Sunday, November 18, 2018

Assam University 2018 : Recruitment of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) [01 Post]


Applications are invited for the recruitment of one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) positions to work in a DBT funded project entitled “Validation of some North East Indian traditional antiinflammatory plants for antiproliferative, antiangiogenic and antimetastatic properties: In search of novel anticancer agents” for a period of One year.

How to Apply: Applicants may walk-in for the interview on 27th November 2018 in the Department of Life Science and Bioinformatics, Assam University, Silchar-788011, Assam, India at 12 Noon with bio-data and supporting documents in original. The post is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project.

Qualification: The candidates must possess minimum 60% marks in M.Sc. in Life Science/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Botany or related discipline with good academic records. Preference will be given to candidates having demonstrated experience in the related research.

Fellowship: As per DBT, GOI norm

No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
The University reserves the right to accept application at any time and consider candidates of exceptional credentials without applications.

Advertisement Details: Pl check

2018 : [Release Postage] Two Communal Harmony Stamps

Credit : Postage Stamps

Credit : Postage Stamps

Credit : Postage Stamps

Credit : Postage Stamps

Republic Day 2019 : Stamp Design Competition is "Ahimsa Parmo Dharma"

Terms and Conditions to participate in "Republic Day 2019 - Stamp Design Competition"

1. Entries are invited for "Republic Day 2019 - Stamp Design Competition". The theme of the competition is "Ahimsa Parmo Dharma". The participants are to make original design on the subject (should not be copy of picture paited/creative by someone else.)

2. Any cityzen of India of all age groups can participate in this contest. The design could be in ink, water colour, oil colour or any other medium (Computer printed/printout will not be allowed). The design submitted should be such as can be depicted on the stamps in a visually appealing manner so as to be of interest to philatelists/collectors.

3. Participants are free to use drawing paper, art paper or any other type of white paper of A4 size.

4. The following particulars must be written legibly on the reverse of the entries.

1. Name of the participant
2. Age
3. Gender
4. Nationality
5. Full and complete residential address with Pin Code
6. Phone/Mobile Number
7. Email ID (if available)

5. An undertaking stating that 'The artwork submitted is original and no copyright issues are involved' should be sent along with entry. In case of any legal dispute related to copyright issue, Department of Posts will not be liable for the same.

6. The design should be sent through "Speed Post" only, in A4 size envelope. The participants should mention "Republic Day 2019 - Stamp Design Competition" on the envelope in which the drawing ins sent.

7. The prize winning designs will be considered for use on stamps and other philatelic material. The prize money will be as follows:-

Below 18 Years

1st Prize   Rs. 25,000

2nd Prize Rs. 15,000

3rd Prize Rs. 10,000

5 Consolation prizes Rs. 2,000

8. The competition will be open from 10.11.2018 to 15.12.2018. The entries should reach on following address by 15.12.2018. The entries received after last date of receipt will not be entertained.

[ESIC Recruitment 2018] : [Junior Engineer Civil] [79 Posts], [Apply Online]

Employees' State Insurance Corporation.
Last Date: 15/12/2018.

Online Applications (through website of ESIC at are invited for filling up the posts of Junior Engineer (Civil) and Junior Engineer (Electrical) in Employees' State Insurance Corporation as under:

1. Junior Engineer (Civil)
No of posts: 52 [SC:6 , ST:5 , OBC:15 , UR:26 ]

2. Junior Engineer (Electrical)
No of posts: 27 [SC:4 , ST:2 , OBC:8 , UR:13 ]

Educational Qualification:
1. Diploma / Degree in Civil / Electrical Engineering from a recognized university.

2. Two years Professional Experience.
Pay: Level – 6 of Pay Matrix with minimum pay of Rs. 35,400/- according to 7th CPC.

Age: Not exceeding 30 years (Relaxable in case of Government Servants and employees of ESI Corporation upto 5 years in accordance with the instructions and orders issued by the Central Govt.). Upper age limit is also relaxable to SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-Servicemen & other categories of persons as per rules/instructions of Govt. of India.

Application Fee:
a) Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Persons with Disabilities (PWD), Departmental Candidates, Female Candidates & Ex Servicemen: Rs. 250/-

b) All other categories (Non Refundable): Rs. 500/- Selection Process: The final selection for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil) and Junior Engineer (Electrical) will be made on the basis of merit position in Written Examination (Computer Based).

How to apply: Candidates must apply online through the website No other means/mode of application will be accepted. Applications received through any other mode will not be accepted and will be summarily rejected. To apply online visit our website, enter ESIC Home Page>>Recruitment>Apply online for Recruitment to the post of Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical) in ESIC – 2018.

The Closing Date for submission of Online Application through ESIC website is 15.12.2018.

Advertisement Details: Pl check
Apply Online: ClickHere.

APDCL Assistant Managers/Junior Manager Syllabus for Written Test : 2018

Syllabus for Written test for the Upcoming post of Assistant Managers

Syllabus for Assistant Manager (Degree Level)

Paper – 1: GENERAL

English: sentence completion, sentence improvement, ordering of words in a sentence,spotting errors, synonyms and antonyms, Idioms and phrases, fill in the blanks, wordgroups, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction.

