The Engineering Services Examination (ESE/IES) is one of the most sought after engineering exam for the engineering graduates across India. The ESE exam is conducted every year by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for the recruitment of Indian Engineering Servants in the capacity of Class – 1 officer.
The recruited officers administer a large segment of the public sector economy, which constitutes of Central Engineering Service, Central Power Engineering Service , Telecommunications, Central Water engineering, Indian Defence Service of Engineer, Border Roads Engineering Service, etc. The nature of work performed by these bureaucrats largely depends on their engineering branch and the service or cadre they are recruited in.
ESE/IES is considered as one of the toughest competitive examinations in India due to the difficulty level related to the examination, and the selection procedure. ESE constitutes a written examination (five tests), followed by an interview.
The ESE exam is conducted by UPSC in four branches of engineering which are as follows:
- Civil Engineering (CE)
- Mechanical Engineering (ME)
- Electrical Engineering (EE)
- Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (E&T)
Below are the vacancy details of UPSC ESE 2020 received on the basis of either RTI or official documents released by UPSC. For the better understanding of ESE 2020 aspirants and to help them analyse and understand the competition level of UPSC ESE 2020, all the vacancy details provided here are in the form of branch and category-wise.
Candidate can check the Branch-wise as well as Category-wise vacancy details for UPSC ESE 2020 using the tables given below.