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MAHAGENCO Engineer and Chemist Recruitment- Overview

Organization Name Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited
Employment Category Maharashtra Govt Jobs
Name of the Post Engineer and Chemist
No. of Posts 60 Vacancies
Educational Qualifications Diploma, Engineering, B.Sc, M.Sc, B.Tech
Job Location Maharashtra
Apply Mode Offline
Last Date 19.04.2022
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MAHAGENCO Chemist Exam Pattern 

Exam Type Subjects
Objective Type General Knowledge
Branch Related Subject
General Aptitude

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Syllabus ratio Post
10% Post Graduation level Chemistry & 90% TPS Chemistry Sr. Chemist
75% Post/Graduation level Chemistry & 25% TPS Chemistry Lab Chemist
100% Graduation Level Chemistry Junior Lab Chemist


Topics Domain Required
Basic principles and applications of quantum mechanics – hydrogen atom, angular momentum.  






Physical Chemistry

Variational and perturbational methods.
Basics of atomic structure, electronic configuration, shape of orbitals, hydrogen atom spectra.
Theoretical treatment of atomic structures and chemical bonding.
Chemical applications of group theory.
Chemical thermodynamics.
Concepts of catalysis.
Polymer chemistry. Molecular weights and their determinations. Kinetics of chain polymerization.
Solids – structural classification of binary and ternary compounds, diffraction techniques, bonding, thermal, electrical, and magnetic properties
Colloids and surface phenomena.
Data analysis.
Chemical periodicity  









Inorganic Chemistry

Structure and bonding in homo- and heteronuclear molecules, including shapes of molecules.
Concepts of acids and bases.
Chemistry of the main group elements and their compounds. Allotropy, synthesis, bonding and structure.
Chemistry of transition elements and coordination compounds – bonding theories, spectral and magnetic properties, reaction mec
Inner transition elements – spectral and magnetic properties, analytical applications.
Organometallic compounds – synthesis, bonding and structure, and reactivity. Organometallics in homogenous catalysis.
Cages and metal clusters.
Analytical chemistry- separation techniques. Spectroscopic electro- and thermoanalytical methods.
Bioinorganic chemistry – photosystems, porphyrines, metalloenzymes, oxygen transport, electron- transfer reactions, nitrogen


Physical characterisation of inorganic compounds by IR, Raman, NMR, EPR, Mössbauer, UV-, NQR, MS, electron spectroscopy

and microscopic techniques.

Nuclear chemistry – nuclear reactions, fission and fusion, radio-analytical techniques and activation analysis
Introduction of role of chemist in a power plant
Water chemistry- various processes to be monitored
Ambient monitoring, stock monitoring, monitoring of pollutants
IUPAC nomenclature of organic compounds.  








Organic Chemistry

Principles of stereochemistry, conformational analysis, isomerism and chirality.
Reactive intermediates and organic reaction mechanisms.
Concepts of aromaticity.
Pericyclic reactions.
Named reactions.
Transformations and rearrangements.
Principles and applications of organic photochemistry. Free radical reactions.
Reactions involving nucleophotic carbon intermediates.
Oxidation and reduction of functional groups.
Common reagents (organic, inorganic and organometallic) in organic synthesis.
Chemistry of natural products such as steroids, alkaloids, terpenes, peptides, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and lipids.
Selective organic transformations – chemoselectivity, regioselectivity, stereoselectivity, enantioselectivity. Protecting groups.
Chemistry of aromatic and aliphatic heterocyclic compounds.


