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Civil Services, India; How to apply

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IAS and Civil Services

A candidate seeking admission to the Preliminary Examination omust pay to the commissiona fee of Rs. 40.00 (Rupees forty only). Payment must be made through Central Recruitment Fee Stamps or crossed Bank Draft from any branch of the State Bank of India pay able to the Secretary, Union Public Service Commission at New Delhi General Post Office. Candidates residing abroadshould deposit the prescribed fee in the office of India’s High commissioner. Ambassador of Representative abroad, as the case may be for credit to account head "051-Public Service Commission - Examination Fees" and attach the receipt with the application.

Candidates belonging to scheduled caste/scheduled tribes are not required to pay any fee.

Central Recruitment Fee Stamps (NOT postage stamps) may be obtained from the post office and affixed on the application form in the space provided there. The stamps may be got cancelled from the issuing post office with the date stamp of the post office in such a manner that the impression of the concellation form itself. The impression of the cancellation stamp should be clear and distinct to faclitate the identification of date and the Post Office of issue.

Postage Stamps will in no case be accepted in lieu of "Central Recruitment Fee" stamps.

Candidates should note that the fee sent through Money Order, Crossed cheque, Cerrency note or Treasury challan will not be accepted the Commission and such applications iwll be treated as without fee and will be summarily rejected.

The commission may at their discretion oremit the prescribed fee where they are satisfied that the applicant is a bona-fide repatriate of Indian origin from Kuwait or Iraq and has migrated to India from any of these countries after 15th may, 1990 but before 22nd November 1991 and is not in position to pay the prescribed fee.

Note I : Candidates should write their name and address on the reverse of bank Draft at the time of submission of their application in the case of Postal Order the name and address should be written by the candidates on the Postal Order at tha space provided for the purpose.

Note II : Applications not accompanied by the prescribed fee (unless remission of fee is claimed) shall be summarily rejected.

Note III : Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination of selection.

Note IV : If any candidate who took the Civil Services Examination held in 1993 wishes to apply for admission to this examination he must submit his application so as to reach to Commission’s Office by the presccribed date without waiting for the results or an offer of appointment.

Note V : Candidates admitted to the main Examination will be required to pay a further fee of Rs. 60/- (Rs. Sixty only)

6. How to apply :

(a) A candidate seeking admission to the Preliminary Examination must apply to the Secretary Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House. New Delhi - 110011 through the application form published for details please refer to the guidelines at Appendix - II of this Notice.

(b) All candidates, whether already in Government Service or in Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in private employment, should submit their applications direct to the commission. If any candidate forwards his application through his employer and it reaches the Union Public Service commission late, the application even if submitted to the employer before the closing date, will not be considered.

Persons already in Government service whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under Public Enterprises are, however, required to submit an undertaining that they have informed in writing their head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination

Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Commission with holding permissio to the candiddates applying for/appearing at the examination, their applications shall be rejejcted/candidature shall be cancelled.

Note - I : While filling in his application form, the candidate should carefully decide about his choice for the centre and optional subject for the examination. More than one application from a candidate giving different centres and/or optional subjects will not be accepted in any case. Even if the candidate sends more than one completed application. The commission will accept only one application at their descretion and commission’s decision in the matter should be final.

Note II : Due care should be taken by the candidates to fill up their application form and attendance sheet correctly. Incomplete or defected applications shall be summarily rejected. No representation or correspondence regarding such rejection shall be entertained under any circumstances. candidates are not required to submit alongwith their applications any certificates in support of their claims regarding age educational qualifications, scheduled castes/scheduled tribes/other backward classes and fee remission etc. which will be verified at the time of the main examination only. They should, therefore ensure that they will fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to, the preliminary examination their admission to the preliminary examination will also, therefore, be purely provisional. If on verfication at any later date it is found that they do not fulfil all the eligibility condiditions. Their candidature will be cancelled if any of their claims is found to be incorrect they may render themselves liable to disciplinary action by the commission in terms of rule 14 of the rule for the civil services examination 1994 reproduced below :

A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of :

(i) Obtaining support for his candidature by the following means, namely offering illegal gratification to or

(a) offering illegal gratification to or

(b) applying pressure on, or

(c) blackmailing, or threatening to blackmail any person connected with the conduct of the examination or

(ii) impersonating or

(iii) procuring impersonation by any person or

(iv) submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tapered with or

(v) making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information or

(vi) resorting to the following means in connection with his candidature for the examination, namely

(a) obtaining copy of question paper through improper means.

(b) finding out the particulars of the persons connected with secret work relating to the examination.

(c) influencing the examiners, or

(vii) using unfair means during the examination or

(viii) writing obscence matter or drawing obscene sketches in the scripts or

(ix) misbehaving in the examination half including tearing of the scripts, provoking fellow examinees to boycot examination creating a disorderly scene and the like or

(x) harassing of doing bodily harm to the staff employed by the commission for the conduct of their examinations or

(xi) Violating any of the instructions issued to candidates along with their admission certificates permitting them to take the examination or

(xii) attempting to commit or as the case may be abetting the commission of all or any of the acts specified in the foregoing clauses may, in addition to rendering himself laible to criminal prosecution, be liable.

(a) to be disqualified by the commission from the examination for which he is a candidate; and/or

(b) to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period

(i) by the commission, from any examination or selection held by them.

