30,000 from Andhra Pradesh for UPSC Prelims today
By Express News Service | Published: 18th June 2017 07:40 AM |
VIJAYAWADA: Total of 30,410 candidates from Andhra Pradesh would appear for the UPSC Preliminary examination on Sunday. In AP, the examination is going to be held in Tirupati, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Anantapur. Over 9 lakh candidates across the country would appear for the examination. In Vijayawada, 11,567 candidates will take the examination in 25 centres.
For each centre, one liaison officer has been appointed and facilities like medical units and security staff have been arranged. Arrangements have been made for operating special buses from 7 am to 9 am from Pandit Nehru Bus Station in the city to various places for the benefit of candidates.
The first paper would start from 9:30 am and end at 11:30 am. Paper 2 would be held from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The examination for the selection of candidates for the UPSC Main Examination, will be objective type.
Candidates who qualify the exam would have to apply again for the main exam, which is likely to be held in October, in a detailed application form.
Any mistake in filling up details in the OMR answer sheet with regard to roll number and test booklet series code could render the answer sheet liable for rejection. Candidates are advised to carry a photo ID proof along with them to the examination hall.
Electronic gadgets like mobile phones, any other devices for communication, laptop, bluetooth device and calculator are not permitted inside the examination hall. Candidates should enter the exam hall 20 minutes before the scheduled time of exam. Candidates would not be permitted inside the hall 10 minutes after the commencement of exam.