Monday, December 5, 2011

List of reference books for APPSC Group-1 exam...


PAPER - I

1. Hindu News Paper
2. Frontline
3. Outlook Magazine
4. Competition Success Review
5. Yojana
6. Udyoga Sopanam (Telugu Medium)
7. Vivek (Telugu Medium)

PAPER – II: Section I

History and Cultural Heritage of India with Emphasis on 20th Century History of India
1. R.C. Majumdar – Raya Choudhari & Datta – Advanced History of India.
2. D.D. Kosambi – An Historical Outline of Indian Culture and History.
3. A.R. Desai – Social Background of Indian Nationalism.
4. Sumit Sarkar – Writing Social History.
5. S.C. RayaChoudhary – Social Cultural and Economic History of India. (Earliest Times to Present Times)
6. M.N.Srinivas – Social Change in Modern India.
7. Bipin Chandra – Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism.
8. K.N. Panikar – Culture and Ideology in Colonial India.
9. Kenneth Jones – Social and Religious Reform Movement in India.
10. V.A. Narayan – Social Reforms in Modern India.
11. Tarachand – A History of the Freedom Movement in India Vol. I & II.
12. Sumit Sarkar – Modern India.
13. A.R. Desai – Peasants Struggle in India.
14. R.S. Sarma- Indian Feudalism – Comprehensive History of India – Vol. 10 to 12.
15. N.V. Bhattacharya – Medieval Movements in India.
16. Romila Thapar – Ancient Indian Social History.
17. K.A. Nilakanta Sastry – A History of South India.
18. Romila Thapar – History of India – Vol. I & II.
19. R.S. Sharma – Material Culture and Social Formation in Ancient India.
20. A.L. Bashom – The Cultural History of India.
21. A.L. Srivastavan – History of India from 1000 to 1707.
22. S.R. Sharma – Mughul Rule in India.
23. J.L. Mehta – Advanced Studies in the History of Medieval India – Vol. I & II.
24. Bipin Chandra _ Nationalisam and Colonialism in Modern India.
25. Omredt Gail – Cultural Revolt in a Colonial Society. The Non-Brahman movement in Western India.
26. V. Geetha and Rajadurai – Towards Non-Brahmin Millenium.
27. O.Hanlon Rosalind – Caste, Conflict and Ideology, Mahatma Jyotirao Phule and Low Caste Protest in
                                       19th Century Western India.
28. Dananjaya Keer – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Life History.
29. R.P.Tripathi & A.R. Desai – Social Background of Indian Nationalism.
30. Bipin Chandra – Essays in Contemporary India.

PAPER – II: Section II

Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh.
1. S.C. Raya Choudhari – Social Cultural and Economic History of India. (Earliest Times to Present Times)
2. R.C. Majumdar – Raa Choudhari and Datta – Advanced History of India.
3. A.R. Desai – Social Background of Indian Nationalism.
4. Sumit Sarkar – Writing Social History.
5. M.N. Srinivas – Social Change in Modern India.
6. V.A. Narayan – Social Reforms in Modern India.
7. Kenneth Jones – Social and Religious Reform Movement in India.
8. K.A. Nilakanta Sastry – A History of South India.
9. K. Satyanarayana – A Study of History and Culture of Andhras Vol. I & II.
10. K. Balendu Sekharan – The Andhras through the Ages.
11. B.V. Krishna Rao - Early Dynasties of Andhra Desa.
12. V. Ramakrishna – Social Reforms in Andhra.
13. N. Venkata Ramanaiah – Andhrula Charitra (Telugu)
14. M. RamaRao – Satavahana Sanchika (Telugu)
15. M.V. Ramanaiah – Eastern Chalukyas of Vengi.
16. D.C. Ganguly- Eastern Chalukyas.
17. B.S.L. Hanumantha Rao – Indian History and Culture – Vol. I & II.
18. Bhandakar – Early History of the Deccan.
19. Gopala Chary – Early History of the Andhra Country.
20. Suravaram Pratap Reddy – Andhrula Sanghika Charitra (Telugu).
21. P.V. Parabrahma Sastry – Kakatiyas.
22. P. Raghunadha Rao – History of Modern Andhra Pradesh.
23. Sarojini Regani – Nizam British Relations – 1724 – 1857.
24. Sarojini Regani – High Lights of Freedom Movement in Andhra Pradesh.
25. A.V. Koti Reddy – Andhra Pradesh History – Samuskruthi.
26. M. Venkata rangaiah – The Freedom struggle in Andhra Pradesh – Vol. I & II.
27. G.V. Subba Rao – The Freedom Struggle in Hyderabad State – Vol. I to IV.
28. Y. Balarama Murthy – Andhrula Samkshipta Charitra (Telugu).
29. Madapati Hanumantha Rao - Telangana Andhrodyamamu (Telugu) Vol. I & II.
30. D. Ramanuja Rao – Telangana Jateeyodhyamamulu (Telugu).
31. Veladurthy Manikya Rao – Hydserabadlo Swatantrodhyamamu (Telugu).

PAPER – II: Section III

1. Aravind S. Indian Administration – Himalaya Publishing House, New Delhi, 1992.
2. Austin Graneille, Working Democratic Constitution: The Indian Experience, Oxford 1999.
3. Avasti and Avasti, Indian Administration, Lakshmi Narain Agarwal, Agra, 1998.
4. Basu, D.D.., An introduction to the Constitution of India, Prentice Hall, New Delhi, 2006.
5. General Studies Manual, Tata Mc.Graw Hills, New Delhi, 2008.
6. Gapta M.C.and Kamal N. KABRA. Public Administration in India. Gyan Publishing House, New Delhi,
    1999.
7. Hoshiar Singh and Mohinder Singh, Public Administration in India, Sterling Publishes, New Delhi, 1995.
8. Jam R.B. Public Administration in India: 21st Century Challenges for Good Governance,
9. Deep and Deep Publications, New Delhi, 2002.
10. Krishna K. Tummala, Public Administration in India, Allied Publishers Limited, New Delhi, 1996.
11. Kashyap Subhash, C. Our Constitution, NBT, New Delhi, 1994.
12. Laxmikanth, Indian Polity, Tata Mc.Graw Hills, New Delhi, 2008.
13. Padma Ramachandran, Public Administration in India, National Book Trust, New Delhi, 1995.
14. Premalatha Sharma, Issues in Indian Administration, Mangaldeep Publications, Jaipur, 1998.
15. Ramesh K. Arora, Indian Administration: Perceptions and Perspectives, Aalekh Publications, 2000.
16. Ramesh K. Arora and Rajni Goyal, Indian Public Administration, Institution and Issues, Wishwa Prakashan, New Delhi, 2004.
17. Robert I., Hardgray, Indian Government and Politics, Harcour Drace, 1975.
18. Rajani Kothari, Polities in India, Orient Longman, Delhi, 1970.
19. Saran Parmatma and Meenakshi, Public Administration in India, Mudranalaya Publishers, New Delhi,
      1997.
20. Siwach. J.R. Dynamics of Indian Government and Politics, Sterling, New Delhi, 1985.
21. Sriram Maheshwari, Indian Administration, Orient Longman, New Delhi, 2000.
22. The Constitution of India, Government of India, 2006.

PAPER – III:

1. J.C. Dhingra, Indian Economy: Environment & Policy, Sultan Chand, New Delhi (recent Edn., say2007) Or any text book on Indian Economy written by say Dutt & Sindaram, Mishra & Puri or Agarwal.

2. For recent data & policy changes, above book is to be complemented by the Govt. of India, Economic Survey 2007-08, Ministry of Finance, New Delhi (recent edn. Say 2008) (The above books cover 1/3rd of the syllabus on Indian Economy).

3. Govt. of A.P. Human Development Report 2007, A.P. CESS, Begumpet, Hyderabad, 2008.
4. RSRao et al (Eds), Fifty Years of AP 1956-2006, CDR & Communication, Rd 3, Himayathnagar,
    Hyderabad, 2006.
5. VH Rao et al (eds), AP at Fifty, CDR & Communication, Rd 3, Himayatnagar, Hyderabad, 1998.
6. CH Hanumantha Rao & Mahendra Dev(eds), AP Development, Economic Reforms & ChallengesAhead,     CESS, Begumpet, Hyderabad, 2004.
7. Y.V. Krishna Rao & S Subrahmanyam (Eeds), Development of AP 1956-01 – A Study of Regional
    Disparities, NER Research Centre, Vishalandhra Publishers, Hyderabad, 22.
8. Dynamics of AP Economy vis-à-vis Indian Economy with Focus on Regional Disparities, NAD (to be
    published).

The above 3 to 8 works are to be supplemented by Statistical Abstract of AP (recent year) & Socio-Economic Survey of AP, Govt. of A.P., Hyderabad, 2007-08.

PAPER – IV: Section I and III:

1. Science & Technology – 2007 : Publication - Hindu Publications.
2. Science & Technology of Nano materials : Author – N . Balakrishna Rao, K. Krishna Reddy : Publication:  Campus Book International
3. Sustainable Development and Environment : Author: A.K. De, N.C. Gupta Publication: Cosmo  
     Publications
4. Text Book of Environmental Science & Technology : Author: Dr. M. Anji Reddy Publication: B.S.
     Publications
5. Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science : Author: Gilbert M. Masters
6. Environmental Studies : Author: Manoj Tiwari Publication: J.K. International publishing house Pvt. Ltd.

Section II

General awareness with the modern trends in life sciences
Unit – I
1. Industrial Microbiology by L.E. Casida; New age international pvt. Ltd.
2. Fermentation Technology by Stanbury & Whitaker, Butterworth – Heinemann
3. Industrial Microbiology by Presscott & Donn; Tata Mc Graw Hill Publishing Ltd.
4. Elements of Biotechnology by – P.K. Gupta; Rastogi .co
Unit – II
1. Text book of Botany by A.C. Datta
2. Introductory Botany by Ashok Bindre & P.C.Pande; Rastogi Publishing.
3. Text book of Animal Husbandry by E.C. Banerjee.
Unit – III
1. Biotechnology – 4 by S. Mahesh, A.B. Vedamurthy
2. Understanding Biotechnology by Aluizio Borem, Fabricio R. Santosh & David E. Bensen.
3. Molecular Biotechnology by S.B. Primrose; Blackwell Scientific Publishers.
4. Plant tissue Culture – Theory and practice by S.S. Bhojwani, M.R. Razdan.
Unit – IV
1. Text book of Microbiology by Pelczar; TMH
2. Medical Microbiology by Anantanarayana
3. Microbiology by Panjarathinam
4. Essentials of Biology and Biotechnology by Bir Bhadine; Pharma Book Syndicate.
Unit – V
1. Immunology by Kubay, Goldby, Kindy, Obsorne
2. Immunology by Riott
3. Immunology by Schamu’s outlines
4. Lecture note on Immunology by Gordon Reeves, Ian Todd, Blackweel Publishers.

PAPER – V:

Data Interpretation and Problem Solving
1. Fundamentals of Mathematical Statistics by S.C. Gupta and V.K. Kapoor – Sultan Chand & Sons.
2. Statistical Methods by S.P. Gupta – Sultan Chand & Sons.
3. Programmed Statistics (Questions – Answers) by B.L. Agarwal – New Age International Publishers.
4. Statistics by Elhance.
5. Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Aggarwal – S. Chand & Co.
6. Analytical Reasoning by M.K. Panden – BSC Publication.


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APPSC Group-1 notification...


