UPSC has announced the dates for IES/ESE 2024 Prelims. The IES/ESE Prelims 2024 exam will be conducted on Soon. The IES/ESE Prelims Syllabus 2024 has been released along with the official notification by UPSC. The IES/ESE 2024 examination is conducted in three phases i.e. Preliminary, Mains, and Personal Interview. The **IES/ESE 2024 Preliminary stage exam syllabus** includes Current Affairs and General Aptitude. To qualify for the Mains examination, candidates need to qualify in the IES Prelims Examination. In this article, you will get complete information regarding the IES Syllabus 2024.

## IES Syllabus 2024

The Mains syllabus is comprised of specialized subjects which are decided by the candidates. The syllabus of the **IES Examination** is divided as per the three stages of the examination, which are:

- Prelims stage
- Mains stage, and
- Personal Interview stage

### IES 2024 Syllabus for Prelims Examination

The IES/ESE Preliminary Examination will consist of two objective type (multiple choices) questions papers and carrying a maximum of 500 marks (Paper 1 – 200 Marks & Paper II – 300 Marks).

**General Aptitude **

The General Aptitude section is covered by the national and international general awareness, economic, social and industrial development.

**Engineering Aptitude **

Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability, Engineering Mathematics, Numerical Analysis, General Principles of Drawing, Design, and Importance of Safety, Basics of Project Management, Basics of Material Science and Engineering, Basics of Energy and Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution, and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, e-governance, and technology-based education, Information-based technology and tools (Networking, E-governance, Technology-Based).

### IES 2024 Syllabus for Mains Examination

As this is the gateway towards selection in IES Examination, in India’s second toughest examination. IES Mains syllabus is very important and you need to know it very clearly and understand. There is no prescribed syllabus for IES Examination.

Here we have described IES Mains Syllabus via various available engineering specialisation.

**IES Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering (ME)**

#### For Paper 1

**Manufacturing**

Orthogonal Cutting, Tool Life Equation Problems, Casting Types and Design, Resistance Welding, Problems in Welding

**Heat Transfer**

Numbers in convection like Pr No, Gr No, Re No, etc, Problems on conduction, Critical thickness, Shape factor in radiation, The problem in Heat exchangers like NTU

**Thermal Science**

1^{st} and 2^{nd} Law Problems, Steam Turbines, Laws of TD and Properties, Problems of Diesel, Otto, Duel Cycle, Detonation and, Knocking, Turbo Machinery

**Fluid Mechanics**

Velocity Potential, Flow through Pipes, Boundary Layer Theory, Buoyancy, Surface Tension, Capillary, Applications of Bernoulli equation, Centrifugal pumps, Specific speeds of turbine and pumps

**Theory of Machines and Vibration**

Planetary gear train, Gears LOC, POC, Shafts Problems, Governors & Fly Wheel, Linkages, Pairs & its applications, Inversions of single & double slider crank

**Renewable Sources of Energy**

Solar Radiation, Solar Thermal Energy collection – Flat Plate and focusing collectors their materials and performance, Solar, Thermal Energy Storage, Applications – heating, cooling and Power Generation, Solar Photovoltaic Conversion, Harnessing of Wind Energy, Bio-mass and Tidal Energy – Methods and Applications, Working principles of Fuel Cells

#### For Paper 2

**Engineering Mechanics**

Mechanisms and Machines, Manufacturing, Industrial and Maintenance Engineering

**Engineering Materials**

Design of Machine Elements, Mechatronics and Robotics

Book | Author Name | Buy Link |
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Engineering Thermodynamics | P.K. Nag, Edition: 5 | Click Here |

Introduction to Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines | S K Som, Gautam Biswas, S Chakraborty, Edition: 3 | Click Here |

Fundamentals of Engineering Heat and Mass Transfer | R.C. Sachdeva, Edition: 4 | Click Here |

Theory of Machines | S S Rattan, Edition: 4 | Click Here |

Engineering Mechanics | S. Timoshenko, D.H. Young, J.V. Rao, Sukumar Pati, Edition: 5 | Click Here |

**IES Syllabus for Civil Engineering **

#### For Paper 1 (CE)

**Structural Engineering: **Solid Mechanics, Steel Structures, Structural Analysis

**Geotechnical Engineering: **Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering

**Water Resources Engineering: **Hydrology, Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics, Irrigation

**Environmental Engineering: **Water and wastewater disposal, Air Pollution, Noise Pollution, Municipal Solid Waste

**Transportation Engineering: **Transportation Infrastructure, Highway Pavements, Traffic Engineering

**Geomatics Engineering: **Surveying, Basics of Geographical Information System (GIS), Geographical Positioning System (GPS)

#### For Paper 2 (CE)

The flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power, Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, Pipe Flow, Hydraulic Machines and Hydropower, Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Water Supply Engineering, Waste Water Engineering

Book | Author | Buy Link |
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Basic Structural Analysis | C.S.Reddy, Edition: 3rd | Click Here |

R.C.C. Designs | B.C.Punia, Ashok Kumar Jain, Arun Jain Edition: 3rd | Click Here |

Design Of Steel Structures | S.K Duggal Edition: 3rd | Click Here |

Surveying (vol. 1,2,3) | B.C.Punia, Askok Jain, Arun Jain | Click Here |

Engineering Hydrology | K Subramanya, Edition: 4th | Click Here |

**IES Syllabus for Electrical Engineering**

#### For Paper 1 (EE)

**Electric Circuits**

Network graph, KCL, KVL, Node, and Mesh analysis, Sinusoidal steady-state analysis, Thevenin’s theorem, Norton’s theorem, Three phase circuits

