KPSC AE Recruitment 2022: Exam Date, Notification, 188 Vacancies

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: December 26th, 2023
KPSC AE Recruitment 2022 has been released for a total of 188 posts. The exam is scheduled to be held on 11 and 12 February 2023. Get further updates in this post regarding Karnataka PSC Assistant Engineer recruitment.
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KPSC AE exam date for 2022 has been announced. Karnataka PSC has issued a notification indicating the KPSC AE exam schedule. The KPSC exam will be held on the 11th and 12th of February 2023. Previously, the number of KPSC AE vacancies increased from 188 to 288. Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) has announced KPSC AE Recruitment to fill the vacant posts of Assistant Engineers.

For the position of Assistant Engineer, the KPSC organises a state-level examination from time to time to fill the positions that are vacant all across the state. We have enclosed the important events and details for the KPSC AE exam in this post. Learn about the exam date, official notification pdf, syllabus, selection process, eligibility, and more!

KPSC AE Recruitment 2022

KPSC AE exam date and schedule have been published on the Karnataka PSC official website. Candidates can check the KPSC AE exam schedule along with the exam dates and time which we have updated below. The KPSC AE exam date is set for the 11th and 12th of February 2023 for the position of Assistant Engineer in various state departments.

KPSC AE Exam Date

Authorities have also increased the number of KPSC AE vacancy which is now 188+100 = 288. Earlier, KPSC released a total of 188 vacancies for the post of Assistant Engineer in the Rural Drinking Water & Sanitation Department. On 21 February 2022, the Karnataka Public Service Commission issued the KPSC AE Recruitment 2022 Notification. KPSC AE exam selection process includes a written exam, an interview, and a Kannada Language Test. You can obtain the KPSC AE Notification by clicking on the link provided below.

Download KPSC AE Notification PDF 2022

Read on to learn about the KPSC AE 2022 recruitment, including the exam date, vacancy, selection process, syllabus, eligibility, salary, cut off, and more.

KPSC AE Recruitment 2022: Latest Updates

Candidates with a degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering are eligible to apply for KPSC AE Recruitment 2022 so that they can contest for 288 Assistant Engineer vacant positions. KPSC AE exam will be held on the 11th and 12th of February 2023. The application window was open from 02 September 2022 to 30 September 2022.

KPSC AE Apply Online 2022 – Online Form Re-opened (Closed)

Latest Updates

  • 26th October 2022: KPSC AE exam date has been released.
  • 2nd September 2022: KPSC AE application form has been reopened.
  • 21st February 2022: KPSC AE Notification 2022 has been released by the Karnataka PSC. 

KPSC AE Recruitment 2022 Highlights

The major highlights of KPSC AE recruitment is in the table below. 

KPSC AE 2022 Recruitment 


Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC)


Assistant Engineer (AE) 


188+100 = 288

Applying Mode


Online Application

2nd September to 30th September

Selection Process

  • Written Exam 
  • Kannada Language Test 
  • Interview 


Rs. 43100 – Rs. 83900 

Official Site


KPSC AE Recruitment 2022 Important Dates

KPSC AE exam date is important to note as it will help candidates in ensuring they do not miss out on any important deadlines. Below, we have provided KPSC AE important dates that will help candidates prepare in an optimal manner.

KPSC AE 2022 Exam Events


KPSC AE Notification Released on 

21st February 2022 

KPSC AE 2022 Online Application Starts On 

28th February 2022 

2nd September 2022

KPSC AE Apply Online Last Date 

30th March 2022

30th September 2022

Last Date to Pay Application Fee

31st March 2022 

1st October 2022

KPSC AE Exam Date 

11th and 12th February 2023

KPSC AE Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

KPSC AE Result Date 

To be announced 

KPSC AE Vacancy 2022

Authorities have improved KPSC AE vacancy 2022 by 100 more posts. Earlier, KPSC released a total of 188 vacancies for the post of Assistant Engineer. Now, this number has been increased to 288. The candidates will be appointed in the Rural Drinking Water & Sanitation Departments. We have provided new KPSC AE vacancy in the table below. 



