APPSC Departmental Tests May 2023 Application Form, and full details here

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Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has Released, Notification No: 05/2023 for APPSC Departmental Tests 2023 May Session.

Detailed Official Notification, online application link, relevant details for APPSC Departmental Tests May 2023 are provided below

Scheme of the examination for APPSC Departmental Tests May 2023

(a) All the Tests, except Language and Survey Tests will be in Objective Type in terms of G.O.Ms.No.602, G.A. (Ser-C) Department, dated. 01.11.2011.

(b) The Language Test papers (P.C.Nos.5, 6, 7, 19, 28, 36,49, 67,37, 58, 74) and Survey & Settlement papers (P.C.Nos.69, 87, 109, 111, 116, 118, 120, 122, 133, 135, 161 and 162,) will be of conventional mode.

(c) All the objective type papers will be held on Computer Based Departmental Tests. Instructions regarding this Computer Based Test are detailed in the Instructions Manual at Annexure -I.

(d) The candidates appearing for Objective Type papers may use Mock Test facility available on Commission’s Website, to acquaint with the Computer Based Tests.

(e) The candidates appearing for Conventional Papers (Descriptive Exams) will be supplied with Bar code sheet attached Answer Books to be answered with Blue or Black Pen.

(f) Schedule of Test timings as per G.O.Ms.No.55 General Administration (Ser-C) Dept., dt.02/05/2017 is as under.

Examination ModeDuration of the ExaminationTime of the Examination
Fore NoonAfter Noon
Objective Type Papers2 Hours (120 Minutes)10.00 AM – 12.00 Noon3.00 PM – 5.00 PM
Conventional Type Papers3 Hours (180 Minutes) (Except PC.No.05,which is 2hrs)10.00 AM – 01.00 PM3.00 PM – 6.00 PM (For P.C No.005 only 3.00 PM – 5.00 PM)

Eligibility to appear for the test for APPSC Departmental Tests May 2023

(i) The employees of Government of Andhra Pradesh are eligible to apply for the Tests that are prescribed in their respective Departmental Service Rules.

(ii) The Secretariat employees are allowed to appear for the following Tests, wherever the rules permit in order to get eligibility for appointment by transfer/ promotion to other Services

a) Commercial Taxes Department: Paper Code No: 6 &7.

b) Treasuries and Accounts Department: Paper Code Nos : 31, 46, 64, 79, 89, 100, 114 &129.

(iii) Typists-cum-Assts. working in Finance and Planning (Finance Wing) are eligible to appear for the Treasuries & Accounts Service Examination.

iv) The candidates intending to apply for the following Tests should refer to the respective Service Rules for the eligibility.

  • Sericulture Department: Paper Code Nos: 32, 47, 65, 80, 90, 101, 115, 130 &143.
  • Mines &Geology Department: Paper Code No: 150 only.
  • Divisional Test: Paper Code Nos: 30, 63, 81,113 &138.
  • Works Accounts Service: Paper Code Nos: 44, 78, 99 and 128.
  • Workshop Officers: Paper C ode Nos:14 &29.
  • A.P. Public Service Commission: Paper Code No:149.
  • Social Welfare Department Paper Code 170
  • Health & Family Welfare Department Paper Code 171

v) The Paper Code bearing numbers 05, 08, 10, 18, 19, 27, 28, 36, 43, 45, 49, 62,67, 77, 98, 108, 127, 136, 137, 141, 142, 144 to 148 and 155 are open to all, whether the applicant is in Government Service or not.For more information about educational Qualification and Experience verify official notification given below

Examination centres for APPSC Departmental Tests May 2023

(i) All the Departmental Tests will be conducted at all the 26 Districts of A.P and New Delhi.

(ii) The candidates will be allotted to the exam in the District, where the candidate is presently working as mentioned in the application. If sufficient accommodation is not available in their working district, some of the candidates will be allotted to their nearest district.


Application Fee for APPSC Departmental Tests May 2023

The fee for each Paper is500/-
SC/ ST/ PWD candidatesNil
  • The applicant shall pay Rs. 500/-(Rupees Five Hundred Only) towards application processing fee, besides the examination fee as per G.O.Ms.No.233 GA(Ser-C) Dept., Dt.05.08.2016 . However, no fee is prescribed for the Tests in Gujarathi and Marwari Languages.

Important Dates for APPSC Departmental Tests May 2023

DescriptionDate (DD-MM-YY)
Starting date for online application07-06-2023
Last date for Online application28-06-2023

How to Apply for APPSC Departmental Tests May 2023

The Applicants shall read the Instructions before submission of Applications online.

STEP-I: Candidates applying for the first time for any notification has to first fill the OTPR application carefully to obtain OTPR ID. While filling the OTPR, the candidates have to ensure that there are no mistakes done. The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes, if any, made by the candidates. (If candidates already have OTPR ID number then he/she can proceed to STEP-II.)

STEP-II: The Applicant has to Login in the Commission’s website with the User Name (OTPR ID) and the Password set by Candidate. After Login, the Applicant has to click on the

“Online Application Submission” present in the bottom right corner of the Commission’s website.

STEP-III: After checking all the data and ensuring that the data is correct the applicant has to fill application specific data. Once all the data is filled appropriately, the applicant has to submit the payment form.

STEP-IV: PAYMENT PROCESS: The Applicant now has to click on the payment link against the Notification No.05/2023.The Basic details required for calculation of the Fee will be pre populated from the OTPR data. The Applicant has to verify all the details that were displayed. Once the Payment form is submitted, the respective details (Used for Calculation of fee) will not be altered in any stage of application processing. Hence if any details are to be changed, applicant should use the Modify OTPR link, modify the details, save it and again click on application payment link.

STEP-V: Once the payment is successful, payment reference ID is generated. Candidates can note the payment reference ID for future correspondence. Thereafter the applicant is directed to the application form. Applicant should provide the payment reference ID generated along with the other details required for filling the application form (other fields like OTPR ID and personal details will be pre populated from the data submitted in the payment form for respective notification). The Applicant should check the data displayed thoroughly and should fill the application specific fields like examination center etc., carefully and submit the Application form. Once the Application is submitted successfully then Application Receipt is generated. The Applicant is requested to print and save the application receipt for future reference/correspondence.

STEP-VI: In any case if the payment process is not submitted successfully, then the applicant should start the fresh payment process as mentioned in STEP-II.

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Detailed Official Notification & Application Form for APPSC Departmental Tests May 2023 are provided below

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