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(Answer Key) UPSC Engineering Services Pre Examination - 2020

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(Answer Key) UPSC Engineering Services Pre Examination - 2020

Exam Name: UPSC Engineering Services Pre Examination

Year: 2020

Subject:

  • General Studies & Engineering Aptitude
  • Civil Engineering Paper
  • Mechanical Engineering Paper
  • Electrical Engineering Paper
  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering 

(Notification) UPSC Engineering Services Examination, 2021


(Notification) UPSC Engineering Services Examination, 2021


No.F. 2/5/2020‐E.I(B): Preliminary/Stage‐I Examination of the Engineering Services Examination for recruitment to the services/ posts mentioned in para 2 below will be held by the Union Public Service Commission on 18th July, 2021 in accordance with the Rules published by Ministry of Railways in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 07th April, 2021.

CATEGORY I—CIVIL ENGINEERING

Group‐A Services/Posts 

(i) Central Engineering Service 
(ii) Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group‐A (Civil Engineering Posts).  
(iii) Survey of India Group ‘A’ Service. 
(iv) *AEE(Civil) in Border Road Engineering Service. 
(v) Indian Defence Service of Engineers. 
(vi) AEE(QS&C) in MES Surveyor Cadre.  
(vii) Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service.   

CATEGORY II—MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Group‐A/B Services/Posts 

(i) AEE in GSI Engineering Service Gr ‘A’. 
(ii) Indian Defence Service of Engineers. 
(iii) Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).  
(iv) Indian Naval Material Management Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)  
 (v)  Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service. 
 (vi)  Indian Skill Development Service. 
 (vii)  Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Mechanical). 
(viii) Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engg.) 

CATEGORY III—ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Group‐A/B Services/Posts

(i) Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).   
(ii) Indian Defence Service of Engineers. 
(iii) Indian Naval Material Management Service (Electrical Engineering Posts) 
(iv) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engineering Posts). 
(v) Indian Naval Armament Service 
(vi) Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Electrical). 
(vii) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering Posts). 

CATEGORY IV—ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING 

Group‐A/B Services/Posts 

(i) Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’. 
(ii) Indian Telecommunication Service Gr ‘A’. 
(iii) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts). 
(iv) Indian Naval Material Management Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts) 
(v) Junior Telecom Officer Gr ‘B’. 
(vi) Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Electronics & Tele).

Educational Qualification:

For admission to the examination, a candidate must have – 

For admission to the examination, a candidate must have – 
(a)  obtained a degree in Engineering from a University incorporated by an Act of  the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as Universities under Section 3of the University Grants Commission  Act,  1956; or 
(b)  passed Sections A and B of  the Institution Examinations of the Institution  of  Engineers  (India); or 
(c)  obtained  a  degree/diploma    in  Engineering  from  such  foreign  University/College/Institution  and  under  such conditions as may be recognised by the Government for the purpose from time to time, or 
(d)  passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India); or 
(e)  passed Associate Membership Examination  Parts II and III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India; or 7 
(f)   passed Graduate   Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers, London held after November, 1959 

Plan of Examination:

1.  The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan :— 
(i)  Stage‐I: Engineering Services (Preliminary/Stage‐I) Examination (Objective Type Papers) for the selection of candidates for the Stage‐II: Engineering Services (Main/Stage‐II) Examination;
(ii) Stage‐II: Engineering Services (Main/Stage‐II) Examination (Conventional Type Papers) and 
(iii)  Stage‐III : Personality Test 

Age Limits:

(As on 01/January/2021)

Minimum – 21 Years

Maximum – 30 Years

Medical Examination :

Candidates finally recommended by the Commission on the basis of Engineering Services Examination, 2021 shall be required to undergo medical examination. 
(a)  Every candidate, on being  finally  recommended by Commission will be  required  to undergo medical examination as and when  so  decided  by  the  Ministry  of  Railways  (Railway  Board)  irrespective  of  the  fact  that  he/she  has  appeared  for  such medical examination in the past and found fit/unfit on the basis of earlier examination. 
(b) The medical examination will be conducted at various Railway Hospitals under Ministry of Railways (Railway Board). Other additional instructions for candidates are listed at Annexure‐II. The findings of the Railways Medical Board will be taken as final and binding for all allotment purposes. 

Physical standards :

Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Engineering Services Examination, 2021 as per guidelines given in Appendix‐II of the Rules for the Engineering Services Examination, 2021 published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 07.04.2021. 

Application Fee:

Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/PwBD who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/‐ (Rupees T w o  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 or by using any Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card.

HOW TO APPLY:

(a)  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.  
(b) 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. 
(c) All candidates, whether already in Government Service, or in Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar 
organisations or in private employment, should apply online direct to the Commission. Persons, already in Government 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.

Important Dates:

  • Starting Date – 07-April-2021
  • Last Date – 27-April-2021 (up to 06:00 PM)
  • Last Date of Fee Payment – 27-April-2021 (up to 06:00 PM)

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Model Questions for UPSC PRE CSAT PAPER SET - 51

Model Questions for UPSC PRE CSAT PAPER SET - 51

Passage : Instruction for question- read the following passage and answer the questions that follow. Your answers to the questions should be based on the passage only.

