IES Scheme of Exam

Engineering Services Exam (ESE)

Scheme/Pattern of Exam

Stage-I :Engineering Services (Preliminary/Stage-I) Examination (Objective Type Papers)
Paper-I :
{Common for all Candidates}
General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper2 hours duration
200 Marks (max.)
Paper-II :Engineering Discipline-specific Paper3 hours duration
300 Marks (max.)
Stage-I :Sub-Total500 Marks (max.)
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks for each Paper should be at the discretion of the Commission.
  • Only those candidates qualifying at this Stage to be permitted to appear for Stage-II examination
Stage-II :Engineering Services (Mains/Stage-II)) Examination (Conventional Type Papers)
Paper-I :Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-I3 hours duration
300 Marks (max.)
Paper-II :Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II3 hours duration
300 Marks (max.)
Stage-II :Sub-Total600 Marks (max.)
Stage-I + Stage-IISub-Total1100 Marks (max.)
Only those Candidates qualifying at this Stage (i.e. Stage-I + Stage-II) to be permitted to appear for Stage-III examination
Stage-III :Personality Test200 Marks (max.)
Stage-I + Stage-II + Stage-IIIGrand Total1300 Marks (max.)
Only those Candidates qualifying at this Stage (i.e. Stage I + Stage II + Stage III) to be included in the Final Merit List of Engg. Services Exam. Thus the marks secured by the candidates in the Stage-I (Objective type papers) of the Engineering Services Examination should be added to the marks secured in the Stage-II (Conventional type papers) of the Examination and Stage-III (Personality Test) and accordingly, such marks secured by the candidates in Stage-I should also be counted for merit.

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3 Responses to IES Scheme of Exam

  1. Naman Ajmera says:

    Sir can you tell me about the PSU which are undertaking B.tech graduates without gate score. mean to say they having their own exam.? and plz also give me information about the pattern of paper of these exam..

  2. karan patil says:

    excellent source

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