WBPSC Junior Engineer Exam

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WBPSC Junior Engineer Exam Pattern @ www.pscwbonline.gov.in

  • WBPSC JE Exam conducted as objective test.
  • test Duration is 2 hours.
  • total Number of Question – 100
  • Each Question carriees 2 marks.
  • exam conductes for 200 marks
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S.No Exam Subject Questions Marks Duration
1. Written Test Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical 100 200 2 Hours

S C H EME

The examination will comprise two successive parts as follows:–

  1. a) Written Examination – Full Marks – 200, Time – 2hours: The written examination will consist of one paper covering Engineering subjects(Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions) for each of the three branches. There will be 100 questions carrying 2marks each. The standard and syllabus of the written examination are mentioned in the appendix(Appendix‘A’, ‘B’&‘C’).
  1. b) PersonalityTest-FullMarks-100: A limited number of candidates, selected on the results of the written examination, will be called to Personality Test carrying 100 marks. Final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the total marks obtained in the Written Examination and the Personality Tes.
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S Y L L A B U S

SYLLABUS FOR WRITTEN TEST FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF JUNIOR ENGINEERS (CIVIL) IN WEST BENGAL SUBORDINATE SERVICE OF ENGINEERS

  1.  STRENGTH OF MATERIALS

Centreofgravityof planefigures, compositerectilinearfigures, simplestructural sections,M.I.of lamina,compositeareas&of simplestructuralsections,simplestresses&strains,Characteristicsofstress-straincurveforMildSteel,S.F.andB.M.diagrams ofloadedbeams(fixedbeamexcluded),Bending&Shearstressesof beams, slope anddeflectionof cantileverandsimply supportedbeams(pointload&UDL), direct&bendingstress,Eccentric loadingonmasonrypillars.

  1. THEORY OFSTRUCTURES

Differenttypesofframes-perfect,redundant&deficient, differencebetweenstaticallydeterminateand statically indeterminate frames,Analysisofperfectframes,differentmethods(namesonly),Gravitystructures–Dams&Retaining Walls(Rectangular&Trapezoidal sections), conditions of stability, Different types of failure of a Dam, Critical load on Columns–Euler’s, Rankine’s& B.I.S.Codeformula.

CONCRETE STRUCTURES

Working stress methodof designof simplysupportedR.C.C. rectangularbeams(singly&doublyreinforced) and slabs(oneway& twoway),Cantileverslabs,singly reinforcedT-Beams-DesignofReinforcements,Designofaxially loadedR.C.C.short columns (square,rectangular&circular)byI.S.CodeFormula, IsolatedR.C.C.squarefootingof column,BasicConceptofpre-stressed concrete –Materialsused.

STEELSTRUCTURES

Designofrivettedjoints,Failureofrivettedjoints,Eccentricrivettedconnections(brackets),Designofrolledsteelbeamsinflexure

&shearfor agivenload,designofaxially loadedcolumnsusing standardrolledI-sectionswithorwithoutplates,Design ofsimple truss.

TIMBERSTRUCTURES

Design ofsimple structures.

  1. CONSTRUCTIONMATERIALS & PRACTICE BUILDINGMATERIALS

Bricks–Traditional&Modular,Size&Weight,I.S.Classifications,TestingofBricks,Mortar&Concrete–differenttypes,Usual proportions,Specificuses,Slumpofconcrete,Recommendedvaluesofslumpforvariousworks, Water-Cementratio–itseffect onstrengthofconcrete,Curingofconcrete,Sourcesandusesofstone,Sand&lime,MosaicTiles&RoofTiles,Periodofcuring timbers,Commonly usedtimber inengineeringworks&their specificuses,Usesofplywood,LaminatedBoard,BlockBoard, ParticleBoard,Expandedmetal,Polymer,Plain&Frostedglass,Paints&Varnishes.

CONSTRUCTION

Foundation,Object,Shallow &DeepFoundation,Namesofdifferenttypes,theirusesin specificlocations,BrickMasonryworks, General principles& precautions,reinforced brickwork, itsadvantages, damp proofing– materialsused, causes&effect of dampness,roofsandroofcoverings–differenttypes–usesatspecificlocations,flooring,doors&windows–differenttypes– usesatspecificlocations,Stairs,differenttypes(namesonly),theirusesatspecificlocations,requirementsof agoodstairasper N.B.C.,Scaffolding,Shoring, Underpining,Formwork– materials used, characteristicsofgoodformwork,rulesfor removal of formwork Commonconstruction equipments.

 

  1. FIELD SURVEYING

Metricsurveyingchain,types–differenttypes,uses,TriangulationandTraversing,Tieline,Checkline&Baselineoffsets–

differenttypes,Field bookentry,Right anglesetting infieldwithinstruments andwithchainor tape.

