APPSC Extension Officer Notification: Selection List Released

Extension Officer

APPSC Extension Officer Grade-1 Notification 2021: APPSC has released notification to recruit 22 posts of extension officer grade-1 (SUPERVISOR) in A.P. women development and child welfare sub-ordinate service. For this particular post, only women candidates are eligible to apply.

What is APPSC: APPSC is a constitutional body working as Andhra Pradesh state-level recruitment agency. APPSC has been releasing notifications to fill up vacancies in the government sector. APPSC release popular notification such as Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Group 4, and other notifications.

The eligible candidates should apply online through the commission’s website.

APPSC Extension Officer Selection List

APPSC has released the selection list for Extension Officer Grade-1 on the official website. Candidates can download the list from the link below.

APPSC Extension Officer Grade-1 (supervisor) Selection List

APPSC Extension Officer Grade-1 Notification 2021 Full Details

Department NameAndhra Pradesh Women Development and Child and Welfare
OrganizationAndhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
Post NameExtension Officer Grade-I
(Supervisor) sub-ordinate service
Notification Released Date08-11-2021
Online Registration startsfrom 18/11/2021 to 08/12/2021
Last date to payment of exam fee07/12/2021
Total Vacancies22
QualificationGraduation in Home Science/Social Work
Mode of applyOnline
Mode of ExamCBT – Computer Based Test
Exam DateNot yet announced
APPSC WebsiteClick here

Extension Officer Online Application Link

APPSC has been enabled the link to apply for Extension Officer Grade-1 from 18-11-2021. The eligible candidates are requested to apply through this link. For this, aspirants first need to register on OTPR. Then with OTPR ID as login ID and password have to login and proceed further.

Click on the below link to apply for the post.

Extension Officer Grade-1 online application Link

APPSC Extension Officer Exam Date

The notification for Extension Officer Grade 1 has released on 08-11-2021. The exam date for Extension Officer has been announced by APPSC on 27-10-2022.

The exam date for Extension Officer Grade-I (Supervisor) in A.P. Women Development and Child Welfare Sub–Ordinate Service will be on as shown below.

Paper 1: Date: 07.11.2022 FN

Paper 2: Date: 07.11.2022 AN

Extension Officer Salary

Pay scale for the selected candidate for the position of Extension Officer Grade-1 will be Rs.24,440/- to 71,510/-

Extension Officer Vacancy

Zone – 1 : 08

Zone – 2 : 03

Zone – 3 : 05

Zone – 4 : 06

Totoal : 22

For category-wise break up of vacancies see the official notification.

Extension Officer Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications

The candidate should possess the prescribed academic qualification as per the
date of this notification.

Only women candidates are eligible.

Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Home Science / Bachelor’s of Social Work.

1.Degree in Sociology

2. B.Sc.,(Hons.) – Food Science and Nutrition

3. B.Sc., – Food & Nutrition, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry / Bio-Chemistry

4. B.Sc., -Applied Nutrition & Public Health, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry

5. B.Sc., – Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry

6. B.Sc., -Applied Nutrition, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry / Bio Chemistry

7. B.Sc., – Food Sciences & Quality Control, Zoology / Botany & Chemistry / Biological Chemistry

8. B.Sc., – Food Sciences & Management, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry / Biological Chemistry

9. B.Sc., – Food Technology &Nutrition, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry

10. B.Sc., – Food Technology & Management, Botany / Zoology & Chemistry / Bio- Chemistry

(Above 10 subjects included vide G.O.MS.No.14, DWCD& Senior citizens (ESTT-A2) Dept., Dt: 27.06.2013)

NOTE: The candidates with higher qualifications only in Home Science / Social Work / Sociology / Food Science & Nutrition are eligible to apply for this post.

Extension Officer Age Limit

Candidate age must be Minimum 18 years & Maximum 42 years as on 01/07/2021.

