UPSC IES Exam Previous Question Papers with Answer

UPSC IES Exam Previous Year Question Papers

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The Indian Engineering Services exam pattern and exam syllabus are given below. A thorough knowledge of these is a must before starting preparation.

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Exam Pattern of UPSC Engineering Services

Union PSC IES Prelims Exam Pattern 2017

Stage 1 or preliminary exam will be an objective type paper. This stage will have two question papers which will constitute a total of 500 Marks. Paper 1 – 200 marks and Paper 2 – 300 marks. Syllabus for UPSC Prelims is given in UPSC IES Syllabus section. Paper 1 is a General Studies paper and Paper 2 will be Engineering Aptitude.

Only candidates declared by the commission can appear for the Mains Exam. Students need to clear the cut off marks states by the commission to be selected for next level.  The result of Stage 1 exam will be used for calculation of merit list

S. No Exam Type Papers Subject Names Marks Exam Duration
1. Objective Type Paper-1 General Studies 200 2 Hours
 2. Engineering Aptitude
3. Paper-2 Concerned Subject 300 3 Hours
Total Marks 500 5 Hours

UPSC IES Mains Exam Pattern 2017

Stage 2 or mains exams is a conventional exam that has questions only from one of the chosen subject of Engineering. There will be two papers for 300 Marks each from selected discipline of Engineering.

S. No Exam Type Papers Subject Names No. of Marks Duration
1. Conventional Type Paper-1 Concerned Engineering Discipline 300 3 Hours
2. Paper-2 Engineering Discipline specific 300 3 Hours
Total Marks 600 6 Hours

General Studies Syllabus:-

  1. Current issues of national and international importance relating to social, economic and industrial development
  2. Engineering Aptitude covering Logical reasoning and Analytical ability
  3. Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
  4. General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety
  5. Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance and services
  6. Basics of Energy and Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact
  7. Basics of Project Management
  8. Basics of Material Science and Engineering
  9. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, e-governance and technology based education.
  10. Ethics and values in Engineering profession

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Download UPSC Engineering Services Question Paper PDF

As UPSC exam is conducted in four streams, we provide you previous year question papers of UPSC IES exam for all these branches. Click on respective links are download the previous year question paper.

As all exams of UPSC IES will be under time limit and competition has been increased ever since. To overcome the drawback to part question paper left unsolved due to time limit can be done by using previous year paper to your advantage. Solve these paper as you would on exam day with time constraint and concentration. This habit will help you improve time management.

Union PSC IES 2016 Prelims Exam Papers UPSC IES (ESE) 2017 Prelims Exam Papers
Last 5 Years UPSC IES Old question Papers – Civil  Union PSC IES Previous Question Papers – Civil
UPSC ESE Prelims Solved Question Papers Pdf – Mech UPSC Engineering Services Model Papers – Mech
Download UPSC Indian Engineering Services Model Papers – Electrical Union Public Service Commission Old Papers – Electrical
Refer UPSC IES (ESE) Model Papers – Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Union PSC ESE Sample Question papers – Electronics & Telecom
UPSC Indian Engineering Services Prelims Practice Papers – General Ability UPSC IES Prelims Question Papers – Engg Aptitude
UPSC IES (ESE) Mains Exam 2016 papers
Union Public Service Commission IES Sample Papers – Civil
UPSC IES Mains Exam Old Papers – Mech
UPSC Indian Engineering Services Mains Model Papers – Electrical
ESE UPSC Old Question Papers – Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

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