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ESE (Engineering Services Examination) 2018

What is ESE

A combined competitive examination is conducted by the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) for recruitment to the Indian Engineering Services. The Examination constitutes of a written examination followed by an interview for the personality test. The recruitment of qualified candidates is made under the following categories.

Important Dates

Examination StageDate of NotificationLast date of receipt of ApplicationExam DateĀ 
Preliminary Examination27.09.201723.10.201707.01.2018
Mains Examination------01.07.2018

Examination Pattern

ExaminationPaper Pattern of ExamSectionDurationMarks
Preliminary ExaminationPaper - IObjectiveGeneral Studies2 hours200 marks
Engineering Aptitude
Paper - IIObjectiveEngineering3 hours300 marks
Mains ExaminationPaper - IConventionalEngineering3 hours300 marks
Discipline - I
Paper - IIConventionalEngineering3 hours300 marks
Discipline - II

Fee Details

Candidates have three options of payments- pay by cash depositing cash at any branch of state bank of india through pay in slip generated during registration pay by card through any visa or master card or rupay debit or credit card and through net banking. The application fee for general and OBC category candidates is Rs 200 while women candidates, SC, ST and PH candidates need to pay any application fee.