APPSC Junior Assistant cum Typist | Backlog Notification at

APPSC has released notification for backlog vacancies of disabled vide Notification No.05/2017, Dt.30/03/2017. It is a special recruitment for the post of Junior Assistant-cum-Typist in AP Director General of Prisons and Correctional Services. Applicants need to apply for the post using the One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) User ID through Commission’s website The application will be available on the website from 31/03/2017 to 30/04/2017 (Note: 30/04/2017 is the last date for payment of fee up- to 11:59 midnight).



SI.No Name of the Post No. of Vacancies Age as on 1/7/2017
Min. Max.
Scale of PayRs.
1 Junior Assistant-Cum-Typist inDirector General of Prisons and Correctional Services
District post: Guntur
01VH(W)(L) 18-42 16400 - 49870


Graduation or equivalent and Type Writing Higher Grade both in English and Telugu

Note: The qualifying test i.e., “PROFICIENCY IN OFFICE AUTOMATION WITH USAGE OF COMPUTERS AND ASSOCIATED SOFTWARE” will be conducted as per G.O. Ms.No.133 G.A (Ser-A) Dept., Dt.12/5/2014 and G.O.Ms.No.134 G.A (Ser-A) Dept., Dt.12/5/2014

Age Limit: Age minimum 18 years maximum 42 years as on 01/7/2017 and usual age concession of 10 years for physically Challenged Persons


Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty Only) towards application processing fee.
Examination Fee: All candidates are exempted from payment of Fee.


The Main Examination will be held at Vijayawada & Guntur only.

THE SCREENING TEST WILL BE HELD AT VIJAYAWADA AND ALL DIST. HEADQUARTERS in case the number of applicants exceeds 25,000. However, the Commission reserves the right to allot the applicant to any centre of examination depending on the availability of the resources like centres/systems



Max. Marks No. of Questions Duration
PAPER 1 General Studies 150 150 150
PAPER 2 Secretarial Abilities 150 150 150
Total Marks 300

NEGATIVE MARKS: As per G.O.Ms. No.235, Finance (HR-I, Plg & Policy) Dept., Dt. 06/12/2016, for each wrong answer will be penalised with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.




  1. History, Economics, Civics and Geography.

  2. Physical Science.

  3. Natural Science.

  4. Current Affairs.

  5. Reasoning and Analytical Ability.

  6. Basic things about disaster management (CBSE- VIII & IX Standard)

  7. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

  8. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection

  9. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and legal implications/problems, Including

  • Loss of capital city, challenges in building new capital and it’s financial implications.

  • bDivision and rebuilding of common Institutions.

  • cDivision of employees, their relocation and nativity issues.

  • Effect of bifurcation on commerce and entrepreneurs.

  • Implications to financial resources of state government.

  • Task of post-bifurcation infrastructure development and opportunities for investments.

  • Socioeconomic, cultural and demographic impact of bifurcation.

  • Impact of bifurcation on river water sharing and consequential issues.

  • AP REORGANISATION ACT, 2014 on AP and the arbitrariness of certain provisions.



  • Mental Ability (Verbal and Nonverbal)

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Comprehension

  • Descriptive Passage

  • Logical Passage

  • Narrative Passage

  • a) Re-arrangement of sentences with a view to improving the structure of a passage. b) Spelling, Punctuation, Proof-Reading, Editing Skills

  • Numerical and Arithmetical abilities.


TEST Duration Max. Marks Min. Marks
Proficiency in Office Automation with usage of Computers and Associated Software Secretarial Abilities 150 15 17.5 20

SYLLABUS: The test shall comprise the following four parts:

Name of the Part Name of the Question to be answered Marks
Part A Example: Typing a letter/passage/paragraph ( about 100-150 words ) in MS-Word 15
Part B Example: Preparation of a Table/Graph in MS-Excel 10
Part C Example: Preparation of Power Point Presentations/Slides (Two) on MS-Power Point. 10
Part D Example: Creation and manipulation of data bases. 10
Part E Example: Displaying the content of E-mail (Inbox). 5
Total 50

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