Thursday, January 13, 2011

Recruitment of Sub-Engineers in APGENCO

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APGENCO is the largest Power Generating Company of Andhra Pradesh State
and is the 3rd largest Power Utility (8174.9 MW) in India and has second highest Hydel
capacity in the Country desires to be the best power utility in the country and one of the
best in the world, invites applications from the eligible candidates for the post of Junior
Plant Attendants, as indicated below:

Position No. of Vacancies
Direct Recruitment of Junior Plant Attendants:
Backlog (BL) : - 130
General (GR): - 956

(i) The detailed notification is placed in the website
(ii) The applications are invited from the eligible ìMaleî candidates only.
(iii) The vacancies notified are subject to variation based on the necessity and shall
be filled as per the rules in vogue.
(iv) All the General Candidates; including those ìContract Labourersî satisfying the
qualifications as prescribed; ìContract labourersî who approached Labour
Court/High Court and obtained orders for considering their cases; the
candidates who have undergone ìApprenticeshipî either in the erstwhile APSEB
or APGENCO; and also the ìLand Losers or his/her dependent son, daughter or
spouseî whose land of more than 1 acre and above, was acquired by
APGENCO are also required to respond to this notification, however, subject to
satisfying the qualifications and eligibility criteria prescribed in the notification

placed in the website for the post of Junior Plant
(v) ìThe directions in favour of petitioners in Contempt Case No.1527 of 2001 and
Batch dtd.18-04-2002 will be considered separately. However, they are at
liberty to apply for the posts notifiedî.
How to apply : The candidate has to log-on to the website and click on APPLY
ONLINE link or directly visit to view detailed
notification, user guide and to submit application
form. Online application is accessible from
10.01.2011 to 31.01.2011.
Place: Hyderabad: K.VIJAYANAND,
Date: 05-01-2011. MANAGING DIRECTOR.:: 3 ::
Notification No. 01/CGM(HR)/2010
2. Break up of Vacancies of Junior Plant Attendant:

Subtotal TOTAL
DR.NTTPS GENERAL 60 4 10 12 1 10 6 20 7 130
BACKLOG 0 11 3 2 0 1 0 6 6 29
NSTPD GENERAL 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 17 17
i). NSHES GENERAL 5 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 11 11
ii). PULICHINTALA GENERAL 11 1 2 1 1 1 1 4 1 23 23
i). O&M/KTPS BACKLOG 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 3 1 9 9
ii). KTPS-V BACKLOG 0 4 4 0 1 1 0 9 7 26 26
KTPP GENERAL 140 9 21 29 3 21 12 45 18 298 298
PEDDAPALLI GENERAL 24 1 4 5 0 4 2 9 3 52
BACKLOG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
ii). RTS-B BACKLOG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4
NIZAMSAGAR GENERAL 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 9 13
BACKLOG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
PJHES GENERAL 20 2 3 3 1 2 1 6 3 41 41
RTPP GENERAL 61 4 8 15 1 9 5 20 8 131
BACKLOG 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 27 17 53:: 4 ::
i). KTPS-V & VI GENERAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 168 168 168
ii). LSHES GENERAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 20 20
SLBHES GENERAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 36
Backlog 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
UPPER SILERU GENERAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 20 20
333 47 60 71 9 52 29 157 328 GL=956+BL=130 1086
Total: 1086
GL = General BL = Backlog

(i) The Junior Plant Attendant posts indicated against the Generating
Stations namely KTPS V & VI, LSHES, USHES & SLBHES are only meant
for ìLocal Scheduled Tribeî candidates. However, against 20% of these
vacancies, the cases of Local Schedule Tribe and Non-Local Schedule
Tribe candidates will be considered.
(ii) As per G.O.Ms.No.98, dtd.15-04-1986, 50% of the vacancies are reserved
for Land Losers/displaced person or his/her dependent son, daughter or
spouse, whose land of more than 1 acre and above was acquired by
APGENCO. The vacancies if any left-over or un-filled out of 50% of
vacancies earmarked for Land Losers/displaced persons by virtue of their
non-selection through the prescribed selection process shall be converted
as ìGeneral Vacanciesî and shall be filled up with non-displaced
persons/general candidates.

