APPSC Group –II 2018 Notification, Application Form & Apply Online :
APPSC Group 2 services Notification 2018 is likely to be released by APPSC in the upcoming months. However AP Group II notification date is yet to be disclosed by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission but it is confirmed that from now onwards, at any moment APPSC will release and publish APPSC Group 2 notification 2018 on its official website psc.gov.in. Interested candidates will have to apply online to appear for this recruitment event. But before that you will need to know some essential information about this upcoming examination like release date of APPSC group 2 notification 2018, eligibility criteria, application, form, process, fee & mode of payment, admit cards, results and so on.
APPSC Group 2 Quick Look
|Recruitment conducted by||Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)|
|Examination name||APPSC Group II Services Recruitment 2018|
|Official notification released on||Notified soon|
|Post category||Executive and non-executive|
|Essential Qualification||Posts-wise given below|
|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 or Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission is one of the largest state recruitment boards in India. APPSC is famous for conducting several exams to fill up vacant posts in various state government offices in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Throughout the year, APPSC conducts several recruitment events like group 1, group 2, group-03 (panchayat secretary), group-4 etc.
In the year 2018, the commission is going to conduct a recruitment exam for the APPSC Group –II Services. If you want to secure your career with a government job then you must appear in this exam which is going to be held very soon.
APPSC Group –II 2018 Official Notification
APPSC group 2 notification 2018 will be out very shortly. It is expected that APPSC will release APPSC notification 2018 on its official website. Once official notification released, candidates can download it through commission’s official website or you can download by clicking here.
APPSC Group –II 2018 Number of Vacancies
On the basis of available reports, we can say that with this upcoming recruitment event APPSC will recruit nearly 1082 candidates on several posts. Post-wise vacancies and posts name are given below
|Executive posts: total 542 vacancies||Non- Executive posts: 540 positions|
|Prohibition and Excise sub inspector: 15 posts||Assistant Section Officer: 124 posts.
|Extension officer: 08 posts||Junior Assistant: 81 posts|
|Assistant Development Officer: 23 posts||Junior Accountant: 39 posts|
|Assistant Labour Officer: 08 posts||Senior Accountant: 251 posts|
|Deputy Tahsildar: 253 posts|
|Sub Registrar Grade II: 27 posts||Senior Auditor: 45 posts|
|Assistant Commercial tax Officer: 96 posts|
|Municipal Commissioner Grade III: 12 posts|
Note: Above mentioned numbers of vacancies are provisional and subject of change. Exact post-wise numbers of vacancies will be updated after release of official notification.
APPSC Group II 2018 Eligibility Criteria
Below we have provided updated eligibility criteria for this upcoming recruitment event. Interested candidates should check it before attempting online application.
Age & relaxation in upper limit
To apply for any of the above said posts, a candidate should be at least 18 years old but not more than 42 years. Relaxation in upper age limit will be given to the candidates belonging to below mentioned categories:
|SC/ST & BCs||5 years|
|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)
Below we have mentioned post-wise educational qualifications.
|Municipal Commissioner Grade-III||Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university|
|Assistant Development Officer||Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university OR
Must have a diploma in either handloom or textile technology assigned by the A.P. State Board of Technical Education or an equivalent qualification
|Deputy Tahsildar||Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university|
|Sub Registrar Grade II||Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university; but preference will be given to candidates having a degree in Law|
|Assistant Commercial tax Officer||Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university|
|Assistant Section Officer||Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university|
|Prohibition & Excise Sub Inspector|
Those candidates who have done graduation from Open Universities / Distance Education mode must have a recognized degree by the DEC (also known as Distance Education Council), IGNOU.
APPSC Group –II Services 2018 Application Fee & mode of payment
All the interested candidates should have to pay a fee of Rs. 250/- as their application processing fee and Rs. 80/- as their examination fee. However, candidates belonging to SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men categories should have to pay total Rs. 80/- only.
|Category||Amount (in Rupees)|
|SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men||80/-|
To pay fee, all the candidates should have to use either a debit/credit card or internet banking facility. Fee once paid will be non-refundable under any circumstances. Fee submitted through IPOs and Demand Drafts will not be accepted.
APPSC Group –II Services 2018 Application Form & Process
Applications forms will be available online after release of AP group 2 notification 2018. Candidates have to submit online application on official website. Below we have provided complete process of online application.
