Friday, May 31, 2013

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Kapil Sibal Launches “e-Gov Appstore” -

Shri Kapil Sibal, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India, today launched the pilot e-Gov application store. This e-Gov Appstore has been designed, developed and hosted by DeitY through NIC. The Appstore will being functional efficiencies in the government and enable citizen to receive services in more streamlined manner. Inclusion of IT is governance aims to reduce uncertainty and improve transparency” said Shri Sibal on the occasion.

The e-Gov Appstore aims to be a National level common repository of productized applications, components and web services that can be used by various of government agencies/departments at Centre and in the States. This will enable acceleration of delivery of e-services as envisaged under NeGP and optimise the ICT spending of the government.

Core and common applications that have high demand and are replicable across the central and state levels would be available on the e-Gov Appstore, which shall be hosted on the National Cloud.

Currently 20 Applications, 8 Components and 1 Web Services are hosted. These applications are sourced from 8 distinct States / UTs and provide a gamut of G2C/G2B services. Going ahead, the applications will be productized and made available on the e-Gov Appstore for use

The present version of the e-Gov Appstore has the following features: (1) Sharing of applications (2) Search for applications (3) Provides basic information about an application on selection (4) Allows users to provide feedback and rate an application (5) Has two level approval process for contributing applications (6) Allows authenticated users to download application for consumption

This e-Gov Appstore will be augmented to include applications and components developed by various departments and agencies at Centre and States and by private players; and a complete eco-system will be established (including mechanism for funding, charge back, contract management, SLAs) and will become a part of the GI Cloud initiative under Government of India.


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Cancellation of allotment of general pool residential accommodation (GPRA) in possession of Kendriya Bhandar and initiation of eviction proceedings — regarding

Government of India
Ministry of Urban Development
Directorate of Estates
Nirman Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 108.
Dated the 27th May, 2013.

Sub: Cancellation of allotment of general pool residential accommodation (GPRA) in possession of Kendriya Bhandar and initiation of eviction proceedings — regarding.

In continuation of this Directorate 0.M of even number dated 10.11.2005 (copy enclosed), the undersigned is directed to say that the matter has been reviewed in this Directorate and it has been decided with the approval of the competent authority to cancel the allotment of general pool residential accommodation (GPRA) in possession of Kendriya Bhandar in Delhi and to initiate eviction proceedings with immediate effect.

2. All Allotment Sections of this Directorate are, therefore, requested to take immediate necessary action accordingly.

Deputy Director of Estates (Policy)


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First Floor, North Avenue Post Office Building
New Delhi. 110 001
Dated: 30th May, 2013.

Dear Comrade,

A meeting of the representatives of Staff Side National Council with Secretary, Pension AR & PG on pensionary matters was held on 28.5.2013. Staff Side was represented by S/ Shri S.G. Mishra and Rakhal Das Gupta (AIRF), Guman Singh (NFIR) and K.K.N.kutty and S.K.Vyas (Confederation):
Old Items
The following issues have been discussed

1.      Ex-gratia Payment to SRPF / CPF beneficiaries who had voluntarily retired or medically invalidated. It has been decided to implement the Kerala High Court judgment in general and extend the benefit of exgratia payment to the meagre number of pre 1986 optees who retired voluntarily or on medical invalidation after rendering 20 years of service. The enabling orders are to be issued shortly.

2.      Raising quantum of ex-gratia to CPF retirees on lines of SRPF.

         In respect of SRPF retirees of the Railways, the rate of ex-gratia was raised from Rs. 600/- pm to Rs. 750/- pm to Rs. 3000pm with effect from 1.11.2006. The Govt. have now decided to revise the rate of exgratia in respect of CPF retirees at the above rates I. e. Rs. 750/- to Rs. 3000/- pm w.e.f. 1.11.2006.

3.      Issue of Revised PPOs in favour of Pre 2006 retirees and others.

         In the case Civilian departments about 4 lakhs of cases reported pending on 1.8.2012, now only 1.30 lakhs are pending and these would also be cleared by 30.6.2013. In the case of Railways total pendency in August 2012 was 10.8 lakhs which has been brought down to 5.54 lakhs. Now when it has been decided that revised PPOs may be issued suo mottu by the Railway authorities, the entire pending is targeted to be cleared by 30th September 2013.In the case of Defence civilians, action is being taken to issue all pending PPOs by 30.9.2013.

