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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    APPSC Group 1 Recruitment Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    offline
  • Official Website
    https://psc.ap.gov.in/.
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    Not yet released
  • Start of Registration Process
    Not yet released
  • Admit Card Release Date
    Not yet released
  • Exam Date
    Not yet released
Eligibilty Criteria

The criteria are mentioned below:

Age Limit

Age limitation varies as according to the post:

Post Code Minimum age Maximum age
Post code- 01, 02, 06, 07 & 09 to 19 18 42
Post code- 03 21 28
Post code- 04 18 28
Post code- 05 21 26
Post code- 08 18 26

Age Relaxation

The age relaxation is also available for the students belonging to different categories or minority sections:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST and BCs 5 years
Physically Handicapped persons 10 years
Ex-Servicemen 3 years
N.C.C. (who has worked as an Instructor in N.C.C.) 3 years
A.P. State Government Employees (Employees of APSEB, APSRTC, Corporations, Municipalities, etc. are not eligible) 5 years
Retrenched temporary employees in the State Census Department with a minimum service of 6 months 3 years

Educational Qualification

The Bachelor’s degree/Graduation from any recognized university in required discipline is the primary required qualification for APPSC Group 1 Recruitment exam.

Post Name Educational Qualification
District Fire Officers in A.P. Fire Service. Bachelor’s degree in engineering/or any equivalent degree from a recognized university (Fire).
Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts Service degree in Economics, Mathematics, or Commerce from a UGC-accredited university with a minimum grade of 2nd in the subject/ Chartered Accountants in the United Kingdom or India, or incorporated Accountants (London).
District Social Welfare Officer in A.P. Social Welfare Service Bachelor’s degree from an affiliated Indian university or a University Grants Commission-affiliated institution under the Central Act, State Act, or Provincial Act /bachelor’s degree in social work or sociology.

Physical Measurement

Post Code Category Height for Male Height for Female
For Post Code No. 03 to 05 General ST 167.6 cm 164 cm 152.5 cm -
For Post Code No. 08 General 165 cm
Exam Pattern

The rest details are mentioned below:

  • For the session 2022-23 the APPSC recruitment exam will be based on two stages; Prelims examination & Mains examination
  • The Prelims stage consists of two papers; Paper 1 & Paper 2
  • The Mains stage consists of Qualifying Paper in Telugu and in English, Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3, Paper 4, and Paper 5
  • This exam is a computer-based test (CBT) with objective type questions in both papers
  • Followed by APPSC Group 1 Interview as the last process for selection
  • A total of 240 questions will be asked during prelims divided into Paper 1 & Paper 2 & the duration of the exam will be 120 minutes each
Prelims Exam Pattern Details
Paper 1 120 question of 01 marks each
Paper 2 120 question of 01 marks each
  • Each question carry a 01 mark
  • The mains exam contains different questions carrying different marks
  • The duration for each paper will be 180 minutes with a total of 150 marks
  • All the papers should be attempted either in Telugu or English, and only one language should be used for attempting each paper
Mains Exam Details Duration Total Marks
Paper in Telugu Qualifying nature 180 minutes (03 hours) 150
Paper in English Qualifying nature 180 minutes 150
Paper 1 Merit ranking 180 minutes 150
Paper 2 Merit ranking 180 minutes 150
Paper 3 Merit ranking 180 minutes 150
Paper 4 Merit ranking 180 minutes 150
Paper 5 Merit ranking 180 minutes 150
  • The PI round contains 75 marks
Syllabus

The examination syllabus will be available on the website.

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Syllabus

Paper Sections
Paper 1
  • History and Culture,
  • Constitution polity, Social Justice andInternational relations,
  • Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economyand Planning,
  • Geography.
Paper 2
  • General Mental Ability,Administrative and PsychologicalAbilities,
  • Science and Technologies,
  • Current events of Regional, National,and International importance.

APPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus

Paper Sections
Paper in Telugu Telugu language (qualifying nature)
Paper in English Qualifying Nature
Paper 1 General Essay; Contemporary Themes and Issues of Regional, National, and International Importance.
Paper 2 History and Cultural and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh.
Paper 3 Polity, constitution, Governance, Law, and Ethics.
Paper 4 Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh.
Paper 5 Science, Technology and Environmental Issues.

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