# NTPC Assistant Officer Syllabus 2024, Environment Management Syllabus PDF

## NTPC Assistant Officer Environment Management Syllabus 2024 PDF

 Name of the Board National Thermal Power Corporation Limited Name of the Post Assistant Officer Environment Management/ Safety Exam Date Will be Informed soon Syllabus Available Now Official Website ntpc.co.in

### Latest NTPC Assistant Officer Exam Pattern 2024

 Part Subjects Questions Part A Subject Knowledge 70 questions Part B Aptitude 50 questions

## Download Syllabus for NTPC Assistant Officer Environment Management/ Safety 2024 PDF

The NTPC Assistant Officer Environment Management/ Safety Syllabus is provided for the candidates preparing for the Exam. Candidates who have applied for NTPC Assistant Officer Environment Management/ Safety Recruitment can use this syllabus to help them to give their best in the Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission Exam. The NTPC Assistant Officer Environment Management/ Safety Syllabus topics are mentioned below.

#### NTPC Assistant Officer Environment Management:

Part A Subject Knowledge

Section 1: Mathematics Foundation

• Linear Algebra: Determinants and matrices, Systems of linear equations, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors.
• Calculus: Functions, Limit, Continuity, Differentiability, Local maxima and minima, Taylor series, Tests for convergence, Definite and indefinite integrals, Application of definite integral to obtain area and volume, Partial and total derivatives.
• Differential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ordinary differential equations (ODE), Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Laplace transform and its application in solving linear ODEs.
• Probability and Statistics: Descriptive statistics, Measurement of central tendency, Dispersion, Skewness and kurtosis, Probability concepts, Conditional probability, Bayes theorem, Risk and reliability, Probability distributions, Correlation, Single and multiple regression models, Hypothesis testing (t-test, F-test, chi-square test).

Section 2: Environmental Chemistry

• Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry: Covalent and ionic bonding; Chemical equations, concentration and activity; Structure and chemistry of organic molecules; Radioactivity of elements; Chemical equilibria; Thermodynamics and kinetics of chemical reactions.
• Principles of water chemistry: Water quality parameters and their measurement; Acid-base equilibria; Buffer solution; Carbonate system; Solubility of gases in water; Complexation, precipitation, and redox reactions; Inorganic and organic contaminants in water and their speciation.
• Soil chemistry; Organic matter, nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium, cation exchange capacity, base saturation, and sodium absorption ratio.
• Atmospheric Chemistry: Composition of the atmosphere; Reactivity of trace substances in the atmosphere; Urban atmosphere—smog and particulate pollution; Chemistry of ozone formation; Chemistry of stratosphere.

Section 3: Environmental Microbiology

• Prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms; Characteristics of diverse groups of microorganisms; Classification of microorganisms; Microbial diversity; Plant-microbe and soil-microbe interactions; Role of microorganisms in wastewater treatment, bioremediation and biogeochemical cycling.
• Cell chemistry and cell biology: Structure of proteins, nucleic acid (DNA & RNA), lipids and polysaccharides; Bonds in biomolecules; Stereoisomerism in biomolecules; Structure of cell; Structure and function of cytoplasmic membrane, cell wall, outer membrane, glycocalyx, chromosomes, endospores, storage products, mitochondria and chloroplasts.
• Microbial metabolism: Anabolism and catabolism; Phosphorylation; Glycolysis; TCA cycle; Electron transport chain; Fermentation; Anaerobic respiration; Energy balances; Enzymes and Enzyme kinetics.
• Growth and control of microorganisms: Bacterial nutrition and growth; Specific growth rate and doubling time; Monod’s model; Types of culture media; Batch and continuous culture; Effects of environmental factors on growth; Control of microbes using physical and chemical methods.
• Microbiology and health: Pathogens and modes of transmission; Indicator organisms; Quantification of coliforms using MPN and membrane filtration techniques.

Section 4: Water Resources and Environmental Hydraulics

• Global Water Resources: Structure, properties and distribution of water; Water quality; Threats to water resources; Water conservation.
• Surface Water Resources: Hydrological cycle and water balance – precipitation, infiltration, evapotranspiration, runoff; Flow hydrographs; Unit hydrographs; Stage-discharge relationship; Reservoir capacity; Reservoir and channel routing; Surface run-off models; Surface water management; Rain water harvesting and storage.
• Groundwater Resources: Geologic formations as aquifers; Vadose and saturated zones; Confined and unconfined aquifers and their parameters – porosity, permeability, transmissivity and storage coefficient; Darcy’s law and applications; Steady state well hydraulics.
• Environmental Hydraulics: Concepts of mechanics; Properties of fluids; Pressure measurement; Hydrostatic force on surfaces; Buoyancy and flotation; Laminar and turbulent flow; Flow through pipes; Pipe networks; Boundary layer theory; Forces on immersed bodies; Flow measurement in channels and pipes; Kinematics of flow; Continuity, momentum and energy equations; Channel hydraulics – specific energy, critical flow, hydraulic jump, rapid and gradually varied flow; Design of lined and unlined channels.

Section 5: Water & Wastewater Treatment and Management

• Water and wastewater quality parameters; Eutrophication and thermal stratification in lakes; River pollution – Oxygen sag curve.
• Water treatment methods – screening, sedimentation with and without coagulation, filtration, desalination, disinfection; Water distribution and storage
• Point and non-point sources of wastewater; Population forecasting methods; Design of sewer and storm water sewers; Sewer appurtenances; Preliminary, primary, secondary and tertiary sewage treatment; Sludge generation, processing and disposal methods; Sewage farming.
• Sources and characteristics of industrial effluents; Concept of Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETP); Wastewater recycling and zero liquid discharge.
• Kinetics and reactor design: Mass and energy balance, Order and rate of reactions, Batch reactors, Completely mixed flow reactors, Plug flow reactors.

