OPSC AEE 2020: OPSC has announced written examination dates for PWD candidates. The written examination of OPSC AEE (Advt 10/2019) is scheduled on August 23, 2020. OPSC has postponed all ongoing recruitment exams/viva voices scheduled to be held onwards March 2020. The impact was taken directly by the viva rounds of the recruitment which was scheduled to be held on March 24 onwards. The Commission is conducting the event for the recruitment of civil engineers and mechanical engineers in 386 posts of Assistant Executive Engineer in Odisha Engineering Services. Know more about OPSC AEE 2020 such as exam date, pattern, syllabus, etc in this article.
>>> The written examination dates for PWD candidates (Advt 10/2019) are announced. Check the table below to get the exact dates.
>>> OPSC has postponed all scheduled events onwards March 18, 2020. It has released the results of the OPSC AEE 2020 written examination. Check results here
OPSC AEE 2020
OPSC AEE 2020 written exam is of 3 hours. 90% weightage is given to the written exam and 10% weightage is given to the viva test. One has to clear the written to be shortlisted for the final interview. Check out the schedule of events related to OPSC AEE 2020 here below.
|OPSC AEE 2020||Important dates|
|Release of online application form||07 Jun 2019|
|Last date to submit OPSC application form||06 Jul 2019|
|Last Date for receipt of application fee||10 Jul 2019|
|Release of admit card||05 Dec 2019|
|OPSC AEE exam||15 Dec 2019|
|Result declaration||02 Mar 2020|
Written Exam Dates – Advt. 10/2019
|Written exam (for PWD canddiates)||23 Aug 2020|
Overview of OPSC AEE 2020
The Assistant Executive Engineer recruitment exam is conducted by the Odisha Public Service Commission to fill up posts in the Water Resources Department. The recruitment is conducted for the Odisha Engineering Services 2020. The complete details has been presented on this page. Check out the main features of the exam in the brief overview below.
|Name of Exam||Assistant Executive Engineer Recruitment|
|Conducting Body||Odisha Public Service Commission|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Last Conducted in||2019|
|Key Stages||Written Exam|
|Exam Fees||Rs 500/-|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of exam||Offline|
OPSC AEE Written Exam Dates
Odisha Public Service Commission has released the dates for the written examination of OPSC AEE (Electrical) exam Advt. 10/2019. Refer to the snapshot of the image below.
OPSC AEE Corrigendum
OPSC AEE Rejection Notice
On preliminary scrutiny of the information based on the online applications for the post of Assistant Executive Engineer, the candidature of 58 candidates have been rejected for the reason of application fees not paid.
Result of OPSC AEE 2020
The final result of OPSC AEE 2020 is declared after the viva test on the official website of OPSC. The result is a merit list of all the shortlisted candidates. It is prepared on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in the written exam and the interview. The cut-off marks will be decided by OPSC only and candidates must score the least marks specified in the cut-off to be shortlisted in the merit lists. The cut-off for all the categories however vary and is released with the final results. Candidates must check the official website for updates. The result merit list consists of the following details:
- Serial no.
- Roll no.
- Marks scored in paper-1
- Marks scored in paper-2
- Marks scored in Viva test
- Total marks
Selection Procedure of OPSC AEE 2020
Following is the selection procedure for OPSC AEE recruitment 2020 that consists of a written exam and a final viva test.
1.Written Exam: The first step to OPSC AEE 2020 recruitment is a 3-hour objective type written exam. There are 2 papers and 180 questions in each paper. Each correct answer carries 1 marks and the wrong answer deducts -0.25 marks each. The written test has 90% weightage in preparation of the merit list.
2. Viva Test: The Commission conducts the viva test after the written examination for qualifiers only. The viva carries 40 marks and bears 10% weightage in the preparation of the merit list.
Vacancy Details of OPSC AEE 2020
The vacancy list is indicated in the official notice. The vacant posts are in the Water Resources department of Government of Odisha under the Odisha Engineering Service for the post of Assistant Executive Engineer (Mechanical and Civil). A total of 386 vacancies are advertised and the bifurcation of the vacancies are provided below.
|Categories||AEE (Civil) Vacancies||AEE (Mechanical) vacancies|
|UR||232 (73-w)||19 (6-w)|
|SEBC||53 (18-w)||6 (2-w)|
|SC||28 (9-w)||7 (2-w)|
|ST||40 (13-w)||1 (1-w)|
|Total||353 (116-w)||33 (11-w)|
* Note- Seats indicated with (0-w) such as (01-w) are reserved for sports category candidates.
