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Indian Engineering Services Exam 2024 ( IES )

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Updated on Mar 31, 2024 21:32 IST

The Union Public Service Commission released the IES 2024 prelims question paper on its official website. The candidates can download the IES prelims question paper of all subjects here. The Commission released the IES 2024 question paper PDFs for the candidates. The IES 2024 prelims exam asked the questions mentioned in these question papers. The IES 2024 exam was conducted on February 18, 2024. The UPSC Engineering Service Exam (ESE) exam question papers are an important source of IES preparation as they define the important topics for the exam as well as the type of questions asked in the paper. The Commission will release the IES 2024 question paper on the next day of the exam. The Commission will release the IES 2024 answer key to these papers after the declaration of the final result. The IES question papers are a significant source of preparation because it provide a clear picture of the exam. It also provides the topics which are repeatedly asked in the exam. The candidates should give priority to the topics frequently asked in the previous year question papers.

The Commission does not mention the weightage of topics in the official IES syllabus. A close analysis of IES question papers can anticipate the important topics for the exam. In addition to that the candidates can practise with the previous year's question paper's in the exam-like conditions to perform better in the actual exam.  After preparing the topics, the candidates should try to answer the question as asked in the IES previous year question papers. The IES question papers provide a clear estimation of the efforts required to prepare the IES prelims and main exam. It is a highly specialised exam and the candidates need to prepare for the IES exam from the standard subject books.

 

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IES 2024 Question Papers

IES 2024 Prelims Question Papers

IES 2024 Preliminary General Studies & Engineering Aptitude Actual Question Paper
IES 2024 Preliminary Civil Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2024 Preliminary Mechanical Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2024 Preliminary Electrical Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2024 Preliminary Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Actual Question Paper

IES 2023 Questions Papers

IES 2023 Mains Question Papers

IES Main 2023 Mechanical Engineering Paper 2
IES Main 2023 Electronics and Communication Engineering Paper - 2
IES Main 2023 Electrical Engineering Paper 2
IES Main 2023 Civil Engineering Paper 2

IES Question Papers of Previous Years

IES 2017 Preliminary Civil Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Preliminary Electrical Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Preliminary Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Preliminary General Studies & Engineering Aptitude Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Preliminary Mechanical Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Preliminary Civil Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Preliminary Electrical Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Preliminary Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Preliminary General Studies & Engineering Aptitude Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Preliminary Mechanical Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Main Civil Engineering Paper I Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Main Civil Engineering Paper II Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Main Electrical Engineering Paper I Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Main Electrical Engineering Paper II Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Main Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Paper I Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Main Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Paper II Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Main Mechanical Engineering Paper I Actual Question Paper
IES 2017 Main Mechanical Engineering Paper II Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Main Civil Engineering Paper I Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Main Civil Engineering Paper II Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Main Electrical Engineering Paper I Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Main Electrical Engineering Paper II Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Main Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Paper I Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Main Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Paper II Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Main Mechanical Engineering Paper I Actual Question Paper
IES 2018 Main Mechanical Engineering Paper II Actual Question Paper
IES Prelims 2019 General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Actual Question Paper
IES 2019 Preliminary Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2019 Preliminary Civil Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2020 Preliminary Electrical Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2020 Preliminary Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2020 Preliminary Mechanical Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES 2020 Preliminary Civil Engineering Actual Question Paper
IES Prelims 2020 General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Actual Question Paper
IES Prelims 2021 Civil Engineering
IES Prelims 2021 Electrical Engineering
IES Prelims 2021 Electronic and Communication Engineering
IES Prelims 2021 Mechanical Engineering
IES Prelims 2021 General Studies and Engineering Aptitude

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Answered 2 weeks ago

The Union Public Service Commission released the UPSC ESE (IES) 2024 Prelims exam result on March 28. The Commission released the exam result after over a month time. The Commission conducted the IES 2024 prelims exam on February 18, 2024.

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

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Answered 2 weeks ago

The IES 2024 Application Correction Facility started on September 27. The Union Public Service Commission released the IES 2024 notification on September 6, 2023, and the application link was activated with the official notification.

