The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) is conducting the Group 3 Exam for filling up numerous Panchayat Secretary posts. Candidates appearing for APPSC Group 3 Exam 2020, can start solving previous year question papers and be exam ready. 

  • As per the APPSC Group 3 Notification 2020, there are more than 1000 vacancies announced. 
  • Candidates are advised to practice the APPSC Group 3 Previous Year Papers provided in this post and begin their preparation.
  • This post, explains the importance of APPSC Group 3 Question Papers and download the question paper PDF.

APPSC Group 3 Previous Year Papers 

Download the APPSC Group 3 Question Paper PDF from the below table. Enhance your preparation by studying all the important topics and practicing the question paper PDF. In the below table we have provided many previous year question papers in PDF format. There are a lot of advantages by solving these question papers.

  • The APPSC Group 3 Previous Year Papers will let candidates know what is the difficulty level of the question paper.
  • Candidates can expect what type of questions can appear in the exam.
  • Also, candidates can improve their speed and accuracy by solving these question papers.
APPSC Group 3 Question Papers Download Link
APPSC Panchayat Secretary 2014 (1) Download PDF
APPSC Panchayat Secretary 2014 (2) Download PDF
APPSC VDO Paper 1 Download PDF

Along with solving these question papers, candidates must be aware of the latest exam pattern for both Prelims and Mains examination. We have explained the exam pattern for the stages below.

APPSC Group 3 Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

  • The preliminary examination is the first stage in the recruitment. 
  • The prelims exam is conducted for a total of 150 marks. Out of which 75 marks is for General Studies & Mental Ability. The remaining 75 marks is for Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas.
  • Candidates qualifying the prelims exam will be eligible for the Mains exam. 
Subjects Total No.of Questions Duration (Minutes) Maximum Marks
General Studies & Mental Ability 75 75 75
Rural Development and Problems in
Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra
Pradesh
75 75
NEGATIVE
75 75 75
Total - - 150

APPSC Group 3 Mains Exam Pattern 2020

  • There are two papers included in the Mains examination. 
  • Candidates qualifying both the prelims and mains above the APPSC group 3 Cut Off will be eligible for interview round.
Papers Subjects No of Questions Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I General Studies
&
Mental Ability
150 150 150
Paper-II Rural Development and Problems in
Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra
Pradesh
150 150 150

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FAQ's

What is the total number of vacancies offered by APPSC Group 3?

APPSC Group 3 is offering a total of 1051 vacancies

When will the APPSC Group 3 Results be released?

The APPSC Group 3 Results will be released in the mid of October 2019.

What is the Cut off Marks for APPSC Group 3 Exam 2019?

The cut off marks will be decided by the APPSC Board based on various factors. However, you can check this post to know the expected cut off marks.

What type of posts are offered by APPSC Group 3?

APPSC Group 3 is exam is conducted for filling in Panchayat Secretary posts.

Is there any interview round in APPSC Group 3 Recruitment?

Yes, candidates who qualify Written exam or the Mains Exam will be shortlisted for Interview round.