Reservations of OPSC AEE 2020
There are seats reserved for PwD in every category for both the posts. Following is the PwD reservations seats allotted by OPSC.
(A) AEE Civil Engineer:
|Category of Disability||No. of Seats|
|Blindness/ Low vision||16 (04-w)|
|Hearing Impaired||5 (01-w)|
|Locomotor disabilty||4 (01-w)|
|Autism/ Intellectual Disability/ Multiple disability||12 (03-w)|
Note: Here, the number indicated with “-w” represents posts reserved for sports persons which shall be adjusted from the seats belonging to the PwD category.
(B) AEE Mechanical Engineering:
The is 1 post reserved for Blindness/ Low vision candidates who have sports quota.
Note: There is also 1% reservation for women with disabilities.
Also one third of the posts reserved for sports person will be given to women.
Admit Card for OPSC AEE 2020
Admit card is the major verification document for entering the exam center or for appearing in the interview. It is available on the official website of OPSC after completion of the application process. Candidates will need a registration number to download the admit card. The candidates should carry photo ID proof such as aadhaar card, PAN card, or voter ID proof with the admit card to the exam center. Admit cards are not sent to the candidate individually via mail or post. The e-admit card is not accepted at the exam center thus one must print out the admit card are carry the hard copy. The candidates must keep the admit card securely with them till the date of joining the post. Separate admit cards are issued for the written exam and the interview.
Exam Pattern of OPSC AEE 2020
The exam pattern refers to the marking scheme, duration of the exam, and distribution of marks. The examination consists of two phases: Objective type written test and viva test. Check below the pattern for Objective type written-test:
Mode of examination: The exam is a written pen-paper test
Duration: Exam will be held in 3 hours
No. of questions: Question paper will consist of 180 questions.
Type of questions: The questions will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type only.
Marking Scheme: Each right answer will be awarded 1 marks each and there will be 0.25 negative marks for each wrong answer. No mark will be deducted for unattended questions.
Check out the section-wise distribution of marks below
(A) Civil engineer:
|Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks|
|Design Of Concrete Structure||30||30|
|Design Of Steel Structure||20||20|
|Building Material and Building Structure||30||30|
|Estimation, Construction Planning nd Management||20||20|
|Sections||No. of Questions||No. of Marks|
|Water Resources And Hydraulic Engineering||50||50|
|Sections||No. of questions||Total Marks|
|Mechanics of solids||30||30|
|Theory of machines||30||30|
|Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks|
|I.C. Engines, Fuels And Combustion||30||30|
|Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and air conditioning||60||60|
|, Fluid machineries and power plants||40||40|
Syllabus of OPSC AEE 2020
A candidate must know the syllabus of an exam to prepare themselves well. The syllabus consists of the indicative topics and subjects that form the foundation of the subject matter of evaluation. It allows the candidate by helping them manage their time to spend on each subject effectively. Check out the syllabus from below
- Solid mechanics
- Structural analysis
- Design of concrete structures
- Design of steel structures
- Building materials and building constructions
- Estimation, construction planning and management
- Water resources and hydraulic engineering
- Irrigation engineering
- Open channel flow
- Fluid mechanics
2. Environmental engineering
- Water supply engineering
- Waste water engineering
- Solid waste management
- Air and noise pollution
3. Geo-technical engineering
- Solid Mechanics
- Foundation engineering
4. Transportation engineering
- Highway engineering
- Traffic engineering
- Theory of machines
- Machine design
- Manufacturing science
- Mechanics of solids
- Engineering materials
- Manufacturing management
- Fluid mechanics
- Thermodynamic cycles
- Heat transfer, refrigeration and air conditioning
- I.C engines fuels and combustion
- Fluid machineries and power plants
Previous Year Papers of OPSC AEE 2020
Following are the previous year papers of OPCS AEE recruitment exam. These can be effective learning resources if used properly. Apart from understanding the exam pattern, one can also get acquainted with the distribution of marks across sections and sub-topics effectively.
- Civil Engineer Paper 1: Click Here
- Civil engineer paper 2: Click Here
- Mechanical Engineer Paper 1: Click Here
- Mechanical Engineer Paper 2: Click Here
Exam Centers of OPSC AEE 2020
OPSC AEE exam is held mainly in the city of Cuttack. Following are the other prospective exam centers in case of increase in application forms:
The candidates can choose preferred city for giving exam while filling the application form. The exam center will be allotted on the basis of preference only.
