Wednesday, 19 July 2017

APPSC Group-2 Mains Answer key 2017

APPSC conducted Group-2 Main examination on 15th and 16th July,2017.

Paper-1 : Download

Paper-2 : Download

Paper-3 : Download


The total number of candidates registered and appeared for Group-2 Main examination district wise attendance percentage please check here 



Monday, 24 April 2017

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Group-3 Answer key 2017

The APPSC Conducted examination for the post of AP Panchayat secretary Group-3 on 23rd April,2017.The total number of vacancies are 1055.

Total number of candidates applied for the post  :  5,66,215

Total number of candidates attended the examination on 23rd April,2017    -  3,67,341

Total percentage of candidates attended the examination on 23rd April,2017   - 64.87 %

Click here to download the APPSC Key : Answer key


Click here to download the Question paper for SET-A :   Question paper



Thursday, 13 April 2017

APPSC Group-2 2017 Prelims Results

APPSC Group-2 2017 prelims qualified candidates list -

Cut-Off Marks :

Minimum : 74.49

Maximum : 129.59

Total no.of qualified candidates : 49,100

Please click the link - Download results

Monday, 23 January 2017

APPSC Recruitment 2017 : Hostel Welfare Officers GR-II in A.P B.C Welfare Subordinate Services

APPSC Hostel Welfare Officers GR-II ( Male & Female ) in A.P  B.C Welfare Subordinate Services ( Notification No. 37/2016 )

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission conducting examination for the post of Hostel welfare officers Grade-II  Male and Female in A.P  B.C welfare subordinate services.Candidate who wants to apply for this post initially they have to register their bio-data details through One Time Profile Registration ( OTPR ). After OTPR registration,using OTPR user ID they can apply on the website www.psc.ap.gov.in




Total No.of Posts  :  100



Screening test date :  11/06/2017 FN   ( Off-Line mode )

Main exam date :   21/09/2017 FN & AN ( On-Line mode )

Age Limit :

  • Minimum Age Limit : 18
  • Maximum Age Limit : 42
  • SC/ST & BC candidates age relaxation : 5 years
  • PH candidates age relaxation : 10 years

Salary :   Rs. 24,400 - 71,510

Qualification :  Graduation with B.Ed

Application Fee : 

  • Application processing fee :  Rs. 250
  • Examination fee  :  Rs. 80
  • For SC,ST,BC,PH,Ex-Service Men,Families having household supply white card,unemployed youth in the age group of 18 to 42 years as per G.O.Ms.No.439 are exempted from the examination fee.

APPSC Hostel Welfare Officers examination pattern :

The written examination will be objective type. There is negative marking for each wrong answer i.e 1/3 rd as per G.O.Ms.No.235 Finance ( HR-I,Plg & Policy )



APPSC Hostel Welfare Officers examination syllabus :-

Screening Test Syllabus :

  • Section - I  :   No.of Questions - 75


1. History, Economics, Civics and Geography.
2. Physical Science.
3. Natural Science.
4. Current Affairs.
5. Reasoning and Analytical Ability.
6. Disaster Management.
7. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
8. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
9. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative,
Economic,Social, Cultural, Political, and legal
implications/problems, Including
a). Loss of capital city, challenges in building new capital
and it’s financial implications.
b). Division and rebuilding of common Institutions.
c). Division of employees, their relocation and nativity issues.
d). Effect of bifurcation on commerce and entrepreneurs.
e). Implications to financial resources of state government.
f). Task of post-bifurcation infrastructure development and
opportunities for investments.
g). socioeconomic, cultural and demographic impact of bifurcation.
h). Impact of bifurcation on river water sharing and consequential
issues.
i). AP REORGANISATION ACT, 2014 on AP and the arbitrariness of certain provisions.

  • Section - II :   No.of Questions - 75

1. Programs of State Government for the welfare and Economic Development of SC/ST’s.
2. Nature of the Indian Constitution – Constitutional Development – Salient features of Indian Constitution – Preamble – Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy and their relationship - Fundamental Duties, Distinctive features - Unitary and Federal.
3. Structure and functions of Indian Government- Legislative, Executive and Judiciary-Types of Legislatures- Unicameral, Bicameral- Executive – Parliamentary, Judiciary-Judicial Review, Judicial Activism.
4. Distribution of Legislative and Executive Powers between the Union and the States;
Legislative, Administrative and Financial relations between the Union and the States–Powers and the Functions of Constitutional Bodies- UPSC, State Public Service Commissions, CAG and Finance Commission.
5. Constitutional provisions for the up-liftment of SC/ST. Welfare Mechanisms in Indiaprovisions
for Scheduled Castes, Tribes & Minorities, Reservations for SCs, STs and Backward classes – Prevention of SCs and STs Atrocities Act- National & State SCs,STs & BCs Commissions, Women’s Commission, National and State Minorities Commissions– Human Rights Commission – RTI- Lokpal & Lok Ayukt
6. Legislative Acts for eradication of Social evils and practices


