BSNL has recently released the notification for the recruitment to 2700 posts of Junior Engineer (JE).

This article will cast light on the exam pattern and the important topics for the BSNL Junior Engineer (JE) exam.




Exam Pattern of Telecom Technical Assistant (TTA) Exam

The TTA exam would be objective pattern exam with negative marking.

The exam pattern for the TTA exam has been listed below.

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No. of Questions



Negative Marks


General Ability Test 


20 Marks

3 Hours


(10 AM- 1 PM)

0.25 per incorrect answer


Basic Engineering


90 Marks




90 Marks


200 Questions

200 Marks


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Further, the mode of examination would be Online.

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Toppers’ Tips for Specialization Part

  1. In the Specialization part, questions are generally covered from the following subjects:

Important Subjects for Specialization



Network, Filters and Transmission Lines

Instruments and Measurements

Control Systems




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  1. Scoring in the Specialization paper is easy if you prepare really well.
  2. You must try to prepare at least 5 subjects thoroughly in order to score high in this paper.
  3. You must clear your concepts thoroughly since all the subjects are purely concept based.
  4. Prepare the subjects such as Communications and Control Systems, Computer, Microprocessor and Networks, Filters and Transmission Lines thoroughly since they carry the highest weight age in the exam.
  5. You must dedicate at least 2-3 Months for the preparation of the exam.
  6. Previous year paper analysis suggests that more than 60 Questions are framed from topics such as Computer, Microprocessor, and Control systems.

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Syllabus for TTA Exam

Part-I : General Ability Test Syllabus

General English

General Knowledge


Current Affairs


Active and Passive Voice

Geography of India

Persons in News

Direct & Indirect Speech

History of India 

International Organisations


Indian Polity

Awards ad Honours

Comprehension Ability

Indian Economy

Books and Authors

Sentence Completion

General Science

Science & Technology

Idioms and Phrases

Environmental Science 

Defence & Security

One Word Substitution

General Physics

Economic Affairs

Sentence Improvement

General Chemistry

National News

Spotting Error

Life Science

International News

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Part-II : Basic Engineering

  1. Applied Mathematics
  2. Applied Physics
  3. Basic Electricity
  4. Electronic Devices and Circuits
  5. Digital Techniques

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Part III: Specialization

  1. Electrical
  2. Communication
  3. Network, Filters and Transmission Lines
  4. Instruments and Measurements
  5. Control Systems
  6. Microprocessors
  7. Computer

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Subject-Wise Important Topics for TTA Exam

A list of subject-wise important topics have been listed in the table below:

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Important Topics




Star Delta connections

Refrigeration & air-conditioning

DC Generators and Motors

Transformer, rectifiers, and inverters



Modulation and demodulation

Digital Modulation Techniques



Network, Filters and Transmission Lines

Transmission Lines

Attenuators, Filters

Two port network


Instruments and Measurements

Power control devices & circuits

All types of measuring devices





Number Systems, OSI model, TCP/IP

Elements of a high-level programming language

Microprocessor architecture

Fundamentals of computer


Functions of data link layer and network layer


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Important Topics 

Control Systems

Concept of feedback Block diagram of control system

Transfer function of simple control components

Root locus techniques

Stability Analysis



Memories and I/O Interfacing

Addressing modes

Data transfer techniques



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