APPSC Group 1 Syllabus PDF 2019 Released – Telugu & English Medium Syllabus for Group-I Services

APPSC Group 1 Syllabus PDF 2019: Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has released the Group I Services Recruitment Notification soon. The organization has received a huge number of applications from the aspirants. Hence candidates who are going to face the APPSC Group I prelims & mains examinations must have the clear knowledge about the syllabus of examination. To overcome the competition and to get good rank in the test. The competitors can check the APPSC Group 1 Syllabus for telugu and english medium and exam pattern details from the following article.

APPSC Group 1 Syllabus PDF 2019 For Prelims & Mains : Telugu & English Medium Syllabus for Group-I Services

The APPSC has recently passed the Government Order for syllabus of Gazetted and Non-Gazetted posts of Group 1. Candidates applying for APPSC Group I services Posts can go through the article to check New APPSC syllabus and marking scheme. At the end of the article APPSC New Syllabus PDF for Group I has been enclosed. Aspirants can go through the PDF file to get clear understanding.

APPSC Group 1 Notification 2019 Apply Online

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APPSC Group I Services Notification 2019 Details:

Description Details
Name of the Organization Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission.
Name of the Post Group 1 Posts
Official Website www.psc.ap.gov.in
No Of Posts 169
Updated on Group 1 Syllabus For prelims & Mains Exam Updated on 31st Dec

Andhra Pradesh Group-I Service Syllabus

APPSC Group 1 Screening Test (Preliminary) Exam Syllabus 2019 PDF – Updated on 31st Dec

APPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus 2019 PDF  –Updated on 31st Dec

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS FALLING UNDER GROUP-I SERVICES

SCREENING TEST – WRITTEN EXAMINATION (OBJECTIVE TYPE)

Subject No. of
Questions
Duration Marks
Screening Test (Objective Type) Paper -I General Studies. This paper consists of 04 parts i.e., ABCD each part carries 30 marks

A.   History and Culture.

B.   Constitution, polity, Social Justice and International relations.

C.   Indian and Andhra Pradesh

Economy and Planning.

D. Geography.

120 Questions 120 Minutes 120 Marks
Screening Test (Objective Type ) Paper-II General Aptitude

This paper consists  2 parts i.e., A and B each part carries 60 Marks (Part-A-60 Marks, Part-B (i)-30 Marks and B(ii)-30 Marks)

A.  General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities.

B.  (i)Science and Technologies

(ii)Current events of Regional, National and International importance

 

 

 

120 Questions

 

 

 

120 Minutes

 

 

 

120 Marks

N.B: NEGATIVE MARKS: As per G.O. Ms. No.235 Finance (HR-I, PIg & Policy) Dept., Dt.06/12/2016, for each wrong answer will be penalized with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS FALLING UNDER GROUP-I SERVICES

MAINS – WRITTEN EXAMINATION (DESCRIPTIVE TYPE)

Paper in Telugu Qualifying
Nature
180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper in English Qualifying
Nature
180 minutes  150 Marks
Paper – I

General Essay – on contemporary themes and issues of regional, national and international importance.

180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper-II

History and Cultural and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh

_ 180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper -III

Polity, constitution, Governance, Law and Ethics

180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper -IV

Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh.

180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper -V

Science, Technology and Environmental Issues

180 minutes 150 Marks
INTERVIEW 75 Marks
TOTAL MARKS 825 Marks

APPSC Group 1 Modified Scheme of Examination (Latest)

PAPER –I (PRELIMINARY) GENERAL STUDIES

  • Marks: 120
  • No.of Questions:120
  • Time: 120 Minutes

(A) HISTORY & CULTURE ( 30 MARKS)

1. Indus Valley Civilization: Features, Sites, Society, Cultural History, Art and Religion. Vedic Age- Mahajanapadas, Religions-Jainism and Buddhism.

The Maghadas, the Mauryan , Foreign invasions on India and their impact, the Kushans. The Sathavahanas the Sangam Age, the Sungas, the Gupta Empire -their Administration- Social, Religious and Economic conditions-Art, Architecture, Literature, Science and Technology.

2. The kanauj and their contributions, South Indian Dynasties – The Badami Chalukayas, the Rastrakutas, the Kalyani Chalukayas, the Cholas, the Hoyasalas, the Kakatiyas and Reddis.

3. The Delhi Sultanate, Vijaynagar Empire and the Mughal Empire, the Bhakti Movement and Sufism. – Administration, Economy, Society, Religion, Literature, Arts and Architecture.

4. The European Trading companies in India- their struggle for supremacywith special reference to Bengal, Madras, Mysore, Andhra and Telangana, Governor-Generals and Viceroys.

