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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) as per tentative schedule will be taking the Engineering Service Exam (ESE) 2017-18 at three levels; Prelims, Main and Interview. The ESE is conducted by the Commission to recruit engineering graduates at various public sector departments such as Central Water Engineering, Indian Railways, Telecommunication, Power etc. The recruitment is done for Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. The IES Preliminary Exam 2018 will be conducted on 7th January 2018 and all the students who clear the prelims exam will be shortlisted to appear in IES Mains Exam, which will be conducted on 1st July 2018. Candidates can get full details regarding this examination like IES 2018 Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Age Limit, Eligibility Criteria, Educational Qualification, etc. which are described below in detail.

UPSC ESEEligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant should be a resident of India or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan. Tibetan Refugees who came to India before 1st Jan 1962 are also eligible to apply. Any Indian origin person migrated from countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Eastern African Countries with an intention of permanently residing in India are also eligible to apply. For all the above-mentioned candidates from neighboring countries should hold an eligibility certificate from Government of India. Educational Qualification: The applicant should possess a degree in Engineering from a recognized University or Institute by the Government of India. The candidates who have attained M.sc degree with Electronics, Wireless Communications and Radio Physics as a special subject can apply for certain posts. Age Eligibility:  Applicant must not be less than 21 years of age and should not be more than 30 years of age. He or she must be born…

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UPSC ESEExam Pattern

UPSC IES Exam Pattern 2017 – Prelims The UPSC prelims consist of objective type exam. In this UPSC IES prelim, there will be two papers i.e. I & II. For IES Paper I, the number of marks is 200 and the exam duration is 2 hours. For IES Paper II, the number of marks is 300 and the duration is 3 hours. So the total number of marks in UPSC IES prelims is 500 marks. And the total duration of UPSC IES prelims is 5 Hours. Subject (Prelims) Duration Marks Paper-1 (General studies and  Engineering Aptitude) 2hours 200 Paper-2 Specific engineering subject chosen by the candidate- Civil Engineering/Electrical Engineering/ Electronic and Tele-Communication/ Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. 3 hours 300 Total   500 IES Mains Exam – UPSC IES Exam Pattern 2017 UPSC IES 2017 Mains Examination UPSC IES Mains consists of conventional type exam. And the UPSC mains exam also has two papers.…

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UPSC ESEGeneral Studies and Engineering Aptitude

General Studies and Engineering Aptitude The questions from the following Topics will be set in Paper-I of Stage-I Current issues of national and international importance relating to social, economic and industrial development Engineering Aptitude covering Logical reasoning and Analytical ability Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance and services Basics of Energy and Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment Basics of Project Management Basics of Material Science and Engineering Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, e-governance and technology based education. Ethics and values in engineering profession

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UPSC ESECivil Engineering Syllabus

UPSC ESE Civil Engineering Syllabus Paper I Syllabus 1. Building Materials: Timber: Different types and species of structural timber, density-moisture relationship, strength in different directions, defects, influence of defects on permissible stress, preservation, dry and wet rots, codal provisions for design, plywood. Bricks: Types, Indian Standard classification, absorption, saturation factor, strength in masonry, influence of morter strength on masonry strength. Cement: Compounds of, different types, setting times, strength. Cement Mortar: Ingredients, proportions, water demand, mortars for plastering and masony. Concrete: Importance of W/C Ratio, Strength, ingredients including admixtures, works ability, testing for strength, elasticity, non-destructive testing, mix design methods. 2. Solid Mechanics: Elastic constants, stress, plane stress, Mohr’s circle of stress, strains, plane strain, Mohr’s circle of strain, combined stress; Elastic theories of failure; Simple bending, shear; Torsion of circular and rectangular sections and simple members. 3. Structutal Analysis: Analysis of determinate structures - different methods including graphical methods. Analysis of indeterminate skeletal frames - moment distribution, sloped reflection, stiffness and force methods, energy methods, Muller-Breslau principle and application. Plastic analysis of indeterminate beams and simple frames - shape factors. 4. Design of Steel Structures: Principles…

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UPSC ESEMechanical Engineering Syllabus

UPSC ESE Mechanical Engineering Syllabus Paper I Syllabus 1. Thermodynamics, Cycles and IC Engines Basic concepts, Open and Closed systems. Heat and work. Zeroth, First and Second Law, Application to non-Flow and Flow processors. Entropy, Availability, Irreversibility and Tds relations. Claperyron and real gas equations, Properties of ideal gases and vapours. Standard vapour, Gas power and Refrigeration cycles. Two stage compressor. C-I and S.I. Engines. Pre-ignition, Detonation and Diesel-knock, Fuel injection and Carburation, Supercharging. Turboprop and Rocket engines, Engine Cooling, Emission & Control, Flue gas analysis, Measurement of Calorific values. Conventional and Nuclear fuels, Elements of Nuclear power production. 2. Heat Transfer and Refrigeration and Airconditioning Modes of heat transfer. One dimensional steady and unsteady conduction. Composite slab and Equivalent Resistance. Heat dissipation from extended surfaces, Heat exchangers, Overall heat transfer coefficient, Empirical correlations for heat transfer in laminar and turbulent flows and for free and forced Convection, thermal boundary layer over a flat plate. Fundamentals of diffusive and connective mass transfer, Black body and basic concepts in Radiation, Enclosure theory,…

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UPSC ESEElectrical Engineering Syllabus