General Aptitude: Time and distance; Series, Analogy, Statement, Direction; Verbal and non-verbal reasoning.
Syllabus for Assistant Manager (Degree Level) ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Electric Circuits: Network graph, KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis, Transient response of dc and ac networks, Sinusoidal steadystate analysis, Resonance, Passive filters, Ideal current and voltage sources,
Thevenin’s theorem, Norton’s theorem, Superposition theorem, Maximum power transfer theorem,Twoport networks, Three phase circuits, Power and power factor in ac circuits.

Electromagnetic Fields: Coulomb's Law, Electric Field Intensity, Electric Flux Density, Gauss's Law, Divergence, Electric field and potential due to point, line, plane and spherical charge distributions, Effect of dielectric medium, Capacitance of simple configurations, BiotSavart’s law, Ampere’s law, Curl, Faraday’s law, Lorentz force, Inductance, Magneto motive force, Reluctance, Magnetic circuits,Self and Mutual inductance of simple configurations.

Signals and Systems: Representation of continuous and discretetime signals, Shifting and scaling operations, Linear Time Invariant and Causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals, Sampling theorem, Applications of Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform and z-Transform.

Electrical Machines: Single phase transformer: equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, open circuit and short circuit tests, regulation and efficiency; Three phase transformers: connections, parallel operation; Autotransformer, Electromechanical energy conversion principles, DC machines: separately excited, series and shunt, motoring and generating mode of operation and their characteristics, starting and
speed control of dc motors; Three phase induction motors: principle of operation, types, performance, torque-speed characteristics, no-load and blocked rotor tests, equivalent circuit, starting and speed control; Operating principle of single phase induction motors; Synchronous machines: cylindrical and salient pole machines, performance, regulation and parallel operation of generators, starting of synchronous motor, characteristics; Types of losses and efficiency calculations of electric machines.

Power Systems: Power generation concepts, ac and dc transmission concepts, Models and performance of transmission lines and cables, Series and shunt compensation, Electric field distribution and insulators, Distribution systems, Perunit quantities, Bus admittance matrix, Gauss-Seidel and Newton Raphson load flow methods, Voltage and Frequency control, Power factor correction, Symmetrical components, Symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysis, Principles of overcurrent, differential and distance protection; Circuit breakers, System stability concepts, Equal area criterion.

Control Systems: Mathematical modeling and representation of systems, Feedback principle, transfer function, Block diagrams and Signal flow graphs, Transient and Steadystate analysis of linear time
invariant systems, Routh-Hurwitz and Nyquist criteria, Bode plots, Root loci, Stability analysis, Lag, Lead and LeadLag compensators; P, PI and PID controllers; State space model, State transition matrix. Electrical and Electronic Measurements: Bridges and Potentiometers, Measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor; Instrument transformers, Digital voltmeters and multimeters, Phase, Time and Frequency measurement; Oscilloscopes, Error analysis. Analog and Digital Electronics: Characteristics of diodes, BJT, MOSFET; Simple diode circuits: clipping, clamping, rectifiers; Amplifiers: Biasing, Equivalent circuit and Frequency response; Oscillators and Feedback amplifiers; Operational amplifiers: Characteristics and applications; Simple active filters, VCOs and Timers, Combinational and Sequential logic circuits, Multiplexer, Demultiplexer, Schmitt trigger, Sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, 8085Microprocessor: Architecture, Programming and Interfacing.

Power Electronics: Characteristics of semiconductor power devices: Diode, Thyristor, Triac, GTO, MOSFET, IGBT; DC to DC conversion: Buck, Boost and Buck-Boost converters; Single and three phase configuration of uncontrolled rectifiers, Line commutated thyristor based converters, Bidirectional ac to dc voltage source converters, Issues of line current harmonics, Power factor, Distortion factor of ac to dc converters, Single phase and three phase inverters, Sinusoidal pulse width modulation.
Syllabus for Assistant Manager (Degree Level) MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Applied Mechanics and Design Engineering Mechanics: Free-body diagrams and equilibrium; trusses and frames; virtual work; kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion; impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations, collisions.

Mechanics of Materials: Stress and strain, elastic constants, Poisson's ratio; Mohr’s circle for plane stress and plane strain; thin cylinders; shear force and bending moment diagrams; bending and shear stresses; deflection of beams; torsion of circular shafts; Euler’s theory of columns; energy methods; thermal stresses; strain gauges and rosettes; testing of materials with universal testing machine; testing of hardness and impact strength.

Theory of Machines: Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms; dynamic analysis of linkages; cams; gears and gear trains; flywheels and governors; balancing of reciprocating and rotating masses; gyroscope.

Vibrations: Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems, effect of damping; vibration isolation; resonance; critical speeds of shafts.

Machine Design: Design for static and dynamic loading; failure theories; fatigue strength and the S-N diagram; principles of the design of machine elements such as bolted, riveted and welded joints; shafts, gears, rolling and sliding contact bearings, brakes and clutches, springs.

Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences
Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties; fluid statics, manometry, buoyancy, forces on submerged bodies, stability of floating bodies; control-volume analysis of mass, momentum and energy; fluid acceleration; differential equations of continuity and momentum; Bernoulli’s equation; dimensional analysis; viscous flow of incompressible fluids, boundary layer, elementary turbulent flow, flow through pipes, head losses in pipes, bends and fittings.