5. Indian War of Independence of 1857 – Origin, Nature, causes, consequences and significance with special reference to Concerned State, Religious and Social Reform Movements in 19th century in India and Concerned State, India’s Freedom Movement, Revolutionaries in India and Abroad.

6. Mahatma Gandhi, his thoughts, Principles and Philosophy. Important Satyagrahas, the Role of Sardar Patel in Freedom Movement and Post – independence consolidation.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, his life and contribution to making of Indian Constitution, India after Independence – Reorganization of the States in India.

(B) CONSTITUTION, POLITY, SOCIAL JUSTICE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS . (30 MARKS)

1. Indian Constitution: Evolution, features, Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Directive Principles of State Policy, Amendments, Significant Provisions and Basic Structure.

2. Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and the States, Parliament and State Legislatures: Structure, Function, Power and Privileges. Issues and challenges pertaining to Federal Structure: Devolution of Power and Finances up to local levels and Challenges therein.

3. Constitutional Authorities: Powers, Functions and Responsibilities – Panchayati Raj – Public Policy and Governance.

4. Impact of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization on Governance – Statutory, Regulatory and Quasi-judicial bodies

5. Rights Issues (Human rights, Women rights, SC/ST rights, Child rights) etc.

6. India’s Foreign Policy — International Relations — Important Institutions, Agencies and Fora, their structure and mandate. Important Policies and Programmes of Central and State Governments.

(C) INDIAN AND ANDHRA PRADESH ECONOMY AND PLANNING ( 30 MARKS)

1. Basic characteristics of Indian Economy as a developing economy – Economic development since independence objectives and chievements of planning – NITI Ayog and its approach to economic development – Growth and distributive justice – Economic development Human Development Index – India’s rank in the world – Environmental degradation and challenges – Sustainable Development – Environmental Policy

2. National Income and its concepts and components –India’s National Accounts – Demographic issues – Poverty and Inequalities – Occupational Structure and Unemployment – Various Schemes of employment and poverty eradication – Issues of Rural Development and Urban Development

3. Indian Agriculture –Irrigation and water – Inputs of agriculture – Agricultural Strategy and Agricultural Policy – Agrarian Crisis and land reforms – Agricultural credit – Minimum Support Prices -Malnutrition and Food Security – Indian Industry – Industrial Policy – Make-in India – Start-up and Stand-up programmes – SEZs and Industrial Corridors – Energy and Power policies – Economic Reforms – Liberalisaion, Privatisation and Globalization –International Trade and Balance of Payments – India and WTO

4. Financial Institutions – RBI and Monetary Policy – Banking and Financial Sector Reforms – Commercial Banks and NPAs – Financial Markets –Instabilities – Stock Exchanges and SEBI – Indian Tax System and Recent changes – GST and its impact on Commerce and Industry – Centre, States financial relations- Financial Commissions – Sharing of resources and devolution – Public Debt and Public
Expenditure – Fiscal Policy and Budget

5. i) The characteristics/ basic features of Andhra Pradesh economy after bifurcation in 2014 – Impact of bifurcation on the endowment of natural resources and state revenue – disputes of river water sharing and their impact on irrigation – new challenges to industry and commerce – the new initiatives to develop infrastructure –power and transport -information technology and e-governance –
Approaches to development and initiatives in agriculture, industry and social sector – Urbanisation and smart cities – Skill development and employment – social welfare programmes

ii) A.P. Reorganisation Act, 2014 – Economic Issues arising out of bifurcation – Central government’s assistance for building a new capital, compensation for loss of revenue, development of backward districts – Issues such as Vizag railway zone, Kadapa steel factory, Dugarajapatnam airport, Express ways and industrial corridors etc., – Special Status and Special Assistance- Controversy – Government’s stand and measure

(D) GEOGRAPHY (30 MARKS)

1. General Geography: Earth in Solar system, Motion of the Earth, Concept of time, Season, Internal Structure of the Earth, Major landforms and their features. Atmosphere-structure and composition, elements and factors of Climate, Airmasses and Fronts, atmospheric disturbances, climate change. Oceans: Physical, chemical and biological characteristics, Hydrological Distasters, Marine and Continental resources.

2. Physical: World, India and concerned State : Major physical divisions, Earthquakes, landslides, Natural drainage, climatic changes and regions, Monsoon, Natural Vegetation, Parks and Sanctuaries, Major Soil types, Rocks and Minerals.

3. Social: World, India and concerned State : distribution, density, growth, Sex-ratio, Literacy, Occupational Structure, SC and ST Population, Rural-Urban components, Racial, tribal, religious and linguistic groups, urbanization, migration and metropolitan regions.

