APPSC Group 1 Exam

APPSC Group 1 is a prestigious competitive exam that is conducted to recruit civil servants in the state administration of Andhra Pradesh.

Candidates will find the updated information about APPSC Group 1 in this article.

Table of Contents:

  1. Latest Updates about APPSC
  2. APPSC Group 1 Exam
  3. Apply Online
  4. APPSC Posts and Salaries
  5. APPSC Contact Details

Latest Update Regarding APPSC Exams

  • APPSC 2019 Selection Notification out – The commission has released a notice on july 5th 2022, regarding the selection of candidates for APPSC exam 2019. The recruitment process (prelims, mains and interview) for selecting candidates, to 167 posts in Group-I Services, in the State of Andhra Pradesh is completed. Candidates who appared for the APPSC 2019 exam can check their registration numbers on the APPSC Selection Notification PDF provided below –

APPSC 2019 Selection Notification PDF:-Download PDF Here

  • APPSC Exam Pattern to Change – In wake of state services reforms, the APPSC has dispensed interviews for state public service commission examinations under all categories, including for Group-I services.
  • The new pattern of the APPSC Group 1 Exam for all upcoming recruitments would be:
    • Stage I – Prelims, and
    • Stage II – Mains
  • The APPSC Group 1 Interview 2019 has been postponed in the light of directions and instructions issued by the Andhra Pradesh High Court. Fresh APPSC Dates for Group 1 interview yet not out.

APPSC Group 1 Exam 2022

APPSC Group 1 Services

APPSC Group 1 2020-21 notification is not out yet. We will update the dates for APPSC Group 1 Prelims and Group 1 Mains 2020-21 once the official notification is out. 

The APPSC Group 1 Exam details for the exam year 2020-21 will be updated below:

  • Name of Exam: APPSC Group 1
  • Exam Stages: Prelims & Mains [Interviews are scrapped]
  • Date of APPSC Notification: To be announced
  • Date of APPSC Group 1 Prelims: To be announced

Candidates can go through the latest notification, syllabus, and eligibility criteria of APPSC Group 1 exam from the linked articles given below:

APPSC Group 1 Notification
APPSC Group 1 Syllabus
APPSC Group 1 Eligibility


The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) is a constitutional body that assists the state government in matters of recruitment, transfers, and disciplinary actions.

For the details of Public Service Commission Exams conducted by other states, candidates can refer to the linked article.

APPSC Group-I Services 2019

The APPSC Group 1 Exam Details for the exam year 2019 are given below:

  1. Name of Exam: APPSC Group 1
  2. Exam Stages: 3; Prelims, Mains and Interview
  3. Date of APPSC Notification: December 2018
  4. Last Date of Submitting Application: February 2019
  5. Date of APPSC Group 1 – Prelims: May 26, 2019
  6. Vacancies: 169 (44 Carry Forward Vacancies + 125 Fresh Vacancies)
  7. Result of APPSC Group 1 – Prelims: November 1, 2019
  8. Date of APPSC Group 1 – Mains: December 14, 2020 onwards
  • APPSC Group 1 Mains 2019 Result has been announced. Candidates can check the APPSC Mains Result Updates in the linked article. The exam took place between 14th December 2020 and 20th December 2020. The qualified candidates have to download the proforma application from the Commission’s website and submit the filled detailed application form on or before 15th June 2021 through the web link provided by APPSC and produce one copy at the time of certificate verification.
  • Download the APPSC Question Papers for Group 1 Mains examination answer practise from APPSC Study Material post.
  • 9678 candidates appeared for APPSC Group 1 Mains Examination 2019 after the commission released the revised APPSC Group 1 Prelims result 2019.

The APPSC Exam Calendar is given below. *Candidates must cross-verify the dates of the ongoing examinations from the official website of APPSC – (

Exam Name/APPSC Notification Vacancies Prelims Exam Date Mains Exam Date
Group II Services 446 May 5, 2019 29, 30th August 2019
Asst Commissioner of Endowments 07 13, 14th May 2019
AEEs in Various Engineering Services 309 Feb 17, 2019 14,15th May 2019
Asst Director of Eco. and Stats. 06 14,15th May 2019
Group I Services 169 May 26, 2019 2nd November 2020 onward
Forest Range Officer 24 May 28, 2019 (tentative) August 2019
Fisheries Development Officer 43 28, 29th May 2019
Asst Inspector of Fisheries 10 29th, 30th May 2019
Sericulture Officer 13 28, 29th May 2019
Junior Assistant/Typist in Acharya NG Ranga Agriculture University 115 30, 31st May 2019
Asst Statistical Officer 78 30th May 2019
Forest Beat Officer + Asst Beat Officer 330+100 June 16, 2019 3rd September 2019
Deputy Surveyor 29 19, 20th June 2019
Town Planning Building Overseer 18 20th June 2019
Divisional Accounts Officer 20 July 7, 2019 (tentative) October 2019
Hostel Welfare Officer 28 11th July 2019
Forest Section Officer 50 29, 30th July 2019
Food Safety Officer 22 30, 31st July 2019
Panchayat Secretary Grade IV 1051 April 21, 2019 (tentative) August 2019
Assistant Telugu Translator 02 (tentative) August 2019
Junior Lecturer 237 (tentative) September 2019
Polytechnic Lecturer 405 (tentative) September 2019
Degree College Lecturer 308 (tentative) September 2019
Gazetted Posts As notified (tentative) July/October 2019
Non-Gazetted Posts As notified (tentative) July/October 2019


APPSC – Apply Online

For applying to any APPSC exam, candidates have to follow the steps given below:

  1. Open the official site in the browser
  2. On the homepage, you can find the latest news and notifications for upcoming exams
  3. Before you apply for any exam, candidates first have to complete the One-Time-Profile-Registration (OTPR)
  4. Click on the OTPR link given on the right side of the APPSC homepage
  5. On the page that opens up, click on New Registration for Direct Recruitment.
  6. The candidates will have to enter the following information:
    • Aadhaar Details
    • Basic Details
    • Address Details
    • Educational Qualifications
    • Photo and Signature Upload
  7. Review the entered information carefully and click on Submit.
  8. On successful submission, the OTPR Reference ID will be generated and displayed on a screen
  9. Once candidates get the Reference ID, they can log in
  10. After login, candidates have to click on the “Online Application Submission” present in the bottom right corner of the APPSC homepage
  11. Click on the payment link next to the notification you want to apply for
  12. The form will be pre-populated from the data given for OTPR
  13. Verify the details and fill the application-specific data
  14. Submit the application and complete the payment process.
  15. After payment is successful, the payment reference ID will be generated
  16. Thereafter, the candidate will have to fill the application form (most details will be filled from the OTPR data).
  17. Choose the exam centre, post preference etc.
  18. Submit the form and save/print the application receipt.
  19. Use the application receipt for any future reference/correspondence.

Candidates can also see the details of the IAS Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission in the linked article.

APPSC Group 1 Posts and Salaries

As per the APPSC Notification for Group 1 Exam 2019, the posts and salaries are given below:

Post Code Name of Post Service Scale of Pay
1 Deputy Collector Andhra Pradesh Civil Service Rs 40,270 – Rs 93,780
2 Assistant Commissioner AP State Tax Service Rs 40,270 – Rs 93,780
3 Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat -2) AP Police Service Rs 40,270 – Rs 93,780
4 Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men) AP Jail Service Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
5 District Fire Officer AP Fire Service Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
6 Asst Treasury Officer/Asst Accounts Officer AP Treasury and Accounts Service Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
7 Regional Transport Officer AP Transport Service Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
8 Asst Prohibition & Excise Superintendent AP Excise Service Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
9 Mandal Parishad Development Officer AP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
10 District Registrar AP Registration Service Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
11 District Employment Officer AP Employment Exchange Service Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
12 Deputy Registrar AP Cooperative Service Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
13 District Tribal Welfare Officer AP Tribal Welfare Service Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
14 District Social Welfare Officer AP Social Welfare Service Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
15 District BC Welfare Officer AP BC Welfare Service Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
16 District Panchayat Officer AP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Service Rs 37,100 – Rs 91,450
17 Municipal Commissioner Grade-II AP Municipal Administration Services Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
18 Administrative Officer/Lay Secretary and Treasurer Grade-II AP Medical and Health (Administration) Service Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
19 Asst Audit Officer AP State Audit Service Rs 35,120 – Rs 87,130
APPSC Contact Details

The APPSC Contact details are as follows:

  • Official Website:
  • Phone Number: 040-29802633
  • Address: APPSC Office, New Government Offices Building 2nd Floor, MG Road(Bandhar Road), Opposite Indira Gandhi Municipal Complex, Vijayawada – 520010, AP
  • Composition of commission: Chairman + 9 members
  • Current Chairman: Dr P. Udaya Bhaskar

To prepare for other government exams, check the links below:

  1. Latest Notifications of Government Exams
  2. Government Schemes


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  1. Sir,
    I’m from Tamilnadu. and I’m interested to write Andhra Pradesh Government Exam can I write APPSC Exam. It is possible?

  2. When will the notification for group 1, 2020 will release

  3. How to gather the best stuff for APPSC group 2021? &
    preparation process too