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IES ESE Preparation Books

Check Best IES ESE Preparation Books to crack the Engineering Services Exam easily from here!!!  As we all know that every year Union Public Service Commission conducts Engineering Services Examination in order to recruit the eligible and capable candidates to fill up vacant post in different department. Those contenders who have applied for the said vacancies and also going to participate in IES ESE exam must need IES ESE Preparation Books. Thus we have well designed this page with Best Books for ESE exam of CSE, EE, ME, and Civil Engineering. Interested candidates can download IES ESE Preparation Books for free. 

Those contenders who want to apex their career in government sector must garb this job opportunity by performing well and scoring good mark in the UPSD IES Engineering Services Exam. For the purpose of preparation everyone needs Best Books for UPSC Engineering Services Exam as it helps the participants to each and every topic. Candidates please refer IES ESE Preparation Books 2017–2018 for getting prepared for UPSC IES exam which are well provided on below stated page. Scroll down this page to check UPSC IES preparation books which is provided by the team of

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IES ESE Preparation Books

Top 10 Referred IES Preparation Books 2017

Books name Authors Images
Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering  by A Singh and K R Arora  1
Irrigation Engineering  by S K Garg  2
Mechanics for Engineers  by B Johnson  3
Electrical Engineering Fundamental  by Deltoro  04
Control Systems Engineering  by Nagrath Gopal  05
Fundamentals of Classed Thermodynamics  by Van Wylen  06
Engineering metrology  by R K Jain  07
Heat and Mass Transfer  By Rajput R.K.  08
Network and Systems  by D. Roy Choudhary  09
Electromagnetic Waves & Radiating Systems  by Jardon & Balmain; JD Kraus  10

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Best Reference Books for UPSC IES ESE

Here we have made available UPSC IES Preparation Books 2017–2018 of CE, ME, EE & EC. Candidates can get most referred UPSC IES ESE Preparation Books from below structured table have a look-

Preparation Books for Civil Engineering (CE)

.No. Subject    Name of the Book     Author
1  Strength of Materials MADE EASY  SERIES   : SOM Made Easy Publications
MADE EASY  SERIES   : SOM Through Ques. & Ans.


Mr. B. Singh
 A text book on Strength of Materials  Dr. U. C. Jindal
 Strength of Materials/Mechanics of Structure for properties of metals, Principal Axis, etc. Gere & Timoshenko
 Strength of Materials for transformation of stresses, Properties of Metals  E. Popov
 Strength of Materials for unsolved problems  L. Singer
 Strength of Materials for Solved problems, Theory of average reading  B.C. Punamia
2  Theory of Structures/Analysis of Structure MADE EASY SERIES : STRUCTURE ANALYSIS Made Easy Publications
 Theory of Structures/Analysis of Structure


 S Ramamrutham
 L.S. Negi & Jangid
 Gupta & Pandit,

C S Reddy

3 R. C. C. Design MADE EASY SERIES : STRUCTURE ANALYSIS Made Easy Publications
 R. C. C. Design


 B. C. Punamia,

N Krishanrajan

 A. K. Jain

S N Sinha

 IS: 456-2000
4  Steel Design MADE EASY  SERIES : Steel Design Made Easy Publications
 Steel Design S.K. Duggal
 Steel Design L. S. Negi


 Steel Design IS: 800-1984

Bhavi Katti

5  Environmental Engg. MADE EASY SERIES :

Environment Engineering


Made Easy Publications
S. K  Garg

Part-I & Part-II

B. C. Punamia

Part I & Part II

Peavy & Rowe
Metcalf & Eddy
6 Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engg.  MADE EASY SERIES : Soil Mechanics & Foundation Made Easy Publications
 Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engg.


Gopal Ranjan & Rao
Venkat Ramaiha
S. K. Garg
B. C. Punamia
7  Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines MADE EASY SERIES :

Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines


Made Easy Publications
Modi & Seth
R. K. Bansal
K. Subramanya
A. K. Jain
8  Highway Engg. MADE EASY  SERIES :

Highway Engg.


Made Easy Publications
 Khanna& Justo
L  R Kadiyali

S K Sharma

9  Surveying MADE EASY  SERIES :  Surveying Made Easy Publications
Surveying B.C. Punamia I, II, III
10  Hydrology Engg. MADE EASY SERIES : Soil Mechanics & Foundation Made Easy Publications
Hydrology Engg. K. Subramanyam
11  Irrigation Engg. MADE EASY SERIES : Irrigation Engineering Made Easy Publications
Water Resources S.K. Garg
12 Other References GATE 2016 : Civil Engg. Solved Papers Made Easy Publications
A handbook of Civil Engineering

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Preparation Books for Electrical Engineering (EE)

S.No. Subject Book Name Author
1  Power Electronics & Drives MADE  EASY  SERIES :  Power Electronics Made Easy Publications
 Power Electronics  P.S. Bhimbra
2  Micro Processors MADE EASY SERIES :   Microprocessors Made Easy Publications
 Micro Processors for theory portion  Gaonkar
 Micro Processors for Programming examples  B. Ram
3  Analog & Digital Electronics MADE EASY SERIES :

