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APPSC Exam Pattern & Syllabus

APPSC Exam Pattern & Syllabus:- Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) Has conducted a Vacancies of Food Safety Officer Posts. Candidates who are going to take part in Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Exam must include the syllabus and exam pattern in their preparation material. Candidates who will appear in Food Safety Officer Examination need to know (APPSC) Exam Syllabus & Scheme for their better preparation.

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) Exam Syllabus
Exam Syllabus 
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=> Scheme & Syllabus For the Recruitment to the post Food Safety Officers –
> Written Examination – (Objective Type) –

Paper – I General Studies & Mental Ability –  150 Marks 150 Questions 150 Minutes
Paper-II Concerned Subject 150 Marks 150 Questions 150 Minutes
Total –

300 Marks

>> Paper – I – General Studies & Mental Ability
Events of national and international importance, Current affairs- international, national and regional, Basics of General Science and their relevance to the day to day life. Current developments in science, technology and information technology, History of Modern India with emphases upon Indian national movement.  Economic development in India since independence, Logical reasoning, analytical ability, and data interpretation. Basic things about Disaster management (CBSE-VIII & IX Standard), Geography of India with focus on A.P Indian Constitution and Polity10. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection, 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).socioeconomic, the 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
>> Paper-II – Concerned Subject –
1.Food chemistry-
Carbohydrates -Structure and functional properties of mono, di&oligo-polysaccharides including starch, cellulose, pectic substances, and dietary fiber; Proteins – Classification and structure of proteins in food. Lipids-Classification and structure of lipids, Rancidity of fats, Polymerization and polymorphism; Pigments-Carotenoids, chlorophylls, anthocyanins, tannins, and myoglobin; Food flavours-Terpenes, esters, ketones, and quinones; EnzymesEnzymatic and non-enzymatic browning in different foods.
2.Food Microbiology – Characteristics of microorganisms-Morphology, structure and detection of bacteria, yeast and mold in food, Spores and vegetative cells; Microbial growth in food- Intrinsic and extrinsic factors, Growth and death kinetics, serial dilution method for quantification; Food spoilage- Contributing factors, Spoilage bacteria, Microbial spoilage of milk and milk products, meat and meat products; Foodborne disease-Toxins produced by Staphylococcus, Clostridium, and Aspergillus; Bacterial pathogens- Salmonella, Bacillus, Listeria, Escherichia coli, Shigella, Campylobacter; Food Hazards of natural origin – seafood toxins, biogenic amines, alkaloids, phenolic compounds, protease inhibitors, and phytates. Types of hazards, biological, chemical, physical hazards factors affecting safety, the importance of safe foods. General methods of food preservation and food processing preservation of food spoilage
3.Food Processing Technology –  Food processing- structure, composition, nutritional significance and types of processing methods for various categories of foods: Cereals (Rice-milling, parboiling, Barley- Pearling, malting, brewing, Corn- wet and dry milling, Wheat-milling, pulses (milling, germination, cooking, roasting, frying, canning and fermentation), and oilseeds (extraction and refining), Fruits & vegetables (canning, drying and dehydration, concentration, freezing, IQF, thawing and plantation crops (primary and secondary processing of Tea, Coffee and Cocoa), Spices (Oleoresin and essential oil extraction), Meat, fish and poultry (ante mortem inspection, slaughtering and dressing, post mortem examination, canning, curing, smoking, freezing, dehydration), milk (receiving, separation, clarification, pasteurization, standardization, homogenization, sterilization, UHT). Unit operations of food processing – grading, sorting, peeling and size reduction. Product development – Consumer trends and their impact on new product development; stages- to conceive ideas, evaluation of ideas, developing ideas into products, test marketing, and commercialization; criteria for selection of raw materials, sensory evaluation, objective evaluation, standardization. Types & functions of packaging materials used in foods. Packaging material as a threat, impact on health and control measures. Surveys – types, sampling procedures for conducting surveys and for quality control.
4.Food Laws & Organizations – Laws and Regulations – Brief review of regulatory status in India before the advent of FSSAI: FPO, MMPO, MFPO, Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, Paradigm shift from PFA to FSSAI;Overview of Food Safety Standards Act 2006, Food Safety Standards Rules & Regulations,2011 (Licensing and registration of food businesses, Food product standards & Additives, Packaging & labelling, Contaminants, toxins and residues, Laboratory and sample analysis, Prohibition and Restriction on sales), Organizational hierarchy, Powers and duties of Food business Operator, Food Safety Officer, Designated Officer, Food Analyst; Food recall and Traceability, Other Acts: Essential commodities Act, Legal Metrology Act, AGMARK Codex Alimentarius – development and issue of standards, Committees under Codex, role in maintaining harmony in food standards.National Organizations – Bureau of Indian Standards, ICMR, ICAR, NABL, Council for social welfare, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare – delivery Health Services in India.Export and Quality Control through Export Inspection Council (EIC), APEDA and MPEDA. International Organizations FAO (Food & Agriculture Organization), WHO (World Health Organization), ISO, WTO, APLAC, ILAC.
5.Hygeine & Sanitation – Hygiene and sanitation in the food sector – pest control measures, Garbage, and Sewage disposal, Water – Sources, purification, Hazards Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Hygienic Practices (GHP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
6.Public & Occupational Health & Nutrition – Public Health: Definition of Public Health and Associated Terms, Current Concerns in Public Health : Global and Local, Core functions and scope of public health, History of public health and evolution of Public Health, Concept of health and disease, Natural history of disease, Levels of prevention, Concept of health and disease, Natural history of disease, Determinants of Health, Infectious Disease and Germ Theory, Introduction to public health ethics, Globalization and Health, Governance in Health, International Health Regulations, Indian Health System. Occupational Health- health of workers in industries safety measures, occupational diseases. Nutrition- Assessment of nutritional status, Balanced diet, food sources of nutrients, essential vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids, their deficiency diseases and toxicity, PER, Recommended dietary allowances for various nutrients, Antinutrients, clinical and diet surveys. Programs on Nutrition in India (mid-day meals at schools, Anganwadi systems, ICDS, NIDDCP, NNAPP, WIFS, National Food Security Mission, SABLA, FSSAI initiatives on food fortification, FFRC).
Important Link –
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APPSC Group – II Exam Pattern & Syllabus:- Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) Has conducted a Vacancies of Group 2 Services (Executive & Non-Executive) Posts. Candidates who are going to take part in Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission Exam 2019, must include the syllabus and exam pattern in their preparation material. Candidates who will appear in Group II Services Examination 2019 need to know (APPSC) Exam Syllabus & Pattern 2019 for their better preparation.

