APPSC Group 1 Jobs 2022 | 92 Posts, Complete Details

APPSC has extended the last for applying to Group 1 Jobs 2022 to 05/11/2022. Last date for payment of the fee is up to 11:59 midnight of 04/11/2022. All the other dates as in the Notification No.28/2022, dated:30.09.2022 remains unchanged as per the original Notification.

APPSC Group 1 Jobs 2022


APPSC The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has issued the Notification for the Recruitment of 92 Posts in Group 1 cadre. Interested candidates to pursue a career in State Executive Cadre Group 1 services shall apply online on Commission Website.

See the APPSC Group 1 Notification PDF  below:


Brief Particulars of the 92 Posts of the APPSC Group 1 Recruitment Notification

RECRUITER The Government of Andhra Pradesh
QUALIFICATIONS for All the Posts Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree of any University in India, for Divisional /District Fire Officers in State Disaster Response & Fire Services a Degree of Engineering (Fire)
PAY SCALE Varies with the Group 1 Post but the minimum scale of pay among the notified vacancies is
Rs.54,060 -1,40,540/-
APPSC Group 1 Recruitment



Details of Vacancies of APPSC Group 1


APPSC Group 1 Carry Forward Vacancies from previous Notifications

Post Code No.   Name of the Post No. of vacancies Age as on 01/07/2022 Min. Max. Scale of Pay Rs.
14 Deputy Registrar in A.P. Cooperative Service 01 18–42 57,100 -1,47,760/-
15 Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit Service. 01 18–42 54,060 -1,40,540/-
Total 02  


Post Code No.   Name of the Post   No. of vacancies Age as on
Min. Max.
  Scale of Pay Rs.
01 Deputy Collectors in A.P. Civil Service (Executive Branch). 10 18-42 61,960- 1,51,370/-
02 Assistant Commissioner of State Tax in A.P. State Tax Service. 12 18–42 61,960- 1,51,370/-
03 Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil) Cat-2 in A.P. Police Service. 13 21–30 61,960- 1,51,370/-
04 Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) in A.P. Jail Service. 02 18–30 57,100- 1,47,760/-
  05 Divisional /District Fire Officers in State Disaster Response & Fire Services .   02   21–28 57,100- 1,47,760/-
  06 Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts Service.   08   18–42 54,060- 1,40,540/-
07 Regional Transport Officers in A.P. Transport Service. 02 18–42 57,100- 1,47,760/-
  08 Mandal Parishad Development Officer in A.P. Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service.   07   18–42   54,060- 1,40,540/-
  09 District Registrars in A.P. Registration and Stamps Service.   03   18–42 57,100- 1,47,760/-
10 District Tribal Welfare Officer in A.P. Tribal Welfare Service. 01 18–42 57,100- 1,47,760/-
11 District B.C. Welfare Officer in A.P. B.C. Welfare Service. 02 18–42 57,100- 1,47,760/-
  12 Municipal Commissioner Grade-II in A.P. Municipal Administration Services.   06   18–42 54,060- 1,40,540/-
  13 Administrative Officer / Lay Secretary & Treasurer Grade.II in A.P. Medical and Health (Administration) Service.   18   18–42   54,060- 1,40,540/-
15 Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit Service. 04 18–42 54,060- 1,40,540/-
TOTAL 90  
92 Posts APPSC Group 1 Recruitment Details


There will be reservations in direct recruitment in respect of Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes, Physically Challenged Economically Weaker Sections, Women and Meritorious Sports Persons as per Rule 22 and 22 (A) of A.P. State and Subordinate Service Rules.

Reservation to Local Candidates


The Rule of Reservation to the Local candidates is not applicable for all posts (i.e., Pc. No. 01 to 14) except PC. No.15.

For PC.No.14 State wide Selection, allotment will be Zone wise – I to IV Zones.

ZONE–I : Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram. (SKM, VSP, VZM)

ZONE–II : East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna. (EG, WG, KST)

ZONE–III : Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore. (GNT, PKM, NLR)

ZONE–IV : Chittoor, Cuddapah, Anantapur and Kurnool. (CTR, CDP, ATP, KNL)

Age Requirements for APPSC Group 1


For Post Code No. 01, 02, 06 to 15:- Not less than 18 years of age and not more than 42 years as on 01/07/2022

For Post Code No. 03: Not less than 21 years of age and not more than 30 as on 01/07/2022

For Post Code No.04: Not less than 18 years of age and not more than 30 as on 01/07/2022

For Post Code No.5: Not less than 21 years of age and not more than 28 as on 01/07/2022

Age Relaxation for various Category of Candidates

S. No. Category of candidates Relaxation of age permissible
1. SC/ST ,BCs and EWS 5 Years
1(a). For SC/ST CF. vacancies (Limited) 10 Years
2. Physically Handicapped persons 10 Years
  3.   Ex-Service men Shall be allowed to deduct from his age a period of 3 years in addition to the length of service rendered by him in the armed forces / NCC.
  4. N.C.C. (who have worked as Instructor in N.C.C.)
    5. Regular A.P. State Government Employees (Employees of Corporations, Municipalities etc. are not eligible). Allowed to deduct from his age the length of regular Service under State Government up to a maximum of five years for the purposes of the maximum age limit.

EXPLANATION: Provided that the persons referred to at Sl.Nos.3 & 4 above shall, after making the deductions referred to in sub Rule 12 (c) (i) & (ii) of A.P.

State and Subordinate Service Rules not exceed the Maximum age limit rescribed for the post. The age relaxation for Ex-Servicemen is applicable for those who have been released from Armed Forces other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency.

Note: The SC/ST Candidates who availed 10 years of age relaxation are not eligible for SC/ST fresh vacancies.


