Revised Scheme of The Engineering Services Examination 2016

Expert Committees formed by the Union Public Service Commission, the Government (Ministry of Railways) has approved the following Structural changes in the scheme and syllabi of the Engineering Services Examination to be implemented from the year 2017 onwards:-

stage-I IES exam
updated examination patten

Stage-I

Engineering Services (Preliminary)Examination

Duration

Marks

Paper-I

(Common for all

Candidates)

General Studies and

Engineering Aptitude Paper

2 hours

200 Marks (max.)

Paper-II

Engineering Discipline-specific Paper

3 hours

300 Marks (max.)

Total : 500 Marks

Note:

  • Minimum Qualifying Marks for each Paper should be at the discretion of the Commission.

  • Only those candidates qualifying at this Stage to be permitted to appear for Stage-II examination

stagr-II IES Exam
updated examination pattern - IES Exam

Stage-II

Engineering Services (Mains)

Examination

Duration

Marks

Paper-I

Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-I

3 hours

300 Marks (max.)

Paper-II

Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II

3 hours

300 Marks (max.)

Stage-II :

Stage-I + Stage-II

Sub-Total 600 Marks (max.)

Sub-Total 1100 Marks (max.)

Total : 600 Marks

1100 Marks

Note:

  • Only those Candidates qualifying at this Stage (i.e. Stage-I + Stage-II) to be permitted to appear for Stage-III examination.

stagr-III IES Exam
updated examination pattern - IES Exam

Stage-III

Personality Test

200 Marks (max.)

Stage-I + Stage-II + Stage-III

Grand Total

1300 Marks (max.)

Note:

  • Only those Candidates qualifying at this Stage (i.e. Stage I + Stage II + Stage III) to be included in the Final Merit List of Engg. Services Exam.

  • Thus the marks secured by the candidates in the Stage-I (Objective type papers) of the Engineering Services Examination should be added to the marks secured in the Stage-II (Conventional type papers) of the Examination and Stage-III (Personality Test) and accordingly, such marks secured by the candidates in Stage-I should also be counted for merit.