MES Group C/ D Written Exam Syllabus & Pattern August 2015.

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The Military Engineers Services (MES) Syllabus & Scheme of Paper for November 2015 written exam syllabus. The MES Chowkidar, Draughtsman, Supervisor Barrack, Store Keeper/ Civil Motor Driver/ Meter Reader, Safaiwala & Caneman.

M.E.S Joining Centers.

  • Eastern Command (EC): West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Orissa.
  • Western Command (WC): Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi & Himachal Pradesh.
  • Northern Command (NC): Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Southern Command (SC): Maharashtra,   Goa,   Daman  &   Diu, Karnataka, Keral, Ladshadweep, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh,  Orissa,   Madhya  Pradesh. Gujarat, Dadra   &   Nagar   Haveli. Andaman & Nicobar.
  • Central Command (CC): Uttar  Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh & Madhya Pradesh.
  • South Western Command (SWC): Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Gujarat,  Dadra & Nagar, Haveli, Maharashtra & Uttar Pradesh


(a) General Intelligence & Reasoning. 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 will abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions, etc.

(b) Numerical Aptitude. 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.

(c) General English. 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.

(d) 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.
(e) Specialised Topic: Importance of lettering and numbering — Figures and Proportions IS standard Practice. Construction of Plan Geometric Figures (Lines Angles, Triangle, Rhombus, Quadrilaterals, Polygon etc. Orthographic projection — Recommended methods of projections as per IS code. Construction of ordinary scale — Plain & comparative diagonal, vernier and scale of chords. Drawing plan and elevation of points, lines and surfaces & solids. Conventional signs and symbols as per IS code for engineering drawings and building drawings. Drawing and detailing of (i) Brick arrangements — various types of bonds, (ii) Stone masonry & stone joints (iii) Foundations — various types (iv) Damp proof course & plinth protection (v) Roof types — reinforced Concrete. Madras Terrace & Jack Arch, (vi) Flooring types- Timber flooring, Steel flooring, Tile flooring. (vii) Arches & Lintels Carpentry joints, framing, paneling and moulding (viii) Doors types — Paneled, glazed and flush door, (ix) Window & ventilators (x) Pitched Roof , various types king post & queen post, (xi) Steel Roof Trusses (xii) Stairs — various types — wooden. steel and reinforced concrete-spiral, Doglegged and open well (xiii) Single storied residential house — plan, elevation and section. (xiv) Cross section showing different types of roads. railway track, embankment and layout of platforms (xv) Different types of irrigation structures (xvi) Pipelines joints drainage works, manholes, sanitary fittings, Forms of rivet heads, types of riveted joints standard steel section. standard connections. AUTO CAD, etc.


Part Subject Maximum Marks Duration (General Candidate) Duration  (for VH candidates)
Part-I General 25 Intelligence & Reasoning (25questions) 25 2 hours (10:00 AM to 12 noon) 2 hour 40 minutes (10:00 AM to 12:40 PM)
Part-II Numerical Aptitude (25 questions) 25
Part-III General English & General Awareness (30 questions) 30
Part-IV Specialized topic (50 questions) 50

Note-I The Paper will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi. except Part III.

Note-II: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

The facility of Scribe is allowed to any person who has disability of 40% or more of VH and OH category {whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy} if so desired by the person.

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