09 July 2016

APPSC Group 2 Final Syllabus for Paper 1 General Studies Exam

The APPSC has released final and detailed syllabus for Group 2 recruitment. There will be three papers in Group 2 written examination. The syllabus for the Paper 1 (General Studies) is given below:

GROUP-II Services (Paper -I General Studies Syllabus)

1. Events of national and inter national importance.
2. Current affairs- inter national, national and regional.
3. General Science and it applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments in Science & Technology and Information Technology
4. Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphases on Indian national movement.
5. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives.

6. Economic development in India since independence.
7. Physical geography of India sub-continent.
8. Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention and mitigation strategies, Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the assessment
of Disaster
9. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
10. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.

11. Data Analysis:
a) Tabulation of data
b) Visual representation of data
c) Basic data analysis (Summary Statistics such as mean and variance coefficient of variation etc.) and Interpretation.