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IES

IES- Indian Engineering Service Exam is a paper-pen based, four-part government service examination directed by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment of engineers in the Engineering Services of the Government of India. IES 2018 exam 8is conducted for recruitment of engineers in government services/sectors of railways, roadways, defence, energy and telecommunication. Any graduate engineer can apply for (ESE) Engineering Service Examination 2018. 
 
ESE 2018  is a combined four stage examination that consists of six test. Each test is qualifying in nature as such engineering aspirants need to clear each test in order to be selected as IES officer as per the recommendations of the UPSC. 
 
As far as the question of whether, IES exam is easy or tough?  Indian Engineering Service examination is also considered as the toughest examination in India and also counted among the toughest exams in the world due to two reasons mainly
 
a) the disparity in terms of number of aspirants and offered posts 
b) its technical nature. 
 
Most toppers of this ESE  are graduates of institutes like the Indian Institutes of Technology and Indian Institute of Science. The career of an IES officer is highly respected due to its diverse areas of work. To the Indian Government an IES officer is an important link in the government's task and functions that include railways, roads, defense, manufacturing, inspection, supply, construction, public works, power, telecommunications, etc. All appointments to the Group "A" services are made by the President of India. 
 
Recruitment on the results of this examination will be made to the Services/ Posts under the following categories:-
 
Category I-Civil Engineering.
Category II-Mechanical Engineering.
Category III-Electrical Engineering.
Category IV-Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.
 
The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 588 including 18 PH(LDCP-15 & HI-03) vacancies. 
 
CATEGORY I—CIVIL ENGINEERING
 
Group-A Services/Posts
 
(i) Indian Railway Service of Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Civil Engineering Posts).
(iii) Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Civil Engineering Post)
(iv) Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group-A (Civil Engineering Posts).
(v) Central Water Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Civil Engineering Posts).
(vi) AEE(Civil Engg Posts) in Border Roads Engineering Service Gr ‘A’.
(vii) Indian Defence Service of Engineers.
(viii) Indian Skill Development Service.
 
CATEGORY II—MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
 
Group-A/B Services/Posts
 
(i) Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(iii) Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(iv) Central Water Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(v) AEE (Mech Engineering Posts) in Border Roads Engineering Service Gr ‘A’.
(vi) Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(vii) AEE Gr ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of EME, Min of Defence.
(viii) Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO-II (Mechanical).
(ix) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(x) Indian Skill Development Service.
(xi) Indian Naval Armament Service
(xii) Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade-I (Mech. Engg. Posts) in Indian Navy
(xiii) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
 
C ATEGORY III—ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
 
Group-A/B Services/Posts
 
(i) Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(iii) Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(iv) Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(v) AEE Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engg. Posts) in Corps of EME, Min of Defence.
(vi) Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO-II (Electrical)
(vii) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(viii) Indian Skill Development Service.
(ix) Indian Naval Armament Service
(x) Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade-I (Electrical Engg. Posts) in Indian Navy.
(xi) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering Posts)
 
CATEGORY IV—ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
 
Group-A/B Services/Posts
 
(i) Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/Electronics Engineering Posts).
(iii) Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’.
(iv) Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).
(v) AEE Gr ‘A’(Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts) in Corps of EME, Min of Defence.
(vi) Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO-II (Electronics & Telecom.)
(vii) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).
(viii)Indian Telecommunication Service Gr ‘A’.
(ix) Indian Skill Development Service.
(x) Indian Naval Armament Service
(xi) Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade-I (Electronics & Telecom Engg. Posts) in Indian Navy.
(xii) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).
(xiii)Junior Telecom Officer Gr ‘B’.
 

Eligibility for IES 2018 Exam:- 

 
 
Age Limits:-
 
A candidate for this examination must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st August, 2018 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1988 and not later than 1st August, 1997.
 
Upper Age Relaxation:-
 
(i) Up to maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
(ii) Up to maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates. The closing date fixed for the receipt of the application will be treated as the date for determining the OBC status (including that of creamy layer) of the candidates.
 
