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Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission had issued notification of APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017 in A.P Director of Agriculture & A.P B.C Welfare Subordinate Services. Candidates who were eligible and read all the instruction carefully could fill their Application Form. Candidates who are interested get selected on the basis of Marks obtained in Written Examination. Candidates who participated in the APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017 can check all the details like Application process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern etc through this page below.

Latest: Supplementary Result notification for Agriculture Officer has been released, click here to check it from the link given below.

APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017

Important Dates

Activity Agriculture Officer Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II
Online Application available from 31 Dec 2016 31 Dec 2016
Last date for submission of Application Form 30 Jan 2017 30 Jan 2017
Hall ticket available from 7 day before the exam 30 May 2017
Screening Test As per hall ticket 11 Jun 2017
Main Exam 08 Apr 2017 21 Sep 2017

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Vacancy Details

Total No. of Vacancies – 130

  • Agriculture Officers in A.P Director of Agriculture – 30
  • Hostel Welfare Officers, Gr-II (Male) in A.P B.C Welfare Subordinate Services – 51
  • Hostel Welfare Officers, Gr-II (Female) in A.P B.C Welfare Subordinate Services – 49

Age Limit (as on 01.07.2016) – Between 18 years to 42 years

Educational Qualification – Bachelor of Science / Graduation with B.Ed.

Selection Process – The selection of candidates for Appointment to the posts shall be based on the merit in the Computer Based Examination.

Application Fee is Rs. 250/-.

APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017 Application Form

Application Form for APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017 was available online. Candidates are requested to read all the instruction carefully. The direct link to fill the Application form is given below.

Application Process is over now

Apply Online here

Application Fee

Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty Only) towards application processing fee

Examination Fee

  • Rs 120/- (Rupees One Hundred and Twenty only) towards Examination Fee for Agriculture Officer.
  • Rs 80/- (Rupees Eighty only) towards Examination Fee for Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II.

How to Apply?

I STEP: The applicant had to fill the OTPR application to obtain ID Number. While filling the same, the candidates had to ensure that there are no mistakes in it. The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes, if any, made by the candidates. (If candidates already have OTPR ID number then can proceed through STEP-II.)

II STEP: The applicant had to fill and submit Application and Click on the Link with Notification Number and Name, OTPR ID Number and Date of Birth to proceed further.

Applicant had to verify the details as obtained from OTPR database displayed on the screen. If any details are to be changed, applicant should go back to the website and use the Modify OTPR link. In addition to the details obtained from OTPR database, Notification specific details such as Examination City opted, eligibility and accepting declarations etc. were to be filled by the applicant. (Preview and Edit facility is available to make changes) and SUBMIT the application form. An Application Fee ID is generated and sent through the SMS/email after successful submission of application form, which was to be used for payment of Fee.

III STEP:- Once the Application Fee ID is generated, select the payment of Fee option for paying through either Net banking / Credit Card / Debit Card.

IV STEP:-After payment of fee, the PDF Application was generated which contains the particulars furnished by the applicant. The Application Fee ID No in the PDF Application form has to be quoted for future reference/correspondence.

  • Applicant note that, the details available with OTPR database at the time of submitting the application is considered for the purpose of this notification. If, any changes are made by the applicant to OTPR database at a later date the were not considered for the purpose of this Notification.
  • Hand written/ Typed/ Photostat copies/ outside printed Application Form was not be accepted and liable for rejection
  • For any Technical problems relating to Online submission and downloading of Hall Tickets please contact 040- 29802633 (Call Time: 10.30 A.M to 1.00 P.M && 1.30 P.M to 5.00 P.M) or mail to [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria

For Agriculture Officers in A.P Director of Agriculture

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

For Hostel Welfare Officers, Gr-II (Male & Female) in A.P B.C Welfare Subordinate Services.

  • Graduation with B.Ed., or equivalent of any University of India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act, or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission.

Reservation

Reservation to the Local candidates was applicable as provided in the Rules and as amended from time to time as in force on the date of notification. The candidates claiming reservation as Local candidates should obtain the required Study Certificate(s) (from IV Class to X Class or SSC) OR Residence Certificate in the proforma prescribed for those candidates who have not studied in any Educational Institutions as the case may be. The relevant certificates with authorized signature shall be produced as and when required.

APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017 Admit Card

The Commission published admit card on its website. Candidates were able to download the admit card from official website or through the direct link given below.

APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017: Main Exam Admit Card for Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II – Click here.

Exam Pattern

For Agriculture Officer

Written Examination
(Objective Type)
(Degree Standard)
No. of Questions Max Marks Duration (Minutes)
Paper I : General Studies and Mental Ability 150 150 150
Paper II : Agriculture (Degree Level) 150 300 150
Total Marks 450

For Welfare Officers Grade II

Written Examination
(Objective Type)
No. of Questions Max Marks Duration (Minutes)
Screening Test 150 150 150
Negative marks: As 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.
Main Examination No. of Questions Max Marks Duration (Minutes)
Paper-1 : General Studies and
Mental Ability
150 150 150
Paper-2 SUBJECT 150 150 150

Exam Centres

For Agriculture Officers

The Examination will be held at VIJAYAWADA or GUNTUR only. However the Commission reserves the right to allot the applicant to any centre or duly creating a new centre for administrative reasons of examination depending on the availability of the resources like centres / systems.

For Hostel Welfare Officers

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. (refer Presidential Order 1975 in this regard).

APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017 Answer Key

The Commission published on its website, the key, after conduct of the examination. Any objections with regard to the key and any other matter are to be filed within dates provided by the Commission after the publication of the key on the website of the Commission.

APPSC Hostel Welfare Officer, Grade-II (Male & Female) in A.P.B.C Notification No 37/2016 : Main Exam Answer Key –NEW

Note : Objections would be accepted in written mode only in the format specified above till 04/10/2017. Late objections would not be accepted. The Commission is not responsible for the postal delay.

APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017 : Screening Test Answer key for Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II

APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017 Result

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has released the result for APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017. The direct link to check result is given below.

Screening Test Result of Hoster Welfare Officers Grade II

Main Written Exam Result of Agriculture Officer

APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017 Selection Process

In case screening test is conducted as referred above, based on the Merit in screening test, candidates are picked up in the ratio of 50 per one notified post for the main examination in order of General Merit. In case where no screening test is held, all the eligible applicants are allowed to appear for the main examination.

The Selection of Candidates for Appointment to the Poss is based on the merit in the Computer Based Examination, to be held as per the exam pattern as mention above.

The minimum qualifying marks in the examination for consideration of a candidate to the selection process in case of OC category is 40%, BC category is 35% and for SC, ST and PH categories is 30% or as per the relevant rules. The minimum qualifying mark is relaxable in the case of SC/ST/BC/PH at the discretion of the Commission.

The candidates are selected and allotted to Service/ Department as per their rank in the merit list and as per Zone / Post preference opted by the applicant at the time of making application to the post online.

For more details about APPSC Agriculture Officer & Hostel Welfare Officers Grade II 2017 candidates refer to the Advertisement which is attach above in Quick Links section.

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