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UPSC ESE/ IES 2022 Mains Result (Declared): Check Cut off, DAF, Selection Process

Updated By Nikkil Visha on 05 Aug, 2022 16:46

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About UPSC ESE 2022

UPSC ESE Mains Result 2022 has been declared on August 03, 2022 on the official website - The authority released a Press Note, containing the list of Provisionally selected candidates for UPSC ESE 2022, who will be called for the Interview/Personality test. A total of 632 candidates cleared the UPSC ESE Mains 20222 Exam. These candidates will be called for the ESE Interview/Personality test, which is the final round of selection. Total vacancies to be filled under the UPSC ESE 2022 drive is 247. Candidates can check the UPSC ESE Mains 2022 result by clicking on the link provided in the article. We have also provided the information about UPSC ESE Mains cutoff 2022 in this article. UPSC ESE 2022 DAF has also been released which can be filled from Aug 5 to 17, 2022 and the dates for Interview / Personality Test will be released soon.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Engineering Services Exam (ESE), popularly known as IES (Indian Engineering Services), is a national-level examination conducted for engineering graduates. Candiates, or preferentially the engineers who qualify the UPSC ESE examination will be designated as Class-1 Officers as Civi Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers under the Government of India. These IES Officers will be responsible for the public sector economy, which comprises Indian Railways, Central Water Engineering, Telecommunications, Defence Service of Engineers, Central Engineering Service, etc. UPSC ESE comprises three stages of examination. The first stage of ESE is commonly known as Preliminary/Stage‐I Examination. The candidates who qualify the ESE Prelims exam are shortlisted for the ESE Mains exam. The Mains exam is a descriptive paper which tests the trade or specialisation related knowledge of the candidate. And finally, candidates, who clear the UPSC ESE Mains result are called for the Interview, which is the third and final round of testing.

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UPSC ESE 2022 Important Dates

The section given below will update you about the important dates and events of UPSC ESE 2022 exam - 

UPSC Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination 2022
UPSC ESE 2022 Application form Starting DateSeptember 22, 2021
UPSC ESE 2022 Application form Last DateOctober 12, 2021
E-Admit Card for Preliminary ExaminationJanuary 2022
The date for Preliminary ExaminationFebruary 20, 2022
Declaration of Preliminary Exam ResultMarch 30, 2022 
UPSC Engineering Services (Mains) Examination 2022
E-Admit Card for Mains ExaminationJune 3, 2022
Date for Mains ExaminationJune 26, 2022
Declaration of Mains Exam ResultAugust 03, 2022
UPSC Engineering Services DAF 2022
Starting date of UPSC ESE 2022 DAFAugust 5, 2022
Last date to fill the DAFAugust 17, 2022 till 6 PM
Interview / Personality TestTBU

UPSC ESE 2022 Exam Timings

UPSC ESE Mains exam timings:




June 26, 2022

09.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon

  • Civil Engineering Paper 1 (Code No. 13)
  • Mechanical Engineering Paper 1 (Code No. 23)
  • Electrical Engineering Paper 1 (Code No. 33)
  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Paper 1 (Code No. 43)

02.00 p.m. to 05.00 p.m.

  • Civil Engineering Paper 2 (Code No. 14)
  • Mechanical Engineering Paper 2 (Code No. 24)
  • Electrical Engineering Paper 2 (Code No. 34)
  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Paper 2 (Code No. 44)

UPSC ESE Prelims exam timings:

PaperExam TimeDate
Paper 1 - General Studies & Engineering10:00 AM to 12:00 PMFebruary 20, 2022
Paper 2 - Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics & Telecom Engineering2:00 PM to 5:00 PMFebruary 20, 2022

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UPSC ESE 2022 Exam Centres

It is important for the candidates to know that the centres are liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission. Here is a list of the exam centres for UPSC ESE.

Centres of Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination

AizwalDehradunJammuPanaji (Goa)Thiruvananthapuram
AllahabadDharwadKochi (Cochin)Port BlairUdaipur
BangaloreDispur (Guwahati)KohimaRaipurVishakhapatnam

Centres for Engineering Services (Main) Examination

AhmedabadChandigarhDispur (Guwahati)LucknowShillong

UPSC ESE 2022 Conducting Body

The organising authority for ESE is Union Public Service Commission, under Government of India. The examination is mainly for the technical and managerial functions of the Government of India. IES officers are selected by the Union Government on the recommendations made by UPSC. This All India Level exam is considered to be tough as compared to other Engineering Service examinations conducted by SSC, PSU's , state engineering services,etc.

UPSC ESE 2022 Answer Key

UPSC releases the ESE Answer Key after the declaration of UPSC ESE result 2022. The ESE answer key is the only authentic source to know the answers of the questions asked in the UPSC ESE exam. The answer key is released on the official website of UPSC at The candidates can download the UPSC ESE 2022 answer key to know the correct answers to the questions asked in the UPSC ESE examination. The answer key help the candidates to asses the number of questions they have answered correctly and incorrectly and hence, calculate their marks accordingly with respect to the marking scheme.  

