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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    MES Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline
  • Exam Duration
    120 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
    https://mes.gov.in/
  • Total Marks
    125
  • Total No. of Questions
    100
  • No. of Sections
    4
  • Medium of the exam
    English, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati, Telugu, Sindhi, Kannada
Eligibilty Criteria

Candidates must abide by the eligibility criteria for the MES exam to qualify in the exam at later stages without any chaos and confusion. Aspirants must check the detailed notification document given on the official website for the updated eligibility criteria. Given below are the eligibility criteria for your reference for the MES exam 2022.

MES Educational Qualification 2022

MES aspiring candidates must have the following educational qualifications to be eligible for the MES exam.

  • The candidates applying for the post of Draughtsman should have a 3-year diploma in Architectural Assistantship.
  • The aspirants applying for the post of Supervisor should have a Master's/Bachelor's Degree in Economics/Statistics/Commerce/Business Studies or Public Administration from a recognized university.
  • Can be a subject of Nepal/Bhutan
  • Can be a Tibetan refugee permanently settled in India since 1st January 1962.
  • Can be of Indian origin person settled permanently in India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, The United Republic of Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Vietnam.

MES Age Limit 2022

The candidates must be aged between 18 and 30 years of age for appearing in the MES 2022 exam. However, various categories are given age relation as indicated in the table below.

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PH (OH/HH) 10 years
Ex-Serviceman 3 years
Exam Pattern

Candidates should be aware of the MES 2022 exam pattern to up-level their preparation strategies. The detailed exam pattern is mentioned in the official document. Given below is the exam pattern of the MES 2022 exam.

Subject Number of Questions Marks Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 120
Numerical Aptitude 25 25
General English & General Awareness 25 25
Specialized Topics 25 50

For PwD candidates the duration of the exam will be 160 minutes

Syllabus

Candidates must know the syllabus to prepare well before the exam. For the written exam of MES 2022, the questions will be asked from four sections – General Intelligence and Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English and General Awareness, and Specialised subjects. The topics for the MES syllabus are given below.

Section Syllabus
General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • Figures Classification
  • Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Puzzle
  • Matrix
  • Word Formation
  • Venn Diagram
  • Direction & Distance
  • Blood Relation
  • Order & Ranking
  • Number Series
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Number Series
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
Numerical Aptitude
  • Relation & Function
  • Complex numbers
  • Equations
  • Trigonometry
  • Straight lines
  • Conic sections
  • Set theory
  • Probability
  • 3 Dimension
  • Limits
  • Continuity
  • Indefinite Integrals
  • Matrices
  • Determinants
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
  • Simplification
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
  • Number Systems
  • Sequence & Series
  • Permutation, Combination Probability
  • Work & Time
  • Time & Distance
  • Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
General English & General Awareness
  • Cloze Test
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Fill in the Blanks
Specialized Subjects Draughtsman

  • Damp proof course & plinth protection
  • Roof Types – Reinforced Concrete, Madras Terrace & Jack Arch
  • Brick arrangement – various types of bonds
  • Stonemasonry & Stone joints
  • Flooring Types – Timber Flooring, Steel flooring, tile flooring
  • Window, and Ventilators
  • Pitched Roof
  • Steel Roof Trusses
  • Arches & Lintels Carpentry Joints, Framing, Panelling and molding
  • Doors Types – Panelled, Glazed, and flush door
  • Foundations various types
  • Different types of irrigation structures
  • Pipelines joints drainage works, manholes, sanitary fittings, forms of river heads, types of riveted joints standard steel section, standard connections, AUTOCAD, etc.
  • Stairs – various types – wooden, steel, and reinforced concrete-spiral, Doglegged and open well
  • Single Storey Residential House Plan, Elevation and section
  • Cross-section showing different types of roads, railway track, embankment and layout of the platform

Supervisor

  • Preservation of various kinds of Engineering stores
  • Materials Management tools
  • Basics of computer-based data management
  • ABC analysis

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