Age relaxation is as below

S NOCategory of CandidateRelaxation of age permissible
1SC & ST10Years
2BCs & EWS5 Years
3Physically Handicapped persons10 Years
4Ex-Service menShall be allowed to deduct from his
age a period of 3 years in addition
to the length of service rendered
by him in the armed forces / NCC.
5N.C.C. (who have worked as Instructor
in N.C.C.)
Shall be allowed to deduct from his
age a period of 3 years in addition
to the length of service rendered
by him in the armed forces / NCC.
6Regular A.P. State Government
Employees (Employees of Corporations,
Municipalities etc. are not eligible).
Allowed to deduct from his
age the length of regular
Service under State
Government up to a
maximum of five years for the
purposes of the maximum age

Extension Officer Application Fee

Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- towards application processing fee and Rs 80/- towards the examination fee.

The following categories of candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee Rs.80 only.

i) SC, ST, BC, PH and Ex. service men.

ii) Families having household supply white card issued by Civil Supplies Department, A.P.Government (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)

iii) Un-employed youth as per G.O.Ms.No.439, G.A (Ser- A) Dept., dated: 18/10/1996 should submit declaration at an appropriate time to the Commission.

iv) Applicants belonging to the categories mentioned above (except Physically Handicapped Persons) hailing from other States are not entitled for exemption from payment of fee and not entitled for claiming any kind of reservation.

v) Candidates belonging to other States shall pay the prescribed fee of Rs.80/- (Rupees eighty only), along with processing fee of Rs. 250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty only) through different channels as indicated at Para-8. Otherwise, such applications will not be considered and no correspondence on this will be entertained.

After checking all the data and ensuring that the data is correct the applicant has to fill application specific data such as Local/Non Local status, White card details etc., which are also used to calculate the fee. Once all the data is filled appropriately, the applicant has to submit the payment form. On successful submission, the payment reference ID is generated and is displayed on the screen. By clicking “OK” the applicant is shown the various payment options where she can select any one among them and complete the payment process as given on the screen.

Once the payment is successful, payment reference ID is generated. Candidates can note the payment reference ID for future correspondence. Thereafter the applicant is directed to the application form. Applicant should provide the payment reference Id generated along with the other details required for filing the application form (other fields like OTPR ID and fees relaxations details will be prepopulated from the data submitted in the payment form for respective notification).

Exam Pattern

The selection to the post shall be on the basis of Written Examination in Computer Based Recruitment Test mode conducted by the Commission. Each wrong answer will be penalized with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.

(Objective Types)
No. of
Maximum Marks
Paper-1: General Studies
Mental Ability
150 150 150
Paper-2: Common Paper
Home Science
Social Work
150 150 150
TOTAL     300


The exam will be in 2 papers. paper 1 and paper 2. Each paper contains 150 questions for 150 marks. total 300 questions and 300 marks.

Paper-1 : General Studies and Mental Ability

  1. Events of national and international importance.
  2. Current affairs- international, national and regional.
  3. General Science and it applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments
    in Science & Technology and information Technology
  4. Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
  5. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and
    e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
  6. Economic development in India since independence with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
  7. Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
  8. Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention and mitigation strategies,
    Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the assessment of Disaster.
  9. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
  10. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.
  11. Data Analysis:
    a) Tabulation of data
    b) Visual representation of data
    c) Basic data analysis (Summary Statistics such as mean, median, mode, variance and
    coefficient of variation) and Interpretation
  12. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political,
    and Legal implications/problems

Paper-2 : Home Science and Social Work

I. Food Science and Nutrition:
i) Basic food group which will provide nutrition, requirement for normal health; body
building goods, energy food and protractive foods – Cereals – millets, legumes, oilseeds,
milk and milk products, flesh goods, egg, fish, vegetables, fruits – Nutritive Value; selection,
storage, processing and cooking methods their effect on nutritive value and palatability –
evaluation of food quality – subjective methods of measuring quality of products –
products – preparation of score cards.
ii) Food poisoning, food allergy – Biological function, food sources and deficiency signs of
carbohydrates, fat, proteins, vitamins and minerals – Nutritional inter-relationships.
iii) Food and Nutrient requirement in human life cycle – Adulthood pregnancy – lactation

  • infancy – pre-school age, school age, preadolescence and adolescence – nutritionally
    vulnerable groups – factors effect in nutrient requirements.
    iv) Principles of meal planning – principle of diet in diseases. Therapeutic modification of
    normal diet during dietary deficiencies diseases – Anemia, PCM, Vit.A and other common
    diseases – Fever Diseases of gastre intestinal tract, obesity, Diabetes – Heart diseases and
    Renal diseases.
    v) Assessment of nutritional status of communities and their interpretation-clinical
    Biochemical – Antrropemetry – Biophysical and Diet surveys.

