Written By Ajit Kumar on Friday, April 17, 2015 | 6:20 AM
Government of Andhra Pradesh
Public Health & Municipal Engineering Department
Notice No. E1/74/2015 Dated: 04-04-2015
Applications are invited from the eligible engineering graduates in the prescribed
Proforma for selection as Graduate Engineer Apprentices (GEA) under the Apprentice Act,
1961 as ordered by the Govt. of AP in GO Ms. No. 65 MA& UD (C) Dept., Dt 02-04-2015. The
eligible candidates may apply after satisfying themselves with the eligibility criteria, terms
and conditions of this selection.
The last date for receipt of filled in applications is 20-04-2015.
The category of reservation as per ROR for selection is enclosed as Annexure.
a) Educational Qualifications: Candidate must have completed BE/B Tech/AMIE in Civil
/Structural/transportation/Environmental Engineering degree from any Government
University established under the Act of Central / State Government or from any
Government Engineering College or from any Institution certified as NAAC Grade ‘A’.
The applicant should have obtained degree in the above disciplines not earlier than
2013. Degree obtained through distance education mode will not be considered.
b) Period of Apprentices: The period of apprentice shall be for 2 years or till regular
recruitment of Engineers by APPSC is done whichever is earlier. Candidate selected
as GEA should enter into an agreement with employer i.e., PH & ME Department
Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.
c) Selection criteria: The selection of candidates for GEA shall be made only on merit
basis i.e., based on the marks obtained in basic engineering degree.
d) Rule of Reservation: Selection shall be made as per rule of reservation that is
applicable to Government of AP services and as notified above. The selection shall be
made under Six Point Formula i.e., Local/Non-local.
e) Duties & Responsibilities: Every candidate who is engaged as GEA shall work in a
Public Health Sub-Division or in a Municipality /Municipal Corporation / Nagar
Panchayath independently and/or under the supervision of Deputy Executive
Engineer(PH)/ Municipal Engineer Grade – II and he/she shall perform all the duties
as Section Officer (AE/ AEE/ MAE/ MAEE/ AE (Environmental) and record the
measurement of the work executed under his/her jurisdiction as per codal rules and
is subject to scrutiny by DEE/ME Grade-II or his nominee. For any slackness in
maintaining records/registers and discharging duties, he/she shall be liable for
termination without assigning any reasons therefor or notice. If the individual is
involved in any misappropriation or financial embezzlement the department is at
liberty to invoke Revenue Recovery Act against him/her for recovery of the loss to
the exchequer of Government.
f) Process of selection & appointment: All the eligible candidates shall have to submit
their application duly filled in and signed in the prescribed Proforma and send by
email and in hard copy to the respective Superintending Engineer of PH & ME
Department as shown below
1. Applicants are required to enclose all the testimonials duly attested by the
Gazetted Officer in support of his/her claim of educational qualifications, caste,
local status and medical certificates (in respect of PH candidates only) etc., as
indicated in the application.
2. The applicant is required to affix latest passport size photo duly attested by
3. He/she shall fill up all the columns in the application otherwise application shall
be summerly rejected and no further correspondence will be entertained in the
4. Applications received after closing date will not be considered.
5. Applications without enclosures in support of their claim shall also be rejected.
6. The employer i.e., PH &ME Department reserves the right to cancel the above
selection without assigning any reasons therefor.
Encl: i) Annexure ROR
ii) Proforma Application Form
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