DSSSB JE Electrical Syllabus 2022: Download Topic-wise Syllabus PDF

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Updated on: October 17th, 2023

DSSSB JE Electrical Syllabus 2022: Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) has released the official notification for the recruitment of 691 vacancies for the DSSSB JE exam 2022. Candidates applying for the DSSSB JE electrical must have complete knowledge about the syllabus that will help them to devise a study plan. 

This article provides you with the official DSSSB JE Electrical syllabus as per the notification. Having known the important topics with marks distribution will provide you ample time to plan a strategy to crack the DSSSB JE exam 2022. You can download the official DSSSB JE electrical syllabus pdf as well. Read this article to know the detailed syllabus. 

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DSSSB JE Electrical Syllabus 2022: Overview

Since the DSSSB JE Exam will be conducted in two tiers, tier 1 & tier 2. The syllabus for both Tier 1 & Tier 2 differs from each other in some way.

  • In Tier 1, there are two sections. One section is electrical engineering while the other section will consist of general subjects common to all the candidates. 
  • In Tier-2, there are also two sections but both sections will totally test the knowledge and understanding of electrical engineering completely. 

DSSSB JE Tier 1 Exam Pattern






General Awareness



General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability



Arithmetical & Numerical Ability



Test of Hindi Language & Comprehension



Test of English Language & Comprehension




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DSSSB Junior Engineer Tier 2 Exam Pattern



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Exam Duration


Subject/Qualification Related Paper



2 Hour 30 Minutes


Evaluation of ability for application of concepts,
problem-solving capacity, ability to
comprehend the context and apply
theoretical aspects, 



DSSSB JE Electrical Syllabus 2022 Important Topics 

The DSSSB JE syllabus for electrical paper for tier 1 & tier 2 exams shall be the same. However, there will be differences in the difficulty level. The difficulty level of the DSSSB JE electrical engineering paper will be greater in the tier 2 exam. Below we have provided the DSSSB JE Electrical Subject-wise syllabus : 

DSSSB JE Electrical Tier 1 & Tier 2 Syllabus 

  1. Applied Chemistry
  2. Applied Physics
  3. Applied Mathematics
  4. Applied Mechanics
  5. Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering
  6. Engineering Drawing
  7. Electrical Engineering Materials
  8. Basics of Electrical Engineering
  9. Basic Electronics
  10. Digital Electronics & Microprocessor
  11. Electrical Design Drawing
  12. Generation of Electrical Energy
  13. Network Analysis
  14. Electrical Machines
  15. Power Electronics
  16. Electrical Instrumentation
  17. Power System Protection
  18. Power Quality & Facts
  19. Electrical Energy Conservation & Auditing
  20. Power System Dynamics & Control
  21. Transmission & Distribution

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DSSSB JE Electrical Tier 1 & Tier 2 Syllabus: Sub Topics 

While laying the timetable for the preparation of the DSSSB JE Electrical Exam a more fine-tuned syllabus performs way better than a bulky syllabus. Therefore to contribute to your DSSSB JE Electrical Exam preparation strategy we have mentioned the sub-topics of DSSSB JE Electrical Syllabus.

Applied Chemistry 

  • Problem Based On Volumetric Gravimetric Analysis 
  • Analysis And Treatment Of Water 
  • Fuel And Combustion 
  • Corrosion And Lubricant 
  • Atomic Structure And Bonding 

Applied Physics 

  • Electrostatics 
  • Capacitors 
  • Dc Circuits 
  • Electromagnetism 
  • Semiconductor Physics 
  • Modern Physics 

Applied Mathematics 

  • Algebra 
  • Determinants 
  • Matrices 
  • Coordinate Geometry Of Two Dimensions 
  • Vectors 
  • Differential Calculus 
  • Integral Calculus 
  • Differential Equations 
  • Complex Numbers 

