VRO- Village Revenue Officers Recruitment and other jobs in AP 2011 - Notification and Results Info

Update on 14th November 2011: The Government of Andhra Pradesh has announced notification details for the recruitment of VROs and VRAs in Andhra Pradesh. The Cabinet Sub-Committee headed by N.Raghuveera Reddy has announced the notification details. Selection will be based on the interviews to conducted by District Selection Committees (DSCs) headed by the respective District Collector. There is no entrance test or written test for VRO and VRA vacancies. Reservations will be followed as per the rules. Weightage of 85 marks will be allotted for marks in the qualifying exam, reservation, local status and other standards. Remaining 15 marks will be for performance in interviews. Following are the important dates for the recruitment:

1) VRO (Village Revenue Officers): 1175 posts; Pay Scale : Rs. 7740 - 23040. Eligibility is pass in Intermediate in any group. Those selected for VRO posts can reside in any area of the concerned district. Selection will be through Interviews which contains questions on general knowledge.

2) VRA (Village Revenue Assistants) : 6063 posts; Eligibility: Applicants should have passed in 10th Class / SSC. Local candidates only can apply for the concerned villages. Selection will be through performance in interviews to be conducted by DSC chaired by respective District Collectors.

Important Dates:

1) Release of Notification: 26th November 2011
2) Start of Sale of Applications: 26th November 2011
3) Last date for the submission of filled in applications: 17th December 2011
4) Scrutiny of Applications: 26-12-2011
5) Shortlisting of candidates: 2-1-2012
6) Issue of call letters in the ratio of 1:3: 8-1-2012

7) Schedule of Interviews: 18 January 2012 - 28 January 2012
8) Selection and Results: 30-1-2012

9) Completion of recruitment and posting: 31st January 2012.

Update on 12th November 2011: The Govt. of AP has finalised the educational qualifications required for VRO and VRA posts as prescribed by Cabinet Sub-Committee. For VRO jobs, candidates should have qualified in Intermediate. Pass in 10th class / SSC is the minimum qualification / eligibility for VRA posts. Mandal will be taken as a criteria for the selection of candidates. Gazette notification will be released on 15th November 2011 with all these details and recruitment notification may be announced in due course of time. The Government is yet to take decision on conducting interviews for these posts.

The Government of Andhra Pradesh is proposed to recruit candidates for Village Revenue Officer (VRO), Village Revenue Assistants (VRA) and other vacancies in AP Village Panchayat Services. There are huge number of vacancies in all the three government departments. Selection criteria for VRO posts consists of 1. Weightage for Intermediate Marks- 75 percent marks; 2. Age - 5 percent marks ; 3.Rural Background- 5 percent marks; 4. Interview by District collector- 10 percent marks. Following are brief details of posts, salaries, selection procedure and notification information.

1. Village Revenue Officers (VRO) : The Government of AP is likely to recruit candidates for 1564 Village Revenue Officers (VROs) posts in the pay scale of Rs. 7740 - 23040. Eligibility for these posts is pass in 10th Class. Selection of the candidates will be through written examination which mainly contains questions on general knowledge.

2. Vacancies in Village Panchayat Services: The Government of AP is contemplating to recruit 40000 candidates for various vacancies available in Andhra Pradesh Village Panchayat Services. Vacancies are available in the positions of Panchayat Development Officers, Junior Engineers, Accountants cum Data Entry Operators, Assistant Extension Officers etc. It is estimated that there are 250 vacancies in the Extension Officers posts. Eligibility: Graduation / Intermediate / SSC (based on the posts)

3. Village Revenue Assistants (VRA): 6063 vacancies; Eligibility is pass / appearance in 7th class. Salary: Rs. 3000. Male and female candidates eligible for VRA posts. Candidates failed in 7th class also can apply for VRA posts. Tahasildars will select the candidates based on the marks in marks in a qualifying examination.

There are various other recruitment notifications also waiting for the approvals from different government department in Andhra Pradesh. The official notifications for the above posts have not been released yet. We shall update the information as soon as after the release of recruitment notifications for above posts.

Latest Update on VRO and VRA Recruitment (2nd August 2011):

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has formed a sub- committee with a group of ministers under the chairmanship of N. Raghuveera Reddy to oversee the recruitment process of Village Revenue Officers and Village Revenue Assistants. The sub committee has decided to complete the recruitment process for all the 9000 vacant posts by the end of August 2011. They have also recommended Collectors and RDOs of all the districts in the state to speed up the recruitment process.

The sub committee has disclosed that the education qualification for the VRO posts will be pass in Intermediate Examination and the qualification for VRA posts will be SSC / Tenth Class. There will be no written examination for any posts. Selection of the candidates will be based on marks in the qualifying examinations (Inter / 10th Class). Reservations will be followed as per the rules. Weightage of 85 marks will be allotted for marks in the qualifying exam, reservation, local status and other standards. Remaining 15 marks will be for performance in interviews. The entire recruitment process will be conducted at the district level only and district collector will act as Chairman of the District Selection Committee. They will announce results and selection list also after the completion of the recruitment.