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As you are looking for the syllabus of the BSNL JTO exam, here I am sharing the same:

Scheme and Syllabus for the Recruitment of
Junior Telecom Officers(Telecom)
For Direct Recruitment of Junior Telecom Officers, an objective type Examination of 3 hours duration
consisting of following sectional papers will be conducted:
A. Engineering Stream Section - I
B. Engineering Stream Section - II
C. General Ability Test Section - III
1. The standard of paper in Engineering subjects will be that of Engineering Degree Examination of an
Indian University.
2. In the general ability test, special attention will be paid to assess the candidate’s capacity for general
awareness. The standard of paper in general ability test will be such as may be expected of an
Engineering Graduate.
3. The syllabus for engineering stream papers will be as given below.

1. Materials and components
Structure and properties of Electronic Engineering materials, Conductors, Semiconductors and
Insulators, Magnetic, Ferroelectric, Piezoelectric, Ceramic, Optical and Superconducting
materials. Passive components and characteristics, Resistors, Capacitors and Inductors; Ferrites,
Quartz crystal, Ceramic resonators, Electromagnetic and Electromechanical components.

2. Physical Electronics, Electron Devices and ICs
Electrons and holes in semiconductors, Carrier Statistics, Mechanics of current flow in a semiconductor,
Hall effect; Junction theory; Different types of diodes and their characteristics; Bipolar
Junction transistor; Field effect transistors; Power switching devices like SCRs, CTOs, power
MOSFETs; Basics of ICs-bipolar, MOS and CMOS types; Basics of Opto Electronics.

3. Network theory
Network analysis techniques: Network theorem, transcient and steady state sinusoidal response,
Transmission criteria: delay and rise time Elmore’s and other definition, effect of cascading.
Elements of network synthesis.

4. Electromagnetic Theory
Transmission lines: basic theory, standing waves, matching applications, microstrip lines; Basics
of waveguides and resonators; Elements of antenna theory.

5. Electronic Measurements and instrumentation
Basic concepts, standards and error analysis; Measurements of basic electrical quantities and
parameters; Electronic measuring instruments and their principles of working: analog and digital,

comparison, characteristics, applications. Transducers; Electronic measurements of non-electrical
quantities like temperature, pressure, humidity etc. Basics of telemetry for industrial use.
6. Power Electronics
Power Semiconductor devices, Thyristor, Power transistor, MOSFETs, Characteristics and
operation. AC to DC convertors; 1-Phase and 3-phase DC to DC Convertors.
AC regulators. Thyristor controlled reactors, switched capacitor networks.
Inverters: Single-phase and 3-phase. Pulse width modulation. Sinusoidal modulation with
uniform sampling. Switched mode power supplies.

1. Analog Electronic Circuits
Transistor biasing and stabilization, Small Signal analysis. Power amplifiers. Frequency response,
Wide band techniques, Feedback amplifiers. Tuned amplifiers. Oscillators. Rectifiers and power
supplies. Operational Amplifier, other linear integrated circuits and applications. Pulse shaping
circuits and waveform generators.

2. Digital Electronic Circuits
Transistor as a switching element; Boolean algebra, simplification of Boolean functions,
Karnaugh Map and applications; IC Logic gates and their characteristics; IC logic families: DTL,
TTL, ECL, NMOS, PMOS and CMOS gates and their comparison; Combinational logic circuits; Half
adder, full adder; Digital Compartor; Multiplexer Demultiplexer; ROM and their applications. Flipflops,
R-S, J-K, D and T flip-flops; Different types of counters and registers; waveform
generators. A/D and D/A convertors. Semiconductor memories.

3. Control Systems
Transient and steady state response of control systems; Effect of feedback on stability and
sensitivity, Root locus techniques; Frequency response analysis. Concepts of gain and phase
margins; Constant-M and Constant-N Nichol’s Chart; Approximation of transient response from
Constant-N Nichol’s Chart; Approximation of transient response from closed loop frequency
response; Design of Control Systems, Compensators; Industrial controllers.

4. Communication systems
Basic information theory: Modulation and detection in analogue and digital systems; Sampling
and data reconstruction. Quantization & Coding; Time division and frequency division
multiplexing; Equalisation; Optical Communication: in free space & fibre optic; Propagation of
signals at HF, VHF, UHF and microwave frequency; Satellite communication.

5. Microwave Engineering
Microwave Tubes and solid state devices, Microwave generation and amplifiers, Waveguides and
other Microwave Components and Circuits, Microstrip circuits, Microwave antennas, Microwave
Measurements, MASERS LASERS; Microwave Propogation. Microwave Communication Systemsterrestrial
and satellite based.

6. Computer Engineering
Number Systems; Data representation; Programming; Elements of a high level programming
language PASCAL/C; use of basic data structures; Fundamentals of computer architecture
processor design; Control unit design; Memory organization. I/O System Organization. Personal
computers and their typical uses.

7. Microprocessors
Microprocessor architecture - Instruction set and simple assembly language programming.
Interfacing for memory and I/O. Applications of Microprocessors in Telecommunications and
power system.

General ability test
The candidate’s comprehension and understanding of General English shall be tested through simple
exercises. Questions on knowledge of current events and of such matter of everyday observation and
experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. Questions will also be
included on events and developments in Telecommunications, History of India and Geography. These
will be of a nature, which can be answered without special study by an educated person.
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