Andhra Pradesh Open School Society Admission Notification 2013

A.P. Open School Society

3rd Floor, Opp. L.B. Stadium E-Gate, S.C.E.R.T Campus
Basheerbagh, Hyderabad-500001, Phone: 040-23299568
Website: www.apopenschool.org

Andhra Pradesh Open School Society Admission Notification 2013 : The A.P. Open School Society (APOSS) was established in 1991 by the Govt of Andhra Pradesh, as an autonomous organization. It provides educational opportunities to persons like you who wise to study further and qualify for a better tomorrow

The Mission of APOSS s to provide education to all with special concern for girls and women, rural youth, working men and women, SCs, STs, minorities, differently-abled persons, disadvantaged persons and others who for one reason or other could not continue their education upto Class X (10th) with the formal system; APOSS is offering SSC (APOSS) course from the year 2008-09 an operates through a network of 23 district offices under the control of the DEOs of the respective Districts and about1893 effective Accredited Institutions (Als) and Approved Vocational Institutions (AVIs)  commonly known as Study Centres in Andhra Pradesh

Admission is made through these AIs of APOSS

Features and Flexibilities in APOSS

Age limit: There is no upper age limit for admission. However, the minimum age for enrolment for Secondary Course (SSC) is 14 years completed as on 31st August of the year of admission. For Intermediate it is 15 years completed as on 31st August of the year admission. Choice in Medium of Instruction: APOSS offers its SSC course in Telugu, Urdu, English, Hindi and Oriya media

Intermediate in Telugu, Urdu, English and Hindi media

Subjects : You can choose any subject combination from the Group lists of subjects offered as per criteria given in the Scheme of Studies. English subject in Group-A is mandatory for Intermediate course: If you wise to use APOSS SSC certificate for higher studies, it is in your interest that you keep in mind the requirements of the board you wise to join after passing Secondary Course Andhra Pradesh, requires specific subject combination for admission to the Junior Colleges affiliated to it i.e. one Indian Language, English, Mathematics, General Science and Social Studies. For joining in Intermediate (APOSS) Science subject combinations also one should have studies above subjects at SSC level

Scheme of Examination and Certificate Conditions 

SSC and Intermediate: A minimum of 35% marks in aggregate (Theory plus practical wherever applicable) in the public examination

Certificate Conditions : Pass in each of 5 subjects chosen in accordance

Scheme of Studies for SSC: The Scheme of Studies for Secondary Courses in this section. For obtaining an SSC pass candidate, you are required to pass in a minimum of five subjects including one or maximum of two languages from Group ‘A’ and minimum two subjects from ‘B’ You can opt one Vocational subject only from Group C, totaling the number of subjects to five If you do not wish to opt Vocational subject from Group C, you can take fifth (5th) subject either from Group A (limited to 2 subjects) or from Group B (3 or 4 subjects) totaling to five subjects.  However, you can are free to take one additional subject (sixth) Thus in all can choose a maximum of six (6) subjects

Scheme of Studies (Intermediate): The Scheme of Studies for Intermediate (APOSS) Course is under this section For obtaining and Intermediate pass certificate, you are required to pass in a minimum of five subjects including one or maximum of two language from Group ‘A’ and minimum two subjects from ‘B’ You can opt one Vocational subject only from Group C, totaling the number of subjects to five If you do not wish to opt Vocational subject from Group C, you can take fifth (5th) subject either from Group A (limited to 2 subjects) or from Group B (3 or 4 subjects) totaling to five subjects However, you can are free to take one additional subject (sixth) Thus in all can choose a maximum of six (6) subjects

If you wish to APOSS certificate for higher studies, it is in your own interest that you keep in mind the requirements of the courses/universities you wish to join after passing Intermediate Course The Entry Requirements of Certain Universities in Andhra Pradesh for certain Degree/Professional courses are given here under;

Learners who want to study higher courses after Intermediate:

Eligibility Criteria for admission into Engineering Courses: A pass in Intermediate course with Maths, Physics, Chemistry and English as the subjects

