ISRO 2021 Syllabus- Mechanical Engineering- Scientist/Engineers SC

ISRO Scientist/ Engineer ‘SC’ Exam Pattern And Syllabus 2021 – Mechanical Engineering

In this article we are sharing the syllabus of ISRO Mechanical Engineering i.e Indian Space And Research Organization Mechanical Engineering (ME) syllabus for the post of ISRO Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ exam 2021

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ISRO Scientist/ Engineer ‘SC’ Exam Pattern 2021 – Mechanical Engineering

ISRO Scientist/Engineer Syllabus 2021
Engineering Branch Mechanical Engineering
Total No. Of Question 80 Questions
ISRO Scientist/Engineer Exam Duration 90 Minutes
Negative Marking Yes
Marks Per Question 03 Marks
Maximum Marks 240 Marks
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ISRO Scientist/ Engineer ‘SC’ Exam 2021 Syllabus – Mechanical Engineering

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra

  • Algebra of Matrices
  • System of Linear Equations
  • Eigen Values and Eigen Vectors


  • Taylor Series
  • Fourier Series
  • Partial Derivatives
  • Total Derivatives
  • Definite and Improper Integrals
  • Multiple Integrals

Vector Calculus

  • Gradient, Divergence and Curl
  • Line and Surface Integrals
  • Green, Gauss and Stokes Theorems

Numerical Methods

  • Solution of System of Linear Equations
  • Interpolation
  • Numerical Integration
  • Newton-Raphson Method
  • Runge-Kutta Method

Differential Equations

  • Linear ODEs
  • First Order Non-Linear ODEs
  • Initial and Boundary value problems
  • Laplace Transform
  • PDEs-Laplace, Wave and Diffusion Equations

Probability & Statistics

  • Gaussian
  • Weibul Distribution and Their properties
  • Method of Least Squares
  • Regression Analysis
  • Analysis of Variance

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus- Engineering Mechanics

  • Equivalent Force systems
  • Free-Body concepts
  • Equations of Equilibrium
  • Trusses and Frames
  • Virtual work and minimum potential energy
  • Kinematics and Dynamics of particles and rigid bodies
  • Impulse and Momentum (Linear and Angular)
  • Energy Methods
  • Central Force motion

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Strength of Materials

  • Stress and Strain
  • Stress-Strain Relationship and Elastic constants
  • Mohr’s circle for Plane Stress and Plane Strain
  • Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams
  • Bending and Shear stresses
  • Deflection of Beams Torsion of Circular shafts, Thin and Thick cylinders
  • Euler’s Theory of Columns
  • Strain Energy Methods
  • Thermal Stresses

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Theory of Machines

  • Displacement
  • Velocity and Acceleration
  • Analysis of Plane Mechanisms
  • Dynamic Analysis of Slider-Crank Mechanism
  • Planar Cams and Followers
  • Gear Tooth Profiles
  • Kinematics and Design of Gears
  • Governors and Flywheels
  • Balancing of Reciprocating and Rotating Masses
  • Vibrations: Free and Forced Vibration of Single Degree Freedom Systems
  • Effect of Damping
  • Vibration Isolation
  • Resonance
  • Critical Speed of Rotors

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Design of Machine Elements

  • Design for Static and Dynamic Loading
  • Failure Theories
  • Fatigue Strength
  • Design of Bolted, Riveted and Welded Joints
  • Design of Shafts and Keys
  • Design of Spur Gears, Rolling and Sliding Contact Bearings Brakes and Clutches
  • Belt, Ropes and Chain Drives 

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Fluid Mechanics

  • Fluid Properties, Fluid Statics, Manometry, Buoyancy
  • Control-Volume Analysis of Mass, Momentum and Energy, Fluid Acceleration
  • Differential Equation of Continuity And Momentum
  • Bernoulli’s Equation
  • Viscous Flow of Incompressible Fluids
  • Boundary Layer, Elementary Turbulent Flow
  • Flow Through Pipes
  • Head Losses in Pipes, Bends, etc

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Heat-Transfer

  • Modes of Heat Transfer
  • One Dimensional Heat Conduction
  • Resistance Concept
  • Electrical Analogy
  • Unsteady Heat Conduction, Fins
  • Dimensionless Parameters in Free and Forced Convective Heat Transfer
  • Various Correlations for Heat Transfer in Flow over Flat Plates and Through Pipes
  • Thermal Boundary Layer
  • Effect of Turbulence
  • Radiative Heat Transfer
  • Black and Grey Surfaces
  • Shape Factors
  • Network Analysis
  • Heat Exchanger Performance
  • LMTD And NTU Methods

