AP Village Sericulture Assistant Recruitment 2019 Notification for 400 Jobs @gramasachivalayam.ap.gov.in

AP Gramasachivalayam Village Sericulture Assistant Recruitment 2019: DEPARTMENT OF SERICULTURE, AMARAVATI, Andhra Pradesh or AP Gramasachivalayam is set to hire eligible Candidates with Must have passed Intermediate Vocational Course in Sericulture / B.Sc. with Sericulture / M.Sc., Sericulture Qualification for Village Sericulture Assistant Posts. The Official AP Gramasachivalayam Village Sericulture Assistant Recruitment Notification has been released. This is a wonderful opportunity to get a government job and ensure a secured future. Read further to know about AP Gramasachivalayam Village Sericulture Assistant Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Salary, Exam Pattern, How to Apply & Direct Link to Apply and more for AP Gramasachivalayam Recruitment 2019.

Applications are invited online for recruitment to the posts of Village Sericulture Assistant (400 posts) from eligible candidates within the age group of 18-42 years as on 01-07-2019. The Village Sericulture Assistant post carries the pay scale of Rs.14,600-Rs.44,870 in RPS 2015.

AP Gramasachivalayam Recruitment 2019 | Apply for 400 Village Sericulture Assistant Posts

Name of The OrganizationDEPARTMENT OF SERICULTURE, AMARAVATI, Andhra Pradesh (AP Gramasachivalayam)
No. of Posts400 Vacancies
Name of the PostsVillage Sericulture Assistant
Job CategoryAndhra Pradesh Govt Jobs
Educational QualificationsMust have passed Intermediate Vocational Course in Sericulture / B.Sc. with Sericulture / M.Sc., Sericulture
Job LocationAndhra Pradesh
Application ModeOnline Process
Last Date10-08-2019
Official Websitegramasachivalayam.ap.gov.in

Vacancy Details of AP Gramasachivalayam Recruitment 2019

A Total of 400 jobs are Mentioned in this AP Gramasachivalayam Recruitment

Sl. NoName of the DistrictNo. of vacancies
4East Godavari12
5West Godavari07
9SPSR Nellore03
13YSR Kadapa11

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Applicants must Pass Must have passed Intermediate Vocational Course in Sericulture / B.Sc. with Sericulture / M.Sc., Sericulture 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 Sericulture Assistant 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 Sericulture Assistant Jobs

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Important Dates for AP Gramasachivalayam Village Sericulture Assistant Application

Starting Date of Application Form27-07-2019
Closing Date of submission of Application10-08-2019

Important Links

AP Gramasachivalayam Official NotificationClick Here
Online Application LinkClick Here to Apply Online

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Village Sericulture Assistant Exam Pattern

Written examination (Objective type) 

No of questions

Duration (Minutes)Maximum Marks
Part- A : General Studies and mental ability505050
Part B. Sericulture100100100

Note:- For each correct answer 1 mark will be awarded and each wrong answer will carry 0.25 negative mark.



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

Part B: Sericulture

History of Sericulture – Introduction, History, Silk Road
Morphology and Taxonomy of Mulberry– Introduction, Distribution of Mulberry , Mulberry varieties (G4), systematic position, morphology and Taxonomy of mulberry.
Non-mulberry food plants: Tasar, Eri, and Muga
Soils and Preparation of Land– Introduction, types of soils and properties, Suitable soils for Mulberry, soil PH and reclamation, selection of land, land preparation, soil erosion, Soil texture ,Soil humus, soil moisture and conservation methods. Mechanization in

mulberry cultivation.

Mulberry planting methods: Introduction – Introduction, selection of mulberry varieties,

Planting (Tree plantation) methods,sexual and asexual propagation.

Mulberry Cultivation: Introduction, Cultural Practices, garden implements, weeds and inter- cultivation, pruning and training, importance of water shed, methods of irrigation, detailed study of Drip irrigation.
Manures & Fertilizers – Introduction, organic manures, types of fertilizers, application methods and schedules, Detailed study of Vermi- compost.
Nutritive values of Mulberry leaf – Introduction, Bye products of Mulberry, Medicinal

and other use of mulberry, Contents of mulberry leaf.

NonMulberry SilkWorms – Introduction,

Distribution, salient features of non-mulberry silkworms.

Rearing House – Introduction, Site selection and types of rearing houses.
Rearing Equipment – Introduction, Equipment and uses, Mechanization for large scale Sericulture.
Preparation   for      Rearing        –        Introduction, cleaning,       preparation   for      disinfection

disinfectants and disinfection methods, maintenance of hygienic conditions during rearing and record maintenance.

Environmental Conditions and Management – Introduction, Temperature, humidity, air light, Management of environmental conditions and various devices used.
Economics of Silkworm rearing – Introduction, equipment required for 300 DFL’s shoo

rearing and its economics, Economics of (CRC)Chawki Rearing Centres. By products o silkworm rearing and their utilization.

