APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020: The examination for APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam is postponed. Acknowledging the current situation of COVID-19 spread, APPSC has deferred the exam until further notice. Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission is conducting the recruitment process for various state government posts, as detailed in the advt. no. PSC-R(A)/28/2019. A total of 79 posts are to be filled in 8 different departments. Indian citizens with a UGC recognized degree can apply for APPSC services/posts through the official website of the Commission, appsc.gov.in. To know more about APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020, keep reading this page.
Latest: Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Combined Competitive Exam 2020 is postponed. Check the official notice below.
APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020
An individual cannot submit multiple applications for Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Combined Competitive Examination 2020 (APPSCCE). In case of multiple applications, the Commission considers only the application with higher RID (Registration ID). Also, fee submitted for multiple applications is not refunded.
Schedule of APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020 events
|Notification out||11 Feb 2020|
|Applications commence||11 Feb 2020|
|Applications end||16 Mar 2020|
|Prelims admit card out||3 weeks before exam|
|Prelims exam on|
|Prelims result on||to be announced|
|Final result on||to be announced|
Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam Postponed
Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission has deferred the examination of Civil Service Exam. The negative impact of COVID-19 can be seen here as the exam is postponed until further notice. The new dates will be notified through another notice. In the meantime, check the official notice for the exam postponement below:
Exam Pattern for APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020
The exam pattern detailed by APPSC for Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Combined Competitive Examination 2020 is described below. Go through the exam pattern for all the stages carefully.
- Type of questions: Objective
- Language of questions: English
- No. of Papers: 2
- Duration of each paper: 2 hours
- Negative Marking for wrong answers: -1/3 marks
|Paper 1||General Studies||200|
|Paper 2||Aptitude Test (CSAT)||200|
Mains (Written exam)
- Type of Questions: Descriptive
- Number of Parts: 2
- Number of Papers: 8 (1 in Part A and 7 in Part B)
- Duration of each paper: 3 hours
Preparation Tips for APPSCCE 2020
Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam holds high stature among other Arunachal Pradesh state-level exams. With the increasing number of talented candidates rising each day, the number of applicants for this examination is rising. To prepare for such a high-level examination, proper guidance, credible resources, and tremendous dedication are important. Here we have provided some preparation tips and strategy for Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service exam.
Most of the toppers start their preparations at least a year before the exam date. The syllabus is as vast as the ocean. It takes a lot of time to have a comprehensive idea about the APPSCCE syllabus. Along with the syllabus, refer to the exam pattern, previous year question paper for reference.
Be prepared with the general awareness and general knowledge about the Arunachal Pradesh state. Start with the local newspapers that cover every section and part of the state to know the recent activities of the state.
Choose the optional subject offered in Part B of Mains examination wisely. At the beginning of the preparation, aspirants are up to the idea of long hours of study, albeit, with each passing day the number of studying hours decrease. Choose the subjects which aspirants find interesting and fill them with enthusiasm.
Making notes for AP Civil Service Exam is really important. Writing what an aspirant learns helps them to organize the learned content, practice for mains exam as it is a written examination. To make the notes interesting, try different formats like graphs, flowcharts, diagrams.
APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020 Admit Card
The admit card for the APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam is issued by APPSC on its official website. Browse the official website of APPSC to download the admit card for the state civil service exam. The Commission releases the admit card usually 3 weeks before the date of the examination. It can be downloaded from the candidate login portal using mobile number/email id and password. No applicant is going to receive the admit card for the exam through the post at his/her address. All the test-takers must carry the admit card and a valid id proof while appearing for the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Combined Competitive Examination.
Prelims Exam Centres for APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020
The commission has finalized the following as the exam centres for the preliminary examination.
APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020 Advertisement
The official advertisement published for APPSCCE can be checked by clicking on the image given below.
APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020 Vacancies
The total number of vacant posts, against which applications are invited, is mentioned in the table given below. Go through the table for a better understanding.
|Personnel||Arunachal Pradesh Civil Services|
(APCS – Entry Grade)
|Police/Home||Arunachal Pradesh Civil Services|
(APCS – Entry Grade)
|Disaster Mgmt.||District Disaster Management|
|Assistant Employment Officer|
|Child Development Project|
|Land Mgmt.||District Land Revenue Settlement|
APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020 Selection Procedure
The selection of the suitable candidates is made in following 2 successive phases/stages:
- Preliminary Exam
- Main Exam (Written and Interview)
Preliminary Exam: First and foremost, the applicants have to sit for a preliminary examination, comprising of 2 objective-type papers. Prelims is qualifying in nature and hold no weightage in the final merit list. Candidates must score a minimum of 33% marks in Paper 2 (CSAT) of prelims to move forward.
Main Exam (Written): Based on the prelims, shortlisted candidates, 12 times the number of vacancies, are invited for the main examination. There are 8 papers in the main written exam. The candidates need to secure at least 33% marks in each of these papers and 45% in aggregate to be called for the interview round.
Main Exam (Interview/Viva-voce): Candidates 3 times the number of vacant posts are invited to the interview stage. The interview process is held to assess the personality of the candidates and suitability for the job. Final selection is made on the basis of combined scores of main written exam and interview.
Result of APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020
APPSC publishes the result of Arunachal Pradesh Combined Competitive Examination on its official website, appsc.gov.in after the completion of each stage. The prelims result contains the roll numbers of the candidates shortlisted for the main examination. Main written exam result details the candidates selected for the interview. Final merit list and APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Result 2020 is prepared based on the performance in the main examination (written + interview). The candidates can download the result in pdf format. Marks obtained by the candidates are communicated to them individually.
Application Form for APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020
The eligible candidates can apply for the examination online through the website of Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission. Separate applications are required to be submitted for preliminary and main examination. Only those candidates who qualify the prelims can fill the mains application form. To submit the application form online, follow the procedure mentioned below.
Step 1-One Time Registration (OTR): The candidates need to register themselves on the APPSC’s website. For OTR, fill in all the required details and create a log-in password. Candidates once registered under OTR can apply for any post released by APPSC in future, without registering again.
Step 2-Fill Application Form: Login using user id (mobile number or email address) and password to access the dashboard. Click on “Apply” button against the desired post and fill the application form carefully. The information provided at the time of OTR is retrieved automatically.
Step 3-Payment of Application Fee: After submitting the required information in the online application form, pay the application fee using a prescribed mode of payment.
Step 4- Print out the filled-in APPSCCE application form.
Application Fee: The application fee can be paid online using a credit card, debit card or net-banking. Check the fee amounts in the table below.
|Category||Fee (in Rs)|
|Arunachal Pradesh Schedule Tribe (APST)||100|
Eligibility Criteria for APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020
Candidates who do not meet the eligibility criteria can be disqualified from the selection process at any stage. It is solely the responsibility of the applicants to ensure the fulfilment of prescribed eligibility.
Nationality: Only Indian Citizens are eligible to apply.
Age Limit (as on last date of application submission): The age of the candidates must be between 21 and 32 years. Check the age relaxations provided to certain categories below.
|Disabled Defence Service Personnel||3 years|
|APST + Disabled Defence Service Personnel||8 years|
|APST + PwD||15 years|
Educational Qualifications: To be eligible for Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam, the candidates must possess a degree recognized by UGC or an equivalent qualification. The candidates who are appearing or have appeared and awaited the result in a degree examination are also eligible. Such candidates have to produce the proof of passing the degree examination at the time of interview.
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Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission
APPPSC (Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission) is a state government body responsible for recruitment to various civil service posts in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. It was established in the year 1988. The headquarters of the Commission is situated in the state capital, Itanagar. The primary role of APPSC is to conduct direct recruitment for various Group A and Group B (Gazetted) posts in the state. Along with recruitments, the Commission also advises the Arunachal Pradesh State Government on various matters. Currently, APPSC comprises of 5 members, including a Chairman.
Official Website: appsc.gov.in
APPSC Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Exam 2020 Recruitment Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : 80% of the total seats are reserved for candidates belonging to APST category. Remaining 20% seats are to be filled by rest of the candidates,
Ans : 2 papers in main (written) exam are based on the optional subjects.
Ans : Candidates in the ratio of 12:1 corresponding to total no. of vacancies are invited for mains exam, i.e, candidates 12 times the number of vacancies are invited.
Ans : No, candidates belonging to general category are not eligible for age relaxation.