4.      Fixation of revised pension by multiplying pre-revised 1/3rd pension (in  respect of PSU absorbees) by a factor of 2.26.In the case the speaking order issued by the Govt. on 26.11.2012 that no further increase in pension of absorbee pensioners would be allowed has been challenged in CAT Hyderabad and the Tribunal has passed orders on 24.4. 2013. This order is under examination.

5.      Commutation of Pension.
The Govt. have not agreed to reduce the period of 15 years to 11 years for restoration even in the cases where commutation has been paid at the rates prescribed in the New Table. The Govt. wanted that the matter may be raised before 7th pay commission.

6.      Family pension to divorced / widowed / unmarried daughters –nomination for life time arrears by the family pension in respect of his / her daughter. This has not been agreed to.

7.      Non payment of arrears of pension on account of Revision of pension w.e.f. 1.1.2006 in case of pensioner of Chandrapur. Now these arrears have been disbursed by all Banks.

New Items.
I. Equitable Gratuity  under Rule 50 of Pension Rules, 1972.

As recommended by IV CPC the following rates of Death Gratuity had been provided for:-
 S No    Length of Service        Rate of Death Gratuity 
 1    Less than one year     2 times emoluments
 2   One year or more but less
 Then 5 years  
     6 times of emoluments
 3  5 Years or more but less
 than  20 years 
    12 times emoluments
 4   20 years or more   half of emoluments completed six  monthly period
 of qualifying service subject to maximum
 of 33 times of emoluments.

Staff Side suggested the following amendment in Sl. No. 3 above which
may be split as under:-
 a).     Five years or more    12 times the emoluments
                                                                                      but less than 11 years.

 b).     11 years or more but less than 20 years      20 times of emoluments

        The Govt. has not agreed and have suggested that the matter may be raised before the next Pay Commission.

II.Extension of CS (MA) Rules, 1944 to Central Government Pensioners.

       The Health Ministry has agreed to extend CS (MA) Rules, 1944 to Pensioners. In many cases which had gone to Court, it has been ruled that pensioners are entitled to full reimbursement of medical expenses incurred by them as per CS (MA) Rules 1944 which are applicable in the case of serving employees. The Department of Expenditure has not agreed to implement the above decision. The pensioners have to wait till the Medical Insurance Scheme is introduced.

III. Grant of modified parity with reference to the Revised Pay Scale corresponding to pre revised Pay Scale of the post from which an employee had retired. The Govt. cited the decision of Supreme Court in K.S. Krishna Swamy Vs UOI (C.A. no.3173-3174/2006 and 3188-3190/2006). According to this the benefit of up-gradation of post subsequent to their retirement would not be admissible to pre 1996 / pre 2006 retirees.

          The Staff Side pointed out that the result of this clarification is that a retiree is now being compared with the pay scale of an employee two stages lower and subordinate to the post from which an employee has retired. If V IV CPCs have consciously upgraded certain posts it is established that pay scales granted for these posts were in adequate and only therefore the up-gradation has been recommended by them. On what ground the benefit of up-gradation even in determining the modified parity be denied to them when it is established that they retired from a pay scale which were inadequate.

However Govt. did not agree to reconsider this matter.

The meeting ended with a vote of thanks.

            With greetings,
Yours fraternally,
Secretary General

Thursday, May 30, 2013


Union government wants retirement age 62

The Union Government is seriously considering raising the retirement age to 62 for Central Government employees. Obviously, if the Congress announces this before the Lok Sabha polls, it could expect a sizeable vote share. North Block, which houses the Union Ministry of Finance would be more than happy to have 62 years as the retirement age because for next two years the pension funds can accumulate. The UPA2 also wants to put the next government in fiscal tight spot, or what is called the War Room effect of the AICC.


Increase retirement age of government employees to 62

On 21st March 2013, there was an unstarred question in Rajya Sabha, about whether there was a proposal to increase the retirement age of Central government employees. The relevant MOS answered there was no such proposal. That’s not quite true, because there is such a proposal floating around and it went to Cabinet sub-committee and an in principle decision to implement was taken by Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT). One should not mix up existence of a proposal with a decision about implementing it. Evidently, a decision has now been taken to increase the age from 60 to 62 years, the last time such an increase took place was in 1998, when there was an increase from 58 to 60 years. Whenever such a decision is taken, debates centre on the big picture. What are arguments for? First, life expectancies are increasing. There is a shortage of good people within government. Let’s tap this expertise. Second, in any case there are extensions in “exceptional circumstances”. But that’s arbitrary and can be shot down by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC). Why not formalize the system by allowing extensions to everyone? The trouble with this argument is that there will be no finality about 62 either and there will be “exceptional circumstances” beyond 62.

