Group II Paper I (General Studies)
This is studied under Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Science & Technology
Force & pressure,Friction,gravitation,solar system,mechanics(newton laws, centripetal,centrifugal forces,projectiles,angle of banking,potential & kinetic energy),liquids(capillarity,surface tension, viscosity),Sound,Heat,light,Electricity, Magnetism,satellites, modern physics (atomic energy, radio activity,cosmic, x rays, visible spectrum),Nuclear,space technology in India(latest happening in these areas)
Cell structure,living organisms classification,life processes of plants and animals (nutrition,digestion, respiration, circulatory system,blood, excretion), control &coordination(nervous system, eyes,ears),endocrine system & reproduction,digestive enzymes,hormones,vitamins,infectious diseases,natural resources management(air, water, soil pollution,wetlands, forestry, wildlife)applications of biology(plant breeding, animal breeding, pesticides, bio fertilisers, biotechnology,stem cells),Institutions of National importance.
Physical & chemical changes,Atoms &molecules,Acids,bases & salts,metals &non metals, fibers, periodic table classification,carbon compounds(hydrocarbons, polymers), bio molecules (carbohydrates,proteins,fats),nuclear fission, nuclear fusion,breeder reactors, metallurgy.
Science & Technology
Submarines, ISRO launches,DRDO tests,Antarctic/Arctic expeditions,Super computers,Science congress
All the above topics are the areas one need to look into but the scope of questions in exam may or may not be limited to above topics.
NCERT Text books : class 6 to 10 (Science).There are 3 to 4 books for every class,so please download all the books.
Science section in India Year Book latest.
AP State Syllabus: class 6 to 10 (These books are also good ,you can use them in place of NCERT books)
General Studies Manual by Tata McgrawHill (For those who want all material in a single book)
Physical features of India ,landforms & their evolution,drainage basins,climate,soils,minerals,natural vegetation and wild life,population(growth,density,migration,sex ratio, occupation structure),economic activity in agriculture,industry,tourism,trade,transportation,services.
NCERT Text books :Class 6 to 10 (Social Science) and Class 11 and 12 (Geography)
Good School Atlas:Please make sure AP information is mentioned in it.
AP State Syllabus: class 6 to 10 Social sciences (These books are good ,refer them for AP relevant content in geography and economics)
3.History of India and Indian National Movement
History of India includes history especially cultural (arts, language & literature,architecture) from ancient,medieval and up to 1857 revolt. Indian national movement includes the personalities who shaped social reforms and freedom movement
NCERT Text books :Social Sciences (class 6 to 10) and History(11 and 12th class)
Ancient India , Medieval India (NCERT reference books for class 11 and 12): R.S. Sharma (you need to buy in bookshop)
Modern India : Bipin Chandra
Download history study material from http://www.jeywin.com/study-material/
This part will test the candidate ability in analytical and reasoning abilities. This includes, analogies, algebra, synonyms & antonyms,series,inferences etc.
Quicker maths by M Tyra ( The questions in exam are of basic nature, entire content of book may not be relevant)
5.Current events of national and International importance
BRICS,World economic Forum, SAARC, G20,climate summits, WTO ministerial meets, Free trade with Europe,ASEAN and others,Nuclear Suppliers group(NSG),APEC, OPEC, EU etc. Countries visited by president,vice president and PM and treaties signed in the last one year, Energy(nuclear, oil&gas) cooperation with other countries
Domestic & international Institutions (political, economic, judicial)
UN,UNESCO,World bank,WTO,International Court of Justice,Heads of (Army, navy, airforce,ISRO,DRDO,Atomic energy commission,UPSC, Supreme court,SC,ST,BC,Women,human rights,law commissions, US ambassadors to India/from India to US & china)
Recent events in the last one to one and half-year like(Japanese earthquake,laden death, Lokpal bill,Telangana struggle,Kashmir situation, wikileaks etc)
Cricket,tennis grand slam order & recent winners, commonwealth,FIFA games, Mascots, medals tally,Asian games, Olympics,chess,badminton,hockey,kabbadi,F1 tournaments etc
Padmabhushan, jnanapith awards,Man Booker, Noble (all six),Alternate Nobel awards,Oscar awards winners(Indian entries 2010), Abel prize, Raman magsaysay, Indira Gandhi peace, Nehru awards,Cannes film festival, children film festivals etc.
Books written by politicians and others
UN ambassadors of peace, Education, AIDS
UN/SAARC declaration of years
UNESCO cultural heritage, Natural heritage sites, Biosphere reserves in India.