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Answered 3 weeks ago

Topics

Subtopics

Basic Electronics Engineering
  • Basics of semiconductors;
  • Diode/Transistor basics and characteristics;
  • Diodes for different uses;
  • Junction & Field Effect Transistors (BJTs, JFETs, MOSFETs);
  • Transistor amplifiers of different types, oscillators and other circuits; Basics of Integrated Circuits (ICs);
  • Bipolar, MOS and CMOS ICs; Basics of linear ICs, operational amplifiers and their applications-linear/non-linear;
  • Optical sources/detectors;
  • Basics of Optoelectronics and its applications
Basic Electrical Engineering
  • DC circuits-Ohm’s & Kirchoff’s laws, mesh and nodal analysis, circuit theorems;
  • Electro-magnetism, Faraday’s & Lenz’s
    laws, induced EMF and its uses;
  • Single-phase AC circuits;
  • Transformers, efficiency;
  • Basics-DC machines, induction machines, and synchronous machines; Electrical power sources- basics: hydroelectric, thermal, nuclear, wind, solar;
  • Basics of batteries and their uses.
Materials Science
  • Electrical Engineering materials;
  • Crystal structure & defects;
  • Ceramic materials-structures, composites, processing and uses;
  • Insulating laminates for electronics, structures, properties and uses;
  • Magnetic materials, basics, classification, ferrites, ferro/para-magnetic materials and components;
  • Nano materials-basics, preparation, purification, sintering, nano particles and uses;
  • Nano-optical/magnetic/electronic materials and uses;
  • Superconductivity, uses.
Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Principles of measurement, accuracy, precision and standards;
  • Analog and Digital systems for measurement, measuring instruments for different applications; Static/dynamic characteristics of measurement systems, errors, statistical analysis and curve fitting;
  • Measurement systems for non-electrical quantities;
  • Basics of telemetry; Different types of transducers and displays; Data acquisition system basics.
Network Theory
  • Network graphs & matrices;
  • Wye-Delta transformation;
  • Linear constant coefficient differential equations- time domain analysis of RLC circuits;
  • Solution of network equations using Laplace transforms- frequency domain analysis of RLC circuits; 2-port network parameters-driving point & transfer functions; State equations for networks; Steady state sinusoidal analysis.
Analog and Digital Circuits
  • Small signal equivalent circuits of diodes, BJTS and FETs;
  • Diode circuits for different uses;
  • Biasing & stability of BJT & JFET amplifier circuits;
  • Analysis/design of amplifier- single/multi-stage; Feedback& uses; Active filters, timers, multipliers, wave shaping, A/D-D/A converters;
  • Boolean Algebra& uses;
  • Logic gates, Digital IC families, Combinatorial/sequential circuits;
  • Basics of multiplexers, counters/registers/ memories /microprocessors, design& applications

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 3 weeks ago

UPSC mentions the list of topics in the official syllabus as below:

