BARC Scientific Officer Mechanical Paper Analysis 2021: Question Paper, Difficulty Level, Attempts

By Himanshu Bajpai|Updated : September 26th, 2021

BARC Scientific Officer Mechanical Paper Analysis 2021: The Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), which is part of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) had advertised for Recruitment of Scientific Officer (Group A) vacancies under OCES and DGFS programs for which exam is successfully conducted for the Mechanical engineering branch. 

Unlike most of the engineering exams, BARC does not release their question papers for any discipline, which makes the candidates keep guessing the expected pattern and type of questions expected in the exam So, here we are providing BARC Mechanical Engineering exam analysis 2021 based on the compilation of various reviews discussed by BYJU'S EXAM Prep Users which will be quite helpful to various aspiring candidates in order to prepare for the BARC exam in the coming year.

The first Shift of BARC ME Paper Analysis was organized on the 24th of September 2021 & Aspirants were waiting for the BARC 2021 mechanical Exam Detailed analysis so that they can start preparing for the final Interview which is also a part of the BARC selection process. In this article, BYJU'S Exam Prep is providing the BARC Exam 2021 complete analysis of the mechanical Engineering paper and understand the type of questions that were asked in the examination, their difficulty level, subjects that the questions were asked from and will also provide you with an expected Cut-off for BARC exam 2021.

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The Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), which is part of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) had advertised for Recruitment of Scientific Officer (Group A) vacancies under OCES and DGFS programmes for which exam is successfully conducted for the Mechanical engineering branch. The exam was scheduled from 22nd - 27th September across the nation and it is expected that over lakh students have appeared for this prestigious exam.

Unlike most of the engineering exams, BARC does not release their question papers for any discipline, which makes the candidates keep guessing the expected pattern and type of questions expected in the exam So, here we are providing BARC ME Exam 2021 analysis based on the compilation of various reviews discussed by BYJU'S EXAM Prep Users which will be quite helpful to various aspiring candidates in order to prepare for the BARC exam in the coming year.

The first Shift of BARC ME Analysis was organised on the 24th of September 2021 & Aspirants were waiting for the BARC 2021 mechanical Exam Detailed analysis so that they can start preparing for the final Interview. In this article, BYJU'S Exam Prep is providing the BARC Exam 2021 complete analysis of the mechanical Engineering paper and understand the type of questions that were asked in the examination, their difficulty level, subjects that the questions were asked from and will also provide you with an Expected Cut-off for BARC exam 2021.

Check here: BARC Scientific Officer Exam Analysis 2021 (All Branches)

BARC Mechanical Exam Pattern 2021

It is important to understand how the BARC 2021 question paper is designed to better understand the paper analysis. Check the detailed BARC exam pattern for Mechanical Engineering.

BARC 2021 Exam Pattern - Mechanical 

  • No of Questions: 100
  • Time allocated: 120 mins
  • Total marks: 300 (3 marks for each question)
  • Type of Questions: MCQs
  • Negative Marking: -1 for each wrong answer
  • Mode of Exam: Online

BARC Mechanical Engineering Exam Analysis 2021 Day - 1

  • The paper was similar to the GATE pattern and many questions were also repeated from GATE previous year exams (1 & 2 MCQ question types).
  • The Paper was Moderate to Tough and it was time-consuming also.
  • Most of the questions were from the Thermal portion included RAC, Heat transfer & Power plant.
  • There were questions from Pulley System, Epicyclic Gear train, LMTD method, Damping vibration etc.
  • Questions from SFD & BMD, gears, VCRS cycle, Conduction, Casting & Metal Cutting were asked in plenty.

Highlights of BARC Mechanical Engineering Exam Day 1 (24th Sep)

  • Some of the Students found the paper Tough but some found it moderate.
  • Most of the students told that some Questions were Easy and theoretical but some questions were Tough and Time-Consuming so if you have gone through BYJU'S exam Prep Last 15 Days Preparation Strategy for the BARC Scientific Officer article & Last week tips, you would have not wasted time on tough questions as told in the article.
  • Thermal and Heat Transfer had maximum questions & proportions in the paper.
  • Fluid mechanics, TOM, SOM & Industrial also had good weightage in the exam.

