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.
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.
Generally, a candidates get 5 attempts of KPSC KAS exam.
|Categories||Max. KPSC Age limit (in years)||KAS Number Of attempts|
|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)|
Educational qualification for KPSC exam is a degree from a university established by law in India or possesses an equivalent qualification.
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!