Heat-Transfer: Modes of heat transfer; one dimensional heat conduction, resistance concept and electrical analogy, heat transfer through fins; unsteady heat conduction, lumped parameter system, Heisler's charts; thermal boundary layer, dimensionless parameters in free and forced convective heat transfer, heat transfer correlations for flow over flat plates and through pipes, effect of turbulence; heat exchanger performance, LMTD and NTU methods; radiative heat transfer, Stefan- Boltzmann law, Wien's displacement law, black and grey surfaces, view factors, radiation network analysis.

Thermodynamics: Thermodynamic systems and processes; properties of pure substances, behaviour of ideal and real gases; zeroth and first laws of thermodynamics, calculation of work and heat in various processes; second law of thermodynamics; thermodynamic property charts and tables, availability and irreversibility; thermodynamic relations.

Applications: Power Engineering: Air and gas compressors; vapour and gas power cycles, concepts of regeneration and reheat. I.C. Engines: Air-standard Otto, Diesel and dual cycles. Refrigeration and air-conditioning: Vapour and gas refrigeration and heat pump cycles; properties of moist air, psychrometric chart, basic psychrometric processes. Turbomachinery: Impulse and reaction principles, velocity diagrams, Pelton-wheel, Francis and Kaplan turbines. 

Materials, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials, phase diagrams, heat treatment, stress-straindiagrams for engineering materials.Casting, Forming and Joining Processes: Different types of castings, design of patterns, moulds and cores; solidification and cooling; riser and gating design. Plastic deformation and yield criteria; fundamentals of hot and cold working processes; load estimation for bulk (forging, rolling, extrusion, drawing) and sheet(shearing, deep drawing, bending) metal forming processes; principles of powder metallurgy. Principles of welding, brazing, soldering and adhesive

Machining and Machine Tool Operations: Mechanics of machining; basic machine tools; single and multi-point cutting tools, tool geometry and materials, tool life and wear; economics of machining; principles of non-traditional machining processes; principles of work holding, design of jigs and fixtures.

Metrology and Inspection: Limits, fits and tolerances; linear and angular measurements; comparators; gauge design; interferometry; form and finish measurement; alignment and testing methods; tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly.

Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD/CAM and their integration tools.

Production Planning and Control: Forecasting models, aggregate production planning, scheduling, materials requirement planning.

Inventory Control: Deterministic models; safety stock inventory control systems.

Operations Research: Linear programming, simplex method, transportation, assignment, network flow models, simple queuing models, PERT and CPM.

Syllabus for Assistant Manager (Degree Level) CIVIL ENGINEERING

Structural Engineering
Engineering Mechanics: System of forces, free-body diagrams, equilibrium equations; Internal forces in structures; Friction and its applications; Kinematics of point mass and rigid body; Centre of mass; Euler’s equations of motion; Impulse-momentum; Energy methods; Principles of virtual work.

Solid Mechanics: Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams; Simple stress and strain relationships; Theories of failures; Simple bending theory, flexural and shear stresses, shear centre; Uniform torsion, buckling of column, combined and direct bending stresses.

Structural Analysis: Statically determinate and indeterminate structures by force/ energy methods; Method of superposition; Analysis of trusses, arches, beams, cables and frames; Displacement methods: Slope deflection and moment distribution methods; Influence lines; Stiffness and flexibility methods of structural analysis.

Construction Materials and Management: Construction Materials: Structural steel - composition, material properties and behaviour; Concrete - constituents, mix design, short-term and long-term properties; Bricks and mortar; Timber; Bitumen. Construction Management: Types of construction projects; Tendering and construction contracts; Rate analysis and standard specifications; Cost estimation; Project planning and network analysis - PERT and CPM.

Concrete Structures: Working stress, Limit state and Ultimate load design concepts; Design of beams, slabs, columns; Bond and development length; Prestressed concrete; Analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads.

Steel Structures: Working stress and Limit state design concepts; Design of tension and compression members, beams and beam- columns, column bases; Connections – simple and eccentric, beam-column connections, plate girders and trusses; Plastic analysis of beams and frames.

Geotechnical Engineering
Soil Mechanics: Origin of soils, soil structure and fabric; Three-phase system and phase relationships, index properties; Unified and Indian standard soil classification system; Permeability - one dimensional flow, Darcy’s law; Seepage through soils - two-dimensional flow, flow nets, uplift pressure, piping; Principle of effective stress, capillarity, seepage force and quicksand condition; Compaction in laboratory and field conditions; One dimensional consolidation, time rate of consolidation; Mohr’s circle, stress paths, effective and total shear strength parameters, characteristics of clays and sand.

Foundation Engineering: Sub-surface investigations - scope, drilling bore holes, sampling, plate load test, standard penetration and cone penetration tests; Earth pressure theories - Rankine and Coulomb; Stability of slopes - finite and infinite slopes, method of slices and Bishop’s method; Stress distribution in soils - Boussinesq’s and Westergaard’s theories, pressure bulbs; Shallow foundations - Terzaghi’s and Meyerhoff’s bearing capacity theories, effect of water table; Combined footing and raft foundation;

Contact pressure; Settlement analysis in sands and clays; Deep foundations - types of piles, dynamic and static formulae, load capacity of piles in sands and clays, pile load test, negative skin friction. Water Resources Engineering.

