UPSC to conduct Engineering Services Exam 2013 from 28 June 2013

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the combined competitive Engineering Services Examination from 28 June, 2013 for recruitment of engineers to various categories of the Indian Engineering Services.

763 vacancies (including 19 vacancies for physically handicapped, PH, candidates) are expected to be filled on the basis of the 2013 exam. The number of vacancies is liable to change.

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Important dates

The important dates for the Engineering Services Exam 2013 are given below:

  • Last date to receive online applications: 6 May, 2013 (until 11:59 p.m.)
  • Entrance exam to commence from: 28 June, 2013
  • E-admit card available online: 3 weeks before the exam (around 7 June, 2013)

UPSC will inform the candidates whose applications are accepted for the exam about the time table and place of the exam.

Eligibility criteria

Interested candidates must be between 21 to 30 years of age and should have an engineering degree. For details about the age criteria, educational qualifications, nationality and physical standards of the applicants, you can visit the Engineering Services Exam 2013 Eligibility Criteria page.

Application procedure

Interested candidates have to apply online for the test. Make sure you apply before 11:59 p.m. on 6 May, 2013 as the online link to apply will be disabled after that.

Exam pattern

The Engineering Services Examination has a written part and an interview/personality test. The written examination has two sections: Section I (objective type questions) and Section II (conventional papers). There will be negative marking for wrong answers in the objective paper (Section I). The question papers are set only in English and the conventional paper must be answered in English. The objective paper (Section I) will be evaluated first, and those candidates that qualify will have the conventional paper (Section II) evaluated. For details about the subjects covered in the written part of the exam and for details about the personality test, visit the Engineering Services Examination 2013 Test Pattern page.

Exam syllabus

The difficulty level of the exam should be similar to any other engineering degree examination of an Indian university. For details about the syllabus of the general ability test, as well as the syllabus for Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, you can visit the Engineering Services Exam 2013 Syllabus page.

Test Centres

The UPSC will conduct the engineering services exam 2013 in the following cities:

Centre

Centre

Centre

Agartala

Gangtok

Panaji(Goa)

Ahmedabad

Hyderabad

Patna

Aizawl

Imphal

Port Blair

Aligarh

Itanagar

Raipur

Allahabad

Jaipur

Ranchi

Bangalore

Jammu

Sambalpur

Bareilly

Jorhat

Shillong

Bhopal

Kochi (Cochin)

Shimla

Chandigarh

Kohima

Srinagar

Chennai

Kolkata

Thiruvananthapuram

Cuttack

Lucknow

Tirupati

Dehradun

Madurai

Udaipur

Delhi

Mumbai

Vishakhapatnam

Dharwad

Nagpur

 

 Dispur (Guwahati)

Also note that these centres are liable to change at the discretion of the UPSC. Applicants should apply early to get the centre of their choice.

Sources:

"Engineering Services Examination, 2013," Union Public Service Commission, 2013, http://www.upsc.gov.in/

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