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alternative certificates mentioned above.Sometimes the Matriculation/HigherSecondary Examination Certificate doesnot show the date of birth, or only showsthe age by completed years or completedyears and months. In such cases acandidate must send in addition to theattested/certified copy of Matriculation/ Higher Secondary Examination Certificatean attested/certified copy of a certificatefrom the Headmaster/Principal of theInstitution from where he/she passsed theMatriculation/Higher Secondary Examina-tion showing the date of his/her birth orexact age as recorded in the AdmissionRegister of the Institution.
NOTE 1 :
Candidates should note that onlythe Date of Birth as recorded in theMatriculation/Higher Secondary Exami-nation Certificate or an equivalent certificateon the date of submission of applicationswill be accepted by the Commission and nosubsequent request for its change will beconsidered or granted.
NOTE 2 :
Candidates should also note thatonce a Date of Birth has been claimed bythem and entered in the records of theCommission for the purpose of admissionto an Examination, no change will beallowed subsequently or at a subsequentexamination on any ground whatsoever.
NOTE 3 :
The candidates should exercisedue care while entering their date of birth.If on verification at any subsequent stageany variation is found in their date of birthfrom the one entered in their Matriculationor equivalent examination certificate,disciplinary action will be taken againstthem by the Commission under the Rules.
(c) Educational Qualifications:(i)
For I.M.A. and Officers’ TrainingAcademy
-Degree of a recognisedUniversity or equivalent.
For Indian Naval Academy :
Degree inEngineering for CDSE and Degree inEngineering or B.Sc. (with Physics orMathematics) for NCC entry.
For Air Force Academy :
Degree of arecognised University (with Physics andMathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor ofEngineering.Graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/ Air Force are to submit proof of graduationprovisional certificates on the date ofcommencement of the SSB Interview at theSSB.Candidates who are studying in the finalyear Degree course and have yet to passthe final year degree examination can alsoapply but they will be required to submitproof of passing the degree examination toreach the Army HQ/Rtg. CDSE Entry, WestBlock III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066 incase of IMA/SSC first choice candidates andNaval HQ “DMPR”, (OI & R Section) RoomNo. 204, ‘C’ Wing, Sena Bhawan, NewDelhi-110011 in case of Navy first choicecandidates and PO3(A)/Air Headquarters,‘J’ Block, Room No. 17, Opp. Vayu Bhawan,Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi-110011 incase of Air Force first choice candidates bythe following dates failing which theircandidature will stand cancelled:(i) For admission to IMA, Indian NavalAcademy and Air Force Academy on orbefore
13th May, 2013
.(ii) For admission to Officer’s TrainingAcademy, Chennai on or before
Candidates possessing professional andtechnical qualifications which are recognisedby government as equivalent to professionaland technical degrees would also be eligiblefor admission to the examination.In exceptional cases the Commission maytreat a candidate, who does not possess anyof the qualifications prescribed in this rule aseducationally qualified provided that he/shepossesses qualifications, the standard ofwhich in the opinion of the Commission, justifies his/her admission to the examination.
NOTE 1 :
Candidates, who have yet to passtheir degree examination will be eligibleonly if they are studying in the final year ofdegree examination. Those candidates whohave yet to qualify in the final year DegreeExamination and are allowed to appear inthe UPSC Examination should note that thisis only a special concession given to them.They are required to submit proof of passingthe Degree examination by the prescribeddate and no request for extending this datewill be entertained on the grounds of lateconduct of basic qualifying UniversityExamination, delay in declaration of resultsor any other ground whatsoever.
NOTE 2 :
Candidates who are debarredby the Ministry of Defence from holding anytype of commission in the Defence Servicesshall not be eligible for admision to theexamination and if admitted, theircandidature will be cancelled.
NOTE 3 :
In the event of Air Force candidatesbeing suspended from Flying Training forfailure to learn flying, they would beabsorbed in the Navigation/Administration/ Logistic Branch of the IAF. This will be subjectto availability of vacancies and fulfilling thelaid down qualitative requirements(including 60% in graduation).
