UPPSC Combined State Engineering Services (General Recruitment/Special Recruitment) Examination-2019



Assistant Engineer (Civil/ Mechanical/Electrical) Essential- Must possess a degree in Civil or Mechanical or Electrical Engineering as the case may be, from an institution or university recognized by the Government, or be a qualified Associate Member of the institution of Engineer (India) Civil Engineering Branch or Mechanical Engineering Branch or Electrical Engineering Branch, as the case may be.

PREFERENTIAL: A candidate who has. (i) served in the

Territorial Army for a minimum period of two years, or (ii) obtained a “B” Certificate of N.C.C. or (iii) Successfully completed one-year training as a trainee, shall other things being equal, be given preference in the matter of direct recruitment.


Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have crossed the age of 40 years on July 1, 2019, i.e. they must have not been born earlier than 2nd July 1979 and not later than July 1, 1998. For PH candidates, the maximum age limit is 55 years i.e. they must have not been born before 02 July 1964.


The dates and venue for the examination shall be informed by the Commission later on through the e-Admit Card. (II) All original certificates shall be verified at the time of the interview. Candidates will also be required to furnish four passport size Photographs, two unattested and two attested by their Head of Department or Head of the Institution where they received education or by a Gazetted Officer at the time of Interview. (III) Candidates serving under the Central or State Government will have to produce ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer at the time of interview issued by the competent authority.

The candidates must enclose self-attested copies of all certificates in support of their claims rendered in the application form for the examination. If they do not enclose self-attested copies of all certificates in support of their all claims, their candidature shall be canceled. The candidates will have to fill up the prescribed Application Form before the interview (Viva-VoceTest).


(1) As per the decision of the UPPSC a candidate will be liable to be debarred from this examination and all other future examinations and selections up to a maximum period of five years for furnishing any wrong information in his/her application form which cannot be substantiated by relevant documents or for any other malpractice.

(2) The claim of category, subcategory, domicile, gender, date of birth, name, and address will be valid only till the last date of online application. On the submission of false/misleading information, the candidature will be canceled. In this regard, no application for error correction/modification shall be acceptable. The incomplete application form shall be summarily rejected and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.

(3) The date of birth of the candidates shall be admissible as entered in High School Certificate. The candidate will have to attach his/her High School or Equivalent Examination Certificate with the application form of Examination. No Other Certificate shall be acceptable for Date of Birth and if it is not attached with the application it shall be rejected.

(4) The candidates will have to enclose self-attested copies of Marksheets, Certificates & Degrees along with the application form of examination in support of their claims of Educational Qualifications. If they do not enclose self-attested copies of certificates/documents in support of their claims, the application shall be rejected.

(5) The benefit of reservation to the categories of Handicapped persons of the society shall be given only on the posts which shall be identified by the Government for their Subcategory. For this benefit, the Handicapped persons must produce a certificate of being handicapped in that Subcategory issued by prescribed Medical Officer/Specialist and countersigned by the Chief Medical Officer according to Rule 3 of U.P. Public Service (Reservation for physically Handicapped, Dependent of Freedom Fighters and Ex-Servicemen (Amendment) Act, 2018. It is worthwhile mentioning that as per section-3 of the said Act, the new identification of post has not yet been received from the government, however as per identification (Category/Subcategory) mentioned in requisitions received from the Appointing authorities the selection process will be completed accordingly.

(6) The Ex-Army personnel must be discharged from the army up to the last date prescribed for receipt of applications.

(7) Date, time and venue, etc. of examination along with Roll No. will be communicated to the candidates through e-Admit Cards, Candidates will have to appear at the center/venue allotted to them by the Commission. No change in center/ venue is permissible and no application shall be entertained in this regard.

(8) The candidature of such candidates who are subsequently found ineligible according to the terms laid down in advertisement will be canceled and any claim for the Examination will not be entertained. The decision of the Commission regarding the eligibility of the candidates shall be final.

(9) The Application/candidature will be rejected/canceled if the application is not submitted on a prescribed form, date of birth is not mentioned or wrong date of birth is mentioned, overage, underage, not fulfilling the minimum educational qualifications, an application received after last date and no signature under-declaration in the format.

