Engineering Services Examination Notification 2016

Engineering Services Examination Notification 2016

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Engineering Services Examination as a combined competitive examination for recruitment to the services or posts of Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.

The exam is conducted for selection engineers for Government of India’s engineering organizations, such as Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE), Central Engineering Service (CES), Military Engineering Services (MES), etc.

 Engineering Services Examination Notification 2016 Important Dates

Engineering Services Examination Notification 2016Date of Notification: 27 February, 2016
Last Date to Apply: 25 March, 2016
Date of Exam: 27 May 2016 (3 days exam)


Engineering Services Examination Notification 2016 Eligibility

Age Eligibility: the condidate  age should be  between 21 years to 30 years as on 1st January,2016. for sc,st,obc 3 years age relaxation and for phc 10 years age relaxations exist as per the government rules.

Academic Qualification Eligibility: You must be a graduate in Engineering from a recognized university. Final year students can also apply in IES exam.

no.of job vacancies:602

The eligible candidates shall be issued an e‐Admission Certificate three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e‐Admission Certificate will be made available in the UPSC website [] for downloading by candidates. No Admission Certificate will be sent by post. All the applicants are requested to provide valid & active
e‐mail i.d. while filling up online application form as the Commission may use electronic mode for contacting them.
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Exam Pattern

The written exam comprises of 2 sections. Section I consists of only objective type questions and section II comprises conventional papers. Both the papers cover entire syllabus of the relevant engineering disciplines. If you qualify the written examination, personality test of 200 marks is conducted.

Section/Paper                         Duration         Maximum Marks
Section I (Objective)
General Ability      Test         2 Hours                   200
Engineering           Paper I    2 Hours                   200
Engineering           Paper II   2 Hours                   200
Section II (Conventional)
Engineering          Paper I      3 Hours                  200
Engineering          Paper II     3 Hours                  200
Exam Syllabus

General Ability Test Syllabus
Category I: Civil Engineering
Category II: Mechanical Engineering
Category III: Electrical Engineering
Category IV: Electronics & Communication Engineering

New ESE Exam Pattern (From 2017)

New pattern will be implemented from the year 2017 onwards.

Stage – I (Preliminary)          Objective Papers                                           Duration            Maximum Marks
Paper I (Common to all) General Studies & Engineering Aptitude       2 Hours               200
Paper II Engineering Specific                                                                         3 Hours               300
Stage I Total 500
Stage II (Mains)              Subjective Papers      Max.Marks
Engineering    Paper I             3 Hours                300
Engineering    Paper II           3 Hours                  300
Stage II Total 600
Stage I + II Total 1100
Stage III Personality Test 200
Grand Total 1300
Only those candidates qualifying at Stage I are permitted to appear for Stage-II examination. Similarly, only those Candidates qualifying at Stage-I + Stage-II are permitted to appear for Stage-III examination.

Candidates are required to apply Online only by using the website 

application accepted through online only.

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