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Tuesday, 9 October 2012

.::General Recruitment in Prohibition & Excise Department for the post of Prohibition and Excise Constable -2012::.

1 Introduction :

1.1.1 Government of Andhra Pradesh have accorded permission to fill up 2606 posts of Prohibition &
Excise Constables through District Selection Committees, vide G.O.Ms.No.1217, Revenue (Excise-
I) Department, Dated:30-11-2009 and G.O. MS. No. 395 Revenue (Ex-I) Department, dt: 19.6.2012.

1.2 The district wise vacancy position as on 1-7-2012 is as follows.

*The above vacancy position is subject to change without any prior intimation, depending on the
exigencies and adjustment of APSP Constables allotted to districts as per presidential order.
Further 265 vacancies will be kept vacant and shall not be filled up, as per the orders of
Hon’ble High Court of A.P. , subject to the outcome of the W.Ps. pending in this regard.

1.3 The scale of pay : Rs 7960 - Rs 23650/-

1.3.1 The application fee is Rs.300/- for all categories and for SC/ST category it is Rs. 150/-. The
applicant has to follow the general instructions for payment of fee and fill up the application through
online. SCs/STs belonging to other states are not entitled for fee concession.

2 Qualifications:

2.1 Educational Qualifications: S.S.C or its equivalent examination passed as on 1-07-2012.
As per G.O. Ms.No. 282 GAD, Dt 20-09-2003, in the case of candidates who possess higher
qualification, without the prescribed qualification of SSC will also be considered along with the
candidates who have prescribed qualification.

2.2 Physical Requirement:

For Men: (i) Height shall not be less than 165 cm.
(ii) Chest shall not be less than 81 cm, round the chest on full expiration, with a
Minimum expansion of 5 cm

In the case of candidates belonging to S.T Category, where the required quota cannot
be fully utilized for want of sufficient candidates possessing the requisite height, a height
relaxation up to 5 cm, may be given for such candidates; subject to the condition that height shall
not be less than 160 cm.

For Women:
(i) Height shall not be less than 152.5 cm
(ii) Weight shall not be less than 45.5kg
2.3 Visual Standards:
(i) Right Eye : Near vision 0.5 (Snellen) Distant 6/6
(ii) Left Eye : Near vision 0.5 (Snellen) Distant 6/6
Candidates with Color blindness, squint or any bordlid condition of the eyes of lids of either eye,
knock-knees, pigeon chest, flat foot, varicose veins, hammertoes, fractured limbs or decayed
teeth are not eligible.
2.4 Age: Applicants shall have a minimum age of (18) years and shall not be more than a maximum
age of (30) years as on 1.7.2012 (Refer G.O.Ms.No.74, G.A. (Ser.A) Department,
Dated: 13-02-08)
2.5 Relaxation in age :
2.5.1 Five years of age relaxation on the maximum age of (30 years) is allowed for the candidates
belonging to the categories of S.C., S.T. & B.C. (Refer Rule 12 (1) (b) of A.P. State and subordinate
services rules, 1996)
2.5.2 There shall be age relaxation for the Ex-servicemen. The maximum age relaxation given to the
Ex-servicemen shall be total number of years of service rendered therein plus three years, subject
to the condition that the maximum age of such candidates shall not exceed 39 years as on
2.5.3 As per the orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in Civil Appeal No. 604/2000 and
915/2000 dated 23.04.2003, and as per the consequential G.O. Ms. No. 1217 Rev (Ex-I) dated
30-11-2009 all candidates who appeared for interview during 1994, herein after referred to as
1994 candidates, may also apply for the recruitment in relaxation of the upper age limit. But they
shall satisfy other eligibility conditions and requirements, including qualification and will have to
undergo the entire process of the recruitment , with the same level of physical Qualifying /
Efficiency tests and written tests.
In order to ensure that the age relaxation , as mentioned above is extended to the
intended candidates only, such applicants shall produce evidence of having appeared for the
interview during 1994 recruitment i.e. either 1. Hall Ticket OR 2. Interview call letter
2.5.4. As per the orders of the Hon’ble High Court Dt. 20-09-2010 in WP MP No.29539/2010 in WP
No.23152/2010, all the 265 writ petitioners who have instituted 5 Writ petitions bearing Nos.
23152/2010, 23931/2010, 23932/2010, 25398/2010 and 30110/2010 shall be entitled to
participate in selection process in relaxation of the upper age limit and attend all the tests
to be conducted including Physical fitness test, if they so desire.

