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Eligibilty Criteria

Andhra Pradesh State Eastern Power Distribution Company decides and releases the eligibility criteria on its official website. As the eligibility criteria have not been released yet, candidates can check the basic eligibility criteria as per the previous year’s notification.

To appear in the written test, candidates must meet the basic eligibility norms. Below are some components of the eligibility criteria mentioned.

APEPDCL Junior Lineman Recruitment Educational Qualifications

Candidates who want to apply for the APEPDCL Junior Lineman Recruitment 2022 process must have some basic educational qualifications that are given below in a table.

Eligibility Criteria Mandatory Professional Qualification Duration of Professional Course
SSC/10th Class ITI in Electrical Trade or Wireman trade -
SSC/10th Class Intermediate Vocational program in Electrical Domestic Appliances 2 Years
SSC/10th Class Rewinding(EDAR) or Electrical Wiring -
SSC/10th Class Contracting (EWC)or Electrical Wiring -
SSC/10th Class Servicing of Electrical Appliances (EW & SEA) -
SSC/10th Class Electrical Technician -

Note: All the professional courses must be issued from a recognized Institution or Board of Combined or Andhra Pradesh State Education Department.

APEPDCL Junior Lineman Recruitment Age Criteria

Candidates need to check the following details regarding the age limit that is enumerated below in a table.

Particulars Details
Age Limit
  • The age of candidates must be not less than 18 years and a maximum of 35 years as of July 1, 2021.
Age Relaxation
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/BC category will get 5 years of age relaxation on their upper age limit.
  • In service contract workers who work in APDISCOMS will be considered for age relaxation. The maximum age limit will be considered up to 60 years.

APEPDCL Junior Lineman Recruitment Overall Eligibility Criteria 2022

To apply for the recruitment process, candidates should check some other important information regarding the eligibility criteria. In the below table, some other important details regarding the eligibility criteria are given.

Particulars Details
Nationality Indian
Domicile Andhra Pradesh
Number of Attempts Till the candidate does not cross the upper age limit.
Important Points
  • Candidates will be allowed to appear in the test more than one time.
  • The result will be valid only for the particular session.
Exam Pattern

As per APEPDCL Junior Lineman Exam Pattern, the question paper of the written test will be set based on the ITI syllabus. Before appearing in the written exam, candidates need to be well versed with the exam pattern. In the below table, the entire exam pattern for the APEPDCL Junior Lineman Recruitment 2022 process is given.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Online
Number of Sections 1
Name of Sections ITI (Industrial Training)
Duration of the Examination 1 hour 45 minutes
Maximum number of questions 80
Type of Questions MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
Maximum number of marks 80
Marking Scheme 1 mark each for the correct answer 0 mark for incorrect answer marked
Language of Paper English and Telugu

The syllabus is one of the most important parts of the exam. And it plays a vital role in the preparation process of the exam. Before appearing in APEPDCL Junior Lineman Exam 2022, candidates need to know the entire syllabus as it will help to decrease the number of unattempted questions in the exam.

In the written exam, all the questions will be framed from only one section i.e ITI. A total of 80 marks will be there in the exam. Each question in the question paper of the exam will contain 1 mark. Here, all the topics from each section are tabulated below in a table format.

