APPSC Group 1 Exam

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

  • Download the APPSC Question Papers for Group 1 Mains examination answer practise from APPSC Study Material post.
  • 9678 candidates appeared for APPSC Group 1 Mains Examination 2019 after the commission released the revised APPSC Group 1 Prelims result 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 2nd November onwards has been postponed by the Commission following the directions by the AP High Court. Check the APPSC Group-I Mains 2019 Revised Dates below:
Paper in Telugu (Qualifying) 14th December 2020
Paper in English (Qualifying) 15th December 2020
Paper-I 16th December 2020
Paper-II 17th December 2020
Paper-III 18th December 2020
Paper-IV 19th December 2020
Paper-V 20th December 2020

Table of Contents:

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

APPSC Group 1 Exam

APPSC Group 1 Services

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:

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:

  1. Open the official site in the browser
  2. On the homepage, you can find the latest news and notifications for upcoming exams
  3. Before you 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.

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
APPSC Contact Details

The APPSC Contact details are as follows:

  • Official Website:
  • 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:

  1. Latest Notifications of Government Exams
  2. Government Schemes


  1. Sir,
    I’m from Tamilnadu. and I’m interested to write Andhra Pradesh Government Exam can I write APPSC Exam. It is possible?

    1. Hi
      Yes, you can write the APPSC Group 1 Exam. One of the eligibility criteria is to be an Indian citizen. Check the APPSC Eligibility page to know more details on eligibility criteria for the exam.

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