(Notification) Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC): Junior Assistant–cum–Computer Assistant Recruitment 2022

(Notification) Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC): Junior Assistant–cum–Computer Assistant Recruitment 2022

The Junior Assistant – cum – Computer Assistant post is organized into District Cadre.   The selections to the posts will be carried out by the concerned District Selection Committee on furnishing the District ranking list of Computer Based Test examination by the Commission. The candidate therefore shall write the Screening as well as Mains (CBT) Examination by choosing the District either on local or non local basis in which he/she needs to be considered for selection. The district once opted by the candidate is final and no request for change of district will be entertained. The candidate who opts for other  than  his/her  local  district,  shall  only  be  eligible  for  consideration to  Non  local vacancies in said district. The candidates are therefore advised to choose the district carefully.

Post Details:


Name of the District

No. of Vacancies


Name of the District

No. of Vacancies











SPS Nellore









East Godavari






West Godavari









YSR Kadapa





Total        670


i.   He / She is of sound health, active habits and free from any bodily defect or infirmity rendering him/her unfit for such service:,
ii.  His / Her character and antecedents are such as to qualify him/her for such service:,
iii. He /She possesses the academic and other qualifications prescribed for the post: and

iv. He/ She is a citizen of India:

Provided that no candidate other than a citizen of India may be appointed except with the previous sanction of the State Government and except in accordance with such conditions  and  restrictions  as  they  may  be  laid  down.  Such  sanction  shall  not  be accorded unless the State Government are satisfied that sufficient number of citizens of India, who are qualified and suitable are not available.

Education Qualification:

The candidate should possess the prescribed academic qualification as on the date of this notification. In respect of other than prescribed Educational Qualifications, claiming equivalence, the decision of the concerned department (Unit Officer) shall be final.
Note: If the applicant possesses an equivalence of qualification other than prescribed qualification in the Commission’s notification, applicant should produce a copy of the Government  Orders  to  the  Commission  in  advance  within  10  days  of  last  date  for submitting applications, failing which their application will be rejected.

Name of the Post

Educational Qualifications


Junior Assistant – cum-Computer Assistant

Academic: Must hold Bachelor’s Degree

Technical Qualification: One should pass Computer Proficiency Test conducted by District Collector. (To those who will be shortlisted before appointment ).


Minimum 18 years & Maximum 42 years as on 01/07/2021, as per G.O.Ms.No.105, GA (Ser-A) Dept., Dt.27.09.2021.

How to Apply:

STEP-I: The applicant who desires to apply for the post shall login to the Commission’s Website with his/her registered OTPR number.   Candidate applying for the first time for any notification has to first fill the OTPR application carefully to obtain OTPR ID. While filling the  OTPR,  the  candidate has  to  ensure  that  the  particulars are  filled  correctly.  The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes, if any, made by the candidates. If candidates choose to modify they may do so by clicking the modify OTPR     make the modification, save them and proceed to STEP-II.

STEP-II: The applicant has to login in the Commission’s website with the user name (OTPR ID) and the Password set by Candidate. After Login, the applicant has to click on the “Online Application Submission” present in the bottom right corner of the Commission’s website.


The applicant now has to click on the payment link against the notification number that he wants to apply. The basic details required for calculation of the fee and age relaxation will be pre-populated from the OTPR data. The applicant has to verify all the details that are displayed. Once the payment form is submitted, the respective details (used for calculation of fee and age relaxation) will not be altered in any stage of application processing. Hence if any details are to be changed, applicant should use the modify OTPR link, modify the details, save it and again click on application payment link.

STEP-III: After checking all the data and ensuring that the data is correct the applicant has to fill application specific data such as Local/Non Local status, white card details etc., which are also used to calculate the fee. Once all the data is filled appropriately, the applicant has to submit the payment form. On successful submission, the payment reference ID is generated and is displayed on the screen. By clicking “OK” the applicant is shown the various payment options where he/she can select any one among them and complete the payment process as given on the screen.

