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APSC CCE Recruitment 2024 – CCE (Main) Exam for 235 Posts, Apply Now

Exam NameCCE (Main) 2023
Total Posts235 Posts
Application ProcessOnline
Application Fee₹ 297.20/-
Start Date18th May 2024
Last Date1st June 2024


APSC CCE Recruitment 2024

AssamCareerAssam Public Service Commission has released the official notification of Combined Competitive Examination (Preliminary), 2023 (APSC CCE 2023) for the recruitment of 235 vacancy. Candidates who qualified in Combined Competitive Examination (Preliminary), 2023 have to now apply online for CCE (Main) Exam 2023 starting for 18th May 2024.

The Combined Competitive Examination (Main), 2023 is scheduled to be held on July 2024 at Guwahati center only.

APSC CCE Recruitment

APSC CCE Recruitment Details

Name of post: Combined Competitive Examination, 2023

Number of vacancy: 235 posts

Type of Exam: Main

Name of Organization: Assam Public Service Commission

Category-wise vacancy:

CategoryNo of Posts
Unreserved107 Posts
OBC/MOBC73 Posts
SC18 Posts
ST (P)24 Posts
ST (H)13 Posts

Service-wise Posts:

Name of the ServicePosts
Assam Civil Service (Jr. Grade)45
Assam Police Service (Jr. Grade)35
Superintendent of Taxes1
Superintendent of Excise1
Assam Finance Service13
Block Development Officer6
Assistant Registrar of Cooperative Societies4
Inspector of Taxes4
Inspector of Labour4
Assistant Employment Officer1
Assistant Accounts Officer (Assam Accounts Service)107
Inspecting Auditor11
Total Posts235

Date of APSC Main exam: July 2024

Centre of exam: Guwahati

Helpline: 0361-2363117 or 1800-572-23-43 | cceapsc@gmail.com

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Eligibility Criteria of APSC CCE Recruitment

Educational Qualification:

➲ The candidate must hold a Degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of 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.
➲ Candidates must possess the prescribed qualification on the date of submission of their applications.

Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian citizen.

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

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

Employment Exchange Registration: A candidate should be registered in a District Employment Office of Assam.

Small Family Norms: Candidates have to submit a declaration regarding “The Small Family Norms” in Form-A at the time of applying for the C.C. (Prelim) Examination.

Age Limit: The candidate should not be less than 21 years and more than 38 years of age on 01.01.2023.

Age Relaxation: The category-wise age relaxation is as mentioned below.

SC5 Years
ST (P)5 Years
ST (H)5 Years
PwBD10 Years

Application Fee for APSC CCE Recruitment

Candidates have to pay an application fee as mentioned below:

CategoryExam Fee
General₹ 297.20/-
Schedule Caste₹ 197.20/-
Schedule Tribe₹ 197.20/-
OBC/MOBC₹ 197.20/-
BPL₹ 47.20/-
PWBD₹ 47.20/-
Women₹ 47.20/-

➲ Under the Digital India initiative by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, APSC has decided to launch its Online Recruitment portal with the help of CSC-SPV, a MeitY approved organization, which will charge a processing fee of ₹ 40.00/- + 18% tax = ₹ 47.20/- from each candidate.

How to Apply for APSC CCE Recruitment?

➢ Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for APSC CCE Exam by visiting the official portal of Assam Public Service Commission. They may follow below mentioned steps.

➥ Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section.
➥ Click on Online Application Form link.
➥ A new webpage will be opened.
➥ Enter all your personal and educational details as required.
➥ Upload your passport sized photograph and signature and other required documents.
➥ Pay the examination fee as per your category and at the end click on submit button.
➥ Don’t forget to take a print of submitted application form.

Important Dates of APSC CCE Recruitment 2024

Starting date for submission of online application18th May 2024, 12:00 Noon (Main)
Last date for submission of online application1st June 2024 till 5:00 PM (Main)
Date of CCE Prelims 2023 Exam17th March 2024
Date of CCE Main 2023 ExamJune/ July 2024
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Official Notification (Prelims)Click Here
APSC CCE SyllabusClick Here
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For more correct information read the official notification carefully before apply.

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Selection Process of APSC CCE Recruitment

The Combined Competitive Examination consists of following two successive stages :-

(i) The Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
(ii) The Main Examination (written & interview)

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 Preliminary Examination 2023

Date of exam: 17th March 2024 (Sunday)

Type of questions: Objective type questions

No of question paper: 2 papers

Name of question paper: General Studies-I & General Studies-II

Total marks: 400 marks (200 marks each)

Duration of exam: 2 hours for each paper.

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

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, 2023

Date of Exam: June/July 2024

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, 2023

Type of Exam: Interview

Full Marks: 180 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 CCE Recruitment

What is the starting date to apply online for APSC CCE Recruitment?

➲ The starting date to apply online for APSC CCE Recruitment is 18th May 2024.

What is the last date to apply online for APSC CCE Recruitment?

➲ The last date to apply online for APSC CCE Recruitment is 1st June 2024.

How many posts are vacant under APSC CCE Recruitment?

➲ The number of vacant posts under APSC CCE Recruitment is 235.

What is the full form of APSC?

➲ The full form of APSC is Assam Public Service Commission. APSC 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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