Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India’s central banking institution every year recruits for Officers in Grade ‘B’ (Direct Recruitment – DR). The number of vacancies can vary according to the requirement in RBI. Selection for this post will be through Examinations and Interview. Examinations will be held in two phases: Online Examination (Objective Type) and Written Examination (Descriptive type). Candidates who had already appeared four times for this post in the past, are not eligible to apply.

Eligibility Required to apply for this post are as below:

Age Limit: Candidates must be between the age of 21 to 30 years at the time of applying. For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification, upper age limit will be 31 and 33 years respectively.
Education Qualifications: Candidate must have any one of the below stated qualification to apply for RBI Officers in Grade ‘B’ post.
i) A First Class Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent grade, in aggregate of all semesters / years.
ii) A Second Class Master’s Degree with minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade, in aggregate of all semesters / years.
iii) A Doctorate Degree; with minimum of 50% marks or an equivalent grade, in aggregate of all semesters / years in Master’s Degree.
iv) Chartered/Cost Accountant/Company Secretary (ACS) with a Bachelor’s Degree.
v) A Post Graduate Diploma in Management / MBA qualification from institutions recognized by Government of India / University Grants Commission, with Graduation / Bachelor’s Degree.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Officers in Grade ‘B’ Exam Pattern: Selection will be through Examinations and Interview. Examinations will be held in two phases: Phase-I ON-LINE Examination (Objective Type) and Phase-II Written Examination (Descriptive type).

RBI ON-LINE Examination (Objective Type) Pattern: RBI Phase-I ON-LINE Examination will be Objective Type and consists of the following four tests:

Sr No. Subject Max. QuestionsMax. Marks Time Alloted
01General Awareness 8080

130 minutes

02English Language 3030
03Quantitative Aptitude 3030
04Reasoning (verbal) 6060
TOTAL 200200

NOTE:– The Phase II Examination will be conducted only for those candidates who are shortlisted for Phase I.
– Candidates have to qualify in each part of the Objective test separately.
– Candidate may accordingly allocate their time to each test within total time of 130 minutes for all the four tests put together.
– Negative Marking: For every wrong answer, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

RBI Written Examination (Descriptive type) Pattern: RBI Phase-II Written Examination will be Descriptive type and consists of three papers as following:

Paper Subject Max. Marks Time Alloted
I English (Essay, Precis writing,
Comprehension, Business /
Office Correspondence)
1003 Hours
IIEconomic & Social Issues1003 Hours
IIIFinance & Management 1003 Hours

NOTE:– Papers of Phase I (except the test of English Language) and Papers II and III of Phase II will be set bilingually in Hindi and English.
– Answers to questions in Paper I in Phase II must be written in English.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Officers in Grade ‘B’ Interview: Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on the aggregate marks obtained only in Phase II – Papers I, II and III. Candidates may opt for Interview either in Hindi or English. Final selection will be based on the performance of the candidate in Phase-II of the Examination and Interview taken together.

Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Officers in Grade ‘B’ (Direct Recruitment – DR) Exam or RBI Grade B Officer Exam are suggested as below.

1) Books For RBI Grade ‘B’ Officers Exam (Phase I):

2) Books For RBI Grade ‘B’ Officers Exam (Phase II):

Syllabus for Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Officers in Grade ‘B’ Exam:

(i) Paper I – English: Essay, Précis writing, Comprehension and Business/Office Correspondence.

(ii) Paper II – Economic and Social Issues : Growth and Development – Measurement of growth : National Income and per capita income – Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India – Sustainable Development and Environmental issues. Economic Reforms in India – Industrial and Labour Policy – Monetary and Fiscal Policy – Privatisation – Role of Economic Planning. Globalization – Opening up of the Indian Economy – Balance of Payments, Export- Import Policy – International Economic Institutions – IMF and World Bank – WTO – Regional Economic Co-operation. Social Structure in India – Multiculturalism – Demographic Trends – Urbanisation and Migration – Gender Issues – Social Justice: Positive Discrimination in favour of the under privileged – Social Movements – Indian Political System – Human Development – Social Sectors in India, Health and Education.

(iii) Paper III – Finance and Management:
Finance: The Union Budget – Direct and Indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of revenue; Outlays; New Measures; Financial Sector Reforms; Capital Market, Money Market and Foreign Exchange Market; Stock Exchanges and their Regulation; Capital Market Intermediaries and their Regulation; Role of SEBI; Functions of the Money Market; Growth and Operation of the Money Market; The Foreign Exchange Market; From FERA to FEMA; Exchange Rate Management; Exchange Risk Management; Role of Banks and Financial Institutions in Economic Development; Regulation of Banks and Financial Institutions; Disinvestment in Public Sector Units.

