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Preparation Method for AE Exams:

To prepare well for any Assistant Engineer Exams like APGENCO AE Exams the following tips will help you. Read the post completely and follow the guidelines to get good results.

The Exam consists of only multiple-choice questions so practice more on objective bits rather than theory.


First, go through the previous papers to understand the pattern and difficulty level. The previous papers are given below.

Time constraint is another factor that decides the score in the exam. So practice within the time limits to score more.

Now practice the objective questions on different topics. It is difficult to get some free websites to practice technical objective questions. The various websites to practice the objective bits are given here.

  • A huge number of objective questions from


  • Here provide some useful links to practice quizzes on various topics for these exams.


  • Good choice for all electrical topics


Aptitude Section for APGENCO AE Exams:

Aptitude is the most common section for any exam nowadays. For exams like Assistant Engineers, IBPS, SSC, and Railways aptitude section is very important. The only way to become a master in this section is to practice a lot. Need to solve as many models as possible to crack this section.

Many people can solve most of the questions. The only problem is within the given time we should answer more of the questions. So time constraint is the major factor here.

So I recommend the below sites which are less commonly known by many people. If you know any other websites which are worthy please mention them in the comment section.


  • Number System
  • HCF, LCM
  • Simplification
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Unitary Method
  • Percentage
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Profit and Loss
  • Average
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Mensuration (2D and 3D)
  • Algebra
  • Data Interpretation

Test of Reasoning/Mental Ability:

This part usually tries to test the reasoning abilities and gauges the aptitude of the person. It includes the following:


  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Test of Direction Sense
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Number Ranking
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Problem with Age Calculation
  • Blood Relations
  • Analogy
  • Decision Making etc.


  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Mirror Images
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Grouping Identical Figures
  • Embedded Figures etc

Here is the list of sites to practice aptitude and mental ability on the above topics.

  • This one is good for any type of aptitude question


  • To practice, more number of bits go through


  • To practice topic-wise bits




Assistant Engineer Exams Previous Papers

You can download the following previous papers for different Assistant Engineer Electrical Exams.

1. APSPDCL Previous Papers.

2. APEPDCL Previous Papers.

3. APGENCO Previous papers.

4. APTRANSCO Previous papers.

AE Exam Syllabus:

Most of the Assistant Engineer Exams have the below topics, however, it is recommended to view the respective notification.

32 thoughts on “How to prepare for APGENCO/ APTRANSCO/ APSPDCL/ APEPDCL- AE Exams?

    1. phanibabu

      yeah..weightage approximately
      power systems 20%
      networks 15%
      machines 20%
      control systems 20%
      electronics 10%
      measurements 10%
      power electronics 5%

  1. syed noveedh

    plz tell me Easy way to preapare for apspdcl.this xam contains any aptitude ques also.On which topics v hav to concentrate on mainly

  2. phanibabu

    The exam is for 100 multiple choice questions
    all are technical..
    you have to attempt above 90 questions coz the competition is heavy.
    so prepare all the topics which are mentioned above.
    look at the weightage.

    1. phanibabu

      Hi Sravya..we can’t predict the minimum marks required it depends on many factors
      mostly the percentage of reservation for each category but women candidates have more chance compared to male
      In the EPDCL exam there is 8 Marks difference between OC male and female.

  3. Shalu pillai

    First of all thanks for all the links provided they are very useful. I am from vizag and i am pursuing mtech 2nd year and my projects review and this exam date is so near and i still didn’t finish my preparationn for both but i am more afraid of the 7th exam i am not able to concentrate at all and I Don’t know how to complete in such a less time. Can you please suggest me a good solution for the apspdcl exam please….

    1. phanibabu

      You have hardly two weeks.
      i m not saying it is impossible but still you can work.
      First go through previous papers of the exam and try to get the concepts.
      so you will be able to know the exam pattern and you will get an idea about concentrating areas.


  4. syed Noveedh

    Sir in final key they didnt given any answers for four bits.Are they consider as right answers or they will omit them in total 100 mrks.will they as for 96mrks only?

  5. karthik

    When is the official notification of APSPDCL 2016 is going to release and its online applications last date to apply and its important dates like exam dates and etc.


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