06 July 2011

VRA- Village Revenue Assistants, VRO Jobs Notification in AP 2013- Latest Info

Updated on 28th December 2013 with revised schedule:  Revenue Department of Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued notification for the recruitment of VRO (Village Revenue Officers) and VRA (Village Revenue Assistants) posts in the state of AP. Candidates have to apply online in the prescribed proforma through official website http://ccla.cgg.gov.in . More details such as roster points, reservations, pay scale, vacancies, selection procedure, model papers and questions and age limits are available below. Written test for VRA posts consists of questions from general studies  , arithmetic and logical reasoning skills.

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VRO and VRA Recruitment - Model Questions

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 written exam to be conducted by APPSC / JNTU / Inter Board or SSC Board. Following are the important dates for the recruitment. There will be no weightage for intermediate and 10th class marks. Qualifications will remain the same as prescribed earlier. Written examination will be for 100 marks and questions will be in objective multiple choice type with four choices. Following is the description fo the question paper. Question paper will be for 100 marks. There will be objective multiple choice questions from General Knowledge (60 questions -60 marks. Out of these 60, 30 questions will be from issues related to villages.), Arithmetic (30 questions -30 marks) and Logical Reasoning (10 questions - 10 marks). Question paper pattern, exam structure, sections in the question paper and duration of the test are available in another post.

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.

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 throuhg performance in written test.

Revised Schedule of VRO and VRA Recruitment 2012:

1) Issue of Supplementary Notification by District Collectors calling for applications (Common notification for VROs and VRAs): 09-01-2012
2) Last date of payment of Fee through online: 17-01-2012 (05:00 PM)
3) Last date for receipt of applications online: 18-01-2012 (05:00 PM)
4) Downloading of Hall tickets from Website: 27-01-2012 to 10-2-2012 (5:00 PM)
5)  Conduct of Written Test for VROs : 19-02-2012 FN (10 am to 12 Noon)
6) Written Test for VRAs: 19-02-2012 AN (3 pm to 5 pm)
7) Declaration of Results : 12-03-2012
8) Issue of Appointment Orders Collectors / Tahsildars: By 24-03-2012

.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.

Government of Andhra Pradesh is likely to release notification for the recruitment of Village Revenue Officers (VROs) and Village Revenue Assistants (VRAs) very soon. Apart from these, Govt. of AP is also planning to recruit candidates for various other posts in Revenue, Panchayat and Municipal Departments. Minimum eligibility requirements for VRA posts is pass in 7th class. They can reach the position of VRO after 5 years of experience and qualified in 10th class. VROs will get the salary equal to Record Assistants i.e., Rs. 12000. VROs can reach to the level of Junior Assistant, Senior Assistants and Deputy Tahasildar in Tahasildar offices through departmental tests and experience. The nomenclature of Village Assistants has been changed to Village Revenue Assistants through a separate GO issued on 18th April 2011. Following are details of posts, district wise break up of vacancies, selection procedure, eligibility conditions and notification information:

Village Revenue Assistants: 6063 vacancies; Eligibility: Pass 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.

Total number of vacancies in the state are 8084. But the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh has allowed the Revenue Department to fill up 6063 posts initially. More number of vacancies are available in Mahaboobnagar district with 492 posts. East Godavari and Karimnagar districts are in second and third positions with 466 and 464 vacancies respectively. Following are district wise break up of VRA vacancies in Andhra Pradesh:

1. Srikakulam: 125 posts
2. Vizianagaram: 126 posts
3. Visakhapatnam: 102 posts
4. East Godavari: 422 posts
5. West Godavari: 466 posts
6. Krishna: 392 posts
7. Guntur: 289 posts
8. Prakasam: 267 posts
9. Nellore: 255 posts
10. Chittoor: 283 posts
11. Anantapuram: 203 posts
12. YSR Kadapa: 190 posts
13. Kurnool: 235 posts
14. Mahaboobnagar: 492 posts
15. Karimnagar: 464 posts
16. Medak: 252 posts
17. Warangal: 353 posts
18. Nizamabad: 207 posts
19. Adilabad: 179 posts
20. Khammam: 193 posts
21. Nalgonda: 348 posts
22. Rangareddy: 194 posts
23. Hyderabad: 26 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.
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