TSPSC Group 2 Exam Syllabus & Exam Pattern Download

TSPSC Group 2 Notification for recruitment in various posts was revealed by the TSPSC. The candidates who are interested in Telangana State Government jobs can apply for these posts. The candidates must know the Telangana TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus to perform well in the TSPSC Group II Examinations. TSPSC Group 2 Exam Syllabus & Exam Pattern Download, We provide you with TSPSC Group 2 syllabus with topics in each paper. We also provide TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus, Pattern in Telugu also. A new classification of groups and other services, pattern of the examination of posts, scheme of examination of posts were made by the TSPSC according to the needs as well as the requirements of the newly formed State of Telangana. TSPSC has also announced that there will be the new pattern of the exams for the recruitment of various posts in the coming exams. TSPSC Group 2 Exam Syllabus & Exam Pattern Download, Telangana TSPSC also stated that 20 categories of jobs were existed in Group 1, 12 categories of jobs in Group 2, 17 categories of jobs in a newly introduced group i.e. Group 3 ( which is formerly known as Group 2-B). TSPSC Group 2 Exam Syllabus,The TSPSC also revealed that the Notifications for the recruitment of Group 1, Group 2, Group 3 as well as  Group 4 in the coming days.

TSPSC Group 2 Services Vacancies

  1. Assistant Commercial Tax Officer ( Commercial Tax Sub- Service)
  2. Sub Registrar Grade 2 ( Registration Sub- Service)
  3. Assistant Registrar (Co-operative Sub-Service)
  4. Extension Officer in Rural Development Department. (Panchayat Raj Sub-Service)
  5. Executive Officer Grade 2 (Panchayat Raj Sub-Service)
  6. Executive Officer Grade 1 ( endowment Sub-Service)
  7. Assistant Development Officer (Handlooms and Textiles Sub-Service)
  8. Excise Sub-Inspector (Excise Sub-Service)
  9. Assistant Labour Officer ( Labour Sub-Service)
  10. Junior Employment Officer (Employment Sub-Service)
  11. Deputy Tahasildar (Revenue Sub-Service)
  12. Municipal Commissioner Grade 3 ( Municipal Administrative Sub-Service)

TSPSC Exam Pattern Group 2 Notification

Group 2 Exam:The TSPSC Group 2 exam will be conducted in Written exam and Interview.TSPSC Group 2 Exam Syllabus & Exam Pattern Download, This TSPSC Group 2 written exam consists of 4 papers which are given 2 ½ hours duration each with 50 Multiple Choice Question each carries 3 marks. Thus, the Written Exam will carry 600 marks and the Interview carry 75 marks. Thus, the total marks will be 675 marks.

TSPSC Group 2 New Syllabus:

Group 2 Paper 1: General Studies & General Abilities.

Group 2 Paper 2: History, Polity & Society:

  1. Social-Cultural features & History of India and Telangana.
  2. Overview of the Constitution of India and Indian Politics.
  • Social Structure of India, Issues and Public Policies in India.

Group 2 Paper 3: Economy & Development:

  1. Issues and Challenges in Indian Economy:.
  2. Economy in Telangana & Development of Telangana.
  • Issues relating to Development as well as Change.

Group 2 Paper 4: Telangana Movement & State Formation:

  1. The Idea of Telangana State (1948 to 1970).
  2. Phase of Mobilization: (1971 to 1991).
  • In the Direction of Formation Of Telangana State: (1991 to 2014).

TSPSC Group 2 New Topics in Paper 1- General Studies & General Abilities:

Topics in General Studies:

This Subject of General Studies consists of Importance of Current events occurring in India as well as around the world, the history of India, Movement of India and Geography of the World.

Topics in the Subject of General Abilities:

The General abilities consist of the events occurring in the state, country as well as in the world; current affairs of the State, Country and the World; Relations between the countries. It also contains the topic of General Science as well as the Achievements of India in the field of Science & Technology. It also emphasize on the environmental Issues, the Disaster Management and strategies for its prevention.

Some of the topics stated by the TSPSC are:

  1. Current Affairs of the State, India and the World.
  2. International Relations and Events. Relations between the Nations and the events occurring internationally.
  • General Science and The Achievements of India in the field of Science & Technology.
  1. Environmental Issues, the Management of Disaster and strategies for its prevention.
  2. Geography of the World, India & Telangana State.
  3. History of India as well as the Cultural Heritage of India.
  • Society of Telangana, Culture in Telangana, Heritage of Telangana, Arts and Literature of Telangana.
  • Telangana, its policies.
  1. Social Exclusion, Rights Issues and Inclusive Policies.
  2. Logical Reasoning; Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation.
  3. Basic English. (10th Standard).

