UPSC State Institute for Administrative Careers ( SIAC ) CET 2016

SIAC CET Exam Date


UPSC State Institute for Administrative Careers ( SIAC ) CET 2016 – Also visit for UPSC Civil Services Exams : IAS Exams

Government of Maharashtra,
State Institute for Administrative Careers ( SIAC ),
( Pre-IAS Training Centre ),
Hazarimal Somani Marg, Opp. CST Station,
Mumbai – 400 001.

Telephone No : 022-22070942

Fax : 022-22061071

Website : www.siac.org.in

UPSC SIAC CET Exam Online Application Available from 19.08.2016 to 19.09.2016
UPSC SIAC CET Exam Application Fee Payment from 22.08.2016 to 23.09.2016
UPSC SIAC CET Exam Hall Ticket Download from 01.10.2016 to 16.10.2016
UPSC SIAC CET Exam Date : 16.10.2016

Training Programme for UPSC Civil Services Examination ( IAS / IFS / IPS etc ) 2016

The Joint Common Entrance Test ( CET ) will be conducted on Sunday, 16th October 2016 for the selection of candidates at State Institute for Administrative Careers ( SIAC ), Mumbai and Pre-IAS Training Centre, YCMOU Campus, Nashik for 11 month full time free training programme for UPSC Examination – 2016.

SIAC Entrance Exam Intake Capacity :

1. Total Number of Seats – 120.

State Administrative Institutions and Business in Mumbai – 100.

Subsidized by Minority Commission – 10.

BARTI – 10.

UPSC SIAC Entrance Exam Eligibility 2016 :

  1. Bachelor’s degree completed in any faculty of a recognized University.
  2. Medical graduates should have completed internship.
  3. Age Limit for UPSC SIAC CET Exam 2016 : as on 1st August 2017.

    Candidates should not be born earlier than 02 August 1985 and not later than 01 August 1996.

    1. 21 – 32 years ( open category )
    2. 21 – 35 years ( OBC, SBC, NTC, NTD, VJ )
    3. 21 – 37 Years ( SC / ST ).

  4. Candidate should be a Domicile of Maharashtra Or Candidates belonging to Maharashtra-Karnataka disputed border area whose mother tongue is Marathi and who has passed in Marathi as a subject in 10th std.
  5. An Ex-SIAC candidate who has availed of the benefit of coaching for prelims or mains in SIAC will not be eligible for Entrance Examination of SIAC.
  6. Being a full time training programme, admitted candidates will not be permitted to carry out any Job / other courses simultaneously.

The Scheme for the SIAC Entrance Examination 2016 :

The CET will consist of a paper comprising of General studies and CSAT.

Section – I : General Studies – 100 Marks.

Section – II : CSAT – 100 Marks.

Total Marks : 200 Time – 11.00 to 1.00 ( 2 Hours ).

The question will be of multiple choice, objective type.

All wrong answers will carry 0.33% negative marks. ( one-third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty for the wrong answer. )

Important Information of Entrance Exam for SIAC 2016 :

  1. The candidate has to choose the training centre ( either SIAC, Mumbai or Pre-IAS Training Centre, Nashik ) at the time of filling the CET Online Application Form itself.
  2. The SIAC application forms for CET will be available online from 19th August, 2016 to 19th September, 2016. Application form is to be filled and submitted Online at the website : www.siac.org.in
  3. Students belonging to open category should draw a Demand draft of Rupee300/- and reserved category Students should draw a D.D of Rupee150/- in favour of ‘Director, SIAC Mumbai’ ( Payable at mumbai branch ). Candidate should mention his / her complete Name, Application No. & Mobile / telephone number with the STD code on the reverse side of the Demand draft.
  4. The details of the D.D for filling of online application form are necessary.
  5. Students should completely fill the form and click the Submit option. This will display the fully filled in application form along with Application Number. Now the print of the application form be taken. Paste recent passport size photograph, sign the application form and attach D.D.
  6. Do not attach any certificates with application form. Certificates will be verified at the time of final admission.
  7. Form without D.D will not be accepted.
  8. Hall tickets will be made available on the website www.siac.org.in from 01st October, 2016 to 16th October, 2016.
  9. The Separate Merit List will be prepared for the admission of candidates at SIAC, Mumbai and Pre-IAS Traning Centre, Nashik as per the choice given by the candidates in online application.

Limited Hostel Accommodation will be available for admitted boys / girls in SIAC, Mumbai and Pre-IAS Traning Centre, Nashik on merit basis and prevailing rules.

Syllabus for SIAC Entrance Examination 2016

Section – I ( General Studies – 100 Marks )

  1. Current events of National and International Importance.
  2. History of India and Indian National Movement.
  3. Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
  4. Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  5. Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  6. General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.
  7. General Science.

