The standard of paper in General ability test will be such as
may be expected of an Engineering Diploma holder. The standard of papers in
other subjects will be approximately be that of Diploma level of Indian
The candidate’s comprehension and understanding of General
English shall be tested through simple exercise such as provision of antonyms
and synonyms, fill in the blanks and multiple-choice exercises etc. This shall
also include questions on current events, general knowledge and such matters of
everyday observation and experience as may be expected of Diploma holder.
Applied Mathematics: Co-ordinate Geometry; Vector
Algebras, Matrix and Determinant ; Differential calculus ; Integral
calculus, Differential equation of second order; Fourier Series; Laplace
Transform; Complex Number; Partial Differentiation.
Applied Physics: Measurement-Units and Dimensions;
Waves, Acoustics, Ultrasonic; Light; Laser and its Applications; Atomic
Structure and Energy Levels.
Basic Electricity: Electrostatics, coulomb’s law,
Electric field, Gauss’s theorem, concept of potential difference; concept of
capacitance and capacitors; Ohm ‘s law, power energy, Kirchoff’s voltage and
current laws and their applications in simple DC circuits; Basic Magnetism;
Electro Magnetism; Electromagnetic induction; Concept of alternating voltage &
current; cells and Batteries ; Voltage and Current Sources; Thevenin’s theorem,
Norton’s theorem and their applications.
Electronic Devices and Circuits: Classification of
materials into conductor ,semi conductor, insulator etc. electrical properties,
magnetic materials, various types of relays, switches and connectors.
Conventional representation of electric and electronic circuit elements. Active
and Passive components; semi conductors Physics; Semi Conductor Diode; Bipolar
Transistor & their circuits; Transistor Biasing & Stabilization of operating
point; Single stage transistor amplifier; field effect transistor, Mosfet
Multistage Transistor Amplifier; Transistor Audio Power Amplifiers; Feedback in
Amplifier; Sinusoidal Oscillators; tuned Voltage Amplifier; Opto Electronics
Devices and their applications; Operational Amplifier; wave shaping and
switching circuits. Block diagram of I.C timer(such as 555) and its working;
Multivibrator circuits; Time base circuits; Thyristors and UJT; Regulated Power
Digital Techniques: Applications and advantages of
digital systems; number system(binary and hexadecimal); Logic Gates; Logic
Simplification; Codes and Parity; Arithmetic Circuits; Decoders. Display Devices
and Associated Circuits; Multiplexers and De-multiplexers; Latches and Flip
Flops; Counters; Shift Register; Memories; A/D and D/A converters.
Electrical: 3 phase vs single phase supply, Star
Delta Connections, relation between phase & line voltage, power factor and
their measurements; construction and principles of working of various types
of electrical measuring instruments, all types of motor and generator-AC &
DC transformers, starters, rectifiers, invertors, battery charges,
batteries, servo and stepper motors, contactor control circuits, switch
gear, relays, protection devices & schemes, substation, protection relaying,
circuit breaker, generator protection, transformer protection, feeder &
lightening protection, feeder & bus bar protection, lightening arrestor,
earthing, voltage stabilizer & regulators, power control devices & circuits,
phase controlled rectifiers, invertors, choppers, dual converters, cyclo
converters; power electronics application in control of drivers,
refrigeration & air conditioning.
Communication: Modulation and demodulations-principles
and operation of various types of AM, FM and PM modulators/demodulators; pulse
modulation-TDM,PAM,PPM,PWM; Multiplexing, Principles and applications of PCM.
Introduction of Basic block diagram of digital and data communication system;
coding error detection and correction techniques; Digital Modulation Techniques-ASK,ICW,FSK,SK;
Characteristics/working of data transmission circuits; UART,USART; Modems;
Protocols and their functions, brief idea of ISDN interfaces, local area
Network; Carrier telephony-Features of carrier telephone system.
Microwave Engineering; Microwave Devices; Waveguides; Microwave Components;
Microwave antennas; Microwave Communication System-Block diagram & working
principles of microwave communication link.
Network, Filters and Transmission Lines: Two point
network, Attenuator; Filters; Transmission Lines and their applications;
characteristic impedance of line; concept of reflection and standing waves on
transmission line; Transmission line equation; Principle of impedance matching;
Bandwidth consideration of transmission line.
Instruments and Measurements: Specification of
instruments-accuracy, precision, sensitivity, resolution range. Error in
measurement and loading effect; Principles of voltage, current and resistance
measurement; Transducers, measurement of displacement & strain, force & torque
measuring devices, flow of measuring devices, power control devices & circuits.
Types of AC milli voltmeters-Amplifier rectifier amplifier: Block diagram
explanation of a basic CRO and a triggered sweep oscilloscope, front panel
controls; Impedance Bridges and Q-Meters.Principles of working and specification
of logic probes, signal analyzer and logic analyzer, signal generator,
distortion factor meter, spectrum analyzer.
Control Systems: Basic elements of control system ,
open and closed loop system, concepts of feedback. Block diagram of control
system, Time lag, hysterisis linearity concepts; Self regulating and non self
regulating control systems. Transfer function of simple control components,
single feedback configuration.Time response of systems.
Stability Analysis; Characteristics equation. Routh’s table, Nyquist Criterion,
Relative stability, phase margin and gain margin. Routh Harwitz criterion; Root
Locus technique, Bode plot, Power plot, gain margin and phase margin.
Microprocessors: Typical organization of microcomputer
system and functions of its various blocks, Architecture of a Microprocessor;
Memories and I/O Interfacing; Brief idea of M/C & assembly languages, Machines
and Mnemonic codes; Instructions format and Addressing mode; concept Instruction
set; programming exercises in assembly language; concept of interrupt; Data
transfer techniques-sync data transfer, async data transfer, interrupt driven
data transfer, DMA, serial output data, serial input data.
Computer: Computers and its working, types of
computers, familiarization with DOS and window concept of file, directory,
folder, Number Systems; Data Communication. Programming-Elements of a high level
programming language, PASCAL, C; use of basic data structures; Fundamentals of
computer architecture, Processor design, control unit design; Memory
organization. I/O System Organization. Microprocessor-microprocessor
architecture, instruction set and simple assembly level programming.
Microprocessor based system design: typical examples. Personal computers and
their typical uses, data communication principles, types and working principles
of modems, Network principles, OSI model, functions of data link layer and
network layer, networking components; communication protocol-x.25, TCP/IP.
Database Management System-basic concepts, entity relationship model, relational
model, DBMS based on relational model.