# OIL India Senior Officer Syllabus 2021 PDF – Download Exam Pattern Here!!!!

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## OIL India Syllabus 2021:

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### OIL India Senior Officer Syllabus 2021:

#### Senior Officer (Drilling)

Section 1: Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra: Matrax algebra, systems of linear equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Calculus: Functions of single variable, limit, continuity and differentiability, mean value theorems, indeterminate forms; evaluation of definite and improper integrals; double and triple integrals; partial 53 derivatives, total derivative, Taylor series (in one and two variables), maxima and minima, Fourier series; gradient, divergence and curl, vector identities, directional derivatives, line, surface and volume integrals, applications of Gauss, Stokes and Green’s theorems.

Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear); higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients; Euler-Cauchy equation; initial and boundary value problems; Laplace transforms; solutions of heat, wave and Laplace’s equations.

Complex variables: Analytic functions; Cauchy-Riemann equations; Cauchy’s integral theorem and integral formula; Taylor and Laurent series.

Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability, sampling theorems, conditional probability; mean, median, mode and standard deviation; random variables, binomial, Poisson and normal distributions.

Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations; integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules; single and multi-step methods for differential equations.

Section 2: Applied Mechanics and Design

Engineering Mechanics: Free-body diagrams and equilibrium; trusses and frames; virtual work; kinematics and dynamics of particles and of rigid bodies in plane motion; impulse and momentum (linear and angular) and energy formulations, collisions. Mechanics of Materials: Stress and strain, elastic constants, Poisson’s ratio; Mohr’s circle for plane stress and plane strainthin cylinders; shear force and bending moment diagrams; bending and shear stresses; deflection of beams; torsion of circular shafts; Eule/s theory of columns; energy methods; thermal stresses strain gauges and rosettes; testing of materials with universal testing machine; testing of hardness and impact strength.

Theory of Machines: Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms; dynamic analysis of linkages; cams; gears and gear trains; flywheels and governors; balancing of reciprocating and rotating masses; gyroscope’ Vibrations: Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems’ effect of damping; vibration isolation; resonance; critical speeds of shafts’ MachineDesign:Designforstaticanddynamicloading;failuretheories;fatiguestrength and the S-N diagram; principles of the design of machine elements such as bolted’ riveted and welded joints; shafts, gears, rolling and sliding contact bearings’ brakes and clutches’
springs.

Section 3: Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences

FluidMechanics:Fluidproperties;fluidstatics,manometry,buoyancy’forceson bodies, stability of floating bodies; control-volume analysis of mass’ momentum and energy; fluid acceleration; differential equations of continuity and momentum;Bernoulli’sequation;dimensionalanalYsis;viscousflowofincompressible fluids, boundary layer, elementary turbulent flow, flow through pipes’ head losses in pipes, bends and fittings.

Heat-Transfer:Modesofheattransfer;onedimensionalheatconduction’resistance correct and electrical analogy, heat transfer through. fins; unsteady heat conduction’ lumped parameter system, “neisler’s charts; thermal boundary layer’ dimensionless in free and forced convective heat transfer’ heat transfer correlations for flow. if., plates and through pipes; heat exchanger performance’ LMTD and NTU methods; ” heat transfer’ Stefan- Boltzmann law’ Wien’s, black and grey surfaces’ view factors’ radiation network analysis’ Thermodynamics: Thermodynamic systems and processes; properties of pure substances, behavior of ideal and first laws of thermodynamics’ calculation of work and heat in various processes; second law of thermodynamics; thermodynamic property charts and tables, availability and irreversibility; thermodynamic relations

Applications: Power Engineering: Air and gas compressors; vapour and gas power cycles, concepts of re8eneration and reheat’ l’C’ Engines: Air-standard Otto’ Diesel and dual and air conditioning: Vapour and gas refrigeration and heat pump of moist air, psychrometric 64 chart’ basic psychrometric processes’ Turbo machinery: reaction principles’ velocity diagrams’ Pelton-wheel’ Francis and KaPlan turbines’

Section 4: Materials, Manufacturing and industrial Engineering

Engineering Materials: Structure and properties of engineering materials, phase diagrams, heat treatment, stress-strain diagrams for engineering materials. Casting, Forming and Joining Processes: Different types of castings, design of patterns, molds and cores; solidification and cooling; riser and gating design. Plastic deformation and yield criteria; fundamentals of hot and cold working processes; load estimation for bulk (forging, rolling, extrusion, drawing) and sheet (shearing, deep drawing, bending) metal forming process; principles of powder metallurgy. Principles of welding, brazing, soldering and adhesive bonding.