(iii) The candidates claiming employment against the vacancies
earmarked for Land Loser has to submit ìLand Lost Certificateî,
ìAwardî in the prescribed format; and also the ìcertificate of no
earning member in the familyî duly certified by the concerned
3. Scale of Pay : Rs.9520-250-10520-325-12145-400-14145-485-16085
4. Age : Not below 18 years and not more than 35 years
as on 01-01-2011. Upper age limit will be relaxed
up to 5 years for SC/ST/BC candidates and 10
years in respect of P.H candidates.

1. The Recruitment will be processed as per this Notification and also in
terms of the Regulations in vogue. However, the APGENCO is having all rights
to modify or cancel any of the conditions of this notification or to insert new
conditions at any point of time.
2. Caste & Community: Community certificate issued by the competent
authority should be submitted at appropriate time. Backward Classes,
Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes belonging to other States are not
entitled for reservation.
3. Agency Area Certificate: The Local Scheduled Tribe candidates
applying for the post to the ìGenerating Stationsî situated in Scheduled Areas
viz., Kothagudem Thermal Power Station V & VI Stages, Khammam District,
Lower Sileru Hydro Electric Scheme, Khammam District, Upper Sileru Hydro
Electric Scheme, Vizag District, Srisailam Left Bank Hydro Electric Scheme,
Mahaboobnagar District, has to submit the ìAgency Area Certificateî issued
by Tahsildhar at appropriate time.
4. Unit of Appointment/Preference: The ìJunior Plant Attendantî is the
District Cadre Post. Each of the Power Generating Station in the District will
be the unit of appointment. The candidates applying for the post has to
choose his preference to any one of the Generating Stations in the order of his
choice [not more than 3] where more than one Generating Station is situated
in a particular District.
5. District/Local (Power Generating Station): The selection list will
be drawn in two parts. The first part will comprise 20% of the posts consisting
of combined merit list of ìLocalî as well as ìNon-Localî and the same will be
drawn from the state wide merit list. The remaining second part will comprise
the balance 80% of the posts consisting of ìLocalsî only which will be drawn
from the District Wide merit list in which the Generating Station is situated
and the posts will be filled up duly following the Rule of Reservation.
6. Disqualification: The whole recruitment and selection process is
carried out with utmost, secrecy and confidentiality so as to ensure that the
principle of merit is scrupulously followed. A candidate shall be disqualified
for appointment, if he himself or through relations or friends or any others has
canvassed are endeavored to enlist for his candidature, extraneous support,
whether from official or non-official sources for appointment to this service.
7. Educational Qualifications:
Must possess SSLC/SSC/10th Class with ITI in Electrician/Fitter/Machinist/
Wireman/Welder/Turner/Mechanic (Diesel)/Instrument Mechanic/
Draughtsman (Mechanical)/2-Years Vocational Course in Electrician Trade as
on 01.01.2011.
8. Application Registration Fee Ö Rs.150/-
NOTE: The applicant should pay the prescribed ìRegistration Feeî in any
one of the A.P. Online Centers or A.P. Online Portal and obtain the ìreceiptî
having paid the ìRegistration Feeî with ìJournal Numberî [12-Digit] in the first

instance. The applicant can register their application only with Journal
Number. The last date for payment of ìRegistration Feeî is 13.00 Hours of 31-
01-2011 and submission of filled-in application is 23.59 Hours of 31-01-2011.
9. Selection Procedure:
A. Criteria for preliminary evaluation:
Total Marks = 100.
Weightage Marks:
(i) 30 Marks will be allocated against marks obtained in the qualifying
examination of ITI [Marks Secured in ITI X 30/Total Marks in ITI].
(ii) Weightage up to 10 Marks will be given for Passing of qualifying
examination of ITI up to the date of notification @ 2 Marks for each
completed year of passing. Fraction of months will be ignored.
(iii) Service Weightage to contract labour worked in Power Generating

