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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    100 minutes
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
  • Marking Scheme
    Each of the questions asked to carry 1 mark. The exam conducted is for a total of 100 marks. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks are deducted.
  • Exam Dates
    To be announced
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    First week of April 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    First week of April 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    May 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To be announced
  • Declaration of Result
    To be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

The PGIMER Chandigarh decides the eligibility criteria for Junior Engineer recruitment. Candidates willing to apply for the post must first check. They have to fulfil all the eligibility criteria in order to appear for the PGIMER JE exam. If the candidate is ineligible, their forms will be cancelled.

For the year 2022, there is no official announcement yet. Till the official release, however, aspiring candidates can check out the previous year’s eligibility. The details of the PGIMER Chandigarh JE Recruitment eligibility criteria are discussed below.

Particulars Details
Educational Qualification Aspiring candidates must have a degree or a diploma in a respective branch of Engineering from a recognized college or institution.
Age Limit
  • Minimum age- 18 years
  • Maximum age- 30 years

Category-wise age relaxations applicable

Number of Attempts Until the maximum eligible age
Nationality Indian
Experience No experience required
Exam Pattern

Candidates willing to join PGIMER Chandigarh as a Junior Engineer should thoroughly know the JE recruitment exam pattern. Knowing the exam pattern gives a brief idea about a number of questions, subjects, marks, time duration for the paper. The selection process includes a written test as well as an interview for the final selection.

Below discussed is the detailed exam pattern for PGIMER JE recruitment.

  • The exam pattern involves a written examination as well as an interview round.
  • A total of 100 questions are asked in the JE recruitment examination.
  • Each of the questions asked to carry 1 mark.
  • The exam conducted is for a total of 100 marks.
  • For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks are deducted.
  • Candidates get 100 minutes to complete the exam.
Post Number of Questions Asked Total Marks Duration
Junior Engineer 100 100 100 minutes
PGIMER Interview

PGIMER Chandigarh JE Interview 2022

After the successful completion of the written examination, qualified candidates will be then called for an interview round for final selection. The candidates must be well-prepared with the general concept of the subject and also, should be well-versed with the current affairs. Besides, candidates must be good in their communication skills as well as be presentable.


As for the PGIMER JE exam, the syllabus includes topics related to the prescribed qualification as stated in the recruitment guidelines for the concerned post. The questions asked include topics mainly covered during the candidate’s educational qualification course.

PGIMER Chandigarh releases the syllabus on its official website, but for 2022 there is no official announcement for the same. So, to get an idea on what topics are covered in the exam, candidates may go through the previous year’s syllabus discussed below.

Subject Syllabus
General Awareness
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • History
  • Economics
  • General Politics
  • Scientific Research
Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Building materials
  • Costing and Valuation Concrete
  • Estimating
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Technology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Theory of Structures
  • RCC Design
  • Steel Design
  • Hydraulics
General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Space Visualization
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Problem-Solving
  • Visual Memory
  • Decision making
  • Verbal Classification
  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Discrimination and Observation
  • Analysis and Judgment
  • Arithmetical Number Series
Electrical Engineering
  • Basic concepts of Electrical Engineering: Concepts of inductance, resistance, capacitance. Factors affecting concepts of energy, current, power, units and so on.
  • Magnetic Circuit: Concepts of reluctance, mmf and flux. Magnetic materials and its types. Magnetic calculations for different configuration and conductors. Mutual and self induction, electromagnetic induction.
  • Circuit Law: Circuit solution using different network theorems, Kirchhoff’s law
  • Measurement and instruments: Measurement of energy and power. Measurement of frequency and phase angle voltmeter and ammeter. Extension of range multimeter, wattmeter, signal generator, earth fault detection and so on.
  • AC Fundamentals: Instantaneous, peak, RMS and average values of alternating waves, DC and sinusoidal response of R-Land R-C circuit, Resonance, simple series and parallel AC Circuits consisting of RL and C, Representation of sinusoidal waveform Tank Circuit PolyPhase system – star and delta connection, 3 phase power.
  • Electrical Machines: (1) DC Machine – Construction, Basic Principles of DC motors and generators, characteristics, speed control and starting of DC Motors. Method of braking motor, efficiency, Losses of DC Machines. (2) 1 phase and 3 phase transformers – Construction, Principles of operation, voltage regulation, equivalent circuit, OC and SC Tests, frequency and wave form on losses Parallel operation of 1 phase /3 phase transformers Auto transformers, Losses and efficiency Effect of voltage. (3) 3 phase induction motors, rotating magnetic field, equivalent circuit, principle of operation, torque-speed characteristics, and starting and speed control of 3 phase induction motors. Methods of braking, effect of voltage and frequency variation on torque speed characteristics. Fractional Kilowatt Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors: Applications and their Characteristics.
  • Transmission, Distribution and Generation: Different types of power stations, diversity factor, load factor, cost of generation, demand factor, inter-connection of power stations. Power factor improvement, types of faults, various types of tariffs, short circuit current for symmetrical faults. Switchgears – rating of circuit breakers, Principles of arc extinction by oil and air, Protection against earth leakage / over current, HRC Fuses, Merz-Price system of protection of transformers and generators, protection of feeders and bus bars Lightning arresters, comparison of conductor materials, various transmission and distribution system, efficiency of different system Cable – Different type of cables, cable rating and derating factor
  • Synchronous Machines - Generation of 3-phase emf armature reaction, parallel operation of two alternators, synchronizing, voltage regulation, control of active and reactive power. Different applications of synchronous motors.
  • Basic Electronics: Working of various electronic devices such as Transistors (NPN and PNP type), P N Junction, BJT and JFET.
  • Utilization of Electrical Energy: Electric heating, illumination, electric welding, electric drives and motors, Electroplating and so on.
  • Estimation and costing: Estimation of lighting scheme, electric installation of machines and relevant IE rules, earthing practices.

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