Why one needs to join for TSPSC and APPSC Group 1 Coaching in Hyderabad at Pragnya IAS Academy?

Pragnya IAS Academy provides APPSC and TSPSC Group-1 coaching in Hyderabad. Pragnya IAS Academy is one of the best APPSC and TSPSC group-1 coaching institute in Hyderabad which covers all the concepts to answer any given question more accurately. We at Pragnya maintain limited batch size and put all the efforts to provide best Group-1 coaching in Hyderabad. At Pragnya, we also provide online tutorials for Group-1 coaching in Hyderabad.

Most of the Aspirants visit Hyderabad and look for different Group-1 coaching centers in Hyderabad. Before joining any Group-1 coaching center in Hyderabad, one need to know the eligibility criteria and Examination pattern to appear for Group-1 Examination. Understanding Examination pattern helps aspirants to get an idea about number of questions, maximum marks, maximum duration for each paper etc., and some other details.

Eligibility Criteria to apply for TSPSC Group-1 Examination

Education: Candidate must be completed Graduation or Under Graduation in any specialization from an Recognized university.

Age: The age limit must be between 18 to 34 years to appear for TSPSC Group-1 exam.

Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India

Eligibility Criteria to apply for APPSC Group-1 Examination

Education: Candidate must be completed Graduation or Under Graduation in any specialization from an Recognized university. The posts District Fire Officers in A.P. Fire Service, Asst. Treasury Officer/Asst. Accounts Officer in A.P. Treasury & Accounts Service, District Social Welfare Officer in A.P. Social Welfare Service require special educational qualifications which can be found at APPSC official website.

Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India.

Age Limit and Physical Requirements: For Age Limit and Physical Requirements one can visit the official APPSC website.

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TSPSC and APPSC Group-1 Examination Pattern

Aspirants must get an clear idea on examination pattern before joining at any institute for Group-1 coaching. TSPSC and APPSC Group-1 Examination pattern consists of three stages. These are

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Personality Test(Interview)

TSPSC Group-1 Prelims

TSPSC Group-1 Preliminary examination includes questions from General Studies and Mental Ability. The syllabus has been mentioned below


  • Current Affairs – Regional, National & International.
  • International Relations and Events.
  • General Science; India’s Achievements in Science and Technology.
  • Environmental Issues: Disaster Management- Prevention and Mitigation Strategies.
  • Economic and Social Development of India.
  • World Geography, Indian Geography and Geography of Telangana state.
  • History and Cultural Heritage of India.
  • Indian Constitution and Polity.
  • Governance and Public Policy in India.
  • Policies of Telangana State.
  • Society, Culture, Heritage, Arts and Literature of Telangana.
  • Social Exclusion: Rights issues such as Gender, Caste, Tribe, Disability etc. and inclusive policies.
  • Logical Reasoning: Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation.

TSPSC Group-1 prelims is of objective type. TSPSC Group-1 prelims paper consists of 150 questions. Each question carries one mark and time duration to complete the preliminary examination for Group-1 is 2.5 hours. We suggest Aspirants those who are looking for Group-1 coaching in Hyderabad to join at Pragnya IAS Academy. Aspirants need to practice huge number of MCQ's to crack the Group-1 preliminary examination. To solve MCQ's, Pragnya IAS Academy conduct Mock tests to all the aspirants those who have joined for Group-1 coaching in Hyderabad. TSPSC has no negative marking in Prelims.

TSPSC Group-1 Mains

TSPSC Group-1 Mains consists of 6 papers. These 6 papers are General Essay, Indian society, Constitution and governance, General English, History, Geography and Culture, Economy and Development, Telangana movements for State formation, Science and Technology and Interpretation of Data. Along with these 6 papers candidates need to write Qualifying Test on General English. The detailed syllabus has been mentioned below:

General English (Qualifying Test)

  • Spotting Errors – Spelling; Punctuation.
  • Fill in the blanks – Prepositions; Conjunctions; Verb tenses.
  • Re-writing sentences – Active and Passive voice; Direct & Reported Speech; Usage of Vocabulary.
  • Jumbled sentences 5 Comprehension.
  • Précis Writing.
  • Expansion.
  • Letter Writing.

Paper-I: General Essay

(Candidate should write three Essays, selecting one from each Section compulsorily. Each Section contains three Questions. Each Essay carries 50 marks.)


  • Contemporary Social Issues and Social Problems.
  • Issues of Economic Growth and Justice.


  • Dynamics of Indian Politics.
  • Historical and Cultural Heritage of India.


  • Developments in Science and Technology.
  • Education and Human Resource Development.

Paper-II – History, Culture and Geography

  • History and Culture of India, with special reference to Modern Period (1757 to 1947 A.D).
  • History and Cultural Heritage of Telangana.
  • Geography of India and Telangana.

Paper –III – Indian Society, Constitution and Governance

  • Indian Society, Structure, Issues and Social Movements.
  • Constitution of India.
  • Governance.

Paper –IV – Economy and Development

  • Indian Economy and Development.
  • Telangana Economy.
  • Development and Environmental Problems.

Paper- V – Science & Technology and Data Interpretation

  • The role and impact of Science and Technology.
  • Modern Trends in application of knowledge of Science.
  • Data Interpretation and Problem Solving.

Paper-VI - Telangana Movement and State Formation

  • The idea of Telangana (1948-1970).
  • Mobilisational phase (1971 -1990).
  • Towards formation of Telangana State (1991-2014).