Third, there should be parity. Professors now retire at 65. High Court judges retire at 62, Supreme Court judges retire at 65. The counter-arguments of the big picture are also obvious. India is a young country, young need employment opportunities. Promotional avenues of existing civil servants get blocked. Often, in the private sector, people retire at 60 and there are extensions, with the qualification that extensions are at consolidated monthly emoluments, with no perks. An increase in retirement age occurs with all perks. Therefore, there are significant fiscal costs. While these big picture arguments and counter-arguments are important, my problem is that such decisions aren’t taken because of logical coherence. They are ad hoc decisions, driven by myopic motives. First, increase in retirement age postpones the one-time superannuation burden of severance payments by around Rs 5000 crores. For a government that has drawn up red lines on deficit numbers, that’s a desirable objective, even though it is myopic because it increases fiscal costs on future governments. Second, there’s a clear political cum electoral motive. Outright, if we include Defence, we are talking about 1.5 million Central government employees.

In a broader sense, we are talking about something like 6 million, excluding State governments and quasi-government, all urban. This is therefore a significant component in that 65 million urban household figure. These two points will also be made when the 62 decision is announced. But the one that bothers me most is a third element, one that is invariably never talked about. Such ad hoc decisions are taken because of specific individuals. There is one particular individual whom government wishes to place in one particular position. Once he is placed there, government wishes him to benefit from increase in retirement age. But to ensure he is placed there, one needs to ensure those who are senior to him get out of the way first. After all, supersession is not desirable. Hence, announce the decision after some people have retired at 60 and exited. This is the way decisions are taken. At one level, there is no point complaining, because we have accepted corruption of institutions and systems as fact of life. But when this 62 decision is announced, as it soon will, let us not pretend there are any big picture considerations involved

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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Additional Relief on death/disability of Government Servants covered by the Defined Contribution Pension System (NPS)


Dated: 27.5.2013
Sub: Additional Relief on death/disability of Government Servants covered by the Defined Contribution Pension System (NPS)

Reference is invited to this office OM No. 1(7)/ DCPS (NPS)/2009/TA/221 dated 02.7.2009 on the above mentioned subject. The existing para No. 3(xix) of the above OM has been substituted by the following:-

"(xix). The Pension Account holding bank will be responsible for obtaining periodical certificates such as Life Certificate, Re-employed Certificate etc. (as prescribed in CPAO's Scheme for "Payment of Pensions to Central Povernment Civil Pensioners through Authorised Banks') and intimated electronically to CPAO on due dates. (Life certificate should be obtained by 1st November each year and intimation uploaded on CPAO's website). Drawing of pensions/family pensions will be subject to the receipt of Life Certificate by CPAO".

(Chandan Mishra Dwivedi) 
Dy. Controller General of Accounts


Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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Notice for KV Employees for visiting KVS HQ

18,Institutional Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg
Dated: 15.05.2013

It Is hereby ordered that if a KVS employee wants to visit KVS(HQ), New Delhi in connection with transfer or any other service matters, he/she should have the permission of his/her controlling authority i.e. Dy. Commissioner, KVS, RO/Director ZIET/Princlpal, KV concerned alongwith his/her ID proof.

It has been noted recently that many KVS employees are bringing external influences for furtherance of their service matters especially transfers to their choice stations. All KVS employees are hereby advised to resist from bringing any external influence for furtherance of their service matters, as it constitutes violation of Conduct Rules. Erring officials will be dealt with sternly in future under relevant service rules.

The requests received from the employee concerned for transfer/modification/cancellation of transfer etc or any other service matters will only be considered. Any request received from his/her family members or near relations/others will not be entertained/responded.

This issues with the approval of the competent authority KVS.



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Revision of income criteria to exclude socially advanced persons/sections (Creamy Layer) from the purview of reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs)-reg

No. 36033/1/2013-Estt.(Res.)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi, 
Dated: the 27th May, 2013

Subject: Revision of income criteria to exclude socially advanced persons/sections (Creamy Layer) from the purview of reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs)-reg.

