About APPSC Group 1 2019

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) released the notification about the Group 1 Service exam for the recruitment of various vacancies in the Government of Andhra Pradesh on December 31, 2018. Applications were invited through online mode only. Candidates should read the notification of APPSC Group 1 exam carefully before applying for this recruitment. Candidates should make sure that they are eligible for this APPSC Group 1 recruitment. By completing the One Time Profile Registration (OTPR), candidates will generate a user ID. By using the user ID and password, candidates can apply for the posts of Group 1 services exam.

APPSC Group 1 exam is held in two stages, preliminary (objective type) and main (written type). Candidates need to qualify in the preliminary exam to appear for the main examination. The final selection of candidates will be based on two successive stages including written exam and oral test (interview). 

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages English, Telugu
Conducting Body: Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
APPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam - Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes

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APPSC Group 1 2019 Important Dates

17 May, 2019 - 26 May, 2019 APPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam - Admit Card | Mode: Online
26 May, 2019 APPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam - Exam - Revised | Mode: Offline
04 Jun, 2019 (Tentative) APPSC Group 1 Main Exam - Admit Card | Mode: Online
10 Jun, 2019 - 22 Jun, 2019 APPSC Group 1 Main Exam - Exam | Mode: Offline
07 Jan, 2019 - 06 Feb, 2019 Others - Last date of fee payment | Mode: Offline and Online
07 Jan, 2019 - 07 Feb, 2019 Application | Mode: Online
31 Dec, 2018 Advertisement | Mode: Online

APPSC Group 1 2019 Eligibility Criteria

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 should make sure that they meet the eligibility requirement before applying for the APPSC Group 1  2019 exam.

  • Age Limit: Candidates should possess minimum 18 years of age and maximum 42 years of age.

    • For Deputy Superintendent of Police (Civil) Post - minimum 21 years of age and maximum 30 years of age

    • Age Relaxation:

      • Physically Handicapped Persons – 10 years

      • SC/ST & BC – 5 years

      • State Government Employees of Andhra Pradesh – 05 years

      • NCC (worked as Instructor in NCC) – 03 years

      • Ex-Servicemen – 03 years

      • Temporary employees in the State Census Department with a minimum service of six months – 03 years

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University in India or recognized Institution by the UGC or an equivalent qualification.
  • Physical Requirement:
  • For Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil) Post: 
Category`HeightChestWeight
Men167.6 Cms86.3 Cms-
Women152.5 Cms-45.5 Kgs


  • Vision:
CategoryRight EyeLeft Eye

Standard-I

Distant Vision: V–6/6

Near Vision: Reads 0.6

Distant Vision: V–6/6

 Near Vision: Reads 0.6


Category
Better EyeWorse Eye 
Standard-II

Distant Vision: V–6/6


Near Vision: Reads 0.6

Distant Vision: V- without glasses – Not below 6/6; and after correction with glasses not below 6/24

Near Vision: Reads 1

Standard-III

Distant Vision: V without glasses – Not below 6/24 and after correction with glasses not below 6/6


Near Vision: Reads 0.8

Distant Vision: V- without glasses – Not below 6/24, and after correction with glasses not below 6/12

Near Vision: Reads 1


  • For Assistant Prohibition & excise superintendent Post: Height - 165 Cms & Chest - 81 Cms

APPSC Group 1 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
SC, ST Online Male, Female ₹ 120
OBC, General Online Male, Female ₹ 370

APPSC Group 1 Application Procedure: The application form was available online. However, candidates were able to pay the application fee both online and offline. Candidates had to complete the ‘One Time Profile Registration’ to apply for the APPSC Group 1 services. One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) is the common registration process for all recruitment of APPSC.

  • One Time Profile Registration (OTPR): 

    • Before starting the One Time Profile Registration, candidates had to turn off the pop-up blocker.

    • Click on the OTPR link, a new window was displayed on the screen.

    • Candidates had to fill their basic particular details in the web page like Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Email, Address, Educational Qualification etc.

    • Before submitting the OTPR form, click on the preview button to check the entered particular details.

    • Upload the photograph and signature in the required format. 

    • A unique User ID was generated after the final submission of the OTPR form.

  • Online Application Form Process:

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

    • Then select the ‘Group 1 services notification by using the radio button and click on ‘continue’ button.

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

    • Fill up the Aadhar number on the space provided in the online application form and proceed to the next step.

    • Candidates had to provide the required details of personal information and they had to check the photograph the signature.

    • Click on the ‘Submit’ button to complete the APPSC group 1 online application submission process.

  • Application Fee and Mode of Payment:

    • Finally, candidates had to pay the application fee to complete the whole online application process.

    • Application Fee:

      •  SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men – Rs.120 (application fee)

      • Other categories – Rs.250 (processing fee) + Rs.120 (application fee)

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

    • Payment Mode: ‘Online’ mode by Net Banking/Credit card/Debit Card.