Compass–differenttypes,uses, bearing,W.C.B.& R.B., Fore&Back bearing,Localattraction,Declination,Dip, closing error ofa compass traverse,causes,adjustment,permissibleerror incompasssurveying.

PlaneTablesurvey– suitability, advantages&disadvantages,methodsofplanetabling, equipments necessary.

Levelling, types of level&leveling staff(names only),temporary adjustment of level,reduction of level, level book entry,reciprocal andprofile levelling, correctionforcurvature&refraction,contouring,definition ofcontour,contour interval&horizontalequivalent, characteristics ofcontourlines, uses ofcontourmap,methods ofcontouring(namesonly).

TheodoliteSurvey–differenttypesoftheodolite,importanttermsinconnectionwiththeodolite,usesofatheodolite,theodolite traversing,latitude&departure, closingerror inatheodolitetraverse,adjustments,permissiblelimits oferror.

Curve setting – degree&radius ofa curve,their inter-relation, elementsofasimplecurve,classificationofcurves.

 

 

  1.  ESTIMATING,COSTING&CONTRACTS

Specification of works and materials, Estimates, different Types, general items of works, Unitsof measurement for building works asperB.I.S.Code,methodof measurementfordifferentitemsofworkandmaterials,presentmarketratesofmaterials&unitrate ofitems ofwork,floorarea, carpetareaandplintharea,F.A.R.,Rateanalysis–factorsgoverningit,scheduleofrates,analysisof ratesfor differentitemsofworksofabuilding.

Contracts–differenttypes,Contractdocuments,submission&openingofTender,earnestmoney,securitydeposit,measurement book,work orderbook,imprest andtemporaryadvance,materialatsiteaccount,suspenseaccount.

Valuation,functions ofaValuer,factors affecting thevalue ofa property,value& cost,scrapvalue, salvagevalue, assessedvalue, speculativevalue,sinkingfund, depreciation.

 

  1. PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING WATER SUPPLY

Sourcesofwater, groundwater(springs,infiltrationgalleries&wells),Acquifer,Tube-wells– methodsofboring,developmentof Tube-well,determinationoftubediameter,lengthanddiameterofastrainer,Motor&HandPump. Waterrequirementspercapita demand,domestic,industrial&firedemands,populationforecast.Intakeworks&transportationofwater,PurificationofWater, RemovalofSalinity,Arsenic&iron.RawwaterandTreatedWaterQuality.Treatment ofwater– plainsedimentation,feeding and mixingofcoagulants,flocculationdevices&clariflocculators,filters–rapid&slow sandfilters,removalof hardness,disinfections– methods&applications.DifferentPipematerials,Distributionof Waters,differentsystems&theirapplications,different appurtenances ofdistributionsystems, guidingregulationsofserviceconnectionsaccordingtoBengalMunicipalAct.

 

SANITARY ENGINEERING

Elementaryknowledge ofWater &Air Pollution andControl.Classification ofwaste, necessityofwaste disposal, differentsystems ofTransportationofsewage,Sewers–Types,Sewerage,Sewerappurtenances,layingof sewers,quantity ofsewage–domestic, industrial,stormwater&groundwaterinfiltration,estimationofrunoff,timeofconcentration,characteristicsofsewage–Physical

&Chemical(e.g.pH,colour,odour,turbidity,BOD,COD,nitrogen,chloride),sewagetreatmentprocesses-aerobic&anaerobic treatment,sewagetreatmentunits,activatedsludgeprocess,tricklingfilter,septictank,RuralSanitation,SolidWastedisposal

methods.

 

 

  1.  IRRIGATION

PRINCIPLES OF  IRRIGATION

Necessity&benefitsofirrigation–itsilleffects,typesofirrigationsystems,methodsofirrigation–surfaceirrigation,sprinkler irrigationandsub-surface irrigation.

HYDROLOGY

Measurementofrainfall–Symon’sraingauge,averagerainfalloveranareabyarithmeticalmeanmethod,Thiessenpolygon methodandIsohyetalmethod,Run off -factors affectingit.

WATER REQUIREMENT OF CROPS

Duty,Deltaandbaseperiod–theirinter-relations,factorsaffectingduty,methodsofimprovingduty,commandedarea,capacity factor,timefactor,outletfactor, cropratio, overlapallowance.

CANALS

Classificationofcanals,canallinings–Typesandadvantages,different partsofirrigationcanals–theirfunctions, designsofcanalsectionsfora givendischarge(usingKennedy&Kutter’sformula),DesignofcanalsectionsbyusingManningFormula,Canalstructures.

WELL  IRRIGATION

Shallowanddeepwells,yieldfromawell,advantages&disadvantages of well irrigation.

