APPSC Group 3 Notification 2018 for 1511 Panchayat Secretary Posts

AP Panchayat Secretary Recruitment 2018 Notification

APPSC Group 3 Notification 2018: Andhra Pradesh State Government has at last discharged occupation notification with respect to topping off of 1511 Panchayat Secretary Posts on contract premise in different locale in particular Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, East and West Godavari, Guntur, Prakasam, Kurnool, Chittoor, Kuddapah and so forth. Along these lines, the individuals who are holding up from quite a while on wards can begin applying. You may visit the official site to get more data.

Good news for the adolescent of Andhra Pradesh is coming. The Andhra Pradesh Government will enlist 1511 panchayat secretaries. Applications for this will be welcomed on the web. The Andhra Pradesh government has given agree for enlistment to the post of 1511 panchayat secretary on Friday, 27 April 2018. Every one of these posts will be filled on the agreement. The agreement will be of 1 year. The chose panchayat secretary will be selected on an agreement of 1 year on pay of 15,000 every month.

The Panchayat Secretariat will be chosen based on the Andhra Pradesh State Subordinate Service Rule 1996. With respect to, the administration arrange number 38 has been issued and it has been issued by Principal Secretary KS Jawahar Reddy.

The Panchayat Secretariat will be chosen through District Collector, District Council, District Panchayat Officer’s determination panel. At show, a sum of 2565 posts in the Andhra Pradesh are empty in the Panchayat Secretariat. A sum of 1054 posts have been told by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC). Movement 1511 posts will now be filled on contract.

Chief of Panchayat and Rural Development have issued vital rules in such manner. The most noteworthy opening is in East Godavari area of 205 posts. Following subtle elements of the quantity of region astute posts.

AP Panchayat Secretary Recruitment 2018 Notification Details

No. of Panchayat Secretary posts in AP Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Department is 1511 on contract basis for a period of one year. District wise vacancy details are given below.

East Godavari-205
West Godavari-113

Panchayat Secretary Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Minimum qualification for applicants to apply is degree in any discipline from a recognized university.

Age Limit

Applicants age must be in between 18 to 42 years. Age relaxation for SC/ST is 05 years, OBC is 03 years.


Selected candidates during contract period will get pay scale of Rs.15,000/- per month.

Selection Process of Panchayat Secretary Jobs 2018

Candidates through merit, interview and medical fitness basis will get hired.

AP Panchayat Secretary Application Process

Mode of applying for Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Department Recruitment is through offline mode. Starting and last dates of application process will be updated soon. Keep visiting official site

AP Panchayat Secretary Exam Pattern

Written Examination

The first stage of selection procedure is Written Examination. It consists of 2 papers and the questions asked will be of objective type.

APPSC Group 3 AP Panchayat Secretary Syllabus 2018


Candidates attitude and personality will be assessed during interview by the interview panel members.

Document Verification

The candidates qualified in interview are then called for document verification. The documents uploaded on the online application form should match the original documents.
Exam Pattern

Written Examination

It is the first stage of Group 3 examination. It consists of two papers. Each paper is Objective type carrying a total of 150 marks. The time duration for each paper is 90 minutes. Negative marking is given as penalty for wrong answers, but there will be no negative marking for unattempted questions. The question papers will be given in 3 languages, English, Telugu, and Urdu.

Paper I – General Studies, Mental Ability, and Language Ability

Current Events of National Importance
History and Geography of Andhra Pradesh
Mental Ability
Language Ability (Proficiency in the use of language, ability for comprehension, summarization, idiomatic usage, vocabulary and usage, detection of mistakes, substitutes)

Paper II – Contemporary Problems and Development of Rural Society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh

Problems of Rural Health and Sanitation – Village Development
Social Tensions and Conflicts in Contemporary Society- Problems of Deprived Groups, Multilingual Society, Unemployment, Student Unrest, etc.
Indian System of Democracy- Democratic Institutions
General Science including Scientific Development relevant to Panchayati Raj, Rural Areas, Cooperative Institutions in the service of Rural Areas, their Role, Effectiveness, and Cooperative Movement in India with special reference to Andhra Pradesh, and Labour Saving Devices.


The candidates qualified in the written examination must attend the Interview. Interviews are taken for reviewing the selected candidate’s personality.

Document Verification

The selected candidates in the Interview process are called for the Document Verification process. Candidates are suggested to carry all the original documents/certificates along with 2 photo copies with them.

Reference Books/Readings

Paper I – General Studies, Mental Ability, and Language Ability

General Studies & General Knowledge – GBK Publications
For GK read all the AP academic books from 6th Class to 10th Class
Reasoning and Arithmetic by ‘ R.S Agrawal’
Mental Ability Reasoning – Vijeta Competitions

Paper II – Contemporary Problems and Development of Rural Society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh

Village Development planning by ‘H.R Yadav’
APPSC Group 3 Panchayati Secretary – Surya Chandra Publications
APPSC Group 3 Panchayati Secretary – Vivana Publications
Andhra Pradesh Samajika Ardhika Survy – Vivana Publications

Online Readings

Economic and Political Weekly by ‘Nilakantha Rath’
Articles posted on Daily newspapers and magazines

Tips and Tricks

Tips for Examination

Examinations can be stressful, so one needs to calm down on the day of examination.

Tips for Interview

Few tips on how to perform well during interview process are

Start your day confidently.
Arrive at the venue well before the given time.
Dress smartly in formals.
Greet the interview panel humbly and maintain confidence and positive body language.
Listen before answering the questions and use appropriate language while answering the questions
Pay proper and equal attention towards all the interviewers
Say ‘Thank you’ at the end and leave

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