AP Grama Sachivalayam Village Sericulture Assistant Recruitment 2019: Government Of Andhra Pradesh, Department Of Sericulture, Amaravati vide notification no. /2019, dt: .07.2019 is having Village Sericulture Assistants (General Recruitment) in Andhra Pradesh Grama / Ward Sachivalayam Recruitment 2019. Pay scale of this post is Rs14,600-Rs.44,870. Rs 15,000 pm is paid as consolidated pay in first two years of probation. Here is all you need to know about AP Grama Sachivalayam Village Sericulture Assistant Recruitment 2019 including vacancies, eligibility criteria, age, qualification, syllabus.
AP Grama Sachivalayam Village Sericulture Assistant Recruitment 2019
Government jobs in Andhra Pradesh are sought after by several candidates. Those who are eligible for this one can apply online at gramasachivalayam.ap.gov.in, then download hall ticket, check answer key after exam, and know results.
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Must have passed Intermediate Vocational Course in Sericulture / B.Sc. with Sericulture / M.Sc., Sericulture
No person shall be eligible for direct recruitment if he/she is less than 18 years of age and if he / she is more than 42 years of age as on 01.07.2019 as per G.O.Ms.No.132,GA (Ser-A) Dept., dated:15.10.2018. Candidates should not be born earlier than 02.07.1977 and not later than 01.07.2001.
Age Relaxation is applicable to the categories as detailed below:
|SC/ST and BCs||5 years|
|Physically Handicapped||10 years|
|Ex. Service men||Shall be allowed to deduct from his/her age a period of 3 years in addition to the length of service rendered by him/her in the armed forces/NCC.|
|N.C.C (who have worked as instructor in NCC)||Same as above|
|A.P State Government Employees (Employees of APSEB, APSRTC, Corporations, Municipalities etc., are not eligible)||Upto a maximum 5 years based on the length of regular service|
|Retrenched temporary employees in the state Census department with a minimum service of 6 months||3 years|
|Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands who are not remarried and belonging to SC/ST category covered under 12 (b) (iii) of AP state and Subordinate Service Rules, 1996 with reference to posts of Junior Assistants or less||Upper age limit is 48 years|
|Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands who are not remarried and not belonging to SC/ST category covered under 12 (b) (iii) of AP state and Subordinate Service Rules, 1996 with reference to posts of Junior Assistants or less||Upper age limit is 43 years|
AP Grama Sachivalayam Village Sericulture Assistant Exam Pattern 2019
|Written examination (Objective Type)||No. of Qs||Duration in minutes||Max Marks|
|Part-A General Studies and mental ability||50||50||50|
Marking scheme: For each correct answer 1 mark will be awarded and each wrong answer will carry 0.25 negative mark.
AP Grama Sachivalayam Village Sericulture Assistant Syllabus 2019
GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY
- General Mental ability and reasoning.
- Quantitative aptitude including data interpretation.
- General English.
- Current affairs of regional, national and International importance.
- General Science and its applications to the day to day life, Contemporary development in science and Technology and information Technology.
- History & Culture of India with specific focus on AP.
- Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, 73/74th Amendments, public policy, reforms ad centre – state relations with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
- Society, Social justice, rights issues.
- Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
- Key welfare & development schemes of Government of Andhra Pradesh
History of Sericulture – Introduction, History, Silk Road
Morphology and Taxonomy of Mulberry- Introduction, Distribution of Mulberry , Mulberry varieties (G4), systematic position, morphology and Taxonomy of mulberry.
Non-mulberry food plants: Tasar, Eri, and Muga
Soils and Preparation of Land- Introduction, types of soils and properties, Suitable soils for Mulberry, soil PH and reclamation, selection of land, land preparation, soil erosion, Soil texture ,Soil humus, soil moisture and conservation methods. Mechanization in mulberry cultivation.
Mulberry planting methods: Introduction – Introduction, selection of mulberry varieties,
Planting (Tree plantation) methods,sexual and asexual propagation.
Mulberry Cultivation: Introduction, Cultural Practices, garden implements, weeds and intercultivation, pruning and training, importance of water shed, methods of irrigation, detailed study of Drip irrigation.
Manures & Fertilizers – Introduction, organic manures, types of fertilizers, application methods and schedules, Detailed study of Vermi- compost.
Nutritive values of Mulberry leaf – Introduction, Bye products of Mulberry, Medicinal and other use of mulberry, Contents of mulberry leaf.
Non- Mulberry SilkWorms – Introduction, Distribution, salient features of non-mulberry silkworms.
Rearing House – Introduction, Site selection and types of rearing houses.
Rearing Equipment – Introduction, Equipment and uses, Mechanization for large scale Sericulture.
Preparation for Rearing – Introduction, cleaning, preparation for disinfection disinfectants and disinfection methods, maintenance of hygienic conditions during rearing and record maintenance. Environmental Conditions and Management – Introduction, Temperature, humidity, air light, Management of environmental conditions and various devices used.
Economics of Silkworm rearing – Introduction, equipment required for 300 DFL’s shoo rearing and its economics, Economics of (CRC)Chawki Rearing Centres. By products o silkworm rearing and their utilization.