ANDHRA PRADESH PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION: HYDERABAD
NOT I F ICAT ION NO. 1 8 / 2 0 1 1 , Da t e d : 2 8 / 1 1 / 2 0 1 1
GROUP-I SERVICES -2011
PARA – 1:
Recruitment Applications are invited On-line through the proforma Application to be made
available on WEBSITE (www.apspsc.gov.in) from 09/12/2011 to 08/01/2012 (Note:
06/01/2012 is the last date for payment of fee) for recruitment to the post of GROUP-I
SERVICES.
The Commission has dispensed with the sale of applications through HPOs / Sales Counter of
Commission’s office. The desirous eligible Candidates may apply ON-LINE by satisfying
themselves with the terms and conditions of this recruitment. The details are as follows:-
Post
Code
Name of the Post
No. of
vacancies
Age as on
01/07/2011
Min. Max.
Scale of
Pay
Rs.
01
Deputy Collectors in A.P. Civil Service
(Executive Branch)
07 18-34
20,680-
46,960
02
Commercial Tax Officers in A.P.
Commercial Taxes Service.
01 18–34
20,680-
46,960
03
Deputy Supdt. of Police (Civil) Cat-2 in
A.P. Police Service
05 21–28
20,680-
46,960
04
Deputy Supdt. of Jails (MEN) in A.P. Jail
Service
04 18–28
20,680-
46,960
05
Divisional Fire Officers in Fire &
Emergency Services
10 21–26
19,050-
45,850
06
District Registrar in A.P. Registration and
Stamps Service
05 18–34
19,050-
45,850
07
District Tribal Welfare Officer in A.P.
Tribal Welfare Service.
04 18–34
18,030-
43,630
08
District Employment Officer in
Employment Service
23 18–34
18,030-
43,630
09
Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts
Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts
Service.
10 18–34
16,150-
42,590
10
Deputy Registrar in A.P. Cooperative
Service
15 18–34
18,030-
43,630
11
District Panchayat Raj Officers in
Panchayat Raj Service.
11 18–34
19,050-
45,850
12
Regional Transport Officers in A.P.
Transport Service
06 18–34
19,050-
45,850
13
District Social Welfare Officer in A.P.
Social Welfare Service.
05 18–34
18,030-
43,630
14
District B.C. Welfare Officer in B.C.
Welfare Service
04 18–34
18,030-
43,630
15
Municipal Commissioner Grade-II in A.P.
Municipal Administration Service
03 18–34
16,150-
42,590
16
Mandal Parishad Development Officer in
in A.P. Panchayat Raj and Rural
Development Service
80 18–34
16,150-
42,590
17
Lay Secretary / Administrative Officer in
Medical and Health
02 18–34
16,150-
42,590
18
Assistant Prohibition & Excise
Superintendent in A.P. Prohibition &
Excise Service
04 18–26
16,150-
42,590
19
Assistant Audit Officer in A.P. Local Fund
Audit Service.
64 18–34
16,150-
42,590
TOTAL 263
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(The details of vacancies viz., Community, State/Multi-Zone/Zone, and Gender wise
(G/W) may be seen at Annexure-I.)
NOTE:
1. THE APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO GO THROUGH THE USER GUIDE AND DECIDE
THEMSELVES AS TO THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THIS RECRUITMENT CAREFULLY
BEFORE APPLYING AND ENTER THE PARTICULARS COMPLETELY ONLINE. ALL
CANDIDATES HAVE TO PAY RS. 100/- (RUPEES ONE HUNDRED ONLY) TOWARDS
APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE AND ALL THOSE WHO ARE NOT EXEMPTED FROM
PAYMENT OF FEE HAVE ALSO TO PAY RS. 120/- (RUPEES ONE HUNDRED AND
TWENTY ONLY) TOWARDS EXAMINATION FEE,
2. APPLICANT MUST COMPULSORILY FILL-UP ALL RELEVANT COLUMNS OF
APPLICATION AND SUBMIT APPLICATION THROUGH WEBSITE ONLY. THE
PARTICULARS MADE AVAILABLE IN THE WEBSITE SHALL BE PROCESSED
THROUGH COMPUTER AND THE ELIGIBILITY DECIDED IN TERMS OF NOTIFICATION
AND CONFIRMED ACCORDINGLY.
3. THE APPLICATIONS RECEIVED ONLINE IN THE PRESCRIBED PROFORMA
AVAILABLE IN THE WEBSITE AND WITHIN THE TIME SHALL ONLY BE CONSIDERED
AND THE COMMISSION WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY KIND OF
DISCREPANCY.
4. APPLICANTS MUST COMPULSORILY UPLOAD HIS/HER OWN SCANNED PHOTO AND
SIGNATURE THROUGH J.P.G FORMAT.
5. THE APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT FURNISH ANY PARTICULARS THAT ARE FALSE,
TAMPERED, FABRICATED OR SUPPRESS ANY MATERIAL INFORMATION WHILE
MAKING AN APPLICATION THROUGH WEBSITE.
6. IMPORTANT:- HAND WRITTEN/TYPED/PHOTOSTAT COPIES/PRINTED APPLICATION
FORM WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.
7. ALL THE ESSENTIAL CERTIFICATES ISSUED BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY
SHALL COMPULSORILY BE KEPT WITH THE APPLICANTS TO PRODUCE AS AND
WHEN REQUIRED, ON THE DAY OF VERIFICATION DATE ITSELF FOR VERIFICATION.
IF CANDIDATES FAIL TO PRODUCE THE SAME, THE CANDIDATURE IS REJECTED /
DISQUALIFIED WITHOUT ANY FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE.
The following blank formats (Proforma) are available in the Commission’s Website
(www.apspsc.gov.in) The candidates can use, if required.
i). Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificate
ii). Declaration by the Un-Employed
iii). School Study Certificate
iv). Certificate of Residence
v). a) Medical Certificate for the Blind
b) Certificate of Hearing Disability and Hearing Assessment
c) Medical Certificate in respect of Orthopedically Handicapped Candidates
vi). Creamy Layer Certificate
IMPORTANT NOTE: Distribution of vacancies among roster points is subject to variation and
confirmation from the Unit Officer/ Appointing authority.
NOTE ON IMPORTANT LEGAL PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE RECRUITMENT
PROCESS:
1. Vacancies: The recruitment will be made to the vacancies notified only. There shall be no
waiting list as per G.O.Ms.No. 81 General Administration (Ser.A) Department, Dated
22/02/1997 and Rule 6 of APPSC Rules of procedure. In any case, no cognisance will be
taken by Commission of any vacancies arising or reported after the completion of the
selection and recruitment process or the last date as decided by the Commission as far as
this Notification is concerned, and these will be further dealt with as per G.O. & Rule cited
above.
2. The Recruitment will be processed as per this Notification and also as per the Rules and
Instructions issued by the Government and also as decided by the Commission from time
to time in terms of respective Special Rules/Adhoc Rules governing the Recruitment and
G.O. Ms. No. 1066, Rev. (Ser.) Dt. 26/10/1992, G.O. Ms. No. 360, Revenue (CT-I) dated
23/04/1994, G.O. Ms. No. 203, Rev. (CT.I) Dept., dt. 10/03/2010, G.O.Ms.No. 137,
Home(Police-E) Department, dated 1/6/98, G.O.Ms. No. 316, Home (Pri.A) Dept., Dt.
17/08/1996 G.O.Ms.No. 574, Home (Prisons-A) Department, dated 30/09/1991,
G.O.Ms.No.525, Revenue (Registration-1), dated 21/05/2009, G.O. Ms. No. 123, Social
Welfare (TW.SER.I-2) Dept., Dt. 23/12/1999, G.O. Ms. No. 13, Social Welfare (TW.SER.I-
2) Dept., Dt. 08/02/2000 and G.O. Ms. No. 69, Social Welfare (TW.SER.I-2) Dept., Dt.
27/09/2010, G.O. Ms. No. 107, Education (Emp.) Dept., dt. 30/04/1996, G.O. Ms. No. 953,
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GAD (Rules) dated 29/06/1962, G.O. Ms. No. 262, F&A (Coop.II) Dept., Dt. 18/04/1990,
G.O. Ms. No. 347, PR&RD (E.VI) Dt. 21/11/2001, G.O. Ms. No. 180, TR&B (TR-I) Dept., Dt.
01/07/1994, G.O. Ms. No. 188 Social Welfare Dept., dt. 31/12/1997, G.O. Ms. No. 34
SW(Ser.I) Dept., Dt. 13/05/2011, G.O. Ms. No. 157, Social Welfare (B1) Dept., dt.
05/07/1986, G.O. Ms. No. 35, Backward Classes Welfare (P2) Dept., dt. 09/07/1996, G.O.
Ms. No. 109, Housing Municipal, Administration and Urban Development (L1) Dept., dt.
17/02/1990, G.O. Ms. No. 347 PR&RD (E.VI) dt. 21/11/2001, G.O. Ms. No. 330, PR & RD
dt. 28/10/2004, G.O. Ms. No. 458, HM & FW (C2) Dept., dt. 14/10/1998, G.O.Ms.No. 108,
GAD(Rules) dated 25/01/1961, G.O. Ms. No. 314 Finance & Planning (Fin. Wing. Admn-II)
Dept., Dt. 07/12/1979, G.O. Ms. No. 212, Finance (Admn.-II) Dept., dt. 08/07/2006, G.O.
Ms. No. 297, WD.CW & Disabled Welfare (DW) Dept., dt. 09/10/2006, and other related
G.O’s, Rules etc. applicable in this regard.
3. Rules: All are informed that the various conditions and criterion prescribed herein are
governed by the General Rules of A.P. State and Subordinate Service Rules, 1996 read
with the relevant Special Rules applicable to any particular service in the departments. Any
guidelines or clarification is based on the said Rules, and, in case of any necessity, any
matter will be processed as per the relevant General and Special Rules cited as in force.
4. The Commission is empowered under the provisions of Article 315 and 320 of the
Constitution of India read with relevant laws, rules, regulations and executive instructions
and all other enabling legal provisions in this regard to conduct examination for
appointment to the posts notified herein, duly following the principle of order of merit as per
Rule 3(vi) of the APPSC Rules of Procedure read with relevant statutory provisions and
ensuring that the whole recruitment and selection process is carried out with utmost regard
to maintain secrecy and confidentiality so as to ensure that the principle of merit is
scrupulously followed. A candidate shall be disqualified for appointment, if he himself or
through relations or friends or any others has canvassed or endeavored to enlist for his
candidature, extraneous support, whether from official or non-official sources for
appointment to this service.
5. Reservation for local candidates is not applicable as per concerned Departmental Special
rules for Pc. No’s. 01 to 18 except PC. No: 19
For Pc.No. 10 State wide Selection, allotment will be Zone wise – I to VI Zones .
For Pc. No. 11 to 17 State wide Selection and allotment will be Multi-Zone I & II
For Pc. No. 18 State wide Selection and allotment will be Multi-Zone I, II, & III
For Pc. No. 19 Zonal Selection with Local Candidates reservation.
For Pc. No. 16 (MPDO): Clarification is awaited regarding Local Reservation).
6. The persons already in Government Service/ Autonomous bodies/ Government aided
institutions etc., whether in permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged
employees are however required to inform in writing, their Head of Office/ Department, that
they have applied for this recruitment.
7. The Commission is also empowered to invoke the penal provisions of the A.P. Public
Examinations (Prevention of Malpractices and Unfair means) Act 25/97 for matters
connected therewith or incidental thereto in respect of this Notification.
8. Caste & Community: Community Certificate issued by the competent authority in terms of
G.O.Ms No. 58, SW (J) Dept., dt: 12/5/97 should be submitted at appropriate time. As per
General Rules for State and Subordinate Service Rules, Rule -2(28) Explanation: No
person who professes a religion different from Hinduism shall be deemed a member of
Schedule Caste. BCs, SCs & STs belonging to other States are not entitled for
reservation, Candidates belonging to other States shall pay the prescribed fee of Rs.
120/- (One hundred and Twenty only) through Challan and upload as indicated at
Para-4. Otherwise such applications will not be considered and no correspondence
on this will be entertained.
9. Reservation and eligibility in terms of General Rule 22 & 22 (A) of A.P. State and
Subordinate Service Rules are applicable. For Pc. No. 04&05 Women reservation is not
applicable as per Departmental Special Rules.
