The Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) exam may be a state-level competitive examination conducted by the Karnataka Open Benefit Commission, a government office dependable for enrollment and determination of candidates for different government posts inside the state of Karnataka, India. The KPSC exam points to distinguish qualified and meriting candidates to fill positions within the state government’s different divisions and administrations.The KPSC exam covers a wide run of categories, counting regulatory administrations, police administrations, building administrations, medical services, and more. It incorporates both preparatory and mains examinations, in conjunction with interviews or identity tests for certain posts. The exam evaluates candidates’ information, aptitudes, and fitness pertinent to the particular positions they are applying for.
|Exam Name||KPSC KAS 2024|
|Full-Form||Karnataka Administrative Services 2024|
|Conducting Body||Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC)|
|Exam Level||State Level|
|Exam Frequency||Once in a year, based on the vacancy|
|Phases||Prelims, Mains, and Interview|
|Release of KPSC KAS Notification 2024||January 2024|
|Application Process Starts||February 2024|
|Application Process Ends||March 2024|
|Last Date for Application Fee Payment||March 2024|
|Issuance of Admit Card||August 2024|
|KPSC KAS Prelims Exam Date||August 2024|
|Release of Answer Key||August 2024|
|Results Declaration||September 2024|
Applicants interested in filling the application form for the exam must go through the eligibility criteria for KPSC KAS 2024. The detailed eligibility criteria for the exam is mentioned below:
- The applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or its equivalent.
- The minimum age requirement for KPSC KAS 2024 is 21 years.
- The upper age limit for General category applicants is 35 years.
- The upper age limit for the reserved categories is up to 40 years.
- Applicants must be comfortable with the Kannada language.
The syllabus plays an important role while preparing for any examination. The applicants get a reference about the topics they need to prepare for the exam through its syllabus. The detailed syllabus for KPSC KAS 2024 Paper 1 & Paper 2 is given below:
KPSC (Karnataka Public Service Commission) KAS Prelims Paper 1
KPSC (Karnataka Public Service Commission) KAS Prelims Paper 2
- Important schemes of the Karnataka State Government
- Current affairs and current events related to the state of Karnataka
- Ecology and Environment- Biodiversity, Climate Change, Health, Ecology, etc.
- Broad Understanding of topics from General Science and Technology
- General Mental Ability- Basic Numeracy, Data Interpretation, Charts, Graphs, Tables, Comprehension, Logical Reasoning.
Merit-Ranking Papers (Mains Exam)
There are seven merit-ranking papers in KPSC KAS each of which carries 250 marks:
- General Studies 1
- General Studies 2
- General Studies 3
- General Studies 4
- Optional Paper 1
- Optional Paper 2
KPSC KAS 2024 will be conducted in three phases: Preliminary exam, Mains exam and Interview. The applicants need to clear all three stages in order to be selected for any of the posts. The exam pattern for the Preliminary exam, Mains exam and Interview is given below:
|Paper Sections||Maximum Marks|
|Paper I- (100 MCQs of 2 marks each) General Studies (National and International)||40|
|Paper I- (100 MCQs of 2 marks each) Humanities (Indian Constitution, History and Geography of India and Karnataka, Economy)||60|
|Paper-II- (100 MCQs of 2 marks each) General Studies (State)||40|
|Paper-II- (100 MCQs of 2 marks each) Science and Technology, Environment and Ecology||30|
|Paper-II- (100 MCQs of 2 marks each) General Mental Ability (Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, Problem Solving, Data Interpretation)- 10th Standard level||30|
The application link will be provided on the official website of the Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC).
The Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) is responsible for conducting the Group A and B exam.
The exam will be available in the English language.
The exam will have a total of 200 questions.