BPSC AE 2022: Exam Date, Eligibility, Updates

BPSC AE 2022: Exam Date, Eligibility, Updates

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Sep 30, 2022
BPSC AE answer key 2022 released by the commission on its official website. Get to know the important details such as notification PDF, admit card link, vacancy, syllabus, cut off, pattern, eligibility, etc. here.
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BPSC AE exam date 2022 has been announced. Commission has released the BPSC AE examination calendar and along with it the BPSC AE exam date for Advt. No. 07/2020, 03/2020, 08/2020, and 09/2020. The exam will be held from 10th to 11th October 2022 for adv. no. 07/2020 and 13th to 14th October 2022 for adv. no. 03/08/09/2020. BPSC AE document verification 2019 has been announced. The exam result was announced on 15th June 2022. Candidates who were selected will now appear for BPSC AE document verification as per the schedule released by the authorities.

BPSC AE Recruitment 2022 is conducted by the commission. The exam is held to recruit eligible candidates for the post of AE in different departments of the government. The BPSC is conducting the exams for BPSC AE recruitment in various departments of the state. The exam was will be held for the post of AE in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical branches. Go through this post to get the latest information for the BPSC AE exam 2022 like latest exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility and more.

BPSC AE Recruitment 2022 Latest Updates

BPSC has released BPSC AE exam date 2022 for the Assistant Engineer exam in civil, mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines. The commission has also released the official BPSC AE exam calendar which outlines the timeline according to which the exams will take place. The exam date for BPSC AE 2022 exam along with the official calendar is provided below for the candidate's reference.

BPSC AE exam date

BPSC AE Exam Date 2022

BPSC AE exam calendar

Earlier, BPSC conducted the BPSC AE (Civil) Exam against the advt. no. 01/2019 on 12 and 13 March 2022. The result for it was announced earlier and now selected candidates will appear for BPSC AE document verification between 30th June to 2nd July 2022. 240 candidates are selected for the document verification for BPSC AE and they can check their selection here:

BPSC AE Invitation Letter 2022 for  Advt. No. 01/2019

Latest Updates:

  • 19th September 2022: BPSC AE exam date 2022 released.
  • 24th June 2022: BPSC AE document verification for Advt. No. 01/2019 announced.
  • 19th June 2022: BPSC AE exam calendar released!
  • 6 June 2022: BPSC AE exam date postponed for  Advt. No. 07/2020 and For Advt. No. 03/2020, 08/2020, and 09/2020
  • May 2022: BPSC AE exam date postponed for Advt. No. 07/2020.

BPSC AE Recruitment 2022 Notification

BPSC AE Recruitment 2022 has been released by the Bihar Public Service Commission for the post of Assistant Engineer (AE) in Electrical/Mechanical/Civil Engineering in the Urban Development & Housing Department Bihar. A total of 286 vacancies were released for the BPSC AE 2021-2022 recruitment for advt. no. 3/2020, 7/2020, 8/2020 and 9/2020. The apply online date for BPSC AE recruitment was 4th May 2020 to 24th June 2020. The exam date for the BPSC AE 2021 recruitment is yet to be announced by the commission. 

The selection process is done through a written exam. Part 1 is a compulsory paper and Part 2 is an optional paper i.e. either Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical. The direct link to download the BPSC AE notification pdf is given below. 

Download BPSC AE Notification PDF 2021 (Advt 03/2020)

Download BPSC AE Notification PDF 2021 (Advt 07 to 09/2020)

You can go through this post to know about the BPSC AE recruitment 2022 such as exam date, syllabus, selection process, and more! 

What is BPSC AE?

BPSC AE exam is conducted by candidates Bigar Public Service Commission for the recruitment of Assistant Engineer. It is a lucrative opportunity for candidates who are looking for a well-placed government job. BPSC AE 2022 will be held for the Civil, Mechanical and Electrical branches and will be held in the month of September or October 2022 as per the tentative dates released by the committee. Candidates can check out more details about BPSC AE recruitment tabulated below. 

BPSC AE Recruitment 2022: Highlights

Exam conducting body

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)

Official Website

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Post 

Assistant Engineer (सहायक अभियंता)

Advt. No. 

