Organisation : Kerala Public Service Commission
Announcement : Syllabus
Designation : Assistant Engineer (Electronics)
Assistant Engineer Syllabus :
Part I :
Module I :
Basics of electrical engineering –single phase and three phase circuits Kirchoffs voltage and Kirchoffs current law. Nodal analysis, mesh current analysis,
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Transient response of ac and dc networks, Sinuosoidal steady state analysis, Resonance, passive filters, ideal current and voltage sources, Thevinins Theorem, Nortons theorem, Superposition theorem, maximum power transfer theorem, port networks, three phase circuits, power and power factor in ac circuits
Electromagnetic field theory :
Coulombs law, electric field intensity, electric flux density, Gauss law, divergence, electric field due to potential, line, plane and spherical charge distributions, effect of dielectric medium, capacitance of simple configurations, bio savart’s law, amperes law, curl, Fardays laws, lawrece force, inductance, magneto motive force, reluctance, magnetic circuits, self and mutual inductance of simple configurations.
Electrical Machines :
Single phase transformer – equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, tests, regulation and efficiency; three phase transformers – connections, parallel operation; auto transformer; energy conversion principles; DC machines – types, winding, generator characteristics, armature reaction and commutation, starting and speed control of motors; three phase induction motors – principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control; single phase induction motors; synchronous machines – performance, regulation and parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications; servo and stepper motors.
Power Systems :
Basic power generation concepts; transmission line models and performance; cable performance, insulation; corona and radio interference; distribution systems; per-unit quantities; bus impedance and admittance matrices; load flow; voltage control; power factor correction; economic operation; symmetrical components; fault analysis; principles of over current, differential and distance protection; solid state relays and digital protection; circuit breakers; system stability concepts, swing curves and equal area criterion; HVDC transmission and FACTS concepts.
Principles of feedback; transfer function; block diagrams; steady-state errors, Routh and Niquist techniques; Bode plots; root loci; lag, lead and lead-lag compensation; state space model; state transition matrix, controllability and observability.
PART II : General Knowledge and Current Affairs & Renaissance in Kerala Salient Features of Indian Constitution :
Salient features of the Constitution – Preamble- Its significance and its place in the interpretation of the Constitution.Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Relation between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles – Fundamental Duties
Executive – Legislature – Judiciary – Both at Union and State Level. – Other Constitutional Authorities. Centre-State Relations – Legislative – Administrative and Financial. Services under the Union and the States. Emergency Provisions. Amendment Provisions of the Constitution.
Social Welfare Legislations and Programmes Social Service Legislations like Right to Information Act, Prevention of atrocities against Women & Children, Food Security Act, Environmental Acts etc. and Social Welfare Programmes like Employment Guarantee Programme, Organ and Blood Donation etc.