ANDHRA PRADESH PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION: HYDERABAD NOTIFICATION NO.33/2016, Dt.30/12/2016 AGRICULTURE OFFICERS IN A.P DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE (GENERAL RECRUITMENT) PARA – 1: Applications are invited On-line for recruitment to the post of Agriculture Officers in A.P Director of Agriculture. The proforma Application will be available on Commission’s Website (www.psc.ap.gov.in) from 31/12/2016 to 30/01/2017 (Note:30/01/2017 is the last date for payment of fee up- to 11:59 mid night). Before applying for the post, an applicant shall register his/her bio-data particulars through One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) on the Commission’s Website viz., www.psc.ap.gov.in. Once applicant registers his/her particulars, a User ID is generated and sent to his/her registered mobile number and email ID. Applicants need to apply for the post using the OTPR User ID through Commission’s website. The Commission Conducts Screening Test in Off-Line mode in case applicants exceed 25,000 in number and Main Examination in Online-mode for candidates selected in screening test. If the screening test is to be held, the date of screening test will be communicated through Commission’s Website. The Main Examination is likely to be held On-Line through computer based test on 04/04/2017 FN & AN. There would be objective type questions which are to be answered on computer system. Instructions regarding computer based recruitment test are attached as Annexure - III. MOCK TEST facility would be provided to the applicants to acquaint themselves with the computer based recruitment test. Applicant can visit the website and practice the answering pattern under MOCK TEST option available on main page of website www.psc.ap.gov.in HALL TICKETS can be downloaded 7 days before commencement of Examination. All desirous and eligible applicants shall apply ON-LINE after satisfying themselves that they are eligible as per the terms and conditions of this recruitment notification. The details are as follows:- Post Code Name of the Post Vacancies Age as on 01/07/2016 Min. Max. Scale of Pay Rs. 01 Agriculture Officers in A.P Director of Agriculture. Z-1 Z-2 Z-3 Z-4 Total 18-42 0 Rs.35,12 – 87,130 - 14 - 16 30 IMPORTANT NOTE: Distribution of vacancies among roster points is subject to variation and confirmation from the Unit Officer/ Appointing authority. (The Details of vacancies viz., Community, Zone-wise and Gender wise (General / Women) may be seen at Annexure-I) PARA-2: EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must possess the qualifications from a recognized University as detailed below subject to various specifications in the relevant service rules and as per the indent received from the Department as on the date of notification. Sl. No Name of the Post Educational Qualifications 01 Agriculture Officers in A.P Director of Agriculture. Must possess a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture of a recognised University in the State or any other University recognised by Indian Council of Agricultural Research.