IES stands for Indian Engineering Services (IES) officer, which is one of the most sought after careers for the engineering graduates in India.
IES officers are designated as CLASS I officers who are selected by the Government of India and carry high respect and stature in society because of its difficult selection procedure.
A major segment of the public sector economy, which constitutes of Indian Railways, Military Engineering, Power, Telecommunications, Central Water Engineering, Defense Service of Engineers, Central Engineering Service etc.
Further detailing of work performed by IES officers depends upon their engineering branch and the cadre in which they are recruited in.
All appointments of the IES officers are made by the President of India.