APPSC Group 1 2012 Notification

APPSC had given Group 1 notification with 263 post in 19 departments on 28.11.2011

Number of posts  notified – 263 posts

Deputy Collector – 07

Employment Officers – 21

RTO – 6

Asst Commissioner of labour – 10

District Panchayath Officer – 01

Grade 2 Munciple Commissioner – 05

APGLI Asst Director – 06

Asst Audit Officers – 59

Dist BC Welfare Officers – 04

Dist Tribal Welfare Officers – 04

Dist Social Welfare Officers – 05

District Registers – 05

MPDO – 74

Divisonal fire officers – 04

Asst Treasury Officers – 09

Co – operative dy Registers – 12

 Important Dates:

Application will be issued from 09.12.2011 to 08.01.2012

Preliminary Exam – 27.05.2012

Mains Exam – 03.10.2012

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Common Written Exam for Bank Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees and Clerical Posts

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts common written exam (CWE) for  Bank Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees and Clerical posts. About 19 banks in the public sector fill their vacancy based on IBPS common entrance test. The examination will be conducted two times every year and the score validity for the examination is for one year.

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection: IBPS, an autonomous body registered under Societies Registration Act 1860 and a Public Trust under Bombay Public Trust Act 1950, has been authorised by IBA and has received a mandate from the 19 Public Sector Banks to conduct the Common Written Examination.

Any individual who aspires to join any of the above Public Sector Banks as a Clerk or in a post in that cadre, will necessarily be required to take the CWE. Prospective candidates who wish to appear for the CWE will have to apply to IBPS.

Each participating Public Sector Bank will independently issue a separate recruitment notification, specifying their vacancies and stipulating the eligibility criteria in terms of age, educational qualification, proficiency in Official Language of the State/UT for which vacancies he wishes to apply, experience (if any), minimum required level of IBPS score in each test and on Total Score (if any) etc.

Participating Banks:

  1. Allahabad Bank,
  2. Andhra Bank,
  3. Bank of Baroda,
  4. Bank of India,
  5. Bank of Maharashtra,
  6. Canara Bank,
  7. Central Bank of India,
  8. Corporation Bank,
  9. Dena bank,
  10. Indian Bank,
  11. Indian Overseas Bank,
  12. Oriental Bank of Commerce,
  13. Punjab National Bank,
  14. Punjab & Sind Bank,
  15. Syndicate Bank,
  16. Union Bank of India,
  17. United Bank of India,
  18. UCO Bank
  19. Vijaya Bank.

Educational Qualification:

For Bank PO’s

Educational Qualification (as on 01.07.2011)
A degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

For Bank Clerical posts:

Educational Qualification (as on 01.08.2011)

A pass with 60% marks in the aggregate in Matriculation/SSC (old pattern)/SSLC/10th std. Examination of 10+2+3 pattern or equivalent. For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EXSM candidates a pass in the aggregate in Matriculation/SSC (old pattern)/SSLC/10th std. Examination of 10+2+3 pattern or equivalent
OR
A pass with 50% marks in HSC examination of 10+2 (10+2+3 pattern) /11th Std. of (11+1+3) pattern or Intermediate/Pre-University or any equivalent examination/Diploma in Banking recognized by Central/State Government or U.T. administration. For
SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EXSM candidates a pass in HSC examination of 10+2 (10+2+3 pattern) /11th Std. of (11+1+3) pattern or Intermediate/Pre-University or any equivalent examination/Diploma in Banking recognized by Central/State Government or U.T.
administration
OR
Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the above civil examination qualifications should have passed while serving in the Armed Forces in any of the following examinations recognised by the Central Govt. as equivalent of the Civil Examination of HSC:
(i) IAF Education test for promotion to the rank of corporal
(ii) Passing out (Indian Navy) examination conducted by Boy’s Training establishment, Vishakhapatnam
(iii) Matriculate Ex-Serviceman candidates who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force after having completed no less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union are eligible to apply

Written Examination Structure:

For Bank PO’s

Sr.No. Name of Tests (Objective) No. of

Questions

Maximum

Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

50

50

Composite

Time of

150 minutes

2

English Language

50

25

3

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

4

General Awareness

(with special reference to Banking Industry)

50

50

5

Computer Knowledge

50

50

Descriptive Paper on English Composition

(Essay, Précis, Letter Writing etc)

25

60 Minutes

  Total

250

250

The above tests except the Test of English Language and Descriptive Paper on English Composition will be printed bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
The Descriptive Papers of only those candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks in each of the objective tests will be evaluated.

