The TSPSC (Telangana State Public Service Commission) chairman Ghanta Chakrapani said that the syllabus committee headed by Prof G Haragopal, recommended some changes in the scheme of examination and a few in syllabus.
The commission has also sent the recommendations to the State government for further approval.
TSPSC chairman said that changes in syllabus were recommended for history, culture, architecture, art and literature of Telangana. He said, “Scheme for each examination was slightly changed and recommendations were sent to Chief Minister for approval after adopting them at a meeting held at commission today.”
“Scheme for each examination was slightly modified and recommendations were sent to CM for approval after the Commission adopted them”
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If government approves the recommendations, they would come into effect by the order to be issued by it allowing the commission to proceed with the new scheme, he informed. Briefing about the recommendations made by the syllabus committee,
he said that Pattern of Group II examination was not changed and multiple choice pattern of questioning would remain for this year.
However, for the examinations like junior, degree and polytechnic lecturer posts, the general studies part of the syllabus would focus more on education philosophy, psychology and other related aspects.
Chakrapani has also said that after a series of consultations with student groups and experts, the syllabus committee made the recommendations.
Giving in to the demands of students, the committee has also recommended decreasing the component of mathematics, aptitude, science and technology from the competitive examinations, he said. He said, “We are not assessing the mathematical skills of the candidates in public service commission exams and so weightage to this component was decreased by a large extent.”
They have been receiving complaints from rural students and students from non-mathematical background to decrease the weightage to mathematics component, he informed.
The recommendations of syllabus committee were discussed in a meeting held at commission’s office with all the members unanimously agreeing for presenting it to the state government.
chairman informed that State government has permitted to conduct departmental examinations and notifications for them would be released in a week’s time.
Source: Metro India