03/2020, 07/2020,  08/2020 and 09/2020 

Total Vacancy

286

Application date

4th May 2020 to 24th June 2020

Admit Card Release Date

A week before the exam date

BPSC AE Exam Date

10th to 11th October 2022 (Adv. no. 07/2020)

13th to 14th October 2022 (Adv. no. 03/08/09/2020)

Result Date

26th and 29th October 2022

BPSC AE Exam Date 2022

The BPSC Assistant Engineer exam date 2022 was announced by the Commission on its official website. Candidates must ensure to keep in mind the BPSC AE exam date to ensure that they are able to prepare a preparation strategy that will help them cover the full syllabus. Check out BPSC AE important dates below.

EventsDates (2022)
Start Date of Online ApplicationReleased
Last Date to Apply OnlineReleased
BPSC AE Admit Card Release DateTo be released
BPSC AE Exam Date 2022

10th to 11th October 2022 (Adv. no. 07/2020)

13th to 14th October 2022 (Adv. no. 03/08/09/2020)

BPSC AE Answer Key DateTo be released
BPSC AE Result Date26th and 29th October 2022

BPSC Assistant Engineer Vacancy 2022

There are a total of 286 vacancies altogether for the BPSC Assistant Engineer exam. The post-wise distribution for BPSC AE vacancy is given below in the table. 

BPSC AE Vacancy

No. of vacancies

BPSC AE Civil (03/2020)

31

BPSC AE Civil (07/2020)

192

BPSC AE Mechanical (08/2020)

61

BPSC AE Electrical (09/2020)

02

Total 

286

BPSC AE Selection Process

The selection process for BPSC Assistant Engineer will be held through a written competitive examination. The written test will comprise of 4 compulsory papers and 2 optional papers. The optional paper will have to be selected by the candidates as per their educational qualifications. 

  • The compulsory papers for BPSC AE are General Engineering Science, General English, General Hindi, General Studies. 
  • The optional papers for BPSC AE are Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering. 

BPSC AE Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates should ensure they fulfil BPSC AE eligibility criteria before they apply for the exam. It is critical to ensure adherence to legibility norms of BPSC AE 2022 exam or else, candidates may face disqualification. The main criteria for BPSC AE eligibility are educational qualification and age limit. We have discussed both in detail below to help candidates understand and conform to these norms.

BPSC AE Educational Qualification

Candidates should have a full-time degree in the respective engineering discipline i.e. civil, mechanical, and mechanical engineering from a recognized university or institution (AICTE approved). 

BPSC AE Age Limit

The age limit for BPSC Assistant Engineer is between 21 years to 37 years. Age relaxation is applicable as per the category of the candidates as per the General Administrative Department, Govt. of Bihar.

BPSC AE Salary

Candidates should also know about the BPSC AE salary to learn about the compensation they will receive for the work they will be doing. The salary of BPSC AE is around Rs. 9 lakh to Rs. 11.5 lakh per annum and candidates can check the various components of the salary in the table below.

BPSC AE Salary

Pay level 

Level - 9

Grade Pay

Rs. 5,400

7th CPC Entry Pay

Rs. 53,100

Dearness Allowances (DA) 

Rs. 6,372

Travel Allowance (TA)

Rs. 600 - Rs. 1,500

Deductions for PF and Pension

 Rs. 1300

Medical Allowance

Rs. 1000

House Rent Allowance (HRA) 

Rs. 3,186 - Rs. 8496

BPSC AE Apply Online 2022

The online applications for the BPSC Asst. Engg. recruitment 2022 has been closed. 

Step 1: Visit the official website of BPSC to apply for BPSC AE as per the advt. No. 

Step 2: Register yourself for BPSC AE to obtain the registration number. 

Step 3: Login to complete the application form

Step 4: Upload the required documents

Step 5: Pay the BPSC AE application fee as per your category and take a printout of the application form. 

Application Fee for BPSC Asst. Engg. 2022

The application fee for the BPSC AE is given below in the table as per the category of the candidates. 

Category

Application Fee

UR/OBC

Rs. 750/-

SC/ST of Bihar, Female Residents of Bihar, Differently Abled

Rs. 200/-

BPSC AE Exam Pattern

The BPSC AE exam pattern for civil, electrical, and mechanical is released for two papers. Paper 1 is compulsory whereas Paper 2 is optional wherein candidates can select the subject as per the engineering discipline they studied during graduation. We have briefly discussed BPSC AE exam pattern below to help candidates scope out their preparation.

