09 July 2016

APPSC Group 2 Final Syllabus for Paper 3 - Planning in India and Indian Economy - 2016

Here is the final syllabus for APPSC Group 2 recruitment in Andhra Pradesh. The syllabus is for Paper - III (Planning in India and Indian Economy). The APPSC is proposed to issue Group 2 recruitment notification very soon for thousands of vacancies. Following is syllabus for Group 2 (Paper 3):

Also Read:

APPSC Group 2 Final Syllabus - Paper 1

APPSC Panchayat Secretaries Recruitment - Final Syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2

Group 2 Syllabus:


Planning in Indian Economy:

Socio- Economic - objectives and outlays of Five Year Plans – alternative strategies - Goals and Achievements – Causes for failure of different Plans – New economic reforms 1991 – LPG. Regulation of the Economy – Creation of regulatory bodies.

Indian Economic Policies:

Agricultural policies – Industrial policies since 1956 – IT industries – Monetary policy of RBI – Fiscal policy – Objectives – Fiscal Imbalance and Deficit Finance –New Foreign Trade Policy. Current account imbalances; FDI.

Availability of Natural resources and Development: Population- size, composition and growth–Trends; Occupational Distribution of Work force –Human Development Index. Demographic Dividend.

Money, Banking and Public Finance:

Concept of Money and measures of money supply’ – Banks and credit creation its causes and remedies; Budget – taxes and non-tax revenue.

Meaning and Measurements of Growth:

Distinction between growth and development – Measurement of growth - Growth, Development and Underdevelopment – Characteristics of Underdevelopment – Stages of development – Sources of capital formation – Growth strategies; Deregulation and growth.


1) National Income and concepts – Gross Domestic Product – Net Domestic Product, Percapita Income - and Human Development Index as measurement of development – contribution of agriculture to income and
employment in Andhra Pradesh.

2. Five years plans of Andhra Pradesh – Outlays – Finance in public sector plans – Resource allocation pattern in the five year plans of Andhra Pradesh.

3. Land reforms in Andhra Pradesh – Need for Land Reforms – Structure of Land Holdings Forest and sown– Irrigated area – Cropping pattern – sources of agricultural finances – agricultural subsidies – public
distribution system in Andhra Pradesh.

4. Industries in Andhra Pradesh – Growth and structure of industries – Role of Small Scale and Cottage Industries – structure of Co - operatives – share of Co - operatives in total credit of Andhra Pradesh.

5. Service sectors of Andhra Pradesh – Importance - Composition and growth with special reference to Power, Transport and Communication, Tourism and Information Technology in Andhra Pradesh.

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