APPSC AE Exam Pattern 2022: Paper Pattern for Paper 1, 2 & 3

APPSC AE Exam Pattern 2022: Paper Pattern for Paper 1, 2 & 3

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Feb 14, 2022
Check the APPSC AE Exam Pattern 2022 along with the marking scheme that is provided in this post. Know the important subjects that will be asked in the CBT for Assistant Engineer exam.
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APPSC AE Exam Pattern 2022 has been provided to you in this post as per the latest notification. The candidates who will be appearing for the APPSC AE 2022 exam that is scheduled for 14 and 15 May 2022 should check out the detailed paper pattern and marking scheme.

In this post, we have explained to you of the exam pattern along with the subject wise marking scheme that will help you in your exam preparation.  

APPSC AE Exam Pattern 2022

The APPSC AE Exam Pattern 2022 is specified by the exam conducting body which is the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC). Candidates who will be appearing for the APPSC AE exam should know about the paper pattern & marking scheme that will help them to plan a strategy to crack the exam. In this post, we have explained the detailed APPSC AE exam for Civil/Mechanical/Environmental Engineering. 

The APPSC AE exam is held in online mode with objective questions. The selection will be done through the marks obtained by you in the online test. Go through this post to know the paper wise exam pattern, marking scheme, level of the exam and more! This will be useful to achieve your desired goal. 

APPSC AE Exam Pattern for Written Exam

The APPSC AE exam will be Computer Based Test (CBT). There will be a total of 3 papers for the APPSC Assistant Engineer CBT. However, paper 3 is applicable only for the candidates who have applied for Post 3, i.e. for Environment Engineering. 

  • There are three sections for the APPSC Assistant Engineer exam as mentioned below in the table. 
  • All the questions in the APPSC AE online test will be objective multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
  • Each paper of the APPSC AE CBT will be of 150 marks with 150 questions. 
  • Each question will fetch you 1 mark while each incorrect answer will lead to a penalty of 1/3rd mark. 
  • The medium of the APPSC AE exam will be English Language only. 

The table given below will give you a broader knowledge of the APPSC AE pattern. 

Paper

Subject

Total number of questions

Maximum Marks

Paper 1

General Studies & Mental Ability  (Common)

150

150 Marks

Paper 2

Civil/ Mechanical (Common)

150

150 Marks

Paper 3

Environmental Engineering/ Civil (Common) (for Post Code 03 only)

150

150 Marks

 

Total

 

300 Marks

Suggested: Tips to Crack APPSC AE General Studies & Mental Abilities 

Minimum Qualifying Marks for APPSC AE CBT

APPSC has specified the following qualifying marks that the candidates will have to obtain in the written exam. The APPSC AE cut off marks will be released as per the category of the candidates.

Category 

General

BC

SC, ST, PH

Minimum Qualifying Marks

40%

35%

30%

APPSC AE Exam Pattern: Standard of Questions 

The standard of the APPSC AE 2022 exam for each paper is given to you below in the table. 

Paper

Subject

Standard of Question Paper

Paper 1

General Studies & Mental Ability 

Degree Standard

Paper 2

Civil/ Mechanical (Common)

Diploma Standard

Paper 3

Environmental Engineering/ Civil (For Post Code 03 Only)

Degree Standard

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APPSC AE Exam Exam Pattern FAQs

  • The APPSC AE Exam Pattern 2022 comprises of an objective type of test to be held in online mode. There will be two papers. The total marks for each paper shall be 150 marks. 

  • Yes, all the questions in APPSC AE exam 2022 will be objective type of questions. 

  • The APPSC Asst. Engg. exam will have 3 papers for civil, mechanical and Environmental Engineering. However, Paper 3 will only for those candidates who apply for Post code 3 as per the official notification. 

  • The APPSC AE Exam will be held in an online computer based mode only. 

  • The APPSC AE exam 2022 will be for a duration of 150 minutes. 

  • No, there will not be an interview for the APPSC Asst. Engg. exam.

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