OPSC AEE Civil Syllabus 2020 (PDF) – Download Exam Pattern Here

OPSC AEE Civil Syllabus 2020 (PDF)
OPSC AEE Civil Syllabus 2020 (PDF)

OPSC AEE Civil Syllabus 2020. Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has going to conduct the Written Examination for the post of Assistant Executive Engineer (AEE) in various vacancies for that they released the Syllabus from Official Site. Candidates can Directly Download the Syllabus and Exam pattern of Civil AEE 2020 from the Link given Below in this Article. Candidates after Successful Submission of Online Application are Searching for the Syllabus of AEE 2020. So here we Provide Complete Syllabus and Exam Pattern of OPSC AEE from our website.

OPSC AEE Civil Syllabus

Name of the Board Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Post Name Assistant Executive Engineer (AEE)
Vacancy Various
Exam Name Prelims & Mains
Category Exam Pattern & Syllabus
Status Syllabus Released

OPSC AEE Civil Exam Pattern 2020:

S.No Name of the Exam Examination Type No of Questions Marks Duration
1 Prelims Exam Competitive (MCQ) 100 100 01 hr and 30 mins
2 Mains Exam 150 300 02 hrs and 30 mins

Negative marks of each wrong answer of 0.5.

Main Exam Pattern 2020:

S.No Main Exam Paper I Paper II Marks
1 Paper I

Paper II

General Studies including Science and General Awareness/ Knowledge Specialized paper relating to the stream of civil engineering

300 + 300

Negative marks of each wrong answer of 0.5.

OPSC AEE Prelims Exam Syllabus 2020:

S.No Topics Marks Type of Exam Durations
1 Engineering Mechanics 10 MCQ 01hr and 30 mins
2 Strength of Materials 10
3 Structural analysis 10
4 Concrete Structure 10
5 Steel Structure 10
6 Solid Mechanics 10
7 Fluid Mechanics 10
8 Irrigation 10
9 Transportation Engineering 10
10 Survey 10
Total 100

Negative Marks of 25% for each wrong Answer allotted to the Particular Questions.

OPSC Main Examination Syllabus 2020:

Paper I: General Studies – 300 Marks

Part I:

General Science: 200 Marks

S.No Topics Marks Type of Exam Durations
1 Physics 20


02 hr and 30 mins

2 Chemistry 20
3 Biology 20
4 Information Technology 20
5 Nuclear Science 20
6 Computer Technology 20
7 Defence Technology 20
8 Space Technology 20
9 Geology 20
10 Agriculture 20
Total 200

Part II: General Awareness/ Knowledge – 100 Marks

S.No Topics Marks Type of Exam Durations
1 The History of Modern India and Indian Culture 20


02 hrs

2 Indian Culture 20
3 Geography of India 20
4 Indian Polity 20
5 India and the world 10
6 Indian Economy 10
Total 100

Paper-II: Specialized paper relating to the stream of civil engineering

SOLID MECHANICS:- Elastic constants, plane stress, plane strain, Mohr’s circle, combined stress; Elastic theories of failure; Simple bending, Shear; Torsion of circular and rectangular sections and simple members. Bending Moment and Shear Force in statically determinate

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS:- Analysis of determinate structures – different methods including graphical methods. Analysis of indeterminate skeletal frames – moment distribution, slope deflection, stiffness and force methods, energy methods, Muller-Breslau principle, and application. Plastic analysis of indeterminate beams and simple frames – shape factors. Basic concepts of matrix method of structural analysis

DESIGN OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES:- Limit state design for bending, shear, axial compression and combined forces. Codal provisions for slabs, beams, walls and Principles of prestressed concrete design, materials, methods of prestressing, losses. Design of simple members.

DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES (Based on Limit State Method):- Analysis and design of tension and compression members, Column bases, Connections- simple and eccentric beam-column connections. Plate girders and


Building Materials:- Cement: Components, different types, setting times, strength. Cement Mortar: Ingredients, proportions, water demand, mortars for plastering and Concrete: Importance of W/C Ratio, Strength, ingredients including admixtures,   workability, testing for strength, non-destructive testing, mix design methods. Bricks: Types, Indian Standard classification, absorption, saturation factor, strength in masonry.

