About Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission 2019

The Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission will conduct the APPSCC 2019 preliminary exam in the last week of July tentatively. Subsequently, the main exam of APPSCC 2019 is expected to be be held in the last week of December. The APPSCCE application forms must be submitted on offline mode with a recent self attested coloured passport sized photograph (3.5 x 4.5 cm) before the last date which is most likely to be fixed in the third week of July 2019. The eligibility criteria of APPSCCE 2019 states that the candidates must have a Bachelors degree. The APPSCC preliminary exam 2019 will be 2 hours long, carrying 250 marks. The main exam of APPSCCE 2019 carries 200 marks out of which candidates must score at least 33% in each paper and 45% overall to qualify for the interview. In the APPSCCE preliminary exam 2019, one mark will be awarded for every correct answer whereas every incorrect response will deduct 1/4 mark. Candidates can expect the APPSCCE 2019 results to be announced by the first week of August.

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Conducting Body: Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission
Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission Preliminary Exam - Duration 2 Hours +1 More

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Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission 2019 Important Dates

Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (Session 2019)

Upcoming Dates and Events

24 Jan, 2020 - 17 Feb, 2020 (Tentative)

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Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission Preliminary Exam (Session 2019)

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09 Mar, 2020 (Tentative)

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Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of APPSCCE 2019 requires its candidates to be between the age of 21- 28 years as on the application closing date. However, relaxation of the upper age limit is provided to APST/ APSC, AP govt. servant and ex-servicemen by the Commission, candidates disabled during their service in defence, etc. Candidates must also possess a Bachelors degree from a recognized university. Candidates whose results are awaiting can also apply on provisional basis. Their candidature will be cancelled if they fail to provide proof of passing the qualifying examination on or before the date of interview.

Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline

Mode of Payment : Other

Candidates can get the APPSCCE application form 2019 with syllabus from the Commission's office, Itanagar; Office of all Deputy Commissioners, Arunachal Pradesh; Principal Resident Commissioner, Arunachal Bhawan, New Delhi; and Deputy Resident Commissioner, Shillong, Kolkata and Guwahati, Government of Arunachal Pradesh. It must be noted that the APPSCCE 2019 application form will be available on working days from 10 AM to 4 PM till the application closing date. No documents other than a recent passport sized photograph is required for the application process. The completed application form of APPSCCE 2019 must reach the Secretary, Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission, Itanagar- 791111 on or before the closing date and time (4 PM). No duplicate, xerox or typed out forms will be accepted.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 300
ST Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 250

Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission 2019 Syllabus

Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission Preliminary Exam Syllabus