    • NOTE: Initial Public Offerings (IPO) and Demand Drafts (DD) were not accepted.

  • 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.

APPSC Group 1 2019 Preparation Tips

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APPSC Group 1 2019 Preparation Tips:

  • You should create a plan which helps you study effectively and it will minimize your stress.

  • The first step is to figure out how much time and effort you dedicate for the exam preparation.

  • Collect reference books as per the topics in the syllabus. Don’t neglect any section in the syllabus and you should cover all the chapters in the syllabus.

  • Don’t forget to revise once in a week.

  • We suggest you study for 4 to 5 hours every day and you must take a sample test at the end of each day. If you follow this tip, it will improve your accuracy and speed of the examination.

  • You can read the editorial part in the Hindu newspaper regularly to improve your vocabulary.

APPSC Group 1 2019 Exam Pattern

APPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Exam Pattern

APPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Pattern 2019 (Screening Test): 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. 

Subject

Duration

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

General Studies & Aptitude and Mental Ability Test 


150 minutes


150


150

Total

150 minutes

150 Questions

150 Marks

APPSC Group 1 Main Exam Exam Pattern

APPSC Group 1 Main Exam Pattern 2019 (Written 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.

Paper

Subject

Maximum Marks

General Paper

General English

150

Paper 1

General Essay

150

Paper 2

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

Social History of Andhra Pradesh

Indian Constitution


150

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



150

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



150

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



Interview

75

APPSC Group 1 2019 Admit Card

APPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Admit Card

APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 2019 for Preliminary Exam: The hall ticket of Group 1 exam is issued to the candidates through the online web portal. The APPSC provides the APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 2019 separately for both preliminary and main examination. The procedure to download the hall ticket for both preliminary and main exam is the same. Candidates should check the details of APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket. The following details will be printed on the APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 2019.

  • Name of the Candidate

  • Gender

  • Date of Birth 

  • Community Category

  • Father’s Name/Mother’s Name

  • Photograph & Signature

  • Address of Exam Centre 

  • Roll Number

  • Examination Name

  • Exam Centre Name & Code

  • Exam Date and Time

  • Duration of the Exam

  • the signature of exam controller

  • Important Instructions

APPSC Group 1 Main Exam Admit Card

APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 2019 for Main Exam: Candidates who qualified from the preliminary exam can download the APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 2019 for Main Exam through the online website. Hall Ticket will not be sent by post or any other modes. After downloading the APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 2019, take a printout of the same. In case the hall ticket is without a photo or if the photo is too small, the candidate should affix a passport size photo on the hall ticket.

How to download APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket for Preliminary and Main Exam:

  • Candidates need to search the link of APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket.

  • Then enter the USER ID and Password without any mistakes.

  • Click on the submit button to view the hall ticket on the screen.

  • Finally, take a printout of the hall ticket and preserve it for future purpose.

APPSC Group 1 2019 Exam Centers

APPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Exam Centers

State City
Andhra Pradesh Srikakulam
Visakhapatnam
Vizianagaram
Kakinada
Eluru
Vijayawada
Guntur
Ongole
Nellore
Tirupati
Kadapa
Anantapur
Kurnool

APPSC Group 1 Main Exam Exam Centers

State City
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam
Vijayawada
Tirupati
Anantapur

APPSC Group 1 2019 Answer Key

APPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Answer Key

The conducting authority will publish the APPSC group 1 answer key 2019 for prelims in the online mode. Candidates can cross-check their answers by using the answer key because it contains the correct answer for all questions asked in the exam. The answer key will be released within 15 days after the date of completion of the exam. The candidates can predict their score in the exam by using the answer key.

APPSC Group 1 2019 Result

APPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Result

APPSC Group 1 Result 2019 for Preliminary Exam: The commission will release the result of APPSC Group 1 exam after the successful conduction of preliminary and main examination separately. Initially, the Commission will release the APPSC Group 1 result of the preliminary exam. Candidates qualifying the preliminary exam will be called for the main exam.

APPSC Group 1 Main Exam Result

APPSC Group 1 Result 2019 for Main Exam: The result of APPSC group 1 main exam will be published one month after the completion of the examination. Finally, candidates will be called for interview based on the main exam marks. Candidates have to use unique user ID and date of birth to get their APPSC group 1 result.

APPSC Group 1 2019 Cutoff

APPSC Group 1 Cut Off 2019: The cut off marks are the minimum marks required to qualify in both preliminary and main exam. Candidates will get the cut-off marks separately for the preliminary and main exam. APPSC Group 1 Cut Off 2019 will be released in community category wise. Candidates will be considered for the merit list only if they secure the minimum qualifying cut off marks.

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