APPSC Group 1 is a prestigious competitive exam that is conducted to recruit civil servants in the state administration of Andhra Pradesh.
Update Regarding APPSC Group 1 Mains 2019
The commission has released the revised dates of APPSC Group-I Services Main Examination 2019. The Group 1 (Mains) Examination 2019 that was scheduled to take place from 12-12-2019 to 23-12-2019 was postponed by the Commission on administrative grounds. The exam was rescheduled to take place from February 4, 2020, onwards; later dates were revised to April 7, 2020; however, considering Coronavirus pandemic situation, the revised dates were announced on 22nd June 2020. Check the APPSC Group-I Mains 2019 Revised Dates below:
|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|
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APPSC Group 1 Exam
The APPSC Group 1 Exam details for the exam year 2020 are given below:
- Name of Exam : APPSC Group 1
- Exam Stages: Prelims, Mains & Interview
- Date of APPSC Notification: To be announced
- Date of APPSC Group 1 Prelims: June 2020 (Tentative)
APPSC Group 1 2020 notification is not out yet. We will update the dates for APPSC Group 1 Prelims and Group 1 Mains 2020 once the official notification is out.
Aspirants can get the APPSC Group 1 related all the details from the respective links mentioned below:
|APPSC Group 1 Notification||APPSC Study Material|
|APPSC Exam Pattern||APPSC Group 1 Eligibility|
|APPSC Group 1 Syllabus||APPSC Result|
The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) is a constitutional body that assists the state government in matters of recruitment, transfers, and disciplinary actions.
In this article, you can find APPSC exam details, notifications, online application procedures, and information on the APPSC Group 1 Exam 2020 and 2019.
For the details of Public Service Commission Exams conducted by other states, candidates can refer to the linked article.
APPSC Group-I Services 2019
The updated and revised 2019 APPSC Exam Calendar is given here for reference:
|Exam Name/APPSC Notification||Vacancies||Prelims Exam Date||Mains Exam Date|
|Group II Services||446||May 5, 2019||29, 30th August 2019|
|Asst Commissioner of Endowments||07||–||13, 14th May 2019|
|AEEs in Various Engineering Services||309||Feb 17, 2019||14,15th May 2019|
|Asst Director of Eco. and Stats.||06||–||14,15th May 2019|
|Group I Services||169||May 26, 2019||2nd November 2020 onward|
|Forest Range Officer||24||May 28, 2019||(tentative) August 2019|
|Fisheries Development Officer||43||–||28, 29th May 2019|
|Asst Inspector of Fisheries||10||–||29th, 30th May 2019|
|Sericulture Officer||13||–||28, 29th May 2019|
|Junior Assistant/Typist in Acharya NG Ranga Agriculture University||115||–||30, 31st May 2019|
|Asst Statistical Officer||78||–||30th May 2019|
|Forest Beat Officer + Asst Beat Officer||330+100||June 16, 2019||3rd September 2019|
|Deputy Surveyor||29||–||19, 20th June 2019|
|Town Planning Building Overseer||18||–||20th June 2019|
|Divisional Accounts Officer||20||July 7, 2019||(tentative) October 2019|
|Hostel Welfare Officer||28||–||11th July 2019|
|Forest Section Officer||50||–||29, 30th July 2019|
|Food Safety Officer||22||–||30, 31st July 2019|
|Panchayat Secretary Grade IV||1051||April 21, 2019||(tentative) August 2019|
|Assistant Telugu Translator||02||–||(tentative) August 2019|
|Junior Lecturer||237||–||(tentative) September 2019|
|Polytechnic Lecturer||405||–||(tentative) September 2019|
|Degree College Lecturer||308||–||(tentative) September 2019|
|Gazetted Posts||As notified||–||(tentative) July/October 2019|
|Non-Gazetted Posts||As notified||–||(tentative) July/October 2019
The APPSC Group 1 Exam Details for the exam year 2019 are given below:
- Name of Exam: APPSC Group 1
- Exam Stages: 3; Prelims, Mains and Interview
- Date of APPSC Notification: December 2018
- Last Date of Submitting Application: February 2019
- Date of APPSC Group 1 – Prelims: May 26, 2019
- Vacancies: 169 (44 Carry Forward Vacancies + 125 Fresh Vacancies)
- Result of APPSC Group 1 – Prelims: November 1, 2019
- Date of APPSC Group 1 – Mains: 2nd November 2020, onwards
The APPSC notifications list out the exam date, vacancies, eligibility criteria, syllabus and the procedure to apply online. Candidates can check the notifications for upcoming exams on the official website of APPSC.
APPSC – Apply Online
For applying to any APPSC exam, candidates have to follow the steps given below:
- Open the official site in the browser
- On the homepage, you can find the latest news and notifications for upcoming exams
- Before you apply for any exam, candidates first have to complete the One-Time-Profile-Registration (OTPR)
- Click on the OTPR link given on the right side on the APPSC homepage
- On the page that opens up, click on New Registration for Direct Recruitment.
- The candidates will have to enter the following information:
- Aadhaar Details
- Basic Details
- Address Details
- Educational Qualifications
- Photo and Signature Upload
- Review the entered information carefully and click on Submit.
- On successful submission, the OTPR Reference Id will be generated and displayed on a screen
- Once candidates get the Reference Id, they can log in
- After login, candidates have to click on the “Online Application Submission” present in the bottom right corner of the APPSC homepage
- Click on the payment link next to the notification you want to apply for
- The form will be pre-populated from the data given for OTPR
- Verify the details and fill the application-specific data
- Submit the application and complete the payment process.
- After payment is successful, the payment reference id will be generated
- Thereafter the candidate will have to fill the application form (most details will be filled from the OTPR data).
- Choose the exam centre, post preference etc.
- Submit the form and save/print the application receipt.
- Use the application receipt for any future reference/correspondence.
Candidates can also see the details of IAS Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission at the linked article.
APPSC Group 1 Posts and Salaries
As per the APPSC Notification for Group 1 Exam 2019, the posts and salaries are given below:
|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|
The APPSC Contact details are as follows:
- Official Website: https://psc.ap.gov.in/
- Phone Number: 040-29802633
- Address: APPSC Office, New Government Offices Building 2nd Floor, MG Road(Bandhar Road), Opposite Indira Gandhi Municipal Complex, Vijayawada – 520010, AP
- Composition of commission: Chairman + 9 members
- Current Chairman: Professor P. Udaya Bhaskar
To prepare for other government exams, check the links below:
APPSC Group 1 Related Queries
How can one apply for Group 1 APPSC?
What are the posts in APPSC Group 1?
There are various posts for which APPSC group 1 exam recruits. A few of those posts are:
- Deputy Collector
- Assistant Commissioner
- Deputy Superintendent