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APSC Exam 2024: Admit Card, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Result

APSC has conducted the APSC CCE prelims examination. As per the notification, the preliminary exam was successfully held on March 18, 2024. Candidates can check the notification on the official website.
APSC Exam 2024

APSC Exam 2024

APSC Exam 2024: APSC, also known as Assam Public Service Commission is responsible for conducting the APSC exam 2024. The registration window for APSC CCE exam opened on January 17, 2024. The last date to submit APSC application form is February 6, 2024. The application form is for 235 vacancies in 2024. The APSC exam is conducted in three stages including Prelims, Mains and Interview. Candidates are required to clear all three stages in order to get recruited for the post for which they have applied. 

Latest Updates:

  • The provisional answer key for APSC CCE prelims exam was released on March 19, 2024. Candidates will be allowed to raise objections till March 23, 2024.
  • The APSC CCE prelims exam was held on March 18, 2024. 
  • The APSC admit card for CCE preliminary exam was issued on February 27, 2024 at the official website. 
  • The APSC registration process concluded on February 6, 2024.
  • The APSC CCE recruitment 2024 is open for 235 vacancies.

The first step for candidates to prepare for the examination is to check their APSC eligibility which is available on the official website. Without checking the APSC eligibility candidates are not advised to apply for the examination. Since the examination is conducted for various posts, the eligibility criteria for different posts are also different. After checking the eligibility, candidates are advised to apply for the examination. Once registered, candidates will be eligible to receive the APSC admit card for their exam. 

Those candidates who will successfully fill out the application form will be then eligible the get their admit card. The APSC admit card is an essential document which a candidate should have with them while entering the examination hall. Further, candidates are advised to check the APSC syllabus, which is available on the official website. The syllabus for prelims, mains and interviews are different from one another. 

APSC Exam 2024

The APSC CCE prelims was held on March 18, 2024. Candidates who qualify for the exam were eligible to appear for the mains exam. There are plenty of vacancies such as Labor Inspector, District Transport Officer, Tax Inspector, and Block Development Officers which are filled through the APSC recruitment drive. The exam is conducted once in a year and it is held in online mode.

After conducting the APSC exam, the exam conducting body will release the APSC results. The results are released in the form of a PDF on the official website. Further, the APSC also releases a merit list which is based on the marks obtained in their mains as well as interview exams. The exam conducting body also releases the APSC cut-off on its official website. 

APSC Exam Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates who are interested in appearing for the APSC examination are first required to check the APSC eligibility criteria. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria on the official webiste of APSC. Furthermore, there are various factors that determine the eligibility of the candidate including their age limit, educational qualification and others. It should be noted that the eligibility criteria are different for different posts. Candidates can take a look at the following APSC eligibility criteria for the following factors. 

Age Limit

The minimum age of the candidate should be not less than 21 years and not more than 38 years as of 01-01-2024. 

Age Limit Relaxation  

  • SC/STP/STH Candidate - Upto 5 years of age relaxation 
  • OBC/MOBC Candidates - Upto 3 years of age relaxation 
  • Candidates with personal disability (PwD) - Upto 10 years of age relaxation
  • Ex-Serviceman - Upto 12 years of age relaxation

Educational Qualification 

  • Candidates should have a genuine degree from a recognised college/university in India. 
  • Candidates must know that a degree which has been obtained from a distance mode of education will not be eligible. 
  • Apart from English, candidates should know at least one language of the state of Assam 

NOTE: Candidates must know that sincere there are various posts candidates can apply for, and the requirement of an educational degree may vary.

APSC Application Form 2024

The second step for candidates to appear for the APSC exam is to fill the APSC application form. The form is released by the APSC itself and students can download the form from the official website of the APSC. Further, the APSC application form consists of several pieces of information which a candidate has to fill. Candidates are advised not to make any mistake in their application form as the same mistake will automatically add to their admit card. 

APSC Admit Card 2024

The APSC admit card is released by APSC itself and candidates can download the hall ticket by visiting the official website of APSC. Candidates can get the hall tickets on the official website by entering their roll number and DOB to download them. Needless to say, APSC hall tickets are a crucial document that a candidate must have with them when they visit the exam hall.  A candidate will not be permitted to enter the examination room if the admit card is not available to them.  

Since the hall tickets are an essential document, it consists of several pieces of information about the candidate which are important to them. These pieces of information include the candidate’s name, DOB, candidate’s category, gender, exam time, exam venue and other such details.

APSC Syllabus 2024

APSC syllabus is released by the APSC itself. Candidates can find the APSC syllabus on the official website of APSC. APSC syllabus is an important part of a candidate’s preparation. Since there are three stages of APSC exams, the syllabus for prelims, mains and interview is also different. 

