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SSC JE | Last Date To Apply 2nd September 2022

Updated On : 20 Aug, 2022

JUNIOR ENGINEER: IMPORTANT POINTS AT A GLANCE

The Staff Selection Commission has issued an official notification for the Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) Examination, 2022 on 12th August 2022. The exam is going to be conducted in the month of November 2022.. Those who want to apply for the examination can apply from 12.08.2022 to 02.09.2022. 

Staff Selection Commission will hold an open competitive Examination for Junior Engineers (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) for various Ministries/Departments/Organizations in the Government of India.

HIGHLIGHTS

Exam Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission

Post Name

Junior Engineer

Application Dates

12.08.2022 to 02.09.2022

Application Fee

100/-

Application Mode

Online

IMPORTANT DATES

Event

Date

Notification Releases

12.08.2022

Application Starts

12.08.2022

Last Date To Apply

02.09.2022

Last date and time for receipt of online applications

 02.09.2022 (23:00 hours)

Last date and time for generation of offline Challan

02.09.2022 (23:00 hours)

Last date and time for making online fee payment 

03.09.2022 (23:00 hours)

Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)

 03.09.2022

Date of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’ and online payment of Correction Charges

 04.09.2022 (23:00 hours)

Schedule of Computer Based Examination 

November, 2022

 Schedule of Paper-II (conventional)

To be notified later

IMPORTANT LINKS

Official Website

Click Here

Official Notice

Click Here

Apply Link 

Click Here

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Go to the official website of the  Staff Selection Commission.

  2. Now on the homepage, go to the apply section.

  3. Now, click on JE where you will get the application form.

  4. Now, register yourself with your credentials carefully.

  5. After the successful registration, your login details will be sent to your email address.

  6. Now, login with your details and fill out the application form.

  7. After filling out the application form, upload the required documents in the needed format.

  8. Now, pay the application fee and take a printout of the same for future reference.

Application Fee

Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs One hundred only).

Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with disabilities (PwD) and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee. 

Note:- Fee can be paid through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit card or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

a) Nationality 

A candidate must be either: 

(a) a citizen of India, or 

(b) a subject of Nepal, or 

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or 

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or 

(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, The United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently setting in India. 

b) Age Limit 

Age limit for the various posts of Junior Engineers in various Ministries/Departments/Organizations as on 01.01.2022 is tabulated below:- 

Organization 

Post

 Age LImit 

Border Roads Organization

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 30 years

Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)

Up to 30 years

Central Public Works Department (CPWD)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 32 years

Junior Engineer (Electrical) 

Up to 32 years

Central Water and Power Research Station

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 30 years

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Up to 30 years

Junior Engineer (Mechanical) 

Up to 30 years

Central Water Commission

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 32 years

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Up to 32 years

Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Up to 30 years

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Up to 30 years

Farakka Barrage Project (FBP) 

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 30 years

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Up to 30 years

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Up to 30 years

Military Engineer Services (MES)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 30 years

Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical)

Up to 30 years

National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)

Junior Engineer (Civil) 

Up to 30 years

Junior Engineer (Electrical) 

Up to 30 years

Junior Engineer (Mechanical) 

Up to 30 years

Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works)

Junior Engineer (Civil) 

Up to 30 years

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Up to 30 years

Junior Engineer (Mechanical) 

Up to 30 years

Relaxation in age 

Category 

Age-relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit

SC/ST 

5 years 

OBC

3 years 

PwD (Unreserved) 

10 years

PwD (OBC) 

13 years

PwD (SC/ST) 

15 years

Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 

3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age.

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. 

3 years

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST)

8 years

c) Educational Qualification 

Post 

Educational and Other Qualification 

Junior Engineer (Civil), Border Roads Organization, Ministry of Defence.

Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/Institute or 

(a) Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board; and 

(b) Two years working experience in Planning/ Execution/ Maintenance of Civil Engineering works. 

Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical), Border Roads Organization, Ministry of Defence.

Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute; or 

(a) Three years Diploma in Electrical/ Automobile/ Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board; and (b) Two years’ experience in Planning/ Execution/ Maintenance of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering works.

Junior Engineer (Civil), CPWD

Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.

Junior Engineer (Electrical), CPWD

Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.

Junior Engineer (Civil), Central Water Power Research Station.

Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institute.

Junior Engineer (Electrical), Central Water Power Research Station.

Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized Institute. 

Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Central Water Power Research Station.

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institute. 

Junior Engineer (Civil), Central Water Commission. 

Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Central Water Commission.

Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Directorate of Quality Assurance, (Naval).

Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institute; or 

(a) Three years Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution plus 

(b) Two years’ experience in the respective field.

Junior Engineer (Electrical), Directorate of Quality Assurance, (Naval).

Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University; or 

(a) Three years Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution plus 

(b) Two years’ experience in the respective field.

Junior Engineer (Civil), Farakka Barrage Project.

Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute or Board. 