TUBEWELL IRRIGATION

PipedWaterIrrigation,DesignofPipelinesandlosses.

CROSS DRAINAGE WORKS

Aqueduct,super passage,siphonaqueduct, levelcrossing.

HEAD  WORKS

Object,layoutandfunctionsofheadworks,classificationofdams,differenttypesofearthendams,causesoffailureofearthen dams andsafety measures, differencebetweenweir, barrageanddams.

FLOOD  CONTROL

Methods offloodcontrol,reservoirs,floodwalls,channelimprovements,floodways.Cause&effect offlood.

RIVER  TRAININGWORKS

Objectives,differenttypes,guide bank,spurs,groynes, pitching,revetment,rip-rap.

  1. ROADS &HIGHWAYS INTRODUCTION

Classificationofrural(non-urban) & urbanroadsas perI.R.C., terrainclassificationasper I.R.C.

ROAD  GEOMETRICS

Roadalignment,verticaland horizontalcurves.Cross-sectionalelements,recommendedlandwidthfordifferentclassesofroads, recommendedspeeds,Camber-objective-recommendedvaluesofcamber for differenttypesofroads,Gradientsfor roadsindifferent terrains,Grade compensation atcurves on hillroads,super-elevation-objects, transition curves objects,sightdistance,different types, perceptiontime,brake-reactiontime,lagtime,lagdistance.Equipmentsusedin roadconstruction.

EARTH  WORK

Cutting,filling angleofrepose,allowance forsettlement, profile,benching, lead&lift,borrowpit&spoilbank.

CITY ROADS

Kerb&channel,pedestriancrossing,guideisland,refugeisland,trafficlane.

HILL ROADS

Retainingwalls, breast walls,weep holes,catchwater drains, hairpinbend,cliffgallery.

ROAD AGGREGATES

Differenttypes,requirements of goodroadaggregates,testingofroadaggregates(namesoftests&their objectives).

HIGHWAY  CONSTRUCTION

Roadstructure,componentparts,functions,soil stabilizationmethods, RoadDrainage. Water boundmacadamroads– materialsrequired– advantages&disadvantages. Bitumen–sources–types,Asphalt,Tar.

BituminousRoadTypes–Surfacedressing(single&doublecoat),Grouting(semi grout&fullgrout), premixtype(premixchipping carpet, premixmacadam& premixconcrete)–Functions,constructions,quantities ofmaterialsrequiredfor each type.

CementconcreteRoads:Pavement joints, necessitytypes,jointsealer,jointfiller,dowelbar,tiebar,mud pumping,

Culverts&Bridges–differences–componentparts–wingwall,AbutmentandPiers.

Classification of Bridges, Span, Flood discharge,  Waterway, Scouring, Depth of Foundation, Clearance and Free Board, Maintenance ofBridges.

  1. SOIL MECHANICS&FOUNDATIONENGINEERING Classificationofsoil–Particlesize–MIT&IS SieveAnalysis. Index, propertiesofsoil.

Phasediagramfordry,moistandsaturatedsoil,Definition–voidratio,porosity,watercontent,degreeofsaturation,Unitweight, Sp.Gr.,Density,bulkdensity,drydensity, submergeddensity, aircontent etc.

Consistencyofsoil–Moisturecontent&volumerelationship,Definition–AtterbergLimit,plasticityindex,densityindexshrinkage ratio.

Permeabilityofsoil–Darcy’slaw, coeff ofpermeability,factors affectingpermeability.

Compaction–DrydensitybyProctor’scompaction.

Consolidation – Difference between compaction &consolidation, compression index, coeff of compressibility, volume compressibility, coeff ofconsolidation,settlementoffoundation.

Shearstrength–Definitionofshearstrength and shearparameters.

EarthPressure–Activeandpassiveearthpressure,coeffofpassiveearthpressure–Rankine’searthpressuretheory,Angleof repose, pressureintensitydiagram,Resultantthrust.

Foundations–Shallow &deepfoundations,typesof shallow foundation(names&usesonly)typesofdeepfoundation(names&usesonly),Bearingcapacity, Terzaghis bearing capacityformula, assumptions&problems, plate loadtest.Pilefoundation– formularelated topile foundation,DynamicEngineeringNews formula,Hiley’sformula,static formula.

SoilStabilization–Principles,types–Mechanicalstabilization,cementstabilization,limestabilization,bitumen,stabilizationby grouting.

Soil exploration–Preliminary work–Sitereconnaissance,trial pits, boring.

Types of soilsamples–Procuring&handling ofdisturbedand undisturbedsamples. Presentation ofsoilinvestigationresult.

 

  1. CIVIL ENGINEERINGDRAWING

Isometricview,Developmentof surface.

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