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KPTCL 2022 Exam Pattern and Syllabus - Complete Details

Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL) has issued a notification for the recruitment of Assistant Engineer, Junior Engineer and Junior Assistant. The KPTCL Exam 2022 is a state-level exam. There are a total of 1492 vacancies, and the candidates have to appear for an online aptitude test conducted across Karnataka. Here are the complete details of the KPTCL Exam Pattern and KPTCL Syllabus.

KPTCL Exam Pattern

The KPTCL Exam Pattern is a two-stage process,

  • Online exam
  • Interview

The KPTCL Exam 2022 is going to be conducted for the recruitment of eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Executive Engineer (Electrical), Assistant Engineer (Electrical or Civil), Junior Engineer (Electrical or Civil), and Junior Assistant. The candidates who appear for the online aptitude test shall be shortlisted based on the merit list. The shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview process. The final selection of the candidates will be after the interview and document verification. 
The candidates applying for the following posts should have passed the 10th Standard with Kannada as 1st or 2nd language:
1. Assistant Executive Engineer (Electrical)
2. Assistant Engineer (Electrical or Civil)
If the candidates who want to apply for these posts have not studied Kannad in 10th Standard, they must appear for the Kannada language test conducted before the Online Aptitude Test.
The Kannada language test is a Multiple Choice Question-based online test, and it is conducted only in the Bangalore centre. The total weightage of the language test will be 150 marks.|
After passing the Kannada language test with at least 50% marks, the candidates can appear for the KPTCL Online Aptitude test.
The exam pattern of the KPTCL Online Aptitude Test for the recruitment of candidates for various posts is summarised as under for your quick reference:

Mode of ExamOnline
Duration of Exam2 Hours
Type of QuestionsObjective (Multiple Choice Questions)
Total No. of Questions100
Total Marks100 
Negative MarkingYes, 0.25 marks for each wrong answer
Language of ExamEnglish

It is to be noted that candidates who clear the online exam will only be eligible for the interview round. The candidates clearing the online exam as per the cut-off marks will be shortlisted and called for the interview. The final selection will be after evaluating the candidate's performance in the interview, their skills, personality, communication skills, etc. Documents of the candidates are also verified before the final recruitment. Hence, it is advised to keep all your relevant documents ready for a hassle-free verification process.

KPTCL Syllabus

The KPTCL syllabus for different posts is given below for your easy reference:

KPTCL syllabus for Assistant Executive Engineer (Electrical) and Assistant Engineer (Electrical):

SubjectMarks
i. VTU Syllabus of Electrical Engineering discipline75
ii. General Awareness and Aptitude25
Total Marks100

Some of the topics covered are:

  • Electrical Power Quality
  • Electrical Distribution Systems
  • HYDC Transmission
  • Control Theory
  • Power System Analysis and Stability
  • Switchgear and Protection
  • Electrical Machine Design
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Computer-Aided Electrical Drawing
  • Computer Techniques- in-Power-System-Analysis
  • Electrical Power Utilization
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Transmission and Distribution
  • DC Machines and Synchronous Machines
  • Linear IC's and Applications
  • Industrial Drives and Applications
  • Electrical Design, Estimation and Costing
  • Power System Operation and Control
  • Reactive Power Management
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Digital System Design with VHDL
  • Power System Planning
  • Computer Control of Electrical Drives
  • VLSI Circuits and Design
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility
  • Database Management Systems
  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Basic Electronics
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Electric Power Generation
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Network-Analysis
  • Logic Design
  • Microcontrollers
  • Control Systems
  • Field Theory
  • Power Electronics
  • Transformers and Induction Machines
  • Signals and Systems

KPTCL Syllabus for Assistant Engineer (Civil):

SubjectMarks
i. VTU Syllabus of Civil Engineering Discipline75
ii. General Awareness and Aptitude25
Total Marks100

Some of the topics of the KPTCL syllabus for Assistant Engineer (Civil) are as follows:

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Engineering Physics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hydrology and Irrigation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Open Channel Hydraulics
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Pavement Materials and Construction
  • Construction Management & Engineering Economics
  • Urban Transport Planning
  • Geographic Information System
  • Water Resources Engineering

