APSC CCE (Main) Recruitment 2024 – Online Application for 235 Posts

Assam Public Service Commission has issued an official notification regarding the Main Examination of the Combined Competitive Examination, 2023 for the candidates who have been shortlisted on the basis of the Preliminary Examination for recruitment to the various services/posts. The candidates who are eligible as per the official notification of the commission will be able to submit their online applications on the official web portal within the last date of application.

APSC Recruitment Details

Name of PostCombined Competitive Examination, 2O23
Name of OrganizationAssam Public Service Commission
Type of ExamMain Exam
No of Posts235 Posts

Unreserved – 107 Posts
OBC/MOBC – 73 Posts
SC – 18 Posts
ST (P) – 24 Posts
ST (H) – 13 Posts
PwBD – 09 Posts
Ex-Servicemen – 11 Posts
Service-wise vacancyAssam Civil Service (Jr.Grade):- 45 posts
Assam Police Service (Jr.Grade):- 35 posts
Superintendent of Taxes:- 1 post
Superintendent of Excise:– 1 post
Assam Finance Service:– 13 posts
Block Development Officer:– 6 posts
Asstt Registrar of Cooperative Societies:– 4 posts
Inspector of Labour:- 4 posts
Inspector of Taxes:– 4 posts 
Asstt. Employment Officer:– 1 post 
Sub-Registrar:- 3 posts 
Assistant Accounts Officer:- 107 posts
Inspecting Auditor:– 11 posts
Age LimitThe candidate should not be less than 21 years and more than 38 years of age on 01.01.2023. 
Age RelaxationThe category-wise age relaxation is as mentioned below.
# SC/ST: 5 years
# OBC/ MOBC: 3 years
# PwBD: 10 years
Educational Qualification(i) The 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.

(ii) Candidates must possess the prescribed qualification on the date of submission of their applications
ResidentshipA candidate must be an original inhabitant of Assam.
Employment Exchange RegistrationA candidate should be registered in a District Employment Office of Assam
Small Family NormsCandidates have to submit a declaration regarding “The Small Family Norms” in Form-A at the time of applying for the C.C. (Prelim) Examination.
Regional Language ProficiencyThe candidate should be able to speak Assamese or other official language or associate official languages of the State or any of the tribal languages of the State.
NationalityThe candidate must be an Indian citizen.
HelplinesCall 0361-2363117 or 1800-572-23-43 or mail at cceapsc@gmail.com.

Examination Fee of APSC CCE Exam

The candidates who are eligible and willing to submit online applications form the preliminary examination of the APSC CCE Exam will have to pay an examination fee to complete the application process. Category-wise applicable examination fees will be as follows.

CategoryExam Fee
Schedule CasteRs.197.20/-
Schedule TribeRs.197.20/-

Mode of Payment: Applicants can pay their Exam Fee through the Online Payment Gateway using their Debit Card/ Credit Card, Net Banking or UPI.

Important Dates of APSC CCE Recruitment 2024

Starting date of submission of online application18th May 2024,
Last date of submission of online application1st June 2024 till 5:00 PM (Main)
Date of CCE Mains 2023 ExamJuly 2024

Important Web-Links of APSC CCE Exam

Online Application FormApply here
Official Notification (Main)Click Here
APSC Prelims ResultClick Here
Small Family Norms DeclarationClick Here
APSC CCE SyllabusClick Here
APSC CCE Question PaperClick Here
Official Notification (Prelims)Click Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

Selection Process of APSC CCE Exam

The Combined Competitive Examination consists of following two successive stages : – 

(i) The Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
(ii) The Main Examination (Written & Interview Test) 

CCE Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)

The CCE Preliminary Examination consists of two objective type multiple choice question papers of two hours duration each.

Name of exam: APSC CCE Preliminary Examination 2023

Date of exam: 
17th March 2024 (Sunday)

Type of questions: Objective type questions

No of question paper: 2 papers

Name of question paper: General Studies-I & General Studies-II

Total marks: 400 marks (200 marks each)

Duration of exam: 2 hours for each paper.

Negative marking: One-fourth of the total mark assigned to one question will be deducted for wrong answer marked by a candidate.

Exam centres: Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Biswanath Chariali, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Diphu, Goalpara, Golaghat, Guwahati, Haflong, Hamren, Hatsingimari, Hojai, Jorhat, Kajalgaon, Karimganj, Kokrajhar, Majuli, Mangaldoi, Morigaon, Mushalpur, Nagaon, Nalbari, North Lakhimpur, Silchar, Sivasagar, Sonari, Tezpur, Tinsukia and Udalguri.

CCE Main Examination (Written & Interview)

The Main Examination consists of

I. Written Examination and

II. Interview Test / Personality Test (After qualifying in written test)

I. Written Examination

On the basis of the result 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 notified for each category. The written examination shall consist of six papers of conventional essay type/objective type with limited words.

Name of exam: CCE Main Examination 2023

Date of exam: 
July 2024

Type of questions: Descriptive and Objective type questions

Medium of exam:
 A candidate shall be allowed to write his/her answer papers in English or Assamese language.

Total papers: 6 Papers

Total marks: 1500 Marks (250 marks each)

Duration of exam:
 3 Hours for Each Paper

Exam centre:
 Silchar, Jorhat, Nagaon, Tezpur, Lakhimpur, Bongaigaon and Guwahati

II. Interview Test/ Personality Test

Name of exam: 
CCE Main Examination 2023

Type of exam: Interview

Total marks: 180 Marks

Exam centre: 

On the basis of the result of the written part of the Main Examination, candidates will be called for an interview in a ratio of 1:3 against the number of vacancies advertised.

Marks thus obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination (Written Part as well as Interview would determine their final ranking.

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