ESE IES Civil Paper Analysis 18 July 2021: On July 18, 2021, the UPSC IES ESE 2021 prelims examination for Civil Engineering has successfully completed. There were two papers, each held in a different session. Paper 1 was held in the morning shift, while Paper 2 was held in the afternoon shift. ESE IES Civil Prelims Exam Analysis Paper 2 includes many subjects related to the Civil Engineering Examination Paper, whereas ESE IES Prelims Exam Analysis Paper 1 includes General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper.
Gradeup provides you with the full ESE IES Prelims Exam Analysis for Civil Engineering Paper 2 as well as the answer key provided by our subject matter experts. Paper 2 of the ESE 2021 prelims test lasted three hours and was worth a maximum of 300 marks.
In this examination, candidates were asked questions based on their chosen engineering subject throughout their undergraduate study. Our subject matter specialists produced the entire analysis based on feedback from students who took the exam. As a result, this article will assist you in understanding every information regarding the ESE IES Civil 2021 Exam.
ESE IES Prelims Paper 2021: Exam Highlights
|ESE CE 2021||Paper 1||Paper 2|
|Subjects||General Studies and Engineering Discipline||Technical Paper - Civil|
|Shift Timings||10 am to 12 pm||2 pm to 5 pm|
|Mode of Examination||Offline||Offline|
|Total No. of Questions||100||150|
|Exam Duration||2 hours||3 hours|
|Negative Marking||1/3rd of the marks allotted to a question||1/3rd of the marks allotted to a question|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to Moderate||Moderate to Tough|
ESE Civil 2021 Prelims Paper: Overall Analysis
IES Prelims Paper 2 for Civil Engineering was conducted in the Afternoon session. Candidates Found this paper a little bit on the tougher side. Detailed analysis is provided below along with the major topics covered.
ESE IES Civil Prelims Exam 2021: Highlights
- Overall paper was moderate to tough
- Questions are very calculative
- Some questions were not fully explanatory
- Around 15 % of the questions were from the unexpected part
- No of good attempts are 100 -110
- Check for UPSC IES Syllabus and ESE 2021 Prelims Exam Analysis
ESE IES Civil Prelims Exam 18th July 2021: Subject Wise Analysis
Here is the Subject-wise breakup of the ESE/IES CE 2021 exam for the Prelims Exam for Paper-II.
|Subject||No of Questions|
|Strength of Materials (SOM)||14|
|Construction Materials and Management||28|
|Design of Steel Structures||13|
|Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics||13|
|Railways, Airport and Tunneling||5|
|Design of Concrete Structures||14|
ESE IES Civil Prelims Exam 18th July 2021: Topic Wise Detailed Analysis
Weightage Analysis for ESE 2021
|Questions||Major Topics Covered|
|Difficulty Level||% Marks|
|Strength of Materials (SOM)||Tough||9%||Principal Stress and Springs|
|Soil Mechanics||Moderate||7%||Properties of Soil, Earth Pressure and Ground Improvement Techniques|
|Foundation Engineering||Easy||1%||Shallow Foundation|
|Engineering Hydrology||Moderate||3%||Channel Routing, Flood Routing and Ground-water Hydrology|
|Highway Engineering||Moderate||5%||Geometric Design, Pavement Design and Traffic Engg|
|Surveying||Moderate||8%||Remote Sensing, Compass Surveying|
|Irrigation Engineering||Moderate||6%||Water Requirements, Canal and Dams|
|Construction Materials and Management||Moderate||19%||Building Construction, Project Management and Timber|
|Design of Steel Structures||Moderate||9%||Compression Members, Tension Members (Codal Provisions)|
|Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics||Easy to Moderate||9%|
Fluid Kinematics and Hydraulic Machines
|Railways, Airport and Tunneling||Easy||3%||Tunnelling and Geometric Design|
|Structural Analysis||Easy to Moderate||4%||Determinacy and Structural Dynamics|
|Design of Concrete Structures||Moderate||9%||Codal Provisions, Fundamentals of RCC|
Water Supply Engg and Waste Water Engg
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ESE IES Civil Prelims Paper 2 Expected Cut off 2021
As Per Analysis the Expected Cut off for ESE IES Prelims Paper 2 Civil Engineering will be updated soon.
- IES 2021 Cutoff for Preliminary exam will be disclosed at the time of final result declaration.
- Candidates can check the cut off of IES online by visiting the official website of UPSC upsc.gov.in.
- To qualify for the next stage of Examination ie. IES Main exam it is important to score equal or more marks than the set qualifying cut off marks.
- The cut off depends on the following factors -
- The total number of students who appeared for IES
- The total number of vacancies
- The difficulty level of the Engineering Services Examination for the year.
- last but not least is the Candidates’ performance.
You can check in detail here about the IES previous years Cutoffs
What next after the ESE 2021 Prelims Examination is over?
Check here the expected Cut off if your score is somewhat less or near it, then do not sit idle, start preparing for Mains Examination. ESE is a high cadre examination that is carried out in three stages i.e., Prelims, Mains & Interview. The IES officers are placed in various technical departments of the country in order to manage several technical tasks in various Departments. Shortlisted candidates from IES Mains will then be called for a personal interview session for final recruitment.
How to Prepare for ESE Civil Engineering Interview?
ESE interview questions could be asked from subject-specific, project-specific, current affairs of recent Scenario or General Questions from your education or life. Check all the important topics. You can see common Questions Asked in ESE interviews from here.
ESE 2021 Prelims Paper 2 : Answer Key
ESE 2021 Prelims Paper 2 Civil Engineering Answer Keys will be uploaded by the commission on the official website after the final result.
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- How to Crack ESE IES 2021 Exam Without Coaching?
- IES Preparation Tips 2021
- ESE IES CE Selection Procedure
- ESE Civil Engineering Previous Year Question paper
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