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IES 2018 Result is expected to be published in the last week of February 2018. In order to serve as an Assistant Executive Engineer under Government of India, it is mandatory to clear all the stages in IES Exam. IES Result is declared separately for all the three stages in IES viz. Prelims, Mains and Interview.

Listed below are quick facts related to IES Result 2018:

  • Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the results on its official website i.e.
  • IES Prelims and Mains Result will be published in PDF format in February and August respectively.
  • After clearing IES Mains, candidates will be called for Personal Test/ Interview round.
  • IES 2018 Merit List will be available online after the declaration the result.
  • Ranking of candidates in IES merit list is based on the total scores secured by them in both the Preliminary and Mains Examination. 
Facts about Indian Engineering Services:
  • Last year, approximately 4000 candidates appeared for IES Mains.  
  • And approximately 440 posts in Civil Engg., Mechanical Engg., Electrical Engg. and Electronics & Telecommunication Engg. were available.
  • Candidates clearing the minimum IES Cut Off set will be considered for recruitment.

Highlights of IES Result

IES Result (Prelims 2018) releases onFebruary 23, 2018 (tentative)
IES Result (Mains 2018) releases onJune 23, 2018 (tentative)
IES Result (Interview 2018) will be declared inDecember 2018
Result will be declared byUninion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
IES Result is declared
Result will displayName and Roll number of qualifying candidate
Recruitment will be based onPerformance in all three stages
Total number of vacancies440 approx.

IES 2018 Result Dates

IES 2018 Result for Preliminary examination will be published by UPSC in the last week of February 2018. Qualified candidates will appear for IES Mains Examination (ESE) which comprises of two sections: Paper I and Paper II. Tabulated below are IES 2018 Result dates:

IES Preliminary Exam Date (Objective Type Paper)January 2018
IES 2018 Preliminary Result DateFebruary 2018
IES 2018 Mains Result DateAugust 2018
IES 2018 Personality Test (Interview) Exam DateNovember 2018
IES 2018 Final Result DateDecember 2018

How is IES Result Declared?

  • IES Result is declared separately for all the 3 stages of IES i.e. Preliminary, Mains and Final.
  • After the results for Preliminary Examination is declared, qualifying candidates will sit for Mains Examination.
  • Post clearing IES Mains Examination, candidates will be called for Interview/ Personality test following which final list of selected candidates will be released.

Here is the detailed information on IES Result for all the stages:

IES Result for Prelims

  • IES 2018 Preliminary exam will be conducted in January 2018.
  • IES Result for Prelims will be announced in February 2018.
  • Those who successfully qualify Preliminary Examination shall proceed to IES Mains Examination 2018.
  • The result will be uploaded on the official website of UPSC in the form of PDF file.

The table below indicates the total number of qualified IES Prelims 2018. These candidates would sit for the next stage.

DisciplinesNumber of qualified candidates
Civil Engineering1965
Mechanical Engineering988
Electrical Engineering 453
Electronics & Telecommunication engineering363
Total 3769

IES Result for Mains

  • IES 2018 Mains Examination will be scheduled in May 2018 for candidates who cleared Prelims, according to the cut off set by UPSC.
  • IES result for Mains will be declared in June 2018, as a PDF file which will be uploaded on the official website of UPSC.
  • The file will contain names of all the qualifying candidates for the third stage of IES i.e. Interview/Personality Test.
  • To be eligible to go for Interview Session candidate will be required to qualify to the cut off set by the commission. 

In accordance with the Rules of UPSC, qualified candidates are required to fill up Detailed Application Form (DAF), available on the Commission’s Website i.e. The DAF will be available online in June/July 2018 (11:59 pm).

IES Final Result

Interview of candidates who have qualified for the Personality Test is likely to be conducted during July-August 2018 onwards. The exact date of IES Interview will be intimated through e-Summon Letter.

  • The interview will test candidate’s personality and various skills that he/she possess.
  • The results declared after conducting interview session will be considered final.
  • On the basis of names and roll numbers in this final list, candidate will be recruited.

