Union Public Service  Commission (UPSC) has released the important notification regarding interviews to be conducted on September 13. As per  the official notification , candidates summoned for interviews/PT Boards are required to note that the following interviews/PT Boards scheduled on September 13, 2016 will be held according to the original schedule, not withstanding the change of date of holiday on account of Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid). The interview have been scheduled for Combined Medical Services Examination, 2016, Engineering Services Examination, 2016,  four posts of Sr. Scientific Officer (Gr.II) (Engineering.), DGQA, Department of Defence Production,  Six posts of Senior Grade of Indian Information Service in Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Candidates are required to note that the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2016 was declared earlier. The candidates were also required to fill  the Detailed Application Form (DAF)  for Combined Medical Services Examination. Candidates can also print their application form. Candidates are required to note that the e-summon letters for written qualified candidates who will be appearing for the Personality Test  from August 22 to October 4 have been uploaded. ALSO READ: UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2016 Results declared: Check list of recommended candidates at upsc.gov.in

The post which will be filled before the exam include Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways: 600, Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services: 46, Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services: 250,General Duty Medical Officer Gr-II in East/North/South Delhi Municipal Corporation: 97 and General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council: 16. UPSC generally conducts the Combined Medical Service in June while the notification is released in March for the benefit of aspiring candidates. ALSO READ:  Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2015 OTA Course final result declared: Check results at upsc.gov.in

Earlier, the  Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had released the interview schedule of the Engineering Services Examination 2016. Candidates can check the interview schedule on the official website of the UPSC, upsc.gov.in. The interview schedules have been released for civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and electronics & telecommunication engineering streams. On August 26, The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had released the list of final vacancy positions for Engineering Services Examination (ESE) 2016. The list can be checked by visiting the official website of UPSC. The total number of vacancies are 676. The vacancy positions for ESE, 2016 have been compiled by the UPSC on the basis of the information provided by Cadre Controlling Authorities.

Recently, the Centre has been directed by the High Court to take instant steps in modifying the rules with regard to incorporating third gender in the civil services examination application forms.  Supreme Court on April 15, 2014 granted legal recognition to transgenders or eunuchs as third category of gender, a bench asked the Centre to take urgent steps in this regard.

As per the information given on the official website of  Department of Defence Production, (DGQA), The department deals with the indigenization, development and production of Arms, Ammunitions and Defence equipment – both in the public and private sectors to achieve self-reliance for the Armed Forces of India. The products include arms and ammunitions, armoured vehicles, fighter aircraft and helicopters,  warships,  submarines,  missiles,   electronic equipment,  earth  moving  equipment, special alloys and special purpose steels.