ESE IES Mechanical Exam Analysis 2022: Difficulty Level, Attempts

ESE IES Mechanical Exam Analysis 2022: Difficulty Level, Attempts

ByAina Parasher  |  Updated on: Feb 20, 2022
ESE IES Mechanical Mains Exam Analysis 2022 is available here. We will explain the Difficulty Level of the questions in the exam. Get the detailed topic-wise review and analysis of ESE Mechanical Prelims and Mains.
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ESE IES Mechanical Mains Exam Analysis 2022 is uploaded here by our expert faculty. ESE IES Mechanical Exam Analysis 2022 will help you to understand the weightage of the topics and subjects. Exam Analysis gives you an idea that how can you approach the paper and also give you an idea for getting a good rank in ESE IES Mechanical Exam.

In the given section below you will know about the difficulty level of the ESES/IES exam, the number of the topics covered, and the number of questions asked from specific topics.

ESE ME Mains Analysis 2022

Candidates can check the detailed ESE IES Mechanical Mains exam analysis 2022 once the exam has been conducted. The faculty at BYJU'S Exam Prep will thoroughly analyse the paper and provide you with the most informative and genuine exam analysis.

Subject-wise Analysis

ESE IES Mains Paper - 1 exam analysis 2022
S.No.Topics Difficulty LevelMarks in 2021% Marks in 2021Marks in 2020
1Fluid MechanicsTBATBATBATBA
2Thermodynamics TBATBATBATBA
3Heat transferTBATBATBATBA
4 Refrigeration and Air conditioningTBATBATBATBA
5I. C. Engines TBATBATBATBA
6Turbo Machinery.TBATBATBATBA
7Power Plant Engg.TBATBATBATBA
8Renewable Sources of EnergyTBATBATBATBA
Total Overall level was Easy to Moderate TBATBATBA

 

ESE IES ME Prelims Analysis 2022

Candidates can check the detailed ESE IES Mechanical 2022 analysis once the exam has been conducted. The faculty at BYJU'S Exam Prep will thoroughly analyse the paper and provide you with the most informative and genuine exam analysis.

ESE IES Mechanical Answer Key 2022

ESE Mechanical Cut Off 2022

ESE IES Mechanical Question Papers 2022

ESE IES Prelims Paper 1 Analysis 2022

Topics

No. of Questions

Current issues of National and International importance relating to Social, Economic, and Industrial development

15 

Engineering aptitude covering Logical reasoning and analytical ability

15 

Engineering Mathematics and Numerical analysis

 14

General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of safety

 10

Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance, and services

 5

Basics of Energy and Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution, and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment

 8

Basics of Project Management

 8

Basics of Material Science and Engineering

 6

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering

 10

Ethics and values in the Engineering profession.

 9

Total

 100

ESE IES Prelims Paper 2 Analysis 2022

 Subject

 No. of Questions

 Difficulty level
Thermodynamics5Moderate
Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning9Easy
Power Plant14Moderate
IC Engines1Easy
Heat Transfer12Moderate
Fluid Mechanics and Machinery23Tough
Engineering Mechanics4Moderate
Strength of Materials10Moderate
Theory of Machines & Vibrations13Moderate
Machine Design11Tough
Manufacturing & Engineering Materials20Tough
Industrial Engineering4Easy
Renewable Source of Energy12Easy
Mechatronics & Robotics12Tough
Total150Moderate to Tough

ESE IES Mechanical Prelims Exam Analysis 2021

UPSC ESE ME Exam 2021 Prelims Exam was scheduled for 18th July 2021. All the candidates who will apply successfully for the ESE IES Mechanical 2021 was be able to appear for the exam. As per the analysis, listed below are the important points informing about the level and type of questions that were asked in ESE IES Paper 1 General Studies & Engg. Aptitude was Easy to Moderate. As per the analysis of ESE IES paper 2, the Difficulty level of Questions asked was Easy to Moderate.

