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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    KPSC Assistant Controller
  • Exam Frequency
    Once in a year
  • Official Website
    http://www.kpsc.kar.nic.in/
  • Exam Dates
    The first week of April 2022
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    The last week of January 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    The first week of February 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    The second week of March 2022
  • Display of Answer Key
    The second week of April 2022
  • Declaration of Result
    The last week of April 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

As the official notification regarding the minimum eligibility criteria is yet to be released, candidates can get an idea about the eligibility from the last year’s data.

To apply for the post of KPSC Assistant Controller, candidates are required to fulfil the basic eligibility criteria. A tabular representation regarding the eligibility criteria is given below.

Age Criteria Academic Qualification Subjects
  • The upper age limit must be 35 years
  • The lower age limit should be 21 years
Applicants must be completed Bachelors or Post Graduate Program M.Com/MBA(Finance)/MBA(Financial Management)/MBA/M.Com(International Business)/ MBA/M.Com(Finanacial Analysis)

KPSC Assistant Controller Age Rexations

Below table outlined category wise age relaxation for applicants.

Category Number of Years
SC/ST 05
OBC(Non-creamy layer) 03
PWBD General 10
SC/ST PWBD 15
OBC PWBD(Non-creamy layer) 13

KPSC Assistant Controller Overall Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates are required to check some other important eligibility norms that are mentioned in the table below:

Particulars Details
Nationality Indian
Domicile Karnataka
Language Applicants must know the Kannada Language
Important Points Candidates must clear both the written test and the interview round
Exam Pattern

Based on the written exam and the personal interview round, KPSC Assistant Controller Recruitment 2022 process will be concluded. As per KPSC Exam Pattern 2022, the question paper for the preliminary exam will be divided into two-part - Paper-I and Paper-II.

And for the main exam, the question paper will be divided into 8 sections. Before appearing in APSC 2022, candidates must have knowledge of the exam pattern.

KPSC Assistant Controller Recruitment 2022 - Prelims Exam Pattern

In the below table, the exam pattern for the prelims exam for KPSC Assistant Controller Recruitment 2022 is given.

Paper Paper 1 Paper 2
Mode of Exam Online Online
Number of Sections 1 1
Sections for Prelims General Studies Commerce and Management
Questions in each question 75 questions in General Studies 150 questions in Commerce and Management
Duration of the Examination 2 hours 2 hours
Type of Questions Objective-based or (MCQ) Multiple Choice Questions Objective-based or (MCQ) Multiple Choice Questions
Maximum number of marks 150 300
Marking Scheme
  • 2 marks each for the correct answer
  • 0.25 mark will be deducted as negative marking for each incorrect answer marked
  • 2 marks each for a correct answer
  • 0.25 mark will be deducted as negative marking for each incorrect answer marked
Language of Paper English English

KPSC Assistant Controller Mains Exam Pattern

The below table shows the exam pattern for the main exam of the KPSC Assistant Controller Recruitment 2022 process.

Paper Paper I and II Paper-III, IV, V, VI, VII & VIII
Mode of Exam Online Online
Number of Sections 2 10
Questions in each question 75 questions in Each paper 150 questions in each paper
Duration of the Examination 3 hours 3 hours
Type of Questions Objective-based or (MCQ) Multiple Choice Questions Objective-based or (MCQ) Multiple Choice Questions
Maximum number of marks 150 for each paper 300 for each paper
Marking Scheme 2 mark each for the correct answer 0.25 mark will be deducted as negative marking for each incorrect answer marked 2 mark each for a correct answer 0.25 mark will be deducted as negative marking for each incorrect answer marked
Language of Paper English English

KPSC Assistant Controller Mains Topics

In the below table, paper wise subjects for the mains exam are mentioned.

Paper Subject
Paper I Kannada
Paper-II English
Paper III & Paper IV General Studies
Paper V Financial Accounting. Management & Analysis
Paper VI Principles of Management. Organization Behavior, Training & Development
Paper VII Corporate Finance, Business Economic & Taxation
Paper VIII Principles and Practice of Auditing, Computer Concepts & e-Commerce.
Syllabus

The syllabus for KPSC Assistant Controller Recruitment 2022 process will be released for both prelims and mains exam. To secure a high score in the exam, candidates should be well versed with the syllabus. In the below section, the syllabus for prelims and mains exam is given.

