Indian Engineering Services

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Indian Engineering Services examination is conducted by the Government of India. IES are civil services in which technical & managerial functions of Government of India meets. As we know, Government of India recruits civil servants for the public sector & for the civil services on the basis of merit, by conducting exams. In very large numbers persons are taking these exams. According to the Government of India IES officers are selected by union government on the recommendation of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).


IES 2014

IES became very important examination for Indian engineers. According to the previous year information, In year 2010, total 157,649 candidates applied for 434 vacancies. In 2011, 693 candidates were selected in which the candidates are in four group according to the caste, 317 general, 209 OBC, 113 Sc, & 54 ST (44 candidates were physically handicapped ). In 2012, the post were 560.

Most of topper of IES came from IIT & IIS. IES exams having very hard procedure for the selection that’s why IES qualified person gets high respect & designation in the society.

Trade of applicant should be:-

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

Career opportunity:-

  • Selection as Assistant Executive Engineer/ Assistant Director/ Assistant Work Manger
  • Promotions are available in IES after 3- 4 years.
  • The age of superannuation is 60yr.


  • Candidate should be citizen of India.
  • Candidate should have B. Tech. degree in the mentioned trades (CE/ EC/ EE/ ME).
  • Candidate age should be 21-30 yr.


  •  Candidate can apply only Online by using website .
  • Application fee for the general category is 100rs. & no fee for female & reserved candidates.
  • This test is conducted across India, in month of June.

Plan of Examination:-

In IES examination two types of paper done i.e. technical exam & general ability. These two papers are conducted in three stages:-

  • First Stage:-

Paper 1st is a General Ability Test. It is an objective paper of 200 marks.

  • Second Stage:-

Paper 2nd & 3rd are Technical papers according to the trade. It is an objective paper of    200 marks.

  • Third Stage:-

Paper 4th & 5th are the Conventional technical papers according to the candidate trade.

Final cut off Marks:-

1200 marks.

One can also refer to our related posts which are as following:-

  1. Sample Paper of General Ability for IES Exam
  2. IES (Indian Engineering Service)

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3 Responses to Indian Engineering Services

  1. Shruti Priya says:

    Indian Engineering Services is the good option for the Indian Engineers who are interested in Civil services.Though it is difficult to crack but still the engineers can take a chance. In this exam their is a particular seats for the different trades. All the required information is given over here like the eligibility criteria, about examination and the qualifying marks. Last years statistical records are also given.Check this out..

  2. Rashmi Rani says:

    IES is one of the most important exams in the field of engineering related exams…… an engineering graduate should have the knowledge of this exam…… this article will give you all the information about IES

  3. Er Ketan Joshi says:

    IES is one of the public sector in which all the engineers want to go but IES is not a cup of cold milk so it will take time and dedication to learn more and more about engineering as well as general awareness. This article will definitely helps a lot for those engineering student who want to crack IES exam.

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