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UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 – Assistant Commandants Recruitment

UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 will be conducted by Union Public Service Commission on 26th June, 2016 for recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) viz. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). The Examination will be held in accordance with the Rules for the Examination published by Ministry of Home Affairs in the Gazette of India dated 26th June, 2016.

UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 Seats

The tentative number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is as follows

POSTS VACANCIES
BSF 28
CRPF 97
ITBP 87
SSB 58
Total 270

UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 Eligibility Criteria

UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 eligibility criteria different parameters are given below.

NATIONALITY

No person who is not a citizen of India shall, except with the consent of the Central Government signified in writing be appointed or employed under these Rules. Provided that nothing contained in these rules shall debar the appointment, enrolment or employment of a subject of Nepal or Bhutan under these Rules.

SEX

Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants in CRPF, CISF, SSB and BSF. However, for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants in ITBP only Male candidates are eligible.

Explanation – A female candidate, even if her name is there in the list of successful candidates as declared by UPSC, may not be appointed if she does not get allocated to CRPF, CISF, SSB or BSF on the basis of merit and choice indicated by successful candidates.

AGE LIMITS

A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August, 2016, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1991 and not later than 1st August, 1996.

The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable.

  • upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
  • upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
  • upto a maximum of five years for Civilian Central Government Servants in accordance with the existing instructions of the Central Government. ExServicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation. However the total relaxation claimed on account of Government Service will be limited to five years.
  • upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.

Note I : Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clause of Para 3(III)(b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Civilian Central Government Servants/ Ex Servicemen and persons domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir, will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the categories.

Note II : The term Ex-Servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as Ex-Servicemen in the Ex-Servicemen (Re-employment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.

Note III : The term “Civilian Central Government Servants” in Para 3 (III)(b)(iii) above will apply to persons who are defined as “Government Servants” in the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965 as amended from time to time.

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.

Female candidate can not apply for BSF and ITBP

UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 Application Procedure

UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 application procedure are detailed as follows. Candidate can apply through the details and link provided for applying

HOW TO APPLY FOR UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016

Candidates are required to apply online only by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form have been given in below

The Online Applications can be filled upto 08.04.2016 till 11.59 pm, after which the link will be disabled

INSTRUCTIONS TO FILL UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 APPLICATION FORM

Candidates are required to apply Online using the website www.upsconline.nic.in.

Salient features of the system of Online Application Form are given hereunder:

  • Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.
  • Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available in the above mentioned site through drop down menus.
  • The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) [excepting SC/ST/Female candidates who are exempted from payment of fee] either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using any Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
  • Before start filling up of Online Application, a candidate must have his/her photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 40 KB and must not be less than 3 KB in size for the photograph and 1 KB for the signature.
  • The Online Applications (Part I and II) can be filled from 12.03.2016 to 08.04.2016 till 11.59 p.m., after which link will be disabled.
  • Applicants should avoid submitting multiple applications. However, if due to any unavoidable circumstances, any applicant submits multiple applications then he/ she must ensure that the application with higher RID is complete in all respects.
  • In case of multiple applications, the application with higher RID shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
  • The applicants must ensure that while filling their Application Form, they are providing their valid and active E-Mail IDs as the Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of examination process.
  • The applicants are advised to check their e-mails at regular intervals and ensure that the e-mail address ending with @nic.in are directed to their inbox folder and not to the SPAM folder or any other folder

UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 Quick Links

UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 Selection Procedure

The selection procedure of UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 is given below.

Written Examination

The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will be held on 26 June 2016 and will comprise two papers. Paper I will be held from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon and Paper II will be held from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m

Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests

Candidates who are declared qualified in the written examination will be summoned for Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests. Those candidates who meet the prescribed Physical Standards, specified in Appendix-VI, will be put through the Physical Efficiency Tests as indicated below
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Interview/Personality Test

Candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests, will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission. Candidates who are declared medically unfit but allowed to appear before the “Review Medical Board” on their appeal by the Appellate Authority will be called for Interview/Personality Tests provisionally. The Interview/Personality Test will carry 150 Marks.

