Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) 2021 Recruitment Notification. APPSC has released official notification for the job openings of Assistant Engineer and Municipal Assistant Engineer positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 10th November, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :- 

Assistant Engineer - 188 Posts

Municipal Assistant Engineer - 02 Posts

Job Location - Vijayawada

Other Qualification Details :-

Applications are invited online for recruitment to the post of Assistant Engineers in various Engineering Sub Services for a total of 35 Carry forwarded and 155 Fresh vacancies in the scale of pay of Rs.31,460/- to 84,970/- from candidates within the age group of 18 - 42 years as on 01.07.2021.

Note - For complete details including Qualification, reservation, relaxation in upper age limit, examination fee, selection process, how to apply online, general information & instructions and other details do check official notification for complete details and do apply via proper channel only. Qualification, Salary, Age Limit, No.of post, and more Details Kindly Refer Official Notification.  


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, N.B.: No person shall be eligible if less than 18 years and is more than 42 years.

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.


1. 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).

2. The applicant should check the data displayed thoroughly and should fill the application specific fields like qualification details, post preferences, 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

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. The Commission is not responsible, for any omissions made by the applicant in biodata particulars while submitting the application form online. The applicants are therefore, advised to strictly follow the instructions given in the user guide before submitting the application.

7. All the candidates are requested to submit their application with correct data. It is noticed that some of the candidates are requesting for change in the data, after submission of the application. It is informed that such requests shall be allowed on payment of Rs.100/- (Rupees hundred only) for each correction.

8. However changes are not allowed for name, fee and age relaxation. No manual application for corrections shall be entertained. Corrections in the applications will be enabled after the last date of the submission of applications and will be allowed up to 7 days only from the last date of applications.

9. The particulars furnished by the applicant in the Application Form will be taken as final. Candidates should, therefore, be very careful in Uploading / Submitting the Application Form online.

10. Incomplete/incorrect application form will be summarily rejected. The information if any furnished by the candidate subsequently 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 to the final stage of recruitment process or even at a later stage and also liable for punishment as per Para 16.1 of this notification.

11. Before uploading/submission 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.

12. The above carried forward vacancy brought forward from previous year recruitments. Selection to such reserved vacancy as the case will be made first before the fresh vacancies, read with G.O. Ms No. 277, GA (SC & ST CELL .B)Dept., dated: 22.03.1976, G.O.Ms.No.23 Backward Class (Welfare) Dept., dated:18.03.1996, G.O Ms No.81, G.A (Ser.A) Dept., Dt. 22.02.1997.

13. As per G.O.Ms.No.282, G.A. (Ser.A) Dept., dt.20/09/2003, the candidates with higher qualification are allowed to appear for the posts even in cases where they don’t possess the prescribed qualification. Therefore, candidates with higher qualification may also apply for Post Code Nos.01, 04, 06 and 07.

Selection Process :-

1. The selection to this recruitment notification will be based on the Merit in the Written Exam to be held as per the Scheme and Syllabus shown at The selection of candidates for appointment to the post will be made on the basis of Written Examination.

2. However the candidates have to secure minimum qualifying marks to be short listed for selection against respective vacancies.

3. The list is also appended at The candidates have to produce proof of the community claimed in their application at all stages of selection along with the certificates relating to Educational Qualifications and local status certificates etc.,. Subsequent claim of change of community will not be entertained.

Steps to Apply :-

1. The candidate shall apply online through Commission’s Website from 21/10/2021 to 11/11/2021 (Note: 10/11/2021 is the last date for payment of fee upto 11:59 mid night)

2. The applicant who desires to apply for the above post shall login the Commission’s Website, with his/her registered OTPR number. In case, the candidate is applying for the first time to the posts notified by A.P.P.S.C. he/she shall register his/her bio-data particulars through One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) on the Commission’s Website viz., Once applicant registers his/her particulars, a user ID is generated and sent to his/her registered mobile number and email ID.

3. The selection to the post shall be on the basis of Written Examination in Computer Based Recruitment Test mode conducted by the Commission. The Dates of Written Examination will be announced separately

4. The candidates are required to visit the Commission’s website regularly to keep themselves updated about dates of written examinations are to be held. The examination would be in objective type and questions are to be answered on computer system. Instructions regarding computer based recruitment test are attached as The medium of Examination will be English only.

5. A general Mock Test facility is available to the applicants on the Commission’s website to acquaint themselves with the computer based recruitment test. Applicant can visit the website and practice the answering pattern under MOCK TEST option available on main page of website

6. The applicant is required to visit the Commission’s website regularly to keep himself / herself updated until completion of the recruitment process. The Commission’s website information is final for all correspondence. No individual correspondence by any means will be entertained under any circumstances.

7. HALL TICKETS for the written Examination will be hosted on Commission’s website for downloading. Instructions would be given through the website regarding downloading of Hall Tickets.

8. All desirous and eligible candidates shall apply online after satisfying themselves as per the terms and conditions of this recruitment notification. Any application sent through any mode other than the prescribed online mode will not be entertained under any circumstances. Submission of application form by the candidate is considered that he / she has read the notification and shall abide by the terms and conditions laid down there under.

9. The applicant desires to apply for the post shall login 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

10. 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.

Official Notification