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IES - ESE Exam Pattern

Before appearing in the IES exam, it is advised to go through the IES exam pattern first so as to know the exam structure and marking scheme. The examination shall be held in two phases, i.e. Prelims (objective) and Mains (subjective).

Highlights of IES Exam Pattern

BranchSectionSubjectTime DurationMaximum Marks
Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringSection 1: Objective (Prelims)Total: 500 marksPaper 1 (General and Engineering Aptitude)2 hours200 marks
Paper II (according to the branch)3 hours300 marks
Section 2: Conventional (Mains)Total: 600 marksPaper 1 (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude)3 hours300 marks
Paper II3 hours300 marks

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IES Exam Pattern for different branches/categories

Exam Pattern For IES Prelims Exam

Civil Engineering

PaperSubjectDurationMarks
Paper 1General Studies and Engineering Aptitude2 hours200 marks
Paper 2Civil Engineering Paper3 hours300 marks

Mechanical Engineering

PaperSubjectDurationMarks
Paper 1General Studies and Engineering Aptitude2 hours200 marks
Paper 2Mechanical Engineering Paper3 hours300 marks

Electrical Engineering

PaperSubjectDurationMarks
Paper 1General Studies and Engineering Aptitude2 hours200 marks
Paper 2Electrical Engineering Paper3 hours300 marks

Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

PaperSubjectDurationMarks
Paper 1General Studies and Engineering Aptitude2 hours200 marks
Paper 2Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering Paper3 hours300 marks

  • The exam paper will be of total 500 marks according to IES Exam Pattern.
  • This stage is objective in nature.
  • 5 hours will be given to solve the entire paper.
  • 0.33 marks will be deducted for the wrong answers as a penalty. If more than one answer is given to any question, it will be treated as a wrong answer and negative marking will be applicable. No marks will be deducted if a question is left unanswered.

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Exam Pattern For IES Mains Exam

Civil Engineering

PaperSubjectDurationMarks
Paper 1General Studies and Engineering Aptitude3 hours300 marks
Paper 2Civil Engineering Paper3 hours300 marks

Mechanical Engineering

PaperSubjectDurationMarks
Paper 1General Studies and Engineering Aptitude3 hours300 marks
Paper 2Mechanical Engineering Paper3 hours300 marks

Electrical Engineering

PaperSubjectDurationMarks
Paper 1General Studies and Engineering Aptitude3 hours300 marks
Paper 2Electrical Engineering Paper3 hours300 marks

Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

PaperSubjectDurationMarks
Paper 1General Studies and Engineering Aptitude3 hours300 marks
Paper 2Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Paper3 hours300 marks

  • The paper will be of total 600 marks
  • 6 hours will be given to finish the entire paper (paper 1 and paper 2)
  • The conventional paper needs to be written in English only

Exam Pattern For IES Personality Test

  • According to the official IES exam pattern, stage III i.e. personality test will be of 200 marks
  • This personality test is the third and the final round of the selection procedure and is conducted to check the communication and verbal ability of the candidate. Special attention will be paid to the aspirant s leadership ability, mental and physical energy, intellectual curiosity etc.

Day-wise Schedule of IES Written Exam

  • Day 1: General studies and engineering aptitude exam (The exam will be for 2 hours and of 200 marks in total)
  • Day 2: Objective type technical paper - II and III (Four options are given to every question)
  • Day 3: Conventional type technical paper

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