KAS Eligibility 2022: Age Limit, Qualification, Age Relaxation

KAS Eligibility 2022: Age Limit, Qualification, Age Relaxation

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Feb 3, 2022KAS Eligibility criteria 2022! Check whether you are eligible to apply for KAS exam or not. KPSC minimum & maximum age limit, education qualification and age relaxation here
KAS Eligibility criteria 2022! Check whether you are eligible to apply for KAS exam or not. KPSC minimum & maximum age limit, education qualification and age relaxation here
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Kerala Administrative Service examination is famously known as the KAS Exam among the students. Through this exam a candidate can start their government service with gazetted rank. Anyone with a dedicated plan of preparation can easily crack this exam. Therefore, the students must go through the KAS Eligibility. Here we have provided the age limit, educational qualification, relaxation, attempts, nationality below.

KPSC KAS Eligibility Criteria 2022

The Kerala Public Service Commission (Kerala PSC) set the eligibility criteria for various exams conducted in Kerala. Here we discuss eligibility for the posts that come under the KAS Exam 2022. All the posts under the Kerala Administrative Service Kerala Administrative Service Exam are second class gazetted rank posts.

The basic eligibility required for the Kerala Administrative Service Exam include fulfilment of the following standards:

  • Age Limit for Kerala Administrative Service Exam
  • Educational Qualification for Kerala Administrative Service Exam
  • Other Eligibility Criteria for Kerala Administrative Service Exam

KAS Age Limit 2022, Age Relaxation

The age limit for the KAS Exam as prescribed in the advertisement is 32 years for the General category candidate.

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 32 years (For Stream 2: Max age limit:40)

Age Relaxation

Age relaxation in the KAS Exams are given as per the following:

Category

Years

Backward Class

  • SC/ST
  • OBC
  • 5 Years
  • 3 Years

Ex-serviceman

As per the service

Widow

5 years

Candidate with Disabilities

10- 15 years

Kerala PSC has given certain conditions to claim the benefit of age relaxation or reservation as given below:

  • The Student must have a domicile in India.
  • A candidate claiming the caste / economic reservation must produce the category certificate during the document verification.
  • Aspirants eligible for the reservation/age relaxation in different categories for the KAS Exam shall be entitled to only one concession.

KPSC KAS Educational Qualification 2022

The educational qualifications required for the Kerala Administrative Service Exam 2022 is as follows:

  • If you apply for this Kerala Administrative Service exam, then you must have a Degree certificate or Equivalent from a recognized university.

Students must also make sure that they are fluent in the Malayalam language, both orally and written. Questions are asked in both Malayalam and English for the exam. But After you join the service, you must prove your Malayalam proficiency within 6 months by passing the test.

KAS Other Eligibility Criteria 2022

We must also make sure that you fulfil the following criteria for writing Kerala Administrative Service Exam 2022.

Number of Exam Attempts

  •  There is no certain limitation on the number of Exam attempts, and you can write up to the age limit.

Marital Status

  • The candidates who were married/unmarried are eligible for writing the exam.

Nationality

  • The Aspirant must be an Indian.

Reservations

  • All Kerala's Backward Classes ( OBC/SC/ST) shall be permitted per relevant Kerala Service Govt. Rules.
  • Aspirants belonging to economically weaker sections (EWS) are also allowed for the reservations. Those students should produce their relevant economic documents before the panel during the document verification. 

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KPSC KAS Eligibility FAQs

  • The permissible upper age limit of general candidates as per KAS Eligibility is 32 years.

  • If you apply for this KAS exam, then you must have a Degree certificate or Equivalent from a recognized university.

  • The minimum age limit to get eligible for KAS exam is 18 years.

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