APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020: Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Hyderabad is yet to release the official notification for the recruitment of Civil Assistant Surgeon (Specialists) In AP Vaidya Vidhana Parishad. All desirous and eligible applicants can apply online through the official APPSC website psc.ap.gov.in once the Commissions initiates the application process. The Commission conducts an offline screening test if the number of applicants exceeds 25,000 while the main examination is conducted online as per the schedule of the Commission. One must have a post-graduation medical course in degree/diploma in the relevant discipline to apply for APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 recruitment. Read this article to get the complete information about APPSC CAS 2020 recruitment and get all the latest updates here.
Latest: Official Notification of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 is releasing soon at psc.ap.gov.in
APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
All eligible candidates are required to register their bio-data with APPSC through the One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) system on the Commission’s Website viz., psc.ap.gov.in. Thereafter, the online application process can be completed and candidates are issued hall tickets to appear in the exam. The schedule of events related to APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 can be checked from below.
|Important event||Tentative date|
|Start of application process||Oct 2020|
|Issue of Hall ticket||Nov 2020|
|Main examination||Dec 2020|
|Answer Key||Dec 2020|
|Marks List||Feb 2020|
Overview of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
The Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 recruitment is also referred to as the CAS 2020 and sometimes as the APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon recruitment. The exam was last conducted in the year 2017 and candidates for the 2020 exam can check the key aspects of the exam below.
|Name of Exam||Civil Assistant Surgeon (Specialists)|
|Conducting Body||Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Last Conducted in||2017|
|Minimum Eligibility||Post Graduation|
|Key Stages||Offline Screening|
|Exam Fees||Rs 250/- + Rs 120/-|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of exam||Online|
Vacancy Details of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
During the previous iteration of the exam in 2017, APPSC released 129 vacancies in different departments of the AP Vaidya Vidhana Parishad. The tentative vacancy details of APPPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 can be updated with the release of the official notification. Check out the vacancy details from the previous recruitment event below.
Eligibility Criteria For APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
All applicants are required to possess the relevant post-graduation in degree/diploma in the relevant discipline awarded by any University recognized by the Medical Council of India. Besides, they must be an Indian citizen and conform to the age limitations as specified by the Commission in the official notification. Check out the eligibility conditions in full details below.
Candidates must have attained the minimum age of 18 years. However, candidates must not be more than 42 years to apply for APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 recruitment.
The upper age limit is, however, relaxable by a specific range for candidates belonging to special reserved categories as indicated below.
All candidates must have the relevant post-graduation in degree/diploma in the relevant discipline to apply for APPSC CAS 2020 recruitment. Here are the detailed educational qualifications required to apply for the recruitment.
Civil Assistant surgeon in Gynecology
- Post Graduation Medical Course in Degree / Diploma in Gynaecology MS (OBG), or DNB (OBG) / DGO
Civil Assistant surgeon in Anesthesia
- Post Graduation Medical Course in Degree / Diploma in Anaesthesia MD (Anae), or DNB (Anae) / DA
Civil Assistant surgeon in Pediatrics
- Post Graduation Medical Course in Degree / Diploma in Paediatrics MD (Paed), or DNB (Paed) / DCH
Civil Assistant Surgeon in General Medicine
- Post Graduation Medical Course in Degree / Diploma in General Medicine MD (GM), or DNB (GM)
Civil Assistant Surgeon in General Surgery
- Post Graduation Medical Course in Degree / Diploma in General Surgery MS (GS), or DNB (GS)
Civil Assistant Surgeon in Orthopedics
- Post Graduation Medical Course in Degree / Diploma in Orthopaedics MS (Ortho), or DNB (Ortho)/ D. Ortho
Civil Assistant Surgeon in ENT
- Post Graduation Medical Course in Degree / Diploma in ENT MS (ENT), or DNB (ENT) /DLO
Civil Assistant Surgeon in Pathology
- Post Graduation Medical Course in Degree / Diploma in Pathology MD (Path), or DNB (Path) / DCP
Reservation: Reservation to the Local candidates is 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.
Application Process of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
The application process of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 is conducted online as per the schedule of events indicated by the Commission. After ensuring that they meet all the applicable eligibility conditions, candidates must conduct the OTPR process at the APPSC website at first. Thereafter, the online application process can be conducted through the payment of the specified fee. Candidates must note that all these processes must be covered and completed before the last date to ensure that applications are valid and received by the Commission. Similarly, the information furnished must be accurate and candidates must have all the supporting documents/testimonials to produce at the later stage when asked for.
To apply for the APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 recruitment, the following main steps must be completed.
