The Study Material is grouped into various categories like India, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Miscellaneous topics for the benefit of Telugu students preparing for groups and other competitive exams in both the states.
How to prepare for APPSC Group -2 and how to clear Group -2 exam?? A detailed strategy and study plan is discussed in this app.
There are two stages in the Group -2 examinations, Screening test, and Main test.
Screening Test Syllabus and Pattern:
Group -2 Screening test is of qualifying nature only. Marks obtained in this exam are not counted for final selection to the Group -2 services. Only those who qualify this screening test are allowed to take the Mains test. One must try to score more than 100 marks to clear the Screening Test.
Mains Test Syllabus and Pattern:
There are three papers in the APPSC Group -2 Mains exam. Each paper carries 150 marks. Thus, there is a total of 450 marks in the exam. One must try to get more than 330 marks in the Main exam to be on the safe side.
Practicing Previous Years Question Papers is important in the preparation process, as some questions may directly come from them.
We have also posted important material required for APPSC Group -2 for Telugu medium and English medium candidates respectively.
You can refer to the following books for preparation. These are sufficient to get contextual and basic understanding of all subjects of the exam.
1.GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY
2.SOCIAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF ANDHRA PRADESH & INDIAN CONSTITUTION
3.PLANNING AND ECONOMY
Paper-I GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY
Paper-II SOCIAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF ANDHRA PRADESH
Paper-III PLANNING AND ECONOMY
Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh, Various Major and Minor dynasties that ruled Andhradesa between 11th and 16th centuries A.D. Socio, Advent of Europeans, Origin and growth of Andhra Movement, Events Leading to the Formation of Andhra Pradesh State, Nature of the Indian Constitution, Structure and functions of Indian Government,Distribution of Legislative and Executive Powers between the Union and the States,center-state relations- Need for Reforms- Rajmannar Committee,Amendment Process to the Constitution,Indian Political Parties,Indian Economy and present status,Indian Economic Policies,Resources and Development, Money, Banking and Public Finance,National Income,Economic Policies of Andhra Pradesh,Agriculture and Industrial Growth of Andhra Pradesh,Resource Development of Andhra Pradesh