KAS : Kerala Administrative Service Syllabus



Kerala Administrative Service has become a reality. The inaugural notification for KAS is getting ready.

The Exam Scheme for KAS
    The selection for KAS involves three stages
    1. Preliminary Exam (Objective Type)
    2. Main Exam (Description)
    3. Interview
    PSC is yet to finalise the full syllabus of the KAS Exam
KAS Preliminary Exam
    The following topics are expected in the KAS Preliminary Exam which is objective multiple choice type.
General Knowledge
    1.    Indian History
    2.    Indian Geography
    3.    Indian Economy
    4.    The Constitution & Polity
    5.    Everyday Science - Chemistry, Physics, Biology & Environment
    6.    Computer & Cyber Law
    7.    Facts about India
    8.    Facts about Kerala
    9.    Kerala History
    10.    Kerala Economy
    11.    Kerala Geography
    12.    Kerala Renaissance
    13.    Social Welfare Programmes
    14.    Current Affairs
Mental Ability
    1.     Arithmetic
    2.    Test of Reasoning
General English
Malayalam (Regional Language)

The above syllabus is the proable one, PSC is yet to finalise it, more topic may be included.
KAS Main Exam
    KAS Main Exam will be descriptive in nature. There will be multiple papers for KAS. It is unlikely to have optional papers like UPSC Civil Service Exam.
    The subjects expected in Main Exam
    1.    General Knowledge - Descriptive
    2.    Current Affairs - Descriptive
    3.    General Essay - in English
    4.    General Essay - in Malayalam
    5.    Report Writing, Precis, Translation etc can also expected
KAS Interview
    Final hurdle for KAS success is Interview or Personality Test
    The candidates aptitude for government service, his overall personality             will be assessed
    The following points will be focused.
    1.    Candidates Power of Judgment
    2.    Independent Thinking Power
    3.    His Analytical Skill
    4.    Resourcefulness
    5.    Positive Thinking
    6.    Trouble Shooting Skill
    Interview will have 20% waiting compared to Main Exam mark


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