Machining and Machine Tool Operations: Mechanics of machining; basic machine tools; single and multipoint cutting tools, tool geometry and materials, tool life and wear; economics of machining; principles of non-traditional machining processes; principles of
work holding, design of jigs and fixtures.

Metrology and inspection: Limits, fits and tolerances; linear and angular measurements; comparators; gauge design; interferometry; form and finish measurement; alignment and testing methods; tolerance analysis in manufacturing and assembly. Computer integrated Manufacturing: Basic concepts of CAD/CAM and their integration tools.

Production Planning and Control: Forecasting models, aggregate production planning, scheduling, materials requirement planning. inventory Control: Deterministic models; safety stock inventory control systems.

Operations Research: Linear programming, simplex method, transportation, assignment, network flow models, simple queuing models, PERT and CPM.

#### Senior Officer (Geology):

Part A: Common Section

Earth and Planetary system-size, shape, internal structure and composition of the earth; concept of isostasy; elements of seismology- body and surface waves, propagation of body waves in the earth’s interior; Gravitational field of the Earth; geomagnetism and paleomagnetism; continental drift; plate tectonics- relationship with earthquakes, volcanism and mountain building; continental and oceanic crust-composition, structure and thickness.

Weathering and soil formation; landforms created by river, wind, glacier ocean and volcanoes. Basic structural geology – stress, strain and material response; brittle and ductile deformation; nomenclature and classification of folds and faults. Crystallography – basic crystal symmetry and concept of point groups. Mineralogy – silicate crystal structure and determinative mineralogy of common rock forming minerals. Petrology- mineralogy and classification of common igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

Geological time scale- geochronology and absolute time. Stratigraphic principles; major stratigraphic divisions of lndia. Geological and geographical distribution of mineral, coal and petroleum resources of lndia.

Introduction of remote sensing. Engineering properties of rocks and soils. Ground water geology.

Principles and applications of gravity, magnetic, electrical, electromagnetic, seismic and radiometric methods of prospecting for oil, mineral and ground water; introductory well logging.

Part B (section -1) : Geology
Geomorphic processes and agents; development and evolution of landforms; slope and drainage; process in deep oceanic and near-shore regions; quantitative and applied geomorphology.

Mechanism of rock deformation; primary and secondary structures; geometry and genesis of folds, faults, .loints and unconformities; cleavage, schistosity and lineation; methods of projection; taconites and their significance; shear zones; superposed folding; basement-cover relationship.

Crystallography – symmetry, forms and twining; crystal chemistry; optical mineralogy, classification of minerals, diagnostic physical and optical properties of rock- forming minerals.

cosmic abundance of elements; meteorites; geochemical evolution of the earth; geochemical cycles; distribution of major, minor and trace elements in crust and mantle; elements of geochemical thermodynamics; isotopegeo chemistry; geochemistry of waters including solution equilibria and water-rock interaction’

lgneousrocks-classification,formsandtextures;magmaticdifferentiation;binaryand ternary phase diagrams; major and trace elements as monitors of partial melting and magma evolutionary processes. Sedimentary rocks- texture and structure; sedimentary processes and environments, sedimentary facies’ provencance and basin analysis’ Metamorphic rocks – structure and textures’

Physico- Chemical conditions of metamorphism and concept of metamorphic facies, grade and baric types; metamorphism of politic, mafic and impure carbonate rocks; role of fluids in metamorphism; metamorphic P-T-t paths and their tectonic significance’ Association of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks with tectonic setting’ lgneous and metamorphic provinces and important sedimentary basins of lndia

Morphology, classification and geological significance of important invertebrates’ verebrates, plant fossils and microfossils’ PrinciplesofStratigraphyandconceptsofcorrelation-lithostratigraphy,biostratigraphy and chronostratigraphic. lndian stratigraphy – Precambrian and Phanerozoic Overview of Himalayan Geology.

