IES Answer Key 2018: Union Public Service Commission has conducted the Indian Engineering Service –IES preliminary exam on January 7, 2018. Candidates who have appeared in the exam can download IES 2018 answer key. The answer key of IES 2018 contains the correct answer of the question asked in the entrance exam. Candidates can also know the solution with the help of IES 2018 answer key. The answer key has been released for all sets of question booklet provided in the exam. Four sets of IES question booklet provided to candidates in the exam. The four sets of IES questions paper are A, B,C and D. The IES Prelims answer key is available for all disciplines – Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. The IES answer key 2018 to be released by coaching institutes such as IES Master, GATE forum, Made easy etc. Candidates can check IES 2018 answer key of preliminary exam to cross-verify their answers. Based on number of correct and incorrect responses as per the IES answer key 2018 candidates can calculate their score. The official answer key of IES 2018 will be released by examination authority UPSC after the recruitment process is over. According to IES marking scheme, candidates for correct answers in General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Test and Engineering Specific disciplines will get 2 marks. For wrong answers, 0.33 marks will be deducted. Read below for more details on IES answer key 2018.

 

IES 2018 Answer Key Dates

UPSC will release the official answer key of IES prelims exam after the declaration of final result. However, coaching institutes has released IES answer key 2018. Along with the answer key, the question papers of IES Prelims exam will also be provided on this page. For details, candidates can check in the table below for IES 2018 answer key dates.

IES Answer Key 2018 events Important Dates
IES 2018 Prelims exam January 7, 2018
IES 2018 unofficial answer key of Prelims January 7, 2018
IES official answer key 2018 of prelims After completion of recruitment process

How to download IES answer key 2018?

The IES answer key is available online.The procedure to download IES answer key 2018 is given below.

  • Candidates need to click on the links hosted on this page.
  • In a new page, the PDF file of IES answer key 2018 will appear on screen.
  • Choose the correct answer key set according to the question booklet provided during exam.
  • Download the answer key and save the file.

IES 2018 Question Papers:

The IES 2018 question paper is available now. Candidates can download IES 2018 Question paper from the table below.

SET A
SET B
SET C
SET D

 

IES 2018 Answer Key – Download 

Candidates the download the IES Prelims answer key through the links given below as per various disciplines. The IES 2018 answer key is available and released by coaching institutes.

Engineering Services Examination 2018 Answer Key By Made Easy
Civil Engineering Paper Available Soon
Mechanical Engineering Available Soon
Mechanical Engineering Paper – II Available Soon
Electrical Engineering Available Soon
Electronic Engineering Available Soon
E & T Paper – I Available Soon
E & T Paper – II Available Soon
GAT Available Soon

Engineering Services Examination 2018 Answer Key By IES Master
Civil Engineering Paper Available Soon
Mechanical Engineering Available Soon
Mechanical Engineering Paper – II Available Soon
Electrical Engineering Available Soon
Electronic Engineering Available Soon
E & T Paper – I Available Soon
E & T Paper – II Available Soon
GAT Available Soon

 

Engineering Services Examination 2018 Answer Key By ACE Academy
Civil Engineering Paper Available Soon
Mechanical Engineering Available Soon
Mechanical Engineering Paper – II Available Soon
Electrical Engineering Available Soon
Electronic Engineering Available Soon
E & T Paper – I Available Soon
E & T Paper – II Available Soon
GAT Available Soon

IES 2018 Marking Scheme

After checking the IES 2018 answer key, candidates can calculate their probable score. Inoorder to calculate score, candidates will have to follow the marking scheme. Candidates can get an idea of the marking scheme through the table given below.

IES 2018 Paper Pattern

Papers Total number of questions Total marks
General Studies and Engineering Aptitude Test 100 200
Engineering Specific discipline 150 300

Calculation of scores

Marks for correct answer +2
Penalty for negative answer 0.33

Formula for calculation of score

Total score = Number of correct answer x 2 – Number of incorrect answer x 0.33

Benefits of IES answer key 2018

  • The answer key of IES contains the correct answer of questions asked in the question paper.
  • Candidates can use IES answer key 2018 to check and compare the answers marked in the exam
  • Candidates can calculate probable score of exam on the basis of the number of correct and incorrect answers.

IES 2018 Cutoff

The cutoff of IES is the minimum marks required to be scored by candidates to qualify the exam and become eligible for next round of selection process. IES cutoff 2018 will be applied in Preliminary and Mains examination. There is no miminum qualifying marks for Interview. Candidates securing equal or more than IES cutoff 2018 in preliminary examination will be shortisted for mains. Similarly, candidates need to secure IES cutoff 2018 in mains exam to qualify the exam. The final cutoff of IES will be based on the marks secured by last recommended candidates in written examination and interview.

IES 2017 cutoff

Candidates can check below for IES 2017 cutoff.

Civil Engineering

IES Cut Offs Gen OBC
IES 2015 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600) 262 228
IES 2015 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000) 516 470
IES 2015 Cut Off (out of 1200) 674 630
IES 2014 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600) 202 186
IES 2014 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000) 391 373
IES 2014 Cut Off (out of 1200) 572 540
IES 2013 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600) 165 153
IES 2013 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000) 352 301
IES 2013 Cut Off (out of 1200) 510 475

Mechanical Engineering

IES Cut Offs Gen OBC
IES 2015 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600) 279 255
IES 2015 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000) 482 442
IES 2015 Cut Off (out of 1200) 640 598
IES 2014 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600) 279 253
IES 2014 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000) 442 408
IES 2014 Cut Off (out of 1200) 595 564
IES 2013 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600) 222 215
IES 2013 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000) 418 373
IES 2013 Cut Off (out of 1200) 584 544

Electrical Engineering

IES Cut Offs
Gen
OBC
IES 2015 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600)
305
280
IES 2015 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000)
521
470
IES 2015 Cut Off (out of 1200)
662
619
IES 2014 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600)
276
246
IES 2014 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000)
458
429
IES 2014 Cut Off (out of 1200)
623
587
IES 2013 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600)
202
188
IES 2013 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000)
367
310
IES 2013 Cut Off (out of 1200)
531
477

Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

IES Cut Offs Gen OBC
IES 2015 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600) 325 320
IES 2015 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000) 558 540
IES 2015 Cut Off (out of 1200) 770 685
IES 2014 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600) 322 307
IES 2014 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000) 515 489
IES 2014 Cut Off (out of 1200) 657 632
IES 2013 minimum qualifying marks in Section I (out of 600) 268 256
IES 2013 Cut Off in Written Exam (out of 1000) 482 445
IES 2013 Cut Off (out of 1200) 636 589

IES 2017 Institute Wise Answer key

Engineering Services Examination 2017 Answer Key
Civil Engineering Paper (By Made Easy) Download Here
Mechanical Engineering (By Made Easy) Download Here 
Mechanical Engineering Paper – II Available Soon
Electrical Engineering (By Made Easy) Download Here
Electronic Engineering (By Made Easy) Download Here
E & T Paper – I  Available Soon
E & T Paper – II Available Soon
GAT (By ACE Academy) Download Now

Question Paper of IES 2017

GAT
 A  B D
Civil Engineering
 A  B C D
Mechanical Engineering
 A  B  C  D
Electrical Engineering
 A B  C  D
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
 A C

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