APSET Syllabus 2024 (Paper 1 & 2)

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APSET Syllabus 2024: Andhra University releases the syllabus of APSET 2024 online. Aspirants can download the APSET 2024 syllabus Paper-1 & Paper-2 from the official website, apset.net.in. Candidates must prepare the complete APSET exam syllabus 2024 to score better marks. Knowledge of Andhra Pradesh SET Syllabus 2024 can make the preparation easier.

Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) is conducted for the post of Assistant Professor or Lecturers. The exam will be conducted in two papers- Paper-1 & Paper-2. Candidates who have acquired a Master’s degree or PhD can apply for the same. Read the article to collect more elements of the APSET 2024 syllabus. 

APSET Syllabus 2024 Overview

Exam name Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) 
Category  APSET Syllabus 2024
Types of paper  Two (Paper-1 & Paper-2) 
Mode of exam  Pen-paper Based/Offline 
Official Website  apset.net.in
Exam for course level  After Master’s degree/PhD for an Asst Professor/Lecturer 
Test duration  180 minutes 

APSET 2024 Subjects

  • APSET Paper-1 is familiar for all candidates and those who appear in the exam will be bilingual in English and Telugu. 
  • APSET Paper-2: Candidates can choose their subjects as per their interest. Here, we have mentioned the following subjects that you can opt for. 
Anthropology  English 
Chemical Science  Earth Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Science 
History  Geography 
Commerce  Hindi 
Economics  Journalism & Mass Communication 
Education  Life Sciences 
Computer Science and Application  Public Administration 
Environmental Science  Law
Physical Education  Sanskrit 
Library & Information Science  Mathematical Sciences 
Management  Philosophy 
Physical Science  Political Science 
Sociology  Social Work 
Telugu  Urdu 
Visual Arts  Psychology 

APSET Syllabus 2024 for Paper 1 

Candidates can follow the given syllabus of APSET 2024 Paper-1. The syllabus has not been released yet. Here, we have provided you previous year syllabus so that you can start up your preparation with the same enthusiasm. 

APSET 2024 Syllabus Paper 1

Units & Subjects  Topics 
Unit-1- Teaching Aptitude 
  • Teaching Concept, Objectives and Characteristics and Basic requirements etc.
  • Learner’s Characteristic: Characteristics of adolescent & Academic, Social, Cognitive & Emotional, Individual differences 
  • Methods of Teaching in institutes for higher learning 
  • Teaching support system 
  • Factors affecting teaching related to teacher, learner etc.
  • Elements and types of evaluation 
Unit-2 -Research Aptitude 
  • Research Meaning: Characteristics, Types, Positivism & Post positivistic 
  • Methods of Research: Experimental, Historical, Descriptive, Qualitative and Quantitative method
  • Research ethics 
  • Steps of research 
  • Application of ICT research 
  • Thesis and article writing 
Unit-3 – Comprehension 
  • A passage or text to be mentioned 
  • Question be asked from the passage to be the answer 
Unit-4 – Communication 
  • Types and characteristics of communication 
  • Elective Communication: Verbal & Non-verbal, Inter culture, classroom communication & group communication 
  • Mass media and society 
  • Barriers to effective communication 
Unit-5- Mathematical Reasoning & Aptitude 
  • Number series, letter series, Code & relationship 
  • Types of reasoning 
  • Mathematical Aptitude (Fraction, time & distance, proportion & percentage, ratio etc.)
Unit-6- Logical Reasoning 
  • Argument forms, structure of categorical proportions, Mood & figure, Formal & informal fallacies, Classical square of opposition etc.
  • Analogies
  • Evaluating and differentiating deductive and inductive reasoning 
  • Structure & kinds of inference, vyapti and Hetvabhasas 
  • Means of Knowledge: Indian logic 
  • Pramanas: Pratyaksha, Anumana, Upamana, Shabda etc.
  • Venn diagram 
Unit-7- Data Interpretation 
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data
  • Sources, acquisition and classification of data
  • Data interpretation 
  • Data and Governance 
  • Graphical representation 
Unit-8- Information and Communication Technology 
  • ICT: General abbreviation & terminology 
  • Basics of internet, email, Intranet, Audio & Video Conferencing 
  • Digital initiatives in higher education 
  • ICT & Governance  
Unit-9- People Development and Environment 
  • Millennium Development & Sustainable Development Goals
  • Human & Environment interaction 
  • Environmental issues: Air pollution, Water pollution, Soil pollution, Noise pollution, Waste, Local, Regional & Global, Climate change etc. 
  • Impacts of pollutants on human health 
  • Natural & energy sources: Solar, Wind, Hydro, Geothermal, Nuclear & Forest, Biomass. 
  • Environmental Protection Act, National Action Plan on Climate change, Kyto protocol, International Solar alliance etc.
Unit-10- Higher Education System 
  • Evolution of higher learning 
  • Oriental, Conventional and non-conventional learning programs in India 
  • Institution of higher learning and education in ancient India 
  • Value education and environment education 
  • Policies, Governance and Administration 
  • Professional, Technical and Skill-based education 
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APSET Syllabus 2024 for Paper 2 

