TELANGANA STATE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION: HYDERABAD NOTIFICATION NO. 19/2015, Dt. 30/12/2015 AGRICULTURE EXTENSION OFFICER GRADE-II IN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL SUBORDINATE SERVICE (GENERAL RECRUITMENT) PARA – I: 1) Applications are invited Online from qualified candidates through the proforma Application to be made available on Commission’s WEBSITE (www.tspsc.gov.in) to the post of Agriculture Extension Officer Grade-II in Department of Agricultural Subordinate Service in the State of Telangana. i. ii. iii. Submission of ONLINE applications from Dt. 31/12/2015 Last date for submission of ONLINE applications Dt. 25/01/2016 Hall Tickets can be downloaded 07 days before commencement of Examination. 2) The Examination is likely to be held in the month of March-2016. The Commission reserves the right to conduct the Examination either COMPUTER BASED RECRUITMENT TEST (CBRT) or OFFLINE OMR based Examination of objective type. Before applying for the posts, candidates shall register themselves as per the One Time Registration (OTR) through the Official Website of TSPSC. Those who have registered in OTR already, shall apply by login to their profile using their TSPSC ID and Date of Birth as provided in OTR. 3) The candidates who possess requisite qualification may apply online by satisfying themselves about the terms and conditions of this recruitment. The details of vacancies are given below:Age as on Scale of Post No. of Name of the Post 01/07/2015 Pay Code Vacancies Min. Max. Rs. 22,460 1 Agriculture Extension Officer Grade-II 311 18-44 66,330/(The Details of Vacancies department wise i.e., Community, District Wise and Gender wise (General / Women) may be seen at Annexure-I.) IMPORTANT NOTE: The number of vacancies and Departments are subject to variation on intimation being received from the appointing authority 4) EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must possess the qualifications from a recognized University as detailed below or equivalent thereto, as specified in the relevant Service Rules, indented by the departments as on the Date of Notification. Post Code 1 Name of the Post Agriculture Extension Officer Grade-II Educational Qualifications 1) Must have passed a Degree in Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (4 and 3 years course) OR 2) B.Sc., Dry Land Agriculture (Vocational). OR 3) Diploma in Agriculture Polytechnic or Diploma in Agriculture Polytechnic (Seed Technology), (Plant Protection) and (Organic Farming). Note:- (1) The vacancies notified shall be filled with the candidates who possess the above qualifications in the ratio of 4:1:5 respectively out of every 10 vacancies. (2) If the candidates with the said qualifications in the ratio prescribed are not available among the applicants, such vacancies may be filled with the applicants available with other qualifications in the rotation as per merit. 2 5)AGE: Minimum 18 years & Maximum 44* years. The age is reckoned as on 01/07/2015 (Rule- 12(1)(a)(v) of State and Subordinate Service Rules). *As per G.O. Ms. No. 329 GA(Ser.A) Dept., Dt. 27/07/2015 the upper age limit is raised up to 10 years i.e., from 34 years to 44 years. N.B.: No person shall be eligible if he/she is less than 18 years of age. N.B.: No person shall be eligible if he/she has crossed 58 years of age (Superannuation age). Age Relaxations: The upper age limit prescribed above is however relaxable in the following cases: Sl. Category of candidates No. 1 2 1. Retrenched temporary employees in the State Census Department with a minimum service of 6 months. 2. Telangana State Government Employees (Employees of TSRTC, Corporations, Municipalities etc. are not eligible). 3. N.C.C.(who have worked as Instructor in N.C.C.) 4. 5. SC/ST and BCs Physically Handicapped persons Relaxation of age permissible 3 3 Years 5 Years based on the length of regular service. 3 Years & length of service rendered in the N.C.C. 5 Years 10 Years 6) (a) FEE: (Remittance of Fee) Each applicant must pay Rs. 100/- (RUPEES ONE HUNDRED ONLY) towards Online Application Processing Fee. This apart, the applicants have to pay RS. 80/- (RUPEES EIGHTY ONLY) towards Examination Fee. However, the following category of candidates belonging to Telangana State only are exempted from payment of Examination fee. a) SC, ST, BC & PH. b) Unemployed applicants in the age group of 18 to 44 years (They have to submit declaration at an appropriate time to the Commission that they are unemployed). b) Mode of Payment of Fee: The Fee mentioned at Para-I(6)(a) is to be paid online through SBI ePay duly following online instructions once the application form details are submitted by filling TSPSC ID, date of birth and other particulars. The fee once remitted, shall not be refunded or adjusted under any circumstances. Failure to pay the examination fee, application fee, wherever applicable will entail total rejection of application. The list of Banks providing service for the purpose of online remittance of fee is given in ANNEXURE – II. PARA-II: CENTRES FOR THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION: 1. The Examination will be held at the following Centres: 1- HYDERABAD (including HMDA Jurisdiction ) 2- KARIMNAGAR 2. The Commission however reserves the right to allot candidates to any centre other than the centre chosen by the applicant or to abolish / create a new centre for administrative reasons. Request for change of the centre will not be entertained. PARA-III: HOW TO APPLY: A) HOW TO UPLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM: (i) The Applicants have to read the User Guide for Online Submission of Applications and then proceed further. I Step: The Candidate has to visit the WEBSITE http://www.tspsc.gov.in and fill the OTR application if not registered earlier to obtain TSPSC ID. While filling the same, the candidates have to ensure that there are no mistakes in it. The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes, if any, made by the candidates. II STEP: The candidates have to visit the website http://www.tspsc.gov.in to submit Application and Click on the Link with Notification Number and Name, provide TSPSC ID and Date of Birth to proceed further. Candidate has to verify the details as obtained from OTR database and displayed on the screen. If any details are to be changed, candidate should go back to the TSPSC website and use the Edit OTR link. In addition to the details obtained from OTR database, Notification specific details such as Examination Centre opted, required 3 qualification, university details, eligibility and accepting declarations etc. are to be filled by the candidate. Preview and Edit facility is available to make changes and submit for proceeding to Next step of making online payment of fee. III STEP:-Immediately on entering the above details, the applicant will get payment gateway of SBI ePay. IV STEP:-The applicant should pay the prescribed fee as specified through any of the four modes of payment online. Separate instructions have to be followed for each mode of payment. V STEP:-After payment of fee, the PDF Application will be generated which contains the particulars furnished by the candidates. The ID No in the PDF Application form has to be quoted for future reference/correspondence. i) Candidate shall note that, the details available with OTR database at the time of submitting the application will be considered for the purpose of this notification. If, any changes are made by the candidate to OTR database at a later date will not be considered for the purpose of this Notification. ii) Hand written/ Typed/ Photostat copies/ outside printed Application Form will not be accepted and liable for rejection. iii) The applicants should be willing to serve anywhere in Telangana State. iv) For any Technical problems related to Online submission and downloading of HallTickets please contact 040-23120301 or 040-23120302(Call Time: 10.30 A.M to 1.00 P.M & 1.30 P.M to 5.30 P.M) or mail to firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: 1. The Commission is not responsible, for any discrepancy in Bio-data particulars while submitting the application form through Online. The applicants are therefore, advised to strictly follow the instructions and User guide in their own interest before submitting the application. 