BPSC AE Syllabus 2022 for Electrical, Mechanical & Civil Exam

BPSC AE Syllabus 2022 for Electrical, Mechanical & Civil Exam

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Feb 27, 2022
Get to know the detailed BPSC AE syllabus in this post. Check out the important topics for the BPSC AE Electrical, Mechanical & Civil Exam. You can also download the syllabus pdf for better understanding.
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The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) releases the BPSC AE syllabus. There are three disciplines for which the syllabus has been released: Civil, Electrical and Mechanical for the candidates who have graduated from these engineering disciplines. 

The candidates can go through the detailed syllabus in this post and download PDF. The BPSC AE syllabus comprises of 6 papers that include the compulsory and optional papers. 

BPSC AE Syllabus 2022

BPSC AE Syllabus 2022 is one of the most crucial pieces of information that should be known by all the candidates who will be appearing for the exam. The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) sets the syllabus for Assistant Engineer (AE). In order to prepare for the BPSC AE examination, you should have a clear idea of the syllabus and its important topics for all the subjects. The BPSC AE syllabus consists of a total of 6 papers out of which 4 are compulsory and common for all the branches. On the other hand, the optional papers are as per the concerned engineering discipline. The selection for the BPSC AE Exam will consist of one single examination, which is the written exam.

The BPSC AE paper wise and exam pattern topics for both compulsory and optional papers have been enlisted in this post. You can also download the BPSC AE syllabus PDF here to prepare for the BPSC AE 2022 exam. Read on to get the detailed syllabus for exam preparation. 

BPSC AE Syllabus for Compulsory Papers

The BPSC AE compulsory paper will have the following subjects. The candidates will be required to attempt all the papers. 

  • General English 
  • General Hindi
  • General Studies 
  • General Engineering

The General English and Hindi syllabus shall be qualifying in nature. You can check out the syllabus for the BPSC AE compulsory papers below in great detail. 

BPSC AE General English Syllabus 

The general English section will consist of objective-type questions from the following topics. If the candidates have a good habit of reading, then they can ace most of these topics with ease.

  • 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

BPSC AE General Hindi Syllabus 

The general Hindi section will be simple and will judge the basics of the Hindi language. Candidates must be aware of the day to day to use of the language too. Following are some of the important topics. 

  • व्याकरण (Grammar)
  • शब्दावली (Vocabulary)
  • शब्दों का उपयोग (Usage of Words)
  • रस
  • अलंकार
  • समास
  • सन्धि
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द /समानार्थी शब्द (Synonyms)
  • विलोम (Antonyms)
  • तत्सम एवं तदभव
  • वाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण
  • लोकोक्तियाँ एवं मुहावरे (Idioms & Phrases)
  • त्रुटि से सम्बंधित अनेकार्थी शब्द
  • वर्तनी (Spelling)
  • वाक्य संशोधन
  • कारक
  • लिंग (Gender)
  • वचन (Singular/Plural)

BPSC AE General Engineering Syllabus 

The BPSC AE General Engineering syllabus will have those topics that can be answered by any engineering graduate. 

  • Electrical Measuring Instrument
  • Energy Conversion
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Methodology of Constructions
  • Transport Phenomenon
  • Engineering Economy & Management
  • Engineering Materials
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Environment Engineering

BPSC AE General Studies Syllabus 

  • Polity
  • Bihar GK 
  • Economy
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Current Affairs
  • Static GK
  • Awards & Honours
  • Currencies & Capitals
  • Geography

Also Check: BPSC AE Exam Pattern 

BPSC AE Civil Syllabus

The BPSC AE Syllabus for the Civil exam shall ve based on the graduation level. The important topics for BPSC AE civil syllabus for paper 5 and paper 6 are given below. 

