APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020: Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) will going to declare the latest notification for Group 1 services for various category vacancies in the month of January 2020.  Online application of APPSC Group 1 Notification is available on the commission's website psc.ap.gov.in.

This year Andhra Pradesh Govt has given a GO (Govt Order) for canceling all interviews in all APPSC Groups Exams. That is there will be no interview in the selection process. Candidates should only write a competitive exam that is going to held in various centers of Andhra Pradesh.

Latest: The AP Government has announced that 24000 vacancies in the state in different departments. The below image provides information about the new recruitment for various APPSC groups.

The Govt of Andhra Pradesh will declare an APPSC Calendar 2020 in the month of January 2020. According to that candidates will have to make the preparations for APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020. Eligible applicants should fill the APPSC Group 1 Application Form 2020 before the last date expires.

APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 Highlights

Good news for all the candidates who are waiting for APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 that APPSC officials will going to declare official notification for all APPSC Groups exam on its commission website.

After knowing all the details mentioned in the APPSC Group 1 2020 notification, candidates can fill the APPSC Group 1 application form 2020 from the given links below.

Name of the Notification APPSC Group 1
Total No of Posts 240
Post Name Various
Official website psc.ap.gov.in
Exam Type offline
Preliminary Exam Date Not Declared
Mains Exam Date Not declared
Job Location Andhra Pradesh
Starting date to apply Will be updated later
Last Date to apply will be updated later

APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 Dates

Govt of AP has announced they will declare APPSC Calendar every year. APPSC going to upload Group 1 notification for the year 2020 on the official website. From previous year recruitments of APPSC, we are giving the details of notification on an online application, starting date, last date, exam dates of preliminary exam and mains exam.

APPSC Group 1 2020 Notification Release Date January 2020
APPSC Group 1 Application Starting Date Last week of January 2020
APPSCC Group 1 Application Last Date The second week of January 2020
APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Date In the Month of March 2020
APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Date In the Month of June 2020

APPSC Group 1 2020 Notification Eligibility

Education Qualification: To apply for APPSC Group 1 exam 2020, applicants should have completed Graduation or Bachelor's degree from a recognized university or equivalent qualification. For some posts of APPSC GROUP 1 Notification 2020 requires qualification besides a degree.

To know post wise education qualification candidates can refer APPSC Group 2 2020 PDF notification which is uploaded on the official website psc.ap.gov.in.

Age limit: Candidates should not exceed 42 years and must not have below 18 years. Different posts have different eligibility in terms of educational qualification and age limit. To know posts wise refer APPSC 2020 Group1 PDF Notification. For SC/ST. BC, the Candidate age limit is given below in tabular form below.

S.No Category of Candidates AGE Permissible
1. BCs, SC/ST 05 Years
2. Physically Handicapped Persons 10 Years
3. AP State Govt Employees Maximum 5 years based on the length of the regular service
4. NCC candidates who worked as an instructor 3 years of deducted from the age

APPSC Group 1 Vacancies 2020

The mentioned vacancies given below are recruited through APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020. To know the exact vacancies of APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 have to wait for official notification or APPSC Calendar. Before filling up of APPSC Group 1 application form, applicants have to read the APPSC Group 1 Vacancy Notification 2020 Pdf.

S.No Post Name Department Name
1. Deputy Collectors in AP A.P. Civil Service (Executive Branch).
2. Assistant Commissioner of State
Tax
A.P. State Tax Services
3. Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil)
Cat-2
A.P. Police Service
4. Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) A.P. Jail Service
5. District Fire Officers A.P. Fire Service.
6. Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst.
Accounts Office
A.P. Treasury & Accounts Service
7. Regional Transport Officers A.P. Transport Service
8. Assistant Prohibition & Excise
Superintendent
A.P. Excise Service
9. Mandal Parishad Development
Officer
A.P. Panchayat Raj
and Rural Development
Service
10. District Registrars A.P. Registration Service
11. District Employment Officer A.P. Employment Exchange
Service
12. Deputy Registrars A.P. Cooperative Service
13. District Tribal Welfare Officer A.P. Tribal Welfare Service
14. District Social Welfare Officer A.P. Social Welfare Service
15. District B.C. Welfare Officer A.P. B.C. Welfare Service
16. District Panchayat Officers A.P. Panchayat Raj & Rural
Development Service
17. Municipal Commissioner
Grade-II
A.P. Municipal
Administration Services
18. Administrative Officer / Lay
Secretary & Treasurer Grade.II
in
A.P. Medical and Health
(Administration) Service
19. Assistant Audit Officer A.P.
State Audit Service.

APPSC Group 1 Application Form 2020

To apply for APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 vacancies, eligible applicants have to navigate the official website of APPSC i.e psc.ap.gov.in. Before filling the APPSC Group 1 application form read the notification carefully. Candidates can follow the given steps below to apply online for APPSC Group 1 Exam. 

