JKPSC KAS Syllabus
JKPSC KAS Syllabus

JKPSC KAS Syllabus

The details for the JKPSC KAS syllabus are listed below. As discussed above, the exam has three phases. The syllabus for all the relevant phases is shared below.

Preliminary Exam Syllabus

JKPSC KAS Prelims Syllabus

Paper 1

  • Questions based on Jammu and Kashmir such as its history, polity, economy, major events, art, culture, etc.
  • General Science
  • General issues on Environmental ecology
  • Events of national and international importance
  • Indian Polity, Indian Constitution, and amendments to it
  • Indian and World Geography
  • Economic and Social Development
  • Current events of National and International importance
  • Bio-diversity and Climate Change

Paper 2

  • Interpersonal skills, including communication skills;
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability;
  • Basic arithmetics and data interpretation ( Class X level)
  • General mental ability;
  • Decision-making and problem-solving
  • Comprehension

JKPSC KAS Mains Syllabus

EnglishComprehension of given passages.Precise writing.Usage and vocabulary.Short essays
Paper-iEssay on multiple topics
Paper-iiGeneral studies-i: Indian heritage and culture world history geography.
Paper-iiiGeneral studies-ii:GovernanceConstitutionPolity, social justiceInternational relations.
Paper-ivGeneral studies-iii:TechnologyEconomic developmentBiodiversityEnvironmentSecurityDisaster management.
Paper-vGeneral studies-iv:EthicsIntegrityAptitude.
Paper-viOptional subject paper i
Paper-viiOptional subject paper ii

JKPSC KAS Exam Pattern

JKPSC KAS exam has three stages, therefore, the exam pattern for each stage varies with one another. You can check out the JKPSC exam pattern for the Prelims & Mains exam below.

JKPSC KAS Prelims Exam Pattern

JKPSC Prelims Exam is the first stage of the JKPSC selection process. Candidates securing minimum cutoff marks in the Prelims Exam of JKPSC KAS 2022 will be called to appear for the Mains Exam. The JKPSC KAS Prelims Exam will have two papers: General Studies Paper- I and General Studies Paper-II.

  • The JKPSC Prelims Exam comprises 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) each for Paper 1 and 2.
  • Both the JKPSC Prelims Papers will be 200 marks each.
  • For each incorrect answer in the JKPSC Prelims Exam, there is a penalty of 0.33 marks.
  • It is compulsory to score at least 33% in General Studies Paper II.
PaperQuestionsMarksDuration
General Studies Paper- I 1002002 hours
General Studies Paper-II1002002 hours
Total2004004 hours

JKPSC Mains Exam Pattern

The candidates who obtain the cutoff marks in the JKPSC CCE Prelims Exam will be called to appear for the JKPSC Mains Exam. The qualified candidates of the Prelims Exam will be issued an application form that they will have to fill up within the required time decided by the Commission.

  • The JKPSC Mains Exam shall comprise of a written examination and a personality test.
  • The JKPSC Mains Exam has eight (8) papers of conventional essay type.
  • Out of the eight mains paper, English Paper is qualifying in nature.
  • Candidates who will obtain the cutoff marks in the JKPSC Mains Exam will be called to appear for the Personality Test for Interview.
  • The JKPSC Interview shall be of 250 marks
Paper No.Paper NameMarks
1English300 (Qualifying Only)
2Essay250
3General Studies I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)250
4General Studies II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)250
5General Studies –III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)250
6General Studies –IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)250
7Optional Subject Paper I250
8Optional Subject Paper II250
 Sub-Total1750
 JKPSC Personality Test (Interview)250
 Total2000

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