APPSC Group 2 Notification 2018-19, Syllabus, Vacancies, Apply Online

APPSC Group 2 Apply Online 2019 [Application Form, Vacancies]  : APPSC Group 2 Notification 2018 has been released by APPSC on 31st December 2018. Total number of vacancies to be recruited under APPSC Group 2 notification 2018 are 446 in which 110 are Carry forwarded and 337 are fresh vacancies. Posts like Assistant section officer, deputy tahsildar, Excise Sub-Inspectors, Municipal Commissioner Gr.III, Executive Officer Gr.I, Extn., Officer, Senior Accountants, Asst. Registrar are recruited.

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has released and published 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 etc.

APPSC Group 2

APPSC Group 2 Quick Look

Recruitment conducted byAndhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)
Examination nameAPPSC Group II Services Recruitment 2018
Official notification released onDec 31, 2018
Post categoryExecutive and non-executive
Vacancies446 [110 CF + 336 Fresh]
Essential QualificationPosts-wise given below
Apply MediumOnline
Application Form starting dateJan 10, 2019
Last date for paymentJan 30, 2019 up to 11:59 mid night
Application Form submission Last dateJan 31, 2019
Job PlaceWithin the Andhra Pradesh
Admit Cards will be available to download-
Screening testMay 05, 2019
Main examinationJuly 18 & 19, 2019
ResultNotified soon
Apply Online athttp://www.psc.ap.gov.in

About APPSC

APPSC or Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission is one of the largest state recruitment boards in India. APPSC conduct 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.

For the year 2018-19, 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 2 Notification 2018

APPSC group 2 notification 2018 is released by APPSC on its official website. Since official notification has been released, therefore candidates can download it now through commission’s official website or by clicking below.

Download APPSC Group 2 Notification 2018-19 PDF

ReadAPPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2018

APPSC Group 2 Vacancies 2018-19

On the basis of APPSC group 2 notification 2018, total number of vacancies is 446. Out of which, 110 are carried forward and 336 are fresh vacancies. Further details of vacancies are given below.

Carried Forward (CF) Vacancies

  • Executive Posts

Post Code No.Executive Posts NameDepartmentVacancies
7Prohibition & Excise Sub InspectorA.P. Prohibition & Excise Sub-Service2
5Assistant Development OfficersA.P. Handloom & Textile Dept.,2
4Assistant Labour OfficerA.P. Labour & Employment Sub- Service2
3Deputy TahsildarA.P. Revenue Subordinate Service6
2Asst. Commercial Tax OfficerA.P. Commercial Taxes Sub-ordinate Service4
Total Executive (CF) posts16

  • Non-Executive Posts

Post Code No.Non-Executive Posts NameDepartmentVacancies
27Junior Accountantvarious Departments in A.P Treasuries & Accounts Sub-Service7
26Junior AssistantSurvey Settlement and Land records Department1
25Junior AssistantA.P Roads & Building Department1
24Junior Assistantsugar and Cane Department1
23Junior AssistantA.P. Agriculture Department in A.P. Ministerial Service2
22Junior AssistantA.P. Director General of Prisons & Correctional Services2
21Junior AssistantPH & ME Dept., in A.P. Ministerial Service1
20Junior Assistant Labour DepartmentA.P. Ministerial Service1
19Junior AssistantAP Public Service Commission in A.P. Ministerial Service24
18Senior AccountantInsurance A.P. G.L.I Sub service2
17Senior AccountantA.P. Treasuries & Accounts District Sub Service21
15Senior AccountantA.P. Treasuries & Accounts (HOD) Sub Service13
14Senior AuditorA.P. State Audit Subordinate Service13
12Assistant Section Officer (Law Dept.,)A.P. Secretariat Sub ordinate Service3
10Assistant Section Officer (GAD)A.P. Secretariat Sub. Service2
Total Non-Executive (CF) posts94

Fresh Vacancies

  • Executive Posts

Post Code No.Executive Posts NameDepartmentVacancies
1Municipal Commissioner Grade-IIIA.P. Municipal Commissioner Subordinate Service3
3Deputy TahsildarA.P. Revenue Subordinate Service16
6Extension OfficerPanchayat Raj & Rural Department40
7Prohibition & Excise Sub InspectorA.P. Prohibition & Excise Sub-Service50
8Assistant registrarA.P Cooperative societies23
9Executive Officer Grade-ICommissioner of Endowments6
Total Executive fresh vacancies138

  • Non-Executive Posts

Post Code No.Non-Executive Posts NameDepartmentVacancies
10Assistant Section Officer (GAD)A.P. Secretariat Sub. Service150
11Assistant Section Officer (Finance)A.P. Secretariat Sub. Service15
12Assistant Section Officer (Law Dept.,)A.P. Secretariat Sub ordinate Service1
13Assistant Section Officer (Legislature)A.P. Legislature Secretariat Service12
16Senior AccountantA.P. Works Accounts Sub Service20
Total Non-Executive (Fresh) posts198

APPSC Group 2 Eligibility Criteria 2019

Below we have provided eligibility criteria for the posts under APPSC Group 2 2018 notification. Interested candidates should check it before attempting online application.

