IES 2020 Registration Window 2020 was open from September 25 – October 15, 2019. Candidates filled ESE/ IES Application Form in online mode only at the official website of UPSC – upsc.nic.in.
Latest: Registered candidates were given the option to withdraw their IES Application from October 22 – 28, 2019.
The key points about registration for IES 2020 are highlighted below:
|Conducting Body||UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|IES Official Website||upsc.gov.in|
|Minimum qualification to fill IES Application Form||Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a recognized University|
|Documents required at the time of form-filling||Scanned copy photograph, signature and photo ID proof|
|IES Application Fee||
INR 200, Women & Reserved Category – Exempted
|Candidates expected to register for IES 2020||Over 2 lakhs|
|IES Vacancies Announced||495|
|IES Contact Details||011-23385271/ 23381125/ 23098543|
As per IES 2020 Notification, UPSC had released IES Application Form on September 25, 2020. Tabulated below is the schedule for the registration of ESE 2020 examination.
|Events||Official IES 2020 Dates|
|Release of IES 2020 Notification||September 25, 2019|
|IES 2020 Registration Window||September 25 – October 15, 2019|
|Last day to pay IES Application Fees||October 15, 2019|
|IES Application Withdrawal Window||October 22 – 28, 2019 (6:00 PM)|
|Issue of IES Admit Card for Prelims exam||December 2019|
|IES/ ESE 2020 Preliminary Exam Date||January 05, 2020|
|IES/ ESE 2020 Main exam Date||August 09, 2020 (Revised)|
IES 2020 Application Form was available at the official website of UPSC from September 25 – October 15, 2019. Candidates can register for the exam in online mode only. The application process involves online registration, payment of application fees, choosing exam center and engineering discipline, uploading scanned documents, and submitting the form.
Candidates must keep the following documents handy before beginning with IES Application Process:
UPSC has stipulated a specific application fee a candidate needs to pay in order to access IES Application Form. Tabulated below is the fee as per candidate’s category:
|Category||Application Fee (INR)|
|General/ OBC/ EWS||200|
|Documents||Not less than||Not more than||Pixel size||Format|
|Photograph||20 KB||300 KB||350 x 350 to 1000 x 1000||JPG|
|Signature||20 KB||300 KB||350 x 350 to 1000 x 1000||JPG|
|Photo ID Proof||20 KB||300 KB||-|
There are few points that one should consider before finally submitting IES Application Form. The points are listed below:
Ques. When and where will IES 2020 application form be available?
Ans. Union Public Service Commission or UPSC released IES Application Forms from September 25, 2019. Candidates have to visit UPSC Official Website in order to access the application form. The last date to register for IES exam was October 15, 2019.
Ques. There was a small mistake while filling the application form. Can I rectify it now?
Ans. No. One must take note that after finally submitting the application form for engineering services examination no changes will be entertained by the authorities. In case of any mistake in filling application, the candidate is responsible. Hence, it is important to review the form thoroughly before submitting it. If the registration window is still open, the candidate can resubmit a new application again and has to pay the application fee as well.
Ques. The size of the photograph that I have is larger than what is specified for filling the IES application form. What should I do now?
Ans. UPSC has defined specific dimensions for images to be uploaded in the application form of IES. In case, the size is exceeding the specifications, one can compress the same. The size of the photograph should not be more than 300 KBs. After compressing it to the desired size, you can upload it.
Steps to Resize or Crop Pictures
There are two methods to resize the documents in Microsoft Paint (Click Start, Programs, Accessories, then Paint). They are as follows:
Ques. What is the application fee for IES 2020?
Ans. As per the authorities, the application fee for the examination is INR 200 for general category candidates. Females candidates and reserved category candidates do not have to pay the application fee.
Ques. Can I pay the application fee through offline mode?
Ans. Yes. There is a provision to pay the application fee via offline mode. Candidates have to visit the nearest branch of State Bank of India and pay a Bank Challan of INR 200.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.