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APSC CCE Syllabus & Exam Pattern: New CCE Examination Scheme, Syllabus & Model Question Paper

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APSC CCE Syllabus & Exam Pattern: New CCE Examination Scheme, Syllabus & Model Question Paper: Assam Public Service Commission officials will organize a Written Test for CCE Examination Scheme. So candidates who had applied for the APSC CCE Exam must know the complete APSC Combined Competitive Examination Syllabus . For that reason, we have gathered and provided accurate information regarding the Assam PSC Geography Mistress Syllabus along with the Exam Pattern in the following sections.

We advise all aspirants to go through each section on this page and acquire complete knowledge on the APSC CCE Examination Syllabus  . Applicants who will prepare from this provided Geography Mistress Syllabus  has a very good chance to score well in the APSC Combined Competitive Examination Written Test . And to know the question paper format, candidates can check the APSC CCE section completely. So by considering all these details, build a perfect time table to cover all topics in the CCE Syllabus.

APSC Combined Competitive Examination Syllabus  – Overview

Name Of The Exam Combined Competitive Examination (CCE)
Name Of The Organization APSC
Type of the Test State Level Entrance Exam
Category Entrance Exams, Syllabus, Exam Papers
Official Website apsc.nic.in

Before going any further, first of all, try to check the table we placed here. It has all most of the details about the Assam CCE Syllabus. Well, that table consists of information such as the Name of the Exam, Name of the Institute or the Organization that is arranging the Examination. Along with that, an individual will also find the proper mention of the Assam CCE Date and the official site of the Assam Science and Technology University too. Remember that we will present to you the exact date of the Assam CCE, once the officials of the ASTU make it official. Also, you can always head towards the official site to clarify their doubts.

Download APSC CCE  Syllabus PDF

Assam Direct Recruitment Guide Book PDF

Assamese Medium: Click Here

English Medium: Click Here

Here in this section, you will find the Syllabus for each and every subject. Therefore, check that out. And you can even download the APSC CCE Syllabus  too. As we have given it in the PDF Format.

APSC CCE Exam Pattern  

With the Help of the Assam Combined Entrance Examination Pattern and the Assam CCE Syllabus, an individual can easily prepare for the Assam CCE. Remember after checking them all, you have to make your own planner. Through which you are flexible enough to cover all the topics. Then only you will be able to get good marks. And also remember that having the Exam Pattern handy is going to do a lot of good for the applicants. So, please check the Assam CCE Exam Pattern  we are providing in this post.

The main examination shall consist of written examination and interview tests. The written examination shall consist of one Essay Paper, five papers on the subject of General Studies and two papers on any one Optional subject. There shall be two qualifying papers to test the Language communication skills of the candidates. Marks thus obtained by the candidates in the main examination (Written Part as well as Interview) would determine their final ranking.

APSC Preliminary Examination

General Studies-I

Total Marks – 200 | Duration – 2 Hours | Type – Objective

( 30%-35% questions will compulsorily be related to Assam )


General Studies-II

Total Marks – 200 | Duration – 2 Hours | Type – Objective

( Qualifying nature, shall have minimum qualifying marks of 33% )


APSC Preliminary Examination Syllabus

General Studies-I: Click Here

General Studies-II: Click Here

APSC Preliminary Examination Model Questions

General Studies-I:  SET 1 | SET 2

General Studies-II:  SET 1 | SET 2

APSC Main Examination

Written Examination

Papers Type Marks Duration
Paper 1 Essay 250 3 Hours
Paper 2 to 6 General Studies 250 each 3 Hours each
Paper 7 Optional subject Paper-1 250 3 Hours
Paper 8 Optional subject Paper-2 250 3 Hours
Qualifying Language Papers (In the level of Class-X)
Paper-A | 300 Marks | 3 Hours

Any one of languages from Assamese, Bengali and Bodo. Candidates from Dima Hasao, Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong districts who had not studied any of these languages in school shall be exempted from appearing for qualifying language papers.

