Exam Pattern & Syllabus for APPSC English subject Degree Lecturers, APPSC has given the Degree College Lecturers Recruitment notification and online applications are invited online from qualified candidates to the post of Degree College Lecturers in Govt Degree Colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh.
The proforma Application will be available on the Commission’s Website (www.psc.ap.gov.in) from 29/12/2016 to 28/01/2017 (Note: 27/01/2017 is the last date for payment of fee up- to 11:59 midnight). APPSC Degree College Lecturers Recruitment 2017 notification no.26/2016 and apply online now @ http://appscapplications17.apspsc.gov.in/
Scheme of Exam: Exam Pattern & Syllabus for APPSC English subject Degree Lecturers
|Papers||No. of Questions||Duration (Minutes)||Maximum Marks|
|PART-A: Written ‘Examination (Objective Type)|
|Paper-1: General Studies & Mental Ability||150||150||150|
|Paper-2: English subject||150||150||300|
|PART-B: Interview (Oral Test)||50|
NEGATIVE MARKS: As per G.O.Ms. No.235, Finance (HR-I, Plg & Policy) Dept., Dt.06/12/2016, for each wrong answer will be penalized with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.
Exam Pattern & Syllabus for APPSC English subject Degree Lecturers, English subject Syllabus:
PAPER-1: GENERAL STUDIES & MENTAL ABILITY
1. Events of national and international importance.
2. Current affairs- international, national and regional.
3. General Science and its applications to the day to day life Contemporary developments in Science & Technology and Information Technology
4. The social-economic and political history of modern India with emphases on Indian national movement.
5. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms, and e-governance initiatives.
6. Economic development in India since independence.
7. Physical geography of India sub-continent.
8. Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention, and mitigation strategies, Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the assessment of Disaster
9. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
10. Logical reasoning, analytical ability, and data interpretation.
11. Data Analysis: Tabulation of data
Visual representation of data
Basic data analysis (Summary Statistics such as mean and variance coefficient of variation etc.,) and Interpretation
12. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and legal implications/problems, including
a). Loss of capital city challenges in building new capital and it’s financial implications.
b). Division and rebuilding of common Institutions.
c). Division of employees, their relocation and nativity issues. d). Effect of bifurcation on commerce and entrepreneurs.
e). Implications to financial resources of state government.
f). The task of post-bifurcation infrastructure development and opportunities for investments.
g). The socioeconomic, cultural and demographic impact of bifurcation.
h). Impact of bifurcation on river water sharing and consequential issues.
i). AP REORGANISATION ACT, 2014 on AP and the arbitrariness of certain provisions.
I. Movements and Concepts
Renaissance, Metaphysical poetry, Neo-classicism, Romanticism, Rise of the novel, Modernism, Postmodernism, Colonialism, Postcolonialism, Diaspora, Psychoanalytical criticism, Myth and archetype, Feminism, Structuralism, Poststructuralism, Deconstruction.
II. Writers and Texts
1) William Shakespeare Hamlet, Tempest
2) John Milton Paradise Lost-Book 1 and 9
3) William Wordsworth “Immortality Ode”, Tintern Abbey
4) John Keats “Ode to a Nightingale”, “To Autumn”
5) Robert Browning “My Last Duchess”, “The Last Ride Together”
6) Charles Dickens David Copperfield
7) TS Eliot “The Waste Land”, Murder in the Cathedral
8) GB Shaw Saint Joan
9) Virginia Woolf “A Room of One’s Own”
10) Samuel Beckett Waiting for Godot
11) William Golding Lord of the Flies
12) Robert Frost “Home Burial”, “The Road Not Taken”
13) Eugene O’Neill The Hairy Ape
14) Toni Morrison Beloved
15) Mulk Raj Anand Untouchable
16) AK Ramanujan “Love Poem for a Wife”, “Small-Scale
Reflections on a Great House”
17) Girish Karnad Hayavadana
18) Salman Rushdie Midnight’s Children
19) Chinua Achebe Things Fall Apart
20) Margaret Atwood Edible Woman
21) AD Hope “Australia”, “Crossing the Frontier”
22) Bessie Head A Question of Power
III. English Language Teaching
1) ELT in India: (History and status of English in India; English as Second Language, English as Foreign Language, and English as Global Language).
2) Methods and Approaches: (Grammar-Translation method, Direct method, Audio- Lingual method; Structural approach, Communicative language teaching)
3) The teaching of Language Skills: (Teaching of Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing Skills; Teaching of Grammar and Functional English; Teaching of Vocabulary; Classroom Techniques; Use of authentic materials)
4) Testing and Evaluation: (Principles, Types, Objectives of testing and evaluation)
5) Phonetics and Phonology; Syntax and Structure.