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APPSC Exam Pattern 2020 Group 1/2/4 Question Papers Format Details

APPSC Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates preparing for the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Exam must check out the APPSC Exam Pattern 2020 for 1/2/4. Candidates can also check the APPSC Question Papers Format Details for APPSC 2020 Exam from here.

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission various examination for the recruitment of candidates in various State Services or administrative services. Before preparing for the APPSC Recruitment exam candidates must have complete knowledge about the APPSC Exam Pattern and Syllabus to boost your exam preparation.

APPSC Group 1, 2 and 4 Exam Pattern 2020

Through the APPSC Exam Pattern 2020, candidates will be able to know about the topics, sections, distribution of marks for the various exam stages. Also, you will be able to get an idea what type of question will be asked in exam and prepare according to it.

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Candidates can check the APPSC Exam Pattern 2020 and APPSC Question Papers Format for Group 1, 2 and 4 Exam by going through this complete page which is well developed by team of

APPSC Exam Pattern

From the Below Section check the APPSC Exam Pattern for Group 1, 2 and 4 to know about the marking scheme, duration, topics etc.

APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern


APPSC Group 1 Prelims is a screening test and will contain objective type question only. The Exam will be of 150 minutes.

SubjectNumber of questionsTotal marksDuration
General Studies150150150
Mental Ability

APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2020 – Mains and Interview

In the APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam, there will be total of 6 Paper. First Exam that is General English is a qualifying exam. Mains and Interview Exam will be of total 825 Marks. Marks scored in General English will not be considered while calculating the Final Score. Candidates will be selected for next stage based on their performance in remaining five papers and interview.

PaperSubjectTotal marks
General English150
Paper 1General Essay150
Paper 2150
Paper 3150
Paper 5150
Paper 6150

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APPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern

APPSC Group 2 Screening test

  • Duration of APPSC Group 2 screening test is 150 minutes.
  • Total of 150 questions will be there and each question carries 1 Mark.
  • Question will be asked from topics like current affairs, Constitution of India, Economic Development of India etc.
Name of ExamDuration of examNumber of questionMaximum Marks
Screening Test2 hours 30 minutes150150

APPSC Exam Pattern for Group 2

APPSC Group 2 Mains Exam

There are 3 papers in the Mains Exam of Andhra Pradesh PSC Exam pattern for Group 2 Mains Exam and each paper is of 150 Marks. There will be no negative marking in this paper.


Maximum Marks
Paper 1 (General Studies and Mental Ability)150
Paper 2 (Social and Cultural History of Andra Pradesh and General overview of the Indian Constitution)150
Paper 3 (Planning in India and Indian Economy Contemporary problems and Developments in Rural Society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh)


APPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2020 – Practical Type

As per the APPSC Group 2 Practical Exam Pattern, there will be 5 Parts in practical test. Candidates practical and computer Skills will be checked in this exam.

PartsTypes of QuestionsMarks
Part ATyping a letter/passage/paragraph in MS-Word (100- 150 words)15
Part BPreparation of a Table/Graph in MS-Excel10
Part CPreparation of Power Point Presentations/Slides(Two) on MS-Power Point10
Part DCreation and manipulation of data bases10
Part EDisplaying the content of E-mail (Inbox)05

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APPSC Exam Pattern for Group 4

Andhra Pradesh Group IV Test Pattern 2018 (Intermediate Standard)

In the APPSC Group 4 Exam, there will be 2 sections that is General Knowledge, Secretarial Abilities. Only objective Type question of 1 mark each will be asked in Exam. There will be total of 150 question in each section.

S.No.Exam TypeSubject NamesNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTest Duration
1.Objective Type QuestionsGeneral Studies150150150 Minutes
2.Concerned Subjects150150150 Minutes

APPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern (SSC Standard)

There will be 2 sections in this Exam and each section will have objective Type Questions only. Duration of APPSC Group 4 Exam is 150 minutes for each section.

S.No.Examination TypeSubject NamesNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksTest Period
1.Objective Type QuestionsGeneral Studies150150150 Minutes
2.Secretarial Abilities150150150 Minutes

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Best books for preparation of APPSC exam

APPSC Group 1 Booklist:APPSC Group 2 Exam BooksAPPSC Group 4 Exam Books
NCERT Text BooksAPPSC Group-II SCREENING TESTA.P.P.S.C. GROUP-IV (Telugu) (Telugu) Paperback – 2017
AP SCERT Text BooksAccountancy for CA-IPC (Group-II) – With Quick Revision BookIndian Politics by Lakshmikanth,
R S Agarwal’s Quantitative Aptitude BookAPPSC GROUP-II Paper-III Section-II AP Economy (Contemporary Problems and Development of ANDHRA PRADESH)G.K. & G.S Unique Year Book
M. Laxmikanth’s Indian PolityA.P.P.S.C GROUP-2 GENERAL STUDIES PAPER-1 SOLVED PAPERSAncient India by D.D.Kausambi’s Historical Outline
CBSE Text Books on Disaster ManagementAPPSC GROUP-II SCREENING TEST Top-25 Model PapersMedieval India By J.L.Mehta
Daily News paperAPPSC Screening Test / Prelims Group- II (Telugu)Gandhi & Subhash By B.L.Growers
Good current affairs magazineAPPSC Indian Polity [ TELUGU MEDIUM ]English Grammar by Wrien and Martin
NIOS Text books on EnvironmentContemporary Problems & Development Of Andhra Pradesh (Telugu Medium)R.P.Sharma,Thesaurus
SmartPrep MaterialTHE GIST OF NCERT (Indian Polity) (GIST Of NCERT)N.C.E.R.T. Books

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Final note

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Something That You Should Put An Eye On

APPSC Group 1 SyllabusAPPSC Group 4 Syllabus
APPSC Group 2 SyllabusAPPSC Panchayat Secretary Syllabus
APPSC Preparation MaterialAPPSC Notifications
PSC Previous Years Question PapersAPPSC Exam Selection Procedure

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2 Responses to "APPSC Exam Pattern 2020 Group 1/2/4 Question Papers Format Details"

  1. m nirmala

    now we can registere the form for group 1

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