Paper I is an objective type General Ability Test.
Papers II & III are objective type and Papers IV & V are conventional Type. The syllabus for the objective type papers and the conventional type papers are the same and aspirants can refer the syllabus of Engineering Services (IES) Examination here in this section.
Part A : General English
The question paper in General English will be designed to test the candidate's understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
Part B : General Studies
The paper in General Studies will include knowledge of current events and of such matters as of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidates should be able to answer without special study.