Eligibility Criteria for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary courses: A pass in Intermediate course with Biology, Physics, Chemistry and English subjects

Eligibility Criteria for admission into B.A./B.Com/B.B.M/B.Sc/B.Sc (Home Science) Courses: As per existing norms, the qualifying examination for admission to any of the various degree courses is Intermediate Public examination held by any recognized Boards of Intermediate Education/Sr. Secondary/AP Open School, Hyderabad or its equivalent examination

Eligibility Criteria for D.Ed (Diploma in Education) a pass in Intermediate course with 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC/ST)

Procedure for Admission: The candidates who passed SSC/Secondary course and Intermediate/XII failed candidates of the other Board can join in Intermediate. Maximum of 200 learners can be admitted in an Accredited Institution (AI) for SSC and Intermediate respectively

  • Enrolment shall be made on first come first serve basis
  • Science candidates should take admission in Jr. Colleges only
  • The maximum intake of learners is 80 for Science subject combinations

Fee Structure for Intermediate (APOSS) Admission: Admission fee payable for Secondary course/SSC

Registration fee: Rs. 100/- (general category for male); SC/ST/BC/Minorities/Ex-Servicemen/differently abled persons and Women of all categories: Rs. 100/-

Admission fee: Rs. 1000/-(general category for male) SC/ST/BC/Minorities/Ex-Servicemen/differently abled persons and Women of all categories: Rs. 600/-

Up to 5 subjects Rs. 150/- (general category for male); SC/ST/BC/Minorities/Ex-Servicemen/differently abled persons and Women of all categories: Rs. 150/-

For additional subject: Rs. 150/- (general category for male); SC/ST/BC/Minorities/Ex-Servicemen/differently abled persons and Women of all categories: Rs. 150/-

Change of Subject: Rs. 150/- (general category for male); SC/ST/BC/Minorities/Ex-Servicemen/differently abled persons and Women of all categories: Rs. 150/-

Late Fee : During the stipulated period of late fee, a late fee of Rs. 100/- may be paid in addition to above admission fee

How to pay admission fee : The required admission fee should be paid through Mee Seva and submit the receipt to the AI coordinator at the study centre. Please keep a copy of registered application as a proof of insufficient payment of fee if made with the AI or if no seat is available with the AI

Admission Process and Online Registration: Learner has to obtain Prospectus cum application form fee of cost from the Accredited Institute (Study Centre) of your choice Go through the Prospectus thoroughly After satisfying the eligibility criteria all respects, fill in Two sets of Application Form (Original and Duplicate), in the Prospectus at Appendix-A/B After scruitinizing the application thoroughly, the AI Coordinator shall attest application with signature and seal

Leaner need no have to pay any payment at AI Centre: The Original copy of application along with enclosures shall be submitted to the study Centre Coordinator For the list of Enclosures see inside of the back cover page Take Duplicate copy of the application to the ‘Mee Sava’ centre, pay registration cum admission fee and upload the On-Line application.

For utilizing Mee Seva you will have to pay Rs. 10/- additionally from APOSS fees The Mee Sava centre shall give you a Printout copy of the On-Line registered application along with fee receipt Keep them with you for future reference The original copy of applications along with enclosures shall be submitted to the District Coordinator, (Proof of Date of Birth, Educational Qualification, Integrated Casted Certificate, Residence Certificate and Disability Certificate etc)

The District Coordinator shall carryout corrections, if any in On-Line The admission Committee constituted by DEO shall scrutinize all applications and confirm admission The incomplete application, without Photo, without Signature and without enclosures shall summarily be rejected The Admission fee once paid will not be refunded

Important Dates of Form Submission:

Issue of Prospectus, cum application form: 15th July, 2013 to 14th September, 2013

Dates of submission/up dation of application through Mee Sava

With prescribed fee: 15th July, 2013 to 14th August, 2013

With prescribed fee and late fee: 15th August, 2013 to 14th September, 2013

Admission Notification

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