Each paper in Group-1 Mains will be conducted for a maximum of 150 Marks and duration for each paper will be 3 hours. Total marks excluding English in Group-1 Mains will be 900.

TSPSC Group-1 Interview

Interview will be conducted for shortlisted candidates from mains for 100 marks, making a total of 1000 marks.

APPSC Group-1 Prelims

APPSC Group-1 Prelims consists of two papers. APPSC Group-1 prelims is an objective type exam. The Preliminary examination is just an screening test which filters the non-serious candidates and these marks will not be included in the final merit list. Each paper will be conducted for 120 marks and duration of each paper is 2 hours. The syllabus has been mentioned below:

Paper - I - General Studies

This paper contains four parts - A, B, C, and D. Each section consists of 30 questions worth 30 marks.

A. History and Culture

B. Constitution Polity, Social Justice and International Relations

C. Economy and Planning of India and Andhra Pradesh

D. Geography

Paper - II - General Aptitude

This paper contains two parts - A and B. Each section consists of 60 questions worth 60 marks.

A. General Mental Ability, Administrative and Psychological Abilities

B. Science and Technology, Current Affairs

APPSC Group-1 Mains

APPSC Group-1 Mains is of descriptive type. Candidates are required to write conventional essay type answers to all the questions. APPSC Group-1 mains consists of 5 papers. Along with these 5 papers, candidate need to write two qualifying papers on Telugu and English language. APPSC Group-1 mains will be conducted for 750 Marks and duration of each paper will be 3 hours. The syllabus has been mentioned below:

Paper-I:General Essay

The candidates are required to attempt three essays, one from each of the three sections, in about 800 words each.


This paper is designed to test candidate's

  • knowledge / awareness of a variety of Subjects and
  • their ability to compose a sustained piece of writing in the form of an essay.


  • Current affairs
  • Socio- political issues
  • Socio- economic issues
  • Socio- environmental issues
  • Cultural and historical aspects
  • Issues related to civic awareness
  • Reflective topics

Paper - II: History, Culture and Geography of India and Andhra Pradesh

Paper - III: Polity, Constitution, Governance, Law And Ethics

Paper - IV: Economy and Development of India and Andhra Pradesh

Paper -V: Science and Technology

APPSC decides cut-off marks and candidates who has secured more than prescribed cut-off marks will be qualified for Interview.

APPSC Interview

Interview will be conducted to shortlisted candidates for 75 marks, making a total of 825 Marks.

Key Features of the Course

  • Clarity in theories & Concepts to answer any given question more accurately.

  • Multiple modes of delivering the same topic so as to ensure conceptual clarity.

  • Adopt the most advanced technological of audio-videos, pictorial representations so as to build realistic understanding on the subject-matter.

  • Incredible insights to develop best answers.

  • Detailed analysis of previous year questions so as to ensure

    • Right orientation

    • Prioritize the topics

    • Helps you to choose what to read and more importantly what not to read

    • To approach the mains exam with right strategy

  • Experienced faculty – Retired and In-service officers.

  • Best quality and highly relevant printed materials.

  • High Success rate.

  • Limited Strength for each batch

Course format

Duration: 6 months.

Related lectures, audio/videos will be presented for each topic.

20 Mock Tests in Prelims Orientation and 25 Mock Tests in Mains Orientation will be conducted, as a part of the course.

Printed material for all the topics will be delivered.

Monthly Current Affairs magazine will be issued.


5th October, 2020 - Morning Batch - Prelims and Mains

For Registrations Contact us on 9880487071/9880486671

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Most Frequently asked Questions related to Group 1 Coaching in Hyderabad

1. Is it compulsory to join for Groups Coaching at any Coaching Center in Hyderabad?

Ans:Yes, if you join for coaching, then aspirants get guidance from faculty and aspirants get an complete idea on what to read and what not to read to crack Group 1 exam.

2. Does Current Affairs are compulsory to crack APPSC and TSPSC Group 1 Examination?

Ans:Yes, it is compulsory to prepare Current Affairs. Aspirants who has knowledge on current affairs can secure better rank.

3. Does Group 1 Coaching Institutes in Hyderabad maintain limited batch size?

Ans:Yes, at Pragnya IAS Academy, we maintain limited size.

4. What is the Fee for Group 1 Coaching in Hyderabad?

Ans: At Pragnya IAS Academy, the fee for Group 1 Coaching is 60k for Group 1 Coaching and the coaching duration is 8 months.

5. How to decide which is better Group 1 Coaching Institute in Hyderabad?

Ans:Aspirants can visit Group 1 Coaching Institutes in Hyderabad, get details related to Group 1 Caoching. After getting details, try to attend for one demo session either through offline or online. Check whether any back up classes are provided or not. Join for Group 1 Coaching at Institute which aspirants feel demo is good and which provides back up classes. Also check whether the institute conducts mock tests and test series.

6. What should be the strategy to clear Group 1 prelims?

Ans:To clear prelims, Aspirants should solve huge number of Multiple Choice Questions. Aspirants need to analyze all the incorrect MCQ's and understand the subject clearly.

7. Is it compulsory to practice answer writing to clear Mains?

Ans:Yes, it is compulsory to practice answer writing. Through practicing, aspirants can check their knowledge, check the word limit, time limit and can improve a lot which will be helpful to clear Mains.