KPSC KAS Recruitment 2024 – apply for latest vacancy at before the last date. Karnataka Public Service Commission- KPSC released the notification for Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS. Interested candidates can download complete vacancy notification through Meanwhile, know the 2024 KPSC KAS vacancy eligibility, salary, and selection process & results last date below.


KPSC KAS Notification 2024 Apply latest vacancy salary syllabus exam date admit card details

Organization Karnataka Public Service Commission- KPSC
Vacancy name Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS
No of vacancy 384
Age limit 21-38 years general
KPSC KAS Salary Rs. 35,000-65,000/-
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Location type Karnataka govt jobs 2024


KPSC KAS 2024 vacancy details:

Karnataka Public Service Commission- KPSC releases various recruitment notifications every year to fill up vacant positions, this year 2024 going to fill Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS vacancy to operate organization activities normally.

Post Name vacancy Eligibility
KAS 384+

Group A – 159

Group B -225

Education: degree

Age Limit: 21-38 years

Age relaxation as per

KPSC recruitment rules*

Salary: Rs. 35,000-65,000/- Per Month

KPSC KAS Recruitment 2024 notification vacancy group a b

Notification Dates & links KPSC KAS 2024 vacancy Application last date * (tentative)

In this section, candidates can click on KPSC advertisement link to download the pdf version notification by KPSC. For online application at candidates have direct access to Karnataka Administrative Services Exam online job application portal. The KPSC KAS 2024 admit card & exam date notice links available above.


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 KAS Official Notification 2024 Apply start date


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KAS application from Last date


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KAS exam date 2024 Exam date

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KPSC KAS Syllabus 2024

 KAS tentative syllabus Includes arithmetical ability, general intelligence, reasoning, general knowledge with a 100 a marks question paper, you can also check other KPSC notification exam pattern & pdf files at our syllabus section.  Alternately, you can download KAS Syllabus from pdf above section. Most cases syllabus and exam pattern available in 2024 KPSC recruitment notification in the links section.

KPSC KAS Prelims Exam Pattern

Papers Topics Marks
Paper I General Studies 40
Humanities (Indian Constitution, History and Geography  Economy) 60
Paper II General Studies (State) 40
Science & Technology, Environment & Ecology 30
General Mental Ability 30
Duration 2 hrs
negative marks 0.25 marks

KPSC KAS Exam Pattern 2024 for Mains

The Mains exam comprises 9 papers featuring descriptive-type questions, including essays. There is no penalty for incorrect answers, and candidates can obtain a maximum of 1750 marks.

Paper Duration Marks
English 2 hours 150 (35% Qualifying Criteria)
Kannada 2 hours 150 (35% Qualifying Criteria)
Paper 1 – Essay 3 hours 250
Paper 2 – General Studies 1 3 hours 250
Paper 3 – General Studies 2 3 hours 250
Paper 4 – General Studies 3 3 hours 250
Paper 5 – General Studies 4 3 hours 250
Paper 6 – Optional Paper 1 3 hours 250
Paper 7 – Optional Paper 2 3 hours 250

KPSC KAS Syllabus for Prelims

Candidates can check the below table for the KPSC KAS Syllabus for the prelims exam. There are 2 Papers in KPSC KAS Prelims Exam.

Exam Syllabus
  • General Studies
  • Current Affairs of National & International Importance.
  • Humanities
  • Indian History
  • Indian and World Geography
  • Indian Polity and Economic
  • General Studies
  • Current Affairs of State and Local Importance
  • Important State Government Schemes
  • General Science & Technology
  • Broad Understanding
  • Contemporary issues/developments and implications.
  • Environment and Ecology.
  • Understanding of issues on biodiversity, climate change, ecology, and health with no subject
  • specialization.
  • General Mental Ability
  • Basic numeracy
  • Data interpretation
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Comprehension