Candidates who are short-listed for Interview/Personality Test, including those shortlisted for Interview/Personality Test provisionally will be issued a Detailed Application Form (DAF) in which among other things, they will be required to indicate their preference of Forces. As female candidates are eligible for appointment to CRPF, CISF, SSB and BSF only, they will be required to indicate their preference for CRPF, CISF, SSB and BSF only

Final Selection / Merit

The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test

UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 Centres of Examination

AGARTALA, GANGTOK, PANAJI (GOA)
AHMEDABAD, HYDERABAD, PATNA
AIZAWL, IMPHAL, PORT BLAIR
ALLAHABAD, ITANAGAR, RAIPUR
BANGALORE, JAIPUR, RANCHI
BAREILLY, JAMMU, SAMBALPUR
BHOPAL, JORHAT, SHILLONG
CHANDIGARH, KOCHI, SHIMLA
CHENNAI, KOHIMA, SRINAGAR
CUTTACK, KOLKATA, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
DEHRADUN, LUCKNOW, TIRUPATI
DELHI, MADURAI, UDAIPUR
DHARWAD, MUMBAI, VISHAKHAPATNAM
DISPUR, NAGPUR

UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2016 Key Dates

Date of Notification 12.03.2016
Last Date to Apply 08.04.2016
Exam Date 26.06.2016

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UPSC SO/ STENOGRAPHER EXAM 2015

Union Public Service Commission invites application for UPSC Section Officer and Stenographer Exam 2015. A Combined Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for additions in the Select Lists for the Section Officers’ Grade and Stenographers’ Grade B/Grade ‘1’ of the Services will be held by the Union Public Service Commission commencing on the 17th October 2015 at CHENNAI, DELHI, KOLKATA MUMBAI and NAGPUR in accordance with the Rules published by the Department of Personnel and Training in the Gazette of India.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR UPSC SO/ STENOGRAPHER EXAM 2015

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC SO/ Stenographer Exam 2015 is given below along with category and post. Candidate can check details before applying


APPLICATION FORM FOR FOR UPSC SO/ STENOGRAPHER EXAM 2015

Read the following instructions before filling up the online Application Form

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates must apply Online by using the link given in the website www.upsc.gov.in/ or from the link given below. The Online Application Form can be filled from 21st July 2015 to 7th August till 11.59 PM after which the link will be disabled.

APPLICATION FORM FOR UPSC SO/ STENOGRAPHER EXAM 2015

Candidates should ensure that all columns of the Online Application Form are filled in correctly. No correspondence will be entertained by the Commission from candidates to change any of the entries made in the Application Form.

ADMIT CARD FOR UPSC SO/ STENOGRAPHER EXAM 2015

E-Admit Card of the admitted candidates to this examination will be uploaded on the UPSC website (www.upsc.gov.in) three weeks before the date of commencement of this examination and can be downloaded by the eligible candidates. No paper admit card will be issued by the Commission. Candidates shall not be admitted to the examination unless he/she holds a downloaded e-Admit Card. Candidates are required to fill in their valid and active e-mail id in their online application form as Commission may use electronic modes for contacting them.

EXAM PATTERN FOR UPSC SO/ STENOGRAPHER EXAM 2015

The subjects, in which the candidates competing for different categories of services will be required to take the written examination, will be as follows

KEY DATES FOR UPSC SO/ STENOGRAPHER EXAM 2015

Online Registration for UPSC SO/ Stenographer Exam 2015 starts 21st July 2015
Closing Date of Registration 7th August 2015
Date of UPSC SO/ Stenographer Exam 2015 17th October 2015

For Information Brochure of UPSC SO/ Stenographer Exam 2015. Click Here

UPSC IAS CIVIL SERVICES EXAM 2015

UPSC invited application for recruitment of officers in Group A and Group B post by CIVIL SERVICES EXAM 2015 also known as UPSC IAS 2015 or CSAT 2015. UPSC released 1129 seats approx. this year for CIVIL SERVICES EXAM. Applicants can apply online for UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION.In addition clearing the Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2015 is necessary to appear in Indian Forest Service Exam

LATEST UPDATE– Venue of SARVODAYA BAL VIDYALAYA, TUGHLAKABAD, NEW DELHI changed to DR. SAMPURNANAND SARVODAYA KANYA VIDYALAYA NO. 1, C-BLOCK, YAMUNA VIHAR, DELHI-1 (Check here)

ELIGIBILTY CRITERIA FOR UPSC IAS 2015

NATIONALITY

  • For IAS and IPS, candidate must be a citizen of India. For other services, he / she could Indian citizen, or subject of Nepal or Bhutan, or Tibetan refugee which came to India before Jan 1, 1962; or PIO from countries listed by UPSC in the IAS 2015 Notification.

