Online Test Series Schedule for KPTCL (AE & AEE) – 2016-17

Branch: Electrical Engineering

Test Name Description
Subject-wise Grand Tests Total: about 11 tests Commence from 01st October 2016 onwards
Grand Tests with combinations Total: about 6 tests Commence from 23rd October 2016 onwards
Full Length Mock ESE Total: 04 tests Commence from 10th November 2016 onwards

Note: There will be negative marking and 0.25 marks shall be

deducted for each wrong answer.


(The Syllabus considered is as per previous papers of KPTCL (memory based) and other state Generation & Transmission Corporations in India. ACE Engineering Academy does not take any responsibility for deviations in syllabus in the final KPTCL exam.)

01. Electric Circuits and Fields:

Circuit elements, network graph, KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis, ideal current and voltage sources,Thevenin’s, Norton’s, Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems, transient response of DC and AC networks, Sinusoidal steady state analysis, basic filter concepts, two-port networks, Three phase circuits, Magnetically coupled circuits, Gauss Theorem, electric field and potential due to point, line,
plane and spherical charge distributions, Ampere’s and Biot-Savart’s laws; inductance,dielectrics, capacitance; Maxwell’s equations.

02. Control Systems:

Principles of feedback, transfer function, block diagrams and signal flow graphs, transient and stability analysis, steady-state errors, transforms and their applications; Routh-hurwitz criterion,Nyquist techniques, Bode plots, root loci, lag, lead and lead-lag compensation, frequency response analysis, state space model, state transition matrix, controllability and observability, linear state variable feedback, PID and industrial controllers.

03. EDC:

Basics of Semiconductor diodes and transistors and characteristics, Junction and field effect transistors (BJT, FET and MOSFETS),

04. Analog:

Different types of transistor amplifiers, equivalent circuits and frequency response; oscillators and other circuits, feedback amplifiers, Operational amplifiers – characteristics and applications,

05. Signals and Systems:

Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals, shifting and scaling operations, linear, time- invariant and causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals, Fourier transform, sampling theorem,Laplace transform, Z transforms, Discrete Fourier transform, FFT, linear convolution, discrete cosine transform, FIR filter, IIR filter, bilinear transformation.

06. Digital and Microprocessors:

combinational and sequential logic circuits, multiplexers, multi-vibrators, sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, basics of filter circuits and applications, simple active filters; Microprocessor basics- interfaces and applications.

07. Electrical Machines:

Single phase transformers, basics of three phase transformers , parallel operation, auto-transformer, Induction motors – principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control. DC machines – types, windings, generator characteristics, armature reaction and commutation, starting and speed control of motors, Synchronous machines – performance, regulation, parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications, servo and stepper motors.

08. Power Systems:

Basic power generation concepts, symmetrical components, fault analysis, Matrix representation of power systems, load flow analysis, and economic operation, System stability concepts, Swing curves and equal area criterion. Concepts of power system dynamics, distributed generation, solar and wind power, smart grid concepts, environmental implications, fundamentals of power economics. Transmission line models and performance, cable performance, insulation, corona and radio interference, power factor correction, principles of protection systems, basics of solid state relays and digital protection; Circuit breakers, Radial and ring-main distribution systems, voltage control, HVDC transmission and FACTS concepts.

09. Measurements and Instrumentation:

SI units, measurement of current, voltage, power, power-factor and energy. Measurement of resistance, inductance capacitance and frequency-bridge methods, transducers and their applications to the measurement of non-electrical quantities like temperature, pressure, strain, displacement etc., cathode ray oscilloscope, Instrument Transformers.

10. Material Science:

Electrical Engineering Materials, basics of solid state physics, crystal structures and defects, ceramic materials, insulating materials, conductors. Magnetic materials – basics, properties and applications. Ferrities, ferro-magnetic materials and components;Photo-conductivity; Basics of Nano materials and Superconductors.

11. Aptitude & General awareness

Subject-wise Grand Tests

(Each test consists of 50 questions with duration 60 minutes)

Tests Will be activated at 6:00 pm on scheduled day.

Test No Test codes Date of Available
AE-1 Electric Circuits and Fields 01stOct 2016
AE-2 Control Systems 04th Oct 2016
AE-3 Analog and EDC 06th Oct 2016
AE-4 Signals and Systems 08th Oct 2016
AE-5 General awareness 10th Oct 2016
AE-6 Digital and Microprocessors 12th Oct 2016
AE-7 Electrical Machines 14thOct 2016
AE-8 Measurements & Instrumentation 16thOct 2016
AE-9 Power Systems 18th Oct 2016
AE-10 Aptitude 20th Oct 2016
AE-11 Material Science 22nd Oct 2016

Grand Tests with combinations

(Each test consists of 50 questions with duration 60 minutes)

Test No Test codes Date of Available
AE-12 Control Systems & Circuits and Fields 23rdOct 2016
AE-13 Analog & Signals and Systems 26thOct 2016
AE-14 Digital & Electrical Machines 29thNov 2016
AE-15 Measurements and Instrumentation & Power Systems 01stNov 2016
AE-16 General awareness & Aptitude 04thNov 2016
AE-17 Material Science, EDC & Microprocessors 07thNov 2016

Electrical Engineering – Full Length Mock for AE & AEE

(Each test consists of 100 questions (in that 75-specialization and 25-General Awareness & Aptitude) with duration 2 hours)

Test No Subjects Syllabus Date (Available from)
AE-18 Mock-1 Full Syllabus 17th Nov 2016
AE-19 Mock-2 Full Syllabus 20th Nov 2016
AE-20 Mock-3 Full Syllabus 23rd Nov 2016
AE-21 Mock-4 Full Syllabus 26th Nov 2016

Note: Dates of MOCK tests will be modified depending on KPTCL exam date.