APPSC Group 1 Exam 2019 - Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has conduct APPSC Group 1 screening test on May 26, 2019. APPSC Group 1 2019 admit card was released earlier in May 2019. To download the admit card candidates will have to enter user id and mobile number. APPSC Group 1 provisional answer key has been released by the authority. Candidates who will secure the minimum passing marks will be declared qualified to appear for the mains exam.
APPSC Group 1 2019 mains exam will be announced by the commission soon. Final selection of candidates will be based on two successive stages including written exam and oral test (interview). The total number of fresh 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.
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
APPSC Group 1 prelims exam date
May 26, 2019
Result of Prelims exam
Admit card of mains
APPSC Group 1 Mains exam dates
To be announced
Result of mains
Hall ticket of oral test
Conduct of oral test
The hall ticket of APPSC will be available in online mode. Candidates who have successfully registered for the exam can download APPSC Group 1 hall ticket for the preliminary exam. 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 will qualify the screening test will be issued admit card mains exam.
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 given on official website of Authority. Candidates can raise the objection from May 28 to June 10 (5 pm). The commission will then get those answer rechecked by the experts and release the final answer key.
The result of APPSC Group 1 for screening test will be released in June 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.
The cutoff of APPSC Group 1 is announced for 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.
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
General Studies & Aptitude and Mental Ability Test
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.
20th Century History of India (History and Cultural Heritage)
Social History of Andhra Pradesh
India & Indian Economy Planning
Land Reforms and social changes in Andhra Pradesh after Independence
Andhra Pradesh Economy present status and its strengths and weaknesses
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
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
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.
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.
The steps to fill APPSC Group 1 application is explained below.
APPSC Group 1 Application Form - One Time Profile Registration (OTPR)
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 online application form.
Candidates could take the printout of the submitted online application form for future use.
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