UPSC Engineering Services Exam (ESE) 2018 Notification, Application Form, Exam Date & Eligibility Details

By upsc September 27, 2017 19:04

UPSC ESE Notification

Union Public Selection Commission has been released UPSC ESE Notification. In order to fill 588 vacancies, online applications are invited by the commission. Thus, job entrants who have Engineering Degree as well as meet with mentioned below eligibility criteria can apply for Engineering Services Exam. Applicants can submit UPSC ESE Online Application Form via official website. Applying candidates are hereby notified that the UPSC ESE 2018 Application Form will be accepted till 23rd October 2017. Appliers can check subject wise UPSC ESE Exam Date from the mentioned below table.

Every year, UPSC conducts an All India level Engineering Service Exam called as IES (Indian Engineering Service). It consists of various sectors like Power, Railroads, Telecommunications, Public Works, etc. After qualifying the exam, selected candidates appoints as Assistant Engineer which upgrades to various positions and then ultimately ends on the Chairman/Assistant Managing Director. If you want to obtain detailed information related to UPSC Engineering Services Exam (ESE) 2018 then you can scroll this web page which is well created by the team of

UPSC ESE Vacancies

Total: 588

Branches Included in IES 2018

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

UPSC ESE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Applying candidates have to fulfill the UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria as mentioned below.


A candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated  from   Pakistan,   Burma, Sri Lanka or East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently setting in India.
  • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
  • A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates who are going to apply for UPSC ESE 2018 Notification must have Degree/ Diploma in Engineer in concerned discipline from a recognized University or Institute by the Government of India.
  • Aspirants who have degree with Electronics, Wireless Communications and Radio Physics as a special subject can also apply for UPSC Engineering Services Exam Notification.

Age Limitations for UPSC ESE 2018

As per the UPSC ESE Notification, the lower age of applying candidates should not be below 21 years whereas the upper age should not be above 30 years as on 1stAugust, 2018 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2ndAugust, 1988 and not later than 1st August, 1997. Appliers who belong to reserved category their upper age will be relaxable as per the guidelines of GOI.

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UPSC ESE Application Fee

Applicants who belong to General/ OBC Category are informed that they have to pay Rs. 200/- as an application fee while submitting the UPSC Engineering Services Exam Application Form. The payment of fee can be done through any online mode like Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, Pay-in-Slip, etc. from a State Bank of India which is a recognized bank by the government of India. SC/ST/PH and Female candidates are exempted to pay any fee.

Mode of Appointment

UPSC Engineering Services Exam is divided in two stages i.e. Stage 1st is also known as Preliminary Examination followed by Stage 2 i.e. Mains Examination. After that, only selected candidates will be called for Personality Test. Only short listed aspirants called for Medical Examination. The final result will be declared on the basis of marks obtained by the aspirants in all stages of selection process.

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UPSC ESE Exam Centres

UPSC ESE Exam Pattern

Applicants can check UPSC Engineering Services Exam 2018 Exam Pattern here and start their preparation accordingly. For better exam preparation, aspirants are advised to download UPSC ESE Syllabus.

Test Type Paper Subject Marks
Preliminary Examination Objective Paper I General Studies & Engineering Aptitude 200
Paper II Engineering Discipline 300
Mains Examination Conventional Paper I Engineering Discipline 300
Paper II Engineering Discipline 300
Prelims Paper I & II Timing 2 hours & 3 Hours
Mains Paper I & II Timing 3 Hours each

Want to Know? How To Prepare For IES Exam

How to Submit UPSC ESE Application Form?

Step 1: Candidates need to log in on official site of Union Public Selection Commission which is

Step 2: After reaching the web page, go to the rights side and follow “What’s New” section.

Step 3: Then hit at “Exam Notification: Engineering Services Examination, 2018” link.

Step 4: In few seconds, UPSC Engineering Services Exam 2018 Notification will appear. Read it carefully and completely.

Step 5: Now, eligible aspirants can apply against UPSC ESE Notification.

Step 6: For this, come back on previous page and hit at suitable link for UPSC ESE Online Application Form.

Step 7: Afterwards, fill all essential details in UPSC ESE Application Form.

Step 8: Upload required documents, signature and photograph, as per specifications.

Step 9: Make the payment of fee and take a review of dully filled online application form.

Step 10: Finally, strike on “Submit” button for final submission and take a physical copy of submitted application form for future use.

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UPSC Engineering Services Exam Date
Engineering Services Examination Important Events UPSC ESE 2018 Exam Date
ESE / IESE 2018 Notification Declaration Date and Starting Date of Online Application 27th September 2017
Ending date for payment of fee 22nd October 2017
ESE / IESE 2018 Last Date to Fill Application Form / Online Registration 23rd October 2017
ESE / IESE 2018 Preliminary Exam (Objective Paper) General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper-I 7th January 2018
Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II
ESE / IESE 2018 Main Exam (Conventional Type Papers) Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-I 1st July 2018
Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II
ESE / IESE 2018 Personality Test/ Interview Date November to December 2018

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