Uttarakhand PSC Group B Screening Test Syllabus/Scheme 2015 for Principal, Engineer Jila Panchayat, Lecturer, Personnel Officer, Assistant Geoscientist, Prasar Prashikshan Adhikari, District Sports Officer, Superintendent, Director
UKPSC Exam Syllabus 2015
Uttarakhand Public Service Commission is going to conduct a written Screening Test for the posts of Group ‘B’ Cadre in Uttarakhand Government such as :
1. Principal Grade-2
2. Engineer, Jila Panchayat
3. Lecturer (Cookery, Bakery, Housekeeping, Restaurant, Reception)
4. Lecturer (Food Science & Nutrition)
5. Personnel Officer
6. Assistant Geologist
7. Prasar Prashikshan Adhikari (Agricultural Engineering & Production, Training & Education, Panchayat & Statistics, Soil Science, Harvest Science, Crop/plant protection, Animal Husbandry)
8. District Sports Officer
10. Assistant director (Printing)
►► As we all know, as time is running out the level of competition is increasing rapidly. That’s why candidates are too anxious and stressed about their preparation of the Examination. Students facing critical problem of “What to prepare” and “How to prepare”. But nothing about to worry, here we are providing the latest prescribed Syllabus & Exam Pattern of Group ‘B’ Posts screening test conducting by Uttarakhand Public Services Selection (UKPSC).
For Posts No. 2
Exam Pattern : Exam Pattern for the above mentioned posts Sr. No. 2 (Engineer Jila Panchayat) is as follows :
► Exam will be multiple choice objective type.
► Question paper shall contain 100 questions with maximum marks 100.
► There will be equal four parts carrying 25 questions and 25 marks.
► The time duration will be 02:00 hours (120 minutes).
Exam Syllabus : Exam Syllabus for posts Sr. No. 2 is discussed here under :
a) Theory of Structures: Principles of super-position; reciprocal theorem, unsymmetrical bending. Determinate and indeterminate Structure; simple and space frames; degrees of freedom; virtual work; energy theorem; deflection of trusses; redundant frames, three-moment equation; slope deflection and moment distribution methods; column analogy; Energy methods; approximate and numerical methods. Moving loads shearing force and Bending moment diagrams; influence lines for simple and continuous beams. Analysis of determinate and indeterminate arches. matrix methods of analysis, stiffness and flexibility matrices.
b) Steel Design: Factors of safety and load factor; Design of tension; compression and flexural members; built up beams and plate girders, semi-rigid and rigid connections, Design of stanchions, slab and gusseted bases; cranes and gantry grider; roof trusses; industrial and multi storeyed buildings. Plastic design of frames and portals.
c) R.C. Design: Design of slabs, simple and continuous beams, columns, footing- single and combined, raft foundations, elevated water tanks, encased beams and column, ultimate load design. Methods and systems of prostressing; anchorages, losses in prestress.
a) Fluid Mechanics: Dynamics of fluid flow-equations of continuity; energy and momentum. Bernoulli’s theorem; caritation, velocity potential and steam function; rotational and irrotational flow, free and forced vertices; flow net, dimensional analysis and its application to practical problems flow-flow between Static and moving parallel plates, flow through circular tubes; film lubrication. Velocity distribution laminar and turbulent flow boundary layer, Incompressible flow through pipes laminar and turbulent flow critical velocity, losses Stamption and moody’s diagram, hydraulic and energy grade lines; siphons; pipe network. Forces on pipe bends, compressible flow-Adiabatic and isentropic flow, Subsonic and supersonic velocity; mach number, shock wave, Water Hammer, surge Tanks.
b) Hydraulic Engineering: Open channel flow-Uniform and non-uniform flow, best hydraulic cross section. Specific energy and critical depth, gradually varied flow; classification of surface profiles; control sections; standing wave flume; Surges and waves. Hydraulic jump.
Design of canals- Unlined channels in alluvium; the critical tractive stress, principles of sediment transport regime theories, lined channels; hydraulic design and coat analysis; drainage behind lining.
Canal structures. Designs of regulation work; cross drainage and communication works cross regulator head regulator, canal falls, aqueducts, metering flumes etc., Canal outlets.
Diversion Headworks. Principles of design of different part on impermeable and permeable foundations; Khosla’s theory; Energy dissipation; sediment exclusion. Dams- Design of rigid dams; earth dams; Forces acting on dams: stability analysis.
