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UPSC Assistant Engineer Exam Overview 2021

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The Union Public Service Commission shortly known as UPSC has released the Official UPSC AE recruitment notification for multiple posts. These posts include Assistant Engineer, Chief Design Engineer, Deputy Superintending Archaeological Chemist Assistant Employment Officer, and Other Posts. Online applications will be started soon. A total of over 101 vacancies is expected to be released under this UPSC AE Recruitment 2021.

The selection for the various posts under this UPSC Recruitment is expected to be a written test followed by an Interview. Interested candidates who are going to appear for the same are said to check their eligibility criteria for candidature verification to qualify all the selection procedures. You can also apply for any posts who are expected to pay an examination fee of Rs 25/- during online application to appear for the examination. Candidates must make a note that the number of vacancies mentioned in the recruitment notification is provisional and may be subject to change.

Name of Organization

UPSC

UPSC Full Form

Union Public Service Commission

Official Website

Union Public Service Commission

Post Name

Assistant Engineer

Total Vacancy

Yet to be announced

Notification Release Date

Yet to be announced

Last Date to Apply

Yet to be announced

Admit Card Release Date

Yet to be announced

Exam Date

Yet to be announced

Result Date

Yet to be announced

Mode of Exam

Yet to be announced

NOTE: The UPSC AE official notification for 2021 recruitment will be out soon on their website. Kindly refer to the exam details mentioned below for better understanding.

UPSC Assistant Engineer Exam Dates

The UPSC will start accepting the online application for the post of assistant engineer & many more soon. In 2020, candidates desiring to apply for the above-mentioned vacancies were given additional 20 days for submission of applications, after the lockdown is completely lifted in the entire country. Interested candidates can apply for this UPSC AE recruitment till the date mentioned in the official notice. The written examination dates are not yet Officially declared. Admit cards will be released 10-15 days prior to the Written Test. We will inform you as soon as any official notification is out.

Event

Dates

Commencement of Online Application

Yet to be announced

Last Date for Submission of Online Application

Yet to be announced

Last Date to print completely filled Online Application

Yet to be announced

Release of Admit Card

Yet to be announced

Written Examination Date

Yet to be announced

UPSC Assistant Engineer Vacancy

A total of over 101 vacancies is expected  in the official recruitment notification. However, candidates must make a note that the Union Public Service Commission reserves the right to increase or decrease this number. Hence, the given distribution of vacancies is subjected to changes. The maximum number of vacancies under this recruitment is for the post of Assistant Engineer. On the other hand, fewer openings are available for other posts. The expected distribution of vacancies across various posts available under this recruitment are as follows:

Post Name

Vacancies (Expected)

Chief Design Engineer

01+

Deputy Superintending Archaeological Chemist

02+

Assistant Engineer (Quality Assurance) Armament

02+

Assistant Engineer (Quality Assurance) Small Arms

05+

Assistant Engineer (Quality Assurance) Stores (Chemistry)

05+

Assistant Engineer (Quality Assurance) Stores (Gentex)

30+

Assistant Engineer (Quality Assurance) Vehicle

12+

Assistant Veterinary Officer

13+

Assistant Director (Official Language)

17+

Assistant Employment Officer

02+

Deputy Director (Examination Reforms)

01+

Assistant Engineer (Civil)/Assistant Surveyor of Works (Civil)

09+

Deputy Director (Plg./Stat.)

02+

To get the detailed UPSC Assistant Engineer Vacancy, candidates can visit the linked article.

UPSC Assistant Engineer Qualifying Marks

The UPSC AE selection will be done on the basis of the UPSC AE recruitment test and/or interview. Union Public Service Commission will decide the selection process on the basis of the number of applicants received for any posts. If the selection is made by the recruitment test followed by an interview for any posts, candidates will have to secure a minimum level of suitability in the respective category at the Interview Stage. The expected minimum level of suitability for different categories decided by the Commission out of 100 marks is

  • UR/EWS - 50 Marks
  • OBC - 45 Marks
  • SC/ST/PH - 40 Marks

To get the detailed UPSC Assistant Preparation Tips, candidates can visit the linked article.

UPSC Assistant Engineer Eligibility Criteria

As this recruitment is for multiple posts, the UPSC AE eligibility criteria to apply is also different for many posts. Look at the table given below carefully to know the detailed UPSC Eligibility Criteria for various posts.

