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					 2                                                                                        UPSC                                           Employment News 19 - 25 March 2011

                                                UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
EXAMINATION NOTICE NO.06/2011-IFoS                       DATED 19.03.2011
                                                (Commission's website -
F.No.13/5/2010-EI(B): A competitive                                                                                                                  disabled in operations during
examination for recruitment to the Indian                                          IMPORTANT                                                         hostilities with any foreign country or
Forest Service will be held by the Union                                                                                                             in a disturbed area and released as a
Public Service Commission commencing                                                                                                                 consequence thereof.
from the 9th July, 2011 in accordance with       1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION:                                (v) upto a maximum of five years in the
the Rules published by the Ministry of           The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all                     case of ex-servicemen including
Environment and Forests in the Gazette of        eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the                 Commissioned Officers and ECOs/
India dated the 19th March, 2011. The            stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the                      SSCOs who have rendered at least
examination will be held at the following        prescribed eligibility conditions.                                                                  five years Military Service as on 1st July,
Centres :                                        Mere issue of Admission Certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her                    2011 and have been released (i) on
AGARTALA        GANGTOK       PANAJI (GOA)       candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission.                                             completion of assignment (including
AHMEDABAD       HYDERABAD     PATNA              Commission take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original                those whose assignment is due to
AIZAWL          IMPHAL        PORT BLAIR         documents only after the candidate has qualified for interview/Personality Test.                    be completed within one year from 1st
ALLAHABAD       ITANAGAR      RAIPUR             2. How to Apply                                                                                     July, 2011) otherwise than by way of
BANGALORE       JAIPUR        RANCHI             a) Candidates are required to apply online only, by using the website http://
                                                                                                                                                     dismissal or discharge on account of
                                        Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are                  misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on
CHANDIGARH      KOCHI         SHIMLA             available on the above mentioned website. However candidates residing in certain                    account of physical disability
CHENNAI         KOHIMA        SRINAGAR           remote areas specified in Para 6 of this Notice, may also apply through offline                     attributable to Military Service, or (iii)
CUTTACK         KOLKATA       THIRUVANA-         mode, by using the New Common Application Form (Form-E) being used for                              on invalidment.
DEHRADUN        LUCKNOW       NTHAPURAM          examinations conducted by the Commission. This Form can be purchased from                     (vi) upto a maximum of five years in the case
DELHI           MADURAI       TIRUPATI           the designated Head post Offices/Post Offices (specified in Appendix-III of the                     of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed
DHARWAD         MUMBAI        UDAIPUR            Notice) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs.30/- (Rupees Thirty                       an initial period of assignment of five
DISPUR          NAGPUR        VISHAKHA-          Only). Each such Form can be used only once and only for one examination. In
                                                                                                                                                     years of Military Service as on 1st July,
                                                 case of any difficulty in obtaining Application Forms from the designated HPOs/                     2011 and whose assignment has been
The Centres and the date of holding the
                                                 POs, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned post Master or                         extended beyond five years and in
examination as mentioned above are
liable to be changed at the discretion of        UPSC’s “FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL” over Telephone No. 011-23389366/                              whose case the Ministry of Defence
the Commission. While every effort will          FAX No. 011-23387310. It may be noted that all offline applications, if any, received               issues a certificate that they can apply
be made to allot the candidates to the           from candidates residing in normal areas/ abroad, shall be summarily rejected                       for civil employment and that they will
centre of their choice for examination,          by the Commission. The option of offline application is available only to                           be released on three month's notice on
the Commission may, at their discretion,         candidates residing in specified remote areas.                                                      selection from the date of receipt of offer
allot a different centre to a candidate          (b) Candidates are advised to read carefully the instructions for filling up the                    of appointment.
when circumstances so warrant.                   Online Application Form given in Appendix-II (A) and instructions for offline                 (vii) upto a maximum of 10 years in the
Candidates admitted to the examination           Applications given in Appendix-II (B) of this Notice.                                               case of blind, deaf-mute and
will be informed of the time table and           3. LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:                                                            orthopaedically           handicapped
place or places of examination.                  (A) Online (From all candidates)                                                                    persons.
The candidates should note that no               The Online Applications can be filled upto 18th April, 2011 till 11.59 PM after which         NOTE I : Candidates belonging to the
request for change of centre would               the link will be disabled.                                                                    Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes
normally be granted. However, when a             (B) Offline (From candidates residing in specified remote areas only)                         and the Other Backward Classes who are
candidate desires a change in centre             All Offline Applications from candidates residing in Remote Areas only specified              also covered under any other clauses of
from the one he/she had indicated in his/        in para 6 of this Notice must reach the “Controller of Examinations, Union Public             Para 3(ii)(b) above, viz. those coming under
her Application Form for the examination,        Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi- 110069 by                       the category of Ex-servicemen, persons
he/she must send a letter addressed to           Post/Speed Post only by 25th April, 2011. Candidates should note that no application          domiciled in the State of J & K, blind, deaf-
the Controller of Examinations, Union            will be received by Hand or by Courier.                                                       mute and orthopaedically handicapped etc.
Public Service Commission giving full
                                                 4. FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES :                                          will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-
justification as to why he/she desires a
                                                 In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications,               relaxation under both the categories.
change in centre. Such requests will be
                                                 candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near ‘C’ Gate             NOTE II : The term Ex-servicemen will apply
considered on merits but requests
                                                 of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-                  to the persons who are defined as Ex-
received in the Commission’s Office after
18th May, 2011 will not be entertained           23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs.                                     servicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Re-
under any circumstances nor will such            5. Mobile Phones Banned:                                                                      employment in Civil Services and Posts)
communications be replied to.                    (a) Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed                  Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.
2. The number of vacancies to be filled          inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement                NOTE III : The age concession under Para
on the results of the examination is             of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future              3(ii) (b) (v) and (vi) will not be admissible
expected to be approximately 85. The             examinations.                                                                                 to Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned
number of vacancies is liable to alteration.     (b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned               Officers including ECOs/SSCOs, who are
Reservation will be made for candidates          item including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as                       released on their own request.
belonging to Scheduled Castes,                   arrangement for safe-keeping can not be assured.                                              NOTE IV : Notwithstanding the provision of
Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward                 6. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Examination           age-relaxation under Para 3(ii) (b) (vii)
Classes and Physically Handicapped               Halls, as safe-keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission will not be                  above, a physically disabled candidate will
Categories in respect of vacancies as may        responsible for any loss in this regard.                                                      be considered            to be eligible for
be fixed by the Government.                                                                                                                    appointment only if he/she (after such
Note : The decision of the Government                                                                                                          physical examination as the Government
                                                 Candidates are required to apply only through Online mode (except
         (Ministry of Environment &                                                                                                            or Appointing Authority, as the case may
         Forests), with regard to identi-        candidates residing in remote areas specified in para 6 of this Notice
                                                                                                                                               be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the
         fication and resultant break-up of      who have the option of applying through offline or online mode)                               requirements of physical and medical
         posts, reserved for PH                Provided that a candidate belonging to            (b) The upper age limit prescribed above      standards for the concerned Services/
         categories, is still awaited.         categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a       will be relaxable:-                           Posts to be allocated to the physically
3. ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS :                                                                      (i) upto a maximum of five years if a         disabled candidates by the Government.
                                               person in whose favour a certificate of
(i) Nationality :                                                                                      candidate belongs to a Scheduled        SAVE AS PROVIDED ABOVE THE AGE
A candidate must be either :-                  eligibility has been issued by the
                                               Government of India.                                    Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.             LIMITS PRESCRIBED CAN IN NO CASE BE
    (a) A citizen of India, or
                                               A candidate, in whose case a certificate of       (ii) upto a maximum of three years in the     RELAXED.
    (b) a subject of Nepal, or
                                               eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to            case of candidates belonging to Other   The date of birth accepted by the
    (c) a subject of Bhutan, or
                                               the examination but the offer of appointment            Backward Classes who are eligible       Commission is that entered in the
    (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over
                                                                                                       to avail of reservation applicable to   Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving
         to India before 1st January, 1962     may be given only after the necessary
         with the intention of permanently                                                             such candidates.                        Certificate or in a certificate recognised by
                                               eligibility certificate has been issued to him/
         settling in India, or                                                                   (iii) upto a maximum of five years if a       an Indian University as equivalent to
                                               her by the Government of India.
    (e) a person of Indian origin who has                                                              candidate had ordinarily been           Matriculation or in an extract from a Register
                                               (ii) Age Limits :
         migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri                                                            domiciled in the State of Jammu &       of Matriculates maintained by a University
                                               (a) A candidate must have attained the age              Kashmir during the period from the      and that extract must be certified by the
         Lanka, East African countries of
                                               of 21 years and must not have attained the              1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of    proper authority of the University or in the
         Kenya, Uganda, the United
                                               age of 30 years on 1st July, 2011, i.e. he/             December, 1989.                         Higher Secondary or an equivalent
         Republic of Tanzania, Zambia,
         Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and           she must have been born not earlier than          (iv) upto a maximum of three years in the     examination certificate.
         Vietnam with the intention of         2nd July, 1981 and not later than 1st July,             case of Defence Services Personnel
         permanently settling in India.        1990.                                                                                                                               Continued

     Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply
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 No other document relating to age like         have made an attempt at the examination         CLAIMED) SHALL BE SUMMARILY                    communication is received from their
 horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from    if he/she actually appears in any one or        REJECTED.                                      employer by the Commission withholding
 Municipal Corporation, service records and     more papers.                                    NOTE II : Fee once paid shall not be           permission to the candidates applying for/
 the like will be accepted.                     NOTE II : Notwithstanding the dis-              refunded under any circumstances nor can       appearing at the examination, their
 The expression Matriculation/Secondary         qualification/cancellation of candidature,      the fee be held in reserve for any other       application will be liable to be rejected/
 Examination Certificate in this part of the    the fact of appearance of the candidate         examination or selection.                      candidature will be liable to be cancelled.
 instruction includes the alternative           at the examination will count as an             NOTE III : If any candidate who took the       NOTE I: While filling in his/her Application
 certificates mentioned above.                  attempt.                                        Indian Forest Service Examination held in      Form, the candidate should carefully
 NOTE I : Candidates should note that only      (v) Physical Standards :                        2010 wishes to apply for admission to this     decide about his/her choice for the centre
 the date of birth as recorded in the           Candidates must be physically fit               examination, he/she must submit his/her        and optional subjects for the examination.
 Matriculation/Secondary Examination            according to physical standards for             application so as to reach the                 More than one application from a candidate
 Certificate or an equivalent certificate as    admission to Indian Forest Service              Commission’s Office by the prescribed          giving different centres and/or optional
 on the date of submission of applications                                                      date without waiting for the results or an
                                                Examination, 2011 as per regulations given                                                     subjects will not be accepted in any case.
 will be accepted by the Commission and                                                         offer of appointment.
                                                in Appendix-III of the Rules for the Indian                                                    Even if a candidate sends more than one
 no subsequent request for its change will                                                      5. HOW TO APPLY :
                                                Forest Service Examination, 2011                                                               completed applications, the Commission
 be considered or granted.                                                                      (a) Candidates are required to apply
                                                published in the Gazette of India dated 19th                                                   will accept only one application at their
 NOTE II : Candidates should also note                                                          Online      using      the   link   http://
                                                March, 2011.                                                                                   discretion and the Commission’s decision
 that once a date of birth has been                                                                Detailed
                                                4. FEE :                                                                                       in the matter shall be final.
 claimed by them and entered in the                                                             instructions for filling up Online
                                                a) Candidates applying Online (excepting                                                       If any candidate appears at a centre/
 records of the Commission for the                                                              Applications are available on the above
                                                Female/SC/ST/PH candidates who are
 purpose of admission to an examination,                                                        mentioned website.                             optional subjects other than those
                                                exempted from payment of fee) are
 no change will be allowed subsequently                                                         (b) Candidates residing in certain Remote      indicated by the Commission in his/her
                                                required to pay a reduced fee of Rs.100/-
 (or at any other examination of the                                                            Areas specified in Para 6 of this Notice       Admission Certificate, the papers of
                                                (Rupees One Hundred only) either by
 Commission) on any grounds                                                                     can exercise the option of applying            such a candidate will not be evaluated
                                                remitting the money in any Branch of SBI
                                                                                                through Offline mode also by using the         and his/her candidature will be liable to
 whatsoever.                                    by cash, or by using net banking facility of
                                                                                                New Common Application Form (Form-             cancellation.
 NOTE III : The candidate should exercise       SBI or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit
                                                                                                E) being used for examinations conducted
 due care while entering their date of birth    card.                                                                                          NOTE II : Since these Application Forms
                                                                                                by the Commission. This Application
 in respective column of the Application        (b) Candidates residing in remote areas         Form along with an Information Brochure        are to be processed in a computerised
 Form. If on verification at any subsequent     specified in para 6 of this notice who may      containing general instructions for filling    system, due care should be taken by the
 stage, any variation is found in their date    apply Offline through New Common                up the form, an acknowledegment card           candidates to fill up their Application Form
 of birth from the one entered in their         Application Form (Form-E) are required          and an envelope for sending the                correctly. Necessary instructions for
 Matriculation or equivalent examination        to pay a fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees Two            application is obtainable from the             filling up the Form may be seen at
 certificate, disciplinary action will be       Hundred only) through a single Central          designated Head Post Offices/Post              Appendix-II (B). No coulmn of the
 taken against them by the Commission           Recruitment Fee Stamp of requisite              Offices throughout the country as listed       application should be left blank.
 under the Rules.                               denomination (NOT postage stamps)               in Appendix-III of Notice against              Incomplete or defective applications
                                                which may be obtained from the post office      cash payment of Rs. 30/- (Rupees Thirty
 (iii) Minimum Educational Qualifications :                                                                                                    shall be summarily rejected. No
                                                and affixed on the Application Form in the      only). Form should be purchased from the
 The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s                                                                                                          representation or correspondence
                                                space provided therein. The stamp must          designated Post Offices only and not from
 degree with at least one of the subjects                                                                                                      regarding such rejection shall be
                                                be got cancelled from the issuing Post          any other agency. This Form can be used
 namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary                                                                                                          entertained under any circumstances.
                                                Office with the date stamp of the Post Office   only once and for only one
 Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology,                                                                                                          Candidates are not required to submit
                                                in such a manner that the impression of         examination. Candidates, who wish to
 Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and                                                                                                          along with their applications any
                                                the cancellation mark partially overflows       apply offline, must use the Form supplied
 Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in                                                                                                             certificate(s) in support of their claims
                                                on the Application Form itself but within       with the Information Brochure only and
 Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering of                                                                                                    regarding age, educational qualificat-
                                                the space provided on the Form. The             they should in no case use photocopy/
 any of Universities incorporated by an Act                                                                                                    ions, Scheduled Castes /Scheduled
                                                impression of the cancellation mark should      reproduction/unauthorisedly printed copy
 of the Central or State Legislature in India                                                                                                  Tribes / Other Backward Classes and
                                                be clear and distinct to facilitate the         of the Form. Since this Form is
 or other educational institutions                                                                                                             Physically Disabled etc.
                                                identification of date and the Post Office of   electronically scannable, due care should
 established by an Act of Parliament or                                                                                                        The candidates applying for the
                                                issue.                                          be taken to fill up the Application Form,
 declared to be deemed as a University                                                                                                         examination should ensure that they fulfil
                                                All female candidates and candidates            correctly. While filling up the Application
 under Section-3 of the University Grants                                                                                                      all the eligibility conditions for admission
                                                belonging to Scheduled Castes/                  Form, please refer to detailed
 Commission Act, 1956 or possesses an                                                                                                          to the examination. Their admission at
                                                Scheduled Tribes are not required to pay        instructions given in Appendix-II(B) of
 equivalent qualification.                                                                                                                     all the stages of examination for which
                                                any fee. No fee exemption is, however,          this Notice. The candidate should also fill
 NOTE I : Candidates who have appeared          available to OBC candidates and they are                                                       they are admitted by the Commission viz.
                                                                                                up in the relevant places of
 at an examination, the passing of which        required to pay the full prescribed fee.                                                       written examination and interview test
                                                                                                the Acknowledgement Card, their
 would render them educationally qualified                                                                                                     will be purely provisional, subject to their
                                                Physically Disabled Persons are                 Application Form Number and the name
 for the Commission’s examination but                                                                                                          satisfying the prescribed eligibility
                                                exempted from the payment of fee                of the examination. The applicants are
 have not been informed of the results as                                                                                                      conditions. If on verification at any time
                                                provided they are otherwise eligible for        required to affix the postage stamp of
 also the candidates who intend to appear                                                                                                      before or after the written examination
                                                appointment to the Services/Posts to be         Rs.6/- on the Acknowledgement Cards
 at such a qualifying examination will also                                                                                                    or interview test, it is found that they do
                                                filled on the results of this examination       and send the same along with Application
 be eligible for admission to this                                                                                                             not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions,
                                                on the basis of the standards of medical        Form to UPSC. If an applicant fails to affix
 examination. Such candidates will be                                                                                                          their candidature for the examination will
                                                fitness for these Services/Posts (including     the postage stamp of requisite amount
 admitted to the examination, if otherwise                                                                                                     be cancelled by the Commission.
                                                any concessions specifically extended to        his/her Acknowledgement Card will not be
 eligible but their admission would be                                                                                                         Candidates are requested to keep ready
                                                the physically disabled). A physically          dispatched and Commission will not be
 deemed to be provisional and subject to                                                                                                       the attested copies of the following
                                                disabled candidate claiming age                 responsible        for    non-receipt    of
 cancellation if they do not produce proof of                                                                                                  documents for submission to the
                                                relaxation/fee concession will be required      Acknowledgement Card by the applicant.
 having passed the requisite examination                                                                                                       Commission soon after the declaration
                                                by the Commission to submit along with          The duly filled in Application Form and the
 along with the Detailed Application Form                                                                                                      of the result of the written part of the
                                                his/her Detailed Application Form, a            Acknowledgement Card should then
 which will be required to be submitted to                                                                                                     examination which is likely to be declared
                                                certified copy of the certificate from a        be mailed          in      the     special
 the Commission by the candidates who                                                                                                          in the month of January, 2012.
                                                Government Hospital/Medical Board in            envelope supplied with the Information
 qualify on the result of the written part of
                                                support of his/her claim for being              Brochure. The candidates should also               1. Certificate of age.
 the examination.
                                                physically disabled.                            write the name of examination viz. ”Indian         2. Certificate       of    educational
 NOTE II : In exceptional cases the Union
                                                NOTE : Notwithstanding the aforesaid            Forest Service Examination, 2011" on the              qualification.
 Public Service Commission may treat a
                                                provision for age relaxation/fee exemption,     envelope before despatching it to                  3. Certificate in support of claim to
 candidate who has not any of the foregoing
                                                a physically disabled candidate will be         “Controller of Examinations, Union Public             belong to Scheduled Caste,
 qualifications as a qualified candidate
                                                considered to be eligible for appointment       Service Commission, Dholpur House,                    Scheduled Tribe and Other
 provided that he/she has passed
                                                only if he/she (after such physical             Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069”.                    Backward Classes/ Physically
 examination conducted by the other                                                             Candidates should note that all Offline
                                                examination as the Government or the                                                                  Disabled, where applicable.
 Institutions, the standard of which in the                                                     Applications from remote areas only will
                                                appointing authority, as the case may be,                                                          4. Certificate in support of claim for
 opinion of the Commission justifies his/                                                       be received by Post/Speed Post only and
                                                may prescribe) is found to satisfy the                                                                age/fee concession, where
 her admission to the examination.              requirements of physical and medical            no application will be received by Hand or            applicable.
 (iv) Number of attempts :                      standards for the concerned Services/           by Courier.                                    Immediately after the declaration of the
 Every candidate appearing at the               Posts to be allocated to Physically Disabled    (c) All candidates, whether already in         result of the written part of the
 Examination, who is otherwise eligible,        candidates by the Government.                   Government Service, Government owned           examination, successful candidates will
 shall be permitted four attempts at the        'Postage Stamps’ will in no case be             industrial undertakings or other similar       be sent a Form by the Commission
 examination.                                   accepted in lieu of ‘Central Recruitment        organisations or in private employment         requiring additional information to be
 The restriction is effective from the          Fee Stamp’.                                     should submit their applications direct to     furnished. The attested copies of the
 examination held in 1984.                      Candidates should note that the fee sent        the Commission. Persons already in             above mentioned certificates will have
 Provided that this restriction on the number   through Indian Postal Orders, Bank Draft,       Government service, whether in a               to be sent to the Commission at that time.
 of attempts will not apply in the case of      Money Order, Crossed Cheque, Currency           permanent or temporary capacity or as          Originals will have to be produced at the
 Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe            notes or Treasury Challan etc. will not be      workcharged employees other than               time of interview. If any of their claims is
 candidates who are otherwise eligible.         accepted by the Commission and such             casual or daily rated employees or those       found to be incorrect, they may render
 Provided further that the number of            applications will be treated as without fee     serving under Public Enterprises are           themselves liable to disciplinary action
 attempts permissible to candidates             and will be summarily rejected.                 however, required to inform their Head of      by the Commission in terms of Rule 11 of
 belonging to Other Backward Classes,           NOTE I : APPLICATIONS NOT                       Office/Department that they have applied       the Rules for the Indian Forest Service
 who are otherwise eligible, shall be seven.    ACCOMPANIED BY THE PRESCRIBED                   for the Examination.                           Examination, 2011 reproduced below:
                                                FEE (UNLESS REMISSION OF FEE IS                 Candidates should note that in case a
 NOTE I : A candidate shall be deemed to
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A candidate who is or has been declared                  (c) if he/she is already in service       Candidates will be informed at the earliest     by the Commission, it continues to be
by the Commission to be guilty of:                            under Government to disciplinary     possible about their admission to the           provisional.
(i) Obtaining support for his/her                             action under the appropriate         examination or rejection of their               The decision of the Commission as to the
                                                              Rules.                               application.                                    eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for
candidature by the following means,                                                                8. CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE
                                                         Provided that no penalty under these                                                      admission to the Examination shall be
namely:-                                                 Rules shall be imposed except after.      COMMISSION :                                    final.
       (a) offering illegal gratification to, or         (i) giving the candidate an               The Commission will not enter into any          Candidates should note that the name in
       (b) applying pressure on, or                           opportunity of making such           correspondence with the candidates about        the Admission Certificate in some cases
       (c) blackmailing, or threatening to                    representation, in writing as he/    their candidature except in the following       may be abbreviated due to technical
            blackmail any person connected                    she may wish to make in that         cases:                                          reasons.
            with the conduct of the                           behalf; and                          (i) Every candidate for this examination        (ii) In the event of a candidate receiving
                                                         (ii) taking the representation, if any,   will be informed at the earliest possible       more than one Admission Certificate from
            examination, or
                                                              submitted by the candidate within    date of the result of his/her application.      the Commission, he/she should use only
(ii) impersonating, or                                        the period allowed to him/her into   Admission Certificates, indicating the Roll     one of these admission certificates for
(iii) procuring impersonation by any                          consideration.                       Nos. will be issued to the candidates who       appearing in the examination and return
       person, or                                  6. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT                        are admitted to the examination. The            the other(s) to the Commission Office.
