ESE IES CE Practice Set Papers, Model Sample Papers

Start practicing with ESE IES CE practice set papers free at BYJU'S Exam Prep. The ESE IES CE exams previous year solved papers 2020/2019/2018/2017/2016 are available online with the solutions and answers.

An effective and productive ESE CE Exam preparation must involve an analysis and solving of previous year IES CE question paper. The ESE Civil Exam past year questions help gain an overview of the exam pattern, the question trend and the weightage of various topics in the exam. The initial analysis of the ESE CE question paper will determine your strengths and weaknesses and you can subsequently plan your strategy for the upcoming ESE Civil Exam.
IES ESE CE question bank for Civil Engineering contains all the question papers such as ESE CE 2020 question paper, IES CE 2019 question paper, ESE CE 2018 question paper and many more. You can practice both the sets of the IES ESE CE question paper here.

After completing the syllabus, you must solve the given ESE CE practice set for exhaustive revision and realistic testing. Examine the gaps and mistakes in the question paper and study better for advancement.  

ESE (IES Exam) CE Syllabus


  • Building Materials
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Design of Steel Structures
  • Design of Concrete and Masonry structures
  • Construction Practice, Planning and Management


  • Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Foundation Engineering
  • Surveying and Geology
  • Transportation Engineering

ESE (IES Exam) CE Exam Pattern

The ESE Civil Exam 2020 includes three stages. The stages are mentioned below.

  • ESE CE Prelims Exam Pattern
  • ESE CE Mains Exam Pattern
  • ESE Personality Test 2020

Check the ESE CE Exam Pattern for Prelims exam below.




General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper

100 Questions

200 Marks

Civil Engineering Discipline Paper

150 Questions

300 Marks

ESE (IES Exam) CE Question Papers FAQs

  • Yes, all the practice set paper of ESE CE Previous Year Papers are free of cost. You can practice ESE CE previous year papers practice set online here.

  • No, you cannot reattempt the ESE CE Exam Papers of previous years. However, you can view your result, questions, and solutions anytime on your PC or mobile phone.

  • Following are the benefits of attempting ESE CE previous year practice set paper:

    • All the questions are previous year paper
    • You will get ESE CE Previous Year practice paper with Solutions for every question
    • You will attempt the actual test paper thus giving you a real-time experience
    • You will identify your weak and strong sections and work on them.
  • At the end of each ESE CE Paper you will be provided with your performance review with the following details:

    • Your total as well as sectional score out of the total marks
    • Your All India Rank 
    • Your accuracy%
    • Subject wise exam analysis
    • Number of correct, incorrect attempts made by you.
  • Yes, you will get complete solution for every question of ESE CE previous year exam paper.

  • You can practice ESE CE previous year practice set papers for years 2015/16/17/18/20