UPSC ESE (IES) Admit Card 2024 OUT: Get Direct Link to Download Prelims Hall Ticket

Indian Engineering Services Exam 2024 ( IES )

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Exam On: 23 Jun '24

Rachit Kumar Saxena

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Updated on May 15, 2024 19:10 IST

The Union Public Service Commission will release the IES 2024 admit card for the main exam in the first week of June. The Commission will conduct the IES 2024 main exam from June 23, 2024. The Commission released the IES main exam 2024 timetable on April 12, 2024. The IES main exam will be conducted at the designated exam centres across the nation. The candidates will be required to download their admit card from the official website. The candidates will be required to carry their IES 2024 admit card to secure entry to the examination centre. The Commission will inform the candidates about the IES 2024 exam centre in the official admit card.

The Union Public Service Commission released the UPSC ESE (IES) prelims admit card 2024 on February 9, 2024. The Commission conducted the IES 2024 prelims exam on February 18, 2024. The Commission will conduct the IES 2024 exam in offline mode and the candidates will be required to carry the same photo identity card as mentioned in the IES application form. The candidates will be required to follow the exam day instructions as mentioned by the Union Public Service Commission in the e-admit card. The candidates are suggested to reach their exam centres well before the shift timing of the exam. The IES admit card is the authority letter which authorises the candidates to appear in the IES exam. The Commission will mention the important details of the candidates and the name of the exam centre.

Q:   How will I receive my IES 2024 admit card?

A:

The candidates will be required to check here for the latest updates about the release of the UPSC ESE (IES) 2024 admit card. The Commission is expected to release the IES admit card 2024 soon on its official website. The candidates will be required to download their UPSC ESE (IES) 2024 admit card online from the official website. The Commission will not inform the candidates about the admit card in any manner.

The Commission will conduct the IES 2024 exam on February 18, 2024. 

 

Q:   When was the IES 2024 Admit Card (prelims) released?

A:

The IES 2024 admit card was released online on February 9, 2024. The Commission conducted the IES Prelims 2024 exam on February 18, 2024. The candidates were required to carry the same photo identity proof whose number was entered in the IES 2024 applications.

The candidates can check and download their IES admit card from the official website by logging in with their login credentials.

 

Q:   Which Photo Identity cards are required to carry with the UPSC IES Admit Card?

A:

The candidates will be required to carry the same photo identity proof whose number was mentioned in the UPSC application form. The candidates will be required to produce the same at the time of examination because its number will be mentioned on the UPSC admit card. List of Valid Photo Identity Proof
The following identity proofs are mentioned as valid identity proofs

  • Aadhar Card
  • PAN Card
  • Voter-ID Card
  • Driving Licence
  • Passport
  • Identity Card issued by any Government Authority

The candidates are required mention the number of one photo identity card in the IES application form. It is mandatory to carry the same identity card to the examination centre (as mentioned in the application form).

 

How to download ESE(IES) 2024 Admit Card online?

The candidates will be required to download their UPSC ESE(IES)  in the manner given below.

Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC - upsc.gov.in

Step 2: Navigate to the “E-Admit cards” link for various UPSC exams

Step 3: Select IES 2024 exam admit card link

Step 4: Carefully read the instructions mentioned and take a printout of the same

Step 5: Now, submit the details as required and press enter

Step 6: IES 2024 admit card will be displayed on the screen

Step 7: Download IES 2024 admit card and take two printouts of it

Step 8:  Check all the details mentioned and in case of discrepancy immediately inform the authorities at UPSC.

Direct Link to download IES 2024 admit card - https://upsconline.nic.in/eadmitcard/admitcard_esep_2024/ 
The candidates can download the IES 2024 admit card from the direct link given above. 
Also Read: IES exam 2024 dates

Details mentioned on the IES 2024 admit card

IES 2024 admit card will carry detailed information about the candidates which includes:

  • Name
  • Photo Identity Card Number
  • Father’s name
  • Date of Birth
  • Roll number
  • Registration Number
  • Exam centres venue
  • Time Table

After the IES written exam, the IES result 2024 will be declared to call the candidates for the IES Interview.

Q:   Can I change my IES exam center or date?

