RPSC AEN Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2018 (CE/ME/EE/Agriculture), Download PDF!

By Sachin Singh|Updated : May 30th, 2018

In order to crack RPSC Assistant Engineer (AEN) exam, candidates must be fully prepared from the very first level i.e. having proper guidelines about the exam. So here Gradeup is providing the latest syllabus and exam pattern for RPSC AEN Exam 2018 which will ignite your preparations and will provide a defined path to hit at the desired goal.

Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) conducts Combined Competitive Examination for State Engineering Services (Assistant Engineer-AEN) which is one of the awaited exams. Applications for recruitment of 916 RPSC AEN vacancies will continue until 31st May 2018. It is expected that a huge a no.of candidates would apply for this recruitment which will surely increase the level of competition in RPSC -AEN Exam 2018. Let's check RPSC Assistant Engineer exam pattern & syllabus of Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, & Agriculture. 

RPSC AEN Syllabus 2018

Preliminary Examination

Compulsory Paper: General Knowledge and General Science

  • Current affairs
  • History & Culture
  • General Science
  • Economic Developments with special reference to Rajasthan
  • Geography and Natural Resources

Optional Papers:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering

Download RPSC AEN Preliminary Exam Syllabus PDF

Mains Examination

Compulsory Paper

  1. Social Aspects of Engineering ( detail in the link below)
  2. Hindi

Section A

  • Sandhi (सन्धि)
  • Samas (समास)
  • Suffix-Prefix ( प्रत्यय उपसर्ग )
  • Synonyms (समानार्थक या पर्यायवाची)
  • Antonyms ( विलोम )
  • Meaning of the word pair (शब्द युग्म का अर्थ भेद)
  • One word substitution (वाक्यांश के लिए सार्थक शब्द)
  • Spelling error (शब्द शुद्धि )
  • Spotting the Error (वाक्य शुद्धि )
  • Idioms & Phrases ( मुहावरे - लोकोक्तियाँ )
  • Technical Words Translation ( तकनीकी अंग्रेज़ी शब्दों का समानार्थक हिंदी शब्द)

Section B

  • Summarising of passages(संक्षिप्तीकरण)
  • Amplification of sentences(वृद्धिकरण)
  • Formal & Informal Letter Writing ( पत्र लेखन)
  • Notice Writing (प्रारूप लेखन)

Section C

  • Essay Writing ( निबंध लेखन )

Download RPSC AEN Main Exam Syllabus PDF

Optional Paper 

Paper 1

Civil EnggMechanical EnggElectrical EnggAgricultural Engg
Strength of MaterialsTheory of MachinesElectrical CircuitsSoil and Water Conservation
Soil & Foundation Engg.Materials ScienceField TheoryIrrigation
Theory of structuresMachine DesignElectrical MaterialsDrainage
Structural Design- 1Manufacturing ProcessesElectrical MachinesPumps
Structural Design-2Industrial EngineeringPower systemsWater Resources Development and Management
---Surveying, Leveling and Land Development

Paper 2


Civil EnggMechanical EnggElectrical EnggAgricultural Engg
Fluid MechanicsThermodynamicsElectrical Measurement and InstrumentationFarm Power
SurveyingHeat TransferElectronics and CommunicationFarm Machinery
Construction MaterialsFluid Mechanics & Fluid machinesPower ElectronicsAgricultural Processing
Hydrology & Water Resources Engg.Refrigeration & air conditioningMicroprocessor systems and computersFarm electrification and Machine
Transport & Traffic Engg.Energy ConversionControl SystemRural Housing
Water Supply & Sanitary Engg.Power Plant Engg-Renewable Energy

RPSC AEN Exam Pattern

RPSC AEN written exam is conducted in two successive stages i.e.

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination

Preliminary Examination

  • It consists of one compulsory paper and one optional paper (both objective).
  • Pre Exam carries a maximum of 400 marks.
  • The marks obtained in the Pre Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.
Section – A
Compulsory PaperMax. Marks/Time
G.K & G.S including General knowledge of Rajasthan its Geography, Economy & culture200/2 hrs


Section – B
Optional PaperMax. Marks/Time
Civil Engineering200/2 hrs
Electrical Engineering200/2 hrs
Mechanical Engineering200/2 hrs
Agricultural Engineering200/2 hrs

Main Examination

  • Main written exam consists of one compulsory paper and one optional paper (conventional type)
  • The candidate must take all the compulsory subjects and any one of the optional subjects i.e either of the following
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Agricultural Engineering
  • Each of the optional subjects will have two papers. 
PaperCompulsory Subject Maximum Marks
Paper – IHindi 100
Paper – II Social aspects of Engineering 100
PaperOptional SubjectMaximum Marks
Paper – III and IVAnyone subject to opted by a candidate from the following list of optional subjects200

Personal Interview

  • Candidates securing minimum qualifying marks in the Main examination shall be summoned by them for interview
  • In interviewing marks shall also be awarded for the candidate's knowledge of the Rajasthani culture. 
  • If a candidate's handwriting is not easily legible, a deduction will be made on this account from the total marks otherwise accruing to him.
  • Credit will be given for orderly, effective and exact expression combined with due economy of words in all subjects of the examination.
  • It is obligatory for a candidate to appear in all the compulsory papers and in optional papers.

RPSC Assistant Engineer Question Paper


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sanghmitra singh baghel
Otp as raha h Kya kisi ks
ACchouhan Chouhan
Exam date kb hai??
Jai Mek

Jai MekJun 2, 2018

I am from tamilnadu whether  am eligible or not from  RPSC AEN POST
Kajal Shrimalii
exam kb tk hoga any idea

NagendraJul 3, 2018

I am preparing for RVUNL JE  plz upload previous papers
Saurabh Chandra
What will be the percentage of Rajasthan question in GS???

NeetuAug 10, 2018

Exam kB ho skta hai?
Gaurav Gupta

Gaurav GuptaNov 20, 2018

Negative marking hai kya.?

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