A combined competitive entrance exam will now be conducted for recruitment to various posts in the government services categories. The exam is known as UPSC and will be held in various states to allow the candidates to appear for this prestigious examination. Students from different cities will be able to appear for the test which is held at the national level. The dates and the centers of examination are decided by the governing body which is the Union Public Service Commission. Similar to past years, UPSC Exam 2012 will also bring ample opportunities for the aspiring government officers of tomorrow. UPSC result, which will be declared later in the year, will decide the service category for the selected students.

There are several categories under which candidate can get the desired service appointment or the post.These posts as well as the final category is decided based on the candidate’s final score that he gets in the UPSC Exam 2012. The main categories for which candidate can apply in the exam are the Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. In all, there would be around 560 seats available that would be filled by the successful candidates across different categories. Reservations are made for the students that belong to various other categories.

Every candidate who applies for the UPSC exam 2012 must make sure that he fulfills the eligibility criteria in all respects. Nationality, age limit, minimum education qualification, physical standards etc are some of the important and mandatory factors which candidate needs to qualify for. Candidate should apply for the post using one single application. The application has to be filled only through online mode. All the details related to personal information, educational information and exam details should be filled in very carefully. Wrong application may lead to cancellation of the candidature.

Other than this, candidate should familiarize himself with several other special instructions. Information regarding the wrong answers penalty, last date of form submission, exam pattern and previous years question papers should be carefully studied before appearing for the UPSC Exam 2012. After writing the exam, candidate has to wait for the UPSC result that is generally declared after few months. Based on the score that the candidate secures in the result, the final UPSC merit is generated and the candidate gets the final seat based on that merit list.

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