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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    KPSC Group A Recruitment
  • Exam Duration
    Prelims - 2 Hours Mains - 3 Hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Once in a year
  • Official Website
    http://www.kpsc.kar.nic.in/
  • Exam Dates
    The second week of October 2022
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    The last week of July 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    The second week of August 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    The first week of September 2022
  • Display of Answer Key
    The third week of October 2022
  • Declaration of Result
    The first week of November 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

To appear in KPSC Group A Exam 2022, candidates should meet the minimum eligibility criteria as prescribed by KPSC Recruitment Board. In the below table, the basic eligibility criteria for KPSC Group A 2022 are mentioned.

Nationality Age Limit Academic Qualification
The citizenship status of candidates must be Indian.
  • The minimum age limit of candidates should be 21 years
  • And the upper limit must be 35 years
  • Candidates must hold a graduation or post-graduation degree from a recognised university or institute.
  • Applicants who are in the final year of their Degree courses or PG program can also apply for the recruitment process.
Exam Pattern

KPSC Group A Exam 2022 contains two-part - preliminary exam and mains exam. The preliminary exam consists of two papers whereas the main exam contains eight papers. In the below table, KPSC Group A Exam Pattern for both prelims and mains are given.

Particulars Prelims Mains
Mode of Exam Offline Offline
Number of papers 2 8
Name of Sections
  • General Studies
  • Commerce and Management
  • Kannada
  • English
  • General Studies
  • Financial Accounting, Management & Analysis
  • Principles of Management & Analysis
  • Corporate Finance, Business Economic & Taxation
  • Principles and Practise of Auditing, Computer Concepts & e-commerce
Questions in each question
  • 150 questions in the first paper.
  • 300 questions in the second paper.
  • 150 questions in the paper of English and Kannada.
  • 300 questions in each paper except English and Kannada.
Duration of the Examination 2 hours in each paper 3 hours in each paper
Type of Questions Objective-based Objective-based
Maximum number of marks 450 in total Total 150 marks in each language paper 300 marks in total in each paper.
Marking Scheme 1 mark each for the correct answer 0.25 mark for incorrect answer marked 1 mark each for a correct answer 0.25 mark for incorrect answer marked
Language of Paper English and Kannada English and Kannada

KPSC Group A 2022 - Prelims Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme

The table below outlines the duration and marking scheme of each paper for KPSC Group A Prelims Exam 2022.

Paper Subjects Marks Duration
Paper-I General Studies 150 2 Hours
Paper-II Commerce & Management 300 2 Hours
Total 450 2 Hours 2 Hours

KPSC Group A 2022 - Mains Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme

The duration and marking scheme of each paper for KPSC Group A Mains Exam 2022 are tabulated below.

Paper Subject Marks Duration
Paper I Kannada 150 Marks 3 Hours
Paper-II English 150 Marks 3 Hours
Paper III & IV General Studies 300 Marks 3 Hours
Paper V Financial Accounting, Management & Analysis 300 Marks 3 Hours
Paper VI Principles of Management & Analysis 300 Marks 3 Hours
Paper VII Corporate Finance, Business Economic & Taxation 300 Marks 3 Hours
Paper VIII Principles and Practise of Auditing, Computer Concepts & e-commerce 300 Marks 3 Hours
Syllabus

One of the most important parts of the preparation process of KPSC Group A Exam 2022 is the syllabus. To ace the exam, candidates need to be familiar with the exam pattern as well as the syllabus. In the below section, KPSC Group A Syllabus 2022 for both preliminary and main examinations are mentioned.

KPSC Group A Syllabus 2022 for Prelims Exam

Subjects and topic wise KPSC Group A Syllabus 2022 for preliminary examination are given below in a table.

KPSC Group A Syllabus 2022 for Paper I and Paper II

The below table shows subject wise topics of KPSC Group A Syllabus 2022 for the preliminary exam.

Sections Subjects Topics
Paper-I General Studies
  • Inventions in the World
  • Sports
  • Basic Computer
  • Indian History
  • Indian Economy
  • Famous Days & Dates
  • Famous Books & Authors
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Indian Parliament
  • Indian Politics
  • Geography
  • Physics
  • Zoology
  • Environment
  • Indian Culture
Paper-II Commerce and Management
  • Concept and Scope of Financial Management
  • Rules of the thumb and Discount
  • Structure of working capital
  • Cash flow approach
  • Credit Management and credit policy
  • Advanced problems of Company Accounts
  • Nature and functions of Cost-Accounting

KPSC Group A Syllabus 2022 for Mains Exam

Subjects and topic wise KPSC Group A Syllabus 2022 for the main examination are tabulated below.

KPSC Group A Syllabus 2022 for Paper I and Paper II

In the below table, subject-wise topics of KPSC Group A Syllabus are listed.

Sections Subjects Topics
Paper-I Kannada
  • Communication Skills
  • Prose
  • Precis Writing
  • Translation of Sentences
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Poetry
  • Report Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension Passages
  • Grammar
Paper-II English
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Prepositions
  • Sentence Completion
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Spelling Test
  • Spotting Errors
  • Passage Completion
  • Substitution
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Transformation
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Para Completion
  • Joining Sentences
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Fill in the blanks
Paper III & IV General Studies
  • Modern History of India & Indian culture especially for Karnataka State
  • Current events of Karnataka
  • National and International importance
  • Statistical Analysis, Graph & Diagrams
  • Indian Polity - reference for the state of Karnataka
  • Indian Economy and Geography of India (reference of Karnataka Economy)
  • The role and impact of Science and Technology in the development of the state Karnataka and India
Paper V Financial Accounting, Management & Analysis
  • Accounting Theory and Practising
  • Financial Management and Analysis
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Financial Strategies
Paper VI Principles of Management & Analysis
  • Management Concepts and Theories
  • Human Resources Management
  • Training & Development
  • Organization & Behaviour
  • Marketing Management
  • Inventory Management and Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship Development & Project Management
Paper VII Corporate Finance, Business Economic & Taxation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Management
  • Business Law and Practise
  • Business Economics
  • Advanced Business Taxation
Paper VIII Principles and Practise of Auditing, Computer Concepts & e-commerce
  • Principles and Practise of Auditing
  • Computer Fundamental Concepts
  • E-Commerce
  • Management Information Systems

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