UPPSC AE 2023: Vacancy, Notification, Date, Latest Update

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: December 26th, 2023
UPPSC AE exam is conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission to employ candidates for the post of Assistant Engineer. UPPSC AE vacancy is released to recruit Mechanical, Civil, and Electrical engineers.
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UPPSC AE recruitment 2023 notification is expected to be released soon. Interested candidates will be able to apply for the exam if they are meeting the eligibility criteria. UPPSC AE is one of the most prestigious exams that is held annually to recruit dynamic engineers to carry out various engineering works in various departments of the Government of Uttar Pradesh.

There are two stages in the UPPSC AE recruitment i.e. written examination and interview. Candidates have to qualify both stages to be shortlisted for the vacant positions. More details pertaining to the UPPSC AE 2023 like exam date, notification, eligibility, etc. have been presented below.

What is UPPSC AE?

UPPSC AE is one of the biggest Assistant Engineering exams that happen in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The exam is very popular because of the lucrative career opportunities. UPPSC AE is a brilliant career option for many candidates and to leverage it, one must know all the important details around it. 

The vacancies are announced in several departments such as Public Works Department (P.W.D), Housing and Urban Planning Department, Nagar Vikas Vibhag, Avas Evam Vikas Parishad, Agriculture Department, Ground Water Department, Minor Irrigation Department, Industrial Development Department, etc.

UPPSC AE 2023 Overview

Candidates who are interested in appearing in the examination can check the succinct introduction of UPPSC AE in the table below.



Name of Organization

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)

Name of the Exam


Post Name

Assistant Engineer (AE) 

Total Vacancy

To be announced (Last Year – 281)


Rs. 15,600-Rs. 39,100/- Grade Pay Rs. 5400/

Selection Process

Written Test and Interview

Official Website

UPPSC AE Vacancy 2023

The latest notification shall comprise the details of the UPPSC AE 2023 vacancy. Last year a total of 281 vacancies were released. This year, a good number of vacancies are expected hence candidates should keep their level of preparation high. The number of UPPSC AE vacancies for this will be updated as soon as it is announced. Check out the details on last year’s vacancy in the table given below.


Post and Discipline


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

Asstt. Engg (Civil)


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

Asstt. Engg (Electrical/Mechanical)


Housing and Urban Planning 

Asstt. Engg. (Civil)


Nagar Vikas Vibhag

Asstt. Engg. (Water)/’B’ 14 Civil/Electrical 


Nagar Vikas Vibhag

Asstt. Engg. (Traffic)


Agriculture Deptt.

U.P.Agriculture Service 


Avas Evam Vikas Parishad

Asstt. Engg (Civil)


Avas Evam Vikas Parishad

Asstt. Engg. (Electrical)


Ground Water department

Asstt. Engg (Civil)


Ground Water department

Asstt. Engg. (Mechanical)


Minor Irrigation department

Asstt. Engg. (Agriculture)


Industrial development Deptt

Manager (Civil)


Industrial development Deptt

Manager (Electrical/ Mechanical)


Home (Police) Department

Chief Fire Officer


Information and Public Relations Department

Assistant Television Engg. (Electronics)


Rural Engg. Deptt. For SC/OBC 

Asstt. Engg. (Civil)




UPPSC AE Notification 2023

The Commission will release UPPSC AE notification for the State Engineering Services Exam (SES Exam) for the post of Assistant Engineer for various engineering disciplines. Candidates who want to apply for the exam must go through the complete notification to obtain essential details. 

UPPSC AE notification 2023 PDF will be updated here as soon as it is made available. It shall encompass all the information that is related to the recruitment process. Meanwhile, candidates can refer to the previous year’s notification through the link provided below.

Download: UPPSC AE Notification

UPPSC AE Exam Date 2023

Candidates should be aware of the important dates related to the UPPSC AE exam. The dates will be notified after the release of the official notification. UPPSC AE exam date for the last year was 29 May 2022. 


