To apply successfully for the KPSC Insurance Medical Officer exam, candidates must meet the following basic eligibility requirements.
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|
|SC / ST||40 Years|
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.
Candidates applying must be a citizen of India with the domicile of Karnataka.
As long as candidates meet all the eligibility requirements, they are eligible to apply for the exam.
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:
|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|
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.
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.
The paper-I consists of questions on general topics. The time slot given for the general paper is 1 hour and 15 minutes.
|Paper I (General Paper)||
Paper-II consists of questions on specific professional topics. The time slot given for the specific paper is 2 hours.
|Paper-II (Specific Paper)||Medicine and Its Allied Specialties
Surgery and Its Allied Specialties
Otorhinolaryngology Ophthalmology Obstetrics and Gynaecology Community Medicine