 

  • IES Prelims Paper 1 was conducted in the session. Candidates Found this paper Easy.
  • Most questions were asked from Current Affairs, Engineering Mathematics and Aptitude.
  • The level of questions was Easy in comparison to last year’s paper. Check for UPSC IES Syllabus and ESE 2021 Prelims Exam Analysis

ESE IES 2021 Prelims Paper 1 Analysis 2021

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Current issues of National and International importance relating to Social, Economic and Industrial development

18

Easy

Engineering aptitude covering Logical reasoning and analytical ability

15

Easy

Engineering Mathematics and Numerical analysis

15

Easy

General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of safety

7

Moderate

Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance and services

7

Moderate

Basics of Energy and Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment

5

Easy

Basics of Project Management

4

Easy

Basics of Material Science and Engineering

9

Easy

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering

10

Moderate

Ethics and values in the Engineering profession.

10

Easy

Total

100

Overall: Easy to Moderate

  • The level ESE Paper 1 was Easy.
  • Current Affairs also had a good Weightage in Examination.
  • Most questions were from Engineering Mathematics & Aptitude.
  • Basics of Energy and Environment was Easy to moderate this time and 5 Questions were asked. 
  • There were around 15 questions were from Engineering Aptitude and Engineering Mathematics both.
ESE ME 2021Paper 1Paper 2
SubjectsGeneral Studies and Engineering DisciplineTechnical Paper - Mechanical 
Shift Timings10 am to 12 pm2 pm to 5 pm
Mode of ExaminationOfflineOffline
Total No. of Questions100150
Total Marks200300
Exam Duration2 hours3 hours
Negative Marking0.66 0.66 
Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate

ESE Prelims Mechanical Engineering Analysis (Thermal & FM )

SubjectsDifficulty LevelMajor Topics
from subject
Total Number
of Questions
% Marks in 2021
Heat Transfer Easy  Boiling and Condensation 3 2 %
Fluid Mechanics & Machinery Moderate Pumps, Pipe Flow 2315 %
Thermodynamics Easy  Zeroth law, First Law  128 %
Industrial Engineering Moderate  Work Sampling, CPM & PERT 53 %
Engineering Mechanics Easy  Laws of Motion  53 %
Mechatronics & Robotics Moderate Sensor & Actuator  12 8 %
IC Engine EasyCycles, Performance Parameter  75 %
Power Plant Moderate Boiler, Vapour Power cycle, Gas Power cycle 14 9 %
Refrigeration & Air conditioning Easy Various Refrigeration system  64  %
Renewable Source of EnergyModerateWind energy, Fuel cell  128 %
Strength of MaterialsEasy  Stress & strain, Bending, Principal Stress and Strains. SFD & BMD  96 %
Design of Machine ElementsEasy Theories of failure, Joints, fatigue loading, (almost full coverage)  117 %
Theory of Machines & Vibrations EasyVibrations, Flywheel   13 9 %
Production, Material Science Moderate Material science, Forming,   1812 %
Total Easy to Moderate  150100% 

As per the analysis, listed below are the important points informing about the level and type of questions that were asked in ESE IES Paper 2 Mechanical Engineering --

  • The Paper was formed in such a way that the examiner tried to cover the full syllabus of almost every subject.
  • The Difficulty level of Questions asked was Easy to Moderate.

ESE IES Mechanical Mains Exam Analysis 2021

The UPSC ESE Mains exam analysis for mechanical engineering exam 2021 has been updated here on 21st November 2021. We have provided you with the honest ESE mechanical mains exam review for paper 1 and paper 2. The BYJU'S Exam Prep experts have conducted a live youtube session where they have provided you with a detailed paper review.

The ESE Mecahncial exam analysis covers the questions asked in the exam, difficulty level, good score along the expected cut off marks. The aspirants appearing for the ESE ME Mains exam 2021 will get an idea of the expected cut off needed to score to be able to appear for the next stage. 

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ESE Mechanical Mains Exam Analysis 2021

The major highlights of the ESE Mechanical Mains exam for 21st November 2021 are given below. 