Building Construction:- Types of Foundations, Brick masonry, Stonemasonry, Floorings, Causes and prevention of cracks in buildings, Damp proofing, Special maintenance of buildings

ESTIMATION, CONSTRUCTION PLANNING, AND MANAGEMENT:- Preliminary estimate, Detailed estimate, Specifications, and cost analysis. Bar chart, Linked bar chart, Work-breakdown structures, Activity- on – arrow diagrams, critical path, probabilistic activity durations, Event-based networks, PERT networks: Time-cost study, Resource.


Irrigation Engineering:- Consumptive use of water, irrigation systems, water demand assessment; Storages and their yields, ground water and well hydraulics; Water logging, drainage design; Design of rigid boundary canals, Lacey’s and Tractive force concepts in canal design, lining of canals; Sediment transport in canals; Forces acting on gravity dams and their design, Design of head works, distribution works, falls, Cross- drainage works, outlets; River training

Hydrology:- Hydrological cycle, precipitation, and related data analyses, Probable maximum precipitation, unit hydrograph, and synthetic unit hydrographs; Evaporation and transpiration; Floods and their management, Design Flood, Streams, and their gauging; Routing of floods; Capacity of Reservoirs.

Fluid Mechanics:- Fluid Properties, Pressure, Thrust, Buoyancy; Flow Kinematics; Integration of flow equations; Flow measurement; Relative motion; Moment of momentum; Viscosity, Boundary layer and Control, Dimensional Analysis, Flow development, losses in pipe flow, Pipe networks, Flow measuring equipment and structures

Open Channel Flow:- Momentum and Energy principles in Open channel flow, Types of flow, Flow sections and properties; Normal flow, Gradually varied flow, Hydraulic Jump.


Water Supply Engineering:- Sources of supply, design of intakes, Estimation of demand; Water quality standards; Primary and secondary treatment, detailing and maintenance of treatment units; Conveyance of treatment units; distribution systems of treated water, leakages, and control; Institutional and industrial water supply.

Waste Water Engineering:- Urban rainwater disposal; Quantity and characteristics of wastewater, Collection of wastewater, Primary, Secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater, Sludge disposal, effluent discharge standards, Institutional and industrial sewage

Solid Waste Management:- Characteristics, Generation, Collection and Transportation, Engineered systems of solid waste management (reuse, recycle, recovery, treatment, and disposal). Design and Management of

Air and Noise Pollution:- Air pollution: sources and impacts, air pollution controls, standards, and Noise pollution– impacts of noise, permissible limits, measurements and control of noise pollution.


Soil Mechanics:- Fundamental definitions and interrelationships; Properties and Classification of soils, Permeability, and seepage, Effective stress principles, Shear strength, Consolidation, Compaction, stress distribution in

Foundation Engineering:- Types of foundations, Foundation design requirements, Shallow foundations-bearing capacity, settlement analysis in sands and clays, Deep foundations- pile types, dynamic and static formulae, load carrying capacity of piles in sands and clays, group action, negative skin friction , Earth pressure theories, effect of water table, layered soils, Stability of slopes, Sub-surface investigations- scope, drilling bore holes, sampling, penetration tests, plate load tests, geophysical tests.


Highway Engineering:- Geometric design of highways, Testing, and specifications of paving materials, design of flexible and rigid pavements

Traffic Engineering:- Traffic characteristics, the theory of traffic flow, intersection design, traffic signs, and signal design, highway

SURVEYING:- Principles and classification of surveys, mapping concepts, Coordinate systems, Measurement of distance and directions, Levelling, Theodolite traversing, Contours, Plane table surveying, Errors and adjustments, Curves, Total station, Concept of Global Positioning System; Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.

Paper-II: Specialized paper relating to the stream of civil engineering

S.No Topics Marks Type of Exam Durations
1 Solid Mechanics 30 MCQ 02 hrs
2 Structural Analysis 30
3 Design of concrete structure 30
4 Design of Steel Structure 30
5 Building Material and Building Construction 30
6 Estimation, Construction Planning, and Management 30
7 Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering 30
8 Environmental Engineering 30
9 Geotechnical Engineering 30
10 Transportation Engineering 20
11 Surveying 10
Total 300


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