Employment News 19 - 25 February 2011
sioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs whohave rendered at least five years MilitaryService as on 1st August, 2011 and havebeen released (i) on completion of assign-ment (including those whose assignmentis due to be completed within one year from1st August, 2011) otherwise than by wayof dismissal or discharge on account ofmisconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on accountof physical disability attributable to MilitaryService, or (iii) on invalidment.(vi) Upto a maximum of five years in thecase of ECOs/SSCOs who have completedan initial period of assignment of five yearsMilitary Service as on 1st August, 2011 andwhose assignment has been extendedbeyond five years and in whose case theMinistry of Defence issues a certificate thatthey can apply for civil employment andthat they will be released on three monthsnotice on selection from the date of receiptof offer of appointment.(vii)upto a maximum of 10 years in thecase of blind, deaf-mute andorthopaedically handicapped persons.
Candidates belonging to the ScheduledCastes and the Scheduled Tribes and theOther Backward Classes who are also cov-ered under any other clauses of para 3(ii)(b) above, viz. those coming under the cat-egory of Ex-servicemen, persons domi-ciled in the State of J & K, blind, deaf-muteand orthopaedically handicapped etc. willbe eligible for grant of cumulative age-re-laxation under both the categories.
The term ex-servicemen will apply to thepersons who are defined as ex-service-men in the Ex-servicemen (Re-employmentin Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979,as amended from time to time.
NOTE III :
The age concession under para 3(ii) (b)(v) and (vi) will not be admissible to Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officersincluding ECOs/SSCOs who are releasedon own request.
Notwithstanding the provision of age-re-laxation under para 3 (ii) (b) (vii) above, aphysically disabled candidate will be con-sidered to be eligible for appointment onlyif he/she (after such physical examinationas the Government or appointing author-ity, as the case may be, may prescribe) isfound to satisfy the requirements of physi-cal and medical standards for the con-cerned Services/posts to be allocated tothe physically disabled candidates by theGovernment.
SAVE AS PROVIDED ABOVE THE AGELIMITS PRESCRIBED CAN IN NO CASEBE RELAXED.
The date of birth accepted by the Commis-sion is that entered in the Matriculation orSecondary School Leaving Certificate or ina certificate recognised by an Indian Uni-versity as equivalent to Matriculation or inan extract from a Register of Matriculatesmaintained by a University, which extractmust be certified by the proper authority ofthe University or in the Higher Secondaryor an equivalent examination certificate.These certificates are required to be sub-mitted only at the time of applying for theCivil Services (Main) Examination.No other document relating to age like horo-scopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Mu-nicipal Corporation, service records andthe like will be accepted.The expression Matriculation/SecondaryExamination Certificate in this part of theinstruction includes the alternative certifi-cates mentionedabove.
NOTE 1:Candidates should note that only the Dateof Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate or anequivalent certificate as on the date ofsubmission of applications will be ac-
aminations, Union Public Service Commis-sion, giving full justification as to why he/ she desires a change in centre. Such re-quests will be considered on merits butrequests received in the Commission’sOffice after 20th April, 2011 will not be en-tertained under any circumstances nor willsuch communications be replied to.
(B) PLAN OF EXAMINATION :
The Civil Services Examination will con-sist of two successive stages (vide Ap-pendix I Section-I below).(i) Civil Services Preliminary Examination(Objective type) for the selection of candi-dates for the Main Examination; and(ii) Civil Services Main Examination (Writ-ten and Interview) for the selection of can-didates for the various Services and postsnoted above.Applications are now invited for the Pre-liminary Examination only. Candidates whoare declared by the Commission to havequalified for admission to the Main Exami-nation will have to apply again, in theDetailed Application Form which would besupplied to them. The Main Examination islikely to be held in October/November,2011.
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS :(i)
(1) For the Indian Administrative Serviceand the Indian Police Service, a candidatemust be a citizen of India.(2) For other services, a candidate must beeither :—(a) a citizen of India, or(b) a subject of Nepal, or(c) a subject of Bhutan, or(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over toIndia before 1st January, 1962 with the in-tention of permanently settling in India, or(e) a person of Indian origin who has mi-grated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, EastAfrican countries of Kenya, Uganda, theUnited Republic of Tanzania, Zambia,Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with theintention of permanently settling in India.Provided that a candidate belonging to ca-tegories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a per-son in whose favour a certificate of eligibil-ity has been issued by the Government ofIndia.Provided further that candidates belong-ing to categories (b), (c) and (d) above willnot be eligible for appointment to the In-dian Foreign Service.A candidate in whose case a certificate ofeligibility is necessary, may be admitted tothe examination but the offer of appoint-ment may be given only after the neces-sary eligibility certificate has been issuedto him/her by the Government of India.
