APPSC Group 4 2019 – Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) is expected to release the notification for APPSC Group (4) 2019 recruitment examination in the month of April 2019. The Commission will release the application form along with the notification. The authority will conduct prelims to select candidates for mains exam. However, the prelims exam will be held only if the number of candidates who registers for the exam exceeds 25,000. APPSC Group (4) 2019 is conducted to recruit candidates for Junior Accountants in Treasures and Accounts Subordinate Service and Junior Assistants in APMS under general recruitment for Group 4 service. 

APPSC Group 4 Exam 2019

APPSC Group (4) 2019 - Overview

Name of exam

APPSC Group 4 Recruitment Exam

Conducting authority

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission

Mode of exam


Exam type

Objective Type Questions

Name of post

Junior Accountants in Treasures and Accounts Subordinate Service and Junior Assistants in APMS

APPSC Group 4 Exam Dates 2019

The dates of APPSC Group 4 examination have been given in the table below.



Notification to be released on

April 2019

Application form to start from

April 2019

Last date of submitting application form

May 2019

APPSC Group 4 hall ticket

June 2019

APPSC Group (4) 2019 exam date

July 2019

Availability of answer Key

August 2019

Declaration of APPSC Group 4 result

October 2019

APPSC Group 4 Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria of the examination has been provided below for the convenience of candidates.

Nationality: Candidates must be citizens of India

Age Limit: Candidates between 18 and 42 years of age are eligible to apply for the recruitment exam

Educational Qualification

  • For all posts except Junior Accountants: Candidates should have passed Class 12

  • For Junior Accountants post: Candidates must have passed in Class 12 and have graduation in BCA/B.Sc/B.Com/BA(Computer Science)/B.Tech/BE with Computer Science or Information Technology.

APPSC Group 4 Application Form 2019

APPSC will release the application form of APPSC Group 4 in the online mode. The conducting authority is likely to release the application form in the month of April 2019.  Before filling the application form, candidates must ensure that they are eligible to appear for the examination. Having made sure, candidates can proceed to fill the application form. After filling the form, candidates must pay the application fee of Rs. 250. However, SC, ST, OBC and PWD candidates and ex-servicemen are exempted from paying the application fee.

APPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern 2019

As per the exam pattern, APPSC Group (4) 2019 exam will be held offline. The exam consists of two papers – Paper 1 and 2. Paper 1 will contain questions from General Studies while Paper 2 will comprise questions related to Secretarial Abilities of candidates. The exam will consist of only multiple choice questions. The complete APPSC Group 4 exam pattern has been provided in the table below.


Name of paper

Number of questions



Paper 1

General Studies



2.5 hours

Paper 2

Secretarial Abilities



2.5 hours






APPSC Group (4) 2019 – Marking scheme



Correct answer

1 marks

Negative marking

Not applicable

Unattempted questions

No marks

APPSC Group (4) 2019 exam consist of two papers – Paper 1 and 2. The standard of questions in the exam will be based on the posts candidates have selected during registration, i.e. Class 10 or 12. APPSC Group 4 syllabus for Class 10 have been given below.

Paper 1 – General Studies









Current Affairs

Paper 2 – Secretarial Abilities

Mental Ability (Verbal and non-verbal)

Logical Reasoning


Re-arrangement of sentences with a view to improving analysis of a passage

Numerical and Arithmetical abilities

APPSC Group 4 Hall Ticket 2019

The Commission will release the call letters of the written exam seven days prior to the conduct of the test. Only those candidates who have successfully applied for APPSC Group (4) 2019 will be issued the hall ticket for the exam. The exam will be held in three stages, Screening test, Mains and Interview and hall ticket will be provided separately for each stage of the recruitment examination. In case of discrepancies in the admit card, candidates must inform the same to the conducting authority get it rectified immediately.

APPSC Group 4 Answer Key 2019

Andhra Pradesh PSC will publish the answer key of APPSC Group 4 exam in the online mode. The answer key will be released in two phases – provisional and final. First, the Commission will release the provisional answer key. APPSC will also provide a link to raise objection along with the provisional answer key. After receiving representations regarding incorrect answers, subject matter experts will scrutinise the objections. If any objections are found to be valid, the Commission will make the necessary changes in the final answer key. With the help of APPSC Group 4 answer key, candidates can calculate their probable score in the examination.

APPSC Group 4 Result 2019

The Commission announces the result of APPSC Group 4 exam after each stage of the exam. The result will be declared separately for the two stages of the exam – prelims and mains. However, the conducting authority will conduct prelims exam if the number of candidates applying for the examination exceeds 25,000. APPSC Group 4 result 2019 will be released online as a pdf file containg the roll numbers of candidates who have qualified the exam stage. Based on the result of the previous stage, candidates will be selected for the next stage of the exam stage.

APPSC Group 4 Cut off 2019

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) determines the cut off for each stage of the recruitment exam. The Commission will  release the cut off of each stage of the exam in the online mode. The conducting authority will prepare the cutoff for prelims and mains. Candidates have to secure the minimum cut off determined by the Commission or more to be selected for subsequent exam stages. The cut off will be prepared in two stages – prelims and final. Candidates obtaining equal or more than prelims cut off will be shortlisted for mains while candidates securing more than or equal to the final cut off will be recruited for posts available under APPSC Group 4 examination.

APPSC Group 4 Updates and Articles

Questions related to APPSC Group 4

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is 2020 ap group 4 qualification changed from intermediate to degree?

Harshita Gupta 30th Nov, 2019
The criteria is intermediate qualification, not degree.
  • For group 4, the criteria for eligibility is that you should have completed intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent qualification from the A.P. state board.
  • The age should be between 18 to 36 years old. Relaxation would be given as per the rules for reserved candidates.
  • Selection for group 4 will be based on written examination and document verification.
For more details you can check their official website.
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