Andhra Pradesh Ministerial Service Rules - 1988
Main_Menu

(G.O. Ms. No. 261, General Administration (Services - B), 14th July 1998.)

In exercise ofthe powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution of India and all other powers hereunto enabling and in supersession of the Special Rules issued in G.O. Ms. No. 1271. General Administration (Services-B), Department, dated: 17th October, 1966 as amended from time to time, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following Special Rules for the Andhra Pradesh Ministerial Services:

ANDHRA PRADESH MINISTERAI LSERVICE RULES

1. Short Title :- These rules may be called the Andhra Pradesh Ministerial Service Rules.

2. Constitution :- The service shall consist of the following classes and categoris of posts in the Andhra Pradesh Ministerial Service:-

Class-A:

Category (1) Superintendents: Superintendents in the Offices of the Heads of Departments, Directorates and other Subordinate Offices; Including the posts in the basic scale of pay as that of Superintendents through differently designated but excluding the posts covered by other Special Service Rules.

  1. Superintendents in Working Women's Hostels and Rescue Homes in the Women Development and Child Welfare Department.
  2. Manager, Publication Bureau, Printing, Stationary and Stores Purchase Department and Andhra Pradesh Government Text Government Text Book Sales Offices in each District of the State.
  3. Office Managers/Managers in the Cultural Affairs Department and Village Development Officers Training Centres.
  4. Office Assistants in the Archeology and Museums Deaprtment.
  5. Managers in Panchayat Raj Bodies.
  6. Managers ( Forensic Science Laboratory). Police Department.
  7. Superintendents in Panchayat Raj Bodies (i.e., Zillz Praja Parishads and Mandal Praja Parishads).
  8. Huzur Second Clerk in Revenue Department.
  9. Personal Assistants in the Officer of the Director of State Institute of Educational Technology and Director. Drug Control Administration Department.
  10. Head Clerks in the State Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad and in the Panchayat Raj Engineering Department.
  11. Managers in Forest Department, Medical Education and Health and Family Welfare Department, Vigilance Cell in the Civil Supplies Department, Advocate General's Office, Government Pleaders Office and Public Prosecutors Office.
  12. Superintendents working in orphanages and Child Beggar Homes in Social Welfare Department.
  13. Hostel Managers in the Technical Education Department.
  14. Upgraded Inspectors in Endowment Department.
  15. Assistants in State Institute of Educational Technology.
  16. Section Officers in Advocate General's Establishment.
  17. Assistants (Nucleus Cell) in Industries Department.
  18. Caretaker in State Archives Department. (b) A Accountants, including posts in the basic scale of pay of Superintendents designated as :- (i) Cost Accountant. (ii) Commercial Accountant. Health and Family Welfare Department. Store Keeper including posts in the basic pay scale of Superintendents designated as Store Keeper, Grade-1. (d) Cashier in the basic pay scale of Superintendents. (e) Auditors including posts in the basic pay scale of Superintendents designated as :- (i) Auditors / Senior Auditor. (ii) Commercial Auditor. (iii) Internal Auditor.

Category (2): Senior Assistants: Senior Assistants in the Office of the Heads of Departments. Directorate and Subordinate and other Offices. including posts in the basic scale of pay of Senior Assistants differently designated. such as:

  1. U.P. Inspectors of Endowments Department.
  2. U.D. Commercial Taxes Inspectors.
  3. Senior Assistants and Loan Inspectors in Panchayat Raj Bodies.
  4. U.D. Revenue Inspector of the Revenue Department.
  5. Senior Revenue Inspectors, Senior Checking Inspectors and Food Inspectors in Civil Supplies Department.
  6. Head Assistants in Revenue Department.
  7. Head Clerk, Village Development Officer's Training Centres, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Department and in Public Libraries Department.
  8. Second Grade Clerk in Archeology and Museums Department.
  9. Social Welfare Organisers in the Office of the Deputy Directors of Social Welfare in Telangana Area. Note :- This Designation (Social Welfare Organiser) shall cease to exist as and when the present incumbents vacate the posts for any reason.
  10. Register (Research Department Ayurveda) in Indian Medicine and Homoepathy Department.
  11. Assistant Manager in the Government Central Press in the basic pay scale of Senior Assistants.
  12. Steward, Manager-cum-Supervisor and Hospital Supervisor-cum-Steward in Indian Medicine and Homeopathy Department.
  13. U.D. Steward and Liaison Supervisor in the Medical Education and Health and Family Welfare Departments. (b) Accountants including posts in the basic pay scale as that of Senior Assistant other differently designated as such as:- (i) Senior Assistant. (ii) U.D. Accountans. (iii) Assistant Accountant. (iv) Head Accountant. (v) Accounts Clerk in Women Development and Child Welfare Dept. (c) Senior Store Keeper includiong posts in teh basic pay scale of Senior Assistants designated as:- (i) U.D. Store Keeper. (ii) Store Keeper. (iii) Senior Assistant-cum-Store Keeper. (iv) Assistant Store Keeper. (v) Assistant Stock Keeper. (d) (i) Cashier; and (ii) U.D. Cashier. In the basic scale of pay of Senior Assistant. (e) (i) Auditor; and (ii) Senior Auditor. In the basic scale of pay of Senior Assistant. (f) Senior Assistant (Gujarati and Marwadi) in Commercial Taxes Department.

Category (3): Junior Assistants: Junior Assistants in the Offices of the Head of Departments, Directories and the Other Subordinate Offices; Including the posts in the basic scale of pay as that of Junior Assistants and those differently designated such as:-

  1. Depot Clerk in Agriculture Department.
  2. Godown Supervisor in Agriculture Department.
  3. Receptionist in Jawahar Lal Bhawan and in Medical Education and Health and Family Welfare Departments.
  4. Record Clerk in Medical Education and Health and Family Welfare Departments.
  5. Lower Division Commercial Tax Inspector.
  6. Junior Checking Inspector in Civil Supplies Department.
  7. Junior Inquiry Inspector of Civil Supplies Department.
  8. L.D.-cum-Store Keeper of Social Welfare Department.
  9. L.D. Computer in Institute of Preventive Medicine.
  10. Issue Clerk in Stationery Wing of Printing. Stationery and Stores Purchase Department. (b) Junior Accountant including posts in the basic pay scale of Junior Assistants and differently designated such as:- (i) L.D. Accountant. (ii) Accountant. (c) Store Keeper and posts in the basic pay scale of Junior Assistants and differently designated such as:- (i) Store Keeper. (ii) Store Clerk. (iii) Junior Assistant-cum-Store Keeper. (iv) L.D. Store Keeper / Junior Keeper. (v) Junior Assistant-cum-Bill Collector in Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Department. (vi) Junior Assistant (Camp Clerk). (vii) Hospital Store Keeper in Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy Department. (viii) Store Keeper, Grade-111 in Public Health and Municipal Engineering Department. (d) L.D. Cashier. (e) Junior Auditor. (f) Clerk-cum-Accountatn. In the basic Scale of Pay of Junior Assistant. (g) Linen Keeper in Medical Education/Health and Family Welfare Department. (h) Supervisor in Nizamia General Hospital and of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy Department.

Category (4): Assistant-cum-Typist: Assistant-cum-Typist including Clerk-cum-Typist or Junior Assistant-cum-Typist. Store Keeper-cum-Typist in women Development and Child Welfare Department. Furniture Clerk in Raj Bhavan . Typist-cum-Clerk in Excise and otehr departments.

Category (5): Telephone Operator: Telephone Operator including Receptionist-cum-Telephone Operator of Forest Department and Receptionist in State Archives Department.

Class - B:

Category (1): Special Category: Steno; Category (2): Senior Stenographer including the posts in the basic scale of pay of Senior Steno; Senior Stenographer and differently designated such as:- (i) Senior Steno. (ii) U.D. Steno. (iii) Steno, Grade-III. Category (3): U.D. Typist. (i) U.D. Typist (Urdu). (ii) U.D. Typist (Hindi). (iii) U.D. Typist (Telugu). (iv) U.D. Typist (English). Category (4): Junior Steno/Typist. (a) Typist/Junior Steno including posts in the basic scale of pay as that of though differently designated such as:- (i) Steno-typist. (ii) L.D. Steno. (iii) L.D. Typist-cum-Telex Operator. (b) (i) L.D. Typist (Telugu). (ii) L.D. Typist (Hindi). (iii) L.D. Typist (Urdu). (iv) L.D. Typsit (English). (v) Junior Steno (Telugu). (c) Library Clerk-cum-Typist in Andhra Pradesh Information Centre, New Delhi. Note:(a) The term "basic scale of pay" used in this rule refers to the scale of pay of a post in which it is sanctioned and not the scale of pay given to the holder of the post after completion of 8. 16 or 22 years of service under the automatic advancement scheme. (b) There shall be no future recruitment to the category 3 of class-B viz., U.D. Typist. As and when the present incumbents vacate the posts, they shall automatically deemed to be downgraded of that of Typist under Category 4.

3. Method of Appointment :- (a) Subject to the other provision in these rules the methods of appointments to the several categoris in this service shall be made as follows:-
Category
Post
Method of Application
(1)
(2)
(3)
Class - A
Category (1)
Superintendents including the other posts categories as such in rule 2.
  1. By promotion from Category 2 of Class - A
  2. By conversion from the Special Category Stenographer (See also Note (1) & (9) below)
Category (2)
Senior Assistants incuding the other posts inlcuding as such in rule 2.
  1. By promotion from the categories 3 and 4 of Class-A.
  2. By promotion from Category-4 of Class-B.
  3. By conservation of Senior Stenos/U.D. Typists Category (2) & (3) of Class B. (See also notes (2)(3)(7)(10) & (16) below).
Category (3)
Junior Assistants including the other posts categorised assuch in rule-2.
  1. By direct recruitment.
  2. By conversion of Assistant-cum-Typist/Telephone Operators and the posts included category 4 of Class-B who are qualified as provided in Rule 14 and 16.
  3. By appointment by transfer of Assistants and other equivalent categories in Andhra Pradesh General Subordinate Service (see footnote under this table).
  4. By appointment by transfer of members of Andhra Pradesh Last Grade Service.
Category (4)
Assistant-cum-Typist including the posts categorised as such in rule-2.
  1. By direct recruitment.
  2. By conversion of Junior Assistant / Typist / Junior Steno / Telephone Operator as provided in rule 14 and 16.
  3. By appointment and by transfer of Record Assistants and other equivalent categories in Andhra Pradesh General Subordinate Service (See footnote under this table).
Category (5)
Telephone Operator including the posts included as such in rule 2.
  1. By appointment by transfer of members of the Andhra Pradesh Last Grade Service.
  2. By direct recruitment.
  3. By conversion as provided in Rules 14, 16 and 17. (See also note (11) below).
Class - B
Category (1)
Special Category Stenographer.
  1. By promotion of Senior Stenographer.
  2. By promotion U.D. Typist in any language who is qualified for appointment as Special Category Stenographer. (See also note (6) and (12) below).
Category (2)
Senior Stenographer including in the scale of pay of Senior Steno designated as in rule 2.
  1. By direct recruitment.
  2. By promotion of Junior Steno / Typist / Assistant-cum-Typist or other language Typists who are qualified.
  3. By transfer of U.D. Typist (Telugu)/(English) or (Hindi) or (Urdu) who is qualified for appointmentto the post of the Senior Steno. (See also note (6) (8) and (13) below).
Category (3)

