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APPSC Group 1 Posts - Modified Scheme of Examination G.O.Ms.No. 158 dated: 26.12.2018

G.O.Ms.No. 158 dates: 26.12.2018 Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission – Modified Scheme of examination to the posts falling under Group-I Services

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION(SER-A) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No. 158
Dated:26-12-2018
Read the following:

1
G.O.Ms.No.141, Finance (HR-I Plg. & Policy) Department,
dated 01-08-2016.
2
From the Secretary, APPSC, Letter No. 105/SS/2018,
dated 25.09.2018.
3
From the Secretary, APPSC, Letter No.105/SS/2018,
Dated 05-12-2018.

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ORDER:
          In the reference 1st read above, orders were issued prescribing the Scheme of examination for recruitment to the posts falling under Group-I(A) Services.
2.       In the reference 2nd read above, the APPSC has requested to modify the Scheme of examination and the syllabus to the Group-I Services as recommended by the Expert Committee. Accordingly, they have sought to modify the orders issued in the reference 1st read above.
3.    The Government, after careful examination of the matter, hereby, decide to modify the Scheme of examination and the Syllabus for recruitment to the posts falling under Group-I Services. Accordingly, in supersession to the orders issued earlier, the new scheme of examination and syllabus for posts falling under Group-I Services, is prescribed as appended to this order in Annexure-A & B.  
4.    The Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission shall take necessary action in the matter.
    (BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)

GOPAL KRISHNA DWIVEDI
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (SER.) (FAC)

  
               ANNEXURE — A
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS FALLING UNDER GROUP-I SERVICES
SCREEING TEST - WRITTEN EXAMINATION (OBJECTIVE TYPE)
Subject
No. of
Questions
Duration
Marks
Screening Test (Objective Type) Paper -I General Studies. This paper consists of 04 parts i.e., ABCD each part carries 30 marks
A.   History and Culture.
B.   Constitution, polity, Social Justice and International relations.
C.   Indian and Andhra Pradesh  
     Economy and Planning.
D.  Geography.
120 Questions
120 Minutes
120 Marks
Screening Test (Objective Type ) Paper-II General Aptitude
This paper consists  2 parts i.e., A and B each part carries 60 Marks (Part-A-60 Marks, Part-B (i)-30 Marks and B(ii)-30 Marks)
A.  General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities.
B.  (i)Science and Technologies
(ii)Current events of Regional, National and International importance



120 Questions



120 Minutes



120 Marks

N.B: NEGATIVE MARKS: As per G.O. Ms. No.235 Finance (HR-I, PIg & Policy) Dept., Dt.06/12/2016, for each wrong answer will be penalized with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.


ANNEXURE – B
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS FALLING UNDER GROUP-I SERVICES
MAINS - WRITTEN EXAMINATION (DESCRIPTIVE TYPE)
Paper in Telugu
Qualifying
Nature
180 minutes
150 Marks
Paper in English
Qualifying
Nature
180 minutes
 150 Marks
Paper - I
General Essay - on contemporary themes and issues of regional, national and international importance.
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180 minutes
150 Marks
Paper-II
History and Cultural and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh
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180 minutes
150 Marks
Paper -III
Polity, constitution, Governance, Law and Ethics
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180 minutes
150 Marks
Paper -IV
Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh.
-
180 minutes
150 Marks
Paper -V
Science, Technology and Environmental Issues
-
180 minutes
150 Marks
INTERVIEW


75 Marks
TOTAL MARKS
825 Marks


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