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IES 2018 is set to be conducted in January 08, 2017. UPSC demands students to meet IES Eligibility Criteria mentioned in the article. IES invites students of certain age, nationality, medical standards and educational background to take the written test followed by selection process. Let’s take quick look at the IES Eligibility.
Students applying for Indian Engineering Services must follow be any one of the following nationality. Meeting the following criteria is mandatory and students unable to meet any one of listed eligibility will be removed from the process thereafter.
The certificate of nationality will be accepted only if the candidate has received the certificate from Government of India. The absence of a valid certificate for UPSC IES exam will lead to the rejection of candidature.
Read About IES Exam Pattern
Criteria for Age Limit in IES states that lower age limit for UPSC IES exam is 21 years and Upper Age Limit is 30 years.
The candidate applying for IES must meet the mentioned IES Age Elgibility by January 1, 2018. Candidates who have served in any government organization will get an age relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit. The UPSC Age Criteria defined by UPSC makes it clear that any government official who is applying for the UPSC exam will be getting the age relaxation even if he/she already is working on a post which is considered of a higher officer cadre.
Candidates of SC/ST/OBC/Ex-servicemen quota will receive cumulative reservation benefits on upper age limit if applicable. To claim any reservation the certificate signed by the accepted government authorities must be obtained. The valid certificate will be accepted and the background verification for all information will be done.
The educational qualification IES Criteria as defined for the UPSC requires the applicant to have cleared one of the following criteria:
The UPSC Education Criteria has following exceptions:
All the candidates irrespective of the UPSC IES reservation criteria have to undergo the medical examination process. The process requires the applicant who has cleared the UPSC IES exam to undergo a series of physical fitness test. The standards are to be cleared by all candidates irrespective of their previous appearance for the examination. The medical examination defined by UPSC will be conducted at the various Railway hospitals. The candidates who are found unfit will be disqualified from the further procedure.
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