(10) The Commission may admit the candidates provisionally after summarily checking of the application but if it is found at any stage that applicant was not eligible or that his/her application should have been rejected or was not entertainable initially, his/her candidature will be rejected and if the candidate is selected, the recommendation of the Commission for appointment shall be withdrawn.

(11) The Commission reserves the right of canceling the candidature of any candidate found indulging in any malpractice i.e. copying in examination hall or indiscipline, misbehavior or anvassing for his/her candidature. On violation of these instructions, the candidates may be debarred from this examination as well as future examinations. In this regard, the decision of the Commission shall be final.

(12) In all communications to the Commission, the candidates must mention the name of examination, advertisement No., registration No., date of birth, father’s/husband’s name and also the Roll Number, if communicated.

(13) Candidates selected for appointment will have to undergo Medical Examination as required under the Rules.

(14) 2 times candidates to the number of vacancies shall be called for interview on the basis of examination. It is essential for the candidates to appear in the interview as the place of candidates will depend on the aggregate of marks obtained in written examination and interview (on some of these post recruitment shall be made on the basis of total marks obtained in the written examination, according to the provision of concerned service rules). Preferences for Deptt. wise posts will be asked at the time of interview which will be treated final and no change therein will be admitted later.

(15) The candidates who are appearing in the Examination of essential qualifications prescribed for the posts need not apply, because they are not eligible.

(16) While filling the OMR answer sheets the candidates “must use Black Ball Point Pen only”. Use of any other pen or pencil is strictly prohibited.

(17) Candidates are directed to fill in all the entries correctly in the OMR Answer Sheet. In case of leaving them blank or filling them erroneously, the candidate will be wholly responsible for the same & the commission will not evaluate his/her OMR Answer Sheet. The information filled in the OMR Answer Sheets must not be erased by whitener, blade or rubber, etc.

(18) Candidates shall be provided OMR Answer Sheets in duplicates i.e. original copy and candidate’s copy. After completion of the examination, the candidates are required to hand over the original copy to the Invigilator and the candidate’s copy to keep with them.

(19) In the Examination for the objective type Question papers, penalty (Negative Marking) shall be imposed for wrong answers given by the candidates which is as below:- (i) There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty. (ii) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be the same penalty as above for that question. (iii) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate there will be no penalty for that question.

(20) The minimum efficiency standard for S.C. & S.T. candidates is fixed 35% i.e. the Candidates of these Categories shall not be placed in the merit/select list if they have secured less than 35% marks in the examination. Similarly, the minimum efficiency standard for the candidates of other categories is fixed 40% i.e. such candidates shall not be placed in the merit/select list if they have secured less than 40% marks in the examination. All such candidates who have secured less marks than the marks of minimum efficiency standard as fixed by the Commission shall be treated as qualified.

Date of Commencement of Online Application: 30.12.2019

Last Date for Receipt of Examination Fee On-line in the Bank: 27.01.2020

Last Date for Online Submission of Application: 30.01.2020


(i) General Recruitment: 692

(ii) Special Recruitment: 20




Units and Dimensions, SI units, vectors, the concept of force, Concept of particle and rigid body Concurrent, Non- Concurrent and parallel forces in a plane, a moment of force and variation’s theorem free body diagram, conditions of equilibrium Principle of virtual work, equivalent force system.

First and Second Moment of area, Mass moment of inertia, Static Friction, inclined plane and bearings, kinematics and kinetics, kinematics in Cartesian and Polar Coordinates, motion under uniform and non-uniform acceleration, motion under gravity, Kinetics of particle: Momentum and Energy principles, D` Alembert`s Principle, Collision of elastic bodies, rotation of rigid, bodies, simple harmonic motion.

