APPSC Group 1 Exam 2019 - Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has revised APPSC Group I mains exam dates. As per the latest notice, APPSC Group 1 mains exam will be held on February 4, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14 & 16, 2020 paper-wise. The result of APPSC Group 1 2019 prelims exam was declared on November 1. Candidates will be able to download their mains APPSC Group 1 admit card in January 2020. To download the admit card of APPSC Group 1 exam, candidates will have to enter the user id and mobile number. APPSC Group 1 exam 2019 screening test was held on May 26, 2019. APPSC Group 1 provisional answer key was released by the authority. Candidates who have secured the minimum cutoff marks are declared qualified to appear for the mains exam.

APPSC Group 1 Exam 2019

Final selection of candidates for APPSC Group 1 exam will be based on two successive stages including a written exam and oral test (interview). The total number of vacancies announced by APPSC is 125 whereas 44 vacancies have been carried forward this year. APPSC Group 1 2019 exam is conducted for the recruitment of candidates to Group 1 services in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

APPSC Group 1 Exam Dates 2019

Candidates can check APPSC Group 1 exam table from the table given below.



APPSC Group 1 notification

December 31, 2018

APPSC Group 1 Application form

January 7 to 28, 2019

Last date to pay fee

January 27, 2019 (11:59 pm)

Release of Admit card of Prelims

May 17, 2019

APPSC Group 1 prelims exam date

May 26, 2019

Result of Prelims exam

November 1, 2019

Admit card of mains

January 2020

APPSC Group 1 Mains exam dates

February 4, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14 & 16, 2020

Result of mains

To be announced

Hall ticket of oral test

To be announced

Conduct of oral test

To be announced

Final result

To be announced

APPSC Group 1 Result 2019

The result of APPSC Group 1 for screening test will be released in July 2019. Candidates will be able to check APPSC Group 1 result either by downloading the result pdf or by entering login credentials - user id and mobile number. Selected candidates in the preliminary exam will be shortlisted for mains. Based on the marks obtained by candidates in the mains exam, the shortlisting for the oral test will be done.

APPSC Group 1 Cutoff 2019

The cutoff of APPSC Group 1 is announced for the preliminary exam, mains exam and final selection. APPSC Group 1 cutoff will be available along with the declaration of result. Candidates will have to secure overall cutoff as minimum qualifying cutoff to be eligibile for next round of selection process.

APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 2019

The hall ticket of APPSC will be available in online mode. To download the admit card, candidates will have to enter the user id and mobile number. Candidates must ensure that all the details specified in APPSC Group 1 hall ticket are correct. Those candidates who have qualified the screening test will be issued admit card mains exam.

APPSC Group 1 Answer Key 2019

The exam conducting authority APPSC has released the provisional answer key of APPSC Group 1 for the screening test after the exam. Candidates will be able to check all the answers asked in the examination. In case of any discrepancy in the APPSC answer key, candidates are supposed to raise objections against the wrong answer key as per prescribed format is given on the official website of Authority. Candidates can raise the objection from May 28 to June 10 (5 pm). The commission will then get those answers rechecked by the experts and release the final answer key.

APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2019

The preliminary exam includes one section (objective type), the main examination includes five papers (descriptive type) and Oral test in the form of Interview. Candidates who cleared the APPSC group 2 preliminary exam 2018 will be called for the main written exam



No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

General Studies & Aptitude and Mental Ability Test

150 minutes




150 minutes

150 Questions

150 Marks

APPSC Group 1 Main Exam Exam Pattern

The Main exam will be conducted in offline mode (Conventional/Descriptive). There are totally five papers in the APPSC Group 1 main exam. Each wrong answer will be penalized with 1/3rd of the marks. Candidates who appeared in the APPSC group 2 main exam will be shortlisted for the oral test. The final selection will be based on the merit list prepared by combining the main exam and oral test marks.



Maximum Marks

General Paper

General English


Paper 1

General Essay


Paper 2

20th Century History of India (History and Cultural Heritage)

Social History of Andhra Pradesh

Indian Constitution


Paper 3

India & Indian Economy Planning

Land Reforms and social changes in Andhra Pradesh after Independence

Andhra Pradesh Economy present status and its strengths and weaknesses


Paper 4

The role and Impact of Science & Technology in the development of India

General awareness of the modern trends in life sciences.

