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Municipal Commissioner Gr. III (Municipal Administration Sub service), Asst. Commercial Tax officer (Commercial Tax Sub-Service), Sub – Registrar Group II (Registration Sub Service), Extension Officer (Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Sub service), Prohibition and Excise Sub Inspector (Excise Sub-service), Deputy Tahsildar in Land Administration, Assistant Registrar in Registrar of Co-operative Societies, Executive officer Grade – I in Endowments Department, Assistant Labour Officer in Commissioner of Labour Department, Assistant Development Officer in Handloom and Textiles, Assistant Section Officer GAD (Single Unit) Secretariat, Assistant Section Officer in Finance Department Secretariat, Assistant Section Officer in Law department Secretariat
Scheme and syllabus for recruitment to the posts of Group – 2 services
|Scheme of examination and syllabus to the post Group II Services|
|PAPER||SUBJECT||QUESTIONS(MULTIPLE CHOICE)||DURATION (HOURS)||MAXIMUM MARKS|
|PART – A WRITTEN EXAMINATION (Objective Type)|
|PAPER-I||GENERAL STUDIES AND GENERAL ABILITIES||150||2½||150|
|PAPER-II||HISTORY, POLITY AND SOCIETY
i. Socio-Cultural History of India and Telangana
ii. Overview of the Indian Constitution and Politics
iii. Social Structure, Issues and Public Policies
|PAPER-III||ECONOMY AND DEVELOPMENT
i. Indian Economy: Issues and challenges
ii. Economy and Development of Telangana
iii. Issues of Development and Change
|PAPER-IV||TELANGANA MOVEMENT AND STATE FORMATION
i. The idea of Telangana (1948-1970)
ii. Mobilisational phase (1971 -1990)
iii.Towards formation of Telangana State (1991-2014)
1. Current Affairs – Regional, National & International.
2. International Relations and Events.
3. General Science; India’s Achievements in Science and Technology
4. Environmental Issues; Disaster Management - Prevention and Mitigation Strategies.
5. World Geography, Indian Geography and Geography of Telangana State.
6. History and Cultural Heritage of India.
7. Society, Culture, Heritage, Arts and Literature of Telangana.
8. Policies of Telangana State.
9. Social Exclusion, Rights Issues and Inclusive Policies.
10. Logical Reasoning; Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation.
11. Basic English. (10th Class Standard)
PAPER-II: HISTORY, POLITY AND SOCIETY
I. Socio-Cultural History of India and Telangana.
1. Salient features of Indus Valley Civilization: Society and Culture. -Early and Later Vedic
Civilizations; Religious Movements in Sixth Century B.C. –Jainism and Buddhism. Socio, Cultural
Contribution of Mauryas, Guptas, Pallavas, Chalukyas, Cholas Art and Architecture - Harsha and
the Rajput Age.
2. The Advent of Islam and the Establishment of Delhi Sultanate-Socio, Cultural Conditions under
the Sultanate –Sufi and Bhakti Movements. The Mughals: Social and Cultural Conditions; Language,
Literature, Art and Architecture. Rise of Marathas and their contribution to Culture; Socio-Cultural conditions in the Deccan under the Bahamanis and Vijayanagara - Literature, Art and Architecture.
3. Advent of Europeans: Rise and Expansion of British Rule: Socio-Cultural Policies - Cornwallis,
Wellesley, William Bentinck, Dalhousie and others. The Rise of Socio-Religious Reform Movements
in the Nineteenth Century. Social Protest Movements in India –Jotiba and Savithribai Phule,
Ayyankali, Narayana Guru, Periyar Ramaswamy Naicker, Gandhi, Ambedkar etc.
4. Socio-Cultural conditions in Ancient Telangana- Satavahanas, Ikshvakus, Vishnukundins,
Mudigonda and Vemulawada Chalukyas. Religion, Language, Literature, Art and Architecture;
Medieval Telangana - Contribution of Kakatiyas, Rachakonda and Devarakonda Velamas, Qutub
Shahis; Socio -Cultural developments: Emergence of Composite Culture. Fairs, Festivals, Moharram,
Ursu, Jataras etc.
5. Foundation of AsafJahi Dynasty- from Nizam –ul- Mulk to Mir Osaman Ali Khan - SalarJung
Reforms Social system and Social conditions-Jagirdars, Zamindars, Deshmuks, and Doras- Vetti
and Bhagela system and position of Women. Rise of Socio-Cultural Movements in Telangana:
Arya Samaj, Andhra Maha Sabha, Andhra Mahila Sabha, Adi-Hindu Movements, Literary and
Library Movements. Tribal and Peasant Revolts: Ramji Gond, Kumaram Bheemu, and Telangana
Peasant Armed Struggle – Police Action and the End of Nizam Rule.