Candidates who are willing to appear for the APSC exam should know that the APSC prelims syllabus has two subjects whereas the APSC mains syllabus has eight subjects. Although there is no specific syllabus for the interview stage, candidates are advised to be aware of the general knowledge, and current affairs. 

APSC Prelims Syllabus

Subjects 

General Studies 1

General Studies 2 

APSC Mains Syllabus

Subject

Sub-Topics 

Paper 1

Essay

Paper 2 to 6 

General Studies

Paper 7

Optional Subject, Paper 1

Paper 8

Optional Subject, Paper 2

Qualifying Paper

Paper A

Qualifying Paper

Paper B

APSC Exam Pattern 2024

The APSC exam pattern is released by the APSC on its official website. It is very important for candidates to be well aware of the exam pattern as it helps the candidate to have an idea of the duration of the exam and other such details. Candidates should note that the APSC prelims, mains and interview exam pattern is different from one another. Meanwhile, the total marks for the APSC prelim exam are set as 400 marks whereas the APSC mains and interview marks are kept as 2275. 

Apart from checking the APSC exam pattern candidates should also check the APSC marking scheme which is also released by the APSC on its website. Further candidates can take a look at the following APSC marking scheme here.

APSC Prelims Marking Scheme 

Subjects 

Marks 

General Studies 1

200 Marks

General Studies 2 

200 Marks 

Total Marks:  400 Marks 

APSC Mains Marking Scheme 

Subject

Sub-Topics 

Marks 

Paper 1

Essay

250

Papers 2 to 6 

General Studies

250 for each paper

Paper 7

Optional Subject, Paper 1

250

Paper 8

Optional Subject, Paper 2

250

Qualifying Paper

Paper A

300

Qualifying Paper

Paper B

300

APSC Results 2024

Once the APSC exam has been conducted, the exam conducting body releases the APSC results on the official website. The APSC released the APSC CCE prelims results on April 12, 2023. Aspirants who qualify for the prelims exam are eligible to appear for the mains exam. Candidates can visit the official website to check the APSC results. Candidates should be aware that they don't need any login information to access the website and view the results. 

Given that the APSC exam consists of three phases, prelims, mains, and interviews, the results for all three phases are released separately. Before releasing the results, the APSC also releases answer keys. There are two types of answer keys that are released by the APSC. While the first one is the provisional answer key which allows the candidate to raise objections, another one is the final answer key which allows the candidate to calculate the results. 

APSC Cut-Off 2024

After the declaration of results, the APSC will release the APSC cut-off marks. These APSC cut-off marks determine whether the candidate is eligible to appear for the next stage of the examination or not. Candidates must know that the cut-off for each stage is different from the other. However, it should also be noted that APSC also releases a merit list which is calculated on the marks scored by the candidates in their mains and interview stage. 

APSC Cut-Off for Prelims Exam: 2023

Candidates can take a look at the following cut-off for the APSC CCE prelims exam 2023. 

Categories 

APSC cut-off

Open (Male Category )

74.05

Open (Female Category )

71.0

OBC/MOBC (Male Category )

54.5

OBC/MOBC (Female Category )

54.5

SC (Male Category )

50.5

SC (Female Category)

50.5

STP (Male Category)

49.5

STP (Female Category)

49.5

STH ( Male Category)

38.5

STH (Female Category)

38.5

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who conducts the APSC examination?

APSC exam is conducted by APSC itself. The exam is for those candidates who are interested in getting recruited for the post offered by the state government under its administration.

When will the APSC CCE prelims exam be conducted in 2024?

Earlier, the APSC CCE prelims exam was going to be held on March 17, 2024. However, the exam has now been rescheduled to take place on March 18, 2024.

What is the maximum age limit for a candidate applying for the APSC exam?

The maximum age limit for the candidate is set as 38 years. However, there is an age relaxation for candidates belonging to different categories.

Where can candidates find the APSC syllabus?

Candidates can find the APSC syllabus on the official website.

When will the registration for APSC CCE exam begin?

The APSC CCE application form for 2024 was made available online on the official website, apsc.nic.in, on January 17, 2024.

How many vacancies are there in APSC CCE 2024 exam?

The APSC CCE 2024 examination is offering 235 vacancies to applicants.

When is the last date to apply for APSC CCE 2024?

The last date to register for APSC CCE 2024 is February 6, 2024.

When was APSC CCE Prelims exam 2022-23 conducted?

  APSC CCE Prelims exam 2022-23 was conducted on March 26, 2023.

When were APSC CCE Prelims 2022 results released?

The APSC CCE Prelims 2022 results are released on April 12, 2023.

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