GENERAL STUDIES AND ENGINEERING APTITUDE
- Current issues of national and international importance relating to social, economic and industrial development
- Engineering Aptitude covering Logical reasoning and Analytical ability
- Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
- General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety
- Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance and services
- Basics of Energy and Environment : Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment
- Basics of Project Management
- Basics of Material Science and Engineering
- Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, e-governance and technology based education.
- Ethics and values in Engineering profession
CATEGORY I - CIVIL ENGINEERING - PAPER I
- BUILDING MATERIALS:
- Timber: Different types and species of structural timber, density-moisture relationship, strength in different directions, defects, influence of defects on permissible stress, preservation, dry and wet rots, codal provisions for design, plywood.
- Bricks: Types, Indian Standard classification, absorption, saturation factor, strength in masonry, influence of morter strength on masonry strength.
- Cement: Compounds of, different types, setting times, strength.
- Cement Mortar: Ingredients, proportions, water demand, mortars for plastering and masony.
- Concrete: Importance of W/C Ratio, Strength, ingredients including admixtures, worksability, testing for strength, elasticity, non-destructive testing, mix design methods.
- Elastic constants, stress, plane stress, Mohr's circle of stress, strains, plane strain, Mohr's circle of strain, combined stress; Elastic theories of failure; Simple bending, shear; Torsion of circular and rectangular sections and simple members.
DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES:
- Analysis of determinate structures - different methods including graphical methods.
- Analysis of indeterminate skeletal frames - moment distribution, slopedeflection, stiffness and force methods, energy methods, Muller-Breslau principle and application.
- Plastic analysis of indeterminate beams and simple frames - shape factors.
DESIGN OF CONCRETE AND MASONRY STRUCTURES:
- Principles of working stress method.
- Design of connections, simple members,
Built-up sections and frames,
- Design of Industrial roofs.
- Principles of ultimate load design.
- Design of simple members and frames.
CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE, PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT:
- Limit state design for bending, shear, axial compression and combined forces.
- Codal provisions for slabs, beams, walls and footings.
- Working stress method of design of R.C. members.
- Principles of prestressed concrete design, materials, methods of prestressing, losses.
- Design of simple members and determinate structures.
- Introductions to prestressing of indeterminate structures.
- Design of brick masonry as per I.S. Codes.
- Concreting Equipment:
- Weight Batcher, Mixer, vibrator, batching plant, concrete pump.
- Cranes, hoists, lifting equipment.
- Earthwork Equipment:
- Power shovel, hoe, dozer, dumper, trailers and tractor, rollers, sheep foot rollers, pumps.
- Construction, Planning and Management:
- Bar chart, linked bar chart, work-break down structures, Activity - on - arrow diagrams.
- Critical path, probabilistic activity durations;
- Event-based networks.
- PERT network:
- Time-cost study, crashing;
- Resource allocation.
CATEGORY I - CIVIL ENGINEERING - PAPER II
- (a) FLUID MECHANICS, OPEN CHANNEL FLOW, PIPE FLOW:
(b) HYDRAULIC MACHINES AND HYDROPOWER:
- Fluid Properties, Pressure, Thrust, Buoyancy; Flow Kinematics; Integration of flow equations; Flow measurement; Relative motion; Moment of momentum; Viscosity, Boundary layer and Control, Drag, Lift; dimensional Analysis, Modelling; Cavitation; Flow oscillations; Momentum and Energy principles in Open channel flow, Flow controls, Hydraulic jump, Flow sections and properties; Normal flow, Gradually varied flow; Surges; Flow development and losses in pipe flows, Measurements; Siphons; Surges and Water hammer; Delivery of Power Pipe networks.
- Centrifugal pumps, types, performance parameters, scaling, pumps in parallel; Reciprocating pumps, air vessels, performance parameters; Hydraulic ram; Hydraulic turbines, types, performance parameters, controls, choice; Power house, classification and layout, storage, pondage, control of supply.