Management: Management: its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organisation, Staffing, Directing and Controlling; The Role of a Manager in an Organisation. Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader; Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful Leader versus an effective Leader. Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD; Goals of HRD; Performance Appraisal – Potential appraisal and development – Feedback and Performance Counseling – Career Planning – Training and Development – Rewards – Employee Welfare. Motivation, Morale and Incentives: Theories of Motivation; How Managers Motivate; Concept of Morale; Factors determining morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale. Communication: Steps in the Communication Process; Communication Channels; Oral versus Written Communication; Verbal versus non-verbal Communication; upward, downward and lateral communication; Barriers to Communication, Role of Information Technology. Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance; Mechanisms of Corporate Governance.

We wish our candidates All The Best for the Upcoming Exams and wish them great future ahead!!

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Staff Selection Commission (SSC) every year conducts a combined All India Open Examination for recruitment to the posts of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and Grade ‘D’ at a very large scale. This Examination comprises of a Written
Objective Type Examination followed by Skill Test in Stenography.

SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria:– Eligibility required to appear for SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and Grade ‘D’ posts are as follows-

Age Limit: Candidate must be between the age of 18 to 27 years at the time of applying.
Educational Qualification: Candidate must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.
– Candidates who will acquire the required educational qualification from the Board/University before conduct of skill test are also eligible to apply.

SSC Stenographer Written Examination Pattern: The examination will consist of a written examination followed by Skill Test in stenography. The written examination will consist of objective type paper.

Part Subject No.of Questions Max. Marks Time Allotted
IGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning
5050

120 Minutes( 2hrs )

IIGeneral Awareness5050
IIIEnglish Language and
Comprehension
100100

NOTE:– The questions except in Part III will be set both in English & Hindi.
– There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
– Candidates have to achieve minimum qualifying marks in each part of the Written Examination.

SSC Stenographer Skill Test Pattern: Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the Written Examination will only be called for the Skill Test. Candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English / Hindi at the speed of 100 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘D’. The matter will be transcribed on computer only.

The transcription time is as follows:-

For Stenographer Grade ‘D’ 50 minutes ( English )
65 minutes ( Hindi )
For Stenographer Grade ‘C’ 40 minutes ( English )
55 Minutes ( Hindi )

Candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination.

Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and Grade ‘D’ are suggested as below-

1) Books For SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and Grade ‘D’ Preparation (In English):

2) Books For SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and Grade ‘D’ Preparation (In Hindi):

These books consists of all the related topics at one place.

Syllabus for SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and Grade ‘D’:

– General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate‟s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

– General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

– English Language & Comprehension: In addition to the testing of candidates’ understanding of the English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability, would also be tested.

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THE COMMON ADMISSION TEST (CAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and is the first step in the process of seeking admission to the IIMs. CAT is considered one of the most important national standards for entrance to management institutes. Apart from the Indian Institutes of Management, over 50 other management institute use the CAT score for shorting candidates.

Eligibility Required to apply for CAT Entrance exam:
– Candidate must be a Graduate with 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of SC/ST/DA/PWD) or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the ministry of HRD, Government of India.
– Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree / equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply.

CAT Selection Process: Selection process includes Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) followed by Personal Interview (PI). Performance in Written Ability Test (WAT) is most important component in selection process. IIMs may also use previous academic performance, relevant work experience and other similar inputs while shortlisting the candidates.

CAT Written Ability Test (WAT) Pattern:
CAT Written Ability Test will be conducted in two sections –
1) Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation.
2) Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning.

Paper SectionsMax. QuestionsTime AllotedTotal Time
Tutorial
15 mins

2 hours 35 mins
1 Quantitative Ability &
Data Interpretation
30
70 mins
2Verbal Ability &
Logical Reasoning
30
70 mins

NOTE:- CAT exam is two hours and thirty minutes including 15 minutes tutorial.
– Test comprises of total 60 objective type questions. A 15-minute tutorial will be provided before the start of the test, and candidates are advised to go through that carefully before starting the main examination.
– Once the time ends for the first section, they will move to the second section and will no longer be able to go back.

Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for Common Admission Test (CAT) Exam or CAT IIMs Exam are suggested as below:

1) Books for CAT Quantitative Ability (QA):

2) Books for CAT Data Interpretation (DI):

3) Books for CAT Verbal Ability (VA):

4) Books for CAT Logical Reasoning (LR):

Or you can also refer these all in one books which cover all the sections at one place with CAT sample paper / practice papers:

We wish our candidates All The Best for the Upcoming Exams and wish them great future ahead!!

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) offers Indian Chartered Accountancy Course which is necessary for candidates to qualify if they want to pursue their career as a Chartered Accountant in India. Indian Chartered Accountancy Course is considered one of the most rigorous professional course in India.

The Examination Department of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India conducts the Chartered Accountants examinations corresponding to three different levels of the Chartered Accountancy course. Candidates have to clear all three exams-

1) Common Proficiency Test(CPT)
2) Intermediate Integrated Professional Competence(IPCC) Examination
3) Final Examination

CPT is conducted twice a year, in June and December whereas IPCC and Final Examination is conducted in May and November every year.

Eligibility Required to apply for Chartered Accountant – Common Proficiency Test (CPT) are as below:

– Candidate should have passed or appeared in the Senior Secondary Examination (10+2 examination) conducted by an examining body constituted by law in India or an examination recognized by the Central Government or equivalent.
– Candidate should have registered for/switched over to CPT Course with Board of Studies of ICAI on or before 1st April.

Exemption from Appearing in CPT: Candidates who are graduate or post graduate in Commerce having secured in aggregate a minimum of 55% of total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) with certain subjects OR Graduates or Post Graduates other than those falling under Commerce stream mentioned above having secured in aggregate a minimum of 60% of the total marks or its equivalent grade in the examination conducted by any recognized University (including Open University) are exempted from passing CPT. They can appear directly to IPCC Exam.

Exam Pattern for C.A.- CPT (Common Proficiency Test): Chartered Accountant – Common Proficiency Test (CPT) is an objective type examination of 200 marks comprising of four sections. Candidate are required to secure, a minimum of 30 percent marks in each Section and a minimum of 50 percent marks in the aggregate of all Sections.
CPT includes following sections:

SectionSubjectMax. MarksTime Duration
A
B
Fundamentals of Accounting
Mercantile Laws
60
40

2 hours

C
D
General Economics
Quantitative Aptitude
50
50

2 hours

NOTE:– The language of Question Paper Booklet will be English/Hindi.
– Negative Marking: 1/4 (one fourth) marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for CA- CPT exam or Chartered Accountant – Common Proficiency Test are suggested as below-

1) Books for Fundamentals of Accounting

2) Books for Mercantile Laws

3) Books for General Economics

4) Books for Quantitative Aptitude

Candidates can also practice CA-CPT solved papers, mock test etc. from official website here. Candidates are also suggested to read “How to Face CPT” article.

Syllabus of CA – CPT Exam: Candidates can download section wise syllabus of CPT Exam from here i.e. Fundamentals of Accounting, Mercantile Laws, General Economics and Quantitative Aptitude.

We wish our candidates All The Best for the Upcoming Exams and wish them great future ahead!!

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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Indian Forest Services Exam or IFS exam every year for recruitment to forestry services of India. For qualifying UPSC IFS exam candidates have to clear two exams and an interview. Candidates who qualify UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam, can appear for second stage exam which is Indian Forest Service (Main) written Exam followed by interview.

Educational Qualification Required for UPSC IFS Exam to apply are as below:
Age Limit: Candidate must be between age of 21-30 years on 1st July of the year of examination.
– Candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least one of the subjects stated, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or Forestry or Engineering of a recognized university or equivalent.
– Candidates appearing at their degree examination (with prescribed subjects) are also eligible to compete.

UPSC Indian Forest Service Examination or UPSC IFS Exam Pattern: Eligible candidates will be required to appear for a Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam (Objective type) Exam. After qualifying it Candidates will appear in Indian Forest Service (Main) Written Exam followed by an Interview.

IFS Exam consists of two stages:
1) Civil Services Preliminary Exam (Objective Type)
2) Main Examination (Written and Interview)

1) UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam Pattern: This exam consists of Objective type questions and it will comprise of two mandatory papers of 200 marks each. Candidates will be given two hours duration for the exam.

