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TSPSC AEE Exam pattern

Written Examination (Objective Type)

No.of Questions

Duration (Minutes)

Maximum Marks

PAPER-I: General Studies and General Abilities




PAPER-II: Concerned Subject








Name of the Papers


Language Of Examination

PAPER-I: General Studies and General Abilities

Bilingual i.e., English and Telugu

PAPER-II: Concerned Subject

1Agriculture (Diploma level)

(Syllabus is in English and Telugu)

  1. Must have passed a Degree in Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (4 and 3 years course)


  2. Diploma in Agriculture Polytechnic or Diploma in Agriculture Polytechnic (Seed Technology), (Plant Protection) and (Organic Farming).


  3. Must have passed a Degree in Bachelor of Science in Commercial Agriculture and Business Management

Bilingual i.e., English and Telugu.

2. Agricultural Engineering (Diploma level)

1) Diploma in Agricultural Engineering/ B.Tech Agriculture Engg.




  1. Current Affairs – Regional, National and International
  2. International Relations and Events.
  3. General Science; India’s achievements in Science and Technology
  4. Environmental issues and Disaster Management
  5. Economy of India and Telangana
  6. Geography of India with a focus on Telangana
  7. Indian Constitution and Polity with a focus on local self Government
  8. Society, Culture, Heritage, Arts and Literature of Telangana
  9. Policies of Telangana State
  10. History of Modern India with a focus on Indian National Movement
  11. History of Telangana with special emphasis on Movement for Telangana Statehood
  12. Logical Reasoning, Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation
  13. Basic English.


  1. Agronomy

    Agriculture terminology; National and International institutions; Research stations in state universities- Agro climatic zones of Telangana state – characterization, Research priorities. Agroclimatic zones of Telangana State; weather, agricultural meteorology, study of weather parameters – Sunlight, Temperature, Pressure, Transpiration, snowfall, Rainfall- types; rainfall measuring instruments; effect of rainfall on crops; Tillage – effect on soil properties – Factors affecting good tilth; puddling, Sowing methods; Crop stand establishment; Plant geometry – Effect of Plant population on growth & yield; Soil fertility and soil productivity ; Soil fertility management ; cultivation methods, Nutrient requirement, Organic & Chemical fertilizers- uses; Weeds – losses due to weeds ; important aspects of weed control, use of herbicides in major agricultural crops, Integrated weed management; Irrigation water management, crop water requirement, methods of irrigation, Modern methods of water management – advantages and disadvantages; Drainage; Harvest maturity symptoms; harvest and post Harvest measures; Rainfed agriculture- improved agronomic practices. Water harvesting, contingency crop plan; Watershed; Cropping systems; crop rotation; Integrated farming systems;; Sustainable agriculture; Organic farming- certification.

  2. Crop production and improved management practices

    Food grain crops; commercials crops, Pulses and Oil seed crops, Fodder crops, Spices and condiments in Telangana and in India – Importance, acreage, production, productivity, improved varieties and hybrids developed, suitable soils, climatic conditions, seed rate, seed dormancy, seed treatment, spacing, inter cultivation, seed rate, weed control, water management, integrated nutrient management, improved management practices, harvesting, and post harvest measures.

  3. Soil Science

    Soil chemical and physical properties; Carbon : Nitrogen ratio and its importance, soil pH, soil organic matter; importance of microorganisms, soil ionic exchange, problematic soils, different types of soils in Telangana state; important nutrients requirement of crop plants; essentiality – forms of nutrient availability, nutrient deficiencies, corrective measures; causes for loss of soil fertility – management; soil – environmental pollution – control, classification of organic and chemical fertilizers, composting, vermicompost; biogas plant, green manures, green manure crops, concentrated organic manures; mixed fertilizers- fertilizer use efficiency, bio fertilizers, integrated nutrient management, soil testing methods; global warming – causes, secondary nutrients; complex fertilisers; chelated micronutrients; fertilizer control act.