A:

The Engineering Service (IES) prelims exam is conducted across the nation at the designated exam centres. The Commission allot the IES exam centres on first-apply basis and there is no discretion of the candidates over the allotment of the exam centre. The candidates can not request the change in the IES exam centre as the Union Public Service Commission does not consider such requests.
In the matter of exam date, it is impossible to request a change in exam date because the exam is conducted at all India level in the offline mode and it is conducted as per the dates mentioned in the official exam calendar.

 

Q:   What documents do I need to carry with IES 2024 admit card?

A:

The candidates will be required to carry one photo identity card with the IES admit card. The candidates were required to fill in the number of the photo identity card in the IES 2024 applications. The candidates will be required to carry the same identity card with them to the exam centre. The candidates cannot carry another identity card with the IES 2024 admit card.

The Union Public Service Commission will conduct the IES 2024 exam on February 18, 2024.

 

Q:   Should I take a printout of my IES admit card?

A:

The candidates should take at least two printouts of their IES admit card because the admit card will not be available on the official website after the start of the second shift of the IES prelims exam. The Commission will deactivate the IES prelims admit card link at 4.00 PM on the IES exam day.
The IES admit card is an official document and the candidates should keep it safe till the final formalities.

 

IES 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of IES 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

23 Jun '24

UPSC ESE (IES) 2024 Main Exam Day

DatesPast Exam Dates

18 Feb '24

UPSC ESE (IES) 2024 Prelims Exam Day

28 Jan '24 -

17 Feb '24

UPSC IES 2024 Admit Card Available Dates

06 Sep '23 -

26 Sep '23

UPSC ESE (IES) 2024 Application Dates

What to do in case of discrepancy in IES admit card 2024?

The candidates should immediately inform the commission about any discrepancy in the IES admit card because the IES admit card only show the official records. Any discrepancy in the admit card means that there must be some discrepancy in the official records and the candidates should inform the commission to rectify the discrepancy as soon as possible because it can create a problem at the time of verification.

Also Read: IES exam cut off 

Q:   What if there is an error on my IES admit card?

A:

The Union Public Service Commission specifically mention in its official admit card instructions that the candidate must report any discrepancy in the IES admit card to the Commission.
The IES admit card is the reflection of the official record and data as mentioned in the application form. Any error in the admit card implies that there will be some mistake in the details mentioned in the official application. The candidate should immediately report any such error to the examination controller in UPSC.

 

Q:   Is there any dress code for the IES exam?

A:

There is no specific dress code mentioned for the IES exam but the candidates are suggested to wear comfortable attire for the exam. The candidates should track the weather conditions and wear the clothes accordingly. The candidates are required to wear clothes which can be handled easily while travelling and sitting during the exam.

 

Q:   Who releases the IES admit card pdf?

A:

The IES admit card PDF is released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for the Engineering Services Exam (IES). ndidates can download their admit cards from the official UPSC website by entering their application number and date of birth. It is essential to carry the admit card to the exam center along with a valid photo identity proof as mentioned in the application form.

The candidates are required to mention the number of photo identity proof in the IES application and are obliged to carry the same identity proof with the IES admit card.

 

IES Admit Card 2024 FAQs

The candidates can see here important questions related to the IES admit card.

Q:   When will IES Main 2024 Admit Card be released?

A:

The Union Public Service Commission is expected to conduct the IES main exam 2024 on June 23, 2024. The Commission is expected to release the Indian Engineering Service Main Exam 2024 admit card online three weeks before the exam dates. 
It implies that the IES 2024 main admit card will be released on June 1, 2024.

The candidates are suggested to keep checking this space to know the latest updates on IES 2024 exam.

 

Q:   How can I download IES 2024 admit card?

A:

The candidates can download the ESE (IES) admit card 2024 from the official website of UPSC in the manner given below:

  • Visit the official website of UPSC - upsc.gov.in
  • Navigate to the “E-Admit cards” link for various UPSC exams
  • Select IES 2024 exam admit card link
  • Carefully read the instructions mentioned and take a printout of the same
  • Now, submit the details as required and press enter
  • IES 2024 admit card will be displayed on the screen
  • Download IES 2024 admit card and take two printouts of it
  • Check all the details mentioned and in case of discrepancy immediately inform the authorities at UPSC.
 

Q:   What details are mentioned in the IES admit card?

