KAS

Karnataka Public Service Commission ( KPSC ) conducts Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS) is the civil service of Karnataka state

KAS Courses Categories

  • KAS Prelims
  • KAS Prelims Cum Mains
  • KAS Mains
  • KAS Mains Optional Subjects

Age Limits

Candidate must have completed his age of 21 years and not attained the age more than 35 years as on the last date specified for receipt of application or on such other date as may be specified by the Government. Age limits for some categorized candidates are as follow: For SC/ST category candidate, Upper age limit will be relaxed by 5 years. For Other Backward Class category candidates, Upper age limit will be relaxed by 3 years. Upper age limit shall be relaxed by 10 years for Physically Handicapped or Widow Candidates. Upper age limit shall be relaxed in the case of a candidate who is a ex-serviceman, by the number of years of service rendered by him in the Armed forces of the Union.

Group A – Services

  • Karnataka Administrative Service (Assistant Commissioner)
  • Karnataka State Accounts Service
  • Karnataka Commercial Tax Service(AC-CTO)
  • Karnataka Treasury Service
  • Karnataka Labour Service
  • Karnataka General Service Development Branch and Local Government Branch
  • Karnataka Police Service
  • Karnataka General Service Directorate of Youth Services
  • Karnataka Reserve Police Service
  • Karnataka General Service (Social Welfare Branch)
  • Karnataka Food & Civil Supplies Service
  • Karnataka Backward Classes & Minorities DP service

 

Group B – Services

  • Karnataka Administrative Service(Tahsildars)
  • Karnataka Commercial Tax Service(CTO)
  • Karnataka Service for Labour Administration
  • Karnataka Weights & Measures Service
  • Karnataka Service for Jails Administration
  • Karnataka Co-operative Service
  • Karnataka Excise Service
  • Karnataka Employment and Training Service
  • Karnataka General Service (Directorate of Youth Services)
  • Karnataka General Service (Survey Settlement & Land Records Branch)
  • Karnataka Municipal Administrative Service
  • Karnataka Treasury Service
  • Karnataka Marketing Service
  • Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies Service (Food Wing)
  • Karnataka Co-operative Audit Service
  • Karnataka General Service (Development Branch & Local Government Branch)
  • Karnataka Government Secretariat

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examinations (Objective Type)

  • Each paper shall be of a maximum of 200 marks and a duration of two hours (Total fortwo papers 400 Marks) in the following description, namely:-

 

Sl. no Subject area

No of questions

Marks

Paper 1

1 General studies related to National and international importance

40

80

2 Humanities

60

120

  Total

100

200

Paper  2

1 General studies related to state importance

40

80

2 General science &Tech, environment & Ecology

30

60

3 General mental ability

30

60

  Total

100

200

TIME TABLE- ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY

 

SI.NO

SUBJECT

Details

1

Environment and Ecology

Introduction. Basics of Ecology

2

Environment and Ecology

Basics of Ecology

3

Environment and Ecology

Nutrient cycling

4

Environment and Ecology

Biosphere

5

Environment and Ecology

Biomes

6

Environment and Ecology

Biodiversity and its conservation

7

Environment and Ecology

Indian environment legislations

Environment and Ecology Test-1

8

Environment and Ecology

Air pollution

9

Environment and Ecology

Climate change- mechanism; concepts

10

Environment and Ecology

Climate change- mitigation; International convention

11

Environment and Ecology

Climate change- India and mitigation strategy

12

Environment and Ecology

Ozone depletion

13

Environment and Ecology

Aquatic ecosystem- Lakes and rivers

Environment and Ecology Test-2

14

Environment and Ecology

Marine ecosystem/ coral/ Wetlands

15

Environment and Ecology

Desertification

16

Environment and Ecology

Solid waste management/ Swachh Bharat

17

Environment and Ecology

Current affairs related to environment

18

Environment and Ecology

Current affairs related to environment

Environment and Ecology Test-3

 

Note:  Any changes in the timetable will be informed to students well in advance.

 

* The above is a tentative timetable and is subjected to minor changes in case of unavoidable circumstances.

BANGALORE SCHOOL OF CIVIL SERVICES

 

COURSE DETAIL FOR KPSC (KAS) 2018 BATCH

Sl. No

Subject

Duration

Timings

Course Fee

1.

Prelims: Batch-1- weekday Six Months 8:00am-10:am

25,000 Rs

2.

Prelims: Batch-2- Weekday Six Months 6:00pm-8:00pm

25,000 Rs

3.

Prelims: Batch-3- Weekend Six Months 09:30 am to 2:00 pm

25,000 Rs

4.

Prelims- cum- Mains Batch + Optional ** 12 Months Weekdays/weekends

85,000 Rs

5.

Mains Batch 17 Weeks Weekdays/Weekends

40,000 Rs

6.

Optional** 15 weeks Weekdays/Weekends

25,000 Rs

7.

Essay Programme 2 weeks Weekdays/Weekends

 3,000 Rs

8.

Test Series- Prelims 10 Tests Flexible

5,000 Rs

9.

Test Series- Mains 12 Tests Flexible

10, 000 Rs

10.

Interview Programme

Free

INDIVIDUAL MODULES

Sl. No

SUBJECT

DURATION

COURSE FEE

1.

Economics ( Including Economic Survey and Current Affairs) 25-30 hours

7,000 Rs

2.

Indian Polity and Governance 20-25 hours

5,000 Rs

3.

Modern History 25-30 hours

4,500 Rs

4.

Geography 30-35 hours

5,000 Rs

5.

Science and Technology 25-30 hours

5,000 Rs

6.

Aptitude 35-40 hours

6,000 Rs

7.

Environment 20-25 hours

5,000 Rs

8.

Current Affairs Every Sunday

Free

 

Note:

  • All our programme includes course material and current affairs material (and classes)
  • We currently offer Anthropology optional only.
  • Our entire programme is Module Based and hence those students missing one module can attend the same in another Batch.
  • The fees include GST charges.