Important Dates

Notification release date

April 2023

Application form release date

April 2023

Last date to submit the application form

May 2023

Admit Card release date

To be announced

UPPSC AE exam date

To be announced

Result declaration

To be announced

Interview date

To be announced


UPPSC AE Salary is one of the most attractive factors about the job which makes many candidates participate in the recruitment. Apart from the salary, there are other perks and benefits like medical facilities, provident fund, gratuity, TA, DA, HRA, etc. that are provided to employees. These benefits make UPPSC AE one of the most lucrative jobs available under the government of Uttar Pradesh. The break-up of the salary which one receives after they get recruited as UPPSC AE in the government offices has been presented in the table below.


Pay in Rupees

Grade Pay

Rs. 5,400/-

Basic Pay

Rs. 15,600-39,100

In-hand salary

Rs. 60,000/- (approx)


UPPSC AE Eligibility Criteria

The UPPSC AE eligibility criteria are set by UPPSC as the minimum requirements that candidates must fulfill in order to take part in the examination. Candidates must consider the eligibility requirements carefully as not adhering to them might result in disqualification. Check out the details on the eligibility criteria for UPPSC AE 2023 recruitment below. 

  • Educational Qualification: The educational qualification or UPPSC AE is a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant discipline for which you are applying.
  • Age Limit: Candidates should have attained at least 21 years of age and must not have exceeded 40 years. Candidates belonging to the reserved category will be eligible for the age limit relaxation as per the rules prescribed in the UPPSC AE notification. 
  • Marital Status: Male candidates who have more than one wife living and female candidates who have married someone who already has a wife are ineligible to apply for UPPSC AE exam. However, if the Hon’ble Governor has granted an exemption, the constraint may be lifted.

UPPSC AE Apply Online 2023

UPPSC AE application form will be released in online mode. Candidates are advised to fill out their online application form as soon as possible to avoid any last-minute hassle or inconvenience. UPPSC AE apply online process comprises various stages such as registration, filling out the application form, application fee payment, uploading required documents, and final submission of the online form. 

How to Apply Online for UPPSC AE Recruitment 2023?

Candidates must be aware of the step-by-step process to submit the application form easily. The steps to apply for UPPSC AE exam have been elaborated below:

  • Go to the official website
  • On the home page, click on ‘Candidate Registration’.
  • Exercise the registration process.
  • Fill the application form by providing personal details, academic details, etc.
  • Upload a photograph and signature in the required dimensions.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Take a preview of the application form.
  • Submit the application form and take a printout of it

 UPPSC AE Application Fee 

Candidates must pay the application fee to apply for the UPPSC AE exam 2023 successfully. The application fee can be paid through Credit card, Debit card, and Net banking. Checkout the details on application fee for each category in the table given below.


Application Fee

Unreserved/ Economically Weaker Sections/ Other Backward Castes

Rs. 225/-

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe

Rs. 105/-


Rs. 25/-

Ex-Service Man

Rs. 105/-

UPPSC AE Selection Process 2023

The UPPSC AE Selection Process comprises a written exam followed by an interview. Complete knowledge of the selection process will help candidates in preparing for each stage well in advance. After passing the written examination, shortlisted candidates will be called for appearing in the interview.

  • The written exam will have 2 Paper, Paper 1 & Paper 2
  • Both papers of UPPSC AE will be conducted on the same day. 
  • You will have to qualify each paper to be eligible to appear for the UPPSC AE interview

UPPSC AE Exam Pattern

UPPSC AE Exam Pattern should be well known to all the candidates who are willing to give the exam. It gives them a direction to prepare for the exam. Knowing the exam pattern will help you in dividing your time between different subjects effectively. More details on the UPPSC AE exam pattern have been explained below. 

