IES 2016 Interview Experience


Board-  Shri Arvind Saxena Electrical  AIR 6 Interview score- 142/200 DATE- November 2, 2016 Time- 9:00 AM I reached UPSC bhavan around 8 AM. First there were many security checks and briefings. then, they will make you wait in the waiting room. a peon will call as your turn comes. Boards were allotted to the…

Conventional Practice book for UPSC IES/IAS Civil Engineering aspirants


Presently working in Indian Railways(IRSE), I am going to  launch a conventional practice test papers book for civil engineering for UPSC IES/IAS aspirants .It contains analytical/theoretical questions on the latest pattern of IES/IAS and most important thing is that it contains questions which have never been asked previously in these exams and are not available…

Conventional paper: A boon not bane


What fears most of the candidates is writing mains/subjective/conventional paper of ESE. The question is why? In my perspective its because most of the other exams(Gate/PSU’s etc) have objective papers only and we have a lot of practice that fear of objective paper is almost gone . But, Lets face it, no one can clear this…

Books Coverage for ESE (E&C)


Dear friends I wish to share with you coverage of standard textbooks which I referred during my semesters and ESE preparation. I’ve written this keeping in mind that people generally don’t want to spend time on books seeing less benefit to cost ratio. In most of the blogs only book names are referred. But I…

OBC Creamy Layer Criteria


        It is observed in many cases that people are not aware of all the criteria related to the OBC Creamy layer categorization. Many times candidates apply to competitive examinations with the OBC non-Creamy layer category but at the time of document verification, they have to face problems and in some cases…

Problems of Working in Railways


Hello Everyone, I found a letter where an IRSE officer describes the deteriorating condition of working in railways. My intention has been to put everything available with me on the table.  This article is all about the problems faced by young officers of railways in the filed. This not the whole picture, it primarily represents…

Leave for IAS preparation in Railways


Recently,Ministry of Railways issued a letter to all the Centralised Training Insititutes about giving one year extraordinary leave for preparation of CSE/ESE. I am posting that letter below. The letter is self explanatory however main points are as below. At the time of joining your service, you will be given two option. First option is…

Tips from ESE Electrical Topper(AIR 6)


This post is written by Anas Feroz, ESE 2015 AIR 6 from Electrical Engineering. He can be reached at anas.feroz.eee10@iitbhu.ac.in   I got selected in BARC, PGCIL, HPCL, IOCL , NTPC, DMRC and ONGC , thanks for the reason that i did’nt gave up on my ESE preparation. Most of the interview questions were from the conventional…

Comparison of GATE and ESE syllabus for Civil Engineering


SUBJECT                                    GATE UPSC ESE   Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra; Systems of linear equations; Eigen values and Eigen vectors. Calculus: Functions of single variable; Limit, continuity and differentiability; Mean value theorems, local maxima and minima, Taylor and…

Salary and Pay Comparison


Whenever you apply for any job, the very first and important question that comes in mind is “What will be the package /salary and allowances etc.?” I have found many candidates always concerned with the salary and allowances they will get in different type of jobs like PSU, State Government, Central Government, R & D…