Assistant Professor in COMPUTER SCIENCE  ENGINEERING Syllabus Kerala PSC 2022

Assistant Professor Computer Science Engineer

Assistant Professor Computer Science Engineer

Assistant professor in government engineering college exam published in 2022. The syllabus comprises of two parts as given below

Assistant Professor Computer Science Engineer mark list
  • Mode of Exam: MCQ (OMR)
  • Exam contains 100 Questions
  • Each correct answer carry one mark & 0.33 detected for wrong answers
  • Total time allotted :  1hr 15 min

Do you believe that all questions comes from the syllabus  ?

NO, Thorough knowledge of subject is required  since question from outside can be expected. In the recent years we can see a trend of deviation in questions in the technical exams conducted by the Kerala PSC.

Will only studying topics in syllabus fetch me a GOVT Job?

Do not blindly follow the syllabus rather have  good technical knowledge of your subjects. If you check the previous year papers you could find out many questions coming outside the syllabus in all technical exams by Kerala PSC.

Assistant Professor Computer Science Engineer Syllabus

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*Non Technical portions has been omitted from the syllabus


Matrices:    Rank,  systems  of linear  equations,  consistency,  eigen  values,  eigen vectors, Cayley Hamilton Theorem, diagonalisation, linear dependence and independence of vectors.

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Partial Differentiation:  Partial derivatives, Euler’s theorem on homogeneous functions, total derivatives, Jacobians, Taylor’s series (one and two variables) – Maxima and minima of functions of two variables – Lagrange’ s method.

Vector Differentiation:  Scalar and vector functions, differentiation of vector functions  –  velocity  and  acceleration  –  scalar  and  vector  fields  –  operator  Ñ      – Gradient – Directional derivative – Divergence – Curl – irrotational and solenoidal fields – scalar potential.

LaplacTransforms: Transforms of elementary functions, shifting property – inverse transforms – transforms of derivatives and integrals – transform of functions multiplied  by  t  and  divided  by  t  –  convolution  theorem,  solution  of  ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients using Laplace transforms.

Ordinary Differential  Equations:  First Order ordinary differential equations, systems of linear first order ordinary differential equations, linear ordinary differential equations of higher order with constant coefficients, linear second order ordinary differential equations with variable coefficients (Cauchy and Legendre equations), Method of Laplace transforms for solving ordinary differential equations.

Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, conformal mappings, bilinear transformations, complex integration, Cauchy’s integral theorem and formula, Taylor and Laurent’s series, residue theorem.

Fourier Series: Fourier series of periodic functions of period 2 π and 2 ℓ, odd and even functions, Half range expansions.


Mechanics  –  statistics  –  Coplanar  forces  –  conditions  of  equilibrium.  Support reactions – Simply supported and overhanging beams. Friction – Laws of friction – applications. Centre of gravity and moment of inertia of plane areas. Dynamics – rectilinear motion – Newton’s laws of motion – curvilinear motion.

Building materials – common building materials – stone, brick, cement, steel, aggregate, concrete, timber – properties, IS specification. Building construction – types and functions of the following structural components of buildings – foundations and superstructure.

Surveying – principle of surveying – linear measurements using chain – levelling work – reduction of levels.

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Zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics, CI and SI Engines, properties of steam. Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, hydraulic turbines, refrigeration and air conditioning, hydro-electric, thermal and nuclear power plants, mechanical power transmission systems such as belt, rope, chain and gear, manufacturing process – casting,  forging,  rolling,  brazing,  soldering,  and  welding,  machining  process  – turning, shaping, drilling, grinding and milling. Conic sections and miscellaneous curves, orthographic, isometric and perspective projections.

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Ohm’s  law,  Kirchoff’s  laws  –  solution  of  series  and  parallel  circuits  with  dc excitation.

Magnetic circuits: MMF, field strength, flux density, reluctance, electromagnetic induction, Faraday’s laws, Lenz’s law, statically and dynamically induced emfs, self and mutual induction, co-efficient of coupling.

Principle  of  generation  of  alternating  current  –  waveforms  –  frequency,  period, average and rms values, form factor.

Generation of 3 phase ac voltage, star and delta connections, voltage & current relationships in star and delta (balanced system only). Principle of operation of dc motor & generator, single phase transformer and three phase induction motor.

Types of lamps, necessity of earthing.


Devices – working principle of PN junction, Zener diode and BJT.

Systems – Rectifiers : Half wave, Full wave and Bridge. Filters: Capacitors and


Amplifiers & Oscillators – Common Emitter RC coupled amplifier and its frequency response. Principles of Wein-bridge oscillator. Op-amps: Basics, inverting and non- inverting amplifier.

Communication – Need for modulation, principles of AM and FM. Measurements – Working principles of CRO and Multimeter.


Functional units of a computer.

Programming in C – control structures, functions.

Computer Organization & Architecture

Digital Logic:     Logic functions, minimization, design and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits, number representation and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point).

Computer  Organization:  Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU, CPU control design, memory interface, I/O interface, DMA, interrupts, pipelining, memory hierarchy, parallel computer models.

Microprocessors: Internal architecture of 8085 and 8086, interfacing with peripheral devices, microcontrollers.

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Programming Languages & Information Systems

ObjecOriented Programming:     Object oriented design concepts, programming in C++, Java.

Databases: ER model, relational algebra, tuple calculus, database design, integrity constraints, normalization, SQL, B-trees, B+ – trees, transactions and concurrency control.

Software Engineering:  Software  process  models,  planning  and  managing  a software project, design, implementation, software testing, quality models and maintenance.

Programming Language Concepts: Parameter passing, binding, scope, recursion, functional and logic languages.

Data Structures & Algorithms

Data Structures:  Arrays, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, binary search trees, binary heaps, graphs.

Algorithms:  Analysis,  space  and  time  complexity.  Design  –  greedy  approach, dynamic programming, divide-and-conquer, sorting and searching, complexity classes

– P, NP, NP-hard, NP-complete.

Graph Theory: Connectivity, covering, colouring, planarity, isomorphism.

Computer   Graphics:  Line  drawing,  circle  drawing,  filling,  hatching,  2D/3D

transformations, projections, hidden surface removal.

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Computing and System Software

Set  Theory:  Sets, relations, functions, groups, partial orders, lattice, algebraic structures.

Theory of ComputationRegular languages and finite automata, context-free languages & pushdown automata, recursively enumerable sets & Turing machines, undecidability.

System  Software: Compiler design, lexical analysis, parsing, syntax directed translation, code generation and optimization, Assemblers, linkers and loaders, macroprocessors,  operating  systems  –  processes,  threads,  inter-process communication, synchronization, deadlocks, CPU scheduling, memory management and virtual memory, file systems, I/O systems, protection & security.

Networking  &  Web Technology

Computer Networks:  Layered architecture, LAN technologies, wireless LAN, flow and error control, routing algorithms, congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IPv4, IPv6, ICMP, DNS, SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP, MIME, Hubs, switches, routers and gateways, public key and private key cryptography, digital signature, firewalls, wireless networks, 2G and 3G networks, Bluetooth.

Web Technologies:  HTML, XML, client-server computing, web server, proxy server, web application development, MVC architecture, e-commerce, web services.

Distributed Systems: Characteristics, inter-process communication, distributed file systems.

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