SAIL OCTT, ACTT Written Test Previous year Sample Questions for Operator-cum-Technician (Trainee) & Attendant-cum-Technician recruitment Examination

SAIL Bokaro, Bhilai, Rourkela steel plant recruitment of Operator-cum-Technician (Trainee) & Attendant-cum-Technician sample papers, previous year paper for the written examination

Recent Updates: Steel Authority of India(SAIL) Burnpur has recently declared the vacancy for 432 post of Attendant and Operator cum Technician. Candidates can check the details from the here. This is a massive recruitment drive hence this would be golden opportunity for those who have done diploma and are looking for the career in the Steel Industry.

The Pay scale of SAIL has also increased considerably in last few years for the same post as the candidates who would be selected now onward would be having a better salary. Coming back to written examination, the date of the examination is not yet published on the official website however candidates can start preparing for the exam from the books and the sample question given below.

SAIL OCTT, ACTT Written Test Details
Steel Authority of India(SAIL) provides various jobs for the post of Operator-cum-Technician (Trainee) & Attendant-cum-Technician (Trainee) in its various plant including Burnpur, Bokaro, Bhilai, Rourkela steel plants, Company conducts written examination before selection of candidates in various departments. Thousands of candidates appear in the examination so its tough to compete. Candidates who want to prepare for the examination the n this page is for yours as we will provide sample questions which will certainly help you to score well in the examination. The details of the exam is given below.

Vacancies details
 With a turnover of Rs. 49,350 crore, the company is one of the biggest steal producing segment so their are thousands of candidates who want to get this dream job specially those who want to make their career in core companies. We suggest you to do well in the examination, for this you need to prepare for the examination. In this page we will provide you sample questions similar to that questions may be asked in the examination. Since SAIL keeps on changing its marks distribution of its various sections i.w both Technical test which will include mcq from your Discipline & Non technical mcq including Reasoning, Aptitude, General Awareness & English Language. The list below provided you complete information.

Technical Part
This part will include more or less around 100 questions related to your stream which may be Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgy etc. Below is given the list of important topics related to ypur stream based on which mqc may come in your examination.

Elements of Mechanical Engineering (Fuels and Combustion, Properties of gases, Properties of Steam, Steam Boilers, Heat Engines, Internal Combustion Engines, Speed Control, Pumps, Couplings, Clutches and Brakes, Air Compressors, Transmission of Motion and Power)

Ques: The efficiency and work ratio of a simple gas turbine cycle are
A. low
B. very low
C. high
D. very high

Ques:  The unit of angular acceleration is
A. N-m
B. m/s
C. m/s2

Ques: Which of the following is the lightest and most volatile liquid fuel?
A. Gasoline
B. Kerosene
C. Fuel oil
D. Nitrogen

Electrical/ Electronics
Elements of Electrical Engineering(D.C. Circuits, Electrostatics & Capacitance, Electro magnetics, Single Phase A.C. Circuits, Electrical Wiring, Batteries, Cables, Electrical Wiring)
Basic Electronics(Semiconductors, Diode Characteristics, Transistor Characteristics, Power Circuits and Systems)
Circuits And Networks(Circuit Theorems, Circuit Variables and Circuit Elements, Laplace Transform Analysis, Two –Port Networks)
Analog & Digital Electronics
Control theory
Electrical Power
High Voltage Engineering
Theory of Electromagnetic

Recommended Book
Ques:  Resistance is measured in
A. henries 
B. ohms
C. hertz 
D. watts

Ques:  How much voltage is needed to produce 2.5 A of current through a 200  resistor?
A. 50 V
B. 500 V
C. 80 V
D. 8 V

Ques:  Fourteen milli amperes can be expressed as
A. 14 MA
B. 14 µA
C. 14 kA
D. 14 mA

Ques: The attraction between the nucleus and valence electron of copper atom is
D.either zero or strong

