UPSC Engineering Service 2019: Eligibility, Qualification, Age Limit, Exam Pattern

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will generate the notice regarding UPSC ESE 2019 notification in September meant for online application form filled with the purpose of Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Electrical Engineering vacancies in groups A, A/ B, A and B.  Individuals who are well qualified and skilled can apply online for UPSC Engineering Services exam 2019 at official website.

This exam is an entrance examination which is conducted for technical graduates from engineering field to assist the government of India. It comprises various segments like Power, Railroads, Telecommunications, Public Works, etc. This class -I officer description job serves the resolution pertinent to their division or the team in which they are enlisted.

UPSC ESE 2019 Eligibility Criteria 


The candidates who are willing to opt for UPSC IES Exam 2019 (Indian Engineering Services Exam) will have to achieve the eligibility terms for getting an entry in Engineering Services Examination. Written exam for UPSC ESE and Interview will be virtuously temporary, relying on their eligibility to meet the criteria.

UPSC ESE Qualification: All the concerned applicants intended to UPSC Engineering Services Exam 2019 posts, must have a degree in engineering from a famous university and college and qualified sections A and B of the Institution examination of the institution of engineers.

 UPSC ESE Age Limit: The applicants deciding on this UPSC ESE Exam Application Form 2019 must not be must not be above 21 years and below 30 years on 01 January 2019.

The number of the posts: Approx. 588

Name of the posts/services: 


Category I – Civil Engineering Group-A Services/ Posts 


  1. Indian Railway Service of Engineers
  2. Indian Railway Stores Service
  3. Central Engineering Service
  4. Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/ JTS
  5. Central Engineering Service (Roads), Gr ‘A’
  6. Central Water Engineering Service Gr ‘A’
  7. Survey of India Group ‘A’ Service
  8. AEE(Civil Engg Posts)in Border Roads Engineering Service Gr ‘A’
  9. AEE(Civil) of P&T Building Works Gr ‘A’
  10. Indian Defence Service of Engineers
  11. AEE(QS&C) in Military Engineer Service (MES) Surveyor Cadre

Category II-Mechanical Engineering Group-A/ B Services/ Posts:


  1. Indian  Railway  Service  of  Mechanical Engineers
  2. Indian Railway Stores Service
  3. Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/ JTS
  4. Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service
  5. Geological Survey of India Engineering Service Gr ‘A’
  6. Central Engineering Service (Roads), Gr ‘A’
  7. Central Water Engineering Service Gr ‘A’
  8. AEE in Border Roads Engineering Service Gr ‘A’
  9. Indian Naval Armament Service
  10. Indian Defence Service of Engineers
  11. Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B

Category III-Electrical Engineering Group-A/ B Services/ Posts 


  1. Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers
  2. Indian Railway Stores Service
  3. Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service
  4. Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS
  5. Indian Inspection Service
  6. Indian Supply Service Gr ‘A’
  7. AEE(Electrical) of P&T Building Works Gr ‘A’
  8. Indian Naval Armament Service
  9. Indian Defence Service of Engineers
  10. Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’

Category IV-Electronics And Telecommunication Engineering Group-A and B Services/ Posts: 


  1. Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers
  2. Indian Railway Stores Service
  3. Indian Inspection Service
  4. Indian Telecommunication Service, Group ‘A’
  5. Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’
  6. Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/ JTS
  7. Indian Naval Armament Service
  8. Junior Telecom Officer
  9. Central Power Engineering Service Group ‘B’

UPSC ESE 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