UPSC ESE Result 2020 - Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the UPSC ESE 2020 result (Prelims exam) on its official website upsc.gov.in on February 20, 2020. The UPSC ESE result 2020 is released in PDF format and contains the roll numbers of all the qualified candidates of the UPSC ESE 2020 prelims exam which was conducted on January 05, 2020. Candidates have to download the UPSC ESE prelims result 2020 PDF and search their roll numbers. Candidates who are qualified in the preliminary exam are now eligible to appear in UPSC ESE main exam 2020 which is scheduled to be conducted on June 28, 2020. Candidates scoring the UPSC ESE cutoff marks in the main exam will be called for the Interview round which is expected to be conducted in September 2020. The interview round will be the last step of UPSC ESE 2020 selection process. UPSC has also informed the candidates that the marks and cut‐off marks of Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 will be uploaded on the website after the declaration of final result. In this article, candidates can find all important dates, major highlights and steps on how to download UPSC ESE result 2020.
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UPSC ESE Result 2020

UPSC ESE 2020 examination is conducted to recruit candidates for various posts under Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. After declaring the final UPSC IES Result 2020, UPSC will release the marks of recommended candidates. The list will contain the marks obtained by candidates in the written as well as the interview.

UPSC ESE Result 2020 - Highlights

Candidates can go through the following table where we have shared all major highlights related to the UPSC ESE 2020 Result.

Stages of UPSC ESE Result

3 - Stages

Result of Preliminary Exam

Result of Main Exam

Final Result

Result declared by

UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)

Result mode

Online

Website to view the result of UPSC ESE

www.upsc.gov.in

Vacancies

495 in 2020

533 in 2019

Recommended candidates in 2019494

UPSC ESE Helpline Number

011-23385271/ 23381125/ 23098543

UPSC ESE 2020 Result - Important Dates

In the following table, we have mentioned the UPSC IES Result 2020 important dates.

UPSC ESE 2020 Important Dates

Events

Dates

Preliminary Exam

January 05, 2020

UPSC ESE Result 2020 Date (Prelims)

February 20, 2020

Main Exam

June 28, 2020

UPSC ESE Result Date (Mains)

August 2020

Date for Interview Round/Personality Test

September 2020

Final Result

October 2020

How to Check the UPSC ESE Result 2020?

Candidates can download the result of UPSC ESE 2020 from the official website at www.upsc.gov.in. The steps to download the UPSC ESE 2020 result are mentioned here.

Step 1 – Visit the official website: upsc.gov.in

Step 2 - In the examination tab, click on 'Active Examinations'

Step 3 - Click on 'Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020'

Step 4 - Click on the link given to download ‘UPSC ESE prelims result’

Step 5 – A new page will appear on the screen, click on UPSC ESE result PDF file to download it

Step 6 – Search your roll number from the downloaded PDF

UPSC ESE 2020 Result - Stages

  • Preliminary Stage

  • Main Stage

  • Personality Test

UPSC ESE Result 2020 - Preliminary Exam

The result date of UPSC ESE 2020 prelims is declared on February 20, 2020. The preliminary exam was conducted on January 05, 2020, for two papers –

First Paper - General Studies and Engineering Aptitude and the second paper - Civil engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering/Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (based on what the candidate has chosen while filling the UPSC ESE application form). The total marks allotted for the preliminary exam is 500. Candidates qualifying the preliminary exam will be eligible to appear for the mains examination. The marks scored by candidates in the preliminary exam will be considered while preparing the final result.

UPSC ESE 2020 Result - Main Exam

Candidates qualifying the preliminary exam will be eligible to appear for the main exam which will be conducted on June 28, 2020. The main exam will consist of two conventional type papers in Civil engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering/Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. The total marks allotted for the main exam is 600, while the time duration is 3 hours for Paper-I and 3 hours for Paper-II. UPSC ESE 2020 Result for mains exam is expected to be declared in the first week of August 2020. Candidates qualifying the main exam will be called for the Interview round/personality test.

UPSC ESE Result - Personality Test/Interview Round

Candidates qualifying the main exam will be issued the admit card for the personality test, the authority will shortlist candidates twice the number of vacancies for the personality test. Total marks allotted for personality test is 200. Candidates will be assessed on various traits like their leadership qualities, initiative, and intellectual curiosity, tact and other social qualities, mental and physical energy, powers of practical application and integrity of character.

