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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    KPSC Assistant Surgeon Written Test
  • Exam Duration
    Three hours 30 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once in a year
  • Official Website
  • Exam Dates
    To be announced
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    January 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    January 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To be announced
  • Display of Answer Key
    To be announced
  • Declaration of Result
    To be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

Candidates willing to apply for Assistant Surgeon must have to meet the eligibility criteria as mentioned by the Karnataka Public Service Commission. Every year the same eligibility criteria are followed for the recruitment. Not many changes are done.

Only the candidates who can fill the eligibility criteria will have the chance to appear for the written examination followed by other phases. The eligibility criteria have two components:

KPSC Assistant Surgeon Educational Qualifications

The candidates must have an MBBS degree from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

KPSC Assistant Surgeon Age Limit

Depending on the category, the candidates are allocated with a maximum age limit. So the applicants only within the limited age can apply for the examination.

Category Age limit
General 35 years
OBC 38 years
SC/ST 40 years
Exam Pattern

The candidates are selected based on merit. The stages involved in the selection process of Assistant Surgeon are as follows:

  • Conduction of Written Test for all the applicants.
  • Based on the performance in the written test the candidates are further shortlisted for an Interview.
  • The candidates who also qualify in the interview are further shortlisted for documents verification.

Documents required for KPSC Assistant Surgeon Exam

  1. Aadhar Card
  2. MBBS degree
  3. School Level mark sheets
  4. Medical Fitness Certificate
  5. Age Certificate
  6. Transfer Certificate (If applicable)
  7. Caste Certificate (If applicable)
  8. No Objection Certificate (If applicable)
  • Selected candidates can choose their preferences for the area of work.
  • Once all the phases are completed and everything is correct regarding the requirements the candidates are finalized.

KPSC Assistant Surgeon Paper I of the written test is a General paper where questions are asked from general topics such as Current affairs, English, General Knowledge, Sports, etc., Paper-II of the written test is a Specific paper where questions are asked from Professional subjects.

The test is conducted to check the mental ability, technical, practical, and capability skills of the candidates. The syllabus included for the exam is as follows:

  • General knowledge
  • Series
  • Current affairs
  • General Science
  • Anatomy
  • General aptitude
  • Microbiology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Medicine and its Allied specialities
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Orthopedics

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