APPSC AEE 2018 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Selection Process

APPSC AEE Syllabus 2018 : The APPSC AEE Recruitment Examination is conducted as an objective type test. AEE exam pattern and syllabus is given in detail here. The exam will test the knowledge of the applicants in general studies and the concerned subject-matter expertise of the candidates based on the department and position for which they apply. Mechanical, civil and agricultural engineers are commonly recruited through the APPSC AEE exam (Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Assistant Executive Engineer).

The detailed syllabus for the test is issued by the APPSC along with the notification for the recruitment of the right candidates for the AEE Position to serve different departments in the Andhra Pradesh State Government. Preparation and practicing with the past AEE Exam previous papers will help candidates to get through the test. The exam will be conducted in the coming months after the issuing admit card.

APPSC AEE Exam Pattern 2018

AEE test is conducted for 450 marks in total and there will be three papers in the test. The first paper is the general studies, while the second paper is on the concerned subject, while the third paper is an optional paper, where candidates can take any one of the options like civil, mechanical or agriculture on which they have their UG degree. The questions will be on the standard of the UG degree.

APPSC AEE Exam Pattern

Detailed View

Here is a table to show the detailed view of the pattern of the written test for APPSC AEE:

Paper
Subject
Time in Minutes
Number of Questions

Marks
1General Studies
150
150
150
2Concerned Subject:
Common for Civil and Mechanical Applicants and Agricultural Engineering
150150150
3Civil or
Mechanical or
Civil & Mechanical Engineering (Common) or
Mechanical &Agriculture Engineering
(Common)
150150150
Total450450450

The paper 3 is an optional paper, where candidates should take up the paper based on the branch of engineering degree they have.

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APPSC AEE 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus for the APPSC AEE as notified by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission for the ensuing notifications covers the following:

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APPSC AEE Syllabus

Paper 1 – General Studies

  • Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its legal, political, cultural, social, economic, administrative and legal issues and implications
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Interpretation, analytical ability, logical reasoning
  • Environmental protection and sustainable development
  • Disaster Management
  • Physical Geography of Indian sub-continent
  • Economic development in India right from independence
  • Indian governance and polity
  • Political, economic and social history of modern India with a focus on the Indian National Movement
  • General Science and its applications in the day-to-day life of the humans
  • Current Affairs – regional, national and international
  • Events of International and National Importance

Paper 2 – Common for Mechanical, Civil and Agricultural Engineering

  • Strength of Material
  • Machinery and fluid Mechanic
  • Basics of turbo machinery
  • Closed conduit flow
  • Hydro Projects And Plant
  • Hydro Electric Power Plant

Paper 3 – Optional

Common Syllabus for Civil & Mechanical Engineering

  • Engineering drawing – isometric projection of spherical parts, principles of orthographic projections, sections or sectional views of right regular solids etc.
  • Environmental Science – its scope, definition and importance, types of resources & their uses, benefits etc.
  • Ecosystems – Concept, structure and function of ecosystem, food webs, chains and ecological pyramids etc.
  • Biodiversity & its conservation – introduction, definition & value of biodiversity, Bio-geographical classification of India, types of pollutions, their definitions, causes, effects, control measures etc.
  • Solid waste management – Causes, effects and control measures of urban and industrial wastes, disaster management etc.
  • Social Issues and the Environment – Environmental ethics, Environment Protection Act, Forest Conservation Act, global warming, acid rain, climate change etc.
  • Human Population and the Environment – Family welfare programme, -role of information technology in environment and human health, population growth etc.
  • Principles of Electrical and Electronic Engineering – Electrical circuits, single phase ac circuits, P-N junction diode, Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT), transistor configurations, special purpose devices etc.
  • Computer fundamentals – Use of Operating System and other basics of computer etc.

