APSC CCE 2018-2019 – Assam Public Service Commission has released notice and application form for mains exam. The application form can be downloaded and submitted from May 16, 2019, at the apsc.nic.in. APSC CCE 2018 mains exam will be held in July-August 2019. APSC CCE Mains Admit Card 2019 can be downloaded prior to the exam. The qualifiers of CCE (prelims) have to appear in the main examination. Candidates can also download the syllabus of main examination from the website. From this page, candidates will get full information regarding the APSC CCE 2018-2019 Exam.

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APSC CCE 2018-2019 Exam

Those who are shortlisted for APSC CCE 2018-2019 mains exam have to pay Rs 250 (Rs 150 for SC / STP / STH / OBC / MOBC). Complete details regarding Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) mains are now available.

APSC CCE 2018 Important Dates
Application Form available from 18 May 2018
Last date of application 18 Jun 2018
Submission of documents for scribe 05 Nov 2018
Date of Prelim Exam Admit Card 12 to 24 Nov 2018
Date of Prelim Exam 30 Dec 2018
Revised Answer Key 09 May 2019
Date of Prelims Result 13 Mar 2019
Main Exam DAF available from 16 May 2019
Last date to submit application form of Mains 07 Jun 2019
Main Exam July-August 2019

APSC CCE Main Exam 2018-2019

To know scheme of exam, please scroll down to exam pattern section.

Application Form of APSC CCE

Application form for APSC Combined Competitive Exam (CCE) Recruitment Exam is released at the official website. It is first released for prelims, and then for mains. Interested candidates can download APSC CCE application form by visiting the official website and submit it. Then those who qualify for mains only should fill and submit mains application form. Candidates must ensure eligibility before filling application form. Application Form must be filled and submitted on or before its last date. Application form will not be accepted if any candidates does not pay the application form fee.

Admit Card of APSC CCE 2018

Admission certificate indicating the eligible candidate’s roll no., venue, and programme of the exam will be uploaded in the Commission’s website, for appearing in the Preliminary/Main examination. ) The mere fact that a certificate of admission has been issued will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Candidates may note that the Commission takes up the verification of eligibility conditions only after the candidates have qualified for the Main Examination.

Vacancy Details of APSC CCE 2018

Total No. of Vacancies – 165 + 47 RFW + 6 PWD vacancy

APSC CCE 2018 - Vacancy DetailsPay Scale

Pay scale admissible for each cadre /post

Answer Key of APSC CCE 2018

Candidates who appear in the Prelim examination of the Combined Competitive Examination, 2018 can download APSC Combined Competitive answer key from apsc.nic. The subject wise answer is published by the commission. From the answer key candidates can predict the chance of qualifying the examination.

Result of APSC CCE 2018

The result of APSC Combined Competitive Exam (CCE) Prelim Exam has been released after the successful completion of it. The Candidates who have qualified the prelims those have to appear for the main exam. Selected candidates will be called for the interview. On the marks scored by the candidates in Prelim, Main and Interview their result will be declared.

Exam Pattern of APSC CCE

The Combined Competitive Examination consists of two successive stages:-

Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination consisted of two papers of objective type multiple choice questions of two hours duration each.

Papers Subject Marks Time Type
Paper I General Studies 200 2 Hrs Objective type multiple choice question paper
Paper II One subject to be selected from the list of optional subject 200 Do Do

Total Marks – 400 marks

  • The questions will be of objective type with multiple choices
  • OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) answer sheet will be provided for answering questions
  • Candidates could use only black ball pen.
  • Use of Eraser, Chemical, Correction Fluid etc. for correcting options once marked in the OMR answer sheet is prohibited and answer sheets bearing traces of such use will not be evaluated.
  • This Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only.
  • The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the Candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining the final order of merit.

List of optional subjects-C.C. Exam. (Pre)-(Total-28)

  1. Agriculture
  2. Anthropology
  3. Animal Husbandry & Vety Science
  4. Botany
  5. Chemical Engineering
  6. Civil Engineering
  7. Chemistry
  8. Commerce
  9. Computer Science
  10. Economics
  11. Education
  12. Electrical Engineering
  13. Electronics
  14. Fisheries
  1. Geography
  2. Geology
  3. Indian History
  4. Law
  5. Mathematics
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  7. Medical Science
  8. Philosophy
  9. Physics
  10. Political Science
  11. Psychology
  12. Sociology
  13. Statistics
  14. Zoology

Main Examination

The Main Examination consists of (A) Written Examination and (B) Interview Test.