Junior Engineer(Electrical), Farakka Barrage Project.

Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute or Board. 

Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Farakka Barrage Project.

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute or Board.

Junior Engineer (Civil), Military Engineer Services (MES)

Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or 

(a) Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institute or University or Board; and 

(b) Two years’ experience in Planning, Execution and Maintenance of Civil Engineering works.

Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical), Military Engineer Services (MES)

Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University; or 

(a) Three years diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institute or University or Board; and 

(b) Two years’ experience in Planning, Execution and Maintenance of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering works.

Junior Engineer (Civil), National Technical Research Organization.

Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/Institution.

Junior Engineer (Electrical), National Technical Research Organization.

Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/Institution.

Junior Engineer(Mechanical) National Technical Research Organization.

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/Institution 

Junior Engineer (Civil), Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works)

Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institution.

Junior Engineer (Electrical), Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works)

Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized Institution

Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works)

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institution.

EXAM PATTERN

The exam will be conducted in two papers. Paper 1 will be Computer Based Test and Paper 2 will be Descriptive. For a clear understanding, the patterns for both are tabulated below:- 

Paper-1 

Computer Based Examination

Subject

No.of ques

Marks

Duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning

50

50

2 Hours (2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates who are eligible for scribe)

General Awareness

50

50

Part-A: General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or 

Part-B: General Engineering (Electrical) or Part-C: General Engineering (Mechanical)

100

100

Total 

200

200

Paper-2 

Descriptive 

Subject

Marks

Duration 

Part-A: General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or 

Part-B: General Engineering (Electrical) or Part-C: General Engineering (Mechanical)

300

2 Hours (2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates who are eligible for scribe)

EXAM PATTERN

The exam will be conducted in two papers. Paper 1 will be Computer Based Test and Paper 2 will be Descriptive. For a clear understanding, the patterns for both are tabulated below:- 

Paper-1 

Computer Based Examination

Subject

No.of ques

Marks

Duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning

50

50

2 Hours (2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates who are eligible for scribe)

General Awareness

50

50

Part-A: General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or 

Part-B: General Engineering (Electrical) or Part-C: General Engineering (Mechanical)

100

100

Total 

200

200

Paper-2 

Descriptive 

Subject

Marks

Duration 

Part-A: General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or 

Part-B: General Engineering (Electrical) or Part-C: General Engineering (Mechanical)

300

2 Hours (2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates who are eligible for scribe)

SYLLABUS

Paper-1

Subject

Syllabus

General Intelligence & Reasoning

The Syllabus for General Intelligence would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include questions on Analogies, Similarities, Differences, Space Visualization, Problem Solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Discrimination, Observation, Relationship Concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Verbal and Figure Classification, Arithmetical Number Series, etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

General Awareness

Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

General Engineering: Civil & Structural, Electrical and Mechanical

Part-A (Civil Engineering):

Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Irrigation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering. 

Structural Engineering: Theory of Structures, Concrete Technology, RCC Design, Steel Design. 

Part-B (Electrical Engineering)

Basic Concepts, CircuitLLaw, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and Measuring Instruments, Electrical Machines, Fractional Kilowatt Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors, Synchronous Machines, Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Estimation and Costing, Utilization and Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics.

Part-C Mechanical Engineering)

Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials,Properties of Pure Substances, 1st Law of Thermodynamics, 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Air standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC Engine Performance, IC Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication, Rankine Cycle of System, Boilers, Classification, Specification, Fitting & Accessories, Air Compressors & Their Cycles, Refrigeration Cycles, Principle of Refrigeration Plant, Nozzles & Steam Turbines. 

Properties & Classification of Fluids, Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure, Fluid Kinematics, Dynamics of Ideal Fluids, Measurement of Flow Rate, Basic Principles, Hydraulic Turbines, Centrifugal Pumps, Classification of Steel

Paper-2

Subject

Syllabus

Part-A (Civil & Structural Engineering)

Building Materials

Physical and Chemical properties, Classification, Standard Tests, Uses and Manufacture/Quarrying of Materials e.g. Building Stones, Silicate Based Materials, Cement (Portland), Asbestos Products, Timber and Wood Based Products, Laminates, Bituminous Materials, Paints, Varnishes.

Estimating, Costing and Valuation

Estimate, Glossary of Technical Terms, Analysis of Rates, Methods and Unit of Measurement, Items of Work – Earthwork, Brick Work (Modular & Traditional Bricks), RCC Work, Shuttering, Timber Work, Painting, Flooring, Plastering, Boundary Wall, Brick building, Water Tank, Septic Tank, Bar Bending Schedule, Centre Line Method, Midsection Formula, Trapezoidal Formula, Simpson’s Rule, Cost Estimate of Septic Tank, Flexible Pavements, Tube Well, Isolates and Combined Footings, Steel Truss, Piles and Pile-Caps.

