APPSC Group 1 Exam Latest Syllabus Download PDF

APPSC Group 1 Exam Latest Syllabus:

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About APPSC Group 1 Exam:

Group 1 Officers The selection process is carried out in 3 stages.

1.       Preliminary Exam (Objective)

2.       Mains Exam (Conventional Type)

3.       Interview


Let’s discuss each stage in detail:

Preliminary Examination (1st Stage):

  • The preliminary Exam contains only 1 paper of 150 questions and 150 marks.
  • Duration of the Exam is 150 minutes i.e., 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • All the questions are objective type.
  • Minimum qualifying marks will depend on the reservations as per the rules.

Structure of APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam:

Subject No. Of Questions Max. Marks Time Duration
General Studies & Mental Ability 150 150 2h 30m

Total Marks



Mains Examination (Middle Stage):

  • Qualified students in the Prelims Exam will write the mains exam
  • Mains Exam contains 5 papers (Paper I, Paper II, Paper III, Paper IV, Paper V)
  • General English paper marks are not counted in the final ranking.
  • All other papers except General English may be answered in their own language (Telugu, English or Urdu)
  • Minimum qualifying marks will depend on the reservations as per the rules.

Structure & Syllabus of APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam:

Type of Paper Subjects Max. Marks Duration
General English (10th Class Standard, Qualifying for Interview)

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Functional Grammar
  • Vocabulary Usage
  • Composition
150 3 hrs
Paper I General Essay 150 3 hrs
Paper II Section I: History & cultural heritage of India with emphasis on the 20th-century history of India

Section II: Social & Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh

Section III: An overview of the Indian Constitution

150 3 hrs
Paper III Section I: Planning in India and Indian Economy

Section II: Land reforms and social changes in AP after Independence

Section III: AP Economy, strengths and weaknesses

150 3 hrs
Paper IV Section I: Role of science and technology in the development of India

Section II: Biological resources, Human welfare, and modern trends in life sciences

Section III: Ecology, Natural resources, and environmental issues

150 3 hrs
Paper V Date interpretation and problem-solving 150 3 hrs

Total Marks



Interview (Final Stage):

The final stage of the selection process is an interview.

  • A candidate who qualified in both prelims and mains will be called for Interview
  • Interview carries 75 marks
  • Here the Interviewers tests the candidate’s attitude and decision making skills

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Latest Syllabus for APPSC Group 1 Examination:

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