Dated : 14 - 01 - 2006 - Engineering Services Examination, 2006
No.F. 2/4/2005-E.I(B): A combined competitive examination for recruitment to the Services/posts mentioned in para 2 below will be held by the Union Public Service Commission at AGARTLA, AHMEDABAD, AIZWAL, ALIGARH, ALLAHABAD, BANGALORE, BAREILLY, BHOPAL,KOLKATA(CALCUTTA),CHANDIGARH, CHENNAI, CUTTACK, DEHRADUN, DELHI, DHARWAR, DISPUR (GUWAHATI), GANGTOK, HYDERABAD, IMPHAL, ITANAGAR, JAIPUR, JAMMU, JORHAT, KOCHI , KOHIMA, KOLKATA , LUCKNOW, MADURAI, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PANAJI (GOA), PATNA, PORTBLAIR, RAIPUR, RANCHI, SAMBALPUR, SHILLONG, SHIMLA, SRINAGAR, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, TIRUPATI, UDAIPUR AND VISHAKHAPATNAM commencing on 10th June, 2006in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) in the Gazette of India dated the 14th January, 2006.
THE CENTRES AND THE DATE OF HOLDING THE EXAMINATION AS MENTIONED ABOVE ARE LIABLE TO BE CHANGED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COMMISSION. WHILE EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO ALLOT THE CANDIDATES TO THE CENTRE OF THEIR CHOICE FOR EXAMINATION, THE COMMISSION MAY, AT THEIR DISCRETION, ALLOT A DIFFERENT CENTRE TO A CANDIDATE WHEN CIRCUMSTANCES SO WARRANT. CANDIDATES ADMITTED TO THE EXAMINATION WILL BE INFORMED OF THE TIME TABLE AND PLACE OR PLACES OF Examination.
The candidates should note that no request for change of centre will normally be granted. However, when a candidate desires a change in centre from the one he had indicated in his Application form for the Examination, he must send a letter addressed to the Secretary, Union Public Service Commission giving full justification as to why he desires a change in centre. Such requests will be considered on merits but requests received in the Commission's Office after 13th March, 2006 will not be entertained under any circumstances nor will such communications be replied to.
2(A). Recruitment on the results of this examination will be made
to the Services/posts under the following categories:-
Category I-Civil Engineering.
Category II-Mechanical Engineering.
Category III-Electrical Engineering.
Category IV-Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.
The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 300. The number of vacancies is liable to alteration.
Reservations will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Physically Disabled Categories in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government of India.
CATEGORY I - CIVIL ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Civil Engineering Posts).
(iii) Central Engineering Service.
(iv) Military Engineer Service (IDSE- Building and Roads Cadre).
(v) Central Water Engineering Service (Civil Engineering Posts).
(vi) Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group-A (Civil Engineering Posts).
(vii) Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil) in the Border Roads Engineering Service.
CATEGORY II - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of MECHANICAL Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(iii) Central Water Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(iv) Central Power Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(v) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Engineering Branch) (MECHANICAL Engineering Posts).
(vi) Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(vii) Military Engineer Service (IDSE- Electrical and Mechanical Cadre) (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(viii) Assistant Executive Engineer Group 'A' (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of EME, Ministry of Defence.
(ix) Assistant Naval Store officer Grade I (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
(x) Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(xi) Assistant Executive Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical) (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in Boarder Roads Engineering Service, Group 'A'
(xii) Drilling Engineer (Junior) (Grade A) in the Geological Survey of India.
(xiii) Central Engineering Service (Roads) Gr "A" (Mechanical Engg. Posts)
CATEGORY III - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(iii) Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(iv) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(v) Central Power Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(vi) Military Engineering Service (IDSE) Electrical and MECHANICAL Cadre) (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(vii) Assistant Executive Engineer Group A (Electrical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E, Ministry of Defence.
(viii) Assistant Naval Store officer Grade I (Electrical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
CATEGORY IV - ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Tele-communication/Electronics Engineering Posts).
(iii) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Engineering Branch) (Electronics Engineering Posts).
(iv) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts).
(v) Central Power Engineering Service (Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering Posts).
