Kerala PSC +2 Syllabus - Check Section-wise syllabus, Download Syllabus PDF

Kerala PSC +2 Syllabus - Check Section-wise syllabus, Download Syllabus PDF

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Aug 6, 2021Kerala PSC Plus Two Answer Key 2021 Out, Check Answer Key, Exam Date, Notification, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Eligibility Criteria, and other information of Plus Two exam here.
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Kerala PSC Plus Two Syllabus 2021

Kerala PSC Plus Two Level Syllabus is specified by the Kerala Public Service Commission (Kerala PSC) in its notification. The new Kerala PSC plus two preliminary exam syllabus comprises a written test followed by a physical standard test/typing test. Kerala PSC plus two syllabi for the preliminary exam is conducted in pen and paper mode of 100 marks objective questions. The syllabus further has Kannada, Tamil, and Malayalam languages. Candidates who will qualify for the written test will appear for the stage 2 stage. 

We have provided to you the detailed syllabus of Kerala PSC plus two exams as per the latest syllabus for the posts of Civil Excise Officer, Police Constable, Fireman, Fire women, etc. The Kerala PSC plus two-level syllabi will help you in your preparation for the exam. You can also download the official Kerala PSC Plus two syllabus pdf here.

Kerala PSC Plus Two 2021 Subject Wise Syllabus

The Kerala PSC plus 2 examinations is conducted in offline mode. It comprises 10 subjects in total. The subject-wise syllabus for the Kerala PSC plus 2 exams is given below. 

History Syllabus

Kerala PSC plus 2 history syllabus will comprise of the questions from Indian history as well as world history. Major topics for the subject are specified below. 

Kerala History

Indian History

Medieval History

  • Advent & contribution of Europeans
  • History of Travancore from Marthanda Varma to Sree Chithira Thirunal
  •  Social, Religious,,,,, and Renaissance Movements
  • Literary Sources of History
  • United Kerala Movement - Socio-Political History of Kerala After 1956
  • Medieval India
  • Political History
  • Administrative Reforms
  • British Domination
  •  First Freedom Struggle
  • Formation of Indian National Congress
  • Social Reform Movements
  • Literature and Art of the History of Freedom Struggle
  • Freedom struggle
  • India's Post-Independence Period
  • Great Revolution in England
  • American Free Struggle
  • French Revolution
  • Russian Revolution
  • Chinese Revolution
  • Political History of World War II
  • United Nations & other international organizations.

Geography Syllabus

Basic Geography 

Indian Geography

Kerala Geography

  • Basic principles of geography
  • Structure and surface of the Earth
  • Atmosphere, rocks
  • Pollution & pollutants
  • Maps & its types
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Ocean movements
  • Continents
  • World nations & its features 
  • Topography
  • States Their Characteristics
  • North Mountain Region, Rivers, Northern Plains
  • Peninsular Plateau, Coastal, Climate
  • Flora & fauna 
  • Agriculture, Minerals,,,,, and Industry
  • Energy Sources, Road, Water, Rail, Air, Transport Systems.
  • Landscape of Kerala
  • Districts & characteristics of Kerala
  • Rivers
  • Climate
  • Flora and fauna of Kerala
  • Minerals & industry of Kerala
  • Energy sources in Kerala
  • Road, water, air, rail, transport systems in Kerala

Economics Syllabus

  • Desiya Income
  • Per Capita Income
  • Production & consumption
  • Indian Economic Planning
  • Five Year Plans
  • NITI Aayog
  • Operation of various financial institutions
  • Banks and their types
  • Common Income Channels
  • Tax and Non-Tax Income
  • Public Expenditure 
  • Budget & Economic Policy.
  • Consumer Protection Act and Regulations
  • Wetland Conservation
  • Employment and Wor
  • Desiya Rural Employment Schemes
  • Land Reform
  • Protection of Women
  • Children and Senior Citizens
  • Social Welfare
  • Social Security
  • Socio-Economic Statistics

