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APPSC Group 2 Notification 2018

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APPSC Group II Recruitment 2018 – 337 Asst. Section Officer & Excise Sub-Inspector Jobs Notification

Hurry Up contenders! a bulk number of job opportunities are being waiting for you. At this time Government of Andhra Pradesh is releasing a multiple number of career chances to incumbents of its state. Group-1, Group-2 & Group-3 notifications are going to be released at a time. It is almost a festive mode to the unemployed youth of AP State. So, aspirants get ready to apply for Group-3 AP Govt Job vacancies numbered 337. The vacancies include Senior accountant, senior auditor, junior assistants, municipal commissioner etc jobs. Eligibility criteria, selection criteria of applicants, exam pattern, syllabus and the whole information about this Group-3 Jobs notification will be soon updated. Visit official site of APPSC https://psc.ap.gov.in/  regularly to download the job notification.  

APPSC Group-II Previously Asked Questions

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Positions

Total number of vacancies to be filled by APPSC Group-2  is 337 Posts

  • Legislature Secretariat – 12 Posts
  • General Administration Department, A.P Secretariat – 150 Posts
  • A&C Department – 23 Posts
  • Finance Department, A.P Secretariat – 15 Posts
  • Law Department, A.P Secretariat – 02 Posts
  • PR & RD Department – 40 Posts
  • Revenue Department – 22 Posts
  • Ma&Ud Department – 03 Posts
  • Finance Department – 20 Posts
  • Revenue – 50 Posts

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Exam Pattern

After screening test candidates have to attend Group-II prelims and mains. There will be three papers. Paper 1, 2 & 3. Each paper weight age is  150 marks.

Syllabus

Preliminary Examination

A) General Studies and Mental Ability

B) Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh

C) Planning and Economy

Main Examination

Paper 1: General Studies and Mental Ability

Paper 2: Social and Cultural History of AP

Paper 3: Planning and Economy

Click Here To Download APPSC Group-II Services Mains Exam Syllabus


APPSC Group II 2018 Notification [Latest]

The Group-II of Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) is divided into two categories viz. Executive and Non-executive. APPSC sets the required educational qualification and other eligibility criteria for these posts. APTETAP PoliceAP ForestAPPSC Group – IAPPSC Group – III, APPSC Group – IV, etc., are also popular government exams. The competition for this exam will be cut-throat, a thorough guidance and support is needed to crack the exam. The candidates have to dedicate themselves fully in order to prepare well.

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AP Group 2 Positions

Non-Executive Posts

Under the Category of Non-executive posts in Group-2, there are 21 different posts which are given below. Aspirants interested to apply for the following, have to visit the official website of APPSC.

1.  Assistant Section Officer (Secretariat Sub-Service)

2.  Assistant Section Officer (Finance Sub-Service)

3.  Senior Accountant

4.  Senior Auditor

5.  Junior Assistants in APPSC

6.  Junior Assistants in Civil Supplies

7.  Junior Assistants in Commission of Technical Education

8.  Junior Assistants in Commission of Transport Department

9.  Junior Assistants in Commission of Labor

10.  Junior Assistants in Fire and Emergency Service

11.  Junior Assistants in PH and ME Department

12.  Junior Assistants in RWS&S Department

13.  Junior Assistants in A.P. Police Academy

14.  Assistant Section Officers in A.P. Legislative Secretariat Sub-Service

15.  Junior Assistants in Directorate of Government Examinations

16.  Junior Assistants in Commission of Social Welfare

17.  Junior Assistants in Commission of Industries

18.  Junior Assistants in Roads and Buildings Department

19.  Junior Assistants in Chief Electrical Inspectorate

20.  Junior Assistants in Forest Department

21.  Junior Assistants in B.C. Welfare Department

Executive Posts

Under the Category of Executive posts in Group-2, there are 5 different posts which are given below. Aspirants interested to Apply for the following have to visit the official website of APPSC.

1.  Assistant Commercial Tax Officer

2.  Assistant Labor Officer

3.  Executive Officer Grade-2

4.  Assistant Development Officer

5.  Municipal Commissioner Grade-3

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APPSC Group 2 Eligibility Criteria

Below table gives a clear picture of posts and the eligibility criteria along with pay scales of different group II posts.

