Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC)
Karnataka Public Service Commission Examination 2012
The Public Service Commission was constituted under the provisions of the Constitution of India on 18-05-1951. In accordance with the provisions of clause 14 of the Public Service Commission Regulations 1950, the staff of the Public Service Commissioner as it stood on 18-05-1951, was continued as the nucleus of the staff of the Public Service Commission.
The Office of the Central Recruitment Board which was a part of Mysore (Now Karnataka) Government Secretariat followed the Government Secretariat Manual, for office procedures. This was continued even in the office of the Public Service Commissioner and later in the office of the Public Service Commission with necessary notifications to carry out recruitment and conduct of Competitive Examinations, Departmental Examinations etc.,
The Commission conducts the Service/Departmental Examinations prescribed for officials and officers working in various Departments of Government as well as in the local bodies, autonomous bodies, Universities, etc., twice a year as per the relevant rules, issued from time to time in this regard and under Karnataka Public Service Commission (Conduct of Service Examination) Rules, 1965.
The Departmental Examinations are conducted twice a year. Most of the examinations are conducted in all the District Head Quarters except a few, which are held at Bangalore. The State Government employees working in New Delhi and All India Service Probationers are allowed to appear at Karnataka Bhavan, New Delhi and at Lalbahadur Shastri Academy of Mussorie.
The Commission conducts the service examinations in accordance with such syllabus specified in any general or special orders of the Government. The time and date of holding the examination is determined by the Commission.
The Commission publishes a notification two months prior to the date of holding examination calling for applications. A newsitem, indicating the publication of result, date of next examination, the last date to submit the applications and such other particulars are also published in two major daily news papers having wide circulation in the State.
Only for 11 subjects the examinations are conducted in conventional type with the system of central valuation. In respect of other 62 subjects, examinations are in objective multiple choice type.
The result of every examination specifying the register numbers of the candidates successful in the examination will be published by the Commission in Karnataka Gazette, and notice Board of Head Office at Bangalore and Regional Offices, of the Commission at Belgaum, Gulbarga, Mysore and Shimoga, DIET/DDPI’s offices in all the Districts and in the commission’s website viz., http://kpsc.kar.nic.in. A certificate under the signature of the Secretary and Controller of Departmental Examination will be issued to the successful candidates.
No separate marks statement will be issued to any candidate as the marks will be published in the Commission’s Web Site along with the result.
PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED FOR A DUPLICATE CERTIFICATE/S OF DEPARTMENTAL EXAMINATIONS.
I. An application for obtaining duplicate certificate/s should be submitted along with the following documents:
a. An affidavit indicating the reason/s for applying for the same (with particulars of the Reg. No/s, session, subject/s, Exam center/dist. etc)
b. A fee of Rs. 100/- for each subject in the form Indian Postal Order (IPO) or Demand Draft (DD) obtained in the name of the Secretary, Karnataka Public Service Commission, Bangalore-560001.
II. If the candidate furnishes all the details required for the verification of results; the duplicate certificate will be issued within 15 days from the date of receipt of representation in the office of the Commission.
RETOTALLING OF MARKS:
A candiate who has failed in any subject may apply for retotalling of marks within 30 days of publication of results, by paying a sum of Rs. 100/- as deposit for each subject.
Where result if altered consequent upon retotalling of marks, fee will not be returned. The decision of the Commission in this regard will be final.
It is to be noted that the request for revaluation of the answer scripts will not be entertained under any circumstances. Marks cards will not be issued since the marks will be published in the website along with result.
Candidates are informed to download the Admission Tickets through Commission’s website well before the commencement of Examination. The Admission Tickets will not be sent by the Commission separately to candidates.
Candidates are advised to preserve the Admission Ticket for future reference, since duplicate of the same will not be provided later.
N.B:- Any correspondence pertaining to the Departmental Examinations should be addressed to the Secretary & Controller, Departmental Examinations, Karnataka Public Service Commission, Bangalore and should contain the relevant particulars of the examinations such as correct name & address of the Candidate, Register no., Session, Subject/s, Centre/ District, Fees, in the form of Demand Draft/Indian Postal Order payable to The Secretary, Karnataka Public Service Commission, Bangalore-560001.
This section mainly deals with matters pertaining to disciplinary cases where Commission’s opinion under KCS(CCA) Rules, 1957, Rule 214 of the KCSRs and Promotion from one class of service to another in state civil services under the KCS(Regulation of Pay, Promotion and Pension) Act,1973 is sought by the State Government under the KPSC(Consultation) Regulations, 2000.
To facilitate expeditious disposal of proposals involving disciplinary and promotional cases, concerned departments of Government are required to furnish documents / information in the check list as prescribed in the Government Circular dated 27th August 1999(Please see Annexure- A).
The other items of work carried out in this section are:-
1. Preparation of Annual Report of the Commission,
2. Furnishing information for Half Yearly News letter published by the UPSC;
3. Correspondence with other State PSCs and Organisations on matters of mutual interest;
PERSONNEL AND ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS SECRETARIAT
Holding of Competitive Examinations:
(1) (a) A combined Competitive examination for recruitment to one or more of the services or groups of posts mentioned in Schedule-I shall be held every year, subject to availability of vacancies, in the manner set out in Schedule-II.
