What is SSC-JEn

SSC – JEn – Staff Selection Commission every year conducting the national level written examination for the recruitment JE - Junior Engineer for Civil, Electrical & Mechanical trade. If you are going to apply for this examination, you can find all the necessary details for SSC JE 2017 Examination.

Posts and Vacancies

S.No. Organisation Post
1. Central Water Commission Junior Engineer (Civil)
2. Central Water Commission Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
3. CPWD Junior Engineer (Civil)
4. CPWD Junior Engineer (Electrical)
5. Department of Post Junior Engineer (Civil)
6. Department of Post Junior Engineer (Electrical)
7. MES Junior Engineer(Civil)
8. MES Junior Engineer(Electrical and Mechanical)
9. MES Junior Engineer(`Quantity Surveying and Contract)

There are, tentatively, about 1000 vacancies. The vacancies are subject to change

Nationality / Citizenship

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 cam e over to India before the 1st January 1962 w ith 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 settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

Age Limit

Age Limit as on 1stAugust 2015

S.No. Organisation Name Post name Age
1. Central Water Commission
Junior Engineer (Civil) Upto  32 years
2. Central Water Commission Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Upto 32 years
3. CPWD Junior Engineer (Civil) Not exceeding 32 years
4. CPWD Junior Engineer (Electrical) Not exceeding 32 years
5. Department of Post Junior Engineer (Civil) 18-27 years
6. Department of Post Junior Engineer (Electrical) 18-27 years
7. MES Junior Engineer(Civil) Not exceeding 30 years.
8. MES Junior Engineer(Electrical and Mechanical) Not exceeding 30 years.
9. MES Junior Engineer(`Quantity Surveying and Contract) 18-27 years.

Candidates should note that the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate only will be accepted by the Commission for determining the age and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

Candidates are advised to opt only for such posts for which they have the qualification and are within the prescribed age limits. Permissible relaxation of upper age limit prescribed under para 4-A above and Category Codes for claiming age relaxation as on date of reckoning:-

Code Category Age-Relaxation Permissible beyond the Upper age limit
01 SC/ST 5 years
02 OBC 5 years
03 PH (OH/HH) 10 years
04 PH(OH/HH)  + OBC 13 years
05 PH(OH/HH) + SC/ST 15 years
06 Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved / General) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
07 Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 06 years (3 years + 3 years)
08 Ex-Servicemen (SC/ ST) 08 years ( 3 years + 5 years ) after deduction of the military
service rendered from the actual age as on the closing
09 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date.
05 Years
10 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on Closing date.
08 (5+3) years.
11 Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( SC/ST ) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and
continuous service as on Closing date
10 ( 5+5) years
12 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (Unreserved/General )
5 years
13 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir ( OBC )
8 years
14 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (SC/ST)
10 years
15 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (Unreserved/General)
5 years
16 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof ( OBC )
8 (5+3) years
17 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area
and released as a consequence thereof ( SC/ST )
10 (5+5) years

Ex-Servicemen who have already secured employment in civil side under Central Government on regular basis after availing of the benefits of reservation given to ex-servicemen for their re-employment are NOT eligible for fee concession.

The period of "Call up Service" of an Ex-Serviceman in the Armed Forces shall also be treated as service rendered in the Armed Forces for purpose of age relaxation, as per rules.

The post of Junior Engineer being a Group ‘B’ post, there is no reservation for Ex-Servicemen category. However, benefit of age-relaxation will be admissible to Ex-Servicemen candidates, as per extant Govt. Orders. An ex-seriveman means a person:-

(i) who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non combatant in the Regular Army, Navy and Air Force of the Indian Union, and

 (a) who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service whether at his own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his or her pension, or

 (b) who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability

 (c)who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in establishment.


(ii) who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagement, otherwise than at his own request, or by way of dismissal, or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a gratuity, and includes personnel of the Territorial Army, namely pension holders for continuous embodied service or broken spells of qualifying service.


(iii) personnel of the Army Postal Service who are part of Regular Army and retired from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent service with pension, or are released from the Army Postal service on medical grounds attributable to or aggravated by military service or circumstance beyond their control and awarded medical or other disability pension. or

(iv)Personnel, whothwere on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six months prior to the 14 April, 1987.


(v) Gallantry award winners of the Armed forces including personnel of Territorial Army


(vi) Ex-recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted medical disability pension.

Educational Qualifications

S. No. Post Educational and Other Qualification
01 Junior Engineer (Civil), CPWD Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.
02 Junior Engineer(Electrical) CPWD
Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University or Institute.
03 Junior Engineer (Civil), Department of Posts
Three years Diploma or equivalent in Civil Engineering from an institution recognized by the
Central Government or State Government.
04 Junior Engineer(Electrical) Department of Posts.
Three years Diploma or equivalent in Electrical
Engineering from an institution recognized by the
Central Government or State Government.



(a) Junior Engineer (Civil),




(b) Junior Engineer (Electrical &
Mechanical), MES





(c)Junior Engineer(QS&C) MES





Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised
I)Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a
recognised Institute or University or Board; and
(II) Two years experience in Planning, Execution and
Maintenance of Civil Engineering works.

Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from
a recognised University;
(I) Three years diploma in Electrical or Mechanical
Engineering from a recognised Institute or University
or Board; and
(II) Two years experience in Planning, Execution and
Maintenance of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

(i)3 years Diploma in Civil engineering from a
recognised institute/University/Board or equivalent;
(ii) Passed Intermediate examination in Building and
Quantity Surveying Sub Divisional -II of the institute
of Surveyors (India).

06 Junior Engineer (Civil and
Mechanical), Central Water Commission
Degree or Diploma in Civil or Mechanical
Engineering from a recognised University or

For list of equivalent qualifications as approved by CPWD/AICTE, refer to Annexure-X.

As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification No. 44 dated 01.03.1995 published in Gazette of India edition dated 08.04.1995, the Degree obtained through open Universities/Distance Education Mode needs to be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU. Accordingly, unless such Degrees had been recognized for the period when the candidates acquired the relevant qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification.

All candidates who are called for appearing at the Interview will be required to produce the relevant Certificates in Original such as Mark sheets, Provisional Degree/Diploma Certificate, etc. as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01-08-2015 failing which the candidature of such candidate will be cancelled by the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut off date and he/she has been declared passed, will also be considered to have met the required Educational Qualification.

ExS who have done various courses from Armed Forces which are certified by competent Authority to be equivalent to Diploma in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering are eligible to appear in the Examination.

Scheme of Examination

The examination will be conducted in two stages:

A. Written Test (500 marks)

B. Interview ( 100 marks)

A. Written Test:
Papers Subject Maximum Marks
Duration & Timings
Objective type

(Date of Examination

(i) General Intelligence &
(ii) General Awareness
(iii) Part –A
General Engineering
(Civil & Structural)
General Engineering

General Engineering






2 Hours

Morning shift [10.00 AM
to 12.00 Noon]

Afternoon Shift [2.00 PM
to 4.00 PM]
Note: Entry to
examination venue will
not be allowed after 9.30
AM in the morning shift
and after 1.30 PM in the
afternoon shift.


Part-A General
Engineering (Civil &
Part- B General
Part-C General


2 Hours

Date to be intimated later

The Commission reserves the right to hold the written examination on line.

In Paper-I and Paper-II for General Engineering, the candidate will be required to attempt only the part as per option given in column 13 of the application form filled by the candidate. In other words, the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil), Junior Engineer(Quantity Surveying & Contract) should attempt Part A (Civil & Structural) of Paper-I and Paper-II and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical) should attempt Part-B (Electrical) and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Mechanical) should attempt Part C (Mechanical) of Paper-I and Paper-II failing which his/her answer sheet will not be evaluated.?

Candidates are allowed to bring their own Slide–Rule, Calculator, Logarithm Tables and Steam Table for Paper-II only. They are not allowed to use such aids for Paper-I.

Paper-I will consist of Objective Type Multiple Choice questions only. Candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of performance in Paper –I will be called for Paper-II (Conventional Type).

Candidates are not permitted to use Mobile Phone or any other electronic / electrical device other than those specifically permitted. Candidates must not, therefore, bring Mobile Phone or any other electronic /electrical device not specifically permitted inside the Examination premises. Possession of these items, whether in use or not, will be considered as “use of unfair means” in the Examination and candidature of such candidates will be cancelled forthwith. Such candidates are also liable for debarment upto a period of 3 years and/or criminal prosecution.

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

Commission will place the answer keys of Paper-I on its website after the examination. Objections and claims if any, received within the time limit specified while placing answer keys will be examined by the Commission with the help of experts, if necessary. Commission’s decision in this regard will be final.

B. Interview: 100 marks

The candidates shortlisted on the basis of performance in Paper-I and Paper-II will be called for interview. The interview will be held at places as may be decided by the Commission.

SC/ST candidates called for interview will be paid TA as per Government Orders. However, no TA is payable to any candidate for appearing in the written examination.

Canvassing in any form whatsoever will lead to cancellation of the candidates.

Indicative Syllabus

The standard of the questions in Engineering subjects will be approximately of the level of Diploma in Engineering (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical) from a recognized Institute, Board or University recognized by All India Board of Technical Education. All the questions will be set in SI units. The details of the syllabus are given below:


(i) 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, judgement, 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.

(ii) 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.

(iii) General Engineering (Civil and Structural), (Electrical & Mechanical):


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.


Electrical Engineering

Basic concepts, Circuit law, 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.


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 steels.

Paper II ( Part-A) : Civil & Structural Engineering

Civil 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, Mid-section formula,

Trapezodial 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, pre-consolidation pressure, normally consolidated soil, e-log 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, 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. 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 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, 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, 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 R-Land R-C circuit.

Measurement and measuring instruments : Measurement of power (1 phase and 3 phase, both active and re-active) 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 : (a) 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. (b) 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. (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 e.m.f. 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, H.R.C. Fuses, Protection against earth leakage / over current, etc. Buchholtz 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, Power transmission 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, Bucking 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).

1 st 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.

2 nd 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 Refrigeraton 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 : Stream line, 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 equitation.

Measurement of Flow rate Basic Principles : Venturimeter, Pilot tube, Orifice meter.

Hydraulic Turbines : Classifications, Principles.

Centrifugal Pumps : Classifications, Principles, Performance.

Production Engineering

Classification of Steels : mild steal & 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.


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