UPSC ESE Result 2020 - Final Result and Allotment

UPSC ESE 2020 Result (final) is expected to be declared in the month of October 2020. The final result will be declared in PDF format and will be prepared on the basis of candidate’s performance in the preliminary exam, main exam and personality test. The final result will consist of the roll numbers of qualified candidates in each discipline. Post qualifying all the stages of the UPSC ESE, candidates will be recruited to various services keeping in view their ranks in the examination and their preferred services/posts.

UPSC ESE 2020 Answer Key

UPSC will release the official answer key of ESE 2020 on its website after the recruitment process is over, however, candidates can download the unofficial answer key which is released by major coaching institutes like Made Easy, GATE forum and IES Master, etc. UPSE ESE 2020 answer key will help candidates to know the correct answer and calculate their expected scores. The answer key is released separately for General Studies & Engineering Aptitude, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.

UPSC ESE Marking Scheme 2020

Candidates can check the marking scheme of UPSC ESE 2020 below.

In the prelims exam candidates will be allotted 2 marks for each correct answer.

The prelims exam carries 500 marks while mains exam is conducted for 600 marks and Personality Test carries 200 marks. The total marks of the UPSC ESE exam are 500+600+200=1300.

In the following tables, we have mentioned the marking scheme, duration of the prelims and mains exam.

Marking Scheme of ESE 2020 Prelims Exam

Paper

No. of Questions

Duration of Exam

Maximum Marks

Paper 1 (General Studies and Aptitude Test)

100

2 Hours

200

Paper 2 (Engineering Discipline)

150

3 Hours

300

Total

250

5 Hours

500

Marking Scheme of ESE 2020 Mains Exam

Paper

No. of Questions

Duration of Exam

Maximum Marks

Paper I (Engineering Discipline)

5 out of 8 optional questions

3 Hours

300

Paper II (Engineering Discipline)

5 out of 8 optional questions

3 Hours

300

Total

10

6 Hours

600

Note: For each wrong answer, one-third (0.33) of the marks will be deducted as a penalty (Negative Marking).

What is DAF?

DAF stands for Detailed Application Form. This is the final stage of the selection process and only qualified candidates from all the stages are invited for DAF. Soon after the declaration of the UPSC ESE final result, shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit their DAF online.

A copy of the following documents will need to be submitted online with duly undersigned by the candidate:

  • Certificate of Age

  • Certificate of Educational Qualification

  • Certificate of Reservation

  • Certificate in support of the claim of age/fees

Candidates will need to carry the original set of these documents during the time of the Personality Test.

UPSC ESE 2020 Merit List

After declaring the result of UPSC ESE 2020 main exam, the authorities will release the merit list of ESE 2020 on the official website. This merit list will be based on the total marks scored by candidate in both the preliminary as well as the main exam. On the basis of the total marks scored, candidates eligible for the UPSC Personality Test (Interview) will be determined. While making the merit list, UPSC will select candidates six to seven times the total number of vacancies to be filled in the year.

What after the final merit list is made?

Shortlisted candidates whose name is mentioned in the final merit list will be recruited on various posts into government organization as engineers. In the following table we have mentioned the government departments as well as posts, have a look.

Categories and Services for UPSC ESE Final Merit List

Category

Services/Posts

Category - I Civil Engineering

(Group - A)


Indian Railway Service of Engineers


Indian Railway Stores Service (Civil Engineering Posts)


Central Engineering Service


Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group‐A (Civil Engineering Posts)


Survey of India Group ‘A’ Service


AEE (Civil) in Border Road Engineering Service


Indian Defence Service of Engineers


AEE (QS&C) in MES Surveyor Cadre


Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service


Indian Skill Development Service


Category - II Mechanical Engineering

(Group‐A/B)


Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers


Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)


AEE in GSI Engineering Service Gr ‘A’


Indian Defence Service of Engineers


Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)


Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade‐I (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy


AEE(Elec & Mech) in Border Roads Engineering Service(Mechanical Engineering Posts)


Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service


Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts)


Indian Skill Development Service


Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts)

Category - III Electrical Engineering

(Group A/B)


Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers


Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)


Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)


Indian Defence Service of Engineers


Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade‐I (Electrical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy


Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engineering Posts)


Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Electrical)


Indian Skill Development Service


Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering Posts)

Category - IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

(Group A/B)


Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers


Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/Electronics Engineering Posts)


Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’


