APPSC Group 2 – Syllabus, Material, Books, Tips

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APPSC Group 2 – Syllabus, Material, Books, Information, Tips, Success Plan and Preparation Strategy

All-in-one page for APPSC Group 2 Services Screening and Main Tests  Syllabus, Pattern,  Material, Books, Preparation Strategy, Notes, Guidance and Tips in Telugu and English Medium, all at this one single place.


1. APPSC Group 2 2016 Notification:

There are total 982 posts in APPSC Group -2 2016 notification. In these, 442 posts are executive and 540 posts are non-executive. Important posts in this notification are Deputy Tahsildar (253 Posts), ACTO (96 Posts) and MC -Grade III (12 Posts). Those who get high rank in the exam, will get these cream posts.

For detailed information on APPSC Group -2 Notification, please refer to this official APPSC Group 2 notification from here: 

Group -2 Notification


2. APPSC Group -2 Syllabus and Exam Pattern:

There are two stages in the Group -2 examination, Screening test and Main test. APPSC has removed the interview process from the examination.

Screening Test Syllabus and Pattern:

Group -2 Screening test is of qualifying nature only. Marks obtained in this exam are not counted for final selection to the Group -2 services. Only those who qualify this screening test are allowed to take the Mains test. On must try to score more than 100 marks to clear the Screening test.

Mains Test Syllabus and Pattern:

There are three papers in the APPSC Group -2 Mains exam. Each papers carries 150 marks. Thus, there is a total of 450 marks in the exam. One must try to get more than 330 marks in the Main exam to be on safe side.

For detailed syllabus and pattern of Group -2 screening test, please click on following links:

గ్రూప్ 2 సిలబస్ తెలుగులో

Group -2 Syllabus in English


3. How to Clear APPSC Group -2 Exam?

How to prepare for APPSC Group -2 and how to clear Group -2 exam?? A detailed strategy and study plan is discussed in a separate article. Please click on below link to read that important article on Group -2.

How to clear Group -2 Screening Test?




4. APPSC Group 2 Recommended Booklist:

You can refer to the following books for preparation. These are sufficient to get contextual and basic understanding of all subjects of the exam. We have also posted most of these books in PDF form in our website. You can download these books for free from our site.

  1. NCERT Text Books 
  2. AP SCERT Text Books
  3. R S Agarwal’s Quantitative Aptitude Book
  4. M. Laxmikanth’s Indian Polity
  5. CBSE Text Books on Disaster Management
  6. Telugu Akademi’s Intermediate History Books
  7. Daily News paper
  8. Good current affairs magazine
  9. NIOS Text books on Environment

5. APPSC Group -2 Previous Years Papers: 

Practicing Previous Years Question Papers is important in preparation process, as some questions may directly come from them. You can fetch some easy marks from practicing these papers.

You can download these  papers from here: Group -2 Previous Papers





6. APPSC Group 2 Study Material:

We have also posted important material required for APPSC Group -2 for Telugu medium and English medium candidates respectively. You can download these material from below links. తెలుగు స్టడీ మెటీరియల్