- Go to the official website and click on “Login”
- Click on “New User” to complete the OTPR process and generate the username and password
- Use the OTPR credentials to login to the portal
- Click on “Online Application Submission”
- Now complete the payment process by depositing the applicable fees to generate the payment reference ID.
- Post the payment process, fill-up the online application form for APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 and submit
An application fee, as specified by the Commission is payable by every candidate during the online application process. The fee can be paid through the modes available online at the website and it includes debit/credit card and internet banking. Check out the application fee details below.
|Category||Application Fee||Exam Fee|
|General||Rs 250||Rs 120|
|Household Supply White Card||Rs 250||Exempted|
|Un-employed youth||Rs 250||Exempted|
Exam Pattern Of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
Written Examination consists of three papers Paper I, II and Paper III details for same are given below.
Syllabus Of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
The complete syllabus of the three papers of the APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 recruitment exam is mentioned in the official notification. The first paper is based on General Studies & Mental ability while the two other papers are subject-specific. Check out the details below.
Paper – I
- Events of national and international importance
- Current affairs
- General science
- Social-economic and political history of modern India
- Indian constitution, polity and governance
- Economic development in India
- Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh
- Disaster management
- Sustainable development & environmental protection
- Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation
- Data analysis
- Bifurcation of AP and its administrative, economic, social, cultural, political and legal implications/problems.
Paper – II
Paper – II is based on the subjects of Medical Science, General Medicine and General Science. The main topics included in this paper are as follows.
- Human anatomy
- Human physiology
- General medicines
- General surgery
- Obstetrics and gynecology + Family planning
Paper – III is also subject specific and the main subjects to choose from in the third paper as indicated as follows.
- Obstetrics and gynecology
- General medicine
- General surgery
- General pathology
Preparation Tips For APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
The APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 recruitment exam is by no means an easy feat. The syllabus is vast and there are three papers. Candidates must and secure above average marks to get shortlisted in the final merit list. Here are some useful preparation tips for candidates to follow.
- Start preparations early. In order to cover the syllabus in its entirety, candidates must start preparing well in advance. This will also render enough time to revise during the last two to three weeks before the exam.
- Refer to the syllabus to develop a study plan. The study plan must cover the syllabus before the exam date. Candidates must ensure that they allocate dedicated study hours to each subject/topic in the plan.
- Refer to learning resources such as previous year papers and mock tests. These can be helpful in analyzing the exam pattern and getting acquainted with the exam pattern.
- Solve mock tests to improve time management skills. This can also help to improve the number of good attempts.
- Candidates must ensure that they have short notes made during the study. These can serve as revision materials during the later stages.
Hall Ticket Of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
The Commission releases hall tickets or admit cards in the name of individual applicants after the online application process is over. Candidates are issued the hall tickets through the official website. It can be downloaded through the candidate login provisions on the website. Candidates must note that the hall ticket is an extremely important document that can only be downloaded from the APPSC website as per schedule. It is mandatory to produce the hall ticket at the exam center to gain access inside. Information about the release of the hall ticket is further intimated through the official website as per schedule.
Exam Centres Of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
The Examination will be held at Vijayawada and/or Guntur. 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.
Selection Process Of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
In case of the screening test is conducted as referred above, based on the Merit in the screening test, candidates are shortlisted in the ratio of 50:1 notified post for the main examination in order of General Merit. In the case where no screening test is held, all the eligible applicants would be allowed to appear for the main examination.
If two or more candidates get the 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 the qualifying Degree at the earlier date would be considered. The selection of candidates for appointment to the posts shall be based on the merit in the computer-based examination.
Answer Key Of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
The answer keys of the main exam are released in two stages. At first, the provisional answer keys are released. The candidates are allowed to raise objections against the answer keys. However, this is allowed only for a specified period of time. Once the objection window closes, candidates cannot challenge anymore. The Commission evaluates the objections and the revised answer keys are released in the form of the final answer key.
Results of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020
The results of the APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020 recruitment exam are published through the official website of the Commission only. The results are indicated in the form of a merit list of the shortlisted candidate. If a screening test is held, separate results are released after the test. Shortlisted candidates become eligible to appear in the main exam. The results of the main exam are available right after the exam. Final results are released after the conduct of the final interview.
Disclaimer: Information presented on this page is as per the previous iteration of the exam. Check out this page for more recent updates with the release of the official notice of APPSC Civil Assistant Surgeon 2020.
The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission is the state level public service commission in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The Commission conducts various other recruitment events for different state government departments besides the Civil Services in the state. It acts as an advisory body to the state government besides performing the functions as the apex recruiter.
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