10. Reservation to Disabled persons is applicable (except for PC. No. 03, 04, 05, 12 & 18) as
per Departmental Special Rules and for Pc. No. 02 (CTO) PH reservation is restricted to
OH & HH only. (As per Go. Rt. No. 297, WD.CW & BW (DW) Dept., 09/10/2006 and G.O.
Ms.No. 203, Revenue (CT.I) Dept., Dt. 10/03/2010)
11. The Reservation to Women will apply as per General Rules and Special Rules. (Except Pc.
No. 04 & 05).
12. Reservation to BC-E group will be subject to the adjudications of the litigation before the
Honorable Courts including final orders in Civil Appeal No: (a) 2628-2637 of 2010 in SLP.
No. 7388-97 of 2010, dated. 25/03/2010 and orders from the Government.
13. Government have issued orders in G.O. Ms. No. 3, Backward Classes Welfare(C-2)
Department, dated 4/4/2006, laying down the criteria to determine Creamy Layer among
Backward Classes in order to exclude from the provisions of reservations. Government of
Andhra Pradesh has adopted all the criteria to determine the Creamy Layer among
Backward Classes as fixed by the Government of India. In view of the Government orders,
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in G.O. Ms. No. 3, Backward Classes Welfare(C-2) Department, dated 4/4/2006, the
candidates claiming as belong to Backward Classes have to produce a Certificate
regarding their exclusion from the Creamy Layer from the competent authority (Tahasildar).
Certificate excluding from Creamy Layer has to be produced at an appropriate time. In case
of failure to produce the same on the day of verification, the Candidature is rejected without
further correspondence.
14. The Candidates who have obtained Degrees through Open Universities / Distance
Education mode are required to have recognition by the Distance Education Council,
IGNOU. Unless such Degrees had been recognised by the D.E.C. they will not be accepted
for purpose of Educational Qualification. The onus in case of doubt, of Proof of recognition
by the D.E.C. that their Degrees / Universities have been recognised, rests with the
Candidate.
PARA-2: EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must possess the qualifications from a recognized University as detailed
below or equivalent thereto, subject to various specifications in the relevant service rules and as
indented by the department as on the date of notification.
Post
Code
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
01 to 04, 06 to
08, 10 to 12 &
14 to 19
A Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University in India established or
incorporated by or under Central Act, Provincial Act, a State Act or an
Institution recognized by the U.G.C. or an equivalent qualification.
05
A Bachelor’s Degree in B.E. (Fire), provided that if BE (Fire) candidates are
not available Candidates with the degree in any discipline will be considered.
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(i) A Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University in India established
or incorporated by or under Central Act, Provincial Act, a State Act or an
Institution recognized by the U.G.C. or an equivalent qualification.
(ii) Preference shall be given to persons possessing a degree in “Sociology”
or “Social Work”.
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A Degree in Commerce OR Economics OR Mathematics of a University
recognized by the U.G.C. with at least Second class in the subject OR CA of
the UK or India or an Incorporated Accountant (London)
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:-
For Post Code No. 03 to 05: Must not be less than 167.6 Cms. in height and must be not less
than 86.3 Cms. round the Chest on full inspiration and has a Chest expansion of not less than 5
Cms. on full inspiration (as per Special Rules).
For S.T.: Must not be less than 164 Cms. in height and must be not less than 83.8 Cms. round
the Chest with a minimum expansion of not less than 5 Cms. on full inspiration.
For Post Code No. 03 (Women only): Not less than 152.5 Cms. in height and not less than
45.5 Kgs in weight. (As per G.O.Ms.No. 137; Home (Police-E); dated: 01/06/1998)
For Post Code No. 18: Must be atleast 165 Cms. in height and atleast 81 Cms. round the
Chest on full expiration, with a chest expansion of atleast 5 Cms. (as per Rule 4(c)(iii) of A.P.
Excise Rules & as per G.O. Ms. No. 108 GAD, dated: 25/01/1961.
For Pc.No. 03 & 05: Vision: The Candidate should satisfy by a Medical Board as to his
Physique, Fitness and Capacity for active outdoor work and is certified by the Ophthalmic
Surgeon that his vision comes upto the requirements specified below without the use of contact
glasses.
A contact glass or lens is defined as a glass shell, the concavity of which is in contact
with the globe of the eye, a layer or liquid being interposed between the lens and the cornea.
The meaning of the “glasses” wherever used below is to be interpreted as not covering contact
glasses.
(a) The examination for determining the acuteness of vision includes two tests, one for
distant the other for near vision. Snellon’s test types will be used for the test for distant vision,
without glasses at a distance of 6.10 metres, and for the test for near vision, without glasses, at
any distance selected by the candidate. The standards of the minimum acuteness of vision
which will be used for guidance in the examination of a candidate are as follows:
STANDARD I
Right Eye Left Eye
Distant Vision V–6/6 V–6/6
Near Vision-Reads 0.6 Reads 0.6
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STANDARD II
Better Eye
Worse Eye
Distant Vision V–6/6
Near Vision Reads 0.6
V- without glasses – Not below 6/6; and after
correction with glasses not below 6/24
Reads 1
STANDARD III
Better Eye Worse Eye
Distant Vision- V without glasses – Not
below 6/24 and after correction with
glasses not below 6/6
Near Vision – Reads 0.8
V- without glasses – Not below 6/24, and
after correction with glasses not below 6/12
Reads 1
(b) Each eye must have a full field of vision as tested by and movements.
(c) Squint or any morbid condition of the eyes or of the lids of either eye liable to the risk
of aggravation of recurrence will cause the rejection of the candidate.
(d) Each eye will be examined separately and the lids must be kept wide open during the
test.
(e) Inability to distinguish the principal colours will not be regarded as cause for
rejection, but the fact will be noted in the proceedings and the candidate will be informed.
(f) The degree of acuteness of vision of all candidates for appointment will be entered in
the proceedings in the following manner:
V.R. Reads with glasses
V.L. Reads with glasses
PARA-3 AGE: The candidates should possess the minimum and maximum age as prescribed
for each post at Para-1 above as on the date of 01/07/2011.
N.B: A Candidate must have attained the Minimum of 18/21 years and must not have attained
the maximum of 26/28/34 years as on 01/07/2011
NOTE: The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable in the following cases:
Sl.
No.
Category of candidates Relaxation of age
permissible
1 2 3
1. Retrenched temporary employees in the State
Census Department with a minimum service of 6
months.
3 Years
2. A.P. State Government Employees (Employees of
APSEB, APSRTC, Corporations, Municipalities etc.
are not eligible).
5 Years maximum based on
the length of regular service.
3. Ex-Service men 3 years & length of service
rendered in the armed
forces.
4. N.C.C.(who have worked as Instructor in N.C.C.) 3 Years & length of service
rendered in the N.C.C.
5. SC/ST and BCs 5 Years
6. PH 10 Years
EXPLANATION:
After provision of the relaxation of Age in Col. No. 3 of table above; the age shall not
exceed the maximum age prescribed for the post for the candidates at Sl. No. 3 & 4.
The age relaxation for Ex-Servicemen is applicable for those who have been released
from defense otherwise than by way of dismissal, misconduct, and inefficiency.
PARA-4: (a) FEE: (Remittance of Fee) Each applicant must pay Rs. 100/- (Rupees One
Hundred Only) towards Application Processing Fee and Examination Fee RS.120/- (RUPEES
ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY ONLY) (if Candidates are not exempted from payment of Fee).
Payment of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only) towards application processing fee is
compulsory for all Applicants.
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b) Mode of Payment of Fee:
I Step:-The Candidate has to logon to the WEBSITE (www.apspsc.gov.in) and enter his/her
Basic Personal Details like Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, and Community.
II Step:-Immediately on entering the above details the Applicant will get (downloadable)- Challan
Form to pay the Fee at AP Online centers /State Bank of India.
III Step:-The Applicant should pay the prescribed Fee in any one of the A.P. Online centers /
State Bank of India and obtain Fee paid challan with Journal Number in the first
instance.
IV Step:-On the next working day after payment of Fee the Applicant should again visit
WEBSITE and enter the Journal Number to get the format of Application. The applicant
has to invariably fill all the columns in the Application and should submit ON-Line. Even
after making payment of fee, candidate fails to submit the bio-data particulars, such
applications shall be rejected without giving any notice.
V Step:- If any candidate fails to enter “Community” for any reason, they will be treated as an
OC without giving any notice.
NOTE ON EXEMPTIONS: The following category of candidates are exempted from payment of
fee:
a) SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men.
b) Families having Household Supply White Card issued by Civil Supplies Department, A.P.
Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)
c) Un employed youth in the age group of 18 to 34 years as per G.O.Ms.No. 439,
G.A.(Ser.A) Dept., dated: 18/10/1996 should submit declaration at an appropriate time to
the Commission.
d) Applicants belonging to the categories mentioned above (except Physically
Handicapped Persons & Ex-Service Men) hailing from other States are not entitled for
exemption from payment of fee and not entitled for claiming any kind of reservation.
PARA-5: PROCEDURE OF SELECTION:
The selection to these posts will be based on the Scheme and Syllabus shown at Annexure-II.
1. The applicants will be subjected to a Screening Test (Objective Type) for the purpose of
admitting them to the Main (Written) Examination (Conventional Type). Only such of the
applicants who are admitted to Main (Written) Examination will be subjected to the process
of Selection, the details of which are given in Annexure-II.
2. The selection of Candidates for appointment to the posts will be made in two successive
stages viz., (1) Written Examination and (2) Oral Test in the shape of an interview.
3. The selection to the posts will be based on merit after the Written Examination and Oral
marks taken together, duly taking into account the post preferences and other eligibility
criteria. In case of Posts/ Services having Multi-Zones/ Zones, Selection will be considered
as per preferences exercised.
Para-6: SCHEME OF EXAMINATION: The Scheme and Syllabus for the Written Examination
