BPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus

Bihar Public Service Commission conducts BPSC AE Examination to recruit for Civil, Electrical and Mechanical posts. The Commission will conduct the selection procedure consisting of a written examination & interview. 

This article provides information regarding the BPSC AE Syllabus (for Civil, Mechanical and Electrical). For more details on BPSC Assistant Engineer, refer to the linked article. 

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BPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus

BPSC AE examination for civil, electrical, and mechanical consists of 6 papers(4 compulsory papers and 2 optional papers). Compulsory papers are objective type papers with the subjects/topics General English, General Hindi, General Studies and General Engineering Science. Optional papers are also objective. The syllabus for all the 6 papers are given below.

BPSC Assistant Engineer Compulsory Papers- Syllabus

Subject Syllabus
General English (Paper 1) Error Detection, Direct and Indirect Speech, Active and Passive Voice, Jumbled Sentence, Sentence Rearrangement, Reading Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks, Cloze Test, Sentence Improvement, One Word Substitution
General Hindi (Paper 2) व्याकरण (Grammar), शब्दावली (Vocabulary), शब्दों का उपयोग (Usage of Words), रस, अलंकार, समास, सन्धि, पर्यायवाची शब्द /समानार्थी शब्द (Synonyms), विलोम (Antonyms), तत्सम एवं तदभव, वाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण, लोकोक्तियाँ एवं मुहावरे (Idioms & Phrases), त्रुटि से सम्बंधित अनेकार्थी शब्द, वर्तनी (Spelling), वाक्य संशोधन, कारक, लिंग (Gender), वचन (Singular/Plural)
General Studies (Paper 3)  Polity, Bihar GK , Economy, Physics, Physics, Botany, Zoology, Current Affairs, Static GK, Awards & Honours, Currencies & Capitals, Geography
General Engineering

(Paper 4)

Electrical Measuring Instrument, Energy Conversion, Mechanics of Solids, Methodology of Constructions, Transport Phenomenon, Engineering Economy & Management, Engineering Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Environment Engineering

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BPSC Assistant Engineer Optional Papers Syllabus

Civil Engineering
Paper Topics Sub-Topics
Civil Paper 5 Structure
  • Determination and stability, 
  • Internal and external forces, 
  • Special positional reinforcement and inelastic beam structure, 
  • Frames and arches, 
  • Structure theory, 
  • Method of reinforcement and flexibility, 
  • Matrix method, 
  • Determination of elastic stability of pillars and analysis of impact lines for non-conforming structures and Robust analysis of dam and silt.
Structural Design
  • RCC beams, sills, pillars, shear and diagonal tension, Concrete techniques: Climbing and marginal load design, Study of vertical and seismic forces in building structure design. 
  • Steel structure tension, compression and flexural components, roof scissor plate girder, bracket connection. 
  • Pre-reinforced concrete structure and its essentials
Soil Mechanics and Foundations Engineering
  • Earthquake force and its determination 
  • Formation and Classification of rocks
  • Nature and texture of soil
  • Properties and behaviour
  • Generation and compaction
  • Compaction
  • Shear force
  • Stability of slopes
  • Soil stress
  • Carrying capacity
  • Coating
  • Earth pressure
  • Retention
  • Shallow and deep foundations including diaar seat Piles piles
  • Tafoot and well foundations
  • Machine foundations
  • Diffusion of soils.
Civil Paper 6 Hydrology and Water Resources
  • General run-off estimation, use of hydrogram, empirical formula, potential hydrological analysis, management of surface water and ground water, principles of irrigation engineering, water requirement for crops
  • Description of irrigation works, flooding, damage and control, behavior of river drainage, surface and underground drainage, channel design, general principles of hydropower engineering.
Water system flow description The principle of energy and momentum homogeneous, sequential traversal changed flow, components of river flow, sediment transport.
Design of Fluid-Structure Design of Exterior, Weir, Barrage, Canal and Canal Structure and Pulse, Cross Drainage Works, Cross Regulator, Head Regulator, Head Regulator and Canal Drain, Design of Turk and Hydroelectric Power Equipment.
Transportation Engineering Geometrical design of highways, components of traffic engineering, high side materials, maintenance of high roads.
Components of bridge engineering IRC classification, weights and its behavior in overhead structure design.
Water supply Population forecast, types of pipes used for water supply, construction of tube well and dug well, design of the slow sand filter and rapid gravity filter, design of the underground and upper tank, details of water supply dam construction.
Drainage and Sanitation Surface drainage storms, Drainage and sewage – Design of double-cleaning filters Design of septic tank, Design of Imhoff tank, details of health plants.

