NTPC  Placement Paper   Whole Testpaper   Andhra University, Vishakapatnam-16 Apr 2011

NTPC  Placement Paper   Whole Testpaper   Andhra University, Vishakapatnam-16 Apr 2011

  • Posted by  FreshersWorld 
    7 Jan, 2012


    The paper is for civil stream.The exam was held for 2Hrs and total 120 qns were given.out of which 70 - technical and 50 - aptitude.The technial questions are mainly from environmental engineering and soil  mechanics.The questions were simple and they are basics.

    1. what does the mix design ratio imply: ans: cement : fineaggregate : coarse aggregate
    2. what type of tendons are used in rail sleepers:
    3. who is the father of soil mechanics
    4. name the instrument usedfor the mesurement of velocity
    5. what type of pile is used in the cohesionless soils: anchor piles(ans)
    6. removal of airvoids from the soil is defined as : compaction(ans)
    7. is the BOD content at 20degree or 30 degree is less after 5 days: 3odegree
    8. definition of reynolds num
    9. difference between indore and bangalore method of lanfill-bangalore is anaerobic and indore method is aerobic
    10. find the coefficient of active earth pressurewhen angle is 30degree
    11. definition of void ratio: ratio of volume of voids to volume of solids
    12. what does the radius of the mohrcircle represent
    13. the most healthy practice of disposal of waste: ans: landfill
    14. the water body constructed to store the river water : dam
    15. the structure constructed to allow the overflow in the dam: spillway
    16. two questions on the effective length of the column
    17. ratio of polar modulus to sectional modulus
    18. types of foundation used for various soils like cohesive and cohesion less soils
    19. a qustion on the basic definition of delta and duty
    20. the unit hydrograph is plotted for: discharge vs time
    21. various atmospheric zones : troposphere stratosphere mesopsphereetcc..arrange in the order
    22. end products after the chlorination
    23. 2-3 problems on the noise polution verysimple formula oriented probs


    1. maths from ratios, percentages, ages, averages and the time work need to be concentrated
    2. data interpretation-from graphs,various information given
    3. a bigparagraph with 5qns
    4. general knowledge - 7 qns

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