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APPSC Exam 2022: Notification, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus and Cut Off

The APPSC Group 1 Recruitment notification will be released by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission. Applicants must visit the official website, https://psc.ap.gov.in/, for more information on APPSC 2022 Recruitment.

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission is the full name of the commission. It is in charge of conducting numerous exams for recruitment in offices across the state throughout the year. The exams are very popular in the state, and aspirants should review previous question papers in order to understand the papers. The exams are divided into four groups: Group I, Group II, Group III, and Group IV. This article goes over the specifics of the exams.


APPSC 2022 Highlights

ParticularsDetails
Name of ExamAPPSC Exams
Conducted ByAndhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
Exam Full-FormAndhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
Examination ModeOffline (Screening Exam) and online( Main Exam)
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam LevelState Level (Andhra Pradesh)
Registration Fee250+120= 370 (Rs.250 for the reserved category candidates)
Paper LanguageEnglish and Telugu
Total Cities for TestTest centres across the state Andhra Pradesh
Purpose of TestTo recruit the candidates for the executive and non-executive posts
Official Websitehttps://psc.ap.gov.in
Exam Helpdesk0866-2527820,0866-2527821

Details of the Posts

The APPSC holds exams for a variety of positions, which are listed below.

Posts  
Deputy Registrar
Deputy Collector District B.C. Welfare Officer
Assistant Commissioner Municipal Commissioner Grade-II
Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) Administrative Officer / Lay Secretary & Treasurer
Assistant Audit Office District Tribal Welfare Office
District Registrar Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil)
District Panchayat Officer District Social Welfare Officer
District Fire Officers Mandal Parishad Development Officer
District Employment Officer Assistant Prohibition & Excise Superintendent
Regional Transport Officers Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer

Important Dates of APPSC 

The dates for the APPSC Group I exams are listed below. Exam Schedule for APPSC 2022

APPSC 2022 Group I Exam Dates

The last notification for APPSC Group I 2022 exams will be released soon and the aspirants can check the dates of each phase below. 

EventsDates
Release of Official Notification To be announced
Group 1 Prelims ExamTo be announced
Group 1 Prelims ResultTo be announced
Group 1 Main ExamTo be announced
Group 1 Main Exam ResultTo be announced
APPSC Group 1 InterviewTo be announced
APPSC Group 1 ResultTo be announced

APPSC 2022 Group I Exam Dates

The exam dates for 2022 have yet to be announced. They are, however, expected soon.

EventsDates
Application Start DateTo be announced
Last Date for SubmissionTo be announced
Fee payment Final DateTo be announced
Hall Ticket Release DateTo be announced
Preliminary exam dateTo be announced
Mains exam dateTo be announced

APPSC Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for each post in each group are very specific and distinct from one another. We’ve provided specifications based on groups and posts in this section.

Nationality 

For all groups and posts, the requirements for nationality and residence are the same. As a result, all applicants can examine the following points.

  • Applicants who are interested in taking the APPSC Group 1 exam must be Indian citizens.
  • In addition, eligible candidates must be from the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Eligible Age Groups

The age requirements for various groups and positions vary. As a result, we’ve separated them.

Age Requirements for Group I

The required age groups are specified in the following table based on postcodes. Applicants should double-check their postcodes.

PostcodesAge
01, 02, 06, 07, and 09-1918-42 years
03 and 0421-28 years
0521-26 years
0818-26 years

Age Requirements for Group II

Except for one position, all of the posts in Group II have the same age requirements. Applicants can learn more about the process by looking at the table below.

PostAge
Prohibition and Excise Sub-Inspector18-28 years
All others18-42 years

Age Requirements for Group III and IV

Within the last two groups, the age requirements remain constant. The details of both are represented in the table below.

GroupsAge
Group III18-42 years
Group IV18-36 years

Age Relaxation

The age relaxation is the same for each group and post, as listed below.

Category of CandidateRelaxation to Upper Age Limit
A.P. State Government EmployeeUp to a maximum of 5 Years based on the length of regular service.
Ex-Servicemen3 years + Service Period
Physically Handicapped persons10 years
SC, ST, and Backward Classes5 years

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements are specified for only the first two groups, the details of which are given below.

Physical Specifications for Group I

The physical requirements required for the group I posts are specified here.

Post Code Category Physical Requirement
For Post Code No. 03 to 05 General Minimum Height: 167.6 cm
Chest criteria: Minimum chest expansion should be 5 cm, while should have a minimum of 86.3 cm around the chest
S.T. Minimum Height: 164 cm
Chest criteria: Minimum chest expansion should be 5 cm, while should have a minimum of 83.8 cm around the chest
For Post Code No. 03 Women

Minimum Height: 152.5 cm.

Weight: Not less than 45.5 Kg.

For Post Code No. 08 Men Minimum Height: 165 cm.
Chest criteria: Minimum chest expansion should be 5 cm, while should have a minimum of 86 cm around the chest

Physical Specifications for Group II

The only difference between male and female applicants is their physical requirements for all Group II positions.