Minimum Educational Qualification:-
 
For admission to the examination, a candidate must have –
 
(a) obtained a degree in Engineering from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956; or
(b) passed Sections A and B of the Institution Examinations of the Institution of Engineers (India); or
(c) obtained a degree/diploma in Engineering from such foreign University/College/Institution and under such conditions as may be recognised by the Government for the purpose from time to time, or
(d) passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India);
 
or
 
(e) passed Associate Membership Examination Parts II and III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India; or
(f) passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers, London held after November, 1959 Provided that a candidate for the post of Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts) and Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’ may possess any of the above qualifications or the qualification mentioned below namely:-
 
For Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engg. Posts) - M.Sc. degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject.
 
For Indian Radio Regulatory Service – M.Sc. degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject or Master’s Degree in Science with Physics and Radio Communication or Electronics or Telecommunication as a special subject.

 

IES Registration / Application Form

IES 2018 Online Application Form / Registration:-
 
 
Apply Online at Website www.upsconline.nic.in from from 27th September 2017 to 23rd October, 2017 till 18:00 Hours.
 
Before starting filling up Online Application, a candidate must have his/ her photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 40 KB each and must not be less than 3 KB in size for the photograph and 1 KB for the signature.
 
The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Twp Hundred Only) [excepting Female/SC/ST/PH candidates who are exempted from payment of fee] either by remitting the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using any Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
 
 

IES Application Form

IES Exam Dates

IES 2018 Date:-  

 
 
Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination 2018 -
 
 
Date of Notification - 27.09.2017
 
Last Date for receipt of Applications - 23.10.2017
 
Exam Date - 07.01.2018 (SUNDAY)
 
Duration of Exam - 1 DAY
 
 
Engineering Services (Main) Examination 2018 -
 
 
Exam Date - 01.07.2018 (SUNDAY)
 
Duration of Exam - 1 DAY
 

UPSC Exam Time Table 2018


IES Syllabus

IES 2018 Syllabus:-

The standard of paper in General Studies and Engineering Aptitude (Preliminary Stage-I Examination) will be such as may be expected of an Engineering/Science Graduate. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be that of an Engineering Degree Examination of an Indian University. There will be no practical examination in any of the subjects. General Studies and Engineering Aptitude (Preliminary Examination/Stage-I, Paper I, Objective type, Common to all Candidates)
 
1. Current issues of national and international importance relating to social, economic and industrial development 
2. Engineering Aptitude covering Logical reasoning and Analytical ability 
3. Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis 
4. General Principlesof Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety 
5. Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance and services 
6. Basics of Energy and Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment 
7. Basics of Project Management 
8. Basics of Material Science and Engineering 
9. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, e-governance and technology based education. 
10. Ethics and values in Engineering profession.
 
Note: The paper in General Studies and Engineering Aptitude will include Knowledge of relevant topics as may be expected from an engineering graduate, without special study. Questions from all the 10 topics mentioned above shall be set. Marks for each Topic may range from 5% to 15% of the total marks in the paper.
 
 
Click here to download IES 2018 Syllabus (Refer APPENDIX I).
 

IES Civil Engineering Syllabus

IES Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

IES Electrical Engineering Syllabus

IES Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Syllabus

Paper Pattern

IES 2018 Pattern:-
 
The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan :—
 
(i) Stage-I: Engineering Services (Preliminary/Stage-I) Examination (Objective Type Papers) for the selection of candidates for the Stage-II: Engineering Services (Main/Stage-II) Examination;
 
(ii) Stage-II: Engineering Services (Main/Stage-II) Examination (Conventional Type Papers) and
 
(iii) Stage-III : Personality Test
 
A. Stage-I(Preliminary/Stage-I) Examination :-
 
Category-I Civil Engineering
 
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) - 2 hrs - 200 marks
Paper-II (Civil Engineering) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
 
Total - 500 Marks
 
Category-II Mechanical Engineering
 
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) - 2 hrs - 200 marks
Paper-II (Mechanical Engineering) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
 
Total - 500 Marks
 
Category-III Electrical Engineering
 
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) - 2 hrs - 200 marks
Paper-II (Electrical Engineering) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
 
Total - 500 Marks
 
Category-IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
 
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) - 2 hrs - 200 marks
Paper-II (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
 
Total - 500 Marks
 
There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers.
 