Applied Mechanics 

  • Introduction: Concept Of Engineering Mechanics, Its Importance And Necessity. Giving Suitable Examples On Bodies At Rest And Motion, Concept Of Rigid Bodies. 
  • Laws Of Forces 
  • Moments 
  • Centre Of Gravity 
  • Laws Of Motion 
  • Friction 
  • Simple Lifting Machines 

Fundamental Of Electrical Engineering 

  • DC Circuits 
  • Electromagnetism 
  • Magnetic Circuits 
  • Electromagnetic Induction 
  • DC Transient

Engineering Drawing 

  • Introduction 
  • Lettering Techniques And Practice 
  • Dimensioning 
  • Scales 
  • Construction Of Curves 

Electrical Engineering Materials 

  • Conducting Materials 
  • Semiconducting Materials 
  • Insulating Materials 
  • Magnetic Materials 

Basics of Electrical Engineering 

  • Fundamentals Of Electric Circuits, Kirchhoff’s Laws, Mesh Analysis, Node Analysis, Classification Of Network Elements, Thevenin’s Theorem, Norton’s Theorem Maximum Power Transfer Theorem, Superposition Theorem. 
  • Single Phase Ac Circuits, Average And Effective Values Of Sinusoids, Solution Of R, L, C Series Circuits, The J Operator, Complex Representation Of Impedances, Phasor Diagram, Concept Of Power Factor, Power Factor Improvement, Power In Complex Notation, Solution Of Parallel And Series-Parallel Circuits, Resonance. Introduction To Balance Three Phase Ac Circuits. 
  • Ampere’s Circuital Law. B-H Curve, Solution Of Magnetic Circuits, Hysteresis And Eddy Current Losses. Relays As An Application Of Magnetic Force. Transformers- Construction, E.M.F. Equation, Ratings, Phasor Diagram For No Load And Full Load, Equivalent Circuit, Regulation And Efficiency Calculations, Open Circuit And Short Circuit Tests, Introduction To Auto-Transformer. 
  • Introduction To Electromechanical Energy Conversion, Dc Motors- Construction, E.M.F. And Torque Equations, Characteristics Of Dc Generators And Motors, Speed Control Of Dc Motors. Dc Motor Starter- Working Principle, Ratings. Introduction To Three Phase Induction Motor, Introduction To Alternator And Synchronous Motor And Their Applications. 
  • Pmmc Instruments. Shunts And Multipliers, Multi-Meters, Moving Iron Ammeters And Voltmeters, Dynamometer Wattmeter, Ac Watt-Hour Meters, Extension Of Instrument Ranges.

Basic Electronics 

  • Applications Of Electronics In Different Fields. Active And Passive Components, Voltage And Current Source With Numerical Examples. 
  • PN Junction, Behaviour Of PN Junction Under Forward And Reverse Bias. Semiconductor Diode Characteristics. Static And Dynamic Resistances. Their Calculation From Diode Characteristics. Diode As Half Wave, Full Wave, And Bridge Rectifier, Applications. Ripple Factor, And Its Value For Half Wave Rectified Output. Calculation Of Dc Voltage, RMS Voltage, And Efficiency. 
  • Capacitor Input Filter, Choke Input Filter, LC Filter, RC Filter, Pie Filter. Brief Idea And Applications Of Power Diode, Zener Diode, Tunnel Diode, Varactor Diode, Application Of Zener Diode As Voltage Regulator, Numerical Examples. 
  • Concept Of Bipolar Junction Transistor 
  • Output Characteristics. Determination Of The Transistor Parameters. Comparison Of Ce, Cb, And Cc Configuration. 
  • Transistor As An Amplifier In Ce Configuration. Dc Load Line, Its Equation And Drawing It On The Output Characteristics. Transistor Biasing Circuit, Effect Of Temperature On Operating Point. Need For Stabilization Of Operating Point, Effect Of Fixing Operating Point In Cut-Off And Saturation Region On The Performance Of Amplifier. 
  • Diode Circuits, Bjt Circuits, Mosfet Circuits 

