AP Sachivalayam 794 Village Fisheries Assistant Notification 2019 – Revised Syllabus

AP Fisheries Department, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh (AP Gramasachivalayam) has released notification for the recruitment of 794 Village Fisheries Assistants posts under AP Gramasachivalayam Recruitment 2019. All Eligible and Interested candidates may apply Online mode before the Last Date i.e., 10-08-2019. Further Details Like education qualification, age limit, selection process, application fee & how to apply, important links, AP Gramasachivalayam syllabus, admit cards, results, previous papers are given Below on schools360.in

NOTIFICATION NO. 01/2019, DATED:26-07-2019: Applications are invited online for recruitment to the post of Village Fisheries Assistants (794 posts) in A.P. Fisheries Subordinate Service from eligible candidates within the age group of 18 to 42 years as on 01.07.2019. The Village Fisheries Assistant post carries the pay scale of Rs.14,600-44,870 in RPS 2015.

AP Gramasachivalayam Recruitment 2019 – Apply Online for 794 Village Fisheries Assistants Vacancy @ gramasachivalayam.ap.gov.in

Name of The Organization AP Fisheries Department, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh (AP Gramasachivalayam)
No. of Posts 794 Vacancies
Name of the Posts Village Fisheries Assistants
Job Category Andhra Pradesh Govt Jobs
Educational Qualifications Must have passed Fisheries Polytechnic Diploma from any recognized university /Technical Board (or) Intermediate with Biology or Vocational Course in Fisheries/Aquaculture from any recognized board (or) B.F.Sc. (4 Years) Degree from any recognized university/ (or) B.Sc., (Fisheries)/ B.Sc.,(Aquaculture)/ B.Sc.,(Zoology) from any recognized University.
Job Location Andhra Pradesh
Application Mode Online Process
Last Date 10-08-2019
Official Website gramasachivalayam.ap.gov.in
AP Grama Sachivalayam Application form and Syllabus is available here. Direct link to Download PDF is given at the end of this page.

Vacancy Details of AP Gramasachivalayam Recruitment 2019

A Total of 794 jobs are Mentioned in this AP Gramasachivalayam Recruitment

Sl.No Name of the District No.    of
1 Srikakulam 67
2 Vizianagaram 40
3 Visakhapatnam 71
4 East Godavari 98
5 West Godavari 107
6 Krishna 106
7 Guntur 75
8 Prakasam 84
9 SPSR Nellore 75
10 Chittoor 16
11 Ananthapuramu 19
12 Kurnool 24
13 YSR Kadapa 12

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Applicants must Pass Must have passed Fisheries Polytechnic Diploma from any recognized university /Technical Board (or) Intermediate with Biology or Vocational Course in Fisheries/Aquaculture from any recognized board (or) B.F.Sc. (4 Years) Degree from any recognized university/ (or) B.Sc., (Fisheries)/ B.Sc.,(Aquaculture)/ B.Sc.,(Zoology) from any recognized University. from the recognized Organization/Board

Age Limit

Candidates’ age must be 18 to 42 years (as on 01.07.2019 ). For the Details of age relaxation, Check Official Notification

AP Gramasachivalayam Village Fisheries Assistants Jobs Salary Details

Selected candidates will get Rs.14,600 – 44,870 in RPS 2015 (Rs.15,000/ Permonth in First two Years) from the organization.

Selection Process

Selection will be done as per Written Test and/or Interview

Application Fee

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How to Apply for Village Fisheries Assistants Jobs

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Important Dates for AP Gramasachivalayam Village Fisheries Assistants Application

Starting Date of Application Form 27-07-2019
Closing Date of submission of Application 10-08-2019

Important Links

AP Gramasachivalayam Official Notification Click Here
Online Application Link Click Here to Apply Online
AP Grama Sachivalayam Village Fisheries Asst Syllabus pdf  Click Here

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AP Sachivalayam Village Fisheries Assistant Exam Pattern 2019


Written examination

questions Duration Marks

Negative Marking

Part- A: General Studies and mental ability


50 mins


Part – B: General Fisheries, Inland          Fisheries,       Marine Fisheries, Aquaculture, Fishing Gear and Craft and Fisheries Management


100 mins


AP Sachivalayam Village Fisheries Assistant Syllabus 2019

AP Sachivalayam VFA Syllabus 2019 – General studies and mental ability

  • General Mental ability and reasoning.
  • Quantitative aptitude including data interpretation.
  • General English.
  • Current affairs of regional, national and International importance.
  • General Science and its applications to the day to day life, Contemporary development in science and Technology and information Technology.
  • History & Culture of India with specific focus on AP.
  • Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, 73/74th Amendments,  public policy, reforms ad centre – state relations with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
  • Society, Social justice, rights issues.
  • Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
  • Key welfare & development schemes of Government of Andhra Pradesh.

