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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Andhra Pradesh Police
  • Mode of Conduction
    Pen and Paper Exam
  • Exam Duration
    3 hours for each paper
  • Official Website
    http://slprb.ap.gov.in/
  • No. of Papers
    4 papers
  • Total Marks
    400
  • Total No. of Questions
    100 Marks question in each paper ( 4 papers)
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Telugu
  • Marking Scheme
    1 mark per question No negative marking
Eligibilty Criteria

It is important to check the eligibility before applying for the AP Police Recruitment Exam. Here, we have provided complete details about the AP Police Recruitment Eligibility criteria. The candidates must have the prescribed educational qualifications and must fulfill the age criteria to apply for the AP Police Exam.

AP Police Recruitment Eligibility: Age Limits

The candidate applying for the AP Police Exam 2022 must fulfill the age criteria as per the official notification. The age criteria as per the 2018 notification are provided below.

  • The candidate applying for the SI post must have attained the age of 21 years and not have attained the age of 25 as of July 10, 2018.
  • There is an age limit of 30 years for the recruitment of SI in Andhra Pradesh.
  • AP recruitment provides relaxations in the upper age limit are provided to the candidates belonging to the reserved category.
  • The local candidates from Andhra Pradesh Applying for the post of Constable must be between the age group of 18 years to 30 years.
  • And candidates from other states should be between the age group of 18 years to 22 years.

AP Police Recruitment Eligibility: Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates who must hold a Graduation Degree or equivalent from any discipline and learning mode can apply for the post of Sub Inspector.
  • Candidates who must hold a 12th pass degree from a recognized institution can apply for the post of Constable.

AP Police Recruitment Eligibility: Medical Standards

As per the recruitment done in 2018, the Medical Standard for the post of Sub- Inspector, and Constables are mentioned below:

  • a) Eye Sight: Below mentioned are the vision standards.
Right Eye Left Eye
Near Vision 0/5 (Snellen) 0/5 (Snellen)
Distant Vision 6/6 6/6
  • b) Both Eyes should possess full vision(No partial blindness)
  • c) Candidates having squint or any morbid condition of the eye or lids of either eye, Colour blindness, shall be disqualified
  • B) Candidate should be of sound health and should not have any defect in the body structure which will render him/her unfit.
Exam Pattern

The AP Police is a two-tier-based examination. Candidates have to clear the Prelims as well as the mains examination for the final selection. The candidates who qualify in the preliminary exam are shortlisted for the mains exam and final selection is done on a merit basis.

AP Police Prelims 2022 Exam Pattern

The preliminary exam is a computer-based online exam that contains multiple-choice questions in both Prelims and Mains. The candidates have to mark the correct option from the provided options. As the Andhra Pradesh 2022 Notification is yet to be released, aspirants can look at the previous exam pattern for both Prelims and Mains to get an idea of the pattern:

The AP Police 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern is provided in the table below.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Online Mode (CBT Exam)
Type of Questions Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
No. of Questions 200 Questions ( 100 in each part)
Total Weightage 200 Marks (1 mark per question)
Duration of Exam 3 Hours
Negative Marking Criteria Not yet

AP Police Mains 2022 Exam Pattern

The candidates who qualify cutoff marks in the AP POLICE Prelims Exam are further shortlisted for the PET and PMT Exam and then for the mains exam. The mains exam is a Subjective in nature and a paper-based exam that carries 100 marks for each paper that are to be completed within 3 hours.

The table further explains more about the AP POLICE Mains exam pattern.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Offline Mode (Pen and Paper Exam)
Type of Questions Descriptive Questions
No. of Questions 100 Marks question in each paper ( 4 papers)
Total Weightage 400
Duration of Exam 3 hours for each paper

AP Police Mains Section-wise Exam Pattern

The candidates who further qualify in the Mains Exam are shortlisted for the Medical Test and Document Verification Round. Here is the section-wise exam pattern of the AP Police Mains 2022 exam:

Paper Marks Duration
English Language 100 3 hours
Telugu Language 100 3 hours
Arithmetic & Reasoning or Mental Ability 100 3 hours
General Studies 100 3 hours
Syllabus

The Andhra Pradesh Police Exam is conducted at a state level. The recruitment has two papers in terms of Prelims and Mains. The syllabus for each paper/subject is tabulated below as the last recruitment notification.

AP Police SI Syllabus For Prelims

Andhra Pradesh Police Recruitment’s Prelims Examination has two papers of Arithmetic Ability and Reasoning ability of 100 MCQ questions each for 100 Marks.

Papers and Subjects Topics
Paper I: Arithmetic & Mental Ability
  • Profit & Loss
  • HCF & LCM Questions
  • Ratio & Percentage
  • Time & Distance
  • Time & Work
  • Percentages
  • Mensuration
  • Number Series
  • Geometry
  • Work and Wages
Paper I- Reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Order & Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Code Inequalities
  • Similarities & Differences
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Blood Relations
Paper-II- General Studies
  • Current Affairs
  • Ancient History
  • Medieval History
  • Geography
  • Andhra Pradesh Geography
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • General Science

AP Police SI Syllabus for Mains

Andhra Pradesh Police Recruitment Mains Examination has 4 separate Papers of 100 marks each. The papers are descriptive and one has to prepare well to qualify for the level. The syllabus for each paper is tabulated below:

Papers and Subjects Topics
Paper I: English Language
  • Comprehension
  • Precis
  • Active & Passive
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Letter Writing
  • Idioms & Proverbs
  • Paragraph Writing & Letter Writing
  • Translation from English to the Telugu Language.
Paper-II: Telugu Language
  • Comprehension
  • Precis
  • Active & Passive
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Letter Writing
  • Idioms & Proverbs
  • Paragraph Writing & Letter Writing
  • Translation from the Telugu Language to the English Language.
Paper III: Arithmetic & Reasoning
  • Number System,
  • HCF & LCM
  • Time & Distance
  • Averages
  • Data Interpretation
  • Algebra
  • Partnership
  • Boat & Streams
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
Paper III: Logical Reasoning
  • Number System,
  • HCF & LCM
  • Time & Distance
  • Averages
  • Data Interpretation
  • Algebra
  • Partnership
  • Boat & Streams
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
Paper III: Arithmetic & Reasoning
  • Static GK
  • Andhra Pradesh Geography
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • History ( World, Ancient & Medieval)
Paper IV: Logical Reasoning
  • Verbal & Non-Verbal Ability
  • Syllogisms
  • Direction
  • Problem-Solving Questions
  • Blood Relations
  • Inequalities etc

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