AGE LIMIT

  • Age limit to appear in UPSC IAS 2015 is that candidate must be between 21 to 32 years old as on August 1, 2015 (born between 02.08.1983 and 01.08.1994). Relaxation in the age limit is applicable to SC, ST, DSP, Ex Servicemen, JK domicile, ECOs and SSCOs as per criteria laid down in the Civil Services 2015 Exam Notification.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • Candidate must be a degree holder from a recognized University.

NO OF ATTEMPTS

  • Total number of attempts allowed is six (6).

Notwithstanding anything contained in this rule, any candidate who appeared in the Civil Services Examination, 2011 but is otherwise ineligible for Civil Services Examination, 2015

  • Due to attainment of upper age limit on the crucial date for examination prescribed under this rule, shall be permitted an additional attempt in the Civil Services Examination, 2015.
  • Due to completion of the number of attempts available for examination under this rule, shall be permitted an additional attempt in the Civil Services Examination, 2015.

ADMIT CARD FOR UPSC IAS 2015

Admit card for UPSC Civil Services Exam is available now. Candidate can download admit card of prelims and mains from the same page here. Currently candidate can check prelims admit card from the link given below

Candidate can download admit card by three method which are as follows

By Registration ID – For this candidate need following details

  • Registration ID
  • Date of Birth
  • Confirm Random Image

By Roll Number – For this candidate need following details

  • Roll Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Confirm Random Image

By Name – For this candidate need following details

  • Candidate Name
  • Father Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Confirm Random Image

APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR UPSC IAS 2015

HOW TO APPLY FOR UPSC IAS 2015 EXAM

Candidates who want to appear in UPSC IAS 2015 are required to apply Online by using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in or by clicking on the given below link

APPLICATION FEES FOR UPSC IAS 2015 EXAM

  • RS 100/- for General & OBC
  • Female/SC/ST/PH Candidates are exempted from payment of fee.

OTHER INFORMATION

NO OF SEATS

This year UPSC announced approximately 1129 which includes 29 vacancies reserved for P.H. Category,i.e. 13 vacancies for LDCP, 5 Vacancies for B/LV and 11 Vacancies for H.I.

DEPARTMENTS UNDER UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAM

  • Indian Administrative Service.
  • Indian Foreign Service.
  • Indian Police Service.
  • Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).
  • Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Gr. III).
  • Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”.
  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra &Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’.
  • Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
  • Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’.

ENQUIRY

  • In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAM applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate ‘C’ of its campus.
  • Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs.

KEY DATES FOR UPSC IAS 2015

Start of online registration 23.05.2015
Closing of online registration 19.06.2015
Date of civil services Pre Exam 23.08.2015

For complete information brochure of UPSC IAS Examination Click Here

UPSC INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION 2015

UPSC released notification for recruitment of officers in INDIAN FOREST SERVICE.Union Public Service Commission will hold a Screening Test for selection to Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2015 through Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2015 which will be held on 23rd August, 2015, in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change in the Gazette of India dated the 23rd May 2015.

UPSC IFS 2015 QUICK LINKS

UPSC IFS 2015 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

NATIONALITY 

A candidate must be either :-
(a) A citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma,  Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India.

AGE LIMITS

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on 1st August, 2015, i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1983 and not later than 1st August, 1994.

The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable:-

  1. upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
  2. upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
  3. upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.
  4. upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof:
  5. upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2015 and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st August, 2015) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service, or (iii) on invalidment.
  6. Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 1st August, 2015 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three month’s notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.
  7.  upto a maximum of 10 years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically handicapped persons.

NOTE I-Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of para 3(ii) (b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, persons domiciled in the State of J & K, blind, deaf-mute and orthopadically handicapped etc. will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the categories.

NOTE II-The term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as ex-servicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Re- employment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.

NOTE III- The age concession under Para 3(ii)(b)(v) and (vi) will not be admissible to Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/ SSCOs, who are released on own request.

NOTE IV- Notwithstanding the provision of age-relaxation under para 3(ii) (b) (vii) above, a physically disabled candidate will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the Government or appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services/posts to be allocated to the physically disabled candidates by the Government.