KPSC KAS Syllabus for Mains

Exam Syllabus
Paper-1 English
  • Comprehension
  • Precis
  • Usage
  • Vocabulary
  • Short Essay
  • Communication
Paper-2 Kannada
  • Comprehension
  • Precis
  • Usage
  • Vocabulary
  • Short Essay
  • Communication
Paper-3 Essay
  • Two essays in Kannada/ English
  • Essay 1: Topic of National/ International Issues
  • Essay: Topic of State/ Local Issues
Paper-4 General Studies I
  • History and Cultural Heritage of India & Karnataka
  • Cultural Heritage of India
  • Modern History of India (beginning of the 19th century onwards)
  • Kadambas – Hoysalas
  • The Vijaynagar Empire
  • Modern Mysore
  • Karnataka Freedom Movement and Unification
  • Political and Social Perspective
  • Post-Independence Karnataka
  • Social Change & Modernisation
  • Political System and Government
  • Decentralization of Power
  • Socio-economic system
  • Rural social system and development
  • Planning, Indian Economy, Rural Development- Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation
  • Indian Economy
  • India & International Economic Relations
  • Development Patterns
  • Planning and planning goals
  • Decentralization
  • Rural Development Initiatives
  • Data Collection Analysis & Interpretation
Paper-5 General Studies II
  • Physical Features and Natural Resources
  • Lithosphere, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere
  • Continental physiography and demographic distribution
  • Indian Physiography
  • Industrial Planning & Development
  • Physiographic divisions (Karnataka)
  • Urban land-use policy and Urbanisation (Karnataka)
  • Overview of the Indian Constitution
  • Nature of the Indian Constitution
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Distribution of Powers (Legislative)
  • Unicameral and Bicameral legislatures
  • Important Amendments
  • Welfare machinery in India
  • Union and State services
  • Public Administration and Management – International Relations
  • Public and Private Administration
  • Organization structure
  • Organizational behavior and concepts of management
  • Informal and formal organization
  • Management techniques and tools
  • Administrative Reforms
  • UN and Specialised agencies
Paper-6 General Studies III
  • Role/ impact of Science & Technology in Indian Development, Information Technology in Public Domain
  • Basics of Science and Tech
  • Space Tech & Science
  • Energy Resources
  • Disasters, Pollution, and Pests
  • Related Perception
  • Knowledge society
  • Rural Upliftment and Science & Tech
  • Advancement and Modern Trends in Natural Sciences, Life Sciences, Agricultural Science
  • Sericulture and Horticulture
  • Biotechnology initiatives
  • Animal Husbandry (dairy, fishery and veterinary sciences)
  • Development policies (Agriculture), programs and trade
  • Hygiene & Health
  • Challenges and Issues in Development on Environment & Ecology
  • Environment Conservation
  • Natural Resources
  • Biodiversity & Ecosystem
  • Solid Waste Management & Environmental Pollution
  • Role of Information Tech in Environment and Human Health
  • State-community-civil society interface
Paper-7 General Studies IV
  • Ethics
  • Determinants, Essence, and Consequences
  • Ethics in public administration accountability and ethical governance
  • RTI and Concept of Public Ser
  • vice
  • Human values
  • Integrity
  • Impartiality, Integrity, objectivity, and non-partisanship
  • Aptitude
  • Aptitude and foundational values for civil service
  • Emotional intelligence and contribution of social thinkers
  • Case studies of the above issues.
Paper- 8
  • Option Paper 1 (Given Below)
Paper- 9
  • Option Paper 2 (Given Below)

Candidates have the option to choose from the following subjects for the optional papers:

  • Agriculture, marketing, sericulture, and agriculture cooperation
  • Animal husbandry, fisheries, and veterinary sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Electrical engineering
  • geography
  • geology
  • History
  • Law
  • Management
  • mathematics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Physics
  • Political science and International relations
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Rural development and cooperation
  • Literature in any 1: English, Hindi, Kannada, or Urdu.

Eligibility Criteria

Find the latest eligibility criteria of Govt Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS, such as education, age limit, experience and the salary below.

KPSC KAS Recruitment 2024 Education qualification:

The minimum educational qualification for recruitment 2024 is as mentioned below, however, candidates with higher education also eligible for apply for Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS vacancy but age limit is mandatory.

Post education
Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS graduate degree from a recognized board or university

KPSC KAS Age limit:

As per KPSC notification, the age limit as mentioned below for general, OBC 3 years, SC, ST 5 year’s age relaxation available for 2024 Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS Recruitment, Applicable as on notification release date

Post Age limit
Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS Minimum 21 years

GM = 38 years

2A, 2B, 3A, 3B = 41 years

SC, ST, Cat-1 = 43 years


KPSC Age relaxation (as central govt rules)

  • OBC – 3 years
  • SC / ST 5 yeasts


Karnataka Public Service Commission- KPSC Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS Selection process:


Post Selection process
Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS Preliminary, Mains Exam, and Interview.

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The selection process of Karnataka Public Service Commission- KPSC Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS 2024 includes Competitive Written exam Some other posts in also contain interview / physical requirements. For detailed syllabus & exam pattern of KPSC KAS available at syllabus section,


KPSC KAS Salary / pay scale 2024

Post salary
KPSC KAS Salary Rs. 35,000-65,000/- Per Month

Basic salary 59K, salary in hand will be 2x of basic salary* including allowances Karnataka Public Service Commission- KPSC gives best (in the market) salary for 2024 Karnataka Administrative Services Exam KAS Recruitment. Candidates are advised to calculate thoroughly understand the KPSC basic salary and salary in hand and net salary in hand.


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KPSC KAS Gazetted Probationers exam Detailed vacancy 2023:

 Post Vacancies
Group A
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Interior Dept. 03
Asst. Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, Commercial Tax Dept. 02
Asst. Labour Commissioner, Labour Dept. 02
Group B
Tahsildar Grade II, Revenue Dept. 50
Commercial Tax Officer, Commercial Tax Dept. 07
Asst. Superintendent, Dept. of Prisons 06
Deputy Superintendent of Excise, Excise Dept. 05
Asst. Director, Dept. of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs 02
Asst. Director of Audit of Co-operative Societies, Dept. of Audit (Co-operative Societies ) 14
Labour Officer, Labour Dept. 04
Asst. Director, Dept. of Tourism 11
Total Vacancies 106
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