APPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 Exam

APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022.

APPSC Group 1 Exam Date 2022: APPSC Group 1 is one of the prestigious competitive exams of Andhra Pradesh that is conducted by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) to recruit civil servants in the state administration of Andhra Pradesh. The APPSC Group 1 is somewhat similar to the UPSC Civil Service exam. The Group 1 posts provide ample opportunities for the candidates to serve society at large and to work for the welfare of the people. The APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam is to be held on 18th December 2022 for which hall ticket to be released by 1st week of December 2022. 

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has made an announcement for 92 Group 1 Vacancies to be filled through APPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022. Check the important points of APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022 in the table.

APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022- Overview
Conducting BodyAndhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
Exam NameAPPSC Group 1 Exam 2022
Exam LevelState Level (Andhra Pradesh)
Vacancy92
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
CategoryGovt Jobs
APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Date18th December 2022
Exam StagesThree ( Prelims, Mains and Interview )
LanguageEnglish and Telugu
Exam PurposeTo recruit the candidates for the executive and non-executive posts
Test CitiesTest centres across the Andhra Pradesh
Official Websitehttps://psc.ap.gov.in

APPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 Exam Date.

The exam dates of APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022 have been announced with APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022. The dates of the APPSC Group 1 exam as announced by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission have been updated here. 

APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 
APPSC Group 1 EventsImportant Dates
APPSC Group 1 202201st October 2022
APPSC Group 1 application13th October 2022
APPSC Group 1 application closes02nd November 2022
Last Date for Payment of Fees01st November 2022 (11:59 pm)
APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 20221st week of December 2022
APPSC Group 1 prelims exam18th December 2022
APPSC Group 1 prelims resultTo be notified
APPSC Group 1 main examMarch 2023
APPSC Group 1 main exam resultTo be notified
APPSC Group 1 InterviewTo be notified
APPSC Group 1 Result 2022To be notified
APPSC GROUP RECRUITMENT

APPSC Group 1 2022 – Important Dates.

  1. The Preliminary Exam (Objective type ) is tentatively to be held on – 18th December 2022
  2. The Written Examination (Mains) (descriptive) is tentatively scheduled to be held
    in the – 2nd half of March 2023

List of APPSC Group 1 Vacancy

The total list of vacancies has not been released yet for the year 2022. The details will soon be available on the official website. The details for last year’s vacancies under APPSC Group 1 are as follows:

Name Of The PostTotal No. Of Post (Last Year)
Deputy Collectors in A.P. Civil Service (Executive Branch)30
Assistant Commissioner of State Tax in Andhra Pradesh State Tax Services05
Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil) Cat-2 in A.P. Police Service.24
Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) in A.P. Jail Service01
District Fire Officers in A.P. Fire Service01
Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts Service13
Regional Transport Officers in A.P. Transport Service05
Assistant Prohibition & Excise Superintendent in A.P. Excise Service10
Mandal Parishad Development Officer in A.P. Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service36
Total125

APPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022 – Educational Qualification.

S.No.Name Of The PostEducational Qualifications
1.Deputy Collectors in A.P. Civil Service (Executive Branch)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.
2.Assistant Commissioner of State Tax in A.P. State Tax ServiceMust 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
3.Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil) Cat-2 in A.P. Police ServiceMust hold a bachelor’s Degree from 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
4.Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) in A.P. Jail ServiceMust possess a Degree from a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, or State Act, or other recognized equivalent qualifications.
5.Divisional/ District Fire Officers in State Disaster Response & Fire ServicesA Degree of Engineering (Fire) of any University recognized by the University Grants Commission or any other equivalent qualifications
6.Asst. Treasury Officer/ Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts ServiceMust possess a Degree from any recognized University in India established by Act of any State Government or incorporated by or under a Central Act, or State Act, or any other equivalent qualifications
7.Regional Transport Officers in A.P. Transport ServiceMust possess a Degree from a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or any other equivalent qualification.
8.Mandal Parishad Development Officer in A.P. Panchayat Raj and Rural Development ServiceMust 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.
9.District Registrars in A.P. Registration and Stamps ServiceMust hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a Recognized University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provincial Act or State Act, or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or any other equivalent qualification.
10.District Tribal Welfare Officer in A.P. Tribal Welfare ServiceMust possess a Bachelor’s Degree from 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.District B.C. Welfare Officer in A.P. B.C. Welfare ServiceMust possess a Bachelor’s Degree from 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.Municipal Commissioner Grade-II in A.P. Municipal Administration ServicesMust possess a Bachelor’s Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provisional Act, State Act, or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission
13.Administrative Officer/ Lay Secretary & Treasurer Grade.II in A.P. Medical and Health (Administration) ServiceMust possess a bachelor’s Degree from any University in India established or Incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provincial Act, or State Act or the institutions recognized by University Grants Commission or an equivalent qualification.
14.Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit ServiceMust possess a Degree from a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or any other equivalent qualification.
15.Deputy Registrar in A.P. Cooperative ServiceMust hold a Degree from a University in India established or Incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or any other equivalent qualification.
16.Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit ServiceMust possess a Degree from a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or any other equivalent qualification.

