Engineering Services Exam PRELIM

UPSC  Engineering Services Exam (PRELIM  2022)

UPSC Engineering Services Exam (PRELIM 2022)

Mode of ExamOffline
Level of ExamNational Level

UPSC ESE 2022 Selection Process

 Candidates who wants to get themselves inducted into Engineering Services they should follow three stages of recruitment process defined by UPSC.

1. Prelims

2. Mains

3. Interview

Applicants who will secure the cut off marks in final stage will be declare qualified for the exam. Exam conducting authorities along with declaration of result also released the reserve list of the candidates.

UPSC ESE 2022 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline and Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Bank Challan

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
OBC, EWS, General   Offline, Online Male ₹ 200

UPSC ESE Preliminary Exam Application Details

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had released the application form UPSC ESE 2022 on September 22, 2021 in online mode at Candidates can fill UPSC ESE application form was October 12, 2021. Filling of UPSC ESE application form 2022 includes two part process. First candidates have to register themselves and then proceed to fill the application form.

Steps to fill Application form 2022

1. Visit official website of Commission

2. Click on the link to apply for ESE

3. Register yourself and fill all basic details

4. Upload the necessary documents and pay application fee of UPSC ESE 2022

5. Cross check all the details before submit the final application

UPSC ESE Main Exam Application Details

The Detailed Application Form (DAF) is filled by the candidates who qualify the prelims exam. While filling UPSC ESE Detailed Application Form, candidates first have to register themselves and fill the details like name, roll number, email – id, date of birth and all the other details and click on ‘Submit’ button. The details about the login credential are sent to the email id provided by the candidates. Candidates have to login with the roll number and password generated and fill the modules of all the six modules including Personal, parental, educational, Employment information,  and upload the documents and finally submit the application form.

Documents to be uploaded along with DAF

  • Educational   Qualification

  •  Age proof Certificate

  • PH Certificate 

  • Community   Certificate etc

UPSC ESE Preliminary Exam Exam Centers

State City
Tripura Agartala
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Mizoram Aizawl
Uttar Pradesh Aligarh
Karnataka Bengaluru
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Odisha Cuttack
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Delhi New Delhi
Sikkim Gangtok
Telangana Hyderabad
Manipur Imphal
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Rajasthan Jaipur
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Assam Jorhat
Kerala Kochi
Nagaland Kohima
West Bengal Kolkata
Maharashtra Mumbai
Goa Panaji
Bihar Patna
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Jharkhand Ranchi
Meghalaya Shillong
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Andhra Pradesh Tirupati

 Get free Educational & jobs alert on WhatsApp OR Telegram( Save this mobile number (77200 25900) on your phone as Now send WHATSAPP message  (Your Name, City & Interest)
'विद्यार्थी मित्र' जॉईन करा आणि मिळवा न्यूज, नोकरी, शासकीय व निमशासकीय नोकऱ्यांच्या जाहिराती व माहिती अगदी विनामूल्य ते ही आपल्या व्हॉटस्अॅपवर किंवा* *टेलेग्राम ( हा मोबाईल नं. सेव्ह करून आपले <नाव> <शहराचे नाव> <नोकरी> ७७२०० २५९०० मेसेज पाठवा


UPSC ESE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

UPSC determines the eligibility criteria of UPSC ESE for all the aspiring candidates. It is important for the candidates to meet the eligibility criteria before they can fill the application form. The eligibility criteria has been determined on the basis of nationality, age and education qualification of the candidates.

Aspirants must check the eligibility criteria for UPSC ESE.

Eligibility Criteria


Educational Qualification

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

Age Limit

21 to 30 years



UPSC ESE 2022 eligibility criteria - age limit

The table below contains the age limit applicable to meet UPSC ESE eligibility Criteria.

UPSC ESE 2022 eligibility criteria

Minimum age limit

21 years

Maximum age limit

30 years

However, there are certain age relaxations that have been given to the candidates belonging to the reserved category. The details about the age relaxation in UPSC ESE eligibility criteria has been mentioned in the table below.

UPSC ESE Eligibility 2022 - Age Relaxation for different categories


Age Relaxation


5 years


3 years

Domicile of Jammu and Kashmir

5 years


5 years

Defence Services personnel, (disabled in operations during hostilities

with any foreign country or in a disturbed area, and released as a consequence thereof)



5 years

Deaf‐mute and orthopedic handicapped person

10 years


UPSC ESE eligibility 2022 on the basis of educational qualification

In order to meet the eligibility criteria of UPSC ESE on the basis of education qualification, candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • Must hold a degree in Engineering from the Central or State University or other recognised Educational Institutions deemed as Universities or UGC.

  • A degree/diploma in Engineering from foreign University/College/Institution and under such conditions as may be recognised by the Government for the purpose from time to time, or

  • Passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India).

  • 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.

  • Candidates applying for Indian Radio Regulatory Service must have M.Sc. degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject or Master’s Degree in Science with Physics and Radio Communication or Electronics or Telecommunication as a special subject.

  • Candidates applying for Indian Naval Armament Service must have or its equivalent with Wireless Communication Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject.

Eligibility criteria on the basis of nationality

Candidates applying for UPSC ESE must be either:

  • A citizen of India, or

  • A subject of Nepal, or

  • A subject of Bhutan, or

  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962 settled permanently in India, or

  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Burma Pakistan, the United Republic of Tanzania, Sri Lanka or East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam and settled permanently in India

UPSC ESE Syllabus for Paper 1



General StudESE & Engineering Aptitude

  • Numerical Analysis

  • General Principles of Design

  • Basics of Project Management

  • Current events of national & international importance

  • Engineering Maths

  • Standards & Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance, & services

  • Ethics & value system in the Engineering profession, etc

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

  • Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation

  • Network Theory

  • Analog and Digital Circuits

  • Basic Electronics Engineering

  • Computer Organization and Architecture

  • Electro Magnetics

  • Advanced Electronics Topics

  • Basic Electrical Engineering

  • Materials Science

  • Analog and Digital Communication Systems

  • Control Systems

  • Advanced Communication Topics

Application Start Date :
Application End Date :
Exam Date :

20th February 2022

Result Date :
Conducted By :

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Official Website :