The state of Karnataka is located in the south-western region of India. Karnataka was formerly known as Mysore state, and it was formed on 1 November 1956, according to the States reorganization act. Later in 1973, it was renamed as Karnataka. Bengaluru is its capital and the largest city in the State. It is bordered by the Arabian Sea, Laccadive Sea, Goa, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. Its geographical area is 191,976 square kilometres which is about 5.83% of the total geographical area of the country making it as the seventh largest Indian state by area. The two river systems, namely Krishna and Kaveri makes most of the agricultural land in Karnataka suitable for irrigation. Further information about various official aspects of this state can be found on Drona website.
Karnataka consists of thirty districts with a population of more than 6.2 crores and is the eighth largest state by population. The density of population is around 320 persons per square kilometre, and the literacy rate is more than 75%. Kannada, the official language of the state, is one of the classical languages of India. The sex ratio of the state is 973 females per 1000 males. The state is home to some world-class premier educational and research institutes such as the Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru, Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad, the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, the Indian Institute of Management, and the National Law School. Karnataka’s private health sector provides one of the best specialty health care in the world.
The state government has a standard education system and even the primary education sector is strong. It had more than 54,529 primary schools and 9498 secondary schools with thousands of teaching staff and millions of pupils. Generally, in these schools, CBSE or ICSE or NIOS or the state syllabus (SSLC) is taught to the students as per the instructions given by the Department of Public Instructions of Karnataka government. The government has taken necessary steps to increase the attendance in schools by implementing several welfare programmes such as midday meal scheme. There are 481 degree colleges affiliated to one of the six universities present in the state, and there are 39 medical, 186 engineering, and 41 dental colleges.
Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) was formed on 18-05-1951 as per provisions given in the clause 14 of the Public Service Commission Regulations Act, 1950 of the Indian constitution. KPSC is responsible for the human resource allocation in various government sectors. It issues Notifications related to recruitments, examinations, and their schedules, results etc. The jobs in the Karnataka government sector are categorised into four groups viz. Group-A, Group-B, Group-C, and Group-D. The notifications are issued based on the number of vacancies in the departments. The commission commences recruitment drives by conducting competitive exams, interviews etc., to choose the best candidates for the services. The other important government job notifications are Karnataka Forest, Karnataka Postal Service, Karnataka Police, etc.
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