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The official HPSC AE notification 2021 will be released soon by the Haryana Public Service Commission. The HPSC AE recruitment 2020 aims at hiring candidates for the Class-II Assistant Engineers for both Civil & Mechanical streams in the Public Health Department. Candidates must know the eligibility criteria like age, education, etc. before applying.

  • HPSC AE vacancies 2021 are not yet released, however for the previous year, 29 vacancies were released.
  • Candidates should be within the age limit of 20 to 42 years to be eligible for the HPSC AE Recruitment 2021.
  • The HPSC AE Recruitment 2020 will consist of two stages of the selection process, which is a written exam and an Interview.
  • Candidates who qualify the written test will be eligible to go for the Interview. Based on both the results candidates will be shortlisted for the post.
  • The HPSC AE written exam for the previous year’s recruitment was conducted between 3th to 5th September 2020.
  • The HPSC AE Admit Card for the written exam was released on the official website on 28th August 2020 and the result will be released after a month or two later after the exam by the board.
  • The exam center was a Multipurpose Hall, Tau Devi Lal Stadium, and Sector 3, Panchkula.

This article will guide about the online application process, selection process, syllabus, exam pattern, admit card, eligibility criteria, and more, for a better understanding of HPSC AE Recruitment 2020.

HPSC AE Recruitment Examination 2021 – Important Information

Exam Conducting Authority

Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC)

Official Website

Name of the Post

Assistant Engineer

  • Civil
  • Mechanical

Total Vacancies

  • Civil - 27
  • Mechanical - 02

Selection Process

Written Exam, Interview/ Viva-Voce

Admit Card Release Date

28th Aug 2020

Last Date to get Admit Card

2nd Sept 2020

HPSC AE Written Exam Date

3rd to 5th Sept 2020

Exam Center Location

Multipurpose Hall, Tau Devi Lal Stadium and Sector 3, Panchkula.

Exam Mode



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Download the HPSC AE Recruitment Notification PDF Here

HPSC AE Recruitment Vacancy 2021

The HPSC AE vacancy 2020 has not been announced yet. The vacancies vary as per categories and are different for civil and mechanical streams too. Refer to the table below for the details of the previous year’s vacancies:


Name of the post


SC of Haryana

BC-A of Haryana 

BC-B of Haryana

EBP(GC)of Haryana

ESM of Haryana



Assistant Engineer (Civil)









Assistant Engineer (mechanical)








If you are attempting HPSC AE, also check out the Haryana Judicial Services details.

HPSC AE Recruitment 2021 - Apply Online

The HPSC AE application is the first step towards the selection of a candidate for the post of Assistant Engineer. The aspirants are required to submit the necessary information to fill the application form. The candidates can use the free photo cropping and resizing tool available on the Testbook website to easily resize their photo for the application form.

How to Apply Online for the HPSC AE Recruitment 2021

The candidates can apply for HPSC AE Recruitment 2020 via their official website. The candidate needs to ensure that they have a stable internet connection while applying, especially during the payment of the application fee. The following are the steps to apply for the HPSC recruitment examinations:

Step 1- Go to the official website of HPSC

Step 2- Click on the “Advertisements” option at the top of the homepage.

Step 3- Find the notification for HPSC AE recruitment 2020 and click on the “Apply Online” link besides it.

Step 4- It will take you to a different website, where you can find an active link to apply online for the HPSC Assistant Engineer post.

Step 5- Fill up all the important necessary details in the application form. Upload your scanned photograph, signature, and educational qualification certificates as prescribed by the commission.

Step 6- Now, click on the 'Submit' button.

Step 7- After successfully submitting the form, download it and take a few printouts as you’ll need it for future references. Note down your application ID and password too.

HPSC AE Recruitment Application Fees 2021

After successfully filling the application form for the HPSC AE Recruitment 2020, the candidate needs to pay the application fees at any branch of State Bank of Patiala and State of India.

The HPSC AE fees for various categories are prescribed below in the table:


Categories of candidates

Fees in Rs


  1. Male candidates of General category including Dependent Son of Ex-servicemen of state of Haryana.
  2. Male candidates of General and all reserved categories of other States who wish to apply for the post.



  1. All Female candidates of General category including Female Dependent of Ex-servicemen of the state of Haryana only.
  2. Female candidates of General and all reserved categories of other States who wish to apply for the post.



Male & Female candidates of SC / BC / EBP (GC)/ ESM categories of state of Haryana only.



For all Physically Handicapped candidates (with at least 40% disability) categories of State of Haryana only.


