Kerala Administrative Service – KAS 2019 Notification

KERALA ADMINISTARTIVE SERVICE

The much-awaited Kerala Administrative Service 2019 Notification is out. With two stages of written examinations, the exam has a similar pattern of that of UPSC civil service. The number of vacancies and the main exam syllabus is yet to publish. Graduates below 32 years can now apply for the KAS Junior Time Scale Trainee posts on or before December 04, 2019. Here we are discussing the Kerala Administrative Service 2019 eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus and more

Kerala Administrative Service Important Dates

  • Application Period: November 01, 2019 to December 04, 2019
  • Preliminary Exam Date: February 2020
  • Main Examination Date: To be updated soon

Interested candidates can apply for the KAS 2019 through their Kerala PSC Thulasi profile page.

Kerala Administrative Service Eligibility

The Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) 2019 recruitment is for candidates from three-sections/ streams.

  1. Stream 1: Direct Appointment
  2. Stream 2: Direct recruitment from among full members or approved probationers in any Government Departments.
  3. Stream 3: Direct Recruitment from among candidates holding Ist Gazetted post.

Age Limit

  1. Stream 1: 21 years – 32 years. Candidates who have born between 02.01.1987 and 01.01.1998 (both dates
    are included) shall apply for these posts. Age relaxations as per government norms are applicable.
  2. Stream 2: 21 years – 40 years. Candidates who have born between 02.01.1979 and 01.01.1998 (both dates
    are included) are eligible to apply for this post. Age relaxations as per government norms are applicable.
  3. Stream 3: Must not have completed 50 years of age on January 01, 2019.

Education Eligibility

  1. Stream 1: Graduation in any subject (including professional course) from any UGC recognized university.
  2. Stream 2: Graduation in any subject (including professional course) from any UGC recognized university and, Must be a Full Member or an approved probationer in any Government Department and must not be an Ist Gazetted Officer or above in the Departments in Schedule-I of KAS Special Rule 2018.
  3. Stream 3:  Graduation in any subject (including professional course) from any UGC recognized university, and Must have satisfactorily completed probation in any Cadre in Government.

DOWNLOAD KAS 2019 NOTIFICATION HERE

Kerala Administrative Service 2019 Syllabus: CLICK HERE

Kerala Administrative Service 2019 Exam Pattern

1.Preliminary Examination

The preliminary examination shall be in Objective mode only. Both General Studies question papers would be in English.

SL NOTopicMaximum MarksExam Duration Number of Questions
1Paper I
General
Studies
10090 minutes 100
2Paper-II: Part I General Studies5090 minutes 50
3Paper-II: Part II Language
Proficiency in
Malayalam/
Tamil/
Kannada
309030
4Paper-II: Part II Language
Proficiency in English
209020

2.Main Examination

The main examination will be a descriptive type examination containing 3 papers of 100 marks each.

SL NOTopicMaximum MarksExam Duration
1Paper I10002 hours
2Paper-II10002 hours
3Paper III10002 hours

Questions of the Main examination will be provided in English while the candidates can write the answers either in English or in Malayalam.

3.Interview

Selected candidates from the main examination will be called for a face to face personal interview. The final rank list will consider the candidate’s performance in the interview too. The interview has a maximum score of 50 marks. 

The candidates selected for KAS (Junior Time Scale) shall undergo training for a period of 18 months and be on probation for a total period of 2 years on duty within a continuous period of 3 years inclusive of the period of training.

Kerala Administrative Service 2019 Syllabus: CLICK HERE

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  1. Rajitha

    Thanks for the information. It’s really useful

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