BPSC AE Civil Syllabus (Paper 5)

  • Structure
  • Structural Design icluding RCC beams, sills, pillars, shear and diagonal tension, Concrete techniques: Climbing and marginal load design, Study of vertical and seismic forces in building structure design. (b) Steel structure tension, compression and flexural components, roof scissor plate girder, bracket connection. 
  • Soil Mechanics and Foundations Engineering

BPSC AE Civil Syllabus (Paper 6)

  • Hydrology and Water Resources: Description of irrigation works, flooding, damage and control, the behaviour of river drainage, surface and underground drainage, channel design, general principles of hydropower engineering.
  • Water system flow description- the principle of energy and momentum homogeneous, sequential traversal changed flow, components of river flow, sediment transport.
  • Design of Fluid Structure 
  • Transportation Engineering 
  • Components of bridge engineering
  • Public health engineering
  • Water supply
  • Drainage and Sanitation

BPSC AE Electrical Syllabus

The BPSC AE Electrical syllabus shall have two Paper, Paper 5 and Paper 6. Candidates who have a degree in Electrical Engineering will be able to attempt the questions. 

BPSC AE Electrical Syllabus for Electrical Exam Paper 5

  • Electrical circuits
  • E.M. Theory Electromagnetic Theory 
  • Matter Science (Electric Matter Materials)
  • Principles of Electrical Measurement
  • Components of estimation 

BPSC AE Syllabus for Electrical Exam Paper 5

  • Power Tools and Methods
  • Control method
  • Electronic and Communication Electronic

BPSC AE Mechanical Syllabus

The BPSC AE Mechanical exam will have two compulsory papers, Paper 5 and Paper 6. Check out the syllabus below. 

BPSC AE Syllabus for Mechanical Exam Paper 5

  • Thermodynamics 
  • Internal combustion engines CI and SI
  • Steam Boiler

BPSC AE Syllabus for Mechanical Exam Paper 6

  • Principles of Mechanics 
  • Machine Design 
  • Material strength
  • Engineering Materials 
  • Production Engineering 

BPSC Assistant Engineer Exam Pattern

The BPSC AE Exam is held offline mode and carry a total of 600 marks. Out of the total of 600 marks, 200 marks paper will be only qualifying in nature while 400 marks are allotted for the compulsory papers and in which 200 marks are allotted for the optional papers ie concerned discipline. Each paper consists of 100 Marks. The BPSC AE Exam Pattern is shared here in the table below. 

BPSC AE Compulsory Paper Exam Pattern

Compulsory Papers for BPSC AE
SubjectType Of PaperDurationMarks

General English

Objective1 Hour100 Marks (Qualifying)

General Hindi

Objective1 Hour100 Marks (Qualifying)

General Studies

Objective1 Hour100 Marks

General Engineering Science

Objective1 Hour100 Marks

BPSC AE Optional Paper Exam Pattern

Optional Papers for BPSC AE
SubjectType Of PaperDurationMarks

Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering – Paper 1

Objective1 Hour100 Marks

Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering – Paper 2

Objective1 Hour100 Marks

Download BPSC AE Syllabus PDF

To get a better idea of the syllabus, you can download the BPSC AE Syllabus pdf by clicking on the link that is given below. 

Download BPSC AE Syllabus PDF 

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BPSC AE Exam Syllabus FAQs

  • The BPSC AE syllabus comprises of 6 papers. Out of the 6 papers, 4 are compulsory papers while 2 are optional papers. 

  • In the BPSC AE exam syllabus, there are a total of six subjects General Engineering Science, General English, General Hindi, General Studies and Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering – 1 and Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering – 2

  • In syllabus for BPSC AE Exam there is a total of 6 sections of which 4 are compulsory and two are optional. Hindi and English are qualifying in nature

  • Yes, you can download the BPSC AE syllabus pdf that is given in this post. 

  • The BPSC AE civil exam syllabus will have two papers, paper 5 and paper 6. You can check out the exam syllabus for Civil exam in this post.  

  • In BPSC AE Exam objective type questions ( Multiple choice questions) will be asked. You will be given 4 options out of which one will be correct. 

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