AP Grama Sachivalayam Village Agriculture Assistant Mock Tests and Notification Details 2019

Details of VAA (AP Village Agriculture Assistant): Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the post of Village Agriculture Assistant-Grade-II (6714posts)in A.P. Agricultural Subordinate Services. Age of the candidates should be between 18 to 42 years as on 01 July 2019. The Village Agriculture Assistant (Grade-II) post carries the pay scale of Rs.14,600 – Rs.44,870/- in RPS 2015.

Selection and Posting: The selected candidates will be posted in the Andhra Pradesh Grama Panchayats as per G.O.Ms.No. 110, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development (MDL-1) department dated, 19.07.2019. The Written Examination for Village Agriculture Assistant is likely to be held on 1st September 2019. Details of mock tests are given below:

Also Read: Grama Sachivalayam General Studies Mock Tests / Model Papers

District wise vacancies of AP Village Agriculture Assistants:

Srikakulam – 676 posts
Vizianagaram – 490 posts
Visakhapatnam – 292 posts
East Godavari – 818 posts
West Godavari – 477 posts
Krishna – 540 posts
Guntur – 627 posts
Prakasam – 709 posts
SPSR Nellore – 537 posts
Chittoor – 352 posts
Ananthapuramu – 282 posts
Kurnool – 590 posts
YSR Kadapa – 324 posts

Total Vacancies: 6714 posts

Online Mock Tests / Model Papers for Agriculture Assistants Posts:

Grama Sachivalayam Online Test Series for Village Agriculture assistants

Qualifications for Engineering Assistant:

Must have passed the 4 Years B.Sc, (Agriculture)
4 Years B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering) from a recognized University in the State / any other University accredited by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
2 Years Diploma in Agriculture Polytechnic
2 Years Diploma in Agriculture Polytechnic (Seed Technology)
2 Years Diploma in Agriculture Polytechnic (Organic Farming)
3 Years Diploma in Agriculture Polytechnic (Agricultural Engineering) recognized by the ANGRAU
Serving MPEOs with B.Sc (BZC) degree are also eligible to apply as a one-time exemption for having worked as MPEO in the Dept. of Agriculture. On selection B.Sc (BZC) candidates should acquire a 2 year Diploma in Agriculture Polytechnic to get eligibility for further promotion.

Pay Scale and Probation:

The candidates on selection and appointment will be paid Rs. 15,000/- PM as consolidated pay for a period of 2 years. They will be given regular scale of pay after satisfactory completion of 2 years probation .The selected candidates on appointment will be deployed to work in the Village Secretariats.

Online Applications:

The proforma application will be available on the Website (https://gramasachivalayam.ap.gov.in) from 27.07.2019 to 12.08.2019 (Note:10/08/2019 is the last date for payment of fee upto 11:59 midnight).

Apply Online : Here

OTPR Registration:

Before applying for the post, an applicant shall register his/her bio-data particulars through One Time Profile Registration (OTPR) on the Website viz., https://gramasachivalayam.ap.gov.in. Once applicant registers his/her particulars, a user ID is generated and sent to his/her registered mobile number and email ID. Applicants need to apply for the post using the OTPR user ID through the above said website.

Exam Pattern and Syllabus:

Part- A : General Studies and mental ability – 50 marks
Part-B: Agriculture Subject – 100 marks

For each correct answer 1 mark will be awarded and each wrong answer will carry negative mark.

Syllabus for AP Village Agriculture Assistant:

PART A – General Studies and Mental Ability:

  1. General Mental ability and reasoning.
  2. Quantitative aptitude including data interpretation.
  3. General English.
  4. Current affairs of regional, national and International importance.
  5. General Science and its applications to the day to day life, Contemporary development in science and Technology and information Technology.
  6. History & Culture of India with specific focus on AP.
  7. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, 73/74th Amendments, public policy, reforms ad centre – state relations with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
  8. Society, Social justice, rights issues.
  9. Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
  10. Key welfare & development schemes of Government of Andhra Pradesh.

Syllabus for Part B:

  1. Principles and Practices of Crop Production
  2. Principles and practices of Soil Science and Management
  3. Principles of Agricultural Economics
  4. Fundamentals of Seed Technology
  5. Agricultural Extension Methods
  6. Fundamentals of Plant Protection
  7. Watershed Management
  8. Soil and Water Conservation Practices
  9. Farm Machinery, power and Agricultural Implements
  10. Environmental Science and Disaster Management
  11. Post-Harvest Technology

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