Exam pattern, Syllabus for APPSC English subject Degree Lecturers 2017

Exam pattern, Syllabus for APPSC English subject Degree Lecturers 2017 in Government Degree Colleges in A.P. Collegiate: APPSC has given the Degree College Lecturers Recruitment 2017 notification and online applications are invited online from qualified candidates to the post of Degree College Lecturers in in Govt Degree Colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh. The proforma Application will be available on 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 mid night). APPSC Degree College Lecturers Recruitment 2017 notification no.26/2016 and apply online now @ http://appscapplications17.apspsc.gov.in/

Scheme of Exam:
PART-A: Written ‘Examination (Objective Type)
Papers No. of Questions Duration (Minutes) Maximum Marks
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.

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 English subject Syllabus:
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 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). Task of post-bifurcation infrastructure development and opportunities for investments.
g). 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, Postcolonialsim, 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) 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.
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