Documents Required for the HPSC AE Recruitment Online Application Form 2021

While applying online for the HPSC AE post, a candidate needs to submit documents prescribed by the commission. Refer to the list below while you are are filling the application form:

  1. Scanned colored copy of the photograph of the applicant.
  2. Scanned signature copy of the applicant.
  3. Educational qualification certificates along with the mark sheets.
  4. Any government Identification proof as prescribed by the commission.
  5. Caste or community reservation.
  6. Domicile certificate ( if applicable)
  7. Person with Disabilities Certificate ( if applicable)
  8. Other Additional documents as prescribed by the commission.

HPSC AE Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates who are preparing for the exams under HPSC AE need to be aware of the minimum eligibility criteria to apply for the post. Only the candidates who meet the eligibility criteria will be accepted for the exam. The HPSC AE eligibility criteria include Age and Education qualification of an individual. Refer to the information given below for computer details with respect to different categories.

Age Limit

Before applying for HPSC AE Recruitment 2020 the applicant must be at least 20 years of age and a maximum of 42 years. Along with this certain reserved categories also have age relaxations

Refer to the table given below for the upper age limit relaxation to the candidates belonging to the following categories.

Category of Candidate

Age Relaxation

Schedule Caste, Backward classes and EBP ( Gen)

5 years

Physically Handicapped 

10 years (Additional 15 years for SC/BC of Haryana only)

 Additional Relaxation

  1. The Upper age limit is relaxable upto 45 years of age for the following people.
  2. Unmarried women of Haryana city only-
  • Wives of disabled Ex-servicemen with a disability of 20 % to 50% and widows.
  • Women whose husbands have been ordered by Courts either civil or criminal to pay maintenance.
  • Women whose husbands have remarried or women who are legally separated from their husbands or have been divorced.
  • Women living separately from their husbands for more than two years because of various reasons such as desertion, Wives of serving/disabled military personnel, and widows of those killed in action.

Please note - Women who are living separately from her husband cause of desertion have to submit an affidavit while they are applying for the HPSC AE Recruitment 2020

This affidavit should be countersigned by two responsible persons who are members of the Legislative Assembly, Local Bodies, Panchayats and the Bar Association. Where, however, a woman who has remarried, she would not be eligible for the above concession in the matter of age. 

Upper age is also relaxable for people where the posts are reserved.

Note- To prove your age for the application of the HPSC AE exam the authority considers a Matriculation certificate or equivalent academic certificate these two are the only acceptable documents.

Education Qualification

The education qualification for both the Assistant Engineer Civil and Mechanical Engineer are almost similar but refer to the below information

 for the complete clarity on the same.

(A) Assistant Engineer (Civil) 

(i) Degree of a recognized University or any one of the other equivalent qualifications in Civil Engineering specified in Appendix B to the Punjab Service of Engineers Class-II PWD (Public Health) Rules,1966. 

(ii) Hindi / Sanskrit upto Matric Standard. 

(B) Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) 

(i) Degree of a recognized University or any one of the other equivalent qualifications in Mechanical Engineering specified in Appendix B to the Punjab Service of Engineers Class-II PWD (Public Health) Rules,1966. 

(ii) Hindi / Sanskrit upto Matric Standard. 

Note-The Degree obtained through distance learning education mode from Universities/Deemed Universities/Technical Institutions is a valid qualification for initial recruitment only, if such Degree program of technical education conducted through distance education mode has been approved by the Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE-DEC as clarified by the Govt. of Haryana vide its letter No. 42/178/2008-5GSI dated 21.05.2009. Please refer to the letter to know more details.


Candidates should note that to apply for HPSC AE Recruitment 2020 he/she needs to be a citizen of India.

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HPSC AE Selection Process 2021

The selection process of the HPSC Assistant Engineer consists of two stages, the first will be the written test and the second will be Interview. A candidate needs to clear both the rounds to be shortlisted for the final HPSC AE merit list. 

Stage I- Written Exam

  • The written test is divided into two sections. Section 1 is an objective paper while section 2 consists of conventional papers for both Civil and Mechanical exams.
  • The written test is of total of 1000 marks for each civil and mechanical exam.( Including both objective and conventional)
  • A candidate needs to score at least 40% marks in each subject and 50% marks aggregate to be eligible to clear the exam. Also, the candidates will be shortlisted on the merit list i.e all those who have secured more.

Stage - II Interview

  • After qualifying for the written test the candidates will have to go through the second stage i.e Interview in order to be shortlisted for the post.
  • The Interview consists of 125 marks where apart from knowledge on the subjects in order to clear the second stage he/she will also have to possess soft skills.

HPSC AE Recruitment Exam Pattern 2020 

Refer to the table below to get an overview of the HPSC AE exam pattern of the HPSC AE Recruitment 2020.




