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Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Eligibility Criteria

Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Eligibility Criteria


Age Limit


  • Direct Recruitment : Candidates should be aged between 21 years – 32 years. Age relaxations according to the government norms are applicable for reservation categories.
  • Regular Employees from any government Department : Candidates should be aged between 21 years to 40 years.
  • By Transfer appointment : Upper age limit is 50 years.

Education Qualification


  • Graduates in any stream from any UGC approved University or its equivalent as on January 01, 2019.

List of services in Kerala Administrative Service(KAS)


According to the draft rules proposed b the Government, the Kerala Civil Service Executive Special Rules, Kerala Administrative Service(KAS) officers will be posted across 29 departments in Kerala State Government services including Kerala Secretariat public administration & finance. Recommended departments are :

  • Administrative Secretariat
  • Finance Secretariat
  • Civil Supplies
  • Commercial Taxes
  • Commissionerate of Entrance Examinations
  • Co-operative department
  • Culture
  • Industries and Commerce
  • Labour
  • State Lotteries
  • National Employment Service
  • National Savings
  • Kerala State Audit
  • Land Revenue
  • Panchayats
  • Registrations
  • Sainik Welfare
  • Social Justice
  • State Insurance
  • Stationery
  • Kerala State Land use board
  • Scheduled Caste development
  • Scheduled Tribe development
  • Survey and land records
  • Rural development
  • Treasuries
  • General Education
  • Tourism
  • Urban Affairs
  • Common Categories – Administrative Officer, Administrative Assistant, Accounts Officer, Financial Assistant.
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