APPSC Group 1 – 2020 Notification, Recruitment, Eligibility, Group I – 10000+ Jobs

This article aims to provide complete information regarding APPSC Group 1 ( Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission ) 2020.

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Notification was out for the examination and application, find-out more.

In this article, I’ve provided information about APPSC Group 1:

  1. Latest Jobs Openings (10,000+) APPSC Group 1
  2. 1.1 Departmental Tests
  3. Syllabus APPSC Group 1
  4. Eligibility APPSC Group 1
  5. Exam Paper Pattern APPSC Group 1
  6. Salary Details for all posts – APPSC Group 1
  7. How to Apply Online for APPSC Group 1
  8. Exam Dates for APPSC Group 1
  9. Results

Currently Open Jobs – July 2020 APPSC Group 1

This post is not for APPSC Group 1 but will soon be recruited.

First AppearedVacanciesPostQualificationApplication Dates
05th May 20203795Village Revenue OfficerIntermediateAwaiting (updated soon)

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You can check the jobs available through APPSC Group 1 exam here. Considering the pandemic situation, it is hard to tell the exact date for the exam. but for sure it will conducted by this year said a source.

APPSC Group 1 Exam Dates

Paper in Telugu (Qualifying)2nd November 2020
Paper in English (Qualifying)3rd November 2020
Paper-I5th November 2020
Paper-II7th November 2020
Paper-III9th November 2020
Paper-IV11th November 2020
Paper-V13th November 2020

Departmental Jobs Notification

The registration for the APPSC departmental tests are eligible for government job holders. The application for the departmental tests are on-going 8th July to 27th July 2020.

The last date to apply for departmental tests is 26th July 2020 11:59 PM. You can apply via clicking here.

The candidates applying for departmental tests should refer to the respective service rules for eligibility.

Sericulture DepartmentPaper Code Nos: 32,
47, 65, 80, 90, 101,
115, 130 & 143.
Mines & Geology DepartmentPaper Code No: 150 only.
Divisional TestPaper Code Nos: 30, 63,
81,113 &138.
Workshop Officers:Paper Code Nos:14 & 29.
A.P. Public Service Commission:Paper Code No: 149.
information citing the official notification

Departmental Test Details

Examination ModeDuration of ExmainationTime of Examination
Objective Type2 Hours (120 Minutes)Fore noon – 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
After Noon 3.00 P.M. to 5 P.M.
Conventional Type
3 Hours (180 Minutes)
(Except PC.No.05, which
is 2 hrs)
Fore noon – 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
After Noon 3.00 P.M. to 5 P.M.

The below table shows location for exam centers as per Notification:

Table shows exam center location

Refer the official notification for more information regarding departmental tests.

APPSC Group 1 Syllabus

Syllabus for APPSC Group 1 Preliminary:

Paper 1 – General Studies (Degree Standard) APPSC Group 1Paper 2 – General Aptitude (Degree Standard) APPSC Group 1
History and CultureConstitution, Polity, Social Justice and International RelationsIndian and Andhra Pradesh Economy and PlanningGeographyGeneral Mental and Psychological AbilitiesScience and TechnologyCurrent Events of Regional, National and International importance

Syllabus for APPSC Group 1 Mains

English (SSC Standard)EssayLetter WritingPress ReleaseReport WritingWriting on Visual InformationFormal SpeechPrecis WritingReading ComprehensionEnglish GrammarTranslation
Telugu (SSC Standard)EssayElaborate thought of Verse/PoeticPrecis WritingComprehensionFormal SpeechStatement PreparationLetter WritingDebate WritingApplication WritingReport WritingDialogue SkillsTranslationTelugu Grammar

APPSC Group 1 Paper Pattern

The APPSC Group 1 Exam will be conducted in three stages:

Stage 1: Prelims (Objective Type)Prelims Two Papers – 120 minutes each;General Studies – 120 questions, 120 marksGeneral Aptitude – 120 questions, 120 marks
Stage 2: Mains (Descriptive Type)Mains SyllabusSeven Papers – 150 marks and 180 minutes each;Telugu – QualifyingEnglish – QualifyingPaper I – Merit RankingPaper II – Merit RankingPaper III – Merit RankingPaper IV – Merit RankingPaper V – Merit Ranking
Stage 3: Interview75 marks

The APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern:

