UPSC ESE 2021 Prelims Exam Result Declared

Department Union Public Service Commission
Total Vacancies 215
Notification No.
07/2021‐ENGG.
Last Date to Apply: 27/04/2021
Notification Published on 07/04/2021


UPSC ESE Exam 2021 Basic Information

Positions Engineering Service (Preliminary) (ESE)
Location New Delhi
Qualification Degree/Diploma in Engineering, M.Sc., Master degree
Application Procedure Apply Online
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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published a recruitment notification (07/2021‐ENGG.) on 07/04/2021. The notification is for recruitment of Engineering Service (Preliminary) (ESE). Here you will get the complete information about UPSC Engineering Service (Preliminary) (ESE) Recruitment online application form. You will get here complete detail about UPSC Engineering Service (Preliminary) (ESE) application procedure, important dates, application fees, age limit, qualification, number of vacancies, pay scale and important links.
We advise to the visitors that you should read the official notification of UPSC Engineering Service (Preliminary) (ESE) before submit application form. The links of official website of Union Public Service Commission and official notification are given below.

Selection Procedure

Selection will be based on Written examination and shall be conducted as following plan:

  1. Stage-I = Engineering Services (Preliminary/Stage‐I) Examination (Objective Type Papers) for the selection of candidates for the Stage‐II: Engineering Services (Main/Stage‐II) Examination.
  2. Stage-II = Engineering Services (Main/Stage‐II) Examination (Conventional Type Papers).
  3. Stage-III = Personality Test.

Stage- I = The examination will consists of 2 objective type of questions papers carrying 500 marks (Paper-I = 200 marks & Paper-II = 300 marks). The candidate who qualified in the Preliminary/Stage‐I Examination will be eligible for Main/Stage-II Examination. The Commission will draw a list of candidates to be qualified for Engineering Services (Main/Stage‐II) Examination based on the criterion of minimum qualifying marks in General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper (Paper‐I) and Engineering Discipline specific paper (Paper‐II) of Preliminary/Stage‐I Examination.

  • There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers.
  • There are 4 alternative for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one‐third (1/3rd) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
  • The paper will be set in English and must be answered in English only.

Stage-II = The examination will consists of 2 conventional type papers in Engineering Discipline specific with duration of 3 hours and maximum marks of 600 (300 Marks in each paper).

Stage-III = Personality test will consists of 200 marks.

Detailed Table of Examinations as Follow:

Stage‐I (Preliminary/Stage‐I) Examination:-

The Examination shall comprise of two papers.

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category‐I Civil Engineering
Paper‐I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 Hrs. 200
Paper‐II (Civil Engineering) 3 Hrs. 300
Total 500
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category‐II Mechanical Engineering
Paper‐I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 Hrs. 200
Paper‐II (Mechanical Engineering) 2 Hrs. 300
Total 500
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category‐III Electrical Engineering
Paper‐I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 Hrs. 200
Paper‐II (Electrical Engineering) 3 Hrs. 300
Total 500
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category‐IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Paper‐I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2 Hrs. 200
Paper‐II (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) 3 Hrs. 300
Total 500

Stage-II (Main/Stage‐II) Examination:‐

The Examination shall comprise of two papers.

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category‐I Civil Engineering
Paper‐I ( Civil Engineering) 3 Hrs. 300
Paper‐II (Civil Engineering) 3 Hrs. 300
Total 600
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category‐II Mechanical Engineering
Paper‐I (Mechanical Engineering) 3 Hrs. 300
Paper‐II (Mechanical Engineering) 3 Hrs. 300
Total 600
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category‐III Electrical Engineering
Paper‐I (Electrical Engineering) 3 Hrs. 300
Paper‐II (Electrical Engineering) 3 Hrs. 300
Total 600
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Category‐IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Paper‐I (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) 3 Hrs. 300
Paper‐II (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) 3 Hrs. 300
Total 600

Stage-III – Personality Test – 200 marks.

Important Dates

Events Dates
Online Application Form Starting Date 07/04/2021
Online Application Form Closing Date (till 06:00 pm) 27/04/2021
Last Date Payment of Fee (Pay by cash) at 11.59 pm 26/04/2021
Last date Payment of Fee (Online) till 6:00 pm 27/04/2021
Date for Online application withdrawn (04 to 10-05-2021) 04/05/2021
Preliminary Exam Date 18/07/2021
Prelims Admit Card Available 24/06/2021
Prelim Result Declared 06/08/2021

Application Fees

Category Fee
Application fees for Gen/ OBC candidates ₹200/-
For Female/SC/ST/PwBD candidates No fees
Payment Mode Online mode


UPSC ESE Exam 2021 Eligibility Criteria & Vacancies Details

You can find here the complete eligibility criteria to apply for UPSC ESE Exam 2021. The age limit, minimum qualification, number of vacancies and pay scale for UPSC Engineering Service Preliminary Online Form 2021 is given below.

Post Name Vacancies Qualification Age Limit Pay Scale
Engineering Service (Preliminary) Exam 215 Degree/Diploma in Engineering from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India and also passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers and M.Sc. degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject 21-30 years as on 01/01/2021

Recruitment on the results of this examination will be made to the Services/ Posts under the following categories:‐

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

Category-I – Civil Engineering

Group‐A Services/Posts

  1. Central Engineering Service.
  2. Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group‐A (Civil Engineering Posts).
  3. Survey of India Group ‘A’ Service.
  4. AEE (Civil) in Border Road Engineering Service.
  5. Indian Defence Service of Engineers.
  6. AEE (QS&C) in MES Surveyor Cadre.
  7. Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service.

Category-II – Mechanical Engineering

Group‐A/B Services/Posts

  1. AEE in GSI Engineering Service Gr ‘A’.
  2. Indian Defence Service of Engineers.
  3. Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  4. Indian Naval Material Management Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
  5. Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service.
  6. Indian Skill Development Service.
  7. Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Mechanical).
  8. Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engg.)

Category-III – Electrical Engineering

Group‐A/B Services/Posts

  1. Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Post.
  2. Indian Defence Service of Engineers.
  3. Indian Naval Material Management Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
  4. Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engineering Posts).
  5. Indian Naval Armament Service.
  6. Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Electrical).
  7. Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering Posts).

Category-IV – Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

Group‐A/B Services/Posts

  1. Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’.
  2. Indian Telecommunication Service Gr ‘A’.
  3. Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).
  4. Indian Naval Material Management Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).
  5. Junior Telecom Officer Gr ‘B’.
  6. Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Electronics & Tele).


UPSC Engineering Service (Preliminary) (ESE) Recruitment Important Links

You can find here all important links to apply for UPSC ESE Exam 2021. We advise to the candidates that you must read the official notification before filing application form for UPSC Engineering Service Preliminary Online Form 2021.

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