Entrepreneurship Development (EDP):Introduction, Scope for Self employment in Sericulture and Govt. Schemes for financial assistance. EDP in Sericulture: Introduction, EDP in Mulberry Nursery, CRC’S, Grainage and Silk reeling and few success stories in sericulture.
Hatching and Brushing – Introduction, incubation of eggs, blue egg and black boxing, hatching and hatching percentage, methods of brushing, Methods of leaf harvesting, transportation and preservation
Chawki Rearing – Introduction, Chawki rearing methods, quality of mulberry leaf,leaf selection feeding schedules, bed cleaning, spacing, moulting, Artificial diet. Late age Rearing – Introduction, late age rearing methods (shoot rearing), quality of mulberry leaf leaf selection, feeding schedules, bed cleaning, spacing and moulting.
Spinning and Mounting – Introduction,ripening of worms, process of spinning, mounting, types of mountages, environmental conditions, care during mounting, cocoon harvesting transport. Bye products of Rearing and value addition
Effective Rate of Rearing ( E.R.R.) – Introduction, calculation of E.R.R. by weight, calculation o E.R.R. by number, calculation of L.C.R.(Leaf Cocoon Ratio) Bivoltine Rearing Technology– Introduction, Modern concepts, bivoltine breeds/hybrids, rearing aspects and advantages of bivoltine Rearing.
Silkworm Anatomy – Introduction,Silk glands, digestive system, reproductive system of moths
Silkworm Diseases and Pest management –Introduction, protozoan, bacterial, viral, and fungal diseases and management. Major and minor pests and management. Integrated Disease and Pest Management (IDPM)
Seri Bio-Technology– Introduction,Basics of Plant and Silkworm Bio-Technology Importance of breeding in Mulberry and Silkworm, Tissue culture. Sericulture Reasearch and Development Institutes in India.
Cytology and anatomy of mulberry – Introduction,Structure of cell, cell organelles Mitosis and meiosis Cell division, Genetics, Mendal Laws, Anatomy of leaf, stem and root
Farm Management- Introduction,Mulberry farming, raising saplings in nursery bed, Integrated weed management, labour management, farm records.
Mulberry Diseases – Introduction, Fungal, Bacterial, Viral diseases and Nutrient deficiency disease and its control and remedial measures
Mulberry Pests – Introduction, Lepidopteron pests, Jassids, Thrips, Mites, Beetles, Integrated Disease and Pest Management (IDPM)
Estimation of Leaf Yield – Introduction, methods of estimation in various plant spacing systems.
Raising and maintenance of chawki garden-Introduction, importance and package of practices.
Economics of Mulberry cultivation – Introduction, Economics of Nursery, Rain-fed cultivation, irrigated cultivation, vermi-compost , Economics of 1 acre irrigated and rain-fed Mulberry
Systematic Position of Bombyx mori – Introduction, Systematic position and classification, type of Silkworms.
Morphology and life cycle of Bombyx mori– Introduction, study of life stages and cycle, se differences in larva, pupa and moth, metamorphosis.
Parental Races – Introduction, Distribution, seed organization, races, Voltinism, moultinism breeds/hybrids in current use.
Grainage Equipment – Introduction, Prerequisite of Grainage, Grainage model building, equipmen and uses, disinfection, grainage registers /records.
Grainage Operations – Introduction, selection of seed races, procurement, transportation and preservation of seed cocoons, synchronization, moth emergence, sex separation,coupling and decoupling,ovi position.
Seed Production – Introduction,preparation of layings, Sheet eggs, loose eggs, mother moth examination, Surface sterilization, assessment of layingsand incubation of eggs.
Acid treatment and hibernation schedules – Introduction, types of eggs, physical and chemical stimulants, types of acid treatment and hibernation schedules of eggs.
Seed Economics – Introduction, economics for 10 lakhs seed capacity
Silk Reeling Industry – Introduction,importance of reeling industry, scope and limitations.
Cocoon Quality andCocoon Sorting – Introduction, physical and commercial characters properties of silk, Principles for assessment, Tactile and Numerical Tests, Good cocoons, Defectiv cocoons, model problems, model problems.
Cocoon Marketing – Introduction,Rules and Acts, Price Fixation, model problems .
Cocoon Stifling – Introduction,Stifling methods, storage of cocoons, ushnakoti, sorting of cocoons de flossing, Riddling, mixing.
Cocoon cooking and Brushing – Introduction, Reeling water, cooking and methods of cooking Brushing and methods of Brushing
Reeling-Introduction, Reeling apparatus and Machines,Reeling water, re-reeling , Sil Examination, Lacing and skeining, making of skeins , book making and baling, Spun silk makin and Non-mulberry cocoon reeling.
Raw Silk Testing– Introduction, Testing Methods, Parameters, Standard Testing appliances Conditioning of Raw silk, classification of Raw silk.
Reeling economics- Introduction, Economics of Charaka, cottage basin and multi-end reelin machines, reeling records and uses.
Silk Dyeing – Introduction, Types of Dyes, Degumming, methods of dyeing. Bye products of Reeling
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