Valuation

Value and Cost, Scrap Value, Salvage Value, Assessed Value, Sinking Fund, Depreciation and Obsolescence, Methods of Valuation.

Surveying

Principles of Surveying, Measurement of Distance, Chain Surveying, Working of Prismatic Compass, Compass Traversing, Bearings, Local Attraction, Plane Table Surveying, Theodolite Traversing, Adjustment of Theodolite, Levelling, Definition of Terms used in Levelling, Contouring, Curvature and Refraction Corrections, Temporary and Permanent adjustments of dumpy level, methods of Contouring, Uses of Contour Map, Tachometric Survey, Curve Setting, Earth Work Calculation, Advanced Surveying Equipment 

Soil Mechanics

Origin of Soil, Phase Diagram, Definitions-Void Ratio, Porosity, Degree of Saturation, Water Content, Specific Gravity of Soil Grains, Unit Weights, Density Index and Interrelationship of Different Parameters, Grain Size Distribution Curves and Their Uses Index Properties of Soils, Atterberg‟s Limits, ISI Soil Classification and Plasticity Chart Permeability of Soil, Coefficient of Permeability, Determination of Coefficient of Permeability, Unconfined and Confined Aquifers, Effective Stress, Quick Sand, Consolidation of Soils, Principles of Consolidation, Degree of Consolidation, Preconsolidation Pressure, Normally Consolidated Soil, Elog p Curve, Computation of Ultimate Settlement Shear Strength of Soils, Direct Shear Test, Vane Shear Test, Triaxial Test Soil Compaction, Laboratory Compaction Test, Maximum Dry Density and Optimum Moisture Content, Earth Pressure Theories, Active and Passive Earth Pressures, Bearing Capacity of Soils, Plate Load Test, Standard Penetration Test 

Hydraulics

Fluid Properties, Hydrostatics, Measurements of Flow, Bernoulli’s Theorem and Its Application, Flow Through Pipes, Flow in Open Channels, Weirs, Flumes, Spillways, Pumps and Turbines

Irrigation Engineering

Definition, Necessity, Benefits, 2II Effects of Irrigation, Types and Methods of Irrigation, Hydrology – Measurement of Rainfall, Runoff Coefficient, Rain Gauge, Losses from Precipitation – Evaporation, Infiltration, etc Water Requirement of Crops, Duty, Delta and Base Period, Kharif and Rabi Crops, Command Area, Time Factor, Crop Ratio, Overlap Allowance, Irrigation Efficiencies Different Type of Canals, Types of Canal Irrigation, Loss of Water in Canals Canal Lining 

– Types and Advantages Shallow and Deep to Wells, Yield from a Well Weir and Barrage, Failure of Weirs and Permeable Foundation, Slit and Scour, Kennedy’s Theory of Critical Velocity Lacey’s Theory of Uniform Flow Definition of Flood, Causes and Effects, Methods of Flood Control, Water Logging, Preventive Measure Land Reclamation, Characteristics of Affecting Fertility of Soils, Purposes, Methods, Description of Land and Reclamation 

Processes Major Irrigation Projects in India 

Transportation Engineering

Highway Engineering – Cross Sectional Elements, Geometric Design, Types of Pavements, Pavement Materials – Aggregates and Bitumen, Different Tests, Design of Flexible and Rigid Pavements – Water Bound Macadam (WBM) and Wet Mix Macadam (WMM), Gravel Road, Bituminous Construction, Rigid Pavement Joint, Pavement Maintenance, Highway Drainage, Railway Engineering Components of Permanent Way – Sleepers, Ballast, Fixtures and Fastening, Track Geometry, Points and Crossings, Track Junction, Stations and Yards Traffic Engineering – Different Traffic Survey, Speed-Flow-Density and Their Interrelationships, Intersections and Interchanges, Traffic Signals, Traffic Operation, Traffic Signs and Markings, Road Safety 

Environmental Engineering

Quality of Water, Source of Water Supply, Purification of Water, Distribution of Water, Need of Sanitation, Sewerage Systems, Circular Sewer, Oval Sewer, Sewer Appurtenances, Sewage Treatments Surface Water Drainage Solid Waste Management – Types, Effects, Engineered Management System Air Pollution – Pollutants, Causes, Effects, Control Noise Pollution – Cause, Health Effects, Control 

Structural Engineering

Theory of Structures: Elasticity Constants, Types of Beams – Determinate and Indeterminate, Bending Moment and Shear Force Diagrams of Simply Supported, Cantilever and Overhanging Beams Moment of Area and Moment of Inertia for Rectangular & Circular Sections, Bending Moment and Shear Stress for Tee, Channel and Compound Sections, Chimneys, Dams and Retaining Walls, Eccentric Loads, Slope Deflection of Simply Supported and Cantilever Beams, Critical Load and Columns, Torsion of Circular Section 