2. The particulars furnished by the applicant in the Application Form will be taken as final, and data entry is processed, based on these particulars only by Computer. Candidates should, therefore, be very careful in Uploading / Submitting the Application Form Online. 3. Incomplete/incorrect application form will be summarily rejected. The information if any furnished by the candidate subsequently in any form will not be entertained by the Commission under any circumstances. Applicants should be careful in filling-up the application form and submission. If any lapse is detected during the scrutiny, the candidature will be rejected even though he/she comes through the final stage of recruitment process or even at a later stage. 4. Before Uploading/Submission of Application Form, the Candidates should carefully ensure his/her eligibility for this examination. No relevant column of the application form should be left blank, otherwise application form will not be accepted. PARA- IV GENERAL PROVISIONS 1. Applicant must compulsorily fill-up all relevant columns of application and submit application through website only. The particulars made available in the website shall be processed through computer and the eligibility decided in terms of notification. 2. The applications received online in the prescribed proforma available in the website and within the time shall only be considered and the Commission will not be held responsible for any kind of discrepancy. 3. Applicants must upload his/her own scanned photo and signature through J.P.G format. 4. The applicants should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered, fabricated or suppress any material information while making an application through website. 5. All the essential certificates issued by the competent authority of Telangana State shall compulsorily be kept with the applicants to produce as and when required to do so. Failure to produce the required certificates on the day of verification will lead to disqualification. 6. Important – The claim of the candidates with regard to the date of birth, educational / technical qualifications, experience and community are accepted only provisionally on the information furnished by them in their application form and is subject to verification and satisfaction of the Commission. Mere admission to any test or interview or inclusion of the name of a candidate in a Merit List will not confer on the candidate any right for appointment. The candidature is therefore, provisional at all stages and the Commission reserve the right to reject candidature at any stage of the selection even after the advice has been made. 7. This Recruitment is entrusted to TSPSC alongwith Finance Clearance vide G.O. Ms. No. 108 Finance (HRM.I) Department, Dt. 27/07/2015 The following certificates must be kept ready by the candidates for the purpose of verification. i). ii). iii). Proof of Educational Qualifications. Date of Birth Certificate School Study Certificate 4 iv). v). Declaration by the Unemployed No Objection Certificate from Employer (if anywhere employed) The following Certificates should be obtained from Govt. of Telangana State in prescribed proforma for the purpose of verification. vi). vii). viii). Community Certificate. Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, wherever applicable. Certificate of Residence / Nativity The following Certificates (whichever is applicable) should be obtained from Competent Medical authority for the purpose of verification. ix). a) Medical Certificate for the Blind b) Certificate of Hearing Disability and Hearing Assessment c) Medical Certificate in respect of Orthopedically Handicapped Candidates PARA-V:- IMPORTANT LEGAL PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: 1. Vacancies: The recruitment will be made to the vacancies notified before the examination only. There shall be no waiting list as per G.O. Ms. No. 81 General Administration (Ser.A) Department, Dated 22/02/1997. 2. Recruitments:- The Recruitment will be processed as per this Notification and also as per the Rules and Instructions issued by the Government and also as decided by the Commission from time to time in terms of respective Special Rules/Adhoc Rules governing the Recruitment and G.O. Ms. No. 167 Agriculture & Cooperation (Agri.IV) Dept., Dt. 17/04/1997 read with G.O. Ms. No. 311 Agriculture & Cooperation (Agri.IV) Dept., Dt. 25/07/2005, G.O. Ms. No. 25 Agriculture & Cooperation (Agri.IV) Dept., Dt. 29/01/2009 and G.O. Ms. No. 202 Agriculture & Cooperation (Agri.IV) Dept., Dt. 07/08/2009 and as per Government orders issued from time to time, and other related G.Os, Rules etc., applicable in this regard. 3. Rules: All are informed that the various conditions and criterion prescribed herein are governed by the General Rules of existing State and Subordinate Service Rules, read with the relevant Special Rules applicable to any particular service in the departments. Any guidelines or clarification is based on the said Rules, and, in case of any necessity, any matter will be processed as per the relevant General and Special Rules in force. 4. Constitutional Provisions:- The Commission is empowered under the provisions of Article 315 and 320 of the Constitution of India read with relevant laws, rules, regulations and executive instructions and all other enabling legal provisions in this regard to conduct examination for appointment to the posts notified herein, duly following the principle of order of merit with reference to relevant statutory provisions and ensuring that the whole recruitment and selection process is carried out with utmost regard to maintain secrecy and confidentiality so as to ensure that the principle of merit is followed. A candidate shall be disqualified for appointment, if he himself / she herself or through relations or friends or any others has canvassed or endeavored to enlist for his candidature, extraneous support, whether from official or non-official sources for appointment to this service. 5. District / Local:- The Local Reservations shall be followed as per the Para -8 of A.P. Public Employment (Organization of Local Cadres and Regulation of Direct Recruitment) Order, 1975 (G.O.P. No. 674, G.A. (SPF-A) Dept., Dated: 20/10/1975) read with G.O. Ms. No. 124, General Administration (SPF-A) Department, dated: 07/03/2002 and other orders issued by the Government and within the meaning of Sections 3 and 97 of A.P. State Reorganization Act 06/2014 . 6. Employed:- The persons already in Government Service/ Autonomous bodies/ Government aided institutions etc., whether in permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees are required to inform in writing to the Head of Office / Department, as the case may be and required to submit the “No objection” from the concerned Head of Office / Department to the Commission as and when required to do so. 7. Penal Action:- The Commission is also empowered to invoke the penal provisions of the A.P. Public Examinations (Prevention of Malpractices and Unfair means) Act 25/97 for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto in respect of this Notification. 