APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2020 - Prelims, Mains & Interview
APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2020 and Syllabus - Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) releases the exam pattern and syllabus of APPSC Group 1 2020. Candidates can check the list of topics, sections, allocation of marks and question papers details in APPSC Group 1 exam pattern 2020 and syllabus.
It is advised to cover the complete APPSC Group 1 syllabus 2020 for better exam preparation. The APPSC Group 1 exam is conducted in three stages – prelims, mains and interview. The screening test of APPSC Group 1 will be held for 240 marks and it comprises only objective multiple-choice questions. As per APPSC Group 1 mains exam pattern there will be 7 papers but out of them, Telugu and English language papers will be of qualifying nature.
APPSC Group 1 Exam 2020 dates and details to be released soon. Check the detailed APPSC Group 1 exam pattern and syllabus 2020 to qualify the exam with good marks.
What is the APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2020?
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission prescribes the exam pattern for both screening test and mains exam separately in the official notification. The APPSC Group 2 exam pattern provides the number of papers, topics & sub-topics, marking scheme etc. Aspirants can check the APPSC Group (1) 2020 exam pattern for all stages of the exam given below.
What is the APPSC Group 1 Screening Test Exam Pattern 2020?
The prelims exam is a screening test and it is of qualifying nature only. The commission asks only objective type questions in APPSC Group 1 screening test exam. The total duration of the exam will be 4 hours, two hours each for two papers.
APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam Pattern 2020
Duration of exam
Number of questions
2 hours or 120 minutes
2 hours or 120 minutes
What is the APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2020 - Mains and Interview?
Applicants should note that the APPSC Group 1 Mains exam will consist of seven descriptive papers of which the first two papers of Telugu and English language and they are qualifying in nature. Hence the marks allotted for the APPSC group 1 paper of Telugu and English will not be calculated. The mains exam will be conducted for a total of 750 marks. Applicants will be given 180 minutes or 3 hours to complete each paper.
APPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Pattern
Telugu (Qualifying Paper)
English (Qualifying Paper)
After checking the exam pattern, you can check the syllabus for both the stages of the exam given below.
APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern 2020 – Interview
The APPSC Group 1 interview will be conducted on the same day after the completion of the mains exam. The commission will conduct interviews for a total of 75 marks. The merit list of the candidates will be prepared for taking into account the mains exam and interview. Collectively the final merit list will be prepared out of 825 marks.
What is APPSC Group 1 Syllabus 2020?
Along with APPSC Group 1 exam pattern 2020, candidates should be aware of the complete syllabus. Below topics contain APPSC Group 1 2020 syllabus to qualify the exam.
APPSC Group 1 Prelims Syllabus
Now let’s see the paper wise syllabus of different subjects of prelims paper given below. First will check for History subject followed by Indian Polity, Geography and at last Indian Economy and the economy of Andhra Pradesh.
APPSC Group 1 Prelims Syllabus- Paper-wise
General Science and its applications
Contemporary developments in Science & Technology and Information Technology.
International, National and Regional
National and International
World, National and Andhra Pradesh
History of India
public policy formulation and implementation
Economic development in India
Role of planning
India’s economic problems
Poverty and unemployment,
Irrigation and water,
Inflation and balance of payments, growth with stability, growth with
India’s Economic reforms –
trade and social sector
Financial market instabilities
FDI flows etc.
prevention and mitigation strategies
Application of remote sensing
GIS in the assessment of Disaster.
Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative
Loss of capital city, challenges and it’s financial implications.
Division & rebuilding of common Institutions.
Employees, their relocation and nativity issues.
Commerce & Entrepreneurs.
Implications to financial resources
Opportunities for investments.
socioeconomic, cultural and demographic impact
Impact on river water sharing and consequential issues.
i). AP REORGANISATION ACT, 2014 on AP and the arbitrariness of certain provisions.
Now we will check the mains syllabus of APPSC for different papers.
APPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus 2020
Below section contains topics for English and Essay to prepare for the main exam. English language paper will contain descriptive questions. They must refer to the APPSC group 1 mains books to cover the syllabus. Candidates check below for the list of topics prescribed by APPSC for General English paper.
APPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus for English
Reading Comprehension Passage
Descriptive Passage Literary Passage
Recognition of Parts of Speech
Verb forms – Usage of Tenses
Identifying and Interchange of Sentences (Simple, Complex, and Compound) (Active and Passive voice)
Use of Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
Correction of Sentences
Use the given Idioms and Phrases in your own Sentences
One Word Substitutes – Recognition and Usage
Synonyms – Recognition and Usage
Antonyms – Recognition and Usage
Words often confused Expansion of Proverb /Sayings
Write a Paragraph using the given Words/Phrases
Summarizing /Precis Writing
Essay Writing on Topics of Social relevance
Description of a given Picture/Symbols
Letter Writing (Informal & Formal)
Non-Verbal Communication (Body Language)
APPSC Group 1 Mains Syllabus for General Essay
Applicants should write three essays and it is mandatory to be one from each section. Each section contains three topics. Each Essay is of 50 marks.
Crisis management, Social, Economic and Health Problems, Analysis and solutions, Conflict Resolution, Decision Making, Ecological Intelligence.
Current events of National and International importance.
Current events relating to the State of Andhra Pradesh
APPSC Group 1 Cut off / Qualifying Marks
To qualify the exam with good marks applicants have to secure the cut off marks. You can check the below-given table of APPSC Group 1 cut off marks of previous year exam.
APPSC Group 1 Previous Year Cut Off
APPSC Group 1 Cutoff marks
Candidates can check complete APPSC Mains Syllabus PDF - Download Here
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - APPSC Group 1 Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2020 - Prelims, Mains & Interview
Question: What is the difference between APPSC Group 1 prelims and mains exam pattern?
The preliminary exam will be objective while mains will be subjective.
Question: What are the marks for the APPSC Group 1 prelims exam?
The preliminary exam will be of 240 marks for two papers.
Question: Where can I download the syllabus of APPSC Group 1 exam 2020?
Applicants can download the detailed syllabus either form the above given link or from the official website.
Question: What is the maximum marks for APPSC Group I for the interview stage?
The interview will be conducted for a total of 75 marks.
Question: Is Telugu language compulsory for APPSC Group I syllabus?
Yes, as per official syllabus there will be two papers of Telugu and english language and they are of qualifying nature.
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Questions related to APPSC Group 1
appsc group1 main exam cutoff marks . please tell me how to prepare for appsc group1
for appsc group 1 exam which was conducted on november 2019 cutoff mark was 90. for mains exam dates are released they will be commenced on February 4, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14 & 16, 2020. u can check the below link for knowing how to prepare for mains exam:
will u give me information about APPSC group 1 exam?its papers and cut off marks for general category, when will be exam conducted ?
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Stage 1: Prelims (Objective Type)
Two Papers – 120 minutes each;
General Studies – 120 inquiries, 120 imprints
General Aptitude – 120 inquiries, 120 imprints
Stage 2: Mains (Descriptive Type)
Seven Papers – 150 imprints and 180 minutes each;
Telugu – Qualifying
English – Qualifying
Paper I – Merit Ranking
Paper II – Merit Ranking
Paper III – Merit Ranking
Paper IV – Merit Ranking
Paper V – Merit Ranking
Stage 3: Interview
Paper 1 – General Studies (Degree Standard)
Paper 2 – General Aptitude (Degree Standard)
History and Culture
Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations
Indian and Andhra Pradesh Economy and Planning
General Mental and Psychological Abilities
Science and Technology
Recent developments of Regional, National and International significance
Prospectus of Merit Ranking Papers
Paper 1 – General Essay (Degree Standard)
Three Essays of around 800 words each
Paper 2 – History, Culture and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh (Degree Standard)
History and Culture of India
History and Culture of Andhra Pradesh
Geology: Andhra Pradesh
Paper 3 – Polity, Constitution, Governance, Law and Ethics (Degree Standard)
Indian Polity and Constitution
Open Administration and Governance
Morals in Public Service and Knowledge of Law (Civil, Criminal, Labor, Cyber, Tax Laws)
Paper 4 – Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh (Degree Standard)
Significant Challenges of Indian Economy
Asset Mobilization in Indian Economy
Asset Mobilization in Andhra Pradesh
Government Budgeting in Andhra Pradesh
Farming Development in Andhra Pradesh
Modern Development and Policy
Modern Policy of the AP Government
Foundation in India
Foundation Development in Andhra Pradesh
Paper 5 – Science and Technology (Degree Standard)
Improvement v/s Nature
Space, vitality and so forth.