Monday, 26 April 2021

TSPSC Departmental Test Notification, Important Dates, Online Application Submission, Fees payment detials

TSPSC Departmental Test Notification, Important Dates, Online Application Submission, Fees payment details

Applications are invited On-line from the employees of Telangana State through the proforma made available on the Official WEBSITE of the Commission for Departmental scheduled to be held in (09) District Head Quarters of Telangana State including Hyderabad district clubbed with Rangareddy District & HMDA limits.

The Tests will be held in accordance with the T.S Departmental Test Rules–1965 adopted vide G.O.Ms.No.191, General Administration (Ser.C) Department, Dt : 27-05-2016. The desirous candidates may apply ON-LINE by satisfying themselves with the terms and conditions of the notification following Department Test Rules, and subsequent amendments to the Rules made from time to time

Hand written / Typed / Photostat copies / printed Application forms will not be accepted and such applications are liable for rejection.

TSPSC Departmental Test Online Application Submission Dates

Date of Issue of Notification : 19/04/2021
Online Application Starts from : 22/04/2021
Last date for submission of application in online : 10/05/2021 by 11.59 PM
Last date for payment of fee : 10/05/2021 by 11.59 PM
TSPSC Departmental Test

Exam Time Table

GOT Paper code (88): 
12/06/2021 SATURDAY - FORENOON – 10.00 AM TO 12.00 NOON

GOT Paper code (97):
12/06/2021 SATURDAY – AFTERNOON 2.30 PM TO 4.30 PM

EOT Paper code (141):
13/06/2021 SUNDAY – FORENOON 10.00 AM TO 12.00 NOON

Spl Language Paper code (37):
18/06/2021 FRIDAY - FORENOON – 10.00 AM TO 12.00 NOON

Mode of Examination

Mode of ExamDuration1st session2nd session
Objective Type
120 Minutes10AM-12PM2:30PM-4:30PM
Convensionla Type180 Minutes10AM-1PM2:30PM-5:30PM


  1. These Objective papers shall be conducted in CBT (COMPUTER BASED TEST) method of examination on On-Line mode and the candidates have to attempt the exam accordingly on computer systems provided by the Commission in the examination centres allotted to them on the scheduled dates detailed in Time table in Annexure I.
  2. P.C.Nos. 5,6,7, 19,28, 36,49,67, 37, 58,74 pertaining to Language papers and P.C.Nos. 69,87,109,110,111,112,116,117,118,119,120,121,122,133,134 & 135 of Survey & Settlement papers will be conducted in Conventional/Descriptive Mode.
  3. The Duration for all objective type tests shall be of (2) Hours and duration for descriptive type tests shall be of (3) Hours except for Second Class Language test which will be of two (2) Hours duration.
  4. The Candidates appearing for Conventional papers (Descriptive Exams) will be supplied answer books attached to O.M.R Sheet and the candidates have to answer in the answer book with Blue or Black Pen only.
  5. The Questions for Departmental Tests will be in English only. However for (i) "Surveyor’s Test" (Higher Grade / Lower Grade) (ii) “Survey and Settlement Surveyor’s Test" (Higher Grade / Lower Grade) and (iii) "Translation Tests", question papers will be in the chosen language, besides English.

How to Apply

The candidates are instructed to be careful while submitting the details at the time of submission of on-line application as the details once submitted cannot be amended at all. It is candidate’s responsibility that the details submitted are true and genuine.  Representation or request in what so ever manner will not be entertained in this regard.

