Kpsc Pdo Recruitment 2024 Apply Online [247 Vacancy Application]

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KPSC PDO Recruitment 2024 Apply Online

  • KPSC release notification for post of HK & RPC in RDPR department.
  • Applications for both posts open from 15 April- 15 May 2024 .
  • Indian citizens above 18 years and with a valid bachelor degree can apply online on official website and pay application fee.
  • KPSC Exam and admit card dates are yet to release by KPSC.

Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) release official notification for Panchayat Development Officer (HK & RPC) 2024. There are total 247 posts released under Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Government of Karnataka by Karnataka Gram Panchayat. There are 97 posts for Hyderabad-Karnataka and 150 seats for Residual Parent Cadre in RDPR department. Applications for KPSC PDO start from April 15 2024. Application is online mode on official website and last date to apply for KPSC PDP is 15 May 2024.

Candidates who are above 18 years old and hold a bachelor degree from a recognise university. Exam is offline mode comprising of a Kannada language exam, General knowledge exam, English and Computer Knowledge. Total duration of exam is 3 hours and 30 mins.

The eligible candidates can register themselves on official website and fill examination form. They pay exam form fee, upload documents and submit their application upto 15 may. The exam date is yet to be announced by KPSC.


Name KPSC PDO 2024
Body RDPR, Karnataka Gram Panchayat
Conducting authority Karnataka Public Services Commission (KPSC)
vacancies 247
Name of posts PDO (HK)


Salary Rs 37,900-Rs 70,850
Department Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department (RDPR)
Application mode online
Start date to apply for KPSC PDO 2024 15 April 2024
Last date to apply for KPSC PDO 2024 15 May 2024
Application fee Rs 600 (General)
Exam Mode offline
KPSC PDO exam date Yet to announce
Contact 080-3057 4957

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Official website
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What is KPSC PDO exam?

PDO exam is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority to fill positions in Gram panchayats across the state. The exam takes place every year.

Roles/Job profile of KPSC PDO

  • supervise and monitor the operation or functioning of Gram Panchayats and advise the elected representatives on decision-making processes and procedures at Gram Panchayat and Standing Committee Meetings.
  • Approve and implement gram panchayat level projects as quickly as possible.
  • Implement all central and state government level schemes on Gram Panchayat level.
  • Exercise all powers conferred to him by the Panchayati Raj Act.

Vacancy distribution for KPSC PDO posts 2024

Post Vacancies
Hyderabad-Kannada (HK) 97
Residual Parent Category (RPC) 150


Eligibility for KPSC PDO exam

  • Nationality– All Indian citizens are eligible for application to KPSC PDO 2024 posts.
  • Age– Candidates above 18 years of age and up to 35 years can apply for the job.
  • Educational Qualification– candidate needs to be fluent on Kannada so as to pass the Kannada language test. Moreover they need a bachelor degree from a UGC recognise college or university.

Application fee for KPSC PDO 2024

Category Amount (Rs)
General 600
Cat-2A/2B/3A/3B 300
Ex-Servicemen 50
Rest SC/ST/Cat-1/PwD Nil


Selection process for KPSC PDO posts 2024

There are mainly two steps in the selection process. 1st stage is Kannada Language proficiency test and then 2nd stage is Competitive exam. Finally interview takes place.

The marks of Language test and competitive exam are combine for final merit list preparation and cut-off. Further information about both exams are mention below.


Exam pattern for KPSC PDO 2024

Kannada Language Test
Sr. No Subject Marks
1 Kannada 150
  Passing marks 35%
Written exam pattern
Paper Subject Marks Duration
1 General Knowledge 100 1h 30m
2 General Kannada 35 2h
General English 35
Computer Knowledge 30
3 Total 200 3h 30m
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How to apply for KPSC PDO post 2024?

  1. OTR- candidates need to go to official website of KPSC udyog and do a One Time registration. After completing their registration they don’t need to upload their information again at the time of applying for post.
  2. Apply for KPSC PDO 2024– go to official website of ‘KPSC online’ or ‘KPSC udyog’ and log in. then select the name of posts i.e KPSC PDO application 2024.
  3. Fill details require in application form. Select the specific post for HK or RPC and enter your information.
  4. Upload the documents as asked in the form and in the necessary format.
  5. Pay KPSC PDO application fee according to your category and download a proof.
  6. Click on ‘submit’ and your KPSC PDO application is now successful. Download this application for future references. This same application number is required at the time of downloading admit card.

Syllabus for KPSC PDO exam 2024

Subject Topics
General Knowledge Current affairs

General Science subjects


Topics in the history of Indian society and its developments

History of India and Karnataka

Constitution of India and Public Administration.

Matters of practical knowledge and intellectual ability. (SSLC Level)

Topics in social and cultural history of Karnataka.

Matters of Land Reforms and Social Changes in Karnataka after Independence

Topics on Karnataka’s Economy: Its Strengths and Weakness Current Status,

Matters of Rural Development, Panchayat Raj Institutions and Rural Co-operative Societies.

Topics on role of science and technology for effective governance of Karnataka,

Matters relating to environmental issues and development of Karnataka.

Matters of mental capacity

General Kannada Kannada grammar





Power to understand and comprehend Kannada language and ability to discriminate between correct and incorrect usage

English English grammar





Power to understand and comprehend English language and ability to discriminate between correct and incorrect usage

Computer Knowledge Fundamentals of Computer System

Basics of Operating System

MS Office

Keyboard Shortcuts and their uses

Important Computer Terms and Abbreviations

Computer Networks

Cyber Security


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What is the role of PDO?

Panchayat Development Officers implement central and state schemes on Gramin level. They approve public works that will take place in their area. Advise upper authorities and devise plans for development of their Area. Ensure efficiency in administrative working of Gram panchayats.

How many vacancies are open for KPSC PDO this year (2024)?

In 2024 there are total 247 vacancies for PDO posts. In this 97 vacancies are for Hyderabad-Kannada Category and remaining 150 vacancies open for Residual Parent Cadre (RPC) category.

What is KPSC PDO salary?

The salary of KPSC PDO after selection stands between the range of Rs 37,900-Rs 70,850.

How to get selected for KPSC PDO?

There are 2 stages of KPSC PDO selection which includes two types of Tests. The first test is Kannada Language Proficiency Test (LPT). The second stage for KPSC PDO Selection is Competitive Exam. Final Merit list is prepared bases on cut off. The students who get their name on list get called for further formalities.

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