A:

The candidates should check all the details mentioned on the UPSC IES admit card. In case of any discrepancy, the candidate should immediately inform the Commission to rectify any mistake. The details mentioned on the IES admit card are as follows:
•    Name
•    Adhaar number (if mentioned as the Photo Identity Proof)
•    Father’s name
•    Date of Birth
•    Roll number
•    Registration Number
•    Exam centres venue
•    Time Table

 

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Topics

Subtopics

Basic Electronics Engineering
  • Basics of semiconductors;
  • Diode/Transistor basics and characteristics;
  • Diodes for different uses;
  • Junction & Field Effect Transistors (BJTs, JFETs, MOSFETs);
  • Transistor amplifiers of different types, oscillators and other circuits; Basics of Integrated Circuits (ICs);
  • Bipolar, MOS and CMOS ICs; Basics of linear ICs, operational amplifiers and their applications-linear/non-linear;
  • Optical sources/detectors;
  • Basics of Optoelectronics and its applications
Basic Electrical Engineering
  • DC circuits-Ohm’s & Kirchoff’s laws, mesh and nodal analysis, circuit theorems;
  • Electro-magnetism, Faraday’s & Lenz’s
    laws, induced EMF and its uses;
  • Single-phase AC circuits;
  • Transformers, efficiency;
  • Basics-DC machines, induction machines, and synchronous machines; Electrical power sources- basics: hydroelectric, thermal, nuclear, wind, solar;
  • Basics of batteries and their uses.
Materials Science
  • Electrical Engineering materials;
  • Crystal structure & defects;
  • Ceramic materials-structures, composites, processing and uses;
  • Insulating laminates for electronics, structures, properties and uses;
  • Magnetic materials, basics, classification, ferrites, ferro/para-magnetic materials and components;
  • Nano materials-basics, preparation, purification, sintering, nano particles and uses;
  • Nano-optical/magnetic/electronic materials and uses;
  • Superconductivity, uses.
Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Principles of measurement, accuracy, precision and standards;
  • Analog and Digital systems for measurement, measuring instruments for different applications; Static/dynamic characteristics of measurement systems, errors, statistical analysis and curve fitting;
  • Measurement systems for non-electrical quantities;
  • Basics of telemetry; Different types of transducers and displays; Data acquisition system basics.
Network Theory
  • Network graphs & matrices;
  • Wye-Delta transformation;
  • Linear constant coefficient differential equations- time domain analysis of RLC circuits;
  • Solution of network equations using Laplace transforms- frequency domain analysis of RLC circuits; 2-port network parameters-driving point & transfer functions; State equations for networks; Steady state sinusoidal analysis.
Analog and Digital Circuits
  • Small signal equivalent circuits of diodes, BJTS and FETs;
  • Diode circuits for different uses;
  • Biasing & stability of BJT & JFET amplifier circuits;
  • Analysis/design of amplifier- single/multi-stage; Feedback& uses; Active filters, timers, multipliers, wave shaping, A/D-D/A converters;
  • Boolean Algebra& uses;
  • Logic gates, Digital IC families, Combinatorial/sequential circuits;
  • Basics of multiplexers, counters/registers/ memories /microprocessors, design& applications

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

UPSC mentions the list of topics in the official syllabus as below:

