Online APPSC Dept Test May 2016 Notification 03/2016 Released

Online APPSC Dept Test May 2016 Notification 03/2016 Released. NOTIFICATION NO. 03/2016
DEPARTMENTAL TESTS MAY, 2016 SESSION Applications are invited ON­LINE for Departmental Tests May, 2016 Session to be held from 09.06.2016 to 14.06.2016. .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. This Time APPSC is conducting Department Tests completely Online.

Online APPSC Dept Test May 2016 Notification 03/2016 Released

SCHEME OF THE APPSC Departmental Test 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) 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 Mock Test 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 Mode
  Duration of the
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)

FEE& payment procedure for APPSC Department Online Tests

  • a) The fee for each paper is Rs. 200/­ (Rupees two hundred Only). However, no fee is prescribed for the Tests in Gujarathi and Marwari Languages. 
  • b) The applicant shall pay Rs. 500/­(Rupees Five Hundred Only) towards application processing fee for each Test, besides the examination fee for each paper. 
  • c) The Fee mentioned in the above paragraph is to be paid online through two different channels viz., (i) Online using Payment Gateway using Net Banking/Creditcard/DebitCard and (ii) AP Online Centers.. 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).
  • (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.

How to Apply for Department Tests

  1. (i) The Applicants shall read the Instructions Manual at Annexure­I and go through the User Guide on Website before submission of Applications online. 
  2. 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. 
  3. 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. 
  4. 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. 
  5. III STEP:­ Once the Exam Fee ID is generated, select the payment ereof Fee option for paying through either Netbanking/ Creditcard/ Debitcard or AP Online Centers 
  6. 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. 
  7. i) Applicant shall note that, the details available with OTPR database at the time of submitting the application will be considered for the purpose of this notification. If, considered for the purpose of this Notification. 
  8. ii) Hand written/ Typed/ Photostat copies/ outside printed Application Form will not be accepted and liable for rejection. 
  9. iii) For any Technical problems related to Online submission and downloading of Hall­ Tickets please contact 040­ 29802633 (Call Time: 10.30 A.M to 1.00 P.M & 1.30 P.M to 5.00 P.M) or mail to appsc helpdesk@ 
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  • 1. The Commission is not responsible, for any omissions by the applicant in Bio­data particulars while submitting the application form Online. The applicants are therefore, advised to strictly follow the instructions given in the User guide before submitting the application. 
  • 2. The particulars furnished by the applicant in the Application Form will be taken as final and data is processed based on these particulars only, by Application system. Applicants should, therefore, be very careful in Uploading / Submitting the Application Form Online. 
  • 3. Incomplete/incorrect application form will be summarily rejected. The information if any furnished by the applicant subsequently in any form will not be entertained by the Commission under any circumstances. Applicants should be careful in filling­up the application form and submission. 
  • 4. Before Uploading/Submission of Application Form, the Applicants should carefully ensure his/her eligibility for this examination. No relevant column of the application form should be left blank; otherwise application form will not be accepted. 
  • 5. No request for change of Tests/papers will be entertained, once the application is submitted. 
  • 1. Applicant must compulsorily fill­up all relevant columns of application and submit application through website only. The particulars made available in the website shall be processed through computer and the eligibility decided in terms of notification. 
  • 2. The applications received online in the prescribed proforma available in the website and within the time shall only be considered and the Commission will not be held responsible for any kind of discrepancy. 
  • 3. Applicants must upload his/her scanned photo and signature in Jpeg format and size shall be for Photo of 3.5Cms X 4.5Cms (<50 KB) and Signature of 3.5Cms X1.5Cms (<30 KB) only. 
  • 4. The applicants should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered, fabricated or suppress any material information while making an application through website. 
  • Important – The claim of the applicants with regard to the eligibility for the Test, the Tests applied for are accepted provisionally on the information furnished by them in their application form and is subject to verification and satisfaction of the Commission as per the eligibility conditions. Mere admission to any test or viva­voce will not confer on the candidate any right for final result. The candidature is therefore, provisional at all stages and the Commission reserve the right to reject candidature at any stage. 
  • Application will be rejected for the following reasons:‐ 
  • i) Failure to upload the Photo/ Signature. 
  • ii) Failure to pay fee towards the Test and application. 
  • iii) If the scanned Service Certificate is not uploaded duly filled in and signed by the applicant and the Controlling Officer with seal. 
  • iv) If the filled in Application Form is not in terms of this notification. 
  • v) If the applicant is not eligible to appear for the Test in terms of Para (4) of the Notification. 
  • vi) If the candidate applies during debarment period. 
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