Civil Engineering

Building Materials
 Physical and chemical properties
 Classification, Standard Tests, Uses and Manufacture/Quarrying of Materials.
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, and 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 pilecaps.
 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.
 The odolite traversing, adjustment of theodolite, Leveling, Definition of terms used in leveling, 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, Definitionsvoid 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 and 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, run off 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.
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, speedflowdensity 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 over hanging 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
 Work ability, 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 beamsflexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, design of singly reinforced and double reinforced beams, cantilever beams.
 Tbeams, 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.

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, R.M.S. and average values of alternating waves.
 Representation of sinusoidal wave form, simple series and parallel AC Circuits consisting of R.L. and C, Resonance, Tank Circuit.
 Poly Phase system – star and delta connection, 3 phase power, DC and sinusoidal response of RLand RC 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 and phase angle.
 Ammeter and voltmeter (both moving oil and moving iron type), extension of range wattmeter, Multimeters, Megger, Energy meter AC Bridges.
 Use of CRO, Signal Generator, CT, PT and their uses.
 Earth Fault detection.
Electrical Machines
 D.C. Machine – Construction, Basic Principles of D.C. motors and generators, their characteristics, speed control and starting of D.C. Motors. Method of braking motor, Losses and efficiency of D.C. Machines.
 1 phase and 3 phase transformers – Construction, Principles of operation, equivalent circuit, voltage regulation, O.C. and S.C. Tests, Losses and efficiency.
 Effect of voltage, frequency and wave form on losses. Parallel operation of 1 phase /3 phase transformers.
 Auto transformers.
 3 phase induction motors, rotating magnetic field, principle of operation, equivalent circuit, torquespeed characteristics, and 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 3phase 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
 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, H.R.C. Fuses, Protection against earth leakage / over current, etc. Buchholtz relay, MerzPrice 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.
 Different types of power stations, Load factor, diversity factor, demand factor, cost of generation, interconnection of power stations.
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.
