APPSC AE Recruitment Notification 2022: Check Out Final Selection List PDF Below!

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APPSC AE Final Selection List/ Result Out on 3rd August 2022. With this list, the complete cycle of advt. no 11/2021 has been concluded. Aspiring candidates who had studied engineering, have a passion for this field, and aspire to become Government employees had taken this opportunity and applied for the APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 exam. 

  • The application window was active between 21st October 2021 to 11th November 2021.
  • To get finally selected in the APPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2021, the candidates had to undergo the complete selection process which included a CBT exam along with the document verification.
  • The complete cycle for advt no. 11/2021 dated 7/10/2021 has been concluded on 3rd August 2022.

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APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Important Information:

The candidates preparing for APPSC AE recruitment 2021 should keep all the important dates in mind. To make that process easier here is a list of all the important dates for APPSC AE 2021.

APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Overview

Exam Conducting Authority

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)


Official Website

Name of the Post

Assistant Engineer

Total Vacancies


Selection Process

Computer Based Test

Starting for online applications

21st October 2021

Last date to apply

11th November 2021

Exam Date 

14th and 15th May 2022

Exam Mode



AP Government Jobs


Government Btech Jobs

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APPSC AE Latest Updates

3rd August 2022: APPSC AE Final Selection List/Result Out!

The candidates who appeared in the examination for advt. no 11/2021 must note that the board has released the final selection list on 3rd August 2022. The list is released in the form of a PDF which can be downloaded below. The list contains the roll numbers of all the candidates who got finally selected.

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13th July 2022: APPSC AE Result and Final Answer Key Out!

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has released APPSC AE Result and Final Answer Key of the online examination. The candidates who are qualified in the online examination are eligible to attend the certificate verification process. The CV is scheduled from 19th to 22nd July 2022. Below is the direct link to download the result and CV schedule.

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Final Answer Key

General Studies & Mental Ability

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Environmental Engineering/Civil

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17th May 2022: APPSC AE Tentative Answer Key Out!

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has released APPSC AE Tentative Answer Key. The candidates can send the objections from 18/05/2022 to 20/05/2022. The objections should be submitted through on line only.


Initial Answer Key

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Environmental Engineering/Civil

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9th May 2022: APPSC AE Admit Card Out!

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has released APPSC AE Admit Card. The candidates can download the call letter through the direct link mentioned below.

Direct Link to Download APPSC AE Admit Card

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24th January 2022: APPSC AE Exam Dates Out

The APPSC AE exam shall be taking place on 14th and 15th May 2022. The detailed schedule is as follows:

Paper Date
Paper -3 – Environmental Engineering/ Civil 14th May 2022 -Shift 1 (09:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
Paper – 1 – GSMA  15th May 2022 -Shift 1 (09:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
Paper – 2 – Civil/ Mechanical 15th May 2022 -Shift 2 (02:00 PM to 05:00 PM)

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APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Vacancy

APPSC has released a total of 190 vacancies for this year. The table given below highlights the various posts/services for which the aspirants can apply.

Posts Vacancy
Carried Forward AE (Civil) in A.P. RWS &S Engineering Sub-ordinate Service 24
AE (Civil / Mechanical) in A.P Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Sub-ordinate Service 6
AE (Civil) (PH) in A.P Public Health & MPL Engineering Sub-ordinate Service 2
Municipal Assistant Engineer (Civil) in A.P Public Health & MPL Engineering Sub-ordinate Service 2
AE (Civil) in A.P Ground Water Sub-ordinate Service 1
Fresh Vacancies AE (Civil) in A.P. RWS &S Engineering Sub-ordinate Service 68
AE (Civil / Mechanical) in A.P Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Sub-ordinate Service 34
AE (Civil or Mechanical) in Endowment Sub-ordinate Service 3
AE (Civil ) in A.P. Water Resources Sub-ordinate Service 45
AE (Mechanical) in A.P. Water Resources Sub-ordinate Service 5
Total 190

APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online

Candidates can apply online for the APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 exam once the application form is available to applicants on the official website of the APPSC. The form needs to be filled well in advance of the last date to avoid any last-minute issues with the application submission. You can always use the PrepForSure free photo cropping & resizing tool to get the exact specifications of your documents asked in the application form. The applicants also need to pay the application fee along with the submission of the application form before the last date. If the candidate fails to complete the fee payment before the due date, his or her application can get rejected without prior notice.

The application to the APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 exam will require certain certificates to be attached as well. So candidates are advised to keep all the necessary certificates to upload along with the application form.

How to Apply Online for APPSC AE 2021?

The entire application process is made online for the candidates. Follow the steps elaborated below to complete your APPSC AE online application process 2021.

Direct Link to Apply for APPSC AE Recruitment

Step 1 : Go to the official website of APPSC that is

Step 2 : Candidates who have not registered on the site before first need to complete the One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) Process to apply. For this, click on 'One Time Profile Registration' on the right side of the page.

Step 3 : Open the application form with the given link after logging into the portal with the given ID and password.

Step 4 : Click on New Registration next to the Direct Recruitment OTPR Type.

Step 5 : Candidates will be required to fill in your details such as your Aadhar details, name, date of birth, identification marks, address, educational qualifications and upload your scanned signature and photograph. in the application form.

Step 6 : Now, fill in all your details and upload the documents that are mandatory in the form. Submit after you have checked all your entries.

Step 7 : Note down the Reference ID that is generated as this will be needed to log in.

Step 8 : Come back to the homepage and click on 'Login' on the top panel.

Step 9 : Enter your Reference ID from the OTPR as the user ID and your mobile number and click on the 'Go' button. Create your password.

Step 10 : Now on the homepage, scroll down and click on 'Online Application Submission'. Log in and fill out the application form.

Step 11 : Submit the application form, pay the application fee and download it for future reference.

APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Application Fee

After submitting the application form, the applicant has to pay the application fee to complete the APPSC AE application process. Make sure that your internet connection is stable to avoid any errors while paying online. Also avoid closing the browser, pressing the refresh or back button while your transaction is being processed.

Category Application Fee
SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men Rs. 80/-
Families having Household Supply White Card issued by Civil Supplies Department, A.P. Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)
Un-employed youth
All Others Rs. 330/-

APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Selection Process

The candidates applying for APPSC AE jobs have to clear a computer-based test. The exam will be conducted in the English language. The final selection will be done after the verification of documents.

Required Certificates for APPSC AE Recruitment Certificate Verification 2021

After the selection process is over and a candidate gets called for posting, they are required to produce attested copies and originals of certain documents. The documents listed below are as per last recruitment notification, any changes in the present notification, will be updated here. These documents must be produced before the Commission for verification.

  • Date of Birth proof such as SSLC Certificate
  • Community certificate for those seeking reservation under this category.
  • Nativity Certificate
  • School Study Certificate
  • Certificate of Residence
  • Certificate of Hearing Disability and Hearing Assessment
  • Medical Certificate for the Blind
  • Medical Certificate for Orthopedically Handicapped Candidates
  • Creamy Layer Certificate
  • Local status certificate (if applicable)

APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for APPSC AE Recruitment 2021, candidates must check the APPSC AE eligibility criteria to be completely sure of their application. The following are the eligibility criteria for APPSC AE.

A. Nationality

The candidate must be a citizen of India.

B. APPSC AE Educational Qualification

The table given below shows the educational qualification required as per different posts in APPSC AE recruitment 2021.

