ESE Application Form 2021 - Steps to Apply Online Registration, Application Fee
ESE Application Form 2021 - UPSC will release the application form of UPSC ESE 2021 tentatively on September 25, 2020. Applicants wanting to apply for the UPSC ESE exam must fill the ESE 2021 application form before the submission date. UPSC ESE Application Form 2021 comprises two parts. While filling the ESE 2021 online forms, aspirants need to enter in personal & academic details, upload scanned documents as asked by the commission and pay the examination fee to complete the registration process. The application fee is Rs 200 for general and OBC applicants whereas reserved category applicants are exempted from paying the application fee. UPSC ESE 2021 is expected to be held in January 2021. Before filling the registration form, aspirants must check the UPSC ESE eligibility criteria prescribed by the commission for the same. For more details on ESE 2021 application form and more read the article below.
Latest- UPSC released new exam dates for ESE Mains exam. As per new dates, the ESE Mains 2020 will be held on August 09, 2020 (Sunday).
Download ESE notification before filling the online form.
ESE Application Form 2021 - Important Dates
The ESE 2021 registration form has not been released yet but is expected to be released soon. Check the tentative dates below to get a rough idea of ESE important dates.
Important Dates of ESE Registration 2021
September, 25, 2020*
ESE application form 2021 release date
September, 25, 2020*
Last date to submit an application form
October, 15, 2020*
Last date for ESE fee payment
October, 15, 2020*
UPSC ESE application form withdrawal window
October, 22 to 28, 2020*
UPSC ESE prelims exam
January, 5, 2021*
ESE 2021 Application Form Overview
Exam conducting body
Union Public Service Commission
Name of exam
Mode of application
Mode of payment
Online (Debit Cards/Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets)
Documents Required to fill UPSC IES/ ESE Application Form 2021
Aspirants must keep the following documents ready while filling up the application form of UPSC ESE 2021.
Scanned photograph, signature and photo id card
Active mobile phone number and email id
Educational details as asked
Card details for application fee submission
Step to fill the UPSC IES/ ESE Application Form 2021
Online UPSC IES/ ESE 2021 application form has two parts i.e Part - 1 registration and Part - 2 registration. Applicants need to follow the below-mentioned steps for successful completion of both parts and submit the ESE registration form.
Part - 1 UPSC IES/ ESE Registration 2021
Visit the UPSC website - upsc.gov.in
Click on the ESE application form 2021 link
Then click on Part-I ESE registration form
Read instructions and click on the 'Yes' button to move on
Enter basic personal details like name, father’s name, gender, mobile number, email id, etc. and click on the ‘Continue’ button.
The registration ID and password will be sent to the registered email ID and mobile number
Part - 2 Registration
To complete part 2 of the ESE application process, applicants have to log in using registration number, DoB & captcha code and click on submit button
Aspirants have to select the mode of payment (online or offline) to submit the application fee
Applicants also need to select an exam centre from the drop-down menu
Upload the scanned images i.e. photograph, signature and photo id card
See the details entered are correct or not and make changes if required
Check the declaration checkbox
Click on the ‘Submit’ button for final submission of UPSC ESE registration form 2021
Applicants should take a print out of the ESE 2021 application form for future reference
ESE Application Form 2021 - Scanned Images Dimensions
The dimensions of the scanned images are given in the table below.
Scanned images of Photograph and Signature
20KB to 300KB
350 ✕ 350 pixels to 1000 ✕ 1000 pixels
Scanned image photo identity card (PDF file)
20KB to 300KB
ESE 2021 Application Fee
ESE registration form fee which is to be submitted via online or offline mode by the aspirants belonging to different categories is as mentioned below.
UPSC ESE Application form Fee
Steps To Withdraw Application Form of UPSC ESE 2021
UPSC has also provided the withdrawal facility of the UPSC ESE registration form for applicants who do not wish to appear for the same this year. Steps to withdraw the application form of ESE are as follows:
Visit the official website - upsc.gov.in
Click on the ESE application form withdraw link 2021
Go through the instructions displayed on the screen and click on the ‘yes’ button
Enter the registration ID and click on the ‘Continue’ button to proceed further
An OPT will be sent to the registered email ID and mobile number which applicants must enter within 30 mins to confirm the withdrawal of the ESE application
ESE Application Form 2021 - Detailed Application Form (DAF)
Aspirants who qualify the ESE mains exam 2021 will have to fill the UPSC ESE 2021 DAF form online for appearing in the personality test. Applicants have to upload the scanned copies of the following documents.
10 and 10+2 certificates
Graduation certificate/degree and mark sheets
Caste certificate for reserved category
Certificate in support of a claim for age/fee concession, if applicable
Important Points to be Remember While Filling the ESE Registration Form
While filling in the UPSC ESE 2021 application form, applicants need to pay attention to all the details entered to avoid rejection of their ESE application. Some points to remember while filling the form are:
Go through the UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria 2021 properly
Check if the personal details entered are correct or not.
While uploading the documents check whether they are as per the prescribed dimensions or not.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - ESE Application Form 2021 - Steps to Apply Online Registration, Application Fee
Question: What is the age limit for the UPSC ESE exam?
The candidate should be 21 years minimum for appearing for the ESE exam. And the upper age limit is different for different categories as given in the article above.
Question: What is the ESE application fee?
Application fee for general and OBC applicants id Rs 200. Female and other category applicants are exempted.
Question: Who can fill the UPSC ESE DAF for 2021?
The aspirants who qualify the ESE mains exam 2021 are eligible to fill the ESE 2021 DAF.
Question: If I am not able to access the ESE application form 2021 page. What should I do?
Check the internet connection first, if it does not work try after some time or may be the next day. Slow internet can create this problem.
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My DOB is 29 Sep 2000, so can i appear in Jan 2021 UPSC ESE, and currently Im in Second Year of B.Tech (Ends in this June) by June 2021 I will enroll in 4th Year(Final Year) So am I eligible or I have to wait for Jan 2022 Exams. Thank You
see to opt for upsc ese (engineering services exam ) you need to be passed the btech o relevant course or in final year of studies. from your information it mentions that you will be in third year on 2021, upsc exam is held on january generally. age criteria is different as per category wise. for general age limit is 30, as on 1 january. relaxation is applicable for sc/st or obc/ ex serviceman quota candidates.
My DOB is 23 April 2003 then can i eligible to appear in 2024 upsc exam which is my last year of graduation?
Yes, candidate who have attained 21 years age and have graduated or in final year of graduation are eligible to apply for UPSC. There's no specific aggregate required to apply for this exam, one just needs to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.