Telangana Public Service Commission(TSPSC) Syllabus Committee, constituted by the to suggest changes to the existing syllabus of all competitive examinations, is keen on sensitising candidates appearing for executive and administrative posts on local issues prevailing in the State.
The committee which discussed the change in syllabus recently focused on creating awareness and a strong understanding of the local issues among aspirants.
An overhaul of the syllabus will be done at a later stage. But, some crucial part of the syllabus will be changed
Professors, educationists and experts of the committee opined that a change in syllabus would not be for name sake. Though there is no official outcome on the meetings, it is learnt that the committee members are unanimous on improving the objectivity of the examination.
Syllabus Committee head Prof G Haragopal said that an overhaul of the syllabus would be done at a later stage. He said that for the current year, the Syllabus Committee would not make major changes in the syllabus and pattern. But, some crucial part of the syllabus would be changed.
He said, “Sensitising the aspirant candidates on the socio-geographic and socio-economic issues of the State is necessary. Several aspects on AP would be replaced with that of Telangana.” “There is a debate going on for changes in the pattern of Group II examinations as recruitments are done of executive posts.
Objective type questions alone cannot assess the candidates appropriately. It needs a total relook”, he informed.
The Syllabus Committee would meet on January 29 to give the final touches to the already prepared framework and would submit the proposed changes to the commission on January 30.
The members have said that changes in the curriculum have been proposed by taking a realistic view of the whole situation.
Source: Metro India