Wednesday, 29 December 2021

APPSC EXECUTIVE OFFICER GRADE-III Recruitment Notification

 APPSC EXECUTIVE OFFICER GRADE-III Recruitment Notification

Applications are invited online for recruitment to the post of Executive Officer Grade-III in  A.P. Endowments Sub-Service for a total of 60 vacancies (13 Carry forward + 47 Fresh) in the scale of pay of Rs.16,400/- to 49,870/- from candidates within the age group of 18 to 42 years as on 01.07.2021. Candidates who profess Hindu Religion only are eligible to apply to the Executive Officer Grade-III. The candidate shall apply online through Commission’s Website https://psc.ap.gov.in The application can be submitted from 30/12/2021 to 19/01/2022 (Note: 18/01/2022 is the last date for payment of fee upto 11:59 mid night). EXECUTIVE OFFICER GRADE-III IN A.P.ENDOWMENTS SUB-SERVICE The applicant who desires to apply for the above post shall login the Commission’s Website, with his/her registered OTPR number. In case the candidate is applying for the first time to the posts notified by A.P.P.S.C. he/she shall register his/her bio-data particulars through One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) on the Commission’s Website viz., https://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.

APPSC EXECUTIVE OFFICER GRADE-III Recruitment Notification

The Commission conducts Screening test, in case applicants exceed 200 times the number of vacancies notified, as per G.O.Ms.No.39, General Administration (Ser.A) Department, dated: 26.03.2019. In terms of G.O.Ms.No.5 General Administration (Ser-A) Dept., dated:05.01.2018, candidates will be short listed to the mains CBT Examination in the ratio as may be decided by the Commission at an appropriate time.

In respect of Screening test, the objective type examination will be held in offline mode (OMR based). The main examination would be in objective type and questions are to be answered on computer system. Instructions regarding computer based recruitment test are attached as Annexure - III. The candidate has to choose the medium (English/Telugu) in which he/she wants to write the examination and the paper will be valued with reference to that medium only.

A general Mock Test facility is available to the applicants on the Commission’s website to acquaint themselves with the Computer Based Recruitment Test. Applicant can visit the website and practice the answering pattern under MOCK TEST option available on main page of website https://psc.ap.gov.in

The applicant is required to visit the Commission’s website regularly to keep himself / herself updated until completion of the recruitment process. The Commission’s website information is final for all correspondence. No individual correspondence by any means will be entertained under any circumstances.

HALL TICKETS for the Screening & Main Examination (Computer Based Test) will be hosted on Commission’s website for downloading. Instructions would be given through the website regarding downloading of Hall Tickets.

All desirous and eligible candidates shall apply online after satisfying themselves as per the terms and conditions of this recruitment notification. Any application sent through any mode other than the prescribed online mode will not be entertained under any circumstances. Submission of application form by the candidate is construed as he / she has read the notification and shall abide by the terms and conditions laid down there unde

As per section 29(4) of the amendment act, 30/1987, the Executive Officer appointed and exercising the powers and discharging the duties shall be a person professing Hindu Religion and shall cease to exercise those powers and discharge those duties when he ceases to profess that religion. 

The details of vacancies are as follows:-

What is the ELIGIBILITY:

i. He / She is of sound health, active habits and free from any bodily defect or infirmity rendering him unfit for such service:,

ii. His / Her character and antecedents are such as to qualify him/her for such service:,

iii. He /She possesses the academic and other qualifications prescribed for the post: and

iv. He/ 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 not be accorded unless the State Government are satisfied that sufficient number of citizens of India, who are qualified and suitable are not available.

What are the EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

 The candidate should possess the prescribed academic qualification as on the date of this notification. 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 : Executive Officer Grade-III in A.P.

Endowments Sub-Service : Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or Provincial Act or any other Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or any other equivalent qualifications

What is the AGE Relxation: 

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:

HOW TO APPLY:

STEP-I: The applicant who desires to apply for the post shall login to the Commission’s Website with his/her registered OTPR number. Candidate applying for the first time for any notification has to first fill the OTPR application carefully to obtain OTPR ID. While filling the OTPR, the candidate has to ensure that the particulars are filled correctly. The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes, if any, made by the candidates. If candidates choose to modify they may do so by clicking the modify OTPR make the modification, save them and proceed to STEP-II.

STEP-II: The applicant has to login the Commission’s website with the user name (OTPR ID) and the Password set by Candidate. After Login, the applicant has to click on the “Online Application Submission” present in the bottom right corner of the Commission’s website.

What is the PAYMENT PROCESS: 

The applicant now has to click on the payment link against the notification number that he wants to apply. The basic details required for calculation of the fee and age relaxation will be pre-populated from the OTPR data. The applicant has to verify all the details that are displayed. Once the payment form is submitted, the respective details (used for calculation of fee and age relaxation) will not be altered in any stage of application processing. Hence if any details are to be changed, applicant should use the modify OTPR link, modify the details, save it and again click on application payment link.