Subject Wise BARC ME 2021 Question Paper Analysis

Subject

Topics Asked 

No.of questions

SOM

Shear Force & Bending Moment Diagrams, principal Stresses & strains

 10- 15 Questions

FM

 Reynolds no, Darcy's equation,  Laminar Flow through Pipe & Plates

 10 - 15 Questions

Industrial Engineering

 EOQ, CPM, Project Completion Time & Latest Allowable time was asked

 7- 8 Questions

Engineering Maths

 Probability, Fourier Series

 3 - 4 Questions

Thermodynamics + RAC + PP+ I C Engine

 Clausius Inequality , Regenerative Cycle Theory , Refrigeration Capacity , 

 20 + Questions

TOM

 Gear Trains , Gears , 

 5 - 6 Questions

Manufacturing

 Metal Cutting , Casting-

(  Solidification time) , 

 8 - 10 Questions

Engineering Mechanics

 Pulley Questions , Truss,Dynamic of motions

 2- 3 Questions

Machine Design

 Static & variable loading 1 - 2 Questions

Heat Transfer 

LMTD - MTD Concept, Fins & Unsteady Heat Conduction, Fourier no & Biot no Calculation5 + Questions

BARC ME Analysis 2021 Day-1: Difficulty Level

As per the analysis, Considering important points informing about the level and type of questions that were asked in BARC 2021 Mechanical Engineering the difficulty level of the exam was Moderate to Tough

BARC ME Analysis 2021 Day-1: Expected Good Attempts  

Candidates who have attempted 75 - 80 questions correctly could be safe and 240 to 250 could be the highest marks out of 300 marks. So Good Attempt can lie between 80 - 85 questions

Questions Asked in BARC Mechanical Exam 2021 Day- 1 (24th Sep)

These questions were shared by regular students of BYJU'S exam prep purely as per their memory, which can be fully different or similar to the original questions in the exam. These have been shared with candidates to get an idea of the questions asked in the exam. Here we are sharing 20 questions that were asked in the BARC ME day 1 exam held on the 24th of Sep so that aspirants who have exams in future can get an idea of the type of questions asked in the BARC exam and can check their final preparation.

Question 1 - Tmax in Heat transfer in a Cylinder?

Question 2 - q adiabatic/q max given, Heat transfer asked? 

Question 3 - Unsteady State Heat Conduction, Biot No & Fourier no to be Calculated?

Question 4 - LMTD & MTD which will be in more in Q LMTD & Q MTD Equation ?

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 Question 7 - Regenerative Cycle theory 

Question 8 - ωn of the Pulley System? - √ G/delta

Question 9 - Percent Excess air in combustion C2H6 has 20 % excess air, Air Fuel Ratio?

Question 10 - Epicyclic Gear train Numerical 

Question 11- Gear train Dia given & teeth given for G> 2, Choose suitable pair?

Question 12 - CPM, Projection completion time & any one event latest allowable time asked 

Question 13 - Complex integration 

Question 14 - Probability 

Question 15 - A numerical to be solved by formula of EOQ = square root of: [2(setup costs)(demand rate)] / holding costs was asked . CH = 20% anually , C= 1000 D= 20000 monthly d=1000/week Co= ?

Question 16 - Numerical on Clausius Inequality 
Question 17 - Solidification time, Chvorinov’s rule - ST = ST*(VC/SACasting)^2 was asked 

Question 18 - Friction factor question - 64/RE ? where RE = reynolds no.

Question 19 - Question on isothermal work done.

Question 20 - Principal Stresses & strains Question.

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BARC Exam Mechanical Question Papers & Answer Keys

Bhabha Atomic Research Center conducts the BARC Exam 2021 for the recruitment of OCES/DGFS Scientific Officer 2021-22 but BARC doesn’t release the BARC Exam previous year Question Papers & Answer Key. If you are searching for BARC Exam2021 Syllabus then you are in the right place. To get an idea of the BARC 2021 Selection Process download BYJUS EXAM PREP APP or click the below link to check the online classroom program link given below.

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  • Yes, questions are often repeated from the previous years or at least have similar patterns to the questions asked in previous years.

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