KEA VAO Recruitment 2024, 1000 Vacancies, Eligibility & Apply Online

The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) released a notification on February 22, 2024, about hiring Village Administrative Officers. If you’re interested, you can apply online until April 3, 2024. It’s important to apply soon to avoid technical issues. The deadline for fee payment is April 6, 2024, but only for those who registered before the online application link was deactivated. The written exam will be conducted offline, and the dates will be announced on the official website soon.

KEA Village Administrative Officer Recruitment 2024

Exam NameKEA VAO 2024
Post NameVillage Administrative Officer (VAO)
AuthorityKarnataka Examination Authority (KEA)
Notification Date22nd Feb, 2024
Application Date4th March – 3rd April 2024
Official Websitecetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea
Due to technical issues the last date for application fee submission is extended to 6th April 2024.

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
General, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B₹750/-
SC, ST, Category-1, Ex-Serviceman, PWD₹500/-

Payment of the application fee should be done online through the available payment options on the official website. These options typically include net banking, credit card, or debit card.

KEA VAO Vacancy 2024

District NameVacancy
Bengaluru Urban32
Bengaluru Rural34
Chitradurga32
Kolar45
Tumakuru73
Ramanagara51
Chikkaballapur42
Shivamogga31
Mysuru66
Chamarajanagar55
Mandya60
Hassan54
Chikkamagaluru23
Kodagu06
Udupi22
Dakshina Kannada50
Belagavi64
Vijayapura07
Bagalkot22
Dharwad12
Gadag30
Haveri34
Uttara Kannada02
Kalaburagi67
Raichur04
Koppal19
Ballari17
Bidar24
Yadgir09
Vijayanagar03
Total1000

Eligibility for KEA VAO Recruitment 2024

You should meet the following criteria to be eligible for the KEA VAO Exam 2024:

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates must have completed II PUC/12th Class.
  • This serves as the basic educational requirement for eligibility.
  • Ensures applicants have attained a certain level of general education necessary for the VAO role.

Age Limit:

  • Minimum age requirement: 18 years.
  • Maximum age limit for the general category: 35 years.
  • Relaxation for Cat- 2A, 2B, 3A, and 3B categories: up to 38 years.
  • Relaxation for SC/ST/Category – I candidates: up to 40 years.
  • These age specifications and relaxations aim to encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

Steps to apply for KEA VAO Recruitment 2024

Follow the steps below to apply online for KEA VAO Vacancy 2024:

  • Go to cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea/.
  • Look for “Recruitments” or “Careers” and click.
  • Click on Village Administrative Officer (VAO) Recruitment 2024.
  • Review all requirements and instructions in the notification carefully.
  • Click “Apply Online” for the VAO position.
  • Complete the form with accurate details.
  • Upload required documents like photos, signatures, and certificates.
  • Pay the fee according to your category using the online payment option.
  • Double-check all information and documents before submitting.
  • Save or print a copy of the application for your records after submission.