a)   Water Chemistry Syllabus
·       Physico-Chemical characteristics of Natural Waters
·       Properties of Water at High Temp & Pressures
·       Water Chemistry, Material Compatibility & Corrosion
·       Treatment of Natural Waters for Industrial Cooling
·       Demineralization by Ion exchange
·       Steam quality requirement for high pressure turbines
·       Analytical techniques for water chemistry monitoring and control
·       Desalination, effluent treatment & water conservation
·       Solubility of magnetite in the pH range of 3 to 13
·       Solubility of magnetite at 300°C vs pH300
·       Important problem areas in cooling water system
·       Sodium contamination in mixed bed regeneration
·       resin mixed bed
·       Stratified bed
·       Simplified water – steam circuit in a power plant
·       Corrosion and deposition processes in water cooled
·       Stress corrosion cracking of stainless steel
·       Water quality vs total dissolved solids
·       Chemical constituents of significance in natural waters
·       Constituents of drinking water having significance to health
·       Specific conductivity vs water quality
·       Hardness vs water quality
·       Classification of natural waters
·       Thermo physical properties of water
·       Changes in surface tension & viscosity of water with temperature
·       Variation in the properties of water with temperature and pressure
·       Thermo physical parameters of water as a function of temp & pressure
·       Density of water: variations with temperature and pressure
·       Specific conductivity of water at different temperatures
·       Changes in pH of water
·       Distribution of silica between steam and water phases
·       Relationship between pH values at 25 o C and concentration of alkalizing agents
·       Thermal decomposition of hydrazine
·       Solubility trends among scale forming calcium salts
·       Characteristics of standard ion exchange resins
·       Comparison of mixed bed performance
·       Water quality specifications for low pressure boilers
·       Water quality limits (max.) of medium pressure boilers
·       Reference data for conventional co-ordinated phosphate treatment
·       pH vs percentage of different species of phosphate
·       Solubility of trisodium phosphate as a function of temperature

b) Coal: Formation & Geology
Coal Sampling & Subsampling
·       Sampling of Coal
·       Determination of Coal Quality after Mine Opening
·       Coal Sampling Procedure
·       Procedure for Establishing Sampling Scheme
·       Design of Sampling Scheme
·       Sample Collection
·       Subsampling of Coal/Preparation of Gross Sample
·       Size Composition of Pulverized Coal
·       Collection of Gross Sample by Mechanical Means
·       Collection of Bulk Sample for Laboratory Scale Washability Study
Forms of Moisture
·       Surface Moisture
·       Inherent Moisture
·       Total Moisture
Proximate Analysis of Coal
·       BIS Specification for Proximate Analysis
·       BIS Specification for Sample Preparation
·       Moisture: Surface Moisture, Hydroscopic Moisture, Decomposition Moisture, Mineral Moisture, Inherent Moisture
·       Determination of Moisture (Air Dried Moisture)
·       Ash, Determination of Ash
·       Volatile Matter, Determination of Volatile Matter
·       Fixed Carbon, Determination of Fixed Carbon
Calorific Value of Coal
·       Definition: Calorie, Gross Calorific Value (GCV), Net Calorific Value (NCV)
·       Determination of Calorific Value
·       Bomb Calorimeter
·       Determination of Effective Heat Capacity
·       Mean Effective Heat Capacity
Ultimate Analysis
·       Carbon & Hydrogen
·       Nitrogen
·       Sulphur & Forms of Sulphide
·       Hardgrove Grindability Index (HGI)
·       Methods of Estimation of HGI
·       Ball Mill Method
·       HGI Test
·       Coal Properties related to HGI
·       Importance of Particle Size in Combustion
·       Relationship between Grindability & Rank, Grindability & Pulverizer Performance
Coal Benefication
·       Sampling of Run of Mine Sample
·       Collection of Feed & Product Samples from Washing Plants
·       Reduction of Gross Sample
·       Screen Analysis
·       Float & Sink Test
Ash Fusion Characteristics
·       Determination of Ash Fusion Temperature

c) Corrosion and Deposition Damage Mechanisms in the Steam/Water Cycle
Steam Turbine and Steam Path
Chemistry of the Phase Transition Zone
Volatility of Impurities
Corrosion Processes
Boiler / Heat Recvoery Steam Generator (HRSG)
Deposition and Corrosion
Under deposit Corrosion
Condensate System, Feedwater Heaters and Deaerators
Single and Two-Phase Flow-Accelerated Corrosion
Copper Alloy Corrosion
Surface Condenser Tube Failures
Air Cooled Condenser Failures
Corrosion Product Sampling
Effective Total Iron and Total Copper Sampling and Analysis
Types of corrosion
General Surface Corrosion
Flow Accelerated Corrosion and Fluid Erosion
Underdeposit Attack
Fatigue and Corrosion Fatigue
Creep and Creep Fatigue
Fire or Gas Side Erosion or Attack
Other Mechanisms (Hydrogren Embrittlement, Stress-Corrosion Cracking etc.)
d) Steam / Water Cycle Treatments and Monitoring
Treatment Programs
Ammonia and Neutralizing Amines
Filming Amines
All-volatile Treatment (O or R)
Oxygenated Treatment
Phosphate Treatments
Caustic Treatment
Cycle Chemistry Program Selection
Optimization of Current Program
Selection of Alternative Programs

