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APPSC MO Recruitment 2021

APPSC MO Recruitment 2021: Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC), Vijayawada, has released 151 vacancies for the post of Medical Officers in Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathy discipline in Ayush Department. The online application process starts from 4th October to 25th October 2021. Interested candidates must bookmark this website for information on vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process and salary.

APPSC MO Recruitment 2021- Overview

APPSC has recently released 151 vacancies for the post of medical officers in Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathy discipline as per the recruitment notification on 24th September 2021. Interested candidates can start the online application process from 4th October 2021. Candidates can refer to the table given below for more details:

Name of Organization Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)
Number of Vacancies 151
Name of Post Medical Officers in Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathy discipline
Advertisement Release Date 24th September 2021
Advertisement No. 08/2021 (Ayurveda)

09/2021 (Homeopathy)

10/2021 (Unani)

Job Location Vijayawada
Official Website @psc.ap.gov.in

APPSC MO Recruitment Notification PDF

APPSC has recently released 151 vacancies for the post of medical officers in Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathy discipline in Ayush Department. It is recommended that the candidates must read all the details and instructions mentioned in the recruitment notification. The links for APPSC Recruitment Notification for each discipline are provided below:

APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 – Important Dates

APPSC has released 151 vacancies for the post of Medical Officers (Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Unani) in Ayush Department. The recruitment notification for the APPSC MO Recruitment was released separately for each discipline on 24th September 2021. The admit card for the written exam will be available for download 10-15 days before the due exam date on the official website. Interested candidates must refer to the table illustrated below to stay updated:

Events Dates
Advertisement Release Date 24th September 2021
Opening Date of Online Application and Fees Payment 4th October 2021
Closing Date of Online Application and Fees Payment 25th October 2021 [11:59 AM]
Admit Card Release Date To Be Notified Soon
Written Exam Date (Computer Based Test) To Be Notified Soon
Result Declaration To Be Notified Soon

APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 – Vacancy Details

APPSC released a recruitment notification on 24th September 2021 for the recruitment of 151 medical officers in Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Unani discipline in Ayush Department. The vacancy details for each discipline for the post of medical officer is illustrated in the table below:

S No. Post Vacancy
1. Medical Officers (Ayurveda) 72
2. Medical Officers (Homeopathy) 53
3. Medical Officers (Unani) 26
Total 151

APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 – Eligibility Criteria

APPSC has released 151 vacancies for the post of medical officers Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathy discipline in Ayush Department on 24th September 2021. Interested Candidates can apply online from 4th October 2021. It is recommended that the candidates must check the eligibility criteria (educational qualification and age limit) before filling the online application form.

It is important to note that that the candidates who wish to apply for the APPSC Recruitment 2021 must have the following qualities:

  • Candidate should be physically fit.
  • Candidate must good habits to stay healthy (no smoking or alcohol consumption).
  • Candidate should not have any body defect or infirmity.

Educational Qualifications (Experience as on 24th September 2021)

Medical Officers (Ayurveda)

  • Candidate must possess a Degree in Ayurveda awarded by a University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act or State Act or Provincial Act, or an Institution recognized by the UGC or any statutory board of the State Government and undergone a regular course of Institutional study in the Ayurveda both in theory and Practical for a period not less than 4 ½ years duration in a Teaching Institution recognized by the University or State Government with one year compulsory Internship.
  • Candidate must be a permanent Registered Medical Practitioner in the concerned field within the meaning of the Law for the time being existing in the State.

Medical Officers (Homeopathy)

  • Candidate must possess a Degree in Homeopathy awarded by a University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act or State Act or Provincial Act, or an Institution recognized by the UGC or any statutory board of the State Government and undergone a regular course of Institutional study in the Homeopathy both in theory and Practical for a period not less than 4 ½ years duration in a Teaching Institution recognized by the University or State Government with one year compulsory Internship.
  • Candidate must be a permanent Registered Medical Practitioner in the concerned field within the meaning of the Law for the time being existing in the State.

Medical Officers (Unani)

  • Candidate must possess a Degree in Unani awarded by a University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act or State Act or Provincial Act, or an Institution recognized by the UGC or any statutory board of the State Government and undergone a regular course of Institutional study in Unani both in theory and Practical for a period not less than 4 ½ years duration in a Teaching Institution recognized by the University or State Government with one year compulsory Internship.
  • Candidate must be a permanent Registered Medical Practitioner in the concerned field within the meaning of the Law for the time being existing in the State.

Age Limit (As on 1/07/2021)

The age limit of medical officers (Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani) in Ayush Department are as follows:

  • Minimum Age: 18 years.
  • Maximum Age: 42 years.

Age Reservation for Medical Officers (Ayurveda and Unani) for SC/ST/Physically Handicapped/EWS and other categories is as follows:

S No. Category of Candidates Age Reservation
1.      (a) SC, ST, BCs and EWS 5 years
1.      (b) SC, ST CF Vacancies (Limited) 10 years
2. Physically Handicapped Persons 10 years
3. Ex-servicemen Shall be allowed to deduct from his age a period of 3 years in addition to the length of service rendered by him in the armed forces / NCC.
4. N.C.C (who have worked as Instructor in N.C.C.)
5. Regular AP Sate Government Employees Allowed to deduct from his age the length of regular Service under State Government up to a maximum of five years for the purposes of the maximum age limit

Age Reservation for Medical Officers (Homeopathy) for SC/ST/Physically Handicapped/EWS and other categories is as follows:

S No. Category of Candidates Age Reservation
1. SC, ST, BCs and EWS 5 years
2. Physically Handicapped Persons 10 years
3. Ex-servicemen Shall be allowed to deduct from his age a period of 3 years in addition to the length of service rendered by him in the armed forces / NCC.
4. N.C.C (who have worked as Instructor in N.C.C.)
5. Regular AP Sate Government Employees Allowed to deduct from his age the length of regular Service under State Government up to a maximum of five years for the purposes of the maximum age limit

APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online

APPSC has recently released 151 vacancies for the post of medical officers in Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathy discipline in Ayush Department. Interested candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying online. The starting date of filling online application is 4th October 2021. Candidates can visit the online website or click on the link below to start the application procedure:

Steps to Apply for the APPSC MO Recruitment 2021

Candidates who are going to apply for the APPSC Recruitment 2021 can start the online application procedure from 4th October 2021. Interested candidates must go through the eligibility criteria before applying online. Candidates should not waste time by waiting for the last date of submission (25th October). Following are the steps which must be taken into consideration while filling the online application form.

