GATE STANDS FOR GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING WHICH IS ENTRY LEVEL EXAMINATION FOR POST GRADUATION COURSE AND ALSO OPENS MANY OPPORTUNITIES IN GOVT AND PRIVATE SECTOR.
WHO CAN WRITE GATE EXAM:
ANY GRADUATE DEGREE HOLDER OR GRADUATION FINAL YEAR STUDENT ARE ALLOWED TO WRITE GATE EXAM
WHY SHOULD WE WRITE GATE EXAM: HERE ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF GATE EXAM FOR A CIVIL ENGINEER
GATE EXAM DETAILS:
PATTERN: GATE EXAM QUESTION PAPER IS DIVIDED INTO TWO SECTIONS WHICH COMPRISES OF MULTIPLE CHOICE TYPE AND NUMERICAL DATA(BLANKS) TYPE QUESTIONS. MODE OF EXAMINATION WILL BE ONLINE CONDUCTED IN DIFFERENT SESSIONS. GENERALLY CIVIL ENGINEERING WILL HAVE 2 SESSIONS
i. APTITUDE( 1*5+2*5 = 15 MARKS)
ii. ENGINEERING( 25*1+35*2 = 70 MARKS)
*Negative marking for incorrect answers: 0.33 for 1 mark questions and 0.67 for 2 mark questions
QUALIFYING MARKS (MIN 25)= NO OF SECURED BY ALL STUDENTS/ TOTAL NO OF STUDENTS >25
HOW TO PREPARE FOR GATE: Watch preparation strategy video for GATE
ANALYSIS FROM PREVIOUS PAPERS:
WHAT IS IES EXAM:
IES Stands for Indian Engineering Services however UPSC Consider this as ESE to avoid overlapping with Indian Economic service. It is a oppurtunity to work in the GRADE of Assistant Executive Engineer in Union public service Commision
WHO CAN WRITE IES EXAM:
Any Engineering Graduate can write IES exam
WHY SHOULD WE WRITE IES EXAM:
IES is the first option of most of the Engineering Graduates because of the respect and cadre. You will will be posted in GRADE -A under UPSC which is highest cadre for Fresher. Cadre is equivalent to Indian Administration services and after IES many students prepare For IAS. Students who are not satified with postings of IES and has teaching skills can join in premier coaching Institutes as a Faculty which offers lucrative salary. However Coaching institute is not a secure job but you can Earn more in less time.
IES EXAM DETAILS:
Complete engineering services syllabus is divided into 3 parts
General Studies and aptitude (only for prelims)
IES EXAMS are conducted in two stages
Stage 1( Prelims): Prelims contains 2 paper objective pattern.
General Studies and Aptitude : 2hrs and 200 marks
Civil engineering (Both Paper 1 and Paper 2): 3 hrs and 300 marks
Stage 2( Mains): This is a conventional type of exam
Paper 1: 3hrs 300 marks
Paper 2: 3 hrs 300 marks
2017( pattern and syllabus of IES changed from 2017):
Previous Question Papers:
HOW TO PREPARE FOR IES:
National Highway and research institute recuits through GATE at manager(technical) level. This is the first option choosen by most of the topper of GATE civil engineering.
WHAT IS SSC JE EXAM:
Apart from UPSC Engineering serices( Grade A) . Staff selection commission recruits Engineers for Group B posts in different Engineering fields
WHO CAN WRITE SSC JE EXAM?
Any diploma/ Graduate in civil Engineering is elligible to write SSC JE Exam
WHY SHOULD WE WRITE SSC JE EXAM?
Students who are are interested to work in their core field under central GOVT who miss oppurtunity for IES can opt SSC JE. For more details Watch the video below
SSC JE EXAM DETAILS:
PATTERN: SSC JE recrutment is in two stages called tiers.
Tier 1 is a prelims objective type of Exam. Marks in Tier 1 is only to qualify and not considered in final recruitment.
Tier 2 exam is conventional type of Exam. No interview for SSC JE recruitment.
Tier 1(for 200):
Tier 2(for 300):
HOW TO PREPARE FOR SSC JE:Tier 2:
WHAT IS RRB SSE AND JE EXAM?
Railway recruitment Board recruits civil engineers as Junior engineers and senior section engineers in different railway zones of country through this exam
WHO CAN WRITE RRB SE AND JE WRITE GATE EXAM?
RRB JE....... Diploma/Btech
RRB SSE....... Btech
WHY SHOULD I WRITE RRB JE AND SE
Railway Dept transfers are mostly with in the posted zones so we can remain near to the posted location most of the time. The allowances of Railway employees are also important factor to consider.
RRB SE AND JE EXAM DETAILS: Unfortunately RRB conducts same exam for all engineering branches but at basic level. But the vacancies are branch wise. because RRB believes every railway employee should know the basics of other branches as through out the career you may be exposed to any work related to other branches also.
PATTERN: 150 questions (150 marks) in 2 hrs
Aptitude and reasoning - 45
HOW TO PREPARE FOR RRB SE AND JE:
ISRO and DRDO generally conducts their own exam for recruiting engineers followed by interview. However it is very rare for civil engineers to get into ISRO and DRDO