(d) Physical Standards :
Candidates must be physically fit accordingto physical standards for admission to
Combined Defence ServicesExamination (II), 2012
as per guidelinesgiven in Appendix-IV.
4. FEE :
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/STcandidates who are exempted frompayment of fee) are required to pay a fee of
Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only)
either by depositing the money in anyBranch of SBI by cash, or by using netbanking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner& Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/StateBank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/StateBank of Travancore or by using Visa/MasterCredit/Debit Card.
1. Candidates should note thatpayment of examination fee can be madeonly through the modes prescribed above.Payment of fee through any other mode isneither valid nor acceptable. Applicationssubmitted without the prescribed fee/mode(unless remission of fee is claimed) shallbe summarily rejected.
2. Fee once paid shall not berefunded under any circumstances nor canthe fee be held in reserve for any otherexamination or selection.
3. For the applicants in whose casepayments detials have not been receivedfrom the bank they will be treated asfictitious payment cases and a list of allsuch applicants shall be made availableon the Commission website within twoweeks after the last day of sumission ofonline application. These applicants shallalso be intimated through e-mail to submitcopy of proof of their payment to theCommission at the address mentioned inthe e-mail. The applicant shall be requiredto submit the proof within 10 days from thedate of such communication either by handor by speed post to the Commission. Incase, no response is received from theapplicant their application shall besummarily rejected and no furthercorrespondence shall be entertained inthis regard.
ALL FEMALE CANDIDATES ANDCANDIDATES BELONGING TOSCHEDULED CASTES/SCHEDULEDTRIBES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY ANYFEE. NO FEE EXEMPTION IS, HOWEVER,AVAILABLE TO OBC CANDIDATES ANDTHEY ARE REQUIRED TO PAY THE FULLPRESCRIBED FEE.5. HOW TO APPLY:
Candidates are required to apply On-lineusing the link
Detailed instructions for filling up OnlineApplications are available on the abovementioned website.
The applicants are advised to submitonly single application; however if due toany unavoidable situation, if he/shesubmits another/multiple applications,
circumstances so warrant. Candidatesadmitted to the examination will beinformed of the time table and place orplaces of examination.
Candidates should note that no requestfor change of centre will be granted.NOTE :
While filling in his/her onlineApplication Form, the candidates shouldcarefully decide about his/her choice for thecentre for the examination.
If any candidate appears at a Centre/Paper other than the one indicated bythe Commission in his/her AdmissionCertificate, the papers of such acandidate will not be valued and his/hercandidature will be liable to cancellation.3. CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY :(a) Nationality :
A candidate must either be :(i) a Citizen of India, or(ii) a subject of Bhutan, or(iii) a subject of Nepal, or(iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to Indiabefore the 1st January, 1962 with theintention of permanently settling in India, or(v) a person of Indian origin who has migratedfrom Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and EastAfrican Countries of Kenya, Uganda, theUnited Republic of Tanzania, Zambia,Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam withthe intention of permanently settling in India.Provided that a candidate belonging tocategories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shallbe a person in whose favour a certificate ofeligibility has been issued by theGovernment of India.Certificate of eligibility will, however, notbe necessary in the case of candidates whoare Gorkha subjects of Nepal.A candidate in whose case a certificate ofeligibility is necessary, may be admitted tothe examination provisionally subject to thenecessary certificate being given to him/ her by the Govt. before declaration of resultby UPSC.
(b) Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status :(i)
-Unmarried male candidates bornnot earlier than 2nd July, 1989 and not laterthan 1st July, 1994 only are eligible.
For Indian Naval Academy
-Unmarriedmale candidates born not earlier than 2ndJuly, 1991 (2nd July, 1989 in case of NCCNaval Wing ‘C’ Certificate holders) and notlater than 1st July, 1994 only are eligible.
For Air Force Academy
-Unmarriedmale candidates born not earlier than 2ndJuly, 1990 and not later than 1st July, 1994only are eligible.
