IES Civil Engineering 2023: Exam Date, Notification PDF, Interview Dates

IES Civil Engineering 2023: Exam Date, Notification PDF, Interview Dates

ByAina Parasher  |  Updated on: Sep 19, 2022
IES Civil Engineering 2023 Notification is released! Know the IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam dates, eligibility, and more. Check here IES CE 2022 Interview Dates.
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IES Civil Engineering 2023 Notification is released! The conducting authority has also announced the UPSC ESE CE 2022 Interview dates. The IES Civil Engineering 2023 Preliminary exam is scheduled to be held on 19 February 2023, while the Mains exam will be held on 25 June 2023. Candidates aspiring to appear for the IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam should refer to the official notification for all the details.

The IES Civil Engineering 2023 examination is a National level examination for Engineering/ Technology graduates conducted by UPSC. Candidates can check the IES Civil Engineering notification, selection process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, and other information in the upcoming sections.

Important Dates
Notification  -Sep 14, 2022

IES Civil Engineering 2023 Notification

The officials will conduct IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam on 19 February 2023. The IES exam will be conducted in two shifts- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates can check here the official notification to know the important dates, eligibility criteria, vacancy, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, and more. 

ESE IES Official Notification 2023

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released the notification on its official website on 14 September 2022. Candidates can download the IES Civil Engineering 2023 notification from the direct link. 

IES CE 2022 Interview Dates

The conducting authority, UPSC, has released the IES CE 2022 interview dates. The candidates shortlisted after the Prelims and Mains exam will be called for the Personality Test (Interview). The IES CE Interviews will start on 28 November 2022 and ends on 14 December 2022. The ESE 2022 Interview dates and the roll numbers of the selected candidates have been given in the notification below.

Check Here UPSC ESE 2022 Interview Dates

IES Civil Engineering 2023- Important Dates

The UPSC has released the important date for the IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam. The schedule for the IES exam 2023 is given below.

EventsDates
Date of Notification Release14 September 2022
Last date of Online Application4 October 2022
Date of Examination( Stage 1)- Preliminary Examination19 February 2023
Date of Examination (Stage 2)- Mains Examination25 June 2023

UPSC ESE IES Civil Engineering Vacancy 2023

The number of vacancies for the IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam is 327, which is liable to alteration. The total of 327 vacancies includes 11 for PWD, 7 for Locomotor Disability along with Leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack victims, and Muscular Dystrophy, 2 for HoH, 1 for SPD(Specific Learning Disability) ad 1 for multiple Disability.  The total number of vacancies for the IES exam is tabulated herein;

Here is the detailed description of the ESE IES Civil Engineering vacancy 2023.

ESE IES Civil Engineering Organizations for Service

The candidates who will be appointed in the UPSC ESE IES Civil Engineering field will be appointed in the following services/cadres-

  • Central Engineering Service
  • AEE(QSC) in MES Surveyor Cadre.
  • Central Water Engineering (Group ‘A’) Service.
  • Central Engineering Service (Roads), Group‐A
  • Indian Defence Service of Engineers.
  • Survey of India Group ‘A’ Service.
  • AEE(Civil) in Border Road Engineering Service.

IES Civil Engineering Application Form 2023

IES Civil Engineering application process 2023 has started now. The online application for IES CE is live and remains active till 4 October 2022. The candidates can fill out the application form by following the below-mentioned steps.

  • Step 1: Registration for UPSC ESE 2023.
  • Step 2: Uploading of photograph, signature, and identity proof.
  • Step 3: Completing the application form.
  • Step 4: Payment of application fee.
  • Step 5: Confirmation and Submission of the application form.

Application Fee for ESE IES Civil Engineering 2023

All the candidates applying for the IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam must pay the application fee per their category. Candidates can pay the application fee by visiting any branch of SBI or using the net banking/Visa/Mastercard/RuPay/Credit/Debit Card facility.

  • General/ OBC candidates: ₹ 200/-
  • Women, SC, ST, and PWD candidates: Exempted.

IES Eligibility Criteria For Civil Engineering 2023

The IES eligibility criteria for Civil Engineering require the candidates to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification

We have described each of the ESE CE eligibility criteria below.

ESE CE Nationality

The candidate applying for the UPSC ESE CE 2023 must be a citizen of either of the following:

  1. A citizen of India, or
  2. A subject of Nepal, or
  3. A subject of Bhutan, or
  4. Tibetan refugees who came to India before the 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India, or
  5. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, or East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia, or from Vietnam to permanently set in India.