TopicsSubtopics
Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Operational amplifiers – characteristics and applications, combinational and sequential logic circuits, multiplexers, multi-vibrators, sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A  converters, basics of filter circuits and applications, simple active filters;
  • Microprocessor basics- interfaces and applications, basics of linear integrated circuits;
  • Analog communication basics, Modulation and de-modulation, noise and bandwidth, transmitters and receivers, signal-to-noise ratio, digital communication basics, sampling, quantizing, coding, frequency and time domain multiplexing, power line career communication systems.
Systems and Signal Processing
  • Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals, shifting and scaling operations, linear, time-invariant and causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals, sampling theorem, Fourier and Laplace transforms, Z transforms, Discrete Fourier transform, FFT, linear convolution, discrete cosine transform, FIR filter, IIR filter, bilinear transformation.
Control Systems
  • Principles of feedback, transfer function, block diagrams and signal flow graphs, steady-state errors, transforms and their applications; Routh-hurwitz criterion, Nyquist techniques, Bode plots, root loci, lag, lead and lead-lag compensation, stability analysis, transient and frequency response analysis, state space model, state transition matrix, controllability and observability, linear state variable feedback, PID and industrial controllers
Electrical Machines
  • Single phase transformers, three-phase transformers - connections, parallel operation, auto-transformer, energy conversion principles, DC machines - types, windings, generator characteristics, armature reaction and commutation, starting and speed control of motors, Induction motors - principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control, Synchronous machines - performance, regulation, parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications, servo and stepper motors.
Power SystemsBasic power generation concepts, steam, gas and water turbines, transmission line models and performance, cable
performance, insulation, corona and radio interference, power factor correction, symmetrical components, fault analysis,
principles of protection systems, basics of solid state relays and digital protection; Circuit breakers, Radial and ring-main
distribution systems, Matrix representation of power systems, load flow analysis, voltage control and economic operation,
System stability concepts, Swing curves and equal area criterion. HVDC transmission and FACTS concepts, Concepts of
power system dynamics, distributed generation, solar and wind power, smart grid concepts, environmental implications,
fundamentals of power economics.
Power Electronics and DrivesSemiconductor power diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, GTOs, MOSFETs and IGBTs - static characteristics and principles of operation, triggering circuits, phase control rectifiers, bridge converters - fully controlled and half controlled, principles of choppers and inverters, basis concepts of adjustable speed DC and AC drives, DC-DC switched mode  converters, DC-AC switched mode converters, resonant converters, high frequency inductors and transformers, power supplies.

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

UPSC mentioned all the topics of Electrical Engineering in the ESE (IES) 2024 notification. The list of topics and subtopics is given below:

TopicsSubtopics
Engineering Mathematics
  • Matrix theory, Eigen values & Eigen vectors, system of linear equations, Numerical methods for solution of non-linear algebraic equations and differential equations, integral calculus, partial derivatives, maxima and minima, Line, Surface and Volume Integrals.
  • Fourier series, linear, non-linear and partial differential equations, initial and boundary value problems, complex variables, Taylor’s and Laurent’s series, residue theorem, probability and statistics fundamentals, Sampling theorem, random variables, Normal and Poisson distributions, correlation and regression analysis.
Electrical Materials
  • Electrical Engineering Materials, crystal structures and defects, ceramic materials, insulating materials, magnetic materials – basics, properties and applications; ferrities, ferro-magnetic materials and components; basics of solid state physics, conductors; Photo-conductivity; Basics of Nano materials and Superconductors.
Electric Circuits and Fields
  • Circuit elements, network graph, KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis, ideal current and voltage sources, Thevenin’s,
    Norton’s, Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems, transient response of DC and AC networks, Sinusoidal
    steady state analysis, basic filter concepts, two-port networks, three phase circuits, Magnetically coupled circuits, Gauss
    Theorem, electric field and potential due to point, line, plane and spherical charge distributions, Ampere’s and Biot-Savart’s laws; inductance, dielectrics, capacitance; Maxwell’s equations.
Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Principles of measurement, accuracy, precision and standards; 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 multi-meters, phase, time and frequency measurement, Q-meters, oscilloscopes, potentiometric recorders, error analysis, Basics of sensors, Transducers, basics of data acquisition systems
Computer FundamentalsNumber systems, Boolean algebra, arithmetic functions, Basic Architecture, Central Processing Unit, I/O and Memory
Organisation; peripheral devices, data represenation and programming, basics of Operating system and networking, virtual
memory, file systems; Elements of programming languages, typical examples.
Basic Electronics EngineeringBasics of Semiconductor diodes and transistors and characteristics, Junction and field effect transistors (BJT, FET and
MOSFETS), different types of transistor amplifiers, equivalent circuits and frequency response; oscillators and other
circuits, feedback amplifiers

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The candidates can see here the IES Mechanical Engineering Paper 2 Syllabus:

TopicsSub-Topics
Engineering Mechanics
  • Analysis of System of Forces, Friction, Centroid and Centre of Gravity, Dynamics; Stresses and Strains-Compound Stresses and Strains, Bending Moment and Shear Force Diagrams, Theory of Bending Stresses- Slope and deflection-Torsion, Thin and thick Cylinders, Spheres.
Engineering Materials
  • Basic Crystallography, Alloys and Phase diagrams, Heat Treatment, Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals, Non-metallic materials, Basics of Nano-materials, Mechanical Properties and Testing, Corrosion prevention and control
Mechanisms and Machines
  • Types of Kinematics Pair, Mobility, Inversions, Kinematic Analysis, Velocity and Acceleration Analysis of Planar Mechanisms, CAMs with uniform acceleration and retardation, cycloidal motion, oscillating followers;
  • Vibrations –Free and forced vibration of undamped and damped SDOF systems, Transmissibility Ratio, Vibration Isolation, Critical Speed of Shafts.
  • Gears – Geometry of tooth profiles, Law of gearing, Involute profile, Interference, Helical, Spiral and Worm Gears, Gear Trains- Simple, compound and Epicyclic;
  • Dynamic Analysis – Slider – crank mechanisms, turning moment computations, balancing of Revolving & Reciprocating masses, Gyroscopes –Effect of Gyroscopic couple on automobiles, ships and aircrafts, Governors.
Design of Machine Elements
  • Design for static and dynamic loading;
  • failure theories;
  • fatigue strength and the S-N diagram;
  • Principles of the design of machine elements such as riveted, welded and bolted joints.
  • Shafts, Spur gears, rolling and sliding contact bearings, Brakes and clutches, flywheels.
Manufacturing, Industrial and Maintenance Engineering
  • Metal casting-Metal forming, Metal Joining, Machining and machine tool operations, Limits, fits and tolerances, Metrology and inspection, computer Integrated manufacturing, FMS, Production planning and Control, Inventory control and operations research - CPM-PERT.
  • Failure concepts and characteristics-Reliability, Failure analysis, Machine Vibration, Data acquisition, Fault Detection, Vibration Monitoring, Field Balancing of Rotors, Noise Monitoring, Wear and Debris Analysis, Signature Analysis, NDT Techniques in Condition Monitoring.
Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Microprocessors and Microcontrollers:  Architecture, programming, I/O, Computer interfacing, Programmable logic controller.
  • Sensors and actuators, Piezoelectric accelerometer, Hall effect sensor, Optical Encoder, Resolver, Inductosyn, Pneumatic and Hydraulic actuators, stepper motor, Control Systems- Mathematical modeling of Physical systems, control signals, controllability and observability.
  • Robotics, Robot Classification, Robot Specification, notation; Direct and Inverse Kinematics;
  • Homogeneous Coordinates and Arm Equation of four Axis SCARA Robot.

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The candidates can see here the IES Mechanical Engineering Paper 1 Syllabus:

Topics

Sub-Topics

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.
Thermodynamics and Heat transfer


  • Thermodynamic systems and processes; properties of pure substance; Zeroth, First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics;
  • Entropy, Irreversibility and availability; analysis of thermodynamic cycles related to energy conversion: Rankine, Otto, Diesel and Dual Cycles; ideal and real gases; compressibility factor; Gas mixtures.
  • Modes of heat transfer, Steady and unsteady heat conduction, Thermal resistance, Fins, Free and forced convection,
    Correlations for convective heat transfer, Radiative heat transfer – Radiation heat transfer co-efficient; boiling and
    condensation, Heat exchanger performance analysis.
IC Engines, Refrigeration and Air conditioning
  • SI and CI Engines, Engine Systems and Components, Performance characteristics and testing of IC Engines; Fuels; Emissions and Emission Control.
  • Vapour compression refrigeration, Refrigerants and Working cycles, Compressors, Condensers, Evaporators and Expansion devices, Other types of refrigeration systems like Vapour Absorption, Vapour jet, thermo electric and Vortex tube refrigeration.
  • Psychometric properties and processes, Comfort chart, Comfort and industrial air conditioning, Load calculations and Heat pumps.
Turbo Machinery
  • Reciprocating and Rotary pumps, Pelton wheel, Kaplan and Francis Turbines, velocity diagrams, Impulse and Reaction principles, Steam and Gas Turbines, Theory of Jet Propulsion – Pulse jet and Ram Jet Engines,
  • Reciprocating and Rotary Compressors – Theory and Applications
Power Plant Engineering
  • Rankine and Brayton cycles with regeneration and reheat, Fuels and their properties, Flue gas analysis, Boilers, steam turbines and other power plant components like condensers, air ejectors, electrostatic precipitators and cooling towers – their theory and design, types and applications;
Renewable Sources of Energy
  • Solar Radiation, Solar Thermal Energy collection - Flat Plate and focusing collectors their materials and performance.
  • Solar Thermal Energy Storage, Applications – heating, cooling and Power Generation;
  • Solar Photovoltaic Conversion;
  • Harnessing of Wind Energy, Bio-mass and Tidal Energy – Methods and Applications, Working principles of Fuel Cells.