  • All the questions in the BPSC AE exam will be set in English and Hindi. 
  • General Hindi and General English papers will be qualifying in nature where you will have to score at least 30 marks in each paper to qualify.
  • The BPSC AE exam will have only objective-type questions. ( Multiple choice questions).
  • The exam will be conducted for 1 hr for each subject paper.
  • There will be a penalty for each wrong answer of 0.25 per wrong answer in the BPSC AE Exam.

BPSC AE Exam Pattern for Compulsory Papers

Compulsory Papers for BPSC AE

Subject

Type Of Paper

Duration

Marks

General English

Objective

1 Hour

100 Marks (Qualifying)

General Hindi

Objective

1 Hour

100 Marks (Qualifying)

General Studies

Objective

1 Hour

100 Marks

General Engineering Science

Objective

1 Hour

100 Marks

BPSC AE Exam Pattern for Optional Papers

Optional Papers for BPSC AE

Subject

Type Of Paper

Duration

Marks

Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering Paper 1

Objective

1 Hour

100 Marks

Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering Paper 2

Objective

1 Hour

100 Marks

BPSC AE Syllabus 2022

The syllabus for the BPSC AE 2022 exam is divided into two parts. There are two papers, the first one is compulsory whereas the other one is optional. In Paper 1, compulsory subjects common for all candidates include General Hindi, General English, General Studies and General Engineering Science. Paper 2 is optional where candidates can choose civil/mechanical/electrical engineering as per their qualification. The BPSC AE syllabus will be based on the B. E./B. Tech exam of graduation level. 

BPSC AE Cut Off

BPSC will release the BPSC AE cut off after completion of the exam along with the result. The minimum qualifying marks are given below for the BPSC AE exam 2022 which candidates can take as a reference point to make a target.

Category

Minimum Qualifying Marks

General

40%

Backward Classes

36.5%

Extremely Backward Class (EBC)

34%

SC/ST/PwD/Women

32%

BPSC AE Admit Card 2022

BPSC AE admit card 2022 for the written exam has been released on the official website of BPSC on 05 March 2022. All the candidates are required to download the call letter for the written exam if they are appearing for the exam. You would need to login to the BPSC admit card login page to download BPSC Asst. Engg. hall ticket. 

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BPSC AE Result 2022

The BPSC AE result 2022 will be released on the official website of the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC). Candidates who will appear for the BPSC AE 2022 exam will be able to download the result and check whether they have qualified or not.

BPSC AE Exam FAQs

  • BPSC AE exam date 2022 is from 10th to 11th October 2022 for adv. no. 07/2020 and 13th to 14th October 2022 for adv. no. 03/08/09/2020.

  • The BPSC AE notifcation 2022 will be released soon on the official website of BPSC. At present, BPSC is conducting the BPSC AE 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 recruitment. 

  • BPSC AE selection process involves a single stage i.e. a written exam. Candidates who clear the exam will be selected for the post of AE after document verification.

  • Candidates who have obtained a degree in the relevant engineering discipline can apply online for BPSC AE recruitment. 

  • There are a total of 286 vacancies for the post of BPSC AE 2021-2022. 

  • BPSC AE stands for Bihar Public Sevice Commission, Assistant Engineer. It is one of the most reputed engineering jobs offered by Bihar state government to engineers. Candidates who are chosen for the post of BPSC AE are provided with great pay and also, various growth opportunities.

  • BPSC AE syllabus is released for two papers, a compulsory paper and an optional paper. The compulsory paper involved subjects like General English, General Hindi, General Studies and General Engineering Subjects. The Paper 2 syllabus for BPSC is in accordance with the diploma level of the engineering discipline that which candidate has chosen while filling out the application form.

  • BPSC AE exam is considered to be quite difficult. However, if candidates prepare well and devote a few hours of studies every day while also practising BPSC AE question papers then they will find the exam relatively easy.

  • BPSC AE 2022 is a popular exam for which the competition level is high. Candidates to prepare for BPSC AE in an efficient manner can refer to BPSC AE books to ensure they have all the information they need about the exam. You should also refer to BPSC AE preparation tips to learn tricks that will help them achieve maximum score in the exam.

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