KEA Assistant Professor Recruitment Merit List 2022: Notification, Vacancy, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus

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Updated on: September 13th, 2023

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. 

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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
  • 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.

The authorities have issued the KEA Assistant Professor Merit List. Candidates can go to the link below to check their results. 

KEA Assistant Professor Merit List 2022

The exam conducting agency have now declared the KEA Assistant Professor Final Merit List 2022. The examination was conducted between 12th to 16th March 2022, and now the results are out. Candidates need to go to the link given below to know their KEA Assistant Professor Result 2022. Below is the Direct link to KEA Assistant Professor Result 2022. 

KEA Assistant Professor Recruitment Merit List 2022, Download PDF

KEA Assistant Professor Exam Date & Important Events



KEA Assistant Professor Notification released


Application begins


Last date for entering the details 


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


Exam Date

12-16 March 2022

Admit Cards

3rd and 4th week of February 


8th July 2022

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 computerized post offices only.

KEA Assistant Professor Vacancy 2021 Details

Sr. No. Subjects Number of Posts
01 Kannada 107
02 English 84
03 Hindi 10
04 Urdu 09
05 History 109
06 Economics 122
07 Political Science 98
08 Sociology 49
09 Education 02
10 Law 17
11 Social Work 05
12 Geography 08
13 Geology 05
14 Commerce 198
15 Management 15
16 Physics 76
17 Chemistry 85
18 Bio-chemistry 05
19 Mathematics 75
20 Microbiology 05
21 Zoology 31
22 Botany 51
23 Electronics 04
24 Computer Science 63
25 Statistics 06
26 Fashion Technology 03
  Total 1242

Detailed Category wise Subject List- Click here

KEA Assistant Professor Eligibility Criteria 2021


  • 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 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.


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

Description Paper Subject Marks Total Questions Duration

A. Compulsory Paper

(Descriptive Paper)







2 Hours

2 Hours

B. Compulsory Paper

(Objective Multiple Choice)



General Knowledge

Optional Subject





2 Hours

3 Hours

Total     500 175  
  • 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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