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UPSC ESE Notification 2024 (Out) - Check UPSC ESE Notification PDF here

UPSC ESE Notification 2024 (Out) - Check UPSC ESE Notification PDF here

Edited By Prabakaran K | Updated on Mar 29, 2024 09:33 AM IST | #UPSC ESE

UPSC ESE 2024 Notification- The commission released the UPSC ESE 2024 notification in pdf format on September 6, 2023. The Engineering Services notification 2024 has been released on the official website - The Union Public Service Commission mentioned all important details regarding the exam in the UPSC ESE notification 2024.

UPSC ESE Notification 2024 (Out) - Check UPSC ESE Notification PDF here
UPSC ESE Notification 2024 (Out) - Check UPSC ESE Notification PDF here

Candidates who are planning to appear for the UPSC ESE exam need to download the official notification and know every detail of the Engineering services examination. UPSC conducts the Engineering Services exam (ESE) every year. The notification comprises of information regarding UPSC ESE 2024 including application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card etc.,

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UPSC ESE Notification 2024 - important dates

Candidates are asked to keep track of all the dates so that they don’t miss any events. can check all UPSC ESE exam dates 2024 from the table below.

UPSC ESE 2024 exam dates



Release of UPSC ESE notification 2024

September 6, 2023

UPSC ESE 2024 application form dates

September 6 to 29, 2023

UPSC ESE 2024 exam date for prelims

February 18, 2024

Paper 1 - 10 AM to 12 noon

Paper 2 - 2 PM to 5 PM

UPSC ESE result 2024 for prelims

March 28, 2024

UPSC ESE mains exam date 2024

June 23, 2024

UPSC ESE 2024 result for mains

To be announced

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UPSC ESE 2024 Notification - Application Form

The commission released the UPSC ESE application form 2024 online on September 6, 2023. Candidates have to furnish all necessary all their details, academic info, selection of exam centre and payment of the application fee. Candidates will be able to download the the UPSC ESE admit card 2024 only if they submitted the application form of UPSC ESE 2024 successfully.

UPSC ESE Notification 2024 - Eligibility Criteria

The Commission released the UPSC ESE eligibility criteria 2024 along with the official notification. The detailed eligibility criteria is mentioned in the UPSC ESE 2024 notification. The eligibility criteria of UPSC ESE 2024 consists of the age limit, nationality, educational qualification needed to fill the online application form. Interested candidates should go through the eligibility criteria carefully before filing the application form or else their candidature will be rejected at any stage of the recruitment process.

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UPSC ESE 2024 Notification - Exam Pattern

UPSC ESE 2024 exam pattern has been prescribed in the official notification by Union Public Service Commission. The UPSC ESE exam pattern 2024 consists of the subjects, exam duration, making scheme, stages of the exam and more. Candidates should check the exam pattern while preparing as the UPSC ESE 2024 exam which will be based on it. Candidates can check the UPSC ESE 2024 exam pattern from the tables as under.

UPSC ESE Exam Pattern 2024 - Preliminary

Prelims Papers

No. of Questions

Exam Duration

Maximum Marks

Paper 1 (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude)


2 hours

200 marks

Paper 2 (Engineering Discipline)


3 hours

300 marks



5 hours

500 marks

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UPSC ESE 2024 Exam Pattern - Mains

Mains Papers

No. of Questions

Exam Duration

Maximum Marks

Paper 1 (Engineering Discipline)

5 out of 8 Optional Questions

3 hours


Paper 2 (Engineering Discipline)

5 out of 8 Optional Questions

3 hours



10 Questions

6 hours

600 marks

UPSC ESE Notification 2024 - Syllabus

The official notification also consists of the details of the UPSC ESE syllabus 2024. The commission prescribed the UPSC ESE 2024 syllabus which consists of the subjects and topics to the candidates that need to study to qualify the exam. The UPSC ESE 2024 question paper will be prepared on the basis of the subjects mentioned in the syllabus.

