Engineering Services Examination (ESE) or Indian Engineering Services (IES) is an entrance examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for the recruitment of engineers for posts of Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering in government sectors of railways, roadways, defense, energy and telecommunication.
Candidates aspiring to crack IES exam should be fully aware of the IES 2018 syllabus which is similar to IES 2017 Syllabus. Here are some of the benefits of using IES Syllabus for preparation:
Candidates can download IES Syllabus 2018 for all the categories as PDF files using the links below –
From the year 2017 onwards, IES exam is conducted in three stages- Preliminary, Mains and Personality Test. The IES Preliminary Exam 2018 was be conducted on 7th January 2018 and IES Mains Exam will be conducted on 1st July 2018.
Stage I- Preliminary: It consists of two objective type question papers of 200 marks and 300 marks. Paper 1 includes Objective Type General Studies and Engineering Aptitude questions whereas Paper 2 includes Engineering Discipline related questions. There will be negative marking and 0.33 of the marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Stage II–Mains: It will consist of two conventional type papers of Engineering Discipline of 300 marks each.
Stage III- Personality Test: It includes a personal interview with 200 Marks. The candidates who qualify for the Preliminary exam will be eligible for the Mains Exam and those who clear Mains exam will be further called for Personality Test.
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