  4. Plant Breeding, Seed Technology, Seed testing

    Parts of flower, methods of reproductions in plants, male sterility, vegetative propagation. Plant breeding – selection, hybridization, mutation breeding, polyploidy breeding; methods of breeding for varietal and hybrid development, varietal description, DNA test; importance of seed; seed characters, classes of seed, principles of seed production, management practices in seed production, isolation distance; difference between varietal and hybrid seed production; tips in seed production of different crops, seed certification, seed processing; cleaning and grading equipment; seed treatment; seed testing, seed viability, seed vigour, seed dormancy, seed health, seed packing, seed varietal protection, seed pellets, biotechnology in seed development, Intellectual Property Rights, crop varietal release- trials, release procedure and release. Seed production of field and vegetable crops, seed regulations in India, historical development, nation and international institutions in seed quality control, seed acts and regulations; seed production in fruits and flower crops; seed sampling, physical purity tests, seed moisture tests, genetic purity tests; seed processing – importance and methods; seed storage.

  5. Crop pests and their management

    Introduction to Entomology, Taxonomy and Characters of class Insecta, Insect Segmentation. agriculturally important insect Orders, Insect mouthparts and types. Symptoms of Damage caused by various insects. Integrated Pest Management – Importance, Predators and Parasitoids, Botanicals, chemical insect control, Insecticides – Classification, Compatibility and Formulations; Nematicides, Rodenticides etc. Sericulture, Apiculture and Lac culture. Pests of Agricultural and Horticultural crops – Scientific names – nature of Damage and Management, Stored grain Pests – Management, Non – insect Pest Management (Rodents, Birds and Nematodes).

  6. Plant diseases and their control

    Introduction to Plant pathology- casual organisms, terminology – concepts, classification of diseases, etiology, disease spread, pathogens, predisposing factors of diseases, disease management methods- use of fungicides, classification of fungicides, common fungicides- mode of action; diagnosis of field diseases, important methods of diseases management, control of diseases, nematodes and plant parasites- their management; diseases of important field and horticultural crops and their management.

  7. Horticulture and forestry

    Vegetable Crops and their cultivation details; important fruit crops, medicinal, aromatic crops and flower crops of Telangana state- propagation, nursery management, pruning, green houses, principles of fruits and vegetable storage; value addition of fruits and vegetable products; Agro forestry – importance, national forest polices and forest acts; afforestation, management of forest nurseries, important forest plants- uses, their management; Social forestry, wind break trees, timber and non timber forest products – their characters.

  8. Agricultural Economics

    Agriculture finance – definition, Scope and importance; Regional Rural Banks; NABARD; Self Help Groups; Lead Bank Scheme; Kisan Credit Card; Crop Insurance, preparation and uses of balance sheet, theory of production – law of variable proportions; laws of returns, returns to scale; economies of scale; study of costs and returns; farm business organizations- aims and main objectives, farm management-aims; types of farming, farm planning –types, uses, cooperation-principles; farmers cooperative societies –types; co-operative movement in India –history; farmer cooperative societies and Agriculture cooperative societies –types and uses; agricultural credit policy-main features; different types of agricultural credit; cooperative banks, RBI, problems faced by farmers in accessing credit; agricultural marketing- types of Agriculture markets, market efficiency; problems of agricultural marketing-overcoming measures; price determination; seed industry –importance; seed price policies; market price and normal price.

  9. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

    Education- Formal and informal education-differences; Extension education- scope and importance; Extension Teaching methods-uses and limitations; Agriculture information publications-types limitations, uses; Instructional aides; Extension programme planning stages; principles of programme planning, Evaluation – types and importance; Rural sociology-importance; characteristics of Indian Rural Society; differences between rural and urban societies; Rural development objectives and constraints, Participatory Rural Appraisal- important characters, Principles, methods. Leadership- qualities, Classification; selection and training of leader; Pre and Post Independence developmental programmes; society development guidelines; democracy and decentralization – Panchayat Raj System; importance, Three Tier system of Panchayat Raj-functions; Mandal system in Telangana – organizational characters; Extension reforms- Importance of ATMA.

  10. Agricultural Energy Sources, Machinery

    Energy resources in Agriculture; farm engines – their parts, differences; Characteristics of Fuels, Tractors-types; Tractor Management; Power Tiller- Working Mechanism, Ploughing Implements; Bund Formers, Traditional Sowing Equipment, Types of Sprayers-Dusters, Weeding Implements; Crop Harvesters, Threshers- their management; Winnowing- methods; post harvest equipments, grain drying methods; grain storage structures- types, uses; food grain storage.

