General Aptitude (GA): Common to All Papers Engineering
Verbal Ability
English grammar, sentence completion, verbal analogies, word groups, instructions, critical reasoning and verbal deduction.
Numerical Ability
Numerical computation, numerical estimation, numerical reasoning and data interpretation.
Engineering Mathematics
Linear Algebra
Matrix Algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and eigen vectors.
Calculus
Functions of single variable, Limit, continuity and differentiability, Mean value theorems, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivative, Maxima and minima, Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.
Differential equations
First order equations (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Initial and boundary value problems, Laplace transforms, Solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation.
Complex variables
Analytic functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series.
Probability and Statistics
Definitions of probability and sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random variables, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distributions.
Numerical Methods
Numerical solutions of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule, single and multistep methods for differential equations.
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Mechanics
Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams. Simple stress and strain relationship: Stress and strain in two dimensions, principal stresses, stress transformation, Mohr’s circle. Simple bending theory, flexural and shear stresses, unsymmetrical bending, shear centre. Thin walled pressure vessels, uniform torsion, buckling of column, combined and direct bending stresses.
Structural Analysis
Analysis of statically determinate trusses, arches, beams, cables and frames, displacements in statically determinate structures and analysis of statically indeterminate structures by force/ energy methods, analysis by displacement methods (slope deflection and moment distribution methods), influence lines for determinate and indeterminate structures. Basic concepts of matrix methods of structural analysis.
Concrete Structures
Concrete Technology properties of concrete, basics of mix design. Concrete design basic working stress and limit state design concepts, analysis of ultimate load capacity and design of members subjected to flexure, shear, compression and torsion by limit state methods. Basic elements of prestressed concrete, analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads.
Steel Structures
Analysis and design of tension and compression members, beams and beamcolumns, 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 classification, threephase system, fundamental definitions, relationship and interrelationships, permeability &seepage, effective stress principle, consolidation, compaction, shear strength.
Foundation Engineering
Subsurface investigations scope, drilling bore holes, sampling, penetration tests, plate load test. Earth pressure theories, effect of water table, layered soils. Stability of slopesinfinite slopes, finite slopes. Foundation typesfoundation design requirements. Shallow foundationsbearing capacity, effect of shape, water table and other factors, stress distribution, settlement analysis in sands & clays. Deep foundations–pile types, dynamic & static formulae, load capacity of piles in sands & clays, negative skin friction.
WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING
Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics
Properties of fluids, principle of conservation of mass, momentum, energy and corresponding equations, potential flow, applications of momentum and Bernoulli’s equation, laminar and turbulent flow, flow in pipes, pipe networks. Concept of boundary layer and its growth. Uniform flow, critical flow and gradually varied flow in channels, specific energy concept, hydraulic jump. Forces on immersed bodies, flow measurements in channels, tanks and pipes. Dimensional analysis and hydraulic modeling. Kinematics of flow, velocity triangles and specific speed of pumps and turbines.
Hydrology
Hydrologic cycle, rainfall, evaporation, infiltration, stage discharge relationships, unit hydrographs, flood estimation, reservoir capacity, reservoir and channel routing. Well hydraulics.
Irrigation
Duty, delta, estimation of evapotranspiration. Crop water requirements. Design of: lined and unlined canals, waterways, head works, gravity dams and spillways. Design of weirs on permeable foundation. Types of irrigation system, irrigation methods. Water logging and drainage, sodic soils.
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Water requirements
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, sludge disposal, 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
Highway Planning
Geometric design of highways, testing and specifications of paving materials, design of flexible and rigid pavements.
Traffic Engineering
Traffic characteristics, theory of traffic flow, intersection design, traffic signs and signal design, highway capacity.
Municipal Solid Wastes
Characteristics, generation, collection and transportation of solid wastes, engineered systems for solid waste management (reuse/ recycle, energy recovery, treatment and disposal).
SURVEYING
Importance of surveying, principles and classifications, mapping concepts, coordinate system, map projections, measurements of distance and directions, leveling, theodolite traversing, plane table surveying, errors and adjustments, curves.
Reference Books :
Subject 
Reference Books 
Mathematics 
Higher Engineering Mathematics – Dr. BS Grewal 
Advance Engineering Mathematics – Erwin Kreyszig 

Advance Engineering Mathematics – Dr. HK Dass 

Engineering Mechanics 
Engineering Mechanics Vol. I & Vol. II – Meriam & Kraige 
Engineering Mechanics – I. H. Shames 

Engineering Mechanics – Beer & Johnson 

Engineering Mechanics – CBS Publishers 

Structural Analysis 
Comprehensive Structural AnalysisI  R. Vaidhyanathan 
Comprehensive Structural AnalysisII  R. Vaidhyanathan 

Structural Analysis  Devdas Menon 

Basic Structural Analysis  C S Reddy 

Concrete Structures 
Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures  N Subramanian 
Advanced Materials and Techniques for Reinforced Concrete Structures  Mohamed ElReedy 

Concrete Technology A. R. Santhakumar 

Reinforced Concrete Structures PUNMIA 

Design Of Reinforced Concrete Foundations  P. C. Varghese 

Steel Structures 
Design of Steel Structures  N. Subramanian 
Structural Steel Design  J.E. Bowles 

Design of Steel Structures.  A S Arya and J L Ajmani 

Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering 
Basic and Applied Soil Mechanics  Gopal Ranjan and A.S.R. Rao 
Principles and Practices of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering  V.N.S. Murthy 

TEXTBOOK OF SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING SERIES  Murthy 

Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Machines 
Fluid Mechanics – K. Z. Schaffer 
Fluid Mechanics – Schaum’s series 

Fluid Mechanics – A. K. Jain 

Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Machines  Sukumar Pati 

Hydrology 
Engineering Hydrology K. Subramanya 
A Textbook of Hydrology P. Jaya Rami Reddy 

Floods in a Changing Climate: Hydrologic Modeling  P. P. Mujumdar 

Hydrology: An Introduction  Wilfried Brutsaert 

Enviornmental Engineering 
Environmental Engineering  Joseph A. Salvato, Nelson L. Nemerow, Franklin J. Agardy 
Environmental Engineering  Ruth Weiner, Robin Matthews 

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  N Basak 

Transportation Engineering 
Traffic Engineering  William R. McShane, Roger P. Roess, Elena S. Prassas 
Traffic & Highway Engineering  Nicholas Garber, Lester Hoel 

Principles of Highway Engineering and Traffic Analysis  Fred L. Mannering and Scott S. Washburn 

Surveying 
Surveying  Vol. 1 & 2  Dr. B.C. Punmia 
SURVEYING – I & II  S. K. Duggal 

Surveying and Levelling  N.N.BASAK 

Engineering Surveying  W. Schofield 