APPSC Group 2 New Preparation Book 2021

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APPSC Group 2 Exam Syllabus 2021 – Important Details

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Organization Name Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)
Post Name Group 2 Services (Executive & Non-Executive) Posts
No of Vacancies Various
Category Name Syllabus
Exam Date Announced Soon
Job location Andhra Pradesh
Official website psc.ap.gov.in

APPSC Group 2 Selection Procedure

Candidates applying for the posts of Group 2 Services (Executive & Non-Executive) need to undergo the following selection criteria:

  • Prelims Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview

APPSC Group 2 New Syllabus Pdf 2021 – Exam Pattern

 Paper Type Marks
  Screening/ Preliminary Test 150
  Main Examination
 Paper 1  General Studies & Mental Ability 150
 Paper 2  Social History of Andhra Pradesh, General overview of the Indian Constitution 150
 Paper 3  Planning in India and Indian Economy Contemporary, Problems and Developments in Rural Society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh. 150
Total 450

APPSC Group 2 New Syllabus – Prelims & Mains Examination 2021

APPSC Group 2 New Syllabus – Screening Test

  • Issues of National and International importance in politics
  • Economics
  • Society
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Arts
  • Sports
  • Culture and Governance
  • Constitution of India with emphasis on Federalism Fundamental Rights
  • Fundamental duties
  • Union and State Governments
  • Judiciary
  • Judicial Review
  • Local Government
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Union and State Legislature
  • Administration and Legislative relations between Union and State Governments, Scheduled and Tribal Area Administration
  • Economic Development of India
  • The economy in Medieval India
  • pre-Independence Indian economy
  • Development Plans and Economic and Industrial Policies of Independent India
  • Liberalizations
  • Privatization
  • Globalization
  • Labour Policies of Union and State Governments
  • Role of Agriculture and Green Revolution in India
  • Economic disparities between regions and population categories

APPSC Group 2 New Syllabus Section – A: General Studies and Mental Ability

  • National and International Events
  • Current affairs- international, national and regional.
  • The social- economic and political history of modern India with emphases on Indian national movement.
  • Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and it’s Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political and legal implications/problems.
  • General Science
  • Information Technology.
  • Indian polity and governance
  • Geography of India especially Andhra Pradesh.
  • Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection.
  • Logical reasoning, analytical ability, and logical interpretation.
  • Disaster management
  • Tabulation of data Visual representation of data Basic data analysis (Summary Statistics such as mean, median, mode, and variance)
  • Interpretation.

APPSC Group 2 New Syllabus Section – B: Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh

  • Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh
  • Various Major and Minor dynasties that ruled Andhradesa between 11th and 16th centuries A.D.
  • Socio-Cultural and Religious conditions in Andhradesa between 11th to 16th centuries A.D
  • Social Structure, Caste System, Status of Women. The growth of Telugu Language, Literature, Art, Architecture, and Painting.
  • Origin and growth of Andhra Movement- Role of Andhra Mahasabha Prominent Leaders- Events leading to the formation of Andhra State 1953.
  • Role of Press and News Papers in the Andhra Movement. Role of Library Movement and Folk & Tribal Culture.
  • The advent of Europeans- Trade centres- Andhra under the Company– 1857 Revolt and its impact on Andhra.
  • Events leading to the formation of Andhra Pradesh State

Indian Constitution

  • Nature of the Indian Constitution.
  • Structure and functions of Indian Government- Legislative, Executive and Judiciary- Types of Legislatures- Unicameral, Bicameral- Executive – Parliamentary.
  • Centre-State relations- Need for Reforms- Rajmannar Committee, Sarkaria Commission, M.M. Punchchi Commission – Unitary and Federal features of Indian Constitution.
  • Distribution of Legislative and Executive Powers between the Union and the States;
  • Legislative, Administrative and Financial relations between the Union and the States
  • Powers and the Functions of Constitutional Bodies UPSC, State Public Service Commissions, CAG and Finance Commission.
  • Centre-State relations- Need for Reforms- Rajmannar Committee, Sarkaria Commission, M.M. Punchchi Commission – Unitary and Federal features of Indian Constitution.
  • Amendment Process to the Constitution
  • Welfare Mechanisms in India-Provisions for Scheduled Castes, Tribes, and Minorities, Reservations for SCs, STs and Backward Classes
  • Indian Political Parties- National, Regional- One Party, Bi-Party, Multi-Party Systems- Regionalism and Sub-Regionalism–Demand for the New States
  • National Integration- Threats to Indian Unity.

