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Papers pattern For pre-promotion test of ES to Engineer/AM/ABM(BPS-17)

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The paper pattern is further elaborated as under. The candidates will have to score at least 50% marks to qualify the exam. once specialization is selected. the candidate shall have to choose anyone group of the above specialization with due care by ticking and signing relevant box given in column15 of the prescribed application form. the new paper pattern containing modern telecom trends for pre-promotion test of Engg. Type-I: Type-II: Type-III: Type-Iv: Access Network (Specialization) Switching Technology (Specialization) Transmission Technology (Specialization) IT (Information Technology) (Specialization) This part shall comprise of 50 multiple choice questions each carrying 2 marks. Supervisors (Technical) (B-11) to Assistant Engineer / SDO (B-17) have been introduced. Time allowed will be 60 minutes. part-III of related specialization will be delivered to the concerned candidates. no subsequent change is permissible. so the part III shall be of four types. There shall be three parts of the paper i. Part-III: Specialization in Telecom Technologies Each group shall be given paper for their respective specialization. Part-III relates to specialization which is divided into following four groups: Group-A: Group-B: Group-C: Group-D: Access Network Switching Network Transmission Network IT (Information Technology) For taking test. However.Pre-Promotion Test of ES to Engineer/AM/ABM NEW PAPER PATTERN By replacing old pattern. Part-I: Accounts.e Part-I. Part-II: Introduction to Telecom Technologies It is compulsory for all groups. Compulsory part for all candidates. This part shall comprise of 50 multiple choice questions each carrying 2 marks. Time allowed will be 60 minutes. -: (2) :- . Part-II & Part-III. Time allowed will be 60 minutes. During test. Administration and Management. This part shall comprise of 50 multiple choice questions each carrying 2 marks. It shall include general introduction to all telecom technologies but not in depth.


2. 5.Course Contents For Pre-Promotion Test of ES to Engineer/AM/ABM 1. 3. Access Network Switching Transmission I.T. (Information Technology) Accounts and Administration -: (4) :- . 4.

Optical Fiber 4. Signaling Systems for Local Loop 4. III. Local Network 5. B. Alcatel E-10B Switching 3. Metallic Local Loop 3. Testing Band Fault Localization of Underground Cable Specialization 1. Switching Technologies 6. II.List of Contents I. Power Plant and Airconditioning Transmission A. Switching Types 7. Timing and Synchronization in Digital Networks Specialization 1. EWSD Switching 2. Digital Distribution Frame (DDF) B. General 1. Local Network Planning 6. Access Network General 1. Switching and Routing 3. General 1. Wireless Local Loop (WLL) Switching A. Underground Cable Including Installation and commissioning 7. AXE-10 Switching 5. Local Loop 2. Overview of SPC Digital Switching 5. Directly Buried Underground Cable 8. Huawei C&CO8 Switching 7. Analog-to-Digital Conversion Process 2. Signaling Fundamentals and Internetworking 8. Modulation 2. Radio Spectrum 5. A. Main Distribution Frame (MDF) 2. ZXE-10 Switching 4. Multiplexing 3. Outside Plant 3. -: (5) :- . Digital Transit/Gateway Exchanges 6. Radio Transmission 7. Transmission Media 6. Overview of the Telecom Network and Switching Systems 4. Accessing Techniques 4.

Computer Networking 5. Pension Rules-Revised 2.B. OSI Model 11. Protocol and Protocols Suits Specialization 1. Concepts of Information Technology 2. TCP/IP and Internetworking Protocols 5. Internet Services 4. Network Security and Trouble Shooting B. Computer Home Networking 7. ISP (Internet Service Provider) 3. A. Radio Transmission 2. Intranet and Extranet 10. IP-Based Networking and Pakistan Internet Exchange (PIE) 2. Accounts and Administration General 1. PTCL—an Overview of the Organization with the Perspective of Its Functions 2. Budget 3. Basic Computer Terminology 3. General 1. Area-Wise Computer Networks 6. Network Components 8. Books—PTCL Regulations 1996 Specialization 1. Router Configuration 6. Internet. Line Transmission IT (Information Technology) IV. Specialization 1. -: (6) :- . Network Operating Systems 9. V. Accounting Equation B. A. Basic Computer Applications 4.

