BPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus
BPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus


Title: Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)  Assistant Engineer (AE) Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Name of OrganisationBihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
Name of PostsAssistant Engineer (AE)
Official WebsiteBihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
Recruitment DetailsBihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
Type of TestObjective Type
Test ModeOnline (Computer Based Test – CBT)

Assistant Engineer Pattern

The candidates must attempt a total of 6 papers in the written test. Each paper will be similar in terms of duration and marks. The duration will be 1 hour and the total marks will be 100. All the papers will be objective type. The candidates need to score combined marks of 40% in the case of general category candidates and 32% for SC/ST candidates. examination pattern for the BPSC AE written test will be as follows.

General English100 Marks1 Hour
General Hindi100 Marks1 Hour
General Studies100 Marks1 Hour
General Engineering Science100 Marks1 Hour
Concerned/Optional Paper I100 Marks1 Hour
Concerned/Optional Paper I100 Marks1 Hour

Assistant Engineer Syllabus

The written examination will consist of 6 papers. The compulsory papers will be General Studies, General English, General Hindi, and General Engineering. These four papers will be common to all the aspirants. The fifth and sixth papers will focus on the fundamental subjects of the concerned stream. The questions from these papers will revolve around the core subjects. All the papers will be objective type in nature.

General Studies

In order to successfully clear the General Studies paper, the aspirants must study the following topics and subjects. Besides that, the candidates must read newspapers in order to develop awareness regarding more such topics.

  • Polity
  • Economy
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Current Affairs
  • Static GK
  • Awards & Honours
  • Currencies & Capitals
  • Geography

General English

The general English section will consist of objective-type questions on the following topics. If the candidates have a good habit of reading, then they can ace most of these topics with ease.

  • Error Detection
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Jumbled Sentence
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Cloze Test
  • Sentence Improvement
  • One Word Substitution

General Hindi

The general Hindi section will be simple and will judge the basics of the Hindi language. Candidates must be aware of the day to day to use of the language too.

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Hindi Grammar

General Engineering

The questions under this paper will be asked from such subjects which are taught commonly for all engineering students irrespective of the branch of graduation.

  • Electrical Measuring Instrument
  • Energy Conversion
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Methodology of Constructions
  • Transport Phenomenon
  • Engineering Economy & Management
  • Engineering Materials
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Environment Engineering

We have provided the Assistant Engineer Exam Syllabus in the form of pdf. Also, we have mentioned the direct link to download the Assistant Engineer Exam Pattern Pdf by using the below link at free of cost.

BPSC AE Syllabus Optional Papers

The optional papers are two papers that should be attempted based on the concerned stream of graduation.

A. Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering ICivil Engineering II
Energy ConversionEngineering MechanicsMechanics of SolidsTransport PhenomenonEngineering Economy & ManagementEngineering Materials & ConstructionsSurveying & MeasurementElementary EngineeringSoil Mechanics & FoundationsStructural AnalysisStructural DesignTransportation EngineeringHydrology & Water ResourcesPublic Health EngineeringHydraulic Engineering

B. Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering IMechanical Engineering II
Steam Boilers RefrigerationFluid Mechanics Air Conditioning Heat Exchangers Hydrodynamics Power TransmissionThermodynamics I.C Engines Heat TransferTurbines & GoverningCompressors Gas turbine CycleTheory of Machines Engineering MaterialsMachine Design.The Strength of MaterialsProduction EngineeringIndustrial Engineering

C. Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering IElectrical  Engineering II
I.C Engines.Heat Transfer.Turbines & Governing.Compressors.Gas turbine Cycle.Steam Boilers.Refrigeration.Fluid Electrical.Air Conditioning.Heat Exchangers.Hydrodynamics Power Transmission.Thermodynamics.Theory of Machines.Engineering Materials.Machine Design.The Strength of Materials.Production Engineering.Industrial Engineering.

Important Links

BPSC Assistant Engineer Admit CardClick Here
BPSC Assistant Engineer Official NotificationClick Here
BPSC official websiteClick Here

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