The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Wednesday issued a notification announcing examination dates and procedure for filling up 440 engineering positions in various departments of the central government.
The notification for the 2017 Engineering Services Examination was posted on the commission’s official website .
Approximately 440 posts in 1) Civil Engineering 2) Mechanical Engineering 3) Electrical Engineering 4) Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering categories would be filled through the examination.
The last date to apply for the examination is October 26.
Aspirants are required to check eligibility conditions and instructions before applying for the exam, exclusively through the website www.upsconline.nic.in .
The Engineering Services Examination will be conducted in three stages: 1) The preliminary 2) The Main 3) The Personality Test.
The preliminary examination will be held tentatively on January 8, 2017 at various centres across the country (see details in the notification below). There will be negative marking for wrong answers by a candidate in the objective type question papers.
Candidates will be required to choose their preferred examination centre while applying. The commission will allot the centre on first-come-first-serve basis.
(Applicants should note that there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the centre except Chennai, Delhi, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur.)
Candidates shall be issued an e-admission certificate three weeks before the commencement of the examination and will be available on the official website .
Note: Go through the notification provided below for details like Eligibility conditions, how to apply, exam fee structure, syllabus of exam for various subjects and much more.