Step 1:

Applicants who are applying for the first time for APPSC Group 1 Notification should fill the OTPR form to obtain OTPR ID and also generate the password. While filling the OTPR form, ensure that the details in the form are correct. If the candidates want to modify the details in the OTPR form can modify by choosing the OTPR Modify option. Now applicants can proceed step 2 for filling APPSC Group 1 2020 application form.

Step 2:

With the OTPR ID & Password, applicants will have to log in to the commission website to fill the APPSC Group 1 application form which is present in the bottom corner of the homepage of the APPSC website.

Payment Process

After filling the APPSC Group 1 online form, the users now have to click on the fee payment link against the APPSC Group 1 2020 Notification Number that she/he wants to apply. Now the details of the applicant are retrieved from the OTPR data. Candidates have to verify all the details in the OTPR form that is displayed on the screen. Now click on the payment form.

Step 3:

Candidates should check the data in the APPSC Group 1 Application form 2020 specifically for local/non-local status and white ration card details which helps in calculating the fee. Once the entered data is correct, now click on the payment form to pay the fee.

Step 4.

Now pay the fee using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking. Successful payment reference id is generated, Note down it in safe for further process.

Step 5:

If the payment process is not successfully completed for APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020, applicants will have to make the fresh payment and have to begin again from step 2.

Step 6:

After the submission of the APPSC Group 1 2020 application form successfully, candidates can edit the details in the submitted application form other than age, fee, and age relaxations.

APPSC Group 1 Application Fee

Applicants must pay Rs.250/- towards application processing fee and Rs.125/ towards examination fee. However, the candidates who belong to the following categories below are exempted from paying the fee.

  • SC, ST, BC, PH, Ex-servicemen are exempted from paying the fee.
  • Residents of AP who are having a white ration card issued by AP Govt are also exempted from paying the fee.

Mode of Payment

  • Applicants who are interested to apply for APPSC Group 1 exam should pay the examination fee/application fee through online only.
  • Applicants may use Netbanking/Debit Card/Credit Card to pay the remittance of fees.

APPSC Group 1 Posts Salary

Candidates will prefer govt job than a private job because of the pay scale and security of the Job. We have given APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 posts wise salary/pay scale in the tabular form below. 

S.No Post Name Department Name
1. Deputy Collectors in AP 40,270-93,780/-
2. Assistant Commissioner of State
Tax
40,270-93,780/-
3. Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil)
Cat-2
40,270-93,780/-
4. Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) 37,100-91,450/
5. District Fire Officers 35,120-87,130/
6. Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst.
Accounts Office
37,100-91,450/
7. Regional Transport Officers 37,100-91,450/-
8. Assistant Prohibition & Excise
Superintendent
35,120-87,130
9. Mandal Parishad Development
Officer
35,120-87,130
10. District Registrars 37,100-91,450/-
11. District Employment Officer 35,120-87,130/-
12. Deputy Registrars 37,100-91,450/
13. District Tribal Welfare Officer 37,100-91,450/
14. District Social Welfare Officer 37,100-91,450/
15. District B.C. Welfare Officer 37,100-91,450/
16. District Panchayat Officers 37,100-91,450/
17. Municipal Commissioner
Grade-II
35,120-87,130/-
18. Administrative Officer / Lay
Secretary & Treasurer Grade.II
in
35,120-87,130/-
19. Assistant Audit Officer 35,120-87,130/-

APPSC Group 1 Selection Process

AP Govt officials will conduct the recruitment process for taking talented candidates to work in various departments in AP. First, the screening test (Preliminary) exam is conducted, qualified applicants in the prelims exam will have to face the Mains Examination.

Prelims exam (Screening Test)

  • The screening test will be conducted in two papers i.e Paper I & Paper-II.
  • Paper I is conducted for 120 questions for 120 marks in a duration of 120 minutes. Question paper is of objective type.
  • Paper-II also going to be conducted for 120 questions for 120 marks in the duration of 120 minutes. The question paper of APPSC Group 1 Prelims exam will be of Multiple Choice Questions i.e objective type.

Note: Negative marking in the APPSC Group 1 Prelims exam will be considered i.e 1/3rd marks going to deducted from the total marks that the applicants have secured.

Main Examination

  • After the screening test, the mains exam is conducted in descriptive type. Mains exam will be conducted in 5 papers such as Paper I, Paper-II, Paper-III, Paper IV, Paper V.
  • Each paper is conducted for 150 marks in the duration of 180 minutes. Mains exam will be conducted in descriptive type.
  • Total APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 mains exam is conducted for 825 marks.

APPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020

APPSC Syllabus for Group 1 preliminary exam and mains exam is given on this page. The prelims syllabus will differ from the mains syllabus. The detailed syllabus and exam pattern of APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 is downloaded from the given links below.

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Syllabus

Paper I & Paper II both papers going to be conducted separately.  APPSC Group 1 prelim paper I consist of questions from the subject's history & culture, Constitution polity, Social Justice and International relations, Geography, Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning.

