APPSC Group 3 Panchayat Secretary syllabus 2018-19 Pdf

APPSC Group 3 Panchayat Secretary syllabus 2018-19 Pdf – AP Group 3 panchayat Secretary Screening Test And Main Exam Syllabus

APPSC Group 3 Panchayat Secretary syllabus 2018-19 Pdf – AP Group 3 panchayat Secretary Screening Test And Main Exam Syllabus




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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.

Syllabus for Screening Test To The post of Panchayat Secretary (Grade – IV) in A.P. Panchayat Raj Subordinate Service




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.

Syllabus for Screening Test To The post of Panchayat Secretary (Grade – IV) in A.P. Panchayat Raj Subordinate Service

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 its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural,
Political, and Legal implications/problems.

PART – B (75 Questions 75 Marks)(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.

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Syllabus for Mains Exam To The post of Panchayat Secretary (Grade – IV) in A.P. Panchayat Raj Subordinate Service




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 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.

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 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 Departmentof 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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