(A) Written Examination

Based on the results of the Preliminary Examination, the number of candidates to be admitted to the written part of the Main Examination will be 11 to 12 times the number of vacancies notified. The selection will be strictly on the basis of merit adhering to the norms of Vertical and Horizontal Reservation as per prescribed law in force.

The written examination will consist of the following papers of 3 hours duration each. The questions of the examination will be of conventional type:

Subjects Marks Duration
General English 300 3 hours
General Studies 300 3 hours
Optional Subject 1 Paper-I
Any two optional subjects to be selected
from the list of optional subjects (two
papers each)
3 hours
3 hours
Optional Subject 2 Paper-I
3 hours
3 hours
Total (Written) 1400 marks
Viva Voce 200 marks
Grand Total 1600 marks

List of optional subjects-C.C. Exam.(Main)-(Total-29)

  1. Agriculture
  2. Anthropology
  3. Animal Husbandry & Vety Science
  4. Botany
  5. Chemical Engineering
  6. Civil Engineering
  7. Chemistry
  8. Commerce
  9. Computer Science
  10. Economics
  11. Education
  12. Electrical Engineering
  13. Electronics
  14. Fisheries
  15. Geography
  16. Geology
  17. History
  18. Law
  1. Modern Languages and Literature &
    Classical Language (any one only)
    (a) Assamese
    (b) Bengali
    (c) English
    (d) Hindi
    (e) Arabic
    (f) Persian
    (g) Sanskrit
    (h) Bodo
  2. Mathematics
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Medical Science
  5. Philosophy
  6. Physics
  7. Political Science
  8. Psychology
  9. Sociology
  10. Statistics
  11. Zoology

Candidates are not allowed the following combinations of subjects

  1. Anthropology & Sociology
  2. Mathematics & Statistics
  3. Philosophy & Psychology
  4. Agriculture & Animal Husbandry & Vety. Science
  5. Of the Engineering subjects not more than one subject

The Commission has discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the Examination.

(B) Interview Test: 200 marks

  • The candidates will be interviewed by a board. The interview, however, will not have any qualifying marks. The marks scored in the interview will be added to the marks scored in the written Examination (Main) and the ranking of the candidates will be determined on the basis of the total marks obtained.
  • Based on the results of the written part of the Main Examination the number of candidates to be called for interview will be about twice the number of vacancies advertised. The selection will be strictly on the basis of merit adhering to the norms of Vertical and Horizontal Reservation as per prescribed law in force.
  • The Commission shall recommend exactly the same number of candidates for different posts as notified.
  • The candidates will be allotted cadre strictly on the basis of merit cum preferences opted by candidates in their applications for the Main Examination.
  • The Commission shall not recommend a candidate for a post which he/she has not opted for in his/ her preference.

Exam Centers of APSC CCE 2018

The Combined Competitive (Prelim.) Examination, 2018 will be conducted in the following centres of the newly created 9 (nine) districts of Assam which are given below. The candidates are requested to opt for the centres in the relevant column of the application form as per their requirement / convenience.


Selection Process of APSC CCE 2018

There are three stages of Selection:,

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. Personal Interview

Candidates who will appear in the Prelims exam and qualified that exam can download the admit card for main exam (main examination). The main Examination consists of written exam & viva voce.

Qualified candidates in the main examination will be called for Personal Interview held by Assam PSC.

Candidates have to appear all the stages of Selection. Who fail to attend or miss any round will be directly disqualified from the selection process.

Reservation of APSC CCE 2018

The percentage of reservations as prescribed by the Govt. of Assam are as follows:

Serial Category Percentage
1 S.C. 7%
2 STP 10%
3 STH 5%
4 OBC/MOBC 27%
5 Physically Handicapped 3% (subject to a condition prescribed by the Govt.)
6 Women 30% (against reserved and unreserved categories)

Eligibility Criteria of APSC CCE

  • Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian citizen
  • He/She should not be less than 21 years and more than 38 years of age as on January 01, 2018.
  • The candidate must hold a Degree from any of the Universities established and incorporated by a Central Act or State Act in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess such qualification as may be declared equivalent by the Government.
  • Candidates must possess the prescribed qualification on the date of submission of their applications.
  • Candidates must possess the prescribed qualification on the date of submission of their applications.
  • Persons with Disabilities should ascertain the post for which a particular category of disability is entitled for reservation as per the advertisement and should apply/opt for the preference accordingly at the time of filling up the forms for Main Examination.

Official Website: www.apsc.nic.in

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