Paper-B | English | 300 Marks | 3 Hours


After qualifying in Written Examination

Total Marks – 275

Total Marks

Written Examination (Paper 1 to Paper 8) = 2000

Interview (After qualifying in Written Examination) = 275

Total Marks – 2275

APSC Combined Competitive Examination Paper:

Paper-1: Essay

250 Marks | 3 Hours

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

Paper-2: General Studies-I

250 Marks | 3 Hours

Syllabus: Click Here

Paper-3: General Studies-II

250 Marks | 3 Hours

Syllabus: Click Here

Paper-4: General Studies-III

250 Marks | 3 Hours

Syllabus: Click Here

Paper-5: General Studies-IV

250 Marks | 3 Hours

Syllabus: Click Here

Paper-6: General Studies-V

250 Marks | 3 Hours

Syllabus: Click Here

Qualifying Paper: Paper-A

300 Marks | 3 Hours

Syllabus: Click Here

Qualifying Paper: Paper-B

300 Marks | 3 Hours

Syllabus: Click Here

Optional Subjects for Paper 7 & 8

Optional Papers:

The list of Optional subjects for the Main Examination :
(The standard and syllabi of the Optional subjects are approximately those of Degree Level Course of the Universities)

1. Agriculture
2. Anthropology
3. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
4. Botany
5. Chemistry
6. Civil Engineering
7. Commerce and Accountancy
8. Economics
9. Electrical Engineering
10. Geography
11. Geology
12. History
13. Law
14. Literature of any one of the following languages Assarnese, Bengali, Bodo, Hindi, Sanskrit, English
15. Management
16. Mathematics
17. Mechanical Engineering
18. Medical Science
19. Philosophy
20. Physics
21. Political Science and International Relations
22. Psychology
23. Public Administration
24. Sociology
25. Statistics
26. Zoology

5.  Marks shall not be allotted for mere superficial knowledge.

6. Candidates will be required to apply online using the website www.apsc.nic.in .The online Applications can be filled up to the last day for submission as fixed by the Commission. The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admission Certificate three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e-Admission Certificate will be made available in the Commission website for downloading by candidates. No Admission Certificate will be sent by post.

7. Negative Marking

(a) There will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Multiple Choice Question Papers as decided by the Commission. There will be negative marking for incorrect answers (as detailed below) for all questions except some of the questions where the negative marking will be inbuilt in the form of different marks being awarded to the most appropriate and not so appropriate answer for such questions.
(b) There will be four alternatives for the answers to every question in Preliminary Examination. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-fourth (0.25) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
(c) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happen to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.

8.  Commission will publicly disclose the scores of the candidates (obtained in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test) through the public portals. The disclosure will be made in respect of only those candidates who will appear in the Interview/Personality Test for the Civil Service Examination and are not finally recommended for appointment. 

The information shared through this disclosure scheme about the non-recommended candidates may be used by other public and private recruitment agencies to appoint suitable candidates from the information made available in the public portal. A candidate may opt out of the scheme also and in that case his/her details will not be published by the Commission. 

Besides sharing of the information of the non-recommended candidates for the examinations conducted by the Commission, the Commission will not assume any responsibility of liability for the method and manner in which information related to candidates who appear at the CCE/ Selections is utilized by other private of public organizations. 

Recommended Best  Guide Books for APSC CCE Examination


1. Indian Polity By M. Laxmikanth

2. A Brief History of Modern India by Rajiv Ahir

3. The History of Assam from Yandabo to Partition by Priyam Goswami

4. Pratiyogita Darpan General Studies: Indian Economy

5. Geography of India by Majid Husain

6. Manorama Year Book 2021

7. India 2020 – Publications Division

8. Lucent’s General Knowledge

9. Assam Year Book 2021 by Santanu Kaushik Baruah


1. Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

2. Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma

Optional Subjects for Paper 7 & 8

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science 
Civil Engineering 
Commerce and Accountancy 
Electrical Engineering 
Mechanical Engineering 
Medical Science 
Political Science and International Relations 
Public Administration 


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