8. Caste & Community: Community Certificate issued by the competent authority (obtained from Government of Telangana State) in terms of G.O.Ms No. 58, SW (J) Dept., dt: 12/5/97 read with G.O. Ms. No. 5 Scheduled Castes Development (POA.A2) Dept., Dt. 08/08/2014, G.O. Ms. No. 11 Scheduled Castes Development (POA.A2) Dept., Dt. 17/09/2014 and G.O. Ms. No. 2 Scheduled Castes Development (POA.A2) Dept., Dt. 22/01/2015 should be submitted at appropriate time in respect of SC & ST Candidates. In respect of candidates belonging to Backward Classes are required to produce Community Certificate (BC-A, BCB, BC-C, BC-D& BC-E) from Competent Authority i.e., from Tahsildars in the State of Telangana not below the rank of Deputy Tahsildar (G.O. Ms. No. 16 BCW(OP) Dept., Dt. 11/03/2015) and orders and instructions issued by the Government from time to time. As 5 per General Rules for State and Subordinate Service Rules, Rule -2(28) Explanation: No person who professes a religion different from Hinduism shall be deemed a member of Schedule Caste. Reservation and Fee exemption are applicable to SC’s, ST’s BC’s, Women, Persons with Disability (PWD) and unemployed OC candidates belonging to Telangana State. Reservation:- (i)The Reservation and eligibility in terms of General Rule 22 & 22 (A) of State and Subordinate Service Rules are applicable. (ii) Reservation to Disabled persons is subject to their eligibility to any of the above category of posts and shall be subject to Special Rules/Adhoc Rules governing the posts. The required extent of deformity and the genuineness of the Medical Certificate and in the case of ambiguity or doubt, the same shall be referred to the Appellate Medical Boards as per the instructions of the Government. (iii) The Reservation to Women will apply as per General Rules / Special rules. (iv) Reservation to BC-E group will be subject to the adjudication of the litigation before the Honorable Courts including final orders in Civil Appeal No: (a) 2628-2637 of 2010 in SLP. No. 7388-97 of 2010, dated. 25/03/2010 and orders from the Government. 10. Distance Education:- The Candidates who have obtained Degrees through Open Universities / Distance Education mode are required to have recognition by the University Grants Commission / AICTE / Distance Education Council as the case may be. Unless such Degrees had been recognised by the relevant Statutory Authority, they will not be accepted for purpose of Educational Qualification. The onus of Proof of recognition by the relevant Statutory Authority that their Degrees / Universities have been recognised, rests with the Candidate. 9. PARA-VI: RESERVATION TO LOCAL CANDIDATES: Reservation to the Local candidates is applicable as provided in the Rules and as amended from time to time as in force on the date of notification. The candidates claiming reservation as Local candidates should obtain the required Study certificates (from IV Class to X Class or SSC) (OR) Residence Certificate in the Proforma only for those candidates who have not studied in any Educational Institutions as the case may be. The relevant certificates may be got ready with authorized signature and kept with the candidates to produce as and when required. DEFINITION OF LOCAL CANDIDATE:- In terms of Para-(7) of A.P. Public Employment (Organization of Local Cadres and Regulation of Direct Recruitment) Order, 1975 (G.O.P. No. 674, G.A. (SPF-A) Dept., Dated: 20/10/1975). "LOCAL CANDIDATE" means a candidate for direct recruitment to any post in relation to that Local areas where he/she has studied in Educational Institution(s) for not less than four consecutive academic years prior to and including the year in which he/she appeared for S.S.C or its equivalent examination. If however, he/she has not studied in any educational institution and obtained SSC or its equivalent qualification or Open School, Private Study basis, he/she has to produce residential certificate issued by the Tahsildar. i) In case any Candidate who does not fall within the scope of above then, if he/she has studied for a period of not less than seven years prior to and inclusive of the year in which he/she has studied SSC or its equivalent qualification, he/she will be regarded as local candidate on the basis of the maximum period out of the said period of seven years and where the period of his/her study in two or more local areas or equal such local area where he/she has studied last in such equal periods will be taken for determining the local candidature. Similarly, if he/she has not studied during the above said period in any Educational Institution(s) and obtained private study the place of residence during the above period will be taken into consideration and local candidature determined with reference to the maximum period of residence or in the case of equal period where he/she has resided last in such equal periods. ii) If the claim for local candidature is based on study, the candidate is required to produce a certificate from the Educational Institution(s) where he/she has studied during the said 4/7year period. If, however, it is based on residence, a certificate should be obtained from an officer of the Revenue Department not below the rank of Tahsildar or Deputy Tahsildar in independent charge of Mandal. iii) If, however, a candidate has resided in more than one Mandal during the relevant four/seven years period but within the same District as the case may be separate certificates from the Tahsildar exercising jurisdiction have to be obtained in respect of different areas. NOTE: (A) Residence Certificate will not be accepted, if a candidate has studied in any educational institution upto S.S.C. or equivalent examination, such candidates have to produce study certificates invariably. The candidates, who acquired Degree from Open Universities without studying SSC / Matriculation or equivalent in Educational Institutions, have to submit Residence Certificate only. Educational institutions means a recognized institution by the Government / University / Competent Authority. 6 The following are the Present Districts in the Telangana State: Adilabad(ADB), Karimnagar(KRMN), Warangal (WGL), Khammam. (KMM), Ranga Reddy(RRD), Nizamabad(NZB), Mahabubnagar(MBNR), Medak (MDK), Nalgonda(NLG) and Hyderabad(HYD) (B) Candidates are advised to refer provisions of the PRESIDENTIAL ORDER 1975 in this regard. Recruitment of candidates to a single Local Cadre is to be made as per SPF Rules. The post is of District Cadre and vacancies are available in the following Districts. Sl. No. 1 2 3 4 5 Districts Sl.No. Districts 6 Adilabad Nizamabad 7 Karimnagar Mahabubnagar 8 Warangal Medak 9 Khammam Nalgonda Ranga Reddy PARA-VII: SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:- The Scheme & Syllabus for the examination has been shown in ANNEXURE-III. PARA-VIII: PROCEDURE OF SELECTION: THE SELECTION OF CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE POSTS WILL BE MADE BY EXAMINATION (OBJECTIVE TYPE) BY ONLINE / OMR BASED. THE FINAL SELECTION OF THESE POSTS WILL BE BASED ON MARKS SECURED IN THE EXAMINATION EITHER ONLINE OR OMR BASED. 1. The minimum qualifying marks for Selection are OCs 40%, BCs 35% SCs, STs and PHs 30%. The minimum qualifying marks are relaxable in the case of SC/ST/BC/PH at the discretion of the Commission. 2. The candidates will be selected and allotted to Service/ Department as per their rank in the merit list and as per District Preference for allotment of candidates against vacancies and for the vacancies available. N.B.: Mere securing minimum qualifying marks does not vest any right in a candidate for being considered for selection. 3. The appearance in all the papers at the Written Examination as per rules is compulsory. Absence in any of the papers will automatically render his candidature as disqualified. 4. Candidates have to produce Original documents and other particulars on the day of verification itself. If candidate fails to produce any of the required certificates and if the particulars furnished by him / her in the Application do not tally with the Original documents produced him / her, then his / her candidature will be rejected/disqualified without any further correspondence. As candidature for the recruitment is processed through Computer/Electronic devices based on the particulars furnished in the Application Form, the candidate is advised to fill in all the relevant particulars carefully. 5. The preference opted by candidates in respect of posts, District etc., in the application form are only indicative for being considered to the extent possible but not binding or limiting the Commission’s powers conferred under Article 315 and 320 of the Constitution of India. Therefore, the Commission has the power to assign a successful candidate to any of the notified posts for which he/she is qualified and eligible, subject to fulfilling the selection criterion. Mere claim of preference for any District for allotment against vacancy does not confer a right to selection for that District in particular or any District in General. 