Indian Engineering Services Examination – IES 2018



UPSC announced Indian Engineering Services Examination – IES 2018
New Update: UPSC   has released online application form for IES 2018 at their official site www.upsc.gov.in



IES 2018 Exam Pattern
IES -2018 EXAM PATTERN
Preliminary Exam
Mains Exam
Personal Interview
Paper – I
Objective
Paper – I
Conventional

General Studies, Aptitude in Engineering
2 Hours
300 Marks
Engineering Discipline - I
3 Hours
300 Marks
200 Marks
Paper - II
Objective
Paper - II
Conventional
Relevant chosen Engineering Discipline
3 Hours
300 Marks
Engineering Discipline – II
3 Hours
300 Marks
Total
5 Hours
600 Marks
Total
6 Hours
600 Marks
200

TOTAL

=(600+600+200)
1400 Marks



Union Public Service Commission conducts the IES 2018 for filling up various posts in Indian Engineering Services. Every year nearly 2 lakh candidates register to appear for Engineering Services Exam.

  
IES 2018 – Important Dates
IES
Indian Engineering Services






Official Website
www.upsc.gov.in
Application Mode
Online
Exam Mode
Offline
Candidates expected to Register
2 lakh (approx.)
No. of seats
600 (approx.)
IES 2018 Notification
September 27, 2017
Last date for application
October 23, 2017
Date of Examination
January 07, 2018
IES 2018 Prelims
January 07, 2018
IES 2018 Mains Exam date
July 01, 2018
IES 2018 Personal Interview
First week of November 2018 onwards

Eligibility

The eligibility for applying IES – 2018 is given below:

Nationality
Candidates must be a resident of India, Nepal, Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee.

Age Limit
Age limit for IES 2018 is between 21-30 years of age.

Academic Qualification
Candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in the field of engineering from a recognized University.

Physical Standards
Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards defined by the authorities for admission to Engineering Services Examination.

IES Exam Pattern

There are 3 stages in the engineering services examination namely – 

* Preliminary exam is an objective paper

*Mains exam is a conventional paper (for those who preliminary exams)

*Personal Interview is a personality test (for those who clear both exams)


Both the Preliminary exam and Mains exam of the written test has the entire syllabus of relevant chosen engineering subject (Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering).

IES 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern:

Description
Paper 1
Paper 2
Total
Time Duration
2 Hours
3 Hours
5 Hours
Marks
200 Marks
300 Marks
500 Marks
Negative Marks
1/3 of the marks will be deducted for wrong answers
Medium of Examination
English
Types of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (Each question has 4 options) 
.

IES 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:

Subject
Duration
Maximum Marks
Paper 1 (CE/ EE/ ME/ ECE)
3 Hours
300 Marks
Paper 2 (CE/ EE/ ME/ ECE)
3 Hours
300 Marks
Total
600 Marks
Negative Marks
5% of total marks will be deducted for not writing legible
Medium of Examination
English
Types of Questions
Conventional (Writing)

IES 2018 Personal Interview Pattern:

 Candidates who clear IES Mains round will be intimated for personal interview.

Subject
Duration
Maximum Marks
Personality Test
-
200 Marks
Medium of Examination
Face to Face Interview
Types of Questions
Leadership skills, Personality, and Intellectual


Clearing the IES – 2018 examination, candidates can work under the Government public sectors:
    • Indian Railways
    • Power Department
    • Telecommunications Department
    • Central Engineering Department
    • Department of Military Engineering
    • Department of Central Water engineering 
    • Defence Service and many more government departments.
Civil Engineering

1.     AEE in P&T building works Group-A Services
2.     AEE in Border Road Engg. Services GR-A
3.     Central Engineering Service
4.     Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group-A
5.     Central Water Engineering Service
6.     Indian Railway Service of Engineers
7.     Indian Defence Service of Engineers
8.     Indian Railway Stores Service
9.     Indian Ordnance Factories Services

