Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has issued the notification for the recruitment of Lecturers to the post of Lecturers in Government Degree Colleges in A.P. Collegiate Education Service. The eligible and suitable candidates can apply through online application mode from 2017. The information regarding age limit, educational qualification, no of posts, selection process, how to apply, application fee, and other required details of APPSC Lecturer Recruitment 2017 is provided below.

Latest: The selection list of commerce subject has been released, check on “Result” page given below.

APPSC Lecturer Recruitment 2017

Event Dates
Online Application Starts from 29 Dec 2016
Last date for submission of Application Form 28 Jan 2017 07 Feb 2017
Availability of Admit card 23 May 2017
Screening Test in Off-Line Mode communicated through Commission’s Website.
Date of Main Examination in On-Line Mode 06 Jun 2017 FN & AN
Date of Paper-II (General Studies) for Lecturers 06 Jun 2017 FN
Date of Paper-II (Other Subjects) for Lecturers 06, 07 & 08 Jun 2017

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Total No. of Posts: 504 posts

Vacancy Details:

  • English- 58
  • Telugu- 22
  • Hindi- 7
  • Urdu- 6
  • Oriya- 1
  • Commerce- 50
  • Economics- 17
  • History- 22
  • Political Science- 29
  • Mathematics- 38
  • Physics- 39
  • Chemistry- 40
  • Botany- 28
  • Zoology- 25
  • Statistics- 06
  • Bio-Technology- 03
  • Micro-Biology- 05
  • Computer Applications- 25
  • Computer Science- 81
  • Geology- 02

Category wise vacancies

Age Limit: Candidate’s age must be a minimum of 18 years and a maximum of 42 years as on 01/07/2016 for applying APPSC Lecture recruitment.

Selection Process: The candidates will be selected through a screening test/main examination, a computer-based test, a mock test, a written examination and a verification/interview.

APPSC Lecturer Recruitment Application Form 2017

Interested & eligible candidates can fill the application form as per the schedule given above & should read the eligibility criteria before applying for the position. Candidates, kindly use the direct link provided below to apply for the eligible post.

Note: Edit Application is permitted up to 15 Feb 2017. No changes in application will be allowed later.

The Candidate after satisfying himself/ herself about the eligibility criteria for the notification shall pay fee through corresponding notification Online Payment Form.

Application Fee

Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- towards application processing fee and Rs 120/- towards Examination Fee.

The following categories of candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee of Rs.120/- only.

  • SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men.
  • Families having Household Supply White Card issued by Civil Supplies Department, A.P. Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)
  • Un-employed youth in the age group of 18 to 42 years 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.
  • 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.

Mode of Payment

The Fee mentioned in the above paragraph is to be paid through Payment Gateway or Net Banking/ Credit card /Debit Card. The list of Banks providing service for the purpose of online remittance of Fee will available on the website.

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.

IPOs / Demand Drafts are not accepted

How to Apply

  • Applicants must logon to official website OR use the direct link given above.
  • Click on the link named APPSC Lecturer Recruitment.
  • Fill the application form and pay the application fee.
  • After successful submission take a printout of application.

Detailed procedure for On-Line submission of application – Check Here

Educational Qualification

Applicants must possess the qualifications from a recognized University as detailed below or equivalent thereto, subject to various specifications in the relevant service rules and as per the indent received from the Department as on the date of notification.

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.

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.

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.

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.

“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)

Selection Process

In case screening test is conducted, based on the Merit in screening test, candidates will be 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 would be allowed to appear for the main examination.

The selection of candidates for Appointment to the posts will be made in two stages:

  • Written Examination (Objective Type)
  • Oral Test in the shape of Interview only for those qualified as per Rules.

The final selection of candidates for Appoinntment to the posts will be based on the Merit in the computer based examination and Oral test (Interview) marks put together to be held as per the Scheme of examination.

Only those candidates who qualify in the written examination by being ranked high will be called for interview in 1:2 ratio. 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 will be selected and allotted to Service/ Department as per their rank in the merit list and as per Zonal / Post preference opted by the applicant at the time of making application to the post online

Mere securing of minimum qualifying marks does not confer any right to the candidate for being considered to the selection.

Appearance in all the papers and also for interview in case called upon, if qualified, is compulsory. Absence in any of the tests will automatically render the disqualification of the candidature.

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 free from any bodily defect or infirmity.

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