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All About APPSC Group 3

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission(APPSC) is the state government-owned organization that monitors various recruitment processes for the affiliated sectors. It releases various job notifications and hires suitable aspirants for various designations based on their merit. APPSC announces the official notifications for Group 1, Group 2, and Group 3 posts annually.

Andhra Pradesh PSC has released Panchayat Secretary Grade IV(Group 3) Recruitment Notification 2018-19 for 1051 Vacancies. The application process started from 27th December 2018. Being competitive in nature, these exams demand acquiring certain set of skills which cannot be achieved by just traditional methodology of studying. In this scenario, APPSC Group 3 Mains in Telugu plays a significant role. APPSC Online Mock Test Group 3 are specifically designed to resemble actual exam pattern and follows the exact syllabus too.

Eligibility for APPSC Group 3

  • Nationality: A Candidate must be an Indian Citizen.
  • Candidate's age limit is between 18 to 42 years with certain relaxations for other sectors.
  • Educational Qualification: A Bachelor's Degree from any recognized University in India established or incorporated by or under Central Act, Provincial Act, State Act or an Institution recognized by the U.G.C. or an equivalent qualification.

APPSC Group 3 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

APPSC Group 3 Exam Conducts in Two Stages:

  1. Written Examination(Objective Type) The exam carries 150 marks with 150 questions.
  2. Document Verification: Candidates have to produce attested photo copies of required certificates and original documents and other particulars at the time of verification.

The syllabus consists of:

Part A - General Studies & Mental ability

  1. Events of national and international importance.
  2. Current affairs- international, national and regional.
  3. General Science and applications to day to day life and Contemporary development in Science & Technology and Information Technology.
  4. Socioeconomic and political history of modern India with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
  5. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
  6. Economic development in India since independence with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
  7. Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
  8. Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention and mitigation strategies, application of remote sensing and GIS in the assessment of disaster.
  9. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection.
  10. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.
  11. Data Analysis

Part B - Rural Development and Problems in Rural Areas with special reference to Andhra Pradesh

  1. Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in India including Constitutional Amendments and reports of Various Committees.
  2. Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in Andhra Pradesh.
  3. Roles and responsibilities of Panchayat Secretary.
  4. Rural Sociology: History and Evolution of schemes catering to upliftment poor sin rural area.
  5. Flagship Rural Development schemes of Rural Development Department of Government of India and Andhra Pradesh.
  6. Key Schemes of Panchayat Raj Department of A.P.
  7. Rural Economy of Andhra Pradesh: Agriculture, Small scale Industries, Rural artisans.
  8. Rural Credit Scenario of Andhra Pradesh: Role of Banks, Co-operatives and Microfinance.
  9. Community Based Organizations and convergence of Welfare Schemes.
  10. Women Empowerment and Economic development through Self Help Groups.
  11. Revenue and Expenditure Management of Local Bodies.
  12. Accounting and administering funds received under various schemes.