6. Application Form for UPSC Jobs 2011
(a) Candidates must apply in the Union Public Service Commission Application Format published in the Employment News along with UPSC advertisement. Candidates abroad may apply on plain paper but the UPSC format should be exactly the same as published in the UPSC Recruitment advertisement 2011. UPSC Applications on formats other than the one indicated in this issue of Employment News will not be entertained. The candidates may cut out the form of application given in UPSC advertisement and utilize it in original. Form should be filled in with ball-point pen ( to prevent spreading of ink ). If need be they can get this form typed nearly on white paper of Foolscap Size ( 21 cm x 30 cm ) in double space on one side of paper only and fill up the columns in their own handwriting.
There is no objection to candidates using a printed UPSC Application Form, if available from private agencies. They should ensure however, that its format is exactly the same as published by the Union Public Service Commission in their advertisement. If any wrong entries are made by the candidates in their UPSC application from on account of mistakes in the guidelines or in printing of UPSC application forms by private agencies, their applications shall be rejected and the Union Public Service Commission will not be responsible for such rejection.
No representation against such rejection will be entertained. UPSC Application filled in on the format used for previous recruitment or some other UPSC advertisement will not be considered. The candidates should note that UPSC Application Form will not be supplied by the Union Public Service Commission’s Office.
(b) Candidates who wish to apply for more than one UPSC post should submit separate application accompanied by the prescribed fee for each post.
(c) Candidates are requested to attach with the UPSC application a self-addressed post card bearing total postage worth 6.00 affixed thereon. They should indicate in this card the Advertisement No., Item No. and Name of the UPSC posts applied for. The applications for UPSC will be acknowledged by the Union Public Service Commission by returning this card to the candidate after indicating the Registration No. allotted to the candidate.
Candidates may note that no separate acknowledgement other than this card will be sent to them. If a candidate does not receive UPSC post card within a fortnight from the last date for receipt of UPSC applications, he should make an enquiry from the Union Public Service Commission in writing by furnishing full details of the post for which he has sent an application for UPSC.
(d) (i) The completed UPSC application form must reach to the following address on or before 14.07.2011.
The Joint Secretary ( Recruitment ),
Union Public Service Commission,
New Delhi – 110 069.
(ii) In respect of UPSC applications received only by post ( by post / speed post / from the candidates residing in Assam , Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, J&K, Sikkim, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi sub division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, A&N Islands or Lakshadweep or abroad ); the last date for receipt of UPSC applications is 14.07.2011. The benefit of extended time will be available only in respect of applications received by post / speed post from the above mentioned areas / regions.
In the case of UPSC applications received by hand or through courier service, benefit of extended time will not be available regardless of the place of residence of the applicant. Candidates who are claiming the benefit of extended time should clearly indicate in a separate sheet duly authenticated by their signature, the name of the particular area or region ( e.g. Assam, Meghalaya, J&K etc. ) from where they have posted their application. In case they fail to do so, the benefit of extended time will not be allowed to them.
Note I :
Candidates should clearly note that the Union Public Service Commission will in no case be responsible for non-receipt of their application for UPSC or any delay in receipt thereof on any account whatsoever. No UPSC application received after the prescribed last date will be entertained under any circumstances and all the late UPSC applications will be summarily rejected. They should, therefore, ensure that their UPSC applications reach Union Public Service Commission’s office on or before the prescribed last date.
Note II :
Candidates can also deliver their UPSC applications personally at the Union Public Service Commission’s Counter against proper receipt. The Union Public Service Commission will not be responsible for the applications delivered to any other functionary of the Union Public Service Commission.
Note III :
UPSC Applications received through couriers or courier services of any type shall be treated as having been received as ‘By Hand’ at the Union Public Service Commission’s Counter, and not as by post.
Note IV :
The concession of extended closing date in respect of the entire State of J & K will remain in force upto the end of the Calendar year 2011.
Note V :
Candidates are requested to superscribe the words “Recruitment By Selection” on the top of the Envelope while sending the UPSC Application Form.
Normal Closing Date for receipt of UPSC applications is 14.07.2011. Extended Closing date for receipt of UPSC applications is 21.07.2011 in respect of applications received only by post ( By Post / Speed Post ) from the candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, J&K, Lahaul and Spiti Diestrict and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, A & N Islands Or Lakshadweep Or Abroad.
Date for determining the eligibility of all candidates in every respect shall be the normal closing date for receipt of UPSC applications.