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APPSC Panchyat Secretary Notification 2019

APPSC Current Notifications & Important Dates

APPSC Group III Recruitment 2019 Notification Out- 1721 Panchayat Secretary Jobs

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has at last decided to release out Group-3 Notification along with Group-1 and Group-2 recruitment advertisements. At this time it is a bit difficult to secure  APPSC Upcoming Notifications because the reason is it’s been nearly a year for lack of employment opportunities to the job searchers. So, applicants those who are interested at this job notification may get ready to face the upcoming exam and reach your dream. The application process will start from 26th December 2018. For more details like eligibility criteria, salary, post wise vacancy details, selection process and other information can be know by referring the official web portal of APPSC i.e https://psc.ap.gov.in   

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Vacancy Details – District Wise

Total Number of vacancies to be filled by APPSC Group-III is 1721 Posts

Name of the post: Panchayat Secretary (Grade-IV) in Panchayat Raj Subordinate Service

  • Group 3 other posts – 670
  • Gazetted Posts – 31
  • Non-Gazetted – 22

District Wise Panchayat Secretary (Grade-IV) Carried Forward Vacancies  – 51 Posts

  • Srikakulam-07
  • Vizianagaram-01
  • Visakhapatnam-02
  • East Godavari-12
  • West Godavari-04
  • Krishna-03
  • Guntur-02
  • Prakasam-05
  • Nellore-01
  • Chittoor-07
  • Ananthapuramu-03
  • Kurnool-02
  • Kadapa-02

District Wise Panchayat Secretary (Grade-IV) Fresh Vacancies  – 1000 Posts

  • Srikakulam-107
  • Vizianagaram-119
  • Visakhapatnam-105
  • East Godavari-92
  • West Godavari-21
  • Krishna-19
  • Guntur-48
  • Prakasam-167
  • Nellore-62
  • Chittoor-134
  • Ananthapuramu-38
  • Kurnool-88
  • Kadapa-00

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Group-III Carried Forward Vacancies

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Group-III Fresh Vacancies 

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidates those who have passed degree from a recognized university can apply.

Age limit

Minimum age to apply for Group-III Services exam  is 18 years.
Maximum age to apply for Group-III Services exam is 42 years. Age relaxation for SC/ST/ OBC is 05 years, physically handicapped persons is 10 years


Selected candidates as Panchayat Secretary will get pay in between Rs.16,400 to 49,870/-

Selection Process

Candidates have to attend written examination which will be conducted by the commission on scheduled dates.

On 21st April 2019 candidates will have screening test and on 02nd August 2019 candidates will have main examination.

Application Process

Mode of applying for APPSC Group-III notification is through online mode. From 27th December 2018 to 19th January 2019 the online link will be active.

Application Fee

Applicants have to pay application fee of Rs.250/- and examination fee of Rs.80/-

SC/ ST applicants have to pay only exam fee of Rs.80/-. Candidates must pay fee before 18th January 2019.

How to Apply Online?

https://psc.ap.gov.in is the link applicants can apply application form directly.

Useful Links

Group-III Examination Pattern

Contenders have to attend two exams. One is screening test of marks 150 marks and main examination consists of 2 papers, weight age of marks is 300 marks.

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Screening Test Pattern (Objective Type)

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Main Exam Pattern (Degree Standard)

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Tips and Tricks

Tips for Examination

Examinations can be stressful, so one needs to calm down on the day of examination.

Tips for Interview

Few tips on how to perform well during interview process are

  • Start your day confidently.
  • Arrive at the venue well before the given time.
  • Dress smartly in formals.
  • Greet the interview panel humbly and maintain confidence and positive body language.
  • Listen before answering the questions and use appropriate language while answering the questions
  • Pay proper and equal attention towards all the interviewers
  • Say ‘Thank you’ at the end and leave

Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Secretary Jobs 2018 Notification – 1151 Posts (Contract Basis)

Current Notification & Important Dates

  • Official Notification : AP Panchayat Secretary Posts 2018 Notification
  • Total N.of Posts : 1151 Jobs
  • Starting Date to Submit Application : Update Soon
  • Last Date to Submit Application : Update Soon

AP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Recruitment 2018 Notification for Panchayat Secretary Posts

Andhra Pradesh State Government has finally released job notification regarding filling up of 1511 Panchayat Secretary Posts on contract basis in various districts namely Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, East & West Godavari, Guntur, Prakasam, Kurnool, Chittoor, Kuddapah etc. So, those who are waiting from a long time onwards can start applying. You may visit the official site to get more information.

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No. of Panchayat Secretary posts in AP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Department is 1511 on contract basis for a period of one year. District wise vacancy details are given below.

  • Srikakulam-83
  • Vizianagaram-61
  • Visakhapatnam-94
  • East Godavari-205
  • West Godavari-113
  • Krishna-196
  • Guntur-122
  • Prakasam-22
  • Nellore-194
  • Ananthapuram-130
  • Kurnool-111
  • Kuddapah-194
  • Chittoor-166

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Minimum qualification for applicants to apply is degree in any discipline from a recognized university.

Age Limit

Applicants age must be in between 18 to 42 years. Age relaxation for SC/ST is 05 years, OBC is 03 years.