Analog Electronics


Made Easy Publications
 Morris Mano
 Analog & Digital Electronics for Digital Logic Families  Taub&Shielling
4  Power Systems MADE EASY SERIES :

Power Systems


Made Easy Publications
 Nagrath & Kothari
 C.L. Wadhwa
 A. Hussain
5 Electrical Machines and Power Transformers MADE EASY SERIES :    Electrical Machines Made Easy Publications
Electrical Machines and Power Transformers  P.S. Bhimbra
 Nagrath& Kothari
6  Control Systems MADE EASY SERIES :  Control Systems Made Easy Publications
 Control System Engg.  I.J. Nagrath& M. Gopal
 Automatic Control Systems  B.C. Kuo
 Linear Control Systems  B.S. Manke
7  Electrical & Electronics


MADE EASY SERIES :  Measurement & Instrumentation Made Easy Publications
 Measurement & Instrumentation  A. K. Sawhney
 Measurement & Instrumentation  Cooper
8  Electrical Circuits MADE EASY SERIES :   Electrical Circuits Made Easy Publications
 Electrical Circuits for Resonant Circuits, elements of two element network synthesis, etc  D-Roy Chaudhary
 Electrical Circuits for transfer function of n/w in terms of poles and zeros  SudhakarShyam Mohan
 Electrical Circuits for Circuit elements, Kirchhoff’ Law, Mesh and Nodial Analysis, Network Theorem & Applications  Chakrabarthy
9  E. M. Theory MADE EASY SERIES :   E. M. Theory Made Easy Publications
 E. M. Theory for coulombs law, Gauss’s Law, Conductors etc.  W. B. Hayt
E. M. Theory for Numerical examples Schaum Series
10  Signal and System MADE EASY SERIES :

Signal and System


Made Easy Publications
Oppenheim and Willsky
11  Engg. Mathematics  Engg. Mathematics Made Easy Publications


12  Verbal & Numerical Ability  Verbal & Numerical Ability
13  Previous GATE Solved Papers  Previous GATE Solved Papers
14  Analog Circuits  A text book on Analog Circuits A.Rajkumar
15 Digital Electronics MADE EASY SERIES :   Digital Electronics Made Easy Publications
16 Power System MADE EASY SERIES :   Power System
17 Communications System MADE EASY SERIES : Communications System
18 Other References GATE 2016: Electrical Engg. Solved Papers
A handbook of Electrical Engg.  Engineering

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Preparation Books for Mechanical Engineering (ME)

S.No. Subject Book Name Author
1  Strength of Materials  Strength of Materials


B.C. Punamia
Rama Murtham
2 Operations Research  Operations Research KantiSwarup
3  Industrial Engg.  Industrial Engg. Buffa&Sarin
4  Production Engg.  Production Engg. Kalpika Jain, Amitabh Ghosh  & A.K. Malik
5  Material Science  Material Science UC. Jindal,W.D. Callister, I.P. Singh
6  Machine Design  Machine Design Shigley, V.B. Bhandari
7 Mechanical Vibration  Mechanical Vibration Grover
8 Theory of Machines  Theory of Machines R.S. Khurmi, Malik &Ghosh
9 Fluid Machinery  Fluid Machinery D.S. Kumar, R.K. Bansal
10 Refrigeration & Air Conditioning  Refrigeration & Air Conditioning C.P. Arora, Domkundwar
11 Heat & Mass Transfer  Heat & Mass Transfer J.P. Hollman& R.C. Sachdeva
12 Fluid Mechanics  Fluid Mechanics Modi& Seth, R.K. Bansal
13 Engg. Thermodynamics  Engg. Thermodynamics P.K. Nag
14 I.C. Engine  I.C. Engine M.L. Mathur, R.P. Sharma
15 Engg. Mathematics  Engg. Mathematics Made Easy Publications
16 Verbal & Numerical Ability  Verbal & Numerical Ability
17 Previous GATE Solved Papers  Previous GATE Solved Papers
18 Production Engineering  A text book on Production                                    Engineering Dr. Swadesh Singh
19 Engineering Mechanics  A text book on Engineering Mechanics Dr. U.C.Jindal
20  Engineering Materials  Material Science & Metallurgy
21  Strength of Materials  A text book on Strength of Materials

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Preparation Books for Electronic Engineering (EC)

