2 Sep : The Union Service Public Commission will hold the Special Class Railway Apprentices’ Examination, 2010 on December 19, 2010 for recruitment to the Special Class Apprentices in the Mechanical Department of Indian Railways. The examination will be held at various centers across the country.
For details regarding Eligibility Conditions, the Syllabus and Scheme of the examination, Centres of Examination, Guidelines for filling up application form etc. aspirants must consult the Detailed Notice of the examination published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar dated August 28, 2010.
CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY:
(a) Age Limit: Not less than 17 years and not more than 21 years on 1st August, 2010.
The upper age limit is relaxable for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice.
(b) Educational Qualification: Must have passed in the first or second division, the intermediate or an equivalent Examination of a University or Board approved by the Government of India with Mathematics and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as subjects of the examination.
For further details, please refer Para 3(III) of Commission’s Notice for Examination published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar.
(c) Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to the Regulations given in Appendix-II of the Rules for the Special Class Railway Apprentices’ Examination, 2010 published in the Gazette of India dated 28th August, 2010.
HOW TO APPLY :
Candidates, who wish to apply offline, must apply in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices (specified in Appendix-III of the Notice published in the Employment News dated 28.08.2010) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs.20/- (Rupees Twenty only). Each such Form can be used only once and only for one examination. In case of any difficulty in obtaining Application Forms from the designated POs the candidate should contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC “FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL” over Telephone No.01123389366/Fax No.011-23387310.
Candidates can also apply Online using the link http://www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned Website.
ADDRESS AND LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:
(a) Common Application Form
All offline applications must reach the “Controller of Examination, 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 27th September, 2010. However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote areas , the last date for receipt of applications by Post/Speed Post only is October 4, 2010.
(b) Online Applications can be filled up September 20, 2010 till 11.59 P.M. after which the link will be disabled.