Fluid Mechanics: Properties of fluids, fluid statics; Continuity, momentum, energy and corresponding equations; Potential flow, applications of momentum and energy equations; Laminar and turbulent flow; Flow in pipes, pipe networks; Concept of boundary layer and its growth.

Hydraulics: Forces on immersed bodies; Flow measurement in channels and pipes; Dimensional analysis and hydraulic similitude; Kinematics of flow, velocity triangles; Basics of hydraulic machines, specific speed of pumps and turbines; Channel Hydraulics - Energy-depth relationships, specific energy, critical flow, slope profile, hydraulic jump, uniform flow and gradually varied flow.

Hydrology: Hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evaporation, evapo-transpiration, watershed, infiltration, unit hydrographs, hydrograph analysis, flood estimation and routing, reservoir capacity, reservoir and
channel routing, surface run-off models, ground water hydrology - steady state well hydraulics and aquifers; Application of Darcy’s law.
Irrigation: Duty, delta, estimation of evapo-transpiration; Crop water requirements; Design of lined and unlined canals, head works, gravity dams and spillways; Design of weirs on permeable foundation; Types of irrigation systems, irrigation methods; Water logging and drainage; Canal regulatory works, cross-drainage structures, outlets and escapes.

Environmental Engineering
Water and Waste Water: Quality standards, basic unit processes and operations for water treatment. Drinking water standards, water requirements, basic unit operations and unit processes for surface water treatment, distribution of water. Sewage and sewerage treatment, quantity and characteristics of wastewater. Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater, effluent discharge standards. Domestic wastewater treatment, quantity of characteristics of domestic wastewater, primary and secondary treatment. Unit operations and unit processes of domestic wastewater, sludge disposal.

Air Pollution: Types of pollutants, their sources and impacts, air pollution meteorology, air pollution control, air quality standards and limits. Municipal Solid Wastes: Characteristics, generation, collection and transportation of solid wastes, engineered systems for solid waste management (reuse/ recycle, energy recovery, treatment and disposal).

Noise Pollution: Impacts of noise, permissible limits of noise pollution, measurement of noise and control of noise pollution.

Transportation Engineering
Transportation Infrastructure: Highway alignment and engineering surveys; Geometric design of highways - cross-sectional elements, sight distances, horizontal and vertical alignments; Geometric design of railway track; Airport runway length, taxiway and exit taxiway design. Highway Pavements: Highway materials - desirable properties and quality control tests; Design of bituminous paving mixes; Design factors for flexible and rigid pavements; Design of flexible pavement using IRC: 37-2012; Design of rigid pavements using IRC: 58-2011; Distresses in concrete pavements.

Traffic Engineering: Traffic studies on flow, speed, travel time - delay and O-D study, PCU, peak hour factor, parking study, accident study and analysis, statistical analysis of traffic data; Microscopic and macroscopic parameters of traffic flow, fundamental relationships; Control devices, signal design by Webster’s method; Types of intersections and channelization; Highway capacity and level of service of rural highways and urban roads.

Geomatics Engineering
Principles of surveying; Errors and their adjustment; Maps - scale, coordinate system; Distance and angle measurement - Levelling and trigonometric levelling; Traversing and triangulation survey; Total station; Horizontal and vertical curves. Photogrammetry - scale, flying height; Remote sensing - basics, platform and sensors, visual image interpretation; Basics of Geographical information system (GIS) and
Geographical Positioning system (GPS).

Networks, Signals and Systems: Network solution methods: nodal and mesh analysis; Network theorems: superposition, Thevenin and Norton’s, maximum power transfer; WyeDelta transformation; Steady state sinusoidal analysis using phasors; Time domain analysis of simple linear circuits; Solution of network equations using Laplace transform; Frequency domain analysis of RLC circuits; Linear 2port network parameters: driving point and transfer functions. Continuoustime signals: Fourier series and Fourier transform representations, sampling theorem and applications; Discretetime signals: discretetime Fourier transform (DTFT), DFT, FFT, Z‐ transform, interpolation of discretetime signals; LTI systems: definition and properties, causality, stability, impulse response, convolution, poles and zeros, parallel and cascade structure, frequency response, group delay, phase delay.

Electronic Devices: Energy bands in intrinsic and extrinsic silicon; Carrier transport: diffusion current, drift current, mobility and resistivity; Generation and recombination of carriers; Poisson and continuity equations; PN junction, Zener diode, BJT, MOS capacitor, MOSFET, LED, photo diode and solar cell.

Analog Circuits: Small signal equivalent circuits of diodes, BJTs and MOSFETs; Simple diode circuits: clipping,  clamping and rectifiers; Singlestage BJT and MOSFET amplifiers: biasing, bias stability, midfrequency small signal analysis and frequency response; BJT and MOSFET amplifiers: multistage, differential, feedback, power and operational; Simple opamp circuits; Active filters; Sinusoidal oscillators: criterion for oscillation, singletransistoand opamp configurations; Function generators, waveshaping circuits and 555 timers; Voltage reference circuits; Power supplies: ripple removal and regulation.