TopicsSubtopics
Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Operational amplifiers – characteristics and applications, combinational and sequential logic circuits, multiplexers, multi-vibrators, sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A  converters, basics of filter circuits and applications, simple active filters;
  • Microprocessor basics- interfaces and applications, basics of linear integrated circuits;
  • Analog communication basics, Modulation and de-modulation, noise and bandwidth, transmitters and receivers, signal-to-noise ratio, digital communication basics, sampling, quantizing, coding, frequency and time domain multiplexing, power line career communication systems.
Systems and Signal Processing
  • Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals, shifting and scaling operations, linear, time-invariant and causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals, sampling theorem, Fourier and Laplace transforms, Z transforms, Discrete Fourier transform, FFT, linear convolution, discrete cosine transform, FIR filter, IIR filter, bilinear transformation.
Control Systems
  • Principles of feedback, transfer function, block diagrams and signal flow graphs, steady-state errors, transforms and their applications; Routh-hurwitz criterion, Nyquist techniques, Bode plots, root loci, lag, lead and lead-lag compensation, stability analysis, transient and frequency response analysis, state space model, state transition matrix, controllability and observability, linear state variable feedback, PID and industrial controllers
Electrical Machines
  • Single phase transformers, three-phase transformers - connections, parallel operation, auto-transformer, energy conversion principles, DC machines - types, windings, generator characteristics, armature reaction and commutation, starting and speed control of motors, Induction motors - principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control, Synchronous machines - performance, regulation, parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications, servo and stepper motors.
Power SystemsBasic power generation concepts, steam, gas and water turbines, transmission line models and performance, cable
performance, insulation, corona and radio interference, power factor correction, symmetrical components, fault analysis,
principles of protection systems, basics of solid state relays and digital protection; Circuit breakers, Radial and ring-main
distribution systems, Matrix representation of power systems, load flow analysis, voltage control and economic operation,
System stability concepts, Swing curves and equal area criterion. HVDC transmission and FACTS concepts, Concepts of
power system dynamics, distributed generation, solar and wind power, smart grid concepts, environmental implications,
fundamentals of power economics.
Power Electronics and DrivesSemiconductor power diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, GTOs, MOSFETs and IGBTs - static characteristics and principles of operation, triggering circuits, phase control rectifiers, bridge converters - fully controlled and half controlled, principles of choppers and inverters, basis concepts of adjustable speed DC and AC drives, DC-DC switched mode  converters, DC-AC switched mode converters, resonant converters, high frequency inductors and transformers, power supplies.

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 3 weeks ago

UPSC mentioned all the topics of Electrical Engineering in the ESE (IES) 2024 notification. The list of topics and subtopics is given below:

TopicsSubtopics
Engineering Mathematics
  • Matrix theory, Eigen values & Eigen vectors, system of linear equations, Numerical methods for solution of non-linear algebraic equations and differential equations, integral calculus, partial derivatives, maxima and minima, Line, Surface and Volume Integrals.
  • Fourier series, linear, non-linear and partial differential equations, initial and boundary value problems, complex variables, Taylor’s and Laurent’s series, residue theorem, probability and statistics fundamentals, Sampling theorem, random variables, Normal and Poisson distributions, correlation and regression analysis.
Electrical Materials
  • Electrical Engineering Materials, crystal structures and defects, ceramic materials, insulating materials, magnetic materials – basics, properties and applications; ferrities, ferro-magnetic materials and components; basics of solid state physics, conductors; Photo-conductivity; Basics of Nano materials and Superconductors.
Electric Circuits and Fields
  • Circuit elements, network graph, KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis, ideal current and voltage sources, Thevenin’s,
    Norton’s, Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems, transient response of DC and AC networks, Sinusoidal
    steady state analysis, basic filter concepts, two-port networks, three phase circuits, Magnetically coupled circuits, Gauss
    Theorem, electric field and potential due to point, line, plane and spherical charge distributions, Ampere’s and Biot-Savart’s laws; inductance, dielectrics, capacitance; Maxwell’s equations.
Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Principles of measurement, accuracy, precision and standards; Bridges and potentiometers; moving coil, moving iron, dynamometer and induction type instruments, measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor, instrument transformers, digital voltmeters and multi-meters, phase, time and frequency measurement, Q-meters, oscilloscopes, potentiometric recorders, error analysis, Basics of sensors, Transducers, basics of data acquisition systems
Computer FundamentalsNumber systems, Boolean algebra, arithmetic functions, Basic Architecture, Central Processing Unit, I/O and Memory
Organisation; peripheral devices, data represenation and programming, basics of Operating system and networking, virtual
memory, file systems; Elements of programming languages, typical examples.
Basic Electronics EngineeringBasics of Semiconductor diodes and transistors and characteristics, Junction and field effect transistors (BJT, FET and
MOSFETS), different types of transistor amplifiers, equivalent circuits and frequency response; oscillators and other
circuits, feedback amplifiers

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 3 weeks ago

The candidates can see here the IES Mechanical Engineering Paper 2 Syllabus:

