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 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 about Current Affairs, Engineering Mathematics, and Aptitude.
ESE IES 2021 Prelims Paper 1 Analysis 2021
No. of Questions
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
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
Ethics and values in the Engineering profession.
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 2021||Paper 1||Paper 2|
|Subjects||General Studies and Engineering Discipline||Technical Paper - Mechanical|
|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|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to Moderate||Easy to Moderate|
ESE Prelims Mechanical Engineering Analysis (Thermal & FM )
|Subjects||Difficulty Level||Major Topics |
|Total Number |
|% Marks in 2021|
|Heat Transfer||Easy||Boiling and Condensation||3||2 %|
|Fluid Mechanics & Machinery||Moderate||Pumps, Pipe Flow||23||15 %|
|Thermodynamics||Easy||Zeroth law, First Law||12||8 %|
|Industrial Engineering||Moderate||Work Sampling, CPM & PERT||5||3 %|
|Engineering Mechanics||Easy||Laws of Motion||5||3 %|
|Mechatronics & Robotics||Moderate||Sensor & Actuator||12||8 %|
|IC Engine||Easy||Cycles, Performance Parameter||7||5 %|
|Power Plant||Moderate||Boiler, Vapour Power cycle, Gas Power cycle||14||9 %|
|Refrigeration & Air conditioning||Easy||Various Refrigeration system||6||4 %|
|Renewable Source of Energy||Moderate||Wind energy, Fuel cell||12||8 %|
|Strength of Materials||Easy||Stress & strain, Bending, Principal Stress and Strains. SFD & BMD||9||6 %|
|Design of Machine Elements||Easy||Theories of failure, Joints, fatigue loading, (almost full coverage)||11||7 %|
|Theory of Machines & Vibrations||Easy||Vibrations, Flywheel||13||9 %|
|Production, Material Science||Moderate||Material science, Forming,||18||12 %|
|Total||Easy to Moderate|| ||150||100%|
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 the 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 papers 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 Mechanical exam analysis covers the questions asked in the exam, difficulty level, and good scores along with 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.
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 centers 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 the ESE mains examination 2021 for Mechanical Engineering, if a candidate scores 185 - 190 marks in the paper can find a good score in paper so the candidate should attempt 230 - 240 marks out of a total of 300 marks.
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 are shared below :
|S.No.||Topics||Difficulty Level||Marks in 2021||% Marks in 2021||Marks in 2020|
|1||Fluid Mechanics||Moderate||52||10.8 %||32|
|3||Heat transfer||Moderate||92||19.2 %||52|
|4||Refrigeration and Air conditioning||Moderate||34||7.1 %||52|
|5||I. C. Engines||Tough||64||13.3 %||36|
|6||Turbo Machinery.||Moderate||32||6.7 %||72|
|7||Power Plant Engg.||Moderate||112||23.3 %||90|
|8||Renewable Sources of Energy||Moderate||72||15 %||84|
|Total||Overall level was Easy to Moderate|| ||480||100 %||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 :
|S.NO.||Subjects||Difficulty Level||Marks in 2021||% Marks in 2021||Marks in 2020|
|1||Engineering Mechanics||Moderate||72||15.0 %||156|
|2||Mechanisms and Machines||Moderate||104||21.7 %||84|
|3||Design of Machine Elements||Easy||64||13.3 %||52|
|4||Manufacturing, Industrial and Maintenance Engineering||Easy||148||30.8 %||136|
|5||Mechatronics and Robotics||Moderate||92||19.2 %||52|
|The overall level of Paper - 2||Moderate to tough( Due to lengthiness)|| ||480||100 %||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