Employment News 11 - 17 February 2012 www.employmentnews.gov.in 21 Union Public Service Commission EXAMINATION NOTICE NO. 04/2012-CSP DATED 11.02.2012 (LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS : 05.03.2012) CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION, 2012 (Commissions website - http://www.upsc.gov.in) F. No. 1/4/2011-E.I(B) : Preliminary Examination of the Civil Services Examination for recruitment to the Services and Posts mentioned below will be held by the Union Public Service Commission on 20th May, 2012 in accordance with the Rules published by the IMPORTANT Department of Personnel & Training in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 4th February, 2012. 1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE (i) Indian Administrative Service. EXAMINATION: (ii) Indian Foreign Service. (iii) Indian Police Service. The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill (iv) Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’. all eligibility conditions for admission to examination. Their admission to (v) Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’. all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to (vi) Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’. satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. (vii) Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’. Mere issue of admission certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/ (viii) Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’. (ix) Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Admin- her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. istration). Commission take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to (x) Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’. original documents only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/ (xi) Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’. Personality Test. (xii) Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’. (xiii) Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group A. 2. HOW TO APPLY: (xiv) Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’. Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website http:// (xv) Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’ www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online (xvi) Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’. applications are available on the above- mentioned website. Brief Instructions (xvii) Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’. for filling up the "Online Application Form" given in Appendix-II. (xviii) Indian Trade Service, Group A (Gr. III). (xix) Indian Corporate Law Service, Group "A". 3. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS : (xx) Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade). The online Applications can be filled up to 5th March, 2012 till 11.59 (xxi) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & PM after which the link will be disabled. Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group B. (xxii) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & 4. The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admission Certificate Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group B. three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e- (xxiii) Pondicherry Civil Service, Group B. Admission Certificate will be made available in the UPSC website (xxiv) Pondicherry Police Service, Group B. [www.upsc.gov.in] for downloading by candidates. No Admission W The number of vacancies to be filled on the result of the examination is expected to Certificate will be sent by post. be approximately 1037. The number of vacancies may undergo change. 5. PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS: W Reservation will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes. Sched- uled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Physically Disabled Categories in re- Candidates should note that there will be penalty (negative marking) for spect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government. wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Note I : The list of services participating in the Civil Services Examination, 2012 is Papers. tentative. 6. FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES: Note II : Services identified suitable for Physically Disabled Categories alongwith In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, respective functional classification and physical requirements are given below :- candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter Sl Name of the Category(ies) *Functional *Physical near gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/ No. Service for which Classification requirements 011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 identified hrs. 1. Indian (i) Locomotor BA, OL, OA, S, ST,W, 7. MOBILE PHONES BANNED: Administrative disability BH, MW SE, H, RWT (a) Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed Service (ii) Visual LV inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any impairment infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including (iii) Hearing PD ban from future examinations. impairment (b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned 2. Indian Foreign (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL S, ST, W, RW, items including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as Service disability C,MF,SE arrangement for safe-keeping cannot be assured. (ii) Visual LV impairment 8. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the (iii) Hearing HH Examination Halls, as safe-keeping of the same cannot be assured. impairment Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard. 3. Indian Revenue (i) Locomotor OL, OA S, ST,W, BN,L CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY ONLY THROUGH ONLINE MODE Service disability, SE,MF, RW,H,C NO OTHER MODE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS ALLOWED (Customs & (ii) Hearing HH Central Excise, impairment Sl Name of the Category(ies) *Functional *Physical Gr. A) No. Service for which Classification requirements 4. Indian P&T (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL, S, W, SE, RW, identified Accounts & disability BL C Finance Service, (ii) Visual LV 7. Indian Revenue (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL, S,ST,W,SE, Service (I.T.), disability BL RW,C Gr. A impairment (iii) Hearing HH Gr. A (ii) Hearing HH impairment impairment 8. Indian Ordnance (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL S,ST,W,BN,RW, 5. Indian Audit & (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL S, ST,W,BN, Factories disability SE,H,C Accounts disability SE,RW,H,C Service, Gr. A (ii) Visual LV Service, Gr. A (ii) Visual LV impairment impairment (iii) Hearing HH (iii) Hearing HH impairment impairment 9. Indian Postal (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL, S, ST, W, BN, 6. Indian Defence (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL, S, ST, W, BN, Service, Gr. A. disability BL RW, SE, H, C Accounts disability BL SE, RW, C (ii) Visual B, LV impairment Service, Gr. A (ii) Visual LV impairment (ii) Hearing HH impairment (iii) Hearing HH impairment Contd..... "Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply."
22 www.employmentnews.gov.in Employment News 11 - 17 February 2012 Sl Name of the Category(ies) *Functional *Physical (B) PLAN OF EXAMINATION : of physical disability attributable to Military No. Service for which Classification requirements The Civil Services Examination will con- Service, or (iii) on invalidment. identified sist of two successive stages (vide Ap- (vi) Upto a maximum of five years in the 10. Indian Civil (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL, S,ST,W,SE, pendix I Section-I below). case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed Accounts disability BL RW,H,C (i) Civil Services Preliminary Examination an initial period of assignment of five years Service, Gr. A (ii) Visual LV (Objective type) for the selection of candi- Military Service as on 1st August, 2012 impairment dates for the Main Examination; and and whose assignment has been ex- (iii) Hearing HH (ii) Civil Services Main Examination (Writ- tended beyond five years and in whose impairment ten and Interview) for the selection of can- case the Ministry of Defence issues a cer- 11. Indian Railway (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL, S,ST,W,SE, didates for the various Services and posts tificate that they can apply for civil employ- Accounts disability BL RW, H,C noted above. ment and that they will be released on three Service, Gr. A (ii) Visual LV months notice on selection from the date Applications are now invited for the Pre- impairment of receipt of offer of appointment. liminary Examination only. Candidates who (iii) Hearing HH are declared by the Commission to have (vii) upto a maximum of 10 years in the impairment case of blind, deaf-mute and qualified for admission to the Main Exami- 12. Indian Railway (i) Locomotor OA, OL S,ST,W,BN, nation will have to apply online again, in orthopaedically handicapped persons. Personnel disability SE,RW,H,C the Detailed Application Form which would NOTE I: Service, Gr. A (ii) Visual B, LV impairment be made available to them. The Main Ex- Candidates belonging to the Scheduled (iii) Hearing HH amination is likely to be held in October/ Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the impairment November, 2012. Other Backward Classes who are also cov- 13. Indian Railway Locomtor OA S,ST, W, SE, RW 3. ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS : ered under any other clauses of para 3(ii) Traffic Service disability OL H, C (b) above, viz. those coming under the cat- Group A (i) Nationality egory of Ex-servicemen, persons domi- 14. Indian Defence (i) Locomotor OA, OL S,ST,W,BN, (1) For the Indian Administrative Service ciled in the State of J & K, blind, deaf-mute Estates Service disability MF,PP,KC, and the Indian Police Service, a candidate and orthopaedically handicapped etc. will Gr. A (ii) Blindness or LV SE,RW,H,C must be a citizen of India. Low Vision be eligible for grant of cumulative age-re- (2) For other services, a candidate must be laxation under both the categories. (iii) Hearing HH impairment either :— NOTE II: 15. Indian Information (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL, , (a) a citizen of India, or The term ex-servicemen will apply to the Service, Gr. A disability BL (b) a subject of Nepal, or persons who are defined as ex-service- (ii) Visual B,LV S,ST,W,SE (c) a subject of Bhutan, or impairment RW,H,C men in the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment (iii) Hearing HH (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, impairment India before 1st January, 1962 with the in- as amended from time to time. 16. Indian Trade (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL, S,ST,W,BN, tention of permanently settling in India, or NOTE III : Service Gr. ‘A’ disability BL MF,SE,RW, (e) a person of Indian origin who has mi- The age concession under para 3(ii) (b) (Gr.III) (ii) Visual LV H,C grated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East (v) and (vi) will not be admissible to Ex- impairment African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the Servicemen and Commissioned Officers (iii) Hearing HH impairment United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, including ECOs/SSCOs who are released Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the on own request. 