APPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern 2019
Updated on Nov 6, 2018 - 11:31 a.m. IST by Aklanta Chetia Wanniang

APPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern 2019 – Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) will release the exam pattern of APPSC Group 4 exam. The exam pattern will be provided along with the notification. APPSC Group 4 exam will be held in the form of written test. The exam will contain two papers – Paper 1 and 2. APPSC Group 4 Paper 1 contains questions from General Studies while Paper 2 will check Secretarial Abilities of the candidates. Both the papers will be conducted for 150 marks each. APPSC Group 4 exam pattern 2019 contain details including number of papers, sections, topics, marks, duration and marking scheme of the exam.

APPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern 2019

APPSC Group 4 2019 is held to recruit candidates for Junior Accountants in Treasures and Accounts Subordinate Service and Junior Assistants in APMS under general recruitment for Group 4 service. The exam contains two papers – General Studies and Secretarial Abilities. APPSC Group 4 Paper 1 will comprise questions from General Studies. Questions asked in Paper 1 will pertain to History, Geography, Civics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Current Affairs and Disaster Management. While the aim of Paper 2 is to test mental ability, logical reasoning, comprehension, re-arrangement of sentences, numerical and arithmetical abilities. All questions asked in the exam will be objective type questions. The complete APPSC Group 4 exam pattern has been provided in the table below.

APPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern 2019 – Written Exam


Name of paper

Number of Questions

Total marks


Paper 1

General Studies 



2.5 hours

Paper 2

Secretarial Abilities



2.5 hours





APPSC Group 4 2019 – Marking scheme

As per APPSC Group 4 exam pattern, both the papers will consist of 150 questions each. As each papers is held for 150 marks, each question will carry one mark, i.e. candidates will be awarded 1 mark for every correct response. Since the Commission has not specified negative marking scheme for incorrect responses, it can be assumed that marks will not be deducted for incorrect answers.

Related Links:
APPSC Group 4 Application form 2019
APPSC Group 4 Hall Ticket 2019

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