The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Special Class Railway Apprentices' Examination, 2011 on July 31, 2011 for recruitment to the Special Class Apprentices in the Mechanical Department of Indian Railways. The examination will be held at various centres across the country.
Candidates can apply Online using the link www.upsconline.nic.in. Detailed instructions for filling up on line applications are available on the website.
All Online applications can be filled up to April 25, 2011 till 11.59 p.m. after which the link will be disabled. The Candidates are strongly advised to apply Online well in time without waiting for last date for submission of Online application.
Candidates, who wish to apply off-line, 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 Employment News/Rozgar Samachar dated 26.3.2011) throughout the country.
The last date for all offline applications to reach UPSC, either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier is April 25, 2011. However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote specified areas, the last date for receipt of application by post/speed post only (not by hand or by courier) is May 2, 2011.
In case of any difficulty in obtaining application forms from the designated HPOs/Pos, the candidates should contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC's "FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL" over Telephone no.011-23389366/Fax No.011-23387310.
For details regarding eligibility conditions, syllabus and scheme of the examination, centers 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 March 26, 2011. They can also visit UPSC website www.upsc.gov.in.
In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC's Facilitation Counter near gate 'C' of its campus in person or over telephone no.011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 during working hours.