II. Overview of the Indian Constitution and Politics.
1. Evolution of Indian Constitution – Nature and salient features – Preamble.
2. Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Fundamental Duties.
3 Distinctive Features of Indian Federalism – Distribution of Legislative and Administrative Powers between Union and States.
4. Union and State Governments – President – Prime Minister and Council of Ministers; Governor,
Chief Minister and Council of Ministers – Powers and Functions.
5. Rural and Urban Governance with special reference to the 73rd and 74th Amendments.
6. Electoral System: Free and fair Elections, Malpractices; Election Commission; Electoral Reforms
and Political Parties.
7. Judicial System in India – Judicial Activism.
8. a) Special Provisions for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Women
b) 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.
III. Social Structure, Issues and Public Policies.
1. Indian Social Structure:
Salient Features of Indian society: Caste, Family, Marriage, Kinship, Religion, Tribe, Women,
Middle class - Socio-cultural Features of Telangana Society.
2. Social Issues:
Inequality and Exclusion: Casteism, Communalism, Regionalism, Violence against Women, Child
Labour, Human trafficking, Disability and Aged.
3. Social Movements:
Peasant’s Movements, Tribal movements, Backward Class Movements, Dalit Movements,
Environmental Movements, Women’s Movements, Regional Autonomy Movements, Human Rights
4. Telangana Specific Social Issues:
Vetti, Jogini, Devadasi System, Child labour, Girl child , Flourosis, Migration, Farmer’s and Weaver’s Distress.
5. Social Policies and Welfare Programmes:
Affirmative Policies for SCs, STs, OBC, Women, Minorities, Labour, Disabled and Children; Welfare
Programmes: Employment, Poverty Alleviation Programmes; Rural and Urban, Women and Child
Welfare, Tribal Welfare.
PAPER-III: ECONOMY AND DEVELOPMENT
I. Indian Economy: Issues and Challenges.
1. Growth and Development : Concepts of Growth and Development –Relationship between Growth
2. Measures of 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 based
poverty ; Measurement of Poverty; Unemployment- Definition, Types of Unemployment
4. Planning in Indian Economy : Objectives, Priorities, Strategies, and Achievements of Five year
Plans – 12th FYP; Inclusive Growth – NITI Aayog
II. Economy and Development of Telangana.
1. Telangana Economy in undivided Andhra .Pradesh (1956-2014)- Deprivations (Water (Bachavat
Committee), Finances (Lalit, Bhargava, Wanchu Committees) and Employment( Jai Bharat
Committee, Girgilan Committee) and Under Development.
2. Land Reforms in Telangana : Abolition of Intermediaries: Zamindari, Jagirdari and Inamdari;Tenancy Reforms ;Land ceiling; Land alienation in Scheduled Areas
3. Agriculture and Allied Sectors: Share of Agriculture and Allied sectors in GSDP; Distribution of land holdings; Dependence on Agriculture; Irrigation- Sources of Irrigation; Problems of Dry land Agriculture; Agricultural credit.
4. Industry and Service Sectors: Industrial Development; Structure and Growth of Industry sectorMicro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector; Industrial Infrastructure; Industrial Policy of Telangana; Structure and Growth of Service sector.
III. Issues of Development and Change.
1. Development Dynamics: Regional Inequalities in India – Social Inequalities - Caste, Ethnicity
(tribe), Gender and Religion; Migration; Urbanisation.
2. Development and Displacement: Land Acquisition Policy; Resettlement and Rehabilitation.
3. Economic Reforms: Growth, Poverty and Inequalities – Social Development (education and health);
Social Transformation; Social Security.
4. Sustainable Development: Concept and Measurement; Sustainable Development Goals.
PAPER-IV TELANGANA MOVEMENT AND STATE FORMATION
I. The idea of Telangana (1948-1970)
1. Historical Background: Telangana as a distinctive cultural unit in Hyderabad Princely State, its geographical, cultural, socio, political and economic features- people of Telagangana- castes, tribes, religion, arts, crafts, languages, dialects, fairs, festivals and important places in Telangana. Administration in Hyderabad Princely State and 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 and Definition of Mulki - Establishment of Nizam’s Subjects
League known as the Mulki League 1935 and its Significance; Merger of Hyderabad State into
Indian Union in 1948- Employment policies under Military Rule and Vellodi,1948-52; Violation of
Mulki-Rules and Its Implications.
3. Hyderabad State in Independent India- Formation of Popular Ministry under Burgula Ramakrishna
Rao and 1952 Mulki-Agitation; Demand for Employment of Local people and City College IncidentIts
importance. Justice Jagan Mohan Reddy Committee Report, 1953 – Initial debates and demand
for Telangana State-Reasons for the Formation of States Reorganization Commission (SRC) under
Fazal Ali in 1953-Main Provisions and Recommendations of SRC-Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s views on
SRC and smaller states.