For Bank Clerical Cadre:

Sr.No. Name of Tests (Objective) No. of

Questions

Maximum

Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

50

50

150 minutes

2

English Language

50

25

3

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

4

General Awareness

(with special reference to Banking Industry)

50

50

5

Computer Knowledge

50

50

  Total

250

250

 Negative Marking

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Test. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.

Standardized Scores:

The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates will further be converted into standardized scores following Linear Conversion Method.

Cutoff Score:

Each candidate will have to secure a minimum standardized score in each of the tests to qualify in the written examination and to be considered for vacancies in the participating banks. The cut-off points will be decided based on the average (Average – ¼ Standard
Deviation for General category candidates and Average – ¾ Standard Deviation for Reserved Category candidates).

CWE Score Card:

IBPS will print the Score Cards for each of the qualifying candidates and will send the same by Registered/ Speed post to each candidate at the correspondence address specified in his/ her online application.

Validity Of CWE Score Card:

Score Cards issued by IBPS will be valid for one year from the date of issue of the Score Card.
Candidates can appear in subsequent examination(s) to enhance their scores if they so desire.

Application Fees:

For Bank PO’s

– Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
– Rs.450/- for all others

For Bank Clerks:

– Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.
– Rs.350/- for all others

Candidates have the option of:
(1) ONLINE MODE of payment of requisite fees
or
(2) OFFLINE MODE i.e. payment of fees through NEFT enabled branches of the 19 named Public Sector Banks

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UGC – NET 2012 University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test

The National Educational Testing Bureau of University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts National Eligibility Test (NET) to determine eligibility for lectureship and for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for Indian nationals in order to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in the teaching profession and research.

The Test is conducted in Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Forensic Science, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science and Applications and Electronic Science.

N E T Schedule

UGC conducts NET twice a year, i.e., in the months of June and December. The notifications announcing the June and December examinations are published in the months of March and September respectively in the weekly journal of nation-wide circulation, viz, Employment News.

N E T Results Declaration Schedule

The result of June, UGC-NET is declared generally in the month of October. Similarly December, UGC-NET result is usually declared in the month of April. The UGC-NET results published in the Employment News are also available on UGC website.

NET subjects

The list of NET subjects
Subject Code Name of the Subject
01 Economics
02 Political Science
03 Philosophy
04 Psychology
05 Sociology
06 History
07 Anthropology
08 Commerce
09 Education
10 Social Work
11 Defence and Strategic Studies
12 Home Science
14 Public Administration
15 Population Studies*
16 Music
17 Management
18 Maithili
19 Bengali
20 Hindi
21 Kannada
22 Malayalam
23 Oriya
24 Punjabi
25 Sanskrit
26 Tamil
27 Telugu
28 Urdu
29 Arabic
30 English
31 Linguistics
32 Chinese
33 Dogri
34 Nepali
35 Manipuri
36 Assamese
37 Gujarati
38 Marathi
39 French
40 Spanish
41 Russian
42 Persian
43 Rajasthani
44 German
45 Japanese
46 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education
47 Physical Education
49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50. Indian Culture
55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
58 Law
59 Library and Information Science
60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
62 Comparative Study of Religions
63 Mass Communication and Journalism
65 Performing Arts – Dance/Drama/Theatre
66 Museology & Conservation
67 Archaeology
68 Criminology
70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
71 Folk Literature
72 Comparative Literature
73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimamsa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsana/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)
74 Women Studies
79 Visual Arts (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/ Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
80 Geography
81 Social Medicine & Community Health
82 Forensic Science
83 Pali
84 Kashmiri
85 Konkani
87 Computer Science and Applications
88 Electronic Science
89 Environmental Sciences
90 International and Area Studies
91 Prakrit
92 Human Rights and Duties
93 Tourism Administration and Management

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Important Dates for December 2011 UGC NET

Last date for receiving the documents at the test center: Nov. 08, 2011

Examination Date: Dec. 24, 2011

UGC NET – 2012 Notification will be issued in the month of March 2012

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A.P Univeristy of Law Ph. D Admission 2011 -2012

Programme for Ph.D. 

