KAS Preparation Tips 2020 - Know How to Prepare for KAS Exam, Best Books
KAS Exam Preparation 2020 - In order to get placed as Gazetted Probationers in Karnataka state, candidates must start their KAS Exam 2020 preparation as early as possible. Considering its vast syllabus and competitive nature of the exam, even experts suggest that the KAS exam 2020 preparation must be done at least 1 year in advance. In this article, we are providing tips for the KAS preparation 2020, best books, exam pattern and more. Karnataka PSC (KPSC) conducts the Karnataka Administrative Services (KAS) exam to recruit candidates for Gazetted Probationers in the and various civil service positions in the state. KAS Notification 2020 to be released soon. Candidates aspiring to appear for the KAS 2020 exam must keep an eye on all the information shared here.
How to Prepare for the KAS Exam?
Understand the KAS exam pattern 2020 and marking scheme.
Go through the complete KAS syllabus 2020 in detail.
Make a KAS study plan and include all the sections which needed to be cover as part of your KAS 2020 exam preparation
Compile a list of best books and study materials.
Make a time table, distribute time equally to all the sections and make sure to cover at least 2-3 months before the exam date. Stick to the time table.
The last 2-3 months can be utilised for revisions and solving the previous year KAS papers.
What do you require for KAS Preparation 2020?
Best books for KAS
Detailed syllabus and exam pattern
Topper interviews to get an idea about the exam preparation strategy
Previous year question papers
From the following table, candidates can check the best books for the KAS exam. However there are many other preparations of KAS exam 2020 books, we have shared some of the selected few here. Refer to these books during the KAS exam preparation 2020.
Preparation books for KAS 2020
All NCERT books (6-12)
Standard books for Laxmikanth, NCERT, Bipin Chandra, Sociology
Selected Karnataka State Government School books (6-12)
Polity P.S Gangadhar
Indian Polity Laxmikanth
Selected topics from Ranganath Kannada Books
NCERT 11th Macroeconomics
History K Sadashiva
Current Affairs from Spardha Chaitra
Rural Development Yojana Kannada Magazine
Karnataka Economy Survey
Current Affairs Daily Prajavani Newspaper, Monthly Sparcha Chaitra Magazine Subscription
Aptitude and English Comprehension Books
Science & Tech Hariprasad
Environment K Bhyrappa
Art & Culture Covers in History
Sociology Channa Shankarrao
Ethics Basavaraj Kattimani
KAS Exam Preparation Tips 2020
Difficulty wise this exam stands equal to the UPSC IAS exam, so you have to prepare very smartly. In the pointers below, there are the KAS exam preparation 2020 tips.
The syllabus of KAS is similar to the UPSC syllabus. There are sections like - History, Geography, General Science etc.
While preparing for KAS 2020, the only difference is that you need to know about the Kannada language if you are a Kannadiga you can easily crack this exam.
During the preparation of KAS exam 2020, you will have to know about the Karnataka state in detail. You have to study the history of Karnataka, Geography related to Karnataka, the current schemes started by the Karnataka government, the economic condition of Karnataka and current affairs or issues related to Karnataka.
Refer to a few online classes or enrol yourself in coaching classes, this will help you get expert guidance during the KAS exam preparation 2020.
Solve previous year question papers of KAS, appear in and routine tests and mock tests organised by coaching classes. Never miss them.
You must also subscribe to online mock tests and solve them. This will effectively improve your performance.
While solving the mock tests it will help you in self-assessment, help in increasing your accuracy, rectify your mistakes and improve your question-solving ability.
Subscribe to a daily newspaper. It is advised to read English one, as it will help in improving English fluency for the preliminary and mains exam and mainly for the personality test.
While KAS 2020 exam preparation, make sure to create short notes of important topics, dates, events and formula. Keep those notes with yourself and revise them every time.
Revision is the best way to recall what you have studied. The proper revision will help strengthen your grip on the subject. The revision will only help you improve.
KAS Exam Preparation 2020 - What not to do?
There's a common tendency with candidates preparing for any competitive exam. Candidates skip their personal hygiene, food habits which ultimately led them to fall ill. In the below points we have shared what candidates must not do while doing KAS exam preparation.
Don't study continuously for long hours - Take short breaks of 15-20 minutes in between study.
Don't sit in one position for quite long - While studying candidates sit in one position for long hours, doing this brings back-ache, spinal pains, elbow strains and concentration issues. After every 2 hours take a break, walk for a while, do some stretching, wash your face and drink some water.
Don't skip the meal -. While studying don't skip your food. Take proper food intake for 3 meals, liquid intake in between, stay hydrated by drinking water and juices.
Don't follow a monotonous routine - It is not bad to listen to some music while studying, this will increase your concentration. Involve in games like Chess, Solve Rubik's Cube and also do some exercise in the morning. This will make you fresh and active.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - KAS Preparation Tips 2020 - Know How to Prepare for KAS Exam, Best Books
Question: How many stages are there in the KAS exam?
The exam is conducted in three stages - Preliminary, Mains and Personality Test (Interview).
Question: Is there negative marking in the KAS exam?
Yes there is a negative marking of ⅓ marks for the total marks allotted the question if you have given the answer.
Question: How should I start KAS exam preparation 2020?
While starting your KAS 2020 exam preparation, know the syllabus and arrange the best books for it. Enrol in Online/Offline classes. Solve previous year question papers and give yourself at least 1 year of time.
Question: Which are the best books for the KAS exam?
However there are a lot of books, some of them have been mentioned in the article above. But the go-to books are NCERT from classes 6-12.
Question: What are the cut off marks of KAS?
You can check it here - KAS cut off marks.