UPSC Military Engineering Services (MES) 2016 Syllabus

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had notified its Military Engineer Services (MES) Examination for the year 2016. The last date for the online application ends by 19th April 2016. Those who are interested in preparing for the MES 2016 can certainly go through the UPSC MES Syllabus 2016 and prepare accordingly.

UPSC MES 2016 Syllabus:

English language:

Testing of candidates on understanding of the English Language and its correct usage, vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage. Questions on Paragraph Writing / Report Writing / Letter writing etc may be included.

General Intelligence:

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal analysis figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions, etc.

General Awareness:

Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of and educated persons. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline, etc.


Questions will cover number system including questions on simplification, decimals, fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit and Loss, Discount, Simple and Compound Interest, Measurement, Time and Work, Ratio and Time, Time and Distance, Tables and Graphs, etc.

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