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  1. 1. Employment News 10 - 16 March 2012 www.employmentnews.gov.in 17 UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION EXAMINATION NOTICE NO. 05/2012-IPSLC DATED: 10.03.2012 (Last Date for Receipt of Applications : 01.04.2012) INDIAN POLICE SERVICE LIMITED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION, 2012 (Commissions Website http://www.upsc.gov.in) No.22/4/2010-E.I (B) : The Union Public Municipal Corporation, service records Service Commission will hold a Limited IMPORTANT and the like will be accepted. Competitive Examination from 20 th of The expression Matriculation/Higher May, 2012 for the purpose of filling 1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION: Secondary Examination Certificate in this vacancies in the Indian Police Service The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all part of the instruction includes the (IPS) in accordance with the Rules eligibility conditions for admission to examination. Their admission to all the stages alternative certificates mentioned above. published by the Ministry of Home of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Note-I : Candidates should note that the Affairs in the Gazette of India date of birth as recorded in the Extraordinary dated 03 rd March, 2012. Mere issue of e-admission certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her Matriculation/ Secondary Examination ❖ The number of vacancies to be filled candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Certificate or an equivalent Certificate will on the result of the examination will be Commission will take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original only be accepted by Commission and no finalized later on in consultation with documents only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test. subsequent request for its change will be the Ministry of Home Affairs. 2. HOW TO APPLY: considered or granted. ❖ Reservation will be made for (a) Candidates must apply Online by using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in. Note-II: Candidates should also note that candidates belonging to Scheduled Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above- once a date of birth has been claimed by Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other mentioned website. them and entered in the records of the Backward Classes Categories in Candidates should ensure that all columns of the Online Application Form are filled Commission for the purpose of admission respect of vacancies as may be fixed in correctly. No correspondence will be entertained by the Commission from to an examination, no change will be by the Government. candidates to change any of the entries made in the application form. In case of NIL allowed subsequently (or at any other ❖ Since Indian Police Service is information, candidates are advised to clearly write NIL or ‘0’ in the relevant column. examination of the Commission) on any exempted from PH reservation, no No column should be left blank. grounds whatsoever. vacancy will be available for The printed copy of the Online Application Form with necessary certification done SAVE AS PROVIDED ABOVE THE AGE recruitment of PH category candidates by the appropriate authority must reach the Secretary, Union Public Service LIMITS PRESCRIBED CAN IN NO CASE through this examination. Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi – 110069 on or before BE RELAXED. The candidates must indicate their 19th April, 2012. (C) Every candidates appearing at the preferences for cadre (State/UT) The envelope containing the application should be superscribed “Application for examination who is otherwise eligible, allocation. In case no preference is given Indian Police Service Limited Competitive Examination, 2012”. Application can shall be permitted two attempts at this by a candidate for cadre allocation, it will also be delivered at Union Public Service Commission counter by hand. The examination which may be further relaxed be assumed that he/she does not have Commission will not be responsible for the applications delivered to any other by one additional attempt in case of SC, specific cadre preference for those functionary of the Commission. ST and OBC candidates. services. Moreover, if a candidate cannot (b) Candidates are advised to read carefully the instructions for filling up the “Online Application Form” given in Appendix-II of this notice. (D) A candidate must hold a degree of any be allocated to any cadre of his/her choice, of the Universities incorporated by an Act he/she shall be allotted to any of the 3. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: of the Central or State Legislature in India remaining cadres in which there are The Online Applications can be filled upto 1st April, 2012 till 11.59 p.m. after or other educational institutions vacancies. The decision of government which the link will be disabled. The last date for receiving printed copy of Online established by an Act of Parliament or in respect of cadre allocation shall be final. Application Form along with enclosures/certificates is 19th April 2012 declared to be deemed as a University 2. (A) CENTRES OF EXAMINATION: The 4. PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS: under Section 3 of the University Grants Examination will be held at the following Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong Commission Act, 1956 or possess an Centres: answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers. equivalent qualification. AHMEDABAD, BANGALORE, CHENNAI, 5. FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES: 4. After the Notification of the Rules of the DELHI, GUWAHATI, KOLKATA AND In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, Examination in the Gazette of India by the NAGPUR. candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate ‘C’ Ministry of Home Affairs, the candidates The centres and the date of holding the of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011- will have to submit their application within examination as mentioned above are 23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs. and 17.00 hrs. the prescribed last date of application, to liable to be changed at the discretion of 6. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS : the Union Public Service Commission in the Commission. While every effort will Candidates are advised to read carefully “Special Instructions to the Candidates the prescribed manner/proforma as be made to allot the candidates to the for Objective Type Tests and Conventional Type Tests” (Appendix III and Appendix mentioned in para 2 above. The centre of their choice for examination, IV). For both writting and marking answers in the OMR sheet [Answer Sheet] in candidates will also have to submit the Commission may, at their discretion objective type papers, candidates must use either black or blue ball pen only. separately another copy of their allot a different centre to a candidate, Pens with any other colours are prohibited. Do not use Pencil or ink pen. application to UPSC through proper when circumstances so warrant. 7. MOBILE PHONES BANNED: channel, wherein their Cadre Controlling Candidates admitted to the examination (a) Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed Authorities will have to verify that they are will be informed of the time table and inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement clear from vigilance angle and are having place or places of examination. of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future requisite service of 05 years in the eligible The candidates should note that no examinations. grades. The Union Public Service request for change of centre will be (b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned Commission will initially consider eligibility granted. items including mobile phones/ pagers to the venue of the examination, as of a candidate in the Limited Competitive (B) PLAN OF EXAMINATION : arrangement for safe-keeping cannot be assured. Examination for recruitment in the Indian The Indian Police Service Limited 8. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Police Service on the basis of the Online Competitive Examination will consist of Examination Halls, as safe-keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission Applications submitted directly by the two successive stages:- will not be responsible for any loss in this regard. candidates. It may, however, be noted that (i) Written Examination; in case of non-receipt of their applications “Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and through proper channel with eligibility (ii) Interview for Personality for women candidates are encouraged to apply.” conditions duly verified, will result in Personality Test rejection of their candidature at a later The detail Plan of Examination including Assistant Commandants in Central Other Backward Classes category stage of the examination. The decision of the syllabi of Papers is given at Appendix- Para Military Forces (Central Reserve candidates and 02 years for candidates the Union Public Service Commission as I, Section-I & Section II of this Notice. Police Service, Border Security Force, belonging to a Scheduled Caste or to the acceptance of the application of a 3. ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS: Indo Tibet Border Police, Central Scheduled Tribe. The date of birth candidate and his/her eligibility or (A) The candidates, who fulfill the Industrial Security Force and accepted by the Commission is that otherwise for admission to the following eligibility conditions would be Sashastra Seema Bal) or Officers of entered in the Matriculation or Secondary examination shall be final. eligible for this Examination: the Rank of Captain or Major or School Leaving Certificate or in a 5. The candidates applying for the equivalent in the Armed Forces. certificate recognized by an Indian examination should ensure that they fulfill (a) must be a citizen of India or he/she University as equivalent to Matriculation must belong to such category of (c) should have an unblemished service all the eligibility conditions for admission or in an extract from a Register of to the examination. Their admission at all persons as may be, from time to time, record. Matriculates maintained by a University, be notified in this behalf by the Central the stages of examination for which they (B) A candidate must not have attained which must be certified by the proper are admitted viz. Written Examination and Government ; the age of 35 years on the 1st August, 2012 authority of the University or in the Higher Personality/Interview Tests will be purely (b) have completed 05 years of i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier Secondary or an equivalent examination provisional subject to their satisfying the continuous and actual service as than 2nd August, 1977. However, the upper certificate. prescribed eligibility conditions. If on Deputy Superintendent of Police in age limit prescribed above will be No other document relating to age like verification at any time before or after the States under State Police Service or relaxable upto a maximum of 01 year for horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from continued..
