APPSC Group 2 2020 Result (Out), Cut Off, Answer Key & Selection Process

APPSC Group 2 2022 ( APPSC Group 2 )

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Updated on Jan 29, 2021 08:11 IST

What is APPSC Group 2 Exam?

APPSC Group 2 2020 Result was declared on November 24 for some of the remaining posts. The APPSC Group 2 result was declared in phases. In the APPSC Group 2 result, only sixteen candidates were declared qualified for the certificate verification process. The qualified candidates were called to the office of Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission, Vijayawada on December 7 for the certificate verification process. Along with the result, the commission also issued interview memo and checklist for the interview day. The candidates need to fill the memo and checklist for the day of certificate verification.

Earlier, APPSC Group 2 Result 2020 was declared on October 28. The APPSC result pdf was released mentioning the register number of the candidates against the posts. The APPSC result 2020 was prepared based on the marks of the APPSC Group 2 main exam scores and the posts/Zones/Districts preferences given by the candidates. The result was declared after the physical test conducted by the concern Medical Board and the certificate verification process. The result is subject to the final outcome of the writ petition filed in the Honourable High Court of Andhra Pradesh. The result of the remaining posts will be declared later.

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Group II exam is a yearly affair of the APPSC to recruit the candidate for some gazetted and some non-gazetted positions in the state Andhra Pradesh. APPSC notified the vacancies as Executive and Non-Executive posts. The APPSC Group 2 exam is the three-phase exam which includes Prelims, Mains and personality test.

The details of the posts notified under the APPSC Group 2 exam are as follows

Executive Posts

  • Municipal Commissioner
  • Extension Officer
  • Assistant registrar
  • Executive Officer Grade-I
  • Asst. Commercial Tax-Officer
  • Deputy Tahsildar
  • Assistant Labour Officer
  • Assistant Development Officers
  • Prohibition & Excise Sub Inspector

Non-Executive Posts

  • Assistant Section Officer (GAD)
  • Senior Auditor
  • Senior Accountant
  • Junior Assistant
  • Junior Accountant

Latest Update:

APPSC Group 2 Exam Highlights

Exam Name

APPSC Group 2 Exam

Conducting Body

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission

Exam Level

State Level (Andhra Pradesh)

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Offline ( Screening Exam) and online( Main Exam)

Application Fee

250+80 = 330 (Rs.80 for the reserved category candidates)

Language

English and Telugu

Exam Purpose

To recruit the candidates for the executive and non-executive posts

No. of Test Cities

Test centres across the state Andhra Pradesh

Exam Helpdesk No.

0866-2527820,0866-2527821

Official Website

https://psc.ap.gov.in

Read Here: APPSC Group 2 Syllabus

APPSC Group 2 Eligibility

APPSC Group 2 is a very popular exam among the APPSC aspirants. The common eligibility for the APPSC group 2 exam is the graduate degree. 

The detail eligibility criteria are defined as below.

  • He/ She is a citizen of India
  • He / She is of sound health, active habits and free from any bodily defect or infirmity rendering him unfit for such service
  • His / Her character and antecedents are such as to qualify him for such service

