How to Apply for APPSC Panchayat Secretaries Recruitment 2022

How to Apply for APPSC Panchayat Secretaries, APPSC Group 3 recruitment 2018 Applications for Panchayat Secretaries posts to begin on December 27. The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC), released notification to fill 1051 posts of Panchayat Secretaries. The candidates are asked to apply online from December 27 to January 29. Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has begun the application process for the recruitment of Panchayat Secretaries in A.P. Panchayat Raj Subordinate Service.

The online application process which has begun from December 27 will end on January 29 midnight.  In order to apply online for this recruitment, candidates would first need to obtain One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) id. Candidates can find OTPR registration link on the homepage of the commission’s official website.

APPSC Group 3 Panchayat Secretaries Recruitment  Notification 2018 last date extended till January 29, apply via Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission, APPSC has extended the last date of registration till January 29, 2019, for Group 3 Panchayat Secretary posts. Candidates who still have not applied for the post can do through the official site of APPSC at The last date for payment of fee is till January 28, 2019. 

Earlier, the last date to apply was till January 19, 2019. The recruitment would be in Group III in the pay scale of Rs. 16,400 – Rs. 49,870. The online registration process was started in December 2018. The recruitment process will fill 1051 Panchayat Secretary (Grade-IV) posts. The screening test will be conducted on April 21, 2019, across the state.

The main examination will be conducted on August 02, 2019. Candidates who have a degree of a recognized university are eligible for the posts. Age limit for the recruitment is a minimum of 18 years of age and maximum 42 years of age as on July 1, 2018. Candidates can check out the official site of APPSC for more details.

APPSC Group 3 Notification 2018 last date extended till January 29, apply via Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission, APPSC has released the official notification for the recruitment of Panchayat Secretary. The official notification for recruitment is now available on The recruitment would be in Group III in the pay scale of Rs. 16,400 – Rs. 49,870. The online applications would begin from December 27, 2018.

Check important details like eligibility, dates and how to apply here. Please note that the eligibility, vacancy details, and important dates are only summarized below. All the interested candidates are advised to go through the official notification carefully to understand the same. A total of 1051 vacancies (1000 fresh and 51 CF) would be filled by means of the recruitment examination.

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) will begin the online application process for Panchayat Secretary posts recruitment in A.P. Panchayat Raj Subordinate Service. The proforma for application will be released on the official website on December 27, 2018. Candidates will be able to pay application fee till January 28, 2019 till midnight and will be able to complete application process till January 29, 2019. The number of available vacancies is 1051 in the scale of pay of Rs.16,400 – 49,870.

Eligibility Criteria:
The applicant should have any degree from a recognized University. Must have passed the Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, State Act or a Provincial Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission.  The lower age limit for this recruitment is 18 years and upper age limit is 42 years.

Application Process
In order to apply for the recruitment, an applicant needs to register his/her bio-data particulars through One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) on the Commission’s Website ( After an applicant registers their particulars, a User ID will be generated and sent to their registered mobile number and email ID. After generation of the OTPR user ID candidate can log in and apply for the recruitment through Commission’s website…..

After OTPR registration, candidates can log in to the Commission’s website with their OTPR id and OTPR password. After logging in candidates will have to click on the “Online application submission” link present in the bottom right corner of the Commission’s website. After filling details in the application form, candidates would need to make the application fee payment.

Candidates would need to pay an application fee of Rs. 250 toward application processing fee and Rs. 120 toward examination fee. Candidates falling in SC/ST/BC/Ex-servicemen/Families having Household Supply White Card/Un-employed youth as per G.O.Ms.No.439, G.A (Ser- A) Department categories are exempted from paying Rs. 120 examination fee. They will have to pay only Rs. 250 toward application processing fee.

After a successful payment of application fee, a payment reference ID will be generated. Candidates should note down this id for future reference. After successful payment, the candidate would be redirected to the application form. They would need to provide a payment reference ID and other required details. Check all the data entered and submit the application form.

After submission, an application receipt will be generated. Once the application is submitted, correction facility will be activated for the candidate and they can make any correction in their application if necessary. Fields which affects the name, fee and age relaxations will not be enabled for corrections.

Application and Exam Fee:
The applicant must pay Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty only) towards application processing fee and Rs 120/- (Rupees one hundred twenty only) towards examination fee. However, the reservation categories of candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee Rs.120/- only.

