## Syllabus of Engineering Service Exam: Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

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**Engineering Services Examination (ESE) Syllabi for Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Branch**

**Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering syllabus for both the Papers together for Stage-I objective type and for Stage-II Conventional type Paper-I and Paper – II**

**(New ESE Exam Syllabus will be implemented from the year 2017 onwards.)**

**PAPER – I**

**1. 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 Optoelectronics and its applications.

**2. 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.**3. 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.

**4. 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.

**5. Network Theory:**

Network
graphs & matrices; Wye-Delta transformation; Linear constant coefficient
differential equations- time domain analysis of RLC circuits; Solution of
network equations using Laplace transforms- frequency domain analysis of RLC
circuits; 2-port network parameters-driving point & transfer functions;
State equations for networks; Steady state sinusoidal analysis.

**6. 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**

**1. 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.

**2. 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.

3.

**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; Data
bases, different types, characteristics and design; Transactions and
concurrency control; Elements of programming languages, typical examples.

**4. 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.

5.

**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.

**6. 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.