UPSC ESE Electrical Engineering Syllabus Paper I Syllabus 1. EM Theory Electric and magnetic fields Gauss’s Law and Amperes Law. Fields in dielectrics, conductors and magnetic materials. Maxwell’s equations. Time varying fields. Plane-Wave propagating in dielectric and conducting media. Transmission lines. 2. Electrical Materials Band Theory, Conductors, Semi-conductors and Insulators. Super-conductivity. Insulators for electrical and electronic applications. Magnetic materials. Ferro and ferri magnetism. Ceramics, Properties and applications. Hall effect and its applications. Special semi conductors. 3. Electrical Circuits Circuits elements. Kirchoff’s Laws. Mesh and nodal analysis. Network Theorems and applications. Natural response and forced response. Transient response and steady state response for arbitrary inputs. Properties of networks in terms of poles and zeros. Transfer function. Resonant circuits. Three phase circuits. Two-port networks. Elements of two-element network synthesis. 4. Measurements and Instrumentation Units and Standards. Error analysis, measurement of current, Voltage, power, Power-factor and energy. Indicating instruments. Measurement of resistance, inductance, Capacitance and frequency. Bridge measurements. Electronic measuring instruments. Digital Voltmeter and frequency counter. Transducers and their applications to…

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UPSC ESEElectronics & Telecommunication Engineering Syllabus

UPSC ESE Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Syllabus Paper I Syllabus 1. Materials and Components  Structure and properties of Electrical Engineering materials; Conductors, Semiconductors and Insulators, magnetic, Ferroelectric, Piezoelectric, Ceramic, Optical and Super-conducting materials. Passive components and characteristics Resistors, Capacitors and Inductors; Ferrities, Quartz crystal Ceramic resonators, Electromagnetic an Electromechanical components. 2. Physical Electronics, Electron Devices and ICs Electrons and holes in semiconductors, Carrier Statistics, Mechanism of current flow in a semiconductor, Hall effect; Junction theory; Different types of diodes and their characteristics; Bipolar Junction transistor; Field effect transistors; Power switching devices like SCRs, CTOs, power MOSFETs; Basics of ICs - bipolar, MOS and CMOS types; basic of Opto Electronics. 3. Signals and Systems Classification of signals and systems: System modelling in terms of differential and difference equations; State variable representation; Fourier series; Fourier representation; Fourier series; Fourier transforms and their application to system analysis; Laplace transforms and their application to system analysis; Convolution and superposition integrals and their applications; Z-transforms and their applications to the analysis and characterisation of discrete time systems;…

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UPSC ESEImportant Dates

UPSC ESE/IES 2018 Important Dates Date of Notification: 27 September, 2017 Last Date to Apply: 23 October, 2017 Date of Preliminary Exam: 7 January, 2018 Date of Main Exam: 1 July, 2018

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UPSC ESEApplication Form

How to Apply for IES / ESE 2018 Exam? Visit the official website i.e. upsconline.nic.in Click on the link “Apply Online”. Completed the First part of Registration by filling all the asked information like Name, Address, Age, DOB, Educational Qualification, Phone number etc. After filling all the details go through all the details and check it properly in order to avoid mistakes. Now fill all the information in second part of registration. In this part first you have to make the online payment of application fees through any online payment mode. You have to upload a scanned copy of your photograph and signature. Select the exam centers. Finally, agree to the declaration and submit the form. Take out a hard copy of your application form and note down the necessary details for future reference.

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UPSC ESEApplication Fees

Application fee:- Application fee for General Category, OBC and Male candidates is Rs. 200.  Reserved category candidates (SC/ST/PH) and Women are exempted from paying the fee. The fee either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore / State Bank of Patiala / State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card. 

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UPSC ESESelection Procedure

Selection process: The Engineering Services Examination will be conducted in three stages: 1) The preliminary 2) The Main 3) The Personality Test. The preliminary examination will be held tentatively on January 7, 2018 at various centers across the country. Candidates will be required to choose their preferred examination centre while applying. The commission will allot the centre on first-come-first-serve basis.

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UPSC ESEAdmit Card

How to download UPSC ESE Admit Card 2017? Visit official Website upsc.gov.in Click on “Engineering Service (Preliminary) Examination 2017-18” from “what new” section. Another window will open. Click on E-Admit Card. General Instruction will be shown on the screen; take print out of that and click on yes option. There will be two options to download admit card - By Registration Id and By Roll number. Enter registration ID or Roll Number correctly. Check all the details and take a printout of admit card for further use.

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UPSC ESEExam Centers

Exam Centers: Preliminary exam Centers: (i) Centres of Engineering Pre Services (Preliminary) Examination Centre Code Centre Code Centre Code Agartala 45 Gangtok 42 Panaji ( Goa ) 36 Ahmedabad 01 Hyderabad 10 Patna 15 Aizawl 47 Imphal 44 Port Blair 37 Aligarh 21 Itanagar 48 Raipur 49 Allahabad 02 Jaipur 11 Ranchi 41 Bangalore 03 Jammu 34 Sambalpur 53 Bareilly 54 Jorhat 46 Shillong 16 Bhopal 04 Kochi (Cochin) 24 Shimla 17 Chandigarh 35 Kohima 43 Srinagar 18 Chennai 12 Kolkata 06 Thiruvananthapuram 19 Cuttack 07 Lucknow 26 Tirupati 50 Dehradun 14 Madurai 40 Udaipur 52 Delhi 08 Mumbai 05 Vishakhapatnam 51 Dharwad 39 Nagpur 13       Dispur (Guwahati) 09            Main Examination Centre (ii) Centres for Engineering Services (Main) Examination   Ahmedabad Dehradun Mumbai Aizawl Delhi Patna Allahabad Dispur (Guwahati) Raipur Bangalore Hyderabad Ranchi Bhopal Jaipur Shillong Chandigarh Jammu Shimla Chennai Kolkata Thiruvananthapuram Cuttack Lucknow…

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