Time: 2.5 Hours; Marks: 50

1. Building Construction (10)

  • Site Selection for construction, various components of a building (sub structure and super structure with elaboration of technical terms).
  • Foundations: Need and function of foundation, different types of foundations and their uses.
  • Masonry: General principles of bricks masonry, types of bonds.
  • Floors: Types of flooring and their uses.
  • Stairs: Need and types of stairs.
  • Doors and Windows, Purpose of each and their classification.

2. Concrete Technology (10)

  • Definition of concrete, different types of concrete and their uses, Ingredients of Concrete.
  • Preparation of concrete: Batching, Mixing, Transportation, Placement, Compaction, Curing, Finishing.
  • Properties of Concrete: Properties in plastic stage: workability, segregation, bleeding.
  • Properties of hardened concrete: strength, durability.
  • Introduction to standard concrete mixes.

3. Formwork, Scaffolding and Steel Fixing (10)

  • Introduction and purpose of formwork.
  • Timber joints, cutting and drilling of plywood.
  • Shuttering for beam, column and slab floor.
  • Codal provisions on formwork.
  • Introduction and purpose of scaffolding, Component parts, Types of scaffolding.
  • Types of ties and their uses.
  • Making and placing reinforcement for slab & foundation.
  • Codal provision on steel fixing.

4. Services & Utilities (10)

  • Introduction to plumbing, plumbing tools and their uses.
  • Water distribution system, material for service pipes, service connection, valves.
  • Aim and principles of house drainage, Pipes and traps.
  • Sanitary fittings.
  • House wiring: Types of wires used, tools used for house wiring, Circuit diagram for tube light, bulb, fan and switches & sockets.
  • Fire protection: Fire hazards, characteristics of fire resisting materials, general fire safety requirements for buildings, fire alarms, fire extinguishing equipment.

5. Construction Work Supervision (10)

  • Roles and responsibilities of construction work supervisor.
  • Record keeping: Muster roll, measurement book, register for material receipt and issue, logbook for construction equipment.
  • Site Registers: site diary, site order book, inspection register, cement register, steel register, register for approval of other materials, material requisition and issue records.
  • Register for scrap material, POL records, register for construction equipment.
  • Check list (Dos and Don’ts) for construction work supervision.