Get details about APPSC Group I – Exam Selection Process. Already in our previous articles we have provided information about APPSC Notification 2017 – Vacancies for Group I Posts & APPSC Group I Exam Eligibility Details. Now, we are going to provide information about APPSC Group I Exam Selection Process in this article. Most of the candidates are desirous about APPSC (Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission) Group I Exams. It is very tough to clear all the stages & get a job in APPSC Group I. Before going to have a trail for exams, one must have a brief idea about the selection process of Group 1 Exams. That’s why, today we are providing details about APPSC Group I Exam Selection Process.
APPSC Group I Exam Selection Process
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission’s (APPSC) Selection Process mainly under goes through three stages.
- Written Examination
- Interview / Oral Test
- Final Selection
So, to get government job through APPSC Group I Exams, one must have to qualify in all the above mentioned stages. You can get a clear idea from the below information.
The selection process consists written examination, Oral test and Final selection…..
1) Written examination: The written examination conducted by APPSC in 2 stages which includes Preliminary and Main’s examination. The Preliminary examination is conducted in order to shortlist the number of candidates for Main Examination. This exam comprising of General Studies & Mental Ability & the paper contains 150 objective type questions carries 150 maximum marks, 2½ hours is the time duration for the examination. Candidates who qualified in first stage preliminary exam are selected for second stage Main examination in 1:50 ratio. The Main examination consists of five conventional type papers with conventional type questions .They are Paper – I, II, III, IV, V and one General English paper .The General English paper is of qualifying in nature and the paper is in S.S.C standard and this paper marks are not counted for Final Ranking. Each Paper carries 150 marks and 3 hours time duration .Total marks for Main examination is 750 marks. Separate minimum qualifying marks will be given for Reservation candidates.
2) Interview/Oral Test: Candidates who scored minimum qualifying marks in Main Examination will be called for Interview in 1:2 ratio on merit basis. Maximum marks for Interview is 75. Total marks for both written exam and interview is 825. Minimum qualifying marks for SC/ST/PH candidate’s is 247.50/825 , for BC’s 288.75/825 and others 330/825 . In this interview commission will ask questions from attitude’s, decision makings, leadership qualities etc.
3) The final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the candidate’s in Written Examination, and Oral Test taken together & subjected to the rule of reservation of appointments wherever it applies and number of vacancies available, physical fitness and medical standards . Selected candidates may allotted in their positions.
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