has been shown in Annexure-II.
PARA-7: HOW TO APPLY:
A) HOW TO UPLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM:
i) The Applicants have to read the User Guide for Online Submission of Applications and
then proceed further.
I Step: The Candidate has to logon to the WEBSITE (www.apspsc.gov.in) and enter his/her
Basic Personal Details like Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, and Community.
II Step: Immediately on entering the above details the Applicant will get (downloadable)- Challan
Form to pay the Fee at AP Online centers /State Bank of India.
III Step: The Applicant should pay the prescribed Fee in any one of the A.P. Online centers /
State Bank of India and obtain Fee paid challan with Journal Number in the first
instance.
IV Step: On the next working day after payment of Fee the Applicant should again visit
WEBSITE and enter the Journal Number to get and fill the format of Application and
should submit ON-LINE.
V Step: Affix your recent Colour Passport Size Photograph on a White Paper and then sign
below the photograph with Black Pen. Scan the above Photo and Signature and Upload
in the appropriate space provided (JPG Format) in Application Form.
VI Step: The applicants have to invariably fill all the relevant columns in the Application and
should submit ON-LINE.
ii) Hand written/ Typed/ Photostat copies/ outside printed Application Form will not
be accepted and liable for rejection.
iii) Only applicants willing to serve anywhere in the Andhra Pradesh should apply.
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iv) For any problems related to Online submission and downloading of Hall-Tickets please
contact 040-23557455 ((Call Time: 9.30 A.M to 1.00 P.M & 1.30 P.M to 5.30 P.M) or mail
to appschelpdesk@gmail.com.
NOTE:
1. The Commission is not responsible, for any discrepancy in submitting through Online.
The applicants are therefore, advised to strictly follow the instructions and User guide in
their own interest.
2. The particulars furnished by the applicant in the Application Form will be taken as final,
and data entry processed, based on these particulars only by Computer. Candidates
should, therefore, be very careful in Uploading / Submitting the Application Form Online.
3. INCOMPLETE/INCORRECT APPLICATION FORM WILL BE SUMMARILY REJECTED.
THE INFORMATION IF ANY FURNISHED BY THE CANDIDATE SUBSEQUENTLY
WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED BY THE COMMISSION UNDER ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES. APPLICANTS SHOULD BE CAREFUL IN FILLING-UP OF THE
APPLICATION FORM AND SUBMISSION. IF ANY LAPSE IS DETECTED DURING
THE SCRUTINY, THE CANDIDATURE WILL BE REJECTED EVEN THOUGH HE/SHE
COMES THROUGH THE FINAL STAGE OF RECRUITMENT PROCESS OR EVEN AT
A LATER STAGE.
4. Before Uploading/Submission Application Form, the Candidates should carefully ensure
his/her eligibility for this examination. NO RELEVANT COLUMN OF THE APPLICATION
FORM SHOULD BE LEFT BLANK, OTHERWISE APPLICATION FORM WILL NOT BE
ACCEPTED.
5. The candidates should carefully decide about the choice for CENTRE for the
examination, which is taken as final. If any candidate appears at a centre/ Examination
venue other than one allotted by the Commission, the answer sheets of such candidates
shall not be valued and liable for invalidation.
6. The Commission reserves the right to create centre(s) for examination and also to call
the Candidates for the test at any other centre.
PARA-8: RESERVATION TO LOCAL CANDIDATES: - The Rule of Reservation to the Local
candidates is not applicable for all posts (i.e., Pc. No. 01 to 18) except Pc. No. 19.
For Pc.No. 10 State wide Selection, allotment will be Zone wise – I to VI Zones.
ZONE–I : Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram. (SKM, VSP, VZM)
ZONE–II : East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna. (EG, WG, KST)
ZONE–III : Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore. (GNT, PKM, NLR)
ZONE–IV : Chittoor, Cuddapah, Anantapur and Kurnool. (CTR, CDP, ATP, KNL)
ZONE–V : Adilabad, Karimnagar, Warangal and Khammam. (ADB, KRMN, WGL, KMM)
ZONE–VI : Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Nizamabad, Mahaboobnagar, Medak and Nalgonda.
(HYD, RRD, NZB, MBNR, MDK, NLG)
For Pc. No. 11 to 17 State wide Selection and allotment will be Multi-Zone I & II
Multi Zone-I (Zone–I to IV):Srikakulam(SKM), Visakhapatnam(VSP), Vizianagaram(VZM), East
Godavari(EG), West Godavari(WG), Krishna(KST), Guntur(GNT), Prakasham(PKM),
Nellore(NLR), Chittoor(CTR), Cuddapah(CDP), Ananthapur(ATP) and Kurnool(KNL).
Multi Zone-II (Zone – V & VI): Adilabad(ADB), Karimnagar(KRMN), Warangal(WGL),
Khammam(KMM), Nizamabad(NZB), Mahaboobnagar(MBNR), Medak(MDK), Nalgonda(NLG),
Rangareddy(RRD) and Hyderabad(HYD).
For Pc. No. 18 State wide Selection and allotment will be Multi-Zone I, II, & III
Multi Zone-I (Zone–I&II): Srikakulam(SKM), Visakhapatnam(VSP), Vizianagaram(VZM), East
Godavari(EG), West Godavari(WG), Krishna(KST),
Multi Zone-II (Zone–III& IV): Guntur(GNT), Prakasham(PKM), Nellore(NLR), Chittoor(CTR),
Cuddapah(CDP), Ananthapur(ATP) and Kurnool(KNL)
Multi Zone-III (Zone–V&VI): Adilabad(ADB), Karimnagar(KRMN), Warangal(WGL),
Khammam(KMM), Nizamabad(NZB), Mahaboobnagar(MBNR), Medak(MDK), Nalgonda(NLG),
Rangareddy(RRD) and Hyderabad(HYD).
For Pc. No. 19 (Assistant Audit Officer):- The post is organized into zonal cadre as shown
below and 70% of the posts will be filled in by Local Candidates. Local Candidate reservation
will be applied as per the provisions of the Presidential Order, 1975 and other related
instructions issued by the Government in that regard.
ZONE–I : Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram. (SKM, VSP, VZM)
ZONE–II : East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna. (EG, WG, KST)
ZONE–III : Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore. (GNT, PKM, NLR)
ZONE–IV : Chittoor, Cuddapah, Anantapur and Kurnool. (CTR, CDP, ATP, KNL)
ZONE–V : Adilabad, Karimnagar, Warangal and Khammam. (ADB, KRMN, WGL, KMM)
ZONE–VI : Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Nizamabad, Mahaboobnagar, Medak and Nalgonda.
(HYD, RRD, NZB, MBNR, MDK, NLG)
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PARA-9: CENTRES FOR THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION:
1. Screening Test will be held all District Centres. However, the Commission reserves the
right either to increase or decrease the number of Centres.
Sl.
No.
Name of the
Examination
Centre
Sl.
No.
Name of the
Examination
Centre
01 Srikakulam 12 Anantapur
02 Visakhapatnam 13 Kurnool
03 Vizianagaram 14 Adilabad
04 Kakinada 15 Karimnagar
05 Eluru 16 Warangal
06 Vijayawada 17 Khammam
07 Guntur 18 Hyderabad
08 Ongole 19 Nizamabad
09 Nellore 20 Mahaboobnagar
10 Tirupathi 21 Sangareddy
11 Kadapa 22 Nalgonda
2. The Main (Conventional Type)Examination will be held at the following Five Centres only.
1. HYDERABAD 2. VISAKHAPATNAM 3. VIJAYAWADA
4. TIRUPATI 5. WARANGAL.
3. DATES FOR WRITTEN EXAMINATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER THROUGH
WEBSITE AND NEWS PAPERS HENCE APPLICANTS ARE REQUESTED TO REMAIN
ALERT IN THIS REGARD.
4. Applicants should choose only one of the above centres. Centre once chosen shall be
final. The Commission, however reserves the right to allot candidates to any centre other
than the centre chosen by the applicant or abolish a centre and or to create a new centre
for administrative reasons.
5. Applicants must indicate the centres for both Screening Test & Main (Conventional Type)
Written Examination in the Application Form.
6. The Screening Test is likely to be held on 27/05/2012.
7. The Main Examination is likely to be held from 03/10/2012.
PARA-10: INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES:
1) The candidates must note that his/her admission to the examination is strictly provisional.
The mere fact that an Admission has been issued to him/her does not imply that his/her
candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission or that the entries made by the
candidate in his/her application have been accepted by the Commission as true and correct.
The candidates have to be found suitable after verification of original certificates; and other
eligibility criteria. The Applicants have to upload the his/her scanned recent colour passport
photo and signature to the Application Form. Failure to produce the same photograph, if
required, at the time of interview/ verification, may lead to disqualification. Hence the
candidates are advised not to change their appearance till the recruitment process is
complete.
2) The candidates should go through the instructions given on the cover page of test booklet
and carefully write his/her Register Number, Centre etc., in the Answer Sheet, which will be
provided to him/her in the examination hall.
3) Since the answer sheets of screening test are to be scanned (valued) with Optical Mark
Scanner system, the candidates have to USE BALL POINT PEN (BLUE/BLACK) ONLY
FOR MARKING THE ANSWERS. The candidates will be supplied OMR Sheet in duplicate.
The candidate is required to use Ball Point Pen (Blue or Black) for filling the relevant blocks
in the OMR Sheet including bubbling the answers. After writing the examination the
candidate has to handover the original OMR sheet to the invigilator in the examination hall,
if any candidate takes away the original OMR Sheet his/her candidature will be rejected.
However the candidate is permitted to take away the duplicate OMR Sheet for Screening
Test only. The candidates should bring Ball Point Pen(Blue/Black) and smooth writing pad to
fill up relevant columns on the Answer Sheet. The candidate must ensure encoding the
Subject, Register No., etc., on the O.M.R. Answer sheet correctly, failing which the Answer
sheet will be rejected and will not be valued.
4) The candidates should satisfy the Invigilator of his identity with reference to the signature
and photographs available on the Nominal Rolls.
5) The candidates should take their seats 20 minutes before the commencement of the
examination and are not to be allowed after 10 minutes of the scheduled time. They should
not leave the examination hall till expiry of fulltime. The candidates are allowed to use the
calculators in the examination hall (not programmable calculators). Loaning and
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interchanging of articles among the candidates is not permitted in the examination hall. Cell
phones and Pagers are not allowed in the examination hall.
6) The candidates are expected to behave in orderly and disciplined manner while writing the
examination. If any candidate takes away Answer Sheet, the candidature will be rejected
and in case of impersonation/ disorder/ rowdy behaviour during Written Examination,
necessary F.I.R. for this incident will be lodged with concerned Police Station, apart from
disqualifying appointment in future.
Merit is the only criteria that decides the selections. Candidates trying to use unfair
means shall be disqualified from the selection. No correspondence whatsoever will be
entertained from the candidates.
