DHARAMSHALA, Feb. 15 -- The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared Tibetan refugees, who moved to India before January 1, 1962, eligible for All India Services barring Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).

As per the UPSC Exam 2020 notification issued on February 12, the nationality criteria for services other than IAS, IFS and IPS requires a candidate to be a citizen of India, or a subject of Nepal, Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.

A person of Indian origin, who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of ...