Design of spillways.
Wells and Tube-wells
c) Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering: Soil Mechanics.. Origin and Classification of soils; Atterburg limits. Void ratio : moisture Contents Permeability, laboratory, and field tests, seepage and flow nets, flow under hydraulic structures uplic and quick and condition. Unconfined and direct shear tests; triaxial test; heat pressure theories, stability of slopes; Theories of soil Consolidation; rate of settlement. Total and effective stress analysis, pressure distribution in soils; Boussinesque and Westerguard theories. Soil exploration. Foundation Engineering; Bearing capacity of footings; piles and walls; design of retaining walls; sheet piles and caissons. Principles of design of block foundation for machines.
a) Building construction: Building materials and constructions- timber, stone, brick, sand, surkhi, mortar, concrete, paints and varnishes, plastics, etc, Detailing of walls, floors roofs, ceilings, staircases, doors and windows, finishing of building plastering, pointing, painting etc. Use of building codes. Ventilation, air conditioning lighting and acoustics. Building estimates and specifications. Construction scheduling: PERT and CPM methods.
b) RAILWAYS AND HIGHWAYS ENGINEERING: Railways-Permanent way ballast sleeper; chairs and fastenings; points and crossings different types of turn outs cross over setting out of points, maintenance of track super elevation creep of rail, ruling gradients; track resistance1 tractive effort; curve resistance, Station yards, station buildings; platform sidings; turn tables. Signals and interlocking; level crossings.
Roads and Runways- Classification of roads, planning geometric design. Design of flexible and rigid pavements; sub-bases and wearing surfaces. Traffic engineering and traffic surveys; intersections road signs; signal and markings.
Surveying: Plane Table Surveying: Equipment & methods, solution of 3 & 2 point problems. Errors and precaution. Triangulation; Grades, Baseline and its measurement, Satellite station, Intervisibility of Stations; Errors and Least squares. General methods of least squares estimation with interdisciplinary approach, adjustment of level nets and triangulation nets. Matrix notation solutions. Layout of curves: Simple, compound, reverse, transition and vertical curves. Project surveys and layout of Civil Engineering works such as buildings bridges, tunnels, and hydroelectric projects.
a) Water Resources Engineering: Hydrology- Hydrologic cycle; precipitation; evaporation-transpiration and infiltration hydrographs, units hydrograph; Flood estimations and frequency. Planning for water Resources- Ground and Surface water resources; surface flows. Single and multipurpose projects storage capacity, reservoir losses, reservoir silting, flood routing. Benefit cost ratio. General principles of optimization.
b) Water Requirements for crops- quality of irrigation water, consumptive use of water, water depth and frequency of irrigation; duty of water; Irrigation methods and efficiencies.
c) Distribution system for canal irrigation :- Determination of required channel capacity; channel losses, Alignment of main and distributary channels water logging its causes to control design of drainage system; soil salinity, river training- Principles and\ methods, Storage works-Types of dams (including earth dams.), and their characteristics, principles of design, criteria for stability. Foundation treatment; joints and galleries. Control of seepage. Spillways different types and their suitability, energy dissipation. Spillway crest gates.
d) Sanitation and Water Supply: Sanitation-Site and orientation of buildings; ventilation and damp proof course; house drainage; conservancy and waterborne system of waste disposal, sanitary appliances, latrines and urinals.
e) Environmental Engineering: Elementary principles of Ecology and Ecosystems and their interaction with environment. Engineering activity and Environmental pollution. Environment and its effects on human health and activity. Air Environment: Major pollutants and their adverse effects, types of air cleaning devices. Water quality: Parameters, adverse effects, monitoring salt purification of streams. Solid Wastes: Collection systems and disposal methods, their selection and operation. Typical features of Water distribution systems: Demand, available need, network analysis, storage, corrosion.
f) Typical features of Sewerage systems: Permissible velocities, partial flow in circular sewers, non-circular sections, corrosion in sewers, construction and maintenance sewer appurtenances Dumping of sewage, Plumbing: Standards & systems. Environmental Management.
For Post No. 1 to 10
Exam Pattern : Exam Pattern for the above mentioned posts Sr. No. 1 to 10 (except Sr. No. 2) is as follows :
► Exam will be multiple choice objective type.
