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 months, 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 Quick Look
|Recruitment conducted by||Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)|
|Official notification released on||Notified soon|
|Post names||Deputy Collectors/Commercial Tax Officers etc|
|Essential Qualification||Bachelor’s degree/PG in Law/PG in Social Work|
|Application Form starting date||Notified soon|
|Application Form submission Last date||Notified soon|
|Job Place||Within the Andhra Pradesh|
|Admit Card||Notified soon|
|Exam date||Notified soon|
|Apply Online at||http://www.psc.ap.gov.in|
APPSC Group-I Services Recruitment 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 https://www.psc.ap.gov.in.
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-I 2018 Number of Vacancies
It is expected that there will be nearly 78 vacancies for various posts to be filled through this upcoming APPSC Group-I recruitment event.
|S.No||Name of the post||Number of vacancies|
|2||Commercial Tax Officers||13|
|3||Deputy Supdt. of Police||24|
|5||District BC Welfare officer||02|
|6||Municipal Commissioner Grade II||08|
|7||Assistant Prohibition & Excise Superintendent||10|
|8||Asst. Commissioner of Labor||10|
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-I 2018 Eligibility Criteria
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.
|AP State Government Employees|
(except APSRTC, APSEB, Municipalities, Corporations)
|Ex-service men||3 years|
|NCC (who worked as an instructor)||3 years|
|Retrenched temporary employees|
(in state census department)
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.
There will be also few physical requirements for each post. However, exact information on this will be only cleared after release of official notification.
APPSC Group-I 2018 Application Fee 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.
|Category||Amount (in Rupees)|
|SC/ST/BC from other states||250+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-I 2018 Application Form & 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 @ www.psc.ap.gov.in
- 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 @ www.psc.ap.gov.in
- 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-I 2018 Exam Pattern
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. No||Exam type||Subject||Marks||Duration|
|1||Preliminary||General Studies &Mental Ability|
(150 Objective Questions)
|2||Mains||Compulsory Paper(General English-Qualifying)||150||3 hours|
|Paper I||150||3 hours|
|Paper II||150||3 hours|
|Paper III||150||3 hours|
|Paper IV||150||3 hours|
|Paper V||150||3 hours|
APPSC Group 1 2018 Syllabus
Examination syllabus has been given elaborately below.
Preliminary Exam Syllabus:
|2||Contemporary Developments in Science and Technology|
|3||Current events of National and International Importance|
|4||History of India-Social, Economic, Cultural and Political aspects|
|5||A.P Indian National Movement|
|6||World Geography and Indian Geography with a focus on A.P|
|7||Indian Polity and Economy|
|8||Country’s Political System|
|10||Planning and economic Reforms in India|
|11||Mental ability and Reasoning etc..|
Main Examination Syllabus:
General English Syllabus:
|3||Re-arrangement of Sentences|
|4||Correction of Sentences|
|7||Filling in the blanks|
|8||Correction of Spellings|
|9||Vocabulary and Usage|
|10||Idioms and Phrases|
|13||Active Voice and Passive Voice|
|14||Parts of Speech etc.|
Other Mains Examination Syllabus
|1||Paper I||General Essay
Analysis and Solutions
Current events of National and International importance
Current events related to the state of Andhra Pradesh
|2||Paper II||History and Cultural Heritage of India
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
|3||Paper III||Planning 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
|4||Paper IV||Role and Impact of Science and Technology in the Development of India
General awareness with the Modern trends in Life Sciences
Development and Environmental problems
|5||Paper V||Data Appreciation and Interpretation
Data presented in the Tabular form in Graphical
Problem solving-Duly structured
Questions based on the Situation
APPSC Group-I Services Recruitment 2018 Call letter
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-I Services Recruitment 2018 Results
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.