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# IES SYLLABUS FOR ECE

# Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

## Contents for syllabi of both the Papers together for Preliminary/Stage-I Examination (objective type Paper–II) and

## separately for Main/Stage-II Examination (Conventional type Paper-I and Paper – II).

## 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 Opto electronics 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/paramagnetic materials and components; Nano materials-basics, preparation, purification, sintering, nano particles and uses; Nanooptical/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 parametersdriving 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: SystemsAM, 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.