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Departments Allotted after clearing the Indian Engineering Services Exam

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced recruitment notification of 582 vacancies for Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering posts for which the much awaited UPSC Engineering Services Examination will be conducted by the UPSC.

A combined competitive examination for requirement to Junior Time Scale of the Services mentioned n Para 2 below will be held by the Union Public Service Commissionin accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation in the Gazette of India dated the February 08, 2014. See UPSC IES Exam Notification

Career Opportunities after clearing the IES  

Candidates who clear the Indian Engineering Services Examination are then eligible for employment in the different departments which are under the Government of India related to engineering. The selected candidate is placed as Assistant Executive Engineer in different organizations at the time of recruitment and only after three to four years of service will they be promoted to the post of the Executive Engineer which is equivalent to Under Secretary to Government of India. On a later stage, once you have served for 20 years, you will be promoted to the post of Chief Engineer level-1. Engineers having professional experience of 32 years will be posted as Secretary to the Government of India.


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Departments for Mechanical Engineers after IES

A candidate from Mechanical Engineering can seek employment in Group A in following departments.

Central Power Engineering Service

Indian Naval Armament Service

Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers

Central Engineering Service (Roads) Indian Navy

Geological Survey of India

Indian Supply Service

Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service

Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, a branch in the Indian Army

Indian Defence Service of Engineers

See IES Exam Syllabus for Mechanical Engg.


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Departments for Civil Engineers after IES

Aspirants who have specialization in Civil Engineering will be appointed as Assistant Executive Engineer in following departments.

Indian Defense Service of Engineers

Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS)

Central Water Engineering

Indian Railway Service of Engineers

Indian Railway Stores Service

Central Engineering Service

Central Engineering Service (Roads)

Border Roads Engineering Service


Departments for Electrical Engineers after IES

Applicants who are Graduates in Electrical Engineering will be appointed as Assistant Executive Electrical Engineer in following departments.

Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers

Central Power Engineering Service

Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts) Indian Inspection Service

Indian Defence Service of Engineers

Central Electrical and Mechanical

Departments for Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers after IES

Those who have completed graduation in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering can seek employment in following departments as Grade 1 engineers.

Junior Telecom officer in Indian Telecommunication Service

Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/ Electronics Engineering Posts)

Central Power Engineering Service

Assistant Naval Stores Officer Grade- I

Indian Inspection Service Group

Indian Telecommunication Service

Recruitment to the posts is carried out on the basis of merit, candidates’ preferences and their medical fitness. Aspirants belonging to reserved categories can have relaxation in age and other benefits as per the norms issued by Government of India.