APPSC Group 1 2022 Notification: APPSC Group 1 is one of the prestigious competitive exams of Andhra Pradesh that is conducted by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) to recruit civil servants in the state administration of Andhra Pradesh. The APPSC Group 1 is somewhat similar to the UPSC Civil Service exam. The Group 1 posts provide ample opportunities for the candidates to serve society at large and to work for the welfare of the people. For some aspirants, it is the main source of motivation to join APPSC Group 1 services. The exam is conducted in three stages, i.e., prelims, mains and interview.
APPSC Group 1 2022 Notification
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has announced 110 vacant posts for Group 1 services to be recruited through APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022. The detailed APPSC Group 1 Notification along with eligibility, vacancy, selection process, salary, pattern & syllabus will be uploaded on the official website. Bookmark this page to get notified when APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 is released officially.
APPSC Group 1 2022- Highlights
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has made an announcement for 110 Group 1 Vacancies to be filled through APPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022. Check the important points of APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022 in the table.
|APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022- Overview|
|Conducting Body||Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission|
|Exam Name||APPSC Group 1 Exam|
|Exam Level||State Level (Andhra Pradesh)|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Stages||Three ( Prelims, Mains and Interview )|
|Language||English and Telugu|
|Exam Purpose||To recruit the candidates for the executive and non-executive posts|
|Test Cities||Test centres across the Andhra Pradesh|
APPSC Group 1 2022- Important Dates
The tentative dates of APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022 are not announced yet. Once the dates of the APPSC Group 1 exam are announced by Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission, we will be updating the details here.
|APPSC Group 1 2022 Notification|
|APPSC Group 1 Events||Important Dates (Tentative)|
|APPSC Group 1 2022||To be notified|
|APPSC Group 1 application||To be notified|
|APPSC Group 1 application closes||To be notified|
|APPSC Group 1 prelims exam||To be notified|
|APPSC Group 1 prelims result||To be notified|
|APPSC Group 1 main exam||To be notified|
|APPSC Group 1 main exam result||To be notified|
|APPSC Group 1 Interview||To be notified|
|APPSC Group 1 Result 2022||To be notified|
APPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission will conduct APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022 for filling 110 Group 1 vacancies. Check the post-wise APPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022 from the below table.
|APPSC Group I Vacancy 2022|
|2||Road Transport Officer||07|
|3||Commercial Tax Officer||12|
|5||District Tribal Welfare Officer||01|
|6||District Social Welfare Officer||01|
|7||District BC Welfare Officer||03|
|9||DSC (Jail/ Mens)||02|
|10||District Fire Officer||02|
|11||Asst Labour Commissioner||03|
|13||Municipal Commissioner Gr 2||08|
|15||Lea Secretary & Trazerar Gr 2||05|
|18||AO (Director & Public Health & Family Welfare)||15|
APPSC Group 1 Online Application Link
The Online Application Link will be active after the official release of the APPSC Group 1 notification 2022. The candidates who wish to join APPSC group 1 service firstly have to submit their APPSC Group 1 Application Form to register themself for APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022.
APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022- Exam Fee
Based on the previous year's notification here we have presented the fee structure of the APPSC Group 1 Application Form. If there is any change to this year's fee structure, we will update the same here.
|Category||Application Processing Fee||Exam Fee|
|SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men||R.250||Exempted|
|Families having Household Supply White Card issued by Civil Supplies Department, A.P. Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)||Rs.250||Exempted|
|Un-employed youth as per G.O.Ms.No.439, G.A (Ser- A) Dept.||Rs.250||Exempted|
APPSC Group 1- Steps to Apply Online
For applying to any APPSC exam, candidates have to follow the steps given below:
➤ Go to the official website, or click on the link given below.
➤ Complete One-Time-Profile-Registration (OTPR) process.
➤ On the page that opens up, click on New Registration for Direct Recruitment.
➤ The candidates will have to enter the following information: Aadhaar Details, Basic Details, Address Details, Educational Qualifications, Photo and Signature Upload, etc.
➤ Review the entered information carefully and click on Submit.
