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IES 2016 Exam Question Paper Pattern

IES Examination is conducted by UPSC every year in the month of May. The examination has two parts:
·Written examination and  Interview

Written Examination

The written covers two parts of 1000 marks which is conducted in three days. Part I consists of objective type questions and part II is of conventional papers. Both parts cover the entire syllabus of the relevant engineering branch.

There are three Objective papers and two conventional papers in IES Examination. In Objective papers there is a 1/3rd Negative marking for wrong answers i.e. 33.33% of allotted marks will be deducted. The examination of objective paper will be conducted as:

1st Day: General Ability Test of 2 hrs. which is consists of:

Part A: General English (60 questions 100 marks)
Part B: General Studies (60 questions 100 marks)

Part A: General English-The question paper in General English will be designed to test the candidate's understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.

Part B: General Studies-The paper in General Studies will include knowledge of current events and of such matters as of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidates should be able to answer without special study.

2nd Day: Objective-I (2hrs.), lunch break 1 hr. and then Objective-II (2hrs.). 

Objective –I: Total 120 Questions and 200 marks for 120 questions. Time allowed 2 hrs.
Objective –II:  Total 120 Questions and 200 marks for 120 questions. Time allowed 2 hrs.

3rd Day: Conventional-I (3hrs.), lunch break 1 hr. and then Conventional-II (3hrs.) 

Conventional –I: Total 5 Questions have to be attempted of 40 marks for each question of total 200 marks. Time allowed 3 hrs.

Conventional –II: Total 5 Questions have to be attempted of 40 marks for each question of total 200 marks. Time allowed 3 hrs.

Interview

Based on written test UPSC will short list students and will call for Interview.  Number of students called for interview is about 2.5 to 3 times the vacancy for particular year. The interview will be of 200 marks. In interview, there is a panel of Interview. Panel constitutes three technical person and one HR person. They ask technical as well as non-technical questions. Duration would be of around 30 minutes and marks expected would be 65 to 165. 

Those who perform well in the written examination and interview shall be placed in a higher position in the rank list prepared by the UPSC. There is no group discussion. After Interview final result will be published in UPSC website and Employment news.

These stages ensure that the candidates selected, are best suited to handle the responsibilities which will be entrusted to them. The selected candidates then undergo training at the academies / institutes of their respective cadres that makes them acquainted with the area of work, the cadre / service is engaged in.
Those who obtain a higher rank in the Engineering Services Examination will be placed for following posts/services:
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