IES Exam 2023: Current Notification, Updates, and Exam Date

The IES exam is popularly known as Indian Engineering Services or Engineering Services Examination (ESE). IES exam is considered to be a higher-level competitive exam held across the country. Indian Engineering Services (IES) is referred to as one of the most prestigious jobs for engineering graduates where the eligible candidates are selected as engineers for the various posts under the ministries and departments of the Government of India. 

Candidates who are selected will be appointed for the service in Group A departments to control the technical and managerial activities under the Government of India. In this article, we are going to confer on another competitive exam i.e.GATE Exam with its highlights.

Who will be Conducting the GATE Exam 2023? 

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) exam is an all- India examination conducted by IIScs and Seven IITs in eight zones across the nation. GATE exam is a primary level test for a comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in Engineering and technology. GATE exam is an entrance exam to get admissions in M.Tech/ Ph.D. for PSUs jobs opportunities like BARC, BEL, ONGS, etc. 


The official authorities will release the notification PDF in September,2022 with its exam date, and application form link very soon. The GATE exam is regulated rotationally by either IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, and IIT Roorkee every year. 

GATE Exam 2023 Highlights

Here are some highlights of the GATE exam 2023 for the candidates below. BYJU’S Exam Prep also assists the students in preparing for GATE exams, follow the site to stay in touch with all the updated information. 

  • Name of the papers for the GATE exam – Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture and Geomatics Engineering.
  • Level for GATE exam- National
  • Exam Language for GATE- English
  • Application mode – Online
  • Exam Mode- Online
  • Total Papers for GATE exam – 29 papers 
  • Type of Question Papers – MSQ/MCQ/NAT
  • Participating Colleges for GATE Exam- 1072
  •  Duration for GATE exam- 3 Hours

Notification of IES Exam 2023

The latest updated notification PDF of IES exam 2023 gives the details of the application form will be starting from 14th September, 2022. The Preliminary Exam for IES exam will be held in the month of February, 2023. Candidates who clear the preliminary exam will be allowed to appear for the Mains Exam of IES Exam 2023. Further details of the Mains exam will be provided by the recruiting body on their official website. Some of the updated details for IES exam 2023 are given below-

  • The notification release date for IES exam 2023- is 14th September 2022
  • Online application last date for IES exam 2023- 4th October,2022
  • Preliminary exam date for IES exam 2023- 19th February,2023
  • Mains exam date for IES exam 2023- 25th June 2023

IES Exam Update in Brief 

Before applying for the IES examination, candidates are expected to go through the highlights of the exam to have a proper understanding of the upcoming exam. The updated points for IES exam are listed briefly below- 

  • Name of the examination-  Indian Engineering Services
  • Recruiting body- Union Public Service Commission
  • Number of vacancies- 247
  • Exam level- National
  • Mode of Examination- Offline
  • Selection Procedure- Preliminary, Mains and Personality test

IES Exam Date 2022 and 2023

Candidates should check the official website to know the IES exam dates 2022 and 2023. The Preliminary exam and Mains exam are already released by UPSC  on the websites. The Preliminary exam of the IES exam was conducted on 20 February 2022 and the ESE Mains is going to be conducted on 26 June 2022. 

The schedule of both phases Preliminary exam and Mains exam for the IES exam date are given below:

  • Release date IES notification 2022- 22 September,2021
  • Starting online application date for IES exam- 22 September,2021
  • Receipt of Application last date for IES exam- 12th October,2021

In this article, we have mentioned the two most higher-level competitive exams for the candidates who are willing to attempt the IES exam 2023. Candidates should know the importance of the IES exam and GATE exam and must keep track of their official websites respectively for better preparation.

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