Scheme of Examination
Name of the Test 
No. of Questions 
Duration (Minutes) 
Maximum Marks 
Part: A: Written Examination (Objective Type) 
150 
150 
150 
PaperI: General Studies and General Abilities 
PaperII: Civil Engineering (Diploma Level)/Mechanical Engineering (Diploma Level) 
150 
150 
150 
Total 
300 
Syllabus
PaperI: General Studies and General Abilities
 Current Affairs – Regional, National and International
 International Relations and Events.
 General Science; India’s achievements in Science and Technology
 Environmental issues and Disaster Management
 Economy of India and Telangana
 Geography of India with a focus on Telangana
 Indian Constitution and Polity with a focus on local self Government
 Society, Culture, Heritage, Arts and Literature of Telangana
 Policies of Telangana State
 History of Modern India with a focus on Indian National Movement
 History of Telangana with special emphasis on Movement for Telangana Statehood
 Logical Reasoning, Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation
 Basic English (8th Class Standard)
PaperII: Civil Engineering (Diploma Level)

Surveying
Fundamental concepts; Classification of Surveys; Chain Surveying; Compass Surveying; Levelling and Contouring; Theodolite Surveying; Tacheometry; Curves; Introduction and fundamental concepts of electronic measuring instruments  EDM, Total Station, GIS & GPS.

Construction Materials & Practice
Properties and uses of construction materials  Stones, Bricks, Tiles, Sand, Cement, Timber, Plastics, Glass, Asbestos, Paints, Distempers, Enamels and Varnishes; Preparation of Cement mortar for various works.
Classification of Buildings as per NBC, Site investigation for foundation as per NBC Trial Pit and auger boring, classification of foundations, construction of spread footing and well foundation; Stone and Brick masonry  types and principles of construction; Doors and Windows  types, fittings and fastenings, types and functions of Lintels, Sunshades and Roofs, Flooring  Construction and types of material; Types of Stairs; Scaffolding; Types of Plastering, Pointing, Painting and White / Colour Wash.

Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials
Forces  types of Forces, Parallelogram, Triangle and Polygon Law of Forces, Lami’s theorem; Centre of Gravity and Moment of Inertia; Simple stresses and strains, Hooke’s law – stress strain diagram, working strength, elastic constants, Poisson’s ratio, Relationship between elastic constants, compound rods, temperature stresses, strain energy, proof resilience, impact loading; Shear force and bending moment diagrams for simply supported, over hanging and cantilever beams, relation between intensity of loading, shear force and bending moment; Theory of simple bending, modulus of section, moment of resistance, distribution of shear stress in rectangular, circular and ISections; Deflection in cantilever and simply supported beams subjected to simple loading; Columns and struts  Euler’s and Rankine’s formulae, Slenderness ratio, simple builtup columns; Analysis of dams and retaining walls; Simple plane and pinjointed trusses, Stresses by method of joints and method of sections.

Hydraulics
Properties of fluids, fluid pressure and its measurement; Types of flows, energies in fluid motion, Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications – venture metre, pitot tube; Orifice and mouthpiece; Notches and weirs; Flow through pipes, hydraulic gradient line and total energy line, laminar and turbulent flow in pipes  Reynolds number, measurement of velocity; open channels; Water turbines – classification, centrifugal and reciprocating pumps; Layout of hydroelectric power plant.

Quantity Surveying
Abstract estimate, detailed estimate  centreline and long & short wall method, various items of Civil Engineering works as per Indian Standards; General Specifications  earth work, brick / stone masonry in cement mortar, RCC, plastering in cement mortar, Floor finishes with ceramic tiles and marbles, white washing, colour washing; Standard schedule of rates, lead and lift, preparation of lead statement; Computation of earth work  Midordinate, Mean Sectional area, Trepezoidal method, Prismoidal Rule; Approximate estimate – Plinth area and cubic rate estimate.

