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UPSC IES Prelims Result 2017 declared at

Last Updated - September 14, 2017

UPSC IES Prelims Result 2017 is out now. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the IES Prelims Result 2017 on February 23, 2017. Indian Engineering Services Preliminary exam 2017 was conducted on January 8, 2017. Candidates can check the UPSC IES Prelims Result 2017 on the official website of UPSC i.e. UPSC has published a pdf of scores obtained by all qualified candidates. 

Download IES Prelims Result 2017

This year, some changes were introduced in IES. From a two-tier exam, IES is now a three-tier exam. The three stage are as follows:

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Personality Test

Candidates qualifying IES Prelims 2017, will be sitting for IES Mains 2017 on May 14, 207. IES 2017 Merit List is published after the declaration of IES Result. Ranking of candidates in IES merit list is based upon the total scores secured by them in both the Preliminary and Mains Examination. This will further determine the eligibility of the candidates for the Personality Test.

Candidates those who are not able to download their UPSC IES Prelims Result 2017, can check their results from the Facilitation centers formed by the UPSC. Candidates can go in person or can make calls in working days in between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

Telephone – 23388088, (011)‐23385271/23381125/23098543

UPSC conducts the engineering service examination at various centres across the country to fill up engineering positions in various departments of the central government. There are approximately 440 posts in civil, mechanical, electrical, electronics and telecommunication engineering categories.

IES Result 2017 Exam Dates

UPSC Engineering Services Result 2017 is released in two stages. First, the result for the written examination is released, which indicates the list of candidates who have cleared the IES 2017 Cut Off and can appear in the interview or personality test. Next, the IES Final Result 2017, indicating the recommended candidates is released, on the basis of written exam and interview scores. The candidates applying for the IES 2017 should keep themselves updated about the IES exam by following the IES Exam Dates mentioned below:

Preliminary Exam (Objective Type Paper)January 8, 2017
Preliminary Exam ResultFebruary 23, 2017
Main Exam (Conventional Type Papers)May 14, 2017
Personality Test (Interview)November 1, 2017 – December 15, 2017
IES Result (Final)December 2017

How to check UPSC IES Prelims Result 2017?

Candidates who appear for IES Exam can check their UPSC IES Prelims Result 2017 on the UPSC official website. The candidates should follow the steps for checking the UPSC IES Prelims Result 2017:

  1. Visit the official website of
  2. Click on the ‘What’s New’ section
  3. Click on the link of Engineering Service Examination Result 2017
  4. A new page will open. Go to “Click here” link​
  5. Scroll down and check the link of UPSC IES Prelims Result 2017.
  6. Open the PDF file and search by entering the roll number.
  7. Download the same for future reference.

IES 2017 Marking Scheme

The preliminary exam of Engineering Services Examination is scheduled to be conducted on January 8, 2017. The IES2017 will observe the marking scheme given below:

  • There will be 10 topics in total. Marks in each topic may range from 5 to 15% of the total marks in the paper.
  • For each wrong answer, one-third (0.33) of the marks will be deducted as penalty.
  • If a question is left blank, then there will be no penalty for that question.
  • The total marks of the exam will be 500 + 600 + 200 = 1300.
  • The paper- I Preliminary stage will be conducted for 500 marks, Paper-II Mains stage will carry 600 marks and Personality Test will carry 200 marks.
  • In the Paper –II Conventional Paper (Main Exam), the candidates belonging to General and OBC should score minimum 15 % marks and candidates belonging to SC and ST should score 10 %. The minimum marks for candidates belonging to PH category should be 5 % marks.

Read About IES Exam Pattern

IES 2017 Result: Preliminary Stage

UPSC IES Prelims Result 2017​ was declared on February 23, 2017. It comprises of 2 papers – General studies and Engineering aptitude and civil engineering.

The marks of the Prelims will be added in the final merit list. The candidate who will qualify the Preliminary stage will be called for the Mains Examination.

IES 2017 Result: Mains Stage

The candidates who will qualify the Preliminary stage only will appear for the Mains exam.

The stage-II Mains Examination will comprise of 2 conventional type papers in Engineering Discipline. The paper carry maximum marks of 600 with 300 marks in each paper.

IES 2017 Result: Expected Cut off

IES 2017 Cut off varies for the candidates belonging to different reserved categories. Check the table below for the expected IES Cutoff 2017.

Preliminary Examination

Civil Engineering

CategoryExpected Cutoff (out of 500)

Mechanical Engineering

CategoryExpected Cutoff (out of 500)

Electrical Engineering

CategoryExpected Cutoff (out of 500)

Electronics Engineering

CategoryExpected Cutoff (out of 500)

IES 2017 Result: Personality Test

The candidates who qualify both the stages of IES Exam, preliminary and mains examination, are eligible to appear for the Personality Test. The Personality test will be conducted in the month of November and December, 2017. The test will carry 200 marks with no minimum qualifying marks. In the Personality test candidates, will be assessed on the basis of initiative, tact, leadership, intellectual curiosity, and other social qualities, physical and mental energy, integrity of character and powers of practical application.

IES 2017 Result and Allotment

The final IES Result and Allotment will take place in the month of December, 2017. Scores in the Preliminary, Mains and Personality test obtained by the candidates would determine their final ranking. Candidates will be allotted seats as per the preference expressed by them for the various services/posts.



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