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UPSC IES ESE Exam 2013, dates, eligibility, syllabus and more

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April 12th, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

UPSC IES ESE Exam 2013: Union Public Service Commission has invited applications for 763 vacancies in the fields of mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering, Civil engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications engineering. Individuals who wish to apply for these positions will to have to appear for Engineering Services Examination (ESE).   UPSC ESE exam 2013 will be held on 28th June 2013.

Candidates can apply for UPSC IES ESE 2013 examinations by visiting www.upscoline.nic.in

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: Individuals applying for UPSC ESE exam 2013 should be between the age group of 21 -30 years as on 1st January, 2013.

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates interested in applying for above mentioned vacancies must have obtained a degree in engineering from government recognized universities or deemed universities.
  • Applicants must have passed both A and B sections of institution examinations conducted by Institution of Engineers (India).

Please note that candidates who have appeared for their engineering examinations or for their Institutional examinations can apply for UPSC ESE examination. However, their application will be provisional. Such candidates are required to furnish their examination results for further processing.

Dates to Remember

  • Online application form submission start date : 6th April 2013
  • End date for online applications: 6th May 2013
  • Examination date: 28th June 2013

Please note that the examination is spread over three days starting from 28th June 2013.

Syllabus for UPSC ESE 2013 examination

Written papers for the above mentioned examination are divided in objective and conventional categories.  Syllabus for engineering services examinations is as follows

General Ability test:  This paper will test applicant’s understanding of English language and business jargons associated with engineering. It will also test his observations and knowledge about current events, Indian History and Geography in general.

Civil Engineering: This paper will test candidate’s knowledge on areas pertaining to structural analysis, solid mechanics and building materials. It will also have questions related to areas of construction practice, construction planning and construction management. Competitors will need to have thorough knowledge on design of steel structures, concrete structures and masonry structures.

Mechanical Engineering: This paper will test the competitor’s knowledge on areas covering fluid mechanics and Thermodynamics. Candidates must be well versed with Cycles and IC engines, Heat transfer, refrigeration and air conditioning. The applicant must also have knowledge of fluid machinery and steam generators.

Electrical Engineering: Paper one of Electrical engineering would test the applicant’s knowledge on topics related to electrical circuits and electrical materials. Individual writing the test should be well versed with measurements and instrumentation, control systems, EM theory of electric and Magnetic fields. Paper two will have topics related to communication systems, power systems, micro-processors and power electronics. Competitor must be knowledgeable about digital and analog electrical circuits, power transformers and electrical machinery.

Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering: Part one of this paper would cover topics related to network theory, electromagnetic theory, signals and networks. Applicant must be well versed with electronic measurements, instrumentation, components and materials, Electron devices and physical electronics. Paper two in this domain covers topics pertaining to communication and control systems, digital and analog electronic circuits, computer engineering and microwave engineering.

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