KPSC Recruitment 2022 (Started) Apply Online for Various Vacancies, KAS, JE, AE

KPSC Recruitment 2022: KAS (Karnataka Administrative Services) entrance exam is conducted by KPSC. It is also known as GPE- Gazetted Probationers Exam. Through this exam, candidates are appointed in state civil services positions of Karnataka. In other words, candidates will have to qualify KPSC KAS entrance test to get selected in the state civil services of Karnataka. Therefore, all the aspiring candidates who don’t want to miss this golden opportunity to join prestigious state civil services must apply for KPSC KAS 2022. Before applying for the examination, aspirants must go through the complete details of KPSC Recruitment 2022.


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Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 Details

Application Start Date 16th March 2022
Application Last Date 18th April 2022
Vacancies 10
Official Notification Check Here
Online Application Apply Here
Recruitment Type Direct Recruitment

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Application Start Date 28th February 2022
Application Last Date 30th March 2022
Vacancies 188
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KPSC Recruitment 2022 Important Dates

Events Dates
Official notification release date April 2022
Last date to apply online April 2022
Last date of fee payment April 2022
KPSC KAS admit card August 2022
KPSC KAS Prelims exam date August 2022
Result declaration September 2022

Eligibility Criteria

All the candidates must be aware of the eligibility requirements that are required to apply for KPSC KAS 2022:

  • The age of the candidate must be between 21 years to 35 years. However, the upper age limit for the reserved category is 40 years.
  • The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from any recognized university.
  • Applicants must be familiar with the Kannada language.

KPSC Recruitment 2022 Application Form

  • All the interested students can fill out the application form online through the official website of the KPSC –
  • After visiting the site, they are required to provide their personal, communications, and academic details in the application form. Most importantly, a passport size photograph of the candidate and signature should also be uploaded in the specified format.
  • Apart from this, candidates are also required to choose the exam language and exam center as per their preference.
  • In the next step, they will have to upload all their other documents that are asked in the application form.
  • Once the documents are uploaded, candidates need to pay the application fee through the modes available in the application form.
  • After the successful submission, take a printout of the application form.

Application fee

Categories Application fee
General category 600
2A, 2B, 3A, 3B categories 300
Ex-army personnel 50

KAS Exam Pattern

KPSC KAS is organized in 3 stages i.e. Preliminary examination, Mains Examination, and Personal Interview.

Stage 1: Preliminary Examination

  • The Preliminary examination will include two papers (paper 1 and paper 2).
  • The preliminary exam will be held in offline mode (pen and paper-based).
  • Both the papers will have objective-based questions.
  • 2 hours will be provided to complete the exam for paper 1 and paper 2 each.
  • The exam will be held in English.
  • Paper 1 and Paper 2 will carry 200 marks each.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks.
  • Meanwhile, the examination will include 5 sections that are listed below in the table:

Paper 1

Sections No. of questions Total marks
General studies 40 80
Humanities 60 120
Total 100 200

Paper 2

Sections No. of questions Total marks
General studies 40 80
Science and Technology, Environment and ecology 30 60
General mental ability 30 60
Total 100 200

Stage 2: Mains Examination

  • This exam will consist of 9 papers.
  • The exam will include descriptive type questions.
  • There is no negative marking in Mains exam.
  • Total marks will be 1750.
Sections Total marks Duration
English 150 (35% qualifying criteria) 2 hours
Kannada 150 (35% qualifying criteria) 2 hours
Paper 1 Essay 250 3 hours
Paper 2 General Studies I 250 3 hours
Paper 3 General Studies II 250 3 hours
Paper 4 General Studies III 250 3 hours
Paper 5 General Studies IV 250 3 hours
Paper 6 Optional Paper I 250 3 hours
Paper 7 Optional Paper-II 250 3 hours

Stage 3: Personal Interview

Candidates who will successfully qualify for the preliminary and mains examination will be further invited for an interview round through the officials of KPSC. Therefore, the interview round will be the final round.
However, only those candidates who will qualify for the mains examination will be applicable for interview.
Moreover, the officials of KPSC can ask questions from anywhere based on the candidate’s overall knowledge and the way of presenting himself/herself.

KPSC KAS 2022 Selection Process

  • The merit list of KPSC KAS is prepared on the basis of the candidate’s performance in all three stages i.e. Preliminary, Mains Exam, and Interview.
  • In other words, candidates who will qualify for the cut-off for the Prelims and Mains exam will be allowed to appear for an interview.
  • Then after qualifying the interview round they will be called or invited by the authority for the document verification process.
  • Therefore, candidates will be allotted to the departments which they had chosen while applying for the application form.

KPSC Recruitment 2022 Result

  • The result of KPSC Recruitment 2022 will be announced as per the conducting authority.
  • Candidates can check the result through the official web page of KPSC.
  • Students will have to enter their application number and password.
  • The merit list of the candidates will be prepared and released by the exam regulating authority.

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KPSC Recruitment 2022 FAQs

Question: Where to register for KPSC Recruitment Exam 2022?

Ans. Candidates are required to register online mode by accessing the official website of KPSC.

Question: When will the KPSC KAS Online Registration start?

Ans. Tentatively in the month of January.

Question: Who conducts the KPSC Recruitment Exam?

Ans. The officials of the Karnataka Public Service Commission conduct KAS exams.

Question: What is the mode of result declaration?

Ans. The result will be announced online on the official website –

Question: When will the admit card for KPSC KAS Prelims exam be released?

Ans. The admit card will be out in the month of August 2022.

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