UPSC ESE 2018: Dates, Syllabus, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern and More

The detail application form (DAF) is available now for successful candidates in Main ESE exam 2017.

Now, the successful candidates are required to apply for personality test. The personality test will be held from July to August 2017.

The detail application form can be filed from 29th July 2017 to 12th July 2017.

Detail Application Form – Apply Online

UPSC ESE 2017-2018 Updates

  • Update on 1st July 2017: Detail Application form for ESE 2017 Personality Test Available Now – Apply Here
  • Update on 27th May, 2016: UPSC held ESE exam today on 27th May, 2016. The exam will continue till 29th May 2016. Today was General Ability Test (GAT) paper which is common paper for all. The paper was starts from 9 AM and ends on 11 AM.
  • Update on 19th May 2016: Result declared for exam held in May 2016 and interview in July 2016

UPSC ESE Exam 2018 Introduction

Engineering Service Exam is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The short name of Engineering Service Exam which is popular amongst the candidates is UPSC ESE. Indian Engineering Service is the civil service that meet the technical and managerial function of the government of India. No doubt, the recruitment of the candidates like all other service examinations, is on the basis of merit and the middle management.

Position in the Bureaucracy are filled through competitive exams. All this is done for the real talent search to the welfare of countries. These services are divided into various groups. Some of the appointments are made by the president of India. You can call these categories or branches of engineering service exam.

The four categories of the ESE Exam are Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering and electrical communication engineering. The detail about the categories is given below. In this article, we will discuss all about Engineering Service Examination like exam pattern, category, dates 2018, number of vacancies, Eligibility criteria and ESE notifications 2018.

Categories or Branches of Engineering Service Exam

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

All these branches are followed by 4 stage ensures that the candidates selected are the best suited to handle the responsibilities which are entrusted to them. This procedure ensures a best potential for the field.

Detail about categories and services comes under the exams has described in the picture below. Click on the image to see the clear text.

UPSC ESE Exam Pattern 2018

There are three stages for final selection – ESE Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and then interview/personality test.

Particulars Preliminary Exam Main Exam
Number of Papers 2 2
Type of Papers Objective Type Conventional Type
Total Marks 500 600
Time Duration Paper I – 2 Hours

Paper II – 3 Hours

Paper I and II for 3 Hours
Negative Marks 0.33 Marks for wrong answers No Negative Marks

The interview will contain 200 marks.

Check Complete UPSC ESE Exam Pattern 2018 – Latest UpToDate

UPSC ESE – Number of Vacacnies

But the number of posts are not fixed as per criteria of ESE. It varies according to the number of vacancies.

There is a reason behind the such less number of vacancies because it is considered as one of the toughest and hardest exam to be cleared not only in India but also in world with having a very little ratio to be passed out. But because of the so much of difficulty related to the examination and the selection procedure the candidates who got selected get a very high respect and stature in the society.

UPSC ESE Exam Eligibility Criteria 2018

1) Age: First of all, they consider age criteria which is minimum of 21 years and maximum 30 years.

2) Education Qualification: The following education qualification is required to apply for the ESE exam.

  1. The candidates should have degree in Engineering from a university recognised in India or from foreign university which is recognized by the Government of India.
  2. Passed Graduate Membership Exam from the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers in India.
  3. The candidates should have passed the Associateship Membership Exam Part II and III or section A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India.

Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

Check Complete UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Latest UpToDate

Upcoming UPSC Engineering Service Exam Notifications Dates 2018

27-09-2017 Release Date of Notification
27-09-2017 Registration of Application Form Starts
23-10-2017 Closing of Registration
07-01-2018 Preliminary Examination
December 2017 Admit Card ESE 2018
April 2018 ESE 2018 Preliminary Exam Result
01-07-2018 ESE 2018 Main Exam
June 2018 ESE Main 2018 Exam Admit Card
October 2018 ESE Main 2018 Exam Result
Notify Later Personality Test
Notify Later Personality Test Admit Card
Notify Later final Result for ESE 2018 Main Exam

UPSC ESE Exam 2018 Application Form

Eligible candidates first go to the main website Here you can find the detail instructions to apply online for ESE.

Important Points to Remember: The candidates should bookmark the page for upcoming notification regarding UPSC Engineering Service Exam 2018.

  • The last date is very important. So keep in mind that the deadline to apply. Apply 3 or 4 days in advance before last date.
  • If you have any doubt, ask us via comment form given below. We will answer you immediately.
  • Read the complete Engineering Service Exam 2018 notification carefully at least one time before going to submit application form.

Check Complete UPSC ESE Application Form 2018 – Apply Online

Other UPSC ESE Exam Important Pages

UPSC ESE Syllabus 2018 – Latest UpToDate

UPSC ESE Result 2018 – Check Result Online

UPSC ESE Admit Card 2018 – Download Here

UPSC ESE Exam 2018 – Complete Details

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  1. M completed my be in entc. So updates me as above mentioned id.

  2. hi self sakhare Rameshwar .i complted my B.E in mechanical .please give information about IAS exams,syllabus ,paper pattrn ,marking system and many more related with this exam.

  3. I am persuing B.SC
    am i eligible?

  4. sir/mam,i am mallikarjun from andhra pradesh.i compltd my with 70% and i am intrsd in central govt. jobs like in plz advice me how to proceed.

  5. i am student of electronics and communication of 7th sem.i am in big trouble that how can i work in upse engineering. please help me

  6. please tell me IES 2013 exam result date

  7. i am in last year b.e(electronics & communication). can i apply?

    1. bt how jyoti. plz contact me on this 09988903417. that how could .we get this

    2. yes, the person in the last yera of degree can also eligible for this exam jyoti.

  8. If i want to apply for IAS or IPS exam then how i can apply….?? i already applied for UPSC engi exams.. if i want go for those fields then how i can go..??

    1. if u want 2 apply for IAS r IPS exam u have 2 apply for UPSC CIVIL SERVICE preliminary exam in the month of march and if u want 2 apply for upsc eng exam apply the same in UPSC website in the month of april

  9. i had a reappear in two subjects and that exams i will give in may2013 and the result will come till august2013, so can i also apply in this upsc exam pls reply

  10. is electronics and communication and electronics and tele communication are same??can we apply for this post if electronics and communication is our subject

    1. Hello Manju, Yes you can apply..please read the complete notification issued by the UPSC ESE Exam. Thanks

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