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KAS Salary and Job Profile - Complete Details

KAS Salary & Job Profile

The Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS) is the Karnataka state's civil service in India. Exams are held by the Public Service Commission to recruit applicants for the service. KPSC recruits young officers for various administrative positions at the district and state levels. They begin as Sub Divisional Magistrates and progress to Additional District Magistrates after promotion. They take up several crucial roles at the district level as Deputy Commissioners after promotion to IAS and similar IAS cadre jobs at the state level.
The KPSC publishes an official notification containing all relevant information to recruit candidates for vacant positions every year. Numerous applicants apply for this exam, but only the deserved individuals are chosen at last. Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam followed by an interview are the three main levels of this esteemed examination. To conduct the examinations for different positions, various recruitment bodies have been established. Continue reading to learn about the KAS Salary and KAS Job Profile.

KAS Job Profile

A Karnataka Administrative officer is an influential post that oversees the government's administrative functions. Four key responsibilities, namely typically define the administrative officer's role: 

  • Communication
  • Coordination
  • Daily administrative tasks
  • Long-term planning

The different categories of positions for which KAS recruitment takes place are listed below.

Group A Posts:

  • Deputy Superintendent of Police
  • Assistant Commissioner
  • Assistant Labour Commissioner

Group B Posts:

  • Tahsildar Grade 2
  • Commercial Tax Officer
  • Deputy Superintendent of Excise
  • Assistant Food Director
  • Assistant Director of Audit of Co-operative Societies
  • Labour Officer
  • Assistant Director of Tourism
  • Assistant Superintendent

The complete information regarding positions of KAS Officers of group A and Group B, along with their department and vacancies, are listed below:

Group A Posts:

Name of PostName of DepartmentVacancies
Deputy Superintendent of PoliceInterior Department3
Assistant CommissionerEconomic Department2
Assistant Labour CommissionerLabour Department2

Job Profile of Deputy Superintendent of Police:

  • The DSP is the superintendent of the police's subordinate officer.
  • They assist the S.P. and oversee all police department work, including crime prevention, police station management, investigation control, and so on.
  • DSP also works to build community relationships and keep the public and management at peace.

Job Profile of Assistant Commissioner:

  • Supervise and coordinate the implementation of government policies with the line departments.
  • Oversee the Sub-law Division's and orders and keep the Deputy Commissioner posted.
  • Act as a government representative at the subdivision level.

Job Profile of Assistant Labour Commissioner:

  • Assistant Labour Commissioner superintends the work of the officers and inspectors of the division under the overall guidance and the supervision of the Labour Commissioner.
  • He is the conduit for all of the officers work at the headquarters.

Group B Posts:

Name of PostName of DepartmentVacancies
Tahsildar Grade 2Revenue Department50
Commercial Tax OfficerEconomic Department7
Deputy Superintendent of ExciseEconomic Department 5
Assistant Food DirectorFood Department2
Assistant Director of Audit of Co-operative SocietiesAudit Department14
Labour OfficeLabour Department4
Assistant Director of TourismTourism Department11
Assistant SuperintendentDepartment of Prisons6

Job Profile of Tahsildar:

  • The Tahsildar is in a key position in the state government. All Government Lands are under his command.
  • He has a lot of responsibilities and a lot of power when it comes to keeping track of his Tahsil's land and revenue records. His office prepares all land acquisition and property acquisition cases.
  • Tehsildar has several well-defined Magisterial Powers that he can use to quell public unrest.

Job Profile of Commercial Tax Officer:

  • Commercial tax collection with the assistance of subordinates.
  • Dividing commercial vehicle taxes into different categories.
  • Keeping track of revenue.
  • Determining the taxes that the department will collect from various government agencies
  • To file Payroll, sales, and property taxes.

Job profile of Deputy Superintendent of Excise:

  • A Deputy Superintendent of Excise is responsible for inspecting and sealing goods and products intended for export.
  • Proper coordination and assistance are required with the existing and in-line manufacturers.

Job Profile of Assistant Food Director:

Assistant food directors assist food service managers in hiring and firing employees, managing stock and equipment supplies, and developing budgets for restaurants, cafeterias, and food delivery services.

