APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022: Apply Online,  Exam Date, 92 Vacancies

APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022: Apply Online, Exam Date, 92 Vacancies

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Oct 13, 2022
APPSC Group 1 notification 2022 has been released to recruit civil servants in Andhra Pradesh. Candidates can apply for Group 1 posts once the apply online dates are released. Check eligibility, syllabus, and updates here.
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APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 has been released by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) on its website. Candidates who have a graduation degree in any discipline will be able to apply for the exam from 13 October 2022 to 2 November 2022 for 92 vacancies. APPSC Group 1 exam is one of the prestigious state competitive exams which recruit civil servants in the state administration of Andhra Pradesh. 

APPSC Group 1 exam is held in three phases, Prelims, Mains, and Interview. A candidate who qualifies in each stage is eligible to appear for the next examination stage. Candidates who are willing to apply for the upcoming APPSC Group 1 exam can go through the following post and check out APPSC Group 1 Exam Date 2022, official notification, exam pattern, eligibility, cutoff and vacancy details, etc below.

APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission released APPSC Group 1 notification 2022 for the prestigious APPSC Group 1 exam. The candidates can apply for the exam from 13 October to 2 November 2022. On the other hand, the application fee was to be paid by 1 November 2022. Interested and eligible candidates could apply for a total of 92 APPSC Group 1 vacancies

The candidates can download APPSC Group 1 notification 2022 PDF by visiting the official website of APPSC or through the direct link that has been updated here. The notification consists of all the information that is needed to be known to the candidate. APPSC Group 1 selection process consists of a three-stage exam process, Prelims, Mains, and Interview. TSPSC has also notified APPSC Group 1 exam date 2022 for Prelims which is on 18 December 2022 while the Mains is scheduled for March 2023.

APPSC Group 1 Notification consists of all the important details regarding the exam such as exam date for Prelims and Mains, vacancy, apply online link, application fee, eligibility, syllabus, pattern, salary, and selection process. You can download the APPSC Group 1 notification 2022 PDF by clicking on the link given below.

APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 PDF (Download Link)

APPSC Group 1 Latest Updates 2022

APPSC Group 1 notification 2022 has been released for various posts such as Deputy Collector, Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat -2), and other distinguished posts in Andhra Pradesh state. APPSC will fulfill a total number of 92 vacancies out of which 2 vacancy is for CF and 90 are fresh vacancies. Commission has also released the APPSC Group 1 exam date i.e. 18 December 2022. 

Latest Update:

13 October 2022: APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 was released along with the application form. 

What is a Full Form of APPSC Group 1 ?

APPSC Group 1 is a state competitive exam conducted by APPSC to recruit eligible candidates for civil servants posts in the state administration of Andhra Pradesh. The selection process of APPSC Group 1 includes prelims, mains, and interviews.

APPSC Group 1: Overview

APPSC Group 1 Exam Particulars

Details

Exam Name

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Group 1

Conducting Body

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)

Exam Stages

Prelims, Mains, and Interview Process

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Eligibility Criteria

Graduate

Language of the exam

English & Telgu

Official Website

https://appsc.gov.in/

APPSC Group 1 Exam Date 2022

APPSC Group 1 exam date 2022 has been disclosed by APPSC. We have mention all the dates in the below-given table. APPSC Group 1 exam date holds utmost importance for every aspirant as it helps them in planning their preparation efficiently and makes a strategy to crack the exam.

APPSC Group 1 Exam Events 

APPSC Group 1 Exam Dates 2022

APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 release date

13 October 2022

APPSC Group 1 Application Form begins on

13 October 2022

Last Date for Receipt of Fee Online in the Bank

1 November 2022

APPSC Group 1 Application Form Last Date

2 November 2022

APPSC Group 1 Admit Card releases date

To be Notified

APPSC Group 1 Exam Date

18 December 2022

APPSC Group 1 Answer Key

To be Notified

Last date to view APPSC Group 1 answer key

To be Notified

Date to Raise Objection Against Prelims Answer Key

To be Notified

Prelims result releases on

To be Notified

Mains exam date

March 2023

APPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022

APPSC has released 92 vacancies to recruit civil servants in the state administration of Andhra Pradesh. Out of 92 vacancies 2 vacancies are alloted for the post of Deputy Registrar in A.P. Cooperative Service and Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit Service. Below you can check out APPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022 distribution in detail. 

APPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022

Post Code No

Name of the Post

No. of vacancies 

1

Deputy Collectors in A.P. Civil Service (Executive Branch).

10

2

Assistant Commissioner of State Tax in A.P. State Tax Service.

