PDO Recruitment 2016-17 – 1624 Posts in Karnataka Govt., Department of Panchayat Raj

Government of Karnataka, Department of Rural Development and Panchayath Raj (RDPR) has been initiated the process of recruitment of Panchayath Development Officers (PDO) and Grama Panchayath Secretary (Grade-1) posts. The Panchayath Raj Department of Karnataka has chosen Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) for conducting the examinations and instructed the prescribed examination fee in favor of the Government. This recruitment process carries about 815 Panchayath Development Officers (PDO) and 809 Grama Panchayath Secretary (Grade-1) positions including the reserved vacancies for Hyderabad-Karnataka region.


Vacancies of Panchayath Development Officers (PDO) Direct Recruitment 2016-17

Panchayath Development Officers (PDO) Vacancies for 24 Districts (Other than H-K Region) : 638 Posts

Panchayath Development Officers (PDO) Vacancies for Hyderabad-Karnataka Region : 177 Posts

Vacancies of Grama Panchayath Secretary (Grade-1) Direct Recruitment 2016-17

Grama Panchayath Secretary (Grade-1) Vacancies for 24 Districts (Other than H-K Region) : 638 Posts

Grama Panchayath Secretary (Grade-1) Vacancies for Hyderabad-Karnataka Region : 171 Posts


  1. General (GM), 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B Candidates : Rs.500
  2. SC, ST, Cat-1, PwD and Ex-Servicemen : Rs.300



The following dates are tentative dates as the Dept. of Panchayath Raj requested from the Karnataka Examination Authority for the PDO and Grama Panchayath Secretary (Grade-1) Recruitment:

  1. Starting of Online Application Registration (Tentative) : August 2016 (Ends on 15th October 2016)
  2. Tentative Date of Competitive Examination : December 2016 (revised)


The official notification for PDO Recruitment will be announces soon. The notification includes the age limits, educational qualification, exact dates for submission of applications and payment of fees, etc.

Syllabus for PDO Examination

We at CoastalHut have tried to provide the syllabus and model question papers for PDO Examinations. The below attachments help the job seekers to prepare for the PDO Jobs.

Please Note: The information provided above are not final. They might vary with the official notification issued by RDPR or KEA in near future. We strongly suggest you to refer the official notification, once it is available.

PDO Examination- Syllabus PDO Recruitment- Official Letter
PDO Examination - Model Question Paper (Kannada) PDO Examination - Model Question Paper (English)

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  • comment-avatar
    Sudheer 7 years

    Wen online registration will start??

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    lochan 7 years

    sir which website

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    ramesha 7 years

    I am ex serviceman at retaired apr 2017 i looking for good job . B a pass.19 year army service

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    Karthik 7 years

    Hello sir/madam,

    I am interested to apply for this job. But I am not able to register or make online payment through the link.
    So kindly give the information that how to do online registration and payment.

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      Applications yet to start.. Keep patience and wait till the application enabled for apply.

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        vinay 7 years

        Hello dear sir/madam,
        i want to apply for grama panchayti secretary (grade |). please provide syllabus and model questions for this particular job.

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        srinivas 7 years

        When will starts the online application registration please provide date and payment mode

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    Sudheer 7 years

    Please tell us wen online application will start??

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    ಹರ್ಷಿತ 7 years

    ಸರ್ ಆನ್ ಲೈನ್ ಸೇವೆ ಯಾವಾಗ ಪ್ರಾರಂಭವಾಗುತ್ತದೆ ಎಂದು ನಮಗೆ ಹೇಗೆ ತಿಳಿಯುವುದು .

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    akshitha amin 7 years

    Sir/Mam can i get detailed information about this exam??

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      Updated notification will come shortly. Please wait..

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        ajay 7 years

        When will application starts, already month passed away for the information provided by you, in the information online registration will starts in the month of August., But no update is their about that.. you are telling that shortly,. Shortly means how many days

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        When is last date to apply for this exam..