Steps to download UPSC ESE answer key 2022

Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC at

Step 2: Select the examination section on the web page of UPSC.

Step 3: Click on the Answer key option available in the examination drop down list.

Step 4: Select UPSC ESE answer key option.

Step 5: The screen will then display the answer key for all sets in the form of PDF.

Step 6: Download the UPSC ESE answer key PDF.

UPSC ESE 2022 Mains Result (Declared)

UPSC ESE 2022 mains result has been declared on August 03, 2022 on the official website of UPSC at The UPSC ESE Mains exam was conducted on June 26, 2022 in an offline mode. The UPSC ESE Mains Result 2022 has been announced now and can be checked by clicking on the link available in this section as well as on the official website of the commission.

Steps to download the UPSC ESE 2022 Result

  • Visit UPSC's official website,, for more information.
  • Now, select ‘examination' > ‘Active Examination' from the drop-down menu.
  • Then, from the drop-down option, choose “Engineering Services Mains Examination, 2022.”
  • All of the crucial updates, including the result, will be displayed on the following screen.
  • Check the ESE result by clicking on the Written Test result link.

Students who have appeared for the exam can check the UPSC ESE result 2022 by clicking on the direct link given below.

Direct Link to Check UPSC ESE Mains Result 2022 

UPSC ESE 2022 Cut Off

UPSC has a schedul for releasing the cutoff for ever exam it conducts. It usually declares the Cutoff afterthe declaration of the final results for the exam it conducts. Consequently, UPSC ESE 2022 cutoff will also be released after the completion of ESE exam process. However, UPSC mentions the specific qualifying marks to be scored in the ESE paper to clear the exam. Since a large number of candidates exceeds the minimum qualifying marks as stated by the UPSC, mere securing those qualifying marks does not guarantee your selection. Candidates with the highest scores are shortlisted for the next phase of the ESE Exam.

UPSC ESE cut off marks is the score of the last applicant selected in each category. In the section given below, we have provided the estimated UPSC ESE cutoff 2022.

Mentioned below is the expected cut off list of UPSC ESE 2022:








Civil Engineering







Electrical Engineering







Mechanical Engineering







 Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering







Note: The expected cut-off is based on this year's prediction and has been taken from various sources. 

UPSC ESE 2022 Selection Process

Basically, a candidate has to undergo three stages of the UPSC ESE selection process to get selected. The three stages are:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination
  3. Personality Test

Stage 1: UPSC ESE Prelims Examination

In order to get selected, you will need to clear both the Preliminary and the Mains Examination. The ESE Prelims is divided into two sections:

  1. General Ability
  2. Engineering Branch 

Stage 2: UPSC ESE Mains Examination

Those who have cleared the prelims, need to appear for the IES Mains exam as per the scheduled date. The Mains examination consists of two papers of 300 marks each. 

Stage 3: UPSC ESE Personality Test

If you have cleared both prelims and mains, you are now eligible to participate in the Personal Interview round. Those who clear this round will be qualified for the recruitment process.

UPSC Contact Details

Address: Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110069
Phone Number: 011-23098543 / 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098591 

Important Dates

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Where can I check my UPSC ESE Mains Marks?

As of now, UPSC has released the marks of the candidates who have qualified the ESE Mains exam. The qualified candidates can download the ESE Result PDF and chech their marks. The candidates who failed to clear the ESE Mains exam will have to wait for the final result as the disclosure of marks of the non qualified candidates is done after the completion of the whole examination process. 

What is the Cutoff for the UPSC ESE Mains 2022 Exam?

UPSC ESE Mains cutoff will be released on the official website soon after the completion of the examination process. As of now, candiates can check the expected UPSC ESE cutoff 2022.

When will the UPSC ESE 2022 Interview be held?

The dates for the UPSC ESE Interview/ Personality Test will be intimated to the candidates on their registered mail ID. It is expected that the ESE Mains Interview will be conducted by the end of September 2022.

When will the UPSC ESE 2021 (Prelims) exam be conducted?

The UPSC ESE 2021 (prelims) exam will be conducted on 18th July 2021 and the UPSC ESE 2021 (main) exam on 10th October 2021.

Is the UPSC IES exam different from the UPSC ESE exam?

No, UPSC IES and ESE exams are the same where ESE stands for Engineering Services Exam and IES stands for Indian Engineering Services.

When will the registration process for the UPSC ESE 2021 exam begin?

The registration process for the UPSC ESE (Preliminary) 2021 exam will start from 07th April onwards and will end on 27th April. The registration dates for the UPSC ESE (Main) 2021 exam has not been released yet.

How to prevent rejection of the UPSC ESE Application form?

Your form can get rejected if the information mentioned or the photograph format does not match the requirements of the examining body.  Cross-check these things at least twice to prevent rejection of the form.

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