State Engineering Services Exam

MPPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) every year conducts exam for State Engineering Services for the recruitment for the post of Assistant Engineers. 

  • MPPSC AE exam is one of the most competitive exams out there where lakhs of students compete to get an opportunity to work as an Assistant Engineer in the State Engineering Services.
  • MPPSC has recently changed the pattern and selection procedure for the recruitment of Assistant Engineers in the State Engineering Services. The following information will guide you through all the necessary details.

The selection process is divided into two stages i.e. online exam and Interview.
The Candidates who clear the online exam will be qualified for the interview i.e last stage.
The MPPSC AE Exam Pattern for the online test has two parts and the time duration will be 3 hours combined. The interview will have a weightage of 50 marks.
To qualify for the post, a candidate will have to clear all the stages. After all the candidates finish the Interview round the commission will then release the final MPPSC –AE RESULT based on Exam and Interview.

The MPPSC AE Recruitment 2021 is released by the authority. The candidates appearing should make sure that before applying for the post they are fully aware of the MPPSC AE selection process 2021.

The detailed syllabus for MPPSC AE is given below. Candidates are suggested to take a note of the detailed syllabus of the MPPSC AE syllabus 2021 given in the article.

Part A

General Knowledge of Madhya Pradesh, National and World
History Culture and Literature of MP
  • Importance historical events and major dynasties of MP.
  • Contribution of Madhya pradesh inthe independence movements.
  • Art, Architecture and culture of M.P.
  • Main tribes and Dialects of M.P.
  • Main festivals, folk music and folk art of M.P
  • Important literary figures of M.P and their literature.
  • Main Tourist places of M.P.
  • Important literary figures of M.P and their literature.
  • Main tourist places of M.P
  • Important personalities of M.P
Geography of the Madhya Pradesh
  • Forest, Mountain and rivers of M.P.
  • Climate of M.P
  • Natural and mineral resources of M.P
  • Energy resources: conventional and Non-conventional.
  • Main irrigation and Power projects of MP
Policies and Economy of Madhya Pradesh
  • Political science of M.P ( Governor, Cabinet, legislative Assembly)
  • Panchayati Raj of M.P
  • Social System of M.P
  • Demography and census of M.P
  • Economic Development of M.P
  • Main industries of M.P
  • Agriculture and Agro Based industries in M.P
Current Events of International, National and M.P
  • Importance Contemporaries events.
  • Famous sports competitors awards and sports institution of the state and the country
  • Welfare schemes of M.P state.
  • Famous personalities and Places.
Information and Communication Technology
  • Electronics, computers, information and communication technology.
  • Robotics,artificial intelligence and cyber security.
  • E-Governance.
  • Internet and social networking site.
  • E-commerce.

Part B

Related Engineering Stream
Civil Engineering Syllabus.  

  • Structural Analysis
  • Steel Structural Design
  • Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Construction Planning and Management
  • Environmental Engineering.
  • Water Resource Engineering. (Irrigation, Hydrology, Ground Water, Storage schemes, Diversion schemes, Distribution system, Water logging, River training.)
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Railway Engineering
  • Highways & Airports (Bride engineering)
  • Geotechnical Engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