Age Limits :
(a)A candidate must have attained theage of 21 years and must not have attainedthe age of 30 years on 1st August, 2011,i.e. he/she must have been born not ear-lier than 2nd August, 1981 and not laterthan 1st August, 1990.(b)The upper age limit prescribed abovewill be relaxable :(i) upto a maximum of five years ifa candi-date belongs to a Scheduled Caste or aScheduled Tribe.(ii) upto a maximum of three years in thecase of candidates belonging to Other Back-ward Classes who are eligible to avail ofreservation applicable to such candidates.(iii) upto a maximum of five years if a can-didate had ordinarily been domiciled in theState of Jammu & Kashmir during the pe-riod from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31stday of December, 1989.(iv) upto a maximum of three years in thecase of Defence Services personnel dis-abled in operations during hostilities withany foreign country or in a disturbed areaand released as a consequence thereof.(v) upto a maximum of five years in thecase of ex-servicemen including Commis-
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The centres and the date of holding theexamination as mentioned above are li-able to be changed at the discretion ofthe Commission. While every effort willbe made to allot the candidates to thecentre of their choice for examination,the Commission may, at their discretionallot a different centre to a candidate,when circumstances so warrant. Blindcandidates will, however, be required totake the examination at any one of theseven centres viz. Chennai, Delhi,Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Dispurand Mumbai. Candidates admitted to theexamination will be informed of the timetable and place or places of examina-tion.
The candidates should note that no requestfor change of centre will normally begranted. However, when a candidate de-sires a change in centre from the one he/ she had indicated in his/her ApplicationForm for the Examination, he/she must senda letter addressed to the Controller of Ex-
SlName of theCategory(ies)*Functional*PhysicalNo.Servicefor whichClassificationrequirementsidentified
10.Indian Civil(i) LocomotorOA, OL, OAL,S,ST,W,SE,AccountsdisabilityBLRW,H,CService, Gr. 'A'(ii) VisualLVimpairment(iii) HearingHHimpairment11.Indian Railway(i) LocomotorOA, OL, OAL,S,ST,W,SE,AccountsdisabilityBLRW, H,CService, Gr. 'A'(ii) VisualLVimpairment(iii) HearingHHimpairment12.Indian Railway(i) LocomotorOA, OLS,ST,W,BN,PersonneldisabilitySE,RW,H,CService, Gr. 'A'(ii) VisualB, LVimpairment(iii) HearingHHimpairment13.Indian Defence(i) LocomotorOA, OLS,ST,W,BN,Estates ServicedisabilityMF,PP,KC,Gr. 'A'(ii) Blindness orLVSE,RW,H,CLow Vision(iii) HearingHHimpairment14.Indian Information(i) LocomotorOA, OL, OAL,,Service, Gr. 'A'disabilityBL(ii) VisualB,LVS,ST,W,SEimpairmentRW,H,C(iii) HearingHHimpairment15.Indian Trade(i) LocomotorOA, OL, OAL,S,ST,W,BN,Service Gr. ‘A’disabilityBLMF,SE,RW,(Gr.III)(ii) VisualLVH,Cimpairment(iii) HearingHHimpairment16.Indian Corporate(i) LocomotorOA,OL,ST, RW, SELaw Service,disabilityBLS,BN,HGroup 'A'(ii) VisualLVimpairment(iii) HearingHHimpairment17.Armed Forces(i) LocomotorOA, OLS,ST,W,BN,HeadquartersdisabilityMF, SE, RW,Civil Service, Gr.'B'(ii) VisualLVH,C(Section Officers'impairmentGrade)(iii) HearingHHimpairment18.Delhi, Andaman &(i) LocomotorOA, OL,OAL,S,ST,W,SE,Nicobar Islands,disabilityBLRW, MF, H,CLakshadweep,(ii) HearingHHDaman & Diu andimpairmentDadra & NagarHaveli CivilService, Gr. 'B'19.Delhi, Andaman &(i) LocomotorOLS,ST,W,BN,Nicobar Islands,disabilityPP, KC, MF,Lakshadweep,(ii) HearingHHSE, RW, H,CDaman & Diu andimpairmentDadra & NagarHaveli PoliceService, Gr. 'B'20.Pondicherry(i) LocomotorOA, OL, OAL,S,ST,W,SE,Civil Service,disabilityBL, LVRW,H,C(Group B)(ii) VisualLVimpairment(iii) HearingHHimpairment*For details about Functional Classification and Physical Requirements, para 9 of this Notice mayplease be referred.
(A) CENTRES OF EXAMINATION :
The Examination will be held at the followingCentres: