APPSC Municipal AE Notification 2012-APPSC Assistant Engineers Notification 2012
Recruitment Applications are invited On-line through the proforma Application to be made available on WEBSITE (www.apspsc.gov.in) from 23/07/2012 to 23/08/2012 (Note: 21/08/2012 is the last date for payment of fee) for recruitment to the post of Assistant Engineer / Municipal Assistant Engineer in A.P. Public Health and Municipal Engineering Subordinate Service and A.P. Municipal Engineering Subordinate Service The desirous eligible Candidates may apply ON-LINE by satisfying themselves with the terms and conditions of this recruitment. The details are as follows:-
Name of the Post : Assistant Engineers in A.P. Public Health & Municipal Engineering Sub Service
Vacancies: 59 posts
Age as on 01/7/2011 Min. Max. : 18-36*
Pay Scale : Rs. 15,280-40,510/
Name of the Post : Municipal Assistant Engineers (Electrical) in A.P. Municipal Engineering Sub-Service
Vacancies: 35 posts
Age as on 01/7/2011 Min. Max. : 18-36*
Pay Scale : Rs. 15,280-40,510/
Name of the Post :Municipal Assistant Engineers (Civil) in A.P. Municipal Engineering Subordinate Service
Vacancies: 151 posts
Age as on 01/7/2011 Min. Max. : 18-36*
Pay Scale : Rs. 15,280-40,510/
The following blank formats (Proforma) are available in the Commission’s Website (www.apspsc.gov.in) The candidates can use, if required.
i). Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificate
ii). Declaration by the Un-Employed
iii). School Study Certificate
iv). Certificate of Residence
v). a) Medical Certificate for the Blind
b) Certificate of Hearing Disability and Hearing Assessment
c) Medical Certificate in respect of Orthopedically Handicapped Candidates
vi) Creamy Layer Certificate
Applicants must possess the qualifications from a recognized University as detailed below or equivalent thereto, subject to various specifications in the relevant service rules as on the date of notification.
For Assistant Engineer in A.P. Public Health and Municipal Engineering Subordinate Service
- A Degree in B.E. Civil or Mechanical of a University established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a Provincial Act or Institution recognized by the UGC. OR
- B.Sc. (Engineering) degree of the Benares Hindu University. OR
- A pass in section ‘A’ and ‘B’ of the AMIE (India) Civil Examination. OR
- LCE Diploma or any other equivalent Diploma of any recognized Institute; OR
- LME., Diploma of any recognized Institute; OR
- LSE, Diploma awarded by the State Board of Technical Education and Training. Provided that the recruitment of persons with LME Diploma of any Institution recognized by the Government in any year shall not exceed 10% of the total number estimated vacancies in that year. (G.O. Ms. No. 272, MA, Dt. 07/06/1976 with effect from Dt. 28/02/1972) Provided further that the candidates possessing the qualifications in items (4) to (6) above will be recruited only if candidates possessing the qualifications in items (1) to (3) are not available. (G.O. Ms. No. 690, MA, Dt. 30/09/1972 with effect from Dt. 08/07/1964)
For Municipal Assistant Engineers (Electrical) in A.P. Municipal Engineering Sub-Service
A Degree in B.E., (Electrical) or equivalent qualification recognized by Central University Grants Commission
LEE or its equivalent qualifications. Provided that preference in Recruitment shall be given to the persons possessing Degree in Engineering of the respectively disciplinary or its equivalent qualification. (G.O. Ms. No. 595, HMA & UD Dept., Dt. 22/09/1977 and G.O. Ms. No. 247, HMA & UD (C1) Dept., Dt. 03/05/1991)
For Municipal Assistant Engineers (Civil) in A.P. Municipal Engineering Subordinate Service
A Degree in B.E., (Civil) or equivalent qualification recognized by Central University Grants Commission or LSE or LCE or its equivalent qualification. Provided also that in any year of Recruitment 10% of the vacancies in the posts of Municipal Assistant Engineers (Civil) shall be filled in by the personspossessing LME qualifications. (G.O. Ms. No. 595, HMA & UD Dept., Dt. 22/09/1977 and G
(Remittance of Fee) Each applicant must pay Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only) towards Application Processing Fee and Examination Fee RS.80/- (RUPEES EIGHTY ONLY) (if Candidates are not exempted from payment of Fee). Payment of RS.80/- (RUPEES EIGHTY ONLY) towards application processing fee is compulsory for all Applicants.
Mode of Payment of Fee:
- I Step:-The Candidate has to logon to the WEBSITE (www.apspsc.gov.in) and enter his/her Basic Personal Details like Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, and Community.
- II Step:-Immediately on entering the above details the Applicant will get (downloadable)- Challan Form to pay the Fee at AP Online centers /State Bank of India.
- III Step:-The Applicant should pay the prescribed Fee in any one of the A.P. Online centers / State Bank of India and obtain Fee paid challan with Journal Number in the first instance.
- IV Step:-On the next working day after payment of Fee the Applicant should again visit WEBSITE and enter the Journal Number to get the format of Application. The applicant has to invariably fill all the columns in the Application and should submit ON-Line. Even after making payment of fee, candidate fails to submit the bio-data particulars, such applications shall be rejected without giving any notice.
- V Step:- If any candidate fails to enter “Community” for any reason, they will be treated as an OC without giving any notice.
THE SELECTION OF CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE POSTS WILL BE MADE BY WRITTEN EXAMINATION (OBJECTIVE TYPE) FOR ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES. THE FINAL SELECTION OF THESE POSTS WILL BE BASED ON THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION.
- The minimum qualifying marks for selection are OCs 40%, BCs 35% SCs, STs and PHs 30% or as per rules. The minimum qualifying marks are relaxable in the case of SC/ST/BC/PH on the discretion of the Commission.
- The candidates will be selected and allotted to Service/ Department as per their rank in the merit list against the vacancies available. N.B.: Mere securing minimum qualifying marks does not vest any right in a candidate for being considered for selection.
- 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.
- Candidates have to produce Original documents and other particulars on the day of verification date itself for verification as and when required and called for. If candidate fails to produce the certificates if any one, and the particulars furnished in the Application do not tally with the Original documents produced by the candidate, the candidature will be rejected/disqualified without any further correspondence. As candidature for the recruitment is processed through Computer/Electronic devices based on the particulars furnished in the Application Form, the candidate is advised to fill in all the relevant particulars carefully.
- 5. While the Commission calls for preference of candidates in respect of posts etc., in the application form, it is hereby clarified that the said preferences are only indicative for being considered to the extent possible but not binding or limiting the Commission’s powers enjoyed under Article 315 and 320 of the Constitution of India. Therefore, the Commission has the power to assigning a successful candidate to any of the notified posts for which he is considered by them to be qualified and eligible, subject to fulfilling the selection criterion.
- The appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in the appropriate medical classification, and if he/she is of sound health, active habits free from any bodily defect or infirmity.
HOW TO UPLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM:
- i)The Applicants have to read the User Guide for Online Submission of Applications and then proceed further.
- I Step: The Candidate has to logon to the WEBSITE (www.apspsc.gov.in) and enter his/her Basic Personal Details like Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, and Community.
- II Step: Immediately on entering the above details the Applicant will get (downloadable)- Challan Form to pay the Fee at AP Online centers /State Bank of India.
- III Step: The Applicant should pay the prescribed Fee in any one of the A.P. Online centers / State Bank of India and obtain Fee paid challan with Journal Number in the first instance.
- IV Step: 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.
- V Step: 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.
- VI Step: The applicants have to invariably fill all the relevant columns in the Application and should submit ON-LINE.
- ii) Hand written/ Typed/ Photostat copies/ outside printed Application Form will not be accepted and liable for rejection.
- iii) Only applicants willing to serve anywhere in the Andhra Pradesh should apply.
- iv) For any problems related to Online submission and downloading of Hall-Tickets please contact 040-23557455 ((Call Time: 9.30 A.M to 1.00 P.M & 1.30 P.M to 5.30 P.M) or mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Centers for Examination
- The Written Examination will be held at the following Five Centres: 1- HYDERABAD 2- VISAKHAPATNAM 3- VIJAYAWADA 4- TIRUPATI 5- WARANGAL.
- Applicants should choose only one of the above centres. Centre once chosen shall be final. The Commission however reserves the right to allot candidates to any centre other than centre chosen by the applicant or abolish a centre and/or to create a new centre for administrative reasons.
- The Written Examination will be held on 23/09/2012
For Paper-1 : General Studies there are 150 questions for 150 minutes and maximum marks 150
For Paper-2 : Civil / Mechanical (common) OR Electrical Engg. (Diploma Standard) there are 150 questions for 150 minutes and maximum marks 150
For Total 300 marks
PAPER-1 GENERAL STUDIES
Current Events of National and International Importance. History of India and Indian National Movement. India and World Geography. General Mental Ability. Questions on General Science will cover General appreciation and understanding of science including matters of every day observation and experience, as may be expected of a well educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline. In current events, knowledge of significant national and international events will be tested. In History of India, emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic and political aspects. Questions on Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the nineteenth century resurgence, growth of Nationalism and attainment of independence. In geography emphasis will be on geography of India. Questions on geography of India will relate to physical, social and economic geography of the country, including the main features of the Indian agricultural and natural resources. On general mental ability, the candidates will be tested on reasoning and analytical abilities.
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: (COMMON FOR CIVIL / MECHANICAL)
Forces: Different types of forces, gravitational, frictional, axial, tensile or compressive. Law of Parallelogram and triangle of forces, polygon of forces, problems. Friction: Statical friction, limiting friction, simple problems. Centre of gravity and moment of inertia. Simple plane figures. Simple machines, law of machine, Mechanical advantage, velocity ratio and efficiency, wheel and axle, pulleys and simple screw jack-problems Simple Stresses and strailns: Different types of stresses and strains, stress-strain diagram for ductile materials. Factor of safety, ultimate strength and working strength, elastic constants, poisson ratio.
Deformations, volume changes. Relations between elastic constants. Hooke’s Law. Compound rods, temperature stresses, strain energy, proof resiliance, impact loading. Riveted and welded joints, different modes of failures, efficiency of joints, thin cylindrical shells, longitudinal and circumferential stresses and volume changes. Shear force and bending moment diagrams for simply supported, over hanging and cantilever beams. Relation between intensity of loading, shear force and bending moment. Economical length of overhanging beams.
Theory of simple bending: Assumptions, basic flexure formula, bending stresses, modulus of section, moment of resistance. Circular bending. Distribution of shear stress in common structural sections. Deflection in cantilever and simply supported beams under simple loading-propped cantilever beams subjected to simple loading, determination of reaction. SF and BM diagrams.
Torsion: Assumptions, basic formula of torsion, power transmission by shafts of uniform circular sections close-coiled springs, strain-energy in simple beams and shafts, sudden and impact loading. Principal stresses and principal planes. Moher’s circle of stress. Thin cylinders under internal pressure stresses and volume changes. Columns and struts: Direct and bending stresses, core of section. Short and long columns under axial loading-various end-conditions. Euler and Rankine formulae, Slenderness ratio, simple built-up columns. Simple plane and pin-jointed trusses: Stresses by method of joints and method of sections.
Introduction: Scope of hydraulics in Engineering. Definition and properties of fluid. Fluid pressure and its measurement: Atmospheric pressure, Gauge pressure and absolute pressure. Piezometer, Manometer-U-tube, Inverted U-tube, and differential manometers. Pressure on plane surface immersed in liquid-Horizontal, vertical and inclined plane surface.
Flow of fluids: Type of flow-uniform flow, non-uniform flow, streamline flow, Turbulant flow, steady flow and unsteady flow, Energies in fluid motion-Datum head, pressure head and velocity head. Total energy of fluid in motion – Bernoulli’s theorem. Practical application of Bernoulli’s theorem – pitot tube venturimeter – Orificemeter – problems.
Flow through orifices and Mouth Pieces: Definition of orifice, types of orifices, Vena contracta, coefficient of velocity, coefficient of contraction, coefficient of discharge. Submerged and partially submerged orifices. Flow through orifices under variable heads – Time of emptying a rectangular tank through orifices. Mouth pieces – different types of problems.
Notches and Weirs: Definition of notch, types of notches – Rectangular notch, Tringular notch and trapezoidal notch. Discharge over a rectangular, triangular and a trapezoidal notches. Flow through pipes: Major and minor losses – Loss of head at entrance, loss of head due to sudden enlargement, due to sudden contraction, loss of head at exit of the pipe. Frictional loss in pipe-Chezy formula and Daycy’s formula.
Hydraulic gradient and total energy line. Discharge through parallel pipes and branched pipes connected to a reservoir. Flow through syphon pipe. Hydraulic transmission of power-flow through nozzle at the end of a pipe line-diameter of nozzle for Max H.P. available. Water hammer and its effect. Laminar and turbulent flow in pipesCritical velocity and Reynold number.
Measurements: Measurement of velocity – Current meter surface floats and weighted rods. Determination of discharge from velocity readings. Impact of jets: Formulae for the force of jet on a fixed vertical flat plate, fixed inclined flat plates,
moving flat plates, series of flat plates fixed on the rim of a wheel. Force of jet striking at the centre and at the top of a fixed curved blade and moving curved blade, velocity triangles. Work done, power and efficiency in the above cases. Simple problems.