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The candidates can see below the IES Civil Engineering Paper 2 Syllabus:

The following topics are given for the Civil Engineering Paper 2

TopicsSub-Topics
Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power

(a) Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, Pipe Flow:

  • Fluid properties; Dimensional Analysis and Modeling;
  • Fluid dynamics including flow kinematics and measurements; Flow net;
  • Viscosity, Boundary layer and control, Drag, Lift, Principles in open channel flow, Flow controls. Hydraulic jump;
  • Surges;
  • Pipe networks.

(b) Hydraulic Machines and Hydropower -

  • Various pumps, Air vessels, Hydraulic turbines – types, classifications & performance parameters;
  • Powerhouse – classification and layout, storage, pondage, control of supply.
Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
  • Hydrological cycle, Ground water hydrology, Well hydrology and related data analysis;
  • Streams and their gauging;
  • River morphology;
  • Flood, drought and their management; Capacity of Reservoirs. 
  • Water Resources Engineering: Multipurpose uses of Water, River basins and their potential; Irrigation systems, water
    demand assessment; Resources - storages and their yields;
  • Water logging, canal and drainage design, Gravity dams, falls, weirs, Energy dissipaters, barrage Distribution works, Cross drainage works and head works and their design;
  • Concepts in canal design, construction & maintenance;
  • River training, measurement and analysis of rainfall.
Environmental Engineering

(a) Water Supply Engineering:

  • Sources, Estimation, quality standards and testing of water and their treatment;
  • Rural, Institutional and industrial water supply;
  • Physical, chemical and biological characteristics and sources of water, Pollutants in water and its effects, Estimation of water demand;
  • Drinking water Standards, Water Treatment Plants, and Water distribution networks.

(b) Waste Water Engineering:

  • Planning & design of domestic waste water, sewage collection and disposal; Plumbing Systems. Components and layout
    of sewerage system;
  • Planning & design of Domestic Waste-water disposal system;
  • Sludge management including treatment, disposal and re-use of treated effluents; Industrial waste waters and Effluent Treatment Plants including institutional and industrial sewage management.

(c) Solid Waste Management:

  • Sources & classification of solid wastes along with planning & design of its management system;
  • Disposal system,
  • Beneficial aspects of wastes and Utilization by Civil Engineers.

(d) Air, Noise pollution and Ecology:

  • Concepts & general methodology.
Geo-technical Engineering and Foundation Engineering

(a) Geo-technical Engineering:

Soil exploration - planning & methods, Properties of soil, classification, various tests and inter- relationships; Permeability & Seepage, Compressibility, consolidation and Shearing resistance, Earth pressure theories and stress distribution in soil; Properties and uses of geo-synthetics.

(b) Foundation Engineering:

Types of foundations & selection criteria, bearing capacity, settlement analysis, design and testing of shallow & deep foundations; Slope stability analysis, Earthen embankments, Dams and Earth retaining structures: types, analysis and design, Principles of ground modifications

Surveying and Geology

(a) Surveying:

Classification of surveys, various methodologies, instruments & analysis of measurement of distances, elevation and directions; Field astronomy, Global Positioning System; Map preparation; Photogrammetry; Remote sensing concepts; Survey Layout for culverts, canals, bridges, road/railway alignment and buildings, Setting out of Curves.

(b) Geology:

Basic knowledge of Engineering geology & its application in projects

Transportation Engineering
  • Highways - Planning & construction methodology, Alignment and geometric design; Traffic Surveys and Controls;
  • Principles of Flexible and Rigid pavements design.
  • Tunneling - Alignment, methods of construction, disposal of muck, drainage, lighting and ventilation.
  • Railways Systems – Terminology, Planning, designs and maintenance practices; track modernization.
  • Harbours – Terminology, layouts and planning.
  • Airports – Layout, planning & design.

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