17. Indian Corporate (i) Locomotor OA,OL, ST, RW, SE Law Service, disability BL S,BN,H intention of permanently settling in India. NOTE IV: Group A (ii) Visual LV Provided that a candidate belonging to ca- Notwithstanding the provision of age-re- impairment tegories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a per- laxation under para 3 (ii) (b) (vii) above, a (iii) Hearing HH son in whose favour a certificate of eligibil- impairment physically disabled candidate will be con- ity has been issued by the Government of sidered to be eligible for appointment only 18. Armed Forces (i) Locomotor OA, OL S,ST,W,BN, India. if he/she (after such physical examination Headquarters disability MF, SE, RW, Provided further that candidates belong- as the Government or appointing author- Civil Service, Gr.B (ii) Visual LV H,C (Section Officers impairment ing to categories (b), (c) and (d) above will ity, as the case may be, may prescribe) is Grade) (iii) Hearing HH not be eligible for appointment to the In- found to satisfy the requirements of physi- impairment dian Foreign Service. cal and medical standards for the con- 19. Delhi, Andaman & (i) Locomotor OA, OL,OAL, S,ST,W,SE, A candidate in whose case a certificate of cerned Services/posts to be allocated to Nicobar Islands, disability BL RW, MF, H,C eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the physically disabled candidates by the Lakshadweep, (ii) Hearing HH the examination but the offer of appoint- Government. Daman & Diu and impairment ment may be given only after the neces- SAVE AS PROVIDED ABOVE THE AGE Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil sary eligibility certificate has been issued LIMITS PRESCRIBED CAN IN NO CASE Service, Gr. B to him/her by the Government of India. BE RELAXED. 20. Delhi, Andaman & (i) Locomotor OL S,ST,W,BN, (ii) Age Limits : The date of birth accepted by the Commis- Nicobar Islands, disability PP, KC, MF, (a) A candidate must have attained the sion is that entered in the Matriculation or Lakshadweep, (ii) Hearing HH SE, RW, H,C age of 21 years and must not have attained Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in Daman & Diu and impairment the age of 30 years on 1st August, 2012, a certificate recognised by an Indian Uni- Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police i.e. he/she must have been born not ear- versity as equivalent to Matriculation or in Service, Gr. B lier than 2nd August, 1982 and not later an extract from a Register of Matriculates 21. Pondicherry (i) Locomotor OA, OL, OAL, S,ST,W,SE, than 1st August, 1991. maintained by a University, which extract Civil Service, disability BL, LV RW,H,C (b) The upper age limit prescribed above must be certified by the proper authority of (Group B) (ii) Visual LV will be relaxable : the University or in the Higher Secondary impairment or an equivalent examination certificate. (iii) Hearing HH (i) upto a maximum of five years if a candi- impairment date belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a These certificates are required to be sub- Scheduled Tribe. mitted only at the time of applying for the *For details about Functional Classification and Physical Requirements, para 8 of this Notice may Civil Services (Main) Examination. please be referred. (ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Back- No other document relating to age like horo- 2. (A) CENTRES OF EXAMINATION : The Examination will be held at the following ward Classes who are eligible to avail of scopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Mu- Centres: reservation applicable to such candidates. nicipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted.AGARTALA (iii) upto a maximum of five years if a can- CHANDIGARH IMPHAL LUCKNOW RANCHI The expression Matriculation/Secondary didate had ordinarily been domiciled in theAHMEDABAD CHENNAI ITANAGAR MADURAI SAMBALPUR Examination Certificate in this part of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the pe-AIZAWL CUTTACK JAIPUR MUMBAI SHILLONG riod from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st instruction includes the alternative certifi-ALIGARH DEHRADUN JAMMU NAGPUR SHIMLA day of December, 1989. cates mentioned above.ALLAHABAD DELHI JODHPUR PANAJI (GOA) SRINAGAR (iv) upto a maximum of three years in the NOTE 1:AURANGABAD DHARWAD JORHAT PATNA THIRUVANANTHAPURAM case of Defence Services personnel dis- Candidates should note that only the DateBANGALORE DISPUR KOCHI PUDUCHERRY TIRUPATI abled in operations during hostilities with of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/BAREILLY GANGTOK KOHIMA PORT BLAIR UDAIPUR any foreign country or in a disturbed area Secondary Examination Certificate or anBHOPAL HYDERABAD KOLKATA RAIPUR VISHAKHAPATNAM and released as a consequence thereof. equivalent certificate as on the date of (v) upto a maximum of five years in the submission of applications will be ac-The centres and the date of holding the take the examination at any one of the case of ex-servicemen including