How to Check IES Result? 

IES Result will be announced on the official website of UPSC. The result will be uploaded as a PDF file which will consist of the roll numbers of the qualified candidates. Final list of IES 2018 will consist of names and roll numbers of the candidates who will be selected after interview stage.

Here are steps to check IES 2018 Result on the website:

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  • Visit the official UPSC website
  • Click on “Active Examinations” under “Examination” from the drop-down menu
  • “Engineering Service Examination 2018” link will be displayed
  • Click and the link will open in a new window in PDF format
  • Result file can be downloaded by clicking download on the right-hand upper corner
  • Click control + F at once and enter your roll number and hit search

Here are the categories of results and posts:

 ICivil Engineering
 IIMechanical Engineering
 IIIElectrical Engineering
 IVElectronics and Telecommunication Engineering

How to Access IES Marksheet? 

Candidates can have access to the Marksheet for Preliminary Examination of IES 2018 after the results have been announced on the official website of UPSC. To access the Marksheet there are some simple steps that must be followed, these steps are:

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  1. Visit the official website of UPSC i.e.
  2. Search for the link “Marksheet Engineering Services Examination 2017 (Prelims/ Mains)”
  3. Enter details asked and the Marksheet will be displayed on the screen
  4. Check and save the Marksheet for further reference

Union Public Service Commission has a Facilitation Counter at its campus. A candidate may obtain any information/clarification regarding their IES Result on working days between 10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. in person OR over Telephone No. 23388088, (011) – 23385271/23381125/23098543
In case a candidate faces any difficulty during filling-up of online Detailed Application Form, they may contact the Telephone No.23388088/23381125 Ext.4331/4340 on all working days between 10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.

IES 2018 Answer Key  

UPSC will release IES 2018 Preliminary and Mains examination answer key on the official website. IES 2018 Answer Key will be available for the following papers:

  • Civil Engineering Paper - I
  • Civil Engineering Paper - II
  • Mechanical Engineering Paper - I
  • Mechanical Engineering Paper - II
  • Electrical Engineering Paper - I
  • Electrical Engineering Paper - II
  • E & T Paper - I
  • E & T Paper - II
  • GAT

How to Download IES 2018 Answer Key 

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on “Answer key” from the drop-down menu under “Examination”
  • Year wise Examination Answer Key will be listed
  • Check “Engineering Services Examination, 2018”
  • All the subjects and papers will be listed with a link beside them.
  • Applicants can click on the link to the respective papers to view and download the answer key.

Applicants can use IES 2018 Official Answer Key to verify their response in the examination. With official answer key, applicants will get an idea of their total marks.

IES 2018 Merit List 

UPSC will conduct IES 2018 Examination and assess the answer sheets of the appeared candidates. IES 2018 Merit List will be declared on the official website of UPSC.
After the result of IES Main Examination (ESE) is declared, IES 2018 Merit List will be declared on the official website. The merit list will be based on the total marks secured by the applicants in both Preliminary and Mains Examination. On the basis of the total, the eligibility for the Personality Test (Interview) will be determined.

Here is a tabulation of details that explains the three-tier scheme of IES 2018 Examination:

StagesExaminationOnly those candidates qualify the Preliminary Examination will be permitted to appear for Stage II Examination
Stage IIES Preliminary Examination (Objective Type Paper)
Paper I (Common)General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper
Paper IIEngineering Discipline-Specific Paper
Stage IIIES Mains Examination (Conventional Type Papers)Only those candidates qualify both Stage I and Stage II Examination will be allowed to appear for Stage III Examination
Paper IEngineering Discipline-specific Paper-I
Paper IIEngineering Discipline-specific Paper-II
Stage IIIPersonality Test (Interview)
Stage I +II + IIIGrand Total = Final IES 2018 ResultCandidates who will qualify all the three stages will be listed in IES 2018 Final Merit List of Engineering Services Examination. The selection of candidates will be based on the total marks secured.

