Vacancy in State level Police Pecruitment Board, Andhra Pradesh

Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for Selection of (91) vacancies of Home Guards (B- Category) (MALE) only i.e., (73) – Home Guard (Fireman), (18) – Home Guard (Driver Operator) in Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Response & Fire Services Department. The number of vacancies are indicated as below

Vacancy Details: 91 Home Guard (Fireman & Driver Operator) Posts

Eligibility: 7th class Pass

Last Date: 18 February 2019

Application Procedure: The Eligible candidates can apply for the post through the official website (the direct link is given below) on or before 18 February 2019.

S.No. Name of the District Vacancies of
HG-Fireman HG-Driver Operator
1 Vizianagaram 10 00
2 Visakhapatnam 17 06
3 East Godavari 25 00
4 West Godavari 02 00
5 Krishna 00 07
6 Guntur 12 05
7 YSR Kadapa 07 00
TOTAL 73 18


  1. This selection to the above Home Guard posts mentioned above is being made as per the provisions of Rules issued vide Cir. Memo. Rc.No.167/HGs/Estt.1/2012, Dated.15-02-2012 of the Director General of Police, A.P., Hyderabad as per the permission accorded by the Government vide Govt.Memo.No.25023/16/2018-P&F Home (Prison & Fire) Department. Dated: 14-12-2018.
  2. The Requisite Educational Qualification, Age, Physical standards, procedure to be followed for selection, etc., are given
    1. The candidate should be a Citizen of India/Resident of A P.
    2. AGE LIMIT:
  1. The candidate must have completed the age  of 18 years and must not have completed the age of 50 years as on 1st January 2019 i.e., must have born not earlier than 1st January, 1969 and not later than  1st January, 2001.

The candidate must have passed (7th) or equivalent examination recognized by the State Government on the date of Notification.

  1. PHYSICAL STANDARDS: The candidates should meet the following requirements :
    • Height : Must not be less than 160 Cms. (Category-B).
  1. Should have Satisfactory Character and
  2. Should be Physically and Medically fit
  • Must be Local Candidates of the Unit Area of District/ Neighboring
  • Must be (05) years work experience in Fire Fighting and Rescue
  1. Must possess current and clean Heavy Motor Vehicle License and must have been valid experience for a minimum period of (2) Years as on date of notification. (WHO APPLIED FOR HOME GUARD DRIVER ONLY).

(a) Candidates must apply in the Application Form prepared by the A.P. State Disaster Response & Fire Services Department in the website : which can be downloaded from the above portal. The payment of Rs.25/- Demand Draft in favour of Administrative Officer, drawn on Vijayawada, Office of the Director General State Disaster Response & Fire Services, A.P., Vijayawada from 28-01-2019 @ 10.30 A.M. to 18-02-2019 @ 5.00 P.M. and up load the Copy of the D.D. along with requisite Certificates etc in the online portal itself between the above dates Without fail. And submit the original D.D. at the time of Selection to the Selection Committee. Website Helpline : Sri. Kalyan – 6309492676.

Note : Incomplete applications or applications without prescribed enclosures will not be entertained (or) Not taken for consideration of Selection process.

(b). The candidates must up load the copies of : 1) Educational Qualifications Certificates, 2). Date of Birth Certificate, 3). Nativity Certificate/ Residence Certificate, 4). Caste Certificate, 5). H.M.V. Driver License (Minimum 2 years experience) 6). Aadhar Card, 7). Experience Certificate of (5) years in Fire Fighting and Rescue Operations. 8) Passport size photo.

  1. SELECTION PROCEDURE : The selection procedure is as follows :
  • The following Basic Skill Test on Fire Fighting and Rescue Operations for Home Guard (Fireman) for (50) marks will be conducted on 01-03-2019 from

09.00 AM. The candidate should qualify in minimum (03) tests with (15) qualifying marks.

i).       Water Tender Drill                   – (10) – Marks. ii).  Fire Extinguishers Operations                   – (10) – Marks. iii).          Knots & Lines                           – (10) – Marks.

  • Rescue with One (or) Two personnel – (10) –
  • Identification of Fire Fighting Equipment & their Use – (10) –
  • Driving Test will be conducted to those who applied for Home Guard (Driver Operator) on 06-03-2019 from 09.00 AM by the Selection
  • The Chairman of the Selection Committee will scrutinize the applications received and will conduct the Basic Skill Test in Fire Fighting operations for Fireman and Driver Test to the eligible candidates at the following venues on the dates noted against each District along with Committee Members as constituted by the Director General of Police, A.P., Mangalagiri, Guntur


Name of the District: Venue of Physical

measurements, Basic Skill Test & Driving Test:

Date of the Physical

Measurements & Driving Test:

1 Vizianagaram Head Quarters Fire Station, Visakhapatnam. Basic Skill Test for Fireman

on 01-03-2019 from 09.00 AM.

2 Visakhapatnam Driving    Test

Operator    on from 09.00 AM.

for        Driver 06-03-2019
3 E.G. Kakinada. Head Quarters Fire Station, East Godavari, Kakinada. Basic Skill Test for Fireman

on 01-03-2019 from 09.00 AM.

4 W.G. Eluru. Driving    Test

Operator    on from 09.00 AM.

for        Driver 06-03-2019
5 Krishna Head Quarters Fire Station, Krishna, Vijayawada. Basic Skill Test for Fireman on 01-03-2019 from 09.00


Driving    Test

Operator    on from 09.00 AM.

for        Driver 06-03-2019
6 Guntur Head Quarters Fire Station, Guntur. Basic Skill Test for Fireman on 01-03-2019 from 09.00


7 YSR Kadapa Driving    Test

Operator    on from 09.00 AM.

for        Driver 06-03-2019

Note (1) : Candidates have to make their own arrangements with regard to their transportation, boarding, stay, etc., for attending the Selection process. Selection Committee will not entertain any representation of the candidate who fails to attend the Selection Process. The place of Venue and Time Schedule to be strictly followed.

(7).     Remuneration i.e. Duty allowances to Home Guards as per G.O.Ms.No.77, Home (Budget) Department, dated.18-06-2018 is Rs.600/- w.e.f.18-06-2018

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