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IES CE Syllabus 2024 – Here we have provided IES 2024 syllabus for Civil Engineering & paper pattern (Prelims & Mains) in free pdf format.
This Civil Engineering syllabus & paper pattern will guide the candidates in their IES 2024 examination preparation.
Civil Engineering aspirants can download their UPSC ESE 2024 Civil Engineering syllabus from the table given below.
- IES 2024 Highlights
- IES Civil Engineering Paper Pattern 2024
- IES Civil Engineering Syllabus 2024
- IES Civil Engineering Detailed Syllabus 2024
- IES Civil Engineering Guidance
- IES Syllabus & Paper Pattern CE FAQs
- IES Total Information & Guidance
IES 2024 Highlights
|IES 2024 Conducting Body||UPSC|
|IES 2024 Total Subjects||4 (CE, ME, EE, EC)|
|IES 2024 Total Vacancy||167|
|IES 2024 (Prelims) Exam Date||18.02.2024 (Sunday)|
|IES 2024 (Mains) Exam Date||23.06.2024 (Sunday)|
|IES 2024 Selection||Preliminary, Mains and Interview|
|IES 2024 Preliminary exam||Objective Type|
|IES 2024 Mains exam||Conventional Type|
|IES 2024 Exam Mode||Offline|
IES Civil Engineering Paper Pattern 2024
|Stage-I + Stage-II + Stage-III||Grand Total||1300|
Preliminary/Stage-I Examination (Objective Type Papers)
|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 Examination (Subjective Type Papers)
|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|
IES Civil Engineering Syllabus 2024
IES Civil Engineering Detailed Syllabus 2024
Contents for syllabi of both the Papers together for Preliminary Examination/ Stage-I (objective type Paper-II) and separately for Main/ Stage-II Examination (Conventional type Paper-I and Paper-II).
IES Syllabus for Civil Engineering Paper 1
|Topics||IES Civil Engineering Syllabus|
|Building Materials||Stone, Lime, Glass, Plastics, Steel, FRP, Ceramics, Aluminum, Fly Ash, Basic Admixtures, Timber, Bricks and Aggregates: Classification, properties and selection criteria; Cement: Types, Composition, Properties, Uses, Specifications and various Tests; Lime & Cement Mortars and Concrete: Properties and various Tests; Design of Concrete Mixes: Proportioning of aggregates and methods of mix design.|
|Solid Mechanics||Elastic constants, Stress, plane stress, Strains, plane strain, Mohr’s circle of stress and strain, Elastic theories of failure, Principal Stresses, Bending, Shear and Torsion.|
|Structural Analysis||Basics of strength of materials, Types of stresses and strains, Bending moments and shear force, concept of bending and shear stresses; Analysis of determinate and indeterminate structures; Trusses, beams, plane frames; Rolling loads, Influence Lines, Unit load method & other methods; Free and Forced vibrations of single degree and multi degree freedom system; Suspended Cables; Concepts and use of Computer Aided Design.|
|Design of Steel Structures||Principles of Working Stress methods, Design of tension and compression members, Design of beams and beam column connections, built-up sections, Girders, Industrial roofs, Principles of Ultimate load design.|
|Design of Concrete and Masonry structures||Limit state design for bending, shear, axial compression and combined forces; Design of beams, Slabs, Lintels, Foundations, Retaining walls, Tanks, Staircases; Principles of pre-stressed concrete design including materials and methods; Earthquake resistant design of structures; Design of Masonry Structure.|
|Construction Practice, Planning and Management||Construction – Planning, Equipment, Site investigation and Management including Estimation with latest project management tools and network analysis for different Types of works; Analysis of Rates of various types of works; Tendering Process and Contract Management, Quality Control, Productivity, Operation Cost; Land acquisition; Labour safety and welfare.|
IES Syllabus for Civil Engineering Paper 2
|Topics||IES Civil Engineering Syllabus|
|Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power||Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, Pipe Flow: Fluid properties; Dimensional Analysis and Modeling; Fluid dynamics including flow kinematics and measurements; Flow net; Viscosity, Boundary layer, and control, Drag, Lift, Principles in open channel flow, Flow controls. Hydraulic jump; Surges; Pipe networks.
