APPSC Notified Recruitment of 107 Vacancies for Child Development Project Officer

Jan 31, 2013 13:19 IST

    Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) issued recruitment notification for 107 posts of Child Development Project Officer in Women Development and Child Welfare Service (General Recruitment for Female candidates only) in 2 zones. Interested eligible candidates can apply online till 21 February 2013.

    Important Dates:

    Last Date for applying online: 21 February 2013

    Last Date for Payment of Fee: 19 February 2013

    Date of Written Examination: 5 May 2013

    Vacancy Details:

    Name of the Post: Child Development Project Officer in Women Development and Child Welfare Service

    Number of Vacancies: 107 posts

    Zone-wise break up of vacancies:

    Sl. No





    28 posts



    79 posts


      107 posts

    Age Limit (as on 1 July 2012):

    Minimum: 18 years

    Maximum: 34 years

    (Upper age limit is relaxable for SC/ST and BCs by 5 years and for Physically Handicapped persons by 10 years
    For others age relaxation will be applicable as per Government rules.)

    Educational Qualification:  Degree in Home Science / Social Work / Sociology from a recognized University or equivalent.

    Application Fee: All candidates have to pay Rs.100 as application fee and all those who are not exempted from payment of fee have also to pay Rs.120 as examination fee. The amount has to be paid at AP Online Centers or at any branch of State Bank of India through a Challan that can be downloaded from the APPSC website after submission of basic details.

    SC / ST / BC /Ex-S / Families having Household Supply White Card issued by Civil Supplies Department, AP Government (Residents of Andhra Pradesh) / Un-employed youth in the eligible age group are exempted from payment of fee.

    Pay Scale: Rs.16150-32590

    Selection Procedure: Selection will be done through written Examination /Oral Test and Interview. Final Selection will be based on the total marks obtained together in Written and Oral test.

    The 450 mark written exam will have two questions papers having 150 objective type questions each. The 150 mark Paper I will be of General Studies while, the Paper II will be of 300 marks and have questions related to Home Science / Social Work / Sociology. Candidates will be given 150 minutes for each paper.

    The Oral examination will be of 50 marks.

    Examination Scheme:

    PART-A  Written Examination (Objective type)



    Max. Marks

    No. of Ques.


    Paper I

    General Studies and Mental Ability

    150 marks


    150 mins.

    Paper II

    Home Science / Social Work / Sociology

    300 marks


    150 mins.

    PART-B : Oral (Interview) Test

    50 Marks


    500 Marks

    Appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit.

    Selected candidates will be allotted Service/ Department as per their rank in the merit list, zonal preference made by them and vacancies available.

    All essential certificates shall be produced by the candidates on verification day or as and when called for.

    Examination Centers: The Written Examination will be held at following 5 centers:

    1) Hyderabad;    2) Visakhapatnam;    3) Vijayawada;    4) Tirupati;    5) Warangal;

    Candidates should choose only one of the above centers. The Commission, however, reserves the right to allot to any centre other than centre chosen by the candidate or abolish a centre and / or to create a new centre. If a candidate appears at a centre/ Examination venue other than one allotted, the answer sheets of such candidate shall not be valued.

    How to Apply: Interested eligible candidates can apply online by logging on to the website till 21 February 2013.

    The online application mode has three stages.

    i. Registration

    ii. Payment of fees

    iii. Submission of form.

    Candidates are required to first register by logging on to and entering basic personal details.

    For depositing fees, candidates are required to print the downloadable fee payment Challan and deposit the fee as prescribed. After payment of fees, candidates should revisit the website, on the next working day, completely fill the application form and submit it.

    Applicants willing to serve anywhere in the Andhra Pradesh should only apply.

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