► Question paper shall contain 150 questions with maximum marks 150.
► The time duration will be 02:00 hours (120 minutes).
|II||General Knowledge Related to Uttarakhand State||20|
|III||General Intelligence Test||30|
|IV (Language)||General Hindi||20|
Exam Syllabus : Exam Syllabus for posts Sr. No. 1 to 10 (except Sr. No. 2) is discussed here under :
Section-I : General Studies
1. Current events of National and International importance.
2. Sports and Entertainment.
3. Indian History (ancient, medieval, modern).
4. Indian National Movement.
5. Indian Geography, Economy and Agriculture.
6. Natural Resources, Planning, Sustainable and Inclusive Development.
7. Natural Calamities and Disaster Management.
8. Human Resource Development Index of India.
9. Basic Knowledge of Indian Constitution – Salient features of Indian Constitution, Fundamental Rights and Duties, Directive Principles of State Policy. The Union Executive – The President, Prime Minister, Council of Ministers, The Union Legislature – Parliament, The Judiciary – Supreme Court and High Court, State Government and Administration –Governor, Chief Minister and Council of Ministers, Legislative Assembly, Panchayati Raj Institutions.
10. Human Rights – Meaning of Human Rights, Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), Human Rights and Duties in India, National Human Rights Commission.
11. Various aspects of Rural and Urban Development.
12. General Science- application of Science in day- to – day life.
13. Development and Environmental Problems- Main Problems related to development, population growth, environmental pollution, emission of greenhouse gases and measures to overcome the problems. Laws for environmental conservation.
14. Biotechnology and Health Issues : Biotechnology, development of vaccines against new diseases, genetically developed plants, regeneration of worn out and dead tissues and human organs, control of pollution using bacteria, biofuel.
15. Development of Science and Technology In India :
A. Energy and Water Resources : Energy crisis, energy conservation, conventional energy sources, renewable energy, types of Indian water resources, use and management.
B. Information, Communication Technology and Computers : Development of information and communication technology in India, benefits and adverse effects. Basic components and structure of computer and its uses.
Section II : General Knowledge Related to Uttarakhand State
1. General Geography- Location and Extent, Structure and Relief, Climate and Drainage systems, Demography, Transport and Communication network.
(a) Ancient Period- Inhabiting races and tribal groups, Dynasties (Kuninda, Paurav and Katyuri).
(b) Medieval Period – Later Katyuri, Chand and Panwardynasties.
(c) Modern Period- Gorkha and British Period, Post-Independence scenario.
3. Natural and Economic Resources- Water, Forest, Minerals, Livestock, Agriculture and Horticulture, Wild-life conservation, Parks and Sanctuaries
4. Political and Administrative Setup- Administrative setup at the State, District and Tehsil levels.
5. Education and Culture- Educational and Training Institutions, Dialects and Languages, Customs and Traditions, Festivals, and Fairs.
6. Social Reform Movements– Coolie Begar, Dola -palki, and Forest Movements.
7. Economic Development- Hydro-electricity, Industry, Horticulture, Tourism, and Herbal Industry development.
8. Developmental Plans– Scheduled Castes and Tribal Development planning.
9. Important Contemporary events.
10. Sports and Entertainment.
Section III : General Intelligence Test
Questions of verbal, non-verbal and analytical types, analogies, syllogism, similarities, differences, missing numbers, characters and sequences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, direction sense, coding –decoding, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, data representation and analysis, arithmetical number series. The test would also include questions designed to test the candidates’ ability to deal with abstract ideas, facts and figures, symbols and their relationships, arithmetical and numerical computations and other analytical, mathematical and quantitative functions.
Section IV : Language
GENERAL HINDI (High School Level)
1. पर्यायवाची शब्द
2. विलोम शब्द
3. शब्द-समूहों के लिए एक शब्द
5. तत्सम-तद्भव शब्द
10. मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ
GENERAL ENGLISH (High School Level)
1. Use of Prepositions.
2. One Word substitution.
3. Use of Articles in English.
4. Common errors in English.
6. Conversion of one part of speech into another, e.g., Noun to Adjective, and the like.
7. Comprehension of a given passage in English (questions will be asked on the following topics).
C- Hindi translation of a given underlined English Sentence.
D- One more question will be also based on the comprehensive passage.
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