  1. Visit the official website @psc.ap.gov.in or click on the link above which directs to online application page.
  2. New candidates must complete the OTPR (One Time Pass Registration) process by filling all the details carefully to receive OTP and login credentials on the registered mobile number/Email ID.
  3. Click on Generate OTPR ID.
  4. After successful registration, candidates will receive an OTPR ID and Password to start the online application procedure.
  5. Click on Login for Registered Candidates. Enter the login credentials carefully.
  6. Click on Login.
  7. Candidate has to click on the link for fees payment and verify all the details (such as white card details and Local/Non-Local status) that were entered during OTPR process.
  8. Candidate should click on Submit only after the verification of all details.
  9. Candidate can click on OK to select among various payment methods and pay the applicable fees.
  10. Payment Reference ID will be generated on successful payment of fess. Candidates must note this ID for future reference.
  11. Now, the candidate will be directed to the application form window.
  12. Candidates must fill all the essential details along with the Payment Reference ID.
  13. After successful submission of the online form, an application receipt will be generated.
  14. Candidates must save this receipt after taking a printout for future reference.

Application Fee

The candidates must submit the online application form before 25th September [11:59 AM] to avoid the last-minute rush. The fee structure is as follows:

  • Application Fees: 250 Rs.
  • Exam Fee: 120 Rs.

Following categories have to pay the exam fees (120/- Rs only):

  • SC/ST/Backward Class/Physically Handicapped (Orthopaedical)/ Ex-servicemen.
  • Families having household supply through white card issued by Civil Supplies Department for local residents of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Unemployed youth must submit declaration form as per the government rules, dated 18/10/1996.

However, candidates belonging to the above categories (except physically handicapped and ex-servicemen) from other states must pay the application process and exam fees.

APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 – Selection Process

Candidates who are applying for the APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 must appear in the written exam. The written exam will be a Computer Based Test (Paper I and II). Candidate must clear both Paper I and Paper II to clear the written exam to appear in the merit list. The written exam will be conducted in English language only.

The official website will also provide facility for mock tests for the preparation of the written exam. Interested candidates must check the website regularly for mock test to qualify in the written exam.

APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 – Exam Pattern

The online applications for the APPSC MO Recruitment starts from 4th October 2021 to 25th October 2021. Interested and eligible candidates must bookmark and check this site regularly about any new updates regarding the admit card download and the exam schedule. The table illustrated below shows the exam pattern for the written exam:

Paper Subjects Questions Maximum Marks Duration (in minutes)
Paper I General Studies and Mental Ability 150 150 150
Paper II Concerned Subject 150 300 150

Main Highlights

The main highlights of the written exam are as follows:

  • Written exam will be a Computer Based Test.
  • Exam will be conducted in English language only.
  • Negative marking for the wrong answers is 0.33.

Minimum Qualifying Marks

The minimum qualifying marks can be defined as marks a candidate must score to qualify the written exam. However, the candidate must try his best to qualify the exams to appear in the merit list for the final selection. The minimum qualifying marks (category-wise)is as follows:

S No. Category Minimum Qualifying Marks
1. Open Competition and EWS 40%
2. Backward Class 35%
3. SC/ST/PH 30%

APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 – Syllabus

Candidates applying for the APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 must appear in both Paper I and Paper II to get selected for the recruitment process. The syllabus for Paper I consists of General Studies and Mental Ability, which will cover the following topics:

  1. Events of national and international importance.
  2. Current affairs- international, national and regional.
  3. General Science and it applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments in Science & Technology and information Technology.
  4. Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh. (Starts from 1707 AD).
  5. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
  6. Economic development in India since independence with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
  7. Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
  8. Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention and mitigation strategies, Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the assessment of Disaster.
  9. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection.
  10. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.
  11. Data Analysis:
    a) Tabulation of data
    b) Visual representation of data
    c) Basic data analysis (Summary Statistics such as mean, median, mode, variance
    and coefficient of variation) and Interpretation.
  12. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and Legal implications/problems.

APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 – Salary Details

APPSC has released 151 vacancies for the post of medical officers in Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Unani discipline in Ayush department. The salary of medical officers for all the disciplines is Rs. 37,100 – Rs. 91,450.

APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 – FAQ’S

Q1. How many vacancies are released by APPSC for the post of medical officers?

Ans. APPSC has released 151 vacancies for the post of medical officers in Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Unani discipline in Ayush department.

Q2. What is the starting date of online applications for the APPSC MO Recruitment 2021?

Ans. The starting date of online applications for the APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 is 4th October 2021.

Q3. What is the last date of submitting online applications for the APPSC MO Recruitment 2021?

Ans. The last date of submitting online applications for the APPSC MO Recruitment 2021 is 25th October 2021.

Q4. How to apply online for the APPSC MO Recruitment 2021?

Ans. Candidate must visit the official website or click on the link provided in this article.

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