2017 APPSC Group 3 hall tickets for Mains exam will soon be released in the official website. Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission published a notice issued on Tuesday, the Commission also announced that Group 3 Mains exam will now be conducted on two days, in place on 1 day.
APPSC Group 3 mains hall tickets should be available by tomorrow (maximum). APPSC will upload the hall tickets for all eligible candidates and will be made available on the official website psc.ap.gov.in. Once officially released, the candidates will be required to login to APPSC website and download their respective hall tickets.
Every year thousands of students appear for the said exam and this year more than 50 thousand candidates are eligible to take APPSC Group 3 Mains exam. Total 52,750 candidates were declared qualified to appear for Mains exam by Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission. APPSC had initially scheduled the Group 3 Mains exam on July 16, but later the exam date was revised to August 6. Now, again making a change, APPSC has revised Mains exam date to 6 & 7 August.
The Group 3 mains exam for recruitment to the post of Panchayat Secretary (Grade-IV) will be held on 2 days to avoid difficulties to candidates to travel long distances for writing the examination, APPSC said in the notice. The exam dates have been distributed as per the district Group 3 Panchayat Secretary Mains exam will now be held on 6th & 7th August, 2017.
The preliminary exam held on April 23, total 3,67,341 candidates appeared in the exam held at 1,430 venues in 13 districts, on May 14 and the candidates were shortlisted in the ratio of 1:50 for Mains exam. 5,66,215 applications were submitted for only 1,055 posts,APPSC had taken online applications for filling Panchayat Secretary (Grade-IV) posts under Group 3 Services in Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Raj Subordinate Service.
Group 3 mains exam will be conducted as two papers, each containing 150 questions. The questions in Paper 1 will test the candidates on
- General Studies
- Mental Ability
while Paper 2 will majorly focus on testing with special reference to Andhra Pradesh the candidates on
- Knowledge on Rural development
- Problems in Rural Areas
Based on the qualifying marks and performance in the Mains exam, APPSC will prepare a merit list of qualified candidates and the final selection will be made through it only. The candidates will be selected and allotted to Service/ Department as per their rank in the merit list and as per District preference opted by the applicant at the time of submitting the application.The minimum qualifying marks in Mains exam will remain
- 40% for OCs
- 35% for BCs
- 30% for SC, ST, PH candidates
For more information students can visit the official website.