The candidates belonging to the (b),(c), (d), and (e) categories listed above must have a certificate issued by the Government of India.

ESE CE Age Limit

The minimum age limit for the UPSC ESE CE is 21 years, while the maximum age limit must be between 21 to 30 years on January 1, 2023. This means that you must not be born before 2nd January 1991 and not later than 1st January 2000.

ESE CE Age Relaxation

Apart from this, age relaxation is given to the following category of candidates.

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

Upto 5 years

OBC

Upto 3 years

Jammu and Kashmir domicile during

Upto 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

Upto 3 years

ECOs/SSCOs served for 5 years in Military services (Completed the assignment or assignment has been extended, and the Ministry of Defence has permitted him to apply for Civil Services)

Upto 5 years

Deaf/Mute and Orthopedically handicapped person

Upto 10 years

Age Relaxation for UPSC ESE/IES

The upper age limit will be relaxable up to 35 years for government servants in any of the following categories. If they are employed in a Department/ Office under the control of any of the authorities mentioned in column 1 below and apply for admission to the examination for all or any of the Service(s)/Post(s) mentioned in column 2, for which they are otherwise eligible.

Column 1

Column 2

Ministry of Railways (Railway Board)

IRSE /IRSME /IRSEE /IRSSE /IRSS

Directorate General Ordnance Factories

IOFS Group ‘A’

Central Electricity Authority

CPES Gr ‘A’ CPES Gr ‘B’

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Central Engineering Service (Roads) Gr. ‘A’

Ministry of Telecommunication and

Information Technology, Deptt. of Telecommunication

Engineer in Indian Radio Regulatory Service Gr ‘A’ Indian Telecommunication Service Group ‘A’, J.T.O. (G.C.S. Gr. ‘B’)

Central Water Commission

Central Water Engineering Service Gr ‘A’

Border Roads Organisation

BRES Gr. ‘A’

Military Engineer Services

Indian Defence Service of Engineers (lDSE) Group ‘A’

The Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering, Min of Defence.

AEE Gr ‘A’(Elect. Engg. Posts) in Corps of EME, Min of Defence.

Min of Defence, Deptt. of Defence Production, Directorate General of Aeronautical Quality Assurance

Defence Aeronautical Quality Assurance Service(DAQAS) Gr ‘A’

Ministry of Skill Development Entrepreneurship

Indian Skill Development Service

Indian Navy

Indian Naval Armament Service, Asstt. Naval Store Officer Grade-I

ESE CE Educational Qualification

You must fulfill any one of the following eligibility criteria to apply for the IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam:

  • Degree in Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Passed Sections A and B of the Institution Examinations of Engineers (India).
  • Degree or Diploma in Engineering from a foreign university or college or institution and such university must be recognized by the government for the purpose from time to time.
  • 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.
  • Candidates in their final year or waiting for their examination results are also eligible to apply for the IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam.

IES Civil Engineering Selection Process 2023

The IES Civil Engineering selection process 2023 recruitment involves the following three stages:

  • Stage 1: Preliminary Examination 
  • Stage 2: Mains Examination
  • Stage 3: Interview

Every candidate will have to obtain the cutoff score to be eligible for an appointment based on his/her merit. The merit list will be based on the marks secured by him/ her in each stage of the IES Civil Engineering exam.

IES Civil Engineering Exam Pattern 2023

The IES Civil Engineering exam pattern involves the following stages. The exam pattern for ESE CE 2023 is given here for the Prelims, Mains, and Personality Test.

IES Civil Engineering Exam Pattern For Prelims

The Prelims exam is the first stage of the UPSC ESE IES exam recruitment process.

  • The questions in the IES Civil Engineering Prelims exam are objective.
  • All the questions will be set in English Language only.
  • The Prelims exam comprises two papers- Paper I and Paper II.
  • IES Civil Engineering Paper I will have questions that need no special study. Such questions will be common for all the engineering disciplines of the exam.
  • 1/3rd marks will be deducted for every wrong answer marked by you. Marks will also be deducted if you mark more than one option.

Paper

Questions

Marks

Duration

Paper I: General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper

100 Questions

200 Marks

2 Hours

Paper II: Civil Engineering

150 Questions

300 Marks

3 Hours

Total

250 Questions

500 Marks

 

IES Civil Engineering Exam Pattern For Mains

The ESE CE Mains exam comprises two papers that will only involve questions related to Civil Engineering.

