Like most countries, the Government of India recruits its civil servants and officials on the basis of merit, the middle management positions in the bureaucracy are filled through competitive exams such as the Civil Service Examination,Indian Forest Service examination, Indian Engineering Service examination(ESE) and several others. Since large number of candidates take these exams, competing for limited posts it is considered to be one of the toughest examination among candidates (given the nature and pattern of exam). All officers of the All India Services and other Group-A and Central Services are appointed by the President of India for the union government on the recommendations made by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
Eligibility for IES 2017 Exam:-
Age:-Aspirants aged between 21 and 30 years.
Educational Qualification:- - B.E./B.Tech or passed sections A and B of the Institution Examinations of the Institution of Engineers (India) or
- Obtained a degree/diploma in engineering from such foreign university/college/institution recognized by the Government of India from time to time.
-Passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India); or
-Passed Associate Membership Examination Parts II and III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India; or
-Passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers, London held after November, 1959.
Nationality:- The aspirant must be any one of the following:
A citizen of India
A citizen of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan
a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
IES 2017 Pattern:-
Paper I (Objective type)
General Ability Test
(Part A: General English)
(Part B: General Studies)