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Download APSC Syllabus 2024 PDF – APSC Prelims & Mains Syllabus

APSC Syllabus 2024: The APSC CCE Exam Syllabus is divided into two parts i.e., preliminary and main examinations. Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) conducts the 3 stage exam for Combined Competitive Exams, which are:

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interviews. 

APSC Syllabus 2024 Overview

Exam NameAPSC Combined Competitive Exam 2024 (APSC CCE 2024)
Conducting BodyAssam Public Service Commission (APSC)
Post NameVarious Post
Stages of Exam1. Prelims
2. Mains
3. Interview
Type of Exam1. MCQ
2. Written Test
Exam DateNotify Soon
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APSC Syllabus 2024 Notification

APSC Syllabus 2024 Prelims & Mains: The APSC Combined Competitive Examination (APSC CCE) is a prestigious civil service examination of Assam. It is conducted to recruit candidates for various administrative positions within the state government.

The Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) conducts numerous exams to hire Group B and Group C officers. The commission also conducts the Combined Competitive Exam (CCE) to select candidates for a variety of government positions in Assam.

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APSC aspirants who are preparing for the APSC CCE Exam 2024 can go to the official syllabus for the preparation for the APSC CCE Exam 2024. The exam pattern will be held in the pattern of UPSC and the syllabus will also be the same as UPSC. In this article, we will provide the official syllabus and exam pattern of the APSC CCE 2024 Exam.

APSC Prelims Syllabus & Exam Pattern

APSC CCE Exam Pattern 2024: The APSC CCE Prelims is the first stage of the Assam Public Service Commission Exam. The APSC CCE Prelims exam comprises two compulsory papers of 200 marks each (General Studies – I and General Studies – II). The questions will be of multiple-choice, objective type. The marks in prelims will not be counted for the final ranking, it is just for qualification for the main exam.

APSC Prelims Exam Pattern

Exam NameAPSC CCE Prelims
Type of QuestionsObjective Type Questions
PapersGeneral Studies – I
General Studies – II
Total Marks200 Each
Duration2 Hours for Each Paper
Negative Marking1/4 (0.24) marks for each wrong answer

APSC Prelims Syllabus

APSC CCE Prelims exam consists of two general studies papers, each with 100 objective-type questions carrying 200 total marks.

General Studies Paper I

Syllabus for APSC Combined Competitive Preliminary Examination:

  1. Current events of national and international importance.
  2. History of India and Indian National Movement.
  3. Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
  4. Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues, etc.
  5. Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  6. General issues on environmental ecology, Bio-Diversity, and Climate Change- that do not require subject specialization.
  7. General Science.

Note: 30-35% of questions in General Studies Paper I will be related to Assam.

General Studies Paper II

Syllabus for APSC Combined Competitive Preliminary Examination:

  1. Comprehension.
  2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
  3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
  4. Decision-making and problem-solving.
  5. General mental ability.
  6. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data Interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc.) (Class X level)

Note: Paper II will be the qualifying paper minimum qualifying marks are 33%.

Download the APSC CCE Prelims Syllabus from the below table:

SyllabusDownload Link
General Studies I (GS-I)Click Here
General Studies II (GS-II)Click Here

APSC Mains Syllabus & Exam Pattern

APSC Main Exam Syllabus Details: The APSC main examination is the second the toughest stage of the APSC CCE Exam. Candidates have to write essay-type question answers as well as MCQs in the main exam. The Commission will draw a list of candidates to be qualified for the CCE Main Examination based on the criterion of minimum qualifying marks of 33% in General Studies Paper II of the CCE Preliminary Examination and total qualifying marks of General Studies Paper-I of the CCE Preliminary Examination.

APSC Mains Exam Pattern

Name of the ExamAPSC CCE Mains
Type of QuestionsEssay and Objective Type Questions
Total Papers6 papers
Total Marks1500
Exam Duration3 Hours for Each Paper
Negative MarkingN/A

APSC Main Exam Syllabus: There are a total of 6 papers in the APSC CCE Mains Exam. The APSC Mains exam (Paper 1) is an essay writing test. The candidate must submit an essay in the language he/she selected while filling out the application form. Below is the list of subjects covered in the APSC Mains written examination papers.

APSC Mains Syllabus

  1. Essay
  2. General Studies
  3. General Studies
  4. General Studies
  5. General Studies
  6. General Subject on Assam

Paper 1 – Essay

To be written in the medium or language of the candidate’s choice.
The candidate is required to write an essay on a specific topic, and the choice of subjects will be given.

Paper 2- General Studies 1

  1. Indian History
  2. Heritage
  3. Culture and Society
  4. Geography of the India and World

Paper 3- General Studies 2

  1. Governance
  2. Constitution
  3. Polity
  4. Social Justice
  5. International Relations.

Paper 4- General Studies 3

  1. Technology
  2. Economic Development
  3. Bio-Diversity
  4. Environment, Security
  5. Disaster Management

Paper 5- General Studies 4

  1. Ethics
  2. Integrity
  3. Aptitude

Paper 3- General Subject on Assam

  1. History
  2. Heritage
  3. Culture
  4. Geography
  5. Governance
  6. Polity
  7. Social Justice
  8. International Relations
  9. Economic Development
  10. Bio-Diversity
  11. Environment
  12. Security and
  13. Disaster Management of Assam

APSC CCE Interview

Personal Interview is the final round for the APSC CCE Examination. The total marks of the APSC Interview are 180 and the Interview of APSC Exam will be held at Guwahati, the biggest city in Assam.

  1. Total Marks: 180 Marks
  2. Exam Centre: Guwahati

Download the APSC CCE Prelims Syllabus PDF from the below table:

PaperSyllabusDownload Link
1EssayClick Here
2General Studies – IClick Here
3General Studies – IIClick Here
4General Studies – IIIClick Here
5General Studies – IVClick Here
6General Subject on AssamClick Here

Important Dates

EventsTentative Date
APSC Prelims Admit Card 2024March 2024
APSC Prelims Exam Date 2024March 2024
APSC Prelims Result Date 2024April 2024
APSC Mains Admit Card 2024June 2024
APSC Mains Exam Date 2024July 2024
APSC Mains Result Date 2024Nov 2024
APSC Interview Date 2024Nov 2024 – Jan 2025
APSC Interview Result Date 2024Notify Soon

Important Website Links

APSC Official WebsiteClick Here
APSC CCE Prelims SyllabusClick Here
APSC CCE Mains SyllabusClick Here
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Also Read,

APSC CCE 2024 Notification
APSC Prelims 2024
APSC Year Wise Vacancy


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FAQ’s About

1. How many exams are there for APSC CCE?

There are three stages for APSC CCE Exam, which are:
1. APSC Prelims Exam
2. APSC Mains Exam
3. APSC Interview

2. How many papers in APSC Prelims?

There are only two papers in APSC Preliminary Exam i.e. general studies 1 and general studies 2.

3. What is the total marks in APSC prelims?

The total marks in APSC prelims is 400 for both papers (200 each).

4. How many papers in APSC Mains?

There are 6 papers in APSC Mains Exam. The 6 papers of APSC Mains exam are:
1. Essay
2. General Studies
3. General Studies
4. General Studies
5. General Studies
6. General Subject on Assam

5. What is the ratio of APSC mains to interview?

the ratio of APSC mains to interview is 1:3 ratio.

6. Is maths compulsory for APSC CCE Exam?

Mathematics is not a compulsory subject in the APSC Mains Examination. For candidates who choose mathematics as their optional subject, it plays a significant role.

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