IES Syllabus 2016 (EEE/ECE/Mechanical/Civil) | UPSC IES Exam Pattern PDF

By | July 11, 2015

IES Syllabus

IES SyllabusCandidates, who applied for UPSC IES exam, can acquire the complete IES Syllabus 2016 for EEE/ECE/Mechanical/Civil from this page of The purpose of exam is to recruit the capable candidates in the Engineering stream of govt sector. To crack this exam, candidates must know about IES Syllabus which is given below for your convenience.

This page is providing you to the detailed information about IES Syllabus 2016 such as exam pattern etc. There is a compulsion for the applicants to have the exam’ topics that helps in better preparation for scoring good rank.

IES Syllabus

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Indian Engineering Service (IES) exam annually. The exam will be comprised of two parts namely part I and part II.

Part I

This part consist of written examination will include two sections- Section I consisting of objective types of questions and Section II of conventional papers. UPSC Exam Calendar

Section I: Written examination covers the following topics as an objective type paper as shown below.

General Ability Test:

In this test applicants give the test on the basis of general English such as:

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Spotting Errors
  • Comprehension
  • Restructuring Passage
  • Selecting words
  • General Knowledge

IES Exam Notice

Paper I Paper II covers the engineering topics and applicants may choose any of engineering questions according to apply for which subject such as:

Civil Engineering

  • Building Materials
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Design Of Steel Structures
  • Design Of Concrete And Masonry Structures
  • Construction Practice, Planning And Management
  • Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, Pipe Flow
  • Hydraulic Machines And Hydropower
  • Hydrology
  • Water Resources Engineering

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Mechanical Engineering

  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer And Refrigeration And Air conditioning
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Fluid Machinery And Steam Generators
  • Theory Of Machines
  • Machine Design
  • Strength Of Materials
  • Engineering Materials
  • Production Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering

Electrical Engineering

  • EM Theory
  • Electrical Materials
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Measurements and Instrumentation

Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

  • Material and Components
  • Physical Electronics, Electron Devices and ICs
  • Signals and Systems
  • Network Theory
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Electronic Measurements And Instrumentation

Section II: In section II candidate must give the answers of questions in conventional way on the basis of engineering subjects.

IES Admit Card

Part II

This part of IES Syllabus 2016 consists of Personality test carrying a maximum of 200 marks, if the candidates qualify the written examination.

Exam Pattern:

Category Section Subject Duration Max Marks
Civil / Mechanical / Electrical / Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering Section I – Objective Paper General Ability Test:Part A – General EnglishPart B – General Studies 2 hours 200
Paper I 2 hours 200
Paper II 2 hours 200
Section II – Conventional Paper Paper I 3 hours 200
Paper II 3 hours 200
Total 1000

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