Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) conducts APPSC Assistant Professor exam for selection of Assistant Professor designation in various universities. The exam is conducted in two phases, Phase I and Phase II. Phase I acts as the screening test and phase II is the final exam. In order to apply, candidates will have to enter their details and other required attachments online then submit the form along with the required fee. After the online process has concluded, aspirants will have to take the print out of final application form and acknowledgement of the Registration fee and submit it offline to the Registrar Offices of specified universities/colleges.
APPSC Assistant Professor Phase II exam will have a total of 180 objective type questions which will include multiple choice questions, matching type questions, true/false questions and assertion-reasoning type questions. This paper will carry 180 marks and the candidates have to attempt the exam in 3 hours. Each question in phase II will carry 1 mark and there will be a negative marking of 0.3 marks for wrong answers.
The eligibility criteria for APPSC Assistant professor are the minimum educational qualification an applicant must have in order to be eligible to apply for the post. The eligibility criteria of APPSC Assistant Professor is given below:
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Other
The application process of APPSC Assistant Professor exam is done online on the official website of APPSC. Candidates can find the link where they can apply for the exam on this page. It is advised that the applicants have scanned copies of necessary documents and photos ready. To apply for APPSC Assistant Professor, applicants need to follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Go to the link provided on this page.
Step 2: Download the official notifications and read about the documents required.
Step 3: Fill out the form and attach the required documents.
Step 4: Select the appropriate payment gateway and make the payment.
Step 5: Print out the filled form along with the acknowledgement of the registration fee.
Step 6: Submit the hard copies in the universities involved in recruitment, the list of which is given below.
List of universities involved in the recruitment of APPSC Assistant Professor:
To have an edge over the competition in APPSC Assistant Professor exam, candidates should develop a strategy to study and attempt the exam as the syllabus is vast and should be completed within the given time. Applicants can look at these tried and tested preparation tactics to help their preparation for the exams:
Know your syllabus: It is very important to go through the syllabus of APPSC Assistant Professor in order to create a structure of your strategy. Going through the syllabus will give you a realistic idea of the syllabus and help you in setting goals for yourself.
Exam pattern: Going through the exam pattern will help you in judging the topics which should be prioritised over the others, according to weightage in the exam. Exam pattern also gives an insight into the types of questions which will be asked in the exam, thus, you can prepare accordingly.
Dividing syllabus and making a study plan: After studying the exam pattern and syllabus, it will be easier for the applicants to make a study plan by incorporating that knowledge into a timetable which is suitable for their lifestyle. Making a study plan will give discipline to your academics and help you prepare for the APPSC Assistant Professor exam.
Practice mock tests: APPSC Assistant Professor mock tests are given on the official website free of cost. The link to the mock tests is provided on this page. Practising from mock tests gives candidates confidence as mock tests follow all the procedures of the real exam. Students can also learn about the marking scheme, standard of questions and more such valuable information regarding the exam.
Don't leave anything: It is important to study everything in the syllabus for the APPSC Assistant Professor exam as anything might come in the real exam. Applicants must also remember that there are three rounds in the exam and the questions might be asked in either phase I, phase II or the interview.
It is important to know about the exam pattern of APPSC Assistant Professor phase I & II exam as it will give you important information about the marking scheme, typology of questions, total marks, specifics about negative marks etc. Paper-wise APPSC Assistant Professor exam pattern is given below:
APPSC Assistant Professor Phase I exam pattern:
Phase I is the preliminary round or the screening test and will include questions from Teaching and Research Aptitude. The exam pattern for Phase I exam is given below;
1) There will be a total of 120 objective type questions.
2) The exam duration will be 2 hours.
3) Phase I exam will carry 120 marks for 120 questions. Each question weighs for one mark.
4) Each wrong answer will cost 0.3 marks whereas each right answer will award 1 mark.
5) The typology of questions will be multiple choice questions, matching type questions, true/false questions and assertion – reasoning type questions.
APPSC Assistant Professor Phase II exam pattern:
Phase II exam will precede the interview round of individuals who qualify both the phases, Phase I & II of the APPSC Assistant Professor exam. Phase II exam will be taken in the following disciplines:
Papers in Arts, Humanities, Commerce, Law, Social Sciences and others:
Performing Arts - Dance & Drama Theatre
International and Area Studies
Labor Welfare & Human Resource Management
Economics /Applied Economics/Econometrics
Library & Information Science
Mass Communication and Journalism
Papers in Sciences:
Computer Science And Applications
Material Science & Nanotechnology
Electronics and Instrumentation
Polymer Science & Technology
Papers in Engineering, Pharmacy & Architecture:
Architecture And Planning
Computer Science & Information Technology Engineering
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
The exam pattern for Phase II APPSC Assistant Professor is given below:
1) Phase II question paper will have 180 objective type questions.
2) The question paper will carry 180 marks.
3) A negative marking of 0.3 marks for each wrong answers will be there and each right answer will carry one mark.
4) Types of questions will include multiple choice questions, matching type questions, true/false questions and assertion – reasoning type questions.
Applicants can prepare for APPSC Assistant Professor exam using the mock tests given on the link provided on this page. Solving mock tests will be very helpful as it will give the aspirants an insight on the marking scheme, standard of questions, syllabus and much more. This will help applicants prepare in a good way. Solving mock tests will also make them mentally prepared for the final exam and bring down the stress of the exam day. Aspirants can access the mock tests for APPSC Assistant Professor by following the steps given below:
Step 1: Visit the link provided on this page.
Step 2: When the page opens, select the appropriate field.
Step 3: Select the mock test you want to give.
Step 4: Enter your particulars like login ID and password and click on submit.
Step 5: Your APPSC Assistant Professor mock test will load on the screen.
Hall ticket is important to take along with you as you will not be allowed to give the APPSC Assistant Professor exam if you do not have your hall ticket. APPSC Assistant Professor hall ticket will be available to download online on the link provided on this page. The hall ticket will contain information on the candidate such as their name, roll number, centre name and address etc. To download your hall ticket, follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Click on the link provided on this page.
Step 2: On the new page, enter your credentials like your user ID and registered mobile number.
Step 3: Your APPSC Assistant Professor hall ticket will load on the screen.
Step 4: Download and take a print out of the hall ticket for future reference.
APPSC will announce the result of APPSC Assistant Professor in mid-July. Applicants can check their result online on the link provided on this page by going to the link on this page. The result will contain details like the applicant's enrollment number, total marks, gender etc. Aspirants can check their result following the step-by-step guide given below:
Step 1: Click on the provided link.
Step 2: Select the appropriate notification.
Step 3: Find 'marks of all candidates' and click on it.
Step 4: Note down your marks and take a printout of the list.
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