The APPSC has sent shocks to the candidates appeared for the Panchayat Secretary Preliminary / Screening test examination on 23 April 2017. The details of expected cut off are given below. The official key will be released by APPSC within two days.
The question paper was very tough and several students felt as if they have appeared for civil services or group 1 examination. The questions on rural development and issues were very tough for all the candidates. Those scored will in this section will make in to the Panchayat Secretary main exam.
Hence the cut off for the Main examination will be extremely low. The experts suggest the candidates who score around 60-65 out of 150 marks will make sure to main examination.
The cut off will be even less as the APPSC has implemented minus marks system for this exam. Current affairs and questions on bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh have got less priority in the question paper.