Kerala PSC Fireman Syllabus 2023, And Exam Pattern Details













General Knowledge

History (5 Marks)

Kerala – Arrival of Europeans – Contribution of Europeans – From Marthandavarma to Sri Chithira Tirunal, History of Travancore – Social, Religious and Revival Movements – National Movements in Kerala – Literary Sources of Kerala History – United Kerala Movement – Social and Political History of Kerala after 1956. India- Political history- British rule – First freedom struggle – Formation of Indian National Congress – Swadeshi movement – Social reform movements – Newspapers – Literature and art of independence period – Freedom struggle and Mahatma Gandhi – India’s post-independence period – Reorganization of institutions – Advances in science, education and technology – Foreign policy. World – Great Revolution in England – American Independence Movement – French Revolution – Russian Revolution – Chinese Revolution – Political History of World War II – United Nations and other international organizations

Geography (5 Marks)

1) Basic Principles of Geography – Earth Structure – Atmosphere – Rocks – Earth’s Surface – Atmospheric Pressure and Winds – Temperature and Seasons – Global Issues – Global Warming – Different Types of Pollution – Maps – Topographic Maps and Landmarks – Remote Sensing – Geographical Information System – Oceans – Ocean Movements – Continents – Countries of the World and their Features 2) India: topography – states and their characteristics – northern mountains – rivers – northern great plains – peninsula plateau – coast – climate – vegetation – agriculture – minerals and industry – energy sources – road – water – rail – air transport systems 3) Kerala: topography – Districts and Features – Rivers – Climate – Natural Vegetation – Wildlife – Agriculture and Research Institutions – Minerals and Systems – Energy Sources – Road – Water – Rail – Air Transport Systems.

Economics (5 Marks)

India – Economic Sector – Five Year Plans – Planning Commission, Niti Aayog, New Economic Reforms, Financial Institutions, Agricultural Crops, Minerals, Green Revolution.

Constitution of India (8 Marks)

Constitution Making Committee, Introduction, Citizenship- Fundamental Rights- Directive Principles- Fundamental Duties, Elements of Government, Important Constitutional Amendments (42, 44, 52, 73, 74, 86, 91) Panchayati Raj, Constitutional Institutions and their Duties- Union List- State List- Concurrent List.

Kerala – Governance and Administrative Systems (3 Marks)

Kerala State Civil Service, Constitutional Institutions, Various Commissions, Socio-Economic and Commercial Planning Basic Information, Disaster Management Authority, Wetland Conservation, Employment and Employment, National Rural Employment Schemes, Land Reforms, Protection of Women, Children and Senior Citizens, Social Welfare and Social Security.

Biology and Public Health (4 Marks)

General knowledge of human body Jivakas and Dhatus and their deficiency diseases Infectious Diseases and Pathogens Health and Welfare Activities in Kerala Lifestyle diseases Basic health knowledge Environment and environmental issues

Physics (3 Marks)

Branches of Physics, Matter- Unit, Dimensions and Scale. Motion- Newton’s Laws of Motion- Third Law of Motion- Momentum- _ Motion- Instances of Use of Third Law of Motion, Space Achievements of ISRO Light- Lens, Mirror- Mathematical Problems using equation r =2f, Different Phenomena of Light- Rainbow- Different Colors of Flowers , Electromagnetic Spectrum, IR Rays- UV Rays- X Rays- Photoelectric Effect. Sound- Different types of waves – Velocity of light in different mediums, Resonance, Reflexion Force – Different types of forces – Friction- Uses and disadvantages of friction, Fluid pressure- Buoyant force- Archimedes principle- Pascal’s law- Density- Relative density- _ forces- Capillary lift- Viscous force – Surface force Centripetal force, Centrifugal force, Satellites, Escape velocity Mass and weight, Value of g Value of g at different places on Earth Heat – Temperature Different types of thermometers, humidity – Relative humidity Work – Energy – Power Math problems – Levers, different types of levers

Chemistry (3 Marks)

Atom -Molecule – Different states of matter -Transformation -Gas laws – _ Elements – Periodic table – Metals and metals – Chemical physical changes – Chemical reactions – Solutions – Mixtures – Compounds Metals – Metals – Alloys, acid and alkali – pH value – Alkaloids

Arts, Sports, Literature and Culture (4 Marks)

A. Art– Major visual and audio arts of Kerala with their origin, spread and practice Famous Places Reputed Institutions Famous people Famous artists Famous Authors.

B. Sports- Major sportsmen of Kerala, India and the world who have made a mark in the field of sports, their sports, their achievements and the honors they have received. Major Awards -Award Winners Knowledge of what area of performance each award is for Major Trophies -Related Competitions? Sports Main sports – Number of players participating Key words related to the games Olympics Basic information Main venues

C. Literature

Major Literary Movements in Malayalam -Early Works, Authors Major Works in Each Movement Authors -Pen names, Aliases Characters -Works Famous Lines -Works- Writers Beginnings of Malayalam Journalism Initiators Periodicals Important Awards Honors -Awarded Writers -Works Malayalees who won Jnanpeeth Related facts Malayalam cinema origin, growth, milestones, major contributors and National Award for Malayalam Cinema.

D. Culture– Important festivals in Kerala, famous festivals and places associated with the celebrations Cultural Centers, Places of Worship, Cultural Leaders and Their Contributions in Kerala











Special Topic- Topics related to job nature of posts

Fire and First Aid

  1.  Fire (9 Mark)

Basic Concepts:- Combustion, Temperature and Heat, Fire Triangle
ii. Chemistry of Heat and combustion:- Heat capacity, Specific heat capacity, Latent heat of fusion, Latent heat of vaporization, Sublimation, Melting point, Boiling point, Flash point, Fire point, Ignition temperature, Method of heat transfer (Conduction, Radiation, MSDS-LPG, Ammonia, Chlorine).
iii. Method of Fire extinction:- Starvation, smothering/Blanketing, Cooling, Fire Extinguishing agents, Suitability of Extinguishing Medias.
iv. Fire Extinguishers :- Types of Fire Extinguishers, PASS..

 First Aid (9 Mark)

First Aid- Concept -Important Organisations and Persons
II. Human body, Respiration, Breathing Pulse, Circulation & Skeletal system
III. Resuscitation methods

  • CAB/ABC rule
  • Mouth to Mouth Resuscitation
  • CPR – Concept and Procedure
  • AED
    IV. Choking and its first aid measures
    V. Cuts and Wounds, Amputation and its first aid measures
    VI. Bleeding and its first aid measures
    VII. Burns, Scalds, Frost Bite and its first aid measures
    VIII. Fractures, Types of fractures and its first aid measures
    IX. Snake bite and its first aid measures.

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