ANDHRA PRADESH PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION HYDERABAD
NOTIFICATION NO. 03/2016
DEPARTMENTAL TESTS MAY, 2016 SESSION
Applications are invited ONLINE for Departmental Tests May, 2016 Session to be held from 09.06.2016 to 14.06.2016.
Applicants primarily shall register the One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) through the Commission Website viz., www.psc.ap.gov.in . from 05.05.2016. Once applicant registers his/her particulars, a User ID is generated and sent to his/her registered mobile number and email ID. Applicants need to apply for the Tests using the OTPR User ID through Commission’s website.
The application will be available on Commission’s website (www.psc.ap.gov.in ) from 11.05.2016. The last date for submission of online application is 24.05.2016, upto 5PM and the payment of fees shall be accepted till 11:55 PM of 24.05.2016. Hand written / Typed /Photostat copies/Printed Application Form will not be entertained either directly or by post Office or in person. The terms and conditions are detailed hereunder following Departmental Tests Rules, 1965 and subsequent amendments to these Rules from time to time.
2.SCHEME OF THE EXAMINATION:
(a)All the Tests, except Language and Survey Tests will be in Objective Type in terms of G.O.Ms.No.602, G.A. (Ser.C) Department, dated.01.11.2011.
(b) The Language Test papers (P.C.Nos.5,6,7,19,28,37,49,67,36,58,74) and Survey & Settlement papers (P.C.Nos.69,87,109,110,111,112,116,117,118,,119,120,121,122,133, 134 and 135) will be of conventional mode.
(c) The Commission is introducing Computer Based Test from this session. All the objective type papers will be held on Computer system. Instructions regarding this Computer Based Test are detailed in the Instructions Manual at Annexure – I.
(d) The candidates appearing for Objective Type papers will be facilitated to appear for MockTest to acquaint with the Computer Based Test being introduced from this Session.
(e) The candidates appearing for Conventional Papers (Descriptive Exams) will be supplied with OMR sheet attached Answer Books to be answered with Blue or Black Pen.
Duration of the
|Time of the Examination|
|Fore Noon||After Noon|
|Objective Type Papers||2 Hours (120 Minutes)||9.00 AM 11.00 AM||2.00 PM 4.00 PM|
Conventional Type Papers
3 Hours (180 Minutes) (Except PC.No.05, which is 2 hrs.)
9.00 AM – 12.00 Noon
|2.00 PM – 5.00 PM
(For P.C No. 5
2.00PM – 4.00 PM)
2 (A) TIME TABLE:
The detailed time table is appended at AnnexureII.
A candidate desirous to appear for more than one Test may apply for the Tests to the extent the Timetable at AnnexureII permits.
The list of books allowed for each Test along with syllabus is available on Commission’s Website.
(i) The Departmental Tests, including Divisional Test and Departmental Test for A.P Works Accounts Service will be conducted at all the 13 District Head Quarters and Hyderabad, except Departmental Test for Staff of APPSC, which will be held at Hyderabad only.
(ii) The candidates shall be admitted at the respective District Centre only, where the candidate is presently working as mentioned in the application.
|CODE NO.||DISTRICT NAME|
4 (a) ELIGIBILITY TO APPEAR FOR THE TEST (S):
(i)The employees of Government of Andhra Pradesh are eligible to apply for the Tests that are prescribed in their respective Departmental Service Rules.
(ii)The Secretariat employees are allowed to appear for the following Tests, wherever the rules permit in order to get eligibility for appointment by transfer/ promotion to other Services
a) Commercial Taxes Department : Paper Code No: 6 & 7.
b) Treasuries and Accounts Department : Paper Code No:31,46,64,79,89,100,114 &129.
(iii) TypistscumAssts. working in Finance and Planning (Finance Wing) are eligible to appear for the Treasuries & Accounts Service Examination.(iv)The candidates intending to apply for the following Tests should refer to the respective Service Rules for the eligibility.
a) Sericulture Department: Paper Code No: 32,47,65,80,90,101,115,130&143.
b) Mines & Geology Department: Paper Code No: 150 only.
c) Divisional Test: Paper Code No: 30, 63, 81,113 & 138. d) Works Accounts Service: Paper Code No: 44, 78, 99, and 128. e) Workshop Officers:Paper Code No: 14 & 29.
f) A.P. Public Service Commission: Paper Code No: 149.
(v)The Paper Code bearing numbers 5, 8, 10, 18, 19, 27, 28, 36, 43, 45, 49, 62, 67, 77,98, 108, 127, 136, 137, 141, 142, 144 to 148 and 155 are open to all, whether the applicant is in Government Service or not.
