From time to time, the Andra Pradesh Public Service Commission(APPSC) invites applications from eligible graduates to fill the APPSC Group 1 vacancy.
Government staff is divided into group 1 and 2 and 3 with Group 1 being the highest category. In the NOTIFICATION NO.27/2018, Dt: 31/12/2018 released applications were invited online for recruitment to the posts falling under Group-I Services for a total of 44 Carried Forward and 125 Fresh vacancies.
The carried forward vacancies are vacancies brought forward from previous year recruitments. Selection / Appointment to such reserved vacancies as the case will be made first before the fresh vacancies.
APPSC Group 1 Carried Forward Vacancies: 44
APPSC Group 1 Fresh Vacancies: 125
The APPSC Exam Pattern for Group 1 Services includes three stages – Prelims, Mains, and Interview. The Prelims is a Screening Test which consists of two papers for a total of 240 marks.
Interested candidates should submit their applications through APPSC official website.
- For Assistant Prohibition & Excise Superintendents the maximum age is 26 years.
- For District Fire officers the age can be in between 21 to 26 years.
- For DSP (Civil) the age can be in between 21 to 28 years.
- For Deputy Superintendents of Jails (Men) the age can be in between 18 to 28 years.
- For remaining all positions the age can be in between 18 to 42 years.
Selected candidates as Deputy Collectors, assistant commissioners and deputy superintendents of police the pay is Rs.40,270-93,780/-
Selected candidates as Dy. Superintendents, fire officers, regional transport officers, district panchayat officers, BC Welfare Officers, Social welfare officers, Dy. Registrars and tribal welfare officers the monthly pay is Rs.37,100-91, 450/-
For all remaining positions the salary is Rs.35,120-87,130/-
Bachelor degree/ degree holders with minimum percentage from a recognized university can apply for Group 1 vacancies.
The candidates are required to visit the Commission’s website regularly
to keep himself / herself updated about confirmed dates of examinations to be held.
Instructions regarding Written Examination are attached as Annexure – III. The
candidate has to choose the medium in which he/she wants to write the examination
and the paper will be valued with reference to that medium only. Candidates can choose either general Telugu or General English. Total 300 questions will be asked and 90 marks are the qualifying mark for the exam. Those who qualify in the exam will be called for the certificate verification
It goes without saying that success at any exam needs a thorough preparation Things can change every year. In addition to staying abreast of updates to the exam syllabus and pattern , thorough understanding of concepts, and the most important of them all, attempting several mock tests.
This definitely helps one understand the level of preparation done and the weak spots. Keeping always in mind the negative scoring can impact your score.