DRAFTSMAN GRADE II GROUND WATER DEPARTMENT SYLLABUS 2017
Part I: General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Renaissance in Kerala
Facts about India
Geography of India – Physical features – Climate – Soils – Rivers – Famous sites – etc.
Demography – Economic and social development – Poverty alleviation – Economy and planning – etc.
History of India – Period from 1857 to 1947 – National movement, Five Year Plans
Facts about Kerala
Geographical Facts – Physical features – Climate – Soils – Rivers – Famous sites –Economic and Social deve – Historical importance - etc.
Renaissance in Kerala
Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Chattampi Swami, Sree Narayana Guru, Vagbhatananda, Thycaud Ayya, Ayya Vaikundar, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru), Ayyankali, Pandit Karuppan, Mannathu Padmanabhan,V. T. Bhattathirippad, Dr. Palpu, Kumaranasan, Vakkom Moulavi, Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, Etc.
Important world, national and regional events related to the political and
scientific fields, sports, cinema and literature etc
Part II(a) CIVIL ENGINEERING
Module – I (BUILDING MATERIALS)
Rocks,Stones, Bricks, Lime, Cement, Clay Products, Mortar, Concrete, Timber, Admixtures, Protective Materials like Paints, Varnishes,Metals,Plastics
Module – II (BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONS)
Soil,Foundation, Brick Masonry,Stone Masonry,Composite Masonry, Scaffolding,Shoring, under pinning, Damp proofing materials , Anti-Termite Treatment, Weathering Course, Fire Proofing, RCC, Arches, Lintels, Roofs, Stairs, Doors and Windows, Floors
Module – III (WORKSHOP CALCULATION AND SCIENCE)
Shear force and bending moment, Heat Treatment, Magnet and Magnetism, Calculation of Areas and Volumes by using Trapezodial Rules, Simpsons Rule, Mensuration, Simple Stresess and Strain, Work, Power , Energy
Module– IV (PLANNING AND DESIGNING AND ESTIMATING AND COSTING)
Units of measurements and payments, Schedule of rates, Analysis of rates, Building Specification, Building Rules and Bye Laws, Building Planning Preferable Structure concepts of designing, earthquake Resisting Building
Part II(b) : MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Module – 1
Drawing instruments and equipments, Layout of drawing sheets as per BIS, Types of lines and their uses, Terms and definition of polygon and circles, Definition and Construction of engineering curves, Dimensioning technique, System of dimensioning, Lettering, Scales-Plane scale, Diagonal scale, Vernier scale, Comparative scale, Scale of chords.
Projections – of points lines solids, Orthographic projection, Isometric projection, Oblique projection, Perspective projections. Sectional views-Full section, Half section and all other sections Different types of section lines and abbreviations as per BIS Intersections and Interpenetrations of curves, prism, cones, pyramids
Screw threads with BIS conventions, Types of nuts and washers, Foundation bolts and Locking arrangements, Types of Keys, Cotters, Rivets, Riveted joints
Allied trade - Fitting Hand tools and equipments measuring instruments and guages Welding -methods,Types of welding , tools and equipments, Machine shop-various machines, tools and equipments, various process Sheet metal-Tools and equipments, Different joints IC engines, pumps, turbines
Basic computer languages excel,word, Auto CAD , solid worksPipe joints, fittings, valves, press, accumulator safety valves in boilers. Pulleys, belts, ropes, numbering of drawings and standard parts. Familiarization with SP. 46-2003
NOTE: - It may be noted that apart from the topics detailed above, questions from other topics prescribed for the educational qualification of the post may also appear in the question paper. There is no undertaking that all the topics above may be covered in the question paper.