UPSC ESE Syllabus 2020

UPSC ESE Syllabus 2020

UPSC ESE Syllabus

On 05 January 2020, Union public service commission has scheduled the Engineering Services Exam. Candidates who are going to appear in the said examination are informed that UPSC ESE Syllabus 2020 with an official exam pattern is available on this page. Candidates must check the complete syllabus and exam pattern.

With the help of updated syllabus, you will get to know about the each and every topic from which the questions will be asked in the examination, and on the other hand, UPSC ESE exam pattern will help you to understand the marking scheme of every topic. So, those candidates who are preparing for UPSC ESE Exam check the below exam syllabus and exam pattern from the below part of this page.

UPSC ESE Syllabus 2020; Short Details

Organization Name Union public service commission
Exam Name Engineering Services Exam (ESE)
Page Category   Syllabus and Exam Pattern
Status Available

UPSC ESE Exam Pattern 2020

Stages Examination Marks
Stage-I Preliminary 500
Stage-II Mains 600
Stage-III Personality Test (Interview) 200
Stage-I + Stage-II + Stage-III Grand Total 1300

Preliminary/Stage-I Exam Pattern:

Paper Name Of Paper Time Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper 2 Hours 200
Paper-II Engineering Discipline-specific Paper 3 Hours 300
Paper-I + Paper-II Grand Total 5 Hours 500

Mains/Stage-II Exam Pattern:

Paper Name Of Paper Time Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-I 3 Hours 300
Paper-II Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II 3 Hours 300
Paper-I + Paper-II Grand Total 6 Hours 600

UPSC ESE Syllabus 2020
General studies:

Indian geography

Indian constitution


Indian history


Scientific research

General policy

Current affairs


Fill in the blanks



Spotting errors

Reconstruct passage


Sentence improvement

Selecting words

Electrical engineering:
Paper -1
KM Theory, electrical circuits, electrical materials, control systems, measurements and instrumentation.

Paper -2
Power systems, communication systems, AC regulator, Microprocessor, power electronics, analog and digital electronic circuit, electrical machines and power transformer.


Candidates are advised to check the UPSC ESE Syllabus 2020 and exam pattern from this page and prepare for the examination according to it.

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