Originally Posted by becoolchennai
Thanks Rohan. But UPSC calculates the age as on 1-Aug-18. In that case this year prelims is already over. so i can appear in 2019, 2020.
But as on 1-Aug-2021 i will be 35 years and 4 months. will i be eligible for 2021 attempt as well?
Ohh, i forgot or kinda got confused with the date & month taken for Age limit in UPSC. Since the notification usually arrives in Feb so i thought they would be considering 1 Feb for Age limit just like it's case with other Govt exams where the take cut off date w/ regard to age limit is usually the month when Notification is out. So, now u got 2 attempts left, it's enuf. If you start ur preparation even now, you still got good shot at it. Usually, to clear UPSC in first attempt is really tough unless one has proper guidance & knows about what to read & what not to & most aspirants clear the exams either in their 2nd or 3rd attempt. Since u got 2 attempts, u have good chance. Make proper plans, strategy & just believe in urself.