APSC Preliminary (CCE) Examination | Syllabus, Solved Question Papers & Guide Books

APSC Preliminary (CCE) Examination | Syllabus, Solved Question Papers & Guide Books cce

The Assam Public Service Commission has recently released the notification for Preliminary Examination of the Combined Competitive Examination, 2018. 

Syllabus and Pattern of APSC Preliminary (CCE) Examination:

The Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of objective type multiple choice questions of two hours duration each.

Paper-I: General Studies  

Marks = 200, Time = 2 Hrs

Type of the question paper: Objective type multiple choice 

General studies Syllabus

  • Indian Polity
  • Political system in India
  • Current events of National & International Importance
  • Indian Economy
  • Planning Process in India
  • Geography of India, Assam & World
  • Role of science & Technology in India
  • Culture & Literature of India, Assam & World
  • History of India & Assam
  • Indian national Movement with special reference to Assam
  • General Mental Ability

Paper –II: One subject to be selected from the list of optional subjects

Marks = 200, Time = 2 Hrs 

Type of the question paper: Objective type multiple choice 

Optional Subjects Syllabus

  1. a) Degree level courses of the Universities of the State of Assam. 
  2. b) The syllabi of the subjects for the Preliminary Examination may be downloaded from the APSC official website apsc.nic.in.

Guide Books and Question Papers:  

There are several guide books for General Studies in the market or on online market places for ACS/ APS prelims exams. The only guide book for APSC prelims/ main exam available on online marketplaces is The Ultimate Guide Book to the North Eastern State’s Public Service Commission CCE (Preliminary Exams) – ACS/MCS/NCS/APCS/SCS/TCS . This book is found to be a good guide for the said exams as it is suitable for civil service exams in all north eastern states of India. The author paid more attention to the contents and exam pattern of all north eastern states. Know more at The Ultimate Guide Book to the North Eastern State’s Public Service Commission CCE (Preliminary Exams) – ACS/MCS/NCS/APCS/SCS/TCS. Buy it just @Rs.899 from here.

Anyway it was about the standard guide book for APSC prelims exam that can be bought online. Now give a look into the other available options that might be useful for aspirants. All the books mentioned earlier or to be mention can be bought from anywhere in India. So it would be a better option for those serious candidates staying out of Assam. Delivery may take up to 7 days if no interruption occurs during transit by the courier.

 

Indian Polity: Indian Polity By M. Laxmikanth

History of India: A Brief History of Modern India by Rajiv Ahir

History of Assam: The History of Assam from Yandabo to Partition by Priyam Goswami

Indian Economy: Pratiyogita Darpan General Studies: Indian Economy

Geography: Geography of India by Majid Husain

We also recommend A Socio-Cultural & Economic History of Assam

Current Affairs/ Events: Manorama Year Book , India Book 2018 and Objective Current Affairs 2018

Question Paper and Other Topics

 

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