(Free Coaching) YASHADA, ACEC | Entrance Test for Free Coaching Programme - UPSC Pre 2017


(Free Coaching) YASHADA, ACEC | Entrance Test for Free Coaching Programme - UPSC Pre 2017

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the Entrance Examination to be held on Sunday, 20th November, 2016 from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., for selecting a total of 70 candidates for Dr. Ambedkar Competitive Examination Centre at Yashawantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA), Pune. The selected candidates will be given coaching for a period of about one year (depending upon their passing the Civil Services Preliminary Examination) to prepare them for the UPSC Civil Services Examination to be held in the year 2017.

Minimum Educational Qualification :

Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University (Medical graduates should have completed internship)

Age (as on 01.08.2017) :

21 to 32 years (For General Candidates). Relaxation 5 Years for SC/ ST and 3 years for OBC.

Domicile : Domicile of Maharashtra

A) A candidate who has availed the benefit of coaching for Prelims or Mains in ACEC, YASHADA previously is NOT eligible for admission to the ACEC.
B) For ST candidates caste validity certificate is compulsory and the maximum annual income should be less than Rs. 6,00,000/-. (The documents shall have to be submitted by candidates at the time of admission)
C) For Minority candidates caste validity certificate /caste certificate/ any documentary evidence of Minority Community/ self-declaration is compulsory. (The documents shall have to be submitted by candidates at the time of admission)
D) Candidates from OBC, VJ(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D) & SBC will have to submit Non Creamy Layer certificate at the time of admission. (Candidates from creamy layer will not be eligible for admission.
E) Candidates will not be allowed to pursue any other courses / job while they are receiving coaching at ACEC, Yashada.

Seat Details:

Reservations: The following chart gives the number of vacancies for different categories as per the policy of the ACEC as directed by the Government of Maharashtra.

(As decided by Selection Committee constituted under the guidelines of the Dept. of Social Justice & Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra)


Scheme of Examination:

There will be an examination of two hours duration having a maximum of 200 marks. The detailed scheme of examination will be as per the following:

General Studies - Paper I : 100 marks

This part will consist of a total of 50 questions of Multiple Choice type modelled on the General Studies, Paper -1 of the UPSC's Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, carrying a total of 100 marks.

Topics:

50 Questions : (General Studies) :

A total of 50 questions will be on the following topics carrying 2 marks for each question:

1} Current events of national and international importance.
2} History of India and Indian National Movement.
3} Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
4} Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
5} Economic and Social Development -Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
6} General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization
7} General Science.

Civil Services Aptitude Test – CSAT- Paper II : 100 marks

This part will consist of a total of 40 questions of Multiple Choice type modelled on the General Studies, Paper – II (CSAT) of the UPSC's Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, carrying a total of 100 marks.

40 Questions: (CSAT) :

A total of 40 questions will be on the following topics carrying 2.5 marks for each question:

1} Comprehension
2} Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
3} Logical reasoning and analytical ability
4} Decision-making and problem solving
5} General mental ability
6} Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.)

(Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. - Class X level)

Merit list will be prepared on the basis of:

1. The candidates should secure at least 33 % in GS-II (C-SAT)
2. The GS paper I of only those candidates will be evaluated who have secured minimum 33 % marks in GS-II (C-SAT) or more.
3. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in GS paper I only.
4. The marks secured in GS-II (C-SAT) are of qualifying nature hence will not be considered for drawing merit list.

Application Fees:

ALL the candidates have to pay an Examination Fee amounting to Rs. 360/-. This has to be paid through any of the branches of the Bank of Maharashtra after taking printout of the challan. The detailed procedure has been described in the ‘Instructions for the Candidates.

How to Apply:

Procedure to fill the ONLINE Application Form

1. Candidate will visit the website www.geexam.com
2. The following links will be available on this website

a. View instructions and procedure to fill application form
b. Process flow diagram to fill application form
C. Online Application Form
D. Login for the candidates who have already submitted the form. (To check the status of application, reprint bank challan, download admit card etc.) :

Important Dates:

SUCH ATTEMPTS CAN BE MADE TILL THE LAST DATE OF FILLING IN THE APPLICATION FORM i.e. 20 OCTOBER, 2016

  • Last Date of depositing fees in Bank : 27 October, 2016
  • Declaration of Answer Key : 21 November, 2016
  • Objection for Answer Key : 23 November, 2016

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