3. Formation of Andhra Pradesh, 1956: Gentlemen’s Agreement - its Provisions and Recommendations;
Telangana Regional Committee, Composition, Functions and Perfomance -Violation of SafeguardsMigration from Coastal Andhra Region and its Consequences-Post-1970 development Scenario in Telangana-Agriculture, Irrigation, Power, Education, Employment, Medical and Health etc.
4. Violation of Employment and Service Rules: Origins of Telangana Agitation- Protest in Kothagudem and other places, Fast unto Death by Ravindranath; 1969 Agitation for Separate Telangana. Role of Intellectuals, Students, Employees in Jai Telangana Movement.
5. Formation of Telangana Praja Samithi and Course of Movement - the Spread of Telangana
Movement- Major Events, Leaders and Personalities- All Party Accord – Go 36 - Suppression of
Telangana Movement and its Consequences-The Eight Point and Five-Point Formulas-Implications.
II. Mobilisational phase (1971 -1990)
1. Court Judgements on Mulki Rules- Jai Andhra Movement and its Consequences- Six Point Formula
1973, and its Provisions; Article 371-D, Presidential Order, 1975-Officers (Jayabharat Reddy)
Committee Report- G.O. 610 (1985); its Provisions and Violation- Reaction and Representations of
2. Rise and Spread of Naxalite Movement, causes and consequences - Anti-Landlord Struggles in
Jagityala-Siricilla, North Telangana; Rytu-Cooli Sanghams; Alienation of Tribal Lands and Adivasi
Resistance- Jal, Jungle, and Zamin.
3. Rise of Regional Parties in 1980’s and Changes in the Political, Socio-Economic and Cultural
fabric of Telangana- Notion of Telugu Jathi and suppression of Telangana identity- Expansion of
new economy in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana; Real Estate, Contracts, Finance Companies;
Film, Media and Entertainment Industry; Corporate Education and Hospitals etc; Dominant Culture
and its implications for Telangana self respect, Dialect, Language and Culture.
4. Liberalization and Privatisation policies in 1990’s and their consequences - Emergence of regional disparities and imbalances in political power, administration, education, employment- Agrarian crisis and decline of Handicrafts in Telangana and its impact on Telangana Society and economy.
5. Quest for Telangana identity-intellectual discussions and debates- political and ideological efforts – Growth of popular unrest against regional disparities, discrimination and under development of Telangana.
III. Towards Formation of Telangana State (1991-2014)
1. Public awakening and Intellectual reaction against discrimination- formation of Civil society
organisation, Articulation of separate Telanagana Identity; Initial organisations raised the issues of separate Telangana; Telangana Information Trust - Telangana Aikya Vedika, Bhuvanagiri Sabha - Telangana Jana Sabha, Telangana Maha Sabha - Warangal Decleration - Telangana idyavanthula Vedika; etc., Efforts of Telangana Congress & BJP in highlighting the issue.
2. Establishment of Telangana Rashtra Samithi in 2001, Political Realignment and Electoral Alliances in 2004 and later Phase of Telangana Movement – TRS in UPA- Girgliani Committee- Telangana Employees Joint Action Committee - Pranab Mukherjee Committee- 2009-Elections-AlliancesTelangana in Election Manifestos- The agitation against Hyderabad as Free-zone - and Demand for separate Statehood- Fast-Unto-Death by K.Chandra Shekar Rao-Formation of Political Joint Action Committee (2009)
3. Role of Political Parties-TRS, Congress, B.J.P., Left parties, T.D.P., M.I.M and other political parties such as Telangana Praja Front, Telangana United Front etc., Dalit-Bahujan Sanghams and Grass roots Movement organisations - Other Joint Action Committees and popular protests- Suicides for the cause of Telangana.
4. Cultural Revivalism in Telangana, other symbolic expressions in Telangana Movement- Literary
forms- performing arts and other cultural expressions- writers, poets, singers, intellectuals, Artists, Journalists, Students, Employees, Advocates, Doctors, NRIs, women, Civil society groups, organised and unorganised sectors, castes, communities and other social groups in transforming the agitation into a mass movement-Intensification of Movement, Forms of Protest and Major events: Sakalajanula Samme, Non-Cooperation Movement; Million March, etc.,
5. Parliamentary Process; UPA Government’s stand on Telangana- All-Party Meeting- Anthony
Committee- Statements on Telangana by Central Home Minister - Sri Krishna Committee Report and its
Recommendations, AP Assembly and Parliamentary proceedings on Telangana, Declaration of Telangana
State in Parliament, Andhra Pradesh State Reorganization Act, 2014- Elections and
victory of Telangana Rashtra Samithi and the first Government of Telangana State.
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