Telangana TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus Exam Pattern download Group II Exam Previous Papers

Telangana TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus Exam Pattern download Group II Exam Previous Papers

TS Group 2 Syllabus

As you all know about the previous notification for the recruitment of 1027 vacancies in Telangana Public service commission TSPSC. The appellants can download the Telangana TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus Exam Pattern download Group II Exam Previous Papers from the official link or from our winmeen site. This article is for the aspirants who wants to take up group 2 exam in TSPSC. The recruitment is mainly for the graduates and other job seekers in Telangana had make use of this chance and also checking many other website’s article to know the correct exam pattern and syllabus followed by the Telangana Public service commission.

Latest TSPSC Group II syllabus

After the bifurcation of the state Andhra Pradesh, The Telangana government had started everything in new way, such that it also started the telangana Public Service commission in the year 2014. It is considered as one of the youngest commission in India. The work of TSPSC is to find out young and efficient talent through their selection process. The allotment of seats to the candidates will be depends on merit and reservation rules laid by the government. Initially, the TSPSC conducted Group 1, Group 2, 3 and 4 for large number of vacancies in 2014. After that, it started the recruitment for Group 2 for 1027 vacancies which is followed by group 4 and police constable vacancies of 1000 and 10,000 respectively.

As the recruitment is huge, the interested graduation completed candidates took their part. Now the time is for exam preparation corner. The candidates who are all looking for latest TSPSC updates can check the syllabus and exam pattern together for your bright preparation.

Telangana TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus Exam Pattern download Group II Exam Previous Papers
Telangana TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus Exam Pattern download Group II Exam Previous Papers

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TSPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern 2016

The exam is of paper and pen test, which is objective type in nature with multiple choice questions. The standard of the exam will be degree level. As per the notify, the exam pattern for TSPSC Group 2 consists of  Paper I, II, III and IV. The total time duration for each paper is two and half hours with maximum mark of 150 in each. The separate mark was allotted for interview round too, that is of 75 marks. The candidates need to take each and every topic preparation in serious way. The selected candidates in written will be sent for the next round. As it is Personal Interview round, the appearing candidates should not take the questions of the interviewer as light as other interview. Be prepared on all topics which related to the current facts of our national as well as international level.

Paper I& II: General Studies & General Abilities, History, Polity and society

Paper III: Economy and Development

Paper IV: Telangana movement and State formation.

Telangana PSC group 2 Exam pattern

Paper-I General Studies &
General Abilities
Paper-II History, Polity & 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 & Development

i. Indian Economy: Issues and Challenges.

ii. Economy and Development of Telangana.

iii. Issues of Development and Change.

Paper-IV Telangana Movement &
State  Formation
i.The Idea
of Telangana (1948-1970)ii. Mobilisational Phase
(1971 -1990)iii. Towards Formation of
Telangana State (1991-2014)

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Telangana PSC group 2 syllabus

The syllabus of TSPSC Group 2 is also available in our site and official site. The Group II exam are nowdays more competitive exams in state level. To break the exam highest cut off marks, one must need to go for detailed syllabus first as a part of their preparation process. The Syllabus must be check listed after the completion of  each topic. Please read with focussed minds because if you clear the written exam means you will be called for personal interview round, where you may be asked for all those questions from the same syllabus. So, it is mandatory to read each and every topics with great care and interest.

The TSPSC Group 2 Previous papers are also available at their official link. Download the old and sample papers for practicing purpose.The Personal interview round is also carries mark. So the candidates are asked to take it serious on preparation. Meanwhile, be ready for all sort of questions which shall be fired by the interviewer. Just concentrate and focus, you will reach the success very soon. For other details, please log on to our site regularly. Also do make subscription for future updates.

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TSPSC syllabus 2016

TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus for General Studies and General Abilities

  • Current Affairs – Regional, National & International.
  • International Relations and Events.
  • General Science; India’s Achievements in Science and Technology.
  • Environmental Issues; Disaster Management – Prevention and Mitigation Strategies.
  • World Geography, Indian Geography and Geography of Telangana State.
  • History and Cultural Heritage of India.
  • Society, Culture, Heritage, Arts and Literature of Telangana.
  • Policies of Telangana State
  • Social Exclusion, Rights Issues, and Inclusive Policies.
  • Logical Reasoning; Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation.
  • Basic English (10th Class Standard).

TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus for History, Polity, and Society

  • Socio-Cultural History of India and Telangana.
  • Overview of the Indian Constitution and Politics.
  • Social Structure, Issues and Public Policies.

TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus for Economy and Development

  • Indian Economy: Issues and Challenges.
  • Economy and Development of Telangana.
  • Issues of Development and Change.

TSPSC Group 2 Syllabus for Telangana Movement and State Formation

  • The idea of Telangana (1948-1970).
  • Mobilisational phase (1971 -1990).
  • Towards Formation of Telangana State (1991-2014).

Detailed syllabus for TSPSC Group 2


  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)


  1. Socio-Cultural History of India and Telangana.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

  1. 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, Guru, Periyar Ramaswamy Naicker, Gandhi, Ambedkar etc.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Overview of the Indian Constitution and Politics.

  5. Evolution of Indian Constitution – Nature and salient features – Preamble.
  6. Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Fundamental Duties.
  7. Distinctive Features of Indian Federalism – Distribution of Legislative and Administrative Powers between Union and States.
  8. Union and State Governments – President – Prime Minister and Council of Ministers; Governor, Chief Minister and Council of Ministers – Powers and Functions.
  9. Rural and Urban Governance with special reference to the 73rd and 74th Amendments.
  10. Electoral System: Free and fair Elections, Malpractices; Election Commission; Electoral Reforms and Political Parties.
  11. Judicial System in India – Judicial Activism.
  12. a) Special Provisions for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward  Classes, Women and Minorities.
  13. b) Welfare Mechanism for Enforcement – National Commission for Scheduled  Castes, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes and National  Commission for Backward Classes.
  14. 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.

  1. Social Movements:

Peasant’s Movements, Tribal movements, Backward Class Movements, Dalit Movements, Environmental Movements, Women’s Movements, Regional Autonomy Movements, Human Rights Movements.

  1. Telangana Specific Social Issues:

Vetti, Jogini, Devadasi System, Child labour, Girl child , Flourosis, Migration, Farmer’s and Weaver’s Distress.

  1. 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.


  1. Indian Economy: Issues and Challenges.
  2. Growth and Development : Concepts of Growth and Development –
  3. Measures of Economic Growth: National Income- Definition, Concepts and
  4. Poverty and Unemployment : Concepts of Poverty – Income based Poverty
  5. Planning in Indian Economy : Objectives, Priorities, Strategies, and Relationship between Growth and Development Methods of measuring National Income; Nominal and Real Income. and Non-Income based poverty ; Measurement of Poverty; Unemployment-Definition, Types of Unemployment Achievements of Five year Plans – 12th FYP; Inclusive Growth – NITI Aayog
  6. Economy and Development of Telangana.
  7. Telangana Economy in undivided Andhra Pradesh (1956-2014)- Deprivations (Water(Bachavat Committee), Finances (Lalit, Bhargava, Wanchu Committees) and Employment(Jai Bharat, Girglani Committees)) and Under Development.
  8. Land Reforms in Telangana : Abolition of Intermediaries: Zamindari, Jagirdari and Inamdari;Tenancy Reforms ;Land ceiling; Land alienation in Scheduled
  9. 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.
  10. Industry and Service Sectors: Industrial Development; Structure and Growth of Industry sector- Micro, 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.


  1. The idea of Telangana (1948-1970)
  2. Historical Background: Telangana as a distinctive cultural unit in Hyderabad Princely State, its geographical, cultural, socio, political and economic features- people of Telangana- 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 Incident- Its 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.
  4. Formation of Andhra Pradesh, 1956: Gentlemen’s Agreement – its Provisions and Recommendations; Telangana Regional Committee, Composition, Functions and performance-Violation of Safeguards-Migration from Coastal Andhra Region and its Consequences-Post-1970 development Scenario in Telangana-Agriculture, Irrigation, Power, Education, Employment, Medical and Health etc.
  5. Violation of Employment and Service Rules: Origins of Telangana Agitation-Protest in Kothagudem and other places, Fast unto Death by Ravindranath; Employees in Jai Telangana Movement.
  6. 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.
  7. Mobilisational phase (1971 -1990)

  8. 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 Telangana Employees
  9. 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. 1969 Agitation for Separate Telangana. Role of Intellectuals, Students,
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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 organization, Articulation of separate Telangana Identity; Initial organization raised the issues of separate Telangana; Telangana Information Trust-Telangana Aikya Vedika, Bhuvanagiri Sabha- Telangana Jana Sabha, Telangana Maha Sabha- Warangal Declaration- Telangana Vidyarthula 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-Alliances-Telangana 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

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