Detailed APPSC Group-IV services Examination Syllabus

Title: Detailed APPSC Group-IV services Examination Syllabus

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Name of Organisation Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
Name of Posts Group-IV
Official Website
Recruitment Details Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Group-IV
Type of Test Objective Type
Test Mode Online (Computer Based Test – CBT)


Detailed APPSC Group-IV services Examination Exam Pattern

1. History, Economics, Civics and Geography.
2. Physical Science.
3. Natural Science.
4. Current Affairs.
5. Reasoning and Analytical Ability.
6. Basic things about disaster management (CBSE- VIII & IX Standard)
7. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
8. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
9. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic,Social, Cultural, Political, and legal implications/problems, Including
a). Loss of capital city, challenges in building new capital and it’s financial implications.
b). Division and rebuilding of common Institutions.
c). Division of employees, their relocation and nativity issues.
d). Effect of bifurcation on commerce and entrepreneurs.
e). Implications to financial resources of state government.
f).Task of post-bifurcation infrastructure development and opportunities for investments.
g). socioeconomic, cultural and demographic impact of bifurcation.
h). Impact of bifurcation on river water sharing and consequential issues.
i). AP REORGANISATION ACT, 2014 on AP and the arbitrariness of certain provisions.

Detailed APPSC Group-IV services Examination Syllabus


Economic Growth and Development – Indicators of Economic Development – Characteristic Features of Developing Countries like India. 

National Income – Concepts of National Income – GNP – NNP – Percapita Income – Disposable Income – Estimation of National Income – Trends in National Income – Structural Changes in Indian Economy – Sectoral Distribution of GDP.

Planning and Economic Reforms in India – Meaning of Planning – Objectives – India’s Five Year Plans –NITI AYOG – Twelth Five Year Plan – Eradication of Poverty and Reduction of unemployment Programmes.

Environment and Sustainable Development – Concepts of Environment – Linkages Between Environment and Economy – Environmental Pollutions – Types – Measures to Control Pollution – Sustainable Economic Development.

Economy of Andhra Pradesh – Economic History of Andhra Pradesh – Characteristic features – Demographic features – Occupational Distribution of workforce – Development of Agricultural Sector, Industry and Service Sectors – Welfare measures.


Introduction to living organisms. Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells. Structure, reproduction and uses of bacteria. Nature of viruses. Common diseases caused by bacteria and viruses. Plant kingdom, and Animal Kingdom – salient features of Algae, Fungi, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, invertebrates and vertebrates. Uses of plants in food, fibre and medicine. Crop plants. Uses of animals in food and medicine.


Matter, Mechanics. Sound, Heat, Optics, Electricity, Electro Magnetism and their applications in the day to day life. Chemical equation and reaction, Acids, Basis and Salts, Structure of Atom, Classification of Elements, Chemical bonding, Carbon it Compounds, Metallurgy. HISTORY History of Modern India with a focus on Indian National Movement. Important Cultural Events in Andhra Pradesh up to 1956 – Economic Challenges Faced by Andhra Pradesh post Bifurcation in 2014.



Mental Ability (Verbal and Nonverbal)

Logical Reasoning


Descriptive Passage

Logical Passage

Narrative Passage

a) Re-arrangement of sentences with a view to improving the structure of a passage.
b) Spelling, Punctuation, Proof-Reading, Editing Skills

Numerical and Arithmetical abilities.

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