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APPSC Panchayat Secretary Syllabus  2018
APPSC Panchayat Secretary Syllabus 2018
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APPSC Group 3 Syllabus 2018

Syllabus for APPSC Group 3 2018
Preliminary
  • General Studies
Mains
  • General Studies: Mental Ability and Language Ability
  • Contemporary Problems & Development of Rural Society with Special Reference to Andhra Pradesh

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GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY

  1. Events of national and international importance.
  2. Current affairs- international, 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 emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
  5. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and
    e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
  6. Economic development in India since independence with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
  7. Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
  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, median, mode, variance and coefficient of variation) and Interpretation
  12. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and Legal implications/problems.

(Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh)

  1. Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in India including Constitutional amendments and reports of Various Committees.
  2. Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in Andhra Pradesh
  3. Roles and responsibilities of Panchayat Secretary
  4. Rural Sociology: History and Evolution of schemes catering to upliftment of Rural Poor
  5. Flagship Rural Development schemes of Rural Development Department of Government of India and Andhra Pradesh
  6. Key Schemes of Panchayat Raj Department of A.P
  7. Rural Economy of Andhra Pradesh: Agriculture, Small scale Industries, Rural artisans
  8. Rural Credit Scenario of Andhra Pradesh: Role of Banks, co-operatives and Micro Finance
  9. Community Based Organizations and convergence of Welfare Schemes
  10. Women Empowerment and Economic development through Self Help Groups
  11. Revenue and Expenditure Management of Local Bodies
  12. Accounting and administering funds received under various schemes.

GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY

  1. Events of national and international importance.
  2. Current affairs- international, 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 emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
  5. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
  6. Economic development in India since independence with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
  7. Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
  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, median, mode, variance and coefficient of variation) and Interpretation
  12. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and Legal implications/problems.

(Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh)

  1. Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in India including Constitutional amendments and reports of Various Committees.
  2. Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in Andhra Pradesh
  3. Roles and responsibilities of Panchayat Secretary
  4. Rural Sociology: History and Evolution of schemes catering to upliftment of Rural Poor
  5. Flagship Rural Development schemes of Rural Development Department of Government of India and Andhra Pradesh
  6. Key Schemes of Panchayat Raj Department of A.P
  7. Rural Economy of Andhra Pradesh: Agriculture, Small scale Industries, Rural artisans
  8. Rural Credit Scenario of Andhra Pradesh: Role of Banks, co-operatives and Micro Finance
  9. Community Based Organizations and convergence of Welfare Schemes
  10. Women Empowerment and Economic development through Self Help Groups
  11. Revenue and Expenditure Management of Local Bodies
  12. Accounting and administering funds received under various schemes.

Exam Pattern for APPSC Group 3 2018

SCREENING TEST (OBJECTIVE TYPE):
S.No WRITTEN EXAMINATION (Objective Type) No. of Questions Duration (Minutes) Maximum Marks
1 Part-A
General Studies & Mental Ability
75 75 150
2 Part-B
Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh
75 75
NEGATIVE MARKS: As per G.O.Ms. No.235, Finance (HR-I, Plg & Policy) Dept., Dt.06/12/2016, for each wrong answer will be penalized with1/3rdofthe marks prescribed for the question.
MAIN EXAMINATION:
S.No WRITTEN EXAMINATION (Objective Type) No. of Questions Duration (Minutes) Maximum Marks
1 Paper-1
General Studies & Mental Ability
150 150 150
2 Paper-2
Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh
150 150 150
3 Total     300

NEGATIVE MARKS:

As per G.O.Ms. No.235, Finance (HR-I, Plg & Policy) Dept., Dt.06/12/2016, for each wrong answer will be penalized with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

APPSC Group 3 Notification 2018-2019 Must have passed the Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, State Act or a Provincial Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission.

Age

No person shall be eligible for direct recruitment if he/she is less than 18 years of age and if he/she is more than 42 years of age as on 01/12/2018.

*As per G.O.Ms.No.396 General Administration (Ser. A) Dept., Dt.05/11/2016 the upper age limit raised up to 8 years i.e. from 34 to 42 years

HOW TO APPLY:

A) HOW TO UPLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM:

(i) The Applicants have to read the User manual for On-Line submission of application and then proceed further. User manual is available at www.psc.ap.gov.in or http://appscapplications17.apspsc.gov.in

I STEP: The Candidate after satisfying himself/ herself about the eligibility criteria for the notification shall pay fee through corresponding notification Online Payment Form.

• At the payment Gateway the candidate has to give his/her Basic Personal Details such as Name of the candidate, Date of Birth, Gender, whether the candidate belongs to Andhra Pradesh State, community, Mobile Number etc. Candidate should enter his/her particulars i.e. Name, Father Name, Mother Name & Date of Birth as per his/her Secondary Education Board Class X Certificate. On receipt of fee at Payment Gateway, the candidate will be issued a “Journal Number” with which he / she can proceed with submission of Application online. Issue of Journal Number does not mean that the candidate has completed the submission of application online. It is only a confirmation of the fee received.

II STEP: After payment of Fee the Applicant should visit Online Application Form Submission link and enter the Journal Number, Date of payment and Date of Birth to get and fill the format of Application and should submit ON-LINE.

III STEP: The applicant shall affix a recent Colour Passport Size Photograph on a White Paper and then sign below the photograph with Black Pen,. Scan the above Photo and Signature and Upload in the appropriate space provided (JPG Format) in Application For

IV STEP: The applicants have to invariably fill all the relevant columns in the Application and should submit ON-LINE.

APPSC Group 3 Exam Fee:

Applicant must pay Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty Only) towards application processing fee and Rs 80/- (Rupees Eighty only) towards Examination Fee.

However, the following categories of candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee of Rs.80/- only.

• SC, ST, BC, PH & Ex-Service Men.

• Families having Household Supply White Card issued by Civil Supplies Department, A.P. Government. (Residents of Andhra Pradesh)

• Un-employed youth in the age group of 18 to 42* years as per G.O.Ms.No.439, G.A.(Ser.A) Dept., dated: 18/10/1996 should submit declaration at an appropriate time to the Commission.

• Applicants belonging to the categories mentioned above (except Physically Handicapped Persons & Ex-Service Men) hailing from other States are not entitled for exemption from payment of fee and not entitled for claiming any kind of reservation.

MODE OF PAYMENT:

i) The Fee mentioned in the above paragraph is to be paid through Payment Gateway or Net Banking/ Credit card /Debit Card. The list of Banks providing service for the purpose of online remittance of Fee will available on the website.

ii) The fee once remitted shall not be refunded or adjusted under any circumstances. Failure to pay the examination fee and application fee (in non – exempt case) will entail total rejection of application.

Important point to remember :

  • All the candidates are requested to submit their application with correct data.
  • Hand written/ Typed/ Photostat copies/ outside printed Application Form will not be Accepted and liable for rejection
  • Applicants willing to serve anywhere in Andhra Pradesh should alone apply.
  • Before Uploading/Submission Application Form, the Candidates should carefully ensure
  • his/her eligibility for this examination.