IES Application Form 2020

IES Application Form 2020 | Online IES Registration Process

IES Application Form 2020

IES Application Form 2020: Are you preparing for UPSC IES Exam? Have you filled the application form ?

Don’t worry! In this article, you will find the complete guide to fill the Online IES Application Form.

IES Application Form 2020

UPSC conducts ESE Exam to recruit Engineering Candidates for various posts under the Government of India.

Engineering Service Exam (ESE) which is also known as Indian Engineering Services (IES). 

Before starting the complete guide, you should know the key points about registration for IES 2020 from the table below:

Conducting Body

UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)

Mode of Application


IES Official Website

Minimum qualification to fill IES Application Form

Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a recognized University

Documents required at the time of form-filling

Scanned copy photograph, signature and Photo ID proof

IES Application Fee 

 INR 200, Women & Reserved Category – Exempted

Candidates expected to register for IES 2020

Over 2 lakhs

IES Vacancies Announced


IES Contact Details

011-23385271/ 23381125/ 23098543

IES/ ESE Registration Dates 2020 

Here you can check important dates related to IES 2020 Registration as per IES Notification.

UPSC had released IES Application Form on September 25, 2020.


Official IES 2020 Dates

Release of IES 2020 Notification

September 25, 2019

IES 2020 Registration Window

September 25 – October 15, 2019

Last day to pay IES Application Fees 

October 15, 2019

IES Application Withdrawal Window

October 22 – 28, 2019 (6:00 PM)

Issue of IES Admit Card for Prelims exam

December 2019

IES/ ESE 2020 Preliminary Exam Date

January 05, 2020

IES/ ESE 2020 Main exam Date

June 28, 2020

How to fill IES Application Form 2020?

You should know that IES 2020 Application Form was available at the official website of UPSC from September 25 – October 15, 2019.

You can easily register for the exam in online mode only. Before feeling the form online, make sure that you have essential pre-requisites as given below.

Essential Pre-requisites for IES Registration 2020

Candidates must keep the following documents handy before beginning with IES Application Process:

  • A valid mobile number,
  • An active email address
  • Class 10, 12 and graduation marksheets.
  • Candidate’s recent colored passport size Photograph
  • Scanned image of candidate’s Signature 
  • Scanned image of candidate’s Photo ID proof
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Physical disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Banking details to pay fees online

Step 1: IES Registration 2020

This is the first step involved in IES Registration, where candidates are required to provide their personal details.

  • Visit the official website of UPSC i.e.
  • Click on the link “online application for various examinations of UPSC” on the home page.
  • If you have already registered then can apply directly for the examination by clicking on the link.
  • If you are new candidate then you should enter on “new users” for one-time registration process of IES.
  • You will be redirected to a new web page with online registration form.
  • You should fill the form correctly by providing all details.
  • Details required in this stage are as follows:
    • Details of 10th class examination-Aggregate marks in percentage, total marks, year of pass out and board name
    • Details of 12th class examination- Aggregate marks in percentage, total marks, year of pass out and board name
    • Details of B.Tech: Aggregate marks in percentage, total marks, year of pass out and the name of university.
    • Name – Enter your name. The name should be the same as mentioned in the 10th or 12th passing certificate. 
    • Parents Name – You have to provide the names of your parents’ in the form. One must make sure to not prefix Shri/ Mr. Dr. etc while entering the names.
    • Gender – Select your gender i.e. male or female.
    • Date of Birth – Provide the date of birth as mentioned in passing certificates of class 10th and 12th.
    • Nationality – You have to mention the nationality. All candidates except citizens of India are required to produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.
    • Email Address – Provide a valid and active email ID. All the communication related to IES is done on the ID provided.
    • Password – Here, choose a maximum 10 digit password for future logins. It should have at least 1 character and 1 number.
    • Mobile Number – Provide a working mobile number. Make sure to enter it correctly because this is another medium where all the communication related to IES will be done.
    • Academic Details –The following details are required under this head: 

Step 2: IES Application Fees

You have to pay an application fee as prescribed by UPSC based on your category.

You can check category-wise application fee structure from the table below:


Application Fee (INR)

General/ OBC/ EWS






  • IES Application Fee can be paid via online or offline mode.
    • Online mode – Payment can be done through SBI Net Banking/ Any Credit card/ Debit card.
    • Offline mode – Submit bank challan of INR 200 at the nearest branch of State Bank of India. 

Step 3: IES Exam Center selection

  • Next, you have to choose the location preference for IES exam center.
  • You will have an option to select just one exam center for Indian Engineering Services examination.
  • The exam center options need to be made from a drop-down menu.

Step 4: Uploading of Photograph, Signature and ID Proof

You should know that this is the last step in the entire registration procedure for IES.

  • The scanned photograph and signature should be in JPG format.
  • In this step, candidates are required to upload their scanned Photo, Signature and Photo ID proof as per the specifications defined by UPSC.


Not less than

Not more than

Pixel size



20 KB

300 KB

350 x 350 to 1000 x 1000



20 KB

300 KB

350 x 350 to 1000 x 1000


Photo ID Proof

20 KB

300 KB


Step 5: Submission

After filling the application form, candidates should check if all the details furnished by them are accurate.

  • You should carefully check all the sections in the application form and see if all the details entered are accurate.
  • After checking thoroughly, click on “submit” button.
  • You must take a printout of the filled application form for future use.


  • Corrections can be done in the application form of IES before submitting the form.
  • Once the form is submitted, it can neither be withdrawn nor corrected.
  • Therefore, candidates are advised to verify all the details that they have entered in the application form before they submit it.

Other Important Links To Know More About IES Exam

You can refer following links to know more about the UPSC IES Exam.

We have covered the detailed guide on IES Application Form 2020. Feel free to ask us any questions in the comment section below.

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