BPSC AE Recruitment 2024: Check How to Apply Online, Eligibility, Last Date 30 June

BPSC AE Recruitment 2024: The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) announced on June 13 that they are hiring 118 Assistant Engineers in Civil and Mechanical disciplines for the Public Health Engineering Department of Bihar. If you have completed a B.E./B.Tech in Civil or Mechanical, you can apply online on the official website @bpsc.bih.nic.in.

The online application process started on June 15, and you have until June 30, 2024, to submit your application. If you meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in these Assistant Engineer positions in Bihar, make sure you know all the details about the exam dates, syllabus, exam pattern, and selection process. Here we have provided important details about this exam.


BPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2024 Overview

Detail Information
Organisation Name Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
Post Name Assistant Engineer (Civil & Mechanical)
Total Vacancies 118
Advertisement Number 32/2024 & 33/2024
Registration Process 15 to 30 June 2024
Application Mode Online
State Concerned Bihar
Official Website bpsc.bih.nic.in


Number of Vacancies for BPSC Assistant Engineer (AE) positions:

Post Name Number of Vacancies
AE (Civil) 113
AE (Mechanical) 05
Total 118



Steps to Apply for BPSC AE Recruitment 2024

Follow these simple steps to apply online for the BPSC AE Recruitment 2024:

  1. First, visit the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) official website at @bpsc.bih.nic.in.
  2. Next, find the option “BPSC Advertisement for the Post of Assistant Engineer (Civil & Mechanical) in Public Health Engineering Dept., Govt. of Bihar 2024” under the latest notifications.
  3. Then, carefully read the BPSC AE Recruitment 2024 notification to understand the eligibility requirements.
  4. After that, click on the “Apply Now” link available on the homepage.
  5. Make sure to enter all required details, such as your Aadhaar number, first name, middle name, last name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, and marital status.
  6. To pay the registration fee, use Net Banking, a debit card, a credit card, or any other available option.
  7. Before submitting, review all the details you have filled out and click the “Submit Registration Button” tab.
  8. Finally, mail the application form, bank challan form, and other necessary documents to the commission’s registered address in the enclosed envelope.


BPSC Assistant Engineer (AE) Recruitment 2024: Educational Qualifications

Position Educational Qualifications
AE (Civil) B.E. or B.Tech in Civil Engineering
AE (Mechanical) B.E. or B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering


Age Limit & Age Relaxation

Category Upper Age Limit
UR (Male) 37 years
OBC (Male & Female), UR (Female) 40 years
SC/ST (Male & Female) 42 years
Ex-Serviceman 60 years


BPSC Assistant Engineer (AE) Recruitment: Important Dates

Event Date
Starting Date to Apply 15 June 2024
Last Date to Apply 30 June 2024
Exam Date To be notified


BPSC Assistant Engineer (AE) Recruitment: Application Fee Details

Category Fee
SC/ST/PH/Reserved ₹200/-
General and other categories ₹750/-
  • The application fee can be paid through online mode.


Selection Process for BPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2024:

Selection Process Description
Written Exam Candidates have to appear for a written examination.
Personal Interview Qualified candidates from the written exam will face an interview.


BPSC AE Syllabus 2024

General Studies (Common for all)

Topics Sub-topics
Polity Indian Constitution, Governance, Polity in India
Current Affairs National & International News, Events
Economy Indian Economy, Economic Policies
Static GK Awards, Honours, Books & Authors, Important Days
Physics Basic Concepts, Laws, Applications
Chemistry General Chemistry, Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
Botany Plant Biology, Basics
Zoology Animal Biology, Basics
Indian History Ancient, Medieval, Modern Indian History
History of Bihar Culture, Heritage, Contribution
Geography Indian & World Geography, Maps, Landforms
Sports National & International Sports, Events
Awards Recognition, Achievements
Days and Events Important National & International Days
Important Personalities Biographies, Contributions

