APPSC Group 1 Notification 2018, Syllabus, Application Form, Syllabus

APPSC Group 1 Notification 2018 & Apply Online : APPSC Group 1 services recruitment 2018 event is expected to be held very soon. As per latest media reports, it is cleared that within few weeks, AP Group 1 notification 2018 AP will be released on APPSC’s official website. Group I 2018 APPSC will be one of the most popular recruitment events of this year in the state of AP. Interested candidates are required to know everything about this recruitment event like eligibility criteria, APPSC group 1 syllabus, APPSC group 1 2018 exam date, admit card, results and so on.

APPSC Group 1

APPSC Group 1 Quick Look

Recruitment conducted byAndhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)
Official notification released onNotified soon
Post namesDeputy Collectors/Commercial Tax Officers etc
Essential QualificationBachelor’s degree/PG in Law/PG in Social Work
Apply MediumOnline
Application Form starting dateNotified soon
Application Form submission Last dateNotified soon
Job TypeAdministrative
Job PlaceWithin the Andhra Pradesh
Admit CardNotified soon
Exam dateNotified soon
ResultNotified soon
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APPSC Group 1 Services 2018 Official Notification

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission also called as APPSC, is all ready to announce APPSC Group-I examination 2018 notification to hire eligible candidates for Group-I services. After release of group 1 notification 2018 APPSC, candidates can check or download it from

APPSC Group-I examination 2018 would be a great option for those candidates who want to built their career in government sector. Interested people need to visit APPSC’s official website regularly in order to get regular updates regarding APPSC Group-I service.

APPSC Group 1 Vacancies 2018

It is expected that there will be nearly 182 vacancies for various posts to be filled through this upcoming APPSC Group-I recruitment event.

S.NoName of the postNumber of vacancies
1Deputy Collectors30
2Commercial Tax Officers05
3Assistant Prohibition & Excise Superintendent10
4District Fire Officer01
5Dy. Superintendent of Jails01
6DSP (Civil)24

Note- Above mentioned number of vacancies is provisional and can be changed. We will update exact number of post-wise vacancies after release of group 1 notification 2018 APPSC.

APPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria 2018

Before attempting online application, candidates are recommended to go through eligibility criteria. Only eligible applicants will be allowed to appear for this recruitment event. Further details can be obtained from below given eligibility criteria.

Age Limit and Relaxation

A candidate must be 18 years old but not have age more than 42 years. Relaxation in upper age limit will be given to candidates belonging to certain categories as mentioned below.

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC5 years
AP State Government Employees
(except APSRTC, APSEB, Municipalities, Corporations)
5 years
PH10 years
Ex-service men3 years
NCC (who worked as an instructor)3 years
Retrenched temporary employees
(in state census department)
3 years

Educational Qualifications

A candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any reputed as well as recognized university. For the of post of Assistant Commissioner of Labour in A.P Labour Service, preference will be given to the candidates having a PG degree in Law (or) PG degree in Social Work with specialization in Labour Welfare and Industrial Labour Relations/Personnel Management from a recognized Institution/University.

Physical Requirements

There will be also few physical requirements for each post. However, exact information on this will be only cleared after release of official notification.

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APPSC Group 1 Application Fee 2018 and Mode Of Payment

All the candidates have to pay a fee of Rs. 250/- as application processing fee along with Rs. 120/- as examination fee. Candidates belonging to SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men categories (of Andhra Pradesh only) will be exempted from payment of application processing fee that will be Rs. 250/-and they have to pay only Rs. 120/-. BC/SC/ST Candidates belonging to other states are not exempted from payment of fee.

CategoryAmount (in Rupees)
SC/ST/BC from other states250+120=370

All the candidates can make the payment of their fee by using a debit/credit card or internet banking service. Payment done in other modes will not be accepted. Also, payment will be non-refundable under any circumstances.

APPSC Group 1 Application Form 2018 & Process

After release of official notification, interested candidates can attempt online application to apply for any of the above-mentioned posts. However, dates of opening and closing application submission portal are still not disclosed by APPSC. But below we have provided procedure to attempt online application for our readers.

How To Apply For APPSC Group-I 2018?

The very first thing eligible candidates will need to do is to make a profile by going through AP PSC’s One time profile registration (OTPR) system. Registering through OTPR will be necessary for each candidate. After going through OTPR system, candidates will get a OTPR User ID. With this, they will be able to complete their rest online application. Steps to go through OTPR system are given below:

One Time Profile Registration (OTPR)

  • Go to AP PSC’s official website @
  • On homepage, you will have to find and click on the one time profile registration (OTPR) section
  • Now, select ‘Direct recruitment’ link then click on the ‘continue’ tab
  • For ‘New Registration’, you will have to fill up a registration form
  • After filling up the form, you will have to upload scanned copies of your latest photo and signature in prescribed format
  • Instantly, you will get a confirmation SMS along with a mail having your system-generated registration/reference ID.
  • To proceed with further online application process, you will have to use your system-generated registration/reference ID
  • Further steps are given below

APPSC Group 1 Online Application Submission 2018

After going through OTPR system, candidates will have to submit final application form by going through ‘online application submission’ system. The steps for the same are provided below.

