KPWD Syllabus 2019 JE / AE Exam Pattern Details

Get the Karnataka PWD JE / AE Recruitment Written Exam Syllabus & Exam Pattern is shared here. For a vacancy of 870 Posts, Karnataka PWD had earlier announced the recruitment of Junior Engineer / Assistant Engineer Posts. Eligible Candidates would be able to sit for the Written Exam and also for the interview on the event of shortlisting. Here we shall discuss the Karnataka PWD Syllabus of the JE / AE Written Exam and also of the Exam Pattern. So go through the complete page to check these details.

Karnataka PWD JE /JE Selection Process

As per the official Notice of KPWD, Selection of the Posts will be through a Written Exam followed by an interview. And the Weightage of the Exam will be in the percentage as below –

  • Written Examination – 85%

  • Interview – 15%

Thus these two stages are there in the selection process, which every candidate needs to clear for final selection.

KPWD JE / AE Grade I Written Exam Pattern

Karnataka PWD Written examination contains an objective type of multi-choice paper. The Kannada language test scoring will not be considered for selection and it will be descriptive in nature. To detail, The Competitive Examination for the posts of Engineer Grade – 1 / Junior Engineer’s consists of the following two papers and the question papers are in Kannada and English language versions. Please note that the 3rd paper is limited only to those candidates who had not opted Kannada as a language in the SSLC / class X / equivalent Examination. The marks scored in this examination will not be considered for selection in the recruitment. But if they do not pass the exam, they will not be considered for the selection. Tabular View of the Examination is as under –


Maximum Marks

Duration of


Type of Examination

General Knowledge


2 hours

MCQ Type

Technical Paper


2 hours

MCQ Type

Kannada Language


2 hours

Descriptive Type

You may Read | KPWD JE /AE Exam Date & Admit Card 

Download KPWD Syllabus for JE / AE Written Examination

Here get the Karnataka PWD Exam Syllabus to prepare for the upcoming test. Topics / Subject Wise Examination Syllabus is available here. Also at the end, candidates can download KPWD Syllabus PDF for reference. So, hopefully, these will ensure you that you get the Exact and Precise Exam Information to score better. Written Syllabus according to Subjects is shared below in the list.

KPWD AE JE Kannada Language Syllabus

● Dasa literature

● Vachana

● Influence and Trends

● Regional and Social Aspects

● Dravidian Family of Languages

● Post-colonial criticism

● Sculpture

● Architecture

● Painting

● Music

● Dance-in the literary context

● Medieval Kannada Literature

● Modern Kannada Literature

● Folk Literature

● The contribution of Dynasties to the culture of Karnataka

● Arts of Karnataka

● History of Kannada Language & Literature

● Poetics and literary criticism

KPWD AE JE General Knowledge Syllabus

● Important Days

● Indian History

● Books and Authors

● Awards and Honors

● Capitals of India

● Ports

● Inland Harbours

● Number of Players

● Culture

● Religion

● Dance

● Heritage and Arts

● Indian Economy

● Budget and Five Year Plans

● Countries and Capitals

● History

● Anthem

● Important National Facts

● Heritage and Arts

● Dance

● Currencies

● Bird

● Animal

● International and National Organizations

● Indian National Movement

● Sports

● Current Affairs – National and International

● Abbreviations

● General Policy

● Science and Technology

● Science – Inventions & Discoveries

● Awards

● Authors

● Flower

● Defense

● Culture

● Religion

● Languages

● Capitals

● Terms

● Common Names

● Full forms

● Soil

● Rivers

● Mountains

● Wars and

● Neighbors

● Current Affairs

● Abbreviations

● Discoveries

● Diseases and Nutrition

● Song

● Flag

● Monuments

● Personalities

● Freedom Movement

● Championships

● Winners

Karnataka PWD AE JE Syllabus – Technical Topics




Idioms & Phrases


Fill in the Blanks

One Word Substitution



Transformation of Sentences

Active & Passive Voice

Direct & Indirect Speech etc


Building Planning


Hydraulic Structure

Professional practice

Transportation Engineer 1 & 2 (Road)

Quantity Estimation

Building Code

Town Planning


Structural Analysis

Soil Mechanics


Engineering Mechanics

Energy conservation

Engineering Materials

The Strength of Materials

Management Information System

Machining and Machine Tool Operations


Operations Research

Machine Design

Industry Safety

Inventory Control

Machining and Machine Tool Operations

Metal Casting

Production Planning and Control

Computer Integrated Manufacturing Design

Inventory Control

Meteorology and Inspection

Product design and Development

Fluid Machines

Heat Transfer

Fluid Mechanics

Theory of Machines

Electrical Branch

Power Engineering

Distribution Network Installation & load studies

Functions of capacitors & reactors

Low Voltage constraint & resolving thereof

Analysis of Dist Transformers, Meters & Testing

Engineering topics

Switchgear & protection (MC/LV) & LT Switchgear design and testing

Distribution HT/LT Line parameters

Performance of line fault analysis

Electronics Branch

Basics of Circuits and Measurement Systems

Electrical and Electronic Measurements


Control Systems

Optical Instrumentation

Process Control

Signals & Systems, and Communications

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