ESE IES Electrical Syllabus 2022: Check Latest Pattern & Syllabus PDF for Prelims/Mains

ESE IES Electrical Syllabus 2022: Check Latest Pattern & Syllabus PDF for Prelims/Mains

ByVineet Vijay  |  Updated on: Sep 24, 2021ESE IES Electrical 2022 apply online started! Check the ESE IES EE exam date, mains admit card, prelims exam analysis, cutoff, result here
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ESE IES EE Syllabus 2022

UPSC prescribes the ESE IES Electrical Syllabus and the latest exam pattern in its notification. The syllabus is important to understand before starting the preparation for the ESE IES EE 2022 exam. Here we are providing the ESE EE Prelims, and Mains syllabus along with the exam pattern in detail.  The syllabus is given here for all the stages of the selection process, i.e.:

Stage I: ESE EE Preliminary Exam

Stage II: ESE EE Mains Exam

Stage III: ESE EE Interview/Personality Test

The UPSC notifies the syllabus for selection into the ESE/IES examination in four engineering disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, and Electronics and Telecommunication for Group A/B services.

You have to obtain the required cutoff marks in all the stages of the ESE EE Exam to be eligible for the selection process. All the questions in the ESE/IES EE Exam are of Graduation level. Thus, you must read the relevant books for the ESE EE Exam. The ESE EE Syllabus is given here in detail in the subsequent paragraphs. Moreover, you can also Download the ESE IES Electrical syllabus 2022 PDF for Prelims and Mains Exam.

ESE EE Syllabus

ESE Electrical Engineering Exam Pattern 2022

The UPSC conducts three stages for the selection of candidates as ESE EE officers as discussed above. Let us first discuss the UPSC ESE Electrical Engineering Exam Pattern below for the Prelims, Mains, and Interview.

ESE EE Prelims Exam Pattern

  • The ESE Prelims Exam has two papers, Paper I and Paper II with objective multiple-choice questions.
  • It is mandatory to obtain cut-off marks in the ESE Prelims Exam to appear for the next stage which is the Mains Exam.
  • ⅓ negative marking is there for the Prelims Paper for an incorrect answer and 1 mark is given for 1 mark.
  • The total marks for ESE Prelims (Paper I + II) is 500 marks with a duration of 5 hours.

ESE/IES Exam

Duration

Maximum Marks

Type of paper

Paper-I (General Studies and Engineering Aptitude)

2 hrs.

200

Objective multiple-choice questions

Paper-II (Electrical Engineering)

3 hrs.

300

Total

5 hrs.

500 marks

 

ESE EE Mains Exam Pattern

Candidates who will obtain cutoff marks in the UPSC Prelims Exam will appear for the Mains Exam. 

  • The ESE EE mains exam will have questions based on Electrical Engineering (EE) that have to be answered in conventional type.
  • You must make sure that your handwriting is legible otherwise 5% of the total marks will be deducted.
  • The ESE Mains Exam is of 600 marks with a duration of 6 hours.
  • Candidates qualifying the ESE Mains Exam will have to appear for the Interview which is 200 marks. 

ESE/IES Exam

Duration

Maximum Marks

Type of paper

Paper-I (Electrical Engineering)

3 hrs.

300

Conventional/Descriptive

Paper-II (Electrical Engineering)

3 hrs.

300

Total

6 hrs.

600 marks

 

Stage III: Interview

 

200 marks

 

ESE IES EE Syllabus 2022 for Prelims

The UPSC ESE EE General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Syllabus for the Prelims Exam/Stage I is given below.

General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Syllabus

The ESE EE Paper I syllabus for the Prelims exam has questions that do not require special study and are based on the Graduation level. 

  • Current issues of national and international importance relating to social, economic and industrial development
  • Engineering Aptitude covering Logical reasoning and Analytical ability
  • Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
  • Ethics and values in the engineering profession
  • General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety
  • Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance and services
  • Basics of Energy and Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment
  • Basics of Project Management
  • Basics of Material Science and Engineering
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, e-governance and technology-based education.

ESE IES EE Syllabus 2022 for Mains

The ESE EE Syllabus for the Mains Exam and the Prelims Exam is same, with the difficulty level being varied. All the questions in the UPSC ESE/IES Exam in the Prelims and Mains exam is of the Graduation standard. 

ESE EE Paper I Syllabus

  • Engineering Mathematics 
  • Electrical Materials
  • Electric Circuits and Fields
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Basic Electronics Engineering

ESE EE Paper II Syllabus

  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Systems and Signal Processing
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Systems 
  • Power Electronics and Drives

Download ESE IES Electrical Syllabus 2021 PDF

ESE EE Interview

The last stage is the Interview for the candidates who have qualified for both the ESE EE Prelims and Mains Exam 2022. The UPSC EE Interview is of 200 marks.

Thus, your final selection will be made on the basis of the marks secured by the candidates in the UPSC ESE Prelims, Mains, and Interview, i.e. you will be marked out of 1300 marks.

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  • The ESE Electrical Engineering Selection is done on the basis of the following three stages:

    Stage I: Preliminary Exam

    Stage II: Mains Exam

    Stage II: Interview

  • The ESE EE final selection is made on the basis of the marks obtained in the ESE EE Prelims, Mains, and Interview.

  • There are two papers in the ESE ECE Prelims Exam:

    • Paper-I: General Studies and Engineering Aptitude
    • Paper II: Electrical Engineering
  • The ESE Prelims Exam has objective multiple-choice questions.

  • The ESE EE Paper is based on the Graduation level.

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