General studies
General science
Indian polity
Indian national movement
General mental ability
World Geography
Organic manures and Bio-fertilizers, Inorganic fertilizers, integrated nutrient management.
Principles of Plant physiology with reference to plant nutrition, absorption, translocation and metabolism of nutrients.
Diagnosis of nutrient deficiencies and their amelioration, photosynthesis and respiration, growth and development, auxins and hormones in plant growth.
Cell and Cell organelles
Cell division, reproductive cycle, principles of genetics, geneinteraction, sex determination, linkage and recombination, mutation, extra chromosomal inheritance, polyploidy
Origin and domestication of crop plants
Genetic resources- conservation and utilization
Floral Biology in relation to selfing and crossing
Genetic basis of plant breeding, pureline selection, mass selection, male sterility and incompatibility and their use in plant breeding
Pedigree back cross method of selection
Heterosis and its exploitation
Development of hybrids composites and synthetics
Important varieties, hybrids, composites and synthetics of major crops
Seeds and seed production techniques
Important fruit and vegetable crops of India, method of propagation-sexual and asexual
Package and practices and their scientific basis
Crop rotation, intercropping companion crops, role of fruits and vegetables in human nutrition, post-harvest handling and processing of fruits and vegetables
Landscaping and Ornamental horticulture, Commercial floriculture, Medicinal and Aromatic plants
Serious pests and diseases affecting major crops
Principles of control of crop pests and diseases, integrated management
Proper use and maintenance of plant protection equipment
Principles of economics as applied to agriculture
Farm planning and optimal resource use efficiency and maximising Income and Employment
Farm systems and their Spatial distribution, their significant roles in Regional Economics Development
Animal husbandry and veterinary science
Animal husbandry
Genetics and breeding
Animal production
Veterinary science
Principles of immunization and vaccination
Poison used for killing animals-Euthanasia
Dairy science
Origin of life
Biological evolution
Cell biology
Tissue system
Plant diversity
Plant systematics
Plant growth and development
Methods of Reproduction and Seed Biology
Plant pathology
Plant and environment
Botany- a human concern
Atomic number, electronic configuration of elements, aufbau principle, humd’s multiplicity rule, pauli’s exclusion principle, long from of the periodic classification of elements, salient characteristics of ‘s’, ‘p’, ‘d’ and ‘f’ block elements
Atomic and ionic radii, Ionization, Potential, Electron affinity and Electronegativity their variation with the position of element in the Periodic table
Natural and Artificial, Radioactivity
Theory of Nuclear disintegration
Disintegration and Displacement laws
Radioactive series nuclear binding energy, Nuclear reaction, Fission and Fusion, Radioactive Isotopes and their uses
Electronic theory of valency elementary ideas about sigma and pi-bound, Hybridization and directional nature of covalent bonds
Shapes of simple molecules, bound order and bond length
Oxidation state and oxidation number, common redox reaction ionic equations
Bronsted and Lewis theories of Acids and Bases
Chemistry of common elements and their compounds, treated from the point of view of Periodic Classification
Principles of extraction of metals, as illustrated by sodium, copper, aluminium, iron and nickel
Werner’s theories of coordination compounds and types of isomerism in 6 and 4 coordinate complexes
Rule of coordination compounds in nature, common metallurgical and analytical operations
Structures of diborane, aluminium chloride ferrocene, alkyl mechanism, halides, discholodiamine platinum and xenon chloride
Common ion effect, solubility products and their applications in qualitative inorganic Analysis
Electron displacements-inductive, mesomeric and hyperon- negative effects- effect of structure on dissociation constants of acids bases
Bond formation and bond fission of covalent bonds-reaction intermediates –carbocations, carbonions, free radicals and carbons –nucleophiles and electrophiles
Alkanes, alkanes and alkynes-petroleum as a source of organic compounds-simple derivative of aliphatic compound halides, alcohol, aldehydes, ketones, acids, esters, acid chlorides, amides anhydrides, ethers, amines and nitro compounds
Monohydroxy ketonic and amino acids-grignard reagents-active methylene group-malonic and acetoacetic esters and their synthetic uses unsaturated acids
Stereochemistry element of symmetry, chirality, optical isomerism and lactic and tartaric acids, D.L Notation, R.S. Notation of compounds containing chloral centres,
concept of conformation Tischer,Sawhorse and Newman projections of Butane-2.3 diol geometrical isomerism of maleic and fumaric acids, e and z notation of geometrical isomers
Carbohydrates: classification and general reactions structures of glucose, fructose and sucrose, general idea on the chemistry of starch and cellulose
Benzene and common monofunctional benzenoid compounds, concept of aromaticity as applied to benzene naplithalence and pyrrole-orientation influence in aromatic substitution chemistry and uses of diazonium salts
Elementary idea of the chemistry of oils fat, proteins and vitamins their role in nutrition and industry
Basic principles underlying spectral techniques (uv- visible. Ir raman and nmr)
Kinetic theory of gases and gas laws, Maxwell’s law of distribution of velocities.
Vander waals equation law of corresponding states, specific heat of gases, ration cp/cv, thermodynamics, the first law of thermodynamics, isothermal and adiabatic expansions, enthalpy
Heat capacities and therma-chemistry, heats of reaction, calculation and bond energies kirchoffs’ equation, criteria for spontaneous changes, second law of thermodynamics, entropy free energy, criteria for chemical equilibrium
Chemical equilibria
Chemical kinetics
Electro chemistry
Reversible cells
Phase role
Civil engineering
Engineering mechanics
Kinematic and dynamics
Strength of materials
Deflection of beams
Rigid frames
Soil mechanics
Foundation engineering
Fluid mechanics
Laminar and turbulent
Compressible flow
Open channel flow
Accounting and auditing
Business organisation
Company law
Economics part-I
Micro economics
Macro economics
Money, banking and public finance
International economics
Growth and development
Economic statistics
