Tspsc Group 1 Syllabus

Tspsc Group 1 Syllabus

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Tspsc Group 1 Syllabus-Prelims

Current Affairs – Regional, National & International.International Relations and Events.
General Science; India’s Achievements in Science and TechnologyEnvironmental Issues: Disaster Management- Prevention and Mitigation Strategies.
Economic and Social Development of IndiaWorld Geography, Indian Geography and Geography of Telangana state
History and Cultural Heritage of IndiaIndian Constitution and Polity
Logical Reasoning: Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation.Society, Culture, Heritage, Arts and Literature of Telangana.
Governance and Public Policy in India.Policies of Telangana State.

Tspsc Group 1 Syllabus-Mains

General English (Qualifying Test){10th CLASS STANDARD, QUALIFYING FOR INTERVIEW}

Spotting Errors – Spelling; PunctuationFill in the blanks – Prepositions; Conjunctions; Verb tense.
Re-writing sentences – Active and Passive voice; Direct & Reported Speech; Usage of VocabularyJumbled sentences.
ComprehensionPrecis Writing
ExpansionLetter Writing


(Candidate should write three Essays, selecting one from each Section compulsorily. Each Section contains three Questions. Each Essay carries 50 marks.)

1. Contemporary Social Issues and Social Problems.
2. Issues of Economic Growth and Justice.


1. Dynamics of Indian Politics.
2. Historical and Cultural Heritage of India.


1. Developments in Science and Technology.
2. Education and Human Resource Development


I. History and Culture of India, with special reference to Modern Period (1757 to 1947 A.D.)

1. Early Indian Civilizations-Indus and Vedic; Emergence of Religious Movements in the sixth century BC – Jainism and Buddhism; Indo- Greek Art and Architecture – Gandhara, Mathura and Amaravathi Schools; the Social and Cultural condition under the Mauryan, Satavahanas and Guptas.
2. Advent of Islam and its impact on Indian Society  and Nature and significance of Bhakti and Sufi Movements; Contribution of Kakatiya, and Vijayanagara rulers to Language, Literature, Art and Architecture: the contribution of Delhi Sultans and Mughals to Language , Literature, Art, Architecture and Fine Arts, Monuments; Emergence of Composite Culture in the Deccan and India.


.3. The Establishment of British Colonial Rule in India: Carnatic Wars , Battle of Plassey, AngloMysore, Anglo-Maratha and Anglo-Sikh Wars; Economic Impact of British Colonial Rule: Land Revenue Settlements in British India; -Commercialization of Agriculture; Rise of Landless Agrarian Labour; Famines and Poverty;De-industrialization; Decline of Traditional Crafts; Drain of Wealth; Growth of Trade and Commerce- Economic Transformation of India; Railroads, Transport and Communication Network- Telegraph and Postal Services.
4. Anti – British uprisings: Tribal and Peasant revolts in the Nineteenth Century-Causes and Consequences of 1857 revolt. Factors responsible for the rise of Indian Nationalism; Rise and Growth of Socio- Religious and Anti-Caste Movements: Brahma Samaj, Arya Samaj, Aligarh Movement, Satya Shodak Samaj, Jotiba and Savithribhai Phule, Pandita Ramabai, Narayana Guru, Ayyankali, Annie Beasant; Non- Brahmin, Justice and Self-Respect Movements: Periyar, Mahatma Gandhi, Ambedkar and others.
5. Three Phases of Indian Freedom Struggle, 1885-1947. The rise and growth of All India Kisan Sabha, Workers and Tribal movements; Issue of Gender and Women’s movement; Growth of Socialist and Communist Movements; Growth of Communalism; Independence and Partition of India.


II. History and Cultural Heritage of Telangana.

1. History and culture of Ancient Telangana – Satavahanas, Ikshvakus, and Vishnukundins; Rise and growth of Jainism and Buddhism; Socio-Cultural – Conditions- Language, Literature, Art, and Architecture.
2. Medieval Telangana and the emergence of composite culture – Kakatiyas and Velma kingdoms and their contribution to Socio- Cultural Development, Literature, Music, Dance, Art, and Architecture; Qutub Shahis and their contribution to Telugu literature, art, and architecture. Protest Movements against Kakatiyas and Qutub Shahis- Sammakka Sarakka and Sarvaipapanna
3. The Establishment of Asaf Jahi Dynasty – Salar Jung Reforms and Modernization of Telangana ; Socio- Economic development under the Nizams – Land Tenures and Social System, Jagirdars, Deshmukh etc.and Vetti– British Paramountcy and Nizam- Revolt of 1857 in Hyderabad and the role of Turre Baz Khan; Socio- Economic Development during the rule of the sixth and seventh Nizams – Growth of Railways, Transport and Communication System, Establishment of Industries, Educational Institutions – Monuments of Asaf Jahi period.