➤ The Reference Id will be generated and displayed on a screen.
➤ Go to Login page and enter your credentials
➤ Fill the details asked in the form and verify them
➤ Submit the application and complete the payment process.
➤ After payment is successful, the payment reference id will be generated
➤ Submit the form and save/print the application receipt.
➤ Use the application receipt for any future reference/correspondence.
APPSC Group 1 2022 Salary
The posts along with the salary are given in the table for APPSC Notification for Group 1 Exam 2022:
|Post Code||Name of Post||Service||Scale of Pay|
|1||Deputy Collector||Andhra Pradesh Civil Service||Rs 40,270 – Rs 93,780|
|2||Assistant Commissioner||AP State Tax Service||Rs 40,270 – Rs 93,780|
|3||Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat -2)||AP Police Service||Rs 40,270 – Rs 93,780|
|4||Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men)||AP Jail Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|5||District Fire Officer||AP Fire Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|6||Asst Treasury Officer/Asst Accounts Officer||AP Treasury and Accounts Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|7||Regional Transport Officer||AP Transport Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|8||Asst Prohibition & Excise Superintendent||AP Excise Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|9||Mandal Parishad Development Officer||AP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|10||District Registrar||AP Registration Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|11||District Employment Officer||AP Employment Exchange Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|12||Deputy Registrar||AP Cooperative Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|13||District Tribal Welfare Officer||AP Tribal Welfare Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|14||District Social Welfare Officer||AP Social Welfare Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|15||District BC Welfare Officer||AP BC Welfare Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|16||District Panchayat Officer||AP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service||Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450|
|17||Municipal Commissioner Grade-II||AP Municipal Administration Services||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|18||Administrative Officer/Lay Secretary and Treasurer Grade-II||AP Medical and Health (Administration) Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
|19||Asst Audit Officer||AP State Audit Service||Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130|
APPSC Group 1 2022 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates can check the APPSC Group 1 eligibility criteria in the subsequent subheading. The basic requirement is the candidates must be the citizen of India and the other criteria are given below.
APPSC Group 1 Educational Qualification
The candidates must be a graduate from any recognized university of India. There are some posts which require additional qualification. Check the special educational qualifications as mentioned below.
|Post Name||Educational Qualification|
|District Fire Officers in A.P. Fire Service.||Degree in Engineering (Fire) of any University recognised by the University Grants Commission or any other equivalent qualifications. Provided that if no candidates with B.E (Fire) qualifications are available, candidates with the Degree in any discipline will be considered.|
|Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts Service||A degree in Commerce or Economics or Mathematics of a University Recognised by the UGC with at least a 2nd class in the subject, or A Chartered Accountants of the United Kingdom or India or an incorporated Accountant (London).|
|District Social Welfare Officer in A.P. Social Welfare Service||Must possess a bachelor’s Degree of any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or provincial Act or an institution recognised by the University Grants Commission. Provided that preference shall be given to persons possessing a degree in Sociology or Social work.|
APPSC Group 1 Physical Requirements
There are physical requirement also for some post in APPSC Group 1 2022. Check the post-wise physical requirement in the table below.
|Post Code||Category||Physical Requirement|
|For Post Code No. 03 to 05||General||The candidate must be at least 167.6 Cms. in height and at least 86.3 Cms. round the chest on full expansion, with a chest expansion of at least 5 Cms.|
|S.T.||Must be at least 164 Cms. in height and at least 83.8 Cms. round the chest on full expansion, with a chest expansion of at least 5 Cms.|
|For Post Code No. 03||(Women)||Must be at least 152.5 Cms. in height, and at least 86.3 Cms. round the chest on full expansion, with a chest expansion of at least 5 Cms. and not less than 45.5 Kg in weight.|
|For Post Code No. 08||Men||Must be at least 165 Cms. in height and at least 86 Cms. round the Chest on full expansion, with a chest expansion of at least 5 Cms.|
APPSC Group 1 Age Limit
Check the Age limit criteria for APPSC Group 1 posts in the table below.
