AP Grama Sachivalayam VFA Syllabus | AP Grama Sachivalayam Village Fisheries Assistant Exam Pattern

AP Grama Sachivalayam VFA Syllabus | AP Grama Sachivalayam Village Fisheries Assistant Exam Pattern


AP Grama Sachivalayam Village Fisheries Assistant (VFA) Syllabus

Andhra Pradesh Grama Sachivalayam, Hyderabad has invited online application for various vacancies to the posts of Village Revenue Officer (VRO)/Village Fisheries Assistant (VFA)/Panchayat Secretary/Ward Secretaries/Digital Assistant/Misc.

The AP Grama Sachivalayam will conduct an offline examination to recruit candidates for the vacant posts. Candidates need to appear for OMR based written examination, the dates of which will be revealed soon. A total of 150 Multiple Choice Questions will be asked. Each question is of 1 mark and each wrong answer would fetch a negative marking of 0.25 marks. Majorly for all the posts, half of the questions will be asked on General Studies and Mental Ability and the other half will be devoted to the respective subject. Candidates need to go through the current affairs, static General Knowledge topics and Reasoning ability to prepare for the exam. In Mental Ability, questions will be asked from Quantitative aptitude, Data Interpretation, Reading Comprehension, puzzles and others.


Village Fisheries Assistant (VFA) Exam Pattern:

Section No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Studies and Mental Ability 50 50 50 Minutes
Biology of Fish & Prawns, Seed production, pond management, Marine Fisheries, Aquaculture, Fishing Gear and Craft, Fisheries Economics 100 100 100 Minutes
Total 150 150 2 Hours 30 Minutes


Village Fisheries Assistant (VFA) Syllabus:

General Studies and Mental Ability Drawing and Survey Syllabus
General Mental ability and reasoning

Quantitative aptitude including data interpretation

Comprehension (Telugu & English)

General English

Current affairs of regional, national and international importance

General Science and its applications

Contemporary development in science and Technology and Information Technology

History & Culture with a specific focus on Andhra Pradesh

Indian polity and Governance: Constitutional Amendments, Policy & Reforms

Society, Social justice, rights issues

Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh

Key schemes of Andhra Pradesh

Taxonomy, Ecology & Biology of fish & Prawn

Aquaculture – Principles, Fresh Water aquaculture, Brackish water, Seaweed culture, Integrated aquaculture, advanced aquaculture

Seed production of fish & prawn

Pond management

Fish & Prawn Feed Management

Marine Fisheries – Marine Resources of Andhra Pradesh; Tides, Currents, waves, monsoons, continental shelf; marine fishery; coastal, offshore & deep-sea species; Importance of by-catch Reduction Devices; Conservation of marine Turtles & mammals; Sea safety; Fish Landing Centres

Fishing Craft and Gear – Types of Crafts & Gear used in capture fishery; Different types of gear; Fabrication of fishing gears

Post-Harvest Technology

Fishery Economics

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