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APSC EXAM SYLLABUS

THE COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION CONSIST OF THREE STAGES

  • THE PRELIMINARY
  • THE MAIN EXAMINATION
  • INTERVIEW

PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION:

THE EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST OF TWO PAPERS OF TWO HOURS DURATION EACH. THE QUESTIONS WILL BE MULTIPLE CHOICE OBJECTIVE TYPE.

PAPER I: GENERAL STUDIES: MARKS - 200

PAPER II: OPTIONAL SUBJECT TO BE SELECTED FROM THE LIST OF OPTIONAL SUBJECTS. MARKS - 200

  • AGRICULTURE
  • ANTHROPOLOGY
  • ANIMAL HUSBANDRY & VETERINARY SCIENCE
  • BOTANY
  • CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
  • CIVIL ENGINEERING
  • CHEMISTRY
  • COMMERCE
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE
  • ECONOMICS
  • EDUCATION
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
  • ELECTRONICS
  • FISHERIES
  • GEOGRAPHY
  • GEOLOGY
  • INDIAN HISTORY
  • LAW
  • MATHEMATICS
  • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  • MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHYSICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SOCIOLOGY
  • STATISTICS
  • ZOOLOGY

 MAINS SYLLABUS:

THE MAINS EXAM IS CONDUCTED WITH A TOTAL OF SIX PAPERS - ONE ENGLISH, ONE GENERAL STUDIES AND TWO PAPERS EACH FOR TWO OPTIONAL SUBJECTS. SYLLABUS FOR GENERAL ENGLISH: MARKS - 300

  • ESSAY WRITING
  • PRECIS ON UNSEEN PASSAGE
  • COMPREHENSION AND EXPRESSION
  • CORRECTION OF COMMON ERROR
  • USAGES OF VOCABULARY
  • TEST OF ABILITY OF THE CANDIDATES TO WRITE THE SUBSTANCE IN CORRECT AND PRECISE LANGUAGE AVOIDING THE INESSENTIAL POINTS.

SYLLABUS FOR GENERAL STUDIES : MARKS - 300

  • INDIA POLITY
  • POLITICAL SYSTEM IN INDIA
  • INDIAN ECONOMY
  • GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA AND ASSAM
  • ROLE AND IMPACT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN INDIA
  • PLANNING PROCESS IN INDIA
  • CURRENT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS
  • ANCIENT AND MODERN HISTORY OF INDIA.

SUBJECTS FOR OPTIONAL SUBJECTS:

MARKS - 800. ASPIRANTS ARE REQUIRED TO CHOOSE TWO OPTIONAL SUBJECT FROM THE LIST WHICH WILL CONSIST OF TWO PAPERS EACH. AND EACH OPTIONAL WILL HAVE 400 MARKS IN TOTAL WITH 2OO MARKS PER PAPER.

  • AGRICULTURE
  • ANTHROPOLOGY
  • ANIMAL HUSBANDRY & VETERINARY SCIENCE
  • BOTANY
  • CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
  • CIVIL ENGINEERING
  • CHEMISTRY
  • COMMERCE
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE
  • ECONOMICS
  • EDUCATION
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
  • ELECTRONICS
  • FISHERIES
  • GEOGRAPHY
  • GEOLOGY
  • HISTORY
  • LAW
  • LANGUAGE: ASSAMESE, BENGALI, ENGLISH, HINDI, ARABIC, PERSIAN, SANSKRIT AND BODO
  • MATHEMATICS
  • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  • MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHYSICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SOCIOLOGY
  • STATISTICS
  • ZOOLOGY

FOLLOWING COMBINATION OF SUBJECTS ARE NOT ALLOWED.

  • ANTHROPOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY
  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
  • PHYLOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY
  • AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND VETRINARY SCIENCE
  • OF THE ENGINEERING SUBJECTS NOT MORE THAN ONE SUBJECT.

INTERVIEW : MARKS - 200