Kerala KAS Main Exam Syllabus 2020 Kerala KAS Main Exam Syllabus 2020

Kerala KAS Main Exam Syllabus 2020

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 KAS Main Exam Syllabus

Kerala PSC announced the syllabus of the KAS Main exam. Kerala KAS Main Exam syllabus 2020 can be download from this link.

Subject Paper Duration Marks
General Studies Paper I 2 Hours 100
General Studies Paper II 2 Hours 100
General Studies Paper III 2 Hours 100

Kerala Administrative Service Syllabus

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. 

  1. Preliminary Exam (Objective Type)
  2. Main Examination
  3. Interview

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.

  • General Knowledge
    • Indian History
    • Indian Geography
    • Indian Economy
    • The Constitution
    • General Science -Chemistry, Physics, Biology 
    • IT & Cyber Law
    • Facts about India
    • Facts about Kerala
    • Kerala History
    • Kerala Economy
    • Kerala Geography
    • Kerala Renaissance
    • Social Welfare Programme
    • Current Affairs
  • Mental Ability
    • Arithmetic
    • Test of Reasoning
  • General English
  • Malayalam (Regional Language)

Expected KAS Syllabus

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:

  • Paper 1: Science Topics (150)
  • Paper 2: Human Topics (150)
  • Paper 3: Kerala Study (150)

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.

Kerala Administrative Service KAS vacancies

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.


Eligibility For Kerala KAS Examination

If you have a Bachelor degree then you are eligible to apply Kerala Administrative Service KAS

Kerala PSC yet to announce more details about KAS. This page will be update frequently with updated news of KAS. Please visit our facebook page. for kerala psc Notification, Rank Lists, Question Paper, Answer Key and Mock Tests.

Last Updated: 2020-10-23 11:37:27