AP Village Fisheries Asst Syllabus pdf – General fisheries & Inland fisheries

General fisheries:

  • Introduction  to Fishes; Principles of Taxonomy; Classification of Fishes; Catadromous, Anadromous Fish migration
  • Commercially important species of Marine, Freshwater & Brackish water fishes of India & Andhra Pradesh
  • General Morphology, Anatomy, Physiology of Fishes, Shrimp, Prawn, Crab
  • Nutritive Value of Fish & Prawn
  • Status on Aquatic Production & Productivity of India & AP
  • Status of exports of aquatic products from lndia & AP
  • Carnivorous Fishes & Toxic aquatic species
  • Assessment of Quality of Fish.

Inland fisheries

  1. Inland Fisheries Resources of Andhra Pradesh
  2. Types of water bodies exists in freshwater ecosystem
  3. Ecology of Pond, tanks, lakes, Reservoir, River
  4. Classification of Reservoirs & their Management;
  5. Banned fish species and mechanism of disposal of stocks
  6. Induced Breeding Techniques
  7. Inland Fish Seed Farms & management
  8. Cage culture in Reservoirs – pros & cons
  9. Ornamental Fishes- Breeding & rearing techniques

Marine Fisheries:

  1. Marine Resources of Andhra Pradesh
  2. Tides, Currents, waves, monsoons, continental shelf, upwelling & sinking
  3. Important marine fishery; coastal, offshore & deep sea species
  4. Importance of by-catch Reduction Devices Turtle Excluder Device
  5. Conservation of marine Turtles & mammals
  6. Sea safety & Navigational equipment
  7. Registration of marine Fishing Craft
  8. Fish Landing Centres, Fishing Harbours Management
  9. Important Deep sea fishes of India
  10. Marine Cage Culture
  11. Marine Fishing ban period
  12. Coastal Security- MFR Act, MS Act.
  13. Colour Code for Marine Fishing Boats

AP Sachivalayam Village Fisheries Asst Syllabus – Aquaculture

  • Types of Aquaculture systems
  • Pond construction
  • Water & Soil management
  • Indian Major Carps Breeding & hatchery management
  • Nursery Management
  • Seed Rearing; Production management of Advanced Fingerling & Yearlings
  • Breeding & Hatchery management of Freshwater Prawn, M. rosenbergii
  • Breeding & Hatchery management of L. vannamei
  • Preliminary Concepts of Specific Pathogen Free brood stock, Nucleus Breeding Centre, Brood Stock Multiplication Centre, Aquatic Quarantine Facility
  • Integrated Fish farming with Paddy- Horticulture
  • Fish nutrition and feed management : Types of Feed, Feeding methods, Nutritional requirement of Fish; quantity of feed
  • Registration & Regularization of freshwater aquaculture ponds for culturing Indian Major Carps – DLC- Guidelines- Penalty & demolition on violations
  • CAA guidelines for registration of aqua farms and Hatcheries
  • Guidelines for culture of Nile Tilapia in ponds
  • Production & Productivity enhancement mechanisms
  • Common Diseases of aquatic animals & management
  • Concept of Biosecurity and HACCP
  • Best Management Practices for achieving sustainable production

AP Sachivalayam Village Fishries Assistant Syllabus 2019 Pdf

Fishing craft and gear

  1. Types of Crafts & Gear used in capture fishery – marine, inland sectors
  2. Different types of gear material
  3. Mesh Size Regulation

Fisheries management:

  1. Pollution & control measures
  2. Marketing- Role of fisherwomen- Hygiene handling & maintenance of fish markets
  3. Conservatory measures in marine & reservoir fisheries
  4. Role of Gram Panchayats in development of fishery wealth
  5. Lively hood enhancement & employment opportunities in fisheries sector
  6. Various value added & health products
  7. Usage of Banned Antibiotics in aquaculture and its implications on exports
  8. Concept of Aqua zonation & its benefits in management
  9. Role of Fisheries Co-operatives in enhancing the fish production & productivity in public water bodies
  10. Natural calamities- Floods, Cyclones, Tsunamis- Role of communities, local bodies in preparedness
  11. Role of Gram Panchayats in Maintenance of Fish Markets.

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