TopicsSub-Topics
Engineering Mechanics
  • Analysis of System of Forces, Friction, Centroid and Centre of Gravity, Dynamics; Stresses and Strains-Compound Stresses and Strains, Bending Moment and Shear Force Diagrams, Theory of Bending Stresses- Slope and deflection-Torsion, Thin and thick Cylinders, Spheres.
Engineering Materials
  • Basic Crystallography, Alloys and Phase diagrams, Heat Treatment, Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals, Non-metallic materials, Basics of Nano-materials, Mechanical Properties and Testing, Corrosion prevention and control
Mechanisms and Machines
  • Types of Kinematics Pair, Mobility, Inversions, Kinematic Analysis, Velocity and Acceleration Analysis of Planar Mechanisms, CAMs with uniform acceleration and retardation, cycloidal motion, oscillating followers;
  • Vibrations –Free and forced vibration of undamped and damped SDOF systems, Transmissibility Ratio, Vibration Isolation, Critical Speed of Shafts.
  • Gears – Geometry of tooth profiles, Law of gearing, Involute profile, Interference, Helical, Spiral and Worm Gears, Gear Trains- Simple, compound and Epicyclic;
  • Dynamic Analysis – Slider – crank mechanisms, turning moment computations, balancing of Revolving & Reciprocating masses, Gyroscopes –Effect of Gyroscopic couple on automobiles, ships and aircrafts, Governors.
Design of Machine Elements
  • Design for static and dynamic loading;
  • failure theories;
  • fatigue strength and the S-N diagram;
  • Principles of the design of machine elements such as riveted, welded and bolted joints.
  • Shafts, Spur gears, rolling and sliding contact bearings, Brakes and clutches, flywheels.
Manufacturing, Industrial and Maintenance Engineering
  • Metal casting-Metal forming, Metal Joining, Machining and machine tool operations, Limits, fits and tolerances, Metrology and inspection, computer Integrated manufacturing, FMS, Production planning and Control, Inventory control and operations research - CPM-PERT.
  • Failure concepts and characteristics-Reliability, Failure analysis, Machine Vibration, Data acquisition, Fault Detection, Vibration Monitoring, Field Balancing of Rotors, Noise Monitoring, Wear and Debris Analysis, Signature Analysis, NDT Techniques in Condition Monitoring.
Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Microprocessors and Microcontrollers:  Architecture, programming, I/O, Computer interfacing, Programmable logic controller.
  • Sensors and actuators, Piezoelectric accelerometer, Hall effect sensor, Optical Encoder, Resolver, Inductosyn, Pneumatic and Hydraulic actuators, stepper motor, Control Systems- Mathematical modeling of Physical systems, control signals, controllability and observability.
  • Robotics, Robot Classification, Robot Specification, notation; Direct and Inverse Kinematics;
  • Homogeneous Coordinates and Arm Equation of four Axis SCARA Robot.

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 3 weeks ago

The candidates can see here the IES Mechanical Engineering Paper 1 Syllabus:

Topics

Sub-Topics

Fluid Mechanics

  • Basic Concepts and Properties of Fluids, Manometry, Fluid Statics, Buoyancy, Equations of Motion, Bernoulli’s equation and applications, Viscous flow of incompressible fluids, Laminar and Turbulent flows, Flow through pipes and head losses in pipes.
Thermodynamics and Heat transfer