6. The appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in the appropriate Medical Examination, and if he/she is of sound health, active habits free from any bodily defect or infirmity. PARA-IX:DEBARMENT: a) Candidates should make sure of their eligibility to the post applied for and that the declaration made by them in the format of application regarding their eligibility is correct in all respects. Any candidate furnishing in-correct information or making false declaration regarding his/her eligibility at any stage or suppressing any information is liable to be debarred for five years from appearing for any of the examinations conducted by the commission, and summarily rejection of their candidature for this recruitment. b) The Penal Provisions of Act 25/97 published in the State Gazette No. 35, Part-IV.B Extraordinary dated: 21/08/1997 shall be invoked if malpractice and unfair means are noticed at any stage of the Recruitment. c) The Commission is vested with the constitutional duty of conducting recruitment and selection as per rules duly maintaining utmost secrecy and confidentiality in this process 7 and any attempt by anyone causing or likely to cause breach of this constitutional duty in such manner or by such action as to violate or likely to violate the fair practices followed and ensured by the Commission will be sufficient cause for rendering such questionable means as ground for debarment and penal consequences as per law and rules and as may be decided by the Commission. d) Any candidate is or has been found impersonating or procuring impersonation by any person or resorting to any other irregular or improper means in connection with his / her candidature for selection or obtaining support of candidature by any means, such a candidate may in addition to rendering himself/ herself liable to criminal prosecution, will be debarred permanently from any exam or selection held by the Service Commission in the country. PARA-X:- Please read the following Annexures appended to the Notification before filling the application form. i) Breakup of Vacancies ii) Payment gateway iii) Scheme and Syllabus iv) Instruction to the Candidates v) List of Communities PARA-XI: COMMISSION’S DECISION TO BE FINAL: The decision of the Commission in all aspects and all respects pertaining to the application and its acceptance or rejection as the case may be, conduct of examination and at all consequent stages culminating in the selection or otherwise of any candidate shall be final in all respects and binding on all concerned, under the powers vested with it under Article 315 and 320 of the Constitution of India. Commission also reserves its right to alter and modify time and conditions laid down in the notification for conducting the various stages up to selection, duly intimating details thereof to all concerned, as warranted by any unforeseen circumstances arising during the course of this process, or as deemed necessary by the Commission at any stage. HYDERABAD DATE: 30/12/2015 Sd/SECRETARY 8 ANNEXURE – I (GENERAL RECRUITMENT) BREAK UP OF VACANCY POSITION FOR THE POST OF AGRICUTE EXTENSION OFFICER GRADE-II 1) BSC (AGRICULTURE) OC BC-A BC-B BC-C BC-D BC-E SC ST PH TOTAL G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W GRAND TOTAL Karimnagar 8 4 1 - 3 1 - - 2 - 1 - 4 1 2 - - 1 VH/HH 21 7 28 Adilabad 5 1 1 1 - 1 - - 1 - 1 - 1 1 - - - - 9 4 13 Medak 1 1 1 - - - 1 - - 1 - 1 1 1 - - - - 4 4 8 Nizamabad 1 2 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1HH - 4 3 7 Nalgonda 6 3 1 - 1 1 - - - 1 - - 2 1 - 1 1OH - 11 7 18 Khammam 3 2 1 1 - 1 - - 1 - 1 1 1 1 - - 1OH 1HH 1VH 9 7 16 Ranga Reddy 3 1 - - - - - - 2 - - 1 1 - - - 1HH 1VH 7 3 10 Warangal 2 1 - - - 1 - 1 - - - - 1 - - - - - 3 3 6 Mahaboobnagar 4 2 1 - 2 - 1 - 1 - - - 1 - - 1 1OH 1HH 1VH 12 4 16 GRAND TOTAL 33 17 7 3 6 5 2 1 7 2 3 3 12 5 3 2 7 4 80 42 122 DISTRICT 2) BSC (DRY LAND AGRICULTURE) OC BC-A BC-B BC-C BC-D BC-E SC ST PH TOTAL G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W GRAND TOTAL Karimnagar 1 1 1 - 1 - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - 3 3 6 Adilabad 1 1 - 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 3 4 Medak 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 2 Nizamabad - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - 1 1 Nalgonda 2 - - - - - 1 - - - - - 1 - - - - - 4 - 4 Khammam 1 - - 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - 1VH 2 2 4 Ranga Reddy 1 - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1VH 1 3 4 Warangal - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 Mahaboobnagar 2 - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - 1 - - 3 1 4 GRAND TOTAL 9 3 1 3 1 2 3 - - - - 1 1 1 - 3 - 2 15 15 30 DISTRICT 9 3) DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE (POLYTECHNIC) OC BC-A BC-B BC-C BC-D BC-E SC ST PH TOTAL G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W G W GRAND TOTAL Karimnagar 10 5 2 1 2 2 1 - 1 1 1 1 3 2 - 3 1 - 21 15 36 Adilabad 5 4 1 1 1 - - - - 1 - 1 2 1 - 1 1HH 1OH - 11 9 20 Medak 1 1 1 - 1 - 1 - - 1 - 1 - 2 1 - - 1 5 6 11 Nizamabad 3 1 - - 1 - - - 1 - - - 1 1 - - 1HH 1VH 7 3 10 Nalgonda 5 4 1 1 2 - 1 - 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 - - - 15 8 23 Khammam 3 1 - - 1 1 1 - 1 1 1 1 1 1 - 2 1OH 1HH 1VH 10 8 18 Ranga Reddy 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 - 1 - 1 1 2 1 - - 1OH 1VH 13 7 20 Warangal 2 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - 4 1 05 Mahaboobnagar 4 2 2 - 1 1 - - 1 - 1 - 2 - 1 1 - - 12 4 16 GRAND TOTAL 37 21 9 4 11 5 5 - 6 5 5 6 15 9 3 7 7 4 98 61 159 DISTRICT IMPORTANT NOTE: The number of vacancies are subject to variation on intimation being received from the appointing authority. 10 ANNEXURE-II List of Banks for making payment through SBI ePay. STATE BANKGROUP 5.Oriental Bank of Commerce 1.State Bank of India 6.United Bank of India 2.State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur 7.Vijaya Bank 19.IDBI Bank LIST – C 3.State Bank of Hyderabad 8.City Union Bank 20.Indusind Bank 1.HDFC Bank 4.State Bank of Mysore 9. Catholic Syrian Bank 21.Syndicate Bank 5.State Bank of Patiala 10.Federal Bank LIST – B 2.ICICI Bank 3.Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait 6. State Bank of Travancore 11. ING Vysya Bank 1.Canara Bank 12.Jammu & Kashmir Bank 13. KarurVysya Bank 14.South Indian Bank 15.Tamilnadu Mercantile Bank 16.DCB Bank 2.Central Bank of India 3.Deutsche Bank 4.Dhanalaxmi Bank LIST - A 1.Bank of Maharashtra 2.Corporation Bank 3.Dena Bank 4.Indian Bank CHANNEL AMOUNT RS. 17.Lakshmi Vilas Bank 18.Punjab & Sind Bank 6.Punjab National Bank 7.Union Bank of India 4.Citi Bank 5.Indian Overseas Bank 6.Karnataka Bank 7.Ratnakar Bank 5.Kotak Bank PRICING IN RS. Internet Banking State Bank Group (6 Banks) List-A (21 Banks) All amounts All amounts Rs.3/-per transaction +Taxes Rs.5/-per transaction +Taxes All other Banks List-B (7 Banks) All amounts Rs.8/-per transaction +Taxes All amounts Rs.12/-per transaction +Taxes Up to 2000/- 0.75 % of the transaction amount + Taxes 2001/- & above 1.00% of the transaction +Taxes All amounts 1.00% of transaction amount + Taxes All Amounts Rs. 7/- of the transaction Amount + Taxes List-C (7 Banks) Debit Card All Banks ( Master/Mastreo/Visa/Rupay ) Credit card (Master/Visa/AMEX/Rupay) IMPS – Mobile payments 11 ANNEXURE-III SCHEME AND SYLLABUS FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS OF AGRICULTURE EXTENSION OFFICER GRADE-II IN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL SUBORDINATE SERVICE SCHEME OF EXAMINATION No.of WRITTEN EXAMINATION (OBJECTIVE TYPE) Questions PAPER-I: GENERAL STUDIES AND GENERAL ABILITIES PAPER-II: AGRICULTURE (DIPLOMA LEVEL) (English & Telugu version) OR DRY LAND AGRICULTURE (VOCATIONAL DEGREE LEVEL) Duration( Minutes) Maximum Marks 150 150 150 150 150 150 Total 300 Syllabus PAPER-I: GENERAL STUDIES AND GENERAL ABILITIES 1. Current Affairs – Regional, National and International 2. International Relations and Events. 