APPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2019 – Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) releases the syllabus of APPSC Group 4 along with the notification. APPSC Group 4 exam is conducted in the offline mode. APPSC Group 4 exam comprises two papers - 1 and 2. The standard of questions asked in APPSC Group 4 exam will be either class 10/12 level depending on the post candidates have applied for. As per the posts selected, candidates will need to appear for either SSC level exam or the exam that contains questions of Intermediate level. The subjects and topics required for APPSC Group 4 syllabus 2019 has been provided below for the convenience of candidates.

APPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2019

APPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2019

The exam will be held to recruit candidates for various posts of Group 4 services. APPSC Group 4 exam consist of two papers – Paper 1 and 2. The standard of questions asked in the exam will depend on the posts that has been opted by the candidate. The difficulty level of questions asked in the exam will similar to class 10 or 12.

APPSC Group 4 Syllabus 2019 - SSC Level

For candidates appearing for the SSC level exam, Paper 1 comprises topics from General Studies while Paper 2 will check secretarial abilities of the candidate. APPSC Group 4 syllabus for SSC level has been provided in the table below.

General Studies









Current Affairs

Paper 2 - Secretarial Abilities

Mental Ability (Verbal and non-verbal)

Logical Reasoning


Re-arrangement of sentences with a view to improving analysis of a passage

Numerical and Arithmetical abilities

APPSC Group 4 Syllabus – Intermediate Level

APPSC Group 4 for Intermediate level contains two papers. Paper 1 contain questions related to General Studies, Mental Ability and Language Ability while Paper 2 will comprise questions pertaining to concerned subject of candidates. The detailed syllabus of APPSC Group 4 Intermediate level are provided below.

Paper 1: General Studies, Mental Ability and Language Ability

Current Affairs of National importance


History and Geography of Andhra Pradesh


Mental Ability


Language Ability


Paper 2: (Concerned Subject)

Foundation of Education

Nature and Scope of Philosophical and Sociological Foundations of Education

Idealism; Naturalism; Pragmatism; Realism; Existentialism

Gandhi; Tagore; Aurobindo; Vivekananda; Jiddu Krishna Murthy

Socialization and Education; Social change and Education; Culture and Education

Modernization and Education; Equality of Educational opportunities;

Education of Weaker Sections

Educational Psychology

Introduction to Educational Psychology

Growth and Development


Individual difference and its assessment


Trends in Education

Universalization of Education

Wastage and stagnation in Education

Adult Education and Functional literacy

Non-Formal Education

School and Community Relationships

Medium of instruction

Family life and population Education

Moral Education

National and Emotional integration

International understanding

Education of the socially and culturally disadvantaged

Lifelong Education

Teacher Education

Vocational Education and Vocationalisation of Education

Common Entrance Examinations and Centralised admissions into the basic courses in Andhra Pradesh

Recommendations of various Education Commissions and Committees

APPSC Group 4 Exam Pattern 2019

Andhra Pradesh PSC will first conduct a screening test for 150 marks. The screening test is qualifying in nature. APPSC Group 4 Mains comprises two papers – 1 and 2. both papers will comprises 150 questions and the total marks allotted for each paper is 150. As per the marking scheme, candidates will be awarded 1 mark for every correct answer. Candidates can check the exam pattern of APPSC Group 4 below.


Name of paper

Number of Questions

Total marks


Paper 1

General Studies



2.5 hours

Paper 2

Secretarial Abilities



2.5 hours





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