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Chapter 3 - UPSC

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Chapter 3 - UPSC

    Chapter 3 Recruitment by Examinations

Chapter 3

Recruitment by Examinations

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    1. The Commission conducted 13 Number of Applications examinations nine for recruitment to Civil

    Services/ Posts and four for Defence Services 2. During the year 2006-07, the

    Commission received 11,08,289 applications during 2006-2007, as detailed below.

    compared to 12,12,580 during the previous year.

    The table below shows the number of applicants For Civil Services/ Posts

     in various examinations during the last three

    (a) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, years. The decrease in number of applications

    2006 (CSP) is mainly due to the fact that this year a major (b) Civil Services (Main) Examination 2006 exam. i.e. Special Class Railway Apprentices’ (CSM) Examination was not held. (c) Indian Forest Service Examination 2006

     (IFoS)

    (d) Engineering Services Examination 2006 Table 1

    (ESE)

    (e) Indian Economic Service/ Indian Civil

    1. CS (P) 3,49,020 3,45,106 3,83,983 Statistical Service Examination 2006 2. CS (M) 5,497 5,088 7,692 (IES/ ISS) 3. IFoS 40,576 43,187 35,601 (f) Geologists’ Examination – 2006 (GEOL.) 4. ESE 86,982 74,363 65,219 (g) Central Police Forces (Assistant 5. IES/ISS -- 5,017 4,617 Commandants) Examination 2006 (CPF) 6. SOLCE 1,839 -- @ 1,851 (h) Combined Medical Services Examination ## # 7. CMS 31,395 28,878 27,589 2007 (CMS) 8. SCRA -- 1,18,170 -- (i) Section Officers’/ Stenographers’ (Grade 9. GEOL -- 3,433 3,210

    10. CPF 1,21,188 92,568 95,433 ‘B’/ Grade-I) Limited Departmental

    Total Civil 6,36,497 7,15,810 6,25,195 Competitive Examination 2005 (SOLCE) Defence

    1. NDA & NA (I) 1,97,005 2,06,622 2,16,260 2. NDA & NA (II) 1,43,293 1,35,196 1,39,069 For Defence Services 3. CDS (II) 78,989 76,835 63,737 4. CDS (I) $ $ $89,945 78,117 64,028 (a) Two examinations for National Defence Total Defence 5,09,232 4,96,770 4,83,094 Academy and Naval Academy (NDA & Grand Total 11,45,729 12,12,580 11,08,289 NA) National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) 2006 # Combined Medical Services Examination 2005 was held during the year 2004-05, Combined Medical and National Defence Academy and Services Examination 2006 was held during the year Naval Academy Examination (II) 2006. 2005-06, Combined Medical Services Examination 2007 was held during the year 2006-07. (b) Two examinations for Combined $ Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2005 was Defence Services (CDS) Combined held during the year 2004-05. Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2006 was held during the year Defence Services Examination (II) 2006 2005-06. Combined Defence Services Examination (I) and Combined Defence Services 2007 was held during the year 2006-07. Examination (I) 2007. @ Section Officers’/ Stenographers’ (Grade ‘B’/ Grade-I) Limited Departmental Competitive Examination 2005 was held during the year 2006-07. -- Examination not held.

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     Number of Candidates Appeared

     NUMBER OF APPLICANTSChapter 3 Recruitment by Examinations 3. The following table shows examination-

    wise number of appeared candidates. 800000 7,15,810Table 2 700000Examination 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 6,36,4976,25,195For Civil Services/ Posts 6000001. CS (P) 1,74,475 1,75,202 1,95,803 5,09,2324,96,7702. CS (M) 5,328 4,83,0947,495 4,923 5000003. IFoS 9,963 9,951 8,882

    4. ESE 33,937 27,790 16,824 400000

    5. IES/ISS -- 1,438 1,334 3000006. SOLCE 1,175 - $ 1,266 ?? ??? 7. CMS 21,244 19,791 200000# 19,301

    8. SCRA -- 61,446 - 1000009. GEOL -- 1,471 1,334

    10.CPF 76,708 52,774 53,896 0Total Civil 3,42,131 3,34,995 3,06,625 2004-20052005-20062006-2007For Defence Services/ Posts

    1. NDA & NA (I) 1,22,158 1,30,746 1,34,431 DEFENCECIVIL2. NDA & NA (II) 74,887 67,088 78,825 3. CDS (II) 51,314 47,380 38,796 4. CDS (I) ЭЭ? 55,792 48,746 @ 59,249 Total Defence 3,63,400 2,45,214 3,00,798