APPSC Group 1 Educational Qualifications


  01 Must hold the Bachelor’s Degree of any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provincial Act or a State Act or the Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or an equivalent qualification.
  02 Must possess a Degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or any other equivalent recognized qualification.
  03 Must hold a bachelor’s Degree of any University in India established or Incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provincial Act or a State Act or of an Institution recognized by the UGC or equivalent qualification
  04 Must possess a Degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, or State Act or other recognized equivalent qualifications.
    05 He hold a Degree of Engineering (Fire) of any University recognized by the University Grants Commission or any other equivalent qualifications. Provided that if no candidates with B.E (Fire) qualification are available, candidates with the Degree in any discipline will be considered. Provided that if no candidates with B.E (Fire) qualification are available, candidates with the Degree in any discipline will be considered. As per Rule -5 (i)(ii) of G.O.Ms.No.574, Home (Prisons .A) Dept., dated: 30.09.1991
  06 Must possess a Degree from any recognized University in India established by Act of any State Government or incorporate by or under a Central Act, or State Act or any other equivalent qualifications.
  07 Must possess a Degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or any other equivalent qualification.
  08 Must have possessed a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University in India or incorporated by or under Central Act, Provincial Act or a State Act or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or an equivalent qualification.
  09 Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree of a Recognized University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provincial Act or a State Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or any other equivalent qualification.
  10 Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a provincial Act, Central Act, State Act or an institution recognized by the University Grants Commission.
  11 Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, State Act or provincial Act or an institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or an equivalent qualification.
  12 Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, or Provisional Act, or State Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission.
  13 Must possess a bachelor’s Degree of any University in India established or Incorporated by or under a Central Act, provincial Act or a State Act or the institutions recognized by University Grants Commission or an equivalent qualification.
  14   Must possess a Degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or any other equivalent qualification.
  15 Must hold a Degree of a University in India established or Incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or any other equivalent qualification.
92 Posts APPSC Group 1 Recruitment Eligibility Details


APPSC Group 1 Physical Requirements


For Post Code No. 03 ,04 & 05 : Must be at least 167.6 Cms. in height and at least 86.3 Cms. round the Chest on full expansion, with a chest expansion of at least 5 Cms.

For S.T.: Must be at least 164 Cms. in height and at least 83.8 Cms. round the Chest on full expansion, with a chest expansion of at least 5 Cms.

For Post Code No. 03 (Women): Must be at least 152.5 Cms. in height, and at least 86.3 Cms. round the Chest on full expansion, with a chest expansion of at least 5 Cms. and not less than 45.5 Kg in weight.

For Pc.No. 03 & 05: Vision: The candidate’s eyesight will be tested.

How to Apply to APPSC Group 1


APPSC Group 1 2022
APPSC Group 1 2022


STEP-I: The prospective candidates applying for the first time to APPSC Vacancies shall register themselves by logging into by using their Mobile Number and Email ID. On registration, the candidate will get OTPR Number.

STEP-II: The applicant has to login into the Commission’s website with the user name (OTPR ID) and the Password set by the Candidate. After Login, the applicant has to submit the “Online Application Submission” present in the bottom right corner of the Commission’s website.


The applicant now has to submit the payment against the notification number APPSC Group 1: 28/2022, Dt:30/09/2022.

The basic details required for the calculation of the fee and age relaxation will be pre-populated from the OTPR data. The applicant has to verify all the details that are displayed.

Once the payment form is submitted, the respective details (used for calculation of fee and age relaxation) will not be altered in any stage of application processing.

Hence if any details are to be changed, the applicant should use the modify OTPR , modify the details, save it and again submit on the application payment.


The applicant has to fill application specific data such as Local/Non Local status, white card details etc., which are also used to calculate the fee. Once all the data is filled in appropriately, the applicant has to submit the payment form.

On successful submission, the payment reference ID is generated and displayed on the screen.

Submit “OK” the applicant is shown the various payment options where he/she can select any one among them and complete the payment process as given on the screen.


Once the payment is successful, the payment reference ID is generated. Candidates shall note the payment reference ID for future correspondence.

Thereafter the applicant is directed to the application form of Group 1.

Applicant should provide the payment reference Id generated along with the other details required for filing the application form (other fields like OTPR ID and fees relaxations details will be pre-populated from the data submitted in the payment form for respective notification).

The applicant should check the data displayed thoroughly and should fill the application-specific fields like qualification details, examination centre etc., carefully and submit the application form. Once the application is submitted successfully then the application receipt is generated. 

The applicant shall print and save the application receipt for future reference/correspondence.

STEP-V: In any case, if the payment process is not submitted successfully, then the applicant should start the fresh payment process as mentioned in STEP-II.

STEP-VI: Once the Group 1 application is submitted successfully, correction in the application form will be enabled. The corrections can be made in the application form itself. Fields which affect the name, fee and age relaxations are not enabled for corrections.

Examination Fee


Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty only) towards the Group 1 application processing fee and Rs 120/- (Rupees one hundred twenty only) towards the examination fee of Group 1.

However, the following categories of candidates are exempted from payment of the examination fee Rs.120/- only.

i) SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men.

ii) Families having Household Supply White Card issued by Civil Supplies Department, A.P. Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)

iii) Un-employed youth as per G.O.Ms.No.439, G.A (Ser- A) Dept., dated: 18/10/1996 should submit a declaration at an appropriate time to the Commission.

iv) Applicants belonging to the categories mentioned above (except Physically Handicapped Persons & Ex-Service Men) hailing from other States are not entitled for exemption from payment of fee and not entitled for claiming any kind of reservation.

v) Candidates belonging to other States shall pay the prescribed fee of Rs.120/-(Rupees one hundred and twenty only), along with a processing fee of Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty only) through different channels as indicated at Para-8. Otherwise, such applications will not be considered and no correspondence on this will be entertained.

How to Pay the Fee

a} The Fee for the Group 1 Examination can be paid by way of online using a Payment Gateway using Net Banking/ Credit card / Debit Card. The list of Banks providing service for the purpose of online remittance of Fees will be available at
b} The fee once remitted shall not be refunded or adjusted under any circumstances. Failure to pay the examination fee and application fee (in non-exempt cases) will result in the total rejection of the application.
c} IPOs / Demand Drafts are not accepted.
d} In case of corrections Rs.100/- per correction will be charged. However, changes are not allowed for name, fee and age relaxation.

Scheme of Examination


The Scheme of Examination for the APPSC Group 1 will be Preliminary Screening Examination, Main Examination, Personal Interview

Examination Centres


The Screening Examination for the APPSC Group 1 will be conducted at the following centres. The candidate can select 3 centres of his choice.

