APPSC Panchayat Secretary Exam Syllabus & Model paper PDF

APPSC recently uploaded its group III service exam notification for the post of Panchayat Secretary (Grade – IV) to fill 1055 vacancies all over the A.P States. Look back to previous article to apply the APPSC Group 3 application explained.

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Screen Test exam Pattern

The Screening Test to be held on 23/04/2017 FN in the form of Offline Mode (OMR based answer sheet).
There are 150 no. of questions with the duration of 150 minutes to solve for 150 marks
Notice: Negative marks for wrong answers ie penalized with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.
Screening Test Syllabus
1. Current affairs- international, national and regional.
2. Basics of General Science and their relevance to the day to day life.
Current developments in science, technology and information technology
3. History of Modern India with emphasis upon Indian national movement.
4. Economic development in India since independence.
5. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.
6. over view of Indian Constitution.
7. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and legal implications/problems.
8 Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in India including Constitutional amendments and
reports of Various Committees.
9. Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in Andhra Pradesh
10. Key Schemes of Panchayat Raj Department of A.P
11. Rural Economy of Andhra Pradesh: Agriculture, Small scale Industries Rural artisans.
12. Rural Credit Scenario of Andhra Pradesh: Role of Banks, co-operatives and Micro finance.
13. Women Empowerment and Economic development through Self Help Groups.

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Main Exam Pattern

The main examination in On-Line mode for candidates selected in screening test will be held through computer based test on 16/07/2017 FN&AN.
Main exam consist of two papers ie  section, Paper -1 has 150 questions 150 marks and 150 minutes and syllabus from General Studies and Mental Ability, Paper -2 pattern same as the paper -1 and syllabus from Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh
Notice: Negative marks for wrong answers ie penalized with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.

MAIN EXAM SYLLABUS:
FOR THE POST OF PANCHAYAT SECRETARY (GRADE - IV) IN A.P. PANCHAYAT RAJ SUBORDINATE SERVICE
PAPER -I
GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY
150 Questions - 150 Marks
1. Events of national and international importance.
2. Current affairs- international, national and regional.
3. Basics of General Science and their relevance to the day to day life.
Current developments in science, technology and information technology
4. History of Modern India with emphasis upon Indian national movement.
5. Economic development in India since independence.
6. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.
7. Basic things about Disaster management (CBSE-VIII & IX Standard).
8. Geography of India with focus on A.P
9. overview of Indian Constitution.
10. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection.
11. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and legal implications/problems, including
a). Loss of capital city, challenges in building new capital and it’s financial implications.
b). Division and rebuilding of common Institutions.
c). Division of employees, their relocation and nativity issues.
d). Effect of bifurcation on commerce and entrepreneurs.
e). Implications to financial resources of state government.
f). Task of post-bifurcation infrastructure development and opportunities for investments.
g) Socioeconomic, cultural and demographic impact of bifurcation.
h) Impact of bifurcation on river water sharing and consequential issues.
i). AP REORGANISATION ACT, 2014 on AP and the arbitrariness of certain provisions.
PAPER – II
150 Questions 150 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.

Download The complete syllabus package PDF file and Model Exam, previous year(Telugu, English) APPSC group exam paper pdf file uploaded for your reference.

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