STEP-IV: Once the payment is successful, payment reference ID is generated. Candidates can note the payment reference ID for future correspondence. Thereafter the applicant is directed to the application form. Applicant should provide the payment reference Id generated along with the other details required for filing the application form (other fields like OTPR ID and fees relaxations details will be pre-populated from the data submitted in the payment form for respective notification). The applicant should check the data displayed thoroughly and should fill the application specific fields like qualification details, examination centre etc., carefully and submit the application form. Once the application is submitted successfully then application receipt is generated. The applicant is requested to print and save the application receipt for future reference/correspondence.

NOTE:  Applicant shall note that the data displayed from OTPR at the time of submitting the application will be considered for the purpose of this notification only. Any changes made by the applicant to OTPR data at a later date shall not be considered for the notification on hand.

STEP-V: In any case if the payment process is not submitted successfully, then the applicant should start the fresh payment process as mentioned in STEP-II.

STEP-VI: Once the application is submitted successfully, correction in application form will be enabled. The corrections can be made in the application form itself.   Fields which affect the name, fee and age relaxations are not enabled for corrections.

Application Fee:

  • Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty only) towards application processing fee and Rs 80/- (Rupees eighty only) towards examination fee.
  • However,  the  following  categories  of  candidates  are  exempted  from  payment  of examination fee Rs.80/- only.

Procedure of Selection:

15.1.    The selection to  this recruitment notification will  be based on  the  merit in  the Main Examination, to be held as per the scheme of examination enunciated at Annexure-II. The Selections to the posts will be made by the District Selection Committee as per G.O. Ms. No. 596, GA(Ser.A) Dept., Dt. 18/09/2008.

Note: The candidate who come up for verification of original certificates basing on the performance in the written examination shall have to qualify the Proficiency in Office Automation with usage of Computer and Associated Software as per G.O.Ms No.133 GA (Ser.A) Dept., Dated:12/05/2014.

15.2.    Appearance in all the papers of Screening and Main examination (computer based test) is compulsory. Absence in any of the papers will automatically render the disqualification of the candidature.

15.3.    The  standard  for  the  examination  and  the  cut  off  marks  for  various  categories  for selection shall be fixed by the Commission. However the candidates have to secure minimum qualifying marks to be short listed for selection against respective vacancies. The minimum qualifying marks on aggregate for the vacancies notified under different categories are as follows as per G.O.Ms.No.103, G.A. (Ser.A) Dept., and dt.03.02.1967.
1. Open competition & EWS
2. Backward Class
3. SCs, STs & PHs

N.B.:  Mere  securing  of  minimum  qualifying  marks  does  not  confer  any  right  to  the candidate for being considered to the selection.

15.4.      The claims of members of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Economically Weaker Section and Women as the case may be, shall also be considered for the vacancies earmarked for open competition, which shall be filled on the basis of open competition.     In respect of social reservations viz., Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, the vertical reservation will be applicable and the number of appointments reserved for that category shall in no way be affected during the period the reservation for that category is in force. In case of women, the horizontal reservation is applicable in terms of G.O.Ms.No.63, GA (Ser-D) Dept., dated: 17.04.2018.

15.5.    In the event of Schedule Caste & Schedule Tribe candidates not coming up for selection with the existing minimum prescribed for selection in the competitive examination conducted by the APPSC their selection shall be considered on the basis of rank with reference to their performance in the written competitive examination irrespective of the marks secured, as per G.O.Ms.No.631, G.A. (Ser.A) Dept., dt.05.09.1977.

15.6.    Where the candidates get equal number of marks in the Main Examination if two or more candidates get  equal total  number of  marks,  those candidates shall  be  bracketed. Candidates within the same bracket shall then be ranked 1, 2, 3 etc., according to age i.e., oldest being considered for admission. In case there is tie in age, the person who possesses educational qualification at earlier date would be considered.
15.7.    The appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in the appropriate medical classification, and if he/she is of sound health, active habits and free from any bodily defect or infirmity.

15.8.    ANSWER KEY AND MARKS: Answer key would be published on the website. No separate memorandum of marks would be issued..

Important Date:

The application can be submitted from 30/12/2021 to 19/01/2022 (Note: 18/01/2022 is the last date for payment of fee upto 11:59 mid night).

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Courtesy: Andhra Pradesh PSC