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ENGINEERING SERVICES EXAMINATION, 2018 - UPSC






1.  CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION: The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of e‐Admission Certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Commission take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidate has qualified for Personality Test. 

2. HOW TO APPLY Candidates are required to apply Online only by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in.  Brief instructions are given in Appendix‐II.  Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website. 

3. LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS : The Online Applications can be filled upto 23rd October, 2017 (23.10.2017) till 18.00 Hours after which the link will be disabled. 

4. The eligible candidates shall be issued an e‐Admission Certificate three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e‐Admission Certificate will be made available in the UPSC website [www.upsc.gov.in] for downloading by candidates. No Admission Certificate will be sent by post. All the applicants are requested to provide valid & active  e‐mail i.d. while filling up online application form as the Commission may use electronic mode for contacting them.

 5. PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS (in Objective Type Papers) : Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.

 6. FACILITATION COUNTER AND WEBSITE FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES: In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc., candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone Nos.011‐23385271/011‐23381125/011‐ 23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs. and 17.00 hrs. The Commission also has Website at address: www.upsc.gov.in over which the candidates can obtain details of the examination as well as information about registration of their applications, venue of the examination and results etc. 

7. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Candidates are advised to read carefully “Special Instructions to the candidates for Conventional Type Tests and Objective Type Tests” (Appendix III Part A and Part B). For both writing and marking answers in the OMR sheet [Answer Sheet] in objective type papers, candidates must use black ball pen only. Pens with any other colours are prohibited. Do not use Pencil or ink pen. Candidates should note that any omission/mistake/discrepancy in encoding/filling of details in the OMR answer sheet, especially with regard to Roll Number and Test Booklet Series code, will render the answer sheet liable for rejection. Candidates in the Category of visually impaired are advised not to apply for this examination as no vacancies are earmarked/identified for them for the Services/Posts included in Engineering Services Examination, 2018. 

8. MOBILE PHONES NOT PERMITTED : (a) Mobiles phones, pagers, bluetooth or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations. (b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/pagers or any valuable/costly items to the venue of the examination, as arrangements for safekeeping cannot be assured. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.

No.F. 2/2/2017‐E.I(B): Preliminary/Stage‐I Examination of the Engineering Services Examination for recruitment to the services/ posts mentioned in  para  2  below  will  be  held  by  the Union  Public  Service  Commission on 7th January, 2018 in accordance with the Rules published by Ministry of Railways in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 27th September, 2017.



A. Civil Engineering (Category I)
1. Group-A Services/ Posts:
i. Indian Railway Service of Engineers.
ii. Indian Railway Stores Service (Civil Engineering Posts).
iii. Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/ JTS (Civil Engineering Post)
iv. Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group‐A (Civil Engineering Posts)
v. Central Water Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Civil Engineering Posts)
vi. AEE (Civil Engg Posts) in Border Roads Engineering Service Gr ‘A’
vii. Indian Defence Service of Engineers
viii. Indian Skill Development Service
B. Mechanical Engineering (Category II)
2. Group- A/ B Services/ Posts:
i. Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers
ii. Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
iii. Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/JTS (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
iv. Central Water Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
v. AEE (Mech Engineering Posts) in Border Roads Engineering Service Gr ‘A’
vi. Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
vii. AEE Gr ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of EME, Min of Defence
viii. Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Mechanical)
ix. Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
x. Indian Skill Development Service
xi. Indian Naval Armament Service
xii. Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade I (Mech. Engg. Posts) in Indian Navy
xiii. Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
C. Electrical Engineering (Category III)
3. Group-A/ B Services/ Posts:
i. Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers
ii. Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)
iii. Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/ JTS (Electrical Engineering Posts)
iv. Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Electrical Engineering Posts)
v. AEE Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engg. Posts) in Corps of EME, Min of Defence
vi. Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/ SSO II (Electrical)
vii. Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engineering Posts)
viii. Indian Skill Development Service
ix. Indian Naval Armament Service
x. Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade‐I (Electrical Engg. Posts) in Indian Navy
xi. Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering Posts
D. Electronics & Communication Engineering (Category IV)
4. Group- A/ B Services/ Posts:
i. Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers
ii. Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/ Electronics Engineering Posts)
iii. Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’
iv. Indian Ordnance Factories Service AWM/ JTS (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts)
v. AEE Gr ‘A’(Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts) in Corps of EME, Min of Defence
vi. Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Electronics & Telecom)
vii. Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts)
viii. Indian Telecommunication Service Gr ‘A’
ix. Indian Skill Development Service
x.. Indian Naval Armament Service
xi. Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade‐I (Electronics & Telecom Engg. Posts) in Indian Navy
xii. Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts)
xiii. Junior Telecom Officer Gr ‘B’


Age Limit: Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 01-08-2018 i.e., he/ she must have been born not earlier than 02-08-1988 and not later than 01-08-1997.


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