APPSC Group 1 Latest Syllabus 2021 (Download PDF)

APPSC Group 1 Latest Syllabus 2021: Here we have come up with the latest syllabus for Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) Group 1 Examination.


About APPSC Group 1 Exam:

The selection process of the Group 1 officers 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.
  • The 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:

SubjectNo. Of QuestionsMax. MarksTime Duration
General Studies & Mental Ability1501502h 30m
Total Marks 150 

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 PaperSubjectsMax. MarksDuration
 General English (10th Class Standard, Qualifying for Interview)  
  • Reading ComprehensionFunctional Grammar
  • Vocabulary Usage
  • Composition
1503 hrs
Paper-IGeneral Essay1503 hrs
Paper-IISection 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
1503 hrs
Paper-IIISection 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
1503 hrs
Paper-IVSection 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
1503 hrs
Paper VDate interpretation and problem-solving1503 hrs
Total Marks 750

Interview (Final Round):

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

Latest Syllabus for APPSC Group 1 Examination:

Here is the latest syllabus for APPSC Group 1 Exam

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