  2. 2. 18 www.employmentnews.gov.in Employment News 10 - 16 March 2012written Examination, or Personality/ rendering himself/herself liable to the number of vacancies reserved for the the date for determining the OBC statusInterview Test, it is found that they do not criminal prosecution be liable – Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes (including that of creamy layer) of thefulfill any of the requisite eligibility (a) to be disqualified by the and the OBC be recommended by the candidates.conditions; their candidature for the Commission from the examination Commission by a relaxed standard, subject 13. No person—Examination shall be cancelled. for which he/she is a candidate to the fitness of these candidates for (a) who has entered into or contracted a6. E-admission Certificates to the eligible and/or selection to the Post. marriage with a person having acandidates will be issued by the Union (b) to be debarred either permanently Provided that the candidates belonging to spouse living, orPublic Service Commission. No candidate or for a specified period: Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes (b) who, having a spouse living, haswill be admitted to the Examination unless (i) by the Commission from any and the OBC who have not availed entered into or contracted a marriagehe/she holds a valid Admission Certificate examination or selection held themselves of any of the concessions or with any person, shall be eligible forissued by the Commission. by them. relaxations in the eligibility or the selection appointment to Service. Provided that7. A candidate who is or has been declared criteria, at any stage of the examination the Central Government may, if (ii) by the Central Government/by the Commission to be guilty of:- and who after taking into account the satisfied that such marriage is State Government from any(i) Obtaining support for his/her general qualifying standards are found fit permissible under the personal law employment under them, and candidature by the following means, for recommendation by the Commission applicable to such person and the for any disciplinary action namely:- shall not be recommended against the other party to the marriage and there under the appropriate rules. vacancies reserved for the Scheduled are other grounds for so doing, exempt (a) Offering illegal gratification to, or Provided that no penalty under these rules Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the any person from the operation of this (b) Applying pressure on, or shall be imposed except after: OBC. rule. (c) Blackmailing, or threatening to (i) Giving the candidate an opportunity 10. The form and manner of blackmail any person connected of making such representation, in 14. The list of recommended candidates communication of the result of the would be forwarded by the Commission to with the conduct of examination, writing as he/she may wish to make in examination to individual candidates shall or that behalf; and the Ministry of Home Affairs for issue of be decided by the Commission in their offer of appointment with cadre allocation(ii) Impersonating, or (ii) Taking the representation, if any, discretion and the Commission will not in respect of the selected candidates who(iii) Procuring impersonation by any submitted by the candidate within the enter into correspondence with them are found medically fit as per Medical person, or period allowed to him/her into regarding the result. Examinations carried out by the(iv) Submitting fabricated documents, or consideration. 11. A candidate must be in good mental Government. The selected candidates documents which have been 8. (1) Candidates who obtain such and bodily health and free from any shall undergo training as decided by the tampered with, or minimum qualifying marks in the written physical defect likely to interfere with the Government and will remain on probation(v) Making statements which are incorrect examination as may be fixed by the discharge of his duties as an officer of the for a period of two years. or false or suppressing material Commission in their discretion shall be service. A candidate, who after such 15. IMPORTANT : ALL COMMUNI- information, or called for the Interview for Personality Test medical examination as Government or the CATIONS TO THE COMMISSION SHOULD to be conducted by the Commission. appointing authority, as the case may be,(vi) Resorting to the following means in INVARIABLY CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING Candidates will be recommended by the may prescribe, is found not to satisfy these connection with his/her candidature PARTICULARS. Commission as per the merit list drawn on requirements will not be appointed. Any for the examination, namely: 1. NAME AND YEAR OF THE the basis of performance of candidates in candidate called for the Personality Test (a) obtaining copy of question paper the Written Test and Interview. EXAMINATION. by the Commission may be required to through improper means, undergo medical examination to be 2. REGISTRATION ID NUMBER (RID). 8. (2) The Commission retains discretion (b) finding out the particulars of the to fix minimum qualifying marks in any or conducted by the Ministry of Home Affairs. 