UPSC Civil Services Prelims Examination (CSAT) Online Registration Forms 2011
HOW TO APPLY :
(a) Candidates may apply online using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the abovementioned website.
(b) Candidates may also apply offline in the Common Application form devised by the commission for its examinations which can be processed on computerized 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 will be obtainable from the designated Head Post Offices/ Post Offices throughout the country as listed in Appendix-III of Notice against cash payment of Rs. 30/- (Rupees Thirty only). Form should be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/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 scanned, due care should be taken to fill up the application form, correctly. While filling up the application form, please referto detailed instructions given in Appendix-
II(B) of this Notice. The candidates should also fill up in the relevant places of the Acknowledgement Card, their Application Form Number and the name of the examination. The applicants are required to affix the postage stamp of Rs. Six on the Acknowledgement Card and send the same along with application form to UPSC. If an applicant fails to affix the postage stamp of requisite amount hisacknowledgement card will not be dispatched and Commission will not be responsible for non-receipt of acknowledgement cards by the applicant. The duly filled in application form and theacknowledgement card should then be mailed in the special envelope supplied with the Information Brochure. The candidate should also write the name of examination viz. Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2011 on the envelope before dispatching it to Controller of Examinations, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069.
(c) All candidates, whether already in Government Service, 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/her application through his/her 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 workcharged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the 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 a 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/her Application Form, the candidate should carefully decide about his/her choice of centre for the Examination. More than one application from a candidate giving different centres 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 other than the one indicated by the Commission in his/her Admission Certificate, the papers of such a candidate will notbe valued and his/her 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
(B). No relevant columns 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 alongwith their applications any certificate in support of their claims regarding Age, Educational Qualifications, Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes and Physically disabled etc. which will be verified at the time of the Main examination only. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil 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. Preliminary Examination, Main (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 Preliminary Examination, Main (written) Examination and Interview Test, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission. If any of their claims is found to be incorrect, they may render themselves liable to disciplinary action by the Commission in terms of Rule 14 of the Rules for the Civil Services Examination, 2011 reproduced below :
A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of :
(i) Obtaining support for his/her candidature by the following means, namely :–
(a) offering illegal gratification to, or
(b) applying pressure on, or
(c) blackmailing, or threatening to blackmail any person connected with the conduct of the examination, or
(ii) impersonating, or
(iii) procuring impersonation by any person, or
(iv) submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered with, or
(v) making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information, or
(vi) resorting to the following means in connection with his/her candidature for the examination, namely
(a) obtaining copy of question paper through improper means,
(b) finding out the particulars of the persons connected with secret work relating to the examination.
(c) influencing the examiners, or
(vii) using unfair means during the examination,
(viii)writing obscene matter or drawing obscene sketches in the scripts, or
(ix) misbehaving in the examination hall including tearing of the scripts, provoking fellow examinees to boycott examination, creating a disorderly scene and the like, or
(x) harassing or doing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of their examinations, or
(xi) being in possession of or using mobile phone, pager or any electronic equipment or device or any other equipment capable of being used as a communicationdevice during the examination; or
(xii) violating any of the instructions issued to candidates along with their Admission Certificates permitting them to take the examination,
(xiii)attempting to commit or as the case may be abetting the Commission of all or any of the acts specified in the foregoing clauses; may in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable.
(a) to be disqualified by the Commission from the examination for which he/she is a candidate and/
(b) to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period
(i) by the Commission from any examination or selection held by them;
(ii) by the Central Government from any employment under them; and
(c) if he/she is already in service under Government to disciplinary action under the appropriate Rules. Provided that no penalty under this Rules shall be imposed except after
(i) giving the candidate an opportunity of making such representation, in writing as he/she may wish to make in that behalf; and
(ii) taking the representation, if any, submitted by the candidate within the period allowed to him/her into consideration.
6. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:
(i) ONLINE :
The Online Applications can be filled up to 21st March 2011 till 11.59 pm after which the link will be disabled.
(ii) OFFLINE :
(a) All Offline Applications must reach the “Controller of Examinations, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069″ either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier, on or before the 21st March, 2011.
(b) In respect of 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 Lakshadweep or abroad, the last date for receipt of applications is 28th March, 2011 till 5 P.M. only. The benefit of extended time will be available only in respect of applications received by Post/ Speed Post from the abovementioned 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. Candidates who are claiming the benefit of extended time should clearly indicate in column
13 of the Application Form, the area code of the particular area or region (e.g. Assam, Meghalaya, J&K etc.) where they are residing. In case they fail to do so, the benefit of extended time will not be allowed to them.
NOTE I :
Candidates should clearly note that the Commission will in no case be responsible for non-receipt of their application or any delay in receipt thereof on any account whatsoever. No application received after the prescribed last date will be entertained under any circumstances and all the late applications will be summarily rejected. They should therefore, ensure that their applications reach the Commission’s Office on or before the prescribed last date.
NOTE II :
Candidates can also deliver their applications personally at the Commission’s counter against proper acknowledgement. The Commission will not be responsible for the applications delivered to any other functionary of the Commission.
The candidates should note that applications will be received by hand only one at a time at the designated counter(s) and not in bulk, till 5 PM only.
Applications received through Couriers or Courier Services of any type shall be treated as having been received “By hand” at the Commission’s Counter.
7. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF APPLICATIONS:
Immediately on receipt of an application from a candidate, the Acknowledgement Card submitted by him/her alongwith the Application Form will be despatched to him/ her by the Commission’s Office duly stamped in token of receipt of his/her Application. If a candidate does not receive the Acknowledgement Card within 30 days, he/she should at once contact the Commission by quoting his/her Application Form No. and name & year of examination. Candidates delivering the Application Form in person at the Commission’s Counter will be issued Acknowledgement Card at the Counter itself. The mere fact that a candidate’s application has been acknowledged by the Commission does not mean that his/her candidature for the examination has been accepted by the Commission.Candidates will be informed at the earliest possible about their admission to the examination or rejection of their application.
IMPORTANT : ALL COMMUNICATIONS
TO THE COMMISSION SHOULD INVARIABLY
CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING PARTICULARS.
1. NAME AND YEAR OF THE EXAMINATION.
2. APPLICATION FORM NUMBER
3. ROLL NUMBER (IF RECEIVED)
4. NAME OF CANDIDATE (IN FULL AND IN BLOCK LETTERS)
5. COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS AS GIVEN IN THE APPLICATION.
N.B. I. COMMUNICATION NOT CONTAINING THE ABOVE PARTICULARS MAY NOT BE ATTENDED TO. N.B. II. CANDIDATES SHOULD ALSO NOTE DOWN THEIR APPLICATION FORM NUMBER FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. THEY MAY BE REQUIRED TO INDICATE THE SAME IN CONNECTION WITH THEIR CANDIDATURE FOR THE CIVIL SERVICES (MAIN) EXAMINATION.
9. The eligibility for availing reservation against the vacancies reserved for the physically disabled persons shall be the same as prescribed in “The Persons with Disability (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.” Provided further that the physically disabled candidates shall also be required to meet special eligibility criteria in terms of physical requirements/functional classification (abilities/disabilities) consistent with requirements of the identified Service/Post as may be prescribed by its Cadre Controlling Authority.
The physical requirement and functional classification can for example be one or more of the following :
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