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APPSC has released notification for the recruitment to the posts of ASO - Assistant Statistical Officer. Candidates who are preparing for this recruitment exam may enroll in this course by clicking on the link below
Education Qualification for APPSC ASO Recruitment 2022
Must possess
i) Bachelor’s Degree with Statistics as one of the main subjects.
OR
ii) Bachelor’s Degree with Mathematics (with Statistics as a paper in
one year or two years or all the three years as the case may be) as
one of the main subjects.
OR
iii) Bachelor’s Degree with Economics (with Statistics as a paper in one
a year or two years or all the three years as the case may be) as one of
the main subjects.
OR
iv) Bachelor’s Degree with COMMERCE (with statistics as a paper in
one year or two years or all the three years as the case may be) as
one of the main subjects.
OR
v) Bachelor’s Degree with COMPUTER SCIENCE (with statistics as a
paper in one year or two years or all the three years as the case may
be) as one of the main subjects.
From a University established or incorporated by or under a Central
Act or State Act or such institutions declared as deemed to be
Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commissions Act,
1956 or a foreign University approved by the Central Government
from time to time.
SYLLABUS FOR APPSC ASO EXAM
GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY
PART - A
No. of. Questions: 75 Marks: 75
1. Events of national and international importance.
2. Current affairs- international, national and regional.
3. General Science and it applications to the day to day life Contemporary
developments in Science & Technology and Information Technology.
4. Social-economic and political history of modern India with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
5. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, public policy, reforms and e-governance initiatives with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
6. Economic development in India since independence with emphasis on
Andhra Pradesh.
7. Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
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:
a) Tabulation of data
b) Visual representation of data
c) Basic data analysis (Summary Statistics such as mean, median, mode, variance and coefficient of variation) and Interpretation
12. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political, and Legal implications/problems.
PART – B
(Subject)
No. of. Questions: 75 Marks: 75
1. Economic Concepts: Concepts of Production, Consumption and Demand – Concept of Elasticity - Market Structures and Equilibrium – Price determination.
National Income: concepts and determinants – employment, consumption, savings and investment. Rate of Interest and Profit. Concepts of Money and measures of money supply, velocity. Banks and credit creation, Banks and portfolio management, Central Bank and control over supply of money. Determination of price level - Inflation: meaning, measurement and
control. Public Finance: Budgets, Taxes and non-tax revenues, Budget deficits.
2. International Economics: Free Trade and Protection - Balance of payments accounts and adjustment - Exchange rate under the exchange markets - International Monetary System and World Trading order - Brettonwoods system. IMF and the World Bank and their associates.
Sources of growth - capital, Human capital, productivity, Trade and aid, non-economic factors.
3. Indian Economics: Main features: Population; size, composition, quality and growth trend, occupational distribution, Effects of Births and Deaths. Mass poverty - Unemployment and its types - Inequality and types thereof - Rural-urban disparities. Foreign Trade: Balance of Payments and External Debt. Inflation and parallel economy and its effects. Fiscal deficit. Sectoral trends and regional disparities. Economic Planning in India: Major controversies on planning in India, NITI Ayog. Broad Fiscal, monetary, industry, trade and agricultural policies.
4. Financial Accounting: Introduction to accounting - Accounting concepts and conventions – Accounting process - Journalizing, Posting to ledger accounts - Subsidiary books including Cash book - Bank Reconciliation Statement - Preparation of Trial Balance and Final Accounts - Errors
and Rectification - Depreciation and Reserves – Single entry and non trading concerns.
5. Basics of Computers: Binary system, Octal and Hexadecimal systems. Conversion to and from Decimal systems. Codes, Bits, Bytes and Words. Memory of a computer, Arithmetic and Logical operations on numbers. Algorithms and Flow charts. Using Spread Sheet: Basics of Spreadsheet;
Manipulation of cells; Formulas and Functions; Editing of Spread Sheet, printing of Spread Sheet.
6. Introduction to Statistics: Collection of data: primary and Secondary data. methods of Sampling (Random, Non Random), Definition of Probability – Census- Schedule and questionnaire - Frequency distribution – Tabulation - Diagrammatic and graphic presentation of data.
7. Measures of Central Tendency: Meaning objectives and characteristics of measures of central tendency –Types of Averages: Arithmetic Mean, Geometric Mean , Harmonic Mean , Median, Mode, Quartiles Deciles, Percentiles-Properties of averages and their applications.
8. Measures of Dispersion and Skewness: Dispersion: Meaning and properties –Types : Range ,Quartile Deviation, Mean Deviation, Standard Deviation, Coefficient of Veriation. Skewness: Meaning – Karl Pearson and Bowl’s measures of skewness, concept of kurtosis – normal distribution.
9. Measure of Relation: Correlation meaning and uses – types of correlation – Karl Pearson’s correlation coefficient – Spearman’s rank correlation – probable error.
10. Analysis of time series and Index Numbers: Time Series analysis: Meaning and Uses - Components of time series – Measurement of trend and seasonal variations - Utility of decomposition of time
series - Decentralization of data. Index Numbers: Meaning and importance – Methods of construction of Index Numbers: Price Index Numbers, Quantity index Numbers – Tests of Adequacy of Index Numbers -base shifting and deflation of Index Numbers - Cost of living Index Numbers – Limitations of Index Numbers.
Concepts of price, quantity and cost Index Numbers. Deflation of Index Numbers.