  • Again, open AP PSC’s official website in your browser @
  • On homepage, look for the ‘Online application submission’ section
  • Now enter your system-generated user id/OTPR ID and captcha
  • You will see your incomplete application form
  • Complete it by filling up the required details
  • Submit all the details carefully because you cannot change or edit them later at any stage
  • Make the fee payment
  • Save the submitted application form to use it in future

APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2018

Examination consists of three stages namely Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Interview. In preliminary examination candidates will be filtered out in huge numbers through a screening test of objective type called as paper on General Studies &Mental Ability and it is of qualifying in nature. There will be a negative marking of 1/3rd mark for each wrong attempt in screening test.

In main examination the candidate’s descriptive and analytical skills will be tested through number of papers which are in descriptive type which includes General English compulsory paper qualifying in nature and other papers of paper I to Paper V. Finally interview will be conducted to check the suitability and personality of the candidates. The scheme of examination has been given below and described in a table format.

S. NoExam typeSubjectMarksDuration
1PreliminaryGeneral Studies &Mental Ability
       (150 Objective Questions)
150150 minutes
2MainsCompulsory Paper(General English-Qualifying)1503 hours
Paper I1503 hours
Paper II1503 hours
Paper III1503 hours
Paper IV1503 hours
Paper V1503 hours

APPSC Group 2 Notification 2018

APPSC Group 1 2018 Syllabus


APPSC has proposed some changes in Exam pattern and syllabus and released draft for the same on 20.08.2018 as given below.

Prelims Draft Pattern and Syllabus: Click here

Mains Draft Pattern and Syllabus: Click here

Suggestions by post are invited by the commission on or before 03.08.2018. Final syllabus and pattern will be updated soon after final syllabus publication by the APPSC.

Examination syllabus has been given elaborately below.

Preliminary Exam Syllabus

1General Science
2Contemporary Developments in Science and Technology
3Current events of National and International Importance
4History of India-Social, Economic, Cultural and Political aspects
5A.P Indian National Movement
6World Geography and Indian Geography with a focus on A.P
7Indian Polity and Economy
8Country’s Political System
9Rural Development
10Planning and economic Reforms in India
11Mental ability and Reasoning etc..

Main Examination Syllabus

General English Syllabus:

Serial No.Topic
2Precise writing
3Re-arrangement of Sentences
4Correction of Sentences
7Filling in the blanks
8Correction of Spellings
9Vocabulary and Usage
10Idioms and Phrases
11Verb tenses
13Active Voice and Passive Voice
14Parts of Speech etc.

Other Mains Examination Syllabus

Serial No.ExamSubject/Topic
1Paper IGeneral Essay
Crisis management
Social problems
Analysis and Solutions
Current events of National and International importance
Current events related to the state of Andhra Pradesh
2Paper IIHistory and Cultural Heritage of India
Indus Civilization
Advent of Islam and its impact
20th Century History of India
Social History of Andhra Pradesh
Social and Cultural movements in Andhra Pradesh
General Overview of the Indian Constitution
3Paper IIIPlanning in India & Indian Economy
Land Reforms and Social Changes in A.P after Independence
National and Per capita Income & Human Development
A.P’s Economy, Present status its strengths and weaknesses
4Paper IVRole and Impact of Science and Technology in the Development of India
General awareness with the Modern trends in Life Sciences
Development and Environmental problems
5Paper VData Appreciation and Interpretation
Data presented in the Tabular form in Graphical
Problem solving-Duly structured
Questions based on the Situation

APPSC Group 1 Hall Tickets 2018

Candidates will get a separate call letter for each examination. Call letters can be obtained from AP PSC’s official website. To download call letters, candidates will need to login into their online account available on AP PSC’s official website.

APPSC Group 1 Results 2018

AP PSC will announce each examination results separately. To check results, candidates will require to visit APPSC’s official website and login into their account. Once results announced, APPSC will announce dates of next stage of Exam process. Eligible candidates will also get notice of next examination through either SMS or Email. Final results will be declared after interview process is completed.


Hope the article is helpful for you guys out there. After release of official notification, we will update this piece of writing, so keep checking this page. We wish you Best of Luck for APPSC group-I services recruitment 2018.


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