            The undersigned is directed to invite attention to this Department's office memorandum No. 36012/22/93-Estt. (SCT) dated 8th September, 1993 which, inter-alia, provided that sons and daughters of persons having gross annual income of Rs. 1 lakh or above for a period of three consecutive years would fall within the creamy layer and would not be entitled to get the benefit of reservation available to the Other Backward Classes. The aforesaid limit of income for determining the creamy layer status was .subsequently raised to Rs. 2.5 lakh and Rs. 4.5 lakh and accordingly the expression "Rs. 1 lakh" under Category-VI of Schedule to OM dated 8th September, 1993 was revised to "Rs. 2.5 lakh" and to "Rs. 4.5 lakh" vide this Department's OMs No. 36033/3/2004-Estt. (Res.) dated 09.03.2004 and dated 14.10.2008 respectively.

2. It has now been decided to raise the income limit from Rs. 4.5 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh per annum for determining the creamy layer amongst the Other Backward Classes, Accordingly, the expression "Rs. 4.5 lakh" under Category VI in the Schedule to this Department's aforesaid O.M. of 8th September, 1993 would be substituted by Rs. "Rs. 6 lakh".

3. The provisions of this office memorandum have effect from 16th May, 2011

4. All the Ministries/Departments are requested to bring the contents of this office memorandum to the notice of all concerned.

(Sharad Kumar Srivastava) 
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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Grant of Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/- to Stenographers Grade ‘D’ of CSSS

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel and Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market,
New Delhi date 27th May, 2013

Subject:- Grant of Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/- to Stenographers Grade ‘D’ of CSSS -
 Issuance of ‘Zone of Consideration’ for placement of 
eligible Stenographers Grade ‘D’ in Non Functional Selection Grade (NFSG) —regarding.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 22nd September, 2011 by which a Zone of Consideration for placement of eligible 98 Steno Grade ‘D’ in Non Functional Selection Grade (NFSG) was issued in the grade pay of Rs.4200/- in Pay Band-2 in CSSS Cadre.

2. Based on the Common Seniority List of Stenographers Grade ‘D’, a List containing names of Stenographers Grade ‘D' who are eligible to be considered for grant of NFSG is annexed to this O.M. Stenographers Grade ‘D’ from S.No. 1 to 19 of Annexure to this O.M. who had already completed the approved service of 5 years as on 1st July, 2012 are eligible to be considered for grant of NFSG w.e.f. 1st July, 2012 and Stenographers Grade ‘D’ from S.No. 20 to S.No. 89 of Annexure to this O.M. who will be completing the 5 years of approved service on 1st July, 2013 are eligible to be considered for grant of NFSG w.e.f. 1st July, 2013, subject to suitability.

3. Accordingly, the Cadre Units of CSSS are requested to place the eligible Stenographers Grade ‘D’ as given in Annexure to this O.M. in the NFSG after following the procedure as prescribed in O.M. No. 20/49/2009-CS-II(B) dated 22nd June, 2011 and also furnish the details of Stenographers Grade ‘D’, if any, whose name is not in the list attached but eligible to be considered for grant of NFSG. A copy of the order granting NFSG to eligible Stenographers Grade ‘D’ may please be furnished to this Department for the purpose of record.

4. Cadre Units should send a report to CS-II Division, detailing the officers who have been granted NFSG, by 15th July, 2013.

(K.Suresh Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Monday, May 27, 2013

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Grant of Dearness Relief at the rate of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1 1.2013.

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi - 110003
Date: 24th May, 2013
Subject: Grant of Dearness Relief at the rate of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1 1.2013.
In continuation of this Department’s OM No. 42/13/2012-P&PW(G) dated 25th October, 2012, the President is pleased to grant the Dearness Relief at the rate of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1.1.2013 to the following :

(i) The surviving CPF beneficiaries who have retired from service between the period 18.11.1960 to 31.12.1985 and are in receipt of ex-gratia @ Rs.600/- p.m. w.e.f. 1.11.1997 under this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 166% w.e.f. 1.1.2013.

(ii) The following categories of CPF beneficiaries who are in receipt of ex gratia payment in terms of this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to DR @ 158 % w.e.f. 1.1.2013.

(a) The widows and dependent children of the deceased CPF beneficiary who had retired from service prior to 1.1.1986 or who had died while in service prior to 1.1.1986 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 605/- p.m.