SAVE AS PROVIDED ABOVE THE AGE LIMITS PRESCRIBED CAN IN NO CASE BE RELAXED.

The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognized by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University, which extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate.

These certificates are required to be submitted only at the time of applying for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination.

No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted.

The expression Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificates mentioned above.

NOTE 1: Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

NOTE 2 : Candidates should also note that once a Date of Birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records of the Commission for the purpose of admission to an Examination, no change will be allowed subsequently (or at any other Examination of the Commission) on any grounds whatsoever.

Note 3 : The candidate should exercise due care while entering their date of birth in the Online Application Form. If on verification at any subsequent stage, any variation is found in their date of birth from the one entered in their matriculation or equivalent Examination certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against them by the Commission under the Rules.

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.

Note I : Candidates who have appeared at an examination the passing of which would render them educationally qualified for the Commission’s examination but have not been informed of the results as also the candidates who intend to appear at such a qualifying examination will also be eligible for admission to the Preliminary Examination. All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for taking the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination will be required to produce proof of passing the requisite examination with their applica- tion for the Main Examination failing which such candidates will not be admit- ted to the Indian Forest Service Main Examination. The applications for the Main Examination will be called sometime in the month of September/October, 2015 through on-line mode.

NOTE II : In addition, the candidates who possess qualification equivalent to those specified in Rule 7 will be required to produce a certificate from University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 clarifying that the degree is at par with the Bachelor’s degree specified in Rule 7 along with their application for the Main Examination failing which such candidate will not be admitted to the Main Examination.

NOTE III : In exceptional cases the Union Public Service Commission may treat a candidate who has not any of the foregoing qualifications as a qualified candidate provided that he/she has passed examination conducted by the other Institutions, the standard of which in the opinion of the Commission justifies his/her admission to the examination.

NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS

Every candidate appearing at the Examination, who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted six attempts at the examination.

Provided that this restriction on the number of attempts will not apply in the case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates who are otherwise eligible. Provided further that the number of attempts permissible to candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes, who are otherwise eligible, shall be nine. Provided further that a physically handicapped will get as many attempts as are available to other non-physically handicapped candidates of his or her community, subject to the condition that a physically handicapped candidate belonging to the General Category shall be eligible for nine attempts. Necessary action to make corresponding changes in respective Rules/ Regulations pertaining to Indian Forest Service is being taken separately. The relaxation will be available to the physically handicapped candidates who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

NOTE :

  • An attempt at a Preliminary Examination shall be deemed to be an attempt at the Examination.
  • If a candidate actually appears in any one paper in the Preliminary Examination, as a candidate for the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, he/she shall be deemed to have made an attempt at the Examination.
  • Notwithstanding the disqualification/ cancellation of candidature the fact of appearance of the candidate at the examination will count as an attempt.

PHYSICAL STANDARDS

Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Indian Forest Service Examination, 2015 as per regulations given in Appendix-III of  the rules for the Indian Forest Service Examination, 2015 published in Gazette of India dated 23rd May, 2015.

UPSC IFS 2015 OTHER INFORMATION

UPSC IFS 2015 EXAM CENTERS

The Preliminary Examination will be held at the following Centers:

Agartala Gurgaon Panaji (Goa)
Ahmedabad Gwalior Patna
Aizawl Hyderabad Port Blair
Aligarh Imphal Puducherry
Allahabad Itanagar Pune
Aurangabad Jabalpur Raipur
Bangalore Jaipur Ranchi
Bareilly Jammu Sambalpur
Bhopal Jodhpur Shillong
Chandigarh Jorhat Shimla
Chennai Kochi Srinagar
Coimbatore Kohima Thane
Cuttack Kolkata Thiruvanan
Dehradun Kozhikode Thapuram
Delhi (Calicut) Tirupati
Dharwad Lucknow Udaipur
Dispur Madurai Varanasi
Faridabad Mumbai Vijayavada
Gangtok Nagpur Vishakhapatnam
Ghaziabad Navi Mumbai
Gorakhpur Noida

APPLICATION FEES

  • RS 100/- for General & OBC
  • Female/SC/ST/PH Candidates are exempted from payment of fee.

NUMBER OF SEATS

This year UPSC announced approximately 110 seats for INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION.

