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UPSC ESE/IES 2022 Overview

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UPSC Engineering Services (Preliminary) Exam 2022 on 20th February 2022. Check Admit Card, Vacancy, Eligibility, Age Limitation, Educational Qualification & How to Apply.

UPSC ESE 2022: The Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the UPSC Engineering Services Exam (ESE) 2022 on 20th February 2022. Candidates appearing for the Engineering Services (Preliminary) Exam 2022 can download the UPSC ESE Prelims Admit Card 2022 from 31st January 2022 to 20th February 2022. The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 247 including 8 vacancies for the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD). The selection process will consist of three stages: Stage-I (Preliminary Exam), Stage-II (Main Exam), and Stage-III (Personality Test). In this article, we have shared the UPSC Engineering Services Exam (ESE) 2022 Exam Date, Admit Card, Vacancy, Eligibility, Age Limitation, Educational Qualification & How to Apply.

UPSC Engineering Services Exam (ESE) 2022 Important Dates

Event

Date

Release of UPSC ESE Notification 2021

22nd September 2021

Start of ESE Online Application

22nd September 2021

Last date of Online Application

12th October 2021

Release of UPSC ESE 2022 Admit Card

31st January 2022

UPSC ESE 2022 Prelims Exam Date

20th February 2022

UPSC ESE 2022 Main Exam Date

26th June 2022

UPSC Engineering Services Exam (ESE) 2022 Vacancies

The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 247 including 8 vacancies for the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) which includes (06 vacancies for Locomotor Disability including Leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack victims and Muscular Dystrophy & 02 vacancies for Hard of Hearing).

Recruitment on the basis of the results of UPSC ESE 2022 will fill up vacancies in the following categories.

CATEGORY I—CIVIL ENGINEERING

Group-A Services/Posts

Central Engineering Service

Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group?A (Civil Engineering Posts).

Survey of India Group ‘A’ Service.

*AEE(Civil) in Border Road Engineering Service.

Indian Defence Service of Engineers.

AEE(QS&C) in MES Surveyor Cadre.

Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service.

Indian Skill Development Service

CATEGORY II—MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Group-A/B Services/Posts

AEE in GSI Engineering Service Gr ‘A’.

Indian Defence Service of Engineers.

Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).

Indian Naval Material Management Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)

Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service.

Indian Skill Development Service.

Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Services/SSO?II (Mechanical).

Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engg.)

Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts).

*AEE (Electrical and Mechanical) in Border Roads Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)

CATEGORY III—ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Group-A/B Services/Posts

Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).

Indian Defence Service of Engineers.

Indian Naval Material Management Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)

Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engineering Posts).

Indian Naval Armament Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)

Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO?II (Electrical).

Indian Skill Development Service

CATEGORY IV—ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

Group-A/B Services/Posts

Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’.

Indian Telecommunication Service Gr ‘A’.

Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).

Indian Naval Material Management Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts)

Junior Telecom Officer Gr ‘B’.

Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO?II (Electronics & Tele).

Central Power Engineering Gr ‘A’ (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Posts).

Indian Skill Development Service

UPSC Engineering Services Exam (ESE) 2022 Eligibility

All candidates (male/female/transgender) applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination.

Nationality

A candidate must be either:

(a) a citizen of India, or

(b) a subject of Nepal, or

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from   Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently setting in India.

A candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d), and (e) should provide a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Age Limit

(a) A candidate for this examination must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st January 2022 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January 1992 and not later than 1st January 2001.

(b) The upper age limit of 30 years will be relaxable upto 35 years in the case of Government servants of the following categories if they are employed in a Department/ Office under the control of any of the authorities mentioned in column 1 below and apply for admission to the examination for all or any of the Service(s)/Post(s) mentioned in column 2, for which they are otherwise eligible.

Column 1

Column 2

Central Public Works Department

 C.E.S. Group ‘A’, CE&MES Gr ‘A’

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Central Engineering Service (Roads) Gr. ‘A’

Ministry of Communication, Dept. of Telecommunication

Indian Radio Regulatory Service Group ‘A’ Indian Telecommunication Service Group ‘A’, J.T.O. (G.C.S. Gr. ‘B’)

Ministry of Defence, Dept. of Defence Production, Directorate General of Aeronautical Quality Assurance

Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service (DAQAS) Gr ‘A’

Ministry of Science and Technology, Dept. of Science and Technology

Survey of India Gr ‘A’ Service

Geological Survey of India

Assistant Executive Engineer Gr ‘A’

Border Roads Organisation

BRES Gr. ‘A’

Indian Navy

Indian Naval Armament Service, Indian Naval Material Management Service

Military Engineer Services

Indian Defence Service of Engineers (lDSE) Group ‘A’ AEE(QS&C) in Military Engineer Service (MES) Surveyor Cadre

Min of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Central Water Commission

Central Water Engineering Group?A Service.

