ESE IES ECE Eligibility Criteria 2023

ESE IES ECE Eligibility Criteria 2023

ByVineet Vijay  |  Updated on: Sep 1, 2022
Check out the ESE IES ECE Eligibility Criteria 2023. Find out the Age Limit for the exam. Know the Educational Qualification, and nationality required in the exam.

The ESE IES ECE Eligibility Criteria 2023 will be released soon by the exam conducting authority, UPSC. The eligibility criteria can be checked from the below sections. UPSC will release the ESE IES ECE eligibility criteria 2023 and the official notification for candidates to look at before applying for the exam.

The IES ECE eligibility criteria comprise the age limit, age relaxation, and educational qualification required to fill out the IES application form. It is essential for aspiring candidates to check the IES ECE eligibility criteria 2023. Candidates who do not satisfy the UPSC ESE eligibility criteria will not be able to appear for the examination.

IES ECE Eligibility Criteria 2023

The UPSC will release the ESE IES ECE Eligibility Criteria 2023. If candidates fulfill the eligibility criteria for the ESE IES Electronics & Communication Engineering exam, only then they can apply for the exam. Applicants who do not meet the required IES ECE eligibility conditions yet apply for the ESE IES ECE 2023 exam, the candidature of such candidates will be rejected during the selection process. However, candidates in their final years can apply for the exam, provided they produce the certificates during the ESE IES DAF.

The Union Service Public Commission (UPSC) considers the following factors as eligibility criteria for the ESE ECE Application Form 2023.

  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification
  • Medical Standard

Now let us describe each of the eligibility criteria in detail below.

ESE IES ECE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Nationality

Each candidate has to fulfill the nationality as given below. Candidates must be a citizen of either:

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • An Indian-origin person 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 Vietnam and permanently settled in India.
  • Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, and has settled permanently in India

Your candidature will be accepted only if you produce a certificate issued by the Government of India.

ESE IES ECE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Age Limit

The age limit according to the ESE IES ECE eligibility criteria 2023 is between 21 years to 30 years as on 1 January 2023.

Age Relaxation for ESE IES ECE 2023

The following candidates will avail of various categories are provided age relaxation as per Govt. of India.


Age Relaxation


Up to 5 years


Up to 3 years

Jammu and Kashmir domicile during

Up to 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

Up to 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)

Up to 5 years

Deaf/Mute and Orthopedically handicapped person

Up to 10 years

ESE ECE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Educational Qualification

The UPSC ESE ECE 2023 eligibility criteria is as follows. Any One of the educational qualifications must have been obtained by you.

  • You must have obtained an Electronics Communication (ECE) Engineering degree from a recognized university.
  • You must have passed the Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India)
  • You must have passed Sections A and B of the Institution Examinations of the Institution of Engineers (India)
  • You must have obtained a Degree or Diploma in Engineering from a foreign university/college/institution and such university must be recognized by the government for the purpose from time to time
  • You must have passed Associate Membership Examination Parts II and III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India
  • If you wish to apply for the Indian Naval Armament Service must have either or its equivalent with Wireless Communication Electronics, Radio Physics or Radio Engineering as a particular subject.

ESE ECE Medical Standards

  • You should be healthy while applying for the UPSC ESE ECE 2023 Exam.
  • The candidates who will be employed as Engineers in the UPSC ESE IES ECE will under medical tests.
  • The Ministry of Railways will conduct the medical test for UPSC ESE ECE.
  • If any candidate is found to be unfit for UPSC ESE ECE, then he or she will be disqualified.
  • Candidates belonging to the PwD category will have to produce the required documents whenever needed.

FAQs on IES ECE Eligibility Criteria

  • The UPSC ESE IES eligibility criteria 2023 takes into consideration the following criteria:

    • UPSC ESE ECE Nationality
    • UPSC ESE ECE Age Limit
    • UPSC ESE ECE Educational Qualification
    • UPSC ESE ECE Medical Standard
  • The candidates who have passed/appeared in their B.Tech/B.E. and are within 21 to 30 years are eligible to apply for the UPSC ESE ECE 2023 Exam.

  • No, you do not have to upload documents while filling up the ESE ECE Application form 2023. However, the documents will have to be uploaded while filling the DAF application form, i.e., after the declaration of the ESE Mains Result.

  • There is no limit on the number of attempts to apply for the ESE ECE 2023 Exam. however, you must make sure that you fulfill the age limit to apply for the ESE ECE Exam.

  • Yes, candidates in their final year can apply for the ESE ECE 2023 exam. Final year students can appear for the ESE ECE examination, provided they can submit their documents during the ESE DAF process.


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