HYDERABAD: Henceforth, there will be no interviews for selection of candidates for even executive posts under Group-2 cadre in the State. The State government, which had been holding interviews to select candidates for various executive posts under Group-2 cadre such as Grade-3 Municipal Commissioners, Sub-Registrars, Deputy Tehsildars and Assistant Commercial Tax Officers (ACTOs) till recently, decided to do away with the practice on Monday. Interview system does not exist for non-executive posts under Group-2 cadre such as Assistant Section Officers (ASOs).
The State government took this decision in accordance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to scrap interviews for all middle and lower level government posts. Ahead of APPSC’s notification for filling various vacant posts in the government under Group-I, Group-II and Group-III cadres, the State government on Monday finalised the new exam pattern. It also decided to include Group -I (B) services in Group-II services.