ESE IES exam Pattern

UPSC ESE or IES Latest Exam Pattern

According to the UPSC announcement – UPSC ESE or IES Exam Pattern is a three-stage pattern for which includes ESE pre-exam, ESE Mains Exam, and ESE Interview.

Here is Complete UPSC ESE or IES Exam Pattern of all three stages

Stage-I: Preliminary Examination (Objective Papers) -ESE or IES Exam

STAGE-I
ESE or IES Exam
PAPER TYPEDURATIONMARKS
ESE or IES Exam PAPER-IGENERAL STUDIES AND ENGINEERING APTITUDE02 HOURS200
ESE or IES Exam PAPER-IIENGINEERING DISCIPLINE
(CE/ ME/EE/E&T)
03 HOURS300
TOTAL MARKS500
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks for each ESE or IES Exam Paper will be at the discretion of the commission.
  • Only those candidates qualifying at this Stage are permitted to appear for Stage-II examination.

Stage-II: Mains Examination (Conventional Papers)-ESE or IES Exam

STAGE-II
ESE or IES Exam
PAPER TYPEDURATIONMARKS
ESE PAPER-IENGINEERING DISCIPLINE-I
(CE/ ME/EE/E&T)
03 HOURS300
ESE PAPER-IIENGINEERING DISCIPLINE-II
(CE/ ME/EE/E&T)
03 HOURS300
TOTAL MARKS (ESE MAINS)600
TOTAL MARKS (ESE MAINS + PRELIMS)1100
  • Only those Candidates qualifying at this stage (i.e. Stage – I + Stage – II) are selected for Stage – III examination.

Stage-III: Personality Test -ESE or IES Exam

STAGE-III
ESE or IES Exam
PERSONALITY TEST200 MARKS
STAGE-I+ STAGE-II + STAGE-IIITOTAL1300 MARKS
  • Only those Candidates qualifying at this Stage (i.e. Stage I + Stage II + Stage III) are included in the Final Merit List of Engineering Services Exam.
  • So, to crack the ESE or IES Exam you need to score marks in all three stages.

UPSC ESE or IES Syllabus