UPSSSC Junior Engineer Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023

Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Commission will conduct the UPSSSC Junior Engineer Examination 2023. In the article, we provide UPSSSC Junior Engineer Syllabus & Exam Pattern in detail. UPSSSC Junior Engineer Syllabus has two papers. 

UPSSSC Junior Engineer Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023
UPSSSC Junior Engineer Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023

UPSSSC Junior Engineer Syllabus



Paper – I



  • उपसर्ग
  • प्रत्यय
  • अव्यय
  • संधि
  • अलंकार
  • रस
  • विलोम शब्द
  • तत्सम-तद्भव
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द
  • एकार्थक शब्द
  • अनेकार्थी शब्द


  • Computer peripheral device
  • Number System
  • Memory
  • Internet
  • Modem
  • Operating System
  • Languages
  • MS Office
  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • E-Mail

General English

  • Antonyms
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Active and Passive voice
  • Sentence improvement
  • Theme Detection
  • Vocabulary test
  • Spotting errors
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Double Synonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Reconstruction of sentences

Part II

General Knowledge / General Awareness

  • Science Technology
  • Important Event
  • Sports
  • History
  • Geography


Civil Engineering

  • Building Materials
  •  Estimating
  • Costing and Evaluation
  •  Surveying
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Hydraulics Transportation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Standard Tests
  • Uses and Manufacture/Queering of Materials
  • Estimating Analysis of Rates
  • Method and Unit of Measurement
  • Earth Work, Brick Work, (Modular and Traditional Bricks)
  • RCC Work
  •  Timber Work
  • Painting
  •  Shuttering
  • Value and Cast
  •  Scape Value
  •  Salvage Value
  •  Method of Evaluation 
  • Tubewell
  •  Isolates and Combined Footings
  • Piles and Piles Caps, Simpson’s Rule
  • Centerline Method, Mid-Section Formula
  • Principal of Surveying Measurement of Distance
  • Working of Prismatic Compass
  •  Plane Table Surveying
  • Theodolite Traversing
  •  Labeling
  • Method of Counting
  • Temporary and Permanent Adjustment of Dumpy Level
  • Earthwork Calculation
  • Surveying Equipment
  • Origin of Soil Phase Diagram
  • Definition Wide Ratio, Water Content, ISI Soil Classification, Effective Stress
  • Consolidation of Soil
  •  Principal of Consolidation
  • Active passive earth pressure
  • fluid properties
  •  Measurement Of Flow
  • Flow In Open Channel
  •  Pumps And Turbine
  • Highway Engineering
  •  Traffic Engineering
  •  Sweepers
  • Highway Drainage
  • Railway Engineering
  •  Track Geometric
  • Quality Of Water,
  • Need Of Sanitation
  •  Sewage System
  •  Surface Water Drainage
  • Air Pollution- Causes, Effects, Control
  • Types of Beams – Determinate and Indeterminate
  •  Dams and Retaining Walls
  • Slope Deflection Simply Supported and Cantilever Beams
  •  Concrete Technology
  • Properties and Uses of Concrete
  •  Importance of Water Quality
  •  Water Cement Ratio, Storage, Batching, Mixing, Repair and Maintenance of Concrete Structure
  •  RCC Beam Fractural Strength
  •  Shear Strength
  • Bond Strength
  •  T Beams
  • Oneway and Isolated Foot Slabsings
  •  Oneway and Twoway 
  •  Reinforced brickworkS
  • Columns, staircases, Retaining Wall, Water Tank ( RCC Design questions based on limit stress and working stress method, Steel Design and Construction of Steel Column, Beam Roof Tuseplate and Grids)

