UKPSC AE 2023: Notification (May), Exam Date, Vacancy

UKPSC AE 2023: Notification (May), Exam Date, Vacancy

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Dec 20, 2022
UKPSC is recruiting 171 Assistant Engineer (AE) through State Engineering Service Exam 2022. Know the UKPSC AE exam date, syllabus, notification, eligibility criteria, vacancy, selection process and other important information here.
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UKPSC AE 2023 notification is expected to be released in May 2023. Candidates who are preparing for the exam can apply for the UKPSC AE exam by completing the application form that shall be released in the last week of May. UKPSC AE exam is conducted by the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission to recruit Assistant Engineers in various departments. Candidates who have a degree in engineering in Civil/Electrical/Mechanical can apply for the exam for which the date is yet to be announced.

Candidates who intend to take the UKPSC AE recruitment 2023 exam should gear up and start their preparation right away. As per the UKPSC calendar, the UKPSC AE exam date is on 13 August 2023. To help you prepare for the exam, we have included all the necessary information below to help candidates prepare for the UKPSC AE exam. More information about the UKPSC AE exam date, vacancy, syllabus, preparation tips, study plan, exam pattern, and more can be found here.

UKPSC AE 2023 Notification

UKPSC AE 2023 notification shall be released by the exam organising body which is Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC). As per the latest UKPSC calendar 2022-2023, the UKPSC AE notification shall be released in the last week of May 2023. Candidates having a B. Tech/B.E. degree have a good opportunity to apply for the 76 vacancies that shall be released.

UKPSC has also announced the UKPSC AE exam date which is 13 August 2023. Thus, candidates aiming to qualify for the exam should start their preparations. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their performance in the written test and interview. The link to download the UKPSC AE Notification 2023 PDF will be updated below. In the meantime, you can go through the previous year's notification.

UKPSC AE Notification PDF (Previous Year)

UKPSC AE Notification 2023 PDF (To be released)

Candidates are advised to begin their preparation and become familiar with the UKPSC AE exam date, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, etc. that has been given here for a better understanding of the exam.

UKPSC AE 2023 Exam Latest Updates

Candidates should be aware of the latest updates on UKPSC AE recruitment 2023 in order to not miss any event. The notification will be released to fill 76 vacancies Here we will be updating all the latest information that is concerned with the exam such as important dates, application form, syllabus, etc.

Latest Updates:

  • 20 December 2022: UKPSC application form is expected to be released in May 2023 whereas the exam is scheduled to be held on 13 August 2023.

UKPSC AE Recruitment 2023 Highlights

The highlights of the UKPSC AE vacancy 2023 will provide key details about recruitment in a very short time. Check the details in the table given below.

UKPSC AE Exam 2023 Highlights

Exam Conducting Organization

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) 

Post

Assistant Engineer (AE)

Vacancy

76

UKPSC AE Exam Date

13 August 2023

Selection Process

- Written Exam

- Interview

Advt. No.

To be announced

UKPSC AE Salary

Rs. 56100 - Rs. 177500, Level 10

Contact Details

- 01334-244143

- ukpschelpline@gmail.com

Official Website

www.ukpsc.gov.in

What is UKPSC AE?

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) conducts the examination for the post of Assistant Engineer in various departments throughout the state of Uttarakhand. This is a very good opportunity for engineers who are seeking a well-reputed government job and serve the state of Uttarakhand.

UKPSC AE 2023 exam is divided into two stages: a written, objective-type exam and an interview. Candidates must pass both rounds to be considered for the position of UKPSC Asst Engineer. Candidates planning to take the exam should prepare thoroughly because this job attracts a large number of applicants due to its high status and numerous perks and benefits.

UKPSC AE Exam Date 2023

UKPSC AE exam date 2023 has been announced. Candidates should be aware of the dates of the important events in order to plan their preparation accordingly. UKPSC AE dates 2023 for various events will be updated in the table given below.

