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Andhra Pradesh PSC Group 3 Notification 2020 – Apply psc.ap.gov.in Panchayat Secretary Jobs

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APPSC Group 3 Notification 2020 download link will be available here. Get the Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Secretary Group III Vacancies, age limit, educational qualification, selection criteria, application procedure, exam fee, important dates, etc. If you are eligible, then apply for APPSC Group III Recruitment 2020 on or before the due date.

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Notification 2020 – Overview

  • Organization Name: Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)
  • Check AP Govt Jobs here
  • Name Of The Posts: Group 3 Posts
  • Total Number Of Vacancies: Various
  • Category: Govt Jobs
  • Starting date of Application Process: April 2020
  • Last date for Submission of Application: May 2020
  • Date of Prelims Examination: June 2020
  • Date of Main Examination: August 2020
  • Job Location: Andhra Pradesh
  • Official Website: psc.ap.gov.in
  • Sarkari Naukri 2020

ఏపీపీఎస్సీ గ్రూప్ – III ఎగ్జామినేషన్ నోటిఫికేషన్ 2020

Andhra Pradesh, Public Service Commission, is going to release APPSC Notification 2020 in the upcoming months to fill various Group 3 (Panchayat Secretary Grade-IV) vacancies. APPSC is an excellent opportunity for those candidates who are looking for Government Jobs. Once the official APPSC Group 3 Notification 2020, the officials will invite the online application forms at psc.ap.gov.in.

Candidates who are permanent residents of Andhra Pradesh state can grab this chance and apply for APPSC Group III Jobs as soon as possible. Go through the below sections to get more details of APPSC Group 3 Panchayat Secretary Notification 2020 like eligibility, selection process, district wise vacancies, salary, application process, fees, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation tips, etc.

Andhra Pradesh Group III Vacancies

Through APPSC Group 3 Recruitment 2020, the following vacancies are going to fill:

  • The Total no of Vacancies: 339

What are the Posts in Group 3 APPSC?

  • Village Revenue Officer (VRO)
  • ANMs
  • Animal Husbandry Assistant (AHA)
  • Multi-Purpose Fisheries Assistant (MPFA)
  • Survey Assistant
  • Junior Assistant cum Computer Assistant
  • Extension Officer Grade-I (Supervisor)
  • Panchayat Secretary (Grade-V)
  • Horticulture MPEOs
  • Agriculture MPEOs
  • Assistant Statistical Officer (ASO)
  • Assistant Social, BC and Tribal Welfare Officers
  • Sericulture MPEOs
  • Mahila Police and Women and Child Welfare Assistant
  • Engineering Assistant
  • Panchayat Secretary (Grade-VI) Digital Assistant
  • Welfare and Education Assistant

The above APPSC Group 3 vacancies are going to fill in various districts such as:

  • West Godavari
  • Krishna
  • Guntur
  • Prakasam
  • Chittoor
  • Ananthapuramu
  • Nellore
  • Srikakulam
  • Vizianagaram
  • Visakhapatnam
  • East Godavari
  • Kurnool
  • Kadapa

 APPSC Group III Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria

It is essential to check whether you have met the eligibility requirements or not before applying for APPSC Group 3 Jobs. If your profile does not suit this job profile, you are not eligible to apply.

Age Limit

  • 18-42 years

Upper age relaxation applies to the OBC/SC/ST/PWD candidates as per the govt rules.

  • OBC/SC/ST candidates: 5 years
  • PWD candidates: 10 years


  • Applicants should have completed a degree from any university or institute to apply for APPSC Group 3 Recruitment 2020

APPSC Group 3 Selection Process

APPSC Panchayat Secretary jobs hire the best candidates; the authorities will conduct the following selection process:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview
  • Document Verification

What is the  Salary of Panchayat Secretary in AP?