Age & Relaxation In Upper Limit

As on July 01, 2018, to apply for any of the above said posts (except Post Code No.07), a candidate should be at least 18 years old but not more than 42 years which means candidates should be born between July 02, 1976 to July 01, 2000.

For Post Code No. 07- As on July 01, 2018, candidate should be at least 18 years old but not more than 28 years which means candidates should be born between July 02, 1990 to July 01, 2000.

Relaxation in upper age limit will be given to the candidates belonging to below mentioned categories:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST & BCs5 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 Qualification

Below we have mentioned APPSC Group 2 post-wise educational qualifications.

Post Code No.Name of the PostEducational Qualifications
01Municipal Commissioner Grade-IIIB.Sc. or B.A. degree or any other equivalent qualifications
02Asst. Commercial Tax
Officer
a bachelor's degree or its equivalent qualifications
03Deputy Tahsildara bachelor's degree
04Assistant Labour
Officer
a bachelor's degree or its equivalent qualifications
05Assistant Development Officersa bachelor's degree or its equivalent qualifications
OR
A diploma in Handloom Technology or Textile Technology or an equivalent educational qualification
06Extension Officer a bachelor's Degree in Commerce or Arts or Science
07Prohibition & Excise Sub
Inspector
a bachelor's degree or its equivalent qualifications
08Assistant Registera bachelor's degree or its equivalent qualifications
09Executive Officer Grade-Ia bachelor's degree or its equivalent qualifications
10Assistant Section Officer
(GAD)
a bachelor's degree or its equivalent qualifications
11Assistant Section Officer
(Finance Dept.,)
a bachelor's degree in Commerce or Economics or Mathematics or its equivalent qualifications
12Assistant Section Officer (Law Dept.,)a bachelor's degree in Law or its equivalent qualifications
13Assistant Section Officer
(Legislature Dept.,)
a bachelor's degree
14Senior Auditora bachelor's degree or its equivalent qualifications
15Senior Accountant in Branch-I (Category-I) (HOD) in A.P. Treasuries & Accounts Sub Servicea bachelor's degree in Commerce or Economics or Mathematics along with a certificate in Web designing or PC Maintenance and Trouble Shooting or Office Automation. Certificate should be from the Board of Technical
Education and Training, A.P., Hyderabad
OR
B.Tech /B.E. with information Technology or Computer Science or B.A. (Comp.) or B.Com.(Comp.) or B.Sc.(Comp.) or B.C.A.
16Senior Accountant in A.P. Works & Accounts (Zone wise) Sub Servicea bachelor's degree or its equivalent qualifications and qualified test “Proficiency in Office Automation with usage of Computer and associated software” of the APPSC / DSC
17Senior Accountant in Branch-II (Category-I) A.P. Treasuries & Accounts (District) Sub Servicea bachelor's degree in Commerce or Economics or Mathematics along with a certificate in Web designing or PC Maintenance and Trouble Shooting or Office Automation. Certificate should be from the Board of Technical Education and Training, A.P., Hyderabad
OR
B.Tech /B.E. with information Technology or Computer Science or B.A. (Comp.) or B.Com.(Comp.) or B.Sc.(Comp.) or B.C.A.
18Senior Accountant in Insurance A.P. G.L.I Sub service
a bachelor's degree or its equivalent qualifications
19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26Junior Assistant in A. P. Public Service Commission in A.P. Ministerial Service / Labour Department in Ministerial Service / PH & ME Department in A.P.
Ministerial Service / Director General of Prisons & Correctional Services / Agriculture Department in A.P. Ministerial Service / sugar and Cane Department in A.P. Ministerial Service / Roads & Building Department in A.P. Ministerial Service / Survey Settlement Department in A.P. Ministerial Service
a bachelor's degree or its equivalent qualifications
27Junior Accountant in (Branch-I) various Departments in A.P.
Treasuries and Accounts Sub-Service
a bachelor's degree; persons having a degree in Economics or Mathematics or Commerce will be preferred

AND
hold a certificate in Web designing or PC Maintenance and Trouble Shooting or Office Automation of the Board of Technical Education and Training, A.P., Hyderabad
OR
B.Tech /B.E. with information Technology or Computer Science or B.A. (Comp.) or B.Com.(Comp.) or B.Sc.(Comp.) or B.C.A.