STRENGTH OF MATERIALS: Simple Stress and Strain, Elastic constants, axially loaded compression members, Shear force and bending moment, a theory of simple bending, bending stress, Shear Stress, Beams of uniform strength, Leaf Spring, close coiled helical springs, Strain Energy in direct stress, bending & shear. Deflection of beams; Macaulay’s method, Mohr’s Moment area method, Conjugate beam method, unit load method, Torsion of Shafts, Transmission of power, Elastic stability of columns, Euler’s Rankin’s and Secant formulae. Principal stresses and strains in two dimensions, Mohr’s Circle, Theories of Elastic Failure, Thin and Thick cylinder, Stresses due to internal and external pressure- Lame’s equations.

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS: Castiglianios theorems I and II, unit load method of consistent deformation applied to beams and pin jointed trusses. Slope-deflection, moment distribution, Kani’s method of analysis and column Analogy method applied to indeterminate beams and rigid frames. Rolling loads and influence lines: Influence lines for reactions of a beam, shear force and bending moment at a section of beam. Criteria for maximum shear force and bending moment in beams traversed by a system of moving loads, influence lines for simply supported plane pin jointed trusses, Arches: Three hinged, two hinged and fixed arches, rib shortening and temperature effects, influence lines in arches, Matrix methods of analysis: Force method and displacement method of analysis of indeterminate beams and rigid frames. Plastic Analysis of beams and frames: Theory of plastic bending, plastic analysis, statical method, Mechanism method. Unsymmetrical bending: Moment of inertia, a product of inertia, the position of the neutral axis and principal axis, calculation of bending stresses.



STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN: Reinforced Concrete:  Factors of safety and load factors, riveted, bolted and welded joints and its connections, Design by working, stress/limit state method of tension and compression member, beams of built-up section, riveted and welded plate girders, gantry girders, stanchions with battens and lacings, slab and gussetted column bases, Design of highway and railway bridges: Through and deck type plate girder, Warren girder, Pratt truss.


Reinforced Concrete: Working Stress and Limit State Method of design-Recommendations of B.I.S. codes, design of one way and two-way slabs, stairs-case slabs, simple and continuous beams of rectangular, T and L sections, compression members under direct load with or without eccentricity, Isolated and combined footings, Cantilever and counter-fort type retaining walls, Water tanks: Design requirements as per B.I.S. code for rectangular and circular tanks resting on ground, Prestressed concrete: Methods and systems of prestressing, anchorages, analysis and design of sections for flexure based on working stress, losses of prestress, Earthquake resistant design of building as per BIS code. Design of brick masonry as per I.S. Codes, Design of masonry retaining walls.


Building Materials, Construction Technology, Planning, and Management

Building Materials: Physical properties of construction materials with respect to their use: stones bricks, tiles, lime, glass, cement, mortars, Concrete, concept of mix design, pozzolans, plasticizers, superplasticizers, Special concrete: roller-compacted concrete, mass concrete, self-compacting concrete, Ferro cement, fiber reinforced concrete, high strength concrete, high-performance concrete, Timber: properties, defects, and common preservation treatments, Use and selection of materials for various uses e.g. Low-cost housing, mass housing, high rise buildings.

Constructions Technology, Planning, and Management:

Masonry constructions using brick, stone, construction detailing and strength characteristics paints, varnishes, plastics, waterproofing, and damp proofing materials. Detailing of walls, floors, roofs, staircases, doors, and windows. Plastering, pointing, flooring, roofing and construction features. Retrofitting of buildings, Principle of planning of building for residents and specific uses, National Building code provisions and uses. Basic principles of detailed and approximate estimating, specifications, rate analysis, principles of valuation of real property. Machinery for earthwork, concreting and their specific uses, factors affecting selection of construction equipment, operating cost of equipment. Construction activity, schedules, organizations, quality assurance principles. A basic principle of network CPM and PERT uses in construction monitoring, cost optimization, and resource allocation. Basic principles of economic analysis and methods. Project profitability: Basis principles of financial planning, simple toll fixation criterions.



Types of soils, phase relationships, consistency limits particle size distribution, classifications of soils, structure and clay mineralogy. Capillary water, effective stress, and pore water pressure, Darcy’s Law, factors affecting permeability, determination of permeability, the permeability of stratified soil deposits. Seepage pressure, quick sand condition, compressibility, and consolidation, Terzaghi’s theory of one-dimensional consolidation, consolidation test.

