SCHEME AND SYLLABUS FOR GROUP-II SERVICES SCHEME Subject Marks Screening Test 150 Paper-I General Studies & Mental Ability 150 Paper-II I.Social History of Andhra Pradesh i.e., the history of various social and Cultural Movements in Andhra Pradesh II.General overview of the Indian Constitution 150 Paper-III Planning in India and Indian Economy Contemporary problems and Developments in Rural Society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh. 150 TOTAL 450 SYLLABUS SCREENING TEST SYLLABUS FOR GROUP-II SERVICES (As per G. O, Ms. No.231 G A(Ser A) Dept., dt.03.08.2016) a) Current Affairs – Issues of National and International importance in politics, Economics, Society, Science, Technology, Arts, Sports, Culture and Governance. b) Constitution of India with emphasis on Federalism, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental duties, Union and State Governments, Judiciary, Judicial Review, Local Government, Directive Principles of State Policy, Union and State Legislature, Administration and Legislative relations between Union and State Governments, Scheduled and Tribal Area Administration. c) Economic Development of India – Economy in Medieval India, pre Independence Indian economy, Development Plans and Economic and Industrial Policies of Independent India. Liberalizations, Privatization, Globalization, Labour Policies of Union and State Governments, role of Agriculture and Green Revolution in India. Economic disparities between regions and population categories.Syllabus for Main Examination for Group-II Services Paper -I General Studies and Mental Ability 1. Events of national and international importance. 2. Current affairs- international, national and regional. 3. General Science and it applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments in Science & Technology and Information Technology 4. Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphases on Indian national movement.