Civil Services Mechanical Engineering Papers


The civil services exam is held every year by the Union Public Services Commission. This exam is one of the most difficult exams of the country as this is meant for some of the most prestigious posts in administration. The candidates are required o sit for a preliminary test and they have the liberty of choose from a host of subjects, mechanical engineering being one of the subjects. Candidates who clear the prelims can take the main exam. The details of the mechanical engineering paper are given below:

The mechanical engineering prelims exam is of duration of 3 hours and carries a total of 300 marks. There are 120 questions in the paper. The questions are objective types. Each question is of equal marks. The questions cover full syllabus. All the questions are given in English as well as Hindi. Out of the four options only one is correct. Negative marking is also there so students are advised not to attempt the questions which they are not sure of. Multiple answers are treated wrong, so avoid marking more than one answer. The questions which are not answered are not treated as wrong answers. The syllabus covers the standard undergraduate syllabus of the subject Mechanical Engineering.




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18 Responses to “Civil Services Mechanical Engineering Papers”

  1. 18
    chandan kumar:

    i m preparing for ias and looking for previous years ias mechanical engg obvective ques paper pls give ur suitable guideline

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    shivinder singh jamwal:

    respected sir, i am in 5th sem mechanical engg and i am intrested in ias but problem is that we take mechanical engg as optional and related to that subject nothing is avaliable in the market .For instance, previous years solved question papers ,best study material,books,notes,mock test papers and website ,so that fetch marks near about 450 out of 600(without coaching).so,please help me

  3. 16

    Respected Sir
    rght nw i’m pursuing BE in mechanical engg. I’m in 3rd yr.. Can i prepare ias & ies simultaneously.. If yes, than wat should b d optional subject as well the deciding role of a good coaching institute.

  4. 15
    Devendra kumar:

    Respected sir ,i wants to know which is better subject along with the mechanical subject.

  5. 14

    if a mechanical engineering student want to write civils what subjects should be take as optionals except mechanical engineering

  6. 13

    i m studying engg last year and information science is my branch .so please tell me am i eligible for ias exam?… if not then please tell what can i do to get eligibility for ias exam

  7. 12

    i have passed B.Tech Mechanical in 2008, and now i want to prepare for a civil services so please for the same guide me in detail.

  8. 11

    sir i am mechanical engg. student in 3 st year.
    which author & book i will follow for IAS

  9. 10
    poonam chand meena:

    sir i am mechanical engg. student in 1 st year . which author & book i will follow for IAS &IFS examination

  10. 9

    i m interested in doing civils. now i m studying want to take mechanical as one it hard to crack civils by taking mechanical as optional? plz send me a soon rly

  11. 8
    Ved prakash:

    Respected sir/madam, i am student and my branch is mechanical. Sir/madam i want to know that if i will prepare for IPS then which optional subject will be beneficial for me either mech. Engineering or any other. Sir plz reply soon.

  12. 7
    Ashwani kumar:

    sir ,
    i want know which paper i will prefer for IAS exam .and which are easy for me. my branch is mechanical engineering.and the students which are appears in IAS exam up to from mechanical engineering these are which which paper are mostly selected for mains .

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    ankit vyas:

    i am doing in mech engg from IT-BHU, 2nd year
    I m an average student. would taking mechanical as one of the optional along with geography be advantageous enough to me rather than some less syllabus optional. i mean the level of the paper in ias mains?

  14. 5
    snehal bhosale:

    hello sir, currently i m doing B.TECH in production eng.nw i m in second year.sir plz tell me , is my course elligible for this exam? n what prepration should i do for it?

  15. 4

    how to apply

  16. 3

    how to apply forc ivil Services Mechanical Engineering

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  18. 1
    aamir khan:

    respected sir/madam,
    i am pursuing IInd year….can i do IAS,PCS,IPS….
    i would be eligible in next year but plz tell me that whether i have to do an other graduation prog….i.e. law or any other thing…..
    thanking you..