IES 2019 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the Admit Card for IES Main Exam 2019 for the qualified candidates of the prelims. Candidates can download the Mains Admit Card from the official website and take the print out. The selection of the 581 candidates is done on the basis of prelims, main and personality test. Total 4051 candidates have been selected for the main examination to be held from June 30, 2019. The recruitment is based on the results of this examination will be made to various posts such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. From this page, candidates will get full information regarding IES 2019.

Latest: IES 2019 Admit Card for Mains exam has been released. Click Here to download the same.

IES 2019

The main examination dates have been released. Soon the qualifiers have to fill the Detailed Application Form. The UPSC will release the DAF on It is mandatory to fill the DAF to appear in the main exam.

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 28 Feb 2019
Availability of admit card for the Mains exam 07 Jun 2019
Date of the Mains exam 30 Jun 2019
Personality test or Interview July 2019

IES 2019 Admit Card

UPSC has issued the admit card for the main examination to all the qualifiers of the preliminary examination. The candidates who have qualified the examination and have filled the DAF are issued the admit card of the main examination. The candidates can download the admit card by entering the roll number/registration id and date of birth of the candidates.

In case, photograph is not visible or available on the Admit Card, candidates are advised to carry two (2) identical photographs (one photograph for each session) along with proof of Identity such as Aadhaar Card, Identity Card or Voter Identity Card or Passport or Driving License along with the printout of e-Admit Card at the Venue of the Examination for appearing at the Examination.

In case of any discrepancy in the e-Admit Card, the same may be communicated to the Commission immediately at e-mail ID [email protected] latest by June 20, 2019 to enable the Commission to take a decision in the matter.

IES 2019 Application Form

Soon the UPSC will release the DAF for the main examination at The qualifiers of the prelims have to fill the form. The candidates have to fill it very carefully. On the basis of the DAFtheire interview will be taken. The DAF have to be filled in the stipulated time frame. In the time of filling the DAF, candidates have to produce all relevant documents.

IES 2019 Application Form Withdrawing

The online window to withdraw the application window was activated. The candidates who have filled the application form and don’t want to participate in the exam were able to withdraw their applications, The link to withdraw the application was provided on the page. The candidates needed 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 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 commission 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 the 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 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.

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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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