APPSC Panchayat Secretary Recruitment 2019: Syllabus, Exam Date

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APPSC (Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission) is now acknowledging recruitment application for the post of Panchayat Secretary (Group-3, Grade-4). For further details of the recruitment process and requirements or eligibility for the vacancy posted by APPSC (Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission) please read the full article. For more Govt. exam news and jobs news subscribe to EasyShiksha by hitting the bell icon below or you can download our App for more great and free content.

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APPSC Panchayat Secretary Recruitment 2019

Vacancy, Eligibility Criteria, Fee

PSC AP Vacancy Details

 Post Name

 No of Vacancy

 Pay Scale

Panchayat Secretary (Grade-IV)

1051

16400 – 49870/-

Eligibility Criteria for PSC AP Recruitment

 Educational Qualification

 Age Limit (As on 01.07.2018)

Degree form a recognized University.

18 to 42 years

Application Fee

Application Processing fee (All Candidates)

250/-

Pay Examination fee through Net Banking/ Credit card / Debit Card.

Examination Fee (Gen/OBC Only)

120/-

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Exam Pattern 2019

Screening Test:

WRITTEN EXAMINATION (Objective Type) No. of Questions Duration (Minutes) Maximum Marks
Part-A: General Studies & Mental Ability 75 75 150
Part-B : Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh  

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NEGATIVE      MARKSAs per G.O.Ms. No.235, Finance (HR-I, Plg & Policy) Dept., Dt.06/12/2016, for each wrong answer will be penalized with1/3rdofthe marks prescribed for the question.

Main Examination:

WRITTEN EXAMINATION (Objective Types) No. of Questions Duration (Minutes) Maximum Marks
Paper-1 : General Studies & Mental Ability 150 150 150
Paper-2 : Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh 150 150 150
Total 300
NEGATIVE MARKS: As per G.O.Ms. No.235, Finance (HR-I, Plg & Policy) Dept., Dt.06/12/2016, for each wrong answer will be penalized with1/3rdofthe marks prescribed for the question.

APPSC Panchayat Secretary Syllabus 2018

Screening Test Syllabus

  1. Current affairs- international, national and regional.

  2. Basics of General Science and their relevance to the day to day life. Current developments in science, technology and information technology

  3. History of Modern India with emphasis upon Indian national movement.

  4. Economic development in India since independence.

  5. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.

  6. over view of Indian Constitution.

  7. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and legal implications/problems.

  8. Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in India including Constitutional amendments and reports of Various Committees.

  9. Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in Andhra Pradesh

  10. Key Schemes of Panchayat Raj Department of A.P

  11. Rural Economy of Andhra Pradesh: Agriculture, Small scale Industries Rural artisans.

  12. Rural Credit Scenario of Andhra Pradesh: Role of Banks, co-operatives and Micro Finance.

  13. Women Empowerment and Economic development through Self Help Groups.

Paper -I General Studies And Mental Ability

  1. Events of national and international importance.

  2. Current affairs- inter national, national and regional.

  3. Basics of General Science and their relevance to the day to day life. Current developments in science, technology and information technology

  4. History of Modern India with emphasis upon Indian national movement.

  5. Economic development in India since independence.

  6. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.

  7. Basic things about Disaster management (CBSE-VIII & IX Standard).

  8. Geography of India with focus on A.P

  9. over view of Indian Constitution.

  10. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection.

Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and legal implications/problems, including

  1. Loss of capital city, challenges in building new capital and it’s financial implications.

  2. Division and rebuilding of common Institutions.

  3. Division of employees, their relocation and nativity issues.

  4. Effect of bifurcation on commerce and entrepreneurs.

  5. Implications to financial resources of state government.

  6. Task of post-bifurcation infrastructure development and opportunities for investments.

  7. Socioeconomic, cultural and demographic impact of bifurcation.

  8. Impact of bifurcation on river water sharing and consequential issues.

  9. AP REORGANISATION ACT, 2014 on AP and the arbitrariness of certain provisions

Paper – II

(Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh)

  • Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in India including Constitutional amendments and reports of Various Committees.

  • Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in Andhra Pradesh

  • Roles and responsibilities of Panchayat Secretary

  • Rural Sociology: History and Evolution of schemes catering to upliftment of Rural Poor

  • Flagship Rural Development schemes of Rural Development Department of Government of India and Andhra Pradesh

  • Key Schemes of Panchayat Raj Department of A.P

  • Rural Economy of Andhra Pradesh: Agriculture, Small scale Industries, Rural artisans

  • Rural Credit Scenario of Andhra Pradesh: Role of Banks, cooperatives and Micro Finance

  • Community Based Organizations and convergence of Welfare Schemes

  • Women Empowerment and Economic development through Self Help Groups

  • Revenue and Expenditure Management of Local Bodies

  • Accounting and administering funds received under various schemes.

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