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APPSC Preparation 2024: Check Important Tips and Tricks To Excel The Exam

Preparation for APPSC prelims and main exams is an important aspect for candidates who are appearing for the recruitment examination. Candidates should have thorough preparation in order to ace the exam.
APPSC Preparation 2024

APPSC Preparation 2024

APPSC Preparation 2024: The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts the APPSC exams for various posts. The APPSC group exam is bifurcated into three stages -- Prelim, Mains, and Interview. In order to qualify for the examination, candidates need to clear all three stages.  APPSC has a comprehensive syllabus, hence, candidates need to have a thorough preparation for the exam. The APPSC preparation is an important aspect for all the candidates appearing for the examination in order to secure their desired scores. 

The first stage of the examination is the prelims and those candidates who clear this level will be eligible to appear for the mains exam, and later those candidates who clear the mains examination will be eligible to sit in the interview.  Apart from going through the APPSC syllabus, candidates should have a thorough knowledge of GK as the maximum amount of the syllabus consists of the General Awareness section. 

The commission has already issued the APPSC dates for examinations. Candidates who cleared the prelim exam will appear for the Mains exam. Since the datasheet has already been released, it is important for candidates to have a thorough preparation. 

APPSC Preparation

The APPSC preparation is one of the most important aspects for candidates appearing for the recruitment exam. The preparation for the APPSC should ideally begin by going through the APPSC syllabus. Since the APPSC syllabus is comprehensive in nature, candidates are advised to go through the syllabus thoroughly. After the APPSC syllabus, candidates should check the APPSC exam pattern and marking scheme of the exam. 

With an in-depth knowledge of the APPSC syllabus, exam pattern, and marking scheme, candidates can chalk out a better study plan for the examination. Apart from going through the syllabus, exam pattern, and marking scheme, candidates should read about some tips and tricks which they can incorporate into their study strategy to make their preparation more solid.  

APPSC Important Points 

Take a look at the important details of the APPSC examination in the table form:



Exam full-form

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Recruitment 

Conducting Body 

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)

Level of exam 


Frequency of exam


Application mode 


Application Fees

  • UR- INR 250
  • OBC- INR 250
  • SC/ST- INR 250

Examination mode 


Stages of exam

  • Preliminary exam
  • Mains exam
  • Personality Test/Interview

Official Website

How and When to Begin With APPSC Preparation?

While there is no ideal time for a candidate to begin the preparation, it is always advisable, to begin with the preparation as early as a candidate can. Since the syllabus for the recruitment exam is comprehensive in nature, candidates should begin with their preparation as early as they can. Preparation started at an early stage will provide the candidate plenty of time to study each subject of the examination.

Further, candidates will also get the time to revise about the exam making their preparation more solid. Now, the question which arises in the mind of candidates is how to begin with the APPSC preparation, so in order to begin with the APPSC preparation, candidates should start looking for the right study material for the examination. Candidates should look at the APPSC books which consist of all topics which the syllabus covers. Further, candidates should bifurcate topics and start studying topics one by one. 

APPSC Preparation Tips During Exam

There are many crucial tips that a candidate must adhere to when taking the APPSC exam. If a candidate incorporates these suggestions, then their preparation can easily be enhanced.   Candidate performance in the exam will improve with better preparation, and as a result, they will be able to get their desired exam scores. Making a study schedule and practicing test questions from prior years are a few tips that a candidate can adhere to. 

Take a look at the tips : 

Make a study plan 

It is very important for candidates to first make a study plan. Once the candidate has made the study plan, then they can work according to the plan and this will help aspirants to achieve their goals. Making a study plan is the first step in the preparation for candidates appearing for the APPSC examination. 

Keep an eye on General Awareness 

Since the APPSC prelims and Mains syllabus have a major portion of general awareness it is very important for candidates to be aware of the day-to-day happenings and even the things that have happened in the past. Since covering GK is a lengthy task, candidates should devote some time of their day to studying GK. Also, candidates should make studying GK as their daily practice. 

Study thoroughly 

The syllabus for both APPSC prelims and Mains are comprehensive in nature and it requires a massive amount of time for candidates to devote to it. Therefore, candidates are advised to study every topic from each syllabus thoroughly. If a candidate is appearing for the prelims exam, then he or she should study the prelims syllabus, whereas candidates clearing prelims and moving forward to the Mains exam, then he or she should study the Mains exam syllabus thoroughly.

Also, candidates should consider going through the APPSC exam pattern and marking scheme in order to have an idea of which topic consists of higher weight, what is the mode of examination, in which language the exam will be conducted and to check other details. 

Give yourself some break

Since extensive preparation can turn out to be extremely hectic for candidates, then in that case aspirants should give themselves some break. It is very necessary to take breaks as without taking a break studying continuously can cause a breakdown in the candidate. As a result, this can shift the focus level of the candidate. 

Thorough revision is necessary 

Once the candidate is done with the preparation, the most important step is to do a thorough revision. This will help the candidate to remember everything that they have studied so far. The more revision the candidate does, the more their preparation will be enhanced. 

Tip for the Exam Day

Exam day or D-day is the day when a candidate's preparation will be put to the test. However, there are times when the candidate ends up making mistakes as they become too nervous. If the candidate becomes too nervous while appearing for the exam, then there are chances they might forget what they have studied. Hence, it is advisable for candidates to remain calm and appear for the exam with a positive attitude. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How can candidates access the JKSSB application form?

Candidates can access the application form by visiting the official website. There are several steps for candidates to fill in the application process.

Who conducts the JKSSB exam?

JKSSB exam will be conducted by the JKSSB. The JKSSB is a recruitment examination that takes place for various posts in Jammu and Kashmir.

When was the JKSSB computer-based written test conducted?

  JKSSB computer-based written test was conducted on February 06 and the exam concluded on February 07, 2023. 

How can candidates download the JKSSB admit card?

Candidates can download the JKSSB admit card by following the simple steps :

Step 1: Go to the official website 

Step 2: On the homepage, students will find the link  on the bottom left corner that reads 'admit card/hall ticket for Computer based test' (CBT)

Step 3: Now, candidates need to provide information such as application number, password, DOB and the captcha code 

Step 4: Now, candidates need to click on the login button 

Step 5: The JKSSB admit card will be displayed on the screen 

Step 6: Download the admit card