UPSC ESE 2014 General Ability Syllabus IES


Indian Engineering Services Examination (IES / ESE)

As said in UPSC advertisement - "The standard of paper in General Ability Test will be such as may be expected of an Engineering/Science Graduate. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be that of an Engineering Degree Examination of an Indian University. There will be no practical examination in any of the subjects."

After analyzing the ESE Papers of 2012, It was found that marking scheme was:

Part Topic Questions
A Fill in the Blanks 8
Synonyms 12
Antonyms 11
Sentence Improvement 10
Spotting Errors 10
Comprehension 9
B General Knowledge 60

General Ability Test

Part A: General English
The question paper in General English will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
Part B: General Studies
The paper in General Studies will include knowledge of current events and of such matters as of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidates should be able to answer without special study.

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