Home » UPSC Exams » Engineering Services Exam » Scheme Of Engineering Services Exam

Scheme Of Engineering Services Exam


As per the notification announced by the UPSC Commission, the change in Scheme of Exam for Engineering Services Exam is that the exam will be conducted in two parts :

  • Written Exam
  • Personality Test

The Written Exam will consist of Two Kinds of Papers, viz; Section - I will consist of Objective Papers and Section - II will consist of Conventional Papers.

Engineering Service Exam Pattern - 2017

Stage-I(Preliminary/Stage-I) Examination:

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
 Category-I Civil Engineering
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2hrs 200
Paper-II (Civil Engineering) 3hrs 300
 Total 500
 Category-II Mechanical Engineering
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2hrs 200
Paper-II (Mechanical Engineering) 3hrs 300
 Total 500
 Category-III Electrical Engineering
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2hrs 200
Paper-II (Electrical Engineering) 3hrs 300
 Total 500
 Category-IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude) 2hrs 200
Paper-II (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) 3hrs 300
 Total 500

Stage-II(Mains/Stage-II) Examination:

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
 Category-I Civil Engineering
Paper-I ( Civil Engineering) 3hrs 300
Paper-II (Civil Engineering) 3hrs 300
 Total 600
 Category-II Mechanical Engineering
Paper-I ( Mechanical Engineering ) 3hrs 300
Paper-II (Mechanical Engineering) 3hrs 300
 Total 600
 Category-III Electrical Engineering
Paper-I (Electrical Engineering) 3hrs 300
Paper-II (Electrical Engineering) 3hrs 300
 Total 600
 Category-IV Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Paper-I (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering ) 3hrs 300
Paper-II (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) 3hrs 300
 Total 600

These two kinds of pattern will be carried out for the relevant engineering departments,

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering.

For detailed marking scheme of Engineering Services Exam, Click Here

Personality Test carries 200 marks, the candidates are selected for the personality test on the basis of Written Examination.


Selection Process of Engineering Services Examination