Section – II ( CSAT – 100 Marks)

( Qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. )

  1. Comprehension
  2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
  3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  4. Decision making and problem solving
  5. General mental ability
  6. Basic Numeracy ( numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc. ) ( Class X level ), Data interpretation ( charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level )

List of Books for UPSC SIAC Common Admission Test 2016

General Studies Paper I

Suggested Reading for SIAC Entrance Test and UPSC,Civil Services Prelim Examination.

S.No.Name of the BooksAuthorPublication
IPurchase any one guide
1The Pearson General Studies Paper I 2015 For Civil Services Preliminary ExamEdgar Thorpe, Showick ThorpePearson, Publication
2McGraw-Hill’s General Studies 2015 Paper - I (for Civil Services Prelims Exam)Tara ChandMcGraw-Hill’s Publication
3General Studies 2015 Paper - I (for Civil Services Prelims Exam)Manohar PandeyArihant Publication
4Spectrum Handbook of General Studies (for Civil Services Prelims Exam)R. VaramSpectrum Publication
IICurrent Events of National and International Importance
1Magazines : Any one

1) Competition Wizard
2) Civil Services Chronicle
( English / Hindi )
Wizard / Chronicle
2Newspapers -

The Hindu, The Indian Express.
3Current Affairs 2015Wizard / Chronicle
4India - 2015 (Year book) Govt. Publication
IIIHistory of India and Indian National Movement
1History NCERT Books of class VIII - XIIN.C.E.R.T Books
IVIndian & Word Geography : Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World
1NCERT Books of class VIII-XIIN.C.E.R.T Books
2Atlas, Oxford MapOxford Uni. Press
VIndian Polity :
1Indian Polity (For C S Exams)M. LaximikantMc Grew Hill Edu
2Introduction to Indian ConstitutionD.D. Basu / PyleeS. Cand & Sons
VIIndian Economy :
1.
2.
3.
Indian Economy
General Studies Indian
Economy
Indian Economy
Dutt & Sundh

Ramesh Singh
S. Chand
Pratiyogita
Darpan
McGrew Hill Edu
VIIEnvironmental Ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change
1.Environment and EcologyYadav/DhulArihant
2.Environment StudiesErach BharuchaUniversities Press
VIIIGeneral Science
1Wizard Science & TechnologyJojo MathewWizard Publication
2NCERT Books 11th and 12thNCERT booksNCERT
IXQuestion papers booklet Solved Paper - UPSC, Civil Services Preliminary ExamNew Vishal / Wizard Delhi / Arihant Publication

General Studies ( CSAT ) – Paper – II

Suggested Reading for SIAC Entrance Test and UPSC, Civil Services Prelim Examination.

Sr NoName of the BooksAuthorPublication
Purchase any one guide
1The Pearson General Studies Paper - II 2015 ( Civil Services Aptitude Test for the UPSC, Civil Services Prelim Exams )Edgar Thorpe

Showick Thorpe
Pearson Publication

Delhi
2General Studies 2015 G.S Paper-II (CSAT) (For Civil Services Prelim Exams) Arun Sharma, Bhagat, Abhijit GuhaTata McGraw Hill Education (India) Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi
3Cracking the CSAT Paper - 2 2015 ( Civil Services Aptitude Test )Girish Singh Rajput & OthersArihant Publication New Delhi
4Quantitative AptitudeR.S.AggarwalS.Chand Publication
5CSAT Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability ReasoningR.S.AggarwalS. Cand Publication
6Data Interpretation Analysis & SufficiencyAshok GuptaUpkar
7English Grammar & CompositionPal & Suri Ren & MartinSultan Chand & Sons

 

SIAC CET Admission Procedure


Important

Admission Procedure / Eligibility Conditions for SIAC 2016

1. Eligibility Conditions for the SIAC Entrance Examination 2016 :

  1. Bachelor’s degree completed in any faculty of a recognized University.
  2. Medical graduates should have completed internship.
  3. Domicile of Maharashtra ( Certificate Essential ).
  4. Age Limits : Gen – 21 to 32 Year, OBC – 21 to 35 Year, SC / ST – 21 to 37 Year. ( As per UPSC rules ) As on 1st August 2016.

2. How to Apply for SIAC CET Exam 2016 :

  1. Advertisement of SIAC Test in August for Entrance Examination ( leading newspapers of every district of Maharashtra. ) Times of India, Maharashtra Times ( Marathi Paper ).
  2. Candidates may apply online by using the website : www.siac.org.in
  3. Detailed instruction for filling up online application and syllabus are available on the above mentioned website.

3. SIAC CET Application Form Fee 2016 : Gen – Rupee300/- Category – Rupee150/- ( by D.D.of nationalised Bank in favour of Director, SIAC, Mumbai payable at Mumbai ).