    Grand Total 7,05,531 5,80,209 6,07,423 NUMBER OF CANDIDATES

    APPEARED

    # Combined Medical Services Examination 2004 was held during the year 2003-04 for which information was available in the year 2004-05. 400000? Combined Medical Services Examination 2005 was 3,63,4003,34,995held in 2004-05 for which information was available in 3,42,1312004-05 itself. 3500003,06,625?? Combined Medical Services Examination 2006 was 3,00,798held during the year 2005-06 for which information was 300000made available in 2006-07 and Combined Medical Services Examination 2007 was held in 2006-07 for 2,45,214which information is not available this year. 250000@ Combined Defence Services (I) Examination 2004 was held in 2003-04 for which information was available in 2004-05. 200000

    ? Combined Defence Services (I) Examination 2005 was held in 2004-05 for which information was available in 1500002004-05 itself.

    Э Combined Defence Services (I) Examination 2006 was held in 2005-06 for which information was made 100000available in 2006-07 and Combined Defence Services (I) Examination 2007 was held in 2006-07 for which information is not available this year. 50000$ Section Officers’/ Stenographers’ (Grade ‘B’/ Grade-I) Limited Competitive Examination 2005 was held during the year 2006-07. 0

    2004-20052005-20062006-2007 Change in figures from 4,926 to 4,923 is due to change in

    community/ cancellation of candidature after appearing DEFENCECIVILin the exams. -- Examination not held.

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    Table 3 Candidates Interviewed

4. The Commission conduct interviews Chapter 3 Recruitment by Examinations only for the Civil Services/ Posts. In respect of For Civil Services/ Posts Defence Services, the examination results are CS (M) 2005 1,172 1. passed on to the Ministry of Defence for ESE 2005 625 2. interviews, physical fitness test, etc. During the CMS 2006 893 3. year 2006-07, the Commission conducted CPF (AC) 2005 699 4. interviews in respect of Civil Services/ Posts

    IES/ ISS 2005 36 5. based on the results of the following

    GEOL 2005 241 6. examinations held during the year 2005-06 and

    IFoS 2006 112 7. 2006-07:

     Total 3,778 (a) Civil Services (Main) Examination 2005

    (b) Engineering Services Examination 2005 Candidates Recommended

    (c) Combined Medical Services Examination

    2006 * 7. The Commission recommended 3,405(d) Central Police Forces (Assistant candidates for appointment to Civil as well as Commandants) Examination 2005

    Defence Services/ Posts during 2006-07. For (e) Indian Economic Service/ Indian Statistical

    Service Examination 2005 Defence Services the recommendations for

    (f) Geologists’ Service Examination 2005 appointment were based on the written (g) Indian Forest Service Examination 2006 examinations conducted by Commission and the interviews conducted by Services Selection 5. For conduct of interviews, the services of Board of Ministry of Defence. Examination-wise a number of Advisers were also utilised. number of candidates recommended is given Eminent persons from diverse fields are selected below: as Advisers. Names of Presidents for various

    Table 4 Personality Test Boards in respect of the above

    examinations are given at Appendix X and their

    bio-data are given at Appendix I.

    For Civil Services/ Posts * 425 1. CS (M) 2005 6. In all, the Commission interviewed 3,778 2. ESE 2005 229 candidates for various Civil Services/Posts 3. CMS 2006 562 during 2006-07. In respect of Defence Services 4. CPF 2005 224

    5. IES/ ISS 2005 23 Examinations, interviews, physical fitness tests

    6. GEOL 2005 95 etc. were conducted by Services Selection Board * 1,558 Total of Ministry of Defence. Examination-wise For Defence Services/ Posts number of candidates interviewed by the 1. NDA & NA (II) 360 Commission for various Civil Services/ Posts 2005

    are given at Table 3. 2. CDS (II) 2005 561

     3. CDS (I) 2006 493

    4. NDA & NA (I) 433

    2006

    Total 1,847

    *Grand Total 3,405

     * Excluding 32 candidates who were recommended through the Civil Services (Main) Examination 2005 on April 3, 2007

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Applicants to Posts Ratio Recommended to Post Ratio

8. The number of applications for an 9. The number of finally recommended

    examination divided by the number of posts to candidates divided by the number of posts gives

    be filled by the said examination gives the the Recommended to Post Ratio (RPR). When

    Applicants to Posts Ratio (APR). The APR gives the RPR value is one, candidates have been

    an index of the number of candidates aspiring selected for all the posts. Where the RPR is less

    for Civil Services/ Posts through each of these than one, the number of candidates selected falls

    examinations. As per APR calculations, 755 short of the number of posts. As may be seen

    candidates applied for every post filled through from the table below, RPR is less than one in

    Civil Services Examination 2005 as compared Civil Services Examination 2005, Engineering to 770 for the year 2004, which was the highest Services Examination 2005, Combined Medical APR amongst all Examinations. Services Examination 2006, Central Police

     Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination Details are given at the Table 5. 2005 and Indian Economic Service/ Indian

     Statistical Service Examination 2005. Details

    regarding shortfall is given in Appendix IV.

