UPSC IES/ESE Syllabus and Exam Pattern

By | July 20, 2020

UPSC IES/ESE Syllabus and Exam Pattern : Union Public Services Commission UPSC Engineering Services Syllabus for ESE/IES UPSC 2020 is uploaded here. Check out the complete UPSC Engineering Services Syllabus and Exam Pattern details. Here we updated the latest UPSC IES Exam Pattern for Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Electronics & Telecommunication Streams.

UPSC IES/ESE Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Also, get the Topic-wise full UPSC IES Syllabi 2020 here. You can download the UPSC IES Syllabi Pdf 2020 .UPSC Engineering Services Syllabus 2020 Candidates who are searching for UPSC Engineering Services Exam Syllabus 2020 for IES 2020 can get the complete syllabus and exam Pattern along with pdf document.

Aspirants who have cleared the Preliminary examination which was conducted in January 2020, now appear for the UPSC ESE Mains Exam that is to be conducted on 09 August 2020. So, go through the detailed Exam Pattern along with Syllabus to clear the most prestigious UPSC Engineering Services Examination 2020.

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UPSC IES/ESE Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Overview of UPSC IES Exam

Name of BoardUnion Public Services Commission (UPSC)
Exam NameEngineering Services Examination 2020
Post NameMechanical, Civil, Electrical, Electronics & Telecommunication
Total Vacancy581
UPSC IES Prelims Exam 2020 Date5 Jan 2020
UPSC ESE Mains Exam 2020 Date9 August 2020

Selection Process of UPSC IES

Candidates who are applying for the Indian Engineering Services Examination 2020 for Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering need to qualify all the selection process of UPSC for this ies service.

The Selection Process of UPSC ESE is divided into 3 Stages :

  • Preliminary Examination ( Objective Type Paper).
  • Mains Examination ( Conventional/Descriptive Type Paper).
  • Personality Test.

UPSC Engineering Services Exam Pattern 2020

The Exam Pattern of UPSC IES 2020 for Preliminary Examination , Mains Exam and Personality Test given below.

UPSC ESE Exam Pattern for Prelims

IGeneral Studies & Engineering Aptitude2 Hrs200
IIRelated Engineering Stream Questions3 Hrs300
  • The UPSC IES Exam is having for total of 500 Marks.
  • Question : The Paper is Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Question Paper will bilingual ( Hindi & English) language.
  • One third of marks will be deducted as a penalty for every wrong answers.
  • No negative marking for un attempted questions.

UPSC Indian Engineering Services Exam Pattern for Mains Exam

IRelated Engineering Stream Questions3 Hrs300
IIRelated Engineering Stream Questions3 Hrs300
  • The Mains Exam will be for total of 600 Marks.
  • Question Paper will be Conventional Type.
  • The Question Paper will be set in English language only.
  • In Mains Exam the questions is given related to your particular Stream.

UPSC IES /ESE 2020 Personality Test Pattern (Stage III)

UPSC ESE Personality Test (Stage III) is conducted for 200 Marks. In Personality Test candidates have to write answer by there own. For details about the UPSC Syllabus & Exam Pattern and UPSC Selection Process for Indian Engineering Services Examination 2020 check the bdf given below. Download the UPSC Engineering Services Syllabus PDF 2020 for Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunication branches for Paper I and II here.

UPSC IES/ESE Syllabus 2020

UPSC ESE Syllabus for General Studies:

  • Geography – India.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Economic Scene.
  • History – India.Culture & Heritage.
  • Sports.
  • General Polity.Scientific Research.
  • Current Events – International & National etc.

UPSC IES Syllabus for General English

  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Sentence Improvement.
  • Synonyms.
  • Restructuring Passage.
  • Antonyms.Comprehension.
  • Spotting Errors.
  • Selecting Words etc.

UPSC IES Syllabus for Paper I and Paper II

The Syllabus for UPSC Indian Engineering Services Branch Wise for Paper I and Paper II is given below in details.

UPSC IES 2020 Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering


Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, Fluid Machinery and Steam Generators, Fluid Mechanics, IC Engines, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Turbo Machinery, Power Plant Engineering, Renewable sources of energy.


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

UPSC Engineering Services Syllabus for Civil Engineering

Union PSC IES Syllabus 2018 for Paper I and Paper II


Building Materials, Structural Analysis, Solid Mechanics, The design of Concrete and Masonry Structures, Design of Steel Structures, Construction Practice, Planning and Management.


Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel, Flow, Pipe Flow, Hydrology, Hydraulic Machines and Hydropower, Environmental Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Waste Water Engineering, Water Supply Engineering, Air and Noise Pollution and Ecolog, Solid Waste Management, Foundation Engineering, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Transportation Engineering.

UPSC IES Electrical Engineering Syllabus 2020


Engineering Mathematics, Electrical Circuits and Fields, Electrical Materials, Computer Fundamentals, Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Basic Electronics Engineering.


Analog and Digital Electronic Circuits, Control Systems, Systems and Signal Processing, Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Drives.

UPSC ESE 2020 Syllabus for Electronics & Telecommunication


Basic Electronics Engineering, Basic Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Analog and Digital Circuits, Network Theory, Electronic Measurement and Instrumentation.


Analog and Digital Communication Systems, Control Systems, Computer Organization and Architecture, Electro Magnetics, Advanced Electronics Topics, Advanced Communication Topics.

Candidates can download the UPSC IES/ESE Syllabus and Exam Pattern PDF

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