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Thermodynamics

  • Zeroth, First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Thermodynamic System and Processes
  • Irreversibility and Availability
  • Behavior of Ideal and Real Gases
  • Properties of Pure Substances
  • Calculation of Work and Heat in Ideal Processes
  • Analysis of Thermodynamic Cycles related to Energy Conversion
  • Carnot, Rankine, Otto, Diesel, Brayton and Vapor Compression Cycles

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Power Plant Engineering

  • Steam Generators
  • Steam Power Cycles
  • Steam Turbines
  • Impulse and Reaction Principles, Velocity Diagrams, Pressure and Velocity Compounding
  • Reheating and Reheat Factor
  • Condensers and Feed Heaters
  • C. Engines: Requirements and Suitability of Fuels in IC Engines, Fuel Ratings, Fuel-Air Mixture Requirements
  • Normal Combustion in SI and CI Engines
  • Engine Performance Calculations

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Refrigeration and air-conditioning

  • Refrigerant Compressors
  • Expansion Devices
  • Condensers and Evaporators
  • Properties of Moist Air
  • Psychrometric Chart
  • Basic Psychometric Processes

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Turbomachinery

  • Components of Gas Turbines
  • Compression Processes
  • Centrifugal and Axial Flow Compressors
  • Axial Flow Turbines
  • Elementary Theory
  • Hydraulic Turbines
  • Eulerturbine Equation
  • Specific Speed, Pelton-Wheel, Francis and Kaplan Turbines
  • Centrifugal Pumps

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Engineering Materials

  • Structure and Properties of Engineering Materials and their Applications
  • Heat Treatment

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Metal Casting

  • Casting Processes (Expendable and Non-Expendable) – Pattern, Moulds and Cores
  • Heating and Pouring
  • Solidification and Cooling, Gating Design
  • Design Considerations
  • Defects

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Forming Processes

  • Stress-Strain Diagrams for Ductile and Brittle Materials
  • Plastic Deformation and Yield Criteria
  • Fundamentals of Hot and Cold Working Processes
  • Bulk Metal Forming Processes (Forging, Rolling Extrusion, Drawing)
  • Sheet Metal Working Processes (Punching, Blanking, Bending)
  • Deep Drawing, Coining, Spinning
  • Load Estimation using Homogeneous Deformation Methods, Defects)
  • Processing of Powder Metals- Atomization, Compaction, Sintering
  • Secondary and Finishing Operations.
  • Forming and Shaping of Plastics
  • Extrusion, Injection Molding

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Joining Processes

  • Physics of Welding
  • Fusion and Non-Fusion Welding Processes
  • Brazing and Soldering
  • Adhesive Bonding
  • Design Considerations in Welding
  • Weld Quality Defects
  • Machining and Machine Tool

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Operations

  • Mechanics of Machining
  • Single and Multi-Point Cutting Tools
  • Tool Geometry and Materials
  • Tool Life and Wear
  • Cutting Fluids
  • Machinability
  • Economics of Machining
  • Non-Traditional Machining Processes

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Metrology and Inspection

  • Limits, Fits and Tolerances
  • Linear and Angular Measurements
  • Comparators • Gauge Design
  • Interferometry
  • Form and Finish Measurement
  • Measurement of Screw Threads
  • Alignment and Testing Methods

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Tool Engineering

  • Principles of Work Holding
  • Design of Jigs And Fixtures
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Basic Concepts of CAD, CAM and their Integration Tools

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Manufacturing Analysis

  • Part-Print Analysis
  • Tolerance Analysis in Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Time and Cost Analysis

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus- Work-Study

  • Method Study
  • Work Measurement Time Study
  • Work Sampling
  • Job Evaluation
  • Merit Rating

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Production Planning and Control

  • Forecasting Models
  • Aggregate Production Planning
  • Master Scheduling
  • Materials Requirements Planning

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Inventory Control

  • Deterministic and Probabilistic Models
  • Safety Stock Inventory Control Systems

ISRO 2021 Mechanical  Syllabus– Operations Research

  • Linear Programming
  • Simplex and Duplex Method
  • Transportation, Assignment
  • Network Flow Models
  • Simple Queuing Models
  • PERT And CPM 
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