- (a) HYDROLOGY:
(b) WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING:
- Hydrological cycle, precipitation and related data analyses, PMP, unit and synthetic hydrographs; Evaporation and transpiration; Floods and their management, PMF; Streams and their gauging; River morphology; Routing of floods; Capacity of Reservoirs.
- Water resources of the globe:
- Multipurpose uses of Water: Soil-Plant Water relationships, irrigation systems,
water demand assessment; Storages and their yields, ground water yield and well hydraulics; Waterlogging, drainage design; Irrigation revenue; Design of rigid boundary canals, Lacey's and Tractive force concepts in canal design, lining of canals; Sediment transport in canals; Non-Overflow and overflow sections of gravity dams and their design, Energy dissipators and tailwater rating; Design of headworks, distribution works, falls, cross-drainage works, outlets; River training.
- ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING:
(a) WATER SUPPLY ENGINEERING:
Sources of supply, yields, design of intakes and conductors; Estimation of demand; Water quality standards; Control of Water-borne diseases; Primary and secondary treatment, detailing and maintenance of treatment units; Conveyance of treatment units; Conveyance and distribution systems of treated water, leakages and control; Rural water supply; Institutional and industrial water supply.
(b) WASTE WATER ENGINEERING:
Urban rain water disposal; Systems of sewage collection and disposal; Design of sewers and sewerage systems; pumping; Characteristics of sewage and its treatment, Disposal of products of sewage treatment, streamflow rejuvenation Institutional and industrial sewage management; Plumbing Systems; Rural and semi-urban sanitation.
(c) SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT:
Source, classification collection and disposal; Design and Management of landfills.
(d) AIR AND NOISE POLLUTION AND ECOLOGY: Sources and effects of air pollution, monitoring of air pollution; Noise pollution and standards; Ecological chain and balance, Environmental assessment.
- (a) SOIL MECHANICS:
(b) FOUNDATION ENGINEERING:
- Properties of soil, classification and interrelationship; Compaction behaviour, methods of compaction and their choice; Permeability and seepage, flow nets, Inverted filters; Compressibility and consolidation; Shearing resistance, stresses and failure; soil testing in laboratory and insitu; Stress path and applications; Earth pressure theories, stress distribution in soil; soil exploration, samplers, load tests, penetration tests.
- Types of foundations, Selection criteria, bearing capacity, settlement, laboratory and field tests; Types of piles and their design and layout, Foundations
on expansive soils, swelling and its prevention, foundation on swelling soils.
- (a) SURVEYING:
- Classification of surveys, scales, accuracy;
- Measurement of distances - direct and indirect methods; optical and electronic devices;
- Measurement of directions, prismatic compass, local attraction;
- Theodolites - types;
- Measurement of elevations - Spirit and trigonometric levelling; Relief representation;
- Digital elevation modelling concept;
- Establishment of control by triangulations and traversing - measurements and adjustment of observations, computation of coordinates;
- Field astronomy, Concept of global positioning system;
- Map preparation by plane tabling and by photogrammetry;
- Remote sensing concepts, map substitutes.
(b) TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
- Planning of highway systems, alignment and geometric design, horizontal and vertical curves, grade separation;
- Materials and construction methods for different surfaces and maintenance:
- Principles of pavement design; Drainage.
- Traffic surveys, Intersections, signalling: Mass transit systems, accessibility,
- Tunnelling, alignment, methods of
construction, disposal of muck, drainage, lighting and ventilation, traffic control, emergency management.
- Planning of railway systems, terminology and designs, relating to gauge, track, controls, transits, rolling stock, tractive power and track modernisation; Maintenance; Appurtenant works; Containerisation.
- Harbours - layouts, shipping lanes, anchoring, location identification; Littoral transport with erosion and deposition;
sounding methods; Dry and Wet docks, components and operational Tidal data and analyses.
- Airports - layout and orientation; Runway and taxiway design and drainage management; Zoning laws; Visual aids and air traffic control; Helipads, hangers, service equipment.