Compaction of soil, field control of compaction total stress and effective stress parameters, pore pressure parameters, shear strength of soils, Mohr-Coulomb failure theory, Shear tests.

Earth pressure at rest, active and passive pressures, Rankin’s theory Coulomb’s wedge theory, Graphical method of earth pressure on retaining wall, sheet pile walls, braced excavation, bearing capacity, Terzaghi and other important theories, net and gross bearing pressure.

Immediate and consolidation settlement, the stability of the slope, total stress and effective stress methods, conventional methods of slices, stability number.

Subsurface exploration, methods of boring, sampling, penetration tests, pressuremeter tests, essential features of foundation, types of foundation, design criteria, choice of type of foundation, stress distribution in soils, Boussinessq’s theory, Westergaard method, Newmark’s chart, pressure bulb, contact, pressure, applicability of different bearing capacity theories, evaluation of bearing capacity from filed tests, allowable bearing capacity, settlement analysis, allowable settlement, proportioning of footing, isolated and combined footings, rafts, pile foundation, types of piles, plies capacity, static and dynamic analysis, design of pile groups, pile load test, settlement of piles lateral loads, foundation for bridges, Ground improvement techniques: sand drains, stone columns, grouting, soil stabilization geotextiles and geomembrane, Machine foundation: Natural frequency, design of machine foundations based on the recommendation of B.I.S. codes.


Part – A 


Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties and their roles in fluid motion, fluid statics including forces acting on plane and curved surfaces, Kinematics and Dynamics of Fluid flow: Velocity and acceleration, streamlines, equation of continuity, irrotational and rotational flow, velocity potential and stream functions, flow net, methods of drawing flow net, source and sink, flow separation, free and forced vortices.

Flow control volume equation, continuity, momentum and energy equations, Navier-Strokes equation, Euler’s equation of motion and application to fluid flow problems, pipe flow, plane, curved, stationary and moving vanes sluice gates, weirs, orifice meters, and Venturi meters.

Dimensional Analysis and Similitude: Buckingham’s Pi-theorem, dimensionless parameters, similitude theory, model laws, undistorted and distorted models.

Laminar Flow: Laminar flow between parallel, stationary and moving plates, flow through pipes.

Boundary-Layer: Laminar and turbulent boundary layer on a flat plate, laminar sub-layer, smooth and rough boundaries, submerged flow, drag and lift and its applications.

Turbulent flow through pipes: Characteristics of turbulent flow, velocity distribution, pipe friction factor, hydraulic grade line and total energy line, siphons, expansion and contractions in pipes pipe networks, water hammer in pipes and surge tanks.

Open Channel Flow: Flow types, uniform and non-uniform flows, momentum, and energy correction factors, Specific energy and specific force, critical depth, resistance equations and roughness coefficient, rapidly varied flow, flow in transitions, Brink flow, Hydraulic jump and its applications, waves and surges, gradually varied flow, classification of surface profiles, control section, Integration of varied flow equation and their solution.


Centrifugal pumps-Types, characteristics, Net Positive Suction-head (NPSH), specific speed, Pumps in series and parallel.

Reciprocating pumps, Air vessels, Hydraulic ram, efficiency parameters, Rotary and positive displacement pumps, diaphragm, and jet pumps.

Hydraulic turbines: Types, classification, Choice of turbines, performance parameters, controls, characteristics, specific speed.

Principles of hydropower development: Types, layouts, and component works, surge tanks, ‘types and choice, Flow duration curves and dependable flow, Storage and pondage, Pumped storage plants, Special types of hydel plants.

Part – B

 Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering

Hydrology: Hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evaporation, transpiration, infiltration, overland flow, hydrographs, flood frequency analysis, flood routing through a reservoir, channel flow routing- Muskingum method.

Ground Water flow: Specific yield, storage coefficient, coefficient of permeability, confined and unconfined aquifers, radial flow into a well under confined and unconfined conditions, Open wells and tube wells.