Topics in Paper 2- History, Polity & Society:

1. Socio-Cultural History of India and Telangana:

  • Important Characters of Indus Valley Civilization: Society and Culture of Indus Valley Civilization. The religious movements such as Buddhism & Jainism in the sixth Social Cultural Contribution of Chalukyas, Mauryas, Guptas, Pallavas, Art and Architecture of Chlolas in the Age of Harsha and the Rajput.
  • The Beginning of Islam in India, The Delhi Sulthanate Improvement, The Social & cultural conditions under Sulthanates ; The movements of Bhakthi & Sufi. The Mughals, The Socio-cultural Conditions of prevailing during the Rule of Mughals; Language of Mughals, Their Literature, Art and Architecture.The Maratas, their Rise, The contribution made by them to the Culture; Social & Cultural conditions prevailing in the Deccan under the Bahamanis and Vijayanagara, their Literature, Art and Architecture.
  • The advent of Europeans, The Rise of British Rule and its Expansion; Social & Cultural Policies made by the Governors of the India under the British Rule William Bentinck, Wellesley, Dalhousie, Cornwallis and many others. The Rise in the Movements of Social & Religious Reform in the 19th The various Protest Movements of Social in India by Jotiba and freedom fighters
  • Social & cultural conditions prevailing in the Ancient Telangana – Mudigonda, Vemulawada Chalukyas, Vishnukundins, Ikshvakus, and Satavahanas, The Religion, Art and Architecture, Literature, Language of – Mudigonda, Vemulawada Chalukyas, Vishnukundins, Ikshvakus, and Satavahana; The Medieval Telangana and the Contribution of Qutub Shahis, Devarakonda Velamas, Kakatiyas, and Rachakonda; The Social & Cultural Developments made, Emergence of Composite Culture such as Ursu,Moharram, Jataras, Fairs and Festivals, etc.

2. Overview of Indian Constitution and Indian Politics.

  1. The Evolution of the Constitution of India – Its Nature and Important Characteristics & Preamble.
  2. Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Fundamental Duties.
  3. Salient Characteristics of Indian Federalism – Distribution of the powers of Legislation & Administration Powers between the Union Government and the State Governments.
  4. Union and State Governments: The President of the country Prime Minister and His Council of Ministers in the Union; Governors of the various State Governments, Chief Minister and His Council of Ministers in various State Governments.The Powers and Functions of the State as well as the Union.
  5. Governance of Rural & Urban areas according to the 73rd and 74th Amendments.
  6. The Free and fair Elections which are conducted by the Electoral System, and Malpractices in the Elections; Electoral Reforms and Political Parties.
  7. Judicial System in India – Judicial Activism.
  8. Special Provisions for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Women and Minorities. II. Welfare Mechanism for Enforcement – National Commission for Scheduled Castes, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes and National Commission for Backward Classes.
  9. Indian Constitution: New Challenges.

3. Social Structure, Issues and Public Policies.

  1. Social Structure of India: Important features of Indian society, Family, Women, Kinship, Caste, Marriage, Tribe, Religion, Middle class – Social & Cultural characteristics of the society of Telangana
  2. Social Issues such as Inequality & Exclusion as well as Human trafficking, Violence against Women, Communalism, Child Labour, Disability and Aged, Casteism, Regionalism,
  3. Social Movements: Human Rights Movements, Women’s Movements, Tribal movements, Peasant’s Movements, Environmental Movements, Dalit Movements, Backward Class Movements, Regional Autonomy Movements,.
  4. Specific Social Issues of Telangana: Girl child, Child labour,  Jogini, Devadasi System,Vetti, Flourosis, Farmer’s and Weaver’s Distress, Migration.
  5. Social Policies as well as Welfare Programmes: Affirmative Policies for Women, Disabled and Children, Minorities, SCs, STs, OBC, Labour; Welfare Programmes: Women and Child Welfare, Employment, Poverty Alleviation Programmes, Tribal Welfare, Rural and Urban,.