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.

Physical Requirements (for Post Code No. 07)

 WomenMen
Height152.5 cms165 cms
Weight45.5 Kgs-
Chest with a minimum expansion of 5 cms-81 cms

Note – For more details, please go through APPSC group 2 notification 2018.

Other Eligibility Conditions

  • Candidate should be an Indian citizen and must be free from any type of bodily defect

APPSC Group 2 Application Fee 2019 & 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 APPSC Group 2 examination fee. However, candidates belonging to SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men categories are exempted from payment of examination fee and will have to pay only Rs. 250/-.

CategoryAmount (in Rupees)
General330/-
SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service MenRs. 250/-

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 2 Application Form 2019 & Process

According to AP group 2 notification 2018, applications forms will be available online from Jan 10 to 31, 2019. Candidates will 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.

ReadAPPSC Group 2 Apply Online 2018

How To Go Through One Time Profile Registration (OTPR)?

  1. Go to APPSC’s official web portal @ psc.ap.gov.in
  2. On homepage, you will see several recruitment links, latest news, photos etc.
  3. Now search for one time profile registration (OTPR) section; click it
  4. Click on the appropriate link then hit ‘Continue’ tab
  5. 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
  6. Enter aadhar number, name, birth details, address, email id, mobile number, education details etc.
  7. Upload scanned copies of required documents i.e. photograph and signature in prescribed format
    • Photo – JPG/JPEG format, 50kb, 3.5cm x 4.5cm
    • Signature – JPG/JPEG format, 30kb, 3.5cm x 1.5cm
  8. Submit them and click on preview tab and then the ‘Save’ tab
  9. You will see an ID number; note it down carefully to use it in further online application process
  10. OTPR ID and password will be mailed and messaged on the given number

Online Application Form

APPSC Group 2 Final Online Application Submission

  • Open the Commission’s official website @ https://psc.ap.gov.in/
  • On visiting to the said website, you will see few links
  • Go through ‘Click Here’ link available just after the following text- ‘For Online Application Submission of Notifications’
  • On clicking the said link, you will see a login screen for new users along with 3 other tabs- ‘Go’, ‘Cancel’ & ‘Existing User’
  • Click on the tab ‘Existing User’

APPSC Group 2 Online Application login

  • A ‘User Login’ page will be opened
  • Enter the ‘User ID’, ‘Password’ then ‘Captcha’
  • Click on tab ‘Login’
  • A new page will be opened having few guidelines mentioned under ‘Note’
  • Read all the points mentioned under sub-heading ‘Note’ then accept the declaration
  • As soon as you will accept declaration, your ‘Personal Details’ will be fetched from database of OTPR
APPSC Group 2 Application Form
APPSC Group 2
  • Provide your other personal details like if you belong to Creamy layer then select option ‘Yes’, otherwise ‘No’ and so on
  • Check the payment details then read and accept declaration
  • Then click on tab ‘Initiate Payment’
  • A message will be pop up having a tab ‘continue’; click it
  • Again a new message will be displayed having few details; read all the details then click on tab ‘Confirm’
APPSC Group 2 Fee Payment
APPSC Group 2 Fee
  • Further a new section will be displayed having an option to be selected to make payment online
  • On selecting ‘APOnline Payment Gateway’, 3 new options will appear- ‘Net Banking’, ‘Credit Card’ and ‘Debit Card’; select any option then read below provided ‘APOnline PG Terms & Conditions’
  • To proceed further, you will have to accept the mentioned terms and conditions
  • Then click on tab ‘Pay Now’
  • Go through the payment process
  • On successful payment, your half-filled application form will be loaded
APPSC Group 2 Application
APPSC Group 2 Application
  • Select your ‘village’ then enter ‘White card number’ if applicable
  • Select your ‘Qualification Details’ then select ‘Zone’ and other options such as exam centre
  • Read and accept the declaration then hit the pointer on ‘Save’ tab
  • Now, your application is submitted successfully; print and keep it safe for future reference

ReadAPPSC Group 2 Hall Tickets 2018

APPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2019 & Exam Pattern

  • Screening Test / Preliminary Exam

  1. Sections in question paper – 3 (Section A, B and C)
  2. No. of questions – 120
  3. Type of questions – Objective
  4. Duration (in minutes) – 150
  5. Maximum marks – 150
  6. Negative marks – 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question
Section and SubjectsMarksTopics / Syllabus
Section A