4 (b) SPECIAL CONDITIONS PRESCRIBED FOR CERTAIN TESTS:
a) DIVISIONAL TEST (PC.Nos.30,63,81,113 &138): Senior Assistants working in the Offices of Director of Accounts in Projects and Accounts Branches of the Divisions of the Public Works Department, Roads & Buildings Irrigation, Public Health Engineering Department, Panchayat Raj Engineering Department and Ports Department, who have been working as such for a period of three years or more are allowed to appear for this examination. Superintendents working in the above Departments are also allowed to appear for the examination.
The Service Certificate given below shall be filled and get the signature with Seal of the Controlling Officer of parent department. The Service Certificate duly signed by the Controlling Officer should be scanned and uploaded. Otherwise their applications will be summarily rejected. Local Body Employees may also apply for this Test. But their admission is provisional, subject to their eligibility as per G.O.Ms.No.86, Finance & Planning (FW.WA1) Department, dt.22/05/1998. Commerce graduates who claim exemption from passing PaperI of PartI of Divisional Test should furnish information in the Application Form. Failing which, their Applications are not considered for exemption of PaperI of PartI of the Divisional Test.
b) The applicants for the Departmental Tests for Mines & Geology (Paper Code 150), shall also upload the scanned service certificate format given below, duly signed by the controlling officer.
Service Certificate for Divisional Test / Mines & Geology
This is to certify that is working as from to (Total service rendered ) in the office of .
Name and Designation of Controlling Officer with Office seal (if not signed by the Controlling Officer, the application will be rejected.)
N.B:1) The applicants those who fulfill the eligibility conditions as at 4 (a) &employees of concerned departments are alone eligible for Divisional Test.
2) Certification by Controlling Officer shall be with reference to the minimum service prescribed.
c) Applicants for Fisheries Department TestII should furnish the information regarding satisfactory completion of training from the State Fisheries Training Institute, Kakinada in the Application Form.
d) Applicants for Criminal Judicial Test with Law Qualification should furnish the information in the Application Form to seek exemption from passing PaperI & II of the above Test, failing which their Applications will not be considered for exemption from passing Papers I & II of the Test.
e) Applicants for Deputy Inspectors Test have to appear for all the three papers in their first attempt. In subsequent attempts, however, they can appear for each paper For Papers on “Educational Statistics” Public Instructions Report for the year 198081 is prescribed. The candidates who have applied previously should furnish the information in the Application Form.
f) Applicants for Translation Test (Paper Code No. 19 and 28) should invariably mention the language for Paper Code No. 28.
g) Second Class Language Test (Paper Code 05) will be held in various Languages, i.e., Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil & Urdu.
h) In case of Gujarathi (P.C.No.6) and Marwari (P.C.No.7) Language Tests , the Application (Candidates shall download the filled in application form and upload in the Commission Website duly attested by HoD) should be forwarded by the Head of the Department as an evidence to claim his/her eligibility as per relevant Rules.
i) Special Language Test for Officers of Education Department of Higher Standard
P.C.No.37 will be conducted in Telugu/Urdu/Hindi/Tamil/Kannada/ Oriya/Marathi. P.C.No.36 Lower Standard will be conducted translation from English into a Language chosen. The Candidate should also opt the language in which he/she desires to appear in addition to English for the Translation Test in the Application Form. Otherwise the Application will be rejected.
j) Special Language Test for Officers of Education Department (Advanced
Standard)(P.C.NOs.58 & 74) will be conducted in Telugu and Urdu only.
k) Candidates should pass all the parts of Second Class (P.C.Nos.5,6 &7)/Third Class Language Tests (P.C.No.155)at a time as per the revised scheme of examination in terms of G.O.Ms.No.190, GA (Ser. C) Department, dt: 18/04/2002. However, candidates appearing for Paper Codes 5, 6 and 7 will be admitted to the Parts B, C & D (VivaVoce) only, if they pass the PartA Written Examination. For Third Class Language Test, only VIVAVOCE in A,B,C parts will conducted without any written test. They will be informed of the date and place of the Oral Test separately at appropriate time.
l) Staff of the Survey and Land Records Department shall answer Surveyor’s Test Higher Grade/ Lower Grade and Survey & Settlement Surveyor’s Test Higher Grade/ Lower Grade, in one language only i.e., either in English or Telugu or Urdu.
m) Applicants for Sericulture Department Test, PartIII (Paper Code No. 154Practical Test) must pass Part I of the Test consisting 4 papers and that they are required to furnish the information in the Application Form.
n) The Question Papers for Departmental Tests will be in English only. However for
(i) “Surveyor’s Test” (Higher Grade/ Lower Grade) (ii) “Survey and Settlement Surveyor’s Test”(Higher Grade/ Lower Grade) and (iii)”Translation Tests”, the question papers will be in the chosen language, besides English.
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