About APPSC Group 2 2019

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) conducts APPSC Group 2 exam for recruitment of candidates to executive and non-executive posts in AP Municipal Commissioner Subordinate Service, AP  Commercial Taxes Sub- ordinate Service, AP Registration Sub-ordinate Service, AP State Audit Subordinate Service etc. APPSC Group 2 notification has been released. As many as 446 vacancies will be filled through this recruitment exam.  According to APPSC Group 2 eligibility criteria, any graduate candidates in the age group of 18 to 42 years are eligible to appear for the exam. Selection of candidates for the respective posts are done through an screening test and mains exam. However, computer proficiency test (CPT) will be conducted for certain posts. The screening test of APPSC Group 2 is conducted by the commission if the number of vacancies are more than 25000. Candidates will be finally selected based on their performance in the mains exam.

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Conducting Body: Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission

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APPSC Group 2 2019 Important Dates

APPSC Group 2 Screening Test (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

25 Jul, 2019

Answer Key - Final | Mode: Online

25 Jul, 2019

Result - APPSC Group 2 Result | Mode: Online

09 May, 2019 - 16 May, 2019

Answer Key - Submission of objection | Mode: Offline

09 May, 2019

Answer Key - Provisional | Mode: Online

05 May, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

28 Apr, 2019 - 05 May, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

APPSC Group 2 Main Exam (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

19 Jul, 2019

Exam | Mode: Online

18 Jul, 2019

Exam | Mode: Online

APPSC Group 2 (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

10 Jan, 2019 - 10 Feb, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

10 Jan, 2019 - 09 Feb, 2019

Last date of fee payment | Mode: Online

31 Dec, 2018

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APPSC Group 2 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The post-wise eligibility criteria of APPSC Group 2 in terms of educational qualification, nationality and age limit has been prescribed by the examination authority. Candidates willing to apply for APPSC Group 2 2019 must check the below-mentioned eligibility criteria. Candidates who does not meet prescribed eligibility criteria will be rejected from the recruitment exam. 

APPSC Group 2 Eligibility Criteria as per Educational Qualification 

The minimum educational qualification as per APPSC Group 2 eligibility criteria is graduation. 

APPSC Group 2 Eligibility Criteria as per Age Limit 

The maximum age limit is 42 years while the minimum age limit is 18 years. The upper age limit relaxation is provided to reserved category candidates. 

APPSC Group 2 Eligibility Criteria as Physical Measurement 

The physical requirement for men and women is given below. 

For men: 

The height should not be less than 165 cms

For women: 

  • Candidates height must not be less than 152.5 cms.
  • Must not weigh less than 45.5 kgs.

APPSC Group 2 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

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

The application form of APPSC has been released on January 10, 2019. The last date to fill APPSC Group 2 application form is February 10, 2019.  Only online application will be accepted for the recruitment exam. To submit application, candidates have to pay the requisite examination fees which can be paid through net banking/credit card/debit card. The application processing fee is Rs 250 while examination fee is Rs 80. SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men etc are exempted from paying the examination fees

The procedure to apply online for APPSC Group 2 is explained below. 

  • Applicants will have to first create one time profile registration. 
  • For this, candidates will have to enter Aadhaar details, basic details, address, educational qualification and sign the declaration. 
  • Before submitting the details, candidates are advised to read the data entered by them carefully. 
  • Enter the captcha and click on the submit button.
  • Candidate’s reference ID will be created.
  • After the application fee ID will be generated, candidates can pay their fees.,
  • Select the fee payment option - net banking/credit card/debit card.
  • Once candidates pay their fees, the PDF application form will be generated.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
SC, ST, OBC Online Female, Male ₹ 80
General Online Female, Male ₹ 250
Screening test
Current affairs
Constitution of India
Paper I - General studies and mental ability
Events of national and international importance
Current affairs - international, national and regional
Indian polity and governance
Economic development in India since independence
Disaster management
Sustainable development and environmental protection
Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation
Data analysis
Paper II - Social and cultural history of Andhra Pradesh
Social and cultural history of Andhra Pradesh
Paper II - General overview of the Indian constitution
Paper III - Planning In India and Indian economy
National income

The exam pattern of APPSC Group 2 has been prescribed by the examination authority, APPSC. The screening test will carry 150 marks. Questions in the test will asked from General Studies and Mental Ability, Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh and Indian Constitution and Planning and Economy. The screening test will be conducted offline.  The mains exam will have questions from General Studies and Mental Ability, Social History of Andhra Pradesh & general overiew of the Indian Constitution and Planning in India and Indian Economy Comtemporary problems and developments in Rural Society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh. The test will carry 450 marks. The Proficiency in Office Automation with usage of Computers and Associated Software carries 50 marks.

The admit card will be issued to candidates seven days before the exam. APPSC Group 2 admit card 2019 will be available online. Candidates will have to enter the required credentials to download APPSC Group 2 hall ticket. Candidates will be able to check the exam date, centre, roll number and time of exam in the admit card. For any error in APPSC hall ticket 2019, candidates should inform the APPSC helpdesk for correction.

APPSC Group 2 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Andhra Pradesh Srikakulam
Visakhapatnam
Vizianagaram
East Godavari
West Godavari
Krishna
Guntur
Prakasam
Nellore
Chittoor
Kadapa
Anantapur
Kurnool

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Driving license
  • College ID
  • Government issued ID card
  • Voter ID card

APPSC will publish the answer key of APPSC Group 2 after the exam. APPSC Group 2 answer key will be available online for all sets of question booklets. Candidates having objection with regard to APPSC Group 2 answer key can submit their representation within one week of the release of answer key. The objection if any will be reviewed by the subject-matter experts and if there are any changes the commission will publish the final answer key.

The result of APPSC Group 2 will be declared online by APPSC separately in  three stages - screening test, mains exam and Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). APPSC Group 2 result 2019 of screening test will be declared in June 2019. On the basis of candidates performance in screening test, they will be selected for mains examination. APPSC Group 2 2019 result of mains exam will be declared in August 2019. Based on the result of mains exam, candidates will be selected for document verification. For certain posts computer proficiency test (CPT) will be conducted which is qualifying in nature. Candidates will be selected for the various posts based on their performance in mains examination. The marks of candidates will be released few days after the declaration of APPSC Group 2 result which will be available in PDF format.

APPSC Group 2 2019 Cutoff

The minimum qualifying marks of APPSC mains exam have been prescribed by APPSC as per different  categories. The minimum qualifying marks for OC category is 40% while it is 35% for SC category.  The qualifying marks for SC,ST and PH categories is 30%.

APPSC Group 2 2019 Selection Process

Candidates for various posts under APPSC Group 2 recruitment will be selected based on their performance in the mains examination. APPSC might conduct a screening test if the number of applicants are more than 25000. In case the screening test is conducted, candidates based on their merit will be selected for the mains examination. The ratio of candidates to be selected for the mains examination will be 1:50. If the screening test is not conducted then all the eligible candidates will be allowed to appear for the mains examination. Candidates qualifying the mains examination will be called for Computer Proficiency Test or Proficiency in Office Automation with Usage of Computers and Associated Software Test. This test is conducted for certain posts. According to APPSC Group 2 selection process, candidates will  be allotted to various departments as per their rank in the merit list as well as their Zonal Preferences. 

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