APPSC group 2 cut off marks 2017 qualifying marks

Since the results of APPSC group 2 screening test will be declared by today evening or tomorrow morning, here’s updating the APPSC group 2 expected cut off marks 2017 and the qualifying marks necessary to be obtained in the test.

Qualifying marks: Check the image below for selection/merit criteria of screening test and for mains exam too.

APPSC group 2 qualifying marks

Expected Cut-off Marks:

It’s hard to predict the cut off marks in screening test as more than 6.5 lakh candidates took the test. The difficulty level of the paper and how much marks most candidates will be getting will deciding the cut off. The cut off may be anywhere around 80. Though, let’s wait for few hours because the official cut off will be published once results are out. C

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Old Story:

APPSC group 2 final key 2017 for screening test held on February 26th has now been released byAPPSC itself. The answer keys with question paper can be checked below.

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) had conducted the group 2 exam 2017 on February 26th and close to 6 lakh aspirants have appeared. The APPSC group 2 answer key 2017 and question paper has now been uploaded here.

The preliminary answer key was uploaded on February 28th which can be checked here, and today on March 17th, the commission has uploaded the final answer key. Check the link below for final key and the notice regarding objections, cancellation of 3 questions and correction in 2 questions in final answer key.

About group 2 exam:

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has notified back on 8th November 2016 that it will be holding the examination for recruitment to 982 vacancies in group 2 category. The 982 vacancies includes a total of 442 executive posts and 540 non-executive posts.

The application process was carried out from 11th November to 10th December 2016. The admit cards were issued on 12th February, 2017.

The APPSC Chairman, Uday Bhaskar said yesterday that a total of 6,57,010 candidates had registered to appear for this group 2 recruitment exam. About 1400 test centres were set up across the 14 districts of the state for the smooth holding of the examination. Many arrangements were made by the state government to ensure that candidates reach the centres on time as APS RTC even operated 15 of it’s buses for the group 2 aspirants earlier today.

Exam details:

APPSC group 2 exam was objective type and was held in written mode. The test consisted of paper I, II & III. The scheme of the exam was as mentioned below.

Paper Sections Duration (Minutes) Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks
SC/ST/PH BC Others
Paper I General Studies And Mental Ability 150 150
Paper II (i) Social and Cultural History of AP (the History of various Social & Cultural movements in AP) (ii) General overview of the IndianConstitution 150 150
Paper III Planning in India, Indian Economy. Contemporary problems and Developments in Rural Society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh 150 150
TOTAL 450 135 157.5 180

Answer Keys:

APPSC group 2 answer key 2017 for paper 1, paper 2 and paper 3 will be issued by the Commission in 2-3 days following the trends of previous exams. However, some private/unofficial sources tend to provide the solutions of the questions asked in APPSC group 2 exam 2017 within a day or two. These coaching centres also upload the question paper, solutions along with the answer keys.

The official answer keys for APPSC group 2 prelims/screening test 2017 will be uploaded at www.psc.ap.gov.in for all the candidates.

This will be your live thread for such updates. We’ll update this page with all the resources on answer keys and solutions.

Selection Process:

The APPSC group 2 exam conducted today was preliminary and the mains exam will be held after the announcement of it’s results. The screening test has been introduced for the first time in APPSC group 2 recruitment exams.

The candidates who will qualify the group 2 screening test (preliminary) will be allowed to sit for the mains exam. The marks obtained in the screening test are not used for the preparation of the final merit list. The final merit will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the main exam and interview process. Candidates should read the official notice for details.

The group 2 mains exam will be computer based and will be held on 20th & 21st May, 2017.

The SC/ST/PH candidates have to obtain at least 135 marks to qualify group 2 screening test. BC candidates need 157.5 marks and other category students need at least 180 marks to be termed as prelims qualified.

As for group 2 result, APPSC has fixed any date for the declaration yet but expect the results to be out by mid-April.

Group 2 final key: PDF released now.

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