APPSC Group 2 Screening Test Syllabus G.O Ms.No.231

APPSC Group 2 Screening Test Syllabus

APPSC Group 2 Screening Test Syllabus: APPSC will be conducting Group 2 Screening Test besides 3 Papers examination. APPSC will also be conducting Main Exam Online. AP State Govt has issued G.O Ms.No.231 Dated 03.08.2016 regarding APPSC Group 2 Screening Test Syllabus and APPSC Group 2 Online Main Exam.

APPSC Group 2 Screening Test will be conducted for 150 marks. APPSC Screening Test Syllabus is given below. Group 2 Paper 1 will be conducted for 150 marks, Paper 2 will be conducted for 150 marks and Paper 3 will also be conducted for 150 marks.

APPSC Group II Screening Test Syllabus


a) Current Affairs – Issues of National and International importance in politics, Economics, Society, Science, Technology, Arts, Sports, Culture and Governance.

b) Constitution of India with emphasis on Federalism, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental duties, Union and State Governments, Judiciary, Judicial Review, Local Government, Directive Principles of State Policy, Union and State Legislature, Administration and Legislative relations between Union and State Governments, Scheduled and Tribal Area Administration.

c) Economic Development of India – Economy in Medieval India, pre Independence Indian economy, Development Plans and Economic and Industrial Policies of Independent India. Liberalizations, Privatization, Globalization, Labour Policies of Union and State Governments, role of Agriculture and Green Revolution in India. Economic disparities between regions and population categories.

G.O.Ms.No.231 Dated 03.08.2016

APPSC – Direct Recruitment – Group 2 Services – Revision of Scheme of Examination – Introducing Screening Test – Main examination through online – Revised – Orders – Issued

Read the following:
1. G.O.Ms. 623, G.A.(Ser.A) Dept., Dt:13.12.2012.
2. From the Prl. Secretary, APPSC, D.O. Letter No. 350/SS/2016, Dated 30.05.2016.

In the Government Order 1st read above, orders were issued revising scheme and syllabus of the examination for making direct recruitment to the posts under Group-I (A), Group-I (B), Group-II services, Gazetted and Non-Gazetted categories.

APPSC Group 2 Screening Test Syllabus group 2 Main Exam OnlineThe Prl. Secretary, APPSC in his D.O. Letter dated 30.05.2016 has informed that, the A.P. Public Service Commission has decided to introduce Screening Test in addition to the existing 3 papers so as to minimize large number of candidates for Group 2 Services examination. The Commission also proposed to conduct the main examination through online. Government, after careful examination of the entire matter have accepted the proposal of introducing Screening Test in addition to the existing 3 papers in Group 2 Services and also for conducting the main examination through online for Group 2 Services.

Government, accordingly, in partial modification of orders issued in G.O. 1st read above, revise the scheme of the examination and syllabus for screening test for Group 2 Services as detailed in this order. The Principal Secretary, APPSC shall implement the same in recruitment’s which are to be notified in future.

APPSC Group 2 Paper 1: General Studies: 150 Marks

APPSC Group 2 Paper 2: 150 Marks

  • Social History of Andhra Pradesh i.e., the history of various social and Cultural Movements in Andhra Pradesh
  • General overview of the Indian Constitution

APPSC Group 2  Paper 3: 150 Marks

Planning in India and Indian Economy Contemporary problems and Developments in Rural Society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh.


Download APPSC Group 2 Screening Test Syllabus and APPSC Group 2 Online Main Exam G.O Ms.No.231 Dated 03.08.2016 for detailed information. G.O Ms.No.231 Dated 03.08.2016 can be accessed from website. visit official website for APPSC Group 2 Screening Test Syllabus at

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