IES 2019: UPSC Engineering Services Examination 2019

IES 2019: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Engineering Service Examination every year for the selection of candidates. Candidates possessing a Technical Degree such as Diploma in Engg./B.Tech./B.E./M.Tech. etc. can apply for UPSC IES 2019. In fact, UPSC has announced the application form date of IES that is 26th September 2018. Candidates should regularly check the website so that they can get all the latest updates of the UPSC 2019 IES. UPSC ESE Notification 2019 has been released on 26th September 2018.

Update: UPSC has activated the link from 29th October 2018 to withdraw ESE Application Form. Those who want to withdraw their IES Application Form 2019 can click on the link available below.

Important Dates of IES 2019

Events  Dates
UPSC IES 2018 Application Release Date 26/09/2018
Last Date to Apply for Indian Engineering Services (IES) Examination 2018  22/10/2018
Withdraw IES Application Form 2019 29/10/2018 to 05/11/2018
UPSC ESE Exam Date 06/01/2019

Eligibility Criteria for Engineering Services Examination 2019

A candidate wants to submit the application form of IES 2019 should meet the eligibility because it is mandatory. However, the Commission shall not accept the application of a candidate not meeting IES Eligibility Criteria. Candidates satisfying conditions such as Educational Qualification, Nationality, Age etc. can apply for Engineering Services Examination 2019. Read the essential qualification for UPSC Engineering Services Examination from below.

  • Only Indian National citizens can apply.
  • Should have Diploma in Engg./B.Tech./B.E./M.Tech. etc. degree in relevant subject.
  • Age should not be more than 30 Years and 35 years in the case of Government servants of particular categories.

IES Application Form 2019

The application form of Indian Engineering Services Examination 2019 has been released online. UPSC has released the application form, and the link is available on this page. Candidates should regularly in order to get all updates. After the release of UPSC IES 2019 Application Form, candidates should apply without delay. While filling form use basic details such as Name, Parent’s Name, Age, Education Details etc. Check the steps to fill the IES Application Form below.

  • Visit the website
  • Then find the link to fill the IES 2019 application form.
  • Further, fill the basic details like Name, Aadhar Number, Parent’s Name, DOB, Educational Details, Gender, Contact Details etc.
  • Then fill the post preferences according to your choice.
  • Upload your recent photo and signature in the jpg format (3KB-40 KB).
  • Make payment of the application fee by Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking or E-Challan
  • After filling all the details click on “submit” button.
  • After successful submission of application form, the candidate will receive Registration Number.
  • Take the printout of  UPSC IES application form 2019 for further use.

UPSC IES Admit Card 2019

UPSC will release the IES admit card so that a candidate can appear in the examination. When the admit card of Engineering Services Examination 2019 is available, we will update the link. To download IES admit card 2019 use details such as Registration Number, DOB etc. For appearing in the exam, it is important to carry the UPSC IES admit card at the examination venue.

Download UPSC IES 2019 Admit Card

Since the IES hall ticket will release in online mode, we are providing the steps to download the IES 2019 admit card. In order to access UPSC hall ticket without any inconvenience, check the steps from below.

  • Visit the website of UPSC that is
  • Then find the link to download IES hall ticket 2018.
  • After that fill details like Registration Number, DOB etc.
  • Later, UPSC IES admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Further, download the IES 2018 Admit Card of Engineering Services Examination 2018.

Indian Engineering Services (IES) Examination Pattern

It is important to know the UPSC Engineering Services Examination Pattern. In other words, IES exam pattern and IES Syllabus can help a candidate to make the preparation more effective. It is because IES exam pattern 2019 gives an idea of total questions, duration, mode of exam etc. While preparing for Engineering Services Examination 2019 one should keep exam pattern in mind. There are total three stages of selection as can be seen from below.

  • Preliminary/Stage-I: Objective Type Papers
  • Main/Stage-II: Conventional Type Papers
  • Stage-III: Personality Test

Indian Engineering Services (IES) Examination Pattern: Preliminary

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 200 2 Hours
Paper-II (Concerned Subject) 300 3 Hours
Total 500 5 Hours

UPSC IES 2019 Examination Pattern: Mains

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
Paper-I (Concerned Subject) 300 3 Hours
Paper-II (Concerned Subject) 300  3 Hours
Total 600 6 Hours

IES 2019 Examination Pattern: Personality Test

This is the last stage of UPSC IES to select a candidate. This test is conducted for total 200 Marks wherein a candidate has to follow

  • Candidates must write the papers in their own hand.
  • Deduction upto 5% of the maximum marks for the written papers will be made for illegible handwriting.
  • Candidates can bring and use battery operated pocket calculators.
  • Candidates should use only International form of Indian numerals (e.g., 1, 2, 3,etc.)

IES Cut Off 2019

It is important to know the UPSC Engineering Services Examination cut off. It is because a candidate can get an idea of the marks require to qualify. The cut off marks depend on various factors such as No. of candidates attended the exam, No. of seats available etc. Candidates can check IES cut off 2017-18 from below.

IES Preliminary/ Stage-I (Objective Type Papers) Cut Off 2017

Discipline Minimum qualifying standards/marks* for admission to Mains/Stage-II (Out of 500 marks)
General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-3
Electronics & Telecomm. Engg. 221 205 167 171 123
Electrical Engineering 257 241 210 208 169 073
Mechanical Engineering 231 207 165 147 108 099
Civil Engineering 202 177 148 151 102 068

IES Mains/ Stage-II (Conventional Type Papers) Cut Off 2017

Discipline Minimum qualifying standards/marks**{Out of 1100 marks (500 marks of Preliminary/Stage-I + 600 marks of Mains /Stage-II)}
General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-3
Electronics & Telecomm. Engg.  549 508 447 479 350
Electrical Engineering  618 562 511 530 367 268
Mechanical Engineering  553 485 428 399 275 278
Civil Engineering 520 459 415 439 315 145

IES Final stage after PT/ Stage-III Cut Off 2017

Discipline Marks secured by the last recommended candidate (Out of 1300 marks)
General OBC SC ST PH-1 PH-3
Electronics & Telecomm. Engg. 713 675 611 590 471
Electrical Engineering 769 742 658 698 575 428
Mechanical Engineering 723 673 576 550 452 502
Civil Engineering 691 650 564 578 437 311

IES Result 2019

UPSC will release the IES 2019 Result after the completion of all stages. Candidates have to use details such as Registration Number, DOB etc. to check their result. UPSC IES Result 2019 shall release in online mode only. Thus, the Commission will not share result via email or post. We will update the link of the Engineering Services Examination Result when it is available on

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