All applications must reach the "Secretary, 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 24th Jan, 2011.
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However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote
localities specified in Para 6 the receipt of
applications by Post/Speed Post only (not by Hand or by Courier) till last date.
4. FACILITATION COUNTER AND WEBSITE FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES :
In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their
applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC's Facilitation
Counter near 'C' gate of its campus in person or over Telephone No.
011-23385271/FAX No. 011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00
hrs to 17.00 hrs.
The Commission also has Website at address : http://www.upsc.gov.in over
which the candidates can obtain details of the examination as well as
information about registration of their applications, venue of the
examination and results etc.
5. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
Candidates are advised to read carefully the instructions/guidelines for
filling up the Application Form (Appendix II) and "Special Instructions to
the candidates for "Conventional Type Tests and Objective Type Tests"
(Appendix IV) (Part A and Part B)
6. Mobile Phone Not Allowed:
(a) 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.
(b) 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.
7. Eligibility Conditions:
(I) Nationality: 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, 2006 i.e.
he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1976 and not later than
1st August, 1985.
(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
(i) A candidate who holds substantively a permanent post in the particular
Department/Office concerned. This relaxation will not be admissible to a
probationer appointed against a permanent post in the Department/Office
during the period of his probation.
(ii) A candidate who has been continuously in a temporary service on a
regular basis in the particular Department/Office for at least 3 years on
the 1st August, 2024.