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    Suggest study material for a Civil Engineer preparing for IPS exam?

    how to get civils material in (IPS).....plz give me and complate material...plz....

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    mithu ashi Array
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    Re: Suggest study material for a Civil Engineer preparing for IPS exam?

    Detail about IPS officer exam

    Indian Police Service examination is conducted by the UPSC every year. The eligibility criteria required for the IPS examination is mentioned below:

    Education Qualification
    Candidate applying for the IPS examination should required a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in any one of the subjects Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany,Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics,Statistics and Zoology or A Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering.

    Candidate applying for the IPS examination should have age between 21 to 30 years.

    How to apply for IPS
    You can apply offline or online for the IPS examination.
    To apply online visit the web site http://www.upsconline.nic.in

    To apply offline you have to fill the application form
    which can be obtained at the Head Post Office.

    Exam Pattern -

    The Preliminary Examination Shall Now Comprise of Two Compulsory Papers of 200 Marks Each And Of Two Hours Duration Each.

    Paper I - (200 marks) Duration - 2 hours
    • Current events of national and international importance
    • History of India and Indian National Movement
    • Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World.
    • Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
    • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
    • General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization
    • General Science.
    Paper II- (200 marks) Duration - 2 hours
    • Comprehension
    • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
    • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
    • Decision making and problem solving
    • General mental ability
    • Basic numeracy
    • English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).
    • Questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills

    Strength of Materials Gere and Temoshenko
    B C Punamia
    Structural Analysis Negi
    S Ramamurtham
    C K Vang
    Concrete Structures Punamia & Jain
    H J Shah
    Steel Structures Duggal
    Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engg. Ranjan & Rao
    Venkat Ramaiha
    S K Garg
    Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics Modi & Seth
    R K Bansal
    Hydrology Subramanyam
    Irrigation S K Garg
    Highway Engg. Khanna & Jasto

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    Re: Suggest study material for a Civil Engineer preparing for IPS exam?

    You should go for the NCERT books of class 11 and 12 for the study material. It gives you the base knowledge for this exam. Other types of books reference is here :--

    general knowledge refresher written by O.P. Khanna for Preliminary exams and other books we recommend in the basis of your subjects you will take in your mains exams.

    There are 23 optional subjects for the IPS exam. First of all you have to choose the subjects after that we recommend the books for that subjects.

    Wish you all the best

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    Re: Suggest study material for a Civil Engineer preparing for IPS exam?

    Strength of material -- Gere and Timoshenko

    Concrete Technology -- M.S. Shetty

    R.C.C. (WSM) -- Shyal and Goyal

    R.C.C. (LSM) -- A.K. Jain

    Steel Structure -- L.S. Negi

    Soil Mechanics -- K.R. Arora

    Fluid Mechanics -- Modi & Seth

    Theory of Structure (Vol - II) -- Vazirani and Ratwani

    Irrigation Engineering -- S.K. Garg

    Prestress Concrete -- N. Krishna Rajee

    Engineering Hydrology -- K. Subramanya

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    Re: Suggest study material for a Civil Engineer preparing for IPS exam?

    goto this sites for preparat

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    Re: Suggest study material for a Civil Engineer preparing for IPS exam?

    Civil services books:

    • Civil Services books for statistics

    • Civil services books for General studies

    • Civil services books for Maths

    • Civil services books for Pali

    • Civil services books for Economics

    Some other books:



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