General Studies and Mental Ability
50Applications of general science, international, national & regional current affairs, Events of national and international importance, Indian polity and governance, data analysis, logical interpretation, analytical ability & logical reasoning, environmental protection & sustainable development, geography of India with focus on Andhra Pradesh, Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphases on Indian national movement etc.
Section B

(I) Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh
50Pre-historic cultures of AP, Geographical Features of Andhra and its impact on history and culture, important small & big dynasties that ruled Andhradesa between 11th and 16th centuries A.D., advent of Europeans, origin and growth of Andhra movement, events responsible for the formation of Andhra Pradesh state etc.


(II) Indian Constitution
Structure and functions of Indian Government, Nature of the Indian Constitution, amendment process to the constitution, Fundamental Duties, functions & structure of Indian Government, Judicial Review & Activism, welfare mechanisms in India, Indian political parties, powers and the functions of Constitutional Bodies such as CAG, State Public Service Commissions, UPSC and finance commission
Section C

Planning & Economy
50present status & overview of Indian Economy, new economic reforms 1991, Indian agricultural & industrial policies, role of IT industries in development, types of resources, monetary policy of RBI, new foreign trade policy of India, causes and remedies of inflation, Goods and Service Tax (GST), national income and concepts, per capita income, economic policies of Andhra Pradesh, agriculture and industrial growth of Andhra Pradesh, resource development of Andhra Pradesh etc.
Total150
  • Main Examination

  1. Number of question papers – 3 (Paper I, II & III)
  2. No. of questions in each paper – 150
  3. Type of questions – Objective
  4. Duration (in minutes) – 150 for each paper
  5. Maximum marks [in each paper] – 150
  6. Negative marks – 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question
Paper and Subject nameMarksTopics / Syllabus
Paper I

General Studies & Mental Ability
150Applications of general science, international, national & regional current affairs, Events of national and international importance, Indian polity and governance, data analysis, logical interpretation, analytical ability & logical reasoning, environmental protection & sustainable development, geography of India with focus on Andhra Pradesh, Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphases on Indian national movement etc.
Paper II

(A) Social History of Andhra Pradesh i.e., the history of various social and Cultural Movements in Andhra Pradesh
150Pre-historic cultures of AP, Geographical Features of Andhra and its impact on history and culture, important small & big dynasties that ruled Andhradesa between 11th and 16th centuries A.D., advent of Europeans, origin and growth of Andhra movement, events responsible for the formation of Andhra Pradesh state etc.
Paper II

(B) General overview of the Indian Constitution
Structure and functions of Indian Government, Nature of the Indian Constitution, amendment process to the constitution, Fundamental Duties, functions & structure of Indian Government, Judicial Review & Activism, welfare mechanisms in India, Indian political parties, powers and the functions of Constitutional Bodies such as CAG, State Public Service Commissions, UPSC and finance commission
Paper III

Planning in India and Indian Economy Contemporary problems and developments in rural society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh
150present status & overview of Indian Economy, new economic reforms 1991, Indian agricultural & industrial policies, role of IT industries in development, types of resources, monetary policy of RBI, new foreign trade policy of India, causes and remedies of inflation, Goods and Service Tax (GST), national income and concepts, per capita income, economic policies of Andhra Pradesh, agriculture and industrial growth of Andhra Pradesh, resource development of Andhra Pradesh etc.
Total450

Computer Proficiency Test [Practical]

It will be a qualifying test only for the following post codes – 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 & 26. This test shall be conducted after the written examinations.

TestDuration (Minutes)Maximum MarksMinimum qualifying marks
O.C’s /Including
Ex-Servicemen
and Sports persons
B.C’sSC / ST / PH
Computer Proficiency test30502017.515

To know the detailed syllabus, please refer to APPSC Group 2 Notification 2018.

Download APPSC Group 2 Syllabus (Prelim and Main) 2018 pdf

APPSC Group 2 Hall Tickets 2018

APPSC Group –II services recruitment 2018 admit cards/ hall tickets 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 2 Results 2018

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 APPSC Group 2 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
  • To check marks, find either in pdf or by click on the appropriate link and enter details

ReadAPPSC Group 2 Results 2018

APPSC Group 2 FAQs

Q. What Is The Last Date For Payment Of Fee?

A. Jan 30, 2019 is the last date for payment of fee up to 11:59 mid night.

Q. What Is The Date For Screening Test?

A. Screening test is likely to be held on May 05, 2019.

Conclusion

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

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