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Job Type : State Government Job
Social Category : General,SC,ST,OBC
Min Age : 18
Number of Post : 06
Apply Start Date : 12-Nov-2021
Ex-Serviceman :
Domicile Criteria : State Eligibility
Max Age : 42
Apply Website :
Apply Last Date : 07-Dec-2021
Physically Disabled :
Domicile State : Andhra Pradesh
Posted On : 18-Oct-2021

Contact Details
0866-2527820 0866-2527821

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Assistant Public Relation Officer in A.P.Information Subordinate Service.
Must possess a Bachelorâ??s Degree in any subject with a Degree or Diploma in Journalism/Public Relations from any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or Provincial Act or State Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or an equivalent qualification (as per G.O.Ms.No.339, GAD (I & PR), Dept., Dt.22-06-1992).
7.1. Minimum 18 years & Maximum 42 years as on 01/07/2021, as per G.O.Ms.No.105, GA(SerA) Dept., Dt.27.09.2021.
N.B.: No person shall be eligible if less than 18 years and is more than 42 years.

7.2. Age Relaxation is applicable to the categories as detailed below
1. Category of candidates : SC/ST
   Relaxation of age permissible : 10 Years

2. Category of candidates : BCs
   Relaxation of age permissible : 5 Years

3. Category of candidates : Physically Handicapped persons
   Relaxation of age permissible : 10 Years

4. Category of candidates : Ex-Service men
   Relaxation of age permissible : Shall be allowed to deduct from his age a period of 3 years in addition to the length of service rendered by him in the armed forces /NCC.

5. Category of candidates : N.C.C. (who have worked as Instructor in N.C.C.)
   Relaxation of age permissible : Shall be allowed to deduct from his age a period of 3 years in addition to the length of service rendered by him in the armed forces/NCC.

6. Category of candidates : Regular A.P. State Government Employees (Employees of Corporations, Municipalities etc. are not eligible).
    Relaxation of age permissible : Allowed to deduct from his age the length of regular Service under State Government up to a maximum of five years for the purposes  of the  maximum age limit.

Category No. of Vacancies/Posts
SC (Schedule Caste)
ST (Schedule Tribes)
OBC (Other Backward Classes)

15.1. The selection to this recruitment notification will be based on the Merit in the Exam to be held as per the Scheme and Syllabus shown at Annexure - II. The selection of candidates for appointment to the post will be made on the basis of Written Examination.

15.2. For post code 04: Selections to the posts will be made by the District selection Committee as per G.O. Ms. No. 596, GA (Ser-A) Dept., Dt. 18/09/2008 and District is the unit of appointment as per G.O. Ms. No. 596, GA (Ser-A) Dept., Dt. 18/09/2008.

15.3. Appearance in all the papers of examination (computer based test) is compulsory. Absence in any of the papers will automatically render the disqualification of the candidature.

15.4. The standard for the examination and the cut off marks for various categories for selection shall be fixed by the Commission. However the candidates have to secure minimum qualifying marks to be short listed for selection against respective vacancies. The minimum qualifying marks for the vacancies notified under different categories are as follows as per G.O.Ms.No.103, G.A. (Ser.A) Dept., dt.03.02.1967.
1. Open competition 40%
2. Backward Class 35%
 3. SCs, STs & PHs 30%
N.B.: Mere securing of minimum qualifying marks does not confer any right to the candidate for being considered to the selection.

15.5. The claims of members of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes and Women as the case may be, shall also be considered for the vacancies earmarked for open competition, which shall be filled on the basis of open competition. In respect of social reservations viz., Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, the vertical reservation will be applicable and the number of appointments reserved for that category shall in no way be affected during the period the reservation for that category is in force. In case of women, the horizontal reservation is applicable in terms of G.O.Ms.No.63, GA (Ser-D) Dept., dated:17.04.2018.

15.6. In the event of Schedule Caste & Schedule Tribe candidates not coming up for selection with the existing minimum prescribed for selection in the competitive examination conducted by the APPSC their selection shall be considered on the basis of rank with reference to their performance in the written and / or oral competitive examination irrespective of the marks secured, as per G.O.Ms.No.631, G.A. (Ser.A) Dept., dt.05.09.1977.

15.7. Where the candidates get equal number of marks in the selection process if two or more candidates get equal total number of marks, those candidates shall be bracketed. Candidates within the same bracket shall then be ranked 1, 2, 3 etc., according to age i.e., oldest being considered for admission. In case there is tie in age, the person who possesses educational qualification at earlier date would be considered.

15.8. With regard to situation where there is deletion of questions, if any, from any paper, scaling (proportionate increase) would be done for that particulars part of the paper to the maximum marks prescribed for the paper and the marks would be rounded off to 2 decimals to determine the merit of the candidate.

15.9. While the Commission calls for preference of candidates in respect of posts, Zones etc., in the application form, it is hereby clarified that the said preferences are only indicative for being considered to the extent possible but not binding or limiting the Commission??s powers under Article 315 and 320 of the Constitution of India. Therefore, the Commission has the power to assign a candidate to any of the notified posts for which he/she is considered to be qualified and eligible, subject to fulfilling the selection criterion. Mere claim of preference for any Zone for allotment against vacancy does not confer a right to selection for that Zone in particular or any Zone in general.

15.10. The appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in the appropriate medical classification, and if he/she is of sound health, active habits and free from any bodily defect or infirmity.

15.11. ANSWER KEY AND MARKS: Answer key would be published on the website. No separate memorandum of marks would be issued.

Category Fee Details
General 330
SC (Schedule Caste) 250
ST (Schedule Tribes) 250
OBC (Other Backward Classes) 330

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