4. Socio-Cultural Awaking in Telangana- Andhra Sarasvati Parishat – Literary and Library Movements; Establishment of Nizam Rashtra Andhra Jana Sangham – Andhra Mahasabha – Social Reform Movements -Brahma Samaj, Arya Samaj, and Adi- Hindu and Dalit Movements, Role of Bhagyareddy Varma- Andhra Mahila Sabha and the growth of Women’s Movement. The role of Hyderabad State Congress and Vandemataram Movement.
5. People’s Movement against the Nizam’s Rule – Adivasi revolts – Ramji Gond and Kumaran BheemuTelangana Peasants Armed Struggle – Role of Andhra Mahasabha and the Communists –MajlisIttehadul- Muslimeen Party, Rajakars, and Kasim Razvi – Police Action and the End of Nizam’s Rule – Integration of Hyderabad State into the Indian Union.

III. Geography of India and Telangana.

1. India – Physical setting, Physiography, Drainage, Climate- Mechanism of Monsoon, the effect of ElNino and La Niño, Rainfall variability- Floods and Drought, Soils, Vegetation and WildlifeDegradation and Conservation Measures. Major Minerals and Energy Resources- distribution and conservation, Energy Crisis – role of non-conventional energy resources. Marine Resources – Economic significance, EEZ. Water resources – availability, problems of inter – state Water sharing, Conservation Measures.
2. Agriculture and Irrigation – Major Food and Non-Food crops, Agro-Climatic Regions, Green Revolution, recent trends in Agriculture; Major Irrigation Projects and Command Area Development; Industries- Major Industries – Iron and Steel, Cotton Textiles, Cement, Sugar, Automobile, IT, & Food Processing Industries, Localisation Factors, Industrial Corridors & Economic Development;

Transportation: Means of Transportation, Role of Road and Rail Network in Economic Development, Highways and Express Highways; Major Ports – changing trends and direction of India’s Trade – role of WTO; Strategic location of India in the Indian Ocean; Population – distribution, growth, Demographic characteristics, Demographic dividend and transition, HDI, Population problems and Policies. Urbanization process- Spatial pattern, the growth of Megacities, problems of Urban Growth and Policies, the concept of Smart Cities.
3. Geographical extent of Hyderabad State and present Telangana State Physical setting, Relief, Climate, Rivers, Soils, Forest cover and Wildlife–distribution, depletion, and conservation. Minerals and Energy resources – Coal, Iron, and Limestone distribution. Thermal and Hydro Power Projects – Problems and Prospects.
4. Agriculture- Rainfed/Dryland Agriculture, Drought prone areas and Mitigation Measures. Sources of Irrigation: Canals, Tanks and Wells, Depletion of Ground Water and its conservation- Mission Kakatiya. Industries – Cement, Sugar, Pharma, Electronic, Tourism, IT, ITIR, SEZs. Handicrafts and Household Industries and their problems. Road and Rail Network distribution and role in Economic Development. Population – distribution, growth, density, demographic characteristics (sex ratio, age, literacy, etc.,) Tribal Population – distribution, problems of Tribal areas and policies for Tribal Area Development.
5. Urbanization in Telangana State, Spatio-temporal changes, Urban Growth and Migration. Evolution and phases of Urban Growth of Hyderabad, transformation from historical to modern cosmopolitan Megapolis, Primacy of Hyderabad in Telangana State, City structure, Industries and Industrial estates, urban infrastructure and transport – ORR and Metro – Problems and Planning – role of GHMC and HUDA (Metropolitan Development Plan – 2031, HMDA), Hyderabad as a Tourist Centre and Global city



I. Indian Society, Structure, Issues and Social Movements

1. Indian Society: Salient features, Unity in Diversity; Family, Marriage, Kinship, Caste, Tribe, Religion, Language; Rural – Urban continuum; Multi-culturalism.

2. Social Exclusion and Vulnerable Groups: Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Minorities, Women, Children, Aged and Disabled.

3. Social Issues: Poverty; Unemployment, Child Labour, Violence against Women; Regionalism; Communalism and Secularism; Corruption; Caste Conflicts, Problems of Agricultural Labour; Urbanization; Development and Displacement; Environmental Degradation; Sustainable Development; Population Explosion; Agrarian Distress; Migration.

4. (a)Social Issues in Telangana: Vetti; Jogini and Devadasi System; Girl Child; Flourosis; Child Labour; Migrant Labour; Child Marriages. (b) Social Movements in Telangana.

