Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) has issued a Recruitment notification for Engineering services, class – 1 and class – 2 for the post of Narmada, Water Resources, Water Supply & Kalpasar and Road & Buildings Department. Total no of posts advertised are 245. interested candidates having Bachelor’s degree can apply online through the official website of GPSC i.e Candidates who have appeared at a degree examination shall also be eligible for admission to the Preliminary Examination. Selection of the candidate will be done on the basis of Preliminary Exam (Objective Type) and Main Examination (Written & Personal Interview). Merit Marks will be Total of Marks obtained in Mains Written Exam and Marks obtained in Interview. All important details regarding Gujarat Engineering Service like Application Process, Admit Card, Result and Selection Process is given the article below.

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Gujarat Engineering Service

The application process for the Gujarat Engineering Service recruitment is over now. The preliminary exam is scheduled to be held on 24 Dec 2017. Check all important dates for the recruitment through the table below.

Events Dates
Submission of Application form starts from 17 Jul 2017
Last Date for Submission of Application form 02 Aug 2017
Prelim Admit Card 08 Dec 2017
Prelim Exam 22 Oct 2017 24 Dec 2017
Result of Prelim Exam Feb 2018
Mains Exam 08 to 15 Apr 2018
Mains Exam Result Jul 2018
Interview Aug 2018
Final result After 10 working days of interview

Gujarat Engineering Service Vacancy Details

Post Name: Engineering Service

Total No of Posts: 245

Application Fee: Rs 100/-

Minimum Qualification: Candidate must have done Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Technology.

Age Limit: 20 years to 35 years

Pay Scale: 

Class-I : 15,600-39,100 + 6600 Grade-pay (According to 6th Pay Commission) Pay Matrix Level No: 11 Rs. 67,700-2,08,700 (According to 7th Pay Commission)

Class-II : 9,300-34,800 + 5400 Grade-pay (According to 6th Pay Commission) Pay Matrix Level No: 09 Rs. 53,100-1,77,500 (According to 7th Pay Commission)

Selection Process: Selection Process comprises of Preliminary Exam (Objective Type) and Main Examination (Written & Personal Interview)

Gujarat Engineering Service Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • The Candidate shall possess a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Technology obtained from any of the Universities established or incorporated by or under the Central or a State Act in India
  • The Candidate must have Passed Section A and B in Civil Engineering of the Institution Examination of the Institute of Engineers (India), Kolkata.
  • The Candidate shall possess a degree of Bachelor of Construction Technology / Five-year Diploma in Construction Technology awarded by CEPT University, Ahmedabad / School of Building Science & Technology, Ahmedabad.
  • Possess the basic knowledge of Computer Application as prescribed in the Gujarat Civil Services Classification and Recruitment
  • Possess adequate knowledge of Gujarati or Hindi or both

Age Limit: A candidate shall not be less than 20 years of age and not be more than 35 years of age as on 31/03/2017. Age will be calculated as on the last date of receipt of application. Upper age limit shall be relaxed as under:

  • S. & E.B.C., S.C. & S.T. Male candidates of Gujarat origin. – 05 years
  • Women candidates of unreserved Category – 05 years
  • Women Candidates of Reserved Category – 10 years (including 05 years relaxation as Woman, Maximum up to 45 years.)
  • Physically disabled candidates – maximum up to 10 (ten) years subject to his / her ability to discharge duties attached to the post

Gujarat Engineering Service Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam

  • Paper-1-Part-1: General Studies (Medium Gujarati)-100 marks and Part-2: Engineering Aptitude-100 marks. Time Duration 2 hours
  • Paper-2: Civil Engineering (Medium-English), 300 marks-Time Duration 3 hours
  • Total: 500 Marks

Main Exam

  • Paper-1: Gujarati Language (Medium-Gujarati)-100 marks- 2 hours
  • Paper-2: English Language (Medium-English)-100 marks- 2 hours
  • Paper-3: Civil Engineering –I (Medium-English)-200 marks- 3 hours
  • Paper-4: Civil Engineering –II (Medium-English)-200 marks- 3 hours
  • Paper-5: Civil Engineering –III (Medium-English)-200 marks- 3 hours
  • Total 800 marks

Interview: 100 marks

Medium of Examination – The Medium of examination shall be Gujarati for Paper I of Sections II and III  and medium for all other papers shall be English.


The Commission shall publish the result of the candidates whose names are to be recommended to the government for the appointment to the scheduled Posts shall be arranged according to the order of merits of candidates along with the seat numbers and the total marks obtained by each of the candidates.

Probation Period

The candidate appointed on the basis of the result of the competitive examination shall be on probation for a period of two years. The Period of probation may be extended under such circumstances as the Government may consider necessary in this behalf.

Selection Procedure

After Interview, the candidates shall be arranged by the Commission in the order of merit on the basis of the aggregate marks finally awarded to each candidate in the Preliminary Examination, Main Examination (written) and interview and in that order, thereafter, the Commission shall, for the purpose of recommending candidates against reserved vacancies, for a qualifying mark (hereinafter referred to as general qualifying standard) with reference to the number of unreserved vacancies to be called up.

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