UPSC IES 2017 Recruitment, IES ESE 440 Posts

IES ESE 2017 Exam Details :

The Union Public Selection Commission has released the IES Exam 2017 notification on 28th September 2016. Now the links to fill application form is disabled since the last date to fill the application form was 26 November. The IES Preliminary exam 2017 was successfully conducted on 8th January 2017 and all the students who will get selected in prelims will have to appear for the IES main exam 2017 on 14th May 2017. Aspirants can download their IES admit card 2017 only from the official website. Lakhs of students participated from all the corners of country at different exam centers. Now all the students are eagerly waiting for the UPSC IES results 2017.

Every year UPSC conducts an All India level Engineering Service Exam called as IES (Indian Engineering Service). This exam is an entrance examination organized for technical graduates from engineering field to serve the government of India. It consists of various sectors like Power, Railroads, Telecommunications, Public Works, etc. This class -I officer designation job serves the purpose relevant to their branch or the cadre in which they are recruited. The primary position offered to candidates who qualify this exam is Assistant Engineer which upgrades to various positions and then ultimately ends on the Chairman/Assistant Managing Director. This high-level exam has its persona as it is a tough nut to crack. Now let us have a quick glance at all the prominent and eminent information regarding this examination like IES 2017 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Exam Dates, Age Limit, Eligibility Criteria, Educational Qualification, etc. which are described below in detail.

Branches Included in IES 2017

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

UPSC IES 2017 Vacancy Details :

UPSC provides a huge no. of vacancies for the people who qualify this examination. This exam allows the candidates to work in different sectors of distinct branches. Every particular branch consists of various posts in Group A, Group B etc. About 440 vacancies are estimated inclusive of PH; these jobs are distributed according to merit and preferences.

  • Name of Exam:Indian Engineering Service
  • Organization: Union Public Selection Commission
  • Total Number of Vacancy: 440 vacancies
  • Job location: India

IES 2017 Eligibility Criteria :

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The applicant should be a resident of India or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan. Tibetan Refugees who came to India before 1st Jan 1962 are also eligible to apply.
  • Any Indian origin person migrated from countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Eastern African Countries with an intention of permanently residing in India are also eligible to apply.
  • For all the above-mentioned candidates from neighboring countries should hold an eligibility certificate from Government of India.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicant should possess a degree in Engineering from a recognized University or Institute by the Government of India.
  • The candidates who have attained degree with Electronics, Wireless Communications and Radio Physics as a special subject can apply for certain posts.

IES 2017 Age Limit :

The aspirant who wants to apply for IES 2017 Exam should lie in the age group of 21-30 years on 1st August of 2017 or the year of examination. Relaxation in age will be provided to reserved categories as per government norms.

  • Government servants will be given a 5 year relaxation in upper age limit.
  • For SC/ST 5 years relaxation will be provided
  • For OBC 3 years relaxation will be provided
  • The candidate who is found to be a subject of Jammu Kashmir during the period of  1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 will also be provided an age relaxation of 5 years.
  • Ex-Serviceman will be offered an age relaxation of 5 years
  • Physically Handicapped and disabled will be given an age relaxation of 10 years.

IES ESE 2017 Application Procedure :

The application procedure is quite similar as of other forms. The candidate has to visit the official website to apply for IES exam 2017. Before filling the form go through all the details carefully to avoid a mistake. Students have to complete Part 1 registration followed by Part II. Write In all the important data then upload documents, photograph, signature followed by fee payment. And at last, submit the form and keep registration number or application number with you for future reference.

How to Apply for IES 2017?

  • Visit the official website i.e.
  • Click on the link “Apply Online”
  • Completed the First part of Registration by filling all the asked information like Name, Address,  Age, DOB, Educational Qualification Phone number etc.
  • After filling all the given details go through all the details and check it properly in order to avoid mistakes.
  • Now fill in all the left information in second part of registration.
  • In this part first you have to make the online payment of application fees through any online payment mode.
  • You have to upload a scanned copy of your photograph and signature.
  • Select the exam centers
  • Finally, agree to the declaration and submit the form
  • Take out a hard copy of your application form and note down the necessary details for future reference.