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

1.     Assistant Naval Store Officer Grade-I in Indian Navy
2.     Assistant Executive Engineer in Corps of EME, Ministry of Defence
3.     Central Power Engineering Service (E&T Posts)
4.     Engineer GCS Group A in WPC/MO(M/O Communication & IT)
5.     Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers
6.     Indian Railway Stores Service
7.     Indian Telecom Service Group-A
8.     Indian Inspection Service Group A (E&T Posts)
9.     Indian Supply Service Group A (E&T Posts)
10. Indian Ordnance Factories Services
11.  Indian Naval Armament Service

Electrical Engineering

1.     Assistant Naval Store Officer Grade-I in Indian Navy
2.     Assistant Executive Engineer in Corps of EME, Ministry of Defence
3.     Central Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Service (Electrical Post)
4.     Central Power Engineering Service (Electrical Post)
5.     Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers
6.     Indian Railway Stores Service
7.     Indian Defence Service of Engineers(Electrical Posts)
8.     Indian Ordnance Factories Services
9.     Indian Supply Service Group A (Electrical Posts)
10. Indian Naval Armament Service

Mechanical Engineering

1.     Assistant Executive Engineer Group A Geological Survey of India
2.     Assistant Naval Store Officer Grade-I in Indian Navy
3.     Assistant Executive Engineer in Corps of EME, Ministry of Defence
4.     Central Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Service (Mechanical Post)
5.     Central Water Engineering Service Group-A (Mechanical Post)
6.     Central Power Engineering Service (Mechanical Post)
7.     Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group-A
8.     Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers
9.     Indian Railway Stores Service
10. Indian Defence Service of Engineers
11. Indian Ordnance Factories Services
12.Indian Inspection Service Group A
13.Indian Supply Service Group A (Mechanical Posts)
14. Indian Naval Armament Service
and many more government departments

What is the salary of an IES Officer?

Basic pay for IES
INR 15,600
Grade Pay for IES
INR 5,400

Additional incentives
Gross amount
INR 40,000 to INR 50,000

IES 2018 Exam Centers
  • During the registration of IES 2018, candidates are asked to choose the IES Exam Center for preliminary exam.
  • The exam center for Preliminary and Mains examination are different.
Following is the list of exam center choices available for candidates:

IES Prelims Exam Centers 2018
Agartala
Aligarh
Bareilly
Ahmedabad
Aizawl
Allahbad
Bhopal
Bangalore
Chandigarh
Chennai
Cuttack
Dehradun
Dharwad
Gangtok
Imphal
Itanagar
Jorhat
Kochi (Cochin)
Delhi
Dispur (Guwahati)
Hyderabad
Jaipur
Jammu
Kolkata
Kohima
Madurai
Nagpur
Lucknow
Mumbai
Patna
Panaji (Goa)
Port Blair
Sambalpur
Raipur
Ranchi
Shillong
Srinagar
Tirupati
Udaipur
Shimla
Thiruananthapuram
Visakhapatnam

IES 2018 Mains Examination Centers

IES Mains Exam Centers 2018
Ahmedabad
Aizawl
Allahabad
Bangalore
Bhopal
Chandigarh
Chennai
Cuttack
Dehradun
Delhi
Dispur (Guwahati)
Hyderabad
Jaipur
Jammu
Kolkata
Lucknow
Mumbai
Patna
Raipur
Ranchi
Shillong
Shimla
Thiruvananthapuram
Vishakhapatnam

IES 2018 Exam Pattern

IES -2018 EXAM PATTERN
Preliminary Exam
Mains Exam
Personal Interview
Paper – I
Objective
Paper – I
Conventional

General Studies, Aptitude in Engineering
2 Hours
300 Marks
Engineering Discipline - I
3 Hours
300 Marks
200 Marks
Paper - II
Objective
Paper - II
Conventional
Relevant chosen Engineering Discipline
3 Hours
300 Marks
Engineering Discipline – II
3 Hours
300 Marks
Total
5 Hours
600 Marks
Total
6 Hours
600 Marks
200

TOTAL

=(600+600+200)
1400 Marks

All the best
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