APPSC Departmental Test Notification May-2016 Session
Applications are invited ON­LINE for Departmental Tests May, 2016 Session to be held from 09.06.2016 to 14.06.2016.
Applicants primarily shall register the One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) through the Commission  Website  viz., .  from  05.05.2016.    Once  applicant  registers his/her particulars, a User ID is generated and sent to his/her registered mobile  number and email ID. Applicants need to apply for the Tests using the OTPR User ID through Commission’s website.
The application will be available on Commission’s website ( ) from 11.05.2016. The last date for submission of online application is 24.05.2016, upto 5PM and the payment of fees shall be accepted till 11:55 PM of 24.05.2016. Hand written / Typed /Photostat copies/Printed Application Form will not be entertained either directly or by post Office or in person. The terms and conditions are detailed hereunder following Departmental Tests Rules, 1965 and subsequent amendments to these Rules from time to time.
(a)All the Tests, except Language and Survey Tests will be in Objective Type in terms of G.O.Ms.No.602, G.A. (Ser.C) Department, dated.01.11.2011.
(b) The Language Test papers (P.C.Nos.5,6,7,19,28,37,49,67,36,58,74) and Survey & Settlement  papers  (P.C.Nos.69,87,109,110,111,112,116,117,118,,119,120,121,122,133,  134 and 135) will be of conventional mode.
(c) The  Commission  is  introducing  Computer  Based  Test  from  this  session.    All  the objective type papers will be held on Computer system.  Instructions regarding this Computer Based Test are detailed in the Instructions Manual at Annexure – I.
(d) The candidates appearing for Objective Type papers will be facilitated to appear for MockTest to acquaint with the Computer Based Test  being introduced from this Session.
(e) The candidates appearing for Conventional Papers (Descriptive Exams) will be supplied with OMR sheet attached Answer Books to be answered with Blue or Black Pen.
Examination ModeDuration of the
Time of the Examination
Fore NoonAfter Noon
Objective Type Papers2 Hours (120 Minutes)9.00 AM ­ 11.00 AM2.00 PM ­ 4.00 PM
Conventional Type Papers3 Hours (180 Minutes) (Except PC.No.05, which is 2 hrs.)9.00 AM – 12.00 Noon2.00 PM – 5.00 PM
(For P.C No. 5
2.00PM – 4.00 PM)
The detailed time table is appended at Annexure­II.
A candidate desirous to appear for more than one Test may apply for the Tests to the extent the Time­table at Annexure­II permits.
The list of books allowed for each Test along with syllabus is available on Commission’s Website.
(i)   The Departmental Tests, including Divisional Test and Departmental Test for A.P Works Accounts Service will be conducted at all the 13 District Head Quarters and Hyderabad, except Departmental Test for Staff of APPSC, which will be held at Hyderabad only.
(ii)  The candidates shall  be admitted at the respective  District  Centre  only,  where  the candidate is presently working as mentioned in the application.
(i)The employees of Government of Andhra Pradesh are eligible to apply for the Tests that are prescribed in their respective Departmental Service Rules.
(ii)The Secretariat employees are allowed to appear for the following Tests, wherever the rules permit in order to get eligibility for appointment by transfer/ promotion to other Services
a) Commercial Taxes Department : Paper Code No:  6 & 7.
b) Treasuries and Accounts Department : Paper Code No:31,46,64,79,89,100,114 &129.
(iii) Typists­cum­Assts. working in Finance and Planning (Finance Wing) are eligible to appear for the Treasuries & Accounts Service Examination.(iv)The candidates intending to apply for the following Tests should refer to the respective Service Rules for the eligibility.
a) Sericulture Department: Paper Code No: 32,47,65,80,90,101,115,130&143.
b) Mines & Geology Department:  Paper Code No: 150 only.
c) Divisional Test: Paper Code No: 30, 63, 81,113 & 138. d) Works Accounts Service: Paper Code No: 44, 78, 99, and 128. e) Workshop Officers:Paper Code No: 14 & 29.
f) A.P. Public Service Commission: Paper Code No: 149.
(v)The Paper Code bearing numbers 5, 8, 10, 18, 19, 27, 28, 36, 43, 45, 49, 62, 67, 77,98, 108, 127, 136, 137, 141, 142, 144 to 148 and 155 are open to all, whether the applicant is in Government Service or not.
a) DIVISIONAL TEST  (PC.Nos.30,63,81,113  &138):  ­  Senior  Assistants  working  in  the Offices of Director of Accounts in Projects and Accounts Branches of the Divisions of the Public Works Department, Roads & Buildings Irrigation, Public Health Engineering Department, Panchayat Raj Engineering Department and Ports Department, who have been working as such for a period of three years or more are allowed to appear for this examination. Superintendents working in the above Departments are also allowed to appear for the examination.