How to Apply:
AP Panchayat Secretary application starts from December 27, 2018, at for 1051 vacancies. Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has invited application for the recruitment of 1051 Panchayat Secretary posts. Eligible candidates can apply from today through APPSC official website

The last to apply online is January 29, 2019. However, the last date to pay the fees is January 28, 2019. The scale of pay is Rs.16,400 – Rs.49,890 and the age limit is from 18 to 42 years (as on July 1, 2018). The application can be made online only. The main exam for the APPSC Panchayat Secretary post is likely to be on August 2, 2019. The exam will be held online through the computer-based test

APPSC Group 3 Recruitment: How to apply
Step 1. Go to the official website
Step 2. On the home page, scroll down to the tab for One Time Profile Registration. The direct link to the one-time registration page is also provided here.
Step 3. On the new window, under Direct Recruitment, click on New Registration (if you have not registered yet).
Step 4. Follow the steps. You would get an OTP to register. Once registered, you would have your OTPR id. Candidates can use this id to apply for APPSC Panchayat Secretary posts once the link is activated.
All the candidates are again advised to go through the official notification before they apply. The registrations are expected to be activated at around 10 am. The candidates are, however, required to first register on the APPSC website.

Before applying for the post, an applicant shall register his/her bio-data particulars through One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) on the Commission’s Website viz., Once applicant registers his/her particulars, a user ID is generated and sent to his/her registered mobile number and email ID. Applicants need to apply for the post using the OTPR user ID through Commission’s website.

STEP-I: Candidates applying for the first time for any notification has to first fill the OTPR application carefully to obtain OTPR ID. While filling the OTPR, the candidate has to ensure that the particulars are filled correctly. The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes, if any, made by the candidates. If candidates choose to modify they may do so by clicking the modify OTPR make the modification, save them and proceed to STEP-II (If candidates have already registered and have the OTPR ID, number then he/she can proceed to STEP-II.)

STEP-II: The applicant has to login to the Commission’s website with the user name (OTPR ID) and the Password set by the candidate. After login, the applicant has to click on the “Online application submission” present in the bottom right corner of the Commission’s website.

Payment Process: The applicant now has to click on the payment link against the notification number that he wants to apply. The basic details required for calculation of the fee and age relaxation will be prepopulated from the OTPR data. The applicant has to verify all the details that are displayed.

Once the payment form is submitted, the respective details (used for calculation of fee and Age relaxation) will not be altered in any stage of application processing. Hence if any details are to be changed, the applicant should use the modify OTPR link, modify the details, save it and again click on the application payment link.

STEP-III: After checking all the data and ensuring that the data is correct the applicant has to fill application-specific data such as Local/Non Local status, White card details, etc., which are also used to calculate the fee. Once all the data is filled appropriately, the applicant has to submit the payment form. On successful submission, the payment reference ID is generated and is displayed on the screen. By clicking “OK” the Applicant is shown the various payment options where he/she can select any one among them and complete the payment process as given on the screen.

STEP-IV: Once the payment is successful, payment reference ID is generated. Candidates can note the payment reference ID for future correspondence. Thereafter the applicant is directed to the application form. Applicant should provide the payment reference Id generated along with the other details required for filing the application form (other fields like OTPR ID and fees relaxations details will be prepopulated from the data submitted in the payment form for respective notification).

The applicant should check the data displayed thoroughly and should fill the application-specific fields like qualification details, examination center, etc., carefully and submit the application form. Once the application is submitted successfully then the application receipt is generated. The applicant is requested to print and save the application receipt for future reference/correspondence.

NOTE: Applicant shall note that the data displayed from OTPR at the time of submitting the application will be considered for the purpose of this notification only. Any changes made by the applicant to OTPR data at a later date shall not be considered for the notification on hand.

STEP-V: In any case, if the payment process is not submitted successfully, then the applicant should start the fresh payment process as mentioned in STEP-II.

STEP-VI: Once the application is submitted successfully, correction in the application form will be enabled. The corrections can be made in the application form itself. Fields that affect the name, fee and age relaxations are not enabled for corrections.

A. The Commission is not responsible, for any omissions by the applicant in bio-data particulars while submitting the application form online. The applicants are, therefore, advised to strictly follow the instructions given in the user guide before submitting the application.

B. All the candidates are requested to submit their application with correct data. It is noticed that some of the candidates are requesting a change in the data, after submission of the application. It is informed that such requests shall be allowed on payment of Rs.100/- (Rupees hundred only) for each correction. However, changes are not allowed for name, fee and age relaxation. No manual application for corrections shall be entertained. No changes will be allowed after 7 days of the last date of applications.

C. The particulars furnished by the applicant in the application form will be taken as final. Candidates should, therefore, be very careful in uploading / submitting the application form online.

D. Incomplete/incorrect application form will be summarily rejected. The information if any furnished by the candidate subsequently will not be entertained by the Commission under any circumstances. Applicants should be careful in filling-up the application form and submission. If any lapse is detected during the scrutiny, the candidature will be rejected even though he/she comes to the final stage of the recruitment process or even at a later stage and also liable for punishment as per Para 16.1 of this notification.

E. Before uploading/submission application form, the candidates should carefully ensure his/her eligibility for this examination. No relevant column of the application form should be left blank; otherwise, the application form will not be accepted.

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