Digital Circuits: Number systems; Combinatorial circuits: Boolean algebra, minimization of functions using Boolean identities and Karnaugh map, logic gates and their static CMOS implementations, arithmetic circuits, code converters, multiplexers and decoders; Sequential circuits: latches and flipflops, counters, shiftregisters and finite state machines; Data converters: sample and hold circuits, ADCs and DACs.

Control Systems: Basic control system components; Feedback principle; Transfer function; Block diagram representation; Transient and steadystate analysis of LTI systems; Frequency response; RouthHurwitz and Nyquist stability criteria; Bode and rootlocus plots; Lag, lead and laglead compensation; State variable model and solution of state equation of LTI systems.

Communications: Random processes: autocorrelation and power spectral density; Analog communications: amplitude modulation and demodulation, angle modulation and demodulation, spectra of AM and FM, superheterodyne receivers, circuits for analog communications; Digital communications: PCM, DPCM, digital modulation schemes, amplitude, phase and frequency shift keying (ASK, PSK, FSK), QAM, MAP and ML decoding, matched filter receiver, calculation of bandwidth, SNR and BER for digital modulation; Basics of TDMA, FDMA and CDMA.

Electromagnetics: Electrostatics; Maxwell’s equations: differential and integral forms and their interpretation, boundary conditions, wave equation, Poynting vector; Plane waves and properties: reflection and refraction, polarization, phase and group velocity, propagation through various media, skin depth; Transmission lines: equations, characteristic impedance, impedance matching, impedance transformation, Sparameters, Smith chart; Waveguides: modes, boundary conditions, cutoff frequencies, dispersion relations; Antennas: antenna types, radiation pattern, gain and directivity, return loss, antenna arrays; Basics of radar; Light propagation in optical fibers. 
Syllabus for Assistant Manager (Degree Level)INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Digital Logic: Boolean algebra. Combinational and sequential circuits. Minimization. Number representations and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point).

Computer Organization and Architecture: Machine instructions and addressing modes. ALU, datapath and control unit. Instruction pipelining. Memory hierarchy: cache, main memory and secondary storage; I/O interface (interrupt and DMA mode).

Programming and Data Structures: Programming in C. Recursion. Arrays, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, binary search trees, binary heaps, graphs.

Algorithms: Searching, sorting, hashing. Asymptotic worst case time and space complexity. Algorithm design techniques: greedy, dynamic programming and divideandconquer. Graph search, minimum spanning trees, shortest paths.

Theory of Computation: Regular expressions and finite automata. Context-free grammars and pushdown automata. Regular and contex-free languages, pumping lemma. Turing machines and undecidability.

Compiler Design: Lexical analysis, parsing, syntax-directed translation. Runtime environments. Intermediate code generation.

Operating System: Processes, threads, interprocess communication, concurrency and synchronization. Deadlock. CPU scheduling. Memory management and virtual memory. File systems.

Databases: ERmodel. Relational model: relational algebra, tuple calculus, SQL. Integrity constraints, normal forms. File organization, indexing (e.g., B and B+ trees). Transactions and concurrency control.

Computer Networks:
Concept of layering. LAN technologies (Ethernet). Flow and error control techniques, switching. IPv4/IPv6, routers and routing algorithms (distance vector, link state). TCP/UDP and sockets, congestion control. Application layer protocols (DNS, SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP). Basics of Wi-Fi. Network security: authentication, basics of public key and private key cryptography, digital signatures and certificates, firewalls. 
Syllabus for the post of Assistant Manager (HR)
1. The concept and significance of Organizational behavior: Skills and roles in an organization - Classical, Neo-classical and modern theories of
organizational structure - Organizational design - Understanding and Managing individual behavior personality – Perception – Values – Attitudes – Learning - Motivation. Understanding and managing group behavior, Processes - Inter-personal and group dynamics – Communication – Leadership - Managing change - Managing conflicts - Organizational development

2. Human Resource Management (HRM): Significance; Objectives; Functions; A diagnostic model; External and Internal environment;Forces and Influences; Organizing HRM function, HRM in changing environment

3. Recruitment and Selection: Sources of recruits; Recruiting methods; Selection procedure; Selection tests; Placement and Follow-up.

4. Performance Appraisal System: Importance and Objectives; Techniques of appraisal system; New trends in appraisal system.

5. Development of Personnel: Objectives; Determining Needs; Methods of Training & Development programmes; Evaluation.

6. Career Planning and Development: Concept of career; Career planning and development methods.

7. Compensation and Benefits: Job evaluation techniques; Wage and salary administration; Fringe Benefits; Human resource records and audit.

8. Exit policy and implications.

9. Employee Discipline: Importance; causes and forms; Disciplinary action; Domestic enquiry.

10. Grievance Management: Importance; Process and Practices; Employee Welfare and Social Security Measures.

11. Industrial Relations: Importance; Industrial conflicts; Causes; Dispute settlement machinery.

12. Trade Unions: Importance of Unionism; Union leadership; National Trade Union Movement.

13. Collective Bargaining: Concept; Process; Pre-requisites; New trends in collective bargaining.

14. Industrial Democracy and Employee Participation: Need for industrial democracy; Pre-requisites for industrial democracy; Employee
Participation—Objectives; Forms of Employee Participation.

