APPSC Group 2 SCREENING TEST General Studies and Mental ability Online Mock Test

APPSC Group 2 SCREENING TEST General Studies and Mental ability Online Mock Test

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SYLLABUS FOR SCREENING AND MAIN EXAMINATION
FOR THE RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF GROUP – II SERVICES.
SYLLABUS FOR SCREENING TEST
GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY (150M)

INDIAN HISTORY (30M)

Ancient History: Salient features of Indus Valley Civilization and Vedic age – Emergence of Buddhism and Jainism – Mauryan Empire and Gupta Empire: Their administration, Socio-Economic and Religious Conditions, Art and Architecture, Literature – Harshavardhana and his Achievements.

Medieval History: The Chola Administrative System – Delhi Sultanate and The Mughal Empire:Their Administration, Socio-Economic and Religious Conditions, Art and Architecture, Language and Literature – Bhakti and Sufi Movements – Shivaji and the rise of Maratha Empire – Advent of Europeans.

Modern History: 1857 Revolt and its Impact – Rise and Consolidation of British Power in India – Changes in Administration, Social and Cultural Spheres – Social and Religious Reform Movements in the 19th and 20th Century – Indian National Movement: it’s various stages and important contributors and contributions from different parts of the country – Post Independence Consolidation and Reorganization within the country.

GEOGRAPHY (30M)

General and Physical Geography: The Earth in our Solar System – Interior of the Earth – Major Landforms and their features – Climate: Structure and Composition of Atmosphere – Ocean Water: Tides, Waves, Currents – India and Andhra Pradesh: Major Physiographic features, Climate, Drainage System, Soils and Vegetation – Natural Hazards and Disasters and their Management.
Economic Geography of India and AP: Natural resources and their distribution – Agriculture and Agro based Activities – Distribution of Major Industries and Major Industrial Regions. Transport, Communication, Tourism and Trade.

Human Geography of India and AP: Human Development – Demographics – Urbanization and Migration – Racial, Tribal, Religious and Linguistic groups.

INDIAN SOCIETY (30M)

Structure of Indian Society: Family, Marriage, Kinship, Caste, Tribe, Ethnicity, Religion and Women

Social Issues: Casteism, Communalism and Regionalisation, Crime against Women, Child Abuse and Child Labour, Youth Unrest and Agitation

Welfare Mechanism: Public Policies and Welfare Programmes, Constitutional and Statutory Provisions for Schedule Castes, Schedule Tribes, Minorities, BCs, Women, Disabled and Children.

CURRENT AFFAIRS (30M)

Major Current Events and Issues pertaining to
– International,
– National and
– State of Andhra Pradesh

MENTAL ABILITY (30M)

Logical Reasoning (Deductive, Inductive, Abductive): Statement and Assumptions, Statement and Argument, Statement and Conclusion, Statement and Courses of Action.

Mental Ability: Number Series, Letter Series, Odd Man out, Coding – Decoding, Problems relating to Relations, Shapes and their Sub Sections.

Basic Numeracy: Number System, Order of Magnitude, Averages, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Time and Work and Time and Distance. Data Analysis (Tables, bar diagram, Line graph, Pie-chart).

 

Time: 2.30 Hrs
Total Marks: 150
No negative marks.

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