APPSC Panchayat Secretary Syllabus 2018-19

appsc panchayat secretary syllabus

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Syllabus 2018-19:

APPSC (Andra Pradesh Public Service Commission) has been conducting examination for the Panchayat Secretary or Group -3 posts. APPSC Panchayat Secretary selection will be made by two stages. 1. Screening tests 2. main examination. Screening Test will be objective type question. Questions will be degree standard. Screening Test has 150 questions,each question carry 1 mark. Total marks in screening test 150 marks. Main examination has two papers, each paper has 150 questions. Each question carry 1 mark. Total marks in main examination 300 marks.

APPSC Panchyat Secretary Syllabus:

SCREENING TEST :

PART – A :

GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY (75 Questions ):

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

PART – B :

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

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.

SYLLABUS FOR MAINS EXIMANITION TO THE POST OF PANCHAYAT SECRETARY (GRADE – IV) IN A.P. :

PAPER – I :

GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY ( 150 Questions )



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-1 :

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

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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