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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    UP Jal Nigam JE Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    120 Minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
  • No. of Sections
  • Medium of the exam
  • Marking Scheme
    1 mark each for the correct answer No reference for Negative marking
  • Exam Dates
    March 2023
Eligibilty Criteria

The Junior Engineer eligibility criteria assist candidates in determining whether they are eligible to apply for the UP JE test. The eligibility criteria for the Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam Exam include a number of elements such as age limit, domicile, educational level, and so on. Before beginning the application procedure, aspirants should read the UP Jal Nigam JE Eligibility Criteria 2022 to clear any queries they may have.

UP Jal Nigam JE Educational Qualifications

Candidates seeking for the position of Junior Engineer must meet one or more of the following criteria in order to be accepted for the position:

  • Candidates must hold a diploma in civil engineering from a government-approved institution.
  • The applicant must have completed a three-year diploma program in Public Health Engineering in Lucknow.
  • A diploma in mechanical or electrical engineering is required for the position of Junior Mechanical Engineer.
  • Candidates who have completed a distance learning course are not eligible to apply.

UP Jal Nigam JE Age Limit

The minimum age requirement for the candidates belonging to the unreserved category is 18 years. The maximum age limit varies for the posts, which will be disclosed at the time of UP Jal Nigam JE notification.

Exam Pattern

According to the official notification of the UP Jal Nigam JE exam pattern, the selection process will be divided into two stages. The first step will consist of a written test, followed by a personal interview.

Exam Pattern for UP Jal Nigam JE Written Exam 2022

In the written test, there will be three sections - Technical disciplines, General Knowledge, and General Reasoning would are the main topics covered in the test.

Paper Computer-Based Test
Mode of Exam Online
Number of Sections 3
Name of Sections
  • Questions from Civil/Mechanical domain
  • General Awareness
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
Total Question 80
Duration of the Examination 120 minutes
Type of Questions Objective-based
Maximum number of marks 80
Marking Scheme 1 mark each for the correct answer No reference for Negative marking
Language of Paper English

Personal Interview

Candidates that pass the written exam will be invited to the second phase, which is a personal interview. The interview round will be conducted for a total of 20 marks.


For both Civil and Mechanical positions, the UP Jal Nigam JE syllabus is different. Candidates who are prepared for the upcoming Junior Engineer test should review the following important topics:

UP Jal Nigam Junior Engineer (Civil) Syllabus

The table below lists the important topics that will be covered in the UP Jal Nigam JE Civil cadre exam.

Subject Topics
  • Data Interpretation
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogism
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Directions
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Number Ranking
  • Decision Making
  • Analogy
  • Statements & Arguments
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Alphabet Series
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Puzzles
Soil Mechanics
  • Importance of Soil Studies
  • Names of organizations dealing with soil engineering work in India, soil map of India
  • Constituents of soil and representation by a phase diagram
  • Definitions of void ratio, porosity, degree of saturation, water content, specific gravity, unit weight, bulk density/bulk unit weight, dry unit weight, saturated
  • Simple numerical problems with the help of phase diagrams
  • Gradation and its influence on engineering properties
  • definitions, use, and practical significance including numerical problems
  • Field identification tests for soils
  • Principle of effective stress
  • Importance of effective stress in engineering problems
  • Purpose and necessity of soil exploration
  • Sampling; undisturbed, disturbed, and representative samples; selection of the type of the sample; thin wall and piston samples; area ratio, the recovery ratio of samples
  • and their significance, number,and quantity of samples resetting, sealing.
  • Introduction to drawing instruments, materials, layout, and sizes of drawing
  • Different types of lines in Engineering drawing as per BIS specifications
  • The practice of vertical, horizontal, and inclined lines, geometrical figures such as
  • triangles, rectangles, circles, ellipses, and curves, hexagonal, a pentagon with the help of drawing instruments.
  • Dimensioning of overall sizes, circles, threaded holes, chamfered surfaces,
  • Theory of orthographic projections (Elaborate theoretical instructions)
  • Projection of Points in a different quadrant
  • Fundamentals of isometric projections and isometric scale.
Sanitary Engineering
  • Purpose of sanitation
  • The necessity of systematic collection and disposal of waste
  • Definition of terms in sanitary engineering
  • Collection and conveyance of sewage
  • Appurtenance: Location, function, and construction features. Manholes, drop
  • Disposal, oxidation ponds, etc.
  • Excavations, checking the gradient with boning rods preparation of bedding,
  • Construction of surface drains and different sections is required.
Safety precautions
  • Selection, use, and care of tools required for plumbing work, such as threading die, bit
  • Selection and use of different pipes like GI Pipes, Plastic pipes, PVC pipes, HDPE pipes, Cast iron pipes, Plumbing symbols; Bends, Elbows, Sockets, Tees, Unions,
  • pipes, Branching of pipes, Safety precautions, relevant IS code.
  • Septic tank, Cleaning blocked pipes and drains, Laying sanitary and sewer pipes,
  • Manholes, etc.
  • Fluids: Real and ideal fluids
  • Fluid Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydrodynamics, Hydraulics
  • Mass density, specific weight, specific gravity, viscosity, surface tension -
  • Newton’s Law of viscosity
  • Total pressure and center of pressure on horizontal
  • Discharge and continuity equation (flow equation)
  • Hydraulic gradient line and total energy line. Simple numerical problems.
  • Hydraulic pump, etc.
General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs of the last six months
  • History
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • General Science

UP Jal Nigam Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Syllabus

In the table below, aspirants can see the main subtopics of the UP JE mechanical syllabus:

Subject Topics
  • Data Interpretation
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogism
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Directions
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Statements & Arguments
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Puzzles
Theory of Machines
  • Slider crank mechanism
  • Automobile gearbox. Automobile differential.
  • Clutches
  • Cams
  • Balancing
  • Belt Drive
  • Dynamo-meters
  • Governor
  • Fluid properties
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Notches and weirs
  • Broad crested weirs. Flow-through pipes: friction loss Darcy Weisbach equation.
  • Channels
  • Most economical selections
  • Kaplan turbines-constructional and operational features. Velocity diagrams.
  • Pumps
  • : centrifugal and reciprocating pumps. Basic knowledge of constructional and operational features.
Engineering Mechanics
  • Materials
  • Nonmetallic materials-timber, polymers. Basic knowledge of their production.
  • Structure of materials
  • Heat treatment
  • Elementary concepts of hardening, tempering annealing normalizing, and case hardening.
  • Alloy elements
  • Polymers
  • Electric insulating materials
Thermal Engineering
  • Boilers: fire tube, water tube, etc.
  • Steam and Gas turbines
  • Steam condensers
  • Air compressors
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Refrigeration
  • Refrigerants
  • Basic ideas of salient terms-dry and wet bulb temperature dew point, etc.
  • Central air conditioner systems.
Industrial Management
  • Plant Layout
  • Standardization
  • Quality control
  • Work-study
  • Inventory control
  • control system of bin and records cycle system. Safety stock concepts.
  • Material Handling
  • improved material handling.
  • Industrial safety
  • workplace-unsafe conditions and hazards-electrical hazards, lighting, ventilation heat control, noise
  • and vibration, fire, and explosion, chemical hazards; hygiene. Brief knowledge of relevant acts like factory act, Workman compensation act, Indian Boiler act, Indian-electricity act, explosive act.
General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs of the last six months
  • History
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • General Science

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