  1. Training period is 11 months, The number of seats – 100 + 10 ( Minority ).
  2. No fees for Training Programme. Only deposit refundable caution money Rupee500/- for Library and Rupee100/- for SIAC Hostel accommodation.
  3. An Ex-SIAC candidate who has availed of the benefit of coaching for prelims or Mains in SIAC will not be eligible.
  4. Full time candidates will not be allowed to do any other courses / job simultaneously.

4. Training Programme in SIAC 2016 :

  1. January to August ( First Term ) – Preparation for Civil Services Prelim Examination.
  2. September to December ( Second Term ) – Preparation for Civil Services Main Exam.
  3. March / April – Preparation for Interview Techniques. ( Subject to revision as per UPSC schedule )

5. Facilities Offered in State Institute for Administrative Careers 2016 :

  1. Free training, Library facilities, Reading Room facilities, Internet facilities.
  2. Classes : Classes of General Studies / Aptitude Test and all optional subjects of Civil Services Main Examination.
  3. Limited Hostel accommodation will be available for boys / girls residing out of Mumbai on merit.
  4. Stipend of Rupee2000/- per month.

SIAC Entrance Examination 2016

Exams Date & Time Subjects / PaperMarksDuration of Examination
16th October 2016 Sunday 11.00 am to 1.00 pmSection - I General Studies1002 Hours
Section - II CSAT100
Total200

Details regarding the examination forms will usually be notified in the month of August.

SIAC entrance test is as per the syllabus of the UPSC Preliminary Examination – 2016.

The questions will be of multiple choices, objective type. Section – I ( General Studies ) will be carrying 100 Marks and Section – II ( CSAT ) will be carrying 100 Marks. Together there will be one paper with two section carrying 200 Marks. One-third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty for the wrong answer.

 
 

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28 Responses to “UPSC State Institute for Administrative Careers ( SIAC ) CET 2016”

  1. snehal December 24, 2015 at 11:42 pm # Reply

    Pls give me all exam related updates.
    Up to date..

  2. Yogesh Tile January 6, 2016 at 11:17 pm # Reply

    Best very Best

  3. Akshay B. Gadling January 18, 2016 at 3:04 pm # Reply

    plz send me updates of upsc exam

  4. Onkar Patil May 17, 2016 at 11:24 am # Reply

    what is the date of SIAC entrance exam 2016 and its application form submission?

  5. Abhishek shinde May 25, 2016 at 7:42 pm # Reply

    What is the qualification criteria for the entrance exam?

  6. Nilkanth gitte May 31, 2016 at 3:49 pm # Reply

    Sir, degree is required at the time of examination or before application. ?

    • banu May 31, 2016 at 3:54 pm # Reply

      Hi Nilkanth Gitte,

      Candidates appearing in the requisite Degree qualification are also eligible for appearing in the examination, however, they are supposed to submit proof of passing the requisite qualification along with with Detailed Application Form for Civil Services (Main) Examination.

  7. Harshal Rokade August 17, 2016 at 12:43 am # Reply

    Respected sir..

    what is the date of SIAC entrance exam 2016 and its application form submission? When online form will be display?

  8. Prashant August 20, 2016 at 9:56 pm # Reply

    How many questions in paper I and paper II??
    Are it 50 and 40??

    • banu August 23, 2016 at 5:47 pm # Reply

      Hi Prashant,

      Paper I had 50 questions and Paper II had 40 questions.

  9. Riya August 25, 2016 at 3:09 pm # Reply

    What are the entrance exam centres??

  10. chandu August 26, 2016 at 4:15 pm # Reply

    what is the medium of language for entrence exam ?

  11. sourabh September 22, 2016 at 8:15 pm # Reply

    I am studying in third year of B.E. When m I eligible to apply for SIAC? Can I be eligible to apply at my final year?

    • banu September 26, 2016 at 9:30 am # Reply

      Hi Sourabh,

      SIAC Entrance Exam Notification issues every month of August. Bachelor’s degree completed in any faculty of a recognized University are eligible for SIAC Exam.

      • rushi October 17, 2016 at 10:14 pm # Reply

        Can u tell me about last year cutoff?

      • Sanap Rahul December 6, 2016 at 7:50 pm # Reply

        I am studying in third year of Engg ,Can i be apply at my final year.once student pass how many year students stay in SIAC

  12. Akshay Shrirao October 2, 2016 at 2:01 pm # Reply

    Sir, please give the previous year exam question paper of SIAC Entrance exam ,which is held in 2015,2014,2013.

  13. Renu October 3, 2016 at 12:44 pm # Reply

    Hi all could you please let me know if u all have downloaded the hall ticket. I dont know to do it if i am logging in there’s not any option for the hall ticket

  14. ajas ali October 17, 2016 at 10:23 pm # Reply

    Sir pl tell me result date of SIAC 2016

  15. Arati Jadhav December 7, 2016 at 8:23 pm # Reply

    Plz do give me update for the 2017 exam

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