Event

Date

UKPSC AE 2023 notification release date

May 2023

UKPSC AE application form release date

May 2023

Exam fee submission last date

June 2023

Application form submission last date

June 2023

Admit Card Release Date

To be announced 

UKPSC AE Exam Date

13 August 2023

UKPSC AE Result 

To be announced

UKPSC AE Vacancy 2023

The total number of UKPSC AE vacancies will be announced in the official notification. The notification will be made available on the official website. A total of 76 vacancies are expected this year. Hence, candidates should prepare for UKPSC AE 2023 in such a way that their preparation level is second to none. For candidates' convenience, we have provided department-specific UKPSC AE last year vacancies for each branch below.

State Department

Branch

UKPSC AE Vacancy

Rural Development

Civil

24

Electrical/Mechanical

1

Irrigation

Civil

46

Mechanical

10

Minor Irrigation

Civil

Agriculture 

6

Drinking Water & Sanitation

Civil

21

Housing Department 

Civil

16

Public Works

Electrical/Mechanical

1

Civil

42

Energy

Assistant Electricity Inspector

2

Total

171

 

UKPSC AE Eligibility Criteria 2023

To apply for the UKPSC AE recruitment, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria. Candidates should carefully examine the UKPSC AE eligibility criteria to avoid their disqualification. Candidates must meet the conditions such as educational qualification, age limit, etc. The eligibility criteria for the UKPSC AE are listed below.

UKPSC AE Age Limit

Candidates must be at least 21 years old and no older than 42 years old to apply for the UKPSC AE exam 2022. You should not have been born before 02.07.1974 and not later than 01.07.1995. The following table shows UKPSC Age Relaxation:

Category 

Age Relaxation

ST

5 years

SC

5 years

OBC

5 years

PwD

10 years

UKPSC AE Educational Qualification

To be eligible for the UKPSC AE recruitment, candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in the respective Engineering discipline from a recognised university or an equivalent qualification. Any candidates failing to meet this criterion are not eligible to apply for the UKPSC AE vacancy 2023.

UKPSC AE Nationality

Candidates should be Indian citizens. Candidates with a domicile in the state of Uttarakhand will be given preference over those with a residence in other Indian states. Candidates should ensure that they have all of the necessary documents in order to be eligible for the reserved category relaxations.

UKPSC AE Apply Online 2023

UKPSC AE apply online 2023 process will begin soon. Candidates who intend to take the exam should only fill out the application form with the correct information. The application form for the UKPSC AE exam will be released in online mode. The application process comprises various stages such as registration, filling details in the application form, uploading required documents, fee payment, etc.

How to Apply Online for UKPSC AE Exam 2023?

The step-by-step process to fill out the online application form has been provided below:

  • Excercise the registration process for the UKPSC AE exam.
  • Fill in the required details such as educational qualification, personal details, etc.
  • Upload your scanned signature and photograph in the prescribed format.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • For final submission, preview the application form and click the submit button.

UKPSC AE Application Fee

The application fee for UKPSC AE can be paid online by using a debit card, credit card, or internet banking. The application fee for UKPSC Assitant Engineer is listed in the table below.

Category

Application Fees

For General/EWS/OBC

Rs. 276.55

Uttarakhand SC/ST

Rs. 126.55

Uttarakhand Domicile Physically Handicapped candidates

Rs. 26.55

UKPSC AE Selection Process

There are two stages in the UKPSC AE selection process. The final decision will be made based on the candidates' performance in the written test and in the interview. To qualify the exam, candidates should make their preparation strategy in accordance with the UKPSC AE. The two phases of the UKPSC AE exam selection process are listed below.

  • Stage 1: Written Exam, Objective type questions
  • Stage 2: Interview

Check: UKPSC AE Cut Off

UKPSC AE 2023 Exam Pattern

The UKPSC AE exam pattern is quite simple as it will have one written exam equating to 1020 marks and an interview which equals 100 marks. The written exam will have the following subjects: General Hindi, General English, and General Awareness, and two subject-related papers. Below, we have mentioned all the information you need to know about the UKPSC AE exam pattern to help you prepare in the most optimal manner. 

