Change of Pattern in ESE/IES Exams 2016-2017

ies_examUPSC has officially declared and also provides notice about the change in pattern of ESE, IES exams from 2017 onwards and not from 2016. As per the new pattern there has been a slight change in the syllabus and format of exams of IES and ESE.

Below is the brief description about the new changes in the pattern of exams:

In the first Stage there will be two papers:

  1. General Studies & Engineering Aptitude Paper (2 hours) – 200 Marks
  2. Engineering Discipline Specific Paper (3 hours) – 300 Marks.

So, the total marks for the First stage will be 500 Marks

The first stage of the exam is compulsory for the students to crack but the minimum qualifying marks to clear the first stage is not yet declared by UPSC.

In the Second Stage there will be two papers:

  1. Engineering Discipline Specific Paper I (3 hours) – 300 Marks.
  2. Engineering Discipline Specific Paper II (3 hours) – 300 Marks.

So, the total marks for the second stage will be 600 Marks

The second stage of the exam is also compulsory for the students to clear but the minimum qualifying marks to clear the first stage is not yet declared by UPSC.
In the Third Stage there will be Personality Test contains 200 Marks
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Grand Total:
500 + 600 + 200 = 1300 Marks. And the minimum qualifying marks out of 1300 is not yet been declared by UPSC.

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