GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
Applications are invited from all eligible SC, ST, BC, Kapu, Brahmin, Minority and EBC Students of Andhra Pradesh for appearing common online Entrance Test under NTR Vidyonnathi Scheme conducted by JNTU Ananthapuramu. The selected candidates will be sponsored to Reputed coaching Institutes across the Country for providing (9) months professional guidance for Civil Services Examination to be conducted by UPSC for prelims –cum- Mains.
Age : All the candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and not have attained the age of 32 years for Kapu, Brahmin, Minority and EBC and not have attained the age of 35 years for BC and not have attained the age of 37 years for SC&ST as on 01.08.2019.in case of differently abled candidates (VH/HH/OH), upper age limit is 42 years as on 01.08.2019.Candidates should be residents of Andhra Pradesh.
Education Qualification : Candidate should pass any Bachelor’s Degree. Degree final year students are also eligible to apply and they have to produce degree certificates at the time of verification, failing which their candidature will be cancelled.
Income ceiling : Annual family income shall not exceed Rs.6.00 lakhs.
No second time benefit : The candidates who were sponsored for the coaching in the previous years,i.e.2015-16 and 2016-17,2017-18, are not eligible to apply for the scheme. If any such cases are noticed, their candidature will be cancelled and further action will be initiated.
No of seats: The number of seats available per departments/corporations will be notified on the jnanabhumi portal shortly.
Syllabus :As per the Civils Preliminary Examination.
Examination fee: Nil.
Examination: Question paper will be bi lingual (Telugu&English) and Examination will be conducted online.
No.of papers & Marks: Only one paper with 150 Questions for 150 marks.
How to Apply:
Eligible candidates can apply through www.jnanabhumi.ap.gov.in and submit their applications ONLINE.
Schedule of Examination:
Commencement of Submission of online application from:24.05.2018
Last date for submission of online application :02.06.2018
Download of Hall tickets from website :From 2nd June, onwards
Date of Examination :25.06.2018 & 26.06.2018
Examination centres: All district Head Quarters.
Candidates will be notified later regarding the empanelled institutions and the seats available for each institute and corporation wise, departmentwise.
The selected candidates are provided with institution fee (payable to institution) and monthly stipend (payable to candidate).
Note: Selected candidates shall be sponsored to the empanelled Institute based on their merit and seats allotted to the Institutes. HODs decision is the final in all aspects