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BPSC AE- Bihar Public Service Commission – Assistant Engineer

BPSC AE Recruitment 2020 – Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Vacancy & Cut Off

Bihar Public Service Commission conducts exam for the recruitment of Assistant Engineers in the State Engineering Services for technical Graduates. The BPSC will conduct the AE Written exam soon. The exam date of the BPSC AE Exam 2020 has not been declared by the Commission. The exam will be held in offline mode as per the latest information by the Commission. The exam for BPSC AE will be held in objective multiple-choice format. The candidates who will qualify the written exam will be selected for the next round of the recruitment by BPSC. The complete details of the BPSC AE exam are given below along with the official syllabus.

Admit Card and exam date would be released soon.

BPSC AE: Important Dates

The important dates for the BPSC AE exam are given below.

Event Date
Release of BPSC AE Notification 2020 30 April 2020
Start Date of BPSC Registration & Application Process 4 May 2020
Last Date of BPSC Registration 20 June 2020
Last Date of BPSC Application Process 30 June 2020
Last Date to pay application fee 26 June 2020
BPSC AE Admit Card 2020 To be notified soon
BPSC AE Exam Date To be notified soon
BPSC AE: Exam Pattern

The first stage of the BPSC AE exam is the written examination. The exam is held offline is of total 600 marks. Out of the total of 600 marks, 400 marks are allotted for the compulsory papers while 200 marks are allotted for the optional papers.

Compulsory Paper consists of following subjects:

General English, General Hindi, General Studies and General Engineering Science

Optional Papers consists of following subjects:

Civil Engineering 1 and Civil Engineering 2

Compulsory Papers
Name of Test Paper Type Duration Total Marks
General English Objective 1 Hr 100
General Hindi Objective 1 Hr 100
General Studies Objective 1 Hr 100
General Engineering Science Objective 1 Hr 100
Optional Papers
Name of Test Paper Type Duration Total Marks
Optional Paper – 1 Objective 1 Hr 100
Optional Paper– 2 Objective 1 Hr 100
  • General Hindi and General English subjects are just qualifying in nature. The candidates need to score a minimum of 30 marks in both the papersin order to qualify for the selection.
  • Candidates need to compulsorily obtain minimum qualifying marks (as prescribed in the notification) to pass the exam.

Minimum Qualifying Marks for each category is as follows:

Category Minimum Qualifying Marks
General 40%
Backward Classes 36.5%
Extremely Backward Class (EBC) 34%
SC/ST/PwD/Women 32%
BPSC AE: Syllabus

The detailed syllabus for the BPSC AE exam is given below.

General Studies
  • Polity
  • Economy
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Current Affairs
  • Static GK
  • Awards & Honours
  • Currencies & Capitals
  • Geography
General English
  • Error Detection
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Jumbled Sentence
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Cloze Test
  • Sentence Improvement
  • One Word Substitution
General Hindi
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Hindi Grammar
General Engineering
  • Electrical Measuring Instrument
  • Energy Conversion
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Methodology of Constructions
  • Transport Phenomenon
  • Engineering Economy & Management
  • Engineering Materials
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Environment Engineering

Optional Papers:

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering I

  • Energy Conversion
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Transport Phenomenon
  • Engineering Economy & Management
  • Engineering Materials & Constructions
  • Surveying & Measurement
  • Elementary Engineering

Civil Engineering II

  • Soil Mechanics & Foundations
  • Structural Analysis
  • Structural Design
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Hydrology & Water Resources
  • Public Health Engineering
  • Hydraulic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering I

  • Steam Boilers
  • Refrigeration
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Hydrodynamics Power Transmission
  • Thermodynamics
  • I.C Engines
  • Heat Transfer
  • Turbines & Governing
  • Compressors
  • Gas turbine Cycle

Mechanical Engineering II

  • Theory of Machines
  • Engineering Materials
  • Machine Design.
  • The Strength of Materials
  • Production Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering I

  • I.C Engines.
  • Heat Transfer.
  • Turbines & Governing.
  • Compressors.
  • Gas turbine Cycle.
  • Steam Boilers.
  • Refrigeration.
  • Fluid Electrical.
  • Air Conditioning.
  • Heat Exchangers.
  • Hydrodynamics Power Transmission.
  • Thermodynamics.

Electrical Engineering II

  • Theory of Machines.
  • Engineering Materials.
  • Machine Design.
  • The Strength of Materials.
  • Production Engineering.
  • Industrial Engineering.

You can also check the Official Syllabus here: http://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in/Advt/NB-2020-03-05-03.pdf

BPSC AE 2020: Vacancy

The detailed distribution of BPSC AE 2020 vacancies is given below.

Category Total Vacancies
Civil 192
Mechanical 61
Electrical 02
Total 255
BPSC AE: Cut-Off

The previous year cut-off for the year 2019 is given below.

Category Cut Off Marks
Unreserved (Male) 78
Unreserved (Female) 46
SC 63
ST 71
EBC 71
BC 75