AP Constable Eligibility Details, Exam Pattern, Selection Process and Study Materials

Andhra Pradesh Police Department conducts examination for recruitment of Stipendiary Cadet Trained Police Constables (Civil & AR) (Men), Stipendiary Cadet Trinaee Police Constables (APSP) (Men), Constables (Men) in Special Protection Force (SPF) Department, Firemen in AP Fire & Emergency Services Department, Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (Civil & AR) (Women) in Police Dept. Intermediate is the minimum qualification to apply for these posts. Here provided AP Constable exam Notification, Guidelines & Instructions for online apply.

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Eligibility Conditions:                                           

I. Age Limit: Candidates age limit for Police Constable  for different cadres as given below….

S.No Name of the Post Age Limit (in years)
1. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constables (Civil)(Men)
in Police Department
18-22
2. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (AR) (Men) in
Police Department
18-22
3. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (APSP) (Men) in
Police Department
18-22
4. Constables (Men) in Special Protection Force (SPF) Department 18-22
5. Firemen in A.P. Fire & Emergency Services Department  18-30
6. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (Civil) (Women) in
Police Department
 18-22
7. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (AR) (Women) in
Police Department
 18-22

II. Age Relaxation:

i) Upto a maximum of 5 years if a candidate belongs to a Backward Class
ii) Upto a maximum of 10 years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe
iii) Length of regular service limited upto a maximum of five years if a candidate is an employee of A.P. State Government (Employees of APTRANSCO, Discoms, APGENCO, APSRTC, Corporations, Municipalities, Local bodies etc. are not entitled for age relaxation)
iv) 3 years in addition to the length of service rendered in the Army, Naval or Air Force of the Union for the candidates who served in the Army, Naval or Air Force of the Union
v) 3 years in addition to the length of service rendered as a whole time Cadet Corps Instructor in NCC provided the candidate rendered a minimum service of 6 months as a whole time Cadet Corps Instructor in NCC.
vi) Upto a maximum of 3 years if a candidate is a retrenched temporary employee in the State Census Department with a minimum service of months during 1991

III. Minimum Educational Qualification: The candidate must hold, Intermediate or its equivalent examination recognised by the State Government. In the case of a candidate belonging to Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes, he/she must have passed SSC or its equivalent examination recognised by the State Government and should have studied Intermediate and appeared for the Intermediate Examinations in both the 1st year and 2nd year.

IV. Physical standards: The candidates should meet the following requirements:

S.No Name of the Post Physical Standard
1. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constables (Civil)(Men)
in Police Department
Height: Must not be less than 167.6 cms.
Chest: Must not be less than 86.3 cms round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 5 cms.
2. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (AR) (Men) in
Police Department
Height: Must not be less than 167.6 cms.
Chest: Must not be less than 86.3 cms round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 5 cms.
3. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (APSP) (Men) in
Police Department
Height: Must not be less than 167.6 cms.
Chest: Must not be less than 86.3 cms round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 5 cms.
4. Constables (Men) in Special Protection Force (SPF) Department  Height: Must not be less than 167.6 cms.
Chest: Must not be less than 86.3 cms round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 5 cms.
5. Firemen in A.P. Fire & Emergency Services Department  Height: Must not be less than 167.6 cms.
Chest: Must not be less than 86.3 cms round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 5 cms.
6. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (Civil) (Women) in
Police Department
 Height: Must not be less than 152.5 cms Weight: Must not be less than 40 kgs
7. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (AR) (Women) in
Police Department
Height: Must not be less than 152.5 cms
Weight: Must not be less than 40 kgs

Note: Candidates belonging to aboriginal tribes in the agency areas of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Mahaboobnagar, Adilabad, Warangal and Khammam districts where the reserved quota could not be fully utilised for want of sufficient candidates possessing the requisite physical standards, the physical standards shall be relaxed as specified below :

i) For S.No 1 to 5:
* Height: Must not be less than 160 cms.
* Chest: Must not be less than 80 cms round the chest on full
inspiration with a minimum expansion of 3 cms.

ii) For the Si.No. 6 & 7:
a) Height: Must not be less than 150 cms
b) Weight: Must not be less than 38 kgs

V. Medical Standards :

a) 1.Eye Sight : Visual Standards required for the above selection shall be as follows:

i)
Right Eye                      Left Eye
(i) Distant Vision —            6/6                              6/6
(ii) Near Vision —                0/5                            0/5
(Snellen)                  (Snellen)

ii) Each eye must have a full field of vision.
iii) Colour blindness, squint or any morbid condition of the eye or lids of either eye shall be deemed to be a disqualification.

2. The candidate should possess sound health and be free from any bodily defect or infirmity which will render him unfit for police service.

Exam Pattern

Scheme of Examination:
Andhra Pradesh Police Constable Exam will consists of Preliminary Selection Test, Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Written Examination.