Concrete Technology

Properties, Advantages and Uses of Concrete, Cement Aggregates, Importance of Water Quality, Water Cement Ratio, Workability, Mix Design, Storage, Batching, Mixing, Placement, Compaction, Finishing and Curing of Concrete, Quality Control of Concrete, Hot Weather and Cold Weather Concreting, Repair and Maintenance of Concrete Structures

RCC Design

RCC Beams-Flexural Strength, Shear Strength, Bond Strength, Design of Singly Reinforced and Double Reinforced Beams, Cantilever Beams T-beams, Lintels One Way and Two Way Slabs, Isolated Footings Reinforced Brick Works, Columns, Staircases, Retaining Wall, Water Tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State and Working Stress methods) 

Steel Design

Steel Design and Construction of Steel Columns, Beams Roof Trusses Plate Girders 


Part-B (Electrical Engineering)

Basic Concepts

Concepts of Resistance, Inductance, Capacitance, and Various Factors Affecting them Concepts of Current, Voltage, Power, Energy and Their Units 

Circuit Law

Kirchhoff’s Law, Simple Circuit Solution using Network Theorems

Magnetic Circuit

Concepts of Flux, mmf, Reluctance, Different Kinds of Magnetic Materials, Magnetic Calculations for Conductors of Different Configuration e.g. Straight, Circular, Solenoidal, etc Electromagnetic Induction, Self and Mutual Induction

AC Fundamentals

Instantaneous, Peak, RMS and Average Values of Alternating Waves, Representation of Sinusoidal Waveform, Simple Series and Parallel AC Circuits consisting of RL and C, Resonance, Tank Circuit PolyPhase system – Star and Delta Connection, 3 Phase Power, DC and Sinusoidal Response of R-Land R-C Circuit

Measurement and Measuring Instruments

Measurement of Power (1 phase and 3 phase, both Active and Reactive) and Energy, 2 Wattmeter Method of 3 Phase Power Measurement, Measurement of Frequency andPhase Angle Ammeter and Voltmeter (both moving oil and moving iron type), Extension of Range Wattmeter, Multimeters, Megger, Energy metre AC Bridges Use of CRO, Signal Generator, CT, PT and their uses Earth Fault Detection

Electrical Machines

(a) DC Machine – Construction, Basic Principles of DC Motors and Generators, Their Characteristics, Speed Control and Starting of DC Motors Method of Braking Motor, Losses and Efficiency of DC Machines 

(b) 1 Phase and 3 Phase Transformers – Construction, Principles of Operation, Equivalent Circuit, Voltage Regulation, OC and SC Tests, Losses and Efficiency Effect of Voltage, Frequency and Wave Form on Losses Parallel Operation of 1 Phase /3 Phase Transformers Auto Transformers 

(c) 3 Phase Induction Motors, Rotating Magnetic Field, Principle of Operation, Equivalent Circuit, Torque-Speed Characteristics, Starting and Speed Control of 3 Phase Induction Motors Methods of Braking, Effect of Voltage and Frequency Variation on Torque Speed Characteristics

Fractional Kilowatt Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors

 Characteristics and Applications

Synchronous Machines

Generation of 3-Phase emf Armature Reaction, Voltage Regulation, Parallel Operation of Two Alternators, Synchronizing, Control of Active and Reactive Power Starting and Applications of Synchronous Motors Generation, Transmission and Distribution – Different Types of Power Stations, Load Factor, Diversity Factor, Demand Factor, Cost of Generation, Inter-connection of Power Stations Power Factor Improvement, Various Types of Tariffs, Types of Faults, Short Circuit Current for Symmetrical Faults Switchgears – Rating of Circuit Breakers, Principles of Arc Extinction by Oil and Air, HRC Fuses, Protection against Earth Leakage / Over Current, etc Buchholz Relay, Merz-Price System of Protection of Generators & Transformers, Protection of Feeders and Bus Bars Lightning Arresters, Various Transmission and Distribution System,Comparison of Conductor Materials, Efficiency of Different System Cable – Different Type of Cables, Cable Rating and Derating Factor

Estimation and Costing

Estimation of Lighting Scheme, Electric Installation of Machines and Relevant IE Rules Earthing Practices and IE Rules

Utilization of Electrical Energy

Illumination, Electric Heating, Electric Welding, Electroplating, Electric Drives and Motors

Basic Electronics 

Working of various Electronic Devices e.g. P N Junction Diodes, Transistors (NPN and PNP type), BJT and JFET Simple Circuits using These Devices

Part- C (Mechanical Engineering)

Theory of Machines and Machine Design

Concept of Simple Machine, Four Bar Linkage and Link Motion, Flywheels and Fluctuation of Energy, PowerTransmission by Belts – V-belts and Flat belts, Clutches – Plate and Conical Clutch, Gears – Type of Gears, Gear Profile and Gear Ratio Calculation, Governors – Principles and Classification, Riveted Joint, Cams, Bearings, Friction in Collars and Pivots

Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials

Equilibrium of Forces, Law of Motion, Friction, Concepts of Stress and Strain, Elastic Limit and Elastic Constants, Bending Moments and Shear Force Diagram, Stress in Composite Bars, Torsion of Circular Shafts, Buckling of Columns–Euler’s and Rankin’s Theories, Thin walled Pressure Vessels

Thermal Engineering- Properties of Pure Substances

p-v & P-T diagrams of Pure Substance like H2O, Introduction of Steam Table with respect to Steam Generation Process; Definition of Saturation, Wet & Superheated Status Definition of Dryness Fraction of Steam, Degree of Superheat of Steam H-s Chart of Steam (Mollier’s Chart) 

1st Law of Thermodynamics

Definition of Stored Energy & Internal Energy, 1st Law of Thermodynamics of Cyclic Process, Non Flow Energy Equation, Flow Energy & Definition of Enthalpy, Conditions for Steady State Steady Flow; Steady State Steady Flow Energy Equation

2nd Law of Thermodynamics

Definition of Sink, Source Reservoir of Heat, Heat Engine, Heat Pump & Refrigerator; Thermal Efficiency of Heat Engines & Co-efficient of performance of Refrigerators, Kelvin – Planck & Clausius Statements of 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Absolute or Thermodynamic Scale of Temperature, Clausius Integral, Entropy, Entropy Change Calculation of Ideal Gas Processes Carnot Cycle & Carnot Efficiency, PMM-2; Definition & Its Impossibility

Air Standard Cycles for IC Engines

Otto cycle; Plot on P-V, T-S Planes; Thermal Efficiency, Diesel Cycle; Plot on P-V, T-S planes; Thermal efficiency.IC Engine Performance, IC Engine Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication

Rankine Cycle of Steam

Simple Rankine Cycle Plot on P-V, T-S, h-s Planes, Rankine Cycle Efficiency with & without Pump Work 

Boilers; Classification; Specification; Fittings & Accessories: Fire Tube & Water Tube Boilers 

Air Compressors & their cycles; Refrigeration Cycles; Principle of a Refrigeration Plant; Nozzles & Steam Turbines

Fluid Mechanics & Machinery- Properties & Classification of Fluid

Ideal & Real Fluids, Newton’s Law of Viscosity, Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids, Compressible and Incompressible Fluids

Fluid Statics

Pressure at a Point

Measurement of Fluid Pressure

Manometers, U-tube, Inclined Tube 

Fluid Kinematics

Streamline, Laminar & Turbulent Flow, External & Internal Flow, Continuity Equation

Dynamics of ideal fluids

Bernoulli’s Equation, Total Head; Velocity Head; Pressure Head; Application of Bernoulli’s Equation

Measurement of Flow rate Basic Principles

Venturimeter, Pilot tube, Orifice metre 

Hydraulic Turbines

Classifications, Principles 

Centrifugal Pumps

Classifications, Principles, Performance Production Engineering: Classification of Steels : Mild Steel & Alloy Steel, Heat Treatment of Steel, Welding – Arc Welding, Gas Welding, Resistance Welding, Special Welding Techniques i.e. TIG, MIG, etc (Brazing & Soldering), Welding Defects & Testing; NDT, Foundry & Casting – Methods,Defects, Different Casting Processes, Forging, Extrusion, etc, Metal Cutting Principles, Cutting Tools, Basic Principles of Machining with 

(i) Lathe 

(ii) Milling 

(iii) Drilling 

(iv) Shaping 

(v) Grinding, Machines, Tools & Manufacturing Processes

SYLLABUS

Paper-1

Subject

Syllabus

General Intelligence & Reasoning

The Syllabus for General Intelligence would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include questions on Analogies, Similarities, Differences, Space Visualization, Problem Solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Discrimination, Observation, Relationship Concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Verbal and Figure Classification, Arithmetical Number Series, etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

General Awareness

Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

General Engineering: Civil & Structural, Electrical and Mechanical

Part-A (Civil Engineering):

Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Irrigation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering. 

Structural Engineering: Theory of Structures, Concrete Technology, RCC Design, Steel Design. 

Part-B (Electrical Engineering)

Basic Concepts, CircuitLLaw, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and Measuring Instruments, Electrical Machines, Fractional Kilowatt Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors, Synchronous Machines, Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Estimation and Costing, Utilization and Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics.

Part-C Mechanical Engineering)

Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials,Properties of Pure Substances, 1st Law of Thermodynamics, 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Air standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC Engine Performance, IC Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication, Rankine Cycle of System, Boilers, Classification, Specification, Fitting & Accessories, Air Compressors & Their Cycles, Refrigeration Cycles, Principle of Refrigeration Plant, Nozzles & Steam Turbines. 

