MPSC AE (Assistant Engineer)

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) conducts the MPSC AE exam to recruit Assistant Engineers for various government departments in the state.

MPSC AE exam offers a golden opportunity for engineering graduates to contribute to the development of Maharashtra.

Assistant Engineers often manage projects, site inspections, and technical evaluations. They collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, prepare reports, and provide technical expertise to facilitate the efficient execution of engineering projects.

Engineering graduates who aspire to pursue their career as Assistant Engineer in the Maharashtra State Engineering Services can appear for this examination.

MPSC AE:  Important Highlights

The important details and dates for the MPSC AE exam are given below.

MPSC Assistant Engineer: Highlights
Exam Conducting Authority Maharashtra Public Service Commission
Post Assistant Engineer
Selection Process Written Test, Interview
MPSC AE Exam Date To be notified later
Official Website

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidate must have a regular 4-year Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks. .

Age Limit

The age limit for the post of BPSC AE will be as follows: -

  • General: 38 years
  • Reserved Categories: Age relaxation as per government norms

Language: Knowledge of the Marathi language is mandatory.

Selection Process

The selection process is conducted in three stages:  

  1. Preliminary Examination:
    • Objective-type multiple-choice questions
    • General knowledge and engineering fundamentals
  2. Mains Examination:
    • Two written papers (200 marks each)
    • Only shortlisted candidates from the prelims appear in the mains.
  3. Preliminary Examination:
    • Assesses personality, communication skills, and suitability for the role
    • Final selection based on combined performance in all stages


The MPSC official website publishes all exam notifications.

The detailed exam pattern for each stage is available in the official notification.

Several coaching institutes and online platforms offer study materials and mock tests.

Selected candidates get appointed as Assistant Engineers in various government departments, handling diverse projects and contributing to the state's infrastructure development.

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