UPSC Engineering Services Exam 2014 Important Dates

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced recruitment notification of 582 vacancies forCivil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering posts for which the much awaited UPSC Engineering Services Examination will be conducted by the UPSC

Eligible candidates may apply for the vacant posts in the prescribed format through online mode on or before 21st April 2014

Other details regarding the above recruitment have been given below…

Important:

Last date for receipt of applications: 21st April 2014

The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for admission to the examination

Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions

Mere issue of e-Admission certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission

Commissions take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidate has qualified for interview/personality test

Candidates are required to apply online only by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in
Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website
The on-line applications can be filled upto 21st April 2014 till 11.59 p.m. after which the link will be disabled

The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admission certificate three weeks before the commencement of the examination

The e-Admission certificate will be made available in the UPSC website www.upsc.gov.in for downloading by candidates

No admission certificate will be sent by post

All the applicants are requested to provide valid and active e-mail ID while filling up on-line application form as the commission may use electronic mode for contacting them

Candidates should note that there will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers

In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc, candidates can contact UPSC’s facilitation counter near gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Tel 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hours and 17.00 hours

The commission also has website 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

No.F.2/1/2013-E.I(B): A combined competitive examination for recruitment to the services/posts will be held by the union public service commission at Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi (Cochin), Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur, Vishakhapatnam commencing on 20th June 2014
The candidates should note that no request for change of centre will be entertained

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 and Telecommunication Engineering

The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately582 including 24 PH vacancies

Reservations will be made for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PD category in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Govt of India

Category-1 (Civil Engineering)

Group A Services/Posts: Indian Railway Service of Engineers; Indian Railway Stores Services (Civil Engineering Posts); Central Engineering Service; Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Civil Engineering Posts); Indian Ordnance Factories Services AWM/JTS (Civil Engineering Posts); Central Water Engineering Gr. ‘A’ Service (Civil Engineering Posts); Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group-A (Civil Engg Posts); Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil) (in Border Roads Engineering Service Gr. ‘A’); Asstt Executive Engineer (Civil) P&T Building Works Gr. ‘A’ service

Category-II (Mechanical Engineering)

Group A&B Services/Posts: Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers; Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts); Central Water Engineering Gr. ‘A’ Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts); Central Power Engineering Gr. ‘A’ Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts); Central Power engineering Service Gr. ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts); Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Mechanical Engg Posts); Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts); Assistant Executive Engineer Group ‘A’ (Mech Engg Posts) in the corps of EME, Ministry of Defence; Assistant Naval Stores Officer, Grade-I (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy; Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts); Assistant Executive Engineer (Mechanical Engineering post) in Border Roads Engineering Service Group ‘A’); Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Mechanical Engineering Posts); Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group ‘A’ (Mechanical Engg posts); Central Power Engg Service Gr. ‘B’ (Mech Engg Posts)

Category-III (Electrical Engineering)

Group A&B Services/Posts: Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers; Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts); Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engg Posts); Indian Naval Armament Service (Electrical Engineering Posts); Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Electrical Engg Posts); Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engineering Posts); Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Electrical Engineering Posts); Assistant Naval Stores Officer, Grade-I (Electrical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy; Assistant Executive Engineer (Electrical) P&T Building Works Gr ‘A’ Service; Central Power Engg Service Gr ‘B’ (Elect Engg Posts)

Category-IV (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering)

Group A&B Services/Posts: Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers; Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/Electronics Engineering Posts); Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts); Assistant Executive Engineer Group ‘A’ (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Posts) in the Corps of EME, Ministry of Defence; Central Power Engg Service, Group ‘A’ (Electronics and Tele Communication Engg Service); Engineer (GCS-Gr-‘A’) in Wireless Planning and Co-ordination Wing/Monitoring Organisation (M/o Communications & I.T., D/o Telecommunications); Assistant Naval Stores Officer Grade-I (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy; Indian Supply Service, Group ‘A’ (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Posts); Indian Telecommunication Service Gr ‘A’; Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Electronics and Telecom Engg Posts); Junior Telecom officer (General Central Service Group ‘B’ Gazetted Non-Ministerial); Central Power Engg Service Gr ‘B’ (Elect and Tele Engg Posts); Indian Inspection Service (Ass. Dir. Grade-I); Junior Telecom Officer (Gen Central Service Group "B" Gazetted Non-Ministerial)

Eligibility Conditions

Nationality: 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 India before the 01st 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 Govt 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 Govt of India

Age Limits: 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 Jan 2014 (he/she must have been born not earlier than 02nd January, 1984 and not later than 01st January, 1993)