U.D. Typist including posts in the scale of pay of U.D. Typist Designated as:-

  1. U.D. Typist (Urdu)
  2. U.D. Typist (Hindi)
  3. U.D. Typist (Telugu)
  4. U.D. Typist (English)
  1. By promotion of Typist in teh relevant language.
  2. By direct recruitment if no qualified persons is available for promotion (see also notes (12 & 13 below).
Category (4)(a)
Typist / Junior Steno including post in eh scale of pay of Junior Steno / Typist categorised as in rule-2.
  1. By direct recruitment.
  2. By conservation of Junior Assistant / Telephone operator as provided in rule 14 and 16.
  3. By appointment by transfer of Record Assistants and other equivalent categories in Andhra Pradesh General Subordinate Service. (See footnote under this rule).
  4. By appointment by transfer from the members of Andhra Pradesh Last Grade Service.
(b)
  1. U.D. Typist (Telugu)
  2. U.D. Typist (Urdu)
  3. U.D. Typist (English)
  4. U.D. Typist (Hindi)
  1. By direct recruitment.
  2. By appointment by transfer of Record Assistants and other equivalent categories in Andhra Pradesh General Subordinate Service. (See footnote under this rule).
  3. By conservation of Junior Assistants / Telephone Operators as provided in rule 14 and 16.
  4. By appointments by transfer of members of Andhra Pradesh (see also note (8) (14)
    (15) (17) & (18) below).
Foot Note:- The reference to Record Assistants and other equivalent categories in the above methods of appointment or elsewhere in these rules covers the categories of Record Assistants, Roneo Duplicting Operators, Xerox Operators, Lift Operators, Drivers (Light Vehicle) and (Heavy Vehicle), Autorikshaw Driver, Motor Cycle Messengers and Shroffs. Provided further that besides appointments to be made as mentioned in the above rule, appointments to the posts mention in Column (1) of the, table below, may also be made and subject to the conditions indicated in Column (2) thereof, as follows:-
(1)
(2)
1. One of the Superintendent in each District in Mandal Praja Parishad Offices and Zilla Praja Parishad Offices.
By promotion from among Senior Assistants of Offices of the Commissioner, Panchayat Raj and Commissioner, Rural Development and the Assistant Section Officers of Secretariat who have passes Accounts Test for Local body employees or an equivalent test in the ratio of 1:1.
2. Two posts of Superintendents in Zilla Praja Parishads in each District.
By appointment by transfer of Village Development Officers. Grade-I who have passed Accounts Test for Local body employees or an equivalent text.
3. 10% of the posts of Senior Assistants in Panchayat Raj Bodies in each District.
By appointment by transfer of Village Development Officers. Grade-II who have put in not less than Ten Years of Service and those who have passed in Accounts Test for Local body employees or an equivalent test.
4. Senior Assistant in Public Libraries Department other than in the Directorate.
By appointment by transfer of Card Writer, Book Keeper and Supervisors. Grade-I in the Public Libraries Department in one out of ten vacancies.
5. Senior Assistant in Andhra Pradesh Text Book Press.
By appointment by transfer of Bradma Operator in one out of the ten vacancies.
6. All categories ofposts in Endowments Department.
Appointments to be made only from among person professing Hindu Religion.
7. Senior Assistants in Estate Office, Hyderabad.
By transfer or SEnior Assistants of the REvenue Department in Hyderabad District if no wualified or suitable person is available for promotion if the unit of the Estate Officer, Hyderabad.
8.Senior Assistants in Information and public Relations Department.
By appointment by transfer of Telex Operator in the Information and Public Relations Department who have put in not less than five years service and who has passed requisite tests and with vacancy in a unit of 20 vacancies.
9. Senior Assistants in Commerce and Export Promotion Department.
By appointment by transfer of Telex Operator in Commerce and Export Promotion Department with five years service and who passed requisite tests and with Degree qualification. in the 20th vacancy in a unit of 20 vacancies.
9. (a) Senior Assistant in Sainik WElfare Department. By appointment by transfer from among Junior Assistants and Welfare Organizer in the ratio of 2:1.
10. Junior Assistants in State Central Library.
By appointment by transfer of Supervisors and Library Asssitants in the State Central Library, Hyderabad in the tenth vacancy in a unit of ten vacancies.
11. Junior Assistants: (a) In Stationary Wing of Printing Purchase Department. (b) In Andhra Pradesh Text Book Press.
By apointment by transfer of Warehouseman in the Stationary Wing/Andhra Pradesh Text Book Press in the 20th vancacy in a unit of 20 vacancies and if qualified candidates are not available for such appointment, by direct recruitment.
12. Junior Assistants in Registration and Stamps Department.
By appointment by transfer of Section Writer of Registration and Stamps.
13. Junior Assistants, Typists and Junior Steno in Collegtate Education Department.
Department in one out of three vacancies, By appointment by transfer of Herbarium Keeper and Museum Keeper in 20th vacancy in a unit 20 vacancies.
14. Junior Assistant in Institute of Administration.
By appointment by transfer of Helper along with Attenders of the Department.

Provided further that in case no candidate is available for appointment to a category from any one of the feeder categories in a cycle, the said vacancy earmarked to be filled among the incumbents feeder category, shall lapse and the appointment shall be made from the next feeder category in the cycle. Note (1): The first vacancy out of every eight successive vacnacies excludign leave vacancies of Superintendents in the Offices of Heads of Departments of Directorates shall, on or after 23rd December, 1980, shall be filled by transfer from the category or Superintendents working in the Subordinates Offices under the administrative control of the concerned Head of Department or the Directorate as the case may be, and if any person so appointed by transfer faces reversion, he shall be reverted to his parent unit of appointment. Note (2): The first vacancy out of every four successive vacancies, excluding leave vacancies of Senior Assistants in the Offices of Heads of Departments and Directorates shall be filled from among suitable Senior Assistants working in the subordinate Officers on the concerned Head of the Department or the Direcotrate. If any person so appointed by transfer suffers reversion he shall be reverted to his parent unit of appointment. However, this does not confirm any claim for seniority which shall be governed by the Provided that this provision shall not apply to the Registration and STamps Department. Note (3): U.D. Commercial Taxes Inspectors and L.D. Commercial Taxes Inspectors In the Commercial Taxes Department shall be appointed by transfer from among Senior Assistants and Junior Assistants respectively in the Department in the relevant unit. Note (4): Out of every four successive vacancies of Junior Assistants and Typists including Junior Stenographer and Assiatatn-cum-Typists, wherever availabel in the Offices of the Head of the DEpartments of Directorates, excluding leave vacancy the first vacancy shall be filled by transfer of Junior Assistants and Typists including Junior Stenographers and other posts in Category 4 of Class-B and Assistant-cum-Typists working in the Subordinate Offices, under the administrative control of the concerned Head of the Department of Directorate, as the case may be. If any person so appointed faces reversion or retrenchment, he shall be reverted to his parent unit or retrenched: as the case may be. However, this does not confirm may claim for seniority which shall be governed by the provisions of General Rules: Provided that this method of appointment shall not be ordinarily followed in Registration and Stamps Department and the posts of Junior Assistants in the Inspector General's Office of Registration and Stamps shall ordinarily be filled by appointment by transfer of the candidates from the lower categories working in that office in accordance with the methods of appointment prescribed in this rule. Note (5): The vacancies of Junior Assistants (Category 3 of Class-A) and Assistant-cum-Typist (Category 4 of Class-A) shall be filled in a unit of 10 vacancies as indicated below:

  1. 1st Vacancy : By appointment of Junior Assistant and Assistant-cum-Typists working in the Subordinate Offices, where the unit of appointment is the Office of the Head of Department or Diretories.
  2. 2nd Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  3. 3rd Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  4. 4th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  5. 5th Vacancy : Appointment by conversion from the categories fo Typist, Junior Stenographer and Telephone Operators working in the unit of appointment of the Department as per Rules 14 and 16.
  6. 6th Vacancy : Appointment by transfer from lower categories like Record Assistants, Attenders etc., working in the unit of appointment of the Department as in Note 17.
  7. 7th Vacancy : By appointment or Junior Assistant and Assistant-cum-Typists working in the Subordinate Offices, where the unit of appointment is the Office ofthe Heads of Department or Directorate.
  8. 8th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  9. 9th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  10. 10th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.

