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GPSC Estate Officer, Class-II (GMC) Exam Syllabus


GPSC Estate Officer Class-2 Exam Syllabus:


There are two papers in this exam. The first paper is 100 marks and the second paper is 200 marks. First paper is in Gujarati language and the second paper is in the English language. There are 100 questions in the first paper and 200 questions are in the second question paper. 


GPSC (GMC) Estate Officer Exam Syllabus:


Part-1 Syllabus of Preliminary Test:


1) Geography of India-Physical, Economic, Social, Natural Resources and population related topics- with special reference to Gujarat

2) Cultural heritage of India-Literature, Art, Religion and Architecture- with special reference to Gujarat

3) History of India with special reference to Gujarat

4) Indian Economy and Planning

5) Indian Polity and the Constitution of India:

  • Preamble 
  • Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties 
  • Directive Principles of State Policy 
  • Composition of Parliament 
  • Powers of the President of India 
  • Powers of Governor 
  • Judiciary 
  • Provisions for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and backward classes of the society 
  • Attorney General 
  • NITIAayog 
  • Panchayati Raj Institutions 
  • Finance Commission 
  • Constitutional and Statutory Bodies: Election Commission of India, Union Public Service Commission, State Public Service Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General; Central Vigilance Commission, Lokpal and Lokayukta, Central Information Commission

6) General Mental Ability

7) General Science, Environment and Information & Communication Technology

8) Daily events of Regional, National and International Importance including Sports


Part-2 Syllabus of Preliminary Test:


1. Building Materials: Stone, Lime, Glass, Plastics, Steel, FRP, Ceramics, Aluminum, Fly Ash, Basic Admixtures, Timber, Bricks and Aggregates: Classification, properties and selection criteria; Cement: Types, Composition, Properties, Uses, Specifications and various Tests; Lime & Cement Mortars and Concrete: Properties and various Tests; Design of Concrete Mixes: Proportioning of aggregates and methods of mix design. 

2. Solid Mechanics: Elastic constants, Stress, plane stress, Strains, plane strain, Mohr’s circle of stress and strain, Elastic theories of failure, Principal Stresses, Bending, Shear and Torsion. 

3. Structural Analysis: Basics of strength of materials, Types of stresses and strains, Bending moments and shear force, concept of bending and shear stresses; Analysis of determinate and indeterminate structures; Trusses, beams, plane frames; Rolling loads, Influence Lines, Unit load method & other methods; Free and Forced vibrations of single degree and multi degree freedom system; Suspended Cables; Concepts and use of Computer Aided Design. 

4. Design of Steel Structures: Principles of Working Stress methods, Design of tension and compression members, Design of beams and beam column connections, built-up sections, Girders, Industrial roofs, Principles of Ultimate load design. 

5. Design of Concrete and Masonry structures: Limit state design for bending, shear, axial compression and combined forces; Design of beams, Slabs, Lintels, Foundations, Retaining walls, Tanks, Staircases; Principles of pre- stressed concrete design including materials and methods; Earthquake resistant design of structures; Design of Masonry Structure. 4 

6. Construction Practice, Planning and Management: Construction - Planning, Equipment, Site investigation and Management including Estimation with latest project management tools and network analysis for different Types of works; Analysis of Rates of various types of works; Tendering Process and Contract Management, Quality Control, Productivity, Operation Cost; Land acquisition; Labour safety and welfare. 

7. Building Construction: Brick and stone masonry walls, types of masonry, cavity walls, reinforced brickwork, building services, detailing of floors, roofs, ceilings, stairs, doors and windows, finishing, formwork, ground water control techniques, cofferdams, functional planning of building, orientations of buildings, low cost housings, Earthquakes and Earthquake resistant Structures. 

8. Environmental Engineering: (a) Water Supply Engineering: Sources, Estimation, quality standards and testing of water and their treatment; Rural, Institutional and industrial water supply; Physical, chemical and biological characteristics and sources of water, Pollutants in water and its effects, Estimation of water demand; Drinking water Standards, Water Treatment Plants, Water distribution networks. (b) Waste Water Engineering: Planning & design of domestic waste water, sewage collection and disposal; Plumbing Systems. Components and layout of sewerage system; Planning & design of Domestic Waste-water disposal system; Sludge management including treatment, disposal and re-use of treated effluents; Industrial waste waters and Effluent Treatment Plants including institutional and industrial sewage management. (c) Solid Waste Management: Sources & classification of solid wastes along with planning & design of its management system; Disposal system, Beneficial aspects of wastes and Utilization by Civil Engineers. (d) Air, Noise pollution and Ecology: Concepts & general methodology. 

9. Surveying and Geology: (a) Surveying: 5 Classification of surveys, various methodologies, instruments & analysis of measurement of distances, elevation and directions; Field astronomy, Global Positioning System; Map preparation; Photogrammetry; Remote sensing concepts; Survey Layout for culverts, canals, bridges, road/railway alignment and buildings, Setting out of Curves. (b) Geology: Basic knowledge of Engineering geology & its application in projects. 

10. Transportation Engineering: Highways - Planning & construction methodology, Alignment and geometric design; Traffic Surveys and Controls; Principles of Flexible and Rigid pavements design. Tunneling - Alignment, methods of construction, disposal of muck, drainage, lighting and ventilation. Bridges‐ Fundamentals of Bridge Engineering, Bridge Site Investigations and Planning, Bridge Hydrology, Standards of Loadings for Bridge Design, Different Types of Bridges, Bridge Superstructure, Bearings and Substructure Design, Design of Bridge Foundations, Bridge Approaches, River Training Work & Protection Work, Methods of Bridge Construction, Inspection, maintenance & Repair of Bridges, Testing of Bridges, Bridge Architecture. 

11. Town Planning Landuse planning, building bye-laws, Development Plan or Master Plan, Town Planning Schemes, Concepts of Zoning. 

12. The Gujarat Town Planning and Urban Development Act, 1976 and Rules, 1979. 

13. The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 

14. Right to fair compensation and transparency in land acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 

15. The Gujarat Regularization of Unauthorized Development Rules, 2012. 

16. Current Trends and Recent Advancements in the field of Civil Engineering.

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