Kerala PSC Degree Level Syllabus 2022 - Download Subject-wise Syllabus PDF

Kerala PSC Degree Level Syllabus 2022 - Download Subject-wise Syllabus PDF

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Jan 11, 2022
Kerala Degree Level Exam 2022: Kerala PSC has postponed the prelims exam of PSC Degree Level. Check Exam Pattern, Degree Level Prelims Exam Syllabus in Malayalam, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card and Cut Off Marks.

Kerala PSC Degree Level Syllabus 2022! Students who are interested in the Degree Level exam can now find Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Syllabus on the official website of Kerala PSC The candidates should go through the topics mentioned in the syllabus so that they can prepare well for the exam. An entrance examination will be held based on the Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Syllabus 2022. 

Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Syllabus 2022

The preliminary round is an objective-based written test conducted all over the state for the candidates. The students who are looking forward to working in different government profiles in Kerala should clear the Kerala PSC Degree level exam. The Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Syllabus covers a wide range of topics like history, civics, economics, maths, arts, sports, literature, computers, and science.  The interested candidates can find the Kerala PSC degree level exam syllabus below.

Kerala PSC Degree Level Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

The Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam is conducted as there are vacancies in the different departments. This is the broad exam pattern of the exam:

  • It is an objective-based test.
  • The total exam duration is 1.15 hours.
  • The total marks are 100.
  • 1 mark is awarded for every right answer.
  • 1/3rd marks are deducted for every wrong answer.
  • The exam is conducted in English and Malayalam, apart from the language papers.

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Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Prelims Syllabus 2022

The Kerala PSC Degree Level PSC Exam Syllabus covers all the important subjects required to clear the degree level exam. Kerala PSC gives equal opportunities to all candidates by catering to a wide range of subjects. Let us look at some of the contents of the Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Syllabus. The link to download the detailed syllabus is provided after the table.




Kerala – Arrival, and contribution of Europeans, literature of Kerala History, detailed history of Travancore

World – Great revolution of England, American War of Independence, French Revolution, Russian Revolution, the Chinese revolution, formation, and functioning of UN, and other international organizations

India – Medieval India, political history, administrative reforms, contributions, First War of Independence, formation of Indian National Congress, Swadeshi movement, Social Reform movement, Mahatma Gandhi, state reorganization after India’s independence, history of politics after 1951


Public administration, civil services of India and the states, E-governance, RTI, Lokpal and Lokayukta, human rights organizations – acts and rules regarding consumer protection, watershed management, political parties, labor and employment, national rural employment policies, protection of women, children, and elderly, social welfare and security, and land reforms


National income, factors of production, economic sectors of production, Five Year Plans, NITI Aayog, public expenditure, budget, consumer protection and rights, types and functions of economic institutions, Reserve Bank of India, public revenue system, and tax system


Earth structure, landforms, pressure belt, winds and formation of rocks, world nations and their specific features, remote sensing, oceans, and their various movements

The districts and the features, rivers, climate, wildlife, minerals, and industries, energy sources, transport system, agriculture, and research centers of Kerala

India – states and their features, northern mountain region, rivers, plains and plateaus, climate, agriculture, minerals and Industries, energy sources, transport system

Computer Science 

Software – System and application software, operating systems, word processors, spreadsheets, database packages, presentation, image editors, basics of programming (programming languages do not have to be considered)

Hardware – input devices, output devices, memory devices

Internet services, social media, web designing

Types of computer networks and network devices

Cybercrimes and Cyber Laws, IT Act (Awareness level)

Science and Technology

Evolution of Indian Space Programme, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), and the various satellite programs attached to it, the evolution of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

National policy and innovations related to science, science in everyday life, institutes and organizations in India promoting the integration of S&T, contributions of prominent Indian scientists, human body, public health and community medicine, food and nutrition

Issues and concerns related to the environment, legal aspects, policies and treaties for protecting the environment at the national and the international level, sustainable development programs, biodiversity, climate change, Western Ghats, the legal framework for forest and wildlife conservation in India, environmental hazards, pollution, carbon emission, global warming, green technology and nanotechnology

India’s energy requirement, efficiency, and deficiency, resources and dependence, renewable and non-renewable energy resources, energy policy of India, energy security, and nuclear policy of India


Problems on mathematical signs, series, sense of direction, date, and calendar, time and angles, time in a click, coding, and decoding, and family relations

Numbers, percentage, mensuration, time, distance and work, fraction and decimal numbers, profit and loss, interest, ratio, and proportion

Indian Sports and Arts

The origin, places, institutions, and personalities related to the art forms in Kerala; sports personalities; awards; tournaments; national games; various terms and related sports items

Famous works of authors and their awards, etc.


