Latest KPSC Assistant Controller Syllabus 2020 PDF Download – Get Exam Pattern & Date

Tendulkar | May 14, 2020


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KPSC Assistant Controller Syllabus 2020

The Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) has released the syllabus for the Assistant Controller Prelims Examination. The Prelims Examination is going to be conducted on 24th May 2020. Candidates should plan their preparation according to it. By following the syllabus, candidates can score good marks and perform well in the exam. Instead of searching here and their candidates get all the syllabus here. We have provided all the important topics in the following sections. Also, you can get the KPSC Assistant Recruitment Selection Process, Exam Pattern and Exam Date in the below sections.

Selection Procedure for KPSC Assistant Recruitment 2020

Candidates who have met the eligibility criteria can attend the Prelims Examination. Those who clear the prelims Test will be qualified to the Main Examination. Aspirants have to score minimum qualifying marks in the main examination to get selected for the interview

KPSC Assistant Controller Exam Date 2020

The KPSC Assistant Preliminary Examination is going to be conducted on 24th May 2020. Candidates should attend the exam with the important documents and certificates

KPSC Asst Controller Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates going to attend for the Mains and Prelims examination should know about the number of subjects and marks each topic carries. To help you in that we have provided all the details regarding exam pattern

Preliminary Exam


General Studies – 150 Marsk

Duration of Time – 2 Hours


Commerce & Management – 300 Marks

Duration of Time – 2 Hours

Main Examination

The KPSC Mains Examination contains eight papers with different subjects and marks. The total duration of time is 3 hours for each paper. you can get the detailed information about it in the below sections

  • Paper-I
    • Kannada – 150 Marks
  • Paper-II
    • English – 150 Marks
  • Paper III & IV
    • General Studies – 300 Marks
  • Paper-V
    • Financial Accounting. Management & Analysis – 300 Marks
  • Paper-VI
    • Principles of Management. Organization Behavior, Training & Development – 300 Marks
  • Paper-VII
    • Corporate Finance, Business Economic & Taxation – 300 Marks
  • Paper-VIII
    • Principles and Practice of Auditing, Computer Concepts and e-Commerce – 300 Marks

KPSC Syllabus 2020

Prelims Exam Syllabus

  • Accounting, Auditing, and Taxation
  • Valuation of shares and goodwill
  • Controllership functions
  • Nature and functions of Cost-Accounting and cost classification
  • Job costing
  • FIFO and weighted average methods
  • Accounting as a financial information System
  • Impact of behavioural sciences
  • Methods of accounting for changing price levels
  • Accounting
  • Advanced problems of Company Accounts
  • Amalgamation absorption
  • Reconstruction of companies
  • Accounting of holding Companies
  • Property control and legal Management
  • Definition-Change of Income Tax Exemption
  • Depreciation and Investment allowance
  • Simple problems on the computation of Income
  • Determination of assessable Income
  • Income Tax Authorities
  • Reconciliation of cost
  • Financial accounts and marginal costing
  • Cost — Volume — profit relationship
  • Algebraic formula and a graphical representation
  • Shutdown point
  • Techniques of cost control and reduction
  • Budgetary control-flexible budgets
  • Standard costing
  • Variable analysis
  • Responsibility accounting-bases of charging overheads
  • Significance of the asset function-programming
  • Verification of assets
  • Fixed, wasting and current assets
  • Verification of liabilities
  • Audit of limited companies-appointment status
  • Powers, duties, and liabilities of the auditor
  • Auditor’s report-Audit of share capital
  • Transfer of shares
  • Special points in the audit of banking
  • Insurance companies
  • Business, Finance, and Financial Institutions
  • Concept
  • Scope of Financial Management
  • Financial goals of corporations
  • Capital budgeting, Rules of the thumb
  • Discount and cash flow approaches
  • Incorporating uncertainty in investment decisions
  • Designing an optimal capital structure
  • The weighted average cost of capital
  • Controversy surrounding the Modigliani and Miller model
  • The intermediate and long term finance
  • Role of public and convenable debentures
  • Determinants of an optimal dividend policy
  • Optimizing models of James Walter & John Lintner
  • Forms of dividend payment
  • Structure of working capital
  • Variable affecting the level of components
  • Cash flow approach of forecasting
  • Profiles of working capital in Industries
  • Credit Management & credit policy
  • Consideration of tax in financial planning
  • Organization, deficiencies of Indian Money Market Structure
  • Achievements & failures of nationalized Regional Rural Banks
  • Recommendations of Tandon (P.L.) study group
  • Assessment of the monetary & credit policies of the RBI
  • Constituents of the Indian Capital Market
  • Functions & working of All India term financial institutions
  • Investment policies of the LIC of India
  • Present state of the stock exchange & their regulation
  • Provision of the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881
  • General Studies
  • National and International importance
  • History of India
  • World Geography
  • Indian Polity and Economics
  • General Science
  • Current events of State
  • Indian National Movement
  • General Mental ability
  • Commerce & Management
  • Consumer experience
  • Pattern and analysis
  • Derivatives market
  • Microfinance
  • Fundamentals of the economy
  • Accounting
  • Management controlling system
  • Organizational working
  • Relational impact on companies

Mains Exam Syllabus

Paper-I (Kannada)

  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension of given passages
  • Usage
  • Precise writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Short essay
  • Translation from English to Kannada

Paper-II (English)

  • Communication Skills
  • Comprehension of a given passage
  • Precise Writing
  • Usage
  • Vocabulary
  • Short Essay

Paper-III (General Studies)

  • Statistical Analysis, Graph, and Diagrams
  • Modern History of India
  • Indian culture & Culture of Karnataka
  • Current events of state
  • National International importance

Paper-IV (General Studies)

  • Indian Economy
  • Geography of India
  • Indian Polity
  • Role and impact of Science and Technology

Paper-V (Financial Accounting. Management & Analysis)

  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Accounting Theory
  • Practices
  • Financial Management and Analysis.
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Financial Strategies

Paper-VI (Principles of Management. Organization Behavior, Training & Development)

  • Inventory Management
  • Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Marketing Management
  • Management Concepts
  • Theories
  • Human Resources Management
  • Training & Development
  • Organization and Behavior
  • Project Management

Paper-VII (Corporate Finance, Business Economic & Taxation)

  • Business Law
  • Practices
  • Business Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Management
  • Advanced Business Taxation

Paper-VIII (Principles and Practice of Auditing, Computer Concepts & e-Commerce)

  • E-Commerce
  • Management Information Systems
  • Principles
  • Practice of Auditing
  • Computer Fundamental Concepts

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How Many Stages of the examination will be there in KPSC Assistant Controller Exam?

Ans: Preliminary and Main Examination are the two stages of Examination

Q. What is the Scheme of the Examination for the KPSC Assistant Controller Exam?

Ans: Objective Type Question Paper

Q. What is the Exam Date for KPSC Assistant Controller Exam Dates 2020?

Ans: The Preliminary Exam is going to be conducted on 24th May 2020

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