The Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) conducts Karnataka Administrative Services (KAS) for Candidates to fill up the Gazetted positions in the State Civil Service department of Karnataka. It is one of the best ways to become a Gazetted Officer in the State Public Service Commission. It is also called the Gazetted Probationers exam (GPE). The Karnataka Administrative Services recruit Group A and Group B officers through Gazetted Probationers exam (GPE). The KPSC conducts state level civil services examinations for various posts in the state. The Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) conducts such competitive exams every year. The notification regarding the examination is available on its official website www.Kpsc.Kar.nic.in.
The Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) announces the KPSC (KAS) eligibility criteria every year. Through this article, candidates will get the details of the eligibility of the Karnataka Public Service Commission.
|Name of the exam||Karnataka Administrative Services (KAS) 2020|
|Conducted By||Karnataka Public Service Commission|
|Type of Job||State Government|
|Location of Posting||All over Karnataka|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Type of Examination||Prelims (1st stage), Mains (2nd stage) and Interview (3rd and Last stage)|
|Frequency of the Exam||Once in a Year|
|Academic Qualification||Bachelor degree or Master degree or it’s equivalent from a recognized University|
|Age Limit||Between 21-35 years|
The eligibility criteria of Karnataka Public Service Commission, KAS, 2021 are based on the following points:
The details of all the eligibility are discussed below:
The age limit of different Category:
One of the important eligibility criteria is the limitation of age. There are a minimum and maximum age limit for the different category for the Karnataka Public Service Commission, KAS examination. At the last date of submission of the application form, a candidate should be minimum 21 years old. For General Category, the maximum age limit should be 35 years old. However, there is relaxation for category belonging to SC/ ST, OBC.
The Age limit of different Category for the Karnataka Public Service Commission, KAS, 2020 are discussed in the below table:
|Physically Handicapped/ Widow Candidates||45|
Another important category is the number of examinations a candidate can attempt in Karnataka Public Service Commission, KAS examination. In the below table, the number of times a Candidates can Attempt in Examination are mentioned:
|Category||Number of Attempts|
|General Category||5 Attempts|
|SC/ ST/ CAT-1||No Limit|
Another important Eligibility Criteria for Karnataka Public Service Commission examination is Academic Qualification. Candidates should fulfil the minimum requirement of educational qualification for the various post of Karnataka Public Service Commission, KAS examination.
The minimum criteria for Karnataka Public Service Commission, KAS, 2020 is to qualify Bachelor degree or Master degree or its equivalent qualification from a recognized University.
Candidates who are pursuing in the last year of graduation are also eligible to appear for Karnataka Public Service Commission, KAS Preliminary exams, but for the Main exam, Candidates have to submit the proof of passing/ Completion certificate.
Nationality is another important point for eligibility of Karnataka Public Service Commission, KAS, 2021, exams. Candidates appearing for KPPS, KAS 2021 exams must be a citizen of India. Candidates belonging outside Karnataka are also eligible to apply for KPPS, KAS 2021 exams. But they have to clear Kannada language examination. Kannada is the Compulsory Language for KPSC, KAS examination.
For KPSC, KAS 2021 examination, no experience is required for Group A post. But for the post of Group B, a candidate must be an active probationer in any government departments.
If any Candidates found misconduct, the Commission has the full right to:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.