KEA Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021: Notification, Vacancy, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus

By Sakshi Ojha|Updated : October 5th, 2021

KEA Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021: The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has published a notice regarding the hiring of Assistant Professors (RPC (NHK) and KK (HK)). KEA has invited applications for a huge vacancy of 1242 posts in 26 different subjects. 

All eligible candidates can apply for the KEA Assistant Professor Vacancy 2021 for Karnataka's state public universities. The application window will be open from 7th October 2021 to 6th November 2021.

The following article will provide detailed notification, eligibility and other criteria for the selection process. 

Also check: KEA Professor Recruitment 2021 Notification PDF

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KEA Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021: The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has published a notice regarding the hiring of Assistant Professors (RPC (NHK) and KK (HK)). KEA has invited applications for a huge vacancy of 1242 posts in 26 different subjects. 
  • Applicants with the required qualifications and experience can apply for the positions starting October 7, 2021, via the online mode at karnataka.gov.in.
  • The deadline for submitting applications is November 6, 2021.
  • This recruitment is to fill 1,242 assistant professor positions at the first-grade state universities in the state of Karnataka.
  • NTA / UGC NET and State SET Qualified candidates can apply online after verifying other eligibility criteria.

In this article, we will discuss in details Eligibility criteria, Application date, KEA Assistant Professor Exam Pattern, Online Application etc. 

KEA Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021, Download PDF

KEA Assistant Professor Exam Date & Important Events

Events

Date

KEA Assistant Professor Notification released

30/09/2021

Application begins

7/10/2021

Last date for entering the details 

6/11/2021

Last date for depositing the fees (in computerized post offices only)

10/11/2021

Exam Date

Between the 3rd and 4th week of December

Admit Cards

To be announced

Result

To be announced

KEA Assistant Professor Application Form Fee:

  • For the general, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B category, the fee is Rs. 2000/-
  • For the SC, ST, Category 1, the application fee will be Rs. 1000/-
  • Fees to be paid in computerised post offices only.

KEA Assistant Professor Vacancy 2021 Details

Sr. No.SubjectsNumber of Posts
01Kannada107
02English84
03Hindi10
04Urdu09
05History109
06Economics122
07Political Science98
08Sociology49
09Education02
10Law17
11Social Work05
12Geography08
13Geology05
14Commerce198
15Management15
16Physics76
17Chemistry85
18Bio-chemistry05
19Mathematics75
20Microbiology05
21Zoology31
22Botany51
23Electronics04
24Computer Science63
25Statistics06
26Fashion Technology03
 Total1242

Detailed Category wise Subject List- Click here

KEA Assistant Professor Eligibility Criteria 2021

Age: 

  • Minimum Age: 22 Years
  • Maximum Age: 45 Years 
  • There will be a 5 years relaxation in the upper age limit for SC/ST/SEBC/Women candidates and a 10-year relaxation for PWD candidates. 

Educational Qualifications: 

  • A master's degree with grades of 55% (or an equivalent grade on a point scale where the grading system is applied) in a relevant or relevant or related subject from an Indian university or an equivalent degree from an accredited university abroad. (50% for candidates belonging to scheduled caste or scheduled tribe or other backward classes (OBC) (Non-creamy layer).
  • Those who have obtained a Master's degree from an overseas accredited university are required to obtain an equivalency certificate by submitting an application to the Indian Universities Association website www.aiu.ac.in and then applying for the position of assistant professor.
  • A relaxation of 5% will be given to the candidates who obtained their PhD degree before September 19, 1991.
  • The candidate must pass the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by UGC or CSIR or similar tests accredited by UGC like the State Level Eligibility Test (SET) or "KSET".
  • Candidates who have obtained a PhD degree by the UGC (Min. Std.& Procedure for the Award of a PhD Degree) Regulations, 2009 in regular mode only, will be exempted from the minimum requirement of NET/SET.

NOTE:

1. NET or SLET or KSET is also not required for those master's courses in disciplines for which NET or SLET or KSET are not conducted by the UGC, CSIR or a similar UGC accredited exams such as SLET or KSET.
2. Education qualifications prescribed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in regulations or guidelines issued from time to time shall be applicable in so far as the post of Assistant Professor.

KEA Assistant Professor Application Form Online 2021

The application form will begin on October 7th, 2021, and will end on November 6th, 2021. Please note that candidates must meet KEA Assistant Professor eligibility criteria prior to submitting the online application. Candidates should remember that if the data provided is incorrect, they will be banned from taking future exams at KEA.

How to apply online for the post of KEA Assistant Professor

  • Candidates should visit the official KEA website.
  • Look for the Online Application link. 
  • After the form opens, fill in all the required fields. 
  • Candidates must complete the basic information: personal, professional, educational and academic work.
  • Make sure to check all the details in the KEA Assistant Professor Form. 
  • Now for the final step, submit and pay fees.
  • Note: A valid mobile phone number and email are very important.

Click here to Apply Online

KEA Assistant Professor Exam Pattern 2021

DescriptionPaperSubjectMarksTotal QuestionsDuration

A. Compulsory Paper

(Descriptive Paper)

Paper-I

Paper-II

Kannada

English

100

100

-

-

2 Hours

2 Hours

B. Compulsory Paper

(Objective Multiple Choice)

Paper-III

Paper-IV

General Knowledge

Optional Subject

50

250

50

125

2 Hours

3 Hours

Total  500175 
  • After the written exam, KEA will be conducting an interview round with the selected candidates.
  • Note: Paper B will have a negative marking of 0.25 marks per wrong answer for 1 mark question and 0.50 for 2 marks questions. 

We hope that everyone has understood the KEA 2021 Assistant Professor recruitment application process and got the Important details for Assistant Professor in KEA.

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Paper 1 kannada is mandatory for all subjects?

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  • The eligible candidate can Apply for KEA Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021 Through The Online Mode At Karnataka.Gov.In From 7 October 2021 Onwards.

  • The last date to pay the fee for KEA Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021 is 10th November (in computerised post offices only).

  • The total number of vacancies in  KEA Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021 is 1242 in 26 different subjects.

  • All the eligible candidates can apply online via the official website Karnataka.Gov.In or go to https://cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea/

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