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Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) will soon conduct recruitment examination for the selection of eligible and suitable candidates to the post of Executive Officer Grade 3. As the first step, the commission has uploaded the APPSC Executive Officer Grade 3 Syllabus and exam pattern in the official web portal. Therefore, the examination can be expected any time soon. Meanwhile, it is important for the candidates to have a clear cut idea about the syllabus and exam pattern. It will definitely give all the aspiring candidates a deeper insight to the examination and thus will make it easier. In this article, read about the APPSC Executive Officer Grade 3 Syllabus 2021 and also Check out the Exam Pattern. Keep Reading!
APPSC Executive Officer Grade 3 Examination 2021
As per the official notification from Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC), the date of examination to recruit candidates to Grade 3 Executive Officer posts in the state of Andhra Pradesh will be released soon in the official web portal. Online applications for the recruitment will be commenced once the application link is activated by the commission. Therefore, it is important for the candidate to keep checking the official web portal at all times. Also, the aspirants shall keep themselves ready to face the examination by going through the syllabus and exam pattern and preparing accordingly.
|Name of the Organization||Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)|
|Type of Job||Government|
|Name of the Post||Executive Officer Grade 3|
|Job Location||Andhra Pradesh|
|No. of vacancies||To be announced soon|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Date of Examination||To be notified soon|
|Admit Card||To be released soon|
|Official Web Portal||www.psc.sp.gov.in|
Exam Pattern of APPSC Executive Officer Grade 3 Examination 2021
Check out the exam pattern of in the table below:
|Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Time
|Paper 1- General Studies and Mental Ability||150||150||150|
|Paper 2- Hindu Philosophy and Temple System||150||150||150|
- There will be a total of 150 questions.
- The maximum mark of the examination will be 300.
- The time duration of each paper of the examination will be 150 minutes.
- There is a negative marking of 1/3 mark for each wrong answer.
- All the questions will be based on the syllabus provided in the official web portal.
APPSC Executive Officer Grade 3 Examination 2021 Detailed Syllabus
Paper 1- General Studies and Mental Ability
- Events of national and international importance.
- Current affairs- international, national and regional.
- General Science and it applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments in Science & Technology and information Technology
- Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
- Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
- Economic development in India since independence with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
- Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
- Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention and mitigation strategies, Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the assessment of Disaster.
- Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
- Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.
- Data Analysis: a) Tabulation of data b) Visual representation of data c) Basic data analysis (Summary Statistics such as mean, median, mode, variance and coefficient of variation) and Interpretation.
- Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and Legal implications/problems.
Paper 2- Hindu Philosophy and Temple System
- Ramayanam Basic Knowledge about different characters in Ramayanam – Various parts (Kandaas) of Ramayanam – Dynasties mentioned in Ramayanam. Basic Knowledge about various places mentioned in Ramayanam.
- Mahabharatham Basic Knowledge about different characters in Mahabharatham – Various parts (Parvaas) of Mahabharatham – Dynasties mentioned in Mahabharatham. Basic Knowledge about various places mentioned in Mahabharatham
- Bhagavatham Basic Knowledge about different characters in Bhagavatham – Various parts (Skandams) of Bhagavatham – Basic Knowledge about various places mentioned in Bhagavatham.
- Hindu Puranams Basic knowledge in various Hindu Puranams – Basic Knowledge about various places mentioned in Puranams.
- Temple Agamas – Different Agamas in Hindu Sastraas: I) Vaishnavam : a) Vaikhanasam, b) Pancharathram, c) Chattada Srivaishnavam, II) Saivam : a) Smardham, b) Adi Saiva, c) Veera Saiva, d) Jangama, e) Kapalika etc., III) Mother Goddesses: Sakteyam.
- Hindu Festivals that are celebrated in different parts of India. Classical fine Arts of Indian origin.
- Vedic Culture: Yagnas & Yagams in Vedic Culture – Vedas – Upavedas – Upanishads – Dharmas in different stages of life.
- Different Philosophies & Cults in Hindu Religion and Gurus Who Professed Different Philosophies & Cults in The History of Hindu Religion: Alwars (Vaishnavait Gurus); Nayanars (Saivait Gurus); Sankarachrya (Advaitha); Ramanujacharya (Visishtadvaitha); Madhwacharya (Dvaithadvaitham); Basava (Veera Saiva).
- Family structure in Hindu Society – Adoption – Succession.
- Sources of Income for Temples and Charitable Institutions. Allocation of funds of Endowment Institutions for different purposes. (Section 57 of Endowments Act, 30/87).
- Duties of Executive Officers of Endowment Institutions (Section 29 of Endowments Act, 30/87).
- Basic knowledge on Land Records – Law relating to Endowments Lands, [ROR Act (Record of Rights in Land and Pattadar Pass Book Act) & Sections 75 to 86 of Endowments Act,30/87)].
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