APSET Paper 2 syllabus 2024 contains subject and topic which help you to polish your capacity for the exam. Here, you can look the syllabus of APSET 2024 which is mentioned below.

APSET Paper 2 Syllabus 2024

Subjects                         Topics 
  • Chaucer to Shakespeare
  • Jacobean to Restoration Periods
  • Augustan Age: 18th Century Literature
  • Romantic Period
  • Modern Period
  • Victorian Period
  • Contemporary Period
  • American and other non-British Literature
  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Rhetoric and Prosody
  • British Literature from Chaucer to the Present Day
  • Criticism and Literary Theory
  • History of English language
  • European Literature from Classical Age to the 20th Century
  • Indian Writing in English and Indian Literature in English Translation
  • American and other Non-British English Literature
  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Business Environment
  • Financial & Management Accounting
  • Business Economics
  • Business Statistics & Data Processing
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Banking & Financial Institution
  • Accounting & Finance 
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Income Tax Law & Tax Planning
  • Microeconomics Analysis
  • Macroeconomics Analysis
  • Development and Planning
  • Public Finance
  • International Economics
  • Indian Economy
  • Statistical Methods
  • Theory of Demand
  • Theory of Production
  • Keynesian and Post-Keynesian approaches
  • Development and Growth
  • Theories of Taxation
  • Components of Money Supply
  • Industrial Structure and Economic Growth
  • Population and Economic Development
  • Role of Agriculture in Indian Economy
  • Single Equation Linear Model
  • Simultaneous Equation Models
  • Techniques of Forecasting
  • Theory of Consumer Behaviour and Theory of Firms
  • Theory of Pricing
  • Theory of Games
  • Planning and Economic Development
Environmental Science 
  • Definition, principles and scope of Environmental Science
  • Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry
  • Chemical composition of Air
  • Water Chemistry
  • Soil Chemistry
  • Toxic Chemicals in the environment
  • Principles of Analytical Methods
  • Definition, principles and scope of ecology, Human ecology and Human settlement, Evolution, the origin of life and speciation
  • Common flora and fauna in India
  • Environmental Geosciences
  • Earth’s Processes and Geological hazards
  • Mineral Resources and Environment
  • Water Resources and Environment
  • Land-use Planning
  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Introduction to environmental impact analysis
  • Sources and generation of solid wastes etc.
  • Geomorphology
  • Climatology
  • Oceanography
  • Geographic thought
  • Population geography
  • Economic geography
  • Political geography
  • Regional planning
  • Geography of India
  • Cartography
  • Concepts, Ideas and Terms
  • Ancient Indian History
  • Medieval Indian History
  • Modern Indian History
  • From the Indus Valley Civilisation to the Mahajanapadas
  • History of India from 4th Century BC to 3rd Century AD
  • India from the 4th Century AD to 12th Century AD
  • India from 1206 to 1526
  • India from 1526 onwards
  • Socio-economic and Cultural Life under the Mughals
  • Foundation of the British Rule
  • Economic and Social Policies
  • National Movement and Post-Independent India
  • World History
  • Research in History
  • Constitutional Law of India
  • Legal Theory
  • Family Law 
  • Public International Law
  • Law of Torts
  • Law of Contracts –General Principles
  • Labour Law
  • Law of Crimes – General Principles
  • Nature & Sources of Law
  • Essential Features of Indian Constitution
  • Nature, Scope and Importance of Administrative Law
  • Environmental Pollution 
  • General Principle of Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Marriage 
  • Nature of International Law and its Source
