IES Mains Previous Year Papers

IES Mains Previous Year Papers – UPSC conducts IES exam every year for recruiting engineers in various government departments. Candidates preparing for UPSC IES Mains exam can get details about exam pattern, exam syllabus and important instructions needed to appear in IES Mains exam. You can also download IES Mains Previous Year Papers from the link shared in the blog.

UPSC IES Mains Previous Year Papers

Union Public Service Commission conducts recruitment exam for Engineering Service Exam at all India level  This exam is commonly known as IES exam. Through this exams, students who have completed their graduation in technical field i.e. engineering field get a chance to work with the Indian government. After clearing IES exam candidates will get a chance to work in government departments like PWD, Railroads, Power, Telecommunication etc. Initially, candidates get recruited as assistant engineers and gradually they move up in the ladder. Can get a chance to become Chairman/ Assistant managing director in future. Perks offered by the position is quite high, therefore, It is one of the toughest government exams to crack. The candidate prepares for years to clear the exam. A lot of focus and hard work is required while preparing for the exam.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

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UPSC IES Mains Exam Pattern

Mains Exam Details
Numbers of question papers 2
Total marks 600
Duration of exam 3 hours for each paper.
The language of the question paper English only.
Subjects Marks Duration of exam
Paper-1– – The subject selected by the candidate from any one of the Branch-Civil Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/Electronics and Tele-Communication/ Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. 300 3 hours
Paper-2 –The second paper of the subject selected by the candidate from any one of the given branches – Civil Engineering/Electrical Engineering/Electronics and Tele-Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. 300 3 hours
Total 600
  • There are 2 Papers in IES Mains exam
  • Both tests are conducted offline i.e. using pen and paper
  • Questions in both papers are from a chosen engineering discipline (Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics & Telecommunication)
  • Both papers are a conventional type of papers
  • Candidates who clear mains exam will receive a call for the 3rd stage i.e. Interview
  • Call for an interview is sent for candidates who scored high in both prelims and mains papers.
  • Interview carries 200 marks.
  • The final merit list is prepared after combining scores of all three stages i.e. preliminary, mains and interview.

UPSC IES Mains Exam Syllabus

Questions in Paper I and Paper II of UPSC IES Mains exam will come from the engineering discipline chosen by the candidate. To refer to the detail syllabus for IES mains exam please click on the links below:

UPSC IES Mains Previous Year Papers

 Subject  2018  2017  2016
 Civil Engineering Paper – I  Click Here Click Here Click Here
 Civil Engineering Paper – II  Click Here Click Here Click Here
 Mechanical Engineering Paper – I  Click Here Click Here Click Here
 Mechanical Engineering Paper – II Click Here Click Here Click Here
 Electrical Engineering Paper – I Click Here Click Here Click Here
 Electrical Engineering Paper – II Click Here Click Here Click Here
 E & T Engineering Paper – I Click Here Click Here Click Here
 E & T Engineering Paper – II Click Here Click Here Click Here

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