KPSC KAS Syllabus
Download PDF of KPSC KAS Syllabus in Kannada/English from this page!! Karnataka Public Service Commission conducts prelims followed by mains exam and interview for the assortment of the contenders on various civil service posts (Group 1 Services) under Karnataka Government. Qualified contenders in prelims will able to participate in further procedure. With the help of Karnataka Administrative Services (KAS) Exam Syllabus of Prelims and Mains, you can do better preparation and crack the examination.
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KPSC KAS Syllabus
KPSC KAS Syllabus 2018 Prelims Exam
|Current events of National and International||importance|
|Sports and Games||Awards and Honours|
|Social Sciences||Matters of everyday observation|
|Important days, etc.||—|
|History of India|
Social, economic, cultural and political aspects with a focus on Indian national movement (especially Karnataka)
|World Geography||Geography of India (especially Karnataka)|
|Indian polity and economy|
|Planning and economic reforms in India‐||sustainable development|
|Social sector initiatives, etc.||—|
- Current events of State importance
- Important State Government programmes, etc.
General Science & Technology, Environment & Ecology
|Contemporary developments in science and technology and their implications||Biodiversity and climate change|
|General health issues||Environmental Ecology, etc.|
General Mental Ability
|Analytical Ability||Decision making and problem solving|
|Basic innumeracy||Data interpretation, etc.|
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KPSC KAS Main Syllabus
|Communication skills||Comprehension of given passage|
- Topics of International/ National importance
- Topics of State/ Local Importance
|Culture Heritage of India||Towards transforming Indian Society: Major Schools of thought|
|From Kadambas to Hoysalas||Vijayanagara Empire and thereafter|
|Modern Mysore||Freedom Movement in Karnataka and Unification|
|Post Independent Karnataka||Social Change & Movements, Modernisation|
|India and International Economic relations||Decentralization|
|Data Collection Analysis, etc.||—|
|Lithosphere||Physiography of continents and Demographic distribution|
|Industrial Planning and development||Urban land use policy and urbanization|
|Fundamental rights||Distribution of legislative powers|
|Important amendments of the constitution||Welfare mechanism in India|
|Services under Union and state||Private and public administration|
|Management tools and techniques||Administrative reforms|
|United nations and specialized agencies, etc.||—-|
|Basics of Science & Technology||Energy resources|
|Disasters, pests and pollution||Rural upliftment and Science & Technology|
|Natural and Agricultural Science||Horticulture and Sericulture|
|Initiatives in Biotechnology||Animal Husbandry|
|Agriculture development policies, programmes and trade||Health and hygiene|
|Natural Resources||Eco system and biodiversity|
|Environmental pollution and solid waste management||Role of IT in environment and human health, etc.|
|Determinants and consequences of ethics in human action||Ethics in private and public relationships|
|Ethics in public administration||Ethical dilemmas in private and public institutions|
|Accountability and ethical governance||Ethical issues in international relations and funding|
|Information sharing and transparency in government||Integrity|
|Tolerance and compassion towards weaker sections||Aptitude and foundation values for civil service|
|Emotional intelligence, etc.|
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KPSC KAS Exam Pattern
KPSC KAS Prelims Exam Pattern 2018
- 100 questions will be asked in each paper.
- Each question carries 2 marks.
- 25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
- 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.
|Papers||Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|1||General Studies related to National and International importance||40||80||2 hours|
|2||General Studies related to state importance||40||80||2 hours|
|General Science & Technology, Environment & Ecology||30||60|
|General Mental Ability||30||60|
KPSC KAS Main Exam Pattern 2018:
- 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 Papers||Subjects||Marks||Duration|
|Qualifying Papers||Kannada||150||2 hours|
|Compulsory Papers||Paper 1: Essay||250||3 hours|
|Paper 2: General Studies-I||250||3 hours|
|Paper 3: General Studies-II||250||3 hours|
|Paper 4: General Studies-III||250||3 hours|
|Paper 5: General Studies-IV||250||3 hours|
|Paper 6: Optional Subject-I||250||3 hours|
|Paper 7: Optional Subject-II||250||3 hours|
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