UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
SPECIAL CLASS RAILWAY APPRENTICES’ EXAMINATION, 2010
EXAMINATION NOTICE NO. 12/2010-SCRA28th August, 2010
The Union Public Service Commission will hold the Special
Class Railway Apprentices’ Examination, 2010 on 19th December, 2010 for
recruitment to the Special Class Apprentices in the Mechanical Department of
Indian Railways. The examination will be held at various centres across the
country. Salient features of the examination are published herein for general
information of candidates. For details regarding Eligibility Conditions, the
Syllabus and Scheme of the examination, Centres of examination, Guidelines for
filling up application form etc. aspirants must consult the Detailed Notice of
the examination published in the Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar dated 28th
CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY:
(a) Age Limits : Not less than 17 years and not more
than 21 years on 1st August, 2010. The upper age limit is relaxable for
Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/ Other Backward Classes and certain other
categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice.
(b) Educational Qualifications : Must have passed in
the first or second division, the Intermediate or an equivalent Examination of a
University or Board approved by the Government of India with Mathematics and at
least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as subjects of the examination.
For further details, please refer Para 3(III) of Commission’s Notice for
Examination published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar.
(c) Physical Standards : Candidates must be physically
fit according to the Regulations given in Appendix-II of the Rules for the
Special Class Railway Apprentices’ Examination, 2010 published in the Gazette of
India dated 28th August, 2010.
HOW TO APPLY:
(a) Candidates, who wish to apply offline, 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 published in the Employment News dated 28.08.2010)
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 obtaining 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
(b) Candidates can also apply Online using the link
http://www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online
applications are available on the above mentioned Website.
(a) Candidates applying Offline (through Common Application
Form) are required to pay a fee of Rs.50/- (Rupees Fifty only) through Central
Recruitment Fee Stamp only.
(b) Candidates applying Online are required to pay a reduced
fee of Rs.25/- (Rupees Twenty Five only) either by remitting the money in
any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using
Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
(c) All Female candidates/SC/ST and Physically Handicapped
candidates are exempted from payment of Fee. (OBC candidates are required to pay
ADDRESS AND LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS :
(a) Common Application Form
All offline applications must reach the “Controller of Examinations, 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 27th
September, 2010. However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain
remote areas specified in the Notice published in the Employment News dated
28.08.2010, the last date for receipt of applications by Post/Speed Post only
(not by Hand or by Courier) is 04th October, 2010.
The Online Applications can be filled upto 20th September, 2010 till 11.59
P.M. after which the link will be disabled.
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 Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No.
011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs.
and 17.00 hrs.
The Commission also has a 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. “Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender
balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.”
NOTE: Mobile phones are
banned in the Campus of UPSC Examination Halls.
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