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A.P. Deputy Surveyor

Vacancies for Deputy Surveyor in A.P. Survey and Land Records Subordinate Service

Important dates:

Online availability of application: 15/02/2012 to 15/03/2012

Last date for payment of fee: 13/03/2012

Date of exam: 22/04/2012

Application Fees: Rs.100/- (Application Processing Fee), Rs.80/- (Examination Fee)


Selection Procedure:

The selection of candidates for appointment to the posts will be made on written examination (conventional type). The final selection of these posts will be based on the written examination.

  1. The minimum qualifying marks for selection are OCs 40%, BCs 35% SCs, STs 30% or as per rules. The minimum qualifying marks are relaxed able in the case of SC/ST/BC on 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 for the vacancies available. N.B.: Mere securing minimum qualifying marks shall not vest any right in a candidate for being considered for selection.
  3. The selection will be made on state-wide merit. Reservation to local candidates is not applicable to this recruitment as per departmental special rules.
  4. 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.
  5. Candidates have to produce Original documents and other particulars for verification as and when required and called for. If the particulars furnished in the application do not tally with the Original documents produced by the candidate, the candidature will be rejected. The candidate should carefully fill in all the particulars. For any omission on his part in filling the application leading to rejection of his/her candidature as he/she will be solely and squarely responsible. Commission will not entertain any request in this regard.
  6. The appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in the appropriate medical classification.


Scheme of Exam:



No. of Questions

Maximum Marks



General Studies(SSC standard)



150 Minutes


Subject: Draftsman(CIVIL)(Intermediate vocational standard)



150 Minutes






Name of the Post

No. Of Vacancies

Age as on 01/07/2011

Min. Max.

Pay Scale Rs.


Deputy Surveyor in A.P. Survey and

Land Records Subordinate Service









Education Qualification:

Post Code

Name of the Post

Educational Qualifications


Superintendent of Children Home in Women Development and Child Welfare Sub - Service.

  1. Must have passed Secondary School Certificate Examination conducted by Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad OR its equivalent examination as prescribed from time to time in sub-rule (2) of Rule 12 of Andhra Pradesh State and Subordinate Service Rules, 1996.
  2. Must have obtained National Council of Vocational Training Certificate in Draughtsman (Civil) Trade (Two years Course with Surveying as one of the subject) in any Industrial Training Institute recognized by the Government of India.

OR  ITI (Civil Draughtsman) OR  Intermediate Vocational (Construction Technology) with

Four (4) months practical training. 


How to Apply:

1. Logon to the website (www.apspsc.gov.in) and enter basic personal details like name, father’s name, date of birth, and community.

2. Immediately on entering the above details the applicant will get (downloadable) - challan form to pay the fee at A.P. online centres /State Bank of India.

3. The applicant should pay the prescribed fee in any one of the A.P. Online centres /State bank of India and obtain fee paid challan with journal number in the first instance.

4. On the next working day after payment of fee the applicant should again visit Website and enter the journal number to get and fill the format of application and should submit on-line.

5. Affix your recent colour passport size photograph on a white paper and then sign below the photograph with black pen. Scan the above photo and signature and upload in the appropriate space provided (jpg format) in application form.

6. The applicants have to invariably fill all the relevant columns in the application and should submit on-line.

  • Hand written/ typed/ Photostat copies/ outside printed application form will not be accepted
  • Only applicants willing to serve anywhere in the Andhra Pradesh should apply.

Contact Information:

For any problems related to online submission and downloading of hall-tickets

Phone: 040-23557455 (call time: 9.30 am to 1.00 pm & 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm)

Email:  appschelpdesk@gmail.com.



Centre for Written Examination:

The Written Examination will be held at following Centres:

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Vishakhapatnam
  3. Vijayawada
  4. Tirupati
  5. Warangal


Paper-1: General Studies & Disaster Management.

Syllabus formulated by the Board of Secondary School Certificate, A.P., as prescribed

For 10th Class in History, Geography, Civics, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology

And Current Affairs.

Disaster Management (Source: CBSE Publications)

1. Concepts in disaster management and vulnerability profile of India / State of A.P.

2. Earth quakes / Cyclones / Tsunami / Floods / Drought – causes and effects.

3. Man made disasters - Prevention strategies.

4. Mitigation strategies / Mitigation measures.

Paper-2: -Subject: Draftsman (Civil): Importance of Lettering and Numbering – Figure Sizes and Proportions IS Standard Practice. Construction of Plain Geometric Figures (Lines Angles, Triangle, Rhombus, Quadrilaterals, Polygon etc) Orthographic Projection- Recommended methods of Projections as per IS code. Construction of Ordinary Scale – Plain, & Comparative Diagonal, Vernier, & Scale of Chords. Drawing Plan and Elevation of Points, Lines, Surfaces & Solids. Conventional Signs and Symbols as per IS Code for Engineering Drawings and Buildings Drawings. Drawing and detailing of

(a) Brick arrangements – Various types of Bonds,

(b) Stone Masonry & Stone Joints

(c) Foundations – Various types

(d) Damp Proof Course & Plinth Protection

(e) Roof types – Reinforced Concrete, Madras Terrace & Jack Arch,

(f) Flooring types – Timber Flooring, Steel Flooring, Tile Flooring,

(g) Arches & Lintels Carpentry Joints, Framing, Paneling and Moulding .

(h) Doors types – Paneled, Glazed, and Flush Door,

(i) Windows & Ventilators

(j) Pitched Roof – Various types – King post, & Queen post,

(k) Steel Roof Trusses

(l) Stairs – Various types – Wooden, Steel and Reinforced Concrete – Spiral, Doglegged & Open Well

 (m) Single Storied Residential House – Plan, Elevation and Section

(n) Cross section showing different types of Roads, Railway Track, Embankment and layout of Platforms

(o) Different types of Irrigation Structures

(p) Pipelines Joints Drainage Works, Manholes, Sanitary fittings,

(q) Forms of Rivet Heads, Types of Riveted Joints, Standard Steel Section, and Standard Connections. Surveying of Buildings Sites with Chain, Field Book Entries – Plotting – Calculation of Areas. Use of Prismatic Compass, Handling of Leveling Instrument – Differential Leveling, Surveying of Building Sites with Chain and Level for Calculation of Earth Work. Plotting of Longitudinal/Cross section, Drawing of Contours. 


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