What is Assistant Section Officer Salary in Andhra Pradesh Group-II Services?

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The APSC Vijayawada, recently come up with the huge vacancy for the Group-II services in the State. Assistant Section Officer is also a Class-II or Group-B service under the state government.

You might have heard about the Assistant Section Officer post in the Odisha, Gujarat, and Bihar states too. Salary between the states may differ however the work remains same and vary with the according to final posting in the department.

The recent Andhra Pradesh ASO recruitment for the following government departments in the state.

  • AP Secretariat Subordinate Services (in Law, Finance, and GAD)
  • AP Legislature Secretariat Services

AP Assistant Section Officer Salary

As per the official notification no. 25/2018 Dated 31/12/2018, the pay band for the APPSC ASO post is ranging from 26,600 to 77,030. The candidates will get the basic pay of 26,600 on joining the government department.

The section officers will also get the allowances as per the applicable rules. The total sum of allowances would be 14,000 to 20,000 per month. The breakup of salary is shown hereunder;

Name Value
Post Name Assistant Section Officer
Cadre Class-II
Pay Scale 26,600 - 77,030
Basic Pay 26,600
Allowances 14,000 - 20,000
Gross Salary Per Month Rs 30,600 - 36,600/-

So the successful candidates would get the 30,600 per month after the regular appointment in the Andhra Pradesh Group -II services as an Assistant Section Officer.

Job Profile

  • ASO needs to draft the files with the available facts and figures on various matters where the decision of senior officer is essential.
  • ASOs need to keep the track record of all moving files and must be aware with the current status of each.
  • ASOs are assisted by the clerical cadre to complete their work on time.
  • In most of the offices, the workload is average and can easily be completed.
  • They also make correspondence with the peer offices/department/external agencies on the various matter related to their job. They also keep all record of correspondence with any internal section or government department or any private agency.
  • They are also responsible to prepare the reply for RTIs, Parliament Questions, Grievances of Public/Employees etc.

The above duties may vary from a department to another depending upon the job assigned to newly appointed Assistant Section Officer.

Skill Needed to perform work

  • Letter drafting
  • Use of Personal Computer and MS Words/Excel etc.
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to put thoughts/matter on paper
  • and many more

ASO Cadre Hierarchy

Assistant Section Officer's upward cadre hierarchy in the secretarial services is shown here for the information.

  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Section Officer
  • Under Secretary
  • Deputy Secretary
  • Joint Secretary
  • Additional Secretary
  • Secretary
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