Central Electricity Authority

CPES Gr ‘A’ & CPES Gr ‘B’.

Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

Indian Skill Development Service

Upper Age Limit Relaxation

Category

Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)

5 Years

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 Years

Person with Benchmark Disability (Low vision, deaf and Hard of Hearing, Locomotor Disability including Leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack victims and Muscular Dystrophy)

10 Years

Defence Services personnel (disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area)

3 years

Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs) / Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs), who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st January, 2022 and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due) to be completed within one year from 1st January, 2022 otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service, or (iii) on invalidment.

5 years

ECOs/ SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 1st January 2022 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment, and they will be released on three months’ notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.

5 Years

Educational Qualifications

In order to apply for the UPSC ESE, candidates must fulfill any of the following educational qualifications:

(a) Degree in Engineering from a Recognised University

OR

(b) Passed Sections A and B of Examinations of Institution of Engineers (India)

OR

(c) Degree/Diploma in Engineering from foreign University/College/Institution

OR 

(d) Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India)

OR

(e) Associate Membership Examination Parts II and III/ Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India

OR

(f) Graduate Membership Exam of the Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers, London held after November 1959

NOTE: 

A candidate for the post of Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts) and Indian Radio Regulatory Service Group ‘A’ may possess any of the above qualifications or the qualification mentioned below namely:

For Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engg. Posts) ? M.Sc. degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject.

For Indian Radio Regulatory Service Group ‘A’ - M.Sc. degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a subject or Master’s Degree in Science with Physics and Radio Communication or Electronics or Telecommunication as a special subject.

The eligibility criteria provided above is based on the UPSC ESE Notification 2022.

UPSC Engineering Services Exam (ESE) 2022 How to Apply

Candidates are required to apply Online using the link below or on the official website of UPSC.

The applicants are advised to submit only a single application; however, if due to any unavoidable situation, if he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/ she must ensure that application with the higher RID is complete in all respects like applicants' details, examination centre, photograph, signature, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the applications with higher RID (Registration ID) shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.

All candidates, whether already in Government Service, or in Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in private employment, should apply online direct to the Commission.

NOTE 1: WHILE FILLING IN HIS/HER APPLICATION FORM, THE CANDIDATE SHOULD CAREFULLY DECIDE ABOUT HIS/HER CHOICE FOR THE CENTRE AND ENGINEERING DISCIPLINE FOR THE EXAMINATION.

IF ANY CANDIDATE APPEARS AT A CENTRE/ENGINEERING DISCIPLINE OTHER THAN THE ONE INDICATED BY THE COMMISSION IN HIS/HER E? ADMISSION CERTIFICATE PAPERS OF SUCH A CANDIDATE WILL NOT BE VALUED AND HIS/HER CANDIDATURE WILL BE LIABLE TO CANCELLATION.

NOTE 2: SUITABLE PROVISIONS FOR INFORMATION REGARDING USE OF SCRIBES BY THE LOW VISION CANDIDATES AND CANDIDATE WITH LOCOMOTOR DISABILITY WHERE DOMINANT (WRITING) EXTREMITY IS AFFECTED TO THE EXTENT OF SLOWING THE PERFORMANCE OF FUNCTION (MINIMUM OF 40% IMPAIRMENT) HAVE BEEN MADE IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION.

NOTE 3: INCOMPLETE OR DEFECTIVE APPLICATIONS SHALL BE SUMMARILY REJECTED. NO REPRESENTATION OR CORRESPONDENCE REGARDING SUCH REJECTION SHALL BE ENTERTAINED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

CANDIDATES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A HARD COPY/PRINTOUT OF THEIR APPLICATION TO THE COMMISSION AT THIS STAGE.

Application Fee

Candidates (except Female/SC/ST/PwBD who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/? (Rupees T w o hundred only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using any Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card.

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