IES Syllabus 2020-21 – Detailed ESE Subject Wise Syllabus

IES Syllabus 2020-21
IES Syllabus 2020-21

IES Syllabus 2020-21, IES known as Indian Engineering Services one Of the most demanding precious career for the engineering graduates in India.

ESE is commonly known as Engineering services examination, This exam is conducted Every year by UPSC ( Union public service commission) for the Recruitment of engineers in four engineering branches like Civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or Electronics & Telecommunications engineering.

The ESE examination conducted in two-phase first phase is written examination and second phase is interview.

Engineering services examination is presume as one of the toughest examinations in India due to less seats and high competition of students.

These selected candidates who pass the ESE examination and pass the final selection are posted in various Department and under Government of India ministry such as Telecom department, Railway ministry, Central Public Works Department, Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC), National Highways Authority of India, IDSE, Manufacturing execution systems, Ordnance Factories, etc.

All these final selected candidates are referred to as class-1 officers

These Selected Candidates can move to any cadre, organization, agency, minister, and any department of Government of India. 

The candidate selection In Indian engineering services on the basis of performance in Engineering services examination.

For the preparation of this examination, you have to Know About Their exam syllabus subject wise we Below the mentioned subject wise IES Syllabus 2020-21.

IES Syllabus 2020-21
IES Syllabus 2020-21

What is ESE/ IES ?

IES called Indian engineering services  comprise of Graduated engineer work under the GOI and considered as Class – 1 officer.

They play vital role in government economy sector they constitute of Indian Railways, Power, Telecommunications, Central Water engineering, Defense service of Engineers, Central Engineering Service, etc.

The Selected engineer bureaucrats largely depend on their work performed on the basis of their engineering branches and the service cadre they are recruited in.

The elected engineer Carrier progress goes smoothly obtain high admiration. The Selected engineer first position offered is known as Assistant Executive engineer and the after the work and promotion  they promoted at the position of Chairman/ Managing Director.

The Indian engineering services exam know as ESE know as Engineering services examination, For the selection of ESE Engineer.

The Engineering services examination  conducted by the UPSC Union Public Services Commission

The recruited of selected qualified candidates is made under the following engineering branches name as :-

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

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IES Exam 2020 Overview

Oragnisation Indian engineering services (IES)
Examination name Engineering Services Examination (ESE)
Conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Level of exam National
Schedule Once in a year
Educational qualifications Engineering
Age limit 21-30 years
Total no of posts 495
Selection process Preliminary, Main Exam & Interview
Preliminary exam Objective-type
Main exam Conventional
Admit card availability 21 daya before the exam
Withdrawal of application Yes
Application fee Rs 200
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IES Syllabus 2020-21

IES syllabus 2020-21 subject wise topics that all the Aspirant need to be studied for the (EA/GS)  Engineering aptitude and General Science exam that same for all the aspirants.

IES syllabus 2020-21  syllabus also consists of the topics that need to be studied in all four subject branches –

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics, and Communication Engineering.

Aspirant have to choose any one of the four branches of engineering that they have prepared for exam for their chosen subjective papers.

General Studies & Engineering Aptitude IES syllabus ( Paper 1)

All the Aspirant can check the General Studies & Engineering Aptitude Syllabus below :-

  •  national and international current issues importance related to economic Social or Industrial development.
  •  Logical reasoning and Analytical ability.
  • Mathematics engineering and Numerical based Analysis
  •  Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety.
  • Standard practice and quality in production, construction, maintenance, & services.
  • Basics of Environment, energy environmental pollution and conservation, or Climate Change, degradation, Environmental impact assessment.
  • Project Management basics
  •  Material Science and Engineering Basics
  • (ICT) Information  and Communication Technologies their Application  like e-governance networking and technology-based
  • Ethics and values in Engineering .

General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Books Name and Author

Book Name Author/Publisher
ESE 2020 General Studies & Engineering Aptitude GKP
IES General Studies & Engineering  Practice book ME Editorial
General Studies & Engineering Aptitude ESE 2020  prelims Practice book ME Editorial

IES Electrical Engineering Syllabus 2020

IES Electrical Engineering there are four papers for IES Electrical Engineering Exam such as two subjective and two objective.

Indian engineering services Electrical Engineering syllabus covers the following major topics are mentioned below :-

Exam I

  • Engineering Materials
  • Electric Circuits and Fields
  • Electrical  mathematics
  •  Electronic Measurements
  • Fundamentals computer
  •  Electronics Engineering Basics

Exam II

  • Systems and Signal Processing
  • Control Systems
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Power Systems
  • Electrical Machines

IES Electrical Engineering Books Name and Author

Book Name Author/ Publisher
Electrical Power Systems C. L. Wadhwa
Electrical Machinery Author’s Name: P. S. Bimbhra
Control Systems Engineering I.J.Nagrath, M. Gopal
Power System Engineering I Nagrath, D Kothari

Civil Engineering Syllabus 2020

IES civil engineering there are four papers exam two subjects and two objective. Aspirant must have civil engineering degree to Qualify in examination

IES Civil Engineering syllabus covers the following major topics Below :-

Exam I

  • Solid Mechanics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Design of Concrete and Masonry structures
  • Construction Practice, Planning and Management
  • Building Materials
  • Design of Steel Structures

Examination II

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geo-technical Engineering and Foundation Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Surveying and Geology
  • Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power
  • Flow of fluids.
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering.

IES Civil Engineering Books 2020

Book Name Author/ Publisher
Basic Structural Analysis C.S.Reddy
R.C.C. Designs B.C.Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain, Arun Jain
Design Of Steel Structures S.K Duggal
Surveying (vol. 1,2,3) B.C.Punia, Ashok Jain, Arun Jain
Engineering Hydrology K Subramanya

Electronics and Telecommunication IES Syllabus 2020

IES Electronics and Telecommunication four  Exam  two subjects and two objective

IES Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering syllabus following major topics are :-

Exam I

  • Basic Electronics Engineering
  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Network Theory
  • Analog and Digital Circuits

Examination II

  • Analog and Digital Communication Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Electro Magnetics
  • Advanced Electronics Topics
  • Advanced Communication Topic

 Electronics and Telecommunication IES Books

 Book Name Author/ Publisher
Microelectronic Circuits: Theory and Applications Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith
Fundamentals of Electric Circuits Charles K. Alexander, Matthew N. O. Sadiku
Automatic Control Systems Benjamin C. Kuo
Digital Logic and Computer Design M. Morris Mano
Communication Systems principal Goutam Saha, Herbert Taub, Donald Schilling

IES Mechanical Engineering Syllabus 2020

IES mechanical engineering conduct four papers two objective and two subjective.

Indian engineering services Mechanical Engineering syllabus  following major topics mentioned below;-

Exam I

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics and Heat transfer
  • IC Engines, Refrigeration and Air conditioning
  • Turbo Machinery
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Renewable Sources of Energy

Examination II

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Materials
  • Mechanisms and Machines
  • Design of Machine Elements
  • Manufacturing, Industrial and Maintenance Engineering
  • Mechatronics and Robotics

IES Mechanical Engineering Books 2020

 Book Name Author/ Publisher
Engineering Thermodynamics P.K. Nag
Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines introduction S K Som, Gautam Biswas, S Chakraborty
 Engineering Heat and Mass Transfer R.C. Sachdeva
Theory of Machines S S Rattan
Engineering Mechanics S. Timoshenko, D.H. Young, J.V. Rao, Sukumar Pati


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