Konkan Railway JE Electrical Syllabus 2017 – Junior Engineer


Konkan Railway JE Electrical Syllabus 2017 – Konkan Railway Junior Engineer Recruitment 2017 – KRCL Recruitment 2017 – Konkan Railway Corporation Limited KRCL invites applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of 24 Junior Engineer JE (Electrical) in KRCL.

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Konkan Railway JE Electrical Syllabus 2017 – Junior Engineer

Konkan Railway Junior Engineer written examination will be of two tiers – Objective and Subjective types.

Selection Process: Written Exam (Objective Type – 150 Marks, Descriptive Type – 50 Marks)

  1. The objective one will be of 150 marks of 2 hours duration. The distribution is 90 marks-Technical ability & General Science + 60 marks (General Intelligence, Reasoning, General awareness, Arithmetic).
  • Negative marking: 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in Objective Paper only.
  1. The Descriptive type will be of 50 marks – (35 marks-Professional, 15 marks – Proficiency in English Language (Precis writing and comprehension) – 1.30 hour duration.

The total marks obtained out of these 200 marks will be converted to 100 as full mark. The minimum qualifying mark will be 60% for all categories.

Konkan Railway JE Electrical Syllabus 2017  

A. Technical:

B. Mathematics: Knowledge of std. X level

C. Knowledge of English, grammar of std. X level.

D. Reasoning, Aptitude and General Knowledge.

JE Electrical Syllabus for Technical Paper:

  1. Different systems of Power Generation — basic knowledge, merits & demerits.
  2. Power Distribution System: over head & under ground systems, construction & maintenance practices, classification of voltages.
  3. House / domestic wiring & industrial wiring: Single phase and three phase distribution, two way circuits, testing & energisation procedures.
  4. Electrical Substations — Schematic line diagram, working principles, functions of Transformers, CT & PT units, Circuit Breakers, Gang Operating Switches, Drop Out Fuses, MCBs, MCCBs, Change Over switches, their maintenance, troubles & trouble shooting, concept of maximum demand, connected load, demand factor, diversity factor, power factor, energy tariff. Power shut down procedures. Tests of transformers & conditions of parallel operation. Power factor improvement methods.
  5. Earthing of Electrical installations and its importance, types of earthing, measurement of earth resistance, maintenance of earthing systems.
  6. Safety requirements while working on Electrical installations, checks to be carried out before commissioning of new electrical equipments / installations. Reporting & dealing of electrical accidents, electric shock, shock treatment, extinguishing of electrical fires & knowledge of use of fire extinguishers, Indian Electricity Rules & Act.
  7. AC .& DC circuits, Ohm’s Law, Krichhoff’s Law, series parallel circuits, laws of magnetism, electromagnetic induction, Fleming’s rules — left hand & right hand, current, voltage, resistance, power, energy, HP. Calculation of energy consumption.
  8. Cables, wires, insulators, insulation resistance, insulating materials, different types of joints -basic knowledge. Laying of cables, faults in cables & identification methods.
  9. Illumination — fundamentals of illumination, types of lamps & accessories and their applications. Concepts of various lighting schemes – indoor lighting, street lighting & yard lighting etc. Energy efficient lighting systems.
  10. Pumps — Working principle, types of pumps, their applications & selections, starters, over load relays, single phase preventer- wiring diagram, trouble shooting.
  11. AC Machines: working principle & construction of alternators and various type of AC motors, starters- DOL and star-delta, their wiring / connection diagrams.
  12. DC Machines: working principle, construction & characteristics of generators, DC Motors, starters & their wiring / connection diagrams.
  13. Cells & batteries: rechargeable dry cells, lead acid cells, VRLA cells, SMF batteries, battery charging, recording of specific gravity and voltage, maintenance of batteries & battery chargers.
  14. Basics of air conditioning, refrigeration cycle, working principles of refrigerator, water coolers, fans, air conditioning units, power supply connection wiring diagrams. Refrigerants and their properties.
  15. Working principle and applications of Electrical measuring instruments like Megger, Earth Tester, Lux meter, Ammeter, Voltmeter, Anemometer, Kwh meter, Multimeter, Watt-meter.
  16. Energy auditing, energy conservation measures, Global warming, Green energy.

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