Stations of APGENCO:
 Service for more than 6 months Ö 10 Marks
 Service for less than 6 months Ö 5 Marks
Note:-The candidates claiming experience in APGENCO have to submit
Gate Pass/Annual Account Slip of EPF i.e., minimum one gate pass
for the candidates who are claiming as Contract Labour to the proof
of working for less than 6 months or PF membership and minimum
of 7 Gate Passes or Annual Accounts Slip of EPF for the candidates
claiming to have worked as Contract Labour for more than 6
B. 25 Marks for Written Test: Based on the marks secured as per the
criteria mentioned in ìAî above, a combined merit list of all trades shall
be drawn and the candidates in the ratio of 1:20 will be called for
ìWritten Testî duly following the rule of reservation. Any candidate
carrying equal marks under 1:20 ratio shall also be called for the said

written test. The written test comprising of 25 marks consisting of 50
multiple choice questions and each question carrying ìhalfî mark on
Power Plant Related Topics of Thermal/Hydel Generating Stations.
C. 25 Marks for Trade Test: Based on the marks secured as per the
criteria mentioned in ìAî & ìBî above, a combined merit list of all
trades shall be drawn and the candidates in the ratio of 1:3 will be
called for ìTrade Test relating to respective Tradesî duly following the
Rule of Reservation.
D. There will be no interview.
Note: (i) The syllabus for the Written Examination is shown in the
(ii) The ìWritten Testî and ìTrade Testî to the candidates will
be conducted at the following places:
Sl.No. Place of examination Generating Stations
1 Dr.NTTPS/Ibrahimpatnam Dr.NTTPS; Nagarjunasagar Tail Pond
Dam; Nagarjunasagar Hydro Electric
Scheme-Main Dam; and Pulichintala
Hydro Electric Scheme
2 RTPP/Muddanur Rayalseema Thermal Power Project
3 KTPS/Paloncha Kothagudem Thermal Power
Station(O&M); Kothagudem Thermal
Power Station-V&VI Stages; Lower
Sileru Hydro Electric Scheme; and
Upper Sileru Hydro Electric Scheme
4 KTPP/Chelpur Kakatiya Thermal Power Project;
Peddapalli Mini Hydel Station;
Ramagundam Thermal Power Station;
and Pochampad/Nizam Sagar;
5 SLBHES/Srsailam Srisailam Left Bank Hydro Electric
Scheme; and Priyadarshini Jurala
Hydro Electric Scheme

(iii) The date of written test will be communicated online through
APGENCO website and separately.
E. Final Selection of the candidates: Based on the criteria mentioned at
ìAî to ìCî above, selection will be made based on the ìState Wide
Combined Merit List of all Tradesî against 20% of posts meant for
non-locals/locals and will be allotted to Project/Power Generating
Stations as per their rank secured in the said merit list of all trades by
giving ìProjectî preference for allotment of non-local/local candidates
against the vacancies available. Selection will also be made based on
the ìDistrict Wide Combined Merit List of all Tradesî against 80% of
posts meant for locals and allotted to Project/Power Generating Stations
as per their rank secured in the said merit list of all trades and ìProjectî
preference for allotment of local candidates against the vacancies
available, duly following the Rule of Reservation.
F. The above preferences are only indicative for being considered to the
extent possible but not binding. Therefore, the APGENCO has the power
to assign a successful candidate to any notified post in the Project/
Generating Station in respect of non-local candidates, for which, he is
considered to be qualified and eligible, subject to fulfilling the selection
criteria. Mere giving of preference for any Project/Generating Station for
allotment against vacancy does not confer a right to selection for that
Project/Generating Station in particular or any Project/Generating
Station in general.

