Government of Andhra pradesh issued G.O No:32 on 04-06-2017 regarding teachers Transfers in AP State.
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The Andhra Pradesh Teachers (Regulation of Transfers) Rules - Orders –Issued.
A.P.Teachers (Regulation of Transfers) Rules

1. Short Title and Applicability:
(i) These rules may be called the Andhra Pradesh Teachers (Regulation of
Transfers) Rules.
(ii) These rules shall be applicable to Headmaster Gr.-II Gazetted in the Andhra
Pradesh School Education Service and School Assistants / Secondary Grade
Teachers and other equivalent categories in Andhra Pradesh School
Education Subordinate Service, herein after referred to as Teacher in these

(iii) These rules shall come into force with immediate effect.
2. Criteria for Transfers:
(i) The following categories of Headmasters Gr.II Gazetted / Teachers in the
Government / ZPP /MPP shall be transferred.
(a) Those Teachers who have completed 8 Academic calendar years of
service and those Head Masters Gr.II who have completed 5 years of
service as on date of closure of schools in a particular school in the
Academic year in which transfers are to be taken up shall be transferred
compulsorily. (More than half the academic year would be considered
as a complete full year for this purpose and less than half would not be

(b) Provided those who are going to retire within two (2) years from 30th
June of the year in which transfers are to be taken up shall not be
transferred until and unless the incumbent requests for such transfer.

(ii) (a) The male Headmaster Gr.II / Teacher aged below 50 years as on 30th
April of the year (in which transfers are to be taken up), and working in
Girls High School.
(b) If no women Headmasters Gr.II / Teachers are available to work in Girls
High Schools, then the male Teachers who crossed 50 years of age as
on 30th April of the year, in which transfers are to be taken up, may be
considered for posting to such schools.

(iii) Headmaster Gr.II / Teachers who have completed a minimum period of two
years-service in a School as on 30th April of the year, in which transfers are to
be taken up, shall be eligible to apply for transfer.

(iv) (a) The teachers being shifted on merging of Primary Schools, Upper
Primary Schools and High Schools shall be preferably posted to those
schools where such new posts have come up due to rationalization. In
case such Teacher is not willing for that, they can be allowed to
participate in the transfer counseling by following the norms.
(b) Criteria for identification of teachers being shifted on Rationalization:
Junior teacher as per the service in the cadre. If senior is willing, senior 3
teacher may be shifted duly obtaining a declaration counter signed by
the inspecting officer concerned. If a teacher who completed 8
academic calendar years of service is available, he / she shall be
shifted at first instance. Requirement of teachers in such schools where
inadequacy of teachers exists would be preferred.

(v) The Headmasters Gr.II Gazetted and Teachers who have completed 5 years
of service and 8 Academic calendar years of service respectively as NCC
officer should be posted in a vacancy in a school where there is NCC unit.

(vi) Preference shall be given to Head Master Gr-II, who have studied the
language concerned (Urdu / Tamil / Kannada / Oriya) Language as 1st
Language as main subject to the respective Medium Schools.

(vii) The number of years of service completed in a particular school, in all cadres
should be taken into consideration.

(viii) Visually challenged teachers are exempted from transfers. However, if such
teachers desire to apply for transfer, they may apply for transfer counseling.

(ix) (a) Transfers shall be effected from within the Present Management in
which the teacher / Headmaster Gr.II is working.
(b) If the Teacher / Headmaster Gr.II desires to go to his / her parent
management such Teacher / Headmaster Gr.II may opt for transfer to
only those vacancies available in their parent management.
(c) Transfers shall be effected from Agency Area to Plain Area and Plain
Area to Agency Area (except local Scheduled Tribe Teachers working
in Agency Area)
(d) As per G.O.Ms.No.3 Tribal Welfare Department, Dated:10.01.2000,
Headmasters/ Teachers belonging to local tribes are to be posted in
Agency areas.
(e) Non Tribal Headmasters/Teachers currently working in Schools in
agency areas may also apply for transfers to plain area.
(f) Normally as per G.O.Ms.No.3, Dated: 10.01.2000, teachers working in
Plain areas may not be posted to Agency Area. However, if there are
large number of vacancies in Agency Area, Plain Area teachers shall
be posted in Agency Area on tenure basis, temporarily for a maximum
period of 2 years in the interest of Tribal students and for continuing
instruction in the schools in Tribal Area. Such teachers shall be
reposted to plain areas as and when the post is filled with a tribal
teacher through recruitment or on completion of 2 years tenure
whichever is earlier.
(g) If the vacancy of teacher post could not be filled in Tribal areas, junior
most surplus teacher/s in plain area shall be deputed temporarily after
completion of transfer counseling.

3 Schedule for Transfers:
The Commissioner of School Education shall draw schedule and communicate
the same to the competent authorities for effecting transfers from time to
The Commissioner of School Education shall also facilitate the process
through appropriate Information Technology (I.T) solution.
4 Transfers Counseling:
All the transfers shall be processed by applications filed and options
exercised through an online processes. Counseling shall be conducted by
the Committees constituted for this purpose in each district / zone.
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