Job areas in the central government which are filled by ESE | Question paper pattern of ESE
People think that engineering students can get the jobs in private and software companies but they can also get the jobs in central government. Services of the engineers in the central government fields like civil, mechanical, electrical and electronics & telecommunications branches is very important. Railways, defense, geological survey of India, telecommunications etc are the fields in the central government. Every year UPSC is conducting engineering services examination for filling the posts in various services. Engineering services examination notice is released for the year 2011 and the exam is conducted for filling 745 posts.
Job areas in central government
â€¢ Indian railway services
â€¢ Central engineering services
â€¢ Indian defense services
â€¢ Indian ordinance factories services
â€¢ Central water engineering
â€¢ Naval armament services
â€¢ Geological survey of India
â€¢ Indian supply services
â€¢ Indian defense services of engineers
â€¢ Telecommunication services
All the posts in the all the categories are in group A and group B only. Job in any area will have the starting salary as Rs.35,000 along with all the advantages. There is job security and good career in the life.
Examination pattern in ESE
Engineering services examination will be conducted in civil, mechanical, electrical and electronics and telecommunication engineering categories. Candidate can select any one of the category from the four categories. Exam will in two parts. Part 1 is written exam and part 2 is interview.
Part 1 in ESE
There will be two sections in this exam. They are section 1 and section 2.
Section 1 will contain general ability test in objective type. There will be general English in part A for 60 marks and general studies for 60 marks in part B. Section 1 is for 200 marks in total and 120 questions will be asked. Duration of the exam is two hours. This paper is common for the students in all the branches. There will be paper 1 and paper 2 in the related branches in objective type. Duration of each paper is 2 hours. Candidates who qualify section 1 will be eligible to write section 2.
Section 2 will contain two papers in the related branches. Duration of each paper is three hours and each paper is for 3 hours. There will be seven questions in paper 1 and candidates can select any five among the seven questions to answer. Each question carries 40 marks. In paper 2, there will be one question and two sections (section A and section B). Single question carries 80 marks and there will be 10 ten sub questions in the single question. Remaining two sections should be answered for 120 marks and there will be three questions in each section. Candidate should answer any two question from each section and each question carries 30 marks. If the hand writing is not good, 5% of the marks can be deducted.
Part 2 in ESE
Part 2 is the interview part and it is for 200 marks. Candidate who qualifies the written exam is called for interview.