Change in pattern and syllabus of ESE 2017


UPSC has announced the new pattern of Engineering Services Examination which is to be effective from 2017 ownwards. Those appearing for 2016 need not worry, their syllabus and pattern remains the same. This change was  expected quite for some time as there were unofficial rumors in the market of coaching. Now that new format is out in…

How to get AIR 2 without coaching


Hello , This is Ashish Verma working in Indian Railway Service of Engineers selected through  Engineering Services Examination  conducted by UPSC in 2013.Change in pattern of GATE , IES this year  has forced me to share my views on this blog. I feel proud that I got selected in several competitive exams without taking any…

Proper Channel for PSU to UPSC


About Author  Author has worked with NHPC Ltd.(Central PSU) for more than 3 years and while working cleared UPSC ESE three times consecutively in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Author has received awards from the Chief Minister of UP twice for securing Merit Positions in High-School and Intermediate Examinations of UP Board and also honored by…

My IES Journey by NISHEK JAIN


Hello Everyone It is my constant endeavor to develop this blog as platform for all IES aspirants. I want to include as many diverse experiences of people as i can. In this article Nishek Jain shares his journey if becoming IES through mechanical engineering. I hope this article helps you in your preparation and overall guidance….

A look at GS paper Of ESE 2015


In this article we will look at General Studies portion of IES General Ability Paper. This section contains 60 questions which are of multiple choice types. First of all we will analyze the paper from the point of view of diversity of questions and their difficulty of question. We will also look at the difficulty…

How to prepare GS for IES


Hi All,            In this section I am going to talk about the most dynamic subject of IES syllabus and which is the toughest to decode as well. This has given pain to almost every aspirant because of its seemingly ‘never-ending syllabus’ which is also seen by many covering ‘everything under the Sun’. I also…

How to Prepare English for IES


Hi all, First of all sorry for such delay in coming up with this article. The delay was due to some unavoidable circumstances. Now coming back to the preparation, The D-Day is coming. And I hope your preparation is going good. In this article I will try to help you with English for GAT paper…

How to prepare for IES with Mechanical Engineering


About me and this little effort – Hi all, I am Deepak Jhalani and I secured AIR 16 in ESE 2014. I completed my B.Tech from MNIT Jaipur in 2012. And then I worked for one year before starting preparation for this exam in July 2013. My friend Amit Singh asked me to write an…

Poll between PSU and IES


I have seen that people are confused between PSU and IES most of the time. Those who are already in PSUs face this dilemma even more. So, In this post well do a poll so as to judge that balance lies on which side. Before that ,let’s take a case study. I got this question…

ESE 2013 Service Preference and Allocation Analysis


Even after your IES result has been declared,there is no confirmation that you will get particular service of your choice.This uncertainty is removed only when the allocation list is out, all speculation is put to rest. Now nothing can stop you from joining what you have got. So, this is also a kind of final…

Engineering Services Exam 2013 Cut-off


I am posting Engineering Services Exam 2013 cut-off for all branches. The cut-off has been on rise every year,especially in electronics. So you know your category and hence know your cut-off..Best of Luck.  

IES Examination Format


POINTS TO BE CONSIDERED GENERAL ABILITY OBJECTIVE CONVENTIONAL MARKS There is only one general ability paper of (100+100) 200 marks There are 2 objective papers of 200 marks each. There are 2 subjective papers of 200 marks each. No of Question 120 120 in each paper Generally 8 main questions out of which 5 are…