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UPSC IES Notification and Application Forms 2017

Examination  Notice No.01/2017ENGG.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Engineering Services Examination as a combined competitive examination for recruitment to the services or posts of Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. This article will explain in detail about IES 2017 Notification. It will illustrate the IES Application form as listed in the IES 2017 Notification.

Important dates as listed in IES 2017 Notification:

  • Start date for receipt of Online Applications: 29th Sep 2016
  • Last date for receipt of Online Applications: 21st Oct 2016
  • Date of Preliminary Exam: 8 January, 2017
  • Date of Main Exam: 14 May, 2017

Changes in pattern of IES 2017:

Preliminary Objective Papers Duration Marks
Paper I (Common to all) General Studies & Engineering Aptitude 2 Hours 200
Paper II Engineering Specific 3 Hours 300
Preliminary Total 500
Mains Subjective Papers    
Engineering Paper I 3 Hours 300
Engineering Paper II 3 Hours 300
Mains Total 600
Personality Test 200
Grand Total 1300

Only those candidates qualifying in Preliminary exam are permitted to appear for Mains examination.

Eligibility Criteria:

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);


(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:‐

M.Sc. degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication, Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject.

Age Limit:

Between 21 years to 30 years as on 1st January of the exam year. Age relaxations exist as per the government rules.

How to apply:    

Candidates are required to apply Online only by using the website

Application Fee- Candidates (Female/SC/ST/ PH are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs.200/‐ either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking   facility    of    State    Bank    of India/State     Bank     of     Bikaner     & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of  Mysore/State Bank    of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit card.

Detailed advertisement of IES 2017 Notification

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