PSC DRAFTSMAN GRADE II GROUNMD WATER DEPARTMENT – Syllabus

Here is the syllabus for PSC DRAFTSMAN GRADE II GROUNMD WATER DEPARTMENT examination.

PSC DRAFTSMAN GRADE II GROUNMD WATER DEPARTMENT – Syllabus

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Part I General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Renaissance
in Kerala

General Knowledge

Facts about India
Geography of India – Physical features – Climate – Soils – Rivers – Famous sites –
etc.
Demography – Economic and social development – Poverty alleviation – Economy
and planning – etc.
History of India – Period from 1857 to 1947 – National movement
Five Year Plans

Facts about Kerala
Geographical Facts – Physical features – Climate – Soils – Rivers – Famous sites –
Economic and Social deve – Historical importance – etc

 

Renaissance in Kerala

Important Events/Movements/Leaders
Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Chattampi Swami, Sree Narayana Guru,
Vagbhatananda, Thycaud Ayya, Ayya Vaikundar, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara
Guru), Ayyankali, Pandit Karuppan, Mannathu Padmanabhan,V. T.
Bhattathirippad, Dr. Palpu, Kumaranasan, Vakkom Moulavi, Blessed Kuriakose
Elias Chavara, Etc.

Current Affairs

Important world, national and regional events related to the political and
scientific fields, sports, cinema and literature etc

Part II(a) CIVIL ENGINEERING

Module – I (BUILDING MATERIALS)
Rocks,Stones, Bricks, Lime, Cement, Clay Products, Mortar, Concrete,
Timber, Admixtures, Protective Materials like Paints, Varnishes,Metals,Plastics

Module – II (BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONS)
Soil,Foundation, Brick Masonry,Stone Masonry,Composite Masonry,
Scaffolding,Shoring, under pinning, Damp proofing materials , Anti-Termite
Treatment, Weathering Course, Fire Proofing, RCC,Arches, Lintels, Roofs,
Stairs, Doors and Windows, Floors

Module – III (WORKSHOP CALCULATION AND SCIENCE)
Shear force and bending moment, Heat Treatment, Magnet and
Magnetism, Calculation of Areas and Volumes by using Trapezodial Rules,
Simpsons Rule, Mensuration, Simple Stresess and Strain, Work, Power , Energy

Module– IV (PLANNING AND DESIGNING AND ESTIMATING AND
COSTING)
Units of measurements and payments, Schedule of rates, Analysis of rates,
Building Specification, Building Rules and Bye Laws, Building Planning
Preferable Structure concepts of designing, Earthquake Resisting Building

 

Part II(b) : MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Module – 1
Drawing instruments and equipments, Layout of drawing sheets as per
BIS, Types of lines and their uses, Terms and definition of polygon and circles,
Definition and Construction of engineering curves, Dimensioning technique,
System of dimensioning, Lettering, Scales-Plane scale, Diagonal scale, Vernier
scale, Comparative scale, Scale of chords.

Module-2
Projections – of points lines solids, Orthographic projection, Isometric
projection, Oblique projection, Perspective projections.
Sectional views-Full section, Half section and all other sections
Different types of section lines and abbreviations as per BIS
Intersections and Interpenetrations of curves, prism, cones, pyramids

Module -3
Screw threads with BIS conventions, Types of nuts and washers,
Foundation bolts and Locking arrangements, Types of Keys, Cotters, Rivets,
Riveted joints
Allied trade – Fitting Hand tools and equipments measuring instruments and
guages
Welding -methods,Types of welding , tools and equipments,
Machine shop-various machines, tools and equipments, various process
Sheet metal-Tools and equipments, Different joints
IC engines, pumps, turbines

Module-4
Basic computer languages excel,word, Auto CAD , solid worksPipe
joints, fittings, valves,press,accumulator safety valves in boilers. Pulleys,
belts, ropes, numbering of drawings and standard parts. Familiarization with
SP. 46-2003

NOTE: – It may be noted that apart from the topics
detailed above, questions from other topics
prescribed for the educational qualification of the
post may also appear in the question paper. There is
no undertaking that all the topics above may be
covered in the question paper.

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