Selected candidates during contract period will get pay scale of Rs.15,000/- per month.

Selection Process

Candidates through merit, interview and medical fitness basis will get hired.

AP Panchayat Secretary Application Process

Mode of applying for Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Department Recruitment is through offline mode. Starting and last dates of application process will be updated soon.


Andhra Pradesh Group III Panchayat Secretary Syllabus

APPSC Group 3 Notification

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts Group 3 examination for selection of candidates to the posts of Non-executive officers in various departments of state government. Based on the requirement and vacant posts, recruitments are done once or twice a year. TSPSC, KPSC, TNPSC, etc., are also popular state government job exams in the country.


The important positions along with eligibility criteria such as educational qualifications and age limit are given below.

Junior Inspector of Cooperative Societies

  • Age Limit- 18-36 years
  • Educational Qualification – Graduation in any discipline
  • Pay Scale – As per the government norms

Village Development Officer

  • Age Limit- 18-36 years
  • Educational Qualification – Graduation in any discipline
  • Pay Scale – As per the government norms


  • SC, ST, and BC candidates have 5 years of age relaxations.
  • Government employees of Andhra Pradesh have 5 years of relaxations. (Except for Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board (APSEB), Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation, Corporations, Municipalities).
  • Ex-Servicemen have 3 years of relaxations.
  • N.C.C or those who have worked as instructors in N.C.C. have 3 years of relaxations.
  • Retrenched temporary employees of state government will be given 3 years of relaxations.
  • Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates have 10 years of relaxations.


  •   The candidate must be a citizen of India.


All the Notifications related to the Group 3 examinations are displayed on the official website of the Andhra Pradesh Public service Commission i.e. ‘www.psc.ap.gov.in’. For updated information on other government job notifications from APPSC such as APPSC Group – 1, APPSC Group – II, APPSC Group – IV, etc., visit our website ‘Drona’.

Application Procedure

  • The aspirants must visit the official website psc.ap.gov.in.
  • Navigate to ‘One Time Profile Registration (OTPR)’ button and  choose ‘Direct Recruitment or Departmental Test’.
  • Click on ‘New Registration’ and fill the online application form with necessary details such as the  Aadhar card number and all other necessary details in the form
  • Upload scanned copies of  photograph and signature.
  • Select on the type of notification you prefer and click submit.
  • Then save the generated ID and the Password for all future communications

Selection Procedure

Written Examination

The first stage of selection procedure is Written Examination. It consists of  2 papers and the questions asked will be of objective type.


Candidates attitude and personality will be assessed during interview by the interview panel members.

Document Verification

The candidates qualified in interview are then called for document verification. The documents uploaded on the online application form should match the original documents.

Exam Pattern

Written Examination

It is the first stage of Group 3 examination. It consists of two papers. Each paper is Objective type carrying a total of 150 marks. The time duration for each paper is 90 minutes. Negative marking is given as penalty for wrong answers, but there will be no negative marking for unattempted questions. The question papers will be given in 3 languages, English, Telugu, and Urdu.

Paper I – General Studies, Mental Ability, and Language Ability

  •    Current Events of National Importance
  •    History and Geography of Andhra Pradesh
  •    Mental Ability
  •    Language Ability (Proficiency in the use of language, ability for comprehension, summarization, idiomatic usage, vocabulary and usage, detection of mistakes, substitutes)

Paper II – Contemporary Problems and Development of Rural Society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh

  • Problems of Rural Health and Sanitation – Village Development
  • Social Tensions and Conflicts in Contemporary Society- Problems of Deprived Groups, Multilingual Society, Unemployment, Student Unrest, etc.
  •  Indian System of Democracy- Democratic Institutions
  • General Science including Scientific Development relevant to Panchayati Raj,  Rural Areas, Cooperative Institutions in the service of Rural Areas, their Role, Effectiveness, and Cooperative Movement in India with special reference to Andhra Pradesh, and Labour Saving Devices.


The candidates qualified in the written examination must attend the Interview. Interviews are taken for reviewing the selected candidate’s personality.

Document Verification

The selected candidates in the Interview process are called for the Document Verification process. Candidates are suggested to carry all the original documents/certificates along with 2 photo copies with them.

Previous Papers

Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Secretary Screening Test Paper

Reference Books/Readings

Paper I – General Studies, Mental Ability, and Language Ability

  • General Studies & General Knowledge – GBK Publications
  • For GK read all the AP academic books from 6th Class to 10th Class
  • Reasoning and Arithmetic by ‘ R.S Agrawal’
  • Mental Ability Reasoning – Vijeta Competitions

Paper II – Contemporary Problems and Development of Rural Society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh

  • Village Development planning by ‘H.R Yadav’
  • APPSC Group 3 Panchayati Secretary – Surya Chandra Publications
  • APPSC Group 3 Panchayati Secretary – Vivana Publications
  • Andhra Pradesh Samajika Ardhika Survy – Vivana Publications

Online Readings-                                                                                                   

  •    Economic and Political Weekly by ‘Nilakantha Rath’
  •    Articles posted on Daily newspapers and magazines

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