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UPSC ESE 2018: Main Exam Dates, Online Application form, IES/ESE Apply


Candidates, who are declared qualified by UPSC ESE 2018 prelim examination, can now fill their online application form for UPSC ESE 2018 Main Exam, which is going to be conducted on 01-07-2018.

Those, who want to get recruited on appropriate posts against UPSC IES/ESE have to clear UPSC ESE Main exam. Only shortlisted candidates in Prelim exam are eligible to apply for UPSC ESE mains. Candidates can check the dates related to UPSC ESE 2018 from below ward.

UPSC ESE 2018 Mains

To appear in UPSC Main exam, applicants may download their UPSC ESE admit card from official portal before one week of examination. Those, who will clear main examination, will be called for Personal interview, which will be final selection procedure.

Candidates can apply for UPSC ESE 2018 by filling up online application form by following the guidelines mentioned below on this page, which is well tailored by the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com


IES Department Allocation:

Recruitment on the results of this examination will be made to the Services/ Posts under the following categories:

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

The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 588 including 18 PH (LDCP‐15 & HI‐03) vacancies.  The number of vacancies is liable to alteration

What Eligibility is required for UPSC ESE Exam?

Canbiddtaes, who wants to get admission in UPSC ESE Examination, they must have following eligibility criteria:

Applicants must 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.


Passed Sections A and B of the Institution Examinations of the Institution of Engineers


Obtained a degree/diploma    in Engineering from such foreign University/College/Institution and under such conditions as may be recognized by the Government for the purpose from time to time

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Age Limitation:

Candidates, who are going to fill the application form against UPSC ESE notification, their age should not be less than 21 years and should not be more than 30 years as on 01/08/2018 that means he/she must have been born not earlier than 2ndAugust, 1988 and not later than 1st August, 1997.

Relaxation in Age:

The upper age‐limit of 30 years will be relax able up to 35 years in the case of Government servants of the following categories, if they are employed in a Department/ Office under the control of any of the authorities mentioned in column 1 below and apply for admission to the examination for all or any of the Service(s)/Post(s) mentioned in column 2, for which they are otherwise eligible.

You Can Also Check: UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria

Application Fee:

Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/ PH who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/‐   (Rupees    Two hundred    only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking    facility   of   State   Bank   of India.

Mode of Selection:

Selection of applicants for Engineering Services will be made on the basis of their performances in following phases:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Personality Test

UPSC (Main/Stage-II) Examination Pattern:

Category-I Civil Engineering:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
Paper-I ( Civil Engineering)3 hrs.300
Paper-II (Civil Engineering)3 hrs.300

Category-II Mechanical Engineering:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
Paper-I (Mechanical Engineering)3 hrs.300
Paper-II (Mechanical Engineering)3 hrs.300

Download From Here: UPSC IES ESE Exam Pattern

Category-III Electrical Engineering:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks

Paper-I (Electrical Engineering)

3 hrs.300

Paper-II (Electrical Engineering)

3 hrs.300

Category-IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks

Paper-I (Telecommunication Engineering)

3 hrs.300
Paper-II (Telecommunication Engineering)3 hrs.



Get Complete Detailed: UPSC ESE Exam Syllabus

UPSC ESE 2018 Exam Centers:

Centres for Engineering Services (Main) Examination

The main examination is going to be conducted in following cities:

How to fill IES ESE 2018 Application From?

Applicants may apply for IES ESE 2018 by following the steps motioned below:

  • First of all, interested candidates have to visit its official website that is upsc.gov.in
  • You need to follow “examination” tab that is available in menu bar and from the drop down list you need to select “Active Examination” tab.
  • From the next page you need to select appropriate link for reading the advertisement
  • Read all the details very carefully in advertisement.
  • Afterwards you need to go back to the previous page and select an appropriate link for applying online.
  • Fill the application form for IES ESE 2018 very carefully and hit on “Submit” button.
  • At last take a print out of filled application form for future use.

Press Here For UPSC ESE 2018 Notification

Press Here For IES ESE 2018 Online Application Form

UPSC ESE Important Dates:

Engineering Services Examination Important EventsDates
ESE / IESE 2018 Main Exam held onEngineering Discipline-specific Paper-I9:00 AM-12:00 AM
3 hours



Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II2:00 pm- 5:00 pm
3 hours
Personality Test/ Interview DateNovember to December 2018

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Final Words:

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