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About PPSC JE Civil Mock Test 2022

The Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) conducts the Junior Engineer (Civil) Examination. The PPSC JE Civil exam is a state-level exam conducted every year to recruit candidates for the post of a junior civil engineer. Testbook offers candidates the opportunity to prepare for the exam at their own place and with expert guidance. The PPSC JE Civil test series will help candidates build a strong foundation for the exam. Candidates can practice the test series which will help them understand the Exam pattern and difficulty of the paper.

PPSC JE Civil Overview

PPSC will conduct the Punjab Public Service JEexam to fill the vacant posts of Junior Engineer. An overview of the exam has been inserted below:

PPSC JE Recruitment Overview 

Recruiting Body



Punjab Public Service Commission


Junior Engineer

Official Website

PPSC Official Website

Key Features of PPSC JE Civil Mock Test 

  • PPSC JE Civil Test Series covers up all the topics and sections and provides plenty of tests to practice from
  • Full tests- 5 tests 
  • Subject based- 39 tests
  • Total tests- 44 tests
  • PPSC JE Civil Test series has been divided into sectional and chapter-wise tests along with the full test which will help the candidates to gain deep knowledge.
  • The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of the written exam conducted
  • There will be total of 120 questions in the PPSC JE Civil mock test and the test will be of 300 marks in total
  • Candidates will be allotted 2 hours (120 minutes) to complete the paper
  • There will be a negative marking scheme in the PPSC JE Civil mock test
  • For very incorrect attempt 0.5 marks will be deducted and 2.5 marks will be awarded for every correct answer

Why should you attempt the PPSC JE Civil Test Series

  • The PPSC JE Civil test series have been specially designed by our experts who have a deep knowledge in the specific field and subject
  • Solving the PPSC JE Civil test series the candidates get to know about the difficulty level of the paper and practice the important type of questions which can be asked in the examination 
  • The candidates will get an experience of Air India Rank (AIR) as the test will be conducted live and there would be a nation wide ranking
  • PPSC JE Civil Test Series are personally recommended from candidates to candidates according to their strong and weaker areas.
  • All the PPSC JE Civil mock tests have been designed as per the official, latest paper pattern so that the candidates know exactly how the exam on the actual day will be. 

PPSC JE Civil Exam Pattern 

Before the candidate starts the preparation for the PPSC JE Civil exam and PPSC JE Civil test series they must first go through the exam pattern and syllabus so that they can strategize their preparation and plan their studies accordingly. The selection procedure of the Punjab public services commission (PPSC) is done on the basis of a written test. To get the post, candidates have to qualify for the test and then after document verification, appear for the medical examination. 




Subject questions (civil)



Mental ability

Logical reasoning

General knowledge



PPSC JE Civil Syllabus

The candidates must be well familiar with the PPSC JE Civil Syllabus to crack the PPSC JE Civil Mock Test and PPSC JE Civil Exam with ease. This will help them to get an overview regarding the questions that will be asked in the Exam. The PPSC JE Civil Syllabus is mentioned below:



Civil Engineering

  • ENGINEERING DRAWING: Lettering Technique and Practice, Dimensioning Techniques (Necessity of dimensioning, method and principles of dimensioning etc.), Scales (need and importance of scales, Drawing of plain and diagonal scales etc.), Projections, Sections, Symbols and Conventions.
  • APPLIED MECHANICS: Introduction, Laws of forces, Moment, Friction, Centre of Gravity etc.
  • FLUID MECHANICS: Introduction, Properties of Fluids, Hydrostatic Pressure, Measurement of Pressure, Fundamentals of Fluid Flow, Flow Measurements, Flow-through Pipes,, discharge through channels using Chezy’s formula and Manning’s formula, most economical sections, rectangular, trapezoidal and circular etc., Hydraulic Pumps and motors.
  • SURVEYING: Basic principles of surveying, Concept and purpose, Instruments used for taking these measurements etc., Chain surveying, Tacho-metric surveying, Curves, Digital Survey, Introduction to the use of Modern Surveying equipment and techniques, Total Stations etc.
  • CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS & BUILDING CONSTRUCTION: General characteristics of stones, Requirements of good building stones, Identification of common building stones, Bricks and Tiles, Cement, Lime, Timber and Wood-Based Products, Paints and Varnishes, Miscellaneous Materials etc., Introduction to Building Construction, Foundation, Walls, Masonry, Arches and Lintels, Doors, Windows and Ventilators, Damp Proofing and WaterProofing, Floors, Roofs, Stairs, 
  • STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING: Simple stresses and strains, Elasticity, Hooke’s Law, Moduli of Elasticity and Rigidity. Stresses and strains of homogeneous materials and composite sections. Types of beams and supports and loads, Concept of bending moment and shear force. Bending moment and shear force diagrams for simple cases. Deflection in beams
  • EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT BUILDING CONSTRUCTION: Elements of Engineering Seismology, Performance of building during earthquakes and Mode of failure, Special construction method, tips and precautions to be observed while planning, designing and construction of earthquake resistant building, Seismic Provision of Strengthening and Retrofitting Measures for Traditionally- Built Constructions, Brick and RCC Structures, Provision of reinforcement detailing in masonry and RC constructions.
  • WATER SUPPLY AND WASTE WATER ENGINEERING: Water Supply- Water requirement, Rate of demand and supply, Per capita consumption, Water Treatment including Sedimentation, Laying out Pipes Waste Water Engineering-Definition of terms in sanitary engineering, Surface drains, Types of sewage, Sewerage, Laying and Construction of Sewers, Sewage characteristics, Natural Methods of Sewage Disposal, Sewage Treatment, BOD, COD, Building Drainage, Drains and Sewers, Traps, inspection chamber, Septic Tank and Soak Pit, Bathroom and W.C connections etc.
  • SOIL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING: Physical Properties of Soils, Classification and Identification of Soils, Permeability and its importance, Effective Stress, Strength Characteristics of Soils, Compaction, Bearing Capacity of soil, Concept of shallow and deep foundation; types of shallow foundations and their suitability. Factors affecting the depth of shallow foundations, deep foundations, type of piles and their suitability; pile classification on the basis of material, pile group and pile cap etc.
  • TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING: Introduction of Transportation Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Road materials, Geometric design, Design of flexible and rigid pavements, Road maintenance, Railway Engineering Rails, Sleepers, ballast, points and crossing, Track laying and track maintenance.
  • IRRIGATION ENGINEERING: Introduction to irrigation, methods of irrigation, tube well irrigation, tank irrigation, sprinkler irrigation, drip irrigation, water logging, design of irrigation canals and irrigation outlets.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING: Importance of Environmental Engineering, Water Pollution Pollution, Noise Pollution, Effects of mining, blasting and deforestation, Land Use soil degradation problems - erosion, water logging, soil pollution etc.), Environmental Impact Assessment, Legislation to Control Environmental Pollution, Renewable Source of Energy etc.
  • QUANTITY SURVEYING AND VALUATION: Introduction to quantity surveying and its importance, duties of quantity surveyor, types of estimates, measurement, preparation of detailed and abstract, estimates from drawings, calculation of quantities of materials, analysis of rates, contractorship, preparation of tender document based on Common Schedule of Rates (CSR).
  • REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS: Need for maintenance, agencies causing deterioration (sources, causes, effects), investigation and diagnosis of defects, defects and their root causes, materials for repair, maintenance and protection, remedial measures for building defects, surface preparation techniques for repair, crack repair methods, repair of surface defects of concrete, repair of corrosion in RCC elements.
  • CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTS: Construction Planning, CPM, PERT, site organization, Construction Labour, Payment of Wages Act 1936 , Minimum Wages Act 1948 (as amended), control of progress, inspection and quality control, accidents and safety in construction, accounts, public work accounts, request for quotation, bill of quantities, measurement book, indent book, material at site register.
  • BASICS OF MANAGEMENT: Introduction, Leadership, Motivation, Ethics and Values, Team related skills- sympathy, empathy, co-operation, concern, lead and negotiate, work well with people from culturally diverse background, Communication in group - conversation and listening skills, Task Initiation, Task Planning, Task execution.

