APSC Recruitment 2018 – Notification, Eligibility, Apply Online

APSC Recruitment 2018 Application Form :

This year’s Assam PSC recruitment event is going to be held very shortly. As per latest information, the Assam Public Service Commission will conduct a Preliminary then Main Examination of the Combined Competitive Examination in 2018 to recruit eligible Indian candidates for the below given posts/services:

Name of postsPay scale
Inspector of ExcisePB-3, Rs. 22,000/--- 87,000/- GP 9,100/-
Inspector of TaxesPB-3, Rs. 22,000/--- 87,000/- GP 9,100/-
Labour InspectorPB-3, Rs. 22,000/--- 87,000/- GP 9,100/-
Asstt. Employment OfficerPB-3, Rs. 22,000/--- 87,000/- GP 9,100/-
Superintendent of ExcisePB-4, Rs. 30,000/--1,10,000/- GP 12,700/-
Superintendent of TaxesPB-4, Rs. 30,000/--1,10,000/- GP 12,700/-
Assam Police Service (Jr.Grade)PB-4, Rs. 30,000/--1,10,000/- GP 12,700/-
Assam Land & Revenue Service (Jr.Grade)PB-4, Rs. 30,000/--1,10,000/- GP 12,700/-
Assam Civil Service (Jr.Grade)PB-4, Rs. 30,000/--1,10,000/- GP 12,700/-

Candidates who wish to apply for any of the aforementioned post are required to know few important things such as date of release of official notification, eligibility conditions, how to apply, pay scale, selection process, examination date, centres, scheme & syllabus, admission certificates (admit card), result etc.

APSC Recruitment

Assam PSC C.C.E. 2018 Official notification & no. of vacancies

On May 17th 2018, the Assam Public Service Commission has released an official notification to conduct a Preliminary then Main Examination of the Combined Competitive Examination, 2018. To read or download it now, click here.  

As per notification, there are total 165 vacancies to be filled through Combined Competitive Examination. However, as per the latest advertisement No.09/2018 dated 17/05/2018 issued by Assam PSC, the number of vacancies is likely to be increased. The exact number of vacancies will be notified at a later stage.


Examination nameAssam PSC Combined Competitive Examination (C.C.E.) 2018
Conducted byAssam Public Service Commission, Guwahati
Notification was released onMay 17th 2018
No.38 PSC/E-24/2017-18
Advt. no.09/2018
prescribed application form can be downloaded from the websiteMay 18th 2018
Last date to send the duly filled in applicationJune 18th 2018
Admit cards will be available to download fromYet to be announced
Preliminary Examination will be held in the month ofJuly, 2018 (tentative)
Preliminary exam resultYet to be announced
Main examination eventYet to be announced
Final results will be declared in the month ofYet to be announced
Official websitewww.apsc.nic.in

Assam PSC C.C.E. 2018 Eligibility conditions

Assam PSC C.C.E. 2018 aspirants must go through official notification to ensure eligibility criteria. It is necessary for each candidate.


An applicant must be an Indian citizen.

Age & relaxation (as on 01.01.2018)

An applicant should be at least 21 years old but not more than 38 years. However, relaxation in upper age limit will be applicable as shown in below table:

CategoryRelaxation in upper age limit (in years)
for OBC/MOBC candidates3 i.e. OBC/MOBC candidates up to 41 years are eligible to apply
For Persons with Disabilities (PWD) of all categories10
For Ex-servicemen
2 i.e. up to 40 years; for more details, refer Corrigendum 2 or click here 

Educational Qualification

An applicant should have passed a graduation course in any discipline from any of the recognized Universities. Candidates in final year of their graduation course need not to apply.  

Assam PSC C.C.E. 2018 Fee & mode of payment

Details of fee to be paid
For Candidates having BPL certificate/PWD candidatesNIL
For SC/ST/MOBC/OBCRs. 150.00
For Open CategoryRs. 250.00

Candidates applicable for submission of fees need to deposit their fee through Treasury Challan. All the candidates are required to know that fee is not refundable and fee submitted through other mode shall not be accepted. Candidates other than Open Category will have to enclose photocopy of necessary document with the application form.