3. General Science; India’s achievements in Science and Technology 4. Environmental issues and Disaster Management 5. Economy of India and Telangana 6. Geography of India with a focus on Telangana 7. Indian Constitution and Polity with a focus on local self Government 8. Society, Culture, Heritage, Arts and Literature of Telangana 9. Policies of Telangana State 10. History of Modern India with a focus on Indian National Movement 11. History of Telangana with special emphasis on Movement for Telangana Statehood 12. Logical Reasoning, Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation 13. Basic English (8th Class Standard) PAPER-II: AGRICULTURE (DIPLOMA LEVEL) 1. Agronomy Agriculture terminology; National and International institutions; Research stations in state universities- Agro climatic zones of Telangana state characterization, Research priorities. Agroclimatic zones of Telangana State; weather, agricultural meteorology, study of weather parameters - Sunlight, Temperature, Pressure, Transpiration, snowfall, Rainfall- types; rainfall measuring instruments; effect of rainfall on crops; Tillage – effect on soil properties – Factors affecting good tilth; puddling, Sowing methods; Crop stand establishment; Plant geometry – Effect of Plant population on growth & yield; Soil fertility and soil productivity ; Soil fertility management ; cultivation methods, Nutrient requirement, Organic & Chemical fertilizers- uses; Weeds – losses due 12 to weeds ; important aspects of weed control, use of herbicides in major agricultural crops, Integrated weed management; Irrigation water management, crop water requirement, methods of irrigation, Modern methods of water management – advantages and disadvantages; Drainage; Harvest maturity symptoms; harvest and post Harvest measures; Rainfed agriculture- improved agronomic practices. Water harvesting, contingency crop plan; Watershed; Cropping systems; crop rotation; Integrated farming systems;; Sustainable agriculture; Organic farming- certification 2. Crop production and improved management practices Food grain crops; commercials crops, Pulses and Oil seed crops, Fodder crops, Spices and condiments in Telangana and in India – Importance, acreage, production, productivity, improved varieties and hybrids developed, suitable soils, climatic conditions, seed rate, seed dormancy, seed treatment, spacing, inter cultivation, seed rate, weed control, water management, integrated nutrient management, improved management practices, harvesting, and post harvest measures. 3. Soil Science Soil chemical and physical properties; Carbon : Nitrogen ratio and its importance, soil pH, soil organic matter; importance of microorganisms, soil ionic exchange, problematic soils, different types of soils in Telangana state; important nutrients requirement of crop plants; essentiality - forms of nutrient availability, nutrient deficiencies, corrective measures; causes for loss of soil fertility management; soil - environmental pollution - control, classification of organic and chemical fertilizers, composting, vermicompost; biogas plant, green manures, green manure crops, concentrated organic manures; mixed fertilizers- fertilizer use efficiency, bio fertilizers, integrated nutrient management, soil testing methods; global warming - causes, secondary nutrients; complex fertilisers; chelated micronutrients; fertilizer control act. 4. Plant Breeding, Seed Technology, Seed testing Parts of flower, methods of reproductions in plants, male sterility, vegetative propagation. Plant breeding - selection, hybridization, mutation breeding, polyploidy breeding; methods of breeding for varietal and hybrid development, varietal description, DNA test; importance of seed; seed characters, classes of seed, principles of seed production, management practices in seed production, isolation distance; difference between varietal and hybrid seed production; tips in seed production of different crops, seed certification, seed processing; cleaning and grading equipment; seed treatment; seed testing, seed viability, seed vigour, seed dormancy, seed health, seed packing, seed varietal protection, seed pellets, biotechnology in seed development, Intellectual Property Rights, crop varietal release- trials, release procedure and release. Seed production of field and vegetable crops, seed regulations in India, historical development, nation and international institutions in seed quality control, seed acts and regulations; seed production in fruits and flower crops; seed sampling, physical purity tests, seed moisture tests, genetic purity tests; seed processing - importance and methods; seed storage. 5. Crop pests and their management Introduction to Entomology, Taxonomy and Characters of class Insecta, Insect Segmentation. agriculturally important insect Orders, Insect mouthparts and types. Symptoms of Damage caused by various insects. Integrated Pest Management – Importance, Predators and Parasitoids, Botanicals, chemical insect control, Insecticides – Classification, Compatibility and Formulations; Nematicides, Rodenticides etc. Sericulture, Apiculture and Lac culture. Pests of Agricultural and Horticultural crops – Scientific names – nature of Damage and Management, Stored grain Pests – Management, Non – insect Pest Management (Rodents, Birds and Nematodes). 13 6. Plant diseases and their control Introduction to Plant pathology- casual organisms, terminology - concepts, classification of diseases, etiology, disease spread, pathogens, predisposing factors of diseases, disease management methods- use of fungicides, classification of fungicides, common fungicides- mode of action; diagnosis of field diseases, important methods of diseases management, control of diseases, nematodes and plant parasites- their management; diseases of important field and horticultural crops and their management. 7. Horticulture and forestry Vegetable Crops and their cultivation details; important fruit crops, medicinal, aromatic crops and flower crops of Telangana state- propagation, nursery management, pruning, green houses, principles of fruits and vegetable storage; value addition of fruits and vegetable products; Agro forestry – importance, national forest polices and forest acts; afforestation, management of forest nurseries, important forest plants- uses, their management; Social forestry, wind break trees, timber and non timber forest products - their characters Agricultural Economics Agriculture finance – definition, Scope and importance; Regional Rural Banks; NABARD; Self Help Groups; Lead Bank Scheme; Kisan Credit Card; Crop Insurance, preparation and uses of balance sheet, theory of production – law of variable proportions; laws of returns, returns to scale; economies of scale; study of costs and returns; farm business organizations- aims and main objectives, farm management-aims; types of farming, farm planning –types, uses, cooperation-principles; farmers cooperative societies –types; co-operative movement in India –history; farmer cooperative societies and Agriculture cooperative societies –types and uses; agricultural credit policy-main features; different types of agricultural credit; cooperative banks, RBI, problems faced by farmers in accessing credit; agricultural marketing- types of Agriculture markets, market efficiency; problems of agricultural marketing-overcoming measures; price determination; seed industry –importance; seed price policies; market price and normal price. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Education- Formal and informal education-differences; Extension educationscope and importance; Extension Teaching methods-uses and limitations; Agriculture information publications-types limitations, uses; Instructional aides; Extension programme planning stages; principles of programme planning, Evaluation – types and importance; Rural sociology-importance; characteristics of Indian Rural Society; differences between rural and urban societies; Rural development objectives and constraints, Participatory Rural Appraisal- important characters, Principles, methods. Leadership- qualities, Classification; selection and training of leader; Pre and Post Independence developmental programmes; society development guidelines; democracy and decentralization - Panchayat Raj System; importance, Three Tier system of Panchayat Raj-functions; Mandal system in Telangana – organizational characters; Extension reforms- Importance of ATMA. Agricultural Energy Sources, Machinery Energy resources in Agriculture; farm engines – their parts, differences; Characteristics of Fuels, Tractors-types; Tractor Management; Power TillerWorking Mechanism, Ploughing Implements; Bund Formers, Traditional Sowing Equipment, Types of Sprayers-Dusters, Weeding Implements; Crop Harvesters, Threshers- their management; Winnowing- methods; post harvest equipments, grain drying methods; grain storage structures- types, uses; food grain storage. 8. 9. 10. 11. Land surveying, water engineering and Green House Technology Surveying- types, errors; methods of Irrigation water measurement; Drip and Sprinkler irrigation systems- importance; types of pumps- repairs; Green houses- importance, types, material for construction; Environmental conditions in green houses- their control; shade nets- their uses. 14 15 16 17 18 PAPER-II: DRY LAND AGRICULTURE (VOCATIONAL DEGREE LEVEL) Rainfed Agriculture - concepts, systems; history; achievments. Status of Rainfed Agriculture in Telangana and India. Natural Resources Systems in rainfed areas. Rainfed Crops - Cereals, Millets, Pulses, Oilseeds, Root crops, Perennial vegetation; their distribution, characters, zones of cultivation, productivity, value addition. Plant resources related to soil and climatic conditions; weed management; Deforestation. Role of vegetation in natural resource conservation. Afforestation - Social forestry and Agroforestry. Soils - forming processes; nutrients; physical properties; soil related problems and their management. Soil fertility management. Land capability classification - alternative land uses. Degraded lands - rehabilitation. Soil and rain water conservation. Soils of rainfed regions, thier characteristics, problems and management. Climatic parameters meteorological instruments. Monsoons and Agro-climatic classifications in Telangana and India. Drought - influence on crop production and national economy, drought management strategies. Microclimate - crop water use, pest and diseases. Weather forecasting - techniques, simulation modeling, GIS. Mechanisation in dryland agriculture - alternative sources of energy, implements for field operations, storage, processing and post harvest operations. Rain water management - principles and methods. Choice of crops and cropping practices; Mulching ; Runoff management ; Traditional and modern systems of rainwater management. Rain water recycling techniques. Water efficient crops. Agronomic practices for water use efficiency. Watershed - concept, approaches, objectives and programmes. Watershed hydrology, rainwater balance, natural resource buildup. Crops, cropping systems and transfer of technology. Crop management in rainfed agriculture - Land use planning with bio-physical, socioeconomic criteria. Micro level planning for land use diversification and management land capability criteria; biotic and abiotic stresses; socio-economic considerations; crop diversification. Drought management- agronomic practices; crop choices; drought tolerant varieties, cropping systems. High value, Hi-tech Agriculture - fertigation, micro irrigation systems. Standard agronomic options and practices for drylands . Integtated pest and disease management. Contingent crop plans and cropping systems. Sustainable agriculture - concepts, potential and possibilities; conservation and efficeint use of natural resources; Risk aversion through farming enterprises; Agroforestry systems; role of livestock; Alternate rural occupation for resource generation. Technology dissemination in rainfed areas - concepts and systems of technology transfer. Conventional and modern extension systems - Village level extension workers; Credit support institutions; Rapid rural appraisals; Women in agriculture. Human resource development through communication systems. 19 ANNEXURE - IV INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES: A) GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES 1) The candidates must note that his/her admission to the examination is strictly provisional. The mere fact that an Admission to the examination does not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission or that the entries made by the candidate in his/her application have been accepted by the Commission as true and correct. The candidates have to be found suitable after verification of original certificates; and other eligibility criteria. The Applicants have to upload his/her scanned recent colour passport photo and signature to the Application Form. Failure to produce the same photograph, if required, at the time of interview/ verification, may lead to disqualification. Hence the candidates are advised not to change their appearance till the recruitment process is complete. 2) The candidates are not allowed to bring any Electronic devices such as mobile / cellphones, Calculators, tablets, iPad, Bluetooth, pagers, watches to examination centre. Loaning and interchanging of articles among the candidates is not permitted in the examination hall and any form of malpractice will not be permitted in the exam hall. 3) The candidates are expected to behave in orderly and disciplined manner while writing the examination. If any candidate takes away Answer Sheet of OMR based examination, the candidature will be rejected and in case of impersonation/ disorder/ rowdy behaviour during Examination, necessary F.I.R. for this incident will be lodged with concerned Police Station, apart from disqualifying his / her candidature. 4) Candidates trying to use unfair means shall be disqualified from the selection. No correspondence whatsoever will be entertained from the candidates. 5) The Penal Provisions of Act 25/97 published in the A.P. Gazette No. 35, Part-IV.B Extraordinary dated: 21/08/1997 shall be invoked if malpractice and unfair means are noticed at any stage of the Examination. B) INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING OFFLINE OMR BASED EXAMINATION FOR CANDIDATES 1) The candidates have to report 30 minutes before to the examination venue to record their thumb impression on Biometric system. 2) The candidates should go through the instructions given on the cover page of test booklet and carefully write his/her Register Number, Subject / Subject Code, Booklet Series, Name of the Examination Centre etc., in the Answer Sheet, which will be provided to him/her in the examination hall. 3) Since the answer sheets are to be scanned (valued) with Optical Mark Scanner system, the candidates have to USE BALL POINT PEN (BLUE/BLACK) ONLY FOR MARKING THE ANSWERS. The candidates will be supplied OMR Sheet consists of two copies i.e., the Original Copy (Top Sheet) and Duplicate Copy (Bottom Sheet). The candidate is required to use Ball Point Pen (Blue or Black) for filling the relevant blocks in the OMR Sheet including bubbling the answers. After writing the examination the candidate has to handover the original OMR sheet (Top Sheet) to the invigilator in the examination hall, if any candidate takes away the original OMR Sheet (Top Sheet) his/her candidature will be rejected. However the candidate is permitted to take away the duplicate (Bottom Sheet) OMR Sheet for his/her record. The candidates should bring Ball Point Pen (Blue/Black and smooth writing pad) to fill up relevant columns on the Answer Sheet. The candidate must ensure encoding the Register Number, Subject/Subject Code, Booklet Series, Name of the Examination Centre, Signature of the Candidate and Invigilator, etc., on the O.M.R. Answer sheet correctly, failing which the Answer sheet will be rejected and will not be valued. Use of whitener on OMR Sheet will lead to disqualification. 