The standard of the questions in Engineering subjects will be approximately of the level of Diploma in Engineering (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical). All the questions will be set in SI units. The details of the syllabus are given below:

Paper II

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, RMS and average values of alternating waves,
Representation of sinusoidal wave form, simple series and parallel AC Circuits consisting of
RL 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 of
frequency and phase angle Ammeter and voltmeter (both moving oil and moving iron type),
extension of rangeW, Multimeters, Megger, Energy meter AC Bridges Use of CRO, Signal
Generator, CT, PT and their uses Earth Fault detection

Electrical Machines
(a) DC Machine - Construction, Basic Principles of DC motors and
generators, their characteristics, speed control and starting of DC Motors, Method of braking
motor, Losses and efficiency of DC Machines (b) 1 phase and 3 phase transformers -
Construction, Principles of operation, equivalent circuit, voltage regulation, OC and SC
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 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 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, HRC 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

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, Buckling 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 H 2 O, 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)
First 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
Second 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
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 ie 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