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Thread for Civil Engineering Optional Mains 2019

Anyone appearing with civil engineering optional?

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@g12345I attempted 205 in Paper 1 and 230 in Paper 2

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@g12345I found it more difficult than previous years.

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@abhinav23raj436That is a great attempt

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@Aspirant123Paper-1 is of 23 pages. I am unable to load it. Website shows error due to large size.

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@abhinav23raj436Mine attempt were also almost same...found paper 1 lengthy and questions from some unconventional areas..was this ur first mains.?

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@Khamoshkrantikari3rd mains. Scored 250 last time with 400 attempt last year.

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will post papers in the evening

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@abhinav23raj436Just to get an idea of extent of scaling, can uou share how much you were expecting out of 400 last year?

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[0_1569908021755_ce paper 1.pdf](Uploading 100%)

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@g12345was expecting 320 without normalisation

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@abhinav23raj436Oh! It seems like there is a significant impact of normalisation

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Got 245 last time 125+120

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Scoring in this optional seems difficult

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Please post the solutions for current exam

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Did anyone attempt the prestress question where loading stress was found to be at middle span? If yes, do you remember the range of stresses? As far as I can remember, I think one of the values reached till 18 MPa for me

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@g12345yes i attempted, but not able recall the range

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And for steel column compression member, slenderness ratio about horizontal axis was out of range of the table provided?

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