APPSC Departmental Test Notification – Nov, 2022 Exam Dates, Application, Syllabus Details

APPSC Departmental Test Notification

APPSC Departmental Test November 2022. Session Notification: The Notification for APPSC Departmental Tests Nov 2022 Session will be issued by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) soon. This page will be updated with the most recent information about the APPSC Departmental Test 2022. On August 30th, the Board requested that all candidates applying for upcoming departmental tests update their district in their OTPR from the list of 26 new districts. AP Departmental Test Results check Here.

Note : Web Note Regarding All the Candidates who are going to Apply for Upcoming Departmental Tests should Update Their working District in their OTPR As per the New 26 districts. (Published on 30/08/2022 ).

APPSC Departmental Test Nov 2022 Session will be Announced soon. Earlier, The APPSC issued Notification No. 22/2022 for the APPSC Departmental test in May 2022. Online applications are being accepted. The APPSC Departmental Test May 2022 Session Application Form was due on May 22nd, 2022.

Overview of AP Departmental Test Notification Nov 2022

Name of the Exam AP Departmental Test November Session 2022
Andhra Pradesh
Applications Start Date Released Soon
Applications End Date Will Update
Exam Date Nov/Dec 2022 Expected
Application Mode Online
Official Website

APPSC Departmental Examination, November 2022 Session

Applicants must first register for the One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) on the Commission’s website, When an applicant registers his or her information, a User ID is generated and sent to his or her registered mobile number and email address. Applicants must apply for the tests via the Commission’s website using their OTPR User ID.

AP Departmental Test Notification 2022. AP Departmental Test Online Exam Pattern Will Be Issued Soon  Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, and Online Application Link Will Be Provided!!! – The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has issued a Departmental Test notification for May 2022. Interested candidates should apply for this examination by May 22, 2022. The exam date will be announced shortly. At the bottom of the page, there was a link to the official notification and an online application.

Examination Plan 2022 

  • Except for the Language and Survey Tests, all tests will be in Objective Type.
  • Language Test papers (P.C.Nos.5, 6, 7, 19, 28, 36,49, 67,37, 58, 74) and Survey & Settlement papers (P.C.Nos.69, 87, 109, 111, 116, 118, 120, 122, 133, 135, 161, 162, 163 and 164) will be traditional.
  • All objective-type papers will be administered via computer-based departmental tests.
  • Candidates taking Objective Type papers may use the Mock Test facility on the Commission’s website to familiarize themselves with the Computer Based Tests. AP Departmental Test code .
  • Candidates taking Conventional Papers (Descriptive Exams) will be given Bar code sheet attached Answer Books to fill out with a Blue or Black Pen

AP Departmental Test May 2022 Session Exam Dates | The Departmental Tests are scheduled

APPSC will soon  Announce the Dates for APPSC Departmental Tests May 2022 Session. AP Departmental Test Response Sheet May 2022 Session.

Examination Mode Duration of the Examination Time of the Examination
Fore Noon After Noon
Objective Type Papers 2 Hours (120 Minutes) 10.00 AM – 12.00 Noon 3.00 PM – 5.00 PM

Conventional Type Papers


3 Hours (180 Minutes) (Except PC.No.05,which is 2hrs)


10.00 AM – 01.00 PM

3.00 PM – 6.00 PM

(For P.C No.005 only

3.00 PM – 5.00 PM)

Eligibility to take the APPSC Departmental Exams

  • Employees of the Government of Andhra Pradesh are eligible to apply for the tests prescribed in their respective Departmental Service.
  • Employees of the Secretariat are permitted to take the following tests wherever the rules allow in order to be eligible for appointment by transfer/promotion to other Services.
  • Commercial Taxes Department: Paper Code 6; Treasuries and Accounts Department: Paper Codes 31, 46, 64, 79, 89, 100, 114, and 129.
  • Typists-cum-Assistants working in Finance and Planning (Finance Wing) are eligible to take the Treasury & Accounts Service.
  • Candidates interested in applying for the following Tests should consult the Sericulture Department’s Service Rules: Paper Codes: 32, 47, 65, 80, 90, 101, 115, 130, and 143.
  • Department of Mines and Geology: Paper No. 150
  • Divisional Test: Paper Codes 30, 63, 81, and 113; Works Accounts Service: Paper Codes 44, 78, and 99; and
  • Workshop Officers: Paper Codes 14 and P. Paper Code 149, Public Service Commission.
  • The Paper Codes 5, 8, 10, 18, 19, 27, 28, 36, 43, 45, 49, 62, 67, 77, 98, 108, 127, 136, 137, 141, 142, 144 to 148, and 155 are open to all applicants, whether or not they are in government service.

