Karnataka Public Service Commission Exam Calendar 2022
KPSC conducts state civil service exam for the recruitment in different departments of government services by taking an exam for eligible candidates and selecting based on marks obtained in the final exam details of the exam pattern and syllabus is given below.
Exams Calendar/ Eligibility
|Recruitment Board||Name of the Exam||Qualification|
|KPSC||Asst/ FDA||Any Degree|
|KPSC||Jr Asst/ SDA||12th Class, Diploma, ITI|
|KSP||PSI (Civil)||Any Degree|
|Karnataka TET||TET||Degree, B.Ed|
|S.No||Subject Area||No. of Questions||Marks|
|1||General studies related to National and International importance||40||80|
|1||General studies related to State importance||40||80|
|2||General Science & Technology Environment & Ecology||30||60|
|3||General Mental Ability||30||60|
(a) The question paper shall be set both in Kannada and English.
(b) The standard of General Mental Ability questions of preliminary examination (aptitude test) shall be that of X standard /SSLC level and the remaining papers are of Degree Level.
(c)Negative Evaluation: As per Karnataka Recruitment of Gazette Probationers (Appointment by Competitive Examinations) (10th Amendment) Rules, 2013 “ (d) There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers (as detailed below) for all questions except some of the questions where the negative marking shall be inbuilt in the form of different marks being awarded to the most appropriate and not so appropriate answer for such questions, namely
PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION (objective type):
PAPER – I
(i) Current events of National and International importance.
(ii) Humanities – History of India – Emphasis shall be on a broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic, cultural and political aspects with a focus on the Indian national movement with special emphasis on Karnataka.
(iii) World Geography and Geography of India with a focus on Karnataka.
(iv) Indian polity and economy, including the country’s political system, rural development, planning and economic reforms in India-sustainable development, poverty alleviation, demographics, social sector initiatives etc.,
(i) Current events of State importance and important State Government Programmes.
(ii) General Science & Technology, Environment & Ecology-Contemporary developments in science and technology and their implications including matters of everyday observations and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline general issues on Health, environmental ecology, biodiversity and climate change that do not require subject
(iii) General Mental Ability,- Comprehension, Logical reasoning and Analytical ability, Decision making, problem-solving, Basic innumeracy (numbers and their relations, order of magnitude etc.,) and data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc., (class X/SSLC level)”.
|Qualifying Papers||Kannada||150||2 Hours|
|Compulsory Papers||Paper-1||Essay||250||3 Hours|
|Paper-2||General Studies -1||250||3 Hours|
|Paper-3||General Studies -2||250||3 Hours|
|Paper-4||General Studies -3||250||3 Hours|
|Paper-5||General Studies -4||250||3 Hours|
|Paper-6||Optional subject Paper-1||250||3 Hours|
|Paper-7||Optional subject Paper-2||250||3 Hours|
|Total marks for the written examination||1750|
|Group 1: Optional Subjects|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Marketing,
Sericulture and Cooperation
|Animal Husbandry, Veterinary
Sciences and Fisheries
|Civil Engineering||Political Science and International
|Commerce and Accountancy||Psychology|
|History||Rural Development and Cooperation|
|Group 2: Literature of any one of the following Languages|
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