Water turbines: Introduction to water turbines. Use of water turbines in Hydroelectric power stations line sketch showing layout of hydro-electric power plant with head race, dam, sluice gate, pen stock turbine, generator and tail race. Classification of turbines – impulse and reaction turbines brief subclassification of axial, radial and tangential flow type. Pelton wheel, Francis turbine and Kaplan turbine, Governing of waster turbines. Simple problems on power and efficiency. Centrifugal pump: Installation, mountings and other accessories. Priming of centrifugal pump. Efficiency, cavitation. Simple problems on work, power and efficiency.
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING :
Ohms’s law and DC circuits. Power & Energy, Kirchoff’s laws, Thevinin’s theorem, Norton’s theorem, Superposition theorem, Star & Delta transformations, Faraday’s laws, Fleming’s left hand & right rules. Inductive and capacitive circuits with DC supply Single phase AC circuits, R, L and C series and parallel circuits, phasor diagrams, Resonance, Three-phase balanced ac circuits, Star & Delta connections, Three phase power by two wattmeter method.
DC Generators, Principle of operation and construction, Lap & Wave windings, Armature reaction, Commutation, Shunt, Series and Compound generators, Characteristics, DC Motors, Characteristics and applications, Starters, Speed control, Losses in DC machines Transformers, Principle of operation, Three-phase transformers, Equivalent circuit, Losses and efficiency, OC and SC tests, Parallel operation, Scott connection Single-phase Induction Motors, Construction and features, Three-phase induction motors, Rotating magnetic field, Equivalent circuit, Star-delta and Auto-transformer starters, Speed control
Alternators, Construction, Concentrated & distributed windings, E.M.F equation, Regulation, OC & SC tests, Synchronous impedance method, Synchronous motor, V and Inverted V curves, Applications Moving coil and Moving Iron types of Ammeters and Voltmeters, Dynamometer type Wattmeter, Induction type Energy meter, Megger, Transducers – Thermocouple and Strain gauge, Ramp type digital meters
`P’ and `N’ type materials, PN Junction, forward and reverse bias- Zener diode, Zener diode characteristics – formation of PNP and NPN transistors- Transistor configurations- CB, CE – Input and output characteristics of CB,CE – comparison of CB,CE, configurations. SCR and Triac, V-I characteristics, Rectifiers, 1-phase & 3-phase Full converter & Semi-converter rectifiers, Choppers, Cyclo-converters, Bridge type Inverters
Thermal, Hydro, Nuclear Power stations, Load curve, load factor, maximum demand, Circuit breaker, MOCB, Over current relay, Impedance relay, Distance relay, Earth fault relay AC & DC Transmission, Choice of frequency & voltage, Effect of voltage and % Regulation-Short line calculation of-Efficiency-Regulation-Sending end voltage-sending end p.f. for the given receiving end conditions – Medium transmission lines, Regulation-Sending end voltage-sending end p.f. for the given receiving end conditions in using Nominal pie methodNominal T method -Vector diagrams in the above methods-Charging current in lines-Ferranti’s effect – Carona in transmission lines
Primary and secondary distribution, Feeders, distribution and service mains, Classification of Distribution systems, Radial and Ring system of Distribution, A.C. Distribution – single phase, Steps in voltage drop calculation. Electric braking, plugging of D.C.Motors and induction motor, Rheostatic braking of D.C.Motors, Regenerative braking of D.C.motors and Induction motors. Laws of illumination, Sodium vapour lamp, Mercury vapour lamp, Halogen lamp, Residential & factory lighting.
Temperature control of resistance furnaces – Electric arc furnaces – direct and indirect types – Induction heating- core type and coreless type – Applications – Dielectric heating – principle and applications. Trapezoidal speed – time curve, Different types of train services, urban and sub-urban- factors affecting scheduled speed – Tractive effort -Coefficient of
adhesion – factors affecting the coefficient of adhesion – Specific energy consumption Binary, Octal. Hexadecimal numbering systems
Logic gates :AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR, Exclusive-OR. Boolean algebra. Demorgan’s Theorems. Implementation of arithmetic circuits, Half adder, Full adder, Serial and parallel Binary adder. Parallel adder, decoder, encoder, Principle of flip-flop operation, RS, RST, JK, JK Master slave, T, D flip-flops.