Mechanical Engineering

  • Theory of Machines and Machine Design
  •  Concept of Simple Machine
  •  Four Bar Linkage and Link Motion
  • Flywheels and Flexion of Energy
  •  Power Transmission by Belts – V Belts and Flat Belts
  •  Clutches – Plate and Conical Gears
  •  Type of Gears, Gear Profile, and gear ratio calculation
  •  Governor’s Principal and Clarification
  • Engineering Machine and Strength of Materials
  •  Riveted Joint
  • Cams, Bearings
  • Equilibrium of Forces
  • Law of Motion, Fiction
  •  Concept Stress and Strain
  •  Elastic Limit and Elastic Constant
  • Bending Momentum Positive and Shear Force Diameter Bars
  • Torsion Of Circular Shaft
  • Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels
  • Properties Of Pure Substance
  • Introduction of Steam Table with respect to Steam Generation
  • Process Wet and Superheated States, Definition of Dryness Function of Steam Degree of Superheat of Steam
  • First of Law of Thermodynamics
  •  Condition for Steady Steady Flow
  •  Steady Steady Flow Energy Equation
  •  Second Law of Thermodynamics
  • Definition of Sink
  • Source Reservoir of Heat
  • Head Engine
  • Head Pump and Refrigerator
  • Air Standard Cycles for IC Engine
  • Diesel Cycle
  • IC Engine Performance, Rankine Cycle Efficiency with and without Pump Work, Boilers Classification
  • Specification
  •  Fittings and Accessories
  •  Air Compressors and their Cycles
  •  Principal of Refrigeration Plant
  •  Nozzle and Fluid Machine And Machinery
  • Fluid statics
  •  Measurement of fluid pressure
  • Hydraulic turbines, centrifugal pumps, clarification, principal, performance.

Electrical Engineering

  • Basic Concepts
  • Circuit Law
  • Magnetic Circuit
  • AC Fundamentals, Measurement, and Measuring Instruments
  • Electrical Machines, 
  • Fractional KW Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors
  • Generation
  • Transmission and Distribution
  •  Estimation and Costing
  • Utilization and Electrical Energy
  • Concepts of Resistance
  • Inductance
  • Capacitance
  •  Variable Factors
  • Concepts of Current
  •  Voltage
  • Power
  •  Energy
  •  Simple Circuit Solution
  •  Difference Kinds of Magnetic Materials
  •  Concept of Flux,
  • MMF
  • Magnetic Calculation for Conductors of Different Configuration
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Self and Mutual Induction
  •  Polyphase System
  • Star and Data Connection
  • Shriphase Value of Power
  • Average alternating webs
  •  Measurement of power (1 phase and 3 phase both active and reactive) and energy. 
  • Measurement of Frequency and Phase Angle
  •  Aerator and Voltmeter Both Moving Oil and Moving Iron
  •  Actuation of Range Wattmeter
  •  Multimeters
  • Use of CRO
  • Signal Generator
  •  Earth Fault Detection
  • DC Machine Construction
  •  Basic Principle of DC Motors and Brake Generators,
  • Method 
  • Transformer Construction
  • Principal Of Operation
  •  Voltage Regulation
  • Auto Transformers
  • Effect of Voltage and Frequency Variation on Speeds
  •  Characteristics and Applications of Functional KW Motors and Single-Phase Induction Motors
  • Generation of 3 Phase E.M.F. Armature Reaction
  • Voltage Regulation
  •  Parallel Operation of 2 Alternators, Stationation of Lighting Schemes, Electrical Installation of Machine and Relevant IE Rules
  •  Earthing Practices and IE Rules
  • Type of Power Stations
  •  Lot Factors
  • Diversity Factor
  • Demand Factor Cost of Generation Interconnection of Power Station Power Factor Improvement
  •  Cable-Different Types of Cable
  • Cable Rating and Derating Factor
  • Variable Type of Tariff Types of Faults
  •  Short circuit
  • Switchgears-Rating of circuit breakers
  • Protection against earth leakage/over-current
  • The efficiency of different systems
  • Illumination, electric heating, electric welding, electroplating, electronic devices, and motors, working of various electronic devices, and simple circuits.

Agricultural Engineering

(1) Farm power engineering and non-conventional sources of energy introduction- sources of power on farms, comparative study and uses, limitation and a brief description of the animal, fossil fuel (diesel and petrol), wind, solar, biogas, and electric power.


(2) IC Engine

Principals- Heat Engine, Principal of Operation, Classification of I.C. Engines, Principal Of Operation Two-stroke And Four-stroke Engine, Diesel And Petrol Engine, Stationery, | Reciprocating and rotary parts, their material of construction and function, concept of terms related with IC engine, numerical problems related with different terms, performance of engine.