Topics in Paper3 – Economy & Development:

1. Issues and Challenges in Indian Economy:

  1. Economy of India: Indian Issues and Challenges: The issues in Indian Economy, Challenges in India about Indian Economy.
  2. Growth and Development in India: Growth and Development and its Concepts as well as the Relationship between Growth and Development in India.
  3. Measures of Economic Growth in India: Definition of National Income and the its concepts as well as methods of measuring it, The Concepts of Nominal Income & Real Income.
  4. Poverty and Unemployment in Inda : Poverty, The concepts of poverty such as Poverty based on Income, and the Poverty which is not based on Income, Poverty Measurement; the Definition of Unemployment and its types.
  5. The Indian Economy Planning: The Achievements, Strategies, Objectives and Priorities of Five year Plans and the twelfth Five Year Plan; Inclusive Growth and NITI Aayog.

2. Economy in Telangana and Development of Telangana:

  1. Economy of Telangana in the undivided Andhra Pradesh (1956 to 2014),Deprivations of various Committes (such as Water or Bachavat Committee), Finances (Wanchu, Bhargava, Lalit, Committees) and Employment(Girgilan Committee, Jai Bharat Committee) and Under Development in Telangana.
  2. Telangana Land Reforms: Removal of the Intermediaries such as Jagirdari, Inamdari and Zamindari systems; Land ceiling; Tenancy Reforms ; Land alienation in Scheduled Areas.
  3. Agriculture and Associated Sectors of Telangana: Share of Agriculture and Associated sectors in GSDP; Dependence on Agriculture; Agricultural credit Distribution of land holdings; Problems of Dry land Agriculture; Irrigation and its Sources.
  4. Secondary (Industrial) Sectors and Tertiary (Service) Sectors in Telangana: Industrial Development; Structure and Growth of Secondary( Industrial) Sector which consists of Micro, Small scale and Medium scale Enterprises (MSME); Telangana Industrial Policy;Industrial Infrastructure; Structure and Growth of Tertiary (Service) sector.

3. Issues relating to Development as well as Change.

  1. Dynamics of Development in India: Social Inequalities, Regional Inequalities in India; Discrimination on the basis of Gender, Religion, Caste and Ethnicity (tribe) in India; Urbanization and Migration in India.
  2. Development and Displacement in India: Resettlement and Rehabilitation; Policy of Land Acquisition.
  3. Economic Reforms in India: Growth, Poverty and Inequalities in Social Development of India (such as education and health); Social Transformation; Social Security.
  4. Sustainable Development in India : Concept of Sustainable Development, its Measurement and Goals.

Topics in Paper 4: Telangana Movement & State Formation:

1.The Idea of Telangana State (1948 to 1970):

  1. Historical Background of Telangana: Telangana as a unique cultural unit in Princely State of Hyderabad, geographical characteristics of Telangana, political characteristics of Telangana, cultural characteristics of Telangana, Social characteristics of Telangana as well as its economic features; The people of Telangana and the castes, religion, tribes, dialects,languages, arts, crafts, festivals, fairs and significant places in Telangana. Administration in the Princely State of Hyderabad as well as the Administrative Reforms of Salar Jung and Origins of the issue of Mulkis&Non-Mulkis Employment and Civil Services Rules under Mir Osman Ali Khan, VII Nizam’s Farman of 1919 ; the Definition of Mulki and the Establishment of Nizam’s Subjects League which is       known as the Mulki League of 1935 and it’s importance; The  merging of The State of Hyderabad into the Indian Union in 1948. The various Employment policies under the Military Rule as well as Vellodi,1948 to 52; The Breaking of the Mulki-Rules as well as the Implications of Mulki-Rules.
  2. State of Hyderabad in the Independent India; The Formation of Popular Ministry under Burgula Ramakrishna Rao as well as Mulki Agitation in1952; The incident of City College and its Significance, Demand which was made for the Employment of Local People. The Committee Report of Justice JaganMohan Reddy. The Initial Discussions made for Telangana and The demand for the state of Telangana. The States Reorganisation Commission (SRC) and reasons for its formation under the leadership of Fazal Ali in 1953, The fundamental Provisions and Recommendations of States Reorganisation Commission. The views of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar on the States Reorganisation Commission and on the smaller states.
  3. The Formation of the state of Andhra Pradesh in 1956: The Gentlemen’s Agreement, the Provisions and Recommendations in the Agreement. The Telangana regional Committee, formation, functions and performance and violation of safeguards; The migration from the region of Coastal Andhra and the consequences occurring after the migration. The development of Telangana after 1970 in the fields of Education, Medical, Health, Power, Irrigation and Agriculture.
  4. The Contravention of the Rules of Employment and Service: The Beginning of Telangana Agitation, the protests made in Kothagudem and many other places, Fasting by Ravindranath; The agitation in 1969 for Separate State of Telangana. The role of Students, Employees and Intellectuals in the movement of Jai Telangana.
  5. The Telangana Praja Samithi Formation and the progress in the Movement; The expansion of the Movement of Telangana; The Significant Events, Personalities and Leaders in the Movement; All Party Accord of Go 36 for the Suppression of the Movement of Telangana and the consequences of such Suppression. The implication of Five Point and Eight point Formulas.