For Officers' Training Academy- (SSCCourse for Men) :
Male candidates(married or unmarried) born not earlier than2nd July, 1988 and not later than 1st July,1994 only are eligible.
For Officers Training Academy - (SSCWomen Non-Technical Course)
Unmarried Women, issueless widows whohave not remarried and issuelessdivorcees (in possession of divorcedocuments) who have not remarried areeligible. They should have been born notearlier than 2nd July, 1988 and not laterthan 1st July, 1994.The date of birth accepted by theCommission is that entered in theMatriculation or Secondary School LeavingCertificate or in a certificate recognised byan Indian University as equivalent toMatriculation or in an extract from a Registerof Matriculates maintained by a Universitywhich must be certified by the properauthority of the University or in the HigherSecondary or an equivalent examinationcertificate. These certificates are required tobe submitted only after the declaration ofthe result of the written part of theexamination. No other document relating toage like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extractsfrom Municipal Corporation, service recordsand the like will be accepted.The expression Matriculation/HigherSecondary Examination Certificate in thispart of the instruction includes the
then he/she must ensure that applicationwith the higher RID (Registration ID) iscomplete in all respects like applicants’details, examination centre, phoograph,signature, fee etc. The applicants who aresubmitting multiple applications shouldnote that only the applications with higherRID (Registration ID) shall be entertainedby the Commission and fee paid againstone RID shall not be adjusted against anyother RID.
All candidates whether already inGovernment Service including candidatesserving in the Armed Forces, Governmentowned industrial undertakings or othersimilar organizations or in privateemployment should submit theirapplications online direct to theCommission.
Persons already in Governmentservice, whether in permanent ortemporary capacity or as work chargedemployees other than casual or daily ratedemployees or those serving under thePublic Enterprises are, however, requiredto inform their Head of Office/Departmentin writing that they have applied for theExamination.
Candidates serving in the ArmedForces are required to inform theirCommanding Officer in writing that theyhave applied for this examination. They arealso required to submit NOC in this regardat the time of SSB interview.
Candidates should note that in case acommunication is received from theiremployer by the Commission withholdingpermission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the examination, theirapplications will be liable to be rejected/candidatures will be liable to be cancelled.NOTE :
APPLICATIONS WITHOUT THEPRESCRIBED FEE (UNLESS REMISSIONOF FEE IS CLAIMED AS IN PARA 4 ABOVE)OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS SHALLBE SUMMARILY REJECTED.No representation or correspondenceregarding such rejection shall be entertainedunder any circumstances. Candidates arenot required to submit alongwith theirapplications any certificate in support of theirclaims regarding age, educationalqualifications, Scheduled Caste/ScheduledTribe/OBC and fee remission etc.
The candidates applying for theexamination should ensure that they fulfilall the eligibility conditions for admissionto the examination.Their Admission at all the stages ofexamination for which they are admittedby the Commission viz. writtenexamination and Interview Test will bepurely provisional, subject to theirsatisfying the prescribed eligibilityconditions. If on verification at any timebefore or after the written examination orInterview Test, it is found that they do notfulfil any of the eligibility conditions, theircandidature for the examination will becancelled by the Commission.
Candidates are advised to keep ready thefollowing documents in original along withtheir attested copies soon after thedeclaration of the result of the written partof the examination which is likely to bedeclared in the month of
for submission to the Army HQ/Naval HQ/ Air HQ as the case may be :(1) Matric/Higher Secondary SchoolCertificate or its equivalent showing dateof birth. (2) Degree/Provisional degreecertificate/marks sheet showing clearlyhaving passed degree examination andeligible for award of degree.In the first instance all qualified candidateseligible for SSB interview will carry theiroriginal Matric/Higher Secondary Schoolcertificate as also their Degree/provisionalDegree certificate/marks sheet with themwhile going to the Services SelectionCentres for SSB interview. Candidates whohave not yet qualified the final year Degreeexamination must carry with them acertificate in original from the Principal of