KPSC Recruitment 2023-24 KAS Application Form, Vacancies, Eligibility

KPSC Recruitment 2023: Every year KPSC (Karnataka Public Service Commission) opens vacancies to fill up different posts in the Karnataka state. The recruitment body i.e. KPSC hosts the state-level exams for the candidates who speak fluent Kannada and any other languages alike. After clearing the exam, candidates will be appointed to various civil level posts in Group A, B (Gazetted Prohibitions), C, and D in the state of Karnataka. The Karnataka Public Service Commission Examination has a three-stage selection procedure mainly the KPSC Prelims exam, KPSC Mains exam, and Personality Test/Interview.

The complete schedule of KPSC 2023 will be provided once the notification releases online. Consequently, candidates have suggested to regularly visit the official website of KPSC for all the updates.

KPSC Recruitment 2023 Highlights

Full Form of KPSC Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC)
Name of the Organization Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC)
Name of the Posts Labour Officer, Assistant Director, Deputy Superintendent of Excise, Assistant Superintendent, Commercial Tax Officer, Tahsildar Grade II, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Commissioner
Exam Level State
Frequency Annually
Mode of Application Online
Application Fees INR 100
Exam Mode Offline
Selection Criteria Prelims, Mains and Personal Test/ Interview
Language English and Kannada
Official Website

KPSC Recruitment 2023 Important Dates

Events Dates
Application form release date Announced soon
Last date to submit form Announced soon
Admit card issue for prelims Announced soon
Prelims exam date Announced soon
Prelims result announcement Announced soon
Mains exam date Announced soon
Mains result announcement Announced soon
Personality test/ interview Announced soon
Final result declaration Announced soon

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only a citizen of India can apply for KPSC 2023.
  • Aspirants must hold a graduation degree from any recognized University/institute.
  • The age of the candidate must be in the range of 21 years to 35 years.
  • Reserved categories candidates can view age relaxation in prescribed norms mentioned below.

Age Limit:

Category Relaxation in criteria Maximum Age
GM No relaxation 35 years
SC 5 years 40 years
ST 5 years 40 years
Cat – 1 5 years 40 years
2A 3 years 38 years
2B 3 years 38 years
3A 3 years 38 years
3B 3 years 38 years
Ex-MP No of years in service
PH / Widow aspirants 10 years 45 years

KPSC Recruitment 2023 Application Form

  • Go to the main website of the Karnataka Public service Commission (KPSC) and click on the recruitment notification.
  • Do the registration for KPSC 2023 by entering a valid email ID, mobile number, and other required details.
  • On successful registration, a registration ID and password will be sent to your mobile number and email.
  • Log in and complete the application form filling by giving out the personal, academic, and other necessary details.
  • Upload the necessary documents involving scanned photographs and signatures.
  • Pay the exam fee via debit card/credit card or net banking method.
  • Recheck the application form carefully before final submission.
  • Submit the application form and get a copy of the same for future references.

Application Fees

Category Relaxation in criteria
General category INR 500/-
Reserved category INR 250/-
PWD Exempted

Pattern of Exam

Paper 1: Kannada

Sl.No  Syllabus  Marks
 1  Comprehensive understanding of the subject 25
 2  Usage of words  25
 3  The brevity of the Subject  25
 4  Knowledge of words  25
 5  Short Essay  25
6 Translation from English to Kannada 25
Total Marks 150

Paper 2 and 3:

Papers Subjects Marks Duration
Paper-II General English or General Kannada 100 marks 1 1/2 Hour
Paper III General Knowledge 100 marks 1 1/2 Hour

Selection Procedure

The selection of the candidates for the KPSC KAS will be considered via Prelims, Mains, and Personality Test/Interview.

Stage 1: KPSC Preliminary Exam

The KPSC Prelims exam comprises of objective-type papers carrying 200 marks each. It is qualifying in nature and the aspirants who pass this exam will have to appear for the KPSC Mains exam.

Stage 2: KPSC Mains Exam

The KPSC Mains exam holds 6 mandatory papers and one optional subject of two papers. Those clearing the KPSC Mains exam will then have to give an Interview or Personality Test.

Stage 3: KPSC Personality Test/Interview

At last, those who pass the KPSC Mains exam will be invited for the Personality Test or Interview. The selection of the candidate in the interview round will be confirmed on the basis of their overall performance and personality.


The Karnataka Public service Commission would publish the outcome of Prelims, Mains, and Interview on its authorized website on the specified date and time. It will disclose the result of prelims and mains separately. The final result will be announced after due valuation of written and personal interviews. Aspirants would be appointed to the posts as per choices filled by them and also ranks secured. The official authority will assess their response sheets and likely to publish the result, after the examination is successfully conducted and same will hosted on the website. Competent body will release a combined merit list along the category-wise merit list for all the candidates who have taken part in the said examination. The result mentions the candidate name, father name, caste, category, date of birth, paper name, marks,  address and other details. All the individuals will be able to login with their registration and password to obtain their outcome.

Salary and Benefits

Name of the Post Salary
First Division Assistant INR 14,550 to INR 26,700
Second Division Assistant INR 21,400 to INR 4,200
Tahsildar INR 35,000 to INR 65,000
Group A Officer INR 67,000
Group B Officer INR 55,000
Junior Training Officer INR 17,650 to INR 32,000
Headmaster And Teacher INR 33,450 to INR 62,000

Candidates appointed in KPSC will also receive several perks and benefits along with less workload. The employees enjoy retirement professional development, paid holidays, job training, maternity and paternity leave, health insurance, and holidays.

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