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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Recruitment
  • Exam Duration
    3 Hours 30 Minutes Paper I - 1 Hour 30 Minutes Paper II - 2 Hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Once in a year
  • Official Website
    http://www.kpsc.kar.nic.in/
  • Exam Dates
    Second or Third week of March 2022
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    January 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    January 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    March 2022
  • Display of Answer Key
    April 2022
  • Declaration of Result
    April 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

To apply successfully for the KPSC Insurance Medical Officer exam, candidates must meet the following basic eligibility requirements.

KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Age Limit

The minimum age to apply for the KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Recruitment 2020 exam is 18, with the upper age limit varying depending on the category. The following are the age relaxations for various categories:

Category Upper age limit
General 35 years
OBC 38 years
SC / ST 40 Years

KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Educational Qualifications

Aspirants applying for the KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Exam 2022 should possess an MBBS degree from a recognized college or university. In addition, the candidate must be a registered member of KMC or MCI. KMC stands for Karnataka Medical Council and MCI stands for Medical Council of India.

KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Eligibility: Nationality

Candidates applying must be a citizen of India with the domicile of Karnataka.

KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Eligibility: Number of Attempts

As long as candidates meet all the eligibility requirements, they are eligible to apply for the exam.

Exam Pattern

The KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Exam Pattern assists the applicant in gaining a precise understanding of the time allotted for each section of the exam paper. It also includes the marks allotted to them in each paper. It helps the candidate in enhancing their performance and completing each part in a timely manner. The exam pattern for KPSC Insurance Medical Officer 2022 is outlined in the table below:

KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Exam Pattern: For Written Exam

Paper Paper 1 Paper 2
Mode of Exam Online Online
Subject General Paper Specific Paper
Questions in each question 200 200
Duration of the Examination 90 minutes 120 minutes
Maximum number of questions 200 200
Type of Questions Objective Multiple Choice Objective Multiple Choice
Maximum number of marks 200 200
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

KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Exam Pattern: Personal Interview

Candidates who achieve more than the cut off marks in the written exam are shortlisted for a personal interview. The candidate's professional knowledge is tested during the personal interview. Candidates must showcase their knowledge and explain why they are the ideal candidate for this position.

Document Verification

Candidates who pass the personal interview must have their documentation verified to confirm their eligibility for the post. Candidates who are unable to provide all the required documents will be disqualified. Only those who can get all their documents validated will be able to apply for the job post.

Syllabus

KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Paper I Syllabus

The paper-I consists of questions on general topics. The time slot given for the general paper is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Paper Name Syllabus
Paper I (General Paper)
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology including BioPhysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Humanities and Community Medicines
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Forensic Medicine Including Toxicology
  • Community medicine

KPSC Insurance Medical Officer Paper II Syllabus

Paper-II consists of questions on specific professional topics. The time slot given for the specific paper is 2 hours.

Paper Name Syllabus
Paper-II (Specific Paper) Medicine and Its Allied Specialties

  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Dermatology and Sexually transmitted disease
  • Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases

Surgery and Its Allied Specialties

  • Surgery including Paediatric Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Radiodiagnosis and Radiotherapy

Otorhinolaryngology Ophthalmology Obstetrics and Gynaecology Community Medicine

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