(b) Government may, by order, amend Schedule-II for making any addition, alteration or deletion of any subject or syllabus of a subject.
(2) The Commission shall invite applications in the prescribed form for the competitive examination from the intending eligible candidates.
(3) The candidates who apply for the competitive examinations shall clearly indicate in their application forms the services or posts for which they wish to be considered for appointment in the order of preference. They shall not be considered for such of the service or posts which are not preferred by them.
Every candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and not attained the age of 35 years as on the last date specified for receipt of application or on such other date as may be specified by the Government.
Provided that the upper age limit shall be relaxed by five years in respect of a candidate who belongs to Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes or category-I of other Backward classes and by three years in respect of a candidate who belongs to other categories of Backward classes.
Provided further that the upper age limit shall be relaxed in the case of a candidate who is a ex-serviceman, by the number of years of service rendered by him in the Armed forces of the Union.
“Provided also that the upper age limit shall be relaxed by ten years in the case of candidate who is Physically Handicapped or Widow”.
Attempts at the Examination: Every candidate appearing for the examination, who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted for any number of attempts in case of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes, not more than 7 attempts in case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes and not more than 5 attempts in case of other candidates subject to the age limit prescribed. Appearance of the candidate at the preliminary examination shall be deemed to be an attempt irrespective of disqualification or cancellation, as the case may be of his candidature.
Academic Qualification and Physical Standards: (1) No candidate shall be eligible for recruitment under these rules unless he Possesses Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree awarded by a University established Law in India are Possesses an equivalent qualification.
Provided that, candidates who have appeared for an examination, passing of which would render them educationally qualified for preliminary examination conducted by the Commission, but the results of which have not been declared, are also eligible for admission to such preliminary examination.
All candidates who are declared qualfied by the Commission for taking the Gazetted Probations (Main) Examination shall be required to produce proof of passing the requisite examination along with their application of the Main examination failing which such candidates shall not be admitted to the Main examination.
DIRECT RECRUITMENT BY SELECTION
The Karnataka State Civil Services(Direct Recruitment by
Competitive Examination and Selections)(General) Rules, 2006
The provisions of these rules apply to all posts in Group-A Group-B, Group-C and Group-D which are to be filled by direct recruitment for which no special or general rules have been made prescribing method for such direct recruitment.
Recruitment under these rules are made on the basis of marks secured in the qualifying examinations and interview for Technical Posts and on the basis of marks secured in the Competitive Examinations and interview for Non-Technicalposts.The Competitive Examinations will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice.
On receipt of the requisition from the Government/Department, Commission scrutinizes the proposals of the Government/Department with reference to the Cadre and Recruitment Rules of the Department, which govern the recruitment to such posts and also for satisfying the classification of vacancies reserved for SCs, STs and other Backward Classes.
The Commission openly advertises by a notification in the Karnataka Gazette and in the widely circulated news papers specifying the conditions of eligibility, nature of competition, provisional number of vacancies to be filled, reservation in favour of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other backward classes and all other relevant particulars.
As per these rules, to qualify for the interview, candidates have to first qualify in the Compulsory Kannada Language Examination conducted by the Commission. However candidates who have passed the SSLC examination or any examination declared as equivalent thereto by the State Government or any examination higher than the SSLC examination in which Kannada is the main language or the second language or an optional subject(but not one of the subjects in a composite paper) or if they have studied and passed in Kannada medium, or have passed the Kannada language test conducted by the Commission earlier. in accordance with these rules are exempted from passing the Compulsory Kannada Language Examination.
KPSC 2012 Notifications:
DEPARTMENT EXAMINATION 2012 II-SESSION (INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES)
1750 POSTS OF SECOND DIVISION ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND PANCHAYATRAJ)
04 POSTS OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY IN KIADB (REVISED)
RECRUITMENT OF GROUP D POSTS IN THE OFFICE OF KPSC (REVISED)
REG WITHDRAWAL OF 3 POSTS OF ASST. CONTROLLER OF LEGAL METROLOGY DEPT
REG, WITHDRAWAL OF POST B E O
CORRIGENDUM NOTIFICATION REG 20 POSTS OF DIST. EDUCATIONAL OFFICER
RECRUITMENT OF GROUP D POSTS IN THE OFFICE OF KPSC
ASST SECRETARY K I A D B
AMENDMENT OF KARNATAKA RECRUITMENT OF GAZETTED PROBATIONERS EXAMINATION RULES
NON TECHNICAL POSTS
PANCHAYATH DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
FIRST DIVISION ASSISTANT/SECOND DIVISION ASSISTANT
ASSISTANT CONSERVATOR OF FORESTS
EXCISE SUB INSPECTOR/EXCISE GUARD
GAZETTED PROBATIONERS MAIN EXAMINATION
COMPULSORY KANNADA LANGUAGE EXAMINATION
Karnataka Public Service Commission,
Bangalore – 560 001.
Phone: 080 - 30574957
Fax: 080 - 22266481