LMRC Syllabus Exam Pattern for Junior Engineer (JE)


LMRC Recruitment 2016: Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation will be conducting the recruitment examination for Junior Engineers on 17 March. A number of candidates were highly confused regarding changes in exam pattern, new syllabus and hundreds of doubts regarding the overall composition of the written exam. To settle all disputes and misconceptions, we have created this article to cover the most crucial thing – LMRC Syllabus Exam Pattern for Junior Engineer (JE).

According to LMRC Notification 2016, there are 70 vacancies in total for the post of Junior Engineer. The trade or specialization-wise denomination of total vacancies is as follows.

Engineering Trade or Specialization  Number of Vacancies
Jr. Engineer (Electrical)  38
 Jr. Engineer (S & T)  16
 Jr. Engineer (Civil)  16

Read: LMRC JE Recruitment 2016 [Complete Information]

You can clearly see that there are only a limited number of vacancies, and a large number of candidates competing. Hence, it is extremely important to score better in LMRC Written Exam.


LMRC JE Exam Pattern 2016

The pattern of LMRC Junior Engineer exam is quite basic. The exam will be of objective pattern with 100 questions in total from 4 sections. The weightage and importance of each section is something an LMRC aspirant must never forget.

 Name of the Section  Questions   Marks
 Engineering Discipline  75  75
 General Knowledge  5  5
 Logical Reasoning  10  10
 Computer Application  10  10
 Total  100  100

From the table and information provided in LMRC Notification, we gathered these essential pointers regarding LMRC JE Exam Pattern for Written Exam.

  • The pattern of LMRC Written Exam is objective.
  • The exam contains 100 questions of 1 mark each. Hence, total marks are 100.
  • The exam will be bilingual i.e. English and Hindi.
  • The total time allotted for solving LMRC JE Recruitment Exam is 2 Hours.
  • Marking Scheme: For every incorrect answer, one-third mark will be deducted.

This clearly outlines the entire exam pattern for LMRC Junior Engineer Exam. Now, let us try and understand how much importance we should give to each topic in the syllabus.


LMRC JE Syllabus 2016

There is no official confirmation regarding a unified exam syllabus for LMRC Joint Engineer Exam. Hence, we have compiled a bunch of important topics which constitute the syllabus of LMRC Jr. Engineer Exam.

As we discussed above, there are 4 main sections in LMRC Recruitment Exam.

  1. Engineering Discipline
  2. Computer Application
  3. Logical Reasoning
  4. General Knowledge

The weightage and overall prominence of core subject will be highest, followed by Logical Reasoning, Computer Application and General Knowledge. LMRC JE Syllabus for each section is as follows.

LMRC JE Engineering Discipline Syllabus  

Civil Engineering Structural Engineering
  • Building Materials
  • Estimating, Costing and Valuation
  • Surveying
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Theory of structures
  • Concrete Technology
  • RCC Design
  • Steel Design
Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
  • Basic concepts
  • Circuit law
  • Magnetic Circuit
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Measurement and Measuring Instruments
  • Electrical Machines
  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors
  • Single Phase Induction Motors
  • Synchronous Machines
  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Utilization of Electrical Energy
  • Basic Electronics
  • Theory of Machines and Machine Design
  • Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Properties of Pure Substances
  • 1st and 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
  • Air standard Cycles for IC engines
  • IC Engine Performance
  • IC Engine Combustion
  • IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication
  • Rankine cycle of steam
  • Boilers; Classification Specification; Fittings & Accessories
  • Air Compressors & their cycles
  • Refrigeration cycles
  • Principle of a Refrigeration Plant
  • Nozzles & Steam Turbines
  • Fluid Mechanics & Machinery
  • Properties & Classification of Fluid
  • Fluid Statics
  • Measurement of Fluid Pressure
  • Fluid Kinematics
  • Dynamics of ideal fluids
  • Measurement of Flow rate Basic Principles
  • Hydraulic Turbines
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Production Engineering
  • Classification of Steels

Depending on your core subjects/ engineering discipline, you need to prepare for the above mentioned topics.

LMRC JE Computer Application Syllabus  

The level of computer application and knowledge questions will be quite elementary. You can prepare for these topics thoroughly.

  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Software
  • Internet Usage etc
  • MS Excel
  • MS Power-Point
  • MS Word
  • Operating System

Most of the information related to these topics is available over the internet or in your old school books. You can refer those if you want to.

LMRC JE Logical Reasoning Syllabus  

  • Analogies
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Coding and Decoding etc
  • Discrimination
  • Figures Classification
  • Non-verbal series
  • Observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Visual Memory

The portion in this section might be vast but regular practice will help in cover maximum area.

LMRC JE General Knowledge Syllabus  

The syllabus for General Knowledge consists of both Static GK as well as news concerning national and international affairs.

  • Current Affairs – International & National
  • Events related to India and its neighbouring countries
  • General Polity
  • Indian & World Geography
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian Culture & Heritage
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian History
  • Science & Technology 

Try to cover Current Affairs Questions from December 2015 to February 2016 (3 months) as most of the questions are asked about events dating 3 months or so.

We hope this article provides adequate information to all LMRC aspirants. Our next blog will be based on LMRC JE Preparation Tips.

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