  S.No. Name of the Examination Centre for the APPSC Group 1   S. No.   Name of the Examination Centre for the APPSC Group 1
1 Srikakulam 14 Guntur
2 Vizianagaram 15 Palnadu
3 Parvathipuram Manyam 16 Bapatla
4 Alluri Sitha Rama Raju 17 Prakasam
5 Visakhapatnam 18 S.P.S.R. Nellore
6 Anakapalli 19 Chittoor
7 Kakinada 20 Tirupathi
8 Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Konaseema 21 Annamayya
9 East Godavari 22 Y.S.R. Kadapa
10 West Godavari 23 Sri Sathya Sai
11 Eluru 24 Anantapur
12 Krishna 25 Nandyal
13 NTR District 26 Kurnool
92 Posts APPSC Group 1 Recruitment Examination Centre Details


The Group 1 main Examination will be conducted at the following Centres. The candidate has to select only 1 examination centre of his choice. The choice of examination centre shall be indicated during the filling of the Group 1 online application by the candidate.

  1. Visakhapatnam 2. Vijayawada 3. Tirupati 4. Ananthapur


In the Group 1 Main Examination (Descriptive), the papers of Telugu and English are in qualifying in nature and the marks secured in these papers are not counted for merit.

The minimum qualifying marks for Telugu & English for each individual paper is 40 % for OC’s, Sports Persons & EWS, 35 % for B.C’s, 30% for SC / ST / PH. In all other papers, the aggregate marks will be taken for counting of minimum qualifying marks as per the Government Orders.

All papers except Telugu & English may be answered in English or Telugu or Urdu chosen by the candidates at the time of filling the online option of the medium of writing the main examination along with post preferences and zonal preferences.

The candidates are not permitted to write part of the paper in one language and another part of it in another language. Once the medium is chosen, the candidate has to write his answer in the medium chosen by him/her only.

If there is any deviation from paper to paper or part of the paper the candidature would become invalid. All 05 (Five) papers have to be written in the medium chosen only. And also different papers cannot be written in different languages.

After the Group 1 written examination (descriptive), eligible candidates will be called for a Personality Test at the Ratio of 1:2 with reference to the number of vacancies, duly following the Government Rules and Orders.

Procedure of Selection for Group 1


The selection of the candidates for the APPSC Group 1 will be based on the Merit in the Main Examination (Descriptive) and Personality Test.


Subject   No. of Questions Duration Minutes Maximum Marks
Screening Test (Objective Type) Paper -I General Studies. This paper consists of 04 parts i.e., ABCD each part carries 30 marks for History and Culture. Constitution polity, Social Justice and International relations.Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning.Geography.           120 Questions           120 Minutes           120 Marks
Screening Test (Objective Type) Paper -II General Aptitude This paper consists 2 parts i.e., A and B each part carries 60 Marks (Part-A – 60 Marks, Part -B (i) – 30 Marks and B (ii) – 30 Marks).  

General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities.(i) Science and Technologies. (ii) Current events of Regional, National and International importance
            120 Questions             120 Minutes             120 Marks

NEGATIVE MARKS: Each wrong answer will be penalized with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.


Paper in Telugu Qualifying Nature 180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper in English Qualifying Nature 180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper – I General Essay – on contemporary themes and issues of regional, national and international importance.         180 minutes   150 Marks
Paper-II History and Cultural and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh     180 minutes   150 Marks
Paper -III Polity, constitution, Governance, Law and Ethics     180 minutes   150 Marks
Paper -IV Economy and Development of INDIA and Andhra Pradesh     180 minutes   150 Marks
Paper -V Science, Technology and Environmental Issues     180 minutes   150 Marks
  TOTAL MARKS   825 Marks


Syllabus for the Examination


Syllabus for the APPSC Group 1 Examination


Marks: 120                                  No.of Questions: 120                              Time: 120 Minutes


  1. Indus Valley Civilization: Features, Sites, Society, Cultural History, Art and Religion. Vedic Age- Mahajanapadas, Religions-Jainism and Buddhism.


The Maghadas, the Mauryan, Foreign invasions on India and their impact, the Kushans. The Sathavahanas the Sangam Age, the Sungas, the Gupta Empire -their Administration- Social, Religious and Economic conditions-Art, Architecture, Literature, Science and Technology.

  • The Kanauj and their Contributions, South Indian Dynasties – The Badami Chalukyas, the Eastern Chalukyas, the Rastrakutas, the Kalyani Chalukyas, the Cholas, the Hoyasalas, the Yedavas, the Kakatiyas and the Reddis.
    • The Delhi Sultanate, the Vijaynagar Empire and the Mughal Empire, the Bhakti Movement and Sufism – Administration, Economy, Society, Religion, Literature, Arts and Architecture.
    • The European Trading companies in India- their struggle for supremacy-with special reference to Bengal, Bombay, Madras, Mysore, Andhra and Nizam, Governor- Generals and Viceroys.
  • Indian War of Independence of 1857 – Origin, Nature, causes, consequences and significance with special reference to Concerned State, Religious and Social Reform Movements in 19th century in India and Concerned State, India’s Freedom Movement, Revolutionaries in India and Abroad.
  • Mahatma Gandhi, his thoughts, Principles and Philosophy. Important Satyagrahas, the Role of Sardar Patel, Subash Chandrabose in Freedom Movement and Post-independence consolidation.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, his life and contribution to the making of Indian Constitution,  India after Independence – Reorganization of the States in India.


  1. Indian Constitution: Evolution, features, Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Directive Principles of State Policy, Amendments, Significant Provisions and Basic Structure.
  2. Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and the States, Parliament and State Legislatures: Structure, Function, Power and Privileges. Issues and challenges pertaining to Federal Structure: Devolution of Power and Finances up to local levels and Challenges therein.
  3. Constitutional Authorities: Powers, Functions and Responsibilities – Panchayati Raj

– Public Policy and Governance.

  • Impact of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization on Governance – Statutory, Regulatory and Quasi-judicial bodies.
  • Rights Issues (Human rights, Women rights, SC/ST rights, Child rights) etc.
  • India’s Foreign Policy — International Relations — Important Institutions, Agencies and Fora, their structure and mandate – Important Policies and Programmes of Central and State Governments.



