APPSC Group 3 Results 2018 – Panchayat Secretary 2018 Results

Panchayat Secretary 2018 Results : APPSC Group 3 results 2018 will be released on the official website of the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission. APPSC Group 3 prelims or Screening test result will be released after few days from prelim exam and Main results will be released after few days from main exam.

APPSC Group 3 Results

For the year 2018, the APPSC is conducting the recruitment examination for the Group III Panchayat Secretary positions. After successful conduct of examination, APPSC publish results on its official website, candidates can check their results, score and cut off of Group 3 on

APPSC Group 3 Prelims and Mains Result Date

As the Panchayat Secretary Notification 2018 is to be released soon by the APPSC, the exact date of result will be tentatively disclosed. However, after the test, the board will publish the official answer key. After the release of the answer key, candidates are provided with the chance to raise any objection. After the last date to raise objections, candidates can expect the results to be released at any time. Generally APPSC release results of Prelim and Main exam after 30 days from the exam date.

How To Check APPSC Group 3 Results?

Candidates can get to see the results from the official website of APPSC. Here is the process to check the results:

  • Open APPSC website by clicking here, candidates will find a link called “Results”.
  • When they click on this link, they will be taken to the page that contains the list of positions for which results were released recently.
  • In this page, candidates will have to search for Group III Results
  • If they find a link that says Panchayat Secretary (Grade – IV) in A.P. Panchayat Raj Subordinate Service screening Test results or Main exam results, they will have to click on this link.
  • On the resulting page, they will get pdf for Prelim result, check hall ticket number among the selected candidates
  • For Main result you will be asked to enter hall ticket number or login using OTPR user ID and Password.
  • Once they enter these details, they will have to click on the tab that shows “GO”.
  • They can get their results in the resulting page.

Expected Cut-off

In general, the cut-off, which is the minimum mark a candidate should get to qualify in the APPSC Group 3 examination, will be decided by the APPSC. However, this cut-off will be decided on the basis of a number of factors. Some of the factors include:

  • Number of applicants for each district
  • Number of test takers
  • The toughness of the test
  • The Last mark secured by a candidate in each district
  • Number of vacancies for each district

On the basis of these factors, the APPSC will announce the number of candidates, who have appeared and the number of qualified candidates in screening/ Prelim test. They will be allowed to take up the main examination.

In the same way, the cut-off is announced after Main examination and releases the shortlisted candidates to the next round of the recruitment process i.e., Document verification. Candidates can somewhat get an idea with the help of the figures of the previous year. To help them judge the cut-off for the APPSC Group 3 Examination for the year 2018 to a certain extent, here is an analysis of the cut-off for the year 2017:

DistrictTotal Test TakersLast MarkNumber of VacanciesShortlisted for Mains


P.S. Nellore21061

West Godavari25213


East Godavari4007643.96



An Analysis Of The Cut Off For Group 3 Exam In 2017

The table below shows the total number of candidates, who took up the Group III Exam in different districts of the state of AP and the number of qualified candidates in Prelim exam:

Here, candidates can somewhat judge the percentage of candidates shortlisted for the main examination after the preliminary level. Candidates are shortlisted only on merit basis. So, the test takers are recommended to prepare well for the preliminary level to get the chance to participate in the main examination for APPSC Group III.

APPSC Group 3 Counseling 2018

After the main examination, the verification of the original certificates will happen. This process of the verification is referred to as counselling. Candidates will be recruited on regular basis for the APPSC Group 3 positions only after the verification of the original mark sheets and other certificates.


Candidates hired for the Panchayat Secretary position through Group 3 recruitment drive conducted by APPSC will get a scale of pay of Rs.16,400 – Rs.49870. The maximum age limit of applicants is 42 years for this position and the minimum requirement is 18 years.

About The Exam

Candidates will have to get through both the screening test and the main examination to get to the further recruitment process. The screening test will be conducted for 150 marks and the mains will be conducted for 300 marks in total. The latter will have two papers. Candidates will have to score well in both papers to get shortlisted for certificate verification. The marks secured in the main and the will be considered for the final selection of the candidates to the Panchayat Secretary position.


Candidates will work on a regular basis in the appropriate district Panchayat office for which and from which they have taken the written test. The test is conducted in online mode. The question paper format will be the same for both modes.

APPSC Group 3 Tips

Candidates can crack both the tests with practice. They can practice with the help of the past question paper of APPSC Group 3 examination. It will also help them gain an idea about the type of questions asked. Before they start the preparation, they should gain complete knowledge about the syllabus and should plan their preparation accordingly to gain a better score. The experience they gain serving the government will add weightage to their resume.


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