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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    KPSC Staff Nurse Recruitment
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline (OMR Sheet)
  • Exam Duration
    2 Hours
  • Official Website
    kpsc.kar.nic.in
  • No. of Papers
    3 Papers
  • Total Marks
    300 Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
    300 Questions
  • Medium of the exam
    English & Kannada
  • Marking Scheme
    Every wrong answer would be penalized with a deduction of 1/4th of the mark which has been assigned for the question for the first set of the question paper. The second set of papers comprises 100 questions, and each correct answer carries two marks, and there are no negative marks in it.
  • Exam Dates
    Not yet released
Eligibilty Criteria

Candidates applying for the KPSC Staff Nurse Exam should be eligible as per the criteria set by KPSC for the year 2022. The criteria are mentioned below-

Citizenship - Aspiring candidate must be a citizen of India, it means he/she should hold the citizenship of India,

Domicile - Candidates having domicile of Karnataka. Only the candidates from Karnataka state can apply for the post under KPSC,

Experience - Candidates should have experience in the nursing background.

Educational Qualifications - Candidates are required to hold a 3 Year/ 4 Year Graduation Degree in B.SC./Diploma in the Karnataka nursing council.

KPSC Staff Nurse Eligibility: Age Limit and Relaxation

The candidates must be above 18 years of age. The upper age limit is different for each category which is given in the following table:

Category Upper Age Limit
General 40 Years
OBC- 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B 43 Years
SC/ ST 45 Years
PWD 50 Years
Exam Pattern

The KPSC Staff Nurse exam pattern is set by KPSC. All the details will be available on the official website of KPSC. Candidates must check the details on the official website. The KPSC Staff Nurse written exam consists of 300 MCQs.

There will be three sets of papers. Each paper comprises 100 questions. The medium of the question paper would be in English and Kannada. The total duration of each paper is two hours, and the total marks are 200 for each paper. They conduct the exam offline through OMR answer sheets.

All the answers should be marked on that sheet only. Each question would have four options. The candidate has to choose from those. Every wrong answer would be penalized with a deduction of 1/4th of the mark which has been assigned for the question for the first set of the question paper. The second set of papers comprises 100 questions, and each correct answer carries two marks, and there are no negative marks in it.

The candidate has to check that the question paper version code which would be mentioned on the question paper is the same as the version code mentioned on the OMR sheet.

Particulars Details
Exam Mode Offline (OMR Sheet)
Duration 2 hours
Number of Papers 3 Papers
Total Marks 300 Marks
Number of questions 300 Questions
Negative Marks - ¼ Marks

The candidate has to clear a language examination along with the above-mentioned papers.

If there is any discrepancy in it, the candidate has to inform the supervisor.

Syllabus

KPSC will soon release the syllabus for the Exam for Staff Nurse on its official website. The candidates appearing for the exam should know about the syllabus, as it aids in the preparation for the examination.

To ace the KPSC Staff Nurse examination 2022, a candidate needs to study:

Papers Topics
Paper 1 (General Paper)
  • Geography.
  • Social and Cultural History of Karnataka.
  • Also, The role of Science and Technology for the efficient administration of Karnataka.
  • Indian Constitution and Public Administration.
  • Practical Knowledge
  • Mental Ability.
  • Social changes and Land Reforms in Karnataka after Independence
  • Topics Relating to Current Events.
  • General Sciences.
  • Karnataka’s Economy – its strength and weakness & present status.
  • History of India.
  • Environmental problems and the Development issues of Karnataka.
  • Rural Development, Panchayat Raj Institutions, and Rural Cooperative
  • Social Sciences.
  • Indian Society and its Dynamics.
Paper 2 (Nursing Subjects)
  • Physiology and Anatomy
  • Microbiology
  • First Aid
  • Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Health Education and Communication Skills
  • Community Health Nursing- I
  • Community Health Nursing- II
  • Sociology
  • English
  • Nutrition
  • Environmental Hygiene
  • Psychiatric Nursing and Mental Health
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing- I
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing- II
  • Computers in Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Gynecological Nursing
  • Midwifery and Gynecological Nursing
  • Educational Methods & Media for Teaching in Practice of Nursing
  • Administration and Ward Management.

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