The Assam Public Service Commission was established in 1937 in accordance with the provision of the Indian Government. The Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) is taken by the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) each year to recruit deserving eligible candidates for different posts. Candidates with a graduation degree from a well-known college or institute are eligible to take this test.
Candidates post clearing this exam will get appointed at different posts within the administrative departments of the state.
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|Date of issuing of admit card|
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The Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) has recently announced a recruitment notification related to 331 vacancies that will be filled by deserving candidates. Candidates will be selected for different posts under Labour Inspector, Taxes Inspector, Sub Registrar, Superintendent of Taxes, Assam Civil Service, Assam Police Service, Officer at District Transport, among others. Candidates planning to apply for APSC CCE can start applying from September 10th, the deadline to apply will end on October 25th, 2020. You can refer to the beneath information to know the detailed Eligibility Criteria, Pattern of APSC CCE, Exam Dates, and many other important pieces of information.
|Organization||Assam Public Service Commission (APSC)|
|Jobs offered||Posts Under Combined Competitive Examination, CCE|
|Kind of Jobs||Assam Government post|
|Application starts||10th September 2020|
|Deadline to apply||October 25th, 2020 (delayed)|
|Mode of Selection||Prelims, Mains and Interview|
|Mode of Payment||Online|
The total number of posts announced under the APSC CCE Recruitment exam is 331. Candidates appearing in these exams can refer to the beneath information to check post wise vacancy.
|Post Name||Total Vacancies|
|Assam Civil Service||121|
|Assam Police Service||69|
|Superintendent of Taxes||6|
|Officer of District Transport||5|
|Block Development Officer||33|
|Asstt. Employment Officer||04|
|Assistant Manager of Industries||10|
Candidates planning to give the APSS CCE exam must check the eligibility criteria mentioned below so that they can judge whether they are the right fit for the post or not.
Nationality: Only Indian citizens are allowed.
Age Limit: The candidate’s minimum age must be at least 21 years and no one older than 38 years of age as of the year of the exam will be allowed to give the exam. Some candidates get the age relaxation as per norms set by the Indian Government.
Educational Qualification: Candidates must have a graduation degree from a recognized university or college.
The candidates whose results will be declared after the closing date of submission are not eligible to apply.
|Category||Application Fee For Prelims|
All the eligible candidates are supposed to apply only and can fill the application form following the guidelines mentioned on the official site.
The Selection Process for the APSC Civil Services is divided into following stages:
It is mandatory for the candidates to pass all the stages of the exam so that they can get selected as a Civil Service Officer in APSC. The Examination for APSC CCE will be taken Offline.
The APSC CCE Exam has three stages. Each stage has its own Exam Pattern, which will be discussed here-
The APSC CCE Prelims Exam is like a screening test only as the score achieved in this first round will not be considered while calculating the final scores. But it is important to clear this stage to proceed further.
|Papers||Total Marks||Time limit||Type of Paper|
|Paper-I (General Studies I)||200||120 minutes||Objective|
|Paper-II (General Studies II)||200||120 minutes||Objective|
Only those who cleared the first stage will be considered to give the next round test. The questions asked in the mains exam will be of conventional type. The marks secured in these levels will not be considered at the time of final merit list. However, the minimum qualifying marks obtained in Paper ‘A’ and Paper ‘B’ is 25%. The detailed exam pattern of APPSC CCE Mains is mentioned below.
Paper A (300 marks– 180 minutes)– any one of the languages from Assamese, Bengali, Bodo. Candidates belonging to DimaHasao, Karbi Angong, and West Karbi Anglong districts who don’t know these languages and did not study the same in their school will get an exemption from giving Paper A.
Paper B- English (300 marks- 180 minutes duration)
Papers to be counted for the order of merit (Written Examination)
|Papers||Paper name||Score||Time limit|
|Paper 1||Essay||250||180 minutes|
|Paper 2 to 6||General Studies||250 (each paper)||180 minutes (Each Paper)|
|Paper 7||Optional Subject, Paper 1||250||180 minutes|
|Paper 8||Optional Subject, Paper 2||250||180 minutes|
|Interview Test (After qualifying the Mains)||Verbal||275||–|
The board will take an interview of the candidates where their academic career will be considered. The marks obtained in this round will be included in the marks scored in the Mains, and the ranks will be finalized based on the overall marks obtained. Candidates qualifying the Main exam will be called for a viva-voce test. Marks in this round will be given out of 200.
The detailed list of optional subjects is presented below. The syllabus of these optional papers is almost the same as the one studied in a degree course at a university.
APSC CCE Admit Card can be downloaded at least 10-15 days before the exam. The candidates can check the official website to download their admit card. Important details mentioned on the admit card include:
APSC CCE Preliminary Exam Admit Card: APSC CCE admit card of the prelims will be issued to those who have successfully registered for the APSC CCE exam within the mentioned time period only.
APSC CCE Main Exam Admit Card: APSC admit card for mains exam can be downloaded by those candidates only who scored well in the preliminary round.
The answer key of APSC includes the right answers to questions presented in the APSC CCE exam. The answer key is made available by the authorities after the exams get over. Candidates can check separate answer keys for general studies paper and optional subjects. APSC answer keys of general studies can be accessed in the PDF format. APSC CCE’s answer key helps candidates a lot in calculating the overall expected score based on the number of correct answers.
The result of the APSC CCE exam can be checked on the official website. Candidates who gave the exam can check the official website to check the results by mentioning their credentials at the official site.
List of documents that must not be forgotten while going to the test center include:
Ques. What is the full form of APSC CCE?
Ans. Assam Public Service Commission Combined Competitive Examination, which is taken to appoint deserving candidates for different posts under the Assam PSC.
Ques. What is the starting and ending date to apply for this exam?
Ans. The application process begins from September 10th and will end on October 25th, 2020.
Ques. What is the selection process under APSC Civil services Recruitment?
Ans. The candidates are shortlisted based on their performance in Prelims, Mains, and Interview.
Ques. If I clear APSC CCE Recruitment, what will be the available posts?
Ans. The eligible candidates can apply for the different posts like Superintendent Taxes, Officer of District Transport, Assam Civil Service, Police Service Assam, Labour Inspector, Taxes Inspector, Sub Registrar, etc.
Ques. What are the total posts announced for the APSC CCE Recruitment 2020?
Ans. Close to 330 vacancies are announced by the board for the deserving candidates.
Ques. Will my score in the first stage of this exam be considered while preparing the final merit list?
Ans. No, the marks achieved by the candidates in the APSC CCE Prelims are for screening purpose only. Their scores will not be considered while making the final merit list.
Ques. How much does a Motor Vehicle Inspector get in terms of salary in APSC?
Ans. The salary for the Motor Vehicle Inspector will be fixed by the APSC before the exam. As per the information available on the official website, the salary for the Motor Vehicle Inspector varies from INR 22,000 - 97,000 (each month).
Ques. What is the process of applying for this exam?
Ans. Candidates meeting the least eligibility criteria required can fill the form by visiting the official website and giving the exam. The candidates can get a post through APSC CCE in case they clear all the selection stages set by the authority.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.