Recruitment of various post in HIGH COURT OF ANDHRA PRADESH

Faaip | Friday 28 October 2022



Applications are  invited ONLINE  for  direct  recruitment to  the  posts of ASSISTANT and EXAMINER in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh under the Service Rules of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh, 2019 (the Rules), carrying scale of pay of Rs.25220 - 80910.

The online application portal will be available on the High Court's official website  ""      from  29-10-2022  to  15-11-2022. The  Last date  for  submission of  online  application  is 15-11-2022 upto 11.59 p.m.  No other mode of application will be entertained.

The  detailed  examination schedule will  be posted on the  High Court's offlcial website "".          The applicants are required to visit the  official  website  of  High  Court  of  Andhra  Pradesh to  keep themselves updated on all the steps/results until the completion of the recruitment.


The allocation of posts in favour of Open Category, Economically Weaker Sections, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes,  Backward Classes, Physically handicapped and Ex-Servicemen is as follows:


1) Selection of a candidate against EWS vacancy will,  however, be subject to outcome of W.P. (Civil No.343 of  2019 and batch) pending consideration before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India.

2) The High Court of Andhra Pradesh reserves the right to increase or decrease the  number of vacancies or cancel the Notification, at any stage, without assigning any reason whatsoever.  No right will accrue to the candidate by virtue of the Notification.

3)  If   provisionally  selected  candidate  does  not  join   the   post,  the   next meritorious candidate may be considered for provisional selection.


Applicant must have passed a degree in arts or Science or Commerce or Law of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provincial Act or a State Act or from any institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or any other degree equivalent to such qualification.


1. The candidate must have completed the age of 18 years and must not have completed the age of 42 years as on 01-07-2022 as per G.O.Ms.No.101, General Administration (Service-A), Department, dated 30-09-2022.

2.  The  relaxation  of  maximum  age  limit  in  respect  of  Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classesand Economically Weaker Sections is 5 years.  In case of persons with disabilities they shall be given age relaxation of 10 years.

3.  The relaxation of maximum age limit in respect of Ex-servicemen will be as per Rule 12(1) (c) (i) of the Andhra Pradesh State and Subordinate Service Rules. 


1) The  recruitment  shall be subject  to the  rule of  reservation in favour  of candidates belonging  to  Scheduled Tribes,  Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes (A, B, C, D & E), Woman, Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), Physically Challenged persons and Ex-servicemen shall be as per Rule 22 and 22-A of the Andhra Pradesh State and Subordinate Service Rules.

2) The  applicants who  are  eligible and  intend to  avail  reservation in their category, shall submit caste certificate of their respective categories.

3) The  applicants  who  intend  to  avail/claim  reservation  under  Backward Classes (A, B, C, D & E) shall submit a copy of the latest certificate issued either  in the  year 2021 or 2022, to  the  effect that  they  belong to  non­ creamy layer in terms of G.O.Ms. No.3, Backward Classes Welfare (C 2) Department,   dated   04.04.2006   and  G.O.Ms.No.26,  Backward  Classes Welfare (C) Department, dated 09.12.2013 and as per the income ceiling which is in force on the date of notification. In case of non-submission of the  latest certificate,  his/her candidature will  be considered against Open Category only.

4)  The  applicants who  intend  to  avail/claim  reservation under  Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) shall submit  the  latest copy of  EWS Certificate issued either in the year 2021 or 2022, (issued by the concerned Tahsildar mentioning therein that the gross annual family income from all sources is below Rs.8,OO,OOO/-.i)n terms  of G.O.Ms. No.66, General Administration (Services-D) Department,  dated  14.07.2021 and G.O.Ms. No.73, General Administration (Services-D) Department, dated 04.08.2021.


1.  The applicant shall upload original certificates  of  academic qualification, such   as,   pass  certificates,   certificate   evidencing  date   of   birth   and community  certificate  issued by the  Competent  Authority,   in case they intend  to avail reservation under SC, ST, BC, Physically Disabled Persons, EWS, Meritorious Sports Persons and Ex-Servicemen (The certificate shall show specifically the classification of the group).

2.  The  applicant, who  intends to  avail reservation under  Backward Classes (A,B,C,D and  E), shall upload latest community and also certificate of non­ creamy layer as per Law. In case of failure to upload the latest certificate, his/her candidature will be consldered against Open Competition.

3.  The  applicant  claiming  reservation  under  Economically Weaker Sections
(EWS) Category, shall upload the latest certificate issued either in the year
2021 or 2022 in terms of G.O.Ms.No.66, General Administration (Services­ D)  Department,   dated   14.07.2021  and  G.OMs.No.73,  General Administration (Services-D) Department, dated 04.08.2021, EWSCertificate issued  by  the  concerned Tahsildar  mentioning  therein,  that  the  gross annual family income from all sources is below Rs.8,OO,OOO/-. 

4.  The applicant claiming reservation under Physically Disabled category, shall upload the latest certificate issued either in the year 2021 or 2022 by the Medical Board specifying the  nature of  disability and the  percentage of disability.

5. The   applicants    under   Ex-Servicemen   category,    shall   upload   the
Discharge Certificate.

6.  No Objection Certificate from the employer (if employed anywhere).

7.  The applicant has to produce original certificates on the day mentioned by the High Court for verification. If the applicant fails to produce any of the required certificates, his/her candidature will be rejected.


1.  The  computer  based examination will  be of  the  standard, which  will  be consistent with  the  educational qualification prescribed for  the  post  i.e. Graduation qualification. The  question paper of  the  computer based examinationshall be objective type with multiple choicefor 80 marks.

