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Union Public Service Commission has released the IES Previous Years Papers for Indian Engineering Services (IES) exam on UPSC Official website. Those candidates who are planning to appear in upcoming IES Exam can download IES Engineering Services Old Question Papers Pdf from here to prepare and practice in proper way.

As per IES Selection Process, all the applying candidates will have to undergo for an IES preliminary examination followed by an IES mains examination. We have given IES Previous Years Papers Pdf for 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and so on for both the stages on this single web page.

IES Engineering Services Previous Years Papers PDF

All the contenders are advised to solve IES 2018 Previous Year Papers on regular basis till the examination, as it will help them to understand the IES Exam Pattern, question paper, level of questions, number of questions, type of questions, marking scheme, and subject weight age.

Yes, in IES Engineering Services Exam, there are huge chances of some questions will be asked from the IES Previous Year Papers and chances of qualifying the exam will be more. So, candidates need to prepare well from IES Previous Years Papers given below by the unit of www.privatejobshub.in

IES Previous Years Papers PDF

General Studies and Engineering Aptitude – (2009 – 2018)

IES Previous Years Papers year wise
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2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009

IES Previous Years Papers for Civil Engineering – (2009 – 2018)

IES Previous Years Papers year wise
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IES Previous Year Papers of Preliminary Examination

Subjects
IES Previous Years Papers of 2016
General Ability Test
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering

IES Previous Year Question Papers – Mains Examination

Subjects
IES Previous Years Papers of 2017
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering

IES Previous Year Question and Answers:

Question 1: Strain energy is the

1.    energy stored in a body when strained within elastic limits
2.    energy stored in a body when strained upto the breaking of a specimen
3.    maximum strain energy which can be stored in a body
4.    proof resilience per unit volume of a material

Answer: 1

Question 2: A vertical column has two moments of inertia (i.e. Ixx and Iyy ). The column will tend to buckle in the direction of the

1.    axis of load
2.    perpendicular to the axis of load
3.    maximum moment of inertia
4.    minimum moment of inertia

Answer: 4

Question 3: The neutral axis of the cross-section a beam is that axis at which the bending stress is

1.    zero
2.    minimum
3.    maximum
4.    infinity

Answer: 1

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Question 4: Euler's formula holds good only for

1.    short columns
2.    long columns
3.    both short and long columns
4.    weak columns

Answer: 2

Question 5: The object of caulking in a riveted joint is to make the joint

1.    free from corrosion
2.    stronger in tension
3.    free from stresses
4.    leak-proof

Answer: 4

Question 6: The bending moment at a point on a beam is the algebraic __________ of all the moments on either side of the point.

1.    sum
2.    difference

Answer: 1

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Question 7: The maximum diameter of the hole that can be punched from a plate of maximum shear stress 1/4th of its maximum crushing stress of punch, is equal to (where t = Thickness of the plate)

1.    t
2.    2t
3.    4t
4.    8t

Answer: 3

Question 8: Two closely coiled helical springs 'A' and 'B' are equal in all respects but the number of turns of spring 'A' is half that of spring 'B' The ratio of deflections in spring 'A' to spring 'B' is

1.    1/8
2.    1/4
3.    1/2
4.    2

Answer: 3

Question 9: The deformation per unit length is called

1.    tensile stress
2.    compressive stress
3.    shear stress
4.    strain

Answer: 4

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Question 10: Resilience is the

1.    energy stored in a body when strained within elastic limits
2.    energy stored in a body when strained upto the breaking of the specimen
3.    maximum strain energy which can be stored in a body
4.    none of the above

Answer: 4

Question 11: Mr. W. Simms, the consulting Engineer to the Government of India recommended the gauge for Indian railways

1.    1.435 m as adopted in England
2.    1.800 m as per Indian conditions
3.    1.676 m as a compromise gauge
4.    1.000 m as a standard gauge

Answer: 3

Question 12: If absolute levels of rails at the consecutive axles A, B, and C separated by 1.8 metres are 100.505 m, 100.530 m, and 100.525 m respectively, the unevenness of rails, is

1.    0.065 m
2.    0.055 m
3.    0.045 m
4.    0.035 m

Answer: 1


Question 13: A CST-9 sleeper consists of

1.    two inverted triangular pots on either side of rail seat
2.    a central plate with a projected key and box on the top of plate
3.    a tie bar and 4 cotters to connect two cast iron plates
4.    a single two way key provided on the gauge side to hold the rail to sleeper
5.    All the above.

Answer: 5

Question 14: Charles Vignoles invented the flat footed rails in

1.    1814
2.    1836
3.    1846
4.    1856
5.    1873

Answer: 2

Question 15: To design a cross-over between parallel tracks, the required components are:

1.    two switch, points, two acute angle crossings and two check rails
2.    two switch points, two acute angle crossings and four check rails
3.    two switch points, two acute angle crossings and six check rails
4.    None of these.

Answer: 2


Question 16: In India the rails are manufactured by

1.    open hearth process
2.    duplex process
3.    both (a) and (b)
4.    neither (a) nor (b)

Answer: 3

Question 17: Rail section first designed on Indian railways, was

1.    double headed
2.    bull headed
3.    flat footed
4.    (a) and (b) simultaneously

Answer: 1

Question 18: A scissors cross-over consists of

1.    two pairs of points, four acute angle crossings and two obtuse angle crossings
2.    four pairs of points, four acute angle crossings and four obtuse angle crossings
3.    four pairs of points, six acute angle crossings and two obtuse angle crossings
4.    two pairs of points, six acute angle crossings and four obtuse angle crossings.

Answer: 3


Question 19: To prevent percolation of water into formation, moorum is used as a blanket for

1.    black cotton soil
2.    sandy soil
3.    clayey soil
4.    all the above.

Answer: 1

Question 20: Distance between inner faces of the flanges, is kept

1.    equal to the gauge distance
2.    slightly less than the gauge distance
3.    slightly more than the gauge distance
4.    None of these.

Answer: 2

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