A) General Awareness
History Geography, Important Financial & Economic News, Indian Constitution, India and its neighbouring countries, Knowledge of Current Events, Current Affairs – National & International, Economy, Banking, and Finance, Budget and Five Year Plans, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Scientific Research, Culture, Sports, General Politics, Countries & Capitals etc.
B) Quantitative Aptitude
Simplification, Profit and Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Pipes & Cisterns, Problems on Ages, Averages, Boats & Streams, Interest, Percentages, Data Interpretation, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Number Systems, Permutation, Combination & Probability, Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere etc.
Space Visualisation, Analysis, Visual Memory, Decision Making, Figure Classification, Problem Solving, Discriminating Observation, Similarities and Differences, Relationship Concepts, Judgement, Arithmetical Number Series, Logical Reasoning, Puzzle Tabulation, Syllogism, Input Output, Alphanumeric Series, Coded Inequalities, Seating Arrangement, Coding Decoding, Data Sufficiency, Ranking/Direction/Alphabet
D) General English Syllabus
Tenses, Verb, Adverb, Articles, Error Correction, Conclusion, Grammar, Vocabulary Synonyms, Subject-Verb Agreement, Word Formation, Antonyms, Theme detection, Passage Completion, Comprehension, Idioms & Phrases, Fill in the Blanks, Sentence Completion, Unseen Passages, Sentence Rearrangement etc.
Network graph, KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis, Transient response of dc and ac networks, Sinusoidal steady‐state analysis, Resonance, Passive filters, Ideal current and Volatage sources.Thevenin’s Theorem, Norton’s theorem ,Superposition theorem,Maximum power transfer theorem, Two‐port networks, Three phase circuits, Power and power factor in ac circuit
Coulomb’s Law, Electric Field Intensity, Electric Flux Density, Gauss’s Law, Divergence, Electric field and potential due to point, line, plane and spherical charge distributions,Effect of dielectric medium, Capacitance of simple configurations, Biot‐Savart’s law,Amper’s law, Curl, Farady’s laws, Lorentz force, Inductance, Magnetomotive force,Reluctance, Magnetic circuits,Self and Mutual inductance of simple configurations.
Signals and Systems
Representation of continuous and discrete‐time signals, Shifting and scaling operations,Linear Time Invariant and Causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals, Sampling theorem, Applications of Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform and z-Transform.
Single phase transformer: equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, open circuit and short circuit tests, regulation and efficiency; Three phase transformers: connections, parallel operation; Auto‐transformer, Electromechanical energy conversion principles, DC machines: separately excited, series and shunt, motoring and generating mode of operation and their characteristics, starting and speed control of dc motors; Three phase induction motors: principle of operation, types, performance, torque-speed characteristics, no-load and blocked rotor tests, equivalent circuit, starting and speed control; Operating principle of single phase induction motors; Synchronous machines: cylindrical and salient pole machines, performance, regulation and parallel operation of generators, starting of synchronous motor, characteristics; Types of losses and efficiency calculations of electric machines.
Power generation concepts, ac and dc transmission concepts, Models and performance of transmission lines and cables, Series and shunt compensation, Electric field distribution and insulators, Distribution systems, Per‐unit quantities, Bus admittance matrix, Gauss- Seidel and Newton-Raphson load flow methods, Voltage and Frequency control, Power factor correction, Symmetrical components, Symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysis, Principles of over‐current, differential and distance protection; Circuit breakers,System stability concepts, Equal area criterion.
Mathematical modeling and representation of systems, Feedback principle, transfer function, Block diagrams and Signal flow graphs, Transient and Steady‐state analysis of linear time invariant systems, Routh-Hurwitz and Nyquist criteria, Bode plots, Root loci,Stability analysis, Lag, Lead and Lead‐Lag compensators; P, PI and PID controllers; State space model, State transition matrix.
Electrical and Electronic Measurements
Bridges and Potentiometers, Measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor; Instrument transformers, Digital voltmeters and multimeters, Phase, Time and Frequency measurement; Oscilloscopes, Error analysis.
Analog and Digital Electronics
Characteristics of diodes, BJT, MOSFET; Simple diode circuits: clipping, clamping, rectifiers; Amplifiers: Biasing, Equivalent circuit and Frequency response; Oscillators and Feedback amplifiers; Operational amplifiers: Characteristics and applications; Simple active filters, VCOs and Timers, Combinational and Sequential logic circuits, Multiplexer, Demultiplexer, Schmitt trigger, Sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, 8085 Microprocessor: Architecture, Programming and Interfacing.
Characteristics of semiconductor power devices: Diode, Thyristor, Triac, GTO, MOSFET, IGBT; DC to DC conversion: Buck, Boost and Buck-Boost converters; Single and three phase configuration of uncontrolled rectifiers, Line commutated thyristor based converters, Bidirectional ac to dc voltage source converters, Issues of line current harmonics, Power factor, Distortion factor of ac to dc converters, Single phase and three phase inverters, Sinusoidal pulse width modulation