    Table 5

    ** *Civil Services Examination 2005 457 3,45,106 425 755 0.93 Engineering Services Examination 2005 262 74,363 229 284 0.87 Combined Medical Services Examination 2006 624 28,878 562 46 0.90 Central Police Forces (Asstt. Commandants) 256 92,568 224 362 0.88 Examination 2005

    Indian Economic Service/ Indian Statistical Service 30 5,017 23 167 0.77 Examination 2005

    Geologists’ Examination 2005 95 3,433 95 36 1.00

    * * * Total 1,724 5,49,365 1,558 319 0.90

Highlights of Civil Services Examination 2005

Recommendations Women Candidates

10. The final result of the Civil Services 11. The number of women candidates

    (Main) Examination, 2005 was declared on May appeared, interviewed and recommended are as

    8, 2006 and its corrigendum was issued on June under:

    6, 2006. In the result, Commission

    Table 6 recommended 425* candidates, which included

    66 SC, 32 ST, 117 OBC and 12 Physically

    2004 444 156 72 challenged candidates.

    2005 450 173 87

     * Excluding 32 candidates who were recommended through the Civil Services (Main) Examination 2005 on April 3, 2007

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Physically Challenged Candidates Indian Languages in the Main

     Examination

    12. The number of physically challenged

    14. The number of candidates who opted for candidates recommended for appointment on

    the basis of Civil Services (Main) Examination the literature of an Indian Language as one of

    the optional subjects for the 2005 Examination 2005 was 12.

     was 798. Language-wise break up is given in

    Appendix XI. In addition, details of the number Interviews

     of candidates who chose an Indian Language as

    a medium for answering other optional subjects 13. For the Civil Services Examination

    2005, seven Personality Test Boards were are given in Appendix XII.

    constituted. Candidates were allowed to opt for either English or any one of the Indian Qualifications of Candidates Languages as medium for the Personality Test.

    Out of 1,172 candidates (candidates actually 15. Out of the 425 candidates recommended

    qualified for interview were 1,174, but two for appointment (subsequently 32 more candidates candidates did not appear for the Personality were recommended on April 3, 2007 making the total

    Test) who appeared at the Personality Test, 850 457), there were 201 Postgraduates and 256 candidates opted for English whereas 322 Graduates. The break-up of the academic

    candidates opted for an Indian Language as a qualifications of successful candidates, subjects

    medium for interview as per details given below: taken by them and their age-wise analysis etc.

     are given at Appendix XIII and University-wise

    break up of candidates applied and selected is given at Appendix XIV. Table 7

    Bengali 1

    Gujarati 2

    Hindi 283

    Kannada 2

    Marathi 8

    Sanskrit 1

    Tamil 13

    Telugu 12

     Total 322

    Highlights of Engineering Services Examination 2005

17. The final result of the Engineering were constituted for four branches, namely,

    Services Examination, 2005 was declared on Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,

    June 8, 2006. The Commission recommended Electrical Engineering and Electronics &

    229 candidates (which included 37 SC, 23 ST, 60 Telecommunication Engineering.

    OBC and 4 Physically Challenged Candidates). Qualifications of candidates

    For interviews, seven Personality Test Boards

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18. Qualification, Community, Discipline,

    under Report, the Commission decided to Age and Gender-wise and University-wise

    further extend the facility of the grace period for analysis of candidates is given at Appendices

    the candidates residing in Jammu & Kashmir XV and XVI respectively.

    State for a further period of one year i.e. up to December 31, 2007. Changes Introduced During the Year Introduction of Negative Marking in the 19. The Commission introduced the Evaluation of Objective Type Question following major changes during the year in Papers in the Examinations/ respect of various examinations. Recruitment Tests conducted by the

    Commission

     Grant of Extra Time for Submission of

    21. During the period under Report, the Applications to the Candidates

    Commission introduced the concept of Negative Residing in the State of Jammu &

    Kashmir Marking in the evaluation of objective type

     question papers in the Examinations/ 20. As mentioned in the previous Report of Recruitment Tests conducted by the the Commission, the benefits of the extra time Commission with effect from the Combined for submission of applications to the candidates Medical Services Examination 2007 held on

    in the State of Jammu & Kashmir was extended January 21, 2007. up to December 31, 2006. During the period

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