Detail syllabus of Preliminary Examination

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination (MPSC)

ENGLISH ( 50 Marks )
Common Vocabulary , Sentence structure , Grammar, Comprehension of passage.


Part – I
1) History of Modern India ( special reference to Maharashtra )
2) Geography of India ( special reference to Maharashtra )
3) Indian Political System ( with reference to Indian Constitution ),

Administration of State and Local Self – Government ( Rural and Urban )

Part – II

Fundamentals of electrical engineering, DC and AC network theorems, Behavior of R-L, R-C and R-L-C circuits, Basics of Electromagnetism and electrostatics, Three phase circuits, power and energy in single phase and three phase circuits,Single phase and three phase transformers, Measurement of electrical parameters for sinusoidaland non sinusoidal systems.

Distribution and Power Transformers, Instrument transformers, Basics of energy conversion, Construction, Working, Induction machine and Synchronous machine.

Parallel operation of transformers and Alternators, Power Generation scenario of the country and Maharashtra, P.U.Systems, Symmetrical and asymmetrical fault calculations, Selection of switchgear and protection devices, Relaying and coordination, Substation components, Performance of DC machine, Earthing, grounding and lightning protection, AC-DC, DC-AC power converters, Power Quality issues, Fundamentals of AC and DC drives, Energy saving using VSD's, Type and routine tests, Reactive power compensation, field tests for electrical equipment such as transformers, motors, switchgear, insulators, cables, batteries etc and the relevant Indian Standards.

Codes of electrification of buildings, DG, UPS selection, Basics of illumination systems, types of bulbs, lamps, etc.

Non conventional energy sources, Economics of solar-thermal, solar-electrical systems, Energy conservation opportunities in fans, pumps, compressors, HVAC etc. Codes for electrical safety, and Fire fighting equipment and


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