APPSC Group 2 New Syllabus Section – C: Planning and Economy

  • Indian Economy and present status Socio-Economic – Goals and Achievements.
  • Indian Economic Policies Agricultural policies – Contribution of agriculture to India’s GDP – Issues of financing, production, marketing and distribution of agriculture.
  • Industrial policies– Main features of industrial development in India – sectoral composition – Roles of private and public sectors in employment, productivity – Role of IT industries in development.
  • Resources and Development Types of resources
  • National Income and concepts – Gross Domestic Product, Net Domestic Product, Per capita income.
  • Money, Banking and Public Finance Monetary policy of RBI, Fiscal policy, Objectives, Fiscal Imbalance, and Deficit Finance New Foreign Trade Policy.
  • Current account imbalances; FDI. Inflation, its causes, and remedies; Budget – taxes and non-tax revenue. Goods and Service Tax (GST).
  • Economic Policies of Andhra Pradesh
  • Resource Development of Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh Budgetary resources and constraints
  • Agriculture and Industrial Growth of Andhra Pradesh Contribution of agriculture to income and employment in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Land reforms in Andhra Pradesh – Cropping pattern – Irrigation Policy of Andhra Pradesh – sources of agricultural finances -agricultural subsidies – public distribution system in Andhra Pradesh.

APPSC Group 2 New Syllabus Mains Examination 2021

APPSC Group 2 New Syllabus Paper – I: General Studies and Mental Ability

  • Events of national and international importance.
  • Current affairs- international, national and regional.
  • General Science and its applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments in Science & Technology and Information Technology.
  • A social- economic and political history of modern India with emphases on Indian national movement.
  • Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives.
  • Geography of India with a focus on Andhra Pradesh.
  • Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
  • Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention, and mitigation strategies, Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the assessment of Disaster
  • Logical reasoning, analytical ability, and data interpretation.
  • Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and it’s Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political and legal implications/problems.

APPSC Group 2 New Syllabus Paper – II: Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh

  • Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh: Geographical Features of Andhra – Its Impact on History and Culture
  • Origin and growth of Andhra Movement- Role of Andhra Mahasabha Prominent Leaders- Events leading to the formation of Andhra State 1953. Role of Press and News Papers in the Andhra Movement. Role of Library Movement and Folk & Tribal Culture.
  • The advent of Europeans- Trade centres- Andhra under the Company– 1857 Revolt and its impact on Andhra
  • Events leading to the formation of Andhra Pradesh State

Indian Constitution

  • Same as Prelims Examination

Paper – III: Planning in India and Indian Economy

  • Indian Economy and Present Status

Socio-Economic – Goals and Achievements – New economic reforms in 1991. Regulation of the Economy – Creation of regulatory bodies-NITI Aayog- Cooperative Federalism and decentralization of financial resources – Lack of inclusive growth and sustainable development: causes, consequences, and solutions.

Agricultural policies – Contribution of agriculture to India’s GDP – Issues of financing, production, marketing and distribution of agriculture. Industrial policies– Main features of industrial development in India – sectoral composition – Roles of private and public sectors in employment, productivity – Role of IT industries in development.

  • Resources and Development

Types of resources – Physical capital and finance capital – Population- size, composition, and growth–Trends; Occupational Distribution of Workforce – Human Development Index as a measurement of development.  Demographic Dividend.

  • Money, Banking and Public Finance

The monetary policy of RBI – Fiscal policy – Objectives – Fiscal Imbalance and Deficit Finance –New Foreign Trade Policy. Current account imbalances; FDI. Inflation, its causes, and remedies; Budget – taxes and non-tax revenue. Goods and Service Tax (GST)

  • Economic Policies of Andhra Pradesh

Socio-Economic welfare Programmes of Government of Andhra Pradesh. The composition of Population in Andhra Pradesh – Rural-Urban, Sex Ratio, Age Distribution.

National Income and concepts – Gross Domestic Product – Net Domestic Product, Per capita income.

  • Agriculture and Industrial Growth of Andhra Pradesh

The contribution of agriculture to income and employment in Andhra Pradesh. Land reforms in Andhra Pradesh – Cropping pattern – Irrigation Policy of Andhra Pradesh – sources of agricultural finances -agricultural subsidies – public distribution system in Andhra Pradesh. Industrial Development in Andhra Pradesh – Growth and structure of industries – – Incentives to industries – Industrial corridors in and SEZs in Andhra Pradesh – Bottlenecks for industrial development.

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