APPSC Group 1 Age Limit

S.No.Name Of The PostAge Limit
1.Deputy Collectors in A.P. Civil Service (Executive Branch)18 to 42 Years
2.Assistant Commissioner of State Tax in A.P. State Tax Service18 to 42 Years
3.Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil) Cat-2 in A.P. Police Service21 to 30 Years
4.Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) in A.P. Jail Service18 to 30 Years
5.Divisional /District Fire Officers in State Disaster Response & Fire Services21 to 28 Years
6.Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts Service18 to 42 Years
7.Regional Transport Officers in A.P. Transport Service
8.Mandal Parishad Development Officer in A.P. Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service
9.District Registrars in A.P. Registration and Stamps Service
10.District Tribal Welfare Officer in A.P. Tribal Welfare Service
11.District B.C. Welfare Officer in A.P. B.C. Welfare Service
12.Municipal Commissioner Grade-II in A.P. Municipal Administration Services
13.Administrative Officer/ Lay Secretary & Treasurer Grade.II in A.P. Medical and Health (Administration) Service
14.Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit Service
15.Deputy Registrar in A.P. Cooperative Service
16.Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit Service

APPSC Group 1 Salary

S.No.Name Of The PostSalary
1.Deputy Collectors in A.P. Civil Service (Executive Branch)Rs. 61,960 – 1,51,370/-
2.Assistant Commissioner of State Tax in A.P. State Tax ServiceRs. 61,960 – 1,51,370/-
3.Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil) Cat-2 in A.P. Police ServiceRs. 61,960 – 1,51,370/-
4.Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) in A.P. Jail ServiceRs. 57,100 – 1,47,760/-
5.Divisional/ District Fire Officers in State Disaster Response & Fire ServicesRs. 57,100 – 1,47,760/-
6.Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts ServiceRs. 54,060 – 1,40,540/-
7.Regional Transport Officers in A.P. Transport ServiceRs. 57,100 – 1,47,760/-
8.Mandal Parishad Development Officer in A.P. Panchayat Raj and Rural Development ServiceRs. 54,060 – 1,40,540/-
9.District Registrars in A.P. Registration and Stamps ServiceRs. 57,100 – 1,47,760/-
10.District Tribal Welfare Officer in A.P. Tribal Welfare ServiceRs. 57,100 – 1,47,760/-
11.District B.C. Welfare Officer in A.P. B.C. Welfare ServiceRs. 57,100 – 1,47,760/-
12.Municipal Commissioner Grade-II in A.P. Municipal Administration ServicesRs. 54,060 – 1,40,540/-
13.Administrative Officer/ Lay Secretary & Treasurer Grade.II in A.P. Medical and Health (Administration) ServiceRs. 54,060 – 1,40,540/-
14.Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit ServiceRs. 54,060 – 1,40,540/-
15.Deputy Registrar in A.P. Cooperative ServiceRs. 57,100 – 1,47,760/-
16.Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit ServiceRs. 54,060 – 1,40,540/-

APPSC Group 1 Educational Qualification

Candidates can check the APPSC Group 1 eligibility criteria in the subsequent subheading. The basic requirement is the candidates must be the citizen of India and the other criteria are given below.

The candidates must be a graduate of the any recognized university in India. There are some posts that require additional qualifications. Check the special educational qualifications as mentioned below.

