UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Age, Qualification, Nationality, Medical Standards

UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Age, Qualification, Nationality, Medical Standards

UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - The Union Public Service Commission mentions the IES 2023 eligibility in the official ESE notification. The UPSC ESE eligibility criteria 2023 are based on nationality, age limit, academic qualification and medical standards. As per the UPSC ESE 2023 notification, eligible and interested applicants between the age group of 21 to 30 years with a bachelor's degree in engineering can fill the application form for UPSC ESE 2023.

As per the IES 2023 eligibility rules candidates belonging to reserved category will be provided relaxation in IES 2023 age limit for the Indian Engineering Services 2023 exam. For more information on the UPSC ESE eligibility criteria 2023 read the complete article.

UPSC ESE eligibility criteria 2023 - Overview

Exam Name

Union Public Service Commission Indian Engineering Services Examination 2023

Examination Body

Union Public Service Commission

Exam level

National

IES 2023 Eligibility

Nationality - Indian

IES 2023 age limit - 21 years to 32 years

Educational Qualification - Bachelors in engineering (BE, B.Tech etc.) from recognised university

Number of attempts

Unlimited

Union Public Service Commission ESE Eligibility Criteria 2023

The IES 2023 eligibility criteria is made of multiple components put together to determine where an applicant is eligible to appear or apply for the UPSC ESE 2023 exam. The different components on which the UPSC ESE eligibility criteria are based on are mentioned below:

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  • Nationality

  • IES 2023 age limit

  • Educational Qualification

  • IES attempt limit

  • Medical examination

UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Nationality

As per the IES 2023 eligibility candidates who are Indian citizens by birth or refugee/ migrants (as per rules set by the government) can fill the UPSC ESE application form. More details on the UPSC ESE nationality eligibility are mentioned below.

  1. Citizen of India or

  2. A subject of Nepal/ Bhutan or

  3. People of Indian origin who migrated from Uganda, Burma, Pakistan, Zambia, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam to permanently settle in India, or

  4. Tibetan refugee who came to India, to permanently settle before January 1, 1962.

Note: Candidates falling under point 2, 3 and 4 in whose favour a certificate of IES 2023 eligibility has been issued by the Government will be eligible to be admitted in the ESE examination.

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UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Age Limit

The Union Public Service Commission mentions the IES 2023 age limit in the official UPSC ESE 2023 notification. As per the IES 2023 age limit, candidates between 21 to 30 years, are eligible to appear for the UPSC Engineering Services Exam 2023. On the other hand, applicants belonging to the reserved category are eligible for IES age relaxation as per the rules of the Commission. For more details on IES 2023 age limit and relaxation, check the tables below:

UPSC ESE eligibility criteria 2023 for age limit

Category

IES 2023 age limit

General

21 to 30 years

UPSC ESE eligibility criteria 2023 - Age Relaxation

Categories

IES 2023 Age Relaxation

General

No relaxation

OBC

3 years

SC/ ST

5 years

Ex‐servicemen

5 years

Defence Services personnel (disabled in operations during hostilities )

3 years

ECOs/ SSCOs

5 years

Deaf‐mute and orthopaedic handicapped persons

10 years

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UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Educational Qualification

The basic UPSC ESE 2023 educational qualifications that a candidate must have to be eligible for the Indian Engineering Services 2023 exam in a bachelor's degree in engineering in a relevant discipline. The degree must be from a recognised university/ college as per the law of the land i.e. state or centre. For more details on the IES educational qualifications check the tables below:

UPSC ESE education qualification

Educational qualification (common)

A degree in Engineering from any Central or State University or any other Educational Institutions established by either an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as Universities or UGC.


A degree/diploma in Engineering from any foreign University/College/Institution and recognised by the Government for the purpose from time to time, or


Aspirants must pass the Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India).


Passed Associate Membership exam which is parts II and III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India; or


Passed Graduate Membership test of the Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers, London held after November 1959.

For Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts)

M.Sc. degree or equivalent with Wireless Communication Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject.