Important Links for APPSC Departmental Test 2022

APPSC Departmental Exam Notification

Application Link

Official Website

How to Apply for the APPSC Departmental Examination for the May 2022 Session

  1. Applicants must first register for the One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) on the Commission’s website,
  2. When an applicant registers his or her information, a User ID is generated and sent to the applicant’s registered mobile number and email address. Applicants must apply for the Tests via the Commission’s website using their OTPR User ID.
  3. Applicants who have previously generated OTPR for previous Departmental Tests should apply directly using the same number.
  4. From then on, the application will be available on the Commission’s website ( The deadline for submitting an online application is May 22nd, 2022.
  5. Handwritten/Typed/Photostat copies/Printed Application Forms will not be accepted, either directly or through the post office or in person.


  • All the Departmental Tests, will be conducted at all the 13 District Head
  • The candidates shall be admitted at the respective District Centre only, where the candidate is presently working as mentioned.


a) DIVISIONAL TEST (PC.Nos.30, 63, 81,113 &138): – Senior Assistants working in the Offices of Director of Accounts in Projects and Accounts Branches of the Divisions of the Public Works Department, Roads & Buildings, Irrigation, Public Health Engineering Department, Panchayat Raj Engineering Department and Ports Department, who have been working as such for a period of three years or more are allowed to Appear for this
Examination. Superintendents working in the above Departments are also allowed to
Appear for the examination.
The Service Certificate provided below must be completed and signed by the Controlling Officer of the parent department. The Controlling Officer’s signed Service Certificate should be scanned and uploaded. Otherwise, their applications will be rejected outright. Employees of Local Bodies may also apply for this Test. However, their admission is conditional on their eligibility as specified in G.O.Ms.No.86, Finance & Planning (FW.WA-1) Department, dated 22/05/1998. Commerce graduates who claim exemption from passing Paper-I of Part-I of the Divisional Test should fill out the Application Form and scan and upload their Commerce degree certificate. Otherwise, their applications for exemption from Paper-I of Part-I of the Divisional Test are not considered.
b) The applicants for the Departmental Tests for Mines & Geology (Paper Code 150), shall also upload the scanned service certificate format given below, duly signed by the controlling officer.

c)Applicants for the Fisheries Department Test-II should fill out the Application Form with information about their successful completion of training at the State Fisheries Training Institute in Kakinada.
d) Applicants for the Criminal Judicial Test with Law Qualification should complete the Application Form and scan and upload their Law degree certificate to seek exemption from passing Papers I & II of the above Test; otherwise, their Applications will not be considered for exemption from passing Papers I & II of the Test.