(b) Central Government employees who had retired on CPF benefits before 18.11.1960 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 654/-, Rs.659/-, Rs. 703/- and Rs. 965/-.

2. Payment of DR involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee. In their application to the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue In consultation with the C&AG.

3. Orders have been Issued vide OM No. 38/6/2010-P&PW(A)(Pt.) dated 18th March, 2013 for revision of provisional pension sanctioned before 1.1.2006. Therefore, the revised rates of DR applicable after 6th CPC will be applicable to the revised provisional pension w.e.f. 1.1.2006.

4. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their OM No. 1(4)/EV/2004 dated 24th May, 2013.

5. Hindi version will follow.

(Charanjit Taneja)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Source :

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Pension Adalat in the premises of KVS (HQ)

F110230(PA)12/KVS/P&I                                                                                      Dated 22/5/2013
The Deputy Commissioner
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan
All Regional Office

Sub: Pension Adalat

I am to enclose a copy of  notice regarding holding of Pension Adalat in the premises of KVS (HQ) New Delhi on 7th June 2013(Friday) at 10.00 am.
You are thereore requested to display the aforesaid notice on the Notice Board of your office immediatly

Yours faithfully
Assistant Commissioner (F)

We value our Employees
We care about our PENSIONERS
Office of KVS(Hqrs) New Delhi 
Pension Adalat 
 7th June, 2013(Friday) at
 10.00 a.m

Pension Adalat/open session will be held at KVS(Hqrs.) New Delhi on 07.06.2013 (Friday) at 10.00 hours at the office of KVS(Hqrs.), 18-Institutional Area. Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-110016.

Pensioners/Family pensioners whose PPO(s) have been issued and retirement benefits SETTLED/PAID BY KVS(HQRS.) New Delhi, are requested to forward their pension related grievance, if any, to the Finance Officer(Pension), of KVS(Hqrs.) 18-Insitutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-110016 in two copies containing all relevant details viz Name and Designation of the pensioner/family pensioner, Date of retirement/death, Name of KV/RO in which the pensioner/deceased employee (pensioner)served and post held by him, PPO number, Name and address of pension disbursing authority (paying branch of SBI), current correspondence address and contact numbers etc. along with full details of their grievance which should reach in KVS, Hqrs. office on or before 31.5.2013.


1  Grievances of other pensioners whose retirement benefits/PPOs issued by ROs may send their grievances addressed to the Dy.Commissioner, KVS of respective Regional Office.

2  Cases involving purely legal points eg. Succession etc. and the grievances involving policy matters can not be taken upin the Adalat.

3  Grievances may be sent through post or E-mail i.e. Email ID

4  Telephone No. 011-26858570/Ext.269 & FAX no.011-26514179.

5  No TA/DA will be admissible for attending Pension Adalat.

6  For more details visit our office website

Source: KVS

Saturday, May 25, 2013

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Grant of one increment in pre-revised pay scale – OM dated 19.3.2012 – clarification regarding.

Government of India 
Ministry of Finance 
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 22nd May, 2013

Subject: Grant of one increment in pre-revised pay scale – OM dated 19.3.2012 – clarification regarding.

The undersigned is directed to invite a reference to this Ministry’s Office Memorandum of even no. dated 19.3.2012 which provides that those Central Government employees who were due to get their annual increment between February to June during 2006, may be granted one increment as on 1.1.2006 in the pre-revised pay scale as a one time measure and, thereafter, will get the next increment in the revised pay structure on 1.7.2006.

2. As per this Ministry’s OM No. F. No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 30th August, 2008. fitment tables have been prescribed in Annexure-1 thereto, specifying the stages of revised pay in the revised pay band with reference to each stage of pre-revised pay in various pre-revised pay scales. As per the fitment tables, the stage of revised pay in the pay band has been mentioned at the same stage in respect of two consecutive pre-revised stages of pay in cases of certain pre-revised scales.

3. This Ministry has been receiving references as to whether in cases where the fitment table provides for the same revised stage in case of two consecutive pre-revised stages in a particular pre-revised scale of pay, the  benefit of bunching is admissible after grant of one increment in the pre-revised pay scale by virtue of this Ministry’s OM dated 19.3.2012.

4. The matter has been considered and it is clarified that Fitment Table contained in the aforesaid OM dated 30.8.2008 is to he strictly followed for fixation of pay in the revised structure without any deviation.