Design of Structures (RCC and Steel)
RCC structures: Design philosophies – principles and concepts of working stress method and limit state method, loads and permissible stresses, IS specifications, analysis and design  rectangular beam, slab, Tbeam, column, footing and stair case. Steel Structures: Properties of steel sections, loads and permissible stresses, IS specifications, Analysis and design  welded joints, beam, column, column base, tension member; Design of roof truss.

Irrigation Engineering
Definitions, duty, delta, base period, rainfall and its measurement, factors affecting runoff, methods of computing maximum flood discharge; Classification of head works, component parts of a weir and barrage, factors influencing selection of site  reservoirs and dams; Classification of canals, canal lining, cross drainage works; Soil erosion, water logging, soil water plant relationship; Necessity of irrigation  advantages and disadvantages, irrigation methods.

Environmental Engineering
Basics of ecosystem, water supply scheme; Sources of water; Conveyance of water – pipes, joints and laying; Testing of water, drinking water standards; Treatment of water; Distribution of water; Water supply connection to a building.
Quantity of sewage, surface drains, design of sewers running half full, limiting velocities; Laying of sewers, sewer appurtenances; Collection of sewage samples, characteristics of domestic and industrial sewage – BOD, COD; Sewage treatment, septic tank & soak pit, sewage disposal  dilution and sewage farming; House drainage arrangements in buildings; Solid waste  collection and disposal; Air Pollution  sources, effects and controlling methods.
 Transportation Engineering
Alignment of roads  plain and hilly terrain, surveys; Cross section of road structure, width of pavement, Camber, Gradient, Super elevation, Transition curves, horizontal and vertical alignment; Pavement marking, traffic signs, traffic islands.
Types of soil, classification of soil  Textural, IS Classification, physical properties  plasticity, cohesion, consolidation, compaction, permeability, compressibility, soil moisture content, specific gravity, density; Bearing capacity of soil.
PaperII: Mechanical Engineering (Diploma Level)

Thermal Engineering:
Thermodynamics: Thermodynamic systems and properties – Zeroth law of thermodynamics  First law of thermodynamics – Second law of thermodynamics – Steady flow energy equation  Laws of perfect gases – Characteristics gas equation – Universal gas equation. Thermodynamic processes – Entropy – Air stand cycles – Carnot cycle – Otto cycle – Diesel cycle. Properties of steam  Sensible heat  Latent heat – Degree of super heat  Dryness fraction  Simple calculations on enthalpy of steam without using steam tables and Mollier chart. Refrigeration and Air conditioning – Fundamentals of refrigeration  Definition and meaning of refrigeration – Unit of refrigeration – COP – Carnot Refrigeration cycle and Bell column refrigeration cycle. Fuels – Types of fuels – Calorific values – Bomb calorimeter and Junker gas calorimeter.
Heat Engines: Internal Combustion Engines – Components of IC engines  Working principle – Valve and Port timing diagrams  Working of simple carburetor  Cooling system  Ignition system  Governing and Super charging of IC engines. Air compressors – Type of compressors – Single stage compressor – Multi stage Compressor  Rotary compressors. Gas turbines – Classification – Working of Constant Pressure (Open, closed and Semi closed) gas turbines  Applications and limitations of gas turbines. Steam Boilers – Classification – Working and differences between fire tube and water tube boilers  Mountings and Accessories – Performance of Boiler. Steam nozzles &Turbines – Flow through steam nozzles – Velocity and discharge through steam nozzles – Critical pressure ratio  Classification of turbines  Working principle of impulse and reaction turbines  Expression for Axial thrust, Tangential thrust, Work done and efficiencies – Methods of compounding – Governing of turbines. Automobile Engineering: Identify of the various components of an Automobile  Functions of basic structure, power plant, transmission system, auxiliaries, Control of the Automobile  Concept of total resistance.

