Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Syllabus for Assistant Engineer (Civil) Modified
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Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Syllabus for Assistant Engineer (Civil) Modified

APSC Syllabus for Assistant Engineer (Civil)

APSC for Assistant Engineer (Civil) Syllabus: Assam Public Service Commission (APSC), Syllabus details are given below….

Syllabus for Assistant Engineer (Civil) Under PWD:

Paper I

Syllabus for Civil Engineering, Total Marks=100, Duration:-2 Hrs.

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Construction Materials
Road & Building Materials-Timber, Stone, Brick, Sand, Mortar, Concrete, Paints Bitumen etc. Detailing of Walls, floors, roofs, ceilings, staircases, doors & windows, Finishing of Building, plastering, painting, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting & acoustics, etc.
Theory of Structure
Bending moment & shear force diagrams for statically determine beams, Analysis of Statically determine the structure, Slope and deflection, columns, fixed and continuous beams, the elastic theory of arches, suspension girder bridge, analysis of the frame, the concept of structural stability, retaining wall, moving loads and influence lines.
Design of Structure
Design of beams, columns, slabs, footing, design of compression numbers, design of roof truss, pre-stresses concrete, water tank, plate girder, tubular structures, the concept of earthquake-resistant design, use of Indian Standard Codes, design of bridges.
Transportation Engineering
Introduction: Mode of transportation.
Highway Planning: Geometric design of highways, testing, and specifications of paving materials, design of flexible and rigid pavements.
Traffic Engineering: Traffic characteristic, a theory of traffic flow, intersection design, traffic signs, and signal design, highway capacity.
Engineering Surveying
General Principles, sign convention surveying instruments, and their adjustment, recording of survey observations, plotting of maps and sections, errors and their adjustment. Measurement of distances, directions, and heights, correction of measure length and barrings, correction for local attractions, measurement of horizontal and vertical angles, leaving operations, refraction and curvature corrections, Chain and compass study, theodolite and tachometric traversing, traverse computation; plane table survey, solution of two and three points problems, contour surveying, setting out direction and grades & type of curves setting out of curves and excavation lines for building foundation.
Geotechnical Engineering
Soil Mechanics: Origin of soils, soil classification, soil compaction, sheet strength, soil parameters-liquid limit, plastic limit, plastic index, etc.
Foundation Engineering: Sub-surface investigations-drilling bore holes, sampling, penetration tests, plate load test.
Foundation types: Foundation design requirements, bearing capacity of piles in sands and clays, negative skin friction.
Environmental Engineering
Water pollution, air pollution, noise pollution-causes, effects and preventive measures.
Estimate & valuation
Introduction, specifications of work, rate analysis, schedule of rates, preparation of estimates for road and building projects. Basic knowledge of value, rental method of valuation, land and building methods of valuation.
Construction Management
Introduction, stages of construction, bar charts, and networks, the role of equipment and modern construction industries.

Name of Exam: Assistant Engineer (Civil) under Public Works Roads Department.


(MCQ OMR Based)

Modified Syllabus for General Studies

Full Marks: 60, Duration: 1.30 Hrs.

1. Current Affairs (India/Assam)

2. India History & National Movement

3. Assam History

4. Geography (India/Assam)

5. Indian Polity & Constitution

6. Sports/Books/Author and important people of Assam

7. The economy of India & Assam

8. Environment of Assam

9. General Mental Ability

10. Literature, culture & festivals of Assam & North East

11. English Grammar:

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