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KAS Eligibility Criteria

What is the eligibility for KAS exam?

KAS is an administrative and highly authorized position. So, KPSC has a set of standards to select qualifying candidates for the KAS exam. This means any candidate who meets the KAS eligibility criteria can apply for Karnataka KAS exam. Here are the main KPSC eligibility criteria needed for Karnataka KAS exam.

What is the age limit for KPSC KAS exam?

A candidate has to attain a minimum of 21 years to attempt the KPSC exam as on the last date of the KAS application form. The maximum age limit for applying for KAS exam is 35 years.

What is the age limit for KPSC KAS exam and Number of attempts ?

Generally, a candidates get 5 attempts of KPSC KAS exam.

Maximum KAS Age Limit and Number of attempts-

Categories Max. KPSC Age limit (in years) KAS Number Of attempts
General 35 5
Category 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B 38 7
SC/ST 40 Up to 40 years (Unlimited)
Blind, deaf-mute, Ortho- Handicapped 45 Up to 40 years (Unlimited)

What is the qualification for KAS?

  • Undergraduate pursuing final semester
  • Graduates of any discipline
  • Postgraduates of any discipline

Educational qualification for KPSC exam is a degree from a university established by law in India or possesses an equivalent qualification.

Are final semester students eligible for KPSC KAS exam?

As per the KPSC official notification, candidates who have appeared for final year degree exams are eligible to apply for KAS. However, they have to submit the supporting documents of passing the degree exam while applying for KAS main exam.

Understanding the eligibility of KAS exam is important before applying for the KAS exams. If you are claiming KAS age relaxation as per category. Then make sure that you have the supporting category certificates ready while applying for the KAS exam. KAS exam notification is expected soon. So, be ready with documents to apply for KPSC KAS exam!

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