Residual Parent Cadre


Hyderabad-Karnataka Cadre


New KPSC AE vacancy


Total KPSC AE Vacancy


KPSC AE Online Application 2022: Apply Online Steps, Fee

The steps to KPSC AE apply online steps have been given below along with the application fee.

Steps to Fill KPSC AE Application Form 2022

Step 1: Visit the official website of Karnataka PSC.

Step 2: Click on the “Current Recruitment Openings” on the homepage and then click on “KPSC AE 2022 Vacancies”.

Step 3: Click on the “Apply link” for the Assistant Engineer post in KPSC. 

Step 4: Enter all the personal details, other details and complete the registration for the exam. 

Step 5: Upload the scanned copies of the photograph and signature as per the prescribed format to complete the online form for the KPSC AE online form 2022. 

Step 7: Pay the required amount of the application fee for KPSC AE 2022 and take a printout of the online form. 

KPSC AE Application Fee

The application fee for the KPSC AE exam is given below. All the candidates will be required to pay an additional fee of Rs. 35/- which is the processing fee. 


Application Fee

Unreserved/ General Category Candidates 

Rs. 600 + Processing Fee 

2A, 2B, 3A & 3B Category Candidates 

Rs. 300 + Processing Fee

Ex-Serviceman Category Candidates 

Rs. 50 + Processing Fee

SC/ ST/ Cat-1/ Disabled Category Candidates 

Processing Fee

KPSC AE Eligibility

The KPSC AE qualification and age limit to apply is given below. Apart from fulfilling the given eligibility criteria, the candidates should also be physically and mentally healthy. 

KPSC AE Educational Qualification 

The interested candidates must have completed their B.E./B. Tech in Civil/Environmental Engineering from a University recognized by Govt. of Karnataka. 

KPSC AE Age Limit

The candidates’ age must be between 18 years to 35 years to apply for KPSC AE exam 2022. 

KPSC AE Selection Process

The KPSC AE selection process shall be done through the following three stages: 

  • Written Exam 
  • Interview
  • Compulsory Kannada Paper of 150 Marks 

The final selection of the candidate shall be made on the basis of the marks scored by the candidate in the written exam. A candidate will have to qualify each stage to be able to appear for the next stage. 

KPSC AE Exam Pattern

The KPSC AE written exam will consist of two papers namely general and subject-specific. General Studies will be the same for all candidates, while the subject paper will be based on the candidate’s educational qualifications as specified in the application form.

The KPSC AE written exam will be conducted either in online or offline mode. The Commission shall notify you of the mode of exam on its official website. The KPSC AE exam pattern is mentioned below in the table. 





Paper 1

General Studies


1.5 Hours

Paper 2

Specific Subject Paper


2 Hours



50 Marks 


KPSC AE Syllabus

The KPSC AE syllabus for General Paper is given below. The KPSC AE Civil syllabus shall have the topics that the candidate had studied in their graduation. 

  • Current events
  • General Science
  • Karnataka History & Geography
  • Indian History
  • Freedom Struggle 
  • Geography of India 
  • Constitution, Law 
  • Indian Economy, Environment, Minerals, Resources 
  • Current Affairs 
  • Sports and Entertainments 
  • General Science 
  • Topics related to the everyday perception that can be expected from a person who has passed the prescribed qualification

KPSC AE Admit Card 2022

The candidates who will apply successfully for the KPSC AE 2022 Recruitment shall be issued the Admit Card to appear for the written exam. The KPSC AE Admit Card will have the details related to the exam such as exam date, exam timing, candidates’ details etc. We will update the direct link to download the KPSC AE Hall Ticket once it is released officially.

KPSC AE Result 2022

After the completion of each stage of the selection process, Karnataka PSC will release the result for the successful candidates to be called for the next stage for the KPSC AE selection process.Accordingly, the KPSC AE result 2022 shall be declared.

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