Hydraulic Machines and Hydropower: Various pumps, Air vessels, Hydraulic turbines – types, classifications & performance parameters; Powerhouse – classification and layout, storage, pondage, control of supply.
|Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering||Hydrological cycle, Ground water hydrology, Well hydrology and related data analysis; Streams and their gauging; River morphology; Flood, drought, and their management; Capacity of Reservoirs. Water Resources Engineering: Multipurpose uses of Water, River basins and their potential; Irrigation systems, water demand assessment; Resources – storages and their yields; Waterlogging, canal and drainage design, Gravity dams, falls, weirs, Energy dissipaters, barrage Distribution works, Cross drainage works and head-works and their design; Concepts in canal design, construction & maintenance; River training, measurement, and analysis of rainfall.|
|Environmental Engineering||Water Supply Engineering: Sources, Estimation, quality standards and testing of water and their treatment; Rural, Institutional and industrial water supply; Physical, chemical and biological characteristics and sources of water, Pollutants in water and its effects, Estimation of water demand; Drinking water Standards, Water Treatment Plants, Water distribution networks.
Waste Water Engineering: Planning & design of domestic wastewater, sewage collection and disposal; Plumbing Systems. Components and layout of sewerage system; Planning & design of Domestic Waste-water disposal system; Sludge management including treatment, disposal and re-use of treated effluents; Industrial waste waters and Effluent Treatment Plants including institutional and industrial sewage management.
Solid Waste Management: Sources & classification of solid wastes along with planning & design of its management system; Disposal system, Beneficial aspects of wastes, and Utilization by Civil Engineers.
Air, Noise pollution, and Ecology: Concepts & general methodology.
|Geotechnical Engineering and Foundation Engineering||Geo-technical Engineering: Soil exploration – planning & methods, Properties of soil, classification, various tests and inter-relationships; Permeability & Seepage, Compressibility, consolidation, and Shearing resistance, Earth pressure theories and stress distribution in soil; Properties and uses of geo-synthetics.
Foundation Engineering: Types of foundations & selection criteria, bearing capacity, settlement analysis, design and testing of shallow & deep foundations; Slope stability analysis, Earthen embankments, Dams, and Earth retaining structures: types, analysis and design, Principles of ground modifications.
|Surveying and Geology||Surveying: Classification of surveys, various methodologies, instruments & analysis of measurement of distances, elevation, and directions; Field astronomy, Global Positioning System; Map preparation; Photogrammetry; Remote sensing concepts; Survey Layout for culverts, canals, bridges, road/railway alignment, and buildings, Setting out of Curves.
Geology: Basic knowledge of Engineering geology & its application in projects.
|Transportation Engineering||Highways – Planning & construction methodology, Alignment, and geometric design; Traffic Surveys and Controls; Principles of Flexible and Rigid pavements design.
Tunneling – Alignment, methods of construction, disposal of muck, drainage, lighting, and ventilation.
Railways Systems – Terminology, Planning, designs, and maintenance practices; track modernization.
Harbours – Terminology, layouts and planning. Airports – Layout, planning & design.
IES Civil Engineering Guidance
- How to Prepare for IES Civil Engineering: A Comprehensive Guide
- IES CE Syllabus 2024: Prelims and Mains
- IES CE Subjective Papers – (2023-2009)
- [PDF] IES CE Objective Papers – (2023-2000)
- IES CE Books 2024: Prelims and Mains
IES Syllabus & Paper Pattern CE FAQs
What is the IES CE syllabus?
The IES CE syllabus includes topics related to building materials, building construction, structural analysis, design of steel structures, design of concrete and masonry structures, and geotechnical engineering.
How many papers are there in the IES CE exam?
There are two papers in the IES CE exam - Paper 1 and Paper 2.
What is the duration of each paper in the IES CE exam?
Each paper in the IES CE exam is of 3 hours duration.
What is the paper pattern of Paper 1 in the IES CE exam?
Paper 1 in the IES CE exam is a subjective type paper with questions related to building materials, building construction, and structural analysis.
What is the paper pattern of Paper 2 in the IES CE exam?
Paper 2 in the IES CE exam is a subjective type paper with questions related to design of steel structures, design of concrete and masonry structures, and geotechnical engineering.
How many questions are there in each paper of the IES CE exam?
Each paper in the IES CE exam has 6 questions of 20 marks each.
Are there any negative marks in the IES CE exam?
Yes, there is negative marking in the IES CE exam. 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
What is the total marks for the IES CE exam?
The total marks for the IES CE exam is 600.
Is there any interview round in the IES CE exam?
Yes, there is an interview round in the IES CE exam. It is conducted for 200 marks.
What is the weightage of the interview round in the IES CE exam?
The weightage of the interview round in the IES CE exam is 200 marks.
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