KARNATAKA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Article 320(1) of the Constitution, it is the duty of the State Public Service
conduct Examinations and Recruitment for appointments to the
services of the State.
Discharging the aforesaid function is the Constitutional obligation of
the State Service Commission.
Under Clause 3 of Article 320, the Commission should
be consulted by the Government on matters
described in clause (3) B
to (e) of the Constitution.
In exercise of the powers
conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution of India, the
Governor of Karnataka has made the following rules/regulations for making
selections to various
categories of posts in the State Civil Services on the
Competitive Examination and Personality test.
Only by Interview
Only by Competitive Examination
following Rules/ Regulations framed by the State Government are being followed
by the KPSC while recruiting candidates to various categories of posts and
(1) The Karnataka
Civil Services (General Recruitment) Rules 1977.
The Karnataka Recruitment of Gazetted Probationers (Appointment by
Competitive Examination) Rules , 1997.
The Karnataka Public Works Engineering Department Services
(Recruitment of Assistant Executive
Engineers Division-I by Competitive Examination) Rules
1973 and the Karnataka Recruitment of Assistant Executive Engineers-
Division-I (Special ) Rules, 1979.
The Karnataka Education Department
Services (Department of Public Instruction)
(Recruitment) Rules, 1967.
The Karnataka State Civil Services
(Direct Recruitment by Selection)
The Karnataka Civil Services (Recruitment
to the Ministerial Post)