- EXTENSION OFFICER GRADE-I (SUPERVISOR) JOBS IN A.P. WOMEN DEVELOPMENT AND CHILD WELFARE NOTIFICATION
Applications are invited online for recruitment to the post
of Extension Officer Grade-I (Supervisor) in A.P. Women Development and Child
Welfare Sub – ordinate Service for a total of 22 CF vacancies in the scale of
pay of Rs.24,440/- to 71,510/- from candidates within the age group of 18 – 42
years as on 01.07.2021.
The candidate shall apply online through Commission’s
from 18/11/2021 to 08/12/2021 (Note: 07/12/2021 is the last date for payment of fee upto 11:59 mid night).
Only women candidates are eligible.
The details of vacancies are as follows:-
1. CARRIED FORWARD (CF) VACANCIES
|Name of the Department||Zone wise vacancies||Total|
|Extension Officer Grade-I (Supervisor) in A.P. Women Development and Child Welfare Sub
The composition of Districts in each zone is as hereunder:
Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam. (SKM, VZM,VSP,) Zone-II: East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna. (EG, WG, KST)
Prakasam and Nellore. (GNT, PKM, NLR)
Kadapa, Anantapur and Kurnool. (CTR, CDP, ATP, KNL)
- She is of sound health, active habits and free from any
bodily defect or infirmity rendering her unfit for such service:,
- Her character and antecedents are such as to qualify her for
- She possesses the academic and other qualifications
prescribed for the post: and
- She is a citizen of India: Provided that no candidate other than a citizen of India may
be appointed except with the previous
sanction of the State Government and except in accordance with such conditions
and restrictions as they may be laid down. Such sanction shall be not be
accorded unless the State Government are satisfied that sufficient number of
citizens of India, who are qualified and suitable are not available.
The candidate should possess the prescribed academic
qualification as per the date of this notification. The date of this
notification shall be the crucial date for calculating the experience including
the practical experience. In respect of other than prescribed Educational
Qualifications, claiming equivalence, the decision of the concerned department
(Unit Officer) shall be final.
Note: If the applicant possesses an equivalence of
qualification other than prescribed qualification in the Commission’s
notification, applicant should produce a copy of the Government Orders to the
Commission in advance within 10 days of last date for submitting applications,
failing which their application will be rejected.
|Name of the Post||Educational Qualifications|
Extension Officer Grade-I (Supervisor) in A.P. W.D &
C.W. Sub Service.
|Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in
Home Science / Bachelor’s of Social Work.
Degree in Sociology,
B.Sc.,(Hons.) – Food Science and Nutrition,
B.Sc., – Food & Nutrition, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry / Bio-Chemistry,
B.Sc., -Applied Nutrition & Public Health, Botany
/ Zoology & Chemistry,
B.Sc., – Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry,
B.Sc., -Applied Nutrition, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry / Bio Chemistry,
B.Sc., – Food Sciences & Quality Control, Zoology / Botany & Chemistry / Biological Chemistry,
B.Sc., – Food Sciences & Management, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry / Biological Chemistry,
B.Sc., – Food Technology &Nutrition, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry
B.Sc., – Food Technology & Management,
Botany / Zoology & Chemistry / Bio- Chemistry (Above 10 subjects included vide G.O.MS.No.14, DWCD& Senior citizens (ESTT-A2) Dept., Dt: 27.06.2013)
NOTE: The candidates with higher qualification only in Home Science / Social Work / Sociology /
Food Science & Nutrition are eligible to apply for this post.
“NOTE: The candidates
belonging to SC, ST, BC, EWS & PH and who avails upper age
relaxation will also be considered for open category
PARA- 7 AGE:
Minimum 18 years & Maximum 42 years as on 01/07/2021, as
per G.O.Ms.No.105, GA (Ser-A) Dept., Dt.27.09.2021.
N.B.: No person shall be eligible if less than 18 years and
is more than 42 years.
Age Relaxation is applicable to the categories as detailed below:
|S. No.||Category of candidates||Relaxation of age permissible|
|1.||SC & ST||10Years|
|2.||BCs & EWS||5 Years|
|2.||Physically Handicapped persons||10 Years|
|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.|
|4.||N.C.C. (who have worked as Instructor
|Regular A.P. State Government Employees (Employees of Corporations, Municipalities etc. are not eligible).||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
|E X P L A N A T I O N :
Provided that the persons referred to at Sl.Nos.3 & 4 above shall, after making the deductions referred to in sub Rule 12 (c) (i) & (ii) of A.P. State and Subordinate Service Rules not exceed the Maximum age limit prescribed for the post.
The age relaxation for Ex-Servicemen is applicable for those who have been released from Armed Forces other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency.
PARA – 9: (a) FEE:
Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty
only) towards application processing fee and Rs 80/- (Rupees eighty only)
towards examination fee.
However, the following categories of candidates are exempted
from payment of examination fee Rs.80/- only.
- SC, ST, BC, PH and Ex. service men.
- Families having household supply white card issued by Civil
Supplies Department, A.P.Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)
- Un-employed youth 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
- Applicants belonging to the categories mentioned above
(except Physically Handicapped Persons) hailing from other States are not
entitled for exemption from payment of fee and not entitled for claiming any
kind of reservation.
- Candidates belonging to other States shall pay the
prescribed fee of Rs.80/- (Rupees eighty only), along with processing fee of
Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty
only) through different channels as indicated at Para-8. Otherwise such
applications will not be considered and no correspondence on this will be entertained.
& Syllabus for the examination has been shown in Annexure-II.
