APPSC Group 1 Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern 2020 - Download AP Gr-II Syllabus PDF

Moin | Aug 01, 2020

APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2020 - Overview

Description
Details
Board Name
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)
Post Names
Group I
Total Number of Vacancies
Various
Job TypeAP Govt Jobs
Work Location
Andhra Pradesh
APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Date
2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, 11th and 13th November 2020
Selection Process
Prelims & Mains Written Exam, Interview
Mode of Exam
Offline & Online
Official Portal
psc.ap.gov.in

APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2020

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts APPSC Group 1 exam to recruit the candidates for various Group I services posts in different departments of AP. APPSC Group 1 exam comprises three stages - Prelims, Mains & Interview. Candidates who are preparing for APPSC Group 1 exam must have a clear idea regarding the syllabus and exam pattern. With the help of APPSC Group 1 Syllabus & exam pattern, candidates can score better in the written exam. So, check the APPSC Group 1 Prelims & Mains exam pattern from the below sections of the page.

AP Group I Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

Subject Name
Number of Questions
Total Marks
Time duration
  • Paper-I: General Studies
  • This paper consists of 04 parts. 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
2 hours
  • Paper -II: General Aptitude
  • This paper consists of 2 parts. Each part carries 60 Marks
    • A. General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities
    • B. (i) Science and Technologies (ii) Current events of Regional, National & International importance
120
120
2 hours
Total
240
240
4 hours

Highlights of APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

  • The exam is of objective type (Computer based test)
  • Each paper consists of 120 questions
  • Each question carries one mark
  • The time duration for each paper is two hours
  • There is a negative marking
  • 1/3rd of the allotted mark is deducted for each wrong answer

APPSC Group I Mains Exam Pattern 2020

Subject Name
Total Marks
Time Allotted (Minutes)
Telugu (Qualifying Only)
150
180
English (Qualifying Only)
150
180
Paper -I: General Essay on contemporary themes & issues of regional, national & international importance
150
180
Paper-II: History and Cultural and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh
150
180
Paper -III: Polity, constitution, Governance, Law and Ethics
150
180
Paper -IV: Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh
150
180
Paper -V: Science, Technology and Environmental Issues
150
180
Total
750

Highlights of APPSC Group 2 Mains Exam Pattern

  • Candidates who will qualify prelims are only eligible for mains
  • APPSC group 2 mains comprises seven papers
  • The total marks are 150 for each paper
  • The duration of the exam is 180 minutes for each paper
  • The nature of questions is descriptive type

AP Group II Mains Paper Pattern 2020

Subject Name
Paper Pattern
Telugu & English
  • All questions are compulsory
Paper - I
  • It consists of three sections
  • You need to write three essays one from each section
  • There will be a choice in each of the topics
  • Each essay will carry 50 marks
Paper- II & III
  • It comprises three sections
  • You need to write 5 questions from each section
  • There will be a choice in the questions itself
  • Each question carries 10 marks
Paper- IV & V
  • It comprises 15 questions
  • You need to attempt all the questions
  • There will be a choice in each of the questions
  • Each question carries 10 marks

Download Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Which type of questions are asked in APPSC Group 1 exam?

Objective type questions are asked in prelims and descriptive type questions in APPSC Group 1 mains exam.

Q. What is the time duration of APPSC Group 1 exam?

The time duration of the APPSC Group 1 prelims exam is 2 hours and mains exam is 3 hours for each paper.

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