S. No. Subject Book Name Author
1  Network Theory MADE EASY  SERIES :

Network Theory

Network & Systems

Made Easy Publications
 D. Roy Chaudhury
Engineering Circuit Analysis  William H. Hayt
3  Digital Electronics MADE EASY  SERIES :   Digital Electronics Made Easy Publications
Digital Design  M. Morris Mano
Digital Systems  Tocci & Widmer
 Modern Digital Electronics  R.P. Jain
4  Electro Magnetic Theory MADE EASY SERIES : Electro Magnetic Theory Made Easy Publications
Elements of Electromagnetics  Sadiku
Engineering of Electromagnetics  W.H. Hayt
Antenna & Wave Propagation  K.D. Prasad
Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics  N. N. Rao
5  Control Systems MADE EASY SERIES:   Control System Made Easy Publications
Control System Engineering  I. J. Nagrath & M. Gopal
Automatic Control Systems  B. C. Kuo
Linear Control System  B. S. Manke
6  Signals and Systems MADE EASY SERIES :  Signals and Systems Made Easy Publications
Signals and Systems  Alan V Oppenheim,
Alan S. Willsky And
S. Hamid Nawab
7  Communication Systems MADE EASY SERIES :  Communication Systems Made Easy Publications

Simon Haykins


An Introduction to Analog and Digital Communications
Communication: Analog & Digital  Singh and Sapre
Modern Digital and Analog Communication Systems  B.P. Lathi
Electronic Communication Systems  Kennedy and Davis
8  Electronic Devices and Circuits & Analog Electronics MADE EASY SERIES :  Electronic Devices and Circuits Made Easy Publications
Integrated Electronics: Analog & Digital Circuit & Systems  Jacob Millman &

Christos C. Halkias

Microelectronic Circuits  Sedra & Smith
Electronic Devices & Circuits  J.B. Gupta
OP Amp and linear Integrated Circuit  Ramakant A Gayakwad
Solid State electronic Devices  Streetman and Banerjee
Semiconductor devices  S. M. Sze
11 Microprocessors MADE EASY SERIES :  Microprocessors Made Easy Publications
12  Engineering Mathematics Engineering Mathematics
13  Verbal & Numerical Ability Verbal & Numerical Ability
15  Analog Circuits A text book on Analog Circuits  A. Rajkumar
16 Other References GATE 2016: Electronics Engg. Solved Papers Made Easy Publications
Handbook of Electronics Engg.  Engineering

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IES Engineering Services Exam Solved Papers:

Preliminary Exam Mechanical Engineering – Topicwise Objective and Conventional Solved Papers 1 & II  By ME Team


Preliminary Exam Electrical Engineering – Topicwise Objective and Conventional Solved Papers -1 & II
Preliminary Exam Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering – Topicwise Objective and Conventional Solved Papers 1& II
Preliminary Exam Civil Engineering – Topicwise Objective and Conventional Solved Papers – 1 & II
Civil Engineering-ESE Topic Wise Objective Solved Paper-I By Kanchan Kumar Thakur
Civil Engineering – Ese Topicwise Conventional Solved Paper – 2 By IES Master
3200 MCQs Civil Engineering – Practice Book for ESE By B. Singh
4400 MCQs Mechanical Engineering – Practice Book for ESE By ME Team


2500 MCQs General Studies – Practice Book for ESE
Handbook for Civil Engineering
Handbook for Mechanical Engineering
Handbook for Electrical Engineering
Handbook for Electronics Engineering

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About ESE:

Indian Engineering Services (IES) is that services which handle all the technical and managerial functions of the IES. Instead it is very tough exam; it is the most referred among engineering graduates. Every applicant who have applied for the same have to go through three-stage competitive examination which is known as Engineering Services Examination (ESE). The exam is consisting of written examination and interview/ viva voice and also written exam is divided into further two papers. The exam is conducted by Union Public Service Commission for graduate candidates who want to provide job opportunities.

Tips to crack IES ESE exam:

As the Engineering Services Examination is set in English so ever applicants have to improve their English first. Here are tips to how can you improve your English skills.

For English studies

  • Read English novel, books, newspaper and magazine and try to find out the meaning of tough words.
  • Learn everyday new words
  • Try to speak English all time.

For General Studies

Applicants also have to improve their skill in terms of current affairs and in order to boost up you general knowledge work on below given tips

  • Read daily newspaper
  • Watch latest news
  • Solve previous year paper of GK
  • Solve online mock test
  • Read latest GK books

Refer UPSC IES Previous year Question Papers and practice with; it will help you to improve your efficiency.

Find out your week points and try to overcome form it.

As time is short and questions are more so try to manage your time

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UPSC IES ESE Exam Pattern

Paper  Written Examination Marks Duration
Stage-I :

(Objective Type Papers)

General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Paper  200 Marks 2 hours
Engineering Discipline-specific Paper  300 Marks 3 hours
Stage-II :

(Conventional Type Papers)

Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-I

Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering/
Electronics & Tele-communication Engineering

300 Marks  3 hours
Engineering Discipline-specific Paper-II

Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/
Electronics & Tele-communication Engineering

300 Marks  3 hours
 Total marks for written Examination (Stage-I + Stage-II) 1100 Marks
Stage-III :  Personality Test 200 Marks
 Total marks (Stage-I + Stage-II + Stage-III) 1300 Marks


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