APSC Recruitment 2023 – CCE Exam for 913 Posts, Online Apply

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Exam NameCCE (Prelims) 2022
Total Posts913 Posts
OrganizationAPSC
QualificationGraduate
Application ProcessOnline
Application FeeRs.297.20/-
Start Date21st January 2023
Last Date10th February 2023

APSC Recruitment 2023

Assam Public Service Commission has issued an official notification regarding the Preliminary Examination of the Combined Competitive Examination, 2022 for screening of candidates for the Main Examination for recruitment to the various services/posts. The candidates who are eligible as per the official notification of the commission will be able to submit their online applications on the official web portal within the last date of application.

Related: APSC Admit Card 2023

APSC Recruitment Details

Name of Post: Combined Competitive Examination, 2O22

Name of Organization: Assam Public Service Commission

Type of Exam: Preliminary Exam

No of Posts: 913 Posts

CategoryNo of Posts
Unreserved475 Posts
OBC/MOBC240 Posts
SC58 Posts
ST (P)98 Posts
ST (H)42 Posts

Required Educational Qualification

The candidate must hold a Degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess such qualification as may be declared equivalent by the Government.

Note: Candidates must possess the prescribed qualification on the date of submission of their applications.

Age Limit of APSC CCE

Age Limit: The age of the candidate should not be less than 21 years and not more than 38 years as on 1st January 2022.

Age Relaxation: Category wise upper age relaxation will be as follows.

CategoryRelaxation
OBC/MOBC3 Years
SC5 Years
ST (P)5 Years
ST (H)5 Years
PwBD10 Years

Note: The age limit of the candidates will be calculated on the basis of the Matriculation/ HSLC Admit Card/ Certificate issued by a recognized Board/ Council, and no other document shall be accepted in lieu thereof for the purpose.

Other Details of APSC CCE Exam

Nationality: Only an Indian citizen is eligible to submit the online application for this recruitment of APSC.

Residentship: A candidate must be an original inhabitant of Assam.

Regional Language Proficiency: The candidate should be able to speak Assamese or other official languages or associate official languages of the State or any of the tribal languages of the State.

Employment Exchange: Candidates must be registered in any Employment Exchange Office in Assam.

Small Family Norms: The candidates have to submit a declaration regarding “The Small Family Norms” in Form-A at the time of applying for the Combined Competitive (Prelims) Examination.

Helplines: Call on 0361-2363117 or 1800-572-23-43 or mail at [email protected].

Examination Fee of APSC CCE Exam

The candidates who are eligible and willing to submit online applications form the preliminary examination of the APSC CCE Exam will have to pay an examination fee to complete the application process. Category wise applicable examination fee will be as follows.

CategoryExam Fee
GeneralRs.297.20/-
Schedule CasteRs.197.20/-
Schedule TribeRs.197.20/-
OBC/MOBCRs.197.20/-
PWBDRs.47.20/-
WomenRs.47.20/-

Mode of Payment: Applicants can pay their Exam Fee through Online Payment Gateway using their Debit Card/ Credit Card, Net Banking or UPI.

How to Apply for APSC Recruitment?

Candidates who are eligible as per the official notification of the Assam Public Service Commission are able to submit their online application for APSC Recruitment 2023. Candidates have to submit their application through the official online application portal developed by APSC. Candidates can follow the steps listed below as a reference.

Scroll down, and check the Important Link section.
Click on the Online Application Link.
An official web portal will now load in your browser’s new tab.
In that portal, you will get the option to register yourself.
After registration, you have to provide all your asked details.
After that, you have to upload your documents.
Now, you have to pay the examination fee.
After successful payment, your application will be submitted.
Also, you will receive an acknowledgement copy of your submission.
Keep that acknowledgement copy for future use.

Important Dates of APSC Recruitment 2023

Application Start Date21st January 2023
Application Last Date10th February 2023
CCE Prelims Date26th March 2023

Important Links of APSC CCE Recruitment

Online Application LinkClick Here
Latest NotificationClick Here
Download Official NotificationClick Here
APSC CCE SyllabusClick Here
Online Application GuideClick Here
Visit Official WebsiteClick Here

Stages of the APSC CCE Exam

There will be a two stage selection process for APSC Combined Competitive Examination. Applicants have to go through these two stages of examination to secure their job under APSC CCE. A brief description of those two stages of the examination is given below.

1. Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)

The Preliminary Examination will consist of two papers of objective type multiple choice questions of two hours duration each.

Name of Exam: APSC CCE Prelims, 2022

Date of Exam: 26th March 2023 (Sunday)

Type of Questions: Objective Questions

Total Papers: 2 Papers

Full Marks: 400 Marks

Duration of Exam: 2 Hours for Each Paper.

Negative Marking: One-fourth of the total mark assigned to one question will be deducted for a wrong answer marked by a candidate.

Syllabus: The candidates may refer to the Assam Public Service Combined Competitive Examination (Amendment) Rules, 2019 for syllabi of General Studies I & General Studies II.

Exam Centres: Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Biswanath Chariali, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Diphu, Goalpara, Golaghat, Guwahati, Haflong, Hamren, Hatsingimari, Hojai, Jorhat, Kajalgaon, Karimganj, Kokrajhar, Majuli, Mangaldoi, Morigaon, Mushalpur, Nagaon, Nalbari, North Lakhimpur, Silchar, Sivasagar, Sonari, Tezpur, Tinsukia and Udalguri.

2. Main Examination (Written & Interview)

The Main Examination consists of (A) Written Examination and (B) Interview Test.

(A) Written Examination

On the basis of the result of the Preliminary Examination, the number of candidates to be admitted to the written part of the Main Examination will be 11 to 12 times the number of vacancies notified for each category. The selection will be strictly on the basis of merit adhering to the norms of Vertical and Horizontal Reservation as per the prescribed law in force.

Name of Exam: APSC CCE Main, 2022

Date of Exam: July/August 2023

Type of Questions: Essay and Objective Questions

Medium of Exam: A candidate shall be allowed to write his/her answer papers in English or Assamese language.

Total Papers: 6 Papers

Full Marks: 1500 Marks

Duration of Exam: 3 Hours for Each Paper.

Exam Centre: Guwahati.

(B) Interview Test

Name of Exam: APSC CCE Main, 2022

Type of Exam: Interview

Full Marks: 275 Marks

Exam Centre: Guwahati.

On the basis of the result of the written part of the Main Examination, candidates will be called for an interview in a ratio of 1:3 against the number of vacancies advertised.

The candidates will be interviewed by a board that will have before them a record of his/her career. He/She will be asked questions on matters of general interest. The objective of the interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidate for a career in public service by a board of competent and unbiased observers. The test is intended to judge the mental calibre of a candidate. In broad terms, this is really an assessment of not only his intellectual qualities but also his social traits and his interest in current affairs. Some of the qualities to be judged are mental alertness, critical powers of assimilation, clear and logical exposition, balance of judgment, variety and depth of interest, ability for social cohesion and leadership, intellectual and moral integrity.

The technique of the interview is not that of a strict cross-examination but of a natural, though directed and purposive conversation which is intended to reveal the mental qualities of the candidate.

The interview test is not intended to be a test either of the specialized or general knowledge of the candidates which has been already tested through their written papers. Candidates are expected to have taken an intelligent interest not only in their special subjects of academic study but also in the events which are happening around them both within and outside their own State or Country as well as in modern currents of thought and in new discoveries which should rouse the curiosity of well educated youth.

The interview, however, will not have any qualifying marks. The marks scored at the interview will be added to the marks scored in the Written Examination (Main).

The Commission shall recommend exactly the same number of candidates for different posts as notified. The Commission shall not recommend a candidate for a post which he/she has not opted for.

Marks thus obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination (Written Part as well as Interview) would determine their final ranking. Candidates shall be allotted to the various services keeping in view of their ranks in the examination and (respective] preference expressed by them for different posts (i.e. on the basis of Merit cum Preference opted by the candidates in their applications for the Main Examination] and reservations therein.

FAQs of APSC Recruitment 2023

What is the starting date for the APSC CCE Online Application?

The starting date for the APSC CCE Online Application is 21st January 2023.

What is the last date for the APSC CCE Online Application?

The last date for the APSC CCE Online Application is 10th February 2023.

What is the full form of APSC?

The full form of APSC is Assam Public Service Commission. It was established on 1st April 1937. The official website of APSC is http://apsc.nic.in/.

What is the APSC CCE Exam?

APSC CCE is the state level civil service examination of Assam. The full form of CCE is Combined Competitive Examination.

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