RPSC Assistant Engineer Exam 2013: Notification, Exam Date and Tips


Applications has been invited by RPSC from eligible candidates on posts of Assistant engineer in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical streams. Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) issued notification regarding 324 vacant seats in various departments. Candidates willing to apply for these post should fill application form online till last date 31st March 2013.

Maximum Number of attempts   

Number of attempts has been fixed by commission for general candidates and for candidates applying from other states. These candidates can appear only three times. However, there is no bar on number of attempts for reserved category candidates belonging to Rajasthan state. A candidate of unreserved category can apply for these posts upto maximum age limit of 37 years. 

Examination Fees for RPSC Assistant Exam 2013

Candidates of general category and OBC (creamy layer) need to pay Rs. 350 as application fees.
OBC candidates (Non creamy layer) of Rajasthan State required to pay Rs 250. However SC/ST candidates will need to pay Rs. 150 only.
Reserved category candidates of other states need to pay Rs.350 as applicable to general category.

How to apply for RPSC Assistant Engineer Exam 2013

Candidates can fill online application by visiting website rpsconline.rajasthan.gov.in. they need to click on link online application form for assistant engineer 2013 to proceed with application process. Application fees can be paid using Net banking, debit/credit card or can be deposited in cash to E-mitra Kiosk. All list of E-Mitra Kiosk is available on commission website.

After completing and submitting online application form, a system generated unique application number will be displayed. Candidates should take note down it for future use. Admit cards can be downloaded from commission’s website using this number. This number can be used for any correspondence with commission. If after submitting form, you cannot find application number, it means your form is not submitted correctly.

Vacancies in Different Branches

Electrical – 14
Civil – 256
Mechanical :54

Due to various opening in Water Resources Department and Public Health Department number of posts for civil engineers has been increased.

Educational Qualification: Candidates who posses BE/B.Tech or equivalent in respective trade can apply for these posts. Final year students can also apply.

Salary: Appointment of assistant engineers will be made on pay scale of 15, 600 – 39, 100 with Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400.

Examination Center: Preliminary examination and main examination will be held at Jaipur and Ajmer.

Scheme of Examination: Examination for Rajasthan State Engineering Services, 2013 will be conducted in two phases 1- Preliminary exam and 2- Main exam

Preliminary Examination: Candidates need to appear in two papers at this stage. First paper (GK and about Rajasthan’s history, geography and culture) will be compulsory for all. Both question papers will have objective type questions. Second paper will be optional and candidates can select it according to their stream (Civil, Mechanical or electrical). Both papers will be of 200 marks, 2 hrs each. Marks obtained in pre exam will not be added in final merit list. This stage marks will decide qualification for main examination.

Main Examination : This exam will consists of 4 papers. Out of these, 2 will be optional and 2 compulsory. Paper 1(compulsory) will be of Hindi -100 marks, Paper 2 (Compulsory) Social aspects and applications of engineering of 100 Marks. Paper 3rd and 4th will be optional and candidate can select according to his/her trade. This paper will be of 200 Marks.

Personal Interview: An interview of selected candidates will be held to appoint them under various ministries of Govt. of Rajasthan on recommendation of commission. Only those candidates who have scored at least 40% marks in both optional papers and 35% in compulsory papers will be called for interview. Commission will not recommend for appointment of candidates who will not secure 50% in aggregate (Main exam and Interview.)


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