4) The OMR Sheet is to bubble only by Ball Point Pen (Blue/Black). Bubbling by Pencil / Ink Pen / Gel Pen is not permitted in this examination. 5) The candidates should satisfy the Invigilator of his identity with reference to the signature and photographs available on the Nominal Rolls and Hall Ticket. 6) No candidate should leave the examination hall till expiry of fulltime. 7) The Commission would be analyzing the responses of a candidate with other appeared candidates to detect patterns of similarity. If it is suspected that the responses have been shared and the scores obtained are not genuine/ valid, the Commission reserves the right to cancel his/ her candidature and to invalidate the Answer Sheet. 8) (i)Wherever Written Examination is held, only those candidates who are totally blind are allowed to write the examination with the help of scribe and 10 minutes extra time is permitted to them per hour. (ii) An extra time of 20 minutes per hour is also permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability and CEREBRAL PALSY where dominant (writing) extremity is affected for the extent slowing the performance of function (Minimum of 40% impairment). No scribe is allowed to such candidates. (iii) Scribe will be provided to those candidates who do not have both the upper limbs for Orthopedically Handicapped. However, no extra time will be granted to them. (a) The scribe should be from an academic discipline other than that of the candidate and the academic qualification of the scribe should be one grade lower than the stipulated eligibility criteria. 20 (b) The candidate as well as the scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming the rules applicable 9) If the candidate noticed any discrepancy printed on Hall ticket as to community, date of birth etc., they may immediately bring to the notice of Commission’s officials/Chief Superintendent in the examination centre and necessary corrections be made in the Nominal Roll, in the Examination Hall against his/her Hall Ticket Number for being verified by the Commission’s Office. C) INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING ONLINE EXAMINATION FOR CANDIDATES 1) Candidates shall report at the venue one and half hour (90 minutes) before the Commencement of Examination as the candidates have to undergo certain procedural formalities required for online examination. 2) Paper – I Examination will be from 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM (150 minutes). 3) Paper – II Examination will be from 2.30 PM to 5.00 PM (150 minutes). 4) The examination link with the login screen will already be available on your system. Please inform the invigilator if this is not the case. 5) 10 minutes prior to the exam, you’ll be prompted to login. Please type the Login ID (Roll No) and the Password (Password for Candidate will be given on exam day) to proceed further. 6) Invigilator will announce the password at 09.50 AM and 02.20 PM. 7) Copying or noting down questions and/or options is not allowed. Severe action will be taken if any candidate is found noting down the questions and/or options. 8) After logging in, your screen will display: Profile Information - Check the details & click on “I Confirm” or “I Deny”. Detailed exam instructions - Please read and understand thoroughly. Please click on the “I am ready to Begin” button, after reading the instructions. 7) You have to use the mouse to answer the multiple choice type questions with FOUR alternative answers. 8) To answer any numerical answer type question, you need to use the virtual numeric key pad and the mouse. 9) On the online exam question screen, the timer will display the balance time remaining for the completion of exam. 10) The question numbers are color coordinated and of different shapes based on the process of recording your response: White (Square) - For un-attempted questions. Red (Inverted Pentagon) - For unanswered questions. Green (Pentagon) - For attempted questions. Violet (Circle) - Question marked by candidate for review, to be answered later. Violet (Circle with a Tick mark) - Question answered and marked by candidate for review. 11) After answering a question, click the SAVE & NEXT button to save your response and move onto the next question. 12) Click on Mark for Review & NEXT to mark your question for review, and then go to the next question. 13) To clear any answer chosen for a particular question, please click on the CLEAR RESPONSE button. 14) A summary of each section, (i.e. questions answered, not answered, marked for review) is available for each section. You have to place the cursor over the section name for this summary. 15) In case you wish to view a larger font size, please inform the Invigilator. On the Invigilator's confirmation, click on the font size you wish to select. The font size will be visible on the top. 16) You may view INSTRUCTIONS at any point of time during exam, by clicking on the INSTRUCTIONS button on your screen. 17) The SUBMIT button will be activated after 150 Minutes. It will continue for an additional 50 Minutes for PWD candidate eligible for compensatory time. Please keep checking the timer on your screen. 18) In case of automatic or manual log out, all your attempted responses will be saved. Also, the exam will start from the time where it had stopped. 19) You will be provided a blank sheet for rough work. Do write your Login ID and Password on it. Please ensure that you return it to the invigilator at the end of the exam after tearing ONLY the password from it. 20) Please don’t touch the key board as your exam ID will get locked. If your ID gets locked, please inform a nearby invigilator who will help in unlocking your ID and then you can continue with the exam. 21) Please inform the invigilator in case of any technical issues. 22) Please do not talk to or disturb other candidates. 23) In case you are carrying articles other than the admit card, photo identity proof and pen, please leave them outside the exam room. 24) You cannot leave exam room before submitting the paper. Please inform the invigilator if you want to use the wash room. 21 ANNEXURE-V LIST OF SCHEDULED CASTES AND SCHEDULED TRIBES (G.O. MS. NO. 5 Scheduled Castes Development (POA.A2) Dept., Dt. 08/08/2015 read with G.O. Ms. No. 11, Scheduled Castes Development (POA.A2) Dept., Dt. 17/09/2014 and G.O. Ms. No. 2 Scheduled Castes Development (POA.A2) Dept., Dt. 22.01.2015) LIST OF SCHEDULED CASTES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. Adi Andhra Adi Dravida Anamuk Aray Mala Arundhatiya Arwa Mala Bariki Bavuri Beda (Budga) Jangam Bindla Byagara, Byagari Chachati Chalavadi Chamar, Mochi, Muchi, Chamar-Ravidas, Chamar- Rohidas Chambhar Chandala Dakkal, Dokkalwar Dandasi Dhor Dom, Dombara, Paidi, Pano Ellamalawar, Yellammalawandlu Ghasi, Haddi, Relli, Chanchandi Godari Gosangi Holeya Holeya Dasari Jaggali Jambuvulu Kolupulvandlu, Pambada, Pambanda, Pambala Madasi Kuruva, Madari Kuruva Madiga Madiga Dasu, Mashteen Mahar Mala, Mala Ayawaru Mala Dasari Mala Dasu Mala Hannai Malajangam Mala Masti Mala Sale, Nethani Mala Sanyasi Mang Mang Garodi Manne Mashti Matangi Mehtar Mitha Ayyalvar Mundala Paky, Moti, Thoti Pamidi Panchama, Pariah Relli Samagara Samban Sapru Sindhollu, Chindollu Yatala Valluvan 22 LIST OF SCHEDULED TRIBES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. Andh, Sadhu Andh Bagata Bhil Chenchu Gadabas, Bodo Gadaba, Gutob Gadaba, Kallayi Gadaba, Parangi Gadaba, Kathera Gadaba, Kapu Gadaba Gond, Naikpod, Rajgond, Koitur Goudu (in the Agency tracts) Hill Reddis Jatapus Kammara Kattunayakan Kolam, Kolawar Konda Dhoras, Kubi Konda Kapus Kondareddis Kondhs, Kodi, Kodhu, Desaya Kondhs, Dongria Kondhs, Kuttiya Kondhs, Tikiria Kondhs, Yenity Kondhs, Kuvinga Kotia, Bentho Oriya, Bartika, Dulia, Holya, Sanrona, Sidhopaiko Koya, Doli Koya, Gutta Koya, Kammara Koya, Musara Koya, Oddi Koya, Pattidi Koya, Rajah, Rasha Koya, Lingadhari Koya (ordinary), Kottu Koya, Bhine Koya, Rajkoya Kulia Manna Dhora Mukha Dhora, Nooka Dhora Nayaks (in the Agency tracts) Pardhan Porja, Parangiperja Reddi Dhoras Rona, Rena Savaras, Kapu Savaras, Maliya Savaras, Khutto Savaras Sugalis, Lambadis, Banjara Thoti (in Adilabad, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahbubnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad and Warangal districts) Yenadis, Chella Yenadi, Kappala Yenadi, Manchi Yenadi, Reddi Yenadi Yerukulas, Koracha, Dabba Yerukula, Kunchapuri Yerukula, Uppu Yerukula Nakkala, Kurvikaran. LIST OF SOCIALLY AND EDUCATIONALLY BACKWARD CLASSES As per G.O. Ms. No. 16 Backward Classes Welfare (OP) Department, Dated:11.03.2015 and read with G.O.MS.No. 34, Backward Classes Welfare (OP) Department, Dated: 08/10/2015 STATE LIST OF BCs (List of Backward Classes of Telangana State) GROUP-A (Aboriginal Tribes, Vimuktha Jathis, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes etc.) 1 Agnikulakshatriya, Palli, Vadabalija, Bestha, Jalari, Gangavar, Gangaputra, Goundla, Vanyakulakshatriya (Vannekapu, Vannereddi, Pallikapu, Pallireddi) Neyyala, Pattapu. 