Non- Executive Posts

1.  Assistant Section Officer (Secretariat Sub-Service)

Education Qualification : Bachelor’s Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act or recognised by the U.G.C. or an equivalent qualification.

Age Limit : 18-36 Years

Pay Scale : Rs.12910-36700

2. Assistant Section Officer(Finance Sub-Service)

Remaining Details all are same as Assistant Section Officer (Secretariat Sub-Service)

3. Senior Accountant

Education Qualification : Bachelor’s Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act or recognised by the U.G.C. or an equivalent qualification.

Age Limit : 18-36 Years

Pay Scale : Rs. 10900-31550

4. Senior Auditor 

Remaining Details all are same as Senior Accountant

5. Junior Assistants

Education Qualification : Bachelor’s Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act or recognised by the U.G.C. or an equivalent qualification.

Age Limit : 18-36 Years

Pay Scale : Rs. 8440-24,950

6. Junior Assistants in Civil Supplies

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants

7. Junior Assistants in Commission of Technical Education

Education Qualification:

1) Must hold a Degree in Commerce or Economics or Mathematics of any University recognised by the U.G.C. Provided that a person who possess any Degree of any University in India shall also be eligible for appointment by direct recruitment on and from 25th June, 1979 Pass in any one of the following

Certificate Course Examinations conducted by the Board of Technical Education and Training, A.P. Hyderabad.

(a) Office Automation

(b)PC Maintenance and Troubleshooting

(c) Web designing

(OR)

2) Must hold a Degree in B.C.A.

(OR)

B.Sc. Computers (or) B.Com. Computers

(OR)

B.A. Computers or any equivalent examination or above

Note:-

B. Tech Computer Science and

B.Tech. (IT) are considered as equivalent qualification).

Age Limit: 18-36 Years

Pay Scale : Rs. 8440-24,950

8. Junior Assistants in Transport Department

Education Qualification : Bachelor’s Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act or recognised by the U.G.C. or an equivalent qualification.

Age Limit : 18-36 Years

Pay Scale : Rs. 8440-24,950

9. Junior Assistants in Commission of Labour

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

10. Junior Assistants in Fire and Emergency

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

11. Junior Assistants in PH and ME Department

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

12. Junior Assistants in RWS&S Department

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

13. Junior Assistants in A.P. Police Academy

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

14.  Assistant Section Officers in A.P. Legislative Secretariat Sub-Service

Education Qualification : Bachelor’s Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act or recognised by the U.G.C. or an equivalent qualification.

Age Limit : 18-36 Years

Pay Scale : Rs. 12910-36700

15. Junior Assistants in Directorate of Government Examinations

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

16. Junior Assistants in Commission of Social Welfare

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

17. Junior Assistants in Commission of Industries

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

18. Junior Assistants in Roads and Buildings Department

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

19. Junior Assistants in Chief Electrical Inspectorate

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

20. Junior Assistants in Forest Department 

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

21. Junior Assistants in B.C. Welfare Department

Remaining Details all are same as Junior Assistants in Transport Department

Executive Category Posts

1.  Assistant Commercial Tax Officer

Education Qualification : Bachelor’s Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act or recognised by the U.G.C. or an equivalent qualification.

Age Limit: 18-36 Years

Pay Scale : Rs. 14860-39540
2. Assistant Labour Officer 
Remaining All Details all are same as Assistant Commercial Tax Officers
3. Executive Officer Grade
Remaining All Details all are same as Assistant Commercial Tax Officers
4. Assistant Development Officer
Education Qualification : Bachelor’s Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act or recognised by the U.G.C. or an equivalent qualification.

Age Limit: 18-36 Years

Pay Scale : Rs. 1,860-25,600
5. Municipal Commissioner Grade-3
Education Qualification : Bachelor’s Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act or recognised by the U.G.C. or an equivalent qualification.

Age Limit: 18-36 Years

Pay Scale : Rs. 15280-40510

Relaxations

  • SC/ST and BC Candidates get 5 years of age relaxation.
  • Physically Handicapped (PH) Candidates are entitled to 10 years of age relaxation.
  • Ex-servicemen  will be given 3 years of age relaxation.
  • For National Cadet Corps (NCC) there will be 3 years of age relaxation
  • Five years of age relaxation is for A.P. State Government Employees (Employees of Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board (APSEB), Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC), Corporations, Municipalities etc. are not eligible)
  • Retrenched temporary employees having a minimum of 6 months service, in the State Census Department will be given 3 years age relaxation.