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UPSC ESE 2024 Notification - admit card

Candidates who successfully submit the online application form are issued the UPSC ESE admit card 2024. The exam authorities issue the admit card of UPSC ESE 2024 for two stages separately including prelims and mains. In order to download the admit card of UPSC ESE 2024 admit card, candidates have to use valid login credentials such as roll number/registration ID and date of birth. After downloading the UPSC admit card, candidates need to check all the details mentioned on it. If there are any errors/ mistakes in the UPSC ESE 2024 admit card, candidates must contact exam officials immediately and raise their issues.

UPSC ESE Notification 2024 - Selection Process

The Commission mentioned the UPSC ESE selection process 2024 in the official notification. As per the previous year’s selection process of UPSC ESE, there are three stages in the exam including preliminary, mains and personality test. Candidates who qualify in the UPSC ESE preliminary exam will be eligible to appear in the mains exam followed by the personality test, subject to their qualification in each stage.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. When UPSE ESE notification 2024 be released?

The UPSC Engineering Service 2024 notification released on September 6, 2023 at

2. How can I apply for UPSC IES 2024 exam?

Candidates can apply for UPSC IES exam 2024 in online mode on the official website.

3. Is there negative marking in the UPSC ESE 2024?

Yes, there is a negative marking in the UPSC ESE 2024 preliminary exam.

4. For Which branches the UPSC ESE exam 2024 will be conducted?

The UPSC ESE 2024 exam is conducted for branches including mechanical, civil, electrical, electronic and telecommunications.

5. What is the UPSC ESE selection process 2024?

The UPSC ESE 2024 selection process consists of three stages - preliminary, mains and personality test.

6. When the UPSC ESE 2024 Prelims exam be held?

The UPSC ESE 2024 preliminary exam was conducted on February 18, 2024.


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Questions related to UPSC ESE

Have a question related to UPSC ESE ?

Hello aspirant,

Hope you are doing absolutely great.

So with regard to your query, YES for the ESE (Engineering Service Examination) exam any student who is a graduate of engineering can apply for this exam. If you had graduated from Btech course, then you are eligible for the exam.

Hope this helps you!!

Hello Aspirant,

Eligibility criteria for IES or ESE are

Candidate must have received a degree in Engineering from a university integrated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or acknowledged as deemed to be universities under section-3 of the university grants commission act.

As NMIMS Mumbai is a private deemed university, you are eligible for this exam.

It came to be a deemed university organized under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956.

I hope it helps.


No there is no information regarding the extension of ESE 2022 application date so no officials will not extend the dates for registration. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) closed the ESE application form 2022 in online mode on the official website The UPSC ESE withdrawal window will be open from October 20, 2021 to October 26, 2021. The UPSC IES form 2022 has been released on September 22, 2021.The basic educational qualification required to be eligible for UPSC ESE exam is graduation in engineering.

Hello candidate,

Here are a few criteria for a candidate while he is appearing for the union public services examination-

1. Regarding the age criteria for a General candidate the minimum age limit for appearing in this examination is 21 years where as the upper age limit for an eligible Candidate is 35 years.

2. Secondly, the candidate must have a graduation degree from any recognised college irrespective of which stream in order to appear for the examinations.

3. A General candidate has a lifetime opportunity of of a total of 6 attempts to appear in these examinations.

Hope you found it helpful!!

For any further queries feel free to post it here!!


IES or ESE is engineering service exam, hence as per the norms  laid out by UPSC, candidates need to pass degree or diploma in engineering from a recognized university, other than this some of the other fulfilling eligibility criteria are as follows;

Passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India)

Passed Associate Membership exam which is parts II and III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India

Passed Graduate Membership test of the Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers, London held after November 1959.

For applying in Indian Radio Regulatory Service or Indian Naval Armament Service  a postgraduate degree or equivalent in Wireless Communication Electronics/ Radio Physics/Radio Engineering as a special subject, Master’s Degree in Science with Physics and Radio Communication /Electronics /Telecommunication as a special subject is also applicable for India Radio Regulatory Service.

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