(Syllabus) Karnataka PSC: Syllabus For Ashrama School Teachers Post

Karnataka Public Service Commission

Syllabus For Teachers Post

Syllabus for Ashrama School Teachers in the Department of Backward Classes welfare
(Specific paper)

Social Science


  • Mediaval India, Religious & Social reform movements, Delhi sultans, Bhakthi movement, Vijayanagar empire, Bahamani Sulthans, Great mughals, Marathas, Renaissance, Reformation, Geographical discoveries, foreign invasion, Rise of English, Mysore sulthans, Wodeyars of Mysore, First war of Independence, National movement-Gandhian Era & partition & Independence, Geographical featureds on history, Pre-historic period, Ancient civilizations, Vedic age, Birth of new religions, Mauryans, Kushans, Gupthas, Vardhana dynasty, Southern dynasties, Rise of Christianity & Islam, Mediaval Europe, Rajputs, Rise of Revolutions & equality, Constitution development in India, Modern world – First & Second World war, Contemporary world.


  • Social & Economic development, Man as a citizen, Democracy, Local Self government, Democracy at work in India, Government at state level, Government at the centre, Defence of the country, Challenges and Problems of India, India and the world, World Problems and India’s policy, Constitution of India.


  • Physical Geography, Enviroment, Layers of the Earth, Resources, Natural Regions of the earth, World Climate, World Natural Vegetation, Human occupations, Human interaction with environment, India & Asia, Africa, North America, South America Australia, Europe & Antartica, Physical divisions, Climate, Natural vegetation and animal life, Resources, Agriculture, Meneral and power resources, Industrial Development, Transport and Communication, Layers of atmosphere, Universe.


  • Economics – Meaning and Definition, Basic concepts, National Income, Forms of Economic system, Institutional Set up, Infrastructure of Indian Economy, India – Agriculture development, Relation between Agriculture and Industry, Trade-Domestic and Foreign Trade of India, State and Economic development.


  • Pronunciation, Spelling, parts of Speech, Time and Tense, Modals, Prepositions, Articles, Phrasal Verbs, Reported Speech, Agreement, Grammar and Usage, Functional English, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Prefixes and Suffixes, Error Detection, Comprehension, Cloze, Shutting Sentence Parts, Shuffling sentences in Paragraphs, Testing and Evaluation, Methods/Techniques, ELT Terms.

General Science


  • Magnetism, electricity, Dynamics, Heat, Light, Sound, Electromagnetic Radiation, Energy, Electronics, Radioactivity, Universe, Rockets and Artificial Satellites.


  • Nature of matter, Metals and Non- metals, Water, Hydrocarbons, Acids, Bases and Salts Synthetic Materials.


  • Living World, Cytology, Micro Organisms, Life Processes, Food Production & Management, Environmental Science, Evoluation of Life, Introduction to Genetics, Biotechnology.


1. Numbers and Numerals-Number systems, Number sets, Basic operations, Properties, Square numbers and Square roots, Cube numbers, and cube roots, Irrational numbers, Sets Matrices,
2. Mathematics in day today activities,
3. Statistics,
4. Permutations and Combinations,
5. Modular arithmetic
6. Algebra-Basic concepts, operations and properties, Exponents, Factors and Factorisation Surds
7. Equations-Linear and Quadratic equations,
8. Geometry-Basic Concepts, Axioms and postulates, Theorems,
9. Triangles, Circles, Quadrilaterals and polygons – definitions, properties and theorems
10. Mensuraton
11. Polyhedra and Network.

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