Assam Public Service Commission

Preliminary Examination of the Combined Competitive Examination 2013

 

The Assam Public Service Commission will hold the Preliminary Examination of the Combined Competitive Examination 2013 for screening candidates for the Main Examination for recruitment to the under-mentioned services/posts in accordance with the Assam Public Services Combined Competitive Examination Rule 1989. The date of Examination will be notified in due course.

Assam Civil Service (Jr Grade)

Total Posts: 90

Pay Scale 12500-40000, Grade Pay 5400, Pay Band PB-4.

Assam Police Service (Jr. Grade)

Total Posts: 60

Pay Scale 12000-40000, Grade Pay 5400, Pay Band PB-4.

Assistant Registrar of Cooperative Societies

Total Posts: 7

Pay Scale 12000-40000, Grade Pay 5400, Pay Band PB-4.

Superintendent of Taxes

Total Posts: 11

Pay Scale 12000-40000, Grade Pay 5400, Pay Band PB-4.

Inspector of Taxes

Total Posts: 13

Pay Scale 8000-35000, Grade Pay 4300, Pay Band PB-3.

Labour Officer

Total Posts: 03

Pay Scale 12000-40000, Grade Pay 5400, Pay Band PB-4.

Asstt. Employment Officer

Total Posts: 27

Pay Scale 8000-35000, Grade Pay 4300, Pay Band PB-3

Labour Inspector

Total Posts: 11

Pay Scale 8000-35000, Grade Pay 4300, Pay Band PB-3.

Inspector of Excise

Total Posts: 16

Pay Scale 8000-35000, Grade Pay 4300, Pay Band PB-3

District Transport Officer

Total Posts: 03

Pay Scale 12000-40000, Grade Pay 5400, Pay Band PB-4.

Eligibility:

  • The Candidate must be an Indian citizen.
  • He/She should not be less than 21 years and more than 38 years of age as on 01.01.2013. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates i.e. upto 43 years. There will also be relaxation of upper age limit in respect of Persons With Disability by 5 years i.e. upto 43 years. 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 thereof for the purpose.
  • A 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.
  • Candidates awaiting results of the qualifying examination on the closing date of submission of application need not apply.
  • Persons with Disability should ascertain the post for which a particular category of disability is entitled for reservation as per the advertisement and should apply/opt the preference accordingly at the time of filling up forms for Main Examination.

Stages of The Examination

The Combined Competitive Examination consists of two successive stages:

  • (I) The Preliminary Examination
  • (II) The Main Examination (Written and Interview).

 The Preliminary Examination

a) 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 = 2 Hrs Objective type multiple choice question paper
Paper-II  One subject to be selecte  Marks=200  Do Do
Total marks 400  

Main Examination:

The Main Examination consists of (A) Written Examination and (B) Interview Test.

(A) Written Examination:

a) On the results 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 aforesaid. The selection will be strictly on the basis of merit adhering to the norms of Vertical and Horizontal Reservation as per prescribed law in force.

b) The written examination will consist of the following papers of 3 hours duration each. The questions of the Examination will be of conventional essay type:

General English Marks-300 Duration-3 hours
General Studies Marks-300 Duration-3 hours
Optional
Subject 1
Any two optional subjects to be
selected from the list of optional
subjects (two papers each)
Marks=200
Marks=200
Marks=200
Marks=200
Duration-3 hours
Duration-3 hours
Duration-3 hours
Duration-3 hours
Optional
Subject 2
Total (Written) 1400 marks  
Viva Voce 200 marks  
Grand Total 1600 marks  

(B) Interview Test:

  • On the results of the Written part of the Main Examination the number of candidates to be called for interview will be about twice the number of vacancies advertised. The selection will be strictly on the basis of merit adhering to the norms of Vertical and Horizontal Reservation as per prescribed law in force.
  • The interview will carry 200 marks with no qualifying marks.
  • The candidates will be interviewed by the Commission with the assistance of advisers deputed by the Government of Assam.
  • The marks scored at the interview will be added to the marks scored in the written part of  the Main Examination and the ranking of the candidates will be determined on the basis of the total marks obtained.
  • The Commission shall recommend exactly the same number of candidates for different posts as notified.
  • The candidates will be allotted Cadre strictly on the basis of merit cum preferences opted by candidates in their applications for the Main Examination.
  • The Commission shall not recommend a candidate for a post which he/she has not opted for.

Centres for the Preliminary Examination

  • The centres for the Combined Competitive Preliminary Examination are: BONGAIGAON, BARPETA, DHUBRI, DIBRUGARH, DHEMAJI, DIPHU, GOLAGHAT, GOALPARA, HAFLONG, JORHAT, KOKRAJHAR, KARIMGANJ, MANGALDOI, MORIGAON, NAGAON, NALBARI, NORTH LAKHIMPUR, SILCHAR, SIVASAGAR, TEZPUR, TINSUKIA AND GUWAHATI.
  • The Combined Competitive (Main) Examination will be held in Guwahati only.
  • The Centres and the date (even after it is notified) for holding examination may however be deferred by the Commission at its discretion. 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.

Fee:

  • Application Fees : NIL
  • Examination Fees –Rs 25/- for SC, ST(P) & ST(H). For others Rs 50/- to be deposited only through e-Challan with State Bank of India.
  • The journal number generated by the Bank should be uploaded in the online application System of the Commission.
  • Fee is not refundable.
  • Fees for the Main Examination will be notified in due course of time

How To Apply:

Candidates are Required to Apply For The Preliminary Exam. Through Online Mode Only, No Other Mode For Submission of Application is Allowed.

Click Here To Apply Online

Online form may be filled up w.e.f. 20.08.2013 to 12.00 Midnight of 19.09.2013 only. No application can be filled up after expiry of the given time as the link will be disabled.