Name of the Post

Educational Qualifications

Assistant Engineer (Civil) in A.P. RWS & S

Engineering Sub- ordinate Service

L.C.E issued by the State Board of Technical Education & Training A.P or any other qualification 

Assistant Engineer (Civil

/ Mechanical) in A.P Panchayati Raj Engineering Sub – Service

B.E Degree (Civil) or B.E Degree (Mechanical) 


U.S or LCE or LME or LAE or LSE or DCE Diploma issued by the State Board of Technical Education and Training A.P 

Assistant Engineer (ENV) in PH & ME Sub- ordinate Service

B.E / B.Tech., in Environmental Engineering OR B.E/B.Tech.,/AMIE (Civil)

Assistant Engineer in Endowment Sub- ordinate Service

Diploma in Engineering (Civil or Mechanical) 

Assistant Engineer (PH) in A.P Public Health & MPL Engineering Sub- ordinate Service

  • Degree in B.E Civil or Mechanical OR
  • B.Sc (Engineering) Degree of the Benaras Hindu University OR
  • A pass in sections ‘A’ & ‘B’ of the AMIE (India) Civil examination OR
  • LCE Diploma or any other equivalent Diploma of any recognized Institute OR
  • LME Diploma of any recognized Institute OR
  • LSE Diploma awarded by the State Board of Technical Education and Training

Municipal Assistant Engineer (Civil) in A.P Public Health & MPL Engineering Sub-ordinat Service

  • L.C.E or its equivalent qualification OR
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Civil Engineering OR
  • A pass in Section ‘A’ and ‘B’ of AMIE(India) examination in Civil Engineering.

Assistant Engineer (Civil) in A.P Ground Water Sub-ordinate Service

Diploma in Civil Engineering or any other equivalent qualification.

Assistant Engineer (Civil) in A.P. Water Resources Sub-ordinate Service

Diploma / Bachelor’s Degree qualification in Civil Engineering

Assistant Engineer (Mechanical)

In A.P. Water Resources Sub-ordinate Service

Diploma / Bachelor’s Degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering

C. APPSC AE Age Limit

Before applying for the APPSC AE recruitment 2021 exam, aspiring candidates must check if their age falls in the age bracket required for the post.

  • The lower age bar for the applicant is 18 years of age, while the upper age limit is 42 years as of 1/7/2021/
  • The relaxation for the upper age limit for reserved categories is as per the table given below.
Category Age Relaxation
SC, ST, BCs and EWS 5 years
SC/ST CF. vacancies (Limited) 10 years
PH 10 years
Ex-Serviceman/NCC allowed to deduct from his age a period of 3 years in addition to the service period rendered
Govt Employee allowed to deduct from his age the length of regular Service under State Government up to a maximum of five years

APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus for APPSC AE examinations had included in the APPSC AE notification 2021.The following table shows the syllabus  in detail as per last recruitment pattern:



General Studies and Mental Ability (common for all posts)

  • Events of national and international importance.
  • Current affairs including international, national and regional.
  • The history of Modern India with emphasis upon Indian national movement.
  • The basics of General Science and its relevance to day to day life. Current developments in science and technology, and information technology.
  • Economic development in India since independence.
  • Basics of Disaster management (CBSE-VIII & IX Standard).
  • Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.
  • Geography of India with focus on Andhra Pradesh.
  • The sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
  • Indian Constitution and Polity.
  • The Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and legal implications/problems, including
    • The loss of capital city challenges in building the new capital, and its financial implications.
    • The division of employees, their relocation as well as nativity issues.
    • Division and rebuilding of common Institutions.
    • Effect of bifurcation on commerce and entrepreneurs.
    • The task of post-bifurcation infrastructure development and opportunities for investment.
    • Implications to the financial resources of the state government.
    • Effect of bifurcation on river water sharing and consequential issues.
    • The socioeconomic, cultural and demographic impacts of bifurcation.
    • AP REORGANISATION ACT, 2014 on Andhra Pradesh and the arbitrariness of specific provisions.