Ground and surface water recourses single and multipurpose projects, the storage capacity of reservoirs, reservoir losses, reservoir sedimentation.  Water requirements of crops consumptive use, duty, and delta, irrigation methods, Irrigation efficiencies.

Canals: Distribution systems for canal irrigation, canal capacity, canal losses, alignment of main and distributary canals, Design of canal by Kennedy’s and Lacey’s theories, Water logging and its prevention.

Diversion head works Components, Principles, and design of weirs on permeable and impermeable foundations, Khosla’s theory, Bligh’s creep theory Storage work.

Cross drainage works. Types of dams, design principles of gravity and earth dams, stability analysis. Spillways: Spillway types of energy dissipation.

River training: Objectives of river training, methods of river training and bank protection.

 Part – C 

Transportation Engineering

Highway Engineering: Principles of Highway alignments, classification, and geometric design, elements, and standards for roads.

Pavement: Flexible and rigid pavements Design principles and methodology. Construction methods and materials for stabilized soil. WBM, Bituminous works and Cement Concrete roads.

Surface and sub-surface drainage arrangements for roads, culvert structures. Pavement distresses and strengthening by overlays.

Traffic surveys and their application in traffic planning, Typical design features for channelized, intersection, rotary, etc., signal designs, standard traffic signs, and markings.

Railway Engineering: Permanent way, ballast, sleeper, chair and fastenings, points, crossings, different types of turn outs, cross-over, setting out of points, Maintenance of track, super elevation, creep of rails ruling gradients, track resistance tractive effort, curve resistance, Station yards, and station buildings, platform sidings, turn outs, Signals and interlocking, level crossings.

Airport Engineering: Layouts, Planning, and design.

Part – D

 Environmental Engineering

Water supply: Estimation of water demand, impurities in water and their significance, physical, chemical and bacteriological parameters and their analysis, waterborne diseases, standards for potable water.

Water collection & treatment: Intake structures, principles and design of sedimentation tank, coagulation cum flocculation units slow sand filter, rapid sand filter, and pressure filter, theory & practices of chlorination, water softening, removal of taste and salinity, Sewerage Systems, Domestic and industrial wastes, storm, sewage, separate and combined systems, flow through sewers, design of sewers.

Wastewater characterization: Solids, Dissolved Oxygen (DO), BOD COD, TOC, and Nitrogen, Standards for disposal of effluent in normal watercourse and on to land.

Wastewater treatment: Principles and design of wastewater treatment units–, Screening, grit chamber, sedimentation tank activated sludge process, trickling filters, oxidation ditches, oxidation ponds, septic tank; Treatment and disposal of sludge; recycling of wastewater.

Solid waste management: Classification, Collection and disposal of solid waste in rural and urban areas, Principles of solid waste management.

Environmental pollution: Air and water pollution and their control acts. Radioactive waste and their disposal Environmental impact assessment of Thermal Power Plants, mines and river valley projects, Sustainable development.

Part – E 

Survey and Engineering Geology

Surveying: Common methods and instruments for distance and angle measurements in Civil Engineering work, their use in plane table traverse survey, leveling, triangulation, contouring, and topographical maps. Survey layouts for culverts canal, bridge, roads, railway alignment, and buildings.

Basic principles of photogrammetry and remote sensing.

Introduction to Geographical information system.

Engineering Geology: Basic concepts of Engineering geology and its applications in projects such as dams, bridges and tunnels.


Engineering Mechanics: Analysis of force systems, friction, cendtroid and center of gravity, trusses, and beams, the principle of virtual work, kinematics and kinetics of particle, kinematics, and kinetics of rigid bodies.

Mechanism and Machines: Velocity and acceleration of links, cams and followers gears and gear train clutches, belt drives, brakes and dynamometers, Flywheel and governors, balancing of rotating and reciprocating masses, balancing of multi-cylinder engines, Free and forced vibration, damped vibration, whirling of shafts.

Mechanics of Solids: Stresses and strains, compound stresses strains, Torsion of circular shafts, stresses and deflections in beams unsymmetrical bending, curved beams, Thin and thick cylinders, and spheres, Buckling of columns, Energy methods, helical and leaf springs.

