Engineering Services Exam to Be Held on 8th January 2017 [ IES Updates ]


Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) has announced date of the Engineering Services Exam or ESE 2017 an entrance exam for graduates for recruitment of Indian Government sectors of Power, Telecommunications, Railroads, Public works etc.

IES 2016 recruited candidates will also be eligible for following categories:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

For the best preparation of IES Preliminary examination 2017 visit to will find proper book list, previous year papers, study material and practice questions and for detailed solved questions visit

Important Dates:

  • Notification will be available from 28th September 2016.
  • Last Date of Registration 21st October 2016.
  • Date of examination 8th January 2017.

Examination Pattern

UPSC has declared new pattern of IES ESE (Engineering Services Examination) 2017 which is as follow for Preliminary:

Table showing the Examination pattern

Examination pattern of Engineering Services Examination

Engineering Services (Preliminary/Stage-I)



Paper-I :

{Common for all


General Studies and

Engineering Aptitude Paper

2 hours


Paper-II :

Engineering Discipline-specific


3 hours




- Published on: August 17, 2016