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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    AP Police Constable Exam
  • Exam Duration
    Prelims – 6 hours (Paper I & II) Mains – 3 hours per paper (4 Papers)
  • Official Website
  • No. of Papers
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
  • No. of Sections
  • Medium of the exam
    English & Telugu
Eligibilty Criteria

APPSC eligibility criteria will be mentioned in the official notification for the year 2022. To have an idea about the eligibility criteria, we can check the details of the notification for the year 2022. Men and Women both can apply for the post of Constable. Candidates can have a look at the educational qualification, age limit, and other details mentioned below:

Educational Qualification

Any candidate who has passed Class 10th or Class 10th from a recognized board is eligible to apply for the post of Constable.

Age Limit

The applicants from Andhra Pradesh or those who have residence proof of AP applying for Constables post must be among the age group of 18 years to 30 years. Applicants from other states between the age of 18 years to 22 years are eligible to apply. However. Andhra Pradesh recruitment board provides age relaxations in the upper age limit to the applicants belonging to the reserved category.

Note: The age limit varies with the category of the candidate.

Medical Standards

There are some medical standards set up by the AP Police recruitment board. Candidates can check the below-mentioned medical standards before applying for the post:

  1. EyeSight – To get selected the candidate must have required eyesight of near and distance.
Vision Right Eye Left Eye
Distant Vision 6/6 6/6
Near Vision 0/5 (Snellen) 0/5 (Snellen)
  1. The candidate should have a clear vision from both eyes.
  2. Squints, color blindness, and any other affliction of the eye or its lids will disqualify participants.
  3. The candidate needs to be in good health and free from any defect or infirmity that would make him unfit for the position.
  4. Candidates with any type of bodily ailments or defects will not be considered for the post.
Exam Pattern

The Andhra Pradesh Police Constable Recruitment exam pattern has changed. So according to the new pattern the exam will be held in two stages i.e., Prelims and Mains, and the merit list will be prepared on the marks of both the exams.

Step Exam type Pattern Number of Questions Marks Duration of Exam
I Prelims
  • Online Computer-Based exam
  • MCQ Type
200 200 (1 mark for each question) 3 hours
II Mains
  • Offline Mode
  • Descriptive Type Questions
400 3 hours for each paper
III Physical Strength Exam
  • 100 Meters Race
  • Long Jump
  • 1600 Meters Race
Differ based on categories

Prelims and Mains exams syllabus is designed in such a way to test the candidate’s different skills such as Reasoning Skills, Aptitude Skills, and Mental ability. Different types of questions are asked on different topics to test the candidate’s knowledge.

Exam Paper Subjects Topics Marks Duration
Prelims Paper-I Paper-II Arithmetic & Mental Ability Reasoning General Studies Profit & Loss, HCF & LCM, Ratio & Percentage, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Percentage, Mensuration, Number series, Geometry, Work & wages Non-verbal reasoning, Order & ranking, Data sufficiency, Code Inequalities, Similarities & differences, Verbal reasoning, Blood relations Current affairs, Ancient history, Medieval History, Geography, Andhra Pradesh Geography, Economics, Political Science, General science 200 3 hours
Mains Paper-I Paper-II Paper-III Paper-IV English Language Telugu Language Arithmetic & Reasoning Logical Reasoning Comprehension, Precis, Active & passive, Synonyms & antonyms, Letter writing, Idioms & Proverbs, Paragraph & letter writing, Translation from English to the Telugu language Same as the English language Number system, HCF & LCM, Time & Distance, Average, Data Interpretation, Algebra, Partnership Boat & streams, Time & Distance, Time & work Static, GK, AP Geography, Political science, Economics, History(world, ancient & medieval) Verbal & non-verbal ability, syllogisms, direction, problem-solving questions, blood relations, inequalities 100 100 100 100 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours

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