12

3

Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil) Cat-2 in A.P. Police Service.

13

4

Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) in A.P. Jail Service.

10

5

Divisional /District Fire Officers in State Disaster Response & Fire Services .

02

6

Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts Service. 

02

7

Regional Transport Officer

08

8

Assistant Prohibition and Excise Superintendent

02

9

Mandal Parishad Development Officer

07

10

District Registrars in A.P. Registration and Stamps Service.

03

11

District Tribal Welfare Officer in A.P. Tribal Welfare Service.

01

12

District B.C. Welfare Officer in A.P. B.C. Welfare Service.

02

13

Municipal Commissioner Grade-II in A.P. Municipal Administration Services.

06

14

Administrative Officer / Lay Secretary & Treasurer Grade.II in A.P. Medical and Health (Administration) Service

18

15

Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit Service.

04

Total

90

APPSC Group 1 Application Form 2022

APPSC Group 1 application form 2022 has been released on 13 October 2022 and is valid till 2 November 2022. It is released along with APPSC Group 1 notification on the website. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam register themselves to appear for APPSC Group 1 exam. Below you can find out the steps to apply online for APPSC Group 1 application form 2022: 

APPSC Group 1 Application Form 2022

How to apply online for the APPSC Group 1 2022?

Follow the steps mentioned below on how to apply online for APPSC Group 1 application form.

  • Go to the official website of APPSC.
  • A direct link to the ‘Registration Form’ will display.
  • After the registration, you will get an Application Number. 
  • Then, log in to APPSC Group 1 using the assigned details to proceed with the application process.
  • Upload scanned copies of your passport-size photograph’ and ‘signature’ in the prescribed file size, dimensions, and file format (preferably JPG/JPEG format).
  • In the payment gateway, pay the requisite application fee online or offline mode.
  • After a successful payment, you will receive a confirmation message to your registered email address and mobile number.
  • Take out at least 2-3 printouts of the confirmation page and keep it safe for future reference.

APPSC Group 1 Application Fees

The category-wise application fee for the APPSC Group 1 exam has been provided below.

Category

Application Fee

Examination Fee

SC, ST, BC & Ex-Servicemen

Rs. 250

Exempted

Families having Household Supply White Card issued by Civil Supplies Department

Rs. 250

Exempted

Unemployed youth

Rs 250

Exempted

General

Rs. 250

Rs 120

  • The application fee will be accepted via Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/ Debit card. 
  • The application fee can also be paid through the online net banking facility of the SBI, State Bank of India.

APPSC Group 1 Eligibility criteria

The candidates applying for APPSC Group 1 eligibility criteria exam must ensure that they match all the eligibility criteria as stated in APPSC Group 1 notification PDF. APPSC Group 1 eligibility 2022 consists of the fulfillment of age limit, educational qualification, and physical criteria. 

APPSC Group 1 Age Limit 2022

To apply for the APPSC Group 1 exam, you need a minimum and maximum age limit for different posts. As detailed below, age limit and age relaxation in the upper age limit are available in some categories.

Age Limit for APPSC Group 1

APPSC Group 1 Posts

Minimum Age Limit (in years) 

Maximum Age Limit (in years) 

Deputy Collector, Assistant Commissioner, Assistant Treasury Officer, Regional Transport Officer, Mandal Parishad Development Officer, District Registrar, District Employment Officer, Deputy Registrar, District Tribal Welfare Officer, District Social Welfare Officer, District BC Welfare Officer, District Panchayat Officer, Municipal Commissioner, Administrative Officer Assistant Audit Officer

18

42

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Civil)

21


28

Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men)

18

District Fire Officer

21


26

Assistant Prohibition and Excise Superintendent

18

APPSC Group 1 Age Relaxations

Category

Age Relaxation

SC, ST, BC, Andhra Pradesh State Government Employees

5 years

PH

10 years

Ex-servicemen, NCC, and Retrenches employees

Maximum 3 years or equivalent to years under service

APPSC Group 1 Educational Qualification

The Educational Qualification for APPSC Group 1 states that the candidates applying for APPSC Group 1 must have a graduation degree from a govt. recognized university. The educational qualification is different for each post. 

APPSC Group 1 Educational Qualification

Post

Educational Qualification

Deputy Collector, Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Deputy Superintendent of Jails, Regional Transport Officer, Assistant Prohibition and Excise Superintendent, Mandal Parishad Development Officer, District Registrar, District Employment Officer, Deputy Registrar, District Tribal Welfare Officer, District BC Welfare Officer, District Panchayat Officer, Municipal Commissioner Grade II, Administrative Officer / Lay Secretary-Treasurer, District Social Welfare Officer

Bachelor’s degree from a registered university in India.

