TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Syllabus- Get A List of Important Topics



TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Syllabus: To ace any exam, you must be familiar with its pattern and the syllabus. Read the latest syllabus of TNPSC Combined Engineering Services exam 2022. The TNPSC Combined Engineering Service Examination Syllabus and topic are given in detail in this article. 

  • The Selection Process will be based on two Phases. Phase 1- Written Examination & Phase2- Interview & Records
  • The candidate who wants to score good & high marks in the written examination follows the syllabus, topic, and sub-topic in detail to increase their chances of selection.
  • The TNPSC Combined Engineering Service written Examination is divided into two sections. The first section is based on the Subject in Which the candidate has acquired his/her Degree qualification & Second Section is based on General Studies
  • The Exam Pattern & Marks distribution is also mentioned below.

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Exam Pattern

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Combined Engineering Service Examination 2022 will take place on 2nd July for 500 Marks & Phase 2 is for Interview for 70 Marks. Check the exam pattern.

ParticularSectionNumber of QuestionMaximum Marks Time
Paper 1One of the following Subjects in which the candidate has acquired his/her Degree qualification
 Agricultural Engineering
Automobile Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Mechanical/Production/Manufacturing Engineering
Textile Technology
Architecture Engineering
2003003 Hours
Paper 2General Studies (Degree Standard)General StudiesDegree Standard – 75 QuestionAptitude and Mental Ability (SSLC Standard) -25 Question
The total Number of Questions is 100
2002 Hours
Interview & Records 70

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Syllabus 2022

Let us now discuss the subject-wise syllabus.

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Syllabus for Paper-I

For the Paper-I, the subject-wise syllabus is as follows.

Architectural Engineering

  • Theory of Architecture
  • History of Architecture and Culture
  • Materials and construction techniques
  • Building systems and services
  • Human settlements planning
  • Urban Studies
  • Environmental Studies and Site Planning
  • Climatic design and Energy-efficient architecture
  • Construction Technology and Project Management
  • Professional Ethics

Agricultural Engineering

  • Surveying and Hydrology
  • Soil erosion and Conservation
  • Watershed Development and Management
  • Irrigation and Drainage
  • Farm and Irrigation Structures
  • Farm Power
  • Farm Machinery
  • Unit Operations in Food and Agricultural Processing
  • Renewable and Bioenergy
  • Process Engineering of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops

Automobile Engineering

  • Engines
  • Automotive Chassis
  • Suspension and Braking System
  • Automotive Transmission
  • Automotive Electrical and Electronics
  • Vehicle Body Engineering
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Vehicle Control Systems
  • Automotive Pollution and Control
  • Servicing and Maintenance

Chemical Engineering

  • Chemical Process Calculation and Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Mechanical Operations and Engineering Materials
  • Chemical Technology and Renewable Energy Sources
  • Transfer Operations
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Process Control
  • Numerical and Computational Methods
  • Separation Operations
  • Environmental Engineering and Safety in Chemical Industries
  • Design and Optimization

Civil Engineering

  • Building Materials and Construction Practices
  • Engineering Survey
  • Strength of Materials
  • Structural Analysis
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering and Pollution Control
  • Design of Reinforced Concrete and Steel Structures
  • Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering
  • Urban and Transportation
  • Project Management and Estimation

Electrical Engineering

  • Electrical Circuits
  • Electric and Magnetic Fields
  • Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Systems
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Digital Processors and Communication
  • Renewable Energy Resources

Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanics, Kinetics and Dynamics
  • Strength of Materials and Design
  • Fluid Mechanics and Turbo Machinery
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Materials Science and Metallurgy
  • Production Technology
  • Metrology and Quality Control
  • Industrial Engineering and Management

Textile Engineering

  • Fibre Identification and Blend Analysis
  • Physical Properties of Fibre
  • Synthetic Fibre Spinning and Post Spinning Operations
  • Spinning
  • Weaving
  • Testing and Quality Control
  • Chemical Processing
  • Knitting and Garments
  • Textile Management and Environment Conservation
  • Nonwovens and Technical Textiles

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Syllabus for Paper-I

For the Paper-II, the subject-wise syllabus is as follows.