3. ROLL NUMBER (IF RECEIVED). persons connected with secret all of the papers at any stage and retains No fee shall be payable to the Medical 4. NAME OF CANDIDATE (IN FULL AND work relating to the examination. discretion to evaluate conventional papers Board by the candidate for the medical IN BLOCK LETTERS). (c) influencing the examiners, or of only those candidates who secure examination. 5. COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS AS(vii) Using unfair means during the minimum qualifying marks in the objective 12. A candidate will be eligible to get the GIVEN IN THE APPLICATION. examination, or papers, as may be determined by the benefit of community reservation only in Commission. N.B. I. COMMUNICATION NOT(viii)Writing obscene matter or drawing case the particular caste to which the CONTAINING THE ABOVE obscene sketches in the scripts, or Provided that candidates belonging to the candidate belongs is included in the list of PARTICULARS MAY NOT BE(ix) Misbehaving in the examination hall Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes reserved communities issued by the Central Government. If a candidate ATTENDED TO. including tearing of the scripts and the OBC categories may be called for the Interview for Personality Test by indicates in his/her application form for the N.B. II. CANDIDATES SHOULD ALSO provoking fellow examinees to boycott NOTE DOWN THEIR APPLICATION examination, creating disorderly applying relaxed standards, if the Limited Competitive Examination for Indian Commission is of the opinion that sufficient Police Service that he/she belongs to FORM NUMBER FOR FUTURE scene and the like, or REFERENCE. THEY MAY BE REQUIRED number of candidates from these General Category but subsequently writes(x) Harassing or doing bodily harm to the to the Commission to change his/her TO INDICATE THE SAME IN categories are not likely to be called for staff employed by the Commission for category, to a reserved one, such request CONNECTION WITH THEIR the Interview for Personality Test on the the conduct of their examinations, or shall not be entertained by the CANDIDATURE FOR THE LIMITED basis of the general standard in order to fill(xi) Being in possession of or using any up the vacancies reserved for them. Commission. COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR mobile phone, pager or any electronic While the above principle will be followed RECRUITMENT TO THE INDIAN POLICE 9. (1) After the interview, the candidates equipment or device or any other SERVICE, 2012. will be arranged by the Commission in in general, there may be a few cases where equipment capable of being used as order of merit as disclosed by the aggregate there was a little gap (say 2-3 months) 16. WITHDRAWAL OF APPLICATIONS: a communication device during the between the issuance of a Government marks finally awarded to each candidate examination, or Notification enlisting a particular NO REQUEST FOR WITHDRAWAL OF and in that order so many candidates as(xii) Violating any of the instructions issued community in the list of any of the reserved CANDIDATURE RECEIVED FROM A are found by the Commission to be to candidates along with their communities and the date of submission CANDIDATE AFTER HE/SHE HAS qualified at the examination shall be admission certificates permitting them of the application by the candidate. In such SUBMITTED HIS/HER APPLICATION recommended for appointment upto the to take the examination, or cases the request of change of community WILL BE ENTERTAINED UNDER ANY number of unreserved vacancies decided(xiii)Attempting to commit or as the case from general to reserved may be CIRCUMSTANCES. to be filled on the result of the examination. may be abetting the Commission of considered by the Commission on merit. R.K. SINHA 9. (2) The candidates belonging to any of all or any of the Acts specified in the the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled The closing date fixed for the receipt of JOINT SECRETARY foregoing clauses may in addition to Tribes and the OBC may to the extent of the Online Application will be treated as UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION APPENDIX-I Scheme and Syllabus of the Written Examination for the Limited Competitive Examination for recruitment to the Indian Police Service APPENDIX I SECTION I PLAN OF EXAMINATIONThe Examination will comprise two components viz; Written Examination and Interview Note 4: In cases, where simultaneous evaluations of Papers III and IV / V are resortedfor Personality Test. to for saving time, the Commission retains the discretion to treat the Papers IV and V ofThe details of the Written Examination and Interview are given in the following table. such candidates who do not attain the qualifying standards for Paper-III as “deemed to be not evaluated.” Paper I Objective Type 2 hours duration 200 Marks (a) Papers I and II (Objective Type) Paper II Objective Type 2 hours duration 200 Marks Note : Paper III English Descriptive Type 3 hours duration 200 Marks (i) Both the question papers will be objective type (multiple choice questions). Language* (ii) The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English. However, questions Paper IV Essay Descriptive Type 3 hours duration 200 Marks relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation Paper V General Descriptive Type 3 hours duration 200 Marks thereof in the question paper. Studies (iii) Details of the syllabi are indicated in Part A of Section II. Interview 200 Marks (iv) There will be negative marking for incorrect answers (as detailed below) for allNote 1: Total Marks for Written Examination and Interview will be 1000 marks. questions except some of the questions where the negative marking will be inbuiltNote 2* : Paper III is only qualifying in nature and the marks for Paper-III will not be in the form of different marks being awarded to the most appropriate and not socounted for merit ranking. appropriate answer for such questions.Note 3: The objective type papers will be qualifying in nature for evaluating Descriptive (a) There are four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each questionType Papers. However, marks obtained will be counted for merit ranking. for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third (33%) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
