Section 1: Engineering Mathematics:
Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra; Systems of linear equations; Eigen values and Eigen vectors.
Calculus: Functions of single variable; Limit, continuity and differentiability; Mean value theorems, local maxima and minima; Taylor series; Evaluation of definite and indefinite integrals, application of definite integral to obtain area and volume; Partial derivatives; Total derivative; Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities; Directional derivatives; Line, Surface and Volume integrals.
Ordinary Differential Equation (ODE): First order (linear and non-linear) equations; higher order linear equations with constant coefficients; Euler-Cauchy equations; initial and boundary value problems.
Partial Differential Equation (PDE): Fourier series; separation of variables; solutions of one dimensional diffusion equation; first and second order one-dimensional wave equation and two dimensional Laplace equation.
Probability and Statistics: Sampling theorems; Conditional probability; Descriptive statistics – Mean, median, mode and standard deviation; Random Variables – Discrete and Continuous, Poisson and Normal Distribution; Linear regression.
Numerical Methods: Error analysis. Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations; Newton’s and Lagrange polynomials; numerical differentiation; Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule; Single and multi-step methods for first order differential equations.
Section 2: Structural Engineering:
Engineering Mechanics: System of forces, free-body diagrams, equilibrium equations; Internal forces in structures; Frictions and its applications; Centre of mass; Free Vibrations of un-damped SDOF system.
Solid Mechanics: : Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams; Simple
stress and strain relationships; Simple bending theory, flexural and shear stresses, shear
centre; Uniform torsion, Transformation of stress; buckling of column, combined and direct
Structural Analysis: Statically determinate and indeterminate structures by force/ energy
methods; Method of superposition; Analysis of trusses, arches, beams, cables and frames;
Displacement methods: Slope deflection and moment distribution methods; Influence lines;
Stiffness and flexibility methods of structural analysis.
Construction Materials and Management: Construction Materials: Structural Steel –
Composition, material properties and behaviour; Concrete - Constituents, mix design, short term and long-term properties. Construction Management: Types of construction projects;
Project planning and network analysis - PERT and CPM; Cost estimation.
Concrete Structures: Working stress and Limit state design concepts; Design of beams, slabs,
columns; Bond and development length; Pre-stressed concrete beams.
Steel Structures: Working stress and Limit state design concepts; Design of tension and
compression members, beams and beam- columns, column bases; Connections - simple and
eccentric, beam-column connections, plate girders and trusses; Concept of plastic analysis -
beams and frames.
Section 3: Geotechnical Engineering:
Soil Mechanics: Three-phase system and phase relationships, index properties; Unified and Indian standard soil classification system; Permeability - one dimensional flow, Seepage through soils – two - dimensional flow, flow nets, uplift pressure, piping, capillarity, seepage force; Principle of effective stress and quicksand condition; Compaction of soils; One dimensional consolidation, time rate of consolidation; Shear Strength, Mohr’s circle, effective and total shear strength parameters, Stress-Strain characteristics of clays and sand; Stress
Foundation Engineering: :Sub-surface investigations - Drilling bore holes, sampling, plate load
test, standard penetration and cone penetration tests; Earth pressure theories - Rankine and
Coulomb; Stability of slopes – Finite and infinite slopes, Bishop’s method; Stress distribution in
soils – Boussinesq’s theory; Pressure bulbs, Shallow foundations – Terzaghi’s and Meyerhoff’s
bearing capacity theories, effect of water table; Combined footing and raft foundation; Contact
pressure; Settlement analysis in sands and clays; Deep foundations – dynamic and static
formulae, Axial load capacity of piles in sands and clays, pile load test, pile under lateral loading,
pile group efficiency, negative skin friction.
Section 4: Water Resources Engineering:
Fluid Mechanics: Properties of fluids, fluid statics; Continuity, momentum and energy equations
and their applications; Potential flow, Laminar and turbulent flow; Flow in pipes, pipe networks;
Concept of boundary layer and its growth; Concept of lift and drag.
Hydraulics: Forces on immersed bodies; Flow measurement in channels and pipes;
Dimensional analysis and hydraulic similitude; Channel Hydraulics - Energy-depth relationships,
specific energy, critical flow, hydraulic jump, uniform flow, gradually varied flow and water
Hydrology: Hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evaporation, evapo-transpiration, watershed,
infiltration, unit hydrographs, hydrograph analysis, reservoir capacity, flood estimation and
routing, surface run-off models, ground water hydrology - steady state well hydraulics and
aquifers; Application of Darcy’s Law.
Irrigation: Types of irrigation systems and methods; Crop water requirements - Duty, delta,
evapo-transpiration; Gravity Dams and Spillways; Lined and unlined canals, Design of weirs on
permeable foundation; cross drainage structures.
Section 5: Environmental Engineering:
Water and Waste Water Quality and Treatment: Basics of water quality standards – Physical,
chemical and biological parameters; Water quality index; Unit processes and operations; Water
requirement; Water distribution system; Drinking water treatment.
Sewerage system design, quantity of domestic wastewater, primary and secondary treatment.
Effluent discharge standards; Sludge disposal; Reuse of treated sewage for different applications..
Air Pollution: Types of pollutants, their sources and impacts, air pollution control, air quality
standards, Air quality Index and limits.
Municipal Solid Wastes: Characteristics, generation, collection and transportation of solid
wastes, engineered systems for solid waste management (reuse/ recycle, energy recovery,
treatment and disposal).
Section 6. Transportation Engineering:
Transportation Infrastructure: Geometric design of highways - cross-sectional elements, sight
distances, horizontal and vertical alignments.
Geometric design of railway Track – Speed and Cant.
Concept of airport runway length, calculations and corrections; taxiway and exit taxiway design.
Highway Pavements: Highway materials - desirable properties and tests; Desirable properties
of bituminous paving mixes; Design factors for flexible and rigid pavements; Design of flexible
and rigid pavement using IRC codes.
Traffic Engineering: Traffic studies on flow and speed, peak hour factor, accident study,
statistical analysis of traffic data; Microscopic and macroscopic parameters of traffic flow,
fundamental relationships; Traffic signs; Signal design by Webster’s method; Types of
intersections; Highway capacity.
Section 7. Geomatics Engineering :
Principles of surveying; Errors and their adjustment; Maps - scale, coordinate system; Distance
and angle measurement - Levelling and trigonometric levelling; Traversing and triangulation
survey; Total station; Horizontal and vertical curves.
Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing - Scale, flying height; Basics of remote sensing and GIS.