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) Exam Syllabus
Group II Services Exam Pattern & Syllabus 
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Details of APPSC Group – I Exam Pattern & Syllabus:
>> Exam Pattern:- Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission’s (APPSC) Group 2 Exam Pattern details are given below:- >> Screening Test (Objective Type) (Degree Standard)
>>  Main Examination (Objective Type) (Degree Standard)
>> Interview/Document Verification
Scheme of Examination:- Preliminary:-

Subject No.of Question  Time  Maximum Marks
General Studies & Mental Ability 150 150 150
Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh& Indian Constitution
Planning and Economy
Total 150

>> Main Examination:– 

Subject No.of Question  Time  Maximum Marks
PAPER – I – General Studies & Mental Ability 150 150 150

PAPER-II. Social History of Andhra Pradesh i.e., the History of Various Social and Cultural Movements in Andhra Pradesh

ii. General Overview of the Indian Constitution

PAPER – III  Planning in India and Indian Economy Contemporary Problems and Developments in Rural Society with Special Reference to Andhra Pradesh 150 150  150
PAPER – III Planning in India and Indian Economy Contemporary Problems and Developments in Rural Society with Special Reference to Andhra Pradesh 150 150 150
Total  150

Note :- Question Type :- Objective Type

Negative marks:– Each wrong answer will be penalized with 1/3rd of the marks prescribed for the question.

>> Exam syllabus:-
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)’s  Group II exam syllabus  –
> Syllabus for Preliminary Written Examination  – 1. Section A- General Studies & Mental ability

2. Section B – Social and Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh
Indian Constitution
3.Planning and Economy: – I
ndian Economy and present status, Economic Policies, Resources and Development, Money, Banking and Public Finance, National Income, Economic Policies of Andhra Pradesh, Agriculture and Industrial Growth of Andhra Pradesh, Resource Development of Andhra Pradesh.
> Syllabus for Mains Written Examination:
1.Paper I –
General Studies and Mental Ability
2.Paper-II – Social & Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh, Indian Constitution
3. Paper III – Planning & Economy –

Indian Economy and present status, Economic Policies, Resources and Development, Money, Banking and Public Finance, National Income, Economic Policies of Andhra Pradesh, Agriculture and Industrial Growth of Andhra Pradesh, Note: Details Of Exam Syllabus Follow Pdf.

Important Link
APPSC Group II  Exam Syllabus Notification Pdf
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Official website:- https://psc.ap.gov.in
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More Details:- Interested candidates can read the detailed notification And download the APPSC Group – II exam syllabus & exam pattern. Follow Website.