Main features, geographic size-endowment of natural resources, population, size, composition quality and growth trend-occupational distribution-effects of British rule with reference to drain theory and laissez faire policy
Economics part-II
Major problems, their dimensions, nature and board causes, mass poverty-unemployment and its types-economic effects of population pressure-inequality and types thereof-low productivity and low per capita income
Rural-urban disparities foreign trade and payments imbalances, balance of payments and external debt-inflation, and parallel economy and its effects-fiscal deficits
Growth in income and employment since independence-rate, pattern, sectoral trends distribution change-regional disparities
Economic planning in Indian: major controversies on planning in Indian-alternative strategies goals and achievements, shortfalls of different plans-planning and the market
Board fiscal, monetary, industrial trade and agricultural policies-objectives, rationale, constraints and effects
Electrical engineering
Electrical circuit
E-m theory
Control systems
Measurement and instrumentation
Oscillators and waveform generators, multivibrators digital electronic
Communication engineering
Electrical machines
A-c generators
Synchronous motors
Power transformers
Power electronic
Power systems
Geography general principles - Physical Geography
Geography general principles - Human Geography
Geography general principles - Economic Geography
Geography general principles -Cartography
Geography general principles - Development of geographical thought
Geography of the world - World landforms, climates soils and vegetation
Geography of the world - Natural regions of the world
Geography of the world - World population, distribution and growth, races of mankind and international migrations, cultural realms of the world
Geography of the world - World agriculture, fishing and forestry minerals and energy resources, world industries
Geography of the world - Regional study of : africa, south-east asia, s.W. Asia, anglo-america, u.S.S.R. And china
Geography of Indian - Physiography, climate soil and vegetation
Geography of Indian - Irrigation and agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Geography of Indian - Minerals and energy resources
Geography of Indian - Industries and industrial development
Geography of Indian - Population and settlements
Geology part-i - Physical Geology
Geology part-i - Geomorphology
Geology part-i - Structural and field Geology
Geology part-ii - Crystallography
Geology part-ii - Mineralogy
Geology part-ii - Economic Geology
Geology part-iii - Igneous petrology
Geology part-iii -Sedimentary petrology
Geology part-iii -Metamorphic petrology
Geology part-iv - Paleontology
Geology part-iv - Stratigraphy
Indian history
Foundation of Indian culture and civilisation
Religious movements
The Maurya empire
Trade & commerce in the pre gupta and gupta period
Agrarian structure in the post-gupta period
Changes in the social structure of ancient Indian
Political and social condition, 800-1200- the cholas
The Delhi sultanate. Administration agrarian conditions
The provincial dynasties vijaynagar empire society and administration
The indo-islamic culture religious movements 15th and 16th centuries
The mughal empire (1526-1707) mughal polity : agrarian relations : art, architecture and culture under the mughals
Beginning of european commerce
The maratha kingdom and confederacy
The decline of the mughal empire: the autonomous state with special reference to bengal, mysore and punjab
The east Indian company and the bengal nawabs
British economic impact in Indian
The revolt of 1857 and other popular movements against British rule in the 19th century
Social and cultural awakening the lower caste, trade union and peasant movement
The freedom struggle
Constitutional law of Indian
International law
Criminal law
Law and contract
Vector spaces and matrice
Geometry and vectors
Ordinary differential equations
Elements of computer programming
Mechanical engineering
Theory of machines
Mechanics of solids
Manufacturing science
Manufacturing management
Refrigeration and air conditioning
Fluid mechanics
Problems of philosophy
Waves and oscillation
Thermal physics
Electricity and magnetism
Modern physics
Political Sciene Theory
The state –sovereignty : theories of sovereignty
Theories of the origin of the state (social/contract historical-evolutionary and marxist)
Theories of the functions of the state (liberal welfare and socialist)
Concepts-rights, property, liberty, equality, justice
Democracy-electoral process, theories of representation
Public opinion, freedom of speech, the role of the press, parties and pressure groups
Political theories-liberalism : early socialism, marxian socialism : facism
Theories of development and under-development, liberal and marxist
Political Sciene Government
Government : constitution and constitutional government : parliamentary and presidential government : federal and unitary government, state local government, cabinet government, bureaucracy
Indian: colonialism and nationalism in Indian, the national liberation movement and constitutional development
The Indian constitution, fundamental rights, directive principles of state policy, legislature : executive, judiciary, including judicial review, the rule of law
Federalism, including centre-state relations, parliamentary system in Indian
Indian federation compared and contrasted with federalism in the usa, canada, australia, nigeria and federal republic of germany and the ussr
Scope and methods
Physiological basis
Development of behaviour
Cognitive process (I)
Cognitive processes (ii)
Cognitive process (iii)
Cognitive processes (vi)
Coping behaviour
Applications of psychology in industry
Public administration
Theories and principles of administration
Administrative behaviour
Personnel administration
Financial administration
Control over administration
Comparative administration
Central administration in Indian
Civil in Indian
State, district and local administration
Basic concepts
Marriage,family and kinship
Social stratification
Types and society
Economy and society
Industrial and urban society
Social demography
Political processes
Weaker sections and minorities
Social change
Statistical methods
Statistical inference
Sampling theory and design of experiments
Cell structure and function
General survey and classification of non-chordates
Structure, reproduction and life history of following types
Comparative anatomy of vertebrates
Economic zoology

Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission Main Exam Syllabus

General English
Comprehension of given passages
Precis writing
Paragraph writing
Letter writing
Usages and Vocabulary
Other tests on english language
General studies paper-I
Modern History of Indian and Indian Culture including history of Arunachal Pradesh
Indian polite including local self govt. & rural development in Arunachal Pradesh
Current affairs and Social issues
General Studies Paper-II
Indian Economy & Geography including Geography of Arunachal Pradesh and its Economy
Science & Technology
Statistical Analysis, Graphs & Diagrams
Agriculture paper-I
Processes and factors of soil information formation, classification of Indian soils including modern concepts
Mineral and organic constituents of soil and their role in maintaining soil productivity problem soil extent and distribution in Indian and their reclamation essential plant nutrients
Other beneficial elements in soils and plants, their occurrence, factors affecting their distributions, functions and cycling in soils
Symbiotic and non-symbiotic Nitrogen fixation, principles of Soil Fertility and its evaluation for Judicial Fertiliser use
Soil conservation planning on a watershed basis, erosion and run-off management in hilly foothills and valley lands, processes factors affecting them
Dry land agriculture and its problems
Technology for establishing agriculture production in rainfed agriculture area
Water use efficiency in relation to crop production criteria for scheduling irrigations, ways and means of reducing run losses off irrigation water
Drainage of water logged soils
Farm management, scope importance and characteristics, farm planning and budgeting
Economics of different types of farming systems
Marketing and pricing of agricultural inputs and outputs, price fluctuations and their cost; role of cooperatives in agricultural economy; types and systems of farming and factors affecting them
Agricultural extension, its importance and role, methods of evaluation of extension programmes
Socio economic survey and status of big, small and marginal farmers and landless agricultural labourers the farm mechanization and its role in agricultural production and rural employment
Training programmers for extension workers, lab to land programmes
Agriculture paper-II
Heredity and variation, Mendel’s law of inheritance, chromosomal theory of inheritance , cytoplasmic inheritance, sex linked, sex influenced and sex limited characters
Spontaneous and induced mutations
Quantitative characters
Origin and domestication of field crop
Morphology patterns of variations in varieties and related species of important field crops
Causes and utilization of variations in crop improvement
Application of the principles of plant breeding to the improvement of major field crops, methods of breeding of self and cross-pollinated crops
Introduction, selection, hybridization, heterosis and its exploitation, male sterility and self-incompatibility utilization of mutation and polyploidy in breeding
Seed technology and importance, production processing and testing of seeds of crop plants, role of national and state seed organisations in production, processing and marketing of improved seeds
Physiology and its significance in agriculture, nature, physical properties and chemical constitution of protoplasm, imbibition, surface tension, diffusion and osmosis, absorption and translocation of water, transpiration and water economy
Enzymes and plant pigments, Photosynthesis modern concepts and factors affecting the process, Aerobic and Anaerobic respiration
Growth and development, Photo periodins and vernalization auxim, hormones and other plant regulators and their mechanism of action and importance in agriculture
Climate requirements and cultivation of major fruits, plants and vegetable crops, the package of practices and the scientific basis for the same
Handling and marketing problems of fruits and vegetables, principle methods of preservations, important fruits and vegetables products, processing techniques and equipment
Role of fruits and vegetables in human nutrition landscape and floriculture including raising or ornaments plants and design and layout of lawns and gardens
Diseases pest of field, vegetable, orchard and plantation crops of Indian and measures to control these causes and classification of plant diseases, principles of plant diseases control including exclusion eradication, immunization and protection
Biological control of pests and diseases, integrated management of pests and diseases
Pesticides and their formulations, plant protection equipment their care and maintenance
Storage pests of cereals and pulses, hygiene of storage godowns preservation and remedial measures
Food production and consumption trends in Indian national and international food policies, procurement,distribution, processing and production constraints, relation of food production to national dietary pattern, major deficiencies of calorie and protein
Animal husbandary and veterinary science paper-I
Animals nutrition
Animal physiology
Live stock production and management
Milk technology
Animal husbandary and veterinary science paper-II
Genetics and animal breeding probability applied to mendelian inheritance hardy weinberg law
Health and hygiene
Milk product technology
Meat hygiene
Anthropology paper-I
Foundation of Anthropology and methods
Meaning and scope of anthropology
Relationship with other disciplines: history, Economics, sociology, psychology; law political Science: life Sciences and medicine
Main branches of anthropology, their scope and relevance
Emergence of man : biological evolution
Cultural evolution: roared outlines of prehistoric cultures
Basic concepts
Family, marriage and kinship
Economic Anthropology meaning, scope and relevance principles governing production, distribution and consumption in communities subsisting on hunting and gathering fishing pastoralism, horticulture, agriculture
Political anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Development Anthropology
Anthropology and the contemporary society: role of Anthropology in understanding
Research and fieldwork techniques
Human origins and evolution: origin of life principles and evidence of evolution principles and processes of evolution-humanization process, adaptive primate radiation and different rates of somatic evolution
Evolutionary trends and classification of the order primates
Relationship with other mammals
Molecular evolution of primates
Comparative anatomy of man and apes primate
Locomotion arboreal and terrestrial adaptation
Phylogenetic status, characteristics and distribution of the following
Recent advances in the understanding of evolution and distribution
