APPSC Teacher-cum-Librarian Syllabus


Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission Teacher-cum-Librarian Syllabus.

Department: Home (Directorate of Prisons and Correctional Administrative), Government of Arunachal Pradesh.

Marks Distribution

The eligible candidate will have to appear in written examination for the following subject:

General English: 100 Marks

General Knowledge: 100 Marks

Library & Information Science: 100 Marks

Interview/ Viva-Voce: 40 Marks

Total: 340 Marks

Written Examination Syllabus

Subject Topic
Library & Information Science Unit-I:
Development of Knowledge, Structure of subjects, Library classification, Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), Library of Congress, Universal Decimal Classification, Colon Classification, Classification of Documents by using the Web, Library Cataloguing, International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBN), Machine Readable Catalogue (MARC), Universal Machine Readable Catalogue (UNIMARC), Common Communication Format (CCF), Machine Readable Catalogue 21 (MARC), Thesaurus, Knowledge Management.
Basic of Library Cataloguing, Online Cataloguing, Online Public Access Cataloguing, Catalogues & Bibliographic Records, Machine Readable Cataloguing, Union Catalogue, Anglo-American Cataloguing Rule, Multimedia Library, Digital Test Resources, Web-based Library Services, Digital Reference Service.
General English Grammar & Vocabulary:
Essay Writing, Letter Writing, Precis Writing, Paragraph Writing, Comprehension (Passage based questions), Parts of Speech, Spotting Errors, Clogs Test, Antonyms, Synonyms, Sentence Improvements, Sentence Completion, Idioms and Phrases, Spelling Test, Re-arrangement of sentence/words, One word substitute, Active & Passive Voice, Direct & Indirect speech/narration.
General Knowledge The paper on General Knowledge will include questions covering current events of National and International important, history of India including that of North East with special reference to Arunachal Pradesh, Indian freedom movement and Constitution of India, General appreciation and understanding of Science including everyday matter of observations and experience as may be expected of well educated person. Geography of nature and Library Science & Information.


1. A candidate who has secured a minimum of 33% or more marks in each subject in the written examination paper and has secure 45% of marks out of aggregate total marks in the written examination paper shall be eligible for Interview/ Viva-voce Test. In other words selection for Viva-voce test shall be based on the aggregates total marks secured in the written examination paper and subject to ratio 1:3. The candidates securing less than 33% of marks in any of the written examination paper shall not be eligible for appearing in the Viva-voce test.

2. The commission will conduct recruitment test (Objective type) before written examination, if it is deemed necessary to do so.

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