Karnataka RDPR to Recruit 1400 PDOs Soon through KPSC

Karnataka Department of Rural Development and Panchayath Raj (RDPR) is going to recruit 1400 PDOs (Panchayath Development Officers) Soon. Last year RDPR has recruited 2500 PDOs. The additional 1400 PDOs will be recruited in next 6 months. KPSC will issue official notification regarding the same within  8-10 days.

Update : 18.03.2011

Totally 5628 new posts are created as PDOs. Last year around 2500 PDOs are recruited.  1400 PDO recruitment will be done now. The rest of the recruitment is done through internal promotions.
Last year the RDPR department itself conducted recruitment process according the new recruitment rules. But this year KPSC will take this task of recruiting and conducting Competitive exams. The minimum qualification to apply for PDO is any graduation from recognized university.
Pay Scale : Rs.10,000/-250-10,500-300-12,300-350-14,400-400-16800-450-18150/-
Qualification : Any Degree from recognized university or equivalent qualification.
Age Limit : Min. 18 years Max. 35years.
Selection Process :
  • Part-1 : Eligibility Test – Computer Literacy (General Kannada, Rural Development & Panchayath Raj)
  • Part-2 : Competitive Exam (General Knowledge, General English)
The exams will be objective type. Candidates can apply to any one district.
Watch this space for more updates regarding the PDO Recruitment.
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  1. can anyone refer me good books for the PDO exam this time.pls suggest some good magazines also for gk and where can i get the previous question papers for this exam?

  2. Gk book by Tarun Goyal(arihant publications)...

  3. please send me if any one has old PDO papers to my mail id.

  4. when will the online pdo application will be released on web sites

  5. can any one pls tel me wen is the PDO exam as am not able to find the dates in the website and hence am really confused and worried. Also pls suggest the ways of preparation.

    Thank you,

  6. When will u conduct PDO exam.will u give permission to final year B.E students to apply.

  7. Can anyone send me old PDO papers to my id?

  8. sir my name is mohan the online application from is not opening from 2 days i request to extend the date from 19th to further week...

  9. what is the minimum cut-off marks for pdo selection?


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