| Minimum Eligibility criterion for this exam:
(a) Education qualification:
If you have done your B.TECH/B.E in
- Any branch which has word Electronics eg. Electronics Telecomm,Electronics-communication &Electronics engineering.
- Computer science/Information technology.
- Electrical engineering.
- Any branch related to instrumentation engineering.
- M.Sc in Electronics&equivalent
Note: If you belongs to any circuit branch (Electronics, computer, IT, Instrumentation & Electrical) you are eligible for IES in Electronics & Tele Communication. There is no need of minimum percentage in your degree. Computer science is not included in engineering service exams but generally computer science graduates prefer ECE because many subjects of Electronics they have already studied in B.Tech. Instrumentation graduates also prefer IES by electronics&Communication only. Past result shows that many Computer&Instrumentaion graduates have cleared IES exam in E&T only.
(b) Age criterion for IES- 2017:
A candidate for this examination must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st January 2017 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January 1987 and not later than 1st January 1996.There are no number of attempts in Engineering service exam