Mechanical Engineering

  • ELEMENTS OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING: Basic electrical quantities, DC Circuits, Ohm’s law, resistances in series and parallel, Kirchhoff’s laws and their applications in solving electrical network problems, Network theorems such as Thevenin’s theorem, superposition theorem, Maximum power transfer theorem and Norton’s theorem, Star-delta transformation. Current and voltage sources and their conversion. Semiconductor Theory - Atomic structure and Energy band theory, intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors and effect of temperature on them; Semiconductor Diodes, operating point and effect of temperature, Single-Stage Transistor Amplifiers - Concept of DC and AC load line, Voltage gain, Concept of input and output impedance, AC equivalent circuit, voltage gain, Frequency RC coupled two-stage and direct coupled amplifier, Construction, operation, characteristics and applications of JFET and MOSFET
  • ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS AND MACHINES: Concept of alternating current and voltage, average value, r.m.s value, form factor, power factor etc., Phasor algebra, AC Circuits, susceptance, conductance and admittance, Active and reactive components of current and their significance, Power, Power factor and its significance, Resonance in series and parallel circuits. Faraday’s laws, magnetization curve, constructional features of generators and motors, D.C. Machine: basic principles, emf equation, description of different parts and working, different types, characteristics and applications of D.C. machines. S.C. and O.C. Distribution and power transformers, 1-phase Autotransformer, Three Phase transformer: Single unit or 3 single-phase units connections, Vector grouping, Scott-connected transformer, 3-phase transformers in parallel.
  • ELEMENTS OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING: Thermodynamics: Energy, laws of Thermodynamics, Heat and work, Enthalpy. Reversible and irreversible processes, Entropy, Description of various Types of Boilers. Basic concepts of Thermal conduction, convection and radiation. Concept of black opaque and white bodies, Stefan Boltzman’s laws. Strength of Materials: Concept of Bending Moment and Shear Force, Bending Moment and Shear Force diagrams for cantilevers, simply supported beams to concentrated loads, Concept of Torsion and equation of torsion for circular shaft, Close coiled spring for axial load, Stiffness of spring, angle of twist and proof resilience.
  • MANUFACTURING PROCESSES: Dry sand and green sand casting: casting defects: Die casting, continues casting and Centrifugal casting, Welding Process: Gas welding, Arc welding, Resistance welding; Thermit Welding: Soldering, grinding wheel: gear generation processes; Electric discharge machinery, ultrasonic machining, electrochemical grinding, Forming processes: Hot and Cold working: Rolling: Punching blanking, shearing.
  • ENGINEERING MATERIALS: Introduction of Engineering materials, Ferrous materials, alloying materials, Non-Ferrous metals, aluminum and its alloys, High speed steel, Plastic materials, hardening and hardening processes, Time temperature transformation curve.
  • MEASUREMENT AND MEASURING INSTRUMENTS: Static and dynamic characteristics, Classification of electrical measuring instruments, Deflection torque and methods of production, controlling torque and controlling system, Damping torque & methods of damping, Different types of instruments: Construction & operating principle, Merits and demerits, Errors and remedies, Thermocouple instruments. Digital instruments: Voltmeter, ammeter, multimeter, energy-meter; Measurement of Displacement and Strain: Wire wound potentiometer, LVDT, strain gauges and their different types such as inductance type, resistive type, wire and foil type etc. Gauge factor, gauge materials, and their selections.
  • BASICS OF MANAGEMENT: Introduction, Leadership, Motivation, Ethics and Values, Team related skills- sympathy, empathy, co-operation, concern, lead and negotiate, work well with people from culturally diverse background, Communication in group - conversation and listening skills, Task Initiation, Task Planning, Task execution, Task close out, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Need, various types of customers, customer satisfaction, life- long customer, Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) and its significance, Elementary knowledge of Income Tax, Sales Tax, Excise Duty, Provident Fund, Employees State Insurance Act, Labor welfare schemes, Labor laws, worker and public safety techniques, systems of wage payment, incentives

Logical Reasoning

Mental Ability

  • Problems on Ages.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Logarithm.
  • Allegation or Mixture.
  • Probability.
  • Simplification.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Problems on H.C.F and L.C.M.
  • Banker’s Discount.
  • Partnership.
  • Average.
  • Chain Rule.
  • Compound Interest.
  • Surds and Indices.
  • Height and Distance.
  • Boats and Streams.
  • Area.
  • Time and Work.
  • Square Root and Cube Root.
  • Simple Interest.
  • Numbers.
  • Permutation and Combination.
  • Volume and Surface Area.

General Knowledge

  • Famous Days & Dates
  • Indian Economy
  • Artists
  • Countries and Capitals
  • Environmental Issues
  • Indian Politics
  • Biology
  • Current Affairs of national and international level
  • General Science
  • Literature
  • Indian Parliament
  • Civics
  • Heritage
  • Geography
  • Indian History
  • Famous Books & Authors
  • Tourism
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Famous Places in India
  • Rivers, Lakes and, Seas
  • Sports

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What are all Subjects covered in the PPSC JE Civil Test Series?
The subjects that will be covered in the PPSC JE Civil Test Series are Appointments, PPSC JE Full Test 1, PPSC JE Full Test 2, PPSC JE Full Test 3, PPSC JE Full Test 4, and so on.
How Many Tests and Questions are there in the PPSC JE Civil Test Series?
There are 5 Full Tests and 39 Subject Tests in the PPSC JE Civil Test Series.
How Many Times We Can Attempt the PPSC JE Civil Mock Test?
Candidates can attempt the PPSC JE Civil test series and the PPSC JE Civil Mock Test as many times as they wish to.
What is the difficulty level of the PPSC JE Civil Test Series?
The difficulty level will be more than the actual examination to prepare the candidates for all kinds of questions that can be asked.
Does PPSC JE Civil Test Series Cover Previous Year Questions?
Yes, PPSC JE Civil Test Series Cover Previous Year Questions
Is the PPSC JE Civil exam easy?
No, the PPSC JE Civil Exam is quite tough to crack.
How do I prepare for the PPSC JE Civil?
First go through the whole PPSC JE Civil Syllabus. Then target the weaker areas and spend more time sharpening them. Moreover, solve previous years' papers for better practice.
How are the PPSC JE Civil tests useful?
The PPSC JE Civil Mock Tests will help candidates get an understanding of the actual exam as it is based on the latest PPSC JE Civil Pattern.
Will Solving PPSC JE Civil Mock test be enough for testifying preparation?
No, candidates are advised to attempt both mock tests and previous year papers for better preparation. Candidates should also use books and other means of preparation.
How are the PPSC JE Civil test series useful?
The PPSC JE Civil Tests series will help candidates get an understanding of the actual exam as it is based on the latest PPSC JE Civil Pattern.
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