  1. Step1: -The applicants have to fill DTE Application form with their basic details like Name, Father Name, DOB etc.. and get their DTE Id. While filling the same, the candidates have to ensure that there are no mistakes done. The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes made by the candidates. (If candidates already have DTE ID number then he/she can proceed to STEP-II.)
  2. STEP.2:- The applicant has to click on Fill Application Form link to provide his/her DTE Id, DOB and Mobile Number and click on Go button. The basic details of the applicant will be automatically pre-populated and the applicants need to select the Tests and Papers for which they wish to appear.
  3. STEP.3:- Immediately on entering the above details and clicking on Pay Now button, the applicants will be redirected to the Payment Gateway page.
  4. STEP.4:- The applicant should pay the prescribed fee as specified using his/her desired payment mode(Internet Banking / Credit Card / Debit card) available in the Payment gateway. Separate instructions have to be followed for each mode of payment.
  5. STEP.5:-After successful payment of fee, the Application receipt will be generated which contains the particulars furnished by the applicants. The Application Reference Number in the Application form has to be quoted for future reference/correspondence. The Applications received On-line in the prescribed proforma provided in the Commission’s website within the stipulated time shall only be considered and the Commission will not be held responsible for any kind of discrepancy.
while filling the application form, the applicants have to ensure that all fields are filled with no mistakes. The Commission bears no responsibility for the mistakes/omissions, if any, made by the applicants.

The particulars furnished by the applicant in the Application Form will be taken as final, and data entry is processed based on these particulars only by Computer. Applicants should, therefore, be very careful in Uploading / Submitting the Application Form On-line.

Applicants shall note that, the details available in the application form submitted by them will be considered for the purpose of this notification. Any requests to change the details subsequently will not be entertained under any circumstances.

No request for the change of Tests/Papers will be entertained once the application is submitted.
The applicants should not furnish any false particulars tampered, fabricated or suppress any material information while making an application through website.

For any technical problems related to Online submission and downloading of Hall tickets contact 040-23120301 or 040-23120302(Call Time: 10.30 A.M to 1.00 P.M & 1.30 P.M to 5.00 P.M) or mail to OR


  1. THE FEE PAYABLE TOWARDS APPLICATION FEE FOR EACH APPLICATION (Each Test shall be treated as one application) to apply for the Tests mentioned in the Time-Table of this notification SHALL BE Rs. 400/- (RUPEES FOUR HUNDRED ONLY). However, no fee is prescribed for the Tests in Gujarathi and Marwari Languages.
  2. The applicants should pay Rs.200/- for each paper towards Examination fee in addition to the Application fee payable to the Secretary, T.S. Public Service Commission, Hyderabad through Net-Banking/Debit/Credit Card The application of the candidate is admitted provisionally subject to  reconciliation of the fee from the Bank.
  3. Any fee once remitted under this Notification, shall not be refunded or adjusted under any circumstances. Failure to pay the requisite Examination fee, Application fee will entail total rejection of application. Government removed all fee exemptions vide G.O.Ms.No. 360, General Administration (Services-C) Department, dated: 16/08/2002.
  4. IPOs/Demand Drafts are not accepted.

Important Note:-

The applicants are instructed to go through the contents of the Notification carefully before applying for the Departmental Tests. Applicants should not send any documents to Commission as the entire application process is ON-LINE, including payment of fee, uploading of photograph and signature. Applicants must upload their scanned photo and signature through J.P.G format with the size of photo as 3.5cmsX 4.5cms (<50 KB) and Signature of 3.5cmsX 1.5cms (<30KB) only in the space provided for the same. Applicants should ensure that, their name and date of photograph are printed on the photograph while scanning. Further the applicant has to invariably fill all the columns in the Application and should submit the same by on-line.

Examination Centers

ALL THE DEPARTMENTAL TESTS WILL BE HELD AT (09) DISTRICT HEAD QUARTERS INCLUDING HYDERABAD CITY & RANGAREDDY DISTRICTS COVERED UNDER HMDA AREA BASED ON NUMBER OF CANDIDATES & FEASIBILITY FACTORS DEPENDING ON THE AVAILABILITY OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS AND INFRA-STRUCTURE IN THE DISTRICT CENTRE. Therefore candidates who are in Government service have to exercise option for District for examination centre besides giving details of the working place. Candidates are advised to note that examinations will be held in District centres strictly basing on the availability of infra-structure that supports for CBT examinations. Therefore examination centres will be allotted either as per  their option or in other Districts or in the area covered under the jurisdiction of HMDA in Hyderabad & RangaReddy districts. Discretion of the Commission is final in this regard.