For Indian Radio Regulatory Service (Group ‘A’) Posts

M.Sc. degree or equivalent with Wireless Communication Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject, or


Master’s Degree in Science with Physics and Radio Communication or Electronics or Telecommunication as a special subject.

Note: Candidates awaiting their final engineering result can also apply for the Indian Engineering Services exam. There is no minimum cutoff percentage required to apply for the exam.

Other UPSC ESE Links: How to prepare for UPSC ESE 2023

UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Number of attempts

As per the UPSC ESE 2023 notification, there is no minimum or maximum number of attempts for the Indian Engineering Services exam. Applicants can apply as many times as they want till they reach the upper IES 2023 age limit set by the UPSC. On the other hand the UPSC IAS eligibility criteria 2023 has an attempt limit set by the Commission.

UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Medical Standard

Candidates wanting to get recruited through the UPSC ESE 2023 exam must clear all the stages of the selection process. Applicants appearing for the Indian Engineering Services exam must be physically and mentally fit and sound. After the IES personality test shortlisted candidates will have to undergo several medical examinations at the medical centre as notified by the Commission at various Railway hospitals across the country. They will have to pass all the medical tests to get hired by the UPSC in the Indian Engineering Services. Key points to know for IES medical exam eligibility.

  • All shortlisted candidates have to undergo a medical test irrespective of their reservation.

  • The medical examination will only be conducted at different Railway hospital medical centres across the country.

  • The Union Public Service Commission will upload the ESE medical examination schedule, venue and final status of the candidate on the official website of Indian Railways after the UPSC ESE Result 2023.

  • Candidates need to carry three sets form for the Medical Board Report, it can be downloaded from the official website of Railways.

  • Along with the forms, candidates must carry an original valid Photo ID card and three passport size photographs.

  • Those belonging to the PwD category must carry their original copy of the Disability Certificate as per the format prescribed by UPSC.

  • Aspirants who are not found fit or fail to clear the ESE medical exam will be disqualified from the Engineering services recruitment process.

List of Zonal Railway Hospital Contact Details for medical tests

Zone

Name of Hospital

Railway Hospital Address

Northern Railway

Central Hospital

Basant Lane, Chelmsford road, Connaught place, Delhi- 110001

North Central Railway

Central Hospital

Allahabad- 211001

Eastern Railway

B.R. Singh Hospital

B.R. Singh Hospital, Seldah, Kolkata- 700001

East Central Railway

Central Hospital

EC Railway, Karbhigahiya, Patna- 803118

East Coast Railway

Central Hospital

Mancheswar, Bhubaneswar-75017

North Eastern Railway

LNMR Hospital

Lalit Narayan Mishra Hospital, Gorakhpur-273012

Central Railways

B.A.M. Hospital

Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Railway Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai- 400027

Western Railway

J.R.H. Hospital

Jagjivan Ram Hospital, Maratha Mandir Marg, Mumbai Central, Mumbai- 400001

North Western Railway

Central Hospital

Ganpati Nagar, Near Jaipur Railway Station, Jaipur- 302006

Southern Railway

Central Hospital

Constable Road, Ayanavaram, Perambur, Chennai- 600209

South Central Railway

Central Hospital

Lalaguda Railway Colony, Secunderabad- 500003

South Eastern Railway

Central Hospital

Garden Reach Road, Kolkata- 700043

South East Central Railway

Central Hospital

Bilaspur- 495004

South Western Railway

Central Hospital

Gadag Road, Hubli- 580023

West Central Railway

Central Hospital

Indira Market, Jabalpur- 482001

UPSC ESE Application Form 2023

The Union Public Service Commission (will) release the UPSC ESE application form 2023 on September 14, 2022. Those who meet the IES 2023 eligibility criteria will be eligible to apply for the UPSC Indian Engineering Services 2023 exam at the UPSC official website. UPSC ESE application form 2023 has two parts - part 1 (registration) and part 2 (application form). The UPSC ESE 2023 application fee is Rs 200 for the general and OBC categories. On successful completion of both the parts of the IES application process, candidates will receive a confirmation regarding the same.

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