Civics Syllabus

  • House of Representatives
  • Fundamental Rights & Duties
  • Guiding Principles 
  • Constitutional Amendments
  • Panchayati Raj
  • Constitutional Institutions and Their Duties
  • Emergency in India 
  • Union List, State List, Concurrent List

Science Syllabus (Physics, Chemistry & Biology)

  • Public knowledge of the human body
  • Living organisms and deficiency diseases
  • Diseases and disease causes
  • Health and Welfare Activities in Kerala
  • Major Food and Agricultural Crops in Kerala
  • Agricultural Research Centers
  • Forests and forest resources.
  • Environment and environmental issues
  • Matter and mass
  • Action and Power
  • Energy and its transformation
  • Heat and warm
  • Movements and forces in nature
  • Sound and Light
  • Solar system and features
  • Atom and the structure of the atom
  • Thousands and minerals
  • Elements and their classification
  • Hydrogen and oxygen
  • Chemistry in everyday life

Arithmetic Syllabus

  • Number system
  • Percentage
  • Simple interest and compound interest
  • Fractional relationship and ratio
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Average
  • Laws of Exponents
  • Profit and loss, discount
  • Partnership
  • Mensuration
  • Miscellaneous

General English Syllabus

  • Comprehension
  • Types of Sentences and Interchange of Sentences
  • Parts of Speech
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Phrasal Verbs
  • Comparison of Adjectives
  • Idioms and their Meanings
  • Foreign Words and Phrases
  • Articles - The Definite and the Indefinite Articles
  • Uses of Primary and Modal Auxiliary Verbs
  • Translation of a sentence/proverb into Malayalam
  • Infinitive and Gerunds
  • Tenses
  • Tenses in Conditional Sentences
  • Prepositions
  • The Use of Correlatives
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Active and Passive voice
  • Correction of Sentences

Computer Science Syllabus

  • Input Devices and Output Devices
  • Memory devices – Primary and Secondary 
  • System software and Application software
  • Operating System
  • Popular Application software packages such as Word processors, Spreadsheets, Database packages, Presentation, Image editors (Uses, features, and fundamental concepts of each)
  • Basics of programming 
  • Types of networks: LAN, WAN, MAN 
  • Network Devices 
  • Internet
  • Social media sites
  • Web Designing (Basics)
  • Cybercrimes
  • IT Act and Other laws

Kerala PSC +2 2021 Language Syllabus

The language syllabus i.e. Kannada, Malayalam, and Tamil syllabus is given below. 

Kannada Syllabus

  • Word Purity / Correct Word 
  • Correct Sentence 
  • Translation 
  • One Word / Single Word / One Word Substitution
  • Synonyms 6) Antonyms 
  • Idioms and Proverbs 
  • Equivalent Word 
  • Join the Word 
  • Feminine Gender, Masculine Gender 
  • Number 
  • Sort and Write

Malayalam Syllabus

  • പദശുദി 
  •  വോകയശുദി 
  • പരിഭോഷ 
  • ഒറപദം 
  •  പരയോയം 
  • വിപരീത പദം 
  • ൈശലികള പഴെഞോല്ലുകള 
  • സമോനപദം 
  • േചരെതഴുതക 
  • സീലിംഗം പലിംഗം 
  • വചനം 12) പിരിെചഴുതല 
  • ഘടക പദം (വോകയം േചരെതഴുതക)

Tamil Syllabus

  • Correct Word 
  • Correct Structure of Sentence 
  • Translation 
  • Single Word 
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms / Opposite 
  • Phrases and Proverbs 
  • Equal Word 
  • Join the Word 
  • Gender Classification – Feminine, Masculine 
  • Singular, Plural 
  • Separate 
  • Adding Phrases

Download Kerala PSC Plus Two Syllabus PDF

Kerala PSC Plus Two 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for Kerala is based on a plus two-level. The Kerala PSC Plus Two Level Preliminary syllabus for the written exam will be common to all the candidates. Candidates who will secure the cut off marks in the written test will be called to appear for the Physical Efficiency Test or Typing test(whichever is applicable for the applied post)

The Kerala PSC plus two exam pattern is given below in the table. 

