What are some books for the APPSC Group 2 (E.M.)? I am currently pursuing the final year.

Which books are best to clear APPSC Group 2 exam, for a final year student?


The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) recruits candidates for Executive and Non-Executive Group 2 posts such as Deputy Tahsildar, Executive Officer Grade I, Assistant Registrar, Municipal Commissioner Grade III, Junior Assistants, etc. The APPSC released a notification every year for the recruitment of new candidates. The interested candidates can check online about the exam dates at the official website of APPSC. It is always a great opportunity for fresher’s or final year students because at this time their knowledge is fresh. So, they must grab any opportunity they get. It is difficult to clear the exam without proper preparations. The applicants can prepare through online coaching classes for APPSC Group 2 or by books. The following books can help applicants with their preparations.

Books for APPSC Group 2

  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S Agarwal
  • Indian Polity by M Laxhmikath
  • Geography of India by Majid Husain
  • Environment by Shankar IAS
  • Intermediate History Books by Telugu Akademi
  • NCERT Text Books
  • History of Andhra Pradesh by P.R Rao
  • APPSC Group-2 AP Economy by Vijeta Competitions Editorial Board

These books can help applicants to clear the exam, added to this students need to work hard for their goal. Also, go through Newspapers and current affairs magazines. This all can help students a lot.

APPSC Group 2 Selection Procedure

The students need to go through various stages of selection. The students who clear the pre-exam will be called for the mains exam and the selection procedure is given below:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview
  • Computer Proficiency Test
  • Document Verification
  • Physical Standard Test

APPSC Group 2 Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination: The subjects for the preliminary exam are Current Affairs, Indian Economy, and Constitution. There are a total of 150 questions and each question carries 1 mark. The candidates have a total of 150 minutes to attempt the exam.

Mains Examination: After clearing the pre-exam students will be called for the mains exam. Into students need to give three papers, each paper carries 150 questions and students have 150 minutes for each section.

Paper-I – General Studies and Mental Ability

Paper-II – Indian Constitution General Overview, Social History of Andhra Pradesh

Paper-III – Development of Indian Economy and its development in rural society with special reference to Andhra Pradesh

The applicants need a special strategy and study plan to clear the exam, go through this YouTube video to learn more.


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