7) The Commission would be analyzing the responses of a candidate with other appeared
candidates to detect patterns of similarity. If it is suspected that the responses have been
shared and the scores obtained are not genuine/ valid, the Commission reserves the right to
cancel his/ her candidature and to invalidate the Answer Sheet.
8) Wherever Written Examination is held only those candidates who are totally blind and
candidate whose writing speed is affected by CEREBRAL PALSY, can use scribe at the
Written Examination. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply.
(a) the scribe should be from an academic discipline other than that of the candidate and the
academic qualification of the scribe should be one grade lower than the stipulated eligibility
criteria.
(b) the candidate as well as the scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming the
rules applicable.
9) If the candidate noticed any discrepancy printed on Hall ticket as to community, date of birth
etc., they may immediately bring to the notice of Commission’s officials/Chief Superintendent
in the examination centre and necessary corrections be made in the Nominal Roll for being
verified by the Commission’s Office.
PARA-11: DEBARMENT:
a) Candidates should make sure of their eligibility to the post applied for and that the
declaration made by them in the format of Application regarding their eligibility is correct in
all respects. Any candidate furnishing in-correct information or making false declaration
regarding his/her eligibility at any stage or suppressing any information is liable TO BE
DEBARRED FOR FIVE YEARS FROM APPEARING FOR ANY OF THE EXAMINATIONS
CONDUCTED BY THE COMMISSION, and summarily rejection of their candidature for this
recruitment.
b) The Penal Provisions of Act 25/97 published in the A.P. Gazette No. 35, Part-IV.B
Extraordinary dated: 21/08/1997 shall be invoked if malpractice and unfair means are
noticed at any stage of the Recruitment.
c) The Commission is vested with the constitutional duty of conducting recruitment and
selection as per rules duly maintaining utmost secrecy and confidentiality in this process
and any attempt by anyone causing or likely to cause breach of this constitutional duty in
such manner or by such action as to violate or likely to violate the fair practices followed and
ensured by the Commission will be sufficient cause for rendering such questionable means
as ground for debarment.
d) Any candidate is or has been found impersonating or procuring impersonation by any
person or resorting to any other irregular or improper means in connection with his / her
candidature for selection or obtaining support of candidature by any means, such a
candidate may in addition to rendering himself/ herself liable to criminal prosecution, will be
liable to be debarred permanently from any examination or selection held by the Service
Commissions in the country.
e) MEMORANDUM OF MARKS: Memorandum of Marks is issued on payment of Rs.25/-
(Rupees Twenty Five Only) through crossed Indian Postal Order only drawn in favour of the
Secretary, A.P. Public Service Commission, Hyderabad. Request for Memorandum of
Marks from candidates, will be entertained within two months from the date of publication of
the final selections. Such a request must necessarily be accompanied by a Xerox copy of
the Hall-ticket. Request for revaluation or recounting will not be undertaken under any
circumstances. Invalid, disqualified, ineligible candidates will not be issued any
Memorandum of Marks and fees paid by such candidates, if any, will be forfeited to
Government account, without any correspondence in this regard.
If any candidate fails to mark the Booklet Series, Roll Number etc., in the OMR Answer
Sheet, the Commission reserves the right to invalidate such Answer Sheets as Answer
Sheets are valued by Optical Mark Scanner. In case of rejection/ invalidation due to
omission on the part of the candidate, the decision of the Commission is final and request
for Memorandum of Marks in such cases will be intimated accordingly. No request for
reconsideration of such rejected/invalidated cases will be entertained under any
circumstances whatsoever.
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PARA-12: COMMISSION’S DECISION TO BE FINAL:
The decision of the Commission in all aspects and all respects pertaining to the
Application and its acceptance or rejection as the case may be, conduct of examination and at
all consequent stages culminating in the selection or otherwise of any candidate shall be final in
all respects and binding on all concerned, under the powers vested with it under Article 315 and
320 of the Constitution of India. Commission also reserves its right to alter and modify regarding
time and conditions laid down in the notification for conducting the various stages up to
selection, duly intimating details thereof to all concerned, as warranted by any unforeseen
circumstances arising during the course of this process, or as deemed necessary by the
Commission at any stage.
HYDERABAD, Sd/-
DATE: 28/11/2011 SECRETARY
ANNEXURE-I
(NOTIFICATION NO. 18/2011)
GROUP-I SERVICES
(General Recruitment)
Break-up of Provisional vacancy position
OC BC-A BC-B BC-C BC-D BC-E SC ST PH
TOTAL
PC.
No.
Name of the Post
State
Wide/ MZ
G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W
GRAND
TOTAL
01
Deputy Collectors in A.P. Civil Service
(Executive Branch)
S W 01 02 - - 01 - - - 01 - 01 - 01 - - - - - 05 02 07
02
Commercial Tax officers in A.P Commercial
taxes service
S W - - - - - - - - 01 - - - - - - - - - 01 - 01
03
Deputy Superintendent of Police (Civil) Cat-2 in
A.P. Police Service
S W 04 01 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 04 01 05
04.
Deputy Superintendent of Jails in A.P. Jails
Service (Men)
S W 01 - 01 - - - - - - - 01 - 01 - - - - - 04 - 04
05
Divisional Fire Officers in A.P. Fire & Emergency
Service
S W 06 - 01 - 01 - - - - - - - 01 - 01 - - - 10 - 10
06.
District Registrars in A.P. Registration & Stamps
in A.P. Registration Service
S W 02 01 01 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 01 - 04 01 05
07.
District Tribal Welfare Officer in A.P. Tribal
Service
S W 01 - 01 - - - - - - - - 01 - 01 - - - - 02 02 04
08.
District Employment Officer in A.P. Employment
& Training Service
S W 08 03 01 01 01 01 01 - - 01 - 01 02 01 - 01 - 01 13 10 23
12
09
Asst. Treasury Officer\Asst. Accounts Officer in
A.P. Treasuries & Accounts Service
S W 04 01 - - - 01 01 - - - - - 01 - 01 01 - - 07 03 10
Z-I - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Z-II 01 - - 01 - - - - - - - - 01 01 - - - 01 02 03
Z-III 02 - - 01 - - - - - - - - - 01 - - - 01 02 03
Z-IV - - - - - - - - - - - - 01 - - - - 01 01 01
Z-V - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
10
Deputy Registrars of Co-operative Societies in
A.P. Co-operative Service
Z-VI 01 02 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 01 02
15
MZ-I 02 - - - - - - - - - - - 01 - 01 - - - 04 -
11
District Panchayat Officer in A.P. Panchayat Raj
Service MZ-II 01 01 01 - 01 - - - - - - 01 01 01 - - - 04 03
11
MZ-I 01 - - - 01 - - - - - - - - - 01 - - - 03 -
12
Regional Transport officer in A.P. Transport
Service MZ-II 01 - 01 - - - - - - - - 01 - - - - - 02 01
06
MZ-I 02 - - - 01 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 03 -
13
District Social Welfare Officer in A.P. Social
Welfare Service MZ-II - 01 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 01 - 01 01
05
MZ-I - 01 - - - 01 01 - - - - - - - - - - - 01 02
14
District B.C. Welfare Officer in A.P..B.C. Welfare
Service MZ-II - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 01 - 01
04
MZ-I 01 01 - - - - - - 01 - - - - - - - - - 02 01
15
Municipal Commissioner Gr.II in A.P. Municipal
Administration Service MZ-II - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
03
MZ-I 10 05 01 01 03 03 - - 04 01 01 02 03 04 02 - 01 - 25 16
16
Mandal Perished Development Officer in A.P.
Panchayat Raj Rural Employment Service MZ-II 09 07 04 - 02 03 01 - 01 01 02 - 05 01 02 - - 01 26 13
80
MZ-I - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 01 - 01
17
Lay Secretary / Administrative Officer (Backlog
vacancies) in A.P. Medical & Health Service MZ-II - - - - - - - - - - - - 01 - - - - - 01 -
02
MZ-I - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
MZ-II 01 - - - - - - - - - - 18 - - - - - - - 01 -
Assistant Prohibition & Excise Superintendent in
A.P. Prohibition & Excise Service
MZ-III 01 - - - 01 - - - - - - - 01 - - - - - 03 -
04
Z-I 04 01 - - - - - - 01 - - - 01 - - - - - 06 01
Z-II 04 01 01 - - 01 - - - - - - 01 01 - - - - 06 03
Z-III 07 01 - 01 - - - - 02 - 01 - 01 01 - - - - 11 03
Z-IV 05 03 01 - 01 - - - - 01 - - 01 - - 01 - - 08 05
Z-V 04 02 - - - - - - 01 - - - - - - - - - 05 02
Z-VI 05 02 01 01 - 01 - - 01 - 01 - 01 01 - - - - 09 05
64
19
Assistant Audit Officers in A.P. State Audit
Service .
TOTAL 89 35 15 06 13 11 04 - 13 04 07 06 24 15 08 03 03 07 177 86 263
ANNEXURE – II
NOTIFICATION NO. 18/2011
SCHEME & SYLLABUS FOR THE POST OF GROUP-I SERVICES
(HONS. DEGREE STANDARD)
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
Minimum qualifying
marks for
consideration for
Oral Test
Minimum qualifying
marks for
consideration for
Selection
Subject
Dura-tion
(Hours)
Maximum
Marks
SC/ST/
PH
B.C
s
Oth
ers
SC/ST
/PH
B.Cs. Oth
ers
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
SCREENING TEST
General Studies & Mental Ability
(Objective Type) 150 Questions.
2½ 150
WRITTEN EXAMINATION
(CONVENTIONAL TYPE)
A. COMPULSORY SUBJECTS:
General English
3
150
Paper-I. General Essay 3 150
Paper-II.
i. History & Cultural heritage of
India with emphasis on 20th century
history of India.
ii. Social history of Andhra
Pradesh i.e., the history of various
social and cultural movements in
Andhra Pradesh
iii. General overview of the Indian
Constitution
3 150
Paper-III:
i) Planning in India & Indian Economy
ii) Land Reforms and social changes
in Andhra Pradesh after
independence
iii) Andhra Pradesh’s Economy,
present status its strengths and
weaknesses
3 150
Paper-IV:
i) The role and impact of Science &
Technology in the development of
India with emphasis on the applied
aspects
ii) General awareness with the
modern trends in life sciences.
iii) Development and environmental
problems
3 150
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Paper-V:
i) Data appreciation and
interpretation
ii) The candidates will be asked to
draw their own conclusion from the
data presented in the tabular form
in graphical or otherwise
iii) Problem solving – duly structured
situation will be presented to the
candidates and they will be asked
to suggest their own solutions to
the problem arising out of situation.
Alternatively, they may be called
upon to prove the understanding of
the situation by answering certain
searching questions based on the
situation
3 150
TOTAL:
750
225.00
262.50
300.00
B. ORAL TEST (INTERVIEW) 75
GRAND TOTAL: 825
247.50
288.75
330.00
Other Important Points:
1. There will be a Screening Test (Objective type) comprising General Studies and Mental
Ability. This test is meant for short-listing the number of candidates to be admitted to the
Written (Conventional Type) Examination i.e., consisting of six compulsory papers. The number
