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APSC Question Paper – Download GS Question Paper 1998-2022

APSC Question Paper

Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) almost every year organizes Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) for the recruitment various Grade I officer cadre vacancy under Government of Assam. Here, we will provide you last Eleven (11) previous years' question paper of APSC and sincerely wish these papers will be highly beneficial for future APSC aspirants.

Assam Public Service Commission has recently released the official notification of Combined Competitive Examination, 2023 ( APSC CCE 2023) for the recruitment of 235 vacancy. As per the official notification, the Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination will be held on 17th March 2024 tentatively and the Main examination is scheduled to be held on June/ July 2024 .

APSC Question Paper Details

Name of examination:
 Combined Competitive Examination (CCE)

Name of agency: Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) 
Question paper available: From 1998 to 2022
Question paper format: PDF
Office address: Jawahar Nagar, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam

So, for all the aspirants, here are the direct download links of last 11 years' APSC General Studies (Prelims) Question Papers. If you have faced any problem while downloading these question papers, pl leave a comment below.

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APSC CCE Exam Pattern

The Combined Competitive Examination consists of following two successive stages :-
(i) The Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)

(ii) The Main Examination (Written & Interview Test)

Preliminary Examination: The Preliminary Examination consists of 2 objective type General Studies question paper with 200 marks each.

Main Examination: The Main Examination shall consist of written examination and interview tests. The written examination shall consist of six papers on the subject of General Studies . Marks thus obtained by the candidates in the main examination (Written Part as well as Interview) would determine their final ranking.  

Download APSC Previous Question Paper

So looking APSC previous years' question paper ? Here it goes all the General Studies question papers of Preliminary exam for last 11 years. 

APSC Prelims Question Paper

APSC Prelims Question Paper
YearPaper IPaper II
2022Click HereClick Here
2020Click HereClick Here
2018Click HereN/A
2016Click HereN/A
2015Click HereN/A
2014Click HereN/A
2013Click HereN/A
2011Click HereN/A
2006Click HereN/A
Click HereN/A
Click HereN/A
Note: Only starting from 2020, APSC opted for new exam scheme of 2 General Studies question paper. Hence, the optional paper makes no sense (N/A) now.

APSC Mains Question Paper 

Here's the question papers of APSC Mains exam for the year 2020 and 2022. 
APSC Mains Question Paper
2020GS Paper 1
2020GS Paper 2
2020GS Paper 3
2020GS Paper 4
2020GS Paper 5
2022GS Paper 1
2022GS Paper 2
2022GS Paper 3
2022GS Paper 4
2022GS Paper 5

Recommended Books for APSC CCE Exam

Here is a list of books for APSC CCE examination 2023. We shortlist the most important book for each section. You may buy these books online or from your nearby book shop.

Rather than purchasing substandard guidebooks, we suggest you to stick to the base books so that you can accumulate knowledge and clear doubts.  
First, try to accumulate as many topics/ facts as possible from these base books, make notes and then try to solve questions from above given previous years' question papers.


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Quantitative AptitudeFast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh VermaClick Here
General EnglishObjective General English by S P BakshiClick Here
ReasoningVerbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning R S AggarwalClick Here
General KnowledgeLucent's General KnowledgeClick Here
Current AffairsManorama Yearbook 2023Click Here
Modern Indian HistoryModern India by Rajiv AhirClick Here
Indian EconomyPratiyogita Darpan General Studies: Indian EconomyClick Here
Indian PolityIndian Polity by M LaxmikanthClick Here
Computer Awareness/ Computer knowledgeObjective Computer Awareness by ArihantClick Here
APSC Question PapersAPSC CCE General Studies 1997-2017 Solved PapersClick Here
Assam HistoryHistory of Assam by Priyam GoswamiClick Here
Assam Related TopicsAssam Year Book by Santanu Kaushik BaruahClick Here

Important Web Links of APSC Previous Question Paper

APSC Syllabus  
Click Here
Official Website
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