Post Name

Minimum Age

Essential Qualification

Desired Qualification

Chief Design Engineer

50

Educational: Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University or Institute or Associate Membership of the Institution of Engineers (Mechanical Engineering)Experience: Twelve years’ experience of research work or practical experience in the field of Sugar Industries, designing of sugar machineries and equipment or chemical plants and experience of teaching Sugar Engineering as a Lecturer in a recognized Institution

(i)Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University or Institute. (ii)Three years’ teaching experience in Sugar and Allied Industries in the field of operation and maintenance of Sugar Plants and in designing of equipment or machineries in firms manufacturing Sugar Machineries or chemical plants. (iii)Published research papers pertaining to Design of Sugar Machineries in National or International journals and shall have presented such papers in conferences, seminars and workshops

Deputy Superintending Archaeological Chemist

35

Educational: Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry plus three years experience in the use of Analytical Instruments or Methods of Analysis of Organic or Inorganic Materials from a recognized Scientific Institute or University Or Master’s Degree in Chemistry plus one year experience in the use of Analytical Instruments or Methods of Analysis of Organic or Inorganic Materials from a recognized Scientific Institute or University

One year’s experience in application of chemistry in heritage conservation

Assistant Engineer (Quality Assurance) Armament

30

Educational: Master Degree in Science in Physics/ Electronics/ Physics (with Electronics) from a recognized University Or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in one of the disciplines viz. Mechanical, Electronics, Electronics and Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunication, Computer Science, Instrumentation and Control from a recognized University or Institute Experience: Two years practical experience in Production or Development or Quality Assurance in the fields of Mechanical/ Electronics/ Electronics and Electrical/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation and Control from recognized organization or undertaking

-

Assistant Engineer (Quality Assurance) Small Arms

30

Educational: Master’s Degree in Physics from a recognized University Or Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Technology in Mechanical from a recognized University/Institute. Experience: Two years practical experience in Production or Development or Quality Assurance in the fields of Mechanical Engineering from recognized organization or undertaking

-

Assistant Engineer (Quality Assurance) Stores (Chemistry)

30

Educational: Master Degree from a recognized University in Chemistry (Inorganic) or Chemistry (Organic) or Microbiology Or Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University/Institute in Engineering/Technology in Pharmaceuticals or Chemical or PetroChemical. Experience: Two years practical experience in Production or Development or Quality Assurance in field of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals or Chemical, or Petroleum products or Paints Technology or Bio-Technology from recognized organization or undertaking

-

Assistant Engineer (Quality Assurance) Stores (Gentex)

30

Educational: Master’s Degree from a recognized University in Science Subjects viz, Physics/ Chemistry (Inorganic) or Chemistry (Organic) or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in one of the disciplines viz. Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgy, Textile and Clothing, Textile Technology, Plastic Technology, Polymer Technology, Ceramics Technology from a recognized University/Institute. Experience: Two years practical experience in Production or Development or Quality Assurance in the fields of Mechanical Engineering/ Textile and Clothing/ Garment Designing/ Textile Processing/ Metallurgy/ Plastic or Polymer or Ceramics or Production Engineering from recognized organization or undertaking.

-

Assistant Engineer (Quality Assurance) Vehicle

30

Educational: B.E./B.Tech in Mechanical/Automobile Engineering from a recognized University/Institution Experience: Two years practical experience in work relating to quality assurance in one of the following fields from recognized organization or undertaking.:- (i) Mechanical Engineering:- Manufacture and quality assurance of various automotive systems /Assembly /Components. (ii) Automobile Engineering: - Manufacture/Assembly and quality assurance of automobile systems and emphasis on performance Engineering of Vehicles

-

Assistant Veterinary Officer

35

Educational: A degree in Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry from a recognized University or equivalent as per Veterinary Council of India (minimum standards of Veterinary Education degree Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry) Regulations, 1993. Experience: Three years experience in handling and treatment of wild animals and birds in captivity

A Master’s degree in Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science and/or practical experience of treating wildlife

Assistant Director (Official Language)

35

Educational: (i) Master's degree of a recognised University in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level; Or (ii) Master's degree of a recognised University in English with Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level; Or (iii) Master's degree of a recognised University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi medium and English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level; Or (iv) Master's degree of a recognised University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with English medium and Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as a medium of a examination at the degree level ; Or (v) Master's degree of a recognised University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi and English as compulsory or elective subjects or either of the two as a medium of examination and the other as a compulsory or elective subject at the degree level. Experience: (i) Three years' experience of using or applying Terminology (Terminological work) in Hindi and translation work from English to Hindi or vice-versa, preferably of technical or scientific literature under the Central Government or State Governments or Autonomous Body or Statutory Organizations or Public Sector Undertakings or Universities or recognised research or educational institutions; Or (ii) Three years' experience of teaching in Hindi and English or research in Hindi or English under the Central Government or State Governments or Autonomous Body or Statutory Organizations or Public Sector Undertakings or Universities or recognised research or educational institutions

