of Professional Knowledge
Composite time of 2 hours for all the sections together
General Aptitude, Logical / Analytical Reasoning, Problem
objective questions on General Aptitude, Logical / Analytical Reasoning,
Problem solving, etc.
respective subject specialization; such as Civil Engineering, Electrical
Engineering, etc. The Professional knowledge test questions will also be of multiple choice objective questions. They
will be based on the educational qualification and experience notified in the
advertisement and will also have a special emphasis on the specific requirement
of the Electricity Transmission Company. The syllabus for various posts is as
KNOWLEDGE TEST SYLLABUS FOR THE POST OF EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (TRANS) & DY.
EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (TRANS) ADVERTISED VIDE ADVT. NO. 3/2011
profiles, clearances, tower spotting, sag-tension, normal towers extensions,
special towers, PTCC, Railway, Aviation, Forest & other statutory approval.
on towers, design criteria, F.O.S.
of Conductor size & configuration, resistance, reactance, capacitance of
lines & their impact on design
& performance of lines.
/ Earthwire hardware & accessories, Insulators, string efficiency, Tower Accessories.
–types, criteria, Groundwire.
of towers, stub-setting, Erection of towers,
& Maintenance of lines (live line & dead line) monitoring performance
parameters, trouble shooting, patrolling.
commissioning of lines.
of MAHATRANSCO, Power status of the state & the country.
(B) EHV Sub-Stations:
1) Choice of
Voltage, requirement of land, acquisition process.
level, choice of rating of equipments &
System – design & construction, illumination.
& relaying systems, control & power
Bus-bar types & their choice, layouts.
Circuit breaker, CTs, PTs, CVTs, Las, etc.
7) Erection, commissioning, testing of power
transformers, drying out transformer oil, fire
monitoring of equipment
of EHV Projects.
of EHV Sub-Stations.
Battery, Battery charging, auxiliary supply.
metering, load dispatch, open access & other matters relating to
transmission provided for Electricity Act-2003.
System analysis studies.
mechanism of grid operation.
requirements and commitments.
question will be mainly on some or all of the broad areas given in the syllabus
but it is not exhaustive. There may be some questions on other relevant areas
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE TEST SYLLABUS FOR THE POST OF DY. EXECUTIVE ENGINEER
(CIVIL) ADVERTISED VIDE ADVT. NO. 3/2011
profiles, clearances, tower spotting, PTCC, Railway, Aviation, Forest &
other statutory approvals.
of towers, stub setting.
(B) EHV Sub-stations:
Acquisition- Procedures, Rules, Regulations & Acts, Land requirement.
Mechanics: Soil properties, soil investigation required for substation.
Technology – Concrete mix design. Material Cement / Stand / Metal / Reinforcement.
detailing – Reading of drawings, Bar bending Schedule etc.
Technology – Material consumption for different items, estimate preparation,
Rate analysis, Specifications & mode of measurements. Rehabilitation of old
structures, Repairs/water proofing etc. Bonds of brick masonry, stone masonry etc.
of Structures – Elementary knowledge Shear force/ Bending movement, Forces on
structures like portal retaining wall, water
knowledge of water supply and Sanitary Engineering.