5. In cases where the stages of fixation of pay in the revised pay band as per fitment table contained in the aforesaid OM dated 30.8.2008 provides for the same revised stage in the Pay Band with reference to two consecutive stages of pre-revised pay in the corresponding pre-revised scales, then in such cases due to application of this Ministry’s OM dated 19.3.2012, there will be no change in the revised pay as on 1.1.2006, if the revised stage with reference to the pre-revised pay after accounting for one increment in the pre-revised scale does not undergo any change as per the Fitment Table. It is also clarified that no further bunching will be allowed in such cases and no re-fixation of pay will be admissible in the revised pay as on 1.1.2006.
(Amar Nath Singh) 
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
Source :

Friday, May 24, 2013

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Special Class Raiway Apprentices Examination 2013- Result of Written Examination Declared

    On the basis of the result of the written part of the Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination, 2013 held by the U.P.S.C. in January, 2013,  the candidates with the under mentioned Roll Numbers have qualified for Interview/Personality Test.


            The candidature of these candidates is PROVISIONAL subject to their being found eligible in all respects.  The candidates would be required to produce the original certificates in support of their claims relating to age, educational qualifications, community, physical disability etc. at the time of the Personality Test.  They are, therefore, advised to keep the said certificates ready and check before hand the requirement of certificates in accordance with the important instructions available on the website of the Commission before appearance in the PT boards.

            In accordance with the Rules of examination, all these candidates are required to fill up the Detailed Application Form (D.A.F.), which is available on the Commission’s Website and submit the same ONLINE.  The DAF will be available on the website of the Commission up to 06.06.2013 till 11.59 PM.    Important instructions regarding filling up of the DAF and submitting the same ONLINE to the Commission are also available on the website.  The candidates who have been declared successful have to first get themselves registered on the relevant page of the website before filling up the ONLINE Detailed Application Form. The qualified candidates are further advised to refer to the Rules of the Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination, 2013 published in the gazette of India, dated 13.10.2012, which are also available on the website of the Commission.

            After submitting the DAF duly filled in ONLINE, the candidates are required to take out a printout of the finally submitted DAF separately and will have to send the printed copy of the DAF, duly signed by the candidates, along with all relevant documents, to the Under Secretary (SCRA), Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069, so as to reach the Commission’s Office latest by 10.06.2013.  The envelope containing the printout of the DAF submitted ONLINE should be superscribed “DAF for Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination, 2013”.  It can also be delivered at UPSC by hand till  10.06.2013 (5.00 P.M.).  In the event of non-receipt of ink singed copy of the DAF, the candidature will be cancelled without any further notice.
            The candidates are also required to bring the printed copy of the DAF duly signed (by the candidate) along with original documents and a photocopy each thereof at the time of Interview.  The instructions for filling up DAF available on the Website along with the Rules of the Special Class Railway Apprentices’ Examination, 2013, must be read carefully with regard to the certificates that are to be produced at the time of Interview.  The candidate will be solely responsible for not producing sufficient valid proof in support of his/her age, date of birth, educational qualifications, caste (SC/ST/OBC) and Physically disability status.

            Interviews of candidates who have qualified for the Personality Test are likely to be held in the month of July, 2013. The exact date of interview will, however, be intimated to the candidates through Interview Letter/e-mail.  Roll Number-wise Interview Schedule will also be made available on Commission’s Website in due course.

            No request for change in the date and time of Personality Test intimated to the candidates will be entertained under any circumstances.

            The mark-sheets of candidates who have not qualified, will be put on the Commission’s Website within 15 days from the date of publication of the final result (after conducting Personality Test) and will remain available on the Website for a period of 60 days.

       The candidates can access the marks-sheets after keying in their Roll Numbers and date of birth.  The printed/hard copies of the marks-sheet would, however, be issued by UPSC to candidates based on specific request accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope.   Candidates desirous of obtaining printed/hard copies of the marks sheets should make the request within thirty days of the display of the marks on the Commission’s Website, beyond which such requests would not be entertained.

            The result will also be available on the U.P.S.C.’s Website

            Union Public Service Commission has a Facilitation Counter at its campus. Candidate may obtain any information/clarification regarding their examination/result on working days between 10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M in person or over telephone Nos.(011)-23385271/23381125/23098543 from this counter.