Download APPSC Group 3 Syllabus 2018-19 PDF {Panchayat Secretary}

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Download APPSC Group 3 syllabus 2018-19 Pdf (Panchayat Secretary ). The pdf comprises both AP Panchayat Secretary Screening Test And Main Exam Syllabus(Paper 1 & Paper 2). AP Group 3 Screening Test is conducted for 150 marks on various topics like General Studies, Mental Ability, and Rural Development. AP Group 3 Mains comprises two papers one is paper 1 (General Studies) and another is paper 2 (Rural Development) each for 150 marks. We do provide Study MaterialsPrevious papers, and Telugu Current Affairs for APPSC Group 3 Exams.

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Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission has released AP Panchayat Secretary notification 2018-19. Eligible Candidates can go through the notification and vacancy details.

APPSC Group 3 Panchayat Secretary syllabus

APPSC Group 3 Examination Scheme and Syllabus:

Written Examination No.Of Questions Duration Maximum Marks
PART-A: General Studies & Mental Ability 75 75 Minutes 150 Marks
Part-B: Rural Development and Problems in
Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra
Pradesh
75 75 Minutes
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.

Panchayat Secretary Main Exam Pattern:

Written Examination No.Of Questions Duration Maximum Marks
PART-A: General Studies & Mental Ability 150 150 300
Part-B: Rural Development and Problems in
Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra
Pradesh
150 150
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.




APPSC Group 3 Syllabus 2019 {Panchayat Secretary}

    APPSC Group 3 Screening Test Syllabus 2019

PART – A: GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY(75 Questions 75 Marks)

  1. Events of national and international importance.
  2. Current affairs- international, national and regional.
  3. General Science and its applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments in Science & Technology and Information Technology.
  4. The 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. The 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 the coefficient of variation) and Interpretation.
  12. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and it’s Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and Legal implications/problems.

PART – B: Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh (75 Questions 75 Marks)

  1. Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in India including Constitutional amendments and reports of Various Committees.
  2. Evolution of the 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.




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APPSC Group 3 Mains Syllabus 2019

PAPER – I: General Studies(150 Questions 150 Marks)

  1. Events of national and international importance.
  2. Current affairs- international, national and regional.
  3. General Science and its applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments in Science & Technology and Information Technology.
  4. A 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 it’s Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and Legal implications/problems.

PAPER-II: Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh(150 Questions 150 Marks)

  1. Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in India including Constitutional amendments and reports of Various Committees.
  2. Evolution of the Panchayat Raj system in Andhra Pradesh.
  3. Roles and responsibilities of Panchayat Secretary.
  4. Rural Sociology: History and Evolution of schemes catering to the 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

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