|Name of Post||Age Limit|
|Deputy Collector||18 to 42 yrs.|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat -2)||21 to 28 yrs.|
|Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men)||18 to 28 yrs.|
|District Fire Officer||21 to 26 yrs.|
|Asst Treasury Officer/Asst Accounts Officer||18 to 42 yrs|
|Regional Transport Officer|
|Asst Prohibition & Excise Superintendent||18 to 26 yrs.|
|Mandal Parishad Development Officer||18 to 42 yrs|
|District Employment Officer|
|District Tribal Welfare Officer|
|District Social Welfare Officer|
|District BC Welfare Officer|
|District Panchayat Officer|
|Municipal Commissioner Grade-II|
|Administrative Officer/Lay Secretary & Treasurer Grade-II|
|Asst Audit Officer|
Age relaxation in APPSC Group 1 Exam
|Category of Candidate||Relaxation to Upper Age Limit|
|SC, ST and Backward Classes||5 years|
|Physically Handicapped persons||10 years|
|Ex-Servicemen||3 years + Service Period|
|A.P. State Government Employee||Up to a maximum of 5 Years based on the length of regular service.|
Selection Process of APPSC Group 1
APPSC conducts the APPSC Group 1 exam to recruit the officers in the provincial civil services. There are three stages in the APPSC Group 1 exam.
➤ Prelims Exam: This stage is used to weed out non serious candidates.
➤ Mains Exam: It is the merit deciding round.
➤ Interview: It check the through knowledge of the candidates of their expertise subject.
APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam
The prelims exam is a screening exam conducted offline all over the Andhra Pradesh. It serves the purpose by clearing the non serious candidates of the APPSC Group 1 exam. The APPSC Group 1 Prelims admit card generally issued seven-eight days before the exam. The prelims exam is only qualifying in nature and the marks will not be included in the final merit list of APPSC Group 1. Check the detailed exam pattern of APPSC Group 1 exam in the table.
|Paper||Number of Questions/ Duration||Marks|
|Paper 1 A.History and Culture. B. Constitution polity, Social Justice and International relations. C. Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning. D. Geography||120 Questions (120 Minutes)||120|
|Paper 2 A. General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities. B. (i) Science and Technologies. (ii) Current events of Regional, National and International importance||120 Questions (120 Minutes)||120|
APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam
Those candidates who qualify the prelims exam, have to qualify the The APPSC Group 1 main exam to complete the examination process. The Main exam is a conventional offline mode exam. The marks of the main exam will be included in the merit list of APPSC Group 1. There are seven conventional written type questions papers in the main exam. The English and Telugu papers are qualifying in nature, their marks will not be included in the merit list. Rest of the five papers are of General Studies, marks of these papers will be included in the final list. Check the detailed exam pattern if APPSC Group 1 mains exam.
|Paper in Telugu||180 Minutes||150|
|Paper in English||180 Minutes||150|
|Paper 1 General Essay - on contemporary themes and issues of regional, national and international importance.||180 Minutes||150|
|Paper 2 History and Cultural and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh||180 Minutes||150|
|Paper 3 Polity, constitution, Governance, Law and Ethics||180 Minutes||150|
|Paper 4 Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh||180 Minutes||150|
|Paper 5 Science, Technology and Environmental Issues||180 Minutes||150|
APPSC Group 1 Interview
Those who qualify the main exam have to appear for the next round that is Interview. APPSC Group 1 interview at the commission’s office in Vijayawada. The candidate needs to carry all the original documents namely
➤ Educational Qualification
➤ Date of Birth
➤ Category certificates issued by the competent authority
➤ Age Relaxation Claimed
➤ Professional Experience
APPSC Group 1 2022 Exam Centers
The APSCC Group 1 Preliminary Examination (Screening Test) is take place in these places. If there is any change in this year notification, we will update it here.
Note: The applicant have to choose any three test center from above given centers.
APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Centers
The APPSC Group 1 Mains (Conventional Type) Examination is take place in these places.
APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022 Admit Card
The Admit Card for the APPSC Group 1 Exam is generally release 10 days before the exam. The admit card for the mains will be released for those candidates only who qualify the prelims exam.