Paper Subject Sections Max. Marks Time Alloted
01General Studies
(GS)
– Environment (Environmental Ecology,
Bio-diversity, Climate Change)
– Geography
– General Science
– Economics
– Indian History / Politics

200

2 hours
02Civil Service
Aptitude Test
(CSAT)
– Comprehension
– English Language Comprehension
– Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability
– General Mental Ability & Basic Numeracy
– Decision Making & Interpersonal Skills

200

2 hours

NOTE: The question papers will be in both languages i.e. Hindi and English except English Language Comprehension section in Paper II.

2) UPSC Indian Forest Service (Main) Exam Pattern: The IFS main Examination will consist of written examination and an interview test. The written examination consisting of the following papers.

Paper Subject Max. Marks
01General English300
02General Knowledge300
03Any two subjects to be selected
from the list of optional subjects.
Each subject will have two papers.
200
04200
05200
06200
TOTAL1400

NOTE: All Question Papers will be set in English only.

Candidates have to choose their optional subjects from the subjects listed below:

List of Optional Subjects
Agriculture
Agricultural Engineering
Animal Husbandary & Veterinary Science
Botany
Chemistry
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Forestry
Geology
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Physics
Statistics
Zoology

NOTE: Candidates can not make following combination of subjects :
(a) Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering
(b) Agriculture and Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
(c) Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
(d) Mathematics and Statistics
(e) Of the Engineering subjects viz. Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering – not more than one subject.

3) UPSC Indian Forest Service Interview Pattern: The maximum marks for interview 300 marks. Candidates have to present their academic knowledge of the opted subject to the interviewer.

Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for Indian Forest Service (IFS) Exam are suggested as below.

Books for UPSC IFS Main Exam SubjectsYou can choose according to your optional subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Animal Husbandary & Veterinary Science, Agriculture respectively.

These books consists of all the related topics at one place.

We wish our candidates All The Best for the Upcoming Exams and wish them great future ahead!!

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Indian Air Force (IAF), one of India’s most powerful department recruits twice a year in February and September both male and female for the post of Flying, Technical and Ground Duty Branches by conducting Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT).

Eligibility Required to apply for this post are as below:

Flying Branch:
For Male/Female Candidates: – Should be in age between 19 to 23 years at the time of applying.
– Educational Qualifications: Graduates (Minimum three year degree course) in any discipline from a recognized University who have attained minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together and have passed Maths and Physics at 10+2 level OR BE / B Tech degree (Four year course) from a recognised University with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together.
Technical Branch:
For Male/Female Candidates: – Should be in age between 18 to 28 years at the time of applying.
– Educational Qualifications: Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) {AE (L)}: Candidates applying for AE(L) branch would be eligible if they have undergone a minimum of four year degree qualification from a recognised University or cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India or Graduate membership examination of the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication
Engineers by actual studies.
Aeronautical Engineer(Mechanical) {AE (M)}: Candidates applying for AE(M) branch would be eligible if they have undergone a minimum of four year degree qualification from a recognised University or cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India by actual studies.

AFCAT Selection Process: After qualifying the written entrance test, the candidates will undergo following stages of tests-
(a) Stage-I Test consisting of Intelligence Test along with other tests will be conducted on the first day. Stage-I test is a screening test and only those who qualify would undergo subsequent testing.
(b) Stage-II test consists of Psychological test, Group Tests and Interview will be conducted on subsequent days (Four Days).
(c) For Flying Branch: Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) would be administered to eligible candidates.

Indian Air Force AFCAT Exam Pattern: The entrance test will contain 100 multiple choice questions. All questions will be of three marks each.

Sr. No. Paper SectionsMax. QuestionsMax. MarksTime Alloted
1 General Awareness History, Sports, Geography, Environment,
Civics, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture,
Current Affairs, Politics etc.

100

300

2 Hours
2 Verbal Ability in English Comprehension, Error Detection,
Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms
and Testing of Vocabulary
3 Numerical Ability Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average,
Profit & loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion
and Simple interest.
4Reasoning & Military
Aptitude Test
Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability

NOTE:For every wrong answer one mark will be deducted under negative marking.

Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) Exam or AFCAT Exam are suggested as below.

For practice papers of AFCAT, candidates can also refer to below books-

These books consists of all the related topics at one place.

Previous years AFCAT papers can be viewed from here.

AFCAT Syllabus: Candidates can download AFCAT Syllabus from here.

We wish our candidates All The Best for the Upcoming Exams and wish them great future ahead!!

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The Border Security Force (BSF) is a Border Guarding Force of India. BSF conducts exam every year for filling the posts of Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI Stenographer), Head Constable (Ministerial) and Constable(Daftry) in Border Security Force, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Both male & female candidates are eligible to apply for these posts.

