Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the Admit Card for IES 2019 Prelims examination. The IES Admit Card is available on the official website of UPSC, upsc.gov.in. The IES 2019 prelims examination will be held on January 06, 2019. The candidates who have registered themselves can download the admit card now. The selection of the 581 candidates is on the basis of prelims, main and personality test. The recruitment is based on the results of this examination will be made to various posts such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. Get here more details of IES 2019.

Latest: Rejection list of the candidates those who have not made the application fee payment has been released, Click here to check the same.

IES 2019

As mentioned above, UPSC will conduct IES exam this year too. IES 2019 will be consists of 3 stages Preliminary, Mains and Personality Test/Interview. Here, is the tentative schedule for IES 2019. The whole recruitment process will be held according to the schedule provided below.

IES 2019 Date
UPSC IES 2019 Notification Publication 26 Sep 2018
The application starts with 26 Sep 2018
Last date to apply 22 Oct 2018
Withdraw Application Form 29 Oct to 05 Nov 2018
Availability of admit card for the preliminary round 12 Dec 2018
Date of the preliminary exam 06 Jan 2019
Declaration of the preliminary result 2nd week of February 2019
Availability of admit card for the Mains exam 1st week of June 2019
Date of the Mains exam 1st week of July 2019
Personality test or Interview July 2019

IES 2019 Admit Card

UPSC has released the admit card of prelim examination The admit card is available on the official website, upsc.gov.in. The candidates who have registered themselves in time can download the call letter now. To download the admit card the candidates need to enter the registration number and date of birth.

IES 2019 Application Form Withdrawing

The online window to withdraw the application window has been started. The candidates who have filled the application form and don’t want to participate in the exam can withdraw their applications now, The link to withdraw the application is provided on the page. The candidates will need the registration number for withdrawing the application.

Vacancy Details of IES 2019

This time UPSC has introduced 581 vacancies. The candidates who are participating in the recruitment process can check the vacancy distribution and reservation over here.

34 vacancies for the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWD) (23 vacancies for Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack victims and Muscular Dystrophy & 11.

IES 2019 Application Form

After ensuring the eligibility for IES 2019 Exam, the candidate can apply for the same. UPSC has released the application forms for IES 2019 at the official website. The application forms are available in online mode only. There is no another mode for submitting the application form. In order to complete the application process, the candidates need to submit the application fee. The application fee of UPSC IES 2019 is as follows

  • Unreserved candidates, the application fee is Rs.200/-
  • For Reserved candidates (SC/ST/PWD) and Female candidates, there will be no application fee.

The mode of submitting application fee is online. Candidates can use a Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking Details for submitting the application fee.

IES 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants of IES 2019 must ensure the eligibility criteria specified by UPSC. Before applying for the same, one must fulfill all the eligibilities mentioned below.

  • Candidate must be the citizen of India.
  • Minimum age limit of the candidate must be 21 years and maximum 30 years (35 years in case of government servant) as on August 01, 2019.
  • Candidate must have obtained his/her Degree/Diploma in Engineering from any recognized university.
  • Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Engineering Services Examination.
  • The medical examination will be conducted at various Railway Hospitals under the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) to check if the candidate is fit or not.

IES 2019 Exam Pattern

There will be three stages to clear the IES 2019 Exam that is, Preliminary round, Mains round and Personality Test or Interview.

  • The preliminary exam is an objective paper consists of 2 Papers.
  • The Mains exam is a conventional paper, which also consists of 2 Papers.
  • There will be negative marking of 1/3rd or 0.33 of the marks for every incorrect answer to the questions.
  • If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of them is correct.
  • No marks will be deducted or awarded for unanswered questions.
  • Those who qualify the Prelims will proceed to the Mains exam and after qualifying the Mains exam they will proceed to the Personality test.

The IES 2019 Exam Pattern is explained in the table listed below:

Test Type Paper Duration Subject Marks
Preliminary Examination Objective  Paper I 2 hours General Studies & Engineering Aptitude 200
Paper II 3 hours Engineering Discipline 300
Mains Examination Conventional Paper I 3 hours Engineering Discipline 300
Paper II 3 hours Engineering Discipline 300
Personality Test 200

IES 2019 Syllabus

Aspirants must be aware of the syllabus set by the commision for IES/ES, to score well at the examination. Here, the table below comprises of the topic wise syllabus that is to be covered from examination point of view.

Subject Topics
General Studies
  • Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance, and services
  • Basics of Energy and Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution, and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment
  • Project Management Basics
  • The basics of Material Science and Engineering
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, e-governance, and technology-based education.
  • Ethics and values in the Engineering profession
  • Current issues of national and international importance relating to social, economic and industrial development.
  • Engineering Aptitude covering Logical Reasoning and Analytical AbilityEngineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
  • General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety
Paper I
Civil Engineering
  • Building Materials
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Design of Steel Structure
  • Structural Analysis
  • Construction Practice & Management
  • Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures
Electronics and Telecommunication
  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Basic Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics Measurements & Instruments
  • Material Science
  • Analog and Digital Circuits
  • Network Theory
Mechanical Engineering
  • Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Turbomachinery
  • IC Engines, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Renewable Sources of Energy
Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Materials
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronics Measurements
  • Electric Circuits and Fields
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Basic Electronics Engineering
Paper II
Civil Engineering
  • Hydrology and Water Resource Engineering
  • The flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines, Hydro Power
  • Geotechnical Engineering & Foundation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Surveying & Geology
Electronics and Telecommunication
  • Control Systems
  • Analog and Digital Communication System
  • Electromagnetics
  • Computer Architecture and Organisation
  • Advanced Communication Topics
  • Advanced Electronics Topics
Mechanical Engineering
  • Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Turbomachinery
  • IC Engines, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Renewable Sources of Energy
Electrical Engineering
  • Systems and Signal Processing
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Electrical Machines
  • Control System
  • Power Electronics and Devices
  • Power System

IES 2019 Answer Key

Answer Key is a helpful source for the students who have taken the IES 2019 Exam. With the help of Answer Key, a candidate can predict his/her performance. Candidates can estimate the idea of achieving scores. UPSC will be going to release the official Answer Key for IES 2019, after successfully conducting the exam. Candidates can view and download the answer key from the official website that is www.upsc.gov.in. Answer Key will just tell you the probability of clearing the exam.

IES 2019 Result

The result will be declared according to the three rounds of the IES 2019 Exam. Firstly, the result of the preliminary round will be announced. Candidates who will qualify the preliminary round will be eligible for the Mains Exam. Candidates who will clear the Mains round will be called for the Personality test or Interview. After clearing all the three stages of IES 2019 Exam, a final result will be declared by UPSC online on the official website. Recruitment for IES 2019 will then take place on the basis of that final result for the various posts.

For more information on IES 2019 download the information advertisement.

Official Website: www.upsc.gov.in

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  1. hi sanju!
    Any Engg.Graduate ( Passout / Final year Appearing ) is eligible to appear for IES examination.

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