Ore-Mineralogy and optical properties of ore minerals; ore forming processes ore-rock association (magmatic, hydrothermal, sedimentary, supergene and metamorphogenicores);fluid inclusions asanoregenetic tool. Coal and petroleum geology; marine mineral resources. Prospecting and exploration of economic mineral deposits-sampling, ore reserve estimation, geostatistics, mingling methods Ore dress and mineral economics. origin and distribution of mineral, fossil and nuclear fuel deposits in lndia.

Engineering properties of rocks and soils, rocks as construction materials; role of geology in the construction of engineering structures including dams’ tunnels and excavation sites; natural hazards. Ground water geology- exploration, well hydraulics and water quality.Basicprinciplesofremotesensing_energySourcesandradiationprinciples, atmospheric absorption, interaction of energy with earth’s surface, aerial-photo interpretation, multispectral remote sensing in visible, infrared, thermal lR and microwave regions, digital processing of satellite images. GIS _ basic concepts, raster and vector mode operations.

#### Senior Officer (Geophysics):

Part A: Common Section
Earth and Planetary system-size, shape, internal structure and composition of the earth; concept of isostasy; elements of seismology- body and surface waves, propagation of body waves in the earth’s interior; Gravitational field of the Earth; geomagnetism and paleomagnetism; continental drift plate tectonics- relationship with earthquakes, volcanism and mountain building; continental and oceanic crust-composition, structure and thickness.

Weathering and soil formation; landforms created by river, wind, glacier ocean and volcanoes. Basic structural geology – stress, strain and material response; brittle and ductile deformation; nomenclature and classification of folds and faults. Crystallography – basic crystal symmetry and concept of point groups. Mineralogy – silicate crystal structure and determinative mineralogy of common rock forming minerals. Petrology- mineralogy and classification of common igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

Geological time scale- geochronology and absolute time. Stratigraphic principles; major stratigraphic divisions of lndia. Geological and geographical distribution of mineral, coal and petroleum resources of lndia.

introduction of remote sensing. Engineering properties of rocks and soils. Ground water geology.

Principles and applications of gravity, magnetic, electrical, electromagnetic, seismic and radiometric methods of prospecting for oil, mineral and ground water; introductory well logging.

Part B (Section-2): Geophysics

The earth as a planeu different motions of the earth; gravity field of the earth, Clairaut’s theorem, size and shape of earth; geomagnetic field, paleomagnetism; Geothermic and heat flow; seismology and interior of the earth; variation of density, velocity, pressure, temperature, electrical and magnetic properties of the earth; earthquakes-causes and measurements, magnitude and intensity, focal mechanisms, earthquake quantification, source characteristics, seism tectonics and seismic hazards; digital seismographs, Scalar and vector potential fields; Laplace, Maxwell and Helmholtz equations for solution of different types of boundary value problems in Cartesian, cylindrical and spherical polar coordinates;Green’stheorem;lmagetheory;integralequationsinpotentialtheory; Eikonal equation and Ray theory.

Absolute and relative gravity measurements; Gravimeters, Land, airborne, shipborne and bore-hole gravity surveys; various corrections for gravity data reduction – free air’ Borgr”. arid isostatic anomalies; density estimates of rocks; regional and residual gravity separation; principal of equivalent stratum; data enhancement techniques’ upward and downward continuation; derivative maps, wavelength filtering; preparation and analysis of gravity maps; gravity anomalies and their interpretation – anomalies due to irregular shaped bodies, depth rules, calculation of mass. Elements of Earth’s magnetic field, units of measurement, magnetic susceptibility of rocks and measurements, magnetometers, Land, airborne and marine magnetic surveys’ Various corrections applied to magnetic data, IGRF, Reduction to Pole transformation, Poisson.s relation of gravity and magnetic potential field, preparation of magnetic maps’ upward  and downward continuation, magnetic anomalies- geometrical shaped bodies, depth estimates, lmage processing concepts in processing of magnetic anomaly maps;
lnterpretation oi processed magnetic anomaly data. Applications of gravity and magnetic methods for mineral and oil exploration’ Conduction of electricity through rocks, electrical conductivities of metals, non metals, rock forming minerals and different rocks, concepts of D’C’ resistivity measurement’ various electrode configurations for resistivity sounding and profiling, application of filter . multi-layered structures’ parameters’ reduction of layers, coefficient of anisotropy, interpretation of resistivity field data’ equivalence and self-potential and its origin, field measurement’ induced polarization’ time

and frequency domain lP measurements; interpretation and applications of lP’ ground- water exploration, mineral exploration, environmental and engineering applications.