Properties & Classification of Fluids, Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure, Fluid Kinematics, Dynamics of Ideal Fluids, Measurement of Flow Rate, Basic Principles, Hydraulic Turbines, Centrifugal Pumps, Classification of Steel

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Part-A (Civil & Structural Engineering)

Building Materials

Physical and Chemical properties, Classification, Standard Tests, Uses and Manufacture/Quarrying of Materials e.g. Building Stones, Silicate Based Materials, Cement (Portland), Asbestos Products, Timber and Wood Based Products, Laminates, Bituminous Materials, Paints, Varnishes.

Estimating, Costing and Valuation

Estimate, Glossary of Technical Terms, Analysis of Rates, Methods and Unit of Measurement, Items of Work – Earthwork, Brick Work (Modular & Traditional Bricks), RCC Work, Shuttering, Timber Work, Painting, Flooring, Plastering, Boundary Wall, Brick building, Water Tank, Septic Tank, Bar Bending Schedule, Centre Line Method, Midsection Formula, Trapezoidal Formula, Simpson’s Rule, Cost Estimate of Septic Tank, Flexible Pavements, Tube Well, Isolates and Combined Footings, Steel Truss, Piles and Pile-Caps.

Valuation

Value and Cost, Scrap Value, Salvage Value, Assessed Value, Sinking Fund, Depreciation and Obsolescence, Methods of Valuation.

Surveying

Principles of Surveying, Measurement of Distance, Chain Surveying, Working of Prismatic Compass, Compass Traversing, Bearings, Local Attraction, Plane Table Surveying, Theodolite Traversing, Adjustment of Theodolite, Levelling, Definition of Terms used in Levelling, Contouring, Curvature and Refraction Corrections, Temporary and Permanent adjustments of dumpy level, methods of Contouring, Uses of Contour Map, Tachometric Survey, Curve Setting, Earth Work Calculation, Advanced Surveying Equipment 

Soil Mechanics

Origin of Soil, Phase Diagram, Definitions-Void Ratio, Porosity, Degree of Saturation, Water Content, Specific Gravity of Soil Grains, Unit Weights, Density Index and Interrelationship of Different Parameters, Grain Size Distribution Curves and Their Uses Index Properties of Soils, Atterberg‟s Limits, ISI Soil Classification and Plasticity Chart Permeability of Soil, Coefficient of Permeability, Determination of Coefficient of Permeability, Unconfined and Confined Aquifers, Effective Stress, Quick Sand, Consolidation of Soils, Principles of Consolidation, Degree of Consolidation, Preconsolidation Pressure, Normally Consolidated Soil, Elog p Curve, Computation of Ultimate Settlement Shear Strength of Soils, Direct Shear Test, Vane Shear Test, Triaxial Test Soil Compaction, Laboratory Compaction Test, Maximum Dry Density and Optimum Moisture Content, Earth Pressure Theories, Active and Passive Earth Pressures, Bearing Capacity of Soils, Plate Load Test, Standard Penetration Test 

Hydraulics

Fluid Properties, Hydrostatics, Measurements of Flow, Bernoulli’s Theorem and Its Application, Flow Through Pipes, Flow in Open Channels, Weirs, Flumes, Spillways, Pumps and Turbines

Irrigation Engineering

Definition, Necessity, Benefits, 2II Effects of Irrigation, Types and Methods of Irrigation, Hydrology – Measurement of Rainfall, Runoff Coefficient, Rain Gauge, Losses from Precipitation – Evaporation, Infiltration, etc Water Requirement of Crops, Duty, Delta and Base Period, Kharif and Rabi Crops, Command Area, Time Factor, Crop Ratio, Overlap Allowance, Irrigation Efficiencies Different Type of Canals, Types of Canal Irrigation, Loss of Water in Canals Canal Lining 

– Types and Advantages Shallow and Deep to Wells, Yield from a Well Weir and Barrage, Failure of Weirs and Permeable Foundation, Slit and Scour, Kennedy’s Theory of Critical Velocity Lacey’s Theory of Uniform Flow Definition of Flood, Causes and Effects, Methods of Flood Control, Water Logging, Preventive Measure Land Reclamation, Characteristics of Affecting Fertility of Soils, Purposes, Methods, Description of Land and Reclamation 

Processes Major Irrigation Projects in India 

Transportation Engineering

Highway Engineering – Cross Sectional Elements, Geometric Design, Types of Pavements, Pavement Materials – Aggregates and Bitumen, Different Tests, Design of Flexible and Rigid Pavements – Water Bound Macadam (WBM) and Wet Mix Macadam (WMM), Gravel Road, Bituminous Construction, Rigid Pavement Joint, Pavement Maintenance, Highway Drainage, Railway Engineering Components of Permanent Way – Sleepers, Ballast, Fixtures and Fastening, Track Geometry, Points and Crossings, Track Junction, Stations and Yards Traffic Engineering – Different Traffic Survey, Speed-Flow-Density and Their Interrelationships, Intersections and Interchanges, Traffic Signals, Traffic Operation, Traffic Signs and Markings, Road Safety 

