Detailed Information for Admission

With reference to Advertisement No.: CUPB/22-23/005 dated 08.06.2022 with regard to admission of Scheduled Castes’ candidates for specialized free coaching for the Civil Services Examination (conducted by UPSC) following is the eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • A candidate must hold a Graduate degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.
  • The candidate must have attained the minimum age of 21 years and must not have exceeded the age of 36 years.
  • The candidate must belong to Scheduled Caste category.
  • The candidate has not received any monetary benefits from any of the other schemes by Government of India, States/UTs or any funding agency.

Selection Criteria

  • 100 candidates will be selected based upon the merit list finalized after the conduct of entrance test.
  • The Entrance Exam will be based upon the syllabus of Preliminary Test of Civil Services Examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission.
  • The Entrance Exam will consist of 100 Multiple Choice based questions which will cover both (General Studies Paper 1 and Ganeral Studies Paper 2 or CSAT) syllabi.
  • The candidates has to tick the correct answer among given four options.
  • Each question will carry ONE mark each. 
  • Each question correctly answered will be awarded ONE mark and negative marking for each incorrect answer shall be ONE THIRD (0.33) of the marks assigned to a question

Reservation for Female Candidates:

33% of the total sanctioned seats for coaching will preferably be given to the eligible female candidates of SC category. In case the sufficient number of eligible female candidates does not apply, University may allocate the vacant seats to the male/transgender candidates (Scheduled Castes Candidates Only).

Duration of the Course: One Year

Important Dates/Link: The Date for Conduct of Common Entrance Test is 31th July 2022 (Sunday). 

Registration for admission in Dr. Ambedkar Centre of Excellence at Central University of Punjab is CLOSED.

Documents Required for Application:

  1. One Passport size photograph
  2. One Copy of Signature
  3. Copy of Proof of Age Certificate (matriculation certificate)
  4. Copy of Identity Proof (Aadhaar Card/ Voter Card/ Driving License/ Passport)
  5. Copy of Caste Certificate