UPSC ESE(IES) 2020 Notification | Exam Pattern, Date & Registration fee

UPSC ESE(IES) 2020 Notification | Exam Pattern, Date & Registration fee

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published the ESE (IES) 2020 notification for Engineering Services Examination. A total of 495 vacancies have been notified by the commission. The Preliminary Exam for the recruitment to Indian Engineering Services will be held on January 5. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the recruitment exams. Online application forms will be available from September 25.
Candidates, with graduation in engineering disciplines, can register for the exam at the official website of the UPSC.
UPSC ESE(IES) 2020 Notification

UPSC ESE(IES) 2020 Notification

The exam is held for selection to services/ posts under Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.
The Examination constitutes a written examination followed by an interview for the personality test. The recruitment of qualified candidates is made under the following categories:
  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
A candidate through Engineering Services Examination (ESE) makes a career in one of the most reputed government organizations like Indian Railways, Indian Military, Indian Telecommunication, and various other great departments of Government of India. An IES qualified Engineer gets an opportunity to technically handle challenging roles and tasks which has a direct bearing on the building up of infrastructure and services of our nation.

ESE 2020 important Dates

S. No.EventDate
1Date of Notification25.09.2019
2Last Date for Receipt of Applications21.10.2019
3Preliminary Examination05.01.2020
4Mains Examination28.06.2020

IES/ESE 2020 registration fee details:

Female CandidatesNo Fee
SC/ST/PWD CandidatesNo Fee
All Other CandidatesRs. 200

Note: Candidates can pay the application fee via Net banking, Debit Card or Credit Card.

ESE 2020 Exam Pattern

Stage-I Preliminary Exam500
Stage-II Mains Exam600
Stage-III Personality Test200
Stage-I + Stage-II + Stage-IIIGrand Total = 1300

Preliminary/Stage-I Examination (Objective Type Papers):

The Preliminary stage of the exam is objective in nature and consists of multiple choice type questions. Students have to qualify this stage to be eligible for the next stage of the exam. The marks obtained in this stage will be added in the final score for deciding the merit list.

PaperName of PaperTime DurationMaximum Marks
Paper-IGeneral Studies and Engineering Aptitude2 Hours200
Paper-IIEngineering Discipline3 Hours

Total = 500 Marks

Mains/Stage-II Examination (Subjective Type Papers):

The students who qualify the Preliminary stage of the examination are then selected for the Mains stage of the examination. This examination is of subjective in nature and tests the answer writing skills of the students.

The pattern of the Mains exam is as given below:

PaperName of PaperTime DurationMaximum Marks
Paper-IEngineering Discipline-specific Paper-I3 Hours300
Paper-IIEngineering Discipline-specific Paper-II3 Hours
Total = 600 Marks
Personality Test: The students who will qualify the Mains Exam will be eligible for the Personality Test. The Personality Test is of 200 marks.
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