Friday 1 November 2019 4:10 AM UTC
NEW DELHI Nov 1: Kerala Public Service Commission or Kerala PSC will release the most awaited Kerala Administrative Service or KAS notification on November 1, on the Kerala Piravi day, according to an official statement from the Commission.
Kerala Piravi marks the birth of the state of Kerala. The state of Kerala, which is situated in the southern part of India, was created on November 1, 1956.
The Kerala PSC, a state government body which conducts recruitment process for various government jobs, also said the announcement of the KAS recruitment process will be done by its Chairman Mr MK Sakeer at 3.00 pm today.
The KAS notification and the syllabus will be released online during the ceremony, the Kerala PSC statement said.
A Commission meeting has recently decided to release the KAS recruitment examination syllabus along with the notification soon.
The Commission, in its meeting, has also agreed the direction from the government to provide 4% reservation for persons with benchmark disabilities or PwBD candidates.
In KAS exam scheme, the first paper (general) of the Preliminary exam will carry 100 marks while the second paper will have general knowledge questions for 50 marks, questions for 30 marks for checking the expertise in administrative or local languages (Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada) and questions for 20 marks for checking English language knowledge.
According to the Commission, KAS Preliminary exam will be a screening test in nature.
For the KAS Main examination, there will be three tests of a 2-hour duration.
The Interview has been allocated 50 marks and the KAS ranklist will be considered on the basis of 350 marks in total.
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KAS notification 2019: The notification and other details will be released on the official portal, keralapsc.gov.in.
The official notification will carry the exam pattern, vacancy and other recruitment details.
The Kerala Government had notified the KAS details in the Kerala Gazette in December, 2017.
Later, after facing protests regarding the reservation rules in the Service, the State Legislature approved certain amendments.
In the initial rules notified in 2017, general rules of reservation was not made applicable to stream 2 and stream 3 of the KAS.
The notification and other details will be released on the official portal, keralapsc.gov.in.
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