The Kerala Administrative Services (KAS) exam result has been declared. The result is available on the Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC). Candidates can check the official website of the Commission for the result.
Kerala PSC Result (Stream 1)
Kerala PSC Result (Stream 2)
This is the first ever KAS exam to have been held. The Kerala Public Service Commission conducted the exam on February 22.
For reserved categories, the cut off marks have been lowered to ensure that they represent adequately in the merit list. "The minimum marks for inclusion in the list of candidates belonging to various Reservation communities have been lowered to ensure their adequate representation in the preliminary list. Such candidates shall not be considered for the main examination unless they prove their community," the Commission has said.
The exam was notified in December and a total of 4.01 lakh candidates had registered. The exam, which was held in two sessions -- morning and afternoon -- in more than 1,500 examination centres across the state.
Candidates who qualify this exam will be shortlisted to appear for the main exam. The Kerala PSC had scheduled the main exam in July but postponed it later due to the delay in publishing the preliminary results.
The KAS final exam will be held based on the prescribed syllabus, the Kerala PSC had said in an earlier notice. The exam will be descriptive in nature and will be held in two days. The questions in main will be provided to candidates in English. Answers can be written either in English or in Malayalam. The main exam will carry a total of 300 marks. There will also be an interview round which will carry a total of 50 marks.
The final merit list will be based on the marks secured by the candidate in main exam and interview. The marks obtained in the preliminary examination will not be considered for ranking.
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