Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Administrative Services (KAS) preliminary examination has been declared. The result is available on the Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC).
This is the first ever KAS exam to have been held. The Kerala Public Service Commission conducted the exam on February 22.
4.01 lakh candidates had registered for the examination held in two sessions -morning and afternoon- in more than 1,500 examination centres across the state.
The shortlisted candidates can appear for the main exam, which has been postponed due to the delay in publishing the preliminary results, will be conducted on 20, 21 November 2021.
The main examination will be a descriptive type examination containing 3 papers of 100 marks each and 2 hours duration. The examination will be conducted in three regions- Thiruvananthapuram,Ernakulam and Kozhikkode.
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.