of candidates to be admitted to the Written examination (conventional type) would be 50 times
to the vacancies available at material time.
2. The papers except General English may be answered in English or Telugu or Urdu
chosen by the candidates. However, a candidate is not permitted to write part of the paper in
English and part of it in Telugu or Urdu.
3. Candidates must appear for all the papers in Main examination and Oral test, who
qualified for the same. Absent in any of the above will be liable for disqualification.
4. The General English paper is for qualifying one and the standard of this paper is that of
S.S.C. The minimum qualifying marks in this paper are 40% for O.Cs., 35% for B.Cs. and 30%
for SC/ST/PH. These marks are not counted for Ranking.
5. In the event of the S.C. and S.T. candidates not coming up for selection with the existing
minimum prescribed for the selection in the competitive examination conducted by the
Commission, their selection shall be considered on the basis of Rank with reference to their
performance in the Written and Oral competitive examination.
6. Hall Tickets for admission to the Written Examination will be kept in the APPSC website
to the admitted candidates. There is no need to submit separate application for this purpose.
After Written Examination, eligible candidates will be called for an Interview at the ratio of 1:2
with reference to the number of vacancies duly following the special representation as laid down
in General Rule-22 of A.P. State and Subordinate Service Rules.
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GROUP- I SERVICES
SYLLABUS
GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY
(SCREENING TEST – OBJECTIVE TYPE)
1. General Science – Contemporary developments in Science and Technology and their
implications including matters of every day observation and experience, as may be expected of
a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.
2. Current events of national and international importance.
3. History of India – emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject in its social,
economic, cultural and political aspects with a focus on AP Indian National Movement.
4. World Geography and Geography of India with a focus on AP.
5. Indian polity and Economy – including the country’s political system- rural development –
Planning and economic reforms in India.
6. Mental ability – reasoning and inferences.
7. DISASTER MANAGEMENT (Source : CBSE Publications)
1. Concepts in disaster management and vulnerability profile of India / State of A.P.
2. Earth quakes / Cyclones / Tsunami / Floods / Drought – causes and effects.
3. Man made disasters - Prevention strategies.
4. Mitigation strategies / Mitigation measures
MAIN EXAMINATION (CONVENTIONAL TYPE)
GENERAL ENGLISH
(X CLASS STANDARD, QUALIFYING FOR INTERVIEW)
1. Comprehension
2. Precis-writing
3. Re-arrangement of sentences
4. Correction of sentences
5. Synonyms
6. Antonyms
7. Filling in the blanks
8. Correction of spellings
9. Vocabulary and usage
10. Idioms and phrases
11. Verb tenses
12. Prepositions
13. Active voice and Passive voice
14. Parts of speech
PAPER-I
GENERAL ESSAY
(Candidate should write three Essays one from each section compulsorily. Each section
contains three topics. Each Essay carries 50 marks.)
SECTION-I : Crisis management, Social problems, Analysis and solutions.
SECTION-II : Current events of national and international importance.
SECTION –III : Current events relating to State of Andhra Pradesh.
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PAPER-II
SECTION-I
HISTORY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF INDIA WITH EMPHASIS ON 20TH CENTURY HISTORY
OF INDIA
1. Indus Civilization – Vedic Civilization – Distinction between Indus Civilisation and Vedic
Civilisation – Evolution of Varna, Jathi/caste system – Religious condition – Emergence
of Religious Movements (Jainism, Buddhism and other sects) – Rise of Magadha
Imperialism – Rise of Mahayana and Development of Art (Gandhara, Mathura and
other Schools).
2. Advent of Islam and its impact – Influence of Islam on Indian Culture – Religious
Movements – Nature and significance of Bhakti Movements – Growth of vernacular
languages, literature, fine arts, architecture, monuments, Indo-Persian art and
architecture - Vijayanagara empire and their contribution to art, literature and culture –
socio-economic conditions, administration, fall of Vijayanagar empire – the Great
Moghals and their contribution to Indian Fine Art, Architecture and Fine Arts – Rise of
Shivaji.
3. Stages of colonialism – changes in administrative structure and politics – factors leading
for the British supremacy, assistance of Indian Powers and the causes of failures – Civil
rebellions – Revolt of 1857 and its impact – Rise of nationalist consciousness and
factors for the growth of Indian Nationalism and Freedom Struggle : Three Phases
:1885-1905, 1905-1920, 1920-47 and significance of Gandhian Era.
4. Rise and growth of Socio-Religious-cultural – anti-caste, Dalit and non-Brahmin,
Justice/self-respect movements in modern India – Social reform organisations and role
of intellectuals – Raja Ram Mohan Roy - Dayanand Saraswathi - Jyotiba Phule -
Narayana Guru - Mahathma Gandhi - Ambedkar and others.
5. Nationalist Literature – growth of peasant and labour movements – role of leftist parties
in anti-feudal and anti-colonial struggles-rise and growth of Women’s movements –
origin and growth of communalism – workers and peasant movements –freedom and
partition of India; important historical events after independence.
SECTION-II
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF ANDHRA PRADESH
1. The Satavahanas and their contribution – social structure – religious conditions –
growth of literature and painting – Ikshvakus and their cultural contribution – Growth
of Buddhism in Andhra Pradesh – The Eastern Chalukyas of Vengi and their
importance – socio-cultural contribution – growth of Telugu language & Literature –
education and learning – Religious Sects – growth of art and architecture.
2. Socio- Cultural and Religious conditions in Andhra Desha between 1000 AD – 1565
AD Growth of Telugu Language and Literature – Nannaya- Molla etc., fine arts and
architecture – Monuments – Significance – Contribution of Qutubshahis to Telugu
language and Literature – Art- Architecture- Monuments.
3. Modern Andhra - Socio-cultural awakening in Andhra – Brahma Samaj, Arya
Samaj, Theosohica society – Adi-Andhra, Movements and role of Veereshalingam
and others – Non-Brahmin, Adi- Andhra /Dalit and Justice/self – respect movements
– Gurram Joshuva – Boyi Bheemanna – Sri Sri and others – Growth of Nationalist
Movement in Andhra and the Andhra Leaders during the Freedom Struggle – Role
of socialists – communists – anti-zamindari-kisan movements.
4. Asafjahi Dynasty – socio-cultural awakening in Telangana -Adi-Hindu Movement –
Nizam Rashtra Janasangham – Andhra Mahasabha – Andhra Saaraswata Parishat
– The role of Hyderabad State Congress and Vandemataram Movement.
5. Telangana People’s Armed Struggle – Ittehadul-Muslimeen – Razakars-anti-Nizam
Struggles and end of Nizam’s Rule and integration of Hyderabad State in Indian
Union – Formation of Andhra Pradesh.
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SECTION-III
GENERAL OVERVIEW OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION
1. Nature of the Constitution – constitutional developments – salient features –
Preamble – Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy and their
relationship - Fundamental Duties, Distinctive features of Indian Federation.
2. Distribution of Legislative Powers between the Union and the State; Administrative
and Financial relations between the Union and the States – Powers and the
functions of Constitutional Bodies.
3. Unicameral and Bicameral Legislatures – Functions and crises of accountability,
decline of legislature - Delegated Legislation – Legislative and Judicial control over
the delegated legislation – Judicial review of administrative action.
4. Amendment of the Constitution – Basic Structure Theory – Emergency Provisions
and De-centralisation – Community development experiment – 3 tier model of
Panchayat Raj – 73rd and 74th amendments and their implementation.
5. Welfare Mechanism in India: Provisions for scheduled castes, Tribes and Minorities;
Reservations for SC, ST and Backward classes; Prevention of SC and ST Atrocities
Act; National and State SC and ST Commission; Women’s Commission; National
and State Minorities Commission and Human Rights Commission.
PAPER-III
SECTION-I
PLANNING IN INDIA & INDIAN ECONOMY
1. National and per capita income and human development - Sectoral changes in the
Indian Economy (GDP and work force).
2. Indian Planning – Objectives, priorities, specific aims of the recent 5 year plan--
experience and problems. Changes in the role of public-Private Sectors and their
shares in the total plan outlay before and after economic reforms.
3. Poverty and unemployment problems-- magnitude and measures initiated to
ameliorate them.
4. Monetary policy – Structure of Indian Banking and non-banking financial institutions
and reforms in them since the 1990s—regulation of credit by RBI.
5. Pattern of revenue, expenditure and public debt and effects on the economy.
SECTION-II
LAND REFORMS & SOCIAL CHANGES IN A.P. AFTER INDEPENDENCE
1. Historical background of land reforms and the change in laws from time to time –
Intermediaries abolition, tenancy reforms, ceilings on holdings and land issues in
A.P.
2. Structure of the Andhra Pradesh economy - its sectoral and regional distribution and
the extent of poverty. Agricultural inputs and technology.
3. Demographic features and social backwardness, literacy and occupation structure;
changes in the sectoral distribution of income and employment. Socio-political and
economic empowerment of women.
4. State finances and budgetary policy – tax structure, sharing central taxes,
expenditure pattern in revenue and capital account as well as plan and non-plan
accounts. Public debt – composition - internal and external debt including World
Bank loans.
5. Five year plans of AP – Outlays, financing public sector plan and resource allocation
pattern in the recent 5 year plan.
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SECTION –III
ANDHRA PRADESH’S ECONOMY, PRESENT STATUS, ITS STRENGTHS AND
WEAKNESSES
1. Growth and structure of industries in AP; Factories, small and tiny sectors, their
comparison, growth, weaknesses and problems.
2. Structure of agricultural outputs. Administrated prices including support and
procurement prices - Public Distribution System in Andhra Pradesh.
3. Regional disparities in income, industrial output, rainfall, irrigation, health and
education in AP.
4. Institutional and non-institutional sources of rural credit in AP - structure and growth -
cooperatives and their share in total credit - adequacy and problems.
5. Service Sector of AP – Importance, composition and growth with special reference to
transport and communication, tourism and information technology.
PAPER-IV
SECTION-I