MDF (Main Distribution Frame) C. Marking the route of Primary/Secondary cables E. Jointing Techniques H. Heat shrink cable joint J. Local Network Planning A. Local Loop A. E&M B. 4. Cable testing devices K. 5. Fixed ii. Different types of telephone sets and their components E. Splicing of conductors with UY/UR connections I. Investment. Types of posts and their erection M. Preparation of Primary & Secondary cable jointing diagram G. Testing & fault localization (Tracing of Fault) L. Manhole size 2. Drop-wire accessories and their application O. Planning principles and Maps B. Metallic Local Loop i. PVC ducts & index diagrams H. Composition and color scheme of cable types of Cables F. SSA (Self supported Aerial) Cables G. 3. Telephone Demand Density & Location of Exchange C. Rigid System & Flexible System B. Localization of the cabinet & DP D. Wireless i. Divisional Cabinet & Distribution Point (DP) D. With Limited Mobility Outside Plant Signaling systems for Local Loop A. Digital B. Access Network General 1. -: (7) :- . DTMF (Dual Tone Multi frequency) C. Standard types of underground cables F. Rectification of fault. ISUP D. SS7 Local Network A.Course Contents for the Pre-Promotion Exam of ES to Engineer/AM/ABM I. Analog ii. Optical Fiber C. Local loop N.

Primary Cable & Cabinets iii. Underground Cable including installation and Commissioning A. FTTB C. PCM i. MDF ii. Sampling ii. Digital i. Acceptance test of an underground cable Localization of fault of an underground cable Route locator and earth tester. Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation (DPCM) F. Fixed ii. FTTH Wireless Local Loop (WLL) A. Adaptive Predictive Differential Pulse Code Modulation (ADPCM) -: (8) :- . II. Laying of PVC cable ducts 7. Narrowband (GSM & CDMA) i. Crossing & going parallel of telephone cable with power cable. C. Other Coding Schemes D. OFAN A. TMS and its use Specialization 1. B. Differential Pulse Code Modulation (DPCM) E. Analog-to Digital Conversion Process A. 3. FTTC B. DSL ii. Metallic Local Loop A. Directly buried underground cable Testing and Fault Localization of Underground Cable A. B. Limited Mobility 2. Quantization iii.6. Analog i. General 1. Drop Wire. Secondary Cable & Distribution Points iv. Switching. Tools and Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) B. Encoding B. 8. ISDN Optical Fiber A.

Timing Variations a. Cell Switching b. Slip-. Cross-bar-Switching D. Task of Switching Technology & its solution D. Clocking and Timing i. Jitters ii. Shared Bus Switch C. Mesiochronous -: (9) :- . Label Switching 7. Common Channel Signaling D. SS7 8. Performance. Other signaling (CCS-5 or Intergateway Exchange Singaling) F.2. Switching stages and numbering scheme 4. Digital Switching Network 5. Types of Clocks B. Space Division Switching F. Signaling between Exchanges (CCS-7) E. Overview of the Telecom Network and Switching Systems A. Asynchronous ii. Circuit Switching B. Time Division Switching E. Channel Associated Signaling (CAS) C. Timing and Synchronization in Digital Networks A. Frame Switching c. Switching Types A. Synchronous iii. Bit or Clock c.□ Controled and Uncontroled b. Fundamentals of Telecom Networks B. Packet Switching i. Switching Technologies A. Virtual Packet Switching (Connection-Oriented) a. In-band & out-of-band Signaling Principles B. Synchronization i. Overview of SPC Digital Switching A. Plesiochronous iv. Multistage (T-S-T & S-T-S) 6. Shared Memory Switch B. Switching and Routing 3. Message Switching C. Historical review of the development of Switching C. Features Advantages of SPC Exchanges B. Signaling Fundamentals and Internetworking A. Datagram Switching (Connectionless) ii.

B. F. G. E. EWSD Switching A. D E F. Zone. F. C. G. Hardware Sub System ii. D. D. Introduction to E-10B Documentation E-10B Subsystems and their Function Hardware & software Maintenance Subscriber and Routing Administration APS and Billing data Administration Operation and Maintenance of System Acceptance Testing 3. CCNC Data Base iii. E. G. ZXJ-10 Switching A. Introduction to AXE-10 Documentation AXE-10 Subsystems and their Function Hardware & software Maintenance Subscriber and Routing Administration APS and Billing data Administration Operation and Maintenance of System Acceptance Testing -: (10) :- . Introduction to EWSD Documentation EWSD Subsystems and their functions i. B. AXE-10 Switching A. E. Alcatel E-10B Switching A.Specialization 1. Software Maintenance iv. System Administration v. C. F. Tariff and Charge Administration Subscriber and Routing Administration APS and Billing data Administration Operation and Maintenance of System Acceptance Testing C. B. C. Introduction to ZXJ-10 System ZXJ-10 subsystems and their Function Hardware & software Maintenance Subscriber and Routing Administration APS and Billing data Administration Operation and Maintenance of System Acceptance Testing 4. 2. B. D.