3. How to apply:

3.1 A district wise notification calling for applications will be issued by the concerned District Collector
against the vacancies available as on 1-7-2012. The candidates may apply in any one District only.
If the candidate chooses to apply in other than his/her local Dist. , then he / she will be considered
as non-local in that District.
Interested candidates may apply online from 10.30A.M. onwards, on 15-10-2012 till 5 P.M. on 05-
11-2012, which is last date for receipt of applications.
3.2 The website for applying is http://cpe.cgg.gov.in. The candidates may access the website from
anywhere. The candidates may apply directly by accessing the website or may avail the services
being offered by e-seva, aponline, mee-seva centers. The applicant has to pay application fee at eseva,
aponline or mee-seva centers only. The application fee is Rs.300/- for OC and BC category
candidates, and, for SC/ST category the application fee is Rs. 150/- . The applicant will have to
give the basic data e.g. name in full and Date of birth as mentioned in SSC certificate. SC/ST
candidates belonging to other states are not eligible for fee concession. The candidates have to
make sure that they are eligible as per the eligibility criteria, before payment of fee only, as fee
once paid will not be refunded.
3.3 Upon payment of requisite application fee and submission of basic data the applicant can obtain a
print-out of the acknowledgement receipt containing a Journal Number.

3.4 After obtaining the receipt with Journal Number the prospective candidates must log on to
http://cpe.cgg.gov.in , again to fill up the application form by using the Journal number, on his own
or by availing services being rendered by e-seva, aponline, mee-seva or any other internet centers,
upload the application along with signed colour pass port size photograph and register for
Prohibition & Excise Constable Recruitment Test 2012. In the website they will have to fill up all the
details in the application form in the format provided in Annexure I.

3.5 Candidates are advised to go through the entire notification and other information provided on the
website: http://cpe.cgg.gov.in and fill up the application along with the signed colour passport size
photograph. They can and should have a preview before submitting the application. After the
candidate has satisfied himself on preview, he should take a printout of the same, after submitting
the application and preserve it, till the end of the recruitment process. The candidates will have to
pay the service charges to e-seva, aponline or mee-seva centers for the services rendered, on
their own.

3.6 The particulars furnished by the applicant in the application through online will be taken as final
and no change will be allowed, thereafter. Candidates should therefore be careful in filling up the

3.7 Before filling the application form the candidate should carefully examine his /her eligibility for the
examination. If any incorrect/ false/bogus or unconnected information is furnished, the candidate
will be disqualified and he is also liable for Criminal Action. Further if such instances go
undetected during the current selection process but are detected in subsequent years, such
disqualification will take place with retrospective effect. Action will also be initiated u/s 40(A) of AP
Excise Act 1968 for which the imprisonment is up to 3 years.

4. Procedure of Selection: The applicants have to undergo three stages of tests.

4.1 Preliminary Qualifying Test: The PQT constitutes a ‘run’ of 4 km for men and 2 km for women. The
men have to complete the run within 20 minutes and the women within 13 minutes. Since PQT is a
qualifying test only, no marks will be awarded. The candidates qualified in PQT will be
acknowledged with a date, time and venue to appear for PET.

4.2 Physical Efficiency Test: PET constitutes two levels of scrutiny and five events of physical tests.
The 1st level of scrutiny is Physical Measurement Test and the candidates who possess required
physical measurements as illustrated at para 2 will be allowed to the second level of scrutiny i.e.,
the verification of certificates. After the scrutiny of bonafides, the qualified candidates will be
allowed to undergo PET as follows (5 events for men and 3 events for women). They have to clear
all the events. If any candidate gets disqualified in any of these events, he/she will not be allowed
to participate in rest of events and no request of ‘another chance to participate’ will be entertained.

