UPSC ESE(IES) 2020 Notification | Exam Pattern, Date & Registration fee

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published the ESE (IES) 2020 notification for Engineering Services Examination. A total of 495 vacancies have been notified by the commission. The Preliminary Exam for the recruitment to Indian Engineering Services will be held on January 5. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the recruitment exams. Online application forms will be available from September 25.

Candidates, with graduation in engineering disciplines, can register for the exam at the official website of the UPSC.

Official Notification

The exam is held for selection to services/ posts under Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.

The Examination constitutes a written examination followed by an interview for the personality test. The recruitment of qualified candidates is made under the following categories:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

A candidate through Engineering Services Examination (ESE) makes a career in one of the most reputed government organizations like Indian Railways, Indian Military, Indian Telecommunication, and various other great departments of Government of India. An IES qualified Engineer gets an opportunity to technically handle challenging roles and tasks which has a direct bearing on the building up of infrastructure and services of our nation.

ESE 2020 important Dates

S. No. Event Date
1 Date of Notification 25.09.2019
2 Last Date for Receipt of Applications 15.10.2019
3 Preliminary Examination 05.01.2020
4 Mains Examination 28.06.2020

 

IES/ESE 2020 registration fee details:

 

Category Fee
Female Candidates No Fee
SC/ST/PWD Candidates No Fee
All Other Candidates Rs. 200

 

Note: Candidates can pay the application fee via Net banking, Debit Card or Credit Card.

ESE 2020 Exam Pattern

The new exam pattern for Engineering Services Examination 2020 for Civil Engineering (CE), Electrical Engineering (EE), Mechanical Engineering (ME) & Electronics and Telecommunication (ET) Engineering shall comprise of three parts.

 

Stages Marks
Stage-I Preliminary Exam 500
Stage-II Mains Exam 600
Stage-III Personality Test 200
Stage-I + Stage-II + Stage-III Grand Total = 1300

 

Preliminary/Stage-I Examination (Objective Type Papers):

The Preliminary stage of the exam is objective in nature and consists of multiple choice type questions. Students have to qualify this stage to be eligible for the next stage of the exam. The marks obtained in this stage will be added in the final score for deciding the merit list.

 

Paper Name of Paper Time Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I General Studies and Engineering Aptitude 2 Hours 200
Paper-II Engineering Discipline 3 Hours

300

 

Total = 500 Marks

Mains/Stage-II Examination (Subjective Type Papers):

The students who qualify the Preliminary stage of the examination are then selected for the Mains stage of the examination. This examination is of subjective in nature and tests the answer writing skills of the students.

 

The pattern of the Mains exam is as given below:

Paper Name of Paper Time Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-I 3 Hours 300
Paper-II Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II 3 Hours

300

Total = 600 Marks

Personality Test: The students who will qualify the Mains Exam will be eligible for the Personality Test. The Personality Test is of 200 marks.

For any other queries regarding the application process of ESE 2020, please feel free to write to us in the comment section.

43 thoughts on “UPSC ESE(IES) 2020 Notification | Exam Pattern, Date & Registration fee

  • September 25, 2019 at 4:22 pm
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    Documents required

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    • September 26, 2019 at 11:37 am
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  • September 25, 2019 at 4:59 pm
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    Thank you for the update. About how many vacancies will be there for civil students??

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    • September 29, 2019 at 6:01 pm
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. The branch-wise vacancies have not been notifies by the commission. We will notify you about the same as and when the details are available.

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  • September 25, 2019 at 5:02 pm
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    What is the age limit for st

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    • September 26, 2019 at 11:37 am
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  • September 25, 2019 at 5:33 pm
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    What is the seats for electrical engineering student

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    • September 29, 2019 at 6:01 pm
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. The branch-wise vacancies have not been notifies by the commission. We will notify you about the same as and when the details are available.

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  • September 25, 2019 at 5:36 pm
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    Can Final year B.tech.student apply , whose final exam will conduct in month of April 2020.

