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ISRO Exam Syllabus 2023: ISRO Scientist Engineer Syllabus & Exam Pattern


ISRO Exam Syllabus 2023: ISRO Centralized Recruitment Board (ICRB) releases the syllabus for exams of various posts. Candidates appearing for the Indian Space Research Organisation recruitment must check the syllabus and exam pattern to prepare for the written exam. Candidates can check and download the syllabus online from the official website. Moreover, they can also check or download the Scientist/ Engineer (SC) exam syllabus from this article.

The syllabus helps candidates understand the topics asked in the exam. Furthermore, candidates can even find important topics for the exam through the syllabus. In this article, we have provided the syllabus of Scientists/Engineers in Civil, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, Mechanical, Automobile, Computer Science, Architecture, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineering. Read the complete article about the ISRO Exam Syllabus 2023 for Scientist/Engineer and other posts!

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ISRO Exam Syllabus 2023

The ISRO Exam Syllabus for Scientist/ Engineer posts will only consist of topics related to the specific discipline chosen by candidates. However, for some posts, questions based on Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and English are also asked apart from the discipline or trade-specific questions. For now, let us go through a generalized ISRO exam pattern from below:

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Related to Discipline (Trade-Specific)80240
  1. The questions will be of objective type.
  2. The total time duration is 90 minutes.
  3. Every correct answer will be awarded 3 marks.
  4. For every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted from the total score.

ISRO Exam Syllabus for Scientist/ Engineer

The ISRO Exam syllabus will be different for different disciplines: Civil, Electrical, Electronics and communication, Mechanical, Automobile, Computer Science, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineering. The detailed Indian Space Research Organisation syllabus for all posts is given below:

ISRO Exam Syllabus For Civil Engineering

  • Building Materials
  • Surveying
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Estimating, Costing, and Valuation
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Theory of Structures
  • RCC Design
  • Steel Design
  • Concrete Technology

ISRO Exam Syllabus for Electrical Engineering

  • Basic concepts
  • Circuit law
  • C Fundamentals
  • Basic Electronics
  • Measurement and Measuring Instruments
  • Electrical Machines
  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors
  • Single-phase Induction Motors
  • Synchronous Machines
  • Magnetic Circuit
  • Generation
  • Transmission and Distribution
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Utilization and Electrical Energy

ISRO Exam Syllabus for Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)

  • Basics of Circuits and Measurement Systems
  • Digital Electronics
  • Analytical, Optical Instrumentation
  • Analog Electronics
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Transducers, Mechanical Measurement and Industrial Instrumentation
  • Control Systems and Process Control
  • Signals, Systems, and Communications, etc.

ISRO Exam Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering

  • Heat Engines
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • The Strength of Materials
  • Structural Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Theory of Machines
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Industrial Engineering & Management, etc.

ISRO Exam Syllabus for Automobile Engineering

  • Automobile Machine Shop
  • Automobile Mechanics
  • Auto Repair and Maintenance
  • Automotive Engine Auxiliary Systems
  • Automotive Engines
  • Auto Electrical & Electronics
  • Automotive Estimation and costing
  • Automotive pollution and control
  • Hydraulics, pneumatics and power plant
  • Automobile Chassis and Transmission
  • Modern vehicle technology
  • Motor vehicle management
  • Special vehicle equipment Strength of Materials
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Foundry, Welding and Sheet Metal

ISRO Exam Syllabus for CSE

  • Databases
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Operating System
  • Compiler Design
  • Web technologies
  • Information Systems and Software Engineering
  • Computer Networks
  • Theory of Computation

ISRO Exam Syllabus for Architecture

For the SC Architecture post, the written test syllabus is based on the curriculum taught in B.Arch. Check the topics below:

  • Architectural Design
  • Basic Design & Visual Arts
  • Computer Applications in Architecture
  • Climatology
  • Theory of Architecture
  • Acoustics
  • Contemporary Architecture
  • Estimating & Costing
  • Physical Planning
  • Professional Practice
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Earthquake Resistant Structure
  • Urban Design
  • Construction Management
  • Ecology & Environment
  • Housing
  • Conservation
  • Building Automation System
  • National Building Codes

