This article aims to provide complete information regarding APPSC Group 1 ( Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission ) 2020.
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In this article, I’ve provided information about APPSC Group 1:
- Latest Jobs Openings (10,000+) APPSC Group 1
- 1.1 Departmental Tests
- Syllabus APPSC Group 1
- Eligibility APPSC Group 1
- Exam Paper Pattern APPSC Group 1
- Salary Details for all posts – APPSC Group 1
- How to Apply Online for APPSC Group 1
- Exam Dates for APPSC Group 1
Currently Open Jobs – July 2020 APPSC Group 1
This post is not for APPSC Group 1 but will soon be recruited.
|First Appeared||Vacancies||Post||Qualification||Application Dates|
|05th May 2020||3795||Village Revenue Officer||Intermediate||Awaiting (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-I||5th November 2020|
|Paper-II||7th November 2020|
|Paper-III||9th November 2020|
|Paper-IV||11th November 2020|
|Paper-V||13th 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 Department||Paper Code Nos: 32,|
47, 65, 80, 90, 101,
115, 130 & 143.
|Mines & Geology Department||Paper Code No: 150 only.|
|Divisional Test||Paper Code Nos: 30, 63,|
|Workshop Officers:||Paper Code Nos:14 & 29.|
|A.P. Public Service Commission:||Paper Code No: 149.|
Departmental Test Details
|Examination Mode||Duration of Exmaination||Time of Examination|
|Objective Type||2 Hours (120 Minutes)||Fore noon – 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. |
After Noon 3.00 P.M. to 5 P.M.
|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:
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 1||Paper 2 – General Aptitude (Degree Standard) APPSC Group 1|
|History and CultureConstitution, Polity, Social Justice and International RelationsIndian and Andhra Pradesh Economy and PlanningGeography||General 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 Syllabus||Seven 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: Interview||75 marks|
The APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern:
|Paper I – General Studies||Paper II – General Aptitude|
|Number of questions: 120 questions||Number of questions: 120 questions|
|Nature of questions: Objective Type (MCQ)||Nature of questions: Objective Type (MCQ)|
|Duration: 120 minutes||Duration: 120 minutes|
|Maximum Marks: 120 marks||Maximum Marks: 120 marks|
|Negative Marking: 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question||Negative 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 marks||Syllabus: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 Papers||Seven (2 qualifying papers + 5 papers counted for merit ranking)|
|Duration of Exam||180 minutes each|
|Nature of Questions||Essay-descriptive type|
|Maximum Marks||150 marks each|
|Qualifying Papers||Paper in TeluguPaper in EnglishNote: Minimum qualifying marks are – 40 % (OC), 35%(BC), 30% (SC/ST/PH)|
|Papers counted for Merit Ranking||Paper 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 Code||Name of Post||Service||Scale of Pay|
|1||Deputy Collector||Andhra Pradesh Civil Service||Rs 40,270 – Rs 93,780|
|2||Assistant Commissioner||AP State Tax Service||Rs 40,270 – Rs 93,780|
|3||Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat -2)||AP Police Service||Rs 40,270 – Rs 93,780|
|4||Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men)||AP Jail Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|5||District Fire Officer||AP Fire Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|6||Asst Treasury Officer/Asst Accounts Officer||AP Treasury and Accounts Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|7||Regional Transport Officer||AP Transport Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|8||Asst Prohibition & Excise Superintendent||AP Excise Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|9||Mandal Parishad Development Officer||AP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|10||District Registrar||AP Registration Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|11||District Employment Officer||AP Employment Exchange Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|12||Deputy Registrar||AP Cooperative Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|13||District Tribal Welfare Officer||AP Tribal Welfare Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|14||District Social Welfare Officer||AP Social Welfare Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|15||District BC Welfare Officer||AP BC Welfare Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|16||District Panchayat Officer||AP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|17||Municipal Commissioner Grade-II||AP Municipal Administration Services||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|18||Administrative Officer/Lay Secretary and Treasurer Grade-II||AP Medical and Health (Administration) Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|19||Asst Audit Officer||AP State Audit Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
How to Apply APPSC Group 1
- Go to this link
- Click on new registration link for direct recruitment
- Fill the form with your academic details and personal details
- Pay the fee
- Download the application
- 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.