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    • September 26, 2019 at 10:54 am
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. Yes, a 4th year student can apply for this exam given that he/she fulfills the age eligibility criteria and also successfully completes the qualifying degree before document verification.

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  • September 25, 2019 at 5:54 pm
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    I need this job and I love

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  • September 25, 2019 at 6:19 pm
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    Sir i want to know, can electrical engg students apply for electronics engg. If yes then in future is it any problem?

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    • September 26, 2019 at 11:36 am
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  • September 25, 2019 at 6:26 pm
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    Expected vacancies for mechanical?

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    • September 26, 2019 at 11:40 am
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. The branch-wise vacancies have not been notifies by the commission. We will notify you about the same as and when the details are available.

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  • September 25, 2019 at 7:11 pm
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    Can a student apply for this exam who is in final year of engineering / who is going to graduate in 2020

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    • September 26, 2019 at 10:54 am
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. Yes, a 4th year student can apply for this exam given that he/she fulfills the age eligibility criteria and also successfully completes the qualifying degree before document verification.

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  • September 25, 2019 at 7:48 pm
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    Sir, Is this Exam not eligible for Engineering Computer Science Engineering Students..

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    • September 26, 2019 at 11:36 am
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  • September 25, 2019 at 8:35 pm
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    I want guidance for the examination

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    • September 26, 2019 at 11:36 am
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  • September 25, 2019 at 9:53 pm
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    What is the nature of second stage
    Objective type or Writting type

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    • September 26, 2019 at 11:39 am
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. The second stage of ESE is called the Mains Examination and it is subjective in nature. For more information regarding the same, please visit the following link.

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      Regards,

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  • September 25, 2019 at 10:03 pm
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    How many maximum attempts are allowed in UPSC IES bellow the age of 30 years

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    • September 26, 2019 at 11:36 am
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  • September 25, 2019 at 10:49 pm
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    B.tech last year me exam de sakte hii

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    • September 26, 2019 at 11:38 am
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. Yes, a 4th year student can apply for this exam given that he/she fulfills the age eligibility criteria and also successfully completes the qualifying degree before document verification.

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  • September 25, 2019 at 11:04 pm
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    can one who graduated from Computer science apply for electronics?

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    • September 26, 2019 at 11:36 am
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  • September 25, 2019 at 11:46 pm
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    Thank you so much for the information

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  • September 26, 2019 at 7:00 am
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    I need syllabus of ECE of IES and
    I’m I eligible for IES exams when I’m in 4th year?

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    • September 26, 2019 at 11:38 am
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. Yes, a 4th year student can apply for this exam given that he/she fulfills the age eligibility criteria and also successfully completes the qualifying degree before document verification. Click on the following link to get the information regarding syllabus.

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  • September 26, 2019 at 7:19 am
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    Can undergraduate 4rth year student can apply for the ESE or not…?

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    • September 26, 2019 at 10:53 am
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. Yes, a 4th year student can apply for this exam given that he/she fulfills the age eligibility criteria and also successfully completes the qualifying degree before document verification.

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  • September 26, 2019 at 11:10 am
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    can a student with backlog be able to apply for ese 2020? if degree available by jan 2020

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    • September 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. The candidate has to be successfully complete his/her qualifying degree before the time of document verification.

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  • September 26, 2019 at 11:13 am
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    My Dob is 21/07/1999 .Am i eligible for upsc 2020 exam.

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    • September 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm
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  • September 26, 2019 at 3:48 pm
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    Can 2020 passing candidates should eligible for this?

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    • September 29, 2019 at 4:22 pm
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. Yes, a 4th year student can apply for this exam given that he/she fulfills the age eligibility criteria and also successfully completes the qualifying degree before document verification.

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  • September 27, 2019 at 12:20 pm
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    What is branch wise vacancy in 2020 ESE

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    • September 29, 2019 at 4:22 pm
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      Dear Candidate,

      Thanks for writing to us. The branch-wise vacancies have not been notifies by the commission. We will notify you about the same as and when the details are available.

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