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APPSC Group 2 Notification 2020: Eligibility, OTR, Exam Dates, Application Links

A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Notification 2020 will be soon available here. Check Andhra Pradesh P.S.C. Group II Vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, pay scale, how to apply, application fees, important dates, official notification and use online links, F.A.Q.s, etc. from this article. Eligible contenders can apply for psc.ap.gov.in Group 2 Exam 2020 before the deadline to avoid the last-minute rush.

ఏపీపీఎస్సీ గ్రూప్ – II ఎగ్జామినేషన్ నోటిఫికేషన్ 2020

Every year, A.P.P.S.C. releases various job notifications to recruit candidates for filling Group 2 vacancies. Likewise, this year also, Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has planned to release A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Notification 2020 to fill 1000 vacancies. Job seekers who are looking for A.P.P.S.C. Jobs can get ready to catch this excellent opportunity.

Scroll down the page to get more details of A.P.P.S.C. Group II Recruitment 2020 Notification like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, pay scale, important dates, how to apply, etc.

Andhra Pradesh Group 2 Notification 2020 – Overview

  • Organization Name: Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (A.P.P.S.C.)
  • Name Of The Posts: Group 2 Executive and Non-Executive Posts (Assistant Labour Officer, Extension Officer, Deputy Tahsildar, Senior Accountant, and other posts)
  • Total Number Of Vacancies: 814 Posts
  • Category: State Govt Jobs
  • Sarkari Naukri 2020
  • Starting Date To Apply: Update soon
  • Last Date To Apply: Update soon
  • Exam Date: Update soon
  • Job Location: Andhra Pradesh
  • Official Website: psc.ap.gov.in
  • Check A.P. Govt Jobs here

A.P.P.S.C. Group II Vacancies 2020

From the official Website of A.P.P.S.C. the number of group 2 posts  is given below :

  • Name Of The Posts: Executive and Non-Executive Posts
  • Total Number Of Vacancies: 814 Posts

What are the Jobs in Group 2 A.P.P.S.C.?

The list of A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Posts is as follows:

Andhra Pradesh P.S.C. Gr-II Executive Posts:

  • Assistant Commercial Tax Officer (A.C.T.O.) in A.P. Commercial Taxes Subordinate Service
  • Deputy Tahsildar in A.P. Revenue Subordinate Service
  • Assistant Labour Officer (A.L.O.) in A.P. Labour and Employment Subordinate Service
  • Assistant Development Officers (A.D.O.) in A.P. Handloom and Textile Department
  • Prohibition and Excise Sub Inspector in A.P. Prohibition and Excise Subordinate service
  • Extension Officer (EO) in Panchayat Raj and Rural Department
  • Municipal Commissioner Grade-III in A.P. Municipal Commissioner Subordinate Service
  • Assistant Registrar in A.P. Cooperative societies
  • Executive Officer Grade-I in Commissioner of Endowments

PSC AP Group 2 Non – Executive Posts:

  • Assistant Section Officer (G.A.D.) in A.P. Secretariat Sub. Service
  • Assistant Section Officer (Finance) in A.P. Secretariat Sub. Service
  • A.S.O. – Assistant Section Officer (Law Dept) in A.P. Secretariat Subordinate Service
  • Assistant Section Officer (Legislature) in A.P. Legislature Secretariat Service
  • Sr Auditor in A.P. State Audit Subordinate Service
  • Senior Accountant in A.P. Works Accounts Sub Service
  • Senior Accountant in A.P. Treasuries and Accounts (H.O.D.) Sub Service
  • Sr Accountant in A.P. Treasuries and Accounts District Sub Service
  • Senior Accountant in Insurance A.P. G.L. I Sub service
  • Junior Assistant in A.P. Public Service Commission in A.P. Ministerial Service
  • Jr Assistant Labour Department in A.P. Ministerial Service
  • Junior Assistant in P.H. and M.E. Dept in A.P. Ministerial Service
  • Junior Assistant in A.P. Director General of Prisons & Correctional Services
  • Jr Assistant in A.P. Agriculture Department in A.P. Ministerial Service
  • Junior Assistant in sugar and Cane Department
  • Junior Assistant in A.P. Roads & Building Department
  • Jr Assistant in Survey Settlement and Land Records Department
  • Junior Accountant in various Departments in A.P. Treasuries & Accounts Sub-Service

What is the Eligibility For A.P.P.S.C.? Group 2 Exam 2020?

