IES/ISS Examination - 2010
Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2010
Examination Notice No. 10/2010-IES/ISS
(Last Date for Receipt of Offline Applications: 05.07.2010)
No. F. 12/1/2010-EI(B): A combined competitive examination for recruitment to
Grade IV of the Services mentioned in Para 2 below will be held by the Union
Public Service Commission commencing on 4th December 2010 in accordance with the
Rules published by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation in the
Gazette of india dated the 05th June, 2010.
The examination will be held at the
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
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/she had indicated in his/her Application form for the Examination, he/she
must send a letter addressed to the Secretary, Union Public Service Commission
giving full justification as to why he/she desires a change in centre. Such
requests will be considered on merits but requests received in the Commission’s
Office after 05th August, 2010 will not be entertained under any circumstances
nor will such communications be replied to.
2. (a) The Services to which recruitment is to be made on the results of this
examination and the approximate number of vacancies in Grade IV of the Services
are given below :-
(i) Indian Economic Service - 15
(ii) Indian Statistical Service - 20
The number of vacancies mentioned above 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.
(b) A candidate may compete for any one of the Services only viz. the
Indian Economic Service or the Indian Statistical Service, for which he/she is
eligible in terms of the rules.
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 1st January, 1962
with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma,
Srilanka 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.
CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION:
candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill
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
Mere issue of admission certificate to
the candidates will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally
cleared by the commission.
take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to
original documents only after the candidate has qualified for
2. HOW TO
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) 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 No. 011-23387310.
(b) Candidates can also apply Online using the link
Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available
on the above mentioned website.
(c) Candidates are advised to read carefully the "Instructions
for filling up the Offline Application Form"given in Appendix-II (A)
and Instructions for Online Applications given in Appendix II (B) of
3. LAST DATE
FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:
All offline 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 5th July 2010.
Candidates should note that applications will be received
by hand, only one at a time, at the designated counter(s) and not in
bulk, till 5 PM only.
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 application by Post/Speed Post only (not by Hand or
by Courier) is 12th July 2010.
(b) Online: The online Applications can be filled upto 28th
June 2010 till 11.59 PM after which the link will be disabled.
COUNTER 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.
5. 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 items including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of
the examination, as arrangement for safekeeping can not be assured.
6. Candidates are advised not to bring any
valuables costly items to the Examination Halls, as safe keeping of the
same cannot be assured. Commission will not be responsible for any loss
in this regard.
"Government strives to have a workforce which
reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply"
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 to him/her by the
Government of India.
(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have
attained the age of 30 years on 1st January, 2010, i.e. he/she must have been
born not earlier than 2nd January, 1980 and not later than 1st January, 1989.
(b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable as follows:–
(i) upto a maximum of five years ifa candidate belongs to a
Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
(ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates
belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of
reservation applicable to such candidates.
(iii) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been
domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st
January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.
(iv) upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services
personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign
country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof:
(v) upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen
including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at
least five years Military Service as on 1st January, 2010 and have been
released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose
assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st January,
2010) 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 (iii) on invalidment.
(vi) upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have
completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military
Service as on 1st January, 2010 and whose assignment has been extended
beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issue a
certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will
be released on three month's notice on selection from the date of
receipt of offer of appointment.
(vii) upto a maximum of 10 years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and
Orthopaedically handicapped persons.
NOTE I : Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and the
Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of para
3(II) (b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, persons
domiciled in the State of J & K, Physically disabled etc. will be eligible for
grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the categories.
NOTE II-The term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as
ex-servicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Civil Services and Posts)
Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.
Note III-The age concession under para 3 (ii) (b) (v) and (vi) will not be
admissible to Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs who
are released on own request.
NOTE IV- Notwithstanding the provision of age-relaxation under para 3 (II)
(b) (vii) above, a physically disabled candidate will be considered to be
eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the
Government or appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found
to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned
Services/posts to be allocated to the physically disabled candidates by the
Save as provided above the age limits prescribed can in no case be relaxed.
The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the
Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate
recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an
extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University, which
extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the
Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate.
These certificate are required to be submitted only after the declaration of
the result of the return part of the examination. No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts
from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted. The expression Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate in this
part of the instruction includes the alternative certificates mentioned above.
NOTE 1:- Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in
the Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent
certificate as on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the
Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or
Note 2 :- Candidates should also note that once a Date of Birth has been
claimed by them and entered in the records of the Commission for the purpose of
admission to an Examination, no change will be allowed sub- sequently (or at any
other Examination of the Commission) on any grounds whatsoever.
Note 3 :- The candidate should exercise due care while entering their date of
birth in column 8 of the application form for the Examination. If on
verification at any subsequent stage, any variation is found in their date of
birth from the one entered in their matriculation or equivalent Examination
certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against them by the commission
under the Rules.
