UPSC ESE 2018 – Application procedure, Exam Dates and Selection Procedure

Union Public Services Commission is the central recruitment agency and conducts examination for recruitment to Central and All India Services like the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Forest Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Revenue Service etc. The All India level Engineering Service Exam – ESE is also conducted by the UPSC every year to recruit technical graduates to serve the Government of India. It comprises of sectors like public works, railroads, telecommunication, power etc. The candidates who manage to successfully get through this exam are offered the post of Assistant Executive Engineers.
Mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering and electronics and telecommunication engineering are the branches for Engineering Service Exam 2018.

Application Procedure for Engineering Services Exam:
     The application has to be filled up by the candidates on the official website of UPSC. The deadline for the submission of application will be mentioned in the UPSC Notification. The candidates are advised to go through all the instructions and details carefully before filling in the form to avoid mistakes while filling the form.
     The application for ESE is divided into 2 parts. The candidate is required to fill in both the parts completely and furnish all the information to the best of his knowledge with utmost honesty.
     All the data asked has to be filled in completely, necessary documents and a photograph have to be uploaded. He shall then proceed to the payment of exam fee.
     Candidates are required to mention their preferences with respect to the examination centres. The centres will then be allotted on a first come first serve basis.

Important dates for ESE 2018:
Official Notification
Application deadline
ESE preliminary examination
ESE mains examination
Personal Interview
November – December 2018

Selection Procedure:
The Engineering Services Exam consists of 3 levels i.e, Preliminary examination, Mains examination and the Personal Interview.
     The preliminary examination consists of 2 papers of 500 marks each. Only the candidates who qualify the examination will be allowed to take up the ESE Mains examination.
     The ESE mains examination consists of 2 discipline specific papers.
     The combination of Preliminary examination and Mains examination marks will be considered for calling the candidate for the final procedure of selection to the service
     The merit list of ESE is prepared by considering the marks of the candidates in all three levels of examination i.e., Preliminary examination, Mains examination and the Personal Interview.

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