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IES 2018 – UPSC Recruitment in Indian Engineering Services

  1. Introduction

The exam notification for the UPSC recruitment for IES 2018 for various regions of India is released. Last date to apply is 23 October, 2017. Read the complete article below on UPSC Recruitment through Indian Engineering Services Examination to know all the updates regarding the exam. Information such as IES 2018 vacancies, eligibility criteria, Selection process and all the important information regarding the exam has been mentioned. For your easy reference, you can download the UPSC Recruitment IES 2018 notification by clicking the link below:

Indian Engineering Services – IES Notification 2018

  1. IES 2018 Vacancy details

The total number of vacancies for this post is approximately 588.

Posts for vacancies:

Category  I ‐Civil Engineering.  

Category  II‐Mechanical Engineering.  

Category  III‐Electrical Engineering.

Category  IV‐Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.

  1. IES 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • A graduation degree in any discipline from a University recognized by Government of India or an equivalent qualification

Age (As on 01.08.2017)

Category Minimum age Maximum Age
General 21 30
SC/ST 21 35
OBC 21 33
PWD 21 40

 

The difference in maximum age is due to relaxation given to certain categories.

Nationality

The applicant should be

  • A citizen of India OR
  • A subject of Bhutan or Nepal OR
  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1962 with the intention of permanently settling down in India.
  1. Important Dates

Activity Date (Tentative) Official link
Release of  Notification 27 September, 2017 See notification here
Last date of application 23 October, 2017 Direct link to Register

 

  1. IES 2018 Selection Procedure

UPSC Recruitment for Indian Engineering Services exam is conducted in 3 stages.

S.No. Exam Mode Type Marks
1 Preliminary Exam Online(2 papers) Objective 200+300
2 Mains Exam Online(2 papers) Objective 300+300
3 Interview Offline One-to-One 200

 

  1. IES 2018 Exam pattern

Stage-I – Preliminary Examination

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-I Civil Engineering
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 hrs. 200
Paper-II (Civil Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   500
     

 

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-II Mechanical Engineering
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 hrs. 200
Paper-II (Mechanical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   500

 

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-III Electrical Engineering
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 hrs. 200
Paper-II (Electrical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   500

 

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 hrs. 200
Paper-II (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   500

 

Stage-II – Mains Examination

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-I Civil Engineering
Paper-I ( Civil Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Paper-II (Civil Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   600

 

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-II Mechanical Engineering
Paper-I (Mechanical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Paper-II (Mechanical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   600

 

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-III Electrical Engineering
Paper-I (Electrical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Paper-II (Electrical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   600

 

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Paper-I (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Paper-II (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   600

 

Stage 3 – Interview:

  • Those who clear the IES Mains exam are called for the interview
  • The interview will be of 200 marks
  1. Application procedure

  • Click on the following link to fill the online application

Link to apply for IES exam 2018

  • Fill the first part of the Registration form and you will receive a registration number. Note down the registration number
  • Fill the required details in the second part of the application.
  • Pay the fee online/offline as per your requirement
  • You can also visit official website of UPSC and apply by clicking on “Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC”
  1. Application Fee

  • 0/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.
  • 200/- for all others
  1. Admit Card

It will be available 3 weeks before the exam on the below-mentioned site.

http://www.upsc.gov.in/

  1. Exam Syllabus

  • For detailed syllabus, please refer to the following link:

http://www.upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/ESE_2017_English_Notice.pdf

  1. Preparation

Indian Engineering Services is one of the most prestigious Engineering recruitments of India. To crack this exam, you should prepare well for General Knowledge as well as your core Engineering subjects.

  1. Official Links

Link for Notification

Link to apply

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