ROLE AND IMPACT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIA:
UNIT 1: National policy of science and technology and changes in the policy from time to time,
Technology Missions.
UNIT 2: Space programme in India and its applications with special reference to industrial,
agricultural and other rural developmental activities, INSAT and IRS systems.
UNIT 3: Role of Information Technology in Rural India, basics of computers, computers in
communication and broadcasting, software development in economic growth. Broad IT
applications.
UNIT 4: Energy Resources: Energy demands, renewable energy resources, nuclear energy,
the development and its utilisation in the country.
UNIT 5: Current Science & Technology Developments in India, Climate change, Disaster
Management (Floods, Cyclones and Tsunami); Crop science in India, Fertilisers, Control of
pests and diseases – scenario in India; Drinking water and supply, urbanisation and industrial
development.
SECTION-II
GENERAL AWARENESS WITH THE MODERN TRENDS IN LIFE SCIENCES
UNIT 1: Progress of Agricultural Science and its impacts - Introduction to Biotechnology: History
of fermentation development, industrially important fermentation products (antibiotics, organic
acids, alcohols, vitamins, amino acids (only one in each category is to be studied)) Production of
low volume, high value fermentation products (insulin, growth hormones, recombinant vaccines,
interferons)
UNIT 2: Plants and human affairs, characteristics of plants, usefulness for mankind, origin of
agriculture, useful and harmful plants. Introduction to animals, Domestic and wild animals,
usefulness of animals for mankind, Exploitation of animals by man for food and medical
advancements.
UNIT 3: Introduction to and applications of Genetic Engineering & Stem Cell Research: Basic
concepts (the basic process of genetic engineering) – Biotechnology in agriculture
(Biofertilisers, Biopesticides, Biofuels, Genetically modified crops, Tissue culture) animal
husbandry (transgenic animals- applications) and environment (Biotechnology in Environmental
clean up processes).
UNIT 4: Microbial infections ; Common present day infections and preventive measures.
Introduction to bacterial, viral, protozoal and fungal infections. Basic knowledge of infections
caused by different groups of micro organisms – diarrhoea, dysentry, cholera, tuberculosis,
malaria, viral infections like HIV, encephalitis, chikungunya, bird flu – preventive measures
during out breaks.
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UNIT 5: Vaccines: Introduction to immunity, Fundamental concepts in vaccination and
traditional methods of vaccine production (production of DPT and Rabies vaccine), Production
of Modern Vaccines (production of Hepatitis vaccine), Applications of immunological methods in
diagnosis.
SECTION-III
DEVELOPMENT & ENVIRONMENT PROBLEMS:
UNIT 1: Environmental Segments, Promoting Environmental Protection, The Environment
(Protection) Act, Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, Water (Prevention and control of
pollution) Act, Water pollution Cess Act, Forest conservation Act, Environmentalism
UNIT 2: Natural Resources: Forest Resources – Types of Forests, Uses of Forests. Water
Resources- Types of Dams, Drought Occurrences and Floods, Land Resources: Soils and
Cropping patterns, Mineral resources.
UNIT 3: Eco-Systems and Bio-diversity: Terminology of Ecology, Basic Concepts of Ecology,
concept of an Ecosystem, Food Chains in Eco systems, Types of Eco systems. Biodiversity and
its conservation: Types of biodiversity, Hotspots of Biodiversity, threats to diversity.
UNIT 4: Environment Pollution and Solid Waste Management: Air Pollution, water pollution, Soil
Pollution, Noise pollution. Solid Waste Management: Types of Solid waste, Factors affecting
the solid waste generation, Impact of solid wastes, Recycling and reuse.
UNIT 5: Role of Information Technology in Environment and Human Health. Global
Environmental Issues like Climate Change, Acid Rain, Global warming, Wasteland Reclamation,
Watershed management, watershed approach for sustainable development.
PAPER-V
DATA INTERPRETATION AND PROBLEM SOLVING
1. Data appreciation and interpretation using ratios, percentages and averages.
2. Drawing conclusions from the data present in tabular, graphical and diagrammatical
forms and to point out deficiencies, limitations or inconsistencies therein.
3. Problem solving using the following:
a) Sequences and Series: Analogies of numbers and alphabets, completion of blank
spaces in a:b,c,d, odd thing out, missing number in a sequence or series.
b) Coding and decoding problems: A given word or group of letters in English are to be
coded or decoded based on the given code(s).
c) Date, time and arrangement problems: Calender and clock problems, blood
relationship and seating arrangements.
Passage Analysis: A duly structured situation will be presented to the candidates and they will
be asked to analyse and suggest their own solution to the problem arising out of situation.
Alternatively, they may be called upon to prove the understanding of the situation by answering
certain searching questions based on the situation.
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ANNEXURE-III
LIST OF SCHEDULED CASTES
(Definition 28 of General Rule - 2)
SCHEDULE - I
(Substituted with effect from 27-07-1977 through G.O.Ms.No. 838, G.A.(Services-D)
Department, dated 15/12/1977)
1 Adi Andhra
2 Adi Dravida
3 Anamuk
4 Aray Mala
5 Arundhatiya
6 Arwa Mala
7 Bariki
8 Bavuri
9 Beda Jangam, Budga Jangam (In Districts of Hyderabad, Rangareddy,
Mahaboobnagar, Adilabad, Nizamabad, Medak, Karimnagar, Warangal, Khammam
and Nalgonda)*
10 Bindla
11 Byagara, Byagari*
12 Chachati
13 Chalavadi
14 Chamar, Mochi, Muchi, Chamar-Ravidas, Chamar-Rohidas*
15 Chambhar
16 Chandala
17 Dakkal, Dokkalwar
18 Dandasi
19 Dhor
20 Dom, Dombara, Paidi, Pano
21 Ellamalwar, Yellammalawandlu
22 Ghasi, Haddi, Relli, Chachandi
23 Godagali, Godagula(in the Districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram & Vishakapatnam) *
24 Godari
25 Gosangi
26 Holeya
27 Holeya Dasari
28 Jaggali
29 Jambuwulu
30 Kolupulvandlu, Pambada, Pambanda, Pambala *
31 Madasi Kuruva, Madari Kuruva
32 Madiga
33 Madiga Dasu, Mashteen
34 Mahar
35 Mala, Mala Ayawaru *
36 Mala Dasari
37 Mala Dasu
38 Mala Hannai
39 Mala Jangam
40 Mala Masti
41 Mala Sale, Netkani
42 Mala Sanyasi
43 Mang
44 Mang Garodi
45 Manne
46 Mashti
47 Matangi
48 Mahter
49 Mitha Ayyalvar
50 Mundala
51 Paky, Moti, Thoti
52 (Omitted)*
53 Pamidi
54 Panchama, Pariah
55 Relli
56 Samagara
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57 Samban
58 Sapru
59 Sindhollu, Chindollu
60 Yatala (Srikakulam Dist. Only) Memo No. 8183/CV-1/2006-10 SW (CV-I) Dept., Dt.
31/03/2008
61 Valluvan * (Chittoor and Nellore Dist. Only) Memo No. 8183/CV-1/2006-10 SW (CV-I)
Dept., Dt. 31/03/2008
* As for the Constitution (Scheduled Caste) orders (Second Amendment) Act 2002, Act No. 61
of 2002
LIST OF SCHEDULED TRIBES
1. Andh, Sadhu Andh *
2. Bagata
3. Bhil
4. Chanchu (Chenchwar omitted) *
5. Gadabas, Boda Gadaba, Gutob Gadaba, Kallayi Gadaba, Parangi Gadaba, Kathera Gadaba,
Kapu Gadaba *
6. Gond, Naikpod, Rajgond, Koitur *
7. Goudu (in the Agency tracts)
8. Hill Reddis
9. Jatapus
10. Kammara
11. Kattunayakan
12. Kolam, Kolawar *
13. Konda Dhoras, Kubi *
14. Konda Kapus
15. Konda Reddis
16. Kondhs, Kodi, Kodhu, Desaya Kondhs, Dongria Kondhs, Kuttiya Konds, Tikiria Khondhs,
Yenity Khondhs, Kuvinga *
17. Kotia, Bentho Oriya, Bartika, Dulia, Holva, Sanrona, Sidhopaiko (Dhulia, Paiko, Putiyaomitted
*)
18. Koya, Doli Koya, Gutta Koya, Kammara Koya, Musara Koya, Oddi Koya, Pattidi Koya,
Rajah, Rasha Koya, Lingadhari Koya (Ordinary), Kottu Koya, Bhine Koya, Raj Koya
(Goud-omitted *)
19. Kulia
20. Malis (excluding Adilabad, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Medak,
Nalgonda, Nizamabad and Warangal District)
21. Manna Dhora
22. Nayaks (in the Agency tracts)
23. Mukha Dhora, Nooka Dhora
24. Pardhan
25. Porja, Parangi Perja
26. Reddi Dhoras
27. Rona, Rena
28. Savaras, Kapu Savaras, Maliya Savaras, Khutto Savaras
29. Sugalis, Lambadis, Banjara *
30. Thoti (in Adilabad, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Medak, Nalgonda,
Nizamabad and Warangal Districts)
31.Valmiki (in the Scheduled Areas of Vishakapatnam, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, East
Godavari and West Godavari Districts *)
32. Yenadis, Chella Yenadi, Kappala Yenadi, Manchi Yenadi, Reddi Yenadi *
33. Yerukulas, Koracha, Dabba Yerukula, Kunchapuri Yerukula, Uppu Yerukula *
34. Nakkala Kurivikaran (Nakkala – A.P. Gazette, Part – III (B) Central Acts ordinance and
Regulations Issue No. 05 Dt. 02/10/2003 )
35. Dhulia, Paiko, Putiya (in the districts of Vishakapatnam, Vizianagaram *)
* As for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act 2002, Act No. 10
of 2003
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LIST OF SOCIALLY AND EDUCATIONALLY BACKWARD CLASSES
(Amended from time to time as on 31/08/2007)
GROUP- A
Aboriginal Tribes, Vimuktha Jathis, Nomadic and Semi Nomadic Tribes etc.,
1. Agnikulakshatriya, Palli, Vadabalija, Besta, jalari, Gangavar, Gangaputra, Goondla,
Vanyakulakshatriya (Vannekapu, Vannereddi, Pallikapu, Pallireddy Neyyala and
Pattapu) *Mudiraj / Mutrasi / Tenugollu, The G.O. Ms.No. 15 BCW(C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009 is suspended. Hence the inclusion of Mudiraj / Mutrasi / Tenugollu is
suspended) vide Hon’ble A.P. High Court orders in WP No. 2122/2009 dated: 29-
04-2009.
2. Balasanthu, Bahurupi
3. Bandara
4. Budabukkala
5. Rajaka (Chakali Vannar)
6. Dasari (formerly engaged in bikshatana)
(amended vide G.O.Rt.No. 32, BCW(M1) Department, dated 23/02/1995)
7. Dommara
8. Gangiredlavaru
9. Jangam (whose traditional occupation is begging)
10. Jogi
11. Katipapala
12. Korcha
13. Lambada or Banjara in Telangana Area
(deleted and included in S.T. list vide G.O.Ms.No. 149, SW, dated 3/5/1978)
14. Medari or Mahendra
15. Mondivaru, Mondibanda, Banda
16. Nayee Brahmin (Mangali), Mangala and Bajantri
(amended vide G.O.Ms.No. 1, BCW(M1) Department, dated 6/1/1996)
17. Nakkala (Deleted vide G.O. Ms. No. 21, BCW(C2) Dept., Dt. 20/06/2011)
18. Vamsha Raj (amended vide G.O.Ms.No. 27, BCW(M1) Department, dated 23/06/1995
deleting the Original name Pitchiguntla)
19. Pamula
20. Pardhi (Mirshikari)
21. Pambala
22. Peddammavandlu, Devaravandlu, Yellammavandlu, Mutyalammavandlu (Dammali,
Dammala, Dammula, Damala Castes confined to Srikakulam dist. Vide G.O.Ms. No.: 9
BCW(C2) Dept., Dt. 9/04/2008)
23. Veeramushti (Nettikotala), Veera bhadreeya (Amended vide G.O. Ms. No. 62, BCW (M1)
Dept., Dt. 10/12/1996)
24. Valmiki boya (Boya, Bedar, Kirataka, Nishadi, Yellapi, Pedda Boya) Talayari and
Chunduvallu
(G.O.Ms. No. 124, SW, Dt. 24.06.85) Yellapi and Yellapu are one and the same
amended vide G.O. Ms. No. 61, BCW(M1) Dept., Dt. 05.12.1996)
25. Yerukalas in Telangana area (deleted and included in the list of S.Ts)
26. Gudala
27. Kanjara - Bhatta
28. Kalinga (Kinthala deleted vide G.O.Ms. No. 53, SW, Dt. 07.03.1980)
29. Kepmare or Reddika
30. Mondipatta
31. Nokkar
32. Pariki Muggula
33. Yata
34. Chopemari
35. Kaikadi
36. Joshinandiwalas
