Read the article to know about the syllabus of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Indian Engineering Services (IES) examination.

IES Exam Syllabus

In order to recruit deserving candidates for various engineering services in government sector, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Engineering Services Examination every year. The exam scrutinizes candidate’s abilities and skills in order to be recruited at various vacant posts under four categories, which includes Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. The final selection of the aspirants depends on their performance in the written examination, followed by personality test. The candidate’s meeting the eligibility criteria can appear for UPSC IES Exam through any of the test center allocated by the commission.
UPSC Indian Engineering Services Examination Syllabus
Union Public Service Commission Engineering Services Examination, popularly referred to as, UPSC Engineering Services Examinationhas a fix exam pattern. The written exam is divided into following sections: General Ability Test,Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Electronics & Tele-communication engineering. Detail syllabus of each section is provided below:
General Ability Test
This section is further divided into two parts:
Part A: General English
The general English section comprises of questions testing the candidate’s understanding of English and use of words.
Part B: General Studies
The General Studies paper comprises of questions on current events, History of India, Geography of a nature, and scientific aspects.
Civil Engineering (For both objective and conventional type)
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, environmental engineering, water supply engineering, waste water engineering, solid waste management, air and noise pollution and ecology, soil mechanics, foundation engineering, surveying, and transportation engineering
Mechanical Engineering (For both objective and conventional type)
Thermodynamics, Cycles and IC Engines, 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, elements of computation
Electrical Engineering (For both objective and conventional type)
Paper - I
EM Theory, Electrical Materials, Electrical Circuits, Measurements and Instrumentation, and control systems
Paper – II
Electrical Machines and Power Transformers, Power systems, analog and digital electronics and circuits, microprocessors, communication systems, and power electronics
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (For both objective and conventional type)
Paper - I
Materials and Components, Physical Electronics, Electron Devices and ICs, Signals and Systems, Network theory, Electromagnetic Theory, Electronic and Measurements and instrumentation
Paper - II

Analog Electronic Circuits, Digital Electronic Circuits, Control Systems, Communication Systems, Microwave Engineering, and Computer Engineering

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