Design of Machine Elements: Design for Static and dynamic loading, Theories of failure, fatigue principles of design of riveted, welded and bolted joints, shafts, springs, bearings, brakes, clutches, and flywheels.

Engineering Materials: Crystal systems and crystallography, crystal imperfections, Alloys, and phase diagrams, Heat treatment, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and alloys, mechanical properties, and testing.

Manufacturing: Metal casting, metal forming, metal joining, Mechanics of metal cutting, machining, and machine tool operations, unconventional machining methods limits, fits and tolerances, inspection: Surface roughness, comparators, computer integrated manufacturing, Flexible manufacturing systems, jigs, and fixtures.

Industrial Engineering: Production, planning, and control, inventory control and operation, research, CPM and PERT.

Mechatronics and Robotics: Microprocessors and microcontrollers, Architecture, Programming, Computer interfacing Programmable logic controller, sensors and actuators, Piezoelectric accelerometers, Hall effect sensors, optical encoder, resolver, Inductosyn, Pneumatic, and Hydraulic Actuators, stepper motor, control system, mathematical modeling, control signals, controllability and observability, Robotics: Robot classification, robot specification. Notation: Direct and inverse kinematics homogeneous co-ordinates and arm equation of four-axis SCARA robots.

                            MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (PAPER-II)

Thermodynamics: Thermodynamic systems and processes, properties of pure substances, concepts and applications of zeroth, first and the second law of thermodynamics, entropy, availability and irreversibility, detailed analysis of thermodynamic cycles, ideal and real gases, fuels and combustion.

Fluid Mechanics: Basic concepts and properties of fluids, manometry, fluid statics, buoyancy, equations of motion, Bernoulli’s equation and applications, Viscous flow of incompressible fluids, laminar and turbulent flows, Flow through pipes and head losses in pipes, dimensional analysis, Forces on immersed bodies and boundary layer over a flat plate, isentropic and adiabatic flows, normal shock waves.

Heat Transfer: Modes of heat transfer, steady and unsteady heat conduction, thermocouple time constant, critical thickness of insulation, heat transfer from fins, momentum and energy equations for boundary layer flow on a flat plate. Free and forced convection, radiation heat transfer, Stefan-Boltzmann law, shape factor, black and grey body radiation heat exchange, boiling and condensation, heat exchanger analysis, LMTD, and NTU – effectiveness methods.

Energy conversion: SI and CI engines, performance characteristics and testing of IC engines, combustion phenomena in SI and CI engines, carburetion and fuel injection systems, emissions and emission control. Reciprocating and rotary pumps, Pelton wheel, Francis and Kaplan turbines, velocity diagrams impulse and reaction principles steam and gas turbines; Rankine and Brayton cycles with regeneration and reheat, high-pressure boilers, draft, condensers. Unconventional power systems, including nuclear, MHD, biomass, wind and tidal systems, utilization of solar energy; Reciprocating and rotary compressors; theory and applications, Theory of propulsions, pulsejet and ramjet engines.

Environmental control: Vapour compression, vapor absorption, steam jet, and air refrigeration systems, properties of refrigerant and their nomenclature, psychometrics properties and processes, psychrometric relations, use of psychrometric chart, load estimation, supply air conditions, sensible heat factors, air conditioning system layout, comfort chart, comfort, and industrial air conditioning.


Networks and Systems: Steady-state and Transient-state Analysis of systems, Thevenin’s-, Norton’s-, Superposition- and Maximum Power Transfer-theorems, Driving point Transfer functions, Two-port networks, Laplace and Fourier transform and their applications in Network analysis, Z-transforms for discrete systems, R-L, R-C & L-C network synthesis.

E.M. Theory: Analysis of electrostatic and magnetostatic fields, Laplace, Poisson and Maxwell equations, solution of boundary value problems, electromagnetic wave propagation, ground and space waves, Propagation between Earth Station and Satellites.