(iv) submitting fabricated documents or            OF APPLICATIONS :                               Admission Certificate will bear the             (iii) A candidate must see that
       documents which have been                   (a) ONLINE                                      photograph of the candidate. If a candidate     communications sent to him/her at the
                                                   The Online Applications can be filled upto      does not receive his/her Admission              address stated in his/her application are
       tampered with, or
                                                   18th April, 2011 till 11.59 PM after which      Certificate or any other communication          redirected, if necessary. Change in
(v) making statements which are                    the link will be disabled.                      regarding his/her candidature for the           address should be communicated to the
       incorrect or false or suppressing           (b) However, the candidates residing in         examination 3 weeks before the                  Commission at the earliest opportunity.
       material information, or                    Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh,            commencement of the examination, he/            Although the Commission make every
(vi) resorting to the following means in           Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura,            she should at once contact the                  effort to take account of such changes, they
       connection with his/her candidature         Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul and             Commission. On receipt of such a                cannot accept any responsibility in the
       for the examination, namely                 Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of        communication, Admission Certificate or         matter.
                                                   Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh,            a duplicate copy thereto will be issued to      (iv) If a candidate receives an admission
       (a) obtaining copy of question paper        Andaman and Nicobar Islands or                  the admitted candidate. Information in this     certificate in respect of some other
            through improper means,                Lakshadweep have the option to apply            regard can also be obtained from the            candidate on account of handling error, the
       (b) finding out the particulars of the      offline. For these candidates, if applying,     Facilitation Counter located in the             same should immediately be returned to
            persons connected with secret          the last date for receipt of applications is    Commission’s office either in person or         the Commission with a request to issue
            work relating to the examination,      25th April, 2011. All candidates applying       over phone Nos. 011-23381125/011-               the correct Admission Certificate.
                                                   offline should note that the Offline            23385271/011-23098543. In case no               Candidates may note that they will not be
       (c) influencing the examiners, or
                                                   Applications will be accepted only by           communication is received in the                allowed to take the examination on the
(vii) using unfair means during the                Post/Speed Post from the Post Offices           Commission’s office from the candidate          strength of an Admission Certificate issued
       examination, or                             located in the Specified Remote Areas.          regarding non-receipt of his/her                in respect of another candidate.
(viii) writing obscene matter or drawing           Candidates who are claiming the benefit         admission certificate at least 3 weeks          IMPORTANT : ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO
       obscene sketches in the scripts, or         of extended time should clearly indicate        before the examination, he/she himself/         THE         COMMISSION            SHOULD
(ix) misbehaving in the examination hall           in column 13 of the Application Form, the       herself will be solely responsible for non-     INVARIABLY CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING
       including tearing of the scripts,           area code of the particular area or region      receipt of his/her Admission Certificate.       PARTICULARS.
       provoking fellow examinees to boycott       (e.g. Assam, Meghalaya, J&K etc.) where         It may be noted that the Admission
                                                                                                                                                   1.      NAME AND YEAR OF THE
                                                   they are residing. In case they fail to do      Certificate will be issued at the address
       examination, creating disorderly                                                                                                                    EXAMINATION
                                                   so, the benefit of extended time will not be    as photocopied from the Application Form
       scene and the like, or                                                                      filled in by the candidate. The candidate       2.      APPLICATION FORM NUMBER
                                                   allowed to them.
(x) harassing or doing bodily harm to the          NOTE : Candidates should clearly note           should, therefore, ensure that address          3.      ROLL NUMBER (IF RECEIVED)
       staff employed by the Commission for        that the Commission will in no case be          given by him/her in the Application Form is     4.      NAME OF CANDIDATE (IN FULL
       the conduct of their examinations, or       responsible for non-receipt of their            correct and complete with pin code.                     AND IN BLOCK LETTERS)
(xi) being in possession of or using               application or any delay in receipt thereof     No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to      5.      COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS AS
       mobile phone, pager or any electronic       on any account whatsoever. No                   take the examination unless he/she holds                GIVEN IN THE APPLICATION.
       equipment or device or any other            application received after the prescribed       a certificate of admission for the              N.B.I:       COMMUNICATION             NOT
       equipment capable of being used as          last date will be entertained under any         examination. On receipt of Admission            CONTAINING THE ABOVE PARTI-
       a communication device during the           circumstances and all the late applications     Certificate, candidates should check it         CULARS MAY NOT BE ATTENDED TO.
       examination; or                             will be summarily rejected. They should         carefully and bring discrepancies/errors,       N.B.II : IF A LETTER/COMMUNICATION
(xii) violating any of the instructions issued     therefore, ensure that their applications       if any, to the notice of UPSC immediately.      IS RECEIVED FROM A CANDIDATE
       to candidates along with their              reach the Commission’s Office on or             The candidates should note that their           AFTER AN EXAMINATION HAS BEEN
       admission certificates permitting           before the prescribed last date.                admission to the examination will be            HELD AND IT DOES NOT GIVE HIS/HER
       them to take the examination, or            7. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF OFFLINE                   purely provisional based on the information     FULL NAME AND ROLL NUMBER, IT
(xiii) attempting to commit or as the case         APPLICATIONS :                                  given by them in the Application Form. This     WILL BE IGNORED AND NO ACTION
       may be abetting the commission of           Immediately on receipt of an offline            will be subject to verification of all the      WILL BE TAKEN THEREON.
       all or any of the acts specified in the     Application from a candidate belonging          eligibility conditions by the UPSC.             N.B. III : CANDIDATE SHOULD ALSO
       foregoing clauses; may in addition to       to specified remote areas, the                  The mere fact that a certificate of             NOTE DOWN THEIR APPLICATION
       rendering himself/herself liable to         Acknowledgement Card submitted by him/          admission to the examination has been           FORM NUMBER FOR FUTURE
       criminal prosecution, be liable             her along with the Application Form will        issued to a candidate, will not imply that      REFERENCE.
       (a) to be disqualified by the               be despatched to him/her by the                 the Commission has finally cleared his/         9. NO REQUEST FOR WITH DRAWAL OF
            Commission           from        the   Commission’s office duly stamped in token       her candidature or that the Commission          CANDIDATURE RECEIVED FROM A
            examination for which he/she is        of receipt of his/her Application. If such a    has accepted entries made by the                CANDIDATE AFTER HE/SHE HAS
            a candidate and/or                     candidate does not receive the                  candidate in his/her application for the        SUBMITTED HIS/HER APPLICATION
       (b) to be debarred either permanently       Acknowledgement Card within 30 days,            examination as true and correct.                WILL BE ENTERTAINED UNDER ANY
            or for a specified period              he/she should at once contact the               Candidates may note that the                    CIRCUMSTANCES.
                                                   Commission by quoting his/her                   Commission takes up the verification of         10. Details about the scheme of
            (i) by the Commission from any
                                                   Application Form No. and name & year of         eligibility conditions of a candidate, with     examination, standard and syllabi of the
                 examination or selection held
                                                   examination. The mere fact that the             reference to original documents, only           subjects etc. may be seen in Appendix-I of
                 by them.
                                                   Commission has acknowledged a                   after the candidate has qualified for           this Notice.
            (ii) by the Central Government         candidate’s application does not mean
                 from any employment under                                                         Interview for Personality Test on the                     {KULDEEP KUMAR SAHARAWAT}
                                                   that the Commission has accepted his/her        results of the Written Examination.                                   DEPUTY SECRETARY
                 them, and                         candidature for the examination.                Unless candidature is formally confirmed            UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

                                                                                          SECTION- I
         PLAN OF EXAMINATION                       2. List of optional subjects: -                 (e) Of the Engineering subjects viz.            6.  If a candidate’s handwriting is not
The competitive examination for the Indian         i)    Agriculture                                   Agricultural Engineering, Chemical              easily legible, a deduction will be
Forest Service Comprises: -                        ii)   Agricultural Engineering                      Engineering, Civil Engineering and              made on this account from the total
(A) The       written      examination             iii)  Animal Husbandry & Veterinary                 Mechanical Engineering- not more                marks otherwise accruing to him/
     consisting of the following papers:-                Science                                       than one subject.                               her.
Paper I General English       300 marks            iv)   Botany                                    NOTE: The standard and syllabi of the           7. Marks will not be allotted for mere
Paper II General Knowledge 300 marks               v)    Chemistry                                     subjects mentioned above are given              superficial knowledge.
Paper III Any two subjects 200 marks               vi)   Chemical Engineering                          in Schedule to this Appendix.               8. Credit will be given for orderly, effective
          be selected                 for          vii) Civil Engineering                          General:                                            and exact expression combined with
Paper IV from the list of     each paper           viii) Forestry                                  1. All the question papers for the                  due economy of words in all subjects
                                                   ix)   Geology                                       examination will be of conventional             of the examination.
          the optional
                                                   x)    Mathematics                                   (essay) type.                               9. In the question papers, wherever
Paper V Subjects set out in
                                                   xi)   Mechanical Engineering                    2. ALL QUESTION PAPERS MUST BE                      required, SI units will be used.
          Para 2 below.                                                                                ANSWERED IN ENGLISH. QUESTION
                                                   xii) Physics                                                                                    10. Candidates should use only
Paper VI Each subject will                         xiii) Statistics                                    PAPERS WILL BE SET IN ENGLISH ONLY.             International form of Indian numerals
          have two papers.                         xiv) Zoology                                    3. The duration of each of the papers               (i.e. 1,2,3,4,5,6 etc.) while answering
                                                   Provided that the candidates will not be            referred to above will be three hours.          question papers.
(B)   Interview for Personality Test (See
                                                   allowed to offer the following combination      4. Candidates must write the papers in          11. Candidates will be allowed the use of
      Section-II of this Appendix) of such         of subjects: -                                      their own hand. In no circumstances,            Scientific (Non-Programmable type)
      candidates as may be called by the           (a) Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering        will they be allowed the help of a scribe       Calculators at the conventional type
      Commission-                                  (b) Agriculture and Animal Husbandry and            to write the answers for them.                  examination of UPSC. Programmable
                                                        Veterinary Science                         5. The Commission have discretion to                type calculators will, however, not be
      Maximum marks:               300 marks
                                                   (c) Chemistry and Chemical Engineering              fix qualifying marks in any or all the          allowed and the use of such
                                                   (d) Mathematics and Statistics.                     subjects of the examination.                    calculators shall tantamount to
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       resorting to unfair means by the             environment as factors of crop distribution        conservation and utilization. Application of   interpretation for land use, geology soil and
       candidates. Loaning or interchanging         and production. Climatic elements as               principles of plant breeding to the            forestry.
       of calculators in the Examination Hall       factors of crop growth, impact of changing         improvement of major field crops. Pure-        Remote sensing – merits and demerits of
       is not permitted.                            environment on cropping pattern as                 line selection, pedigree, mass and             conventional and remote sensing
                    SECTION-II                      indicators of environments. Environmental          recurrent selections, combining ability, its   approaches. Types of satellite images,
 PERSONALITY TEST- The candidates will              pollution and associated hazards to crops,         significance in plant breeding. Hybrid         fundamentals of satellite image
 be interviewed by a Board of competent             animals, and humans.                               vigour and its exploitation, backcross         interpretation, techniques of visual and
 and unbiased observers who will have               Cropping pattern in different agro-climatic        method of breeding, breeding for disease       digital interpretations for soil, water and
 before them a record of their career. The          zones of the country. Impact of high-yielding      and pest resistance, role of interspecific     land use management. Use of GIS in
 object of the interview is to assess the           and short-duration varieties on shifts in          and intergeneric hybridization. Role of        planning and development of watersheds,
 personal suitability of the candidate for the      cropping pattern. Concepts of multiple             biotechnology in plant breeding. Improved      forests including forest cover, water
 Service. The candidate will be expected to         cropping, multi-storey, relay and inter-           varieties, hybrids, composites of various      resources etc.
 have taken an intelligent interest not only        cropping, and their importance in relation         crop plants.                                                    Section- B
 in his/her subjects of academic study but          to food production. Package of practices           Seed technology, its importance. Different     3. Irrigation and Drainage: Sources of
 also in events which are happening around          for production of important cereals, pulses,       kinds of seeds and their seed production       water for irrigation. Planning and design
 him/her both within and outside his/her            oil seeds, fibres, sugar, commercial and           and processing techniques. Role of public      of minor irrigation projects. Techniques of
 own State or Country, as well as in modern                                                            and private sectors in seed production,        measuring soil moisture – laboratory and
                                                    fooder crops grown during Kharif and Rabi
 currents of thoughts and in new                                                                       processing and marketing in India.             in situ, soil – water plant relationships.
                                                    seasons in different regions of the country.
 discoveries which should rouse the                                                                    Physiology and its significance in             Water requirement of crops. Planning
                                                    Important features, scope and propagation
 curiosity of well-educated youth.                                                                     agriculture, Imbibition, surface tension,      conjunctive use of surface and ground
                                                    of various types of forestry plantations such
 2. The technique of the interview is not that                                                         diffusion and osmosis. Absorption and          water. Measurement of irrigation water,
 of a strict cross examination, but of a natural,   as extension, social forestry, agro-forestry
                                                                                                       translocation of water, transpiration and      measuring devices – orifices, weirs and
 though        directed     and     purposive       and natural forests.
                                                                                                       water economy. Enzymes and plant               flumes. Methods of irrigation – surface,
 conversation, intended to reveal mental            Weeds,          their       characteristics,
                                                                                                       pigments;        photosynthesis-modern         sprinkler and drip, fertigation. Irrigation
 qualities of the candidate. The Board will         dissemination and association with
                                                                                                       concepts and factors affecting the process,    efficiencies and their estimation. Design
 pay special attention to assessing the             various crops; their multiplications; cultural,
                                                                                                       aerobic and nonaerobic respiration; c, c       and construction of canals, field channels,
 intellectual curiosity, critical powers of         biological and chemical control of weeds.
                                                                                                       and CAM mechanisms. Carbohydrate,              underground pipelines, head-gates,
 observation and assimilation, balance of           Soil-physical, chemical and biological
                                                                                                       protein and fat metabolism.                    diversion boxes and structures for road
 judgement and alertness of mind,                   properties. Processes and factors of soil          Growth and development; photoperiodism
 initiative, tact, capacity for leadership; the     formation. Modern classification of Indian                                                        crossing.
                                                                                                       and vernalization. Auxins, hormones and
 ability for social cohesion, mental and            soils, Mineral and organic constituents of                                                        Occurrence of ground water, hydraulics of
                                                                                                       other plant regulators and their
 physical energy and powers of practical            soils and their role in maintaining soil                                                          wells, types of wells (tube wells and open
                                                                                                       mechanism of action and importance in
 application; integrity of character; and other     productivity. Essential plant nutrients and                                                       wells) and their construction. Well
                                                                                                       agriculture.       Physiology of seed
 qualities such as topographical sense,             other beneficial elements in soils and                                                            development and testing. Pumps-types,
                                                                                                       development and germination; dormancy.
 love for out-door life and the desire to           plants. Principles of soil fertility and its                                                      selection and installation. Rehabilitation
                                                                                                       Climatic requirements and cultivation of
 explore unknown and out of way places.             evaluation for judicious fertiliser use,                                                          of sick and failed wells.
                                                                                                       major fruits, plants, vegetable crops and
                 SCHEDULE                           integrated nutrient management. Losses             flower plants; the package of practices and    Drainage causes of water logging and salt
 The standard of papers in General English          of nitrogen in soil, nitrogen-use efficiency       their scientific basis. Handling and           problems. Methods of drainage – drainage
 and General Knowledge will be such as              in submerged rice soils, nitrogen fixation         marketing problems of fruit and                of irrigated and unirrigated lands, design
 may be expected of a Science or                    in soils. Fixation of phosphorus and               vegetables. Principal methods of               of surface, sub-surface and vertical
                                                    potassium in soils and the scope for their         preservation of important fruits and           drainage systems. Improvement and
 Engineering graduate of an Indian
                                                    efficient use. Problem soils and their             vegetable        products,     processing      utilization of poor quality water.
                                                    reclamation methods.                               techniques and equipment. Role of fruits       Reclamation of saline and alkali soils.
                                                    Soil conservation planning on watershed            and vegetables in human nutrition.             Economics of irrigation and drainage
                                                    basis, Erosion and run-off management              Raising of ornamental plants and design        systems. Use of waste water for irrigation
                                                    in hilly, foot hills and valley lands;             and layout of lawns and gardens.               – standards of waste water for sustained
                                                    processes and factors affecting them. Dry          Diseases and pests of field vegetables,        irrigation, feasibility and economics.
                                                    land agriculture and its problems.                 orchard and plantation crops of India.         4. Agricultural Structures: Site selection,
                                                    Technology of stabilising agriculture              Causes and classification of plant pests       design and construction of farmstead –
                                                    production in rain fed agriculture area.           and diseases. Principles of control of plant   farm house, cattle shed, dairy barn, poultry
                                                    Water-use efficiency in relation to crop           pests and diseases. Biological control of      shed, hog housing, machinery and
                                                    production, criteria for scheduling                pests and diseases. Integrated pest and        implement shed, storage structures for
                                                    irrigations, ways and means of reducing            disease management. Epidemiology and           food grains, feed and forage. Design and
 There will be no practical examination in
                                                    run-off losses of irrigation water. Drip and       forecasting. Pesticides, their formulations    construction of fences and farm roads.
 any of the subjects.
                                                    sprinkler irrigation. Drainage of water-           and modes of action. Compatibility with        Structures for plant environment – green
           GENERAL ENGLISH                                                                             rhizobial inoculants. Microbial Toxins.        houses, poly houses and shade houses.
                                                    logged soils, quality of irrigation water,
 Candidates will be required to write an            effect of industrial effluents on soils and        Storage pests and diseases of cereals and      Common building materials used in
 essay in English. Other questions will be          water pollution.                                   pulses and their control.                      construction – timber, brick, stone, tiles,
 designed to test their understanding of            Farm management, scope, important and              Food production and consumption trends         concrete etc. and their properties. Water
 English and workmanlike use of words.              characteristics, farm planning. Optimum            in India. National and International food      supply, drainage and sanitation systems.
 Passages will usually be set for summary           resources use and budgeting. Economics             policies. Production, procurement,                                PAPER-II
 or précis.                                         of different types of farming systems.             distribution and processing constraints.                        Section- A
         GENERAL KNOWLEDGE                          Marketing and pricing of agricultural inputs       Relation of food production to national        1. Farm power and machinery: Agricultural
 General Knowledge including knowledge              and outputs, price fluctuations and their          dietary pattern, major deficiencies of         mechanization and its scope. Sources of
 of current events and of such matters of           cost; role of co-operatives in agricultural        calorie and protein.
                                                                                                                                                      farm      power        –    animate      and
 every day observation and experience in            economy; types and systems of farming                                                             electromechanical. Thermodynamics,
                                                                                                          AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
 their scientific aspects as may be expected        and factors affecting them.                                                                       construction and working of internal
 of an educated person who has not made             Agricultural extension, its importance and                                                        combustion engines. Fuel, ignition,
                                                                                                                        Section- A
 a special study of any scientific subject.         role, methods of evaluation of extension
                                                                                                       1. Soil and Water Conservation: Scope of       lubrication, cooling and governing system
 The paper will also include questions on           programmes, socio-economic survey and
                                                                                                       soil and water conservation. Mechanics         of IC engines. Different types of tractors
 Indian Polity including the political system       status of big, small and marginal farmers
                                                                                                       and types of erosion, their causes.            and power tillers. Power transmission,
 and the Constitution of India, History of          and landless agricultural labourers; farm
                                                                                                       Mechanics and types of erosion, their          ground drive, power take off (p.t.o.) and
 India and Geography of a nature which the          mechanization and its role in agricultural
                                                                                                       causes. Rainfall, runoff and sedimentation     control systems. Operation and
 candidate should be able to answer                 production and rural employment. Training
                                                                                                       relationships and their measurement. Soil      maintenance of farm machinery for primary
 without special study.                             programmes for extension workers; lab-
                                                                                                       erosion control measures – biological and      and secondary tillage. Traction theory.
          OPTIONAL SUBJECTS                         to-land programmes.
                                                                                                       engineering including stream bank              Sowing transplanting and interculture
  Total number of questions in the                                                                     protection-vegetative barriers, contour        implements and tools. Plant protection
                                                    Cell Theory, cell structure, cell organelles       bunds, contour trenches, contour stone
  question papers of optional subjects                                                                                                                equipment – spraying and dusting.
                                                    and their function, cell division, nucleic         walls, contour ditches, terraces, outlets
  will be eight. All questions will carry                                                                                                             Harvesting, threshing and combining
                                                    acids-structure and function, gene                 and grassed waterways. Gully control
  equal marks. Each paper will be                                                                                                                     equipment. Machinery for earth moving and
  divided into two parts, viz. Part A and           structure and function. Laws of heredity,          structures - temporary and permanent –
                                                                                                                                                      land development – methods and cost
  Part B, each part containing four                 their significance in plant breeding.              design of permanent soil conservation
                                                                                                                                                      estimation. Ergonomics of man-machine
  questions. Out of eight questions, five           Chromosome structure, chromosomal                  structures such as chute, drop and drop
                                                                                                       inlet spillways. Design of farm ponds and      system. Machinery for horticulture and
  questions are to be attempted. One                aberrations, linkage and cross-over and
                                                                                                       percolation ponds. Principles of flood         agro-forestry, feeds and forages. Haulage
  question in each part will be                     their significance in recombination
                                                                                                       control – flood routing. Watershed             of agricultural and forest produce.
  compulsory. Candidates will be                    breeding. Polyploidy, euploids and an-
                                                                                                       Management – investigation, planning and       2. Agro-energy: Energy requirements of
  required to answer three more                     euploids. Mutation- micro and macro-and
                                                                                                       implementation – selection of priority         agricultural operations and agro-
  questions out of the remaining six
                                                    their role in crop improvement. Variation,         areas and water shed work plan, water          processing. Selection, installation, safety
  questions, taking at least one question
  from each part. In this way, at least             components of variation. Heritability, sterility   harvesting and moisture conservation.          and maintenance of electric motors for
  two questions will be attempted from              and incompatibility, classification and their      Land development – levelling, estimation       agricultural applications. Solar (thermal
  each Part i.e. one compulsory                     application in crop improvement.                   of earth volumes and costing. Wind             and photovoltic), wind and bio-gas energy
  question plus one more.                           Cytoplasmic inheritance, sex-linked, sex-          Erosion process – design of shelter belts      and their utilization in agriculture.
                                                    influenced and sex-limited characters.             and wind brakes and their management.          Gasification of biomass for running IC
               AGRICULTURE                          History of plant breeding. Modes of                Forest (Conservation) Act.                     engines and for electric power generation.
