UPSC Indian Engineering Services – IES Exam 2016 Syllabus for General Ability Test
|Note : This Revised Scheme and Syllabus of Engineering Services Exam is applicable only from at 2017 Onwards.
The standard of UPSC ESE Exam 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.