Use of multidisciplinary approach to understand a fossil type in relation to others
Concept, scope and major branches of human genetics
Its relation with other Sciences and medicine
Methods for the genetic study of man-pedigree Analysis twin methods family.
Genetics of twins diagnosis of zygosity-heritability estimates
Concept of genetic polymorphism aim selection, mendelian population hardy-weinberg law
Causes and changes in gene frequency-migration mutation, genetic drift inbreeding selection statistical and probability approach consanguineous and non consanguineous meetings
Genetic load genetic effect of consanguineous and cousin marriages
Chromosomal disorder-klinefelter, turner, down patio, edward and crue-de-chat syndromes
Human genetics-law and bio ethics
Concept of race
Controversies of race- the relevance of race in the world today
Racial criteria and distribution
Concept of human growth and development stages of growth prenatal, infant, childhood, adolescence, maturity, senescence, and gerontology
Factors affecting growth and development genetic, environmental bio-chemical, nutritional, cultural and socio-economic
Theories of ageing-biological and chronological longevity
Human physique and somatotypes
Abnormal growth and monitoring with special reference to gender, age and weaker sections
Age sex and population variations in physiological characteristics viz
Hb-level, body fat, pulse rate, respiratory functions, blood pressure and sense perception in different cultural and socio-economic groups
Impact of smoking, air pollution and occupation on cardio-respiratory functions
Human ecology: concept and scope
Adaptability, adjustment and acclimatization
Adaptive significance of physiological characters in man-high altitudes, saline, desert
Nutritional ecology and stress
Infectious diseases long term and short term effects
Applied physical Anthropology
Concept of culture
Concept of social change and culture change
Concepts and theories of social structure
Approaches to the study of culture and, society
Theories of social and cultural change
Ethnicity, cultural relativism and cultural particularism
Role of fieldwork in the development of Anthropology
Role of ethnography in the development of anthropological theory
Contributions of Anthropology to gender studies
Anthropology Paper-II
Indian as a social –cultural entity
Evolution of the Indian culture and civilization, prehistoric, (palaeolithic, mcsolithic, and neolithic) protohistoric (indus civilization)
Vedic and post-vedic beginnings
Contributions of the tribal cultures
Demographic profile of Indian. Ethnic and linguistic elements in the Indian population and their distribution Indian population, its structure, growth and factors influencing
A critical evaluation of the Indian population policy
The basis other Indian social system, varna, ashram, purushartha, karma, rina, and rebirth
Joint family and the caste system
Impact of buddhism, jainism and christianity on Indian society
Growth of Anthropology in Indian, contributions of the 19th century and early 20th century scholar administrators
Contributions of Indian anthropologist to tribal caste studies
Concepts used in the study of Indian society and culture, little traditions and great traditions
Universalisation and parochialisation, sanskritization and westernization, village studies, tribe-caste continuum, dominant caste, nature-man-spirit complex, sacred complex
Tribal situation in Indian, biogenetic variability, linguistic and socio-economic characteristics of the tribal populations and their distributions, problems of the tribal communities: land alienations, poverty, and indebtedness
Low literacy, poor educational facilities, Unemployment,
under employment, health nutrition, developmental policies and tribal displacement and problems of
rehabilitation: development of forest policy and tribal
Impact of urbanization and industrialization on tribal add rural populations
Exploitation and deprivation of schedule castes /scheduled tribes and other backward classes
History of administration of tribal areas, tribal policies, plans programmers of tribal development and their implementation role of n.g.os
Constitutional safeguards for scheduled tribes and scheduled castes, social change and contemporary
Tribal societies: impact of modern democratic institutions, development programmers an welfare measures on tribes and weaker sections: emergence of ethnicity and tribal movements
Role of anthropology in tribal and rural development
Contributions of Anthropology to the understanding of regionalism, communalism ethos-political movements
Botany paper-I
Botany paper-II
Cell biology
Genetics and evolution
Physiology and biochemistry
Economic botany
Chemistry paper-I
Atomic structure and chemical bonding
Solid state
Chemical kinetic
Concentration cells, liquid junction potential, application of c.m.f. Measurements of fuel cells
General chemistry of ‘b’ block elements
General chemistry of ‘f’ block elements
Reactions in non aqueous, solvent,liquid, ammonia and sulphur dioxide
Chemistry paper-II
Reaction mechanisms, general methods (both kinetic and non kinetic) of study of mechanisms of organic reactions illustrated by examples
Pericyclic reactions
Chemistry of the following name reactions
Polymeric systems
Photochemical reactions of organic and inorganic compounds
Civil engineering paper-I
Theory and design of structures
Computer programming
Civil engineering paper-II
Building construction
Transportation engineering
Water resources and irrigation Engineering
Environmental engineering
Commerce and Accountancy paper-i
Part I- Accounting Taxation and Auditing
Part II- Business Finance and Financial Institutions
Commerce and Accountancy paper-ii
Part I - Organisation Theory
Part II- Industrial Relations
Computer Science paper-i
Introduction to computer Science and programming
Data structures
Numerical and scientific computing
Computer architecture
Computer Science paper-ii
Program languages
Introduction to logic for computer Science
Super computing for Engineering applications
Digital hardware design
Introduction to microprocessors
File structures and information system design
Database management systems
Software engineering
Economics paper-I
Ricardian, marshallian and walrasian approaches to price determination
Types of markets and price determination
Criteria of welfare improvement alternate theories of distribution
Functions of money
Full employment and say’s law
The modern monetary system
Public Finance and its role in market economy in stabilisation, supply, stability, allocative, efficiency, distribution and development
Sources of revenue-forms of taxes and subsidies, their incidence and effects
Limits to taxation, loans, crowding- out effects and limits to borrowings
Types of budget deficits-public expenditure and its effects
International economics
Growth and development
Economics paper-II
Evolution of Indian economy till independence
Indian Economics in post
Money and banking
Index numbers of Price level
Trade balance of payments and exchange
Public finance and fiscal policy
Economic planning in Indian
Education paper-i
Basic concepts
Sociological and philosophical bases
Education and social change
Educational administration and planning
Education and Democracy
Education and society
Education Culture and Religion
Education in emerging society
Growth and development
Learning, nature and types of learning
Individual differences
Intelligence & behaviour
Education paper-ii
Historical bases
Development of education during the British rule
Development of education since independence
Pre-primary and nursery education need and importance, objectives, curriculum, problems, concerning pre-primary like curriculum, staff, equipment etc
Elementary education, measures of universalisation enrolment drive, provision of building equipment and staff, qualitative improvement in elementary education
Secondary education aims and objectives, curriculum building and equipment, textbooks, evaluation, supervision and inspection, in the light of recommendations of secondary education commission and kothari commission
University education, problems of admission , need improvement in quality, youth services
Women’s education, present position, problems regarding expansion measures of boosting women’s education
Population education, population trends in the world, population trends in Indian, comparison of the two implications of population trends of life of the people, objectives and methods of imparting population education
Language problems-language in Indian, question of medium of instruction, the three language formula, recommendations of the secondary education commission and kothari commission
Changing contents of education : adult and non-formal education, continuing education distance learning-open universities use of modern technology-mass media, multimedia, educational guidance and counselling, naep, nep, ignou and internet
Nature and scope of statistics, importance of statistics in education and its uses
Data collection
Sampling-random and simple
Data gathering tools,  observation participant and non-participant
Case study and sociometry
Tabulation of data
Enumeration and Measurement
Tabular classification of data frequency table
Measures of variability and their user
Measures of central tendency
Mean, median and mode-their properties and methods of computation
Graphic representation of data
Bar diagram
Histogram, frequency polygon cumulative frequency graph, ogive, pie, chart
Deviation from normality-skewness and kurtosis, raw score and standard deviation
Calculation from original scores
Advantages of standard score
Correlation –its meaning
Computation of coefficient of correlation by rank order method
Electrical engineering paper-I
Computation of coefficient of correlation by rank order method
E-m theory
Measurement and instrumentation
Electrical machines
Synchronous machines
Powers transformers
Material science
Electrical engineering paper-II
Control systems
Industrial electronics
Electrical machines
Power systems and protection
Economic and other aspects of rail traction
Communication systems
English paper-I
Study of english literature from 1798 to 1900 with special reference to the works of wordsworth, coleridge, shelley , keats, lams hazlitt, thackeray, dickens, tennyson, robert browning, arnoid, george eliot, carlyle, ruskin, paper
Evidence of first-hand reading will be required
The paper will be designed to test not only the candidates knowledge of the authors prescribed but also their understanding of the main literary trends during the period
Questions having a bearing on the social and cultural background of the period may be included
English paper-II
Shakespeare- Julius Caesar, Henry iv part i, ii Hamlet ; the tempest
Milton-paradise lost
Jane austen- emma
Wordsworth-the prelude
Dickens-david copperfild
George eliot-middlemarch
Hardy-the mayor of caster-bridge
Eliot-the waste land
D.H. Lawrence-the rainbow
Yeats-(a) Easter 1916. (b) the second coming . (c) a prayer for my daughter. (d) lead and the swan. (e) sailing to byzantium. (f) the tower. (g) lapis lazuli
G. B. Shaw -candida
Tennyson-break, break, break
Shelley-ode to the west wind
Keats -ode to autumn
Forestry paper-i
Principles of forestry
Principles of wildlife conservation
Forest measurements
Silviculture i (nursery management)
Forest ecology and forest fires
Silviculture –ii (regeneration methods)
Silviculture –iii (systems)
Integrated pest management
Wood anatomy
Remote sensing in forestry
Forest surveying and Engineering
Forest soil and soil conservation
Environmental conservation and management
Forestry paper-ii
Forest policy, legislation & planning
Tree improvement
Wildlife management
Non-timber forest products
Wood, technology
Forest products & their utilization
Advanced silviculture
Social forestry
Forest Economics projects evaluation
Joint forest management
Geography paper-i
Environmental geography
Human geography
Settlement geography
Political Geography and regional planning
Economic geography
Geography paper-ii
Physical context
Human context
Transport and trade
Regional development and planning
Physical aspects
Human aspects
Economic aspects
Geology paper-I
General geology
Structural geology
Geology paper-II
Optical mineralogy
Economic geology
Applied geology
Hindi paper -i
History of Hindi Language
History of Hindi literature
Hindi paper -ii
Jai shankar prasad
Mohan Rakesh
Gajanan Madhav
Tripathi Nirala
S.H. Vatsyamageya
History paper-I
The indus Civilisation
The vedic age
The Pre-Mauryan Period
The Maurya empire
The Post-Mauryan Period
The Gupta Age
Post-Gupta Period (b.c 500-750)
Political and social conditions the rajputs their policy and social structure, land structure and its impact on society
Rashtrakutas, their role in History-contribution to Art and Culture
The Chola empire local self government, features of the Indian Village System, Society, Economy, Art and Learning in the South
Indian Society on the eve of Mohammed of Ghazni’s Campaign
Foundation of the Delhi Sultanate in Northern Indian, causes and circumstances its impact of the Indian Society
Khilji imperialism, significance and implications, Administrative and Economic Regulations and their impact on state and the people
New orientation of state policies and administrative principles under Mohammed-Bin Tughlaq. Religious policy and public works of Firoz Shah
Disintegration of the Delhi Sultanate : causes and its effects on the Indian polity and society
