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…

Calling on The President of India


One of the exciting things which take place at the end of probation is ‘Visit to the President of India’. It is officially called as ‘Calling on the President of India”. All the Group A services officers are appointed by the President and work under his pleasure. Although , President has delegated this responsibilities to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…