Ques: On which of the following voltage range settings will a voltmeter present the minimum load on a circuit?
A. 1 V
B. 50 V
C. 500 V
D. 1,000 V

Ques: The unit of electrical charge is the
A. coulomb
B. joule
C. volt
D. watt

Ques: In 0.050 W, there are
A. 50 kW
B. 0.00050 mW
C. 5,000 µW
D. 50 mW

To step 120 V ac up to 900 V ac, the turns ratio must be
A. 75
B. 750
C. 7.5
D. 0.13

Ques: The formula to find I when the values of V and R are known is
A. I = VR
B. I = R/V
C. V = IR
D. I = V/R

Metal Forming Processes 
Rolling, Forging, Extrusion, Fracture, Creep & Fatigue
Introduction to Metal Forming:
Metallurgical aspects of metal forming, slip, twinning mechanics of plastic deformation, effects of temperature, strain rate, micro structure and friction in metal forming-yield criteria and their significance, Classification of Metal Forming Processes, Advantages and Limitations, Stress strain relations in elastic and plastic deformation, concept of flow stresses, deformation mechanisms, Hot and Cold Working Processes and It’s Effect on Mechanical Properties
Iron Making
Non - Ferrous Extractive Metallurgy
Foundry Technology
Fuels, Furnaces and Refractory
Powder Metallurgy
Alloy Design
Non Destructive Testing
Metal Joining Process

Sample questions

Critical value of the Gibbs energy of nucleation at equilibrium temperature is 
(A) zero
(B) infinite
(C) positive
(D) negative

Which one of the following does NOT improve fatigue life of a steel component? 
(A) Nitriding
(B) Decarburization
(C) Improving surface finish
(D) Shot-peening

Risers are NOT required for casting 
(A) stainless steel
(B) plain carbon steel
(C) grey cast iron
(D) white cast iron

Which one of the following is a ferrite stabilizer in steels?

Q.6 Which of the following is NOT a solid state welding process?
(A) Friction stir welding
(B) Ulirasonic welding
(C) Explosive welding
(D) Flux cored arc welding

Q.7 In a sound casting. the last liquid to solidify is in the
(A) runner
(B) riser
(C) gate
(D) vent

Industrial Instruments(System Thermometry,Expansion Thermometers, Radiation Thermometers, Thermo couples, Pressure Measurement-Manometers, Elastic Types, Vacuum Measurement , Level Management)

Instrumentation Systems(Instrument Project Control, Engineering Design Criteria, Control Centers and Panels, Engineering Graphical Symbols)

Sample Questions
Which of the following is an undesirable dynamic characteristic of an instrument ?
1.   Dead zone
2.   Time lag
3.   Static error
4.   Reproducibility

The smallest change in measured value to which the instrument will respond is called

The household energy meter is
A. indicating instrument
B. recording instrument
C. integrating instrument
D. none of the above

A dynamometer watt meter is connected in ac circuit. 
The reading will be
A. V-A product
B. average power
C. peak power
D. instantaneous power

The measured power is
A. rms power
B. average power
C. peak power
D. instantaneous power

Civil Engineering 
Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics,
Irrigation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering.
Structural Engineering – Theory of Structures, Concrete Technology, RCC Design, Steel Design

Sample Question:
Ques The coefficient of compressiblity of soil, is the ratio of
(a)   stress to strain
(b)   stress to settlement
(c)   rate of loading to that of settlement.
(d)   strain to stress

Ques The height of the sink of wash basin above floor level is kept
(a)  60 cm
(b)   70 cm
(c)   75 cm to 80 cm
(d)   80 cm

Ques An industrial building have
(a) A.C.sheet roof
(b) Rolling iron shutter
(c) Steel truss
(d) All

Ques Bungalow is a type of
(a) Detached building
(b) Semi detached building
(c) Row house
(d) None

Ques:As per Principal of Planning—Privacy ,door should be located at
(a) Center
(b) Corner
(c) top
(d) At any location

Ques:The compass box is made of 
(a) Iron
(b) Aluminum
(c) Brass
(d) Steel

Ques:Ranging is defined as 
(a) Measuring the distance from starting point
(b) Measuring the distance from end point
(c) Establishing intermediate point on a chain line
(d) To take an offset from the chain line

Ques:The main principle of surveying is to work from
(a) Part to the whole
(b) Whole to the part
(c) Higher to lower level
(d) Lower to higher level

Ques: The minimum water content at which the soil just begins to crumble when rolled into threads 3 mm in diameter, is known
A.liquid limit
B. plastic limit
C. shrinkage limit
D. permeability limit.

