The Union Public Service Commission is India’s central agency authorised to conduct the Civil Services Examination, Engineering Services Examination, Combined Medical Services Examination,Combined Defence Services Examination, National Defence Academy Examination, Naval Academy Examination, Special Class Railway Apprentice, Indian Forest Service examination, Indian Economic Service examination, Indian Statistical Service examination, Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination, and Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandant) examination


Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above-mentioned website.

NOTE-1: The applicants are advised to submit the only single application; however if due to any unavoidable situation, if he submits another/multiple applications, then he must ensure that application with the higher RID is complete in all respects like applicants’ details, examination center, photograph, signature, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the applications with higher RID (Registration ID) shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.

NOTE-2 : All candidates whether already in Government Service including candidates serving in the Armed Forces, Sailors (including boys and artificers apprentices) of the Indian Navy, Cadets of Rashtriya Indian Military College (previously known as Sainik School, Dehradun), Students of Military Schools (formerly known as King George’s Schools) and Sainik Schools run by Sainik Schools Society, Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organizations or in private employment should apply online direct to the Commission.

(a) 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.

(b) Candidates serving in the Armed Forces, Sailors (including boys and artificers apprentices) of the Indian Navy.

(c) Cadets of Rashtriya Indian Military College (previously known as Sainik School, Dehra Dun), Students of Military Schools formerly known as King George’s Schools and Sainik Schools run by Sainik Schools Society are required to inform their Head of Office/Department, Commanding Officer, Principals of College/School concerned, as the case may be, in writing that they have applied for this examination. Candidates should note that in case a communication is received by the Commission from their employer/authority concerned 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 canceled.

NOTE-3: While Filling In The Application Form, The Candidate Should Carefully Decide About His Choice For The Centre For The Examination.

If Any Candidate Appears At A Centre Other Than The One Indicated By The Commission In His E-Admission Certificate, The Papers Of Such A Candidate Will Not Be Valued And His Candidature Will Be Liable To Cancellation.

NOTE-4: Applications Without The Prescribed Fee (Unless Remission Of Fee Is Claimed As In Para 4 Above) Or Incomplete Applications Shall Be Summarily Rejected. No Representation Or Correspondence Regarding Such Rejection Shall Be Entertained Under Any Circumstances. Candidates Are Not Required To Submit Along with Their Applications Any Certificate In Support Of Their Claims Regarding Age, Educational Qualifications, Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes And Fee Remission Etc. They Should, Therefore, Ensure That They Fulfil All The Eligibility Conditions For Admission To The Examination. Their Admission To The Examination Will Also Therefore Be Purely Provisional. If On Verification At Any Later Date It Is Found That They Do Not Fulfil All Eligibility Conditions, Their Candidature Will Be Cancelled. The Result Of The Written Part Of The Examination Is Likely To Be Declared In The Month Of December 2016.

Note 5: Candidates Who Have Passed Written Test Are Not Required To Submit Their Original Certificate Of Age And Educational Qualification Either To Directorate General Of Recruiting, Army Hq, West Block-Iii, Rk Puram, New Delhi-110066 Or To Naval Headquarters, Dmpr, Oi&R Section, ‘C’ Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011. All Candidates Called For Interview Must Carry Their Original Matriculation Certificate Or Equivalent Examination Certificate To The Services Selection Board (SSB). Originals Will Have To Be Produced By The Candidates Who Qualify For The SSB Interview Soon After The Interview. The Originals Will Be Returned After Verification. Those Candidates Who Have Already Passed 10+2 Examination Must Carry Their Original 10+2 Pass Certificate Or Marks Sheet For The SSB Interview. If Any Of Their Claims Is Found To Be Incorrect 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 :

1.Obtaining support for his 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 candidature for the examination, or

(vii) using unfair means during the examination, or

(viii) writing irrelevant matter, including obscene language 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 the mobile phone, pager Bluetooth 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 liable to criminal prosecution be liable

(a) to be disqualified by the Commission from the examination for which he 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 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 may wish to make in that behalf; and

(ii) taking the representation, if any, submitted by the candidate within the period allowed to him into consideration.

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