MPSC AE Syllabus 2017 Assistant Engineer Mains Exam Scheme, Previous Question Papers

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MPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus 2017 Mains Exam Pattern, Previous Question Papers:

MPSC AE Syllabus 2017 Mains Exam Scheme is Released on official website at Candidates who want to prepare well for AE Mains Exam, should refer Detailed Syllabus, Exam Pattern and Previous Question Papers. Maharashtra PSC has decided to conduct MPSC AE Mains Exam 2017 on 17th December 2017.

MPSC AE Syllabus 2017

Maharashtra Public Service Commission is all set to Release MPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus 2017 for Mains Exam. MPSC Exam Board is going to conduct Mains Examination of Assistant Executive Engineer and Assistant Engineer posts in December 2017. Candidates have to analyze MPSC AE Syllabus and Scheme 2017 to understand Exam Structure.

MPSC AE Mains Exam 2017 is scheduled to be held 17th December 2017. Candidates who will get more marks in Mains Exam, will be called up for Interview. In order to score higher marks in Mains Exam, candidates need to download MPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus, Exam Pattern and Previous Question Papers from official website at

MPSC AE Exam Pattern 2017 Assistant Engineer Mains Exam Scheme

Paper No. Name of Subject No. of


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Exam Duration
Paper I Civil Engineering I 100 questions 200 marks Two Hours
Paper II Civil Engineering II 100 questions 200 marks Two Hours
TOTAL:- 200 Questions 400 Marks

MPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus 2017 AE Mains Syllabus PDF




Subject/Topic wise Syllabus Details
01 Building Construction & Materials: Properties of wet and hardened concrete, tests on concrete, factors affecting strength of concrete, water-cement ratio, aggregate-cement ratio, mix design, additives, design of form work, types of formwork. Stones, bricks, cements, lime, mortar, timber, plastic, concrete, steel, paints and varnishes. Principles of building planning and design, integrated approach, building byelaws, building services such as vertical transportation, water supply sanitation, thermal ventilation, lighting, acoustics, fire protection, electrical fittings. Foundations, stones, brick and block masonry, steel and reinforced cement concrete structures, floors, doors and windows, roofs, finishing works, water proofing.
02 Strength of materials: Stresses, strains, principal stresses, bending moments, shear forces and torsion theory, bending theory of beam, deflection of beam, theories of buckling of columns.
03 Theory of structures: Analysis of beams, frames and trusses, slope deflection method, moment distribution method.
04 Structural analysis: Analysis of arches and suspension cables, influence lines, stiffness and flexibility matrix methods.
05 Steel structures: Design of bolted and welded connections, columns, footings, trusses, steel beams, plate girders.
06 Design of reinforced concrete structures (Working stress and limit state): Design of slab, beams, columns, footing. retaining walls, tanks, building frames, staircases.
07 Pre-stressed Concrete: Principles of pre-stressing, materials used and their properties, permissible stresses as per I.S. codes, systems of pre-stressing, losses in pre-stress, design of pre-tensioned and post-tensioned beams-simply supported, rectangular and T- beams, cable profile, end block design, bridge girder.
08 Construction Planning and Management: Elements of scientific management, elements of material management, safety engineering, network analysis, construction equipment, site layout, quality control.
09 Computer-aided analysis and design of structures, application of computer programming to structures. numerical methods such as_

i. Finding area by Simpson’s rule, trapezoidal rule;

ii. Finding root of an equation by a) Newton-Raphson techniques

iii. b) Bisection method

iv. Solution of simultaneous equations by a) Gauss elimination method, b) Gauss-Jordan method, c) Iteration method.




Subject/Topic wise Syllabus Details
01 Surveying: Classification of surveys, measurement of distances-direct and indirect methods, optical and electronic devices, prismatic compass, local attraction; plane table surveying, levelling, calculations of volumes, contours, theodolite, theodolite traversing, omitted measurements, trigonometric levelling, tacheometry, curves, photogrammetry, geodetic surveying, hydrographic surveying.
02 Estimating, Costing and Valuation: Specification, estimation, costing, tenders and contracts, rate analysis, valuation.
03 Geo-technical Engineering: Geotechnical properties, stresses in soil, shear resistance, compaction, consolidation and earth pressure, stability of slopes, bearing capacity, settlements, shallow and deep foundations, cofferdams, ground water control.
04 Fluid Mechanics: Properties of fluids, fluid statics and buoyancy, kinematics and dynamics, flow measurement, flow in open channel, flow in closed conduits, dimensional and model analysis, losses in pipe flow, siphon, water hammer, boundary layer and control, pipe network.
05 Fluid Machines: Hydraulic turbines, centrifugal pumps, reciprocating pumps, power house, classification and layout.
06 Engineering Hydrology: Hydrological cycle, precipitation, evaporation, infiltration, runoff, hydrographs, reservoir planning & sediment control, floods, flood routing, ground water.
07 Irrigation Engineering: Water requirement of crops, methods of irrigation, lift irrigation, water logging, dams, spillways, energy dissipation, diversion head works, canal and canal structures, cross drainage works, river training works.
08 Highway Engineering: Planning of highway systems, alignment and geometric design, horizontal and vertical curves, grade separation, materials and different surfaces and maintenance, rigid and flexible pavement, traffic engineering.
09 Bridge Engineering: Selection of site, types of bridges, discharge, waterway, spans, afflux, scour, standards, specifications, loads and forces, erection of superstructure, strengthening.
10 Tunnelling: Open cuts, surveys, criteria for selection of size and shapes, driving in soft and hard grounds, mucking, dust control, ventilation, lighting and drainage, special methods of tunnelling.
11 Environmental Engineering

a. Water Supply Engineering: Sources of supply, design of intakes, estimation of demand, water quality standards, primary and secondary treatment, maintenance of treatment units, conveyance and distribution of treated water, rural water supply.

b. Waste Water Engineering & Pollution control: Quantity, collection and conveyance and quality, disposal, design of sewer and sewerage systems, pumping, characteristics of sewage and its treatment, rural sanitation, sources and effects of air and noise pollution, monitoring, standards

c. Solid Waste Management: Sources, classification, collection and disposal.

How to Download MPSC AE Syllabus 2017 Previous Question Papers

  1. Log on to official website at
  2. Find out Competitive Examination section and navigate to Syllabus tab.
  3. Click on Syllabus link to go to relevant page.
  4. Search for Maharashtra Engineering Services Civil Mains Exam.
  5. Then click on Download link to save MPSC AE Syllabus as PDF file.
  6. Read complete Syllabus and Exam Scheme carefully.
  7. Get back to home page and select Previous Question Papers tab under Competitive Exam.
  8. Search and Download Engineering Service Previous Year Papers.
  9. Use the Syllabus, Exam Scheme and Previous Papers in exam preparation.

Important Dates:

Mains Exam Online Application Started 11th October 2017
Mains Exam Online Application Closed 25th October 2017
MPSC AE Mains Exam Date 17th December 2017

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