Engineering Services Examination, 2016 UPSC Notification
CATEGORY I - CIVIL ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Civil Engineering Posts).
(iii) Central Engineering Service.
(iv) Indian Defense Service of Engineers (Civil Engineering Posts).
(v) Indian Ordinance Factories Services (Engineering Branch) (Civil Engineering Posts)
(vi) Central Water Engineering (Gr. 'A') Service (Civil Engineering Posts).
(vii) Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group-A (Civil Engineering Posts).
(viii) Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil) in P&T Building Works (Gr'A') Service
CATEGORY II - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of MECHANICAL Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(iii) Central Water Engineering (Gr. 'A') Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(iv) Central Power Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(v) Indian Ordinance Factories Service.
(vi) Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(vii) Assistant Executive Engineer Group 'A' (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of EME, Ministry of Defence.
(viii) Assistant Naval Store officer Grade I (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
(ix) Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(x) Assistant Executive Engineer (Group A) in the Geological Survey of India.
(xi) Indian Inspection Service, Gr.'A' (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(xii) Indian Supply Service, Gr.'A' (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(xiii) Indian Defense Service of Engineers (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(xiv) Central Engineering Service (Roads), Gr.'A' (Mech. Engineering Posts)
CATEGORY III - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts
(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 Naval Armament Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(v) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Engg Branch) (Electrical Engg. Posts)
(vi) Central Power Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(vii) Indian Defense Service of Engineers (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(viii) Assistant Executive Engineer Group A (Electrical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E, Ministry of Defence.
(vix) Assistant Naval Store officer Grade I (Electrical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
(x) Indian Supply Service, Gr.'A' (Electrical Engineering Posts).
CATEGORY IV - ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Tele-communication/Electronics Engineering Posts).
(iii) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Engineering Branch) (Electronics Engineering Posts).
(iv) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts).
(v) Central Power Engineering Services (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Posts).
(vi) Assistant Executive Engineer Group ‘A’ (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence.
(vii) Engineer (GCS-Gr."A") in Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing/Monitoring Organisation; M/o Communication and Information Technology (D/o Telecommunication)
(viii) Assistant Naval Stores officer Grade I (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
(ix) Indian Inspection Service, Gr.'A' (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts).
(x) Indian Supply Service, Gr.'A' (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts).
(xi) Indian Telecommunication Service, Group 'A'
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 Indian before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka 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.
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 by the Government of India.
(II) Age Limits:
(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 August, 2016 i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1980 and not later than 1st August, 1989.
(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)/Posts mentioned in column 2, for which they are otherwise eligible.
(III) Minimum Educational Qualification:
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 Section 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 Institute 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.
Provided that a candidate for the post of Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts and Engineer Group 'A' in Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing/Monitoring Organisation) may possess any of the above qualifications or the qualification mentioned below namely:-
M.Sc. degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication, Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject.
NOTE-1—A candidate who has appeared at an examination the passing of which would render him educationally qualified for this examination, but has not been informed of the result, may apply for admission to the examination. A candidate who intends 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 alongwith the detailed applications which will be required to be submitted by the candidates who qualify on the result of written part of the examination.
NOTE-2—In exceptional cases, the Commission may treat a candidate, who has not any of the qualifications prescribed in this rule, as educationally qualified provided that he has passed examinations conducted by other institutions the standard of which in the opinion of the Commission justifies his admission to the examination.
NOTE-3—A candidate who is otherwise qualified but who has taken a degree from a foreign University which is not recognised by Government, may also apply to the Commission and may be admitted to the examination at the discretion of the Commission.
(iv) Physical standards
Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Engineering Services Examination, 2016 as per guidelines given in Appendix-II of the rules for theEngineering Services Examination, 2016 published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 30th January, 2016.
A candidate seeking admission to Examination must pay to the Commission a fee of Rs. 100.00 (Rupees One hundred only) through a single Central Recruitment Fee stamp. Central Recruitment Fee Stamp of the requisite denomination. 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.
APPLICATION NOT COMPLYING WITH THIS REQUIREMENT WILL BE SUMMARILY REJECTED.
ALL FEMALES CANDIDATES AND CANDIDATES BELONGING TO SCHEDULED CASTE/SCHEDULED TRIBE/PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CATEGORIES ARE EXEMPTED FROM PAYMENT OF FEE. NO FEE EXEMPTION IS, HOWEVER, AVAILABLE TO OBC CANDIDATES AND THEY ARE REQUIRED TO PAY THE PRESCRIBED FEE IN FULL.
HOW TO APPLY:
(a) The Commission proposes to make available online application submission for Engineering Services Examination 2016 from 6th February to 22nd February 2016 for which a separate notice is to be issued.
(b) The UPSC have developed an application form common for all their examination which will be processed on computerised machines. This application form along with an Information Brochure containing general instructions for filling up the form, an acknowledgement 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 rear to detailed instructions given in Appendix-II of this Notice. The candidate 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 alongwith application form to UPSC. If an applicant fails to affix the postage stamp of requisite amount his acknowledgement card will not be despatched and 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. The candidate should also write the name of Examination viz. "Engineering Services Examination, 2016" on the envelope before despatching it to "Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, New Delhi-110069".
(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 application through his 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 work-charged 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 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.
Note 1: WHILE FILLING IN HIS APPLICATION FORM, THE CANDIDATE SHOULD CAREFULLY DECIDE ABOUT HIS CHOICE FOR THE CENTRE AND ENGINEERING DISCIPLINE FOR THE EXAMINATION. MORE THAN ONE APPLICATION FROM A CANDIDATE GIVING DIFFERENT CENTRES AND OR ENGINEERING DISCIPLINE 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 ENGINEERING DISCIPLINE OTHER THAN THE ONE INDICATED BY THE COMMISSION IN HIS ADMISSION CERTIFICATE, THE PAPERS OF SUCH A CANDIDATE WILL NOT BE VALUED AND HIS CANDIDATURE WILL BE LIABLE TO CANCELLATION.
Note 2. SINCE THESE 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 FORM MAY BE SEEN AT APPENDIX II. 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.
CANDIDATES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SUBMIT ALONG WITH THEIR APPLICATIONS ANY CERTIFICATES 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 fulfill 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 fulfill 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 results of the written Examination which is likely to be declared in the month of December, 2016.
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF OFFLINE APPLICATIONS:
(i) The completed offline application form must reach the Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, New Delhi-110069 on or before 2nd March, 2016.
(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 Lashadweep or aboard, the last date of receipt of applications is 9th March, 2016. 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.
More details can be had from http://upsc.gov.in/