How to prepare for IES?

  • ESE written exam consists of both objective and conventional type questions hence theory, conceptual knowledge and problem solving techniques are equally important.
  • Good writing skills, good presentation, subjective theory, explanations, derivations, diagrams and equations will fetch you good marks in conventional or subjective paper.
  • Be aware of exam pattern like how many technical & non-technical questions are asked, negative marks weightage, exam duration and marks per question.
  • Always make a habit of referring previous year question papers.
  • Adopt Reference books for derivations, equations, conceptual thinking, theory etc.
  • Short Cut Techniques: Traditional methods to solve numerical problems is time taking process, try to adopt short cut techniques to save the time.
  • Reading news paper, good grip on English language and current affairs will help in scoring more marks in General Ability paper carrying 200 marks.
  • Never neglect General Ability part as this section is scoring and also plays an important role in personal interview.
  • Practice previous year question papers and analyze in which topics you are weak and concentrate more on those topics. Always try to solve the papers in given time to obtain the idea that how many questions you are able to solve in given time limits.
  • Deep knowledge of the subject, strong basics, clear concepts helps in better understanding of the subjects and proved to be instrumental in getting good scores.
  • Personal Interview : Sound technical knowledge, positive attitude, body language, Good communication skills, Hobbies and General Awareness Knowledge plays an important role to clear personal interviews.