APPSC Group 1 Exam Date 2022: 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 interviews. The APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam is to be held on 18th December 2022 for which hall ticket to be released by 1st week of December 2022.
APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022- Highlights
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has made an announcement for 92 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 2022|
|Exam Level||State Level (Andhra Pradesh)|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Date||18th December 2022|
|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 Recruitment 2022 Exam Date
The exam dates of APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022 have been announced with APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022. The dates of the APPSC Group 1 exam as announced by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission have been updated here.
|APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022|
|APPSC Group 1 Events||Important Dates|
|APPSC Group 1 2022||01st October 2022|
|APPSC Group 1 application||13th October 2022|
|APPSC Group 1 application closes||02nd November 2022|
|Last Date for Payment of Fees||01st November 2022 (11:59 pm)|
|APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket 2022||1st week of December 2022|
|APPSC Group 1 prelims exam||18th December 2022|
|APPSC Group 1 prelims result||To be notified|
|APPSC Group 1 main exam||March 2023|
|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 Admit Card 2022
APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket/Admit Card 2022 will be released by the 1st week of December 2022 and the online exam is to be held on 18th December 2022. The candidates who applied for APPSC Group 1 vacancies can click on the below link to check the complete details for the APPSC Group 1 Hall Ticket.
APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has announced 92 vacant posts for Group 1 services to be recruited through the APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022. The detailed APPSC Group 1 Notification along with eligibility, vacancy, selection process, salary, pattern & syllabus has been uploaded on the official website. The link to check APPSC Group 1 Notification 2022 is given below. Click on the below link to download APPSC Group 1 Notification PDF.
APPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission will conduct the APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022 for filling 92 Group 1 vacancies out of which 90 are fresh vacancies and 2 are carried forward vacancies. Check the post-wise APPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022 from the below table.
|APPSC Group 1 Vacancy 2022|
|1||Deputy Collectors in A.P. Civil Service (Executive Branch)||10|
|2||Assistant Commissioner of State Tax in A.P. State Tax Service||12|
|3||Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil) Cat-2 in A.P. Police Service||13|
|4||Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) in A.P. Jail Service||02|
|5||Divisional /District Fire Officers in State Disaster Response & Fire Services||02|
|6||Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts Service||08|
|7||Regional Transport Officers in A.P. Transport Service||02|
|8||Mandal Parishad Development Officer in A.P. Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service||07|
|9||District Registrars in A.P. Registration and Stamps Service||03|
|10||District Tribal Welfare Officer in A.P. Tribal Welfare Service||01|
|11||District B.C. Welfare Officer in A.P. B.C. Welfare Service||02|
|12||Municipal Commissioner Grade-II in A.P. Municipal Administration Services||06|
|13||Administrative Officer / Lay Secretary & Treasurer Grade.II in A.P. Medical and Health (Administration) Service||18|
|14||Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit Service||04|
|Carried Forward Vacancies|
|15||Deputy Registrar in A.P. Cooperative Service||01|
|16||Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit Service||01|
APPSC Group 1 Online Application Link
The Online Application Link was active on 13th October 2022 as mentioned in the APPSC Group 1 notification 2022. The candidates who wish to join the APPSC group 1 service first have to submit their APPSC Group 1 Application Form to register themself for the APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022. The last date to submit an online application form was 02nd November 2022 and the last date to submit the application fee was 01st November 2022 (11:59 pm).
APPSC Group 1 Application 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)
|Un-employed youth as per G.O.Ms.No.439, G.A (Ser- A) Dept.||Rs.250||Exempted|
Steps to Apply Online for APPSC Group 1 Recruitment 2022
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 Salary
The posts along with the salary are given in the table for APPSC Notification for Group 1 Exam 2022:
|APPSC Group I Vacancy 2022|
|1||Deputy Collectors in A.P. Civil Service (Executive Branch)||Rs. 61,960- 1,51,370/-|
|2||Assistant Commissioner of State Tax in A.P. State Tax Service||Rs. 61,960- 1,51,370/-|
|3||Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil) Cat-2 in A.P. Police Service||Rs. 61,960- 1,51,370/-|
|4||Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) in A.P. Jail Service||Rs. 57,100- 1,47,760/-|
|5||Divisional /District Fire Officers in State Disaster Response & Fire Services||Rs. 57,100- 1,47,760/-|
|6||Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts Service||Rs. 54,060- 1,40,540/-|
|7||Regional Transport Officers in A.P. Transport Service||Rs. 57,100- 1,47,760/-|
|8||Mandal Parishad Development Officer in A.P. Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service||Rs. 54,060- 1,40,540/-|
|9||District Registrars in A.P. Registration and Stamps Service||Rs. 57,100- 1,47,760/-|
|10||District Tribal Welfare Officer in A.P. Tribal Welfare Service||Rs. 57,100- 1,47,760/-|
|11||District B.C. Welfare Officer in A.P. B.C. Welfare Service||Rs. 57,100- 1,47,760/-|
|12||Municipal Commissioner Grade-II in A.P. Municipal Administration Services||Rs. 54,060- 1,40,540/-|
|13||Administrative Officer / Lay Secretary & Treasurer Grade.II in A.P. Medical and Health (Administration) Service||Rs. 54,060- 1,40,540/-|
|14||Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit Service||Rs. 54,060- 1,40,540/-|
|15||Deputy Registrar in A.P. Cooperative Service||Rs. 57,100 -1,47,760/-|
|16||Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. State Audit Service||Rs. 54,060 -1,40,540/-|
APPSC Group 1 Eligibility Criteria 2022
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 of the any recognized university in India. There are some posts that require additional qualifications. 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 requirements also for some posts in APPSC Group 1 recruitment 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 cm in height and at least 83.8 cm 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 cm in height, and at least 86.3 cm 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 cm in height and at least 86 cm 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.|
APPSC Group 1 Selection Process 2022
APPSC conducts the APPSC Group 1 exam to recruit 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 checks the thorough knowledge of the candidates of their expertise subject.
APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam
The prelims exam is a screening exam conducted offline all over Andhra Pradesh. It serves the purpose by clearing the non-serious candidates of the APPSC Group 1 exam. The APPSC Group 1 Prelim admit card is 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 the APPSC Group 1 exam in the table.
|Paper||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|Paper 1 |
A.History and Culture.
B. Constitution polity, Social Justice and International relations.
C. Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning.
|Paper 2 |
A. General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities.
B. (i) Science and Technologies. (ii) Current events of Regional, National and International importance
APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam
Those candidates who qualify for the prelims exam, have to qualify 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 question papers in the main exam. The English and Telugu papers are qualifying in nature, their marks will not be included in the merit list. The rest of the five papers are in 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 which is the 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 Exam Centers
The APSCC Group 1 Preliminary Examination (Screening Test) is taking 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 released 10 days before the exam. APPSC Group 1 Admit Card will be released separately for each stage on the official website. The admit card for the mains will be released for those candidates only who qualify for the prelims exam.