Background

About IES

About IES

INDIAN ENGINEERING SERVICES (IES) exam is an all India level exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for the class -1 officer rank in the departments of Government of India.

About IES



Electrical Engineering:
  • Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers
  • Indian Railway Stores Service
  • Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service
  • Indian Naval Armament Service
  • Military Engineer Service
  • Assistant Executive Engineer (in Ministry of Defence)
  • Assistant Naval Store (in Indian Navy)
Electrical Engineering
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering:
  • Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers
  • Indian Railway Stores Service
  • Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service
  • Indian Naval Armament Service
  • Military Engineer Service
  • Assistant Executive Engineer (in Ministry of Defence)
  • Assistant Naval Store (in Indian Navy)
Civil Engineering:
  • Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers
  • Indian Railway Stores Service
  • Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service
  • Indian Naval Armament Service
  • Military Engineer Service
  • Assistant Executive Engineer (in Ministry of Defence)
  • Assistant Naval Store (in Indian Navy)
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering:
  • Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers
  • Indian Railway Stores Service
  • Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service
  • Indian Naval Armament Service
  • Military Engineer Service
  • Assistant Executive Engineer (in Ministry of Defence)
  • Assistant Naval Store (in Indian Navy)

Eligibility:

Criteria

Nationality:
    A candidate must be either:
  • A citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Age Limit:
  • Minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years.
  • Age Relaxation: upper age limit of 30 years is relaxable upto 35 years in the case of Government Servants of certain categories. See official notification for it
Educational Qualifications
  • 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
  • passed Section A and B of the Institution Examinations of the Institution of Engineers (India); or
  • 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
  • passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India); or
  • passed Associate Membership Examination Parts II and III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India; or
  • passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers, London held after November, 1959

Important Dates

Date of Notification: March 2017
Last Date of Receipt of Applications: April 2017
Date of commencement of Examination: May 2017