Assam PSC C.C.E. 2018 Application form & process

Assam PSC C.C.E. 2018 application forms are available on the website www.apsc.nic.in w.e.f. 18/05/2018. Interested aspirants need to download, fill & send it with the requisite documents to the Deputy Secretary, APSC, Jawaharnagar, Khanapara, Guwahati-22. The entire process is explained below in simple steps:

  • Open Assam PSC’s official website or click here 
  • You will see a homepage having few links and tabs
  • On the same homepage, you will need to find and click on ‘CC(Prel.)Examination-2018’ link to download the prescribed application form; this link will be available under sub-heading named as ‘Application Forms’
  • On clicking the said link, you will be able to download application form
  • Now, print it on A4 size paper
  • Now, go and deposit fees through Treasury Challan as you will be required to enter details of Challan in application form
  • Once fee submitted through Challan, you can fill up the printed application form
  • Fill up all the details carefully in printed application form
  • You will have to enter the following details to fill up application form- Challan details, personal details, address for correspondence, permanent address, place, date etc
  • Affix your latest passport size photograph
  • Attach a photocopy of the following documents/certificates- Certificate of HSLC or equivalent exam, degree pass certificate, category/caste certificates, PwD certificate (if applicable) etc.
  • Put application form in an envelope and write ‘Combined Competitive (Prel.) Examination, 2018’ on the top of the envelope
  • Finally, send application form to the aforementioned address

The last date to send the duly filled in application with the requisite documents/certificates is June 18th, 2018 up to 5 PM. Applications received after the said date and time shall not be accepted or entertained.

Assam PSC C.C.E. 2018 Examination scheme/pattern & syllabus

The entire recruitment event will consist of two successive phases i.e. Phase I & II. Both phases are explained below:

Phase I

It is also known as preliminary examination. In Phase I examination, there will be two separate papers. Each paper will consist of MCQs of 200 marks to be solved in 2 hours (120 minutes). Phase I will be a screening test. Marks obtained in Phase I test will not be considered for preparing the final merit list.

PaperSubject nameSyllabus/Topics
General studies
General mental ability, Indian national movement with special reference to Assam, History of India & Assam, Culture & Literature of Assam, India & World, Role of Science & Technology in India, Geography of India, Assam & World, Planning process in India, Indian Polity, Economy, Political system in India, current events of National & International importance.
IIAny one subject has to be selected from below given subjectsTo know Subject-wise syllabus, click here
List of Optional Subjects for C.C.(Preliminary ) Exam. (Total-28 Subjects)
ZoologyPolitical ScienceCommerceMathematics
PsychologyAnimal Husbandry & Veterinary ScienceElectronicsAnthropology
SociologyChemical EngineeringGeographyMedical Science
EducationCivil EngineeringGeologyPhilosophy
EconomicsComputer SciencePhysicsFishery Science
StatisticsElectrical EngineeringLawIndian History
ChemistryMechanical EngineeringBotanyAgriculture

Phase II

Candidates qualified in Phase I examination will be called for admission to the main examination. It will consist of (A) written test (B) Interview. It will consist of 6 written papers of 3 hours’ duration each. Total marks will be 1400. There will be also a viva-voce of 200 marks. So, the grand total will be 1600 marks.

Later, on the basis of performance in main examination, candidates will be called for interview. Interview test will be of 200 marks. For further details, go through official notification.

Assam PSC C.C.E. 2018 Examination Dates and Centres

As per official notification, Phase I i.e. preliminary examination is expected to be held in the month of July, 2018 in the following centres- Dhemaji, Udalguri, Morigaon, Hatsingimari, Nagaon, Majuli, Biswanath, Dhubri, Hojai, Karimganj, Kokrajhar, Majuli, Mangaldoi, Kajalgaon, Goalpara, Sonari, Golaghat, Biswanath Chariali, Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Diphu, Sivsagar, Tezpur, Tinsukia, Haflong, Hojai, Jorhat, Barpeta, Hamren, Bongaigaon, Baksa, Chirang, Musalpur, North Lakhimpur, Silchar, Udalguri, Charaideo, Nalbari, South Salmara and West Karbi Anglong.

Main Examination will be held in Guwahati only. However, date or month is yet to be disclosed by the Assam PSC.

Assam PSC C.C.E. 2018 Admit card

The Assam Public Service Commission will upload admission certificates for eligible candidates on its website. Candidates can download a separate admit card for appearing in the Preliminary/Main examination.  

On the day of examination, candidates should have to take admit card along with a photo ID in the examination hall.

Assam PSC C.C.E. 2018 Result

After few days from the date of examination, Assam PSC will release and publish results on its website. To check result, candidates need to open Commission’s official website. 


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