Studied one of the languages other than Hindi included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution at 10th level from a recognised Board

Assistant Employment Officer

30

Educational: Master's Degree in Social Welfare or Labour Welfare or Social Work or Sociology or Economics or Statistics or Psychology or Commerce or Education of a recognized university or equivalent

(i) Knowledge of Local Language (Telugu/Tamil) (ii) Experience in matters pertaining to Employment Exchange Policy and Procedure or Collection of Employment Market Information or Vocational Guidance, Employment Counseling and Placement of Personnel or Collection, Analysis and Interpretation of Socio-Economic Data

Deputy Director (Examination Reforms)

43

Educational: Master’s degree or equivalent Post Graduate Diploma in any of these subjects: History/Sociology/Economics/Political Science/Public Administration/Geography or Law from a recognized University or equivalent Experience: Five years’ post qualification experience in teaching at degree level/research/Preparation of teaching-learning material/curriculum development/educational testing/examination reforms/development and administration of online examination

-

Assistant Engineer (Civil)/Assistant Surveyor of Works (Civil)

30

Educational: Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or equivalent. Note: Equivalent means B.E. (Civil) or B.Tech. (Civil) or B.Sc. Engineering (Civil) or A.M.I.E. (Civil). Experience: Two years professional experience. Note: Professional experience in Civil Engineering field

-

Deputy Director (Plg./Stat.)

40

Educational: Post Graduate Degree in Statistics/Operational Research/Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics or Post Graduate Degree in Economics/Mathematics/Commerce (with Statistics/Quantitative Method/Techniques or Costing & Statistics/Basic Statistics/Business Statistics/Introduction to Statistics etc. as one of subject/papers in Post Graduation/Graduation level) of a recognized University. Experience: Five years’ experience of Statistical/Planning work investigation/Research in a recognized Institute or Department.

Doctorate Degree in anyone of the subjects mentioned in EQ (i) from a recognized University.

For details on the UPSC AE Eligibility Criteria, refer to the linked article.

How To Apply Online for UPSC Assistant Engineer Exam?

The application process will start soon. The application can be made through an online process only. The commission has not provided any means for the offline application process. The applicant can refer to the following steps to apply online for this UPSC Recruitment 2021.

NOTE: The application for the UPSC Assistant Engineer is expected to be out very soon. Kindly keep a regular visit on their official website for more updates.

Direct Link To Apply Online

Note: Link will be activated soon

Step 1: Click to the direct link given above

Step 2: Select the post for which you want to apply for & click 'Apply Now'.

Step 3: Fill the required details carefully.

Step 4: Pay the required application fees.

Step 5: Alternatively, you can visit the Official Website

Step 6: Repeat steps 2 to 4.

UPSC Assistant Engineer Application Fee

The application fee for the General/OBC/EWS male candidates is usually Rs. 25 while the other categories are exempted from fees. Application fees once paid will not be refundable. Payment can be made by remitting the money in any branch of the SBI by cash or by using the Net Banking facility of the SBI or by using Credit/Debit Cards

Categories

Expected Application Fees

General/OBC/EWS (Male Candidates)

Rs. 25/-

SC/ST/PH/Women Candidates of any Category

No Fees

Prerequisites For the Application form

The following set of documents must be kept ready by the applicant before filling the application form.

  • Recent passport size photo with a size around 20-50kB in .jpg/.jpeg format only
  • A signature made on plain white paper. Size should be between 10-20KB and should be .jpg/.jpeg format only.
  • All academic qualification certificates in .jpg/.jpeg format with a size around 20-1024kB
  • Candidates have to upload the documents/certificates in support of all the claims made by them in the application like Date of Birth, Experience & Desired Qualification.

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Things To Keep In Mind While Applying for the UPSC AE Recruitment Exam

  • Candidate should use their own contact number and email ID
  • The candidate must make a note of the registration/ application number
  • Copies of fee payment, challans, etc. must be kept for further reference
  • The application fee is nonrefundable
  • E-mail id should be kept active as all the communications will be sent to the registered email id only
  • The number of vacancies notified is only tentative

UPSC Assistant Engineer Admit Card

Admit card is the most crucial document which must be carried without fail for the examination. Applicants will not be allowed to appear for the examination without a valid admit card under any circumstance. As the written test will be based on the number of applicants, no Official date has been mentioned in the Official Notification regarding the admit card. However, admit card will be released around 10-15 days prior to examination.

Direct Link To Download Admit Card

*Note: The link will be activated soon.

Step 1: Click on the direct link to download or visit Official Website.

Step 2: Login using the credentials

Step 3: Download the admit card

Step 4: Save the admit card and take a print out of the same

For details on the UPSC Assistant Engineer Admit Card, refer to the linked article.

