Wednesday, 29 December 2021

APPSC JUNIOR ASSISTANT CUM COMPUTER ASSISTANT Recruitment Notification

APPSC JUNIOR ASSISTANT CUM COMPUTER ASSISTANT Recruitment Notification

Applications are invited online for recruitment to the post of Junior Assistant – cum – Computer Assistant for a total of 670 vacancies 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.

The Junior Assistant – cum – Computer Assistant post is organized into District Cadre. The selections to the posts will be carried out by the concerned District Selection Committee on furnishing the District ranking list of Computer Based Test examination by the Commission. The candidate therefore shall write the Screening as well as Mains (CBT) Examination by choosing the District either on local or non local basis in which he/she needs to be considered for selection. The district once opted by the candidate is final and no request for change of district will be entertained. The candidate who opts for other than his/her local district, shall only be eligible for consideration to Non local vacancies in said district. The candidates are therefore advised to choose the district carefully.

APPSC JUNIOR ASSISTANT CUM COMPUTER ASSISTANT Recruitment Notification

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).

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.

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 read the notification and shall abide by the terms and conditions laid down there under.

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/her 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 Required 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 : Junior Assistant – cum-Computer Assistant

Educational Qualifications : 

Academic: Must hold Bachelor’s Degree

Technical Qualification: One should pass Computer Proficiency Test conducted by District Collector. (To those who will be shortlisted before appointment ).

What is the 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. 7.2. Age Relaxation is applicable to the categories as detailed below:

Process on HOW TO APPLY:

STEP-I: The applicant who desires to apply for the post shall login to the Commission’ 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 in 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, applicantshould 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.

What are 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.

iv) 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

What are the CENTRES FOR THE SCREENING & MAIN EXAMINATIONS:

The candidates have to write the examination only in the District in which he/she is willing to be considered for selection either as a Local or Non-Local. Request for change of Examination Centre / District of Selection will not be entertained under any circumstances. 

What is 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 of examination enunciated at Annexure-II. The 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.

Note: The candidate who come up for verification of original certificates basing on the performance in the written examination shall have to qualify the Proficiency in Office Automation with usage of Computer and Associated Software as per G.O.Ms No.133 GA (Ser.A) Dept., Dated:12/05/2014.

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., and dt.03.02.1967.

 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 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 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.

 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..

What is the SCHEME AND SYLLABUS FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF JUNIOR ASSISTANT – CUM- COMPUTER ASSISTANT IN REVENUE DEPARTMENT


What is the SYLLABUS FOR THE SCREENING TEST

Section -A

GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY

1. Events of national and international importance.

2. Current affairs- international, national and regional.

3. General Science and it applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments in Science &

Technology and information Technology.

4. Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphasis on Andhra  Pradesh.

5. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.

6. Economic development in India since independence with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.

7. Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.

8. Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention and mitigation strategies, Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the assessment of Disaster.

9. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection

10. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.

11. Data Analysis:

a) Tabulation of data

b) Visual representation of data

c) Basic data analysis (Summary Statistics such as mean, median, mode, variance and coefficient of variation) and Interpretation

12. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural  Political, and Legal implications/problems.

Section -B

GENERAL ENGLISH AND TELUGU (SSC Standard)

 English 

a) Comprehension

b) Usage and idioms

c) Vocabulary and punctuation

d) Logical re-arrangement of  sentences

e) Grammar

Telugu

a) Synonyms & Vocabulary

b) Grammar

c) Telugu to English meanings

d) English to Telugu meanings

e) Usage and idiom

What is the SYLLABUS FOR THE MAINS EXAMINATION

Paper - I

GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY

1. Events of national and international importance.

2. Current affairs- international, national and regional.

3. General Science and it applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments in Science & Technology and information Technology.

4. Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphasis on Andhra

 Pradesh.

5. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.

6. Economic development in India since independence with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.

7. Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.

8. Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention and mitigation strategies, Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the assessment of Disaster.

9. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection

10. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.

11. Data Analysis:

a) Tabulation of data

b) Visual representation of data

c) Basic data analysis (Summary Statistics such as mean, median, mode, variance and coefficient of variation) and Interpretation

12. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and Legal implications/problems.

Paper - II

GENERAL ENGLISH AND TELUGU (SSC Standard)

 English

f) Comprehension

g) Usage and idioms

h) Vocabulary and punctuation

i) Logical re-arrangement of

 sentences

j) Grammar

 Telugu

f) Synonyms & Vocabulary

g) Grammar

h) Telugu to English meanings

i) English to Telugu meanings

j) Usage and idiom

What is the SCHEME OF EXAMINATION (PRACTICAL TYPE)

Kindly go through the Notification

 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 be processed 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.

8.1. Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificate

8.2. Declaration by the Un-Employed

8.3. School Study Certificate

8.4. Certificate of Residence

8.5. Medical Certificate for the Blind

8.6. Certificate of Hearing Disability and Hearing Assessment

8.7. Medical Certificate in respect of Orthopedically Handicapped Candidates

8.8. Creamy Layer Certificate

8.9. Local status certificate (if applicable)a) Synonyms & Vocabulary

b) Grammar

c) Telugu to English meanings

d) English to Telugu meanings

e) Usage and idiom

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