The timetable for UPSC ESE Prelims for the year 2021 has been released by the Union Public Service Commission. On 18th July 2021, the Engineering Services Examination Preliminary 2021 shall be conducted. The timetable for the same can be checked by the candidates appearing for the examination on the official site UPSC on upsc.gov.in
Two shifts shall be conducted for the Stage I examination, first shift shall be commenced on 10 am till 12 noon while 2 pm to 5 pm is the time allotted for the second shift. In the first shift Civil, Mechanical, Electronics and telecom along with Electrical, and General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper shall be conducted, while Engg. (Discipline-Specific Paper) shall be conducted in the second shift as mentioned in the official timetable.
Comprising of 200 marks, the 1st paper shall be of a duration of 2 hours while the 2nd paper will be held for 3 hours and shall comprise of 300 marks.
Only those candidates shall gain the eligibility for appearing for the main examination which shall be followed by an interview who qualify for the preliminary examination. In Survey of India Group ‘A’ service, this recruitment drive shall fill up around 215 vacancies in the Indian Defence Service of Engineers, Indian Skill Development Service along with Indian Naval Armament Service, Central Engineering Service along with the Group A mentioned above. Other services including Indian Radio Service shall also be in the list mentioned.