Nature and Character of State : Political Ideas and Institutions
Agrarian Structure and Relations growth of Urban Centres, Trade and Commerce, Condition of Artisans and Peasants, New Crafts, Industry and Technology, Indian medicines
Influence of Islam on Indian Culture
Muslim Mystic Movements: Nature and Significance of Bhakti Saints
Role of the Vaishnav Revivalist Movement Social and Religious Significance of the Chaitanya movement, impact of Hindu Society on Muslim Social life
The Vijaynagar Empire : its origin and growth contribution to Art, Literature and Culture, Social and Economic conditions, System of Administration, break-up of the Vijaynagar empire
Establishment of Mughal Empire in Northern Indian
Political and Social conditions in Hindustan on the eve of Babur’s invasion: babur and Humayun
Establishment of the Portuguese control in the Indian Ocean its political and, Economic consequences
Sur Administration, Political, Revenue and Military administration
Expansion of the Mughal Empire under Akbar, Political unification
New concept of monarchy under akbar, akbar’s religio-political outlook, Relations with the non-muslism
Political ideas and institutions
Land revenue administrations
The Mansabdari and the Jagirdari systems, the landed structure and the role of Zamindars, Agrarian relations, the Military organisation
Aurangzeb’s Religious policy
Expansion of the Mughal Empire in Deccan
Revolts against Aurangzeb-character and consequences
Growth of urban centres
Industrial economy-urban and rural
Foreign trade and commerce
The Mughals and the European trading companies
Rise of Shivaji, his conflict with the Mughals
Administration of Shivaji
Expansion of the Maratha power under the Peshwas (1707-1761)
Maratha political structure under the first three Peshwas
Chauth and Sardeshmukhi
Third battle of Panipat, causes and effect
Disintegration of the Mughal empire, emergency of the new regional states
Decline of the Ahom kingdom
Laksmi singha, Gaurinath singha, Moamoria rebellion
Expedition of capt. Welsh to assam
Purandar singha
Burmese invasion
Anglo-Burmese war, Treaty of Yandaboo 1826
Annexation of Assam
Rise of British power in the North-East
Annexation of Khasi, Jayantia, Cachar, Garo hills Mizo hills, Naga hills Manipur and Tripura
Freedom struggle
Revolt of 1857, Civil Disobedience Movement, 1920, 1930-34
Quit Indian Movement and Attainment of Independence
Impact of the British rule on the Social, Cultural and Economic conditions of the people with special reference to Administrative growth, Missionaries and Education
Historical, traditional, Archaeological evidence, Indigeneous and Foreign writings
Origin and migration of the people
The Tani group, the Monpa-sherdukpens, the Mishmis, the Khamptis and Singphos
The Noctes, Wanchos and Tangsas
Society and Economy
Family, religion, art and culture, agriculture, trades-barter system
The social and political life of the people
Relations with the Ahoms and the British, the Anglo adi war of 1911-12 and aftermath of the war
The Posa system and its implications
British policy
Show of Force, Policy of isolation, the Bengal Eastern Frontier regulation Macmohan line, expansion of Administration, role of Kotokis
Hopkinson’s proposal, declaration of scheduled districts, division of frontier into three tracts, direct administration, policy on tribal administration, single line administration
Socio-cultural changes, political conditions and administrative growth of Arunachal pradesh
History paper-II
Historical forces and factors which led the British Conquest of Indian with special reference to Bengal, Maharashtra and Sind, resistance of Indian powers and causes of their failure
Evolution of British Paramountcy over Princely States
Stage of Colonialism and changes in Administrative Structure and Policies
Revenue, Judicial and Social and Educational and their linkage with British Colonial interests
British Economic policies and their impact: Commercialisation of Agriculture rural indebtedness, growth of Agricultural Labour
Destruction of handicraft Industries
Drain of wealth growth of modern industry and rise of a Capitalist class
Activities of the Christian missions
Efforts at Regeneration of Indian society: Socio-Religious Movements
Social, Religious, Political and Economic ideas of the reformers and their vision of future, nature and limitation of 19th century “ Renaissance” Caste movements in general with special reference to South Indian and Maharashtra
Tribal revolts, especially in Central and Eastern Indian
Civil rebellions, Revolt of 1857, Civil Rebellions and Peasant Revolts with special reference to Indigo revolt
Deccan riots and Moplah uprising
Rise and growth of Indian National Movements
Special basis of Indian Rationalism Policies, Programme of the early nationalists and Militant Nationalists, Militant Revolutionary Group Terrorists
Rises and growth of Communalism, Emergence of Gandhiji in Indian Politics and his Techniques of Mass Mobilization
Non–Cooperation, Civil Disobedience and Quit Indian Movement
Trade union and peasant movements
State(s) people movements
Rise and growth of left-wing within the congress- the Congress Socialist and Communists
British official response to National movement
Attitude of the Congress to Constitutional changes, 1909-1935: Indian National Army, Naval Mutiny of 1946, the Partition of Indian and Achievement of Freedom
Geographical Discoveries
The emergence of a scientific view of the world, the age of enlightenment
Consolidation of Large Nation States
The Russian revolution, 1917-Economic and Social Reconstruction in Soviet union
Law paper-I
Constitutional law of India
International law
Law paper-II
Law of crimes
Law of torts
Law of contracts and mercantile law
Management paper-I
Organizational behaviour and Management concepts
Economic environment
Quantitative methods
Management paper-II
Marketing management section-i
Production and material management section-ii
Financial management section-iii
Human resources management section-iv
Mathematics paper-I
Linear algebra
Ordinary differential equations
Vector analysis
Tensor Analysis
Special theory of relativity
Mathematics paper-II
Real analysis
Complex analysis
Partial differential equation
Numerical analysis and computer programming
Probability and Statistics
Operations research
Game theory
Mechanical engineering paper-I
Theory of machines
Mechanics of solids
Engineering materials
Manufacturing science
Manufacturing management
Elements of computation
Mechanical engineering paper-II
I.C. engines, fuels and combustion
Heat transfer, refrigeration and air conditioning
Turbo-machines and power plants
Phylosophy paper-i
History and problems of philosophy
Phylosophy paper-ii
Socio political Philosophy
Philosophy of religion
