APPSC AE Syllabus 2022: Download Subject Wise Official Syllabus PDF

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: December 26th, 2023
Check out the APPSC AE Syllabus 2022 PDF here. Know the important topics & subjects for the CBT along with the exam pattern. Knowing the APPSC AEE syllabus will help in your exam preparation.
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APPSC AE Syllabus 2022 has been provided to you here as per the latest notification that has been released by APPSC. As the APPSC AE exam date has been released, hence, you must make sure that you have completed all the important topics that are asked in the exam as per the syllabus pdf.

This post gives you the complete syllabus for all the posts, i.e. Civil/ Mechanical Environmental Engineering and General Studies & Mental Ability. Check out the latest APPSC AE exam syllabus for Paper 1, 2 & 3. 

APPSC AE Syllabus 2022: For Paper 1, 2 & 3

The APPSC AE syllabus 2022 is released by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) for the post of Assistant Engineer (AE) in various departments of APPSC. To be able to get shortlisted for the APPSC AE exam, it is crucial to have a thorough knowledge of the APPSC AEE syllabus & exam pattern in detail. The APPSC AE syllabus pdf comprises of 3 branches of engineering: Civil/Mechanical/Environmental.

The APPSC AE Exam will be for 300 marks in total for 3 papers. However, paper 3 of the APPSC AE exam will only be for the candidates who have applied for AE (ENV), i.e. Postcode 3. Each paper will be for 150 marks in total. Further, the medium of the CBT will be English medium only. Now that you have got a brief knowledge of the APPSC AE syllabus, let us proceed towards giving you the detailed knowledge of the APPSC AE syllabus for each paper. 

Also Check: APPSC AE Selection Process

APPSC AE Syllabus 2022: Subject Wise 

The APPSC AE Syllabus for the 3 engineering branches for all the 3 papers has been given here in detail. Below you can find the syllabus for each paper of the APPSC AE exam 2022

  • Paper 1: It will have General Studies & Mental Ability questions. This paper will be common to all the candidates. This will be of 150 marks. 
  • Paper 2: Paper 2 of APPSC AE written exam is Civil/ Mechanical (Common) of 150 marks. This is of Diploma Standard. This will be of 150 marks.  
  • Paper 3: The APPSC AE PAper 3 will be Environmental Engineering/ Civil Engineering paper which is only for Post Code 3, i.e. candidates who will apply for  PH & ME Sub-ordinate Service ENV discipline. All the questions for Paper 3 will be degree-based papers. This will be of 150 marks. 

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



Standard of Question Paper

Maximum Marks

Paper 1

General Studies & Mental Ability 

Degree Standard

150 Marks

Paper 2

Civil/ Mechanical (Common)

Diploma Standard

150 Marks

Paper 3

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

Degree Standard

150 Marks




300 Marks


APPSC AE Syllabus for General Studies and Mental Ability: Paper 1 Syllabus

APPSC AE Paper 1 will aim to test your mental knowledge, your knowledge of Andhra Pradesh, General Knowledge questions that are to be known by any govt. job aspirant. We have listed some of the topics for APPSC AE Paper 1 exam that will be of utmost help to you in your preparation for the computer-based test (CBT). 

  • National and international events.
  • Current affairs- international, national and regional
  • General Science along with developments in Science & Technology and Information Technology
  • Social, economic and political history fo India with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh
  • Indian Polity and Indian Constitution
  • Economic reforms and e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh
  • Indian Geography with an emphasis on the Geography of Andhra Pradesh
  • Disaster Management
  • Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
  • Reasoning questions 
  • Analytical ability
  • Data Interpretation (DI)
  • Tabulation of data
  • Visual representation of data
  • Mean Median Mode, Variance
  • Administrative, Economic, Cultural, Political reforms in Andhra Pradesh with its legal impacts on Andhra Pradesh

Suggested: Tips to Prepare for APPSC AE General Studies & Mental Abilities

APPSC AE Syllabus for Civil/Mechanical: Paper 2 Syllabus

The APPSC AE syllabus for Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering is given below. 



Solid Mechanics

  • Forces
  • Centre of gravity and moment of inertia
  • Simple Stresses and strains
  • Riveted and welded joints
  • Theory of simple bending
  • Deflection in cantilever and simply supported beams under simple loading- propped cantilever beams subjected to simple loading, determination of reaction. SF and BM diagrams.
  •  Simple plane and pin-jointed trusses
  • Torsion
  • Thin cylinders under internal pressure stresses and volume changes
  • Columns and struts

Fluid Mechanics

  • Introduction
  • Fluid pressure and its measurement
  • Pressure on plane surface immersed in a liquid-Horizontal, vertical and inclined plane surface
  • Flow of fluids
  • Flow through orifices and Mouth Pieces
  • under variable heads 
  • Notches and Weirs
  • Flow through pipes
  • Hydraulic gradient and total energy line
  • Hydraulic transmission of power-flow
  • Impact of jets
  • Centrifugal pumps

APPSC AE Syllabus for Environmental/ Civil: Paper 3 Syllabus

  • Water Supply Engineering
  • Wastewater Engineering
  • Air and Noise Pollution
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Sustainable Development
  • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines 
  • Hydrology
  • Irrigation
  • Surveying 
  • Soil Mechanics And Foundation Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Steel Structures
  • Building Materials And Construction Practice

APPSC AE Syllabus PDF Download: For Paper 1, 2 and 3

Here you will be able to download the official syllabus for APPSC Asst. Engg. exam as per the latest syllabus released by the Andhra Pradesh PSC. You can download the APPSC AE Syllabus for Civil, Mechanical and Environmental engineering in the official pdf given here. Download the APPSC AE Syllabus PDF. 

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You may also visit the following: 
APPSC AE Exam Pattern  APPSC AE Selection Process 
APPSC AE Cut Off  APPSC AE Salary 

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