15. Future of Human Resource Management.

16. Human Resource Information System (HRIS).
Syllabus for Assistant Manager (Law)Questions will be of multiple choice (MCQ) types and generally from the following domain/academic area:

1. The Constitution of India

2. Electricity Act, 2003

3. Labour & Industrial Laws : The Industrial Dispute Act,1947, The Factories Act,1948, The Trade Unions Act,1926, The Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act,1946, The Contract Labour (Regulations and Abolition) Act,1970, The Payment of Gratuity Act,1972, The Payment of Wages Act,1936, The Minimum Wages Act,1948 , The Employees
Provident Fund and Misc. Provisions Act,1952, The Employees State Insurance Act,1948, The Employee’s Compensation Act,1923.

4. Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

5. Indian Evidence Act,1872

6. Indian Penal Code, 1860

7. Code of Criminal Procedure,1973

8. Code of Civil Procedure,1908

9. Companies Act, 2013

10. Indian Contract Act, 1872

11. Specific Relief Act, 1963

12. Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (( incl. National Green Tribunal Act 2010 )

13. Contempt of Court Act, 1971

14. Right to Information Act, 2005

15. Consumer Protection Act, 1986

16. Essential Commodities Act, 1957

17. Information Technology Act, 2000

18. Motor Vehicles Act ( as amended )

19. Tort (( incl. Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991)

20. Administrative Law

The topics / domain area mentioned above are only indicative and cover the broad areas in line with requirement of position.
Syllabus for Written test for the Upcoming postof Junior Managers
Syllabus for Junior Manager (Diploma Level)

Paper – 1: GENERAL

English: sentence completion, sentence improvement, ordering of words in a sentence, spotting errors, synonyms and antonyms, Idioms and phrases, fill in the blanks, word groups.

General Aptitude: Time and distance; Series, Analogy, Statement, Direction; Verbal and non-verbal reasoning.

General Knowledge: Current Affairs (National and International); Who’s Who; Sports; Books and Authors; Awards and Honours; Science – Inventions and Discoveries; Abbreviations; Important Days.
Syllabus for Junior Manager (Diploma Level) ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Electrical Circuits: Phasors and phasor algebra, balanced and unbalanced poly-phase circuit, Test signals, Star-Delta transformation, Network theorems, Parameters of electromagnetic circuits, resonance in R-L-C Series and Parallel circuits, Network analysis by mesh and node methods.

Electrical Engineering Materials: Conducting, Insulating materials and Magnetic materials, Properties and applications.

Electrical Instruments and Measurements: Principles of measurements: Classification, accuracy and sensitivity, damping and control forces, shunt and multiplier, Measurement of resistance: Low, medium and high. Principle and uses of DC potentiometers, AC Bridges. Indicating instruments: Multimeter, PF meters, synchroscope.

Electrical Machines: Classification of D.C. machines: Constructional features, e.m.f., torque, excitations, motor performance, speed, power, size considerations, speed control, efficiency.

Transformers: Induced e.m.f., equivalent circuits, regulation, different efficiencies. Three phase induction machines: Torque characteristics, Starting, equivalent Circuits. Three Phase Synchronous. Machines: Generation, voltage regulation, parallel operation, synchronous motor, starting and V-curves, Single phase motors: type, starting characteristics.

Generation, Transmission and Distribution:
Generation: Thermal, Hydel and Nuclear Power Stations, Prime movers and alternators. Transmission: Voltage levels, line conductors, electrical line parameters of short and medium lines, voltage regulation, corona. Distribution: D.C. and A.C. systems, voltage level, types of distribution
feeders and distributors, voltage drop and effects, power factor improvement plant. Substation: Different types, site selection, equipments, electrical earthing. Switchgear: Switches, isolators, circuit breakers and their types. Protection: Fault current and protective devices, fuses, relay functions, alternator, Transformer protection, thermal relays, over voltage-causes, effect and protective devices.

Electrical Estimation and Costing: Estimation of materials for industrial and residential installations. UPS and small diesel generating-set and accessories. Cost estimation of materials and selection criteria, Design and calculation of the cost of 400V/230V three phase 4 wire, 100-500 KW overhead line, Tenders.

Electrical Power Utilizaion: Design of lighting system. Electrical Heating: Resistance heating, Induction heating, Arc heating and Dielectric heating, types of electric welding Electrochemical process: Principles,
equipment and procedure. Electrical Drives: Characteristics of various electric drives, speed control, starting and breaking, mechanical consideration, selection of motors. Power Electronics: Power diodes and Darlington Pair. Thyristor: Principle, thyristor family, firing circuits, applications, Selenium rectifiers, uncontrolled and controlled rectification, Power MOSFETS.

Digital Electronics: Digital signals, gates, Boolean algebra, logic families, multiplexures / demultiplexure, Encoders/decoders, flip-flops, registers, counters and applications of logic gates, OPAMPS in timing circuits, A/D and D/A conversion.

Computer Programming: Concept of low level and high level languages, Block-diagram, concept of flow chart, and algorithm, Assemblers, Macros, sub-routines, co-routines, loaders, linkers, editors and compilers, programming and file handling in C and C++.

