Download ESE Electronics Engineering 2022 Syllabus

ESE stands for Engineering Services Examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission to employ candidate for public sector engineering departments. ESE is conducted as Preliminary and Mains Test. 

In Preliminary test there are two papers, Paper I and Paper II for General Aptitude and Engineering Discipline respectively.

In Mains test, there are two papers, Paper I and Paper II from Engineering Discipline only.

The Detailed Syllabus for ESE Electronics Engineering is given below:

Paper 1: General Studies and Engineering Aptitude

1. Current issues of national and international importance relating to social, economic and industrial development
2. Engineering Aptitude covering Logical reasoning and Analytical ability
3. Engineering Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
4. General Principles of Design, Drawing, Importance of Safety
5. Standards and Quality practices in production, construction, maintenance and services
6. Basics of Energy and Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, Climate Change, Environmental impact assessment
7. Basics of Project Management
8. Basics of Material Science and Engineering
9. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) based tools and their applications in Engineering such as networking, e- governance and technology based education.
10. Ethics and values in engineering profession.

Note: The paper in General Studies and Engineering Aptitude will include Knowledge of relevant topics as may be expected from an engineering graduate, without special study. Questions from all the 10 topics mentioned above shall be set. Marks for each Topic may range from 5% to 15% of the total marks in the paper.


Paper-I: Electronics Engineering

Basic Electronics Engineering: Basics of semiconductors; Diode/Transistor basics and characteristics; Diodes for different uses; Junction & Field Effect Transistors (BJTs, JFETs,  MOSFETs); Transistor amplifiers of different types, oscillators and other circuits; Basics of  Integrated Circuits (ICs); Bipolar, MOS and CMOS ICs; Basics of linear ICs, operational amplifiers and their applications‐ linear/non‐linear; Optical sources/detectors; Basics of Opto electronics and its applications. 

Basic Electrical Engineering: DC circuits‐Ohm’s & Kirchoff’s laws, mesh and nodal analysis,  circuit theorems; Electro‐magnetism, Faraday’s & Lenz’s laws, induced EMF and its uses; Single‐ phase AC circuits; Transformers, efficiency; Basics‐DC machines, induction machines, and synchronous machines; Electrical power sources‐ basics: hydroelectric, thermal, nuclear, wind,  solar; Basics of batteries and their uses. 

Materials Science: Electrical Engineering materials; Crystal structure & defects; Ceramic materials‐structures, composites, processing and uses; Insulating laminates for electronics,  structures, properties and uses; Magnetic materials, basics, classification, ferrites, ferro/para‐ magnetic materials and components; Nano materials‐basics, preparation, purification, sintering,  nano particles and uses; Nano‐optical/magnetic/electronic materials and uses; Superconductivity,  uses. 

Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation: Principles of measurement, accuracy,  precision and standards; Analog and Digital systems for measurement, measuring instruments for different applications; Static/dynamic characteristics of measurement systems, errors, statistical analysis and curve fitting; Measurement systems for non‐electrical quantities; Basics of telemetry;  Different types of transducers and displays; Data acquisition system basics. 

Network Theory: Network graphs & matrices; Wye‐Delta transformation; Linear constant coefficient differential equations‐ time domain analysis of RLC circuits; parameters‐driving point  & transfer functions; State equations for networks; Steady state sinusoidal analysis. 

Analog and Digital Circuits: Small signal equivalent circuits of diodes, BJTS and FETs; Diode circuits for different uses; Biasing & stability of BJT & JFET amplifier circuits; Analysis/design of amplifier‐ single/multi‐stage; Feedback& uses; Active filters, timers, multipliers, wave shaping,  A/D‐D/A converters; Boolean Algebra& uses; Logic gates, Digital IC families, Combinatorial/sequential circuits; Basics of multiplexers, counters/registers/ memories  /microprocessors, design& applications.


Paper-II: Electronics engineering

Analog and Digital Communication Systems: Random signals, noise, probability theory,  information theory; Analog versus digital communication & applications: Systems‐ AM, FM,  transmitters/receivers, theory/practice/ standards, SNR comparison; Digital communication basics: Sampling, quantizing, coding, PCM, DPCM, multiplexing‐audio/video; Digital modulation: ASK, FSK, PSK; Multiple access: TDMA, FDMA, CDMA; Optical communication: fibre optics, theory, practice/standards. 

Control Systems: Classification of signals and systems; Application of signal and system theory;  System realization; Transforms& their applications; Signal flow graphs, Routh‐Hurwitz criteria,  root loci, Nyquist/Bode plots; Feedback systems‐open &close< loop types, stability analysis,  steady state, transient and frequency response analysis; Design of control systems, compensators,  elements of lead/lag compensation, PID and industrial controllers. 

Computer Organization and Architecture: Basic architecture, CPU, I/O organisation, memory organisation, peripheral devices, trends; Hardware /software issues; Data representation & Programming; Operating systems‐basics, processes, characteristics, applications; Memory management, virtual memory, file systems, protection & security; Databases, different types,  characteristics and design; Transactions and concurrency control; Elements of programming languages, typical examples. 

Electro Magnetics: Elements of vector calculus, Maxwell’s equations‐basic concepts; Gauss’,  Stokes’ theorems; Wave propagation through different media; Transmission Lines‐different types,  basics, Smith’s chart, impedance matching/transformation, S‐parameters, pulse excitation, uses;  Waveguides‐basics, rectangular types, modes, cut‐off frequency, dispersion, dielectric types;  Antennas‐radiation pattern, monopoles/dipoles, gain, arrays‐active/passive, theory, uses. 

Advanced Electronics Topics: VLSI technology: Processing, lithography, interconnects,  packaging, testing; VLSI design: Principles, MUX/ROM/PLA‐based design, Moore & Mealy circuit design; Pipeline concepts & functions; Design for testability, examples; DSP: Discrete time signals/systems, uses; Digital filters: FIR/IIR types, design, speech/audio/radar signal processing uses; Microprocessors & microcontrollers, basics, interrupts, DMA, instruction sets, interfacing;  Controllers & uses; Embedded systems. 

Advanced Communication Topics: Communication Networks: Principles /practices  /technologies /uses /OSI model/security; Basic packet multiplexed streams/scheduling; Cellular networks, types, analysis, protocols (TCP/TCPIP); Microwave & Satellite Communication:  Terrestrial/space type LOS systems, block schematics link calculations, system design;  Communication satellites, orbits, characteristics, systems, uses; Fibre‐optic communication systems, block schematics, link calculations, system design.


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