BPSC Assistant Engineer Exam Syllabus

BPSC Assistant Engineer Exam Syllabus

Bihar Public Service Commission

BPSC syllabus for the post of Assistant Engineer (Civil & Mechanical) with various departments, Govt. of Bihar. (Advt. No. 02/2017, 03/2017, 04/2017). PDF Syllabus of the exam is available at the bottom of this post.

Selection Procedure:
It includes three stages of examination.
1. Preliminary Exam
2. Main Exam
3. Interview


1. Preliminary Exam Pattern
Number of Question asked=150
General Engineering- 100 Q.
General Studies- 50 Q.
Duration- 3 Hrs.
Exam held on- 15 & 16 September 2018

2. Main Exam
It includes six papers

Compulsory (4 Papers)
i. General Hindi
ii. General English
iii. General Studies
iv. General Engineering

Elective (2 Papers)
Section-I (Objective)
Time-1 Hr.
Total Marks-100
Section-II (Subjective)
Time-2 Hrs.
Total Marks-100
Section-I (Objective)
Time-1 Hr.
Total Marks-100
Section-II (Subjective)
Time-2 Hrs.
Total Marks-100

Section-I (Objective)
Time-1 Hr.
Total Marks-100
Section-II (Subjective)
Time-2 Hrs.
Total Marks-100
Section-I (Objective)
Time-1 Hr.
Total Marks-100
Section-II (Subjective)
Time-2 Hrs.
Total Marks-100

Preliminary Exam Syllabus:

- This is common for both Mechanical and Civil Engineering stream.
Syllabus of General Engineering:
MOS (Mechanics of Solids)
~Generalised stress, strain & its laws
~ Stress-strain transformation
~Strain energy
~ Beam, column, shaft
~ Unsymmetrical bending shear centre
~Theories of failure

Engineering Mechanics
~ Application of Equilibrium equation
~ Equation of Motion
~ Work, Power & Energy

Environmental Engineering
~Water Pollution & Purification
~Waste Water Treatment
~Air Pollution & Its Control
~Ecoligical Balance
Building Materials
Methodology of Construction

Surveying & Measurement
~ Distance & Area Measurement
~ Direction & Slope Measurement
~ Elevation & Height Measurement
~ Common Survey Instruments
~ Electrical shop instruments (Ammeter, Voltmeter, Charge Meter, Insulation tester)
~ Energy Meter & their application of working
~ Mechanical Shop measurement & instruments
~ linear, angular, flatness, roundness measurement

Transportation Engineering

Engineering Materials & Construction
~Bricks lime, cement, aggregate
~Cast Iron & Steel
~ Non-ferrous materials
~ timber, paints & miscellaneous engineering materials
~ Testing of engineering materials

Engineering Economics & Management
~Principle of Engineering Economy
~Project Planning
~Construction Equipment & Safety
~Analysis of the rate of construction item

Fluid Mechanics
~Laminar & turbulent flow
~ Boundary Layer Theory
~ Continuity Equation
~ Bernoulli's Energy Equation
~ Flow Measurement
~ Dimensional Analysis
~ 1D Study

Fluid Machinery
~Impulse & Water Reaction turbine
~Pelton wheel turbine
~ Reciprocating & Centrifugal pump

HMT (Heat & Mass Transfer)
~Production of heat through single & multilayer bodies including wells & cylinder
~Natural & Forced Convection
~ Thermal Boundary Layer
~Stefen Boltzmann Law of Radiation
~ Kirchoffs Law, Black & Grey Body

~Thermodynamics Processes
~1st & 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
~Carnot cycle, Rankine cycle, Otto cycle, Diesel cycle.

~Electric circuit, Thevenin's theorem, Circuit law, Superposition theorem
~Introduction to Periodic function
~Series & Parallel connection in steady AC
~Circuit having an induction
~Resistance & Capacitance
~Emitter common equivalent circuit
~Magnetic effect of electric current
~Magnetic circuits
~Ideal Transformer
~Transformer as a circuit element.
~Electromagnetic energy conversion
~DC Motor & Generator performance
~AC Motor & Generator performance

Network Theory
Electrical Measuring Instrument
Electrical Machines 

Syllabus of General Studies:
Indian Polity
Science & Technology
General Awareness
Current Affairs

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