["Provided that in every cycle of 10 vacancies in the subordinate Offices, the 1st (first) vacancy shall be filled by appointment by transfer from the lower categories like Record Assistants or Attenders etc., working in the unit of appointment of the Department in the District as provided in the note (17) and the 7th vacancy shall be filled by appointment by conversion from the categories of Typists, Junior Stenographer and Telephone Operators owrking in the unit of appointment of the Department in the District as per Rules 14 and 16. Provided further that, the vacancies earmarked to be filled by appointment by trasfers shall lapse, if eligible qualified candidates are not available for appointment by transfers any of the categories mentioned above in their turn and consequently such vacancies shall be filled up by direct recruitment."] Note (6): Unless otherwise provided for in any other Special Rules, the Special Category Stenographers and Senior Stenographers should be converted as Superintendents or Senior Assistants, as the case may be, before they are promoted or appointed by transfer to a higher post in the Department. Note (7): For purposes of promotion to the category of Senior Assistant from the category of Junior Assistant of Assistant-cum-Typist, a combined seniority list of the categoreis Junior Assistant, Assistant-cum-Typist i.e., category 9 and 4 of Class-A shall be prepared wit hreference to thier date of first regular appointment to the respective categories. Note (8): 70% of the substantive of Typists, Junior Stenographers, Senior Stenographers shall be filled by direct recruitment and the remaining vacancies shall be filled by promotion and other methods, as specifed in Note 13 and 14 in Rule 3 and if no qualified person is available for appointment by other methods, the vacancies intended for them shall also be filled by direct recruitment. Note (9): For appointment to the post of Superintendents (Category (1) pf Class-A, the conversion of Special Category Stenographer shall be against the 10th vacancy in a unit of 20 vacancies in the respective unit, the other vacancies shall be filled by promotion. Note (10): For appointment to the post of Senior Assistant (Category (2) of Class-A the appointments shall be made in the following order:- (a) In a unit of 10 vacancies, the conversion of Senior Stenographers / U.D. Typist who are qualified shall be made against the 5th vacancy; and (b) the rest shall be filled by promotion from Junior Assistants and Assistant-cum-Typists i.e., Category (3) and (4) of Class-A from a combined seniority list of these two categories with reference to their dates of first regularly appointment. Note (11): (a) 80% of the posts of Telephone Operators (Category (5) of Class-A shall be filled by direct recruitment; and (b) The remaining vacancies ahall be by conversion from other categories as provided in rule 14. Note (12): In the matter of appointment to the Category of Special Category Stenographer and the remaining vacancies ina unit of 10 vacancies shall be filled by promotion among U.D. Typists in any language if they are qualified for appointment as Special Category Stenographer and the remaining vacancies shall be filled by promotion among Senior Stenographers. Note (13): For appointment to the post of Senior Stenographer (Category 2 of Class-B), the vacancies shall be filled in a unit of 10 vacancies as indicated below:

  1. 1st Vacancy : By promotion from among qualified Junior Stenographer / Typist Assistant-cum-Typist / Lower Division typist in English / Telugu language.
  2. 2nd Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  3. 3rd Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  4. 4th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  5. 5th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  6. 6th Vacancy : By transfer of Upper Division Typist in English/Telugu language, who is qualified for appointment to the post of Senior Stenographer.
  7. 7th Vacancy : By promotion from among qualified Junior Stenographer/Typist/Assistant-cum-Typist/Lower Division Typist in any language.
  8. 8th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  9. 9th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  10. 10th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.

Provided that if no qualfied person is available in the category of Junior Stenographer, Typist, Assistant-cum-Typist and Lower Division Typists in English/Telugu language are not available, the vacancy intended for that category shall be filed by Direct Recruitment. Note (14): The appointments to the post of Junior Stenographer/Typist and the post of Lower Division Typist in any language shall be made in a unit of 10 vacancies in the following order:-

  1. 1st Vacancy : In the office of Heads of Departments and Directories appointment by transfer of the Junior Stenographer/Typist working in the Subordinate Offices under its administrative control.
  2. 2nd Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  3. 3rd Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  4. 4th Vacancy : Appointment by conversion from the categories of Junior Assistants and Telephone Operators working in the unit of appointment of the Department as per Rule 14.
  5. 5th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  6. 6th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  7. 7th Vacancy : Appointment by tranfer from lower categories like Record Assistants, Attenders etc., working in the unit of appointment of the Department as in Note (17).
  8. 8th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  9. 9th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.
  10. 10th Vacancy : By direct recruitment.

Provided that the 1st Vacancy in every circle of 10 vacancies in the subordinate offices shall be filled by appointment by transfer from lower categories likeRecord Assistants, Attenders, etc., in the unit of appointment of the department as in Note (17). Provided further that hte vacancies earmarked to be filled by such transferees shall be filled by direct recruitment, if eligible and qualified candidates are not available for appointment by transfer from any of the categories mentioned above when their turn arises. Note (15): Notwithstanding the provisions in this rule (rule 3) the Typist and Junior Stenographer already working in the said category of posts on the date of issue of these rules shall be eligible for promotion as Senior Assistant, if such Typists and Junior Stenographers possess the qualifications prescribed in these rules for promotion to the post of Senior Assistants. Note (16): No person working as a Telephone Operator (Category 5 in Class-A) or in any category included in Class-B in rule-2, shall be eligible for appointment to any category in Class-A except as provide in rule 14 and 16. Note (17): n the cycles mentioned in Notes (5) and (14) in respect of the appointments to the categories of Junior Assistants, Assistant-cum-Typist, Junior Stenographer andTypists from the feeder category of REcord Assistants and other equivalent categories, Attenders and other categories in the Andhra Pradesh Last Grade Service, eligible persons from these categories shall be divided in to three groups as indicated below and the appointments as between the groups 1-11 and 111 shall be in the ratioj of 1:2:7 respectively in a unit of 10 vacancies. Group-I: Lift Operators, Motor Cycle Messengers, Drivers, Xerox Operators and Shroffs; Group-II Record Assistant, Roneo Duplicating Operators; Group-III: Attenders, Chowkidars, Sweepers, Scavengers, Cycle Orderlies and categories in the Andhra Pradesh Last Grade Service. Appointments to the posts of Junior Assistants, Assistant-cum-Typist, Junior Stenographers and Typists shall be made from among the above three groups, in the order or rotation specified below, in every circle cycle of ten vacancies:- 1st Vacancy : Group-I, 2ndt Vacancy:Group-II, 3rd Vacancy:Group-III, 4th Vacancy:Group-II, 5th Vacancy:Group-III, 6th Vacancy:Group-II, 7th Vacancy:Group-III, 8tht Vacancy:Group-III, 9th Vacancy:Group-III, 10th Vacancy:Group-III,

4. Appointing Authority:- The appointing authority in respect of the posts included in this service shall be as follows:
Posts
Appointing Authority
(1)
(2)
  1. (i) Offices of the Heads of Departments and Directorates except the Office of the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Office of the Director General and Inspector of Police: All posts
  2. Offices of the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests: (1) Manager. (2) Superintendent, Senior Assistants. Stenographers, Typists and Telephone Operators, Assistant-cum-Typist.
  3. Office of the Directo General and Inspector General of Police: All posts.
  4. All posts in teh Office of the Advocate General. All posts in the Office of the Public Prosecutor, High Court of Andhra Pradesh . All posts in the Office of the Government Pleaders, High Court of Andhra Pradesh. Regional Offices. All posts.
  1. The Head of the Department or any Gazetted Officer immediately below the rank of the Head of the Department nominated for the purpose by the Head of the Department.
  2. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests. and Chief Conservator of Forests in-charge of Establishment.
  3. The Assistant Inspector General of Police incharge ofestablishment.
  4. Advocate General, Public Prosecutor, Special Officer.
  5. (other than Police Department) The Regional Officer concerned.
  1. (b) Other Subordinate Offices: (other than non-ISF Records Office, Hyderabad, Estate Officer, Hyderabad, Panchayat Raj Department, Police Department, and Forest Department) (i) Posts carrying pay scales ofthose above the pay scale of a Junior Assistant (Excluding Junior Assistant) (ii) All other posts of and below the rank of the Junior Assistant.
  2. Senior Assistants, Junior Assistants in the Office of the Non-ISF Records, Hyderabad.
  3. Senior Assistants, Junior Assistants, and Typists in the office of the Estate Officer, Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
  4. Mandal Parishads and Zilla Praja Parishads, (i) Posts of the rank above Junior Assistants in Mandal Praja Parishads and Zilla Praja Parishads. (ii) Other posts of and below the rank of Junior Assistant.
  5. Gram Panchayats: (i) Posts above the rank of Junior Assistants. (ii) All other posts of and below the rank of Junior Assistant.
  6. Poat of Superintendents/Managers/ Accountants in Police Department other than the Director General abnd Inspector General of Police Office.
  1. Where there is a Regional Officer such officer, and where there is no such Officer, the Head ofthe Department or an Officer of the Directorate nominated by the Head of the Department. The district Head of the Department ofthe Head of t he Institution or such other Officer nominated by the Head of the Departments as the case may be, having jurisdiction over the areas of the unit of appointment specified in rule 13. Deputy Secretary to Government, General Administration (Poll) Department or any other officer lower in rank than the Deputy Secretary to Government in charge of the establishment ofthe office of the Non-ISF Records. Deputy Secretary/Joint Secretary/Addl Secretary to Government. General Administration (Accommodation) Department.
  2. District Development Officer, Zilla Praj Parishad.
  3. Deputy District Development Officer, Zilla Praja Parishad.
  4. District Collector.
  5. District Panchayat Officer
  6. District Panchayat Officer.
  1. (i) All the District Police Officers in Visakhapatnam Range i.e., Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam and Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Visakhapatnam Range. (ii) Office of the Commandant, V (Fifth) Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police Vizianagaram.
  2. (i) All the District Police in Eluru Range i.e., East Godavari, West Godavari, and Krishna and office ofthe Deputy Inspector General of Police, Eluru Range. (ii)Office of the Commamdant, 111 Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Kakinada.
  3. (i) All District Police Offices in Guntur Range i.e., Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore and office of the Deputy Inspector General of olice, Guntur Range. (ii) Office of the Commandant, VI (Sixth) Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Mangalagiri.
  4. (i) All District Police Offices in Kurnool Range i.e., Ananthapur, Cuddapah, Kurnool and Chittoor and office ofthe Deputy Inspector General of Police, Kurnool Range. (ii) Office of the commandant, 11 Batallion Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Kurnool.
  5. (i) All District Police Offices in Warangal Range i.e., Warangal, Khammam, Karimnagar and Adilabad and office of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Warangal Range. (ii) Office of the commandant, IV (Fourth) Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Warangal.
  6. (i) All District Police Offices in Hyderabad Range i.e., Ranga Reddy, Medak, Mahaboobnagar, Nizamabad and Nalgonda and office of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Hyderabad Ranmge. (ii) Office ofthe commandant, Special Armed Reserve, Central Police Lines Hyderabad Range. (iii) Office of the commandant, 1st. (iv) Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Batallion. (v) Office of the commandant, VII Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police.
  7. Police Training College, Ananthapur.
  8. Office of the Superintendent. Railway Police, Vijayawada.
  9. Office of the Superintendent, Railway Police, Secunderabad.
  10. (i) Office ofthe Crime Branch, Investigation Department. (ii) Office ofthe Intelligence Branch. (iii). Police Transport Branch. (iv) Office of the Superintendent, Police Communication.
  11. Office ofthe Commisioner of Police, Hyderabad.
  12. Office ofthe Director, Forensic Science Laboratory.
  1. Deputy Inspector General of Police, Visakhapatnam Range.
  2. Deputy Inspector General of Police, Eluru Range.
  3. Deputy Inspector General of Police, Guntur Range.
  4. Deputy Inspector General of Police, Kurnool Range.
  5. Deputy Inspector General of Police, Warangal Range.
  6. Deputy Inspector General of Police, Hyderabad Range.
  7. Principal, Police Training College, Ananthapur.
  8. Superintendent, Railway Police, Vijayawada.
  9. Superintendent, Railway Police, Secunderabad.
  10. Deputy Inspetor General of Police, Hyderabad.
  11. Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad.
  12. Director, Forensic Science Laboratory, Hyderabad.
Posts of Senior Assistants, Junior Assistants, Typists including Junior Stenos and Senior Stenos and other equivalent of lower posts in this service.
  1. (a) Office ofthe Deputy Inspector Geenral of Police, Vizianagaram, Visahkhapatnam Range, district Police Offices, Visakhapatnam and Police Recruits School, Vizianagaram. (b) Each other Office in Visakhapatnam Range namely District Police Office, Srikakulam and Vth Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Vizianagaram.
  2. (a) Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Eluru Range, and District Police Office, West Godavari. (b) Each other Office in Eluru Range namely, District Police Offices, East Godavari, Krishna and 111 (Third Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Kakinada. (c)Office of the Superintendent, Railway Police, Vijayawada.
  3. (a) Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Guntur Range, and District Police Office, Guntur. (b)Each other office in Guntur Range namely District Police Offices, Prakasam, Nellore and VI Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Mangalagiri.
  4. (a) Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Kurnool Range and Superintendent of Police, Kurnool. (b) Each other office in Kurnool Range namely District Police Offices Cuddapah, Chittoor, Ananthapur and office of the commandant 11 (Second) Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Kurnool. (c) Police Training College, Ananthapur.
  5. (a) Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Warangal Range, and District Police Office, Warangal. (b) Each other office in Warangal Range namely District Police Offices Khammam, Karimnagar and Adilabad and office of the commandant, IV Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Warangal.
  6. (a) Office ofthe Deputy Inspector General of Police, Hyderabad Range, and District Police Office, Ranga Reddy, Dist, Hyderabad. (b) Each other District Police Office in Hyderabad Range namely Medak, Mahaboobnagar, Nizamabad and Nalgonda and VII Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Dichapalli, Nizamabad District. (c) Officer of the Deputy Inspector General of Police. Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Batallion and Commandant 1st Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police, Hyderabad. (d) Office of the Special Armed Reserve, Central Police Lines, Amberpet. (e) Office of the Superintendent, Railway Police, Secunderabad.
  7. (a) Office ofthe Crime Branch, Criminal Investigation Department. (b) Office of the Intelligence Branch. (c)Office ofthe Superintendent, Police Communications. (d) Police Transport Organization. (e) Office of the Director, Forensic Science Laboratory. (f) Office of the Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad.
  1. Superintedent of Police, Visakhapatnam. Head of the Office concerned.
  2. Superintendent of Police, West Godavari. Head of the Office concerned.
  3. Superintedent, Railway Police, Vijayawada,
  4. Superintendent of Police, Guntur, Head of the Office concerned.
  5. Superintendent of Police, Kurnool. Head of the Office concerned.
  6. Principal, Police Training College, Anantapur.
  7. Superintedent of Police, Warangal. Head of the Office concerned.
  8. Superintedent of Police, Ranga Reddy District, Hyderabad. Head of the Office concernec. Commandant, 1st Batallion, Andhra Pradesh Special Police. Commandant, Special Armed Reserv, Central Police Lines. Superintendent, Railway Police, Secunderabad. Superintendent, Crime Branch, Criminal Investigation Department, Hyderabad. Superintendent of Police, Intelligence, Hyderabad. Superintendent of Police, Communication, Hyderabad Police Transport Organisation, Hyderabad. Director Foernsic Science Laboratory. Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of Office Establishment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provided that the Director General and Inspector General of Police may, with teh approval of the Government, nominate any other than those mentioned in Column (3) of the Table above, as the appointing authority in respect or posts in any of the Offices in the Police Department. Provided further than in the case of offices, other than the offices of Heads of Departments and Directories, the Head of Department may, with the approval of Government, nominate any other officer as appointing authority in respect of any one or more categories in this service in respect of posts in an officer or a group of offices in the units or unit specified in rule 13 and the provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Public Employment (Organisation of Local Cadres and Regulation of Direct Recruitment) Order, 1975.

