IES Syllabus for General Ability

IES Syllabus for General Ability

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 IES Syllabus for General Ability
Indian Engineering Services Examination is conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service commission) for recruitment in various engineering services or post in various Government Departments .Here we have tried to bring Indian Engineering service IES syllabus for general ability. The recruitment mainly takes place for three categories they are Electrical Engineering and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering , Mechanical Engineering  and  Civil Engineering. Large number of candidates appear for IES-ESE  exam every year as the jobs here are considered  to be highly reputed. Vacancies here is limited (nearly 560 including 47 PH Vacancy) so the selection process is quite difficult. The selected candidates get a handsome pay along with several other incentives of Government jobs and job security.

The selection through Engineering Services Examination will take place through two stages: Written Tests & Personality Test. The candidates who qualify the written tests will be  called for personality test. The written tests carries 1000 marks while personality test carries 200 marks.

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Marks assigned to subject and timing:-

  • Day 1 [General Ability Test (2 Hour & 200 Marks)
  • Day 2 [Objective Paper-I (2 Hour & 200 Marks ) & Objective Paper-II (2 Hour & 200 Marks )]
  • Day 3 [Conventional Paper-I (2 Hour & 200 Marks ) & Conventional Paper-II (2 Hour & 200 Marks )]

Details about the Examination:

The examination take place in two parts:

(i)Written Tests :



Written test  is total of 1000 marks. It consists of 5 papers each carries 200 marks. First paper is  General Ability Paper consisting of objective type questions from General English and General Studies which includes knowledge of current events, Indian History and Geography. The rest 4 papers are specific to the applicable engineering discipline. In the section which is specific to the applicable engineering discipline will have objective type questions  for first two papers and  subjective type questions for the rest two papers .

And the second part of the examination include

(ii)Personality Test.

Syllabus  for  General Ability:

Part  I: General English:  The  paper in General English section will have questions  to test the candidate’s understanding of English and ability to  use the English  words at correct place and in a better way .

Part II : General Studies: The  paper in General Studies section will include questions related with  knowledge of current events and of such matters related to everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected from an educated person. The question paper in this section  will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidates should be able to answer without special study.

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