Building Materials(TOTAL 30 HRS)

1.Physical and chemical properties(6 CLS*3 HRS)

2.Classification, Standard Tests, Uses and Manufacture/Quarrying of Materials(4 CLS*3 HRS) TOTAL=30 HOURS

Estimating, Costing and Valuation(TOTAL 22HRS)

1.Estimate, glossary of technical terms, analysis of rates, methods and unit of measurement, Items of work – earthwork, Brick work (Modular & Traditional bricks), RCC work, Shuttering, Timber work, Painting, Flooring, and Plastering.(3 CLS*2HRS)

2.Boundary wall, Brick building, Water Tank, Septic tank, Bar bending schedule, Centre line method, Mid-section formula, Trapezoidal formula, Simpson’s rule.(3CLS*2HRS)

3.Cost estimate of Septic tank, flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles and pile-caps.(3CLS*2HRS)

4.Valuation – Value and cost, scrap value, salvage value, assessed value, sinking fund, depreciation and obsolescence, methods of Valuation.(2CLS*2HRS)

Surveying(TOTAL 47HRS)

1.Principles of surveying, measurement of distance, chain surveying.(2CLS*3HRS)


2.Working of prismatic compass, compass traversing, bearings, local attraction, plane table surveying.(3CLS*3HRS)

3.The odolite traversing, adjustment of theodolite, Leveling, Definition of terms used in leveling, contouring, curvature and refraction corrections.(8CLS*2HRS)

4.Temporary and permanent adjustments of dumpy level, methods of contouring.(2CLS*3HRS)

5.Uses of contour map, tachometric survey, curve setting(3CLS*2HRS)

6.Earth work calculation, advanced surveying equipment.(2CLS*2HRS)

 Soil Mechanics(TOTAL 60HRS)

1.Origin of soil, phase diagram, Definitions-void ratio, porosity, degree of saturation, water content, specific gravity of soil grains, unit weights, density index and interrelationship of different parameters, Grain size distribution curves and their uses.(3CLS*3HRS)


2.Index properties of soils, Atterberg’s limits, ISI soil classification and plasticity chart.(2CLS*2HRS)

3.Permeability of soil, coefficient of permeability, determination of coefficient of permeability, Unconfined and confined aquifers, effective stress, quick sand, consolidation of soils, Principles of consolidation, degree of consolidation, pre-consolidation pressure, normally consolidated soil, e-log p curve, computation of ultimate settlement.(10CLS*2HRS)

4.Shear strength of soils, direct shear test, Vane shear test, Triaxial test.(3CLS*2HRS)

5.Soil compaction, Laboratory compaction test, Maximum dry density and optimum moisture content, earth pressure theories, active and passive earth pressures, Bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, standard penetration test. (10CLS*2HRS)

Hydraulics(TOTAL 45HRS)

1.Fluid properties and hydrostatics, measurements of flow.(6CLS*2.5HRS)


2.Bernoulli’s theorem and its application.(2CLS*2HRS)

3.Flow through pipes.(3CLS*2HRS)

4.Flow in open channels, weirs, flumes, spillways, pumps and turbines.(10CLS*2HRS)

Irrigation Engineering(TOTAL 54HRS)

1.Definition, necessity, benefits, 2II effects of irrigation, types and methods of irrigation.(3CLS*2HRS)


2.Hydrology – Measurement of rainfall, run off coefficient, rain gauge.(3CLS*2HRS)

3.Losses from precipitation – evaporation, infiltration, etc. Water requirement of crops, duty, delta and base period, Kharif and Rabi Crops, Command area, Time factor, Crop ratio, Overlap allowance, Irrigation efficiencies.(5CLS*2HRS)

4.Different type of canals, types of canal irrigation, loss of water in canals. Canal lining – types and advantages. Shallow and deep to wells, yield from a well.(5CLS*2HRS)

5.Weir and barrage, Failure of weirs and permeable foundation, Slit and Scour, Kennedy’s theory of critical velocity.(5CLS*2HRS)

6.Lacey’s theory of uniform flow.(2CLS*2HRS)

7.Definition of flood, causes and effects, methods of flood control, water logging, preventive measure.(4CLS*2HRS)


Transportation Engineering(TOTAL 86HRS)

1.Highway Engineering – cross sectional elements, geometric design, types of pavements, pavement materials(15CLS*2HRS)


2.Aggregates and bitumen, different tests, Design of flexible and rigid pavements(6CLS*2HRS)

Water Bound Macadam (WBM) and Wet Mix Macadam (WMM), Gravel Road, Bituminous construction, Rigid pavement joint, pavement maintenance, Highway drainage(4CLS*2HRS)

Railway Engineering(10CLS*2HRS)

Components of permanent way -Sleepers, ballast, fixtures and fastening, track geometry, points and crossings, track junction, stations and yards.

Traffic Engineering – Different traffic survey, speed-flow-density and their interrelationships, intersections and interchanges, traffic signals, traffic operation, traffic signs and markings, road safety.(8CLS*2HRS)

Environmental Engineering(TOTAL 40HRS)

1.    Quality of water, source of water supply, purification of water, distribution of water, need of sanitation, sewerage systems, circular sewer, oval sewer, sewer appurtenances, sewage treatments.( 10CLS*2HRS)

2.    Surface water drainage. (2CLS*2HRS)

3.    Solid waste management – types, effects, engineered management system. (4CLS*2HRS)

4.    Air pollution – pollutants, causes, effects, control. (4CLS*2HRS)

5.    Noise pollution – cause, health effects, control (2CLS*2HRS)

Theory of Structures(TOTAL 52HRS)

1.    Elasticity constants, types of beams – determinate and indeterminate, bending moment and shear force diagrams of simply supported, cantilever and over hanging beams.(8CLS*2HRS)

2.    Moment of area and moment of inertia for rectangular & circular sections, bending moment and shear stress for tee, channel and compound sections.(3CLS*2HRS)

3.    Chimneys, dams and retaining walls, eccentric loads, slope deflection of simply supported and cantilever beams, critical load and columns, Torsion of circular section.(15CLS*2HRS)

Concrete Technology(TOTAL 24HRS)

1.    Properties, Advantages and uses of concrete, cement aggregates, importance of water quality, water cement ratio(5CLS*2HRS)

2.    Work ability, mix design, storage, batching, mixing, placement, compaction, finishing and curing of concrete.(5CLS*2HRS)

3.    Quality control of concrete, hot weather and cold weather concreting, repair and maintenance of concrete structures.(4CLS*2HRS)






1.    RCC beams-flexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, design of singly reinforced and double reinforced beams, cantilever beams.(12CLS*2HRS)

2.    T-beams, lintels.(4CLS*2HRS)

3.    One way and two way slabs, isolated footings. Reinforced brick works, columns, staircases, retaining wall, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State and Working Stress methods).(10CLS*2HRS)


Steel Design(TOTAL 20HRS)

1.Steel design and construction of steel columns(5CLS*2HRS)

2.  Beams roof trusses plate girders.(5CLS*2HRS)