UPSC IFS 2015 KEY DATES

Start of online registration 23.05.2015
Closing of online registration 19.06.2015
Date of IFS PRE Exam 23.08.2015

UPSC ESE 2016- Engineering Services Examination

UPSC is conducting Engineering services examination for recruitment of 602 seats in category mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering and electronics & communication engineering. UPSC ESE 2016 is conducted by UPSC for recruitment of IES officers.

UPSC ESE 2016 Eligibility Criteria

(I) Nationality:

A candidate must be either: (a) a citizen of India, or (b) a subject of Nepal, or (c) a subject of Bhutan,

(II) Age Limits:

(a) A candidate for this examination must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st January, 2016 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1986 and not later than 1st January, 1995.

(b) The upper age‐limit of 30 years will be relaxable upto 35 years in the case of Government servants of the following categories

(III) Minimum Educational Qualification

Minimum eligibility criteria  for UPSC Engineering Services Examination 2016 is candidate must be a degree holder of their respective branch.

(IV) Medical Examination

Every candidate, on being finally recommended by Commission will be required to undergo medical examination as and when so decided by the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) irrespective of the fact that he/she has appeared for such medical examination in the past and found fit/unfit on the basis of earlier examination.

(V) Physical standards

Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Engineering Services Examination, 2016 as per guidelines given in Appendix‐II of the Rules for the Engineering  Services  Examination, 2016 published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 27.02.2016

UPSC ESE 2016 Quick Links

UPSC ESE 2016 Application Procedure

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website or by clicking on the given below link

NO OF SEATS

This year UPSC announced approximately 602 including 20 PH vacancies for Engineering Services Examination 2016.

Departments Under Engineering Services Examination 2016

CIVIL ENGINEERING

  • Indian Railway Service of Engineers.
  • Indian Railway Stores Services (Civil Engineering Posts).
  • Central Engineering Service.
  • Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Civil Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Ordance Factories Services. AWM/JTS (Civil Engg. Posts)
  • Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group-A. (Civil Engg. Posts)
  • Executive Engineer (Civil) P & T Building Works Gr. ‘A’ Service.
  • Assistant Executive Engineer (QS & C) in Military Engineer Service (MES) Surveyor Cadre.

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

  • Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  • Central Power Engineering Service Group ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service. AWM/JTS (Mechanical Engineering Post)
  • Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  • Assistant Executive Engineer Group ‘A’ (Mech. Engg. Posts) in the corps of EME, Ministry of Defence.
  • Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Mechanical Engineering posts)

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

  • Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers.
  • Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
  • Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engg. Posts).
  • Indian Naval Armament Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service. AWM/JTS (Electrical Engineering Post)
  • Central Power Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Electrical Engineering Posts).
  • Assistant Executive Engineer Gr. ‘A’ (Electrical Engineering Posts) in Corps of EME, Min of Defence.

ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

  • Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers.
  • Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/ Electronics Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts).
  • Assistant Executive Engineer Group ‘A’ (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence
  • Central Power Engg. Service, Group ‘A’ [Electronics and Telecommunication Engg. Service].
  • Indian Inspection Service (Asst. Dir. Grade-I)
  • Indian Telecommunication Service Gr. ‘A’.
  • Junior Telecom Officer [General Central Service Group ‘B’ Gazetted Non- Ministerial].

UPSC ESE 2016 Admit Card

Admit card for UPSC Engineering Services Examination 2016 is available on UPSC website three weeks before the exam date.

ENQUIRY

  • In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding UPSC Engineering Services Examination 2016 applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate ‘C’ of its campus.
  • Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs.

UPSC ESE 2016 Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected based on

  • Written examination,
  • Interview/ Personality Test.

UPSC ESE 2016 Exam Pattern

1. The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:

Part I.—The written examination will comprise two sections—Section I consisting only of objective type of questions and Section II of conventional papers. Both Sections will cover the entire syllabus of the relevant engineering disciplines viz. Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering. The Standard and syllabi prescribed for these papers are given in Schedule to the Appendix. The details of the written examination i.e. subject are given below.

Part II.—Personality test carrying a maximum of 200 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the basis of the written examination

2. The following will be the subjects for the written examination:

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UPSC ESE 2016 Key Dates

Start of online registration 27.02.2016
Closing of online registration 25.03.2016
Date of ESE 2016 EXAM 27.05.2016
Declaration of ESE 2016 Result Dec 2016

For complete information refer UPSC ESE 2016 information brochure.

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