Assistant Professor Recruitment – News & Updates

Assistant professor recruitment


Karnataka Assistant professors recruitment Rules
Number of Vacancies
Qualification/ Eligibility
Age limit
Mode of Appointment 
Pattern of Examination
Previous Question papers & Key Answers


              The recruitment of Assistant Professors for Government first grade colleges in Karnataka is going to be recruited by Karnataka examination authority through Common Entrance Test [CET] and there will be no interview as per the draft recruitment rules 2020.

Karnataka Examination Authority has entrusted with duty of recruitment of 1242 posts of assistant professors in the department of collegiate education, Government of Karnataka. Here we share complete details about the Notifications, Eligibility, Fees details, Important dates, Application Submission, Study materials and Previous Question papers, Key answers  etc., for upcoming  Assistant professor recruitment.

                 Assistant Professor Recruitment will be conducted by Government of Karnataka, Department of Collegiate education on the basis of rules and regulations issued by the University Grant Commission (UGC) from time to time.

Aspirants with required qualification can download the syllabus and previous year question papers from bellow links and they can start their preparations.

Click here to download the Committe on Syllabus Framing

Karnataka Assistant professors recruitment Rules

Government of Karnataka has released Final Recruitment Rules for Karnataka Education Department Services 2020 (collegiate education department) for the recruitment of 1242 Assistant Professors for Government First Grade Colleges of Karnataka. you can download the Draft and Final Recruitment Rules from the following links.

DRAFT  RULES                          DOWNLOAD

FINAL RULES                                DOWNLOAD

Click Here to Download the Government Order Regarding withholding of Assistant Professor Recruitment DOWNLOAD

Check out KSET 2020

Number of Vacancies

Cadre Total Posts
Residual Parent Cadre (NHK) 1021
Kalyana Karnataka/ HK 221

*Subject-Wise Vacancies will be Announced soon

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Qualification/ Eligibility

  • A Master Degree with minimum 55% of marks from recognized university
  • 5% of relaxation for Schedule Caste (SC), Schedule tribe (ST), OBC (Non creamy layer), Person with Disability (PWD), PHD holder those who were completed their Master’s Degree before the date 19 Sept. 1991.
  • Candidates should be successfully qualified in the “National Eligible Test” conducted by UGC or CSIR or other similar test accredited by UGC like “State eligibility test” or KSET
  • PHD degree holders who has completed there PHD  in accordance with the UGC rules released from time to time  are exempted from the passing  NET or SET
  • The Ph.D Degree of the candidates has been awarded in regular mode only. Distance mode Ph.D degree shall not be consider as valid.
  • Education qualification prescribed by the University Grant Commission in regulations/ guidelines issued from time to time shall be applicable.

Government of Karnataka has notified the list of Courses Equivalent to other subjects. Candidates those who have done their degrees in these related subjects only are eligible for Assistant Professor recruitment. Click here to Download Govt Order.

As per the latest circular from the MHRD & UGC, PhD is Compulsory to become assistant professors in the universities wef July 2021. However, the NET / SLET / PhD Continue to be the minimum eligibility for Assistant professors in Colleges across the Country.

Click here to Download MHRD Order on NET / SLET as Eligibility for Assistant Professor Recruitment.

Age limit – Assistant Professor Recruitment 

  • Lower age limit is 22 years
  • Upper age limit will be as follows
SC, ST, Cat-1 45 years
IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB 43 years
General 40 years

Mode of Appointment 

  • Competitive examination shall be conducted by KPSC / KEA for selection on the basis of Merit
  • There shall be no interview

Karnataka Examination authority shall conduct the competitive exam for selection of candidates for the post of assistant professors in the govt first grade colleges of Karnataka. ( There will be no Interview)

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Pattern of Examination

Compulsory papers: There will be two compulsory papers

Paper-I Kannada 100 marks
Paper-II English 100 marks
  • Compulsory paper ( Kannada & English) shall be qualifying nature. For qualifying these papers minimum of 30% in each paper and 35% aggregate is required.
  • Candidates who does not qualifies in Compulsory papers are not eligible for recruitment.
  • Marks obtained in compulsory papers will not be considered for ranking.

Optional papers- There will be two optional papers.

Paper-III General Knowledge 50 marks
Paper-IV Optional paper 250 marks
  • The Optional Paper Shall be set both in Kannada and English
  • Optional Paper shall have Negative marking with deduction of 1/4th marks for each wrong answer


Here you can download the syllabus of Compulsory Kannada & Compulsory English from the below link.

 Syllabus of Compulsory Papers

You can Download the syllabus of optional papers from the following Links.

Paper III: General Knowledge

  • Current events
  • General science
  • Humanities
  • Indian economy
  • Matters of every day observation
  • Practical knowledge

Paper IV: Subject Paper

 The Syllabus of this paper will be set by Subject Experts Committee which has constituted by Department of Collegiate Education. Here is the syllabus for paper IV.

         1.  Kannada
         2.  English
         3.  Hindi
         4.  Urdu
         5.  Sociology
         6.  History
         7.  Psychology
         8.  Economics
         9.  Political Science
       10.  Geography
       11.  Commerce
       12.  Journalism & Mass Communication
       13.  Social Work
       14.  Management
       15.  Physics
       16.  Chemistry
       17.  Mathematics
       18.  Computer Science
       19.  Zoology
       20.  Tourism Administration
       21.  Electronics
       22.  Home Science
       23.  Fashion Technology
       24.  Criminology

Previous Question papers

Paper 1 : Compulsory Kannada  Download

Paper 2 : Compulsory English   Download

Paper 3 : Compulsory General Knowledge   Download

Paper 4 : Subject Paper 

2017  Assistant Professor recruitment:   you can download the question papers from the following links

       1. Kannada – Master Question Paper,
       2. English – Master Question Paper,
       3. Hindi – Master Question Paper,
       4. Urdu – Master Question Paper,
       5. Sociology – Master Question Paper,
       6. History – Master Question Paper,
       7. Psychology – Master Question Paper,
       8. Economics – Master Question Paper,
       9. Political Science – Master Question Paper,
       10. Geography – Master Question Paper,
       11. Commerce – Master Question Paper,
       12. Journalism – Master Question Paper,
       13. Social Work – Master Question Paper,
       14. Management – Master Question Paper,
       15. Physics – Master Question Paper,
       16. Chemistry – Master Question Paper,
       17. Mathematics – Master Question Paper,
       18. Computer Science – Master Question Paper,
       19. Zoology – Master Question Paper,
       20. Tourism Administration – Master Question Paper,
       21. Electronics – Master Question Paper,
       22. Home Science – Master Question Paper,
       23. Criminology – Master Question Paper,
       24. Fashion Technology – Master Question Paper,
       25. General Knowledge – Master Question Paper,

Previous Key Answers

You can download the key answers for all the question papers of assistant professors recruitment 2017 from the bellow given link.



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