2. Phase of Mobilization-(1971 to 1991):

The Judgments given by the Court on Mulki Rules, The Movement of Jai Andhra and the Consequences of the Movement, The Six Point Formula in 1973 and the Provisions of the Formula; The Officers ( Jayabharat Reddy) Committee Report in 1975 and G.O. 610 in 1985; Article 371-D, Presidential Order, The Provisions as wel as the Violations of these; The Representation of the Employees and the Reaction of Employees of Telangana.

The Rise of Naxalite Movement and the Expansion of the Movement; Alienation of Tribal Lands; the causes as well as consequences of Struggles of Anti Land Lord in North Telangana, Jagityala & Siricilla, Rythu Cooli Sanghams as well as Adivasi Resistance such as Jal, Zamin and Jungle.

The 1980’s Rise of Regional Parties, the changes took place in the Social, Cultural, Economical and Political structure of Telangana, Notion of Telugu & Suppression of the Identity of Telangana.Expansion of new economy in Hyderabad as well as other parts of Telangana; Industry of Media and Entertainment, Corporate Education and Hospitals, Finance Companies, Contracts, Real Estate, Film, etc; The Dominant Culture of Telangana as well as its significance for the Self respect, Language, Culture as well as the Dialect of the State of Telangana.

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The Liberalization and Privatisation policies which were introduced in 1990’s and the consequences of introducing these policies. The Emergence of imbalances in education, employment, administration and political power, as well as regional disparities; The Agragarian Crisis as well as decline in Handicrafts in Telangana and the impact of these on the Society and Economy of Telangana.

The Intellectual discussions and debates, the efforts made politically as well as ideologically and the Quest for the identity of Telangana; the rise of protest against regional disparities, Under Development of Telangana and the Dicrimination of Telangana.

3. In the Direction of Formation Of Telangana State (1991 to 2014):

  1. Intellectual reaction and public awakening against the discrimination, formation of Civil society organization, Voicing of Separate Telangana Identity; the organizations which were formed initially such as Bhuvanagiri Sabha, Telangana Vidyarthula Vedika, Telangana Aikya Vedika, Warangal Decleration, Telangana Jana Sabha, Telangana Maha Sabha; etc., have raised the issues of the Separate State of Telangana; The Efforts of the BJP as well as Telangana Congress highlighted the issue.
  2. The Events and movements such as Establishment of Telangana Rashtra Samithi(2001), the Political Realignment & Electoral Agencies(2004), the next Phase of Telangana Movement, TRS in UPA, Girgliani Committee, Telangana Employees Joint Action Committee,Pranab Mukharjee Committee, The Elections have alliance Telangana in the Election Manifesto in 2009, The Demand for a Separate State of Telangana, the Agitation against Hyderabad to be a FreeZone, Fast unto Death by K. Chandra Shekar Rao for the Separate State of Telangana and the Formation of Political Joint Action Committee in 2009.
  3. The Role of Political Parties such as TRS, BJP, TDP, Congress, Left parties, M.I.M and many other political parties like Telangana United Front, Dalit-Bahujan Sanghams, Grass roots Movement organizations, Telangana Praja Front, etc….., popular protects made, many other Joint Action Committees; many suicides for the cause of the Separate State of Telangana.
  4. Cultural Revivalism in the region of Telangana; The Symbolic Expressions in Telangana Movement; The Literacy Reforms , performing the arts and various cultural expressions by the women, writers, singers, Artists, Students, castes, Advocates, Civil society groups, organised and unorganised sectors, poets, intellectuals, Journalists, NRIs, other social groups and various other communities for transforming their agitation into a mass movement. Major events, Intensification of Movement & Forms of Protests; Non-Cooperation Movement; Million March; Sakalajanula Samme, etc…..,
  5. All Party Meeting; Parliametary Process;The UPA Government’s stand on Telangana; Anthony Committee; Statements made by the Central Home Minister on the Issue of Telangana; The Report of Sri Krishna Committee and the Recommendations made by it. The proceedings of The Assembly of AP and the Parliament on Telangana, Declaration of Telangana made by the Parliament; Andhra Pradesh State Reorganization Act, 2014; Victory of Telangana Rashtra Samithi(TRS) in Elections in 2014 and the Government of Telangana Formed.


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