Time Duration

Part 1: Multiple Type Question

General English

200 Marks

2 hours

General Studies

Technical paper 1 (Civil, Mechanical)

200 Marks

2 Hours

Technical paper 2 (Civil, Mechanical)

200 Marks

2 Hours

Part 2: Conventional Type question

Technical Subject paper 1( Civil, Mechanical)

200 Marks

3 Hours

Technical Subject paper 2 ( Civil, Mechanical)

200 Marks

3 Hours


Total Marks

1000 Marks


Note -The General English paper is designed to test the candidates' understanding about the English language.

The General studies paper includes knowledge of current events, everyday matters observation and experience, History and Geography of nature.

HPSC AE Recruitment Syllabus 2021 

The HPSC AE Recruitment 2020 Syllabus is divided into Two Parts Civil Engineering & Mechanical Engineering. Please find the detailed syllabus below to strategize your preparation.

Civil Engineering (For both Objective and Conventional Type Paper) 


(i) Building Materials and Construction- Stones, Timber, Bricks, Cement, Mortar, Concrete, Masonry, Steel.

(ii) Solid Mechanics- Stresses, Strains, Failures, Theories of Solid Material, Simple Bending and Torsion Theories, Shear Centre. 

(iii) Graphic Static- Force Polygon, Stress diagram. 

(iv) Structural Analysis - Analysis of trusses and frames, Introduction to plastic Analysis. 

(v) Design of Metal Structure - Working stress and ultimate strength design of simple structures. (vi) Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures- Design of masonry walls, working stress design of plain, reinforced, and prestressed concrete, ultimate strength design of reinforced and prestressed concrete. 


(i) Fluid Mechanics, Water Resources Engineering –Open channel and pipe flow. Hydrology Design of canals and hydraulic structures. 

(ii) Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering and their general principles. Strength parameters, Earth pressures Theories, Design of Shallow and Deep Foundations. 

(iii) Transportation Engineering including Railway Engineering and Surveying, Roads Superelevation, Ruling gradient pavements, Traffic controls, Design Considerations. 

(iv) Environmental Engineering – Water purifications, Sewerage treatment and disposal Construction Planning and Management – Elements of construction practice. Bar charts, CPM, PERT. 

Mechanical Engineering (For both Objective and Conventional Type Paper) 


(i) Thermodynamics: Laws, Properties of ideal gases and vapours, Power Cycles, Gas Power Cycles, Gas Turbine Cycles, Fuels and Combustion. 

(ii) IC Engines: CI and SI engines Detonation, Fuel injection and car-buration. Performance and Testing. Turbojet and Turbo-prop Engines, Rocket Engines, Elementary Knowledge of Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Fuels. 

(iii) Steam Boiler, Engines, Nozzles and Steam Turbines Modern boilers, Steam Turbines types Flow of Steam through nozzles. Velocity diagrams for impulse and Reaction Turbines. Efficiencies and Governing. 

(iv) Compressors, Gas Dynamics and Gas Turbines Reciprocating Centrifugal and axial flow compressor. Velocity diagrams, Efficiency and Performance, Effect of Mechanical number on flow, isentropic flow. Normal Shocks and Flow through nozzles Gas Turbine Cycle with multistage compression. Reheating and Regeneration. 

(v) Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning, Conduction, Convection and Radiation, Heat exchangers, types, combined Heat Transfer, Overall Heat Transfer coefficient, Refrigeration and heat pump cycles. Refrigeration systems. Coefficient of performance. Psychometrics and psychrometric chart, Comfort indices, Cooling and dehumidification methods. Industrial-Air Conditioning Process. Cooling and heating loads calculations. 

(vi) Prosperities and classification of fluid. Fluid statics, kinematics and dynamics; principles and applications. Manometry and Buoyancy. Flow of ideal fluids. Laminar and turbulent flows, Boundary layer theory. Flow over immersed bodies. Flow through pipes and open channels. 7 Dimensional analysis and similitude technique. Non-dimensional specific speed and classification of fluid mechanics in general. Energy transfer relation performance and operation of pumps and of impulse and reaction water turbines. Hydrodynamic power transmission. 


 (i) Theory of Machines: Velocity and acceleration (i) of moving bodies (ii) in machines. Klien‟s construction, Inertia forces in machines. Cams, Gears and Gearing. Flywheels and Governors, Balancing of Rotating and Reciprocating masses. Free and forced vibrations of systems. Critical speeds and whirling of shafts.

 (ii) Machine Design: Design of Joints- Threaded fasteners and Power Screws-Keys, Kotter's Coupling Welded Joints. Transmission system-Belt and chain drives-wire ropes-shafts. Gears-*Siding and Rolling bearings. 

(iii) Strength of Materials : Stress and strain in two dimensions; Mohr‟s circles: relations between Elastic Constants. Beams-Bending moments, shearing forces and reflection. Shafts-combined bending, direct and torsional stresses. Thick Walled cylinder and spheres under Pressure, Springs Struts and columns, Theories of failure. 