Educational Qualification Required to apply for ASI(STENO), HC(M) & CT(DAFTRY) are as below:
Age Limit: Candidates must be between the age of 18 to 25 years at the time of applying.
Educational Qualification:– For ASI(Steno) & HC (Min): Intermediate or Senior Secondary School Certificate (10+2) examination from a recognized Board or University or equivalent.
– For Constable (Daftry): Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board or Institution.

Border Security Force ASI(STENO), HC(M) & CT(DAFTRY) Exam Pattern: The selection will be done in two phases – First Phase includes Written Examination and second phase consist of –
– Physical Measurement (PST)
– Short Hand Test (only for ASI(Steno))
– Typing Speed Test (only for HC(Min))
– Documentation (Checking of Documents)
– Medical Examination.

Border Security Force BSF Written Exam Pattern: Written examination will consist of multiple choice question in the following parts:

Part Subject Max. Marks Time Alloted
01Hindi/ English language20

1 hour 40 min.

02General Intelligence20
03Numerical Aptitude20
04Clerical Aptitude20
05Basic Computer Knowledge20

NOTE:– Question paper will be bilingual i.e. in English and Hindi both.
– The minimum qualifying marks of written test for General Category – 35% and OBC/SC/ST – 33%.

The candidates declared successful in written examination will be called to appear in the second phase of selection separately. The candidates found eligible after physical measurement will only be allowed to appear in typing (for HC/Min) and Stenography speed test (for ASI/Steno) which will be qualifying in nature and to be cleared separately in each stage.

Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for Border Security Force Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI Stenographer), Head Constable (Ministerial) and Constable(Daftry) or BSF ASI(STENO), HC(M) & CT(DAFTRY) Exam are suggested as below.

1) BSF Books in English

2) BSF Books in Hindi

These books consists of all the related topics at one place.

We wish our candidates All The Best for the Upcoming Exams and wish them great future ahead!!

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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Engineering Service Exam also known as Indian Engineering Service (IES) examination every year for the recruitment under the post of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. Notification of the examination is released between January/February month every year and the exam is held in June/July month at centers across India. In ESE Exam, there are objective as well as conventional (descriptive) papers. One paper for GA (General Ability) is part of the assessment system apart from the engineering subject of the candidate. The entire technical subject is divided into four papers (Papers II, III, IV & V). There is negative marking penalty on wrong answers. There is a three-day schedule of the written examination, comprising all five written examinations. ESE is considered as the toughest exam in India and among the toughest in the world due to less number of posts. Group of posts which come under individual categories are as follows:

CATEGORY I
CIVIL ENGINEERING
CATEGORY II
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
CATEGORY III
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
CATEGORY IV
ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION
ENGINEERING
– Indian Railway Service of Engineers.
– Indian Railway Stores Services (Civil Engineering Posts).
– Central Engineering Service
– Indian Defense Service of Engineers (Civil Engineering Posts).
– Indian Ordnance Factories Services
– Central Water Engineering Gr. ‘A’ Service (Civil Engineering Posts)
– Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group-A. (Civil Engg. Posts)
– Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil Engineering Post) (in Border Roads Engineering Service Gr. ‘A’)
– Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers.
– Indian Railway Stores Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
– Central Water Engineering Gr.’A’ service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
– Central Power Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
– Indian Ordnance Factories Service.
– Indian Naval Armament Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
– Assistant Executive Engineer Group’A’ (Mech. Engg. Posts) in the corps of EME, Ministry of Defense.
– Assistant Navel Stores Officer, Grade I (Mechanical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
– Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Mechanical Engineering Posts)
– Assistant Executive Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical) [Mechanical Engineering post] in Border Roads Engineering Service Group ‘A’).
– Indian Supply Service, Group ‘A’ (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
– Indian Defense Service of Engineers (Mechanical Engineering Posts).
– Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group ‘A’ [Mechanical Engg. posts].
– Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers.
– Indian Railway Stores Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
– Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service (Electrical Engg. Posts).
– Indian Naval Armament Service (Electrical Engineering Posts)
– Indian Ordnance Factories Service.
– Central Power Engineering Service (Electrical Engineering Posts).
– Indian Defence Service of Engineers (Electrical Engineering Posts).
– Assistant Naval Stores Officer, Grade-I (Electrical Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
– Assistant Executive Engineer Gr ‘A’ (Electrical Engineering Posts) in Corps of EME, Min. of Defence.
– Indian Supply Service (JTS Gr ‘A’ ) (Electrical Engineering Posts)
– Indian Inspection Service (Asst. Dir. Grade-I)
– Indian Railway Services of Signal Engineering.
– Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/ Electronics Engineering Posts).
– Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts).
– Assistant Executive Engineer Group’A’ (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Posts) in the Corps of E.M.E., Ministry of Defence.
– Central Power Engg. Service, Group ‘A’ [Electronics and Tele Communication Engg. Service]
– Engineer (GCS-Gr-‘A’) in Wireless Planning and Co-ordination Wing/Monitor ing Organisation. (M/o Communications & I.T., D/o Telecommunications).
– Assistant Naval Stores Officer Grade-I Electronics & Telecom Engineering Posts) in Indian Navy.
– Indian Supply Service, Group ‘A’ (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Posts).
– Indian Inspection Service Group ‘A’ [Electronics and Telecommunication Engg. Posts].
– Indian Telecommunication Service Gr. ‘A’.
– Junior Telecom officer [General Central Service Group ‘B’ Gazetted Non Ministerial].

