IES - Indian Engineering Services

About IES

The Indian Engineering Services (IES) Examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for recruitment to the IES, comprising of Group - A Services / Posts and Group - B Services / Posts in Categories I to IV.
Recruitment on the results of IES exam are done under the following categories:
Category I – Civil Engineering
Category II – Mechanical Engineering
Category III – Electrical Engineering
Category IV – Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

CATEGORY I - CIVIL ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts

(i) Indian Railway Service of Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Civil Engineering Posts).
(iii) Central Engineering Service.
(iv) Indian Defense Service of Engineers (Civil Engineering Posts).
(v) Central Water Engineering (Gr. 'A') Service (Civil Engineering Posts).
(vi) Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group-A (Civil Engineering Posts).
(vii) Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil) in the Border Roads Engineering Service, (Gr. 'A')
(viii) Survey of India Service (Gr. 'A') (Civil Engineering Posts).
(ix) Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil) in P&T Building Works (Gr.'A') Service.

CATEGORY II - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts

(i) Indian Railway Service of MECHANICAL Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(iii) Central Water Engineering (Gr. 'A') Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(iv) Central Power Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(v) Indian Ordinance Factories Service.
(vi) Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(vii) Assistant Executive Engineer Group 'A' (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of EME, Ministry of Defence.
(viii) Assistant Naval Store officer Grade I (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
(ix) Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts) (x) Assistant Executive Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical) (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in Boarder Roads Engineering Service, Group 'A'
(xi) Drilling Engineer (Junior) (Grade A) in the Geological Survey of India.
(xii) Indian Inspection Service, Gr.'A' (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(xiii) Indian Supply Service, Gr.'A' (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
(xiv) Indian Defense Service of Engineers (Mechanical Engineering Posts).

CATEGORY III - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts

(i) Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(iii) Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(iv) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(v) Central Power Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(vi) Indian Defense Service of Engineers (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(vii) Assistant Executive Engineer Group A (Electrical Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E, Ministry of Defence.
(viii) Assistant Naval Store officer Grade I (Electrical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
(ix) Indian Inspection Service, Gr.'A' (Electrical Engineering Posts).
(x) Indian Supply Service, Gr.'A' (Electrical Engineering Posts).

CATEGORY IV - ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
Group A Services/Posts

(i) Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Tele-communication/Electronics Engineering Posts).
(iii) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Engineering Branch) (Electronics Engineering Posts).
(iv) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts).
(v) Central Power Engineering Service (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Posts)
(vi) Assistant Executive Engineer Group ‘A’ (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence.
(vii) Engineer (GCS-Gr."A") in Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing/Monitoring Organisation; M/o Communication and Information Technology (D/o Telecommunication)
(viii) Assistant Naval Stores officer Grade I (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
(ix) Survey of India Service (Gr. 'A') (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts).
(x) Indian Inspection Service, Gr.'A' (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts).
(xi) Indian Supply Service, Gr.'A' (Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts).