BPSC AE Recruitment 2024: 118 Jobs, Eligibility, Notification PDF & How to Apply

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has officially announced the recruitment for Assistant Engineer (Civil/Mechanical) positions under the Public Health Engineering Department, Bihar Government.

This recruitment drive is set to fill 118 vacancies, providing a significant opportunity for aspiring engineers. The advertisement was made public on June 13, 2024, and the application window is open from June 15 to June 30, 2024.

Overview of BPSC AE Recruitment 2024

Organization: Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)

Post Name: Assistant Engineer (Civil/Mechanical)

Department: Public Health Engineering Department, Bihar Government

Total Vacancies: 118 (Civil: 113, Mechanical: 5)

Application Period: June 15 – June 30, 2024

Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Mechanical Engineering; Age 21-37 years (as of August 1, 2024)

Application Fee: ₹750 (General, OBC, EBC Male), ₹200 (Female, SC/ST/PH Male)

Official Website: bpsc.bih.nic.in

Detailed Vacancy Information

The BPSC has released specific vacancy details for the Assistant Engineer positions, segregated by stream and reservation categories. Here is the detailed breakdown:


Note: Out of the total vacancies, 35% are reserved for women.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering from an institution recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Age Limit

The age of applicants must be between 21 and 37 years as of August 1, 2024. There is an upper age relaxation of 3 years for EBC/OBC candidates and 5 years for SC/ST candidates.

Application Process

BPSC AE Recruitment 2024: 118 Jobs, Eligibility, Notification PDF & How to Apply

Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply early to avoid any last-minute issues. The application form is available on the official BPSC website. Here’s a step-by-step guide to applying:

  1. Visit the official website: bpsc.bih.nic.in
  2. Click on the recruitment notification link for Assistant Engineer.
  3. Register with the required details.
  4. Fill in the application form carefully.
  5. Upload the necessary documents.
  6. Pay the application fee.
  7. Submit the application form and take a printout for future reference.

Application Fee

The application fee varies based on the candidate’s category:

  • General, OBC, and EBC male candidates: ₹750
  • Female, SC, ST, and PH male candidates: ₹200

Admit Card and Exam Date

The admit card for the written exam is expected to be released 7 to 10 days before the exam date on the official BPSC website. Applicants need to log in using their registration number and date of birth to download the admit card.

Exam Date

The exact date for the written examination has not been announced yet. However, candidates can anticipate the exam to be held in October or November 2024. The exam will be conducted offline in various district headquarters across Bihar.


Exam Pattern

The written exam for the Assistant Engineer position consists of six papers, each lasting one hour. Here is a detailed exam pattern:

General English1001001 Hour
General Hindi1001001 Hour
General Studies1001001 Hour
General Engineering Science1001001 Hour
Concerned/Optional Paper I1001001 Hour
Concerned/Optional Paper II1001001 Hour

Marking Scheme: Each question carries one mark. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers.

Medium: The question papers will be bilingual, and available in both English and Hindi.

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