A candidate for the Indian Economic Service must have obtained a
Post-graduate degree in Economics/Applied Economics/Busines
Economics/Econometrics and a candidate for the Indian Statistical must have
obtained a Post-Graduate degree in Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Applied
Statistics from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State
Legislature in India or other educational institutes established by an Act of
Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the
University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or a foreign university approved by the
Central Govt. from time to time.
Note I : A candidate who has appeared at an examination the passing of which
would render him/her eligible to appear at this examination but has not been
informed of the result, may apply for admission to the examination. A candidate
who intend 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 the written part of the
Note II : In exceptional cases, the Union Public Service Commission may treat
a candidate who has none of the foregoing qualifications as a qualified
candidate provided that he has passed examination conducted by other
Institutions, the standard of which in the opinion of the Commission, justifies
his admission to the examination.
Note III : A candidate who is otherwise qualified but who has taken a degree
from a foreign University may also apply to the Commission and may be admitted
to the examination at the discretion of the Commission.
Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for
admission to Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination,
2010 as per Regulations given in Appendix III of the rules for the Indian
Economic/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2010 published in Gazette of
India dated 05th June, 2010.
(a) Candidates applying Offline (through Common Application Form) are
required to pay a fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only) through a single
Central Recruitment Fee Stamp. Central Recruitment fee Stamp (NOT postage
stamps) must be obtained from the post office and affixed on the application
form in the space provided therein. The stamp 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 cancellation mark partially overflows on the application
form itself but within the space provided on the form. The impression of the
cancellation mark should be clear and distinct to facilitate the identification
of date and the Post Office of issue.
Candidates residing abroad should deposit the prescribed fee in the office of
India's High Commissioner, Ambassador or 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.
All Female Candidates and Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled
Tribes are not required to pay any fee. No Fee exemption is, However, Available
to OBC Candidates and they are required to pay the Full prescribed fee.
Physically disabled persons are exempted from the payment of fee provided
they are otherwise eligible for appointment to the Services to be filled on the
results of this examination on the basis of the standards of medical fitness for
these Services (including any concessions specifically extended to the
physically disabled). A physically disabled candidate claiming age
relaxation/fee concession will be required by the Commission to submit along
with their detailed application form, a certified copy of the certificate from a
Government Hospital/Medical Board in support of his claim for being physically
NOTE : Notwithstanding the aforesaid provision for age relaxation/fee
exemption, a physically disabled candidate will be considered to be eligible for
appointment only if he (after such physical examination as the Government or the
appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the
requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services to be
allocated to Physically disabled candidates by the Government.
'Postage Stamp' will in no case be accepted in lieu of ‘Central Recruitment
Candidates should note that the fee sent through Indian Postal Orders, Bank
Draft, Money Order, Crossed Cheque, Currency Notes or Treasury Challan etc. will
not be accepted by the Commission and such applications will be treated as
without fee and will be summarily rejected.
(b) Candidates applying Online (excepting Female/SC/ST/Physically
Handicapped candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay
a reduced fee of Rs. 50/- (Rupees Fifty 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.
Note I : Applications not accompanied by the prescribed Fee (Unless remission
of Fee is claimed) shall be summarily rejected.
Note II : Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can
the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.
Note III : If any candidate who took the Indian Economic Service/Indian
Statistical Service Examination held in 2008 wishes to apply for admission to
this examination, he must submit his application so as to reach the Commission’s
Office by the prescribed date without waiting for the results or an offer of
(a) The UPSC have developed an application form common for all their
examinations which will be processed on computerised machines. This application
form alongwith an Information Brochure containing general instructions for
filling up the form, an acknowledegment card and an envelope for sending the
application is obtainable from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices
throughout the country as listed in Appendix-III of Notice against cash payment
of Rs. 20/- (Rupees twenty only). Form should be purchased from the designated
Post Offices only and not from any other agency. This form can be used only once
and for only one examination. Candidates. who wish to apply offline, must use
the form supplied with the Information Brochure only and they should in no case
use photocopy/reproduction/unauthorisedly printed copy of the Form. Since this
form is electronically scannable, due care should be taken to fill up the
application form, correctly. While filling up the application form, please refer
to detailed instructions given in Appendix-II(A) of this Notice.
should also fill up in the relevant places of the Acknowledgement Card, their
Application Form Number (8-digit) and the name of the examination. The
applicants are required to affix the postage stamp of Rs.6/- on the
Acknowledgement Cards and send the same along with application form to UPSC. If
an applicant fails to affix the postage stamp of requisite amount, his/her
acknowledgement card will not be dispatched and the Commission will not be
responsible for non receipt of acknowledgement Card by the applicant. The duly
filled in application form and the acknowledgement card should then be mailed in
the special envelope supplied with the Information Brochure. You should also
write the name of examination viz. "Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical
Service Examination, 2010" on the envelope before despatching it to "Secretary,
Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New
(b) Candidates can also apply Online using the link
Detailed Instructions for filling up Online applications are available on the
above mentioned website.