  11. Land surveying, water engineering and Green House Technology

Surveying- types, errors; methods of Irrigation water measurement; Drip and Sprinkler irrigation systems- importance; types of pumps- repairs; Green houses- importance, types, material for construction; Environmental conditions in green houses- their control; shade nets- their uses.



Surveying: Concept and purpose, linear and angular measurements- Fundamental principles of surveying- Classification of survey and purpose of field work. Chain Survey: Purpose and principle, equipment used – Errors – Ranging types – Recording field notes – Obstacles in chaining – Calculation of area of irregular field. Compass surveying: Purpose and principle, working and uses – Concept of true and magnetic meridians – Types of bearings – Conversion of bearings. Declination – conversion of magnetic and true bearings.

Leveling: Operation, terms and Components -Temporary adjustments – methods to find Reduced level – Classification of Levelling – Contour map: Uses and Characteristics. Theodolite survey: Introduction, classification, Basic definitions, Reading of vernier scales. Trigonometric leveling: Reading of vertical angles, Measurement of vertical angle, Index error, Importance of reading with both faces – Tacheometric surveying: Introduction, purpose, instruments used, different tacheometric constants – Curves: classification, degree and radians of the curves, elements of curves

– Global Position System (GPS).


Hydrology: Application, hydrologic cycle, Forms of precipitation and its measurement – Probability analysis of rainfall – Average depth of rainfall over an area. Soil erosion by water and wind: Types, ill effects. Erosion control measures: Design and construction of contour and graded bunds, grassed waterways, Bench terraces, Contour trenches and contour stone walls – Runoff estimation methods – Velocity of water in open channels. Hydrographs – Unit hydrograph. – Estimation of soil loss, Universal soil loss equation – Design of drop spillways – Water harvesting – Land capability classification.

Watershed: Definition, identification, delineation and physiographic characteristics – Management of agricultural watersheds – Integrating soil and water conservation measures into watershed development – Participatory watershed development capacity building – Monitoring and evaluation of watershed projects in Telangana State.


Irrigation: Necessity and development in India – Present status of water sources – Surface irrigation methods in Telangana State – Sprinkler and Drip irrigation systems: Types, advantages and disadvantages, adoptability, Hydraulics, Planning and design Installation, Operation and Maintenance and Troubles and remedies – Fertigation equipment- Types of Emitters, Emitter flow Equation – Distribution Uniformity and irrigation Efficiency – Field evaluation of the system – Cost estimation of drip irrigation system for row and orchards.

Drainage: Objectives, Causes and effects, Control of water logging, Interrelationship of irrigation and drainage. Surface drainage system: Factors effecting surface drainage and drainage coefficient, different types and their design. Sub surface drainage system: types of drainage systems and their design.

Fluid: Classification, Properties, Dimensions, Fluid pressure Measurement – Piezometer tube – Types of manometers, Mechanical gauges-Kinematics of fluid flow- Dynamics of fluid flow – Bemoulli’s theorem- Euler’s equation of motion – Venturimeter – Pitot tube – Orifice meter – Flow through orifices (Measurement of Discharge) – Flow through mouth pieces, simple pipes and open channels – Flow over Notches and weirs. Pump sets: Components, working, repairs and maintenance of Centrifugal, Turbine and Submersible pump sets.


Farm power: Different sources – Advantages and disadvantages – Types and need renewable sources of energy. Solar energy: Solar energy collection, Types of collectors, Methods of storing solar energy, water heater, power generation, refrigeration system, space cooling and heating, Solar still, cooker, Solar water pumping system, lantern, street light and fencing. Solar dryer. Wind energy: Classification, Wind mill for water pumping (wind pump) and electric power generation (wind turbine) – Horizontal and Vertical axis wind mills.