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Paper II syllabus contains from the subjects General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities, Science and Technologies, Current events of Regional, National and International importance

APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Syllabus

Candidates who have successfully cracked the screening test, now they have to face another test i.e mains exam. In Mains exam, a total of 5 papers are conducted

  • Paper-I: General Essay - national and international importance, issues of regional, contemporary themes.
  • Paper-II: History and Geography and Culture of India and Andhra Pradesh.
  • Paper-III: constitution, policy Governance, Ethics, and Law
  • Paper-IV: Development & Economy of Andhra Pradesh and India
  • Paper-V: Technology, Environmental Issues, and Sciences.

APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern

Given below is the APPSC Exam Pattern for Prelims and Mains. 

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Paper-I

S.No Subjects No of Questions Duration of the Exam Maximum Marks
1. History & Culture 30 30 minutes 30 marks
2. Constitution polity, Social Justice and
International relations
30 30 minutes 30 marks
3. Geography 30 30 minutes 30 marks
4. Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy
and Planning
30 30 minutes 30 marks

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Paper-II

PART A
S.No Subjects No.of Questions Exam Duration Maximum Marks
1. General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological
Abilities
60 60 minutes 60 marks
PART B
1. (i) Science and Technologies. 30 30 minutes 30 marks
2. (ii) Current events of Regional, National
and International importance
30 30 minutes 30 marks

APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Pattern

Paper in Telugu Nature of Qualifying 180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper in English Nature of Qualifying 180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper - I
General Essay - on contemporary themes and
issues of regional, national and international
importance.
 ----- 180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper-II
History and Cultural and Geography of India
and Andhra Pradesh
 ---- 180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper-III
Polity, constitution, Governance, Law and
Ethics
 ---- 180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper -IV
Economy and Development of India and
Andhra Pradesh
 ---- 180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper -V
Science, Technology and Environmental Issues
 ------ 180 minutes 150 Marks
Interview 75 Marks
Total Marks 825 Marks

APPSC Group 1 Cut off Marks

To consideration in a selection, applicants will have to secure minimum qualifying marks decided by the authorities. Category wise qualifying marks are mentioned below. 

OCs BCs SCs STs
40% 35% 30% ---

APPSC Answer Key For Group 1 Exam

APPSC will upload the answer key and marks of each candidate on the official website. No separate memorandum marks are displayed on the website. APPSC commission will publish the key of the APPSC Group 1 Preliminary exam after the conduction of the exam.

If the candidates have any objections regarding key and any matter can rise the questions within one week after the publication of the answer key. 

APPSC Group 1 Exam Centers

Applicants should choose the center for the preliminary exam from the below three preferences. APPSC has a right to change the center of the candidate other than the center he opted for. 

APPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Centres

Guntur Vijayawada
Kurnool Eluru
Anantapur Kakinada
Kadapa Vizianagaram
Nellore Visakhapatnam
Ongole Srikakulam
Tirupathi

APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Centres

However, the mains exam is conducted in only 4 centers. Candidates have to prefer the center while filling the application form for prelims and mains exam. Applicants have to choose only one center from the given table below for the mains exam.

Visakhapatnam

Vijaywada

Tirupati

Anantapur

APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 2020

APPSC Hall Ticket for Group 1 exam will be uploaded on the official website before 7 days of commencement of the APPSC Group 1 exam. Candidates have to download the hall ticket of APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020 with the registration number and password.

Steps to Download APPSC Group 1 2020 Hall Ticket

  1. To appear for the APPSC Group 1 2020 exam, applicants must have hall tickets.
  2. To Download access the official website of Appsc i.e psc.ap.gov.in
  3. Now applicants will have to click on the "APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket" option and click on it.
  4. A page is displayed on the screen with blank boxes.
  5. Enter the details of the applicant such as registration number and password.
  6. Now click on the submit button.
  7. APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket of the applicant is displayed on the screen.
  8. Now download/take the print out of it.

APPSC Group 1 Result 2020

Results of the APPSC Group 1 exam are going to declare on the official website. APPSC is the only website candidates could know the Group 1 Results. We don't know the exact date of announcing APPSC Group 1 Results 2020.

When the results are announced for APPSC Group 1 Notification 2020, we will update this page with the latest links to know the APPSC GROUP 1 Exam results. Have a look it below, the steps to follow to know the APPSC Exam Results.

Steps to Check the APPSC Group 1 Results 2020

  • Navigate the official website of APPSC i.e psc.ap.gov.in
  • Now click on the results link which is displayed on the homepage of the APPSC website.
  • A new page is opened asking the credentials to enter the box.
  • Now enter the APPSC Group 1 application details such as password and registration number.
  • Now click on the submit button.
  • Marks memo & qualifying nature of the applicants is displayed on the screen.
  • Now take the APPSC Results of Group 1 exam in the form of a printout or save it in PC. 

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