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UPPSC Assistant Engineer 2020

UPPSC Assistant Engineer 2020

The online application portal for the Combined State Engineering Services (General Recruitment/Special Recruitment) Examination-2019 has been closed on 30 January 2020. As per the following UPPSC Annual Exam Calendar 2020, the examination has been tentatively scheduled for 07 June 2020. Here is all that a candidate needs to know about the recruitment process.

UPPSC Annual Exam Calendar 2020

Vacancy Details (Total = 712)

Department Post Name Branch Total Post
General Recruitment 692
Irrigation Department Assistant Engineer Civil 171
Irrigation Department Assistant Engineer Mechanical 73
Minor Irrigation Department Assistant Engineer Agriculture 9
Minor Irrigation Department Assistant Engineer Civil 4
Minor Irrigation Department Assistant Engineer Mechanical 5
Rural Engineering Department Assistant Engineer Civil 57
Public Works Department (P.W.D) Assistant Engineer Civil 108
Public Works Department (P.W.D) Assistant Engineer Electrical/ Mechanical 46
Mandi Parishad Assistant Engineer Civil 31
Mandi Parishad Assistant Engineer Electrical/ Mechanical 5
Housing and Urban Planning Department Assistant Engineer Civil 26
Housing and Urban Planning Department Assistant Engineer Electrical/ Mechanical 25
Nagar Vikas Vibhag Assistant Engineer Civil 24
Nagar Vikas Vibhag Assistant Engineer Electrical/ Mechanical 6
Nagar Vikas Vibhag Assistant Engineer(Water)/’B’ Category Jalkal Engineer Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical 19
Medical Department Assistant Engineer Civil 4
Panchayati Raj


Engineer Civil 1
Agriculture Department U.P. Agriculture Service Group ‘B’ (Engineer Branch) Agriculture 12
Irrigation and Water Re-Sources Department Bhoomi Sanrakshan Adhikari/Technical Officer Agriculture/ Civil 31
Energy Department Assistant Director, Electrical Security Electrical 21
Labour Department Assistant Engineer (Factories) Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Chemical / Industrial 13
Labour Department Assistant Engineer (Boilers) Mechanical 1
Special Recruitment 20
Nagar Vikas Vibhag Assistant Engineer. (Water)/’B’ Category Jalkal Engineering. Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical 18 (SC/ ST/ OBC)
Mandi Parishad Assistant Engineer. (Electrical/ Mechanical) Electrical/ Mechanical 2 (OBC)


Pay Scale – Rs. 15,600-Rs. 39,100, and Grade Pay Rs. 5400

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification – An applicant must possess a degree of Engineering or Technology in the branch of Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical/ Agriculture/ Industrial/ Chemical or equivalent, from a university or institute recognized by the Government of India.

Age Limit – A candidate must be at least 21year old to apply for the recruitment process; the upper age limit is 40 years on July 1, 2019.

Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit

Category Upper Age Limit
Scheduled Castes of U.P, Scheduled Tribes of U.P., Other Backward Classes of U.P. 5 Years
Skilled players of U.P. of Classified Games, State Government Employees of U.P. including Teachers/ Staff of the Basic Shiksha Parishad of U.P. and Teachers / Staff of the Government Aided Madhyamik  Vidyalayas of U.P. 5 Years
Group- ‘B’ posts for the Emergency Commissioned Officers / Short Service Commissioned Officers / Ex-Army Personnel’s of U.P 5 Years
Physically handicapped persons of the U.P. 15 Years


Examination Pattern

  • UPPSC AE Examination comprises two papers and a Personal Interview, wherein the papers will be of written type.
  • Only the candidates who meet the cut-off criteria in the written examination, as prescribed by the Commission will be called for interview.
  • The selection will be made on the basis of total marks obtained by the candidates in written examination and interview.
  • However, some posts have direct recruitment on the basis of total marks obtained in the written examination, according to the provision of concerned service rules of such posts.

The following table elaborates on the marks distribution for both the papers and the personal interview.

Subject No. of Questions Marks Total Marks Exam Duration
General Hindi 25 75 375 2 ½ Hours
Engineering Discipline (CE, ME, EE, AG) 100 300
General Knowledge 25 75 375 2 ½ Hours
Engineering Discipline (CE, ME, EE, AG) 100 300
Personal Interview: 100 marks 100
Total Marks 850



The names of the subjects for paper – I and II along with their respective topics are listed in the table below:

Paper – I
Subject Name Topics
सामान्य हिन्दी 1.   अलंकार

2.   रस

3.   समास

4.   पर्यायवाची

5.   विलोम

6.   तत्सम एवं तदभव

7.   सन्धियां

8.   वाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण

9.   लोकोक्तियाँ एवं मुहावरे

10. वाक्य संशोधन – लिंग, वचन, कारक, वर्तनी, त्रुटि से सम्बंधित अनेकार्थी शब्द।

Civil Paper – I 1.       Part A: Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Structural Analysis.

2.       Part B: Design of Steel, Concrete and Masonry Structures.

3.       Part C: Building Materials, Construction Technology, Planning, and Management.

4.       Part D: Geo-Technical Engineering and Foundation Engineering

Mechanical Paper – I 1.       Engineering Mechanics

2.       Mechanism and Machines

3.       Mechanics of Solids

4.       Design of Machine Elements

5.       Engineering Materials

6.       Manufacturing

7.       Industrial Engineering

8.       Mechatronics and Robotics

Electrical Paper – I 1.       Networks and Systems

2.       Electromagnetic Theory

3.       Control Systems

4.       Elements of Electronics

5.       Power System Analysis and Design

6.       Elements of Electrical Machines

7.       Measurements

Agricultural Paper – I 1.       Thermodynamics and Heat Engines

2.       Farm Power

3.       Farm Machinery

4.       Heat and Mass Transfer

5.       Process and Food Engineering

6.       Storage and Handling


Subject Name Topics
General Studies 1.       General Science

2.       History of India

3.       Indian National Movement

4.       Indian Polity, Economy & Culture

5.       Indian Agriculture, Commerce & Trade

6.       Population, Ecology & urbanization (In India context)World Geography & Indian Geography & Natural Resources of India

7.       Current National and International Important Events

8.       General Intelligential including Logic & Reasoning

9.       Specific Knowledge regarding Education, Culture, Agriculture, Industry Trade, Living & Social Traditions of Uttar Pradesh

10.   Elementary Mathematics up to Class 10th level

Civil Paper – II 1.       Part A: Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, Hydraulic Mechanics, and Hydropower Engineering.

2.       Part B: Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering.

3.       Part C: Transportation Engineering

4.       Part D: Environmental Engineering

5.       Part E: Survey and Engineering Geology

Mechanical Paper – II 1.       Thermodynamics

2.       Fluid Mechanics

3.       Heat Transfer

4.       Energy Conversion

5.       Environment Control

Electrical Paper – II 1.       Power Electronics and Drives

2.       Digital Electronics

3.       Microwaves and Communication Systems

4.       Analog Communication Basics

5.       Induction and Special Machines

6.       Power System Protection and Switch Gear

7.       Numerical Methods

8.       Electrical Engineering Materials

9.       Elements of Microprocessors

Agricultural Paper – II 1.       Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics

2.       Surveying and Leveling

3.       Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

4.       Irrigation Pumps

5.       Irrigation and Drainage Engineering

6.       Ground Water Hydrology and Tube well Engineering

7.       Rural Engineering


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