UPSC Engineering Services Examination(ESE) Selection Process
UPSC ESE Selection Process Details: The candidates applying for the Engineering Services Examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. The selection process for the Engineering Services Examination are given below….
UPSC ESE Selection Process:
Selection process will be done in three stages
(i) Preliminary Test
(ii) Mains Test
(iii) Personality Test
I. Written Examination: The Engineering Services (Preliminary/ Stage-I) Examination will consist of two objective type (multiple choices) questions papers and carrying a maximum of 500 marks (Paper 1 – 200 Marks & Paper II – 300 Marks). Only those candidates who are declared by the Commission to have qualified in the Preliminary/ Stage-I Examination in the year will be eligible for admission to the Mains/ Stage-II Examination of that year provided they are otherwise eligible for admission to the Mains/ Stage-II Examination. The Marks obtained in Preliminary/ Stage-I Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Mains/Stage-II Examination will be counted for determining their final order of merit. The number of candidates to be admitted to the Mains/ Stage-II Examination will be about six to seven time the total approximate number of vacancies to be filled in the year through this examination. The Engineering Services (Main/stage-II) Examination will consist two conventional type papers in Engineering Discipline specific with duration of three hours and maximum marks of 600 (300 Marks in each paper).
II. Personality Test: Stage-III Personality test carrying a maximum of 200 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the basis of the written examination