Assistant Accounts Officer:

SubjectMarks
i. Bangalore University Syllabus of M.Com discipline or VTU Syllabus of MBA Finance 75
ii. General Awareness and Aptitude25
Total Marks100

Topics covered in Assistant Accounts Officer are as follows:

  • Basic Accounting
  • Accounting Standard
  • Security Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Portfolio management
  • Strategic Cost Management
  • Financial Management
  • Direct and Indirect Tax related questions

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

SubjectMarks
i. Diploma Syllabus of Electrical/Civil Engineering discipline of Department of Technical Education, Gok (Government of Karnataka)75
ii. General Awareness and Aptitude25
Total Marks100

Topics covered in JE (Electrical) KPTCL Syllabus:

  • Basic Electronics
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Electric Power Generation
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Network Analysis
  • Mathematics
  • Logic Design
  • Microcontrollers
  • Physics
  • Signals and Systems
  • Field Theory
  • Power Electronics
  • Transformers and Induction Machines
  • Transmission and Distribution
  • DC Machines and Synchronous Machines
  • Linear IC's and Applications
  • Control Theory
  • Power System Analysis and Stability
  • Electrical Machine Design
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Energy Auditing & Demand Side Management
  • Electrical Power Quality
  • Electrical Distribution Systems
  • HYDC Transmission

Junior Assistant

SubjectMarks
i. Computer Literacy20
ii. General Awareness and Aptitude40
iii. General English/ General Kannada40
Total Marks100

Topics covered in KPTCL JA syllabus:

  • Computer Literacy: Basic computer skills, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Access database, Outlook express, Operating System, Application Packages, etc.
  • General Awareness and Aptitude: Administrative structure, National and International Sports, Geography, History of India, Natural Resources, Environment, Culture, Literature, Arts, Music, Dance, Rural and Urban Administrative Structure, Planning and Evaluation, Politics, Famous Places, Nobel Prizes, etc.
  • General English: Antonym, Synonym, Vocabulary based questions, Passage, Grammar-based questions.

Conclusion:

The candidates should, first of all, familiarise themselves with the KPTCL paper pattern and KPTCL exam syllabus and start their preparations accordingly. You should practise and solve the previous year's exam paper. Keep yourself updated with current affairs by regularly reading magazines and newspapers. For the technical part of the syllabus, you should refer to books of various authors and understand the concepts of the subjects thoroughly to increase the accuracy of your answers.

FAQs

1. What are the positions advertised in the KPTCL Recruitment 2022?

This job posting from Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited lists three positions: Assistant Engineer (AE), Junior Engineer (JE), and Junior Assistant (JE).

2. What is the maximum age for applying for KPTCL Recruitment 2022? +

Candidates applying for KPTCL Recruitment 2022 must be at least 18 years old as of the final date for application submission. Applicants in the General category must be 35 years old, applicants in the IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB categories must be 38 years old, and applicants in the SC/ ST category must be 40 years old.

3. Is the position offered by KPTCL acceptable? +

KPTCL, as a government-owned company, has its own set of benefits. The employment that AE and JE provide is excellent, and the pay range is reasonable.

4. What is the best way to pass the KPTCL Recruitment 2022 Exam? +

The most important factor in passing this exam is having a firm grasp of the fundamentals and enough practice with questions. Graduation books can be utilised for conceptual clarity. Aspirants are very much advised to attempt free KPTCL mock tests from Oliveboard’s app or website. These free mock tests will help you crack the KPTCL exam in your first attempt. Current events are factual and can be learned from Oliveboard’s Current Affairs Ebooks.

5. How do I apply for a position as a KPTCL Junior Engineer in 2022? +

Applicants must first go to the formal website to find the application link, then fill in all of the mandatory fields such as name, address, contact information, educational information, etc., attach the necessary documentation and upload a recent passport-size photograph, pay the required fees, and then click the submit button to download and print the application form.

6. What is the average net salary of KPTCL Recruitment Examination applicants? +

The newly hired employee would be paid between Rs. 35K and Rs. 40K as a beginning pay. With experience, the income will increase. The Fresher might expect a yearly package of between 4 and 4.5 lacs.

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