Indian Engineering Services (IES) or Engineering Services Examination (ESE) comprise of engineers who work under the government of India and designated as Class – 1 officer. They administer a large segment of the public sector economy, which constitutes of Indian Railways, Power, Telecommunications, Central Water engineering, Defence service of Engineers, Central Engineering Service, namely.
The nature of work performed by these bureaucrats largely depends on their engineering branch and the service or cadre they are recruited in. The career progression goes smoothly attaining high esteem. The first position offered is that of Asst. Executive engineer and the hierarchy ends at the position of Chairman/ Managing Director.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued a notification announcing Engineering Services Exam 2019 examination dates and procedure for filling up applications for engineering positions in various departments of the central government. The Online Applications can be filled from 26th September 2018 to 22nd October 2018 till 6.00 PM after which the link will be disabled.
The Engineering Services Prelims examination is going to be held on January 6, 2019, and the Main will be conducted on June 30, 2019.
The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 581 including 34 vacancies for the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD) (23 vacancies for Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack victims and Muscular Dystrophy & 11 vacancies for Hard of Hearing). The number of vacancies is liable to alteration.
Aspirants should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria and admission at all the stages of the examination. The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:
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A combined competitive examination is conducted by the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) for recruitment to the Indian Engineering Services. The Examination constitutes of a written examination followed by an interview for the personality test. The recruitment of qualified candidates is made under the following categories:
The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.
1. Medical Examination
2. Physical standards
A candidate must be either:
(a) a Citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) 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 settling in India.
A candidate must have:
A candidate for this examination must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st August, of the exam year.
The upper age limit of 30 years will be relaxable up to 35 years in the case of Government servants of the following categories, if they are employed in a Department/Office under the control of any of the authorities mentioned in column 1 below and apply for admission to the examination for all or any of the Service(s)/Posts mentioned in column 2, for which they are otherwise eligible.
A candidate who has been continuously in a temporary service on a regular basis in the particular mentioned below Department/Office for at least 3 years on August 1, 2019.
List of Departments:
|Department||Post In Each Department|
|Ministry of Railways (Railway Board)||I.R.S.E.
|Central Public Works Department||C.E.S. Group 'A', CE & MES Gr 'A'|
|Directorate General Ordnance Factories||I.O.F.S. Group ‘A’|
|Central Electricity Authority||C.P.E.S. Gr ‘A’ & C.P.E.S. Gr ‘B’|
|Ministry of Road Transport and Highways||Central Engineering Service (Roads) Gr. ‘A’|
|Ministry of Telecommunication andInformation Technology, Dept. of Telecommunication||Engineer in Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’ Indian Telecommunication Service Group ‘A’, J.T.O. (G.C.S. Gr. ‘B’)|
|Border Roads Organisation||BRES Gr. ‘A’|
|Military Engineer Services||Indian Defence Service of Engineers (lDSE) Group ‘A’
AEE(QS&C) in Military Engineer Service (MES) Surveyor Cadre
|Ministry of Defence, Dept. of Defence Production, Directorate General of Aeronautical Quality Assurance||Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service(DAQAS) Gr ‘A’|
|Indian Navy||Indian Naval Armament Service, Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade-I|
|Min of Science and Technology,
Dept. of Science and Technology
|Survey of India Gr ‘A’ Service|
|Geological Survey of India||Assistant Executive Engineer Gr ‘A’|
Upper Age Limit prescribed above will be further relaxable:
In a revolutionary move, UPSC has introduced the facility of withdrawal of Application for those candidates who do not want to appear for the IES Examination 2019. The Commission has provided the withdrawal facility from September 29, 2018, to October 05, 2018 (till 6.00 PM).
Before making the request for withdrawal, the candidate must ensure that they have access to the registered mobile number and email-id which were provided by them at the time of submission of application. Separate OTPs will be sent on the registered mobile number and email-id. Request for withdrawal will be accepted only after it is confirmed by validating the OTP details sent on the candidate’s mobile and email-id which will be valid for 30 Minutes only.
There is no provision for withdrawing of incomplete applications and no provision to refund any fee amount paid by candidates.
Click here to read the instructions of withdrawal in details.1 October 2018
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued a notification announcing examination dates and procedure for filling up applications for engineering positions in various departments of the central government. The Online Applications can be filled from 26th September 2018 to 22nd October 2018 till 6.00 PM after which the link will be disabled.
The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:—
(i) Stage-I: Engineering Services (Preliminary/Stage-I) Examination (Objective Type Papers) for the selection of candidates for the Stage-II: Engineering Services (Main/Stage-II) Examination;
(ii) Stage-II: Engineering Services (Main/Stage-II) Examination (Conventional Type Papers) and
(iii) Stage-III : Personality Test
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27 September 2018
The UPSC will conduct the interview of IES 2018 from September 10, 2018, to September 26, 2018, for 1488 candidates. The candidates who have cleared the written exam can check the website to get the schedule of the interview. Click here to know the list of the candidates who have cleared the written exam in five stream categories.27 August 2018