IES 2018 Cut off  

UPSC will prepare IES 2018 Result Cut off. It will be released soon after the declaration of the result.

  • IES 2018 Result Cut off will be released for Preliminary, Mains and Final Examination.
  • The cut off will be released on the basis of subjects - Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.
  • On the basis of Category, the cut off list will be divided into General, OBC, SC, ST, PH-1 and PH-3.

IES 2018 Personality Test 

IES 2018 Personality Test is the stage III of all stages in IES. To appear for Personality Test, candidates should qualify Stage I and Stage II as per the regulations by the authority.

Here are IES 2018 Personality Test details:

  • IES 2018 Personality Test carry a total of 200 marks.
  • It is conducted to assess the candidate’s personality, mental caliber and its suitability for a career in Public service.
  • A Board of Competent and Unbiased observer conducts and supervise the test.
  • Personal qualities such as balance of judgement, leadership qualities, critical powers of assimilation, clear and logical perspective, depth of interest, social cohesion ability, mental alertness and moral integrity.

The fourth and final stage involves grand total of all the stages of IES 2018 Examination. Candidates are then selected on the basis of Merit which is followed by Training to make them acquainted with work and services.

IES Cut Off

IES Cut off will form the basis for selection of candidates for the next stage. It is released post declaration of IES Result. This year, IES 2017 Cutoff will fall between 180-300 for all its streams. Candidates who fall between the specified IES Cut off will proceed to the subsequent stages. The official IES Cut offwill be declared on the website of UPSC.



Category-wise IES Cut off







Civil Engineering







Mechanical Engineering







Electrical Engineering







Electronics Engineering








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Archisman Das

I have cleared the exam! I'm so ecstatic that i'm unable to focus on studying. Can you provide me with a brief study plan?

18 May, 2017 18:26
Vaishali Expert

Hi Archisman, Please find the link and check Preparation tips for IES Exam

19 May, 2017 14:47
Raveena Kapoor

I am quite sure that I won't be able to clear MAINS exam, what are the other options?

18 May, 2017 18:23
Vaishali Expert

Hi Raveena, Wait for the result. If you will not be cleared Mains exam. So, we would like to suggest you, please re-appear the exam.

19 May, 2017 14:36

What is the cut off score for OBC-NCL category in Electrical engineering stream for IES Prelims 2017? I scored 310 in the exam. Please let me know.

18 May, 2017 18:21
Vaishali Expert

Hi Arindam, IES Prelims 2017 cutoff scores for OBC- NCL are 185-190.

19 May, 2017 13:15
Swapnil Verma

I am pretty confident that I will clear the Mains exam. Can you guide me through the interview process of the exam? What sort of questions are asked in the interview? Can you provide me some sample interview questions which will help in my preparation ? I will be highly obliged if you do so. Regards

18 May, 2017 18:19
Vaishali Expert

Hi Swapnil, Please find the link and you can check the detailed information about the interview preparation and there are also present some questions which will help you for interview.

19 May, 2017 13:07
shivani tiwari

What is the minimum cut off for IES Interview?

18 May, 2017 18:09
Vaishali Expert

Hi Shivani, IES 2017 Cutoff will fall between 180-300 for all its streams.

18 May, 2017 18:23
Palak Khanna

Hi, The download button is inactive. I cannot download my mark sheet. How do I download it?

18 May, 2017 18:00
Vaishali Expert

Hi Palak, Firstly please check your internet connection, reload your page or you can re - login your email ID. If you will face the same problem so please report to Union Public Services Commission.

19 May, 2017 12:40
vivek bansal

When will be the IES Mains result declared?

18 May, 2017 17:56
Vaishali Expert

Hi Vivek, IES result for Mains will be declared in August 2017, as a PDF file which will be uploaded on the official website of UPSC

19 May, 2017 12:11
Soumya Sehgal

How many candidates cleared IES Prelims 2017?

18 May, 2017 10:31
Vaishali Expert

Hi Soumya, Approximately 4000 candidates has cleared IES Prelims in 2017.

18 May, 2017 15:33

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