5. Reservation of Appointments:- (a) Reservation of appointment in favour of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes: The rule of special representation (General Rule 22) shall apply to appointments by direct recruitment to the various posts in teh service provided that no reservation shall be made for Physically Hnadicapped persons except as provided in sub-rule (b) of this rule. (b) Reservation of Appointments for Physically Handicapped persons: General Rule 22 of the Andhra Pradesh State and Subordinate Service Rules, in so far as it relates to the reservation of vacancies for the physically handicapped persons, shall apply to each of teh following categories in each Departmental unit referred to in rule 13, when they are appointed by direct recruitment: (c) Reservation for women in appointment: In the matter of direct recruitment to the various posts, women shall be selected to an extent of atleast 33 1/2% ofposts in each category of Open Competition, Backward Classes (Group-A), Backward Classes (Group-B), Backward Classes (Group-C) Backward Classes (Group-D), Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes quota. In the matter of direct recruitment to posts which are reserved exclusively for being filled by women, they shall be filled by women only. (d) In the case of appointment by direct recruitment in the Scheduled areas, a person belonging to any of the Scheduled Tribes specified in Schedule-I of the Andhra Pradesh State and Subordinate Service Rules, shall be entitled to selection in preference to any other person.

6. Qualifications:- (1) No person shall be eligible for appointment to the categories specified in column (1) of Annexure-1 to these rules by the method specified in column (2) thereof, unless he possesses the qualifications specified in the corresponding entry in column (3) thereof. (2) No person shall be eligible for appointment to any post in teh service either by direct recruitment or by appointment by transfer or by promotion, including conversion, unless he possess the Intermediate qualification and where a higher educational qualification is prescribed for such post, such higher qualification: Provided that those who were already in service prior to 15th December, 1984 and those appointed in Offices other than the Heads of Departments and Directories prior to 29-10-1987 shall be eligible for appointment as Junior Assistant etc., if they passed SSC or any equivalent examination. (3) Record Assistants and members of equivalent categories in other services and members of Andhra Pradesh Last Grade Service and members of any other service, as specified in rule 3, shall not be eligible for appointment to the post of Junior Assistant or Assistant-cum-Typist in the Offices of Heads of Departments and Directorates unless they hold a degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provincial Act or a State Act, or of an institution recognised by the University Grants Commission, or any other equivalent qualifications and unless they have put in not less than five years or regular service in such categories: Provided that those appointed to these categories in the Offices specified in this sub-rule prior to 31st October, 1980 shall be eligible for appointment by transfer to the post of Junior Assistant or Assistant-cum-Typist even if they do not hold a degree of a University referred to above but they shall possess the following qualification: (i) (a) Intermediate Certificates issued by Board of Intermediate Examination or its equivalent. (b) Typewriting qualifications in higher grade wherever necessary, and (ii) put in not less than five years regular service in such categories. (4) Record Assistants and members of equivalent categories in other services and members of Andhra Pradesh Last Grade Services as specified in Rule 3 shall not be eligible for appointment by transfer to the posts of Junior Assistant, Assistant-cum-Typist, Typist and Junior Stenographer in the Subordinate Offices, viz., Offices other than the Heads ofDepartments and Directorate, unless they possess the qualification of pass in Intermediate Examination/Typewriting Higher in Telugu and put in not less than five years or regular service in such categories: Provided that those appointed prior to 29-10-1987 may be considered for appointment by transfer to the post mentioned above, if they possess the Minimum General Educational Qualification and other Technical Qualifications and put in not less than five years or regular service. (5) No members of service shall be eligible for appointment to the posts of Superintendents, Senior Assistant or Junior Assistant of Assistant-cum-Typist in the Office of the concerned Head of the Dapartment or Directorate, as teh case may be, by transfer from its Subordinated Offices, under Notes (1), (2) and (4) under rule 3, unless he holds a Degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provincial Act or a State Act or of an Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission or any other equivalent qualification. (6) No members of the service shall be eligible for promition of conversion to the posts of Superintendent in the Officer of the Commissioner of Land Revenue, Office of the Commissioner for Survey, Settlement and Land Records and Commissioner for Land Reforms and Urban Land Cellings and the Directorate of Settlements, Survey and Land Records, Unless he has, in addition to the prescribed special qualifications, rendered service as REvenue Inspector in-charge of a firka for a period of not less than one year. (7) No Typist or a Junior Stenographer shall be eligible for transfer or for conversion before he has satisfactory completed the period of probation in the post of Typist or Junior Stenographer as the case may be. (8) Telephone Operators shall not be eligible for conversion or for appointment as Junior Assistant, Assistant-cum-Typist unless they have satisfactorily completed the period of their probation in the category of Telephone Operator.

7. Age :- No person shall be eligible for appointment by direct recruitment to any post in this service, if he has completed, if he has completed 28 years of age on the first day of July of the year in which the notification for selection is made: Provided that the maximum age limit specified in this sub-rule shall be raised uniformly by five years in the case of a candidate for appointment by direct recruitment. (1) Nothing in this rule shall apply in case of the appointment of any person transferred from an institution belonging to a Municipal or other local authority in consequence of transfer of such institution to the control of the State Government. (2) The upper age limit prescribed in sub-rule (1) shall, apply also to posts, the direct recruitment to which is made otherwise than by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission. (3) The upper age limit prescribed in sub-rule (1) shall not apply to the posts of Junior Assistants in teh Non-ISF Records Office, Hyderabad. (4) Notwithstanding anything in sub-rule (1):- (a) The age limit of emergency candidates selected by District Collectors in according with G.O.Ms. No. 443. General Administration (SER.A)Department, dated the 14th August 1973 shall not exceed 28 years as on the 1st January, 1973 after deducting the temporary service with or without break, put in by them: and (b) The age limit shall be raised in the case of emergency employees belonging to BAckward Classes / Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes by five years and after deducting the temporary service with or without break put in by them.

8. Minimum Service:- Unless otherwise specified in these rules no person shall be eligible for appointment by transfer or promotion unless he has put in not less than three years or service in the category from which such promotion or appointment by transfer is made: Provided that the person converted from one category to another shall commence his probation afresh in the category to which he is converted and takes the rank below the last probationer in the converted category.

