APPSC Group I Notification 2023 Out for 81 Posts

APPSC Group I Notification 2023 Out for 81 Posts. APPSC has released the Group I Recruitment Notification 2023 for 81 Vacancies in AP Government Services. The APPSC Gr I is the highly waited Notification from the Groups aspirants. The Online Application form will be available from 1st Jan to 21st Jan 2024. Details of the APPSC Group I Recruitment Notification 2023, Eligibility, Vacancies, Qualification, Age Limit, Online Application Schedule is explained below.


APPSC Gr I Recruitment Notification 2023 Applications are invited online through Commission’s Website ( from eligible candidates for the posts falling under Group- I Services from 01/01/2024 to 21/01/2024 by 11:59 mid night.

    APPSC Group I Notification 2023 Out for 81 Posts

    APPSC Group I Notification 2023

    ఏపీలో గ్రూప్-1 నోటిఫికేషన్‌ విడుదల
    అమరావతి: ఆంధ్రప్రదేశ్‌లో గ్రూప్‌-1 నోటిఫికేషన్‌ విడుదలైంది. 81 పోస్టుల భర్తీ కోసం ఏపీపీఎస్సీ గ్రూప్-1 నోటిఫికేషన్‌ విడుదల చేసింది. వచ్చే ఏడాది జనవరి 1 నుంచి 21వ తేదీ వరకు దరఖాస్తు చేసుకునేందుకు అవకాశం కల్పించినట్లు కమిషన్‌ తెలిపింది. గ్రూప్‌-1 నోటిఫికేషన్‌కు సంబంధించి పూర్తి వివరాలు వెబ్‌సైట్‌లో అందుబాటులో ఉంచినట్లు ఏపీపీఎస్సీ పేర్కొంది.


    APPSC Group I Recruitment 2023 Notification Out

    It is hereby informed that the Commission has issued APPSC Group I Notification  2023 with No.12/2023, dated: 08/12/2023 for filling up of 81 vacancies (Tentative) in various categories under Group-I Services. The Notification is available on the Commission’s Website from 08/12/2023. 

    On-line applications are invited from the eligible candidates from 01/01/2024 to 21/01/2024 by 11:59 mid night. The breakup of vacancies, scale of pay, age, community, educational qualifications and other information with instructions will be available on the Commission’s Website before 01/01/2024. 

    The eligible candidates may apply online after satisfying themselves as per the terms and conditions of the notification by login the Commission’s website

    The Screening Test (Preliminary examination) will be held on 17/03/2024 in offline mode (Objective type & OMR based). Candidates will be short listed to the Mains Examination in the ratio as may be decided by the Commission at an appropriate time as per G.O.Ms.No.5, General Administration (Ser-A) Dept., dt: 05.01.2018.  The Main Examination would be in descriptive type and date of Main Examination will be announced later.

    APPSC Group I Notification Overview

    APPSC Group I Notification 2023
    Name of the Notification APPSC Group I Recruitment Notification 2023
    Name of the Agency Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
    Post Various Group I Level Posts in AP Govt
    Vacancies 81
    Application Mode Online Apply
    Online Apply Dates 01/01/2024 to 21/01/2024
    Screening Test Preliminary Exam Dates 17/03/2024
    Selection Process Screening Test [Preliminary Exam]
    Main Exam

    APPSC Gr I Recruitment 2023 Vacancies

    There are total 81 Vacancies notified for APPSC Group 1 Notification. 

      Post Code No.   Name of the Post No. of vacancies including carried forward
    01 Deputy Collectors in A.P.CivilService (Executive Branch) 09
    02 Asst. Commissioner of StateTax in A.P.State Tax Service 18
    03 Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil)Cat-2 in A.P. Police Service 26
    04 Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) in A.P. Jail Service 01
    05 Divisional /District Fire Officersin State Disaster Response & Fire Services 01
    06 Regional Transport Officers in A.P. Transport Service 06
    07 District B.C. Welfare Officer in A.P. B.C. Welfare Service 01
    08 District Social welfare Officer in A.P Social Welfare Service 03
    09 Deputy Registrar in A.P.Cooperative Service 05
    10 Municipal Commissioner Grade-II in A.P. Municipal Administration Services 01
    11 Assistant Prohibition & Excise Superintendent in A.P Excise Service 01
    12 Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts Service 03
    13 District Employment officer in A.P Employment Exchange Service 04
    14 Assistant Audit Officer in A.P.State Audit Service 02
      Total vacancies 81
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    APPSC Group I Recruitment Educational Qualification

    Passing in Graduation is the Basic Qualification for APPSC Group I Posts. Posts specific qualification will be issued on later date. 

