Department of Medical Education (DME), Government of Andhra Pradesh shall recruit candidates for Staff Nurse posts in Primary Health Centers (PHCs), Hospitals under Vaidya Vidhana Parishad (VVP) and Teaching Hospitals in the state working under Health, Medical and Family Welfare Department. For the first time, Nurse vacancies will be filled through written examination. All the posts will be filled on regular basis only. There are 1592 Regular and 759 contract vacancies in all the zones. Following are zonal wise vacancies:
1. Zone 1: 101 posts
2. Zone 2: 132
3. Zone 3: 173
4. Zone 4: 251
5. Zone 5: 685
6. Zone 6: 250
Eligibility Requirements: Those qualified in GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery), B.Sc. Nursing, M.Sc. Nursing are eligible to apply. They should have registered in Andhra Pradesh Nursing Council and Midwives Council. Selection Procedure consist of written examination with 70 Objective multiple choice questions for 70 marks. Weightage of 30 marks will be given to in service / experienced candidates. Service weightage will calculated based on following criteria:
1. 1 marks for each year after completion of the course. This will be for maximum of 10 marks
2. Service under contract: 20 marks
3. Those worked in tribal areas will get 4 marks for every 6 months of service. Those worked in rural areas will get 2 marks for every 6 months of service. And those worked in urban areas will be eligible to get 1 mark for every six months. Those worked for less than 6 months will not be considered.
Application proforma along with detailed instructions can be had from the Offices of Regional Directorate of Medical and Health Services located at Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Guntur, Kadapa, Warangal and Hyderabad between 20-11-2010 to 29-11-2010. Filled in forms also should be submitted to above mentioned offices on or before 30-11-2010. Notification No. 2/2010 has been released in all leading dailies in Andhra Pradesh for this purpose. Also check on the website of Department of Medical Education / AP Vaidya Vidhana Parishad. The recruitment is likely to be completed by 15th January 2011.
Dates of written exam for staff nurse has been released. Written test will be conducted at Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Guntur, Kadapa, Warangal and Hyderabad on 19-12-2010. Candidates can get hall tickets from 14-12-2010 to 17-12-2010 at offices of regional directorate of medical and health services.