Examination Notice for OPSC AEE 2020
Application Procedure of OPSC AEE 2020
Eligible candidates must visit the official website of OPSC for registering for the post of OPSC AEE 2020. A candidate must upload a scanned colored photograph, full signature, and thumb impression in the application form. Only after successfully submitting the application form, the candidate will receive their unique registration ID and password. The candidates are advised to submit one application at a time otherwise the application of higher registration id will be entertained by the Odisha commission.
Rejection List: Click here to check the rejection list in connection with recruitment to the Posts of Asst. Executive Engineer (Civil\Mechanical).
Application fee: Along with the application form, candidates have to deposit a requisite fee amount without which the registration would not be complete. Candidates have to pay a fee of 500/-. There is no fee charges for the candidates belonging to SC/ ST of Odisha / PwD (whose disability is 40% and more).
Mode of Payment: The fees can not be paid in any mode except SBI e-challan.
Eligibility Conditions of OPSC AEE 2020
The eligibility criteria is set up Odisha Public Service Commission. The candidates have to meet following eligibility criteria to appear for the post of OPSC AEE (Mechanical and Civil):
Educational Qualification for OPSC AEE 2020:
- A candidate must be a graduate in Mechanical/Civil engineering
- have an equivalent qualification from any University or Institution recognized by the Government
- the candidate must be a member of the Institutions of Engineers of India in civil or mechanical.
Age Limit: The maximum age of the candidate should be of 21 years and not more than 32 years. However, there is age relaxation for some categories.
|ST/SC/SEBC/Ex-service men||5 years|
Other Eligibility Conditions :
- A candidate must read, speak and write the language of Odia. Hence, he must have:
- Odia as language in 8th class
- passed 10th class with Odia as a language
- cleared 12th class with Odia as language for non-language subjects
- If a candidate was debarred by OPSC or any state commission he or she will not be eligible to appear for OPSC AEE 2020.
- A candidate should possess a good moral character free from defection or bodily infirmity.
- Government servants are allowed for this exam after having NOC certificate from their respective department.
- There will be a medical examination of the candidates after getting qualified. The candidates must qualify that to get job offer.
General Instructions for OPSC AEE 2020
Following are the general instruction for the applicants of OPSC AEE written exam:
- Any candidate found seeking support by offering illegal gratification will be disqualified from the exam and criminal prosecution for the same will be held against him.
- Any incomplete application form will not be accepted for registration.
- The advertisement brochure doesn’t bind the government to provide job to any person.
- The reservation for SC/ST/OBC born candidates will be applicable only for the residents of Odisha.
- Any wrong information given in the application form will invalidate the form and the candidate with such form will be liable for penalty as well.
Facilitation Centers of OPSC AEE
Candidates can contact on numbers provided by OPSC for seeking guidance. The numbers are available for guidance from 10 to 1.30 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. The contact details are:
18003456770 or 155335
If the candidate faces problem regarding payment of fee, then he can contact SBI over telephone no. 0671-2368267 or 943039604
Odisha Public Service Commission was established on 1st April 1949. It has been conducting examination for the aspirants who are seeking government jobs in Odisha. OPSC hires candidates for Group B and Group A post and services. All the information related from registration to results are updated in the official website of OPSC – opsc.gov.in. All the jobs through OPSC are under the state government of Orissa.
Check OPSC AEE 2020 exam information brochure to know more details.-Download Brochure Here
OPSC AEE 2019 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : The candidate must be of age between 21 to 32 years. There is also age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/SEBC/Ex-Serviceman and 10 years for PwD candidates.
Ans : No, only the candidates who have passed out and been a Graduate in Civil Engineering are eligible to apply for the post.
Ans : No, the candidate can only bring admit card and other requisite documents to the exam centre. No, electronic device and communication device is allowed in the exam centre.
Ans : No, the candidate must know how to read, write and speak odia to be eligible for being recruited by OPSC.
Ans : If the candidate provides wrong or misleading information in the application form, then his application form will be cancelled. The authorities can also specify some penalty charges on the person.
Ans : No, even if you scored very good marks in the written exam, but if you are not fulfilling the medical criteria of OPSC you will not be recruited by the authorities.
Ans : Yes, you are eligible for appearing in this exam as you are a citizen of India. However, you will not get a reservation for being an SC candidate. The candidate must be a local resident of Odisha to be eligible for reservation.