APPSC
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission

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About APPSC

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) was formed when the State of Andhra Pradesh formed on November 1, 1956.  Earlier the commission was known as the Andhra Service Commission (formed in 1953)which based on the regulations of Madras Public Service Commission. Later in 1956, APPSC was formed by merging the Andhra and Hyderabad Public Service Commissions.

The major Fnction of APPSC is that it makes Direct Recruitment under the Article 320 (1) of the Constitution of India. Those recruited are mostly lecturers, doctors, engineers, deputy collectors, forest officers, police officers, and clerks.

Widely known as APPSC which is a part of Andhra Pradesh government The following are the Duties and Functions :-

The Public Service Commission’s had been established under Article 315 of the Constitution of India. The Functions of the Commission are enumerated in the Article 320 of the Constitution. The statutory

Functions of the Commission are as follows:-

Direct Recruitment (Article 320 (1)) Recruitment by transfer ( Article 320(3)(b) ) Statutory rules relating to services ( Article 320 (3)(a) & (b) ) Disciplinary cases ( Article 320 (3)(c) and regulations 17 (1)(a) to (e) ) Reimbursement of legal expenses ( Article 320 (3)(d) ) Wound and extraordinary pension cases ( Article 320 (3) (e) ) In addition the Commission is entrusted with the following items of work:-

Conduct of Departmental Tests for several departments Conduct of examination for admission to RIMC, Dehradun. Conduct of Half yearly examination for IAS and IPS Officers and proficiency tests for AIS Officers. Watching of temporary appointments exceeding 3 months and according concurrence for their continuance (regulation 16) Consultation in cases of appointment of contract extending over 5 years (regulation 16).years (regulation 16).

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