APPSC DEPARTMENTAL TESTS SPECIAL NOTIFICATION FOR WARD/VILLAGE SECRETARIAT FUNCTIONARIES
ANDHRA PRADESH PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION: VIJAYAWADA – Notification No.07/2021, Dated 09/09/2021
Online applications are invited only from the employees of certain Departments of Ward/Village Secretariat for the special session (Notification
No.07/2021) to be conducted in the month of September 2021. Applications shall be received from 13/09/2021 to 17/09/2021 and the last date for payment of fee is 17.09.2021(11:59PM). The notification is available on the Commission’s website https://psc.ap.gov.in from 09.09.2021 onwards.
Applications are invited ON-LINE from 13.09.2021 to 17.09.2021 for the special session of Departmental Tests certain departments of ward/village secretariat functionaries to be held from 28/09/2021 to 30/09/2021.
Applicants primarily shall register the One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) through the Commission’s Website viz., http://psc.ap.gov.in. Once applicant registers his/her particulars, a User ID is generated and sent to his/her registered mobile number and email ID. Applicants need
to apply for the Tests using the OTPR User ID through Commission‘s website. The applicants, who had already generated OTPR earlier for last Departmental Tests, shall apply directly making use of the same number. The application will be available on Commission‘s website (https://psc.ap.gov.in) from 13/09/2021. The last date for submission of online application is 17.09.2021 (17.09.2021 is the last date for payment of fee up to 11:59PM) Hand written / Typed / Photostat copies / Printed Application Form will not be entertained either directly or by post or in person.
The terms and conditions are detailed hereunder following Departmental Tests Rules, 1965
and subsequent amendments to these Rules from time to time.
1. SCHEME OF THE EXAMINATION:
(a) All the Tests, except Survey Tests will be in Objective Type in terms of G.O.Ms.No.602, G.A. (Ser-C) Department, dated.01.11.2011.
(b) The Survey & Settlement papers (P.C.Nos.161 and 162) will be of conventional mode.
(c) All the objective type papers will be held on Computer Based Departmental Tests.
Instructions regarding this Computer Based Test are detailed in the Instructions Manual at
(d) The candidates appearing for Objective Type papers may use Mock Test facility available on Commission‘s Website, to acquaint with the Computer Based Tests.
(e) The candidates appearing for Conventional Papers (Descriptive Exams) will be supplied with Bar Code sheet attached Answer Books to be answered with Blue or Black Pen.
(f) As per Departmental Tests Rules 1965 the maximum marks is 100 and minimum qualifying marks is 40.
(g) As per Departmental Tests Rules 1965 for PC.No.137 and 142, the candidate should pass both the papers at a time, required minimum qualifying mark is 40 in each paper.
(h) Duration of Examination.
Objective Type – Papers 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
Conventional Type Papers – 3 Hours (180 Minutes)
2. (A) TIMETABLE:
The detailed schedule of time table will be announced shortly on Commission’s website. A candidate
desirous to appear for more than one Test may apply for the Tests to the extent the Time-table at Annexure-
2. (B) SYLLABUS:
The list of books allowed for each Test along with syllabus is available on the
The syllabus for Paper Codes 161 and 162 of Departmental Tests for Survey and
Settlement Department has been suggested by the Survey and Settlement Department and
hosted on website separately.
The syllabus of Paper Code 170 of Departmental Test of Welfare and Education Assistant
in Social Welfare Department (Without Books) is available on the Commission’s website.
|SL.No||POST||NAME OF THE DEPARTMENT||PAPER CODES|
|1||Sericulture Assistant||Sericulture Department||32|
|2||VRO Grade-II||Revenue Department||18,27,43|
|3||Fisheries Assistant||Fisheries Department||95|
|4||Engineering Assistant, Grade-II||PR and RD Department||137-142|
|5||Panchayat Secretary Grade-V||Panchayat Raj||146&148|
|6||Panchayat Secretary Grade-VI||Panchayat Raj||146&148|
|7||Village Surveyor, Grade-III||Survey,Settlement and Land Records||161,162|
|8||Welfare & Education Assistant||Social Welfare||170|
iii) The Question Papers for Village Surveyor Grade-III will be in Telugu/English. The candidate should answer the paper in only one language either in English or Telugu. In case of non- compliance (i.e., partly English or partly Telugu) the answer sheet shall be invalidated.
- (A) FEE & PAYMENT PROCEDURE:
i) The fee for each Paper is Rs. 500/- (Rupees five hundred only) as per G.O.Ms.No.121,G.A(Ser-C) Department, Dt.17.09.2020.
- The applicant shall pay 500/-(Rupees Five Hundred Only) towards application processing fee, besides the examination fee.
5. (B) MODE OF PAYMENT OF FEE:
The Fee mentioned in the above paragraph is to be paid online using Payment Gateway using Net Banking/ Credit card / Debit Card. The list of Banks providing service for the purpose of online remittance of Fee will be available on the Commission’s
- The fee once remitted shall not be refunded or adjusted under any circumstances. Failure to pay the examination fee and application fee (in non-exempt case) will entail total rejection of application.
IPOs / Demand Drafts are not accepted.