5. Social Policies and Programmes in India and Telangana: Policies for Women, Children, Aged and Disabled; Policies for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes and Minorities; Environmental Policy; Population Policy; Policy on Education; Policy on Health; Poverty Alleviation Programmes; Welfare Schemes for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Women, Children, Minorities, Aged and Disabled.

Welfare Schemes for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Women, Children, Minorities, Aged and Disabled.

II. Constitution of India.

1. Evolution of Indian Constitution: Role of the Drafting Committee; Constitutional Philosophy and Preamble; Salient features & Basic Structure; Amendments.
2. Fundamental Rights: Nature and Scope; Expanding horizons of Fundamental Rights; Enforceability against State and others; SystemWelfare State and Distributive Justice under the Constitution; Directive Principles of State Policy – Rule of Law and Fundamental Duties.
3.The system of Government: Parliamentary system, Central Government: President, Prime Minister & Council of Ministers; Parliament: Powers and Functions; State Government: Governor, Chief Minister & Council of Ministers; Legislature: Powers and Functions, Legislative Privileges.
4. Judicial System in India: Supreme Court, High Courts & Administrative Tribunals; Subordinate Judiciary; Judicial Review and Judicial Activism; Independence of Judiciary and Judicial Accountability.
5. Federal system: Centre-State Relations- Issues and Challenges pertaining to the Federal Structure; Local Self-Government 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments for sharing of powers – Panchayat Raj and Municipal Institutions; Resolution of Inter-State disputes with reference to Water DisputesChallenges of Implementation.

III. Governance

1. Governance and Good Governance, E-Governance-Applications and Models; Governance at Union level- Cabinet Secretariat, Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Central Secretariat, Ministries and Departments; Constitutional bodies-Finance Commission, Election Commission, Union Public Service Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General of India, National Human Rights Commission, National Commissions for SCs/ST/Minorities and Women; Parliamentary CommitteesEstimates Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Committee on Public Undertakings.
2. Governance at State and District levels-Secretariat and Directorates and their relationships; District Administration-Role of Collector, Institutions of Rural and Urban Governance-Powers and Functions, Systems for delivery of Services; Cooperatives, State Finance Commission; Devolution of Powers and Finances-Issues and Challenges. Development Corporations for SCs, STs, B.Cs, Minorities and Disabled Welfare; Control over Administration-Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Control.
3. Programs, Agencies, and Institutions working for the development of Urban and Rural Areas; People Centred Participatory Development; Poverty Alleviation Programmes; Women Empowerment and Inclusive Growth; Rights related to Health, Food Security and Education-Issues and Challenges.
4. Debates on Development and Development Processes; State and Provision of Services; State and Market; Involvement of Civil Society-Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and NGOs; SelfHelp Groups, (SHGs), Charities and Stakeholders, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP); Corporate Social Responsibility.
5. Ethics and Values of Administration; Neutrality of Civil Services, Committed Bureaucracy, Politician and Civil Servant Relations; Citizen Charters, Gender Sensitization; Transparency and Accountability of Administration; Prevention of Corruption in Administration- Central Vigilance Commission, Central Bureau of Investigation, Lokpal, Lokayuktha, ACB and Consumer Protection Mechanisms; Application and Impact of Right to Information Act-2005; Administrative Reforms.



I. Indian Economy and Development.

1. National Income -Concepts and Measurement of National Income- Nominal and Real Income; Structure and growth of Indian economy – Sectoral trends in National Income of India

2. Poverty and Unemployment: Concepts of Poverty – Income-based Poverty, non-income Povertycapability approach (Human Poverty Index), Measurement of Poverty and trends in Poverty; Concepts, estimates, and trends of Unemployment

3. Money and Banking: Money supply, Structure of Indian Banking and non-banking financial institutions; Reforms in Banking sector; Regulation of credit by RBI

4. Public Finance: Tax structure, Central and state taxes; Government expenditure in revenue and capital account; Public debt: composition- internal and external debt; Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy; Union Budget: Budget Analysis.

5. Planning in Indian economy: Objectives, Priorities, Strategies, Achievements of Five Year Plans; 12th FYP – Inclusive growth; NITI Aayog; Liberalization, Privatisation, Globalisation: Features and Implications.

II. Telangana Economy.

1. Telangana economy in Hyderabad State (Agriculture, Industry, and Trade); Telangana economy in United AP (1956-2014)- Deprivation and Under development; Structure and Growth of Telangana economy: Sectoral trends in GSDP; Per capita income; Income inequalities and Poverty.

