ESE exam pattern
Stage-1 Engineering Services(Preliminary /Stage -I) Examination (objective type papers)
|Papers||Number of Questions||Duration of Exam||Maximum Marks|
|Paper 1 (General Studies & Engineering Aptitude)||100||2 hours||200|
|Paper 2 (Engineering Discipline)||150||3 hours||300|
|Total||250 Questions||5 hours||500 marks|
- Minimum Qualifying Marks for each paper should be at the discretion of the commission.
- Only those candidates qualifying at this stage to be permitted to appear for STAGE-II examination.
Stage-II Engineering Services (Mains / Stage-II ) Examination (Conventional Type papers)
|Main Papers||Number of Questions||Duration of Exam||Maximum Marks|
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|
- Only those candidates qualifying at this stage (i.e.stage-1 +stage 2) to be permitted to appear for stage –III examination
Stage-III Personality Test
- Only those Candidates qualifying at this stage (Stage-1 + Stage-2 + Stage-3) to be included in the final merit list of Engineering Services Examination. Thus The marks Secured by the candidates in the stage-1 (objective type papers) of the Engineering services examination should be added to the marks secured in the stage-2 (Conventional type papers) of the Examination and Stage -3 (Personality Test) and accordingly, such marks secured by the candidates in stage-I should also be counted for merit.