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ISRO recruitment details of Scientist/Engineers  

 

ISRO recruitment details of Scientist/Engineers  
Candidates with BE or BTech degrees in Electronics, Mechanical and Computer Science engineering can apply for the Scientist/Engineers positions.

Eligibilities: Candidates must be BE/BTech or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 65%. Final year students can also apply. For details please go through ISRO's website/notification.
The examination pattern for ISRO placement examination
Total no of questions: 80   Duration: 90 minutes  Marking: +3 for correct &  -1 for wrong

Syllabus: GATE Syllabus (Technical)
You are adviced to follow GATE syllabus as last year paper clearly show a lot of similarity between GATE & ISRO.
A sample previous year paper from ISRO for Electronics  Engineers 
A digital-to-analog converter with a full-scale output voltage of 3.5 V has a resolution close to 14m V. Its bit size is
A) 4B) 8C) 16 D) 32
Answer : (B)
A single-phase half-controlled rectifier is driving a separately excited dc motor. The dc motor has a back emf constant of 0.5 V/rpm. The armature current is 5 A without any ripple. The armature resistance is 2W. The converter is working from a 280 V, single phase ac source with a firing angle of 80°. Under this operating condition, the speed of the motor will be A) 339 rpm B) 359 rpm C) 366 rpm D) 386 rpm
Answer : (C)
3 In relation to the synchronous machines, which one of the following statements is false? A) In salient pole machines, the direct-axis synchronous reactance is greater than the quadrature-axis synchronous reactance B) The damper bars help the synchronous motor self start
C) Short circuit ratio is the ratio of the field current required to produce the rated voltage on open circuit to the rated armature current
D) The V-curve of a synchronous motor represents the variation in the armature current with field excitation, at a given output power
Answer : (C)
A parallel plate air-filled capacitor has plate area of l0-4 m2 and plate separation of 10-3 m. It is connected to a 0.5 V, 3.6 GHz source. The magnitude of the displacement current is (e0 = 1/36p x 10-9 F/m) A) 10 mAB) 100 mAC) 10 A D) 1.59 mA
Answer : (A)
The 8085 assembly language instruction that stores the content of H and L registers into the memory locations 2050H and 2051H, respectively, is
A) SPHL 2050H B) SPHL2051H C) SHLD 2050H D) STAX 2050H
Answer : (C)
If E is the electric field intensity, Ñ(Ñ x E ) is equal to A) E B) E C) null vector D) zeroAnswer : (D) 7 The insulation strength of an EHV transmission line is mainly governed by
A) load power factor B) switching over-voltages C) harmonics D) corona
Answer : (B)
The Q – meter works on the principle ofA) mutual inductanceB) self inductanceC) series resonance D) parallel resonance
Answer : (C)
A 800 kV transmission line is having per phase line inductance of 1.1 mH/km and per phase line capacitance of 11.68 nF/km. Ignoring the length of the line, its ideal power transfer capability in MW isA) 1204 MWB) 1504 MWC) 2085 MW D) 2606 MW
Answer : (C)
In a PCM system, if the code word length is increased from 6 to 8 bits, the signal to quantization noise ratio improves by the factor A) 8/6B) 12C) 16D) 8
Answer : (C)
At an industrial sub-station with a 4 MW load, a capacitor of 2 MVAR is installed to maintain the load power factor at 0.97 lagging. If the capacitor goes out of serivce, the load power factor becomes A) 0.85 B) 1.00 C) 0.80 lag D) 0.90 lag Answer : (C)
The conduction loss versus device current characteristic of a power MOSFET is best approximated by A) a parabola B) a straight lineC) a rectangular hyperbolaD) an exponentially decaying function
Answer : (A)
High Voltage DC (HVDC) transmission is mainly used for A) bulk power transmission over very long distancesB) inter-connecting two systems with the same nominal frequencyC) eliminating reactive power requirement in the operationD) minimizing harmonics at the converter stations
Answer : (A)
For the equation,s3 – 4s2+ s + 6 = 0the number of roots in the left half of s-plane will beA) 0B) 1C) 2D) 3
Answer : (C)
For the function f(x) = x2 e-x, the maximum occurs when x is equal to A) 2 B) 1C) 0D) -1
Answer : (B)