Thursday, December 13, 2018

Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Syllabus and Details - Kerala PSC


Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Syllabus

KAS Exam - Probable Syllabus

After waiting for a long time KAS (Kerala Administrative Service) is going to become a reality!!!
The draft for the formation of KAS is ready. We can expect the notification any time after approving the draft and sending it to PSC.

PSC will hopefully release the KAS Notification in December 2018.

Qualification: Any Graduation (No mark restriction)


  • General 21-35 years
  • OBC 21-38 years
  • SC/ST 21-40 years
  • For government servants – age limit: 52 years

The exam will have three tiers.

  • Tier 1: Preliminary Exam
  • Tier 2: Main Exam
  • Tier 3: Interview
Preliminary Exam:

  • 100 marks - Objective
  • 100 marks - Objective
Preliminary Exam of KAS will be two OMR tests of 100  marks each based on Degree level Syllabus of PSC. Syllabus of the same is given below.

Main Exam:
  • 3 Papers of 150 marks each.
Main exam will be Descriptive Type and the Syllabus will be Science, Kerala Studies, Humanities Subjects

  • Interview will be of 50 Marks. Only candidates with qualifying marks in Main exam will be called for Interview.

Probable Syllabus for 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 – AntonymLetter & Number Series – Odd Man Out – AnalogyCommon 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

  • General Knowledge 
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

Click here for the study material of 'Renaissance of Kerala' and Previous questions on Kerala Renaissance.

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 Labour 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.

Prepare well...
All the best for all Dream Riders!!!

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