KAS Mains 2018 Strategy Presented by: Shantagouda, Cleared KAS 2014, Scored 150 in all GS Papers.
Syllabus Paper I: Essays Two Essays (in Kannada/English) Essay- 1:Topic of International /National Importance Essay-2: Topic of State Importance/
Paper II : General Studies 1 1. History & Cultural Heritage (India and Karnataka) 2. Social & Political Perspective. 3. Indian Economy-Planning- Rural Development Data Collection-Analysis- Interpretation.
Paper III : General Studies 2 1. Physical Features and Natural Resources. 2. Overview of Indian Constitution. 3. Public Administration & Management, International Relations.
Paper IV : General Studies 3 1.Role and Impact of Science and Technology in Development of India, Information Technology in Public Domain. 2. Advancement and Modern Trends In Natural Science, Life Science, Agriculture, Science, Health and Hygiene 3. Challenges and Issues of Development on Environment and Ecology
Paper V: General Studies 4 1.Ethics 2.Integrity 3. Aptitude
Paper VI:Optional subject Paper 1 Paper VII:Optional subject Paper 2
No. of sections Total Marks Total Marks Duration per section per Paper Papers 125 3 hours Paper 1 Essays Paper 2:GS 1 Paper 2:GS 2 Paper 2:GS 3 Paper 2:GS 4 Optional 1 Optional 2 Total Interview Two 250 80/85 80/85 80/85 80/85 250 250 250 250 250 250 1750 200 1950 three three three three 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours Grand Total
Book list for Kannada medium students Complete all Kannada Medium State syllabi books 6th to 12, Polity P S Gangadhar, Economy- H R Krishnamurthy & Karnataka economic survey, . .History - KSadashiva Or KNA, . Geography- Ranganath, . SCIENCE and technology- online sources News paper and any magazine.
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