Government of Kerala has decided to create a new level of government officers in state service. Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) is the civil service of Kerala. Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) selected candidates will be appointed to second gazetted posts in 29 government departments including Land Revenue, Finance, State Lottery , Secretariat services and common category posts in other departments. The officers for this post will be recruited by Kerala Public Service Commission through KAS examination. Kerala Administrative Service notification is getting finalized. Kerala government has approved the amendments and modification recommended by Kerala PSC in case of the pattern of examination and its syllabus. The notification is expected in 2019, as PSC have to decide the exam pattern and syllabus. Prelims to Mains exam conducts in similar way of UPSC Civil Services Exam.
Kerala PSC announced the syllabus of the KAS Main exam. Kerala KAS Main Exam syllabus 2020 can be download from this link.
|General Studies||Paper I||2 Hours||100|
|General Studies||Paper II||2 Hours||100|
|General Studies||Paper III||2 Hours||100|
Syllabus of the exam will be decided by Kerala PSC and the examination will be in 2 phases and an interview. KAS examination will have to undergo three stages in the selection procedure.
KAS officers will be selected in three streams. By direct recruitment 1/3rd vacancies will be filled. 1/3rd vacancies will be filled from regular government employees. Remaining vacancies will be filled from 1st gazetted officers in government departments.
Preliminary (Primary Exam) is for 200 Marks, There will be two papers in the Preliminary Examination. There will be hundreds of questions for both exams. two tests perform On the same day. Those who succeed can write the main test.Kerala PSC is yet to finalize KAS syllabus. The following topics are expected in the KAS Preliminary Exam.
Arithmetic Ability : Numbers Test of Divisibility H.C.F & L.C.M Simplification Ratio & Proportions Percentage Interest Time & Work Time & Distance Area Volume Calendar Clocks Trains Problems on Age Etc
Logical Ability : Calculations & Logic Coding & Decoding Classification Synonym Antonym Letter & Number Series Odd Man Out Analogy Common Sense Test Alphabetical Arrangement of Words Date and Calendar Sense of Direction Etc
General English : Grammar Agreement of Subject and Verb Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs Comparison of Adjectives Correct usage of Articles Prepositions Direct and Indirect Speech Active and Passive Voice Correction in Sentences Etc. Vocabulary Gender Singular and Plural Synonyms Antonyms One word Substitutes Problem concerning words Idioms and their meanings Etc
Facts about Kerala : Geographical Facts Physical Features Climate Soils Rivers Famous Sites Etc, Renaissance of Kerala
Important Events/ Movements/Leaders, Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Chattampi Swami, Sree Narayana Guru, Vagbhatananda, Thycaud Ayya, Ayya Vaikundar, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru), Ayyankali, Pandit Karuppan, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V.T.Bhattathirippad, Dr. Palpu, Kumaranasan, Vakkom Moulavi, Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, Etc
Facts about India : Geography of India Physical Features Climate Soil Rivers Famous Sites Etc. Demography Economic and Social Development Poverty Alleviation Economy and Planning Etc. History of India Period from 1857 to 1947 National Movement Etc.
Constitution of India : Basic Facts Features Citizenship Fundamental Rights & Duties Directive Principle Union Government Legislature State Executive Union Territories Apex Courts Comptroller and Auditor General Public Service Commissions and Other Important Offices Important Amendments Etc. Rights Right to Education Human Rights Human Rights Commission Rights to Information Information Commission Social Audit Lokayukta Ombudsman Women Empowerment Women's Commission Legislation against Child Labor and Atrocities against women and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Etc
Social Welfare Schemes : Schemes in India Schemes in Kerala
General Science : Common Scientific Facts Important Scientific Phenomena Other basic facts in the field of Science Etc
Information Technology & Cyber Laws : Fundamentals of Computers Internet Etc. Cyber Laws
Current Affairs : Important World, National and Regional Events related to the Political and Scientific fields, Sports, Cinema and Literature
Regional Language : Comprehension, Translation, Literature etc.
Mains (main exam) is for 450 marks There will be three papers in Mains (descriptive examination). Means will have a total of 450 marks for each paper. Three papers are as follows:
The interview will be 50 marks. The syllabus of the exam may be similar to the post of Deputy Collector and Malayalam Language may have some weight-age in both Prelims and Mains.
The total number of posts in the second gazette category is 1170 which is considered to be included in the various administrative departments from various departments. Total vacancies in the junior time scale are 10 and 117. Every year one third of the vacancies in the second Gazette post in various departments will be allocated to the Kerala Administrative Service.First
If you have a Bachelor degree then you are eligible to apply Kerala Administrative Service KAS
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