GSECL JE Syllabus 2021: Subject Wise Syllabus & Exam Pattern, d

GSECL JE Syllabus 2021: Subject Wise Syllabus & Exam Pattern, d

ByNeha Dhyani  |  Updated on: Aug 28, 2021GSECL JE admit card for 316 vacancies will be released soon along with the exam date. Know the important details for GSECL JE recruitment here such as selection process, salary, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, exam date, and other details.
GSECL JE admit card for 316 vacancies will be released soon along with the exam date. Know the important details for GSECL JE recruitment here such as selection process, salary, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, exam date, and other details.
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GSECL JE Syllabus 2021

The knowledge of the GSECL AE syllabus and exam pattern is the most important requirement for all the applicants of the GSECL JE 2021 Recruitment Exam. Candidates who are willing to excel in the GSECL JE exam must have detailed information on the GSECL JE syllabus and exam pattern. We have provided you with the detailed syllabus of the GSECL JE exam along with the exam pattern and marking scheme.. 

The syllabus of the GSECL JE Exam comprises a preliminary exam followed by document verification (DV). Candidates clearing the written exam will be called to appear for the interview. Candidates can easily get the GSECL JE Syllabus pdf from the GSECL official website or the direct link that is provided to you here. This article gives you detailed information about the exam pattern and syllabus of the GSECL JE Exam to save aspirants time which usually gets wasted in searching for the same. Read this article to get all the information about the GSECL JE syllabus and exam pattern here.

 GSECL JE Exam Pattern

As you already know that the GSECL JE selection process is a two-stage process, i.e. prelims and document verification. It is important to know the GSECL JE exam pattern first before you get to know the syllabus for GSECL Vidyut Sahayak exam. 

GSECL JE Prelims Exam Pattern

  • The GSECL JE exam will contain 100 questions of a total of 100 marks
  • Every question is of 1 mark while every incorrect answer by you will lead to a negative marking of 0.25 mark. 
  • There will be 5 sections for the GSECL JE written test. 
  • If the number of applications received for the GSECL JE exam is huge, then the normalization process will be carried out. 

Given below is the exam pattern for all the posts of GSECL Recruitment 2021. 



Subject Weightage 

Section: 1

General Knowledge 


Section: 2

English Knowledge 


Section: 3

Concerned subject


Section: 4

Computer Knowledge 


Section: 5

Gujarati Language & Grammar 


GSECL JE Plant Assistant Exam Pattern

SubjectNo.of. Questions/ Mark
Gujarati Language & Grammar10
General Knowledge10
English Knowledge10
Computer Knowledge10
Concerned Subjects60

GSECL JE Junior Assistant Exam Pattern

SubjectNo.of. Questions/ Mark
Maths & General Science15
General Knowledge10
English Knowledge20
Computer Knowledge20
Analytic & Logical Reasoning15
Gujarati Language20

GSECL JE Syllabus: Subject Wise

Here we have explained the subject wise syllabus for the GSECL JE exam 2021. This will ease your preparation for the GSECL Junior Exam preparation. 

Section: 1 General Knowledge (10%)

  • Indian Economy.
  • Books and Authors.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Sports.
  • Abbreviations.
  • Countries & Capitals
  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • Awards and Honors.
  • Budget and Five-Year Plans.
  • Indian History.
  • Indian National Movement.
  • Important Days.
  • General Science.
  • Science & Technology.
  • General Policy
  • International & National Organizations, their headquarters

Section: 2 English Knowledge (10%)

  • Spelling Test
  • Para Completion
  • Joining Sentences
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Spotting Errors
  • General English
  • Synonyms
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Active and Passive Voice

Section: 3 Concerned Discipline (60%)

Electrical Engineering Syllabus

  • Engineering Mathematics  
  • Electric Circuits
  • Electromagnetic Fields 
  • Signals and Systems 
  • Electrical Machines  
  • Power Systems  
  • Control Systems 
  • Electrical and Electronics Measurements
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics

Mechanical Engineering  Syllabus

  1. Engineering Mathematics  
  2. Applied Mechanics and Design 
  • Engineering Mechanics  
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Theory of Machines 
  • Vibrations 
  • Machine Design 
  1. Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences
  •   Fluid Mechanics 
  •  Heat-Transfer 
  • Thermodynamics
  • Applications  Materials, 
  1. Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering  
  • Engineering Materials  Casting, 
  • Forming and Joining Processes  
  • Machining and Machine Tool Operations
  •   Metrology and Inspection  
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing 
  •  Production Planning and Control
  •   Inventory Control 
  •  Operations Research

Civil Engineering Syllabus

  • Engineering Mathematics 
  • Structural Engineering
  • Construction Materials & Management 
  • Concrete Structures  
  • Steel Structure
  • Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering 
  • Water Supply and Sanitation  
  • Water & wastewater 
  • Rain Water Harvesting 
  • Water Proofing  
  • Sewage Treatment Plants and Treated Sewage Water 
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management  
  • Road / Railway

Instrumentation & Control Engineering Syllabus

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Electrical Circuits 
  • Signals and Systems
  • Control Systems 
  • Analog Electronics 
  • Digital Electronics
  • Measurements  
  • Sensors and Industrial Instrumentation  
  • Communication and Optical Instrumentation 

Electronics & Communication Engineering Syllabus

  1. Networks
  • Network graphs & Network theorems
  • Steady-state sinusoidal analysis
  • Linear constant coefficient differential equations
  1. Electronic Devices
  • Energy bands 
  • Zener diode
  • Tunnel diode
  • BJT, JFET, MOS capacitor, MOSFET
  • LED, P-L-N and avalanche photodiode,
  • Device technology
  1. Analog Circuits
  •  Small Signal Equivalent circuits of diodes,
  • Amplifiers & Simple op-amp circuits. Filters.
  1. Digital Circuits
  • Boolean algebra,
  • Combinatorial & Sequential circuits:
  • Microprocessor (8085) architecture, programming, memory and
    I/O interfacing.
  1. Signals & Systems
  • Definitions and properties of Laplace transform,
  • Sampling theorem. Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) Systems
  • Signal transmission through LTI systems.
  1. Control Systems
  • Basic control system components
  • Open-loop and closed-loop 
  • Stability analysis
  • Control system compensators
  1. Communications
  • Analog communication systems & spectral analysis
  • signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) calculations for amplitude modulation
  • Fundamentals of information theory 
  • Channel capacity theorem
  1. Electromagnetics
  • Elements of vector calculus, Wave equation,
  • Transmission lines: characteristic impedance; impedance

Section-4: Computer Knowledge (10%)

  • MS-Office application
  • Operating System
  • Programming Languages
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • MS Office
  • Internet and its uses
  • Computer virus

Section-5 : Gujarati Language & Grammar (10%)

  • Plural Forms
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Grammar
  • Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Translation of Sentences
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Phrases/Muhavare

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  • The total mark of the preliminary test of the GSECL JE Exam is 100.

  • Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/4 mark for each wrong answer in the GSECL JE written exam.

  • The total duration of the preliminary test of the GSECL JE  Exam is 180 minutes.

  • The selection process for GSECL JE (Vidyut Sahayak) is done through a written exam (MCQs) and Document Verification. 

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