2 Balasanthu, Bahurupi 3 *[Bandara] 4 Budabukkala 5 Rajaka (Chakali, Vannar) 6 Dasari (formerly engaged in Bikshatana i.e., Beggary) 7 Dommara 8 Gangiredlavaru 9 Jangam (whose traditional occupation is begging) 10 Jogi 11 Katipapala 12 *[Korcha] 13 Lambada or Banjara in Telangana area (deleted and included in ST list vide. G.O.Ms.No.149, SW, Dt.03.05.1978) 14 Medari or Mahendra 15 Mondivaru, Mondibanda, Banda 16 Nayi-Brahmin/Nayee-Brahmin (Mangali), Mangala and Bhajantri 17 Nakkala (deleted vide. G.O.Ms.No.21, BCW (C2) Dept., Dt.20.06.2011, since it is included in the list of Scheduled Tribes at Sl.No.34 vide. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Order (Amendment) Act, 2002 (Central Act No.10 of 2003) 23 18 Vamsha Raj / Pitchiguntla 19 Pamula 20 Pardhi (Nirshikari) 21 Pambala 22 Peddammavandlu, Devaravandlu, Yellammavandlu, Mutyalammavandlu, Dammali / Dammala / Dammula / Damala 23 Veeramushti (Nettikotala), Veerabhadreeya 24 Valmiki Boya (Boya, Bedar, Kirataka, Nishadi, Yellapi, Pedda Boya), Talayari, Chunduvallu (Yellapi and Yellapu are one and the same as clarified vide. G.O.Ms.No.61, BCW (M1) Dept., Dt.05.12.1996) 25 Yerukalas in Telangana area (deleted and included at Sl.No.31 in the list of STs) 26 Gudala 27 Kanjara – Bhatta 28 *[Kalinga] 29 Kepmare or Reddika 30 Mondepatta 31 Nokkar 32 Pariki Muggula 33 Yata 34 Chopemari 35 Kaikadi 36 Joshinandiwalas 37 Odde (Oddilu, Vaddi, Vaddelu), Vaddera, Vaddabhovi, Vadiyaraj, Waddera 38 Mandula 39 Mehtar (Muslim) 40 Kunapuli 41 Patra 42 *[Kurakula] 43 *[Pondara] 44 *[Samanthula /Samantha/ Sountia / Sauntia] 45 Pala-Ekari, Ekila, Vyakula, Ekiri, Nayanivaru, Palegaru, Tolagari, Kavali (area confined to Hyderabad and Rangareddy Districts only) 46 Rajannala, Rajannalu (area confined to Karimnagar, Warangal, Nizamabad and Adilabad Districts only) 47 Bukka Ayyavars 48 Gotrala 49 Kasikapadi / Kasikapudi (area confined to Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Nizamabad, Mahaboobnagar and Adilabad Districts only) 50 Siddula 51 Sikligar/ Saikalgar 52 Poosala (included vide. G.O.Ms.No.16, BCW(C2) Dept., Dt.19.02.2009 by deleting from Sl.No.24 under Group-D) 53 *[Aasadula / Asadula] 54 *[Keuta / Kevuto / Keviti] 55 Orphan and Destitute Children GROUP-B (Vocational Groups) 1 *[Achukatlavandlu] 2 Aryakshatriya, Chittari, Giniyar, Chitrakara, Nakhas 3 Devanga 4 Goud [Ediga, Gouda (Gamalla), Kalalee, Gounda, [*Settibalija of Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna districts] and Srisayana (Segidi) 5 Dudekula, Laddaf, Pinjari or Noorbash 6 Gandla, Telikula, Devathilakula 7 Jandra 8 Kummara or Kulala, Salivahana 9 Karikalabhakthulu, Kaikolan or Kaikala (Sengundam or Sengunther) 10 Karnabhakthulu 11 Kuruba or Kuruma 12 *[Nagavaddilu] 13 Neelakanthi 14 Patkar (Khatri) 15 Perika (Perika Balija, Puragiri kshatriya) 16 Nessi or Kurni 17 Padmasali (Sali, Salivan, Pattusali, Senapathulu, Thogata Sali) 18 Srisayana (Segidi) (deleted vide. G.O.Ms.No.63, BCW (M1) Dept., Dt.11.12.1996 and added to Sl.No.4 of Group-B) 19 Swakulasali 20 Thogata, Thogati or Thogataveerakshatriya 24 21 Viswabrahmin (Ausula, Kamsali, Kammari, Kanchari, Vadla or Vadra or Vadrangi and Silpis), Viswakarma 22 *[Kunchiti / Vakkaliga / Vakkaligara / Kunchitiga] 23 Lodh/ Lodhi/ Lodha (area confined to Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Khammam and Adilabad Districts only) 24 Bondili 25 Are Marathi, Maratha (Non-Brahmins), Arakalies and Surabhi Natakalavallu 26 Neeli (included vide. G.O.Ms.No. 43, BCW (C2) Dept., Dt.07.08.2008 by deleting from Group D at Sl.No.22) 27 Budubunjala / Bhunjwa / Bhadbhunja (area confined to Hyderabad and Rangareddy Districts only) 28 *[Gudia / Gudiya] GROUP-C (Harijan Converts) 1 Scheduled Castes converts to Christianity and their progeny GROUP-D (Other Classes) 1 *[Agaru] 2 Arekatika, Katika, Are-Suryavamshi 3 *[Atagara] 4 Bhatraju 5 Chippolu (Mera) 6 *[Gavara] 7 *[Godaba] 8 Hatkar 9 *[Jakkala] 10 Jingar 11 *[Kandra] 12 Koshti 13 Kachi 14 Surya Balija (Kalavanthula), Ganika 15 Krishnabalija (Dasari, Bukka) 16 *[Koppulavelamas] 17 Mathura 18 Mali (Bare, Barai, Marar and Tamboli) 19 Mudiraj, Mutrasi, Tenugollu 20 Munnurukapu 21 *[Nagavasam (Nagavamsa)] 22 Nelli (deleted vide. G.O.Ms.No.43, BCW(C2) Dept., Dt.07.08.2008 and added at Sl.No.26 in Group 'B') 23 *[Polinati Velamas of Srikakulam and Visakhapatnam districts] 24 Poosala caste (deleted vide. G.O.Ms.No.16, BCW(C2) Dept., Dt.19.02.2009 and included at S.No.52 under Group-A) 25 Passi 26 Rangarez or Bhavasara Kshatriya 27 Sadhuchetty 28 Satani (Chattadasrivaishnava) 29 Tammali (Non-Brahmins) (Shudra caste) whose traditional occupation is playing musical instruments, vending of flowers and giving assistance in temple service but not Shivarchakars 30 *[Turupukapus or Gajulakapus] 31 Uppara or Sagara 32 Vanjara (Vanjari) 33 Yadava (Golla) 34 Are, Arevallu and Arollu 35 *[Sadara / Sadaru] 36 *[Arava] 37 Ayyaraka (area confined to Khammam and Warangal Districts only) 38 Nagaralu (area confined to Hyderabad and Rangareddy Districts only) 39 Aghamudian, Aghamudiar, Agamudivellalar and Agamudimudaliar (including Thuluva Vellalas) (area confined to Hyderabad and Rangareddy Districts only) 40 *[Beri Vysya / Beri Chetty] 41 *[Atirasa] 42 Sondi / Sundi 43 Varala 44 Sistakaranam 45 Lakkamarikapu 46 Veerashaiva Lingayat / Lingabalija 47 Kurmi 25 GROUP-E (Socially and Educationally Backward Classes of Muslims) (Subject to outcome of Civil Appeal No(s).2628-2637/2010 etc., pending before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India) 1 Achchukattalavandlu, Singali, Singamvallu, Achchupanivallu, Achchukattuvaru, Achukatlavandlu 2 Attar Saibulu, Attarollu 3 Dhobi Muslim/ Muslim Dhobi/ Dhobi Musalman, Turka Chakla or Turka Sakala, Turaka Chakali, Tulukka Vannan, Tsakalas, Sakalas or Chakalas, Muslim Rajakas 4 Faqir, Fhakir Budbudki, Ghanti Fhakir, Ghanta Fhakirlu, Turaka Budbudki, Darvesh, Fakeer 5 Garadi Muslim, Garadi Saibulu, Pamulavallu, Kani-Kattuvallu, Garadollu, Garadiga 6 Gosangi Muslim, Phakeer Sayebulu 7 Guddi Eluguvallu, Elugu Bantuvallu, Musalman Keelu Gurralavallu 8 Hajam, Nai, Nai Muslim, Navid 9 Labbi, Labbai, Labbon, Labba 10 Pakeerla, Borewale, Deera Phakirlu, Bonthala 11 Qureshi, Kureshi/ Khureshi, Khasab, Marati Khasab, Muslim Katika, Khatik Muslim 12 Shaik/ Sheikh 13 Siddi, Yaba, Habshi, Jasi 14 Turaka Kasha, Kakkukotte Zinka Saibulu, Chakkitakanevale, Terugadu Gontalavaru, Thirugatigantla, Rollaku Kakku Kottevaru, Pattar Phodulu, Chakketakare, Thuraka Kasha ________________________________________________________________ * omitted vide G.O Ms.No.3, BCW(OP) Dept., Dated:14.08.2014 N.B.: 1. The above list is for information and subject to confirmation with reference to G.O.Ms.No. 58, SW(J) Department, dated 12.05.1997 and time to time orders. 2. On account of any reason whatsoever in case of any doubt/ dispute arising in the matter of community status (SC/ST/BC/OC) of any candidate, subject to satisfaction with regard to relevant rules and regulations in force the decision of the Commission shall be final in all such cases.
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