Instructions to the Candidate

  1. The claim of the applicant with regard to the eligibility for the test, the tests applied for are accepted provisionally on the information furnished by them in their application form and is subject to verification and satisfaction of the Commission as per eligibility conditions. Mere admission to any test or viva-voce will not confer on the candidate any right for final result. The candidate is therefore, provisional at all stages and the Commission reserves right to reject candidature at any stage.
  2. The candidates have to report One and Half Hour before to the examination venue to follow the procedures of the Commission at venue. i.e Recording Thumb impression in Bio metric system . Gates of the venue will be closed Half an hour before commencement of Examination.
  3. The candidates will not be admitted to the Examination Hall after the commencement of the examination. No candidate is allowed to leave the examination hall till the duration of the examination is completed. 
  4. The candidates are instructed to bring their Hall ticket & ID card (Employee ID/ Aadhar card etc.) in original without fail. Candidates who appear for descriptive The Commission, however reserves right to allot candidates in any centre other than the centre where the candidate is working/chosen or cancel a centre and or to create a new centre for administrative reasons examinations are advised to bring a smooth writing pad, Ball-Point pen (Blue/Black).

Instructions to the Candidate regarding Descriptive Examination

  1. The candidates should go through the instructions given on the cover page of Test booklet and write their Hall Ticket Number, Centre etc., carefully in the Answer Sheet, which will be provided in the examination hall.
  2. The candidates have to use Ball-Point pen (Blue/Black) only for marking the answers. Otherwise the answer sheets will be invalidated.
  3. The candidates must ensure encoding the Hall Ticket Number, Paper Code and Test Booklet series etc., on the O.M.R answer sheet correctly in the columns provided, failing which the answer sheet will be rejected and it will not be valued.
  4. Answer Choices should not be marked on the Test Booklet (Question Paper) under any circumstances.  Candidates appearing for “Survey Department Tests” should bring their own set of instruments such as Scales, Bits and Scientific Calculators, if any, required for answering. Special Forms, if any required for Survey Department Test will be supplied to the candidates in the examination hall.
  5. The candidates should read the instructions carefully given on the backside of OMR Answer Sheet, and Barcode Answer Sheet which is attached to the Main Answer Book and fill-in the columns legibly and encode properly in Examination Hall. For any Violation, the answer script will be invalidated. 
  6. The candidates are instructed to note that the wrong bubbling of any part of OMR Sheet/Barcode sheet cannot be amended at all. The use of whitener and over writing, if any, and improper bubbling leads to invalidation of answer sheet.

Instructions to the Candidate regarding online Computer Based Examination

  1. Candidates shall report at the venue One and half hour before the Commencement of Examination as the candidates have to undergo certain procedural formalities required for on-line examination.
  2. Examination will be commenced as specified under Para III.
  3. The examination link with the login screen will already be available on system provided to the candidate. Please inform the invigilator if this is not the case.
  4. 15 minutes prior to the exam, candidate shall be prompted to login. The candidate should type the Login ID (Hall ticket No) and the Password (Password for Candidate will be given on exam day) to proceed further.
  5. Invigilator will announce the password (15) minutes before commencement of examination.
  6. Copying or noting down questions and/or options is not allowed. Severe action will be taken if any candidate is found noting down the questions and/or options.
  7. After logging in, The candidate’s screen will display:

  8. Profile Information - Check the details & click on “I Confirm” or “I Deny”.
  9. Detailed exam instructions - Please read and understand thoroughly.
  10. Please click on the “I am ready to Begin” button, after reading the instructions.
  11. The candidate has to use the mouse to answer the multiple choice type questions with FOUR alternative answers.
  12. To answer any numerical answer type question, candidates need to use the virtual numeric key pad, mouse and virtual calculator.
  13. On the online exam question screen, the timer will display the balance time remaining for the completion of exam.
  14. After answering a question, click the SAVE & NEXT button to save candidates response and move onto the next question.
  15. Click on Mark for Review & NEXT to mark candidates question for review, and then go to the next question.
  16. To clear any answer chosen for a particular question, please click on the CLEAR RESPONSE button. 
  17. A summary of each section, (i.e. questions answered, not answered, marked for review) is available for each section. The candidate has to place the cursor over the section name for this summary.

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