The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will held the UPSC Engineering Services Examination (ESE) mains today, June 25, 2023. The UPSC Engineering Services (IES) 2023 mains exam will be held in two shifts today. The first shift will start from 9 am to 12 noon and be held for paper 1, while the next will begin at 2 pm for paper 2.
Candidates will have to fill in the examination hall at least 30 minutes before the start of the UPSC mains ESE exam in both sessions. UPSC ESE selection process has three stages – prelims, mains and personality test.
Candidates who qualify for one stage in the UPSC ESE exam become eligible to take the next stage. Candidates qualifying all the UPSC 2023 examination stages are recruited as IES officers.
In addition to the upsc.gov.in website, candidates taking the UPSC ESE 2023 exam can download their e-admit cards from upsconline.nic.in. Candidates can download the ESE admit card 2023 by using their registration number or roll number. Candidates have been asked to take a valid ID proof along with the admit card of UPSC ESE admit card.
The UPSC ESE 2023 main stage will be held offline as a pen and paper-based test. There are two papers in the UPSC ESE main 2023 stage. Score obtained in the main exam of UPSC ESE will be considered to prepare the final merit list.
UPSC ESE 2023 Mains Exam Pattern
- Paper 1 (Engineering Discipline) 5 out of 8 Optional Questions 3 hours 300
- Paper 2 (Engineering Discipline) 5 out of 8 Optional Questions 3 hours 300
- Total 10 Questions 6 hours 600 marks