    The candidate should possess the prescribed academic qualification as on the date of this notification i.e., 08/12/2023. The date of this notification shall be the crucial date for calculating the experience including the practical experience, if any.

    APPSC Group I Recruitment Age Limit

    Age Limit: 18-42 Years (Full details in detailed notification) as on the Cutoff Date of Notification

    Age Relaxations are as follows:
    S. No. Category of candidates Relaxation of age
    1. SC/ST ,BCs and EWS 5 Years
    1(a). For SC/ST CF. vacancies (Limited) 10 Years
    2. Physically Handicapped persons 10 Years
     3.   Ex-Service men Shall be allowed to deduct from his age a period of 3 years in addition to the length of service rendered
    by him in the armed forces / NCC.
     4. N.C.C. (who have worked as Instructor in N.C.C.)
     5. Regular A.P. State Government Employees (Employees of Corporations, Municipalities etc. are not eligible). Allowed to deduct from his age the length of regular Service under State Government up to a maximum of five years for the purposes of the
    maximum age limit.
    Provided that the persons referred to at Sl.Nos.3 & 4 above shall, after making the deductions referred to in sub Rule 12 (c) (i) & (ii) of A.P. State and Subordinate Service Rules not exceed the Maximum age limit prescribed for the post.
    The age relaxation for Ex-Servicemen is applicable for those who have been released from Armed Forces other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency.
    Note: The SC/ST Candidates who availed 10 years of age relaxation are not eligible for SC/ST fresh vacancies.

    APPSC Group I Recruitment Time Schedule

    APPSC Gr I Recruitment Schedule
    Release of Notification 8th Dec 2023
    Detailed Notification Date Before 1st Jan 2024
    Online Application Starting Date 1.1.2024
    Last Date for Applying Online 21.1.2024
    Hall Tickets Issuing Date Later
    Screening Test Date 17/03/2024
    Results Date  

    APPSC Group I Selection Process 2023

    The Selection procedure of the Group I involves 2 Steps
    Screening Test [Preliminary Examination], and Main Examination. 
    1. Screening Test {Prelims} - Objective Type
    2. Main Examination - Descriptive Type

    APPSC Group I Prelims 2023 Exam Pattern

    (As per G.O.Ms.No.158, General Administration (Ser-A) Dept., dt: 26-12-2018)

    Subject QNo. of s uestion Duration Minutes Maximum Marks
    Screening Test (Objective Type) Paper -I General Studies. This paper consists of 04 parts i.e., ABCD each part carries 30 marks
    1. History and Culture.
    2. Constitution polity, Social Justice and International relations.
    3. Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy And Planning.
    4. Geography.
    120 Questions 120 Minutes 120 Marks
    Screening Test (Objective Type) Paper -II General Aptitude
    This paper consists 2 parts i.e., A and B each part carries 60 Marks
    (Part-A - 60 Marks, Part -B (i) - 30 Marks and B (ii) - 30 Marks).
    1. General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities.
    2. (i) Science and Technology
    (ii) Current events of Regional, National and International importance
    120 Questions 120 Minutes 120 Marks

    NEGATIVE MARKS: As per G.O. Ms. No.235, Finance (HR-I, Plg & Policy) Dept.,Dt.06/12/2016, for each wrong answer will be penalized with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.

    APPSC Group I Prelims Syllabus 2023


    Marks: 120 No. of Questions: 120 Time: 120 Minutes

    1. Indus Valley Civilization: Features, Sites, Society, Cultural History, Art and Religion. Vedic Age- Mahajanapadas, Religions-Jainism and Buddhism.

    The Maghadas, the Mauryan, Foreign invasions on India and their impact, the Kushans. The Sathavahanas the Sangam Age, the Sungas, the Gupta Empire -their Administration- Social, Religious and Economic conditions-Art, Architecture, Literature, Science and Technology.

    2. The Kanauj and their Contributions, South Indian Dynasties - The Badami Chalukyas, the Eastarn Chalukyas, the Rastrakutas, the Kalyani Chalukyas, the Cholas, the Hoyasalas, the Yedavas, the Kakatiyas and the Reddis.

    3. The Delhi Sultanate, the Vijaynagar Empire and the Mughal Empire, the Bhakti Movement and Sufism - Administration, Economy, Society, Religion, Literature, Arts and Architecture.