  3. 3. Employment News 10 - 16 March 2012 www.employmentnews.gov.in 19 (b) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer • Decision making and problem solving even if one of the given answers happen to be correct and there will be same • General mental ability penalty as above for that question. • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X (c) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. — Class X no penalty for that question. level) (B) Paper III, Paper IV and Paper V (Descriptive Type) • English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level). (a) Paper III :- English Language paper. This paper would be of Matriculation standard Note : Questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level and qualifying in nature only. Its marks will not be counted for preparation of merit (last item in the Syllabus of Paper-II) will be tested through passages from English ranking. language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper. (b) Paper IV :- Essay paper. It will comprise two essays, one on security aspect and Part B the other on various developmental aspect of the society. PAPERS OF DESCRIPTIVE TYPE (c) Paper V:- General Studies paper covering various aspects like Elementary Principles of Public Law, State Policy, Fundamental Rights, Human Rights, Disaster Paper III : English (200 marks / 3 hours duration) :- This will be a qualifying test only Management, National Security etc. of Matriculation or equivalent standard. Note: The aim of the paper is to test the candidate’s ability to read and understand serious discursive prose, and to express his ideas clearly and correctly, in English. (i) Syllabi of Descriptive Type Papers (Paper III, IV and V) are indicated in Part B of Section II. The pattern of questions would be broadly as follows (indicative only) :— (ii) The Essay Paper (Paper IV) and the General Studies Paper (Paper V) (i) Comprehension of given passages; (Descriptive Type) will have to be answered either in English or in Hindi. (ii) Precis Writing; Attempting answers in any other language or use of mixed language (i.e. (iii) Usage and Vocabulary; partly in Hindi and partly in English) is not permissible. (iv) Paragraphs writing; (iii) Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. Note I : Answer to all questions in this Paper will have to be attempted in English only. (iv) The Commission has discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the papers of the examination. Paper IV : Essay ( 200 Marks/ three hours duration) (v) If a candidate’s handwriting is not easily legible, a deduction will be made on this Candidates will be required to write two Essays. One topic will pertain to Indian Society/ account from the total marks otherwise accruing to him/her. In extreme cases, the politics/ Economy/Development, Growth and related aspects. The other topic will pertain paper may not be evaluated. to security and related matters. Candidates will be expected to keep closely to the subject of the essay to arrange their ideas in orderly fashion, and to write concisely. (vi) Marks will not be allotted for mere superficial knowledge. Credit will be given for effective and exact expression. (vii) Credit will be given for orderly, effective, and exact expression combined with due Paper V : General Studies (200 Marks/ three hours duration) economy of words in all subjects of the examination. The questions will be such as to test a candidate’s awareness of a variety of subjects (viii) In the question papers, wherever required, SI units will be used. and are likely to test the candidate’s basic understanding of all relevant issues, and (ix) Candidates should use only International form of Indian numerals (i.e. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ability to analyze, and take a view on conflicting socio-economic goals, objectives and 6 etc.) while answering question papers. demands. The candidates must give relevant, meaningful and succinct answers. (x) Candidates must strictly follow directions/instructions given in the question paper(s). Note : This paper can be answered by the Candidates either in English or in Hindi. (C) Interview for Personality Test Attempting answers in any other language or use of ‘mixed’ language (i.e. partly in English and partly in Hindi) is not permissible. The candidate will be interviewed by a Board who will have before them a record of his career. He will be asked questions on matters of general interest. The object of the Syllabus: interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidate for a career in public a) A brief idea about History and Geography of India. service by a Board of competent and unbiased observers. The test is intended to judge b) Constitution of India and Indian Polity: the mental caliber of a candidate. In broad terms this is really an assessment of not only his intellectual qualities but also social traits and his interest