Environmental Engineering

Quality of Water, Source of Water Supply, Purification of Water, Distribution of Water, Need of Sanitation, Sewerage Systems, Circular Sewer, Oval Sewer, Sewer Appurtenances, Sewage Treatments Surface Water Drainage Solid Waste Management – Types, Effects, Engineered Management System Air Pollution – Pollutants, Causes, Effects, Control Noise Pollution – Cause, Health Effects, Control 

Structural Engineering

Theory of Structures: Elasticity Constants, Types of Beams – Determinate and Indeterminate, Bending Moment and Shear Force Diagrams of Simply Supported, Cantilever and Overhanging Beams Moment of Area and Moment of Inertia for Rectangular & Circular Sections, Bending Moment and Shear Stress for Tee, Channel and Compound Sections, Chimneys, Dams and Retaining Walls, Eccentric Loads, Slope Deflection of Simply Supported and Cantilever Beams, Critical Load and Columns, Torsion of Circular Section 

Concrete Technology

Properties, Advantages and Uses of Concrete, Cement Aggregates, Importance of Water Quality, Water Cement Ratio, Workability, Mix Design, Storage, Batching, Mixing, Placement, Compaction, Finishing and Curing of Concrete, Quality Control of Concrete, Hot Weather and Cold Weather Concreting, Repair and Maintenance of Concrete Structures

RCC Design

RCC Beams-Flexural Strength, Shear Strength, Bond Strength, Design of Singly Reinforced and Double Reinforced Beams, Cantilever Beams T-beams, Lintels One Way and Two Way Slabs, Isolated Footings Reinforced Brick Works, Columns, Staircases, Retaining Wall, Water Tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State and Working Stress methods) 

Steel Design

Steel Design and Construction of Steel Columns, Beams Roof Trusses Plate Girders 


Part-B (Electrical Engineering)

Basic Concepts

Concepts of Resistance, Inductance, Capacitance, and Various Factors Affecting them Concepts of Current, Voltage, Power, Energy and Their Units 

Circuit Law

Kirchhoff’s Law, Simple Circuit Solution using Network Theorems

Magnetic Circuit

Concepts of Flux, mmf, Reluctance, Different Kinds of Magnetic Materials, Magnetic Calculations for Conductors of Different Configuration e.g. Straight, Circular, Solenoidal, etc Electromagnetic Induction, Self and Mutual Induction

AC Fundamentals

Instantaneous, Peak, RMS and Average Values of Alternating Waves, Representation of Sinusoidal Waveform, Simple Series and Parallel AC Circuits consisting of RL and C, Resonance, Tank Circuit PolyPhase system – Star and Delta Connection, 3 Phase Power, DC and Sinusoidal Response of R-Land R-C Circuit

Measurement and Measuring Instruments

Measurement of Power (1 phase and 3 phase, both Active and Reactive) and Energy, 2 Wattmeter Method of 3 Phase Power Measurement, Measurement of Frequency andPhase Angle Ammeter and Voltmeter (both moving oil and moving iron type), Extension of Range Wattmeter, Multimeters, Megger, Energy metre AC Bridges Use of CRO, Signal Generator, CT, PT and their uses Earth Fault Detection

Electrical Machines

(a) DC Machine – Construction, Basic Principles of DC Motors and Generators, Their Characteristics, Speed Control and Starting of DC Motors Method of Braking Motor, Losses and Efficiency of DC Machines 

(b) 1 Phase and 3 Phase Transformers – Construction, Principles of Operation, Equivalent Circuit, Voltage Regulation, OC and SC Tests, Losses and Efficiency Effect of Voltage, Frequency and Wave Form on Losses Parallel Operation of 1 Phase /3 Phase Transformers Auto Transformers 

(c) 3 Phase Induction Motors, Rotating Magnetic Field, Principle of Operation, Equivalent Circuit, Torque-Speed Characteristics, Starting and Speed Control of 3 Phase Induction Motors Methods of Braking, Effect of Voltage and Frequency Variation on Torque Speed Characteristics

Fractional Kilowatt Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors

 Characteristics and Applications

Synchronous Machines

Generation of 3-Phase emf Armature Reaction, Voltage Regulation, Parallel Operation of Two Alternators, Synchronizing, Control of Active and Reactive Power Starting and Applications of Synchronous Motors Generation, Transmission and Distribution – Different Types of Power Stations, Load Factor, Diversity Factor, Demand Factor, Cost of Generation, Inter-connection of Power Stations Power Factor Improvement, Various Types of Tariffs, Types of Faults, Short Circuit Current for Symmetrical Faults Switchgears – Rating of Circuit Breakers, Principles of Arc Extinction by Oil and Air, HRC Fuses, Protection against Earth Leakage / Over Current, etc Buchholz Relay, Merz-Price System of Protection of Generators & Transformers, Protection of Feeders and Bus Bars Lightning Arresters, Various Transmission and Distribution System,Comparison of Conductor Materials, Efficiency of Different System Cable – Different Type of Cables, Cable Rating and Derating Factor

