IES Exam 2014 Eligibility & Qualifying Criteria Details
The Indian Engineering Services (IES) is the qualifying entrance exam for the recruitment and selection eligible engineering graduates in different disciplines under different public sector and central government recognized departments of services. This includes the following: Public Works Department, Railways, Power, Telecommunications and other allied Industries of the Indian Economy. The exam is organized every year by the Union Public Services Commission in the months of June/ July respectively. The exam for the present session is scheduled to be held on 22nd June 2014 for all the eligible applicants.
Name of Exam: Indian Engineering Services
Conducting Authority: Union Public Services Commission
Following services are included in the IES Exam 2014:
1) Group A Services/ Post for Civil Engineering
Indian Railway Services of Engineers; Survey of India services; Military Engineer Services (Building and Roads Cadre); Assistant Executive Engineer; Central Engineering Services; Central Water Engineering and Indian Railway Stores Services
2) Group A & B Services/ Posts for Mechanical Engineering:
Central Water Engineering Services; Indian Naval Armament Services; Indian Ordnance Factory Services; Indian Railway Services for Mechanical Engineers; Assistant Executive Engineer (in Ministry of Defence); Indian Railway Stores Services; Assistant Naval Store Officer in Grade I; Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Services; Assistant Executive Engineer (Border Roads Engineering Services) and Mechanical Engineer in Geological Survey of India.
3) Group A & B Services/ Post for Electrical Engineering:
Military Engineer Services; Indian Railway Services of Electrical Engineers; Indian Naval Armament Services; Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Services; Indian Railway Stores Service; Assistant Executive Engineer (Ministry of Defence); Assistant Naval Store (Indian Navy)
4) Group A & B Services/ Posts for Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering:
Indian Railway Services of Signal Engineers; Assistant Naval Stores Officer (Indian Navy); Indian Naval Armament Service; Indian Railway Stores Service; Indian Ordnance Factories Service; Assistant Executive Engineer (Ministry of Defence); Engineers in Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing/ Monitoring Organization.
Eligibility for Exam:
The applicants should be having a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the concerned discipline and their minimum age for appearing in the exam will be 21 and maximum ages not more than 30 years for this purpose.
There shall be two rounds of examination for the final selection of the candidates. This shall comprise of the written exam and interview respectively.
The candidates can apply online from the official website of UPSC at upsconline.nic.in. The candidates must pay Rs200 as the registration fee through online modes – Credit/ Debit card and E-Challans through any nearest branches of State Bank of India. The candidates belonging to the SC/ST/PH/Women categories are fully exempted from the registration fee.
Date of Opening Applications: 22nd March 2014
Date of Exam: 22nd June 2014
Date of Closing Applications: 14th April 2014
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