PSC: 60th Annual Report: "Recruitment by Examination-Applicants to Posts Ratio" Year 2009-10

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Union Public Service Commission

60th (2009-10) Annual Report

Recruitment by Examination-Applicants to Posts Ratio

The number of applications for an examination divided by the number of posts to be filled by the said examination gives the Applicants to Posts Ratio (APR). The APR gives an index of the number of candidates aspiring for Civil Services/Posts through each of these examinations. As per APR calculations, 369 candidates applied for every post filled through Civil Services Examination, 2008 as compared to 455 for the year 2007. In respect of Special Class Railways Apprentices’ Examination, 2009 number of candidates applied for each post was 3012, which was the highest amongst all examinations.

Name of the Examination Number of Posts Number of Applicants Number of Recommended Candidates APR RPR
Civil Services Examination, 2008 881 325433  791 369 0.90
Engineering Services Examination, 2008 482 65156 413 135 0.86
Central Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination, 2008 376 68088 376 181 1.00
Indian Economics Service/ Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2008 27 3958 25 146 0.93
Geologists’ Examination, 2008 219 3359 216 15 0.99
Combined Medical Services Examination, 2009 512 29096 450 57 0.88
Special class Railways Apprentices’ Examination, 2009 45 135539 45 3012 1.00
Indian Forest Service Examination, 2009 85 43262 85 508 1.00
Limited Departmental Competitive Examination, 2009 for Assistant Commandants (Executive) in Central Industrial Security Force 20 659 20 33 1.00
Total 2647 674550 2421 255 0.91

Courtesy: upsc.gov.in

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