Syllabus for Junior Manager (Diploma Level) MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Engineering Mechanics & Strength Of Materials: Vector concepts, rest and motion, Introduction to force systems (Parallel, Concurrent & Coplanar); Free Body Diagram; Equilibrium principle; Static analysis of systems; Friction and impending motion; rolling and sliding of cylinders; Newton’s law of motion and derived concepts. Centroid; Area & mass
moment of inertia. Work-Energy principle; Impulse; Collision of two bodies; Plane motion of particles and applications; Static analysis of simple structures; Method of joints and method of sections. Virtual work; combined motion of rotation and translation; Transmission of power by belt and gear drives. Stress & strain; Shear stresses, Principal stress and
strain, Mohr’s circle for stress and strain analysis, Beams & columns; Shear force and bending moment diagram. Theories of Failures; Columns, Struts; Stress & strain analysis of shafts under torsion, analysis of springs.

Engineering Materials: Mechanical, thermal, chemical properties, structure of materials, alloys. Iron and its alloys, Iron carbon phase diagrams, steel and their important alloys of iron, heat treatment processes, Elastic & plastic behaviors; Plastic deformation. Effect of various alloying elements on mechanical properties of Iron: Bearing alloys; Powder metallurgy; Fick’s law. Commonly used engineering materials for tools, engineering components and household objects.

Design of Machine Element: Concept of FOS, material selection, engineering materials, Design of Rivets, Screws, Bolts with detail analysis. Cotter and Knuckle joints, shafts, keys and couplings, Springs – helical and leaf types.

Hydraulics and Hydraulic Machines: Properties of liquid, hydraulic pressure and its measurement, Forces on immersed bodies; Center of pressure; Buoyancy stability of immersed and floating bodies; Flow of liquids: 1-D, 2-D, & 3-D flows; steady, unsteady, laminar and turbulent flows; continuity equation,momentum equation, and energy equation and their applications, Euler equation and Bernoulli’s equation; Orifice, mouth piece and nozzles, flow through pipes and piping systems, losses in piping systems; fundamentals of channel flow, hydraulic jump; flow measurements : Dimensional analysis and associated theorems. Non dimensional numbers and their significances; Stream function and velocity potential function; streamline, streakline and pathline; Rotational and irrotational flow, circulation and vorticity; Free and forced vortex; Basic flows like rectilinear, source, sink, doublet etc. Different types of pump, reciprocating and rotary pumps, operation and maintenances of pumps, Cavitation and NPSH; Characteristic curves of pumps, losses and efficiencies of pumps. Compressors, blowers and fans. Different types of turbines, Francis, Kaplan and Pelton turbines,
operation and maintenance of turbines; characteristic curves, work done and efficiency of turbine, specific speed and selection of pumps and turbines. Hydraulic machinery like hydraulic ram, hydraulic coupling and torque converter, hydraulic jack, screw pump, Gear pump, Vane pump etc.

Thermal Engineering: Basic thermodynamic concepts; System and surrounding; Thermodynamic Properties; Intensive and Extensive properties; Point and path functions; Zeroth law, first and second laws of thermodynamics and associated corollaries; Concepts of absolute temperature, internal energy, enthalpy &entropy; Clausius inequality, concept of availability, Maxwell’s relations. Application of thermodynamic laws, reversibility & irreversibility , internal & external irreversibility; Pure substances and mixtures. Thermodynamic cycles: Carnot cycle, Rankine cycle, Joule-Brayton cycle ; Air standard cycles; Otto cycle and Diesel cycles. Ideal gas compression and compressors, jet propulsion, gas compressors, stream generators, Fuel and combustion, I.C. engine, calculation of efficiencies, testing of IC. Engines; Open and closed gas turbine cycles, introduction to heat and mass transfer; heat exchanger; LMTD and NTU methods. Principles of refrigeration, air refrigeration system, Vapor compression refrigeration system, refrigeration cycles, use of T-S & P-H charts for refrigeration, refrigerants and their properties, vapor absorption system, psychometric properties and charts. Types of power plants; components of steam power plant; hydro-electric power plant, nuclear power plants, diesel power plant. Elementary solar and geothermal power systems.

Theory of Machines: Kinematics and kinetics; mechanisms and structure; inversions; kinematic chains; different types of mechanisms; degree of freedom & its determination; Grashof’s criteria; velocity analysis; acceleration analysis; gear trains; balancing of rotating masses; brakes & dynamometer.

Production and Industrial Engineering: Fundamentals of metal cutting, tool geometry, Calculations of cutting forces and tool life; General purpose machine tool and their operations, various welding techniques like arc, gas, resistance etc. Metal forming methods like rolling, drawing, extrusion, press working; powder metallurgy; heat treatment of metals;
Introduction to NC and CNC machines; basics of measuring instruments; study of transducers; static and dynamic characteristic of instruments; Introduction to metrology: Limits, fits and tolerance, Mechanical and optical comparators; Measuring instruments of angles; measurements of surface roughness and thread profiles, calibration of various measuring instruments. Production planning; Inventory control; material and wage calculation; elements of cost; network analysis; work study and estimating machining time; break even analysis; TQM & ISO 9000; Shop floor management; Machines & Industrial safety. 