  1. Basic characteristics of Indian Economy as a developing economy – Economic development since independence objectives and achievements of planning – NITI Ayog and its approach to economic development – Growth and distributive


justice – Economic development Human Development Index – India’s rank in the world – Environmental degradation and challenges – Sustainable Development – Environmental Policy

  • National Income and its concepts and components –India’s National Accounts – Demographic issues – Poverty and Inequalities – Occupational Structure and Unemployment – Various Schemes of employment and poverty eradication – Issues of Rural Development and Urban Development
  • Indian Agriculture –Irrigation and water – Inputs of agriculture – Agricultural Strategy and Agricultural Policy – Agrarian Crisis and land reforms – Agricultural credit – Minimum Support Prices -Malnutrition and Food Security –  Indian  Industry  – Industrial Policy – Make-in India – Start-up and Stand-up programmes – SEZs and Industrial Corridors – Energy and Power policies – Economic Reforms – Liberalisaion, Privatisation and Globalization –International Trade and Balance of Payments – India and WTO
  • Financial Institutions – RBI and Monetary Policy – Banking and Financial Sector Reforms – Commercial Banks and NPAs – Financial Markets –Instabilities – Stock Exchanges and SEBI – Indian Tax System and Recent changes – GST and its impact on Commerce and Industry – Centre, States financial relations- Financial Commissions – Sharing of resources and devolution – Public Debt and Public Expenditure – Fiscal Policy and Budget
  • i) The characteristics/ basic features of Andhra Pradesh economy after bifurcation in 2014 – Impact of bifurcation on the endowment of natural resources and state revenue – disputes of river water sharing and their impact on irrigation – new challenges to industry and commerce – the new initiatives  to  develop infrastructure –power and transport -information technology and e-governance – Approaches to development and initiatives in agriculture, industry and social sector

– Urbanisation and smart cities – Skill development and employment – social welfare programmes

ii) A.P. Reorganisation Act, 2014 – Economic Issues arising out of bifurcation – Central government’s assistance for building a new capital, compensation for loss of revenue, development of backward districts – Issues such as Vizag railway zone, Kadapa steel factory, Dugarajapatnam airport, Express ways and  industrial corridors etc., – Special Status and Special Assistance- Controversy –

Government’s stand and measure


  1. General Geography: Earth in Solar system, Motion of the Earth, Concept of time, Season, Internal Structure of the Earth, Major landfornns and their features. Atmosphere-structure and composition, elements and factors of Climate, Airmasses and Fronts, atmospheric disturbances, climate change. Oceans: Physical, chemical and biological characteristics, Hydrological Distasters, Marine and Continental resources.
  2. Physical: World, India and concerned State : Major physical divisions, Earthquakes, landslides, Natural drainage, climatic changes and regions, Monsoon, Natural Vegetation, Parks and Sanctuaries, Major Soil types, Rocks and Minerals.
  3. Social: World, India and concerned State : distribution, density, growth, Sex-ratio, Literacy, Occupational Structure, SC and ST Population, Rural-Urban components, Racial, tribal, religious and linguistic groups, urbanization, migration and metropolitan regions.
  4. Economic: World, India and concerned State: Major sectors of economy, Agriculture, Industry and Services, their salient features. Basic Industries-Agro, mineral, forest, fuel and manpower based Industries, Transport and Trade, Pattern and Issues.



Marks:120                               No.of Questions:120                           Time: 120 Minutes


  1. Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability.
  2. Number Series, Coding —Decoding.
  3. Problems Related to Relations.
  4. Shapes and their Sub-sections, Venn Diagram.
  5. Problems based on Clocks, Calendar and Age.
  6. Number system and order of Magnitude.
  7. Ratio, proportion and variation.
  8. Central Tendencies – mean, median, mode — including weighted mean.
  9. Power and exponent, Square, Square Root, Cube Root, H.C.F. and L.C.M.
  10. Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and loss.
  11. Time and Work, Time and Distance, Speed and Distance.
  12. Area and Perimeter of Simple Geometrical Shapes, Volume and Surface Area of Sphere, Cone, Cylinder, cubes and Cuboids.
  13. Lines, angels and common geometrical figures — properties of transverse and parallel lines, properties of triangles, quadrilateral, rectangle, parallelogram and rhombus.
  14. Introduction to algebra — BODMAS, simplification of weird symbols.
  15. Data interpretation, Data Analysis, Data sufficiency, and concepts of Probability.
  16. Emotional Intelligence: Understanding and analyzing emotions, Dimensions of emotional intelligence, coping with emotions, empathy and coping with stress.
  17. Social Intelligence, interpersonal skills, Decision making, Critical thinking, problem solving and Assessment of personality.



  1. Science and Technology: Nature and Scope of Science & Technology; Relevance of Science & Technology to the day to day life; National Policy on Science, Technology and Innovation; Institutes and Organization in India promoting integration of Science, Technology and Innovation, their activities and contribution; Contribution of Prominent Indian Scientists.
  2. Information and Communication Technology (ICT): Nature and Scope of ICT; ICT in day to day life; ICT and Industry; ICT and Governance – Various government schemes promoting use of ICT, E-Governance programmes and services; Netiquettes; Cyber Security Concerns – National Cyber Crime Policy.
  3. Technology in Space & Defence: Evolution of Indian Space Programme; Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) — it’s activities and achievements;  Various Satellite Programmes — Satellites for Telecommunication, Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) Satellites; Satellites for defence, Eduset or Satellites for academic purposes; Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)- vision, mission and activities.
  4. Energy Requirement and Efficiency: India’s existing energy needs and deficit; India’s Energy Resources and Dependence, Energy policy of India Government Policies and Programmes. Solar, Wind and Nuclear energy
  5. Environmental Science: Issues and concerns related to environment; Its legal aspects, policies and treaties for the protection of environment at the national and the international level; Biodiversity- its importance and concerns; Climate Change, International Initiatives (Policies, Protocols) and India’s commitment; Forest and Wildlife – Legal framework for Forest and Wildlife Conservation in India; Environmental Hazards, pollution, carbon emission, Global warming. National Action plans on Climate Change and Disaster management. Biotechnology and Nanotechnology; Nature, Scope and application, Ethical, Social, and Legal issues, Government Policies. Genetic Engineering; Issues related to it and its impact on human life. Health & Environment.