Selected candidates will get an attractive pay scale as follows:

  • Panchayat Secretary: Rs. 16,400 – 49,870/- per month
  • Extension Officer Grade 1: Rs.24,440 – Rs.71,510/- per month

AP Group 3 Application Process

APPSC Group 3 Application process is completely online, and candidates must be aware of the guidelines/instructions before applying for APPSC Group III Recruitment 2020. Any little mistake in the application form will lead to the rejection of the application. So, go through the step by step process provided below to avoid mistakes while filling the APPSC Group 3 Online application.

APPSC One-Time Registration Process

  1. Candidates applying for the first time for APPSC Recruitment 2020 have to fill the OTPR application to get OTPR Id
  2. While filling the OTPR form, candidates have to enter the following details:
    • Aadhar card details
    • Essential information like name, date of birth, mobile number, parent’s details, etc
    • Educational details, etc
  3. After filling, ensure whether the details supplied are correct or not
  4. If you find any mistakes, modify them by hitting “Modify OTPR.”
  5. Save the details and proceed further

How To Apply For APPSC Group III Recruitment 2020?

  1. Log in to the APPSC website, i.e., psc.ap.gov.in using OTPR Id and password
  2. After login, hit the “Online Application Submission.”
  3. Click the “Payment” to pay the application fee using payment gateway
  4. Fill all the appropriate details in the payment form and submit it
  5. On successful submission of the form, payment reference ID generated and displayed on the screen
  6. Hit “OK”. A new page showing various payment options will appear
  7. You have to choose any one of them to complete the payment process
  8. Once the payment is successful, the reference id generated and noted down for future reference
  9. After the completion of the payment process, you will redirect to the application form
  10. Fill the required details in the APPSC Group 3 application form
  11. Once the application form is submitted successfully, the application receipt generate
  12. Take a print out and keep it safe for future correspondence

psc.ap.gov.in Group 3 Application Fee Details

  • Applicants have to pay Rs. 250/- towards the application fee and Rs. 80/- towards the examination fee
  • SC, ST, BC, PH and Ex-Servicemen exempted from the payment of the examination fee
  • They have to pay the fee online through the payment gateway using a credit card/debit card/net banking

AP Group 3 (Panchayat Secretary) Syllabus

Before appearing for the written exam, it is essential to know the APPSC Group 3 Syllabus. It will help you in getting the topics/subjects that will be covered or asked in the exam. So, candidates have to download APPSC Group 3 Syllabus here.

  • APPSC Group 3 Preliminary Syllabus
    • Part-A: General Studies and Mental Ability
    • Part-B: Rural Development And Problems In Rural Areas With Special Reference To Andhra Pradesh
  • APPSC Gr-III Mains Exam Syllabus
    • Paper-I: General Studies: Mental Ability and Language Ability
    • Paper-II: Contemporary Problems and Development of Rural Society with Special Reference to Andhra Pradesh

APPSC Group 3 Exam Pattern 2020

Along with the syllabus, you have to check APPSC Group III Exam Pattern. Exam pattern helps you in getting the total number of questions asked in the exam, full marks allotted, etc. So, you can prepare by giving priority to the sections covering more marks.

  • AP Group III Prelims Exam Pattern 
    • The exam paper comprises 150 questions for 150 marks
    • Each question carries one mark
    • The duration of the exam is 2 ½ hours (150 minutes)
    • For each wrong answer, 1/3rd of the marks allotted for that question will deduct
    • Questions are of degree standard
  • APPSC Panchayat Secretary Mains Exam Pattern
    • The exam comprises of two papers: Paper-I and II
    • Each paper consists of 150 questions
    • Each question carries one mark
    • The total marks for mains paper are 300
    • The exam duration is 2 ½ hours for each paper

APPSC Group 3 Previous Question Papers

Do you want to crack the APPSC Group III Exam? If yes, you can make your preparation perfect with the help of APPSC Group 3 Panchayat Secretary Previous Papers. The best way to score better marks in the written exam is solving APPSC Group III Previous Question Papers. So, make your preparation effective by downloading and practising APPSC Panchayat Secretary Old Question papers.

What Are The Best Books For The APPSC Group 3?