2. Human resources: Demographic Structure and Transition, Demographic dividend, (sex ratio, fertility rate, mortality rates); Literacy and Occupation structure

3. Land reforms: I generation (1947-1970) and II generation land reforms (1970 onwards)- Abolition of Intermediaries: Zamindari, Jagirdari, and Inamdari -Tenancy Reforms: Land ceiling ; Land alienation in Scheduled areas; Impact of land reforms.

4. Agriculture and Allied sectors: Trends in share of crop and allied sectors in GSDP; Distribution of land holdings; Trends in Irrigation ; Problems of dry land Agriculture; Dependence on Agriculture; Cropping pattern Trends ; Trends in productivity; Agricultural Credit, Extension, and Marketing; Cooperatives and Producer Companies

5. Industry and Service sectors: Industrial development; Structure and growth of industrial sector, Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector , Revival of sick industries; Industrial infrastructure- Power; Industrial Policy of Telangana; Structure and growth of service sector; employment trends in Industry and Service sectors; Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy of Telangana.

III. Development and Environmental Problems.

1. Environment vs Development: Definition of Environment , Environmentalism; Environmental Protection Policy, Environmental Policy Instruments.
2. Natural resources: Forest resources- Commercialization of forests – Forest Acts vs Forest dwellers/ users; Water: surface water and groundwater, competing demand for water – drinking, industrial and agriculture; Land resources: competing uses of land- food, feed, fuel, and fibre; Mining and Environment; Sustainability of natural resources.
3. Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Ecology and Ecosystem; Food chains in Ecosystems, Typology of ecosystem; Biodiversity and its conservation, Types of Biodiversity, a threat to Biodiversity.
4. Environment pollution and solid waste management, types of solid waste, factors affecting solid waste generation, the impact of solid waste, recycling and reuse.
5. Global Environment Issues: Climate Change, Global Warming and its impact, Sustainable Development.


I. The role and impact of Science and Technology.

1. Classical and Emerging areas of Science & Technology: Value addition by Science & Technology, Current Science & Technology developments in India and importance of Science & Technology as an engine for National Development; Industrial development & Urbanization.

2. National Policy of Science & Technology: changes in Policy from time to time: Technology missions – ICT: Basics in Computers, Robotics, Nanotechnology, and Communication.

3. Space program in India and its applications with special reference to industrial, agricultural and other rural development activities, INSAT, IRS systems, EDUSAT and Chandrayaan-1 and future programme.

4. Application of Space Technology in India with references to Education, Agriculture, and Industry. Climatic change, Floods, Cyclone, Tsunami, Natural and Manmade Disaster Management.

5. Energy Resources: Energy demands, Indian energy scenario- hydel, thermal and nuclear. The importance of renewable resources – Solar, The Wind, small/Mini/Micro hydel, Biomass, waste based, geothermal, tidal & fuel cells. Energy security – Role of Science & Technology, Bio-fuel cultivation, and extraction.

II. Modern Trends in the application of knowledge of Science.

1. Crop Science in India; Characteristics of Plants – Crop plants, Forest species, Medicinal Aromatic plants, Useful and Harmful plants and utility for mankind.

2. The concept of Biotechnology and application of genetic engineering and Stem Cell Research.
Biotechnology in Agriculture (bio-fertilizers, bio – pesticides, bio- fuels, tissue culture, cloning) and Environment (Biotechnology in Environmental cleanup process)

3. Food biotechnology, Food safety and Food quality standards, Food Laws and Regulations. Recent trends in organic farming and farm mechanization. Safe Drinking Water – Defluoridation and other Techniques.

4. Microbial infections; Introduction to bacterial, viral, protozoal and fungal infections. Basic knowledge of infections caused by different groups of microorganisms- diarrhea, dysentery, cholera, tuberculosis, malaria, viral infections like HIV, encephalitis, chikungunya, bird flu- preventive measures during outbreaks.

5. Vaccines: Introduction to immunity, Fundamental concepts in vaccination and traditional methods of vaccine production ( production of DPT and Rabies vaccine), Production of modern vaccines (production of Hepatitis Vaccine).

III. Data Interpretation and Problem Solving.

1. Data Analysis – Analytical Interpretation of statistical Data, Study of Graphs and Charts – Bar graphs, Line graphs and Pie- charts and drawing conclusions.

2. Problems based on Tabular and Diagrammatical Data – Problems based on Probability Logical Reasoning, Analytical and Mental ability.

3. Quantitative Aptitude – Number Sequences, Series, Averages, Number Systems, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss.

4. Time and Work, Speed -Time – Distance, Simple Interest, Analytical and Critical reasoning.

5. Decision Making and Problem Solving: A duly structured situation will be presented to the candidates and they will be asked to analyze and suggest their own solution to the problem arising out of situations.


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