MAHADISCOM Syllabus 2016 Assistant/JE/AE (Civil) Exam Pattern Download

By | July 15, 2015


MAHADISCOM SyllabusApplicants need MAHADISCOM Syllabus 2016 for preparation of recruitment written examination. Applicants can get the MAHADISCOM Syllabus and exam pattern for Assistant/JE/AE (Civil) in the below section.

For appearing in the exam applicants must have proper syllabus to know the type of questions. More information about MAHADISCOM Syllabus 2016 are stated below by the group of interested candidates must have glance


Applicants may check complete MAHADISCOM Syllabus 2016 through this section:

Syllabus of Junior Engineer (Civil):

  1. Surveying
  2. Estimating, Costing and Valuation
  3. Soil Mechanics
  4. Hydraulics
  5. Irrigation Engineering
  6. Transportation Engineering
  7. Environmental Engineering
  8. Banking Transactions

Written Exam Tips / Techniques

1. Surveying:

  • Principles of surveying
  • Measurement of distance,
  • Chain surveying
  • working of prismatic compass
  • compass traversing
  • Bearings
  • local attraction
  • plane table surveying
  • The odolite traversing
  • adjustment of theodolite
  • Levelling
  • Definition of terms used in levelling,
  • Contouring
  • curvature and refraction corrections

2.Estimating, Costing and Valuation:

  • Topic
  • Estimate
  • Glossary of technical terms
  • Analysis of rates
  • Methods and unit of measurement
  • k (Modular & Traditional bricks)
  • RCC work
  • Shuttering
  • Timber work
  • Painting, Flooring, Plastering
  • Boundary wall
  • Brick building
  • Water Tank
  • Septic tank
  • Bar bending schedule
  • Centre line method
  • Mid-section formula
  • Trapezodial formula
  • Simpson’s rule
  • Cost estimate of Septic tank,

3.Soil Mechanics:

  • Origin of soil
  • Phase diagram
  • Definitions- void ratio, porosity, degree of saturation, water content, specific gravity of soil grains, unit weights, density index and interrelationship of different parameters, Grain size distribution curves and their uses
  • Atterberg’s limits
  • ISI soil classification and plasticity chart
  • Permeability of soil
  • Coefficient of permeability
  • Determination of coefficient of permeability
  • Unconfined and confined aquifers
  • Effective stress
  • Quick sand,
  • Consolidation of soils
  • Degree of consolidation
  • Pre-consolidation pressure


  • Fluid properties
  • Hydrostatics,
  • Measurements of flow,
  • Bernoulli’s theorem and its application,
  • Flow through pipes
  • Flow in open channels
  • Weirs
  • Flumes
  • Spillways
  • Pumps and turbines

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5.Irrigation Engineering: 

  • Necessity, Benefits
  • III effects of irrigation,
  • Types and Methods of irrigation
  • Measurement of rainfal
  • Run off coefficient
  • Water requirement of crops
  • Duty, delta and base period
  • Kharif and Rabi Crops
  • Command area
  • Time factor
  • Crop ratio
  • Weir and barrage
  • Failure of weirs and permeable foundation
  • Methods of flood control,

6.Transportation Engineering:

  • Highway Engineering
  • Bituminous construction
  • Rigid pavement joint,
  • Railway Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Components of permanent way
  • intersections and interchanges
  • traffic signals
  • Traffic signs and markings

7.Environmental Engineering:

  • Quality of water
  • Source of water supply
  • Purification of water,
  • Distribution of water
  • Need of sanitation
  • Sewerage systems,
  • Circular sewer
  • Sewage treatments
  • Surface water drainage
  • Noise pollution – causes, health effects, control
  • Air pollution – pollutants, causes, effects, control

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8. Banking Transactions

  • Physical and Chemical properties
  • Classification
  • Standard Tests
  • Uses and manufacture/quarrying of materials e.g. building stones, silicate based materials, Cement (Portland), Asbestos products, Timber and Wood based Products

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Exam Pattern

Test No. of questions Marks Time
Test of professional knowledge 50 110 CompositeTime of

120 Minutes

Test of general aptitude i.e.(A) Test of Reasoning

(B) Test of Quantitative Aptitude

(C) Test of Marathi Language






130 150

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