Physics paper-I
Thermal physics
Waves and oscillations
Physics paper-II
Electricity & Magnetism
Modern physics
Political Science paper-i
Political theory
Comparative government and politics
Political Science paper-ii
Historical background
Fundamental rights and duties
The Union Government
Indian Federalism
The State Government
The judiciary and judicial review
The public service commission, the planning commission, the election commission of Indian, the cag and attorney general of Indian, amendments to the constitutional and the administration of union territories
Local self govt.
Types of local self govt.
Administration and control personal administration in local self governments, finance and financial administration, state control and supervision of local governments
Main features of the traditional village council system of Arunachal pradesh
The changing contents of traditional system vis-a-vis- modernity
The village councils and adjudication of justice – the assam frontier (administration of justice) regulation, 1945
Modern local self govt. In Arunachal Pradesh
Introduce of panchayats, the daying ering committee report NEFA panchayati raj regulation 1967
Working of panchayat, constitution power and function of gram panchayat , anchal samiti and zilla parishad
Panchayat and social –political changes, rural development, grassroot leadership and panchayat –problems and prospects
Foreign policy : meaning and determinants, national interest, ideology, elements of national power, sources and basic principles of Indian’s foreign policy and relations
Indian and the super powers, Indian and its neighbours, Indian and Southeast Asia the middle –East and African
Indian ocean and geopolitics Indian and the UNO, NAM, Commonwealth and SAARC, India’s economic diplomacy and nuclear policy
Concepts of international politics, power national interest, balance of power, “power vacuum”
Theories of international politics, the realist theory, system theory, decision making
Paris peace treaty , league of nations, the new deal, the bolshevik revolution, totalitarian in germany, fascism in italy, the quest for collective security the second world war
Origin and development of international organisations, the uno and its specialized agencies
Regional organizations, oas, oau the arab league, the asian, the eec, nam and their role in international relations
The cold war, origin evolution and its impact on international relations
The struggle for new international economic order, crisis in energy resources
Arms race, disarmament and arms control, conventional and nuclear arms , the arms trade, its impact on third world countries
The uses and misuses of nuclear energy, the impact of nuclear weapons on international relations
The partial test ban treaty, the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT), peaceful nuclear explosion (PNE), the comprehensive test ban treaty (CTBT), towards nuclear free world
Psychology paper-I
The scope of psychology
Methods of psychology
The nature, origin and development of human behaviour
Cognitive processes
Language and communication
Attitudes and values
Recent trends
Models of man. The mechanical man. The organic man
Psychology paper-II
Individual differences
Psychological disorders
Therapeutic approaches
Application of psychology to organizational and industrial problems
Small groups
Social change
Psychology and the learning process
Disadvantaged group: types
Psychology and the problem of social integration
Psychology and economic development
Management of information and communication
Problems of contemporary society
Public Administration paper-I
Basic premises
Theories of organisation
Principles of organization
Administrative behaviour
Structure of organisations
Personal administration
Financial administration
Accountability and control
Administrative reforms
Administrative law
Comparative and development administration
Public policy
Public Administration paper-II
Evolution of Indian administration
Environmental setting
Political executive at the union level
Structure of centre administration
Centre-state relations
Public services
Machinery for planning
Public undertakings
Control of public expenditure
Administration of law and order
State administration
Local administration
District and local administration
Administration for welfare
Issue areas in Indian administration
Sociology paper-I
Research design
Sociological theory
Marriage and family
Social stratification and social mobility
Economic system
Political system
Educational system
Religion and social movement
Social change and development
Sociology paper-II
Historical basis of Indian society
Caste system and class structure
Marriage, family and kinship
Agrarian social structure
Political processes
Religion and social movements
Tribal societies
Population dynamics
Dimensions of industry rural development and urban growth
Social problems
Social change
Statistis paper-i
Statistical inference
Linear inference and multivariate analysis
Sample theory and designing of experiments
Statistis paper-ii
Industrial statistics
Optimization techniques
Quantitative economics and official statistics
Demography and psychometry
Zoology paper-I
Non chordata and chordata
Ecology, ethology biostatistics and economic zoology. Ecology
Zoology paper-II
Cell biology genetics, evolution and systematics, Bio-chemistry physiology and Embryology
Cell biology
Evolution and Systematics

Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission 2019 Exam Pattern

Prelims: Questions in APPSCCE 2019 preliminary exam will include two papers consisting of objective MCQs. Every question carries 1 mark and 1/4 mark will be deducted for an incorrect response. Marks scored in the APPSCCE preliminary exam 2019 will be used for screening purpose only and will not be counted for furnishing the final merit list.

The breakup of marks in the APPSCCE preliminary exam is as follows:

Paper NameMarksDuration
General Studies1502 hours
Optional2502 hours
Total marks and duration
4 hours

Mains: The APPSCCE 2019 main exam will include a written test along with an interview. The written test of APPSCCE main exam 2019 will cover 8 subjective papers and number of marks for each question will vary. The pre-exam will carry 250 marks while the main exam will carry 200 marks. Candidates must score at least 33% in each subject and 45% overall in the main exam of APPSCCE 2019 to qualify for the interview. 

The breakup of marks in the APPSCCE main exam is given below:

Paper Name
Paper 1- General English2002 hours
Paper 2- Essay1002 hours
Paper 3 and 4- General Studies200 each2 hours
Paper 5, 6, 7 and 8200 each
2 hours

Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar

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