th Jan from 10 AM-12 PM. ESE is one of toughest exam for engineering graduates aiming to secure job in various Ministries and Departments Railways, Telecom, Indian Skill Development, IDSE, MES etc. Unlike/Like this year, prelims exam was easy/harder and candidates were tested with their knowledge of the subjects.
Highlights of ESE 2020 Prelims Paper 1
- Overall Level of the exam was Easy to moderate and was easier as compared to 2019 Prelims exam.
- Questions from Engineering Mathematics, Material Science increased compared to previous years.
- Standard Quality and Importance of Safety were the most asked topic in ESE prelims exam 2020.
- 70-80 marks would be considered to be a good attempt in ESE Prelims Paper 1.
ESE 2020 Paper 1: Topic asked & No. of Questions
|Topic||No. of Questions|
|Current Issues of National and International Importance relating Social, Economic and Industrial Development||10|
|Engineering Aptitude covering Logical Reasoning and Analytical ability||10|
|Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis||12|
|General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety||9|
|Standards and Quality Practices in Production, Construction, Maintenance and Services||10|
|Basics of Energy and Environment, Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Climate Change, Environmental Impact Assessment||10|
|Basics of Project Management||12|
|Basics of Material Science and Engineering||11|
|Information and Communication Technologies based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, E-governance and Technology-based Education||11|
|Ethics and Value in the Engineering Profession||5|