Commis- cepted by the Commission and no sub-examination as mentioned above are li- seven centres viz. Chennai, Delhi, sioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who sequent request for its change will beable to be changed at the discretion of Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Dispur have rendered at least five years Military considered or granted.the Commission. While every effort will and Mumbai. Candidates admitted to the Service as on 1st August, 2012 and have NOTE 2 :be made to allot the candidates to the examination will be informed of the time been released (i) on completion of assign- Candidates should also note that once acentre of their choice for examination, ment (including those whose assignment Date of Birth has been claimed by them table and place or places of examina-the Commission may, at their discretion is due to be completed within one year from and entered in the records of the Com- tion. 1st August, 2012) otherwise than by wayallot a different centre to a candidate, mission for the purpose of admission to The candidates should note that no re- of dismissal or discharge on account of an examination, no change will be allowedwhen circumstances so warrant. Blind quest for change of centre will be granted. misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account subsequently (or at any other examina-candidates will, however, be required to
Employment News 11 - 17 February 2012 www.employmentnews.gov.in 23 tion of the Commission) on any grounds ing to Other Backward Classes, who are no response is received from the those serving under the Public Enterprises whatsoever. otherwise eligible shall be seven. The re- applicants their applications shall be are however, required to submit an under- laxation will be available to the candidates summarily rejected and no further taking that they have informed in writing to NOTE 3 : who are eligible to avail of reservation ap- correspondence shall be entertained in their Head of Office/Department that they The candidate should exercise due care plicable to such candidates. this regard. have applied for the Examination. while entering their date of birth in the Provided further that a physically handi- All female candidates and candidates Candidates should note that in case a com- online Application Form for the Prelimi- capped will get as many attempts as are belonging Scheduled Caste/Scheduled munication is received from their employer nary Examination. If on verification at any available to other non-physically handi- Tribe/ Physically Handicapped catego- by the Commission withholding permission subsequent stage, any variation is found capped candidates of his or her commu- ries are exempted from payment of fee. to the candidates applying for/appearing in their date of birth from the one entered nity, subject to the condition that a physi- No fee exemption is, however, available at the examination, their application will in their matriculation or equivalent Exami- cally handicapped candidate belonging to to OBC candidates and they are required be liable to be rejected/candidature will be nation certificate, disciplinary action will the General Category shall be eligible for to pay the prescribed fee in full. liable to be cancelled. be taken against them by the Commis- sion under the Rules. seven attempts. The relaxation will be avail- Physically disabled persons are exempted NOTE 1 : able to the physically handicapped candi- from the payment of fee provided they are While filling in his/her Application Form, (iii) Minimum Educational Qualifica- dates who are eligible to avail of reserva- otherwise eligible for appointment to the tions : the candidate should carefully decide tion applicable to such candidates. Services/Posts to be filled on the results of about his/her choice of centre for the Ex- The candidate must hold a degree of any of NOTE : this examination on the basis of the stan- amination. Universities incorporated by an Act of the dards of medical fitness for these Services/ (i) An attempt at a Preliminary Examina- If any candidate appears at a centre Central or State Legislature in India or other Posts (including any concessions specifi- tion shall be deemed to be an attempt at other than the one indicated by the Com- educational institutions established by an cally extended to the physically disabled). the Examination. mission in his/her Admission Certificate, Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed A physically disabled candidate claiming the papers of such a candidate will not as a University Under Section-3 of the Uni- (ii) If a candidate actually appears in any fee concession will be required by the be evaluated and his/her candidature will versity Grants Commission Act, 1956, or one paper in the Preliminary Examination, Commission to submit along with their be liable to cancellation. possess an equivalent qualification. he/she shall be deemed to have made an Detailed Application Form, a certified copy attempt at the Examination. of the certificate from a Government Hos- NOTE 2 : NOTE I : (iii) Notwithstanding the disqualification/ pital/Medical Board in support of his/her Candidates are not required to submit Candidates who have appeared at an ex- claim for being physically disabled. alongwith their applications any certifi- amination the passing of which would ren- cancellation of candidature, the fact of ap- pearance of the candidate at the examina- NB : cate in support of their claims regarding der them educationally qualified for the