UPSC has published official notification (Examination No.01/2018-Engg) Dated 27-09-2017. The last date to apply for Engineering Service Exam is on 23rd October 2017.
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|
|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.
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.
- In 2010 there were 434 vacancies
- In 2011 there were 693 vacancies
- In 2012 there were 560 vacancies
- In 2015 there were 763 vacancies
- In 2016 there are 602 Vacancies (Last Date: 25th March, 2016)
- in 2017 there were 548 vacancies
- in 2018 ( Notification Released) on 27-09-2017 – Download Here
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.
- 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.
- Passed Graduate Membership Exam from the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers in India.
- 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
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|
|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 www.upsconline.nic.in. 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.