Common Syllabus for Mechanical & Agricultural Engineering

  • Engineering drawing – isometric projection of spherical parts, principles of orthographic projections, sections or sectional views of right regular solids etc.
  • Environmental Science – its scope, definition and importance, types of resources & their uses, benefits etc.
  • Ecosystems – Concept, structure and function of ecosystem, food webs, chains and ecological pyramids etc.
  • Biodiversity & its conservation – introduction, definition & value of biodiversity, Bio-geographical classification of India, types of pollutions, their definitions, causes, effects, control measures etc.
  • Solid waste management – Causes, effects and control measures of urban and industrial wastes, disaster management etc.
  • Social Issues and the Environment – Environmental ethics, Environment Protection Act, Forest Conservation Act, global warming, acid rain, climate change etc.
  • Human Population and the Environment – Family welfare programme, -role of information technology in environment and human health, population growth etc.
  • Principles of Electrical and Electronic Engineering – Electrical circuits, single phase ac circuits, P-N junction diode, Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT), transistor configurations, special purpose devices etc.
  • Manufacturing Technology – Introduction & types of welding, types of cutting tools, types of shapers, microstructure analysis, quality management etc.
  • Heat & mass transfer – Stefan Boltzman law, Kirchoff’s law, Planck’s law, Newton’s law of cooling, black body and monochromatic radiation, Flick’s law, mass transfer coefficients, Reynold’s analogy etc.
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Engines – properties, closed & open system, engine efficiencies and performance, sources of farm power etc.
  • Theory of Machines – Laws of gearing, types of gear, types of friction, effect of centrifugal tension and friction etc.
  • Other topics – Mechanical measurements and instrumentation, industrial engineering and management, renewable energy resources, refrigeration and air conditioning etc.

Syllabus for Civil engineering [Optional]

  • Building materials
  • Structural analysis
  • Surveying and transport engineering
  • Soil mechanics and foundation engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Hydraulics, and water resource engineering
  • Construction planning and management
  • Design of concrete and masonry structures
  • Design of steel structures

Syllabus for Mechanical engineering [Optional]

  • Thermodynamics – Kelvin-Planck and Clausius statements and their equivalence, Power & Refrigeration Cylces, Energy – work potential of energy etc.
  • Heat transferRadiation heat transfer, design of heat exchanger etc.
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning – Properties of moist air and psychometric chart, substitutes of CFC refrigerants, component design of air-conditioning units etc.
  • Turbo machines – Hydraulic turbines, centrifugal pumps, incompressible and compressible fluid analysis etc.
  • Theory of machines – Dynamics of machines, basic kinematic concepts etc.
  • Machine design – Design consideration, analysis and applications, introduction to strength of materials etc.
  • Machine drawing and solid modelling – Principle of drawing, 3-D transformations and projections, parametric representation of surfaces etc.
  • Engineering materials – types of materials, concepts of alloys, mechanical response and microstructure-property relationship etc.
  • Manufacturing science – Joining and welding, metrology, introduction to Manufacturing and its evolution etc.
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing – Computer aided process planning (CAPP), parametric modelling etc.
  • Industrial engineering – Basics of probability and statistics, product design, quality management and control, supply chain design, scheduling, layout design etc.
  • Modelling and Simulation – Gauss principle, Newton-Raphson method, Lagrange equations, Baumgaurte stabilization etc.

For detailed syllabus, candidates can download the official revised syllabus from the link given above.

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APPSC AEE Exam Date 2018

The notification for the APPSC AEE Exam is yet to be released. However, based on the test date in previous years, it is expected that the test will be conducted in the first week of December 2018. Candidates interested in applying can know the exact date only after the release of the official notification by APPSC.

APPSC AEE Selection Process

The selection of candidates for AEE posts and their appointment to different departments will happen based on the merit they have secured in the computer-based recruitment test. As per rules, candidates from the OC category will have to secure at least 40% of marks in the test, while for ST, SC, and PHs, the required percentage is 30%. In the case of BCs, they will have to secure at least 35% of marks.

Candidates will be chosen and allotted to the appropriate department or service based on the rank they secure in the merit list. The list will be prepared on the basis of zonal preference opted by the applicant at the time of applying for the APPSC AEE recruitment.

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Important Dates After Application Submission

After the submission of application, candidates can get to know the important dates once the notification is out. The table below will help:

Description
Important Date (Tentative)
Downloading Hall Tickets
7 Days before the date of examination
Date of Examination

Around the First Week of December (Tentatively)
Date of Result
To be announced later
Certificate VerificationAfter the announcement of results

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