KAS Application Form 2020: The online application process of Kerala Administrative Services 2020 is over. It was conducted by Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC). Candidates sent their confirmation for KAS 2020 examination till December 25, 2019. It is mandatory for the candidates to clear the KAS 2020 Kerala exam to be a part of the civil services of Kerala state. The main exam of KAS 2020 Kerala is descriptive whereas the preliminary exam is based on OMR Sheets. This article has all the important details about the KAS application form 2020 form, i.e how to apply, image and signature specifications, etc. Read on to get complete details.
Latest: The process to submit KAS application form 2020 is over!
KAS Application Form 2020
Candidates who are willing to joining the civil services of Kerala should fill the KAS application form 2020 Kerala on time. It is vital to fill the form correctly after reading the instructions, as no changes after that are accepted. Once the application form is filled correctly, candidates should take the print-out of it for future references.
|Start Date of Form Submission||01 Nov 2019|
|Last Date of Form Submission||04 Dec 2019|
|Dates for confirmation for writing exam||06 Dec 2019 – 25 Dec 2019|
|Issuance of admission ticket||07 Feb 2020|
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Apply here: Click here for one-time registration and application form of KAS 2020 Kerala to apply for KAS application form 2020 Kerala.
How to Apply for KAS 2020 Kerala?
To fill the application form, candidates have to first visit the official website which is keralapsc.gov.in and complete the one-time registration process. If the candidate has already registered themselves then they can directly sign-in and fill the application form. To do one-time registration, the candidate has to follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Go to the official website and click on the green option, which says One Time registration.
Step 2: Candidates have to click on the option which says, new registration.
Step 3: Fill the details asked in this registration form. Candidates now have to click on the ‘Register’ option present in the last of the page.
Step 4: Once this is done, candidates can fill their application form.
How to Retrieve User ID Password
Once the registration is done for KAS application form 2020 Kerala, candidates should keep the user ID and password safely, until the recruitment end. If in case candidates didn’t have their password or user ID, they can retrieve it by following methods.
Candidates can send the SMS to 166 / 51969 / 9223166166 to reset their user ID and password, or they can contact the help desk number.
To reset the User ID: Type KL USR and send an SMS at the respective number.
To reset the password: Candidates have to send an SMS from their registered mobile only in this format: KL USR RST USERID DATE_OF_BIRTH.
Candidates can also retrieve the password by going to the login page and clicking on Forgot password option.
They get an option to add User ID, date of birth, ID proof and ID proof number. After adding the details as shown below, candidates are able to retrieve the password.
KAS Application Form 2020 Kerala Images Specifications
Candidates who are filling the KAS application form 2020 Kerala, should keep instructions given below in mind while uploading the photograph. Photographs of the candidates, uploaded as per the format given below will remain valid for 10 years, starting from the date they upload it.
- While doing one time registration, photograph that the candidate is uploading should have the date depicting the time when the photograph was clicked.
- The uploaded photograph should be taken on 31.12.2010 or after it, not before.
- A photo can be either coloured or black and white. It should be taken in such a way that shoulder and face of the candidate is visible clearly.
- Candidates have to ensure that the photograph they are uploaidng should either have white or light coloured background.
- The face of the candidate in a photograph should be focussed centrally.
- Eyes in the photograph of the candidate should be vivid and open.
- Avoid uploading the photograph where the candidate is wearing goggles. One can click the photograph wearing a cap or veil adhering to religious belief or custom.
- Photograph showing half face, or are not clear will be rejected.
Size of the photograph
Size of the Signature: Signature should be done on white paper of good quality by using either black or blue ink pen. Size specifications of the signature are as follows:
|Maximum Size||30 kb|
KAS 2020 Kerala Eligibility
Candidates who are willing to apply for KAS 2020 Kerala should have a graduation degree in any subject, from recognized university/institute. Before filling the KAS application form 2020 Kerala, one should keep the following points in mind:
Age limit: To be eligible to apply in stream-1, candidate should be of minimum 21 years and maximum age limit is 32 years. For stream-2 minimum age limit is 21 years and 40 years is the maximum age limit. Those who are applying in Steam-3 should be a maximum of 50 years and not have crossed the age limit.
Age relaxation: Candidates belonging to SC/ST category gets the relaxation in age limit. Details of the same are given in the table below:
|Differently abled candidates||15 years|
|Orthopaedically differently abled candidates||10 years|
KAS Application Form 2020 Corrections
Before the candidate starts filling the KAS application form 2020, they should read the general instructions as well as the instructions given on the website carefully. Once the application form is submitted, candidates will not be able to rectify the mistake in their application form.
KAS application form 2020 Admit Card
Admit card for KAS 2020 Kerala will be given to the eligible candidates. Candidates receive their admission ticket of KAS 2020 Kerala exam on their profile. To download the admission ticket of KAS 2020, candidates have to go to their profile and sign in by using their respective ID and password. Candidates are able to download their KAS 2020 Kerala admit card, 15 days before the date of examination. To get the admit card, candidates have to confirm their presence through their one-time registration profile.
About Kerala Public Service Commission
Constitution of India created Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC), in order to conduct the fair and transparent civil services examination, for the selection of talented candidates in civil services jobs of Kerala state. Selection of the candidate is done by KPSC on the basis of the merit and the reservation rules that implies on candidates. KPSC recruit the candidates either by conducting direct recruitment or by organizing the competitive examinations. KPSC also advise the government on the recruitment methods to various posts and services.
KAS 2019 Kerala Registration Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : To retrieve the password, click on 'Forgot Password', present in the registration page and add your user ID and date of birth, that was added during registration.
Ans : No, it is not required, the same user ID and password can be used to apply for different posts.
Ans : All the departments and universities of Kerala are listed if the candidate wants to enter the university out of the sate, then they can select the option which says, university outside Kerala and then details can be mentioned in remarks.
Ans : That qualification need not be added, the qualification can only be added once it is complete.
Ans : It is important to read the job notification carefully, For the posts you are eligible, you will see the option that says Apply Now, otherwise option of Ineligible will appear. Click on the ineligible option to know the reasons.