BPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus 2021: Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme

BPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus: Candidates who are interested in applying for BPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment must go through the exam pattern and syllabus of the same. In this time of crisis, government jobs are very rare, but we suggest you check the in and outs of the Assistant Engineer exam. Check the important details of Exam Pattern and Syllabus of BPSC Assistant Engineer in the article below.

BPSC Assistant Engineer 2021: Overview

Check the important points of BPSC Assistant Engineer 2021 in the table below.

Post Assistant Engineer
Name Of The Exam BPSC Assistant Recruitment 2021
Name Of The Organization Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
BPSC AE Vacancy 255
Job Type Bihar Government Job
Mode of Application  Online
Status Released on 01st May 2020
Official Site bpsc.bih.nic.in

BPSC Assistant Engineer: Selection Process

Candidates who are going to appear for the BPSC Assistant Engineer paper must get there self acquainted with the syllabus and exam pattern in advance to strategize their preparation for the BPSC Assistant Engineer Exam 2021. There will be a single written exam for the BPSC Assistant Engineer 2021. There will be no interview this time for the selection of the candidate. There will be six papers consisting of Multiple Choice Objective Questions (MCQ’s) only.

BPSC Assistant Engineer Exam Pattern

The BPSC Exam is consists of 6 papers, 4 of these are Compulsory papers while the other two papers are optional, in which candidates have to select one subject from three given options for the optional paper. Each paper is 100 Marks. Candidates need to attempt every section. All the questions will be Objective type. However, no marks will be deducted for un-attempted questions.

Compulsory Papers
Name of Test Type Of Paper Duration Marks
General English Objective 1 Hour 100 Marks (Qualifying)
General Hindi Objective 1 Hour 100 Marks (Qualifying)
General Studies Objective 1 Hour 100 Marks
General Engineering Science Objective 1 Hour 100 Marks
Optional Papers
Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering – 1 Objective 1 Hour 100 Marks
Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering – 2 Objective 1 Hour 100 Marks

Important Points: 

  • In the Compulsory and qualifying papers, English and Hindi, candidates need to score a minimum of 30 marks to get their optional sheet check.
  • Questions will be objective multiple-choice questions.
  • The Duration of each subject paper is of 1 hour and the marks of each paper are 100.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 in the BPSC AE Exam 2021.
  • There will be no Interview with BPSC Assistant Engineer.

BPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus

Here we present the BPSC AE Syllabus for General English, General Hindi, General Studies, General Engineering Science, and Civil Engineering as given in the official PDF. Check the syllabus in the table below:

General English
Reading Comprehension
Fill in the Blanks
Cloze Test
Sentence Improvement
One Word Substitution
Error Detection
Direct and Indirect Speech
Active and Passive Voice
Jumbled Sentence
Sentence Rearrangement
General Hindi
Reading Comprehension
Fill in the Blanks
Hindi Grammar
General Studies Current Affairs
Static GK
Awards and Honours
Currencies and Capitals
General Engineering Science Engineering Economy and Management
Engineering Materials
Engineering Mechanics
Environment Engineering
Electrical Measuring Instrument
Energy Conversion
Mechanics of Solids
Methodology of Constructions
Transport Phenomenon
Civil Engineering I Engineering Economy and Management
Engineering Materials and Constructions
Surveying and Measurement
Elementary Engineering
Energy Conversion
Engineering Mechanics
Mechanics of Solids
Transport Phenomenon
Civil Engineering II Transportation Engineering
Hydrology & Water Resources
Public Health Engineering
Hydraulic Engineering
Soil Mechanics & Foundations
Structural Analysis
Structural Design

BPSC Assistant Engineer Cut Off Marks 2021

Have a look at the minimum qualifying marks of the BPSC AE Main Exam 2021 for all category candidates:

Category Minimum Qualifying Marks
General 40%
Backward Classes 36.5%
Extremely Backward Class (EBC) 34%
SC/ST/PwD/Women 32%

BPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus FAQs

Q 1. How many subjects/sections are there in BPSC Assistant Engineer Exam 2021?

Ans. There are six subjects or sections in BPSC Assistant Engineer Exam 2021.

Q2. Will the questions asked in BPSC AE 2021 be MCQ or Subjective?

Ans. The questions will be MCQ’s in the BPSC Assistant Engineer.

Q3. Is there negative marking in BPSC Assistant Engineer.?

Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks.

Q 4. What are the total marks in BPSC Assistant Engineer Exam 2021?

Ans. The BPSC Assistant Engineer is of 600 marks.

Q5. Will there be an interview for the BPSC Assistant Engineer Exam?

Ans. No, there will be no interview in BPSC Assistant Engineer Exam.

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