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# APPSC Zilla Sainik Welfare Officers Syllabus

SYLLABUS  FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE  POST OF

ZILLA SAINIK WELFARE OFFICERS

PART  – A

WRITTEN (Objective  Type) EXAMINATION

General  Studies ( 150 Marks in 150 Min Time Duration)
GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY

1. General  Science –  Contemporary  developments  in  Science and  Technology and their implications  including matters of  every day  observation and experience, as  may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.

2. Current affairs – Current events of national and international importance.

3. History  of  India  – emphasis will be on broad general understanding  of the  subject in its social,  economic, cultural  and  political  aspects with a  focus  on  AP  Indian National Movement.

4. Geography : – World Geography and Geography of India with a focus on AP.

5.  Indian  Polity  and Economy  – including  the country’s political  system- rural development  – Planning and economic reforms in India.

6. Mental ability – reasoning and inferences.

Paper-1  English ( 150 Marks in 150 Min Time Duration)
The question  paper will  be  designed to  test  the  candidates  understanding of  English  and workmen like use of words.

Paper-2: ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS  (SSC standard) ARITHMETIC:   ( 150 Marks in 150 Min Time Duration)

Number  System-  Natural  numbers, Integers,  Rational and  Real  numbers, Fundamental operations,  addition, substraction,  multiplication, division,  square roots, Decimal fractions.

Unitary  method –  time  and  distance, time and  work,  percentages,  applications to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation.

Elementary  Number Theory – Division algorithm.  Prime and composite numbers.   Tests of  divisibility by 2,  3,  4, 5, 9 and 11.   Multiples  and factors.   Factorisation Theorem.

H.C.F. and  L.C.M. :-  Euclidean  algorithm.    Logarithms to  base  10,  laws  of  logarithms,  use of logarithmic tables.

ALGEBRA:    Basic  Operations,  simple factors,  Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M.   Theory of polynomials, solutions  of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (Only  real  roots to  be  considered).   Simultaneous  linear  equations  in two  un-knownsanalytical  and graphical solutions.   Simultaneous  linear inequations in  two variables  and their solutions.  Practical  problems  leading  to two  simultaneous linear equations  or inequations  in two  variables or  quadralic equations in  one  variable and  their solutions.   Set language and set notation, Rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.

TRIGONOMETRY:  Sine  x,  Cosine x,  Tangent  x  when  0o ≤  x  ≤  90o  values  of sin  x,  cos  x and tan x, for x=0o,30o, 45o, 60o and 90o     Simple  trigonometric  identities. Use of trigonometric  tables. Simple cases of heights and distances.

GEOMETRY:    Lines  and  angles, Plane  and Plane figures, Theorems on (i)  Properties  of angles  at a  point, (ii)  Parallel lines, (iii)  Sides  and angles  of a triangle, (iv)  Congruency of triangles,  (v) Similar triangles,  (vi) Concurrence of  medians  and attitudes,  (vii) Properties  of angles,  sides  and diagonals of a  parallelogram  rectangle and square (viii)  Circles  and its properties including tangents and normals, (ix) Local.

MENSURATION: Areas  of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle.  Areas of figures which  can be  split  up  into these figures (Field Book) Surface  area and volume  of cubics,  lateral  surface  and volume  of  right circular  cones  and  cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres.

STATISTICS:   Collection  and  tabulation  of  statistical data,  Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, plo charts etc.  Measures of central tendency.

## PART  – B

INTERVIEW (ORAL TEST) ::  150 Minutes   50 Marks