Main examination syllabus :

  • Paper - I :  General studies and Mental ability
1. History, Economics, Civics and Geography.
2. Physical Science.
3. Natural Science.
4. Current Affairs.
5. Reasoning and Analytical Ability.
6. Disaster Management.
7. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
8. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
9. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative,
Economic,Social, Cultural, Political, and legal
implications/problems, Including
a). Loss of capital city, challenges in building new capital
and it’s financial implications.
b). Division and rebuilding of common Institutions.
c). Division of employees, their relocation and nativity issues.
d). Effect of bifurcation on commerce and entrepreneurs.
e). Implications to financial resources of state government.
f). Task of post-bifurcation infrastructure development and
opportunities for investments.
g). socioeconomic, cultural and demographic impact of bifurcation.
h). Impact of bifurcation on river water sharing and consequential
issues.
i). AP REORGANISATION ACT, 2014 on AP and the arbitrariness of certain
provisions.


  • Paper - II :  Subject

Foundation of Education :


i) Nature and Scope of Philosophical and Sociological Foundations of Education.
ii) Idealism; Naturalism; Pragmatism; Realism; Existentialism;
iii) Gandhi; Tagore; Aurobindo; Vivekananda; Jiddu Krishna Murthy;
iv) Socialization and Education; Social change and Education; Culture and Education;
Modernization and Education; Equality of Educational opportunities; Education of
Weaker Sections.

Educational Psychology :


I. INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY.
Relationship between Educational Psychology,Nature and Scope of Educational Psychology,Methods of Educational Psychology
2. Growth and Development.
Principles of Growth and Development.Stages of Development-Infancy, Childhood, Adolescence and aspects of development - Physical, Mental, Social and Emotional and its Educational implications to classroom teaching and education.


3. Learning.
Nature of Learning, Theories of Learning(Behavioral, Cognitive and Social) and its
Relevance to classroom teaching, learning and Motivation; Various methods of motivation (intrinsic and extrinsic) and its applications for classroom teaching.
4. Individual difference and its assessment.
Meaning and significance of the study of individual differences. Inter and intra Individual difference and its assessment.Concept of Personality and its assessment (Projective and Non-Projective methods).Understanding and helping learners with special needs – poor achievers,under achievers, low-level of intellectual functioning; giftedness and reativity.Need and significance of guidance and counseling in schools.
5. Statistics
Statistics-Concept and its need for understanding behaviour of learners and teachers.
Measures of Central tendency.Measures of Variability.Correlation and various methods of computing correlation.

Trends in Education :


1. Universalization of Education- Significance, constitutional guarantee, problems involved in implementing. Quality of Primary Education-Minimum level of Learning Approach.
2. Wastage and stagnation in Education-Meaning, causes, problems and remedial 
measures.
3. Adult Education and Functional literacy-Meaning, scope, problems involved and strategies for remedial action.
4. Non-Formal Education- contemporary significance, problems, methodology,motivational aspect and implementation.
5. School and Community Relationships-need and importance, ways of bringing their together, making use of community resources persons, some practical strategies to
facilitate appropriate relationships.
6. Medium of instruction-Problem, Language in India, three language formula, its implications and difficulties in implementing the formule.
7. Family life and population Education-the problem, objectives at Secondary level creating awareness, difficulties in implementing, strategies to spread right type of family life and population education.
8. Moral Education- meaning and scope, approaches to Moral Education, Difference between Moral and Religious Education, Practical Work.
9. National and Emotional integration- meaning, nature, problems, implementation celebrating national days and role of schools and teachers.
10. International understanding-education for peace, disarmament and co- existence,
meaning, nature, significance, developing a broader perspective in the mind students.
11. Education of the socially and culturally disadvantaged- meaning-Significance
problems, equality of opportunity and strategies to implement meaningful programme.
12. Lifelong Education-meaning, need and scope, approach and role of teachers.
13. Teacher Education-pre-service and in-service-Professional Organisations teachers.
14. Vocational Education and Vocationalisation of Education.
15. Common Entrance Examinations and Centralised admissions into the basic courses in
Andhra Pradesh.
16. Recommendations of various Education Commissions and Committees.

