UPSC ESE Notification 2022: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the UPSC ESE 2022 notification for recruitment to the Group A and Group B Posts. As of now, the total number of vacancies stands at 247, which the commission can increase or decrease in the future. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the posts on or before 12 October, 2021. Below are some of the important points that the candidates must know, or are eager to know, about the examination.
ESE 2022 important dates
|Date of ESE 2022 notification||22nd September 2021|
|Last date to fill the ESE 2022 application form|| 12th October, 2021
|Date of UPSC ESE Prelims 2022||20 February 2022|
|Date of UPSC ESE Prelims Result 2022||Will be declared soon|
|Date of UPSC ESE Mains 2022||Will be declared soon|
ESE 2022 Vacancies
UPSC has released the notification for 247 seats under Civil Engineering Cadre, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.
Central Engineering Service
Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group‐A (Civil Engineering Posts)
Survey of India Group ‘A’ Service
AEE Civil in Border Road Engineering Service
AEE (QS&C) in MES Surveyor Cadre
Indian Defence Service of Engineers
Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service
AEE in GSI Engineering Service Gr ‘A’.
Indian Defence Service of Engineers.
Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
Indian Naval Material Management Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service.
Indian Skill Development Service.
Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Mechanical).
Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engg.)
Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
AEE (Electrical and Mechanical) in Border Roads Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service
Indian Defence Service of Engineers
Central Power Engineering Service Gr ‘A’
Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Electrical)
Indian Naval Armament Service
Indian Naval Material Management Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)
Indian Skill Development Service
Electronics and Communication Engineering:
Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’
Indian Telecommunication Service Gr ‘A’
Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts).
Indian Naval Material Management Service (Electronics and Telecom Engineering Posts)
Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service/SSO‐II (Electronics & Tele)
Junior Telecom Officer Gr ‘B’
Central Power Engineering Gr ‘A’ (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Posts)
For admission to the examination, a candidate must have –
(a) obtained a degree in Engineering from a recognised University 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 recognised foreign University/College/, 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
UPSC ESE Age Limit:
21 to 30 years
There will be three phases for the final recruitment of the candidates.
|Preliminary Exam||500 Marks|
|Mains Exam||600 Marks|
The candidates who qualify all the three phases will finally be called for the medical examination.
UPSC ESE Prelims Exam Pattern 2022
The ESE Prelims exam comprises of objective type questions that are divided into 2 papers.
|Paper 1||General Studies and Engineering Aptitude||200 marks||2 hours|
|Paper 2||Civil/ Mechanical/Electrical/ Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering||300 Marks||3 hours|
NOTE: Prelims carry negative marking of One-third (1/3rd) of the marks for every wrong answer
Exam Pattern 2022
UPSC ESE Mains exam comprises 2 Papers where both Paper will have questions on Civil/ Mechanical/Electrical/ Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, and each will carry 300 Marks.
Total time allotted is 3 hours for each paper.
NOTE: The answers must be written in English language only. The question papers will be set in English language only.
UPSC ESE Personality Test
Those who will qualify in the prelims and mains exam will be called for 3rd phase, which is the personality test or the interview.
The cumulative marks obtained by a candidate would determine their final ranking in the examination.
How to Apply
Candidates can apply Online for UPSC ESE 2022 on official website www.upsconline.nic.in or by clicking the link below.
Genera/OBC – Rs. 200
Female/SC/ST/PwD – No Fee