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RPSC AEN (Assistant Engineer) Exam Pattern 2018


Last Update : May 13, 2018

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RPSC AEN (ASSISTANT ENGINEER) EXAM PATTERN - Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) conducts examination for the recruitment of  AEN (Assistant Engineer). The aspiring applicants can find the details on AEN (Assistant Engineer) Examination Pattern and Scheme of Examination on this page below as per guidelines released by the selection board.

Read below to know the detailed information about the Exam Pattern and other related important quick links.

LATEST UPDATE:

Rajasthan Public Service Commission(RPSC), Ajmer has extended will soon release the answer key for the recruitment of 916 AEN Assistant Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and others)  vacancies.

RPSC AEN Recruitment 2018 - Important dates : 

NOTICE TITLEIMPORTANT DATES
Application  (Online) Submission Starts
30-Apr-2018
Last Date of Application Fee Submission
29-May-2018  29-May-2018
Last Date of Application Form (Online) Submission
29-May-2018  29-May-2018
Application Form Correction30 May - 05 Jun 2018  01 - 07 Jun 2018
Date of Admit Card issuance
Dec 2018
Written Examination
Starts from 16 Dec 2018
ResultTBD

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RPSC AEN (ASSISTANT ENGINEER) Exam Pattern Details:

The RPSC AEN (Assistant Engineer) Combined Competitive Examination will be completed in three successive steps.

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Personality and Viva-Voce

1. Preliminary Exam :   The preliminary Examination will consist of two papers, i.e. one compulsory paper and one optional paper, which will be of objective type and carry a maximum of 400 marks in the subjects mentioned in Section 'A and B'. The Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit. The number of candidates to be admitted to the main Examination will be 15 times the total approximate number of vacancies (category wise) to be filled in the year in the various Services and Posts, but in the said range all those candidates who secure the same percentage of marks as may be fixed by the Commission for any lower range will be admitted to the Main Examination.

Section: "A" - Compulsory Paper

Subject / Paper TitleMax. MarksDuration
General knowledge & General Science including General knowledge of Rajasthan its Geography, Economy and culture
2002 hours

Section: "B" - List of Optional papers :- (any one paper to be opted by a candidate).

Subject / Paper Title (Optional Papers)Max. MarksDuration
Civil Engineering
2002 hours
Electrical Engineering
200
2 hours
Mechanical Engineering
200
2 hours
Agricultural Engineering 
200
2 hours

2. Mains Examination : - The written examination will consist of the following papers which will be conventional type. A candidate must take all the compulsory subjects and any one of the optional subjects listed below. Each of the optional subject will have two papers. The time allowed for each paper shall be three hours.

Compulsory Papers

Subject / Paper TitleMax. MarksDuration
Paper I - Hindi
 1003 hours
Paper II - Social aspects of Engineering
1003 hours

List of Optional Subjects :- (Any one subject to be opted by a candidate from the following list of optional subjects Each subject will have two papers).

Subject / Paper Title (Optional Papers)Max. MarksDuration
Paper III & IV - Civil Engineering
2003 hours
Paper III & IV - Electrical Engineering
200
3 hours
Paper III & IV - Mechanical Engineering
200
3 hours
Agricultural Engineering 
200
3 hours

3. Personality & Viva-Voce Examination:

  • Candidates who obtain such minimum qualifying marks in the written test of the Main examination as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion shall be summoned by them for interview. Provided that no candidate who fails to obtain a minimum of 35% marks in each of the two compulsory papers and a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate shall be called by the Commission for interview which carries 72 marks.
  • The Commission shall award marks to each candidates interviewed by them. In interviewing the candidates besides awarding marks in respect of character, personality, address and physique, marks shall also be awarded for the candidate's knowledge of Rajasthani culture. The marks so awarded shall be added to the marks obtained in the written test of the main examination by each such candidate
  • The standard of the papers will be that of a Bachelor's Degree level except paper on Hindi which will be of Senior Secondary Level.
  • All papers unless specifically required shall be answered either in Hindi or in English, but no candidate shall be permitted to answer any one paper partly in Hindi and partly in English unless specifically allowed to do so.
  • If a candidate's hand-writing 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.

Important Notes: 

  1. The Commission shall not recommend any candidate for the State Engineering Services, who has failed to obtain a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate. 
  2. The Commission shall, in case of Woman Candidates, candidates belonging to the Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes, Scheduled Castes, or the Scheduled Tribes recommend the names of such candidates upto the number of vacancies reserved for them from amongst those who have qualified for interview, even if they fail to obtain the aggregate marks prescribed under Note-1.