Click Here – Full Official Notification – Available Here

IES ESE 2017 Application Fee :

The application Fee payment can be done through any online mode like Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, Pay-in-Slip, etc. from a State Bank of India which is a recognized bank by the government of India. The Reserved Category students like SC/ST/PH and Female candidates are exempted from fee payment. While other candidates belonging to Gen/OBC have to pay Rs. 200 as application fee. No money will be refunded in case of any mishappening during transaction.

  • Female/SC/ST/PH- No Fees
  • Gen/OBC- Rs. 200

IES 2017 Important Dates :


Time & Hour

Dates & Day

Notification Declaration Date and Starting Date of Online Application

28 September 2016 (WEDNESDAY)

Last Date for Receipt of Applications

3rd November 2016

Preliminary Exam (Objective Paper)

General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper-I

09:00 AM-11:00 AM

2 hours

8th January 2017


(1 DAY)

Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II

02:00 P.M-05:00 P.M

3 hours

Main Exam (Conventional Type Papers)

Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-I

9:00 AM-12:00 AM

3 hours

14th May 2017


(1 DAY)

Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II

2:00 pm- 5:00 pm

3 hours

Personality Test/ Interview Date

1st November to 15 December 2017

IES ESE 2017 Exam Pattern :

IES 2017 Syllabus basically includes Objective Type General Studies & Engineering Aptitude, Engineering Discipline in the Prelims Exam while in Mains Examination it will consist of two conventional type paper of Engineering Discipline. Prelims will consist of two papers of 200 marks and 300 marks. Similarly, Mains will also comprise of two papers of 300 marks each. The candidates who’ll qualify in preliminary test will have to give the Mains test and those who clear this Mains will be further called for Personality Test process. Let us have a glance at the classified version of syllabus and exam pattern.

IES 2017 Exam Pattern






Preliminary Examination


Paper I

General Studies & Engineering Aptitude


Paper II

Engineering Discipline


Mains Examination


Paper I

Engineering Discipline


Paper II

Engineering Discipline


Prelims Paper I & II Timing

2 hours & 3 Hours

Mains Paper I & II Timing

3 Hours each

IES ESE 2017 Syllabus :

  • General Studies
  1. Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance and services
  2. Basics of Energy and Environment : Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment 
  3. Basics of Project Management 
  4. Basics of Material Science and Engineering 
  5. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, e-governance and technology based education.
  6. Ethics and values in Engineering profession
  7. Current issues of national and international importance relating to social, economic and industrial development.
  8. Engineering Aptitude covering Logical reasoning and Analytical ability
  9. Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
  10. General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety

Syllabus for different Branches


Civil Engineering

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Paper I

- Building Materials

- Solid Mechanics

- Design of Steel Structure

- Structural Analysis

- Construction Practice & Management

-Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures

- Basic Electrical Engineering

- Basic Electronics Engineering

- Electronics Measurements & Instruments

- Material Science

-Analog and Digital Circuits

- Network Theory

- Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer

-Fluid Mechanics

- Turbomachinery

- IC Engines, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration

- Power Plant Engineering

- Renewable Sources of Energy

- Electrical Materials

- Engineering Mathematics

- Electrical and Electronics Measurements

- Electric Circuits and Fields

- Computer Fundamentals

- Basic Electronics Engineering

Paper II

- Hydrology and Water Resource Engineering

- Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines, Hydro Power

- Geotechnical Engineering & Foundation Engineering

- Environmental Engineering

- Transportation Engineering

- Surveying & Geology

- Control Systems

- Analog and Digital Communication System

- Electromagnetics

- Computer Architecture and Organisation

- Advanced Communication Topics

- Advanced Electronics Topics

- Mechanism & Machines

- Engineering Mechanics

- Engineering Materials

- Design of Machines Elements

- Mechatronics and Robotics

- Manufacturing, Maintenance, Industrial Engineering

- Systems and Signal Processing

- Analog and Digital Electronics

- Electrical Machines

- Control System

- Power Electronics and Devices

- Power System

IES 2017 Selection Procedure :

