UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria

UPSC ESE Eligibility Criteria: Union Public Service
Commission’s (UPSC) Engineering Service Examination eligibility details are
given below:-
UPSC ESE Eligibility:
I. Nationality: A Candidate must be
i. a citizen of India, or
ii. a subject of Nepal, or
iii. a subject of Bhutan, or
iv.a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before
the 01 January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
v. a Person of Indian origin who has migrated from
Pakisthan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countires of Kenya, Uganda, the
United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawim Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with
the intention of permanently setting in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c),
(d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility
has been issued by the Government of India.
II. Age Limit: Candidates age
should be between 21-30 years as on 01-01-2020. i.e., he/ she must have been
born not earlier than 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-1999
Upper Age Limit Relaxation:
i. Upto maximum of 5 years if a candidate belongs to a
Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
ii. 3 years in the case of candidates belonging to Other
Backward Classes.
iii. 5 years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in
the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from the 01-01-1980 to the
iv. 3 years, in the case of Defence Services personnel,
disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a
disturbed area, and released as a consequence thereof.
v. 5 years in the case of Ex-servicemen including
Commissioned Officers and ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered atleast five years
Military Service.
vi. 5 years in the case of ECOs/ SSCOs who have completed an
initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on
vii. 10 years in the case of deaf-mute and Orthopaedically
handicapped persons.
III. Minimum Educational Qualification: Candidates must
i. Obtained a Degree in Engineering from a University
incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other
Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be
deemed as Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act,
1956; or
ii. passed Sections A and B of the Institution Examinations
of the Institution of Engineers (India); or
iii. obtained a Degree/ Diploma in Engineering from such
foreign University/ College/ Institution and under such conditions as may be
recognised by the Government for the purpose from time to time, or
iv. passed Graduate Membership Examination of the Institution
of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India); or
v. passed Associate Membership Examination Parts II and
III/Sections A and B of the Aeronautical Society of India; or
(IV). Physical Standards: Candidates must be
physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Engineering
Services Examination 2020.

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