CategoryPhysical Requirements
MenMinimum Height: 165 cm
Chest Criteria: Minimum chest expansion should be 5 cm, while should have a minimum of 81 cm
WomenMinimum Height: 152.5 cmWeight:  Not less than 45.5 Kg.

Note: All aspirants will undergo two eye tests to determine whether or not they have any abnormalities in their eyes.

Educational Qualification

Each position has its own set of educational requirements. We’ve listed the details for a few of the posts below. Candidates must check the complete eligibility criteria of APPSC Exams to learn about the rest.

Post NameEducational Qualification
District Fire Officers in A.P. Fire Service.Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering from a recognised university (Fire). If the aspirants do not have a B.E. (Fire) degree, any degree that is equivalent will be considered.
Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts ServiceEligible applicants must hold a degree in Economics, Mathematics, or Commerce from a UGC-accredited university with a minimum grade of 2nd in the subject. Aside from that, applicants may be Chartered Accountants in the United Kingdom or India, or incorporated Accountants (London).
District Social Welfare Officer in A.P. Social Welfare ServiceApplicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an affiliated Indian university or from a University Grants Commission-affiliated institution under the Central Act, State Act, or Provincial Act. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in social work or sociology are also eligible to apply for this position.

APPSC Application Process 2022

The registration process is the same for all APPSC exams. The forms are only available on the official website, and there are no other options.

  • Applicants must fill out the APPSC online application form to register their names.
  • Aspirants must go to psp.ap.gov.in, which is the APPSC’s official website.
  • Students must now go to the APPSC homepage and click on the ‘Andhra Pradesh PSC Application Form.’
  • The applicants must then fill out the form with the necessary information.
  • Applicants must upload a scanned image of their photograph and signature after completing the application form.
  • You can now fill out the APPSC online application form 2022.
  • Finally, in order to complete the online application form filling process, you must submit the application fees.
  • Remember to print out the registration form for future reference.

APPSC 2022 Application Fees

CategoryApplication Processing Fee
UnreservedRs. 250
SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service MenRs. 250
Families having Household Supply White Card issued by Civil Supplies Department, A.P. Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)Rs. 250
Un-employed youth as per G.O.Ms.No.439, G.A (Ser- A) Dept.Rs. 250

APPSC Exam Pattern 2022

In the APPSC selection process, there are two exams. The paper patterns for both exams are listed below.

Main Examination (Descriptive Type)

Paper Subject Duration Marks
Telugu (Qualifying Nature) 180 150
English (Qualifying Nature) 180 150
I General Essay – on contemporary themes and issues of regional, national, and international importance. 180 150
II History and Cultural and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh 180 150
III Polity, constitution, Governance, Law, and Ethics 180 150
IV Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh 180 150
V Science, Technology and Environmental Issues 180 150
Interview 75
Total Marks 825

Preliminary Exam Paper II

Subject No of Questions Max Marks Time Duration
General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities 60 60 2 hours
Science and Technologies 30 30
Current events of Regional, National, and International importance 30 30
Total 120 120

Preliminary Exam Paper I

Subject No of Questions Max Marks Time Duration
History and Culture 30 30 2 hours
Constitution polity, Social Justice and International relations 30 30
Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning 30 30
Geography 30 30
Total 120 120

APPSC Exam Centres 2022

The Prelims and Mains exams are held at various locations throughout the state. For both of them, a list is provided.

Mains Exam Centres: Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati, Ananthapur.APPSC Admit Card

Preliminary Exam Centres: Vijayawada, Kadapa, Kakinada, Vizianagaram, Anantapur, Ongole, Srikakulam, Eluru, Tirupathi, Guntur, Visakhapatnam, Nellore, Kurnool


APPSC Admit Card 2022

The Commission publishes admit cards for all four groups on its official website, and the procedure for downloading them is the same for all four groups. The steps to download the APPSC Group 1 admit cards are listed below. Candidates can use these steps for other purposes as well.

How to Download APPSC Admit Card?

  • APPSC’s official website can be found at psc.ap.gov.in.
  • Click on the “APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket” link. Enter your user name and password for logging in.
  • Download the Group 1 Service Center Ticket by clicking on the “Download Group 1 Service Center Ticket” link.
  • Examine the information on the hall ticket.
  • Download a copy for yourself to keep.

Discrepancy in the Admit Card

The APPSC admit cards reflect the applicants’ and committee’s official records. Because there is no manual intervention in the preparation of the APPSC admit cards, there are very few differences in the details mentioned in the admit cards.

In the event that there is a discrepancy on the APPSC Hall Ticket, the applicants must immediately notify the commission and take the necessary steps to correct the errors.

Details Mentioned on APPSC 1 Admit Card

The APSPC Hall Ticket contains the following information:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Registration Number
  • Community
  • Qualification
  • Gender
  • Venue Name and Address
  • Father’s Name
  • PH
  • Venue Code
  • Address

APPSC Group 1 Selection Process

The APPSC Group 1 2022 Examination will be selected through three stages of rounds. Applicants should look over old APPSC question papers to learn more about the two exams.