Paper I – General StudiesPaper II – General Aptitude
Number of questions: 120 questionsNumber of questions: 120 questions
Nature of questions: Objective Type (MCQ)Nature of questions: Objective Type (MCQ)
Duration: 120 minutesDuration: 120 minutes
Maximum Marks: 120 marksMaximum Marks: 120 marks
Negative Marking: 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the questionNegative Marking: 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question
Syllabus:History and Culture – 30 marksConstitution, Social Justice and International Relations – 30 marksIndian Economy and Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning – 30 marksGeography – 30 marksSyllabus:General Mental Ability and Administrative and Psychological Abilities – 60 marksScience and Technology – 30 marksCurrent Events of Regional, National and International importance – 30 marks

Both the papers of Preliminary exam are conducted on the one day in offline mode (Pen-Paper) as per Notification.

The APPSC Exam Pattern, Mains Exam is:

Number of PapersSeven (2 qualifying papers + 5 papers counted for merit ranking)
Duration of Exam180 minutes each
Nature of QuestionsEssay-descriptive type
Maximum Marks150 marks each
Qualifying PapersPaper in TeluguPaper in EnglishNote: Minimum qualifying marks are – 40 % (OC), 35%(BC), 30% (SC/ST/PH)
Papers counted for Merit RankingPaper 1 – Essay – on contemporary themes and issues of regional, national and international importancePaper 2 – History, Culture and Geography of India and Andhra PradeshPaper 3 – Constitution, Polity, Governance, Law and EthicsPaper 4 – Economy and Development of India and Andhra PradeshPaper 5 – Science, Technology and Environmental IssuesNote: The candidates can answer the above papers in English/Telugu/Urdu depending on the preference stated in the online application.All merit ranking papers must be written in the same language.

APPSC Group 1 Eligibility

For Post Code No. 01, 02, 06, 07 & 09 to 19 

Minimum age limit – 18 years

Maximum age limit – 42 years

For Post Code No. 03 and 4:– No person shall be eligible for direct recruitment if he/she is less than 21 years of age and if he/she is over 28 years of age

For Post Code No.5:– No person shall be eligible for direct recruitment if he is less than 21 years of age and if he is over 26 years of age

For Post Code No. 8:– No person shall be eligible for direct recruitment if he/she is less than 18 years of age and if he/she is over 26 years of age.

Note that age relaxation is applicable for minority and other communities – Notification.

Refer this article for detailed information on various posts and their eligibility criteria.

APPSC Group 1 Salaries

Post CodeName of PostServiceScale of Pay
1Deputy CollectorAndhra Pradesh Civil ServiceRs 40,270 – Rs 93,780
2Assistant CommissionerAP State Tax ServiceRs 40,270 – Rs 93,780
3Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat -2)AP Police ServiceRs 40,270 – Rs 93,780
4Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men)AP Jail ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
5District Fire OfficerAP Fire ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
6Asst Treasury Officer/Asst Accounts OfficerAP Treasury and Accounts ServiceRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
7Regional Transport OfficerAP Transport ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
8Asst Prohibition & Excise SuperintendentAP Excise ServiceRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
9Mandal Parishad Development OfficerAP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development ServiceRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
10District RegistrarAP Registration ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
11District Employment OfficerAP Employment Exchange ServiceRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
12Deputy RegistrarAP Cooperative ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
13District Tribal Welfare OfficerAP Tribal Welfare ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
14District Social Welfare OfficerAP Social Welfare ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
15District BC Welfare OfficerAP BC Welfare ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
16District Panchayat OfficerAP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
17Municipal Commissioner Grade-IIAP Municipal Administration ServicesRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
18Administrative Officer/Lay Secretary and Treasurer Grade-IIAP Medical and Health (Administration) ServiceRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
19Asst Audit OfficerAP State Audit ServiceRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130

How to Apply APPSC Group 1

  1. Go to this link
  2. Click on new registration link for direct recruitment
  3. Fill the form with your academic details and personal details
  4. Pay the fee
  5. Download the application
  6. You may be notified about information regarding your application status


The results for the APPSC Group 1 2020 will be available after 3 months post examination. As the pandemic situation, the dates of examination might vary. We’ll keep updating this article with future updates. You are requested to keep checking this article for more information. A new Notification will be released for any further updates by the APPSC Group 1 board.