What is the age limit for APPSC Group 1? I am 34 and is it too late to start preparing now?

At the age of 34, is it late to start preparation for APPSC Group 1 and what is the age limit for Group 1 posts?

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission recruits employees for various posts every year. They recruit candidates for Group-1, Group-2, Group-3, and Group-4 posts. The APPSC released notification for the recruitment every year. The interested candidates can check the recruitment status at the official website of APPSC. The info about eligibility criteria of APPSC Group1 is given below:

Eligibility Criteria for APPSC Group 1

Age Limit

As your age is 34 but still you can apply for Group 1 posts. Except for some posts, you can apply for most of the posts. The minimum and maximum age limits for Group 1 posts are given below.

  • The Minimum Age Limit is 18 years
  • The Maximum Age Limit is 42 years

But for some posts age limit vary. The details regarding this are given below:

  • For Deputy Superintendent of Police (Civil) and Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Men) age limit vary from 21 – 28 years
  • For District Fire Officer age limit vary from 21 – 26 years
  • For Assistant Prohibition & Excise Superintendent the age limit vary from 18 – 26 years

There is age relaxation available for certain categories available. The info about age relaxation is given below:

  • For SC, ST & OBC – 5 years
  • For Physically Handicapped Persona – 10 years
  • For temporary employees in the state census department with a minimum of 6 months of service – 3 years
  • Ex-Service Men – 3 years & length of service rendered in the armed forces
  • N.C.C instructors – 3 years & length of service rendered in the N.C.C
  • A.P State Government Employees (except employees of APSEB, Municipalities, APSRTC, etc.) – 5 years

Educational Qualification

The educational qualification required for APPSC Group-1 posts is a Bachelor’s Degree in the required subject from a UGC-recognized university. The educational qualification for some of the posts is given below:

  • For District Fire Officer candidates must have a degree in Engineering (Fire), in case there is no applicant with this degree then the candidate with any degree will be considered
  • For Assistant Treasury Officer / Assistant Accounts Officer the applicant must have a degree in Economics, Mathematics or Commerce with at least second division or a Chartered Accountant of U.K or India or an incorporated Accountant (London)
  • For District Social Welfare Officer the candidates with a degree in Sociology or Social work will be preferred first.

The applicants can read all other required eligibility criteria while filling the form online. To clear the Group-1 exam candidates must prepare well and it’s never too late to start preparations. To prepare well and fast you can join online coaching classes for APPSC Group 1 or any other competitive exam. The Achievers Academy is the best institute for the preparation of these competitive exams. With your skills and experience as the experts, you can achieve your goal. Here are some tips to prepare for the exams:

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