The PCS examination is conducted by the State Public Service Commissions e.g. in Uttar Pradesh it is conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC). The selection of the eligible candidates is done through the preliminary examination, main examination, and personal interview test.
The education criteria is a graduation degree in law or an advocate enrolled under the provisions of the Advocate Act 1961 and must possess thorough Knowledge of Hindi in Devanagari script, (the author may check the language requirement which is applicable in his state).
The age limit is minimum 22 year and maximum 35 years.