The Service Certificate given below shall be filled and get the signature with Seal of the Controlling Officer of parent department. The Service Certificate duly signed by the Controlling Officer  should  be  scanned  and  uploaded.  Otherwise  their  applications  will  be  summarily rejected. Local Body Employees may also apply for this Test.  But their admission is provisional, subject to their eligibility as per G.O.Ms.No.86, Finance & Planning (FW.WA­1) Department, dt.22/05/1998.   Commerce graduates who claim exemption from passing Paper­I of Part­I of Divisional  Test  should  furnish  information  in  the  Application  Form.  Failing  which,  their Applications are not considered for exemption of Paper­I of Part­I of the Divisional Test.
b) The applicants for the Departmental Tests for Mines & Geology (Paper Code 150), shall also upload the scanned service certificate format given below, duly signed by the controlling officer.
Service Certificate for Divisional Test / Mines & Geology
This   is   to   certify   that                                                 is   working   as                                       from                       to                                              (Total service rendered                         ) in the office of                                             .
Station:                                                                                    Signature:
Name and Designation of Controlling    Officer with Office seal (if not signed by the Controlling  Officer,  the  application will be rejected.)
N.B:1) The applicants those who fulfill the eligibility conditions as at 4 (a) &employees of concerned departments are alone eligible for Divisional Test.
2) Certification by Controlling Officer shall be with reference to the minimum service prescribed.
c) Applicants for Fisheries Department Test­II should furnish the information regarding satisfactory completion of training from the State Fisheries Training Institute, Kakinada in the Application Form.
d) Applicants for Criminal Judicial Test with Law Qualification should furnish the information in the Application Form to seek exemption from passing Paper­I & II of the above Test, failing which their Applications will not be considered for exemption from passing Papers I & II of the Test.
e) Applicants for Deputy Inspectors Test have to appear for all the three papers in their first attempt. In subsequent attempts, however, they can appear for each paper    For Papers on "Educational Statistics" Public Instructions Report for the year 1980­81 is prescribed. The candidates who have applied previously should furnish the information in the Application Form.
f) Applicants for Translation Test (Paper Code No. 19 and 28) should invariably mention the language for Paper Code No. 28.
g) Second Class Language Test (Paper Code 05) will be held in various Languages, i.e., Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil & Urdu.
h) In case of Gujarathi (P.C.No.6) and   Marwari (P.C.No.7)   Language   Tests   , the Application (Candidates shall download the filled in application form and upload in the Commission Website duly attested by HoD)   should   be   forwarded   by   the   Head   of   the Department as an evidence to claim his/her eligibility as per relevant Rules.
i) Special Language  Test  for  Officers  of  Education  Department  of  Higher  Standard
P.C.No.37 will be conducted in Telugu/Urdu/Hindi/Tamil/Kannada/ Oriya/Marathi. P.C.No.36 Lower Standard will be conducted translation from English into a Language chosen. The Candidate should also opt the language in which he/she desires to appear in addition to English for the Translation Test in the Application Form. Otherwise the Application will be rejected.
j) Special    Language    Test    for    Officers    of    Education    Department    (Advanced
Standard)(P.C.NOs.58 & 74) will be conducted in Telugu and Urdu only.
k) Candidates should pass  all  the  parts  of  Second  Class (P.C.Nos.5,6 &7)/Third  Class Language  Tests  (P.C.No.155)at a time as per the revised scheme of examination in terms of G.O.Ms.No.190, GA (Ser. C) Department, dt: 18/04/2002. However, candidates appearing for Paper Codes 5, 6 and 7 will  be  admitted  to  the  Parts  B,  C  &  D  (Viva­Voce)  only,  if  they pass  the  Part­A  Written Examination. For Third Class Language Test, only VIVA­VOCE in A,B,C parts will conducted without any written test. They  will  be  informed  of  the  date  and place  of the Oral Test separately at appropriate time.
l) Staff of the Survey and Land Records Department shall answer Surveyor's Test Higher Grade/ Lower Grade and Survey & Settlement Surveyor's Test Higher Grade/ Lower Grade, in one language only i.e., either in English or Telugu or Urdu.
m) Applicants for Sericulture Department Test, Part­III (Paper Code No. 154­Practical Test) must pass Part ­ I of the Test consisting 4 papers and that they are required to furnish the information in the Application Form.
n) The Question Papers for Departmental Tests will be in English only. However for
(i)  "Surveyor's Test" (Higher Grade/ Lower Grade)  (ii)  “Survey  and  Settlement  Surveyor’s Test"(Higher Grade/ Lower Grade) and (iii)"Translation Tests", the question papers will be in the chosen language, besides English.
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