IES Previous Year Question Paper: Download PDF (Pre, Mains)

By Mrinmay Ganguly|Updated : March 29th, 2022

IES previous year question papers play an important role in the preparation for the UPSC Engineering Services Exam. To help candidates in preparing for the IES exam, we have provided the IES question papers pdf for download. We have compiled all the IES previous year question papers for Paper-I and Paper-II. Download the question papers for Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Electronics & Telecommunication with solutions PDF.

The ESE previous year papers will help the candidates understand the exam pattern and the difficulty level of the questions in a better way. It will be easier for candidates to cover the entire syllabus by solving the IES previous year question papers pdf that we have provided for their benefit. With regular practice of the question paper, candidates can score better in the exam.

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IES 2022 Prelims Question Paper PDF

Download the ESE IES 2022 Prelims question paper for Paper-I and Paper-II of all the four domains- Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. It helps the candidates to analyze the exam pattern, important topics, and difficulty level of the exam. Candidates can download the pdf from the links mentioned in the table below.

ESE 2022 Prelims Question Paper with Solutions PDF

Subjects

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Civil Engineering

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Mechanical Engineering

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Electrical Engineering

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Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

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IES Previous Year Question Papers with Solution PDF

Solving the previous year question papers give an insight about the important topics included in the syllabus so that candidates can prepare accordingly. Here, candidates can find the ESE previous year question papers with solutions pdf for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.

IES Question Paper with Solution PDF 2021

The General Studies and Engineering Aptitude covers one of the important sections of the exam with a weightage of 200 Marks. The IES question paper 2021 for General Studies and Engineering Aptitude with solution PDF is given below.

IES Previous Year Question Paper

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IES Previous year Question Paper Solution 

Paper-I

UPSC IES ESE Question Paper 2021 PDF

ESE Paper-I Solutions 2021 PDF

IES Civil Engineering Question Paper

Download the PDFs of the question papers for the Prelims and Mains exam. The ESE Civil Engineering previous year question paper pdf for the following exams is given here for download. 

  • IES CE Preliminary question paper 
  • IES CE Mains question paper 

ESE CE Prelims Question Papers 

Candidates can download the ESE CE Prelims question paper PDF. Here, the table listed below provides the links to question papers of Paper-I (General Knowledge & Engineering) for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.

IES Exam Year

General Studies

ESE CE Paper-II

2017

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2018

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2019

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2020

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2021

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ESE CE Mains Previous Year Question Paper 

Download the ESE CE Mains previous year question paper PDF of Paper-I (General Knowledge & Engineering) for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Candidates can download the question papers from the links provided in the table below.

IES Exam Year

IES CE Paper-I

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2010

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2011

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2012

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2013

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2014

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2015

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2016

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2017

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2018

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2019

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IES Electrical Engineering Question Paper

Download the PDFs of the question papers for the Prelims and Mains exam. Further, candidates can download the year-wise IES previous year question papers PDF for Electrical Engineering Prelims and Mains exam.

  • IES Preliminary question paper for Electrical Engineering 
  • IES Mains question paper for Electrical Engineering 

ESE EE Prelims Previous Year Question Papers 

Candidates can download the ESE EE Prelims previous year question paper PDF of Paper-I & Paper-II for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 from the links mentioned below.

IES Exam Year

General Studies 

ESE EE Paper-II

2017 

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2018 

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2019 

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2020 

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2021 

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ESE EE Mains Previous Year Question Papers 

Download the ESE EE Mains previous year question paper PDF of Paper-I & Paper-II for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. Candidates can download the question papers from the links provided below.

IES Exam Year

IES EE Paper-I

IES EE Paper-II

2017 

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2018 

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2019 

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2020 

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2021 

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IES Mechanical Engineering Question Paper

We have provided the year-wise IES previous year question paper PDF for Mechanical Engineering Prelims and Mains exam. 

  • IES Preliminary question paper for Mechanical Engineering 
  • IES Mains question paper for Mechanical Engineering 

ESE ME Prelims Previous Year Question Papers 

Download the PDFs of the question papers for the Prelims and Mains exam. Candidates can download the ESE ME Prelims previous year question paper PDF of Paper-I (General Studies) & Paper-II for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 from the links mentioned below.

IES Exam Year

General Studies 

IES ME Paper-II 

2017

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2018

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2019

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2020

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2021

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ESE ME Mains Previous Year Question Papers 

Candidates can download the ESE IES ME Mains previous year question paper PDF of Paper-I & Paper-II for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 from the links mentioned below.

IES Exam Year

IES ME Paper-I

IES ME Paper-II

2017 

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2018 

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2019 

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2020 

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ESE ECE Previous Year Question Paper 

Download the PDFs of the question papers for the Prelims and Mains exam. Further, the year-wise ESE ECE previous year question paper PDF for the following exams are provided below. 

  • IES Preliminary question paper for Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering 
  • IES Mains question paper for Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering 

ESE ECE Prelims Previous Year Question Papers PDF-

Download the ESE ECE Prelims question paper PDF of Paper-I and Paper-II for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. Further, candidates can download the questions papers from the links provided below.

IES Exam Year

General Studies

ESE ECE Paper-II

2017

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2018

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2019

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2020

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2021

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ESE ECE Mains Previous Year Question Papers 

Candidates can download the ESE ECE Mains previous year question paper PDF of Paper-I & Paper-II for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 from the links mentioned below.

IES Exam Year

ESE ECE Paper-I

ESE ECE Paper-II

2017

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2018

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2019

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2020

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Benefits ESE Previous Year Question Paper 

Solving the ESE previous year question paper holds a number of benefits for the candidates who are appearing for the exam. It allows the candidates to strategize their preparation and analyze their preparation by attempting the IES question papers. Let us discuss the benefits of solving the question papers.

  • On solving the IES previous year question paper pdf, candidates will get to understand the exam pattern and trend adopted by the UPSC.
  • Candidates will get to practice the entire syllabus of the exam as per their engineering branch.
  • Besides this, candidates will also get hands-on experience by solving the ESE previous year papers.
  • Candidates can know their strengths and weaknesses and work on them.
  • Aspiring candidates will also be able to manage the time limit and reduce their negative marking in the exam.

ESE Prelims Question Paper Analysis 2022

The difficulty level of the ESE Prelims question paper 2022 was moderate to difficult. The Paper-I consists of General Studies & Engineering Aptitude section which is common for all the engineering branches, i.e., Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.

The Paper-II of the preliminary exam was based on the engineering subject selected by the candidates. We have provided subject-wise ESE Prelims question paper analysis 2022 in the links provided below.

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FAQs

  • The IES exam is one of the toughest exams and practicing IES previous year question papers will provide candidates a chance to practice the type of questions that might come in the exam and makes them aware of the trend of the exam.

  • When candidates go through the IES Previous year question papers you will get to know about the important and repeated questions asked. This gives an idea about the important topics and also the weightage of those topics in the exam.

  • In the ESE question papers, there is no hard and fast rule that applicants will get repeated questions. Candidates may be asked questions from the previous year's exams. The concepts are repeated time and again.

  • The General Studies and Engineering Mathematics sections are considered the easiest sections in the ESE Prelims question paper 2022. These sections require very less calculation in the exam.

  • Yes, all past year's papers are available for free. Candidates can get the question papers in PDF format from BYJU's Exam Prep's website and begin their excellent preparation right away. Candidates do not have to pay a fee to get the IES previous year's question papers.

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