Prefix or suffix, compound words, synonyms and antonyms, singular and plural, word formation, one-word substitutes, idioms, translation of a sentence or proverb into Malayalam, phrasal verbs, foreign words, and phrases

Agreement of verb and subject, adjectives and adverbs, adverbs, articles, primary and modal auxiliary verbs, infinitives and gerunds, comparison of adjectives, tenses, prepositions, correlatives, types of sentences, different parts of speech, direct and indirect speech, active and passive voice, and correction of sentences

Regional Language

Malayalam, Kannada, and Tamil – one-word substitutions, synonyms, antonyms, word purity, correct word, correct sentence, equivalent word, join the word, gender classification, translation, idioms, and proverbs

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Kerala PSC Degree Level Mains Syllabus 2022

The awareness of the syllabus of Kerala PSC Degree Level Mains examination 2021 gives a major hand to the students who are preparing for the Kerala PSC Degree Level Mains examination. The syllabus of both Kerala PSC Degree Level prelims and mains examination has no major difference. The aspirants who are preparing for the main examination should have cemented knowledge of the topics that are mentioned in the official mains syllabus rather than superficial knowledge.



General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  • History of India & Kerala,
  • Indian Polity
  • Art and Culture
  • Administration and Government Policies
  • Basic Economics
  • Geography of Kerala and India.
  • Literature and Books & Authors,
  • Environment
  • Kerala Renaissance 
  • Awards and achievements
  • Sports
  • Recent Affairs

Mental Ability & 

Quantitative Aptitude 

  • Series,
  • Basic mathematical operations,
  • Problems on Mathematical signs,
  • Profit & Loss, Simple Interest and Compound
  • Progressions & Mensuration
  • Time & Work and Time & Distance,
  • Ratio & Proportion,
  • Percentages, Averages
  • Analogy,
  • Date & Calendar.
  • Odd one out,
  • Relation,
  • Direction
  • Coding-Decoding

General Science

  • Human Body & Diseases
  • Vitamins and medicines
  • Agricultural related things
  • Energy Resources
  • Environment & Pollution,
  • Chemistry in everyday life
  • Elements
  • Basic physics concepts 
  • Light
  • Theories
  • Famous scientists
  • Heat, Temperature, Sound and light
  • Advancements in technologies.

General English Language

  • Singular and plural
  • Comparison of Adjectives
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Basic Grammar
  • Parts of Speech
  • Tenses
  • Auxiliary Verb
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Correction in Sentences.
  • Gender
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • One Word Substitution
  • Question tag
  • Idioms and Their Meanings
  • Problem Concerning Words
  • Vocabulary
  • Spelling test
  • Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Degrees of Comparison
  • Conjunctions
  • Correct Usage of Articles, 
  • Prepositions

Regional Languages (Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada)

  • Grammar
  • Thadhitham
  • Prayogam
  • Samasam
  • Sandhi
  • Chinnangal
  • Ottapadam
  • Vipareetha Padam
  • Ethirlingam
  • Sabdangal
  • Vachakam
  • Dyothakam
  • Namam
  • Kriya
  • Bhedakam
  • Lingam 
  • Vachanam
  • Vibhakthi
  • Krith
  • Sariyaya Vakyam
  • Kadamkatha
  • Malayala Paribhasha
  • Paryayapadham
  • Samanapadham
  • Cherthezhuthuka
  • Pirichezhuthuka
  • Pazhamchollu
  • Sariyaya padham

 Special Topics ( For uniformed posts)

  • The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985
  • Some Criminology topics
  • Indian Penal Code, 1860

Kerala PSC Degree Level Mains Official Syllabus PDF (Uniform Posts)

Kerala PSC Degree Level Mains Official Syllabus PDF (Non-Uniform Posts)

Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Books

There are various reference books available to prepare for the Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Syllabus 2022. Let us look at some of the popular books.

  • PSC Classroom: Social Science 1 and 2, Lakshya Publications – History, geography, economics, civics, Indian constitution, science
  • SCERT Books from Class 5 to 10 for Maths, English, Science & Social Science 
  • Handbook of Computer Science & IT, Arihant Publications – Computer Science
  • PSC Magic Maths, Lakshya Publications – Mathematics
  • Kerala PSC Degree Level Preliminary Exam Rank File: Vol 1 & 2, Talent Academy – Arts, sports and literature, general literature, and regional language
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Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Syllabus FAQs

  • The syllabus is only published on the official Kerala PSC website. There is no provision to provide the syllabus along with the admission form.

  • There is no specific date for it, but it is published on the website. You can download the Degree Level PSC Exam Syllabus PDF from the Kerala PSC website when it is published.

  • The Kerala PSC Degree Level PSC Prelims Exam Syllabus covers all the topics required for the exam.

  • Yes, the previous years’ question paper would give you an insight into the paper and the general exam pattern. It is highly important to solve previous years’ question papers as part of your preparation.

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