Manufacturing Technology:
Methods of manufacturing processes: Foundry  Mechanical working of metals  Powder metallurgy  Welding, soldering and brazing  Lathe and Lathe work  Drilling machines – Shaper, Slotter and Planer – Broaching Machines  Milling and Grinding machines  Modern machining processes  USM, AJM, EDM and LBM Processes  Plastics and Plastic processing  Press tools  Jigs and Fixtures. Metrology: Linear and Angular measurements – Comparators  Measurement of surface roughness  Collimators  Interferometer.

Engineering Mechanics & Strength of Materials:
Statics: Scalar and Vector quantities  Force  System of forces – Composition and resolution of forces  Resultant of forces – Parallelogram law of forces – Moment of a force – Law of moments – Varignon’s principle – Parallel forces and their resultant  Couples and moment of a couple  Equilibrium and equilibriant – Conditions for equilibrium  Triangle and Polygon law of forces  Lami’s theorem. Friction  Simple machines  Centre of gravity  Moment of Inertia.
Dynamics: Linear Motion – Motion under gravity  Newton's laws of motions –Impulse  Law of Conservation of momentum and Recoil of gun – Work, Power and Energy – Circular motion – Centripetal force – Motion of a vehicle on level circular track – Super elevation  Simple Harmonic motion – Applications of SHM.
Strength of Materials: Simple stresses and strains – Stress and strain diagram  Hooke's law – Elastic constants  Poisson's ratio  Relationship between elastic constants  Temperature stresses  Strain energy  Shear force and bending moment diagrams – Type of beams  Types of loads SF and BM diagrams with Point load and uniformly distributed loads for Cantilever and Simply supported beam  Theory of simple bending – Bending equation  Bending stress  Modulus of section – Deflection and slope of Cantilever and simple supported beam with Point load and uniformly distributed load  Torsion of shafts  Springs  Thin cylindrical shells.

Machine Design:
Design factors  Factor of safety  Limits, tolerances and fits – Conventional symbols of Materials and machine components  Welding symbols  Surface roughness values and symbols  Specifications of materials and standard components  Bolts, Nuts and screws  Shafts, keys and couplings  Belt, chain and Gear drives – Cams  Fly wheel – Governors.

Engineering Materials:
Mechanical properties of engineering materials  Testing and structure of materials  Production of iron and steel – Iron/carbon equilibrium diagram  Heat treatment of steels  Ferrous and non ferrous metals and their alloys.

Hydraulics and Hydraulics Machinery:
Hydraulics: Properties of fluids  Fluid pressure and its measurement  Types of fluid flow – Reynolds’s Number – Equation of Continuity  Energy of fluids  Bernoulli’s theorem – Venturimeter  Pitot tube – Hydraulic Coefficients. Flow through pipes: Concept of loss of head in pipes due to friction  Darcy’s and Chezy’s formulae  Hydraulic gradient line and total energy line  Power transmission through a pipe – Syphon – Transmission efficiency  Condition for max. power transmission through a pipe.
Hydraulics Machines: Impact of jets  Water turbines: Classification of turbines  Pelton wheel  Francis turbine  Kaplan turbine – Expressions for Work, Power, and Efficiencies of Pelton wheel, Francis Turbine and Kaplan Turbine  Differences between turbines  Governing of turbines.  Hydro electric power plant and its Lay out. Pumps: Classification of pumps  Construction and working of Reciprocating single acting/double acting pumps – Expressions for discharge, slip, Work and Power – Air vessel. Centrifugal pumps: Construction and working of Centrifugal pumps  Expression for Work, Power, Manometric head and Efficiencies – Differences between Pumps – Priming  Foot Valve and strainer – Cavitation.
 Industrial Engineering and Management:
Management: Principles and functions of management  Organization structure and organizational behavior – Production Management  Material management  Marketing and sales.
Industrial Engineering and Management, Hydraulics and Hydraulics Machinery, Engineering Materials, Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics & Strength of Materials, Manufacturing Technology, Thermal Engineering,