    4. The European Trading companies in India- their struggle for supremacy-with special reference to Bengal, Bombay, Madras, Mysore, Andhra and Nizam, Governor- Generals and Viceroys.

    5. Indian War of Independence of 1857 - Origin, Nature, causes, consequences and significance with special reference to Concerned State, Religious and Social Reform Movements in 19th century in India and Concerned State, India's Freedom Movement, Revolutionaries in India and Abroad.

    6. Mahatma Gandhi, his thoughts, Principles and Philosophy. Important Satyagrahas, the Role of Sardar Patel, Subash Chandrabose in Freedom Movement and Post - independence consolidation.

    Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, his life and contribution to making of Indian Constitution, India after Independence - Reorganization of the States in India.


    1. Indian Constitution: Evolution, features, Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Directive Principles of State Policy, Amendments, Significant Provisions and Basic Structure.

    2. Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and the States, Parliament and State Legislatures: Structure, Function, Power and Privileges. Issues and challenges pertaining to Federal Structure: Devolution of Power and Finances up to local levels and Challenges therein.

    3. Constitutional Authorities: Powers, Functions and Responsibilities - Panchayati Raj -
    Public Policy and Governance.

    4. Impact of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization on  Governance  - Statutory, Regulatory and Quasi-judicial bodies.

    5. Rights Issues (Human rights, Women rights, SC/ST rights, Child rights) etc.
    6. India's Foreign Policy — International Relations — Important Institutions, Agencies and Fora, their structure and mandate - Important Policies and Programmes of Central and State Governments.


    1. Basic characteristics of Indian Economy as a developing economy – Economic development since independence objectives and achievements of planning - NITI Ayog and its approach to economic development – Growth and distributive justice
    - Economic development Human Development Index – India’s rank in the world – Environmental degradation and challenges - Sustainable Development - Environmental Policy

    2. National Income and its concepts and components –India’s National Accounts – Demographic issues - Poverty and Inequalities – Occupational Structure and Unemployment - Various Schemes of employment and poverty eradication – Issues of Rural Development and Urban Development

    3. Indian Agriculture –Irrigation and water – Inputs of agriculture – Agricultural Strategy and Agricultural Policy – Agrarian Crisis and land reforms – Agricultural credit – Minimum Support Prices -Malnutrition and Food Security - Indian Industry - Industrial Policy – Make-in India – Start-up and Stand-up programmes – SEZs and Industrial Corridors – Energy and Power policies – Economic Reforms – Liberalisaion, Privatisation and Globalization –International Trade and Balance of Payments – India and WTO

    4. Financial Institutions – RBI and Monetary Policy – Banking and Financial Sector Reforms – Commercial Banks and NPAs – Financial Markets –Instabilities - Stock Exchanges and SEBI – Indian Tax System and Recent changes – GST and its impact on Commerce and Industry – Centre, States financial relations- Financial Commissions – Sharing of resources and devolution – Public Debt and Public Expenditure - Fiscal Policy and Budget

    5. i) The characteristics/ basic features of Andhra Pradesh economy after bifurcation in 2014 – Impact of bifurcation on the endowment of natural resources and state revenue – disputes of river water sharing and their impact on irrigation – new challenges to industry and commerce - the  new  initiatives  to   develop infrastructure –power and transport -information technology and e-governance – Approaches to development and initiatives in agriculture, industry and social sector – Urbanisation and smart cities – Skill development and employment – social welfare programmes

    ii) A.P. Reorganisation Act, 2014 – Economic Issues arising out of bifurcation – Central government’s assistance for building a new capital, compensation for loss of revenue, development of backward districts – Issues such as Vizag railway zone, Kadapa steel factory, Dugarajapatnam airport, Express ways and industrial corridors etc., - Special Status and Special Assistance- Controversy  -  Government’s stand  and measure

    1. General Geography: Earth in Solar system, Motion of the Earth, Concept of time, Season, Internal Structure of the Earth, Major landfornns and their features. Atmosphere-structure and composition, elements and factors of Climate, Airmasses and Fronts, atmospheric disturbances, climate change. Oceans: Physical, chemical and biological  characteristics, Hydrological  Distasters,  Marine and Continental resources.

    2. Physical: World, India and concerned State : Major physical divisions, Earthquakes, landslides, Natural drainage, climatic changes and regions, Monsoon, Natural Vegetation, Parks and Sanctuaries, Major Soil types, Rocks and Minerals.