District Fire Officer

Graduation degree in engineering (fire) from a registered university in India.

Assistant Treasury Officer

Graduation degree in Commerce, Economics, or Maths from a registered university in India.

APPSC Group 1 Physical Requirements

The candidates who qualify for APPSC Group 1 prelims and mains exam shall be called to appear for the physical efficiency test. APPSC has set certain physical requirements for the APPSC Group 1 candidates, such as height, weight, chest measurements, etc.. Detailed APPSC Group 1 physical requirements are mentioned in the tables below.

The physical standards set by the Commission have been updated in the following table.

APPSC Group 1 Physical Requirements 

Post Name

Category

Height

Chest

Chest Expansion 

Weight

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Civil)

Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men)

District Fire Officer

ST

164 cm

83.8 cm

5 cm

-

Others 

167.6 cm

86.3 cm

5 cm

-

Deputy Superintendent of Police

Women 

152.5 cm

86.3 cm

5 cm

45.5 kg

Assistant Prohibition and Excise Superintendent

All

165 cm

86 cm

5 cm

-

APPSC Group 1 Selection Process

The candidates willing to work in APPSC Group 1 posts shall undergo the APPSC Group 1 selection process, which is based on the following three stages: 

  • Prelims Exam: This stage is used remove non-serious aspirants.
  • Mains Exam: Final merit is based on this stage.
  • Interview: It checks the thorough knowledge of the candidates of their expertise subject.

APPSC Group 1 Syllabus

APPSC Group 1 syllabus is notified along with the official notification on the website. APPSC Group 1 syllabus PDF includes the syllabus for the Prelims Exam and Mains examination. To prepare for the exam, you must have a thorough knowledge of APPSC Group 1 syllabus 2022

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Syllabus

APPSC Group 1 prelims syllabus include two paper i.e., General Studies and General Aptitude. Both papers consist of 120 questions of 120 marks in objective type.

Paper Name

Parts

Paper 1

History and Culture: Indus Valley civilization, The Kanauj, Delhi Sultanate, European trading companies, Indian war of Independence, Mahatma Gandhi


Indian Constitution and Polity: Functions and responsibilities, Constitutional authorities, Effect of liberalization Rights, India’s foreign policy


India and Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning: Indian Economy, National income, Indian agriculture, Financial Institutions, Andhra Pradesh economy


Geography: Physical geography, Social, Economical

Paper 2

Mental Ability: Reasoning, Number series, Algebra, Area and perimeter, Data interpretation, Emotional intelligence, Social intelligence, Central Tendencies


Science and Technology: Information and communication, Space technology, Energy requirement, Environmental science, and Current affairs

APPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus

APPSC Group 1 mains syllabus consists of seven papers, English, Telugu, Paper I, Paper II, Paper III, Paper IV, and Paper V. Below we have given important topics of all seven papers.

APPSC Group 1 Main Exam Syllabus

Paper Name

Parts

Paper in Telugu

Essay, Elaboration of a thought, Letter writing, Precis writing, Comprehension, Formal speech, Prepare statements, Public speech, Debate writing, Application writing, Dialogue writing, Translation, and Grammar

Paper in English

Essay, Letter writing, Press release, Report writing, Writing as per visual information, Formal speech, Precis writing, Reading comprehension, Grammar, and Translation

General Essay

Current affairs, Socio-political issues, Socio-economic issues, Cultural or historical aspects, and Civic Awareness

History, Culture, and Geography

Prehistoric culture, The Pallavas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Mughal Empire, British Rule, Indian nationalism, History of Andhra Pradesh, Nationalist movement, Physical features of India, Economic geography, Social Geography, and Flora and fauna

Polity, Constitution, Law, and Governance

Indian polity and constitution, Public administration and governance, Ethics in Public service, Basic knowledge of laws in India

Economy and Development

Major challenges in the Indian economy, Resource mobilization in India and Andhra Pradesh, Government budgeting, Inclusive growth, Agricultural development, Industrial development, and Infrastructure

Science and Technology

Integration of science for a better human life, Information and communication, Indian space programs, Indian energy needs, Development and its effect on nature, Environmental pollution, Biotechnology, and nanotechnology, Human diseases

APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern

APPSC Group 1 exam pattern is released by the APPSC along with the official notification. APPSC Group 1exam pattern 2022 includes the paper pattern for Prelims and mains exam. The complete details are mentioned below.