IES ESE 2017 Selection Procedure comprises of two-staged processes. Stage 1st is also known as Preliminary Examination followed by Stage 2 i.e. Mains Examination and at last Stage 3 is conducted called the Personality Test. The candidates who qualify stage I are eligible for the Stage II process. And the score obtained in the Mains examination will determine the qualification of students for the personality test on the basis of merit list. Final result will be declared after the analysis of reports or marks obtained in the final round or an aggregate of all the three rounds will be judged to form the final merit list. Three stages involved are

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Personality Test

IES/ESE 2017 Pay Scale: - All the candidates who’ll qualify all the three examinations and will make way through this three-staged process will be offered a Basic pay of Rs. 15,600 along with a Grade Pay of Rs. 5400 with added incentives like DA, HRA etc. The gross amount in total would be Rs. 47,000 and soon it's going to be 2.26 times due to 7th pay commission.  

IES Officer Salary - Rs 15,600 (Basic) +Rs 5,400 (Grade Pay) + DA + HRA

IES Admit Card 2017 :

The IES Preliminary exam admit card 2017 was released on 9th December 2016. Probably the IES mains admit card released on 13th April 2017. The admit card is the important document. It is mandatory to bring at the exam center on the day of examination.  The e- admit card have all the relevant details like Name, exam center name, roll number, etc. of the candidate and exam. All the students who will get qualify in the preliminary exam can download IES mains admit card 2017 from here only by one click. To download the admit card aspirants have to provide some required details.

IES Cut Off 2017 :

The IES exam 2017 cutoff marks for the Preliminary stage will get disclosed as soon as the IES 2017 Preliminary exam results get declared. We can estimate that this year the IES exam 2017 exam cut off can be a range in between 180-300 for all the fields. The cutoff marks are the minimum marks which is mandatory to secure in the exam. Candidates have to get more marks than the cutoff to get shortlisted for the IES mains exams. The Candidates who will not get more or equal marks then the cut off then he/she will get disqualified from the mains exam. The cut off marks are different for all the exams. As it is decided by the total number of student appeared, average percentages of passing, etc. The last round is the Personality Interview round. All the cut offs scores will get publish on the official website as the results declare.

IES Result 2017 :

UPSC IES Main exam is going to be held on 14th May 2017. The IES exam result 2017 will get upload only on the official website i.e. All the aspirants who successfully participated in the exam are now anxiously waiting for the results to be declared soon. Till yet there is no official notification released by the board but we can estimate that the IES Mains Result 2017 is about to declare. Every year a large amount of candidate appeared in the exam. The board takes nearly 40 days to prepare the results.

IES Online Test Series 2017 :

Annually many candidates appears in UPSC IES / ESE exam 2017. We suggest all the students be consistent throughout their preparation. The UPSC engineering service exam is one of the toughest civil services exam in the country. Many aspirants prepare for this exam with strong dedication, but only some of them can get the fruitful results. To pass IES 2017, you have to make good strategy and study plan. You can get IES Online Test Series 2017 easily, by this you can study quickly and efficiently. In complimentary you will get free demo test, and after that, you will get paid 20 to 25 mock test for your daily assessment. For more details regarding the online test, series visit our website.

IES Previous Year Papers :

Previous year paper has the best data from where you can find out most repeated questions. Candidates we advise you all to get last year paper and practice them. By practicing you will get to know the exam pattern and will get familiar with the different types of questions. Most of the questions come in the IES exam are repeated. You can get the IES previous year papers on the internet as well as on our website. Past old questions paper will give the basic idea of the exam paper.

IES ESE Preparation :

All the students have successfully appeared in the IES ESE exam 2017. We hope all of them get good results and achieve great heights in their career. Cracking IES exam is one of the standardized exams in the country. Working in the Civil services is one of the reputed jobs. UPSC IES jobs have many facilities in the service. If you want to crack IES 2017, then you have to start preparation before 6 months of the exam. Here below we mentioned quick IES 2017 Preparation tips which will help you to pass in IES main exam 2017.

  1. Manage your time. Divide your time into different time slots to cover each and every topics of the syllabus.
  2. Increase speed and accuracy level.
  3. Proper sleep and Healthy diet is essential.
  4. Do not overstress yourself. Stay confident and fearless.
  5. Be Dedicated and Consistent.
  6. Practice more and more.