                  PAPER-I                                                                              2. Aerial Photography and Remote               Energy efficient cooking stoves and
                                                    reproduction, selfing and crossing
 Ecology and its relevance to man, natural                                                             Sensing: Basic characteristics of              alternate cooking fuels. Distribution of
                                                    techniques. Origin and evolution of crop
 resources, their sustainable management                                                               photographic images, interpretation keys,      electricity for agricultural and agro-
                                                    plants, centre of origin, law of homologous                                                       industrial applications.
 and conservation. Physical and Social                                                                 equipment for interpretation, imagery
                                                    series, crop genetic resources-
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                   Section- B                    2.3      Environmental           Physiology:                         PAPER-II                    anaesthetics-Autacoids-Antimicrobials
3. Agricultural Process Engineering: Post        Physiological relations and their                 1. Health and Hygiene                          and principles of chemotherapy in
harvest technology of crops and its scope.       regulation; mechanisms of adaption,               1.1 Histology and Histological                 microbial injections-use of hormones in
Engineering properties of agricultural           environmental factors and regulatory              Techniques:                Stains-Chemical     therapeutics-chemotherapy of parasitic
produces and by-products. Unit operations        mechanism involved in animal behaviour,           classification of stains used in biological    infections-Drug and economic persons in
cleaning grading, size reduction,                methods of controlling climatic stress.           work-principles of staining tissues-           the Edible tissues of animals-
densification, concentration, drying/            2.4 Semen quality: Preservation and               mordants-progressive & regressive              chemotherapy of Neoplastic diseases.
dehydration, evaporation, filtration, freezing   Artificial insemination-Components of             stains-differential staining of cytoplasmic    1.7 Veterinary Hygiene with reference to
and packaging of agricultural produces           semen, composition of spermatozoa,                and connective tissue elements-Methods         water, air and habitation: Assessment of
and by-products. Material handling               chemical and physical properties of               of preparation and processing of tissues-      pollution of water, air and soil-importance
equipment-belt and screw conveyors,              ejaculated semen, factors affecting semen         celloidin embedding-Freezing microtomy-        of climate in animal health-effect of
bucket elevators, their capacity and power       in vivo and in vitro. Factors affecting           Microscopy-Bright field microscope and         environment on animal function and
requirement.                                     semen        production        and     quality    electron microscope. Cytology-structure of     performance-relationship           between
Processing of milk and dairy products –          preservation, composition of diluents,            cell, organells & inclusions; cell division-   industrialisation and animal agriculture-
homogenisation, cream separation,                sperm concentration, transport of diluted         cell types-Tissues and their classification-   animal housing requirements for specific
pasteurisation, sterilization, spray and         semen. Deep freezing techniques in cows,          embryonic and adult tissues-Comparative        categories of domestic animals viz.
                                                 sheep and goats, swine and poultry.                                                              pregnant cows & sows, milking cows,
roller drying, butter making, ice cream,                                                           histology of organs:- vascular, nervous,
                                                 Detection of oestrus and time of                                                                 broiler birds-stress, strain & productivity in
cheese and shrikhand manufacture.                                                                  digestive, respiratory, musculo-skeletal
                                                 insemination for better conception.                                                              relation to animal habitation.
Waste and by-product utilization rice husk,                                                        and urogenital systems-Endocrine
                                                 3.     Livestock        Production        and                                                    2. Animal Diseases:
rice bran, sugarcane bagasse, plant                                                                glands-Integuments-sense organs.
                                                 Management :                                                                                     2.1 Pathogenesis, symptoms, post-
residues and coir pith.                                                                            1.2 Embryology : Embryology of
                                                 3.1 Commercial Dairy Farming-                                                                    mortem lesions, diagnosis, and control of
4. Instrumentation and computer                                                                    vertebrates with special reference to aves     infection diseases of cattle, pigs and
applications in Agricultural Engineering:        Comparison of dairy farming in India with         and domestic mammals-gametogenesis-            poultry, horses, sheep and goats.
Electronic devices and their characteristics     advanced countries. Dairying under fixed          fertilization-germ layers-foetal membranes     2.2 Etiology, symptoms, diagnosis,
rectifiers, amplifiers, oscillators, multi-      farming and as a specialised farming,             & placentation-types of placenta in            treatment of production diseases of cattle,
vibrators. Digital circuits–sequential and       economic dairy farming, Starting of a dairy       domestic mammals -Teratology-twin &            pig and poultry.
combinational system. Application of             farm. Capital and land requirement,               twinning-organogenesis-germ layer              2.3 Deficiency diseases of domestic
microprocessors in data acquisition and          organisation of the dairy farm.                   derivatives-endodermal, mesodermal and         animals and birds.
control of agricultural engineering              Procurement of goods; opportunities in            ectodermal derivatives.                        2.4 Diagnosis and treatment of non-
processes-measurement systems for                dairy farming, factors determining the            1.3 Bovine Anatomy- Regional Anatomy:          specific condition like impaction, Bloat,
level, flow, strain, force, torque, power,       efficiency of dairy animal, Herd recording,       Paranasal sinuses of OX-surface anatomy        Diarrhoea, Indigestion, dehydration,
pressure, vacuum and temperature.                budgeting cost of milk production; pricing        of salivary glands. Regional anatomy of        stroke, poisoning.
Computer– introduction, input/output             policy;      Personnel         Management.        infra-orbital, maxillary, mandibuloalveolar,   2.5 Diagnosis and treatment of
devices, central processing unit, memory         Developing Practical and Economic ration          mental & coronal nerve block-regional          neurological disorders.
devices, operating systems, processors,          for dairy cattle; supply of greens throughout     anatomy of paravertebral nerves, pudental      2.6 Principles and methods of
keyboards and printers. Algorithms,              the year, field and fodder requirements of        nerve, median, ulnar & raidal nerves-tibial,   immunisation of animals against specific
flowchart specification, programme               Dairy Farm, Feeding regimes for day and           fibular and digital nerves-Cranial nerves-     diseases-hard immunity-disease free
translation and problem analysis in              young stock and bulls, heifers and                structures       involved     in   epidural    zones-‘Zero’        disease        concept-
Agricultural Engineering. Multimedia and         breeding animals, new trends in feeding           anaesthesia-superficial lymph nodes-           chemoprophylaxis.
Audio-Visual aids.                               young and adult stock; feeding records.           surface anatomy of visceral organs of          2.7 Anaesthesia-local, regional and
        ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND                     3.2 Commercial meat, egg and wool                 thoracic, abdominal and plevic cavities-       general-preanaesthetic medication,
                                                 production: Development of practical and          comparative features of locomotor              Symptoms and surgical interference in
                                                 economic rations for sheep, goats, pigs,          apparatus & their application in the           fractures and dislocation, Hernia, choking,
                     PAPER-I                     rabbits and poultry. Supply of greens,            biomechanics of mammalian body.                abomassal displacement-Caesarian
1. Animal Nutrition-Energy sources,              fodder, feeding regimens for young and            1.4 Anatomy of Fowl: Musculo-skeletal          operations, Rumenotomy-Castrations.
energy, metabolism and requirements for          mature stock. New trends in enhancing             system-functional anatomy in relation to       2.8 Disease investigation techniques-
maintenance and production of milk, meat,        production and management. Capital and            respiration and flying, digestion and egg      Materials for laboratory investigation -
eggs and wool. Evaluation of feeds as            land requirements and socio-economic              production.                                    Establishment Animal Health Centres-
sources of energy.                               concept.                                          1.5 Physiology of blood and its circulation,   Disease free zone.
1.1 Trends in protein nutrition : sources of     3.3 Feeding and management of animals             respiration; excretion, Endocrine glands       3. Veterinary public Health :
protein metabolism and synthesis, protein        under drought, flood and other natural            in health and disease:                         3.1 Zoonoses: Classification, definition;
quantity and quality in relation to              calamities.                                       1.5.1 Blood constituents : Properties and      role of animals and birds in prevalence
requirements. Energy protein ratios in           4. Genetics and Animal Breeding: Mitosis                                                         and transmission of zoonotic diseases-
ration.                                                                                            functions-blood          cell    formation-
                                                 and Meiosis; Mendelian inheritance;                                                              occupational zoonotic diseases.
1.2 Minerals in animal diet : Sources,                                                             Haemoglobin synthesis and chemistry-
                                                 deviations to Mendelian genetics;                                                                3.2 Epidemiology: Principles, definition of
functions, requirements and their                                                                  plasma proteins production, classification
                                                 Expression of genes; Linkage and                                                                 epidemiological terms, application of
relationship of the basic minerals nutrients                                                       and properties; coagulation of blood;
                                                 crossing over; Sex determination, sex                                                            epidemiological measures in the study of
including trace elements.                                                                          Haemorrhagic disorders-anticoagulants-
                                                 influenced and sex limited characters;                                                           diseases       and     disease      control,
1.3 Vitamins, Hormones and Growth                                                                  blood groups-Blood volume-plasma
                                                 Blood groups and polymorphism;                                                                   Epidemiological features of air, water and
stimulating substances: Sources,                                                                   expanders-Buffer systems in blood,
                                                 Chromosome abberations; Gene and its                                                             food borne infections.
functions, requirements and inter-                                                                 Biochemical tests and their significance
                                                 structure; DNA as a genetic material;                                                            3.3 Veterinary Jurisprudence: Rules and
relationship with minerals.                                                                        in disease diagnosis.
                                                 Genetic code and protein synthesis;                                                              Regulations for improvement of animal
1.4 Advances in Ruminant Nutrition-Dairy                                                           1.5.2 Circulation : Physiology of heart,
                                                 Recombinant DNA technology, Mutations,                                                           quality and prevention of animal diseases-
Cattle: Nutrients and their metabolism with                                                        cardiac cycle-heart sounds, heart beat,        state and control Rules for prevention of
                                                 types of mutations, methods for detecting         electrocardiograms, Work and efficiency of
reference to milk production and its             mutations and mutation rate.                                                                     animal and animal product borne
composition. Nutrient requirements of                                                              heart-effect of ions on heart function-        diseases-S.P.C.A.- veterolegal cases-
                                                 4.1 Population Genetics Applied to Animal         metabolism of cardiac muscle, nervous and
calves, heifers, dry and milking cows and        Breeding : Quantitative Vs. qualitative traits;                                                  certificates-Materials and Methods of
buffaloes. Limitations of various feeding                                                          chemical regulation of heart, effect of        collection of samples for veterolegal
                                                 Hardy Weinberg Law; Population Vs.                temperature and stress on heart, blood
systems.                                         individual; Gene and genotypic frequency;                                                        investigation.
1.5 Advances in Non-Ruminant Nutrition-                                                            pressure and hypertension Osmotic              4. Milk and Milk Products Technology:
                                                 Forces changing gene frequency; Random            regulation, arterial pulse, vasomotor
Poultry-Nutrients their metabolism with          drift and small populations; Theory of path                                                      4.1 Milk Technology: Organization of rural
reference to poultry, meat and egg                                                                 regulation of circulation, shock. Coronary &   milk procurement, collection and transport
                                                 coefficient; Inbreeding, methods of               pulmonary circulation, Blood-Brain barrier-
production, Nutrients requirements and                                                                                                            of raw milk.
                                                 estimating inbreeding coefficient; systems        Cerebrospinal fluid-circulation in birds.
feed formulation and broilers at different                                                                                                        Quality, testing and grading raw milk,
                                                 of inbreeding; Effective population size;         1.5.3 Respiration : Mechanism of
ages.                                                                                                                                             Quality storage grades of whole milk,
                                                 Breeding value, estimation of breeding            respiration, Transport and exchange of
1.6 Advances in Non-Ruminant Nutrition-                                                                                                           Skimmed milk and cream.
                                                 value, dominance and epistemic deviation;         gases-neural control of respiration-
Swine-Nutrients and their metabolism with                                                                                                         Processing,        packaging,       storing,
                                                 partitioning of variation; Genotype X             chemoreceptors-hypoxia-respiration in
special reference to growth and quality of                                                                                                        distributing, marketing defects and their
                                                 environment correlation and genotype X            birds.                                         control and nutritive properties of the
meat production, Nutrient requirement and
                                                 environment interaction; Role of multiple         1.5.4 Excretion : Structure and function of    following milks:
feed formulation for baby-growing and
finishing pigs.                                  measurements; Resemblance between                 kidney-formation of urinemethods of            Pasteurized, standardized, toned, double
1.7 Advances in Applied Animal Nutrition-A       relatives.                                        studying renal function-renal regulation of    toned,      sterilized,      homogenized,
critical review and evaluation of feeding        4.2 Breeding Systems : Heritability,              acid-base balance; physiological               reconstituted, recombined and flavoured
experiments, digestibility and balance           repeatability and genetic and phenotypic          constituents of urine-renal failure-passive    milks. Preparation of cultured milks,
studies. Feeding standards and                   correlations, their methods of estimation         venous congestion-Urinary recreation in        cultures and their management, youghurt,
measures of food energy. Nutrition               and precision of estimates; Aids to               chicken-Sweat glands and their function.       Dahi, Lassi and Srikhand. Preparation of
requirements for growth, maintenance and         selection and their relative merits;              Biochemical tests for urinary dysfunction.     flavoured and sterlized milks; Legal
production. Balanced rations.                    individuals, pedigree, family and within          1.5.5 Endocrine glands: Functional             standards, Sanitation requirement for
2. Animal Physiology                             family selection; Progeny testing; Methods                                                       clean and safe milk and for the milk plant
                                                                                                   disorders, their symptoms and diagnosis.
2.1 Growth and Animal Production:
                                                 of selection; Construction of selection           Synthesis of hormones, mechanism and           equipment.
Prenatal and postnatal growth, maturation,
growth curves, measures of growth,               indices and their uses; Comparative               control of secretion-hormonal receptors-       4.2 Milk Products Technology: Selection
factors affecting growth, conformation, body     evaluation of genetic gains through various       classification and function.                   of raw materials, assembling, production,
composition, meat quality.                       selection methods; Indirect selection and         1.6 General knowledge of pharmacology          processing, storing, distributing and
2.2 Milk Production and Reproduction and         Correlated response; Inbreeding,                  and therapeutics of drugs: Cellular level      marketing milk products such as Butter,
Digestion: Current status of hormonal            upgrading, cross-breeding and synthesis           of pharmacodynamics and pharma-                Ghee, Khoa, Channa, Cheese;
control of mammary development, milk             of breeds; Crossing of inbred lines for           cokinetics-Drugs acting on fluids and          Condensed, evaporated, dried milk and
secretion and milk ejection. Male and            commercial production; Selection for              electrolyte balance-drugs acting on            baby food, Ice cream and Kulfi; by products;
Female reproduction organ, their                 general and specific combining ability;           Autonomic nervous system-Modern                whey products, butter milk, lactose and
components and function. Digestive                                                                 concepts of anaesthesia and dissociative       casein, Testing Grading, judging milk
                                                 Breeding for threshold character.
organs and their functions.
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 products-BIS and Agmark specifications,        Poaceae (Gramineae), Arecaceae                    Photoperiodism         and         flowering,      miscible liquids-upper and lower critical
 legal standards, quality control nutritive     (Palmae),        Liliaceae,      Musaceae,        vernalization, senescence. Growth                  solution temperatures; partial molar
 properties, Packaging, processing and          Orchidaceae.                                      substances-their chemical nature, role             quantities, their significance and
 operational control Costs.                     Stomata and their types. Anomalous                and applications in agri-horticulture,             determination; excess thermodynamic
 5. Meat Hygiene and Technology:                secondary growth, Anatomy of C3 and C4            growth indices, growth movements. Stress           functions and their determination.
 5.1 Meat Hygiene:                              plants.                                           physiology (heat, water, salinity, metal). Fruit   7. Electrochemistry :
 5.1.1 Ante mortem care and management          Development of male and female                    and seed physiology. Dormancy, storage             Debye-Huckel theory of strong electrolytes
 of food animals, stunning, slaughter and       gametophytes, pollination, fertilization.         and germination of seed. Fruit ripening –          and Debye-Huckel limiting Law for various
 dressing        operations;         abattoir   Endosperm-its development and function.           its molecular basis and manipulation.              equilibrium and transport properties.
 requirements and designs; Meat                 Patterns of embryo development.                   5. Ecology and Plant Geography:                    Galvanic cells, concentration cells;
 inspection procedures and judgement of         Polymbryony, apoxmis, Applications of             Ecological factors, Concepts and                   electrochemical series, measurement of
 carcass meat cuts-drading of carcass           palynology.                                       dynamics of community. Plant succession.           e.m.f. of cells and its applications fuel cells
 meat cuts-duties and functions of              4. Plant Utility and Exploitation :               Concepts of biosphere, Ecosystems and              and batteries.
                                                Origin of cultivated plants, Vavilov’s centres
 Veterinarians in Wholesome meat                                                                  their conservation. Pollution and its control      Processes at electrodes; double layer at
                                                of origin. Plants as sources for food, fooder,
 production.                                                                                      (including phytoremediation).                      the interface; rate of charge transfer,
                                                fibres, spices, beverages, drugs, narcotics,
 5.1.2 Hygienic methods of handling                                                               Forest types of India – afforestation,             current density; over-potential; electro-
                                                insecticides, timber, gums, resins and
 production of meat-spoilage of meat and                                                          deforestation and social forestry.                 analytical        techniques-voltameter,
 control     measures-Post         slaughter                                                      Endangered plants, endemism and Red                polarography, ampero-metry, cyclic-
                                                Latex, cellulose Starch and their products.
 physicochemical changes in meat and            Perfumery. Importance of Ethnobotany in           Data Books. Biodiversity, Convention of            voltametry, ion selective electrodes and
 factors that influence them quality            Indian context. Energy plantation. Botanical      Biological Diversity, Sovereign Rights and         their use.
 improvement methods-Adulteration of            Gardens and Herbaria.                             intellectual        Property          Rights.      8. Chemical Kinetics :
 meat and defection-Regulatory provisions       5. Morphogenesis: Totipotency, polarity,          Biogeochemical cells, Global warming.              Concentration dependence of rate of
 in Meat trade and industry.                    symmetry and differentiation, Cell, tissue,                      CHEMISTRY                           reaction; defferential and integral rate
 5.2 Meat Technology :                          organ and protoplast culture, Somatic                                 PAPER-I                        equations for zeroth, first, second and
 5.2.1 Physical and chemical character-         hybrids and Cybrids.                              1. Atomic Structure :                              fractional order reactions. Rate equations
 istics of meat-meat emulsions-methods                               PAPER-II                     Quantum theory, Heisenberg’s uncertainity          involving reverse, parallel, consecutive and
 of preservation of meat-curing, canning,       1. Cell Biology: Techniques of Cell               principle, Schorodinger wave equation              chain reactions; effect of temperature and
 irradiation, packaging of meat and meat        Biology, Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells-        (time independent). Interpretation of wave         pressure on rate constant. Study of fast
 products; meat products and formulations.      structural and ultrastructural details.           function, particle in one-dimensional box,         reactions by stop-flow and relaxation
 5.3 By-products: Slaughter house by            Structure and function of extracellular           quantum numbers, hydrogen atom wave                methods, Collisions and transition state
 products and their utilisation-Edible and      matrix or ECM (cell wall) and membranes-          functions. Shapes of s, p and d orbitals.          theories.
 inedible by-products-social and economic       cell adhesion, membrane transport and             2. Chemical Bonding :                              9. Photochemistry :
 implications of proper utilisation of          vesicular transport-structure and function        Ionic bond, characteristics of ionic               Absorption of light; decay of excited state
 slaughter house by-products-Organ              of cell organelles (chloroplasts,                 compounds, factors affecting stability of          by different routes; photochemical
 products for food and pharmaceuticals.         mitochondria,          ER,      ribosome’s,       ionic compounds, lattice energy, Born-             reactions between hydrogen and halogens
 5.4 Poultry Products Technology:               endosomes, lysosomes, peroxisomes,                haber cycle; covalent bond and its general         and their quantum yields.
 Chemical composition and nutritive value       hydrogenosome). Nucleus, nucleolus,               characteristics, polarities of bonds in            10. Surface phenomena and catalysis :
 of poultry meat, pre slaughter care and        nuclear pore complex. Chromatin and               molecules and their dipole moments.                Adsorption from gases and solutions on
 management. Slaughtering techniques,           nucleosome. Cell signalling and cell              Valence bond theory, concept of resonance          solid adsorbents, adsorption isotherms-
 inspection, preservation of poultry meat       receptors. Signal transduction (G-1               and resonance energy. Molecular orbital            Langmuir and B.E.T. isotherms;
 and products. Legal and BIS standards.         proteins, etc.). Mitosis and meiosis;                                                                determination         of    surface     area,
                                                                                                  theory (LCAO method); bonding in homo-
 Structure, composition and nutritive value     molecular basis of cell cycle. Numerical                                                             characteristics and mechanism of reaction
                                                                                                  nuclear molecules; H2+, H2 to Ne 2, NO, CO,
 of eggs. Microbial spoilage. Preservation      and structural variations in chromosomes                                                             on heterogeneous catalysts.
                                                                                                  HF, CN, CN-, BeH2 and CO2. Comparison
 and maintenance. Marketing of poultry          and their significance. Study of polytene,                                                           11. Bio-inorganic chemistry :
                                                                                                  of valence bond and molecular orbital
 meat, eggs and products.                       lampbrush        and      B-chromosomes-                                                             Metal ions in biological systems and their
                                                                                                  theories, bond order, bond strength and
 5.5 Rabbit/Fur animal farming: Care and        structure, behaviour and significance.                                                               role in ion-transport across the
                                                2. Genetics, Molecular Biology and                bond length.
 management of rabbit meat production.                                                            3. Solid State :                                   membranes (molecular mechanism),
 Disposal and utilization of fur and wool and   Evolution: Development of genetics, and                                                              ionophores, photosynthesis – PSI, PSII;
                                                gene        versus      allele      concepts      Forms of solids, law of constancy of
 recycling of waste by-products. Grading of                                                                                                          nitrogen fixation, oxygen-uptake proteins,
                                                (Pseudoalleles). Quantitative genetics            interfacial angles, crystal systems and
 wool.                                                                                                                                               cytochromes and ferredoxins.
                                                and multiple factors. Linkage and crossing        crystal classes (crystallographic groups).
 6. Extension: Basic philosophy, objectives,                                                                                                         12. Coordination chemistry :
                                                over-methods of gene mapping including            Designation of crystal faces, lattice
 concept and principles of extension.                                                                                                                (a) Electronic configurations; introduction
                                                molecular maps (idea of mapping                   structures and unit cell. Laws of rational
 Different Methods adopted to educate                                                                                                                of theories of bonding in transition metal
                                                function). Sex chromosomes and sexlinked          indices. Bragg’s law. X-ray diffraction by
 farmers under rural conditions. Generation                                                                                                          complexes. Valence bond theory, crystal
                                                inheritance, sex determination and                crystals. Close packing, radious ratio rules,
 of technology, its transfer and feedback.                                                                                                           field theory and its modifications;
                                                molecular basis of sex differentiation.           calculation of some limiting radius ration
 Problems of constraints in transfer of                                                                                                              applications of theories in the explanation
                                                Mutation (biochemical and molecular               values. Structures of NaCl, ZnS, CsCl,
 technology.        Animal        husbandry                                                                                                          of magnetism and electronic spactra of
                                                basis). Cytoplasmic inheritance and               CaF2, Cdl2 and rutile. Imperfections in
 programmes for rural development.                                                                                                                   metal complexes.
                                                cytoplasmic genes (including genetics of          crystals, stoichiometric and non-
                  Botany                                                                                                                             (b)     Isomerism        in    coordination
                                                male sterility). Prions and prion                 stoichiometric defects, impurity defects,
                  PAPER-I                                                                                                                            compounds. IUPAC nomenclature of
                                                hypothesis.                                       semi-conductors, Elementary study of
 1. Microbiology and Plant Pathology:                                                                                                                coordination compounds; stereochemistry
                                                Structure and synthesis of nucleic acids          liquid crystals.