Control systems: Mathematical modeling of dynamic linear continuous systems, Block diagrams and signal flow graphs, time-response specifications, steady-state error, Routh- Hurwitz criterion, Nyquist techniques, Root Loci, Bode Plots, Polar Plot, and stability analysis, Lag-, Lead-, Lag-Lead-compensation, state-space modeling, state transition matrix, controllability, and observability.

Elements of Electronics: Basics of semiconductor diodes, BJT, FET and their chracteristics, different types of transistors and FET amplifiers equivalent circuits and frequency response, feedback oscillators, Colpitts oscillator, and Hartley Oscillator, Operational amplifiers-characteristics and applications.

Power System Analysis and Design: Line parameters and calculations, Performance of Transmission lines, Mechanical design of overhead lines and Insulators, Corona and radio interference Parameters of single- and three-core Cables, Bus admittance matrix, Load flow equations and methods of solutions, Fast-decoupled load flow, Balance- and Unbalanced-faults analysis, Power system stability, Power system transients and travailing Waves, EHV Transmission, HVDC transmission, Concepts of FACTS, Voltage Control and Economic operation, Concepts of distributed generation, solar and wind power, smart grid concepts.

Elements of Electrical Machines:- General concepts of E.m.f., m.m.f., and torque in rotating machines, DC Machines: motor and generator characteristics, equivalent circuits, commutation, and amature reaction, starting and speed controls of motors; Synchronous Machines: performance, regulation, Parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications, Transformers: phasor-diagram and equivalent circuit, efficiency, and voltage regulation, auto-transformers, 3-phase transformers.

Measurement: Basic methods of measurement, Precision, and standards, error analysis, Bridges and Potentiometers; moving coil, moving iron, dynamometer and induction type instruments, measurement of voltage, current, power, energy, and power factor, instrument transformers, digital voltmeters and multimeters, phase-, time- and frequency measurement, Q-meters Oscilloscopes, Basics of sensors, and data acquisition system, Instrumentation systems for pressure and temperature measurements.


Power Electronics and Drives: Semiconductor, power, diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, GTOs, MOSFETs and IGBTs static characteristics and principles of operation, triggering circuits single-phase and three-phase controlled rectifiers-fully controlled and half controlled, smoothing and filters regulated power supplies, DC-DC choppers and inverters, speed control circuits for DC and A.C. drives, Basics of electric drives: types, quadrant operation, reversing and braking of electric motors, estimation of power ratings, traction motors.

Digital Electronics: Boolean algebra, logic gates, combinational and sequential logic circuits, multiplexers, multivibrators, sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, basics of filter circuits and applications, active filters, semiconductor memories.

Microwaves and Communication systems: Electromagnetic waves in guided media, waveguide components, resonators, microwave tubes, microwave generators, and amplifiers.

Analog Communication basics:  Modulation and demodulation, noise and bandwidth, transmitters and receivers, signal to noise ratio, digital communication basics, sampling, quantizing, coding frequency- and time-domain multiplexing, sound and vision broadcast, antennas, transmission lines at audio and ultra-high frequencies.

Induction and special Machines: Three-phase Induction motors Rotating magnetic field, Torque-slip characteristics, Equivalent Circuit, and determination of its parameters, starters, speed control, Induction generators. Single-phase Induction motors: Theory and phasor diagrams, characteristics, starting and applications, repulsion motor, series motor: E.m.f. equation and phasor diagram and performance, servo motors, stepper motors, reluctance motors, brushless DC motors (BLDC).

Power system protection and Switchgear: Methods of Arc Extinction, Restriking voltages and recovery voltage, testing of circuit breakers, Protective relays, protective schemes for power system equipment, surges in transmission lines and protection.

Numerical Methods:  Solution of non-linear algebraic equations, single and multistep methods for the solution of differential equations.

Electrical Engineering Material: Crystal structure and defects, conducting, insulating and magnetizing Materials, super-conductors.

Elements of Microprocessors: the Data representation and representation of integer and floating-point numbers. Organization and programming of a microprocessor, ROM and RAM memories CPU of a microcomputer, interfacing memory and I/O devices, Programmable peripheral and communication interface. Application of microprocessors.