APPSC Group - II Mains

Sunday, April 14, 2024

 Subject : APPSC Group 2 Section wise subject wise Syllabus 2024 . 

The APPSC is going to conduct the Mains Examination 2024 on July 28th, 2024. Most of the Aspirants have a Golden Chance the the Examination is conducted around 90 thousand candidates Including ME. 

The Examination is conducted with two papers each of 150 Marks. 


PAPER –I (150M) : 



1. Pre - Historic Cultures - The Satavahanas, The Ikshvakus: Socio - Economic and Religious

Conditions, Literature, Art and Architecture - The Vishnukundins, The Eastern Chalukyas of Vengi,

Andhra Cholas: Society, Religion, Telugu Language, Art and Architecture.

2. Various Major and minor dynasties that ruled Andhradesa between11th and 16th centuries

A.D. - Socio - Religious and Economic Conditions, Growth of Telugu Language and Literature, Art

and Architecture in Andhradesa between 11th to 16th centuries A.D.

3. Advent of Europeans - Trade centers - Andhra under the Company - 1857 Revolt and its

Impact on Andhra - Establishment of British Rule - Socio - Cultural Awakening, Justice Party/Self

Respect Movement - Growth of Nationalist Movement in Andhra between 1885 to 1947 – Role of

Socialists - Communists - Anti-Zamindari and Kisan Movements - Growth of Nationalist Poetry,

Revolutionary Literature, Nataka Samasthalu and Women Participation.

4. Origin and Growth of Andhra Movement - Role of Andhra Mahasabhas - Prominent Leaders

- Events leading to the formation of Andhra State 1953 - Role of Press and News Papers in the

Andhra Movement - Role of Library Movement and Folk and Tribal Culture.

5. Events leading to the Formation of Andhra Pradesh State - Visalandhra Mahasabha - States

Reorganization Commission and its Recommendations - Gentlemen Agreement - Important Social

and Cultural Events between 1956 to 2014.



1. Nature of Indian Constitution - Constitutional Development - Salient features of Indian

Constitution - Preamble - Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy and their

relationship - Fundamental Duties - Amendment of the Constitution- Basic Structure of the


2. Structure and Functions of Indian Government - Legislative, Executive and Judiciary - Types

of Legislatures: Unicameral, Bicameral - Executive - Parliamentary - Judiciary - Judicial review -

Judicial Activism.

3. Distribution of Legislative and Executive Powers between the Union and the States;

Legislative, Administrative and Financial Relations between the Union and the States - Powers and

Functions of Constitutional Bodies - Human Rights Commission - RTI - Lokpal and Lok Ayukta.

4. Center-State Relations - Need for Reforms - Rajmannar Committee, Sarkaria Commission,

M.M.Punchchi Commission - Unitary and Federal features of Indian Constitution - Indian Political

Parties - Party System in India - Recognition of National and State Parties - Elections and Electoral

Reforms - Anti-Defection Law.

5. Centralization Vs Decentralization - Community Development Programme - Balwant Rai

Mehta, Ashok Mehta Committees - 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment Acts and their


PAPER –II (150M) : 



1. Structure of Indian Economy, Economic Planning and Policy:

National Income of India: Concept and Measurement of National Income - Occupational Pattern

and Sectoral Distribution of Income in India – Economic Growth and Economic Development -

Strategy of Planning in India - New Economic Reforms 1991 – Decentralization of Financial

Resources – NITI Aayog.

2. Money, Banking, Public Finance and Foreign Trade:

Functions and Measures of Money Supply – Reserve Bank of India(RBI): Functions, Monetary Policy

and Control of Credit – Indian Banking: Structure, Development and Reforms – Inflation: Causes

and Remedies – India’s Fiscal Policy: Fiscal Imbalance, Deficit Finance and Fiscal Responsibility –

Indian Tax Structure - Goods and Services Tax (GST) – Recent Indian Budget – India’s Balance of

Payments (BOP) – FDI.