    3. Social: World, India and concerned State : distribution, density, growth, Sex-ratio, Literacy, Occupational Structure, SC and ST Population, Rural-Urban components, Racial, tribal, religious and linguistic groups, urbanization, migration and metropolitan regions.

    4. Economic: World, India and concerned State: Major sectors of economy, Agriculture, Industry and Services, their salient features. Basic Industries-Agro, mineral, forest, fuel and manpower based Industries, Transport and Trade, Pattern and Issues.


    No. of Questions: 120 Time: 120 Minutes

    • 1. Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability.
    • 2. Number Series, Coding —Decoding.
    • 3. Problems Related to Relations.
    • 4. Shapes and their Sub-sections, Venn Diagram.
    • 5. Problems based on Clocks, Calendar and Age.
    • 6. Number system and order of Magnitude.
    • 7. Ratio, proportion and variation.
    • 8. Central Tendencies - mean, median, mode — including weighted mean.
    • 9. Power and exponent, Square, Square Root, Cube Root, H.C.F. and L.C.M.
    • 10. Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and loss.
    • 11. Time and Work, Time and Distance, Speed and Distance.
    • 12. Area and Perimeter of Simple Geometrical Shapes, Volume and Surface Area of Sphere, Cone, Cylinder, cubes and Cuboids.
    • 13. Lines, angels and common geometrical figures — properties of transverse and parallel lines, properties of triangles, quadrilateral, rectangle, parallelogram and rhombus.
    • 14. Introduction to algebra — BODMAS, simplification of weird symbols.
    • 15. Data interpretation, Data Analysis, Data sufficiency, and concepts of Probability.
    • 16. Emotional Intelligence: Understanding and analyzing emotions, Dimensions of emotional intelligence, coping with emotions, empathy and coping with stress.
    • 17. Social Intelligence, interpersonal skills, Decision making, Critical thinking, problem solving and Assessment of personality.

    18. Science and Technology: Nature and Scope of Science & Technology; Relevance of Science & Technology to the day to day life; National Policy on Science, Technology and Innovation; Institutes and Organization in India promoting integration of Science, Technology and Innovation, their activities and contribution; Contribution of Prominent Indian Scientists.

    19. Information and Communication Technology (ICT): Nature and Scope of ICT; ICT in day to day life; ICT and Industry; ICT and Governance - Various government schemes promoting use of ICT, E-Governance programmes and services; Netiquettes; Cyber Security Concerns - National Cyber Crime Policy.

    20. Technology in Space & Defence: Evolution of Indian Space Programme; Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) — it's activities and achievements; Various Satellite Programmes — Satellites for Telecommunication, Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) Satellites; Satellites for defence, Eduset or Satellites for academic purposes; Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)- vision, mission and activities.

    21. Energy Requirement and Efficiency: India's existing energy needs and deficit; India's Energy Resources and Dependence, Energy policy of India Government Policies and Programmes. Solar, Wind and Nuclear energy

    22. Environmental Science: Issues and concerns related to environment; Its legal aspects, policies and treaties for the protection of environment at the national and the international level; Biodiversity- its importance and concerns; Climate Change, International Initiatives (Policies, Protocols) and India's commitment; Forest and Wildlife - Legal framework for Forest and Wildlife Conservation in India; Environmental Hazards, pollution, carbon emission, Global warming. National Action plans on Climate Change and Disaster management. Biotechnology and Nanotechnology; Nature, Scope and application, Ethical, Social, and Legal issues, Government Policies. Genetic Engineering; Issues related to it and its impact on human life. Health & Environment.


    APPSC Group I Main Exam Pattern

    APPSC Main Examination is Descriptive in nature. The Main Exam is conducted for 750 Marks and 75 Marks for Inverview. Total 825 Marks.
    Paper in Telugu Qualifying Nature 180 minutes 150 Marks
    Paper in English Qualifying Nature 180 minutes 150 Marks
    Paper - I
    General Essay - on contemporary themes and issues of regional, national and
    international importance.
    - 180 minutes 150 Marks
    History and Cultural and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh
    - 180 minutes 150 Marks
    Paper -III
    Polity, constitution, Governance, Law and Ethics
    - 180 minutes 150 Marks
    Paper -IV
    Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh
    - 180 minutes 150 Marks
    Paper -V
    Science, Technology and Environmental Issues
    - 180 minutes 150 Marks
    INTERVIEW 75 Marks
    TOTAL MARKS 825 Marks