APPSC Group 2 Notifications

Apart from this government job notification other important PSC notifications are APPSC Group – 1, APPSC Group – III, APPSC Group – IV, etc. You can log on to ‘Drona’ website to get updated information regarding the notifications.

Previous Notifications

APPSC Group 2 Application Procedure

  • Candidates should Visit the official site ‘www.psc.ap.gov.in ’ and should click on ‘One Time Profile Registration ‘(OTPR)’ button.
  • Navigate to the new registration button and an online form will be displayed
  • Enter your Aadhar card number and other details correctly in the displayed application form
  • Upload scanned copies of photograph and signature
  • Select on type of notification you prefer and click on ‘submit’ to generate ID and Password

Selection Procedure

The Selection Procedure for Group-2 is done in two stages, Written exam and Interview. As of now, written test has three papers.

APPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern

The first stage of selection procedure starts with Written Examination. The Exam comprises of three papers with 150 questions in each paper carrying 150 marks. In first paper questions from General Studies are asked while second paper deals with Polity and History and Paper three will be basically on Economy on India and Andhra Pradesh.

Paper – 1

  1.  General Studies
  2.  Current Events of National
  3.  International Importance
  4.  History of India
  5.  India and World Geography
  6.  General and Mental Ability
  7.  Indian National Movement
  8.  Social, Economic and Political
  9.  Aspects of India
  10. 19th Century Resurgence,
  11. Growth of Nationalism
  12. Attainment of Independence
  13. Indian Agriculture
  14. Natural Resources

Paper – 2

  1.  Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh
  2. General Overview of the Indian Constitution
  3. Buddhism and Jainism
  4. Establishment of British Rule
  5. Andhra Mahasabha
  6. Formation of Andhra Pradesh
  7. Distinctive Features of the Indian Federation
  8.  Community Development
  9. Unicameral and Bicameral Legislatures

Paper- 3

  1.  Planning in India and Indian Economy
  2.  Endowment of Natural Resources
  3.  Banking and Public Finances
  4.  Human Capital
  5.  Contemporary problems and developments in rural society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh.
  6.  National Income and Main
  7.  Sectors of Indian Economy
  8.  Five-year plans of Andhra Pradesh

Note:

First two papers will be conducted on the first day and the third paper will be conducted on the second day.

Syllabus

Following links provide the Syllabus for Group-2 exam.

Andhra Pradesh Group-II Syllabus

Preparation/Strategies

The syllabus is very vast and the competition will be huge for this exam.

Tips to crack the exam:

  • Get access to the right information related to the exam.
  • Daily practise at least one model paper or solved.
  • Stay disciplined and follow a timetable.

Exam Resources & Suggestions

Suggested Books for Group -2,  Following are the best preferred books for the Group 2 exams

Previous Papers

Andhra Pradesh Group-II Screening Test Paper

Paper – 1

General Studies

  • Vijetha Publications – General Studies for GROUP 1 & 2 (English Medium)

Paper – 2

Indian Polity

  • Tata McGraw Hill -Laxmi Kanth (english)
  • Krishna Reddy for Telugu Medium

Andhra History

  • AP history by P.V.K. Prasad Rao (good one).
  • AP History by B.S.L . Hanumantha Rao.
  • AP History by Raghunandha Rao.
  • Vijetha Publications – Andhra History for Group 1 and Group 2 – English Medium
  • APPSC Group-II Paper-2 Section-I [Social And Cultural History Of Andhra Pradesh ] (Telugu Medium) by – Vijeta competitions editorial board

Paper – 3

Indian Economy

Mishra-Puri or Dutt-Sundaram.

Pratiyogita Darpan (Magazine) special issue

Andhra Economy

  • Sahithi – Samhita Foundation -Author – Kodali Bhavani Shankar;
  • Refer AP Economic Survey 2013,
  • AP Budget – RC Reddy Published books,
  • AP Census 2011

Tips and Tricks

  • Attempt the easy questions first and the tough ones later.
  • History and Politics can give you good score as they have much of a static syllabus.
  • The second priority can be given for the Indian Economy and Geography.
  • Attempt all the questions as there is no negative marking.
  • All the best for your Exam.

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