(vi) Assistant Executive Engineer Group 'A' (Electronics Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence.
(vii) Engineer Gr."A" in Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing/Monitoring Organisation; M/o Communication and Information Technology (D/o Telecommunication)
(viii) Assistant Naval Store officer Grade I (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
Note:- Recruitment to the Services/Posts mentioned above will be made on the basis of the scheme(s) of examination prescribed in Appendix-I to the Notice. Candidates who are declared qualified on the results of written part of the examination will be required to indicate their preference for Services/Posts at the appropriate time in the detailed application form.
N.B.(i) - Departmental candidates are the candidates admitted to the examination under age relaxation vide Para 3 (II). Such candidates may give their preference in the detailed application form for the services/posts in other ministries/departments also.
N.B. (ii)- Candidates admitted to the examination under the proviso to para 3 (III) will be considered only for the posts mentioned in the said proviso, and their preference for other Services and Posts, if any, will be ignored.
N.B. (iii)- The candidates will be allotted to various Services/Posts strictly in accordance with their merit position, preferences exercised by them and number of vacancies, subject to their medical fitness.
B. A candidate may apply for admission to the examination in respect of any one of the categories of the Services/Posts mentioned in para 2 above viz. Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.
1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION:
The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility condition for admission to examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions
Mere issue of admission certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission.
Commission take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidate has qualified for interview/Personality Test.
2 APPLICATION FORM :
Candidates must apply in the Common application form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated Head post Offices/Post Offices (specified in Appendix-III of the Notice) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs. 20/- (Rupees Twenty Only). Each such Form can be used only once and only for one examination.
In case of any difficulty in Application Forms from the designated HPOs/POs, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned post Master or UPSC's "FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL" over Telephone No. 011-23389366/FAX No. 011-23387310. Candidates are advised to read carefully the "Instructions for filling up the Application form"given in Appendix of this Notice.
3. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS :
All applications must reach the "Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi - 110069" either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier, on or before the 13th February, 2006.
However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote localities specified in Para 6 of this Notice the last date for receipt of applications by Post/Speed Post only (not by Hand or by Courier) is 20th February, 2006.
4. FACILITATION COUNTER AND WEBSITE FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES :
In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC's Facilitation Counter near 'C' gate of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/FAX No. 011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs.
The Commission also has Website at address : http://www.upsc.gov.in over which the candidates can obtain details of the examination as well as information about registration of their applications, venue of the examination and results etc.
5. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
Candidates are advised to read carefully the instructions/guidelines for filling up the Application Form (Appendix II) and "Special Instructions to the candidates for "Conventional Type Tests and Objective Type Tests" (Appendix IV) (Part A and Part B)
6. Mobile Phone Not Allowed:
(a) Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
(b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned item including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safekeeping can not be assured.
3. Eligibility Conditions:
A candidate must be either:
(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 to Indian before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued by the Government of India.
(II) Age Limits:
(a) A candidate for this examination must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st August, 2006 i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1976 and not later than 1st August, 1985.
b) The upper age-limit of 30 years will be relaxable upto 35 years in the case of Government servants of the following categories, if they are employed in a Department/Office under the control of any of the authorities mentioned in column 1 below and apply for admission to the examination for all or any of the Service(s)/Posts mentioned in column 2, for which they are otherwise eligible.
(i) A candidate who holds substantively a permanent post in the particular Department/Office concerned. This relaxation will not be admissible to a probationer appointed against a permanent post in the Department/Office during the period of his probation.
(ii) A candidate who has been continuously in a temporary service on a regular basis in the particular Department/Office for at least 3 years on the 1st August, 2006.
