APPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2020: Candidates who are applied for APPSC Group 2 Notification can download APPSC Group 2 Syllabus pdf from here on this page. Applicants can also know the exam pattern and the new syllabus for the APPSC Group 2 exam. APPSC syllabus will help the students for preparing the exam by knowing the topics that are mentioned in the pdf.

  • According to APPSC Group 2 notification, there are 3 stages involved in the selection process i.e preliminary exam, mains exam and computer efficiency test.
  • Candidates should work hard to crack all the patterns of the APPSC Group 2 exam.
  • Applicants have to cover all the topics that are mentioned in the APPSC Group 2 Syllabus and has to go through subject wise and topic wise for successful preparation.

APPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2020 PDF & Important Dates

Name of the Commission Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)
Name of the Posts Group II Services (Non Executive & Executive)
Total No of Vacancies 450 (Expected)
Name of the Category  Syllabus
official website
Application Processing Date January 2020
APPSC Group 2 2020 Exam Date will be updated later

APPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2020

APPSC will recruit candidates for various posts through Group 2 notification. After the declaration of notification, applicants should apply online for the prescribed vacancies in the notification. Competition for the exam depends upon the number of vacancies. From this year, the Govt of ap has decided to launch the APPSC Calendar every year for all the group exams.

To have good preparation download APPSC Group 2 Syllabus subject wise & topic wise from the given links below. To get detailed information on the syllabus for APPSC Group 2 exam, download the syllabus in PDF from the links mentioned here on this page. Remember that APPSC Group 2 exam will be conducted in offline mode.

APPSC Group 2 Prelims Exam Pattern

Subject Total Exam Duration Total Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Planning & Economy 50 MINUTES 50 50
Mental Ability & General Studies 50 MINUTES 50 50
Social & Cultural History of AP & Constitution of India 50 MINUTES 50 50
  • APPSC Group 2 Prelims Exam Contain three sections.
  • Each section contains the questions from different subjects
  • The Preliminary Exam going to be conducted for 150 marks.
  • The Total Prelims Exam Question Paper going to be conducted in a time duration of 150 minutes

APPSC Group 2 Mains Exam Pattern

Subject Total Questions Duration of the Paper Total Marks
Paper-III Planning in India & Indian Economy Problems & Developments in Rural Society with Special REF to AP 150 150 150
Paper-II 1.Social History of Andhra Pradesh 2.General Overview of the Indian Constitution 150 150 150
Paper-I Mental Ability & General Studies 150 150 150
Total 450
  • The written examination for the mains exam will be conducted in objective type.
  • The mains exam contains three papers
  • Each paper has 150 marks and each paper contains questions from different subjects.
  • APPSC Group 2 mains question paper will be conducted for a total of 450 marks.

Note: The Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam has negative marks and 0.33 i.e 1/3rd marks will be removed from the total marks.

APPSC Group 2 Computer Efficiency Test

This one is the final test in the APPSC Group 2 selection process. Candidates who successfully passed the mains exam test will be tested in Computer Efficiency Test.

  • We have given APPSC Group 2 Syllabus & Exam Pattern topic wises the areas that are going to be tested.
  • This test will be conducted for 50 marks in a duration of 30 minutes.
  • Candidates will be tested from the topics Typing a letter, MS-Word, MS-Excel, PowerPoint, Data Bases e.t.c
Name of the Part Marks Name of the Question to be answered
PART A 15 Example: Typing a letter/passage/paragraph ( about 100-
150 words ) in MS-Word
PART B 10 Example: Preparation of a Table/Graph in MS-Excel
PART C 10 Example: Preparation of Power Point Presentations/Slides
(Two) on MS-Power Point.
PART D 10 Example: Creation and manipulation of databases.
PART E 05 Example: Displaying the content of E-mail (Inbox)
Total 50 marks  -

APPSC Group 2 Screening Test Syllabus 

Technology Society Science
Economics Sports Arts
Governance and Culture Fundamental duties Union and State Governments Labour Policies
Globalization Liberalizations Local Government
 Indian economy pre-Independence Medieval India Economy Industrial Policies, Economic, Development Plans of Independent India
State & Union Legislature International & National Politics Issues Tribal & Scheduled Area Administration and Legislative and Administration relations between state union GOVTS
Indian Economy Development Indian Constitution with emphasis on Federalism Fundamental Rights State & Union Govts
Judiciary Judicial Review State Policy Directive Principles
Privatization  - -

APPSC Group 2 Mental Ability & General Studies Prelims Syllabus

International & National Events Regional, National, International Current Affairs Indian & AP Geography Especially focus on AP
General Science Information Technology logical interpretation, Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development Governance & Indian polity Political, Cultural, Social, Legal Problems/Implications, Economic and AP Bifurcation and its Administrative
The economic-social & Political History of Modern India with emphases on Indian national movement. Interpretation Tabulation of data Visual representation of data Basic data analysis
Interpretation.  - -

APPSC Group 2 Prelims Syllabus - Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh

Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh
The Events Lead to the formation of AP State Andhra under the Company– 1857 Revolt and its impact on Andhra Advent of Europeans- Trade centers- Library Movement Role and Tribal & Folk Culture
Role of News Papers Press and in the Andhra Movement Caste System, Status of Women, Social Structure  The growth of Art, Literature, Painting and Architecture and Telugu Language
Religious conditions and Socio-Cultural in Andhradesa between 16th and 11th Centuries A.D Minor & Major Dynasties that ruled 16th and 11th Centuries A.D Cultural History & Social of AP
Indian Constitution
State Public Service Commission, Finance Commission & CAG, Functions & Powers of Constitutional Bodies-upsc Indian Constitution Nature Threats to Indian Unity-National Integration
Structure & Functions of Govt of India, Bicameral- Executive – Parliamentary, Types of Legislatures- Unicameral of Executive and Judiciary, Legislative Political Parties of India, Regional,, National, Multiparty, Bi-party, One-Party Systems, Demand for the new states, Sub-Regionalism and Regionalism Reservation for STs, SCs and Backward Classes
Provisions for Minorities, Tribes, and Scheduled Castes, Indian Welfare Mechanism Constitution Amendment Process Indian Constitution Federal Features and Unity, M.M. Punchchi Commission, Sarkaria Commission, Rajmannar Committee, Need for Reforms, Center-State relations
The relations between state & Union on Administrative, Legislative and Financial  - -

APPSC Group 2 Prelims Syllabus: Planning & Economy

Resource Development of Andhra Pradesh Industrial and Agriculture Growth of Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh Economic Policies
National Income Public Finance, Banking, and Money Development & Resources
Economic Policies Present Status of Indian Economy

APPSC Group 2 Mains Syllabus - Paper- I: General Studies and Mental Ability

legal implications/problems, Political, Cultural, Social, Economic Administrative of AP Bifurcation Data Analysis Analytical ability, logical interpretation & Logical Reasoning
Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development Disaster management Indian Geography with Focus on AP
Indian polity and governance political history & Social-economic of modern India Development of science day to day, Technology, Information Technology
Current affairs International and national events importance  -

APPSC Group 2 Mains Syllabus - Paper- II: Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh History & Social culture Trade Centres, Advent of Europeans Major and Minor Dynasties that ruled Andhra Desa between 11th and 16th Centuries AD
Growth of Andhra Movement and its origin Events occurred for the formation of Andhra Pradesh State, Cultural Events in between 1956 and 2014.  -
Indian Constitution
Indian Political Parties- National, Regional- One Party, Bi-Party, Multi-Party SystemsRegionalism and Sub-Regionalism– Constitution Amendment Process State-Centre Relations
Committee of Rajmannar, Federal features and Unitary of Indian Constitution Union and State Distribution of executive powers and legislative Indian Government Functions and Structure
Indian Constitution Nature  - -

APPSC Group 2 Mains Syllabus Paper-III : Planning in India and Indian Economy

Banking, Public Finance, and Money Resources and Development Andhra Pradesh Economic Policies
Economic Policies Resource Development of Andhra Pradesh National Income
Present Status of Indian Economy Industrial and Agricultural Growth of AP  -

APPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2020-Computer Efficiency Test

Save & Create a Document By Using Ms Word Creation of Table In MS WORD Merging of Mail in MS WORD
Document Print Checking the Spelling in Document Format the Text Document
Having Experience in Qwerty Board  - -
Worksheet Printing Format graphs in Excel Using Chart Wizard has to create data for the graphs
Inserting built-in functions into the cells Copying the formula over a range of cells Enter formulae for calculation in the cells
Freezing Titles, splitting the screen Changing the height and width of cells Copying format of the cell along with data format
Formatting cells Formatting the numbers in the cells. Formatting the text in the cells
Editing data of Worksheet Entering Data into Worksheet Create and save a new workbook in Excel
Slide show Set the sounds, order, and timing for animation Apply slide transition effects.
Set animation to text and pictures in a slide Insert new slides into the presentation Insert text and pictures into a blank slide.
Choose Auto Layout for a new slide Create and save a new presentation using MS Power
Point · layout of opening screen in Power Point · the toolbars in MS PowerPoint
Creation and manipulation of data
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E-commerce transactions Web content uploading. Ability to operate Numbers/pages / keynote
Send and receive E-mail. Create an E-mail account. Search the Web using Search Engines.
Browse the Net using Browser software (Internet
Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome etc.,).
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PSPCL Exam Dates


What is the total marks for APPSC Forest Range Officer Mains Exam 2019?

The APPSC Forest Range Officer Mains Exam is conducted for 600 marks. 

What is the Cut Off Marks for APPSC Group 2?

APPSC will be releasing the cut off marks on the Official Website along with the results.

How to check APPSC Group 2 Results 2019?

You can check the APPSC Group 2 Results from the official website. However, follow the detailed instructions given here to download the Result PDF.

Is there any negative marking in APPSC Group 2 Exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25marks for each wrong answer in APPSC Group 2 Mains Exam.

Is there any Interview for APPSC Group 2?

Yes, Candidates who get shortlisted after Mains exam will be eligible for Interview round. This is the last stage in the APPSC Group 2 Selection Process.

What is the total marks in APPSC Group 2 Mains Exam?

APPSC Group 2 Mains Exam is conducted for a total of 450 marks.