(3) Tractor

Introduction: Clarification of tractor and adaptability, factor affecting selection of tractor, general idea about different makes, models, in different HP. Range of Tractors: Overly cast of operation of small petrol engines, diesel engines, and tractors.


(4) Non-conventional Energy: Biogas Technology:

Introduction to Biogas, Production of Biogas, Biodigestion of Plants and animal waste, Reaction Taking place during Bio-digestion, Gases produced during the Process, Elimination of Unwanted Gases such as CO2, and Has Factors Affecting Production of Gas, Efficiency in Bio-Gas Planning Winter, uses of biogases


(5) Wind Engineering Technology

Type of Wind Mills-Vertical Axis and Horizontal Axis, Various Uses of Wind Mills, Side Selection for Wind Mill Construction, Working and Maintenance of Wind Mills.


(6) Solar Energy Technology

Solar Radiation and Potential of Solar Radiation in India, Application of Solar Energy, Solar Collector.


(7) Post Harvest Technology and Agro Waste Industries: Introduction:.

Importance of grain and seed processing principals of agricultural processing, sequence of operation, flow digestion services offered by a processor of farmers: wheat, maize, paddy, and soyabeen

(8) Agro-Based Industries

Sugarcane crushing, khandsari and jaggery making process and equipment, vegetable and animal waste utilization, a by-product of soybean and potato, dehydration of vegetables.

(9) Farm and Land Development Machinery: Farm Mechanization Definition, Status of Farm Mechanization in India, Scope, Limitation, Advantages, Primary and Secondary Tillage Equipment Sowing and Planting Equipment, Harvesting and Threshing Equipment, Land Development Output, Development of Operational Equipment Design scraper, draghoe and dragline.


(10) Irrigation and Drainage Engineering: Introduction

Definition of Irrigation, History of Irrigation, Necessity and Scope of Irrigation.


(11) Water Requirement of Plants

Types of Soil, Soil Properties in Relation of Irrigation and Drainage, Classes and Availability of Soil Water, Evaporation, Transpiration, Evapotranspiration, Consumptive Use, Steating Crop Water Requirement Duty of Water, Delta, Assessment Irrigation of Water Reclamation, Water Reclamation and Time of Irrigation, Different) Criteria for Irrigation sedulating Decreasing by Swine Plant Atmospheric Factor.


(12) Irrigation Method:

Surface and subsurface methods, sprinkler and drip systems of irrigation and congestive use, measurement of irrigation efficiencies, water conveyance, storage, application, distribution, and water use efficiency.

(13) Drainage Engineering:

Definition, Necessity, Water Logging, Selenty, Its Control Interrelationship of Irrigation, Drainage, Drainage Efficient, Different Types of Surface and Subsurface Drainage System.


(14) Minor Irrigation:

Importance, Necessity, and Advantage of Minor Irrigation, Land Survey, Method of Leveling, Determination of Cuts and Fill, Importance, and Necessity of Leveling, Source of Minor Irrigation, Definition of Dubwell, Need, Advantage and Tube Distinguishing Factors, Advantage, Affecting site selection.


(15) Soil and Water Conservation and Land Reclamation Engineering:

Mechanics, Type and Cases of Soil Erosion, Factors Effecting Erosion, Damage Case by Soil Erosion, Agronomical Measures for Soil and Water Conservation, Contour Farming, Mulching, Stipe Cropping, Cover Cropping, Mixed Cropping, Roll of Grasses in Soil Method Conservation, Of Erosion Control, Field Bonding, Contour Banding, Graded Bonding, Ridged and Channel Traces.Gully Erosion Control: Classification of Gullies, Control of Bullies by Temporary and Permanent Structures: Earthen Check Dams, Brass Dams, Loose Rock Dams, Straight Drop Spillway.

(16) Land Reclamation

Classification of User of Soils, Salty Resistant Crops, Reclamation of User Soils, Reclamation of Waste Land Forest Lands and Sandy Soils, Sand Dunes Stabilization.


(17) Rivine Reclamation

Classification of revines and various measures for ravine reclamation.