Digital Electronics And Microprocessor 

  • Number Systems 
  • Logic Gates 
  • Combinational Circuits 
  • Introduction To Microprocessors 

Electrical Design Drawing

  • Electrical Symbols and Simple Light and Alarm Circuits
  • Electrical Installations of Small Residential Buildings
  • Electrical Installation of Commercial Buildings

Generation of Electrical Energy

  • Importance of Electrical Power in Day Today Life, Various Sources Of Energy. Comparison Of Sources Of Power. Selection Of Site For Thermal Power Stations, Block Diagram Of Thermal Power Station, Operation of Boiler, Economizer, Air Preheater, Super Heater, Steam Prime Movers, Condensers Draft Fans Etc.
  • Classification Of Hydroelectric Plants. General Arrangement and Operation of Hydroelectric Plant, Layout Diagrams, Hydraulic Turbines, Selection of Turbines, Dams, Spillways, Penstock, Surge Tank, Fore Bay, Reservoirs, Catchment Area.
  • Nuclear Power Plant, Diesel Power Plant And Gas Power Plant
  • Prediction Of Load, Load Curves, Plant Capacity Factor, Utilization Factor, Components For Total Cost Of Generation Per Unit, Methods For Depreciation Calculation, Effect Of Load Curves On Cost Per Kwh. 

Network Analysis 

  • Network Terminology 
  • Ac Fundamentals 
  • Network Theorems 
  • Superposition Theorem, Thevenin’s Theorem, Norton’s Theorem, Maximum Power Transfer Theorem And Their Applications, Conversion Of Circuits From Star To Delta And Vice Versa, And Numerical Problems. 

Electrical Machines 

  • DC Generator 
  • DC Motors 
  • Introduction To Single Phase Transformer 
  • Equivalent Circuit And Phasor Diagram For 1-Phase Transformer 
  • Introduction To Three- Phase Ac Machine 
  • Three Phase Transformers 
  • Three Phase Synchronous Motors 
  • Single Phase Motors (Fkw Motors) Single Phase Motors 

Power Electronics 

  • Introduction To SCR 
  • Controlled Rectifiers 
  • Inverters 
  • Choppers 
  • Cyclo-Converters 

Electrical Instrumentation 

  • Introduction: Important Terms In Measurement System, Errors, Types Of Error, Classification Of Errors Advantages Of Electrical Instrumentation, Data Transmission & Their Classification, Principle Of Telemetry System` Classification Of Telemetry System.
  • Sensors And Transducers 
  • S Strain Gauge And Thermoelectric Transducers 
  • Measurement Of Non-Electric Parameters 

Power System Protection 

  • Introduction And Components Of A Protection System
  • Fault Sand Overcurrent Protection 
  • Equipment Protection Schemes 
  • System Protection 

Power quality And Facts 

  •  Transmission Lines And Series/Shunt Reactive Power Compensation 
  •  Voltage Source Converter Based (Facts) Controllers 
  •  Application Of Facts 

Electrical Energy Conservation And Auditing 

  • Energy Scenario 
  • Basics Of Energy And Its Various Forms 
  • Energy Management & Audit 
  • Energy Efficiency In Industrial Systems 

Power System Dynamics And Control 

  • Introduction To Power System Operations 
  • Modeling Of Synchronous Machines And Associated Controllers 
  •  Stability Analysis 
  •  Enhancing System Stability 

Transmission And Distribution 

  • Transmission Lines: Introduction To Overhead Transmission Line` Classification And Comparison Of Acroc Transmission Systems. Main Components Of Transmission Line I.E. Tower, Conductors, And Overhead Line Insulators. Potential Distribution Over Suspension Insulator String, String Efficiency And Methods Of Improving String Efficiency, Sag Calculation Of Equal Supports, Effect Of Transmission Voltage On Efficiency And Regulation Of Line. Kelvin Law. 
  • Performance Of Transmission Lines 
  • Distribution Of Electrical Energy

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