Syllabus for Junior Manager (Diploma Level) CIVIL ENGINEERING
Strength of Materials & Theory of Structures: Normal stress, shearing stress, Normal strain, Hooke’s Law, Stress-strain behaviour of mild steel, Poisson’s Ratio, Shearing strain, Torsion of Circular Shaft, Relations among load, Shear and Bending Moment, Shear and Bending-Moment Diagrams, Pure Bending, Bending of Members Made of several Materials, Shearing Stresses in a Beam, Mohr’s Circle for Plane Stress, Principal Stresses, Maximum Shearing Stress, Euler’s Formula for Pin-Ended Columns and columns with other End conditions. Equation of the Elastic Curve by Double Integration Method, Slope and Deflection of Determinate Beams by Moment-Area Theorems, Deflections and Slope by Energy Methods, Castigliano’s Theorem, Stability and Degree of Indeterminacy, Rolling loads and Influence lines for Determinate Beams, Trusses, and Floor Girders, Cables and Three-Hinged Arch.

Water Resources Engineering: Hydrology: rainfall, stream flow measurements, runoff, hydrographs, flood studies, reservoir and channel routing, flood forecasting, flood protection measures, river training
works, well hydraulics; Irrigation: Command area, duty and delta, canal outlets, crop-water requirement.

Fluid Mechanics: Properties of Fluid, Manometry, Forces on Plane and Curved surfaces, Flow classification, Continuity Equation, Momentum Equation, and Energy Equation and their Applications, Orifices, Venturimeter, Weirs and Notches, Laminar and Turbulent Flow through Pipes, Darcy Weisbach Equation, Moody Diagram, Steady Uniform Flow in Open Channels, Manning’s Formula.

Geotechnical Engineering: Preliminary definitions & relationship, Determination of index properties, classification of soils, soil structure and clay mineralogy, permeability, Darcy’s law, seepage analysis, compaction, one dimensional consolidation, Terzaghi’s theory, shear strength, theoretical consideration and tests, shallow and deep foundations, soil exploration.

Highway and Railway Engineering: Highway Geometric Design: Cross sectional elements, Sight distances, horizontal and vertical alignments; Types and components of Pavement structures, Design of Flexible Pavements; Traffic Characteristics: Road user and vehicular characteristics, traffic volume studies, O-D studies and traffic capacity studies;

Railways: Components, construction and maintenance of rail tracks, points and crossings. Surveying: Contouring, Theodolite and its adjustment, measurement of angles and setting out lines, Trigonometrical leveling, Tacheometry, Curves and different methods of setting out curves, Introduction to electronic Theodolites and Total Stations.

Structural Design: Working stress methods of design, singly and doubly reinforced sections, rectangular and Tee beams, shear, torsion and development length, one and two way slabs, short and long column,
Design of isolated footings, Introduction of limit state design, Design for flexure, shear and compression, Design of riveted and welded connections, tension and compression members, splicing and lacing, Beam column connection, roof trusses.

Environmental Engineering: Estimation of quantity of water, per capita demand, population forecasting, water quality parameters, treatment of water, distribution system, Estimation of quantity of sewage, dry weather flow and storm run off, sewer appurtenances, characteristics of sewage, treatment and disposal of sewage, sludge digestion.
Syllabus for Junior Manager (Diploma Level) INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Object Oriented Programming in C++: Principles of Object Oriented Programming, Classes & Objects, Functions, Constructors & Destructors, Inheritance, Polymorphism, Encapsulation, Pointers in C++, Array, String.
Database Management System: Database system concepts, Database Model, Types of Database, Relational Data Model, ER Diagram & Normalization, SQL, Query Processing & Transaction Processing, Concurrency, Lock Based Protocols.

Operating System: Introduction to Operating System, Evolution, Generations, Components & Services, Process Management, Scheduling Algorithms, Memory Management, I/O management, File System Management, Security & protection.

Data Structure: Introduction To Data Structure, Principles ofProgramming & Analysis of Algorithms, Sorting & Searching Algorithms, Stacks, Linked Lists, Type of Lists, Queues, Trees, Tree Types & Traversal Methods, Graphs and Hashing. Microprocessor and Assembly Language Programming: Basics of Microprocessor, 16 bit Microprocessor, Instruction set, Assembly language programming. Data Communication & Computer Networks: Basic Network concepts, Network Topologies,Networking Devices, Transmission media, OSI Model, TCP/IP Fundamentals.

Basics of Multimedia and Web Development: Multimedia Basics, Audio Fundamentals, Image Fundamentals, Image and Graphics, World Wide Web & its Evolution, HTML, CSS.

Computer Organization and Architecture: Software & Hardware Organization of Computers, Addressing Modes, CPU Design, Memory organization, I/O Organization, DMA Data Transfers.

Basic Electronics: Introduction to Digital Electronics, Number System, Logic Gates & Boolean Algebra, Flip-Flops, Memories, Semiconductors, Rectifiers & Filters, Transistors.

Software Development: Software Development Process, Analysis & Design models, Software Testing Fundamentals.

Computer Hardware and Maintenance: Motherboard & its Components, Memory & Storage Devices, I/O Devices & Interface, Power Supply, Troubleshooting & Maintenance.