Shillong, April 13: While the UPSC Civil Services (Qualifying) Examination 2019 is about a year away, application for admission into the All India Services Pre-Examination Training Centre, Additional Secretariat Building (MATI premises), Shillong are invited from candidates both male and female, belonging to Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Castes and OBC of Meghalaya. Candidates whose parents are safaiwallas and are eligible to appear at the UPSC Civil Services (Qualifying) Examination 2019 shall also be eligible for admission into the Centre. The coaching will be imparted through English medium. This has been stated in a press release.
Candidates who have at least passed the degree examination with a minimum of 50 percent average marks in aggregate and who have not undergone training or have undergone training only once in any of the Pre-Examination Training Examination Centres in the country and who intend to apply for the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination, 2019 will be eligible for consideration for enrolment into the Centre for coaching for the said competitive examination. The applicants should apply or should have applied to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for admission into the CS (Preliminary) Examination 2019 within the time frame fixed by the UPSC. No hostel facilities are available, but the outstation trainees admitted into the coaching course will be eligible to a stipend of Rs 2000 per month and local trainees a monthly stipend of Rs 700, subject to their fulfilling the prescribed terms and conditions of attendance, income limit and the like as indicated in the guidelines displayed in the notice board of the Centre.
The last date for receipt of application in prescribed form is April 20. Printed application form may be obtained from the office of the Officer on Special Duty, All India Services Pre-Examination Training Centre, Additional Secretariat Building (MATI premises), Shillong on payment of Rs 20. List of selected candidates will be displayed in the office Notice Board on the May 14 and classes will start from June 4, the release added.