4. Economic: World, India and concerned State: Major sectors of economy, Agriculture, Industry and Services, their salient features. Basic Industries-Agro, mineral, forest, fuel and manpower based Industries, Transport and Trade, Pattern and Issues.

PAPER -II – GENERAL APTITUDE

  • Marks: 120
  • No.of Questions:120
  • Time: 120 Minutes

A. GENERAL MENTAL ABILITY, ADMINISTRATIVE AND PSYCOLOGICAL ABILITIES ( 60 MARKS)

1. Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability.

2. Number Series, Coding —Decoding.

3. Problems related to Relations.

4. Shapes and their Sub-sections, Venn Diagram.

5. Problems based on Clocks, Calendar and Age.

6. Number system and order of Magnitude.

7. Ratio, proportion and variation.

8. Central Tendencies – mean, median, mode — including weighted mean.

9. Power and exponent, Square, Square Root, Cube Root, H.C.F. and L.C.M.

10. Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and loss.

11. Time and Work, Time and Distance, Speed and Distance.

12. .Area and Perimeter of Simple Geometrical Shapes, Volume and Surface Area of Sphere, Cone, Cylinder, cubes and Cuboids..

13. Lines, angels and common geometrical figures — properties of transverse of parallel lines, properties of related to measure of sides of a triangles, Pythagoras theoreth, quadrilateral, rectangle, parallelogram, and rhombus.

14. Introduction to algebra — BODMAS, simplification of weird symbols.

15. Data interpretation, Data Analysis, Data sufficiency, and concepts of Probability.

16. Emotional Intelligence: Understanding and analyzing emotions, Dimensions of emotional intelligence, coping with emotions, empathy and coping with stress

17. Social Intelligence, interpersonal skills, Decision making, Critical thinking, problem solving and Assessment of personality

(B)  SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

18. Science and Technology: Nature and Scope of Science & Technology; Relevance of Science & Technology to the day to day life; National Policy on Science, Technology and Innovation; Institutes and Organization in India promoting integration of Science, Technology and Innovation, their activities and contribution; Contribution of Prominent Indian Scientists.

19. Information and Communication Technology (ICT): Nature and Scope of ICT; ICT in day to day life; ICT and Industry; ICT and Governance – Various government schemes promoting use of ICT, E-Governance programmes and services; Netiquettes; Cyber Security Concerns – National Cyber Crime Policy.

20. Technology in Space & Defence: Evolution of Indian Space Programme; Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) — it’s activities and
achievements; Various Satellite Programmes — Satellites for Telecommunication, Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS),
Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) Satellites; Satellites for defence, Eduset or Satellites for academic purposes; Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)- vision, mission and activities.

21. Energy Requirement and Efficiency: India’s existing energy needs and deficit; India’s Energy Resources and Dependence, Energy policy of India Government Policies and Programmes. Solar, Wind and Nuclear energy.

22. Environmental Science: Issues and concerns related to environment; Its legal aspects, policies and treaties for the protection of environment at the national and the international level; Biodiversity- its importance and concerns; Climate Change, International Initiatives (Policies, Protocols) and India’s commitment; Forest and Wildlife – Legal framework for Forest and Wildlife Conservation in India; Environmental Hazards, pollution, carbon emission, Global warming. National Action plans on Climate Change and Disaster management. Biotechnology and Nanotechnology; Nature, Scope and application, Ethical, Social, and Legal issues, Government Policies. Genetic Engineering; Issues related to it and its impact on human life. Health & Environment.

C – CURRENT EVENTS OF REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL IMPORTANCE.

APPSC SYLLABUS COPY FOR GROUP-I MAINS EXAMINATION

ENGLISH

  • Marks — 150
  • Medium: English
  • Time- 150 Minutes

TELUGU

  • Marks —150
  • Medium: Telugu
  • Time- 150 Minutes

PAPER-I – GENERAL ESSAY

  • Marks – 150
  • Medium: English/Telugu
  • Time- 150 Minutes

PAPER – II: HISTORY, CULTURE AND GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA AND ANDHRA PRADESH

  • Marks — 150
  • Medium: English / Telugu
  • Time- 150 Minutes

PAPER_III – POLITY, CONSTITUTION, GOVERNANCE, LAW AND ETHICS

  • Marks — 150
  • Medium: English / Telugu
  • Time- 150 Minutes

Paper – IV – ECONOMY AND DEVELOPMENT OF INDIA AND ANDHRA PRADESH

  • Marks — 150
  • Medium: English / Telugu
  • Time- 150 Minutes

Paper -V SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Marks — 150
  • Medium: English / Telugu
  • Time- 150 Minutes

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