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ESE 2019 notification released Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released UPSC ESE
notification and invites online application for Engineering Services
Examination (ESE 2019) from 26th September 2018. Candidates preparing
for ESE 2019 can apply through the direct link mentioned below. 22nd
October 2018 (till 18.00 Hours) is the last date of ESE 2019 online
application. The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the
examination is expected to be approximately 581 including 33 PH (LDCP‐15
& HI‐03) vacancies.

Apply Online for ESE 2019

Recruitment on the results of this examination will be made to the Services under the following categories:‐
  • Category I‐Civil Engineering
  • Category II‐Mechanical Engineering
  • Category III‐Electrical Engineering
  • Category IV‐Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

UPSC ESE 2019: Important Dates

Exam Last Date Exam Date Duration
ESE 2019 Prelims 22 Oct. 2018 06 Jan. 2019 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
ESE 2019 Mains 30 June 2019 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY

Eligibility Criteria for Engineering Services Examination (ESE 2019)


  • A candidate must be either:
    • (a) A citizen of
      India or (b) A subject of Nepal or A subject of Bhutan or (c) A Tibetan
      refugee who came over to Indian before the 1st January, 1962 with the
      intention of permanently settling in India  or (d) A person of Indian
      origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African
      countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia,
      Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of
      permanently settling in India.
  • Provided that a
    candidate belonging to categories (b), (c) and (d) above shall be a
    person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by
    the Government of India.

Minimum Educational Qualification for Engineering Services Examination 2019

  • Obtained a degree in Engineering from a university or 
  • Passed Section A and B of the Institution Examinations of the Institution of Engineers (India) or
  • Obtained a
    degree/diploma in Engineering from such foreign
    University/College/Institution recognized by the Government for the
    purpose from time to time or
  • Passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India) or
  • Passed Associate Membership Examination Parts II and III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India or
  • Passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers, London held after November 1959
  • Provided that a
    candidate for the post of Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics
    Engineering Posts and Engineer Group ‘A’ in Wireless Planning and
    Coordination Wing/Monitoring Organization) may possess any of the above
    qualifications or the qualification mentioned below namely: M.Sc. degree
    or its equivalent with Wireless Communication, Electronics, Radio
    Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject.

Age Limit Criteria

As of 1st January 2019
  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January 1989 and not later than 1st January 1998
  • Relaxable up to 35 years
    in the case of Government servants of the following categories, if they
    are employed in a Department/Office under the control of any of the
    authorities mentioned in column 1 below and apply for admission to the
    examination for all or any of the Service(s)/Posts mentioned in column
    2, for which they are otherwise eligible.
  • Maximum age limit relaxable upto 35 years in the case of Government servants of the various categories.

Application Fee for Engineering Services Examination(ESE) 2019

  • All the Female/SC/ST/ PH candidates are exempted from payment of a fee.
  • Other candidates are required to pay a fee of ₹ 200/‐ .


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