in current affairs. Some of This part will include questions on the Constitution of India, as well as all the qualities to be judged are mental alertness, critical powers of assimilation, clear constitutional, legal, administrative and other issues emerging from the politico- and logical exposition, balance of judgment, variety and depth of interest, ability for administrative system prevalent in the country. social cohesion and leadership, intellectual and moral integrity. c) Current National Issues and Topics of Social Relevance : The technique of the interview is not that of a strict cross-examination but of a natural, This part is intended to test the Candidate’s awareness of current National issues though directed and purposive conversation which is intended to reveal the mental and topics of social relevance in the present-day India, such as the following : qualities of the candidate. (i) The Indian economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, The interview test is not intended to be a test either of the specialized or general growth, development and employment. knowledge of the candidates which has been already tested through their written papers. (ii) Issues arising from the social and economic exclusion of large sections from Candidates are expected to have taken an intelligent interest not only in their special the benefits of development. subjects of academic study but also in the events which are happening around them both within and outside their own State or Country as well as in modern currents of (iii) Other issues relating to the development and management of human resource. thought and in new discoveries which should rouse the curiosity of well educated (iv) Health issues including the management of Public Health, Health education youth. and ethical concerns regarding health-care. (v) Law enforcement, internal security and related issues such as the preservation SECTION II of communal harmony. SYLLABI FOR THE EXAMINATION (vi) Issues relating to good governance and accountability to the citizens including Part A the maintenance of human rights, and of probity in public life. PAPERS OF OBJECTIVE TYPE (vii) Environmental issues, ecological preservation, conservation of natural Paper I - (200 marks) Duration : Two hours resources and national heritage. • Current events of national and international importance d) India’s diversity, unity amidst diversity and pluralism as a part of the functioning of • History of India and Indian National Movement Indian Society. Conflicts due to political, economic, social and cultural reasons. Conflict resolution. • Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic e) Democratic rights and privileges of citizens. Emerging social changes/trends Geography of India and the World. relevant to governance. • Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, f) National Security: Structure and functions of Defence Forces, Para Military Forces Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc. and Police. Origin, growth and dimensions of fundamentalism, militancy and • Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, terrorism. Local, regional, national and international dimensions of organized crime Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc. and terrorism; and efforts at countering them. “White-collar” and cyber crime, money • General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - laundering and tax-havens. Technology in crime detection, prevention and that do not require subject specialization investigation, including forensics. Weapons and weapons training that a uniformed officer should be aware of. Food security, energy security, water security, • General Science. technological self-reliance as a part of security objectives, Disaster Management Paper II-(200 marks) Duration : Two hours including natural and man made disasters. • Comprehension h) Statistical Analysis, graph and diagrams : This part will test the candidate’s ability • Interpersonal skills including communication skills; to draw conclusions from information presented in Statistical, graphical or • Logical reasoning and analytical ability diagrammatical form and to interpret them. APPENDIX-II INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CANDIDATES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATIONS Candidates may apply Online using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in. Salient ❖ Before starting filling up of online application, a candidate must have his/her features of the system of Online Application Form are given hereunder: photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file size should not exceed 40KB each and must not be less than 3KB in size ❖ Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above for the photograph and 1KB for the signature. mentioned website. ❖ The Online applications can be filled from 3rd March, 2012 to 1st April, 2012 till ❖ Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing 11.59 p.m. after which link will be disabled. various modules as per the instructions available in the above mentioned site ❖ Candidates wanting to apply online are strongly advised to do so well in time through drop down menus. without waiting for last date for submission of online application.
