Applications are invited ON-LINE from 28.04.2017 to 20.05.2017 for the Departmental Tests May, 2017 Session to be held from 08.06.2017 to 13.06.2017.
Applicants primarily shall register the One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) through the Commission Website viz., www.psc.ap.gov.in. 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 applicants who had already generated OTPR earlier for last Departmental Tests, shall apply directly making use of the same number.
The application will be available on Commission’s website (www.psc.ap.gov.in) from 28.04.2017 The last date for submission of online application is 20.05.2017 up to 5PM and the payment of fees shall be accepted till 11:59 PM of 20.05.2017.
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.
2. SCHEME OF THE EXAMINATION:
(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) 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 may use Mock Test facility available on Commission’s Website, to acquaint with the Computer Based Tests.
(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 Mode||Duration of the Examination||Time of the Examination|
|Fore Noon||After Noon|
|Objective Type Papers||2 Hours (120 Minutes)||9.00 AM - 11.00 AM||2.00 PM - 4.00 PM|
|Conventional Type Papers||3 Hours (180 Minutes) (Except PC.No.05, which is 2 hrs.)||9.00 AM – 12.00 Noon||2.00 PM – 5.00 PM
(For P.C No. 5 2.00PM – 4.00 PM)
|MUST Dos||MUST DON'Ts|
|*CANDIDATE SHOULD WRITE THE REGISTER NUMBER AND PAPER CODE AND BUBBLE THE CIRCLES ON THE BAR CODE SHEET WITH BLUE/BLACK BALL PEN ONLY, FOR CONVENTIONAL TYPE PAPERS.
*THE BARE ACTS ARE ALONE PERMITTED TO REFER IN THE EXAMINATION HALL, FOR WITH BOOK PAPERS.
*CANDIDATES APPEARING FOR SURVEY TESTS SHALL BRING THEIR OWN INSTRUMENT BOX.
*CANDIDATE SHOULD MAINTAIN STRICT DISCIPLINE IN THE EXAMINATION HALL.
|*WRITING WITH SKETCH PENS, COLOUR PENS, MARKING ANY SYMBOLS AT ANY OTHER PLACES, USE OF WHITENER, FAILURE TO BUBBLE/WRONG BUBBLING LEADS TO INVALIDATION OF SCRIPT.
*USE OF GUIDES, COMMENTARIES, SHORT NOTES, MADE EASY, HAND WRITTEN OR PHOTOSTAT PAPERS, DAIRIES, TRAINING INSTITUTE MATERIAL AND HAND BOOKS ARE STRICTLY NOT ALLOWED.
*POSSESSION AND USAGE OF MOBILE PHONE, ELECTRONIC GADGETS AND PROGRAMMABLE/SCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS IN THE EXAMINATION HALL IS UNLAWFUL AND LIABLE FOR DEBARMENT.
*THE CANDIDATE IS PROHIBITED FROM COMMUNICATING, CONSULTING OR CONVERSING WITH OTHER CANDIDATES, CAUSING DISTURBANCE AND ADOPTING AGITATION TACTICS IN THE EXAMINATION HALL.
a) The fee for each Test is Rs. 200/- (Rupees two hundred only). However, no fee is prescribed for the Tests in Gujarati and Marwari Languages.
b) The applicant shall pay Rs. 500/-(Rupees Five Hundred Only) towards application
processing fee, besides the examination fee.
c) The Fee mentioned in the above paragraph is to be paid through Payment
Gateway of Net Banking/ Credit card / Debit Card. The list of Banks providing
service for the purpose of online remittance of Fee will be appended separately.
d) The fee once remitted shall not be refunded or adjusted under any circumstances. Failure to pay the examination fee, application fee will entail total rejection of application. (Government removed all fee exemptions vide G.O.Ms.No.360, General Administration (Services -C) Department, dated:16/08/2002).
e) IPOs / Demand Drafts are not accepted.
6. HOW TO APPLY:
A) HOW TO UPLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM:
(i) The Applicants shall read the Instructions Manual at Annexure-I and go through the User Guide on Website before submission of Applications online.
I STEP: The applicant has to fill the OTPR application to obtain ID Number. While filling the same, the candidates have to ensure that there are no mistakes in it. The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes, if any, made by the candidates.
The applicants who had already generated OTPR earlier can start the filling of application process from the step-II below.
II STEP: The applicant has 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 has 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 Edit OTPR link. In addition to the details obtained from OTPR database, Notification specific details such as Examination Centre opted, eligibility and accepting declarations etc. are to be filled by the applicant. Preview and Edit facility is available to make changes and submit for proceeding to Next step of making online payment of fee. Based on the Exams selected an Exam Fee ID is generated and sent through the SMS/email, which is to be used for payment of Fee.
III STEP:- Once the Exam 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 will be generated which contains the particulars furnished by the applicant. The ID No in the PDF Application form has to be quoted for future reference/correspondence.
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