Group-II Services – Revision of Scheme of Examination - Introducing Screening Test – Main examination through online



GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
ABSTRACT
APPSC – Direct Recruitment - Group-II Services – Revision of Scheme of
Examination - Introducing Screening Test – Main examination through online –
Revised – Orders – Issued.

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GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (SERVICES-A) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms. No.231 Dt:03.08.2016.

Read the following:
1. G.O.Ms. 623, G.A.(Ser.A) Dept., Dt:13.12.2012.
2. From the Prl. Secretary, APPSC, D.O. Letter No. 350/SS/2016, Dt:30.05.2016.

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Order:-

           In the Government Order 1st read above, orders were issued revising
scheme and syllabus of the examination for making direct recruitment to the
posts under Group-I (A), Group-I (B), Group-II services, Gazetted and Non-
Gazetted categories as detailed in Annexure I to Annexure VI to the said
order.

The Prl. Secretary, APPSC in his D.O. Letter dt:30.05.2016 has informed
that, the A.P. Public Service Commission has decided to introduce Screening
Test in addition to the existing 3 papers so as to minimize large number of
candidates for Group-II Services examination. The Commission also proposed
to conduct the main examination through online.

Government, after careful examination of the entire matter have
accepted the proposal of introducing Screening Test in addition to the existing

3 papers in Group-II Services and also for conducting the main examination
through online for Group-II Services.

Government, accordingly, in partial modification of orders issued in G.O.
1st read above, revise the scheme of the examination and syllabus for
screening test for Group-II Services as detailed in Annexure-I and Annexure-II
to this order.

The Principal Secretary, APPSC shall implement the same in
recruitments which are to be notified in future.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
Dr. B. KISHORE
SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (SER. & HRM)

ANNEXURE-I
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Subject                                                                                   Marks
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Screening Test                                                                      150
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Paper-I
General Studies                                                     150
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Paper-II
I. Social History of Andhra Pradesh
i.e., the history of various social and
Cultural Movements in Andhra Pradesh
II. General overview of the Indian Constitution      150
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Paper-III
Planning in India and Indian Economy
Contemporary problems and
Developments in Rural Society
with special reference to Andhra Pradesh.              150
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Total                                       450


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ANNEXURE-II

SCREENING TEST SYLLABUS FOR GROUP-II SERVICES

a) Current Affairs – Issues of National and International importance in politics, Economics, Society, Science, Technology, Arts, Sports, Culture and Governance.

b) 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.

c) Economic Development of India – 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.

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