APSC 2020 latest Updates
Assam Public Service Commission has released a notice stating that it is all set to conduct the Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) for various administrative posts under Assam state government. The examination will be conducted according to the Assam Public Services Combined Competitive Examination (Amendment) Rules, 2019 published vide Govt. notification No. AAP 219/2018/10.
As the examination is set to be conducted in the upcoming months, the commission published few model question papers relating to the CCE (Preliminary) Examination. It contains subjects namely, General Studies-I and General Studies-II as guidance to CCE aspirants. The model question papers are available on the Commission’s official website www.apsc.nic.in.
The Commission has also uploaded few previous question papers of UPSC pertaining to its Civil Services Preliminary Examination. However, it is to be noted that, 30% – 35% questions in the General Studies-I paper for CCE (Preliminary) will compulsorily be related to Assam.
It has also been stated in the notice that the Commission is trying its best to complete the recruitment process of CCE-2018 in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. The main examination result will be declared, as soon as possible, subject to the leave of the Hon’ble Gauhati High Court.
APSC CCE Exam Pattern For Prelims
|Paper 1||General Studies I||200 marks||2 Hours|
|Paper 2||General Studies II||200 marks||2 Hours|
APSC CCE Syllabus
General Studies – Paper – I (200 marks) – 100 Questions
- Current events of national and international importance.
- History of India and Indian National Movement.
- Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
- Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues etc,
- Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
- General issues on Environment ecology, Bio-Diversity and Climate Change- that do not require subject specialization.
- General Science.
Note: 30-35% questions in General Studies Paper I will be related to Assam.
Paper-II (200 marks) – 80 Questions
- Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
- Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
- Decision making and problem-solving.
- General mental ability.
- Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level),
- Data Interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.) (Class X level)