A.P.P.S.C. Group II Age Limit

The age limit for A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 executive and non-executive posts are as follows:

  • Minimum: 18 years
  • Maximum: 42 years

Upper age relaxation for the reserved candidates is as follows:

  • O.B.C.: 3 years
  • SC/ST candidates: 5 years
  • P.W.D. candidates: 10 years
  • O.B.C. + P.W.D. candidates: 13 years
  • SC/ST + P.W.D. candidates: 15 years

A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Educational Qualification

  • Assistant Section Officer/ Assistant Development Officer: Possess a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  • Municipal Commissioner Grade-III: Must hold a B.A. or B.Sc degree from a recognized institute or university
  • Assistant Commercial Tax Officer/Deputy Tahsildar/Assistant Labour Officer: Must hold a degree from a recognized institute or university
  • Junior Accountant: Must hold a degree in Bachelor of Computer Application (B.C.A.) or B.Sc (Computers) or B.Com (Computers) or B.A. (Computers) or B.Tech/B.E. with Computer Science and Information Technology or any equivalent from a recognized university
  • Prohibition and Excise Sub Inspector/Executive Officer: Possess a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university
  • Junior Assistants: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university

Other Group Exam Notifications in AP

A.P.P.S.C. Group-II Services Selection Process

Andhra Pradesh P.S.C. Group 2 Exam comprises the following selection rounds.

  • Screening Test/Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Personal Interview
  • Computer Proficiency Test
  • Document Verification
  • Physical Standard Test

Candidates who have cleared the written exam (prelims and mains) are eligible to appear for the further selection process.

  • Physical Standard Test Details
    • For Men candidates:
      • Height: 165 cm (General), 160 cm (ST)
      • Chest: 81 cm (expansion of 5 cm)
    • Women candidates:
      • Height: 152.5 cm
      • Weight: 45.5 kg

What is the Salary for Group 2 A.P.P.S.C.?

Selected candidates for A.P.P.S.C. Group II Vacancies will receive a good pay scale as follows:

  • Senior Auditor: Rs. 22,460/ to Rs.66,330/-
  • Junior Accountant: Rs. 16,400/- to Rs.49,870/-
  • Junior Assistant: Rs. 16,400/- to Rs.49,870/-
  • Senior Accountant: Rs. 22,460/ to Rs.66,330/-
  • Assistant Commercial Tax Officer (A.C.T.O.): Rs. 28,940/- to Rs.78,910/-
  • Municipal Commissioner Grade-III: Rs.29,760/- to Rs.80,930/-
  • Assistant Section Officer (A.S.O.): Rs. 26,600/- to Rs.77,030/-
  • Assistant Development Officers (A.D.O.): Rs. 26,600/- to Rs.77,030/-
  • Assistant Labour Officer (A.L.O.): Rs. 28,940/- to Rs.78,910/-
  • Sub-Registrar Grade-II: Rs. 28,940/- to Rs.78,910/-
  • Deputy Tahsildar: Rs. 28,940/- to Rs.78,910/-
  • Extension Officer (EO): Rs.29,760/- to Rs.80,930/-
  • Prohibition and Excise Sub Inspector: Rs. 26,600/- to Rs.77,030/-

A.P.P.S.C. One Time Registration (O.T.R.)

Before applying for A.P.P.S.C. Recruitment 2020, candidates have to complete the One-time registration process. We have shared here the simple steps of A.P.P.S.C. One-time Registration 2020. Also, check the mandatory details/documents required for A.P.P.S.C. Group II exam.

Steps for A.P.P.S.C. One-time Registration

  • Visit the official portal i.e, https://psc.ap.gov.in/
  • You will redirect to the home page of A.P.P.S.C.
  • If you are a new user, then hit “New Registration.”
  • Fill all the particulars in the APPSC OTR form
    • Aadhar card number
    • Name of the candidate
    • Basic details
  • Candidate’s Personal information
  • Candidate’s name same as on S.S.C. certificate
  • Date of Birth
  • Identification Marks
  • Parent’s Details (Father Name and Mother Name)
  • Mobile Number
  • Email Id
  • Religion
  • Community
  • Address (Permanent and Correspondence)
    • Educational details
      • 1st Class to 9th Class School Name and District Name
    • 10th class details
      • Hall Ticket Number
      • Passing Board
      • Percentage and Grade Points/Marks
      • Passed date, Month, and Year
    • Intermediate (10+2 standard) Details
      • Intermediate group
      • Board of Passing
      • Hall Ticket number
      • College name
      • Percentage
      • District/State
  • After the successful submission of the form, you will receive OTP to your registered mobile number and registered Email-ID for verification
  • Save the reference I.D. for future reference

