KPSC KAS 2013 Economics Exam Syllabus

KAS 2013 Syllabus For Economics
The KPSC (Karnataka Public Service Commission) , established in 1951 under the provisions of the Constitution, recruits candidates to the various civil services across the state.

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.


  1. The Framework of an economy; National Income Accounting.
  2. Economic choice; Consumer behaviour-producer behaviour and market forms.
  3. Investment decisions and determination of income and employment. Microeconomic models of income, distribution and growth.
  4. Banking, Objective and instruments of Central Banking and Credit Policies in Planned developing economy.
  5. 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.
  6. International Trade Tariffs, The rate of exchange, The balance of Payments, International Monetary and Banking Institutions.


  1. 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.
  2. Agricultural Production : Agricultural Policy, Land reforms, Technological, Relationship with the Industrial Sector, with special reference to Karnataka.
  3. Industrial Production : Industrial Policy, public and private sectors, Regional distribution, control of monopolies and monopolistic practices with special reference to Karnataka.
  4. Pricing Policies for agricultural and industrial outputs, Procurement and public Distribution with special reference to Karnataka.
  5. Budgetary trends and fiscal policy.
  6. Monetary and credit trends and policy Banking and other financial institutions.
  7. Foreign trade and the balance of payments.
  8. Indian Planning; Objectives, strategy, experience and problems-with special reference to Karnataka.
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