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ASO Syllabus New 2021

1. Economic Concepts: Concepts of Production, Consumption and Demand – Concept
of Elasticity - Market Structures and Equilibrium – Price determination.
National Income: concepts and determinants – employment, consumption, savings
and investment. Rate of Interest and Profit. Concepts of Money and measures of
money supply, velocity. Banks and credit creation, Banks and portfolio management,
Central Bank and control over supply of money. Determination of price level -
Inflation: meaning, measurement and control. Public Finance: Budgets, Taxes and
non-tax revenues, Budget deficits.
2. International Economics: Free Trade and Protection - Balance of payments accounts
and adjustment - Exchange rate under the exchange markets - International
Monetary System and World Trading order - Brettonwoods system. IMF and the World
Bank and their associates. Sources of growth - capital, Human capital, productivity,
Trade and aid, non-economic factors.
3. Indian Economics: Main features: Population; size, composition, quality and growth
trend, occupational distribution, Effects of Births and Deaths. Mass poverty -
Unemployment and its types - Inequality and types thereof - Rural-urban disparities.
Foreign Trade: Balance of Payments and External Debt. Inflation and parallel
economy and its effects. Fiscal deficit. Sectoral trends and regional disparities.
Economic Planning in India: Major controversies on planning in India, NITI Ayog. Broad
Fiscal, monetary, industry, trade and agricultural policies.
4. Financial Accounting: Introduction to accounting - Accounting concepts and
conventions – Accounting process - Journalizing, Posting to ledger accounts -
Subsidiary books including Cash book - Bank Reconciliation Statement - Preparation of
Trial Balance and Final Accounts - Errors and Rectification - Depreciation and Reserves
– Single entry and non trading concerns.
5. Basics of Computers: Binary system, Octal and Hexadecimal systems. Conversion to
and from Decimal systems. Codes, Bits, Bytes and Words. Memory of a computer,
Arithmetic and Logical operations on numbers. Algorithms and Flow charts. Using
Spread Sheet: Basics of Spreadsheet; Manipulation of cells; Formulas and Functions;
Editing of Spread Sheet, printing of Spread Sheet.
6. Introduction to Statistics: Collection of data: primary and Secondary data. methods
of Sampling (Random, Non Random), Definition of Probability – Census- Schedule and
questionnaire - Frequency distribution – Tabulation - Diagrammatic and graphic
presentation of data.
7. Measures of Central Tendency: Meaning objectives and characteristics of measures of
central tendency –Types of Averages: Arithmetic Mean, Geometric Mean , Harmonic
Mean , Median, Mode, Quartiles Deciles, Percentiles-Properties of averages and their
8. Measures of Dispersion and Skewness: Dispersion: Meaning and properties –Types :
Range ,Quartile Deviation, Mean Deviation, Standard Deviation, Coefficient of
Veriation. Skewness: Meaning – Karl Pearson and Bowl’s measures of skewness,
concept of kurtosis – normal distribution.
9. Measure of Relation: Correlation meaning and uses – types of correlation – Karl
Pearson’s correlation coefficient – Spearman’s rank correlation – probable error.
10. Analysis of time series and Index Numbers: Time Series analysis: Meaning and Uses -
Components of time series – Measurement of trend and seasonal variations - Utility of
decomposition of time series - Decentralization of data.
Index Numbers: Meaning and importance – Methods of construction of Index
Numbers: Price Index Numbers, Quantity index Numbers – Tests of Adequacy of Index
Numbers -base shifting and deflation of Index Numbers - Cost of living Index Numbers
– Limitations of Index Numbers. Concepts of price, quantity and cost Index Numbers.
Deflation of Index Numbers

3. General Science and it applications to the day to day life Contemporary
developments in Science & Technology and information Technology.
4. Social- economic and political history of modern India with emphasis on Andhra
6. Economic development in India since independence with emphasis on Andhra
7. Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
8. Disaster management: vulnerability profile, prevention and mitigation strategies,
Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the assessment of Disaster.
9. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
10. Logical reasoning, analytical ability and data interpretation.
11. Data Analysis:
12. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural,
Political, and Legal implications/problems.

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