Notification for Engineering Services Examination, 2013 would be uploaded on the website as well as would be published in 'Employment News' on April 6th, 2013.
Recruitment on the results of this examination will be made to the Services/ Posts under the following categories:-
Category I—Civil Engineering.
Category II—Mecahnical Engineering.
Category III—Electrical Engineering.
Category IV—Electronics & Telecommunication
The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admission Certificate three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e-Admission Certificate will be made available in the UPSC website www.upsc.gov.in for downloading by candidates. No Admission Certificate will be sent by post. All the applicants are requested to provide valid and active e-mail i.d. while filling up Online application form as the commission may use electronic mode for contacting them.
* No Admission Certificate will be sent by post.
(ii) If a candidate does not receive e-admit card or any other communication regarding candidature for the examination one week before the commencement of the examination, should at once contact the Commission. Information in this regard can also be obtained from the Facilitation Counter located in the Commission’s Office either in person or over phone Nos. 011-23381125/011-23385271/011-23098543. In
case no communication is received in the Commission’s Office from the candidate regarding non-receipt of e-Admission Certificate at least one week before the examination, will be solely responsible for non-receipt of e-Admission Certificate.
(i) There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
(ii) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.
(iii) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.
The Examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:-
Part I—The written Examination will comprise two sections—Section I consisting only of objective types of questions and Section II of conventional papers. Both Sections will cover the entire syllabus of the relevant engineering disciplines viz. Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. The standard and syllabi prescribed for these
papers are given in Schedule.
Part II—Personality test carrying a maximum of 200 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the basis of the written examination.
The standard of paper in General Ability Test will be such as may be expected of an Engineering/Science Graduate. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be that of an Engineering Degree Examination of an Indian University. There will be no practical
examination in any of the subjects.
General Ability Test:
Part A: General English. The question paper in General English will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
Part B: General Studies: The paper in General Studies will include knowledge of current events and of such matters as of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidates should be able to answer without special study.
* Penalty for Wrong Answers: (in Objective Type Papers) :
Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.
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