KAS preliminary exam to be held on Feb 22
Thiruvananthapuram: The preliminary examination of Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) will be held on February 22, 2020. Exams for both papers will be conducted the same day.
The first session of the exam is based on General Studies Paper 1 and the second session is on General Studies Paper 2 and linguistic skills. Maximum score is 200. The time schedule will be announced later. A total of 5,76,243 people have applied in three streams for the OMR-based exam.
In the first stream in which candidates are directly appointed, 5,47,543 people have applied and in the second stream for non-gazetted employees, there are 26,950 applicants. In the third stream for gazetted officers, 1750 applicants will appear for exam.
PSC informed that the applications of the second and third stream candidates will be subjected to scrutiny. A common exam will be conducted for all three streams.
The applicants should confirm through their profile within December 25 that they will appear for the exam, otherwise the application will be rejected. Those who confirm their appearance can download admission tickets from the websites from February 7.
PSC also informed that action will be taken against those who do not appear for the exam even after confirming appearance and those who have no proper qualification. According to the notification of PSC, the questions of General Studies paper will be in English.