Only those candidates who are declared by the Commission to have qualified in the Preliminary/Stage-I Examination in the year will be eligible for admission to the Main/Stage-II Examination.
 
B. Stage-II(Main/Stage-II) Examination:-
 
Category-I Civil Engineering
 
Paper-I ( Civil Engineering) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
Paper-II (Civil Engineering) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
 
Total - 600 Marks
 
Category-II Mechanical Engineering
 
Paper-I ( Mechanical Engineering) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
Paper-II (Mechanical Engineering) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
 
Total - 600 Marks
 
Category-III Electrical Engineering
 
Paper-I ( Electrical Engineering ) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
Paper-II (Electrical Engineering) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
 
Total - 600 Marks
 
Category-IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
 
Paper-I ( Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering `) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
Paper-II (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) - 3 hrs - 300 marks
 
Total - 600 Marks
 
(C) Stage-III(Personality Test) - 200 Marks.

 

IES Preparation

IES 2018 Preparation:-
 
One of the essential tips to crack IES 2015 exam is proper planning with devotion. Since IES is among the toughest exams in India, it is recommendable for students to take up any coaching at any of the top institutes for IES coaching. Candidates should improve writing skills as the exam includes important paper i.e. General Ability. Make sure that you have the best authors’ books that cover almost entire portion of the subjects that you have chosen.Solve as many sample papers as possible. 
 

IES Preparation Tips      IES Books         IES Coaching Institutes

IES Sample Papers

IES Notification

IES 2018 Notification:-

 
 
Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination 2018 -
 
Date of Notification - 27.09.2017
 
Last Date for receipt of Applications - 23.10.2017
 
Exam Date - 07.01.2018 (SUNDAY)
 
Duration of Exam - 1 DAY
 
 
Click here to download UPSC Engineering Services (Preliminary / Stage I) Examination 2018 Notification.
 
 
 
Engineering Services (Main) Examination 2018 -
 
 
Exam Date - 01.07.2018 (SUNDAY)
 
Duration of Exam - 1 DAY

 


Comments (5)
i am doing my final year ece. i want to do ies .can u say when can i write the exams and all the details
Posted By : priyanka.d
Posted On : 17 July 2013
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I have passout in 2017 but I have no b tech degree rightnow so.... how can I apply for ies?
Posted By : Prabhakar massey
Posted On : 18 July 2017
I want to do ies exam
Posted By : vikrant prabhakar
Posted On : 22 January 2017
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prefer me standard books for IES . /CAN we sit in exam in after 3rd yr?
Posted By : brijkishore
Posted On : 08 July 2013
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IES ka exam b.sc. m.sc vale bhi de shkte ha Kay??
Posted By : ram
Posted On : 12 September 2017
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Posted By : veronica100
Posted On : 06 November 2015
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please sujjest me best books for general study and general english for ies preparation.and also for others subjects of ies.
Posted By : m.s.hussain
Posted On : 30 June 2013
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ABDUS SALAM CHAUS is the best book for beginner according to my experience. I can tell you english books which are related to engineering exams it is available at http://shop.nodia.co.in/gate-books/electrical-and-engineering-books
Posted By : Aliya Shaikh
Posted On : 27 November 2015
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i need question papers with solutions sir please hlep me
Posted By : NARUGULA AVINASH
Posted On : 26 May 2013
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first work on your spellings then ask any question idiot!!!!
Posted By : ishnoor singh
Posted On : 07 December 2016
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Posted By : Ravi ran Jan jmkumar
Posted On : 07 April 2016
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can i have info about ies 2014 exam
Posted By : ABHRA JYOTI GHOSH
Posted On : 01 April 2013
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Posted On : 19 April 2017
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Posted On : 03 October 2016
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