  • Thermodynamic systems and processes; properties of pure substance; Zeroth, First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics;
  • Entropy, Irreversibility and availability; analysis of thermodynamic cycles related to energy conversion: Rankine, Otto, Diesel and Dual Cycles; ideal and real gases; compressibility factor; Gas mixtures.
  • Modes of heat transfer, Steady and unsteady heat conduction, Thermal resistance, Fins, Free and forced convection,
    Correlations for convective heat transfer, Radiative heat transfer – Radiation heat transfer co-efficient; boiling and
    condensation, Heat exchanger performance analysis.
IC Engines, Refrigeration and Air conditioning
  • SI and CI Engines, Engine Systems and Components, Performance characteristics and testing of IC Engines; Fuels; Emissions and Emission Control.
  • Vapour compression refrigeration, Refrigerants and Working cycles, Compressors, Condensers, Evaporators and Expansion devices, Other types of refrigeration systems like Vapour Absorption, Vapour jet, thermo electric and Vortex tube refrigeration.
  • Psychometric properties and processes, Comfort chart, Comfort and industrial air conditioning, Load calculations and Heat pumps.
Turbo Machinery
  • Reciprocating and Rotary pumps, Pelton wheel, Kaplan and Francis Turbines, velocity diagrams, Impulse and Reaction principles, Steam and Gas Turbines, Theory of Jet Propulsion – Pulse jet and Ram Jet Engines,
  • Reciprocating and Rotary Compressors – Theory and Applications
Power Plant Engineering
  • Rankine and Brayton cycles with regeneration and reheat, Fuels and their properties, Flue gas analysis, Boilers, steam turbines and other power plant components like condensers, air ejectors, electrostatic precipitators and cooling towers – their theory and design, types and applications;
Renewable Sources of Energy
  • Solar Radiation, Solar Thermal Energy collection - Flat Plate and focusing collectors their materials and performance.
  • Solar Thermal Energy Storage, Applications – heating, cooling and Power Generation;
  • Solar Photovoltaic Conversion;
  • Harnessing of Wind Energy, Bio-mass and Tidal Energy – Methods and Applications, Working principles of Fuel Cells.

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 3 weeks ago

The candidates can see below the IES Civil Engineering Paper 2 Syllabus:

The following topics are given for the Civil Engineering Paper 2

TopicsSub-Topics
Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power

(a) Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, Pipe Flow:

  • Fluid properties; Dimensional Analysis and Modeling;
  • Fluid dynamics including flow kinematics and measurements; Flow net;
  • Viscosity, Boundary layer and control, Drag, Lift, Principles in open channel flow, Flow controls. Hydraulic jump;
  • Surges;
  • Pipe networks.

(b) Hydraulic Machines and Hydropower -

  • Various pumps, Air vessels, Hydraulic turbines – types, classifications & performance parameters;
  • Powerhouse – classification and layout, storage, pondage, control of supply.
Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
  • Hydrological cycle, Ground water hydrology, Well hydrology and related data analysis;
  • Streams and their gauging;
  • River morphology;
  • Flood, drought and their management; Capacity of Reservoirs. 
  • Water Resources Engineering: Multipurpose uses of Water, River basins and their potential; Irrigation systems, water
    demand assessment; Resources - storages and their yields;
  • Water logging, canal and drainage design, Gravity dams, falls, weirs, Energy dissipaters, barrage Distribution works, Cross drainage works and head works and their design;
  • Concepts in canal design, construction & maintenance;
  • River training, measurement and analysis of rainfall.
Environmental Engineering

(a) Water Supply Engineering:

  • Sources, Estimation, quality standards and testing of water and their treatment;
  • Rural, Institutional and industrial water supply;
  • Physical, chemical and biological characteristics and sources of water, Pollutants in water and its effects, Estimation of water demand;
  • Drinking water Standards, Water Treatment Plants, and Water distribution networks.

(b) Waste Water Engineering:

  • Planning & design of domestic waste water, sewage collection and disposal; Plumbing Systems. Components and layout
    of sewerage system;
  • Planning & design of Domestic Waste-water disposal system;
  • Sludge management including treatment, disposal and re-use of treated effluents; Industrial waste waters and Effluent Treatment Plants including institutional and industrial sewage management.

(c) Solid Waste Management:

  • Sources & classification of solid wastes along with planning & design of its management system;
  • Disposal system,
  • Beneficial aspects of wastes and Utilization by Civil Engineers.

(d) Air, Noise pollution and Ecology:

  • Concepts & general methodology.
Geo-technical Engineering and Foundation Engineering

(a) Geo-technical Engineering:

Soil exploration - planning & methods, Properties of soil, classification, various tests and inter- relationships; Permeability & Seepage, Compressibility, consolidation and Shearing resistance, Earth pressure theories and stress distribution in soil; Properties and uses of geo-synthetics.