Marks — 150                        Medium: English                                              Time- 180 Minutes

Serial No.                        TYPE OF QUESTION                                          Marks to be allotted

  • ESSAY (A minimum of 200 words and a maximum of                                     20

250 words): Choose any one topic from a list of five.

(Descriptive/ analytical/ philosophical/ based on Current Affairs)

  • LETTER WRITING (in about 100 words):                                                                   10

A formal letter expressing one’s opinion about an issue. The issues can deal with daily office matters/ a problem that has occurred in the office/ an opinion in response to one sought by a ranked officer etc.

  • PRESS RELEASE/ APPEAL (in about 100 words):                                                   10

The PR or appeal should be on an issue pertaining to a recent concern/problem/disaster/rumours etc.

  • REPORT WRITING (in about 150 words):                                                                 15

A report on an official function/event/field trip/survey etc.

  • WRITING ON VISUAL INFORMATION (in about                                                    15

150 words):

A report on a graph/image/ flow chart/table of comparison/ simple statistical data etc.

  • FORMAL SPEECH (in about 150 words):                                                                15

A speech (in a formal style) is to be read out in a formal function. This could be an inauguration speech, an educational seminar/conference, a formal ceremony of importance etc.

  • PRECIS WRITING:                                                                                                            15

A precis in about 100 words for a 300-word passage.

  • READING COMPREHENSION:                                                                                    15

A reading passage of about 250 words is to be given followed by short-answer type questions.

  • ENGLISH GRAMMAR:                                                                                                    20

Multiple choice questions set from the following list:

  1. Tenses
    1. Voice
    1. Narration (Direct-Indirect)
    1. Transformation of sentences
    1. Use of Articles and Determiners
      1. Use of Prepositions
  2. Use of Phrasal verbs
  3. Use of idiomatic expressions
  4. Administrative Glossary
  5. Synonyms/Antonyms
  6. One-word substitution
  7. Cohesive devices/Connectives
  • Affixes
  • Words that cause confusion like homonyms/homopones.
  • TRANSLATION:                                                                                                                   15

Translation of a short passage (of about 150 words) from Regional Language to English.

Total                        150


Marks-150         Medium: Telugu             Time- 180 Minutes

Serial No.             TYPE OF QUESTION                                                                      Marks to be allotted

  1. ESSAY (A minimum of 200 words and a maximum of 250 words): 20

Choose any one topic from a list of five. (Descriptive/ analytical/Philosophical/ based on Current Affairs)

  • To ELABORATE the thought of poetic or verse (any two of the three) 10

(about 100 words)

  • PRECIS WRITING: 1/3rd summary of the given passage in 10

your words

  • COMPREHENSION: A reading passage of about 250 words to be 10
  • given followed by short-answer type questions.
  • FORMAL SPEECH (Welcome, Farewell, Inauguration etc.) / Speech 10

for the press conference (energy, farm credit, pollution, health related policy or problem) (in about 150 words)

  • To PREPARE THE STATEMENTS for publicity media 10

(in about 100 words)

  • LETTER WRITING (in about 100 words):(Congratulation/Best 10

wishes/Request/Complaint etc.)

  • DEBATE WRITING (in about 150 words) (Newspaper issues / 10

current issues/editorial presenting individual opinion)

  • APPLICATION WRITING (in about 150 words) 10
    • REPORT WRITING (in about 150 words) 10

Dialogues between two people (in about 150 words) (Group discussion, work of the meeting, water, agriculture, health, sanitation, education related problems etc.)

  1. TRANSLATION: Translation from English to 10

Telugu Language

  1. Grammar of Telugu 20

Total:                   150


Marks – 150                       Medium: English/Telugu                     Time- 180 Minutes

The candidates are required to attempt three essays, one from each of the three sections, in about 800 words each.


This paper is designed to test candidates’ (i) knowledge/awareness of a variety of Subjects and (ii) their ability to compose a sustained piece of writing in the form of an essay.


  1. Current affairs
    1. Socio- political issues
    1. Socio-economic issues
    1. Socio-environmental issues
    1. Cultural and historical aspects
    1. Issues related to civic awareness
    1. Reflective topics


Areas of Testing:

This paper would test the following:

  1. Ability to compose a well-argued piece of writing
    1. Ability to express coherently and sequentially
    2. Awareness of the subject chosen


Evaluation / Marking:

Credit will be given for the following:

  1. Observing established rules and format for essay writing
    1. Grammatical correctness of expression
    2. Originality of thought and expression.



Marks — 150                   Medium: English / Telugu                        Time- 180 Minutes A .History and Culture of India:

  1. Pre-Historic Cultures in India- Indus Valley Civilization- Vedic Culture- Mahajanapadas- Emergence of New Religions-Jainism, Buddhism- Rise of the Magadha and Age of the Mauryas- Ashoka Dharma- Foreign Invasions on India- The Kushans. The Satavahanas, the Sangam Age in South India- the Sungas- the Guptas- the Kanauj and their Contributions- Historical Accounts of Foreign travelers- Early Educational Institutions.


  • The Pallavas, the Badami Chalukyas, the Eastern Chalukyas, the Rashtrakutas, the Kalyani Chalukyas and the Cholas- Socio Cultural Contributions, Language, Literature Art and Architecture- Delhi Sultanates- Advent of Islam and its Impact- Religious Movements like Bhakti and Sufi and Its Influence.


Growth of Vernacular Languages, Scripts, Literature, Fine Arts- Socio-Cultural Conditions of the Kakatiyas, the Vijayanagaras, the Bahmanis, the Qutubsahis and their contemporary South Indian kingdoms.

  • The Mughals Administration, Socio-Religious life and Cultural developments- Shivaji and Rise of Maratha Empire- Advent of Europeans in India. Trade practices- Rise of East India Company its Hegemony- Changes in Administration, Social and Cultural spheres- Role of Christian Missionaries.
  • Rise of British rule in India from 1757 to 1856- Land Revenue Settlement, Permanent Settlement, Ryothvari and Mahalvari-1857 Revolt and its Impact-Education, Press, Cultural changes- Rise of National Consciousness and Changes- Socio-Religious Reform Movements in 19th century- Rajaram Mohan Roy, Dayananda Saraswathi, Swamy Vivekananda, Annie Besant, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan and others.


