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95 appsc ASSISTANT STATISTICAL OFFICER ASO notification 2017

Andhra pradesh public service commission Hyderabad published the official recruitment NOTIFICATION NO .27/2016, Dt.27/12/2016 for inviting online application form for Assistant Statistical Officer in A.P. Economic and Statistical Subordinate Service in AP. These Assistant Statistical Officer will be appointed through the A.P. ECONOMIC AND STATISTICAL SUBORDINATE SERVICE (GENERAL RECRUITMENT). Online registration form submission process has been started from 29 December 2016. Last date of application form submission is 28 January 2017. Notification is published for filling total 95 posts of ASO in AP from 18-42 year as holder candidates.  Selected candidates will be appointed in the pay scale of rs Rs.24,440 – 71,510
Important recruitment details of APPSC latest vacancy as are following.

 Posts Name: Assistant Statistical Officer in A.P. Economic and Statistical Subordinate Service
Total no of vacancy: 95
Salary: Rs.24,440 – 71,510

Eligibility criteria: age limit: 18-42 as on 1 July 2016

Education qualification: Bachelor’s Degree with Statistics or Bachelor’s Degree with Mathematics /Economics /Commerce Computer Science

Selection process: selection of the eligible candidates for the posts of ASO will be as are following. 
Screening test Objective type degree standard
150 m
Negative marking – 1/3 marks for each incorrect answer
Paper 1 general study and mental ability
Paper 2 Concerned subject


Screening Test for the post of Assistant Statistical Officers
Syllabus SECTION – I  No. of Questions 75 Marks 75
1. Events of national and international importance.
2. Current affairs- international, national and regional.
3. Basics of General Science and their relevance to the day to day life. Current
developments in science, technology and information technology
4. History of Modern India with emphasis upon Indian national movement.
5. Economic development in India since independence.
6. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.
7. Disaster management.
8. Geography of India with focus on A.P
9. Indian Constitution and Polity.
10. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
11. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social,
Cultural, Political, and legal implications/problems, including
a). Loss of capital city, challenges in building new capital and it’s financial implications.
b). Division and rebuilding of common Institutions.
c). Division of employees, their relocation and nativity issues.
d). Effect of bifurcation on commerce and entrepreneurs.
e). Implications to financial resources of state government.
f). Task of post-bifurcation infrastructure development and opportunities for investments.
g). Socioeconomic, cultural and demographic impact of bifurcation.
h). Impact of bifurcation on river water sharing and consequential issues.
i). AP REORGANISATION ACT, 2014 on AP and the arbitrariness of Certain provisions.

SECTION – II No. of. Questions 75 Marks75
UNIT-I: Introduction to Statistics Meaning, importance and limitations of statistics –collection of data – primary and Secondary data. Methods of Sampling (Random, Non Random), Definition of Probability –Census- Schedule and questionnaire-Frequency distribution- Tabulation-Diagrammatic and graphic presentation of data.
UNIT-II: Measures of Central Tendency: Meaning objectives and characteristics of measures of central tendency –Types of Averages: Arithmetic Mean, Geometric Mean, Harmonic Mean, Median, Mode,
Quartiles Deciles, Percentiles-Properties of averages and their applications.
UNIT-III: Measures of Dispersion and Skewness: Dispersion: Meaning and properties –Types: Range, Quartile Deviation, Mean Deviation, Standard Deviation, Coefficient of veriation. Skewness: Meaning –Karl pearsons and Bowly’s measurs of skewness, concept of kurtosis – normal distribution.
Unit –IV- Measure of Relation Corelation meaning and uses – types of correlation - karlpearson’s correlation 
coefficient – spearman’s rank correlation – probable error.
UNIT-V: Analysis of time series and Index Numbers: Time Series analysis: Meaning and Uses - Components of time series –Measurement of trend and seasonal variations-Utility of decomposition of time series- Decentralization of data.
Index Numbers: Meaning Importance –Methods of construction of index numbers: Price Index Numbers,Quantity index Numbers – Tests of Adequacy of Index Numbers-base shifting and deflation of Index Numbers -Cost of living Index Numbers – Limitations of Index Numbers. Concepts of price, quantity and cost Index numbers. Deflation of index numbers

How to apply: all eligible candidates can fill application form online at the official website PSC AP which are or

Application form fee: rs 320 and s 250 for SC, ST, BC, PH and ex service man .
Fee mentioned in the above paragraph is to be paid through Payment Gateway or Net Banking/ Credit card /Debit Card.

Important dates of APPSC Latest Job Recruitment Notification 2017
Notification date- 27 December 2016
Online registration process will be started from – 29 December 2016
Last date of application form submission is – 28 January 2017

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