  • UPPSC AE Exam will have two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2
  • All the questions will be objective multiple-choice questions.
  • Paper 1 will have two subjects General Hindi and a core subject paper based on your educational qualification. 
  • Paper 2 will also have two subjects, General Studies, and core subject paper 2 based on your educational qualification.
  • Both papers will be 375 marks each, thereby, the total paper will be 750 marks. 
  • The duration of each UPPSC AE paper, i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2 is 2 hours 30 minutes.



No. of questions


Paper 1

General Hindi



Core Subject Paper- 1



Paper 2

General Studies



Core Subject Paper- 2




250 Questions

750 Marks

UPPSC AE Syllabus

UPPSC AE syllabus gives a list of all the important topics that must be studied in order to perform well in the exam. The UPPSC AE syllabus for Paper 1  and Paper 2, comprises the subject matter for Engineering Discipline, General Studies, and General Hindi. Candidates must have an in-depth of the syllabus to devise a nice study plan.

UPPSC AE General Hindi Syllabus

  • हिंदी भाषा का मूलभूत ज्ञान (स्वर, व्यंजन, रस)
  • प्रत्यय
  • समास
  • मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ
  • अनेक शब्दों के लिए एक शब्द
  • उचित शब्द से दिए गए रिक्त स्थान की पूर्ती
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द, विलोम शब्द, शब्द युग्म, लिंग परिवर्तन, वचन परिवर्तन आदी
  • वर्ण, वर्तनी और उच्चारण
  • वाक्य-क्रम व्यवस्थापन
  • उपसर्ग और प्रत्यय
  • विपरीतार्थक शब्द
  • संधि तथा संधि-विच्छेद
  • अनेकार्थक शब्द’

UPPSC AE General Studies Syllabus

  • Indian Polity, Economy & Culture
  • Current National and International Important Events
  • Indian Agriculture, Commerce & Trade
  • Population, Ecology & urbanization
  • General Science
  • Culture and traditions of Uttar Pradesh
  • History of India
  • World Geography & Indian Geography & Natural Resources of India
  • Indian National Movement
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Basic elementary mathematics

UPPSC AE Admit Card 2023

Eligible candidates will be able to download their UPPSC AE admit card online. It will be released by the concerned authority of the Commission a few days before the exam date. The admit card is an important document for appearing in the UPPSC AE exam. It shall comprise essential details like candidate’s name, roll number, date of birth, exam date, exam venue, and other important details. Candidates can download the admit card by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the website of UPPSC.
  • Click on the admit card download link.
  • Enter the login credentials.
  •  Submit the details.
  • The admit card will display on the screen.
  • Check the details printed on it.
  • Take the printout of it and keep it safe for further use.

UPPSC AE Answer Key 2023

UPPSC AE answer key 2023 will be released after the completion of the exam. The commission will release the answer key for the candidates who will appear for the written exam. You can ascertain your probable marks in the UPPSC AE exam with the help of the answer key pdf to set expectations about the future. Candidates will also be able to raise an objection against the answer key in case they are not satisfied with the answer key for a particular question. UPPSC will verify the answer key and release the final answer key after resolving the issue.  

UPPSC AE Result 2023

The Commission will publish the UPPSC AE result on its official website soon after the completion of the exam. The result of the written exam will be released first. After that, an interview will be organized for the selected candidates for the personality test. The final result for UPPSC AE 2023 will be announced for candidates who pass the personality test. The result shall contain important details like candidate’s name, date of birth, category, marks obtained, total marks, etc.

UPPSC AE Cut Off Marks

The cut off for the UPPSC AE exam will vary depending on the engineering discipline. The cut off is the minimum score required to proceed to the next stage of the exam. We have provided you with the UPPSC AE previous year cut off below for your reference. 

UPPSC AE Previous Year Cut Off  for 2013


Irrigation Department (Civil) Maximum/Minimum Cut off

Mechanical Department Maximum/Minimum Cut off

Electrical Maximum/Minimum Cut off






















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