APPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus, Exam Pattern 2016 Download PDF in English


APPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus

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APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Pattern

Max. Marks
Screening Test General Studies & Mental Ability (Objective Type) 150 Questions
Written Examination (Conventional Type)
A. Compulsory Subjects: General English
3 hours for each
150 marks for each exam
Paper-I General Essay
History & Cultural heritage of India with emphasis on 20th century history of India.
Social history of Andhra Pradesh i.e., the history of various social and cultural movements in Andhra Pradesh
General overview of the Indian Constitution
Planning in India & Indian Economy
Land Reforms and social changes in Andhra Pradesh after independence
Andhra Pradesh’s Economy, present status its strengths and weaknesses
The role and impact of Science & Technology in the development of India with emphasis on the applied aspects
General awareness with the modern trends in life sciences.
Development and environmental problems
Data appreciation and interpretation
The candidates will be asked to draw their own conclusion from the data presented in the tabular form in graphical or otherwise
Problem solving – duly structured situation will be presented to the candidates and they will be asked to suggest their own solution to the problem arising out of situation. Alternatively, they may be called upon to prove the understanding the situation by answering certain searching questions based on the situation
Oral Test (Interview)
APPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus


General English (X Class Standard, Qualifying For Interview)
  • Comprehension
  • Precis-writing
  • Re-arrangement of sentences
  • Correction of sentences
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Filling in the blanks
  • Correction of spellings
  • Vocabulary and usage
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Verb tenses
  • Prepositions
  • Active voice and Passive voice
  • Parts of speech
Paper: I – General Essay (Candidate should write three Essays one from each section compulsorily. Each section contains three topics. Each Essay carries 50 marks)
  • Section: I – Crisis management, Social problems, Research and solutions.
  • Section: II – National & International current events.
  • Section: III – Andhra Pradesh current events.
Paper - II
  • Section: I – Indian History and Culture
  • Section: II – Andhra Pradesh state social & culture history.
  • Section: III – Indian constitution general overview.
Paper – III
  • Section: I – India & Indian Economy Planning.
  • Section: II – Social changes in Andhra Pradesh after independence.
  • Section: III – AP state economy, current status, weaknesses & strengths
Paper - IV
  • Section: I – Role of Science in development of India.
  • Section: II – General Awareness
  • Section: III – Development & Environment problems.
Paper - V
  • Section: I – Date Interpretation and Problem Solving
  • Section: II – Data presenting in tabular and graphical forms.
  • Section: III – Problem solving by using sequence, series, date, time arrangements and passage analysis. 


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