CATEGORY I - CIVIL ENGINEERING
CATEGORY II - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
CATEGORY III - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
CATEGORY IV - ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
TEXTBOOKS AND REFERENCES
- The Commission have discretion to fix minimum qualifying marks in any or all the papers of the examination.
- The Objective Type papers will be evaluated first and evaluation of the Conventional Type Papers will be done only of those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in Objective Types Papers, as fixed by the Commission.
- Question papers will be set in
- Conventional papers must be answered in English.
- Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write the answers for them. However, an extra time of twenty minutes per hour shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability/cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment) in the conventional type paper.
- Marks will not be allotted for mere superficial knowledge.
- Deduction upto 5 per cent of the maximum marks for the written papers will be made for illegible handwriting.
- Credit will be given for orderly, effective and exact expression combined with due economy of words in the conventional papers of the Examination.
- In the question papers, wherever required, SI units will be used.
- Candidates will be supplied with standard tables/charts in SI units in the Examination hall for reference purpose, wherever considered necessary.
- Candidates are permitted to bring and use battery operated pocket calculators for conventional (essay) type papers only.
- Loaning or inter-changing of calculators in the Examination hall is not permitted.
- It is also important to note that candidates are not permitted to use calculators for answering Objective Type Paper (Test book lets). They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall.
- Candidates should use only International form of Indian numerals (e.g. 1,2,3,4,5,6 etc.) while answering question papers.
- Candidates are also advised to read carefully, the special instructions to candidates for conventional type tests and objective type tests including the procedure regarding filling in the Answer Sheet of objective type tests in the Examination Hall.
PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS
Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.
- For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
- If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct and the penalty will be the same as mentioned above for that question.
- If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.