Indian Engineering Services or IES, is conducted by Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) each year. IES Exam is held to recruit candidates to various posts in the core engineering fields- Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electrical & Telecommunication Engineering.
IES 2018 is scheduled for January 07, 2018 (Prelims) and July 01, 2018 (Mains). Candidates have to clear a two-tier selection process- Written Test and Personality Test, to be able to clear IES Exam. The Government of India recruits the civil servants and officials on the basis of merit ranking secured by candidates appeared in the Engineering Services Examination.
UPSC notification for IES Application Form filling process has been released at www.upsc.gov.in. Candidates can register for it from September 27, 2017 till October 23, 2017. Read on to know about IES 2018 eligibility, registration process, important dates, etc.
IES Important Dates are now available online at UPSC Official Website. Candidates must fill-in the application form before the last date i.e. October 23, 2017 to appear for the exam. The below table describes all the necessary dates for IES Exam.
|Event||Date (tentative)||Reference Links|
|IES Notification||September 27, 2017||IES Notification is available online at UPSC Official Website|
|Availability of IES 2018 Application Form||September 27 – October 23, 2017||Registration for IES 2018 can be done via online mode only|
|IES Preliminary Exam (Objective Type Paper)||January 07, 2018||Important Topics for IES Prelims|
|IES Mains Exam (Conventional Type Papers)||July 01, 2018||IES Mains will be conducted in offline mode|
|IES Personality Test (Interview)||November 2018||Prepare Better for IES Interview Stage|
A candidate applying for UPSC IES must ensure that he duly fulfills IES Eligibility which is given below. Failure to comply with these criteria may result in cancellation of candidature.
ESE Registrations 2018 shall be done online at www.upsc online.nic.in. The applicants are advised to submit only single application. All candidates, whether already in Government Service, or in Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in private employment, should apply online direct to the Commission.
Persons, already in Government service whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work‐charged employees other than causal or daily rated employees or those serving under public enterprises are, however, required to inform their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination. The registration for the Indian Engineering Services consists of 4 steps given below:
The last date to apply for the engineering examination is October 23, 2017.
Post successful registration, UPSC will release e-Admission Certificate, more commonly known as IES Admit Card to each candidate. The admit card provided though is provisional yet mandatory for candidates to produce at IES Exam Centre. The document should be supported with an original photo ID issued by Govt. of India.
Admit Card of IES consists of the basic information about the applicants. It is important to verify the details mentioned on e-Admission Certificate according to the information provided during IES Registration.
IES Result for all the qualified candidates in the preliminary exam scheduled to be conducted on January 07, 2018 will be declared after the exam is concluded and IES Merit List is prepared. All the qualified candidates will be invited for the next level of IES Selection Process, IES Mains.
The qualified candidates of the IES Mains will be invited for Group Discussion & Personal Interview in which the candidates’ aptitude and communication skills are tested along with their efficiency to project their ideas and establish it in a group.
The final Selection will be done considering the collective marks obtained by candidates in all the levels of IES Exam. We wish best of luck to all IES Aspirants
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.