Development and environmental problems


Paper 5

Data appreciation and Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Problem-solving

Data analysis and Interpretation of diagrammatic data

Logical Reasoning & Quantitative Aptitude and Passage Analysis



APPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria of APPSC Group 1 2019 has been prescribed by the conducting authority, Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission. Candidates who are between 18 to 42 years of age can apply for APPSC Group 1 exam. The educational qualification of APPSC Group 1 is Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University in India or recognized Institution by the UGC or an equivalent qualification. Candidates have to also meet the physical standards to apply for the exam.

APPSC Group 1 Application Form 2019

The application form was available in online mode. Candidates were able to fill APPSC Group 1 application form till from January 1 to February 7, 2019. First, candidates had to complete the ‘One Time Profile Registration’ to apply for the APPSC Group 1 services. The application form was paid both online and offline.

How to fill APPSC Group 1 Application Form 2019?

The steps to fill APPSC Group 1 application is explained below.

APPSC Group 1 Application Form - One Time Profile Registration (OTPR)

  1. Candidates first have to generate ‘One Time Profile Registration (OTPR)’
  2. Enter details like Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Email, Address, Educational Qualification etc.
  3. Upload the photograph and signature in the required format.
  4. A unique User ID was generated after the final submission of the OTPR form.

APPSC Group 1 Application Form - Online Application Form Process

  • To proceed further Click on the ‘Online Application Submission’ link for filling the Group 1 service exam.

  • Enter the ‘OTPR ID’ & ‘Password’ and press the ‘Go’ button on the web page.

APPSC Group 1 Application Form - Application Fee and Mode of Payment

  • Click on the ‘Proceed to Payment’ button to pay the application fee.

  • After the payment of application fee, candidates had to fill other details including personal details, qualification details, post preference, zone & district, and examination preference location.

  • Finally, candidates had to click on the ‘save’ button to generate the receipt of the online application form.

  • Candidates could take the printout of the submitted online application form for future use.

APPSC Group 1 Updates and Articles

Questions related to APPSC Group 1

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appsc group1 main exam cutoff marks . please tell me how to prepare for appsc group1

Vamsi Adda 11th Jan, 2020

Dear aspirant,

for appsc  group 1 exam which was conducted on november 2019 cutoff mark was 90. for mains exam dates are released they will be commenced on February 4, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14 & 16, 2020. u can check the below link for knowing how to prepare for mains exam:


will u give me information about APPSC group 1 exam?its papers and cut off marks for general category, when will be exam conducted ?

Shagufa Zareen Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

Here is the link where you can find all the necessary information regarding your query related to the APPSC Group 1 exam.


I hope this will solve your query even if you are a beginner and know nothing about it.

Good luck


sir can u provide detail decoding of appsc group 1 syllabus

manasa Student Expert 6th Oct, 2019

Hi Jyothi

Stage 1: Prelims (Objective Type)

Two Papers – 120 minutes each;

General Studies – 120 inquiries, 120 imprints

General Aptitude – 120 inquiries, 120 imprints

Stage 2: Mains (Descriptive Type)

Seven Papers – 150 imprints and 180 minutes each;

Telugu – Qualifying

English – Qualifying

Paper I – Merit Ranking

Paper II – Merit Ranking

Paper III – Merit Ranking

Paper IV – Merit Ranking

Paper V – Merit Ranking

Stage 3: Interview

75 imprints

Paper 1 – General Studies (Degree Standard)

Paper 2 – General Aptitude (Degree Standard)

History and Culture

Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations

Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning


General Mental and Psychological Abilities

Science and Technology

Recent developments of Regional, National and International significance

Prospectus of Merit Ranking Papers

Paper 1 – General Essay (Degree Standard)

Three Essays of around 800 words each

Paper 2 – History, Culture and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh (Degree Standard)

History and Culture of India

History and Culture of Andhra Pradesh

Geology: India

Geology: Andhra Pradesh

Paper 3 – Polity, Constitution, Governance, Law and Ethics (Degree Standard)

Indian Polity and Constitution

Open Administration and Governance

Morals in Public Service and Knowledge of Law (Civil, Criminal, Labor, Cyber, Tax Laws)

Paper 4 – Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh (Degree Standard)

Significant Challenges of Indian Economy

Asset Mobilization in Indian Economy

Asset Mobilization in Andhra Pradesh

Government Budgeting

Government Budgeting in Andhra Pradesh

Comprehensive Growth

Agrarian Development

Farming Development in Andhra Pradesh

Modern Development and Policy

Modern Policy of the AP Government

Foundation in India

Foundation Development in Andhra Pradesh

Paper 5 – Science and Technology (Degree Standard)


Current Affairs


Improvement v/s Nature

Space, vitality and so forth.

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