UPSC Indian Engineering Services 2018 Recruitment | Notification Out for 588 Vacancies


Hello Friends,

The UPSC has released IES Exam 2018 Notification today. IES Preliminary Exam 2018 will be conducted on 7th January 2018 and all the students who will clear the prelims exam will be shortlisted to appear in IES Mains Exam, which will be conducted on 1st July 2018.

The link has been activated today (27th September 2017) to fill the application form online and it will be closed on 23rd October.

This exam is an entrance examination organized for technical graduates from engineering field to serve the government of India. It consists of various sectors like Power, Railroads, Telecommunications, Public Works, etc. This class -I officer designation job serves the purpose relevant to their branch or the cadre in which they are recruited. The primary position offered to candidates who qualify this exam is Assistant Engineer which upgrades to various positions and then ultimately ends on the Chairman/Assistant Managing Director.

Branches Included in IES 2018

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

Vacancy Details: 

Total Number of Vacancy: 588

Age Limit:

Age should be between 21-30 years as on 1st August of 2018

Application Fee:

Female/SC/ST/PH- No Fees

Gen/OBC- Rs. 200

Exam Pattern:

Test Type Paper Subject Marks
Preliminary Examination Objective Paper I General Studies & Engineering Aptitude 200
Paper II Engineering Discipline 300
Mains Examination Conventional Paper I Engineering Discipline 300
Paper II Engineering Discipline 300
Prelims Paper I & II Timing 2 hours & 3 Hours
Mains Paper I & II Timing 3 Hours each

Exam Syllabus:

  • General Studies
  1. Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance and services
  2. Basics of Energy and Environment : Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment
  3. Basics of Project Management
  4. Basics of Material Science and Engineering
  5. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, e-governance and technology based education.
  6. Ethics and values in Engineering profession
  7. Current issues of national and international importance relating to social, economic and industrial development.
  8. Engineering Aptitude covering Logical reasoning and Analytical ability
  9. Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
  10. General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety
  • Syllabus for different Branches
Paper Paper I Paper II
Civil Engineering Building Materials
Solid Mechanics
Design of Steel Structure
Structural Analysis
Construction Practice & Management
Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures
Hydrology and Water Resource Engineering
Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines, Hydro Power
Geotechnical Engineering & Foundation Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Surveying & Geology
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Basic Electrical Engineering
Basic Electronics Engineering
Electronics Measurements & Instruments
Material Science
Analog and Digital Circuits
Network Theory
Control Systems
Analog and Digital Communication System
Computer Architecture and Organisation
Advanced Communication Topics
Advanced Electronics Topics
Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
Fluid Mechanics
IC Engines, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration
Power Plant Engineering
Renewable Sources of Energy
Mechanism & Machines
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Materials
Design of Machines Elements
Mechatronics and Robotics
Manufacturing, Maintenance, Industrial Engineering
Electrical Engineering Electrical Materials
Engineering Mathematics
Electrical and Electronics Measurements
Electric Circuits and Fields
Computer Fundamentals
Basic Electronics Engineering
Systems and Signal Processing
Analog and Digital Electronics
Electrical Machines
Control System
Power Electronics and Devices
Power System

Pay Scale: All the candidates who’ll qualify all the three examinations and will make way through this three-staged process will be offered a Basic pay of Rs. 15,600 along with a Grade Pay of Rs. 5400 with added incentives like DA, HRA etc. The gross amount in total would be Rs. 47,000 and soon it’s going to be 2.26 times due to 7th pay commission.

Rs 15,600 (Basic) +Rs 5,400 (Grade Pay) + DA + HRA

Important Dates:

ESE / IESE 2018 Notification Declaration Date and Starting Date of Online Application 27 September 2017 (WEDNESDAY)
ESE / IESE 2018 Last Date to Fill Application Form / Online Registration 23rd October 2017
ESE / IESE 2018 Preliminary Exam (Objective Paper) General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper-I 09:00 AM-11:00 AM 7th January 2018
2 hours (SUNDAY)
Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II 02:00 P.M-05:00 P.M (1 DAY)
3 hours
ESE / IESE 2018 Main Exam (Conventional Type Papers) Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-I 9:00 AM-12:00 AM 1st July 2018
3 hours (SUNDAY)
Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm (1 DAY)
3 hours
ESE / IESE 2018 Personality Test/ Interview Date November to December 2018


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