KPSC QUALITY INSPECTOR EXAM SYLLABUS

KARNATAKA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
QUALITY INSPECTOR EXAM SYLLABUS
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SYLLABUS FOR RECRUITMENT OF QUALITY INSPECTOR
(Paper-II: - Specific Paper)
1) Food grain production in the country - Background
2) Morphology of cereals (Wheat, Rice, Paddy, etc.), their constituents and milling Procedures
3) Pulses, their important varieties constituents, milling procedures
4) General problems of storage of food grains at commercial / farm level
5) Food policy of India - A profile: a. Procurement, b. Storage, c. Distribution
6) Milling, processing, packaging of food grains and their finished products
7) Factors responsible for deterioration of food grains in storage:
a. Insects and mites, b. Rats, c. Fungi and micro organisms, d. Birds
8) Insect pests of stored grains and milled products, their identification, biology and Nature of damage
9) Control methods of stored grains insect pests
10) Control of vertebrate pests - Rats, bandicoots, birds, etc.,
11) Toxic contaminants in food, their effects and prevention

12) Pesticide contaminants, tolerance limit of residues, antidotes, and precautions for Safe handling of pesticides
13) Source and detection of insect infestation in stored grains
14) Principle of scientific godown construction
15) Metallic and non-metallic storage structures
16) Pesticide formulations, their physical, chemical and biological properties,
method of Handling, application and their efficacy
17) Role of moisture in godowns, its measurement in food grains
18) Godown management and code of storage practices
19)Principle of godown sanitation and hygiene
20)Fumigation of food grains by different fumigants and use of safety
equipment
21)Handling and transportation of food grains
22)Inspection of food grains terminology, necessity and utility
23)Sampling techniques and grading of food grains
24) Grain quality during storage of food grains, i.e., categorization,
classification and Grain designation, etc.,
25) Uniform specifications of rice, paddy, maize, ragi, jowar, etc., at the time
of Procurement
26)Issuable and non - issuable stocks
27)Damaged food grains, their categorization and disposal procedures
28)Consumer Protection Act and its importance
29)Food Safety and Standard Act and its importance
30)Insecticide Act and its importance
31)Minimum Support Price and Central Issue Price, their importance
32)Issue of food grains to State Government and their agencies for TPDS and
other Welfare schemes
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