 Viruses, bacteria and plasmids-structure                                                                                                            of complexes with 4 and 6 coordination
                                                and protines. Genetic code and regulation         4. The gaseous state :
 and reproduction. General account of                                                                                                                numbers; chelate effect and polynuclear
                                                of gene expression. Multigene families.           Equation of state for real gases,
 infection, Phytoimmunology. Applications                                                                                                            complexes; trans effect and its theories;
                                                Organic evolution-evidences, mechanism            intermolecular interactions, liquification of
 of microbiology in agriculture, industry,                                                                                                           kinetics of substitution reactions in square-
                                                and theories. Role of RNA in origin and           gases and critical phenomena, Maxwell’s
 medicine and pollution control in air, soil                                                                                                         planer complexes; thermodynamic and
                                                evolution.                                        distribution of speeds, intermolecular
 and water.                                     3. Plant Breeding, Biotechnology and Bio-                                                            kinetic stability of complexes.
                                                                                                  collisions, collisions on the wall and
 Important plant diseases caused by             statistics: Methods of plant breeding-                                                               (c) Synthesis and structures of metal
                                                                                                  effusion.                                          carbonyls; carobxylate anions, cabonyl
 viruses, bacteria, mycoplasma, fungi and       introduction, selection and hybridisation         5. Thermodynamics and statistical
 nematodes. Mode of infection and               (pedigree, backcross, mass selection, bulk                                                           hydrides and metal nitrosyl compounds.
                                                                                                  thermodynamics :                                   (d) Complexes with aromatic systems,
 dissemination. Molecular basis of infection    method). Male sterility and heterosis             Thermodynamic systems, states and
 and     disease     resistance/defence.        breeding. Use of apomixes in plant                                                                   synthesis, structure and bonding in metal
                                                                                                  processes, work, heat and internal energy;         olefin complexes, alkyne complexes and
 Physiology of parasitism and control           breeding. Micropropagation and genetic            first law of thermodynamics, work done on
 measures. Fungal toxins.                       engineering methods of transfer of genes                                                             cyclopentadienyl complexes; coordinative
                                                                                                  the systems and heat absorbed in different         unsaturation, oxidative addition reactions,
 2. Cryptogams: Algae, Fungi, Bryophytes,       and transgenic crops; development and             types of processes; calorimetry, energy
 Pteridophytes-structure and reproduction       use of molecular markers in plant breeding.                                                          insertion reactions, fluxional molecules
                                                                                                  and enthalpy changes in various                    and their characterization. Compounds
 from evolutionary viewpoint. Distribution of   Standard deviation and coefficient of variation
                                                                                                  processes and their temperature                    with metal-metal bonds and metal atom
 Cryptogams in India and their economic         (CV). Tests of significance (Z-test, t-test and
                                                                                                  dependence.                                        clusters.
 potential.                                     chi-square tests). Probability and
                                                                                                  Second law of thermodynamics; entropy              13. General chemistry of ‘f` block
 3. Phanerogams: Gymnosperms:                   distributions (normal, binomial and Poisson
                                                                                                  as a state function, entropy changes in            elements :
 Concept       of     Progymonosperms.          distributions). Correlation and regression.
                                                                                                  various process, entropy-reversibility and         Lanthanides and actinides; separation,
 Classification and distribution of             4. Physiology and Biochemistry: Water
                                                                                                  irreversibility, Free energy functions; criteria   oxidation states, magnetic and spectral
 Gymnosperms. Salient features of               relations, Mineral nutrition and ion
                                                                                                  for equilibrium, relation between                  properties; lanthanide contraction.
 Cycadales, Conferrals and Gnetales, their      transport,       mineral       deficiencies.
                                                                                                  equilibrium constant and thermodynamic             14. Non-Aqueous Solvents :
 structures and reproduction. General           Photosynthesis-photochemical reactions,
                                                                                                  quantities; Nernst heat theorem and third          Reactions in liquid NH3, HF, SO2 and H2SO4
 account of Cycadofilicales, Bennettitales      photophosphory-lation and carbon
                                                                                                  law of thermodynamics.                             Failure of solvent system concept,
 and Cordaitales.                               pathways        including      C     pathway
                                                                                                  Micro and macro states; canonical                  coordination model of non-aqueous
 Angiosperms: Systematics, anatomy,             (photorespiration), C, C and CAM
                                                pathways. Respiration (anaerobic and              ensemble and canonical partition function;         solvents, Some highly acidic media, fluoro-
 embryology, palynology and phylogeny.
 Comparative account of various systems         aerobic, including fermentation)-electron         electronic, rotational and vibrational             sulphuric acid and super acids.
 of Angiosperm Classification. Study of         transport       chain      and      oxidative     partition functions and thermodynamic                                 PAPER-II
 angiospermic families-Magnoliaceae,            phosphorylation. Chemiosmotic theory              quantities; chemical equilibrium in ideal          1. Delocalised covalent bonding:
 Ranunculaceae, Brassicaceae (Cruci-            and ATP synthesis. Nitrogen fixation and          gas reactions.                                     Aromaticity, anti-aromaticity; annulenes,
 ferae), Rosaceae, Leguminosae,                 nitrogen        metabolism.        Enzymes,       6. Phase equilibria and solutions :                azulenes, tropolones, kekulene, fulvenes,
 Euphorbiaceae,               Malvaceae,                                                          Phase equilibria in pure substances;               sydones.
                                                coenzymes, energy transfer and energy
 Dipterocarpaceae,               Apiaceae                                                         Clausius-Clapeyron equation; phase
                                                conservation. Importance of secondary                                                                2 (a) Reaction mechanisms: General
 (Umbelliferae),        Asclepiadaceae,
                                                metabolites. Pigments as photoreceptors           diagram for a pure substance; phase                methods (both kinetic and non-kinetic) of
 Verbenaceae, Solanaceae, Rubiaceae,
 Cucurbitaceae, Asteraceae (Composite),         (plastidial pigments and phytochrome).            equilibria in binary systems, partially            study of mechanism or organic reactions
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illustrated by examples-use of isotopes,       complexes and free radicals.                      cycles-refrigeration and power.                  beam method, unit load method, Torsion
cross-over experiment, intermediate                  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING                        (c) Chemical Reaction Engineering :              of Shafts, Transmission of power, close
trapping, stereochemistry; energy                                  PAPER-I                       Batch reactors-kinetics of homogeneous           coiled helical springs, Elastic stability of
diagrams of simple organic reactions-                            Section- A                      reactions and interpretation of kinetic data.    columns, Euler’s Rankine’s and Secant
transition states and intermediates; energy    a) Fluid and Particle Dynamics :                  Ideal flow reactors-CSTR, plug flow              formulae. Principal Stresses and Strains
of activation; thermodynamic control and       Viscosity of fluids. Laminar and turbulent        reactors and their performance equations.        in two dimensions, Mohr’s Circle, Theories
kinetic control of reactions.                  flows. Equation of continuity and Navier-         Temperature effects and run-away                 of Elastic Failure, Thin and Thick cylinder;
(b) Reactive intermediates: Generation,        Strokes equation-Bernoulli’s theorem.             reactions. Heterogeneous reactions-              Stresses due to internal and external
geometry, stability and reactions of           Flow meters. Fluid drag and pressure drop         catalytic and non-catalytic and gas-solid        pressure- Lame’s equations.
carbonium and carbonium ions,                  due to friction, Reynold’s Number and             and gas-liquid reactions. Intrinsic kinetics     STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS:
carbanions, free radicals, carbenes,           friction factor-effect of pipe roughness.         and global rate concept. Importance of           Castiglianio’s theroems I and II, Unit load
benzynes and niternes.                         Economic pipe diameter. Pumps, water,             interphase and intraparticle mass transfer       method of consistent deformation applied
(c) Substitution reactions: SN1, SN2, SNi,     air/stream jet ejectors, compressors,             on performance. Effective-ness factor.           to beams and pin jointed trusses. Slope-
SN1', SN2', SNi' and SRN1 mechanisms;          blowers and fans. agitation and mixing of         Isothermal and non-isothermal reactors           deflection, moment distribution, Kani’s
neighbouring group participation;              liquids, Mixing of solids and pastes.             and reactor stability.                           method of analysis and column Analogy
electrophilic and nucleophilic reactions of    Crushing and Grinding Principles and                                                               method applied to indeterminate beams
                                                                                                                  Section- B
                                               equipment. Rittinger’s and Bond’s laws.
aromatic compound including simple                                                               (d) Chemical Technology :                        and rigid frames.
                                               Filtration and filtration equipment. Fluid-
heterocyclic compounds-pyrrole, furan                                                            Natural organic products-Wood and wood-          Rolling loads and influences lines:
                                               particle mechanics – free and hindered
thiophene, indole.                                                                               based chemicals, pulp and paper, Agro-           Influences lines for Shear Force and
                                               setting. Fluidisation and minimum
(d) Elimination reactions: E1, E2 and E1cb     fluidisation velocity, concepts of                industries–sugar, Edible oils extraction         Bending moment at a section of beam.
mechanism; orientation in E2 reactions-        compressible and incompressible flow.             (including tree based seeds), Soaps and          Criteria for maximum shear force and
Saytzeff and Hoffmann; pyrolytic syn           Transport of solids.                              detergents, Essential oils- Biomass              bending Moment in beams traversed by a
elimination-acetate pyrolysis, Chugaev         b) Mass Transfer :                                gasification (including biogas). Coal and        system of moving loads. Influences lines
and Cope eliminations.                         Molecular diffusion coefficients, First and       coal chemical, Petroleum and Natural gas-        for simply supported plane pin jointed
(e) Addition reactions: Electrophilic          second law and diffusion, mass transfer           Petroleum       refining    (Atmospheric         trusses.
addition to C-C and C=C; nucleophilic          coefficients, film and penetration theories       distillation/cracking/reforming)–Petro-          Arches: Three hinged, two hinged and fixed
addition to C=O, C-N, conjugated olefins       of mass transfer. Distillation, simple            chemical      industries-Polyethylene’s          arches, rib shortening and temperature
and carbonyls.                                 distillation, relative volatility, fractional     (LDPE/HDPE/LLDPE), Polyvinyl Chloride,           effects, influence lines in arches.
(f) Rearrangements: Pinacol-pinacolune,        distillation, plate and packed columns for        Polystyrene. Ammonia manufacture.                Matrix methods of analysis: Force method
Hoffmann, Beckmann, Baeyer-Villiger,           distillation. Calculation of theoretical          Cement and lime industries. Paints and           and displacement method of analysis of
Favorskii, Fries, Claisen, Cope, Stevens       number of plates. Liquid-liquid equilibria.       varnishes. Glass and ceramics.                   indeterminate beams and rigid frames.
and Wagner-Meerwein rearrangements.            Extraction – theory and practice; design of       Fermentation-alcohol and antibiotics.            Plastic Analysis of beams and frames:
3. Pericyclic reactions: Classification and    gas-absorption         columns.        Drying,    (e) Environmental Engineering and                Theory of plastic bending, plastic analysis,
examples; Woodward-Hoffmann rules-             Humidification,           dehumidification.       Safety :                                         statical method, Mechanism method.
electrocyclic reactions, cycloaddition         Crystallisation. Design of equipment.             Ecology and Environment. Sources of              Unsymmetrical bending: Moment of
reactions [2+2 and 4+2] and sigmatropic        c) Heat Transfer :                                pollutants in air and water. Green house         inertia, product of inertia, position of Neutral
shifts [1, 3; 3, 3 and 1, 5] FMO approach.     Conduction, thermal conductivity, extended        effect, ozone layer depletion, acid rain.        Axis and Principle axes, calculation of
                                               surface heat transfer.                            Micrometeorology and dispersion of
4. Chemistry and mechanism of                                                                                                                     bending stresses.
                                               Convection – free and forced. Heat transfer       pollutants in environment. Measurement
reactions: Aldol condensation (including                                                                                                                               Part-B
                                               coefficients – Nusselt Number. LMTD and           techniques of pollutant levels and their
directed aldol condensation), Claisen                                                                                                             DESIGN OF STRUCTURES: STEEL,
                                               effectiveness. NTU methods for the design         control strategies. Solid wastes, their
condensation, Dieckmann, Perkin,               of Double Pipe and Shell & Tube Heat                                                               CONCRETE              AND          MASONRY
                                                                                                 hazards and their disposal techniques.
Knoevenagel, Witting, Clemmensen,              Exchangers. Analogy between heat and                                                               STRUCTURES.
                                                                                                 Design and performance analysis of
Wolff-Kishner, Cannizzaro and von Richter      momentum transfer, Boiling and                                                                     STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN :
                                                                                                 pollution control equipment. Fire and
reactions; Stobbe, benzoin and acyloin         condensation heat transfer, Single and                                                             Structural Steel: Factors of safety and load
                                                                                                 explosion hazards rating – HAZOP and
condensations; Fischer indole synthesis,       multiple-effect evaporators. Radiation –                                                           factors, Rivetted, bolted and welded joints
                                                                                                 HAZAN. Emergency planning, disaster
Skraup synthesis, Bischler-Napieralski,        Stefan-Boltzman Law, emissivity and                                                                and connections. Design of tension and
                                                                                                 management. Environmental legislations–
Sandmeyer, Reimer-Tiemann and                  absorptivity. Calculation of heat load of a       water, air environment protection Acts.          compression member, beams of built up
Reformatsky reactions.                         furnace. Solar heaters.                           Forest (Conservation) Act.                       section, rivetted and welded plate girders,
5. Polymeric Systems :                                           Section – B                     (f) Process Engineering Economics :              gantry girders, stancheons with battens
(a) Physical Chemistry of polymers:            d) Novel Separation Processes :                   Fixed and working capital requirement for        and lacings, slab and gussetted column
Polymer          solutions     and     their   Equilibrium separation processesion-              a process industry and estimation                bases. Design of highway and railway
thermodynamic properties; number and           exchange, osmosis, electro-dialysis,              methods. Cost estimation and comparison          bridges: Through and deck type plate
weight average molecular weights of            reverse osmosis, ultra-filtration and other       of alternatives. Net present value by            girder, Warren girder, Pratt truss.
polymers, Determination of molecular           membrane          processes.        Molecular     discounted cash flow. Pay back analysis.         DESIGN OF CONCRETE AND MASONRY
weights by sedimentation, light scattering,    distillation. Super critical fluid extraction.    IRR, Depreciation, taxes and insurance.          STRUCTURES:
osmotic pressure, viscosity and group          e) Process Equipment design: Factors              Break-even point analysis. Project               Concept of mix design, Reinforces
analysis methods.                              affecting vessel design criteria Cost             scheduling- PERT and CPM. Profit and             Concrete: Working Stress and Limit State
(b) Preparation and properties of              considerations, Design of storage                 loss account, balance sheet and financial        method of design-recommendations of
polymers: Organic polymers-polyethylene,       vessels-vertical, horizontal spherical,           statement. Plant location and plant layout       I.S. codes, design of one way and two way
polystyrene, polyvinyl chloride, Teflon,       underground tanks for atmospheric and             including piping.                                slabs, stair-case slabs, simple and
nylon, terylene, synthetic and natural         higher pressure. Design of closures flat                                                           continuous beams of rectangular, T and L
                                                                                                           CIVIL ENGINEERING
rubber. Inorganic polymers-phosphonitrilic     and eliptical head. Design of supports,                                                            sections. Compression members under
halides, borazines, silicones and silicates.   Materials of construction-characteristics                                                          direct load with or without eccentricity,
(c) Biopolymers: Basic bonding in              and selection.                                                                                     Isolated and combined footings.
                                               f) Process Dynamics and Control:                  ENGINEERING MECHANICS, STRENGTH                  Cantilever and counterfort type retaining
proteins, DNA and RNA.                                                                           OF MATERIALS AND STRUCTURAL
                                               Measuring instruments for process                                                                  walls.
6. Synthetic uses of reagents: OsO4, HIO4,                                                       ANALYSIS.
                                               variables like level, pressure, flow,                                                              Water tanks: Design requirements for
Cro3, Pb(OAc)4, SeO 2, NBS, B2H6, Na-                                                            ENGINEERING MECHANICS :
                                               temperature pH and concentration with                                                              rectangular and circular tanks resting on
Liquid NH3, LiA1H4 NaBH4 n-BuLi, MCPBA.        indication in visual/pneumatic/analog/            Units and Dimensions, SI Units, Vectors,
7. Photochemist: Photochemical reactions                                                                                                          ground. Prestressed concrete: Methods
                                               digital signal forms. Control variable,           Concept of Force, Concept of particle and        and systems of prestressing, anchorages,
of simple organic compounds, excited and       manipulative variable and load variables.         rigid body. Concurrent, Non-Concurrent           analysis and disign of sections for flexure
ground states, singlet and triplet states,     Linear control theory-Laplace, transforms.        and parallel forces in a plane, moment of        based on working stress, loss of
Norrish-Type I and Type II reactions.          PID controllers. Block diagram                    force and Varignon’s theorem, free body          prestress.
8. Principles of spectroscopy and              representation, Transient and frequency           diagram, conditions of equilibrium,              Design of brick masonry as per I.S. Codes
applications in structure elucidation :        response, stability of closed loop system.        Principle of virtual work, equivalent force      Design of masonry retaining walls.
a) Rotational spectra- Diatomic                Advanced control strategies. Computer             system.                                                               Part-C
molecules; isotopic substitution and           based process control.                            First and Second Moment of area, Mass            FLUID MECHANICS, OPEN CHANNEL
rotational constants.                                           PAPER-II                         moment of Inertia.                               FLOW AND HYDRAULIC MACHINES
b) Vibrational spectra- Diatomic                               Section-A                         Static Friction, Inclined Plane and bearings.    Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties and their
molecules, linear triatomic molecules,                                                           Kinematics and Kinetics.
                                               (a) Material and Energy Balances :                                                                 role in fluid motion, fluid statics including
specific frequencies of functional groups                                                        Kinematics in Cartesian and Polar Co-            forces acting on plane and curve surfaces.
                                               Material and energy balance calculations
in polyatomic molecules.                                                                         ordinates, motion under uniform and non-         Kinematics and Dynamics of Fluid flow:
                                               in processes with recycle/ bypass/purge.
c) Electronic spectra- Singlet and triplet                                                       uniform acceleration, motion under gravity.      Velocity and accelerations, stream lines,
                                               Combustion of solid/liquid/gaseous fuels,
states. N->π* and π->π* transitions;                                                             Kinetics of particle: Momentum and Energy        equation of continuity, irrotational and
                                               stoichiometric relationships and excess
application to conjugated double bonds                                                           principles, D’Alembert’s Principle,              rotational flow, velocity potential and stream
                                               air requirements. Adiabatic flame
and conjugated carbonyls-Woodward-                                                               Collision of elastic bodies, rotation of rigid   functions, flownet, methods of drawing
Fieser rules;                                                                                    bodies, simple harmonic motion,                  flownet, sources and sinks, flow separation,
                                               (b) Chemical Engineering Thermody-
d) Nuclear magnetic resonance:                                                                   Flywheel.                                        free and forced vortices.
                                               namics :
Isochronous and anisochronous protons;                                                           STRENGTH OF MATERIALS:                           Control volume equation, continuity,
                                               Laws of thermodynamics. PVT relationship
chemical shift and coupling constant;                                                            Simple Stress and Strain, Elastic constants,     momentum, energy and moment of
                                               for pure components and mixtures. Energy
Application of H1 NMR to simple organic                                                          axially loaded compression members,              momentum equations from control volume
                                               functions and inter-relationships-Maxwell’s
molecules.                                                                                       Shear force and bending moment, theory           equation, Navier-Strokes equation, Euler’s
                                               relations, Fugacity, activity and chemical
e) Mass spectra: Parent peak, base peak,                                                         of simple bending, Shear Stress distribution     equation of motion, application to fluid flow
                                               potential. Vapour-liquid equilibria, for ideal/   across cross sections, Beams of uniform
daughter peak, matastable peak,                                                                                                                   problems, pipe flow, plane, curved,
                                               non-ideal, single and multi component             strength, Leaf Spring. Strain Energy in direct
fragmentation of simple organic                                                                                                                   stationary and moving vanes, sluice gates,
                                               systems. Criteria for chemical reaction           stress, bending & shear.
molecules; a cleavage, Mc-Latterly                                                                                                                weirs, orifice meters and Venturi meters.
                                               equilibrium, equilibrium constant and             Deflection of beams: Mecaulay’s method,          Dimensional Analysis and Similitude:
                                               equilibrium conversions, Thermodynamic            Mohr’s Moment area method, Conjugate             Buckingham’s Pi-theorem, dimensionless
f) Electron spin resonance: Inorganic
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 parameters, similitude theory, model laws,       settlement of piles, lateral capacity.           Drainage of roads: Surface and sub-               trickling filters, oxidation ponds, activated
 undistorted and distorted models.                Foundation for Bridges. Ground                   surface drainage.                                 sludge process, septic tank; disposal of
 Laminar Flow: Laminar flow between               improvement techniques-preloading,               Traffic Engineering : Forecasting                 sludge, recycling of waste water.
 parallel, stationary and moving plates, flow     sand drains, stone column, grouting, soil        techniques, origin and destination survey,        Solid waste : Collection and disposal in
 through tube.                                    stabilisation.                                   highway capacity, Channelised and                 rural and urban contexts, management of
 Boundary Layer: Laminar and turbulent                             PAPER-II                        unchannelised intersections, rotary design        long-term ill-effects.
 boundary layer on a flat plate, laminar sub-                          Part-A                      elements, markings, sign, signals, street         Environmental pollution: Sustainable
 layer, smooth and rough boundaries, drag         CONSTRUCTION                TECHNOLOGY,          lighting; Traffic surveys, Principle of           development. Radioactive wastes and
 and lift.                                        EQUIPMENT,             PLANNING         AND      highway financing.                                disposal,         Environmental      impact
 Turbulent        flow     through      pipes:    MANAGEMENT :                                                         Part-C                        assessment for thermal power plants,
 Characteristics of turbulent flow, velocity      1. Construction Technology:                      HYDROLOGY, WATER RESOURCES AND                    mines, river valley projects, Air pollution,
 distribution and variation of pipe friction      Engineering Materials:                           ENGINEERING:                                      Pollution control acts.
 factor, hydraulic grade line and total energy    Physical properties of construction              Hydrology: Hydrological cycle, precipitation,
 line, siphons, expansion and contractions        materials: Stones, Bricks and Tiles; Lime,       evaporation, transpiration, depression
 in pipes, pipe networks, water hammer in         Cement and Surkhi Mortars; Lime concrete         storage, infiltration, overland flow,
 pipes and surge tanks.                           and Cement concrete, Properties of freshly       hydrograph, flood frequency analysis, flood
 Open Channel Flow: Uniform and non-                                                               estimation, flood routing through a               1. Silviculture – General:
                                                  mixed and hardened concrete, flooring
 uniform flows, momentum and energy                                                                reservoir, channel flow routing-Muskingam         General Silvicultural Principles:
                                                  Tiles, use of ferro-cement, fibre-reinforced
 correction factors. Specific energy and                                                           method.                                           Ecological and physiological factors
                                                  and polymer concrete, high strength
 specific force, critical depth, resistance                                                        Ground water flow:             Specific yield,    influencing vegetation, natural and artificial
                                                  concrete and light weight concrete. Timber:
 equations and variation of roughness                                                              storage coefficient of permeability,              regeneration of forests; methods of
                                                  Properties and uses; defects in timber;
 coefficient, rapidly varied flow, flow in                                                         confined and unconfined aquifers,                 propagation, grafting techniques; site
                                                  seasoning and preservation of timber,
 contractions, flow at sudden drop, hydraulic                                                      aquifers, aquitards, radial flow into a well      factors; nursery and planting techniques-
                                                  Plastics, rubber and damp-proofing
 jump and its applications surges and                                                              under confined and unconfined conditions,         nursery        beds,       poly-bags       and
                                                  materials, termite proofing, Materials for
 waves, gradually varied flow, classification                                                      tube wells, pumping and recuperation              maintenance, water budgeting, grading
                                                  Low cost housing.
 of surface profiles, control section, step                                                        tests, ground water potential.                    and hardening of seedlings; special
 method of integration of varied flow                                                              WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING:                      approaches; establishment and tending.
