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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    AP Grama Sachivalayam Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    offline
  • Exam Duration
    90-150 Minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Depends on vacancies
  • Official Website
    https://gramasachivalayam.ap.gov.in/
  • Medium of the exam
    English, Telugu
Eligibilty Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the exam are as follows:

AP Grama Sachivalayam Educational Qualifications 2022

Must have a Degree from any University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, State Act, or a Provincial Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission.

AP Grama Sachivalayam Overall Eligibility 2022

Candidates can check the age limit and other important eligibility information from the table below:

Particulars Details
Age Limit 18-42
Nationality Indian
Domicile Andhra Pradesh
Exam Pattern

AP Grama Sachivalayam is one stage exam that candidate has to clear. The detailed exam pattern is given below.

Subject No of Question Maximum Marks Duration
Paper 1 (general aptitude, English Telugu, current affair, etc ) 75 75 75 minutes
Paper 2 (depend on the post applied) 75 75 75 minutes
  • Both papers have negative marking for every wrong alternative 0.25 marks are deducted.
  • Part-a is common for all posts
  • This is an offline exam where candidates are given an OMR sheet to solve the paper.
Syllabus

The detailed syllabus is given below:

Syllabus For Paper 1

  • General Mental ability and reasoning.
  • Quantitative aptitude including data interpretation.
  • Comprehension – Telugu & English.
  • General English.
  • Basic Computer Knowledge.
  • Current affairs of regional, national and international importance.
  • General Science and its applications to day-to-day life, Contemporary development in science and Technology, and Information Technology.
  • Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection.

Paper 2 Syllabus for Panchayat Secretary Grade- V

  • History & Culture of India with a specific focus on AP.
  • Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, 73/74th Amendments, public policy, reforms ad center-state relations with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
  • Economy and Planning in India with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
  • Society, Social justice, rights issues. 5. Physical geography of the Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
  • Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and legal implications/problems.
  • Key welfare & development schemes of Government of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Women empowerment and economic development through self-help grounds/community-based organizations with a focus on weaker sections.

Paper 2 Syllabus for Animal Husbandry Subordinate Services

  • Analytical Laboratory Techniques: Common equipment for laboratory analysis, guidelines for handling chemicals & equipment, disposal of laboratory wastes. Sampling and sample preparation for chemical analysis.
  • Laboratory Diagnostic Techniques - Sterilisation techniques of laboratory chemicals and glassware. Media preparation, serodiagnosis - antigen, antibody.
  • Laboratory Diagnostic Techniques':" II Collection, preservation & dispatch of various materials for parasitological examination - Skin scrapings, etc
  • Dairy Management: the importance of Milk - Advantages of Dairy farming important breeds of cattle & Buffaloes. Important exotic dairy cattle. Importance of cross-breeding. Advantages of cross crossbred and upgrading of buffaloes. Ideal dairy animals. Dairy Farm practices. Feeding and Management of different class classes of animals. Milking methods. Clean Milk production. Importance of Colostrum. The housing of dairy animals. Identification of Dairy animals. Package of practices in calf rearing. Heifer rearing. Management of high-yielding cows and buffaloes. Composition and Chemical properties of milk. Farm records and their maintenance. Biogas production. Economics of Dairy Farming. Role of Milk cooperatives. Milk Chilling, Pasteurisation in milk - Important products. Marketing of dairy cattle, milk & milk products, important dairy products.
  • Principles of management of Meat animals Importance of meat-producing animals - sheep, goat, swine, and rabbits. Popular breeds of sheep, goat & swine, i.e., and their characters. Breeding. Mating practices, feeding, and general management &guidelines. Care and management of pregnant & lactating animals. Rearing of lambs, kids, and piglets. The housing of sheep, goats, &Swine. Debugging, docking, castration, vaccination, deworming, decking in meat animals - Marketing of Live meat animals - Livestock insurance.
  • Livestock Farm Management: Livestock farming vs mixed farming, record keeping, farm inventory marketing of Livestock & Livestock products, distribution channels, organization of cooperative societies.
  • Principles of Livestock feeding: Importance of feeding - classification of feeds and fodders – the importance of cultivated fodder & legumes, roughages & concentrates - chaffing of fodder- preparation of concentrate mixture - Formulation of rations- fodder conservation (Hay & Silage making) - common crop residues in animal feeding. Important fodder trees. Animal feeding & drought and natural calamities - storage feeds - Thumb rules for Livestock feeding - Urea treated paddy straw.
  • Basics of Pet & Zoo animals management: Common pet animals and their utility, common breeds of dogs, handling & restraining of pet animals Feeding & Management of dogs, important zoo animals - care, management & health cover of zoo animals Vaccination schedule, deworming - administration of medicines in different routes in dogs and cats
  • Avian Hatchery Management: Layout of Hatchery- incubators- setters - Hatchery incubation - management. Hatching eggs - Collection, selection, and storage - fumigation – a requirement of incubation - temperature, humidity, ventilation, turning candling of eggs - sexing, vaccination, grading of chicks, dubbing, and toy clipping.
  • Poultry Management: Advantages of Poultry farming - present status of the poultry industry - different breeds – a system of poultry rearing - advantages and disadvantages - poultry farm equipment - breeding management - feeding and management of different classes of poultry - feed supplements - additives - mixing of poultry feeds – a measure of sanitation - disinfection and disease control - Reconstitution of vaccine and their preservation - routes of vaccination - designing of vaccination program - litter management - handling of eggs. Farm records - record keeping. Feeding management of other avian species. Economics of poultry farming (Layers& Broilers) -Marketing of poultry eggs and chicken meat
  • Basics in Meat production &Handling: Importance of meat yielding animals - Selection of ideal meat animals - optimum for slaughter - common instruments used to handle meat animals - dressing percentage- transportation of meat animals - care during transport - pre-slaughter handling - methods of slaughter - major cuts and their yields - components of an abattoir - optimum facilities principles of meat preservation - aging of differing species of Livestock.

Paper 2 Syllabus for Welfare and Education Assistant

  • History & Culture of India with a specific focus on AP
  • Indian Polity and Governance: Constitutional issues, 73rd and 74th Amendments, Public Policy, Reforms, and Centre-State relations with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh
  • Economy and Planning in India with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh
  • Society, social justice, rights issues
  • Physical Geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh
  • Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural. Political and Legal implications/problem
  • Key welfare and development schemes of Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • Women empowerment and economic development through Self Help Groups/Community Based Organisations with a focus on weaker sections.

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