UPSC Engineering Services Examination, 2011

The Union Public Service Commission will hold the Engineering Services Examination, 2011 commencing from 14th May, 2011. The examination will be held at various centres across the country. Salient features of the examination are published herein for general information of candidates. For details regarding the Syllabi and Scheme of the examination, Centres of examination, Guidelines for filling up application form etc., the candidates must refer to the Detailed Notice of the examination published In the Employment News / Rozgar Samachar dated 8 January, 2011.

Eligibility

Age Limits: Not less than 21 years and not more than 30 years on 1st August, 2011. The upper age limit is relaxable for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/ Other Backward Classes and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice.

Educational Qualifications: A candidate must hold a Degree in engineering or equivalent. Provided that a candidate applying for the post of Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts) and Engineer Group ‘A’ in Wireless Planning & Coordination Wing/Monitoring Organization may possess M.Sc. degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication, Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject. Candidates who qualify on the basis of results of the written part of the examination will be summoned for personality test.

Physical Standards: Candidates must be Physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Engineering Services Examination, 2011 as per Regulations given in Appendix-lI of Rules for Examination published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 8” January, 2011.

How to Apply

Candidates are required to apply Online only using the link www.upsconline.nic.in. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website.

The Candidates residing in certain remote areas specified in Para 6 of the detailed notice published in Employment News/Rogar Samachar dated 8” January. 2011 have the option to apply Offline by using the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices (specified in Appendix-Ill of the Notice published in the Employment News! Rozgar Samachar) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs.20/- (Rupees twenty only). Each such Form can be used only once and only for one examination.

In case of any difficulty in obtaining Application Forms from the designated Head Post Offices / Post Offices, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC’s “FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL” Over Telephone No.01 1-23389366/Fax No.011.23387310 or The Candidates are required to apply online using the ink www.upsconlineapplication.nic.in. Candidates are advised to go through the instructions given in the Employment News dated 8.1.2011. It may be noted that all offline applications, if any, received from candidates residing in normal areas/ abroad, shall be summarily rejected by the Commission. The option of offline application Is available only to candidates residing In specified remote areas.

Fee

Candidates applying Online are required to pay a reduced fee of Rs. 50 (Rupees Fifty only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using Visa / Master Credit / Debit card.

Candidates residing in certain remote areas specified in Para 6 of detailed notice who apply offline (through Common Application Form) are required to pay Rs.100 (Rupees One Hundred only) through Central Recruitment Fee Stamp only.

SC/ST/Female/PH candidates are excepted from payment of Fees. (OBC candidates are required to pay full fees).

Address and last date for receipt of applications

Online (From all candidates) The Online Applications can be filled up to 7 February, 2011 till 11.59 PM after which the link will be disabled.

Offline (From candidates residing in specified remote areas only) All offline applications from candidates residing in remote areas only, specified in Para 6 of the Notice must reach the “Controller of Examinations, Union Public service Commission, Dholpur House, Shah Jahan Road, New Delhi – 110069” by Post / Speed Post only, on or before the 14th February, 2011. It may be noted that no application will be received by hand or by courier.

Facilitation Counter and website for guidanec of candidates

In case of any guidance/information & clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’S Facilitation Counter near C gate of its campus in person or over Telephone No. O11-233852711011-233811251011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 AM. and 5.00 P.M. The Commission also has Website at address www.upsc.gov.in over which the candidates can obtain details of the examination as well as information about registration of their applications, venue of the examination and results etc.

Mobile phones are banned in the Campus of UPSC Examination Halls.

Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.

Candidates are required to apply only through Online mode (except candidates residing in remote areas specified In Para 6 of the Notice who has the option of applying through offline or online mode).

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