APSC Recruitment 2019 : Assistant Engineer Apply here

28 Mar, 2019

APSC Recruitment 2019 – Assam Public Service Commission has announced the vacancy of 65 seats for the post of Assistant Engineer for the civil engineering candidates. The recruitment of assistant engineer is for the department of water resources with the government of Assam. Those who are interested to work in the public sector in the state of Assam must take this opportunity to take part in the recruitment procedure this year. The application forms of APSC recruitment 2019 were released on 2 January 2019 and the last date to submit the form was February 2, 2019. The eligible candidates will now be issued Admit card a week before the examination date which must be brought to the examination hall for entrance purpose. The candidates who fail to bring the admit card along with other necessary documents will not be permitted to appear for the exam.

This article includes information regarding the important date, application forms, and examination fees, eligibility criteria, and vacancies, admit card, selection procedure, exam pattern and syllabus, results and cutoff of Assam Public Service Commission Assistant engineer Recruitment 2019.

APSC Recruitment 2019: Important dates

    APSC Recruitment 2019 Events


    Application Form Release

    2 January 2019

    Deadline to submit the Application Form

    2 February 2019

    Admit card release

    A week before the exam date

    Examination date

    Will be notified

    Result announcement

    Will be notified

    APSC Recruitment 2019: Application Forms

    The application forms of Assam Public Service Commission released on January 2, 2019, on the website of APSC (http://apsc.nic.in/). Duration of one month was given to the candidates to submit the application forms. The last date to submit the form was February 2, 2019. In order to complete the procedure to submit the application form, the candidates must follow the instructions mentioned below. The steps to complete the application procedure were as follows:

    • First, download and print the application form from the website of the APSC www.apsc.nic.in (application form DR),
    • Then fill the application form and attach the necessary documents in the relevant section of the application form.
    • The applications which are signed by the candidates attached along with other specifications, as asked by the commission, are considered by the authority.
    • The candidates must write the name of the post they have applied for in bold letters, in the envelope that contains the application form. The envelope should be addressed to the deputy secretary, APSC Jawaharnagar, Khanapara, Guwahati -781022.
    • The last date of receiving the duly filled application form in the commission’s office is 2 February 2019, during office hours. No applications will be accepted after that.

    APSC Recruitment 2019: Application Fees







    Candidates who have BPL certificate

    No fee (the candidate must attach the BPL certificate with the application form)

    APSC Recruitment 2019: Eligibility Criteria 

    The candidates who do not meet the eligibility criteria set by the Assam Public Service Commission will get rejected by the authority. Thus it is important to know the eligibility criteria of APSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2019. The eligibility criteria set by the commission to take part in the recruitment is mentioned below:

    • The candidate must be a permanent resident of the state of Assam. As a residence proof, the candidate must have a voter ID card or his/her parents should have a voter ID card, the copy of which must be attached with other relevant documents in the application form.
    • Age limit: the candidates must be at least 21 years of age and not less than 38 years of age. The age relaxation for the reserved categories on the upper age limit is as follows:


    Age relaxation (upper age limit)


    3 years

    SC/ ST

    5 years

    • The calculation of the age limit will be on the basis of the matriculation certificate that is issued by the recognized board.
    • Academic Qualification: the candidate must have a graduate degree in civil engineering from AICTE recognized university.

    APSC Recruitment 2019: Vacancies 

    • Name of the Post: Assistant Engineer (Civil) under the Water Resource Department
    • Total number of vacancies for the post: 65
    • Note: only the permanent residents of Assam can apply for the job.


    Number of Vacancies



    Reserved for women





















     APSC Recruitment 2019: Salary

     The salary of the candidate, working for the post of assistant engineer (civil) under the department of water resource, will be between 30,000 to 110,000/- (PB-4) with the grade pay of 12,700/-plus other allowances as per the government rules.

    APSC Recruitment 2019: Admit Card 

    The APSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2019 Admit card will be issued to the candidates a few weeks before the examination date. The candidates must download their Admit card themselves by logging into their examination account from the website of the APSC. Take a Print out of the admit card and keep it safe with other important documents. It is mandatory for the candidates to bring along the admit card with other relevant documents at the examination venue otherwise they will not be permitted to appear for the examination.

     APSC Recruitment 2019: Selection Procedure 

    The selection procedure for the APSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2019 is divided into two steps- written exam and the interview. The candidates must qualify both stages in order to get recruited for the job. At the time of shortlisting the candidates, preference is given to the score of the written exam thus the candidates are advised to score well in the written exam. 

    APSC Recruitment 2019: Exam Pattern and Syllabus 

    Exam pattern of the APSC Recruitment 2019 exam is as follows:

    • Total questions: 100 questions
    • Each question is of 1 mark each.
    • 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
    • The mode of the language of the exam will be English
    • The questions asked in the examination will be objective type


    Type of exam

    Total Questions



    Written exam


    100 questions


    Civil engineering


    General knowledge

    General awareness

    Syllabus of APSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2019 is as follows:



    Reasoning  & General knowledge

    General awareness

    Civil engineering

    ·         Unseen passage

    ·         Sentence error and correction

    ·         Grammar

    ·         Synonyms and antonyms

    ·         Jumble words

    ·         Idioms and phrases

    ·         Cloze test

    ·         Missing verbs

    ·         Time and work

    ·         Height and distance

    ·         Probability

    ·         Simple and compound interest

    ·         Data interpretation

    ·         HCF and LCM

    ·         Logarithm

    ·         Simplification

    ·         Algorithm

    ·         Decimal fractions

    ·         Surface area and volume

    ·         Time and work

    ·         Ratio and proportion

    ·         Analogy

    ·         Blood relations

    ·         Statements and arguments

    ·         Syllogism

    ·         Number series

    ·         Mirror image

    ·         Coding-decoding

    ·         Directions

    ·         Clocks and calendars

    ·         Decision-making

    ·         History

    ·         Geography

    ·         Arts and culture

    ·         States and capitals

    ·         Sports

    ·         Scientific research

    ·         National and international affairs

    ·         Polity and Indian constitution 

    ·         Current affairs

    ·         Engineering survey

    ·         Structural analysis

    ·         Strength of materials

    ·         Urban and transportation engineering

    ·         Geotechnical engineering

    ·         Project management and estimation

    ·         Building materials and constructional practices

    ·         Design of reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete, and steel structures

     APSC Recruitment 2019: Result

    The result of APSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2019 will be announced on the website of Assam Public Service Commission after a few weeks of the exam date. The link of the APSC Recruitment 2019 will be provided at the home page which will direct it to the result page. The notification for the same will be shared on our website as soon as it is released on the official website by the concerned authority.

    APSC Recruitment 2019: Cutoff

    The cutoff is released after the release of the result on the official website of Assam Public Service Commission. The candidates must score minimum marks set by the examination body to be called qualified to appear for the next stage or get recruited for the job. The notification for the release of the cutoff of APSC Assistant Engineer will be announced on our website also after the examination authority has released the official dates. The candidates are advised to visit the website regularly to stay updated with the information regarding the APSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2019.

    That is all about the Assam Public Service Commission Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2019. In case of any doubts or for the further information regarding the APSC Recruitment 2019 or the article, post a comment below to let us know.


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