(ii) by the Central ?Government from any employment under them and

(c) it he is already in service under Government to disciplinary action uder the appropriate rules.

provided that no penalty under this rules be imposed except after -

(i) giving the candidate an opportunity of making such representation in writing as he may wish to make in that behalf and

(ii) taking the representation, if any submitted by the candidate, withiin the period allowed to him into consideration.

7. Last date for receipt of applications

The completed Application form must reach the Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, New Delhi - 110011 by post or by personal delivery at the counter on or before 14th February, 1994 (21st February, 1994 in the case of candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands or Lakshdweep and for candidates residing abroad from a date prior to 14th February, 1994 and whose applications are received by post from one of the areas mentioned above accompanied by necessary documents, No application received after the prpescribed date will be considered.

A candidate residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands or Lakshdweep and a candidate residing abroad may at the discretion of the commission be required to furnish documentary evidence to show that he was residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands or Lakshdweep or abroad from a date prior to 14th February, 1994.

Note : (ii) Candidates who are from areas entitled to additional time for submission of applications should also clearly indicate in their addresses in the relevant Column of the application the name of the particular area or region entitled to additional time (e.g. Assam, Meghalaya, Jammu and Kashmir etc) otherwise they may not get the benefit of additions time.

Note : (ii) Candidates are advised to send their applications by hand at the UPSC or send it by Registered Post. The Commission will not be responsible for the applications delivered to any other functionary of the commission.

Note : (iii) Applications received through Couriers or courier service of any type shall be treated as having been received ‘By hand at the Commission’s Counter.’

No applicatin received after the prescribed date will be considered

8. The Commission will not enter into any correspondence with the candidates about their candidate except in the following cases :-

(i) Every application including late one received in the Commission’ Office is acknowledged and Application Registration No is issued to the candidate in token of receipt of application. The fact that the application mean that the application is complete in all respects and has been accepted by the Commission. If a candidate does not receive an acknowledgement of his application owithin 45 days from the last date of receipt of applications for the examination, he should at once contact the commmission for the acknowledgement.

(ii) Every candidate for this examination will be informed at the earliest possible date of the result of his application It is not, however possible to say when the result of the application will be communicated. But if a candidate does not receive from the Commission a communication regarding the result of his application three weeks before the commencement of the examination, he should at once contact the commission for the result. Failure to comply with this provision will deprive the candidate of any claim to consideration.

(iii) Admission certificates, indicating the Roll Nos, will is issued to the candidates who are admitted to the examination oand the Roll No. indicated therein will be the same as the Application Registration No. already communicated to the candidats at their Acknowledgement Cards. No candidate will be admitted to the examination unless he holds a certificate of admission to the examination.

The mere fact that a certificate of admission to the Examination has been issued to a candidate will not imply that his candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission, or that the entries made by the candidate in his application for the Preliminary Examination have been accepted by the Commission as true and correct. Candidates may not that the Commission takes up the verification of eligibility condidtions of a candidate with reference to origincal documents, only after the candidate has qualified for the Civil Services (main) Examination. Unless candidature is formally confirmed by te Commission, if continues to be provisional.

The decision of the commission as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for in the Examination shall be final.

Candidates should note that the name in the admission Certificate in some cases may be abbreviated due to technical reasons.

(iv) Candidates should note that they should appear in the Civil Services Examination on the same admission certificate and with the same roll number even if they may have received more than one admission certificate from the commission.

(v) A candidate must see that communication sent to him at the address stated in his application are redirected, if necessary. Change in address should be communicated to the commission at the earliest opportunity along with two self addressed unstamped envelops of 11.5 cms x 27.5 cms size. Although the commission make every effort to take account of such changes, they cannot accept any responsibility in the matter.

(vi) Candidates are informed that as the Preliminary Examination is only a screening test, no marks sheets will be supplied to successful or unsuccessful candidates and no correspondence will be entertained by the commission in this regard.

Important : All communications to the commission should invariably contain the following particulars

1. Name of the examination

2. Application registration no/roll number (or the date of birth of candidate if the application registration no/rool number has not ben communicated).

3. Name of candidate in full and in block letters.

4. Postal address as given in the application.

N.B. Communications not containing the above particulars may not be attended to.

9. Withdrawal of applications :

No requrest for withdrawal of candidature received from a candidate after he has submitted his application will be entertained under any circumstances.

10. The Union Public Service Commission have brought out a priced publication entitled "Candidates Manual for U.P.S.C. Objective Type Examinations" This publication is designed to be of assistance to prospective candidates of U.P.S.C. Examinations or Selections.

This publication as also the copies of pamphlets containing rules and the conventional typequestion papers of the preceding Civil Servies (Main) Examinations are on sale with controller of Publications, Civil Lines, Delhi-110054 and may be obtained from him direct by mail Orders or on cash payment. These can also be obtained only against cash payment from (i) the Kitab Mahal, Opposite Rivoli Cinema, Emporia Building, "C" Blick, Baba Kharag Singh Marg. New Delhi - 110 001 and (ii) Sales counter of the Publications Branch at Udyog Bhavan, New Delhi - 110011 and (iii) The Government of India Book Depot, 8, K.S. Roy Road, Calcutta - 70001. The manual/Pamphlets are also obtainable from the agents for the Government of India Publication at various mofussil towns.

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