KSRTC Recruitment 2020 (Karnataka State and Road Transport Corporation)

Updated on Sep 06, 2020

Overview

KSRTC or Karnataka State and Road Transport Corporation released a notification for the recruitment in the vacant posts for interested aspirants. There are total 3745 vacancies right now. The vacant seats are for KSRTC Conductor and Driver vacant posts. There are 1200 vacancies are for KSRTC Driver posts and 2545 vacancies are for Conductor recruitment. Karnataka State and Road Transport is currently accepting application in their online portal for the recruitment of KSRTC driver and conductor. 

Background

The KSRTC stands for Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation is a road transportation company situated in Karnataka of India. The state owned company has the largest convoy of Volvo buses in all the rest state-owned transport companies in Karnataka. The transport company is under the state government of Karnataka and it is managed by them. But later in 1997 august the company was separated from the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation- BMTC as the KSRTC covers more than 92% of Karnataka’s villages. The KSRTC manages with a whole fleet of 17368 buses which includes KSRTC- 8348, NEKRTC- 4300, and NWKRTC-4720. The company transports 75.57 lakhs passengers on an average every day.

Important Dates

  • Starting Date of Online Application - 24 February 2020
  • Last Date of Online Application - 20 March 2020
  • Last Date of Fee Submission - 23 March 2020

KSRTC Vacancy Details

Total Posts = 3745

  • Driver cum Conductor: 2545 Posts
  • Driver:1200 Posts

Pay Scale

  • Conductor – Rs. 9,100 per month
  • Driver – Rs. 10,000 per month

Eligibility Criteria 

Educational Qualification

The candidates must have passed 10th from any recognized board. For more information, check detailed notification. Plus, the candidates are required to have valid driving license. 

Age Limit

  • The minimum age limit for both driver and conductor posts are 24 years.
  • The maximum age limit for both driver and conductor posts are 35 Years.

Age Relaxation

  • The age relaxation for 2A/OBC/ 3A/ 2B/ and 3B Candidates: 3 Years
  • The age relaxation for ST/ SC Candidates: 5 Years

Other requirements

The other requirements for the vacant posts of both driver and conductor are written down below. The candidates both male and female are required to fulfill certain height and weight requirements. They will be selected on the following basis and after qualifying for the other parameters.

Minimum Height Required

  •  Male: 163 Cms 
  • Female: 153 Cms

Minimum Weight Required

  • Male: 55 Kgs
  • Female: 50 Kgs

Selection Process

The selection process for the recruitment will be done in two steps. The candidates will be chosen on the merit basis. Thereafter they will have to appear the driving test. The candidates will be chosen on the basis of merit first then the final selection will be done on the basis of their driving skill.

  • Merit
  • Driving Skill

The driving test will be held in three procedures:

  • Reverse S: 3 Minutes – 14 Marks
  • Reverse Parking: 1 Minute – 12 Marks
  • Up-gradient: No Time – 10 Marks

The candidates need to secure at least 50% in each of the driving test.

Documents Needed

  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter ID Card (Optional)
  • 10th Std Marks Sheet
  • Date of Birth Certificate (If available)
  • Valid Driving License
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Caste Certificate (For ST, SC, 3A, 2B, 2A, 3B Candidates)

Application Fee

  • The application fee for all the general candidates are INR 500.
  • The application fee for 2A, 2B, 3A candidates are INR 250. 

Application Process

Step 1: Visit the official website first.

Step 2: Click on ‘Recruitment’.

Step 3: Find and click on the notification to read all the notifications clearly.

Step 4: Click on the ‘online application’ next.

Step 5: Click on the link and submit the application.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is KSRTC?

The KSRTC stands for Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation is a road transportation company situated in Karnataka of India. The state owned company has the largest quantity in Volvo buses in all the rest state-owned transport companies in Karnataka. The transport company is under the state government of Karnataka and it is managed by them. But later in 1997 august the company was separated from the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation- BMTC as the KSRTC covers more than 92% of Karnataka’s villages. The KSRTC manages with a whole fleet of 17368 buses which includes KSRTC- 8348, NEKRTC- 4300, and NWKRTC-4720. The company transports 75.57 lakhs passengers on an average every day.

Q. What is the recruitment about?

KSRTC- Karnataka State and Road Transport Corporation released a notification for the recruitment in the vacant posts for interested aspirants. There are total 3745 vacancies right now. 

Q. How many vacant seats are there?

The total vacant seats are 3745 for KSRTC Conductor and Driver vacant posts. There are 1200 vacancies are for KSRTC Driver posts and 2545 vacancies are for Conductor recruitment. Karnataka State and Road Transport is currently accepting application in their online portal for the recruitment of KSRTC driver and conductor. 

Q. What is the educational qualification needed for the recruitment?

The candidates must have passed 10th from any recognized board. For more information, check detailed notification. Plus, the candidates are required to have valid driving license. 

Q. Can a candidate outside of Karnataka apply for this?

No, this recruitment is only for the residents of Karnataka.

Q. What are the other requirements for the vacancy?

The other requirements for the vacant posts of both driver and conductor are written down below. The candidates both male and female are required to fulfill certain height and weight requirements. They will be selected on the following basis and after qualifying for the other parameters.

Q. What are the documents needed for the registration?

The following documents are needed:

  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter ID Card (Optional)
  • 10th Std Marks Sheet
  • Date of Birth Certificate (If available)
  • Valid Driving License
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Caste Certificate

Q. What is the selection process?

The selection process for the recruitment will be done in two steps. The candidates will be chosen on the merit basis. Thereafter they will have to appear the driving test. The candidates will be chosen on the basis of merit first then the final selection will be done on the basis of their driving skill.


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WRITTEN BYVarsha Verma

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