ANDHRA PRADESH PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
DEPARTMENTAL TESTS :: MAY , 2017 SESSION
Applications are invited ON-LINE from 28.04.2017 to 20.05.2017 for the Departmental Tests May, 2017 Session to be held from 08.06.2017 to 13.06.2017.
NEGETIVE MARKS IN APPSC DEPARTMENTAL EXAMS
In view of the introducing negative marks for wrong answering, the minimum marks for
passing of the Tests be lessened by 5% for all the objective type papers. Rule 17 of Departmental
Tests Rules, 1965 is to be amended accordingly that the minimum marks required to pass each test shall be 35 in each paper instead of 40. In respect of Divisional Test and A.P. Works Accounts Services examination the minimum pass marks prescribed vide G.O.Ms.No.213, F&P (FW.WA.I) Dept., dated: 14-6-1984, as 40 in each paper and 45% in aggregates shall be 35 in each paper and 40% in aggregate. However, the Minimum marks required for pass in the Descriptive papers shall be 40 in each paper.
In rule 17, after proviso, the following two provisos shall be added;
Provided that in respect of objective type papers with multiple Choice answers, the wrong answering shall be penalised. For every wrong answer, 1/3(0.33) of the marks prescribed for the question shall be deducted, unanswered questions will not be taken into account.
FEE& payment procedure:
1. The fee for each Test is Rs. 200/- (Rupees two hundred only). However, no fee is prescribed for the Tests in Gujarathi and Marwari Languages.
b) The applicant shall pay Rs. 500/-(Rupees Five Hundred Only) towards application
processing fee, besides the examination fee.
c) The Fee mentioned in the above paragraph is to be paid through Payment
Gateway of Net Banking/ Credit card / Debit Card. The list of Banks providing
service for the purpose of online remittance of Fee will be appended separately.
d) IPOs / Demand Drafts are not accepted.