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Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination

Basic Information regarding Exam
This examination is conducted by the Commission for recruitment of Special Class Apprentices in the Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers. The examination is conducted once a year generally in the month of August.

Age limit
A candidate must have attained the age of 17 years and must not have attained the age of 21 years on August 1st of the year in which the examination is held. The upper age limit is relaxable as per rules.

Minimum Educational Qualification
(a) A candidate must have passed in the first or second division the Intermediate or an equivalent Examination of a University or Board approved by the Government of India with Mathematics and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as subject of the examination. Graduates with Mathematics and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as their Degree subjects may also apply; or

(b) Must have passed in the first or second division the Higher Secondary (12 years) Examination under 10 + 2 pattern of School Education with Mathematics and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as subject of the examination; or Read more…

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Combined Defence Services Examination

Basic Information regarding Exam
The Combined Defence Services Examination Is Held By The Union Public Service Commission Twice A Year Generrally In The Months Of February And August For Admission To The Following Course:

(i) Indian Military Academy, Dehradun for the courses commencing in the following January and July respectively.
(ii) Naval Academy, Goa for the courses commencing in following January and July respectively.
(iii) Air Force Station, Begumpet, Hyderabad (Pre-flying) for the courses commencing in the following January and July respectively.
(iv) Officers Training Academy, Chennai for the courses commencing in the following May and October respectively.

Nationality
A candidate must either be (i) a Citizen of India, or (ii) a subject of Bhutan, or (iii) a subject of Nepal, or (iv) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1st, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him by the Govt. before declaration of result by the UPSC.

Age limit
AGE LIMITS, SEX AND MARITAL STATUS:
Minimum age limit of candidates as on the date of commencement of the course is 19 years (for all categories). Other details are: Read more…

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Geologists Examination

Basic Information regarding Exam
A combined competitive examination for recruitment to the following categories of posts in the Geological Survey of India, the Central Ground Water Board, etc., is held by the UPSC. This examination is held once a year generally in the month of December.

Category I: Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Steel and Mines.
(a) Geologist (Junior), Group A
(b) Assistant Geologist, Group B

Category II: Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources.
(a) Junior Hydrogeologist, Group A (Scientist ‘B’)
(b) Assistant Hydrogeologist, Group B.

A candidate may compete in respect of all or anyone of the posts mentioned above. He should clearly indicate in his application the posts for which he wishes to be considered in the order of preference.

Age limit
A candidate for this examination must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the first day of January of the year in which the examination is held. The upper age limit will be relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC and in the case of Government Servants if they are employed in the Geological Survey of India and the Central Ground Water Board, this limit is also relaxable.

Minimum Educational Qualification
A candidate must have:
(a) Master’s Degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology from a university;

(b) Diploma of Associateship in Applied Geology of the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad; or

(c) Master’s Degree in Mineral Exploration from a recognised University (for posts in the Geological Survey of India only); or Read more…

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Indian Forest Service Examination

Basic Information regarding Exam
The Indian Forest Service Examination is conducted by the UPSC for recruitment to the Indian Forest Service in accordance with the provisions of the Rule notified from time to time by the Government of India in the Ministry of Agriculture.

Age limit
A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the first day of July of the year in which the examination is held.
The upper age limit may be relaxed in respect of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes, and such other categories of persons, as may from time to time be notified in this behalf by the Government of India, to the extent and subject to the conditions notified in respect of each category.

Minimum Educational Qualification
A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with at least one of the subjects, namely, Animal Husbandry & Ve~erinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Forestry, or in Engineering of 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 possess an equivalent qualification. Read more…

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Civil Services Examination

Basic Information regarding Exam

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Civil Services Examination every year in two stages for the recruitment to the Services/Posts of the following categories:
(i) Indian Administrative Service.
(ii) Indian Foreign Service.
(iii) Indian Police Service.
(iv) Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group A.
(v) Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group A.
(vi) Indian Customs and Central Excise Service, Group A.
(Vil) Indian Defence Accounts Service. Group A.
(viii) Indian Revenue Service, Group A.
(ix) Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group A
(Assistant Manager- Non – technical).
(x) Indian Postal Service. Group A. Read more…

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Combined Engineering Services Examination

Basic Information regarding Exam
The Combined Engineering Services Examination is held once a year generally in the month of June/July. This examination is conducted by the Commission in accordance with the provisions of the Rules notified from time to time by the Government of India for recruitment to the following Services/Posts:

Category I – Civil Engineering
Category II – Mechanical Engineering
Category III – Electrical Engineering
Category IV – Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

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) Military Engineer Services (IDSE- Building and Roads Cadre)
(v) Military Engineer Services (Surveyor of Works Cadre)
(vi) Central Water Engineering Service (Civil Engineering Posts)
(vii) Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group-A. Civil Engineering Posts
(viii) Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil) in Border Roads Engineering Service Group – A
(ix) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Engineering Branch) Civil Engineering Posts
(x) Survey of India Service Group-A (Civil Engineering posts).

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Indian Statistical Service Examination

Basic Information regarding Exam

The Indian Statistical Service Examination is conducted by the UPSC for recruitment to Grade IV of the Indian Statistical Service. This examination is held once a year generally in the month of December.

Age limit
A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the first day of January of the year in which the examination is held. The upper age limit ay be relaxed in respect of the SC/ST and certain other categories.

Minimum Educational Qualification
A candidate for the Indian Statistical Service must have obtained a degree with Statistics/Applied Statistics/Mathematics from any University or possess an equivalent qualification. Read more…

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Combined Medical Services Examination

Basic Information regarding Exam
A combined examination is held by the UPSC once a year in the month of January/ February for recruitment to the services and posts mentioned below:

(i) Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways.
(ii) Junior Scale Posts in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service.
(iii) Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services.
(iv) Medical Officers in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
(v) Geneal Duty Medical Officers in the New Delhi Municipal Council.

Nationality
Indian Nationals as defined in the Constitution.

Age limit
Below 32 years as on January 1 of the year of examination, relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates. Upper age limit is relaxable for certain other categories of persons as may from time to time be notified by the Govt. of India

Minimum Educational Qualification
For admission to the examination candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final MBBS Examination.

NOTE I: A candidate who has appeared/or has yet to appear at the final MBBS Examination may also apply. Such candidates will be admitted to the examination if otherwise eligible, but Read more…

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National Defence Academy Examination

Basic Information regarding Exam
An Examination is held by the Union Public Service Commission for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (Executive Branch) Course.

The examination is held twice a year generally in the months of June and October for admission to the courses commencing in the following January and July respectively for the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of National Defence Academy and the executive branch of Naval Academy. The approximate number of vacancies to be filled on the results of this examination is around 370. These include vacancies for Army, Navy and Air Force wings of National Defence Academy and for the Executive Branch of Naval Academy.

NB: A candidate is required to specify clearly in the Application Form the Services for which he wishes to be considered in the order of his preferences. He is also advised to indicate as many preferences as he wishes to, so that having regard to his rank in the order of merit due consideration can be given to his preferences when making appointments.

Candidates should note that they will be considered for appointment to those services only for which they express their preferences and for no other service(s). No request for addition/alteration in the preferences already indicated by a candidate in his application will be entertained by the Commission.

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