  4. 4. 20 www.employmentnews.gov.in Employment News 10 - 16 March 2012 Appendix-III Special Instructions to Candidates for Objective type papers response. Ink pen or pencil should not be used for blackening the circle on the1. Articles permitted inside Examination Hall Answer Sheet. Clip board or hard board (on which nothing is written), a good quality black/blue For example, if the correct answer to item 1 is (b), then the circle containing the ball pen for making responses on the Answer Sheet. Answer Sheet and sheet for letter (b) is to be completely blackened with black/blue ball pen as shown below :- rough work will be supplied by the Invigilator. Example : a ● c d2. Articles not permitted inside Examination Hall 11. Signature on Attendance List Do not bring into the Examination Hall any article other than those specified You are required to write the serial number of the Answer Sheet and Test Booklet above, e.g., books, notes, loose sheets, electronic or any other type of calculators, and Series of Test Booklet issued to you on the Attendance List and to sign in mathematical and drawing instruments, Log Tables, stencils of maps, slide rules, appropriate column against your name. Any change or correction in these particu- Test Booklets, rough sheets pertaining to earlier session(s), etc. lars should be authenticated by the candidate by putting his signatures. Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed 12. Please read and abide by the instructions on the cover of Test Booklet. If any inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringe- candidate indulges in disorderly or improper conduct, he will render himself liable ment of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from for disciplinary action and/or imposition of a penality as the Commission may future examinations. deem fit. Candiates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned 13. The candidates are not allowed to leave the Examination Hall before the expiry of items including mobile phones, pagers to the vanue of the examination, as prescribed time period of the examination. arrangements for safekeeping cannot be assured.3. Penalty for wrong Answers Annexure How to fill in the Answer Sheet of objective type tests in the Examination Hall THERE WILL BE PENALTY (NEGATIVE MARKING) FOR WRONG ANSWERS MARKED BY A CANDIDATE IN THE OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTION PAPERS. Please follow these instructions very carefully. You may note that since the Answer Sheets are to be evaluated on machine, any violation of these instructions may result in(i) There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question reduction of your score for which you would yourself be responsible. for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty. Before you mark your responoses on the Answer Sheet, you will have to fill in various particu- lars in it.(ii) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same As soon as the candidate receives the Answer Sheet, he/she should check that it is penalty as above for that question. numbered at the bottom. If it is found unnumbered he/she should at once get it replaced by a numbered one.(iii) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question. You will see from the Answer Sheet that you will have to fill in the top line, which reads thus :4. Unfair means strictly prohibited No candidates shall copy from the papers of any other candidate nor permit his papers to be copied nor give nor attempt to give not obtain nor attempt to obtain dsUÊ fo"k; fo"k; dksM vuq Ø eka d irregular assistance of any description. Centre Subject S. Code Roll Number5. Conduct in Examination Hall If you are, say, appearing for the examination in Delhi Centre for the General Studies No candidates should misbehave in any manner or create disorderly scene in the Paper and your Roll No. is 081276 and your Test Booklet series is `A, you should fill in Examination Hall or harass the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct thus, using ball pen. of the examination. Any such misconduct will be severely penalised.6. Answer Sheet particulars *This is just illustrative and may not be relevant to the Examination concerned. (i) Write in black/blue ball pen your Centre and subject followed by Test Booklet series (in bracket), subject code and roll number at the appropriate space pro- dsUÊ fo"k; fo"k; dksM vuq Ø eka d vided on the Answer Sheet at the top. Also encode your booklet series (A, B, C or Centre Delhi Subject General S. Code 9 9 Roll Number 0 8 1 2 7 6 D, as the case may be), subject code and roll number with black/blue ball pen in Studies (A) the circles provided for the purpose in the Answer Sheet. The guidelines for writ- ing the above particulars and for encoding the above particulars are given in You should write with black/blue ball pen the name of the centre and subject in English Annexure. In case the booklet series is not printed on the Test Booklet or Answer or Hindi. Sheet is un-numbered, please report immediately to the Invigilator and get the The test Booklet Series is incidated by Alphabets A, B, C, or D at the top right hand corner Test Booklet/Answer Sheet replaced. of the Booklet. (ii) All corrections and changes in writing the roll number must be initialed by the Write your Roll Numbers exactly as it is in your Admission Certificate in the boxes candidates as well as by the Invigilator and countersigned by the Supervisor. provided for this purpose. Do not omit any zero(s) which may be there. (iii) Immediately after commencement of the examination please check that the The next step is to find out the approriate subject code from the Time Table. Now encode Test Booklet supplied to you does not have any unprinted or torn or missing pages the Test Booklet Series, Subject Code and the Roll Number in the circles provided