Estimation and Costing

Estimation of Lighting Scheme, Electric Installation of Machines and Relevant IE Rules Earthing Practices and IE Rules

Utilization of Electrical Energy

Illumination, Electric Heating, Electric Welding, Electroplating, Electric Drives and Motors

Basic Electronics 

Working of various Electronic Devices e.g. P N Junction Diodes, Transistors (NPN and PNP type), BJT and JFET Simple Circuits using These Devices

Part- C (Mechanical Engineering)

Theory of Machines and Machine Design

Concept of Simple Machine, Four Bar Linkage and Link Motion, Flywheels and Fluctuation of Energy, PowerTransmission by Belts – V-belts and Flat belts, Clutches – Plate and Conical Clutch, Gears – Type of Gears, Gear Profile and Gear Ratio Calculation, Governors – Principles and Classification, Riveted Joint, Cams, Bearings, Friction in Collars and Pivots

Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials

Equilibrium of Forces, Law of Motion, Friction, Concepts of Stress and Strain, Elastic Limit and Elastic Constants, Bending Moments and Shear Force Diagram, Stress in Composite Bars, Torsion of Circular Shafts, Buckling of Columns–Euler’s and Rankin’s Theories, Thin walled Pressure Vessels

Thermal Engineering- Properties of Pure Substances

p-v & P-T diagrams of Pure Substance like H2O, Introduction of Steam Table with respect to Steam Generation Process; Definition of Saturation, Wet & Superheated Status Definition of Dryness Fraction of Steam, Degree of Superheat of Steam H-s Chart of Steam (Mollier’s Chart) 

1st Law of Thermodynamics

Definition of Stored Energy & Internal Energy, 1st Law of Thermodynamics of Cyclic Process, Non Flow Energy Equation, Flow Energy & Definition of Enthalpy, Conditions for Steady State Steady Flow; Steady State Steady Flow Energy Equation

2nd Law of Thermodynamics

Definition of Sink, Source Reservoir of Heat, Heat Engine, Heat Pump & Refrigerator; Thermal Efficiency of Heat Engines & Co-efficient of performance of Refrigerators, Kelvin – Planck & Clausius Statements of 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Absolute or Thermodynamic Scale of Temperature, Clausius Integral, Entropy, Entropy Change Calculation of Ideal Gas Processes Carnot Cycle & Carnot Efficiency, PMM-2; Definition & Its Impossibility

Air Standard Cycles for IC Engines

Otto cycle; Plot on P-V, T-S Planes; Thermal Efficiency, Diesel Cycle; Plot on P-V, T-S planes; Thermal efficiency.IC Engine Performance, IC Engine Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication

Rankine Cycle of Steam

Simple Rankine Cycle Plot on P-V, T-S, h-s Planes, Rankine Cycle Efficiency with & without Pump Work 

Boilers; Classification; Specification; Fittings & Accessories: Fire Tube & Water Tube Boilers 

Air Compressors & their cycles; Refrigeration Cycles; Principle of a Refrigeration Plant; Nozzles & Steam Turbines

Fluid Mechanics & Machinery- Properties & Classification of Fluid

Ideal & Real Fluids, Newton’s Law of Viscosity, Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids, Compressible and Incompressible Fluids

Fluid Statics

Pressure at a Point

Measurement of Fluid Pressure

Manometers, U-tube, Inclined Tube 

Fluid Kinematics

Streamline, Laminar & Turbulent Flow, External & Internal Flow, Continuity Equation

Dynamics of ideal fluids

Bernoulli’s Equation, Total Head; Velocity Head; Pressure Head; Application of Bernoulli’s Equation

Measurement of Flow rate Basic Principles

Venturimeter, Pilot tube, Orifice metre 

Hydraulic Turbines

Classifications, Principles 

Centrifugal Pumps

Classifications, Principles, Performance Production Engineering: Classification of Steels : Mild Steel & Alloy Steel, Heat Treatment of Steel, Welding – Arc Welding, Gas Welding, Resistance Welding, Special Welding Techniques i.e. TIG, MIG, etc (Brazing & Soldering), Welding Defects & Testing; NDT, Foundry & Casting – Methods,Defects, Different Casting Processes, Forging, Extrusion, etc, Metal Cutting Principles, Cutting Tools, Basic Principles of Machining with 

(i) Lathe 

(ii) Milling 

(iii) Drilling 

(iv) Shaping 

(v) Grinding, Machines, Tools & Manufacturing Processes

VACANCY

Vacancies will be determined in due course. Updated vacancy positions will be uploaded on the website of the Commission. Once the commission updates it, we will update it here too for a clear view of the candidates. 

VACANCY

Vacancies will be determined in due course. Updated vacancy positions will be uploaded on the website of the Commission. Once the commission updates it, we will update it here too for a clear view of the candidates. 

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