  • The General Hindi, General English and General Knowledge subjects will be 100 marks each with 100 objective type of questions. 
  • The duration of each section will be 2 hours.
  • On the other hand, there will be 2 subject papers as per your educational qualification, Paper 1 and Paper 2. 
  • The technical papers will be of 180 marks each with 180 questions in each paper.
  • The duration of the technical or subject papers will be 3 hours. 
  • The entire UKPSC AE written paper will be of 1020 marks.
  • The interview for the UKPSC AE exam will be 100 marks. 

Name of the Subjects

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Time Duration

General Studies

100

100

2 Hours

General English

100

100

2 Hours

General Hindi

100

100

2 Hours

Subject related Paper I

180

360

3 hours

Subject related Paper II

180

360

3 hours

Interview

100

 

Total

 

1120 marks

 

Here is the UKPSC AE Exam Pattern in detail

UKPSC AE Syllabus

UKPSC AE syllabus for the General Ability Papers will be 10+2 based. On the other hand, the technical papers will be based on the topics that you studied during the B.E/B. Tech. It is of utmost importance to be aware of the UKPSC Syllabus as it will help you narrow down your preparation. It is the best way of ensuring that you are utilising your time well and studying the most important concepts to ensure success in the exam.

Subjects

Topics

General English and Hindi

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fillers
  • Adverbs
  • Tenses
  • Adjectives
  • Prepositions
  • Sentence Completion
  • Unseen Passage
  • Antonym and synonym

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs - national and international level
  • General Science
  • Indian Parliament and Polity
  • Civics
  • History and Heritage
  • Tourism
  • Geography
  • Literature and Books
  • Sports

UKPSC AE Subject-specific Syllabus 

Subject

Paper 

Important Topics

Civil Engineering

Paper 1

  • Structures and Structure Design
  • Steel and RC Design
  • Design of canals
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Soil Mechanics 

Paper 2

  • Building Materials and Costing
  • Water Resource Engineering
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Hydrology and Hydro Power
  • Construction Planning & Management
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Surveying 
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Pipe Flow

Mechanical Engineering

Paper 1

  • Production Management
  • Theory of Machines
  • Statics
  • Dynamics
  • Material Science
  • Manufacturing Science

Paper 2

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Energy Conversion
  • Heat Transfer

Agriculture Engineering

Paper 1

  • Rural Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Levelling
  • Land Development Process
  • Food Engineering
  • Storage Engineering
  • Pumps

Paper 2

  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • Farm Machinery
  • Heat Engines
  • Tractor Power
  • Irrigation and Drainage
  • Ground Water Hydrology
  • Tube well Engineering
  • Thermodynamics

Electrical Engineering

Paper 1

  • Control Systems
  • E.M. Theory
  • Elements of Electronics
  • Utilisation and Drives
  • Power System Analysis and Design
  • Measurements and Elements of Electrical Machines

Paper 2

  • Analog and Digital computation
  • Digital Electronics
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Microwaves
  • Power systems
  • Communication system
  • Electrical and Special Machines
  • Elements of Microprocessors

Click here for the detailed subject-wise UKPSC AE Syllabus 2022

UKPSC AE Admit Card 2023

UKPSC AE admit card 2023 will be released a few days before the exam date. Candidates who are eligible will be able to download their admit cards from the official website. Candidates must double-check the information printed on their UKPSC AE exam admit card. The admit card will include information such as the candidate's name, roll number, date of birth, exam date, reporting time, and so on. Check the steps to download the admit card below:

  • Visit the official website of UKPSC.
  • Click on the admit card link.
  • Fill in the login credentials such as the registration number and password.
  • UKPSC AE exam admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Download it and take the printout of it for future use.

UKPSC AE Answer Key 2023

The answer key of UKPSC AE 2023 will be made available shortly after the exam. With the help of the answer key candidates can determine the probable marks in the UKPSC AE exam. In the event that they find an incorrect answer in the UKPSC AE answer key, candidates can file an objection with the commission.

