Renamed of AP Study Circle as Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Study Circle: AP Study Circle/ Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Study Circle, Free coaching for competitive exams, Andhra Pradesh Study Circles for SC/Social Welfare Department, Backward Classes Welfare Department, Tribal Welfare Department
BRASC-G.O.MS.No.101 Dated: 21-10-2016: Government of AP, Social Welfare Department – Renaming of Andhra Pradesh Study Circle as “Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Study Circle – Orders – Issued.
From the Director of Social Welfare, AP, Amaravathi at Vijayawada letter No.SWD/APSC/2320/2016, dated:24-08-2016.
In the circumstances reported by the Director of Social Welfare in the letter read above, Government, after careful examination of the matter hereby rename the existing (3) Andhra Pradesh Study Circles i.e. A.P. Study Circle, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati as Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Study Circle, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati respectively.
2. The following notification shall be published in the next issue of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette.
The existing (3) Andhra Pradesh Study Circles i.e. A.P. Study Circle, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati are renamed as Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Study Circle, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati respectively, with immediate effect.
About APSC/A.P. Study Circle, Hyderabad: The A.P. Study Circle, Hyderabad was formed on 30-1-1980 vide G.O.Ms.No.33, SW Dept., dt.1980, by forming a Society to run independently under the terms of own Bye-laws and registered as per A.P. Society Registration Act (No.82 of 1980). Renamed of AP Study Circle as Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Study Circle.
The A.P. Study Circle is formed with the objectives to provide Pre Examination coaching to the SC/ST/BC students to enable them to compete successfully in various Competitive examinations for Jobs. Providing coaching for UPSC Civil Services Examination, A.P. State Group-I Services both Prelims and Mains examination is the main activity taken up by the Study Circle.
The Managing Committee was formed as per the Bye laws with the powers to appoint, retrench or otherwise deal with the employees of this Society. Creation of Posts and appointments were placed before the Managing Committee, in the Meetings regularly held. In the 6th meeting of Managing Committee held on 25.2.1982, approved the staffing pattern for the Study Circle at Hyderabad
Subsequent to establishment of A.P. Study Circle, Hyderabad, in the year 1980, A.P. Study Circle branch, Visakhapatnam was formed on 30.01.1987 as per the resolution of the Managing Committee along with the staff. Later the same issue was placed before the General Body of A.P. Study Circle on 29.3.1988. The General Body noted the expansion programme of A.P. Study Circle branch at Visakhapatnam. Government in G.O.Ms.No.47, SW (Edn.1) Dept., dated 17.6.2005, sanctioned A.P. Study Circle branch, Vijayawada.
A.P. Study Circle provides coaching for Civil Services Examination conducted by the UPSC to the students, will continue to provide the same facility to the students of State of A.P. The branches located in State of Andhra Pradesh (Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, and Tirupati) will provide services to the students of respective states.
A.P. Study Circle, Hyderabad, is providing coaching for the Civil Services exam. The candidates are selected on merit basis through an entrance test and as per the guidelines of A.P. Study Circle allocating 75% to SCs, 10% to STs and 15% to OBCs. 10 candidates per district in addition to 50 candidates selected on general merit.
The program is full-time residential program for a period of about 10 ½ months and the students are given stipend, free accommodation stipend @ Rs.1300/- PM and book allowance of Rs.3,500/- per candidate. The coaching sessions are arranged by engaging reputed faculty available in Hyderabad. The students are evaluated regularly by conducting tests and also study material will be provided as prepared by the faculty.
These students will appear for Civil Services Prelims Exam which will be conducted on as per schedule or at an appropriate date as approved by the U.P.S.C., New Delhi. In branches of the Study Circle, coaching is given to the other competitive exams like Bank POs, Group-I and Group-II Services conducted by the State Govt. Admission for coaching, the Civil Services aspirants for CSAT would be commenced in every year after completion of the course for the present ongoing batch, by conducting an Entrance Test.