KPSC KAS Previous Paper: Every year Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) conducts Civil Service Exam of the state. Inorder to hire suitable aspirants for the Group A and Group B Gazetted Probationers posts that are vacant in Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS), Revenue department, Directorate of Municipal Administration, etc., this combined competitive exam is being conducted by KPSC. Are you guys going to write upcoming KPSC KAS Exam? Then here are some preparation materials and useful tips. Yes, in this article you can find lot of KPSC KAS Previous Paper. Candidates who are practicing using all these KPSC KAS Previous Question Papers will get a confidence to attend any sort of questions that will be asked in forthcoming exam. All the Best!
|KPSC KAS Previous Paper 2018 – Highlights|
|Exam Name||Karnataka Administrative Services Exam 2018||Exam Type||Prelims: Objective
|Material||KPSC KAS Previous Paper Download PDF||Total Marks||Prelims: 400 marks
Mains: 2050 marks
|Authority||Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC)||Official website||www.kpsc.kar.nic.in|
KPSC KAS Previous Paper 2017
Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) conducts recruitment and competitive exams whenever employee needs arise in various civil service departments of the state. The Karnataka Administrative Service Exam is also one among that. Detailed phases of the exam are,
- First Phase: Preliminary Examination (Aptitude Test)
- Second Phase: Main Examination (Written + Personality Test)
Applicants will be invited first for preliminary examination. Such candidates can use the KAS Prelims Question Papers PDF that we have linked in this article to practice before exam, after doing preparations according to the exam pattern and syllabus prescribed for KAS prelims exam.
Candidates who are qualifying in prelims exam shall only be shortlisted and invited for the main exam. Individuals who are thus shortlisted can use the KPSC KAS Previous Paper of main exam that is linked below, to practice for main exam. Some of the benefits of practicing using KPSC KAS Question Papers with Answers PDF are,
- Able to know how questions will be asked from each topic.
- Able to guess the difficulty standard of KAS exam.
- Effective time management in exam, etc.
For both the exams, KAS Question Papers will be set in Kannada and English languages. Aspirants have to answer for the questions either in English or Kannada, as per their convenience.
KPSC KAS Question Pattern: The scheme and structure of KPSC KAS Prelims exam 2018 is given below. In this pattern only, questions shall be drafted for upcoming exam.
|KPSC KAS Prelims Exam Pattern 2018|
|Papers||Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|1||General Studies related to National and International importance||40 questions||80 marks||2 hours|
|Humanities||60 questions||120 marks|
|2||General Studies related to state importance||40 questions||80 marks||2 hours|
|General Science & Technology, Environment & Ecology||30 questions||60 marks|
|General Mental Ability||30 questions||60 marks|
- Only objective type questions will be asked.
- For each correct answer, authorities will give 2 marks.
- About 25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
In KAS main examination, only descriptive questions shall be asked. About 9 papers are there in written phase of main exam. Each paper carries separate marks. By seeing the KAS main exam question pattern, you will get idea about it.
|KPSC KAS Main Exam Pattern 2018|
|Type of Papers||Subjects||Marks||Duration|
|Qualifying Papers||Kannada||150 marks||2 hours|
|English||150 marks||2 hours|
|Compulsory Papers||Paper 1: Essay||250 marks||3 hours|
|Paper 2: General Studies-I||250 marks||3 hours|
|Paper 3: General Studies-II||250 marks||3 hours|
|Paper 4: General Studies-III||250 marks||3 hours|
|Paper 5: General Studies-IV||250 marks||3 hours|
|Paper 6: Optional Subject-I||250 marks||3 hours|
|Paper 7: Optional Subject-II||250 marks||3 hours|
To download KPSC KAS Previous Papers with answers pdf, go through the next sub heading that is given below.
KAS Exam Syllabus: On KAS preliminary exam, about 100 questions will be asked in each paper. If you look into the KPSC KAS Previous Question Papers that are linked below, almost 90% of the questions in Paper-I has been asked from current events of national & international importance and Paper-II has been asked from Indian polity, economy, history, geography, rural development, etc. So if you prepare well in these topics, definitely you can score good mark in KAS prelims exam.
- KAS Prelims Question Papers with answers PDF
- KPSC Gazetted Probationers Previous Papers PDF
- Karnataka Administrative Services Exam Previous Year Question Papers PDF
The questions on qualifying papers of KAS main exam shall contain comprehension, précis writing, usage, vocabulary, short essay and communication skills. According to the KPSC Gazetted Probationers Previous Papers PDF, questions for compulsory essay paper will be asked from topics of national/ international and state/ local importances.
Candidates should be aware of India’s culture heritage, freedom movement in Karnataka, industrial planning & development, India & its international economic relations, latest science & technology, agriculture development policies, ethical issues in international relations & funding, etc. to attend maximum number of essay based questions in General Studies papers of KAS main exam.
KAS Question Papers 2018 for Optional subjects will be issued to contestants, depending upon option exercised by candidates in application. Anthropology, Economics, Chemistry, Geography, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science & International Relations, etc. are some of the optional subjects of KAS exam. To know in detail about the syllabus for each KAS optional paper, refer the KAS syllabus 2018 article that we have published in our website.
Some of the hints that will be useful for candidates in their KPSC KAS exam preparations are given below.
- Questions for General Mental Ability section of KAS prelims exam will be in 10th level and all other prelims and main exam papers will be in Degree level.
- Minimum qualifying marks in Kannada and English papers of main exam is 35%.
- Marks of qualifying papers of main exam will not be added for preparation of merit list for selection.
KPSC KAS Exam 2018
Graduates or post graduates are asked to submit application for KPSC KAS Exam 2018. After conducting KAS prelims and main exam, individuals who are taking more marks in main exam shall be shortlisted and invited for a personality test. Finally, overall performance of aspirants will be taken into account and decisions of final appointment will be taken by authorities. Individuals thus selected will be appointed as Assistant Commandant, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Executive Officer, Assistant Director, etc. in various departments of Karnataka government, depending upon requirements.
- Designations – Assistant Commandant, Executive Officer, etc.
- Qualification – Degree/ Master Degree
- Vacancies – Updated Soon…
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- Exam Date – Updated Soon…
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