Military Engineer Services (MES) Various Posts Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Military Engineer Services (MES) exam for the recruitment into various sectors of the eligible and talented candidates is being conducted for which the syllabus and scheme are discussed. There are various posts and the candidates apply for different posts as per their eligibility. The name of the posts are-

  • Safaiwala
  • Chowkidar (Khansama)
  • Meter Reader
  • Chowkidar
  • Caneman
  • Mate (SSK)
  • Draughtsman (D’Man)
  • Supervisor Barrack & Store (Supvr B/S)
  • Store Keeper Gde-II (SK-II)
  • Civil Motor Driver (OG) (CMD (OG))
  • Peon

For all the posts, it is important to study as per the defined exam pattern & syllabus. Here is provided the Military Engineer Services Syllabus & Exam Pattern details-

Exam Pattern: Objective type written exam paper is seen for all posts. The other details include-

Total marks: 130

Total Time: 2 Hours + 20 minutes for visually handicapped candidates

For Draughtsman (D’Man), Supervisor Barrack & Store (Supvr B/S), Store Keeper Gde-II (SK-II), Civil Motor Driver (OG) (CMD (OG)), Meter Reader, Mate (SSK)-

There are 4 sections of exam paper in which the topics covered are- Each section of the exam will cover the questions each of 1 mark.

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning- 25 Questions
  • Numerical Aptitude- 25 Questions
  • General English & General Awareness- 30 Questions
  • Particular Trade Topic- 50 Questions

For Peon, Chowkidar, Safaiwala & Cane Man- 1 mark question are asked from the following sections-

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning- 25 Questions
  • Numerical Aptitude- 25 Questions
  • General English- 25 Questions
  • General Awareness- 55 Questions

Military Engineer Services Exam Syllabus:

General Intelligence & Reasoning: Verbal and non-verbal reasoning questions are asked which include- analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, analogies, similarities and differences, relationships, arithmetical reasoning, verbal analysis figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, visualization, problem solving etc.

Numerical Aptitude: Mathematical questions from topics such as Simple and Compound Interest, Number systems, decimals, fractions, LCM & HCF, Percentage, Time and Distance, Tables and Graphs, Average, Profit and Loss, Discount, Measurement, Time and Work, Ratio and Time, Ratios and Proportion

General English: In this section, the questions are asked to test candidates for their understanding in Language and the questions are prepared from vocabulary, grammar, sentence, synonyms, antonyms, Paragraph Writing, Report Writing, Letter writing

General Awareness: Environment related issues around, current events, everyday observations and experience, scientific knowledge, field related questions such as Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic, Political issues

For post of Store Keeper-

Preservation of things, Basic knowledge of accounting of stores matters, general awareness of how to care

For post of Draftsman, the topics to be studied are-

The questions are asked from the topics- Conventional signs and symbols as per IS code, Construction of ordinary scale, Importance of lettering and numbering, Construction of Plan Geometric Figures, Orthographic projection, Plain & comparative diagonal, vernier and scale of chords, Drawing plan and elevation of points, lines and surfaces & solids, Figures and Proportions. The topics all from the related field are asked.

It will also include the questions from- Drawing and detailing of Brick arrangements, Stone masonry & stone joints, various types of Foundations, Damp proof course & plinth protection, types of Roof, types of Flooring, Arches & Lintels Carpentry joints, framing, paneling 7 molding, types of Doors, Window & ventilators, Pitched Roof , various types king post & queen post, Steel Roof Trusses, types of Stairs, Single storied residential house (plan, elevation and section), different types of irrigation structures, Pipelines joints drainage works, sanitary fittings, autocad

For Chowkidar, it is important to understand and have general awareness of managing a guest house including various types of Indian and Continental foods, should know importance of hygiene and cleanliness, have Knowledge of modern kitchen gadgets for preparation

For post of Supervisor B/S, study the topics-

ABC analysis, Materials Management tools, preservation of various kinds of engineering stores and basic knowledge of computer based data management.

For Post of CMD (OG) post, the driving skills are to be known and will be tested for the candidates.

For all the left over posts, it is mandatory to study the topics as per their post.

5 thoughts on “Military Engineer Services (MES) Various Posts Exam Pattern & Syllabus”

  1. Respected sir; My name is Sumangal Rakshit.I m belongs to Tripura.I want to do job in MES. Any jo like caneman safaiola peon choukidar etc.My qualification is Graduate(Bsc).Present time i m study iti in wireman Trade.Plesase sir; i there fore request you give me a chance in MES.


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