(b) Foundation Engineering:

Types of foundations & selection criteria, bearing capacity, settlement analysis, design and testing of shallow & deep foundations; Slope stability analysis, Earthen embankments, Dams and Earth retaining structures: types, analysis and design, Principles of ground modifications

Surveying and Geology

(a) Surveying:

Classification of surveys, various methodologies, instruments & analysis of measurement of distances, elevation and directions; Field astronomy, Global Positioning System; Map preparation; Photogrammetry; Remote sensing concepts; Survey Layout for culverts, canals, bridges, road/railway alignment and buildings, Setting out of Curves.

(b) Geology:

Basic knowledge of Engineering geology & its application in projects

Transportation Engineering
  • Highways - Planning & construction methodology, Alignment and geometric design; Traffic Surveys and Controls;
  • Principles of Flexible and Rigid pavements design.
  • Tunneling - Alignment, methods of construction, disposal of muck, drainage, lighting and ventilation.
  • Railways Systems – Terminology, Planning, designs and maintenance practices; track modernization.
  • Harbours – Terminology, layouts and planning.
  • Airports – Layout, planning & design.

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 3 weeks ago

The candidates can see below the IES syllabus for the Civil Engineering Branch:

IES Civil Engineering (Paper 1) Syllabus

The following are the details of topics and subtopics of the Civil Engineering Syllabus.

TopicsSub-Topics
Building Materials
  • Stone, Lime, Glass, Plastics, Steel, FRP, Ceramics, Aluminum, Fly Ash, Basic Admixtures, Timber, Bricks and Aggregates:
  • Classification, properties and selection criteria;
  • Cement: Types, Composition, Properties, Uses, Specifications and various Tests; Lime & Cement Mortars and Concrete:
  • Properties and various Tests; Design of Concrete Mixes: Proportioning of aggregates and methods of mix design.
Solid Mechanics
  • Elastic constants, Stress, plane stress, Strains, plane strain, Mohr’s circle of stress and strain, Elastic theories of failure, Principal Stresses, Bending, Shear and Torsion.
Structural Analysis
  • Basics of the strength of materials, Types of stresses and strains, Bending moments and shear force, the concept of bending and shear stresses;
  • Analysis of determinate and indeterminate structures;
  • Trusses, beams, plane frames;
  • Rolling loads, Influence Lines, Unit load method & other methods;
  • Free and Forced vibrations of single-degree and multi-degree freedom systems;
  • Suspended Cables; Concepts and Use of Computer-Aided Design
Design of Steel StructuresPrinciples of Working Stress methods, Design of tension and compression members, Design of beams and beam column
connections, built-up sections, Girders, Industrial roofs, and Principles of Ultimate load design.
Design of Concrete and Masonry structures
  • Limit state design for bending, shear, axial compression and combined forces; Design of beams, Slabs, Lintels,
    Foundations, Retaining walls, Tanks, Staircases;
  • Principles of pre-stressed concrete design including materials and
    methods;
  • Earthquake-resistant design of structures;
  • Design of Masonry Structure.
Construction Practice, Planning and Management
  • Construction - Planning, Equipment, Site investigation and Management including Estimation with the latest project
    management tools and network analysis for different Types of works;
  • Analysis of Rates of various types of works;
  • Tendering Process and Contract Management, Quality Control, Productivity, Operation Cost;
  • Land acquisition;
  • Labour safety and welfare

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 3 weeks ago

The Union Public Service Commission mention the IES Syllabus for the prelims and Mains exam separately in the official notification. The candidates can see here the IES prelims syllabus for General Studies and Engineering Aptitude section.

General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper

Current issues of national and international importance relating to social, economic and industrial development

Basics of Energy and Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment

Engineering Aptitude covering Logical reasoning and Analytical ability

Basics of Project Management

Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis

Basics of Material Science and Engineering

General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, e-governance and technology-based education.

Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance and services

Ethics and values in the engineering profession. 

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