Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) KAS Exam Previous Year Question Papers 2022

Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) conducts various examinations for several government posts in Kerala. One among the important examinations conducted by KPSC is for the post of Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Officer (Junior Time Scale) Trainee for Stream-1, Stream-2 and  Stream-3.

The Kerala Administrative Service examination for KAS Officer (Junior Time Scale) Trainee was last conducted in 2020 and the rank list that is published by Kerala PSC for the aforementioned exam remains in force for 1 year. 

You can go through the KAS notification 2019, to get an idea of the examination, exam patterns and syllabus. Any new updates regarding the upcoming KAS examination (2022) will be made available here.

Scheme of the KAS Examination

The KAS examination is divided into 3 phases:

  1. Preliminary examination
  2. Main examination
  3. Interview

Preliminary Examination

Preliminary examination consists of Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both paper 1 and 2 are of objective type and test the candidates through multiple choice questions (MCQs). Marks obtained in the preliminary examination are not used for final ranking of candidates.

Preliminary Examination: Marks, Medium and Duration of Examination

Paper Medium of Examination Marks Duration of the examination
Paper 1 (General Studies) English 100 90 minutes
Paper 2

Part 1 (General Studies)

Part 2

1.Language Proficiency Malayalam/ Tamil/ Kannada 

2. English

Part 1– English

Part 2 

1. Malayalam, tamil and Kannada 

2.Language Proficiency English

100 90 minutes

Main Examination

KAS Main examination is descriptive in nature and comprises 3 Papers. Questions for Paper 1, 2 and 3 are given in English but the candidates can answer it either in English or Malayalam.

Main examination: Marks, Medium and Duration of Examination

Paper Medium of Examination Marks Duration of the examination
Paper 1  English/Malayalam 100 2 hours
Paper 2 English/Malayalam 100 2 hours
Paper 3 English/Malayalam 100 2 hours

Interview

The last phase of the examination is an interview and it carries 50 marks. Candidates who clear the Main examination are called for the interview. All information regarding the interview is published on the official website of the Kerala Public Service Commission.

How to download KAS previous year question papers?

Follow the steps given below to download the KAS previous year question papers.

  1. Visit the official website of Kerala PSC i.e. keralapsc.gov.in
  2. From the ‘Downloads’ tab, select ‘Previous Year Question Papers’.
  3. Now you can select the year and click on ‘Go’. Among all the available options, select KAS Prelims or KAS Mains to download the respective previous year question papers.

Download the KAS 2020 preliminary and main examination question papers

You can download the question papers of the KAS examination conducted in 2020 from the links given below.

Preliminary examination Paper 1

KAS 2020 Preliminary Examination Paper 1 Question Paper:-Download PDF Here

Preliminary examination Paper 2

KAS 2020 Preliminary Examination Paper 2 Question Paper:-Download PDF Here

Main examination Paper 1, 2 and 3

KAS 2020 Main Examination Paper 1 Question Paper:-Download PDF Here

KAS 2020 Main Examination Paper 2 Question Paper:-Download PDF Here

KAS 2020 Main Examination Paper 3 Question Paper:-Download PDF Here

KPSC KAS also stands for Karnataka Public Service Commission- Karnataka Administrative Service. If you plan to prepare for Karnataka PSC examination, then go through the links given in the table below:

Karnataka Public Service Commission – Karnataka Administrative Service

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