9. Probation:- (1) (a) Every person appointed by direct recruitment to any of the posts shall, from the date on which he commences probation, be on probation for a total period of two years on duty within a continuous period of three years. (b) Every person appointed to any of the posts either by promotion or by appointment by transfer shall, from the date on which he commences a continuous period of two years. (2) The period of service rendered as Deputy Tahsildar in the Andhra Pradesh Revenue Subordinate Service shall not count for probation in the category of Superintendetns in the Office of the Commissioner of Land Revenue. (3) The period of service rendered as Assistant Commercial Tax Officer in the Andhra Pradesh Commercial Taxes Subordinate Service shall not count for probation in the category of Superintendents in the Office of the Commissioner of Commercial Taxes. (4) Every person who have been converted from one category to another under rule 14 shall commence his probation in teh converted category from teh date of conversion. (5) The period of service rendered as Manager (Co-operative Sub-Registrar), or as Superintendents (Senior Inspector of Co-operative Societies) in the Office of the Registrat of Co-operative Societies shall count for probation in the category of Manager or Superintendets or Senior Assistants, as the case may be, in the said Office.

10. Training :- (1) (a) Every person selected by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission or any other competent authority for apointment to any post in this service by direct recruitment, shall undergo training for a period of not less than three months or for such period as the Government may prescribe from time to time. (b) Every person appointed to the service by direct recruitment shall, before the commencement of training, execute an agreement in such form as may be prescribed by the Government that he serves the State Government for a period of not less than three years after the completion of training referred to in clause (a). (c) He will be liable to refund to the Government the pay and allowances and any other remuneration received by him in addition to the amount spent by the Government on his training:- (i) If he fails to serve the State Government for a period of three years after the completion of his training, for any reason; or (ii) If the discontinues the training or is discharged from training course for misconduct or any other rerason; or (iii) If he secures any other employment elsewhere than under the State leave and pension. (d) The period of training shall count for purpose of probation, increments, leave and pension. (e) A direct recruit shall be eligible, during the period of training for the initial pay of the post with usual allowance admissible at the place of training; Provided that the appointing authority, may in deserving cases, exempt a candidate from undergoing the course of training prescribed for the relevant post, if the candidate concerned has rendered previously a satisfactory service for a minimum period of a six months in a temporary capacity in the concerned category of the service or in the corresponding category in any other service of the State Government. Provided further that notwithstanding the exemption granted from undergoing training, he shall execute the agreement prescribed in clause (b) of this sub rule. (2) Every member of the service, if so reauired by the Head of the Department or a higher authority to undergo any further special training, shall undergo such further special training if any.

11. Tests :- (a) A person appointed by direct recruitment shall pass such tests as may be prescribed by the Government from time to time in respect of the relevant category. (b) No person shall be eligible for promotion or appointment by transfer to the posts mentioned in Annexures-II unless he has passed the tests or acquired such qualifications, as are prescribed in teh said Annexure. (c) Where a test is newly prescribed for appointment to a category or grade, the members holding posts in the said category or grade, shall, within a period of two years from the date of prescribing the test, pass the said test falling which their annual increments in the category or grade shall be stopped without cumulative effect, and their confirmation shall also be withheld till such time that he passes the test.

12. Transfers and Postings:- (1) Transfers and Postings within a unit of appointment: Subject to the other provisions in this rule, the appointing authorities specified in rule 4 or as other Subordinate authority who may be authorised in their behalf, shall be competent to effect the transfers and postings of persons in the respective categories within the units speified in rule 13. (2) Other Transfers: Junior Assistants. Typists/Junior Stenograpehrs or Assistant-cum-Typists i.e., those included in Categories (3) and (4) of Class-A and Category-4 of Class-B may be transferred from the Subordinate Offices to the Offices of teh Heads ofDepartments and Directories: Provided that they satisfy the qualifications prescribed fro direct recruitment to such posts. (3) Transfers from local cadres to Regional Offices: In respect of Regional Offices exercising territorial jurisdiction over more than one District or over more than one zone and which office constitutes a separate unit of appointment, in respect ofcertain categories, those categories ofposts can be filled up by transfer of persons holding equivalent categories of posts in the local cadres located within the area over which that office has territorial Jurisdiction and vice-versa. (4) Transfers of probationers and approved probationers: Notwithstanding anything contained in rules 18, 19, 20, and 21 all the transfers of probationers and approved probationers either on administrative grounds or on request of the individuals from the unit of the office of the Head of the Department originally allotted, to another unit of the office of teh Head of the Department or to the offices notified as State level offices or Special Offices, to which the Andhra Pradesh Public Employment (Organisation or Local Cadres and REgulation ofDirect Recruitment) Order, 1975, does not apply may be made by the Head of the Department concerned with the concurrence of teh other Headof the Department, subject to the condition that their seniority shall be regulated in accordance with the provisions contained in rule 15 ofthese rules.

13. Unit of Appointment: Department Unit, recruitment, discharge and re-appointment: For purposes of direct recruitment, promotions, appointment by transfers, seniority, discharge and re-appoitnemnt and appointments as full member to a service and such other matters as may be specified by the State Government, a Departmental unit shall mean:- (a) each office of a Head of the Dpartment or the Directorate as the case may be: Provided that in the case of Irrigation, Roads and Buildings and Panchayat Raj Engineering Departments, all the Offices of Chief Engineers including the Offices of Engineer-in-Chiefs in each Department shall constitute one unit: Provided further that the offices of the Commissioner of Land Revenue, Commissioner of Settlements, Survey and Land Records, Commissioner of Land Reforms and Urban Land Cellings, shall constitute a single unit: Provided also that the office of teh Director of Anti-Corruption Bureau and the Offices Subordinate to it in the State shall be treated as a single unit for all purposes. (b) Each office of a State Level Office/State Level Institution notified under Andhra Pradesh Public Employment (Organisation of Local Cadres and Regulation of Direct Recruitment) Order, 1975 or a combination of such State Level Offices/Institutions into which several such Offices/Institutions are grouped by an order of the Head of the DEpartment or the Directorate issued with the prior approval of teh Government. (c) each of the Special Offices and Special Establishemnts notified under the Andhra Pradehs Public Employment (Organisation of Local Cadres andRegulation of Direct Recruitment) Order, 1975, unless otherwise specified by an order to be issued by the Head of the Department, with the prior approval of the State Government: (d) In the case of posts which are within the purview of the Andhra Pradesh Public Employment (Organisation of Local Cadres and Regulation of Direct Recruitment) Order, 1975: (i) Each department in each District or a group of offices in a part of the District, into which the several offices in a District in that Department may be grouped, by an order of the Head of the Department Issued with the approval of the Government for the categories of posts the minimum the scale of pay which is equivalent to or less than the minimum of the scale of pay of J unior Assistants: (ii) each Department is each zone specified in the second schedule to the Andhra Pradesh Public Employment (Organization of Local Cadres and Regulatory of District Recruitment) Order, 1975 or a group of zones, as may be specified by the Government by an order under an order under the said Presidential Order, 1975; or an administrative unit or units to be specified in a zone for all acategories of posts, the minimum of teh scale of pay of the post of Junior Assistants, by an order to be issued by teh Head of the Department with the approval of Government; and (e)In all other cases, the unit of appointment shall be, as may be specified by an order of teh Head of teh Department, with the prior approval of the Government.

14. Conversion as between Junior Assistant/Typists/Junior Stenos/Telphone Operators, Assistants-cum-Typists and Transfers Between CAtegoris of Junior Assistants and Typists/Junior Stenographers and Telephone Operators and Assistant-cum-Typists: (a) Any person working in a post in teh category in column (1) of the table below, shall be eligible for the conversion to teh category in column (2) that of if he possesses the qualifications prescribed for appointment by direct recruitment to the latter post and is wuitable for such appointment and has satisfactorily completed the period of probation in the category in column (1). (Assistant-cum-Typist, Junior Assistant, Typist or Junior Stenographer-Telephone Operator),(Junior Assistant, Typist, Junior Stenographer, Telephone Operator-Assistant-cum-Typist), (Assistant-cum-Typist, Typist, Junior Stenographer, Telephone Operator-Junior Assistant), Assistant-cum-Typist, Assistant or Telephone Operator-Typist/Junior Stenographer), (b) Typist and Junior Stenographer and Telephone Operators in the Offices of Heads of Deaprtments and Directories shall not be eligible for conversion as Junior Assistants or Assistant-cum-Typists, unless they hold a degree of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provincial Act or State Act or of an Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission, or possess any other equivalent qualifications; Provided that those appointed to the aforesaid categories in the Offices specified in this sub-rule prior to the 31st October, 1980 and had passed the two paper test OR General Educational Test of Gruop-IV standard conducted by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission shall be eligible for promotion to the post of Senior Assistant or for conversion to the post of Junior Assistant; Provided further that the Non-Graduate Junior Assistants, Typists and Junior Stenographers appointed after the 31st October, 1980 and appeared for the Special General Educational Test of Degree Standard conducted by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission in persuance of the orders issued in G.O.Ms.No 317, GEneral Administration (SER-B) Department dated 30-05-1984 and G.O.Ms. No. 101, General Administration (SER-B) Department dated 21-02-1986 and passed the said test shall also be eligible for appointment as Junior Assistant by conversion or for promotion to the post of Senior Assistant. (c) Typists or Junior Stenographers and Telephone Operators shall not be eligible for conversion as Junior Assistant in the Subordinate Offices i.e., Offices other than the Heads of Departments and Directories, unless they have passed the Intermediate Examination conducted by the Andhra Pradesh Board of Intermediate Education or its equivalent examination; Provided that those appointed prior to 29-10-1987 to the categories mentioned in this sub0rule are eligible for conversion as Junior Assistants or for promotion as Senior Assistants in the Subordinate Offices if they possess Minimum General Educational Qualification.

