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….

One Year at Indian Railways


Recently, IRSE 2013 batch completed one year of service in Indian Railways. One year in any organization is not long enough to understand the intricate details of the system. Not many among us can say that we now know everything about Railways,at best we have only got the opportunity to look through the widow into…

Working for Railaways in Naxal Zone


Probationers in Indian Railway get unique opportunity to traverse length and breath of this country. I think no other service gives this much exposure in travelling as the Indian Railways. In other services, probationers are taken on ‘Bharat Dharshan’ but we are literally on Bharat Dharshan at any given moment of time. I have recently…

Step by Step guide to IES interview


Now that the result of written exam has been declared, most of you must be wondering about steps required to be taken till completion of interview stage. In this article, I will try to address your concerns as much as I can. So , this will be a step by step guide for personality test…

How an Average ESE Interview goes – Learn from my mistakes


Originally posted on Deepak Jhalani:
Hi All, This is me, Deepak Jhalani. I scored AIR 16 in ESE 2014 with Mechanical Engineering. This is an average interview and this transcript I wrote for myself (just after the interview) to refer for future improvements in personality. So this is going to be very critical and many…

IES 2015 Interview Guidance


Greetings Everyone, As you might have known by now that, IES 2015 written result has been declared. Congratulations to those who made it to the interview. Now the battle is really intense. You may have won the war but a slight injury in this battle can bring down your glory of victory. A slight mishap…

About Workload and Responsibility


Hello Everyone, In this article we will talk about workload of IES officers in Indian Railways and responsibilities on their shoulders. I am quite young to this organization but still I will try my best to project an honest picture of inside working. Govt jobs in India are one of most secure jobs in the…

My journey to ESE 2014


First of all, let me introduce myself, My name is Himanshu Aggarwal, a 2013 batch pass out from BITS Pilani-Pilani campus. My CGPA is 8.19 From Aug 2014 to Mar 2015, I was working in BARC Mumbai as a trainee scientific officer The campus life ended and from the well-known fact of low package of…

Profile of E&C Engineer in Indian Railways


In this article we will look at the work profile of Electronics Engineer in Indian Railways. As a part of ongoing series, this is the second installment of work profiles of engineers recruited through IES in Indian Railways. There is Signaling and telecommunication department in Indian Railways where you will be posted as ASTE after…

Profile of Civil Engineer in Indian Railways


Hello Everyone, In this article we will be looking at the profile of a Civil Engineer in Indian Railways recruited through IES. It is necessary to understand the working of an organization before joining it. So, in this series, we will be looking at work profile of engineers in details starting with civil engineering. I…

Do IES officers serve the society?


Suppose you are sitting in front of UPSC board for interview and the first question which is asked is “Why do you want to join IES?” and you reply “Sir, I want to serve the society.” This answer is vague as well as unimpressive; it will show your lack of imagination and information. You don’t…

Bibek Debroy Committee’s recommendations for Railway Services


If you are preparing for IES and wish to join Railways, this article is important for you. If you are preparing for civil services, then also have look. For all those who have willingly or unwillingly come into Railways, Bibek Debroy Committee’s recommendations for restructuring of Railway Services promises new changes which may completely overhaul the existing…