Section Topics
Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering
  • Electric current-conductors
  • Semiconductors-Insulators
  • Electric potential resistance- laws of resistance
  • Effects of temperature on resistance
  • Ohm's law
  • Resistances in series
  • parallel and Series-parallel
  • Kirchhoff’s laws.
  • Introduction to magnets
  • Magnetic pole
  • magnetic axis
  • pole strength
  • Properties of magnets
  • Classification of magnets
  • Fleming left-hand rule
  • The field pattern of long straight conductor
  • Solenoid.
Electro-Magnetic Induction
  • Concept of electromagnetic induction
  • Lenz's law
  • Fleming's right-hand rule
  • Faraday laws of electromagnetic
  • induction-types of emf s-dynamically
  • statically induced emf
  • Self and mutual induction.
Cells and Batteries
  • Chemical effects of electric current-faraday laws of electrolysis
  • Cells and their components
  • Definition of battery
  • Primary cells -defects and remedies
  • dry cell secondary cell
  • comparison between primary cells and secondary cells
  • Lead-acid cell-principle
  • working of a lead-acid cell
  • detailed study-Wh & Ah efficiencies of the cell
  • Charging methods of secondary cells
  • Maintenance of Lead-acid cell
  • testing of lead-acid battery
  • Definition of Electric charge & its Units
  • Capacitance- Definition and formula
  • Types of Capacitors
  • Capacitors in series and parallel.
Electrical Wiring accessories, wiring tools, and wire joint
  • Types of switches with a modern approach
  • Other accessories like lamp holders
  • ceiling roses, sockets, fuses, etc
  • detailed study of Fuses and fuse materials
  • MCB & CBs
  • wiring tools
  • Wire joints
  • Soldering
  • Taping
  • termination of wires/Cables
  • cable joints.
Wiring Systems & wiring circuits
  • Types of house wiring-Cleat wiring
  • CTS/TRS wiring
  • Conduit wiring
  • Casing capping wiring-detailed study
  • Comparison between different wiring methods
  • Staircase wiring
  • series and parallel circuits
  • Master switch circuits
  • Corridor wiring circuits
  • Fluorescent tube light circuit
  • Flashers
  • moving lights.
  • The necessity of earthing
  • definitions of fundamental terms in earthing
  • Types of earthing
  • detailed study of pipe earthing
  • plate earthing
  • Specifications of materials used for earthing
  • Measurement of Earth resistance
  • IE rules for earthing.
IE rules for Electrical wiring;
  • Precautions to install various electric appliances in houses
  • I E Rules regarding house wiring
  • Causes of Fire accidents due to Electricity failures.
Indicating Instruments
  • Classification of Indicating type measuring instruments
  • Effects of currents used in indicating instruments, torques/forces in electrical instruments
  • Basic requirements of indicating instruments
  • Moving Iron Instruments
  • MC instruments — the difference between MI and MC insta
  • Extension of MI & MC Instruments
  • Measurement of Power-Dynamometer type
  • different types of errors in indicating instruments.
Integrating Instruments
  • Definition and classification of integrating instruments
  • 1-ph, 3-ph phase induction type energy meters
  • errors in energy meters.
Special instruments
  • Power factor meter
  • Frequency meter
  • Synchroscope
  • Instrument transformers CT-PT
  • Multimeter, Megger, Tongue tester
Semiconductor Devices and Their Applications
  • Atomic structure and semiconductor theory
  • P-type and N-type materials
  • PN junction
  • biasing, and characteristics of diodes
  • Rectifier circuit - half-wave, full-wave, bridge rectifiers
  • Transistors-types of transistors- configurations, applications, working of inverter and UPS.
D.C . Generators
  • Generator Principle
  • simple loop generator
  • Production of induced EMF and its nature
  • Construction details of DC Generator
  • Armature winding-lap and wave winding
  • E.M.F. equation
  • Types of Generatorsseparately
  • A self excited-series-shunt compound wound,
  • Applications of different types of Generators.
DC Motors
  • Principle of working-Significance of back EMF(Eb),
  • Types of dc motors
  • Types of Series Shunt, and compound motors, speed and torque equation
  • Speed Control of Motors-Field control method for series & shunt motors
  • Armature control methods (for shunt motors only),
  • DC motor starters
  • The necessity of starter working of 3-point starter-4-point starter
  • Applications of different types of motors.
A-C fundamentals & Circuits
  • Definitions of Alternating currents and voltage, Different waveforms
  • Definition of the cycle, time period
  • Frequency, Amplitude
  • Instantaneous value, maximum, average
  • RMS values of A.0 voltage & current
  • Form factor, Peak factor of the sinusoidal wave
  • Phasor representation of A.C
  • Phase & Phase difference of ac
  • Power & Power Factor. Single-phase A.C
  • Through Pure Resistive/Inductive/capacitive circuit- current-voltage-phasor diagrams power-power factor
  • A.C. through R-LIR-C/R-LC Circuit Current-voltage phasor diagram Power-Power factor
  • Polyphase circuits-advantages of polyphase over single-phase
  • Star and delta connection
  • voltage & current Relation in star connection
  • Delta or mesh connections
  • 3-phase power equation.
  • Transformer — Its construction, working, performance
  • EMF equation
  • Cooling of transformer
  • losses and efficiency
  • transformation ratio
  • Construction of core
  • winding shielding
  • auxiliary parts breather
  • Conservator
  • Buchholz's relay
  • other protective devices
  • Transformer oil testing
  • Auto transformer- working, Applications.
  • Principle and operation of Alternators
  • Relation between speed
  • No. of poles and frequency
  • Constructional details of alternator
  • Salient pole type and smooth cylindrical type
  • EMF equation.
Three-Phase Induction
  • Classification of 3-Ph motors
  • working principle of 3-Ph Induction motors
  • Relations between Ns
  • No. of poles and supply frequency
  • Definition of Slip & slip speed
  • Constructional details of Induction Motors-squirrel cage and slip ring motors
  • Starters for Induction Motors-Necessity of starter-D.O.L starter
  • Star/delta starter Rotor resistance starter for slip ring Induction Motor, Applications.
Single-phase Induction Motors
  • Principle of operation of Single-phase Induction Motors
  • Types of 1-Ph Induction motor like Split phase
  • capacitor start
  • capacitor start capacitor run-shaded pole motors- their applications.
Generation of Power
  • Sources of Electrical Energy
  • conventional-non conventional energy sources
  • Generation of Electrical power using conventional energy sources
  • working of Hydel and Thermal power stations.
Transmission and Distribution of Power
  • Transmission of power from generating station to receiving stations
  • use of step-up and step-down transformers and associated equipment
  • Use of Circuit breaker-isolators-earth switches
  • Distribution of power
  • Transformer substations
  • Distribution T/F Substation
  • Double Pole Structure-Pole mounted and Plinth mounted T/F
  • Substation associated equipment such as A.B. switch, L.A.-H.G
  • Fuse-Circuit Breaker.
Planning, Estimation & Costing of Wiring;
  • Control Panel elements
  • types and specifications
  • Concept, and Principle of plan
  • Concept of estimation, and cost.
  • Preparation of complete house wiring layout
  • industrial wiring.
  • Introduction of Illumination
  • Terms & definitions
  • laws of illumination
  • requirements of good lighting
  • the intensity of light
  • the importance of light and color
  • Construction, working & applications of — Incandescent lamps
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • CFL, Neon sign
  • Halogen, Mercury vapor,s
  • types, sodium vapors
  • Decoration lighting

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