APPSC Group 3 Exam Eligibility:
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission’s (APPSC) Group-3 (Panchayat Secretary) Exam eligibility details are given below…
1. Nationality: A candidate must be an Indian citizen.
2. Age Limit: Candidates age should be in between 18 – 42 years as on 01-07-2018.
Note: No person shall be eligible for direct recruitment if he/she is less than 18 years of age and if he/ she is more than 42 years of age as on 01-07-2018.
The Candidates Upper Age Limit Relaxations Given Below:
|S.No||Category of candidates||Relaxation|
|1||SC/ST and BCs||5 Years|
|2||Physically Handicapped persons||10 Years|
|3||Ex-Servicemen||Shall be allowed to deduct from his age a period of 3 years in addition to the length of service rendered by him in the armed forces / NCC|
|4||N.C.C. (who have worked as an Instructor in N.C.C.)|
|5||A.P. State Government Employees (Employees of APSEB, APSRTC, Corporations, Municipalities, etc. are not eligible).||Up to a maximum 5 Years based on the length of regular service.|
|6||Retrenched temporary employees in the State Census Department with a minimum service of 6 months.||3 Years|
|7||Widows, divorced women, and women judicially separated from their husbands,|
who are not remarried and belonging to SC/ST category covered under Rule 12 (b)(iii) of AP State and Subordinate Service Rules, 1996 with reference to posts of
Junior Assistants or less
|The upper age limit is 48 years|
|8||Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands,|
who are not remarried and not belonging to SC/ ST category covered under Rule 12(b)
(iii) of AP State and Subordinate Service Rules,
1996 with reference to posts of Junior Assistants or less
|Upper age limit|
is 43 years
Provided that the persons referred to at Sl. Nos.3 & 4 above shall, after making the deductions referred to in sub Rule 12 (c) (i) & (ii) of A.P. State and Subordinate Service Rules not exceed the Maximum age limit prescribed for the post. The age relaxation for Ex-Servicemen is applicable for those who have been released from Armed Forces other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency.
Candidates should possess the qualifications as detailed below or equivalent thereto, as per the specifications in the relevant service rules and as per the indent received from the Department as on the date of notification.
| SI. No||Name of the Post||Educational Qualification|
|01||Panchayat Secretary (Grade-IV) in A.P. Panchayat Raj Subordinate Service||Must have passed the Degree|
from any University in India
established or incorporated
by or under a Central Act,
State Act or a Provincial Act
or an Institution recognized
by the University Grants Commission.