  • The questions in the IES Civil Engineering Mains exam will have conventional questions.
  • If your handwriting is illegible, there is a deduction of up to 5% of the maximum marks.
  • All the IES Civil Engineering Mains exam questions will be set in English Language only.

Paper

Questions

Marks

Duration

Paper I: Civil Engineering

6-8 Questions

300

3 Hours

Paper II: Civil Engineering

6-8 Questions

300

3 Hours

IES Civil Engineering Personality Test

Candidates who qualify for the ESE CE Mains exam will be called to appear for the Interview round.

  • The IES Civil Engineering Personality test will carry a total of 200 marks.
  • In this round, the candidates will be judged on their leadership capabilities, initiative and intellectual curiosity, tact and other social qualities, mental and physical energy, powers of practical application, and integrity of character that will be required to perform the job of a Civil Engineer in the various ministries of the Government.

IES Civil Engineering Syllabus 2023

The IES Civil Engineering Syllabus 2023 for the Prelims and Mains exam has been given below. Candidates must note that the ESE IES Prelims syllabus for Paper I is common to all Engineering disciplines.

ESE CE Prelims Syllabus 2023

The ESE CE Prelims Syllabus is given below. The IES Civil Engineering syllabus for the Prelims examination (Paper‐I and Paper-II) is here.

ESE CE General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Syllabus

The IES Civil Engineering syllabus 2023 for General Studies and Engineering Aptitude (Preliminary Examination/Stage-I, Paper I) is given below.

  • Current issues of national and international importance relating to social, economic, and industrial development
  • Engineering Aptitude covering Logical reasoning and Analytical ability
  • Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
  • General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety
  • Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance, and services
  • Basics of Energy and Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution, and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment
  • Basics of Project Management
  • Basics of Material Science and Engineering

ESE CE Mains Syllabus 2023

The ESE CE Mains Syllabus is given below. The IES Civil Engineering syllabus for the Mains examination (Conventional type Paper‐I and Paper-II) are given here.

IES Civil Engineering Paper I Syllabus

  • Building Materials
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Design of Steel Structures
  • Design of Concrete and Masonry structures
  • Construction Practice, Planning, and Management

IES Civil EngineeringPaper II Syllabus

  • Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines, and HydroPower
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Surveying and Geology
  • Transportation Engineering

IES Civil Engineering Admit Card 2023

UPSC will release the admit card for ESE CE 2023 before the examination. All the candidates who will appear for the IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam will be issued Admit Card for the ESE CE exam. Candidates can download the hall ticket for the IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam from the official website. On the other hand, only the candidates qualifying for the Prelims exam will be issued an admit card for the Mains exam. Another admit card will be issued to those candidates who will appear for the Personality Test or Interview for the UPSC ESE CE exam 2023. Candidates need to download the IES Civil Engineering admit card 2023 by entering their registration number and password.

IES Civil Engineering Result 2023

IES Civil Engineering Result 2023 will be released on the official website. Candidates can check their results by looking for their roll number in the ESE CE Result PDF. Candidates need to visit the official site of the UPSC to check the IES Civil Engineering Result 2023. The result for the ESE CE exam will be released in PDF format.

IES Civil Engineering 2023 Result PDF (To be Released)

IES Civil Engineering 2023 FAQs

  • The IES Civil Engineering notification is released on 14 September 2022. Candidates are advised to download the IES notification before applying for the upcoming examination. 

  • The selection process for the IES Civil Engineering 2023 involves the following stages:

    • ESE/IES Prelims Exam
    • ESE/IES Mains Exam
    • ESE/IES Personality Test
  • The Personality test for the IES Civil Engineering 2023 will comprise 200 marks. The candidates need to qualify all the three stages of the selection process to be considered for the final selection.

  • The marks secured by the candidates in the ESE CE Prelims, Mains, and Personality Test will be used to determine the final ranking  for UPSC ESE CE 2023 exam.

  • The IES Civil Engineering 2023 application fee is given below.

    • General/ OBC candidates: ₹ 200/-
    • Women, SC, ST, and PWD candidates: Exempted.
  • The online application start date for the IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam is 14 September 2022. The last date to submit the online application form is 4 October 2022.

  • The candidates should be within the age limit of 21 to 30 years to apply for the UPSC ESE Civil 2023 exam. A candidate for this examination must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st of January, 2023.

  • UPSC has not yet announced the IES Civil Engineering 2023 examination vacancies. The officials released overall a total of 327 vacancies. The candidates can now get information about the vacancies on the official notification.

  • Candidates can visit the official website of UPSC to download the hall ticket for the  IES Civil Engineering 2023 exam.

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