UPSC Engineering Services Examination is conducted once a year to select Class – 1 designated engineers for several government departments. The major departments for IES which they are recruited for are:
The type of work depends upon the department they get. It is one of the best careers to pursue as an engineer as it not only provides a good income, reputed career but one also attains high esteem.
After your selection, you will join as a Asst. Executive Engineer and with promotions in your career you can also go up to as Managing director/ chairman.
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The IES age limit criteria are as follows:
IES eligibility criteria are as follows, that is, Candidates must pass these criteria to be fit for giving the exam.
Note: For the ones who are in the Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts), the following qualification will also work for them: M.Sc. degree or it’s equal with Electronics, Wireless Communication, Radio Physics as a special subject. Candidates appearing in their Engineering degree or equivalent exam are also eligible to compete. But, such candidates who qualify for the written exam will have to submit proof of passing the engineering exam. A candidate who is otherwise qualified but has taken a degree from a foreign institution that is not recognized by Government may also apply to the Commission. But, their admission to the exam depends on the discretion of the Commission.
Candidates from any of the following nationalities are eligible for the IES Exam and can apply for the same:
Note: All the citizens other than citizens of India should get a certificate of eligibility issued by the Indian government when you will be completing the process of document verification.
IES Examination posts and services
Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Electronics – These are the 4 categories of engineering under which the exam takes place.
You can also work as a part-time Subject Expert to hone your skills and earn at the same time while you prepare for your UPSC Engineering Services Exam.