Post NameEducational Qualification
District Fire Officers in A.P. Fire Service.Degree in Engineering (Fire) of any University recognised by the University Grants Commission or any other equivalent qualifications. Provided that if no candidates with B.E (Fire) qualifications are available, candidates with the Degree in any discipline will be considered.
Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts ServiceA degree in Commerce or Economics or Mathematics of a University Recognised by the UGC with at least a 2nd class in the subject, or A Chartered Accountants of the United Kingdom or India or an incorporated Accountant (London).
District Social Welfare Officer in A.P. Social Welfare ServiceMust possess a bachelor’s Degree of any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or provincial Act or an institution recognised by the University Grants Commission. Provided that preference shall be given to persons possessing a degree in Sociology or Social work.

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam And Group 1 Mains Exam

The prelims exam is a screening exam conducted offline all over Andhra Pradesh. It serves the purpose by clearing the non-serious candidates of the APPSC Group 1 exam. The APPSC Group 1 Prelim admit card is generally issued seven-eight days before the exam. The prelims exam is only qualifying in nature and the marks will not be included in the final merit list of APPSC Group 1. Check the detailed exam pattern of the APPSC Group 1 exam in the table.

PaperNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
Paper 1 
A.History and Culture. 
B. Constitution polity, Social Justice and International relations. 
C. Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning. 
D. Geography
120120120 Minutes
Paper 2 
A. General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities. 
B. (i) Science and Technologies. (ii) Current events of Regional, National and International importance
120 120

120 Minutes

Those candidates who qualify for the prelims exam, have to qualify the APPSC Group 1 main exam to complete the examination process. The Main exam is a conventional offline mode exam. The marks of the main exam will be included in the merit list of APPSC Group 1. There are seven conventional written type question papers in the main exam. The English and Telugu papers are qualifying in nature, their marks will not be included in the merit list. The rest of the five papers are in General Studies, marks of these papers will be included in the final list. Check the detailed exam pattern if APPSC Group 1 mains exam.

PaperDurationMarks
Paper in Telugu180 Minutes150
Paper in English180 Minutes150
Paper 1 General Essay – on contemporary themes and issues of regional, national and international importance.180 Minutes150
Paper 2 History and Cultural and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh180 Minutes150
Paper 3 Polity, constitution, Governance, Law and Ethics180 Minutes150
Paper 4 Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh180 Minutes150
Paper 5 Science, Technology and Environmental Issues180 Minutes150
Total Marks
 750

NOTE : APPSC conducts the APPSC Group 1 exam to recruit officers in the provincial civil services. There are three stages in the APPSC Group 1 exam.

➤ Prelims Exam: This stage is used to weed out non-serious candidates.

➤ Mains Exam: It is the merit-deciding round.

➤ Interview: It checks the thorough knowledge of the candidates of their expertise subject.

APPSC Group 1 Exam Centers & Interview

The APSCC Group 1 Preliminary Examination (Screening Test) is taking place in these places. If there is any change in this year notification, we will update it here.

SrikakulamVisakhapatnamNellore
VijayawadaKurnoolAnantapur
OngoleTirupathiGuntur
KadapaKakinadaEluru
Vizianagaram

Note: The applicant have to choose any three test center from above given centers.

Those who qualify the main exam have to appear for the next round which is the Interview. APPSC Group 1 interview at the commission’s office in Vijayawada. The candidate needs to carry all the original documents namely

➤ Educational Qualification

➤ Date of Birth

➤ Category certificates issued by the competent authority

➤ Age Relaxation Claimed

➤ Professional Experience

FAQ’s

1. Is APPSC Group 1 notification 2022 released?

Yes, APPSC Group 1 notification has been released for 92 Group 1 vacancies.

2. What is the exam date for APPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022?

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam is to be held on 18th December 2022 as mentioned in the notification.

How can I apply for APPSC 2022?

Steps to Apply for APPSC Group 2 Recruitment 2022 Visit the official website of APPSC at https://psc.ap.gov.in. Click on the “Direct Recruitment”>> “New Notification” link. Click on “New Registration” and fill in the details as required. Click on “New Registration” and fill in the details as required.

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