  • Engineering Mechanics and Mechanics of solids.
  • Theory of Machines
  • Design of Machine Elements.
  • Production Engineering.
  • Production Management.
  • Thermodynamics.
  • Fluid Mechanics and Machines
  • Heat transfer, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning.
  • Energy Conversion Systems 
  • Computer Aided Engineering.
Electrical Engineering Syllabus
  • Circuit theory.
  • Electromagnetic field theory and Materials.
  • Measurement and Instrumentation.
  • Analog and Digital Electronics.
  • Power Electronics.
  • Signals and systems.
  • Control system.
  • Microprocessors and Microcomputers
  • Electromechanical energy conversion.
  • Industrial Drives and Utilisation.
  • Power Systems Analysis and Control.
  • Switchgear and protection.
Power Engineering Syllabus
  • Fluid mechanics, machinery, and theory of Machines.
  • Engineering Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer.
  • Mathematics.
  • Elements of electronics and electrical engineering.
  • Thermal power plants.
  • Diesel, Gas Turbine, and Combines cycle power plant
  • Hydro power plants
  • Nuclear power plant.
  • Power from renewable energy.
  • Energy, economics, and environmental issues of power plants.
Production Engineering Syllabus
  • Engineering Mathematics.
  • General Engineering.
  • Engineering Metallurgy.
  • Manufacturing Processes -1
  • Manufacturing Processes -2
  • Advanced Manufacturing.
  • Metrology.
  • Quality and Reliability.
  • Operations Research.
  • Industrial Engineering and operations management.
Metallurgical Engineering Syllabus
  • Engineering Mathematics.
  • Thermodynamics, Rate, and Kinetic of Processes.
  • Extractive and process metallurgy.
  • Physical Metallurgy.
  • Mechanical Metallurgy.
  • Manufacturing processes.
  • Characterization techniques.
  • Structure of Materials
  • Properties Materials.
  • Elements of Quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics.
Automobile Engineering Syllabus
  • Introduction to IC Engines.
  • Fuels and combustion.
  • Engine Lubrication and cooling.
  • Engine testing and performance.
  • Engine exhaust emission and its control.
  • Chassis and transmission.
  • Braking, suspension, and steering,
  • Vehicles Dynamics.
  • Automotive Electrical and electronic systems.
  • Automotive Maintenance and safety.
Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering Syllabus
  • Physical Electronics, Electron Devices and ICS.
  • Signals and systems.
  • Network theory.
  • Electromagnetic theory.
  • Electronic Measurement and Instrumentation.
  • Analog Electronic circuits.
  • Digital Electronic circuits.
  • Control systems.
  • Communication system.
  • Microwave Engineering.
  • Computer Engineering.
Computer Engineering Syllabus
  • Computer architecture, Organisation, Parallel & Distributed computing.
  • Computer programming, Data Structure & object oriented Analysis and Design.
  • System programming and operating systems.
  • Numerical computation, Algorithm design and complexity of computing.
  • Theoretical foundations of computing.
  • Artificial Intelligence and Neural networks.
  • Database and Information system.
  • Computer networks and web engineering.
  • Computer graphics & C.A.D.
  • Software Engineering and Project Management.

MPPSC AE Agricultural Engineering Syllabus


Part I

  • Surveying and levelling, Soil and water conservation engineering
  • Watershed Hydrology, Irrigation Engineering
  • Groundwater, Wells and Pumps
  • Soil and Water Conservation structure
  • Drainage Engineering, Micro Irrigation System Engineering
  • Watershed Planning and Management
  •  Minor Irrigation and Command Area Development 

Part II

  • Farm power and technology, Farm machinery and equipment
  • Farm Power, Field Operation & Maintenance of Tractor & Farm Machinery
  • Tractor systems and Control
  • Farm power and machinery management, Renewable energy sources
  • Human energy sources, Design and Maintenance of Greenhouse
  • Post Harvest Engineering and others, Crop Process Engineering, Drying and storage Engineering.

The MPPSC AE Exam pattern consists of online exam and Interview. In order to qualify for the post, a candidate has to clear all the stages. Refer below to know the format of the exam.

Online Exam

  • There will be Objective-type MCQs and carries a total of 450 marks
  • The total number of questions in the exam is 150.
  • The total time duration will be 3 hours.
Part Subjects Marks Duration
PART-A General Knowledge of Madhya Pradesh, National and World 150 3 Hours
PART-B Questions on Concerned Subject (Related Streams) 300
Total 450
Personal Interview 50

Total Marks (Stage-I + Stage-II) 500




This is the final stage of the selection process of MPPSC AE Recruitment. Candidates who clear the online exam will be eligible for the interview test conducted by the MPPSC. The Interview carries 50 marks. After which the board releases the final merit list of selected candidates.

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