Rise of Indian Nationalism- Activities of Indian National Congress- Vandemataram, Home Rule Movements- Self Respect Movement- Jyothiba Phule, Narayana Guru, Periyar Ramaswamy Naicker- Role of Mahatma Gandhi, Subhash Chandra Bose, Vallabai Patel- Satyagraha- Quit India Movement- Dr B.R. Ambedkar and his Contributions.

  • Indian Nationalism in three phases- Freedom Struggle 1885-1905, 1905-1920 and Gandhi Phase 1920-1947- Peasant, Women, Tribal and Workers Movements- Role of Different parties in Freedom Struggle- Local and Regional Movements- Inter Religious Unity and Communalism.

Independence and Partition of India- India after Independence- Rehabilitation after partition- Linguistic Re-organization of States- Integration of the Indian States- Indian Constitution- Economic policies- Foreign Policy Initiatives.

B .History and Culture of Andhra Pradesh:

  • Ancient: The Satavahanas, the Ikshvakus, the Salankayanas, the Pallavas and the Vishnukundins- -Social and Economic Conditions- Religion, Language (Telugu), Literature, Art and Architecture- Jainism and Buddhism in Andhra.

The Eastern Chalukyas, the Rashtrakutas, the Renati Cholas and others- Socio-Cultural life, Religion- Telugu Script and Language, Literature, Art and Architecture.

  • Medieval: Socio- Cultural and Religious Conditions in Andhradesa 1000 to 1565 A.D.- Antiquity, Origin and Growth Telugu Language and Literature (Kavitraya- Asthadiggajas)- Fine Arts, Art& Architecture during the reign of Kakatiyas, Reddis, Gajapatis and Vijayanagaras and their feudatories.


Historical Monuments-Significance, Contribution of Qutubshahis to Andhra History and Culture-Regional Literature- Praja Kavi -Vemana and others.

  • Modern: European Trade Establishments in Andhra- Andhra Under the Company Rule- Role of Christian Missionaries- Socio-Cultural, Literary Awakening- C.P. Brown, Thamos Munro, Mackenzie-Zamindary, Polegary System- Native States and Little Kings.


Role of Social Reformers- Gurajada Apparao, Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Raghupati Venkataratnam Naidu, Gidugu Ramamurthy, Annie Besant and others- Library Movement in Andhra Pradesh- Role of News Paper- Folk and Tribal Culture, Oral Traditions, Subaltern Culture, Role of women.

  • Nationalist Movement: Role of Andhra leaders- Justice Party, Non-Brahmin Movement- Nationalist and Revolutionary Literature- Gurram Jashva, Boyi Bheemanna, Sri Sri, Garimella Satyanarayana, Rayaprolu Subbarao, Unnava Lakshminarayana, Tripuraneni Ramaswamy Choudhary and others, Andhra Mahasabhas, Andhra Movement- prominent leaders- Alluri Sitaramraju, Duggirala Gopalakrishnaiah, Konda Venkatappayya,Pattabhi Seetaramaiah, Ponaka Kanakamma, Dokka Sitamma- Grandhlaya Movement- Ayyanka Venkataratnam, Gadicherla Harisarvothamarao, Kasinanathuni Nagesvara Rao- Potti Sreeramulu Formation of Andhra State,1953- Emergence of Andhra Pradesh,1956- Andhra Pradesh 1956 to2014- Causes for Bifurcation, 2nd June 2014 Impact.


  • Andhra Pradesh: Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its impact on Administrative, Economic, Social, Political, Cultural and Legal Implications- Loss of Capital City, Building of New Capital and its financial Implications- Division of Employees and their Native Issues- Effect of Bifurcation on Trade& Commerce, Industry – Implication of Financial Resources of State Government.


Developmental Opportunities- Socio-Economic, Cultural and Demographic impact of Bifurcation- Impact on River water sharing and other issues- Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act.2014- the Arbitrariness of certain provisions.

C. Geography: India and Andhra Pradesh

  1. Physical Features and Resources: India and Andhra Pradesh, Major land forms, Climatic changes, Soil types, Rivers, Water, Streams, Geology, Rocks, Mineral Resources, Metals, Clays, Construction Materials, Reservoirs, Dams —Forests, Mountains, Hills, Flora and fauna, Plateau Forests, Hill Forests, Vegetation Classification.
  2. Economic Geography : Agriculture, Live stocks, Forestry, Fishery, Quarrying, Mining, House hold Manufacturing, Industries — Agro, Mineral, Forest, Fuel and man power, Trade and Commerce, Communication, Road Transport, Storage and others.
  3. Social Geography: Population Movements and Distribution, Human Habitations, Density, Age, Sex, Rural, Urban, Race, Caste, Tribe, Religion, Linguistic, Urban Migration, Education Characteristics.
  4. Fauna and Floral Geography: Wild Animals, Animals, Birds, Reptiles, Mammals, Trees and Plants and others.
  5. Environmental Geography: Sustainable Development, Globalization, Temperature, Humidity, Cloudiness, Winds, Special Weather Phenomena, Natural Hazards — Earth Quakes, Land Slides, Floods, Cyclones, Cloud Burst, Disaster Management, Impact Assessment, Environmental Pollution, Pollution Management.



Marks — 150      Medium: English / Telugu               Time- 180 Minutes

  • Indian Polity and Constitution:
  • Indian Constitution and its salient features – Functions and duties of the Indian Union and the State Governments.
  • Issues and challenges pertaining to the Federal structure — Role of Governor in States – Distribution of powers between the Union and States (Union list, State list and Concurrent list) — Issues and challenges.
  • Rural and Urban Local Governance under 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment – Constitutional Authorities and their Role.
  • Parliament and State Legislatures — structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
  • Judiciary in India — Structure and functions, important provisions relating to emergency and constitutional amendments, judicial review, Public Interest Litigation.


