AP State Police SI Exam Pattern and Selection Procedure

Selection Procedure/Scheme: –
The Selection Procedure/Scheme of the Exam will be as follows:
A) Preliminary Selection Test:
i) For Post Code Nos. 11 to 17: Candidates will have to run five (5) kms within 25 minutes.
ii) For Post Code No. 18: Candidates will have to run 2.5 kms within 16 minutes

Sl. No.

Post Code No.

Name of the post

01

11

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Sub Inspectors of Police
(Civil)(Men) in Police Department

02

12

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Reserve Sub Inspectors of Police
(AR) (Men) in Police Department

03

13

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Reserve Sub Inspectors of Police
(SAR CPL) (Men) in Police Department

04

14

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Reserve Sub Inspectors of Police
(APSP) (Men) in Police Department

05

15

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Reserve Sub Inspectors of Police
(APSP) (Men) in 15th Bn., APSP in Police Department

06

16

Sub Inspectors (Men) in Special Protection Force (SPF)
Department

07

17

Station Fire Officers in A.P. Fire & Emergency Services
Department

08

18

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee Sub Inspectors of Police (Civil)
(Women) in Police Department

B) Physical Efficiency Test (PET) :
The candidates qualified in the above 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 Post Code Nos. 11 to 17: Candidates must qualify in all the items of PET mentioned below: –

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

In the case of posts (Code Nos. 12 to 16), the performance of the candidates in each
event will be awarded maximum 25 marks as shown in Annexure I. All the five (5) items put
together will carry 125 marks.
ii) For Post Code No. 18: 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.

C) Written Examination:
Candidates who qualify in the Physical Efficiency Test will be required to appear for a written examination in four papers (each of three hours duration) as given below.

Paper

Subject

Max. Marks for

Post Code Nos.
11, 17 and 18

Post Code Nos.
12 to 16

Paper I

English

100 1

00

Paper II

Telugu

100

100

Paper III

Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning /
Mental Ability (Objective in nature)

200

100

Paper IV

General Studies (Objective in nature)

200

100

Note: i) 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 in each paper.
ii) Papers I and II are only qualifying in nature. The cases of the candidates who do not secure the minimum qualifying marks in these papers i.e., papers I and II will not be considered further in the selection process irrespective of their performance in papers III & IV. The marks secured in these papers i.e., papers I and II will not be taken into account for final selection.
iii) Papers I and II referred above will include questions that are subjective and objective in nature. They have to answer the questions using blue / black pen. iv) Questions in Papers III and IV will be objective in nature and will be set in English and Telugu languages. 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:
i) For Post Code Nos. 11, 17 and 18: 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 400 marks (papers III and IV) and as per the provisions of “The Andhra Pradesh Public Employment (Organisation of Local cadres and regulation of direct recruitment) Order, 1975”. As per G.O. Ms. No. 124 General Administration (SPF.A) Dept., dated 07-03-2002 while filling up the vacancies, the first 30% of posts should be filled following combined merit list of locals and non-locals and thereafter, the remaining 70% of the posts shall be filled up by locals only.

ii) For Post Code No. 12: 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 325 marks in physical efficiency test (125 marks) and written examination (200 marks) (papers III and IV) and as per the provisions of “The Andhra Pradesh Public Employment (Organisation of Local cadres and regulation of direct recruitment) Order, 1975”. As per G.O. Ms. No. 124 General Administration (SPF.A) Dept., dated 07-03-2002 while filling up the vacancies, the first 30% of posts should be filled following combined merit list of locals and non-locals and thereafter, the remaining 70% of the posts shall be filled up by locals only.

iii) For Post Code Nos. 13 to 16: 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 325 marks in physical efficiency test (125 marks) and written examination (200 marks) (papers III and IV). 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.

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

Reservation to local candidates: Reservation to local candidates is applicable as provided in the Rules and as amended from time to time as in force on the date of notification. The candidates claiming reservation as local candidates should enclose the required Study certificates (from VII class to X class (or) from IV class to X class, in case he/she is not studied from VII class to X class in one particular zone). Residence Certificate in the proforma only should be enclosed for those candidates who have not studied in any Educational Institutions.

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