Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) will recruit eligible candidates for TSPSC Group 2 services through a written test. For being selected for the posts, the candidates must have to qualify for each stage of the recruitment process. The candidates looking forward to Telangana State PSC as a Group II officer post must be aware of the TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus and Exam Pattern. The exam date of the TSPSC Group 2 recruitment 2024 has been announced for 07th and 08th August 2024. Go through the article to know more about the TSPSC Group 2 subject-wise syllabus and exam pattern.

TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024- Overview

The TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus consists of General Knowledge, History & Society, Economy Development, and Telangana Movement & State Formation. Go through the overview of TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024 and have an idea about the marking scheme, exam duration, and other important details for the syllabus from here. 

TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024
OrganisationTelangana State Public Service Commission
Exam NameTSPSC Group 2 Exam 2024
Exam LevelState-level
Exam Date07th and 08th August 2024
Mode of ExamOffline
Marking Scheme1 mark
Negative Marking0.25 marks or ¼th marks
Selection ProcessWritten test
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TSPSC Group 2 Selection Process 2024

The candidates who are planning to appear in the upcoming TSPSC Group 2 Recruitment 2024 exam must be well versed with its selection process followed by TSPSC to shortlist candidates for Group 2 services. The TSPSC Group 2 examination has two stages:-

Stage 1- Written test (Offline) - Paper I, II, III, IV

TSPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2024

1. TSPSC Group 2 consists of 4 papers- Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4 of 150 marks each.

2. For every correct answer, the candidates will get 1 Mark each

3. For each wrong answer, 0.25 will be deducted.

4. The TSPSC exam duration is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

5. Question paper is objective type in the trilingual language (English, Telugu, and Urdu)

6. A total of 600 marks will be allotted in Stage I, having 150 marks for each Paper I-IV and 75 marks in Stage II.

StagePaperNo. of QuestionsDuration
Stage-1Paper I: General Studies and General Abilities1502 hours 30 minutes
Paper II: History, Polity and Society150
Paper III: Economy and Development150
Paper IV: Telangana Movement & State Formation150

TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024

The TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus is not vast as compared to other examinations. There are 4 papers for different subjects and candidates have to focus on each paper to score good marks in TSPSC Group 2 Exam. This could be possible only if the candidates prepare as per the TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus which has been discussed below for each paper. 

TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024 for Paper 1

The topics to be covered in Paper I include General knowledge and General Abilities which have been elaborated below. 

  1. Current Affairs Regional, National & International
  2. International Relations & Events
  3. General Science: Achievements in Science & Technology
  4. World Geography: Indian Geography & of the Telangana State.
  5. Environmental Issues – Disaster Management (Prevention and Strategies)
  6. India – History & Cultural Heritage
  7. Telangana State: Heritage, Society, Culture, Arts & Literature and Policies
  8. Social Inclusion, Rights Issues & Inclusive Policies
  9. Logical Reasoning: Analytical & Data Interpretation
  10. English: Class 10th (Basic)

TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024 for Paper 2

  1. Socio-Cultural History (India & Telangana State)
  2. Overview of the constitution & policies of India
  3. Social Structure, Issues & Public policies

TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024 for Paper 3

Indian Economy: Issues and challenges

  1. Growth and Development: Concepts of Growth and Development - The Relationship between Growth and Development.
  2. Measures related to economic growth: National income- definition, concepts and methods of measuring national income; Nominal and real income.
  3. Poverty and Unemployment: Concepts of Poverty - Income Based Poverty and Non-Income Poverty; Measure of poverty; Unemployment definition, types of unemployment.
  4. Planning in the Indian Economy: Goals, Priorities, Strategies and Achievements of the Five Year Plans - 12th FYP; Cohesive Growth - Nithi Aayog.

Telangana State: Economy and development

  1. Telangana Economy in pre-partition Andhra Pradesh (1956-2014) - Development of Lemi (Water (Bachawat Committee), Economic Affairs (Lalit, Bhargava, Vanchu Committees) and Employment (Jai Bharat, Girglani Committees) and below.
  2. Land Reforms in Telangana: Abolition of Arbitrators: Zamindari, Jagirdari and Inamdari; Rental Reforms; Land Ceiling; Land-alienated areas on schedule.
  3. Agriculture and allied sectors: The share of agriculture and allied sectors.
    GSDP; Distribution of land holdings; Dependence on Agriculture; Irrigation Irrigation Sources; Dry land agricultural problems; Agricultural loan.
  4. Industry and service sectors: industrial development; Sector of construction and growth industries- Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector; Industrial Infrastructure; Telangana Industrial Policy; Construction and growth
    service sector.

Issues of development and change

  1. Development Dynamics: Regional Inequalities in India - Social Inequalities - Caste, Race (Tribe), Gender and Religion; Immigration; Urbanization.
  2. Development: land acquisition policy; Rehabilitation.
  3. Economic reforms: growth, poverty and inequality - social development (education and health); Social Transformation; Social security.
  4. Sustainable Development: Concept and Measurement; Sustainable development goals.

TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024 for Paper 4

  1. The idea of Telangana (1948-1970)
  2. Mobilisation Phase (1971-1990)
  3. Towards Formation of Telangana State (1991-2014)
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TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus 2024: FAQs

Ans. There will be a written test for selecting candidates for TSPSC Group 2 services.

Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking for 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.

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