Andhra Pradesh Police

The Andhra Pradesh Police Department is the official law enforcement agency of the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Public order and police is a state subject in India, the police force is under the direct control of the Home Minister of the state.

AP Police SI Exam Pattern – 2018

The AP Police Exam Pattern Have Five Stages:

  1. Preliminary examination (Objective Type).
  2. Physical Measurement Test (PMT).
  3. PhysicalEfficiency Test (PET).
  4. Final Written Examination.
  5. Final Selection.

1. Preliminary examination

Candidates shall be required to appearing for the Preliminary Written Test in two papers (each three hours duration) which will be qualifying, as given below.

Papers Subjects Questions Marks Duration
Paper I Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning / Mental Ability (Objective type) 100 100 3 hours
Paper II General Studies (Objective Type) 100 100 3 hours
Total 200 200 6 hours
  • The minimum marks to be secured by the candidates in order to qualify in the Preliminary Written Test in both the papers is 40% for OCs; 35% for BCs; and 30% for SCs/STs/Ex-servicemen.
  • Total marks for these two PaPers will not be counted for the purpose of qualification.

2. Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

A candidate who qualifies in the Preliminary Written Test has to undergo Physical Measurements Test and should meet the following requirements:-

Gender Height Chest (Men Only) Expansion
Men 167.6 cm 86.3 cm 5 cm
Women 152.5 cm 40 kg (Women Only)

provided that the candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes and Aboriginal Tribes in the Agency areas of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, and West Godavari districts should meet the following requirements:-

Gender Height Chest (Men Only) Expansion
Men 160 cm 80 cm 3 cm
Women 150 cm 38 kg (Women Only)

3. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

A candidate who qualifies in the above Physical Measurement Tests will be required to undergo the following tests and be qualified as specified below:-

  • Men & Women Candidates must qualify in 1600 Meters run (1 Mile Run) and one out of remaining two events as detailed below:
S.N. Item Qualifying Time/Distance
General Ex-Servicemen Women
1 100 mtr run 15 seconds 16.5 seconds 18 seconds
2 Long Jump 3.80 mtrs 3.65 mtrs 2.75 mtrs
3 1600 mtr run 8 minutes 9 minutes 30 sec 10 minutes 30 sec

4. Final Written Examination

Candidates who qualify in the above shall be required to appear for the Final Written Examination in four papers (each of three hours duration) as given below.

Papers Subjects Max Marks
Paper I English 100
Paper II Telugu 100
Paper III Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning /Mental Ability (Objective in nature) 100 or 200
Paper IV General Studies (Objective in nature) 100 or 200

NOTE: Check official notification for the marks of different post category.

5. Final Selection

The final selection will be strictly on the relative merit of the candidates in each category, as obtained by them based on their score in the written examination out of a maximum of 400 marks (papers III and IV) and as per the provisions of “The Andhra Pradesh Public Employment.

AP Police SI Syllabus 2018

Preliminary Exam Papers:

Paper I (Arithmetic & Test of Reasoning/Mental Ability)
Arithmetic:
  • number system
  • simple interest
  • compound interest
  • ratio & proportion
  • average
  • percentage
  • profit & loss
  • time & work
  • work & wages
  • time & distance
  • clocks & calendars
  • partnership
  • mensuration
Test of Reasoning:
  • analogies
  • similarities
  • differences
  • spatial orientation
  • problem-solving
  • analysis
  • spatial visualization
  • judgment
  • decision making
  • visual memory
Paper II (General Studies)
  • General Science: contemporary developments in science and technology and their implications including matters of everyday observation and experience, contemporary issues relating to the protection of the environment as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.
  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India: emphasis will be on the broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic, cultural and political aspects. Indian National Movement.
  • Geography of India
  • Indian Polity and Economy: including the Country’s political system, rural development, planning and economic reforms in India.

Final Written Examination Papers:

Paper I – English(Degree Standard)
The candidate’s understanding of the English language, its correct usage, and his writing ability would be tested. Questions on short essay, comprehension precis, letter writing, paragraph writing/report writing, translation from English to Telugu etc. would be included.
Paper II – Telugu (Degree Standard)
The candidate’s understanding of the Telugu language, its correct usage, and his writing ability would be tested. Questions on short essay, comprehension, precis, letter writing, paragraph writing/report writing, translation from Telugu to English etc. would be included.
Paper III – Arithmetic (SSC Standard) & Test of Reasoning/Mental Ability
Arithmetic
  • number system
  • simple interest
  • compound interest
  • ratio & proportion
  • average
  • percentage
  • profit & loss
  • time & work
  • work & wages
  • time & distance
  • clocks & calendars
  • partnership
  • mensuration
Test of Reasoning
  • analogies
  • similarities
  • differences
  • spatial visualization
  • spatial orientation
  • problem-solving
  • analysis
  • judgment
  • decision making
  • visual memory
Paper IV – General Studies (Degree Standard)
  • General Science: contemporary developments in science and technology and their implications including matters of everyday observation and experience, contemporary issues relating to the protection of the environment as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.
  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India: emphasis will be on the broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic, cultural and political aspects. Indian National Movement.
  • Geography of India
  • Indian Polity and Economy: including the Country’s political system, rural development planning and economic reforms in India.

AP Police SI Eligibility Criteria

 Age Limit & Relaxation

The age of the candidates will vary for the different post from 21-25,30 years and the relaxation is as per the Government rule.

 Educational Qualification

  • A Degree awarded by any University in India, established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, Provisional Act of State or of any institution recognized by the University Grants Commission or any other equivalent qualification.
  • In the case of a candidate belonging to Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes, as on 1st July 2018, he/she must have passed Intermediate or any other examination recognized by the State Government as being equivalent to Intermediate and should have studied Degree.

 Medical Standard

  • EyeSight Visual Standards required for the above selection shall be as follows:
Right Eye Left Eye
Distant Vision 6/6 6/6
Near Vision 0/5 (Snellen) 0/5 (Snellen)
  • Each eye must have a full field of vision.
  • Colour blindness, squint or any morbid condition of the eye or lids of either eye shall be deemed to be a disqualification.
  • The candidate should possess sound health and be free from any bodily defect or infirmity which will render him unfit.
  • Candidates who have the following ailments or defects will not be considered for recruitment to any post specified in this rule:

i) Physically handicapped
ii) Knocking-knees, pigeon chest, flat foot, Varicose veins, Hammertoes, fractured limbs, decayed teeth, stammering, hard of hearing and abnormal psychological behavior

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