(B)     Public Administration and Governance:

  • Meaning, Nature and Scope of Public Administration — Evolution in India — Administrative ideas in Kautilya’s Arthashastra; Mughal administration; Legacy of British rule.
  • Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues and problems of implementation.
  • Development processes – the role of civil society, NGOs and other stakeholders –
  • Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial authorities – Role of Civil Services in Democracy.
  1. Good governance and e-governance- Transparency, accountability and responsiveness in governance — Citizen’s Charter. RTI, Public  Service  Act  and their implications, Concept of Social Audit and its importance.


(C). Ethics in Public Service and knowledge of law

  1. Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and Consequences of Ethics in Human actions: dimensions of Ethics: Ethics in Private and Public relationships, Ethics- integrity and Accountability in Public Service.
  2. Human values: Understanding the Harmony in existence Human relationships in the society and in the Nature. Gender Equability in the relationships Role of family, society and Educational Institutions in imparting values to citizens, lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrations.
  3. Attitude: Content, Functions, its influence and relation with thought and behaviour, Moral and Political attitudes, role of Social influence and persuasion. Emotional intelligence-Concepts and their utilities and application in Administration and Governance.
  4. Concept of Public Service, “Philosophical basis of Governance professional Ethics in the light of right understanding and Vision for Holistic Technologies, Codes of Ethics, codes of Conduct, RTI, Public Service Act, Leadership Ethics, Work culture, Ethical principles with in an Organizational content. – Ethical and moral values in governance, Ethical issues in international relations, corruption, Lokpal, Lokayukta


15.             Basic Knowledge of Laws in India

Constitution of India: Nature and salient features – Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy – Bifurcation of powers between centre and state (state list, union list and concurrent list) – Powers of judiciary, executive and legislature.

Civil and Criminal laws: hierarchy of civil and criminal courts in India – difference between substantial and procedural laws – order and decree – new developments in criminal laws, Nirbhaya Act.

Labour Law: Concept of social welfare legislations in India, changing trends in employment and necessity for new labour laws.

Cyber Laws: Information Technology Act – Cyber Security and Cyber Crime – difficulties in determining competent jurisdiction of courts in case of cyber-crimes.

Tax Laws: Laws relating to income, Profits, Wealth Tax, Corporate Tax – GST


Marks — 150                                           Medium: English/Telugu                                                                     Time – 180 Minutes

  1. Major Challenges of Indian Economy – Inconsistent growth rate, Low growth rates of agriculture and manufacturing sectors, inflation and oil prices, current account deficit and unfavorable balance of payments, falling rupee value, growing NPAs and capital infusion – money laundering and black money – Insufficient financial resources and deficiency of capital, Lack of Inclusive growth and Sustainable development – Nature, causes, consequences and solutions of these problems
  • Resource Mobilization in Indian Economy: Sources of financial resources for public and private sectors – budgetary resources – tax revenue and non-tax revenue – public debt : market borrowings, loans and grants etc., external debt from multilateral agencies – foreign institutional investment and foreign direct investment – desirability and consequences of utilizing different sources – Monetary and fiscal policies – financial markets and institutions of developmental finance – investment in industries and infrastructure projects – Physical resources – Energy resources
  • Resource mobilization in Andhra Pradesh – Budgetary resources and constraints – Fulfillment of the conditions of A.P Bifurcation Act – central assistance and issues of conflict – public debt and projects of external assistance – Physical resources – Mineral and forest resources – Water disputes with neighboring states
  • Government Budgeting: Structure of Government budget and its components – Budgeting process and recent changes – of – Types of budget – types of deficits, their impact and management – Highlights of current year’s union budget and its analysis – GST and related issues – Central assistance to states – Issues of federal finance in India – Recommendations of the latest finance commission –
  • Government budgeting in Andhra Pradesh – Budget constraints – Central assistance and issues of conflict after bifurcation of the state – management of deficits – – Highlights and Analysis of the current year budget – State finance commission and local finance in Andhra Pradesh
  • Inclusive Growth: Meaning of inclusion – Causes of exclusion in India – Strategies for and instruments of inclusion : Poverty alleviation and employment , Health and Education, women empowerment, social welfare schemes – Food Security and Public Distribution System – sustainable agriculture – Integrated  Rural  development  -regional diversification – Public and partnership for inclusive growth – Financial inclusion
  • All Andhra Pradesh government’s current schemes for inclusive growth and financial inclusion – Public Distribution system and DWCRA


7)               Agricultural Development:

Role of agriculture in economic development – Contribution of to GDP– Issues of finance, production, marketing – green revolution and changing focus to dryland farming, organic farming and sustainable agriculture – minimum support prices – agriculture policy – Swaminathan commission – Rainbow revolution –

  • Agriculture Development in Andhra Pradesh: Contribution to SGDP-Regional disparities in irrigation and agricultural development -changing cropping pattern – focus on horticulture and fisheries and dairying – Government schemes to promote agriculture in Andhra Pradesh


  • Industrial Development and Policy : Role of industrial sector in economic development Evolution of industrial policy since independence Industrial Policy, 1991and its impact on Indian economy Contribution of Public Sector to industrial development in India impact of liberalization and privatization and globalization on industrial development – Disinvestment and privatization – – Problems of core industries -Micro, small and medium enterprises, their problems and policy – industrial sickness and support mechanism – Manufacturing policy – Make-in India – Start up programme – NIMZs- SEZs, industrial corridors –
  • Industrial Policy of the AP Government – Incentives to industries – Industrial corridors in and SEZs in Andhra Pradesh – Bottlenecks for industrial development – Power projects


  1. Infrastructure in India: Transport infrastructure : Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways – Major projects of transport infrastructure in India – Communication infrastructure – Information Technology –e-governance – Digital India – Energy and Power – Urban infrastructure – smart cities – urban environment – solid waste management – Weather forecast and disaster management – Issues of finance, ownership, operation and maintenance of all kinds of infrastructure – Public-private partnership and related issues – Pricing of public utilities and government policy – environmental impacts of infrastructure projects
  2. Infrastructure Development in Andhra Pradesh – Transport , Energy and ICT infrastructure – Bottlenecks – Government policy – Ongoing projects.



