|CCE (Prelims) 2023
|17th January 2024
|6th February 2024
APSC CCE Recruitment 2024
AssamCareer: Assam Public Service Commission has released the official notification of Combined Competitive Examination (Preliminary), 2023 (APSC CCE 2023) for the recruitment of 235 vacancy. Interested and eligible candidates who want to pursue their career in the field of administrative services may read this article and apply online here.
The tentative date for preliminary examination is 17th March 2024 and the main examination is tentatively scheduled to be held on June/ July 2024.
Table of Contents
- 1 APSC CCE Recruitment Details
- 2 Eligibility Criteria of APSC CCE Recruitment
- 3 Application Fee for APSC CCE Recruitment
- 4 How to Apply for APSC CCE Recruitment?
- 5 Important Dates of APSC CCE Recruitment 2024
- 6 Important Web-Links of APSC CCE Recruitment
- 7 Selection Process of APSC CCE Recruitment
- 8 FAQs of APSC CCE Recruitment
- 9 What is the starting date to apply online for APSC CCE Recruitment?
- 10 What is the last date to apply online for APSC CCE Recruitment?
- 11 How many posts are vacant under APSC CCE Recruitment?
- 12 What is the full form of APSC?
- 13 What is the APSC CCE Exam?
APSC CCE Recruitment Details
Name of post: Combined Competitive Examination, 2023
Number of vacancy: 235 posts
Type of Exam: Preliminary Exam
Name of Organization: Assam Public Service Commission
|No of Posts
|Name of the Service
|Assam Civil Service (Jr. Grade)
|Assam Police Service (Jr. Grade)
|Superintendent of Taxes
|Superintendent of Excise
|Assam Finance Service
|Block Development Officer
|Assistant Registrar of Cooperative Societies
|Inspector of Taxes
|Inspector of Labour
|Assistant Employment Officer
|Assistant Accounts Officer (Assam Accounts Service)
Helpline: 0361-2363117 or 1800-572-23-43 | email@example.com
Eligibility Criteria of APSC CCE Recruitment
➲ 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 must be between 21 and 38 years as of 1st January 2023.
Age Relaxation: The category-wise age relaxation is as mentioned below.
Application Fee for APSC CCE Recruitment
Candidates have to pay an application fee as mentioned below:
➲ 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 Recruitment 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 application
|17th January 2024
|Last date for submission of online application
|6th February 2024
|Date of CCE Prelims 2023 Exam
|17th March 2024
|Date of CCE Main 2023 Exam
|June/ July 2024
Important Web-Links of APSC CCE Recruitment
|Online Application Link
|View Official Notification
|APSC CCE Syllabus
|Online Application Guide
|Visit Official Website
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 17th January 2024.
What is the last date to apply online for APSC CCE Recruitment?
➲ The last date to apply online for APSC CCE Recruitment is 6th February 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.
For more correct information read the official notification carefully before apply.