APPSC: Hiring begins for 430 posts

APPSC Recruitment 2019: The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has released an official notification inviting all the interested, eligible candidates for the posts of forest beat officer and assistant beat officer in Andhra Pradesh Forest Sub Service.

All the eligible candidates can apply through the prescribed format till March 27 on the official website of APPSC, the link for which is

The Commission conducts Screening test in offline mode in n case applicants exceed 25,000.

Further, the candidates will have to appear for recruitment exam which is likely to be held on May 26.

APPSC Forest Sub-Service Recruitment 2019: Vacancy details
Total posts: 430

Name of the posts:

Forest beat officer:

Carry forward vacancies:17
Fresh: 313
Assistant beat officer:

Carry forward:9
Fresh: 91
APPSC Recruitment 2019: Educational qualification required
All the candidates interested in applying need to be intermediate or Class 12 pass from a recognised board or university.

For more details, candidates can check the official notification.

Age limit criteria:
The candidates should be in the age group of 18 to 30 years as on July 1, 2019. Meanwhile, applicants from the reserved category will get age relaxation as per the government norms.

APPSC Forest Sub-Service Recruitment 2019: How to apply
Step 1: Candidates 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 (If candidates have already registered and have the OTPR ID, number then he/she can proceed to STEP-II.)

Step 2: 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.

Step 3: 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.

Step 4: After the payment is successful, payment reference ID will be generated. Candidates can note the payment reference ID for future correspondence.

Step 5: 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 6: 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 affects the name, fee and age relaxations are not enabled for corrections.

Direct link to apply online:

Pay scale
Forest Beat Officer: The selected candidates will get between Rs 16,400 to Rs 49,870.

Assistant Beat Officer: The candidates will be paid at the scale of Rs 15,030 to Rs 46,060.

Important dates:
Last date to apply online: March 27
Last date for payment of fee: March 26
Date of screening test (offline mode): May 26
Date of main exam (online): August 2019
Official notification: