The selection is done on the basis of marks scored by candidates in the commission's examination ( preliminary and main) and personality test.
Check below the detailed syllabus for Economics.
- The Framework of an economy; National Income Accounting.
- Economic choice; Consumer behaviour-producer behaviour and market forms.
- Investment decisions and determination of income and employment. Microeconomic models of income, distribution and growth.
- Banking, Objective and instruments of Central Banking and Credit Policies in Planned developing economy.
- Types of taxes and their impacts on the economy, the impacts of the size and content of budgets, objectives and Instruments of budgetary and fiscal policy in a planned developing economy.
- International Trade Tariffs, The rate of exchange, The balance of Payments, International Monetary and Banking Institutions.
PAPER - II
- The Indian Economy : Guiding Principles of Indian Economic Policy - Planned Growth and distributive justice - Eradication of poverty, The Institutional frame work of the Indian Economy-Federal Governmental structure-Agricultural and Industrial sectors, public and private sectors, National Income-its sector and regional distribution, Extent and incidence of poverty.
- Agricultural Production : Agricultural Policy, Land reforms, Technological, Relationship with the Industrial Sector, with special reference to Karnataka.
- Industrial Production : Industrial Policy, public and private sectors, Regional distribution, control of monopolies and monopolistic practices with special reference to Karnataka.
- Pricing Policies for agricultural and industrial outputs, Procurement and public Distribution with special reference to Karnataka.
- Budgetary trends and fiscal policy.
- Monetary and credit trends and policy Banking and other financial institutions.
- Foreign trade and the balance of payments.
- Indian Planning; Objectives, strategy, experience and problems-with special reference to Karnataka.