DETAILED SYLLABUS FOR DRAFTSMAN AND TRADESMAN CIVIL EXAMS
DETAILED SYLLABUS FOR THE POST OF DRAFTSMAN GRADE II / TOWN PLANNING SURVEYOR GRADE II IN TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING / DRAFTSMAN (CIVIL) IN
KERALA AGRO MACHINERY CORPORATION LIMITED / TRADESMAN (CIVIL) IN TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Cat.No: 668/2021, 413/2019, 756/2021
Draftsman Grade II Exam Pattern
The Exam Pattern for the Surveyor Grade-II/ Draftsman Grade II in Kerala PSC is:
The medium of Question: English
Number of Questions: 100
Maximum Marks: 100
Exam Duration: 01 hours 15 minutes
The syllabus for the Surveyor Grade-II/ Draftsman Grade II in Kerala PSC is:
Basic Engineering Drawing
Building Materials and Construction
Building Drawing and Estimating
Public health and sanitary engineering
BASIC ENGINEERING DRAWING
Drawing instruments, Uses, Layout of a drawing sheet, Types of lines, Lettering, Dimensioning, Types of Scales, Plane geometrical construction, Conic section, Projection.
BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION
Properties of engineering materials, Building Stones, bricks, lime, timber, tiles, sand, cement mortar and concrete, Admixtures, Ferrous metals, Non-ferrous metals, Glass, Protective materials.
Stonemasonry, Brick masonry, composite masonry, Foundation, Bearing capacity of the soil, Scaffolding shoring and underpinning, Damp proofing waterproofing and termite proofing, Arches, lintels, stairs, RCC -introduction, uses materials proportions Formwork including bending of bars and construction reference of BIS code, RCC lintel, column, slab, beam, footings, Method of mixing concrete, slump test Steel structures – Common forms of steel sections, Tension and compression member, Types of riveted joints, welded joints, Doors and windows, Roofs, Floors and floorings
BUILDING DRAWING AND ESTIMATING
Building rules and bylaws, Provision of safety for buildings, types of the estimate, Sanctions,, Rules and methods of measurements of works, Rate analysis, labour, materials, schedule of rates, Valuation- terms
Terms used in irrigation, Water requirements of crops, Weirs and barrages, storage and diversion headwork, Reservoir, Dams, Canals, Cross drainage works, Hydroelectric projects and Turbines
Chain surveying- principles-instruments used, Filed book plotting, compass surveying, Plane table surveying, Levelling and contouring, Curves, Theodolite Area and volume calculation Introduction to the total station , Types of total station, Measurement with a total station, Characteristic and features of Total station, Global positioning systems
Introduction, Basic commands, Toolbars, Function keys and shortcut keys, 2D drafting, 3D modelling-shortcut keys, knowledge of layout and printing drawing
UNITS OF MEASUREMENTS AND APPLIED MECHANICS
Units of measurements, Simple machines, work, power, energy, simple stress, strain, Mensuration, simple trigonometry.
Road, Development of road, General principles of alignment, Classification and construction of different types of roads, Railway engineering- Type of rail sections, Permanent way, Sleepers Ballast, Fixtures and fastenings, Creep – Screw spikes – Washers Rail sections, signalling Points and crossings, Bridge engineering- Foundation of bridges, Superstructure of bridges and classification of bridges.
PUBLIC HEALTH AND SANITATION
Pipes and pipe joints for underground drainage, Quality of Water, Sources of water, Treatment and conveyance of water, Distribution of water, Systems of sanitation, house drainage, collection and conveyance of sewage, Septic tank, water and sewage treatment plant, Sewer appurtenances, wastewater disposal.
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