A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Application Process

  1. Visit the official portal i.e, https://psc.ap.gov.in/
  2. On the home page, go to the “Recruitments” section
  3. Find and hit the Related advertisement link
  4. Read the full details provided in the official A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Notification
  5. Ensure the eligibility criteria
  6. If eligible, hit the “Apply Online.”
  7. Enter all the details in the A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Application form
  8. Pay the fee online or offline
  9. Upload the required documents in the prescribed format
  10. Verify the details before submitting the Group II APPSC Online application
  11. Finally, take a print out and keep the hard copy of the application for future use

Download A.P.P.S.C. Online Application Form

A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Syllabus 2020

Individuals who have applied for A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Recruitment 2020 are now eagerly waiting for syllabus and exam pattern. As A.P.P.S.C. Group II Syllabus and Exam Pattern helps you in getting a good score in the written exam; candidates have to download the syllabus from here.

What is the Syllabus for A.P.P.S.C.? Group 2?

A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Services Prelims Syllabus

  • Section A – General Studies and Mental Ability
  • Section B – Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh
  • Section C – Indian Constitution, Planning, and Economy

A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Mains Exam Syllabus 2020

  • Paper-I: General Studies and Mental Ability
  • Paper-II: General Overview of the Indian Constitution, Social History of Andhra Pradesh i.e., the history of various social and Cultural Movements in Andhra Pradesh
  • Paper-III: Planning in India and Indian Economy, contemporary problems, and developments in Rural Society with particular reference to Andhra Pradesh
    • Indian Economy and Present Status
    • Resources and Development
    • Money, Banking and Public Finance
    • Economic Policies of India and Andhra Pradesh
    • National Income
    • Agriculture and Industrial Growth of Andhra Pradesh

A.P. Group 2 Exam Pattern 2020

A.P.P.S.C. Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern is as follows:

A.P.P.S.C. Group II Prelims Exam Pattern

  • The screening test conducted by A.P.P.S.C. is the objective type which includes Section – A, B, and C
  • Section-A consists of the questions related to the General Studies and Mental Ability
  • The Section-B comprises the inquiries related to the Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh and Indian Constitution
  • Section-C consists of the questions related to the Planning and Economy
  • The exam paper comprises 150 questions for 150 marks
  • Duration of the exam is 2 ½ hours (150 minutes)
  • There is negative marking (i.e, 1/3rd of the allotted mark)

Andhra Pradesh Group II Mains Exam Pattern

  • A.P.P.S.C. Mains Exam is objective type includes Paper-I, II, and III
  • Paper-I consists of the questions related to General Studies and Mental Ability
  • Paper-II comprises the questions related to Social History, Cultural Movements, and Important events in Andhra Pradesh, Indian Constitution
  • Paper-III consists of the questions related to Indian Economy and Problems faced en-route to development, Rural and Urban culture and problems to overcome in the future, Impact of literature on the society
  • Each paper consists of 150 questions for 150 marks
  • Duration of the exam is 2 ½ hours (150 minutes)
  • For every wrong answer, 1/3rd of the allotted marks is deducted

A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Previous Papers

Andhra Pradesh P.S.C. Group 2 Executive and Non-Executive Previous Papers are available at psc.ap.gov.in. Candidates can download A.P.P.S.C. Group II Previous Papers and start your preparation with their help. Solving A.P. Group 2 Question Papers will give you an idea of the syllabus or topics covered, exam pattern/marking scheme, the duration of the exam, the difficulty level of the paper, etc.

A.P. Group II Hall Tickets 

The officials will release the A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Hall Tickets 2020 separately for mains and prelims exam on its official portal. So, candidates appearing for the written exam have to download the hall ticket. Without admit card, candidates are not allowed in the examination hall.

To download A.P.P.S.C. Group II Admit card 2020, candidates have to enter the valid login details like user Id and password in the required fields. On the Admit card, check for the applicant name, date and time of the exam, instructions related to the exam, and venue details, etc. After downloading, candidates have to check the details printed on it and contact the officials for corrections.

A.P.P.S.C. Group II Exam Centers

The A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Exam centres and their codes are as follows:

  • Srikakulam (10)
  • Vizianagaram (11)
  • Visakhapatnam (12)
  • East Godavari (13)
  • West Godavari (14)
  • Krishna (15)
  • Guntur (16)
  • Prakasam (17)
  • Potti Sriramulu Nellore (18)
  • Chittoor (19)
  • Kadapa (20)
  • Anantapur (21)
  • Kurnool (22)

A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Books 

During the preparation, a question arises in our mind “What are the best books for A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 exam?” In reply to this question, we have shared some of the best preparation books for A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 exam here.

