UPSC ESE Recruitment 2024 – Notification, Exam Dates, Application, Pattern, Study Material, Online Coaching

UPSC ESE 2024 Recruitment - Engineers Academy

The Engineering Services Examination (ESE) is conducted annually for the selection of Group A and Group B officers for engineering services that meet the technical and managerial functions in various fields of Engineering of the Government of India.

UPSC Engineering Services Examinations (ESE) tests the overall comprehensive knowledge of the student in their domain along with general engineering concepts in real life with little focus on current affairs in the engineering world.

UPSC ESE Recruitment 2024: Notification PDF

Recently UPSC has released a notification for the recruitment of approximately 167 Engineers for various Group A and Group B posts in the Central Department through Engineering Service Examinations (ESE).

Download UPSC ESE Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF

UPSC ESE Recruitment 2024: Job Profile

IES officers carry high respect and status and are mandated to manage and execute activities in diverse technical and managerial fields. They administer a broad segment of the public sector economy, which consists of Power, Indian Railways, Defense Service of Engineers, Central Water Engineering, Central Engineering Service, Telecommunications, etc.

UPSC ESE Recruitment 2024: Important Dates

Application forms can be filled between 6 September 2023 and 26 September 2023 till 6 pm.

UPSC ESE Recruitment 2024: Total Vacancies

The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is expected to be approximately 167 including 5 vacancies for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (4 vacancies for Locomotor Disability including Leprosy, Dwarfism, Acid Attack victims and Muscular Dystrophy, and 1 vacancy for Multiple Disability).

UPSC ESE Recruitment 2024: Departments


Group-A Services/Posts

(i) Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group-A (Civil Engineering Posts)
(ii) AEE (Civil) in Border Roads Engineering Service
(iii) Indian Defence Service of Engineers
(iv) AEE (QS&C) in MES Surveyor Cadre
(v) Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service
(vi) Indian Skill Development Service.


Group-A/B Services/Posts

(i) AEE in GSI Engineering Service Gr ‘A’
(ii) Indian Defence Service of Engineers
(iii) Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
(iv) Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service
(v) Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO-II (Mechanical)


Group-A/B Services/Posts

(i) Indian Defense Service of Engineers
(ii) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engineering Posts)
(iii) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)
(iv) Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO-II (Electrical)
(v) Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘B’ (Electrical Engineering Posts)


Group-A/B Services/Posts

(i) Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’
(ii) Indian Telecommunication Service Gr ‘A’
(iii) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts)
(iv) Indian Naval Material Management Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts)
(v) Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO-II (Electronics & Tele).
(vi) Junior Telecom Officer Gr ‘B’.
The eligibility of transgender for AEE (Civil) and AEE {(Electrical and Mechanical) (Mechanical Engg Posts)} in Border Road Engineering Service shall be as per the decision taken by the Government in due course.

UPSC ESE Recruitment 2024: Eligibility Criteria

Eligible students must have a degree in Engineering from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India.

The upper age limit for candidates is 30 Years as of 1 January 2024. However, there are age relaxations for certain categories of students according to government norms.

UPSC ESE Recruitment 2024: Selection Process

The Selection process will be on the basis of a Preliminary Examination followed by a main examination and a Personal Interview.

The candidates who qualify Preliminary Examination will only be called for the Mains Examination and the students who qualify for the Mains examination will be called for the Interview stage.

The final merit list will contain the marks from Prelims, Mains, and Interviews.

UPSC ESE Recruitment 2024: Exam Pattern

The Exam pattern of Preliminary Exam (MCQ Based) will be as follows:


The Exam pattern of the Mains Exam will be as follows:

Stage –III consists of a Personality Test cum Personal Interview consisting of 200 Marks.

UPSC ESE 2024 Recruitment:  Application Fees

How to Apply for UPSC ESE 2024 Recruitment?

Candidates may apply online through the official website of UPSC:

Candidates are advised to log in to the website and follow the instructions carefully given therein step by step for completing and submitting of application form.

UPSC ESE 2024 Recruitment: Study Material

For those students who are preparing for the objective and main examination of UPSC ESE, the first barrier to their preparation is to choose which book to study from. Students often get confused as to where to read from and where to practice from. To solve this problem, Engineers Academy Publications has launched books completely dedicated to engineering Students of India. From practice books containing thousands of MCQs from various similar level exams of India to conventional questions and mock tests to evaluate the student’s performance and identify the weak areas, Engineers Academy surely offers a wide range of books and test series to help students crack UPSC ESE in their first attempt.

EA Publications has launched books that help students understand the theory as well as the basic concepts very clearly. Also, there are numerous questions given in the book to practice from which helps students increase their confidence in solving questions. The books also contain previous year’s questions from various other Exams which makes an aspirant very strong in concept as well as confident in upcoming exams.
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Online Coaching Classes for UPSC ESE 2024 Recruitment

To clear the exam in the first attempt, students often need some sort of guidance and help which can only be available with a coaching institute. Among all the institutes, the best one that keeps helping students with their quality education at very low prices is Engineers Academy.

With its presence in more than 13 cities all over India and its history of producing a very high number of successful candidates in government job examinations, Engineers Academy has proven to be the pioneer in the field of education. With its clear mind of giving the highest quality education at affordable prices, Engineers Academy is on a path to revolutionize the education System.

With Offline as well as Online presence (in the name of Nimbus Learning), the highly experienced pool of faculties has taught a number of engineering students to get selected in various PSU examinations.

So, if any student is looking to prepare for the UPSC ESE Exam, then with a helping hand and enormous guidance from Engineers Academy, students can get their concept cleared in an effective manner along with motivation from the faculties to achieve their goal is priceless.