(c) 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/her application through his/her 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 workcharged employees other than casual or daily rated employees
or those serving under Public Enterprises are however, required to submit an
undertaking 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 withholding permission to the candidates applying
for/appearing at the examination, their applications will be liable to be
rejected/candidature will be liable to be cancelled.
NOTE 1 : While filling in his application form, the candidate should
carefully decide about his choice for the centre for the Examination. More than
one application from a candidate giving different centres will not be accepted
in any case. Even if a candidate sends more than one completed application the
Commission will accept only one application at their discretion and the
Commission's decision in the matter shall be final.
If any candidate appears at a centre other than the one indicated by the
Commission in his/her Admission Certificate, the papers of such a candidate will
not be valued and his/her candidature will be liable to cancellation.
NOTE-2 : Since the Common Application Forms are to be processed in a computerised system, due care should be taken by the candidates to fill up their
application form correctly. Necessary instructions for filling up the Common
Application Form may be seen at Appendix II(A). No column of the application
should be left blank. Incomplete or defective applications shall be summarily
rejected. No representation or correspondence regarding such rejection shall be
entertained under any circumstances.
(d) Candidates are not required to submit alongwith their applications any
certificate(s) in support of their claims regarding Age, Educational
Qualifications, Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes and
Physically handicapped etc.
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
viz. 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 for 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
result of the written part of the examination which is likely to be declared in
the month of June 2011.
1. Certificate of Age.
2. Certificate of Educational Qualification indicating the Subjects.
3. Certificate in support of claim to belong to Scheduled Caste,
Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes, where applicable.
4. Certificate in support of claim for age/fee concession, where
5. Certificate in support of being physically disabled (where
Immediately after declaration of result of the written part of the
examination, successful candidates will be sent a form by the Commission
requiring additional information to be furnished. The attested copies of the
above mentioned certificates will have to be sent to the Commission at that
time. Originals will have to be produced at the time of interview. 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 12 of the Rules for the
Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service, 2010 notified in the Gazette
of India dated 05th June, 2010 and also reproduced below :
A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of :
(i) Obtaining support for his/her 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/her candidature for the examination, or
(vii) using unfair means during the examination, or
(viii) writing irrelevent matter, including obscence language or
pornographic matter in 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 mobile phone, pager or any
electronic equipment or device or any other equipment capable of being used
as a communication device during the examination, or
(xii) violating any of the instructions issued to candidates alongwith
their admission certificates 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, is liable.
(a) to be disqualified by the Commission from the examination for which
he/she 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/she 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/she may wish to make in that behalf; and
(ii) taking the representation, if any, submitted by the candidate within
the period allowed to him/her into consideration.
(i) The completed Offline Application Form must reach the Secretary, Union
Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi 110069 by
post or by personal delivery at the Commission’s counter on or before 05th July,
(ii) In respect of offline 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 Lakshadweep or abroad, the last date for receipt of
applications is 12th July, 2010. 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
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
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
NOTE:-(iv) Candidates should note that applications will be received by hand,
only one at a time, at the designated counter(s) and not in bulk, till 5 PM
The Online Application can be filled up to 28th June, 2010 till 11.59 PM after
which the link will be disabled.
Immediately on receipt of an application from a candidate, the
Acknowledgement Card submitted by him/her alongwith the application form will be
despatched to him by the Commission’s office duly stamped in token of receipt of
his/her Application. If a candidate does not receive the Acknowledgement Card
within 30 days, he/she should at once contact the Commission by quoting his/her
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/her 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.
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 the status of his/her 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/her admission certificate
or any other communication regarding his/her candidature for the examination
three weeks before the commencement of the examination, he/she 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. 011-23381125/011-23385271/011-23098543. In case no
communication is received in the Commission's office from the candidate
regarding non-receipt of his/her admission certificate atleast 3 weeks
before the examination, he/she himself/herself will be solely responsible
for non-receipt of his/her admission certificate. It may be noted that the
Admission Certificate will be issued at the address as photocopied from the
application form filled in by the candidate. The candidate should,
therefore, ensure that 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 entries made by the candidate in his/her
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 Examination. Unless candidature is formally confirmed by
the Commission, it continues to be provisional. The decision of the Commission
with regard to the acceptance of the applications of a candidate and his/her
eligibility or otherwise 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/she 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 communications sent to him at the address
stated in his/her 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
Important : All communications to the Commission should invariably contain
the following particulars.
1. Name and year of the examination.
2. Application Form Number (8-digit).
3. Roll Number (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
N.B. (ii): If a letter/communication is received from a candidate after an
examination has been held and it does not give his/her full name and Roll
number, it will be ignored and no action will be taken thereon.
No request for withdrawal of candidature received from a candidate after
he/she has submitted his/her application will be entertained under any
10. Details about the scheme of examination, standard and syllabi of the
subjects etc. may be seen in Appendix I to this Notice.
(KULDEEP KUMAR SAHARAWAT)
Union Public Service Commission
The contents of this notification are informatory in nature.
Candidates are advised to refer to the notice published in 'Employment