                                                  Building components and their functions;
 equation, moving surges and hydraulic                                                             Ground and surface water resource, single         2. Silviculture-Systems:
                                                  Brick masonry: Bonds, jointing, Stone
 bore.                                                                                             and multipurpose projects, storage                Clear felling, uniform shelter wood
                                                  masonry, Design of Brick masonry walls
 HYDRAULIC             MACHINES           AND                                                      capacity of reservoirs, reservoir losses,         selection, coppice and conversion
                                                  as per I.S. codes, factors of safety,
 HYDROPOWER:                                                                                       reservoir sedimentation, economics of             systems, Management of silviculture
                                                  serviceability and strength requirements;
 Centrifugal         pumps       –     Types,                                                      water resources projects.                         systems of temperate, subtropical, humid
                                                  plastering, pointing. Types of Floors &
 characteristics, Net positive Suction Height                                                      IRRIGATION ENGINEERING: Water                     tropical, dry tropical and coastal tropical
                                                  Roofs, Ventilators, Repairs in buildings.
 (NPSH), specific speed, Pumps in                                                                  requirements of crops: consumptive use,           forests with special reference to plantation
                                                  Functional planning of building: Building
 parallel.                                                                                         quality of water for irrigation duty and delta,   silviculture,      choice      of     species,
                                                  orientation, circulation, grouping of areas,
 Reciprocating pumps, Air vessels,                                                                 irrigation methods and their efficiencies.        establishment and management of
                                                  privacy concept and design of energy
 Hydraulic ram, efficiency parameters,                                                             Canals: Distribution systems for canal            standards, enrichment methods, technical
                                                  efficient building; provisions of National
 Rotary and positive displacement pumps,                                                           irrigation, canal capacity, canal losses,         constraints, intensive mechanized
                                                  Building Code.
 diaphragm and jet pumps.                                                                          alignment of main and distributory canals,        methods, aerial seeding, thinning.
                                                  Building estimates and specifications;
 Hydraulic turbines, types classification,                                                         most efficient section, lined canals, their       3. Silviculture – Mangrove and Cold
                                                  Cost of works; valuation.
 Choice of turbines, performance                                                                   design, regime theory, critical shear stress,     desert:
                                                  2. Construction Equipment :
 parameters, controls, characteristics,                                                            bed load, local and suspended load                Mangrove: Habitat and characteristics,
                                                  Standard and special types of equipment,
 specific speed.                                                                                   transport, cost analysis of lined and unlied      mangrove, plantation-establishment and
                                                  Preventive maintenance and repair, factors
 Principles of hydropower development.                                                             canals, drain-age behind lining.                  rehabilitation of degraded mangrove
                                                  affecting the selection of equipment,
 Type, layouts and Component works, surge                                                          Water logging: causes and control, drain-         formations; silvicultural systems for
                                                  economical life, time and motion study,
 tanks, types and choice. Flow duration                                                            age system design, salinity.                      mangrove; protection of habitats against
                                                  capital and maintenance cost.
 curves and dependable flow. Storage an                                                            Canal structures: Design of cross                 natural disasters.
                                                  Concreting equipments : Weigh batcher,
 pondage, Pumped storage plants. Special                                                           regulators, head regulators, canal falls,         Cold desert- Characteristics, identification
                                                  mixer, vibration, batching plant, Concrete
 features of mini, micro-hydel plants.                                                             aqueducts, metering flumes and canal              and management of species.
                                                                                                   outlets.                                          4. Silviculture of trees:
                      Part-D                      Earth-work equipment : Power shovel hoe,         Diversion head work:           Principles and     Traditional and recent advances in tropical
 GEO TECHNICAL ENGINEERING :                      bulldozer, dumper, trailors, and tractors,       design of weirs of permeable and                  silvicultural research and practices.
 Types of soil, phase relationships,              rollers, sheep foot roller.                      impermeable foundation, Khosla’s theory,          Silviculture of some of the economically
 consistency limits particles size                3. Construction            Planning      and     energy dissipation, stilling basin, sediment      important species in India such as Acacia
 distribution, classifications of soil,           Management : Construction activity,              excluders.                                        catechu, Acacia nilotica, Acacia
 structure and clay mineralogy.                   schedules, job layout, bar charts,               Storage Works: Types of dams, design,
 Capillary water and structural water,                                                                                                               auriculiformis, Albizzia lebbeck, Albizzia
                                                  organization of contracting firms, project       principles of rigid gravity and earth dams,
 effectives trees and pore water pressure,                                                                                                           procera, Anthocephalus Cadamba,
                                                  control and supervision. Cost reduction          stability analysis, foundation treatment,
 Darcy’s Law, factors affecting permeability,                                                                                                        Anogeissus latifokia, Azadirachta indica,
                                                  measures.                                        joints and galleries, control of seepage.
 determination of permeability, permeability                                                                                                         Bamboo spp, Butea monosperma, Cassia
                                                  New-work analysis:              CPM       and    Spillways: Spillway types, crest gates,
 of stratified soil deposits.                                                                                                                        siamea, Casuarina equisetifolia, Cedrus
                                                  PERT analysis, Float times, cashing of           energy dissipation.
 Seepage pressure, quick sand condition,                                                                                                             deodara, Chukrasia tabularis, Dalbergia
                                                  activities, contraction of network for cost      River training:     Objectives of river
 compressibility and consoli-dation,                                                                                                                 sisoo, Dipterocarpus spp, Emblica
                                                  optimization, up dating, cost analysis and       training, methods of river training.
 Terzaghi’s theory of one dimensional                                                                                                                officindils, Eucalyptus spp, Gmelina
                                                  resource allocation.                                                 Part-D
 consolidation, consolidation test.                                                                                                                  Arborea,          Hardwickia            binata,
                                                  Elements of Engineering Economics,               ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING :
 Compaction of soil, field control of                                                                                                                Largerstroemia Lanceolata, Pinus
                                                  methods of appraisal, present worth,             Water Supply : Estimation of surface and
 compaction. Total stress and effective                                                                                                              roxburghi, Populus spp, Pterocarpus
                                                  annual cost, benefit-cost, incremental           subsurface water resources, predicting
 stress parameters, pore pressure                                                                                                                    marsupium, Prosopis juliflora, Santalum
                                                  analysis. Economy of scale and size.             demand for water, impurities of water and
 coefficients.                                                                                                                                       album, Semecarpus anacrdium,. Shorea
                                                  Choosing between alternatives including          their significance, physical, chemical and
 Shear strength of soils, Mohr Coulomb                                                                                                               robusta, Salmalia malabaricum, Tectona
                                                  levels of investments. Project profitability.    bacteriological analysis, waterborne
 failure theory, Shear tests.                                                                                                                        grandis,        Terminalis        tomemtosa,
                                                                       Part-B                      diseases, standards for potable water.
 Earth pressure at rest, active and passive                                                                                                          Tamarindus indica.
                                                  SURVEY AND TRANSPORTATION                        Intake of water: Pumping and gravity
 pressure, Rankin’s theory, Coulomb’s             ENGINEERING :                                    schemes. Water treatment: Princi-ples of                            Section- B
 wedge theory, earth pressure on retaining        Survey : Common methods of distance              coagulation,           flocculation        and    1. Agroforestry, Social Forestry, Joint
 wall, sheetpile walls, Braced excavation.        and angle measurements, plane table              sedimentation; slow-, rapid-, pressure-,          Forest Management and Tribology:
 Bearing capacity, Terzaghi and other             survey, levelling traverse survey,               filters; chlorination, softening, removal of      Agroforestry – Scope and necessity; role
 important theories, net and gross bearing        triangulation survey, corrections, and           taste, odour and salinity.                        in the life of people and domestic animals
 pressure.                                        adjustments, contouring, topographical           Water storage and distribution: Storage           and in integrated land use, planning
 Immediate and consolidation settlement.          map. Surveying instruments for above             and balancing reservoirs: types, location         especially related to (i) soil and water
 Stability of slope, Total Stress and Effective   purposes Techeometry. Circular and               and capacity. Distribution system: layout,        conservation; (ii) water recharge; (iii)
 Stress methods, Conventional methods of          transition curves, Principles of                 hydraulics of pipe lines, pipe fittings, valves   nutrient availability to crops; (iv) nature and
 slices, stability number.                        photogrammetry.                                  including check and pressure reducing             eco-system preservation including
 Subsurface exploration, methods of               Railways: Permanent way, sleepers, rail          valves, meters, analysis of distribution          ecological balances through pest-predator
 boring, sampling, penetration tests,             fastenings, ballast, points and crossings,       systems, leak detection, maintenance of           relationships and (v) Providing
 pressure meter tests.                            design of turn outs, stations and yards,         distribution systems, pumping stations            opportunities for enhancing biodiversity,
 Essential features of foundation, types of       turn-tables, signals, and interlocking, level-   and their operations.
                                                                                                                                                     medicinal and other flora and fauna. Agro
 foundation, design criteria, choice of type      crossing. Construction and maintenance           Sewerage systems: Domestic and
                                                                                                                                                     forestry systems under different agro-
 of foundation, stress distribution in soils,     of permanent ways: Superelevlation, creep        industrial wastes, storm sewage-separate
                                                                                                                                                     ecological zones; selection of species and
 Boussinessq’s theory, Newmarks’ chart,           of rail, ruling gradient, track resistance,      and combined systems, flow through
                                                                                                   sewers, design of sewers, sewer                   role of multipurpose trees and NTFPs,
 pressure bulb, contact pressure,                 tractive effort, relaying of track.
                                                  Highway Engineering: Principles of               appurtenances, manholes, inlets,                  techniques, food, fodder and fuel security.
 applicability of different bearing capacity
                                                  highway planning, Highway alignments,            junctions, siphon, Plumbing in Public             Research and Extension needs.
 theories, evaluation of bearing capacity
 from field tests, allowable bearing capacity,    Geometrical design: Cross section,               buildings.                                        Social/Urban Forestry : Objectives, scope
 Settlement analysis, allowable settlement.       camber, superelevation, horizontal and           Sewage characterisation: BOD, COD,                and necessity; peoples participation.
 Proportioning of footing, isolated and           vertical curves. Classification of roads: low    solids, dissolved oxygen, nitrogen and            JFM - Principles, objectives, methodology,
 combined footings, rafts, buoyancy rafts,        cost roads, flexible pavements, rigid            TOC. Standards of disposal in normal              scope, benefits and role of NGOs.
 Pile foundation, types of piles, piles           pavements. Design of payments and their          water course and on land.                         Tribology: Tribal scene in India; tribes,
 capacity, static and dynamic analysis,           construction, evaluation of pavement             Sewage treatment: Working principles,             concept of races, Principles of social
 design of pile groups, pile load test,           failure and strengthening.                       units, chambers, sedimentation tanks,             grouping, stages of tribal economy,
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education, cultural tradition, customs,          dimensions; preparation and control.                 estimation of demand and supply; analysis        Classification of stratigraphic sequences:
ethos and participation in forestry              Divisional Working Plans, Annual Plan of             of trends in the national and international      lithostratigraphic,       biostratigraphic,
programmes.                                      Operations.                                          market and changes in production and             chronostratigraphic                       and
2. Forest Soils, soil Conservation and           3. Forest Mensuration and Remote                     consumption patterns; assessment and             magnetostratigraphic           and       their
Watershed Management:                            Sensing:                                             projection of market structures; role of         interrelationships. Distribution and
Forests Soils: Classification, factors           Methods of measuring- diameter, girth,               private sector and co-operatives; role of        classification of Precambrian rocks of
affecting soil formation; physical, chemical     height and volume of trees; form-factor;             corporate financing. Socio-economic              India. Study of stratigraphic distribution and
and biological properties.                       volume estimation of stand, current annual           analysis of forest productivity and attitudes;   lithology of Phanerozoic rocks of India with
Soil conservation – definition, causes for       increment; mean annual increment,                    valuation of forest goods and service.           reference to fauna, flora and economic
erosion; types–wind and water erosion;           Sampling methods and sample plots.                   Legislation-History of forest development;       importance. Major boundary problems -
conservation and management of eroded            Yield calculation; yield and stand tables,           Indian Forest Policy of 1894, 1952 and           Cambrian/Precambrian,               Permian/
soils/areas, wind breaks, shelter belts;         forest cover monitoring through remote               1990. National Forest Policy, 1988 of            Triassic, Cretaceous/Tertiary and
sand dunes; reclamation of saline and            sensing; Geographic Information Systems              People’s involvement, Joint Forest               Pliocene/ Pleistocene. Study of climatic
alkaline soils, water logged and other           for management and modelling.                        Management, Involvement of women;                conditions, paleogeography and igneous
waste lands. Role of forests in conserving       4. Surveying and Forest Engineering: Forest          Forestry policies and issues related to land     activity in the Indian subcontinent in the
soils. Maintenance and build up of soil          surveying – different methods of surveying,          use, timber and non-timber products,             geological past. Tectonic framework of
organic matter, provision of loppings for        maps and map reading. Basic principles of            sustainable       forest     management;         India. Evolution of the Himalayas.
green leaf manuring; forest leaf litter and      forest engineering. Building materials and           industrialisation policies; institutional and    (vi) Hydrogeology and Engineering
composting; Role of micro-organisms in           construction. Roads and Bridges, General             structural changes. Decentralization and         Geology: Hydrologic cycle and genetic
ameliorating soils; N and C cycles, VAM.         principles, objects, types, simple design and        Forestry Public Administration. Forest laws,     classification of water. Movement of
Watershed Management – Concepts of               construction of timber bridges.                      necessity; general principles, Indian Forest     subsurface water, Springs. Porosity,
watershed; role of mini-forests and forest                         Section- B                         Act 1927; Forest Conservation Act, 1980;         permeability, hydraulic conductivity,
trees in overall resource management,            1. Forest Ecology and Ethnobotany:                   Wildlife Protection Act 1972 and their           transmissivity and storage coefficient,
forest hydrology, watershed development          Forest Ecology: Biotic and aboitic                   amendments; Application of Indian Penal          classification of aquifers. Water-bearing
in respect of torrent control, river channel     components, forest eco-systems; forest               Code to Forestry. Scope and objectives of        characteristics of rocks. Ground-water
stabilization, avalanche and landslide           community concepts; vegetation concepts,             Forest Inventory.                                chemistry. Salt water intrusion. Types of
controls, rehabilitation of degraded areas;      ecological succession and climax, primary                                                             wells. Drainage basin morphometry.
hilly and mountain areas; watershed              productivity, nutrient cycling and water                                                              Exploration for groundwater. Groundwater
management and environmental functions           relations; physiology in stress environments                                                          recharge. Problems and management of
of forests; water-harvesting and                 (drought, water logging salinity and                                                                  groundwater, Rainwater harvesting.
conservation; ground water recharge and                                                               (i) General Geology:                             Engineering properties of rocks. Geological
                                                 alkalinity). Forest types in India, identification
watershed management; role of                                                                         The Solar System, meteorities, origin and        investigations for dams, tunnels and
                                                 of species, composition and associations;
integrating forest trees, horticultural crops,                                                        interior of the earth. Radioactivity and age     bridges. Rock as construction material.
                                                 dendrology, taxonomic classification,
field crops, grass and fodders.                                                                       of earth; Volcanoes-causes and products,         Alkali-aggregate reaction. Landslides
                                                 principles and establishment of herbaria
3. Environmental Conservation and                and arboreta. Conservation of forest                 volcanic belts. Earthquakes-causes,              causes, prevention and rehabilitation.
Biodiversity:                                    ecosystems. Clonal parks.                            effects, earthquake belts, seismicity of         Earthquake-resistant structures.
Environment : Components and                     Role of Ethnobotany in Indian Systems of             India, intensity and magnitude,
importance, principles of conservation,          Medicine; Ayurveda and Unani –                       seismongraphs. Island arcs, deep sea
impact of deforestation; forest fires and        Introduction, nomenclature, habitat,                 trenches and mid-ocean ridges.
                                                                                                                                                       (i) Mineralogy:
various human activities like mining,            distribution and botanical features of               Continental        drift-evidences        and
                                                                                                                                                       Classification of crystals into systems and
construction and developmental projects,         medicinal and aromatic plants. Factors               mechanics; sea-floor spreading, plate
                                                                                                                                                       classes of symmetry. International system
population growth on environment.                affecting action and toxicity of drug plants         tectonics. Isostasy, orogeny and
                                                                                                                                                       of crystallographic notation. Use of
Pollution: Types, Global warming, green          and their chemical constituents.                     epeirogeny. Continents and oceans.
                                                                                                                                                       projection diagrams to represent crystal
house effects, ozone layer depletion, acid       2. Forest Resources and Utilization:                 (ii) Geomorphology and Remote
                                                                                                                                                       symmetry. Crystal defects. Elements of x-
rain, impact and control measures,               Environmentally sound forest harvesting              Sensing:
                                                                                                                                                       ray crystallography.
environmental monitoring; concept of             practices; logging and extraction                    Basic concepts of geomorphology.
                                                                                                                                                       Petrological microscope and accessories.
sustainable development. Role of trees           techniques and principles, transportation            Weathering and mass wasting.                     Optical properties of common rock forming
and forests in environmental conservation;       systems, storage and sale; Non-Timber                Landforms, slopes and drainage.                  minerals. Pleochroism, extinction angle,
control and prevention of air, water and         Forest Products (NTFPs) - definition and             Geomorphic cycles and their interpretation,      double refraction, birefringence, twinning
noise pollution. Environmental policy and        scope; gums, resins, oleoresins, fibres,             Morphology and its relation to structures        and dispersion in minerals.
legislation in India. Environmental impact       oil seeds nuts, rubber, canes, bamboos,              and      lithology.      Applications      of    Physical and chemical characters of rock
Assessment, Economics assessment of              medicinal plants, charcoal, lac and shellac,         geomorphology in mineral prospecting,            forming silicate mineral groups. Structural
watershed development vis-a-vis                  katha and Bidi leaves, collection;                   civil engineering, hydrology and                 classification of silicates. Common
ecological and environmental protection.         processing and disposal, need and                    environmental studies. Geomorphology of          minerals of igneous and metamorphic
4. Tree Improvement and Seed                     importance of wood seasoning and                     Indian sub-continent.                            rocks. Minerals of the caronate, phosphate,
Technology :                                     preservation; general principles of                  Aerial photographs and their interpretation-     sulphide and halide groups.
General concept of tree improvement,             seasoning, air and kiln seasoning, solar             merits        and      limitations.      The     (ii) Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:
                                                 dehumidification, steam heated and                   Electromagnetic Spectrum. Orbiting               Generation and crystallisation of magma.
methods and techniques, variation and its
                                                 electrical kilns. Composite wood;                    satellites and sensor systems. Indian            Crystallisation of albite-anorthite,
use, provenance, seed source, exotics;
                                                 adhesives-manufacture, properties, uses,             Remote Sensing Satellites. Satellites data       diopside-anorthite         and    diopside-
quantitative aspects of forest tree
                                                 plywood manufacture-properties, uses,                products. Applications of remote sensing         wollastonite-silica systems. Reaction
improvement, seed production and seed
                                                 fibre boards-manufacture properties,                 in geology. The Geographic Information           principle. Magmatic differentiation and
orchards, progeny tests, use of tree
                                                 uses; particle boards-manufacture;                   System and its applications. Global              assimilation. Petrogenetic significance of
improvement in natural forest and stand
                                                 properties, uses. Present status of                  Positioning System.                              the textures and structures of igneous
improvement,           genetic        testing
                                                 composite wood industry in India and                 (iii) Structural geology:                        rocks. Petrography and petrogenesis of
programming, selection and breeding for
                                                 future expansion plans. Pulp-paper and               Principles of geologic mapping and map           granite, syenite, diorite, basic and
resistance to diseases, insects, and
                                                 rayon; present position of supply of raw             reading, projection diagrams, stress and         ultrabasic groups, charnockite, anorthosite
adverse environment; the genetic base,
                                                 material to industry, wood substitution,             strain ellipsoid and stress-strain               and alkaline rocks. Carbonatites. Deccan
forest genetic resources and gene
                                                 utilization of plantation wood; problems             relationships of elastic, plastic and viscous    volcanic province.
conservation in situ and ex-situ. Cost           and possibilities.                                                                                    Types and agents of metamorphism.
benefit ratio, economic evaluation.                                                                   materials. Strain markers in deformed
                                                 Anatomical structure of wood, defects and            rocks. Behaviour of minerals and rocks           Metamorphic grades and zones. Phase
                 PAPER-II                        abnormalities of               wood, timber                                                           rule. Facies of regional and contact
                                                                                                      under deformation conditions. Folds and
                 Section-A                       identification-general principles.                                                                    metamorphism. ACF and AKF diagrams.
                                                                                                      faults classification and mechanics.
1. Forest          Management            and     3. Forest Protection & wildlife Biology:                                                              Textures and structures of metamorphic
                                                                                                      Structural analysis of folds, foliations,
Management Systems:                              Injuries to forest – abiotic and biotic,                                                              rocks. Metamorphism of arenaceous,
                                                                                                      lineations,       joints     and      faults,
Objective and principles; techniques;            destructive agencies, insect-pests and                                                                argillaceous and basic rocks. Minerals
                                                                                                      unconformities. Superposed deformation.
stand structure and dynamics, sustained          disease, effects of air pollution on forests                                                          assemblages,                    Retrograde
                                                                                                      Time – relationship between crystallization
yield relation; rotation, normal forest,         and forest die back. Susceptibility of forests                                                        metamorphism. Metasomatism and
                                                                                                      and deformation. Introduction to
growing stock; regulation of yield;              to damage, nature of damage, cause,                                                                   granitisation, migmatities, granulite
management of forest plantations,                prevention, protective measures and                                                                   terrains of India.
                                                                                                                       Section- B                      (iii) Sedimentology:
commercial forests, forest cover                 benefits due to chemical and biological
monitoring. Approaches viz., (i) site-specific   control. General forest protection against           (iv) Paleontology:                               Sedimentary rocks: Processes of
planning, (ii) strategic planning, (iii)         fire, equipment and methods, controlled              Species definition and nomenclature.             formation, diagenesis and lithification,
                                                 use of fire, economic and environmental              Megafossils and Microfossils. Modes of           Properties of sediments. Clastic and non-
Approval, sanction and expenditure. (iv)
                                                 costs; timber salvage operations after               preservation of fossils. Different kinds of      clastic      rocks-their     classification,
Monitoring (v) Reporting and governance.
                                                 natural disasters. Role of afforestation and         micro fossils. Application of microfossils       petrography          and       depositional
Details of steps involved such as formation
                                                 forest regeneration in absorption of CO2.            in correlation, petroleum exploration,           environment, Sedimentary facies and
of Village Forest Committees, Joint Forest
                                                 Rotational and controlled grazing, different         paleo-climatic and pale oceanographic            provenance. Sedimentary structures and
Participatory Management.