Basic concept of E Minduction in the earth, Skin-depth, ellipticpolarization,in phase and  quadrature components, Various EM methods’ measurements in different source- receiver configurations,. Earth’s natural electromagnetic field, tellurics, magneto-tellurics; geomagnetic -depth sounding principles, electromagnetic profiling’ Time domain EM method, EM scale modeling, processing of EM data and interpretation’ Geological applications including groundwater, mineral and hydrocarbon exploration’ Seismic methods of prospecting; Elastic properties of earth materials; Reflection’ refraction and CDP surveys; land and marine seismic sources, generation and propagation of elastic waves, velocity –  depth models, geophones, hydrophones’ recording instruments(DFS),digitalformats,fieldlayouts,seismicnoisesandnoiseprofileanalysis, optimum geophone grouping, noise cancellation by shot and geophone arrays’ 2D and 3D seismic data acquisition, processing and interpretation; CDP stacking charts’ binning’ filtering,dip-moveout,staticanddynamiccorrections’Dlgitalseismlcdataprocessing’
seismic deconvolution and migration methods, attribute analysis, bright and dim spots’ seismic stratigraphy, high resolution seismic, VSP’ AVO’ Reservoir geophysics

Geophysical signal processing, sampling theorem, aliasing, Nyquist frequency, Fourier series, periodic waveform, Fourier and Hilbert transform, Z-transform and wavelet transform; power spectrum, delta tunction, auto correlation, cross correlation, convolution, deconvolution, principles of digital filters, windows, poles and zeros’ Principles and techniques of geophysical well-logging, SP, resistivity, induction, gamma ray, neutron, density, sonic, temperature, dip meter, caliper, nuclear magnetic, cement bond logging, micro-logs. Quantitative evaluation of formations from well logs; well hydraulics and application of geophysical methods of groundwater study; application of bore hole geophysics in ground water, mineral and oil exploration’ Basic concepts of forward and inverse problems, lll-posedness of inverse problems, condition number, non-uniqueness and stability of solutions; 11, L2 and Lp norms, overdetermined, underdetermined and mixed determined inverse problems, quasi-linear and non-linear methods including Tikhonov’s regularization method, singular value Decomposing, Backus-Gilbert, simulated annealing, genetic algorithms and artificial neural network.

Geodynamics, Physical & Structural Geology, Mineralogy, Petrology: Plate tectonics & formation of rocks in plate tectonic settings. Physical and structural Geology, introduction to geology, scope and sub disciplines, weathering agents, landslides and volcanic activity, representation of altitude, Dip and strike, outcrops, outlier and inlier, folds, faults, unconformities, joints and their classification, criteria of their recognition, clinometer compass and its use. Mineral – its definition and mode of occurrence, physical properties of minerals like form, colour, lustre, streak’ cleavage, fracture, hardness and specific gravity, physical characters and chemical composition of the following rock forming minerals, quartz, orthoclase, Microcline, Plagioclase, Nepheline, Muscovite, Biotite, Augite, Hornblende, Olivine, Garnet, Epidote, calcite and Beryl, Graphite, Tourmalilne, Talc, Kaolinite, Kyanite and corundum. Petrology – Rock- its definition, classification and distinguishing characteristics of lgneous, sedimentary and Metamorphic rocks forms of lgneous rocks, elementary ideas regarding formation, texture and structure of lgneous, sedimentary and Metamorphic rocks, brief petrographic description and occurrences of the following rocks: Granite, syenite, Gabbro, Rhyolite, Dolerite, Basalt, Conglomerate, Breccia, Sandstone, Limestone, Shale, Gneiss, Schist, Quartzite and Marble

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