Civil and Mechanical (common for civil and mechanical engineer posts only)

Solid Mechanics:

  • Forces: The different types of forces, i.e. gravitational, frictional, axial, tensile or compressive. Law of Parallelogram and triangle of forces, the polygon of forces, problems. Centre of gravity and moment of inertia. Simple plane figures.
  • Friction: Static friction, limiting friction, simple problems. Centre of gravity and moment of inertia. Simple plane figures.
  • Simple machines: the law of machineS. Mechanical advantage. Velocity ratio and efficiency. Wheel and axle. Pulleys and simple screw jack-problems.
  • Simple Stresses and strains: Different types of stresses and strains. Stress-strain diagram for ductile materials. The factor of safety, ultimate strength and working strength. Elastic constants. Poisson ratio. Deformations. Volume changes. Relations between elastic constants. Hooke's Law. Compound rods. Temperature stresses. Impact loading. Strain energy.
  • Riveted and welded joints: The different modes of failures. The efficiency of joints. Thin cylindrical shells. The Longitudinal and circumferential stresses and volume changes.
  • Shear force and bending moment: The diagrams for simply supported, overhanging and cantilever beams. The relation between the intensity of loading, shear force and bending moment.
  • Theory of simple bending: The Assumptions of simple bending. The Basic flexure formula. Bending stresses. The Modulus of section. The Moment of resistance. Circular bending. The Distribution of shear stress in common structural sections.
  • Deflection in cantilever and simply supported beams under simple loading propped cantilever beams subjected to simple loading. Determination of reaction. SF and BM diagrams. Simple plane and pin-jointed trusses: Stresses by the method of joints and method of sections.
  • Torsion: Assumptions. The basic formula of torsion. Power transmission by shafts of uniform circular sections. Close-coiled springs. Strain-energy in simple beams and shafts. Sudden and impact loading. Principal stresses and principal planes. Moher's circle of stress. Thin cylinders under internal pressure stresses and volume changes.
  • Columns and struts: Direct and bending stresses. The core of section. Short and long columns under axial loading-various end-conditions. Euler and Rankine formula. Slenderness ratio. Simple built-up columns.
  • Simple plane and pin-jointed trusses: Stresses by the method of joints and method of sections.

Fluid Mechanics:

  • Introduction: Scope of hydraulics in Engineering. Definition and properties of the fluid.
  • Fluid pressure and its measurement: Atmospheric pressure. Gauge pressure and absolute pressure. Piezometer. Manometer-U-tube. Inverted U-tube, and differential manometers.
  • Pressure on the plane surface immersed in a liquid-Horizontal. Vertical and inclined plane surface.
  • The flow of fluids: Type of flow-uniform flow. Non-uniform flow. Streamline flow. Turbulent flow. Steady flow and unsteady flow. Energies in fluid motion-Datum head. Pressure head and velocity head. The total energy of the fluid in motion – Bernoulli's theorem. Practical application of Bernoulli's theorem – pitot tube venturi meter – Orifice Meter – problems.
  • Flow through orifices and Mouthpieces: Definition of an orifice. Types of orifices. Vena contracta. Coefficient of velocity. Coefficient of contraction. Coefficient of discharge. Submerged and partially submerged orifices. Flow through orifices under variable heads – Time of emptying a rectangular tank through orifices. Mouthpieces – different types of problems.
  • Notches and Weirs: Definition of a notch. Types of notches – Rectangular Triangular, and trapezoidal notches. Discharge over the rectangular, triangular and trapezoidal notches.
  • Flow through pipes: The Major and minor losses. The Loss of head at the entrance. The Loss of head due to sudden enlargement, due to sudden contraction, loss of head at the exit of the pipe. Frictional loss in pipe. Chezy formula and Darcy's formula.
  • Hydraulic gradient and total energy line: The Discharge through parallel pipes and branched pipes connected to a reservoir. The Flow through the syphon pipe.
  • Hydraulic transmission of power: flow through a nozzle at the end of a pipe line-diameter of the nozzle for Max Hydraulic power available. The Water hammer and its effect. The Laminar and turbulent flow in pipes. The Critical velocity and Reynold number.
  • Measurements: Measurement of velocity – Current meter surface floats and weighted rods. Determination of discharge from velocity readings.
  • Impact of jets: The formulae for the force of a jet on a fixed vertical flat plate. The fixed inclined flat plates. Moving flat plates. The series of flat plates fixed on the rim of a wheel. The force of jet striking at the centre and the top of a fixed curved blade and moving curved blade. Velocity triangles. The Work done, power as well as efficiency of the above cases. Simple problems.
  • Water turbines: Introduction to water turbines. The use of water turbines in Hydroelectric power stations. The line sketch showing the layout of a hydroelectric power plant with head race, dam, sluice gate, penstock turbine, generator and tailrace.
  • Classification of turbines: The impulse and reaction turbines. A brief sub-classification of axial, radial and tangential flow types. The Pelton wheel. The Francis turbine and the Kaplan turbine Governing of water turbines. Simple problems on power and efficiency.
  • Centrifugal pump: Installation, mountings and other accessories. the priming of the centrifugal pump. Efficiency and cavitation. Simple problems on work, power and efficiency.