(iv) Engineering Materials; Alloys and Alloying Materials, heat treatment; Composition, properties and uses, Plastics and other newer engineering materials. 

(v) Production Engineering: Metal Machinery: Cutting Tools: Tool Materials, Wear and Machinability, measurement of cutting forces. Process: Machining Grinding, Boring, Geer, Manufacturing, Metal forming, Metal Casting and jointing, Basic, Special Purpose, Programme and numerically controlled machine tools, Jigs and fixtures (locating elements). 

(vi) Industrial Engineering: Work study and work measurement Wage incentive, Design of Production System and Product Cost, Principles of Plant layout. Production Planning and Control Material handling, Operations Research, Linear Programming queuing Theory, Value Engineering, Network Analysis CPM and PERT. Use of computers.

HPSC AE Recruitment Admit Card 2021

The Admit card for HPSC AE Recruitment 2021 is released on 28th August 2020. One needs to carry the admit card to the exam hall along with a valid Identification proof and two recent photographs which are not more than 3 months old. Kindly follow the steps mentioned below to download the admit card.

Step 1- Go to the official website of HPSC @

Step 2-Register yourself if you still haven’t. To register yourself you will require to upload a recent photograph, ID Proof and digital signature.

Step3- Click on “Registered icon” and log in with the credentials using your HPSC login ID and password.

Step 4- Find the notification for the HPSC AE Admit card download and click on it.

Step 5- Make sure that you have checked all the details on the admit card and once you are sure download it.

Note- Take additional printouts of the admit card for future reference.

To get the detailed HPSC AE Admit Card, candidates can visit the linked article.

If you are preparing for the exam then you can download HPSC AE Previous Year Paper here!

HPSC AE Recruitment Answer key 2021

The HPSC AE answer key will be released after the commission declares results on its official website. The candidates who have appeared for the exam can download the answer key and calculate their marks. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to find the answer key for HPSC AE 2020.

Step 1- Go to the official website of HPSC.

Step 2- Find the Important links tab on the home page.

Step 3- Now, select the “Answer Key” tab.

Step 4- Once you click on the tab you will find HPSC AE answer key 2020.

Step 5- Click on it the Answer key will open in a new tab.

Step 6- Now download the answer key and cross-check the answers to calculate the approximate scores.

HPSC AE Recruitment Result 2021

HPSC AE results will be declared on the official website in a month or two since the exams were conducted. The result along with the merit list of candidates for HPSC AE Recruitment 2020 will be released together. To download the HPSC AE result you will have to click on the link which is available on the homepage, follow the steps mentioned below

Step 1- Go to the official website.

Step 2- Locate the Result tab on the homepage of the website.

Step 3- Click on the tab and search for the HPSC AE Result 2020 link.

Step 4 - Once you locate the link click on it.

Step 5- A new PDF will open in a new tab that consists of the list of troll numbers who have cleared the examination.

Step 6 - Ctrl+ F to search for your roll number, if it gets highlighted then you have cleared the examination.

HPSC AE Recruitment Cut off 2021

The HPSC AE will soon release the HPSC AE cut off 2020 after the results are out on their official website. The candidates can check the cut off the result to know if they have been qualified for the second round. Kindly follow the steps mentioned below to know the cut off marks.

Step 1- Go to the official website.

Step 2- Now, search the “Advertisement & Instructions” tab on the website.

Step 3- Locate HSPC AE Cut off like.

Step 4- Click on the link once you find it.

Step 5- Now check the category wise cut off.

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HPSC AE Recruitment 2021 FAQs

Can I request changes in the information provided by me in my HPSC AE application in case of any mistakes?
No, the authority won’t accept any changes to be made after the application is submitted. Hence the candidates are suggested to read through the instructions thoroughly before applying the application online. The candidates should make sure that they enter the details such as Name, Surname, DOB, experience, Qualification, Category, etc very carefully.
Does the HPSC AE recruitment have reservations for backward classes?
Yes, the commission has certain seats reserved for the backward classes. Refer to the article above for the complete details.
What are the minimum qualifying marks for the HPSC AE exam?
The Minimum qualifying marks for the HPSC AE Exam is 40% in each subject and 50% aggregate in all the subjects.
What is the selection process of HPSC AE recruitment?
To be eligible for the post of HPSC Assistant engineer one has to undergo two stages one is a written test and the second in an interview. Once the candidate qualifies the first stage he will be eligible for the second and based on both the results candidates will be shortlisted.
How to prepare for the HSPC AE Recruitment exam?
To prepare for any exam an aspirant needs to go through the exam syllabus and understand what are his strong and weak sections. Understand the marking system of the exam. Frame a timetable and take the help of study materials, Practice past papers, and also ask people who have already given the exam for all the tips and tricks.