IES 2020 Exam Admit Card
The candidates are advised to download their Admit Card or e-Admission ticket online. The Admit card is now available on the website of the commission. The commission will not send any hard copy of the Admit card at the address of the candidate. Candidates can get it by entering their Registration id on the website of the commission.
Candidates should carry their UPSC ESE 2020 Admit card at the centre of the exam. Without the admit card/hall ticket, the candidate will not be permitted to enter the examination hall. Separate admit cards are issued for Preliminary and Main examination.
How to download IES 2020 admit cards online?
- Visit the official website of UPSC.
- Navigate to the “E-Admit cards” link for various UPSC exams
- Select IES 2020 exam admit card link
- Carefully read the instructions mentioned and take a print out of the same
- Now, submit the details as required and press enter
- IES 2020 admit card will be displayed on the screen
- Download the IES 2020 admit card and take two printouts of the IES admit card
Check all the details mentioned and in case of discrepancy immediately inform the authorities at UPSC.
IES 2020 Exam Result
Separate results are released for the Preliminary and Main phase examination. And, the final result is released after the completion of all the phases. The commission prepares the final merit list of the candidates based on their performance in the Preliminary, Main, and the Interview phase.
UPSC had released IES prelims result 2020 on 20th February 2020. The candidates can download the IES prelims result 2020 pdf and search their roll number. The final results of the UPSC IES exam 2020 are presented in the pdf form. Below you can check the proven steps on how to check the UPSC IES Merit List 2020:
- Go to the official UPSC website.
- Now, under “What’s new” section, tap the link that reads UPSC engineering services (main) result.
- A PDF will open your computer screen, scroll down the page and check your roll number in the merit list.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q. When will be the exam of the IES/ESE, 2020 be held?
The IES/ESE preliminary 2020 exam was performed on 05th January 2020, while the Mains is going to be held on 18th October 2020. The Interview phase will be tentatively conducted in the month of October 2020.
Q. In how many stages the IES/ESE is conducted?
This exam is conducted in three stages. The stage -1 is Preliminary, the stage -2 is Mains exam and the final stage is the Interview stage.
Q. If the marks of the Preliminary round of exam is added while preparing the final merit list of the successful candidates?
Yes, the marks of the Preliminary exam is not merely qualifying in nature rather it is scoring in nature. The candidate is required to score well in the Preliminary round of the exam also to gain the competitive edge over other candidates and gain good ranks in the merit list.
Q. How many question papers are there in the Preliminary exams?
There are 2 question papers in the Preliminary exam. The Paper-1 is the General Aptitude paper and the Paper-2 is the specific Engineering paper which has been selected by the candidate for the exam.
Q. What is the total marks of the Preliminary exam?
The total marks of the preliminary exam are 500 marks. The paper -1 is of 200 marks and the paper-2 is of 300 marks. The marks scored by the candidate in both the papers are added while preparing the final merit list of the successful candidates.
Q. How many question papers are there in the Mains exam of the IES/ESE 2020 exam?
There are two papers in the IES/ESE exams. Both the question papers are from the specific area of the subject of engineering which is selected by the candidate for the exam above. The candidate is advised to score as much he can in these papers of his specialization because the marks of these papers provide them with the competitive edge over the other candidates. The marks scored in the Mains papers play a crucial role in determining the standing of the candidate in the merit list.
Q. What is the maximum marks for which the Mains exam is conducted?
The maximum marks of the IES/ESE exam are 600 marks. There are 2 papers and each paper carries 300 marks. Both papers are the engineering papers or the subjects which the candidate has chosen for the exam. It is the conventional type of question paper, where candidates are asked to write about the theories and solve the question from the practical engineering difficulties.
Q. What is the final stage of the exam?
The final stage of the exam is the Interview or the Personality test. The candidate overall personality standing Measured by the interview board. The interview board aims to reveal about the various personality dimensions of the candidates. The board looks for the leadership skills of the candidate. In addition, it also looks for his social skill, capacity to judge the situation, his creativity, his problem-solving skills, his friendliness etc. In other words, the interview measures all the aspects of the personality of the candidate.
Q. How does the commission prepare the Merit list of the successful candidates?
The commission takes into account the marks scored by the candidate along with all the three stages of the exam. It is the aggregate marks of the candidate which forms the basis for the preparation of the final merit list. The candidate can check their result online on the official website of the commission.
Q. What is the age-limit for the exam?
The candidate should be between the age group of 21 years and 30 years. It means he should not be less than 21 years of the age and should not be more than 30 years of the age.
Q. Is there any age relaxation for the reserved category of candidates?
Yes, there is provision for the age relaxation of the candidates as per the government rule. For further details about it check above the article.
Q. If there is any age relaxation for those candidates who are already employed under the government department?
Yes, there is such provision of age relaxation for the candidates who are already employed in the government sector jobs either at the centre or at the state government public sector undertakings. The maximum age relaxation is of 5 years. It means that they can appear for the exam up to the age of 35 years.
Q. What should be the educational qualification of the candidate for the exam?
The candidate should have done his B.E. or B.Tech from any recognized University or Institutions or Board. Those candidates who have obtained their Engineering degree from any foreign university/institution or board are also eligible for the exam provided that the university has been recognized by the Engineering Association of India.
Q. What should be the nationality of the candidate?
The candidate should be the citizen of India. The persons from Nepal, Bhutan and Tibetan refugees are also eligible for the exam provided that they have migrated to India to permanently settle down in India. In addition, they are also issued a certificate by the government of India in their favour citizenship.
Q. If the People of Indian origin are also eligible to appear for the exam?
Yes, people of Indian origin from some countries are also eligible to appear for the exam. But there are only a few selected countries from where the Indian people can be made eligible for the exam.