Educational Qualification for APPSC Group 2

(a). Bachelor’s Degree in Arts or Science

1. Municipal Commissioner Grade-III in A.P. Municipal Commissioner Subordinate Service

(b). Bachelor’s Degree

  1. Asst. Commercial Tax Officer in A.P. Commercial Taxes Subordinate Service.
  2. Deputy Tahsildar in A.P. Revenue Subordinate Service
  3. Assistant Labour Officer in A.P. Labour Subordinate Service.
  4. Assistant Development Officers in A.P. Handloom & Textile Department
  5. Extension Officer in PR & RD Department.
  6. Prohibition & Excise Sub Inspector in A.P. Prohibition & Excise Sub-Service
  7. Assistant Register in A.P. Co-operative Sub –Service
  8. Executive Officer Grade-I in Commissioner of Endowments 
  9. Assistant Section Officer (GAD) in A.P. Secretariat Sub. Service
  10. Assistant Section Officer (Legislature Dept.,) in A.P. Legislature Secretariat Service
  11. Senior Auditor in A.P. State Audit Subordinate Service
  12. Senior Accountant in Insurance A.P. G.L.I Sub-service
  13. Junior Assistant in A. P. Public Service Commission in A.P. Ministerial Service
  14. Junior Assistant in Labour Department in A.P. Ministerial Service
  15. Junior Assistant in PH & ME Department in A.P. Ministerial Service
  16. Junior Assistant in A.P. Director General of Prisons & Correctional Services)
  17. Junior Assistant in A.P. Agriculture Department in A.P. Ministerial Service.
  18. Junior Assistant in A.P Sugar and Cane Department in A.P. Ministerial Service.
  19. Junior Assistant in A.P Roads & Building Department in A.P. Ministerial Service.
  20. Junior Assistant in A.P Survey Settlement Department in A.P. Ministerial Service.

(c) Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics/Economics/Commerce

1. Assistant Section Officer (Finance Dept.,) in A.P. Secretariat Sub. Service
 (d) Law Degree

1. Assistant Section Officer (Law Dept.,) in A.P. Secretariat Sub. Service

(e) Diploma in Textile or Diploma in Handloom Technology

1. Assistant Development Officers in A.P. Handloom & Textile Department

(f) Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics/Economics/Commerce and Certificate Course
Examination conducted by the Board of Technical Education and Training, A.P., Hyderabad.
          (a) Office Automation
          (b) PC Maintenance and Trouble Shooting
          (c) Web designing

1. Senior Accountant in Branch-I (Category-I) (HOD) in A.P. Treasuries & Accounts Sub Service.
2. Senior Accountant in Branch-II (Category-I) A.P. Treasuries & Accounts (District) Sub Service.
3. Junior Accountant in (Branch-I) various Departments in A.P. Treasuries and Accounts Sub-Service.

(g) Degree in Bachelor of Computer Application (B.C.A.) or B.Sc.(Comp.) or B.Com.(Comp.) or B.A. (Comp.) or B.Tech /B.E.

1. Senior Accountant in Branch-I (Category-I) (HOD) in A.P. Treasuries & Accounts Sub Service.
2. Senior Accountant in Branch-II (Category-I) A.P. Treasuries & Accounts (District) Sub Service.
3. Junior Accountant in (Branch-I) various Departments in A.P. Treasuries and Accounts Sub-Service.

(h) Bachelor’s Degree and Proficiency in Office Automation with the usage of Computer and associated software” conducted by the APPSC/DSC.
1. Senior Accountant in A.P. Works & Accounts (Zone-wise) Sub Service.

Important Point to Remember

The minimum qualifying marks for consideration of a candidate to the selection process are 40% for OCs including Ex-Servicemen and Sportspersons, 35% for BCs, and 30% for SCs, STs and PHs or as per rules.

There are Physical Requirements for the post of Prohibition & Excise Sub Inspector in A.P. Prohibition & Excise Sub-Service

a) For Men:

i) Must not be less than 165 cm in height.

ii) Must not be less than 81 cm round the Chest on full expiration with a minimum expansion of 5 cm

Provided if ST candidates with the above measurements are not available, it may be relaxed the requisite height and it shall not be less than 160 cm.

Provided the members of A.P.M.S; Drivers and Attenders working in Prohibition & Excise Department shall possess a minimum height of 163 cm, if otherwise eligible.

b) For Women:

i) Must not be less than 152.5 cm in height.

ii) Must not weigh less than 45.5 Kgs.

c) Vision standards as per G.O.Ms.No.147, Finance (HR.I.Plg.Policy) Department, dated: 06.08.2016 is applicable.

In addition to the educational qualification required for the APPSC Group 2 exam, no candidates shall be eligible for appointment to the above postcodes unless he/she qualifies the proficiency in office automation with the usage of computer and associated software conducted by the APPSC after the verification of original certificates.

