MHADA Syllabus 2021 for JE, Executive Engineer, Junior Architectural Assistant & Other Jobs

The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) is conducting recruitment exams on December 5, 2021 and December 12, 2021 to fill 565 vacancies across positions like Junior Engineer (JE), Executive Engineer (EE), Deputy Engineer (DE), Assistant Engineer (AE), Junior Clerk, Assistant Legal Adviser, Junior Architectural Assistant, Senior Clerk, Junior Clerk (Typist), Executive Officer, Assistant and more.

Exam Pattern

The MHADA recruitment exam comprises 150 questions for 200 marks to be completed in 2 hours. The detailed section-wise exam pattern is shown below:

Section No. of Questions Marks
Marathi 25 25
English 25 25
General Knowledge 25 25
General Intelligence 25 25
Technical Subject 50 100
Total 150 200

The subjects covered in the exam include Marathi Language, English Language, General Knowledge, General Intelligence and Technical Subject related to the post.

Syllabus for EE, DE and AE Posts

For recruitment to Executive Engineer, Deputy Engineer and Assistant Engineer posts, the technical subject section covers the following topics:

Section Syllabus
Mechanics Stress, strain, bending theory, torsion, column buckling
Concrete Structures Concrete design concepts, analysis of members, prestressed concrete basics
Steel Structures Design and analysis of steel members and connections
Soil Mechanics Soil classification, analysis, slope stability, foundation design
Fluid Mechanics Flow measurement, pumps and turbines, hydrology
Surveying Principles, coordinate systems, measurements, errors
Environmental Engineering Water supply, sewage disposal and treatment
Internet Basics -

This covers the core civil engineering topics required for the posts.

Syllabus for Junior Engineer (Civil)

For Junior Engineer (Civil) post, the syllabus includes:

Section Syllabus
Mechanics Stress, strain, bending, slopes, buckling
Construction Materials Stones, bricks, tiles, cement, timber, paints
Building Construction Masonry, concrete, doors, windows, finishes
Concrete Technology Ingredients, properties, water cement ratio
Surveying Principles, measurements, errors, curves
RCC Design Reinforcement materials, beams, columns, slabs
Soil Mechanics Classification, exploration, stability, foundations
Estimating and Costing Analysis of rates, valuation
Steel Structures Design of steel members and connections
Internet Basics -

This covers essential civil engineering topics for the Junior Engineer role.

Syllabus for Other Posts

For non-technical posts like Clerk, Typist etc. the syllabus comprises General Intelligence, Reasoning, English Language, Marathi Language, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness related to the state of Maharashtra.


The MHADA recruitment 2021 exam aims to assess candidates across language proficiency, general aptitude, technical knowledge and skills pertinent to the post. The detailed syllabus helps candidates understand the exact exam pattern and preparatory strategy.


Q1: How many vacancies are available in MHADA recruitment 2021?

A1: There are total 565 vacancies available across various posts like JE, EE, DE, AE and others.

Q2: What is the exam duration?

A2: The total duration of the MHADA exam is 2 hours.

Q3: What is covered under technical subject syllabus?

A3: For engineering posts, technical subject covers core civil engineering topics. For non-technical posts, it covers aptitude and awareness.

Q4: What is included in General Intelligence and Reasoning syllabus?

A4: This section tests candidates' logical reasoning ability, analytical thinking skills, problem solving capability.

Q5: Is there negative marking in the exam?

A5: Yes, 1/4th marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Q6: When will the final result be declared?

A6: Final result is expected within 2 months of completion of the written exam.


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