Environmental Engineering (only)

Water Supply Engineering:

  • Sources of water: Surface and subsurface water. Aquifers. Yield from wells. Infiltration galleries. Types of intakes and design of intakes. Collection and conveyance of water. Water demand and its variations. the estimation of water demand. The quality of water. Characteristics. Water-borne diseases. Water quality standards. Water sampling and its analysis.
  • Water Treatment: The unit operations and processes for water treatment. Sedimentation, coagulation and flocculation. Filtration. Disinfection. Water softening. Removal of colour, iron and manganese. Aeration. Defluoridation of water. Demineralisation of water. RO process. The principles and design of various water treatment units.
  • Distribution of treated water. The systems of water distribution. Layouts of distribution systems. Valves. The analysis and design of the water distribution systems. Components of distribution systems. Storage and distribution reservoirs. Leakages and control in the water distribution system. Rural water supply.

Waste Water Engineering:

  • The systems of sewage collection, conveyance, and disposal: estimation of the quantity of sewage and stormwater. Sewerage systems. Sewer appurtenances. The material for sewers. The laying of sewers. The design of sewers, operation and maintenance of sewerage systems, and the pumping of sewage.
  • Characteristics of sewage: The sampling and analysis of sewage, unit operations and process for wastewater treatment, aerobic, anaerobic, facultative and anoxic processes. The principles and design of various wastewater treatment units. The principles and design of septic tanks. The disposal of septic tank effluent. Zero liquid discharge. The common Effluent Treatment Plants.
  • Disposal of products of sewage treatment: The handling, treatment and disposal of sludge. The self-purification of streams. Building drainage and plumbing Systems. The rural and semi-urban sanitation.
  • Urban stormwater management: Impact of stormwater, Management of stormwater runoff, design of stormwater drainage systems.

Air And Noise Pollution:

  • Air pollution: Classification of air pollutants. Sources and effects of air pollution. Factors influencing air pollution. Air quality standards. Meteorology and air pollution. Wind roses. Lapses rates. Mixing depth. Plume behaviour. Effective stack height. Monitoring of air pollution. Air pollution dispersion. Estimation of the ground-level concentration of air pollutants.
  • Engineered systems for air pollution control: The control of particulate matters and gaseous pollutants.
  • Noise pollution: Characteristics of noise pollution. The sources of noise pollution., Measurements of noise. Impacts of noise pollution. Noise pollution monitoring. Standards. Control measures.

Solid Waste Management:

  • The sources of solid waste: Classification of solid waste. Characteristics of solid waste. Generation of solid waste. On-site segregation and storage of solid waste. The collection, transfer and transportation of solid waste. The principles and engineering systems for solid waste management. The treatment and processing of solid waste. Landfills and their classification. Principles, design and management of landfills. Leachate management. Disposal of solid waste.
  • Hazardous waste: Characteristics. Handling, storage, collection and transportation. Treatment and disposal.
  • E-waste: Sources, collection, treatment and reuse.

