WBPSC Preliminary Screening test (PST) for Inspector of factories in West Bengal Factories Service Under Labour Dept., Govt. of West Bengal syllabus & Exam pattern is being discussed below. Prepare well for the exam and try to practice more and more.

WBPSC PST Exam pattern: An objective type paper is seen in the exam in which there will be 100 questions (1 mark each). The total time which will be awarded for exam is 90 minutes.

West Bengal PSC Inspector of factories (PST) Exam Syllabus:

For Civil Engineering-

- Theory of Structures & strengths (Solid Mechanics, Structural analysis, Steel Design (principle of working stress method, design of all types of connection, load design), Design of Reinforced Concrete & masonry Structures)
- Fluid Mechanics
- Water resources Engineering
- Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering
- Environmental Engineering (Water supply, waster water, environment pollution and ontrol)
- Surveying
- Construction materials

For Mechanical Engineering-

- Mathematics (Functions, Integration, Differentiation, Rolle’s theorem, Taylor’s theorem)
- IC Engines & Gas Turbines (Principle, working, types, fuel oil injection, supercharging IC engine requirements)
- Machine Tools
- Engineering Mechanics (Coulomb’s friction, equilibrium of rigid bodies, shear forces, friction in machines, Castigliano’s theorems, work- energy principle)
- Electrical Technology (Dimensions, DC Generators & Motors, Speed Control)
- Materials & metallography (unit cells, packing efficiency, strengthening mechanism)
- Strength of Materials
- Fluid Mechanics (Properties, steady & non- steady flow, uniform& non- uniform flow, Darcy Weisbach equation, moody’s diagram, dimensional analysis)
- Physics (Angular momentum, torque, moment of inertia, newton’s law of gravitation)
- Thermodynamics (Microscopic & macroscopic viewpoints, equations of state, compressibility factor, laws of thermodynamics, T-ds relations)
- Design of Machine Elements (Gyroscopic motion, force analysis, balancing of rotation, vibration of spring mass systems)

For Electrical Engineering-

- Physics (Angular momentum, torque, moment of inertia, newton’s law of gravitation, cantilever problems)
- Mathematics (Continuity, Limits, differentiation, Rolle’s theorem, mean value theorems)
- Engineering Mechanics (vector algebra, units & dimensions, rectilinear, curvilinear motions, alemberts principle, energy)
- Numerical Analysis & Computer Programming
- Electric Power utilization
- Circuit theory (Laplace theorem, RL, LC, RC, RLC circuits, network theorems, 2 post networks, hycrid parameters)
- Materials (Atomic structure, states of insulating materials, electrical conductivity, alloys- high resistivity alloys, semiconductor)
- Hydraulics & Water power (fluid machineries, elementary hydrology, fluid statics, kinetics, momentum)
- Electrical Machines (DC Generator, Excitation Systems, AC Machines, Transformers, Core materials)
- Power Planning & Distribution (Legal aspects, technical aspects)
- Field Theory (Electrostatics, Electromagnetic)
- Applied Mechanics (Stress, Strain, safety factors, thermal stress, torsion, compression)
- Electronics (Bipolar transistor, field effect transistors, modeling of semiconductor, diodes, linear microcircuits, IC voltage regulator)

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