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 BodyAndhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
Exam NameAPPSC Group 1 Exam
Exam LevelState Level (Andhra Pradesh)
Vacancy110
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
CategoryGovt Jobs
Exam StagesThree ( Prelims, Mains and Interview )
LanguageEnglish and Telugu
Exam PurposeTo recruit the candidates for the executive and non-executive posts
Test CitiesTest centres across the Andhra Pradesh
Official Websitehttps://psc.ap.gov.in

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 EventsImportant Dates (Tentative)
APPSC Group 1 2022To be notified
APPSC Group 1 applicationTo be notified
APPSC Group 1 application closesTo be notified
APPSC Group 1 prelims examTo be notified
APPSC Group 1 prelims resultTo be notified
APPSC Group 1 main examTo be notified
APPSC Group 1 main exam resultTo be notified
APPSC Group 1 InterviewTo be notified
APPSC Group 1 Result 2022To be notified

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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
SNoPost NameTotal
1Deputy Collector10
2Road Transport Officer07
Commercial Tax Officer12
4Zila Registrar06
5District Tribal Welfare Officer01
6District Social Welfare Officer01
7District BC Welfare Officer03
8DSC (Civil)13
9DSC (Jail/ Mens)02
10District Fire Officer02
11Asst Labour Commissioner03
12Municipal Commissioner01
13Municipal Commissioner Gr 208
14Deputy Registrar02
15Lea Secretary & Trazerar Gr 205
16ATO/ AAO08
17AAO04
18AO (Director & Public Health & Family Welfare)15
19MPDO07
Total Vacancy110

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 Online Application (Link Inactive)

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.

CategoryApplication Processing FeeExam Fee
UnreservedRs.250Rs. 120
SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service MenR.250Exempted
Families having Household Supply White Card issued by Civil Supplies Department, A.P. Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)Rs.250Exempted
Un-employed youth as per G.O.Ms.No.439, G.A (Ser- A) Dept.Rs.250Exempted

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 CodeName of PostServiceScale of Pay
1Deputy CollectorAndhra Pradesh Civil ServiceRs 40,270 – Rs 93,780
2Assistant CommissionerAP State Tax ServiceRs 40,270 – Rs 93,780
3Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat -2)AP Police ServiceRs 40,270 – Rs 93,780
4Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men)AP Jail ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
5District Fire OfficerAP Fire ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
6Asst Treasury Officer/Asst Accounts OfficerAP Treasury and Accounts ServiceRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
7Regional Transport OfficerAP Transport ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
8Asst Prohibition & Excise SuperintendentAP Excise ServiceRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
9Mandal Parishad Development OfficerAP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development ServiceRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
10District RegistrarAP Registration ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
11District Employment OfficerAP Employment Exchange ServiceRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
12Deputy RegistrarAP Cooperative ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
13District Tribal Welfare OfficerAP Tribal Welfare ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
14District Social Welfare OfficerAP Social Welfare ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
15District BC Welfare OfficerAP BC Welfare ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
16District Panchayat OfficerAP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development ServiceRs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
17Municipal Commissioner Grade-IIAP Municipal Administration ServicesRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
18Administrative Officer/Lay Secretary and Treasurer Grade-IIAP Medical and Health (Administration) ServiceRs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
19Asst Audit OfficerAP State Audit ServiceRs 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 NameEducational 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 ServiceA 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 ServiceMust 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 CodeCategoryPhysical Requirement
For Post Code No. 03 to 05GeneralThe 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. 08MenMust 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 PostAge Limit
Deputy Collector18 to 42 yrs.
Assistant Commissioner
Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat -2)21 to 28 yrs.
Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men)18 to 28 yrs.
District Fire Officer21 to 26 yrs.
Asst Treasury Officer/Asst Accounts Officer18 to 42 yrs
Regional Transport Officer
Asst Prohibition & Excise Superintendent18 to 26 yrs.
Mandal Parishad Development Officer18 to 42 yrs
District Registrar
District Employment Officer
Deputy Registrar
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  CandidateRelaxation to Upper Age Limit
SC, ST and Backward Classes5 years
Physically Handicapped persons10 years
Ex-Servicemen3 years + Service Period
A.P. State Government EmployeeUp 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.

PaperNumber of Questions/ DurationMarks
Paper 1 A.History and Culture. B. Constitution polity, Social Justice and International relations. C. Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning. D. Geography120 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 importance120 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.

PaperDurationMarks
Paper in Telugu180 Minutes150
Paper in English180 Minutes150
Paper 1 General Essay - on contemporary themes and issues of regional, national and international importance.180 Minutes150
Paper 2 History and Cultural and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh180 Minutes150
Paper 3 Polity, constitution, Governance, Law and Ethics180 Minutes150
Paper 4 Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh180 Minutes150
Paper 5 Science, Technology and Environmental Issues180 Minutes150
Total Marks 750

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.

SrikakulamVisakhapatnamNellore
VijayawadaKurnoolAnantapur
OngoleTirupathiGuntur
KadapaKakinadaEluru
Vizianagaram--

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.

➤ Visakhapatnam

➤ Vijayawada

➤ Tirupati

➤ Ananthapur

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.

APPSC Group 1 2022: FAQs

Ans. The educational qualification required for the APPSC Group 1 exam is a graduate degree in any discipline.

Ans. The APPSC Group 1 and Group 2 exams are different.

Ans. Yes, the State PSC officer can be promoted to IAS.

Ans. APPSC Group 1 notification release date has not been announced yet.

Ans. Anyone can join the APPSC services after clearing the APPSC Group 1 exam.

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