IES 2018 Notification Online Application Form for Engineering Services Exam at

IES 2018: As per the schedule given in the annual planner, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the notification of IES 2018 over its official website. Engineering Graduates who eagerly waited for the employment notification from this Commission can make use of this golden opportunity. The Indian Engineering Service (IES) Exam will be take place on the month of January 2018. Aspirants who have successfully completed Engineering course and aging between 21 to 30 years are suitable to apply for these exams. Individuals can use the Commission’s website i.e. “” to apply for UPSC IES Exam. From this page, you can grab lots of latest updates regarding the upcoming exam in UPSC.

UPSC IES 2018 – Highlights
Commission Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam Name Indian Engineering Service Exam (IES Exam-2018)
Vacancy No’s NA
Last Date 23 Oct 2017
Qualification BE/ Diploma
Job Nature Permanent Basis
Posting Anywhere in India

IES 2018 (UPSC ESE 2017)

Each year, Civil service and other examinations will be organised by UPSC for enrolling talented staffs below various government departments. Similarly, this year also, the commission has planned to conduct an open competitive examination for engaging suitable aspirants below various Group A and B designations.

The IES 2018 shall be conducted through three stages i.e. Prelims, Mains and personal Interview. Candidates who are qualifying in these processes will have to undergo medical examination before finalising their appointments.

Aspirants who found to be not satisfying the medical fitness conditions will be not be considered for selection. After applying for this exam, candidates have to seriously prepare for this exam because these days, the competition for this kind of civil service exam has risen really high due to unemployment.

You can also refer the exam UPSC IES Exam syllabus from our site for preparing well for this exam.

Services for which you are going to write IES exam: In order to apply for this exam, aspirants should have completed BE or Diploma or similar qualification in these following streams.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engg

The Group A and B services below which the candidates are going to be engaged are given in the below section.

  • Indian Railways Service of Engineers
  • Indian Railway Stores Service
  • Central Engineering Service
  • Ordnance Factories Service AWM/ JTSE
  • Central Engineering Service
  • AEE in Board Roads Engineering Service
  • Defence Service
  • Geological Survey of India Engineering service
  • Naval Armament Service
  • Radio Regulatory Service, etc

UPSC Exam Eligibility Criteria 2018

Those who are willing to apply for these posts should qualify in the eligibility conditions such as education, age, etc of the commission. We have listed out the required the eligibility criteria in the below list.

Academic Qualification: Aspirants who have completed bachelor’s degree or Diploma in engineering field from a recognized institute or university are eligible to apply for IES exam 2018.

  • Required Qualification – BE/ B.Tech or Diploma in
    • Civil Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Electronics & Telecommunication Engg

Age Restrictions: The minimum age limit of the applicants should not be below 21 years. However, the maximum age limit of the candidates must not exceed 30 years as on 1st January 2018.

  • Minimum Age limit – 21 years
  • Maximum Age Limit – 30 years

Age Limitations: Age Relaxation can be granted for deserving candidates who are belonging to reserved or special category in accordance to government norms.

  • Age Limit for OBC 33 years
  • Age Limit for SC/ ST/ Government employees – 35 years
  • Age Limit for PWD 40 years

IES Selection Methodology 2018

Lots of selection process is involved in UPSC examination. There are two stages in UPSC IES Exam i.e. Prelims and Mains. Those who are performing well in both the exams only will be considered for Personal interview and medical verification.

  • Prelims: Objective Paper
  • Mains: Conventional Paper
  • Personal Interview

UPSC IES Exam Pattern 2018

Indian Engineering Service 2018 exam comprises of two sections. The first section comprises of objective type question and the second paper may contain descriptive questions.

Preliminary Exam:– This exam consists of 3 parts were each part carries 200 marks. And also each section will be conducted for duration of 2 hours time. Those who are qualifying in this test are required to appear for the section two exam.

  • General Ability Test – 200 marks
  • Civil Engineering Paper-I – 200 marks
  • Civil Engineering Paper-II – 200 marks

Main Exam: – This exam comprises of descriptive type questions, which will be asked from their respective subject. There are two papers below this section. Each paper comprises of 200 marks for a total duration of 6 hours (3hours for each paper).

  • Civil Engineering Paper-I – 200 marks
  • Civil Engineering Paper-II – 200 marks

Personality Test – Those who are qualifying in the above tests will be asked to appear for the personality Test. Based on overall performance, the final merit list will be executed.

  • Marks for Personality Test – 200 marks

How to Apply Online for UPSC IES Exam 2018 (Engineering Services Exam)

Engineers who are meeting up with the eligibility criteria of UPSC IES Exam 2018 can visit the official portal of commission to submit your applications. The detailed steps for online registration are given in the below section.

  • Go to the official site of UPSC i.e. “”.
  • Click on the “Recruitment->Online Recruitment Application” option on the home page.
  • On the new page, click on the “New Registration” button, if you have not applied for any exams in UPSC.
  • A registration form will appear with various columns on the next page.
  • Fill the form with Basic details and give “Save & Continue”
  • Also, fill the details such as education, experience, etc in the next steps.
  • Upload the scanned copies of Age Proof, qualification & Experience Certificate, Community certificate,
  • On the next steps, upload the scanned copies of photo and signature.
  • Preview the entered details twice before giving “submit”
  • Now, you will be directed to a payment window.
  • Choose the payment option and make the fee payment.
  • After successful submission, an application form along with pay-in slip will be generated.
  • Take the printout of the form and save it for future record.
Reference Link
Official Notification
Apply Online

Important Dates:

  • Date of Notification – 27 September 2017
  • Online Application Starts from – 27 September 2017
  • Last Date for Online Application – 23 October 2017
  • Date of Prelims Exam –07 January 2018
  • Date of Mains Exam – 01 July 2018
  • Interview Date – Nov-Dec 2018

Conclusion: In this page, we have noticed the announcement of IES 2018 for making it simple for candidate’s reference.

Updated: 2017-10-11 — 9:52 am

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