APSC CCE Exam 2023 – Combined Competitive Examination, 913 Posts
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APSC CCE Exam 2023 – Combined Competitive Examination, 913 Posts

APSC CCE Exam 2023

Assam Public Service Commission has recently declared the result of Combined Competitive Examination (Preliminary), 2022 (APSC CCE 2022) for the recruitment of 913 vacancy. Candidates who have been qualified in prelims examination now must appear in the Combined Competitive (Main) Examination, 2022
The Combined Competitive (Mains) Examination will be held June 2023
APSC CCE Exam 2023
The Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination will be held on 26th March 2023 tentatively and the Main examination is scheduled to be held on July/ August 2023.

APSC CCE Exam 2023 Full Details

Name of examination: Combined Competitive Examination (Main), 2022

No of posts: 913 posts
Category-wise vacancy
◾ UR: 475
◾ OBC/ MOBC: 240
◾ SC: 58
◾ STP: 98
◾ STH: 42
◾ PwBD: 35

Service-wise vacancy:
  • Assam Civil Service (Jr.Grade): 86 posts
  • Assam Police Service (Jr.Grade): 65 posts
  • Superintendent of Taxes: 8 posts
  • Superintendent of Excise: 1 post
  • District Transport Officer: 1 post
  • Labour Officer: 3 posts
  • Assam Finance Service (Jr.Grade II): 20 posts
  • Administrative Officer, Minorities Development Board: 1 post
  • Cooperative Education Officer: 1 post
  • Inspector of Labour: 4 posts
  • Inspector of Taxes: 26 posts
  • Inspector of Excise: 21 posts
  • Block Development Officer: 45 posts
  • Asstt. Employment Officer: 3 posts
  • Sub-Registrar: 10 posts
  • Assistant Manager, District Industries Centre: 8 posts
  • Asstt Registrar of Cooperative Societies: 6 posts
  • Assistant Audit Officer: 77 posts
  • Assistant Accounts Officer: 415 posts
  • Assam Urban Administrative Service: 103 posts
  • Guidance Counsellor: 1 post
  • Research Assistant, Irrigation: 3 posts
  • Assistant Public Relation Officer, Irrigation: 1 post
  • Assistant Research Officer, Irrigation: 1 post
  • Registrar, Industrial Tribunal: 1 post
  • Research Assistant, Transport Survey: 1 post
  • Assistant Research Officer, Minorities Development Board: 1 post
  • Research Assistant, Minorities Development Board: 1 post
Helpline: 0361-2363117 or 1800-572-23-43 | cceapsc@gmail.com

Eligibility Criteria of APSC CCE Exam

Age Limit:  The candidate should not be less than 21 years and more than 38 years of age on 01/01/2022. 

Age Relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxable
(i) By 5 years for SC/STP/STH candidates i.e. upto 43 years.
(ii) By 3 years for OBC/MOBC candidates i.e. upto 41 years.
(iii) For persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) by 10 years irrespective of SC/ST/OBC and General Category of candidates.
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.

Regional Language Proficiency: A 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.

Residentship: A candidate must be an original inhabitant of Assam.

Employment Exchange Registration: A candidate should be registered in a District Employment Office of Assam.

Small Family Norms: Candidates have to submit a declaration regarding "The Small Family Norms" in Form-A at the time of applying for the C.C. (Prelim) Examination.

Selection Process of APSC CCE Exam

The Combined Competitive Examination consists of two successive stages:
(i) The Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
(ii) The Main Examination (written & interview)

Examination Centres of APSC CCE Exam

The centres for the Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination are as follows: 
◾ Barpeta
◾ Biswanath Chariali
◾ Bongaigaon
◾ Dhemaji
◾ Dhubri
◾ Dibrugarh
◾ Diphu
◾ Goalpara
◾ Golaghat
◾ Halflong
◾ Hamren
◾ Hatsingimari
◾ Hojai
◾ Jorhat
◾ Kajalgaon
◾ Karimgdnj
◾ Kokrajhar
◾ Majuli
◾ Mangaldoi
◾ Morigaon
◾ Mushalpur
◾ Nagaon
◾ Nalbari
◾ North Lakhimpur
◾ Silchar
◾ Sivasagar
◾ Sonari
◾ Tezpur
◾ Tinsukia
◾ Udalguri and
◾ Guwahati
Related Article: APSC Admit Card
The Combined Competitive (Main) Examination will be held in Guwahati only.

Application Fee for APSC CCE Exam

Candidates have to pay an application fee as mentioned below: 

◾ General/EWS: 297.20
◾ SC/ST/OBC/MOBC: 197.20
◾ BPL: 47.20
◾ PWBD: 47.20
◾ Women Candidate: 47.20

Note: Under the Digital India initiative by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, APSC has decided to launch its Online Recruitment portal with the help of CSC-SPV, a MeitY approved organization, which will charge a processing fee of Rs. 40.00/- + 18% tax = Rs.35.40/- from each candidate.

How to Apply for APSC CCE Exam ?

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for APSC CCE Exam by visiting at official portal of Assam Public Service Commission. They may follow below mentioned steps.

a) Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section.

b) Click on Online Application Form link.

c) A new webpage will be opened.

d) Enter all your personal and educational details as required.

e) Upload your passport sized photograph and signature and other required documents.

f) Pay the examination fee as per your category and at the end click on submit button.

g) Don't forget to take a print of submitted application form.

Important Dates of APSC CCE Exam 2023

◾ Starting date of submission of online application: 20th April 2023
◾ Last date of submission of online application: 8th May 2023
◾ Date of CCE Mains 2022 Exam: June 2023

Important Web-Links of APSC CCE Exam

Online Application Form: Click Here 

Mains Official Notification: Click Here

APSC CCE Question Paper: Click Here

Online Application Guidelines: Click Here

Advertisement Details: Click Here

Official Website: Click 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 2022

Date of exam: 26th March 2023 (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: June 2023

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: Guwahati

II. Interview Test/ Personality Test:

Name of exam: CCE Main Examination 2023

Type of exam: Interview

Total marks: 275 Marks

Exam centre: Guwahati.

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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