Through practising previous papers, reference books are also equally crucial for APPSC Group 3 Exam. You have to start a practice or refer the preparation books right from the beginning, but not at the final stage. We have listed down some of the APPSC Panchayat Secretary Books for your convenience.

  • Economic and Political Weekly by Nilakantha Rath
  • Village Development planning by H.R Yadav
  • APPSC Group 3 Panchayat Secretary by Surya Chandra Publications
  • APPSC Group 3 Panchayat Secretary by Vivana Publications
  • Andhra Pradesh Samajika Ardhika Survey by Vivana Publications
  • General Studies and General Knowledge by GBK Publications
  • General Knowledge – AP academic books from 6th Class to 10th Class
  • Reasoning and Arithmetic by R.S Agrawal
  • Mental Ability Reasoning by Vijeta Competitions

How To Prepare for APPSC Group 3 Exam?

You can look at the first preparation tips for APPSC Group II  Exam provided below:

  • Understand the APPSC Group III Syllabus and exam pattern
  • Make a proper schedule for preparation covering all topics or subjects
  • “The more you read, the more things you will know” So, you can refer to a few preparation books, study materials, etc. for preparation
  • Ready Telugu and English newspapers and Science and Technology magazines daily
  • Maintain short notes during training which makes you easy to revise
  • Practice APPSC Group 3 Panchayat Secretary Previous Papers to get an idea about the type of questions asked in the exam
  • Take more mock tests so that you will be able to manage your time during the real/actual exam
  • During practice, try to understand what topic or subject troubles you and study it more to score better
  • Face the exam confidently All the best

APPSC Group III Admit Card 2020

The commission will release the APPSC Group 3 Hall ticket 2020 on its official portal. Applicants who wish to appear for the written exam have to download the APPSC Group III Admit card separately for prelims and mains by using valid registration number and DOB/password.

After downloading, cross-check whether the details printed on it are correct or not. If you find any mistakes, immediately contact the officials for corrections.

APPSC Group 3 Notification Exam Date 

The officials will release the APPSC Group 3 exam date on its official portal. Candidates who have successfully registered for the APPSC Group 3 Recruitment 2020 have to check the exam date carefully and appear on the scheduled dates at the respective exam centres.

APPSC Group 3 Answer Key

After the completion of the written exam, Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission will release set-wise APPSC Group III Answer Key 2020 on its official portal. Candidates who have attempted the written exam can download APPSC Group 3 Exam key and cross-check your answers with the help of it. Submit your objections against the key along with the copy of the hall ticket for the particular post.

AP Group 3 Panchayat Secretary Cut Off Marks 

Before the announcement of the results, you can estimate your score or know your performance with the help of the answer key and cut off marks. Cut off marks are the minimum marks that you have to score to get qualified for further rounds. APPSC Group III Cut off marks are decided by the officials based on the following:

  • Total number of candidates appeared for the exam
  • Number of available vacancies
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Category of the applicant, etc

AP Group 3 Results

The officials will release APPSC Group III Panchayat Secretary Results on its official portal. Applicants have to enter the valid login details to check their APPSC Group 3 Result 2020.

Useful Link

FAQs Related To APPSC Group 3 Exam 2020

  • Is there any negative marking in APPSC Group 3 2020?
    • Ans. Yes, there is negative marking, i.e., 1/3rd of the allotted marks to the question should reduce.
  • How can I apply for APPSC Group 3 2020?
    • Ans. Refer to the APPSC Group 3 Application Process, OTR steps, etc. provided on this page.
  • What is Group 3 Exam?
    • Ans. Every year, APPSC conducts Group 3 exam to recruit candidates for Panchayat Secretary, Junior Assistant cum Computer Assistant, Assistant Social, BC and Tribal Welfare Officers, Assistant Statistical Officer (ASO), etc. in its organization.
  • When is the next notification for APPSC Groups in 2020?
    • Ans. APPSC Groups Notification 2020 will release at the end of 2020 or the beginning of 2020. So, keep in touch with our site regularly or bookmark our page by pressing Ctrl+D for more updates.

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