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Paper 5 Thermodynamics Laws, properties of ideal gases and vapours, power cycle, gas power cycle. Gas turbine cycle, fuel and combustion.
Internal combustion engines CI and SI Engine detection, fuel injection and carburetion, performance and testing, turbojet and turboprop engines, rocket engines, preliminary studies of nuclear power plants and nominal fuels.
Steam Boiler Engine Nozzle and Steam Turbine, Modern Boiler, Types of Steam Turbine, – Efficiency and Control of Steam Flow by Nozzle, Speed ​​of Impulse and Reaction Turbine etc.
  • Compressor Gas, Dynamics and Gas Turbines, Reciprocating, Centripetal and Axial Drift
  • Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Conduction, Convection and Radiation Heat Regulators, Types of Combined Heat Transfer on Total Heat Transfer Coefficient, Refrigeration and Hand Pump Aubeliz, Refrigeration Methods, Study of Coefficient of Performance on Peychromatic and Pechromatic Charts, Cobport India Cooling and Dehumidification method |
  • Properties and classification of liquids Fluid statics Physics and principles and uses of pure motion, air pressure steam and buoyancy, ideal fluid flow, level and buoyant flow boundary level theory, flow over a submerged object, flow through the pipe and open channel, dimensional structure and analogy techniques.
  • Classification of abaxial specific velocities and general fluid mechanics, energy-spaced relationships, pumps and impulses and feedback, the performance of water turbines, and hydroelectric power transmission.
Mechanical Paper 6 Principles of Mechanics Velocity and Acceleration

Mechanical deceleration of a moving object, – Inertia force in the machine Camp gear and gearink, flywheel and governor touching and balance of reciprocating bodies, free and propulsive friction of the systems, critical speed and rotation of the soft.

Machine Design Joints Threaded Paster and Power Screw-keys, Cotter, Grumman-Chalet Barley, Transmission System, Belt and Chain Drives Wire Ropes, Soft Gear-Widing and Rolling Wrinkles.
Material strength Relationship between two-dimensional stress and strain, Peacock’s circle, elasticity constant. Bending torque, shear force and deflection, joint bending, direct and torsional stress, pressure analysis of thick-walled cylinders and spheres, springs and columns, principles of decay.
Engineering Materials Alloys and Alloy Materials, Heat Variation, Composition, Properties and Uses, Elements and Other Engineering Materials.
Production Engineering Metal Machining, Shearing Tools, Shearing Materials, Meter and Machinability Measurement of Cutting Process, Process, Machining-Grinding, Drilling Production (Construction), Metal Fabrication, Metal Casting and Jointing, Dallis Special Purpose Application and Number-Controlled Machine Tools attached and attached

Industrial Engineering Work Study and Work Measurement, Wage Driven Production Method and Cost of Production, Principles of Plant, Production Planning and Control, Materials, Use Operation Research, Linear Programming Planning, Principle Value Engineering, Instrument Analysis, CPM R PERT. use of computers.

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Paper 5 Electrical circuits Network theory, network response, impulse and geometric input in ramp stopping, frequency effect field analysis, bipart network components of network connection, single graph.
E.M. Theory Electromagnetic Theory Study of static electricity and magnetostatics by Gewer method, Study of field in di-electric conductors and magnetic-materials, Time variable field, Maxwell’s equation, Conductor and propagation of plane wave in di-electric medium, Properties of Transmission Nine
Matter Science (Electric Matter Materials) Band Theory, Static and Alternating Fields of Dielectrics Conductivity of piezoelectric metals, Magnetic properties of superconducting materials, Para and peri-magnetism, Conduction in semiconductors, Hall effect.
Principles of Electrical Measurement Dredge Measurement of Circuit Parameters, Measuring Instruments, BIBA and CBO Motor Chromat Analysis, Transducers and Measurement of Non-Electrical Objects, Numerical Measurement, Telemetering, Data Recording and Display
Components of estimation Digital method algorithms, flow weighting, storage, type statement-systematic union, mathematical expressions, logical expressions, allocation statements, program structure, scientific and engineering applications.

Electrical Paper 6

Power Tools and Methods Electromechanics, Theory of Transformation of Electro-mechanical Energy, Analysis of DC Synchromes and Prem Machines, Flux power meters, Machines in Control Systems, Transformers Magnetic Circuits and Drimes Selection of Motors for Power Systems Electricity Generation of Water and Nominal Electricity Transmission Koroma bundle driver, electrical safety, economical operating load-frequency control, stability analysis.
Control method Open-loop and closed-loop method, Feedback analysis Root-level technique, Stability, compensation and design technique, State variable approach.
Electronic and Communication Electronic Positive State Devices and Circuits Boolean Algebra, Logic Circuits, combinatorial and sequential numerical circuits, communication signal analysis, signal transmission, modulation research, various types of communication systems Functions of communication systems.

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