UPSC ESE Application Form 2020 - Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released UPSC ESE 2020 application form on September 25, 2019 in online mode at upsc.gov.in. Candidates will be able to fill UPSC ESE application form till October 15, 2019. Candidates will be able to withdraw submitted application forms from October 22 to 28, 2019. Filling of UPSC ESE application form 2020 is a two part process. Candidates have to register and then proceed to fill the application form. Registration ID and password will be generated after the candidates have registered for the exam. In order to fill the application form of UPSC ESE 2020, candidates will have to log in using these credentials. Candidates who have successfully filled the UPSC ESE application form 2020. will be issued admit cards. UPSC ESE prelims is scheduled to be conducted on January 5, 2020.
Latest: UPSC ESE Application Form 2020 Released! Apply till October 15, 2019. Click Here.
Candidates who qualify all the stages of UPSC ESE 2020 will be recruited at group A and B posts in Indian Railway, Indian Ordnance Factories, Indian Skill Development Service, etc. Candidates will be appointed in these offices as engineers in the fields of Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. This year the exam is being conducted for a total of 495 vacancies.
UPSC ESE Application Form
September 25, 2019 (Released)
Last day to apply for UPSC ESE
October 15, 2019
Payment of application fee
September 25 to October 15, 2019
UPSC ESE 2020 application form withdrawal window dates
October 22 to 28, 2019
UPSC ESE Preliminary Exam
January 5, 2020
UPSC ESE Mains Exam
June 28, 2020
Listed below are the prerequisites of UPSC ESE application form 2020 -
Active mobile phone number
Active email ID
Mode of online payment (credit/ debit card, net banking details)
Scanned images of passport size photograph and signature (20KB to 300KB file size, 350 ✕ 350 pixels to 1000 ✕ 1000 pixels)
Scanned image of photo identity proof in PDF format (20KB to 300KB file size)
There are two parts in the application process of - Part-I Registration and Part-II Registration. Check stepwise procedure to fill UPSC ESE application form 2020 below.
Step 1: Click on Part-I of UPSC ESE application form 2020 (link activated).
Step 2: Read the important instructions and click on the 'Yes' button to proceed.
Step 3: Enter basic details like name, father’s name, gender, mobile number, etc. and click on the ‘Continue’ button.
Step 4: Registration ID and password will be sent to the registered email ID.
Step 1: To register for part 2 of UPSC ESE 2020 application form, candidates have to log in using registration number and date of birth, captcha code and click on submit button.
Step 2: Candidates have to now select the mode of payment either online or offline and pay the requisite fee,
Step 3: Select an exam centre of your preference from the drop-down menu available.
Step 4: Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and photo identity proof.
Step 5: Check the details entered and make changes if required.
Step 6: Tick the declaration checkbox.
Step 7: Click on the ‘Submit’ button for final submission of UPSC ESE application form 2020.
Step 8: Take a print out of the application form for future references.
Candidates can check mode of payment and category-wise UPSC ESE application form 2020 fee from the table below.
Application Fee Details
Mode of payment
Online through Credit/Debit
SBI net banking,
and offline through SBI Bank challan
Exempted from fee payment
Candidates can check dimensions of scanned images and file size for uploading different documents from the table below.
Image Dimension and File Size
Scanned images of Photograph and Signature
20KB to 300KB
350 ✕ 350 pixels to 1000 ✕ 1000 pixels
Scanned image photo identity card (PDF file)
Candidates will be able to withdraw the submitted application form from October 22 to 28, 2019. The steps to withdraw UPSC ESE application form are given below.
Click on the link available to withdraw the application form.
Read the important instructions and click on the ‘yes’ button.
Enter your registration ID and click on the ‘continue’ button to proceed further.
UPSC will send the OPT on the registered email ID and mobile number which candidates must confirm by validating the OTP details sent within 30 minutes.
Candidates who qualify the mains exam 2020 will have to fill the Detailed Application Form of UPSC ESE 2020 online. Candidates have to upload the scanned copies of the following documents.
Class 12th and 10th certificates
All the semesters of graduation/qualifying exam degree or equivalent degree certificate
Caste certificate for SC/ST and OBC
Certificate in support of claim for age/fee concession, wherever applicable
Editing in the application form of UPSC ESE can only be done before final submission. Candidates can check the details while filling the application form and make changes if required.
Candidates working in Government owned industrial undertakings/Government Service/other similar organisations or in private employment have to apply online through the procedure prescribed by the Commission.
Candidate must submit a single application. If a candidate submits multiple applications, it may lead to the cancellation of candidature.
Due to any unavoidable reason, if candidates submit more than one application, the applications with higher RID (Registration ID) will be accepted by UPSC while the fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
Choice of exam centre and engineering discipline must be selected carefully. As no changes will be entertained by UPSC.
The incomplete application form of UPSC ESE will be rejected immediately and no representation regarding this will be entertained by the commission.
No, the application fee will not be refunded after the withdrawal of application fee.
Candidates can pay offline application fee through ‘pay by cash’ i.e through SBI bank challan.
The last day to fill UPSC ESE application fee is October 15, 2019.
Yes, the candidates who qualify the mains exams have to fill the detailed application form (DAF) and upload their required certificates.
If there is a delay in submitting the application form, candidates must wait for some time because it may happen that there may be many candidates filling the application form at the same time.
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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.
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