UPSC IES 2017: Union Public Service Commission has extended the last date to submit Engineering Services Examination’s online applications to November 3 (6 pm).
The Commission will conduct the preliminary examination on January 8, 2017 to fill approximately 440 engineering positions in various departments of the central government.
Paper 1: There will be 200 marks questions on general studies and engineering aptitude. The paper duration is two hours.
Paper 2: It will be three hour long and 300 marks questions on civil engineering/ mechanical engineering/ electrical engineering/ electronics and telecommunication engineering will be asked.
There will be negative marking for wrong answers by a candidate in the objective type question papers.
After the preliminary and main examination, there will be a personality test. Keep all your documents attested to avoid last minute rush.
Exam fee: Candidates (excepting female/SC/ST/ PH who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs 200.
Steps to check the UPSC ESE 2017 notification
Visit the official website – upsc.gov.in
Under the ‘what’s new section’, select the link Engineering Services Examination notification link
Read the notification carefully
Take a print out of the form
Fill the required details