KPSC FDA SDA Exam Dates 2021

The KPSC has released the examination dates for the KPSC FDA SDA Recruitment. The KPSC had also released the official notification extending the last date of application for the post of FDA and SDA to 1st June 2020. The last date to pay the fee was 2nd June 2020. The Karnataka Public Service Commission accepts only online applications for the post of Assistant (First Division Assistant ) and Junior Assistant (Second Division Assistant). The exam dates associated with the KPSC FDA SDA Recruitment are different for both of these posts. This article will throw light on the KPSC FDA SDA Exam Date for the year 2020. The post wise KPSC Exam dates are as follows.

A. KPSC FDA Exam Date

The application process has been concluded. The exam dates as per the latest notice are as given below.

Starting for online registration6th February 2020
Deadline for online registration1st June 2020
Last date for application fee payment2nd June 2020
Compulsory Kannada Exam23rd January 2021
Competitive Exam24th January 2021

B. KPSC SDA Exam Date

Similarly, the KPSC SDA exam dates have also been released. 

Starting for online registration9th March 2020
Last date for online applications1st June 2020
Last date for application fee payment2nd June 2020
Compulsory Kannada Paper13th February 2021
Competitive Exam14th February 2021

KPSC FDA SDA Exam Pattern

The KPSC examination for FDA/SDA will consist of three papers. The first paper i.e. Compulsory Kannada Paper will be descriptive in nature. This paper will carry the highest number of marks i.e 150. The remaining papers namely General English/ General Kannada and General Knowledge will be objective type and carry 100 marks. Candidate must note that they will have to choose an option between General English and General Kannada. The KPSC Exam Pattern shall remain the same for both FDA and SDA.

Sr. No.SectionTypeMarksDuration
1.Compulsory/Mandatory KannadaDescriptive15090 minutes
2.General English/ General KannadaObjective type multiple choice questions10090 minutes
3.General KnowledgeObjective type multiple choice questions10090 minutes


A. General English/General Kannada

  • Grammar
  • Spellings
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Vocabulary

A. Compulsory/Mandatory Kannada

  • Translation from English to Kannada
  • Word knowledge
  • A comprehensive understanding
  • Word experiment
  • Content abbreviation
  • Short essay

C. General Knowledge

  • Indian Culture
  • Indian Constitution
  • Current events
  • General science
  • General and Economic Geography of India
  • Everyday observation
  • Indian History

KPSC FDA SDA Selection Process


The applicants aspiring for the post of Second Division Assistant will undergo a two-staged process of selection. The candidates will have to appear for the written examination first. The candidates who will pass all the three papers will appear for document verification. The interview stage is not yet finalized. Hence the selection process can be enlisted as follows.

  1. Written examination
  2. Document Verification/Interview


Most probably the selection process for the post of First Division Assistant will have two stages. The applicants need to appear for the same examination as that as SDA. The successful candidates will later face the interview round. The written examination will consist of three subjects. The conduction of the skill test is not yet decided. Hence the FDA selection process will be as follows.

  1. Written examination
  2. Interview/Skill Test

Hopefully, this article has addressed all the queries regarding KPSC FDA SDA Exam Date. Now since the candidates are aware of the exam dates, they must start preparing for the exam immediately