IES 2018 Indian Engineering Services Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria

IES 2018

Union Public Selection Commission has publicized the IES 2018 Notification on 27th September 2017. Commission is looking for eligible and deserving applicants with the intention to fill up 588 unoccupied positions in civil, mechanical and electronic discipline of engineering. In this concern, applications are invited from the captivated contenders only.  Recruitment penal of UPSC is going to conduct the Indian Engineering Services Examination on stipulated IES Exam Date 2018. Applicants, who are interested and meet with all IES 2018 eligibility details, may apply by submitting IES Application form 2018 before closing date October 23, 2017.

Every year, Commission conducts all India level Engineering Service Exam (Indian Engineering Service examination) twice a year as Pre and Mains. Selection of the applicants for the concerned posts will be done on the basis of preliminary exam, mains exam and personality test. UPSC IES 2018 exam is a perfect doorway for technical graduates to grab jobs in engineering field. Desirous applicants must submit the IES form through online mode to apply for UPSC engineering services 2018. Applicants, who want to grab more details about the IES 2018, must go through this page which is well created by the team member of

IES 2018 Application Form

  • IES application form 2018 will be submitted through online mode.
  • Indian Engineering Service Examination is an objective type exam
  • Applicants have to deposit fees along with IES application form 2018 via online mode.
  • Before submitting application form one needs to get register for the exam.
  • Lastly retain the copy of application form for future use.

IES 2018 Notification

Union Public Selection Commission conducts Indian Engineering Services Examination twice in a year as prelims and mains exam. Commission released its Notification in the month of September of every year. Indian Engineering Services Exam is conducted to recruit the eligible and capable candidates for CE, ME, EE and ETE services. Applicants must apply for UPSC IES Notification if you want to grab concerned jobs.

IES 2018 Important Dates
IES 2018 NotificationSeptember 27, 2017
Availability of IES 2018 Application FormSeptember 27 – October 23, 2017
IES 2018 exam date PrelimsJanuary 07, 2018
IES 2018 Mains Exam DateJuly 01, 2018
IES 2018 Personal InterviewFirst week of November 2018 onwards
IES 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Those who are applying for Indian Engineering Services exam must fulfill all eligibility norms as given below-


Applicants must be-
A citizen of India, or
A subject of Nepal, or
A subject of Bhutan, or
A person who has migrated to India from refugee of Tibet, Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the purpose of permanent settle here.

Required Qualification for IES 2018

Applicants applying for UPSC ESE 2018 vacancies must have Graduation Engineering Degree in relevant field from a recognized University or Institute. Those who have attained degree in Electronics, Wireless Communications and Radio Physics can apply for also apply for respective post.

IES 2018 Age Criteria

Candidates applying for IES 2018 Examination must have lower age of 21 years and upper age of 30 years on 01-08-2018. Upper age relaxation will be granted to reserved category candidates as per given below-

Government servants 5 years
For SC/ST 5 years
For OBC 3 years
Ex-Serviceman man 5 years
Physically Handicapped and disabled applicants 10 years.

Get in Detail: IES Eligibility Criteria

No. of Attempts for Indian Engineering Services 2018
CategoryNo. of Attempts Allowed
General06 Attempts
Other Backwards Castes (OBC)09 Attempts
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)Till the Upper Age limit
Physically disabled candidates (Blind, Deaf-Mute, Orthopedic)General /OBC Candidates= 09 attempts

For SC/ST Candidates = Unlimited till age limit

Jammu & Kashmir DomicileUp to the Upper Age limit
Disabled servicemen disabled from dutyUp to the Upper Age limit
IES 2018 Application Fees

Those applicants who are going to apply for Engineering Services Examination have to pay Rs. 200/- as application Fees through online mode like Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, Pay-in-Slip, etc. from SBI, However for Female/SC/ST/PH candidates no fees is admissible.

IES 2018 Selection Process

Those who are not aware about UPSC Recruitment 2018 for Engineers are here by informed that, engagement of applicants will be done on the basis of Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination and Personality Test. Firstly applicants will be called for pre exam and the qualified applicants are eligible to appear for mains exam. Last recommended candidates will be called for Personality Test or Interview.

Also Download Here: IES Preparation Books

IES 2018 Exam Pattern
Preliminary ExaminationObjectivePaper IGeneral Studies & Engineering Aptitude200
Paper IIEngineering Discipline300
Mains ExaminationConventionalPaper IEngineering Discipline300
Paper IIEngineering Discipline300
Prelims Paper I & II Timing2 hours & 3 Hours
Mains Paper I & II Timing3 Hours each
UPSC IES 2018 Syllabus

ESE 2018 Syllabus includes question from General Studies & Engineering Aptitude and Engineering Discipline. Applicants must go through the UPSC ESE 2018 Syllabus completely to get prepared according to it to score good marks.

IES 2018 Previous Year Paper

While preparing for the IES 2018 examination must refer Previous Year Paper to make preparation effective. With the help of IES 2018 Exam Previous Paper one will know about structure of exam and types of question asked in the exam. Daily practice with exam paper will make you more effective.

Get here List of: Best IES Coaching Institutes

IES 2018 Admit Card

Applicants who are going to participate in the exam are required to bring ESE Admit Card, so must download from the official site before 15 days of examination. Along with call letter, aspirants should carry passport size photo and other identity proof photo at time of exam.

UPSC IES 2018 Answer Key

Soon after conducting the exam commission will release the Answer Key within 3-4 days of exam on the official portal. So you can check how many of answers are correct and in correct with the help of Answer sheet through online mode.

UPSC IES 2018 Result

To download UPSC ESE Result candidates should visit the official portal of Union Public Service Commission. For downloading Indian Engineering Services Results, candidates need to enter their correct registered id and date of birth etc as per the requirement.

UPSC IES 2018 Cut Off

After releasing the IES 2018 Result, commission will release the cut off marks. Those applicants who will score marks equals to stipulated qualifying marks they will be considered as qualified.

IES 2018 Exam Centers

IES 2018 Pre Exam Centers

IES Exam Centers 2018
DelhiDharwadDispur (Guwahati)GangtokHyderabadImphal
ItanagarJaipurJammuJorhatKochi (Cochin)Kohima
PatnaPort BlairRaipurRanchiSambalpurShillong

IES 2018 Mains Exam Centers

IES Exam Centers

Know Here: How to Prepare For IES Exam

Read Out Here: IES Interview Questions and Answers

How to fill IES 2018 Application From

Step 1: First of all, applicants who wish to apply for UPSC engineering services 2018 exam visit the official website that is


Step 3: Read complete details of Examination carefully to ensure the eligibility.

Step 4: Now those applicants who are new users press Part I Registration to get registered and receive user ID or password.

Step 5: Those who are already registered have to proceed to Part II registration links and login using user ID or password.

Step 6: Fill IES Online application form with proper info and upload the relevant documents, pay up application fees and fill exam center.

Step 7: At last, submit the application form and retain the copy of same for future use.

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UPSC Notification

UPSC Calendar


Applicants must hit here highlighted official link to grab more details about the IES 2018. For any further latest details about the Indian engineering services 2018, keep visiting to our site regularly.

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