ISRO Exam Syllabus for Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

  • Applied Mathematics for Thermal Engineers
  • Advanced Thermodynamics
  • Advanced Heat Transfer
  • Refrigeration Systems Design
  • Air Conditioning Systems Design
  • Computer Simulation of Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Systems
  • Instrumentation for Thermal Systems
  • Design of Condensers, Evaporators and Cooling Towers

ISRO Previous Year Question Papers

Candidates must check the Indian Space Research Organisation syllabus and prepare for the exam. After preparation, candidates are advised to solve previous years question papers to get an idea of the nature of questions asked in the exam. Below, we have provided the discipline-wise ISRO question papers of past years. Make the best use of it and clear the ISRO SC exam with flying colours.

ISRO Civil Engineering Question Paper

The ISRO previous year question paper PDFs for Civil Engineering are as under:

YearQuestion Paper
2018Download PDF
2017Download PDF
2015Download PDF
2014Download PDF
2013Download PDF

ISRO Electrical Question Paper

The ISRO previous year question papers for Electrical Engineering are as follows:

YearQuestion Papers
2018 Download PDF
2017Download PDF
2015 Download PDF
2014 Download PDF
2013 Download PDF

ISRO Question Papers for Electronics and Communication

Check ISRO previous year question papers for Electronics and Communication Engineering below:

YearQuestion Papers
2017 – II (Set A)Download PDF
2017 – I (Set A)Download PDF

ISRO Question Papers for Mechanical

Download ISRO previous year question paper PDFs for Mechanical Engineering below:

Year Question Papers
2017 – IIDownload PDF
2017 – IDownload PDF

ISRO Computer Science Question Papers

Download ISRO previous year question paper PDFs for Computer Science Engineering below:

YearQuestion Papers
2017 – IIDownload PDF
2017 – IDownload PDF

ISRO Architecture Question Papers

The ISRO previous year question papers for Architecture are as under:

YearQuestion Papers
2017-A Download PDF
2015 Download PDF

ISRO Question Papers for Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineering

The ISRO previous year question papers for Refrigeration & Air Conditioning are as under:

YearQuestion Papers
2018Download PDF
2017-ADownload PDF
2015Download PDF
2014Download PDF
2013Download PDF

Now, you are provided with all the detailed information regarding ISRO Scientist/ Engineer Syllabus. You also have ISRO previous year papers for all these branches. Going through the ISRO Exam syllabus and previous year papers will give you a clearer idea of the type of questions asked in the exam and their difficulty level.

FAQs on ISRO Exam Syllabus

Candidates can check various frequently asked questions related to the ISRO Exam syllabus below:

Q.1: What is the syllabus of Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ (Electronics Engineering)?
Ans: The written test syllabus is based on the curriculum taught in BE/ B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Some topics are Digital and Analogue Electronics, Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Control Systems and Process Control, Signals, Systems, Communications, etc.
Q.2: What is the Scientist/Engineer ‘SC syllabus for Computer Science Engineering?
Ans: The syllabus includes Databases, Computer Organization and Architecture, Operating Systems, Web Technologies, Information Systems and Software Engineering, Computer Networks, Compiler Design, etc.
Q.3: What is the mode of the Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ exam?
Ans: ICRB conducts the Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ exam online.
Q.4: What is the exam pattern of ‘Scientist/ Engineer’ posts?
Ans. The question paper contains 80 objective-type questions for 240 marks. The duration of the exam is 90 minutes.
Q.5: What is the ISRO Exam syllabus for ‘Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ in Mechanical Engineering?
Ans: The ISRO syllabus for Mechanical includes Heat Engines, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics, Structural Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Theory of Machines, Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Engineering and Management, etc.
Q.6: I am a BE Mechanical student, and my aggregate marks are less than 65%. Can I apply for the SC post?
Ans: No, you are not eligible for the post.

Candidates must plan their preparation to complete all the topics mentioned in the ISRO Scientist Engineer Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Solve sufficient practice questions and take ISRO mock tests before appearing for the exam. Candidates can further check Sarkari Naukri to know about other Government Jobs.

We hope this detailed article on ISRO exam syllabus helps you. If you have any doubts regarding the ISRO Exam Syllabus, drop your questions below, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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