Age, Educational Qualifications, Sched- Commission’s examination but have not tion will count as an attempt. Notwithstanding the aforesaid provision for uled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Other been informed of the results as also the (v) Restrictions on applying for the ex- fee exemption, a physically disabled can- Backward Classes and Physically dis- candidates who intend to appear at such a amination : didate will be considered to be eligible for abled etc. which will be verified at the qualifying examination will also be eligible appointment only if he/she (after such A candidate who is appointed to the Indian time of the Main examination only. The for admission to the Preliminary Examina- physical examination as the Government Administrative Service or the Indian For- candidates applying for the examination tion. All candidates who are declared quali- or the Appointing Authority, as the case eign Service on the results of an earlier should ensure that they fulfil all the eligi- fied by the Commission for taking the Civil may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy examination and continues to be a mem- bility conditions for admission to the Ex- Services (Main) Examination will be re- the requirements of physical and medical ber of that service will not be eligible to amination. Their admission at all the quired to produce proof of passing the req- standards for the concerned Services/ compete at this examination. stages of examination for which they are uisite examination with their application for Posts to be allocated to physically disabled In case such a candidate is appointed to admitted by the Commission viz. Prelimi- the Main Examination failing which such candidates by the Government. the IAS/IFS after the Preliminary Examina- nary Examination, Main (Written) Exami- candidates will not be admitted to the Main NOTE I : nation and Interview Test will be purely Examination. The applications for the Main tion of Civil Services Examination, 2012 is over and he/she continues to be a mem- APPLICATIONS WITHOUT THE PRE- provisional, subject to their satisfying the Examination will be called sometime in the SCRIBED FEE (UNLESS REMISSION OF prescribed eligibility conditions. If on veri- month of July/August, 2012. ber of that service, he/she shall not be eli- gible to appear in the Civil Services (Main) FEE IS CLAIMED) SHALL BE SUMMARILY fication at any time before or after the NOTE II : Examination, 2012 notwithstanding his/her REJECTED. Preliminary Examination, Main (written) In exceptional cases the Union Public Ser- having qualified in the Preliminary Exami- NOTE II : Examination and Interview Test, it is vice Commission may treat a candidate who nation, 2012. found that they do not fulfil any of the Fee once paid shall not be refunded under has not any of the foregoing qualifications eligibility conditions, their candidature Also provided that if such a candidate is any circumstances nor can the fee be held as a qualified candidate provided that he/ for the examination will be cancelled by appointed to IAS/IFS after the commence- in reserve for any other examination or she has passed examination conducted by the Commission. ment of the Civil Services (Main) Exami- selection. the other Institutions, the standard of which If any of their claims is found to be incor- nation, 2012 but before the result thereof NOTE III : in the opinion of the Commission justifies rect, they may render themselves liable and continues to be a member of that ser- If any candidate who took the Civil Ser- his/her admission to the examination. to disciplinary action by the Commission vice, he/she shall not be considered for vices Examination held in 2011 wishes to in terms of Rule 14 of the Rules for the NOTE III : appointment to any service/post on the apply for admission to this examination, Civil Services Examination, 2012 repro- Candidates possessing professional and basis of the result of this examination viz. he/she must submit his/her application with- duced below : technical qualifications which are Civil Services Examination, 2012. out waiting for the results or an offer of ap- A candidate who is or has been declared recognised by Government as equivalent (vi) Physical Standards : pointment. by the Commission to be guilty of : to professional and technical degree Candidates must be physically fit accord- NOTE IV : would also be eligible for admission to the (i) Obtaining support for his/her candida- ing to physical standards for admission to Candidates admitted to the Main Exami- examination. ture by the following means, namely :– Civil Services Examination, 2012 as per nation will be required to pay a further fee NOTE IV : guidelines given in Appendix-III of Rules of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two hundreds only). (a) offering illegal gratification to, or Candidates who have passed the final pro- for Examination published in the Gazette (b) applying pressure on, or 5. HOW TO APPLY : of India Extraordinary dated 4th February, (c) blackmailing, or threatening to fessional M.B.B.S. or any other Medical (a) Candidates are required to apply online 2012. Examination but have not completed their using the website http://www.upsconline. blackmail any person connected with the internship by the time of submission of their 4. FEE : nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up conduct of the examination, or applications for the Civil Services (Main) Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/PH online