for or items etc. If so, get it replaced by a complete Test Booklet of the same series and this purpose. Do the encoding with black/blue ball pen. The name of the Centre need not subject. be encoded.7. Do not write your name or anything other than the specific items of information Writing and encoding of Test Booklet Series is to be done after receiving the Test asked for, on the Answer Sheet/Test Booklet/sheet for rough work. Booklet and confirming the Booklet Series from the same.8. Do not fold or mutilate or damage or put any extraneous marking in the Answer For General Ability subject paper of `A Test Booklet Series you have to encode the Sheet. Do not write anything on the reverse of the Answer Sheet. subject code, which is 99. Do it thus.9. Since the Answer Sheets will be evaluated on computerised machines, candi- dates should exercise due care in handling and filling up the Answer Sheets. iqfLrdk Øe fo"k; They should use black/blue ball pen only to darken the circles. For writing in Booklet Series (A) Subject 9 9 boxes, they should use blue or black ball pen. Since the entries made by the candidates by darkening the circles will be taken into account while evaluating ➀ ➀ the Answer Sheets on computerised machines, they should make these en- ➁ ➁ tries very carefully and accurately. ➂ ➂ The candidate must mark responses in the Answer Sheet with good quality ➃ ➃ black/blue ball pen. ➄ ➄10. Method of marking answers ➅ ➅ ➆ ➆ In the "OBJECTIVE TYPE" of examination, you do not write the answers. For each ➇ ➇ question (hereinafter referred to as "Item") several suggested answers (hereinaf- ● ● ter referred to as "Responses") are given. You have to choose one response to All that is required is to blacken completely the circle vuqØekad each item. marked `A below the Booklet Series and below the sub- Roll Numbers The question paper will be in the Form of TEST BOOKLET. The booklet will con- ject code blacken completely the Circles for "9" (in the first tain item bearing numbers 1, 2, 3 ............ etc. Under each item, Responses marked vertical column) and "9" (in the second verticle column). 0 8 1 2 7 6 (a), (b), (c), (d) will be given. Your task will be to choose the correct response. If you You should then encode the Roll No. 081276. Do it thus ● ➈ ➈ ➈ ➈ ➈ think there is more than one correct response, then choose what you consider the ➀ ➀ ● ➀ ➀ ➀ similarly : ➁ ➁ ➁ ● ➁ ➁ best response. ➂ ➂ ➂ ➂ ➂ ➂ ➃ ➃ ➃ ➃ ➃ ➃ In any case, for each item you are to select only one response. If you select more ➄ ➄ ➄ ➄ ➄ ➄ Important : Please ensure that you have carefully en- than one response, your response will be considered wrong. ➅ ➅ ➅ ➅ ➅ ● coded your subject, Test Booklet series and Roll Num- ➆ ➆ ➆ ➆ ● ➆ In the Answer Sheet, Serial Nos. from 1 to 160 are printed. Against each numbers, ber. ➇ ● ➇ ➇ ➇ ➇ ➈ ➈ ➈ ➈ ➈ ➈ there are circles marked (a), (b), (c) and (d). After you have read each item in the Test Booklet and decided which one of the given responses is correct or the best, *This is just illustrative and may not be relevant to your Examination. you have to mark your response by completely blackening to indicate your davp 55104/14/0055/0910 EN
  5. 5. Employment News 10 - 16 March 2012 www.employmentnews.gov.in 21 APPENDIX - IV SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONVENTIONAL TYPE OF PAPERS 1. Answers to be written in own hand on demand by the Invigilators. Precis sheet, whether used or not, should be placed Write the answers in your own hand in ink. Pencil may be used for rough work. inside the answer books and fastened along with the additional answer book(s), if any. Candidates who fail to observe this instruction will be penalized. Do not write your roll 2. Check Answer Book number on these sheets. The candidate must write his/her roll number (and not his/her name) only in the space 5. Unfair means strictly prohibited provided for the purpose on every answer book used by him/her. Before writing in the answer book, please see that it is complete. In case there are any missing pages, it Do not copy from the papers of any other candidate nor allow your papers to be copied should be got replaced. nor give nor attempt to give nor obtain nor attempt to obtain irregular assistance of any description. It will be the responsibility of every candidate to ensure that his/her answers Do not tear out any pages from the Answer Book. If you use more than one Answer are not copied by another candidate. Failure to do so will invite penalty, as may be Book, indicate on the cover of first Answer Book the total number of Answer Books awarded by the Commission for adoption of unfair means. used. Do not leave any blank, unused spaces between answers. If such spaces are left, score them out. 6. Conduct in Examination Hall 3. Answers in excess of prescribed number will be ignored Do not misbehave in any manner or create disorderly scene in the examination hall or harass or bodily harm the staff deployed for the conduct of examination. The candidate must attempt questions strictly in accordance with the directions given on each question paper. If questions are attempted in excess of the prescribed number You will be severely penalized if you attempt to do so. only the questions attempted first up to the prescribed number shall be valued and the 7. Please read carefully and abide by the instructions printed on the Question Paper remaining answers will be ignored. and on the Answer Book supplied in the Examination Hall. 4. Questions relating to precis should be attempted only on precis sheets to be supplied davp EN