Environmental Impact Assessment (Eia) And Sustainable Development:

  • Objectives and concepts of EIA. Types of EIAs. Components of EIA. The framework of EIA. The policies and legal provisions of EIA in India. The planning of EIA studies. The methodology for identification of impacts on the environment. Environmental settings, indices, prediction and assessment of impact. Mitigation aspects. Environmental Impact Statement. Environmental Management Plan. Preparation. Implementation and review. Public participation in EIA. Review and evaluation of EIA. Environmental audit. Environmental protection acts of India.
  • Ecosystems: Classification of ecosystems. Structural and functional interactions of environmental ecosystems. Ecosystem stability. Biogeochemical cycles. Nutrient cycles. Ecological niche and ecotone. Pesticides and bioaccumulation. Water pollution. Soil pollution. Wetlands. Methods for the conservation of biodiversity.
  • Sustainable Development: The objectives and principles of sustainable development. The indicators of Sustainability. The strategies and barriers to sustainability. Clean development mechanisms. The carbon credit. Carbon sequestration. Carbon trading. The Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). The elements of LCA.
  • Global environmental issues: Climate change and its impacts on the environment. Mitigation of impacts. Adaptability and climate resilience. Ecological footprint. Major environmental problems related to conventional energy resources.

Water Resources Engineering:

  • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines: The physical properties of fluids. Fluid statics. Fluid flow concepts. Kinematics of flow. Continuity. Momentum and energy principles and corresponding equations. Flow measurement. Dimensional analysis and hydraulic similitude. Flow through pipes and open channel hydraulics. Hydraulic jump. Surges and Water hammer. Basic principles of hydraulic machines. Turbines and pumps. Types, selection. Performance parameters. Controls. Scaling. Pumps in parallel. Hydraulic ram.
  • Hydrology: Hydrological cycle. Precipitation and its estimation, evaporation and transpiration. Runoff estimation. Hydrographs. Floods estimation and routing. Flood management. Streams and their gauging. The capacity of Reservoirs. Watershed management and rainwater harvesting.
  • Groundwater hydrology: Steady-state well hydraulics and application of Darcy's law, recuperation test for well yield, groundwater management.
  • Irrigation: Water resources of the earth. Irrigation systems. Advantages and disadvantages of irrigation. Duty. Delta. Crop water requirements. Waterlogging and drainage. Design of canals. Headworks. Canal distribution works. Falls. Cross drainage works. Canal lining. Sediment transport in canals.


  • Principles of surveying. Classification of surveys. Measurement of distances and directions. Direct and indirect methods. Optical and electronic devices. Chain and compass survey. Levelling and trigonometric levelling. Contours. Theodolite and tachometric survey. Total station. Triangulations and traversing. Measurements and adjustment of observations. Errors and their adjustments. Computation of coordinates. Minor instruments. Area and volumes. Curve setting. Horizontal and vertical curves. Digital elevation modelling concept. Basic concepts of remote sensing. GIS and global positioning system.

Soil Mechanics And Foundation Engineering:

  • Physical and index properties of soil. Classification and interrelationship. Permeability and seepage. Darcy's law. Flow nets. Uplift pressure. Piping. Compressibility and consolidation. Compaction behaviour. Methods of compaction and their choice. Shear strength of soils. Stresses and failure. Mohr's circle. Earth pressure theories. Stability analysis of slopes. Retaining structures. Stress distribution in soil. Site investigations and subsurface exploration.
  • Types of foundations. Selection criteria. Bearing capacity. Effect of the water table. Settlement. The laboratory and field tests. The principles and design considerations of shallow and deep foundations.
  • Types of piles, their design and layout. Pile load tests. Caissons. Foundations on expansive soils. Swelling and its prevention.

