Engineering Services Examination Paper Pattern

Indian Engineering Service Exam consist of two phase. First phase will involve a written test which will comprise of two sections - Section I will consist of objective type questions and Section II will be of conventional papers. Second phase will involve personality test carrying a maximum of 200 marks for candidates qualifying in the written examination.


Paper pattern: Phase one:

1. Category-I Civil Engineering:

The paper will be of maximum 1000 marks with each section of 200 marks. The duration for each paper will be 2 hours for objective and 3 hours for conventional.

Section I.-Objective Papers
General Ability Test
(Part A : General English)
(Part B : General Studies)
Civil Engineering Paper-I
Civil Engineering Paper-II

Section II-Conventional Papers
Civil Engineering Paper-I
Civil Engineering Paper-II


2. Category-II Mechanical Engineering:

The paper will be of maximum 1000 marks with each section of 200 marks. The duration for each paper will be 2 hours for objective and 3 hours for conventional.

Section I-Objective Papers
General Ability Test
(Part A : General English)
(Part B : General Studies)
Mechanical Engineering Paper-I
Mechanical Engineering 2 Paper-II

Section II-Conventional Papers
Mechanical Engineering Paper-I
Mechanical Engineering Paper-II


3. Category-III Electrical Engineering:



The paper will be of maximum 1000 marks with each section of 200 marks. The duration for each paper will be 2 hours for objective and 3 hours for conventional.

Section I-Objective Papers
General Ability Test
(Part A : General English)
(Part B : General Studies)
Electrical Engineering Paper-I
Electrical Engineering Paper-II

Section II-Conventional Papers
Electrical Engineering Paper-I
Electrical Engineering Paper-II


4. Category-IV Electronics and Telecommunication engineering:

The paper will be of maximum 1000 marks with each section of 200 marks. The duration for each paper will be 2 hours for objective and 3 hours for conventional.

Section I-Objective Papers
General Ability Test
(Part A : General English)
(Part B : General Studies)
Electronics and Telecommunication
Engineering Paper-I
Electronics and Telecommunication
Engineering Paper-II

Section II-Conventional Papers
Electronics and Telecommunication
Engineering Paper-I
Electronics and Telecommunication
Engineering Paper-II