APPSC Group 2 Notification 2018, Syllabus, Apply Online

APPSC Group –II 2018 Notification, Application Form & Apply OnlineAPPSC 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 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

APPSC Group 2 Quick Look

Recruitment conducted byAndhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)
Examination nameAPPSC Group II Services Recruitment 2018
Official notification released onNotified soon
Post categoryExecutive and non-executive
Essential QualificationPosts-wise given below
Apply MediumOnline
Application Form starting dateNotified soon
Application Form submission Last dateNotified soon
Job PlaceWithin the Andhra Pradesh
Admit CardNotified soon
Exam dateNotified soon
ResultNotified soon
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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 2 Official Notification 2018

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.

ReadAPPSC Group 2 Syllabus

APPSC Group 2 Vacancies 2018

On the basis of available reports, we can say that with this upcoming recruitment event APPSC will recruit nearly 337 candidates on several posts. Post-wise vacancies and posts name are given below

DepartmentPost NameNo of Vacancies
Legislature SecretariatAsst. Section Officer12
General Administrative Department, AP SecretariatAsst. Section Officer150
A&C Department/ Registrar of Coop SocietiesAsst. Registrar23
Finance Department, AP SecretariatAsst. Section Officer15
Law Department, AP SecretariatAsst. Section Officer2
PR&RD Department/ Commr PR&PDExtn., Officer40
Revenue Department/CCLADy. Tahsildar16
Commisioner, EndowmentsExecutive Officer Gr.I6
MA&UD Department/CDMAMunicipal Commissioner Gr.III3
Finance Department/ Director of Works & AccountsSenior Accountants20
Revenue/ Commisioner, Prob. & Excise Dept.Excise Sub-Inspectors50

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 2 Eligibility Criteria 2018

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:

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 post-wise educational qualifications.

Municipal Commissioner Grade-IIIMust have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university
Assistant Development OfficerMust 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 TahsildarMust have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university
Sub Registrar Grade IIMust 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 OfficerMust have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university
Senior Auditor
Junior Assistant
Assistant Section OfficerMust have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university
Prohibition & Excise Sub Inspector
Extension Officer

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 2 Application Fee 2018 & 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.

CategoryAmount (in Rupees)
SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men80/-

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 2018 & 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 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

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

  1. Go to APPSC’s official web portal @
  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. Upload scanned copies of required documents i.e. photograph and signature
  7. Submit them and click on the ‘Save’ tab
  8. You will see an ID number; note it down carefully to use it in further online application process

APPSC Group 2 Final Online Application Submission

  1. Once again, go to APPSC’s official web portal @
  2. Now, search for ‘Online Application Submission’ section; click it after finding
  3. Enter your ‘User ID’, password as well as ‘captcha’ as shown in below image
  4. Enter all the data carefully
  5. Click on the ‘Login’ tab
  6. Fill rest details of online application process
  7. Select payment option and make payment
  8. Now check the declaration box
  9. Submit details finally
  10. You will see your final submitted application form; print and keep it safe for further reference

APPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Type of TestMax. marksSyllabus
Screening test150This 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.
Main Examination
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
Section I
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
Section II
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.

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APPSC Group 2 Hall Tickets 2018

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
  • 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 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


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