|Column 1||Column 2|
|Railway Department||I.R.S.E. I.R.S.M.E. I.R.S.E.E. I.R.S.S.E. I.R.S.S.|
|Central Public Works Department||C.E.S.-Group 'A' C.E. & M.E.S., Group 'A'|
|Engineer-in-Chief, Army Headquarters||M.E.S. Group A (IDSE B & R Cadre),M.E.S. Group A (IDSE-E. & M. Cadre)|
|Directorate General Ordnance Factories||I.O.F.S. Group A|
|Central Water Commission||C.W.E. Service (Group A)|
|Central Electricity Authority||C.P.E. Service (Group A)|
|Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing/Monitoring Organisation||Engineer (Group 'A')|
|Indian Navy||Indian Naval Armament Service,Assistant Naval Store Officer Grade I|
|Border Roads Organisation||Border Roads Engineering Service.|
|Geological Survey of India||Drilling Engineer (Jr.) Gr. 'A'|
(i) obtaining support for his candidature by any means; or
(ii) impersonating; or
(iii) procuring impersonation by any person; or
(iv) submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered with; or
(v) making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information; or
(vi) resorting to any other irregular or improper means in connection with his candidature for the examination; or
(vii) using unfair means during the examination; or
(viii) writing irrelevant matter including obscene language or pornographic matter in the script(s); or
(ix) misbehaving in any other manner in the examination hall; or
(x) harassing or doing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of their examinations; or
(xi) being in possession of or using any cellular/mobile phone/pager or any other electronic equipment or device or any other equipment capable of being used as a communication device during the examination.
(xii) violating any of the instructions issued to candidates along with their admission certificate permitting them to take the examination; or
(xiii) 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 liable to criminal prosecution, be liable-
(a) to be disqualified by the Commission from the examination for which 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) if he is already in service under Government to disciplinary action under the appropriate rules.
Provided that no penalty under this rule shall 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, within the period allowed to him into consideration.
6. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:
(i) The completed application form must reach the Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, New Delhi-110069 on or before 13th February, 2006.
(ii) In respect of applications received only by post (by post/speed post) from the 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 Lashadweep or aboard, the last date of receipt of applications is 20th February, 2006. The benefit of extended time, will be available only in respect of applications received by post/Speed post from the above mentioned areas/regions. In the case of applications received by hand or through courier service, benefit of extended time will not be available regardless of the place of residence of the applicant.
Candidates who are claiming the benefit of extended time should clearly indicate in Column 13 (II) of the application form, the area code of the particular area or region (e.g. Assam, Meghalaya, J&K etc.) where they are residing. In case they fail to do so, the benefit of extended time will not be allowed to them.
NOTE (I): Candidates should clearly note that the Commission will in no case be responsible for non-receipt of their application or any delay in receipt thereof on any account whatsoever. No application received after the prescribed last date will be entertained under any circumstances and all the late applications will be summarily rejected. They should, therefore, ensure that their applications reach the Commission's Office on or before the prescribed last date.
NOTE (II): Candidates can also deliver their applications personally at the Commission's counter against proper acknowledgement. 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 Services of any type shall be treated as having been received "By hand" at the Commission's Counter.
7. Acknowledgement of Applications.
Immediately on receipt of an application from a candidate, the Acknowledgement Card submitted by him alongwith the application form will be despatched to him by the Commission's office duly stamped in token of receipt of his Application. If a candidate does not receive the Acknowledgement Card within 30 days, he should at once contact the Commission by quoting his Application Form No. (8-digit) and name & year of examination. Candidates delivering the application form in person at the Commission's Counter will be issued Acknowledgement Card at the Counter itself. The mere fact that a candidate's application has been acknowledged by the Commission does not mean that his candidature for the examination has been accepted by the Commission. Candidates will be informed at the earliest possible about their admission to the examination or rejection of their application.
8. Correspondence with Commission :
The Commission will not enter into any correspondence with the candidates about their candidature except in the following cases :
(i) Every candidate for this examination will be informed at the earliest possible date about the status of his application. Admission certificates, indicating the Roll Nos. will be issued to the candidates who are admitted to the examination. The admission certificate will bear the photograph of the candidate. If a candidate does not receive his admission certificate or any other communication regarding his candidature for the examination one month before the commencement of the examination, he should at once contact the Commission. On receipt of such a communication, Admission certificate or a duplicate copy thereto will be issued to the admitted candidate. Information in this regard can also be obtained from the Facilitation Counter located in the Commission's Office either in person or over phone Nos. 011-23381125/23385271/23098543. In case no communication is received in the Commission's office from the candidate regarding non-receipt of his admission certificate at least 3 weeks before the examination, he himself will be solely responsible for non-receipt of his admission certificate. It may be noted that the Admission Certificate will be issued at the address as photo-copied from the application form filled in by the candidate. The candidate should, therefore, ensure that the address given by him in the application form is correct and complete with pin code.