KPSC Syllabus 2022 for Prelims - Paper I and Paper II

In KPSC 2022 for the preliminary exam, all the questions will be framed from two sections. Section-wise topics are tabulated below.

Papers Topics
Paper I - General Studies
  • World Geography
  • Indian Polity and Economics
  • General Science
  • Current events of State
  • National importance
  • Indian History
  • Indian National Movement
Paper-II - Commerce and Management
  • Consumer experience and Analysis
  • Derivatives market
  • Microfinance
  • Fundamentals of the economy
  • Accounting and Management controlling system
  • Organizational working
  • Relational impact on organizations

Details on KPSC Syllabus 2022 for Paper II

In the below table, a list of topics under two sections of the second paper i.e Commerce and Management are listed.

Sections Topics
Accounting, Auditing and Taxation
  • Valuation of shares and goodwill
  • Nature and functions of Cost-Accounting
  • Job costing
  • Accounting as a financial information System
  • Impact of behavioural sciences
  • Methods of accounting of changing price levels
  • Accounting- Advanced problems of Company Accounts
  • Amalgamation absorption
  • Accounting of holding Companies
  • Property control, legal and management Important provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961
  • Definition-Change of Income Tax Exemption
  • Simple problems on the computation of Income
  • Determination of assessable income
  • Reconciliation of cost and financial accounts
  • Profit relationship
  • Algebraic formula
  • Techniques of cost control
  • Budgetary control
  • Standard costing
  • Responsibility accounting
  • Significance of the asset function
  • Fixed, wasting and current assets
  • Verification of liabilities
  • Audit of limited companies
  • Report of Auditor
  • Special points in the audit of banking organizations
Business, Finance and Financial Institution
  • Concept of Financial Management
  • Financial goals of corporations
  • Capital budgeting and cash flow approaches
  • Designing an optimal capital structure
  • The weighted average cost of capital
  • Sources of raising short-term
  • Role of public
  • Guidelines regarding debt-equity ratios
  • Determinants of an optimal dividend policy
  • Optimizing models of James Walter
  • Forms of dividend payment
  • Structure of working capital
  • Cash flow approach of forecasting working capital needs
  • Profiles of working capital in Indian Industries
  • Credit Management and credit policy
  • Consideration of tax in relation to financial planning
  • Achievements and failures of nationalized Regional Rural Banks
  • Recommendations of Tandon study group on following bank credit
  • An Assessment of the monetary
  • Constituents of the Indian Capital Market
  • Functions and working of All India term financial institutions
  • Investment policies of the Life Insurance Corporation of India
  • The present state of the stock exchange
  • Provision of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

KPSC Syllabus 2022 for Mains

There are a total of eight papers in the KPSC Mains Exam 2022. As per KPSC Syllabus 2022, two languages - Kannada and English will be there in the first and the second paper. Paper III & Paper IV contains General Studies whereas Paper V comprises Financial Accounting. Management & Analysis.

On the other hand, Paper VI covers Principles of Management, Organization Behavior, Training & Development. And Paper VII consist of Corporate Finance, Business Economic & Taxation. Moreover, Paper VIII contains Principles and Practice of Auditing, Computer Concepts & e-Commerce. In the below table, section-wise topics are given.

Section Topics
Paper-I - Kannada
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension of given passages
  • Usage
  • Precise writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Short essay
  • Translation from English to Kannada
Paper-II - English
  • Communication Skills
  • Comprehension
  • Precise Writing
  • Usage
  • Vocabulary
  • Short Essay
Paper-III - General Studies
  • Modern History of India and Indian culture along with the History and Culture of Karnataka
  • Current events of state
Paper-IV - General Studies
  • Indian Economy and Geography of India along with Karnataka Economy and India
  • Indian Polity (Karnataka State as reference)
  • The role and impact of Science and Technology in the development of Karnataka and India.
Paper-V - Financial Accounting
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Accounting Theory and Practice.
  • Financial Management and Analysis.
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Financial Strategies
Paper-VI - Principles of Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Management Concepts and Theories
  • Human Resources Management
  • Training & Development
  • Organization and Behavior
  • Inventory Management and Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship Development & Project Management
Paper-VII - Corporate Finance
  • Business Law and Practice
  • Business Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Management
  • Advanced Business Taxation
Paper-VIII - Principals and Practice of Auditing
  • E-Commerce
  • Management Information Systems
  • Principles and Practice of Auditing
  • Computer Fundamental Concepts

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