Special instructions to Candidates for Conventional type of papers
permitted inside Examination Hall
calculators of "non-programmable" type only, mathematical/engineering/drawing
instruments, including a flat rule divided on the edges into inches and tens of
an inch and into centimeters and millimeters, a slide rule, set squares, a
protractor and a pair of compasses, pencils, coloured pencils, mapping pens,
eraser, T-square and drawing board for use wherever necessary.
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A D V E R T I S E M E N T
not allowed to bring with them any "Tables or Charts" for use in the Examination
Mobile phones, pagers
or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the
examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall
entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
Candidates are advised in
their own interest not to bring any of the banned item including mobile
phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safekeeping
can not be assured.
2. Tables to be
supplied by UPSC
If it is considered
necessary for answering the questions set in any paper, the Commission may
supply any of the following for reference purpose only:-
Mathematical/Physical, Chemical and Engineering Tables (including Logarithmic
(ii) Steam Table (including Mollier Diagrams for Temperature up to 800 C and
Pressure up to 500 Kgf/Cm);
(iii) National Building Code of India 1970 or 1983 Group 2 Part VI;
(iv) Any other special articles as may be necessary for the candidates to
answer the questions set in the question paper.
After conclusion of the
examination, return the above items to the Invigilator.
3. Answers to be
written in own hand
Write the answers in your
own hand in ink. Pencil may be used for maps, mathematical drawings or rough
4. Check Answer Book
The candidate must write his/her
roll number (and not his/her name) only in the space provided for the purpose on
every answer book used by him/her. Before writing in the answer book, please
see that it is complete. In case there are any missing pages, it should be got
Do not tear out any pages from the
Answer Book. If you use more than one Answer Book, indicate on the cover of
first Answer Book the total number of Answer Books used. Do not leave any
blank, unused spaces between answers. If such spaces are left, score them out.
5. Answers in excess of
prescribed number will be ignored
The candidate must attempt
questions strictly in accordance with the directions given on each question
paper. If questions are attempted in excess of the prescribed number shall be
valued and the remaining answers will be ignored.
6. Questions relating to
graph/precis should be attempted only on graph/precis sheets to be supplied on
demand by the Invigilators. All loose sheets such as precis sheet, drawing
papers, graph sheets etc. whether used or not, should be placed inside the
answer books and fastened along with the additional answer book(s), if any.
Candidates who fail to observe this instruction will be penalized. Do not write
your roll number on these sheets.
7. Unfair means strictly
Do not copy from the papers of any
other candidate nor allow your papers to be copied nor give nor attempt to give
nor obtain nor attempt to obtain irregular assistance of any description. It
will be responsibility to every candidate to ensure that his answers are not
copied by another candidate. Failure to do so will invite penalty, as may be
awarded by the Commission for adoption of unfair means.
8. Conduct in Examination
Do not misbehave in any manner or
create disorderly scene in the examination hall or harass or bodily harm the
staff deployed for the conduct of examination. You will be severely penalized
if you attempt to do so.
9. Please read carefully
and abide by the instructions printed on the Question Paper and on the Answer
Book supplied in the Examination Hall.