JSSC Junior Engineer (Civil) recruitment 2014 | Exam Pattern | Exam Syllabus:

JSSC Junior Engineer (Civil) recruitment 2014 | Exam Pattern | Exam Syllabus:

JSSC  has issued a notification for the recruitment of Junior Engineer for Water Resources Department and Roads Construction Department. The candidatss will be recruited by Combined Competitive Examination 2014 (Back Log Vacancy) conducted by State Government of jharkhand (JSSC).

Advertisement no. 2/2014

Name of Post:
Junior Engineer (Water Resources Department)
Junior Engineer (Roads Construction Department)

No of posts: 102 Posts

Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) will conduct a Main Written exam after the completion of Preliminary exam. The Candidates who are going to face this exam and here this site provides recommended latest exam pattern and syllabus.

Exam Pattern : Exam Pattern for Jr. Engineer (Civil) Main written Exam:

  • The written examination will be in objective type.
  • Each un answer will get negative marking of 01 mark.

Exam Papers:   
Paper I : General Engineering (120 Questions) : 360 Marks
Paper II: Civil Engineering (180 Questions): 540 Marks

Time Duration:
Paper I : 02:00 hours : General Engineering
Paper II: 03:00 hours : Civil Engineering

Exam curriculum for Jr. Engineer (Civil) Main exam are as given below:

Exam Syllabus Subjects Contents
General Engineering Mechanical 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.
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.
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.
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 inter relationship 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, Tri axial test. Soil compaction, Laboratory compaction test, Maximum dry density and optimum moisture content, earth pressure theories, active and passive earth pressure, Bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, standard penetration test.
Civil Engineering Steel Design Steel design and construction of steel columns, beams, roof, trusses, plate, girders.
Building Materials Physical and chemical properties, classification, standard tests, uses and manufacture/quarrying of materials
Hydraulics Fluid properties, hydrostatics, measurement of flow, Bernoulli’s theorem and it’s application, flow through pipes, flow in open channel, weirs, flumes, spillways, pumps and turbines.
Environmental Engineering Quality of water, source of water supply, purification of water, distribution of water, need of sanitation, sewerage system, circular sewer, oval sewer, sewer appurtenances, sewage treatment. Surface water drainage. Solid waste management-types, effects, engineered management system. Air pollution-pollutants, causes, effects, control. Noise pollution-cause, health effect, control.
Estimating, Costing and Valuation Estimate, glossary of technical terms, analysis of rates, methods and unit of measurement, Item of works-Earth work, Brick work (Modular and traditional bricks), RCC work, Shuttering, Timber work, Painting, Flooring, Plastering. Boundary wall, Brick building, Water Tank, Septic Tank, Bar Bending Schedule, Center line method, Mid-section formula, Trapezoidal formula, Simpson’s rule. Cost estimate of Septic tank, flexible pavements, Tube well, isolate and combined footing, 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. Leveling, Definition of terms used in leveling, contouring, curvature and refraction corrections, temporary and permanent adjustment of dumpy level, methods of contouring, uses of contour map, tachometric survey, curve setting, earth work calculation, advanced surveying equipments.
Irrigation Engineering Definition , necessity, benefits, 211 effect 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 types of canals, types of canal irrigation, losses of water in canals. Canal lining-types and advantages. Shallow and deep tube 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 junctions, stations and yards. Traffic Engineering-Different Traffic Survey, speed-flow-density and their inter relationship, intersections and interchanges, traffic signals, traffic operation, traffic signs and marking, road safety.
Structural Engineering Elasticity constants, types of beams-determinate and indeterminate, bending moment and shear force diagram of simply supported, cantilever and over hanging beams. Moment of area and moment of inertia for rectangular and circular sections, bending moment and shear stress for tee, channel and compound section, 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 structure.
RCC Design RCC beam flexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, design of singly reinforced and double reinforced beam, cantilever beams. T-beams, lintels. One way and two way slabs, isolated footing. Reinforced brick works, columns, staircases, retaining wall, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State and Working Stress method).

Applicants are requested to carefully go through the full text of the advertisement on Indian Army Website www.indianarmy.nic.in regarding age relaxations, qualifications, subjects, fields of specializations and job requirements, etc. prescribed for each position and then fill up the application form carefully.

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