4.3 Written Test:
The candidates who qualify in the Physical Efficiency Test will have to appear for a Written Test,
which will consist of 100 objective questions (to be answered in 2 hours). The breakup of total 100
questions, for the written test is as given below:

The level of questions will be of S.S.C standard. The candidate will be allowed to take the exam in
any of the three languages viz., English, Telugu or Urdu. The candidate shall mention their option of
language in the application itself. Thereafter, no request for change in language of examination will
be allowed. Since there may be a plausible incompatibility among the interpretations of questions in

3 different languages, questions in English language will be taken as standard.

4.3.1 The candidates who possess any NCC Certificates (i.e. either A, B or C Certificate) will be awarded
additional 3 (three) marks, to be added to the marks secured in the written examination for the
purpose of preparation of Merit List.
(In case of possession of more than one certificate, or any level of certificate, the additional marks to
be awarded are only 3 and no additional marks will be awarded for higher level of or more no. of

4.3.2 Ranking of the candidates: The marks secured in the written exam will be the basis for ranking of
the candidates. The additional marks, if any, as per 4.3.1 will be added to the marks scored in the
written test while deciding the rank. In case of tie, i.e. two or more candidates secure same marks,
the following parameters will be followed to decide the ranks, therein:
i. When two or more candidates secure equal aggregate marks, the candidate who scores
highest marks in Part-II :General Knowledge, will be given higher ranking.
ii. In the case of equal marks in Part-II: General Knowledge as well, the higher ranking will be
given to those who score higher marks in Sec. C : General Science of the Part-II.
iii. In the case of equal marks in both Part-II: General Knowledge and Sec. C of Part-II i.e.
General Science, the candidates who score higher marks in Sec. B of Part-II i.e. Civics and
current affairs will be ranked higher.
iv. In the event of equal marks in Sec. B of Part-II i.e. ‘Civics and current affairs’ as well, the
Age/Date of Birth will be taken into account. Higher rank will be given to the candidate of more
5. Important legal provisions governing the recruitment process:
5.1 Legal Provisions & Rules regarding “ Local candidates”:
5.1.1 Definition of local candidate: Local candidates means a candidate for direct recruitment to
any post in relation to that Local area where he/she studied in Educational Institution(s) for
not less than four consecutive academic years prior to and including the year in which he
/she appeared for S.S.C or its equivalent examination. If however, he /she has not studied in
any educational institution during the above four years period, it is enough if he /she resided
in that area which is claimed as his /her local area during the above said period.
5.1.2 In case the candidate is not covered by above provision, his/ her Local candidature will be
considered, if he/ she has studied for a period of not less than seven years prior to and inclusive of
the year in which he/she has studied for the maximum period out of the said period of seven years. If
the period of his/her study in two or more local areas is equal, in such cases, the local area where
he /she has studied last (in such local area ) will be taken for determining the local candidature.
Similarly, place of residence during the above period will be taken into consideration and local
candidature determined with reference to the maximum period of residence or in the case of equal
period where he/she has resided last.
5.1.3 If the claim for local candidature is based on study, the candidate is required to produce a study
certificate from the Educational Institution(s) where he/she studied during the said 4/7-years period.
In the case of private study, the candidate is required to produce proof of residence.
5.1.4 Proof of residence: the candidate has to produce any one of the documents viz., Ration card,
Electoral photo Identity card, driving license, passport, bank passbook, pattedar pass book,
