KPSC 2021 (Karnataka Public Service Commission) Result and Cutoffs

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Jun 10, 2021

Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) will soon release the result and cut off of the recently operated Karnataka Administrative Services (KAS) Gazetted Probationers Exam (prelims) for the year 2017-18. The KPSC conducted competitive and departmental exams on 24th August 2020 for filling up 106 vacancies in Group A, B, and C posts, including both Technical and Non-Technical staff. The KAS Preliminary Result 2017-18 is scheduled to be announced in September or October 2020. As the KPSC KAS examination has three stages of the selection process, the commission releases results after each stage of examination. Therefore separate results and cut off will be published for prelims, mains, and the interview process.

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The results of the exam will be published online on its official website. The candidates who appeared for the KPSC exam must visit the website- to know the Results and Cutoffs for KPSC. At each stage of the selection process, the candidates will be provided with a provisional answer key that will help them to formulate their scorecard and predict their results accordingly. After qualifying the preliminary round, the shortlisted candidates can appear further for the mains exam and interview round. The aspirants who will be successful in clearing the final round, i.e., the interview process, will be allotted jobs as per their rank accomplished. The KPSC conducts the KAS exam each year to recruit candidates for various posts such as First Division Assistant,

Second Division Assistant, Headmaster, and Teacher, Sub-Inspector (Excise), Assistant Secretary, Junior Training Officer, Assistant Librarian, Drug Inspectors, Assistant Conservator of Forests, Panchayat Development Officer, Gazetted Probationers.

KPSC Dates

KPSC KAS Exam Dates

To know more about KPSC KAS 2017-18 Important Dates and Exam Schedules, check out the table given below:

Name of the Examination Karnataka Administrative Services (KAS)
Officials Website
Release of the KAS Prelims 2017-18 notification January 2020
Total vacancies 106
KAS 2017-18 Admit Card Release 17 th August 2020
KAS Preliminary 2017-18 Exam Date 24 th August 2020
KAS Prelims 2017-18 Result September or October 2020( tentative)
KAS Preliminary 2017-18 Main Exam Date Yet to be released
KPSC KAS Results

How to check KPSC KAS 2021-21  Results

The KPSC KAS results are likely to be announced within the 1 or 2 months after the prelims exam. The result of the exam will be published as a scorecard form. Students can follow the following steps to check out their KPSC KAS Results.

Step-1 Candidates are required to visit the official website of KPSC

Step-2 An active link for 'Gazetted Probationers 2017-18 Prelims' Result must be presented under the 'What is new' section.

Or candidates can also find the ' Results' tab under

'For Applicants' section.

Step-3 Fill in student's credentials, i.e., login ID and password if required to proceed.

Step-4 The KAS Prelims scorecard will be shown on your screen. Download it for future reference.

Details to be Checked in KPSC KAS Result

Candidates must check the below details before downloading their results.

  • Candidate's Name, gender, parent's name, Date of Birth.
  • Check the roll number and registration ID thoroughly
  • Check the Scorecard depicting the total score and marks obtained in each subject as well.

How to Calculate KPSC KAS Result Marks

The KPSC KAS exam papers are an objective type of papers. The papers consist of a total of 100 questions in each paper; each question will carry 2 marks. Students have to choose one correct answer amongst the given four options. Before calculating KPSC KAS results, students should keep in mind the following points-

  1. Students must check their answers according to the provisional answer keys provided by the exam conducting authority.
  2. For each correct answer, 2 marks will be rewarded.
  3. ¼ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  4. No marks will be reduced for not attempted questions.

Now write down the number of questions that you got right and multiply the number with 2 and number of incorrect answers with ¼. Subtract the wrong answer score, and the outcome is your final result for KPSC KAS.

KPSC Cutoff

KPSC KAS 2021 Cutoff

The commission will soon release the KPSC KAS cut off marks on its official website. Candidates who appeared for the KPSC exam prelims must meet the equal or more marks published by the authority in order to successfully appear for the main exam. Separate cut off marks will be assigned for General, SC, ST, OBC, and other categories. To percolate candidates, KPSC will announce specific cut-offs marks in each of the selection rounds. There is no particular cut off Mark set for every year as it fluctuates depending on the various factors each year.

KPSC KAS Expected Cut Off Marks

KPSC will soon release cutoff marks for the Prelims exam on its official website. All the KAS aspirants who appeared for the exam must keep an eye on the website to be aware of the cut off marks or recent notification regarding the exam.

Category Expected Cut off Marks
General 185
SC 150
ST 160
C1 170
2A 150
3A 175
3B 172
2B 140

Determining Factors of the KPSC KAS 2021 Cut Off Marks

The KPSC KAS cutoff marks are impacted by several factors, and hence the cut off scores set by the commission are different each year. Jotting down some of the important ones.

  1. The total number of vacancies: Fewer vacancies mean more competition; for more vacancies, they will lower the cut off marks.
  2. The total number of candidates: If a larger number of applicants appeared for the same exam and the same post, the cutoff would increase accordingly.
  3. The difficulty of the paper: Tough or easy paper can indeed influence the cut off marks of the KPSC KAS Exam.
  4. The average performance of the students: This is applicable for all the exams. Cut off marks depend on the performance of the majority of the applicants.
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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.