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Engineering Services Examination
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Engineering Services Examination (Overview)

The Combined Engineering Services' Examination is conducted by the UPSC every year for recruitment to  the four categories of Engineering services: (a) Civil Engineering (b) Mechanical Engineering (c) Electrical Engineering and (d) Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. 

 

The following are the services/posts to which selection is made in the four categories:

Category I-Civil Engineering

Group A Services/Posts

(i) Indian Railway Service of Engineers
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Civil Engineering Posts)
(iii) Central Engineering Service
(iv) Military Engineer Services (IDSE-Building and Roads Cadre)
(v) Military Engineer Service (Surveyor of Works Cadre)
(vi) Survey of India Service, Group 'A' (Civil Engineering Posts)
(vii) Central Water Engineering Service (Civil Engineering Posts)
(viii) Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil) in P & T Building Works (Group `A') Service
(ix) Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group `A'; 
(x) Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil) in Border Roads Engineering Service Group `A'
(xi) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Engineering Branch) 
(Civil Engineering Posts).


Category II-Mechanical Engineering

Group A Services/Posts

(i) Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(iii) Central Water Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(iv) Central Power Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(v) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Engineering Branch) (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(vi) Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(vii) Military Engineer Service (IDSE-Electrical and Mechanical Cadre) (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(viii) Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(ix) Assistant Executive Engineer (Elect. & Mech.) (Mechanical Engineering Posts) Border Roads Engineering Service, Group 'A'; 
(x) Assistant Manager (Factories). Department of Telecom (Telecom Factories Organization)
(xi) Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group `A' (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(xii) Assistant Executive Engineer Group `A' (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence 
(xiii) Indian Inspection Service Group 'A' (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(xiv) Indian Supply Service Group' A' (Mechanical Engg. Posts). Group `B' Services/Posts 
(xv) Assistant Engineer Group 'B' (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence. 


Category III- Electrical Engineering

Group A Services/Posts

(i) Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)
(iii) Central Electrical -& Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)
(iv) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Engineering Branch) (Electrical Engineering Posts)
(v) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)
(vi) Central Power Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)
(vii) Assistant Executive Engineer (Electrical) in P &T Building Works (Group 'A') Service
(viii) Military Engineering Service (IDSE-Electrical and Mechanical Cadre) (Electrical Engineering Posts)
(ix) Assistant Manager (Factories), Department of Telecom (Telecom Factories Organization)
(x) Assistant Executive Engineer Group `A' (Electrical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence
(xi) Indian Inspection Service Group 'A' (Electrical Engineering Posts)
(xii) Indian Supply Service Group `A' (Electrical Engg. Posts). Group `B' Services/Posts
(xiii) Assistant Engineer, Group `B' (Electrical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence.


Category IV-Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

Group A Services/Posts

(i) Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/Electronics Engineering Posts)
(iii) Indian Telecommunication Service
(iv) Engineer in Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing/ Monitoring Organization; Ministry of Communications (Deptt. of Telecommunications)
(v) Indian Broadcasting (Engineers) Service
(vi) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Engineering Branch) (Electronics Engineering Posts)
(vii) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts)
(viii) Central Power Engineering Service (Telecommunication Engineering Posts)
(ix) Survey of India Service Group 'A' (Electronics and Telecom. Engineering Posts)
(x) Assistant Manager (Factories), Deptt. of Telecom (Telecom Factories Organization)
(xi) Indian Inspection Service, Group `A' (Electronics Engineering Posts)
(xii) Indian Supply Service; Group `A' (Electronics Engineering Posts)
(xiii) Assistant Executive Engineer Group 'A' (Electronics Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence.

Group B Services/Posts

(xiv) Assistant Engineer Group 'B' (Electronics Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence.

 

Tentative Schedule

(i) Notification of Examination  January/February

(ii) Conduct of Examination  June/July

Categories of which recruitment is made through the Examination

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Tele-communication Engineering

Age - limits

21-30 years on 1st August of the year of Examination.

certain categories of persons including departmental candidates as specified in the Commission's Notice as published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar are eligible for age relaxation.

Educational Qualification

A degree in Engineering from a recognised university or equivalent. M.Sc degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communications, Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as special subjects also acceptable for certain Services/posts only.

Candidates appearing at their engineering degree or equivalent examination are also eligible to compete. Candidates qualifying on the result of the written part of the Examination will be required to submit the proof of passing the requisite examination along with their detailed application form to be filled up at that stage.

Scheme of Examination

Written Examination
Paper I (Objective type) General Ability Test (Part A: General English) (Part B: General Studies) 200 Marks
Papers II & III (Objective type) Civil Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering/Electronics & Tele-Communication Engineering 200 Marks for each paper
Papers IV & V(Conventional Type) Civil Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering/Electronics & Tele-communication Engineering 200 Marks for each paper
Total marks for written Examination 1000 Marks
 

Personality Test 200 Marks

NOTE : For further details, please refer to the Commission's Notice for the Examination when it is published in the Employment News and some of the daily newspapers.

 
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