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APPSC Calls for Direct Recruitment for Fisheries Development Officer in AP Fisheries Service

Company - APPSC (Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission)
Openings - 4

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APSSC) is inviting applications for the direct recruitment to the post of Fisheries Development Officer in A.P. Here are the details: 

Position Overview 

Post Name

Fisheries Development Officer



Start of Application


Late Date of Application



Qualifications  and Eligibility

  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.) from a recognized university in India as the minimum qualification requirement.

  • Candidates must meet specific criteria: sound health, suitable character, academic qualifications, and Indian citizenship. Exceptions require prior State Government approval.

  • The age range for eligibility is between 18 and 42 years.

Monthly Remuneration

Rs: 45,830 – 1,30,580/- Per Month

Selection Procedure

  • Candidates must attend all written examination papers to remain eligible for consideration. Selection is based on merit in the written exam followed by a Computer Proficiency Test. 

  • The Commission determines the standard and cut-off marks for selection, with candidates needing to meet minimum qualifying marks: OC, Sports Persons, Ex-Servicemen & EWS (40%), Backward Class (35%), and SCs & STs & PBDs (30%). However, meeting these marks doesn't guarantee selection; it only allows candidates to proceed to the next stage.

Application Procedure

  • To apply for the post, the applicant must log in to the Commission's website https://psc.ap.gov.in/ using their registered OTPR number. If applying for the first time, the candidate must carefully fill out the OTPR application to obtain an OTPR ID.

  • After filling in application-specific details, applicants can save or save and submit the form. 

  • Applicants must pay Rs. 250/- towards the application processing fee and Rs 120/- for the examination fee. However, certain categories, including SC, ST, BC, PBDs, Ex-Servicemen, and eligible residents of Andhra Pradesh, are exempt from the examination fee. Unemployed youth as per G.O.Ms.No.439 are also exempt but must submit a declaration. Applicants from other states must pay both fees to be considered.

  • Payment is to be made through a payment gateway, and once submitted successfully, corrections can be made within 7 days. 

For additional information and updates, they can visit the website at https://psc.ap.gov.in/


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