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  • IES 2018 Exam Date – Check Timetable, Application Process, & Dates

    Brief about IES

    Indian Engineering Services are similar to IAS and IFS. It caters to the managerial and technical functions of the Government. The examination is conducted by the UPSC and is considered to be one of the toughest examinations in the country. The examination is conducted for the recruitment of candidates to various posts in Indian Engineering Services. More than 2 lakh candidates register for the examination each year. The candidates can apply online for the examination.

     

    Application and Exam Pattern

    Last Date of Application for IES

     The last date for application for IES 2018 is 23.10.2017.

    Duration of Exam

    The examination is conducted in two phases- Prelims and Mains. The Prelims examination is for 2 hours for Paper I and 3 hours for Paper II. The Mains examination is for 3 hours for both the papers.

    Stages of Examination

     The examination is conducted in three stages:

    • Stage 1: Preliminary for the selection of candidates for the Main exam.
    • Stage 2: Main Examination which includes conventional type papers for the selection of candidates for the interview.
    • Stage 3: Selected students will be called for an interview at this stage and will be posted on various services announced.
    Mode of Application

    The mode of application is online, and no offline applications will be accepted by UPSC.

    Marks allotted to Personality Test

    Candidates who are shortlisted after the Mains examination are required to appear for the personality test, and a maximum of 200 marks are allotted to the test.

     

    Schedule of IES Examination

    EventDate
    Availability of Application Form27.09.2017-23.10.2017
    Prelims Examination

    General studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper-I

    Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II
    7.01.2018
    Main Exam (Conventional Type Papers)

    Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-I

    Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II
    1.07.2018
    Personality Test/ Interview Date01.11.2018-15.12.2018

    Details about Online Application

    Procedure to Apply Online
    • The process of application is online.
    • Candidates need to visit the official website in order to fill in the application form.
    • There are two parts of the online application- Registration I and Registration II.
    • In the first part, the candidates are required to enter their personal details and submit them.
    • In the second part of registration, the candidates need to fill in their choice for exam centre along with the engineering core branch.
    • Further, the candidates will be required to upload the scanned copy of passport size photograph and signature before moving to the payment of application fee.
    • With the payment of the fees, the application will be considered to be complete.
    Mode of Payment
    • The application fees can be remitted online as well as offline.
    • The candidates will be directed to a new page after the application details are filled in, and the candidate will have to choose the mode of payment.
    • In the case of online mode of payment, credit card/ debit card and net banking facilities will be available, and in the case of offline mode of payment, the candidate will be provided with a pay in slip for the cash payment at a branch of the State Bank of India.
    Application Fees

     

    • The application fees are Rs.200/- which should be either deposited in any branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility. There is no fee for SC/ST/PH category candidates.

     

    For an aspirant who is striving to join the Government of India for engineering services, this is an official path to achieve their dreams. Once the application is successfully processed, the candidates need to begin with the preparation for the examination in order to achieve success.

    December 26, 2017

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