UPPSC AE Eligibility Criteria 2021: Check Qualification, Age Limit, Age Relaxation Here

UPPSC AE Eligibility Criteria 2021: Check Qualification, Age Limit, Age Relaxation Here

ByNeha Dhyani  |  Updated on: Aug 18, 2021UPPSC Prayagraj is conducting UPPSC Assistant Engineer (AE) recruitment 2021 exam. Get to know the UPPSC AE exam date 2021, vacancy, apply online link, fee, eligibility, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, and other important details here.
UPPSC Prayagraj is conducting UPPSC Assistant Engineer (AE) recruitment 2021 exam. Get to know the UPPSC AE exam date 2021, vacancy, apply online link, fee, eligibility, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, and other important details here.
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UPPSC AE Eligibility Criteria 2021

The eligibility criteria for the UPPSC AE exam plays an important role to determine whether you can apply for the exam or not. Candidates interested in applying for the UPPSC AE exam should make sure that they fulfill the given requirements to avoid rejection of the application forms. The UPPSC Assistant Engineer eligibility criteria is specified in the notification. It entails the fulfilment of the following criteria: 

  •  UPPSC AE Educational Qualification
  •  UPPSC AE Age Limit
  •  UPPSC AE Work Experience (Wherever applicable)
  •  UPPSC AE Marital Status

Let us understand each one of the UPPSC AE eligibility criteria in detail. 

UPPSC AE Educational Qualification

The educational qualification for UPPSC AE as per the department is as follows. You must hold the Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a university that is recognized by the Govt. of India.

Department 

Post and Discipline

Educational Qualification

Public Works Deptt. (P.W.D.)

Asstt. Engg

B. E/B. Tech in Civil Engineering

Public Works Deptt. (P.W.D.)

Asstt. Engg 

B. E/B. Tech in  Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

Housing and Urban Planning 

Asstt. Engg.

B. E/B. Tech in Civil Engineering

Nagar Vikas Vibhag

Asstt. Engg. (Water)

B. E/B. Tech in n Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

Nagar Vikas Vibhag

Asstt. Engg. (Traffic)

B. E/B. Tech in Civil Engineering

Agriculture Deptt.

U.P.Agriculture Service 

B. E/B. Tech in Agriculture Engineering

Avas Evam Vikas Parishad

Asstt. Engg

B. E/B. Tech in Civil/Electrical Engineering

Ground Water department

Asstt. Engg 

B. E/B. Tech in Civil/Mechanical Engineering

Minor Irrigation department

Asstt. Engg. 

B. E/B. Tech in Civil/Mechanical/Agriculture Engineering

Industrial development Deptt

Manager 

B. E/B. Tech in Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

Home (Police) Department

Chief Fire Officer

B. E/B. Tech in Fire Engineering from National Fire Service College, Nagpur 

OR

B. E/B. Tech in n Mechanical/Chemical/ Civil/Electrical/Industrial/Hydraulic Engineering

Information and Public Relations Department

Assistant Television Engg. 

B. E/B. Tech in  Electronics Engineering

Rural Engg. Deptt. For SC/OBC 

Asstt. Engg. 

B. E/B. Tech in Civil Engineering

UPPSC AE Age Limit

The age limit of the candidates applying for the UPPSC Assistant Engineer must be as given below as on July 1, 2021.

  • Minimum age limit: 21 years 
  • Maximum age limit: 40 years 

This means that they should not have been born before 2nd July, 1981 and not later than July 1, 2000. 

Age Relaxation for UPPSC AE Recruitment

The age limit relaxation for UPPSC AE recruitment is applicable to those who are domicile of Uttar Pradesh. 

Category

Age limit relaxation

SC/ST/OBC/Skilled players of U.P. of Classified Games, State Govt. Employees of U.P. 

5 years

Physically handicapped persons of U.P

15 years

Ex-servicemen

3 years + period of service rendered in army for the Emergency Commissioned Officers/ Short Service Commissioned Officers/Ex-Army Personnels of U.P

UPPSC AE Work Experience

Work experience for UPPSC Assistant Engineer is not mandatory. However, the candidates having the following work experience will be given priority. 

  • Candidates having 2  years of service in the Territorial Army
  • Candidates who have NCC 'B' certificate

UPPSC Assistant Engg. Marital Status

Candidates who are married and have more than one wife/husband living will not be allowed for the UPSSC Assistant Engineer recruitment. However, this condition is exempted for those who have been granted permission by the Hon'ble Governor. 

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  • The educational qualification for UPPSC AE is a Bachelor's degree in the relevant engineer discipline. 

  • The age limit of the candidates must be between 21 years to 40 years to apply for UPPSC AE 2021 exam. 

  • No, work experience is not mandatory for UPPSC AE recruitment.

  • No, final year candidates are not eligible to apply for UPPSC AE recruitment. 

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