Download Notification :  

The candidates can check the details regarding syllabus,district wise vacancies by downloading the APPSC Hostel welfare officer notification.Click here to download


Saturday, 14 January 2017

APPSC Notification 2017 : Agriculture Officers in A.P Director of Agriculture

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) conducting examination for the post of Agriculture Officer in A.P. Director of Agriculture.Before apply for the post,the candidates have to register the bio-data details through One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) on the website www.psc.ap.gov.in






Age Limit : 

  • Minimum Age Limit : 18
  • Maximum Age Limit : 42
  • SC/ST & BC candidates age relaxation : 5 years
  • PH candidates age relaxation : 10 years


Total No. of Posts : 30

Salary : Rs. 35,120 - 87,130 

Screening test date :  Off-Line mode ,the date of screening test will be communicated shortly.


Main exam date : 04/04/2017 ( On-Line mode )  FN & AN


Qualification : Must possess a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture of a recognized University in the State or any other University recognized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research.


Hall Ticket/Admit Card : HALL TICKETS can be downloaded 7 days before examination date from the website www.psc.ap.gov.in


Download Notification : Click here to download

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

APPSC Notification 2017 : Lecturers in Government Degree Colleges


APPSC Notification : Lecturers in Government Degree Colleges in A.P Collegiate Education Service ( Notification No : 26/2016, Dt.27/12/2016 )

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission ( APPSC ) conducting examination for the post of Degree lecturers in Goverment degree colleges of Andhra Pradesh. The last date to apply online is 28th Jan,2017.The screening test date will be Off-Line mode , the date of screening test examination will be announced shortly. The main examination ( subject paper ) will be on 6th June,2017. The total number of posts in current recruitment is 504.


1.Payment and Application Start Date : 29/12/2016

2.Payment and Application End Date :  28/01/2017


3.Total No. of Posts : 504


4.Age Limit : 18-42


5.Salary : Rs. 15,600 - 39,100 ( Revised UGC Scales of 2006 )


6.Screening test date :  Off-Line mode ,the date of screening test will be communicated shortly.

7.Main exam date : 06/06/2017 ( On-Line mode )The examination of paper - II for Lecturers in Computer Application (post code No. 18) on 06/06/2017 AN and paper - II for Lecturers in Computer Science (Computer Science) on 07/06/2017 FN.

8.Qualification :


 i) Good academic record with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent Grade of B in the 7 point scale with letter grades O, A, B, C, D, E & F at the Masters Degree level, in the relevant subject, obtained from the Universities recognized in India. 


ii) Should have passed National Eligibility Test (NET) for lecturers conducted by UGC, CSIR or similar tests accredited by the UGC or SLET conducted by the Osmania University in terms of G.O. Ms. No. 19, Higher Education (CE-1-I), Dept., Dt. 24/02/2011 and by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam in terms of G.O.Ms. No.47, Higher Education (CE-1)Dept., dt.02/12/2015.


 N.B.:1. A relaxation of 5% marks may be provided, from (55% to 50% of marks) at the Master’s Level for the SC/ST/PH category.


 2. A relaxation of 5% marks may be provided, (from 55% to 50% of marks) to the Ph.D., Degree holders who have passed their Master’s Degree prior to 19.09.1991. 


3.NET/SLET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Lecturers in Government Degree Colleges”.  

           

         Provided, however, that candidates who are or have been awarded Ph.D degree in compliance of the University Grants Commission (minimum standards and procedure for award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009 shall be exempted from the requirements of the minimum eligibility condition of NET / SLET for recruitments and appointment of Lecturers in Government Degree Colleges. (As per G.O. Ms. No. 47 Higher Education (CE.I-1) Department., dt.14/05/2007 read with G.O. Ms. No. 128, Higher Education(CE-I-1) Dept., dt.24/08/2010)


9.Total No. of Posts : 504




Sr.No
Name of the Subject
Z-1
Z-2
Z-3
Z-4
Total Vacancies
1
English
11
16
10
21
58
2
Telugu
5
7
2
8
22
3
Hindi
 -
 2
2
3
7
4
Urdu
-
 -
1
5
6
5
Oriya
1
-
-
-
1
6
Commerce
9
16
5
20
50
7
Economics
2
6
4
5
17
8
History
5
8
2
7
22
9
Political Science
5
7
7
10
29
10
Mathematics
7
12
6
13
38
11
Physics
6
15
4
14
39
12
Chemistry
6
12
5
17
40
13
Botany
4
8
6
10
28
14
Zoology
5
6
5
9
25
15
Statistics
-
2
1
3
6
16
Bio-Technology
1
1
-
1
3
17
Micro-Biology
-
-
2
3
5
18
Computer Applications
5
4
1
15
25
19
Computer Science
11
23
23
24
81
20
Geology
-
1
-
1
2

                                               
                                                                  

Download Notification : Click here to download




Hall Ticket/Admit Card : Can be downloaded 7 days before the examination date.



How to apply : All the candidates who has eligibility criteria can apply online at www.psc.ap.gov.in
 

Friday, 6 January 2017