(Notification) UPSC Engineering Services Examination, 2019
No.F. 2/2/2018-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 6 th January, 2019 in accordance with the Rules published by Ministry of Railways in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 26 th September, 2018.
2. (A) Recruitment on the results of this examination will be made to the Services/ Posts under the following categories:-
- Category I-Civil Engineering.
- Category II-Mechanical Engineering.
- Category III-Electrical Engineering.
- Category IV-Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
Category I-Civil Engineering
(i) Indian Railway Service of Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Civil Engineering Posts).
(iii) Central Engineering Service
(iv) Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Civil Engineering Post)
(v) Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group-A (Civil Engineering Posts).
(vi) Survey of India Group ‘A’ Service.
(vii) AEE(Civil) in Border Road Engineering Service.
(viii) Indian Defence Service of Engineers.
(ix) AEE(QS&C) in MES Surveyor Cadre
CATEGORY II—MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
(i) Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(iii) Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(iv) Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(v) Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO-II (Mechanical).
(vi) AEE in GSI Engineering Service Gr ‘A’.
(vii) Indian Defence Service of Engineers.
(viii) Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(ix) Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade-I (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
(x) AEE(Mech) in Border Roads Engineering Service.
CATEGORY III—ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
(i) Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(iii) Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(iv) Indian Defence Service of Engineers.
(v) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(vi) Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade-I (Electrical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
CATEGORY IV—ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
(i) Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/Electronics Engineering Posts).
(iii) Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’.
(iv) Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).
(v) Indian Telecommunication Service Gr ‘A’.
(vi) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).
(vii) Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade-I(Electronics and Telecom Engg. Posts) in Indian Navy.
(viii) Junior Telecom Officer Gr ‘B’.
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 3 of 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
(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
(a)A candidate for this examination must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st January, 2019 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1989 and not later than 1st January, 1998.
(b) The upper age-limit of 30 years will be relaxable upto 35 years in the case of Government servants of the following categories, if they are employed in a Department/ Office under the control of any of the authorities mentioned in column 1 below and apply for admission to the examination for all or any of the Service(s)/Post(s) mentioned in column 2, for which they are otherwise eligible.
Medical Examination :
Candidates finally recommended by the Commission on the basis of Engineering Services Examination, 2019 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, 2019 as per guidelines given in Appendix-II of the Rules for the Engineering Services Examination, 2019 published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 26.09.2018.
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/ PH 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.
HOW TO APPLY:
(a) Candidates are required to apply Online using the link www.upsc online.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.
LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS : 22.10.2018