2.  The  computer based examination will  be conducted for  80  questions (40 questions -  General Knowledge and 40 questions -  General English).  Each question will carry one (01) mark. The duration of the examination will be 90 minutes.

3.  For the computer based examination in respect of General Knowledgesubject, the  question paper will  be in  Englishand Telugu languages.   In  case of ambiguity, the Englishversion shall be treated as final.

4.  The  minimum  qualifying  marks to  be  secured  in  the  computer  based examination shall be 40% for Open Competition and Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category,  35%  for   BC category,  30%  for  SC, ST &  PH category posts and for Ex-Servicemen and  Meritorious Sports persons the minimum qualifying marks are as per their category.

5.  Merely securing minimum qualifying marks will not vest any applicant with a right to be consideredfor the selection.

6.  No  person  shall  be  eligible  for   appointrnent  to   the   service  by Direct
Recruitmentunlesshe/she satisfiesthe following conditionsviz.,

i. That he/she is of sound health, active habits and free from any bodily defects or infirmities rendering him/her unfit for the service.
ii.     That  his/her  character  and  antecedents are  such  as  to qualify him/her for such service;and
iii.     He/she is a citizen of India. 


1.  Merit list will be based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the Written

2.  Where  two   or   more  candidates  get  equal  number- of   marks  in  the Examination/ the elder in age will be considered for provisional selection. In case of a tie in age also/ the candidate/ who possesses higher educational qualification  would  be  considered.  In  case of  tie  in  higher  educational qualification/ the candidate with highest marks in the prescribed educational qualification would be considered.

3.  The High Court has decided to normalize the scores of the candidates for the examinations/ which are to  be conducted in  multi-shifts and will take  into account any variation in the difficulty  levels of the  question papers across different  shifts.  The  normalization  is  done  based  on  the   fundamental assumption that "in all multi-shift examinations/ the distribution of abilities of the candidates is the same across all the shifts". This assumption is justified since the number of candidatesappearing in multiple shifts in the examinations conducted by the  High Court is large and the  procedure for  allocation of examination shift to the candidatesis random.


a)  The applicants who belong to Open Competition/EWS/ and BC categories have to  pay examination  fee  of  Rs.800/- (Rupees eight  hundred  only) towards online application  processing fee and examination fee/  whereas candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and PH categories have to pay an amount of RsAOO/-(Rupees four hundred only).

Only the applicants belonging to a community recognised as SC/ST in the State of Andhra Pradesh alone are entitled for the concessional payment of examination fee of RsAOO/-.

b)  The candidates shall pay separate fee for each post applied.

c)   The application/Examination fee is to be remitted/paid online only.

d)   The application/Examination fee once paid will not be refunded even if the application  is rejected for  any  reason/ or the  recruitment  Notification  is cancelled for any reason.

e) The applicant may choose the Test centre with three preferences.Howeverthe High Court reserves the  right to  allot the  applicant to  any chosen centre depending on the availabilityof the resourcesincluding centres / systemsor to abolish / create new centre for administrative reasons. Requestfor change of the centre will not be entertained. 


1.  Selection will be made as per the Service Rules of the High Court of Andhra
Pradesh, 2019.

2.  Merely applying for  a  post will  not  give  any right  to  any  person to  be considered for appointment.

3.  A person in a bigamous marriage  shall  not eligible  for  appointment  by direct recruitment.

4.  No woman whose marriage is void by reason of the husband having a wife living at the time of such marriage or who has married a person who has a wife living at the time of such marriage, shall be eligible for appointment.

5.  No person, who has been dismissed from a State or Central Government service or from the service of undertaking of Central or State Government or local or other Authorities shall be eligible for appointment.

6.  No person, who has been convicted by a Court of Law for an offence involving moral turpitude, shall be eligible for appointment.

7.  No T.A.  and  D.A. will  be  paid  to  the  candidates who  appear  for  the computer  based examination.

8.  Candidates resorting  to  or  bringing  any  influence  of  any  kind  will  be summarily disqualified and they are liable for prosecution as per Law.

9.  The particulars furnished by the applicant in the application form will  be taken as final. Candidates should, therefore, be very careful in filling  the application.

10.Correspondence will not be entertained by the High Court under any circumstances.  Incomplete/incorrect   application  will   be summarily rejected at any stage.

11.If  suppression of  information/furnishing   of  false  information  is  noticed, either in the application or in the enclosures, at any stage before the final selection the  application of the  candidate will  be summarily  rejected. In addition the candidate will also be liable for appropriate action/prosecution as per law.

12.No information  will  be sent to  the  unsuccessful candidates after announcement of list of qualifying candidates for final selection.

13.This appointment shall be covered by the Contributory Pension Scheme. 


a)  The online application form contains two parts i.e., Part -  A (One Time
Profile Registration Form) and Part -  B (Application Form).

b) After completing Part -  A, candidate will get OTPR ID (One Time Profile Registration ID) and Password.  By using the same OTPR ID, candidate shall apply for multiple posts.

c)  The candidates should use only one mobile number while applying for the posts.

d) The  candidate  will  receive a  unique/individual  application  number  for each post/District he/she applies for.

e)  For detailed information, candidates are advised to go through the User
Guide available in the High Court's official website "".

Help Desk for candidates:

1. Emaill.D.
2. Help Desk Land Line Telephone  No. 0863-2372752
3. Working  hours of Help Desk Office: From 10.30  A.M to 5-00  P.M. (1.30  P.M. to 2.15  P.M. lunch break)

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