Entrepreneurship     Development (EDP):Introduction, Scope for      Self    employment  i Sericulture and Govt. Schemes for financial assistance.
EDP in Sericulture: Introduction, EDP in Mulberry Nursery, CRC’S, Grainage and Sil

reeling and few success stories in sericulture.

Hatching and Brushing – Introduction, incubation of eggs, blue egg and black boxing, hatchin and hatching percentage, methods of brushing, Methods of leaf harvesting, transportation an preservation
Chawki Rearing – Introduction, Chawki rearing methods, quality of mulberry leaf,leaf selection feeding schedules, bed cleaning, spacing, moulting, Artificial diet.
Late age Rearing – Introduction, late age rearing methods (shoot rearing), quality of mulberry leaf

leaf selection, feeding schedules, bed cleaning, spacing and moulting.

Spinning and Mounting – Introduction,ripening of worms, process of spinning, mounting, types of mountages, environmental conditions, care during mounting, cocoon harvesting transport. Bye products of Rearing and value addition
Effective Rate of Rearing ( E.R.R.) – Introduction, calculation of E.R.R. by weight, calculation of E.R.R. by number, calculation of L.C.R.(Leaf Cocoon Ratio)
Bivoltine Rearing Technology– Introduction, Modern concepts, bivoltine breeds/hybrids, rearing aspects and advantages of bivoltine Rearing.
Silkworm Anatomy – Introduction,Silk glands, digestive system, reproductive system of moths
Silkworm Diseases and Pest management –Introduction, protozoan, bacterial, viral, and fungal diseases and management. Major and minor pests and management. Integrated Disease and Pest Management (IDPM)
Seri    Bio-Technology–     Introduction,Basics  of       Plant  and    Silkworm      Bio-Technolog Importance of breeding in Mulberry and Silkworm, Tissue culture. Sericulture Reasearch and Development Institutes in India.
Cytology and anatomy of mulberry – Introduction,Structure of cell, cell organelles Mitosis and meiosis Cell division, Genetics, Mendal Laws, Anatomy of leaf, stem and root
Farm  Management-  Introduction,Mulberry  farming, raising  saplings  in nursery bed,   Integrated weed management, labour management, farm records.
Mulberry Diseases – Introduction, Fungal, Bacterial, Viral diseases and Nutrient deficiency disease and its control     and remedial measures
Mulberry Pests – Introduction, Lepidopteron pests, Jassids, Thrips, Mites, Beetles, Integrated Disease and Pest Management (IDPM)
Estimation of Leaf Yield – Introduction, methods of estimation in various plant spacing systems.
Raising and maintenance of chawki garden-Introduction, importance and package of practices.
Economics of Mulberry cultivation – Introduction, Economics of Nursery, Rain-fed cultivation, irrigated cultivation, vermi-compost , Economics of 1 acre irrigated and rain-fed Mulberry
Systematic Position of Bombyx mori – Introduction, Systematic position and classification, type of Silkworms.
Morphology and life cycle of Bombyx mori– Introduction, study of life stages and cycle, se differences in larva, pupa and moth, metamorphosis.
Parental Races – Introduction, Distribution, seed organization, races, Voltinism, moultinism

breeds/hybrids in current use.

Grainage Equipment – Introduction, Prerequisite of Grainage, Grainage model building, equipmen and uses, disinfection, grainage registers /records.
Grainage Operations – Introduction, selection of seed races, procurement, transportation an

preservation of seed cocoons, synchronization, moth emergence, sex separation,coupling an decoupling,ovi position.

Seed Production – Introduction,preparation of layings, Sheet eggs, loose eggs, mother mot

examination, Surface sterilization, assessment of layingsand incubation of eggs.

Acid treatment and hibernation schedules – Introduction, types of eggs, physical and chemical stimulants, types of acid treatment and hibernation schedules of eggs.
Seed Economics – Introduction, economics for 10 lakhs seed capacity
Silk Reeling Industry – Introduction,importance of reeling industry, scope and limitations.
Cocoon       Quality  andCocoon  Sorting  – Introduction, physical and commercial characters properties of silk, Principles for assessment, Tactile and Numerical Tests, Good cocoons, Defectiv cocoons, model problems, model problems.
Cocoon Marketing – Introduction,Rules and Acts, Price Fixation, model problems .
Cocoon Stifling – Introduction,Stifling methods, storage of cocoons, ushnakoti, sorting of cocoons de flossing, Riddling, mixing.
Cocoon cooking and Brushing – Introduction, Reeling water, cooking and methods of cooking Brushing and methods of Brushing
Reeling-Introduction, Reeling apparatus and Machines,Reeling water, re-reeling , Sil Examination, Lacing and skeining, making of skeins , book making and baling, Spun silk makin and Non-mulberry cocoon reeling.
Raw Silk Testing– Introduction, Testing Methods, Parameters, Standard Testing appliances Conditioning of Raw silk, classification of Raw silk.
Reeling economics- Introduction, Economics of Charaka, cottage basin and multi-end reelin

machines, reeling records and uses.

Silk Dyeing – Introduction, Types of Dyes, Degumming, methods of dyeing. Bye products of Reeling

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