PPSC Warehouse Manager Syllabus 2022 Selection Process

PPSC Warehouse Manager Syllabus 2022 Selection Process

PPSC Warehouse Manager Syllabus 2022 Punjab PSC has released the detailed Warehouse Manager Syllabus Candidates Can Check PPSC Warehouse Manager (Group B) Selection Process & Here we are providing the Punjab PSC Warehouse Manager Exam Pattern

PPSC Warehouse Manager Syllabus 2022

PPSC Warehouse Manager Syllabus

Advt. No. 20224

Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) has announced the Recruitment of Warehouse Manager (Group B) Posts. Here in this Article we are Sharing the Detailed Syllabus & Selection Process of PPSC Warehouse Manager. All the Candidates Can Prepare According to the given Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Selection Process to Pass in All Examination. Candidates Can Prepare According to the Given Details and ask any queries related to given syllabus in the below comment box…….

Department Name Punjab PSC
Name of Vacant Posts Warehouse Manager (Group B)
No. of Vacancy 23 Posts
Application Submission Date 10.05.2022 to 30.05.2022
Selection Process Written Competitive Examination
Written Exam Pattern
No. of Questions
No. of Marks
Time Duration
Negative Marking
Minimum Passing Marks

Exam Pattern of Punjab PSC Warehouse Manager (Group B):

Exam Pattern for the Written Exam is as Follows:-

  • Exam Will be Objective Type.
  • Total Number of Questions in this exam will be 120 questions.
  • Each question carries 4 (four) marks and for each correct answer candidate will get 4 (four) marks.
  • Maximum Marks for this exam will be 480 marks.
  • Time allocated for this exam will be of two (02) hours duration.
  • The question paper will be in English Language only.
  • There will be Negative Marking (one mark for each question) in the written examination for questions wrongly answered ie, for each incorrect answer, 1 (One) mark will be deducted from the total score.
Topic No. of Questions Marks (Each Question carries 4 marks)
Questions from the Subject (Part A of Syllabus) 100 400
Questions from Logical Reasoning, Mental ability and General Knowledge (Part B of Syllabus) 20 80
Total 120 480

Exam Syllabus :

Exam Syllabus for Examination is given below :-


1. Quality Standards of Agri-produce & its Estimation

Post-harvest grain loss assessment methods, packaging and storage of food products. Effects of moisture, temperature and industrial processes on nutritional value of foods. Biochemical and microbiological changes during ripening, storage and processing of cereals, oil seeds, fruits, vegetables, milk, meat and their products. BIS and FCI standards for procurement of grains with specifications and refractions using standard analytical and rapid methods: Foreign matter, moisture content, broken and damaged grains. Biochemical separation methods and study of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, enzymes, co- enzymes, nucleic acid and essential oils. Types of micro- organisms, algae, fungi, bacteria and viruses.

2. Thermal and Environmental Control

Pyschrometry: Thermodynamic properties of moist air, construction of psychrometric charts, psychrometric processes and applications. Drying theory: thin layer and deep bed drying, principle, drying models, moisture ratio, type of dryers: tray dryer, hot air dryer, fluidized bed dryer, freeze dryer, solar dryer, drying methods: constant and falling rate periods, cooling load calculations for biological materials, Instruments for measurement and control of temperature and moisture; Thermal insulation materials for environmental control systems.

3. Storage Insect Pests and its control

Introduction, history and concepts of storage entomology. Post-harvest losses. Factors responsible for grain losses. Important pests namely insects, mites, rodents, birds and micro-organisms associated with stored grains and agricultural products. Association of stored grain insects with fungi and mites, their systematic position, identification, distribution, host range, biology, nature and extent of damage. Sources of infestation. Type of losses in stored grains and their effect on quality including biochemical changes. Ecology of insect pests of stored commodities. Stored grain deterioration process. Type of storage structures. Ideal storage conditions. Management of rodent and bird pests. Preventive and curative measures for the management of insect pests of stored grains. Characteristics of pesticides, their use and precautions in their handling with special emphasis on fumigants. Integrated approaches to stored grain pest management.

4. Grain Conveying and Handling System

Flow Study: Flow through hoppers, openings and ducts, Physical factors influencing flow characteristics. Mechanics of bulk solids. Types of conveying systems: belt, chain, screw, roller, pneumatic conveyors and bucket elevators. Food packaging requirements, Packaging materials and packaging design for different food materials. Mechanical properties of packaging material., barrier properties; water vapor transmission rate and their calculations. Mass transfer in packaging systems. Packages with view to transportation and storage of fresh and processed foods.

5. Storage Engineering

Storage requirements; Storage losses, factors/parameters influencing the shelf life of the stored product. Storage practices and structures (traditional and modern) for food grains; design of bulk storage and aeration system; analysis of heat moisture and gas transfer in bulk storage structures; bag storage structures, their design and management; storage of perishables – ventilated, refrigerated, cold and controlled atmosphere storage systems and their design; BIS standards on practices, equipment and design of storage structures and systems for food grains and other commodities. Quality management practices during grain storage, Production, distribution and storage capacity estimate models.

6. Warehousing and Inventory Management

Introduction, Objectives, Meaning of a Warehouse, Need for warehousing management, Evolution of warehousing, Role of a warehouse manager, Functions of Warehouses, Types of Warehouses, Warehouse layout and design; Physical control and security; Activity in warehouse / Safety, security, hygiene in warehouse, Warehousing Cost, Warehousing Strategies, Warehouse Management Systems, Benefits of warehousing, Role of government in warehousing, Characteristics of an ideal warehouse, Storing products in a warehouse, Warehouse Structure, Warehouse Operations, Equipment Used for a Warehouse. Warehousing — the way forward

7. Engineering properties of Bio-materials

Importance of engineering properties of biological materials in design of crop processing equipment; physical characteristics—shape, size, volume, sphericity, roundness, roundness ratio, shape factor, density true and apparent, porosity, angle of repose, co-efficient of internal and external frictions; optical properties-color and gloss; Dielectric and electrical properties—dielectric constant, dielectric loss tangent, electrical conductivity; Thermal properties—thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, specific heat, heat of respiration; Aerodynamic properties-terminal velocity, drag-coefficient.

8. Risk Management in Warehouse

Introduction to risk management, Impact and importance of risk, Difference between risk and uncertainty, Type of risks and risk classification system, Internal and external factors affecting risks, Risk management: Principle and objectives, Risk management standards: Scope, COSO ERM cube and features , Steps involved in risk management, Strategies, guidelines and protocols involved in risk management, Risk management documentation: Reports and recommendations, Risk response and improvement plans, Risk performance and certificate reports, Risk management responsibilities: Allocation, Internal audit and role of Chief risk officer (CRO), Risk management architecture and structure, Risk analysis and estimation methods, Preventive and precautionary measures, Control measures including insurance at warehouse, Risk minimization, Risk control techniques, Risk training and communication.


General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning & Mental Ability

(a) General Knowledge & Current Affairs

General Knowledge and Current affairs of National and International importance including:

  • Economic issues.
  • Polity issues.
  • Environment issues.
  • Science and Technology.
  • Any other current issues.
  • (a) History of India with special reference to Indian freedom struggle movement
  • (b) History of Punjab- 14th century onwards.

(b) Logical Reasoning & Mental Ability

  • Logical reasoning, analytical and mental ability
  • Basic numerical skills, numbers, magnitudes, percentage, numerical relation appreciation.
  • Data analysis, graphic presentation charts, tables, spreadsheets.

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