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Pattern 

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Pattern

Part

Number of questions

Marks

History and Culture

30

30

Indian Constitution and polity

30

30

India and Andhra Pradesh economy and planning

30

30

Geography

30

30

Mental ability

60

60

Science and technology

30

30

Current events

30

30

  • APPSC Group 1 screening exam is divided into two papers. Each paper consists of 120 questions.
  • All questions in the screening test are multiple-choice based.
  • The candidates will get 120 minutes to solve each paper.
  • A negative marking of one-third of marks has been made.

APPSC Group 1 Main Exam Pattern 

APPSC Group 1 Main Exam Pattern

Paper

Number of Marks

Time

Paper in Telugu

150

180 minutes

Paper in English

150

180 minutes

General Essay

150

180 minutes

History, Culture, and Geography

150

180 minutes

Polity, Constitution, law, and governance

150

180 minutes

Economy and development

150

180 minutes

Science and technology

150

180 minutes

  • APPSC Group 1 main exam has seven papers. The first two, Paper in English and Telugu, qualify in nature. 
  • The candidates will get 3 hours to attempt each paper.
  • There is no negative marking in the main exam. 

APPSC Group 1 Answer Key

APPSC Group 1 answer key will be available on the official website of APPSC. The candidates who will appear for the written exam can download APPSC Group 1 answer key PDF from the direct link that will be available here. Further, candidates can also raise an objection in case they have a query.

APPSC Group 1 Result 2022

After the announcement of APPSC Group 1 answer key, APPSC will release APPSC Group 1 result 2022. Aspirants who will attain the cut-off marks in the prelims, and mains, will be able to appear for the next stage of the selection process.

How to Prepare for APPSC Group 1 Exam

To prepare for APPSC Group 1 exam 2022, candidates must schedule a study plan as per the syllabus and time left accordingly, Begin your APPSC Group 1 preparation and utilize the preparation material mentioned below:

  • Candidates must solve APPSC Group 1 previous year question papers for a better understanding of the exam pattern. 
  • Practice the free APPSC Group 1 test series to define the usability and gain insights into gaps in your exam preparation.APPSC Group 1 test series was designed after examining the exam pattern and covered the whole esyllabus. Solving multiple test series provides better retention and better score in the exam.
  • Ensure that you use best APPSC Group 1 study material for excellent preparation.

APPSC Group 1 FAQs

  •  APPSC Group 1  is a state-level exam conducted by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission every year to recruit Group 1 officers for various posts such as Deputy Collector, Assistant Commissioner, and Deputy Superintendent of Police through competitive exams. APPSC Group 2 selection is made through prelims and the mains exam.

  •  APPSC Group 1 syllabus has not been released by Andhra Pradesh public Service Commission yet. As per last year's syllabus of  APPSC Group 1 is divided into prelims and mains. In  APPSC Group 1 prelims, there are two papers, whereas the main exam includes seven papers.   

  • APPSC Group 1 notification 2022 release date is 13 October 2022 on its official website. Candidates must download APPSC Group 1 notification pdf to know about important information such as eligibility, dates, application, pattern, syllabus, marking scheme, and other important information. For your convenience, we have provided you with the direct link to download  APPSC Group 1 notification pdf below: 

    APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 PDF Download Link

  • APPSC Group 1 exam date 2022 for prelims is on 18 December 2022. The commission shall hold the Preliminary exam on the given date in various exam centres of Telangana. Candidates will further be able to download the admit card few days before the exam date.Whereas, mains exam is scheduled for March 2023.

  • APPSC Group 1 online form last date is 2 November 2022. In addition to this, the last date to make corrections in the application form is up to 1 November. Thus, candidates must make sure that they have applied for APPSC Group 1 exam before the last date.

  • APPSC decides  APPSC Group 1 eligibility which is specified in the notification. Aspirants must fulfill the age limit, qualification, and nationality to grab the various posts of Group 3 officers. Candidates must also note that each post has different educational qualifications and age limits.

  • To apply online for APPSC Group 1 you would be required to visit the official website of APPSC. 

    • Click on the registration tab that appears on the homepage of the official website. 
    • Register yourself and then complete the application form. 
    • Upload all the documents as per guidelines. 
    • Pay the application fee and take a printout of  APPSC Group 1application form.
  • APPSC releases the APPSC Group 1 on its website. APPSC Group result is released in two different stages, i.e., firstly, for the prelims exam and then for an mains, which is also a final merit list.

  • APPSC Group 1 admit card will release before 2-3 weeks of the exam. Once the admit card is released, the candidates need to download the call letter from APPSC official website to appear for the exam. They must check that all the details mentioned inAPPSC Group 1 admit card are correct or not.

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