electricity bill etc., Apart from proof of residence, the candidate needs to produce residence
certificate obtained from the Tahsildar concerned to prove that the candidate resided in the area for
4/7 years immediately preceding SSC.
5.1.5 If the candidate studied in more than one district, the local district status will be decided by maximum
number of years of study in 7 years immediately preceding SSC.
5.1.6 Residence Certificate will not be accepted, if a candidate has studied in any educational Institution
up to S.S.C or equivalent examination. Such candidates have to produce study certificates invariably.
5.2 Other Legal Provisions:
5.2.1 Rules: All the candidates are informed that the conditions and criteria prescribed are hereby
governed by the A.P. Excise Sub-Ordinate Service Rules, 1998. Any guidelines or clarifications
shall be based on the said Rules, and in case of necessity, any matter will be processed as per the
AP State Subordinate Service Rules, General and Special Rules in force.
5.2.2 Caste and Community: Community Certificate issued by the competent authority must be submitted
at the appropriate time. BC, SC and ST categories belonging to other states are not entitled for
5.2.3 Candidates whose parent’s income, from all sources, is more than Rs 4.00 Lakhs per annum come
under ‘Creamy Layer’. Candidates claiming reservation under BC category must submit the
certificate of exclusion from competent authority (Tahasildar) as per G.O. MS No.3, BC Welfare(C-2)
Dept dated 4.4.2006.
The claim of reservation under BC-E category will be subject to the adjudications of the litigation
before the Honorable Courts, if any.
5.2.4 ‘Local”, “Non-Local” Candidates: In terms of A.P. Public Employment (Organization of Local Cadres
and Regulation of Direct Recruitment) Order 1975. Out of the total vacancies notified in a district, the
first 20% of posts are open for ‘Local’ and ‘Non-Local’ candidates and remaining 80% of the posts
are to be filled with the ‘Local’ Candidates, based on merit following rule of reservation.
5.2.5 The District Selection Committee is also empowered to invoke the penal provisions of the A.P. Public
Examination (Prevention of malpractices and unfair means) Act, 25/97 and for matters connected
there with or incidental thereto in respect of this Notification.
5.2.6 Rule of Special representation: General Rule (22) shall apply to the appointments made. 33.33% of
vacancies shall be filled up with women in each of the categories of O.C., B.C.(A), B.C.(B),
B.C.(C); B.C.(D); B.C.(E); S.Cs, S.Ts and meritorious sportsman quota.
5.2.7 Claims to Reservation under meritorious sportsman quota will be admissible only as per the
definition of ‘Meritorious Sportsman’, which, as per Rule 2 (19) of AP State and Subordinate services
rules, 1996, means ‘a sportsman who has represented the State or the Country in a national or
international competition or Universities in the Inter-University tournaments conducted by the Inter-
University Boards or the State School team in the national sports/games for schools conducted by
the All India School Games Federation in any of the games, sports mentioned below ; and any other
games/sports as may be specified by the Government from time to time :
As per G.O. Ms. No. 74 dated 9-8-2012 of Youth Advancement , Tourism and Culture (Sport)
Department, Annexure-I, the list of recognized Sports discipline for the above mentioned reservation
is as follows –
(24) CHESS
(25) KHO-KHO
(26) JUDO
(29) BODY BUILDING (Uniform Services like Police, Excise etc).
5.2.8 Claims to the status of ‘Ex Servicemen’ will be admissible only as per the definition of ‘Ex
Servicemen’ as defined at Rule 2 (16) of AP State and Subordinate Services Rules, 1996
5.2.9 Physically handicapped persons are not eligible in terms of rule 4 of AP Prohibition and Excise
Subordinate Service rules 1998 which states: ‘(i) Except in so far as it relates to physically
handicapped persons, the rule of special representation (Genl. Rule 22 of Andhra Pradesh State and
Sub-ordinate Service Rules) shall apply to appointments made by direct recruitment to all categories
for which there is a provision for direct recruitment.