  • Indian Polity – Telugu Academy Textbooks and A.O.U. Books
  • A.P.P.S.C. Group-2 Screening Test (Telugu Medium) by Vijeta Competitions Editorial Board
  • A.P.P.S.C. Group-2 General Studies Paper-1 Solved Papers (English Medium) by Sri Padmavathi Publications
  • A.P.P.S.C. Group-2 Screening Test Top-25 Model Papers (Telugu Medium) by Vijeta Competitions Editorial Board
  • Accountancy for CA-IPC (Group-II) – With Quick Revision Book (English Medium) by PC Tulsian and Bharat Tulsian
  • A.P.P.S.C. Group-2 Paper-III Section-II AP Economy (Contemporary Problems and Development of Andhra Pradesh) (English Medium) by Vijeta Competitions Editorial Board
  • N.C.E.R.T. Text Books
  • AP SCERT Text Books
  • R.S Agarwal’s Quantitative Aptitude Book
  • M Laxmikanth’s Indian Polity
  • C.B.S.E. Text Books on Disaster Management
  •  Intermediate History Books – Telugu Akademi’s
  • A.P. Geography – Telugu Academy Textbooks
  • A.P. Economy – Telugu Academy Textbooks
  • Indian Economy – Telugu Academy Textbooks
  • A.P. History by B.S.L. Hanumantha Rao
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Current affairs magazine
  • O.S. Textbooks on Environment

Preparation Tips For A.P.P.S.C. Group II Exam

  • Before starting your training, check the A.P.P.S.C. group 2 syllabus and exam pattern
  • Make a proper time table covering each and every topic or subject
  • Refer to a few crucial books
  • Listen to the online video lessons or lectures given by the subject experts
  • It is also better to maintain some short notes while preparing for the A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 exam
  • Take more mock tests to brush up your answering skills
  • Also, practice A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Previous papers to understand your speed and accuracy while solving the questions
  • Read Telugu and English newspapers daily for current affairs

A.P.P.S.C. Gr-II Exam Date

The authorities will announce the A.P.P.S.C. screening test and mains exam dates on its official portal. Applicants of A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Recruitment 2020 who have downloaded the admit card have to appear for the written exam as per the scheduled dates.

A.P. Group 2 Answer Key

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission will upload the A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Answer Key 2020 separately for prelims and mains exam at psc.ap.gov.in, the official Website. An answer key is useful in estimating your score to know your performance in the A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 exam before the release of results.

So, candidates who have appeared for the A.P.P.S.C. Group II Exam has to download the set-wise key (A, B, C, D) and cross-check your answers with the help of it. If you find any objections, you can file the complaints against the key in the prescribed format within the scheduled dates.

A.P.P.S.C. Group II Cut Off Marks

Cut Off marks are the minimum qualifying marks that applicants have to score in each stage to qualify for the next selection process. After the mains exam, the officials will prepare a final A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 cut off marks. Based on this, candidates will be recruited for Group-II services posts. A.P.P.S.C. Group II cut off marks depends upon the following factors:

  • Total number of students appeared for the written exam
  • Number of vacancies available
  • Category of the candidate
  • The difficulty level of the paper, etc

Andhra Pradesh P.S.C. Gr 2 Results

The officials will release the results on its official portal within 3 or 4 weeks after the completion of the exam. Applicants who have attempted the exam have to check the A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Results at psc.ap.gov.in. After downloading the result, keep a hard copy of it for future correspondence.

Other Details of A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Exam

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.s)

Q. Is there any negative marking in A.P.P.S.C. Group 2?

Ans. Yes, there is negative marking of 1/3rd of the allotted marks for each question.

Q. Is there any interview for A.P.P.S.C. Group 2?

Ans. NO, there is no interview process for A.P.P.S.C. Group 2, Jobs.

Q. How to apply for A.P.P.S.C. Group 2?

Ans. Refer to the A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 Application process/steps provided in this article.

Q. Is A.P.P.S.C. One Time Registration is mandatory?

Ans. Yes, APPSC OTR is mandatory. See A.P.P.S.C. One Time Registration process provided on this page.

Q. How to prepare for A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 exam?

Ans. Go through the preparation tips for A.P.P.S.C. group 2 exam provided on this page.

Q. What is A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 exam?

Ans. A.P.P.S.C. Group 2 exam is conducted by Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission to fill various executive and non-executive posts like a senior auditor, junior assistant, senior accountant, assistant section officer, etc.

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