UPSC Releases ESE 2019 Preliminary/Stage-I Notification, Introduces Withdrawal Facility

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the date for conducting Engineering Services Examination (ESE) 2019. The ESE Prelims 2019 will be conducted on 6 January, 2019 across India at 42 examination centres.

UPSC is looking forward to fill around 581 vacancies through ESE 2019. The announced 581 vacancies include 34 vacancies for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD), of which 23 will be reserved for Locomotor Disability (LDCP) including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack victims and Muscular Dystrophy, and 11 vacancies for Hard of Hearing (HI).  For candidates belonging to SC, ST, PD and OBC categories, reservations will be made by the Government of India as per the vacancies.

Candidates interested in taking ESE 2019 can submit their online application from 26 September, 2018 to 22 October, 2018 till 06:00 PM. Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/ PH who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two hundred only) either by depositing the money in any SBI branch by cash or by using the Net Banking facility of State Bank of India.

UPSC has introduced the facility of withdrawal of application for those candidates who do not want to appear for the examination. As per the official UPSC notification, candidates who do not want to appear at the ESE Prelims 2019 after submitting their online applications can withdraw from 29 October, 2018 to 05 November, 2018 (till 6.00 PM).

ESE 2019 would be conducted in three stages. The first stage of ESE 2019 would be ESE Prelims, second stage would be ESE Mains, and the final stage would be Personality Test. The ESE Prelims would include shortlisting of candidates for ESE Mains on the basis of objective type question papers. ESE Mains exam include Conventional type question paper. The candidates who clear both the stages would be finally selected on the basis of Personality Test or Interview.

To know in detail about other eligibility conditions such as age, educational qualification, medical standard, physical standard, etc. and other exam related details, check the UPSC official notification for ESE 2019.

If you are going to write ESE 2019 then to help you prepare for the exam strategically, IES Master has announced the dates for ESE 2019 Prelims Offline Test Series. The offline test series for ESE 2019 has been structured keeping in mind the UPSC ESE 2019 syllabus and exam pattern.

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