Engineering Services Examination 2010
UPSC Examination Notice No. 05/2010-ENGG
Dated : 30 – 01 – 2010 – Engineering Services Examination, 2010
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No.F. 2/4/2009-E.I(B): A combined competitive examination for recruitment to the Services/posts mentioned in para 2 below will be held by the Union Public Service Commission at AGARTLA, AHMEDABAD, AIZWAL, ALIGARH, ALLAHABAD, BANGALORE, BAREILLY, BHOPAL,KOLKATA (CALCUTTA), CHANDIGARH, CHENNAI, CUTTACK, DEHRADUN, DELHI, DHARWAR, DISPUR (GUWAHATI), GANGTOK, HYDERABAD, IMPHAL, ITANAGAR, JAIPUR, JAMMU, JORHAT, KOCHI , KOHIMA, KOLKATA , LUCKNOW, MADURAI, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PANAJI (GOA), PATNA, PORTBLAIR, RAIPUR, RANCHI, SAMBALPUR, SHILLONG, SHIMLA, SRINAGAR, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, TIRUPATI, UDAIPUR AND VISHAKHAPATNAM commencing on 26th June, 2010 in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) in the Gazette of India dated the 30th January, 2010.
THE CENTRES AND THE DATE OF HOLDING THE EXAMINATION AS MENTIONED ABOVE ARE LIABLE TO BE CHANGED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COMMISSION. WHILE EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO ALLOT THE CANDIDATES TO THE CENTRE OF THEIR CHOICE FOR EXAMINATION, THE COMMISSION MAY, AT THEIR DISCRETION, ALLOT A DIFFERENT CENTRE TO A CANDIDATE WHEN CIRCUMSTANCES SO WARRANT. CANDIDATES ADMITTED TO THE EXAMINATION WILL BE INFORMED OF THE TIME TABLE AND PLACE OR PLACES OF Examination.
The candidates should note that no request for change of centre will normally be granted. However, when a candidate desires a change in centre from the one he had indicated in his Application form for the Examination, he must send a letter addressed to the Secretary, Union Public Service Commission giving full justification as to why he desires a change in centre. Such requests will be considered on merits but requests received in the Commission’s Office after 02nd April, 2010 will not be entertained under any circumstances nor will such communications be replied to.
2(A). Recruitment on the results of this examination will be made to the Services/posts under the following categories:-
The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 434 including 10 PH vacancies. The number of vacancies is liable to alteration.
Reservations will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Physically Disabled Categories in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government of India.
CATEGORY IV – ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Tele-communication/Electronics Engineering Posts).
(iii) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Engineering Branch) (Electronics Engineering Posts).
(iv) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts).
(v) Central Power Engineering Services (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Posts).
(vi) Assistant Executive Engineer Group ‘A’ (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence.
(vii) Engineer (GCS-Gr.”A”) in Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing/Monitoring Organisation; M/o Communication and Information Technology (D/o Telecommunication)
(viii) Assistant Naval Stores officer Grade I (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
(ix) Indian Inspection Service, Gr.’A’ (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts).
(x) Indian Supply Service, Gr.’A’ (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts).
(xi) Indian Telecommunication Service, Group ‘A’
Note:- Recruitment to the Services/Posts mentioned above will be made on the basis of the scheme(s) of examination prescribed in Appendix-I to the Notice. Candidates who are declared qualified on the results of written part of the examination will be required to indicate their preference for Services/Posts at the appropriate time in the detailed application form.
N.B.(i) – Departmental candidates are the candidates admitted to the examination under age relaxation vide Para 3 (II). Such candidates may give their preference in the detailed application form for the services/posts in other ministries/departments also.
N.B. (ii)—Candidates admitted to the examination under the proviso to para 3 (III) will be considered only for the posts mentioned in the said proviso, and their preference for other Services and Posts, if any, will be ignored.
N.B. (iii)—The candidates will be allotted to various Services/Posts strictly in accordance with their merit position, preferences exercised by them and number of vacancies, subject to their medical fitness.
B. A candidate may apply for admission to the examination in respect of any one of the categories of the Services/Posts mentioned in para 2 above viz. Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.
1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION:
Mere issue of admission certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission.
Commission take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidate has qualified for interview/Personality Test.
2 APPLICATION FORM :
The Commission proposes to make available online application submission for Engineering Services Examination 2010 from 6th February to 22nd February 2010 for which a separate notice is to be issued.
Candidates who wish to apply offline must apply in 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-III of the Notice) 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 Application Forms from the designated HPOs/POs, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned post Master or UPSC’s “FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL” over Telephone No. 011-23389366/FAX No. 011-23387310. Candidates are advised to read carefully the “Instructions for filling up the Application form”given in Appendix of this Notice.
3. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS :
All offline applications must reach the “Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi – 110069” either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier, on or before the 2nd March, 2010.
However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote localities specified in Para 6 of this Notice the last date for receipt of applications by Post/Speed Post only (not by Hand or by Courier) is 9th March, 2010.
4. PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS (In Objective Type Papers) :
Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.
5. FACILITATION COUNTER AND WEBSITE FOR GUIDANCE 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. 011-23385271/FAX No. 011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs.
The Commission also has Website at address : http://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.
6. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
Candidates are advised to read carefully the instructions/guidelines for filling up the Application Form (Appendix II) and “Special Instructions to the candidates for “Conventional Type Tests and Objective Type Tests” (Appendix IV) (Part A and Part B)
7. Mobile Phone Not Allowed:
(a) Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
(b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned item including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safekeeping can not be assured.
8. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable costly items to the Examination Halls, as safe keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.
Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.
3. Eligibility Conditions:
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 Indian before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above 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 by the Government of India.
(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 August, 2010 i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1980 and not later than 1st August, 1989.
(b) The upper age-limit of 30 years will be relaxable upto 35 years in the case of Government servants of the following categories, if they are employed in a Department/Office under the control of any of the authorities mentioned in column 1 below and apply for admission to the examination for all or any of the Service(s)/Posts mentioned in column 2, for which they are otherwise eligible.
(i) A candidate who holds substantively a permanent post in the particular Department/Office concerned. This relaxation will not be admissible to a probationer appointed against a permanent post in the Department/Office during the period of his probation.
(ii) A candidate who has been continuously in a temporary service on a regular basis in the particular Department/Office for at least 3 years on the 1st August, 2010.
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