TNPSC AE Syllabus – TNPSC AE Exam Pattern PDF

TNPSC AE Syllabus 2018: We updated this article with the latest TNPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus 2018. Know the syllabus for Paper – 1 and Paper – 2 exams of TNPSC AE here. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Conducts the TNPSC exam for the Post of Assistant Engineer every year. The Tamil Nadu PSC Board is looking to fill 324 Assistant Engineer posts. Candidates must know that the TNPSC Assistant Engineer exam is a computer-based exam. The TNPSC AE Exam will take place in the month of May. Aspirants should know the TNPSC AE Exam consists of Paper 1 and Paper 2 which will be conducted on the same day.

TNPSC AE Syllabus | Exam Pattern

Job Seekers trying for Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Syllabus get the latest TNPSC AE Syllabus here. In this article, we are sharing the exam pattern & Syllabus for the TNPSC AE Exam. Aspirants can freely download the TNPSC Assistant Engineer Syllabus. Candidates can find the accurate information regarding the TNPSC AE Exam Pattern and the Syllabus 2018 in the below sections. Aspirants can download the TNPSC AE previous year’s question papers also which can help you in scoring better in the main TNPSC AE Exam.

TNPSC AE Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern

Name of the OrganizationTamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Name of the PostAssistant Engineer
No of Vacancies324
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Selection MethodWritten Test & Interview
Starting Date to Apply28-02-2018
Last Date to Apply26-03-2018
Paper 1 Exam Date20th May 2018
Paper 2 Exam Date20th May 2018
Work LocationTamil Nadu

TNPSC Assistant Engineer Exam Pattern 2018

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission is looking to fill the TNPSC Assistant Engineer Posts through online method. Candidates must know that the TNPSC AE Exam Syllabus will help you to score better in the main TNPSC examination. In this article, Applicants can find the TNPSC AE Exam pattern. Hence Tamil Nadu Job Seekers are advised to check the below table to get the deatiled information about the TNPSC AE Written Test Pattern 2018.

The TNPSC AE Exam consists of two papers. There are Paper – 1 and Paper -2.

Exam Pattern for TNPSC AE 2018

Paper 1 Exam Pattern

S.NoSubject NameNo of QuestionTotal MarksExamination ModeDuration
1.Automobile Engineering200300Objective Type3 Hours
2.Civil Engineering
3.Mechanical/ Production/ Manufacturing Engineering
4.Agriculture Engineering
5.Chemical Engineering
6.Electrical Engineering
7.Textile Technology


  • The TNPSC AE Exam Paper – 1 is an Objective type exam, i.e Multiple Choice Questions.
  • The Duration of Paper – 1 Exam is 3 hours
  • The Paper – 1 Exam consists if 300 Questions
  • Paper – 1 Exam will be in English Only

Paper – 2 Exam Syllabus

S.NoSubject NameNo of QuestionsNumber of Marks Examination ModeDuration
1.General Studies175200Objective Type2 Hours
2.Aptitude & Mental Ability25
  • The TNPSC AE Exam Paper – 2 is an Objective type exam, i.e Multiple Choice Questions.
  • The Duration of Paper – 2 Exam is 2 hours
  • The Paper – 2 Exam consists if 200 Questions
  • Paper – 2 Exam will be in English & Tamil.
  • The Minimum Qualification for SC/ ST Candidates & others for both the papers is 171.
  • The Minimum Qualification for General Candidates for both the papers is 228.

TNPSC AE Syllabus, Exam Pattern 2018 PDF

Candidates can download the latest TNPSC AE Syllabus PDF by clicking on the link which is provided below. Aspirants can know more about Syllabus for TN PSC AE Post in the following section.

Aptitude and Mental Ability Syllabus for TNPSC AE Exam 2018

  • Puzzles
  • Decision Making
  • Time & Work
  • Area
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Analytica; Interpretation of Data
  • Tables, Graphs, Diagrams
  • Collection
  • Conversion of Information to Data
  • Complication and Presentation of Data
  • Parametric representation of Data
  • Simplification
  • HCF & LCM
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Volume
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Problem Solving

Tamil Nadu PSC Asst Engineer Syllabus 2018 – General Studies

History & Culture of India

  • The Economy of India
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian National Movement

General Science:

  • Physics
  • Botony
  • Zoology
  • Chemistry

Current Events:

  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Economics


  • Rainfall
  • Natural Calamities
  • Weather and Climate
  • Earth and Universe
  • Water Resources

TNPSC Civil Engineering Syllabus 2018

  • Project Management and Estimating
  • Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering and Pollution Control
  • Strength of Materials
  • Building Materials and Construction Practices
  • Engineering Survey
  • Structural Analysis
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Design of Reinforced Concrete, Prestressed Concrete and Steel Structures
  • Urban and Transportation Engineering

TNPSC Assistant Engineer Exam Syllabus 2018 – Electrical Engineering

  • Electrical Circuits
  • Renewable Energy Sources and Storage Devices
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Electrical Machines
  • Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Electric and Magnetic Fields
  • Control Systems
  • Power Systems
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Digital Processing and Communication

TNPSC AE Syllabus 2018 – Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • Semiconductor Theory and Electronic Devices
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electromagnetic Fields and antennas
  • Digital Signal and Image Processing
  • Control Systems and instrumentation
  • Signals and Systems
  • Circuit Theory
  • Analog electronic circuits
  • Electronic Communication
  • Communication Systems
  • VLSI and Embedded Systems

Important Links:

TNPSC AE General Studies Syllabus 2018 – Download Here

TN PSC Assistant Engineer Civil Syllabus 2018 – Download Here

Electrical Syllabus for TNPSC AE Exam 2018 – Download Here

TNPSC AE Electronics & Communication Syllabus 2018 – Download Here