APSC Combined Competitive Examination 2018 [165 Posts]

APSC Combined Competitive Examination 2018 [165 Posts]

APSC Combined Competitive Examination 2018 [165 Posts]

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.

The actual numbers of vacancies against each service/posts including reserved categories are shown below against ADVT. NO.09/2018:

  • Assam Civil Service (Jr.Grade) No of posts: 43 Nos
  •  Assam Land & Revenue Service (Jr.Grade) No of posts: 56 Nos
  •  Assam Police Service (Jr.Grade) No of posts: 8 Nos
  • Superintendent of Taxes No of posts: 10 Nos
  • Superintendent of Excise No of posts: 1 No
  •  Asstt. Employment Officer No of posts: 2 Nos
  • Labour Inspector No of posts: 10 Nos
  • Inspector of Taxes No of posts: 32 Nos
  •  Inspector of Excise No of posts : 3 Nos

Total No of posts: 165

Age: The candidate should not be less than 21 years and more than 38years of age as on 01.01.2018.


The upper age limit is relaxable

i) By 5 years for SC/ST candidates i.e. up to 43 years.
ii) By 3 years for OBC/MOBC candidates i.e. up to 41 years as per Govt. Notification No. ABP.6/2016/9 dated Dispur the 25th April 2018.
iii) For Persons with Disabilities (PWD) by 10 years irrespective of SC/ST/OBC and General Category of candidates as per Govt. Notification No. ABP 144/95/121 dated Dispur the 28th October 2015.
iv) For Ex-servicemen by 2 years i.e. up to 40 years as per Govt. Notification No.AAP.115/72/Pt.I/194 dated 10th 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.

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, 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 for eligibility on the closing date of submission of the application need not apply.


(i) Assam Civil Service (Jr.Grade) PB-4,Pay scale 30,000/–1,10,000/-Grade Pay 13,300/-
(ii) Assam Land &Revenue Service(Jr.Grade) PB-4,Pay scale 30,000/–1,10,000/-Grade Pay 12,700/-
(iii) Assam Police Service(Jr.Grade) PB-4,Pay scale 30,000/–1,10,000/-Grade Pay 12,700/-
(iv) Superintendent of Taxes PB-4,Pay scale 30,000/–1,10,000/-Grade Pay 12,700/-
(v) Superintendent of Excise PB-4,Pay scale 30,000/–1,10,000/-Grade Pay 12,700/-
(vi) Asstt. Employment Officer PB-3,Pay scale 22,000/— 87,000/- Grade Pay 9,100/-
(vii) Labour Inspector PB-3,Pay scale 22,000/— 87,000/- Grade Pay 9,100/-
(viii) Inspector of Taxes PB-3,Pay scale 22,000/— 87,000/- Grade Pay 9,100/-
(ix) Inspector of Excise PB-3,Pay scale 22,000/— 87,000/- Grade Pay 9,100/-

Stage of Examination: The Combined Competitive Examination consists of two successive stages:-
(i) The Preliminary Examination
(ii) The Main Examination (written & interview)

Centres for the Preliminary & Main Examination:
(B) The Combined Competitive (Main) Examination will be held in GUWAHATI only.
(C) 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 2018.
(D) 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.

Application Fee:
 Treasury Receipt for Rs.250.00 (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only) for General Candidates, Rs. 150.00 (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, 2018 under the Head of Account viz., ‘NON TAX REVENUE OTHER NON TAX REVENUE, 0051 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, 105 STATE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, APPLICATION FEE RECEIPT OF ASSAM PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION’ as per Govt. Notification No.FEG 32/ 2016/8 dated 28th October 2016.

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, 2018.”

• As per Govt. Notification No. FEG.32/2016/8-A dated Dispur the 28th October 2016 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 a photocopy of the certificate along with the Application Form).

• As per Govt. Notification No. ABP 144/95/121 dated Dispur the 28th October 2015 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 a necessary certificate from a competent authority).

How to apply: Candidates shall be required to download the prescribed application form from the website: http://www.apsc.nic.in w.e.f. 18/05/2018 and send the duly filled in application with the requisite documents indicated below:

(i) Original Treasury Receipt
(ii) 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.
(iii) Age- proof certificate (Admit Card / Certificate of HSLC or equivalent exam).
(iv) Degree Pass Certificate.
(v) Caste Certificate in respect of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/MOBC community issued by competent authority.
(vi) 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, 2018” 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 21cm× 29.7 cm. Only downloaded form will be accepted. No photocopy of the 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 the declaration as ‘Certified to be a true copy of the original’ along with the application.

Duly filled in Application Forms for the Preliminary Examination will be received till 5 pm of 18/06/2018 only.

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