APSC Prelims Notification – Combined Competitive Examination, 2018

assam public service commissionAPSC Prelims – Combined Competitive Examination 2018 –  (ADVT.NO.09/2018) [165 Posts]: Assam Public Service Commission has published Recruitment Notification for Combined Competitive Examination 2018. The Assam Public Service Commission will hold the Preliminary Examination of the Combined Competitive Examination, 2018 for screening candidates for the Main Examination for recruitment to the services/posts as per
the actual number of vacancies as shown below, in accordance with the Assam Public Services Combined Competitive Examination Rules, 1989.

Mode of Application: Offline

Last date: 18/06/2018

APSC Combined Competitive Examination 2018 vacancy Details
Total Number of post: 1 65
1 . Assam Civil Service (Jr.Grade)
No of posts : 43 Nos
2. Assam Land & Revenue Service (Jr.Grade)
No of posts : 56 Nos
3. Assam Police Service (Jr.Grade)
No of posts : 8 Nos
4. Superintendent of Taxes
No of posts : 1 0 Nos
5. Superintendent of Excise
No of posts : 1 No
6. Asstt. Employment Officer
No of posts : 2 Nos
7. Labour Inspector
No of posts : 1 0 Nos
8. Inspector of Taxes
No of posts : 32 Nos
9. Inspector of Excise
No of posts : 3 Nos

Educational Qualification:The candidate must hold a Degree from any of the Universities established and incorporated by a Central Act or State Act 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, 1 956 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. Candidates awaiting results of the qualifying examination for eligibility on the closing date of submission of application need not apply.

Pay scale admissible for each cadre /post:
(i) Assam Civil Service (Jr.Grade): PB-4,Pay scale 30,000/–1 ,1 0,000/-Grade Pay 1 3,300/-
(ii) Assam Land &Revenue Service(Jr.Grade): PB-4,Pay scale 30,000/–1 ,1 0,000/-Grade Pay 1 2,700/-
(iii) Assam Police Service(Jr.Grade): PB-4,Pay scale 30,000/–1 ,1 0,000/-Grade Pay 1 2,700/-
(iv) Superintendent of Taxes: PB-4,Pay scale 30,000/–1 ,1 0,000/-Grade Pay 1 2,700/-
(v) Superintendent of Excise: PB-4,Pay scale 30,000/–1 ,1 0,000/-Grade Pay 1 2,700/-
(vi) Asstt. Employment Officer: PB-3,Pay scale 22,000/— 87,000/- Grade Pay 9,1 00/-
(vii) Labour Inspector: PB-3,Pay scale 22,000/— 87,000/- Grade Pay 9,1 00/-
(viii) Inspector of Taxes: PB-3,Pay scale 22,000/— 87,000/- Grade Pay 9,1 00/-
(ix) Inspector of Excise PB-3,Pay scale 22,000/— 87,000/- Grade Pay 9,1 00/-

Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian citizen
Age limit: The candidate should not be less than 21 years and more than 38years of age as on 01 .01 .201 8.
Age Relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxable
i) By 5 years for SC/ST candidates i.e. upto 43 years.
ii) By 3 years for OBC/MOBC candidates i.e. upto 41 years as per Govt. Notification No. ABP.6/201 6/9 dated Dispur the 25th April, 201 8.
iii) For Persons with Disabilities (PWD) by 1 0 years irrespective of SC/ST/OBC and General Category of candidates as per Govt. Notification No. ABP 1 44/95/1 21 dated Dispur the 28th October, 2015.
iv) For Ex-servicemen by 2 years i.e. upto 40 years as per Govt. Notification No.AAP.1 1 5/72/Pt.I/1 94 dated 1 0th March, 2008.

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 of the mentioned documents.

The Combined Competitive Examination consists of two successive stages:-
(i) The Preliminary Examination
(ii) The Main Examination (written & interview)
The Preliminary Examination will consist of two papers of objective type multiple choice questions of two hours duration each.

Paper I General studies Marks=200 Time=2hrs Objective type
multiple choice
question paper
Paper II One subject to be selected from the list of
optional subjects given below:
Marks=200 Time=2hrs Objective type
multiple choice
question paper


Application Fee: Treasury Receipt for Rs.250.00 (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only) for General Candidates, Rs. 1 50.00 (Rupees One Hundred and fifty only) for candidates belonging to S.C./S.T./MOBC/OBC community as fee for the Combined Competitive(Prelim.) Examination, 201 8 under the Head of Account viz., ‘NON TAX REVENUE OTHER NON TAX REVENUE, 0051 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, 1 05 STATE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, APPLICATION FEE RECEIPT OF ASSAM PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION’ as per Govt. Notification No.FEG 32/ 201 6/8 dated 28th October, 201 6.

The fees are not refundable and no other mode of deposit of fee other than through Treasury Challan shall be accepted.  Those candidates selected to appear in the Main Examination will have to pay another Application fee which will be fixed in due course, separately, by Treasury Challan under the same head of Account specifying the fee as

    • C.C. (Main) Examination Fee, 201 8.
    • As per Govt. Notification No. FEG.32/201 6/8-A dated Dispur the 28th October,201 6 the
      Application Fees for all posts under the State Govt. of Assam for candidates having BPL
      Certificate is Nil (Candidate having BPL certificate should enclose photocopy of the
      certificate along with the Application Form).
    • As per Govt. Notification No. ABP 1 44/95/1 21 dated Dispur the 28th October, 201 5 for
      persons with disabilities (PWD) candidates the Application Fees for all posts under the
      State Govt. of Assam is Nil. (PWD candidates should enclose with the application form
      photocopy of necessary certificate from a competent authority).

Centres for the Preliminary & Main Examination:

    2. The Combined Competitive (Main) Examination will be held in GUWAHATI only.
    3. The exact dates for the Preliminary and the Main Examination, respectively will be
      notified in due course. However, the Preliminary Examination has been tentatively
      scheduled to be held in the month of July, 201 8.
    4. The centres and the date (even after it is notified) for holding the Preliminary
      examination may, however, be changed by the Commission at its discretion owing to
      unforeseen exigencies. Candidates admitted to the Examination will be informed of the
      time-table and place or places of examination. The candidates should note that no request
      for change of centre will be granted.

How to apply for Combined Competitive Examination 201 8:
Candidates shall be required to download the prescribed application form from the website:
http://www.apsc.nic.in w.e.f. 1 8/05/201 8 and send the duly filled in application with the requisite documents indicated below:

    1. Original Treasury Receipt
    2. One copy of recent passport size photograph (size of 3.5×4.5 cm) to be properly pasted on the space provided in the application form. Do not staple the photograph.
    3. Age- proof certificate (Admit Card / Certificate of HSLC or equivalent exam).
    4. Degree Pass Certificate.
    5. Caste Certificate in respect of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/MOBC community issued by competent authority.
    6. ID Card/Certificate in respect of PWD candidates issued by competent authority.

A candidate should not submit more than one application. The envelope sending the application should be superscripted “Combined Competitive (Prel.) Examination, 201 8” on the top of the envelope and it should be addressed to the Deputy Secretary, APSC, Jawaharnagar, Khanapara, Guwahati-22 The size of the prescribed application form is approximately 21 cm× 29.7 cm. Only downloaded form will be accepted. No photocopy of
form shall be valid.

Since the practice of furnishing attested copies of certificates has been discontinued by the Government, the applicant shall furnish self-attested photocopies of the above mentioned documents with declaration as ‘Certified to be true copy of the original’ along with the application.
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