Doctor of Philosophy in Law

Doctor of Philosophy in Social Sciences with Law

Doctor of Philosophy in Science or any Other Allied Subjects with Law

Doctor of Philosophy in Human Rights Law

1. Eligibility:

A) Full time Ph.D. Programme :
An applicant seeking admission to full time Ph.D. Degree programme shall have:

A Master’s Degree in Law from any recognised University having scored a minimum of 55% marks in the aggregate

With a view to encourage interdisciplinary studies and research with strong legal component, the APUL encourages candidates from other disciplines also to register for Ph.D. full time programme. Such candidates must have :

i. A Master’s Degree or equivalent degree or diploma in any subject relevant to the field of research with a Bachelor’s Degree in law; or
ii. A Master’s Degree or equivalent degree or diploma in any subject relevant to the research with established research credentials by way of publications; or
iii. A Master’s Degree or equivalent degree or diploma in any subject relevant to the research with long term indepth practical experience in the area to be researched; or
iv. M.Phil. degree or equivalent degree or diploma in the relevant subject with excellent academic background.

B) Part time Ph.D. Programme : An applicant seeking admission to Part time Ph. D. Programme shall:

  • Be a Judge of any State High Court in India or Supreme Court of India; or
  • Have minimum of 10 years active practice in case of persons holding LL.B. degree and 5 years in case of persons holding LL.M. degree as an Advocate or experience as Judicial Officer or Law Officer in Government or semi Government undertaking or reputed Law Firm etc. for a similar period with aptitude for research demonstrated by research work.
  • Have Master’s Degree in Law with 3 years experience as a regular teacher in law in any University Department or Law College or Research Institution affiliated to a recognized University with aptitude for research evidenced by research work; or
  • Have Master’s Degree in Social Sciences or Science with three years experience as regular teacher or researcher in any University Department or Research Institution of P.G. College affiliated to a recognized University with aptitude for research as evidenced by research work and also by referral research papers.

C) Ph.D. in Human Rights Law

Candidates who have passed P.G. degree in Human Rights or P.G. Diploma awarded by the Indian Institute of Human rights, New Delhi are also eligible to apply for Ph.D. Full Time or part time Programme in Human Rights Law subject to the fulfillment of the conditions laid down in 1 (A) and (B). In addition, candidates who have passed P.G. Diploma in Human Rights should forward their applications through the Indian Institute of Human Rights, New Delhi.

Admission Procedure :

Eligible candidates, may apply to the Registrar, A.P. University of Law in the prescribed form, which can be downloaded from this website www.apulvisakha.org along with a fee of Rs. 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only) by Demand Draft drawn on any nationalized bank, in favour of ‘Registrar, A.P. University of Law’ payable at Visakhapatnam and submit the same duly filled in within the stipulated time (30-07-09) either in person or by post to: The Registrar, Andhra Pradesh University of Law, Swamy Gnanananda Guest House, Palace Layout, Peda Waltair, Visakhapatnam, 530017.

Candidate shall submit the following along with the application:

  1. An outline of the theme of the research work with methodology and chapter-wise break-up of the proposed work in about 2000 words;
  2. A certificate from the Head of the Institution / College / Department / Bar Council concerned testifying the length of service/practice, wherever required;
  3. An attested photocopy of LL.M., M. Phil, or P.G. Degree or PG Diploma with certificate of equivalence whichever is applicable, along with the marks sheet; and
  4. One set of published papers, monographs, articles and books, if any

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GATE 2012 Syllabus

Syllabus for GATE 2012

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General Aptitude (GA) component common in all papers General Aptitude

AE: Aerospace Engineering

AG: Agricultural Engineering 

AR: Architecture and Planning

BT: Biotechnology

CE: Civil Engineering 

CH: Chemical Engineering

CS: Computer Sc. and Information Technology

CY: Chemistry

EC: Electronics and Communication Engg.

EE: Electrical Engineering

GG: Geology and Geophysics

IN: Instrumentation Engineering

MA: Mathematics

ME: Mechanical Engineering

MN: Mining Engineering

MT: Metallurgical Engineering

PH: Physics

PI: Production and Industrial Engineering

TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

XE Section A: Engineering Mathematics

XE Section B: Fluid Mechanics

XE Section C: Materials Science 

XE Section D: Solid Mechanics

XE Section E: Thermodynamics

XE Section F: Polymer Sc. and Engineering

XE Section G: Food Technology

XL Section H: Chemistry

XL Section I: Biochemistry

XL Section J: Botany

XL Section K: Microbiology

XL Section L: Zoology

XL Section M: Food Technology

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