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      Myageri.Kotrappa 7 years

      Sir/mam All ticket recived and Examination date tell me.

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    karthik 7 years

    Sir //adum when will be the application forms get in web

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    ajay 7 years

    When we can expect the date of commencement of online application..
    Please tell us that posting provided by you is genuine or fake.

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    Aru 7 years

    Hello Sir/Madam,
    Wen Online Registration Will Start?

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    Manjunath 7 years

    Sir Grama panchayat secretary grade 1 post qualification what

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    Nagesh Nayak 7 years

    Sir Namaste Ellidira Online Application yavaga sir pls heli sir haaan

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    shruthi 7 years

    When the online registration will start and when last date to apply

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    DEEPA 7 years

    Please give us information about PDO Examinations, and syllabus.

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      prmodh ks 7 years

      Friend i recomondations 4 books panchayath raj ahdhiniyama 1993, authour satpaul puliyaani, and sprda vijetha pdo books authour suresh, all the best,

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    DHANANJAYA.R 7 years

    pls inform me for this exame. I am waiting apply for this job

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    varalakshmi k 7 years

    Hi sir please give me information about the what are the documents attach for applying pdo and grade 1 post.

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    Basavaraj Angadi 7 years

    sir I want details about district wise no vaccines allotments

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    Dear sir,

    Pls confirm us when will be online for application will start.

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    Manikanta. v 7 years

    ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ ,
    ಆನ್ಲೈನ್ ನಲ್ಲಿ apply ಮಾಡುವ link ಬೇಕಾಗಿಧೆ.

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      SREEDHAR 7 years


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      vinorh kumar 6 years

      Pls job send the date forest dep.police.pdo.vao

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    Ramesh. K.T. 7 years

    Dear sir/mam I want to apply for pdo please give me the information about that online application and syllabus
    Please am sooo eagerly waiting for this job

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    srikanth 7 years

    when Last date aply to pdo

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    suhas hu 7 years

    Sir i have dout on pdo exam paper.Kannada vesion & english version papers are in same booklet or saparete . bez we r studing computer litrecy test in english & other syllabus in Kannada .

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    harish 7 years

    sir we applied for pdo but we have to change our selected place so can we apply one more time

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    Suma 7 years

    Sir, can u please let me know the exam date

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    shreun 7 years

    sir which web site when

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    Stella Kumari 7 years

    I made the payment at post office on Friday on Oct 14th, but not able to print the application yet. It SAYS FEES NOT YET PAID. Please advise

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    Yaseen 7 years

    Can you please tell me when the exams will be conduct.

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    maha 7 years

    Sir u declared that exam fee 500, but I paid 700 , y sirsir

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    Jayaprakash 7 years

    Dear sir, I want to PDO written exam date, if you know that date please inform me.

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    brunda 7 years

    Pls tell me exam date

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    sharanagoud Biradar 7 years

    Sir requesting please change the exam date January 28 and 29 central government one more exam there plz requesting

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    mary 7 years

    sir i am b. com graduate, i am looking for good job

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    Syed rizwan 7 years

    Give me the details of pdo exam plz it necessary

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    Kiran 6 years

    When is our pdo exam

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    gagana HP 6 years

    sir /mam

    please sir many information in PDO & banking exam.
    qualification in this jobs & salary details

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    Naveen Kumar 6 years

    Please let me know when will admission tickets will come for pdo exams

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    Shri Paxi 6 years

    Hi all…

    I wanted to know what is the PDO exam center in BELGAUM. In my hall ticket. Only BELGAUM is printed.

    Please tell where is the exam center in BELGAUM. Its urgent..

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      For any discrepancies in the Karnatska PDO Recruitment Admit Cards, please contact Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) Phone :080 – 23 460 460

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    Nandhini Y M 6 years

    wen s d resgistration will b started

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    Sir pdo 2017 nalli callfor hagalva please reply sir