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Indian Engineering Services

Category I - Civil Engineering Group-A Services/Posts

  • Indian Railway Service of Engineers.
  • Indian Railway Stores Service (Civil Engineering Posts).
  • Central Engineering Service.
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Civil Engineering Post)
  • Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group-A (Civil Engineering Posts).
  • Central Water Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Civil Engineering Posts)
  • Survey of India Group ‘A’ Service
  • AEE(Civil Engg Posts) in Border Roads Engineering Service Gr ‘A’.
  • AEE(Civil) of P&T Building Works Gr ‘A’ Service.
  • Indian Defence Service of Engineers.
  • AEE(QS&C) in Military Engineer Service(MES) Surveyor Cadre

Category II - Mechanical Engineering Group-Services/Posts

  • Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  • Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  • AEE in Geological Survey of India Gr ‘A’ Engineering Service
  • Central Water Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  • AEE (Mech Engineering Posts) in Border Roads Engineering Service Gr ‘A’.
  • Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  • Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade-I (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.

Category III—Electrical Engineering Group-A/B Services/Posts

  • Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers
  • Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
  • Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Electrical Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Naval Armament Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Defence Service of Engineers.
  • Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade-I(Electrical Engg. Posts) in Indian Navy.
  • AEE Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engg. Posts) in Corps of EME, Min of Defence.
  • Category IV

Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Group-Services/Posts

  • Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers.
  • Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/Electronics Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Inspection Service (Asst. Dir. Grade-I).
  • Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).
  • Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).
  • Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade-I (Electronics and Telecom Engg. Posts) in Indian
  • Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering Posts).

Eligibility Criteria

A Candidate must have obtained a Post-Graduate Degree in Economics/Applied Economics/Business Economics/Econometric from any University recognized by the Government of India.

Candidates are considered eligible based on 2 criteria- Age and Academic Qualification. Educational Qualification: Engineering Graduates and Undergraduates (pursuing final semester)

Note: UPSC will not consider percentage of marks or class nor the discipline of graduation Age Limit, Number of attempts, As per categories, The candidate’s age as on 1st January of that year is taken into account. Minimum Age to take the Exam is 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st January, 2019

  • General Merit 30 Years
  • Other Backward Class 33 Years
  • SC/ST and for Government servants 35 Years
  • Blind, Deaf-Mute, Ortho-Handicapped 10 Years relaxation
  • Ex-Servicemen disabled 35 Years.

Indian Engineering Services - Stages

Stage 1 - Preliminary Examination

The Examination shall comprise of two papers

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-I Civil Engineering    
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 hrs. 200
Paper-II (Civil Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   500
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-II Mechanical Engineering    
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 hrs. 200
Paper-II (Mechanical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   500
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-III Electrical Engineering    
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 hrs. 200
Paper-II (Electrical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   500
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering    
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 hrs. 200
Paper-II (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   500

Stage 2 - (Mains/Stage-II) Examination

The Examination shall comprise of two papers

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-I Civil Engineering    
Paper-I (Civil Engineering) 3 hrs. 200
Paper-II (Civil Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   600
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-II Mechanical Engineering    
Paper-I (Mechanical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Paper-II (Mechanical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   600
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-II Electrical Engineering    
Paper-I (Electrical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Paper-II (Electrical Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   600
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category-IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering    
Paper-I (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Paper-II (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) 3 hrs. 300
Total   600

Stage 3

Interview - 200 MARKS

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