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KPSC KAS Syllabus 2019 in Kannada/English (Prelims/Mains) Download PDF

KPSC KAS Syllabus

Download PDF of KPSC KAS Syllabus in Kannada/English from this page!! Candidates who are preparing for Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS) can go through the detailed KPSC Syllabus 2019 for KAS Prelims and Mains Examination available down in this page.

KPSC KAS Syllabus 2019
Conducting BodyKarnataka Public Service Commission
Job TitleKarnataka Administrative Service (KAS)
CategoryKPSC KAS Syllabus
Selection ProcedurePrelims, Mains & Personality Test
Admit Card Available DateIntimate soon
Exam ModeOffline

KPSC KAS Exam Pattern

KPSC KAS Prelims Exam Pattern 2019

  • KPSC KAS Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of objective type (multiple choice).
  • Each paper shall be of a maximum of 200 marks and a duration of two hours
  • 100 questions will be asked in each paper.
  • Each question carries 2 marks.
  • 25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answered question.
  • Questions in Karnataka Civil Service Preliminary Exam will be based on Degree standard.
  • In General Mental Ability section, questions will be standard of 10th level.
Subject AreaNo. of QuestionsMarks
General Studies related to Nationaland International importance4080
General Studies related to State Importance4080
General Science and Technology,Environment and Ecology3060
General Mental Ability3060

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KPSC KAS Main Exam Pattern 2019:

  • Only descriptive type questions will be asked in KAS main exam.
  • Each paper carries separate marks and duration.
  • There will be no negative marking.
  • Minimum qualifying marks in Kannada and English paper is 35%.
  • Compulsory papers of main exam will be in a standard of Degree level.
Type of PapersSubjectsMarksDuration
Qualifying PapersKannada1502 hours
English1502 hours
Compulsory PapersPaper 1: Essay2503 hours
Paper 2: General Studies-I2503 hours
Paper 3: General Studies-II2503 hours
Paper 4: General Studies-III2503 hours
Paper 5: General Studies-IV2503 hours
Paper 6: Optional Subject-I2503 hours
Paper 7: Optional Subject-II2503 hours

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KPSC KAS Syllabus

KPSC KAS Syllabus 2019 Prelims Exam

The Preliminary Examination of Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS) consists of two papers of objective type questions. Paper-I covers the topics from General Studies while Paper-II includes questions from Humanities. You can checkout the detailed KPSC KAS Pre Syllabus 2019 which is provided below:


General Studies
Current events of National and Internationalimportance
Sports and GamesAwards and Honours
Social SciencesMatters of everyday observation
Important days, etc.
Indian HistorySocial, economic, cultural and political aspects with a focus on Indian  national movement (especially Karnataka)
World GeographyGeography of India (especially Karnataka)
Indian polity and Indian EconomyRural development
Planning and economic reforms in India‐sustainable development
poverty alleviationDemographics
Social sector initiatives, etc.

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General Studies
Current events of State importanceImportant State Government programmes, etc.
General Science & Technology, Environment & Ecology
Contemporary developments in science and technology and their implicationsBiodiversity and climate change
General health issuesEnvironmental Ecology, etc.
General Mental Ability
ComprehensionLogical Reasoning
Analytical AbilityDecision making and problem solving
Basic innumeracyData interpretation, etc.

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KPSC KAS Main Syllabus 2019

KPSC KAS Mains Examination consists of 02 qualifying papers of Kannada & English and 07 compulsory papers of Essay, General Studies and two optional papers. You can get the details of topics included under each section here in the table facilitated below:

Kannada/ English
Precis writingUsage
VocabularyShort Essay
Communication SkillsComprehension Passages
Topics of International/ National importanceTopics of State/ Local Importance
General Studies-I
Culture Heritage of IndiaTowards transforming Indian Society: Major Schools of thought
From Kadambas to HoysalasVijayanagara Empire and thereafter
Modern MysoreFreedom Movement in Karnataka and Unification
Post Independent KarnatakaSocial Change & Movements, Modernisation
India and International Economic relationsDecentralization
Data Collection Analysis, etc.
General Studies-II
LithospherePhysiography of continents and Demographic distribution
Industrial Planning and developmentUrban land use policy and urbanization
Fundamental rightsDistribution of legislative powers
Important amendments of the constitutionWelfare mechanism in India
Services under Union and statePrivate and public administration
Management tools and techniquesAdministrative reforms
United nations and specialized agencies, etc.—-
General Studies-III
Basics of Science & TechnologyEnergy resources
Disasters, pests and pollutionRural upliftment and Science & Technology
Natural and Agricultural ScienceHorticulture and Sericulture
Initiatives in BiotechnologyAnimal Husbandry
Agriculture development policies, programmes and tradeHealth and hygiene
Natural ResourcesEco system and biodiversity
Environmental pollution and solid waste managementRole of IT in environment and human health, etc.
General Studies-IV
Determinants and consequences of ethics in human actionEthics in private and public relationships
Ethics in public administrationEthical dilemmas in private and public institutions
Accountability and ethical governanceEthical issues in international relations and funding
Information sharing and transparency in governmentIntegrity
Tolerance and compassion towards weaker sectionsAptitude and foundation values for civil service
Emotional intelligence, etc.

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ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸರ್ಕಾರದಲ್ಲಿ ಹಲವಾರು ನಾಗರಿಕ ಸೇವಾ ಹುದ್ದೆಗಳ (ಗುಂಪು 1 ಸೇವೆಗಳು) ಖಾಲಿ ಹುದ್ದೆಗಳನ್ನು ತುಂಬಲು ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸಾರ್ವಜನಿಕ ಸೇವಾ ಆಯೋಗವು ಕೆಪಿಎಸ್ಸಿ ಕೆಎಎಸ್ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಯನ್ನು ನಡೆಸುತ್ತದೆ. ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಆಡಳಿತಾತ್ಮಕ ಸೇವೆಗಳ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆ ಮೂರು ಹಂತಗಳನ್ನು ಒಳಗೊಂಡಿದೆ, ಅವುಗಳೆಂದರೆ ಪ್ರಿಲಿಮ್ಸ್, ಮೆನ್ಸ್ ನಂತರ ಪರ್ಸನಾಲಿಟಿ ಟೆಸ್ಟ್.

ಕೆಎಎಸ್ ಪ್ರೆ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಎರಡು ಪ್ರತಿಶತ ಮಾದರಿ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆಗಳಿವೆ, ಪ್ರತಿ 200 ಅಂಕಗಳು. ಜನರಲ್ ಸ್ಟಡೀಸ್ ಮತ್ತು ಜನರಲ್ ಮೆಡಿಕಲ್ ಎಬಿಲಿಟಿ ಯಿಂದ ವಿಷಯಗಳು ಎರಡನೆಯ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಸೇರಿವೆ. ಕೆಎಎಸ್ ಮುಖ್ಯ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆ ಎರಡು ಅರ್ಹತಾ ಕಾಗದ ಮತ್ತು ಏಳು ಕಡ್ಡಾಯ ಪೇಪರ್ಗಳನ್ನು ಒಳಗೊಂಡಿದೆ.

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KPSC KAS Exam Syllabus 2019

Concerned aspirants who are preparing for Karnataka Administrative Services (KAS) Exam can get full Syllabus details provided in this page. You can also download the KPSC KAS Syllabus 2019 of Prelims and Mains Exam in PDF format from the direct links given above.

The Karnataka Administrative Services (KAS) Exam Syllabus will help you to prepare effectively for both Prelims and Mains Examination. Along with the KAS Exam Syllabus, you can also check KAS Preliminary and main Exam pattern in order to understand the weightage of different subjects and marking scheme.

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5 Responses to "KPSC KAS Syllabus 2019 in Kannada/English (Prelims/Mains) Download PDF"

  1. pandurang patil

    Whether all which are those papers will be decriptive and objective in main exam? sir plz inform about that

  2. RADHA K P

    Sir I am studied Bsc MLT so which subject better option to me and how to prepare for KAS

  3. Mala gb

    Sir I am studied Bsc nursing so which subject better option to me and how to prepare for KAS and also give information about study materials

  4. Megha

    Sir am studying in BA final
    Which subject is best to me conduct a kas exam sir plz inform me

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