Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) Exams Information


    Karnataka Public Service Commission had launched in the year 1951.Karnataka Public Service Commission had their headquarters in Bangalore. The Commission consists of a chairman and nine members. The commission office consists of full fledged hardware and software support. The exams conducted by them are;Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC)

  • Group A Examination
  • Group B Examination
  • Group C Examination
  • Group D examination

Group A Examination

   The exam is being held for the candidates for the posts of Deputy Collector, Assistant Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Deputy Registrar etc.

Eligibility Criteria:

  The candidate must be the citizen of India and he/she must  contain a degree from an approved University/Institution .The candidate must be fluent in the regional language.

Selection Procedure:

   The exams conducted by the commission are;

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Written Examination
  • Interview

Exam Pattern:

     The Preliminary Examination is an objective type .It consists of multiple choice questions. The total marks for the exam are 100 marks. The main examination consists of 8 papers with duration of two and half hours. The marks for these papers are 1200.The candidate who passed in the both exams are eligible for the interview process.

Group B Examination

      The exam is mainly held for the posts are Assistant Posts, Assistant Section Officer and Assistant Inspector of Local Funds.

Eligibility Criteria:

     The aspirant must be a degree holder from a authorized University/institution.

Selection Procedure:

    The candidate must attend three level of selection process

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Interview

Exam Pattern:

     The exam paper consists of multiple choice questions with the total mark of 100 marks. The written Examination is attended by the candidates who are eligible from the preliminary exam. The viva voce or the interview process are been done by a panel of members from the commission to recruit the eligible candidates.

Group C Examination

    The exam are mainly conducted for the posts of Typists, Junior Accountant, Auditor.

Eligibility Criteria:

    The candidate must be a degree holder from a renowned Institution/University. Based on the qualification the candidate should apply for the posts.

Selection Process:

    The selection process consists of two levels which are as follows;

  • Written Examination
  • Interview

Exam Pattern:

    The written Examination includes two papers with duration of 150 minutes. The candidate eligible from the exam are shortlisted for the next level of selection that is the interview process. The interview process is based on the marks secured and the selected candidates are allocated for the respective posts.

Group D Examination

   The examination is mainly conducted for the posts of Junior Stenographer, Accountant cum Typists.

Eligibility Criteria:

    The Aspirant must be a degree holder from a recognized Institution/University. He/she must be a well versed typist in their regional language.

Selection Procedure:

     The two levels of Examination are,

  • Written Examination
  • Viva Voice

Exam Pattern:

     The Written examination includes two papers with a time duration of 150 minutes. The shortlisted candidate are selected for the next level of test that is viva voice.

How to Apply

  • The Candidate must log into the official website of Karnataka Public Service Commission
  • A Candidate must log into the New Registration to get a Registration Id and password
  • The aspirant must have a scanned copy of recent image, signature for uploading into the application form
  • Using the Registration Id and password, the candidate can log on to fill the form
  • Fill all the mandatory details
  • After filling the application go through it to check whether there are any mistakes in the form, if their exists edit the application form
  • Later after the completion, mode of payment process is been done based on the applicant
  • Take the printout of the form for future reference.


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