15. Seniority:- (1) Service rendered in a post or group of posts bearing a distinct designation and included in a category as constituted by rule (2), shall count for seniority in such category, post or group of posts irrespective of the DEpartment of Office in which such servicewas rendered: Provided that (i) In the case of a person those services are lent from the one Department or office to another, the service rendered by him any higher post in teh Department or office to which his service were lent shall count for seniority in the parent Department of office only from the date of regulaar appointment to such higher post, in the parent Department or office; (ii) the seniority of a member of the service who is transferred on administrative grounds from one department of office or unit of appointment to another department or office or unit of appointment shall be fixed in the latter department or office or unit with reference to the date of his first appointment in the former department or office or unit; (iii) the seniority of a member of the service who is transferred at his own request from one department or office or unit of appointment shall be fixed in the latter department or office or unit with reference to the date of his first appointment in the latter department of office or unit; (2) the seniority of a member of the service who is appointed by conversion from the post of Special Category Stenographer to the post of Superintendent or from the post of Senior Stenographer or U.D. Typist of the post of Senior Assistant shall be fixed with reference to the date of his first appointment as Special Category Stenographer or Senior Stenographer or U.D. Typist as the case may be; (3) the seniority of a Telephone Operator converted as Junior Assistant or Typist or Junior Stenogarpher or Assistant-cum-Typist shall be fixed in the latter from the date of such appointment to the latter category. (4) the seniority of a Superintendent, Senior Assistant and Junior Assistant or Typist or Junior Steno or Assistant-cum-Typist transferred and appointed as Superintendent, Senior Assistant or Junior Assistant or Typist or Junior Steno or Assistant-cum-Typist in the office of the concerned Head of the Department or Directories in terms of Note(1), (2) and (4) or rule 3 shall be determined with reference to the date of his joining as Superintendent or Senior Assistant or Typist or Junior Steno or Assistant-cum-Typist as the case may be, in the unit of office to which heis transferred. (5) The member of the service working in the Government House Department, Hyderabad including the Guest House thereunder, nay be transferred to the Andhra Pradesh Guest House, New Delhi and vice-versa, subject to the condition that the seniority of a member who is transferred on administrative grounds shall be fixed with reference to the date of his appointment in the Department or office from which he is transferred; the seniority of member who is transferred at his own request shall be fixed with to the date of his appoitment in the department or office to which he is transferred. (6) A person converted from one category to another under rule-14 shall take his seniority in the converted category from the date of commencement of probation in the latter category and shall be ranked below the last probationer in the latter category, as on the date of commencement of probation of such person in the latter category.

(16) Pmomotion and absorption of Stenographers and Typists:- (a) No member of the serviceshall be eligible for appointment, from the post mentioned in column (1) of the table below to the post mentioned in column (2), unless he has put in satisfactory service for minimum period in the category specified in column (3) thereof and acquired the other qualifications referred to in Column (3). THE TABLE

1. Special Category Stenographer who has opted for absorption in clerical line.
Superintendent
  1. Two years service as Special Category Stenographer.
  2. Must have passed Departmental or Special Tests or both prescribed for the post of Superintendent in the Department or Office concerned as specified in Annexure-II.
2. Senior Stenographer who has opted for absorption in clerical line. Senior Assistant
  1. Two years service as Senior Stenographer.
  2. Must have passed Departmental or Special Tests on both prescribed for the post of Senior Assistant in the Department or Office concerned as specified in Annexure-II.
(b) A Telephone Operator or Typist or Junior Stenographer or U.D. Typist opting for absorption in clerical line, shall first be converted to the category in Column (2) of the table below and put in satisfactory service of one year in the clerical category noted in column (2) and shall have passed the departmental or other special tests prescribed in Annexure-II for promotion as Senior Assistants or Superintendents, as the case may be. THE TABLE
Category
to be converted
  • Senior Stenographer or U.D. Typist Telephone Operator.
  • Typist or Junior Stenographer.
  • Senior Assistant
  • Junior Assistant or
  • Assistant-cum-Typist
  • Junior Assistant or
  • Assistant-cum-Typist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17. REvision and review of orders of promotion or appointment by transfer:- An order of appointment by transfer or promotion of a member of a service or class to a category, grade of post therein, made by the competent authority may, within a period of six months from the date of such order, be revised by an authority to which an appeal would lie against an order of dismissal passed against a full member of the service, class, category or grade, as teh case may be. Such revision may be made by appellate aforesaid either on its own motion or otherwise: Provided that where the Government are the appellate authority they may revise such an order after the expiry of the period of six months aforsaid for special and sufficient reasons to be recorded in writing. Provided further that no order of revision under the rule shall be passed unless the person affected adversely thereby are given an opportunity of marking their representatinos against the revision proposed: Provided also that notwithstanding anything in this rule, the State Government may, of it sown motion or otherwise, review any order or revision if it was passed under any mistake, whether of fact, or of Law or of any rules or in ignorance of any material fact or for any other sufficient cause, and the provisions contained in the foregoing second proviso shall apply in respect of any order under this proviso.

18. List of approved candidates for certain categories and posts:- (1) Subject to the provisions of rule 19 there shall be one list of approved candidates for appointment by direct recruitment to the post of Junior Assistants taken together and another list of approved candidates for appointments by direct recruitment to the posts of Typists and Junior Stenographers and another list for appointment by direct recruitment to the post of Assistant-cum-Typist. (2) Such lists shall be drawn up by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission separately for each departmental unit in two parts:- (i) for offices and institutions other than those solely managed by or intended for, women; and (ii) for offices and institutions solely managed by, or intended for women.

19. Preparation of lists of approved candidates:- The list referred to in rule 18 shall be prepared in accordance with the application made annually to the Commission by the appointing authority for the departmental unit concerned or, if there are more than one appointing authority in the unit, by the authority to be nominated for the purpose by the Head of the Department.

20. Permanent allotment of candidates to departmental units and their appointment:- The candidates included by the Commission in the list for each departmental unit shall be regarded as permanently allotted to the Department of which that unit forms part and appointments to the service in each unit shall be made from the list for that unit by the appointing authority for the unit: Provided that, if there is more than one appointing authority in the unit, such appointments shall bemade in consultation, with the authority nominated for the purpose by the Head of the Department.

21. Candidates allotted but not actually employed in a departmental unit: A candidate included in the list for a departmental unit but not actually employed for the time being in the department of which that unit forms part ma, with teh consent of the appointing authority for the departmental unit or if thereare more than one appointing authority in the unit, with the consent of the authority nominated for the purpose by the Head of the Department, be appointed temporarily in any office in the corresponding departmental unit of any other department, if no candidate is available from the current list for the latter departmental unit; but such temporary appointment shall not count for probation in these service and shall cease if the candidate is required to fill a vacancy in the departmental unit to which he has been allotted.

22. List of Probationers for Administrative units:- As soon as a candidate is placed on probation in a department, a Service Book shall be opened for him by the appointing authority and his name shall be removed from the list of approved candidates and shall be transferred to the list of probationers in the administrative unit. The latter list shall be maintained separately for each of the administrative units by an officer nominated for the purpose by the Head of the Department. A Probationer or an approved probationer may be employed in any of the offices of teh Department within the administrative unit.

23. Allotment of candidates with special Qualifications:- When a candidate is required to fill any post for which special qualifications are prescribed by these rules, the order indicated in the list of approved candidates may be departed from in so far as such departure may be necesary in order to secure the appointment of a candidate possessing such special qialifications.

24. Failure of approved candidates, discharged probationers and approved probationers to join duty when required:- When an approved candidate, or a probationer or an approved probationer who has discharged from the service for want of vacancy, falls without adequate reason, to join, when directed to do so by the competent authority, the duty on a post in the service, the pay of which is, ifit is on a time scale of pay not less than that of a Junior Assistant or if it is fixed rate of pay, not less than the minimum of the pay scale of a Junior Assistant, his name shall forthwith be removed from the list of approved candidates or, as the case may be, from the list of probationers or approved probationers by an order of that authority. In the case of an approved probationers such order shall be passed after observing the procedure prescribed in the Andhra Pradesh Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1991. An approved candidate, a probationer or an approved probationer whose name has been removed from the list of approved probationers or, as the case may be, from the list of probationers or approved probationers by an order so passed by the competent authority, shall not be eligible for appointment again on the base of the inclusion of his name in the said list. Explanation: For the purpose of this rule, the competent authority shall be the officer nominated by the Head of the Department to maintain the list of probationers for the administrative unit.

25. Separate list of approved candidates:- For each of the categories, other than those specified in rule 18 to which recruitment has to be made through the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission or any other agency specified by Government, from time to time, in respect of any category, a separate list of approved candidates shall be drawn up by the commission or such other agency as may be specified by Government in respect of any category.

26. Securities:- (1) The Head of the Department shall prepare a list of posts, the holder of which shall be required to deposit security for the due and faithful performance of duties attached to such posts, and obtain the approval of Government for such list. The Head of the Department or such other officer, as may be specified by him, shall thereafter obtain security from the holders of such posts, in such manner as may be specified by the Head of the Department. (2) When a member of the service who has furnished security takes leave, other than, casual leave, or is deputed to other duty, the person who is appointed to officiate for him shall be required to furnish the full amount of the security prescribed for the post.

27. Members desiring Courses of study not connected with probation:- (1) A member of a service who desires to undergo any course of study which, though not essentially connected with his probation, islikely to enhance his usefulness as member of the service shall , on his application, be permitted by the competent authority, as is referred to in rule 4 to undergo the desired course of study. He shall also be granted the entire amount of leave, if any, admissible under teh rules applicable to him, if, but such leave, he would have continued to be on duty. (2) Notwithstanding anything in the General Rules regulating seniority, such probationer shall, on the completion of the course of the study, be entitled to reappointment according to the rank and seniority held by him in his category before undergoing the said course of study for increments in the time scale of pay applicable ti him, if, but for his absence from the service (whether on leave or otherwise) for undergoing the said course of study, he would have continued to be on duty. (3) This rule shall not have the effect of excluding the period of absence during the course of study in computing the continues period within which the the prescribed period of probation has to be completed under Rule 8. ANNEXURE - I [Rule 6(1)] QUALIFICATIONS