Rectifier a. No. Batteries a. D. Power Plant and Airconditioning A. Digital Transit Exchange Digital Gateway Exchange EPIC/Traffic Analysis Voice Messaging and CLI Services Intelligent Network 6. Load Calculation and Maintenance c. UPS (Un-interrupted Power Supply) Air-conditioning and Refrigeration i. Strategy of System’s Alarms & Indications d. Maintenance and Trouble Shooting v. E. C. Diesel Generator Sets a. Centrally Air-conditioning Plant iv. C. Technology of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning iii. Basic Concepts & Terminology ii. Common Faults and their Remedy c. B. technical Specifications. GR-12P b. F. Widow Type b. D. Maintenance and Precautions b.5. Maintenance Free Batteries iii. E. Standby Diesel Generating Sets for Telecom. Equipment b. Types of Air-conditions a. Introduction to C&CO8 Documentation C&CO8 Subsystems and their Function Description of Hardware & software System Operation and Maintenance of System Services and applications Acceptance Testing 7. Power Plant i. Practical -: (11) :- . Switch Mode Rectifiers ii. B. Huawei C&CO8 Switching A. Thruster Controlled Rectifiers 48V. Technical Specifications & Modes of Operation c.-Break Power Plant d. Split Type c. Digital Transit/Gateway Exchanges A.

Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) C. Copper Line Transmission a. Transmission. Pulse Modulation E. Code Division Multiplexing (CDM) D. Optical Communication Techniques e. Optical Fiber Cable (Land and Submarine) d. Modulation A. Frequency Division Multiplexing (FDM) B.III. PCM Cable Transmission o PCM Technology o PCM Cable o Repeaters o Balancers and Equalizers Co-axial Cable Transmission o FDM Technology o Co-axial Cable o Repeaters o Balancers and Equalizer o Different types of connectors 2. 5. Optical Fiber Transmission systems -: (12) :- . Amplitude Modulation (AM) B. Phase Modulation (PM) D. 3. Optical Fiber Transmission a. Optical Fiber Cable c. Space Division Multiple Access (SDMA) Radio Spectrum Transmission Media A. Wave Division Multiplexing (WDM) and CWDM & DWDM Accessing Techniques A. b. Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) C. General 1. Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) Multiplexing A. Frequency Modulation (FM) C. Optical Fiber Technology b. Line Transmission i. 4. Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) D. Space Division Multiplexing (SDM) E. ii. Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA) B.

Radio Transmission A.5 GHz iii. B. TDMA System SMD 30/1. i. Radio Transmission i. Functional Descriptions a. PDH (565 MBPS) SDH (3. 7. SRAL ii. Digital TV Transmission Radio Transmission Analog Digital C. System Setup iii. j. CDMA. UCE b. System Operation & Maintenance Commands c. Digital Distribution Frame (DDF) Specialization 1. Thuraya Satellite Mobile Systems ii. TX O/P Power & Frequency Measurement b.   f.210 CTR-190. Introduction ii. Inmarsat. g. URA iv. 6. A. Digital Radio Systems CTR. Practical a.5 & 2.5 system i. Cellular Mobile. VHF/UHF (Single & Multichannel) Systems and TDMA systems SMD 30/1. SCPC. GSM iv. UAB c. Alarms Handling B. NL-148 Digital Microwave -: (13) :- . l. CDMA-2000 Satellite Transmission i. Wireless Local Loop. TDMA. IDR.5 GBPS) DWDM (10GBPS) NMC (Network Management Centre) OTDR (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer) and Fault Localization. Optical Cord Regenerators DXC Junction Cable Backbone Cable h. B. k. VSAT iii.