  • Adoption and Guardianship
  • Concept and Development of Human Rights
  • Nature and Definition of Tort
  • Partnership Act
  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Fossils
  • Evolution
  • Chronology
  • Human Genetics
  • Holocene Culture 
  • Typo-technology and Palaeolithic Cultural Features
  • Evolution, Social Structure and Organisation
  • Economic and Political Organisation: Religion and Magic
  • Indian Anthropology: Basic Concepts and Issues
  • Theories of Evolution
  • Distribution, Characteristics, Classification, Position of Man in the animal kingdom.
  • History and Development, Concept, Scope and Emerging trends-Relation to other sciences and medicine
  • Red cell Enzymes
  • Environmental Archaeology
  • Cultural Ecology
  • Ethno –archaeology
  • Settlement Archaeology
  • New Archaeology
  • Action Archaeology
  • Social and Economic approach in Archaeological Studies
  • Methods of dating
  • Earliest Cultures (Primitive Hunter-Gatherers)
  • Emergence of Biface Technology
  • Flake Tool complex
  • Blade Tool Complex
  • Advanced Hunter – Gatherers (Upper Palaeolithic Cultures)
  • Final Hunter – Gather and Irrcipient Cultivators (Mesolithic Cultures)
  • Mesolithic cultures of India
  • Mesolithic economy and society
  • Mesolithic art
  • Beginning of agriculture, evidences from Mount Carmel Caves, Juricho, Beidha
  • Diffusion of village Farming, Way of life in the Indo-Pakistan
  • Birth of Civilization (Bronze Age)
  • Indus Civilization etc. 
Journalism and Mass Communication 
  • Communication and Journalism
  • Role of media in Society
  • Journalism as a profession
  • History of Print and Broadcast media
  • Communication and theories of social change
  • Introduction of research methods and process
  • Colonial structures of communication
  • Radio & TV and Video as media of communication
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • The techniques
Mathematical Sciences 
  • Analysis
  • Complex Analysis
  • Linear Algebra
  • Topology 
  • Algebra
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs)
  • Partial Differential Equations (PDEs)
  • Calculus of Variation
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Descriptive statistics, exploratory data analysis
  • Linear Integral Equations 
Physical Science
  • Mathematical Methods of Physics
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics
  • Electronics and Experimental Methods
  • Atomic & Molecular Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
Political Science 
  • Political Theory and Thought
  • Comparative Politics and Political Analysis
  • Indian Government and Politics
  • Public Administration
  • International Relations
  • Political Development
  • Making of Indian Constitution
  • Theories of International Relations
Physical Education 
  • Introduction to Physical Education
  • Physiology of Muscular Activity
  • Joints and their Movements
  • Learning Process
  • Development of Teacher Education in Physical Education
  • Heath-Guiding principles of health and health education
  • Characteristics and Principles of Sports Training
  • Nature, Scope and Type of Research
  • Concept of Test, Measurement and Evaluation
  • Concept and Principles of Management
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Phonetics, Phonology and Morphology
  • Syntax and Semantics
  • Historical Linguistics and South Asian Language Families
  • Socio-linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Psycholinguistics
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APSET Exam Pattern 2024

The following table contains the exam pattern of APSET 2024. You can find the number of questions, total marks and time duration which is tabulated in the table. 

APSET Papers Name  Time Duration  Total No. Of Questions  Total Marks 
Paper-1  60 minutes  50 questions  100 marks 
Paper-2  120 minutes  100 questions  200 marks 

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