ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER EXAM SYLLABUS

KARNATAKA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER EXAM SYLLABUS
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Syllabus for Competitive Examination for the post of Environmental Engineer
1. GENERAL
• Global Environmental concerns
• Global conventions for environment protection
• Types of Pollution- Natural and Man made
• Effects of Pollution
• Environmental laws of India
2. WATER
• Standards for water quality- Surface and Ground Water
• Water treatment methods
3. WATER POLLUTION
• Sewage Pollution-sources and effects
• Sewage treatment methods

• Design of UGD system /Water Supply
• Design of Sewage Treatment Plant (STP)
• Operation and Maintenance of STP
• Objective & salient features of Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution ) Act, 1974
4. INDUSTRIAL EFFLUENT
• Source and effects
• Effluents treatment methods
• Design of Treatment plants
• Operation and Maintenance of ETP
5. AIR POLLUTION
• Air Pollution-Source and effects.
• Ambient Air Quality Standards
• Air Pollution Controls Systems
• Design of Pollution control Equipments
• Operation & Maintenance of Air Pollution Control
• Objective & salient features of Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution ) Act 1981
6. SOLID WASTE
• Municipal Solid Waste
• Source , Composition and effects
• Solid Waste Management measures including treatment methods
• Objective and salient features of Municipal Solid Waste (Management &
Handling ) Rules , 2000
7. HAZARDOUS WASTE
• Definition , Classification and Characteristics of Hazardous Waste
• Hazardous Waste Management
• Objective and Salient features of Hazardous Waste (Management &
Handling ) Rules , 1989
8. NOISE
• Sources and their effects.
• Ambient Noise Standards
• Noise Control measures
• Objective and salient features of the Noise Pollution (Regulation & Control)
Rules , 2000
9. HOSPITAL WASTES
• Types of Biomedical Waste generated in Hospitals.
• Treatment and disposal of Bio-medical waste
• Objective and salient features of Bio-medical waste (Management &
Handling ) Rules , 1998
10. PLASTICS
• Plastic waste source and effects.
• Steps to minimize the problem
• Objectives and salient features of Plastic Rules 1999
11. LAKES
• Importance of lakes and the need for protection
• Lake conservation measures.
12. CLEANER PRODUCTION
• Recycle , reuse and recover concept
13. EIA
• Need and uses of EIA
• Objective and salient features of EIA
14. ISO 14000 Series Environmental Management Standards
• Types of Standards and their uses.
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