UPPSC Mines Inspector Syllabus 2023 & Exam Pattern, PDF Download

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission UPPSC has issued an advertisement for the recruitment of the Mines Inspector Exam. There is a total of 55 vacancies in this recruitment.

UPPSC Mines Inspector Syllabus 2023 & Exam Pattern

UPPSC Mines Inspector (Khan Nirikshak) Mains Exam Date is 19/03/2023. Check the detailed syllabus for the UPPSC Mines Inspector from the below article.

UPPSC Mines Inspector Syllabus For General Hindi

  • विलोम
  • तत्सम एवं तद्भव शब्द
  • विशेष्य और विशेषण
  • उपसर्ग-प्रत्यय
  • वचन
  • लिंग
  • प्रत्यय
  • संधि
  • समास
  • रस
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द
  • मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ
  • वाक्य एवं वर्तनी-शुद्धि
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द
  • सन्धि एवं समास
  • अनेक शब्दों (वाक्यांश) के लिए एक शब्द

UPPSC Mines Inspector Syllabus For General Study

  • History of India
  • Indian Agriculture, Commerce & Trade
  • Logic & Reasoning based on General Intelligence
  • General Science (High School Standard)
  • Indian National Movement
  • Indian Polity, Economy & Culture
  • World Geography & Indian Geography & Natural resources of India
  • Current National and International Important events
  • Elementary Mathematics up to 8th level:- Arithmetic, Algebra and Geometry
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Specific knowledge regarding Education, Culture, Agriculture, Industry Trade, Living & Social Traditions of Uttar Pradesh

UPPSC Mines Inspector Syllabus For Mining Engineering

Mining Geology and Economic Geology

  • Structural geology: Dip and strike, folds, faults, joints, joint sets.
  • Stratigraphy: Geologic time scale, classification of Indian rock formations, fossils and their uses.
  • Economic geology: Origin of coal, classification of Indian coals.
  • Physical Geology: Constitution of earth’s interior, earthquake and volcano, weathering.
  • Mineralogy: Physical properties of minerals, identification of minerals, Mohs scale of hardness.
  • Petrology: Basics of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.
  • Indian coal deposits, classification of ore deposits, Indian mineral wealth,mineral prospecting, sampling methods.

Mine Surveying

  • Principles of surveying
  • Distance measurement techniques
  • Superelevation
  • Chain surveying
  • Computation of area and volume
  • Underground surveying principles
  • Curve fitting
  • Correlation surveying
  • Levelling instrumentation and techniques
  • Theodolite-principle, construction, surveying methods

Mining Technology

  • Modes of entry to the surface and underground mines
  • Methods of mining of coal and metalliferous deposits
  • Roof support- Types and techniques, systematic support rules
  • Shaft sinking- methods, shaft lining
  • Drilling and blasting-Drilling techniques, cut holes, explosives, detonators, blasting practices, blasting accessories, misfire and its handling
  • Mine lighting-Cap lamp, lamp room, electric lamps, mine lighting techniques

Mine Transport and Machinery

  • Transportation systems in opencast and underground mines
  • Mine pumps
  • Opencast and underground mines machineries-characteristic features and applicability

Rock mechanics and ground control

  • Mine subsidence parameters and their significance
  • Ground control-Stowing methods
  • Pit slope- parameters and stability
  • Physico-mechanical properties of rocks and their estimation
  • Rock Mass classification

Heat and Humidity

  • Dry-bulb and wet-bulb temperatures (DBT and WBT)
  • Sources of heat in underground mines
  • Terminologies related to humidity
  • Effect of heat and humidity. Effect of air velocity

Surface Mine Environment

  • Mine noise-Terminology, effects of noise, sources of noise generation and control, noise standards
  • Water pollution-Classification of waste water, biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), chemical oxygen demand (COD)
  • Surface mine fires
  • Basics of EIA and EMP
  • Air pollution-Primary/secondary air pollutants, acid rain, global warming, greenhouse effect, ozone layer depletion

Underground Mine Environment and Ventilation

  • Mine gases- Properties and detection, mine damps
  • Flame safety lamps-Constructional features, safety features, application
  • Mine explosions-Causes and precautions against firedamp and coal dust explosions, Cowards diagram
  • Natural ventilation-Causes, NVP
  • Underground mine fires- Causes, prevention & control, detection of spontaneous heating, incubation period.
  • Mechanical ventilation-Axial-flow/centrifugal fans, forcing/exhaust fans, auxiliary/booster fans
  • Splitting of air current
  • Laws of airflow, air power, mine characteristic curve
  • Standards of ventilation
  • Ventilation survey-Instrumentation and procedure
  • Ventilation control devices, air-crossing, volumetric efficiency quotient (VEQ)

Mine Rescue and Recovery

  • Mine rescue-Apparatus and operation. Rescue rules
  • Mine recovery-Procedure

Mine Legislation and Safety

  • Mine legislation-Mines Act, Mines Rules, Coal Mines Regulations, Workmen’s Compensation Act
  • Mine safety-Accidents in mines and their prevention. Occupational diseases

UPPSC Mines Inspector Exam Pattern 2023 Prelims and Mains

The UPPSC Mines Inspector selection is based on Prelims Exam, Mains Exam and Interview. Exam pattern for the prelims and mans exam are given below.

Prelims Exam Pattern

  • Total Question: 150
  • Total Marks: 300
  • Total Time: 02 Hours
  • Correct Answer: 02 Marks
  • Negative Marking: Yes(1/3 Marks)
Sub Que/ Marks
General Studies 25/50
General Hindi 25/50
Mining Engineering 100/200
Total 150/300

Mains Exam Pattern

  • Total Question: 08
  • Total Marks: 200
  • Total Time: 03 Hours
  • Correct Answer: 40 Marks
  • प्रश्न संख्या 1 अनिवार्य होगा और प्रत्येक खंड के लिए 2 प्रश्नों का प्रयास करना भी अनिवार्य होगा। 5 प्रश्नों का प्रयास करना अनिवार्य है।

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UPPSC Mines Inspector Syllabus 2023: FAQs

How many questions will be there in UPPSC Mines Inspector Mains Exam 2023?

There is a total of 150 questions in UPPSC Mines Inspector Mains Exam 2023.

What is the time duration for UPPSC Mines Inspector Mains Exam?

The Exam time duration is 03 hours.

What is the UPPSC Mines Inspector prelims exam marking scheme?

Correct answer 02 marks, total marks will be 300.

Is there any negative marking in the UPPSC Mines Inspector prelims exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/3 marks.