                                                 methods of control against grazing and               studies, Morphology, geological history          their significance. Heavy minerals and their
2. Forest Working Plan:
                                                                                                      and evolutionary trend in Cephalopoda,           significance. Sedimentary basins of India.
Forest planning, evaluation and                  browsing animals; effect of wild animals
                                                                                                      Trilobita, Brachiopoda, Echi-noidea and                            Section-B
monitoring tools and approaches for              on forest regeneration, human impacts;
                                                                                                      Anthozoa, Stratigraphic utility of
integrated planning; multipurpose                encroachment, poaching, grazing, live                                                                 (iv) Economic Geology:
                                                                                                      Ammonoidea, Trilobita and Graptoloidea,
development of forest resources and forest       fencing, theft, shifting cultivation and control.                                                     Ore, ore minerals and gangue, tenor of
                                                                                                      Evolutionary trend in Hominidae, Equidae
industries development; working plans            4. Forest Economics and Legislation:                                                                  ore, classification of ore deposits. Process
                                                                                                      and Probo-scidae. Siwalik fauna,
and working schemes, their role in nature        Forest economics: Fundamental                                                                         of formation of minerals deposits. Controls
                                                                                                      Gondwana flora and its importance.
conservation, bio-diversity and other            principles, cost-benefit analyses;                                                                    of ore locallisation. Ore textures and
                                                                                                      (v) Stratigraphy and Geology of India:
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 structures, Metallogenic epochs and                 variable coefficients, determination of          constant coefficients, equations of vibrating     energy rate forming Jigs, fixtures, tools and
 provinces, Geology of the important Indian          complete solution when one solution is           string, heat equation, Laplace equation.          gauges, Inspection of length, position,
 deposits of aluminium, chromium, copper,            known, method of variation of parameters.        Numerical analysis and Computer                   profile and surface finish.
 gold, iron, lead, zinc, manganese, titanium,        Dynamics, Statics and Hydrostatics:              programming:                                      5. MANUFACTURING MANAGEMENT :
 uranium and thorium and industrial                  Degree of freedom and constraints,               Numerical methods: solution of algebraic          Production Planning and Control,
 minerals. Deposits of coal and petroleum            rectilinear motion, simple harmonic              and transcendental equations of one               Forecasting-moving average, exponential
 in India. National Mineral Policy.                  motion, motion in a plane, projectiles,          variable by bisection, Regula-Falsi and           smoothing, Operations sheduling;
 Conservation and utilization of mineral             constrained motion, work and energy,             Newton-Raphson methods, solution of               assembly line balancing. Product
 resources. Marine mineral resources and             conservation of energy, motion under             system of linear equations by Gaussian            development, Breakeven analysis, Capacity
 Law of Sea.                                         impulsive forces, Kepler’s laws, orbits          elimination and Gauss-Jordan (direct)             planning. PERT and CPM. Control Opera-
 (v) Mining Geology:                                 under central forces, motion of varying          methods, Gauss-Seidel (iterative) method.         tions: Inventory control-ABC analysis, EOQ
 Methods of prospecting-geological, geo-             mass, motion under resistance.                   Newton’s (Forward and backward) and               model, Materials requirement planning, Job
 physical, geo-chemical and geo-botanical,           Equilibrium of a system of particles, work       Lagrange’s method of interpolation.               design, Job standards, work measurement,
 Techniques of sampling. Estimation of               and potential energy, friction, common           Numerical integration: Simpson’s one-             Quality management-Quality control
 reserves of ore, Methods of exploration and         catenary, principle of virtual work, stability   third rule, tranpezodial rule, Gaussian           Operations         Research:          Linear
 mining metalic ores, industrial minerals            of equilibrium, equilibrium of forces in three   quardrature formula.                              programming-Graphical and Simplex
 and marine mineral resources. Mineral               dimensions.                                                                                        methods, Transportation and assignment
                                                                                                      Numerical solution of ordinary differential
 beneficiation and ore dressing.                     Pressure of heavy fluids, equilibrium of                                                           models, Single server queuing model.
                                                                                                      equations: Euler and Runge Kutta-
 (vi) Geochemistry and Environmental                 fluids under given system of forces,             methods. Computer Programming:                    Value Engineering: Value analysis, for cost/
 Geology:                                            Bernoulli’s equation, centre of pressure,        Storage of numbers in computers, bits,            value, Total quality management and
 Cosmic abundance of elements,                       thrust on curved surfaces, equilibrium of        bytes and words, binary system, arithmetic        forecasting       techniques.        Project
 Composition of the planets and                      floating bodies, stability of equilibrium,       and logical operations on numbers,                management.
 meteorites, Structure and composition of            meta-centre, pressure of gases.                  Bitwise operations. AND, OR, SOR, NOT,            6. ELEMENTS OF COMPUTATION :
 earth and distribution of elements, Trace           Vector Analysis:                                 and shift/rotate operators, Octal and             Computer Organisation, Flow charting,
 elements, Elements of crystal chemistry –                                                            Hexadecimal Systems. Conversion to and            Features of Common Computer
                                                     Scalar and vector fields, triple products,
 types of chemical bonds, coordination                                                                form decimal Systems. Representation of           Languages FORTRAN, d Base-III, Lotus
                                                     differentiation of vector function of a scalar
 number, Isomorphism and polymorphism,                                                                unsigned integers, signed integers and            1-2-3, C and elementary programming.
                                                     variable, gradient, divergence and curl in
 Elementary thermodynamics.                                                                           reals, double precision reals and long
                                                     Cartesian, cylindrical and spherical                                                                                    PAPER-II
 Natural hazards-floods, landslides,                 coordinates        and     their    physical     integrers.
 coastal erosion, earthquakes and volcanic                                                                                                              1. THERMODYNAMICS:
                                                     interpretations. Higher order derivatives,       Algorithms and flow charts for solving
 activity and mitigation, Environmental              vector identities and vector equations.          numerical analysis problems.                      Basic concept, Open and closed systems,
 impact of urbanization, open cast mining,                                                            Developing simple programs in Basic for           Applications of Thermo-dynamic Laws,
                                                     Application to Geometry: Curves in space
 industrial and radioactive waste disposal,                                                           problems involving techniques covered in          Gas equations, Clapeyron equation,
                                                     curvature and torision. Serret-Frenet’s
 use of fertilizers, dumping of mine waste                                                            the numerical analysis.                           Availability, Irreversibility and T ds relations.
                                                     formulae, Gauss and Stokes’ theorems,
 and fly-ash. Pollution of ground and                Green’s identities.                              Mechanics and Fluid Dynamics:                     2. I.C. Engines, Fuels and Combustion:
 surface water, marine pollution,                                                                                                                       Spark Ignition and compression ignition
                                                                      PAPER-II                        Generalised coordinates, constraints,
 environment          protection-legislative                                                                                                            engines, four stroke engine and two stroke
                                                                       Section-A                      holonomic and non-holonomic, systems,
 measures in India.                                                                                                                                     engines, mechanical, thermal and
                                                     Algebra:                                         D’ Alembert’s principle and Lagrange’s
               MATHEMATICS                                                                            equations, Hamilton equations, moment             volumetric efficiency, Heat balance.
                                                     Groups, sub-groups, normal subgroups,
                 PAPER-I                                                                              of inertia, motion of rigid bodies in two         Combustion process in S.I. and C.I.
                                                     homomorphism of groups, quotient
                  Section-A                                                                           dimensions.                                       engines, pre-ignition detonation in S.I.
                                                     groups, basic isomorphism theorems,
 Linear Algebra :                                                                                     Equation of continuity, Euler’s equation of       engine Diesel knock in C.I. engine. Choice
                                                     Sylow’s group, permutation groups, Cayley
 Vector, space, linear dependence and                theorem, rings and ideals, principal ideal       motion for inviscid flow, stream-lines, path      of engine fuels, Octane and Cetane
 independence, subspaces, bases,                     domains, unique factorization domains            of a particle, potential flow, two-dimensional    retings. Alternate fuels Carburration and
 dimensions. Finite dimensional vector               and Euclidean domains. Field extensions,         and axisymetric motion, sources and               Fuel injection, Engine emissions and
 spaces. Matrices, Cayley-Hamilition                 finite fields.                                   sinks, vortex motion, flow past a cylinder        control, Solid, liquid and gaseous fuels,
 theorem, eigen-values and eigenvectors,                                                              and a sphere, method of images. Navier-           stoichometric air requirements and excess
                                                     Real Analysis:
 matrix of linear transformation, row and                                                             Stokes equation for a viscous fluid.              air factor, fuel gas analysis, higher and
                                                     Real number system, ordered sets,                                                                  lower calorific values and their
 column reduction, Echelon form,
                                                     bounds, ordered field, real number system            MECHANICAL ENGINEERING                        measurements.
 equivalences, congruences and similarity,
                                                     as an ordered field with least upper bound                  PAPER-I
 reduction to cannonical form, rank,                                                                                                                    3. HEAT TRANSFER, REFRIGERATION
                                                     property,         Cauchy        sequence,        1. Theory of Machines :
 orthogonal,        symmetrical,           skew                                                                                                         AND AIR CONDITIONING :
                                                     completeness, Continuity and uniform             Kinematic and dynamic analysis of planar
 symmetrical, unitary, hermitian, skew-                                                                                                                 One and two dimensional heat
                                                     continuity of functions, properties of           mechanisms, Cams, Gears and gear
 hermitian forms- their eigenvalues.                                                                                                                    conduction. Heat transfer from extended
                                                     continuous functions on compact sets.            trains, Flywheels, Governors, Balancing of
 Orthogonal and unitary reduction of                                                                                                                    surfaces, heat transfer by forced and free
                                                     Riemann integral, improper integrals,            rigid rotors, Balancing of single and multi-
 quadratic and hermitian forms, positive                                                                                                                convection.          Heat         exchangers,
                                                     absolute and conditional convergence of          cylinder engines, Linear vibration analysis
 definite quardratic forms.                                                                                                                             Fundamentals for diffusive and connective
                                                     series of real and complex terms,                of mechanical systems (single degree
 Calculus :                                          rearrangement of series, Uniform                                                                   mass transfer, Radiation laws, heat
                                                                                                      and two degrees of freedom), Critical
 Real numbers, limits, continuity,                   convergence, continuity, differentiability and                                                     exchange between black and non black
                                                                                                      speeds and whirling of shafts, Automatic
 differentiability, mean-value theorems,             integrability for sequences and series of                                                          surfaces, Network Analysis, Heat pump
                                                                                                      Controls, Belts and chain drives.
 Taylor ’s theorem with remainders,                  functions. Differentiation of functions of                                                         refrigeration cycles and systems,
                                                                                                      Hydrodynamic bearings.
 indeterminate forms, maxima and minima,             several variables, change in the order of                                                          Condensers, evaporators and expansion
 asymptotes. Functions of several                    partial derivatives, implicit function           2. Mechanics of Solids :
                                                                                                                                                        devices and controls, Properties and
 variables: continuity, differentiability, partial   theorem, maxima and minima, Multiple             Stress and strain in two dimensions,              choice of refrigerant, Refrigeration
 derivatives, maxima and minima,                     integrals.                                       Principal stresses and strains, Mohr’s            Systems             and          components,
 Lagrange’s method of multipliers,                   Complex Analysis:                                construction, linear elastic materials,           psychometrics, comfort indices, cooling
 Jacobian. Riemann’s definition of definite                                                           isotropy and anisotropy, Stress-strain            loading calculations, solar refrigeration.
                                                     Analytic function Cauchy-Riemann
 integrals, indefinite integrals, infinite and                                                        relations, unilaxial loading, thermal stresses,
                                                     equations, Cauchy’s theorem, Cauchy’s                                                              4. TURBO-MACHINES AND POWER
 improper integrals, beta and gamma                                                                   Beams: Banding moment and shear force
                                                     integral formula, power series, Taylor’s                                                           PLANTS:
 functions. Double and triple integrals                                                               diagrams, bending stresses and deflection
                                                     series, Laurent’s Series, Singularities,                                                           Continuity, momentum and Energy
 (evaluation techniques only). Areas,                                                                 of beams, Shear stress distribution. Torsion
                                                     Cauchy’s residue theorem, contour                                                                  Equations. Adiabatic and Isentropic flow,
 surface and volumes, centre of gravity.                                                              of shafts, helical springs. Combined
                                                     integration, Conformal mapping, bilinear                                                           fanno lines, Raylegh lines, Theory and
 Analytical Geometry :                                                                                stresses, Thick and thin walled pressure
                                                     transformations.                                                                                   design of axial flow turbines and
 Cartesian and polar coordinates in two                                                               vessels. Struts and columns. Strain energy
                                                     Linear Programming:                              concepts and theories of failure. Rotating        compressors, Flow through turbo-machine
 and three dimensions, second degree                                                                                                                    balde, cascades, centrifugal compressor.
                                                     Linear programming problems, basic               discs. Shrink fits.
 equations in two and three dimensions,
                                                     solution, basic feasible solution and            3. Engineering Materials :                        Dimensional analysis and modelling.
 reduction to cannonical forms, straight
                                                     optimal solution, graphical method and                                                             Selection of site for steam, hydro nuclear
 lines, shortest distance between two skew                                                            Basic concepts on structure of solids,
                                                     Simplex method of solutions, Duality.                                                              and stand-by power plants, Selection base
 lines, plane, sphere, cone, cylinder,                                                                crystalline materials, Defects in crystalline
                                                     Transportation and assignment problems,                                                            and peak load power plants, Modern High
 paraboloid, ellipsoid, hyperboloid of one                                                            materials, Alloys and binary phase
                                                     Travelling salesman problems.                                                                      Pressure, High duty boilers, Draft and dust
 and two sheets and their properties.                                                                 diagrams, structure and properties of
                                                                     Section-B                                                                          removal equipment, Fuel and cooling
                  Section-B                                                                           common engineering materials. Heat
                                                                                                                                                        water systems, heat balance, station and
 Ordinary Differential Equations:                    Partial differential equations:                  treatment of steels, plastics, Ceramics and
                                                                                                                                                        plant heat rates, operation and
 Formulation of differential equations, order        Curves and surfaces in three dimensions,         composite          Materials,        common
                                                                                                                                                        maintenance of various power plants,
 and degree, equations of first order and            formulation of partial differentiation           applications of various materials.
                                                                                                                                                        preventive maintenance, economics of
 first degree, integrating factor, equations         equations, solutions of equations of type        4. Manufacturing Science
                                                                                                                                                        power generation.
 of first order but not of first degree,             dx/p=dy/q=dz/r; orthogonal trajectories,         Merchant’s force analysis, Taylor’s tool life
 Clariaut’s equation, singular solution.             Pfaffian differential equations; partial         equation, machinability and machining                               PHYSICS
 Higher order linear equations with                  differential equation of the first order,        economics, Rigid, small and flexible                                PAPER-I
 constant coefficients, complementary                solution by Cauchy’s method of                   automation, NC, CNC. Recent machining                               Section-A
 function and particular integral, general           characteristics; Charpit’s method of             methods-EDM, ECM and ultrasonic.                  1. Classical Mechanics
 solution, Euler-Cauchy equation.                    solutions, linear partial differential           Application of lasers and plasmas,                (a) Particle dynamics:
 Second order linear equations with                  equations of the second order with               analysis of forming processes. High               Centre of mass and                 laboratory
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coordinates, conservation of linear and            Quality factor, Principle of transformer.        magnetic moment, Semi-empirical mass              distributions, Bayes’, estimators.
angular momentum, The rocket equation,             5. Electromagnetic Theory & Black Body           formula and applications, Mass parabolas,         Non-randomised and randomised tests,
Rutherford         scattering,        Galilean     Radiation :                                      Ground state of deuteron magnetic                 critical function, MP tests, Neyman-
transformation, inertial and non-inertial                                                           moment and non-central forces, Meson
                                                   (a) Electromagnetic Theory :                                                                       Pearson lemma, UMP tests, monotone
frames, rotating frames, centrifugal and                                                            theory of nuclear forces, Salient features
                                                   Displacement current and Maxwell’s                                                                 likelihood ratio, generalised Neyman-
Coriolls forces, Foucault pendulum.                                                                 of nuclear forces, Shell model of the
                                                   equations. Wave equations in vacuum,                                                               Pearson lemma, similar and unbiased
(b) System of particles :                                                                           nucleus-success and limitations, Violation        tests, UMPU tests for single and several-
                                                   Poynting theorem, Vector and scalar
Constraints, degrees of freedom,                                                                    of parity in beta decay, Gamma decay and
                                                   potentials, Gauge invariance, Lorentz and                                                          parameter families of distributions,
generalised coordinates and momenta.                                                                internal conversion, Elementary ideas
                                                   Coulomb gauges, Electromagnetic field                                                              likelihood rotates and its large sample
Lagrange’s equation and applications to                                                             about Mossbauer spectroscopy, Q-value
                                                   tensor, covariance of Maxwell’s equations.                                                         properties, chi-square goodness of fit test
linear harmonic oscillator, simple pendulum                                                         of nuclear reactions, Nuclear fission and
                                                   Wave equations in isotropic dielectrics,                                                           and its asymptotic distribution.
and central force problems. Cyclic                                                                  fusion, energy production in stars, Nuclear
                                                   reflection and refraction at the boundary of                                                       Confidence bounds and its relation with
coordinates, Hamiltonian Lagrange’s                                                                 reactors.
                                                   two dielectrics. Fresnel’s relations, Normal                                                       tests, uniformly most accurate (UMA) and
equation from Hamilton’s principle.                                                                 5. Particle Physics & Solid State Physics:
                                                   and anomalous dispersion, Rayleigh                                                                 UMA unbiased confidence bounds.
(c) Rigid body dynamics :                                                                           (a) Particle Physics :
                                                   scattering.                                                                                        Kolmogorov’s test for goodness of fit and
Eulerian angles, inertia tensor, principal                                                          Classification of elementary particles and        its consistency, sign test and its optimality,
                                                   (b) Blackbody radiation :
moments of inertia. Euler’s equation of                                                             their interactions, Conservation laws,            Wilcoxon signed-ranks test and its
motion of a rigid body, force-free motion of       Blackbody radiation ad Planck radiation          Quark structure of hadrons. Field quanta          consistency, Kolmogorov-Smirnov two-
a rigid body, Gyroscope.                           law-Stefan-Boltzmann             law,    Wien    of electro-weak and strong interactions.          sample test, run test, Wilcoxon-Mann-
2. Special Relativity, Waves & Geometrical         displacement law and Rayleigh-Jeans law,         Elementary ideas about Unification of             Whitney test and median test, their
Optics :                                           Planck mass, Planck length, Planck time,         Forces, Physics of neutrinos.                     consistency and asymptotic normality.
                                                   Plank temperature and Planck energy.
(a) Special Relativity :                                                                            (b) Solid State Physics :                         Wald’s SPRT and its properties, OC and
                                                   6. Thermal and Statistical Physics :
Michelson-Morley experiment and its                                                                 Cubic crystal structure, Band theory of           ASN functions, Wald’s fundamental
implications, Lorentz transformations-             (a) Thermodynamics :                             solids-conductors, insulators and semi-           identity, sequential estimation.
length contraction, time dilation, addition        Laws of thermodynamics, reversible and           conductors, Elements of superconductivity,        Linear Inference and Multivariate
of velocities, aberration and Doppler effect,      irreversible       processes,         entropy,   Meissner effect, Joseph-son junctions and         Analysis :
mass energy relation, simple application           Isothermal, adiabatic, isobaric, isochoric       applications, Elementary ideas about high         Linear statistical models, theory of least
to a decay process, Minkowski diagram,             processes and entropy change, Otto and           temperature superconductivity.                    squares and analysis of variance, Gauss-
four dimensional momentum vector.                  Diesel engines, Gibbs’ phase rule and            6. Electronics :                                  Markoff theory, normal equations, least
Covariance of equations of physics.                chemical potential. Van der Waals                Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors-p-         squares estimates and their precision, test
(b) Waves :                                        equation of state of real gas, critical          n-p and n-p-n transistors, Amplifiers and         of significance and interval estimates
Simple harmonic motion, damped                     constants. Maxwell-Boltzman distribution         oscillators, Op-amps, FET, JFET and               based on least squares theory in one-way,
oscillation, forced oscillation and                of molecular velocities, transport               MOSFET, Digital electronics-Boolean               two-way and three-way classified data,
resonance, Beats, Stationary waves in a            phenomena, equipartition and virial              identities, De-Morgan’s laws, Logic gates         regression analysis, linear regression,
string. Pulses and wave packets. Phase             theorems, Dulong-Petit, Einstein, and            and truth tables, Simple logic circuits,          curvilinear regression and orthogonal
and group velocities. Reflection and               Debye’s theories of specific heat of solids.     Thermistors, solar cells, Fundamentals of         polynomials, multiple regression, multiple
Refraction from Huygens’ principle.                Maxwell relations and applications.              microprocessors and digital computers.            and partial correlations, regression
(c) Geometrical Optics :                           Clausius-Clapeyron equation. Adiabatic                                                             diagnostics and sensitivity analysis,
Laws of reflection and refraction from                                                                                STATISTICS
                                                   demagnetisation, Joule-Kelvin effect and                                                           calibration problems, estimation of
Format’s principle. Matrix method in                                                                                   PAPER-I
                                                   liquefication of gases.                                                                            variance and covariance components,
paraxial optic-thin-lens formula, nodal                                                             Probability :                                     MINQUE theory, multivariate normal
planes, system of two thin lenses,                 (b) Statistical Physics :
                                                                                                    Sample space and events, probability              distribution, Mahalanobis; D 2 and
chromatic and spherical aberrations.               Saha ionization formula, Bose-Einstein
                                                                                                    measure and probability space, random             Hotelling’s T 2 statistics and their
3. Physical Optics :                               condensation, Thermodynamic behaviour
                                                                                                    variable as a measurable function,                applications and properties, discriminant
(a) Interference :                                 of an ideal Fermi gas, Chandrasekhar
                                                   limit, elementary ideas about neutron stars      distribution function of a random variable,       analysis, canonical correlations, one-way
Interference of light-Young’s experiment,                                                           discrete and continuous-type random               MANOVA, principal component analysis,
                                                   and pulsars, Brownian motion as a
Newton’s rings, interference by thin films,                                                         variable, probability mass function,              elements of factor analysis.
                                                   random walk, diffusion process. Concept
Michelson interferometer. Multiple beam                                                             probability density function, vector-valued
                                                   of negative temperatures.                                                                          Sampling Theory and Design of
interference          and       Fabry-Perot                                                         random variable, marginal and conditional
                                                                    PAPER-II                                                                          Experiments :
interferometer. Holography and simple                                                               distributions, stochastic independence of
applications.                                                        Section-A                                                                        An outline of fixed-population and super-
                                                                                                    events and of random variables,                   population approaches, distinctive
(b) Diffraction :                                  1. Quantum Mechanics I :                         expectation and moments of a random               features of finite population sampling,
Fraunhofer diffraction-single slit, double         Wave-particle duality. Schroedinger              variable, conditional expectation,
slit, diffraction grating, resolving power.                                                                                                           probability sampling designs, simple
                                                   equation and expectation values.                 convergence of a sequence of random
Fresnel diffraction:- half-period zones and                                                                                                           random sampling with and without
                                                   Uncertainty principle, Solutions of the one-     variable in distribution, in probability, in p-
zones plates. Fersnel integrals. Application       dimensional Schroedinger equation free                                                             replacement, stratified random sampling,
                                                                                                    th mean and almost everywhere, their              systematic sampling and its efficacy for
of Cornu’s spiral to the analysis of               particle (Gaussian wave-packet), particle
                                                                                                    criteria and inter-relations, Borel-Cantelli      structural populations, cluster sampling,
diffraction at a straight edge and by a long       in a box, particle in a finite well, linear,
                                                                                                    lemma, Chebyshev’s and Khinchine’s                two-stage and multi-stage sampling, ratio
narrow slit. Deffraction by a circular             harmonic oscillator, Reflection and
                                                   transmission by a potential step and by a        weak laws of large numbers, strong law of         and regression, methods of estimation
aperture and the Airy pattern.
