UPSC ESE Notification 2019
Supriya Kumari, 12 Dec 2018, #UPSC ESE

UPSC ESE Notification 2019 -  Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Engineering Services Examination (ESE) for the candidates who have a bachelor's degree in Engineering. Through UPSC ESE exam, candidates are recruited to Group A and B posts in Indian Ordinance Factories, Indian Railway, Indian Skill Development Service, Central Water Engineering Service etc. UPSC has conducted the preliminary exam on January 6, 2019. The admit card of UPSC ESE was available from December 12 to January 6.

UPSC had released the withdrawal window facility for the candidates who had filled the application form and want to withdraw their application form. The last day to withdraw UPSC ESE application form 2019 was November 5. UPSC ESE 2019 notification was released on September 26 along with the online application form. The last day to apply for online application form of UPSC ESE 2019 was October 22, 2018.  Read below for more details on UPSC ESE eligibility, application, selection procedure, important dates and exam pattern.

UPSC ESE Notification 2019 - Vacancies

The commission has announced 581 vacancies for different posts/services.

UPSC ESE Notification 2019 - Eligibility Criteria 


Candidates must be a citizen of India.

Age Limit:

Candidates must be 21 to 30 years.

Educational Qualification:

Candidate should have a graduation degree in Engineering

UPSC ESE Notification 2019 - Application Form

UPSC ESE application form 2019 was available online from September 26, 2018. The last day to apply for UPSC ESE application form 2019 was October 22. The application form was filled in two parts. Part 1 included registration and filling up basic details while in part 2 candidates had to select the mode of payment, pay the requisite fee, upload scanned photograph and signature.

UPSC ESE Notification 2019 - Important Dates 

Online application form to start from

September 26, 2018

Last date of UPSC ESE application form

October 22, 2018

UPSE ESE admit card December 12, 2018

UPSC ESE Prelims exam

January 6, 2019

Mains exam

June 30, 2019

UPSC ESE Notification 2019 -  Exam Pattern

As per the exam pattern of UPSC ESE, the exam will be conducted in three stages – prelims, mains and personality test. Prelims exam consists of two paper where paper 1 carries 200 marks while paper 2 has 300 marks. There are two papers for mains exam- paper 1 and 2 as per specific disciplines. Both the paper carry 300 each while the personality test is conducted for 200 marks.

UPSC ESE Notification 2019 -  Selection Procedure

The selection procedure of UPSC ESE includes 3 stages- preliminary exam, mains exam and personality test. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of cut off released by the commission. The final list is prepared for the candidates who qualify the personality test by adding the marks of prelims, mains and personality test. Based on the marks obtained, all India merit list is prepared for the recruitment of various posts.

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