Karnataka Public Service Commission
Syllabus For Civil Service Examination
- National Economic Accounting:
National Income Analysis, generation and Distribution of Income and related
aggregation, Gross National Product, Net National Product, Gross Domestic
Producet and Not Domestic Product (at Market Prices and Factor Costs) : at
constant and Current prices.
- Price Theory: Law of Demand; Utility
analysis and indiffence curve techniques;consumer equilibrium, cost curves
and their relationships; equilibrium of a firm
under different market structures; pricing of factors and production.
- Money & Banking: Definition and
functions of money (Ml,M2, M3) Credit creation; Credit sources, costs and
availability, theories of the Demand for money.
- International Trade : The theory of
comparative costs; Ricardian. and Hockscher - Ohlim; the balance of payments
and the adjustment mechanism. Trade Theory and economic growth and
Part - II
- Economic Growth And Development :
Meaning and measurement characteristics of under development; rate and
pattern, Modern Economic Growth; sources of growth distribution and growth;
problems of growth of developing economics.
Part - III
- Indian Economy: India’s economy
since independence; trends in population growth since 1951; Population and
poverty; general trends in National Income and related aggregates; Planning
in India; objectives, strategy and rate and pattern of growth; problems of
industrialization strategy; Agricultural growth since independence with
special reference to food grains; unemployment; nature of the problem and
possible solutions. Public Finance and Economic Policy.
- Karnataka Economy
Characteristics of Karnataka : Physical features and
climate-Natural Resources - Flora and Fauna-size and population major
- Development of Agriculture And Allied
Activities: Irrigation potential- Land Reforms - Agricultural
pricing, finances and marketing - State Poverty alleviation programmes -
Jawahar Rozgar Yojana etc., Housing Forestry - Fisheries Development -
Export Potentiality - Appropriate technology - Industrial Development-Growth
of Industries Cotton Textiles - Cement - Silk - Gold Mining - paper - Sugar
etc., New Industrial- Policy - Critical appraisal Industry - Vs. Environment
- Industrial estates- - Banks and Industrial Development - GlobaIisation and
emergine economic scenario in Karnataka - Small Scale Industries.
- Planning: The planning processes -
State Planning Board - District level planning - Five year Plans Objectives
and Strategies - Evaluation of Plans -Employment Generation Schemes.
- State Budgets: Objectives - Finances
for Local Bodies - Octroi - Entry Tax - Entertainment Tax - Resource
Mobilisation - Salesation Sales Tax - Excise Duties - Profession Tax - Value
added Tax -Decentralisation of Economic power - Panchayat Raj - Three Tier
System - Strengths and weaknesses -Finance per Panchayat Raj -
Recommendations of Dr. Honnavar Committee - State Finance Commission -
Infrastructure - Transportation - roads (KSRTC) - Railways - Air Transport -
Ports - Post and Telecommunications - Electricity (KEB)