APPSC Group 2 Vacancies

The APPSC Group 2 vacancies are notified in the official notification. The number of vacancies is a very important factor which motivates the candidates to prepare for the exam. The APPSC Group 2 vacancies influence the exam cut off and hence the APPSC Group 2 result also depends on the number of vacancies indirectly.

See here: APPSC Group 2 vacancies

Age Limit for APPSC Group 2 Exam

Age limit is the other criteria which are essential to be fulfilled. For all the posts notified in the APPSC Group 2 is as follows

  • The lower age limit is 18 years
  • The upper age limit is 42 years.

The age limit for the Prohibition & Excise Sub Inspector in A.P. Prohibition & Excise Sub-Service is as follows:

  • The lower age limit is 18 years.
  • The upper age limit is 28 years.

The Age will be counted from July 1 of the exam year.
The Age relaxation will also apply to the reserved category candidates in the following way

Sl. No.

Category of  Candidate

Relaxation to Upper Age Limit

1

SC, ST and Backward Classes

5 years

2

Physically Handicapped persons

10 years

3

Ex-Servicemen

3 years + Service Period

4

A.P. State Government Employee

Up to a maximum of 5 Years based on the length of regular service.

See Here: APPSC Group 2 Application Form

APPSC Group 2 Exam Dates

Exam Dates provides a clear picture of the event so the exam. The candidates could understand the sequence of events through the table given below and can plan their preparation according to it.

APPSC Group 2 Events

Important Dates

Salient Features 

APPSC Group 2 Notification

December 2020(Tentative)

APPSC Group 2 Notification to be released denoting the number of vacancies, exam dates and other details

APPSC Group 2 application

January 2021(Tentative)

The APPSC Group 2 Application will start in online mode.

APPSC Group 2 application closes

February 2021(Tentative)

The APPSC Group 2 Application will close.

APPSC Group 2 prelims exam

April 2021(Tentative)

The APPSC Group 2 prelims exam will be conducted online.

APPSC Group 2 prelims result

June 2021(Tentative)

The APPSC Group 2 prelims result will be declared

APPSC Group 2 main exam

September 2021(Tentative)

The APPSC Group 2 main exam will be conducted online

APPSC Group 2 main exam result

November 2021(Tentative)

The APPSC Group 2 result will be declared for the mains exam

APPSC Group 2 Result 2020

March 2022(Tentative)

APPSC Group 2 Result will be declared after the interview round

Read More: APPSC Group 2 Important dates

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APPSC Group 2 Exam Selection Process

 APPSC Group 2 is a three-phase exam.

  • Screening (Prelims) in Offline Mode
  • Mains online Mode
  • Interview

APPSC Group 2 Prelims (Screening) Exam

After the Application process, the APPSC will conduct the APPSC Group 2 Prelims exam in the offline mode at various centres across the state. The APPSC Group 2 screening exam as the name suggests is meant for the screening of candidates for the mains exam only. The marks obtained in the screening exam are not added for the final merit. APPSC Group 2 exam hall ticket is required to appear in each phase of the exam.

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See here: APPSC Group 2 exam pattern

APPSC Group 2 Main Exam

The online main exam is conducted at the designated centres only and the marks obtained in the APPSC Group 2 main exam are added for the final merit.

See here: APPSC Group 2 Answer Key

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APPSC Group 2 Interview

The interview is the final phase of the APPSC Group 2 exam and the marks obtained in the interview are added for the final merit. The interview is conducted in the office premises of the APPSC in Vijayawada. The commission will publish the APPSC Group 2 result for each phase separately. 

Important Points to Note

• Appearance in all the papers of computer-based examination/ main examination is compulsory. Absence in any of the papers will automatically render the disqualification of the candidature.
• The recruitment will be made to the vacancies notified only. There shall be no waiting list.
• The Candidates who have got Degrees through Open Universities/Distance Education mode are required to have recognition by the Distance Education Council, Government of India.

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