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APGENCO AE: Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Assistant Engineer (Trainee)

APGENCO Recruitment AE 2020 – Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Eligibility

Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited is an organization located in Andhra Pradesh which is engaged in power generating operations. AP GENCO was set up as per the recommendations of Hittenbhayya committee by the TDP Government. The various functions of the organization are:

  • Undertaking operation and maintenance of the power plants
  • Setting up new power projects
  • Upgrading the project's capacity

Every year, AP GENCO conducts an Entrance Exam for the recruitment to the post of Assistant Engineers (Trainee) for technical graduates. This is one of the most competitive exams in South India and due to the lucrative designation and remuneration provided by AP GENCO; students from North India participate in this Entrance exam too.

Notification and exam dates are yet not released.

AP GENCO AE: Important Dates
  • Date of Notification: To be Announced Soon
  • Date of Exam: To be Announced Soon
  • Date of Result: To be Announced Soon

AP GENCO: Exam Pattern

Candidates who apply for the entrance exam for Assistant Engineer posts in AP GENCO have to go through two rounds:

1. Written Exam

2. Personal Interview

Sections Subject Total Marks Duration of Exam
Section A Questions related to Core Discipline Knowledge 70 2 Hours
Section B Analytical Aptitude 30
Total Marks 100

The written exam is MCQ based.

The Analytical Aptitude Section will consist of the following:
  • Time & Distance.
  • Simplification.
  • Time & Work.
  • Percentages.
  • Interest.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Pipes & Cisterns.
  • Averages.
  • Data Interpretation
  • Boats & Streams etc.

  • Basics of Circuits and Measurement Systems.
  • Transducers, Mechanical Measurement and Industrial Instrumentation.
  • Analog Electronics.
  • Digital Electronics.
  • Signals, Systems, and Communications.
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements.
  • Control Systems and Process Control.
  • Analytical, Optical Instrumentation.

  • Strength Of Materials
  • Material Science and Metallurgy
  • Theory of Machines.
  • Vibrations.
  • The Design of Machine Elements.
  • Heat Transfer.
  • Thermodynamics.
  • Applied Thermodynamics.
  • Turbo Machines.
  • Metal Cutting and Machine Tools.
  • Foundry, Welding, and Forging.
  • Production and Operation Management.
  • Engineering Mechanics.
  • Fluid Mechanics And Machines.
  • Heat Power.
  • Air Compressor.
  • Refrigerator and Air-Conditioning.
  • Manufacturing Process.
  • Pattern Making.
  • Welding and Allied Processes.
  • Machine Tools

  • Electrical Circuits and Networks.
  • Control Systems.
  • Basic concepts.
  • Measurement and Measuring Instruments.
  • Analog and Digital Electronics.
  • Electrical Machines and Power Electronic Drives.
  • Power Systems
  • Circuit law.
  • Magnetic Circuit.
  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors.
  • AC Fundamentals.
  • Estimation and Costing.
  • Synchronous Machines.
  • Transmission and Distribution.
  • Generation.
  • Basic Electronics.
  • Utilization and Electrical Energy

  • The Strength of Materials and Theory of Structures.
  • Reinforced Concrete.
  • Steel Structure.
  • Geo-Technical Engineering.
  • Other Topics: Elements of Surveying.
  • Fluid Mechanics and Machinery

  • Analytical Instrumentation.
  • Basics of Circuits and Measurement Systems.
  • Analog Electronics.
  • Biomedical Instrumentation.
  • Control Systems and Process Control.
  • Industrial Instrumentation.
  • Digital Electronics.
  • Mechanical Measurement.
  • Electrical and Electronics Measurements.
  • Signals.
  • Transducers
  • Systems and Communications.
  • Optical Instrumentation.

Minimum Education Qualification:

Candidate applying for this post must have B.E/B.Tech. /A.M.I.E. degree from a recognized college or university in the desired stream for which he/she is applying.

Age Criteria:
  • The lower limit of age for the application is 18 years for General Category students.
  • The upper limit of age for the application is 42 years for General Category students.
  • A relaxation of 5 years in the upper limit of age will be given to all the candidates who are eligible for reservation.