Rajasthan Public Service Commission
RAS Syllabus (Main): Electronics & Telecommunication
Engineering (Code No. 14)
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Paper-I
1. Physical Electronics, Electron Devices and ICs:
Electrons holes in semiconductors, Carrier Statistics, Mechanism 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, GTOs, power MOSFETs; Basics of
ICs-bipolar, MOS and CMOS types; basics of opto Electronics.]
2. Signals and Systems :
Classification F signals and system; System modeling in terms of differential
and difference equations; state variable representation; Fourier series; Fourier
transforms and their application to system analysis; Laplace transforms and
their application to system analysis; Convolution and superposition integrals
and their application; Z-transforms and their applications to the analysis and
characterization of discrete time systems; Random signals and probability,
Correlation functions; spectral density; response of linear system to random
3. Network theory :
Network analysis techniques; Network theorems, transient response, steady
state sinusoidal response; Network graphs and their applications in network
analysis; Tellegen's theorem. Two port networks; Z, Y, h and transmission
parameter's combination of two ports, analysis of common two ports. Network
functions; parts of network functions, obtaining a network function from a given
part. Transmission criteria; delay and rise time.
4. Electromagnetic Theory and Antennas:
Analysis of electrostatic and magnetostatic fields, Laaplace's and Poisson's
equations; Boundary value problems and their solutions; Maxwell's equations;
application to wave propagation in bounded and unbounded media, Transmission
lines: basic theory, standing waves, matching applications, micro strip lines:
Basics of wave guides and resonators; Elements of antenna theory. Propagation of
EM waves at HF, VHF, UHF, and microwave frequencies, characteristics and
analysis of HF, VHF and UHF antennas and antenna arrays.
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,
Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Paper-II
1. Analog Electronic Circuits :
Transistor biasing and stabilization. Small signal analysis. Voltage & power
amplifiers. Frequency response. Wide banding techniques. Feedback amplifiers.
Tuned amplifiers. Oscillators, Rectifiers and power supplies. Op Amp. PLL Four
quadrant multipliers, IC regulators. Pulse shaping circuits and waveform
2. Digital Electronic Circuits :
Transistor as a switching elements; Boolean algebra, simplication of Boolean
function, 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
comparator; Multiplexer Demulti-plexer; ROM and their applications. Flip flops.
R-S, J-K, D and T flipflops; Different types of counters and registers A/D and
D/A converters. 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 responses from close loop frequency response;
Compensators; Industrial controllers. Introduction to state-space techniques.
4. Communication Systems :
Basic information theory; Essentials of line & radio communication.
Modulation and detection in analogue and digital systems; Sampling and
reconstructions: Quantization & Coding; Time division and frequency division
multiplexing; Equalization; Optical
Communication: in free space & fiber optic: Basics of Satellite Communication.
Principles of TV transmission and reception. Basic study of communication
5. Microwave Engineering :
Microwave Tubes and solid state devices, Microwave generation and amplifiers,
Waveguides and other Microwave components and Circuits, Micro strip circuits,
Microwave Antennas, Microwave Measurements, Masers, Lasers; Microwave
Communication Systems. Principles & working of different types of radars.
6. Computer Engineering :
Number Systems. Data representation, Programming, Elements of a high level
programming language. Use of basic data structures; Fundamentals of computer
architecture; Processor design; Control unit design; Memory organization, I/o
System organization. Microprocessors; Architecture and instruction set of
Microprocessors 8085, 8086, 80486, 68000 and Pentium, Assembly language
Programming. Microprocessor Based system design: typical examples. Personal
computers and their typical uses.
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