ESE 2016 Exam Pattern
The written exam comprises of 2 sections. Section I consists of only objective type questions and section II comprises conventional papers. Both the papers cover entire syllabus of the relevant engineering viz. Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. The details of the written examination i.e. subject, duration and maximum marks allotted to each subject are given below.
Personality test carrying of 200 marks will be conducted of the candidates who qualify the written examination.

Section/Paper Duration Maximum Marks
Section I (Objective)
General Ability Test
(Part A: General English)
(Part B: General Studies)
2 Hours 200
Engineering Paper I 2 Hours 200
Engineering Paper II 2 Hours 200
Section II (Conventional)
Engineering Paper I 3 Hours 200
Engineering Paper II 3 Hours 200
Personality Test 200