APSC 2018, Application, Syllabus, Eligibility, Exam Pattern , Preparation

Assam Public Service Commission (APSC)

APSC could be a constitutional body, that is liable for recruitment of personnel in numerous Assam Government posts and services.

Two Examinations are conducted by the APSC

  • Combined Competitive Examination
  • Departmental Examinations

APSC Preliminary Examination Syllabus 2018

The examination consists of 2 papers of 2 hours duration each. This examination is supposed to serve as a screening test only. The marks obtained within the prelim by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main examination don’t seem to be counted for deciding the final selection. The questions are of multiple choice objective types:

Paper Subject Marks Duration
Paper-I General Studies 200 2 hours
Paper-II One optional subject to be selected from the list of optional subjects 200 2 hours

 

APSC Preliminary Examination Optional Subjects 2018

  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. Indian History
  18. Law
  19. Mathematics
  20. Mechanical Engineering
  21. Medical Science
  22. Philosophy
  23. Physics
  24. Political Science
  25. Psychology
  26. Sociology
  27. Statistics
  28. Zoology

APSC Main Examination Syllabus 2018

The written examination consists of the following papers of three hours duration each. The questions of the main Examination are typical essay type:

Paper Subject Marks Duration
Paper-I General English 300 3 hours
Paper-II General Studies 300 3 hours
Paper-III
(a & b)
Any two optional subjects to be selected from the list of optional subject (two papers each) 200 3 hours
200 3 hours
Paper-IV
(a & b)
Any two optional subjects to be selected from the list of optional subject (two papers each) 200 3 hours
200 3 hours
Total

1400

 

APSC Main Examination Optional Subjects 2018
  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
  19. Modern Languages and Literature &
    Classical Language (anyone only)
    (a) Assamese
    (b) Bengali
    (c) English
    (d) Hindi
    (e) Arabic
    (f) Persian
    (g) Sanskrit
    (h) Bodo
  20. Mathematics
  21. Mechanical Engineering
  22. Medical Science
  23. Philosophy
  24. Physics
  25. Political Science
  26. Psychology
  27. Sociology
  28. Statistics
  29. Zoology
APSC Interview Test 2018

Interview Test: Marks 200

The candidates are interviewed by a Board that takes into consideration their academic career. The marks scored within the interview are added to the marks scored within the written examination (Main) and also the rankings of the candidates are determined on the basis of the total marks obtained.

APSC Departmental Examinations 2018

APSC conjointly should conduct departmental Examinations in each six months for various classes of Govt. officers as well as All India Service Officers serving underneath the govt. . of Assam. For this purpose, APSC advertises seeking applications from the intending candidates through all leading newspapers of assam.

APSC Reservation

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)

 

Some Important Links

Download Assam PSC Syllabus Click Here
Official Website Link  Click Here

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