3. Agricultural Sector, Industrial Sector and Services in Indian Economy:

Indian Agriculture: Cropping Pattern, Agricultural Production and Productivity – Agricultural

Finance and Marketing in India: Issues and Initiatives – Agricultural Pricing and Policy in India: MSP,

Procurement, Issue Price and Distribution – Industrial Development in India: Patterns and Problems –

New Industrial Policy, 1991 – Disinvestment – Ease ofDoing Business – Industrial Sickness: Causes,

Consequences and Remedial Measures – Services Sector: Growth and Contribution of Services

Sector in India – Role of IT and ITES Industry in Development.

4. Structure of Andhra Pradesh Economy and Public Finance:

Structure and Growth of AP Economy: Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) and Sectoral

Contribution, AP Per Capita Income (PCI) – AP State Revenue: Tax and Non-Tax Revenue – AP State

Expenditure, Debts and Interest Payments – Central Assistance – Projects of External Assistance -

Recent AP Budget.

5. Agriculture and Allied Sector, Industrial Sector and Services Sector of Andhra Pradesh:

Production Trends of Agriculture and Allied Sectors – Cropping Pattern –Rural Credit Cooperatives –

Agricultural Marketing – Strategies, Schemes and Programmes related to Agricultural Sector and

Allied Sectors in Andhra Pradesh Including Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Forests –

Growth and Structure of Industries – Recent AP Industrial Development Policy - Single Window

Mechanism – Industrial Incentives – MSMEs – Industrial Corridors – Structure and Growth of Services

Sector – Information Technology, Electronics and Communications in Andhra Pradesh – Recent AP

IT Policy.



1. Technology Missions, Policies and Applications:

National S&T Policy: Recent Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, and National Strategies

and Missions, Emerging Technology Frontiers – Space Technology: Launch Vehicles of India,

Recent Indian Satellite Launches and its applications, Indian Space Science Missions – Defence

Technology: Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO): Structure, Vision and

Mission, Technologies Developed by the DRDO, Integrated Guided Missile Development

Programme (IGMDP) – Information and Communication Technology (ICT): National Policy on

Information Technology – Digital India Mission: Initiatives and Impact – E-Governance Programmes

and Services – Cyber Security concerns – National Cyber Security Policy – Nuclear Technology:

Indian NuclearReactors and Nuclear Power Plants – Applications of Radioisotopes –India’s Nuclear


2. Energy Management:

Policy and Projections: Installed Energy Capacities and Demand in India - National Energy Policy -

National Policy on Biofuels - Bharat Stage Norms - Non-Renewable and Renewable Energy:

Sources and Installed Capacities in India – New Initiatives and Recent Programmes, Schemes and

Achievements in India’s Renewable Energy Sector.

3. Ecosystem and Biodiversity:

Ecology and Ecosystem: Basic concepts of Ecology, Ecosystem: Components and Types –

Biodiversity: Meaning, Components, Biodiversity Hotspots, Loss of Biodiversity and Conservation of

Biodiversity: Methods, Recent Plans, Targets, Convention and Protocols - Wildlife Conservation:

CITES and Endangered Species with reference to India – Biosphere Reserves – Indian Wildlife

Conservation efforts, projects, acts and initiatives in recent times.

4. Waste Management and Pollution Control:

Solid Waste: Solid Wastes and their Classification – Methods of Disposaland Management of Solid

Wastes in India – Environmental Pollution: Types of Environmental Pollution – Sources and Impacts –

Pollution Control, Regulation and Alternatives: Recent projects, acts and initiatives to reduce

Environmental Pollution in India – Impact of Transgenics on Environment and their Regulation – EcoFriendly Technologies in Agriculture – Bioremediation: Types and Scope in India.

5. Environment and Health:

Environment Challenges: Global Warming, Climate Change, Acid Rain, Ozone Layer Depletion,

Ocean Acidification – Environmental Initiatives: Recent International Initiatives, Protocols,

Conventions to tackle Climate Change with special reference to India’s Participation and Role –

Sustainable Development: Meaning, Nature, Scope, Components and Goals of Sustainable

Development – Health Issues: Recent Trends in Disease Burden and Epidemic and Pandemic

Challenges in India - Preparedness and Response: Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes in India –

Recent Public Health Initiatives and Programmes.


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