What To Carry For UPSC Assistant Engineer Exam?

Candidates must carry Identification Card with the admit card on the day of examination. This is necessary to verify the identity of the candidate who is appearing for the examination. Along with admit card/hall ticket, candidates can carry the following set of documents for this purpose. Candidates without valid identification proofs will not be permitted to attempt the examination.

  • Voter ID. Admit Card
  • Aadhar Card.
  • Ration Card.
  • Bank Passbook.
  • College ID.
  • Driving License.
  • PAN Card.
  • Any Valid ID proof issued by Gazetted Officer

What Not To Carry For UPSC Assistant Engineer Exam?

There are certain objects and items that a candidate is expected not to carry along. Any type of communication devices like mobile phones, pagers, etc. are strictly not allowed. If a candidate is caught using any prohibited object, strict actions will be taken against him/her. He/she can also be banned permanently for appearing in any government examination. Candidates must make sure that they are not carrying the following things/objects along with them for the examination day.

  • Electronic devices such as Mobile phone, Microphone
  • Other Associated Accessories, Calculator, 
  • Log Tables
  • Digital Diary
  • Books
  • Electronic equipment or gadgets,

UPSC AE Result 2021

The result for the UPSC AE will release on the official website of UPSC only after successful completion of the entire selection process for the post of Assistant Engineer. Candidates are said to check the step below on how to download and check their obtained marks and result for the UPSC AE exam 2021 which is going to be held very soon this year.

How to Download UPSC Assistant Engineer Result?

Direct Link To Download UPSC AE Result - Click Here

Step 1: Click on the above given direct link.

Step 2: Click on Career.

Step 3: Look for the UPSC Results 2021 link.

Step 4: Click on the link and enter the credentials and submit it

Step 5: Download the Result and take a print out for further reference

Step 6: Alternatively, you can access the UPSC Official Website.

Step 7: Repeat steps 2 to 5.

To get the detailed UPSC Assistant Engineer Result, candidates can visit the linked article.

UPSE AE Cut-Off  2021

The cut-off marks are generally generated by the exam officials only on their website. But along with that many other institutes also tend to release an expected cut-off marks for various candidates belonging to different categories. Below are the steps on how you can avail the cut-off marks for the UPSC AE exam.

NOTE: The link for the UPSC AE Cut-Off will be activated soon after the exam conduction. Candidates are requested to stay connected with us for more updates.

UPSC AE Merit List 2021

The merit list for the UPSC AE exam 2021 will be generated after or along with the result declaration by the higher authorities who are recruiting for the same. Aspirants are required to wait for the official notification to be out on their website for getting or downloading the merit list category-wise for the AE post under UPSC department.

Direct Link to Download the UPSC AE Merit List will be Activated soon.

UPSC AE 2021 Exam Preparation

  • Read the official notification to avoid any further confusion while applying or preparing for the exam.
  • Check out the exam pattern and syllabus for better exam analysis.
  • Practice test series daily for enhancing your exam preparation.
  • Go through the previous year’s papers for the type of questions and pattern understanding.

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UPSC AE Recruitment FAQs

When will the UPSC AE Recruitment Notification 2021 release?
The recruitment notification for 2021 is not released yet. We will notify you as soon as any official notification is out.
What is the Eligibility Criteria for the UPSC AE Recruitment 2021?
The eligibility criteria for appearing in the UPSC AE exam, candidates are required to meet the age criteria between 30-50 years for various posts under UPSC AE and educational qualification as preferred for specific job role as mentioned in the article. Kindly go through the details above.
In which mode will be the examination conducted for the applicants?
The personality test or interview will be conducted offline.
What is the selection process for the UPSC AE Recruitment 2021?
The applicants will go through a 1 tier selection process. Only interview is conducted to select candidates meeting all the UPSC AE Eligibility Criteria.
How many vacancies were released last year?
At present it is expected to be 101 vacancies for the UPSC AE post in 2021 recruitment. But, only 85 vacancies were released by the organization in the last year i.e. 2020.
When will UPSC AE Results 2021 be out?
The UPSC AE result dates will be updated as soon as it is out.
What is the process to download the UPSC AE Assistant Admit Card?
The admit card will be available on the official website and can be also downloaded by the link given in this article.
How will I know when the UPSC AE call letter is released?
The organization will notify the applicants through the registered email address as the UPSC AE Call letter is out.
What is the full form of UPSC?
The full form of UPSC is Union Public Service Commission.
Is there a UPSC AE application fee?
Candidates willing to appear for the UPSC AE exam are expected to pay an application fee of Rs. 25/-.