General English

Topics Sub-topics
Error Detection Identify Errors in Sentences
Direct & Indirect Speech Change Statements
Active & Passive Voice Transform Sentences
Jumbled Sentence Arrange Sentences in Order
Reading Comprehension Understanding Passages
Fill in the Blanks Complete Sentences
Cloze Test Fill in the Missing Words in a Passage
Sentence Improvement Improve Sentence Structure
One Word Substitution Replace Phrases with Single Words

General Hindi

Topics Sub-topics
वर्ण संरचना Vowel & Consonant Structure
वर्तनी शोधन/विश्लेषण Identify Spelling Mistakes
शब्द रचना Prefixes, Suffixes, Sandhi, Compound Words
शब्द भेद Types of Words – Structure, Meaning, Grammar
वाक्य रचना Sentence Formation
वाक्य शोधन Sentence Analysis
शब्द शुद्धिकरण Correcting Words in Sentences
लोकोक्ति एवं मुहावरें Proverbs and Idioms
संज्ञा Nouns, Gender, Plural Forms
सर्वनाम Pronouns, Usage
विशेषण Adjectives, Types and Usage
क्रिया विशेषण Verbs, Special Types

General Engineering Science

Paper 5: Civil Engineering (CE)
Topics Sub-topics
Structural Analysis Forces, Equilibrium, Stability, Structural Elements
RCC Structures Design Principles, Beams, Columns, Slabs
Steel Structures Design, Components, Connections
Soil Mechanics Properties, Testing, Foundations, Soil Types
Fluid Mechanics Principles, Applications, Hydraulic Structures
Environmental Engineering Pollution Control, Water Treatment
Transportation Engineering Highway Design, Traffic Engineering
Surveying Techniques, Instruments, Applications
Construction Management Planning, Estimation, Project Management
Paper 6: Optional Subjects (Based on Specialization)

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Paper 5: Mechanical Engineering
Topics Sub-topics
Thermodynamics Laws, Properties of Gases, Power Cycles
IC Engines CI & SI Engines, Fuel Injection, Combustion
Steam Boilers Types, Efficiency, Steam Turbines
Compressors Types, Applications, Performance
Heat Transfer Conduction, Convection, Radiation
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Principles, Refrigerants, Cooling Methods
Fluid Mechanics Fluid Properties, Flow Dynamics, Pumps
Fluid Machinery Turbines, Pumps, Fans, Applications
Machine Design Design Principles, Joints, Gears, Bearings
Materials Science Properties, Applications, Alloying
Production Engineering Manufacturing Processes, Metal Forming, Casting
Industrial Engineering Work Study, Production Planning, Quality Management
Paper 6: Electrical Engineering (EE)
Topics Sub-topics
Electrical Circuits Network Theory, Analysis Methods
Electromagnetic Theory Maxwell’s Equations, Electromagnetic Waves
Electrical Measurements Instruments, Measurement Techniques
Power Systems Transmission, Distribution, Protection Systems
Control Systems Feedback Control, Stability Analysis
Electrical Machines Transformers, Motors, Generators
Power Electronics Semiconductor Devices, Converters
Digital Electronics Logic Gates, Flip-Flops, Counters
Analog Electronics Amplifiers, Oscillators, Filters
Signals & Systems Analog & Digital Signals, Signal Processing
Communication Systems Modulation Techniques, Communication Networks


BPSC AE Exam Pattern 2024

Paper Marks Duration Type
General English 100 Marks 1 Hour Objective
General Hindi 100 Marks 1 Hour Objective
General Studies 100 Marks 1 Hour Objective
General Engineering Science 100 Marks 1 Hour Objective
Concerned/Optional Paper I 100 Marks 1 Hour Objective
Concerned/Optional Paper II 100 Marks 1 Hour Objective
  • Marks: Each paper carries 100 marks.
  • Duration: The duration of each paper is 1 hour.
  • Type: All papers are objective in nature.

Note: Candidates need to achieve a minimum of 40% marks (for general category) and 32% marks (for SC/ST category) in aggregate across all papers to qualify for further stages of the selection process.


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