APPSC Group 3 Notification 2018

APPSC Group 3 Notification 2018
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Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Has Released Group-III Notification 2018 on 15th Oct 2018.

Great Opportunity for government job seekers in Andhra Pradesh.

Total Number of Positions: 1670 posts

  1. PR&RD Department – Commissioner, Panchayat Raj – Panchayat Secretary – 1000 Posts.
  2. Revenue Department – CCLA- Junior Assistant – cum – Computer Assistant – 670 posts.

Panchayat Secretary Positions:

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.

APPSC Group 3 Vacancy 2018 District wise Details

Sr. No. Name of the Posts District Name Number of Vacancies
1. Panchayat Secretary Srikakulam 83
2. Visakhapatnam 94
3. West Godavari 113
4. Guntur 122
5. Nellore 194
6. Kurnool 111
7. Chittoor 166
8. 2 05
9. Vizianagaram 61
10. East Godavari 205
11. Krishna 196
12. Prakasam 22
13. Ananthapuram 130
14. Kuddapah 194
Total 1670 Jobs

PSC Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Secretary Posts

Name of Sectt Dept Name of the Department/ Unit Name of the Post No. of Vacancies 
PR&RD Department Commissioner, Panchayat Raj Panchayat Secretary 1000
Revenue Department CCLA Junior Assistant-cum – Computer Assistant 670
Total No. of Vacancies 1670 Posts

 APPSC Group 3 Exam Details:

  • Application Start Date: 15th Oct 2018
  • Application Last Date: Nov 2018
  • Application fee: 250+120/- (all category), 120/- (sc,st,ph)
  • Screening Test Date: 16th Dec 2018
  • Mains Date: 2nd Jan 2019
  • Application Mode& Official Site:
  • Age Limit: 18 – 42 years.

Panchayat Secretary Salary: 16,400 – 49,870/-

Educational Qualification: Graduation in any discipline.

Panchayat Secretary Selection Procedure & Syllabus:

  1. Screening Test
  2. Mains Examination
  3. Interview or Certificate verification
Examination (MCQs) Degree Standard No. of Questions Duration (Minutes) Max. marks Syllabus
Screening test 150 150 150 This test will have MCQs from the following topics- Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Political, Economic, Social, Cultural & legal implications/problems, over view of Indian Constitution, analytical ability, Logical reasoning & data interpretation, Economic development in India since independence, History of Modern India with emphasis upon Indian national movement, regional/national/international current affairs, Women empowerment & Economic development through self help groups and so on.
Main Examination
Paper-1: General Studies & Mental Ability 150 150 150 This paper will have MCQs from the following topics- over view of Indian Constitution, data interpretation, analytical ability & logical reasoning, regional/national/international current affairs, geography of India with focus on A.P etc.
Paper-2: Rural Development & Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh 150 150 150 This paper will have MCQs from the following topics- Roles & responsibilities of Panchayat Secretary, Key Schemes of Panchayat Raj Department of A.P., Revenue & expenditure Management of local bodies, Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in India as well as in Andhra Pradesh, Rural Sociology: History & Evolution of schemes catering to upliftment of rural poor and so on.
Total 300

APPSC Group 3 Exam Application Procedure:


  1. Visit APPSC’s website
  2. In homepage, search for the OTPR tab: it will be available on the right side
  3. Click on the ‘direct recruitment’ link then ‘continue’ button
  4. Find and click on the ‘New Registration’ tab and enter the required details.
  5. Upload scanned copies of your photo and signature
  6. After uploading the documents, click on the save option

Immediately you will receive a registration ID. Note it down carefully as you will require it at the time of attempting second stage of online application.

APPSC Group 3 Online Application Form 2018 Submission

On homepage of APPSC’s website, search for ‘Online application submission’ section

  1. Click on the said section
  2. Fill your personal details like user ID/registration ID and password
  3. Proceed further as per provided instructions
  4. Now check the declaration box and go into payment section for submission of application fee
  5. Make the payment
  6. Note down details carefully
  7. Print your final submitted application form and keep it safe for future reference

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