applications are available on the (ii) impersonating, or Examination, will be provisionally admit- Candidates who are exempted from pay- abovementioned website. (iii) procuring impersonation by any per- ted to the Examination provided they sub- ment of fee) are required to pay fee of The applicants are advised to submit son, or mit along with their application a copy of Rs. 50/- (Rupees Fifty only) either by re- only single application; however, if due mitting the money in any Branch of SBI by (iv) submitting fabricated documents or certificate from the concerned authority of to any unavoidable situation, if he/she Cash, or by using net banking facility of documents which have been tampered the University/Institution that they had submits another/multiple applications, State Bank of India/ State Bank of Bikaner with, or passed the requisite final professional then he/she must ensure that applica- medical examination. In such cases, the & Jaipur/Sate Bank of Hyderabad/State tion with the higher RID is complete in all (v) making statements which are incor- Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala /State respects like applicants’ details, exami- rect or false or suppressing material infor- candidates will be required to produce at Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Mas- nation centre, photograph, signature, fee mation, or the time of their interview original Degree ter Credit/Debit Card. etc. The applicants who are submitting (vi) resorting to the following means in con- or a certificate from the concerned compe- For the applicants in whose case multiple applications should note that nection with his/her candidature for the ex- tent authority of the University/Institution that payments details have not been received only the applications with higher RID (Reg- amination, namely they had completed all requirements (in- from the bank they will be treated as istration ID) shall be entertained by the cluding completion of internship) for the (a) obtaining copy of question paper fictitious payment cases and a list of all Commission and fee paid against one award of the Degree. RID shall not be adjusted against any through improper means, such applicants shall be made available (iv) Number of attempts : other RID. (b) finding out the particulars of the on the Commission website within two persons connected with secret Every candidate appearing at the exami- weeks after the last day of submission (b) All candidates, whether already in Gov- work relating to the examination. nation who is otherwise eligible, shall be of online application. These applicants ernment Service, Government owned in- permitted four attempts at the examination. shall also be intimated through e-mail to dustrial undertakings or other similar (c) influencing the examiners, or submit copy of proof of their payment to organisations or in private employment (vii) using unfair means during the exami- Provided that this restriction on the num- should submit their applications direct to the Commission at the address nation, or ber of attempts will not apply in the case of the Commission. mentioned in the e-mail. The applicant Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (viii)writing obscene matter or drawing shall be required to submit the proof Persons already in Government Service, candidates who are otherwise eligible. obscene sketches in the scripts, or within 10 days from the date of such whether in a permanent or temporary ca- Provided further that the number of communication either by hand or by pacity or as workcharged employees other (ix) misbehaving in the examination hall attempts permissible to candidates belong- speed post to the Commission. In case, than casual or daily rated employees or including tearing of the scripts, provoking
24 www.employmentnews.gov.in Employment News 11 - 17 February 2012fellow examinees to boycott examination, The mere fact that a certificate of admis- L 3. Work Performed by Lifting choice questions) and carry a maximum ofcreating a disorderly scene and the like, or sion to the Examination has been issued KC 4. Work Performed by Kneeling 400 marks in the subjects set out in sub-(x) harassing or doing bodily harm to the to a candidate, will not imply that his/her and Crouching section (A) of Section-II. This examinationstaff employed by the Commission for the candidature has been finally cleared by BN 5. Work Performed by Bending is meant to serve as a screening test only;conduct of their examinations, or the Commission or that entries made by the marks obtained in the Preliminary Ex- S 6. Work Performed by Sitting (on the candidate in his/her application for the amination by the candidates who are de-(xi) being in possession of or using mo- bench or chair) Preliminary examination have been ac- clared qualified for admission to the Mainbile phone, pager or any electronic equip- ST 7. Work Performed by Standing cepted by the Commission as true and Examination will not be counted for deter-ment or device or any other equipment W 8. Work Performed by Walking correct. Candidates may note that the mining their final order of merit. The num-capable of being used as a communica- Commission takes up the verification of SE 9. Work Performed by Seeing ber of candidates to be admitted to the Maintion device during the examination; or eligibility conditions of a candidate, with H 10. Work Performed by Hearing/ Examination will be about twelve to thirteen(xii) violating any of the instructions issued reference to original documents, only