**Electromagnetic Fields**

Electric Field Intensity, Electric Flux Density, Gauss’s Law, Electric field & potential due to the point, line, plane & spherical charge distributions, Biot-Savart’s law, Ampere’s law, Self and Mutual inductance of simple configurations

**Signals and Systems**

Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals., Linear Time-Invariant and Causal systems, Sampling theorem, Applications of Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform, and z-Transform

**Electrical Machines**

Single phase transformer,, Three phase transformers,, Auto-transformer, DC machines, Three phase induction motors, Operating principle of single phase induction motors, Synchronous machines,Types of losses and efficiency calculations of electric machines.

**Power Systems**

Power generation concepts, Electric field distribution and insulators, Gauss-Seidel and Newton-Raphson load flow methods

Voltage and Frequency control, Power factor correction, Symmetrical components, Symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysis, Circuit breakers, System stability concepts

**Control Systems**

Mathematical modeling and representation of systems, Feedback principle, transfer function, Block diagrams, and Signal flow graphs, Transient and Steady-state analysis of linear time-invariant systems, Routh-Hurwitz and Nyquist criteria, Bode plots, P, PI and PID controllers; State space model, State transition matrix.

**Electrical and Electronic Measurements**

Bridges and Potentiometers, Measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor, Instrument transformers, Digital voltmeters, and multimeters, Phase, Time and Frequency measurement; Oscilloscopes

**Analog and Digital Electronics**

Characteristics of diodes, BJT, MOSFET, Oscillators and Feedback amplifiers, Operational amplifiers, 8085Microprocessor

**Power Electronics**

Characteristics of semiconductor power devices: Diode, Thyristor, Triac, GTO, MOSFET, IGBT, DC to DC conversion: Buck, Boost and Buck-Boost converters, Single and three phase configurations of uncontrolled rectifiers, Line commutated thyristor-based converters, Bidirectional ac to dc voltage source converters, Issues of line current harmonics, Power factor, Distortion factor of ac to dc converters, Single phase and three phase inverters, Sinusoidal pulse modulation.

#### For paper 2 (EE)

Analog and Digital Electronics, Systems, and Signal Processing, Control Systems, Electrical Machines, Power Systems, Power Electronics, and Drives

Book | Author | Buy Link |
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Electrical Power Systems | C. L. Wadhwa, Edition: 6 | Click Here |

Electrical Machinery | Author’s Name: P. S. Bimbhra, Edition: 7 | Click Here |

Control Systems Engineering | I.J.Nagrath, M. Gopal, Edition: 5 | Click Here |

Power System Engineering | I Nagrath, D Kothari, Edition: 2 | Click Here |

**IES Syllabus for Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering**

#### For Paper 1 (ECE)

**Networks, Signals, and Systems**

Network solution methods, Network theorems, Linear 2-port network parameters, Continuous-time signals, Discrete-time signals, LTI systems, Digital filter design techniques.

**Electronic Devices**

Energy bands in intrinsic and extrinsic silicon; Carrier transport, P-N junction, Zener diode, BJT, MOS capacitor, MOSFET, LED, a photodiode and solar cell, Integrated circuit fabrication process

**Analog Circuits**

Small signal equivalent circuits of diodes, BJTs, and MOSFETs; Simple diode circuits, Single-stage BJT and MOSFET amplifiers, BJT and MOSFET amplifiers, Sinusoidal oscillators, Function generators, wave-shaping circuits and 555 timers, Voltage reference circuits, Power supplies: ripple removal and regulation.

**Digital Circuits**

Number systems; Combinatorial circuits, Sequential circuits, Data Converters, Semiconductor memories, the 8-bit microprocessor (8085)

**Control Systems**

Basic control system components, Block diagram representation, Signal flow graph, Transient and steady-state analysis of LTI systems, Frequency response, Routh-Hurwitz and Nyquist stability criteria; Bode and root-locus plots; Lag, lead and lag-lead compensation, State variable model and solution of state equation of LTI systems.

**Communications**

Random processes, Analog communications, Information theory, Digital communications, Fundamentals of error correction, Hamming codes, Timing, and frequency synchronization, inter-symbol interference and its mitigation, Basics of TDMA, FDMA and CDMA.

**Electromagnetics**

Electrostatics, Maxwell’s equations, Plane waves and properties, Transmission lines, Waveguides, Antennas, Basics of radar

Light propagation in optical fibers

#### For Paper 2 (ECE)

Analog and Digital Communication Systems, Control Systems, Computer Organisation, and Architecture, Electro Magnetics, Advanced Electronic, Advanced Communication

Book | Author Name | Buy Link |
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Microelectronic Circuits: Theory and Applications | Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith, Edition: 6 | Click Here |

Fundamentals of Electric Circuits | Charles K. Alexander, Matthew N. O. Sadiku, Edition: 5 | Click Here |

Automatic Control Systems | Benjamin C. Kuo, Edition: 9 | Click Here |

Digital Logic and Computer Design | M. Morris Mano, Edition: 1 | Click Here |

Principles of Communication Systems | Goutam Saha, Herbert Taub, Donald Schilling, Edition: 3 | Click Here |

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