                                                   rectangular barrier, use of WKB formula          large numbers and Kolmogorov’s                    involving one or more auxiliary variables,
(c) Polarisation and Modern Optics :
                                                   for the life-time calculation in the alpha-      theorems, Glivenko-Cantelli theorem,              two-phase        sampling,       probability
Production and detection of linearly and
                                                   decay problem.                                   probability       generating       function,      proportional to size sampling with and
circularly polarised light. Double refraction,
                                                   2. Quantum Mechanics II & Atomic                 characteristic function, inversion theorem,       without replacement, the Hansen-Hurwitz
quarter wave plate. Optical activity. Principles
of fibre optics attenuation; pulse dispersion      Physics :                                        Laplace transform, related uniqueness             and the Horvitz-Thompson estimator, non-
in step index and parabolic index fibres;          (a) Quantum Mechanics II :                       and continuity theorems, determination of         negative variance estimation with
material dispersion, single mode fibres.                                                            distribution by its moments. Linderberg           reference to the Horvitz-Thompson
                                                   Particle in a three dimensional box, density
Lasers-Einstein A and B coefficients, Ruby                                                          and Levy forms of central limit theorem,          estimators, non-sampling errors, Warner’s
                                                   of states, free electron theory of metals,
and He-Ne lasers. Characteristics of laser         The angular momentum problem, The                standard discrete and continuous                  randomised response technique for
light-spatial and temporal coherence.              hydrogen atom, The spin half problem and         probability distributions, their inter-           sensitive characteristics.
Focussing of laser beams. Three-level              properties of Pauli spin matrices.               relations and limiting cases, simple              Fixed      effects     model       (two-way
scheme for laser operation.                        (b) Atomic Physics :                             properties of finite Markov chains.               classification) random and mixed effects
                  Section-B                        Stern-Gerlack experiment, electron spin,         Statistical Inference :                           models (two-way classification with equal
4. Electricity and Magnetism:                      fine structure of hydrogen atom, L-S             Consistency, unbiasedness, efficiency,            number of observation per cell), CRD,
(a) Electrostatics and Magneto-statics :           coupling, J-J coupling, Spectroscopic            sufficiency,       minimal      sufficiency,      RBD, LSD and their analysis, incomplete
                                                   notation of atomic states, Zeeman effect,        completeness, ancillary statistic,                block designs, concepts of orthogonality
Laplace and Poisson equations in electro-
                                                   Frank-Condon            principle       and      factorization theorem, exponential family         and balance, BIBD, missing plot
statics and their applications. Energy of a                                                                                                                                            n
                                                   applications.                                    of distribution and its properties, uniformly     technique, factorial designs: 2 , 32 and 33,
system of charges, multiple expansion of
                                                   3. Molecular Physics :                           minimum variance unbiased (UMVU)                  confounding in factorial experiments, split-
scalar potential. Method of images and its
                                                   Elementary theory of rotational, vibrational     estimation, Rao-Blackwell and Lehmann-            plot and simple lattice designs.
applications. Potential and field due to a
dipole, force and torque on a dipole in an         and electronic spectra of diatomic               Scheffe theorems, Cramer-Rao inequality                            PAPER-II
external field. Dielectrics, polarisation,         molecules, Raman effect and molecular            for single and several-parameter family of        I. Industrial Statistics:
Solutions to boundary-value problems-              structure, Laser Raman spectroscopy              distributions, minimum variance bound             Process and product control, general
conducting and dielectric spheres in a             importance of neutral hydrogen atom,             estimator and its properties, modifications       theory of control charts, different types of
uniform electric field. Magnetic shell,            molecular hydrogen and molecular                 and extensions of Cramer-Rao inequality,          control charts for variables and attributes,
uniformly         magnetised         sphere.       hydrogen ion in astronomy Fluorescence           Chapman-Robbins                  inequality,      X, R, s, p, np and c charts, cumulative sum
Ferromagnetic materials, hysteresis,               and Phos-phorescence, Elementary
                                                                                                    Bhattacharya’s bounds, estimation by              chart, V-mask, single, double, multiple and
energy loss.                                       theory and applications of NMR.
                                                                                                    methods of moments, maximum                       sequential sampling plans for attributes,
                                                   Elementary ideas about Lamb shift and
(b) Current Electricity :                                                                           likelihood, least squares, minimum chi-           OC, ASN, AQQ and ATI curves, concepts of
                                                   its significance.
Kirchhoff’s laws and their applications, Biot-                                                      square and modified minimum chi-square            producer’s and consumer’s risks, AQL,
Savart law, Ampere’s law, Faraday’s law,                          Section-B                                                                           LTPD and AOQL, sampling plans for
                                                                                                    properties of maximum likelihood and
Lenz’ law. Self and mutual inductances. Mean       4. Nuclear Physics :                             other estimators, idea of asymptotic              variables, use of Dodge-Roming and
and rms values in AC circuits, LR, CR and          Basic nuclear properties-size, binding           efficiency, idea of prior and posterior           Military Standard tables. Concepts of
LCR circuits-series and parallel resonance,        energy, angular momentum, parity,                                                                  reliability, maintainability and availability,
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 reliability of series and parallel systems       tables, logistic and other population growth         relationships.                                   maps, multiple alleles, cistron
 and other simple configurations, renewal         curves, fitting a logistic curve, population     (q) Comparative functional anatomy of                concept; genetics of blood groups.
 density and renewal function, survival           projection, stable population theory, uses                                                        (d) Mutations and mutagenesis: radiation
                                                                                                       various systems of vertebrates
 models (exponential, Weibull, lognormal,         of stable population and quasi-stable
                                                                                                       (integument and its derivatives,                 and chemical.
 Rayleigh, and bath-tub), different types of      population techniques in estimation of
                                                  demographic parameters, morbidity and                endoskeleton, locomotory organs              (e) Cloning technology, plasmids and
 redundancy and use of redundancy in                                                                   digestive system, respiratory system,            cosmids as vectors, transgenics,
                                                  its measurement, standard classification
 reliability improvement. Problems in life-                                                            circulatory system including heart and           transposons, DNA sequence cloning
                                                  by cause of death, health surveys and use
 testing censored and truncated                                                                        aortic arches; urino-genital system,             and whole animal cloning (Principles
                                                  of hospital statistics.
 experiments for exponential models.                                                                   brain and sense organs (eye and ear).
                                                  Method of standardisation of scales and                                                               and methodology).
 II. Optimization Techniques:
                                                  tests, Z-scores, standard scores, T-                             Section-B                        (f)    Regulation and gene expression in
 Different types of models in Operational         scores, percentile scores, intelligence          I. Ecology:                                             pro-and eukaryotes.
 Research, their construction and general         quotient and its measurement and uses,
 methods of solution, simulation and                                                               (a) Biosphere: Biogeochemical cycles,            (g) Signal transduction; pedigree-
                                                  validity of test scores and its determination,
 Monte-Carlo methods, the structure and                                                                green-houses effect, ozone layer and             analysis; congenital diseases in man.
                                                  use of factor analysis and path analysis in
 formulation of linear programming (LP)                                                                its impact; ecological succession,           (h) Human genome mapping; DNA
 problem, simple LP model and its                                                                      biomes and ecotones.                             finger-printing.
 graphical solution, the simplex procedure,                        ZOOLOGY                         (b) Population,     characteristics,             III.   Evolution:
 the two-phase method and the M-                                    PAPER-1                            population dynamics, population
 technique with artificial variables, the                                                              stabilization.                               (a) Origin of life.
 duality theory of LP and its economic                                                             (c) Conservation of natural resources            (b) Natural selection, role of mutation in
                                                  1.    Non-chordata and chordata:
 interpretation, sensitivity analysis,                                                                 mineral       mining,      fisheries,            evolution, mimicry, variation, isolation,
 transportation and assignment problems,          (a) Classification and relationship of                                                                speciation.
                                                                                                       acquaculture; forestry; grassland;
 rectangular games, two-person zero- sum              various phyla up-to sub-classes;
                                                                                                       wildlife (Project Tiger); sustainable        (c) Fossils and fossilization; evolution of
 games, method of solution (graphical and             Acoelomata      and    Coelomata;
                                                                                                       production in agriculture-integrated             horse, elephant and man.
 algebraic).                                          Protostomes and Deuterostomes,
                                                                                                       pest management.
                                                      Bilateralia and Radiata; Status of                                                            (d) Hardy-Weinberg law, causes of
 Replacement of failing or deteriorating
                                                      Protista, Parazoa, Onychophora and           (d) Environmental      biodegradation;               change in gene frequency.
 items, group and individual replacement
                                                      Hemichordata; Symmetry.                          pollution and its impact on
 policies, concept of scientific inventory                                                                                                          (e) Continental drift and distribution of
                                                                                                       biosphere and its prevention.
 management and analytical structure of           (b) Protozoa: Locomotion, nutrition,                                                                  animals.
 inventory problems, simple models with               reproduction; evolution of sex; general      II. Ethology:
                                                                                                                                                    IV. Systematics:
 deterministic and stochastic demand with             features and life history of                 (a) Behaviour:      Sensory   filtering,
                                                                                                                                                    (a) Zoological nomenclature; international
 and without lead time, storage models with           Paramaecium,             Monocystis,             responsiveness, sign stimuli,
                                                      Plasmodium and Leisismania.                      learning, instinct, habituation,                 code; cladistics.
 particular reference to dam type.
                                                  (c) Porifera: Skeleton, canal system and             conditioning, imprinting.                                        Section-B
 Homogeneous discrete-time Markov
 chains, transition probability matrix,               reproduction.                                (b) Role of hormones in drive; role of           I. Biochemistry:
 classification of states and ergodic                                                                  pheromones in alarm spreading;               (a) Structure and role of carbohydrates,
                                                  (d) Coelenterata:         Polymorphism,
 theorems, homogeneous continuous-                                                                     crypsis, predator detection, predator             fats, lipids, proteins, aminoacids,
                                                      defensive structures and their                                                                     nucleic acids; saturated and
 time Markov chains, Poisson process,                 mechanism; coral reefs and their                 tactics, social behaviour in insects
                                                                                                                                                         unsaturated fatty acids, cholesterol.
 elements of queuing theory, M/M/1, M/M/K,            formation; metagenesis; general                  and primates, courtship (Drosophila,
 G/M/1 and M/G/1 queues.                                                                               3-spine stickleback and birds).              (b) Glycolysis and Krebs cycle, oxidation
                                                      features and life history of Obelia and                                                            and         reduction,       oxidative
 Solution of statistical problems on                  Aurelia.                                     (c) Orientation, navigation, homing;                  phosphorylation; energy conservation
 computers using well-known statistical           (e) Platyhelminthes: Parasitic adaptation;           biological rhythms; biological clock,             and release, ATP, cyclic AMP – its
 software packages like SPSS.                         general features and life history of             tidal, seasonal and circadian rhythms.            structure and role.
 III. Quantitative Economics and Official             Fasciola and Taenia and their relation       (d) Methods of studying animal behaviour.        (c) Hormone classification (steroid and
 Statistics :                                         to man.                                      III. Economic Zoology:                                peptide hormones), biosynthesis and
 Determination of trend, seasonal and                                                                                                                    function.
                                                  (f)   Nemathelminthes: General features,         (a) Apiculture, sericulture, lac culture, carp
 cyclical components, Box-Jenkins method,               life history and parasitic adaptation of                                                    (d) Enzymes: types and mechanisms of
                                                                                                       culture, pearl culture, prawn culture.            action;       immunoglobulin        and
 tests for stationery of series, ARIMA models           Ascaris; nemathelminths in relation
 and determination of orders of                                                                    (b) Major infectious and communicable                 immunity; vitamins and co-enzymes.
                                                        to man.
 autoregressive and moving average                                                                     diseases (small pox, plague, malaria,        (e) Bioenergetics.
                                                  (g) Annelida: Coelom and metamerism;                 tuberculosis, cholera and AIDS) their
 components, forecasting.                                                                                                                           II Physiology (with special reference to
                                                      modes of life in polychaetes; general            vectors, pathogens and prevention.                mammals):
 Commonly used index numbers-                         features and life history of nereis
 Laspeyre’s, Paashe’s and Fisher’s ideal                                                           (c) Cattle and livestock diseases, their         (a) Composition and constituents of
                                                      (Neanthes), earthworm (Pheretima)                                                                  blood; blood groups and Rh factor in
 Index numbers, chain-base index                                                                       pathogens (helminths) and vectors
                                                      and leach (Hirundaria).                                                                            man; coagulation, factors and
 numbers, uses and limitations of index                                                                (ticks, mites, Tabanus, Stomoxys)
 numbers, index number of wholesale               (h) Arthropoda: Larval forms and                                                                       mechanism of coagulation; acid-base
                                                                                                   (d) Pests of sugar cane (Pyrilla
 prices, consumer price index number,                 parasitism in Crustacea; vision and                                                                balance, thermo regulation.
                                                                                                       perpusiella), oil seed (Achaea Janata)
 index numbers of agricultural and                    respiration in arthropods (prawn,                                                             (b) Oxygen and carbon dioxide transport;
                                                                                                       and rice (Sitophilus oryzae).
 industrial production, test for index                cockroach and scorpion); modification                                                              haemoglobin: constituents and role
                                                      of mouth parts in insects (cockroach,        IV. Biostatistics:       Designing       of           in regulation.
 numbers like proportionality test, time-
 reversal test, factor-reversal test, circular        mosquito, housefly, honey bee and                experiments; null hypothesis;                (c) Nutritive requirements; role of salivary
 test and dimensional invariance test.                butterfly); metamorphosis in insects             correlation, regression, distribution             glands, liver, pancreas and intestinal
                                                      and its hormonal regulation; social              and measure of central tendency, chi              glands in digestion and absorption.
 General linear model, ordinary least
                                                      organization in insects (termites and            square, student t-test, F-test (one-way      (d) Excretory products; nephron and
 squares and generalised least squares
                                                      honey bees).                                     & two-way F-test)                                 regulation of urine formation;
 methods of estimation, problem of multi-
 collinearity, consequences and solutions                                                          V. Instrumental methods:                              osmoregulation.
                                                  (i)   Mollusca: Feeding, respiration,
 of multi-collinearity, autocorrelation and its         locomotion, shell diversity; general       (a) Spectrophotometry, flame photometry,         (e) Types of muscles, mechanism of
 consequences, heteroscedasticity of                                                                                                                     contraction of skeletal muscles.
                                                        features and life history of                   Geiger-Muller counter, scintillation
 disturbances and its testing, test for                 Lamellidens, Pila and Sepia, torsion           counting.                                    (f) Neuron, nerve impulse-its conduction
 independence of disturbances, Zellner’s                and detorsion in gastropods.                                                                     and        synaptic     transmission;
 seemingly unrelated regression equation                                                           (b) Electron microscopy (TEM, SEM).                   neurotransmitters.
                                                  (j)   Echinodermata: Feeding respiration,                        PAPER-II                         (g) Vision, hearing and olfaction in man.
 model and its estimation, concept of
                                                        locomotion larval forms; general
 structure and model for simultaneous                                                                              Section-A                        (h) Mechanism of hormone action.
 equations, problem of identification-rank              features and life history of Asterias.
                                                                                                   I. Cell Biology:                                 (i) Physiology of reproduction, role of
 and order conditions of identifiability, two-    (k) Protochordata: Origin of chordates;                                                                hormones and phermones.
                                                                                                   (a) Structure and function of cell and its
 stage least squares method of estimation.            general features and life history of                                                          III. Developmental Biology:
                                                                                                        organelles       (nucleus,     plasma
 Present official statistical system in India         Branchiostoma and Herdamania.
                                                                                                        membrane,              mitochondria,        (a) Differentiation from gamete to neurula
 relating to population, agriculture,             (l)   Pisces:     Scales,    respiration,             Golgibodies, endoplasmic reticulum,              stage; dedifferentiation; metaplasia,
 industrial production, trade and prices,               locomotion, migration.                          ribosomes and lysosomes), cell                   induction, morphogenesis and
 methods of collection of official statistics,                                                                                                           morphogen; fate maps of gastrulae
                                                  (m) Amphibia: Origin of tetrapods;                    division (mitosis and meiosis), mitotic
 their reliability and limitation and the                                                                                                                in frog and chick; organogenesis of
                                                      parental care, paedomorphosis.                    spindle and mitotic apparatus,
 principal publications containing such                                                                                                                  eye and heart, placentation in
 statistics, various official agencies            (n) Reptilia: Origin of reptiles; skull types;        chromosome movement.
 responsible for data collection and their            status of Sphenodon and crocodiles.          (b) Watson-Crick model of DNA,                   (b) Role of cytoplasm in and genetic
 main functions.                                  (o) Aves: Origin of birds; flight adaptation,         replication of DNA, protein synthesis,           control of development; cell lineage;
 IV. Demography and Psychometry :                     migration.                                        transcription and transcription factors.         causation of metamorphosis in frog
                                                                                                   II. Genetics:                                         and insects; paedogenesis and
 Demographic data from census,                    (p) Mammalia: Origin of mammals;
                                                                                                                                                         neoteny; growth, degrowth and cell
 registration, NSS and other surveys, and             dentition; general features of egg-          (a) Gene structure and functions; genetic
                                                                                                                                                         death; ageing; blastogenesis;
 their limitation and uses, definition,               laying        mammals,         pouched-           code.
 construction and uses of vital rates and                                                                                                                regeneration;          teratogenesis;
                                                      mammals, aquatic mammals and                 (b) Sex chromosomes and sex                           neoplasia.
 ratios, measures of fertility, reproduction          primates; endocrine glands and other              determination in Drosophilla,               (c) Invasiveness of placenta; in vitro
 rates, morbidity rate, standardized death            hormone producing structures
 rate, complete and abridged life tables,                                                               nematodes and man.                               fertilization; embryo transfer, cloning.
                                                      (pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal,   (c) Mendel’s laws of inheritance,                (d) Baer’s law; evo-devo concept.
 construction of life tables from vital
 statistics and census returns, uses of life          pancreas, gonads) and their inter-                recombination, linkage, linkage-
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                                                                               APPENDIX – II(A)
Candidates are required to apply Online using the Website                                                - (Rupees One Hundred only) [excepting Female/SC/ST/ Physically                                                                             Handicapped candidates who are exempted from payment of fee] either by
Salient Features of the system of Online Application Form are given hereunder:                           remitting the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking
•        Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the                   facility of SBI or by using any Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
         above mentioned Website.                                                               •        Before start filling up on Online Application, a candidate must have his/her
•        Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing                  photograph and signature duly scanned in the .png/.jpg format in such a
         two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available in the above               manner that each file should not exceed 40 KB each.
         mentioned site through drop down menu.                                                 •        The Online Application (Part I and II) can be filled from 19th March, 2011 to
•        The candidates applying Online are required to pay a reduced fee of Rs.100/                     18th April, 2011 till 11.59 p.m., after which link will be disabled.

                                                                               APPENDIX – II(B)
                                                       WHO WISH TO APPLY OFFLINE.
1.         Candidates must use only the new Common Application Form (Form-E) for                letters) exactly as recorded in your Matriculation/High School/Secondary or equivalent
           UPSC Examinations (Cost Rs.30/-) based on OMR entries supplied with the              examination certificate. Write a single letter in a box. Leave a box blank between any
           Information Brochure purchased from any of the designated Head Post                  two parts of the name. Then darken the corresponding circle below each letter. Do not
           Offices/Post Offices listed in Appendix III. Form should be purchased from           darken a circle below a blank box. Do not use any prefix such as Shri, Kum., Dr. etc.
           designated Post Offices only and not from any other agency. Candidates must          with your name.
           use the Form supplied with the Information Brochure only and they should in          Column 3: Date of Birth
           no case use photocopy/reproduction/ unauthorisedly printed copy of the               Darken the appropriate circles for the day, month and the last two digits of the year of
           Form. The Form will NOT be supplied by the Commission’s office.                      your birth as recorded in your Matriculation/High School/Secondary or equivalent
2.         The Application Form must be filled in by the candidates in their own                examination certificate.
           handwriting. Since this Form will be processed on computerised machines,
                                                                                                Column 4: Gender
           candidates should exercise due care in handling and filling up the Application
           Form. They should use black ball point pen only to darken the circles. For           Darken appropriate circle applicable in your case.
           writing also, they should use black ball point pen only.                             Column 5: Nationality
           Since the entries made by the candidates by darkening the circles only will be       Darken appropriate circle applicable in your case.
           taken into account while processing the applications on computerised machines,       Column 6: Marital Status
           they should make these entries very carefully and accurately.                        Darken appropriate circle applicable in your case.
3.         Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended by them in all the             Column 7: Central Recruitment Fee Stamp
           places viz. in their Application Form, Attendance List etc. and in all the
                                                                                                Fee to be paid for the Indian Forest Service Examination, 2011 is Rs.200/- (Rupees
           correspondence with the Commission, should be identical and there should be
                                                                                                Two Hundred only). All Female/SC/ST/Physically Handicapped candidates are not
           no variation of any kind. If any variation is found in the signatures appended by
           him/her at different places, his/her candidature will be liable to be cancelled by   required to pay any fee.
           the Commission.                                                                      Fee is payable only through Central Recruitment Fee Stamp (Not postage stamps).
4.         No change in the entries made in original Application Form will be allowed           No other mode of payment is acceptable. Obtain only one single CRF Stamp of
           under any circumstances.                                                             requisite denomination from the post office and paste it firmly within the box. After
                                                                                                pasting the CRF Stamp on the form, get it cancelled from the post office of purchase in
5.         The candidates are advised in their own interest to ensure that the applications
                                                                                                the space provided.
           reach the Commission’s Office on or before the closing date. Applications
           received in the Commission’s Office after the closing date will not be considered.   Do not staple the CRF Stamp.
6.         While filling in his/her Application Form, the candidate should carefully decide     Column 8: Father’s Name
           about his/her choice for the centre and optional subject for the examination.        Write your father’s name (in English capital letters). Write a single letter in each box,
           More than one application from a candidate giving different centres and/or           Leave a box blank between any two parts of the name. Do not use any prefix such as
           optional subjects will not be accepted in any case. Even if a candidate sends        Mr, Shri, Dr. etc.
           more than one completed application, the Commission will accept only one             Column 9: Mother’s Name
           application at their discretion and the Commission’s decision in the matter
                                                                                                Write your mother’s name (in English capital letters). Write a single letter in each box,
           shall be final.
