UPSC ESE Admit Card 2019 – Engineering Services Exam Pattern

UPSC ESE Admit Card 2019: Union Public Service Commission, Under Government of India, has published its Engineering Services Exam date. The examination is scheduled on January 2020. The online process for filling up the UPSC ESE Exam application has started from 25 September 2019 and will be continued till 15/10/2019. Candidates who have applied for the UPSC Engineering Services Exam can download their UPSC ESE Admit card in order to attend the Examination. UPSC authority will be uploaded the UPSC ESE Hall Ticket on their official website which is before 10 to 15 days before the final examination.


The Engineering Services Examination will be conducted in two-stage i.e. Preliminary & Mains Paper. The first stage is scheduled to be held on January 2019, which would be a written test. The hall ticket for ESE prelims has released by UPSC in December 2019. Admit will be released separately for each exam. UPSC ESE Hall Ticket is an important document to attend the UPSC ESE Examination. No candidates will be allowed to the Examination hall without the hall ticket. Candidates must download the Admit Card only through Online mode. No, admit card will be sent to the candidates by Post or Post.


Union PSC ESE Exam Details – Download Engineering Services Exam Admit Card 2019

Organization Name: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Advertisement No.: 01/2020-ENGG.
Official Website: and
Advertisement Date: 25.09.2019
Exam Name: Engineering Services Prelims Exam 2020
Number of Vacancies: 495 Posts
Job Location: All Over India
Starting Date: 25/10/2019
Closing Date: 15/10/2019

How To Download UPSC ESE Admit Card 2019

It was already aforementioned that without the admit card candidates will not be permitted to sit for the examination. So securing your admit is import. Here are the steps to follow the download your ESE 2019 admit card easily.

  • Go To the official website of UPSC which is
  • Click on “Engineering Services Exam” link
  • Give either roll number or registration ID in the specified field.
  • Enter registration id and the password
  • Put your date of birth
  • Then type the random code form the captcha image
  • Download the hall ticket and print it for your use.

Important Dates regarding UPSC ESE Examination 2019-2020

• Date of starting the online application form – 25/09/2019
• Last date for apply online – 15/10/2019
• Admit card release date (Preliminary)- December 2019
• ESE Preliminary Exam date – January 2020
• ESE Mains Exam date – June 2020
• Date of Interview – July 2020

Union PSC ESE Exam Details 2019-2020
Selection of the candidates will be on the basis of the three-phase selection process, Stage I will be objective type exam for selection of candidates to the Stage II. Mains exam will consist of two conventional type papers in Engineering Discipline specific with a duration of three hours and maximum marks of 600 (300 marks in each paper). Stage III will consist of Personality Test carrying 200 marks.

  • Engineering Services Examination (Stage I & Stage II) is conducted I offline mode
  • The question in the Preliminary Exam is objective type. Whereas, questions in mains exam are conventional in nature
  • The medium of examination is English only
  • For every wrong answer, one-third marks will be deducted

ESE Preliminary Exam Pattern 2019

Exam Mode: UPSC ESE Prelims will be in Offline mode. It is a written examination. Candidates will be provided with separated OMR sheets for both papers. Applicant should color the right answer.

Papers: Preliminary paper (Stage I) will consist of two paper. Paper, I will have a question from General Studies and Paper 2 will have questions from engineering Discipline (Civil Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering)

Paper Type: The Paper mode will be Objective Type i.e. the questions are of Multiple Choice. Each question will have 4 choices in which one answer is correct.

Negative Marking: For each wrong answer, one-third marks are deducted. Candidates marking more than one answer, it is treated as a wrong answer. Questions left unanswered will have no deduction for marks. Marks obtained in this stage are counted for determining the final order of merit.

Paper Exam Duration Maximum Marks
Paper I (General Studies & Engineering Aptitude) 2 hours 300
Paper-II (Engineering Discipline) 3 hours 300
Total 5 hours 600

ESE Mains Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: IES Mains is conducted in offline mode i.e. it is a written examination.

Number of Papers: Stage 2 will have two papers. Both the papers will have questions from the selected Engineering discipline (Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Electrical/ Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering).

Type of Papers: The exam is of Conventional Type

Paper  Exam Duration Maximum Marks
Paper 1 (Engineering Discipline) 3 hours 300
Paper 2 (Engineering Discipline) 3 hours 300
Total 6 hours 600

UPSC ESE Prelims Syllabus
Paper I: Current Events (National/ International), History, Engineering Mathematics, and Numerical Analysis
Basics of Project Management

Paper-II: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Telecommunication

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