General Studies

  • Abbreviations.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Current Important Events
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Awards and Honors
  • Important Financial Economic News
  • Banking News
  • Indian Constitution
  • Books and Authors
  • Important Days
  • History
  • Sports Terminology
  • Geography
  • Solar System
  • Indian states and capitals 
  • Countries and Currencies

Mental Ability

  • Time Sequence
  • Deriving Conclusions from Passages
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Alpabet Test Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Inserting The Missing Character
  • Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Speed, Time & Distance (Train, Boats & Stream)
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Time and Work
  • Probability
  • HCF & LCM
  • Algebraic Expressions and inequalities

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Important Books 2022

In any Examination, books play an important and vital role in selection. So here in this article, we are discussing the important books for the TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Examination.

Paper 1

Important Books for Agricultural Engineering

  • Comprehensive Agricultural Engineering for Competitive Examination by ( Er John Vincent (Author), Er Saranya M (Author) )

Important Books for Automobile Engineering

  • TNPSC Exam Guide for Automobile Engineering (Objective Type & Previous Year question) by Sakthi’s Publishing House
  • Automobile Engineering Volume-1 by Dr Kripal Singh
  • Automobile Engineering Volume-2 by Dr Kripal Singh

Important Books for Chemical Engineering

  • Objective type Question & Answer in Chemical Engineering By O.P. Gupta
  • Gate Chemical Engineering book By Dr Ram Prasad

Important Books for Civil Engineering

  • TNPSC Assistant Engineer Civil (Civil Engineering & General Studies)
  • Objective Civil Engineering Book

Important Books for Electrical Engineering

  •  Electrical Engineering (Conventional & Objective types question) by B.S. Manke
  • Electrical Engineering comprehensive Theory & MCQ’s V1 & V2 by ICA Engineering Academy

Important Books for Electronics and Communication Engineering

  • Integrated Course in Electronics & Communication Engineering by (J.B. Gupta)
  • Objective Electronics and Communication Engineering book by B.L. Theraja & Er V.K. Pandey

Important Books for Mechanical/Production/Manufacturing Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering Objective Type by S.Chand (Author- R.S. Khurmi & J.K. Gupta)
  • Manufacturing Engineering book by Steven R.Schmid

Important Books for Textile Technology

  • Director of Sericulture, Director of Handloom & Textiles, Department of Soil Conservation, Directorate of Social Welfare, Assam

Important Books for Architecture Engineering

  • Architect’s Guidebook for Competitive Exams by Ar. Swapnil Vidhate
  • Architect’s Guidebook for Competitive Exams (Set-2) by Ar. Swapnil Vidhate

Paper 2 (General Studies )

  • TNPSC Group II – A combined civil services II General Studies and General English based on Samacheer Kalvi
  • TNPSC Group II Aptitude and Mental Ability Exam Guides (Tamil Version)
  • TNPSC Mental Ability tests

TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Syllabus FAQs

For how many marks TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Examination 2022 will take place?

It will be conducted for a total of 570 Marks. In which 300 Marks for Paper 1 & 200 Marks for Paper 2 and the last 70 marks for interview.

How to prepare for the TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Examination 2022?

As we see, Its syllabus is vast so candidates have to prepare for each and every subject very closely & focus on General knowledge more to get higher marks.

How much time will be given to solve the Examination?

You will get three Hours for Paper 1 & two Hours for Paper 2.

Is there any negative marking for TNPSC Combined Engineering Services Examination 2022?

No, there’s no negative marking in the written examination.

How many units are there in each of the topics of Paper 1 of TNPSC Combined Engineering Services syllabus 2022?

There are ten units in each of the courses of Paper 1.