Practical -: (14) :- . C. Measurements of noise figure d. D. Checking parameter on built-in meter. Measurements of data and clock. E. iii. Measurements of bit error rate. Measurements of output power meter. DRS CTR 210 System i. Base Stations (WLL) i. b. Measurements of noise figure d. Block diagram of Transmitter & Receiver: iv. Working Principal of Sral System ii. e. Checking parameter on built-in meter a Alarm b. Performance monitoring e. Checking parameter on built-in meter. iv. Measurements of Tx power and frequency. System parameter setting c. DRS CTR-190/34 Mbit/s i. Introduction to DRS Technical specifications: Block diagram of Transmitter & Receiver: Practical a. Software Features a. c. Working principal of D. Measurements of input data rate. c. Measurements f. SRAL/SRAL-XD SYSTEM (Short Radio Access Link) i. Measurements of input data rate. iii. Upward & Downward Streams iii. System type setting. iv. Technical specifications: iii. ii.i. Measurements of transmitter output power. b. c.R. Working Principal ii. System Technical specifications: Block diagram of Transmitter & Receiver: Practical a. Security / Inventory Data F. ii.S/SRA L. Fault management d. Working principal of Digital Microwave System (1+1) ii. b. Practical a.

ii. A. IT (Information Technology). vi. Hardware i. General 1. High Order Multiplexes (HOMUX) iii. v. Line Transmission PDH Backbone (565 MBPS) System i. Operating systems ii. Terminals / Repeaters. Hardware configuration of Higher Order Multiplexers vi. viii. Application Software B. vii. ii. iv.5 GBPS) System i. Network Elements Types iii. Basic Computer Terminology A. Order Wire. The Frame structure and Multiplexing methods of SDH Signals. Protection Mechanism LCT & NCT Mode connection with system DWDM Backbone (10 GBPS) System i. Aligning and Multiplexing of different signals. SDH Backbone (2. iv. B. NMS Configuration IV.2. SDH Overview. Over Heads Pointers. C. Software i. Protection Switching Equipment (PSE) vii. DWDM Boards v. Peripherals -: (15) :- . Network Types iv. x. Hardware description of SDH System Basic form of Network Element Network Topologies. ix. System testing / Trouble shooting. Description of Mapping. Firmware C. Computer System ii. Handling of Test Equipment. Overview of PDH. Alarms and Supervisory. v. DWDM Principles ii. viii. iii. Concepts of Information Technology 2. ix.

Ring Topology iv. Switches G. Client F. Network Interface Card G. Servers C. Basic Computer Applications A. WAN 6. Cable and Connectors 7. Mesh Topology C. Brief Concept of Data Communications B. Intranet and Extranet 10. File & application Servers 9. Client and Server Environment B. Connectors D. Routers 8. Server E. Area-wise Computer Networks A. MS Office Suite i. MS Power Point iv. MAN & CAN C. 5. MS Word ii. Coaxial Cable iii. Cables i. Examples i. Computer Home Networking D. Ethernet 4. Bus Topology ii. Twisted Pair--▲ Shielded ▲ Unshielded ii. OSI Model -: (16) :- . Data Base B. Internet. Bridges F. Network Components A. LAN B. Star Topology iii. Configurations of Networks i. Network Operating Systems A. Optical Fiber iv.3. Token Ring ii. Repeaters and Regenerators E. MS Excel iii. MS Access Computer Networking A.

Internet Services b. Specialization 1. Classification of Pension C. Network Security and Trouble Shooting V. IP-Based Networking and Pakistan Internet Exchange A. Cadre & Post B. General 1. Mission Statement B. Commencement and Application ii. ISP PoPs a. IP-Routing C. Definition B. PTCL. Core Value PTCL Service Regulations-1996 i. Definition of Service. Authority to grant retirement D. Definitions iii. Conditions of Qualifying service 2. IP-Backbone B. ISP Business Set-up C. Accounts and Administration. Requirement of an office relevant to the duties Pension Rules-Revised Overview of the organization with the perspective of its functions A. Vision Statement C. VOIP and V2IP D. Paknet and PIE configurations E. Chapter Wise Content-discussion 2. -: (17) :- . ISP Architecture B. Duties & Responsibilities-source D. Protocol and Protocols Suits Specialization 1. Definition of Duties & Responsibilities C. Router Configuration d. Short Title.11. Emoluments for calculation of Pension E. Duties & Responsibilities A. ISP A. IP and Interworking Principles with other Networks 2. TCP/IP and Internetworking Protocols c.

F. G. Liabilities C. H. Budget Estimate C. Definition of Budget and its different terms B. Allocation of Budget through: i. Assets B.F. Example of Profit & Loss Account 4. Control over Expenditure. K. I. D. Income statement /Profit & Loss Account. Condonation of deficiencies Documents required Formula for calculation of Pension Pension-General Pension calculation-Exercise Procedure for submission of pension case for issuance of PPO Budget: A. Internal Check Accounting Equation A. 3. Example of Balance Sheet E. Controlling Officer-function E. Revised Estimate ii. Balance Sheet D. -: (18) :- . J.