af- times the total approximate number of va- Speakingto candidates along with their Admission ter the candidate has qualified for Civil cancies to be filled in the year in the variousCertificates permitting them to take the ex- RW 11. Work Performed by Reading Services (Main) Examination. Unless can- Services and Posts. Only those candidatesamination, or and Writing didature is formally confirmed by the Com- who are declared by the Commission to(xiii)attempting to commit or as the case mission, it continues to be provisional. C 12. Communication have qualified in the Preliminary Examina-may be abetting the Commission of all or The decision of the Commission as to the Code FUNCTIONAL CLASSIFICATION tion in the year will be eligible for admissionany of the acts specified in the foregoing eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for BL 1. Both legs affected but not arms to the Main Examination of that year pro-clauses; admission to the Examination shall be final. BA 2. Both arms affected vided they are otherwise eligible for admis-may in addition to rendering himself/her- Candidates should note that the name in the a. Impaired Reach sion to the Main Examination.self liable to criminal prosecution, be liable. Admission Certificate in some cases, may 3. The Main Examination will consist of a b. Weakness of Grip. (a) to be disqualified by the Commis- be abbreviated due to technical reasons. written examination and an Interview Test. c. ataxic sion from the examination for (ii) In the event of a candidate download- The written examination will consist of 9 which he/she is a candidate and/ BLA 3. Both legs and both arms af- papers of conventional essay type in the ing more than one Admission Certificate fected. or from the Commissions website, he/she subjects set out in sub-section (B) of Sec- (b) to be debarred either permanently OL 4. One leg affected (R or L) tion-II. Also see Note (ii) under para I of should use only one of these Admission or for a specified period Certificates for appearing in the examina- a. impaired reach Section-II (B). (i) by the Commission from any tion and report about the other(s) to the b. weakness of grip 4. Candidates who obtain such minimum examination or selection held Commissions Office. c. ataxic qualifying marks in the written part of the by them; (iii) Candidates are informed that as the OA 5. One arm affected (R or L) Main Examination as may be fixed by the Preliminary Examination is only a screening Commission at their discretion, shall be (ii) by the Central Government a. impaired reach test, no marks sheets will be supplied to suc- summoned by them for an interview/for a from any employment under b. weakness of grip cessful or unsuccessful candidates and no Personality Test vide sub-section ‘C’ of them; and correspondence will be entertained by the c. ataxic Section-II. However, the papers on Indian (c) if he/she is already in service un- Languages and English will be of qualify- Commission, in this regard. OAL 6. One arm and one leg affected der Government to disciplinary ac- ing nature. Also see Note (ii) under para 1 tion under the appropriate Rules. (iv) If a candidate receives an e-Admis- MW 7. Muscular weakness. of Section-II (B). The marks obtained inProvided that no penalty under this Rules sion Certificate in respect of some other B 8. Blind these papers will not be counted for rank-shall be imposed except after candidate the same should be immediately LV 9. Low vision ing. The number of candidates to be sum- returned to the Commission with a request H 10. Hearing(i) giving the candidate an opportunity of moned for interview will be about twice the to issue the correct e-Admission Certificate.making such representation, in writing as Note : The above list is subject to revision. number of vacancies to be filled. The inter- Candidates may note that they will not behe/she may wish to make in that behalf; and 9. A candidate will be eligible to get the view will carry 300 marks (with no mini- allowed to take the examination on the(ii) taking the representation, if any, sub- benefit of community reservation only in mum qualifying marks). strength of an Admission Certificate issuedmitted by the candidate within the period in respect of another candidate. case the particular caste to which the can- Marks thus obtained by the candidates inallowed to him/her into consideration. didates belong is included in the list of re- the Main Examination (written part as well (v) Candidates must ensure that their e-6. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF AP- served communities issued by the Central as interview) would determine their final mail IDs given in their online applicationsPLICATIONS : Government. If a candidate indicates in his/ ranking. Candidates will be allotted to the are valid and active. various Services keeping in view their her application form for Civil Services (Pre- The Online Applications can be filled IMPORTANT : ALL COMMUNICATIONS liminary) Examination that he/she belongs ranks in the examination and the prefer-up to 5th March 2012 till 11.59 pm after TO THE COMMISSION SHOULD INVARI- to General category but subsequently ences expressed by them for the variouswhich the link will be disabled. ABLY CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING PAR- writes to the Commission to change his/ Services and Posts.7. CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE TICULARS. her category to a reserved one, such re- Section-IICOMMISSION: 1. NAME AND YEAR OF THE EXAMINA- quest shall