Part 2

Rural Engineering, Public Health, Chemical, Environment, Electronics, Automobiles, Printing Technology and Refrigeration

Units and Dimensions of Physical Quantity, Dimensional Formula and Dimensional Equation, Checking the Correctness of Physical Equations Central Forces, Uniform Circular Motion (Horizontal and Vertical Cases), Angular Acceleration and Centripetal Linear Acceleration Relationship Between and Angular velocity and acceleration gravitational force, acceleration due to gravity and its variation with respect to height and depth from earth, Kepler’s law, concept of polar satellite. Surface Tension, Equation of Continuity (A1V1=A2V2), Bernoulli’s Theorem, Renault’s No. Conduction, Convection, and Radiation. Coulomb’s Law, Electric Fields, Capacitors. Ohm’s Law, Basic Idea of Superconductivity, Meissner’s Effect Non-conventional Energy Sources

Basic concepts of atomic structure, quantum numbers, covalent bonds, hydrogen bonding, and hybridization. The hardness of water-disadvantaged of hard water in different industries, disinfecting water by chloramine-tee, ozone and chlorine, industrial waste and sewage, Definition of BOD and COD free radicals, polymers and their classification, condensation polymers, nylon six six melamine formaldehyde, terylene r decron, polyurethanes, TNT, RDX, dynamite, paint and veneer.



Application of Binomial Theorem, Cam’s Rule, Dot and Cross Products, Complex Numbers, Representation, Modules and Amplitudes, Demover Theorem. Relation between sides and angles of a triangle. Exponential, Logarithmic, Inverse Circular and Function, Major, Velocity, Acceleration, A and Approximation


Professional Communication

Concept of communication, types of communication, techniques of communication, modern tools of communication: for example fax, e-mail, telephone, telegram, etc. Technical communication vs general communication. Kind of Letters-Official, Demi-Official, Unofficial, Quotation Tender, Application of Job “Resume, Parts of Speech, Preposition, Verve, Article, Every Viation |


Introduction of Computer

Types of computers, types of input and output devices, memory devices (its types and basic). Introduction to Operating System (MS-DOS, MS Windows, Command of DOS, Feature/Application of Windows). Create Database Using MS Access, Create Table, and Creating | Reports


Industrial Management and Entrepreneurship Development

Principal of Management-Factor Measurement Motivation, Positive and Negative Motivation, Quality Circle, Zero Defect, Concept of Stress Human and Industrial Relation Characteristics of Group Behavior and Trade Unionism, Mob Psychology, Personal management policies and Training, Mode of Workers’ Selection, Classification of Wages, Job Evaluation and Merit Rating Objectives.


‘Environmental Education and Disaster Management

Basis of ecology, ecosystem, biodiversity, human activities and its effect on ecology and ecosystem, lowering of water level, urbanization, use of biopesticides and bio fungicides, global warming, concerns ozone layer depletion, greenhouse effect.



Sources of pollution, natural and man-made.

Water Pollution- Factors Contributing Water Pollution and their Effect Physical, Chemical and Biological Characteristics of Waste Water. Indian Standards for Quality of Drinking Water.


Indian standard for quality treated wastewater.

Air Pollution- Types of Air Pollution: For Example- SPM, NOx, SOX & GO, CoTu, NH3, F, CL, Cause and its effect on the environment. Monitoring and control of air pollution, control measures techniques. Vehicular pollution and its control with special emphases on Euro-, Euro- Euro- and Euro-4.


Solid Waste Management
Municipal Solid Waste, Biomedical Waste, Industrial and Hazardous Waste,


Plastic Waste and Its Management.

Primary Knowledge of- Following Acts and Rules- The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act-1974, The Environmental Protection (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act-19861 Rules Notified under EP Act-1986, Biomedical Waste Management and Handling) ( Amendment) Rules 2003, Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) (Amendment) Rules-2002, Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules-2000, The Recycled Plastics Manufacturing and Uses (Amendment) Rules-20031


UPSSSC Junior Engineer Exam Pattern 2023



No. of Questions



Paper I

General Hindi & English



2 hours

General Intelligence



General Knowledge

Computer knowledge





2 hours






4 hours

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