Phase 1: Kerala PSC Plus Two Exam Pattern for Written Test (Common for all posts)

As already mentioned above, the Kerala PSC 12th level exam for the written test is common to all the candidates. 

  • The test for the Kerala PSC 12th level Preliminary Exam will be held in offline mode, i.e. pen and paper mode. 
  • The duration of the exam will be 1 hour 15 minutes. 
  • Kerala PSC 12th level exam will have a total of 100 questions of 100 marks. 
  • The question paper for the Kerala PSC 12th level preliminary exam will be set in Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada languages

Subject

Total Questions

Maximum Marks

  • History
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Civics
  • Biology
  • Physics and Chemistry
  • Mental Ability
  • General English
  • Arithmetic
  • General Knowledge
  • Computer Science
  • Regional Language (Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada)

100

100

Total

100

100

Phase 2: Physical Test/Typing Test for Kerala PSC Plus Two Exam

Candidates who will be obtaining the cut-off marks in the Kerala PSC Plus Two Level Preliminary test will be called to appear for the physical test/typing test as per the requirement of the post. We have explained to you the physical test and typing below for the Kerala PSC plus two exams in 2021. 

Physical Standards Test (PST) for Kerala PSC Plus Two Exam

The PST for Kerala PSC Plus Two Level exam will be conducted for the post of Civil Excise Officer, Fireman, Beat Police Officer, Assistant Police Constable. The PST for Kerala PSC plus two exams will consist of a measurement test and an endurance test. The parameters through which you will be judged are given below in the table. 

Physical Measurement Test

Gender

Height measurement

(Minimum height)

Chest measurement

Male 

  • 165 cm for the General candidate
  • 160 cm for the reserved category

Minimum of 81 cm with expansion

Female

  • 152 cm for the General candidate 
  • 150 cm for the reserved category

NA

Endurance Test

Gender

Swimming for Fireman post

Running for other posts

Male

50m swim in 2 minutes

2 km in 13 minutes

Physical Efficiency Test for Kerala PSC Plus Two Exam

Once the candidates have qualified the PST for the Kerala PSC plus two exams, they will have to clear the physical efficiency test (PET) that will comprise of the following events.

Parameters

Male candidates

Female candidates

100 Meters Run

14 seconds

17 seconds

High Jump

132.2 cm

1.06 m

Long Jump

457.2 cm

3.05 meter

Putting the Shot

7264 gms

4.88 meter

Throwing the cricket ball

6906 cm

14 meter

Rope Climbing (only with hands)

365.80 cm

NA

Pull-Ups or chinning 8 times

1500 Meter Run 5 minutes 44 Seconds

NA

200-meter race

NA

36 seconds

Shuttle Race

NA

365.80 cm

Skipping

NA

80 times

Kerala PSC Plus Two Exam Typing Test

The typing test for the Kerala PSC Plus Two exam will be held for the post of stenographer and computer assistant.

Related Links

Kerala PSC Plus Two Notification

Kerala PSC Plus Two Level Exam 2021

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  • Kerala PSC Plus Two exam has two stages, written test, and physical standard test/typing test.

  • The Kerala PSC Plus Two syllabus comprises of the following:

    • History
    • Geography
    • Economics
    • Civics
    • Biology
    • Physics and Chemistry
    • Mental Ability
    • General English
    • Arithmetic
    • General Knowledge
    • Computer Science
    • Regional Language
  • The Kerala PSC Plus two exams for the written test will be held in offline mode only.

  • The Kerala PSC Plus Two Preliminary exam is of 100 marks.

  • All the questions will be objective multiple-choice questions in the Kerala PSC Plus two Preliminary exams.

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