Solid waste management: Sources and different types of waste – Recovery of energy from MSW-Recycling process – Advantages and disadvantages of recycling of a product. Bio energy – Biomass Classification, Importance and characteristics – Pyrolysis and gasification – Types and construction and working of briquetting machines – Shredding machines -Types of gasifiers and their construction and working of principle

– Principle of biogas production – Phases of anaerobic digestion – Advantages, disadvantages and uses – Classification of biogas plants – Construction and maintenance of KVIC and Janatha type biogas plants – Bio fuels – Biodiesel production processes from Jatropha and Pongamia – Ethanol production from sugarcane and corn.


Workshop technology: Introduction, Basic workshop process, Carpentry, Bench work and fitting – Smithy and forging – Sheet metal – Mechanical working of metals – Carpentry – Planning tools – Carpentry process – Fitting – Cutting tools – Drill bits – Gauges – Hammers – Sheet metal operations .

Foundry: Introduction, Advantages and disadvantages – Process of producing castings – Hand moulding tools, classification of moulding sand – Properties of moulding sand – Moulding procedure – Defects in castings – Safety precautions in foundry shop- Work holding devices – Types of drills – Description and functions of lathe parts – Specification of power hack saw – Methods of sawing -Functions of lathe – types of lathes Production lathes – Automatic and semi automatic lathes – Shaping machine.

Internal Combustion Engines : Working cycle of 4- stroke(4-S) diesel and petrol engines – Working cycle of 2-stroke(2-S) Petrol Engine-Comparison between 4-S and 2- S Engines – Distinguish diesel and petrol Engines – Different systems of IC engines (Fuel Supply, Ignition, Cooling ,Lubrication systems.)


Animal and Tractor drawn primary and secondary tillage implements: Functions, Components, Working, Adjustments and Repair & Maintenance – Land development implements: Types, Uses and Working – Animal and Tractor drawn seed cum fertilizer drills: Functions, Components, Working, Adjustments and Repair & Maintenance Transplanting machinery: Functions, Components, Working, Adjustments and Repair & Maintenance.

Combine harvester: Functions, Components, Working, Adjustments and Repair & Maintenance – Harvesting machinery for corn, sugar cane, cotton and root crops: Functions, Components, Working, Adjustments and Repair & Maintenance – Fruit harvesters: Functions, Components, Working, Adjustments and Repair & Maintenance – Groundnut pod stripper: Components, Working- Chaff cutters – Manual and power operated plant protection machinery: Components, Working, Calibration, Adjustments and Repair & Maintenance – Tractor: history, classification and components, Power transmission, Break and Hydraulic systems. Tractor and Power tillers operation, Repair and periodical maintenance.


Crop processing – Cleaning, grading, sorting, drying milling including size reduction, extraction, distillation, centrifugal separation of various crops like cereals, pulses, oilseeds, etc., Minimize post harvest losses by value addition to the agricultural produce – Various process technologies for cereals, pulses, oilseeds and their conveying and elevating equipment – Threshing, winnowing, rice milling equipments and various process technologies for cereals, pulses, oilseeds.

Greenhouses(GH): Introduction, Classification -Plant response to GH environment -Planning of GH facility- GH Ventilation systems in summer and winter- GH Structural and covering materials -Design criteria and construction of pipe framed GH- Greenhouse heating & energy storage and irrigation systems-Greenhouse utilization in off season – Economics of greenhouse production.

Farmstead: Definition and constitution, Various types – Planning and layout – Dairy barns – Poultry housing – Sheep and goat housing – Construction of farm buildings

– Building materials – Quantity survey – Design of storage structures – Farm fencing – Farm roads – Design and construction of threshing yard.


Development of Agriculture in India, Agro climatic zones in Telangana State – Monsoons, Seasons, seasonal crops of Telangana State. Sustainable Agriculture and Organic farming. Fertilizers – Dryland Agriculture – Soil structure – Bulk density – Soil water movement. Agricultural production economics in Telangana State: Definition, objectives of production economics, nature & scope and subject matter of agricultural production economics, Relationship with other sciences. Agricultural marketing, Market functions. Agro-based industries. Economic principles applied to the organization of farm business. Audio-visual aids & other extension methods and through effective communication skills for organizing meetings effectively.

Computer, Advantages and disadvantages, computer system components and their functions – MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point menu bars and Internet applications.

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