  1. Child Development:
    i) Factors affecting growth and development of child prenatal care preparation for child
    birth – premature baby – causes postnatal care breast feeding v.s. bottle feeding weaning

  • immunization, physical intellectual, and emotional development during infancy
    toddlerhood – childhood and adolescence developmental talks – physical and
    physiocological needs of young children – Learning types and effects importance of play
  • language growth – Habit of formation.
    ii) Creches and Balwadies – Importance of pre-school education needs and
    characteristics of pre-school child – Needs of Importance in the growth and development
    of children
    iii) Population education, Child and family Welfare services of State National and
    International Agencies. Demographic characteristics of child population, emerging
    philosophy of Child Welfare and emphasised in the Children’s Character of Rights, Indian
    Constitution and other legislative provision.Children in need of special care, the disabled,
    the deserted and disturbed in the role of professional held and services available.
    iv) Agriculture productivity trends – Demand and supply of foods grain – Agriculture
    planning and Government policy – Credit and credit institutions in the agricultural sector –
    Agricultural marketing – Storages losses – Rural reconstruction – Community development
    and Panchayats – their principles and organisations.
    v) Principles and methods of Extension work – Individual group and mass media. Audio
    visual aids in extension work. Programme planning – execution and evaluation in
    extension work. Developings leadership – organisation of woman in villages.
    vi) The Five Year Plan of Government of India – Principles of Rural reconstruction –
    Problems of Indian villages – Community development – National Programmes for rural
    women and children ANP, IRDP, SNP Adult literacy, ICDS – Family Welfare Programme –
    Social Welfare Boards etc.
    vii) Problems involved in improving nutritional status of Community, Nutrition intervention
    programmes – International agency involved in allovating malnutrition – UNESCO, ENICEF,
    WHO, FAO.

  1. Social Work:
    i) Concent, Scope and Nature of Social Work. Definition of the terms Social Welfare,
    Social Service, Social Reform and Social Action.
    ii) A historical review of social work in India and abroad. The philosophy of Social Work
    and its relationship to changing Indian Culture. Professional and ethical values of Social
    iii) Methods of Social Work: Definition, Scope, Principles and values of casework, Group
    work and Community Organisation.
    iv) Fields of Social Work: Government and Voluntary efforts, difference between
    Government – Professional – Voluntary work in the various fields of Social Work practice
    such as: Youth Welfare, Labour Welfare, Correctional Social Work, Medical and Psychiatric
    Social Work, Rural and Urban Community Development – Local Self Government,
    Panchayati Raj.
    v) Family and Child Welfare: Importance of Family and Child Welfare, Status, Problems
    of Women in India and Special Legislation relating to: Marriage, dowry, inheritance and
    maintenance of women, problems of working women, women inneed of special care.
    vi) State Women’s Welfare Department: Organisation, functions and Programmes.

Exam centre

The centers of examination will be announced separately. The applicant may choose the test center with three preferences.

Important Links

APPSC Officail website Click here
APPSC Extension Officer Grade-1 Notification pdf Click here
APPSC Extension Officer Grade-1 Online application link Click here

APPSC Extension Officer Grade-1 Recruitment FAQ’s

What is the exam date of extension officer grade-1?

The exam date not yet announced by the APPSC. Aspirants have to regularly visit the APPSC website for the updates.

What is the age limit required for extension officer grade-1?

Candidate age must be Minimum 18 years & Maximum 42 years as on 01/07/2021. And there will be age relaxation for reserved categories.

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