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 2024 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.
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APPSC 2024 Highlights
|Name of Exam||APPSC Exams|
|Conducted By||Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission|
|Exam Full-Form||Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission|
|Examination Mode||Offline (Screening Exam) and online( Main Exam)|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Level||State Level (Andhra Pradesh)|
|Registration Fee||250+120= 370 (Rs.250 for the reserved category candidates)|
|Paper Language||English and Telugu|
|Total Cities for Test||Test centres across the state Andhra Pradesh|
|Purpose of Test||To recruit the candidates for the executive and non-executive posts|
Details of the Posts
The APPSC holds exams for a variety of positions, which are listed below.
|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 2024
APPSC 2024 Group I Exam Dates
The last notification for APPSC Group I 2024 exams will be released soon and the aspirants can check the dates of each phase below.
|Release of Official Notification||To be announced|
|Group 1 Prelims Exam||To be announced|
|Group 1 Prelims Result||To be announced|
|Group 1 Main Exam||To be announced|
|Group 1 Main Exam Result||To be announced|
|APPSC Group 1 Interview||To be announced|
|APPSC Group 1 Result||To be announced|
APPSC 2024 Group I Exam Dates
The exam dates for 2024 have yet to be announced. They are, however, expected soon.
|Application Start Date||To be announced|
|Last Date for Submission||To be announced|
|Fee payment Final Date||To be announced|
|Hall Ticket Release Date||To be announced|
|Preliminary exam date||To be announced|
|Mains exam date||To 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.
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.
|01, 02, 06, 07, and 09-19||18-42 years|
|03 and 04||21-28 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.
|Prohibition and Excise Sub-Inspector||18-28 years|
|All others||18-42 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.
|Group III||18-42 years|
|Group IV||18-36 years|
The age relaxation is the same for each group and post, as listed below.
|Category of Candidate||Relaxation to Upper Age Limit|
|A.P. State Government Employee||Up to a maximum of 5 Years based on the length of regular service.|
|Ex-Servicemen||3 years + Service Period|
|Physically Handicapped persons||10 years|
|SC, ST, and Backward Classes||5 years|
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.
|Men||Minimum Height: 165 cm|
Chest Criteria: Minimum chest expansion should be 5 cm, while should have a minimum of 81 cm
|Women||Minimum 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.
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 Name||Educational 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 Service||Eligible 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 Service||Applicants 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 2024
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 2024.
- 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 2024 Application Fees
|Category||Application Processing Fee|
|SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men||Rs. 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|
|TSPSC||TPSC||Arunachal Pradesh PSC APPSC|
APPSC Exam Pattern 2024
In the APPSC selection process, there are two exams. The paper patterns for both exams are listed below.
Main Examination (Descriptive Type)
|–||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|
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|
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|
APPSC Exam Centres 2024
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 2024
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:
- Date of Birth
- Registration Number
- Venue Name and Address
- Father’s Name
- Venue Code
APPSC Group 1 Selection Process
The APPSC Group 1 2024 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
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
- Internal Relations and Constitution
- Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning
- Social Justice
- Indian Economy
- History, Culture, and Geography
- 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 2024 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 2024 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 2024 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.
|District Panchayat Officer, A.P. Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service||INR 37,100 – INR 91,450|
|Deputy Registrar, AP Cooperative Service||INR 37,100 – INR 91,450|
|District Employment Officer, A.P. Employment Exchange Service||INR 35,120 – INR 87,130|
|District Tribal Welfare Officer, A.P. Tribal Welfare Service||INR 37,100 – INR 91,450|
|District BC Welfare Officer, AP BC Welfare Service||INR 37,100 – INR 91,450|
|Municipal Commissioner Grade-II, AP Municipal Administration Services||INR 35,120 – INR 87,130|
|Assistant Commissioner, A.P. State Tax Service||INR. 40, 270 – INR 93,780|
|Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men), A.P. Jail Service||INR 37,100 – INR 91,450|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-2), A.P. Police Service||INR. 40, 270 – INR 93,780|
|District Social Welfare Officer, A.P. Social Welfare Service||INR 37,100 – INR 91,450|
|Deputy Collector, Andhra Pradesh Civil Service||INR. 40, 270 – INR 93,780|
|Assistant Audit Officer, A.P. State Audit Service||INR 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 Service||INR 37,100 – INR 91,450|
|Assistant Prohibition and Excise Superintendent, A.P. Excise Service||INR 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 2024 FAQ’S
A: The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) is responsible for recruiting candidates for various positions in all the state offices of Andhra Pradesh.
A: The Group I interviews conducted by APPSC have been postponed for four weeks. Please keep an eye on the official website or APPSC notifications for further updates on the rescheduled interview dates.