In the APPSC exams, which type of state government employees are not eligible for the age limit extension?

Which government employees of A.P are not eligible for age relaxation?

The APPSC is a government organization formed by the government of Andhra Pradesh to recruit candidates for various civil service jobs in Andhra Pradesh. The applicants can apply for any of the Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, or Group 4 posts. The candidates can apply for posts like Deputy Superintendent of Police, Regional Transport Officer, Deputy Collector, Assistant Treasury Officer, or any other high-class posts. There are certain eligibility criteria set up by the APPSC for the applicants applying for the posts. The candidates must meet the conditions of the eligibility criteria first, then they can apply for these posts.

Eligibility Criteria for APPSC posts

Age Limit

The maximum and minimum age limit for various APPSC posts is around 18–42 years. The upper age limit and lower age limit may vary for some posts; students can find this while filling the application form. For example for the Deputy Collector age limit is 18-42 years, for the Deputy Superintendent of Police age limit is 21-28 years, for the Deputy Superintendent of Jails age limit is 18-28 years, for the District Fire Officer age limit is 21-26 years, etc. Students can find other details about the age limit on the application form. There is age relaxation available for certain categories too,

  • Physically Handicapped Applicants – 10 years
  • SC, ST, and BC – 5 years
  • OBC candidates – 3 years
  • Ex-Service Men and NCC instructors – 3 years
  • Andhra Pradesh Government Employees (except employees of APSRTC, APSEB, Municipalities, Corporations, etc.) – 5 years based on length of regular service
  • For retrenched temporary employees in the state census department with a minimum service of 6 months – 3 years

Educational Qualification

The educational qualification varies with posts, there is the different educational qualification required for various APPSC posts. The applicants must satisfy the educational qualification before applying for certain posts. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree required for the post. The educational qualification for some posts is as follows:

  • District Fire Officer – Graduation in engineering (fire) from a recognized university
  • Assistant Treasury Officer – Graduation is economics, commerce and mathematics from UGC recognized University, or incorporated accountant course from London or CA course from the UK or India
  • Assistant Labour Officer – Graduation from a recognized University in India
  • Assistant Section Officer (Law Department) – 3-5 years L.L.B from a recognized University in India
  • Panchayat Secretary - Graduation from a UGC recognized University in India
  • Junior Assistant cum typist in the Social Welfare Department – Candidates must have passed the intermediate exam conducted by the Board of Intermediate exam under the Andhra Pradesh Government

Other than this student must fulfill the physical requirements too. There are some rules for physical fitness and candidates must follow those rules. More info about the eligibility of candidates will be provided on the application form and students can apply online for various APPSC posts. Students need to go through a Preliminary exam and the Main exam, after clearing both exams students will be called for a personal interview. The applicants can prepare for these tests with the online coaching classes for APPSC exams. This mentorship can help the applicants:

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