Indian Telecommunication Service Gr ‘A’


Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts)


Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade‐I(Electronics and Telecom Engg. Posts) in Indian Navy


Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts)


Indian Skill Development Service


Junior Telecom Officer Gr ‘B’


Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts)

UPSC ESE 2020 Cutoff Marks

Along with declaring the UPSC ESE result 2020, the authority also prescribes the cut off marks of ESE. The cut off of UPSC ESE will be released after the declaration of UPSC ESE 2020 result (final). Candidates will be able to check the cut-off marks for preliminary, mains and personality test. In order to qualify the UPSC ESE 2020, candidates will have to score the minimum qualifying marks in each paper category wise as well as overall cut off at each stage of the selection process. In the following table, candidates can check previous year cut off marks of UPSC ESE

UPSC ESE Cut off 2018

Discipline

Minimum qualifying standards/marks* for admission to Mains/Stage-II (Out of 500 marks)

General

OBC

SC

ST

PH-1

PH-3


Civil Engineering

207

194

169

188

114

087

Mechanical Engineering

256

255

220

223

138

098

Electrical Engineering

230

218

190

191

127

071

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

213

206

173

155

125

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UPSC ESE Salary 2020

After qualifying UPSC ESE 2020, candidates are entitled to a handsome salary along with various other lucrative perks. ESE officers receive plenty of privileges and allowances. In the following table we have shared the year-on-year pay scale, have a look.

UPSC ESE Pay Scale

Level

Pay Scale

Time Frame

Junior Time Scale

56100-177500

During joining

Senior Time Scale

67700-208700

After 3-5 years

Junior Administrative Grade

123100-215900

10-15 years

Senior Administrative Grade

144200-218200

15-20 years

Higher Administrative Grade

182200-224100

-

HAG+

205400-224400

-

Apex Scale

225000

-

Candidates can check the following list of various allowances that an ESE officer is entitled to apart from their basic pay scale-

  • Residential Quarters OR HRA

  • An official Vehicle

  • Dearness Allowance/Transport Allowance

  • CGHS Medical Facility

  • Leave Travel Allowance/Tour Allowance

  • National Pension Scheme

  • Gratuity

  • Leave Encashment

  • Mobile and Briefcase Allowance

  • Newspaper, Mobile Bill Reimbursement and Laptop

  • Children Education Allowance

UPSC ESE 2020 Selection Process

UPSC ESE is conducted in 3 stages - Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Interview Round/Personality Test. In order to get selected as an engineer in government departments candidates must qualify all these stages and score more than the prescribed cut off marks.

Quick Links

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - UPSC ESE Result 2020

Question: Where can I check the UPSC ESE Result 2020?

Answer:

You can check the result on the official website of UPSC.

Question: Will the authority release the UPSC ESE 2020 Result in offline mode, or send it on my registered email ID?

Answer:

You can only check the UPSC ESE Result 2020 on the official website and UPSC never releases it via any other means apart from online.

Question: Will the result of UPSC ESE 2020 be declared collectively or separately?

Answer:

The UPSC ESE result 2020 for each tier (Prelims/Mains/Personality Test) will be released separately.

Question: How many stages are there in the UPSC ESE recruitment process?

Answer:

UPSC ESE has three stages- Preliminary exam, Main Exam and Personality Test.

Question: When will the UPSC ESE 2020 result for Mains Exam be declared?

Answer:

UPSC ESE result 2020 for main exam is expected to be declared in the month of August 2020.

Question: When will the final UPSC ESE Result 2020 be declared?

Answer:

The final UPSC ESE 2020 result is expected to be declared by October 2020.

Question: Will UPSC release the Answer key for every exam?

Answer:

Yes. The official answer keys for every tier will be released on the official website of UPSC after the conclusion of the recruitment process. Candidates can download the answer key from there.

Question: What is the gap between the final results and training in the UPSC ESE?

Answer:

Generally, it is 3-4 months

Question: What is the UPSC IES result 2020 date?

Answer:

The result is declared on February 20, 2020.

Question: When will the prelims result of UPSC ESE 2020 release?

Answer:

The UPSC ESE Prelims result 2020 date is February 20, 2020.

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Questions related to UPSC ESE

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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

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 24th Mar, 2020

hi,

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.

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My DOB is 23 April 2003 then can i eligible to appear in 2024 upsc exam which is my last year of graduation?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 2nd Oct, 2019

Hello,

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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