Job Profile of Assistant Director of Audit of Co-operative Societies:

  • Observance of Collaborative Principles
  • Compliance with the Act, Rules, and Bye-laws.
  • Assets and liabilities are valued, and Verification of Cash and Securities Balances and verification of depositor and creditor balances.
  • Examining past-due debts and classifying them as bad debts

Job Profile of Labour Officer:

Providing, enforcing, administering, and governing resources, programs, and policies in the areas of Enforcement of Labor Acts and Rules through the Labour Commissioner.

Job Profile of Assistant Director of Tourism:

  • They should prepare tourism development plans, implement, coordinate, monitor, and update.
  • Ensure that tourism standards, laws, rules, and regulations are properly enforced.

Job Profile of Assistant Superintendent:

  • Jail Assistant superintendents oversee and direct all aspects of jail operations, including personnel, inmates, security, safety, food and health services, and visitation procedures.
  • They also assign work duties and schedules for corrections officers and conduct staff performance evaluations.

KAS Salary

The state pay commission determines the salary of a Karnataka administrative services officer. The KAS Salary is also dependent on the individual's KAS post. Scroll down to get entire information about KAS Group A, and Group B posts salary structure along with its probation period.

Group A Posts

Name of ServiceCadreSalary (Monthly)Period of Probation
The Karnataka Administrative ServiceKAS Group – A (Junior Scale) Assistant CommissionerRs. 30.400/- to Rs. 51, 300/-2 years
The Karnataka Police ServiceDy. Superintendent of PoliceRs. 28,100/- to Rs. 50,100/-2 years
The Karnataka General Service (Development Branch and Local Government Branch)Executive officer/Assistant Secretary (RDPRD)Rs. 28,100/- to Rs. 50,100/-2 years
The Karnataka Treasury ServiceAsst. Director/District Treasury OfficerRs. 28,100/- to Rs. 50,100/-2 years
The Karnataka General Service (Social Welfare Branch)Dist. Social Welfare OfficerRs. 28,100/- to Rs. 50,100/-2 years
The Karnataka Commercial Tax ServiceAsst. Commissioner Commercial TaxesRs. 28,100/- to Rs. 50,100/-2 years
The Karnataka Labour ServiceAsst. Labor CommissionerRs. 28,100/- to Rs. 50,100/-2 years

Group B Posts

Name of ServiceCadreSalary (Monthly)Period of Probation
The Karnataka Administrative ServiceTahsildar Grade B(Revenue Dept)Rs. 22,800/- to Rs. 43,200/-2 years
The Karnataka Commercial Tax ServiceCommercial Tax OfficerRs. 22,800/- to Rs. 43,200/-2 years
The Karnataka Service for Jails AdministrationAsst. Superintendent (Prison dept)Rs. 21,600/- to Rs. 40,050/-2 years
The Karnataka Excise ServiceDy. Superintendent of ExciseRs. 21,600/- to Rs. 40,050/-2 years
The Karnataka Treasury ServiceAssistant Treasury OfficerRs. 22,800/- to Rs. Rs. 43,200/-2 years
The Karnataka Municipal Administrative ServiceChief Officer Grade – 1Rs. 21,600/- to Rs. 40,500/-2 years
The Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies ServiceAssistant Director (Food, Civil Supplies, & Other)Rs. 22,800/- to Rs. 43,200/-2 years
The Karnataka Marketing ServiceAsst Director (Agri. Marketing Department)Rs. 22,800/- to Rs. 43,200/-2 years
The Karnataka Co-operative ServiceAsst Registrar of Cooperatives SocietiesRs. 22,800/- to Rs. 43,200/-2 years
The Karnataka Co-operative Audit ServiceAssistant Director of Cooperative Audit DeptRs. 22,800/- to Rs. 43,200/-2 years
The Karnataka Service for Labour AdministrationLabour OfficerRs. 21,600/- to Rs. 40,050/-2 years

Conclusion:

We have provided you with a detailed description of the KAS Salary and KAS Job Profile through this article. Hope you find this article informative. Feel free to contact us in case of any confusion and queries.

FAQs

How can one apply for the KAS Exam?

You can apply for the exam online by visiting kpsc.kar.nic.in

What is the duration of the KAS Prelims? +

According to the KAS Exam pattern, KAS Prelims is divided into 2 papers, each of which is 2 hours duration.

How can I check the KAS vacancy? +

The vacancy varies every year. The vacancy for 2022 is yet to be released by the KPSC on their official website. Meanwhile, the applicants can check out the vacancy of 2020.

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