JE Mechanical Syllabus

JE Mechanical Syllabus

The standard of the questions in Engineering subjects will be approximately of the level of Diploma in Engineering (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical) from a recognized Institute, Board or University recognized by All India Board of Technical Education.

The details of the syllabus are given below:

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Quantitative Aptitude:

Alligations and mixtures
Problems on Age
Averages, Mean, Median and Mode
Boat Problems
Chain rule
Data Interpretation
Games and Races
Heights and distances
Number Series
Linear Equations
Number theory
Number System – Fractions, Decimals
Permutation and Combinations
Pipes and Cisterns
Points, lines and angles
Profit and Loss
Quadratic Equations
Ratio and Proportions
Remainder theorem and unit digit
Sets and Venn Diagrams
Simple and Compound Interest
Simplification and Approximation
Speed, Distance and Time
Stocks and shares
Data Sufficiency
Surds, Indices, Exponents, and Powers
Surface area
Time and Work
Problems on Train
Work and Wages


Alphanumeric series
Reasoning Analogies
Artificial Language
Blood Relations
Cause and Effect
Critical path
Cubes and cuboids
Data Sufficiency
Decision Making
Deductive Reasoning/Statement Analysis
Embedded Images
Figure Matrix
Mirror and Water Images
Odd One Out
Picture Series and Sequences
Paper Folding
Pattern Series and Sequences
Order & Ranking
Seating Arrangements
Shape Construction
Statement and Assumptions
Statement and Conclusions

General Awareness: 

Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society.

Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person.

The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research etc.

These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.


Rules For Tenses
Rules For Prepositions
List of Prepositions
Rules and List of Conjunctions
Active And Passive Voice Rules
List of One Word Substitutions
List of Homophones/Homonyms
List of Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms And Phrases
Spotting the Error
Reading Comprehension
Cloze Test
Letter Writing Format
Precis Writing
Sentence Correction Questions
Adjective Degree Of Comparison Rules
Article Rules
Direct & Indirect Speech Rules
Sentence Rearrangement & Para jumbles

Mechanical Engineering

Theory of Machines and Machine Design,

Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials,

Properties of Pure Substances,

1st Law of Thermodynamics,

2nd Law of Thermodynamics,

Air standard Cycles for IC Engines,

IC Engine Performance,

IC Engines Combustion,

IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication,  

Rankine cycle of System,




Fitting & Accessories, Air Compressors & their cycles,

Refrigeration cycles,

Principle of Refrigeration Plant,

Nozzles & Steam Turbines.

Properties & Classification of Fluids,

Fluid Statics,

Measurement of Fluid Pressure,

Fluid kinematics,

Dynamics of Ideal fluids,

Measurement of Flow rate,

basic principles,

Hydraulic Turbines,

Centrifugal Pumps,

Classification of steels.

Theory of Machines and Machine Design:

 Concept of simple machine, Four bar linkage and link motion,

Flywheels and fluctuation of energy,

Power transmission by belts – V-belts and Flat belts,

Clutches – Plate and Conical clutch,

Gears – Type of gears,

gear profile and gear ratio calculation,

Governors – Principles and classification,

Riveted joint,



Friction in collars and pivots.

Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials:

Equilibrium of Forces,

Law of motion,


Concepts of stress and strain,

Elastic limit and elastic constants,

Bending moments and shear force diagram,

Stress in composite bars,

Torsion of circular shafts,

Bucking of columns – Euler’s and Rankin’s theories,

Thin walled pressure vessels.

Thermal Engineering Properties of Pure Substances:

p-v & P-T diagrams of pure substance like H2O, Introduction of steam table with respect to steam generation process;

definition of saturation, wet & superheated status.

Definition of dryness fraction of steam, degree of superheat of steam. h-s chart of steam (Mollier Chart) .

1st Law of Thermodynamics : Definition of stored energy & internal energy,

1st Law of Thermodynamics of cyclic process,

Non Flow Energy Equation,

Flow Energy & Definition of Enthalpy,

Conditions for Steady State Steady Flow;

Steady State Steady Flow Energy Equation.

2nd Law of Thermodynamics : Definition of Sink,

Source Reservoir of Heat, Heat Engine, Heat Pump & Refrigerator;

Thermal Efficiency of Heat Engines & co-efficient of performance of Refrigerators,

Kelvin – Planck & Clausius Statements of 2nd Law of Thermodynamics,

Absolute or Thermodynamic Scale of temperature,

Clausius Integral, Entropy,

Entropy change calculation of ideal gas processes. Carnot Cycle & Carnot Efficiency,

PMM-2; definition & its impossibility

Air standard Cycles for IC engines:

Otto cycle; plot on P-V, T-S Planes;

Thermal Efficiency, Diesel Cycle;

Plot on P-V, T-S planes;

Thermal efficiency. IC Engine Performance,

IC Engine Combustion,

IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication.

Rankine cycle of steam:

Simple Rankine cycle plot on P-V, T-S, h-s planes, Rankine cycle efficiency with & without pump work

Boilers: Classification; Specification; Fittings & Accessories: Fire Tube & Water Tube Boilers.

Air Compressors & their cycles; Refrigeration cycles:

Principle of a Refrigeration Plant; Nozzles & Steam Turbines

Fluid Mechanics & Machinery:

Properties & Classification of Fluid:  ideal & real fluids, Newton’s law of viscosity, Newtonian and Non-Newtonian fluids, compressible and incompressible fluids.

Fluid Statics- Pressure at a point

Measurement of Fluid Pressure: Manometers, U-tube, Inclined tube.

Fluid Kinematics: Stream line, laminar & turbulent flow, external & internal flow, continuity equation.

Dynamics of ideal fluids: Bernoulli’s equation, Total head; Velocity head; Pressure head; Application of Bernoulli’s equitation.

Measurement of Flow rate Basic Principles: Venturimeter, Pilot tube, Orifice meter.

Hydraulic Turbines: Classifications, Principles.

Centrifugal Pumps: Classifications, Principles, Performance.

Production Engineering

Classification of Steels : mild steal & alloy steel, Heat treatment of steel, Welding – Arc Welding, Gas Welding, Resistance Welding, Special Welding Techniques i.e. TIG, MIG, etc. (Brazing & Soldering), Welding Defects & Testing; NDT, Foundry & Casting – methods, defects, different casting processes, Forging, Extrusion, etc, Metal cutting principles, cutting tools, Basic Principles of machining with (i) Lathe (ii) Milling (iii) Drilling (iv) Shaping (v) Grinding, Machines, tools & manufacturing processes.

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