HOW TO APPLY:
(a) Candidates are required to apply Online using the link http://www.upsconline. nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.
(b) Candidates residing in certain Remote Areas specified in Para 6 of this Notice can exercise the option of applying through Offline mode also by using the Common Application Form (Form-E) being used for examinations conducted by the Commission. 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 this 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 applying 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 refer to 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. 6/- on the Acknowledgement Cards and send the same along with Application Form to UPSC. If an applicant fails to affix the postage stamp of requisite amount his/ her Acknowledgement 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 the Acknowledgement Card along with unstamped self-addressed envelope to receive a SSB interview call letter should then be mailed in the special envelope supplied with the Information Brochure. The candidates should also write the name of examination viz. “Combined Defence Services Examination-(II), 2011” on the envelope before despatching it to “Controller of Examinations, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069”.
Candidates should note that all Offline Applications from remote areas only will be received by Post/Speed Post only and no application will be received by Hand orby Courier.
(c) All candidates whether already in Government Service including candidates serving in the Armed Forces, Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organizations or in private employment should submit their applications direct to the Commission. N.B.I Persons already in Government service, whether in permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the Public Enterprises are, however, required to inform their Head of Office/Department in writing that they have applied for the Examination.
N.B.II Candidates serving in the ArmedForces are required to inform their Commanding Officer in writing that they have applied for this 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 applications will be liable to be rejected/ candidatures will be liable to be cancelled.
NOTE : APPLICATIONS NOT ACCOMPANIED BY THE PRESCRIBED FEE (UNLESS REMISSION OF FEE IS CLAIMED AS IN PARA 4 ABOVE) OR INCOMPLETE OR DEFECTIVE APPLICATIONS SHALL BE
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 Caste/Scheduled Tribe/OBC and fee remission etc. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admissionto 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 bepurely 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 fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will becancelled by the Commission.
Candidates are advised to keep ready the following documents in original alongwith their attested copies soon after the declaration of the result of the written part of the examination which is likely to be declared in the month of December, 2011 for submission to the Army HQ/Naval HQ/ Air HQ as the case may be :
(1) Matric/Higher Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent showing date of birth.
(2) Degree/Provisional degree certificate/marks sheet showing clearly having passed degree examination and eligible for award of degree. In the first instance all qualified candidates eligible for SSB interview will carry their original Matric/Higher Secondary School certificate as also their Degree/provisional Degree certificate/marks sheet with them while going to the Services Selection Centres for SSB interview. Candidates who have not yet qualified the final year Degree examination must carry with them a certificate in original from the Principal of the College/Institution stating that the candidate has appeared/is appearing at the final year Degree examination. Candidates who do not carry the above certificates with them while going to the Services Selection Centres shall not be allowed to appear for the SSB interview. No relaxation for nonsubmission of the above certificates in original at the selection centre is allowed, and candidates who do not carry with them any of these certificates in original will not be permitted to appear for their SSB test and interview and they will be sent back home at their own expense. If any of their claims is found to be incorrect/false/fraud/fabricated they may render themselves liable to disciplinary action by the Commission in terms of the following provisions :
A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of:
(i) obtaining support for his/her candidature by any means, 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 any other irregular or improper means in connection with his/ her candidature for the examination, or
(vii) using unfair means during the examination, or
(viii) writing irrelevant matter, including obscene languages or pornographic matter, in the script (s), or
(ix) misbehaving in any other manner in the examination hall, or
(x) harassing or doing bodily harm to the Staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of their examination, 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 communication device during the examination, or
(xii) violating any of the instructions issued to candidates along with their Admission Certificates permitting them to take the examination, or
(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/or
(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 rule 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.
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS :
(a) ONLINE :
The Online Applications can be filled upto 6th June, 2011 till 11.59 PM after which the link will be disabled. However 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 have the option to apply offline.
For these candidates, if appyling, the last date for receipt of applications is 13th June, 2011.
All candidates applying offline should note that the Offline Applications will be accepted only by Post/Speed Post from the Post Offices located in the Specified Remote Areas. 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.) from where they are posting their application. In case they fail to do so, the benefit of extended time will not be allowed to them. NOTE : 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.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF OFFLINE APPLICATIONS :
Immediately on receipt of an Offline Application from a candidate belonging to specified remote areas, the Acknowledgement Card submitted by him/her along with the Application Form will be dispatched to him/ her by the Commission’s office duly stamped in token of receipt of his/her Application. If such 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. 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.
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