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HPCL Engineer Syllabus 2021: Download subject-wise free syllabus pdf here

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Sun, 22 Aug 2021 10:45 PM IST


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Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) conducts a recruitment exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates to the post of Engineer. Candidates who aspire to appear for HPCL Engineer Exam should know all the details about the exam such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and so on. HPCL Engineer syllabus highlights all the important topics from which questions are asked in HPCL Engineer Exam. Candidates should ensure that they are thorough with the syllabus of the exam to prepare efficiently. In this article we have provided all the details regarding HPCL Engineer syllabus and exam pattern. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, then download our app- 'Exam Taiyari App' and boost your preparation. Prepare for any competitive exam with Free Courses, E-books, and Mock-Tests on Safalta App.


HPCL Engineer Syllabus 2021

In HPCL Engineer Exam, questions are asked from topics such as English, Quantitative Aptitude, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Instrumentation Engineering. The detailed subject-wise syllabus is as follows:

HPCL Engineer Syllabus: English

  • Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Preposition
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Error Detection
  • Fill In The Blanks
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Spelling Correction

HPCL Engineer Syllabus: Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Allegation or Mixture
  • Mensuration
  • Probability
  • Height and Distance
  • Data Interpretation

HPCL Engineer Syllabus: Mechanical Engineering

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Materials
  • Strength of Material
  • Theory of Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • Energy Conversion
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Vibrations
  • Design
  • Fluid Machines
  • Joining/Welding
  • Machining and Machine Tool Operations
  • Metrology and Inspection
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Inventory Control
  • Operations Research
  • Product Design and Development
  • Industrial Safety
  • Engineering Economy and Costing
  • Management Information System
  • Pump and compressors

HPCL Engineer Syllabus: Civil Engineering

  • Structural Analysis
  • Mechanics
  • Concrete Structures
  • Steel Structures
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Foundation Engineering:
  • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics
  • Hydrology
  • Irrigation
  • Water requirements
  • Air Pollution
  • Municipal Solid Wastes
  • Surveying
  • Noise Pollution
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Construction Materials and Management
  • Construction Management
  • Repair and Rehabilitation of RCC and masonry structure
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Geomatics Engineering
  • Building Architectural and Maintenance Work

HPCL Engineer Syllabus: Electrical Engineering

  • Electric Circuits
  • Electromagnetic Fields
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements 
  • Power Electronics 

HPCL Engineer Syllabus: Instrumentation Engineering

  • Electrical Circuits and measurements
  • Signals and Systems 
  • Control Systems 
  • Analog Electronics 
  • Digital Electronics, Computers and networks 
  • Industrial Instrumentation 
  • Communication and Optical Instrumentation 
  • Industrial Data Communication 
  • .Analytical Instrumentation 

HPCL Engineer Exam Pattern

There are three stages in HPCL Engineer Exam- Computer Based Test, Group Task and Personal Interview. The weightage given to each stage is as follows:


Mark Weightage

Computer Based Test


Group Task


Personal Interview


The pattern of Computer Based Test is as follows:



Paper I

General Aptitude

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude Test


Paper II

Technical Knowledge


HPCL Engineer Exam FAQs

Q. What are the subjects from which questions are asked in HPCL Engineer Exam?

A. The subjects from which questions are asked in HPCL Engineer Exam are- English, Quantitative Aptitude, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Instrumentation Engineering.

Q. What are the stages in HPCL Engineer Exam?

A. There are three stages in HPCL Engineer Exam- CBT, group Task and Personal Interview.

Q. Is there negative marking in HPCL Engineer Exam?

A. No, there is no negative marking in HPCL Engineer Exam.

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