BPSC AE 2022 Exam Dates Out – Check Vacancy, Exam Pattern & More

New Delhi, 7 September 2022, BPSC AE 2022: The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has released the schedule for the Assistant Engineer (AE) recruitment exam. Previously, the exams were postponed due to municipal elections, but the recruitment board has issued new dates.

As per the notification released on the official website – www.bpsc.bih.nic.in, the Assistant Engineer recruitment exam will be held on 10 November 2022. The exam is conducted for multiple branches, including Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

BPSC AE 2022 – Vacancy

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) will fill 286 vacant posts in multiple divisions, including Electrical/Mechanical/Civil Engineering in the Urban Development and Housing Department of Bihar.

Candidates can check division-wise vacancies from the table given below:

Division Vacancy
Civil Engineer 223
Assistant Mechanical Engineer 02
Assistant Chemical Engineer 61
Total 286

BPSC AE 2022 – Important Dates

The candidates must submit their applications on the Bihar Public Service Commission website within the allotted time frame, which is till 11 November 2022. After the submission of applications, the recruitment board will conduct offline exams to select candidates for the relevant positions.

The applicants are advised to read the important dates regarding BPSC AE recruitment 2022:

Activity Date
Online Application Date 4 May 2020
Admit Card October 2022
Exam Date 10 November 2022
Result Date To be notified

BPSC AE 2022 – Eligibility

  • Candidates must be citizens of India.
  • Candidates must be graduated in any discipline of Engineering.
  • Candidates must not be more than 21 years of age.
  • Candidates must have a basic knowledge of computer applications.

Candidates can check category-wise age relaxation from the table given below:

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Castes (SC) 5 years
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 5 years
Persons with Disability (PwD) 10 years
Ex-servicemen 3 years

BPSC AE 2022 – Exam Pattern

  • The paper will be of the objective type.
  • There will be 1 hour for each subject.
  • Candidates must secure 30% marks to qualify for the General English and General Hindi exams.
  • There will be a negative marking rule of 0.25% marks for each wrong answer.

Candidates can check the detailed exam pattern from the table given below:

Subject Total Questions Duration
General English 100 1 hour
General Engineering Science 100 1 hour
General Studies 100 1 hour
General Hindi 100 1 hour
Mechanical Engineering – 1 100 1 hour
Mechanical Engineering – 2 100 1 hour
Civil Engineering – 1 100 1 hour
Civil Engineering – 2 100 1 hour
Electrical Engineering – 1 100 1 hour
Electrical Engineering – 2 100 1 hour

BPSC AE 2022 – Syllabus

Candidates can check the Assistant Engineer exam syllabus from the information given below:

Subject Syllabus
General English
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Para Jumble
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Match the Following
  • Sentence Connector
General Engineering Science
  • Electrical Measuring Instrument
  • Energy Conversion
  • Engineering Economy and Management
  • Engineering Materials
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Environment Engineering
General Studies
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Science
  • General Policy
  • Scientific Research
  • Attitude, Emotional Intelligence 
  • Ethics and Values in Public Administration 
  • Causes of Corruption
  • Lokpal and Lokayukta
General Hindi
  • सामान्य हिंदी एवं व्याकरण
  • लघुउत्तरीय प्रश्न
  • संधि, समास, अलंकार, मुहावरे, कहावतें इत्यादि
  • वाक्यों का अनुवाद
  • प्रारम्भिक व्याकरण एवं शब्दावलियाँ
  • अपठित गद्यांश
  • पल्लवन
  • संक्षेपण
Mechanical Engineering – 1
  • Heat Transfer
  • Hydrodynamics Power Transmission
  • I.C Engines
  • Refrigeration
  • Steam Boilers
  • Thermodynamics
Mechanical Engineering – 2
  • Machine Design
  • Production Engineering
  • The Strength of Materials
  • Theory of Machines
Civil Engineering – 1
  • Energy Conversion
  • Engineering Economy and Management
  • Engineering Materials and Constructions
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Surveying and Measurement
Civil Engineering – 2
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Public Health Engineering
  • Soil Mechanics and Foundations
  • Structural Analysis
Electrical Engineering – 1
  • Heat Transfer
  • Hydrodynamics Power Transmission
  • I.C. Engines
  • Refrigeration
  • Steam Boilers
Electrical Engineering – 2
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Machine Design
  • Production Engineering
  • The Strength of Materials

BPSC AE 2022 – Application Fee

  • The application fee for General and Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates is INR 750.
  • Candidates who fall under the category of Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) will have to pay INR 200 as the application fee.

BPSC AE 2022 – Salary

  • The in-hand salary of the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) Assistant Engineer (AE) post is up to INR 70,468 per month.
  • Apart from the in-hand salary, candidates are also entitled to receive other benefits such as dearness allowance, travel allowance, medical allowance, and house rent allowance.

How to Download the Admit Card of BPSC AE 2022?

Candidates are required to follow the steps mentioned below to download the admit card of the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) Assistant Engineer (AE) recruitment exam 2022:

Step 1 – Visit the official website: www.bpsc.bih.nic.in.

Step 2 – Navigate to the “BPSC AE admit card” link.

Step 3 – Enter the login details.

Step 4 – Click on the “Download” tab to save the admit card for future reference.

Note – To read the official notification regarding the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) Assistant Engineer (AE) recruitment exam 2022, please click here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q.1 How to download the admit card of BPSC AE exam?

Eligible candidates can download the admit card of Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) Assistant Engineer exam by visiting the official website – www.bpsc.bih.nic.in.

Q2. How many attempts are there for BPSC Exam?

There are a total of 3 attempts to give the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) Assistant Engineer exam.

Q3. What is the salary of BPSC AE officer?

The in-hand salary of the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) Assistant Engineer (AE) post is up to INR 70,468 per month.

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