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UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria: Union Public Service Commission’s (UPSC) Engineering Service Examination eligibility details are given below….

UPSC ESE Eligibility:
I. Nationality: A Candidate must be either
i. a citizen of India, or
ii. a subject of Nepal, or
iii. a subject of Bhutan, or
iv.a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 01 January , 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(v). a Person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakisthan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countires of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawim Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently setting in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

II. Age Limit: A Candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st January,2013. i.,e he/she must have been born not earlier than 02-01-21983 and not later than 02-01-1992.
Upper Age Limit Relaxation:
i. The upper age limit of 30 years will be relaxable up to 35 years in the case of Government Servants.
ii. up to maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
ii. 3 years in case of candidates belonging to OBC.
iii. 5 years if candidates had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the perod from the 01-01-1980-31-12-1989.
iv. Up to maximum of three years in case of Defence Service Personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequences therof.
v. Up to 5 years in case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCO who have rendeted at least five years Military Service.
vi. Up to maximum of 10 years in the case of deaf-mute and Orthopaedically handicapped persons.

(III). Minimum Educational Qualification: Candidates must have obtained a Degree in Engineering from a university incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as University Grants Commission Act, 1956. or

(i). Passed section A and B of the institution Examinations of the Institution of Engineers (India), or

(ii). Obtained a degree/ diploma in Engineering from such foreign university/ college/ institution and under such conditions as may be recogniezed by the government for the purpose from time to time, or

(iii). Passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institute of Electronics and Telcommunication Engineers (India).

(iv). Passed Associate Membership Examination Parts II and III/ Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India; or

(v). Passed Graduate Membership Examination of the institution of Eletronics and Radion Engineers, London held after November, 1959.

(IV). Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Engineering Services Examination.

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50 Responses to “UPSC ESE Eligibility Details”

  • karthi says:

    I am completed diplomatic automobile engineering can I apply for this?

  • Praveen Sharma says:

    I had completed my 3 years Polytechnic in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering am i Eligible for UPSC- Engineering Service Exam 2015?

  • sachin says:

    Sir! I’m studying final semester civil engineering cn I apply for ESE?

  • MOIZ says:

    I am studying 4-2 final year. My date of birth is 14-01-1994. can i apply for this IES?

  • Bhola kumar says:

    sir,I completed Diploma in civil engineering in 2014.can i apply for this post?

  • jayakumar says:

    Now i’m studing final year civil last semester. Am i eligable?

  • sudheer says:

    I completed B.Tech in electrical and electronics engineer in 2014. my date of birth is 08/06/1993, am I eligible for this ESE job?

    • Likitha says:

      As per the notification candidates should have obtained a Degree in Engineering from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India and aged between 21 to 30 years as on 01-01-2015 in order to apply for Engineering Services Examination 2015 in UPSC.

  • K.anil Kumar says:

    Sir , I am studying 4-2 final year. Can i apply for this( IES )?

    • Pallavi says:

      @K.anil Kumar
      As per the notification of UPSC candidates who has sufficient qualification but has not been informed of the result can apply for the post of Indian Economic Service.

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