Transportation Engineering:

  • Planning and development of highways. Classification of roads. Highway alignment and geometric design. Cross-sectional elements. Sight distance. Horizontal and vertical alignment. Grade separation.
  • Highway materials: Their properties and quality tests. Construction of earthen. Bitumen mix design. WBM Bitumen and cement concrete roads.
  • Maintenance of all types of roads: The disposal of muck. Highway drainage. Street lighting. The design of flexible and rigid pavements using IRC recommendations.
  • Traffic engineering: Traffic characteristics. Traffic surveys. Traffic control devices. Intersections. Signalling. Mass transit systems. Accessibility. Traffic control. Emergency management.
  • Airports: Layout and orientation. Ste selection. Runway and taxiway design. Drainage management. Zoning laws. Helipads. Airport obstructions. Visual aids and air traffic control.

Solid Mechanics And Analysis Of Structures:

  • Solid Mechanics: Simple stress and strain relationships. The bending moment. The flexural and shear stresses in statically determinate beams. The elastic theories of failure. The torsion of circular and rectangular sections and simple members. The buckling of column, combined and direct bending stresses.
  • Structural Analysis: The analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate structures by force or energy methods. The method of superposition. The analysis of trusses, arches, beams, cables and frames. The analysis of thin and thick cylinders. Slope deflection and moment distribution. The stiffness and flexibility method of structural analysis. Influence lines.

Design Of Structures:

  • Reinforced Concrete Structures: The concepts of working stress, limit state and ultimate load design methods. The IS code specifications for design of beams, slabs, columns, footings, and walls. The design of beams, slabs, columns. The analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads. The design of wall footings, foundations, retaining walls, and water tanks. The principles of prestressed concrete, methods of prestressing; design of simple members; Design of brick masonry.
  • Steel Structures Concepts of Working: The stress and limit state design methods. The design of compression and tension members, beams, columns and column bases. Connections including simple and eccentric. Beam-column connections. Plate girders and trusses.

Building Materials And Construction Practice:

  • Building Materials: The composition and properties of timber, bricks, cement, concrete, structural steel, and plywood. Mix design. The short-term and long-term properties of concrete and mortar. Bitumen; Brick masonry, the influence of mortar strength on masonry strength. Importance of W/C Ratio, and Strength. Ingredients including admixtures. Workability. Testing for strength and elasticity. Non-destructive testing. Mix design methods in concrete.
  • Green building concepts Construction Management: Types of construction projects; Concreting Equipment, Earthwork Equipment, Tendering and construction contracts; Rate analysis and standard specifications; Cost estimation; Project planning and network analysis: PERT and CPM, Resource allocation.


APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Exam Pattern

The Screening Test for APPSC AE Recruitment will be a computer-based test.

  • The medium of exam will be English.
  • There shall be a negative marking of 1/3rd mark.



No of Questions




General Studies and Mental Ability (Degree Std)





Civil/Mechanical (Common) (Diploma Standard)




3 Environmental Engineering/Civil Engineering (Degree Standard) FOR AE (ENV) in PH & ME Sub-ordinate Service 150 150 150


APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Exam Date

The examination date for APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 has not been announced by the Commission yet. You can check the dates on the APPSC official website as soon as it is released. Applicants will also be able to obtain their admit card for the exam seven days before the commencement of the exam.



APPSC AE Recruitment Exam 

14th and 15th May 2022

APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Admit Card

The hall ticket is a crucial document for a candidate to carry with him or her to the examination hall. No candidate can be allowed to write the exam if the admit card is not produced. Here are the steps to download the APPSC AE Admit Card 2021. The admit card has details such as the name of the candidate, roll number, examination date, examination centre, and so on printed on it.

Step 1 : Open the official website of the APPSC, i.e.,

Step 2 : Scroll down and click on the 'Download Hall Ticket' link on the right side as shown.

Step 3 : Login with your login credentials.

Step 4 : Download the admit card using the link given on the page that appears.

Step 5 : Get the hall ticket printed so that it can be produced at the examination hall on the day of the exam.

APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Cut Off

The APPSC usually releases the cut off list after the written examination is conducted. Candidates should get more than or equal to the marks indicated in the cut off list. The cut off is compiled by the Commission on the basis of factors like the number of available vacancies, number of applicants, and overall performance of the candidates in the exams.

