IES 2020 – UPSC

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conduct a combined competitive examination for recruitment to Indian Engineering Service (IES 2020). The examination conduct in two-stage followed by interview for personality test. The recruitment of qualified candidates is made under the following cases:

(1) Civil Engineering

(2) Electrical Engineering

(3) Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

(4) Mechanical Engineering

Must Read: IES Study Material in PDF format

IES 2020 Official Website

Indian Engineering Services (IES) will be conducted by Union Public Services Commission (UPSC)

IES Official Website: Click Here

IES Notification

IES Notification will be released in the month of September 2019 by UPSC office. The notification will include all necessary information.

Must Read: IES Notification 2020

IES 2020 Important Dates

Date of Notification25/09/2019 (Wednesday)
Last Date of Receipt of Application21/10/2019 (Monday)
Date of Commencement of Exam (Preliminary)05/01/2020 (Sunday)
Duration of Exam1 Day
Date of result of Exam (Preliminary)April 2020
Date of Commencement of Exam (Main)28/06/2020 (Sunday)
Duration of Exam1 Day

Must Read: IES Important Dates 2020

IES 2020 Registration

Candidates can use the UPSC online application portal for IES registration. Here we are providing some basic information about IES registration please check below.

(1) Candidates have to apply for IES examination using online mode only.
(2) IES registration will be started from the Last week of September 2019.
(3) IES  registration will be end till the Last of October 2019.
(4) Candidates have to register as a “New User” for IES examination registration.
(5) After successful registration candidates are able to access to UPSC online application portal using their Enrollment ID and Password.
(6) While filling IES application form candidates need to upload scanned photograph, signature, degree certificate or category certificate.

Must Read: IES/ESE 2020 Application Form

IES Registration Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
Female CandidatesNo Fee
SC/ST/PWD CandidatesNo Fee
All Other CandidatesRs. 200/-

*Note: Candidate can pay application fee through Net Banking, Debit Card or Credit Card.

IES 2020 Eligibility

The required eligibility criteria for UPSC ESE/IES. Candidates need to read them carefully before applying for UPSC ESE/IES examination.

(1) Nationality
(2) Age Limits
(3) Minimum Educational Qualification
(4) Medical Examination
(5) Physical Standards

Must Read: IES Eligibility Criteria 2020

IES 2020 Paper & Paper Codes

IES exam conducted in 4 Papers. Candidate can choose any one of following subject

IES PapersPaper Code
Civil EngineeringCE
Electrical EngineeringEE
Electronics & Telecommunication EngineeringET
Mechanical EngineeringME

IES 2020 Syllabus

IES exam conducted for 4 subjects. Candidates can choose any IES Paper as per their graduation subjects. Syllabus of each stream is different. IES aspirants can download IES syllabus in PDF for CE, EE, ET, ME from link given below.

Civil EngineeringClick Here
Electrical EngineeringClick Here
Electronics & Telecommunication EngineeringClick Here
Mechanical EngineeringClick Here

IES 2020 Exam Pattern

New proposed a scheme for engineering services examination 2020 for Civil Engineering (CE), Electrical Engineering (EE), Mechanical Engineering (ME) & Electronics and Telecommunication (ET) Engineering shall comprise of three parts.


Stage-IIIPersonality Test200
Stage-I + Stage-II + Stage-IIIGrand Total1300

Preliminary/Stage-I Examination (Objective Type Papers) :


PaperName of PaperTime DurationMaximum Marks
Paper-IGeneral Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper2 Hours200
Paper-IIEngineering Discipline-specific Paper3 Hours300
Paper-I + Paper-IIGrand Total5 Hours500

Mains/Stage-II Examination (Subjective Type Papers) :


PaperName of PaperTime DurationMaximum Marks
Paper-IEngineering Discipline-specific Paper-I3 Hours300
Paper-IIEngineering Discipline-specific Paper-II3 Hours300
Paper-I + Paper-IIGrand Total6 Hours600

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24 Thoughts to “IES 2020 – UPSC”

  1. Farhat

    Electronics and communication branch students can also apply for IES

  2. Saniya

    I m final year student..can I apply for IES 2019???

    1. admin

      Yes you can apply for IES 2019

      1. Saniya

        Thankss for clearing my queries..

  3. deepak

    sir i will passout 2019 can i apply for IES?

  4. deepak sharma

    sir, i’ll passout in 2019.Can i apply for IES?

    1. admin

      yes you can apply

  5. urvashi

    ECE branch can also apply for IES

  6. sachin raj

    sir,i passed out 2018.but i have a compartment in 2 subjects which will be clear in september 2019. Can i apply for IES?

    1. admin

      yes you can apply for IES 2019.

  7. Nitheesha

    Sir,im final year from EEE department For applying the IES Exam i need to submit a application from my college Head of the,can u please send that form to my mail sir ? Thank you

  8. shri

    Sir i am final year from ECE,can i write the IES exam in 2019?

    1. admin

      As a Final year student you can apply for IES 2019. But IES 2019 application process is over. Dont worry you can apply for IES 2020 in month of September 2019. Kindly bookmarked this page for IES 2020 update.



    sir,actually my engineering time duration was 2010-2014 .but due to back papers i passed in the year 2015, JUNE so can i apply for IES -2020? is there any problem at the time of document verification? sir,please reply me.

    1. admin

      It’s totally OK. You can apply for IES 2020. IES 2020 should have age criteria of Upper limit 30 years. If you satisfy this criterion then there will no problem in document verification.

  10. Anand

    Sir i have supply to clear which will be held on december 2019 can i register for IES2020

    1. admin

      Yes! You can apply for IES 2020. But you need to clear this before IES Interview

  11. Venkatesan

    Hello Sir, can a visually impaired (VI) person apply for IES 2020 ?

  12. subashri

    sir, i passed out 2019 but i have compartment in 1 subject which will be clear in december 2019, can i apply for IES

    1. admin

      Dear subashri,

      Yes, you can apply for IES 2020

  13. SUNIL

    Sir, actally i am from ECE can i apply for IES exam 2020 in ET ?

    1. admin

      Yes, you can apply for IES 2020 before please read IES 2020 eligibility here

  14. Vijay kumar

    The dates you have provided are not correct for the commencement of pre and mains, please correct them.

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