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Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service 2022 ( KAS )

Rachit Kumar Saxena

Rachit Kumar SaxenaManager-Editorial

Updated on Jan 25, 2021 08:07 IST

KAS notification 2021 was released on February 22. JKPSC released the exam calendar 2021 mentioning all the important exam of JKPSC. KAS notification 2021 (short) was released on January 8. The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission is yet to release the full notification notifying the important dates, eligibility criteria, selection procedure and the application details for the KAS exam 2021. KAS Prelims exam 2021 was conducted offline across the state in June/July.

The KAS 2021 notification was the official document that mentioned the actual number of vacancies, KAS 2021 application fees as per the category and the last date to submit the KAS 2021 application form.

The important components of the KAS 2021 notification are given below.

KAS 2021 Eligibility

KAS 2021 notification is stated to be released in the third week of January. The eligibility conditions are specified as per the rules given in the SR-103 of 2018. The eligibility criteria, as per the rule SR-103 of 2018, are given below.

Educational Qualification

The educational qualification required to appear in the KAS 2021 examination is a graduate degree from the recognised university. An equivalent degree from any foreign university will also make the candidates eligible for the KAS 2021 exam. But the recognition for such equivalency should be provided by the Government of India.
The candidates who appeared in their final year exam fully by the last date of the KAS application will be allowed to appear in the KAS 2021 Preliminary Exam. Such final year students will be required to produce their educational qualification proof along with KAS main exam application form.

Residential Status

The candidates must be a permanent resident of the state. This eligibility condition can be changed in the KAS 2021 notification because it will be the first notification of KAS after the constitution of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The Union Government of India notified the domicile rules in 2020 for the persons residing in the state. The candidates should read and follow this eligibility condition will be defined in the KAS 2021 notification.

See here: KAS prelims question paper

Age Limit

As per the rules, the candidates should be at least 21 years of age and must not attain the age of 32 years on January 1 of the exam year, in this case, it will be on January 1 of the exam year. The rules provide the age relaxation to the candidates belonging to certain categories in the following manner.


Age relaxation

Upper Age Limit

Scheduled Caste/ Schedule tribe/RBS/Social Castes/ALC

2 years


A person holding a civil post in the State in Substantive capacity

2 years


Physically Challenged

3 years


The head of the department can only certify the candidates that he is serving in a substantive capacity. The candidate must serve that department for two years before such certification.

Number of attempts

The candidate will be allowed to appear in the KAS exam six times only. The commission provides extra attempts to the candidates belonging to certain categories in the following manner.


Number of Attempts(Allowed)

General/Economically Weaker Section(EWS)


Resident of Backward Area(RBA), Social Castes & Actual Line of Control



Till the age limit

Person with Disabilities of General Category


KAS 2023 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of KAS 2022 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

20 Feb '23 -

02 Mar '23

KAS 2022 Main Exam Dates

17 Aug '22

KAS 2022 Prelims Result

31 Jul '22

KAS 2022 Prelims Exam

KAS 2021 Vacancies

KAS 2021 short notification issued the number of vacancies in the KAS 2021 exam. The total number of vacancies in the KAS 2021 short notification was 257. The category-wise break-up of the KAS vacancies was also provided in the short notification.

See in detail: KAS 2021 Vacancies

KAS 2021 Application

The KAS notification 2021 will reiterate KAS application details like the image size, Application fees and KAS application submission dates and fee submission dates. For filling the KAS application, the candidates need to wait for the official notification.

See in detail: KAS 2021 Application

KAS Exam Pattern

The KAS 2021 notification will also officially confirm the KAS exam pattern 2021. As per the rules, the KAS prelims 2021 will be an objective type exam and the KAS main exam will be descriptive type conventional exam. Both the exams will be conducted offline in the pen and paper mode across the state.

See in detail: KAS Exam Pattern

KAS Syllabus

KAS notification 2021 will officially notify the KAS syllabus 2021. The KAS syllabus 2021 is very similar to the IAS syllabus. The syllabus notifies that the Kashmir specific questions will be asked in the KAS Prelims General Studies Paper I. The KAS Prelims General Studies ask the questions related to the current events of Jammu and Kashmir.

See in Detail: KAS Syllabus

KAS notification 2021 will kick start the KAS exam process and will help the candidates plan for the KAS 2021 exam.

See here: KAS 2021 important dates

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