APPSC Group I Service Exam Pattern, Syllabus

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APPSC Exam Syllabus for Group-I Service Exam 2012

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) had recently issued a recruitment notification for various posts under Group-I Service 2011 against the notification no. 18/2011, dated 28th Nov, 2011. So, those candidates who have applied for any one of Group-I Service post and preparing for the written test may go through the exam syllabus of Group-I Service 2011.

APPSC Group-I Service Exam 2012

Screening Test: Candidates who have applied for any one of the post of Group-I Service will be called for Screening Test which will be of 150 Marks consisting of 150 multiple choice questions Based on General Studies and Mental Ability. For which time duration of 2 ½ hours has been stipulated.

Written Examination: This Test will be Conventional Type comprised of General English, Paper-I (General Essay), Paper-II, III, IV, & V. Each Paper will be of 3 Hours and carries 150 Marks. Candidates may see the above given details in table format which has be made below

APPSC Group-I Service Exam Syllabus 2012 (Screening Test)

Test PapersQuestionsMarksDuration
General Studies and Mental Ability150 (Objective Type)150 Marks2 ½ Hours

APPSC Group-I Service Exam Syllabus 2012 (Conventional Type)

General English3 Hours150
Paper-I General Essay3 Hours150
Paper-II: – History & Cultural heritage of India, Social History of AP, General Overview of Indian Constitution3 Hours150
Paper-III: – Indian Economy, Planning in India, Land Reforms & Social Changes in AP, Present Economy of AP3 Hours150
Paper-IV: – Role of Impact of Science and Technology, GA with Modern Trends in Life Sciences, Development & Environmental Problems3 Hours150
Paper-V: – Data appreciation & Interpretation, Drawing own Conclusion from data presented, Problem Solving3 Hours150

Interview: Candidates who qualify in the above test will be called for Interview (Oral Test) which will be of 75 Marks


• The Screening Test (Objective Types) will be taken only for short listing the number of candidates.

• Candidates, except General English, may answer in Telugu / English / Urdu chosen by the candidates at the time of online application

• Candidate will have to obtain only qualifying marks in General English and questions of this test will be of SSC Level. Qualifying Marks in this test is 30% for SC / ST / PH, 35% for B.Cs, and 40% for O.Cs Candidates.

• Subject wise detailed Exam syllabus for Group-I Service Exam 2012 is available in the detailed advertisement

APPSC Group-I Service Detailed Advertisement

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