Section 6: Air and Noise Pollution

• Structure of the atmosphere; Natural and anthropogenic sources of pollution; Atmospheric sources, sinks, transport; Indoor air pollution; Effects on health and environment; Air pollution: gases and particulate matter; Air quality standards; Primary and secondary pollutants; Criteria pollutants, ambient and source standards, air quality indices, visibility.
• Particulate pollutants: measurement and control methods; Control of particulate air pollutants using gravitational settling chambers, cyclone separators, wet collectors, fabric filters (Bag-house filter), electrostatic precipitators (ESP).
• Gaseous Pollutants: Measurement and control methods; Control of gaseous contaminants: absorption, adsorption, condensation and combustion; Control of sulphur oxides, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and hydrocarbons; Vapour-liquid and vapour-solid equilibria; Diffusion, Fick’s law and interfacial mass transfer.
• Automotive emission controls, fuel quality, diesel particulate filters, catalytic convertors.
• Air quality management: Point, line and area sources; Inventory; Influence of meteorology – wind rose diagrams, stability, mixing height, topography, dispersion modelling, monitoring.
• Noise pollution: Sources; Health effects; Standards; Measurement and control methods.

Section 7: Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

• Integrated solid waste management; Waste hierarchy; Rules and regulations for solid waste management in India.
• Municipal solid waste management: Sources, generation, characteristics, collection and transportation, waste processing and disposal (including reuse options, biological methods, energy recovery processes and landfilling).
• Hazardous waste management: Characteristics, generation, fate of materials in the environment, treatment and disposal.
• Soil contamination and leaching of contaminants into groundwater.
• Management of biomedical waste, plastic waste and E-waste: Sources, generation and characteristics; Waste management practices including storage, collection and transfer.

Section 8: Global and Regional Environmental Issues

• Global effects of air pollution – Greenhouse gases, global warming, climate change, urban heat islands, acid rain, ozone hole.
• Ecology and various ecosystems; Biodiversity; Factors influencing increase in population, energy consumption, and environmental degradation.

Section 9: Environmental Management and Sustainable Development

• Environmental Management Systems; ISO14000 series; Environmental auditing: Environmental Impact Assessment; Life cycle assessment; Human health risk assessment
• Environmental Law and Policy – Objectives; Polluter pays principle, Precautionary principle; The Water and Air Acts with amendments; The Environment (Protection) Act (EPA) 1986; National Green Tribunal Act, 2010; National Environment Policy; Principles of International Law and International treaties.
• Energy and Environment: Energy sources – overview of resources and reserves; Renewable and nonrenewable energy sources; Energy-Environment nexus.
• Sustainable Development: Definition and concepts of sustainable development; Sustainable development goals; Hurdles to sustainability; Environment and economics.

#### Part B (Aptitude)

• Verbal Ability
• Numerical Ability/Quantitative Aptitude &
• Logical Reasoning

#### Part A Subject Knowledge

Section 1: Occupational Health

• Physical Health Hazards
• Chemical Health Hazards and Their Prevention and Control
• Psychological Hazards
• Cumulative Trauma Disorders and Application of Ergonomics in Industry
• Occupational Diseases

Section 2: Industrial Safety

• Accidents and Prevention
• Hazard Identification, Prevention and Control Techniques for Identification of Hazards
• Behavior Based Safety
• Work Permit System

Section 3: Occupational Safety And Health Legislations

• ILO Conventions and Recommendations
• National Policy on Occupational Safety Health and Environment at Workplace
• The Factories Act, 1948
• The Dockworkers Act, 1986 and The Dockworkers Regulations, 1990
• Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and Amended, 1986
• Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Rules
• Workmen’s Compensation Acts, 1923
• The Mines Act, 1952 and Rules
• The Employee’s State Insurance Act, 1948
• Manufacture Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989
• OHSAS, 18001

Section 4: Industrial Hygiene

• Industrial Hygiene –TLV Place Monitoring Concept and Work
• Assessment of Airborne Contaminants in The Work Environment
• Biological Monitoring
• Industrial Ventilation
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs)
• Heat Stress

Section 5: Staff Training & Productivity

• Health of Executives
• Role of Factory Medical Officers in Promotion of Health Education and Training for Prevention of Occupational Health Problems in Industry
• Identification of Health Training Needs Designing and Organizing Training Programs
• Training Techniques
• Communication and Training
• Concept and Measurements of Productivity
• Total Quality Management
• Kaizen- Concept and Philosophy
• Principles of Healthcare Management

Section 6: Miscellaneous

• Women at Work
• Basic Types of Inventory Control Systems
• Organization & Function of Occupational Health Services
• Emergency Medical Responses – Medical Organization for Major Accident Hazard Control
• Evaluations of Industrial Injuries
• Industrial Medicine Service
• Toxicity of Some Pesticides and General Precaution

#### PART B (Aptitude)

• Verbal Ability
• Numerical Ability/Quantitative Aptitude &
• Logical Reasoning

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#### What is the Total Marks for NTPC Assistant Officer Exam?

The NTPC Assistant Officer will be Conducted for 120 Marks

#### How many Questions will be asked in the NTPC Assistant Officer Exam ?

A Total of 120 Questions will be asked in the NTPC Assistant Officer Exam

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