APPSC Group 1 Exam 2019

APPSC Group 1 is a prestigious competitive exam that is conducted to recruit civil servants in the state administration of Andhra Pradesh. The Group 1 (Mains) Examination 2019 that were scheduled to take place from 12-12-2019 to 23-12-2019 have been postponed by the Commission on administrative grounds. The revised dates of the Mains exam will be released on 13-11-2019.

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) is a constitutional body which assists the state government in matters of recruitment, transfers and disciplinary actions.

In this article, you can find APPSC exam details, notifications, online application procedure, and information on APPSC Group 1 Exam 2019.

Table of Contents:

    1. APPSC Contact Details
    2. Apply Online
    3. APPSC Group 1 Exam
    4. APPSC Posts and Salaries

For the details of Public Service Commission Exams conducted by other states, candidates can refer to the linked article.

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 12-23 December 2019 (Postponed)

Revised Dates to be announced on 13 November 2019.

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 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.

The APPSC Contact details are as follows:

  • Official Website: https://psc.ap.gov.in/
  • Phone Number: 0866-2527820 and 0866-2527821
  • 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: Dr Uday Bhaskar

For applying to any APPSC exam, candidates have to follow the steps given below:

  1. Open the official site in browser
  2. On the homepage, you can find the latest news and notifications for upcoming exams
  3. Before you can apply for any exam, candidates first have to complete the One-Time-Profile-Registration (OTPR)
  4. Click on the OTPR link given on the right side on the APPSC homepage
  5. On the page that opens up, click on New Registration for Direct Recruitment.
  6. The candidates will have to enter the following information:
    • Aadhaar Details
    • Basic Details
    • Address Details
    • Educational Qualifications
    • Photo and Signature Upload
  7. Review the entered information carefully and click on Submit.
  8. On successful submission, the OTPR Reference Id will be generated and displayed on a screen
  9. Once candidates get the Reference Id, they can log in
  10. After login, candidates have to click on the “Online Application Submission” present in the bottom right corner of the APPSC homepage
  11. Click on the payment link next to the notification you want to apply for
  12. The form will be pre-populated from the data given for OTPR
  13. Verify the details and fill the application-specific data
  14. Submit the application and complete the payment process.
  15. After payment is successful, the payment reference id will be generated
  16. Thereafter the candidate will have to fill the application form (most details will be filled from the OTPR data).
  17. Choose the exam centre, post preference etc.
  18. Submit the form and save/print the application receipt.
  19. Use the application receipt for any future reference/correspondence.

Group 1 Services Exam 2019

APPSC Group 1 Services

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: The exam has been postponed on administrative grounds.  Revised Dates will be announced on 13-11-2019. (Original Dates – 12 December 2019 – 23 December 2019) (Revised Dates – Yet to be announced.)
  • Get the complete APPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria here
  • Check the APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern
  • Download the detailed APPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2019 from the linked article
  • Get APPSC study material, notes, Current Affairs for Group 1 exam preparation
  • Check APPSC Result through the linked article

Candidates can also see the details of IAS Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission at the linked article.

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

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