No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the examination unless he holds a certificate of admission for the examination. On receipt of Admission Certificate, check it carefully and bring discrepancies/errors, if any, to the notice of UPSC immediately.
The candidates should note that their admission to the examination will be purely provisional based on the information given by them in the application form. This will be subject to verification of all the eligibility conditions by the UPSC.
(ii) 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 Examination have been accepted by the Commission as true and correct. Candidates may note that the Commission takes up the verification of eligibility conditions of a candidate, with reference to original documents, only after the candidate has qualified for interview for personality test on the result of the written part of the examination. Unless candidature is formally confirmed by the Commission, it continues to the provisional.
The decision of the Commission as to the acceptance of the application of a candidate and his eligibility or other wise for admission to 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.
(iii) In the event of a candidate receiving more than one admission certificate from the Commission, he should use only one of these admission certificates for appearing in the examination and return the other(s) to the Commission's Office.
(iv) 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. Although the Commission make every effort to take account of such changes, they cannot accept any responsibility in the matter.
(v) If a candidate receives an admission certificate in respect of some other candidate on account of handling error, the same should be immediately returned to the Commission with a request to issue the correct AC. Candidates may note that they will not be allowed to take the examination on the strength of an admission certificate issued in respect of another candidate.
IMPORTANT: ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COMMISSION SHOULD INVARIABLY CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING PARTICULARS:
1. NAME AND YEAR OF THE EXAMINATION.
2. APPLICATION FORM NO. (8 digits).
3. ROLL No. (IF RECEIVED).
4. NAME OF CANDIDATE IN FULL AND IN BLOCK LETTERS.
5. COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS AS GIVEN IN THE APPLICATION.
N.B. (i) COMMUNICATIONS NOT CONTAINING THE ABOVE PARTICULARS MAY NOT BE ATTENDED TO.
N.B. (ii) IF A LETTER/COMMUNICATION IS RECEIVED FROM A CANDIDATE AFTER AN EXAMINATION HAS BEEN HELD AND IT DOES NOT GIVE HIS FULL NAME AND ROLL NUMBER, IT WILL BE IGNORED AND NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN THEREON.
9. Physical Requirements for the Disabled Candidates:-
For being considered against the vacancies reserved for them, the physically disabled persons should have disability of Forty per cent (40%) or more. However, such candidates shall be required to meet one or more of the following physical requirements/abilities which may be necessary for performing the duties in the concerned Services/Posts :
Code Physical Requirements
F 1.Work performed by manipulating (with Fingers)
PP 2. Work performed by pulling & pushing
L 3. Work performed by lifting
KC 4. Work performed by kneeling and crouching
B 5. Work performed by bending
S 6. Work performed by sitting (on bench or chair)
ST 7. Work performed by standing
W 8. Work performed by walking
SE 9. Work performed by seeing
H 10. Work performed by hearing/speaking
RW 11. Work performed by reading and writing.
The functional classification in their case shall be, one or more of the following, consistent with the requirements of the concerned Services/Posts :-
Functional Classification Code Functions
BL 1. both legs affected but not arms
BA 2. both arms affected
a. impaired reach
b. weakness of grip.
BLA 3. both legs and both arms affected.
OL 4. one leg affected (R or L)
a. impaired reach
b. weakness of grip c. ataxic
OA 5. one arm affected (R or L) - do -
BH 6. stiff back and hips (cannot sit or stoop).
MW 7. muscular weakness and limited physical endurance.
B 8. the blind
PB 9. partially blind
D 10. the deaf
PD 11. partially deaf.
10. WITHDRAWAL OF APPLICATIONS:
NO REQUEST FOR WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIDATURE RECEIVED FROM A CANDIDATE AFTER HE HAS SUBMITTED HIS APPLICATION WILL BE ENTERTAINED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
(A K KHANNA) DEPUTY SECRETARY UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
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