APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern You Might be Interested in

APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern:

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission is responsible for conducting the APPSC Group 1 recruitment exam for eligible candidates. The APPSC Group 1 exam is modelled on the Civil Services examination. The APPSC Group 1 exam pattern will help interested candidates to prepare for the exam in a methodical manner.

APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern
APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern

The APPSC is conducted in 3 phases. These include the following:

  • Preliminary exam
  • Main exam
  • Interview

APPSC Group 1 exam pattern:

Preliminary exam:

  • The APPSC Group 1 exam is a pen and paper based offline examination.
  • The exam consists of multiple choice objective questions.
  • The medium of the exam is Telugu/ English.
  • The exam consists of 2 papers, Paper 1 and 2.
  • Paper 1 is based on General Studies and Paper 2 is based on General Aptitude.  
  • The Paper 1 exam consists of questions based on General studies.
  • The duration of the Paper 1 and 2 exam is 2 hours/ 120 minutes each.
  • The number of questions asked in Paper 1 and 2 are 120 each.
  • The total weightage of the exam is 120 marks.
  • The marking scheme is as follows:
  • Correct answer: +1 marks
  • Incorrect answer: – 1/3rd marks will be deducted.
 
Subject Name No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Paper –I – General Studies This paper consists of 04 parts i.e., ABCD each part carries 30 marks A. History and Culture. B. Constitution polity, Social Justice & International relations. C. Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy & Planning. D. Geography. 120 120
Paper –II – General Aptitude This paper consists of 2 parts i.e., A and B each part carries 60 Marks A. General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities. B. (i) Science and Technology     (ii) Current events of Regional, National & International importance 120

Main exam:

  • The APPSC Group 1 main exam is a pen and paper based offline exam.
  • The exam consists of descriptive questions.
  • The main exam consists of 7 papers, out of which 2 are qualifying in nature while the rest of 5 papers are merit based.
  • The weightage of the exam is 150 marks for each paper.
  • The duration of the exam is 3 hours/ 180 minutes for each paper.
  • Paper 1 and 2 consist of language papers of Telugu and English.
  • The remaining papers include the following:
  • Paper 3: Essay
  • Paper 4: History, Geography and Culture of India and Andhra Pradesh
  • Paper 5: Indian Constitution, Polity, Governance
  • Paper 6: Indian Economy and development and state economy and policies
  • Paper 7: Science and Technology
  • The medium of the exam is English/ Telugu.
Subject Marks Time Allotted
Telugu (Qualifying Only) 150 180 minutes
English (Qualifying Only) 150 180 minutes
Paper – I General Essay – on contemporary themes & issues of regional, national & international importance. 150 180 minutes
Paper-II History and Cultural and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh 150 180 minutes
Paper -III Polity, constitution, Governance, Law and Ethics 150 180 minutes
Paper -IV Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh 150 180 minutes
Paper -V Science, Technology and Environmental Issues 150 180 minutes
Interview 75
Total Marks 825 Marks  

For any further queries regarding APPSC Group 1 exam pattern check the website at www.psc.ap.gov.in .

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