  • Questions from Powerplant Engineering composed a major portion of questions in Paper -1 with a weightage of 112 marks. The level of questions asked from Power plant engineering was Moderate. 
  • As per reviews shared by candidates of Byju's Exam Prep the level of Question paper was Easy to Moderate.
  • Most of the famous derivations were directly asked in the examination like " Deduce an expression for maximum temperature in a slab ". 
  • Heat Transfer carried the second most weightage in the examination and the level of questions asked from HMT was moderate.
  • Some candidates told that the question paper was lengthy likewise every year ESE Mains paper is a bit lengthy. 

The overall Difficulty level of Paper - 1 Mechanical Engineering was Easy to Moderate. Byju's Exam Prep has taken reviews from students across examination centres situated across the nation. Mechanical Paper -1 for ESE mains 2021 was a bit Lenthy this year for some candidates.

ESE Mains 2021 Mechanical Paper -1 Analysis: Good Score

As per as candidates who had attempted ESE mains examination 2021 for Mechanical Engineering, if a candidate scores 185 - 190 marks in the paper can find it a good score in the paper so the candidate should attempt 230 - 240 marks out of a total of 300 marks.

Subject-wise Analysis

ESE Mains 2021 for Mechanical Engineering has been successfully conducted in the morning shift i.e from 9 AM to 12 PM and this time the major subjects  & their weightage, difficulty level, percentage of Subjectwise weightage in paper and marks wise weightage in 2021 is shared below  : 

ESE IES Mains Paper - 1 exam analysis 2021
S.No.Topics Difficulty LevelMarks in 2021% Marks in 2021Marks in 2020
1Fluid MechanicsModerate  52  10.8 %32
2Thermodynamics  Easy 224.6  %62
3Heat transferModerate9219.2 %52
4 Refrigeration and Air conditioning Moderate  34 7.1 %52
5I. C. Engines Tough 64 13.3 %36
6Turbo Machinery. Moderate  32 6.7 %72
7Power Plant Engg.Moderate 11223.3 %90
8Renewable Sources of Energy Moderate  7215 %84
Total Overall level was Easy to Moderate  480100 %480

ESE Mains Paper 2 Analysis

ESE Mains 2021 Paper - 2 for Mechanical Engineering has successfully been conducted in the evening shift i.e from 2 PM to 5 PM and this time the major subjects  & their weightage was : 

Mechanical Engineering exam analysis  Paper-2 
S.NO.SubjectsDifficulty LevelMarks in 2021% Marks in 2021Marks in 2020
1Engineering Mechanics  Moderate 72  15.0 %156
2Mechanisms and MachinesModerate 104  21.7 %84
3Design of Machine ElementsEasy   64 13.3 %52
4Manufacturing, Industrial and Maintenance Engineering Easy 148  30.8 %136
5Mechatronics and Robotics Moderate  9219.2 %52
 The overall level of Paper - 2 Moderate to tough( Due to lengthiness) 480100 %480

The detailed solutions for the ESE IES mains exam for the mechanical engineering exam for Paper 1 will be shared with you soon. BYJU'S Exam Prep experts provide you with the detailed solutions pdf for the ESE IES mechanical engineering exam 2021 for Paper 1. 

ESE Mains 2020 ME Paper-1 Analysis Detailed PDF

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ESE (IES Exam) ME Exam Analysis FAQs

  • ESE IES Mechanical Exam 2022 Tips 

    • 1. Properly go through the Technical Subjects. Start preparing pretty early to clear and score a good rank in ESE IES Mechanical Exam.
    • 2. Solve ESE IES Mechanical Previous Year's Papers.
    • 3. Make Notes Subject Wise for ESE IES Mechanical.
    • 4. Time Management is very necessary for clearing ESE IES Mechanical Exam.
  • Yes, ESE IES Mechanical Exam is considered one of the toughest exam in India because its examination and the selection procedure is very default. The selected candidates enjoy a very high stature and respect in society.

  • Yes, in the ESE IES Mechanical Exam questions are often repeated from the previous years.

  • In ESE IES Mechanical, there are 32 vacancies in total.

  • The ESE IES Mechanical exam will conduct on February 20, 2022

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