G. Candidates have to produce Original documents viz., (i) Date of Birth
Certificate; (ii) Educational Qualification Certificates (SSC+ITI);
(iii) Community Certificate; and Local Scheduled Tribes Agency Area
Certificate; as the case may be (iv) Physically Disability Certificate
(disability not less than 40%) issued by the concerned competent
Medical Board, if any; (v) Study/Residence Certificate; and other
particulars for verification as and when required and called for.
H. If the particulars furnished in the ìOnline Application Formî do not
tally with the original documents produced by the candidates, the
candidature will summarily be rejected, without further assigning any
I. The persons already in Government Service/Autonomous Bodies/other
Corporations etc., whether in permanent or temporary capacity or as
work charged employees must take print-out of the application after
properly filled and get it endorsed by his employer and keep it with him
ready, so as to submit the same as and when called for.
J. The appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being
found medically fit in the appropriate medical classification.
10. The Rule of Reservation to Local Candidates is applicable:
Reservation to the local candidates is applicable as provided in the
Rules/Regulations and as amended from time to time as in force on the date
of notification. The candidates claiming Reservation as ìLocal Candidatesî
should obtain the required study certificates (from Class IV to X) or Residence
Certificate in the prescribed proforma, for those candidates who have not
studied in any Educational Institutions, as the case may be. The relevant
certificates may be kept ready with candidate, duly issued by the authorized
signatory along with the attested copies and same should be submitted for
verification as and when required.
11. Definition of Local Candidate:
(i) ìLocal Candidateî means a candidate for direct recruitment to any
post in relation to that Local area where he has studied in
Educational Institution(s) for not less than four consecutive
academic years prior to and including the year in which he
appeared for S.S.C. or its equivalent examination. If however, he
has not studied in any Educational Institution during the above

four years period, it is enough if he has resided in that area,
which is, claimed as his Local area during the above said period.
(ii) In case the candidate does not fall within the scope of the
(i) above, he will be considered if he has studied for a period of not
less than seven years prior to an inclusive of the year in which he
has studied for the maximum period out of the said period of
seven years AND where the period of his study in two or more
local areas are equal, such local area where he has studied last (in
such Local area) will be taken for determining the Local
candidature. Similarly, if he has not studied during the above
said period in any Educational Institution(s), the place of
residence during the above period will be taken into consideration
and Local candidature determined with reference to the maximum
period of residence or in the case of equal period where he has
resided last.
(iii) Incases where visually handicapped and hearing impaired
persons, studied in the special schools meant for them, the native
place of parents of such visually handicapped and hearing
impaired persons will be the local area.
(iv) If the claim for Local candidature is based on study, the candidate
is required to produce a certificate from the Educational
Institution(s) where he has studied during the said 4/7 years
period. If, however, it is based on residence, a certificate of
residence should be obtained from an officer of the Revenue
Department not below the rank of a Tahsildar in independent
charge of a Mandal.
(v) If, however, a candidate has resided in more than one Mandal
during the relevant 4/7 years period but within the same

District, separate certificates from the Tahsildhars exercising
jurisdiction have to be obtained in respect of different areas.
Note: A. Single certificate, whether of study or of residence would suffice for
enabling the candidate to apply as a ìLocal Candidateî.
B. Resident certificate will not be accepted, if a candidate has studied
in any Educational Institution up to S.S.C. or equivalent
examination, such candidates have to produce study certificates
C. Each of the following Districts comprises the Projects/Generating
Stations (Thermal/Hydel) mentioned against each District.
Sl.No. Name of the District
Name of the Generating Station
1 Visakhapatnam Upper Sileru Hydro Electric Scheme.
2 Krishna Dr.NTTPS.
3 Guntur Nagarjunasagar Tail Pond Dam.
4 Kadapa Rayalseema Thermal Power Project.
5 Khammam Kothagudem Thermal Power Station(O&M);
Kothagudem Thermal Power Station-V&VI
Stages; and Lower Sileru Hydro Electric
6 Warangal Kakatiya Thermal Power Project.
7 Nalgonda Nagarjunasagar Hydro Electric SchemeMain Dam; and Pulichintala Hydro Electric
8 Karimnagar MHS/Peddapalli; and Ramagundam
Thermal Power Station.
9 Nizamabad Pochampad/Nizam Sagar
10 Mahaboobnagar Srisailam Left Bank Hydro Electric
Scheme; and Priyadarshini Jurala Hydro
Electric Scheme

