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APPSC 2022 Group 1: Syllabus, Prelims Syllabus, Mains Syllabus

Updated On - January 11 2022 by Srishti Pandey

APPSC 2022 Group 1 Syllabus- The updated syllabus for the Group 1 services general recruitment procedure has been announced by the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC). The details of the APPSC Group 1 syllabus can be found on the Commission's official website. The syllabus is available at, the official website. On the website, the APPSC syllabus for both Group 1 prelims and mains has been published in separate links.

APPSC 2022 Group 1 Syllabus for Prelims

There will be two objective-type papers in the APPSC Group I Prelims exam. The following is a full syllabus for the same:

APPSC Prelims Syllabus with marks
Paper 1: General Studies
  • History and Culture of Indians (30 marks)
  • Constitution of India, Social Justice, Politics, and International Relations (30 marks)
  • Indian, Economy, and State Planning (30 marks)
  • Indian Geography (30 marks)
Paper 2: General Ability (Aptitude)
  • Mental and Psychological Abilities in General (60 marks)
  • Technology and Science (30 marks)
  • Recent Regional, National, and International Events of Importance (30 marks)

Paper 1: General Studies

Section: History and Culture includes
  • The Indus Valley Civilization 
  • Modern Indian History
  • Indian ancient, mediaeval, and modern history.

All test takers must have a solid comprehension of the Indian Constitution and its primary duties.

In the Economy area, questions will be posed about India and specific state-related challenges.

Section: Constitution, Politics, Social Justice, and International Relations includes
  • Indian Constitution- Its features, establishment, etc.
  • Fundamental Rights and Obligations
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Changes, its importance, and Basic Structure
Section: Economy and Planning in India and Andhra Pradesh

This section covers all of the topics related to economic activities in the country and the state. Among the issues covered are:

  • The country's economy
  • Latest Budget
  • Surveys 
  • Macro and Micro Economics
  • Economic Strengths of the Andhra Pradesh
  • Economy Indian Banking System
  • State Budget Planning 
  • India Five Year Plans
Section: Geography

Candidates must develop their skills in the following areas in this section:

  • Geography
  • Why are India's physical characteristics important?
  • Geography of the World
  • The state's physical characteristics
  • Andhra Pradesh Demography
  • The country's demographics

Paper 2: General Aptitude

The General Aptitude question covers a large course, and applicants must be well-versed in the newest Science and Technological advances in the state, in addition to studying for maths and administrative abilities.

Section: General Mental Capacity, Administrative Capabilities, and Psychological Abilities

Candidates must be well-versed in the following topics:

  • Analytical and logical reasoning skills are required.
  • Coding-Decoding, Number Series
  • Relationship-Related Issues
  • Venn Diagram with Shapes and Subsections
  • Problems with clocks, calendars, and ages.
  • The number system and the order of Magnitude
  • Ratio, proportion, and variation
  • Mean, median, mode, and weighted mean are examples of central tendencies.
  • The Square and Its Origins
  • Profit and loss, basic and compound interest
  • Time and Work, Time and Distance, and Speed and Distance are all examples of time and distance relationships.
  • Area, Perimeter of various Geometrical Shapes, Volume, Surface Area, and so forth.
  • Cones, Cylinders, Cubes and Cuboids, and so on.
Section: Technology and Science
  • Technology of Information and Communication
  • Space and Defense Technology
  • Energy Consumption and Efficiency
  • Science of the Environment

APPSC 2022 Group I Syllabus for Mains

The Mains exam consists of two qualifying papers.

Qualifying Paper Syllabus for Mains
English: SSC Standard
  • Grammar
  • Essay Writing
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Press Release Writing
  • Presenting Visual Information
Telugu: SSC Standard
  • Comprehension
  • Letter Writing
  • Application Writing
  • Formal Way Speech
  • Essay elaborating it with Poetic verse
  • Preparing Statements

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