Class & Category
Method of Recruitment
Qualification
1. Cost Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Commercial Auditor, Internal Auditor, Auditors in the rank of Superintendents.
By Posting of Superintendents.
Most possess a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce or Accountancy from any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, State Act or Provincial Act or an Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission or any equivalent qualifications.
3. Junior Assistants in the offices of Heads of Departments and Directories.
By direct Recruitment or by appointment by transfer.
Must hold a Bachelor's Degree of any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, State Act or Provincial Act or an Insitution recognised by the University Grants Commission or any equivalent qualification.
Junior Assistants in the Governer's household establishment.
By direct recruitment.
(i) Must hold a Bachelor's Degree of any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, State Act or Provincial Act or an Insitution recognised by the University Grants Commission or any equivalent qualification. (ii) Must have passed type writing (English) by the Lower Grade.
Junior Assistants in the Offices other than Heads of Departments and Directories
By direct recruitment.
Must have passed Intermediate Examination conducted by the Andhra Pradesh State Board or Intermediate Examination or its equivalent Examination.
Junior Assistant in the Offices other than Heads of Departments and Directories.
By direct recruitment.
(a) Must have passed Intermediate Examination conducted by the Andhra Pradesh State Board or Intermediate Examination or its equivalent Examination. (b) Must have put in not less than 5 years service in in the relevant feeder category.
Junior Assistants in the Non/ISF Records Office, Hyderabad.
By direct recruitment.
Must be retrenched employees of the Army Possessing sufficient experience in "A" "AC" "QM" . Sections with the knowledge of batch organization and demobilization and conversant in the Urdu and English preference being given to retrenched employees of the Ex-Hyderabad Army (Non-ISF) possessing the above qualification.
4. Assistant-cum-Typist in the offices of Heads of Departments/Directories.
By any method
  1. Must hold a Bachelor's Degree of any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provincial Act, or on Institution recognized mission or any equivalent qualification.
  2. Must have passed the Government Technical examination in Typewriting by the Higher Grade in Telugu on a Government Standard Key Board.
  3. Provided that if persons with the qualifications prescribed in item(ii) above are not available candidates who have passed the above examination in Typewriting by Lower Grade may if otherwise qualified be appointed.
  4. Provided further that candidates who have possess Typewriting Grade besides the qualifications mentioned in items(ii) and (iii) above shall be given prefenecne for appointment by direct recruitment.
  5. Note: "If sufficient number of candidates with Telugu Typewriting qualifications are not available for apointment by direct recruitment as Typists candidates with English Typewriting qualification may be appointed subject to the condition that he/she should acquire the Telugu Typewriting qualification within the period of probation on pain of postponement of increment without cumulative effect."
4. Assistant-cum-Typist in the sub office other than offices of Heads of Departments & Directories.
By any method of appointment
  1. Must have passd the Intermediate examination conducted by the Andhra Pradesh State Board of Intermediate Examination or its equivalent examination.
  2. Must have passed the Government Techincal Examination in Typewriting by the Higher Grade in Telugu on Government Standard Key Board.
  3. Provided that if persons with the qualification prescribed in item(ii) above are not available candidates who have passed the above examination in typewriting by Lower Grade if otherwise qualified be appointed.
  4. Provided further that candidates who possess Typewriting qualifications in English by Lower Grade besides the qualifications mentioned in items(ii) and (iii) above shall be given preference for appointment by direct recruitment.
  5. Note : "If sufficient number of candidates with Telugu Typewriting qualification may be appointed subject to the condition that he/she should acquire Telugu Typewriting qualification on pain of postponement of increment without cumulative effect."
5. Telephone Operators
By any method of appointment
  1. Must possess Intermediate Examination or its equivalent qualification.
  2. Must possess a certificate issued by the District Manager Telephones that the Telephone Operator has sufficient knowledge and experience to operate the Telephone Exchange.
Class-B, 1. Special Category Stenographer.
By promotion
  1. Must have passed the Government Technical Examination on Short and by the Higher Grade of the Andhra Pradesh Government or 120 words per minute speed test conducted by the Department of Technical Education, Hyderabad or, must possess any other equivalent qualification; and
  2. Typewriting by the Higher Grade on the Andhra Pradesh Government or 40 words per minute speed test conducted by the Department of the Techincal Education, Hyderabad or must possess any other equivalent qualification.
2. Senior Stenographer (English or Telugu).
By direct recruitment. , By promotion or transfer
  1. Must have passed the Intermediate Examination conducted by the Board of Intermediate Examination or must possess any other equivalent qualification.
  2. Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Shorthad and Typewriting in Higher Grade in the concerned Language conducted by State Board of TechincalEducation of Andhra Pradesh Government or any other equivalent qualification.
  3. Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Shorthand and Typewriting by Higher Grade conducted by the State Board of Techincal Education of the Andhra Pradesh Government or any other equivalent qualification.
  4. Note : In the case ofTelugu Typist, the pass in the Typewriting exam shall be on the Typewriter with Government standard Key Board.
3. Junior Stenographer in the offices of Heads of Departments and Directories, (Telugu or English)
By direct recruitment
  1. Must have passed Intermediate Examination or its equivalent Examination.
  2. Government Techincal Examination in Typewriting by the Higher Grade in the relevant language. and
  3. The Government Techinical Examination in Shorthand by the Higher Grade in the relevant language. If however persons who have passed the examination on Typewriting or Shorthand by the Higher Grade may be appointed. Note : In the case of Telugu Typewriting exam shall be on the Typewriter with Government Standard Key Board.
Junior Stenographers in the Offices other than Heads of Departments and Directories (Telugu) or (English).
By direct recruitment or by transfer.
  1. Must have passed Intermediate examination or its equivalent examination.
  2. Must have passed the Government Techincal Examination in Typewriting by the Higher Grade in the relevant language, and
  3. Must have passed teh Government Techincal Examination in Shorthand by the Higher Grade in the relevant language. If however persons who have passed the examination in Typewriting or Shorthand by the Higher Grade are not available those who have passed the examination by the Lower Grade may be appointed. Note : In the case of Telugu Typist the pass in the Typewriting examination shall be on the typewriter with the Government Standard Key Board.
Class-B, Category-3,
  1. U.D. Typist (Urdu)
  2. U.D. Typist (Hindi)
  3. U.D. Typist (Telugu)
  4. U.D. Typist (English) in the Offices of the Heads of Departments and Directories.
  1. By direct recruitment.
  2. By promotion of L.D. Typist in the relevant language.
  1. Must have passed the Intermediate examination conducted by the Board of Intermediate Examination or must possess any other equivalent qualification.
  2. Must have passed the Government in Techincal Examination in Typewring by Higher Grade in the language concerned conducted by the State Board of Techincal Education of the Andhra Pradsh Government or any other equivalent examination. Note : In the case of Telugu Typist the pass in the Typewriting exam shall be on the Type writer with Government Standard Key Board.
4. Typist in the Offices of Heads of Departments and Directories.
By direct recruitment or by transfer.
  1. Must have passed Intermediate examination or its equivalent examination.
  2. Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting by the Higher Grade in Telugu on a Government Standard Key Board.
  3. Provided that ifpersons with the qualification prescribed in item(ii) above are not available candidates who have passed the above examination in Typweriting by Lower Grade may if otherwise qualified be appointed.
  4. Provided further that candidates who possess Typweriting qualification in English by Lower Grade besides the qualifications mentioned in items(ii) and (iii) above shall be given preference for appointment by direct recruitment.
  5. Note (1) : "If sufficient number of candidates with Telugu Typewriting qualifications are not available for appointment by direct recruitment as Typists candidates with English Typewriting qualification may be appointed subject to the condidtion that he/she should acquire the Telugu Type writing qualification within the period of probation on Pain of postponement of Increment without Cumulative effect.:
  6. Note (2) : "In the case of Telugu Typist the pass in the Typewriting exam shall be on the Typewriter with Government Standard Key Board.
4. (i) L.D. Typist (Urdu) (ii) L.D. Typist (Hindi in the Offices other than Heads of Departments and Directories.
By direct Recruitment or by transfer.
  1. Must have passed the Intermediate examination conducted by the Board of Intermediate Examination or must possess any other equivalent qualification.
  2. Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting by the Higher Grade in the Language concerned Conducted by the State Board of Techincal Eduction of the Andhra Pradesh Government or any other equivalent qualification. Provided that if persons with the qualification prescribed in item(ii) above ae not available candidates who have passed the Government Techincal Examination in Typewriting by the Lower Grade in teh language concerned conducted by the Andhra Pradesh Government or any other equivalent qualification be appointed.
Typists in Telugu / English in the Offices other than Heads of Departments and Directories.
By direct recruitment or by trransfer.
  1. Must have passed Intermediate Examination or its equivalent qualification.
  2. Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting by the Higher Grade in Telugu on Government Standard Key Board.
  3. Provided that if persons with the qualification prescirbed in item(ii) above are not available candidates who have passed the above examination in Typewriting by Lower Grade if otherwise qualified be appointed.
  4. Provided further that candidates who possess Typewriting qualification in English by Lower Grade besides thequalifications mentioned in items(ii) and (iii) above shall be given preference for appointment by direct recruitment.
  5. Note (1) : "Ifsufficient number of candidates with Telugu Typewriting qualification are not available for appointment as Typists candidates with English Typewriting qualification may be appointed subject to the condition that he/she should acquire Telugu Typewriting qualification within the period of probation pain of postponement of increment without cululative effect.:
  6. Note (2) : "In the case ofTelugu Typists the pass in the Typewriting examination shall be on the Type writer with Government Standard Key Board."
L.D. Typist (Telugu) Oriental Manuscripts Library
By direct recruitment., By appointment by transfer
  1. Must hold at Bachelor's Degree or any University in Indai established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, State Act or Provincial Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or any equivalent qualification.
  2. Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting (English and Telugu) (Higher or Lower Grade) conducted by the State Board of Techincal Education of the Andhra Pradesh Government or any other equivalent qualification.
  3. Must hold a Bachelor's Degree of any University in Indai established or incorporated by or under a Central ACt, State Act or Provn\incial Act or an Institution recognized by the UniversityGrants Commission or any equivalent qualification.
  4. Must possess the minimum General Educational qualification prescribed in the Schedule to General Rules.
  5. Must have passed the Government Techincal Examination in Typewriting English and Telugu (Higher and Lower Grade) conducted by teh State Board of TEchincal Education of the Andhra Pradesh Government or any other equivalent qualification.
  6. Note : In the case of Telugu Typist the pass in the Typewriting examination shall be on the Typewriter with Government Standard Key Board.
4(c) Library Clerk-cum-Typist in Andhra Pradesh Information Centre, New Delhi.
By recruitment.
  1. Must possess the minimum General Education qualifications prescribed in teh Schedule to General Rules.
  2. Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in English Typewriting Lower Grade: and
  3. Must possess a Diploma in Library Science or Librarianship. Note:(1) If a person possessing Diploma in Library Science is not available a person possessing a certificate in Library Science or Librarianship may be appointed. Note:(2) Preference shall be given to the candidates who are Graduates and who have taken Telugu as one of the subject in teh Degree for appointment to the said post.
ANNEXURE-II (RULE 11 (B)) - Tests to be passed or training to be undergone special qualifications to be acquired before promotion or appointment by transfer to the posts mentioned below
Posts
Tests to be Passed / Training to be Completed
(1)
(2)
Adult Education Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants.
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers Part-I.
  2. Deputy Inspector of Schools Test Paper-I, II & III.
Advocate General's Establishment
Superintendent including Manager and Sction Officers and Senior Assistants
  1. Civil Judicail Test.
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Par-I.
Agriculture Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Par-I.
  2. Animal Husbandary Department Test.
Archaeology and Museums Department
Superintendetns and Senior Assistants.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers Part-I.
Anti-Curruption Bureau
Accounts in the Anit-Curruption Bureau
  1. Must have passed the Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers Part-I and
  2. Departmental Test Prescribed in the Andhra Pradesh Police Manual.
Backward Classes Welfare Department
Superintendetns and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I
  2. First Paper of Revenue Text, Part-I.
Boilers Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants.
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I
  2. A, B & C of Labour, Factories and Boilers Departmental Test.
Bureau of Economics and Statistics
Superintendents and Senior Assistant
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers Part-I.
Central Records Office
Superintendents and Senior Assistants.
Accounts Test for Subordiante Officers Part-I.
Civil Defence and Emergency Relief Training Institute, Hyderabad
Superintendents, Senior Assistants.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers Part-I.
Civil Supplies Department
Senior Assistants.
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Revenue Tests Parts I, II & III.
Collegiate Education Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants.
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Collegiate Educational Statistics Test.
  3. Deputy Inspectors Test papers I, II & III.
N.B:- Collegiate Education Statistics Test is Proposed to be prescribed. Till the syllabus etc., is finalized the persons to be promoted as Senior Assistants or Superintendents should pass the Deputy Inspectors Test, Papers I, II & III..... Commerce and Export Promotion Department.
Superintendents and Senior Assistants.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Commissioner for Government Examinations
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Co-operative Department
Senior Assistants
Must have passed the Co-operative Centrla Institute examinations in Co-operative. Auditing Banking and Book Keeping or an examination declared equivalent to them in the Andhra Pradesh Co-operative Subordintae Service Rules.
Commercial Taxes Department
  • Superintendents.
  • Senior Assistants.
  • Senior Assistants (Marwari & Gujarati).
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Offiders, Part-I.
  2. Departmental Test in Commercial Taxes Laws.
  3. A pass in Departmental Test in Commercial taxes Laws, Gujarati & Marwari by Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission.
Sales Tax Appellate Tribunal
  • Superintendents.
  • Senior Assistants.
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Departmental Test in Commercial Taxes Laws.
  3. Departmental Test in Commercial Taxes Laws.
Cultural / Affairs Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants.
Accounts Test for, Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
District Gazetteers
Superintendents.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Drugs Control Administration Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Electrical Inspectorate
Superintendents and Senior Assistants.
  1. Departmental Test.
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Employment and Training Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants.
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  3. Departmental Test for National Employment Service Organisation, Parts I & II.
Endowments Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants and Inspectors.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I and the Endowments Edpartmental Test PArt-I and II.
Engineering Research Laboratories
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for P.W.D. Officers and Subordinate.
Estate Officer, Hyderabad and Secunderabad
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Excise Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Civil and Criminal Law (Test A)
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
N.B:- Persons who have passed Bachelor of Law Degree examination of any University with Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Penal Code and C.P.C. will and be required to pass the papers in Civil and Criminal Laws.
Factories Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. A.B. & C of Labour Test.
Fire Services
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Andhra Pradesh Fire Service Manual.
Fisheries Department
  1. Office of the Director of FIsheries: (i) Superintendents. (ii) Senior Assistant.
  2. Other Offices: (i) Senior Assistants. (ii) Junior Assistants and Farm Fieldman.
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I. and
  2. Fisheries Departmental Test, Part-I, Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  3. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I, Fisheries Departmental Test, Part-I.
Forest Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Departmental Test perscribed in Section 28 of the Andhra Pradesh Forest Department Code.
Government House Department
Superintendents, Accountants, Senior Asssistants including Senior Accountatn. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Government Press
  1. Accountant and Chief Accountant.
  2. Senior Accounts Clerk-I Grade.
  3. Senior Assistants. (a) Senior Clerk. Pay Bill section. (b) Senior Clerk. Book Section.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I, (a) Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part. (b) Book-keeping (Lower-Grade). Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Government Pleaders Establishment
Superintendents including Manager and Senior ssistants.
  1. Civil Judicial Test.
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
N.B:- Persons who have passed the Bachelor's Degree in Law with civil procedure Code will not be required to pass the civil Judicial Test.
Ground Water Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I or Accounts Test for P.W.D. Officers and Subordinate.
Handicapped Welfare Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Handloom and Textiles Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Horticultue Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Horticulture Department Test.
N.B:- Agriculture Department Test will have to be passed till Horticulture Department Test is finalised.
Indian Medicine and Homeopathy Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Indian Preventive Medicine Public Health Labs Food (Health) Authority
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Insurance Medical Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Industrial Tribunal
Superintendents, Accountants Senior Assistants.
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Labour Factories and boilers Departmental Test Parts A, B & C.
Industries Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Information and Public Relations Department
Superintendents, Accountants Senior Assistants. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Institute of Administration
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Intermediate Education Department
Senior Assistants.
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Deputy Inspector of Schools Tests I, II & III.
Irrigation Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Jagir Administration
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Jawaharlal Bhavan
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Labour Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Labour Factories and Boilers Departmental Tests Parts A, B & C.
Marketing Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Marketing Departmental Test.
Medical Education / Health and Family Welfare Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Mines and Geology Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Minicipal Administration Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I. OR
  2. Accounts Test of Local Body Employees.
National Cadet Corps
Superintendents
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
A.P. Oriental Manuscripts Library and Research Institute
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Panchayat Raj Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for Local Body Employees or Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part I & II.
Panchayat Raj Engineering Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for P.W.D. Officers and Subordinates.
Police Department
Superintendents Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Departmental Test in Andhra Pradesh Police Manual.
Port Department
  1. Superintendents.
  2. Senior Assistants.
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I. and Departmental Test held prior to 1938 of Departmental Test by the High Grade.
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Printing Stationery and Store Purchse Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants including Assistant Store Keeper, Accountant and Cashier.
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Departmental Test in Stationery Manual. Volume I & II.
Prisons Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Jail Department TEst, Part I & III.
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Ovffiders, Part-I.
Prosecution Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Public Health Engineering Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for P.W.D. Officers and Subordinates.
Public Libraries Department
Superintendents and Auditors and Senior Assistants.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Public Prosecutor's Establishment
Superintendents including Manager and Assistants.
  1. Criminal Judicial Test.
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
N.B:- Persons who have passed Bachelor's Degree in Law with Criminal Procedure Code and I.P.C. will not be required to pass the Criminal Judicial Test.
Rajbhavan (Governor's Household Establishment)
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Registrar of Publications
Senior Assistants.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Revenue Department
  1. Superintendent in the Offices of the Commissioner of Land Revenue, Survey Settlement and Land Records, Commissioner of Land Records and Urban Land Ceilings.
  2. Senior Assistants in the Office ofthe Commissioner of Land Revenue, Survey Settlement and Land Records, Commissioner of Land Records and Urban Land Ceilings. Senior Assistants in Offices other than Commissioner of Land Revenue, Survey, Settlement and Land Records, Commissioner, Land Records and Urban Land Ceiling, Heads Clerks in Collectors Offices.
  1. Revenue Test, Papers, I II & III.
  2. Successful completion of Revenue Survey Training for Six Weeks.
  3. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  4. Must have worked aas Revenue Inspector for one year.
  5. Revenue Test Part. I, II & III.
  6. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  7. Successful completion of Revenue Survey Training for six weeks.
  8. Revenue Test, Part, I, II & III.
  9. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  10. Successful completion fo Revenue Survey Training for six weeks.
Registration and Stamps Department
Senior Assistants (even conversion of Senior Stenos as Senior Assistants).
Registration Departmental Test and Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Roads and Buildings Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for P.W.D. Officers and Subordinates.
Sainik Welfare Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
School Education Department
Superintendents, Auditors and Senior Assistants.
  1. Deputy Inspectors's Test. Paper-I, II & III.
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Sericulture Department
Superintendents in the Directorate and in the Districts and Regional Offices.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part I, & II (Director of Sericulture).
State Institute of Educational Technology
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Small Savings Department
Superintendents, Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I and II.
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Social Welfare Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. First Paper of Revenue Test, Part-I.
Survey and Land Records
  1. Superintendents.
  2. Senior Assistants.
  1. Revenue Test Parts I, II & III.
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  3. Successful completion of REvenue Survey Training for six weeks.
  4. Revenue Test Parts I, II & III.
  5. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Settlement Department
  1. Superintendents.
  2. Senior Assistants.
  1. Revenue Test Parts I, II & III.
  2. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  3. Successful completion of REvenue Survey Training for six weeks.
  4. Revenue Test Parts I, II & III.
  5. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
State Archives
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Sugar Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Technical Education Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants. (Accountants and Storekeepers in Senior Assistants Scale of Pay).
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Government Text Book Press
Superintendents including Commercial Accountants and Manager, Senior Assistants including Assistant Stoe Keeper, Assistant Accountants and Cashiers.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Tourism Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Town Planning Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants, Accountants Storekeeper.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Translations Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants

Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.

Transport Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. Departmental Test on Motor Vehicles Rules and Regulations.
Tribal Welfare
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
  1. Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
  2. First Paper of Revenue Test, Part-I.
Department of Legal Metrology
Superintendents and Senior Assistants, including Head Clerks.
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Women Development and Child Welfare Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants
Accounts Test for Subordinate Officers, Part-I.
Works Accounts
Senior Assistants.
Accounts Test for P.W.D. Officers and Subordinates.
Youth Services Department
Superintendents and Senior Assistants Accounts Test for P.W.D. Officers and Subordinates.
AD-HOC Rule to Consider the Disable Persons for Appointment for Group IV Services
(G.O.Ms. No. 33. Gen., Admn. (Ser-B) Dept., dated: 3-2-2003) - In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution of India and all other powers hereunto enabling, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following Ad-hoc Rule, namely.
AD-HOC RULE

"Notwithstanding anything contained in the A.P. Ministerial Service Rules and in other relevant rules, in the matter of Direct REcruitment to the posts of Group IV services viz., Junior Assistant/Typist/Junior Stenographer/Junior Accountant ect., in the Andhra Pradesh Ministerial Services and other relevant services in the District Subordinate Offices i.e., the offices other than the Offices of the Heads of the Departments, for which Intermediate is prescribed as the basic qualification, the Physically Handicapped persons (Disabled Persons), who prosecuted higher Studies, such as Degree and or Post Graduate Qualifications, direectly without the basic qualification of Intermediate prescribed in the said rules, may be onsidered for appointment to the said posts without insisting of a pass in Intermediate qualification, in the event of non-availability of eligible Physically Handicapped candidates (Disabled Persons) with the basic educational qualification prescribed or the said posts in the relevant Service Rules."

 

 

 

Main_Menu