Stage 1: APPSC Group 1 Prelims (Screening) Test

The screening exam will be held in 13 Andhra Pradesh districts. The APPSC Group 1 admit card will be available seven days prior to the exam. The APPSC Group 1 Prelims exam score, however, will not be taken into account in the final merit list. Only this score will be taken into account for the second round of the exam.

Stage 2: APPSC Group 1 Main Exam

This is a conventional exam that will be administered in a paper-and-pencil format. For the purpose of preparing the merit list, the Main exam score will be used. Applicants will be required to respond to seven traditional essay-style questions.

Stage 3: APPSC Group 1 Interview

The exam will be held to the commission’s office in Vijaywada for the final round. Applicants must submit the following original documents in order to sit for the exam:

  • Date of Birth
  • Age relaxation claimed the certificate
  • Educational Qualification
  • Professional Experience certificate
  • Category certificates issued by the competent authority

APPSC Syllabus

The syllabus for the APPSC Group 1 exams is available here. Aspirants can review the entire syllabus for all other groups.

Group I Prelims Syllabus

Paper I

  • Internal Relations and Constitution
  • Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning
  • Social Justice
  • Indian Economy
  • History, Culture, and Geography

Paper-II

  • General Mental Ability
  • Technology and Science
  • Current Events- Regional, National, and International
  • Administrative and Psychological Abilities

Group I Mains Syllabus

  • Telugu Language
  • English Language
  • Issues Related to Science, Technology, and Environment
  • Issues Related to Regional, National, and International Importance
  • Economy and Development of Andhra Pradesh
  • Indian Economy
  • Constitution, Politics, Governance, Ethics, and Laws.
  • History, Culture, and Geography of Andhra Pradesh and India

APPSC 2022 Answer Key

Before the results are released, the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission releases the answer keys for all of the exams. They’re available on the official website and can be checked in the same way that admit cards were. Candidates can compare their answers to the ones released by the Commission to get a sense of their overall score.

Any applicant who finds an incorrect answer in the official answer key has the right to object. They must email their registration number, name, question number, and representation of the answer from their registered email address. They must be able to articulate their objection properly. The Commission mentions other details about the answer key and how to object in the answer key notice.


APPSC 2022 Result

The results of all the exams are released in three stages by the APPSC: Prelims, Mains, and Final. The first two results are released following the completion of the respective rounds of exams, while the third is released following the completion of the Interview and Document Verification. The Final Result is used to make the final selection of applicants.

All APPSC Results are available on the official website, with instructions on how to access them.

  • Visit the APPSC’s official website at psc.ap.gov.in.
  • Locate and select the APPSC Result notification.
  • Choose the link for your group from the list of options.
  • A new window will appear, asking for your registration number.
  • The PDF of your result will appear on the screen after you enter your registration number.
  • Save the PDF file to your computer.
  • Make a copy for yourself to keep for future reference.

APPSC 2022 Salary 

The Commission sets the salaries for the services provided by the APPSC. The salaries for Group I are listed below in detail. Aspirants can check complete salary details to learn more about the salaries of the other groups.

PostsSalary
District Panchayat Officer, A.P. Panchayat Raj and Rural Development ServiceINR 37,100 – INR 91,450
Deputy Registrar, AP Cooperative ServiceINR 37,100 – INR 91,450
District Employment Officer, A.P. Employment Exchange ServiceINR 35,120 – INR 87,130
District Tribal Welfare Officer, A.P. Tribal Welfare ServiceINR 37,100 – INR 91,450
District BC Welfare Officer, AP BC Welfare ServiceINR 37,100 – INR 91,450
Municipal Commissioner Grade-II, AP Municipal Administration ServicesINR 35,120 – INR 87,130
Assistant Commissioner, A.P. State Tax ServiceINR. 40, 270 – INR 93,780
Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men), A.P. Jail ServiceINR 37,100 – INR 91,450
Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-2), A.P. Police ServiceINR. 40, 270 – INR 93,780
District Social Welfare Officer, A.P. Social Welfare ServiceINR 37,100 – INR 91,450
Deputy Collector, Andhra Pradesh Civil ServiceINR. 40, 270 – INR 93,780
Assistant Audit Officer, A.P. State Audit ServiceINR 35,120 – INR 87,130
Regional Transport Officer (RTO), A.P. Transport Service:INR 37,100 – INR 91,450
Assistant Treasury Officer /Assistant Accounts Officer, A.P. Treasury, and Accounts Service:INR 35,120 – INR 87,130
District Fire Officer, A.P. Fire ServiceINR 37,100 – INR 91,450
Assistant Prohibition and Excise Superintendent, A.P. Excise ServiceINR 35,120 – INR 87,130
Administrative Officer /Lay Secretary and Treasurer Grade-II, AP Medical and Health (Administration)INR 35,120 – INR 87,130

APPSC 2022 FAQ’S

What is APPSC?

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission is in charge of hiring applicants in all of the state’s offices.

For how long have the Group I interviews been postponed?

Interviews for Group I have been postponed for four weeks.

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