(Notification) UPSC Engineering Services Examination, 2020



(Notification) UPSC Engineering Services Examination, 2020



No.F.  2/1/2019‐E.I(B):  Preliminary/Stage‐I  Examination  of  the  Engineering  Services  Examination  for  recruitment  to  the services/  posts mentioned in  para  2  below  will  be  held  by  the Union  Public  Service  Commission on 5th January, 2020 in accordance with the Rules published by Ministry of Railways in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 25th September, 2019. 

  • Category I-Civil Engineering.
  • Category II-Mechanical Engineering.
  • Category III-Electrical Engineering.
  • Category IV-Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

Category I-Civil Engineering

Group-A Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of Engineers.  
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Civil Engineering Posts).  
(iii) Central Engineering Service 
(iv) Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group‐A (Civil Engineering Posts).  
(v) Survey of India Group ‘A’ Service. 
(vi) AEE(Civil) in Border Road Engineering Service. 
(vii) Indian Defence Service of Engineers. 
(viii) AEE(QS&C) in MES Surveyor Cadre.  
(ix) Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service.   
(x) Indian Skill Development Service. 

CATEGORY II—MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Group-A Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers. 
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).  
(iii) AEE in GSI Engineering Service Gr ‘A’. 
(iv) Indian Defence Service of Engineers. 
(v) Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).  
(vi) Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade‐I (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy. 
(vii) AEE(Elec & Mech) in Border Roads Engineering Service(Mechanical Engineering Posts). 
(viii) Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service. 
(ix) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts). 
(x) Indian Skill Development Service. 
(xi) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts). 

CATEGORY III—ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Group-A Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers.  
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).  
(iii) Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).   
(iv) Indian Defence Service of Engineers. 
(v) Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade‐I (Electrical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy. 
(vi) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engineering Posts). 
(vii) Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Electrical). 
(viii) Indian Skill Development Service. 
(ix) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering Posts). 

CATEGORY IV—ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

Group-A/B Services/Posts
(i) Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers.  
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/Electronics Engineering Posts).  
(iii) Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’. 
(iv) Indian Telecommunication Service Gr ‘A’. 
(v) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).  
(vi) Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade‐I(Electronics and Telecom Engg. Posts) in Indian Navy. 
(vii) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts).  
(viii) Indian Skill Development Service.  
(ix) Junior Telecom Officer Gr ‘B’. 
(x) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts). 

Educational Qualification:

For admission to the examination, a candidate must have – 

(a)  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 Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission  Act,  1956; or 
(b)  passed Sections A and B of  the Institution Examinations of the Institution  of  Engineers  (India); or 
(c)  obtained a degree/diploma   in Engineering from such foreign University/College/Institution and under such conditions  as may be recognised by the Government for the purpose from time to time, or 
(d)  passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India);  or 
(e)  passed Associate Membership Examination  Parts II and III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India; or 
(f)   passed Graduate   Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers, London held after  November, 1959

Plan of Examination:

1. The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan :—
(i)  Stage‐I: Engineering Services (Preliminary/Stage‐I) Examination (Objective Type Papers) for the selection of candidates  for the Stage‐II: Engineering Services (Main/Stage‐II) Examination;
(ii) Stage‐II: Engineering Services (Main/Stage‐II) Examination (Conventional Type Papers) and 
(iii) Stage‐III : Personality Test 

Age Limits:

(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, 2020 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd  January, 1990 and not later than 1st January, 1999. 
(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.  

Medical Examination :

Candidates finally recommended by the Commission on the basis of Engineering Services Examination, 2019 shall be required  to undergo medical examination. 
(a)  Every candidate, on being  finally  recommended by Commission will be  required  to undergo medical examination as and  when so decided by the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) irrespective of the fact that he/she has appeared for such medical examination in the past and found fit/unfit on the basis of earlier examination.  
(b) The medical examination will be conducted at various Railway Hospitals under Ministry of Railways (Railway Board). Other  additional instructions for candidates are listed at Annexure‐II. The findings of the Railways Medical Board will be taken as final  and binding for all allotment purposes.

Physical standards :

Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Engineering Services Examination, 2020 as per guidelines given in Appendix‐II of the Rules for the Engineering Services Examination, 2020 published  in  the  Gazette  of  India Extraordinary dated 25.09.2019. 

Application Fee:

Candidates (excepting 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. 

HOW TO APPLY:

(a)  Candidates  are  required  to  apply Online using the official website or given below link .  Detailed  instructions  for filling  up online  applications  are  available on the above mentioned website.  
(b) The  applicants  are  advised  to  submit  only  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. 
(c) 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.  Persons, already in Government service whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work‐charged employees other  than causal or daily rated employees or those serving under public enterprises are, however, required to inform their Head of  Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination. Candidates should note that in case communication is received  from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the Examination,  their application will be liable to be rejected/ candidature will be liable to be cancelled.   

Important Dates:

LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION  OF APPLICATIONS : 15.10.2019

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