6 General Instructions:

6.1 The candidates must note that his/her admission to the examination is strictly provisional. The mere
fact that the candidate is allowed to write the examination does not imply that his/her candidature has
been finally cleared by the District Selection Committee or that the entries made by the candidate in
his /her application have been accepted by the District Selection Committee as true and correct.

6.2 The applicant must compulsorily fill-up all the relevant columns of the application and submit
application online only.

6.3 The application received online in the prescribed format shall only be considered. There is no other
mode of application than Online. Paper application will not be accepted.

6.4 The applicants need not upload any certificates.

6.5 The candidate shall furnish a color pass port size photograph duly signed which he/she submitted
online at the time of PET. Failure to produce the same photograph at the time of interview/verification
may lead to disqualification. Hence the candidates are advised not to change the photograph till the
recruitment process is completed.

6.6 The candidates who are participating in PQT and PET are taking part at their own risk and solely
responsible for any consequences arising during such period and after the tests as well.

6.7 The candidates are advised to get themselves medically examined by a certified doctor, so as to
ensure their medical fitness, to participate in PQT and PET.

6.8 The candidates shall bring original certificates along with one set of attested copies for verification
at the time of PMT/PET, failing which he will not be allowed.

6.9 The candidates should go through the instructions given on the cover page of test booklet and
carefully write his/her Registration Number (Regn. No.), Centre etc., in the Answer Sheet, which will
be provided to him/her in the examination hall.

6.10 Since the answer sheets are to be scanned (valued) with Optical Mark Reading system, the
candidates have to use Ball Pen (black or blue ink only) for marking the answers and bring smooth
writing pad to fill up relevant columns on the Answer Sheet. The candidate must ensure encoding the
Subject, Regn. No. etc., on the OMR Answer sheet correctly, failing which the answer sheet will be
rejected and will not be valued.

6.11 The Candidates should satisfy the invigilator of his identity with reference to the signature and
photograph. The candidates claiming candidature under 2.5.3 must produce the hall ticket or
interview call letter as an evidence.

6.12 The candidates should occupy their allotted seats 30 minutes before the commencement of the
examination and will not to be allowed into the examination hall after commencement of the
examination. They should not leave the examination hall till expiry of full time. The candidates will not
be allowed to use calculators in the examination hall. Loaning and interchanging of articles among
the candidates are not permitted in the examination hall. Cell phones and other electronic gadgets
are not allowed in the examination hall and candidates in possession of these will be liable for

6.13 The Candidates are expected to behave in orderly and disciplined manner while writing the
examination. If any candidate takes away Answer sheet, the candidature will be rejected and in case
of impersonation / disorderly/unruly behavior during Written Examination, necessary criminal
proceedings will be initiated, apart from disqualifying for any recruitment test, current or in future.
Candidates trying to use unfair means shall be disqualified from the selection. No correspondence
whatsoever will be entertained from the candidates. The candidature and conditions specified here
are subject to latest rules / orders, which may come into force during the process of recruitment.

6.14 The District Selection Committee would be analyzing the responses of a candidate with those of
other candidates to detect patterns of similarity. If it is suspected that the responses have been
shared and the scores obtained are not genuine / valid, the District Selection Committee reserves the
right to cancel his / her candidature and to invalidate the answer sheet.

6.15 If the candidate noticed any discrepancy printed on Hall ticket as to community, date of birth etc.,
they must immediately bring the same to the notice of the District Selection Committee Official/ Chief
Superintendent of the exam centre and necessary corrections be made in the Nominal Roll for being
verified by the District Selection Committee Office.

6.16 The candidates shall attend the tests on the allotted date only. He will not be allowed to participate
on any other date.

6.17 The candidates are advised to be beware of touts.

6.18 The District Selection Committee reserves the right to create centers for examination and also to call
the candidates for the test at any other centre.

7 Appointment: The merit list will be prepared on the basis of total marks secured in the descending
order and shall form the basis for final selection of the candidates. The list so prepared will be
approved by the Committee. The merit list will be prepared following the provisions mentioned in
Para 4.3.1 and 4.3.2. Based on the merit list the candidates will be informed of the provisional
selection for appointment to the post of Prohibition & Excise Constable. The provisional selection of
appointment is subject to verification of original certificates of education, caste, local status and
medical fitness. The medical fitness certificates are to be issued by the Medical Officer not below the
rank of Civil Asst Surgeon. The appointment of S.T. candidates will be subject to the verification of
the certificates by the Director of Tribal Welfare. In case any of the selected candidates fail to report
within the specified time as per AP Sub-ordinate service rules 1996, their provisional selection shall
be liable for cancellation.

The announcement of the result of the Recruitment process and appointment orders to the
selected persons will be subject to the outcomes of the batch of Writ petitions pending before the
Hon’ble High Court of A.P.

8 Decision of the District Selection Committee is final : The decision of the District Selection
Committee in all aspects/ respects pertaining to the application and on its acceptance or rejection as
the case may be, conduct of examination and all subsequent stages culminating in the selection or
otherwise of any candidate shall be final. The District Selection Committee reserves the right to alter
and modify the time schedule and conditions laid down in the Notification for conducting the various
stages of selection, duly intimating the same to the concerned, warranted by any unforeseen
circumstances arising during the course of the selection process or as deemed necessary by the
District Selection Committee.

THE MORE INFORMATION AND APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE AT http://cpe.cgg.gov.in/Documents/CPE_Notification.pdf


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