Upper Age Limit raised to 40 years for Entry into Govt. Jobs

Government raised the limit to 40 years for entry into Govt service in Group C and D only. The minimum age is unchanged i.e.18 years. The age relaxation for the SC / ST candidates fixed at 45 years and that for OBC / PH candidates at 43 years.

In the year 2006, the Government had raised the upper age limit for entry into Govt. service from 32 to 37 years with a validity of 5 years. Now the Government again raised the limit to 40 years for entry into Govt service in Group C and D only. The minimum age is unchanged i.e.18 years. The age relaxation for the SC / ST candidates fixed at 45 years and that for OBC / PH candidates at 43 years. Here is the published G.O.:

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch

No. 11653-F(P), dated 30.12.2011

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the power conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution of India, the Governor is pleased hereby to make the following amendments in the West Bengal Services(Raising of Age limit) Rules, 1981, published with this Department notification No. 10317-F dated the 31st December, 1981, as subsequently amended (herein after referred to as the said rules:-

Amendments

In the said rules, -

(1) in sub-rule (2) of rule 1 for the words, figures and letters “the 31st December, 2011, substitute the words, figures and letters, “the 31st December, 2016″;

(2) Where the upper age-limit for recruitment to any post or service is fixed at less than 32 years, such upper age-limit shall be raised to 32 years:

Provided that upper age-limit for the direct recruitment to all Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’ posts shall be 40 years:

Provided further that where recruitment to any post or service is made in accordance with the West Bengal Regulation of Recruitment in State Government Establishments and Establishments under Public Undertakings, Statutory Bodies, Government Companies and Local Authorities Act, 1999 (West Ben. Act, XIV of 1999) and rules or notifications issued thereunder and not through the Public Service Commission, West Bengal, the upper age-limit shall be raised to 40 years”.

2. This notification shall come into force with effect from the 1st January, 2012.

By order of the Governor,

Sd/- C.M. Bachhawat
Principal Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal,
Finance Department.

Comments

  1. swagata bhattacharya says

    I am 28 years old and interested in government job.i am fresh BA graduate and have computer knowledge .pls suggest me the idea about government jobs and email me while the exam announcement.you also inform me by phone call.My land line phone no is 2549-7832.

  2. c.sumathi says

    I m 29 years old and interested in govt jobs.i m a BA graduate pls suggest me the ideas for govt jobs and email me while the exam announcement.

  3. GAYATRI MUKHERJEE says

    I am 37 years , looking for Govt job , preferably teaching. I have eight years teaching experience privately. Please suggest me as soon as possible through my e-mail address.

  4. sushanta dey says

    sir.
    I am now 32+ . unfortunstly I have missed 2013 wbcs exam. because it did not published..

    I just want to know is the age limit raiseed to 40 years for the exam of Wbcd group C or D post… as per notice

    plz reply me… I am waiting for ur ans

  5. Bholanath roy says

    my Age is 43 years so i very interest to do the govertment jobs so pls do need full to me beacue i am interesting in data entry office assistant or any accountant. i am s/c person. H S pass.

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