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What is UPSC Engineering Services (IES)

UPSC Engineering Services (IES)

Indian Engineering Services remain the most sought-after careers for the engineering graduates in India. An all India level competitive examination, called Engineering Services Examination (ESE) is conducted every year by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for recruitment to the Indian Engineering Services. The examination constitutes a written examination (five tests) and followed by an Interview. ESE is considered as one of the toughest examination in India due to the difficulty related to the examination and the selection procedure. Also there are less number of posts and more number of aspirants. Based on 2010 statistics, a total of 1,57,649 candidates applied for a total of 434 Vacancies in all branches and cadres, having competition ratio of 1:363.

The candidates who get selected for IES, enjoy a very high respect and stature in the society. Candidates who are selected for IES are appointed as Assistant Executive Engineers in various departments under central government for Group A and Group B posts. The various services in which recruitment is made through ESE include Indian Railways, Central Engineering, Central Water engineering, Border roads Engineering, Indian Defence service of Engineers, Indian ordinance Factories, Central power engineering, Indian Naval armament service, Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Indian Telecommunication service, Wireless planning & Coordination wing etc..

ESE 2014 : An Overview

  1. Notification Date: 15.03.2014
  2. Date of examination: From 20.06.2014 (Three Days)
  3. Engineering Branches which are eligible:
    • i Civil Engineering
    • ii Mechanical Engineering
    • iii Electrical Engineering
    • iv Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  4. Age Limit: 21 to 30 years
    (However certain categories of persons (SC, ST & OBC) and certain departmental candidates are eligible for age relaxation).
  5. Educational qualifications:
    A degree in Engineering from a recognized university or equivalent. MSc degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communications, Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as special subjects are also eligible. Candidates appearing examination of their final year engineering degree or equivalent are also eligible.

Scheme of Examination

Written Examination
Paper-I (Objective Type) General Ability Test: (Part A: General English I Part B: General Studies) 200 Marks
Paper-II & III (Objective Type) In the respective Engineering Branch (CE/ME/EE/E&T) 200 Marks for each Paper
Paper-IV & V (Conventional Type) In the respective Engineering Branch (CE/ME/EE/E&T) 200 Marks for each Paper
Total Marks for written examination 1000 Marks
Personality Test (Interview) 200 Marks

Standard of the Exam:
The standard of paper in General Ability Test will be such as may be expected of an Engineering graduate. The standard of the papers in other subjects will approximately be that of an Engineering Degree examination of an Indian University. Both objective and conventional type papers cover the entire syllabus of the relevant engineering disciplines.

Cut off marks for ESE-2012

The candidate should secure minimum qualifying marks in each paper and also in aggregate of the three objective papers.The total marks of the last candidate finally selected for appointment are given below.

Total Marks for Selected Appointment (out of 1200)
Discipline Category
General OBC SC ST
Civil Engg. 512 484 422 422
Mech. Engg. 532 486 416 367
Electrical Engg. 590 542 497 495
Electronics Engg. 607 585 511 512

Engineering Service Examinations
Year Vacancies (Approximately)
2009 205 130 59 75 469
2010 178 134 102 170 584
2011 248 170 112 163 693
2012 269 169 103 94 635
2013 (Details will be Decided by UPSC) 763

The all India 1st Ranker in ESE-12
Secured Highest Marks as follows
Each Paper: 200 Marks; Interview: 200 Marks; Total: 1200 Marks
AIR Discipline(Engg.) GS Obj 1 Obj 2 Conv 1 Conv 2 Interview Total
1 Civil 106.6 127.2 65 121 96 145 661
1 Mech 124.5 140.5 116.1 67 129 116 693
1 Electrical 86.6 150.5 135 145 84 128 729
1 Electronic 116 112.2 110.5 132 122 122 715

In view of the mammoth syllabus content and tough competition in IES, only a few candidates can get good ranks in their very first attempt. Majority of the candidates get good ranks in their 2nd or 3rd or higher attempts. A proper guidance and good coaching will help a lot in the preparation for ESE to secure a good rank. ACE Engineering Academy with its vast experience in the coaching field of competitive exams in engineering, good track record and known for its honesty in declaring the results, is the best choice for the aspirants.

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