not be entertained by the Com- Scheme and subjects for the PreliminaryThe Commission will not enter into any cor- TION. mission. and Main Examinations.respondence with the candidates about their 2. REGISTRATION ID (RID) While the above principle will be fol-candidature except in the following cases: A. Preliminary Examination 3. ROLL NUMBER (IF RECEIVED) lowed in general, there may be a few cases(i) The eligible candidates shall be issued The Examination shall comprise two 4. NAME OF CANDIDATE (IN FULL AND where there was a little gap (say 2-3an e-Admission Certificate three weeks compulsory papers of 200 marks each. IN BLOCK LETTERS) months) between the issuance of a Gov-before the commencement of the exami- ernment Notifications enlisting a particular NOTE (i) Both the question papers will benation. The e-Admission Certificate will be 5. COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS AS of the objective type (multiple choice ques- community in the list of any of the reservedmade available on the UPSC website GIVEN IN THE APPLICATION. tions). communities and the date of submission[www.upsc.gov.in] for downloading by can- N.B. I. COMMUNICATION NOT CONTAIN- of the application by the candidate. In such (ii) The question papers will be set both indidates. No Admission Certificate will be ING THE ABOVE PARTICULARS MAY cases the request of change of comunity Hindi and English. However, questionssent by post. If a candidate does not receive NOT BE ATTENDED TO. from General to Reserved may be consid- relating to English Language Comprehen-his e-Admission Certificate or any other com- N.B. II. CANDIDATES SHOULD ALSO ered by the Commission on merit. sion skills of Class X level will be testedmunication regarding his/her candidature for NOTE DOWN THEIR RID NUMBER FOR 10. The closing date fixed for the receipt of through passages from English Languagethe examination three weeks before the FUTURE REFERENCE. THEY MAY BE the application will be treated as the date only without providing Hindi translationcommencement of the examination, he/she REQUIRED TO INDICATE THE SAME IN for determining the OBC status (including thereof in the question paper.should at once contact the Commission. In- CONNECTION WITH THEIR CANDIDA- that of creamy layer) of the candidate. (iii) Details of the syllabi are indicated information in this regard can also be obtained TURE FOR THE CIVIL SERVICES (MAIN) Part A of Section III.from the Facilitation Counter located in the EXAMINATION. 11. WITHDRAWAL OF APPLICATIONS : (iv) Each paper will be of two hours dura-Commission’s Office either in person or over 8. The eligibility for availing reservation NO REQUEST FOR WITHDRAWAL OF tion. Blind candidates will however, be al-phone Nos. 011-23381125/011-23385271/ against the vacancies reserved for the CANDIDATURE RECEIVED FROM A lowed an extra time of twenty minutes at011-23098543. In case no communication physically disabled persons shall be the CANDIDATE AFTER HE/SHE HAS SUB- each paper.is received in the Commissions Office same as prescribed in "The Persons with MITTED HIS/HER APPLICATION WILL BE ENTERTAINED UNDER ANY CIRCUM- B. Main Examinationfrom the candidate regarding non-receipt Disability (Equal Opportunities, Protectionof his/her Admission Certificate atleast 3 STANCES. The written examination will consist of of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995."weeks before the examination, he/she (R.K. SINHA) the following papers : Provided further that the physically dis-himself/herself will be solely responsible JOINT SECRETARY Paper I One of the Indian 300 marks abled candidates shall also be required tofor non-receipt of his/her Admission Cer- meet special eligibility criteria in terms of UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION languages to betificate. physical requirements/functional classifi- selected by theNo candidate will ordinarily be allowed to cation (abilities/disabilities) consistent with APPENDIX-I candidate from thetake the examination unless he/she holds requirements of the identified Service/Post Section-I Languages includeda certificate of admission for the exami- as may be prescribed by its Cadre Con- PLAN OF EXAMINATIONnation. On downloading of e-Admission in the Eighth Schedule trolling Authority at note-II of Para-1 of this The competitive examination comprisesCertificate, check it carefully and bring Notice. to the Constitution. two successive stages :discrepancies/errors, if any, to the no- The physical requirement and functional Paper II English 300 markstice of UPSC immediately. (i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examina- classification can for example be one or Paper III Essay 200 marks tions (Objective Type) for the selection ofThe candidates should note that their ad- more of the following : candidates for Main Examination; and Papers IV General Studies 300 marksmission to the examination will be purely Code Physical Requirements and V for each paperprovisional based on the information given (ii) Civil Services (Main) Examination (Writ- MF 1. Work performed by Manipula- ten and Interview) for the selection of can- Papers VI Any two 300 marksby them in the Application Form. This will tion by Fingers didates for the various services and posts. VII, VIII subjects to for eachbe subject to verification of all the eligibilityconditions by the UPSC. PP 2. Work Performed by Pulling & 2. The Preliminary Examination will consist and IX be selected from paper Pushing of two papers of Objective type (multiple the list of the