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Detailed UPSC IES Exam Pattern – Prelims & Mains 2018

The Union Public Service Commission has released a recruitment drive for all young Engineers in the country. If you get selected in the Indian Engineering Services you get a reputed position as a Class-I Officer with the Government of India. If you are looking forward to availing this opportunity of competing with passionate fellow engineers to become a Government Officer, then this is your chance. Apply for this UPSC IES Exam and start your preparation by reading this detailed article on UPSC IES Exam Pattern for both Prelims & Mains. You will find the IES Exam Pattern for Civil (CE), Mechanical (ME), Electrical (EE), & Electronics & Telecommunication (ECE) branch.

UPSC IES Important Dates 2018

Exam
Events
Important Exam
Dates
Start Dates of
Applications
27th September
2017
Last Date of
Applications
23rd October 2017
Till 6:00 pm

UPSC IES Exam Pattern 2018

If you have applied for the UPSC IES Exam, then it is given that you have started your preparation for the Indian Engineering Services Exam quickly. It is crucial that you study the Exam Pattern for UPSC IES Exam. Follow the given tables carefully.

You have to appear for 3 Stages mentioned in the UPSC IES Exam Pattern:

  1. UPSC IES Prelims Stage
  2. UPSC IES Mains Stage (Conventional Engineering Papers)
  3. UPSC IES Interview

⇒ UPSC IES Exam Pattern – Prelims 2018

Category I – Civil Engineering (Prelims)
Papers Subject Duration Max.
Marks
Paper I General Studies &
Engineering Aptitude
2 hours 200
Paper II Civil Engineering 3 hours 300
Total 500
Category II – Mechanical Engineering (Prelims)
Papers Subject Duration Max.
Marks
Paper I General Studies &
Engineering Aptitude
2 hours 200
Paper II Mechanical Engineering 3 hours 300
Total 500
Category III – Electrical  Engineering (Prelims)
Papers Subject Duration Max.
Marks
Paper I General Studies &
Engineering Aptitude
2 hours 200
Paper II Electrical Engineering 3 hours 300
Total 500
Category IV – Electronics &
Telecommunication Engineering (Prelims)
Papers Subject Duration Max.
Marks
Paper I General Studies &
Engineering Aptitude
2 hours 200
Paper II Electronics &
Telecommunication
Engineering
3 hours 300
Total 500
  • The Prelims will be a total of 500 marks.
  • Paper I will be 200 marks & Paper II will be 300 marks.
  • Negative Marking – 1/3rd marks deducted for each wrong answer.

⇒ UPSC IES Exam Pattern – Mains 2018

Category I – Civil Engineering (Mains)
Papers Subject Duration Max.
Marks
Paper I Civil Engineering 3 hours 300
Paper II Civil Engineering 3 hours 300
Total 600
Category II – Mechanical Engineering (Mains)
Papers Subject Duration Max.
Mark
s
Paper I Mechanical Engineering 3 hours 300
Paper II Mechanical Engineering 3 hours 300
Total 600
Category III – Electrical Engineering (Mains)
Papers Subject Duration Max.
Marks
Paper I Electrical Engineering 3 hours 300
Paper II Electrical Engineering 3 hours 300
Total 600
Category I – Electronics &
Telecommunication Engineering (Mains)
Papers Subject Duration Max.
Marks
Paper I Electronics &
Telecommunication
Engineering
3 hours 300
Paper II Electronics &
Telecommunication
Engineering
3 hours 300
Total 600
  • A total of 2 papers will be conducted at this stage.
  • 300 marks each will be allotted to the exam.
  • Total the exam will be of 600 marks.

⇒ UPSC IES Exam Pattern – Interviews 2018

  • Once you clear the UPSC IES Mains Stage, you will be eligible for an Interview.
  • The Interview will be of 200 marks.
  • This will be a personality Test to judge your personality & communication skills.

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