UPSC IES Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must fulfill following eligibility criteria to apply for IES posts-
Age Limits: Candidate must be between the age of 21 to 30 years at the time of applying.
Education Qualification: Candidate must have a degree in Engineering from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or declared to be deemed as Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act.
– Candidate who has appeared at an examination the passing of which would render him educationally qualified for this examination, but has not been informed of the result, may apply for admission to the examination i.e. Final year candidates can apply.

UPSC Indian Engineering Service (IES) Examination Pattern: UPSC IES Exam selection process consist of two main parts i.e. written exam followed by personality test carrying a maximum of 200 marks.

UPSC IES Written Examination Pattern: IES Written Examination comprise of two sections—Section I consists only of objective types of questions and Section II of conventional papers. Both Sections covers the entire syllabus of the relevant engineering disciplines i.e. Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical, Engineering and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. The details of the written Examination is as below:

Section Subject PartsMax. Marks Time Allotted

Section-I
Objective Papers
General Ability Test
Part A: General English
Part B: General Studies
2002 hours
Engineering
Choose any one: (Civil/Electrical/
Mechanical/Elec. & Telecom)
Paper-I
Paper-II
200
200
2 hours
2 hours
Section II
Conventional Papers
Engineering
Choose any one: (Civil/Electrical/
Mechanical/Elec. & Telecom)
Paper-I
Paper-II
200
200
3 hours
3 hours

NOTE: Candidates have to appear only in their relative discipline Engineering exam Paper I and Paper II in both the sections(Objective Papers / Conventional Papers).
– Conventional papers must be answered in English. Question papers will be set in English only.
– Deduction upto 5 per cent of the maximum marks for the written papers will be made for illegible handwriting.
– Negative Marking will be done for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.

UPSC IES Personality Test Pattern: Personality Test will be of 200 marks. During the personality test special attention will be paid to assessing the candidate’s capacity for leadership, initiative and intellectual curiosity, tact and other social qualities, mental and physical energy, powers of practical application and integrity of character.

Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for UPSC Indian Engineering Service (IES) Exam or UPSC IES exam are suggested as below-

Books For UPSC Indian Engineering Service (IES) Exam Preparation :

1) Book for UPSC IES Exam – General English, General Studies:

2) Book for UPSC IES Exam – Objective Engineering (Paper I): Electronics & Telecommunication, Electrical, Mechanical & Civil Engineering respectively.

3) Book for UPSC IES Exam – Objective Engineering (Paper II): Electronics & Telecommunication, Electrical, Mechanical & Civil Engineering respectively.

4) Book for UPSC IES Exam – Conventional Paper (Paper I): Electronics & Telecommunication, Electrical, Mechanical & Civil Engineering respectively.

5) Book for UPSC IES Exam – Conventional Paper (Paper II): Electronics & Telecommunication, Electrical, Mechanical & Civil Engineering respectively.


These books consists of all the related topics at one place.

UPSC Indian Engineering Service (IES) Exam Syllabus: The standard of paper in General Ability Test will be such as may be expected of an Engineering/Science Graduate. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be that of an Engineering Degree Examination of an Indian University. There will be no practical examination in any of the subjects.

GENERAL ABILITY TEST
Part A: General English. The question paper in General English will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
Part B: General Studies: The paper in General Studies will include knowledge of current events and of such matters as of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidates should be able to answer without special study.

Download UPSC IES Civil/Electrical/Mechanical/Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Syllabus.

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