ANNEXURE – I NOTIFICATION NO.21/2021
DETAILED VACANCY POSITION FOR THE POST OF EXTENSION OFFICER,
GRADE-I(SUPERVISOR) IN WOMEN DEVELOPMENT AND CHILD WELFARE DEPARTMENT
|OPEN ZONE||LOCAL||OPEN ZONE||LOCAL||OPEN ZONE||LOCAL||OPEN ZONE||LOCAL||OPEN ZONE||LOCAL|
ANNEXURE – II NOTIFICATION NO.21/2021
SCHEME AND SYLLABUS FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OFEXTENSION OFFICER GRADE-I (SUPERVISOR) IN A.P. WOMEN
DEVELOPMENT AND CHILD WELFARE SUB – ORDINATE SERVICE (FOR WOMEN ONLY)
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
|No. of Questions||Duration (Minutes)||Maximum Marks|
|Paper-1: General Studies
& Mental Ability
|Paper-2: Common Paper
& Social Work
per G.O.Ms. No.235, Finance (HR-I, Plg & Policy) Dept., Dt.06/12/2016, for each wrong answer will be
penalized with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.
GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY 150 Questions 150
- Events of national and international importance.
- Current affairs- international, national and regional.
- General Science and it applications to the day to day life
Contemporary developments in Science & Technology and information Technology
- Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphasis
on Andhra Pradesh.
- Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public
policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
- Economic development in India since independence with emphasis
on Andhra Pradesh.
- Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
- Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention and
mitigation strategies, Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the assessment
- Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
- Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.
- Data Analysis:
- Tabulation of data
- Visual representation of data
- Basic data analysis (Summary Statistics such as mean,
median, mode, variance and coefficient of variation) and Interpretation
- Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative,
Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and Legal implications/problems.
Paper – II HOME SCIENCE & SOCIAL WORK 150 Questions –150
Food Science and Nutrition:
- Basic food group which will provide nutrition, requirement
for normal health; body building goods, energy food and protractive foods –
Cereals – millets, legumes, oilseeds, milk and milk products, flesh goods, egg,
fish, vegetables, fruits – Nutritive Value; selection, storage, processing and
cooking methods their effect on nutritive value and palatability – evaluation of food quality – subjective methods of measuring
quality of products – products – preparation of score cards.
- Food poisoning, food allergy – Biological function, food
sources and deficiency signs of carbohydrates, fat, proteins, vitamins and
minerals – Nutritional inter-relationships.
- Food and Nutrient requirement in human life cycle – Adulthood pregnancy – lactation infancy – pre-school age, school age, preadolescence and
adolescence – nutritionally vulnerable groups – factors effect in nutrient requirements.
- Principles of meal planning – principle of diet in diseases.
Therapeutic modification of normal diet during dietary deficiencies diseases –
Anemia, PCM, Vit.A and other common diseases – Fever Diseases of gastre
intestinal tract, obesity, Diabetes – Heart diseases and Renal diseases.
- Assessment of nutritional status of communities and their
interpretation-clinical Biochemical –
Antrropemetry – Biophysical and Diet surveys.
- Factors affecting growth and development of child prenatal
care preparation for child birth – premature baby – causes postnatal care
breast feeding v.s. bottle feeding weaning immunization, physical intellectual, and emotional
development during infancy toddlerhood – childhood and adolescence
developmental talks – physical and physiocological needs of young children – Learning
types and effects importance of play
- language growth – Habit of formation.
- Creches and Balwadies – Importance of pre-school education
needs and characteristics of pre-school child – Needs of Importance in the
growth and development of children
- Population education, Child and family Welfare services of
State National and International Agencies. Demographic characteristics of child
population, emerging philosophy of Child Welfare and emphasised in the
Children’s Character of Rights, Indian Constitution and other legislative
provision.Children in need of special care, the disabled, the deserted and disturbed
in the role of professional held and services available.
- Agriculture productivity trends – Demand and supply of foods
grain – Agriculture planning and Government policy – Credit and credit institutions
in the agricultural sector – Agricultural marketing – Storages losses – Rural
reconstruction – Community development and Panchayats – their principles and organisations.
- Principles and methods of Extension work – Individual group
and mass media. Audio visual aids in extension work. Programme planning –
execution and evaluation in extension work. Developings leadership –
organisation of woman in villages.
- The Five Year Plan of Government of India – Principles of
Rural reconstruction – Problems of Indian villages – Community development –
National Programmes for rural women and children ANP, IRDP, SNP Adult literacy,
ICDS – Family Welfare Programme – Social Welfare Boards etc.
- Problems involved in improving nutritional status of
Community, Nutrition intervention programmes – International agency involved in
allovating malnutrition – UNESCO, ENICEF, WHO, FAO.
- Concent, Scope and Nature of Social Work. Definition of the
terms Social Welfare, Social Service, Social Reform and Social Action.
- A historical review of social work in India and abroad. The
philosophy of Social Work and its relationship to changing Indian Culture.
Professional and ethical values of Social Work.
- Methods of Social Work: Definition, Scope, Principles and
values of casework, Group work and Community Organisation.
- Fields of Social Work: Government and Voluntary efforts,
difference between Government – Professional – Voluntary work in the various
fields of Social Work practice such as: Youth Welfare, Labour Welfare,
Correctional Social Work, Medical and Psychiatric Social Work, Rural and Urban
Community Development – Local Self Government, Panchayati Raj.
- Family and Child Welfare: Importance of Family and Child
Welfare, Status, Problems of Women in India and Special Legislation relating
to: Marriage, dowry, inheritance and maintenance of women, problems of working
women, women inneed of special care.
- State Women’s Welfare Department: Organisation, functions