I. Preliminary Selection Test:

S.No Name of the Post Selection Test
1. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constables (Civil)(Men)
in Police Department
Candidates will have to run five (5) kms within 25 minutes.
2. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (AR) (Men) in Police Department Candidates will have to run five (5) kms within 25 minutes.
3. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (APSP) (Men) in Police Department Candidates will have to run five (5) kms within 25 minutes.
4. Constables (Men) in Special Protection Force (SPF) Department Candidates will have to run five (5) kms within 25 minutes.
5. Firemen in A.P. Fire & Emergency Services Department Candidates will have to run five (5) kms within 25 minutes.
6. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (Civil) (Women) in Police Department Candidates will have to run 2.5 kms within 16 minutes.
7. Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (AR) (Women) in Police Department Candidates will have to run 2.5 kms within 16 minutes.

II. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) :

The candidates qualified in the preliminary selection test and who possess the minimum physical standards will be required to undergo the following tests and qualify as specified below:

(i). For the Si.No: 1  to 5: 

Sl. No. Item Qualifying Time / Distance
General Ex. Servicemen
01 100 metres run 15 seconds 16.5 seconds
02 Long jump 3.80 mtrs 3.65 mtrs.
03 Shot put (7.26 Kgs) 5.60 mtrs. 5.60 mtrs.
04 High jump 1.20 metres 1.05 metres
05 800 metres run 170 seconds 200 seconds

Candidates in each event will be awarded maximum 15 marks. All the five (5) items put together will carry 75 marks.

ii). For Post Si.No. 6 & 7: Candidates must qualify in all the items of PET mentioned below: –

Sl. No. Item  Qualifying Time / Distance
01 100 metres run 18 seconds
02 Long jump 2.75 mtrs.
03 Shot put (4 Kgs) 4.50 mtrs.

III. Written Examination: Candidates who qualify in the Physical Efficiency Test will be required to appear for a written examination for three hours duration.

Name of the post Max. Marks
Post Si No. 1, 5, 6, 7 200
Post Si No. 2, 3, 4 100

Questions will be objective in nature and will be set in English, Telugu and Urdu languages. However the questions relating to ‘English in the syllabus’ will be set in English only in the ‘Telugu’ / ‘Urdu’ version of the question paper also.

Candidates have to answer the questions on an OMR answer sheet using Blue / Black Ball Point Pen only. For this purpose candidates should bring Blue / Black Ball Point pens along with them.

Selection Procedure: Candidates will be selected based on their performance in Preliminary selection Test, Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Written Examination.

I. Preliminary Selection Test: In selection test, candidates have to run for 2.5 Kms within 16 minutes for Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (Civil, AR) (Women) in Police Department and run for Five (5) kms with in 25 minutes for remaining all posts.

II. Physical Efficiency Test (PET): The candidates who qualify in the preliminary selection test and who possess the minimum physical standards will required to under go the 100 meters Run, Long jump, Short Put (7.26 Kgs/ 4 kgs), High jump, 800 metres run in the specified duration of time/ distance according to the desires post.

III. Written Examination: Candidates who qualify in the Physical Efficiency Test will be required to appear for a written examination for maximum of 200/100 Marks in three hours duration. The minimum marks to be secured by a candidates in order to qualify in the written examination is 40% for OCs; 35% for BCs; and 30% for SCs/STs and Ex.Servicemen.

Selection:
(i). For Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constables (Civil) (Men), Firemen in A.P. Fire & Emergency Services Department & Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (Civil, AR) (Women) in Police Department: The final selection will be strictly on relative merit of the candidates in each category, as obtained by them based on their score in the written examination out of a maximum of 200 marks.

(ii). For Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (AR) (Men) in Police Department: The final selection will be strictly on relative merit of the candidates in each category, as obtained by them based on their score out of a maximum of 175 marks in physical efficiency test (75 marks) and written examination (100 marks).

(iii). For Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Police Constables (APSP) (Men) in Police Department & Constables (Men) in Special Protection Force (SPF) Department: The final selection will be strictly on relative merit of the candidates in each category, as obtained by them based on their score out of a maximum of 175 marks in physical efficiency test (75 marks) and written examination (100 marks). As per the provisions of “The Andhra Pradesh Public Employment (Organisation of Local cadres and regulation of direct recruitment) Order, 1975”, the rule of reservation to local candidates is not applicable.

IV. Preference: When two or more candidates in a particular category obtain equal marks, preference will be given to the candidate who was born earlier.

Syllabus (Intermediate Standard): All the Questions in the examination are of Objective Type. Total number of questions are 200.

1. English
2. Arithmetic
3. General Science
4. History of India, Indian Culture, Indian National Movement
5. Indian Geography, Polity and Economics
6. Current events of national and international importance
7. Test of Reasoning/ Mental Ability

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