UPSC ESE 2024 Exam Date (OUT) Application Form, Vacancies- Apply Online

UPSC ESE 2024: Union Public Service Commission organizes ESE (Engineering Services Examination). To select Engineering Graduates to work in the Government sector, this examination is organized on various examination centers in India. The selected candidates can be placed in any government organization anywhere in the country.  Candidates can get detailed information about UPSC ESE 2024 in the article below.


UPSC has released the dates for ESE (Engineering Services Examination). The online application process is going to start on 6th September 2023 to 29 September 2023. and the preliminary examination will be held on 18th February 2024. 

UPSC Examination Calendar has been released. Get Here PDF.

UPSC ESE 2024 Important Dates

The online application process starts from 06 September 2023
Last date to apply online 29 September 2023
Release of Pre-Admit Card January 2023
Prelims Exam Date 18 February 2024
Mains Exam Date 23 June 2024
Personal Interview November 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must have done B.E, B.Tech, or passed Sections A and B of the Institution Examinations of the Institution of Engineers (India)
  • A degree/diploma in Engineering from some government-recognized foreign university, college, or institution is also required.
  • Any candidate passed the Associate Membership Examination Parts II and III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India
  • Candidates, who have passed the Graduate Membership Examination of the Institute of the Electronics and Telecommunication of Engineers of India
  • Passed the Graduate Membership Examination from the Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers, London took place after November 1959

Engineering Services Exam 2024 Important Details

Vacancies To be Updated
Application Fee Rs. 200/-
Official Notification Check Here
Official Website Check Here
Online Application Apply Here

UPSC ESE 2024 Application Form

The candidates are required to fill out the Application Form for UPSC Engineering Services Examination 2024 as per the required details. The Application Form will be available on the official website. Aspirants must check carefully the entire form before submission. Scan the recent photograph and signature and upload them to the application form. Pay the application fees at any branch of SBI after taking the printout of the challan. The system of online applications creates a unique registration number for each applicant. The candidates should fill in the challan number along with the registration number and press enter to complete the task. At last, don’t forget to take the final print.

Application Fee

  • The application fee is 200 INR for General and OBC candidates.
  • The candidates belonging to SC, ST, PH, and females are exempted to pay the application fee.
  • Payments can be made online by credit card, debit card or internet banking can be used for the payment of application fees in the online mode.
  • Payments can also be made offline by e-challan via any branch of SBI can be used.

Selection Procedure

  • Candidates qualifying Stage I will be permitted to appear for Stage-II examination.
  • Only those Candidates qualifying both the Stage – I and Stage – II will be selected for Stage – III examination.
  • The qualifying candidates of Stage I + Stage II + Stage III will be included in the Final Merit List of Engineering Services Exam.

Exam Pattern

Stage-I: Preliminary Examination (Objective Papers)

Stage-I Paper Type Duration Marks
Paper-I General Studies and Engineering Aptitude 02 hours 200
Paper-II Engineering Discipline (CE/ ME/EE/E&T) 03 hours 300
Total Marks 500

Stage-II: Mains Examination (Conventional Papers)

Stage-II Paper Type Duration Marks
Paper-I Engineering Discipline-I (CE/ ME/EE/E&T) 03 hours 300
Paper-II Engineering Discipline-II (CE/ ME/EE/E&T) 03 hours 300
Total Marks (Mains) 600
Total Marks (Mains + Prelims) 1100

Stage-III: Personality Test

Stage-III Personality Test 200 marks
Stage-I + Stage-II + Stage-III Total 1300 marks

Exam Center

For Preliminary Exam

Agartala Gangtok Port Blair
Ahmedabad Hyderabad Raipur
Aizawl Imphal Ranchi
Aligarh Itanagar Sambalpur
Allahabad Jaipur Shillong
Bangalore Jammu Shimla
Bareilly Jorhat Srinagar
Bhopal Kohima Tirupati
Chandigarh Kolkata Udaipur
Chennai Lucknow Panaji (goa)
Cuttack Madurai Kochi (cochin)
Dehradun Mumbai Vishakhapatnam
Delhi Nagpur Dispur (Guwahati)
Dharwad Patna Thiruvananthapuram

For Main Exam

Ahmedabad Chennai Jammu Ranchi
Aizawl Cuttack Kolkata Shillong
Allahabad Dehradun Lucknow Shimla
Bangalore Delhi Mumbai Vishakhapatnam
Bhopal Hyderabad Patna Dispur (Guwahati)
Chandigarh Jaipur Raipur Thiruvananthapuram

Cut Off

  • At the time of the result declaration for the ESE 2024 Preliminary exam, the IES exam 2024 cutoff marks for the Preliminary stage will be disclosed.
  • The cutoff marks are mandatory to secure in the exam.
  • To get shortlisted for the IES mains exams, candidates have to get more marks than the cutoff.
  • We can estimate the cut-off can be a range between 180-300 for all the fields.
  • All the cutoff scores will be published on the official website as the results are declared.

UPSC ESE 2024 (ESE) Syllabus/Subjects

  • Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
  • Engineering Aptitude covering Logical reasoning and Analytical ability.
  • Basics of Project Management.
  • Basics of Engineering and Material Science.
  • Quality practices and standards in Production, Construction Maintenance, and Services.
  • Information and Communication Technologies-based applications and their Tools in Engineering such as E-governance, Technology-based Education, and Networking.
  • Values and ethics in the profession of Engineers.
  • Basics of Energy & Environment: Environment Pollution, Environment Impact Assessment, Conservation, Degradation and Climate Change.
  • Current topics of national and international importance related to economic, social, and industrial development.
  • General Principles of Design, Drawing, and Importance of Safety.

UPSC ESE 2024: Important Points

  • The admit card can be downloaded from the official website.
  • The admit card for the Preliminary examination will be released before the exam.
  • The Main exam hall ticket will be issued to those candidates who clear the preliminary examination.
  • The admit card is mandatory for each candidate to carry the admit card to the examination center.
  • Candidates cannot enter the examination center without an admit card.
  • The IES Mains Result 2024 will be declared on the official website i.e.
  • All the aspirants can check their results by the roll number.
  • The pdf file of the result will be uploaded on the official website by the UPSC.

10 thoughts on “UPSC ESE 2024 Exam Date (OUT) Application Form, Vacancies- Apply Online”

  1. Currently, I’m in pre last year of my engineering from computer science so let me know I’m eligible or not.

    • Only four branch Civil electrical mechanical and electronics is there in engineering services exam . If you are willing to appear for ESE then you have to opt for any four paper as above . It’s advisible not to appear for ESE if you are from CSE…


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