The upper age limit of 30 years will be relaxable upto 35 years in the case of Govt Servants of the following categories, if they are employed in a department/ office under the control of any of the authorities mentioned

The upper age limit will be further relaxable SC/ST 5 years; OBC 3 yeas; candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 01st January, 1980 to the 31st December, 1989-5 years; Defence Service personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area, and released as a consequence thereof-3 years; Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 01st January, 2014 and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 01st January, 2014) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to Military service or, on invalidment-5 years; PwD 10 years

Reservation: Candidates seeking reservation/relaxation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC/PH/Ex-Servicemen must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation/relaxation as per eligibility prescribed in the Rules/Notice

They should be in possession of all the requisite certificate in the prescribed format in support of their claim as stipulated in the rules/notice for such benefits, and these certificate should be dated earlier that the due date (closing date) of the application

Educational Qualification: For admission to the examination, a candidate must have obtained a degree in Engineering from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutions estd by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as Universities u/s 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956; or passed Sections A and B of the Institution Examinations of the Institution of Engineers (India); or obtained a degree/diploma in Engineering from such foreign University/College/Institution and under such conditions as may be recognised by the Govt for the purpose from time to time; or passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India); or passed Associate Membership Examination Parts II and III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India; or passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers, London held after November, 1959
Provided that a candidate for the post of Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts) and Engineer, Gr. ‘A’ in Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing/ Monitoring Organisation may possess any of the above qualifications or the qualification mentioned below namely; M.Sc degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication, Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject

Note:

i) A candidate who has appeared at an examination the passing of which would render him educationally qualified for this examination, but has not been informed of the result, may apply for admission to the examination

A candidate who intends to appear at such a qualifying examination may also apply

Such candidates will be admitted to the examination, if otherwise eligible, but their admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation, if they do not produce proof of having passed the requisite qualifying examination along with the Detailed Application Form which will be required to be submitted by the candidates who qualify on the result of written part of the examination

ii) In exceptional cases, the Commission may treat a candidates, who has not any of the qualifications prescribed in this rule, as educationally qualified provided that he/she has passed examinations conducted by other institutions the standard of which in the opinion of the Commission justifies his/her admission to the examination

Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Engineering Services Examination, 2014

Engineering Service Examination, 2014 published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary date 22nd Mar 2014

Fee: Candidates (excepting SC/ST/Female/PH who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs.200/- (Rs two hundred only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit card

Applicants who opt for pay by cash mode should print the system generated pay-in-slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only Pay by Cash mode option will be deactived at 23.59 hours of 20th April 2014 i.e. one day before the closing date
How ever, applicants who have generated their Pay-in-Slip before it is de-activated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date

For the applicants in whose case payments details have not been received from the bank, they will be treated as fictitious payment cases and their applications will be rejected in the first instance

A list of all such applicants shall be made available on the Commission website within two weeks after the last day of submission of online application

How to apply:

Candidates are required to apply online using the link www.upsconline.nic.in

Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website
The applicants are advised to submit only single application; however, if due to any unavoidable situation, if he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the higher RID is complete in all respects like applicants’ details, examination centre, photograph, signature, fee etc
The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the applications with higher RID (Registration ID) shall be entertained by the commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID

All candidates, whether already in Govt service, or in Govt owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in private employment, should apply online direct to the commission

Persons, already in Govt service whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work-charged employees other than causal or daily rated employees or those serving under public enterprises are, however, required to inform their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the examination
Candidates should note that in case communication is received from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the Examination, their application will be liable to be rejected/candidature will be liable to be cancelled

The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination

Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission (written examination and interview test) will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions

If on verification at any time before or after the written examination or interview test, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature of the examination will be cancelled by the Commission

Candidates are requested to keep ready the attested copies of the following documents for submission to the commission soon after the declaration of the results of the written examination which is likely to be declared in the month of December, 2014

Certificate of age, certificate of educational qualification, certificate in support of claim to belong to SC/ST/OBC wherever applicable, certificate in support of claim for age/fee concession, wherever applicable

Immediately after the declaration of the written results successful candidates will be required to fill in detailed application form online

Attested copies of the above mentioned certificates will have to be sent to the commission at that time
The originals will have to be produced at the time of interview

Important Dates:

Starting Date for Online Registration: 22nd March 2014
Last Date for Online Registration: 21st April 2014
Written Examination: 20th June 2014

For more details candidates may visit the UPSC Website at www.upsconline.nic.in

 

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