                                                                                                Leave a box blank between any two parts of the name. Do not use any prefix such as
7.         On the Acknowledgement Card, the candidates should write their Application           Mrs., Smt., Dr. etc.
           Form No. (as printed below the bar code on the Form) and the name of
                                                                                                Column 10 : Examination Centre Code
           examination viz. “Indian Forest Service Examination, 2011”. They should
           also write clearly and legibly their mailing address on the Acknowledgement          Choose the correct Examination Centre code from the list given below where you wish
           Card. A postage stamp of Rs.6/- (Rupees Six only) should be affixed on the           to appear in Indian Forest Service Examination, 2011. Then darken the appropriate
           card. The Acknowledgement Card should not be stapled or pinned or tagged             circles.
           or pasted with the Application Form.                                                 List of Centres for Indian Forest Service Examination and their Codes.
                                                                                                List of Centres of Examination
                             Eligibility Conditions (in brief)                                    Centre              Code      Centre          Code Centre                        Code
                                                                                                  Agartala            45        Gangtok         42       Panaji ( Goa )            36
     (i)   Age limits :                                                                           Ahmedabad           01        Hyderabad       10       Patna                     15
           21-30 years as on 1.7.2011 (upper age limit relaxable for SCs/STs. OBCs and            Aizawl              47        Imphal          44       Port Blair                37
           certain other categories as specified in Para 3(ii) of Notice).                        Allahabad           02        Itanagar        48       Raipur                    49
     (ii) Educational Qualifications :                                                            Bangalore           03        Jaipur          11       Ranchi                    41
           Bachelor’s degree of a recognised University with at least one of the subjects         Bareilly            54        Jammu           34       Sambalpur                 53
           namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology,
                                                                                                  Bhopal              04        Jorhat          46       Shillong                  16
           Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in
           Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering or an equivalent qualification [Para           Chandigarh          35        Kochi           24       Shimla                    17
           3(iii) of Notice].                                                                     Chennai             12        Kohima          43       Srinagar                  18
     (iii) No. of permissible attempts :                                                          Cuttack             07        Kolkatta        06       Thiruvananthapuram 19
           Four (Seven attempts for OBCs and no limit for SCs/STs [Para 3(iv) of Notice].         Dehradun            14        Lucknow         26       Tirupati                  50
     (iv) Fee :                                                                                   Delhi               08        Madurai         40       Udaipur                   52
           Rs.200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) for candidates of Specified Remote                  Dharwar             39        Mumbai          05       Vishakhapatnam            51
           Areas applying Offline.(No fee for Female/SCs/STs/Physically Handicapped               Dispur              09        Nagpur          13
           only). (Ref. Para 4 of Notice).
                                                                                                Column 11 : Educational Qualification Code
                                                                                                Choose the correct Educational Qualification Code from the table given below and
 Instructions to candidates of Specified Remote Areas applying Offline by filing                then darken the appropriate circles applicable in your case.
         up the Application Form [Form-E] for the INDIAN FOREST SERVICE
                                                                                                Code Educational qualification
                                 EXAMINATION, 2011.
                                                                                                01        If you have already passed the requisite qualifying Examination, with prescribed
     Important: Only black ballpoint pen shall be used for filling up this form.
                               Side 1 of Application Form
                                                                                                02        If you have appeared/are appearing at the requisite qualifying Examination,
Column 1: Examination for which applying (if eligible)
                                                                                                          with prescribed subject.
Write the name of Examination as INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION (in
English capital letters only).
                                                                                                Note : For prescribed subjects see para 3 (iii) of Notice.
Write the year of Exam as 2011
Darken the circles 06 as Examination Code
                                                                                                Column 12 : Age Relaxation Code
Column 2: Name of the candidate
                                                                                                If claiming age relaxation, choose the correct category code from the table given below
For filing up this column, first write in the boxes your full name (in English capital
                                                                                                and darken the appropriate circles applicable in your case.
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 CATEGORY – CODES FOR CLAIMING AGE RELAXATION.                                                against [General Category] and not leave it blank.
 [Refer Para 3(ii)(b) of Notice]                                                              Note 3 : No change in the community status indicated by a candidate in his/her
 Code Category                                                         Extent of Age          Application Form for the examination will ordinarily be allowed by the Commission at
 No.                                                                   Relaxation             a subsequent stage.
                                                                       Permissible            Column 16: Minority status
 01      SC and ST                                                     5 years                If you belong to any of the specified minorities (Muslim / Christian / Sikh / Buddhist /
 02      OBC                                                           3 years                Zoroastrian), darken the appropriate circle applicable in your case.
 03      Blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically                          10 years               Column 17: Physically Challenged
         handicapped persons.                                                                 If you belong to any of the specified PH category (Orthopaedically Challenged / Visually
                                                                                              Impaired / Hearing Impaired), darken the appropriate circle.
 04      Blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically           + SC/ST          15 years
                                                                                              Column 18: Address
         handicapped persons
                                                                                              Write your complete mailing address including your name in English capital letters
 05      Blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically            + OBC           13 years
                                                                                              within the box provided for the purpose. Also write the PIN Code in the box provided.
         handicapped persons                                                                  Write with black ball point pen only. Do not write outside the box. Please note that this
 06      Defence Services Personnel disabled in operations               3 years              address will be photocopied as such, in all letters to be sent to you and therefore, it
         during hostilities with any foreign country or in a                                  should be very clearly and legibly written.
         disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.                                If you make any mistake in writing the address, cover the whole box with an exact
 07      Defence Services Personnel                     + SC/ST          8 years              sized white paper slip and rewrite your address on that.
         (as against Code No. 06)                                                             Column 19: Photograph and signature.
 08      Defence Services Personnel                     + OBC            6 years              Paste firmly, in the space provided, your recent photograph of 3.5 cm. x 4.5 cm. size
                                                                                              (preferably black & white) with your Name and Date of Birth printed on it. Do not
         (as against Code No. 06)
                                                                                              staple the photograph. Photograph should neither be signed by you nor should it
 09      Ex-Servicemen including Commissioned Officers and               5 years              be got attested. Also append your signature in black ball point pen within the box
          ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered at least five years                                   provided below the space for photograph.
          Military Service as on 1st July, 2011 and have been                                                             Side 2 of Application Form
          released (i) on completion of assignment (including those
          whose assignment is due to be completed within one                                  Columns 20 to 21 :
          year from 1st July, 2011) otherwise than by way of                                  Candidates applying for Indian Forest Service Examination are not required to fill any
          dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or                                  of these columns. They should, therefore, leave these columns blank.
          inefficiency; or (ii) on account of physical disability                             Columns 22 : For Indian Forest Service Examination :
          attributable to Military Service; or (iii) on invalidment.                          (i) Codes for Optional Subjects for Indian Forest Service Examination :
 10      Ex-Servicemen including                        + SC/ST          10 years             Choose the correct code from the table given below and darken the appropriate circles
         Commissioned officers and ECOs/SSCOs                                                 for both the optional subjects.
         (as against Code No.09)                                                              LIST OF OPTIONAL SUBJECTS AND THEIR CODES :
 11      Ex-Servicemen including                        + OBC            8 years                Subject                          Code Subject                          Code
         Commissioned officers and ECOs/SSCOs                                                   Agriculture                      01       Forestry                     08
                                                                                                Agricultural Engineering         02       Geology                      09
         (as against Code No.09)
                                                                                                Animal Husbandry &               03       Mathematics                  10
 12      ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of              5 years
                                                                                                Veterinary Science                        Mechanical Engineering       11
         assignment of five years of Military Service as on
                                                                                                Botany                           04       Physics                      12
         1st July, 2011 and whose assignment has been
                                                                                                Chemistry                        05       Statistics                   13
         extended beyond five years and in whose case the
                                                                                                Chemical Engineering             06       Zoology                      14
         Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can
                                                                                                Civil Engineering                07
         apply for civil employment and that they will be
                                                                                              (ii) No. of attempts already made
         released on three months notice on selection from the
                                                                                              Darken the appropriate circles for the number of attempts already made by you in
         date of receipt of offer of appointment.                                             Indian Forest Service Examination. For example, if you have not appeared earlier in
 13      ECOs/SSCOs                                     + SC/ST          10 years             the Indian Forest Service Examination, please darken OO. If you have taken one
         (as against Code No. 12)                                                             attempt, please darken O in the first circle and 1 in the second circle.
 14      ECOs/SSCOs                                     + OBC            8 years              Columns 23 to 27 :
         (as against Code No. 12)                                                             Candidates applying for Indian Forest Service Examination are not required to fill any
                                                                                              of these columns. They should, therefore, leave these columns blank.
 15      Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the             5 years
                                                                                              Column 28: Declaration
         State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from
                                                                                              The candidate must read the declaration carefully before signing and then sign.
         1st January, 1980 to 31st December, 1989.
                                                                                              Column 29: Write your name in English Capital letters in the box provided for the
 16      Candidates who had ordinarily been             + SC/ST          10 years             purpose.
         domiciled in the State of J&K                                                        Column 30: Signature of candidate
         (as against Code No.15)                                                              Make your usual signature in black ball point pen within the box provided. Your
 17      Candidates who had ordinarily been             + OBC            8 years              signature must not overflow or touch the border of the box provided. Do not merely
         domiciled in the State of J&K                                                        write your name in capital letters in place of signature. Unsigned applications will
         (as against Code No.15)                                                              be summarily rejected.
 Column 13: Remote Area Code                                                                  Also write the place and date of signing the form in the space provided for these
 If you are residing in a remote area specified in Para 6 of the Notice of the Examination,
                                                                                              Column 31: Write your telephone number with STD code in the box provided.
 choose the relevant code from the table given below and darken the appropriate
 circles.                                                                                     Column 32: Write your mobile number in the box provided.
 CODE FOR REMOTE AREAS                                                                        Column 33: Write your e-mail ID in the box provided.
   Area                           Code      Area                                 Code
   Assam                          01        Jammu & Kashmir                      09                   VERIFY THE FOLLOWING BEFORE MAILING THE APPLICATION
   Meghalaya                      02        Lahaul and Spiti District            10            1.    That you have used the New Common Application Form for UPSC
   Arunachal Pradesh              03        and Pangi Sub-Division of                                Examinations (Form-E) purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/
                                                                                                     Post Offices only costing Rs.30/-.
   Mizoram                        04        Chamba District of Himachal
                                                                                               2.    That you have filled in all the relevant columns of the Application Form by
   Manipur                        05        Pradesh                                                  blackening the appropriate circles 1 to 19, 22 and 28 to 33).
   Nagaland                       06        Andaman & Nicobar Islands            11            3.    That you have affixed your recent photograph with your Name & Date of Birth
   Tripura                        07        Lakshadweep                          12                  printed on it (unsigned and unattested) in column 19 of the Application Form.
   Sikkim                         08                                                           4.    That in case you are required to pay fee, you have pasted a Central Recruitment
 N.B.: Candidates residing in a remote area specified in the Notice of the Examination               Fee Stamp of requisite denomination in column 7 of the Application Form and
 are entitled to one week’s additional time for submission of Offline Application Form by            have got it cancelled from the Post Office of issue.
 post/speed post only.                                                                         5.    That you have signed in box provided below column 19 and in the space
 Column 14 : Amount of Fee Paid                                                                      provided in column 30 of the Application Form.
 If you have paid the requisite fee, darken circle against the relevant denomination; or       6.    That you have filled the Acknowledgement Card i.e. written your Application
                                                                                                     Form No. in the space provided and written your address legibilly.
 If you have not paid the fee and are claiming fee exemption as Female, SC/ST or
                                                                                               8.    That you have affixed a Rs.6/- (Rupees Six only) postage stamp on the
 Physically Handicapped candidate, darken the circle against Fee exempted.
                                                                                                     Acknowledgement Card.
 N.B.: Fee is payable only in the form of Central Recruitment Fee Stamp, as per
                                                                                               9.    That only one Application Form and one Acknowledgement Card is being
 instructions against Column 7.
                                                                                                     mailed in the envelope supplied to you with the Brochure and no other
 Column 15: Community                                                                                enclosure is attached herewith.
 Darken the appropriate circle against the community to which you belong.                      10.   That you have written the name of the examination viz., “Indian Forest Service
 Note 1 : Candidates belonging to OBCs but coming in the Creamy Layer and thus not                   Examination, 2011” on the envelope meant for despatch of Application Form
 being entitled to OBC reservation, should indicate their Community as General Category.             and Acknowledgement Card.
 Note 2 : Candidates not belonging to SC, ST, OBC communities should darken circle
16                                                                                  UPSC                                            Employment News 19 - 25 March 2011

                                        List of Head Post Offices/Post Offices where UPSC Application Forms are available

Andhra Pradesh Circle : Hyderabad GPO, Hyderabad Jubilee, Kachiguda Stn.,                  Maharashtra Circle : Mumbai GPO, Andheri, Borivili, Chembur, Chinehbunder, Dadar,
Khairatabad, Secunderabad, Trimulgherry, Adilabad, Anantapur, Arundelpet (Guntur),         Girgaon, Kalbadevi, Mahim, Mandvi, Mumbai Central, Ahmednagar, Akola, Alibag,
Chittoor, Cuddapah, Eluru, Kakinada, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kurnool, Machilipatnam,          Amrabati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalagaon,
Mahboobnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nellore, Nizamabad, Ongole, Srikakulam,                     Jalna, Karad, Kolhapur, Latur, Nagpur, GPO, Nanded, Nasik, Osmanabad, Parbhani,
Vizianagaram, Vijayawada, Vikarabad, Visakhapatnam, Warangal.                              Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Sawantwadi, Solapur, Thane, Wardha, Yeotmal, Margaon
                                                                                           (Goa), Panaji (Goa).
Assam Circle : Guwahati, Barpeta, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Diphu, Golaghat, Hailakandi,
Jorhat, Karimganj, Kokrajhar, Mangaldoi, Nagaon, Nalbari, North Lakhimpur, Sibsagar,       North East Circle : Agartala, Aizawl, Dharmanagar, Imphal, Itanagar, Kohima,
Silchar, Tezpur, Tinsukia.                                                                 Radhakishorepur, Shillong, Tura.

Bihar Circle : Patna, GPO, Bankipur, Arrah, Aurangabad, B. Deoghar, Bokaro Steel City,     Orissa Circle : Bhubaneswar GPO, Angul, Bolangir, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada,
Banka, Battiah, Begusarai, Bhagalpur, Biharsharif, Buxar, Chaibasa, Chapra, Daltonganj,    Berhamapur, Bhadrak, Bhawanipatna, Cuttack GPO, Dhenkanal, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur,
Darbhanga, Dhanbad, Dumka, Gaya, Giridih, Gopalganj, Gumla, Hajipur, Hazaribagh,           Jeypore (K), Jharsuguda, Kendrapara, Keonjhargarh, Koraput, Nayagarh,
Jamshedpur, Katihar, Madhubani, Motihari, Munger, Muzaffarpur, Nawada, Purnea,             Parlakhemundi, Phulbani, Puri, Rayagada, Sambalpur, Sundargarh.
Ranchi, Saharsa, Samastipur, Sasaram, Sitamarhi, Siwan.
                                                                                           Punjab Circle : Amritsar, Bhatinda, Faridkot, Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar
Delhi Circle : Delhi GPO, New Delhi, Indra Prastha, Ramesh Nagar, Sarojini Nagar,          City, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Moga, Patiala, Ropar, Sangrur, Chandigarh.
Lodi Road, Krishna Nagar, Ashok Vihar, Parliament Street, UPSC PO.
                                                                                           Rajasthan Circle : Jaipur GPO, Jawahar Nagar, Shastri Nagar, Ajmer, Alwar, Banswara,
Gujarat Circle : Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Amreli, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj,          Baran, Barmer, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Churu, Dausa, Dholpur,
Dahod, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kheda, Mehesana, Navrangpura,               Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Hindaun, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Jhalawar, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur,
Navsari, Palanpur, Patan, Porbandar, Rajkot, Revdi Bazar, Surat, Surendranagar, Valsad,    Kankroli, Kota, Nagaur, Pali Marwar, Sawaimadhopur, Shastri Circle Udaipur, Sikar,
Vadodara.                                                                                  Sirohi, Sriganganagar, Tonk.

Haryana Circle : Ambala GPO, Ambala City, Bahadurgarh, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Gurgaon,        Tamil Nadu Circle : Chennai GPO, Anna Road, St. Thomas Mount, T. Nagar,
Hissar, Jind, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Narnaul, Panipat, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonepat.               Bodinayakanur, Chengalpattu, Chidambararm, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri,
                                                                                           Dindigul, Erode, Kanchipuram, Karur, Madurai, Nagapattinam, Nagercoil, Namakkal,
Himachal Pradesh Circle : Shimla, Bilaspur, Chamba, Hamirpur, Kangra, Keylong,             Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, Salem, Sivagangai, Tambaram, Thanjavur,
Kulu, Mandi, Nahan, Recong Peo, Solan, Una.                                                Thiruvannamalai, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tiruvallur, Tiruvayur, Turaiyur, Tuticorin,
Jammu & Kashmir Circle : Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Leh,                Udhagamandalam, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar, Puducherry.
Rajouri, Udhampur, Gandhi Nagar H.Q, Janipur, Jammu Cantt. Samba.                          Uttar Pradesh Circle : Lucknow, Lucknow Chowk, Agra, Akbarpur, Aligarh, Allahabad,
Karnataka Circle : Bangalore GPO, Bangalore City, Basavangudi, HAL II Stage,               Allahabad Katchery, Almora, Auraiya, Azamgarh, Bahraich, Ballia, Balrampur, Banda,
Jayanagar, R.T. Nagar, Bagalkot, Raichur, Rajajinagar, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur,   Bansi, Barabanki, Bareilly, Basti, Bijnor, Budaun, Bulandshahr, Dehradun, Deoria,
Chikmagalur, Chitradurga, Devengere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri,             Dhampur, Etah, Etawah, Faizabad, Fatehgarh, Fatehpur, Firozabad, Ghaziabad,
Hubli, Karwar, Kolar, Madikere, Mandya, Mangalore, Manipal, Mysore, Nanjagud,              Ghazipur, Gonda, Gopeshwar, Gorakhpur, Haldwani, Hamirpur,Hardoi, Jaunpur, Jhansi,
Shimoga, Sirsi, Tumkur, Udupi.                                                             Kanpur, Kheri, Lalitpur, Mainpuri, Mathura, Mau, Meerut, Mirzapur, Moradabad,
                                                                                           Muzaffarnagar, Nainital, Orai, Pauri, Padrauna, Pilibhit, Pithoragarh, Pratapgarh, Rai
Kerala Circle : Trivandrum, Alleppey (Alappuzha), Calicut, Cannanore, Ernakulam,           Bareli, Rampur, Roorkee, Saharanpur, Shahajahanpur, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Tehri, Unnao,
Kalpetta, Kasargod, Kattappana, Kottayam, Malappuram, Palghat, Pathanamthitta,             Varanasi.
Quilon, Trichur, Kavaratti, (Lakshadweep).
                                                                                           West Bengal Circle : Kolkata (Calcutta) GPO, Alipore, Barabazar, Beleghata, Belghoria,
Madhya Pradesh Circle : Bhopal GPO, Bilaspur, Ambikapur, Balaghat, Betul, Bhind,           Cassipore, Park Street, Tollygunge, Balurghat, Bankura, Barasat, Berhampore, Burdwan,
Chhatarpur, Chhindwara, Damoh, Dewas, Dhar, Durg, Guna, Hoshangabad, Indore,               Chinsurah, Cooch Behar, Darjeeling, Howrah, Jalpaiguri, Krishnagar, Malda, Midnapore,
Jabalpur, Jagdalpur, Jhabua, Khandwa, Khargone, Lashkar, Mandla, Mandsaur, Morena,         Purulia, Suri, Siliguri, Port Blair (Andaman & Nicobar Islands), Gangtok (Sikkim).
Narsinghpur, Neemuch, Raigarh, Raipur, Raisen, Rajgarh (Biora), Rajnandgaon,
Ratlam, Rewa, Sagar Cantt., Satna, Sehore, Seoni, Shahdol, Shajapur, Shivpuri, Sidhi,      Selected Field Post offices through 1 Central Base Post Office (CBPO), 56 APO; 2
Tikamgarh, Ujjain, Vidisha.                                                                CBPO (99 APO)

                                            Special instructions to Candidate for Conventional type papers
1. Articles permitted inside Examination Hall                                              Do not tear out any pages from the Answer Book. If you use more than one Answer
Battery-operated pocket calculators of “non-programmable” type only, mathematical/         Book, indicate on the cover of first Answer Book the total number of Answer Books
engineering/drawing instruments, including a flat rule divided on the edges into inches
                                                                                           used. Do not leave any blank, unused spaces between answers. If such spaces are
and tens of an inch and into centimeters and millimeters, a slide rule, set squares, a
protractor and a pair of compasses, pencils, coloured pencils, mapping pens, eraser,       left, score them out.
T-square and drawing board for use wherever necessary. Candidates are not allowed
                                                                                           5.   Answers in excess of prescribed number will be ignored
to bring with them any “Tables or Charts” for use in the Examination Hall.
                                                                                           The candidate must attempt questions strictly in accordance with the directions given
Mobiles phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside
the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these           on each question paper. If questions are attempted in excess of the prescribed number,
instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.      only the questions attempted first up to the prescribed number shall be valued and the
Candiates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items           remaining answers will be ignored.
including mobile phones/pagers to the vanue of the examination, as arrangements
for safekeeping cannot be assured.                                                         6.   Questions relating to graph/precis should be attempted only on graph/precis sheets
Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Examination           to be supplied on demand by the Invigilators. All loose sheets such as precis sheet,
Halls, as safe keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission will not be               drawing papers, graph sheets etc. whether used or not, should be placed inside the
responsible for any loss in this regard.
                                                                                           answer books and fastened along with the additional answer book(s), if any. Candidates
2. Tables to be supplied by UPSC
                                                                                           who fail to observe this instruction will be penalized. Do not write your roll number on
If it is considered necessary for answering the questions set in any paper, the
Commission may supply any of the following for reference purpose only.                     these sheets.
(i) Mathematical/Physical, Chemical and Engineering Tables (including                      7.   Unfair means strictly prohibited
Logarithmic Tables);
                                                                       0                   Do not copy from the papers of any other candidate nor allow your papers to be copied
(ii) Steam Tables (including Mollier Diagrams for Temperature up to 800 C and Pressure
up to 500 Kgf/Cm);                                                                         nor give nor attempt to give nor obtain nor attempt to obtain irregular assistance of any
(iii) National Building Code of India 1970 or 1983 Group 2 Part VI;                        description. It will be the responsibility of every candidate to ensure that his/her answers
(iv) Any other special articles as may be necessary for the candidates to                  are not copied by another candidate. Failure to do so will invite penalty, as may be
answer the questions set in the question paper.                                            awarded by the Commission for adoption of unfair means.
After conclusion of the examination, return the above items to the invigilator.
                                                                                           8. Conduct in Examination Hall
3. Answers to be written in own hand
Write the answers in your own hand in ink. Pencil may be used for rough maps,              Do not misbehave in any manner or create disorderly scene in the examination hall or
mathematical drawing or rough work.                                                        harass or bodily harm the staff deployed for the conduct of examination. You will be
4. Check Answer Book                                                                       severely penalized if you attempt to do so.
The candidate must write his/her roll number (and not his/her name) only in the space
                                                                                           9.   Please read carefully and abide by the instructions printed on the Question Paper
provided for the purpose on every answer book used by him/her. Before writing in the
answer book, please see that it is complete. In case there are any missing pages, it       and on the Answer Book supplied in the Examination Hall.
should be got replaced.                                                                    davp 55104/14/0065/1011                                                         EN 51/101

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