Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2010

                 The Union Public Service Commission will hold the Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2010 on September 19, 2010 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy for the Courses commencing in July 2010 and Officers Training Academy, Chennai for the Courses (Men and Women) commencing in October, 2011.

                For details regarding the 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 April 17, 2010. Details are also available on UPSC website i.e.

              Candidates can apply Online using the link Details instructions for filling up on line applications are available on the website.

             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) throughout the country.

             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.

           The last date for all offline applications must reach the UPSC either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier is May 17, 2010. However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote areas specified in the Notice, the last date for receipt of application by post/speed post only (not by hand or by courier) is May 24, 2010.

                 All Online applications can be filled up to May 10, 2010 till 11.59 p.m. after which the link will be disabled.

                 In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their application, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter in person or over Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 during working hours.

Entitlement of Employees for 2nd Class Ac

                     As per recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission as accepted by the Government, the Central Government employees drawing Grade Pay of Rs. 4200 are entitled to travel by 2nd AC by train while on official tour. So far as LTC is concerned, the entitlements are the same as for tour.

                  However, Railway employees are not governed by Central Government LTC provisions as far as travel entitlements are concerned. They are governed by Railway Servants (Pass) Rules, 1986 which entitle them to train journeys on duty/leave. Revision of entitlements for travel including travel in 2nd AC as per revised scales of pay/grade pay arising out of implementation of recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission are under examination.

                  This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways, Shri E. Ahamed in a written reply in Rajya Sabha .

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