STEP-III: After checking all the data and ensuring that the data is correct the applicant has to fill application specific data such as Local/Non Local status, white card details etc., which are also used to calculate the fee. Once all the data is filled appropriately, the applicant has to submit the payment form. On successful submission, the payment reference ID is generated and is displayed on the screen. By clicking “OK” the applicant is shown the various payment options where he/she can select any one among them and complete the payment process as given on the screen.

STEP-IV: Once the payment is successful, payment reference ID is generated. Candidates can note the payment reference ID for future correspondence. Thereafter the applicant is directed to the application form. Applicant should provide the payment reference Id generated along with the other details required for filing the application form (other fields like OTPR ID and fees relaxations details will be pre-populated from the data submitted in the payment form for respective notification). The applicant should check the data displayed thoroughly and should fill the application specific fields like qualification details, examination centre etc., carefully and submit the application form. Once the application is submitted successfully then application receipt is generated. The applicant is requested to print and save the application receipt for future reference/correspondence.

NOTE: Applicant shall note that the data displayed from OTPR at the time of submitting the application will be considered for the purpose of this notification only. Any changes made by the applicant to OTPR data at a later date shall not be considered for the notification on hand.

STEP-V: In any case if the payment process is not submitted successfully, then the applicant should start the fresh payment process as mentioned in STEP-II.

STEP-VI: Once the application is submitted successfully, correction in application form will be enabled. The corrections can be made in the application form itself. Fields which affect the name, fee and age relaxations are not enabled for corrections

Whatare the FEE Details:

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.

i) SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men.

ii) Families having household supply white card issued by Civil Supplies Department, A.P. Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)

iii) 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 Commission.

iv) 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.

v) 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.

What is the MODE OF PAYMENT OF FEE:

i) 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 website.

ii) 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.

iii) IPOs / Demand Drafts are not accepted. In case of corrections Rs.100/- per correction will be charged. However changes are not allowed for name, fee and age relaxation.

What is the SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:-

The Scheme & Syllabus for the examination has been shown in Annexure-II.

 As per G.O.Ms.No.5 General Administration (Ser-A) Dept., dated:05.01.2018 the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission is empowered to pick up candidates, who obtains such minimum qualifying marks in Screening Test / Preliminary Examination as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion to the Main Examination in all direct recruitment examinations. The APPSC is further permitted to select candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribes or Backward classes or Physically Challenged candidates for Main Examination by applying relaxed standards in the Screening Test / Preliminary Examination, if the Commission is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities are not likely to be eligible for main examination on the basis of general standard in Screening Test / Preliminary Examination in order to fill up the vacancies reserved for them.

CENTRES FOR THE EXAMINATIONS:

The centres of examination will be announced separately. The applicant may choose the

Test centre with three preferences. However the Commission reserves the right to allot the

applicant to any centre of examination depending on the availability of the resources like

centers / systems.

What are the  PROCEDURE OF SELECTION:

The selection to this recruitment notification will be based on the Merit in the Main Examination to be held as per the Scheme and Syllabus shown at Annexure - II.

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

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 on aggregate 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 and amendments from time to time.

 1. Open competition & EWS 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.

The claims of members of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Economically Weaker Section 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.

In the event of Scheduled Caste & Scheduled 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 competitive examination irrespective of the marks secured, as per G.O.Ms.No.631, G.A. (Ser.A) Dept., dt.05.09.1977.

Where the candidates get equal number of marks in the Main Examination 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.

While the Commission calls for preference of candidates in respect of Districts 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 district for which he is considered to be qualified and eligible, subject to fulfilling the selection criterion. Mere claim of preference for any District for allotment against vacancy does not confer a right to selection for that

District in particular or any District in general.

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.

ANSWER KEY AND MARKS: Answer key would be published on the website. No separate

memorandum of marks would be issued.

Scheme and Syllabus for the Exam:

For Detailed Information Kindly go through the Notification.

What are the INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES:

.1. The applicants are required to go through the user guide and satisfy themselves as to their eligibility for this recruitment carefully before applying and enter the particulars completely online.

2. Applicant must compulsorily fill-up all relevant columns of application and submit application through website only. The particulars made available in the website will beprocessed 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 delay/discrepancy on part of the candidate.

4. Applicants must compulsorily upload his/her own scanned photo and signature through .jpg 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. The applicant shall produce all the essential certificates issued by the competent authority, for verification by the commission, as and when called for. If candidates fail to produce the same, his/her candidature shall be rejected / disqualified without any further correspondence.

8. The following certificate formats are available on the Commission’s Website (https://psc.ap.gov.in) for reference.

1. Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificate

2. Declaration by the Un-Employed

3. School Study Certificate

4. Certificate of Residence

5. Medical Certificate for the Blind

6. Certificate of Hearing Disability and Hearing Assessment

7. Medical Certificate in respect of Orthopedically Handicapped Candidates

8. Creamy Layer Certificate

9. Local status certificate (if applicable) Educational Qualifications

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