UKPSC AE Result 2023

UKPSC AE recruitment exam results will be posted online on the official website. Using the login details, candidates can download their results. Names of qualified applicants who will be appointed to the open positions are included in the UKPSC AE result PDF. Here, additional information regarding the outcome and UKPSC AE 2023 will be provided.

UKPSC AE Exam FAQs

  • UKPSC AE Exam is held by the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission to select suitable candidates for the position of Assistant Engineer in various departments. Candidates with a BE or BTech from an accredited university in the relevant discipline may apply.

  • UKPSC AE exam is scheduled for August 13, 2023. The examination will be conducted online. Written exams and interviews are the two stages that candidates must pass to be recruited for the vacant positions.

  • The following are the criteria that are followed as part of the UKPSC AE Eligibility 2022:

    • The candidate should be between the age of 21 to 42 years.
    • The candidate should have a degree in Engineering from a recognized institution. 
    • The candidate should be a citizen of India with special preference given to those belonging to Uttarakhand.
  • UKPSC AE Admit Card 2022 is expected to release a few days before the exam date. The exam will be held on 13 August 2023. Candidates should download their admit card as soon as it becomes available and if there is an error should get it corrected by the commission.

  • The UKPSC AE syllabus is simple and is mainly divided into two sections. The first is the General section with subjects like General English and Hindi and General Awareness. The second section is subject-specific and questions are asked from Civil, Agricultural, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering based on what you have studied.

  • As per the available provided by the commission, there is no limit on the number of attempts for the UKPSC AE Exam. However, there is an age limit of 21 to 42 years (45 years for Reserved Categories) which all candidates should adhere to in order to be eligible for the exam. Not falling within this bracket will make you ineligible to apply for the exam.

  • The difficulty level of the UKPSC AE exam is moderate to difficult. The exam pattern and syllabus are simple with concepts most have already studied during graduation. Thus, candidates who prepare well will find this exam easy to moderate. The number of participants may result in difficulty, however, with sufficient preparation, the exam is not very difficult to crack.

  • According to the UKPSC AE age limit, a candidate should be minimum 21 years old and maximum 42 years old (for General Category) and 47 years old (Reserved Category) to be eligible to take part in the exam. Anyone not falling within this age bracket will not be eligible to take the exam.

  • Candidates who have completed their Graduation in Civil, Agriculture, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering can apply for the UKPSC AE recruitment 2023. They will be able to sit for the specific subject exam according to their branch in B.Tech/B.E. and will be recruited for the role in the same brack across different departments of the state.

  • UKPSC has released 76 UKPSC Assistant Engineer Vancacy 2023 in different branches for various departments. Candidates should keep the number of vacancies in mind so they will have an idea about the level of competition to expect in the exam. 

  • Candidates register for the UKPSC AE exam 2023, fill up the required details, upload scanned photograph and signature, pay the application fee, and take a printout of the application form for future reference.

  • To prepare for UKPSC AE 2023 Exam, candidates can follow the preparation tips listed below for good results:

    • Practice frequently asked questions regularly.
    • Practice mock tests to have an idea about the real exam day environment.
    • Analyse UKPSC AE previous year question papers and practice them to know the difficulty level of the exam.
    • Start studying a few weeks in advance.
    • Revise regularly to ensure you are covering all important topics. 
  • UKPSC AE salary is between Rs. 56100 - Rs. 177500 on Level 10. The job pays well and also offers other perks and benefits like HRA, DA, Gratuity and Employee Provident Fund. There are also other allowances which makes this job fulfilling. 

  • Candidates can prepare well for the exam by utilising some UKPSC AE 2023 books which are proven to improve one’s performance in the exam.

    • Candidates can refer to Lucent’s GK as it is the standard book a\used to study GK.
    • Dynamics and Structures by Chopra is one of the best books to prepare for the Civil Engineering section and clearing basic concepts.
    • Word Power Made Easy is a good book that can help you prepare for the English section.
    • Lucent’s General Science is an excellent book to cover the science questions that will be asked in the exam.
    • Engineering Mechanics: New Age by S S Bhavikatti is considered a good book to prepare for the Mechanical Engineering section of the exam.

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