Human rights and environmental issues are often the this side of the same coin be it relation to water availability, energy use of climate resilience. As cities and well, rapid and urbanization illustrates the struggle faring the international community to meet the needs of humanity. Sand bags are in sufficient, resilience in required and can best be facilitated trough preparation. Such disaster preparation measures employed as early warning systems are crucial, but the international community must also come to term in the millions of people that rely on water from vanishing glaciers on the Tibetan plateau. “climate change in a crisis multiplies, according to the world food programme, which has recently signed a MoU with the world Meteorological. Organization to share  nformation with which to predict future emergency food shortages. Interpreting weather data can strengthen emergency preparedness as less predictable precipitation leads to food security.

1. The passage contains a statements “ sand bags are insufficient” Among the following statements, which is nearest in meaning to this?

(a) Stronger dams need to be constructed using new technology.
(b) Sand bags are only a way of fighting climate change , they cannot prevent climate change.
(c) Temporary measure are not enough to effectively address long-term problems
(d) Both a and c

2. Which of the following statements best reflects the writer’s opinion on disaster preparation?

1. Human rights need to be given more attention than environmental issues.
2. Climate change can impact food security in true affecting million of people.

Select the correct answers using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

3. Which one of the following statements conveys the key message of the passage?

(a) Forecasting future emergency food shortages can help countries face up to climate change.
(b) Measures taken to address climate change can also have implications for general will-being.
(c) Disaster prevention measures should not ignore human rights issue
(d) Rapid urbanization can lead to food shortages.

4. According to the passage world food programme signed a MoU with

(a) WMO
(b) TMF
(c) WTO
(d) UN

5. Consider the following statements.

1. Human rights and environmental issues are often the flip side of save coin.
2. Resilience is required for the environmental issues.

Select the correct answers using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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Model Questions for UPSC PRE CSAT PAPER SET - 50

Model Questions for UPSC PRE CSAT PAPER SET - 50

Passage 1: Instruction for question- read the following passage and answer the questions that follow. Your answers to the questions should be based on the passage only.

The real clients for any national government tourism policy initiatives are all those who comprise the regional and local communities across India. Tourists and the tourism industry are simply the actors. The tourism industry is very good at spreading the mantra the tourism will bring major economic benefits. But how often so those benefits flow back to the travel company, the hotel chain or the tourism operator who might be based overseas? What good are thousands, even millions, of tourists to the national economy of mostly of what they spend goes elsewhere? The most country or region for and international event, must provide and maintain airports, ports, roads and public amenities, sustain national and cultural heritage sites, provide water and sewerage infrastructure for the increased traffic, but few international visitors rarely stay long in most of the places they visit. Few in the local community can identify what benefits are actually captured from the tourist traffic. The critical issue for tourism policy development in India is for the local economy to retain as mush tourism revenue as possible.

1. Consider the following statements:

1. The tourism industry is very good at spreading the mantra the tourism will bring major socio-cultural benefits
2. Tourism industry and tourists are simply the actors of economic development

Select the correct answers using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

2. What does the author imply by the question. But how often do those benefits flow back to the travel company, the hotel chain or the tourism operator who might be based overseas?

1. It in important do understand whatever the economic benefits from tourism benefits the national economy or not
2. It is important to understand whatever the tourism industry in sustainable or not

Select the correct answers using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

3. Consider the following statements

1. For countries hosting international events, people in local communities mostly do not benefit for the tourist traffic.
2. In the case of international events, the improved infrastructure does not benefit local communities in the host country.

Select the correct answers using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

4. The real problem for the host country to provide and maintain airports, ports, roads as public amenities etc. is , because

(a) Foreign tourist do not pay adequate fees.
(b) Foreign visitors rarely stay long of the places.
(c) Foreign visitor often stay long of the places they visit.
(d) Concern government and department are responsible

5. The critical issue for tourism policy development is India in for local economy to;

(a) To retain much tourism economy
(b) To retain cultural heritage.
(c) To retain much economic policy
(d) To retain as much tourism economy revenue as possible

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Model Questions for UPSC PRE CSAT PAPER SET - 49

Model Questions for UPSC PRE CSAT PAPER SET - 49

1. Who is sitting next to D to left

(a) B
(b) F
(c) A
(d) can’t be determined

2. Who does not sit adjacent to each other?

(a) DC
(b) EB
(c) AH
(d) None

3. What is F’s position with reference to E?

(a) Second to left
(b) Third right
(c) Second to right
(d) None

Direction: Answer the questions based on the given information K, L, M, N, O, P, Q and R are sitting around a circle facing the centre. N is fourth to the right of R. P is fourth to the right of L. M is fourth to the right of O who is not an immediate neighbor of L or N. K is not an immediate neighbor of N.

4. Who is third to the right of L?

(a) K
(b) O
(c) M
(d) P

5. Who is to the immediate left of N?

(a) Q
(b) L
(c) M
(d) K

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