37. Odde (Oddilu, Vaddi, Vaddelu)
38. Mandula (Govt. Memo No. 40-VI/70-1, Edn., Dt. 10.02.1972)
39. Mehator (Muslim) (Govt. Memo No. 234-VI/72-2, Edn., Dt. 05.07.1972).
40. Kunapuli (Govt. Memo No. 1279/P1/74-10, E&SW, Dt. 03.08.1975)
41. Patra (included in G.O. Ms. No. 8, BCW(C2) Dept., Dt. 28.08.2006)
42. kurakula of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam Districts only. Included vide
in G.O.MS.No. 26 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
43. Pondara of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, and Visakhapatnam Districts only. Included vide
G.O.MS.No. 28 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
44. Samanthula, Samantha, sountia, Sauntia of Srikakulam District only. Included vide
G.O.MS.No. 29 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
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45. pala-Ekari, Ekila, Vyakula, Ekiri, Nayanivaru, Palegaru, Tolagari, Kavali of Chittor,
Cuddapah, Kurnool, Anantapur, Nellore, Hyderabad and Rangareddy Districts only.
Included Vide G.O. MS. No. 23 B.C. W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
46. Rajannala, Rajannalu of Karimnagar, Warangal, Nizamabad and Adilabad Districts only.
(included in vide G.O.Ms. No. 44 B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008).
47. Bukka Ayyavars, Included vide G.O.Ms.No. 6 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009.
48. Gotrala, Included vide G.O.Ms.No. 7 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to Telangana Region only.
49. Kasikapadi / Kasikapudi, Included vide G.O.Ms.No. 8 Backward Classes Welfare (C2)
Dept., dt. 19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to Hyderabad,
Rangareddy, Nizamabad, Mahaboobnagar and Adilabad Districts of Telangana Region
only.
50. Siddula, Included vide G.O.Ms.No. 9 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to Telangana Region only.
51. Sikligar / Saikalgar, Included vide G.O.Ms.No. 10 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept.,
dt. 19/02/2009.
52. Poosala included vide G.O. Ms.No. 16 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009.
53. Aasadula / Asadula, included vide G.O. Ms. No. 13, Backward Classes Welfare (C2)
Dept., Dt. 27/05/2011. The area of operation shall be confined to East Godavari and
West Godavari Districts only.
54. Keuta/Kevuto/Keviti, included vide G.O. Ms. No. 15, Backward Classes Welfare
(C2) Dept., Dt. 27/05/2011. The area of operation shall be confined to Srikakulam
District only.
GROUP – B (Vocational)
1. Achukatlavandlu in the Districts of Visakhapatnam and Guntur confined to Hindus only
as amended vide G.O. Ms. No. 8, BCW(C2) Dept., Dt. 29.03.2000
2. Aryakshatriya, Chittari , Giniyar, Chitrakara, Nakshas (Muchi Telugu Speaking deleted
vide G.O. Ms. No. 31, BCW (M1) Dept., 11.06.1996)
3. Devanga
4. Goud (Ediga) Gouda (Gamella) Kalalee, Goundla, Settibalija of Vishaphapatnam, East
Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna Districts and Srisayana (Segidi) – (amended vide
G.O. Ms. No. 16, BCW (A1) Dept., dt. 19.06.1997
5. Dudekula, Laddaf, Pinjari or Noorbash
6. Gandla, Telikula, Devatilakula (Amended vide G.O. Ms. No. 13, BCW(A1) Dept., dt.
20.05.1997)
7. Jandra
8. Kummara or Kulala, Salivahana (Salivahana added vide G.O. Ms. No. 28, BCW(M1)
Dept., 24.06.1995)
9. Karikalabhakthulu, Kaikolan or Kaikala (Sengundam or Sengunther)
10. Karnabhakthulu
11. Kuruba or Kuruma
12. Nagavaddilu
13. Neelakanthi
14. Patkar (Khatri)
15. Perika (Perikabalija, Puragirikshatriya)
16. Nessi or Kurni
17. Padmasali (Sali, Salivan, Pattusali, Senapathulu, Thogata Sali)
18. Srisayana ((sagidi)- deleted and added to Sl.No. 4 of Group-B)
19. Swakulasali
20. Thogata, Thogati or Thogataveerakshtriya
21. Viswabrahmin, Viswakarma (Ausula or Kamsali, Kammari, Kanchari Vadla or Vadra or
Vadrangi and Silpis)
(Viswakarma added vide G.O. Ms. No. 59 BCW(M1) Dept., Dt. 06.12.1995)
22. Kunchiti, Vakkaliga, Vakkaligara, Kunchitiga of Anantapur Dist. Only vide G.O. Ms.No.
10 BCW(C-2) Dept., Dt. 9-04-2008
23. Lodh, Lodhi, Lodha of Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Khammam and Adilabad Districts only.
Included in Vide G.O.MS.No. 22 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
24. Bondili (included in vide G.O.Ms. No. 42, B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008)
25. Are Marathi, Maratha(Non-Brahmins), Arakalies and Surabhi Natakalavallu. (included in
vide G.O.Ms. No. 40, B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008)
26. Neeli (included in vide G.O.Ms. No. 43, B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008).
27. Budubunjala/Bhunjwa/Bhadbhunja, included vide G.O.Ms. No. 11, Backward
Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., Dt. 27/05/2011. The area of operation shall be confined
to Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy District only.
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28. Gudia/Gudiya, included vide G.O.Ms. No. 14, Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept.,
Dt. 27/05/2011. The area of operation shall be confined to Srikakulam,
Vizianagaram and Vishakhapatnam, district only.
GROUP – C
Scheduled Castes converts to Christianity and their progeny
(Substituted in G.O.Ms.No.159, G.A.(Ser.D) Dept., dt. 02/04/1981)
GROUP – D (Other Classes)
1. Agaru
2. Are-Katika, Katika, Are-Suryavamsi(Are-Suryavamsi added vide G.O. Ms. No. 39, B.C.
W(C2) Dept., Dt. 7/08/08)
3. Atagara
4. Bhatraju
5. Chippolu (Mera)
6. Gavara
7. Godaba
8. Hatkar
9. Jakkala
10. Jingar
11. Kandra
12. Kosthi
13. Kachi
14. Surya Balija, (Kalavanthulu) Ganika (amended vide G.O.Ms. No. 20, BCW(P2) Dept., Dt.
19.07.1994)
15. Krishanabalija (Dasari, Bukka)
16. Koppulavelama
17. Mathura
18. Mali (Bare, Barai, Marar and Tamboli of all Districts of Telangana Region added as
synonyms vide G.O. Ms. No. 3, BCW(C2) Dept., Dt. 09.01.2004 and G.O. Ms. No. 45,
B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008)
19. Mudiraj / Mutrasi / Tenugollu.
20. Munnurukapu (Telangana)
21. Nagavamsam (Nagavamsa) vide G.O.Ms.No. 53, BC Welfare Dept., dated:19/09/1996
22. Nelli(deleted vide G.O.Ms. No. 43, B.C.W(C2) Dept., Dt.07/08/2008)
23. Polinativelmas of Srikakulam and Visakhapatnam districts
24. . . . deleted vide G.O. Ms.No. 16 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt. 19/02/2009
25. Passi
26. Rangrez or Bhavasarakshtriya
27. Sadhuchetty
28. Satani (Chattadasrivaishnava)
29. Tammali (confined to five districts of Nalgonda, Mahaboobnagar, Karimnagar,
Nizamabad and Adilabad of Telangana Region only and not to other parts of A.P. as
amended vide G.O. Ms. No. 20, BCW(A1) Dept., dt 21.07.1997)
30. Turupukapus or Gajula kapus {… the words “of Srikakulkam, Vizianagaram and
Vishakapatnam Districts” were deleted vide G.O.Ms.No. 62, Backward Classes Welfare
(C2) Dept., dt. 20/12/2008 and G.O. Ms.No. 19 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept.,
dt. 19/02/2009} who are subject to Social customs or divorce and remarriage among
their women (G.O. Ms. No. 65, E&SW, dt. 18.02.1994)
31. Uppara or Sagara
32. Vanjara (Vanjari)
33. Yadava (Golla)
34. Are, Arevallu and Arollu of Telangana District (Included vide G.O.Ms.No. 11, Backward
Classes Welfare (C-2) Department, dt. 13/5/2003 and G.O.Ms. No. 41, B.C.W(C2)
Dept., Dt.07/08/2008)
35. Sadara, Sadaru of Anantapur Dist. Only vide G.O.Ms.No. 11 BCW (C-2) Dept., Dt. 9-04-
2008
36. Arava of Srikakulam District only. Included in vide G.O. MS. No. 24 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt.
4/07/08
37. Ayyaraka, of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari,
Krishna, Guntur, Khammam and Warangal Districts only. Included in vide G.O. MS. No.
25 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
38. Nagaralu of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Krishna, Hyderabad and
Rangareddy Districts only. Included in vide G.O. MS. No. 27 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt.
4/07/08
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39. Aghamudian, Aghamudiar, Agamudivellalar and Agamudimudaliar including Thuluva
Vellalas of Chittoor, Nellore, Kurnool, Anantapur, Hyderabad and Rangareddy Districts
only. Included in vide G.O. MS. No. 20 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
40. Beri Vysya, Beri Chetty of Chittoor, Nellore and Krishna Districts only. Included in vide
G.O. MS. No. 21 BC W (C2) Dept., Dt. 4/07/08
41. Atirasa included vide G.O. Ms.No. 5 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to East Godavari and West
Godavari Districts only.
42. Sondi / Sundi included vide G.O. Ms.No. 11 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009.
43. Varala included vide G.O. Ms.No. 12 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to Telangana region only.
44. Sistakaranam included vide G.O. Ms.No. 13 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., dt.
19/02/2009.
45. Lakkamari Kapu included vide G.O. Ms.No. 14 Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept.,
dt. 19/02/2009. The area of operation shall be confined to Telangana region only.
46. Veerashaiva Lingayat/Lingabalija, included vide G.O. Ms.No. 22 Backward Classes
Welfare (C2) Dept., dt. 28/02/2009.
47. Kurmi, included vide G.O.Ms. No. 12, Backward Classes Welfare (C2) Dept., Dt.
27/05/2011. The area of operation shall be confined to Telangana Region and also
Krishna District only.
GROUP – E
(Socially and Educationally Backward Classes of Muslims)
1. Achchukattalavandlu, Singali, Singamvallu, Achchupanivallu, Achchukattuvaru,
Achukatlavandlu.
2. Attar Saibuli, Attarollu
3. Dhobi Muslim/ Muslim Dhobi/ Dhobi Musalman, Turka Chakla or Turka Sakala, Turaka
Chakali, Tulukka Vannan, Tskalas or Chakalas, Muslim Rajakas.
4. Faqir, Fhakir Budbudki, Ghanti, Fhakir, Ghanta Fhakirlu, Turaka Budbudki, Derves,
Fakeer
5. Garadi Muslim, Garadi Saibulu, Pamulavallu, Kani-Kattuvallu, Garadollu, Garadiga.
6. Gosangi Muslim, Phakeer Sayebulu
7. Guddi Eluguvallu, Elugu Bantuvallu, Musalman Keelu Gurralavallu
8. Hajam, Nai, Nai Muslim, Navid
9. Labbi, Labbai, Labbon, Labba
10. Pakeerla, Borewale, Deraphakirlu, Bonthala
11. Kureshi/ Khureshi, Khasab, Marati Khasab, Muslim Katika, Khatik Muslim
12. Shaik/ Sheikh
13. Siddi, Yaba, Habshi, Jasi
14. Turaka Kasha, Kakkukotte Zinka Saibulu, chakkitakanevale, Terugadu Gontalavaru,
Thirugatiganta, Rollaku Kakku Kottevaru, Pattar Phodulu,
Chakketakare, Thuraka Kasha
15. Other Muslim groups excluding
Syed, Saiyed, Sayyad, Mushaik;
Mughal, Moghal;
Pathans;
Irani;
Arab;
Bohara, Bohra;
Shia Imami Ismaili, Khoja;
Cutchi-Memon;
Jamayat;
Navayat;
and all the synonyms and sub-groups of the excluded groups; and except those who
have been already included in the State List of Backward Classes.
N.B.: 1. The above list is for information and subject to confirmation with reference to
G.O.Ms.No. 58, SW(J) Department, dated 12/05/1997 and time to time orders.
2. On account of any reason whatsoever in case of any doubt/ dispute arising in
the matter of community status (SC/ST/BC/OC) of any candidate, subject to
satisfaction with regard to relevant rules and regulations in force the decision of
the Commission shall be final in all such cases.Scheme of Examination