Marks — 150                  Medium: English / Telugu                            Time- 180 Minutes

  1. Integration of Science, Technology and Innovation for better human life; Science & Technology in everyday life; National Policies on proliferation of Science, Technology and Innovation; India’s contribution in the field of Science and Technology. Concerns and challenges in the proliferation and use of science and technology; Role and Scope of Science and Technology in nation building. Major Scientific institutes for Science and \technology in AP and India. Major Scientific Institutes for Research and Development in AP and India. Achievements of Indian Scientist in the field of Science and Technology-Indigenous technologies and developing new technologies.
  2. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) – its importance, advantages and challenges; E-governance and India; Cyber Crime and policies to address security concerns. Government of India Policy on Information Technology (IT). IT  Development in AP and India.
  3. Indian Space Programme – Past, Present and Future; Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) — it’s activities and achievements; Satellite Programmes of India and Use of Satellites in different fields like Health, Education,


Communication Technology, Weather forecastingaffecting human lives; Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

  • Indian’s energy needs, efficiency and resources; Clean energy resources; Energy policy of India – Government Policies and Programmes. Conventional and Non-Conventional energy resources. Energy demands, Indian Energy Sciences, Conventional energy powers, Tharmal, renewable energy resources, Solar, wind, Bio and wasted based, energy policies Geotharmal and Tidel Sources, energy Policies in India, energy security.


Salient features of Nuclear Policy of India; Development of Nuclear programmes in India, Nuclear Policies at the International level and India’s stand on them.

  • Development Vs. Nature / Environment; Depletion of Natural Resources- Metals, Minerals — Conservation Policy. Environmental Pollution  Natural  and Anthropogenic and Environmental degradation. Sustainable Development — possibilities and challenges; Climate Change and Its effect on the world; Climate justice — a global phenomenon; Environment Impact Assessment.


Natural Disasters— Cyclones, Earth Quakes, Landslides & Tsunamis — Prediction Management. Correlation between Health & Environment, Social Forestry, Afforestation and deforestation, Mining in AP and India. Types of Natural resources- renewable and Nonrenewable. Forest resources. Fishery resources. Fossil Fuels- Coal, Petroleum and Natural Gas. Mineral resources. Water resources — Types, Water  shed  management. Land resources — types of soils and soil reclamation.

  • Environmental pollution and Solid waste management: Sources, impacts and control of

– air pollution, water pollution and soil pollution. Noise pollution. Solid waste  management – Types of solid waste, impacts of solid waste, recycling and reuse. Remedial measurers for Soil erosion and Costal erosion. Global Environmental issues and role of information Technology in Environment and Human Health, Ozone layer depletion, Acid rain. Global Warming and its impacts.

Environmental legislation: International Law, Montreal protocol, Kyoto protocol, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change, CITES. The Environment (Protection) act 1986, Forest conservation Act, Wildlife protection act. Biodiversity  Bill of India – cop 21 – Sustainable Development Goals – National Disaster Management Pollicy, 2016 of India and Disaster management initiatives in India. White Revolution, Green Revolution, and Green Pharmacy.

  • Nature, Scope and Applications of Biotechnology and Nanotechnology in India; Ethical, Social and Legal concerns, Government policies; Genetic engineering, issues related to it and its impact on human life. Bio – diversity, fermentation, Immuno – diagnosis techniques.


  • Human diseases-microbial infections. Common infections and preventive measures. Introduction to bacterial, viral, protozoal and fungal infections. Basic knowledge of infections-diarrhoea, dysentry, cholera, tuberculosis, malaria, viral infections like HIV, Encephalitis, Chikungunya, bird flu-preventive measures during out breaks. Introduction to Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. Basic concepts of genetic engineering. Tissue culture methods and applications. Biotechnology in agriculture- Bio-pesticides, Bio- fertilizers, Bio-fuels, Genetically modified crops. Animal husbandry- transgenic animals. Vaccines: Introduction to immunity, Fundamental concepts in vaccination, Production of Modern Vaccines (production of Hepatitis vaccine).


  • Issues related to Intellectual Property Rights in the field of Science and Technology. Promotion of Science in AP and India.




Which group is best in APPSC, Group 1 or other group examinations?

Group 1 is the Highest in APPSC Recruitment wherein the highest cadre posts like Deputy Collectors in AP Civil Services (Executive Cadre) and other posts like Deputy Superintendent of Police, and Revenue Divisional Officers are filled.

Does Group 1 and civils are same?

Group 1 will be conducted by the respective state government public service commissions to recruit to the executive cadre posts under the respective state governments’ vacancies.

Whereas through Civils the candidates will be recruited to various executive cadre posts in civil services and other services and will be posted through out India.

What are the Group 1 posts in APPSC?

APPSC Group 1 will be conducted to recruit candidates to various posts like Deputy Collectors, Deputy Superintendant of Police, Regional Transport Officer, Revenue Divisional Officers, Deputy Superintendent of Jails, Mandal Parishad Development Officers, Assistant commissioner of state tax, Muncipal Commisioner Grade-II etc.

How to become MRO in Andhra Pradesh?

Mandal Revenue Officer now changed as Mandal Tahsildar will be recruited through APPPSC Group 2 Examination. Any Graduate fulfilling other eligibility criteria can apply for the examination.

Who is eligible for applying APPSC Group 1?

Any person who is a citizen of India, Graduate in any discipline, meeting the age criteria set up the APPSC for various posts can apply and appear for the Examination.

How to prepare for APPSC Group 1?

Candidates should get familiarized with the APPSC Group 1 syllabus. The posts are less, competition will be high. The candidate should appear for the examination with thorough preparation and with complete focus on the syllabus.

The candidate should prepare both for the Group 1 Preliminary exam and the Main exam simultaneously. Even though the preliminary screening exam is only to filter the candidates for the Main examination. Focusing on the main examination during the screening exam will give more time for preparation, and improves the chances of getting good marks in the Main Examination.

Is it easy to crack Group 1?

Group 1 recruitment is for the highest cadre posts at the state government level. Normally the posts will be less, competition will be high. However, aspirants with thorough preparation, with a focus on syllabus, exam pattern, dedication, and determination, can crack the examination.

Moreover, the preparation for the APPSC Group 1 will help and become useful for the UPPSC Civil Service Examination.


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