e) Power Plant Chemistry Monitoring, Control and Management
Inter-relationship of Chemistry Monitoring Parameters
pH / Specific Conductivity Relationships
Contaminant / Cation Conductivity Relationships
Predicting O2 and CO2 Absorption
Inter-relationship of Chemistry Parameters around the Cylce
Condensate / Makeup
Diagnosing and Troubleshooting Cycle Chemistry Issues
Trends and Validation Techniques
f) Introduction to Water Treatment
Fundamentals of Water
Impurities in Water
Water Quality Parameters
Waterside Materials
g) Raw Water to Make-up
Objective of Treatments
Basic Treatment Technologies
h) In-Boiler Water Chemistry Basics
Feedwater and Condensate
Boiler Water
Steam Purity
i) Water Treatment Equipments
·       Filters
·       Clarifiers
·       Ion-exchangers
·       Reveres Osmosis
·       Ultra Filteration
·       Effluent Treatment Plant
·       Sewage Treatment Plant
j) Environmental Chemistry
·       Stack monitoring
·       Ambient Air Quality Monitoring
·       National Standards for environmental parameters
·       Basic Knowledge about MPCB/CPCB/MoEF/Consent
·       Causes of pollution. Abatement of pollution
·       Pollution controlling & Monitoring equipment

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MAHAGENCO Engineer Exam Pattern 

Topics Questions Marks Duration
Technical Subjects

60 120 2 Hrs
Aptitude Test 60 60
Total 80 180


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Post Name Domain Required Topics

























Asst. Engineer



Technical & Non technical

Verbal Ability
Quantitative Ability
Logical Reasoning
Objective English



Degree Electrical

Power Electronics
A C machine
Analog Circuits
Control System
DC Machine
Digital Electronics
Electrical Basics
Network theory



Degree Electronics

Control Systems
Digital Electronics and Logic Design
Electronics Devices and Circuits
Micro processor/Microcontrollers
Operational Amplifiers
Power Electronics
Principles of Communication engineering


Degree Electronics & Power

AC power transmissions
Bulk power transmissions
Distribution of power
Generation of electrical power
Electronics & Communication/Basics



Degree Electronics & Telecomm

Analog Circuits
Integrated Circuits and Digital Electronics
Micro Processor and Micro Controllers
Other Electronic Devices
Semiconductors and Transistor Devices





Degree Mechanical

Applied Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics
Hydraulic Machines
Machine Design
Pipe and Fitting
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Theory of machines
Welding Technology
Workshop Technology



Degree Intrumentation

Control System
Digital Circuits
Micro processors &Microcontrollers
Transistors & OPAMPS


Post Name Domain Required Topics



















Asst. Engineer















Degree Power Engineering

Switchgear & Protections
Thermal Power Plant Operation &Performance
Power Plant Maintenance Practices
Power Plant Operation Practices
Elective I-Non-Conventional Energy Sources
Power Plant Projects
Steam Turbines &Its Auxiliaries
Machine Design
Thermal Power Plant Commissioning
Energy Conversion
Turbo Generator & its Auxiliaries
Industrial Economics & Management
Thermal Power Plant Control & Instrumentation
Power Generation Techniques
Steam Generators & its Auxiliaries
Heat Transfer
Auto Control
Thermal Power Station Layout, Common Aux. & Safety
Environmental Management
Theory of Machines
Engineering Thermodynamics
Digital Circuits
Basic Electrical Machines
Fluid Power
Material Science & Metallurgy
Manufacturing Process
Network Analysis
Electronic Devices & Circuits




Degree Computer Engineering

Digital Logic
Computer Organization & Architecture
Programming & Data Structure
Theory of Computation
Compiler Design
Operating System

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