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Salary Structure of Government Jobs in Karnataka

Employment in government sector brings in immense benefits starting from social status to job security. When it comes to choosing government jobs in Karnataka, you can apply in various domains including engineering, transportation, medical, academics, banking and administration.

Your educational qualification is also an important consideration, as the government job market is a highly competitive one and you need to be well prepared for getting through your desired job profile. The educational criteria usually vary from secondary education to post graduation and graduation, depending on the position you are applying for. For most of the government jobs, you will have to appear for a written examination followed by a face to face round. The written test is usually conducted to test the reasoning, quantitative and analytical skills together with the language proficiency and general knowledge of the candidates.

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Majority of the government departments in Karnataka publish notifications of their jobs in national or local dailies and employment newspapers. In general, the age limit to apply for any government job is in between 18 to 30 years. Each department has its own syllabus and examination pattern. All you need to do is keep yourself updated with the examination procedure for improved performance. Besides, your personal preparations, you can always take help from the coaching centers.

The Government of Karnataka, taking into account the changing needs and interest of its people and the rising cost of living in the state is constantly trying to develop on its existing pay structure. Recommendations and suggestions by the State Committees and Commissions have been given due importance in this matter.

Karnataka Government Jobs Pay Structure: A Few Facts

The suggestions of the State Commissions and Committees clearly imply that the Central Pay Scales are least favored owing to dissimilarities in jurisdictions, functions, responsibilities, service conditions etc.

The revision of pay structure has been guided by several factors like the need for infrastructure development, human capital growth and fiscal capacity etc.

There is a Master Scale with 91 stages

Dearness Allowance or DA (on 1st January 2012) is included at the index level of 191.5 points- it was 76.75% on 1st January 2012

Minimum Pay Scale is INR 4800- 7275 (Recommendations to increase it to INR 9600- 145500 have been put forward)

Maximum Pay Scale is INR 28275- 39900 (Recommendations to increase it to INR 56550- 79800 have been put forward)

22.5% fitment benefits of basic pay (including Interim relief of 15%)

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The increment rates (annual), master scale and pay stages of increment rates as on 3rd April 2012 are as follows:

Master ScaleAnnual Increment RatePay Stages of Increment Rates
4800-100-6000-125-6500-150-7100-175-7800- 200-8600-225-9500-250-10500-300-12300- 350-14400-400-16800-450-19500-525- 22650-600-26250-675-30300-750-34800- 850-39900100,125,150,175,200,225,250,300,350, 400,450,525,600,675,750,8504800,6000,6500,7100,7800,8600,9500, 10500,12300,14400,16800,19500,22650, 26250,30300,34800, 39900
Pay Stages in number-91  
Maximum- 39900 and Minimum- 4800  

Recommended increment rates (annual), master scale and pay stages of increment rates stand something like this:

Master ScaleAnnual Increment RatePay Stages of Increment Rates
9600-200-12000-250-13000-300-14200- 350-15600-400-17200-450-19000-500- 21000-600-24600-700-28800-800-33600- 900-39000-1050-45300-1200-52500- 1350-60600-1500-69600-1700-79800200,250,300,350,400,450,500,600,700, 800,900,1050,1200,1350,1500,17009600,12000,13000,14200,15600,17200, 19000,21000,24600,28800,33600,39000, 45300,52500,60600,69600,79800

Revised Allowances based on Recommendations by the State Committee

Conveyance Allowance increased to INR 200- INR 600 from INR 100-INR 400

CCA rates raised to INR 250-INR 400 per month to INR 80- INR 300 per month

25% Out of State Allowance

FTA rates of INR 225- INR 750 from INR 150- INR 700

Renewal Grant, Initial Grant all are increased

Here is a list of some of the salaries based on recent job posts

Clerical jobs at some of the leading banks in the state – INR 16,500 per month

Classical Dancer (Bharatnatyam) Hubli- Grade Pay INR 1900 with a pay scale of INR 5200-20200

Junior Research Fellow at CFTRI or Central Food Technological Research Institute with an average salary of INR 16,000 per month

Subject Matter specialist at T-6 Agronomy with in Pay Band 3 with a salary of INR 15,600- INR 39100 and Gross Pay or GP of INR 5,400

Program Consultants at National Aerospace Laboratories with a salary range of INR 40,000- INR 90,000 per month

Research Associate at National Institution of Animal Nutrition and Physiology with an average pay scale of INR 16,000 per month

*Information regarding these salaries is sourced from recent job posts by the Karnataka government. The site is not responsible for any discrepancies in this matter whatsoever.

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Major Government Offices in Karnataka

Some of the major government offices where you can apply for a job include:

  • Department of Agriculture
  • Mangalore Customs
  • Krishi Marata Vahini
  • Rajiv Gandhi Rural Housing Corporation Limited
  • Karnataka State Small Industries Development Corporation
  • Karnataka State Building Center
  • Karnataka State Pollution Control Board
  • Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat
  • Bellary Zilla Panchayat
  • Karnataka Examination Authority [CET]
  • Central Poultry Development Organization
  • Central Silk Board
  • Bangalore Customs
  • Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Ltd.
  • Department of Stamps & Registration
  • Directorate of State Educational Research & Training
  • Karnataka Public Service Commission [KPSC]
  • Karnataka State Police
  • Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation
  • Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Limited
  • Export Permits of Coffee Board
  • Water Resources Department
  • Department of Collegiate Education
  • Karnataka State Women University
  • Directorate of Mass Education
  • State Election Commission, Karnataka
  • Central Ground Water Board
  • India Coffee Board
  • The Roerich and Devika Rani Roerich Estate Board
  • Central Excise Bangalore
  • Central Public Works Department, South Zone-III
  • Karnataka Examination Authority
  • Department of Public Instruction



Karnataka Public Service Commission or KPSC was constituted under the provisions of the Constitution of India on 18-05-1951. The major purpose of the KPSC was to advise the Government and other Appointing Authorities to make recruitments in the state civil services. The Commission is a constitutional body. Commission comprised of a Chairman and nine members. The Commission is having its Head Office at Bangalore and four Regional Offices at Mysore, Belgaum Gulbarga & Shimoga.

Karnataka Public Service Commission does the selection of candidates into various categories of job posts on the basis of the following:

  1. Both Competitive Examination and Personality test.
  2. Only by Interview
  3. Only by Competitive Examination

Karnataka Public Service Commission Exam result 2012:
List of selected candidates for KPSC job:
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Last Updated on : 28/12/2013