Ques: Accurate determination of water content, is made by
A.calcium carbide method
B.sand bath method
C.alcohol method
D.oven-drying method.

.....for more such questions we recommend you to buy this book

Non Technical Part
This part will include questions from the following sections
This section will test your reasoning ability, the questions wil be like

Ques: Which number follows this series
1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, __ ?
a) 40, b) 34, c) 25, d) 50

Then KAFG = ???

Quantitative Aptitude: This section will test your quantitative skills. The mcq from this section are based on 
Time & Work
Time, Speed & Distance
Ratio & Proportion
Average & Partnership

Sample Questions
Ques: Kantilal makes 80 kg of sugar worth of Rs 6.75 per kg with 120 kg worth of Rs 8 per kg. At what rate shall he sell the mixture to gain 20%.
a) Rs 7.50
b) 9
c) 8.20
d) 8.85

Ques: The simple interest at x% from x years will be Rs x on a sum of ?
a) Rs 100x
b) 100/x
c) 10x
d) 1000x

Ques: Log 0/ Log 1 is
a) 1
b) 0
c) infinity
d) None of the above

Ques: In a mixture of 60 liters, the ratio of milk & water is 2:1. If the ratio of the milk & water is to be 1:2, then the amount of water to be further added is "
a) 20 liters
b) 30 liters
c) 40 liters
d) 60 liters

Ques: If the radius of a circle is decreased by 50%, its area will decrease by 50%, its area will be decreased by ?
a) 25%
b) 50%
c) 75%
d) None of these

Ques: The volume of the pyramid (in cubic cm) of base area 16 sq. cm and heght 9cm is :
a) 36
b) 48
c) 72
d) 144

Ques: How many two digit number are divisible by 7 ?
a) 13, b) 14, c) 15, d) None

Ques: The Geometric mean between 16 & 81 is ?
a) 20
b) 36
c) 49
d) 50

Ques: The 8th term of the GP 2, 6, 9, 12, 15, ___ is ?
a) 2187
b) 4374
c) 1098
d) 3682

Ques: The odd in favor of event are 3:5. The probability of occurrence of the event is
a) 3/5
b) 3/8
c) 1/3
d) 1/5

General Awareness: This section will test your General Knowledge & Knowledge of Current Affairs
Sample Topics
Prime Minister’s Visit to US
India’s Mars Mission: a Fact File
India Successfully Launches PSLV-C23
Modi Swach abhiyan will be a success ?

Indian Companies vs Foreign MNC's
Bharti Walmart Discussion
Coal scam singes Birla, PMO
US government shutdown ends as Republicans blink
Cyclone Phailin hits Odisha, AP
ASI starts gold hunt in U.P. village
World Bank praises MNREGA job scheme
EC disallows launch of LPG scheme in poll-bound states
Rail wheel manufacturing unit inaugurated in Rae Bareli
Reserve 3% govt. jobs for disabled–SC
India to have separate ASEAN Mission
India signs MoUs with 7 countries for Nalanda University
India 63rd on 2013 Global Hunger Index
US Ship with unauthorised weapons detained off TN coast
India, Nepal organise exercise ‘Surya Kiran’
President pays tribute to Indian martyrs of WW I:
129th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting organised
India to be world’s most populous nation by 2050– Study
Former Union Minister Mohan Dharia passes away
15th Mumbai Film Festival awards


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