e)Applicants for the Deputy Inspectors Test must take all three papers in their first attempt. However, in subsequent attempts, they may appear for each paper separately. The Public Instructions Report for the fiscal year 1980-81 is required for papers on “Educational Statistics.” Candidates who have previously applied should fill out the Application Form again.
f) Applicants for Translation Test (Paper Code No. 19 and 28) should invariably mention the language for Paper Code No.28.
g) Second Class Language Test (Paper Code No.05) will be held in Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, and Urdu.
h) In the case of Gujarati (P.C.No.6) and Marwari (P.C.No.7) Language Tests, the Head of the Department should forward the Application (Candidates shall download the filled in application form and upload in the Commission Website duly attested by HOD) as evidence to claim his/her eligibility as per relevant Rules. (Only for the Commercial Tax Department)
i) Higher Standard Special Language Test for Officers of the Education Department P.C.No.37 will be held in Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Oriya, and Marathi. P.C.No.36 Lower Standard will be translated from English into a chosen language. In addition to English, the Candidate should select the language in which he or she wishes to appear for the Translation Test in the Application Form. Otherwise, your application will be denied.
j) Special Language Test for Officers of Education Department (Advanced Standard) (P.C.NOs.58 & 74) will be conducted in Telugu and Urdu only.
k) Candidates should pass all the parts of Second Class (P.C.Nos.5, 6 &7) / Third Class Language Tests (P.C.No.155) at a time as per the revised scheme of examination in terms of G.O.Ms.No.190, GA (Ser.- C) Department, dt:18/04/2002. However, candidates appearing for Paper Codes 5, 6 and 7 will be admitted to the Parts B, C & D (Viva-Voce) only, if they pass the Part-A Written Examination. For Third Class Language Test, only VIVA-VOCE in A, B, C parts will be conducted without any written test. They will be informed of the date and place of the Oral Test separately at appropriate time.
l) Staff of the Survey and Land Records Department shall answer Surveyor’s Test Higher Grade/ Lower Grade, in one language only i.e., either in English or Telugu or Urdu.
m) Applicants for Sericulture Department Test, Part-III (Paper Code No. 154 – Practical Test) must pass Part-I of the Test consisting 4 papers and that they are required to furnish the information in the Application Form.
n) The Question Papers for Departmental Tests will be in English only. However for (i)”Surveyor’s Test” (Higher Grade/Lower Grade) (ii) “Translation Tests”, the question papers will be in the chosen language, besides English.
o) The question paper for employees of Multi Purpose Health Assistant (Female) Grade-III / ANM Grade-III working Village/Ward Secretariat (Paper Code No.171) conducted in Telugu language only.


i) The fee for each Paper is Rs. 500/- (Rupees five hundred only) as per G.O.Ms.No.121,G.A(Ser-C) Department, Dt.17.09.2020.
ii) The applicant shall pay Rs. 500/-(Rupees Five Hundred Only) towards application processing fee, besides the examination fee as per G.O.Ms.No.233 GA(Ser-C) Dept., Dt.05.08.2016 . However, no fee is prescribed for the Tests in Gujarathi and Marwari  Languages.


i) The Fee Mentioned in the Above paragraph is to be paid online using Payment Gateway using Net Banking/ Credit card / Debit Card. The list of Banks providing Service for the Purpose of online remittance of Fee will be Available on the Commission Website.
ii) The fee once Remitted Shall Not be Refunded or Adjusted under any circumstances. Failure to pay the Examination Fee and Application fee (in non-exempt case) will  Total Rejection of Application.
iii) IPOs / Demand Drafts are Not Accepted.
iv) In case of Corrections Rs.100/- per correction will be Charged. However changes are Not Allowed for Name, Personal details and Fee etc.


A) PROCEDURE TO UPLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM: The Applicants shall read the Instructions Manual at Annexure-I and go through the User Guide on Website before submission of Applications online.
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 candidates have to ensure that there are no mistakes done. The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes, if any, made by the candidates. (If candidates already have OTPR ID number then he/she can proceed to STEP-II.)

STEP-II: The Applicant has to Login in the Commission’s website with the User Name (OTPRID) and the Password set by 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 No.13/2022. The Basic details required for calculation of the Fee will be pre populated from the OTPR data. The Applicant has to verify all the details that were displayed. Once the Payment form is submitted, the respective details (Used for Calculation of fee) will not be altered in any stage of application processing. Hence if any details are to be changed, applicant should use the Modify OTPR link, modify the details, save it and again click on 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. 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 filling the application form (other fields like OTPR ID and personal details will be pre populated 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 paper code details, examination centre etc., carefully and submit the Application form. Once the Application is submitted successfully then Application Receipt is generated. The Applicant is requested to print and save the application receipt for future reference/correspondence.
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 application form will be enabled. The corrections can be made in the application form itself for paper code only. Fields which affect the Name, personal details and fee are not enabled for corrections.