APPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020: Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission going to conduct a written examination in February 2020. Applicants who are applied for the 169 vacancies can start the preparations with APPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020.

Candidates will have to know the exam pattern and syllabus for APPSC Group 1 exam. Before starting preparation have a look once again to know the Topic wise APPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020.

APPSC will conduct Group 1 exam to recruit various posts in various departments. It is a higher-level job and has a lot of responsibilities to handle operations set by the Govt. Candidates should have more knowledge to grab this Group 1 job. 

Thousand of candidates will apply for a limited number of APPSC Group 1 vacancies. Candidates can apply for APPSC Group 1 posts such as District Fire officers, Deputy Collectors, District Fire Officers e.t.c.

Candidates can grab this golden opportunity by cracking APPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020 as set by the commission.

We have given the APPSC Group 1 syllabus in Telugu and English. Candidates can download the APPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020 pdf from the given links below. APPSC Syllabus for group 1 exam plays an essential role in preparation.

Candidates have to prepare very well for having a position in Andhra Pradesh PSC. Also, the candidates can download the exam pattern for APPSC Group 1 exam.

APPSC declared the new syllabus and exam pattern for the group 1 exam. We have attached the APPSC Group 1 PDF Syllabus and also updated exam pattern for prelims and mains exam on this page.

Candidates can directly know the syllabus and exam pattern from this article or download APPSC Group 1 Syllabus in the form of PDF in English & Telugu medium.

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Pattern For Paper-I

Candidates who are going to write APPSC Group 1 exam will have to attend a preliminary exam that is going to be conducted in two papers.

PAPER-I: This paper consists of 4 parts. Each Part carries 30 marks and the exam duration is 30 minutes. The total Paper-I exam will be conducted for 120 marks in a duration of 120 minutes.

Subjects No of Questions Duration of the Exam Maximum Marks
Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy
and Planning
30 30 minutes 30 marks
Geography 30 30 minutes 30 marks
Constitution polity, Social Justice and
International relations
30 30 minutes 30 marks
History & Culture 30 30 minutes 30 marks

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Pattern For Paper-II

  • The Paper 2 Prelims exam paper is conducted for 120 marks. Candidates will be given a time duration of 120 minutes to answer the APPSC Group 1 Paper-II Prelims exam.

Note: Both Paper I & Paper II of APPSC Group 1 Prelims exam is conducted in objective type. Total APPSC Group 1 Prelims exam going to be conducted for 240 marks.

Subjects No.of Questions Exam Duration Maximum Marks
General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological
60 60 minutes 60 marks
(i) Science and Technologies. 30 30 minutes 30 marks
(ii) Current events of Regional, National
and International importance
30 30 minutes 30 marks
Total 120 120

APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Pattern 

  • Mains Exam will be conducted in different sessions on different dates.
  • Mains Exam is conducted in Descriptive type.
  • APPSC Conducts mains exam in 5 papers.
  • Applicants can answer the questions either in Telugu or English medium.
  • Each paper consists of 150 questions and each paper will be given 180 minutes to answer the questions.
  • A total of 825 marks is allotted for APPSC Group 1 mains exam.
Paper in Telugu Nature of Qualifying 180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper in English Nature of Qualifying 180 minutes 150 Marks
Paper – I
General Essay – on contemporary themes and
issues of regional, national and international
----- 180 minutes 150 Marks
History and Cultural and Geography of India
and Andhra Pradesh
----- 180 minutes 150 Marks
Polity, constitution, Governance, Law and
---- 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

APPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020 for Prelims Exam

APPSC Group 1 Prelims Syllabus has two papers 

  • Paper-I: This paper will have questions from General Studies
  • Paper-II: This paper consists of Questions from General Aptitude

Both the papers are conducted in objective type. Each paper will be conducted for 120 marks and 120 questions in the duration of 120 minutes. We have given the APPSC Group 1 prelims exam pattern in the tabular form below.

APPSC General Studies Syllabus 2020

1.Culture & History

2.Polity, Constitutional, International Relations & Social Justice.

3.Planning and the Economy of AP & India.

  • Indian Economy Basic Characteristics
  • National Income
  • Agriculture of India.
  • Financial Institutions
  • Characteristics/AP Economy Basic Features.


  • Physical
  • General Geography
  • Economic
  • Social

APPSC Group 1 General Aptitude Syllabus

  • General Mental and Psychological Abilities
  • Technology and Science
  • Current Events of national, regional & International Importance.

APPSC Group 1 Syllabus for Mains Exam

This exam will be conducted in descriptive type. We have given topic-wise & subject wise syllabus for APPSC Group 1 mains exam below in the tabular form.

APPSC Group 1 ENGLISH Syllabus 2020

Translation. English Grammar Reading Comprehension
Previs Writing Formal Speech Writing on Visual Information
Report Writing Press Release/Appeal Letter Writing
Essay - -

APPSC Group 1 Telugu Syllabus 2020

The grammar of Telugu Dialogue writing or dialogue skills Report writing
Debate writing Application writing Translation
Letter writing To Prepare the statements for Publicity media. Formal Speech.
Comprehension Precise Writing Elaborate the though of Poetic or Verse
Essay - -

APPSC Group 1 Paper I – General Essay Syllabus For Mains Exam

Contents Cultural & Historical Aspects Issues related to civic awareness
Reflective topics. Socio – Political Issues, Economical issues, environmental issues.
Current Affairs
Evaluation/Marketing Observing established rules and format for essay writing Grammatical correctness of expression
The originality of thought and expression -
Areas of Testing Ability to compose a well-argued piece of writing Awareness of the subject chosen
Ability to express coherently and sequentially -

APPSC Group 1 Mains Paper-II Syllabus 2020

Governance and Public Administration  Public Service, Ethics, and Knowledge of Law
Indian Polity and Constitution. -

APPSC Group 1 Syllabus for Mains Paper III

History and Culture of Andhra Pradesh Geography – India and Andhra Pradesh
History and Culture of India. -

APPSC Syllabus for Group1 Mains Paper IV

Agriculture Development in AP Inclusive Growth Major Challenges of Indian Economy
Infrastructure in India Infrastructure Development in Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Development.
Industrial Development and Policy Govt Budgeting in AP Government Budgeting
Resource Mobilization in AP Resource Mobilization in the Indian Economy Industrial Policy of AP Govt

APPSC Paper-V Syllabus for Group1 Mains 2020

Development Vs. Nature / Environment. Indian’s energy Needs, Efficiency & Resources. Integration of Science, better human life through tech & innovation
Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Indian Space Programme (ISRO, DRDO). Nature, Scope, and Applications of Bio-Tech & NanoTech in India.
Human diseases-microbial infections. Issues related to Intellectual Property Rights in the field of Science and Tech. Promotion of Science in AP and India Etc.
Environmental pollution and Solid waste management. - -