KPSC KAS Notification 2024, Vacancies, Eligibility, Fee, Selection Process 

Notification for Karnataka Administrative Services 2024 Exam is released officially by the Karnataka Public Service Commission most probably on 29 February 2024. Aspirants waiting for the release of advertisements are requested to stay tuned to get more details about this exam.

KPSC KAS Notification 2024

Candidates who are seeking a job on Group A or B posts in various departments of the Government of Karnataka need to know that advertisement for the recruitment through the KAS 2024 Exam is likely to be released soon on the official KPSC website, once it is made public, link to apply online will be also activated inside the table below.

Exam Name  KAS 2024
Organization  KPSC
Notification Release 29 February 2024
Application Form Date 04 March 2024 to 03 April 2024
Exam Date  05 May 2024
Vacancies Total 384 (Group A: 159, Group B: 225) 
Eligibility Criteria Bachelor’s Degree from a UGC recognized University; Age: 21-35 years, with 5 years relaxation for reserved candidates
Application Fee Open Category: ₹600, 2(A), 2(B), 3(A), 3(B): ₹300, Ex-servicemen: ₹50
Selection Process  Prelims, Mains, and Interview 
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It is highly anticipated and the notification for the KPSC KAS 2024 is released on February 29, 2024. The window to apply online will be available on the official website of Karnataka Public Service Commission most probably for four weeks, in order to check the eligibility criteria and other details, stay tuned till the very end of this article. 

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KPSC KAS 2024 Vacancy 

Karnataka Public Service Commission is likely to release the notification for the Karnataka Administrative Services (KAS) 2024 for a total number of 384 vacancies for Group A and B posts, aspirants may go through the table available below to check the department-wise vacancy details.

384 (159 for Group A; 225 for Group B)

Group A Posts – 159 Vacancies:

  • Assistant Commissioner: 40
  • Assistant Commissioner of Commercial Taxation: 41
  • Assistant Director of Treasury Department: 02
  • Executive Officer/ Assistant Secretary: 40
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police Home Department: 09
  • Assistant Director Grade-I: 20
  • District Backward Classes Welfare Officer/ Assistant Director/ Principal (PETC): 07

Group B Posts – 225 Vacancies:

  • Thahashildar Grade-II: 51
  • Commercial Tax Inspector: 59
  • Labour Officer: 04
  • Assistant Superintendent: 03
  • Regulator of Co-Department Assistant Operative Societies: 12
  • Assistant Director of Audit: 09
  • Deputy Superintendent of Excise: 10
  • Employment Officer: 03
  • Assistant Director: 04
  • Chief Urban: 01
  • Assistant Treasurer: 46
  • Assistant Director, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department: 09
  • Assistant Director of Tourism Department: 02
  • Section Officer, Government of Karnataka Government Secretariat: 05
  • Assistant Director (Grade-2),
  • Social Welfare Department: 07

Out of 284 vacancies for KPSC KAS 2024, 159 and 225 are for Group A and B, respectively, once the notification is released officially by KPSC, aspirants will be able to verify the vacancy details by downloading advertisement brochures.

KPSC KAS 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for Karnataka Administrative Service 2024 Exam in terms of educational qualification and age limit is available below.

  • Educational Qualification — A candidate must have pursued the Bachelor’s Degree from a UGC recognised University.
  • Age Limit — One’s age must not be below 21 years or above 35 years, and there will be upper age relaxation for 5 years for reserved candidates.

Before applying online for Group A or B posts to participate in the Karnataka Administrative Service 2024 exam, it is highly recommended to check the notification brochure. 

KPSC KAS 2024 Application Fee 

To apply for the KAS 2024 exam an individual from the open category needs to pay the application fee of 600 rupees using the provided payment gateway, those who belong to 2(A), 2(B), 3(A) or 3(B) need to pay 300 rupees, and Ex-servicemen are required to pay only 50 rupees.


  • Mode: Offline
  • Duration: 2 hours for each paper
  • Number of Papers: Two papers (Paper I & II)
  • Question Type: MCQs)
  • Medium: English
  • Marking Scheme: Each question carries 2 marks; 0.25 marks deducted for every incorrect answer
  • Sections:
    • Paper I: General Studies (National and International), Humanities (Indian Constitution, History and Geography of India and Karnataka, Economy)
    • Paper II: General Studies (State), Science and Technology, Environment and Ecology, General Mental Ability (Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, Problem Solving, Data Interpretation) – 10th Standard level


  • Mode: Offline
  • Duration: 3 hours for each paper
  • Number of Papers: Nine papers (2 qualifying, 4 general, 2 optional)
  • Question Type: Descriptive type questions
  • Total Marks: 1750
  • Medium: English (Language papers will be set in their respective languages)
  • Sections:
    • Qualifying Papers: Essay, General Studies 1, General Studies 2, General Studies 3, General Studies 4, Optional Paper 1, Optional Paper 2


  • Mode: In-person
  • Questions From: Generally cover current affairs and national importance.

How to apply for the KPSC KAS 2024 Exam?

In order to apply for KPSC KAS 2024, you have to go through the step-by-step instructions below mentioned.

  • Visit the official website of the Karnataka Public Service Commission.
  • Lookout for an option that reads ‘Apply Online – KAS 2024 Exam’ and tap on it to access the application form.
  • Fill in the details such as Name, Email ID, Educational Qualification, etc, and jump to the next page.
  • Upload documents with photographs and signatures in the required size and format.
  • Pay the fee using a debit card, credit card, NET banking, or UPI, and then submit the application form.

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37 thoughts on “KPSC KAS Notification 2024, Vacancies, Eligibility, Fee, Selection Process ”

  1. K.P.S.C is an govt organisation conducting cometative examination in a free and fair manner to select responsible dedicative honesty officers of various department sinciar thanks and gratitude for officials

  2. Hiiii sir I’m Dr Sharath complete BAMS

    Medical department is not here so which department choice is better for me please inform me please

  3. Due to election the tahsildars are busy and they are unable to issue income certificate for apply, hence last date may please be extended accordingly.

  4. My age is 36 and I belong to 2B category and am a government teacher… but my application is rejected…can any one give me the clarification.

  5. KAS ಅಪ್ಲಿಕೇಶನ್ ಡೇಟ್ ಮುಂದುಕ್ಕೆ ಹಾಕಿದಾರೆ ಅಂತೇ ಹೌದ??

  6. Iam an ex-servive man ,did 14 yrs SSC officer in AMC, alsood SC category, my date of birth is 26 jun 1975 .. What is the age relaxation.. Can I take KAS Or IAS exams.. Pls guide.


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