UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam | Know Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Vacancies & Other Details

UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam is the most sought after and prestigious examination for almost all the engineering graduates. Every year lacs of aspirants of the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam apply for the UPSC recruitment exams for the esteemed posts under the direct government ministries for engineering discipline across the nation. With the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam notification highly awaited by the candidates, the officially released online annual calendar about the IES/ESE 2018 Exam by the Commission is readily available on its official website at

UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam | Age Limit Desired & Relaxation

The eligibility criteria for the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam is set by the Commission in terms of age limit allowed and the minimum requisite educational qualifications required for the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam next year. As far as the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam age limit criteria is concerned, candidates whose age lie between 21 years to 30 years in the year of exam are eligible to apply for the IES/ESE exam in 2018 by UPSC.

Also, Age limit relaxation for UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam is allowed to certain category of candidates aspiring for the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam which includes 3 years relaxation for OBC candidates and 5 years for candidates belonging to ESM, SC/ST, hailing from J&K and government servants. A 10 year relaxation is also provided to the candidates who are physically handicapped & aspire for the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam.

UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam | Check Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who aspire to appear for the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam next year shall fulfil the requisite eligibility criteria for the exam in totality. The eligibility criteria for the ESE 2018 exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission annually serves as the pre-requisite qualification in terms of education and academics required making them eligible to take the prestigious UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Examination.

Candidates who have graduated from a recognised Indian board or University in Engineering discipline shall have to be recognised by the Government of India. Also, candidates who have completed their M.Sc in subjects like Wireess Communications like Radio Technology, Radio Physics and Electronics are also eligible to apply for the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam. Though, such candidates with non engineering but degrees in science disciplines have access to be considered only for certain posts under the UPSC IES/ESE 2018  recruitment exam.

Expected No. Of Vacancies in UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam

The most prestigious recruitment examinations in India under UPSC, IES/ESE 2018 Exam is held to select well deserved candidates for various posts under the Government departments and certain ministries. Though, this annual event of holding the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam is scheduled after declaring certain number of vacancies which is expected to be around ‘500’ for the upcoming year of 2018 via the ESE examination. Selecting for various sub division like Group A, B or C in the order of merit and preferences, the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam shall have postings at the national level anywhere within India.

Wishing all the aspirants of the UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Exam to burn their midnight oils to crack the UPSC recruitment test 2018.

Source : WifiStudy


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