The first thing interested candidates will require to do is one time profile registration (OTPR) on APPSC official website www.psc.ap.gov.in. It will be same as online registration. It will be one of the most important steps of online application process therefore candidates are requested to fill details carefully. After one time profile registration (OTPR) a successfully registered candidates will get user ID and password. Candidates will need to switch to main application form.
How To Go Through One Time Profile Registration (OTPR)?
- Go to APPSC’s official web portal @ www.psc.ap.gov.in
- On homepage, you will see several recruitment links, latest news, photos etc.
- Now search for one time profile registration (OTPR) section; click it
- Click on the appropriate link then hit ‘Continue’ tab
- Since you are in OTPR for registration therefore click on the ‘New Registration’ tab and fill up all the required details carefully as you cannot edit or change them later
- Upload scanned copies of required documents i.e. photograph and signature
- Submit them and click on the ‘Save’ tab
- You will see an ID number; note it down carefully to use it in further online application process
APPSC Group II 2018 Final Online Application Submission
- Once again, go to APPSC’s official web portal @ www.psc.ap.gov.in
- Now, search for ‘Online Application Submission’ section; click it after finding
- Enter your ‘User ID’, password as well as ‘captcha’ as shown in below image
- Enter all the data carefully
- Click on the ‘Login’ tab
- Fill rest details of online application process
- Select payment option and make payment
- Now check the declaration box
- Submit details finally
- You will see your final submitted application form; print and keep it safe for further reference
APPSC Group –II Services 2018 Exam Pattern and Syllabus
|Type of Test||Max. marks||Syllabus|
|Screening test||150||This test will have MCQs from the following topics- current affairs (International/national importance in Science, Technology, politics, Economics, Society, Culture and Governance), Constitution of India with emphasis on Federalism, Union & State Governments, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental duties, Local Government, Directive Principles of State Policy, Scheduled and Tribal Area Administration, Economic Development of India – Economy in Medieval India, pre Independence Indian economy, Development Plans & Economic & Industrial Policies of Independent India. Role of Agriculture & Green Revolution in India. Economic disparities between regions & population categories and so on.|
|Paper-I : |
General Studies & Mental Ability
|This paper will have MCQs from the following topics- regional/national/international current affairs, over view of Indian Constitution, data interpretation, analytical ability & logical reasoning, disaster management, geography of India with focus on A.P etc.|
Social History of Andhra Pradesh i.e., the history of various social and Cultural Movements in Andhra Pradesh
General overview of the Indian Constitution
This section of Paper II will have MCQs from the following topics- Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh, several kingdoms that ruled Andhra Pradesh between 11th & 16th centuries A.D Socio, advent of Europeans, growth & origin of Andhra movement, events leading to the formation of Andhra Pradesh State
This section of Paper II will have MCQs from the following topics- Nature of the Indian Constitution, functions & structure of Indian Government, Amendment process to the Constitution, welfare mechanisms in India, Indian political parties, Human Rights Commission, RTI, Lokpal & Lokayukt etc.
Planning in India and Indian Economy Contemporary problems and Developments in Rural Society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh.
|This paper III will have MCQs from the following topics- Planning in Indian Economy and present status, Indian economic policies, availability of natural resources & development, meaning & measurements of growth, national income, economy of Andhra Pradesh etc.|
APPSC Group –II Services 2018 Hall Ticket
APPSC Group –II services recruitment 2018 admit cards will be available to download before 10 days from the date of screening test. After uploading screening test admit cards on website, the commission will inform candidates by sending an SMS or email.
How to get Hall ticket?
- Open APPSC Official website psc.ap.gov.in
- Find Admit card download link for APPSC Group 2 service (Prelims/Mains)
- Enter OTPR login details
- Find Admit card link and download
- Take print
APPSC Group –II 2018 Results
Final results will be uploaded on APPSC’s official website. To check result, a candidate has to login into his/her online account or can download Pdf to check the roll number.
How to get result?
- Open official website of APPSC
- Find result link of APPSC Group 2 services (Prelims/Mains)
- Enter details to login/ Download Pdf
- Find Result by entering roll no./Search for Roll no. in Pdf
We Hope, all the above mentioned details will be helpful for you. Here you will get all the latest information at the earliest after the official confirmation, so keep checking for further updates related the examinations and results.
We wish you Best of Luck for your APPSC Group –II services recruitment 2018