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APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Answer Key

The Andhra Pradesh PSC released an initial APPSC AE answer key in the PDF format on the official website. The steps given below depict the way to download the answer key from APPSC's official website.

Step 1 : Open the APPSC's official website and click on the answer key link.

Step 2 : Once the link opens, click on 'Keys and Objections' as shown.

Step 3 : Look for the APPSC AE 2021 Answer key and download it. The initial and final keys will be posted on this page of the site.

Step 4 : Use the given answer key to estimate your APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 result.

APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Result

The APPSC has released the APPSC AE Result on its official website. Candidates don't need to log in to the portal to check the results. Follow the steps listed below to check for APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Result.

Step 1 : Visit the official website of APPSC and click on the 'Results' section as shown.

Step 2 : Find the APPSC AE Result 2021 link and click it open to check your results.

Step 3 : Download the PDF and get it printed for future reference.

How to Prepare for the APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Exam?

The APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 examination is a very difficult examination owing to the less number of vacancies and more applicants. It is very important that the candidates follow a strict preparation strategy to ace the written examination as well as the interview section. The candidates can check simple preparation tips to crack the APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Exam 2021.

  1. Be thorough with the Syllabus – The APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Exam will consist of the important topics that are asked in the examination. It is very important that the candidate keeps the syllabus in mind while preparing for the APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Exams 2021.
  2. Prepare Notes – The candidates who are aspiring for the APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Written-test should try to prepare short notes from the very beginning. The notes will not only help the candidates in making quick revision but also help the candidates in acing the exam. Apart from this, the candidates should keep a mini diary wherein they write all the latest happenings around the Globe, since it holds heavy weightage in the examination.
  3. Get Relevant Books – The books are one of the best sources to tackle the APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Exam 2021. There are a lot of books for each subject. While the candidates can follow a good newspaper such as The Hindu or The Economic Times to tackle the Current Affairs section. Apart from this, the current affairs section can also be tackled by following the PrepForSure app or PrepForSure Youtube channel.
  4. Take Regular Mock Tests – Mock Tests serves as the litmus test for the preparation of the candidates. There are a lot of online as well as offline mocks available for the APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Exam 2021. These mock tests not only help in getting an idea of the preparation but also guides the candidate in sorting out their strengths and weaknesses. The candidates can also switch to the PrepForSure Test Series especially designed for the APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 written examination.

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Best Books to be referred for APPSC AE Recruitment 2021

The candidates must know about all the APPSC AE Books 2021 that are relevant to carry out the preparation of the examination. The books that are listed below are designed in accordance with the questions that are asked in the APPSC AE Exam 2021. The candidates who are preparing for the APPSC AE Recruitment 2021 Written Test should blindly follow the resources and the books that are mentioned below to ace their preparation for the Exam.

Name of the book




Civil Engineering Conventional Practice Book Paper-1 and Paper-2 for Assistant Engineer and Junior Engineer


Engineers Academy

The book is best for APPSC AE exams as it covers Theory & Numerical : 2 Marks , 5 Marks and 20 Marks Questions with Explanations as well as previous year papers.


General Studies

Vijeta Competitions Editorial Board

The book covers General Studies and Mental Ability Questions, with proper explanations and solutions

Civil Engineering Through Objective Type Questions 3Ed (Revised and Enlarged) (PB 2019) Paperback – 1 January 2019

Civil Engineering

Gupta S. P

The book covers questions from Civil Engineering with strategic explanation, detailed answers and previous year questions

PrepForSure Current Affairs

Current Affairs


PrepForSure App has a section known as daily current affairs. This section provides the daily doses of current affairs to the candidates.

PrepForSure is dedicated to helping aspiring candidates to prepare for their desired government exams by providing them with various resources. You can get expert online coaching, daily mock tests, and practice question papers. PrepForSure is your one-stop destination for all your recruitment exam needs.

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