UPPSC AE Eligibility Criteria 2022: Education, Age Limit

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: December 26th, 2023
Candidates interested to apply for the UPPSC Assistant Engineer exam must first go through the UPPSC AE eligibility criteria before proceeding to fill the online form. Check UPPSC AE educational qualification, age limit and other requirements here.
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The UPPSC AE eligibility criteria 2022 is mandatory to be fulfilled by each candidate who is willing to apply for the post of Assistant Engineer. Check the educational qualification, age limit, number of attempts that are needed to fill up the online form.

If you fill in any incorrect information in the application form for the UPPSC AE recruitment, then your form will be rejected. Thus, to avoid it, make sure to go through the given post that explains the UPPSC AE exam eligibility requirement in detail for all the candidates. 

UPPSC AE Eligibility Criteria 2022

The UPPSC AE Eligibility Criteria 2022 plays a key role to determine whether you can apply for the exam or not. Candidates interested in applying for the UPPSC AE 2022 exam should make sure that they fulfil the given requirements to avoid rejection of the application forms. The UPPSC Assistant Engineer eligibility criteria is specified in the official notification that is released by the UPPSC. 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

If at any stage it is found that any of the UPPSC AE eligibility criteria specified by the candidate is incorrect, then he/she will be debarred from appearing in the examination or service will be terminated and a strict action will be taken against him/her. The candidates who apply for the UPPSC AE recruitment 2022 can go through this post to know the requirements that one has to fulfil to apply online.  Let us understand each one of the eligibility criteria in detail. 

UPPSC AE Educational Qualification

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


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


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 


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

You may check the following: 

UPPSC AE Age Limit Upper & Lower Age Limit

The UPPSC AE age limit must be fulfilled by the candidate as given below. The UPPSC Assistant Engineer age relaxation is applicable only to those who belong to Uttar Pradesh.

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

Age Relaxation for UPPSC AE Recruitment

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


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


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

You may also like to know the UPPSC AE Syllabus 

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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