12. How to apply : The candidate has to apply online through
APPLY ONLINE link at or directly through link after carefully
going through the detailed notification and
instructions mentioned therein.
13. Training:
Selected candidates shall under go training for a period of ìONE YEARî.
At the time of joining training, they shall have to deposit their original
certificates, such as SSC+ITI, Date of Birth, Caste and Study/Residence
Certificates etc. During the training period they will be paid initial scale of pay
of Junior Plant Attendant with usual allowances admissible at the place of
14. Rules and Regulations:
(a) The candidate will be governed by the rules and regulations
applicable or as framed by the APGENCO and as amended from time to time.
The Tripartite Agreement entered into between the APSEB, Govt. of A.P. and
the Employees Unions/Associations is not applicable to these candidates and
they shall at no stage be entitled to claim any right what so ever arising out of
the said Tripartite Agreement.
(b) The APGENCO is empowered to conduct recruitment for
appointment to the posts notified herein duly following the principle of order of
merit and ensuring that the whole recruitment and selection process is carried
out with utmost regard to maintain secrecy and confidentiality so as to ensure
that the principle of merit is scrupulously followed.
15. Seniority:
The order in the Roster of respective Generating Station shall be the
seniority of the candidate for all the purposes.

16. Instructions to the candidates:
(i) The candidates must note that his selection to the ìWritten Testî or
ìTrade Testî is strictly provisional. The mere fact that his selection for
allowing him to the above tests does not imply that his candidature
has been finally cleared by the Corporation or that the entries made
by the candidate in his Application have been accepted by the
Corporation as true and correct.
(ii) The candidates are expected to behave in orderly and disciplined
manner while attending the written examination/trade test, as the
case may be. If any candidate takes away answer sheet, the
candidature will be rejected and in case of impersonation/
disorder/misbehavior during the said examination/test, necessary
F.I.R for this incident will be lodged with concerned Station House
Officer, apart from disqualifying appointment in future.
(iii) Merit is an only criterion that decides the selection. Candidates
trying to use unfair means shall be disqualified from the selection.
No correspondence what so ever will be entertained from the
candidate. The candidature and conditions specified herein are
subject to latest rules/orders come into force during the process of
17. Debarment:
(i) Candidates should make sure of their eligibility to the post applied for
and that the declaration made by them in the format of application
regarding their eligibility is correct in all respects. Any candidate
furnishing incorrect information or making false declarations
regarding his eligibility at any stage or suppressing any information is
liable to be debarred from appearing for any examinations conducted
by the Corporation and summarily rejection of their candidature for
this recruitment and future recruitments.

(ii) Any candidate is or has been found impersonating or procuring
impersonation by any or resorting to any other irregular or improper
means in connection with his candidature for selection or obtaining
support of candidature by any means such a candidates may in
addition to rendering himself liable for Criminal Prosecution, will also be
liable to be debarred permanently.
18. APGENCO DECISION TO BE FINAL: The decision of the
Corporation pertaining to the application and its acceptance or rejection as the
case may be conduct of examination/test and at all consequent stages
culminating in the selection or otherwise or any candidate shall be final in all
respects and binding on all concerned under the powers vested with it. The
Corporation also reserves its right to alter and modify regarding time and
conditions laid down in the notification for conducting the various stages up to
selection duly intimating details thereof to all concerned, as warranted by any
unforeseen circumstances arising during the course of this process, or as
deemed necessary by the Corporation at any stage.
19. The employees working in APGENCO in the cadre of Junior Plant
Attendant and above are not eligible to apply; if found, they are liable for
disciplinary action apart from Prosecution.
20. Candidates shall appear for ìWritten Testî and ìTrade Testî at their own
(for Junior Plant Attendants)
1. Thermal Power Stations:
 Basic Details
 Layout and Equipment
(a) Boiler
 Economiser-Super Heater ñ Air Pre-Heater
 Mills
 PA Fan, FD Fan, ID Fan ñ Chimney
(b) Turbine
 Condenser
 FW Heaters
(c) Water Treatment
(d) Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP)
(e) Coal Plant
(f) Ash Plant
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(for Junior Plant Attendants)
1. Hydel Power Stations:
 Basic Details
 Layout and Equipment
(a) Trash rack
(b) Surge tank
(c) Pen Stock
(d) Turbine
(e) Generator
(f) Transformer
(g) Switch Yard
2. Symbols of various tools and tackles and their use.
3. Safety, fire prevention and house keeping procedures.
4. Precautions to be exercised while attending the following works
(a) Welding
(b) Grinding
(c) Cutting
(d) Filling
(e) Electrician job work
(f) Turning etc.
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