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How To Fill Up The Form

  • Please read these instructions,also the detailed instructions appearing in the Notice of Examination in the Employment News, carefully before you proceed to fill up the Application Form.
  • Please ensure that the Application Form filled up by you is identical in format to the one appearing in the Notice of Examination in the Employment News, except when the Application Form is supplied by the Commission (as in the case of Main Examinations).
  • Please ensure that the paper on which your Application Form is printed/photo-copied is white in colour & of legal size (8.5" X 14") & at least 70 gsm in quality, to ensure that it withstands the rigours of Data Processing & subsequent handling by the Commission, except when the Application Form is supplied by the Commission (as in the case of Main Examinations).
  • Please read the conditions of eligibility appearing in the Notice of Examination in the Employment News to ensure that you fulfill the eligibility criteria to appear in this examination, namely age, educational qualification, physical standards etc as on the crucial date.
  • The Application Form may be filled up either in English or in Hindi, as you choose, while taking care that the entries are either all in English or all in Hindi. The numerals should be in Roman numeral form.
  • Please fill up the Application Form with a ballpoint or ink pen (using black/blue ink) in good handwriting to facilitate error-free data processing by the Commission. Any alterations must be carried out by neatly scoring the in-appropriate entry & writing the appropriate entry on the side/nearby while attesting such alterations.Please do not over-write/apply fluid/paste any paper over any in-appropriate entry.
  • Please do not write more than one alphabet/numeral in one box.
  • Please put your signatures at the places mentioned, in identical fashion so as to avoid any suspicion of impersonation.
  • Ordinarily any change of center of examination is not permissible. Hence choose your center of examination carefully.
  • One envelope should contain one Application Form only.
  • The cover containing the Application Form should be of good quality & superscribed in bold letters as below:Please note that the covers (containing the Application Forms) are initially sorted on the basis of the Centres superscribed on them & further processing is done by the Data Processors upto a certain stage. Hence if you do not mention the Centre clearly on your cover, the Commission may not be in a position to allot the Centre of your choice to you even though you might have mentioned the correct Center code on the Application Form.
  • The Commission will not be responsible for any postal delay or deficiencies. Please ensure that your Application Form reaches the Commission clearly before the last date. You may prefer to submit your Application Form in person (for which a signed receipt is given immediately), or by Speed post, or by some reputed Courier, or by Registered Post or by UPC (under certificate of posting) or by Ordinary Post. It is clarified that unless your Application Form reaches the Commission by the last date, you stand to lose your candidature. Hence in your own interest please choose a mode of transmission which in your judgement is the most effective & reliable.
  • Your Application Form will be rejected if:

  • It does not reach the Commission's office by the closing date & time.
  • It does not tally with the format specified in the Notice of Examination in the Employment News.
  • You give incomplete / incorrect information or misrepresent facts.
  • You do not enclose the necessary fee, when due, or enclose less than the prescribed fee or you make payment of fee by any mode other than CRFS.
  • You do not sign in the box below the photograph, or the Declaration at the end of the form, or sign in capital letters wherever your signature is required.
  • You do not paste a photograph (or paste a bad quality photograph) in the Application Form.
  • You are underage or overage.
  • You send your Application Form in a cover which contains more than one Application Form.
  • You send multiple Application Forms to the same office or to different offices of the Commission.
  • You do not enclose the certificate for proof of age, namely High School or equivalent certificate.
  • You do not enclose the certificate for being educationally qualified, nor give proof that you are appearing in the qualifying examination which will make you eligible for this examination before the prescribed date (which is usually the first date of the half-year in which the Main Written Exam is being held).
  • You do not enclose the community certificate or certificate for being Physically Handicapped or certificate/undertaking meant for ex-servicemen or certificate from the Head of Office/Department/Ministry for Departmental Candidates, if you claim any related concession.
  • You do not write the "Declaration by all Candidates" on the Application Form in your own handwriting.