What is IES Exam?

Indian Engineering Services (IES) or Engineering Services Exam (ESE) is a competitive exam held by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to recruit engineering graduates. Moreover, the IES exam is conducted every year by the commission for the branches of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics & Telecommunications. So, the IES exam is conducted nationally and regarded as one of the hardest exams for fewer posts.

IES Exam is mainly conducted in two phases namely- The preliminary phase and the Mains phase in offline mode to hire the candidates. Moreover, the Preliminary exam consists of two MCQ-based papers of 200 marks, and the Mains exam consists of an illustrative paper of 300 marks. So, candidates need to clear both Prelims & Mains to get recruited for the final phase i.e. Interview of the selected candidate for the IES exam.

What is the IES Syllabus 2023?

Since the syllabus for the IES exam changes every year with a new syllabus, candidates must know the new syllabus released by the authorities for the exam. The IES syllabus 2023 is classified depending upon the exam pattern Prelims and Mains phase. The common syllabus for all the branches is General Studies & Engineering Aptitude. Knowing the IES syllabus will help the candidates to make a strategy of preparation for their exam. Candidates are required to study the subjects like Engineering, General Studies, and Engineering studies for exam preparation.

The subjects from the syllabus cover some major topics for the exam. BYJU’S Exam Prep also guides the students to know the syllabus and prepares the students for this exam as well. Read to know more about the topics concerning all the subjects of the IES syllabus.

IES Syllabus – An Overview 

To get the clarity of the IES syllabus, Candidates must overview the syllabus to understand the topics and can differentiate whether any topic is difficult or not. Thus, Candidates make an effort on tough topics to score good marks in the IES exam. Here are the details of the topics of the subjects for the IES syllabus-

  • Importance of issues related to the economic, social, and industrial development of Current Affairs nationally and internationally.
  •  Basic concepts of Material Science and engineering.
  •  Importance of safety and general principles of Design, Drawing.
  • Applications in Engineering like Networking, E-Governance, and tools of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) along with Technology-based education.
  • Maintenance, Production, Services, Construction Standards, and Quality Practices.
  • Numerical Analysis and Mathematics of Engineering.
  • Chapters of Environment and Energy include topics like conservation, environmental pollution, degradation, climate change, and environmental impact assessment.
  • Subjects of Engineering profession such as ethics and values.
  • Logical Reasoning and analytical ability of Engineering Aptitude.
  • Concepts of Project Management.

Analysis of IES (Updated) Notification 2023

The official authorities release all the updates about the IES exam 2023 for the candidates on their websites. Any updates regarding the IES exam are released by the authorities. So likewise, the notification for the admit card for the IES exam is provided by the authorities. IES/ESE  exam is conducted for various sectors like telecommunications, railways, border roads, CWC, CPES, CPWD, NHAI, Naval Armaments, IDSE, MES, and ordnance factories, among other sectors. Moreover, the latest update for the IES exam dates 2023 with Prelims and Mains exam are listed below-

  • The notification release date for IES exam 2023 – is 14th September 2022
  • Online Application Last Date – 4th October 2022
  • Preliminary Examination Date for IES exam- 19th February 2023
  • Mains Examination Date for IES Exam- 25th June 2023

 What are the Eligibility Criteria for IES Exam?

The eligibility criteria for IES Exam are mentioned by the recruiting body UPSC for the candidates on their official websites. Candidates are required to fulfill the eligibility criteria mainly age and nationality.

  • Eligibility criteria of Age –
  1. Candidates should be of 21 years of age as of January 1, 2022. 
  2. Candidates who are born before 1st January 2000 and not before 2nd January 1991 are eligible to apply for the IES exam.
  • Eligibility criteria of Nationality-
  1. Candidates must be citizens of India, Bhutan, or Nepal.
  2. Any refugee of Tibetan origin migrated to India earlier to 01 January 1962 with permanent settlement in India
  3. Any migrated citizen from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, or East African countries of Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire, Malawi, and Ethiopia, came to India for permanent settlement in India.

So here we have discussed the IES Exam, its syllabus, and updated notification with eligibility criteria which is very necessary for the candidates to know before attempting the exam. Moreover, Candidates are required to follow the above-discussed points to avoid the disqualification in IES exam.

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